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raig unloads 10- and five-cent bottles and cans from a milk crate attached to the back of his rusty bike into the Chilliwack bottle depot’s red trays. Glass bottles are heavy and take up a lot of room so he can only carry so many on his bike. He estimates this load will net him about $10, but that is likely an exaggeration. While he packs the trays, another man unloads cases of Budweiser empties from his pickup truck. An attractive, well-dressed woman pulls up to the depot next to him in an SUV. She is obstructed from getting to the entrance because of Craig and the man with the pickup and both offer to get out of her way. But as she passes by, Craig says he gets a derisive sneer from the woman. “People like that look down on me because I’m just a bottle guy,” he says. Craig—who asked that his last name not be used— logs about 100 kilometres a day, seven days a week, on the streets of Chilliwack. He works hard for the approximately $20 to $60 a day he earns collecting bottles, cans and other containers with deposits—money he uses for what he calls “extras.” Craig wanted to tell his story, to present what it is like to be a bottle guy, or “binner,” because he was upset about a recent crackdown by the City of Chilliwack on people like him.

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hilliwack elementary students in public schools did worse on their foundation skills assessment (FSA) tests in 2010 than in previous years, according to the Fraser Institue’s annual report card on British Columbia schools. But school district superintendent Corinne McCabe said the test data are unreliable markers of school success. The right-wing think tank released its annual—and controversial—report Monday. The report ranks schools based on the scores of FSA tests given to Grade 4 and Grade 7 students. McCabe, however, said the FSA data is practiEB IRST cally useless because of First reported on the number of students chilliwacktimes.com who don’t take the test, and because Chilliwack’s elementary schools don’t include Grade 7 students, whose test results are used for the rankings. “Because of that really the rankings don’t represent how our schools are doing,” she told the Times. “It’s not an appropriate way to use the scores even if we had all kids writing . . . There are just so many factors that it’s not a meaningful piece of information.” According to the report, most Chilliwack public schools did worse in 2010 than in previous years. Of 17 public schools in Chilliwack, 15 came in below their five-year

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fter a weekend blaze, fire officials are reminding the public to be extremely careful when disposing of smoking materials. A fire broke out at a First Avenue apartment building Saturday night after a resident emptied a full ashtray into a plastic garbage bag. A smoke detector alerted the resident and a tenant, and the blaze was put out with the help of a fire extinguisher. Damage was limited to the kitchen stove and cabinets, but the incident prompted the Chilliwack Fire Department to issue a warning about the hazards of “smoking materials.” Assistant fire chief Ian Josephson said cigarette dumps should be disposed of in a deep, non-combustible ashtray. Before being discarded in the garbage, butts

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program at Chilliwack General Hospital speak on topics geared towards nonmedically trained people. “It’s been amazing for the past two years for the public,” said Dr. Chantal Chris who is organizing this year’s Mini Med School. “Everybody is so appreciative of being able to learn all that stuff that we take an hour-and-a-half to go through because nobody gets that long with their doctor.” Chris said that when it comes to health literacy—the level of understanding people have about what their doctors’ tell them—about half of people have quite

low levels. “Our main goal is to try to enhance that as much as we can,” she said. Each talk will have two or three residents giving a presentation followed by questions and answers. This year topics include: depression and anxiety on Feb. 22; obesity and nutrition on March 1; sprains and strains on March 8; and chronic pain on March 29. ◗ Presentations this year are at Sardis secondary, 45460 Stevenson Rd., in the McAstocker Theatre. All sessions begin at 7 p.m. For more info call 604-702-4757.

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Sales still stagnant

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fter a lacklustre January, local realtors are hoping for big sales in February in advance of new mortgage rules that take effect in March. There were 111 residential sales in Chilliwack last month worth $30.5 million, down slightly from the 122 sales in January 2010 worth $35.3 million, according to the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board (CADREB). In December, there were 120 sales worth $31.7 million. While full recovery has not yet occurred, CADREB is cautiously optimistic about a return to more normal numbers. “We’re still waiting for the U.S. market to fire on all cylinders again before we can recover completely,”

BINNERS, from page 1 In January, the city ran an advertisement aimed atdiscouraging scavengers. In it, the city said that taking containers from recycling bins is a bylaw offence but that binners need to be caught in the act. The city suggested anyone who witnesses someone going through their recycling should call the RCMP’s non-emergency line. “We have problems in all areas of the city—Promontory, Fairfield Island, Yarrow,” Mayor Sharon Gaetz told the Times in January. “Some have become so bold they interrupt the services of Emterra and ask them to wait. It’s becoming a bigger and bigger issue.” But Craig doesn’t think that’s fair. He says there are only a handful of bad apples going through recycling bins, giving all binners a bad name. Craig has no time for binners who make a mess or for those who don’t respect some of the unwritten rules of the street. “I’m starting to get mad,” he said. “And it’s ruining it for the guys trying to eat.” Craig doesn’t collect empties because he needs to survive. But he estimates there are about 30 binners that ply the streets and some of them do indeed need the

said CADREB president Kyle Hislop in a press release. “However, the normalizing of the market is welcome.” But the optimism over the normalization of the local market is tempered by a concern that some first-time homebuyers will be shut out come March when new mortgage rules take effect. “ The board lobbied against changes, as any tightening in eligibility such as a reduction of the maximum length in amortization, hits the important first-time buyer the hardest,” Hislop said. “Home ownership infuses many spinoff benefits to the local economy, and we didn’t want to see any further obstacles.” Under the changes, if a potential buyer earlier qualified for $300,000, after March, he or she will then qualify for only $275,000, according

to CADREB. “That squeezes a number of people out of the market, and we want home ownership to be more affordable, not less,” said Hislop. When the new federal mortgage rules were announced, CADREB expressed relief they weren’t as damaging as first feared. On Jan. 17, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the government would reduce the maximum amortization period for government-backed mortgages to 30 years from 35 years. The other two changes announced were that Canadians will only be able to borrow up to 85 per cent of the value of their homes, down from 90 per cent, and the government is withdrawing backing for lines of credit secured by people’s homes. On these latter two changes, Hislop said he was supportive.

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olice believe the same man is responsible for a trio of armed robberies this weekend in Chilliwack and Abbotsford. Mounties say a man between the age of 25 and 35 showed a hand gun when he robbed the Parkwood Motor Lodge on Young Road Saturday around 10:05 p.m. Just 50 minutes later, a man of the same description was reported to have held up the Popkum Esso. The next day, Abbotsford police responded to a similar armed robbery at about 11:20 p.m. at the Ramada Inn. Police believe the same man is responsible for all three incidents. “At this point we’re working with the Abbotsford Police

Department to identify the suspect,” said RCMP spokesperson Const. Tracy Wolbeck. The suspect is a black man, between five-foot-10 and sixfeet, with black hair, a short black beard, and of medium build. At the time of the robberies he wore a dark-coloured zip-up hoodie, possibly with “Vancouver 2010” on it, along with blue jeans and a lightcoloured baseball hat. In one of the robberies he was seen leaving in a dark red station wagon heading towards Highway 1.

◗ Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Mounties at 604-792-4611, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222TIPS.

Need it to survive income to survive. “There is this one guy who got scooped all freaking day the other day,” Craig said. “The next thing I know he is freezing and is trying to roll a cigarette out of old butts. So I gave him my cigarettes and told him to save them for rainy days and I bought him a coffee at McDonald’s. All because these losers scooped this guy.” Craig isn’t perfect and he “hit rock bottom” a while back after his father died and then his 20year-son died. He lost his job and while he has some money coming in, the binning keeps him busy, keeps him fit, he makes a little extra money and he gets to meet people. There is one guy who recently lost his wife who Craig stops to chat and have a drink with. And a couple of “regulars” leave empties out for him. In exchange for one woman’s deposit recyclables, he takes her bins out each garbage day and brings them back to her gate once they have been emptied. Craig said he generally has a good relationship with most other binners and with many residents who don’t mind what he is doing.

