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Chief pleads guilty to sex crime BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

Second time Jimmy George has been found guilty

ereditary Chief Jimmy George of the Aitchelitz band pleaded guilty to one count of sexual interference with a person under the age of 16 in court on Monday. George faced one charge in connection with incidents dating from March 1 and March 24 this year. This is not the first sexual assault charge where George has been found

guilty. In 2006, he stepped down as head of the society that runs Xyolhemeylh Child and Family Services, which provides child protection to native bands, after it was made public he was sentenced to three years in jail for sexual assaults on one or more Chilliwack girls in the 1980s. When the sexual assault charges were made public in June, George was suspended from his board

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of directors position at the Sto:lo Nation Society. His photo and information have now been removed from the website, but Sto:lo Nation Society president Joe Hall did not respond before press time as to George’s status. In 2008—between his previous convictions and this latest one— George was front-and-centre at the ceremony for the Stehiyaq Healing

and Wellness Village with Premier Gordon Campbell and other First Nation leaders after the presentation of a cheque for $1.5 million. Stehiyaq is a healing centre aimed at Aboriginal youth with addiction problems located in the Chilliwack River Valley at the location of what was a youth correctional facility and before that was a traditional First Nations village site. The official

opening was in April. Despite the optics of his tour of Stehiyaq with the Premier in 2008, Hall said George had no involvement with Stehiyaq. “Jimmy is a chief of the Aitchelitz First Nation, which is a member of the Ch-ihl-kway-uhk Tribe Society,” Hall told theTimes in June. “The society was involved in putting together the healing and wellness village, but he is not a part of the board.” George will next appear in court for sentencing Sept. 17.

‘Heroes’ save teen caught in Chehalis

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olice are calling four local people heroes after they saved the life of a 16-year-old girl in the Chehalis River Wednesday afternoon. AmeliaVictor had been swimming with friends in the Chehalis when the current became too strong, according t o R C M P EB IRST spokesperson First reported on C o n s t . Tr a c y chilliwacktimes.com Wolbeck. Fo r t u n a t e l y, 17-year-old Clinton Charlie and 14year-old Alisha Baines managed to drag their friend to a narrow bank and go for help. Police received a 9-1-1 call just after 5 p.m. reporting a death on the river. But thanks to the help of the

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A worker trims grass from around monuments at Chilliwack Cemeteries where, owners have recently cracked down on removing objects placed by families. BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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eth Sorensen was distraught when her teenaged son died four years ago, but she was comforted in some small way by a few personal objects she put on his grave. There was a large rock painted with tulips in a plant pot, another rock painted yellow with a smiley face, and a plastic solar dragonfly. But the things she placed on her son’s grave at Chilliwack Cemeteries on Little Mountain were suddenly gone when her husband went for a visit on Father’s Day. Her son died when he was almost 16 and was buried in spring 2006. He had a metabolic condition, was “fully disabled” and passed away in his sleep, according to Sorensen. “Today I feel like I’m in a black hole,” she told the Times. “I’m feeling just as crappy as when he passed away.” The owners of Chilliwack Cemeteries Inc. recently cracked down on the placement of objects on graves and everything was cleared off the 17.5 acres of grass, and placed in a pile. Af Sorensen said she was told that, after a

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“When you are in the process of burying somebody that you have just lost, purchasing a grave site, who reads that stuff?” she asked. “And if you do read it, who remembers it? I remember very little of four years ago.” But cemetery manager Bev Van Winkle defended the removal of items from graves. “Do you know what happens when a lawnmower picks up a rock and fires it at a piece of granite?” Van Winkle responded when asked why items were removed. She added that the owners prefer to keep an open cemetery so there is no one to monitor what people do out on the 17.5-acre hillside property. “We had people coming up and we didn’t stop them,” she said. “We kept stretching the rules and stretching the rules. . . . You give people an inch and they take 10 miles.” Van Winkle said that because the cemetery has been around since 1873 and there are 15,000 graves, it is impossible to notify every single owner of rules that they should already know. She said the cemetery has four employees that work 7.5 hours a day, five days a week, taking care of the lawns and that for safety sake they

can’t be worrying about glass, plastic, rock or other objects that could be hit by trimmers or mowers. “We can’t take the chance on one of our men or the public being hurt,” she said. But Sorensen doesn’t understand after four years, why the crackdown happened so suddenly. She said she was told by Van Winkle that one of the owners came up and told the manager the cemetery had turned into “a garbage heap.” Van Winkle did say one of the owners, whose name she declined to give, came up and asked “how did it get like this?” and ordered staff to, from then on, remove everything from graves as soon as they are placed. On the purchase agreement it says: “The company is not obligated to give notice of removal or disposition of any articles.” Sorensen still thinks the matter was dealt with insensitively and that there are likely other upset families. “The area that my son is buried in is a newer part and there are very young children that had been buried,” she said. “There were trinkets, toy cars, favourite things that they played with . . . who knew?”

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City and school district partner to add artificial and lighted turf field to new CSS

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BY CORNELIA NAYLOR cnaylor@chilliwacktimes.com If you build it, they will come. Nowhere in Chilliwack has that been truer than the Townsend artificial turf field “You wouldn’t believe how much that field gets used,” said Chilliwack Minor Football (CMF) president Wayne Bjorge of the two-year-old facility. Especially during the busy fall season when football and soccer are in full swing, it’s hard to get a field hockey stick in edgewise. Relief, however, is on the way. At a special Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Chilliwack trustees unanimously approved a City of Chilliwack-School District 33 agreement that will see a lighted, synthetic turf field added to plans for the new Chilliwack senior secondary school. City council approved the agreement at a meeting July 5. T h e a n n o u n c e m e n t i s g re a t news for the 1,600-player Chilliwack Soccer Association, which has been squeezing the most out of its Townsend practice times by splitting the field into six sections allowing six teams to practice at the same time. “It doesn’t give them a great deal of training space,” said head coach Glenn Wilson. Although the 70-metre-by-110metre swath of synthetic turf at Chilliwack secondary will be lined for soccer and field hockey and not football, the 360 kids registered with Chilliwack Minor Football also stand to benefit. “It’s huge for us here to have a second field,” said Bjorge. “It takes a lot of pressure off Townsend.” For legendary Chilliwack secondary field hockey coach Barb Kroeker,

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Turf installers with FieldTurf West Distributors Inc. install blue field hockey sidelines at Townsend artificial turf field in July 2008. The rebuilt Chilliwack senior secondary school is slated for a similar lighted synthetic turf field for the summer of 2012. who has been hounding the school district for artificial turf since 1986, the agreement is a dream come true. For years she has had to schlepp her team and their gear to wherever she could find synthetic turf—first to Cloverdale Athletic Park and then to Townsend. “The sport has been played on turf for the last 15 years,” she said. “It’s been such a godsend to have Townsend, but being able to just drag our stuff from the equipment room to the field is going to be fantastic.” It’s not just about convenience either; Kroeker expects playing at home will also raise the sport’s profile at the school and in the city. The agreement endorsed by the school board Tuesday will see the city invest more than $1.3 million in sport- and recreation-related infrastructure (i.e. sports fields, tennis courts, playgrounds) at Yarrow elementary and Rosedale elementary/ middle. In exchange, the school district has agreed to provide the city with a dedicated 200-square-metre multi-

purpose space in the new Rosedale school and a lighted synthetic turf field at Chilliwack secondary. Since the field will cost an estimated $1.8 million, the agreement will see the school district put out a net $600,000—a bargain for a new artificial turf field, according to secretary treasurer Ray Velestuk. “We’re getting a synthetic field for a third of the price,” he said. In an agreement much like the one that governs the Sardis secondary track, the school district will have exclusive use of the field from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on days when school is in session, and the city will have exclusive use at all other times. For sports events after hours and on days when school is not in session, schools will be able to book the field at no cost Depending on which design-build team is picked to build the new Chilliwack secondary school, the field will take one of two shapes— with a running track or without. The city’s parks and recreation department has worked closely

with the district during the Request for Proposal (RFP) process, sharing expertise they gained on the Townsend project. “They’re good at building schools but don’t know much about artificial turf fields,” said parks and recreation manager Gord Pederson of the district, “and we’ve already been through that process, so we’ve been able to help them out.” The new Chilliwack secondary is scheduled for completion by the summer of 2012, but some community sports groups report rumours that the field could be in place before construction on the school is finished. Although he is anxious to see the extra field in place, Bjorge hopes the district won’t cut corners when it comes to quality. He says spending money up front —like the city did at Townsend — will save the district in the long run through reduced wear and tear on grass fields and a longer-lasting synthetic field. “It’s a smarter investment,” he said.

n a potential precedent setting case, an off-duty transit police officer who was harmed while trying to stop a drunk driver in Chilliwack will get worker’s compensation after the Canadian Office and Professional Employees’ Union won an appeal at a Workers Compensation tribunal. The tribunal agreed with the union’s argument that police officers swear an oath to protect the peace and that sometimes police officers will intervene in a crime, even if they are not on shift, COPE said, in a news release Monday. It’s a decision that will set a precedent for all police officers in the province. The compensation board appeal tribunal overturned an earlier decision and ruled that the South Coast British Columbia Transit Authority officer is entitled to benefits. “This constable placed himself in harm’s way to protect the public, even though he was off duty, and we are pleased that this courageous act has not only been recognized as compensable under the WCB, but also that the constable has received the recognition that he deserves,” said Andy Ross, president of COPE local 378. In 2008, the officer was off duty when he saw an intoxicated driver in Chilliwack. He called 911 and identified himself as a transit officer, then followed the man because the operator said they would not be able to send officers quickly.

