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Great day for a picnic!

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Mayor Lois Jackson was the special guest at the Delta Community Living Society family picnic at Kirkland House in Ladner last Friday. The event had music, face painting, a barbecue and more for adults with developmental disabilities, their families, friends and caregivers.

Even bigger plans for reserve Colliers says 1,100-home project is only a portion of the almost 5,000 homes possible in enterprise zone SANDOR GYARMATI

A major housing proposal by the Tsawwassen First Nation could be just the tip of the iceberg in a huge residential transformation of the reserve. The TFN has been focusing on growing its industrial base since signing a treaty, but housing is another significant component looming on the horizon that could radically change the face of South Delta. The first move in that regard surfaced this month when a pair of band families began advertising

123 continuous acres that are said within the TFN’s enterprise zone Shores, Stahaken and on lots to have the development potential is a whopping 4,844 single-famalong Tsawwassen Beach. of upwards of 1,100 single-family ily homes, 9,688 townhouses or The TFN land use plan states lots. Colliers International recent11,840 condos. the housing development takly issued a request for proposals In addition, even more homes ing place at the neighbouring from interested developers to buy could become a reality in several Tsawwassen Golf and Country the land, designated Club “provides and as an enterprise zone excellent opporEnough growth without Southlands within the TFN’s Page 4 tunity for TFN to land use plan, on a develop a market areas designated within the TFN’s housing subdivision consisting 99-year pre-paid lease. In an interview last week, Chief land use plan as future multi-fam- of multi-family housing adjacent ily and single family development. to the golf course.” The plan also Kim Baird said the project is not Much of that land is controlled by notes there are opportunities to an initiative of the band’s council, the band. but the individual members who develop additional multi-family Currently, there are approxiown the land. units adjacent to Tsatsu Shores mately 500 non-native residents According to Colliers and along the base of the bluff as living on the reserve at Tsatsu International, potential housing well as south of Highway 17.

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The TFN says its land use plan supports the development of “a complete community” by creating diverse neighbourhoods with a range of housing types. As far as the housing development that’s now planned within the enterprise zone, Howie Charter, managing director of Colliers International, told the Optimist the long-term lease provides a sense of certainty. “We’re planning on using the very same contractual models that are being used at Simon Fraser and at UBC, because there’s a very high degree of market acceptance for those models,” he said.


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July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A03

Hospital gets boost to ER staffing

Significant increase in patient load since 2006 had ER doctors calling on province to provide more funding BY

SANDOR GYARMATI

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Delta Hospital’s emergency ward will get additional staffing in a new contract between emergency room doctors and the provincial government. Health Services Minister Kevin Falcon announced this week that 19 hospitals across the province will have increased physician shifts, including Delta Hospital, where the fulltime equivalent staff will go up from 7.3 to 9.15. The ministry and B.C.

Medical Association announced that over the next two years, the government would invest a total of $146 million for physician services in hospitals — $12 million more than the previous agreement. Periodically, the province and emergency physicians will review the changing demand in emergency rooms to ensure funding is allocated appropriately. The ministry and the emergency physicians agreed on how to distribute the new resources by using a rigorous model, the ministry stated.

Dr. Navdeep Grewal, spokesperson for the emergency physicians at Delta Hospital, said she’s pleased with the increase, noting they’ll be able to add one much needed shift. In an interview a few weeks ago, Grewal warned that patient demand at the ER has grown significantly since 2006. The hospital had not increased its staffing, she said, noting that

patient wait times were steadily increasing. Emergency room physicians across the province had gone public about what they said were serious staffing shortages, due in part to a stalemate in talks with the government. The three-year contract for ER physicians expired at the end of March, but Grewal said money was not

an issue for the doctors. She explained a joint committee of provincial officials, the B.C. Medical Association and ER doctors was created three years earlier to find a better formula for ER staffing at the 19 hospitals. The committee failed to reach a consensus and dissolved at the end of 2009. In an interview responding to the concerns raised a couple of months ago, Falcon told the Optimist the ministry and BCMA would jointly determine where additional resources

are needed most, just as what had been done in 2007 when there was an increase in full-time equivalent staff across the province by more than seven per cent, with Delta Hospital seeing an increase as well. He also noted, “In partnership with the Delta Hospital Foundation, we have also made significant capital investments to improve emergency department congestion at Delta Hospital, providing nearly $1.5 million to triple the floor space of the Delta ER.”

Athletes given send off for B.C. Summer Games PHOTO BY

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The Delta Spirit of B.C. Community Committee hosted special send off on Thursday night for Delta athletes headed for next week’s B.C. Summer Games in Langley. The contingent received good luck messages from a number of well-wishers, including Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington, Mayor Lois Jackson and 2008 field hockey Olympian and national team member Mark Pearson. The Games run from July 22-25.

Kwantlen defends relationship with Century Group opposed to Southlands development concerned; university official calls deal part of modern academia BY

SANDOR GYARMATI

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Opponents of Southlands development have called the relationship between Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the Century Group into question. Southlands the Facts said this week that information obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request revealed that in the spring of 2009, Century Group and Kwantlen signed a memorandum of understanding in which Century Group agreed to pay the university consulting services fees, and to provide additional endowment funding upon the approval of a development application for Southlands. Century Group has been marketing its development

proposal by using research performed by Kwantlen promoting agriculturalurbanism, however, neither party had disclosed the relationship and funding agreement, said the opponents. “The lack of disclosure is certainly disturbing,” stated Dana Maslovat, one of the organizers of Southlands the Facts, in a news release. “With any research, the organization has a responsibility to divulge their funding sources so that the public may form their own opinions of any potential bias in the conclusions. Rather than an independent research institution, this agreement basically turns KPU into a lobbyist for Century Group.” The Century Group is proposing to build 1,900 housing units of various

forms on the Southlands. Under the plan, 42 per cent (about 200 acres) of the land would be dedicated to urban agriculture and handed over to Delta. The proposal also includes a new Kwantlen campus that would focus on sustainable agricultural practices. Saying he’s upset some are trying to manufacture a controversy over his partnership with the university, Century Group president Sean Hodgins noted the memorandum has been made public since early this year when they created the ImagineSouthlands website. Hodgins also said he has spoken publicly on several occasions about Century’s commitment to a number of agricultural-related improvements to the land that will be dedicated to the

community. Chief among them, he noted, is the financial support to Kwantlen to create a “Centre of Urban Agriculture.” Responding to the questioning of his university’s motives, Jason Dyer, Kwantlen’s executive director of research and scholarship, told the Optimist that universities are evolving. They are more accountable to the public and funding agencies, needing to be seen to be doing something rather than just teaching, he said, noting what his university is doing is part of modern academia. “You name an institution, they do it. We’re engaged in what I call socially relevant research, which is where often research universities will be hired by government, both provincial and

federal, municipal and private organizations and companies to undertake research for them, usually around feasibility studies or policy statements.” Dyer said government funding is so small that universities must look elsewhere, but what’s more often the case is that others will seek to partner with post-secondary institutions. “Kwantlen is engaged with municipalities and companies all over our area. They come to us with a problem and we try to answer it. We call it sponsored research and it’s part of normal academia,” he said. As an institution, Dyer said, Kwantlen respects the academic integrity and freedoms of its researchers. One of many projects

Kwantlen is undertaking is a farm school in partnership with the City of Richmond. Dyer said it would teach people about urban agriculture, while the vision for the Southlands is to put that experience into practice. “The Century Group ultimately wants to put our expertise into practice and that was part of the feasibility study. Can this be done? We’d love to expand this to other municipalities,” he added. At a Tsawwassen Area Plan Committee meeting earlier this year, Kent Mullinix, a sustainable horticulture specialist with the university, made a presentation explaining how the Southlands would be an ideal site for what he termed “municipally enabled agriculture.”


A04 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

Utilities to be wrapped in graffiti-resistant vinyl PHOTO BY

SANDOR GYARMATI

Delta will decorate several traffic signal, hydro and pump station kiosks with a graffiti-resistant vinyl film to deter unsightly spray paint tagging. Staff looked at how other cities, including Surrey and Burnaby, have wrapped utility kiosks with artistic vinyl and found it has been successful at reducing both instances of graffiti and the cost of cleanup. The decorative wrappings here will portray scenes that reflect the area. Council approved the $6,000 expenditure this week.

ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? The 2010 Local Government By-Election for the Office of Councillor

will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2010

Who Can Vote in the Election?

In order to vote in the Local Government By-Election a person must, on the day of voting, qualify either as a Resident Elector or Non-Resident Property Elector. You must not be disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in the election and must be registered as a Delta elector.

A Resident Elector must:

• be 18 years of age or older on voting day • be a Canadian citizen • have been a resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately before voting day • have been a resident of Delta for at least 30 days before voting day

A Non-Resident Property Elector must:

• not be entitled to register as a Resident Elector • be 18 years of age or older on voting day • be a Canadian citizen • have been a resident in British Columbia for at least six months immediately before voting day • have been the owner of real property in Delta for at least 30 days immediately before voting day.

If there is more than one person who is the registered owner of real property, only one of those individuals may register as a Non-Resident Property Elector in relation to that property. Landed immigrants who are not yet Canadian citizens, are not permitted to vote.

How to Register to Vote?

You must be registered to vote. The Corporation of Delta uses the Provincial Voters List as the basis of the Delta Voters List. If you are currently registered as a Provincial Elector, as a resident of Delta, your name has been automatically placed on the Delta Voters List. If your name is not on the Provincial Voters List, you may register to have your name added to the Delta Voters List, at the following municipal offices, during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, except holidays): Office of the Municipal Clerk Delta Municipal Hall 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent

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Advance Registration will not be permitted after the close of regular business at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2010.

Enough growth without developing Southlands

Opponents point to TFN reserve, golf course and infill BY

SANDOR GYARMATI

sgyarmati@delta-optimist.com

The major housing project planned for the Tsawwassen First Nation reserve is another argument against housing for the contentious Southlands property. That’s the view of Southlands the Facts spokesperson Dana Maslovat, commenting this week on a recent Delta Optimist story about a plan by a pair of TFN families to sell 123 acres that have the development potential for upwards of 1,100 singlefamily lots. “This is something that we have been talking for some time. It’s not that we’re opposed to growth, but there’s a lot of growth already planned and that needs to be taken into account,” said Maslovat. Southlands the Facts

has been lobbying to stop housing proposed for the Southlands. The owner of the property, the Century Group, has put forward a proposal that includes 1,900 units as well as a large portion of the site handed over to the municipality for urban agriculture. According to a design brief by the Century Group, the development, following concepts of new urbanism, would contain a variety of housing types ranging from cottages and granny flats to low-rise apartments and smaller family units. However, Maslovat noted that in addition to the hundreds of condos and townhomes under construction at the Tsawwassen Golf and Country Club, there’s also going to be a large amount of infill development taking place in the community. “They (Tsawwassen Area Plan Committee) talked

about some of the plans for infill, the potential for town centre infill to reach 31,000 people, which is a 10,000person increase,” he said. “What we’ve been talking about from the beginning is the suggestion from Century or anyone that Tsawwassen is going to wither up and die if we don’t get this development at the Southlands is that there’s lots of development going on and lots of potential people coming to Tsawwassen without having to put houses on farmland,” Maslovat said. Meanwhile, the Tsawwassen Area Plan Committee, which was to discuss the results of a municipal survey on several topics, including development on the Southlands, cancelled its meeting this week. Another meeting will be scheduled later this month.

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July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A05

Gambling addict is suing B.C. Lottery Corporation BY

JESSICA KERR

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A North Delta woman launched a lawsuit against the B.C. Lottery Corporation this week alleging the company’s self-exclusion program failed to help her curb her gambling addiction. Joyce May Ross filed a civil suit in B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday alleging negligence and breach of contract by BCLC and two Lower Mainland casinos for failing to stop her from entering the two facilities and gambling away more than $300,000. Ross has made headlines this week as the first person to ever sue the lottery corporation for not stopping her from gambling. The 54-year-old selfemployed businessperson started gambling around 1999 and by 2005 she was doing so on a daily basis, sometimes spending more than $1,000 a day. According to court documents filed this week, in June 2007, after suffering significant losses at both Fraser Downs and Cascades casinos, Ross,

feeling like she had lost any control over her gambling, went back to Fraser Downs to sign up for the BCLC Voluntary SelfExclusion program. The program allows people who feel they have a problem with gambling to sign up to exclude themselves from B.C. casinos. Participants in the program are photographed and sign a contract willingly barring themselves from gaming facilities for a period of six months to three years. Ross signed up thinking if she entered a casino in the future she would be escorted out by security. However, after a few weeks of staying away from gambling, she successfully entered and gambled at a Victoria casino. A few weeks after that, she has back gambling at Fraser Downs and Cascades. She claims that during the three years she was in the program, she lost about $331,000. Ross is seeking damages and restitution of the money she lost after joining the program.

Students get taste of policing

Graduates celebrate end of rigorous week-long summer academy BY

JESSICA KERR

jkerr@delta-optimist.com

Twenty local students were standing a little taller and a little prouder this week as they completed the annual Delta Police Student Police Academy. On Tuesday, the 16 young men and four young women celebrated the end of a rigorous week, which included firearms and driver training, lessons in control tactics and operational scenarios, legal studies, drills and physical fitness. This summer marks the sixth year the department has hosted the academy. “This is an excellent program and allows young people a glimpse of what our officers experience in training and in their day-today duties,” said chief Jim Cessford upon inspecting the graduating class. “I am proud of the hard work that our officers put into not only this program but other youth initiatives,” said Cessford. “I also appreciate the effort of each student during this challenging week. I look forward to seeing some of them graduating from the

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Students got a glimpse of police training and day-to-day duties during the Delta police department’s annual summer academy this week. Justice Institute as Delta police recruits.” The program focuses on teaching the students that police work is a team effort focused on turning individual skills into collective

ability. Class valedictorian Jelisa Massoud summed up what the group had learned: “... most importantly, your team is your team, you train together, you sweat togeth-

er, you suffer together and you win together,” she said. “Thank you guys for being an awesome team and thank you so much constables for giving us an experience we will never forget.”