Some even say “hello” and chat. One woman gave him a Spiderman toque, which he wears all winter and gets called Spiderman by kids on the playground as he rides by. “There are guys that do it for drugs, guys that make a mess. But don’t judge a book by its cover,” Craig said. “Everyone has a story. One day I’m in a nice apartment on First Avenue and the next I’m down by the Hope River making a fire to keep warm.” Craig isn’t on the streets now and he is making ends meet. He just thinks it’s a little unfair to crack down on the poorest of the poor who are, at the end of the day, just collecting cans to survive.

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Craig “Spiderman” unloads empties into a cart at the Chilliwack Bottle Depot recently. Craig knows there are some bad guys out there making messes but he thinks most binners are good people just trying to survive and he doesn’t appreciate being judged for what he does.

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B.C. Liberal Party leadership candidate George Abbott responds to a question from a local farmer during a campaign stop in Chilliwack on Saturday at Decade’s Coffee Club. Abbott was asked what he would do about overlapping government bureaucracies that affect agricultural operations. After Kevin Falcon and Christy Clark, Abbott is the third contender to visit Chilliwack.

arrow students may be headed to Mt. Slesse middle school instead of Vedder middle next September. Vedder middle is bursting at the seams this year, with 652 students attending the 600-student capacity school, and the Chilliwack school district is meeting with the public on Tuesday, Feb. 8 to discuss a proposed boundary change that would send Yarrow students to Mt. Slesse middle instead. Right now Mt. Slesse has 501 students with room for a total of 650, and the proposed change would take the pressure off Vedder and help balance the student population between the two

schools. The secondary catchment for both schools would still be Sardis secondary. “We’re trying to maximize the facilities that we have and balance out the enrolment as much as we possibly can between the middle schools to make sure we have long-term, sustainable enrolment patterns at all of our schools,” said school district superintendent Corinne McCabe. Tu e s d a y ’s m e e t i n g i s scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Yarrow elementary school gym, and anyone interested in finding out more about the proposed change is encouraged to attend. McCabe, Mt. Slesse principal Dan Heisler and Yarrow principal Kirk Savage will be on hand to make presentations and answer questions. ◗ For more information, call Yarrow elementary school at 604-823-4408.

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t doesn’t happen too often— but every now and then I accidentally maneuver myself into just the right place at the right time. So it was this past week as I was working my way through Holy Smoke – The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue. All of a sudden, portions of the book were being quoted in the American press by virtually every single outlet, large and small. It seems the First Lady, Michelle Obama, stepped in it big time. She was praising the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, which was just selected as the host site of the 2012 Democratic convention. So far so good. But then she made a colossal blunder by drawing attention to Charlotte’s “great barbecue.” Now that may seem like a harmless throw-away remark up here. But down south this was a major slip-up. Imagine Stephen Harper lavishing praise on Saskatoon for great sushi. Or Michael Ignatieff pulling for Russia over Canada in men’s Olympic hockey. Oh, wait a minute . . . that one actually happened. No, North Carolinians, better known as Tar Heels, take their BBQ very seriously. And one thing that’s beyond the obvious is that Charlotte does not make great BBQ. Michelle’s innocent comment was taken as a major insult

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Crime Matters to those areas where great BBQ is a proud tradition. BBQ takes on a near religious quality in the famed BBQ belt comprised of Texas, Kansas City, Memphis and North Carolina. If you forever want to mark yourself as an outsider; someone who just doesn’t fit in, make a derogatory remark about BBQ in these parts. Or just as bad, show your BBQ ignorance as Michelle Obama so thoroughly did. Here’s an example of how serious southerners take their BBQ—and this comes from South Carolina (a baby brother, wannabe on the BBQ trail). An employee of the Cotton Mills Company asked for a couple days off work because he wanted to prepare a big, family reunion BBQ. He was denied permission. Nonetheless, Henry Williams ditched work and tended to his BBQ obligations. When he returned he had not only lost his job but was evicted from the company house he lived in. Williams brought a civil suit against the company alleging

wrongful dismissal and eviction without cause. The case made it all the way to the state Supreme Court where the defendants made an unusual request. They asked the judge not to let the jury know the actual reason Williams had been absent. They argued that any man who skipped work to tend to BBQ would likely bias the jury in his favour. The judge denied their application. But it turned out they were right. Williams got his job and house back as well as damages. BBQ and politics can be a deadly mix. Rufus Edmisten conceded his 1984 campaign for governor of North Carolina crashed when he called BBQ “that damnable stuff.” An editorial in the Raleigh Times, more than 50 years ago warned, “No man has ever been elected governor of North Carolina without eating more barbecue than was good for him.” Obama cleaned up in North Carolina a couple years ago. If he loses the state in 2012 there’s a good chance his wife’s BBQ gaffe will have had something to do with it. ◗ John Martin is a criminologist at the University of the FraserValley. John.Martin@ufv.ca. This commentary is the author’s personal opinion and is not the opinion or policy of his employer.

n the wake of the public outrage following news of the Whistler sled dog killings, it’s worth wondering why the unnecessary deaths of dogs prompts this kind of reaction while the unnecessary deaths of children often does not. Sure, most of us are sickened by details of the dogs’ deaths. They were destroyed inhumanely after living in less-than-ideal conditions. But why are we also not sickened by the deaths of B.C. kids born into third-world conditions and families illequipped to care for them? Where are the rallies, the tweet-a-thons and the Facebook groups dedicated to them? As the public anger over the sled dogs gathered force, Premier Gordon Campbell wasted no time setting up a task force to look into the sled dog killing. Campbell’s outrage was no doubt helped along by concerns that Whistler tourism could suffer in the backlash over the dog cull. Curiously, no similar government reaction followed when one week earlier child and families advocate Mary Ellen TurpelLafond released a report on the deaths of 21 infants. Her report fell like a lead balloon, followed by silence. Certainly not all of those children could have been saved. And the social issues surrounding those deaths—poverty, drug addiction and mental health problems— are complex and defy easy or cheap solutions. Until we are concerned enough to care, however, kids like these will continue to fall through the cracks of our social safety net. Surely they deserve our moral indignation—and our public resources—as much as the sled dogs do.

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MP’s newsletter misleading on veterans support Editor: Re: Misleading Winter 2011 newsletter from MP Chuck Strahl. On the front page of Chuck Strahl’s Winter 2011 newsletter, he is pictured with veterans on a trip to Juno Beach—he was then Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs. Good intro for a guy who couldn’t be bothered to show up at the veterans’ rally Nov. 6, 2010 in his own riding. On the second page, he outlines the veteran’s benefits with a positive spin. Subsequent to his newsletter delivered to every home in his riding, I was approached by many veterans. Their message was: “Wow! Did you see Chuck Strahl’s newsletter? His government is really supporting the veterans.” Strahl’s newsletter totally misleads his constituents and creates a political smoke screen at taxpayer expense. He only mentions the big numbers. He even forgot to mention that most of these benefits stop at 65 years of age, that these benefits are not retroactive and that they cannot be implemented until voted in the House—scheduled for fall 2011—what a shame. On the third page under “Myth vs. Reality—Setting the record straight,” he lists three myths, one being the lump-sum payment up to $276,079. He forgot to mention that only four veterans have gotten that amount so far. The average payout is more like $30,000 for severe disability—wow. Who would agree to lose a limb for $30,000? He goes on with three options given to veterans instead of a lumpsum payment. Mr. Strahl, you can put lipstick on a pig but it is still a pig. A second myth, “. . . the government has arbitrarily and unfairly reduced the service pension at the age of 65.” His reality answer and explanation that there is no clawback at age 65 is misleading. The issue is one of the unfairnesses and injustices created when the CPP was enacted in 1965. Veterans have never argued that it was not actuarily correct. Why was Bill C-201, which demanded an elimination of the clawback at 65, passed in the House only to be denied a Royal Recommendation by the Conserva-

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. tive government? This Bill died on the Order Paper. Why? Mr. Strahl, veterans want the lump-sum payment eliminated and the monthly disability payments reinstated. Furthermore, veterans in your riding are seeking your support to repeal the punitive and unfair pension clawback, restoring justice, fairness and financial dignity for veterans and their families. Claude Latulippe Chilliwack