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Sto:lo will set nets despite DFO warning McNeil says green light for ‘sporties’ is his signal to fish BY PAUL J. HENDERSON phenderson@chilliwacktimes.com

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ensions are rising among some local Sto:lo bands told to wait until July 26 to set nets for a dry-rack sockeye fishery while sports fishers are being given the green light. Tyrone McNeil, a Sto:lo Tribal Council vice-president, tribal chief and fisherman, said he was told during a conference call Thursday by Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) representatives that sports fishers will be allowed to fish chinook with no gear restrictions on the Fraser River starting Friday. The recreational opening is not for sockeye but McNeil said the gear “free-for-all” means other fish will be inadvertently snagged and sockeye will be killed. “So they are going to be bottombouncing, snagging and DFO isn’t concerned about it whatsoever yet they want to restrict us up the

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Tyrone McNeil (right) prepares fish for the dry racks in 2009 with his niece Stacy McNeil and her daughter Nadia. Tyrone said he is frustrated DFO has allowed for a recreational chinook fishery with no gear restrictions to start Friday. ying-yang,” he told the Times. “It just doesn’t make sense. They say their primary concern is ensuring as many Early Stuart get up the river as possible, yet thousands and

thousands of sporties will be out with any tackle that they want.” A DFO spokesperson responded via e-mail that the recreational opening is for chinook, with size

limits, and confirmed that there are no gear restrictions for the sports fishery. DFO has told First Nations there is currently no fishing to be direct-

ed at sockeye and that if dry-rackers put down their nets before July 26 they may be charged. On Thursday afternoon, McNeil was hoping to get authorization from area chiefs to respond to DFO’s recreational opening, but many chief were in Victoria for the provincial government’s official Salish Sea naming. McNeil said if the river opens up to unrestricted sports fisheries Friday, “that is basically a green light for Sto:lo to set their nets.” “Nothing against the sporties but be mindful of the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions that say our needs need to be met first.” While tensions are already high early in the sockeye season, the forecast is for more than 11 million fish to return this year. Given last year’s call for 10 million sockeye, while less than two million showed up, most observers say they’ll believe it when they see it. “Although the Stuart returns are healthy because the pre-season forecasts are 41,000 and are now up to 110,000 and climbing, is that indicative the subsequent runs will perform in a similar fashion? That the runs will be large and healthy and terrific fisheries to come?” asked Ernie Crey, fisheries advisor to the Sto:lo Tribal Council. “I hope so but it’s too early to say.”


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Thieves pull dirty trick BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

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wo children who were to take their first spin on a dirt-bike track are still waiting for their first ride after thieves stole more than $100,000 worth of dirt bikes Thursday. Police say, sometime between midnight and 5 a.m., a Ford cube van pulling a trailer with 15 Honda dirt bikes was stolen from the Travelodge parking lot. The bikes had been brought to Chilliwack for Big Top Powersports’ Junior Red Rider’s Camp Day on Thursday for children between the ages of six and 12. Just hours after the vehicle was reported stolen, police recovered the trailer off an embankment near Bridal Falls. But the cube van and the dirt bikes are still missing. RCMP spokesperson Const. Tracy Wolbeck RESCUE, from page 1 young rescuers and a pair of other locals, the story had a happier ending. With her friends gone for help, Joseph Chapman and Warren Point saw Victor alone on a rock and swam across the river to help the girl, who by that time was breathing, but unresponsive and sliding into hypothermia. Help arrived in the form of a police helicopter and Kent Search and Rescue personnel. “One of the Search and Rescue members got on scene and started administering first aid right away,” said Wolbeck. “They were instrumental in getting her into the helicopter quickly.” They, along with a member of the helicopter’s crew, strapped Victor to a back board that was lifted into the hovering chopper.

told the Times that police are trying to figure out how the thieves moved the dirt bikes after the trailer was ditched. Big Top’s Krystal Bowman told the Times that seven families had signed up for the camp. And while Big Top was able to contact five of the families Thursday morning, two families—one from the Sunshine Coast, the other from North Vancouver—only learned of the camp’s cancellation upon arrival in Chilliwack. For two bikers, the camp was to be their first time atop a motorcycle. “It weighs a little heavy to see the disappointment on the kids’ faces,” said Bowman. “Some thieves have taken away what would have been a wonderful day for these kids.” All is not lost, however; Bowman said Honda plans to replace the bikes and hopes to have another camp planned by the end of the summer.

Chopper needed After the dramatic rescue, Victor was transferred to an air ambulance and flown to RoyalColumbianHospitalinNewWestminster, where her condition is listed as stable. “All of the people involved in this incredible rescue should be called heroes,” said Wolbeck. “They all acted selflessly in order to save the life of another person. We are very grateful that there was not another tragedy to have to report. It was truly an amazing rescue.” Wolbeck said people should remember that many local bodies of water are still very cold and pose more dangers than just drowning. “I don’t think people often consider the temperature of water when they’re in it,” said Wolbeck.

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wo or three times a year I get to witness a priceless moment at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Someone who has a one- or two-sailing wait sees an opportunity and cuts into the lane of traffic boarding the next ferry. He usually gets no further than a half dozen car lengths before he’s intercepted by staff and removed from the lane of boarding traffic. Regardless of whatever excuse or sense of urgency he might plead, he’s then ordered to the very end of the line. He doesn’t get to reclaim his original place in line. He has to go to the very end and likely now has to endure yet another sailing wait. The best part is all the other travellers cheering and honking their horns in approval as his just desserts are handed out. This is how justice should work. Someone breaks the rules and they are immediately pounced upon and justice is swift. It’s highly improbable a person would try to cut into the boarding lane again after having gone through this humiliating experience. Similarly, anyone who watches this spectacle would no doubt be thinking twice about ever pulling such a stunt. None of us enjoy sitting in line at the ferry terminal, especially

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Crime Matters on a hot day. Some of the most miserable three-hour blocks of my life have been spent trying to pass the time until boarding. No doubt it’s tempting to think about jumping the queue so obviously there have to be some rules in place. It’s a shame the people responsible for running the courts and administering criminal justice in this country can’t grasp the simplicity and effectiveness of how BC Ferries maintains order on busy sailing days. Imagine what would happen if BC Ferries had the same approach to enforcing its rules as the justice system. People would be able to jump the queue with little more than a warning from staff not to do it again. The rest of us would see that’s there are no consequences for breaking the rules and wonder why we should patiently sit and wait while others simply cut into the line. If someone was actually intercepted by staff he would be able to offer up

some lame excuse about a pressing appointment or what have you and be allowed to jump the que anyway. Needless to say, it would be absolute pandemonium and carnage come time to board the next sailing as hundreds of motorists attempt to cut in and staff would be helpless to do anything about it. Meanwhile, civil libertarians and academics would be howling that we need to legalize queue jumping. Yet this is precisely how criminal justice operates in this country. Perhaps those in charge of administering justice might care to take a look at how BC Ferries maintains order and keeps the peace despite dealing with thousands of frustrated and often angry travelers. There’s a very valuable lesson to be learned here. It’s not unprecedented that the courts would adopt a strategy or program from an outside agency. After all, our modern day justice system seems to be based on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ “catch and release” policy. ◗ John Martin is a criminologist at the University of the Fraser Valley. He can be contacted at John.Martin@ufv.ca.

Twenty-three per cent. That’s the proportion of B.C. residents who now support Premier Gordon Campbell’s Liberal government, according to poll results released last Tuesday. It’s a shockingly low number, and pollsters are attributing it, at least in part, to voters’ anger over the HST. To put the numbers in perspective, the Liberals have now lost half their popular support since 46 per cent of B.C. voters cast a ballot for the party during the May 2009 election. Mario Canseco, vice-president of public affairs for Angus Reid Public Opinion, called the drop “monumental.” “We thought [the party’s ranking in June] was low, but now they’re at 23 [per cent] in July, so it’s definitely related to the HST, which has been remarkably unpopular all throughout B.C.,” Canseco said. That the Liberals are taking a hit in the polls is not surprising. Results show that 30 per cent of B.C. residents believe the new tax will severely affect their household finances. Seventy per cent of 801 online poll participants indicated they will dine out less often as a result of the HST, while 62 per cent plan to attend fewer concerts or sporting events. Sixty per cent plan to spend less time at movies or the theatre, 55 per cent plan to buy fewer newspapers or magazines and 49 per cent indicated they will pay fewer visits to the dry cleaner. Whether those plans last past the first few weeks of cash register shock over the HST remains to be seen. But it’s clear that something about the tax—that it applies to so many items, that it’s coming at a time when people already feel overtaxed, or even that it was implemented in a dishonest way—has shaken up B.C. politics. We’ll all be watching to see if that translates into a change at the ballot box.