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Route to finish line not direct TED MURPHY

MURPHY’S LAW It says something not too flattering about direct democracy rules in this province that the Fight HST folks are already planning their next move. You’d think that after collecting more than 700,000 signatures, equivalent to almost half the voters in the last provincial election, they’d be basking in the glow of having changed public policy when it comes to the wildly unpopular harmonized sales tax. Surely an outpouring of that magnitude would result in some meaningful modifications to the way in which government operates, but, sadly, that doesn’t appear it’s going be the case. With their efforts likely to result in little more than a failed bill in the legislature (at least from a procedural perspective), they will soon turn their attention to recall efforts against what they consider to be vulnerable Liberal MLAs. And, just like the citizen petition, they’ll find the sledding difficult because B.C.’s direct democracy legislation is simply set up for failure. When it comes to recall, compared to the citizen petition, the numbers are daunting: rather than three months to collect the signatures of 10 per cent of registered voters, recall gives organizers just two months to sign up a much more hefty 40 per cent of those on the voters list. Granted, this only needs to be accomplished in a single constituency, not the entire province like the anti-HST petition, but even so it’s such an uphill battle it’s never been accomplished before, although one MLA did resign when recallers got close. Delta South voters know just how difficult it is to recall an MLA, having lived through a near-successful one of former Liberal Val Roddick eight years ago. Even with widespread unrest over cuts to Delta Hospital services, it still wasn’t enough to unseat our elected representative as a couple thousand invalid signatures dropped the total collected just below the threshold necessary for victory. With Fight HST’s petition doomed for failure in Victoria at the hands of the ruling Liberals, its volunteer army will more than likely be mobilized early next year to embark on the treacherous road that is recall. It will be another attempt at making direct democracy work, an effort to get government to take notice of the electorate’s discontent by plucking some of its members from the benches of the legislature. Whether this dedicated bunch can make it happen remains to be seen. Legislation says it’s possible, but history hasn’t been so kind.

Sweatin’ the small stuff on behalf of Tsawwassenites IAN ROBERTSON

COMMUNITY COMMENT The Ipsos Reid survey report of the Tsawwassen Area Plan questions is in, and there are some who feel Delta council should have followed the chief administrative officer’s (CAO) report to the letter. I am not one of them. As I understand it, the CAO had a copy of the report only hours before it was presented to council. In a typical situation the CAO makes recommendations to council on matters coming before it. I assume that happened here. Some ask: “What needs more study?” “Why not simply implement according to the survey results?” One question dealt with residential building heights, which is of more significance to those in Beach Grove and in Boundary Bay than to the rest of us because they are confronted by larger/monster houses wedged between smaller cottages.

The Tsawwassen Area Plan Committee was drafting guidelines for heights in those communities. Councillors Bruce McDonald and Scott Hamilton were correct in suggesting the CAO’s recommendations be referred to the committee, and that the committee carefully consider them. Committee members will get finer details from the survey data as McDonald has already asked for a “drilling down” of data into some neighbourhoods. The town centre building height of four storeys is something I can support with a caveat. The current building owners attended a committee meeting last winter and indicated little interest in redeveloping with that height limit, thus consigning us to another decade or two of no change. We asked them about increased height, and until we got to eight to 10 storeys their eyes didn’t light up. My request for a land economist to tell us if four storeys are practical (it was in 1990) was left on the table. So, following the survey’s recommendation of a fourstorey maximum is to accept what we have for the foreseeable future. Increasing density in residential areas is a subject yet to be concluded by the committee. Our discussion draft suggests increasing the

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density along major traffic routes within Tsawwassen in the form of row housing and, in some cases, apartments. The first and big question for many was the Southlands, where 62 per cent of residents in the survey said no to development. Where we go with this result remains to be seen; many more steps are needed to reach a conclusion and to incorporate a comprehensive policy. It will be a major part of the discussion when the area plan comes out this fall for public feedback and debate, and then a public hearing. Running in parallel, and with no coordination, is the Tsawwassen First Nation plan to build 1,100 housing units north of Highway 17 and west of 52nd Street (towards the ocean). This, along with the Tsawwassen Golf and Country Club redevelopment, may come close to being the number of units wanted by the Century Group for the Southlands. Those two developments will significantly increase our population from what we have today. Where do we go? Enjoy summer while some of us sweat over the detail. In the fall your council will be out asking for more opinions and you can express them at that time.

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Public Hearing: July 27, 2010 The Municipal Council of The Corporation of Delta will hold a Public Hearing, in accordance with the Local Government Act, to consider the following proposed projects and related applications: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 7:00 pm Council Chamber, Delta Municipal Hall, 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta BC V4K 3E2

A Council meeting is scheduled to immediately follow this Public Hearing in the event Council wishes to give further consideration to any projects at that time. Additional Information Additional information, copies of the bylaw, supporting staff reports, and any relevant background documentation may be reviewed until June 22, 2010. Municipal Hall: Website: Email: Phone: Hours:

Community Planning and Development Department www.corp.delta.bc.ca com-pln-dev@corp.delta.bc.ca 604.946.3380 8:00 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday

“Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6855 To amend the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from RS1 Single Family Residential to RS6 Single Family (460 m2) Residential. Development Variance Permit LU005936 To vary the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: (i) Section 636C by reducing the minimum average lot depth from 30 m to 25.4 m; and (ii) Section 632C by reducing the minimum rear setback for a principal structure from 9 m to 7.5 m. To vary Section 5.4 of the “Delta Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” to accept cash-in-lieu of water main improvements. Staff Contact: John Hopkins 604.952.3155 Web Location: Regular Meeting: July 12, 2010 E.03

Project No. 1 Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU005930)

Location: 8118 114 Street, Delta as shown on MAP NO. 1

MAP NO. 1 (File No. LU005930)

To amend the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from S2 Personal Care II to RS4 Single Family (610 m2) Residential. Development Variance Permit LU005930 To vary Section 636A of the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by reducing the minimum lot width from 20 m to 19.5 m. To vary Section 5.2(b) of the “Delta Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” to accept cash-in-lieu of road improvements, including ornamental street lighting and concrete sidewalk. Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro 604.952.3163 Web Location: Regular Meeting: July 12, 2010 E04

Project No. 2 Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit. (File No. LU005936)

Location: 11229 and 11231 91 Avenue, Delta as shown on MAP NO. 2

Development Variance Permit LU005911 To vary the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” as follows: (i) Section 636A by reducing the minimum average lot depth from 30 m to 28 m for proposed Lot 1 and 25 m for proposed Lot 2.

MAP NO. 4 (File No. LU005911)

(ii) Section 632A by varying the rear setback requirement for a principal structure from 9 m to 6 m for proposed Lot 2; and (iii) Section 607(3) by varying the setback requirement for windows of all habitable rooms above the first storey and facing the rear of the lot from the rear lot boundary from 9 m to 6.5 m for proposed Lot 2. To vary Section 5.4(b) of the “Delta Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” by accepting cash-in-lieu of water main upgrade along the Byron Road frontage. Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro 604.952.3163 Web Location: Regular Meeting: June 7, 2010 E.05

Proposal: Application for Rezoning, Development Permit and Development Variance Permit to allow construction of a single storey commercial building on the subject site. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6874

Applicant: The Corporation of Delta Telephone: 604.946.3380

MAP NO. 3 (File No. LU005832)

To amend the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject site from C4 Service Station Commercial to C1 Core Commercial. Development Permit LU0005832 To regulate the form and character of the proposed commercial building. Development Variance Permit LU005832 To vary Section 913 of the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by reducing the special front building setback from the centre line of 120 Street from 24.25 m to 18.2 m. To vary Section 5.2(b) of the “Delta Subdivision and Development Standards Bylaw No. 5100, 1994” to accept cash-in-lieu of road improvements and installation of ornamental street lighting.

Project No. 4 Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU005911)

Location: 8704 Byron Road, Delta as shown on MAP NO. 4 Applicant: Sarabjit and Permjit Bains Telephone: 604.582.7508 MAP NO. 2 (File No. LU005936)

The Corporation of Delta 4500 ClarenceTaylor Crescent Delta BCV4K 3E2

Project No. 5 Application for amendments to the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” (File No. P06-12)

Location: All lands in Delta

Staff Contact: Tanya Mitchner 604.952.3472 Web Location: Regular Meeting: June 28, 2010 E.05

Applicant: Damaze Corporation Telephone: 604.617.0168 Proposal: Application for Official Community Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Development Variance Permit to allow subdivision into and development of two single family residential lots.

To amend the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” by rezoning the subject property from RS1 Single Family Residential to RS4 Single Family (610 m2) Residential.

Applicant: Hywel Jones Telephone: 604.733.1599

Proposal: Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit to allow construction of a single family dwelling. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6762

Project No. 3 Application for Rezoning, Development Permit and Development Variance Permit (File No. LU005832)

Location: 6485 120 Street, Delta as shown on MAP NO. 3

Applicant: Daljit Singh Kooner Telephone: 604.834.5154

To amend the land use designation of the subject property from Single Family Residential (SFR) to Infill Single Family (ISF).

“Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6862

Proposal: Application for Rezoning and Development Variance Permit to allow a 2-lot subdivision and retain a single family dwelling under construction on proposed Lot 1.

Proposal: Application to amend the “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” in order to address various housekeeping issues including: “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 2750, 1977” Amendment Bylaw No. 6782 (i) Clarifying the definitions of Front Lot Line, Fronting Street, Permitted Projections and Site Coverage; (ii) Providing definitions for Accessory Use, Permitted Use, Rear Lot Line and Side Lot Line; (iii) Clarifying Permitted Projections regulations; (iv) Removing second storey rear window setback requirements; and (v) Clarifying landscaping regulations for single family and duplex dwellings. Staff Contact: Lisa King 604.952.3164 Web Location: Regular Meeting: June 28, 2010 E.04

Anyone who believes that their interest in property will be affected by the proposed projects shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the bylaws and/or proposed by the applications. Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to communicate to Council in advance of the Public Hearing, you can write to: Mayor and Council 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent. Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Fax: 604.946.3390 Email: mayor-council@corp.delta.bc.ca To be considered, correspondence must be received by the Office of the Municipal Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any project after the Public Hearing has concluded. 07218972

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July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A09 Letters to the Editor

Public input lacking on Centennial improvements Editor: At its meeting on July 12, Delta council endorsed a Metro Vancouver plan whereby the public will not be consulted regarding the location of a proposed washroom/concession/ future restaurant building on municipally-owned land at Centennial Beach. Metro is planning to construct a combination washroom/concession with provision for a future res-

taurant — a single building trying to be all things to all users — in an area just north of the newly constructed play area. This location is a considerable distance from the current washroom location and main beach activity area and is adjacent to a sensitive habitat area. Further, it appears from Metro Vancouver’s Centennial Beach Site Concept Plan that this

single structure is designed to service the entire beach/ park area. The assertion that public will not be consulted regarding the building location is contained in the council report, Centennial Beach Concept Plan and Washroom/Concession Building Replacement Update, available on Delta’s website. Council endorsed Metro’s plan for relocation of the

existing washroom/concession building to this new site despite the fact Metro acknowledges the new location is contentious, and that even Delta council members (Scott Hamilton and Robert Campbell) argue is the wrong location. Council also instructed staff to “enter into discussion regarding modifying the lease to address Metro’s concerns with placing the washroom/concession

building on municipal land.” In addition to other provisions, Metro wants changes in its lease to “ensure that Metro Vancouver retains the ability to build a destination restaurant at a future date.” Thus it appears Delta council is prepared to enter into a binding lease agreement with Metro to permit future construction of a destination restaurant, a use

that is not currently permitted on public use zoned parkland. Once again, council appears to be following its own agenda without proper public consultation. In this case, it appears to be willing to allow Metro Vancouver planners to proceed with whatever they decide — without input from park users or Delta residents. Kent Warmington

New arrivals put pressure on to construct thousands of housing units data and projections. It reads in part: “The major factor driving population growth over this period [2007-2036] will be migration to British Columbia. International migration will account for 75.1 per cent of the population gain, followed by interprovincial migration at 24.6 per cent, and natural increase (births minus deaths) at about 0.2

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A12 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

