Page 1

INSIDE: Scorching temps send mercury soaring, breaks record July 9, 2010

Pg. 3

F R I D A Y

back at life 29 Aherlooksecond 1985-

201

0

LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS, WEATHER & ENTERTAINMENT  chilliwacktimes.com

Oranje fever

Chopper helps put brakes on car thief

Chilliwack’s loud & proud Dutch community hoping for World Cup victory

BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

A

man is in custody after a 40-minute crime spree was brought to an end by an RCMP helicopter Wednesday afternoon. It began rather innocuously at around 12:20 p.m. when a witness reported the theft of a car from a Luckakuck Way parking lot. The car, a red Plymouth Acclaim, was located by a police cruiser soon after on Vedder Road, but then the situation got interesting. When the driver pulled into a parking lot in the 5700 block of Vedder Road, the police car a c t i va t e d i t s lights in an attempt to pull over the susEB IRST pect. First reported on But the suschilliwacktimes.com pect had different ideas and, according to RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Lea-Anne Dunlop, “drove the stolen vehicle over the curb, over trees and shrubs, across the boulevard and public sidewalk and back out onto Vedder Road to evade police.” Police looked north down Vedder Road and watched the suspect leave the vehicle and begin running. The car was still moving, however, and officers remained at the scene to monitor the Plymouth as it left the right side of the road and struck a tree and brick wall fence. Dunlop said the situation could have been far worse. “His driving and his attempts to evade police were very, very

W

F

See CHOPPER, Page 25

BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

Paul. J. Henderson /TIMES

C

hilliwack’s large Dutch community will be yelling “Hup Holland!” this weekend as the Netherlands squares off in the World Cup final Sunday in South Africa. For the past two weeks, Chilliwack has grown steadily more orange as the Dutch have made their way through the group and knockout stages, where they knocked off powerhouse Brazil. Even the local UPS store, where brown is usually the dominant colour, has gone orange, thanks to owners Jos and Fieny Van den Boom. The Van den Booms, who immigrated from the Netherlands nine years ago, have woken up as early as 4 a.m. to watch their team in action. “We are pretty excited for Sunday,” Jos told the Times. He said he is “as confident as the Dutch always are” and that the local Dutch community is optimistic that their heroes will triumph this weekend. While Canadians of uncertain descent, like this reporter, may have a difficult time finding a rooting interest in the world’s largest sporting event, for those with roots overseas the World Cup can be a way to reconnect with one’s birth nation. While his family has been in Canada for nearly a decade now, Jos said that he feels more of an affinity for his country and its symbols— the monarchy and the soccer team—than he did when living in the Netherlands. “We are more Dutch here than we ever were in the Netherlands,” he said. “You’re more interested in what’s going on and you feel more attached to the country than you did before.” That feeling, he says, is not unique to his family nor immigrants from Holland.

Local wood baron Robert Prinse proudly flies a Dutch soccer flag behind his bike.

“The English over here are more English than over there [in Europe],” he added, noting that he still cheers for Canadian athletes in competitions against countries other Holland. Jos hoped the Netherlands would face Germany in the final and exact revenge for the 1974 Dutch loss to West Germany in that year’s championship game. For a time, that rematch looked likely. Like most keen observers, Craig Doble, who coaches with Bolton Wanderers’ international academy and who was in town for a soccer camp at Townsend field, predicted Germany to beat not just Spain, but the Netherlands in the final. And in the Klassic European Deli on

Wednesday, the game blared from speakers, employee Urusla Linau sported a hat with two German flags, and the colours of Germany and the Netherlands hung above a refrigerator. With Linau hailing from Germany and two other employees of Dutch descent there was hope that Germany would reach the final and up the tension. “To make it interesting we want the teams to be Netherlands and Germany,” said Linau. Alas it was not to be, as the Germans fell 1-0 to Spain. At Corky’s Pub, where a couple dozen fans watched the proceedings, a German fan who would only give his name as Eric said, “We See ORANJE, Page 27

Plumbing Service Department WWW.OCONNORGROUP.COM 06198229

8645 Young Street, Chilliwack 604-792-5151 www.jadamandsons.com

FREE 143 PT pre-owned inspection and one year membership!

only at

604-792-2754 DL#5952

02124924

Price 60¢


A02 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

SEEING IS BELIEVING FREE 40%*

PRESCRIPTION

SUNGLASSES

OR 2 FOR 1

We carry the largest selection of frames in the Fraser Valley including D&G, VOGUE, KLIIK, GUESS, VERSACE & FYSH

Buy one complete pair of Glasses at regular price and get second one

FREE

*Complete glasses include frame and lenses.

Appointments

Huge Selection

AnyAdvertisers Price by 10% AtTheTime of Purchase!

Around Your Schedule

of Designer Frames

Means We Get It Right The First Time

And Adjustments

UPS

VEDDER RD.

We Will Beat

Our Experience

Free Repairs

*some restrictions apply see store for details

LIMITED TIME OFFER*

Full Service Facility Glasses & Contacts

1 (for HOUR Service most glasses & contacts)

FRAMES AND LENSES with complete purchase of glasses* Over 1000 Choices of Frames

LIMITED TIME OFFER*

(no discontinued products)

OFF

Save On Foods

Sardis Optical Save On Gas Station

Royal Bank

Panago Pizza

Tim Hortons

PROMONTORY RD.

www.sardisoptical.com

Ben Pourmokhtari Managing Optician

#6-6014 Vedder Road

(by Save-On-Foods in Vedder Crossing)

Mon-Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm Closed Sunday & Holidays

604-393-3745

01059719


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A03

Upfront

EMPLOYEE PRICING EVENT bcgmcdealers.ca

Old record melts away

Briefly Envision robbed The hunt is on for a man who robbed a Chilliwack bank Wednesday afternoon. Police say a man walked into Envision Credit Union at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday and handed a clerk a note demanding money. The man was given an undisclosed amount of cash and left the credit union. Mounties were unable to find the man, who is described as white, fivefoot-four and between 130 and 140 pounds. He had sandy blond hair with tattoos covering both arms. RCMP Forensic Identification Services attended and the police investigation is ongoing. Police have not publicly released video stills of the suspect, because they only do so when they need the public’s assistance to identify the suspect.

90-year-old temperature record crushed by heat wave BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

I

n case you’ve been living in an air conditioned bubble and haven’t been outside, Wednesday and Thursday were hot. Really hot. Chilliwack broke a 90-year record on July 7 as the mercury hit 34.7C with a relative humidity

The Chilliwack Times is proud to celebrate 25 years as your community newspaper. Take a look back with us at newsmakers over the years.

Cornelia Naylor/TIMES

Ciara Diehl, 3, plunges through a shower of cooling water at the Landing Leisure splash park Thursday. Water-based fun was popular this week as record temperatures hit Chilliwack.

1998

of 22 per cent (10.7 per cent above normal), according to Environment Canada volunteer weather observer Roger Pannett. “At last summer has arrived,” he said Wednesday evening. The previous record for July 7 was 32.8C recorded in 1920. Chilliwack’s weather records date back to 1881. Pannett also reminded us that the all-time temperature record in Chilliwack was set less than a year ago, on July 29, 2009, when the heat wave peaked at 38.2C with a relative humidity of 19 per cent. Thursday was forecast to be even hotter than Wednesday, but records could not be confirmed before press time as the maximum temperature for the day usually comes around 5 p.m., according to Pannett. Before Thursday, the record temperature for July 8 was 33.9C in 1905. Environment Canada forecast a high of 35C for Thursday and 33C for Friday. The forecast for the weekend is slightly cooler with sunny skies and highs of 30C on Saturday and 29C on Sunday.

Spotted owl spotted

1985-20

10

Transit advocate saves city money But her ideas would cost taxpayers $5 million

BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

J

ennifer Bigham told Chilliwack city council on Monday night that local transit is “atrocious” and that when she first witnessed the system she was “appalled.” Bigham is a transit user turned bike rider who presented a detailed report entitled “Chilliwack Transit: Are we moving forward?” to city council on Monday night. The report was based on her research and surveys completed by 500 riders. “In most cases it is faster to walk than it is to use the transit system and those using the system have no other choice,” she told council Monday. But despite the harsh words, Big-

ham was mostly constructive in her presentation to council; so much so that Mayor Sharon Gaetz thanked her for doing what an expert would have charged the city thousands of dollars. “I think we would have paid a whole whack of money to a consultant to come up with this sort of information,” Gaetz said. Bigham told council the system has problems with routes, with timing and was based on a model from 20 years ago “when the business sector was in the historic downtown core.” She talked about restructuring the system “from the ground up,” but said changes she envisioned would

BEDROOM SUITE

LIMITED QUANTITY

Dresser, Mirror, Chest, Queen Headboard, Footboard, Rails & 2 Night Tables Mon 10am - 3pm Tues to Fri 10am - 5:30pm Sat 10am - 5pm Closed Sunday

$

ONLY

1798

cost $5 million. She compared that to the expenditures of more than $50 million on the Evans Road interchange and roundabout. Gaetz responded that the Evans Road project was funded with DCCs, that the city “can’t take money from DCCs to put into transportation,” and that $5 million would show up as a 10-per-cent tax increase to residents. Bigham also brought up the broader idea of linking to other communities and the idea of passenger rail in the Fraser Valley. Gaetz renewed the city’s longstanding rejection of the idea of light rail on the old interurban line as pro-

posed by the Rail for the Valley group. The group wants to see the old rail line between Surrey and Chilliwack used for commuter service. “At first blush this is not something attainable to the city of Chilliwack,” she told Bigham. “We would have to upgrade our rail crossings at at cost of $250,000 to $500,000.” Bigham acknowledged that ridership is low in Chilliwack, but said once a revamped system is established and proven reliable, ridership will increase considerably. But Coun. Diane Janzen disagreed. “One of the adages I’ve learned is build it and they will not necessarily come,” Janzen said.

MATTRESS SPECIALS PALOMA ULTRA PLUSH SINGLE SET ........................ $399.00 DOUBLE SET ...................... $469.00 QUEEN SET ......................... $499.99 KING SET 3 PCE ................. $675.00

SHERBROOKE

(POCKETCOIL)W/ZONED LATEX SINGLE SET ........................ $599.99 DOUBLE SET ...................... $699.99 QUEEN SET ......................... $799.99 KING SET 3 PCE ................. $999.99

www.longfellowsfurniture.com

FURNITURE & MATTRESSES

FAMILY BUSINESS SINCE 1973

5506 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack

858-9029

07094758

Notice of a spotted owl sighting saved three trees on Banford Road, B.C. Hydro had targeted the trees for termination as they were ruled unhealthy and a threat to property and lives. But a local resident put his own label on the trees, saying—in blue spray paint—he’d seen spotted owls in the area. “We take something like that very seriously, said a B.C. Hydro spokesman. Evidence of an owl, but not a spotted one, was discoevered in the tree.


A04 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

2 3$$8(

News

&, '-

BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

F

or the second straight year a Supreme Court justice has forced a Lindell Beach resort operator to take back a trailer it sold because the placement of mobile homes on the property is illegal. Justice Brian Joyce ruled Tuesday that Lindell Beach Holiday Resort must repay George and Rita Petrelli the amount they paid for the trailer in 2007. The Petrellis had argued that they were not informed that the resort had been zoned by the regional district as a campground and that the trailer would contravene district bylaws. For his decision, Joyce relied heavily on a similar Supreme Court decision from last year between the same resort and another couple, Gwena and Mark Bahry. In that case, which Lindell Beach also lost, Justice William Grist found that, while the Bahry’s trailer was technically a “recreational vehicle” when purchased, the modifications made by Lindell Beach ownership when the home was placed on the property showed the trailer was not intended to be moved. Grist found that “The Site Agreement constitutes an illegal use under the Regional District’s bylaws, and this amounts to a fundamental breach of the contract with the plaintiffs.” Grist wrote: “The parties have produced a series of correspondence between the defendant and the Regional District. It seems clear from this that the facility the defendant operates does not conform with the Holiday Park designation under the Bylaws.” He wrapped up his finding with damning language. “This is clearly a breach,” Grist stated.

“The court could hardly be expected to find a flouting of lawful obligation, even a fairly successful one, to be otherwise.” The most recent case was a direct result of last year’s ruling, according to court documents. When the Petrellis learned of last year’s court decision, they began the legal proceedings that wrapped up Tuesday. In basing his decision on last year’s decision, Joyce said he was not convinced that there were any significant differences from last year’s case. And he took the defendants to task, writing that “There is, in my respectful view, an element of oppression in the defendant’s position of seeking to raise, once again, the same issue on which it was unsuccessful in another action involving another party who entered into a contract for the purchase and sale of a Holiday Home for placement on its property.” The owners of Lindell Beach Holiday Resort did not respond to the Times request for comment by press time. In an e-mail to the Times Frank Kelly, deputy director of planning and development at the Fraser Valley Regional District, wrote: “There is an ongoing dispute between Lindell Beach Holiday Resort Inc. and the Regional District regarding the current use of the subject property. The Regional District is currently considering proposals from the property owner. It would be inappropriate to comment further on the latter at this time.” Kelly did say, however, that the rulings in both case support the district’s interpretation of the local bylaws. “We are hopeful that these two rulings will encourage the owner to bring the property into compliance with the bylaws without the need for further litigation,” Kelly wrote.

@!$ &?$>- &!5D&$ #5- *$&'-$ ?57" )$-: >D-35-) 3>-AD7", !0% ;": 4597 + *0%9. >7% *)>9 '3 )5 =( %>9* CBEE0

#-) -/61

)%!

"

!%

/.,# '&+*'($

6<1( 8D??$- B%2 BD&!:57% @$?+ 6(;/=4(/.;46

"""*.-+20!4*(-

=G<G+ 58# %5(258 2#/ 2@/EG8" +/@8-@%+G58. 65+ '@CG$ ?G+! @8; 5+!#/ $G-%5(8+ 5/ 2/5<5+G58. D@>#- & -(/%!@/"#- 85+ G8%C($#$. 7*B)3.3) A F#"(C@/ /@+#- *10.0:,?E 4 *B3.0:,$@;. #6#&33 9$$G+G58@C $@;- @+ /#"(C@/ /@+#. ,##%* %2.1*%)0 &%.(%/+%* !'- "'$' ',$),/ ',%51 246818

The Truth About Sprinkler Systems: • • • •

Create Free Time Produce Beautiful Flower Baskets and Lush Green Grass Use Weather Based Watering to Save 30% Water We Install Landscape Lighting Systems too!

Free Estimates 604-421-4555 *University Sprinklers and www.UniversitySprinklers.com are registered trademarks of University Sprinkler Systems Inc.

Classic Car Show

camp sunrise The only camp for me... since 1925

Sunday, July 18 ~ 9am-4pm

Send-A-Kid-To-Camp Campaign If you would like to make a donation to send a child to camp please contact Chrisandra at 604-792-0311

Fundraiser BBQ

07091676

Outside The Salvation Army Chilliwack Thrift Store Saturday, July 10 from 11am - 3pm All proceeds going towards camp registration fees

1957 Chevrolet Belair Convertible owned by B. Chudyk

Situated in the heart of British Columbia on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Gibsons. Camp Sunrise is your trusted camping destination. Not only in beauty, but as a positive connecting point for children. This will be a week !lled with so much fun your children will never forget it.

Minter Gardens & The Fraser Valley British Motor Club invite you to our 8th Annual Classic Car Show!

Over 100 Mint Condition Classic Cars Live Musical Entertainment by Dixie 9 People’s Choice Voting & More!

The Salvation Army Chilliwack Community Church

Exit #135 off Highway 1, Chilliwack, BC Phone 604.794.7191 www.mintergardens.com 07096606

060410

Resort loses second case

“A church you can call home.” 46420 Brooks Ave. Chilliwack B.C. V2P 1C5 Phone: (604) 792-0311 or Email: sa.chwk@shaw.ca Regular Worship Services Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

www.salvationarmychilliwack.ca


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A05

Summer Repair & Design Specials All Jewellery

All Gold Chains & Bracelets

on the dollar until the computer says STOP.

on the dollar until the computer says STOP.

50¢

28 display cases full of chains, earrings and bracelets. The largest selection around.

50¢

Price

Middleman Buy Direct and You save!

Quality

Canadian Made Hand Picked Jewellery & Diamonds

Service

I sit beside my goldsmiths to turn your old gold into new custom jewellery daily.

Buy your ring and have it sized in 30 minutes, not two weeks!

Two goldsmiths with 70 years of combined experience work in the store six days a week. Harley Watches and Desk Clocks

10 showcases of diamond Wedding, Engagement and Anniversary Rings

Coloured precious stones from around the world

Hundreds of pairs of Diamond Earrings

Build-A-Braclet

Can You Tell The Difference? Our beads retail at a fraction of the other retail brands.

THOMAS 604-858-8002

2009

A Large Selection of Canadian Diamond Jewellery

Designer

JEWELLERY LTD. 7425 Vedder Rd, Chilliwack Look for the 2 palm trees

www.thomasdesignerjewellery.com 07094479

Easy Parking - DRIVE RIGHT UP TO THE FRONT DOORS

I buy old, usuable gold!


A06 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Open your door to summer.

News

Be FRESH, SAFE, SECURE and BUG-FREE in clean, contemporary style!

RETRACTABLE SCREENS Paul J. Henderson/TIMES

IMW Industries owner Brad Miller, pictured here at a tour of the plant with Premier Gordon Campbell and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Barry Penner in 2009, has sold to a California-based company.

IMW sold for $125 mil

BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

T

he $125 million sale of Chilliwack’s IMW Industries to a California-based company will not mean the local employer is moving nor will it lead to job losses. Quite the contrary, according to owner and president Brad Miller. “We have no intention of reducing our workforce here,” he told the Times Wednesday. “I expect we’ll see larger opportunities after the acquisition.” A long-time customer of IMW, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which provides natural gas to alternative-fuel vehicles, has agreed to acquire IMW for $125 million in cash and stock plus a cash earn-out arrangement. IMW makes and services natural gas fuelling compressors and other related equipment sold to station operators and commercial fleets, mostly overseas. Clean Energy has used IMW compressors and other equipment for several years in many of its 200 stations across the United States. “I believe partnering with Clean Energy will launch IMW on its next stage of growth providing significant opportunities for our employees, customers and suppliers as we continue to expand our global presence in the large and rapidly growing natural gas fuelling and alternative energy sectors,” Miller said in a press release. Miller is the owner and president of IMW and after the sale will remain at the helm for at least four more years. He told the Times the natural gas market is

on an inevitable growth spurt in North America and “even a little bit in Canada” and that the quality of the local facility coupled with B.C. being one of the most competitive provinces means IMW will stay put. “I don’t see any way why we would want to leave Chilliwack,” he said. Despite the success of IMW’s business, the Canadian acceptance of natural gas has been delayed. The “vast majority” of what the company manufactures goes to China, South America and Europe. “Pretty much the rest of the world,” he said. So what’s the delay with natural gas hitting Canada? “That’s a good question, we’ve been slow to catch on,” he said. “Hopefully that’s going to change. Our natural gas prices are so low. It’s 25 per cent cleaner and 40 per cent cheaper; one of the reasons that I sold to the company that I did is because they are the biggest station installer in the U.S. so it’s a good built-in customer for us.” Clean Energy president and CEO Andrew J. Littlefair praised IMW for “aggressively” expanding while other companies “were retrenching” during the recent economic slowdown. Clean Energy, based in Seal Beach, Calif., will make an upfront payment of $15 million in cash and another $60 million in company stock. It will follow up with four annual payments of $5 million in cash and $7.5 million in stock. The company said it also will pay IMW Industries shareholders “certain percentages” of IMW’s future gross profits during the next four years.

PROTECT YOUR GARDEN FROM THE HEAT KELMOR MAKES IT EASY • Top Soil • Bark Mulch • Bark Nuggets • Lava Rock • Landscape Rock

• European designed and award winning • Over 100 fabric colours and designs available • Create outdoor entertaining & living space • 10 year warranty

SECURITY SCREEN DOORS • No bars, no grills • Just security with a clear view

WINDOW SCREENS Starting as low as

25 installed

$

AS SEEN IN THE PNE PRIZE HOME!

The Magic of Retractable Screens

attractive • Many colours to choose from

BILL KELLY 604-795-3330

www.wizardscreens.com NOW OPEN!

07096648

Pit on ENTERPRISES LTD Promontory Rd

604.825.8477

07096612

KELMOR

RETRACTABLE AWNINGS

with a layer of Bark Mulch

• Compost • Drain Rock • Fill Dirt • Sand • Crusher Dust • Long-lasting, clean & • Pit Run Gravel

• Truck Rentals • Grader • 4 yd Loader

• Retain the style and look of your home • Hide from view when not in use • Custom made & professionally installed • Limited Lifetime Warranty • Damage and impact resistant


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A07

News

Time is of the essence for proposed gravel pit BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

T

he race is on in the Chilliwack River Valley between a gravel mine application and the creation of guidelines that wouldn’t allow such a project in the proposed location. The Fraser Valley Regional District will begin a public consultation process soon to get public input into the Aggregate Pilot Project (APP)—a framework initiated by the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and guided by a committee comprised of industry, local government and ministry staff. The APP was initiated “in response to persistent and intense conflicts surrounding aggregate operations in the Fraser Valley Regional District,” according to FVRD staff. In the pilot project, areas of the district are designated green, yellow or red in terms of suitability for gravel mining. The current conflict is over the Southview Sorting application to put a 40-hectare gravel mine at Larson’s Bench in the Chilliwack River Valley. The area of the proposed mine would be designated red—unsuitable for gravel mining—if the APP were in place today. “Yes, it’s conceivable that the applicant could get in under the wire,” mining minister Randy Hawes told Province columnist Brian Lewis. “If the application meets all the criteria, then under the law we have no way of saying no. But with all concerns now being raised, we’ll certainly take a long, hard look at it.” The Friends of the Chilliwack River Valley have set a meeting with Hawes on July 12.

“We’ll be telling them that we want official protection for the recreational corridor in the Chilliwack Valley,” said Glen Thompson of the Friends. “That same night we will announce the recreational corridor zoning proposal at the official community plan meeting with the FVRD.” The mine’s opponents in the valley have expressed concern for a number of reasons, but the main issues are trucks on Chilliwack Lake Road and possible contamination of the local aquifer. A consultant for the city of Chilliwack recently reported that the proposed gravel mine poses little risk to the city’s water supply from the Sardis-Vedder aquifer, but fuel storage at the site could be a risk to water quality. The proposed site is also immediately upstream from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Chilliwack Salmon Hatchery and Pierce Ponds restoration site. In an e-mail from hatchery manager Bob Stanton to provincial officials on June 25, Stanton said “This facility pumps up to 10,000 lpm of ground water from a large aquifer seven months of the year and lesser quantities for domestic use all year long.” Stanton’s boss Corino Salomi, area habitat and enhancement manager for DFO in the Lower Fraser Valley, told the Times last week it was too early to say whether or not DFO was concerned about the mine. “The provincial mines branch is really taking the lead on the permitting of the facility,” he said. ◗ Opponents of the gravel mine have planned a rally at the Chilliwack Fish & Game on July 15 at 7 p.m.

CHILL OUT

CLEARANCE CENTRE

OK ✓ Good Credit OK ✓ Bad Credit ed OK ✓ Self Employ

10,495

GREAT SUMMER RIDES!

#9268

2006 MURANO AWD

2800!

#7695

#7149

#9507

2005 GRAND PRIX SE

#0887

2008 ESCAPE XLT

Clearance Centre Price $18,995

#8428

2005 PONTIAC G6

Clearance Centre Price $8,295

#7126

2002 BEETLE TURBO

Clearance Centre Price $9,995

Clearance Centre Price $8,495

Senior’s Discount Available

2004 FREESTAR

Clearance Centre Price $8,295

Clearance Centre Price $19,995

DON’T PAY FOR A YEAR! O.A.C.

2008 VW BEETLE

Clearance Centre Price $19,995

#8540

2008 VW BEETLE

Clearance Centre Price $19,995

#9790

2009 KIA RIO

Clearance Centre Price $9,995

#8934

2003 FORD EXPLORER

Clearance Centre Price $13,995

#8813

2007 PONTIAC WAVE

Clearance Centre Price $8,888

604-824-1499

06252370

MITSUBISHI DUCTLESS SPLIT AIR CONDITIONING

3 LEFT

$

2005 CAMRY LE

Installed from $

No Credit O K✓ Bankruptcy OK ✓ Divorced O K✓

2009 KIA SPECTRA 5 LX

Clearance Centre Price $9,995

CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING

Look for the Bear!