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Just the appearance of fighting crime Editor: Tyler Olsen is way off target in his defence of the body armour ban (Win, Lose or Ty, Times, July 9). The government claims the ban is aimed at gangs and organized crime but gangsters could care less about toothless laws. Last I checked drug dealing, packing guns and murdering people were all banned too but it doesn’t seem to have stopped them, has it? How making a cabbie, bouncer or any non-criminal for that matter, ask for special permission (and paying for the privilege to boot) to get body armour is going to make us safer is something I haven’t figured out yet. Is this about crime and public safety or is it just another layer of bureaucracy we get to pay for without any benefit? I suggest that if the government is really concerned about crooks in body armour they make wearing it while committing a serious crime worth a number of years in jail on top of the initial crime, and no plea bargaining either. Sadly, I doubt that will ever happen. I think this is much more about giving the appearance of fighting crime while really doing nothing at all. Dave Lanting Chilliwack

Savings won’t be passed on Editor: Dear Hon. Barry Penner: So, in reply to our e-mail question of June 18, you simply e-mailed to us Mr. Stephen Hume’s July 3 article. We had read the article, thanks anyways. It appears to us now that you are trying to cover the sun with your thumb and using the opinion of others to answer our questions about the benefits that the HST implementation will bring to us. Honestly, that’s not what we expected to hear from the individual we elected in our riding. Mr. Hume might be right, but he also belongs within the group of citizens that shrug their shoulders and, without a blink, meekly accepts the dirty tactics from our governing politicians, because, oh well, bottom line is that

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. somebody has to pay more taxes, eh? There are ways and there are the other ways of doing business in this province and in the rest of the world. Running a household is much like running the government. You overspend, you are in trouble, unless you can steal to pay for your debts or cut down in non-essentials, or work overtime to pay for luxuries. So what is our government doing with the implementation of the HST? They are simply stealing from the poor to support their overspending by allowing at the same time more space for the big corporations CEOs to increase their rather obscene salaries, not to mention the astronomical salaries that politicians at all levels of government assign themselves (without our blessings) and not ignoring

their rather substantial and dreamy pensions. Do these people honestly work hard for their money? Maybe some do, maybe some do not. The truth of the matter is the more the government is allowed by people like Mr. Hume to suck from the pockets of taxpayers, the honesty soon becomes greed, with a capital “G”. Business will never pass their savings to the consumers. That is a dream that will never come true, and you know it. J.G. and A. Rhodes Chilliwack

View obscured from ivory tower Editor: This summer, interesting

news will be released that will delight supporters of the Return of the Interurban to the Fraser Valley. In the Metro region, we have placed all our hopes for rail transit on the very expensive light-metro model and philosophy, that forces all bus riders on a light-metro trunk line to their destinations or next transfer. Indeed TransLink admits that 80 per cent of SkyTrain’s customers, first take the bus to the metro. This is not good transit. TransLink has been signing hosannas that the newly opened Canada Line is carrying 94,000 people a day and nearing capacity. TransLink forgets to mention that nearly 45,000 former bus customers have been cascaded onto the new metro line which translates to about 90,000 trips a day. Only about two to three thousand new transit customers are using the over $2.5 billion metro system. The sad fact about the Canada Line is that due to escalating construction costs, the scope of the project was cut back so much that a much larger $1.5 billion cheaper LRT network, with much higher capacity, could have been built instead. The Light Rail Committee and the Rail For the Valley group, in conjunction with several transportation experts

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will be offering a much cheaper and proven alternative to hugely expensive light-metro, in the form of TramTrain. TramTrain is simply a light rail vehicle that can operate on existing railways and on its own tracks, greatly reducing rail transit costs while at the same time providing a much larger light rail network. As an example; for the cost of a SkyTrain Evergreen Line, we could build a Vancouver to Chilliwack TramTrain and a Vancouver to Maple Ridge TramTrain. A larger rail network. servicing more destinations, at a cheaper cost should be number one TransLink’s planning goals. Sadly, what I see from the Ivory Towers on Kingsway is more of the same, plans for hugely expensive metro lines, with no realistic way to fund them. Malcolm Johnston Light Rail Committee

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as anyone else played the blame game recently? You know how that one goes. Something happens and everyone else begins to describe why they are not responsible for what they did or what happened. I have to say, it seems like the blame game is taking over from our other national sports (lacrosse officially, hockey by numbers). It seems to me that we have entered an unparalleled time in history where no one anywhere is responsible for anything that happens—ever. OK, that was a bit sarcastic, but I think you get my point. Now if you are like me, you have immediately jumped to all the people who do that in this world, and have conveniently left yourself off of that list.

This is an attitude I have to fight against all the time. So, why am I talking about this? I think that ownership and a failure to own ourselves and our actions is a problem for our society. Typically this lack of ownership seems more focused on mistakes than success. A lack of ownership in life is a problem because I think that failing to own our mistakes and shortcomings cheats us in life. My belief is that it forces us to live in a fantasy world that is unsustainable and keeps us from experiencing joy and fulfillment. In my personal experience, people

who work hard to own their success and failures in life, seem to generally have a better standard of life. Those who don’t, typically, are more frustrated, experience less joy and are typically more difficult to deal with. Where do you want to fit? This element of ownership is at the very core of Christianity and is the essential first step. It is an understanding that we do make mistakes that cause others, ourselves and our world harm. We then own those mistakes, and we admit that we do not have it within ourselves to live mistake free in life. The more traditional word for this is fairly well

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has been supportive because you have not been supportive? Have you asked them what you could do to support them now? Have you communicated that you love them in their language, not yours? Are you not getting what you want in life because you aren’t really prepared to put the effort in? Are you lonely in life because you are selfish? May you have the courage to own yourself and your actions, your mistakes and your successes. May you have the courage to look deep inside yourself and ask the tough questions. ◗ Scott Street helps lead Chilliwack House Churches, a new network of house churches here in Chilliwack. He is also a father of two, husband, volunteer, Leafs fan and owns a real estate investment business.You can contact him at scott@chilliwackalliance.bc.ca.

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hilliwack’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest since January and with a number of local companies hiring the employment picture may be improving. The unemployment rate went down a full percentage point from 11 per cent in May to 10 per cent in June, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey numbers released Friday. The January rate was 9.9 per cent before it shot up to 10.7 per cent in February and lingered around 11 per cent until last month. But that doesn’t mean more jobs were created in June. The number of employed persons actually dropped by 200 from 38,100 to 37,900 last month. The reason for the drop in the unemployment rate is that 700 people left the labour force (42,700 to 42,000). (The labour force is defined as those person who are employed or are actively looking for work.) The jobless rate continues to be high locally, but there are openings in town. Chilliwack’s largest employer, Stream Global Services, is almost always looking for workers and representatives recently attended a job fair organized by Triangle Community Resources in Chilliwack. “We’ve got a lot of new opportunities and we are hiring,” said Stream recruiter Liane Hoogenraad. “Since February, we’ve hired probably over 800 people here at Stream.” Hoogenraad said Stream is not having difficulty finding employees, but she is surprised to hear how high the unemployment rate is locally. “I really wish more of that 10 per cent would apply,” she said. “We see about 300 applicants

a month through our tracking system and in the month of July alone we have need to hire 120 people.” Hoogenraad said Stream will need more and more workers right into 2011. “My job as a recruiter is stable right now,” she said. Heather Cardell with Triangle said the job fair included Stream, Best Western, Prospera Centre and Value Village, and about 60 job seekers were in attendance. She plans on having another job fair in the fall and she sees good things on the horizon for local employment. “Absolutely with what you have coming in terms of big box stores,” she said. “Chilliwack is expanding rapidly in the whole retail market.” While many of these jobs are not necessarily high paying, Cardell says people need to know they are important. “People need to realize these entry level jobs lead to fulfilling careers if they are willing to accept that pay scale,” she said. Canadawide the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 per cent in June, the first time it has been below the eight per cent mark since Jan. 2009. B.C.’s rate jumped from 7.5 per cent in May to 7.8 per cent in June. While things are improving in B.C. and across Canada, British Columbians have the highest level of job anxiety at 25 per cent, higher than the national average of 20 per cent, according to the RBC Canadian Consumer Outlook Index released on July 2. “While B.C. residents are positive about the current state of the economy and are loosening the purse strings a bit more, job security is still weighing on their minds and affecting their sense of financial well-being,” said Graham MacLachlan, regional president of RBC in B.C.

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hilliwack Community Ser vices has recently announced its board of directors for 2010/2011. The agency leadership for the coming year includes directors Paul Donaldson (Odlum Brown), Bill Sheridan (Meyers, Norris Penny), Allan Billingsley (retired marketing director), Neil Clark (Envision Financial), Andre Cardinal (Myriad Technologies), Liz

Lynch (the Chilliwack Progress newspaper), Tom McMahon (Fraser Health), Nicki Bullock (Dynamic Rehab), Kathy Funk (Downtown Business Improvement Association), Luke Zacharias (Baker Newby LLP), Alex McAuley (Meyers Norris Penny) and Anita Rogers (Legacy Pacific Land Corporation). Rogers is serving her second year as president of the board. “The board and staff of Chilli-

wack Community Services have long had a vision of a safe and stable living environment for vulnerable youth in our community and to give them the opportunity to access counselling, life skills training, pre-employment training, and other services through our youth services,” said Rogers. “Having held a recent groundbreaking ceremony for the School Street project, we are realizing

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12,995

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

24,995

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

22,495

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06 NISSAN PATHFINDER SE 4X4

06 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S

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

Leather, auto, pwr seat, CD, A/C, only 70,000 kms Stk#N10-127P

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19,997

17,995

$

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

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FINANCING up to 60 months

NOW

$

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Chilliwack’s Connor McLellan tees off at the Falls Tuesday for the final tournament in the Optimist Club of Chilliwack’s Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Tour.