Party crashers turn out to be thieves The following are some of the calls of interest the Delta police responded to in the South Delta area between Monday, July 5 and Sunday, July 11: Tsawwassen • July 5, 9:45 p.m., 5500-block of 9th Avenue: Unknown youths were reported knocking down fence panels. Subjects were gone upon arrival and no description or direction of travel was available. • July 6, 11:05 p.m., 5500-block of 12th Avenue: A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a male after marijuana, cocaine, a scale, money and a score sheet were discovered. All items were seized for evidence and the vehicle was towed. • July 8, 6:38 a.m., 5800block of 16th Avenue: A resident reported a suspicious vehicle parked for an extended period of time. Investigation revealed a collection of scrap metal in the trunk and the registered owner was unable to give a clear explanation why she was in the area. The driver voluntarily left the area. • July 8, 8:42 p.m., Point Roberts border crossing: Two males were found in possession of a controlled

substance. One male was arrested for being in breach of conditions for being in contact with the other. • July 9, 11:17 p.m., 12th Avenue and 56th Street: Complainants witnessed a female scratch their vehicle. The subject, who was located close by, was intoxicated and driven home. She agreed to pay for the damages. • July 10, 1:00 a.m., 1500-block of Spyglass Crescent: Complainant reported theft of various household items during a birthday party. Numerous uninvited and unknown youths crashed the party. Value of items taken is $1,073. Approximately $500 in damages. • July 10, 3:05 p.m., 1100-block of 56th Street: Complainant reported having her purse stolen from her shopping cart while in the store. The bag contained credit cards, cellphone, driver’s licence and glasses. Cards and cellphone were cancelled immediately. File under investigation to view video surveillance. • July 10, 10:06 p.m., 1100-block of 53A Street: Complainant advised that a board was put under a water

spout at the back of a house and the basement door frame was propped open with a metal pole allowing the water to flow into the house. The basement was covered in two inches of water. Two unknown males had been observed peeking into the back yard earlier in the day. • July 11, 1:14 a.m., Stevens Drive and 52nd Street: Youths were observed throwing rocks and kicking at a glass bus shelter. Youths were cooperative and cleaned up a garbage can that had been turned over. No damage to shelter. Youths left the area without further incident. Ladner • July 6, 1:38 a.m., 4800-block of Haviland Street: Investigation of a dumpster fire revealed that unknown persons set fire to the contents that spread to the exterior wall of a business. Damage to business: $7,000. Dumpster damage: $2,500. File still under investigation. • July 6, 3:54 a.m., 5100block of Ladner Trunk Road: Unknown suspects

lit various garbage cans on fire. Possible evidence was seized from the scene and forwarded to forensic identification section for analysis. • July 6, 3:55 a.m., 4800block of Central Avenue: Another dumpster fire was discovered and evidence was seized. Damage to dumpster was significant. • July 6, 11:19 a.m., 6100-block of Ferry Road: Sometime between midMarch and mid-June a 5hp Marlin motor stored in a boat was stolen. Value: $2,000. • July 6, 5:21 p.m., 5200block of Ladner Trunk Road: A Caucasian male, 30 years old, was observed leaving the store with one bottle of Grey Goose without paying. The suspect headed southbound through the parking lot on a bike. Area patrols were negative. Video was seized for review. • July 6, 12:45 p.m., 4600-block of 51st Street: Complainant reported his unlocked yellow/red men’s

mountain bike was stolen from the bike rack. Value: $100. • July 7, 8:39 a.m., 5300block of Crescent Drive: Sometime overnight a red, black and white street hockey net that contained two hockey sticks and goalie gear was stolen from a driveway. • July 7, 10:33 a.m., 4600-block of 51st Street: Two youths at Delta Secondary set a small fire on a textbook sitting on a toilet seat, thinking the fire would burn through the book and into the water, setting off the fire alarm but not causing any damage. The fire melted the toilet seat and broke the toilet bowl, causing $1,000 damage. Matter dealt with by way of alternative measures and restitution for the damage. • July 8, 3:11 p.m., 4900block of Trenant Street: Complainant reported the garbage dumpster had been burned sometime over the weekend. • July 10, 6:06 p.m., 5000-block of 47th Avenue: A report was received of three males trying to burn a park bench. Two of the suspects were located close

by and one ran but was apprehended a short distance away. No damage to park bench. Youths sent on their way. • July 10, 6:35 p.m., 47th Avenue and 51st Street: A youth reported damaging a park bench was later located after seen running from police. The subject of an earlier apprehension, he voluntarily relinquished a small baggie of marijuana, a grinder, a bong and a hunting knife from his backpack. All items were seized for destruction. • July 11, 12:23 a.m., 4600-block of 53rd Street: Complainant reported that he interrupted a break and enter to his garage after he heard his gate being hit. He yelled at two males in his yard and they took off running. Area patrols negative. No description of the suspects. • July 11, 3:58 a.m., 4800-block of Elliott Street: After responding to an alarm, a front panel of glass was observed broken by two rocks located in the store. A K9 unit attended, but was unable to establish a track. File still under investigation. Damage: $1,500.

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Joyful chaos flourished in one part of the church, while a more reflective atmosphere dominated the other part. Messy Church Fiesta was in full flow. On June 19, All Saints Anglican Church hosted 14 parishes from Tsawwassen to Hope to experience the church’s monthly Messy Church, and meet Lucy Moore, the founder of Messy Church in England. Moore talked with the adults to help them as they seek to establish Messy Church in their parishes. Meanwhile, the youngsters revelled in their crafts. “We are helping young families, many of whom have not had church connections, to have a joyful and meaningful church experience,” said Elizabeth Northcott, rector of All Saints. “Each month has a theme. To start with, children enjoy crafts around the theme, before moving into the church for a short story and service, and families

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hether you want to escape the heat for a few hours or just engage your brain for a bit, South Delta’s libraries have a plethora of programs and events, as well as air conditioned places, to keep patrons occupied, entertained and cool this summer. Delta library manager Gillian McLeod said the library is a place where people of all ages can find something to do on any given day. “The range there is what I’m particularly impressed with,” she said, adding all programs and events offered at Delta’s libraries are free. While younger children are enjoying storytime, older ones and parents can browse the books, read a magazine or newspaper, or explore the World Wide Web. And there is a Summer Reading Club for readers of any age. McLeod said that the variety of programs and services available at Delta’s libraries means every member of the family can find something to do in the same place. Ongoing programs • Summer Reading Club Find out how much fun reading can be this summer. This year’s theme is Reading Rocks! There is a Summer Reading Club for everyone at Delta libraries. Sign up and receive your summer reading record to keep track of the books you read. As your record fills throughout the summer, the children collect stickers and everyone has a chance to win prizes. • Babytime - Read, Sing and Talk to Me!

A unique 20- to 25-minute drop-in program for newborns to 23 months that introduces them and a parent/caregiver to the world of children’s literature, song, rhyme and rhythm. On Wednesdays from July 7 to 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library On Mondays from July 5 to 26, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Tsawwassen Library • Storytime A half-hour drop-in program of books, songs, felt stories and puppets for children two- to fiveyears-old. Parents and caregivers are also encouraged to participate. On Tuesdays from July 6 to 27, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library On Fridays from July 9 to 30, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Tsawwassen Library One-time events • Stuffed Animal Pet Parade Bring your stuffed animal to storytime. Each animal will receive a special prize ribbon, but must be registered since space is limited. To register, contact the library no later than July 31. The parade is on Aug. 12: 11 a.m. - noon at Tsawwassen Library and from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library • Mad Science Mad Science shows amaze and entertain young audiences in unique ways. Shows are exciting performances that demonstrate just how much fun science can be. Help Eggbert get into his home, explore the concepts of lift and heat. Watch dry ice fog storms, taste a CO2 burp and even have a bubble shower. Back by popular demand, Mad Science is great fun for one and all.

See the madness on July 21: 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. at Tsawwassen Library and 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library • The Super Weird Show Super Weirdo’s “Super Weird Show” is a hilarious comedy juggling show with lots of audience participation. Filled with weird and wonderful tricks, Super Weirdo uses crystal balls, a tennis racquet, and even a six-foot ladder as just a few of his performance props. Catch this crazy, familyoriented show on Aug. 3: 1 p.m. - 1:45 am - Tsawwassen Library and 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library • Musician Will Stroet Summer Reading Club WindUp Celebration It’s party time, and children’s musician Will Stroet will help wind up this year’s Summer Reading Club, performing original, high-energy and interactive music in English and French. Will

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Chamber celebrates 100th with cruise

In ongoing efforts to mark its 100th year, the Delta Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Centennial Celebration - River Dinner Cruise next Saturday evening. The Native will arrive at the government dock at the foot of Ladner’s Elliott Street at 5:30 p.m. for a 6

p.m. departure. The paddlewheeler will return at 9 p.m. after a guided, nostalgic trip around the delta. Tickets are $75 and available to all members of the public, not just chamber members. The cruise includes a champagne welcome, buffet dinner and no-host bar,

and entertainment by a Dixieland band. The cruise will be preceded by entertainment on the Elliott Street wharf, including group of dancing children from the Tsawwassen First Nation, a boating safety booth presented by the crew of the Roberts Bank Lifeboat

Delta Society and a receiving line comprising of Delta’s mayor, TFN chief, chamber president and other dignitaries, each of whom will be dressed in fashions from 100 years ago. Tickets will be limited to the first 100 people. To register, visit www.deltachamber.ca or call 604-946-4232.

recently nominated for “Best Children’s Recording” by the Western Canadian Music Awards. The party’s in Aug. 18: 1 p.m. 1:45 p.m. at Tsawwassen Library and 3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library

Festival auditions on West Coast Community Church has put out an invitation to local artists, crafters, hobbyists and musicians to show off their talents at the Summer Arts and Music Festival. The fest will be held in Ladner on Aug. 21. The first set of informal music auditions are set for tomorrow at the Boys & Girls Club starting at noon. A second audition date is to be arranged as needed. Call 604-940-8320 for more information.


A18 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

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had a colleague who lived in Carmelby-the-Sea, Calif., years ago when her husband was transferred there. She said the name with wistful breathlessness and rolled her eyes heavenward at the memory: “Carmel.” This sleepy village of just a few thousand (mostly millionaires), with its proximity to the ocean, Big Sur and Clint Eastwood’s personal B&B, meant I couldn’t pass it up on a recent trip to the state’s Bay area. My guidebook told me it was the Californian version of New York’s Hamptons. Well, then. My husband and I visited this spring to drive the dramatic oceanside Highway 1 just to the south of Carmel, known as Big Sur. Located about two hours south of San Francisco on the southern bend of the Monterey Peninsula, the tiny village has no street numbers, parking meters or streetlights, and no sidewalks outside of the “downtown” centered around Ocean Avenue. Residents must go to the central post office to retrieve their mail, and houses — many of them small hobbit-like cottages — are identified by either quaint names such as “Doll House” or “Sea Urchin,” or the more modern way, for example, “Lincoln Street, 4SE of 13th Avenue.” The village keeps itself quaint by forbid-

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ding any chain stores or restaurants. But it allows high-end boutiques such as Louis Vuitton and Tiffany, to give you an idea of the residents. There also appear to be far too many jewelry stores and art galleries to support the population. Mainly, the streets were full of tourists, either day-trippers or people renting oceanside cottages. Luckily, Eastwood’s Mission Ranch had an official address, so we found it easily. But then, Eastwood was mayor of Carmelby-the-Sea from 1986 to 1988, so I suppose he can do whatever he wants. Eastwood acquired the ranch, complete with a herd of sheep and several cozy cot-

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tages, in 1986 to save the property from condo development. We happened to arrive in Carmel the day after Eastwood’s 80th birthday. At dinner at the ranch’s wellknown restaurant, we overheard the table next to us discussing how servers brought out cake and sang happy birthday the night before, but Eastwood never showed up. He doesn’t live on the property, our waiter informed us, but has a home just down the street, and shows up on the ranch often. Then, while enjoying my fettuccini on the patio, The Man With No Name appeared. He breezed by the unfazed dining guests and walked the short distance to the sheep field. He then hopped a fence to herd

the sheep into their pens, tossing a bale of hay or two and chatting with the property manager. Then he came back to the restaurant, got in his minivan and left. Famous people! They’re just like us. Still slightly stunned from witnessing Eastwood’s sheep wrangling, we went inside to the lounge and sat at the bar, where a piano player performed a kind of high-class karaoke with people gathered around singing tunes. (The night gets a little hazy from here.) Now, to say a town where the average cottage is a cool $2 million and street numbers are not allowed produces some interesting characters is a bit of an understatement. Perhaps the fact we were the only ones under 31 made us stand out as tourists, but we had no trouble making friends. “These guys are fiercely competitive,” a regular to my right informed me, motioning towards the karaoke singer. Moments later, he challenged me to try his favourite scotch after noting my girlie glass of Glenfiddich on ice. (“Oh, you don’t take it neat?”) Of course, I met this challenge. Somewhere beyond 1 a.m., I noticed that some people in these parts clearly don’t have to get up for work on a Wednesday. My new friend said something vague about being in the construction industry. Hmm. The next morning, I cursed his name. But even if I wanted to thank him, I would never be able to; he doesn’t have a street address to look up.

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Staying hydrated key in warmer weather body. Anything from decongestants to antidepressants can intensify dehydration and decrease your body’s ability to sense it. Even caffeine and alcohol can cause dehydration a lot faster. Join me as I lead a Stretch & Abs class by donation on Friday, July 23 at 5 p.m. at Diefenbaker Park. Proceeds raised will go to the Delta Hospital Foundation. Email me for more information at info@ fitnesswithpj.com. P.J. Wren is a local personal trainer and writer in the Delta area who can be found sipping water with lemon throughout the summer. She can be reached at www.fitnesswithpj.com.

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taying hydrated through the summer is crucial, and I am not talking about Molson’s and margaritas. We lose a majority of our fluids through sweating and, if not properly replaced, we can experience symptoms ranging from fatigue to headaches, weakness to dry mouth and muscle cramps and nausea. These are not great symptoms to have when one is about to hit the track or the Fred Gingell stairs. Heat and dehydration can affect people in different ways. Children tend to gain heat faster, because they have a larger surface area in relation to body mass. Athletes and exercisers who spend hours competing and training in the sun often do not have adequate intake of fluid to make up for the loss of fluids caused by their activities. Outdoor workers, such as landscapers, construction crews, police officers, postal employees and others who spend most of their days in the heat, often have little time for bathroom breaks or for drinking fluids and, as a result, may not consume enough fluids during their workdays. Heat can affect elderly people in a more profound way, which is why it’s extremely important for senior citizens to practice a gradual acclimatization to heat that puts emphasis on hydration. The best time to consume fluids is before you are thirsty. Once thirsty, your body is already in a mild state of dehydration. When

The sea salt replaces all the minerals and sodium we lose by sweating. Do not fret about increasing your sodium count with sea salt. Unrefined sea salt does not react with the body the same way table salt does. In fact, I do all my cooking and baking with this product too. Other Hot Weather Tips: • While pouring water over your head might feel good, it does not have any affect on your core body temperature. Make sure you put plenty of water and other fluids into your body. • Always wear lightcoloured and loose-fitting clothing. • Keep drinks accessible when exercising. Store all fluids in easy-to-use containers that can be opened without disrupting your exercise. • Carry a hydration pack for convenience. • Wear a hat to protect your head and shield your eyes from the sun. • Ease into summer exercise. It takes the body around 14 days to acclimatize itself to the heat. Slowly add onto your intensity with each workout. • Exercise first thing in the morning. • Protect yourself with sunglasses and sunscreen. • Put your water bottle in the freezer overnight for an ice-cold treat while working out. • Know your meds. Many medications aggravate the effects of the heat on the

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So much for the best team on paper in franchise history producing an easy path to next month’s national championships. The Ladner Pioneers (12-3-1) have plenty of work to do if they want to be representing B.C. at the President’s Cup in Burnaby after a disappointing third place finish in league play. The result means a bestof-three quarter-final series against the Valley Rebels. They should take care of their Abbotsford opponent in prompt fashion but then will have a quarter-final date with longtime rival Tri-Cities Bandits (13-2-1). The twotime defending West Coast Senior Lacrosse Association champions have swept the Pioneers out of the playoffs in each of the past two seasons. Ladner had opened the 2010 campaign with seven straight wins and an unbeaten regular season didn’t seem out of the question. Its roster was loaded with one time prominent WLA players and even NLL regulars. The Pioneers first hiccup was a 12-10 loss to the Bandits back on June 10. They rebounded with three straight wins but then dropped another pivotal game at home — 10-8 to

the eventual regular season champion Burnaby Burrards (14-1-1). Two nights later, they were stunned 11-6 by the Royal City Capitals and suddenly a first place finish was all but dead. The Pioneers still had an outside shot at earning an opening round bye for the playoffs but that ended when they could only manage a 6-6 tie with the Burrards on July 7. They finished with a losing record (1-2-1) against the two teams above them in the standings — a trend that must change over the next few weeks. “It’s time we get it all together and see what this team is made of,” said Ladner head coach Ross Frehlick. “Looking back, the loss to Royal City is what really hurt us. We took a ton of penalties, but that is still no excuse. We also simply have to score more goals against a team like Burnaby. They have a goalie who has played well and given us trouble.” Even with Kyle Goundrey, Trent Smalley and Sean Kelly among the top 10 in league scoring and local standout Gary Bining back in town for the playoffs, Frehlick didn’t sit still when finalizing his roster at the July 1 deadline. The team added former

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Andrew Gee and the rest of the Ladner Pioneers begin their road to towards earning a President’s Cup berth this weekend. WLA rookie-of-the-year Kevin Olson and National Lacrosse League veteran Spencer Martin. Both were key members of the Burnaby Lakers dominance in the B.C. Junior “A” Lacrosse League.