Sled dogs could have been saved Editor: Re: Whistler sled dogs outrage: In this day and age of a “disposable” lifestyle it’s upsetting that this practice also translates to animals and dogs. From the earliest of times, dogs have assisted us. There are many jobs that we couldn’t do without the help of dogs, from police dogs, drugsniffing dogs, search-and-rescue dogs and assistance/service dogs, just to name a few of the very valuable tasks we entrust to our canine companions. The recent news of the Whistler sled dogs that were killed in a very violent manner is appalling. Some of the media have reported that these dogs were “put down” or “euthanized.” After reading about this story, I really don’t agree with their terminology. When I take an animal to the local vet to be “put down” I certainly don’t expect a veterinarian to pull out a gun and shoot it. I realize that companion animals are regularly put down in shelters all across the country, but

this still does not justify the gruesome way these sled dogs died. I have owned retired racing greyhounds for more than 20 years. I’m sure, when there was mention of placing these dogs in homes after their racing careers were over, some people would think that a retired race dog would not make a good house pet. The lucky ones reach the adoption societies and are placed in caring homes, but I’m sure there are many greyhounds that do not make it out of the racing industry. Being put down or even shot is also the fate that many racing greyhounds have suffered. Like these sled dogs, racing greyhounds don’t grow up in a home and are regularly housed in crates and cages. Racing greyhounds have never lived in a house, they didn’t even know how to navigate stairs. They are not house-trained, but luckily, dogs are quick learners. I’m sure this also could have been the case for some of these sled dogs (huskies). Just to advise you, greyhounds are the most loving and sweet-natured dogs that I have ever owned and I’m sure, given the chance, these huskies could also been equally as loving. I don’t know how adoptable these sled dogs were or were not— that’s not the point. If you take on the ownership of animals it’s your duty to take care of them, be responsible for them. The operators of this dog-sledding business should have put in some effort to find these dogs new homes. Dogs are not inanimate objects that you can just throw away when you no longer want them. Most of the time the SPCA and assorted breed-

rescue groups take the unwanted animals and dogs that people just don’t want to deal with. Unfortunately, that was not the case for these 100 sled dogs. The cruel and violent ending these healthy dogs were met with was

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Just 2 schools beat previous ranking average ranking. Rosedale elementary, for example, had performed well in past years, notching ratings of between 5.8 and 7.6 out of 10 since 2006. But in 2010, the school was handed a rating of just 3.4 out of 10, leaving it ranked 815th out of 875 schools in the province. Just two schools (Sardis and Strathcona) came in ahead of their average ranking over the past five years. Five schools—Strathcona, Robertson Annex, East Chilliwack, Evans and Unsworth—improved on 2009 test scores and another (Sardis) scored the same. However, many more did worse. Two elementary schools were

ranked among the worst in the province in but they may have a better excuse than “the dog ate my homework.” Bernard elementary school was ranked 857th out of 875 schools in the province, while 853rd-ranked Chilliwack Central elementary wasn’t much further ahead. Other schools ranked in the 800s include Rosedale elementary, McCammon Traditional and Watson elementary. But with average household incomes below $50,000, Bernard and Chilliwack Central include two of the three poorest student bases in the city. McCammon Traditional comes in not far behind. And students at Bernard and Chilliwack Central are more likely to have grown up with English as a second

How local schools ranked in the Fraser Institute’s annual report

language than kids elsewhere in Chilliwack. (English is the second language of one-quarter of Chilliwack Central students). Chilliwack’s private schools, for their part, tended to outperform their public counterparts on the FSA tests. The best of the bunch was Timothy Christian, which was ranked 30th in the province and scored 9.4 out of 10. Highroad Academy and John Calvin school also finished in the top 100. Greendale elementary and East Chilliwack elementary were the top public schools in the city. ◗ We want to hear your comments. E-mail us at editorial@chilliwacktimes.com.

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instruments or fireworks. Love or angst poetry is suggested but not mandatory. Poems can be about any topic. Doors open and poets register in the theatre lobby at 7 p.m. The slamming starts at 7:30 p.m. The theatre department will open the bar and concession for drinks and light refreshments. For more information or to be part of the fun, call 604-792-0025, local 2471. Two cash prizes are up for grabs for the top poets, a s w e l l a s U F V t h e a t re tickets, Director’s Festival passes, a UFV hoodie, Student Union Society t-shirts and more. See the poster and more d e t a i l s o n t h e l i b ra r y ’s blog: ufvlibrary.blogspot. com/2011/01/poetry-slamfeb-11-mad-bad-and.html.

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Robin Soudek celebrates Ryan Howse’s second-period power play goal that tied the game at two on Saturday night. After a lacklustre first period the marker was Howse’s second of the period, the game and his 35th of the season. part in the Bruins’ go-ahead marker just 24 seconds into the third period. Sundher dished the puck to Howse, drove hard to the net and provided a distraction while Roman Horak took a pass from his linemate and snapped the puck past Bosch’s glove hand. The Blazers tied the game on another fluke goal, but the Bruins

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wouldn’t be denied. Six minutes into a hectic third period, Brandon Magee scored what would turn out to be the winning goal when he grabbed a tremendous crossice feed from Dylen McKinlay and roofed the puck while standing at the side of the net. That fourth goal was all that was needed to end Chilliwack’s longest

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losing skid of the season. A day before, it was the Bruins who were on the losing end of a deciding third-period goal. After trading markers in the first half of the first period, the game remained tied for nearly 40 minutes before Brandon Manning decked the Blazer’s Austin Madaisky into the Chilliwack end

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boards. After laying on the ice for several minutes, Madaisky was helped to his feet and left the game. So did Manning, who was given a fiveminute boarding penalty and a game misconduct. He was also handed an automatic suspension, the length of which was to be determined Monday. (According to the Kamloops Daily News, Madaisky was diagnosed with a fractured cervical vertebrae on Saturday, meaning his season is over.) While the Blazers had five minutes to score, they took less than 10 seconds to capitalize on the opportunity, as Jordan DePape shoved a rebound past Lucas Gore for the eventual game winner. Habscheid heads to Sin City With nearly a week until their next game, head coach Marc Habscheid headed south for some fun in the sun at the WHL Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas Monday. He’ll be back this weekend as the Bruins play three games in three days, including a home-and-home series Friday and Saturday against the Kelowna Rockets.

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Bruins see Rockets next The Chilliwack Bruins take a break before playing a home-and-home series against the Kelowna Rockets Friday and Saturday. The teams play in Kelowna Friday before returning to Prospera Centre Saturday. Game time is 7 p.m. The Bruins then host the Tri-City Americans next Sunday at 5 p.m.

Swimming championships The Spartan Swim Club hosts the Provincial AA Swimming Championships Feb. 11 to 13 at the Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre.

Huskers host their AGM The Chilliwack Huskers host their annual general meeting Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in Evergreen Hall’s Minto Room.

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and sent a perfect through ball to forward Emily Finley, who split the defence at the centre circle and slammed a hard shot from the top of the 18 that the keeper was only able to tip into the top. The Strikers didn’t let up in the second half and, with six minutes remaining, scored their prettiest goal. A neat passing play between Makayla Pfeifer, Elena Schroots. and Haagensen ended with Haley Mainse blasting the ball into the back of the net to cap the win. The girls stay home again next Sunday to play the other North Shore team, their namesake, Strikers. Flame girls win trio of games en route to claiming tourney The Unity Christian Flames Grade 9 girls basketball beat back three other teams to claim victory at a recent tournament at A.R. MacNeil secondary school in Richmond. The Flames started the tournament with a game against Cambie secondary from Richmond, a large AAA school. Unity opened the game a little timid but mustered a comeback and fell 35-27. Player of the game honours went to Alison Herfst.

On deck hosts two half-day hockey acceleration Pro-D Day camps, presented by BC Hockey fitness consultant Jeff Compton, on Feb. 18. The three-hour camps run before and after noon and each cost $40. To register visit www.valleysportszone. com/registration.html.

Inline hockey begins in April The Green Light Inline Hockey League’s Spring 2011 season begins April 5 and will run until late June or early July. Game nights will be every Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Registration is now open for co-ed leagues for youth between the ages of five and 18, or for recreational adult players. Placement of players is determeined by ability. For more information, or to register, visit www.glihl.com, or contact Josh by phone at 604-9974546 or e-mail at josh@glihl. com.