Ferrer conquers Falls Teen cards one-over par at Junior Divot finale

• • • •

D

elta’s Aaron Ferrer shot a scorching oneover-par 72 to outdistance the field Tuesday at The Falls Golf Course during the championship final of the Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Tour, sponsored by the Optimists Club of Chilliwack. Fa c i n g 1 4 o f t h e b e s t young golfers in the Lower Mainland, the 16-year-old Ferrer came out strong and was one-under through 12 holes. Players earned the right to take part in the invitationonly tournament by doing well at any of six tournaments played over the past two weeks. Chilliwack was well respresented, with local golfers finishing second, third and fourth. Steven Scurr, Chilliwack, earned the runner-up prize, with a solid and consistent round of 78. He was followed closely by Chilliwack’s Tristan Desjarlais, who shot a round of 79. Connor McLellan, also of Chilliwack, was hot on the heels of the top three. An eagle on the par-four sixth hole propelled McLellan to a round of 81 and a tie for fourth place with Richmond’s Alex Chen and Dewdney’s Jake Scarrow.

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Nine-year-old Justin Yap watches his tee shot Tuesday at the Falls. Yap, the youngest player in the field, shot a remarkable 103. With McLellan, Scurr and Desjarlais all just 14 years old, the Chilliwack golfers should be tough to beat at next year’s event. In the 10-to-12 age category, 11-year-old Henry Lee shot a round of 78, including an even-par back nine, to claim victory. Hot on his heels were Surrey’s Sy Lovan, who shot a 79, and West Vancouver’s Andrew Wong,

who scored 82. This is the 17th year the Optimist Club has put on the tournament. “It was hugely successful,” said organizer Glenda Standeven. “It couldn’t have been nicer weather for the tournament.” On a related note, the club is currently seeking a new president as well as a new treasurer.

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Chilliwack’s MOST WANTED PETS!

Timmy

Timmy is a beautiful flame point Siamese mix who ended up at the SPCA after being attacked by a dog. He’s recovered from his injuries and is now eager to find a home. We estimate his age is about 1 year.

Cleo

If you are looking for a loving, outgoing tabby cat, Cleo is the feline for you. She is 8 years old, spayed and very affectionate. She was surrendered for adoption because her owner had a baby.

Spot

This big fella likes to relax and hang out in whatever comfy corner he can find in our cat communal. He is laid back with the other cats and loves attention. Spot is 5 years old. He was given up for adoption after his owner was evicted.

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Who could resist these mischievous amber eyes? Smokey is a young adult, domestic short haired solid grey spayed female. She was found stray in Chilliwack.

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For adoption information about these animals please contact the Chilliwack SPCA at 604-823-6612 or email chilliwack@spca.bc.ca


CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010 A15

Sports

Giants taking road trip to Nebraska BY TYLER OLSEN tolsen@chilliwacktimes.com

A

Once-in-a-lifetime experience for football players

pair of Chilliwack onships” and invited some of football teams are the best minor football—or h e a d e d t o t h e i r “Pop Warner,” in local parlansport’sheartlandlater ce—teams. “The teams [Cisar] has invithis summer to play against some of the best minor foo- ted are all top-tier Pop Warner tball clubs in the United Sta- football teams—they would have all won their respective tes. The Chilliwack Giants’ red leagues,” said Smith. “We’re and blue peewee squads will not exactly in that boat. We travel to Nebraska in late- won our league two years August to play against teams ago and were very good last from across the American year so we’re a very competitive team but I think it’ll be an Midwest. eye-opener The trip for our kids is the brain“I’m like a kid too. I’m to play thochild of L a w re n c e so excited to go down se kids from Nebraska.” Smith, the there and be in the Smith and Giants blue heartland of football. reds coach coach, with Sean Roach an assist to It’s like a Disneyland think their a book by for me.” teams will Ne b r a s k a put up a minor fooLawrence Smith good fight tball coach and learn Dave Cisar. plenty from Last year, Smith read that Cisar’s theory playing some of the United of exhibition games is “any States’ best young players. “I think that’s going to be team, any time, any place,” very good for the kids to see and thought the obvious: “I sent him an e-mail that how good they can be,” said said, ‘Do you want to play a Roach. More importantly, though, team from Canada?’” Smith told the Times. “He said, ‘that the coaches say the 10-andwould be great,’ and now 11-year-old kids will rememwe’ve built a tournament out ber the trip for the rest of their lives. of it.” “I know from all the sports Cisar has now branded that tournament “The North I played as a kid, I don’t American Football Champi- remember the third game of

a regular season when I was 11 years old but I remember the special tournaments that we went to and the bonding that I did with my teammates at the time and those are the experiences that kids have for the rest of their lives,” said Roach In addition to the games, the players will watch a University of Nebraska Cornhus-

kers football practice, meet legendary ‘Huskers coach Tom Osborne, and run through the tunnel and onto the field of 81,000-seat Memorial Stadium. There will be haywagon rides, barbecues and trips to Omaha and a water park. Blue Giants right tackle Jacob Troyan told the Times that he and his teammates are “extremely excited” for the

trip. “It’s going to be a once-ina-lifetime exprience,” said Troyan, who will be making the trip with his mother. He and his teammates will be practising for the next several weeks to gear up for the competition. “I’m positive they’re pretty good,” he said. “They’re hard teams to face.”

Troyan is also looking forward to watching the Cornhuskers practice, even if he doesn’t know too much about the team. Smith says Troyan and his teammates will have their eyes opened when they see Memorial Stadium and the popularity of the Cornhuskers. “They won’t have seen anything like that here.” See GIANTS, Page 20

Classic Car Show Sunday, July 18 ~ 9am-4pm

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

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Chilliwack Giants blue tackle Jacob Troyan is looking forward to a trip to Nebraska next month with his teammates for a pair of games in football’s heartland.

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Deal of the Week! 2007 HYUNDAI SANTA FE GLS

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Was $24,500

$

NOW

22,990

STK#2G5720A

2002 VW BUG

2008 PONTIAC VIBE

2006 MAZDA B3000 SPORT

Was $12,500

Was $17,500

NOW

9,990

$

Was $14,500

NOW

15,990

$

NOW

12,990

$

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2006 SUZUKI XL-7

2007 SAAB 9-7X

2009 DODGE DAKOTA SXT

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Was $19,500

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2005 INFINITI G35

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Was $10,500

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23,990

$

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2003 VW PASSAT GLX

2008 NISSAN VERSA

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

STK#8A0968

Was $15,990

NOW

Was $44,990

NOW

14,990

$

11,990

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

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8,990

$

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CHILLIWACK TIMES FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010 A17

Chilliwack Huskers play an exhibition game against the Surrey Rams Saturday at 7 p.m. at Exhibition Field. The Huskers open their season the following weekend with a July 24 home game against the Victoria Rebels.

Final games Chilliwack FC’s Pacific Coast Soccer League women’s premier division squad wraps up its season with a home game Sunday against Coquitlam Metro-Ford Xtreme. Game time is 3:30 p.m. at Townsend Park or Exhibition Stadium.

Popular walks Hit the pavement for Chilliwack Walks tonight. Starting at Central Community Park, participants can take part in two- or four-kilometre walks. Meet at Central Community Park 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 pass-

Learn to row

On deck port. Return the passport by 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 for a chance to win a prize.

Karting action Chilliwack’s Greg Moore Raceway hosts a Gold Cup karting event July 23 to 25. Spectators are invited to watch some of the Pacific Northwest’s best karters in action.

Drop-in kayak CCE runs a drop-in, kidoriented Friday Fun Paddle starting this month. The kids will learn to kayak through fun games and challenges presented in a safe, supervised environment at beautiful Cultus Lake. Participants meet at the Cultus Lake Sailing Club boathouse in the Main Beach parking lot at 4:30 p.m. and can be picked up at 6 p.m. The cost is just $7 per person and includes 1.5 hours of kayaking and all the equipment for beginner kayaking (kayak, paddle, spraydeck, lifejacket). Participants must be club members at the recreational price of $10 per year. For more information contact Jon Allen at jonallen@telus.net.

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.

CHILL OUT CHILL-AIR

Hoop 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 on how to register online.

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$

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08 MATRIX XR

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16,980

$

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$

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08 DODGE CALIBER SXT 4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 47,100km, #12190A

$

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07 FJ CRUISER

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$

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07 TACOMA TRD D-CAB 06 TOYOTA COROLLA S V6, 4X4, Auto, A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, Alloys, 103000km, #11960A CLEARANCE PRICE

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$

07 TACOMA D-CAB

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$

24,986

06 TACOMA TRD

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$

25,988

07 TOYOTA CAMRY SE 4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Options, Leather & Heated Seats, Keyless, 104700km, #11790A

$

19,980

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$

13,988

07 COROLLA LE

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$

13,998

05 COROLLA XRS

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

$

15,980

03 CAMRY XLE

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$

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 CLEARANCE PRICE

$

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 CLEARANCE PRICE

$

16,888

08 HIGHLANDER 4WD

Auto, A/C, power options, locally owned, one owner, only 25000 km #11391A

29,980

$

06 SIENNA CE

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$

19,988

03 CAMRY SE

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

$

14,480

08 YARIS HB

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$

11,988

07 TUNDRA TRD

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$

27,998

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$

31,980

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

$

21,980

06 RAV4 SPORT

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$

22,988

03 HIGHLANDER

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$

12,121

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Sports Bateman and Lenz burn up the track at memorial meet Chilliwack’s Brandon Bateman dominated the Trevor Craven Memorial Meet last weekend at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. Bateman, 11, won five events, claiming gold in the 60-metre dash, the 400metre and 600-metre distance runs, the javelin and the long jump. Bateman also finished fourth in the 60metre hurdles. And 10-year-old Sienna Lenz equaled Bateman’s five first-place finishes by winning the girls’ 800 metres, 1,500 metres, long jump, javelin, and shot put. Lenz also finished second in the 60-metre hurdles, 60-metre dash and high jump, and fourth in the discus throw. Other Chilliwack athletes also posted strong results. Rowan Hamilton won the 10-year-old high jump event as well as the shot put. He also finished second in the long jump and third in the javelin throw, 60-metre dash and 60-metre hurdles. Tasha Willing, 12, won the girls shot put and javelin events, while finishing second in the discus and hammer throws.