To make room for the additions, the Pioneers had to release three players including Tyler Lietz who had produced 25 points in 10 games. “Tyler is a good kid who I like a lot,” added Frehlick.

“He is young and athletic but unfortunately we had some difficult decisions to make.” Look for Ladner to also make a change in net for the first time in nearly two decades as Matt Morehouse

is expected to get the bulk of the work in the post-season over veteran Rob Cook. The opening round series against the Valley Rebels began last night in Ladner. Game two goes Sunday in Abbotsford.

Tsawwassen pro sixth at CPGA Senior Championship Earlier, Stubbs earned alternate status for the upcoming U.S. Senior Open at the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, WA after shooting a 73 at a sectional qualifier in Salem, OR. He was just one shot back of the winning score. The 51-year-old teaching pro was also second at the PGA of B.C. Senior Championship in Chilliwack. Extra holes ... Former Beach Grove junior standout and now Victoria resident Bree Sharratt took home the B.C. Women’s Mid-Amateur title

in Cobble Hill, topping the leaderboard at 13-over 229. After the completion of the final MidAmateur round, two-time B.C. Women’s Amateur champion Christina Proteau of Port Alberni was tied for first with Sharratt. However, the final Mid-Amateur grouping was each assessed a one stroke penalty for failing to make the pace of play guidelines. The penalty was appealed unsuccessfully and resulted in Sharratt emerging as the Mid-Amateur champion.

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Cove Links professional Daryl Stubbs continued his impressive play this summer with a sixth place finish at last week’s Senior CPGA Championship in Milton, ON. The Tsawwassen resident finished at even par after firing rounds of 71-69-76 to earn $1,400. The top of the leaderboard featured a pair of B.C. players familiar to Canadian golf fans as Jim Rutledge cruised to a 10-shot victory with a 17 under total that included a course record 62 in the second round. Runner-up was longtime PGA Tour regular Dave Barr.


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Invaders ready for provincials

The ’93 South Delta Invaders recently ran the ’99 Invaders through their paces as the two rep girls fastpitch team prepared for their respective provincial championships this weekend. The ’99 Invaders had an extremely successful season as they managed to knock off two older opponents in order to qualify for the provincials. It is the first time in recent history that a first-year Squirt Invader team has accomplished this. The ’93 Invaders will be competing in provincials for the sixth straight year, along with the ‘91 Invaders who had a strong season at the Midget “B” level. Congratulations to the ’96 Invader Pee Wee team which also earned a B.C. berth, while the ‘94 Invaders will be competing at the Bantam A provincials later this month in South Surrey.

The provincial bound 1993 and 1999 South Delta Invaders rep fastpitch teams hooked up for a practice last week.

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The new vehicle must be delivered or factory ordered from your participating Ford Dealer during the Program Period. 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. Employee Pricing is raincheckable. Employee Pricing is combinable with the Commercial Connection Program but not combinable with, CPA, GPC, CFIP, Daily Rental Allowance, A/X/Z/D/F-Plan and A/Z-Plan Loyalty program incentives. ▲Offer valid from July 1 until August 31, 2010 (the “Program Period”). This offer is only valid at participating Canadian dealers. Any customer that test drives a new Ford or Lincoln vehicle during the Program Period and purchases or leases a new competitive vehicle and takes delivery of that vehicle within 100 hours of the Ford test drive will be eligible to receive a $100 offer. 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Customers who purchase or lease a new 2010 or 2011 Ford vehicle (excluding Shelby GT500, F-150 Raptor, Medium trucks) (an “Eligible Vehicle”) and finance through Ford Credit, Canada will receive [$500]/[$750]/[$1000] (the “Offer”) on [Focus/Fiesta/Fusion/Fusion Hybrid/Mustang/Taurus/Escape/Escape Hybrid/Ranger]/ [Edge/Flex/Explorer/Explorer Sport Trac/Expedition/E-Series/Transit Connect]/[F-150/F-250 to F-550]. 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 is raincheckable. 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. This offer is not combinable with CPA, GPC, CFIP, FALS, Commercial Connection Program or Daily Rental Allowances 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. ▲▲Purchase a new 2011 Ford Fiesta S sedan / 2010 Ford Focus SE / 2010 Ford Fusion S / 2010 Ford Escape XLT I4 automatic / 2010 Ford Ranger Super Cab Sport 4x2 / 2010 Ford Edge SE / 2010 Ford F-150 XLT Super Cab 4x4 / 2011 Ford F-350 Lariat Crew Cab Diesel 4x4 for $13,944 / $15,970 / $19,421 / $21,708 / $15,026 / $27,964 / $29,193 / $57,010 after Total Price Adjustment of $405 / $4,529 / $4,728 / $5,391 / $6,073 / $4,035 / $9,706 / $12,339, is deducted (Total Price Adjustment is a combination of Employee Price Adjustment $405 / $1,529 / $1,228 / $1,891 / $1,573 / $2,035 / $4,206 / $8,339, and delivery allowance of $0 / $3,000 / $3,500 / $3,500 / $4,500 / $2,000 / $5,500 / $4,000). Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Employee Price Adjustment and delivery allowance have been deducted. All offers include $1,350 / $1,450 / $1,450 / $1,500 / $1,400 / $1,500 / $1,500 / $1,500 freight and air tax; but exclude license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. All prices are based on Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. ††Best-in-class Towing and Payload, GVWR and GCWR when properly equipped. Class is full-size pickups under 8500 lbs. (3,855 kg) GVWR. Maximum capability when properly equipped. See your Ford of Canada Dealer for specific equipment and other limitations. **Program in effect from July 1, 2010 to September 30, 2010 (the “Program Period”) To qualify for the Ford Recycle Your Ride Program rebate (the “Rebate(s)”), customer must first qualify for either the Government of Canada’s “Retire Your Ride Program” or Summerhill Impact's “Car Heaven Program”. To qualify for the “Retire Your Ride Program”, customer must turn in a 1995 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move) and has been properly registered and insured for the last 6 months (12 months in B.C.). If you qualify under the “Retire Your Ride Program”, the Government of Canada will provide you with $300 cash or a rebate on the purchase of a 2004 and newer vehicle. To qualify for the “Car Heaven Program”, customer mustturn in a 2003 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition and has been properly registered and insured for the last 6 months. If customer qualifies for either the Government of Canada’s “Retire Your Ride Program” or Summerhill Impact's “Car Heaven Program”, Ford of Canada (“Ford”) will provide an additional rebate, if customer purchases or leases an eligible new 2010 Ford or Lincoln vehicle, in the amount of $1,000 (Focus, Fusion Mustang, Transit Connect, Ranger), $2,000 (Taurus, Escape, Edge, Flex , Explorer, Sport Trac), or $3,000 (F150, F250-550, E-Series, Expedition, MKZ, MKS, MKX, MKT, Navigator) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). To be eligible for the Rebate(s), Ford must receive the following from customer, within 30 days of delivery of new Ford/Lincoln: (1) signed Ford Recycle Your Ride Claim Form; and (2) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to either “Retire Your Ride” or “Car Heaven” or “Authorized Recycler Drop-Off Receipt”. The Rebate will be paid directly to customer in the form of a cheque. The Rebates are available to residents of Canada only and payable in Canadian dollars. Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period to qualify for a Rebate. The 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. The Rebates are raincheckable. The Rebates are not combinable with the previous Ford Recycle Your Ride incentives in effect from September 3, 2009 to March 1, 2010 and from May 1, 2010 to June 30, 2010. The Rebates are not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, or

$19,421 $21,708 CHOOSE YOUR VEHICLE AND GET THE BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR

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Richmond Automall

Richport Ford

07179582

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No. 6 Rd

Jacombs

Now you pay what we pay for the the best prices of the year.

Sidaway

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Massey Tunnel

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A28 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

Tsa Mosquito all-stars win Mission tourney

Computer Problems?

Cut me out for $20 Off the first hour Will work onsite or FREE pickup and delivery Virus Removal Troubleshooting Hardware and Software Installation Tutoring New Systems

Over 20 years experience Call Scott TODAY @ 604-319-8398 www.microdotmobile.com

07179645

Proud Member of TEAM COASTAL (BC's largest cycling club)

Tsawwassen Athletics Mosquito AA baseball team got its all-star season off to an exciting start by capturing the Mission Tournament during the first week of July. After playing against Gibsons, Abbotsford, Aldergrove and Mission, the Athletics proved they are a strong team by winning each game. They took the perfect streak into the final against Gibsons. The game saw both teams demonstrate excellent ball skills as Tsawwassen prevailed 5-2. The players include: Teo Ardanaz, Taylor Bourdon, Keon Campbell, Noah Cender, Aiden HansenBukata, Iver Jackson, Isaac Laurent, Travis Pink, Chris Pope, Ryan Scarr, Nick Lavioleete, Morgan Wolsey and Joshua Vaughan. The team is coached by Dave Campbell, Dave Cender, Neil Pope and Kurt Laurent.

Tsawwassen Athletics celebrate their tournament win in Mission that saw them go unbeaten.

SDMHA awards scholarships South Delta Minor Hockey Association recently awarded scholarships and bursaries to deserving graduating players. The winners include: Scholarships SDMHA Board of Directors ($1,000): Jason MacCulloch. Tim Jardine Memorial ($1,000): Ryan Hass. Paul Hansen Memorial

RUSS NUGENT

Direct Line 946-2766 email: rnugent@ladnerhomes.com

Living & Playing in Ladner for over 50 years

RE/MAX PROGROUP REALTY 604-946-8000

($1,000): Joshua Harms. Ev McKee Memorial ($500): Chris Schmiesing. Delta Ice Hawks ($500): Trent Gibson (DSS). Delta Ice Hawks ($500): Spencer Lochansky (SDSS). Jeremy Leung Memorial ($500): Joseph Gorman. In Da House Tournament ($500): Rhys Gamache. Sue McNiven Memorial

($250): Issey Lamb. Bursaries Sean Dixon Memorial ($100): James Wright. Ian McIntyre Memorial ($100): Evan Gallagher. Curt McDonnell Memorial ($100): Ryan Horn. The association congratulates the winners and thanks them for their past commitment and participation.

New Listing $579,000.00 4676 54A Street, Ladner

BIG 2500 sq ft Basement Entry 4 bed 3 bath 2 level home on a nice bright 68 X 122 foot lot in a great Ladner neighborhood. Tar and Gravel low slope roof is just under 5 years old, 2 newer gas fireplaces and lots of room to make some updates for a family with new design and decorating ideas. Plenty of room downstairs to comfortably accommodate Mom and Dad too!

Richmond

"New Price, Wow!" $519,000.00

Some nice updates in flooring and paint colors. Master bedroom has walk in closet and a full 4 piece ensuite bathroom. It is a wonderful family Rancher home. Roof is only 2 years old, double car garage, very private yard and a nice neighborhood. Close to schools, transit and the community rec center.

LUBE, OIL AND FILTER

4764 Cannery Place, Ladner $559,000

SOLD

Nice 1670 square foot updated 3 bed 3 bath rancher has a private hedged west exposed front yard & a good sized back yard with a solarium. Updates in 2004 & 05 included a new 3 piece bathroom, redone 2nd & 3rd bathrooms, new kitchen & appliances, washer & dryer, floors, paint & new vinyl thermo windows! Nothing to do here but move in, sit back and enjoy your new home!

Includes up to 5L of Genuine GM oil, filter & multi-point inspection. Reg. $49.95

Townhome #85 12778 66th Avenue, Surrey $289,900

TRANSMISSION FLUSH & FILTER CHANGE

Nice clean 2 bed 2 bath with 2 levels of living area, tandem 2 car garage with work shop area. West facing Balcony off the Living Room that looks out over a semi private fenced lawn and to green space. Master has a 4 piece ensuite, and laundry is on the same floor. Close to schools, bus and shopping, and in a nice area of town.

Replace transmission filter and flush system, includes up to 11 litres of transmission fluid.