Trades Welcome Financing Available

#2764

CHILL-AIR

We also Install

in Sardis

7348 Vedder Road

for homes with baseboard heating Find out more at www.chill-air.com

At the corner of Yale Road West and Enterprise Drive • 604-792-6783 (across from O’Connor RV)

DLN 30309

Your Chilliwack Ford Dealer in Sardis

07097067


A08 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Opinion

E-mail: editorial@chilliwacktimes.com Phone: 604-792-9117 • Fax: 604-792-9300

◗ Our view

Who we are

Oh what a beautiful four weeks

The Chilliwack Times is a division of Canwest Publishing Inc., located at 45951 Trethewey Ave., Chilliwack, B.C. ◗ Publisher

I

Nick Bastaja

nbastaja@chilliwacktimes.com ◗ Editor

Ken Goudswaard

kgoudswaard@chilliwacktimes.com

◗ Administration Shannon Armes Tara Goodkey-Chapman ◗ Classifieds Arlene Wood ◗ Advertising Jeff Warren Brian Rumsey Andrea Weiman Marni de Boer ◗ Graphic design Michelle Greenwood Ann Goudswaard Heidi Massie Tracy Trydal ◗ Editorial Paul J. Henderson Tyler Olsen Cornelia Naylor ◗ Distribution Lisa Ellis Renate Ginther Brian Moffat ◗ Contact

us

Switchboard 604-792-9117 Classified 604-795-4417 Delivery (24hrs) 604-702-5147 Fax 604-792-9300 Visit our Website www.chilliwacktimes.com E-mail us editorial@chilliwacktimes.com Send us a letter 45951 Trethewey Ave. Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1K4

◗ Opinion

Armoured and dangerous

T

his month British Columbia became the first province to restrict the sale and possession of body armour. The introduction of the law didn’t receive much publicity and for obvious reasons: those professions that regularly use body armour are exempt from the need to apply for a permit or licence, and even the most paranoid nonprofessional is still unlikely to feel the need for armoured protection. The law won’t affect many people, and those whom it will affect don’t have much public support; the province and the law’s proponents have framed the new restrictions—those who want body armour must undergo a mandatory criminal check and apply for a permit or licence—as an attack on organized crime. Indeed, it’s hard to see how the new law will affect anyone other than gangsters, drug dealers and non-British Columbians who must apply for a 90-day permit exemption to wear their body armour for work inside this province. But on an ideological and philosophical level, and for libertarians in particular, the law should prompt some deep thought. Let’s start with the obvious. Is it right to restrict the use of an instrument that can only be used to defend oneself (assuming

TYLER OLSEN

Win,Lose orTy you don’t use one to play touch football)? A true libertarian would say no. Indeed libertarians should be appalled. This isn’t even a case of the government telling you whether or not you can choose to ingest a harmful substance (marijuana) or possess an instrument that could potentially be used to harm someone else (guns or knives). This is a case of owning a static product that itself poses absolutely no danger to anybody. That is the libertarian argument, keep in mind. Libertarians trying to rationalize support, could point to the fact that body armour gives criminals an edge against law enforcement and, therefore, indirectly endangers officers of the peace. That is undoubtedly true. But the same goes for guns, and they have a very strong lobby group of letme-do-what-I-want sorts. So for those who would argue against restrictions on firearms, restrictions on body armour should also, logically, be subject to protest. Similarly, for those whose favourite line is “gun’s don’t kill people,

people kill people,” then surely that reasoning extends to body armour, which I (perhaps naively) can only assume has never been used to directly kill someone. Anyone who supports restrictions on body armour should stop using that tired argument. The body armour ban illustrates just how vacuous such arguments are, and what can be done when common sense prevails. After all, let’s face it, body armour is for stopping bullets meant to kill. In Canada, which has a fairly low incidence of gun crimes, you don’t need it unless, that is, you’re immersed in the gang culture. Still, those permit exemptions are available for those who believe their safety is in imminent danger. So restricting body armour’s use makes sense: those wearing it on a day-to-day basis should either be able to get a permit, or shouldn’t be wearing it in the first place. It also demonstrates the entire bankruptcy of the hard-line libertarianism often used to defend any and all restrictions on guns. Liberty is great, but unrestricted it’s also anarchy with no rules. Once you decide there needs to be some rules, you cease being a libertarian and become just another person who wants the law to back off when it suits your case.

t’s status as The Beautiful Game may occasionally be in doubt—the end of last week’s Ghana/Uruguay match being the perfect example—but we couldn’t help but be enthusiastic about the World Cup and Chilliwack’s reaction to Earth’s greatest sporting spectacle. From the abundance of flags to the coworkers pretending to work while watching the games online to the agony of English newcomers and the ecstasy of the Dutch immigrants, the game of soccer is clearly starting to reach a mass audience here in British Columbia. To spill further ink on the World Cup or soccer’s place in the North American sports pantheon seems pretty futile. But like a midfielder standing 40 yards from net with his team down by four goals, we’ll take a crack anyway. We may not be able to learn much more from the World Cup itself than we learned from the Olympics this February—nations getting together to share in a common goal, and so on—but if we look closer at the teams, things get more interesting. We might as well start with the English, which have begun to resemble the everhapless Vancouver Canucks with their conspiracy theorists, never-say-die optimism and consistently spectacular failures. Who could watch Robert Green fumble the ball into his own net and not think of Dan Cloutier’s infamous whiff against Detroit several years ago? Then there are the French, whose failure proved the importance of strong leadership, or at least the importance of not having a star player insult his coach’s mother. Oh, the drama and the lessons. The aforementioned Ghana/Uruguay game—in which a Uruguayan player saved his team by purposely stopping a net-bound ball with his hand in the final minutes— proved that sometimes crime does pay. And we learned that for all the beating it takes, technology is sometimes preferred over the alternative, especially if the alternative entails listening to the rabid English press moan about their goal-that-was-butwasn’t.

◗ Your view Last week’s question Do you believe the police overreacted to protests at the G20 and G8 summit in Toronto? YES NO

24% 76%

This week’s question Do you think the Empress Hotel should be renovated instead of demolished? VOTE NOW: www.chilliwacktimes.com


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A09

Letters

There should be outrage over spending Editor: Here we go again. Provincial testing (FSA) results are in and the news is not good. This district has been left behind—again. Students continue to struggle with the basics where barely half of those who wrote the tests, made it. The seventh graders in particular did very poorly. In fact, most failed math. Even the district superintendent herself had to admit that “the district has a problem at the Grade 7 level,” and that “we still have lots of work to do in reading and numeracy in Grade 7.” That’s quite a confession! There is more. Last year, most of the sixth graders had failed in fully meeting expectations on an in-house reading assessment. Surely that could not have been very good news. Now, according to a Johns Hopkins University study, by sixth grade the signs are often there for who is likely to drop out. In other words, dropouts can be spotted as early as the sixth grade. Could that possibly explain this district’s less than stellar graduation rate, where the district has lagged behind the province by a substantial margin (69 versus 79). Surely, all this can’t be explained away as lack of funding. The fact remains that the system has more money than God. Unfortunately, the total cost of public education is often underestimated. Worse still, pinpointing exactly where all that money goes is quite a challenge. Still the public has a right to know. So, let “value-for-money” be the new mantra. Ask: The kid can’t read. What did you do with that child? What did you do with that money? Remember, the first rule of bureaucracy (including most school boards) is to preserve itself at all costs. So, show some outrage. Dr. Lal Sharma Chilliwack

We’re spending less on schools Editor: University professor Dr. Lal Sharma is astonished

Send us a letter TO INCLUDE YOUR LETTER, use our online form at www.chilliwacktimes.com, contact us by e-mail at editorial@chilliwacktimes.com, fax 604-792-9300 or mail us at 45951 Trethewey Ave, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1K4. Letters must include first and last names and your hometown and should be fewer than 200 words. To view our letters/privacy policy visit our website at www. chilliwacktimes.com. that it costs $200,000 a year to educate an average class of 25 K-12 students in B.C. today. Where has he been? University costs are now $25,000 a year—per student. The average Harvard university professor today earns over $200,000. Adjusted for inflation, $200,000 in 2010 buys the equivalent of $27,000 in 1960. I wonder if he has seen the price of gas lately or the price of a coffee. Does he realize he can’t fill his tank for $10 any more and a coffee is not a nickel? Although B.C. does have the lowest minimum wage in Canada that has not been raised since 2001, we are still making a lot more than our post-war parents. In real dollars, B.C. is actually spending less on K-12 education today than a decade ago, any way you look at it. Adjusted for inflation, B.C.’s 2010-11 education budget of $5.1 billion is around $500 million less than the last NDP budget for education in 2000. In 1991, 26 per cent of B.C.’s provincial budget went to education. Under both the NDP and the B.C. Liberals, that share steadily declined to 14 per cent today. Sure, $5.1 billion is a lot of money, but it’s a fraction of what Ontario spends on its public schools. The McGuinty government has increased education spending by $5.4 billion since coming to office because it sees a highly-educated citizenry as key to Ontario’s future competitiveness. Ontario now spends over $10,000 per K-12 student compared to B.C.’s $8,000, despite very similar costs. B.C.’s budget for public

education is also a fraction of what we’re spending on other key sectors of our economy— and that fraction is shrinking fast. Relative to provincial GDP, education spending in B.C. has declined by 14 per cent since 2001. What about declining enrolment? Enrolment has been slipping by about 0.5 per cent per year on average for the last decade, and is now growing again (and has been growing for years in districts like Chilliwack, which are still being forced to cut teachers and programs to compensate for provincial underfunding). B.C’.s per-student funding formula reduces funding as enrolment drops, but it’s not hard to see that losing two or three students per school—which has been the typical pattern in most districts—produces negligible operational savings until that trend has been sustained for many years. Despite Chilliwack’s growing enrolment for this September we will lose 20 teachers, 2.35 principals, 11.7 support staff and 16.1 educational assistants. Non-funded cost pressures such as HST, salary and pension increases, MSP, hydro carbon offsets add up to $2.6 million in our district. Dr. Sharma wonders where all the money goes. We’ve provided a detailed breakdown of where the $200,000 per average B.C. classroom goes in the hope of stimulating public discussion on what changes the public thinks would better serve our K-12 students. Administrative costs are just 3.3 per cent. Another 11.2 per cent goes to maintaining and operating school buildings. Principals, counsellors, teaching aides, cafeterias,

playground supervisors, school gyms, libraries, computers and textbooks all cost money. Staff salary and benefit costs are controlled by the provincial government. We do agree strongly with Dr. Sharma that B.C. schools aren’t investing enough in early intervention for children with learning challenges. Even without adjusting for inflation, the B.C. government is spending $100 million less on special education than a decade ago. Chilliwack, for example, spends $13.4 million on special education, of which only $7.4 million is funded through ministry special education grants. And yet many students still aren’t getting the help they need. This funding gap also contributes to the structural deficits that force the board to cut other services despite growing enrolment. We get the fact that funds are tight. Our point is the premier made education one of his great goals for a golden decade. Since 2001 all we have seen is an attack on public education. Is education a priority for this government or not? Dawn Steele BC Education Coalition

Two sides to language issue Editor: In response to Kirsten Hauge letter, dated July 6, in the Chilliwack Times. Before getting on her high horse regarding that no one speaks French in the constitutional office let me relate a very true story which happened to us while residing in Quebec. Thirty years ago something happened to my daughter while living in Quebec. She made a complaint to surete du Quebec but her complaint was never acted on by the Crown who lays the charge. Last year she was subpoened by Quebec provincial court to appear that same year to testify against this same person who had harmed her. All correspondence was in French, some of surete du Quebec could not speak or write in English while they were corresponding with us, They asked if she needed a

translator, as the court proceedings were going to be in French only. Therefore if Quebec courts don’t honour bilingualism, why should the rest of Canada have to? Just because someone is bilingual does not always mean they are the most intelligent. If the Crown had been intelligent they would have tried my daughter’s complaint along with the other, instead of asking her to testify. How cruel was that? So being bilingual does not mean that your heart is in the right place. If the French want bilingualism all over the country they should start at home, as the saying goes “Charity begins at home.” Sylvia Commerford Chilliwack

9382 Nowell Street (behind downtown Post Office)

604-795-9544

Open: Mon-Sat 9:30 to 5:30

Our Quality Smoked Sausages are Home-made!

GYPSY PORK STEAKS $ 99 /lb

2

$6.60/kg

6 PACK ASSORTED

SMOKIES $ 99

2

Better patience than a toll cost POLISH CHERRY Editor: Re: Carol Kelly’s letter that Soowhalie Road needs to be fixed, traffic jams and emergencies (Times, June 29). I agree with Carol that it would be great to have an alternative route to Cultus Lake. As a lifetime resident of Chilliwack I have driven the Cultus Lake Road on many busy summer days. I do not agree with repairing the Soowhalie Road. I remember an emergency, a tragic accident that happened on the Columbia Valley Highway, which caused the traffic to come to a standstill for a couple of hours. The options on that night were either sit and wait or drive on the Soowhalie Road. What extra cost would I have to pay for the privilege of driving it? So, Carol, I actually think that your idea of bringing something to read and a bottle of water is the better alternative. Michelle Miller Chilliwack

HAVE YOUR SAY ◗ We want to hear your comments. Fax them to 604-792-9300 or e-mail us at editorial@chilliwacktimes.com.

HAM ¢

89

/100g

IMPORTED NEW YORK STEAKS

699

$

$15.41/kg

PRIME CUT PORK CHOPS $ 49

2

/lb

$5.49/kg

DUTCH ROOKWORST Also Great on the BBQ

Specials for

July 12 to July 17 M T W Th F S 12 13 14 15 16 17

Open: Monday to Saturday 9:30-5:30 07095636

PROTECT YOUR HOME & YOURSELF without paying twice the price. Alarm Monitoring & Medical Alert Package... SAVE 05141678

Based on a 3-year contract.

UP TO

/lb

$400 604.792.8055


A10 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Faith Today

Know the truth by living His way

BY SHAWN VANDOP Promontory Community Church

H

ave you ever tried to get away with something? I have. I had just got my licence and was on my way home from work in my parents’ burgundy 1980 Chevrolet station wagon. The weather was hot, the windows were down and the stereo was loud. Ahead was a stop sign which I decided to ignore because, as I saw it, driving on a back country road rendered all traffic signs useless. I reasoned that no one would know if I ran it and no one would care, that is, except for the guy who hit me.

It all happened so fast. I approached the stop sign, gave a quick glance to the left and then, halfway through the intersection, I looked to the right only to be greeted by the front end of a work van smashing hard into the back corner panel of my parent’s sweet ride. From that moment on all you could hear was the screeching of car tires skidding on hot pavement and me screaming like a little school girl as the car pulled a 180. What now? What would I say to the guy who hit me? How would I explain my bad decision to the police? What was I going to tell my dad? My choice to disregard a rule

of the road created a whole new realm of issues in my life. I know a lot of people who approach life the same way I approached that stop sign. They ignore its purpose and believe their choices will have no consequences only to find themselves later on in life trying to get away from the things they thought they could get away with. People do it all the time. They reason and convince themselves that the decision they are about to make won’t hurt anyone else. It’s the business woman who sees no big deal in driving her car after only a couple drinks or the married man who

believes that his tryst with another woman won’t hurt his family. After all, if I can get away with it what’s the harm? That’s their thinking up until she gets in an accident or his “girlfriend” calls his house. Then everything changes and now their struggle becomes all about trying to get away from the thing they tried to get away with. Jesus knew that we would lean this way. That’s why he gave us his example and said that if we would live life the way he designed us to live it then we would know the truth, and the truth would set us free (see John 8:32). Jesus taught that freedom is not the absence of limits,

rather freedom is the power that God offers us to say “yes” to what is right and “no” to what is wrong. Limits actually protect, guide and allow us to live with no regrets. Are there stop signs that you are ignoring in your life? Choices you are trying to break free from? Why not face the truth, turn to God and ask him for the power to help you deal with your issues so that you can live your life the way he intended—free.

◗ Shawn is pastor at Promontory Community Church. Feel free to connect with him at shawn@ mypcc.ca.

CHURCH DIRECTORY COMMUNITY CHURCH

“We proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love and peace”

Sunday School 10am Sunday Worship 11am Community of Christ 9845 Carleton Street, Chilliwack 604-792-7811

COMMUNITY CHURCH

COMMUNITY CHURCH

Salvation Army

Crossroads Community Church

CHILLIWACK COMMUNITY CHURCH

Following Jesus. Loving People.

Sundays 10:00am

We meet at G.W. Graham School 10:30 Sunday Mornings

Come. Join us!

46420 Brooks Ave

Check us out at www.crossroadscommunity.ca

Phone 792-0311 sa.chwk@shaw.ca salvationarmychilliwack.ca

COMMUNITY CHURCH

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

ANGLICAN CHURCH

St. John’s Communion Services

Sunday 9:30am & 11:15am Wednesday 9:00am & 7:00pm

Now offering Stephen Ministry ‘one-to-one’ Crisis Care

Sunday School at 9:30am

46098 Higginson Road, Sardis

604-858-2229 www.stjohnsardis.ca

COMMUNITY CHURCH New Life Christian Church Sunday Service 10am

Where His Word brings new life and hymns soothe the soul

NEW LOCATION 45305 Watson Road Watson Elementary School

All Are Welcome For info call Pastor Norm Miller 1-778-823-4041

CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

ALL WELCOME!

Are you seeking a deeper and richer experience of the Lord Jesus? Sundays 10:30am & 6:30pm CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 617 McKenzie Rd. (South of Vye Rd.) Abbotsford 604-852-4564

CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY

“Where Jesus is still changing lives!”

Children’s programs offered during both services.

ROSEDALE CHURCH

ROSEDALE CHURCH OF GOD

Join us at Rosedale Middle School

www.mypcc.ca

New Service Times:

8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am

Children’s program offered during the service 604-792-8181• www.chog.ca

Services at Promontory Elementary 46200 Stoneview Drive Phone 604-824-6844

COMMUNITY CHURCH

ALLIANCE CHURCH

50850 Yale Rd, Sundays 11am.

Everyone Welcome!

Greendale M.B. Church 6550 Sumas Prairie Rd. 604-823-6364

People Who Love God Reaching Those He Loves Summer Worship Services 6:30pm Saturdays 10:30am Sundays No service August 1st

07096894

COMMUNITY CHURCH

Children will be provided Activity kits to use in the services.

www.gmbchurch.ca

Chilliwack Alliance Church

SUNDAY CELEBRATION 10:30 am

8700 Young Road, Chilliwack 604-792-0051 Fax: 604-792-0656 office@chilliwackalliance.bc.ca www.chilliwackalliance.bc.ca

“Connecting People to Passionately pursue Jesus Christ”

CATHOLIC CHURCH St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church 8909 Mary St, Chilliwack

Meetings are on Sundays 11am & 6:30pm Wednesday Nights 7pm

Home Bible Studies, Movie Nights, Bands and more Everyone Welcome. Nursery Provided

UNITED CHURCH

Mt. Shannon United The friendly little church where everyone is welcome

Sunday Worship & Sunday School

11:00 a.m. 46875 Yale Rd. E.

792-2764 • Fax 792-3013 WEEKDAY MASS TIMES: Mon to Fri 8:00am, Sat 9:00am & 5:00pm SUNDAY MASS TIMES: Sun 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:30pm, 6:30pm

45915 Yates Ave North on Young Rd, from 5 corners

CANADIAN REFORMED Rev. R Ijbema 604-824-7670

42285 Yarrow Central Road Rev. C. Bouwman Ph. 604-858-9695

www.canadianreformed churchchilliwack.org

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION:

Weekdays 7:30am - 8:00am Sat 8:30 - 9:00am & 4:00 - 4:45pm

REFORMED

HERITAGE REFORMED CHURCH OF CHILLIWACK

46024 Riverside Drive Sunday Service 9:30am & 6pm Pastor B. Elshout 604-794-3501

Song worship every Sunday at 7:45 www.chilliwackhrc.com Sermon Library available on line sermonaudio.com/chilliwackhrc

St.Marys Elemetary School K-Gr7 (604.792.7715)

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” Psalms: 119:105

BAPTIST CHURCH

ANGLICAN CHURCH

FAITH BAPTIST † †† CHURCH 45768 Hocking Ave, Chilliwack,

Pastor Randy Hoxie SERVICES Sunday School 9:45 am Morning Worship 11:00 am Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Service 6:30 pm

604-795-7700

Country Warmth in Chilliwack 46048 Gore Avenue (First Ave at Young Street) 604-792-8521 www.stthomaschilliwack.com Sunday Services 8:00am and 10:15am

All Are Welcome!


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A11

The Chilliwack Evangelical Missionary Church

News

Central will experiment with free science program M

oney shouldn’t be a barrier to rocking out on science. That’s the idea behind a free after-school Science World program taking off at Central elementary this fall. Super Science Club is a Grade 1 to 7 program designed for inner-city schools, and this October Science World will team up with the Chilliwack school district and UFV to bring it to Chilliwack. Blending classroom learning, demonstrations and interactive activities, the program will run for 10 once-a-week sessions from October to December and another 10 sessions from February to April. Both terms will end with a field trip to Science World in Vancouver. The program’s fun, hands-on approach fits well with the district’s goal of engaging all learners. “It’s not about reading about science or talking about science,” said superintendent Corinne McCabe. “It’s actually doing science —making your hair stand up on end and making things bubble and boil.” The partnership with Science World and UFV was sparked in February by the success of the city’s first Community Science Celebration organized with the help of Science World’s outreach program. “We were kind of overwhelmed by how responsive the community was,” said Science World vice-president of community engagement Pauline Finn. All three partners wanted to keep that momentum going.

For Science World, bringing Super Science Club to Chilliwack will likely be the first step to starting similar programs around the province. One challenge could be finding skilled facilitators in each community, but that won’t be a problem in here. A group of third- and fourth-year UFV science students who already have one year of experience teaching the university’s Science Rocks summer camps are eager to come on board. “They see this as an absolute wonderful opportunity not only to promote science amongst kids but to make connections with the school district as well as Science World,” said acting UFV science dean Ora Steyn who also co-ordinates the Science Rocks program. “Those connections are really important to their future as teachers in the system.” After providing curriculum, equipment and training, Science World will step back and let UFV facilitators deliver the program. It’s major shift in approach for Science World, according to Finn, but it’s one way the non-profit hopes to give science an ongoing foothold in communities across B.C. “We have a provincewide mandate,” she said, “but we can’t be everywhere all the time.” For the Chilliwack school district, Super Science Club, which has been running in some Vancouver schools since 2001, is a way to make Science World accessible to local students who can’t afford trips to Vancouver and who have few extra-curricular options. The cost to run the program for a year is $15,000, and McCabe hopes to find at least two community partners willing to pitch in $5,000 each on an ongoing basis.

Sunny Days

FREE Prescription Sunglasses or $125 Off Completed Pair* SINGLE VISION

PROGRESSIVES

89

$

00

00 169 In-stock frames $

SAVE WITH OUR VALUE PACKAGES

In-stock frames & lenses

& lenses

It pays to shop around. Ask for your Prescription from your optometrist ~ and enjoy savings of up to 40% off the same products

WE NOW OFFER *

Bring in Your box top or lens package and we’ll refill it for you.

Contact Lens Refills *

* g n ti s e T t FREesE19-6S4 igh

Ag

*This is not a health exam. Some

restrictions apply.

Better than Internet Pricing!

BOOK YOURS TODAY! 07025064

*Some restrictions apply. Ask us for details

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK • Mon, Tues, Wed & Sat 9:30am - 5:30pm • Thurs & Fri 9:30am - 9:00 • Sun noon - 5:00pm

Cottonwood Mall • #208 - 45585 Luckakuck Way • 604-824-2919

9310 Williams St, Chilliwack • 604-792-4412 www.chwkemc.org 07096741

NOW OPEN DAILY! rain or shine

07029669

BY CORNELIA NAYLOR cnaylor@chilliwacktimes.com

(CEMC) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Driedger as Senior Pastor. Pastor Glenn comes to the CEMC with 12 years of pastoring experience and a further 6 years of experience as the Director of Church Relations at Power to Change. The CEMC welcomes and encourages old and new friends to visit on Sunday July 11, 2010 in the 10am service as Pastor Glenn and his wife Jeannine begin their new ministry. Join us afterwards for lunch.

OPEN AT 10AM www.bridalfallswaterpark.com

SLIDE ALL DAY!