Ladies fastball holds its AGM The Chilliwack Softball Association hosts its general

Togeretz can’t dig out Cascades buried under Rockies Avalanche Chilliwack’s Josh Togeretz made 12 digs for the Universtiy of the Fraser Valley Cascades on Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to keep UFV from falling to the College of the Rockies Avalanche in BCCAA basketball action at the Envision Athletic Centre. UFV fell in five sets to the College of the Rockies and now sit in sixth place in the league standings with a record of 4-8.

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meeting Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. upstairs at the Chilliwack Curling Club. Also, ladies aged 17 years and older who are interested in playing women’s fastball please contact Ron Wedel at 604823-4641.

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Silver Strikers back to winning as they blank Scorpions After a disappointing loss last Sunday to Coquitlam, the Chilliwack U15 Silver Strikers got back to winning this weekend with a 3-0 victory over the Northshore Scorpions in the teams’ third meeting of the year. The locals came out storming right from the opening whistle and early pressure saw Kiana Thiessen played into open space four times, with two shots grazing the post and another two stopped by the opposing keeper. But at the nine-minute mark, Thiessen sent a perfect cross to striker Emma Haagensen, who one-timed the ball into the far corner of the net to give the home squad the lead. Chilliwack added to its lead at the 22-minute mark. Central defender Kelli Whitehead first stopped an attacking forward’s rush at her own 18, then beat a pair of North Shore players

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In their second game against David Thompson’s AAA squad, Unity built on their strong finish from the previous game and pushed ahead early en route to a 57-25 win, with player of the game honours going to Rachel Dieleman for her strong defensive effort, and quality offensive performance. Unity rounded out the tournament against the host, A.R. MacNeil. With a victory securing a tournament win for the Flames, Unity used a combination of strong defence and good offensive execution to come out on top 42-26. Player of the game went to Tamara Vandekamp for her hard work on the defensive side of the ball. The Flames currently sit at 8-1 in their Fraser Valley East league. Playoffs take place next week at Vedder middle school.

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Elite training for kickers, QBs The Valley Sports Zone hosts quarterback and kicker training programs by Kevin Watrin beginning Feb. 15. Four-session programs include mini QB training, elite QB training and elite kicker training. Visit www. valleysportszone.com/registration.html to register. ◗ Compiled by staff

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Vugteveen burning up the track with fifth best ever time Chilliwack’s Travis Vugteveen recorded Simon Fraser University’s top time in the 800-metre at the University of Washington invitational indoor track meet in Seattle last Saturday. Vugteveen’s time of 1:52.98 was good enough for sixth place. His time was the fifth-best in Great Northwest Athletic Conference history.


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NO RAPID RELIEF IN THIS MATCH Paul J. Henderson/TIMES

Ben Bentum of the Chilliwack Rapids fights for the ball against the Gordon Head keeper in the first half of Pacific Cup action at Townsend Turf on Saturday. Bentum wasn’t able to convert on this effort and the home squad ended up losing 3-1. The Rapids hit the field next Feb. 11 in the Pakenham Cup versus SFC Rangers at Townsend at 8 p.m.

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Courses gives context to land claims issues

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ith about 60 per cent of B.C.’s eligible First Nations bands in the treaty process, and the remainder either in litigation or in direct issuespecific talks with various ministries, multiple negotiations are underway across the province to address outstanding social, economical, and geographical injustices. Unfortunately, many people involved in treaty and land claims deliberations are not fully aware of the history and context of these negotiations. UFV is proud to offer the third edition of a short certificate program to help these individuals acquire a n d e x p l o re k e y b a c k ground knowledge quickly and thoroughly. The Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights, and Land Claims certificate will be delivered May 2-30 in Chilliwack, in the heart of traditional Sto:lo First Nation territory. For Aboriginal groups, hereditary title is the source of rights within their traditional territories. Because of this, First Nations view land, sea, and resources as fundamental components of modern treaties, or as central to litigations of a comprehensive or specific kind. This three-course, 12-credit certificate gives participants the opportunity to learn skills

that are of direct relevance to the history, communication, implementation, and critique of rights, title, and land claims. It will use film, oral histories, documentaries, surveys and maps, legal discourse analysis, and field work to explain their importance to the indigenous land and rights process worldwide, but with a specific focus on British Columbia. There is a shortage of people—of both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal descent— who have both the cultural understanding and practical skills required for the successful negotiation and resolution of Indigenous land claims. This certificate should provide students with a credential that they can take back to their communities, organizations, firms, and government ministries, says Dr. Eric Davis, vice-president academic at UFV. Participants will learn in a small group with instructors who have extensive experience in the field, including Hugh Brody, author, filmmaker and Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies; Dr. Ken Brealey, UFV Geography department head; Dr. Dave Schaepe, co-director of the Sto:lo Research and Resource Management Centre (RRMC) and adjunct professor at SFU; and Son-

ny McHalsie, co-manager and cultural advisor of the Sto:lo RRMC. The program begins with in-class and in-field learning delivered daily in four focused weeks between May 2 and 30 and

uses the remaining time in the semester (until June 26) for student assignments. ◗ Interested parties are strongly encouraged to apply by April 18 to begin May 2. Please call Ken Bre-

aley at 604-504-7441, local 4336, or email Ken.Brealey@ ufv.ca facilitate the process. Full details, costs, course info, and instructor profiles are available at www.ufv.ca/ landclaims.

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School consultation

A consultation on proposed changes to school catchment areas takes place Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium of Yarrow community elementary school. The proposed change would see Yarrow students in Grade 7 through 9 attend Mount Slesse Middle School instead of Vedder Middle School. All parents are welcome to attend. For more information, phone the school at 604-823-4408.

Women’s brunch

The Chilliwack Christian’s Women’s Club hosts Sweet Treats, a valentine brunch, Feb. 8 at the Best Western Rainbow Country Inn from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $14 and includes brunch, tips for making chocolates from Dickens Sweets and Chocolates, musical entertainment, and a talk titled “A gold medal finish” by Avona Peters. To reserve a spot call Dawn at

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Family law seminar

A free seminar about family law, presented with assistance from the People’s Law School, will be held at the Chilliwack Library on Feb. 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required for the program. Call the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941 or visit the adult information desk to register.

Knitters meet

Chilliwack Common Threads invites all knitters or those who would like to be knitters to a casual gathering the second Wednesday of each month. The next meeting is Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. in the multipurpose room of Carman United Church on Vedder Road in Sardis. For more information contact loriangel@telus.net. See EVENTS, Page 21