10% OFF

Townhome #322 13888 70th Avenue, Surrey $339,000

Nice 1586 foot ground floor Rancher style 2 bed 2 bath with some nice updating in the past 2 years. Clean in floor hot water heat, thermo windows and a gas fireplace. Kitchen, Eating Area and Family Room are all adjacent to each other. 1 car garage with storage room. The 23 acre site has low density Townhomes, waterways, fountains & lovely gardens. There is RV storage on the grounds, and the Club House has guests suites, meeting room, Rec Room, Hot Tub and an outdoor pool. If you are a Snowbird, this is your place!

regular price*

WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Is your steering wheel off centre? Is your vehicle always pulling right or left? Are your tires wearing abnormally? If you answered yes to any one of these questions then a wheel alignment is overdue. Our alignment specialists will perform steering & suspension inspection, check camber, castor, toe, ride height, thrust angle, adjust to factory specifications and road test vehicle.

SOLD

#104 4926 48th Avenue, Ladner $234,500

Nice, clean & bright 2 bedroom with updated colors, secure under building parking, in a well run complex. Secure ground floor south exposed garden patio deck. Close to shopping, restaurants, Ladner center & bus service. The BEST priced 2 bedroom condo in town!

10% OFF

Windsor Woods ~ #314 1359 56th Street, Tsawwassen

Cozy 1124 sq foot 2 bed 2 bath condo, close to shopping, central to everything & the bus route. Includes all appliances, gas Fireplace, 4 piece ensuite, new laminate flooring, large sundeck. This condo feels like a rancher layout. Close to the park and the colorful Windsor Woods lagoon.

regular price*

10% OFF Seniors Day on Fridays Shuttle Service Anywhere in Richmond

4856 Turnbuckle Wynd, Ladner $349,900

No Appointment Necessary (Mon to Fri Only)

Nicely updated 1538 sq. ft. 3 level, 3 bed, family room townhome with 1 car garage in downtown

Most GM vehicles, taxes, synthetic, diesels and levies extra. Discounts cannot be combined. All specials expire Aug. 28, 2010.

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07179640

D#30455

Richmond

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SERVICE APPOINTMENT HOTLINE 604-326-7215 MON-FRI 7AM-6PM; SAT 8AM-4:30PM

Sidaway Rd.

07179647

Ladner. Updates include kitchen, bathroom, flooring, Low E windows, heat & lighting. Big deck and new fencing. Great complex with clubhouse rec and exercise facility.

www.ladnerhomes.com www.ladnerrealestate.net

39.95*

$

Shell Rd.

4858 59A Street, Ladner

Ironwood Plaza

Massey Tunnel

Take the Steveston Hwy exit off Hwy 99, turn left at No. 5 Road, left on Riverside, then left on Featherstone Way!


July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A29

Athletics thrive in shootout to win Kelowna tournament another shootout. With both teams having missed their first two kicks, Ladner finished in style converting its last three attempts to clinch a 3-2 victory and the gold medal. Team members are Olivia Athaide, Krista Blachford, Nicole Block, Meghan Chesshire, Avril Easton, Camille Garvey, Whitney Humphry, Jasleen Hundal, Hailey Kuckein, Chloe Parker, Kaisha Pearson, Keara Reade, Katie Riley, Alysha Teja, Angela Tramontin, Madison Britz, Sarah Gerrard, and tournament mascot, Aseena. The coaches are Elsie Cheng, Nick Chesshire and Andrew MacLaren. They would like to thank all the players and the parents for their support. A memorable weekend for all.

Junior Islanders to host Adanacs on Monday

Delta Islanders will meet regular season champion Coquitlam Adanacs in the B.C. Junior “A” Lacrosse League semi-finals. The best-of-five series opens tomorrow night in Coquitlam and game two goes

Monday in Ladner at 7 p.m. The Islanders swept the Burnaby Lakers for their first playoff series win in franchise history. The Adanacs enjoyed an opening round bye.

Four Stroke • Quiet, smoke-free operation in a full range of configurations from 2.5 to 350 horsepower from the world leader in 4-Stroke marine power.

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8550 River Road, Delta, B.C. V4G 1B5 604-946-8566

B.C.’s newest Weldcraft dealer from 17-30 feet.

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POWER BEYOND COMPARISON. At wide open throttle, the 300hp Verado is 4.1 mph faster than a 300hp Suzuki.

Ladner Athletics won three games in penalty kicks to win the Canada Day Tournament in Kelowna.

Substitute Newspaper Carriers Needed This Summer Some of our great Delta Optimist carriers are taking a much deserved vacation.

We need substitute carriers this summer. Youth and adult routes will be available. Here is your chance to get some exercise, meet your neighbours and make some extra cash this summer. You must be available to deliver on Wednesday and Saturday mornings or early afternoons.

Please call 604-249-3332 for more details.

07076813

The U17 Ladner Athletics girls soccer team scored a hat trick of shootout victories en route to improbable tournament win in Kelowna. The team travelled to the Okanagan city for the second year running for the annual Canada Day Tournament, July 3-4. Despite the girls not having played since March and up against season older teams from Calgary, they battled to a pair of draws and a loss in round robin play. Both ties resulted in victories thanks to the penalty kick shootout format. This was enough for a spot in the final against a Calgary team that had beaten the Athletics handily (6-3) the day before. In the final, the girls battled through injuries and fatigue to secure an unlikely scoreless draw and send the match to

Residential Real Estate on the westcoast 1679 57 STREET, BEACH GROVE OFFERED AT $579,900 Well kept 4 bedroom OPEN home. Fully finished basement provides SUNDAY mortgage assistance. South exposed sundeck 2-4 with private back

#164 - 5421 10 AVE., TSAWWASSEN OFFERED AT $369,000

6692 LONDON COURT, LADNER NEW LISTING OFFERED AT $609,900

14165-57TH ST., PANORAMA RIDGE NEW LISTING OFFERED AT $779,900

604-803-5751 www.dianeoda.com

Sutton Group-Seafair Realty #103-5461 12th Avenue, Tsawwassen, BC

604-786-2890 www.paulaburns.ca

Sutton Group-West Coast Realty 15595 24th Ave., White Rock, BC

garden, perfect for entertaining. Quiet neighbourhood close to transportation and shopping. Oodles of parking even for your RV.

D L SO

"Absolutely perfect home for young families. Enjoy the safety and security of a mature cul-desac around the corner from Holly Elementary. Lovely 3 bedroom home with den and laundry on the main and playroom up. Fabulous for entertaining with french doors to the garden off of open concept kitchen, eating and family areas. Everyone will love the south exposed garden, perfect for entertaining and evening BBQ's. This home offers formal dining and living rooms with gorgeous California Shutters and vaulted ceilings. There are some lovely updates, skylights and charm in this home. Priced for quick sale. Don't miss this one."

TH

Perfect location within complex beside Visitor Parking. Sundial is a very desirable low density complex within walking distance of all amenities. 2 large bedrooms and insuite storage room. New Paint and some new flooring. Private south exposed patio with shed. The complex has just been reroofed and is being repainted.

Gorgeous family home on 1/2 acre! Solid 2x6 construction and brand new Duroid roof! A meticulously cared for 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom with your very own park! Original owners are currently running a business from their home, and this property would also suit large family with room to grow. The list of updates goes on, starting with gorgeous oak floors, updated kitchen and bathrooms, paint and more. This is a family retreat, perfect for entertaining inside and out! You must see it to really appreciate it's beauty and potential.

07179635

TH


A30 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

Can value & luxury coexist? Start with 60 quality highrise residences under $399,000. And add... (stay tuned)

www.avraliving.com

This image is an artistsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; representation only.This is not an offering for sale. Any such offering can only be made with a disclosure statement. E.& O.E.


July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A31

New Just Got Even Better! OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY/SUNDAY 2-4PM www.bcfloatinghomes.com

Sutton Seafair Realty

#8-3473 W River Rd.

4872 53rd STREET, LADNER

604-788-9727

OPEN SUN. 1:30-3:30

Come and enjoy the views of river, mountains and wild life. 12’x32’ boat slip included with this 3 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath floathome. Great layout. Lots of decks and natural light.

$649,000

#8-3871 W River Rd.

Welcome to Ladner Reach, home to 28 float homes and fabulous views of river, sky & mountains. Lots of room to roam in this custom designed home featuring easy care vinyl siding, floating party deck & full river views. Main floor living with lots of storage including walk-in pantry off gourmet kitchen & w/gas stove. Three bedrooms up with 2 ensuite baths and fabulous walk-in closet. Built-in desks for 2 home offices/bedrooms and cozy deck on 3rd floor. Great place for that glass of wine & enjoying the amazing sunsets. $399,000

Beautifully crafted new home for only $784,900 HST included.

Come bring your offer for this beautifully crafted new home. This must be seen! Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath featuring a spacious floor-plan boasting over 2,500 sq ft with vaulted ceilings and a very functional layout. Centrally located, close to shopping & transit routes, you'll love spending time with family and friends in your own backyard!

#3-3473 W River Rd.

Huge deck with fabulous views. Built in wall bed, queen size included. $519,000

RARE OFFERING Canoe Pass Village Building Lot

Proud supporter of the 2010 Junior Authors Short Story Contest Sutton Seafair Realty

• 604.788.9727

604.928.0382

07077438

www.bcfloatinghomes.com

604-789-6405

07035325

One of the premier float home communities. 25x30 foot waterlot, includes a 32' boatslip, garage and extra parking in Delta's premier float home community. $319,000

Website: www.jeffjantzi.ca

GREAT FAMILY HOME • OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 THE OLIVA • OPEN SUNDAY 12-2

5667 Timbervalley Road

#215-1315 56th Street

• Spacious 4460 Sqft Home • 6 Bedrooms • 5 Bathrooms • 3 Decks • New Steam Washer/Dryer

• 2 Bedrooms • 1 Park Stall • 2 Full Bathrooms • Gas BBQ Hookup • Rain Screened Building

• Gourmet Kitchen • Gas Stove • Sub Zero Fridge • Hot Tub • Private Backyard

Asking $989,000

• 942 Sqft • Gas Fireplace • Bamboo Flooring • Brazilian Slate • Granite Counters

Asking $359,900

Email: info@jeffjantzi.ca PENDING DEAL

4906 Cedar Crescent

• 3 Bedrooms & Office • 3 Full Bathrooms • South Facing Backyard • 3 Decks • 8191 Sqft Lot

• 2730 Sqft • Close to Schools • Newer Roof • 2 Fireplaces • Vaulted Ceilings

Asking $659,900

SUTTON GROUP - SEAFAIR REALTY

1625 - 56th Street, Tsawwassen (T) 604.943.3110 (F) 604.943.6155

07179632

Thinking about selling your home? Call me today for a no obligation professional home market evaluation!


A32 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

fraser elliott

OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4 PM! E OPEN HOUS ! M P SAT 2-4

OWN YOUR OWN WINERY 360 degree ne onli virtual tour

Wow! Absolutely beautiful executive home in popular What a rare opportunity! Westham Island Winery is being Stahaken! Stunningly updated with cherry hardwood !oors, offered for sale! 32.63 Acres of assorted mature berries! New Zealand wool carpets upstairs, gourmet kitchen, granite Beautiful 3,800 sq.ft home built in 1997 + beautiful winery counters, professional landscaping, etc! Workshop. Cul-de-sac store, large barns, fruit stand, etc! WHAT an OPPORTUNITY! 4712 Stahaken Place-Tsawwassen 2170 Westham Island Road-Ladner

priced @ $829,000

priced @ $4,500,000

WESTHAM ISLAND ACREAGE!

SPACIOUS 3 BDRM HOME!

360 degree ne onli virtual tour

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Rare! Rare! Rare! Estate-like 3,563 sf home on 3.17 acres Beautiful 3 bedroom townhome in sought-after Harbour in ladner’s best area, Westham Island! Waterfront on canal, side! Totally renovated new windows, new bathrooms, new direct views over beautiful farmland! Sunsets every night! large, extended kitchen, laminate !ooring, etc! This is a real Double shop, garage, and TRIPLE CARPORT! Paddock! WOW beauty! Don’t miss out! Private yard backing green space. 4485 Tamboline Road-Westham Island-Ladner 4821 Turnbuckle Wynd-Ladner

Top 5% of all Realtors in Greater Vancouver in 2006, 2007, 2008. 6 yrs of RE/MAX Western Canada Awards dipl. in Marketing Commercial and Residential Real Estate British Columbia Inst. of Tech.

Medallion Club Member Re/Max Progroup Realty 100-5000 Bridge Street

priced @ $340,000

YALETOWN STUDIO CONDO

NEW ENERGYSTAR WINDOWS 360 degree ne onli virtual tour

483 sq.ft studio condo, 18th !oor with corridor views, GREAT TROUBLE-FREE Building “THE NOVA” by BOSA. 6 yrs young, granite counters, hardwood !ooring, murphy bed, etc! Great location, great condo. Rents for $1,400/month #1802-989 Beatty Street-Vancouver

priced @ $329,900 GREAT 2-LEVEL WITH SUITE!

WOW! UNIQUE! 3,000 sq.ft 2 level home on Ladner’s Prestigious Arthur Drive! 5 bedrooms, spacious plan, updated with new paint, mouldings, laminate, bathrooms, landscaping,. 2 Bedroom basement suite mortgage helper 4641 Arthur Drive-Ladner

priced @ $729,900

OPEN HOUSE SAT 2-4 PM

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Well maintained 2,203 sq.ft 4 bedroom house located walking distance from all shops, transit, etc. Newer roof, paint, gas "replace, and carpets. Large yard, with private hedge and fruit trees! Sunny Exposure! West Ladner location. 4724 Ashbury Place-Ladner

ACT FAST! 1,304 sq.ft BEAUTIFUL 2 bedroom 2 bathroom RANCHER-STYLE townhome on ground level in soughtafter Garden Estates Complex! New roof, paint, Hardwood Flooring, baseboard mouldings etc, beautiful home! #15-6320 48A Ave-Ladner

priced @ $559,900

priced @ 399,900

Fraser sold 81 HOMES

in 10 months of 2009! THAT IS 1 HOME EVERY 3.76 DAYS!!!