$20.00

Afternoon sliding rates available

www.chilliwacktimes.com


A12 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

News

07097804

Wrecking ball coming for Empress Hotel soon

BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

T

he city of Chilliwack now officially owns the Empress Hotel and the landmark building will soon be rubble. “This is a great acquisition for the city of Chilliwack and we are looking forward to doing some demolition work on it,” Gaetz said at Monday’s meeting of city council. The Times first reported on the sale of the historic building from Slipstream Developments to the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) on March 30. Tom Moul, Roop Virk and Don Yates are

partners in Slipstream Developments, which had owned the Empress since September 2007 and had been working on a deal to sell the property since then. Moul and his partners took $1.3 million for the building, less than the $1.7 million price that was posted on the for-sale sign, and considerably less than the $2.6 million “almost” paid to the partners two years ago. At Monday’s meeting, city council agreed to hold the property in trust for CEPCO “in a manner similar to the arrangement currently in place for the Canada Education Park.” Staff reported that CEPCO has secured a

loan from the Royal Bank for the purchase and demolition of the property. The Empress is in the centre of the city’s downtown development plans and may be a prime location for apartments. It slated as “mixed use” in the city’s downtown land use plan. CEPCO president John Jansen has said the purchase of the landmark building is important for the revitalization of downtown. Slipstream originally purchased the hotel to access the liquor licence and “flip the hotel and be gone,” Moul said in March. That liquor licence has now been moved to a new private liquor store on Yale Road.

Best of the Best WEST YALE AUTO

& Conversion

Your One-Stop Repair Shop Serving Chilliwack Since 1987

FAILED AIRCARE? CALL TODAY

For the best in quality, service & products, call these fine businesses. Business of the Week

WALLY’S

SAVE MONEY! Drive safe and get a claims free discount!

Protect your vehicle & possessions all year-round Call us for a quote for your Vehicle’s Insurance

THE INSURANCE MARKET

Auto Body

(Sardis)

604-824-9228 Inside Save-On-Foods

604-793-9310

#21 - 6014 Vedder Road, Sardis OPEN 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week

44344 Yale Rd

Tom Thom

p so n

AUTO G LASS LTD.

✶ Vehicle Window Tinting ✶ Residential & Commercial Window Tinting ✶ Vehicle Paint Protection Film ✶ Security Film

Call Today 604-793-9977 Mobile or location service available

#B-45786 Luckakuck Way beside Minute Tune

604.792.3443

WALLY’S TOWING

8632 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC 604-795-9108 • Fax: 604-792-7500 AIR CONDITIONING

Complete Heating & Cooling Systems

Your One Stop Top Quality Accessory Installation & Service Shop 604-793-7810 604-792-3132 www.vehiclesolutions.ca

Advertise Here! 44467 Yale Rd. West Contact Arlene 604-702-5152 aewood@canwest.com

WE’RE SMALL BUSINESS,GIVING

BIG SERVICE

8915 Young Road South

(corner of Young & Railway)

CHILLIWACKSince HEATINGLtd. 1992

#1-44135 Yale Rd W

Open Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm Sat by appt.

Locally Owned & Operated Since 1989

McLean’s Funeral Tandem Recoveries Services Ltd. & Towing Chilliwack’s only locally owned and family operated Funeral Service.

Jim Schindle, President Cell: 604-793-3371

All arrangements can be made in the comfort of your own home, by appointment in our office: 45651 Lark Road, Chilliwack

Cremation, Memorial & Traditional Services Free Estate Planning Guide Provided Stewart McLean Owner/Director

604-847-3477

24 hour Professional Service

WALLY’S TOWING 8632 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC 604-795-9108 Fax: 604-792-7500


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A13

Sports

M:@ 2(5 +(0 8! )- ,*@#8B,L! )@2@!M/ *(!M @0B8M8)< >((A B()B@&M 2C1D 7'4 ,3CK9 ?C1IDG93 76G9C9E KI4733 BK9KHK/ N7' I7'=H JG 1DG FC431 17 76G9 79G C9 N7'4 9GCEDJ7'4. D77H- A79L1 ;C33 1DC3 4G$K4HC9E J'3C9G33 766741'9C1NCurrently accepting applications for:

Chilliwack, Langley, Vancouver BC

BK9HCHK1G ;'31 DK%G G"IG==G91 6G76=G 3?C==3 K9H 1DG HG3C4G 17 $74? DK4H $C1DC9 K F4K9IDC3G 3N31G;-

Call 403.597.7026

AK=G )K3D/ *K31G4 AG%G=76G4 . +B 06158886

www.chilliwacktimes.com ADVERTISING FEATURE

When Are You Too Old to Drive?

Tyler Olsen/TIMES

Andrew Wong tees off Tuesday at Cultus Lake Golf Course during the Optimist Club of Chilliwack’s Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Tour. Wong shot a round of 72 to win the 10-to-12 age group at Cultus Lake.

Ever the sportsman, golfer declines victory

C

Soon thereafter, Holly Tuokko, director of the University of Victoria’s Centre on Aging was quoted as saying that legislation requiring medical exams for 80-year-old drivers—such as in BC and Ontario—and “newspaper reports that over-emphasize collisions involving older drivers, and stereotypes that suggest all seniors are potential threats behind the wheel, contribute to an overall negative public sense of senior drivers.” She characterized age-based compulsory medical exam laws as “ageist” and noted that if the nub of the issue is medical conditions, compulsory medical exams should actually begin at 40, the typical age for the onset of age-related medical disqualifications for driving. Fitness to drive involves a basic set of cognitive, motor, and visual skills. Generally speaking, younger drivers crash because of inexperience, bad judgment, and risk-taking behaviour. The reasonable expectation, however, is that as they gain experience and maturity they will become safer drivers. Aging drivers are on a different trajectory. Although they are experienced ‘safe drivers’ and generally do not take risks, the not

THE ROAD RULES

unreasonable expectation is that their basic set of driving-fitness skills is diminishing.

This ‘different trajectory’ for aging drivers presents a three-fold problem. First, not all aging drivers are diminishing at the same rate. Challenging 80 years as an arbitrary and unfair decision is not without merit. Secondly, health-care professionals Barrister & Solicitor charged with identifying the medical conditions and detecting the changes in cognitive functions, which include remembering, being attentive, judging, and decision-making that might disqualify an aging driver have lacked objective screening tools. And thirdly, as the baby boomers—the biggest demographic— are entering their 60s, the number of aging drivers is mushrooming. In 2025, one in four Canadians will be 65 years or older; by 2040 the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Canada will double. For the past 10 years, the research community in Canada has been working on this problem by developing a screening tool called the SIMARD-MD test to assist physicians with objective decision-making about fitness to drive. A simple five-minute written test completed in the doctor’s office, it assists with evaluating the four cognitive abilities needed for driving and determines the probability of passing or failing a road test with a high degree of accuracy. Work on the test continues. To learn more about the topic of aging drivers go to: www.candrive.ca, the website of the Canadian Driving Research Initiative for Vehicular Safety in the Elderly (Candrive), an interdisciplinary health related research program dedicated to improving the safety of older drivers. Cedric Hughes L.L.B. Leslie McGuffin L.L.B.

Personal Injury Law, ICBC Claims “Experienced representation for serious injuries” 604-792-8816 • 106 - 45863 Yale Rd.

Tyler Olsen/TIMES

Tristan Desjarlais chips towards the green Tuesday at Cultus Lake. Desjarlais notched the best score at the first three stops on the Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Tour. the second hole. Wo n g a g a i n w o n t h e younger category, while

Mitchell Thiessen of Chilliwack shot a round of 78 to earn a tie for second place.

Law Corporation 07094765

hilliwack’s Tr istan Desjarlais put an end to his own win streak Monday by declining his winning score at the third stop on the Optimist Club of Chilliwack’s Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Tour. Desjarlais posted a oneunder-par 54 Monday to best Cole Briggs of Langley by one shot at Aquadel Golf Course. But the young golf phenom declined his win on the grounds that he had an “unfair advantage” because h i s g ra n d p a re n t s, Di c k and Wendy Whitlam, own Aquadel. Briggs thus slid into first place, with Jake Scarrow of Dewdney taking second and Connor McLellan of Chilliwack earning third spot. Russell Rosenburg also had a good day, shooting a sevenover-par 62 to earn a sixth place finish. In the ages-10-to-12 category, Andrew Wong shot 66 to earn the win. Jeff Gilmore of Chilliwack shot a 69 to take third place. The golfers hit the links the following day at Cultus Lake and this time Connor McLellan shone, shooting a blistering one-under 62 to beat the field by five shots and earn a spot at the invitation-only final tournament next week. Joel Kraakman of Deroche shot 67 for second place. Three Chilliwack golfers— Landon Grill, Steven Scurr and Desjarlais—tied for third place with rounds of 68. Scurr had a particularly noteworthy round, scoring an eagle on the 10th hole and adding four birdies. But the day’s best shot belonged to Gabe Dekany, who aced

A recent Road Rules article about the dangers posed by intersections quoted Transport Canada’s Quick Look at Intersection Crashes in Canada to the effect that, “older drivers (aged 65 years or older) are much more likely to commit an infraction leading up to an intersection crash than most other drivers.” Also that “more middleCedric Hughes aged motorcyclists are being killed or seriously hurt in intersection crashes” and that “more pedestrians, especially seniors, are being killed in intersection crashes.” In short, the topic of intersection safety collided with the topic of aging drivers.

www.hughesco.com • Free Initial Consultation

“What is the safest vehicle?” Visit www.RoadRules.ca to find out, or visit

www.chilliwacktimes.com & click on Road Rules icon.


A14 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Sports Chilliwack Walks Hit the pavement for Chilliwack Walks this Tuesday. Starting at the Greendale MB Church, participants can take part in two- or four-kilometre walks. Meet Tuesday at Greendale MB Church, 6550 Sumas Prairie Rd., at 6:45 p.m. Participants are urged to complete eight walks in eight weeks. Pick up a walking passport from the Chilliwack Times, Cheam Leisure Centre, YMCA, Landing Leisure Centre or the Parks, Recreation and Culture office at City Hall. Try to do a walk each week and each time, cross off a running shoe in your passport. Return the passport by 4 p.m. on August 26 for a chance to win a prize.

Learn to row Fraser Valley Rowing Club holds youth Summer learn to Row camps every week throughout the summer for youth aged 13 to 18. The camps are Monday to Friday, either 8 a.m. to noon, or noon to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.fraservalleyrowingclub.com or contact coach Jessica Knight at 604-858-3449 or fraservalleyrowing@gmail.com.

Hoops camps Chilliwack Hoops will run summer basketball camps for boys and girls from Grade 6 to 12 from Aug. 23 through to Aug. 27 at Chilliwack senior secondary. Developmental Grades 6 to 8 will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. while competitive Grade 7 to 12 will take place from 6:15 to 9 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. An Elementary Camp will run from Aug. 16 to 20 at Central elementary school. Grade 2 and 3 boys and girls will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Grade 4 and 5 girls and boys will start at 2:30 and end at 4 p.m. on these days. Spaces are limited and registration for all camps will close July 20. Call Joe and Mhora Ogmundson at 604-792-2146 to reserve a spot by phone or for instructions how to register online.

Learn to sail Learn boating safety and learn to sail with the Cultus Lake Sailing Club. The club offers a variety of adult and

The hard working nice guy.

On deck kids programs throughout the summer. To register and for further information contact Christine Masson at 604-858-8678.

Nyda Realty

Hockey camps Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association hosts skills camps July 26 to 30, and powerskating camps August 16 to 20, for atom, peewee, bantam and midget players. For the skills camps, on-ice instruction will focus on individual skills and team tactics while dryland training will focus on improving players’ speed, agility, quickness, balance and co-ordination. The powerskating camps will focus on improving speed, agility, power and acceleration. For players intending to try out for rep teams, preparation camps are offered Aug. 23 to 27. For all camps visit cmha.goalline.ca for more information.

Bruce FOURNIER

604.819.0120 3&TGTC. =G9.; ;9G=9&T* ,=@U

0.9%

*

Buy a Mercedes-Benz Certified vehicle, and you don’t just get a Mercedes-Benz. You get: ■ ;#7@@<!754#* (1)+$%=5> 4#!>="=47>=%5 =5@$#4>=%5 ■ .%:#!7A#* <$ >% / &#7!@ %! (0)-))) 96

■ .%5"=2#54#* 4%6$8#># @#!:=4# ?=@>%!& ■ ,#74#+%"+6=52* '3+?%<! !%72@=2# 7@@=@>754#

Support cricket The Chilliwack Junior Cricket Program hosts a golf tournament fundraiser Sept. 3 at Chilliwack Golf and Country Club, with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The price of $85 includes lunch, golf, prizes and a drink at Corky’s. Sponsors and volunteers are needed. To register or help out financially or as a volunteer, contact Scott Anderson at scottie_1402@hotmail.com.

Youth rugby The Chilliwack Rugby Society invites anyone interested to participate in community-based youth rugby in the British Columbia Rugby Union Fall 2010 League. This is a competitive league with teams across the Lower Mainland. Subject to sufficient interest, the club hopes to field teams in the Under15, Under-17 and Under-19 Leagues. Practices will be on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, starting Sept. 7, though optional summer training sessions will commence in August. U-19 games are played Saturday mornings, and the U-15 and U-17 teams play on Sundays. For a registration form, visit www.chilliwackrugby.com, e-mail info@chilliwackrugby. com, or call Matt Myers at 604-795-4690.

2010 Mercedes-Benz C250W4M 4,700 kms, Executive Driven $41,900 Stk# 2287

2010 Mercedes-Benz C250 4Matic 4,300 kms, Executive Driven $42,600 Stk# 2271

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300W4M 4,500 kms, Executive Driven $44,900 Stk#2310

2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic Showroom condition, 72,000 kms $68,800 Stk# P815

2007 Mercedes-Benz C280WX Avantgarde Edition, 28,000 kms $28,800 Stk# P820

2010 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec, 4Matic only 8,800 kms $60,800 Stk# GT1019

2010 Mercedes-Benz C250W4M 5,500 kms, Executive Driven $42,900 Stk# 2298

2010 Mercedes-Benz E350W4M 900 kms, fully loaded $69,900 Stk# LL008

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Cab 55,000 kms $42,900 Stk# P821

Mercedes-Benz Surrey

15508-104th Ave, Surrey, BC Tel (604)-581-7662 SALES • SERVICE • PARTS www.surreymercedes-benz.ca

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

The Chilliwack RCMP is looking for the following people. If you see any of them, do not attempt to apprehend Don’t wait another day to protect yourself and your loved ones. them. Please contact the RCMP immediately at 604-792-4611. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Remember: all of the listed people are innocent until proven guilty in court.

Insurance Market of Sardis

TOMREN Dwayne Kevin born: 1964-08-31 age 45 years Height- 168 cm (5'6") Weight- 76 kg (168 lbs) Hair- blond Eyes- green

SNOWDEN Martin Arthur born:1980-07-23 age 29 years Height- 183 cm (6') Weight- 77 kg (170 lbs) Hair- brown Eyes- hazel

WINSLOW Anthony James born:1962-03-11 age 48 years Height- 183 cm (6') Weight- 84 kg (186 lbs) Hair- brown Eyes- blue

Wanted for: Breach of Corrections and Conditional Release Act

Wanted for: Assault

Wanted for: Breach Probation x 2

#21-6014 Vedder Rd

604.824.9228 07094019

Open 7 days a week (including holidays)


Getting Healthy

CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A15

Payment plans now available!

We are CRA approved!

One Pound at a Time Bonnie’s battle with high blood pressure

Before I started on SureSlim I was on high blood pressure medication which I had been on for approximately 7 years. Within two months of starting the program I was able to go off the high blood pressure medication, as well as another medication that was affecting my blood pressure. It has been two years now and my blood pressure is normal and my doctor is extremely happy with my current health status.

Payment plans now available!

Bonnie has lost 45 lbs!

Vicki’s Life Without Pain

Prior to starting SureSlim I was always in pain, not realizing that my body was not meant to carry that much weight on my small frame. Why oh Why had a doctor never told me that. I had been diagnosed with everything from fibromyalgia to arthritis, since losing my weight I am totally pain free. I have not been hungry in the past year...in fact I have been eating more than I would have previously. Thank you SureSlim – I have my active life back with no Vicki pain, I look good has lost and my family is so 50 lbs! proud of me!

Al is a Type 2 Diabetic

I’ve saved BC medical thousands of dollars this year. I’m a type 2 diabetic and I was taking 135 units of insulin, now I’m down to 25 units!! Of course with diabetes comes high blood pressure and those pills are now gone! Basically I sleep better, I’ve got more energy and I’m feeling much better! Calling SureSlim was the best Al phone call has lost I’ve ever 66 lbs! made.

Diana had Thyroid Issues I have suffered with a thyroid problem for over 25 years. After medical treatment, I was not able to drop any weight until I started the SureSlim program. The treatment left me with a thyroid range on the low end of normal which made it impossible for me to lose weight. Now I have easily dropped 47 pounds and have the energy of a 20 year old—no more naps and feeling tired and listless. SureSlim has sped up my metabolism to full peak performance my thyroid Diana despite issues. Thank you has lost SureSlim.

47 lbs!

NO PILLS • NO PACKAGED FOODS • NO PROTEIN SHAKES • NO INJECTIONS • NO EXCESSIVE EXERCISE 07094304

Visit www.sureslim.ca

604-847-3111 or 1-888-508-SURE

#11-6014 Vedder Rd

(by Save-On-Foods in Sardis)


A16 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

4th Annual

Sports

Walk & Win!

KARTING LAPPING IT UP

CHILLIWACK WALKS The 8 Walks in 8 Weeks Challenge!

2

NEXT WALK - Greendale Tuesday, July 13 @ 6:45pm

P

Available at Greendale MB Church 6550 Sumas Prairie Road

L S

4km - from Greendale MB Church 2km - from Greendale MB Church Accessible, paved side streets with walking lanes on main roads Dogs on leash

Ken Goudswaard/TIMES

The whine of high-powered kart machines will fill the air down at the Greg Moore Raceway Saturday as race No. 8 in the West Coast Kart Club series takes place. Qualifying heats start at 9:15 a.m. The drivers shown above were getting in some track time recently in anticipation of the weekend’s competition.

1. Pick up the Walking Passport from the Chilliwack Times, Cheam Leisure Centre, YMCA, Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre or the Parks, Recreation and Culture office at City Hall. 2. Do 8 walks in 8 weeks. You can take a walk in your neighbourhood or a walk when you’re on vacation! Or join us for any or all of our 8 Chilliwack Walks sponsored by the Chillwack Active Communities Committee. 3. Cross off a running shoe in your passport for every walk you take. 4. When you have completed 8 walks, hand in this passport at the Chilliwack Times, Cheam Leisure Centre, YMCA, Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre or the Parks, Recreation and Culture office at City Hall no later than 4:00pm on Thursday, August 26, 2010. All passports will be entered to win great prizes! One entry per person.

07097024

Chilliwack Walks - How to Participate

S ME ,900 O H 9 M $19 O M O

R RO ED RTING F B 2 STA W NO

Abbotsford has Discovered Gallantree!

With 2 bedroom homes starting from $199,900, Gallantree is the best quality for the best value. Suite No.

Type

Size

Price

104

1 Bed

735 sft

$ 165,900

106

2 Bed

895 sft

$ 204,900

201

2 Bed

910 sft

2& )$-219,900

209

2 Bed

895 sft

$ 199,900

401

2 Bed

910 sft

2& )$-219,900

406

2 Bed

895 sft

$ 214,900

HIGHEST QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIP, DEVELOPER GUARANTEED

Value added finishings at no additional charge: • Granite in kitchen and baths Stainless steel appliances • 9’ ceilings throughout •

SEEING IS BELIEVING. Walk through your new home today! OPEN 12-5 Saturday to Thursday

*03' ,'' 0+.

" ! 1'%5#

.'5'/,'( $03',4

33898 Pine St, Abbotsford BC | 1.800.479.1045 | W W W . G A L L A N T R E E . C A

Price is subject to change without notice E&OE.

07097234


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A17

YOUR NEW NISSAN AWAITS D AW

4 4X

06 NISSAN XTERRA 4x4

06 NISSAN MURANO SL AWD

Auto, A/C, power windows/locks and mirrors, alloys, roof rack, Stk#N10-110P $

pwr seat, A/C, heated seats, sunroof, 6” color screen, Bose stereo, very clean, stk#N10-078P $

07 NISSAN ALTIMA 3.5 SE

06 NISSAN PATHFINDER SE 4X4

16,995

20,997

V6, auto, sunroof, pwr seat, deep tinted glass, aluminum wheels, stk#N10-121P $

22,495

19,997

SE

SE

V6, sunroof, pwr seat, 7-passenger, A/C, keyless entry, tow pkg, pwr windows & locks, very clean Stk#N10-097P $

LAST ONE! NEW!

GET UP TO

SE

600

$

06 NISSAN X-TRAIL SE AWD Auto, sunroof, 17” alloys, running boards, A/C, CD, new tires, off road lights!, stk#N10-081P $

17,997

RT

SPO

*

08 INFINITI G37S COUPE Nav, heated leather, 6-spd, sunroof, push button start, gorgeous car Stk#N10-075P $

IN FREE GAS USED

33,997

“GREAT with your 2010 XTERRA 4X4 VEHICLES NEW NISSAN Plus 0% INCREDIBLY $ PURCHASE 33,997 LOW PRICES” Stk#N05-9639

LOYALTY BONUS: All customers currently leasing a Maxima or Murano qualify for additional savings off a new Maxima, Murano, or Rogue! Ask us for details!

V6, Satellite Radio, Side Steps, Bluetooth

4

4X

03 NISSAN XTERRA SE 4X4 Supercharged V6, auto, pw, pl, a/c, Yokohama tires, tow pkg, side steps, stk#N10-051A $

12,995

Was $39,193

FINANCING up to 36 months

NOW

O.A.C.

INCREDIBLE VALUE!

27,997

$

BUYS YOU EITHER LAST ONE!

NEW!

ONLY ONE!

NEW!

07 NISSAN VERSA

08 NISSAN SENTRA

4 cyl, a/c, pw, pl, CD, keyless entry, very clean, only 37,000kms!, stk#N10-117P $

Auto, A/C, power windows/locks/mirrors, only 41,000 kms, great fuel economy, stk#N10-042P $

12,995

Stk#N07-2246

2010 FRONTIER SE 4X4 KING CAB V6, A/C, auto, tows 6500 lbs!

SE

04 NISSAN MAXIMA SE

V6, sunroof, dual a/c, heated leather, Bose stereo, 18” alloys, very clean, stk#N10-109A $

14,995

10,997

Stk#N05-6267

Plus 0% FINANCING up to 36 months O.A.C.

NOW

$

Was $32,948

27,997

2010 ROGUE SL AWD

Privacy glass, heated seats, A/C, cruise, Consumers Digest Best Buy

Or 0%

FINANCING up to 60 months O.A.C.

NOW

$

Was $31,658

27,997

4

4X

2006 NISSAN PATHFINDER SE OFF ROAD V6, 4X4, heated leather, pwr seat, 7-pass, one owner, 6-CD, tow pkg, stk#N10-108P $

*Free gas offer applies to all NEW 2010 Nissan vehicles – except the 370Z and Altima Hybrid. Cash prices are net of all Nissan Canada Inc. / Mertin Nissan Ltd. Credits and do not include any applicable taxes, levies or fees.

8287 YOUNG ROAD 604.792.8218

24,995

AIRPORT ROAD Chilliwack Airport

Mertin Nissan Pub

Harry Mertin

N

H IG

Y #1 HWA

YOUNG RD EXIT 120

07097215


A18 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

HOT DEALS AT O’CONNOR’S Shane O’Con nor

or John O’Conn

2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING •• Hard Navigation System Drive Equipped Stereo with Touch Screen HARDTOP CONVERTIBLE • Metallic White Gold

2010 DODGE AVENGER R/T

• Premium Leather Interior • Heated Seating • Powerful Economic 3.5L V6 Engine

• • • • • •

Brilliant Black Pearl Coat Premium Leather Seating Power Express Sunroof Body Color Trunk Lid Spoiler 18” Chrome Alloy Wheels Electronic Stability Program

MSRP 47195 MSRP 31870

SALE PRICED

$37,959

SAVE $ 9,200 PLUS 0% INTEREST

SALE PRICED

$25,679

SAVE $ 9,200 PLUS 0% INTEREST

#10114

#9813

2010 JEEP LIBERTY Brilliant Black Pearl Coat “LIMITED EDITION” •• Premium Leather Bucket Seats

2010 DODGE NITRO SXT • Chrome Accents

• Power Express Sunroof • Touch Screen Stereo with Hard Drive • 4.0L H.O. V6 Engine • Leather Bucket Seats • 20” Chrome Wheels

• Sky’s the Limit Sunroof • Chrome Accents • Chrome Alloy Wheels

MSRP 40965

MSRP 40655

SALE PRICED

$33,933

SAVE $ 7,022 PLUS 0% INTEREST

SAVE $ 7,117 PLUS 0% INTEREST

SALE PRICED

$33,848

#9823

#9877

PRE-OWNED VEHICLE CLEARANCE #U9972

#U10057

#U10138

#U10025

2007 FORD SPORT TRAC

2009 CHRYSLER SEBRING

2008 DODGE GR CARAVAN

2009 MITSUBISHI LANCER

WAS $26,990 SALE $22,430

WAS $26,990 SALE $22,420

WAS $19,990 SALE $16,440

WAS $17,990 SALE $15,220

#U9790

#U9840

V8, Alloys, Low km.