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This Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. This Offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, Daily Rental Allowances, the Commercial Connection Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer. Offer may be cancelled at any time without notice. Some conditions apply. Offer available to residents of Canada only. See Dealer for details. ‡Receive $1,000/$1,500/$3,500/$4,000/$4,500/$5,500/$6,000/$7,000/$8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2011 Ranger Super Cab XL, Ranger Regular Cab, F-350 – F-550 Chassis Cabs/Transit Connect/Mustang V6 (excluding value leader)/Fusion (excluding S)/Mustang GT, Taurus (excluding SE)/ Ranger Super Cab (excluding XL), Expedition/F-150 Regular Cab (excluding XL 4x2)/F-150 (excluding Regular Cab)/F-250 – F-450 (excluding Chassis Cabs). All GT500, F-150 Raptor and Medium Truck models are excluded. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. #Offer valid from Feb. 1/11, to Mar. 31/11 (the “Offer Period”). Customers who purchase finance or lease most new 2010 or 2011 Ford F-150 (excluding Raptor and 2011 Regular Cab XL 4x2) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”) and finance through Ford Credit, Canada will receive $1000 (the “Offer”).The new vehicle must be delivered and/or factory ordered from your participating Ford dealer during the Offer Period. Only one (1) Offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per customer. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at the time of either factory order or delivery, but not both. This offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, FALS or Daily Rental Allowance incentives. Customer may use the Offer amount as a down payment or choose to receive a rebate cheque from Ford of Canada, but not both. Taxes payable before Offer amount is deducted. *Cash purchase a new 2011 Ranger Sport Super Cab XLT 4X2 / 2011 F-150 Super Cab XLT 4X4 / 2011 F-250 Super Cab XLT 4X4 Western Edition for $14,999 / $30,499 / $37,499. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate of $6,000 / $7,000 / $8,000 deducted. Offers include freight and air tax of $1,450 / $1,550 / $1,550 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. 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To qualify for a Ford Recycle Your Ride Program (“RYR”) rebate (“Rebate(s)”), customer must qualify for and take part in either the “Retire Your Ride Program” delivered by Summerhill Impact with financial support from the Government of Canada, or Summerhill Impact’s “Car Heaven Program”. To qualify for the “Retire Your Ride Program”, which offers $300 cash or rebate on the purchase of a 2004 or newer vehicle, customer must turn in a 1995 model year or older vehicle in running condition (able to start and move) which has been properly registered and insured for the last 6 months to an authorized recycler. To qualify for the “Car Heaven Program”, customer must turn in a 2003 model year or older vehicle in running condition which has been registered and insured for the last 6 months to an authorized recycler. If a customer qualifies for Car Heaven or Retire Your Ride, Ford of Canada (“Ford”) will provide an additional Rebate, with the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2010 F-150/2011 Ford or Lincoln vehicle (excluding all Fiesta, Ranger and Medium Truck models), in the amount of $1,000CDN [Focus (excluding 2011 S), Fusion (excluding 2011 S), Taurus (excluding 2011 SE), Mustang (excluding GT500, Boss 302, and 2011 Value Leader), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Escape (excluding 2011 XLT I4 Manual), Edge (excluding 2011 SE), Flex (excluding 2011 SE)] or $2,000CDN [Explorer (excluding 2011 Base models), Sport Trac, F-150 (excluding Raptor and 2011 Regular Cab XL 4X2), F-250 to F-550, E-Series, Expedition, MKZ, MKS, MKX, MKT, Navigator] (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. RYR Rebates are available to residents of Canada only excluding Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory, and Nunavut. Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period to qualify for a Rebate. Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Rebates not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, Commercial Connection, or Daily Rental Rebates and Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. © 2011 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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machine accessories for ’80s model Kenmore-applique foot, open embroidery foot, piping foot, narrow hem foot, multi-hole foot, single cord/ trim foot, tailor-tack foot, buttonhole foot, double-welt cording foot, pin-tuck foot. Mini-irons, any tassles. Any landscape fabric you no longer need. Call 604-702-0217.


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Community EVENTS, from page 17

Photography clubs

The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The location has moved to the Clover Room in the Landing Sports Centre, at 45530 Spadina Ave. The next meeting is Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. All levels of photographers are welcome. For more information visit www.chilliwackcameraclub.com. A new club, the Chilliwack Photography Club, meets at the same time, on the same dates, at the Chilliwack Museum at 45820 Spadina Ave. The next meeting on Feb. 9 starts at 7:30 p.m. All levels of photographers are welcome.

Barbershop favourites

Take a walk down memory lane at the Yarrow Library, with Chilliwack’s Hi-Q Quartet as they perform a selection of barbershop music for Valentine’s Day Feb. 9 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. at the Yarrow Library. Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required for this free program. Call 604-823-4664 for more information.

Early memory loss group

The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Early Memory Loss Support Group for people living with a diagnosis meets Feb. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. Call Jillian at the Chilliwack Alzheimer Society of B.C. Resource Centre for more information. Phone 604-702-4603 and leave a message.

FASD videoconferences

A series of videoconferences hosted by the FASD Learning Series runs every second Wednesday until Mar. 23. The

Community events Feb. 9 session explains trauma-informed care. Feb. 23 session is titled “Becoming a Successful Adult Learner.” The March 9 session is on cognitive interventions for those with FASD, and the March 23 session seeks to reframe life with FASD. The videoconferences take place at Sto: lo Nation Health Services (building 7, 7201 Vedder Rd.) in room 139. For more information, please contact SNHS at 604-824-3200

Lace Club meets

The Chilliwack Lace Club meets every month on the second and fourth Thursdays (Feb. 10) from noon to 3 p.m. in the Slesse Room of Evergreen Hall. For more information call Hylda Law at 604-858-4953 or Jenny Althoff at 604-823-4705.

Toastmasters meet

Snowpeaks Toastmasters meet every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, at 8871 School St. Everyone welcome.

Choosing to Smile talk

Visit the Yarrow Library for a candid visit with co-authors of Choosing to Smile, Glenda Standeven and Michelle Rickaby, on Feb. 10 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Glenda will share the journey of the creation of Choosing to Smile—the life stories of three friends “who happened to have cancer.” This will be a light-hearted evening with plenty of laughter. Co-author Michelle

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Drop in to the Chilliwack Library every second Thursday (Feb. 10) from 5 to 8:30 p.m. and enjoy all the board games you can handle, including Apples to Apples, Escalation, Zombie Brains and more. For details call Susan at 604-793-7238 or e-mail sjbarclay@telus.net. The Youth Games Guild is presented by Chilliwack Community Services in partnership with the Chilliwack Library. No registration required.

Storytimes

The Chilliwack Library hosts family storytimes from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until Feb. 24. Pajama storytimes will be held from 7 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays until Feb. 22. The Yarrow Library also hosts family storytimes Tuesdays in February from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

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

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Charlotte Eichstadt passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Feb. 2, at the Glenwood Care Home. She was born in Potsdam, Germany, during difficult times. During her teens, she had to get up very early to prepare food for workers using only a wood stove. She also worked in a food distribution firm, doing the bookkeeping and driving a truck with a double clutch. This was quite an unusual accomplishment for a woman at this time. She also took nurses’ training and worked in a children’s hospital. She chose to follow the Lord at the age of 12. She loved going to church and singing in the choir which was directed by her father. She met Werner Eichstadt in the Baptist church in Essen during nurses’ training. They were married June 3, 1950. In 1952, they emigrated to Canada and moved to Chilliwack. They joined the Victoria Avenue Baptist Church and continued to attend this church (now Chilliwack Baptist) until a few years ago. They had very little but Charlotte was an excellent homemaker. In the early years, Revenue Canada audited them because it seemed impossible that they could be living on the small income that the Eichstadts had declared, but she showed them her vegetable garden and explained that soup bones were free. Their son, Ullrich (Oly) was born in 1954. She was a wonderfully kind and loving mother. She continued to serve in the church, teaching Sunday School, playing piano and organ, and visiting the sick. She taught music lessons and was a member of the Chilliwack Music Teachers’Association. She loved flowers and was overwhelmed with the beauty of God’s creation. In 1973, the family moved to Ryder Lake, where she continued to garden and enjoy the beauty of nature. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 60 years, Werner, her son and daughter-in-law, Oly and Doris, and grandsons, David and Matthew. Charlotte will be remembered for her strong faith in Christ, her kind and gentle nature, her warm and generous heart and unconditional love for her family. The family is very grateful to the staff at Glenwood Care Home for their wonderful care and compassion. A service to honour and celebrate Charlotte’s life will be held at 2:30 on Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Chilliwack Baptist Church on First Avenue. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to North American Baptist Missions.

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(Formerly Resident Care Attendant Program) Health Care Attendants and Community Health Workers have an important contribution to make to BC’s Health Care system.