07179641

TOP 1% OF ALL REALTORS IN GREATER VANCOUVER in 2009

priced @ $1,499,000

www.fraserelliott.com


BEAUTIFUL 2 BDRM CONDO

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3 bdrm townhome in quiet location, walking distance to Village. 1,612 sq.ft, “half-stairs” to all levels, very unique plan, single garage, private yard. Building totally renovated a few years ago! Multiple decks and patios! Quietly located #5-5635 Ladner Trunk Road-Ladner

asking @ $389,900 DOWNTOWN WHISTLER!

Beautifully renovated 1,123 sf 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom corner unit with great sunset view! Updated with new laminate !ooring, blinds, hot water tank, paint, fridge, range & more!

B402-4821 53rd Street-Ladner

priced @ $339,900 BRAND NEW EXECUTIVE HOME

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WOW! 2 BDRM HIGH-END CONDO IN THE PAN PACIFIC VILLAGE HOTEL IN WHISTLER! TOP-OF-THE-LINE, 5 STAR HOTEL! INVESTMENT CONDO, FULL FREEHOLD OWNERSHIP, OWNER GETS 56 DAYS OF PERSONAL USAGE! GREAT SPOT! #7716-4299 Blackcomb Wynd-WHISTLER VILLAGE

RARE! BRAND NEW EXECUTIVE home with Master on main !oor built by Andres Homes! Pick your own "nishings! 2,200 sq.ft, 4 bdrm home. STUNNING HOME Lynn Place Subdivision-West Ladner

SUBDIVIDABLE PROPERTY

OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY 2-4 PM

priced @ $599,800 360 degree ne onli virtual tour

priced @ $769,900 incl. HST 360 degree ne onli virtual tour

HUGE LOT!

16,000 SQ.FT lot on quiet cul-de-sac in great West Ladner location! Potential to subdivide into two 8,000 sq.ft lots! Call today for details! Great home on property currently!

5139 COOPER PLACE-LADNER

Excellent 14 yr young home backing waterway! 2,800 sq.ft, 4 or 5 bdrm home! Absolutely MAJESTIC! Come and see this home and you will be impressed! Guaranteed! Park-like 100% private rear yard! This is it! Don’t miss it! 5506 Westminster Ave-Ladner

priced @ $799,900 priced @ $699,900 ENGLISH BLUFF BUILDING LOT! PRICE REDUCED! WATERFRONT 360 degree ne onli virtual tour

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7,400 Sq.ft Rectangular building lot, SUNNY EXPOSURE, VIEWS OVER BOUNDARY BAY from your beautiful new living room! Ready to build! Great opportunity! English Bluff address! Make your dream happen today! BUILDERS

1006 English Bluff Road-Tsawwassen

priced @ $629,900

fraser outsells the competition every 3.76 days!!! Fraser ranked 20 out of all individual realtors in GREATER VANCOUVER for total sales in 2009. (Over 6,500 realtors total) That is actually ranking in the TOP 0.3% of ALL realtors in Greater Vancouver!!! Re/Max Progroup Realty 100-5000 Bridge Street

let’s talk real estate in south delta... ...phone me today. -fraser elliott.

604.728.2845

03291360

07179642

priced @ $499,900

Great 2,125 sq.ft 3 bedroom rancher on Prestigious Arthur Drive BACKING SLOUGH WITH WONDERFUL FARMLAND VIEWS! Don’t miss it! Loft with huge “extra” BONUS games room! 1/4 acre lot, circular driveway! Great home! UPDATED 4274 Arthur Drive-Ladner

personal real estate corporation

GREAT 3 BDRM TOWNHOME

fraser elliott

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A34 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

fraser elliott

HOT NEW LISTING! LARGE 1,330 SQ.FT 2 BDRM CONDO!

check out 360 virtual tour @ www.pixilink.com/tours5/205-5550-14b-j Sought-After Highland Terrace! Beautiful 2 bedroom condo ( very spacious 1,330 sq/ft unit!). 2 full bathrooms, large kitchen/eating area. Updated w/ new appliances, hardware, crown molding, etc. Quiet, west facing location, central, walk toall amenities in minutes! Don’t miss this one! priced to sell

priced to sell @ $329,900 #205-5550 14B Ave-Tsawwassen BUILD YOUR CUSTOM SERENITY HOME IN LYNN PLACE-LADNER

check out 360 tour of a Serenity Home @ www.pixilink.com/tours5/5280-Laurel-p BUILD CUSTOM WITH SERENITY HOMES. LOTS ARE SELLING FAST. CALL TODAY FOR DETAILS. CUSTOMIZE YOUR HOME CONSTRUCTION AND FINISHING. BUILDING LOTS BETWEEN $400,000 and $500,000.

TOP 1% OF ALL REALTORS IN GREATER VANCOUVER in 2009 Top 5% of all Realtors in Greater Vancouver in 2006, 2007, 2008.

WOW! REDUCED TO SELL IMMEDIATELY! check out 360 tour @ www.pixilink.com/tours5/1660-babcock-j

What a wonderful 2295 sq ft 4 bdrm 2 level home on a quiet cul de sac in great location, walking distance to everything! 1 bdrm, self contained suite downstairs with patio doors to lovely sunny rear yard, updated kitchen, bathrooms etc. Main living has large family room on lower level as well. Don’t miss this house! Great home!

REDUCED TO $539,000

1660 Babcock Place-Tsawwassen

2,800 sq.ft 5 bdrm+den EXECUTIVE HOME

6 yrs of RE/MAX Western Canada Awards

Medallion Club Member Re/Max Progroup Realty 100-5000 Bridge Street

check out 360 tour @ www.pixilink.com/tours5/6131-48a-j

Extensively RENOVATED 2,800 sq.ft 5 bedroom and den home located in great, quiet location near school and parks! New Laminate !ooring, mouldings, paint, updated bathrooms, etc! Private landscaped yard, double garage, etc! This is a great home at a fabulous price. 2,800 sq.ft, 5 bdrms+DEN.

priced to sell @ $649,900

6131 48A AVE-LADNER

Presidents Club Award 2009

07179643

dipl. in Marketing Commercial and Residential Real Estate British Columbia Inst. of Tech.

Top 1% of ALL realtors in Greater Vancouver Fraser SELLS homes! Call today!

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Pat Tate

$229,900 EXCELLENT VALUE!!

WESTCOAST

A class act and a thoroughly qualified professional 604.943.8047 patriciaatate@dccnet.com www.pattate.com

GREAT PEBBLE HILL LOCATION! OPEN SUNDAY 2-4PM

07178955

July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A35

Large 1 bedroom in quiet well kept building in heart of Tsawwassen. Walk to amenities, beautiful landscaping, walk -in laundry, plus storage locker and secure parking. Upgrades and well maintained building. Exterior paint approx 1 yr. Lowest priced condo in sunny Tsawwassen!!

5318 1A Avenue, Tsawwassen

$578,900

Large south facing property in a great location. Situated on a quiet cul-de-sac close to Pebble Hill Elementary School. Four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, original hardwood, new carpets, 2 fireplaces, and bright sunny yard. Bring your decorating ideas and come to the open or to view

Call Pat Tate 604-943-8047

4969 Linden Dr. $1,100,000 - 3 LOTS

THE FLOWERS ARE BLOOMING! THE BIRDS ARE SINGING! #105 – 5550 14B Avenue, Tsawwassen

$352,900

Land Value Only! Subdividable, potential 3 lots with rezoning or 3 lots with coach house with OCP amendment. Current zoning RS2 > RS7.

Spacious Garden Unit! This is a pet friendly building. This award winning building has a wonderful feel of your own rancher. This is really lovely space in a very “homey” feeling unit. There is a large open concept living and dining room, a wonderful separate kitchen with new appliances. There is a bright eating area with laundry room and storage off the kitchen plus additional storage both in the unit and in the locker. Both bedrooms are large and there are two full bathrooms. This is a great unit for entertaining or comfortable living.

D L SO

07179634

For appointment call GORD @ 604-273-8582

To view call Pat Tate 604-943-8047

SUTTON GROUP SEAFAIR REALTY 550 - 9100 BLUNDELL ROAD RICHMOND, BC CANADA V6Y 1K3

patriciaatate@dccnet.com or call 604-943-8047

Delta Open House.ca 604-312-7621

Teri Steele.com 604-897-2010

Sutton Group - Seafair Realty 1625 56th Steet, Tsawwassen, BC V4L 2B2 Tel: 604.943.3110 Fax: 604.943.6155

IS THIS A BAD TIME?

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT 5784 GREENLAND DR TSAWWASSEN $599,000

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 6674 - 1A AVENUE BOUNDARY BAY $649,900

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT 5359 1ST AVE TSAWWASSEN $629,000

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT 1279 BEACH GROVE ROAD $699,900

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 4563 46A STREET WEST LADNER $689,900

Beautiful park like corner lot across from the park green space in the Terrace. Lovely 3 bedroom split level with new roof.

Gorgeous, modern and fully renovated beach cottage. Just a half block from the best swimming beach in the lower mainland. New outdoor studio, and storage for kayaks, windboards and all your water toys.

Large family home with a large park like back yard in Pebble Hill just minutes walk to Diefenbaker Park and Pebble Hill school. Neat and tidy with nice updates and newer roof.

Immaculate 5 bedroom and 3 full baths and double garage in the heart of Beach Grove with peekaboo views of the ocean.

Architecturally designed 2100 sq. ft. renovated home offering 2 bedrooms on the main plus a 750 sq. ft. master retreat up with 4 piece ensuite, fireplace, sitting room and 2 walk-in closets. All on a 7900 sq. ft. private lot with cedar deck and hot tub.

OPEN SUNDAY 11:30-4:30 8-6320 48A AVENUE LADNER $415,900

OPEN SATURDAY 2-4 102-1300 HUNTER RD., TSAWWASEN $439,900

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 423 SHANNON WAY TSAWWASSEN $614,500

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 46 - 5900 FERRY ROAD LADNER $729,900

OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 1641 FARRELL CRESCENT BEACH GROVE $829,900

Garden Estates semi-detached 3 bedroom and a den rancher on a south east lot with covered private patio. Fabulous complex just steps to bus.

Lovely 2 bedroom and den suite in Hunter Greene overlooking the 17th fairway of Beach Grove. Buy with confidence in this well run central complex.

This lovely Pebble Hill 3 bedroom split level is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac adjacent to parkland and on a sunny westerly exposed lot. Extras include new windows, decks, roof, heat pump and a sun room overlooking the gardens.

Chesapeake Landing! Beautiful 9 year old, open concept “Mallard” plan, with 3 bedrooms up. Main floor has vaulted ceilings, maple kitchen overlooking family room and out to private garden. Great complex with pool, clubhouse and caretaker.

Beautiful 12 yr. old 4 bedroom and games room home on a lovely private westerly exposed lot near elementary school, beach and walking trails. The main floor has vaulted ceilings, 2 fireplaces, maple kitchen with granite counters overlooking the family room and out to cedar deck. Wow! 07179633

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A36 The Delta Optimist July 17, 2010

THE CHANCEY TEAM See all MLS® Listings for Ladner & Tsawwassen at

BOB

www.deltarealty.ca

Call us 604.946.8899 Se Virtu w we a w. d e l t a rleTo u r a t a l t y. ca

GATEWAY TO THE GULF ISLANDS YES, you can have it all . . . a LOVELY SPACIOUS 1343 SQ.FT. CONDO to live in AND your own 27' BOAT SLIP for your boat. River West is one of Ladner's desirable adult oriented complexes with many features including recreation room, workshop, hot tub, exercise room & large storage areas. All located on quiet River front location boasting courtyard & marina access. This lovely 2nd floor condo features floor to ceiling windows. Spacious throughout. Great kitchen area, formal dining, lovely living room with gas fireplace, 2 bedrooms (master with walk in closet & huge ensuite).

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BRING THE FAMILY & THE TOYS

Enjoy this 3,300 square foot home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, large games room, den-office, family room off the spacious kitchen & eating area. There is a second teenage staircase up to the games room. 4 zone hot water heat with air exchanger. Custom built one owner home, first time available for sale. 66 x 115’ lot. Heated double garage plus a detached single garage/workshop. Room for RV, boat, etc.

209, 4753 River W, Ladner

6585 Holly Park Drive, Ladner

Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

$419,000

$719,000

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PRICE REDUCED

BEAUTIFUL CONDO WITH A BOAT SLIP

This fabulous 1,321 square foot 2 bedroom (or 1 bedroom & den) ground floor unit overlooks courtyard gardens with a peek-a-boo view of the river/ marina. Spacious kitchen with loads of cabinets, newer laminate flooring & paint, master bedroom with fabulous walk in closet & large ensuite. Terrific living room with gas fireplace and a gorgeous dining room setting overlooking the deck and courtyard. Ownership of this home can include 32' boat slip in adjacent River West Marina. River West is one of Ladners most desirable adult oriented complexes with many features including recreation room, workshop, exercise room, sauna, social room and large storage lockers.

#109, 4743 River Road West, Ladner

$399,000

$374,900

Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

STUNNINGADLINGTON Beautiful 850 sq.ft, 1 bedroom, top floor, corner unit in Adlington Court. Updated flooring, professionally painted throughout, 9' ceilings. Lovely floor plan with spacious kitchen overlooking greenery to the east. Living room with gas fireplace, large master bedroom. Covered balcony with BBQ hookup. Includes secure parking & storage locker. This home is absolutely lovely!

#205, 4747 54A St, Ladner

$264,000 Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

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PERFECT 1 BEDROOM

It's all been done! - Gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops, new cabinets and stainless steel appliances, tile flooring and sitting bar. Dining area and living room with wood flooring, lovely gas fireplace.New paint and carpet in master bedroom featuring french doors which lead to private balcony and walk through closet to updated bathroom. Storage locker just down the hall. Secured underground parking. Close to shops & amenities yet tucked quietly away in a cul-de-sac. Nothing to do but move right in.

$849,000

$239,000

WEST COAST

4523 64th Street, Ladner

#220-1441 Garden Place, Tsawwassen

Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

SUTTON GROUP WEST COAST REALTY * C e r t a i n t e r m s a n d c o n d i t i o n s a p p ly. B a s e d o n 7 % - $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 a n d 3 % o n b a l a n c e .