— 2 to choose from — GO TOPLESS THIS SUMMER!

#U9448

2009 DODGE JOURNEY

2009 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

WAS 27,995 SALE 22,420

WAS 16,995 SALE 12,420

SXT, AWD.

$

$

Auto, Alloys.

$

$

Stow ‘n Go Seating!

#U10026

2008 JEEP PATRIOT

Auto, Stylish!

Auto, Great Fuel Economy!

WAS $16,990 SALE $14,430

#U9793

2005 JEEP TJ

2009 DODGE DURANGO

2007 JEEP WRANGLER

WAS 21,990 SALE 16,790

WAS 39,990 SALE 32,470

WAS 19,990 SALE $14,230

Unlimited LWB, Rubicon $

$

Leather, 20” Wheels.

$

$

Soft Top.

$

*All rebates and incentives are held by the dealer to achieve ad pricing.

07097330


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A19

Sports Parrotta said “it’s an extra bonus to get a $500 cheque for the program.”

Parrotta grateful for special coaching recognition Give him a M, give him a V, give him a C. What does it spell? MVC—Most Valuable Coach. Chilliwack cheerleading coach Pete Parrotta has been named Chilliwack’s Most Valuable Coach, through an online contest sponsored by Campbell’s Soup. The award comes with a $500 grant for Parrotta’s Pacific All-Star Cheerleading. But Parrotta, who founded the Cheerleading gym—and who learned of the contest, his nomination and the win all in the same phone call from a local grocer—said the best part of the award is knowing that his

Jock scraps work is appreciated by his athletes and their parents. “I was really ecstatic,” said Parrotta. “To be recognized by parents or kids or whoever, it definitely made me feel that what I do is worthwhile. “It was really good to be recognized because I do put a lot of work and effort into everything I do.” Pacific Coast Cheerleading puts on regular programs and hosts a large cheerleading event each January, and

Bantam A2 lacrosse team steadies itself for provincial run Chilliwack’s Bantam A2 lacrosse team has earned a spot in this weekend’s provincial championships in Richmond after finishing second in its division and winning two playoff rounds. Provincials start Friday, with Chilliwack squaring off against Comox Valley and Prince George. The locals play Coquitlam on Saturday to wrap up the round-robin portion of the tournament. The Chilliwack squad has already taken home plenty of hardware this season, winning a bronze in a New

Westminster tournament, a silver at the Chilliwack tournament and finishing fourth place in Nanaimo. Cougars sportsmanlike conduct earns special recognition The Chilliwack Mosquito AA team got off to a rough start to its season last weekend in the Mission AA Ice Breaker Tournament. The Cougars started the tournament on Canada Day with a late inning loss to the host Mission Astros. Behind the pitching of starter Brody VanVelze, the Cougars got off to an early lead. Tanner Douglas had his first of two singles on the day to put Chilliwack up 3-2 in the second inning. Gabriel Olivares

had an RBI triple in a fourrun fourth inning for the Cougars. Dylan DeBruyn was two-for-two with two runs scored but Mission chipped away at the lead and scored three in the last inning to secure the win. On Saturday morning, the Cougars were beaten 15-10 by Gibsons. Gibsons got off to an early 4-1 lead and were able to hold off a couple of Chilliwack comebacks. Colton Goldthorp led the way at the plate going two-for-two with a single and a triple and two runs scored. Brett Nessel came out of the bullpen to throw 70 pitches keeping Chilliwack close through four innings. Gibsons went on to the tournament cham-

pionship game losing to Tsawwassen 5-2. Saturday afternoon the Cougars faced a strong pitching staff from Aldergrove. Dylan DeBruyn was two-for-two again but the Aldergrove pitchers kept the Cougars bats quiet, giving up only three runs over six innings for the win. The Cougars weekend ended on Sunday with another loss to Aldergrove 16-5. Zak Enneddam tripled and scored two runs and Spencer Gollin was two-fortwo with a double. Chilliwack was named the most sportsmanlike team in the tournament. The Cougars start provincial zone play on Tuesday in Surrey. ◗ Compiled by staff

07097149

HEALTH, BEAUTY Visit these professionals to & FITNESS be your summer best! brazilian blowout

05287129

Helping you reach your fitness & nutritional goals.

et’s Get Better Ltd. Nutripathic Medicine

Professional Herbal and Specialty Supplements

You work hard, you play hard; make sure your body gets the nutrition it needs.

TM

The ONLY Professional Smoothing Treatment that improves the health of the hair.

NO HST! on all regular priced items until July 31, 2010

• No Harsh Chemicals • Formaldehyde Free

Brigitte DeFehr–Nutripath Serving Chilliwack for 28 years

07097116

ELITE NUTRITION

ILLUSIONS 06251766

HAIR STUDIO #1-8580 Young Rd • 604-793-9200

15 - 5725 Vedder Road • 604.846.5725

Look better. Feel better.

Day Spa & Laser Clinic

• • • • •

Presents...

Memories of Marilyn

Enjoy life!

Since 1993

For Men & Women Laser Permanent Hair Removal Advanced Skin & Nail Care Permanent Make-Up Advanced Electrolysis

Yoga Classes

NOW AVAILABLE!

$

0

WE’R CONDITE AIR IONED !

Down

START WORKING OUT RIGHT AWAY!

Raven’s Vibe Salon The Right Look For You

NO HST Pick up a gift certificate today!

07097154

throughout July!

9144 Young Road 604-792-4247 www.vibesalons.com

07097151

604.392.1105

5 - 45789 Spadina Avenue, Chilliwack

www.cheekicherry.com

When Your Time is Pamper Time

It’s business as usual... come by and say Hi!

Custom Create Your Mobile Salon & Spa Experience • haircut-style-colour • manicure spa • pedicure spa

Nigel Lucas has been proudly serving the Chilliwack community & area for over 10 years, and isn’t going ANYWHERE! Along with amazing artists Craig Smith and Gary Dragomir, we will treat you with respect! We are the hardworking artists for the hardworking client.

Cuts • Colours • Perms Colour Correction Waxing • Tinting

Raven’s Vibe Salon

604.846.24HR (2447)

Tues & Wed 10am-5pm • Thurs & Fri 10am-6pm • Sat 9am-5pm

Gift Certificates Available

Thanks for all the support over the years & we will continue to bring you amazing art! 07097797

5430 Vedder Road • 604-846-2769

06257144

Call 604-991-1141 for appt.

Ladies 19 or older only please. Picture ID will be checked at the door.

The Vedder Village

on corner of Thomas Rd & Vedder Rd Chilliwack (behind A&W)

Special Sales Hourly Door Prizes $500 Grand Prize Draw

wear your own costume, or try one of ours!

Chilliwack’s Newest and ONLY 24Hour CO-ED Fitness Center... 07096609

9160 Broadway St., Chilliwack

Certified & Licensed - Over 20 Years Experience

Saturday, July 10th

7pm - 11pm • $10 at the door. FREE Boudoir Photos Hair Stylist on site Drinks and Munchies

www.anytimefitness.com

GUARANTEED PERMANENT HAIR REDUCTION!

Chronic Pain • Mental Health Female Health Male Enhancement Digestive & Heart Health Children’s & Teenagers Health Animals Research your health with the latest science in accessible language.

http://brigittedefehr.beyondyours.net #2-45467 Yale Rd. West Chilliwack 604-793-0222

Nutritional Supplements for Serious Muscle Development

IMAGE RENEWAL

• • • • • •

New Clients receive 10% off all services

Seniors receive 10% off all services Licensed • Insured • Bonded

07097283

604-701-8700 www.hereandthere.ca


A20 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

WEEKLY

SPECIALS!

of Cars,Trucks & SUVs

BLOWOUTePhicRIleCsES! These V Must Go!

#3047

09 Explorer XLT

ut Was $36,995 BPlorwicoe! $29,995

#5399

05 Buick Allure

ut Was $13,995 BPlorwicoe! $11,995

#4002

08 F-150 STX 4x4t

u Was $19,995 BPlorwicoe! $17,995

#7342

04 Mustang GT

SPECIAL PURCHASE

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

#88-8455

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

9,995

$

Unbeatable Prices!

#99-2206

#99-9054

07 F350 Crew XLTt

u Was 33,995 BPlorwicoe! $26,495 $

06 Hummer H2

ut Was $36,900 BPlorwicoe! $35,495

#2764

#5239

09 E250 Cargo Van t

u Was 24,995 BPlorwicoe! $19,995 $

05 Toyota Camry t u Was $12,995 BPlorwicoe!

9,995

$

2009 ESCAPE LIMITEDS Loaded, Top-of-the-line, Leather, Sunroof, V6, 4x4’s

26,995

$

#99-0239-85B

09 Explorer Eddie tBauer

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

#99-2095-10B

08 F350 Crew Dually t

u Was $47,995 BPlorwicoe! $39,995

All vehicles inspected and reconditioned. Financing available. Trades welcome.

07097062

SALES • LEASING • PARTS • SERVICE

45681 Yale Road West, Chilliwack 604-792-1361 • 1-888-386-3366

See www.chilliwackford.com for complete inventory


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A21

Community

Attention Home Builders

HANDS-ON SCIENCE Cornelia Naylor/TIMES

Khalil Williams, 4, gets up close and personal with the Oobleck (a.k.a. corn starch and water) during a Science World demonstration at the Tyson Preschool Literacy Camp Thursday.

For more information on this opportunity please contact Doug Avis at

604-824-5061

Canada Lands is now seeking expressions of interest from qualiďŹ ed home builders wanting to be part of our builder group for Stage 7 in Garrison Crossing. This expression of interest is open to all regional home builders including both single family and multifamily builders. Stage 7 includes the following opportunities: H Single Family Lots H Fee Simple Row House Lots H Townhouse Parcel H Apartment/4 Storey Condo Parcels

where good living comes naturally


A22 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

“TOYOTA SUPER SUMMER EVENT”

Huge Savings on all in-stock Toyota’s !! 2010 Corolla

All Corolla models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Power Heated Mirrors, Tilt/Telescopic Steering.

** FINANCING FROM 0% UP TO 48 MONTHS O.A.C.

All new 2010 Corolla Models receive a $750 Cash Incentive – Models starting at

15,995*

$

2010 Yaris Sedan

All Yaris Sedan models include: No Timing Belt, Front Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Audio Auxiliary Jack, Locking Fuel Door, Tilt Steering.

** FINANCING FROM 0% UP TO 60 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $2,000 – Sedan Models starting at

14,300*

$

2010 Venza

All Venza models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, A/C, Power Options, Alloy Wheels.

** FINANCING FROM 1.9% UP TO 36 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $1,500 – Models starting at

29,430*

$

2010 Prius Hybrid

All Prius models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, A/C, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Power Options, Cruise, Smart Key System.

** FINANCING FROM 1.9% UP TO 36 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $3,000 – Models starting at

25,350*

$

2010 Yaris Hatchback

All Yaris Hatchback models include: No Timing Belt, Front Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Audio Auxiliary Jack, Locking Fuel Door, Tilt Steering.

** FINANCING FROM 0% UP TO 60 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $2,000 – Hatchback Models starting at

12,930*

$

2010 Tacoma 4WD

All Tacoma 4WD models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Full Size Spare, Tilt/Telescopic Steering.

** FINANCING FROM 1.9% UP TO 36 MONTHS O.A.C.

All new 2010 Tacoma models receive a $500 Cash Incentive – Models starting at

26,955*

$

* All vehicles may not be equipped exactly as shown.

2010 RAV4

All RAV4 models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, A/C, Power Options, Cruise Control.

** FINANCING FROM 0% UP TO 36 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $1,500 – Models starting at

24,715*

$

2010 Camry

All Camry models include: No Timing Belt, ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, A/C, Power Options, Cruise Control.

** FINANCING FROM 0% UP TO 60 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $2,000 – Models starting at

23,450*

$

2010 Tundra 4WD

All Tundra 4WD models include: ABS, Side Seat & Side Curtain Airbags, Engine Immobilizer, AM/FM CD/MP3 Player, Full Size Spare, Trailer Hitch & Wiring.

** FINANCING FROM 1.9% UP TO 36 MONTHS O.A.C.

Cash Buyers Save an additional $3,500 – Models starting at

26,670*

$

IT PAYS TO READ THE FINE PRINT: Finance & Lease offers for qualified retail customers only, on new 2010 models sold & delivered between July 2 - July 31/2010. * Additional $1,500 -$3,500 cash buyer discounts can be applied towards the purchase of any new unregistered qualifying new 2010 Toyota 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. License, insurance, & applicable taxes 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.

Become a fan @ Love y Your Trust M I Toyota? TOYOTA.ca 07095642


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A23

FINANCING FROM

3.9% *

ON SELECT M

ODELS

At Valley Toyota we not only inspect our Pre-owned Vehicles we also complete any necessary repairs. Our goal is to offer high quality Pre-owned Vehicles that are priced at true market value, and give every client a fair deal! 09 COROLLA CE

08 CAMRY HYBRID

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

$

14,487

08 MATRIX XR

4Cyl, Auto, A/C, P. Door Locks, Fog Lights, Alloys, Local, 59400km, #11995A

16,980

$

07 CAMRY TOURING

4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Sunroof, Alloys, #11990A

20,980

$

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

28,980

$

07 TACOMA D-CAB

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

$

24,986

06 TACOMA TRD

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

$

26,888

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

$

10,980

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

$

19,980

07 SIENNA CE

SOLD

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

$

21,980

07 FJ CRUISER

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

$

29,980

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

$

11,980

07 COROLLA LE 4 Cyl, Auto, Leather, Loaded, 59400km #11607A CLEARANCE PRICE

$

14,127

05 COROLLA XRS

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

$

15,980

03 CAMRY XLE

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

$

13,980

08 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER LTD V6, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Leather, Loaded, 113500km, #12078A

32,980

$

07 YARIS RS

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

$

14,980

07 MATRIX XR

4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Sunroof, Local, 79500km, #B1293A

$

16,980

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

$

17,980

06 COROLLA S

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

14,980

$

04 SIENNA XLE LTD

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

$

21,980

03 CAMRY SE

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

$

14,480

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

$

12,980

07 TUNDRA TRD

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

$

28,980

07 BMW X3

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

$

31,980

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

$

21,980

06 RAV4 SPORT

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

$

23,488

03 HIGHLANDER

V6, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Local #11700A

$

12,121

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

$

12,980

* see dealer for full program details.

8750 Young Road, Chilliwack 604.792.1167

DLN 8176

Shop the .ca way, 24 hours a day!

07095643


A24 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY! Coca-Cola Soft Drinks Assorted varieties. 24 x 355 mL. Plus deposit and/or enviro levy where applicable. WEEKLY HOUSEHOLD LIMIT FOUR - Combined varieties.

Big 24 pack!

5

99

ea.

EXTREME PRICE

Club Price

Extra Lean Ground Beef Fluff Style.

2

99 /lb. 6.59/kg

Club Price

Gold Pineapple Whole

Big 2 kg pack!

Imported.

2

Schneiders Bavarian Smokies Regular or Cheese. 2 kg.

BBUY 1 EARN 20

99

AAIR MILES® reward miles

15

99

ea.

Club Price

Prices effective at all British Columbia Safeway stores Friday, July 9 thru Sunday, July 11, 2010. We reserve the right to limit sales to retail quantities. Some items may not be available at all stores. All items while stocks last. Actual items may vary slightly from illustrations. Some illustrations are serving suggestions only. Advertised prices do not include GST. ®™ Trademarks of AIR MILES International Trading B.V. Used under license by LoyaltyOne, Inc. and Canada Safeway Limited. Extreme Specials are prices that are so low they are limited to a one time purchase to Safeway Club Card Members within a household. Each household can purchase the limited items one time during the effective dates. A household is defined by all Safeway Club Cards that are linked by the same address and phone number. Each household can purchase the EXTREME SPECIALS during the specified advertisement dates. For purchases over the household limits, regular pricing applies to overlimit purchases. On BUY ONE GET ONE FREE items, both items must be purchased. Lowest priced item is then free.

ea.

CLUB PRICE

JULY

9 10 11

FRI

SAT SUN

Prices in this ad good through July 11th.


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A25

News

Dangerous attempts to evade police CHOPPER, from page 1 dangerous and, jumping out of a moving vehicle, had there been a single person in the way, it could have been a deadly incident. We’re very glad no one was hurt.” She added that police never pursued the suspect. As officers ensured the empty vehicle had come to a stop, a witness called police to tell them the suspect was running through backyards towards Thomas Road. Police are still piecing together what happened but the next time the man was spotted, he was rid-

ing a bike near Vedder and Keith Wilson roads. Somewhere in there, the man visited a nearby Home Hardware store and stole two screwdrivers, with which he attempted to steal a vehicle from the Pacific Region Training Centre grounds, likely after being spotted on the bike. “I can only speculate but he did attempt to steal another vehicle at PRTC and those are likely the tools he needed to do it,” said Dunlop. In the meantime, a police helicopter already in the area joined in the search. Shortly before 1 p.m., the helicopter found the suspect hiding underneath the wing of an airplane near the mili-

tary museum. As police quickly arrived at the scene, the man bolted but was finally unable to escape. William Joseph Lavoie, 39, of Surrey, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from police, possession of a break-in instrument, and two counts of theft under $5,000. Dunlop said Lavoie, who was also wanted on outstanding warrants for possession of stolen property over $5,000, is considered by Surrey police to be a “prolific offender.” He appeared in court Thursday and has been remanded in custody. His next court date is scheduled for July 15.

Play With Your Food

Thank it’s Friday! 604.392.4646

Open: 11am until midnight - seven days a week

Mexican st little The coole Chilliwack’s joint on et: ttle stre hippest li eet tr S l il M on Gringos

9381 Mill Street Downtown Chilliwack

07097798

OUR SMARTEST OFFERS

TH THA T THAT’S THAT HAT HA H AT’S AT S MO MORE OR O RE THAN RE TH T THA HAN HA H AN AN 2 Y YEARS EA EA EAR EARS AR ARS RS OF RS OF GAS GA G AS A S‡

$

%

07029663

The Optimist Club of Chilliwack Presents

$2,400

#

$

$

Carrier of the Month for June 2010

%

!

07096822

$1,500

%

!

$

!

%

45753 Yale Rd 604-702-1000

Mertin Hyundai 45753 Yale Rd. Chilliwack, 604-702-1000 D#30337

Lisa Ellis, Chilliwack Times Distribution Manager congratulates carrier Erik Stephany on his perfect newspaper delivery record for the month of June. Erik wins tickets to Bridal Falls Water Park. Congratulations Erik and keep up the good work! For information on your local Optimist Club contact Irene Wesenberg at 604.858.3213

DL #30337

www.chilliwacktimes.com

Stories and photos from your community ~ online all the time.


A26 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

e n O e v

E M

i r D

O H day! To

Deal of the Week! 2008 TOYOTA YARIS

Was $11,500

$

Auto, A/C, fuel efficient 4dr, very clean.

NOW

9,990

STK#5J0268B

2005 SMART FOR TWO PULSE

2007 ACURA MDX TECH PACKAGE Was $44,990

Was $10,500

NOW

38,990

$

2003 VW PASSAT GLX Was $15,500

NOW

9,990

$

NOW

13,990

$

STK# 8A1160

Auto, w/paddle shift, only 57,000 km

Auto, leather, sunroof, 1 owner, only 114,000kms.

STK#8A0968

STK# 3H3369A

2006 SUZUKI XL-7

2005 INFINITI G35

2006 ACURA TSX

7 Passenger, navi, quad htd seats, back up camera.

Was $19,500

NOW

17,990

$

Was $25,500

Was $26,990

NOW

21,990

$

25,500

$

NOW

4x4, leather, sunroof, 7 passenger. ONLY 70,000 kms. STK#8A0911

Auto w/ sportshift, leather, htd seats, premium sound, spoiler, alloys. STK# 8A4367

Auto w/ sportshift, navi, climate cntrl, alloys. 88,000 kms.

2007 SAAB 9-7X

2008 VW GTI

2008 PONTIAC VIBE

Was $27,500

Was $26,500

NOW

25,990

$

STK# 8A2602

Was $17,500

NOW

23,990

$

NOW

16,990

$

5.3L, leather, htd seats, wood grain trim, DVD system.

6 speed auto, DMG transmission, 18” alloys, sunroof, full loaded. STK# 8A3330

Auto, only 51,000 km, PWR group, 120v outlet, tons of room!

STK# 8A8800A

2006 MAZDA B3000 SPORT

2008 NISSAN VERSA

2002 VW BUG Was $15,990

Was $14,500

NOW

V6, alloys, only 75,000 km, A/C. STK#8AA1573

Was $12,500

NOW

14,990

$

12,990

$

STK#2E0881B

Sport hatch, sl trim, auto, A/C, pwr group, keyless. STK# 8A2754

NOW

9,990

$

Auto, pwr group, A/C, cd player, keyless entry. ONLY 67,000 kms. STK#8A5115A

604-792-2724 • TOLL FREE: 1-866-HONDA-88 44954 YALE RD. W., CHILLIWACK DLN8441

WWW.performance-honda.com

07096605


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A27

News

Tyler Olsen/TIMES

Klassic European Deli coworkers Yvonne Boylan and Ursula Linau show their colours Wednesday while listening to the Germany-Spain match at work.

Crazy mode ORANJE, from page 1 will take it in stride like true Germans.” That loss won’t dim the excitement in the Netherlands, however. “It’s crazy there.” said Yvonne Boylan, one of those Dutch workers at Klassic European Deli. “It’s a sea of orange.” Added Jos Van den Boom: “The whole country is turning into crazy mode— orange mode.” Here in Chilliwack things are a little tamer but Robert Luer—or Flagshop Bob as he is otherwise known—says The Flag Shop has been consistently selling out of flags for those countries doing well in the competition. “The suppliers themselves can’t keep up with demand,” said Luer, who will be looking to stock up for a late rush of Dutch and Spanish flags. Brazil and England fans can rest easy though, the flag shop still has a lot of red and white, and green and yellow.

Trial halted

Switch to where the grass is greener. Now you can get the most reliable Home Phone* for only $10/month, for 3 months in a bundle.† TELUS Home Phone works even during a power outage, which not every home phone service can claim. Switch to TELUS and you’ll also get: 1Calling Feature of your choice 4¢/minute long distance calling within Canada and to the U.S.‡ No installation fees**

A

Chilliwack man accused of assault won’t appear in court for another three months after problems about the disclosure of materials halted his scheduled trial Monday. James E.Vidal is now scheduled for a trial confirmation hearing for Oct. 26. Vidal was supposed to stand trial this week on two counts of assault causing bodily harm. But Vidal’s lawyer, Ken Beatch said Monday that he had not received important video of a photo lineup where Vidal was fingered by a witness. The October trial confirmation hearing will be Vidal’s second on this matter and will take place more than five months after his first such hearing, on May 17.

Call 310-1144 or visit telus.com/homephone

®

*Based on total service disruptions and outages experienced by clients in the past year. †Offer available for a limited time to residential clients in select locations. Subject to change at any time. ‡Plan rates apply to direct-dialled long distance calls only. Calls terminating in the 218 and 712 area codes and overseas calls terminating on a wireless phone or audio text facilities may be subject to higher rates. 911 fees and taxes are extra. TELUS Long Distance terms of service apply; visit telus.com for details. **Only clients who are in deregulated local service areas are eligible. Visit http://about.telus.com/publicpolicy/LSlookup.html to see if your local service area is deregulated. © 2010 TELUS.

NEWS, SPORTS, ARTS Read it first at chilliwacktimes.com


A28 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A29

Showtime

Paul J. Henderson

Phone: 604-792-9117 • E-mail: phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com • Fax: 604-792-9300

Retrospective celebrates her ‘second life’ She found time in retirement to pursue her dream of art

pulled lithographs, acrylics and watercolours, all with compelling technique and always to an interestingly aesthetic end. As if they were her children—or family members like in the many branches of her family tree recreated in one of her works—her paintings each have something to say about how they came to be what they are.

BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

E

rna Ewert has what could be called a gallery right in her own home. But it might be more accurate to say that her home is a gallery. Not that the general public gets to see the 100-plus paintings and lithographs that cover virtually ever square inch of the 88-year-old artist’s Chilliwack apartment, but about 25-or-so of her works will be on display in her show entitled “In Retrospect” at the Chiliwack Museum from July 10 to Sept. 2. Ewert is an accomplished artist who has had more than 25 solo shows, many more groups shows, has won numerous awards and was granted the distinction of Associate Federation of Canadian Artists (AFCA) in 1991. And this is a woman who first picked up a brush in her 50s. Born in the Ukraine, she “walked on the boat” at age one and came with her family to Saskatchewan. Two years later they moved to Grande Prairie where she grew up.

“Each one has a little story to tell.” Erna Ewert

Paul J. Henderson/TIMES

Erna Ewert shows off a few of the 100-plus works of art she has created that hang in her Chilliwack apartment. Her family life turned tragic, though, when her father died when she was just 14. “That broke my heart,” she recounted during a recent interview in her home. Then, just three years later, her mother also died and Ewert and her seven younger siblings were

Discover Harrison

See SECOND, Page 31

& Agassiz!

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW – JULY 10 View classic cars and talk to the owners about their restoration projects. Live entertainment throughout the day and specials at the Harrison River Restaurant.

AGASSIZ SPEEDWAY - JULY 10 SCHOOL’S OUT - Pirate & Princess Day. Enjoy watching stock car racing on a 1/4 mile oval paved track. Watch Streets, Minis, Hornets, Hit to Pass, OTRA classes compete. Time Trials 6:00 pm, Racing 7:00 pm.

32ND ANNUAL HARRISON FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS – JULY 10 – 18 The Harrison Festival has quietly built a national and international reputation for excellence. In a setting free of large crowds, line-ups, and high ticket prices, the Festival presents music from all corners of the globe, a large outdoor art market featuring the work of a wide variety of artisans, workshops and a special day just for children.

JERRY’S RANGERS PROGRAMS Sasquatch Provincial Park offers environmental education programs aimed at 5-12 year old’s and their families, called Jerry’s Rangers. Through this program learn about being Bear Aware, take guided nature walks or learn about beavers and their importance to the environment and more. Check with the Harrison Visitor Centre on you way into town for the current times and program list. Open to the public.

Get the Unique Gift that you’ve been looking for!

Inkman’s Village Gifts

07096603

Only

20

$

Enjoy dining & dancing to the wee hours!

plus tax

Any day. Afternoon sliding rates available

• Ride 400 feet of Darkness in the Black Hole • Tube the Rapids River Ride • Heated Kiddies Pool • Giant Hot Tub • Great concession stand or bring your own picnic

Now Open Daily! at 10am

604-794-7455 www.bridalfallswaterpark.com

07096604

101 - 196 Esplanade, Harrison Hot Springs 604-796-2154 Open 9 am to 7 pm • 364 days a year

Rockamole’s Diner

07096602

Visit www.tourismharrison.com for more great fun!

07096599

years in 1971. She attended Abbotsford’s Fraser Valley College and after years of study, graduated with a diploma in painting and printmaking in 1983. Most of Ewert’s works are, quite simply, of flowers. But the many and different blooms are depicted in colligraphs and hand-

sent to orphanages ranging from Grande Prairie to Niagara-On-TheLake in Ontario. A difficult youth and a life of hard work put her dream of art on the sidelines. But Ewert was drawn to create after she and her husband, Abe, sold the supermarket they operated in Yarrow for 25

“Each one has a little story to tell,” she says. She points to a lithograph entitled Oats and Straw and tells about how she grew up on the prairies and used a photo to make the print. It has a wispy, blown look as if a bird is rushing through the prairie strands. She points to a lithograph entitled Winter Wisdom of Canada Goose Party, an image of those ubiquitous birds. But Ewert gives the “party” another meaning. “It’s a bunch of politicians that can’t make up their minds,” she jokes. What she considers her most outstanding award—a B.C.

604-796-5555 ext. 3 At The Executive Hotel, Harrison Hot Springs


A30 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

07281299

Summer Savings! SARDIS

CHILLIWACK

"Yes! A Rad Flush while you wait!"

for you...

and your car!

Competitor’s Coupons Are Worth More Here! OIL CHANGE

32

$

99

$

Reg. 38.99 Plus tax & enviro levy Most cars & light trucks Expires August 31, 2010 Must Present Coupon

500

$

RADIATOR

89

99

Reg. 119.99 Plus tax & enviro levy Most cars & light trucks Expires August 31, 2010 Must Present Coupon

$

TRANSMISSION

99

99

Reg. 129.99 Plus tax & enviro levy Up to 15L Most cars & light trucks Expires August 31, 2010 Must Present Coupon Specialty fluid extra.

• Up to 5L of 10W30 Supreme Petro-Canada Oil • Warranty Approved Oil Filter • Grease Job & Service Check • And a Cup of our Starbucks Coffee!

A complete fluid change of the cooling system, up to 12 litres. LONGLIFE COOLANT EXTRA

The new technology to change 100% of your automatic transmission fluid. Traditional methods only change about 30% of your fluid leaving you open to breakdowns and expensive repairs.

FUEL SYSTEM PACKAGE

POWER STEERING PACKAGE

OIL CHANGE

or

any other brand of OFF conventional oil

74

$

99

Includes Service & Fuel Filter

$

Most cars & light trucks Plus tax & enviro levy Expires August 31, 2010 Must present coupon

79

99

Flush Change & Conditioner

Includes a 2-step fuel injection service and fuel filter.

2009

Reg. 97.99

Most cars & light trucks Plus tax & enviro levy Expires August 31, 2010 Must present coupon

Includes a full fluid change, power steering flush and conditioner.

$

32

99

500

$

or

Reg. 38.99 Plus tax & enviro levy Most cars & light trucks Expires August 31, 2010 Must Present Coupon

any other brand of OFF conventional oil

• Up to 5L of 10W30 Supreme Petro-Canada Oil • Warranty Approved Oil Filter • Grease Job & Service Check • And a Cup of our Starbucks Coffee!

• BCAA’s Only Recommended and Approved Oil Voted Best Oil Change Change. Show Your Card and Save! for Nine Years! • New Car Warranty Approved! Open Sunday • Competitors Coupons Are Worth More Here! 7503 Vedder Road, Sardis • No Appointment Necessary • Voted Best Oil Change for Nine Straight Years! 604-824-5830 • Open 7 Days a Week! 45970 Alexander Ave, • Locally Owned and Operated Chilliwack • Complimentary beverage & newspaper while 604-795-4747 you wait

Open 7 DAYS A WEEK • 8-6 Mon-Sat • 10-5 Sun

07097329

Transmission Fluid Flush • Jeep • Differential Fluid Change • Nissan • Oil Change • Ford • Power Steering Fluid Flush

Fuel Injector Clean & Fuel Filter Change • Saturn • Manual Transmission Fluid Change • Kia • Power Steering Fluid Flush • Volkswagon • Oil Change • Toyota •

• Chevrolet • Differential Fluid Change • Dodge • Radiator Flush • Chrysler • Fuel Injector Clean & Fuel Filter Change • Saturn • Manual Transmission Fluid Change

Oil Change • Ford • Transmission Fluid Flush • Chevrolet • Differential Fluid Change • Dodge • Radiator Flush • Chrysler •


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A31

Showtime

Local shutterbugs shooting for prizes

B

PRESENTED IN 3D!

JACKSON RATHBONE

THE LAST AIRBENDER Nightly 7:00 & 9:15 Daily Mat 12:35, 2:40 & 4:55

ADRIEN BRODY

Submitted photos

Two of the winning entries in last year’s library Photo Contest.

Festival of Arts Award in 1982—is for what is arguably her most interesting work: a 3-D acrylic painting entitled Contrasts. The work is a canvas that has been painted and then folded in such a way that a city skyline can be seen from a 45-degree angle to the left, and farm silos from the right.

PREDATORS Nightly 7:20 & 9:30 Daily Mat 12:30, 2:45 & 5:05

STEVE CARELL

children under 10 through adults of any age. Categories are: under 11, 11 to 16, and 16 to adult. All entries will be judged on Aug. 28 and will be displayed in the library after the judging. Photographs will not be returned.

Prizes of gift certificates will be awarded to (at least) the first- and second-place photographers and as many winning photographs as possible will be printed in an issue of the Chilliwack Times. Completed entries should be given

to library staff during regular hours of operation. The contest is open to all local residents except professional photographers. Entry forms are available at the information desk at the library. ◗ For more information call Enid Kulish at 604-792-1188 or Joan Carl at 604-702-3158.

Many awards for her beautiful work SECOND, from page 29

July 9-15

The longer one looks around her apartment, which doubles as a gallery, and the more that one sees, the more one experiences her stories—both on the canvas and literally as she talks. Ewert’s hearing is no longer what it was, and pain has left her unable to continue to paint at all, something she very much misses. But she is passionate about telling

stories of how she created her many works during her “second life” as an artist.

Nightly 7:10 & 9:05 Daily Mat 12:55, 3:10 & 5:10

ADAM SANDLER

GROWN UPS Nightly 7:05 & 9:10 Daily Mat 12:50, 2:55 & 5:00

Fri, July 9 to Thurs, July 15

Ends Tuesday

NICOLAS CAGE

Eclipse PG

Sat-Sun daily at 12:45, 3:40, 6:45, 9:40 Mon-Fri daily 3:40, 6:45, 9:40

Please note this film is pass restricted

◗ An opening reception for “In Retrospect” will be held at the museum July 10 from noon to 2 p.m. Chilliwack Museum gallery regular hours are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DESPICABLE ME

Toy Story 3

G

Sat-Sun daily at 1:10, 3:30, 7:10, 9:30 Mon-Fri daily at 3:30, 7:10, 9:30

07096862

THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE Starts Wed., July 14

See website for showtimes

$5

TUESDAYS

ALL REGULAR MOVIES $8 FOR 3D

FREE POPCORN WEDNESDAYS FREE MEDIUM POPCORN WITH DRINK PURCHASE

cottonwood4cinemas.ca

07094292

reak out the cameras as the Friends of the Chilliwack Library are now accepting entries for the 2010 Chilliwack Library Photo Contest. The categories for the competition are intentionally broad to give as much scope for imagination as possible. The two categories are: seasonal/places and people/animals. The contest is open for submission of photographs now until 5 p.m. on Aug. 20. Photographs should have been taken from fall 2009 until now, and somewhere in the Fraser Valley. Entries must be in printed form and will be limited to a minimum of two submissions per person. Prints should be in standard four-by-six, not mounted. Roll film or digital camera may be used. Classes are open to all ages of a m a t e u r p h o t o g ra p h e r s f r o m

45380 Luckakuck Way Movie Info: 604-858-6028

07065912


A32 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Showtime

Stellar lineup punctuates festival’s Literary Café

A

novelist, poet, playwright, artist, and two violinists are featured at this year’s Literary Café on July 12, an annual Harrison Festival of the Arts event. The “Bridging the Human” theme stems from the idea that life is a series of bridge-building: between self and others, with one’s own humanity, and with the “greater than us”—seen and invisible. Co-sponsored by the University of the Fraser Valley department of continuing studies, the Literary Café is a long-established and popular staple event of the Harrison Festival. Poet/novelist Leona Gom ofWhite Rock taught at the Fraser Valley College (now UFV) in its first year. A recurrent theme in her writing has always been losing and finding “home.” Her most recent novel The Exclusion Principle (Sumach Press, 2009) is about astronomy and the discovery of the first extrasolar planets. Her characters look at “home” in a more cosmic sense there. She’ll be reading about that exciting time “when we discovered other planets and had to re-evaluate what ‘home’ meant.” Elsie K. Neufeld, a poet and personal historian, is endlessly fascinated by how others “get through.” In her work as life-story editor, facilitator and instructor,

in real-life challenges to the human spirit, but always avoid sermons and transcend political viewpoints. She uses current events as a staircase to create universal narratives that search out and celebrate our strangenesses, excesses and redemptions. Her play 2000 is set on the margins of Vancouver, and portrays the civilized and the savage aspects of humanity. Her most recent play, Another Home Invasion (2010), is a one-woman show about an 80-year-old woman looking after her ailing husband when an unwelcome visitor intrudes. Local singer/songwriter Marilee Jones and Vancouver fiddler Sheila Allan perform songs remarkable for their striking harmonies interwoven with sensuous violin melodies. Their music draws influences from Celtic, Ukrainian and French Canadian dance music. Allan has travelled extensively with the likes of Les Danseurs du Pacific and currently plays with the Vancouver Folk Orchestra. Jones is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator.

An evening with authors Leona Gom, Elsie Neufeld and Joan MacLeod and violinists Marilee Jones and Sheila Allan

she gathers instructions for life from the wisdom of others. Her poems about gardening, death, and acknowledging mystery help her bridge sorrow and pain with astonishment and reverence. Her chapbook Grief Blading Up was published by Lipstick Press in Fall

2009. Playwright/poet Joan MacLeod “read in Harrison a million years ago and [remembers] it was a magical night.” Of this year’s theme she says, “It certainly makes sense for what I fumble around trying to do.”

before you

A winner of Canada’s Governor General’s Award in Drama for Am i g o’s Bl u e Gu i t a r ( 1 9 9 0 ) , Macleod’s style has been praised for clarity, humour, emotional honesty and a steadfast moral dedication to the empathies that transform us. Her dramas are profoundly rooted

! The Literary Café runs July 12 at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $12 each. Order tickets by phone at 604-7963664 or in person at 98 Rockwell Dr., Harrison Hot Springs, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

sign explore your options

Customer Choice offers you the freedom to choose who you buy your natural gas from, an independent gas marketer or your local natural gas utility. Independent gas marketers offer natural gas at long-term fixed prices. Your local natural gas utility offers natural gas at a variable, market-based rate. How you choose to buy your gas is your choice. For more information on Customer Choice visit terasengas.com Terasen Gas residential rate (per GJ)*

$4.976 per GJ effective July 1, 2010

Gas Marketers’ Residential Fixed Rates (per GJ) Supplier Name

To advertise in the Fall 2010 issue of the Chilliwack Community Program

Leisure Guide Please call 604-792-9117 07097539

1 Yr Term

3 Yr Term

4 Yr Term

5 Yr Term

Access Gas Services Inc. 1-877-519-0862 accessgas.com

$4.89

$6.39

$6.39

$6.89

Active Renewable Marketing Ltd. 1-866-628-9427 activerenewable.com

$5.60

FireFly Energy 1-888-780-3298 fireflyenergy.ca

$5.94

$8.99

$6.39

Just Energy 1-866-587-8674 justenergy.com MXenergy (Canada) Ltd. 1-800-785-4373 mxenergy.com

$6.99

$6.99

$6.75

$7.00

$8.79

Smart Energy (BC) Ltd. 604-415-3599 martenergybc.com

$6.50

Summitt Energy BC LP 1-877-222-9520 summitenergy.ca

$8.75

Superior Energy Management 1-866-872-2991 superiorenergy.ca

$7.95

*Chart shows gas marketers’ rates for a range of fixed terms. Marketers typically offer a variety of rates and options. Check websites listed or call to confirm current rates. Rates are subject to change. Terasen Gas rate may change quarterly. This advertisement is produced on behalf of the BC Utilities Commission. The Customer Choice name and logo is used under license from Terasen Gas Inc.


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A33

Showtime Magical Mud studio tour

This weekend, July 9 and 10, brings the second annual Magical Mud Pottery Tour to Chilliwack. Last year there were 11 local potters participating in this self-guided event, from full-time production potteries to small home-based studios with part-time pottery enthusiasts at the wheel. Some of the studios will have visiting guests, so you will find the work of 15 local clay artists. Watch for the signs and silver streamers, and maps will be available at all of the studios. You’ll see where local pottery and porcelain art is made, with demonstrations happening on both days in most locations. Find raku, garden art, functional stoneware, crystalline glazed porcelain, unique hand-carved and sculpted pieces, dinnerware, birdhouses, gifts, hand-painted porcelain and more. For information from last year, visit www.greendalepotteryandcountryguesthouse.

What’s on To include your event, contact by e-mail reporter Paul J. Henderson at phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com, fax to 604-792-9300 or phone 604-792-9117.

com/events.htm.

The Great Smartini

What could be better than magic, music and monkeys? This year’s summer reading club rocks with The Great Smartini and his trusty sidekick, Coconut the Talking Chimp. The high energy show also features the magical talents of 11-year-old Hannah Christensen. Come prepared to have big fun at this family-friendly event July 10 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Chilliwack Library.

Pieces of Eight

The Pieces of Eight Concert is back with two concerts, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. and July 11 at

2 p.m. at the UFV theatre in Chilliwack. This year the band is supporting the Feed the Children Program through the Chilliwack Optimist Club as well as the Chilliwack Academy of Music. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. They are available online at www.piecesof8octet.com or from Long and McQuade on Luckakuck Rd.

July 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 July 9 and 10 is Runaway Jukebox. On July 16 and 17 music is by Mid-

night Eagles. On July 23 and 24 music is by Sweetwater. On July 30 and 31 music is by John Parsons. Every Monday Branch 280 has drop-in fun darts with toe-the-line at 8 p.m., and on Tuesdays euchre begins at 6:45 p.m. Friday night steak night runs July 2, 9, 16 and 30 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., cost is $8. The first Sunday of each month there is karaoke from 1 to 5 p.m.

Anavets events

This week at the Anavets Unit #305 at 46268 Yale Rd. we now have entertainment six nights a week, Tuesdays to Sundays. Trevor McDonald plays July 9 and 10 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. till 1 p.m., all proceeds to scholarship fund. Cribbage Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m.

Music & More concert series

The Music & More Wednesday concert continues July 14 at 7 p.m. at Central Community Park on Victoria Avenue featuring Wylie and the Other Guy. Sit back, relax and enjoy some of your favourite oldies. In the event of bad weather, concerts will be cancelled by 5 p.m. Call the Chilliwack Library 604-7921941 if in doubt. Admission is free.

Battle of the Bands

Anavets Unit #305’s Battle of the Bands continues July 12 with Imposter versus Field Trip versus The Dialtones. The Battle features 12 bands over four weeks July 8 to 29 and then three weeks of playoffs Aug. 5, 12 and 19 and then the final battle and the winner is announced Aug. 26. Tickets are $5 at the door, and all shows start at 7 p.m. All money at the door goes to the winning band. Sharon’s kitchen will be open for Thursday evening shows with nightly specials and, remember, Anavets has a no hat policy.

Lee Harvey Osmond

Tom Wilson’s Lee Harvey Osmond plays Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge on July 19 at 10 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Back 2 Blues 2010

Clear your calendars for the August long weekend as July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 are the dates for the Back 2 Blues 2010. Every year our ‘little’ festival keeps getting better and better, and this year Jim Byrnes is headlining. Visit www.back2blues.com.

12 DAY HAWAIIAN ISLAND CRUISE Inside cabin from

$

1626 USD

includes cruise, 4 ports of call, port charges and airfare back to Vancouver.

22 NIGHTS ALASKA & ASIA Cruise & 2 nts Beijing from

$

2988 CAD

includes cruise, hotel, air, tours & transfers / taxes and visa fees not included prices per person based on double occupancy/ Sept departures.

DAYTRIPPER BUS TOURS July 25 SILVER REEF CASINO CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH .........$25+HST Aug 12 CIRQUE DU SOLEIL “Kooza” under the Grand Chapiteau ......$89

Aug 15 SKAGIT VALLEY incl buffet & slot ticket .........................$30+HST

Sept 27 LINCOLN CITY 3nt/4days ...................... $399 per dbl Dec 7

Italian shoes on sale: $69 Broken ankle: $14,351 Don’t spend more than you planned when you go cross-border shopping. Even a short, day trip to the United States can prove costly if you fall sick or have an accident. So next time you go, protect yourself with BCAA’s travel medical insurance. Plus, save 7% if you’re a member.

Text the word “border” to 12222 (1BCAA) for the latest Southbound

NEW! wait times at the Lower Mainland border crossings.*

Call 604-824-2720 or click on www.bcaa.com/travelinsurance Visit 45428 Luckakuck Way Insurance is sold through BCAA Insurance Agency. Insurance is administered by North American Air Travel Insurance Agents Ltd., d.b.a. Travel Underwriters, a licensed insurance broker. 11th Floor, 6081 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC Canada V6Y 2B2. Insurance is underwritten by Industrial Alliance Pacific Insurance and Financial Services Inc. and certain Lloyd’s Underwriters, severally and not jointly. *Standard texting rates apply. All border information is provided by the Canada Border Services Agency. Border wait times are approximate and updated at least once an hour. Service available for Southbound traffic only.

The hard working nice guy. Nyda Realty

604.819.0120

Bruce FOURNIER

$499 sgl

ANDRE RIEU@ GM PLACE - 2nd bus ..................................$155 - ONLY 3 SEATS LEFT!

RAINBOW COUNTRY TRAVEL & TOURS LTD 9237 Main Street • 604-795-6262

07094751

www.rainbowcountrytravel.com

BC Reg NO. 24865

SUMMER

DRAMA BLAST

2010

summer drama camps for kids & youth age 6 – 18

JULY 5 – 23 MEI SCHOOL CAMPUS

4081 CLEARBROOK ROAD, ABBOTSFORD

604.504.5940 register STILL by CE 20, SPA june 2010 BLEsave AVAILAand


A34 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

People

Santa may take Cherries are a Jubilee a vacation... but S hunger never does!

ummer is a wonderful time of the year when it comes to the abundance of fresh fruit that is available, and cherries are one of my utmost favourite. I believe that we all have some fond memory from our childhood of eating cherries in the hot summer sun; either raw and fresh by themselves, or in a favorite family dessert. The part of the world where cherries originated is very difficult to pinpoint, as they have supposedly been in existence since prehistoric times. Today however, cherries are found all over the world. Birds love cherries, and so it is believed that due to their migration habits, they were the factor most contributing to the spread of cherries trees. We tend to see and consume only one or two varieties of sweet cherries that are sold in our markets and roadside stands. However, there are many different ones that are cultivated around the world. Cherries are divided into two classifications—sweet cherries and sour cherries. There are over 500 varieties of sweet cherries and over 250 varieties of sour cherries worldwide. Three examples of sweet cherries that would be the most familiar to us would be Gean, Bing, and Bigaroon. Gean cherries are the most common. They are either red or black and very sweet. Bing cherries have skins that are usually not as dark and their flesh is substantially more pale, but they tend to be juicer. Bigaroons are somewhat heart-shaped and their firm flesh can either be red or yellow.

CHEF DEZ

On Cooking When buying cherries, make sure that they are fully ripe. Cherries do not ripen on their own after harvesting. Also make sure to buy cherries that still have their stems attached. Cherries without stems tend to spoil faster as the stem cavity will expose a part of the inner flesh. Cherries can be kept at room temperature, but as with most fruit, they will always deteriorate more slowly if kept in the refrigerator. Store them in a container or bag away from strongsmelling foods, as cherries will tend to easily absorb odours, which will intensely affect their flavour. Cherries can be frozen whole or pitted, but freezing will affect their flavour quality and firmness. Frozen cherries will be best used for cooking. Pitting cherries can be done with either a knife by cutting them in half, or with a cherry/olive pitter. These manual mechanical devices look almost like a pair of hand pliers. One end has a round compartment which holds the cherry or olive, while the other end is equipped with a “spike” that inserts into the flesh to push the pit through the opposite end. Cherries Jubilee is probably the most famous cherry recipe. It is recipe that consists of soaking cherries in a cherry liqueur, cooking them in a sugar syrup, and ignit-

ing them with brandy. They are boiled down until the sauce thickens, more cherry liqueur can be added at this point, and then served over ice cream or cake. One of my favorite childhood recipes is one that my Mother made for our family every cherry season. She calls it “cherry soup.” It is whole cherries cooked in a sweet, red, cherry broth with curds made out of flour. It may sound odd, but it is very delicious and can be served either hot or chilled. Dear Chef Dez: I just recently bought a whole case of cherries because they were on sale for a great price. What are some ideas that I can do with them other than making jam? Ron S. Abbotsford Dear Ron: There are many great ways to serve cherries. They add a great contrasting colour and flavour to green salads, and are also delicious in custards, sorbets, ice cream, fruit salads, and pies. Black Forest Cake is another famous dessert with cherries. You can also try making cherry wine or macerating them in vodka to make your own cherry liqueur. Try searching the Internet or the library and I am sure you will come up with many great recipes for serving and preserving cherries! Send your food/cooking questions to dez@chefdez.com or P.O. Box 2674, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 6R4. Chef Dez is a food columnist, culinary instructor and cooking show performer. Visit him at www.chefdez.com ◗ Next “Chef Dez on Cooking” column will appear July 23.

FOOD BANK DRIVE July 9 & 10

Over 3,800 people in our community are being assisted through our Food Bank.