Jock scraps Hudson Beecham, 12, took first place in the high jump and finished second in the 400 metres. Ron Wichmann, 55, won his group in the 1,500 metres. Other solid performances came via 15-year-old Ashley Heiser (second in the 1,200 metres and 800 metres); Zach Muir, 9, (second in the 800 metres); 12-year-old Megan Muir (third in the 800 metres); Levi Halfpenny, 15, (third in the 300 metres); Magnus Wolff, 10, (third in the discus throw); Ricardo Charles, 22, (third in the 100 metres); and Yannick Janssens, 17, (sixth in the 300metre hurldes). Dragon Flyers finish fourth, Water Warriors seventh The Cultus Lake Dragon Flyers dragon boat team finished fourth overall at the Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Flyers fin-

ished just nine seconds off the gold medal pace in the women’s final. Forty women’s teams competed in the festival, including Cultus Lake’s Water Warriors, who finished seventh overall. In the mixed division, Sudden Impact blue finished 16th overall. The teams will be competing Aug. 7 at the Cultus Lake Dragon Boat Festival. The public is invited to come watch or even take a ride in a dragon boat. Bantam AA Cougars tie up Angels at Fairfield Park The Chilliwack Bantam AA Cougars scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn a tie with the Abbotsford Angels on Tuesday night at Fairfield Island Park. Although Chilliwack was hitting the ball well, the Cougars’ defensive game was not very sharp in the early going and allowed Abbotsford to establish a 52 lead in the fourth inning. After the Cougars scored two in the bottom of the fifth to make the score a manageable 6-4, the Angels

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new Ministry of Forests report on Chilliwack River forest practices doesn’t impress a local community group concerned about proposed changes to valley tree farm licences. Glen Thompson, president of the Friends of the Chilliwack River Valley, told the Times that his group was unsatisfied with the level of effort that went into the 15-page report. “I wasn’t overly impressed with the science in it,” said Thompson, pointing to the fact that author Tom Millard’s report included no new fieldwork but rather summarized several publications that discussed the river valley. “The guy’s basically saying we looked at logging and it’s all good, but he conducted it sitting on his chair, sitting at his desk,” he said. “That’s kind of disturbing when they’re talking about landslides and human safety and the guy can’t be bothered to get in his car and go for a look.” The report was prompted by concerns about a proposed change by B.C. Timber Sales called Amendment 21, which would consolidate local forest district units. Thompson’s group has raised concerns about the effect the change would have on slope stability. The report concludes that “Forest operations that adhere to current regulations and practice will not result in harm to the Chilliwack River.” But Thompson said he found the first pag-

es of the report to be “quite shocking” and said Millard’s conclusions were “controversial.” He pointed to parts of the report that said early logging of riparian areas—which is now prohibited— and poor road building techniques contributed to an increased risk of landslides. “They seem to be saying that between the ’20s and the ’50s logging was terrible. Mind you, at the time during that entire period, the Ministry of Forests said the exact same thing they’re saying now: ‘Logging is perfectly fine,’” said Thompson “Does that mean 20 years from now they’ll be looking at today, saying it’s terrible and the third set of rules are really good? It seems sort of self-serving in a way.” That said, Thompson concedes that forest practices have improved considerably. But he said enforcement is still often prompted only by public complaints. “We’re not convinced there is no problem at all, although I would say [loggers] have improved quite a bit and we would encourage them to continue improving.” Thompson also wishes the report had addressed concerns about the potential for landslides around Post Creek. And he found a section that found logging did not contribute to flooding in January of 2009 to be superfluous. “It went on about the 2009 mudslides, which had nothing to do with forestry. Nobody ever said they did,” said Thompson. “You might as well have thrown the earthquake in Chile in there too.”

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hile it has become a tradition of its own, organizers of the annual Classic Car Show at Minter Gardens say it is also about retaining tradition. On Sunday, July 18, more than 100 classic automobiles in stellar condition will be on display during the annual Classic Car Show. The event, located at Minter Gardens, attracts hundreds of visitors each year and co-organizer Erin Minter says the gathering of vehicles has grown to become much more than a show and shine. “As you walk through the gardens you can hear people tell their own stories,” says Minter. “You’ll hear people saying ‘I remember having one of these in such-andsuch-year and we went to visit family,’ etc. It’s very cool to hear the dialogues it starts between friends and family while they share fond memories.” Minter says, tongue-incheek, that the classic car show gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “auto bonding.” This will be the eighth annual Classic Car Show and again the Fraser Valley British Motor Club is sponsoring the event. As in previous years, people can walk through the floral gardens and admire vehicles such as Austins, Rovers, Rolls Royce, Jaguars, Morris and Triumphs. Some unique additions this year include a Mayflower, a couple of vintage motor bikes and, as a special treat, the Thresherman’s Association will display three carriages each more than 100 years old, including a Burlington Victoria Royal Coach from the 1890s. This year’s feature car is a 1957 Chevrolet Belair convertible owned by Brian Chudyk of Surrey. “ We’v e re a l l y s t a r t e d to think more about and appreciate the fact that the Classic Car Show is all about history parked through-

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Final weekend for Harrison Festival Song and poetry brings story of the Underground Railway to life

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o far the 32nd annual Harrison Festival of the Arts has been blessed with great weather and has been a success all around. The final weekend is here and features Spanish band El Puchero del Hortelano, storyteller and singer Mary Jane Lamond, and one of the world’s finest harmonica players, Carlos del Junco each performing at the Memorial Hall. The beach stage features a number of great performances all weekend right nearby the art market on the beach. There is also the featured artist, Rhonda Simmonds, a Canadian assemblage artist who is presently living and creating at Ranger Station Art Gallery in Harrison Hot Springs as the 2009-2010 artist in residence. As part of the final weekend, the festival commissioned a special one-hour performance celebrating the Underground Railroad in Canada. Blues singer Diana Braithwaite, whose roots go back to the underground railroad, along with partner Chris Whiteley have pulled together some of Canada’s best blues and gospel musicians to create this exciting program. North to Canada is a joyful musical experience which celebrates, through song and poetry, the story of the Underground Railroad which brought escaping slaves into Canada. Blues, gospel and “code songs”

are featured in the hour-long concert that educates and entertains audiences. Six award-winning gospel and blues performers join together to present a soulful concert with narration. Each performer brings their unique voice and experience to the stage to tell how the Underground Railroad operated. Dubbed a “national treasure,” Braithwaite has developed a reputation as a world class blues singer and has worked with Albert Collins, John Lee Hooker and Jeff Healey. Braithwaite’s ancestors came to Canada on the Underground Railroad, leading to her interest in the role of music in history. With an extensive career on the blues scene, Whiteley was mentored by blues legend Lonnie Johnson and toured and recorded with Leon Redbone in the ‘70s. Singer, actor and guitarist Leon

Bibb is a classically trained baritone who made his name on Broadway as well as during the folk boom of the 1950s and ‘60s. Moving to Vancouver in the early ‘70s, Bibb became central to the city’s arts scene in shows like Jacques Brel… and The Candyman. Vancouver’s Juno-winning pianist Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne has been playing since the early ‘60s with notables like Jimmy Reed, Billy Preston and Sly & the Family Stone. Texas bluesman and 40-year music veteran Donald Ray Johnson is a Grammy and Maple Blues award winner now living in Calgary. Memphis born bassist Russell Jackson came to prominence playing with the B.B. King Orchestra and is now living in Vancouver. Songs featured in North to Canada include uplifting gospel, such as Let the Light from the Lighthouse

Shine on Me, and blues, such as Mystery Train. Original songs are included as well as the poignant spiritual Farther Along and the soulful ballad Ragin’ Storm. Each featured performer will present two songs and share in the telling of the story. Actor-vocalist Leon Bibb will also dramatize a poem by James Weldon Johnson. The concert will be performed twice at the festival on July 17 and 18. It will be presented on the festival’s outdoor beach stage which is free to the general public, reaching a wide audience. A more in-depth indoor workshop/demo/discussion will be held at 11 a.m. on July 18 facilitated by Braithwaite and Whiteley. ◗ For more information on North to Canada or the rest of the Harrison Festival of the Arts, see the website

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Robert Johnstone (left) plucks a fiddle, Gurpreet Chana “The Tabla Guy” (top) plays the bongos, and Shelley White (above) of Yarrow’s Doing Earth Pottery arranges a clay jack-olantern last Saturday at the Harrison Festival of the Arts. at www.harrisonfestival.com or call the office at 604-796-3664. Memorial Hall Concerts are ticketed, Beach Stage performances, Art Market and Exhibit are by $2 souvenir button and Workshops are by minimum $2 donation.

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year will feature local talent: Head Over Heels and Talk of the Town featuring Trevor McDonald, Mike Evans, John McKay and Jeff Eyre. Tickets are cash only and are just $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Advance tickets are on sale now until Aug. 19 and are available at ASU Chilliwack from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday or call 604-858-1011. Get your tickets early as last year’s event sold out. Three charities benefit from the 13th annual ASU Street Dance: Mainland B.C. Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC), the RCMP’s DARE program and the Chilliwack Society for Community Living. MFRC is a non-profit organization that provides programs, services and support to Canadian Force regular and reservist families living in mainland British Columbia. The MFRC is honoured to once again be named a benefitting charity from the street dance that celebrates the Canadian Forces ASU Chilliwack’s continued presence in the community.