07179758

This beautiful custom built home with tile roof, hardy plank siding will delight you. Radiant floor heating on both floors and the quality millwork throughout. Lovely living room with gas fireplace and sloped ceilings, formal dining room with room for your china cabinet. Spacious kitchen, eating area and family room, den and nanny suite on main floor. Upstairs boasts 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms: a total of 6 bathrooms. This home has a beautifully landscaped yard. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee sitting on the front porch overlooking the sunrise over the farmlands. And in the evening enjoy a huge covered patio to with BBQ’s and view the sunsets year round. Bonus, a totally detached 17 x 12’ heated, home office with wet bar and 2 piece bath. Over 3300 sq. ft.

WEST COAST


July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist A37

THE CHANCEY TEAM See all MLS® Listings for Ladner & Tsawwassen at

BOB

www.deltarealty.ca

Call us 604.946.8899

LINDA

FEATURE HOME OF THE WEEK!

THE FINEST IN ADULT LIVING CHESAPEAKE LANDING! Much sought after luxurious, ADULT ORIENTED townhouse living. Wonderful “Heron” floor plan with approx. 2300 square feet includes a master bedroom on the main floor. Lovely formal living with high ceilings, dining room & a DEN. Spacious kitchen & eating area and a family room. 2 more bedrooms up plus a landing with built in cabinets & computer desk. Extra large, private yard. 2 car garage. And don't miss out on the terrific amenities - swimming pool, exercise & games room. Close to nature, golfing, boating and more. A terrific lifestyle close to nature, golf & marina.

D E C U D E R E PRIC

$30,000

#92, 5900 Ferry Road, Ladner

$755,000 Call Bob or Linda at 604-946-8899

07179760

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WEST COAST

SUTTON GROUP WEST COAST REALTY * C e r t a i n t e r m s a n d c o n d i t i o n s a p p ly. B a s e d o n 7 % - $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 a n d 3 % o n b a l a n c e .

WEST COAST


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

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

604-580-2772

Sales Centre Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30am - 5:00pm Email: classified@van.net Fax: 604-985-3227 Delivery: 604-439-2626

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ANNOUNCEMENTS 1170

In Memoriam

Obituaries

1170

Obituaries

1010

working.com

driving.ca

Announcements

1031

comfort, meaning, dignity and hope

1055

Remember someone special with a gift to The Delta Hospice Society.

To advertise call

To donate in Memory or in Honour of someone special: Call 604.948.0660 or visit us at www.deltahospice.org Donations can be mailed to: 4631 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 4L8. Please include name, address, full name of person being honoured and address to send card. quality of life matters

Fond memories linger every day, Remembrance keeps them near.

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CURD Charlie

BRODOWICH, Mary

It is with extreme sadness that we announce the sudden and untimely passing of our dear daughter, wife, mother, sister, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law and friend. Mary left this world as we know it in the early hours of July 13th, 2010. Mary will forever live in the memories of her mom, Veronica Kavanagh, her dearly beloved husband and soul mate Rob, and her two precious children, son Brandon (11), daughter Kiya (4) and a special young man who was like a son to her, Dillon Brodowich, brother Joe and sisters Marcy and Marie, Mother-in-law Ellen Humchitt, father-in-law Bob (Burma) Brodowich, a large extended family and numerous nieces and nephews. Mary is predeceased by her father Joseph Kavanagh (2008). A celebration of Mary’s life will be held on Sunday, July 18th from 2-4 pm at the Fisherman Hall 4481 Savoy St. Ladner B.C. A heart of gold stopped beating Hard working hands went to rest She lived her life for those she loved And those she loved will remember.

In Memoriam IN MEMORIAM

Douglas Matkin

1927- July 15, 2010 Charlie passed away quietly at Delta Hospital of a stroke. We will always remember him for his good humour and love of life, his dedication to his daily yoga exercise and the sauna at Windskill in his later years. He was happiest traveling the world, visiting with his grandchildren and puttering in his English style garden in Tsawwassen. Born in London, a Cockney and proud of it, in a family of 8 siblings he immigrated to Canada in 1955, was a member of the Bricklayers’ Union for 51 years. Of course he said that he had one year off for coffee breaks. Charlie met and married a young widow, Belle Maynard Hogg, with three children. He would tell you that he survived the Great Depression, World War II, the London Blitz, Evacuation, cancer, asbestosis and 50 years of marriage. Belle, the children, family and friends will miss him very much. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 8440 Williams Rd., Richmond, B.C. on Monday, July 19, at 11 am. Family and friends are invited to share in those happy moments that we’ve all enjoyed together. No flowers please.

Joan and the kids

Coming Events

604-630-3300

Found

BRACELET (THIN) found foot of 12 Ave near beach, call to identify. 604-943-1869

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Found

KING DOBERMAN PINCHER was found near Surrey Memorial Hospital on July 11. Please call to identify 778-888-2704

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Lost

BUDGIE, LOST River Rd & Ferry Rd in Ladner, Turquoise/green w/yellow head. 604-946-2311

FEATURED EMPLOYMENT BUILDING INSPECTOR – Auxiliary

Advertising Sales Representative The Richmond News has an opening on their sales team. If you are a dynamic individual with excellent communication skills, this is your chance to join a great organization. The successful applicant will be responsible for an active client list, developing new business, selling ad space in special features, online sales and providing ideas for the growth of the Richmond News. You work well as a team player; have a positive attitude and an overwhelming desire to succeed. You have a proven record of sales success and are able to work effectively to deadlines.

An opportunity exists for an experienced Building Inspector that holds a Building Inspector’s Association of BC Level 2 Certificate to assist Delta’s Property Use and Compliance Division in meeting work load demands. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and thorough knowledge of the BC Building Code as it applies to Single Family Dwellings is required. A competitive salary will commensurate with experience. Please Quote competition #56/10ex by August 13, 2010. Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Check. Interested applicants are requested to submit Delta’s ‘Application Form’ (available on our website or by calling 604-946-3246), to:

The Corporation of Delta Attention: Human Resources 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Email: employment@corp.delta.bc.ca Fax: 604.946.3706 www.corp.delta.bc.ca

Other qualifications include:

May the Sunshine of Comfort Dispel the Clouds of Despair

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Lost

REWARD

1920- 2009

Everyday in some small way Memories of you come our way. Though absent, you are always near Still missed, loved and always dear.

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Delta Hospice Society

Donations to the Delta Hospice Society support the Harold & Veronica Centre for Supportive Care and Irene Thomas Hospice.

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Wed. Newspaper - Fri. 4:00pm Wed. Newspaper - Tues. 10:00am Sat. Newspaper - Wed. 4:00pm Sat. Newspaper - Fri. 10:00am

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www.stenbergcollege.com

Tierra, blonde Labradoodle, 70 lbs. Last seen on Newcastle Island Tues. evening. She lives on Protection Island and is known as the “kayaking dog”. A REWARD IS OFFERED FOR HER SAFE RETURN.

250-618-6668

trudychatwin@telus.net

• • • • • •

Effective time management Excellent verbal and written skills Creativity Computer skills Drivers license and vehicle General knowledge of the Richmond market an asset

To respond to this opportunity e-mail your resume to dhamilton@richmond-news.com or drop off to: Dave Hamilton Advertising Sales Manager The Richmond News 5731 No. 3 Road, Richmond, BC V6X 2C9 All resumes must be received by Wednesday, July 21, 2010. Thank you in advance for all resumes. Only those candidates that receive interviews will be contacted.

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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT NOW HIRING ADULT SUPPORT WORKERS

Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) seeks residential and day support workers. Must be available to work days, eve, w/end & O/N. Ability to work with individuals who may display challenging behaviours and/or use alternate communication methods, including ASL. Must be committed to person-centred service and community inclusion. Related diploma/degree, class 4 license, NVCI and First-Aid/CPR required.

Please send resume to Lisa Thomson: fax 604 299-5921 or email hr@gobaci.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. www.gobaci.com

General Warehouse Positions Apply to: www.ingrammicro.com/careers Fax: 604-276-8359

JOB FAIR

Thursday, July 29 9:00am - 5:00pm 7451 Nelson Road, Richmond

July 17, 2010 The Delta Optimist

2075 2010

Appliances

SYSTEMS INC.

We sell & service all hot & cold pressure washers 604.434.2188 upsi.ca #11 - 5850 Byrne Rd. Burnaby

LIKE NEW!

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

OPEN YOUR HEART – OPEN YOUR HOME Adults with physical and mental disabilities face housing issues even greater than the average person.Thompson Community Services’ mission is to help meet those needs. For more than 20 years, Thompson has met the housing and personal needs of people with a range of disabilities. Now we’re hoping we can find individuals who can help us continue that tradition of services. Our clients have a variety of needs, but most simply need a home where people will care about them. They require supervision and need the support and stability that comes from living in a home. What they really need is someone to care, just as Thompson Community Services has cared. We are seeking female caregivers who have extensive experience and knowledge around supporting individuals with mental health conditions. If you have extra room in your home, and want to take on one of the most rewarding challenges you’ll ever face, we’ll be happy to give you more information.

Just call us at 604-584-9572 and ask for Liz MacDonald or contact us at: Thompson Community Services — 13508-106th Ave., Surrey, BC V3T 2C5 Fax. 604-589-9512 Email: lmacdonald@tcsinfo.ca Website: thompsoncommunityservices.com

EMPLOYMENT 1240

General Employment

1240

General Employment

EXPERIENCED CARE AIDE needed for disabled female. Permanent part time work that includes personal care, meal prep. and some light house duties, willing to train the right person. Please call 604-940-3901, lve message.

GlobeGround Fuel Services HAS AIRCRAFT REFUELER POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Shift work, 24-hour operation. Operate ground support equipment

MUST HOLD A VALID CLASS 5 DRIVERS LICENSE

LABORATORY ASSISTANT Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to fill various Laboratory Assistant positions for the graveyard shift (11pm - 7am) in its Vancouver facility. Must be able to handle up to 40 lbs as some heavy manual labor may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Starting wage of approximately $13 (combination of base wage, graveyard shift premium and daily production bonus). Detail descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website:

www.acmelab.com

Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by email as instructed on the website. Personal Trainer Certification Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be avail. 604-930-8377 See our ad in todays paper under Education.

EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE MEDICAL/DENTAL / HEALTH BENEFITS PAID TRAINING / UNIFORM / PARKING

You must be a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant To apply please forward your resume to:

yvr.hr@am.servisair.com or fax to 604-276-0635

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants, however only successful applicants will be contacted.

SUBSTITUTE NEWSPAPER CARRIERS

Needed This Summer

Some of our great Delta Optimist carriers are taking a much deserved vacation. We need substitute carriers this summer. Youth and adult routes will be available. Here is your chance to get some exercise, meet your neighbours and make some extra cash this summer. You must be available to deliver on Wednesday and Saturday mornings or early afternoons. Please call for more details. 604-249-3332

Office Personnel

Tsawwassen Landscape Maintenance Company

has full-time positions available LAWN CARE TECHNICIANS with valid Driver’s Licence. Competitive wages. For details please call 604-943-6786

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Medical/Dental

Dental Assistant Trainees Needed!

Dentist’s hiring well Trained Assistants! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement available!

1-888-748-4131

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

1-888-748-4126

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm. Looking for someone who just recently graduated Grade 12 within the past 1-2 years required for general office duties with import/export company in Tilbury Industrial Park. Email resume to: nnorth@shblackwell.com or fax 604-940-1339

1300

EUROPEAN LEATHER recliner, cream colour exc cond. seldom used, $500. 604-948-1476

$

Warranty and Delivery Removal Available

604-306-5134

2040

Clothing/Fur/ Jewels

RING, DIAMOND, 1/2 karat round Canadian appraised $6100 sell for $2600, 604-943-5341

2045

Computers/ Electronics

1310

Trades/Technical

Teachers/ Instructors

F/T ECE

with infant Toddler certificate required for a large daycare centre in Tsawwassen. Please call 604-502-1016 or fax cover letter with resume to 604-502-1017.

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.

Job Listings, From A-Z From advertising executive or banker to x-ray technician or zookeeper, you'll find it in the Employment Section.