Includes: Crisis Prevention Management & Palliative Care

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Audio/Video/ Computers

USED LAPTOPS & COMPUTERS Repairs & set up also avail. 604-796-3500 or 604-793-2604

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For Sale Miscellaneous

2 MENS Swiss watches, new, stainless steel, chronometer $125 each 604-613-3727 2 MOTORIZED scooters 1 Medi Chair (like new) and 1 2000 SF both with chargers. 604-796-2772 A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE - Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1-866-884-7464 AIRTIGHT WOOD stove, electric fan equipped $80 604-796-3003 CABLE TYPE Snow/Ice chains, Truck/RV 15’’/16’’ $40 Auto cable chains 13’’/15’’ $20 both new 604-858-7427 CAN’T GET UP YOUR Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift. Call 1-866-981-6591 COMPUTER; HP Intel 2.6 Ghz. Fresh install XP pro w/COA, incl mouse, keyboard & 17” monitor $119. 604-796-3500 or 793-2604 GARAGE DOORS 2 - 9x7, solid wood, both for $150 604-858-6462 SIMMONS HIDE A Bed, new mattress, good condition $75 604-858-5886 WINDOWS 24' to 8’ many sizes $10 - $50 mostly twin glass, small boat trailer $200, pressure washer Honda $300, new interior double doors in frames $120, old white enamel wood cook stove almost perfect $320. Ph 604-793-7714

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Lumber/Building Supplies

#1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop, warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.ca PREFAB HOMES DISCOUNTED 50%+!! USA Mortgage Disaster Order Cancellations. 1260SF PreEngineered Package originally $29,950.00, BLOWOUT $14,975.00!! Other sizes SACRIFICE prices! HUNDREDS SHIPPED! Spring/Summer delivery. TOLL-FREE 1-800-871-7089 STEEL BUILDING WINTER SALE... $3.49 to $11/sq.ft. Immediate orders only - FREE shipping, some exclusions/ Up to 90 days to pay. Deposit required. Pioneer Manufacturers since 1980. 1-800-668-5422. See current specials www.pioneersteel.ca STEEL BUILDINGS PRICED TO CLEAR - Holding 2010 steel prices on many models/sizes. Ask about FREE DELIVERY! CALL FOR QUICK SALE QUOTE and FREE BROCHURE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170

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Community Support Worker/ Social Services

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Musical Instruments

ALTO SAXOPHONE, Selmer, Mark VI Serial # 199XXX original lacquer, amazing tone, free blowing, all new pads, in excellent condition and highly cherished. $6300 OBO. 604 808 6223 YAMAHA KEYBOARD unlimted combination of voices, rythms, and styles. $90 604-846-0056

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Wanted to Buy

USED SECURITY or dog run panels, used roof metal, used E.P.D.M roof membrane, chainlink and chainlink gates all sizes, large amounts great, also nice 14’ alum boat, nice small boat trailer, mig gas welder, older deep freeze, small utility trailer, used cement mixer, fish smoker. Ph 604-796-6661


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Cats

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

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Dogs

PEKINGESE PUP. Male, blond colour, very cute & smart, 2 ½ mos old, $500. 604-464-9485 PUREBRED LAB puppies. Born Dec.25,2010, chocolate, black, golden & blond. $600.- $700. 1st shots, vet checked, dewormed 604-308-4401 or 604-850-9690

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5070

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Travel Destinations

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

ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $399+. 604-590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com BOSTON TERRIER Pups, CKC reg. vet checked, good pedigrees, nicely marked, To view: 604-406-2415 or 1-604-794-3786

GERMAN SHEPHERD puppies. CKC registered German working line pups. Blk/tan or black. Taking reservations now! Ready to go Feb 28. For pedigree info, go to www.obedienceplus.com $1,000/each. Call 778-571-2990

5005 SHIH TZU BIJON Pups. Family raised. 1st shots, dewormed, tri-colour. $550. 604-882-0137

STANDARD POODLE pups, CKC reg. brown, black & cream, Chwk. 604-823-2467 ..302-1761

Huski Pups ready mid Feb very healthy, $500-$600 1 604 537 1877

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P/B LABS, non papered, family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls

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Financial Services

$500$ LOAN SERVICE, by phone, no credit refused, quick and easy, payable over 6 or 12 installments. Toll Free: 1-877-776-1660 www.moneyprovider.com

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Personals

A BROWN EYED BEAUTY ✫ Phone 604-703-3080 ✫

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-311-9640, Meet on chatlines. Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+). GAY PHONE Chat. FREE TRIAL. 1-877-501-1012 Talk to or meet desirable guys in your area 24/7. Where private, confidential fantasies come true! 1-877-501-1012 GayLiveNetwork.com 18+

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Escort Services

JESSIE, 20, petite, blonde, Massage, stages, in/out. Pics. at backpage.com (escorts) 778-551-1747

Clean Sweep?

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Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

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604

630.3300

Houses - Sale

6020-01

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Call Chris today (604) 786-4663

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www.bcforeclosures.com 5 BR home from $19,500 down $1,925/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $99,900 597-8361 id4714 Maple Ridge spotless 947sf 1br condo above snrs cent 55+ $219,900 466-1882 id5262 New Westminster Price Reduced, 555sf 1br condo, view, $164,900 525-8577 id5081 Sry Sullivan Mews ground lvl 1200sf 2br 2ba tnhse, 55+complex $220K 834-6935 id5136 Sry E Newton 1 acre lot with 2600sf 6br 2.5ba bungalow $479,900 778-549-2056 id5198 Sry Bear Creek Park Reduced 1440sf rancher, gated 45+ $279,900 597-0616 id5234 Sry Guildford Quiet 909sf top fl 2br condo, many updates, view, $172K 588-5592 id5305

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MOBILE HOME pads available in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Hope. Call Chuck 604-830-1960 MOBILE HOMES Service Work Available 604-393-3087

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6020-34

Repossessed mobile homes to be moved, 1974-2008, 12 wide to be moved, FREE. 604-830-1960.

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Surrey

#48-15020-66A AVE, SURREY Senior Strata Complex, 55 +, 2 BR Cottage, 2 bath, all new appls, completely reno’d, new roof, gardens, well kept storage, $195 maintenance per month, includes electric & heat, $260,000 obo. For more info call 604-572-0036

Okanagen/ Interior

KELOWNA EXEC. 6 bdrm/7 bath completely furnished w/o rancher entertainers dream; 4 bdrms have ensuites, stunning lake/city/ mountain views. Gorgeous landscaping, sauna & salt pool. $1.5M. 1-877-762-7831

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RENTALS 6508

Apt/Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

6508

1 BDRM & 2 bdrm large suites, new paint & carpets, senior oriented, close to town, Criminal record check req’d. 604-798-1482 1 BR $650: incld heat hw & cable central Chwk, criminal Check & refs. avail immed. 778-549-3852 or 1-604-856-7390

2 BR Central Chwk, nr amen, gas f/p, insuite w/d, prkg, rent to own $675 neg, refs req 604-807-7527

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

9530 Fletcher St. 793-9572

Bach, 1 & 2 BR, $470 up heat & h/w, garbage incl, no pets, Chwk nr amens. Resident Mgr. Member of Crime Free Multi-housing, Now, 604-792-8974 leave msg.

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9330 Corbould St.

• Affordable (55+, no pets) • 2 bdrm & 1 bdrm + den, $575-$650/m • No Smoking • On-site manager • Possibly subsidy incentive program avail. for age 60+ • Crime Free Certified

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COLLAPSED SALE New SRI 14 wide selling at dealer cost. 1152 sq ft double wide $77,900. Glenbrook 604-830-1960

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COQ: 1980 Cape Horne, VIEW! 3 BR DUPLEX, dbl garage. National Home Warr. $499,900. By Owner/Builder. 604-522-3100

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6035

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6020-08

1 BR condo, central Chwk recent upgrades. Avail immediately. ns, np, 604-202-6631

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JACK RUSSELL pups smooth m/f, dewormed, 1 shots, tails docked, view parents, $450. 604-701-1587

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.

Accounting/ Bookkeeping

INCOME TAX

5017

Cares! GORGEOUS GREAT Dane x Rotti/

Money to Loan

ROTTWEILER BOXER Cross, 8 weeks old, $325 obo, 778-862-3568

BOXER CKC reg’d purebred puppies ready Feb 14. Fawn, 3Male 1Female $1200 604-302-5052

Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds. www. abetterlifedogrescue.com

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Investment

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A26 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 CHILLIWACK TIMES

LEGALS 5505

RENTALS 6508

Legal/Public Notices

Chwk 1 br apt, avail Mar. 1. Spacious. Balcony, centrally located, Edward St. Heat & Garbage incl’d, onsite laundry. Full cable package included ($62 value) $670. Heather 1-800-815-6311

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS CLIFFORD GEORGE VARCOE, deceased, formerly of Chilliwack, BC

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that creditors and others having claims against the estate of the above deceased are hereby required to send particulars thereof to the Administrator at c/o Farris LLP, Attention Sally Dennis, 25th Floor, 700 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3, on or before March 7, 2010, after which date the Administrator will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard only to the claims of which the Administrator then has notice.