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Tom Wilson and drummer Ray Farrugia, pictured here at Tractorgrease studios in February 2009, play Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge July 19.

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On July 17 there is a dance at the Agassiz Legion. Dance to Bob Marlowe from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Non-members welcome.

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in May. Every Friday and Saturday dance to live bands from 8 p.m. until midnight. Appearing on July 16 and 17 music is by Midnight 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

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ment runs six nights a week, Tuesdays to Sundays. Almost Alan plays July 23 and 24 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Every Sunday Wylie and the Other Guy 6 to 10 p.m. 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. If you think your burgers are good, come try ours. Sunday breakfast from 11 a.m. till 1

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Aug. 28 and will be displayed in the library after the judging. Photographs will not be returned. The two categories are: seasonal/places and people/animals. 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 amateur photographers from children under 10 through adults of any age. For more information call Enid Kulish at 604-792-1188 or Joan Carl at 604-792-3158.

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.

Battle of the Bands

Anavets unit #305’s Battle of the Bands continues July 22 with Go Bragg versus Mustard Tiger versus The Lazy Susans. The battle features 12 bands over four weeks to July 29, then three weeks of playoffs August 5, 12 and 19, then the final battle August 26 when the winner will be announced. 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.

Music & More concert series The Music & More Wednesday concert series continues July 21 at 7 p.m. at Central Community Park on Victoria Avenue featuring Sweetwater. The sweet sounds of this husband-and-wife duo are always enjoyable. In the event of bad weather,

Little Women, big stage

Ewert at Museum

The Chilliwack Museum, 45820 Spadina Ave., features the artwork of Erna Ewert and her show In Retrospect running until Sept. 2. Museum hours are Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Back 2 Blues 2010

rock solid triple bill on Aug. 12 with local band Pardon My Striptease with Krome and Fear Zero. Industry is at 45680 Hocking Ave., phone 604-7956146. Tickets are $15 at www. ticketweb.ca or $20 at the door. Doors open at 8 p.m.

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

Little Women, the hit Broadway musical produced by Secondary Characters, will hit the stage Aug. 5 to 15. Evening show times are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and matinée show times are Sundays at 2 p.m. at the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre, 45635 Yale Rd. Tickets are $15.50 for adults and $12.50 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased through the Chilliwack Arts Centre, 45899 Henderson Ave., 604792-2069.

Art on the Farm

Chilliwack’s Art on the Farm is looking for people wanting to sell or perform their art on Aug. 14. We would love artists, musicians, actors, dancers, and more. Cost is $25 to sell your art at the event. Musicians, actors may perform for free. The event is free. Anyone interested in participating should e-mail info@artonthefarm.ca or call 604-858-5398.

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GORZO, Louis Arthur

CONGRATULATIONS Lesha and Jay

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.

Pam and Larry Ekman are pleased to announce the upcoming marraige of their daughter. LESHA EKMAN TO JAY SIMPSON son of Debra-Lynn and Norrie Simpson. Wedding to take place September 4th 2010 in Chilliwack.

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Erika Renate Ableson (nee Froese) June 23 1927 - July 10 2010 “The Lady in the White Hat” Erika aka Ricky has left this dimension to join her beloved husband of 50 years Harry Graham Ableson 1921-2002. Fond memories of them remain in Danzig, Northwest Germany; Yorkshire, England, Toronto and Durham, Grey Bruce area, Ontario and Agassiz, Chilliwack, BC. No service by request.

HELLER, Frauke (Fran) Ilse June 15, 1937 ~ July 8, 2010

Frauke Ilse Heller passed away on Thursday, July 8th 2010 at the Chilliwack Hospital, at age 73 years. She was born a twin on June 15th 1937 in Kiel, Germany. Fran is survived by her son Peter Heller, daughter Doris Heller (Dave Gillett), granddaughter Amber, 2 greatgrandchildren, twin brother Kay Witthinrich (Marion Morrison), sisters Kaethe and Jutta, nieces Susi and Karin, and nephew Jamie. She was predeceased by her father Ernst Witthinrich and mother Kathe Witthinrich (Bartels). Fran immigrated to Canada in 1957 with her twin brother. They worked hard to save money and bring the rest of the family from Germany to Canada. Mom also loved the simple things in life, such as going for drives, traveling, playing games with family and friends, playing bingo, dancing, cooking for other people and going for coffee with friends. She will always be remembered as being generous, kind and caring. She opened her home and heart to others. She was like a mom to many but we were the real fortunate ones to have her as “Our Mom.” She will be greatly missed each and every day. Thanks to all who assisted in her care over the years. Special thanks to Dr. Bester + MJ in those Xnal days. Please join our family as we remember and celebrate her Life, by sharing your written memories at www. hendersonsfunerals.com If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Stó:lô Nation, one of the leading employers in the Fraser Valley with offices located in Mission and Chilliwack, requires the services of both Part-time and Full-time Early Childhood Educators to work within the Stó:lô Nation Early Childhood Programs for 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. Some travel will be required for this position as the various early childhood programs are based within the Chilliwack, Mission and Abbotsford areas. Based on services needs, the department reserves the right to relocate workers within the service delivery area. Knowledge of Aboriginal families, family systems and culturally appropriate practices are required. Stó:lô Nation Head Start Program: 1) Early Childhood Educator - 1 full-time position 2) Early Childhood Educator - 1 part-time position The Early Childhood Educator will provide early childhood development services to the children within the Daycare, Head Start Family Program or Mission Aboriginal Family Place. The Early Childhood Educators will report to the Health Manager/Education Supervisor Please Note: a skill and knowledge based test will be administered at the time of interviews QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS: • Must possess an Early Childhood Education Certificate or equivalent education • Must hold valid ECE license • Must have minimum one year current work experience in the early childhood edcation field • Must have Infant Toddler Diploma and/or Special Needs Diploma with valid license • Must have working knowledge of inclusive practices, early intervention, child development and disability and family services delivery model an asset • Must have a valid 1st Aid/CPR certification • Familiarity and understanding of First Nations culture and history an asset • Strong interpersonal communication skills • Strong ability to be a team player and work independently; manage time and workload effectively; maintain confidentiality at all times; reflect on and improve professional practice; and maintain a positive, professional, non-judgmental attitude • Knowledge of community childcare resources, other community support services, Aboriginal families, family systems and culturally appropriate practices and when applicable incorporate cultural aspects to early childhood development services • Computer literacy – 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

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 Class 5 BC Drivers’ License • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment RCMP Criminal Records Check

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.

SALARY RANGE: $18.00 to $20.00 per hour and Based on education and experience TYPE OF POSITION: Full-time and Part Time Term position with benefits, subject to 3-month probationary period and planned performance evaluations.

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.

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For Sale Miscellaneous

$100 START your own money saving hobby. 'Beer Making' everything you need to get started 35-40¢ a bottle 604-858-3881 12HP MTD Lawnmower, grass catcher, working cond. $550 Call 604-824-1627

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For Sale Miscellaneous

GAS POWERED generators 2800 watt on wheels $180, very nice lightweight 2500 watt compact genset, Briggs motor, great for RV $150, brand new 6500 watt elec start with 110x210 plugs on wheels $800. Call 604-793-7714 HARDWOOD - RED OAK 3¼” Cdn. Satin Prem. Dubeau 240 sf $5.00/sf no tax 604-858-4938 LAMINATE - GEORGIA PINE 8mm-grain embossed 420sf incl. underlay $700. 604-858-4938 NEED A LAWN MOWER? self propelled gas lawn mower $140, nice Husquavarna rear bag gas mower good for yard maintenance, like new Aren 8 HP elec start, rear bag riding mower will go thru 3' gate $650, Rear bag 38' cut Husquavarna ride on rear bagger $650, nice 36' riding mower $400, elec mower $35, cord 100’ for $15, side discharge gas mower $35, reel mower, self propelled electric, for perfectionist $130, older great running snapper rototiller, neutral, forward, reverse $200. Don’t Miss this. Call 604-793-7714

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For Sale Miscellaneous

15 SHEETS of 14’ used galv roofing for up to 14’ x 42½’ roof $200, galv. roofing used from 5’ to 20’ lengths plus ridge caps very inexpensive, some coloured also avail, great landscape trailer custom built by Trailerman, has full removable rear ramp and curb side entry panel, 7’x12’x2’ sides and ELECTRIC BRAKES $2000, smaller trade considered, trailer for 12-14’ alum boat $250, also nice Heavy Duty factory built boat trailer with 15' tires, new winch, new jack, good for 16-18’ heavy boat $550, New elec hot water tank 50 US gal $250, nice CSA approved wood heat stove $200, like new elec cement mixer $300, great 2800 psi gas pressure washer $300, custom built 4½ x8’ utility trailer, removable ends let you haul up to 14’ material, lights, jack ready haul even with a 4 cyl car or van $580, approx 1’ high sides light coloured hardwood hutch & buffet, Ikea type $200 obo, also dark oat hutch, very attractive $100, large, heavy thick irregular shaped barrel table with stump base cast $2200 asking $380, very secure all steel 9’ cargo trailer for tools, motor bikes etc, needs painting $1100 obo, Gorgeous alum check plate box liner incl tailgate protector, for full size pick up box antique walk behind horse plough from Nova Scotia, absolutely perfect, great for lawn centrepiece $350, small manure spreader $350. Call 604-793-7714

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For Sale Miscellaneous

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NEW BUNK beds for sale - paid $499 will sell for $300. 604-792-2710 after 6pm PATIO SET table 4 chairs with cushions & umbrella & stand. Like new $200. 604-792-2658

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

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Musical Instruments

YAMAHA ELECTRIC Piano exc cond. incl bench, stand, music booklet. $225 aft 4. 604-792-7427

PUMPS, PUMPS & MORE PUMPS nice domestic water pump complete with relay switch & bladder $130, domestic pump no bladder $90, sump pump like new, automatic float switch a hose $50, same pump manual switch $30, submersible pump about 1500 gas per hour $50, pump for round above ground pool or large waterfall $60, submersible pump for backyard pond etc, 4’ long glass fish tank, some accessories $65 obo. Call 604-793-7714

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

SHOPRIDER SCOOTER #889SL - LE. 6 mths old $5000 new sell for $3500 obo. Ph 604-795-4007

FREE SOIL fill pickup box quantity, Sardis area, you pick up. 1-604-727-5979

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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

Upgrade your skills. Find education training in the Classifieds.