E V I G E S A PLE Look for our Volunteers dressed for a Hawaiian Summer and our famous kettles. All monies collected will go directly to our Food Bank. or To make a food donation find our barrels at • Visions One Hour in Cottonwood Mall • The Chilliwack Times • Your local Grocery Store.

The hard working nice guy. Nyda Realty

Bruce FOURNIER

604.819.0120

07065652

Chilliwack Bingo’s Calendar of Events July 4 - July 17 Sunday 4

Super Sunday! Evening Session $200 Per Game

$400 Double Pay $600 Triple Pay 11

Super Sunday! Evening Session $200 Per Game

$400 Double Pay $600 Triple Pay

Monday

Tuesday

5 Daytime Session 6 Winners Draw Free 3 Line Progressive $500 $1300* 31#’s* Evening session Evening Session Evening session $100 Per Game! $100 Per Game! Doubles pay Triple!

12 Daytime Session 13 Winners Draw Free 3 Line Progressive $500 $1350* 32#’s* Evening session Evening Session Evening session $100 Per Game! $100 Per Game! Doubles pay Triple!

07064380

All Daytime Sessions Minimum $50/Game! Monday, Tuesday & Thursday Evenings $100/Game! *Unless previously won

Wednesday 7 Winning Wednesday! Evening Session $200 Per Game $400 Double Pay 14

Winning Wednesday! Evening Session $200 Per Game $400 Double Pay

Thursday 8

Friday 9

Friday Frenzy Free $500 Game Daytime Session Evening Session $150 per game $1000 Bonanza!

10

16

Friday Frenzy Free $500 Game Daytime Session Evening Session $150 per game $1000 Bonanza!

17

Evening Session

$100 Per Game! 15

Evening Session

$100 Per Game!

Saturday Super Saturday ALL Regular Games ALL Sessions pay $100 Per Game

Super Saturday ALL Regular Games ALL Sessions pay $100 Per Game

Visit us online at www.chilliwackbingo.com Jackpot and Session information 604-858-7066 45515 Knight Rd


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A35

We Believe in You.

INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Family Announcements ...........................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

Over 45 Diploma Programs

Call our Chilliwack Campus

(604)

Sales Centre Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30am - 5:00pm Email: classified@van.net Fax: 604-792-9300

504-3323

www.sprottshaw.com

Canwest Community Publishing

delivery: 604-702-5147

Classified Display Ad Deadlines

604-795-4417

Classified Line Ad Deadlines

Tue. Newspaper - Fri. 10:00am Tue. Newspaper - Mon. 10:00am Fri. Newspaper - Wed. 10:00am Fri. Newspaper - Thurs. 10:00am

classified.van.net

Submit your photograph to dbockman@canwest.com

Place y ad onli our n 24/7 e

jobs careers advice

working.com

driving.ca

househunting.ca

ANNOUNCEMENTS 1120

All advertising published in this newspaper is accepted on the premise that the merchandise and services offered are accurately described and willingly sold to buyers at the advertised All advertising published in this newspaper is prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. accepted on the premise that the merchandise Advertising that does not conform to these and servicesor offered are accurately described standards that is deceptive or misleading, is never knowingly reader and willingly sold to accepted. buyers at Iftheany advertised encounters non-compliance with these standards prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. we ask that you inform the Publisher of this Advertising that does not conform to these newspaper and The Advertising Standards Council ofor B.C. ANDorERROR: The standards that OMISSION is deceptive misleading, publishers do not guarantee the insertion of isa particular never knowingly accepted. If any reader advertisement on a specified date, encounters non-compliance withwill these or at all, although every effort bestandards made to meetask thethat wishes the advertisers. Further, the we youofinform the Publisher of this publishers do not accept liability for any loss newspaper and The Standards or damage caused by anAdvertising error or inaccuracy in Council of B.C. AND ERROR: the printing of anOMISSION advertisement beyond The the amount space actually occupied by publisherspaid dofornottheguarantee the insertion of the portion of the advertisement in which the a particular advertisement on ora changes specifiedwill date, error occurred. Any corrections be or at all, although every effort beChilliwack made to made in the next available issue.will The Times will wishes be responsible for only one incorrect meet the of the advertisers. Further, the insertion with liability limited to that portion of publishers do notaffected accept liability for any loss the advertisement by the error. Request or damage caused an erroronor charges inaccuracy in for adjustments or by corrections must be made within 30 days of the ad’s expiration. the printing of an advertisement beyond the

For best results please check your ad for amount paid theday space actually occupied by accuracy thefor first it appears. Refunds made onlyofafter business days notice! the portion the 7advertisement in which the

Happy 1 Anniversary! st

John & Colleen (Blanchard)

LOUGHRAN Married in Inuvik July 10, 2009 1251211_0709

1160

DENNIS ROY SCHROEDER Passed away July 8, 2009

1251397_0709

Lovingly, Esther, our daughters Linda Jones (Ken), and family, Kelly Braun (Dale) and family.

Thank you

Fond memories linger every day, Remembrance keeps them near.

Lyrrad, it has been two years we love and miss you so much! You’re forever in our hearts. xo John, Trish, Sydney & Nolan

1170

Announcements

Luxury Lash

Sunday • MAY 16 • 10am-3pm

Eyelash Extensions Brow wax & tinting Different types of semi-permanent Lashes Colour Lashes and Lash Crystals

Venue Salon

#7 - 45840 Yale Road 604-791-5274 / 604-795-5228

1023

2010 Transportation/ Car Pools

JACK BELL CARPOOL RIDERS WANTED!!! Work hours 6:30am-3:30pm. from

Chilliwack via Surrey/Guildford to Burnaby 604-392-6040 Call Susan

1010

175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque!

Croatian Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Van. Info: 604 980-3159 • Adm: $4.00

SALE OF UKRAINIAN ETHNIC FOOD Perogies - Cabbage Rolls Borscht Every Saturday 10am - 1pm. St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Church @ Victor & Cleveland. 604-792-2520 or 796-9502

1055

Obituaries

GORZO, Louis Arthur

August 17, 1930 ~ June 24, 2010

SUM OF money found at Steveston on Canada Day. Please call to identify 604-278-4379.

Announcements

Memorial to follow at a later date.

Announcements

Congratulations

TRIVIA CONTEST • • • • •

Joe Bachmeier Lorraine Rossing Ray Steigvilas Joan Boesterd Alima Britz

FEATURED EMPLOYMENT If you are customer-service oriented and passionate about excellence, plus you are interested in:

• competitive wages & great benefits • a friendly & fast-paced environment • world-class product & customer service training ...we’d like to talk to you.

Looking for Mature & Fun Loving People Bartender/Waitress in Lounge Permanent Part Time (2-4 days / week)

Chillibowl Lanes

T) 604-795-2637

45916 Wellington Ave. F) 604-792-1498

LANGBROEK, LOUWERSE & THIESSEN LLP is seeking an Experienced Bookkeeper - for four days a week Duties include but are not limited to: Bookkeeping duties for a non profit organization, firm’s internal records and various clients. Candidate must know the full accounting cycle, must have experience using Excel and accounting programs, must be professional and have a pleasant phone disposition. Please include a cover letter. Send your resume to resume@lltcga.com Fax: 604-858-4334

APPLY NOW

@

We thank all those who apply but only those chosen will be contacted.

www.stream.com/careers

7955 Evans Road, Chilliwack, BC

1248493_0706

Louis Arthur Gorzo, born August 17, 1930 passed away June 24, 2010. He was a man who was loved by all he met. He worked for the CN for many years. He leaves behind his partner of 57 years Suzanne. Three daughters, Marianna (Jerry), Louise (Wayne), Susan (Dave), also one son David (Debby). He will also be missed by his 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

1010

Winners

Found

Let’s Talk

1251546_0709

To our friends and neighbours. A special thanks to Dr. H. Bright and his staff, Cascade Lodge the staff at CGH for months of care, the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280 and Henderson’s Funeral Home. We appreciate your concern and kindness during a difficult time. From the family of Raymond Bamford

1010

Coming Events

1249145_0709

Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love... the things you never want to lose. Our cup of memories runneth over. Sleep in heavenly peace Dennis.

For best results please check your ad for accuracy the first day it appears. Refunds made only after 7 business days notice!

Card of Thanks

In Memoriam IN MEMORIAM

error occurred. Any corrections or changes will be made in the next available issue. The Chilliwack Times will be responsible for only one incorrect insertion with liability limited to that portion of the advertisement affected by the error. Request for adjustments or corrections on charges must be made within 30 days of the ad’s expiration.

1150

1031

Anniversaries

view ads online @ http://classified.van.net

Ads continued on next page


A36 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

1240 1240

General Employment

General Employment

Now Hiring

BARTENDERS REQ’D for Area Support Unit Annual Street Dance. Aug 21, 10. Serving it Right a must. Reply to 604-858-1011 ext 1038

General Greenhouse Laborers Required

3 Full time positions available starting August 2010 General duties include: general horticultural labour including planting, harvesting, crop maintenance, pruning, and loading. Bending and heavy lifting is involved. Past exp in horti/agriculture an asset Work on one location, out of town. Wages $10.75/hr. + 4% vacation pay. 5-6 days/week Fax resume to 604-795-3224 or email to info@quikfarm.ca Quik’s Farm Ltd 8340 Prest Rd. Chilliwack, B.C.

FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS

• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca GENERATE EXCEL INCOME working from your home office. Flex hrs free online training.778-452-0024 www.born2shine.net LOCAL HVAC company requires a service tech for HEAT PUMP, A/C and FURNACE installation technician. Plse fax resume to 604-792-4440

1245

Health Care

LICENCED PRACTICAL NURSES and RESIDENT CARE AIDES

Complex Care Facilities in Chilliwack and Mission Casual work. Current registration required. Experience preferred. Must be available 2 shifts per week- including some W/Es and holidays. Email resume to employment@ progrouphealth.com or fax 1-866-509-1294.

1250

Hotel Restaurant

F/TIME INDIAN cuisine cook. Tandoori exp req’d. Apply in person. Shandhar Hut 8835 Young Rd

Greek Islands Restaurant Now hiring full evenings

Looking for a New Career Direction? Discover a World of Possibilities in the Classifieds!

Call 604.795.4417 to Advertise

Bartender

Exp an asset but not necessary Apply within with resume Tuesday - Saturday between 9 am - 11 am or 1 pm - 5 pm 45785 Hocking Ave, Chwk.

EMPLOYMENT EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD) SUPERVISOR (EXTERNAL)

Stó:lô Nation, one of the leading employers in the Fraser Valley with offices located in Mission and Chilliwack, requires the services of an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Supervisor to fill a vacancy with the Health Services Department. Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry. Please self-identify on your cover letter or resume. The ECD Supervisor oversees the operations of the Central Head Start Preschool and Family Program; West Region Head Start and Mission Aboriginal Family Place and the Stó:lô Nation Daycare program. The position’s Key Result Areas are the following: a. Preparation of all administrative reports and documentation b. Management of all program budgets, expenditures and contract files c. Supervision, guidance and training of Head Start and Family Program Coordinators d. Coordinating program activities and community events and guest speakers e. Ensuring all Licensing regulations for Daycare and Preschool are adhered to f. Exploring other funding opportunities and developing funding proposals g. Developing links with Stó:lô bands, community services and other early childhood organizations h. Conducting program evaluation and community based evaluations i. Performing all other duties as so directed by the Health Manager. This position reports to Health Manager and/or Supervisor of Education and Services. The successful candidate will work out of the Western (Mission) and Central (Chilliwack) regions. Some travel may be required for this position. Based on services needs the department reserves the right to relocate workers within the service delivery area. Qualifications/Requirements: • Must have a post secondary Degree in Child and Youth or Social Services • Must have knowledge and experience in the following: administering Family programs, working with Aboriginal Head Start programs and working with the Ministry of Child Family Development Programs • Knowledge and appreciation of Stó:lo culture and other Aboriginal Culture; with the understanding how culture impacts the development of young children would be an asset • Demonstrates effective leadership qualities, interpersonal and communication skills • Demonstrates ability to: build strong positive relationships with all Aboriginal communities, parents, children and other Health related agencies and employees • Supervise and support staff; complete administrative documentation; write concise reports; and promote and represent Stó:lô Nation Health Services Department • Computer literacy required - MS Office Successful candidates will be required to provide the following if screened in for an interview: • Proof of education documentation • References: Three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Drivers’ License • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment RCMP Criminal Records Check

1266

Medical/Dental

MEDICAL OFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED! Doctors & Hospitals need Medical Administrative & Medical Office staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement is also available

1-888-748-4126

1310

Trades/Technical

LICENSED TRAILER MECHANIC A-1 Paul’s Trailer Repair, in business for over 25 years in the commercial trucking industry. Full-time position, good wages & benefits a great place to work! Please send resume to fax: 604-882-3105 or email: shirley@a1pauls.com www.a1pauls.com

1325

Work Wanted

★ FREE ESTIMATES ★ All jobs - decks, painting, fencing, renos, bsmts. Ron, 604-316-7648 Need to refresh your home? I will paint, renovate, fix, etc. Call 604-858-3243

2030

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Canwest Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

To advertise in the Classifieds call

604-795-4417

Earn Extra Cash!

We are looking for Youth & Adult Carriers to deliver the Times on Tuesdays & Fridays.

1251513_0709

Call now! 604-702-5147

2010

WHEELBARROW $35 Cream cans $40 Scrowl saw $60 Aluminium ladder 20’ $50 604-794-5817

Appliances

WHITE WOOD rocking chair includes as new burgundy colour pad set $20 604-703-1298

LIKE NEW!

Fridge $249 • Stove $199 Washer $199 • Dryer $149

2055

Warranty and Delivery Removal Available

MSB

Top quality, fresh picked blueberries available daily. Four different varieties available throughout the season. Recipes also available.

Buck Stretcher

4 - P-185 -70 14’’ GM, 5 hole, rally rims with tires, all for $50 604-794-3084 AIRHEAD TOW behind tube with rope, as new $75 604-795-6645 BLACKSMITH ANVIL $275 Table saw $100 604-794-5817 BOX FAN $5., Aluminium walker $5. Ph 604-792-4953

Route 173 104 Homes (Chilliwack) • • • •

Menzies Street Portage Ave Riverside Drive Goodall Place

Find a

New Career

Hours of Operation: Daily: 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday: 11am - 5pm

5331 Riverside St., Abbotsford (by Wong’s Farm Market)

604-557-0762

*Discounts are given for bringing your own containers **Will negotiate for larger orders

For Sale Miscellaneous

2060

BOX LINER for 98 Chevy short box original GM $50 obo 604-796-0877

$100 START your own money saving hobby. 'Beer Making' everything you need to get started 35-40¢ a bottle 604-858-3881

BUNKBED SET with 1 mattress $75, Little Tykes slide $20. 604-824-9768 or 604-701-8204

HOT TUB 8 man, Coast Spa, fully loaded $5000 obo 604-703-9880

CANOPY FOR Chevy 98 short box, front & side slider windows $200 obo 604-796-0877

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.ca

CASH REGISTER Sharp ERA330 with manual $125 604-795-6645 DISHWASHER KENMORE built in, white, ultrawash plus $35 White steel door 32’’ $15 604-824-0176 FLAT DOLLY $20 6’’ Vice England $35 4 garden tools $20 604-794-5817 GIRL SUMMER clothes, excellent condition, size 5 - 10 $5 a bag 604-858-6169 HONDA 800 watt Generator $125 Tempo Evolve 08 treadmill, folding, like new $250 604-858-2907 HONDA SELF propelled lawn mower grass catcher complete with tune up by Cascade $150 obo 604-858-5161 KENMORE DISHWASHER $100 2 Kenmore microwaves $30 ea 604-824-9768 or 604-701-8204

We are looking for Carriers for the following available route:

Food Products

Blueberry Farm

604-306-5134

2030

Buck Stretcher

LOVE SEAT good cond, taupe, navy & peach $25 3 nesting tbls, brass & glass 19x19 sq. $15 B&D veggie steamer $5 604-858-2907 QUICK GRIP tire chains, new, fits 15 - 19 1/2’’ wheel $75 Schauer 10 amp auto battery charger $50 604-858-2907 ROTO ZIP c/w access $80 CCM 10 speed mens bike $60 Mirro 6 quart pressure cooker $35 604-858-2907 SCROLL SAW 16’’ on stand, almost new $60 604-703-1298 TONNEAU COVER for F 150, 6.5 box, like new $100 IBM Typewriter with accessories $25 604-792-8373

2020

KIDS QUAD 90cc, Baja, fresh tune-up, great shape, Canadian Tire model $650 604-795-6645 NEWER 2800 PSI pressure washer, front pump (not cheap plastic pump underneath) asking $300, new price $699, new coloured tin, enough to do 18’x30’ roof $200, lots of 6’-20’ galvanized used roofing cheaper, very sturdy 6x12 flat deck trailer with 2’ removable sides and electric brakes $950 (was pulled by 6 cyl Van) several generators 2500 watt $150, 3000 watt $190, new 3500 watt on wheels $300, new 6500 watt electric key start $800, ($1600 in Costco) 4½’ x 8’ light and sturdy utility trailer for small car, lights, tack, removable ends for 14’ hauling capabilities, gorgeous 17' chrome overlay mag 6 bolt wheels for Ford 150, all studs and centre caps full set $250, very large round light weight Igloo dog house $120, modern large hardwood material finish buffet & hutch $200 obo other dining room stuff at giveaway prices, excellent snapper rototiller, forward, reverse and forward with tiller $250, newer portable elec handsaw new blade Makita $200, generic one cheaper nice medium size Husquavarna chainsaw $200 obo, nice approved heavy steel wood heat stove with glass door $230 insulated chimney $40 per section also large heat stove $200, good self propelled gas mower $140, regular mower $35, older oars with oar locks $20, old cream separator on stand for decorative use, Sthil gas weed eater $100, new elec chain saws $65 (cost $180), about 30 windows various sizes, some vinyl mostly double glass and some antique $10 - $30, also pre hung exterior doors, double glass inserts $100 or 4 for $300. Ph 604-793-7714

Auctions CAN-AM NEXT AUCTION AUCTIONS Tuesday, July 20, 9am

Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., The Brick Trucks & Trailers, French Doors, Contents of 3 Machine Shops! Lumber, Boats, see web for more! Cars & Trucks 9 a.m. Start!!!

Located in Langley Just 30 Minutes from Vancouver WELCOMING INDUSTRIAL SMALLS.

6780 Glover Rd., Langley, BC • Phone: 604-534-0901 www.canamauctions.com

Salary Range: Will be based on qualifications and experience Type of Position: Full-time with benefits, subject to six month probationary period and planned performance evaluations.

2055

Food Products

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Friday, July 23, 2010 at 4:00 PM Candidates will be screened according to the qualifications/requirements. Interested candidates are required to submit a resume and covering letter. Please include position title on subject line. Submit required resume and covering letter to: Stó:lô Nation Personnel Department ATTN: Crystal Schmitz, HR Officer Bldg. #7, Floor #2 – 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, B.C., V2R 4G5 Email: jobs@stolonation.bc.ca Fax: (604) 824-5342 For more information about this and other employment opportunities visit: www.stolonation.bc.ca We regret that we will only respond to those applicants chosen for an interview. An eligibility list may be established from this posting. The eligibility list may be used to fill future term or permanent positions. We thank all applicants for their interest.

Open 8:00am - 6:30pm — Mon. - Thurs. Open 8:00am - 7:00pm — Fri., Sat. & Sun

Discover a World of Possibilities in the Classifieds!

Call 604.795.4417 to Advertise

Open 7 Days a Week 1-877-852-0888 • EXIT 104 - off Hwy #1

FRESH COFFEE & SANDWICHES

LOCAL RHUBARB, STRAWBERRIES, PEAS & NEW POTATOES. FULL LINE OF FRUITS & VEGETABLES.

Ads continued on next page


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A37

2060

For Sale Miscellaneous

RACK FITS 1998 F150 6.5ft box for boats or ladders $600; Cobchi tire machine M8000 $900; chocolate diamond & sapphire ring w/cert appraise papers $1900 sell $900; all obo 604-823-7161 SHOPRIDER SCOOTER #889SL - LE. 6 mths old $5000 new sell for $3500 obo. Ph 604-795-4007 SINGLE ELECTRIC medical bed with side rails $700 604-799-0807

2075

Furniture

8 DINING room chairs, wicker chair & stacking end tables, mirror, 604-793-4889 SIMONS adjustable bed, 39’’ X-long twin matt, w/vibrator, cordless remote$1200. 604-795-7398

2083

Health Products & Equipment

ELECTRIC LIFT chair, w/heat & massage feature, very good cond. new $1395 sell $650 obo. 604-796-2549 or 604-703-4909

2095

Lumber/Building Supplies

#1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse or storage building. 6 different colors available! 40 year warranty! FREE shipping for the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

2105

Musical Instruments

NICE BRASS Bundy Tenor Saxophone with mother of pearl keys, in solid case $400 obo. Ph 604-793-7714

2115

3507

Plants & Trees

CEDAR HEDGING $1.00/foot& up. Dug in ready, installation & delivery avail 604-795-1999. Now is the best time for planting!

Sports Equipment

2120

3015

Childcare Available

CHILDCARE PROVIDER (16yrs exp) pt/ft spaces avail. big fenced yard. near park. Reasonable rates. Call Sandy 604-792-0485

GOLF CLUBS Cobra, RH, UFI graphite shaft #’s 4 to 9 plus gap & pitching wedges, 2 baffler clubs 20 & 23 degree, Loft Cobra bag. Must see $900 value sell for $400 604-858-0931

2135

Wanted to Buy

CUTLERY SET made by International China - pattern is called Heartland. If you have any pieces please give me a call at 604-217-0262. FRANKLIN MINT Carousel 1988 animals and carousel top. Please call if you have any pieces in exc. cond. w/no chips. 604-217-0262.

EDUCATION

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

Dogs

Cats

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

To advertise call

Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds 778-688-6340 abetterlifedogrescue.com

Lab X Golden Retriever Pups, vet ✔, blk & yellow, m & f, ready to go. $450 604-701-1587 PIT BULL puppies male & female 8 wks 1st shots, dewormed. View parents. $400. Ph 604-701-1587

BICHON FRISE, CKC reg, P/B, Vet ✔, tattooed, non-shedding, $650-$750. 1-604-823-0021

3510

Feed & Hay

Triple Five Trucking

BOSTON TERRIER puppies Only 2 Left shots dewormed Parents to view. Ready to go $1500. 604-542-1411

KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

534-5544 290-8405

3520

entry-level training for land and offshore oilrigs. Excellent wages, benefits and opportunities to travel the world. July 19th-Aug 7th and Aug 16th-Sept 4th. Contact: 1-866-807-3960 www.mdslimited.ca

CHINESE SHAR-PEI standard, miniature and toy. Several colors. Purebred. Vet checked. Great temperament, velvet coat, excellent wrinkling. Family friendly. $600. Call 604-888-1116

Puppy Paradise NOW OPEN IN

SURREY !

9613 192ND Street (Port Kells)

Looking for a career in

Education?

Horses & Tack

HORSE BACK riding 3 day clinic in Aug. Call Blackstock Performance Horses at 604-823-4980

3522

MARITIME DRILLING SCHOOLS

504-3323 www.sprottshaw.com

(604)

7010

Personals

✫ BROWN EYED BEAUTY ✫ Phone 604-703-3080

JESSIE JANE FARMS on Rotary trail. Full board only. Ph 604-823-4414

3530

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

3540

5505

Legal/Public Notices

THE WAREHOUSEMAN’S LIEN ACT

In the matter of the Warehouseman’s Lien Act and MY Mini Storage.

Brian Atkinson Brian Carlson Luke Macdonald Devon Skidmore

Take notice that the furnishings and personal effects located at:

44335 Yale Rd. West Chilliwack, B.C. will, if not claimed by

Horse Boarding

Pet Services

YORKIE, P/B 3.5 yrs. 2.4 lbs, avail for breeding. papers avail, 604-988-4575

Call our Abbotsford Campus

Camping

POODLE X, non shed, $550. credit card ok, 604-542-8892 pics @ www.puppiesandponies.ca

BORDER COLLIE puppies 2 female each with one blue eye. $400.00 Phone 778-552-0299

1403

4515

CAMPING MEMBERSHIP for 1000 Trails. Call Naco 604-795-3681

SPECIAL • Cedar Shavings

Career Services/ Job Search

Metaphysical

LOVE! MONEY! LIFE! #1 Psychics! 1-877-478-4410 CreditCards/Deposit $3.19/min 18+ 1-900-783-3800 www.mysticalconnections.ca

LAB PUPS silver/charcoal , PB RARE! vet chd, social, quiet temp. $875. Chwk 778-549-8621

Education

• Professional Makeup Artistry • Hairdressing

4060

GOLDEN RETRIEVER pups healthy socialized. exc temp vet check deworm $575 604-819-8083

ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $400+ 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

AM PITBULL pups, blue/seal bluenose, 4 wks vet checked 1st vac $700-$1000. 604-721-6649

INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Train on Full-Size Excavators, Dozers, Graders, Loaders. Oil Field Tickets. Provincially Certified Instructors. Government Accredited. Job Placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853

Dogs

LAB PUPPIES ready to go vet ✔ dewormed & vac. Blk & Choc males & females $550. 604-997-5504

604-795-4417

1410

3508

604-724-7652

3508 3507

Cats

Log on to working.com to find a job you’ll love.