To advertise in Employment call 604-630-3300

HUDSON BAY RAILWAY

an OmniTRAX, Inc. managed company, owns and operated over 800 miles of track through Manitoba to the Hudson Bay, is seeking candidates who have the knowledge and desire to work out of The Pas in Northern Manitoba. ● GENERAL FOREMAN Mechanical: Directs, administrators and oversees all the activities of the Mechanical department locally; supports the policies, goals and objectives as established. ● Locomotive Machinist: Inspects, troubleshoots, performs preventive maintenance and installation of locomotive mechanical systems and equipment (diesel engine, wheels/truck repair and air brake). ● Locomotive Electrician: Inspects, troubleshoots, performs preventive maintenance and installation of locomotive electrical wiring and equipment (motors, generators and lighting). ● Tamper Operator: Required to work from The Pas to Churchill, MB. Must be able to do the following: operate and maintain heavy equipment, have the ability to read electric and hydraulic schematics, have an understanding of track geometry, possess computer skills and be qualify in CROR. ● Roadmaster (Gilliam/ Thompson, MB): Serves as the territory lead, responsible for the planning of all track-related activities including priorities, performance expectations, metrics and measurements. Additional details at www.omnitrax.com Send resume to recruiting@omnitrax.com or fax 866-448-9259

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Well established company requires a certified mechanical engineer, with min 7 years experience in multi-family residential & commercial new construction projects. High level competency/ understanding of Plumbing, Fire Protection, HVAC & Ventilation Industry Standards. We offer highly competitive wages and benefits. Please send resumes to fax 604-689-8809 or email: info@allstarmechanical.com

To advertise call

604-630-3300

Musical Instruments

2118

Recycler

FIRE WOOD, free you p/u, 604-948-1547 FREE FIREWOOD Call 604-940-9406 FRIDGE, TV w/ stand, Pull- out couch & Miscellanious, all free! you pick up Sat.9-12 @ 503 Connaught Dr, Tsaw. 943-9284

2125

Tickets

SLASH @ The Commodore Fri Oct 1st, 2010, 2 Tix/$225 obo Call 604-309-5849

2130

TV/Stereo/Video

TV, 42 inch HD rear projection, 5 player dvd/cd surround sound sys. & cab. $400, 604-940-0187

PVR FOR sale. Paid $500, Reselling for $250. In Perfect Condition 604-952-0885

2055

Food Products

3015

Childcare Available

Bright Eyes Academy

2170 Westham Island Rd Delta (big blue barn) U- Pick Blueberries & tayberries Ready Pick - Raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries & black currants. Also frozen strawberries 7 days 8am - 6pm 604-946-7471 We accept cash, interac, Mastercard & Visa

EXP’D CHILDCARE provider has full time spot avail immed, Central Ladner. Call 604-946-6454

DUKE BLUEBERRIES $2.00/lb 2pm - 6pm 4287 46A St 604-946-3887

FULLY QUALIFIED MOM Of 3yr old, central Ladner, near 2 schls. Before/after schl & full day avail in my happy home, good rates, 1st Aid Certified, must be ok with friendly pets I have a van for drop off & p/up, ref’s avail. Call Niki @ 604-306-3554

EMMA LEA FARMS

2727 Westham Isl.Rd, Ladner

★RASPBERRIES ★BLUEBERRIES U-Pick & Picked Tayberries, Blackberries, OK Cherries, Veggies & Jams

604-946-8216

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For Sale Miscellaneous

ACORN SUPERGLIDE 120 Stairlift. Easy to use joy stick and many other features. $1200 obo Call D Kirkwood 604-943-2585

Child Care Centres

Programs for ages 0 - 12 Visit our website:

www.brighteyesacademy.ca Register Now for Preschool 2010/2011

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Childcare Wanted

CAREGIVER REQ’D for 2 happy girls, 2-3 days/week in our Tsaw. home, starting August. Hours on caredays are 7:30 - 12 noon, to get kids to schools & do housekeeping, 3 - 5:45pm to pick up girls. Pays $15/hour. Car req’d, mileage paid. One daughter has physical disability and requires some help. 604-943-8793

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BLACK 10FT diam. free standing umberella $600; Schwinn exercise bike $250; B&G lawnmower cordless $200: 604-948-2195

Daycare Centres

Licensed Family Daycare

GEORGE FOREMAN Indr/ outdr elec grill. In new cond, complete w/grill stand $60 604-940-5525

2075

French Immersion 0-12 yrs. Ladner

Furniture

Activities include story telling, crafts, outdoor play. BEST Deal Restwell Matt Sets. Full wrty, Dble $319. Queen $339 King $559. Will deliver. 722-3636

2080

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Daycare Centres

CREATION STATION DAYCARE Licensed Group Daycare & School Age has spaces avail. for ages 30 mos. - 10 yrs.

604-940-8077 creationstationdaycare.com

UPRIGHT PIANO, WEBER Mahogany, (HEINTZMAN) exc cond. with bench. $1200. 604-943-6163

BISSETT FARMS

F/T Clerical Person

24 HR respite work in group homes available. Great training & experience. Fax 604-953-1236. APPRENTICE MECHANIC/ Gas Pump Attendant wanted. Please call Johny, 604-943-5333

1270

DINING ROOM suite, cherry wood, oval, 6 chairs, buffet & hutch. $1000. 604-943-2838

2105 UNDER PRESSURE

Furniture

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Openings available

Pls Call Marie-Claude

604-946-7402

Garage Sale

TSAW- NOT YOUR AVERAGE GARAGE SALE Embroidery/Gift business owners selling samples.

Souvenir Tshirts from all over North America,gifts & accessories galore. Haven’t been there, Buy the T shirt 3 for $5.00 Thread for the home embroiderer 5 spools for $1.00

BLOW OUT PRICES 90% brand new merchandise 10% nearly new.

Lots & lots of great stuff !! 1359 Beach Grove Road, Tsawwassen Saturday July 17th 9-4pm Sunday July 18th 9-4pm

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Homecare Available

BLUE HERON

Home Support Respite, Companion, Light Housekeeping. Local & Insured. Free Consultation. Affordable rates! Jen Davies, RCA 604-948-9015

4060

Metaphysical

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Business Opportunity

#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 info@coverallbc.com 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

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Business Services

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

5035

Financial Services

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

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

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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! 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.

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.

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604-630-3300 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 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).

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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Dogs

TORTOISE SHELL cat, 5 yrs old, free to a good home. 778-239-7087

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

Dogs

Puppy Paradise

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SURREY

9613 192ND Street

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

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

HAVENESE Registered SIBERIAN HUSKY MIN PIN MINI PUGGLE SHIHTZU/PUGS PAPILLON Registered PEKEPOO POODLE Registered SHELTIE Registered BICHAPOO YORKIE Registered

$795 $895 $1050 $595 $595 $695 $695 $795 $695 $695 $795 $795 $895 $695 $795 $895

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Shihtzu-Poodle X Maltese-Pekingese X Pomeranian Registered, M/F Yorkie-Poo Pekingese

Maltese

$275 $275 $395 $395

$395 $495

534-5544 290-8405

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Pet Services

TSAWWASSEN , View Crescent. 2 BR, 2 baths, top flr corner, u/g prkg, enste w/d, $1575. Aug 1. 604-505-8467, sloo@shaw.ca

6508

Apt/Condos

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

For Carpet, Upholstery, Mattress. Why live with urine odor? Guaranteed! 604-536-7627 www.Emerald.ChemDry.ca

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

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Mon-Sat 11-8/Sun 12-6

puppyparadise.ca

Pets - Other

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

3550

778-552-5366 or 778-298-5758

Poultry

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

NON SHED small pets, credit card ok $400 up. 604-542-8892 pics @ www.puppiesandponies.ca

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Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

BERNESE BLK lab, fam raised, dewormed, vet✔ 1st shots, $600. 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls

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

P/B LABS, family raised, vet checked, 1st shots, $600 - $800 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls PIT BULL puppies male & female 8 wks 1st shots, dewormed. View parents. $400. Ph 604-701-1587

RARE! ENGLISH & FRENCH colored Bulldogs. Reserve now! 604-802-6934 www.westcoastrarebulldogs.com

TSAWWASSEN Shawnigan

2 bedroom suite available in clean and quiet building. Located 1 block from shopping mall and on bus route. Minutes from parks and beach area. For more info or to view please call 604-943-0002 1 and 2 bedroom suites available in a quiet well maintained bldg. Rent includes 2 appl, drapes, heat and hot water. Located close to school, shopping, recreation centre and bus route. To make an appt to view please call 604-943-1487

Beautiful complex consisting of 6 bldgs. & water fountains. 1 & 2 bedroom suites, include drapes, wall to wall carpets, balconies, elevators, and wheel chair access. Tsaw. Manor includes heat. Close to beach, parks, recreation centre & school. To make an appt to view please call 604-948-9111

LADNER Westport

2 bedroom suites available August 1st. Rent includes 3 appl, garburator, in-suite washer/dryer hookups, insuite storage, carpets and drapes. Bicycle storage, covered and underground parking also avail. To view or for info please call 604-940-9919

Evergreen Lane

LAB PUPS silver/charcoal , PB RARE! vet chd, social, quiet temp. $875. Chwk 778-549-8621 ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $400+ 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

CHOOSE YOUR NEW HOME FROM OUR LIST OF WELL MAINTAINED AND MANAGED SUITES!

Century Village and Tsawwassen Manor

PET URINE Removal Treatment ™

Section 38 of theTrustee Act RSBC 1996, Chapter 464 NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others, having claims against the estate of HANS HERBERT DUKE BLUHM aka DUKE BLUHM, who died on the 21st day of June, 2010, are hereby required to send them to the administrator, Daniel David Lowen, in care of the Delta Law Office at 4873 Delta Street, Delta, B.C. V4K 2T9, before the 17th of August, 2010, after which date the administrator will distribute the said estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which she has notice. Delta Law Office

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Apt/Condos

DELTA WEST

4895-55B St, Ladner Bach, 1 & 2 BR, Available. Spacious suites, balconies, rent incls heat & hot water, prkg available. Refs. N/P.

CALL 604 946-1094 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

NORTH DELTA, 1 BR renovated top-floor, avail immed $775 n/s n/p adult oriented 604.910.6440

Kerry Court

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

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$695 $795 $895 $695 $795

KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

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

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Feed & Hay

SPECIAL • Cedar Shavings ENGLISH MASTIFF lg. p/b pups. Rare, apricot color & fawn. Shots, declawed. Ready Aug. 2. F-$900; M-$1100. Call 604-769-1234

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Apartments & Condos

Triple Five Trucking

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LHASALIER MORKIE HAVANESE/PUG

RENTALS 6505

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

BREED

Dogs

Cats

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

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3508

1 & 2 bedroom suites available in one of our four well maintained bldgs. Located near shops, school and bus routes. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets and drapes. To view these suites please call 604-946-2694

Del Rio

2 bedroom suite available August 1st in quiet well maintained building. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets, drapes and h/w. To make an appt to view please call 604-946-9268

Georgia Court & Harbourside

Affordable bachelor and 3 bedroom suites available in the heart of Ladner Village. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets, drapes and hot water. Shops and bus stop nearby. To view or for more information please call 604-946-9268

Sorry No Pets or BBQs References Required WWW.CENTURY GROUP.CA/

TSAW. 1 BR, 2nd flr, all appls, new carpets/paint, inste wd, f/p, np, no BBQ, $1140. incl heat, prkg, suit adults. 604-943-6163 TSAW 2BR 2 bath+ den, 1100sf, 400sf balc+view, f/p, w/d, np, new reno’d, Aug1 $1575 946-4540

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Duplexes - Rent

2 BR + detatched room, Ladner Village, yard, pets ok, $1500 incl net, ns, Aug. 1, 604-940-4442

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Furnished Accommodation

COTTAGE - 1BR furn, Tsaw. quiet treed area. $285 per week or daily. 604-943-4630

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Houses - Rent

AUG 1, 3-Bdrm, Exec 2-storey, 3 bath, 2 f/p, appls, Double Garage, Ladner Sunrise, quiet bay, np/ns, $1900+ utils, 604-943-4931 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard,

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Office/Retail Rent

Suites/Partial Houses

FOR LEASE

Office Space 621 sqft avail June 1st . 4840 Delta Street, Ladner. 2nd, elevator & sec indoor prkng, Ph: Gertie 1-250-247-7242 or cell 604-306-4563

Tsawwassen ● Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall has prime retail spaces available in Oliva ● Windsor Woods – unit #5 – 1,057 sq. ft. ● Century Square 1658 Sq ft of Office/Commercial Space for Lease For more information call Tina or Sandra at Century Group 604-943-2203

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Shared Accommodation

6595-25

Lad./Tsaw./ S. Delta

2 BDRMS shared farm house W.Ladner on farm. More info 778-233-0564 Avail now.

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Storage

RIDEK STORAGE

1473 GULF RD, Pt Roberts Washington state - just across the border south of Tsaw. Exterior & mini storage avail. Boats, RVs and more starting at $20/month. 360-945-5242

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Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDR bsmt suite for 1 incl 5 appl/ cable/hydro n/s n/p priv ent/yd Aug 1. $800. 604-946-1047

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

1 BR Bsmnt Sute, utils incl Cable & Internet, np, ns, Suits lady, avail Aug 1, $800, 778-999-7450

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Mobiles/Pads

1 BR bsmt suite, nr bus stop, school, Port Guichon area. $700 pet ok, n/s, 604-961-1942

RV SPACE www.sunnypointroberts.com 360-945-1986

1 BR suite $650 incl util, net, cab G.V P. Bridge N/P N/S 117 St & River Rd N.Surrey 778-893-1855

new roof, double garage.. $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

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1 BR Tsaw. ground floor unit, immed, $775, near parks & transit shared storage, laundry & utils, Large yard, ns, 604-943-5823 2 BR bsmt, newly reno’d, E. Ladner, big yard, $950, ns, np, avail July 15, 778-996-7175 2 BR, Ladner, quiet, lg/clean, grnd lev, priv ent, w/d, storage, $900 incl utils. Aug 1, n/s, n/p. suits adults. 604-940-0870 2 BR quiet area Ladner reno’d, bright, own w/d, fenced yard. $1050. Av Aug 1. 604-338-7353 2 BR + stor, spacious garden ent, lrg yard, gas f/p, hi ceiling, w/d, cable/net, Tsaw, np ns, $1150+ut, avail August 1, 604-782-0598 LADNER 4 BR+, 2 bath, great location, fenced yard, double garage, np $1500 604-946-6739 TSAW 2 Br,brand new bsmt ste new appl, ns, np, w/d, bright, shrd yrd.$875+util 604-948-1189 Sept TSAW BRAND new 1 br grd lvl ste, bright, share ldry, own entry. beside Winskill Prk. $850/mth. Avail Aug/Sept 604-612-0206

TSAW. large 1 Br bsmt suit, dw, insuite wd, gas fp, I-net, ns, np, $1000 + utils. 604-948-0203

TSAWWASSEN. Large, bright 2 BR. Only 5 minute drive to the ocean! Priv w/d, high ceilings, patio. $1,250/mo incl hydro/cable/ ’net. Ns/np. Aug 1. 604-218-7451

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Wanted To Rent

FAMILY of 3 adults in need of a spacious 2 br, 2 bath condo, in Tsaw, with w/d, d/w. All day sun or aft sun on balcony. Nr stores. Long term if possible, where pets are ok to visit. 604-943-5315 MATURE CLEAN quiet ns couple seeks 2 br garden suite in Ladner, nr bus & shops, need by or before Aug 30, refs avail, 604-618-2514

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Collectibles & Classics

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Sports & Imports

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1999 HONDA Civic SI, upgraded, all accessories, no accidents, Exc Cond, manual, $5750 946-4540

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1972 TR6 restored, new clutch, brakes, top, excellent condition. $18,500 obo 604-728-8042

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Surrey

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Houses - Sale

6020-01

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6035

Mobile Homes

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6050

Out Of Town Property

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6052

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Fencing/Gates

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EDGEMONT GUTTERS

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8055

Residential Cleaning Service

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