ROAD SMART TRAINING INSTITUTE LTD. 2 Day comprehensive, standardized training curriculum for Traffic Control Persons, meeting the current WCB requirements.

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• Professional Makeup Artistry • Hairdressing

Plants & Trees

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12’ - 16’ alum boat price must be reasonable, 6’ high chain link or security panels any amount, wire feed welder with Argon hook up, cheap utility trailer chain link fencing o& gates, used rubber roof membrane lots of it, deep freeze. 604-796-6661

requires Canadian MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONISTS to work from home. Expertise in Operative Reports needed. Health Benefits now available! Please apply online www.accentus.ca/ employment.html

CULTUS LAKE Saturday Market in the Park June 12 th - Sept 4th 10am - 3pm 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 Chilliwack

Grandma’s Moving! Sat. July 17th, 9am - 3pm 8652 Coventry Pl. (Off Brooks Ave.) Antiques, crystal, kitchen items, yard tools, ladders etc. Rock Bottom prices!

Chilliwack

46132 Bonny Ave Garage Sale Saturday, July 17 8am to 4pm Misc items.

Chilliwack

#1 - 9574 Woodbine St. Estate Sale Saturday, July 17 8am to 4pm

Kitchenware, Crystal, China, Linens, Bedding, Furniture and much more!

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Garage Sale

FARMERS MARKET

51010 Nevin Rd (off Yale)

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45707 Princess Ave Mega Huge Multi-Family Garage Sale Over 50 Tables Saturday, July 17 8am to 2pm No Early Birds Please!

★ HUGE Garage Sale ★ Sat July 17 8 am to 4 pm Sun July 18 10 am to 2 pm Scrapbooking supplies, household items, clothes & much much more. All Reasonable Priced

45490 Princess Ave Children Items Garage Sale Sat July 17 9 am to 3 pm

Boy clothes newborn to size 4 maternity clothes, exersaucer swing, Step 2 Playhouse, Graco car seat/ stroller combo

TOYS ONLY

New, used, & collectibles. Fisher Price, Action Figures, Disney, Toonie Bags, Doll Houses, much more.

Sat. July 17 & Sun. July 18 9am to 3pm

Furniture, dishes, lamps, BBQ, telephones, linens, plants & much more! Everything Must Go!

Princess Armories

45707 Princess Avenue

Construction Electrical & Plumbing Foundations

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Hands-on Skill Training

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Highly Qualified, Industry-Experienced Instructors

Student-focused Learning Environment

Sat July 17th 9 am - 2pm BIKES, rollerblades,

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504-3323

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(604)

Sardis

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EVERY SUNDAY

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Chilliwack

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Saturday & Sunday July 17 & 18 ★ 8am to 3pm

Chilliwack

Call Sharon @ 604-316-4459 for info

Education?

ESTATE & MULTI-FAMILY SALE

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

30+ Vendors

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Career Services/ Job Search

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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

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YAMAHA UPRIGHT PIANO 3 pedals, in Mahogany, with bench, $2000 604-792-2967

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Furniture

EDUCATION

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Dogs

Dogs

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

Cats

BERNESE MOUNTAIN Dog Puppies. Vet checked and ready for good homes. $850. Langley 778-241-5504

LAB PUPS silver/charcoal , PB RARE! vet chd, social, quiet temp. $875. Chwk 778-549-8621 NON SHED small pets, credit card ok $400 up. 604-542-8892 pics @ www.puppiesandponies.ca

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

604-724-7652

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

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GOLDEN RETRIEVERS $695 (BD> Registered, 1 left!)

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$275 $275 $395 $395

$395 $495

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PIT BULL puppies male & female 8 wks 1st shots, dewormed. View parents. $400. Ph 604-701-1587

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Feed & Hay

Triple Five Trucking

SPECIAL • Cedar Shavings KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

534-5544 290-8405 ENGLISH MASTIFF lg. p/b pups. Rare, apricot color & fawn. Shots, declawed. Ready Aug. 2. F-$900; M-$1100. Call 604-769-1234 FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

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

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GUINEA PIG 3 1/2 yrs F tri colour +access. Needs good home. 604-222-2060 * 778-788-2060

GERMAN SHEPHERD pups for sale, born May 5th. CKC Reg. shots and vet check micro chip. Great family pet or for show. $1000. M/Ridge 604-465-0728

Mon-Sat 11-8/Sun 12-6

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Lessons/Training

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

Pet Services

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

GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPS, p/b ready now, dewormed & vet checked, $700. 604-924-8014

BROILER CHICKENS for sale in Abbotsford. call Rex or Jean after 5pm, 604-856-0349

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.

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

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Metaphysical

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

Taurus April 20-May 20: Remain flexible, curious, restless and talkative until mid-week. You could obtain a last-minute agreement Sunday-Tuesday. Secrets, investments, intimacy, lifestyle choices are important and fortunate Tuesday eve/night. But be cautious with these Wednesday/Thursday. Thursday begins a month of home-related, security, family, property and similar themes (gardening, landscaping, nutrition, kid’s welfare, etc.) This week also begins 26 months of slowness in work, employment, machinery and health zones. Kids will be more work. Rewards come from hard work. Avoid lawsuits. You’ll be fine! Gemini May 21-June 20: Thursday begins a fourweek period of heightened communications, travel, restlessness and casual friendships. You’ll generally love this time. Be curious, ask questions, go exploring, open newspapers. Now to October 2012, your loves and pleasures meet sobriety. Romance, hobbies, sports, risk-taking, creative projects and the pursuit of pleasure – all become harder, slower. But this area can succeed if you’re prepared to be responsible and loyal. Romance could flower with an older or younger person. You’ll succeed in research, investments, sex and health. This week’s future plan is wrong.

Business for Sale

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.

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CRIMINAL RECORD? Canadian pardon seals record. American waiver allows legal entry. Why risk employment, business, travel, licensing, deportation? All CANADIAN / AMERICAN Work & Travel Visa’s. 604-282-6668 or 1-800-347-2540

Financial Services

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Avoid Bankruptcy, Stops Creditor Calls. Much lower Payments at 0% Interest. We work for You, not Your Creditors.

THE WAREHOUSEMAN’S LIEN ACT

Brian Atkinson Brian Carlson Luke Macdonald Devon Skidmore

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

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July 30th, 2010,

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

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

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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

Franchises

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Business for Sale

Successful 30 year Old Vitamin Retail Business Selling individual store ❏ Exc.well established strip mall locations. ❏ Fully staffed. ❏ Large customer list. ❏ 100,000 + inventory Serious only. Call Bruce 604-274-4412.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Chase romance, pleasure, beauty and creative or sports success Sunday to Tuesday – you’ll ride a winning streak! Jobs begun Tuesday night will succeed. Thursday begins a productive four-week phase of earnings, spending, memory and other possessions. But this week also begins 26 months of increased responsibility in domestic arenas, with kids, property, security, nutrition and all foundational concerns. You’ll have to work harder at these, and you might decide to let go of some situations (or relationships) that are just too much work. This week’s “career partnership” idea won’t work. Wait.

Legal/Public Notices

Take notice that the furnishings and personal effects located at:

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

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5505

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

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Business Opportunity

ARE YOU A LEADER? If you can manage, motivate & create teams, you can write your own ticket. We’re a 16 yr old Co. doing business in 65 countries, our Canadian expansion plan requires 2 leaders from the area. 1-866-426-6226 www.lookingforleaders.net

Business Services

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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

Franchise Opportunity 7010

Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: A truly romantic month begins July 22. Two years of slow slogging in work end, but your relationships begin a two-year phase of sobriety and “slow movement.” Now to late 2012, if you take an antagonistic approach the best you’ll win is freedom; you’ll lose in most else. Until October 2012, these do not work: chasing love for ego reasons, seeking recognition, fame, trying to optimistically sell to new clients. These do work: loyalty (e.g., old clients, present spouses) romance with other generations, career partnerships, cooperation. Tuesday night: understanding brings joy!

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HOT DOG stand, well established. Serious inquiries only $20,000 obo. Will train. Owner retiring. 604-316-0164

Horse Boarding

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

3540

puppyparadise.ca

Horses & Tack

Poultry

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

3530

778-552-5366 or 778-298-5758

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

Pets - Other

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CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310 TORTOISE SHELL cat, 5 yrs old, free to a good home. 778-239-7087

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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

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: No fireworks, but this week is a turning point. Now to October 2012, you will be more sober, practical, no-nonsense. You will be determined to put your life on a sound foundation, especially in real estate, family and similar areas. Yes, retirement’s coming! You’ll do this slowly and carefully. A major or basic change might be involved: e.g., relocation. Relationships need to be looked at. If you’ve been a party type, that ends for two years. Thursday starts a month of travel, talk, friends, errands. Be curious! DON’T start a relationship or negotiations this week; one might end.