Keyword: Education JET PET RESORT because your pet deserves a vacation too! Next to Park’n Fly www.jetpetresort.com

July 30th, 2010,

be disposed of accordingly. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to The Manager.

MY Mini Storage

604-703-1111

WAREHOUSEMAN’S LIEN Act Vehicle for Sale Please take notice that in accordance with the Warehouseman’s Lien Act the vehicle listed below will be sold at 44344 Yale Road August 5, 2010 at 9:00 am by West Yale Auto & Conversion. 604-793-9310. ★2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 3G1JC52481S129003 For debts owing by Crystal Roux in the amount of $900.00 West Yale Auto & Conversion 604-793-9310

Clean Sweep?

Medical Office Assistant Pharmacy Assistant/ Technician

Early Childhood Education

Community Healthcare Worker

1249810_0702

Healthcare Assistant

NOW S TA Re T a Ne w Ca ree r

To Pu rsu Wi thi n Mo nth s!

1 800 980 0176

programs.vccollege.ca

W HY CH OO SE US Hands-on Skill Training Student-focused Learning Environment Highly Qualified, IndustryExperienced Instructors Practicum Placements for All Programs

9613 192nd St (Port Kells)

778-552-5366 or 778-298-5758 OPEN DAILY 11 AM - 8 PM

puppyparadise.ca

DOBERMAN PUPS. Female/ Male. Tails/dew claws done. Blk/ tan. $1500-$2000. 604-607-7433

Financial Aid Available to Qualified Applicants

FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

Job-Ready Grads Get Hired Right Away!

Golden Retriever Pups, vet ✔ family raised, ready to go. $500 604-793-5185

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.

Sell it in the Classifieds!

604

795.4417


A38 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

GARAGE SALES 2080

Garage Sale

Chilliwack

Chilliwack

9305 Walden St. Family Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 8am to 1pm

Furniture, lots of kids stuff, household items & more!

2080

Garage Sale

Chilliwack

Fairfield Island

8776 Bellevue Dr. Garage Sale

Sat. July 10 & Sun. July 11 9am to 2pm

Antiques, children’s furniture & toys, household goods, 1962 olds, 2004 Cavalier.

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

CWK

EVERY SUNDAY

Saturday, July 10 9am to 2pm NO EARLY BIRDS!

Fairfield Island DOUBLE EVERYTHING 1 SET MUST GO! Sat July 10th 9am - 1 pm 10189 Oval Dr. Kitchen, decor items, sports equip, household, furn, misc & much more !!

Chilliwack Mtn.

43584 Old Orchard Rd. Moving Sale Saturday, July 10 11am to 4:30pm

Lge freezer, lge trampoline, toys, childs dresser & dvd’s. Everything is obo.

Princess Armories

Tools, camping gear, RV appliances, home furnishing, patio furniture, utility trailer & misc items.

Sat. July 10 & Sun. July 11 8am to 4pm

Multi Family Garage Sale

PORTAGE LANE 46406 PORTAGE AVE Sat July 10th 9 am - 3pm Crafts, household, golf, patio items, clean bed frames & clothes.

2080

Garage Sale

FLEA MARKET

46428 Elliott Ave

FARMERS MARKET

2080

10296 McSween Rd. Huge Moving Sale

Fairfield Island

Chilliwack

Chilliwack

46510 Anderson Ave Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 9 - 2 ✫ No Early Birds! Washer & Dryer, furniture, puzzles, cat tree & household stuff.

Garage Sale

45707 Princess Avenue

30+ Vendors

Call Sharon @ 604-316-4459 for info

1245488_0618

DOWN SIZING SALE Sat July 10, 9am - 3pm 46145 Larch Ave Bikes, plants, household items & more!

2080

PROMINTORY GARAGE SALE July 10 & 11th, 7am-4pm

Lawnmower, Fridge, Freezer, Yard Tools, Flute, Area Rugs, Womens Clothing, Toys, Books, Electric Fireplace, Computer Station and more

5632 Thom Creek Drive

Promontory

GARAGE SALE Sat, July 10th, 8am - 1pm 5550 Highroad Cres Built-in dishwasher, double bed, bike, kids stuff, clothes & more!

Garage Sale

Rosedale

10000 Llanberis Way

http://classified.van.net

GARAGE SALE

Sat, July 10 8am-3pm 46160 Daniel Drive Appliances, sports eq, and more!!

and

Rosedale

51975 Nevin Road Moving / Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 9am to 3pm

45778 Gaetz St Project Dance Fundraiser

Multi Apt. Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 9am to 3pm Complex Sale lots of Goodies.

Sat July 10 9 am to 2 pm

Sat July 10; 9 am to 3 pm Help the Cool Kids get to Vegas to compete in the Hip Hop Championship

Sardis

7201 Vedder Rd.

( Across from Remax) Clearing Out The Office Inventory & Staff Household

Saturday, July 10 9am to 3pm

Tools, horse tack, household & misc items.

Desks, chairs, book shelves & more! Car Wash & BBQ Also!

Sardis

Sardis #1 - 45516 South Sumas Rd. (beside Vedder Middle School)

#88 - 5742 Unsworth Rd. (off Keith Wilson) Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 10am to 2pm

Something for everyone, lawn mower, clothes. Will be cancelled if raining.

Find

Garage Sale

Sardis

7455 Huron St.

Large Family Garage Sale

Bikes, kids misc household items

2080

Garage Sale

Sardis

by Minter Gardens

Promontory

Browse Garage Sales online at

2080

Garage Sale Saturday, July 10 8am to 2pm

Household items, bedding, clothing & more!

BIG Savings...

When You Place Your Ad in the Classifieds!

Sardis WEEKEND TO END WOMEN’S CANCER FUNDRAISER Sat June 10, 9 am - 2 pm Multi-family sale to benefit WTEWC. Hand made cards, antiques, rubber stamp sets and much, much more. Come have a muffin for breakfast or a hot dog for lunch. All proceeds to the BC Cancer Foundation. 6935 Centennial Drive 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

Weekends were made for shopping, so make sure you check our Classifieds for a comprehensive listing of garage sales in your area! Follow the garage sale trail in

The Chilliwack Times Classifieds Call 604-795-4417 to book your ad

Summer Garage Sales Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Aries March 21 - April 19: The accent continues on hibernation, home, rest, security, kids, nature, gardening, domestic repairs and on ending stale or unworkable projects, relationships or situations. This week is a cakewalk compared to the last seven days. Almost everything flows smoothly, and the only possible contention arises Friday as you navigate an important relationship. One good thing about this day: you see clearly what you’re up against. Otherwise, Sunday’s great for domestic matters. A love affair is in the air Sunday-Tuesday. A career or work matter succeeds splendidly Tuesday-Thursday.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy and charisma ride a beautiful wave. Take advantage, start important projects, see and impress people, ask favours, make your bid – climb to the top of the heap! Your recent mild money luck has ebbed but there will be lots of talk, activity around money. You’ve been in communication mode in your career; now to early August, a graciousness and affection joins in. It’s a perfect time to chat up a boss, confer with colleagues, etc. A favourite sibling might call. This entire week is easy, smooth, productive – except Friday (be diplomatic). Home, nature best Saturday.

Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: This easy, productive week features career, ambition, prestige, dealings with higher-ups or authority figures (especially Sunday). Remember, this zone needs selflessness, caution and good morals through next March. If you think, “I’ll get away with this” – don’t do it, for your own sake! That said, proceed. If you’re stymied, “default” to security, family property concerns. (A mild “destiny luck” aids you in these, early week.) Your hopes and popularity rise Monday/Tuesday – get out, accept happiness! Rest, contemplate, plan mid-week. Your energy surges Friday/Saturday – diplomacy!

Taurus April 20-May 20: This is an easy, friendly, travel-prone week, Taurus. A great time to meet, talk, tackle paperwork, upgrade or buy a computer or telephony system. Sunday might begin a new project in these areas. Be restful, domestic Monday/ Tuesday, repair the stairs, cook, garden, take charge of future security for yourself and/or the kids. Oddly, on your friendly day (Sunday) secrets, solitude and domesticity are favoured; yet on your “relax at home” days (Monday/Tuesday) a new love might begin. Expect complex but fruitful “combinations.” Romance, pleasure, “happy risks” arrive Wednesday/ Thursday.

Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Rest, lie low and study your progress, Leo – especially Sunday. Solitude is a blessing all week, it allows you the time to accomplish some important background tasks. Friday is the only “caution day” this week (be careful with your speech to others, and avoid legal, romantic, relationship and similar forays until early afternoon). So use this time to engage the government, institutions, head offices, to reconnect with your spiritual side, to research, and to plan future action. Educational, legal, cultural, money and work matters are favoured Monday to Thursday. Travel, read Saturday.

Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: A sweet, mellow week! You understand what puzzled you before. You feel compassionate, you sense why society works, and what life is. Gentle, passionate love is possible (only possible: big passion begins 2011 onward). Culture, social rites, education, publishing, international travel/ contacts, intellectual pursuits are favoured, especially Sunday. Chase career, prestige Monday/Tuesday. You feel upbeat, optimistic, popular and a bit flirtatious Wednesday/Thursday! Retreat, rest, contemplate and plan Friday/Saturday: an ambitious month starts soon. Caution, Friday to early p.m.

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Popularity, light romance, optimism, bright new horizons and urges about the future – these bless your days now. Sunday is significant – a new social (or organizational) contact, idea, or project might start. Your energy ebbs a bit Monday/Tuesday, so rest, enjoy a quiet breather. Contemplate and plan. Your energy and charisma surge upward Wednesday/Thursday – throw off your usual shyness, respond to someone’s “opening gesture,” seek friends, romance, love, intimacy, new financial horizons. You’re noticed! Take care with money, don’t risk it, Friday daytime. This eve and Saturday, chase it.

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Life’s mysteries and depths (sex, finance, mutual resources, loyalty/ betrayal, dreams, subconscious, critical health, commitments and consequences) – these remain front and centre, but not in any dire way. In fact, this is a week of success, smooth progress and gratifying results! So charge forward, invest, re-arrange debt, seek intimacy, grab funding, research, listen to your hunches. (Notice the phrase “mutual resources” – it means that whatever you do involves another in some way. E.g., an inheritance is “their money” until you get it.) Exercise caution Friday to mid-afternoon. You end happy!

Gemini May 21-June 20: The accent lies on money, earnings, buying, selling, memory, rote learning. Memorizing something, perhaps a big, complex thing, could aid you in future. This week flows smoothly. Sunday might trigger a new money project or idea. Travel, talk, errands fill a busy, happy Monday/ Tuesday. Something involving real estate, home, kids, finances, debt, security, investment or sex/pregnancy follows a “lucky road” – travel it. These matters are also blessed Wednesday/Thursday, but more on the home, “staying put” side. Romance, pleasure call Friday onward – wait until Friday eve, Saturday.

July 11 - 17 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Relationships remain important. A new one might begin Sunday. This is a great,harmonious week,perfect for mending fences and deepening happy links.A sweet nectar of understanding helps you see others’ positions. Monday/Tuesday bring depths, intimacy, financial commitments, investments, secrets. Bonds deepen (or break – unlikely). Gentle love flows Wednesday/Thursday. Success indicated in cultural, intellectual, international, legal zones. Be ambitious Friday/Saturday, but take some care Friday to about 2 p.m., when opposition or surprises could occur. All week, seal a deal! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Chores, chores, chores – get ’em done during this easy, productive week. It’s a splendid time to check your health, start exercise or health regimens, look for a new doctor, repair anything from stairs to computers, handle employment/ employee matters, hire service personnel, and/or buy tools and equipment, from a blender to a backhoe. Be a little wary in romance, career and health the first 14 hours of Friday. Otherwise, charge forth! Relationships are an opportunity Monday/Tuesday. Secrets, research, large money Wednesday/Thursday. Romantic notions, pleasure Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Chase romance, creative accomplishment, pleasure, beauty, sports and speculation. Your luck runs high during this smooth, easy week. Woo someone, especially Sunday and Wednesday/Thursday. Responses will be affectionate, gentle (even if you’re rejected). Wednesday/Thursday also feature opportunities, new horizons, the possibility of relocation, negotiation, agreements.Take care Friday to 2 p.m. – a financial, and/or an intimate opportunity appears, but it does not “fit” your future. After this, through Saturday, move a relationship deeper, research, or clinch a financial action. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A39

5040 5010

Franchises

Business for Sale

Franchise Opportunity

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Established, very well respected

DECORATIVE CONCRETE BUSINESS that has been serving the Fraser Valley for over 18 years. Asking price includes three 36” power trowels and a wide variety of stamping gear. A full inventory list will be available upon request. Only serious interest please. $46,500 obo. Call 604-846-6514.

We are currently accepting franchisee applications for the new

Eagle Landing Shopping Centre South. This is an exciting opportunity in an excellent development for the qualified candidate. Contact: yvette@flyingwedge.com Phone: 604-681-1288 Web: www.flyingwedge.com

5015

Business Opportunity

HOT DOG stand. Currently operating, well established. Serious inquiries only $20,000. Owner retiring. 604-316-0164 We are paid for Coffee Breaks .. How about you? If you can manage, motivate & create teams, you can write your own ticket. We’re a 16 yr old Co. doing bus. in 65 countries, our Cdn. expansion plan requires 2 leaders from the area. 1-866-426-6226 www.lookingforleaders.net

5035

Financial Services

Cut Your Debt by up to 70% DEBT Forgiveness Program Avoid Bankruptcy, Stops Creditor Calls. Much lower Payments at 0% Interest. We work for You, not Your Creditors.

Call 1-866-690-3328 www.4pillars.ca

LEGALS

NEED CASH AND OWN A VEHICLE?

You keep your keys and drive away with cash. Call Got Keys? Got Cash! (604) 760-9629

5060

Legal Services

#1 IN PARDONS Remove your criminal record. Express Pardons offers the FASTEST pardons, LOWEST prices, and it’s GUARANTEED. BBB Accredited. FREE Consultation Toll-free: 1-866-416-6772 www.ExpressPardons.com

REAL ESTATE Agents

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

Monday, July 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 www.chilliwack.com TAKE TAKE NOTICE NOTICE that that the the Council Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted noted above, above, on on the the following following item: 1. 1. ZONING ZONING BYLAW BYLAW AMENDMENT AMENDMENT BYLAW 2010 No. 3709 (RZ000666) Location: 9395 Location: 9395 Windsor Windsor Street Owner: MBE Owner: MBE Construction Construction Ltd. (Martinus Willem Biemond) Purpose: To Purpose: To rezone rezone the subject property, as shown on the map below, from an R1-A an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone to an R1-D (Infill SmallLot Lot One One Family Residential) Zone, in order to facilitate a two-lot subdivision. subdivision.

N % STREET CARLETON CARLETON STREET

WINDSOR STREET STREET STREET WINDSOR WINDSOR

STREET COOTE STREET COOTE

9395

Real Estate Services

6005

List on MLS® for $499 only! Low negotiable commission. Buyer rebate. rsingh@sutton.com Randy 604-616-9942 SuttonWC

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-30

Surrey

#18 - 18839 - 69 Ave, Cloverdale. Sat, July 10, 11-4. Spacious 3 BR. $341,000. Sarah Vant Geloof, Homelife Realty, 604-657-9078

6020

Real Estate

uSELLaHOME.com

Please Please note note that that no no further further information or submissions can be considered by Council Council after after the the conclusion conclusion of the Public Hearing. Karla Karla D. D. Graham, Graham, CMC CMC City City Clerk Clerk 1251744_0709

6020-01

Real Estate

● DIFFICULTY SELLING? ●

Pymts Too High, Penalty, No Equity? Facing Foreclosure or Bankruptcy? We Will Take Over Your Payment

Until Property Sells. No Fees. No Risk

www.GVCPS.ca / (604) 812-3718

Make Big Money in REAL ESTATE

$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Abbotsford East 1800sf 4br 2ba w/bsmt suite, quiet cul-de-sac $359K 859-4048 id5174 Agassiz Price Reduced updated 630sf 1 bedroom condo $74,900 778-840-4455 id4991 Coquitlam 10,000sf lot w/1000sf 3br 2ba home, outbuilding $440K 778-859-0717 id4272 Harrison Mills gated Rec Ppty, Park model 490sf 2br, 3214sf lot $223K 435-9877 id5115 Langley Price Reduced 1280sf 3br 2ba rancher, 7200sf lot, $470K 514-0608 id5129 Langley renovated top floor 1161sf 2br 2ba condo, view $293K 778-996-3444 id5179 Maple Ridge drastically reduced 4.9ac serviced vu acreage $440Kobo 722-3996 id4694 Maple Ridge immaculate 1200sf 4br log home .37ac lot $539,900 778-240-1196 id5118 Mission, Owner Retiring, profitable framing store & gallery $47,000 826-7993 id5176 Mission, Hatzic Lake waterfront lot w/2007 Class A motorhome $248K 826-2711 id5177 New West Bargain, 638sf 1br condo near Royal Centre Mall $164,900 525-8577 id5142 Sry Cedar Hills 2235sf 4/5br 2ba home w/suite, Fab views $449K 951-9104 id5119 S Sry Open House Sat/Sun 2-4 #1, 2688-150st gated 1547sf 2br 2ba rancher tnhse, dbl sxs garage $509,900 538-0993 id5169 Vanc S Granville 801sf 6th fl 2br+den 2ba condo, ocean/mtn vu $575K 351-3636 id5172

6035

Mobile Homes

PARK SPACES AVAILABLE — QUALITY HOMES —

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

$99,000

Buying Nice Homes in Nice Areas. No Rehab Or Repair Work Needed. FREE REPORT! 24 Hr Rec. Msg. 1-866-215-8037 ID 207 LeaveWorkSomeDay.com Invigo Realty Ltd.

SRY, NEWTON. #34 - 7850 King George Blvd. on Sunday, July 11th, from 2 - 4pm. Newly renovated 2 BR in immaculate condition. 55+ years old. Small pet ok! $36,900. Lorraine Cauley, Royal Lepage North Star, 604-889-4874

* Rent to Own * * No Bank Qualifying * Less than perfect credit OK. We have a home for you.

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

Any Price, Any Condition Any Location. No Fees! No Risk ! (604) 435-5555 OR (604) 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

★ WE BUY HOUSES ★ Older home? Damaged home? Needs repairs? Quick Cash! Call us First! 604-657-9422

6020-06

Chilliwack

2 BR, 2 bath, 55+, gated complex, Chwk. double garage, 1200sf, gas fp, updated, Low strata fees $269,900, 604-392-6608 msg

6020-26

North Vancouver

3 BR +1 br ste, priv patio, 1959 Deep Cove Rd.Garage, Nr beach, 20 min to VCR. OPEN HOUSE Sat Sun 1- 4, Jerry Raczowski 604-602-1111 Remax Cr.V829313

Houses - Sale

6020-01

This This proposed proposed bylaw bylaw may may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday Monday through through Friday, Friday, excluding holidays, from Tuesday, July 6, 2010 to Monday, July July 19, 19, 2010 2010 both both inclusive, inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Road, Chilliwack, Chilliwack, BC. BC. Please Please direct your enquiries to our Municipal Development Department Department at at 604-793-2906. 604-793-2906.

Houses - Sale

❏ WE BUY HOMES ❏

SRY CLOVERDALE Brand new St. Andrews Condo − 2 BR + Den, 2 baths, 1685sf, open flr plan, all ss appls, granite, 2nd flr, north west patio view, 2 prkg, storage. gym, pool, gamesrm, accomodation ste. $675,000. MUST SEE ! Ask for Kathy 604-574-3099

Persons Persons who who deem deem that that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed amendment bylaw will amendment bylaw will have have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are are unable unable to to attend, attend, you you may send your written submission, including your name and address, address, to to the the City City Clerk’s Clerk’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions submissions will will form form part part of the record of the Hearing.

6020

Call (604)857-3597 (604)418-3162

SRY, 14909 32 Ave, 'Ponderosa'. Beautiful 2 BR, 2 baths townhouse - rancher (no stairs). 2 f/ps, 2 car garage. 1400+ sq ft. Gated community. Clubhouse has hot tub. $539,000. Call 604-536-9368

Location Location Map Map

Print or On-Line http://classified.van.net Tel: 604-795-4417 Fax: 604-792-9300

http://www.gotkeysgotcash.com

6002

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

AVENUE MAPLE MAPLE AVENUE

Financial Services

5035

Open Sun 3-5pm. 1061 Marigold Pl. $1,099,000 'Handsworth Catchment' Lynda McDonald

6050

Out Of Town Property

POINT ROBERTS Wash, US. Nr Tsawwassen. RANCHER 2200sf, reno’d, beautiful 70ft Waterfront Ocean! By Owner. 604-690-4979

6052

Real Estate Investment

★ RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Kim 604-628-6598

6075

Sunshine Coast

GIBSONS 12 acres, ocean & mtn view. 5 min. to ferry. zoned for 3 homes. drilled well, fenced, power $449,000. 1-604-886-8305

MOVING?

604-999-2255 Macdonald Rlty.

6020-36

Tsawwas.

5857-16 AVE Beach Grove Tsawwassen. 2BR bungalow, walk to beach, large lot, deck, $498,000. 1-780-965-5007

6025

Industrial/ Commercial

For Sale - Langley Retail Strata, New Construction, aprox 1040sf $416K. Drive by #106, 19909 64th Ave Call Gord 604-649-6495

6035

Mobile Homes

Quality Homes 1-800-339-5133 $

5000 OFF

Existing Lot Inventory 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

Call 604-795-4417 to place your ad


A40 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

LEGALS

RENTALS 6505

NOTICE OF PROPERTY DISPOSITION BY WAY OF RESERVE PUBLIC AUCTION In accordance with Section 26 of the Community Charter, notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Chilliwack intends to sell its property located at 45086 Yale Road by way of a RESERVE PUBLIC AUCTION. The property to be auctioned is 0.393 hectares (0.971 acres) in size, zoned CSM (Service Commercial - Industrial) and legally described as PID: 028-242-891 Lot A District Lot 77 Group 2 New Westminster District Plan EPP4370, as shown in hachure on the map below:

Apartments & Condos

$600 2BR Lge new appl, elevator, laundry, patio storage. secure prkg NSNP 55+ refs avail now Barry 604 792 5770

6508

Apt/Condos

1 BR over 700sf, 5 appls including wd, nice & an adult oriented bldg. np, new reno. 604-792-1959 2 BD, bright, very large, Ideal for couple w/baby. in 4 plex, 5 appl, $850incl heat 604-824-7838 2 BDRM top flr, $950/m incl util np, avail immed 9038 Garden Dr 1-604-942-9691 or 604-818-6937 2 BR adult orient. $750; 1 blk from hospital, DD & Refs req’d. NP, great location 604-795-3344 2 BR APT, Aug 1, $625, + SD, clean, quiet bldg, 3rd flr. resident manager, 9477 College St. Call Faye. 604-793-6853

6540

6602

Houses - Rent

Suites/Partial Houses

SARDIS 3+1 bdrm 2+1 bth, central loc, close to schools $1375 + util. Ref req’d. Ph 604-791-9638

PROMONTORY, 1 BR+den suite, own entry, large fenced yard, ns, np, $775+utils, 604-824-4681

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............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard,

SARDIS 3 br upper, 2 bath, open kitchen, 3 appl, 1 car garage, near Vedder River in quiet culdesac, $1175/mth ns, np. 604-316-8517

new roof, double garage.. $1,688/M

Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-17

TWO 1 Bdrm new suite Promontory own entry & park, w/d, $750 & $700 incl utils/cable/internet, n/s, n/p., 604-847-3610 or 778-823-5317

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

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

Chilliwack

2 BDRMS avail furn’d or not, suit student or quite person $350 & $400/mo msg 604-795-9640

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

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

• 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

PLACE:

Council Chambers - City Hall 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC TIME & DATE: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Pre-Registration: 2:30 pm Auction Starts: 3:00 pm PRE-REGISTRATION FEE: A refundable fee of $5,000.00, by way of certified cheque is required to be provided to the City of Chilliwack at the time of registering to bid. Bids less than the Reserve Bid of $1,250,000.00 will not be considered. Information packages are available for pickup from the Corporate Services Department commencing on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 8:30 am. 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, BC V2P 8A4. Karla Graham, CMC City Clerk

classified.van.net

1251731_0709

HARRISON HS, sm 1 br apt, furn part lake view, hydro incl’d cable $575. ns, np, 604-856-2479

6515

Duplexes - Rent

2 + 1 bdrm Chwk home newly reno’d, refs req’d, unfurinshed no appl $725/m. Ph 1-604-271-3198 between 6 pm - 9:30 pm 3 BR 4 plex, 1.5 bath, Lewis Ave, spacious, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, now, $1095 incl utils, 604-847-0545

6540

Houses - Rent

1 BD Carriage home Garrison. Incl. heat, elec., cable, garbage. W/D, DW. Quiet person pref. $725 604-824-1902 M-F 8-4 2 BDRM Rancher close to hospital, suit professional couple, n/s, n/p. Refs reqd. $950 +utilities 604-858-5644 2 BR Newly Reno’d Home, large yard, elec & plumbing for laundry set up, w/ or w/o fridge & stove, Rent Neg. Avail Now 820-9606 3 BDRM, 2 garage, 5 appl, n/s n/p, avaiable now. $1100, Chilliwack Mountain. 604-703-0287 3 BR rancher house wth commercial space For Sale or Lease, lots of fenced prkg, Chwk. Airport Rd. call Van. 1-604-837-8167 4 BDRM home avail August 1 in Ryder Lake area, $950/m. Ph 604-791-0649 CHILLIWACK, 3 Bdrm, 4 appl., bsmt, 1 bath, gas f/p, fenced yard, det’d garage, near all amen. Avail July 15 or Aug 1, $1,250/m 778-389-2197 CWK 2 bdrm +den, on 1 acre, room for a horse or 2. Avail Sept. 1st. $1200 +DD. 604-703-3775

Canwest Community Publishing

HORSE CARE duties in exchange for private residence. Prefer retired man with horse exp. 604-794-7388 SARDIS 2 BR & DEN 2 level house, w/d, security system, $1100. Call 1-604-864-6997

3 BR 2 Ba, garage, lg deck, share w/d Protage Park area. $1250 inclds utils, now. 604-798-1725 BACH SUITE, share wd & bath, own kitchen, living/br, $480. incls utils 604-792-7878 * 316-1192

To place your ad call

604-795-4417

CHWK Downtown, 2 BR gr lev, in 4 plex, coin W/D. $725 incls heat. Av immed. NS/NP. 604-746-7552

6605

Townhouses - Rent

A smart move.