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LYNWOOD APTS. Agassiz, 1br, heat & prkg incld. leave msg. 604-795-9953 or pm 796-3832

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

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Houses - Rent

2 BR, above grnd bsmt ste, own entry & prkg, high ceilings, shed $650 Yarrow. Now 604-556-4089 2 BR small older Home , Nr Mall in Vedder $850, 1/2mo d/d req’d, n/pets, avail immed. 604-703-8967 3 Bdrm Homes! Rent TO OWN! Poor Credit Ok, Low Down. Call Karyn 604-857-3597 3 BR, 2 ba, reno’s, bsmt, f/s, w/d, lrg yard. Rural Sardis, NS NP, refs $1295. March 1. 604-824-8864 3 BR +den, 2 bath, 1300sf, 3 level 4 appls, downtown Chwk, pet ok, $1200+util, now, 778-988-3624

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 www.chilliwack.com TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted above, on the following item: 1.

Apt/Condos

ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2011, No. 3742 (RZ000682) Locations: 46560, 46582 & 46594 Macken Avenue and 46593, 46607 & 46611 Yale Road

4 BDRM, 2 patio, lge bk yd, ns, small pet neg, Tyson area $1500/m + util. Avail April 1, 2011. Refs req’d ½mth DD. 604-703-5296 lve mess

NICE HOME, looking for a nice family to rent. Large 5bd house 2500sq, fenced yard, small workshop, 5appl, np,ns, refs and credit check. March1, $1550 plus dd 604-792-6633/604-792-4977

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Houses - Rent

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification Required Flexible Terms ABBOTSFORD - 3262 Clearbrook Road, 3 bedrooms with 2 bedroom legal suite. Only $1,751/m. Option Fee Required (604) 626-9647 (604) 657-9422 www.wesellhomesbc.com STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm HOUSE w/1 suite 2 f/p,Long term finance, new roof, RT-1..$1,288/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

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Office/Retail Rent

952SF GROUND flr. retail or office on Main St. Chwk, Cheap rent. call 1-604-291-1059

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Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM bsmt suite, furnished or unfurnished, with kitchen & bath, incl util $500 avail now 604-792-1423 1 BDRM + den, FFI, laundry, separate entrance, quiet area, n/p, n/s $700 incl util. 604-795-3598

To advertise call

604-795-4417 Apt/Condos

RENTALS | 604-793-2200

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM bright above grnd bsmt suite newer home, priv ent & yd, pkng, patio, quiet & mature tenant ns, fs, d/w, incl a/c all util + cable, internet, sh’d laundry, 1 cat ok, walking distance dwntwn refs credit check req $700. 604-703-1654 1 BR in 3 plex, fridge, stove, blinds, Chwk, $480/mo, leave msg, 604-795-9953 pm 796-3832 1 BR Promontory, bright, priv. no stairs, 5 appl, fp, $550+util, ns, pet neg. 604-858-7529, 798-7529 1BR.BSMT.SUITE $750, in Promisary Estate w/amazing view & priv entrance, Shared laundry, N/pets, Avail Immed. 530-0117 2 BDRM extra storage, f/p, avail immed, clean, bright , fenced yd, w/d & patio, on bus route. $750/m + util, NS, NP. Ph 604-858-3380 2 BR 1300 Sqft Daylight Suite. Huge Kitchen, dining, living room, laundry. 604 858 0896 $850 2 BR, W. Abbots, 1 yr old, own w/d, ns np, $800 incls utils & cable, avail now 604-856-4576

1 BEDROOM SUITE

3rd floor units, hot water included, coin laundry Agassiz $500 SUTTON GROUP

604-793-2200

LARGE BACHELOR & 1 BDRM SUITE Downtown area starting @ $450 includes utilities. SUTTON GROUP

604-793-2200

1 bdrm 2 level . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S. - $550

Owner:

Flora Park Development Company Ltd. and Hyun Ho Lee

Purpose:

To rezone the subject properties, as shown on the map below, from an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone and a CS2 (Tourist Commercial) Zone to an R4-A (Townhouse Multi-Family Residential) Zone, to facilitate development of townhouses.

Location Map

1 bdrm apt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Close to town, 4 appl. - $625 1 bdrm bsmt suite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . inclds util, f/s, w/d - $700 2 bdrm house . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sardis Park, 4 appl. - $1000 2 bdrm suite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Laminate Flr, heat incl - $600 2 bdrm mnflr suite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1200 sqft util incl- $1100 3 bdrm condo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 appl 2 bath - $1100 3 bdrm house . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sardis, garage - $1300 4 bdrm house . . . . 1 car gar, 2 bath, 3 appl. fmly rm - $1400 4 bdrm open plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . large country house - $1300 1294334_0208

Persons who deem that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed amendment bylaw will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are unable to attend, you may send your written submission, including your name and address, to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions will form part of the record of the Hearing. This proposed bylaw may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Wednesday, February 2, 2011 to Tuesday, February 15, 2011, both inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. Please direct your enquiries to our Planning & Strategic Initiatives Department at 604-793-2906. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Karla D. Graham, CMC City Clerk

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CHWK HAZEL. 2 BR, g/lev bsmt. priv w/d. $875/mo incl util. N/S. Pet neg. Av now. 604-309-2793

FAIRFIELD, Chwk. 2 BR, grd/lvl ste, private W/D. $875. N/S, Pet neg. Avail now. 604-309-2793 LRGE 2 BDRM BSTM suite in Promontory avail March 1st, close to school, own laundry rm & d/w, incl heat/hydro/cable, pet neg. $1050...604-649-0795 1 BDRM Sardis, bright bsmt, np ns, quiet mature $575 incl util + 1/2 damage dep 604-858-7747

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Townhouses Rent

AGASSIZ 2 BDRM newly painted t/h for mature adult, quiet area, f/s, elec heat, refs & D/D req’d . $650/m. Ph 604-796-2988

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Warehouse/ Commercial

WAREHOUSE & yard space avail immed. Located nr Lickman exit. Call for info 604-841-6381

604-795-4417 • www.househunting.ca Call or visit us online today to discover the latest listings in your favorite neighborhoods!


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Domestic

1998 EAGLE TALON ESI, 170k, 2.0 L, excellent condition, 5 spd, no accidents, silver exterior, grey interior. $3500. 604-763-3223

DAILY DRIVERS

EVERYDAY LOW PRICES! SPORT UTILITY- 4X4

JEEP • 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee #AP4162

$5995

#AP7092 Loaded, leather

$4295

#AP7169 4X4

$5969

#IJT40815

$4995

#1FA37856 4X4, 7 PASS

$7128

• 1999 Chev Tahoe LT • 2002 GMC Jimmy

• 1997 Jeep Laredo

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

POWERBOATS IN SUMMER, Snowmobiles in Winter, ATV’s in between! GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. Learn to repair small engines, recreational vehicles. First step to Apprenticeship. On-campus residences. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview THE ONE - THE ONLY - The only one in Canada! Only authorized Harley Davidson Technician Program at GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. September 2011 intake. On-campus residences. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview TWO WHEELIN’ EXCITEMENT! Motorcycle Mechanic Program. GPRC Fairview Campus, Alberta. Hands-on training for street, offroad, dual sport bikes. Write 1st year apprenticeship exam. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

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Scrap Car Removal

CARS

CORVETTE • 1988 CORVETTE ROADSTER #AP8097 79,000K

$9995

#AP5013 Loaded

$3993

• 2003 Monte Carlo • 1999 Honda Accord

$5991

#AP7127 2 DOOR WAS $6995

TRUCKS & VANS

CARAVAN • 2000 Dodge Caravan

#AP5030 MILLENNIUM ED, LOW KM

$3995

RANGER • 2003 Ford Ranger #AP4073 V-6,AUTO

$5995

#AP5022 NO ACCIDENTS

$5385

• 2003 Kia Sedona EX

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

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

We will pay up to $

30000

for most complete vehicles ~ FREE TOWING ~

• 1989 Chev Silverado #AP3031 V-8 2WD

• 1997 GMC Sierra 1500 #AP3063 144,000K, 4X4

$1595 $5995

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

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

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

• 2001 Honda Odyssey EX #AP7041 POWER DOORS

$5900

MOTORCYCLES

• 2007 Yamaha FZ 600 #JY00059

$5000

#AP009 WAS $5795

$5000

• 2007 Yamaha YZF 600

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

Steve 778-828-0055 Dale 604-799-0310 alparkerautosales.com

1294255_0208

DL#10257

9173

Vans

1993 GMC 1 Ton Cube Van, air care, propane, 17.5ft box, new tires, $4000 obo, 604-858-3913

2005 PONTIAC Montana SV6. Loaded! CD/DVD, 1 owner, no accid. $8750 obo. 604-536-7975

9175

Wanted

WE PAY CA$H FOR CLEAN USED CARS, TRUCKS, VANS and SUV’S DL#9723

serving the valley since 1989

45895 Airport Rd,Chilliwack

604-701-6008

9522

RV’s/Trailers

2003 ADVENTURER 90 RDS camper, dinette push out, winter pkg, elec jacks, awning, full bath, $12,900, pics avail 604-824-1710 GM FACTORY kept camperized van $3000. 604-796-2772