Leo July 23-Aug. 22:You travel a lucky money streak (to Aug. 6) so take advantage, buy luxury items, ask for a pay raise, negotiate a deal, etc. DON’T overspend. Money can flow through you like water, and you could end up poorer, despite taking more in! (If you’re into self-knowledge, look at the underlying reasons: Guilt? Lack of optimism?) Your weeks of weariness end Thursday, when a month of energy, charisma, effectiveness and clout begin! However, this isn’t a good week to start major projects. A romantic notion ends. The two years ahead slow communications, yet make this a fertile employment field.

Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Mellow yields to functional. Thursday ends weeks of fairly relaxed pondering, love, cultural pursuits, understanding and begins a month of ambition, prestige and career effort. Dress well, be prepared to meet bosses, higher-ups. But don’t start any work projects yet – wait until next week. This week ends two years of restricted socializing. Now to October 2012 you’ll meet fairly easy progress in many areas. However, dealings with government agencies, institutions and head office might be burdensome – more red tape, more communication levels with which to deal: effort needed.

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Every party must end, every high note yield to a quieter one. Have your fun (and travel, contact people) Sunday to Tuesday. Be domestic, rest up mid-week. (Real estate, kids’ savings plans are lucky Tuesday night.) Thursday begins a month of quietude, rest and retreat. However, a bunch of social influences will keep you interactive: your graciousness will continue; but your smouldering sexuality will yield to talkativeness. Still, get your rest. Contemplate, plan, do charitable things, deal with government agencies. DO NOT invest, change your life, or “start sex” this week.

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Lie low, work in the background Sunday to Tuesday. Think about your future, and how to get there. Your energy returns Tuesday eve to Thursday – but this is not a good week to start any project – or romance. Work on what’s already started, on research, finances, health, intimacy and safety. Thursday begins a month of mellow love and understanding, intellectual prowess, higher education, far travel, cultural involvements. Two years of hard career burdens end now; but two years of sober social activity begin, involving other generations or money (e.g., take the boss golfing).

Personals

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July 18 - 24 Capricorn Dec.22-Jan.19: Relationships move from centre-stage to “under-stage” – they begin to operate secretly, subconsciously, or intimately. In business, you move from negotiation to actual funding. You bond more deeply, or break apart.This, for the month ahead. The present week brings another turning point: two years of philosophical outlook, of learning or studying situations, ends. A two-year career, ambition, prestige and status phase, the most important in 30 years, begins. Live up to it! Start nothing this week except a security or realty deal. Happiness, Sunday-Tuesday! Power, energy late week. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: At last, a month of weariness and drudgery ends – so do two years of financial restrictions! The weeks ahead bring fresh horizons, competition, opportunities, fights and loves, negotiation and litigation. The rancour and intensity of last winter and spring has fled, so if you’re in a fight, it’s possible to work out a deal; if you don’t, August/September could bring a lawsuit, a long, dreary, unprofitable one. If you aren’t fighting, the weeks ahead bring exciting meetings, intimate affections, sweet whispers. Careful with your speech this week: stray words return to bite. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The past two years have brought restrictions, even disappointment in relationships. If you’ve succeeded, found love or fine partners, healed bonds, it has only come through hard work. Now, this phase ends. The two years ahead (to October 2012) transfer this need for “hard work” to your sexual and financial spheres. You can truly achieve your dreams in these areas – if you work hard to that end. Nothing comes of nothing. The month ahead features work, heath and machines. Be wise Sunday-Tuesday, ambitious mid-week, social Friday/ Saturday. Don’t spend big, nor start a money project. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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LEGALS

REAL ESTATE 6002

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:

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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

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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, duplex 2 Ba. Promontory, 5 appl, granite, deck, garage. np, ns, $1200 + util. 604-858-7529

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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 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

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1995 PONTIAC Sunrunner 175k, new brakes, auto, 4 cyl, hrdtop. Gd cond. $4500. 604-737-9966 1997 GRAND Cherokee Jeep 282K km’s, Straight 6, hitch, new batt, $1800 good cond 792-7393 1999 CHEV Tracker 4x4, clean, well maintained, 217,000 km $4900 604-795-2926 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

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

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Mobiles/Pads

2 BR MOBILE HOME, in Cultus Lake village, good sized fenced yd, 4 appl, sm dog or cat ok, $780. Avail now. 604-855-8157

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Rooms

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1989 HONDA Acura Legend. Tan, auto, 4 drs, 158,000 km. No rust, new tires. Excellent running condition! $2,500. 604-574-2057

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9522

Motorhomes/RVs

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

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Sports & Imports

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Radiators ............................... $2595 Windshields .......................... $2495

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

• 1991 Chevy S-10 • 2006 Kawasaki KZR 125

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• 1998 Ford Windstar

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• 2000 Dodge Caravan

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$2495 1996 ACURA Integra, 2 Dr Sport Coupe, 5 spd, gd cond. Aircared. $3800. Lgly. Peter 604-889-0593 1996 MAZDA Protege, 4 dr, auto, air care till 2011, $1495, D9921 Abbots 604-855-6522sss

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

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Trailers/Tents/ Campers

• 2003 Polaris Virage I 800 Wave Runner • 2003 Polaris Virage I 800 Wave Runner

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• 1996 Chev Silverado

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

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Warehouse/ Commercial

COMMERCIAL SHOP & 3Br house For Sale or Lease, lots of fenced prkg, Chwk. on Airport Rd call Van. 1-604-837-8167 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

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Drywall

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Landscaping

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

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Paving/Seal Coating

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8250

Roofing

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

Motorhomes/RVs

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8075

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BD Promontory, bright, priv. entr., 5 appl stnls, f/p, n/s, pet nego., $600 + util. Phone 604-858-7529

9522

Ryder Lake Local

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Shared Accommodation

2007 FORD FOCUS, 2 dr h/back, 5 speed manual, silver. 27,000 km. $5,650 firm. 604-329-6225

8065

$4495

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

8 FT rebuilt camper, fridge, stove, new mattress, $1500, 604-846-0630

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

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

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JC FIREPLACES & SPAS

“The Valley’s Largest Display of Burning Fireplaces, including wood & pellet stoves” 8915 Young Rd. S. (corner of Young & Railway) • 604-793-7871 See us online: www.jcfireplace.com BBQs • BBQ PARTS • GAS CAMPFIRES • FIREBRICKS • ROPE GASKET • GRATES

AILABLE V A S E T A REB from gram o r P t r a m BC LiveS nergy

ent Eco-E eady m n r e v o G l Federa le if you alr b a il a v a e r Grants a an energy audit. ha ve

High Efficiency Furnace • Carrier Infinity 95% Efficiency Furnace • Multi-stage Operation • Variable Speed Blower

ICE COOL CHAO ugust 31.

Woodstove Summer Special 10% off

of JC Fireplaces Price Pages

ALL WOODSTOVES & INSERTS

15% off

ALL WOODSTOVE & INSERT INSTALLATIONS

from our pricing pages. Chilliwack installs with purchase. Discounts available until August 31, 2010.

JC FIREPLACES & SPAS

“The Valley’s Largest Display of Burning Fireplaces, including wood & pellet stoves” 8915 Young Rd. S. (corner of Young & Railway) • 604-793-7871 See us online: www.jcfireplace.com BBQs • BBQ PARTS • GAS CAMPFIRES • FIREBRICKS • ROPE GASKET • GRATES

HST Reduced Prices! We’re offering pre-HST installed prices until July 31st only.

High Efficiency Furnace with Heat Pump • Carrier Infinity 95% Efficiency Furnace • Multi-stage Operation • Variable Speed Blower • Carrier 15 seer Heat Pump

Cool Choices Rebate$550-$1100

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Cool Choices Rebate ...... $350

BC LiveSmart Rebate.... $300-$770

650 $ to 1120

Total Savings ........

• GAS • WOOD • PELLET • ACCESSORIES • SPAS • AIR CONDITIONING

• GAS • WOOD • PELLET • ACCESSORIES • SPAS • AIR CONDITIONING

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BBQs • BBQ PARTS • GAS CAMPFIRES • FIREBRICKS • ROPE GASKET • GRATES

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ACCESSORIES • SPAS • AIR CONDITIONING • GAS • WOOD • PELLET

Many models to choose from

ACCESSORIES • SPAS • AIR CONDITIONING • GAS • WOOD • PELLET

BBQs • BBQ PARTS • GAS CAMPFIRES • FIREBRICKS • ROPE GASKET • GRATES

BC LiveSmart Rebate$1060-$1420

1610 $ to 2520

Total Savings ....

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IN-HOUSE FINANCING AVAILABLE THROUGH

Central Air Co nd installed from $ itioning 3,100 Limited Units Av ailable

Complete Infinity Series System

• Carrier Infinity 95% Efficiency Furnace • Multi-stage Operation • Variable Speed Blower • Carrier 2 Speed up to 19 seer Heat Pump • Infinity Air Purifier

Cool Choices Rebate ... $1200

BC LiveSmart Rebate$1060-$1420

2260 $ to 2620

Total Savings ....

Rebates on energy efficient units - See store for details.

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See us online at www.jcfireplaces.ca 8915 Young Rd (at Railway) 07166916

604-793-7810

Chilliwack Times July 16 2010  

Chilliwack Times July 16 2010

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