$10/mo.

TELUS Home Phone.*

Call 310-1144 or visit telus.com/homephone *Conditions apply. See telus.com/homephone for details.

6580

Rental Services

RENTALS | 604-793-2200 1 bdrm newer condo 6 appl........$695 1 bdrm condos Sardis......................... $625 1 bdrm suite close to town, F/S, W/D.....$625 1 bdrm condo F/S, W/D, close FVU.......$600 1 bdrm condo F/S, close to hospital............. $600 2 bdrm condo 6 appl., 2 bathroom......$850 2 bdrm condo 1020 sq.ft., 6 appl....... $950 2 bdrm bsmt suite 4 appl, incl. util ....... $750 3 bdrm house 5 appl., garage........ $1400 4 bdrm house 5 appl, garage FFI. .....$1300 3 bdrm twnhse Prom., 6 appl. ...... $1300

HARRISON VEDDER ROAD HOTSPRINGS •• 2Bachlevel&townhouse 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


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A41

AUTOMOTIVE 9105

Auto Miscellaneous

$0 DOWN & WE MAKE YOUR 1st PAYMENT AT AUTO CREDIT FAST Need a vehicle? Good or Bad Credit? Call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309

9125

Domestic

PARKER’S

Summer Sale ENDS JULY 10, 2010

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2007 VICTORY 8 Ball, 9700k. pass equip, cust windshield, shotgun pipe.$10,500. 778-240-0584

9135

Parts & Accessories

FOR PARTS 1997 Crew Cab Chev truck & 1982 Suburban, barn doors, all good glass, 3/4 ton $500 for both 604-795-0024

Domestic

1994 MERC Marquis recpts rebld brakes/steering/shocks, tow pkg, 155kms $3200obo 604-576-0337

2008 Suzuki DR-Z400SM mint, 6300 km $

5,595

#JS101872

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

5,595

#JY002852

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

6,395

#JY001711

1999 INTRIGUE GLS, V6, 178,000 km, auto, loaded, 1 owner, no accidents, always garaged, $2,999. 604-534-3435

2005 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa 3,700 Miles, mint

2002 PONTIAC Grand Prix pw, ps, pm, ac, air cared 141k’s, well looked after car $4700. 604-316-9643

2 Polaris Jetskis Virage i 800s on trailer

07 PONTIAC G5 auto air cond warranty $7900 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

$

8,395 $

#AP1300R

9,495

1996 Chev Silverado 3500, 4x4, dually, loaded, ready to tow $

6,900

#1G012499

2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport Chipped Hemi, K & N, Flowmaster, Pioneer, Jensen, Hard Tonneau Cover 97 FORD Explorer fully loaded 156k warranty $4900 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

Offers! 6,900

OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM

WEEKLY SPECIALS July 10 - July 16, 2010

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

#1G159307

7,495

#1B198609

2002 GMC Jimmy 4x4, loaded, sunroof, auto $

5,995

2002 Honda CR-V AWD Auto, A/C, sunroof, cruise, mags $

9,900

#JH001155

2003 Honda CR-V AWD Auto, A/C, pw, pl, tilt, cruise

10,995

$

#JH010223

$

3,695

#3V222657

1979 CAMARO RS 4 speed $

6,800

#AP001

2002 Chev Cavalier Auto, 100,000 km, no accidents $

3,995

#3G103641

2003 Honda Civic LX 4 dr, 5 speed $

5,995

#AP1023

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

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

604-795-4417

1992 MAZDA B2200, double cab, burgundy, good cond, air cared. $2600. Lang. 604-888-6075

1995 DODGE Ram 360, gas, 1/2 ton, 144,000 kms, a/c, 2 tone green, 5th wheel hitch, no rust, ex cond $3500 604-858-2907 1996 FORD E350, 16ft Cube Van, diesel, auto, 216k, good rubber, $8200. 604-534-2678

1999 GMC, 5 ton flatdeck, 22’, very good running condition, $6500, call 604-751-5285 2003 F150, super cab, XLT 4x4, 8cyl auto, loaded, XTR Pkg. $10,900, D9256 604-768-8762 2005 NISSAN Frontier Nismo, 6 cyl auto, loaded, white, 50,000mi, $21,900, D9256 604-768-8762

9160

Sports & Imports

604-792-1221 Scrap Car Removal

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

up to

150

for most complete vehicles ~ FREE TOWING ~

1989 HONDA Acura Legend. Tan, auto, 4 drs, 158,000 km. No rust, new tires. Excellent running condition! $2,500. 604-574-2057 1991 TOYOTA Camry, 4 Dr, new tires, alternator & brakes. Good cond. $1,400 obo. 604-539-2302 1994 CAMRY 4 dr, auto, leather, air cared, V6, 235K, $2950, D9921 Abbots 604-855-6522

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

Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

HOUR 2Service From Call

Auto Miscellaneous

AutoCreditFast Call Stephanie for an instant approval on your next auto loan

$

2010 NISSAN VERSA, 4 dr h/b, auto, p/l, p/w, a/c, red, 2000 kms, $9,000 Firm. 604-538-4883

99 MAZDA 626 auto loaded warranty $4900 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

02 BMW 325 ix awd auto loaded warranty $13400 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

99 TOYOTA Camry auto loaded Warranty $ 6900 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

All Makes & Models, New & PreOwned

dit...OK! Poor Cre y...OK! Bankruptc n...OK! ssio Reposse uyer...OK! B e 1st Tim K! loyed...O p DLN 30309 m Self E 1238001_0514

9173

Vans

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

9515

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

Vans

2000 GMC Safari SL, 180,000 km, tan, local, lady driven, well maintained $6500 604-858-3760

(we are secure & confidential)

Motorhomes/RVs

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

30FT HOLIDAY Rambler, V10, 2 slide outs, generator, 48,133mi., $55,000 obo. 604-556-4866

Boats

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

1987 CANAVENTURE 17 ft, with trailer, 115 hp (1992) Yamaha O/B motor $5888. 604-751-2798

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

2010 STARCRAFT 1019-Fridge, furnace, awning, outside grill, etc. $10,700 (stk. 28764) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL#2844

1995 FORD Glendale Royal Classic, 28Ft. 164K, walk around bed, + more, recessed awning, exc cond $19,000obo 604-826-4523 1996 34’ Winnebago Adventurer, loaded all optional extras, 14’ slide, new Michelins, ns, np, 47,500 miles $29,950 obo. Phone 604-796-0211

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCED housekeeper will clean your home or condo. Gd refs avail. 604-845-3952 PRETTY SPOTLESS 4 yrs experience in house cleaning $15.00/hr. Jenna 604-701-2898

8065

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

Drywall

ROB’S DRYWALL, taping and finishing, old & new, Free Est. 35 yrs exp. 604-703-1551, 316-5540

8130

Handyperson

HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, roof repair. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740

Trailers/Tents/ Campers

2007 SPRINGDALE 266, 26ft, full slide, bdrm w/qn bed, swiv rocker AC, NS. $18,750. 604-613-4370 8 FT rebuilt camper, fridge, stove, new mattress, $1500, 604-846-0630

HOME SERVICES Cleaning

9540

2010 STARCRAFT 36RT off road tent trailer, Heavy duty everything! Huge cargo deck. $24,400 (stk. 28772) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL#2844

1999 MONACO Diplomat diesel pusher Class A, loaded, immac. 38 feet $69,900 604-916-4931

8055

NEW STARCRAFT 1224-Fridge, furnace, brakes, awning, $13,175 (stk. 28015) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL#2844

2007 KOMFORT 29ft 5th Wheel, all custom equipt, $26,900 obo. Sry. Call 604-590-2824

Find your car at

8075

9173

www.autocreditfast.ca

2003 CHEVY Venture, 150K, ac alarm, keyless entry, like new, $4800, 604-771-3199..769-1010

Ryder Lake Local

08 TOYOTA Corolla only 19,000km Warranty $13400 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

9522

Call 604-792-0599 or 1-877-792-0599 or apply online

2002 MOTORHOME 30ft, triple E model A, slide out, low km 20,500, $50,000 604-824-0926

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

No Application Refused

0 Down & we make your 1st Payment o.a.c.

2003 HONDA Accord LX; 88K kms; original owner; auto trans; a/c; pwr locks; 4 dr; gold with beige interior; Lisa 604.807.1373

1172319_0818

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

9105

1988 28’ Motorhome, self cont, sleeps 6, a/c, air, auto, generator, $8900. call 604-853-5528

00

alparkerautosales.com DL#10257 1251101_0709

To advertise call

1979 GMC 1/2 ton pick-up, 350, auto rallys, looks & runs good $1700 604-794-3084

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

$ 1999 VW Golf Auto, 168k, no accidents

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1999 CHEV Tracker 4x4, clean, well maintained, 217,000 km $4900 604-795-2926

95

2002 Durango R/T 3rd, Row Seats, V8, auto, loaded $

9155

E

Computers (ECM) .............. 14 Cylinder Heads (Alum) .... $3795 Wiper Motors ....................... $1195 Window Motors .................. $1195 FWD Axles (447.1) ............ $1695 All Bucket Seats ................ $1995 All Bench Seats .................. $2495 Any Steel Wheel .....................$795

9145 05 PT CRUISER auto loaded warranty $6400 MCE Motors 604-701-6008 45895 Airport Rd.

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

1993 JEEP Grand Cherokee 4x4 auto, 4L, exc cond. $2750 obo, 604-858-2523

$

#1D131277

2000 Silverado 4x4 4.7 V8, auto, pw, pl, tilt, cruise $

SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS

Scrap Car Removal

THE SCRAPPER 2H

1249746_0709

9125

9145

8155

Landscaping

COL-RIC CONTRACTING • 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

8160

Lawn & Garden

8195

AAA PRECISION PAINTING Int/Ext

Excellent $$$$

Written Guarantee Free Est * Insured * WCB

778-881-6096 BESTWAY PAINTING, Int/Ext, Crown Mouldings, $150 off any Job over $1000. 778-881-6737

8205

Organic Screened & Blended

Painting/ Wallpaper

Paving/Seal Coating

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

PERFECT FOR LAWNS & GARDENS Also Available

• Bark Mulch • Mushroom Manure U PICKUP OR WE DELIVER

604-794-3388

8255

Rubbish Removal

A FAMILY man with a 1 ton Dump Truck will haul anything, anywhere, anytime. 604-703-8206

Need a

Landscaper? Find one in the Home Services section.


A42 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

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

HOME

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

604-825-3884

EXPERTS

(formerly the Counter Guy)

BUSINESS OF THE WEEK

FINAL FINISH CONTRACTING

Frame to Finish Contracting

• Bathrooms • Kitchens • Basements • Sun Decks • Additions

• Basements • Additions • Renovations

604-793-3631 BILL BOUTHOT 604-819-4362 TED BOOTH

‘Your Home Renovation Specialists Inside & Out’

One Call Does It All! Free Estimates

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 N Tony VanOort 604-819-2740 winter_wood@aebc.com T

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

Phone Wayne

604-845-1141 R O HOWARD O F When Quality Counts! I ROOF EVALUATIONS by N PROFESSIONAL ROOFERS G Family owned & operated since 1961

604-792-1479

Holland Screens L LANDSCAPE AWAY

S C R E E N S

“Protect yourself from West Nile virus”

CALL FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE

Chilliwack 604.792.6725 Vancouver 778.866.3010 www.hollandscreens.ca

L A W N S

A N D S C A P I N G

C O Book Early for N Lawncutting Specials T • Complete Lawn Care R • Turf Installation A • Pruning & Gardening • Landscape Design & Upgrades C • Spring Clean Up T • Retaining Walls I Residential • Strata • Commercial N G

604-845-1467

• 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

Frame to Finish Contracting

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

R E N • Basements O • Additions V • Renovations A T One Call Does It All! I Free Estimates O N Phone Wayne 604-845-1141 S

G A R D E N I N G

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

Jo Lester 604.819.5413 NORTH GATE

P PLUMBING By Gord L NEW INSTALLATIONS 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 L A N D S C A P I N G

1245558_0709

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

H E A T I N G

• Yard Cleanup • Landscaping • Hedge Trimming & Pruning • Design & Upgrades

Call Vlad

604.316.3934

BEAT THE HEAT this summer with specials on central air, heat pumps and portable air conditioners.

Call for a FREE in-home estimate.

604.769.0724

homesteadheatingandair@shaw.ca

C O N S T R U C T I O N

DoYouWant a New Home? 10YearWarranty?

BeYour Own Contractor and $AVE Call John Campbell

CB Construction Management

604-316-6321 or cbjohn@shaw.ca Quality, Pride, Commitment

DOUBLE O VENTURES .LTD • Vinyl Sundecks • Railings • Siding & Soffits “Transform Old Concrete...” Engraving, Staining & Polishing Interior & Exterior Quality & Satisfaction Guaranteed and Free Estimates Office: 604-703-0178 or Cell: 604-798-0578 doubleoventures@telus.net


For the latest information, visit us at bcgmcdealers.ca, drop by your local GMC Dealer or call us at 1-800-GM-DRIVE: *Offers apply to purchase of 2010 Sierra SL EXT 2WD (R7B)/Acadia FWD SLE (R7A)/ Canyon SLE 2WD (R7F). PDI and freight ($1,350) included. License, insurance, registration, administration fees, PPSA and taxes are not included. †Purchase financing available on select 2010 Acadia models on approved GMAC credit only. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 1.9% for 48 months with $0 down, the monthly payment is $216.52. Cost of borrowing is $392.72, total obligation is $10,392.72.Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See your newspaper or BC Buick GMC dealer for details. #$14,000 Price Adjustment includes $8,000 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit (tax exclusive) and $6,291 employee price discount (tax exclusive) available on 2010 MY Silverado/Sierra HD 2500 for retail customers only. Other delivery credits available on most models. Employee price discount amount based on MSRP of $55,190 (excluding $1,350 license, insurance, registration, fees associated with filing at movable property registry/PPSA administration fees, duties and taxes). Dealers are free to set individual prices. Any actual savings under the Employee Pricing Event program will vary depending on your dealer’s prior selling prices. Employee price discount is available on the purchase/finance of an eligible new or demonstrator 2010/2011 MY Chevrolet/Buick/GMC/Cadillac or 2010 MY Pontiac/Hummer vehicle delivered between 6/23/10 and 8/31/10 at participating dealers in Canada. Ineligible vehicles: 2010/2011 MY Corvette ZR1, Medium Duty Trucks and G-Vans (passenger, cargo, cutaway), 2011 MY Equinox, Terrain, Camaro, Regal, LaCrosse, Cadillac CTS Coupe and SRX. Dealer order or trade may be required. Limited quantities of certain 2010 models available. This offer may not be combined with certain other consumer incentives available on GM vehicles. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See your GM dealer for details. */#/† Offers apply as indicated to new or demonstrator models. Dealer order or trade may be required. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Limited offers subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in BC Buick GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only. $2010 GMC Sierra, Acadia, Canyon fuel efficiency ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2010 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. "U.S. Government star ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). For more information on safety ratings, go to www.safercar.gov. !The Best Buy seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC, used under license. ¥Based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2009 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes other GM vehicles. !Based on 2010 Energuide submissions/competitive websites. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes other GM vehicles. !Service contract required. OnStar® uses existing emergency service providers as well as cellular and satellite technologies. Vehicle electrical system needs to be operating for features to function properly. ♣To qualify for GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive, you must: (1) receive Government confirmation of vehicle eligibility under the Retire Your Ride Program, supported by The Government of Canada, and turn in a 1995 or older MY vehicle that is in running condition and has been registered and properly insured in your name for the last 6 months (12 months in B.C.); or (2) turn in a 1995 or older MY vehicle that is in running condition and has been registered and properly insured under (i) a small business name for the last 6 months or (ii) your name for the last 6 months in B.C. GM Canada will provide eligible consumers with a manufacturer to consumer incentive to be used towards the purchase/finance/lease of a new eligible 2010 or 2011 MY GM vehicle, excluding all Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Hummer vehicles, Chevrolet Aveo, Corvette ZR1 and Medium Duty trucks, 2010 MY Chevrolet Cobalt and 2011 MY Buick Regal, Chevrolet Cruzeand Cadillac CTS Coupe in an amount ranging from $750 to $3,000, depending on the model purchased. Incentive applied after taxes. GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive is only available to customers who take delivery between July 1, 2010 and September 30, 2010, and may not be combined with certain other incentives available on GM vehicles. By participating in this program you will not be eligible for any trade-in value for your vehicle. See your participating GM dealer for additional program conditions and details. If you successfully complete the Retire Your Ride program, you will be eligible for a $300 cash incentive from the Canadian Government. Residents of Northwest Territories, Yukon or Nunavut are excluded from the Government’s Retire Your Ride program and are therefore ineligible for GM Canada’s Cash For Clunkers incentive. Some conditions apply. Visit www.scrapit.ca.

CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 A43

EMPLOYEE PRICING EVENT YOU PAY WHAT GM EMPLOYEES PAY INCL. UP TO

2010

$9,731

HWY: WY 10L/100KM • 28MPG CIITYY: 14.1L/100KM • 20MPG$

2010

$5,470

MEANS YOU PAY

* $ 33,910 33 910 FREIGHT AND PDI INCLUDED

2010

$9,910

UP $ TO

DLN 8692

$14,000

3300

!

(SIERRA HD amount shown)

PRICE ADJUSTMENTS #

SIERRA SL EXT CAB !

$34,810 MSRP

EMPLOYEE PRICE ADJUSTMENTS

MEANS YOU PAY

$ 25,079* FREIGHT AND PDI INCLUDED

MOST FUEL EFFICIENT FULL-SIZE PICKUP!

HIGHEST POSSIBLE U.S. GOVERNMENT CRASH SAFETY RATING◊

a Ext. Cab SLE shown th no-charge accessory package.

!

ACADIA SLE

$39,380 MSRP

EMPLOYEE PRICE ADJUSTMENT ADJUSTMENTS

FINANCING

19 1.9 HIGHEST POSSIBLE U.S. GOVERNMENT CRASH SAFETY RATING◊

%

HWY: 88.1L/100 1L/100KM • 35MPG CITY: 11.5L/100KMM • 25 2 MPG$

FOR 48 MONTHS †

THE BEST HIGHWAY HIGHWA FUEL CONSUMPTION CONSUMPTIO OF ANY 8 SEAT CUV/SUV ¥

CANYON SL

$29,080 MSRP

EMPLOYEE PRICE ADJUSTMENTS

MEANS YOU PAY

* $ 19,170 0

HIGHEST POSSIBLE U.S. GOVERNMENT OVERNMENT CRASH SAFETY SAF RATING◊

HWY: 8.4L/100KM • 34MPG CITY: 12 12.7L/100 7L/100KM • 22MPG$

FREIGHT AND PDI INCLUDED

ASK ABOUT

bcgmcdealers.ca bc dealers.ca

Call Mertin Chevrolet Cadillac Pontiac Buick GMC Ltd. at 604.792.1391, or visit us at 46125 Olds Drive, Chilliwack. [License #8692]

45930 Airport Road

604-795-9104 Toll Free 1-877-637-8467


A44 FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 CHILLIWACK TIMES

L14:/ 54:G0 EF 547HJFL O 24F7JFL* #1 GRADE • PREBUILT

6’ x 8’ CEDAR FENCE PANELS

RADIUS EDGE

DECKING LUMBER

We’ve done most of the work for you! These sturdy fence panels feature top quality construction with the lattice top already installed.

(,

LATTICE TOP PANEL • 2” x 3” Frame • 1” x 4” T&G Cedar Boards

5/4” x 6” PRESSURE TREATED • 8’ - 16’ lengths

5/4” x 5” RED CEDAR

##

• Select tight knot • 8’, 10’, 12’, 14’ or 16’ lengths

26” WIDTH

LATTICE TOP PANEL OR SOLID PANEL

$)

• 2” x 4” Frame • 1” x 6” T&G Cedar Boards Your Choice for Only...

GREEN TREATED LUMBER 8’ 10’ 12’

2” x 4”

2” x 6

2” x 8”

##

,#

,#

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

T-BAR WOOD SCREEN DOORS Available in 2'8" or 3'

,#

##

EACH

##

EA

WHITE

EA

GREENHOUSE

EACH

?&,# ?&,# ?### EA

12 FT.

=(,# =(,# =### EA

EA

EA

fencing needs!

4 FT.

## EA

CEDAR

EA

EA

CLEAR

8 FT.

TREATED 1” x 6” FENCE BOARDS LANDSCAPE TIES See Windsor for all your

4-1/8” x 4-1/8”

. ( # # )=# &## ?=,# ??## ((# ### ?.## ?.##

LIN FT

FIBERGLASS ROOFING PANELS

EACH

B(# YOUR CHOICE!

OR

PRESSURE TREATED

5 FT.

6 FT.

8 FT.

=.# =## .$# (.= ?## =.# =## .## EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

EA

DUCAN VINYL DECKING

Provides a long-lasting, slipresistant textured surface, eliminating the need to paint or stain wooden decks each year. Great for sun decks, balconies, walkways, and other high moisture areas. 4 Colours to choose from!

DO-IT-YOURSELF • WHITE

ALUMINUM RAILING Perfect for raised flower beds or used as edging. Pressure treated for EACH long life!

))#

DECKOTE DECK COATING This water based, 100% acrylic coating has been successfully used on millions of square feet of decks, porches, patios, stairs, landings, boat decks and many other surfaces. 6 colours to choose from.

? ,, ## )#

SQ FT

3.78 LITRES

## CAN

11.36 LITRES

## PAIL

Perfect for your sun deck or balcony! Tough powder coated finish with durable polyurethane. No rusting or rotting & no repainting required. OFF SAVE ON ALL REG. IN-STOCK PRICES WHITE RAILING...

?@

"

D;%>-9 %M -++->8 6M8%N I6NK =,C =@?@ <; 3'%N- 98<>!9 NA98*

7164 VEDDER ROAD

PH: 604-858-3357 • FAX: 604-858-2673 Mo nday - Saturday: 8:00am - 5:30pm Closed Sundays • www. windsorplywood.com

Chilliwack Times July 9 2010  

Chilliwack Times July 9 2010

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you