9105

Auto Miscellaneous

4 dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd, AC #2013........................... $4,450

2004 Toyota Matrix

4 dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd, loaded #2140........................... $4,795

1999 Nissan Pathfinder Chilkoot

8065

Contracting

DoYouWant to Build a New Home? • Are you looking for a quality built home? • Do you want to build at builders cost? • Do you want to save thousands on HST? Call John Campbell

604-316-6321 or cbjohn@shaw.ca 10YearWarranty

Quality, Pride, Commitment

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

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1997 TOYOTA RAV4, awd, new tires, maintained well 249 K, newer tran $3900. 604-792-3288 1998 DODGE Ram, V8, 179,000 kms, p/w, 4 wheel drive, extra set of tiress, ex shape $5000 obo 604-824-6199

Renovations Basements Additions One call does it all! Free Estimates Phone Wayne 604-845-1141

8075

Drywall

4 dr, V6, auto, fully loaded #1987 ........................... $4,995 4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, fully loaded 147,000 km, #65 ........... $2,895

2001 Subaru Legacy

ADW, 4 dr, auto, 4 cyl, fully loaded, 171,800 km, #1314........................... $4,100

2003 Chevy Tracker

4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, PSPD, AC, Cruise, Only 89,000 km! #1001......................... $12,900

2001 Suzuki XL7

V6, 4 dr, auto, fully loaded, 184,000 km, #3762...... $6,600

8140 Young St., Chilliwack

604-795-5454

All Drywall and Renovations Basement specialist! No job too BIG or small. Shane 604-807-3076

8080

Electrical

J.H. ELECTRIC lic # 7474. New installations, repairs, service. No job too small. Jim 604-798-5742 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

Flooring/ Refinishing

8105

Century Hardwood Floors ★Hardwood flr refinishing ★Repairs ★ Staining ★ Free Estimate. Contact 604-376-7224

DL# 9898

Accelerate your car buying

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

2000 JEEP TJ Sport, Grn, hard/ soft top, 4 l, 6 cyl, 124,038kms. Gd cond. $10,995. 604-530-2839

9160

Sports & Imports

1990 TOYOTA Celica auto, air cared, white, 210K, $750, D9921 Abbotsford area 604-855-6522

9105

Auto Miscellaneous

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

$

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

No Application Refused

All Makes & Models, New & PreOwned

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

www.autocreditfast.ca (we are secure & confidential)

To advertise in the Classifieds call

HOME SERVICES

2004 Toyota Echo

2000 Hyundai Sonata

9155 ODYSSEY

2009 HONDA Civic. 4 dr, 5 spd manual, many options, 13,000k, blue. $8500 firm. 604-538-4883

1990 Mercedes 560 SEL AirCared, fully loaded, leather, heated seats, pw, pl, alarm, pwr sunroof, pwr seats, CD, new tires & brakes, 228,000 km, runs well. $1800 obo. 604.316.1018 2000 Ford Crown Victoria AirCared, mint interior, needs new engine, a/c, pwr pkg, 124,000 km, 75hp nitrous boost, dual 2.5 exhaust, Posi, very clean. $850 obo.604.316.1018 2004 Ford F350 Lariat Supercrew, turbo diesel, loaded, leather, sunroof, 260,000 km., runs great. $13,500. 604.316.1018 or 604.793.3010. 2000 BUELL LIGHTNING 1200 by Harley Davidson All black. Perfect running condition. Only 10,500 original km. One of the last motors built by John Andres of JARZ Performance. Super fast and super fun! $6000 obo. Call 604.316.1018. 2003 Cougar 32’ fifth wheel In exc cond; two large slides; lots of solid oak cabinets, oak table w/4 oak chairs; 2 arm chairs, ent. unit; a/c, furnace; hydraulic front jacks; large awning; heated underbelly; corner shower; queen bed, closet, dresser; new washer/dryer; lg living room window; skylight; too many extras to mention. $19,900. 604.316.1018

1284504_1207

THE SCRAPPER SILVERADO

2001 HYUNDAI XG 300, 200,000 kms, leather & p/w, p/d & trunk, tires are brand new, ex shape $5000 obo 604-824-6199

Auto Miscellaneous

8160

Lawn & Garden

8220

MowMyMen 604.791.8826

Complete Lawn Care Services

▲ Hedge Pruning ▲ Rubbish Removal ▲ Yard Cleanup

Residential • Strata • Comm

Insured • Bonded FREE ESTIMATES

• • • • •

Plumbing

New Installations Renovations Repairs All Work GUARANTEED Licensed with 30 yrs exp Low Rates Phone 604-798-6370

8240

604-794-3388

DOUBLE O VENTURES ' Transform old concrete ' Interior & Exterior » Vinyl Sundecks » Railings » Siding & Soffits Quality & Satisfaction Guaranteed Free Estimates 604-703-0178 or 604-798-0578 doubleoventures@telus.net

PRIDE PAINTING

$299

Find it in the Classifieds!

Call Rob to book today 604-819-5693

Interior and Exterior Painting

PRIMO PAINTING

Interior & Exterior Interior Special Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB

15% OFF

604-723-8434 8205 Paving/Seal Coating ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Plumbing

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

E-mail: bradscontracting@telus.net

Roofing

CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts!

Need help with your Home Renovation?

3 Room Special from

Brad Woodrow: (604) 799-5117

On Top Since 1961

LANDSCAPE AWAY

Painting/ Wallpaper

~ Quality Work ~

Kitchens • Bathrooms •Tiling Flooring ��� Basements

8250

U PICKUP OR WE DELIVER

8195

Brad’s Renovations

• Countertop Resurfacing • Bathtub & Tile Reglazing • Cabinet Door Re-Facing • Finishing Carpentry 604-825-3884 Toll Free: 1-877-668-4164 www.almegaresurfacing.com

• Bark Mulch • Mushroom Manure

604-845-1467

Renovations & Home Improvement

Renovations & Home Improvement

PERFECT FOR LAWNS & GARDENS Also Available

• Lawncutting • Retaining Walls Residential * Strata * Commercial ________________________

8240

NORTH GATE PLUMBING By Gord

Organic Screened & Blended

• Winter Clean up / Snow Removal • Complete Lawn Care • Turf Installation • Pruning & Gardening • Landscape Design & Upgrades

604-795-4417

1292525_0128

$2395

#A3064 4X4, AUTO WAS $2495

9105

1291589_0125

• 1990 Jeep Cherokee Sport

Sports & Imports

CA$H

• 2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

JEEP

9160

1292916_0201

9125

Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Family owned & operated since 1962

604-792-1479

8315

Tree Services

Complete Tree Care 1288656_0111

AUTOMOTIVE

• Dangerous Removals • Crown Reductions • Wind Firming-Brush Chipping • Portable Sawmill

Call Dan Blake 604.846.4963 Seniors Discount

New Year, New Look Refer to the Home Services section for all your home improvement, decorating, and design needs.


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SQ. FT.

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4

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HARDWOOD

• 2 1/4” X 3/4” Oak (Auburn) ........................ $1.29 SQ FT. • 3 1/4” X 3/4” Birch (Dark Finish) ................. $1.99 SQ FT. Roll ends and remnants at sell off prices. Quick installation assured on all in-stock products All prices are material only

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SQ FT.

• Random lengths of vinyl rolls from ......... $.99 SQ FT.

for dots, Suitabs,le ar ma mat cetc. er.

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Chilliwack Times February 8 2011