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Before you squash it into oblivion with a folded magazine, or take a tennis racket to one of its webs, take heed of this: the spider plays a key role in the planet’s health. This is according to the Langley Environmental Partners Society. “Many people have a great fear of spiders, and autumn is certainly spider season,” a LEPS press release states. “However, spiders are quite important to the well being of society. Spiders may be creepy, but they are indeed a beneficial insect playing an important role in our ecosystem.” According to LEPS, spiders are an important part of the food chain. As predators, they control pest populations by feeding on a wide variety of insects, such as flies, mosquitoes, aphids, and grasshoppers. Spiders help rid us of unwanted insects in our homes, gardens, and on farms. It is estimated that spiders eat more insects than the weight of the world’s entire human population combined. The world-wide benefit of pest control by predatory insects and spiders together may exceed US $100 billion per year. Spiders, these popular symbols of Halloween, themselves also provide an important food source for birds and other animals. Of the more than 20,000 different species of spiders in the Americas, only a few of them cause problems for people. Many spider venoms are dangerous only to the species’ natural prey. Only four species are considered to be truly dangerous to humans: the brown recluse, black widow, hobo spider, and the yellow sac spider. In some parts of the world, larger spiders are eaten and also considered a delicacy. In Cambodia, fried spiders are a common treat. Insecticides are an ineffective way of controlling spiders indoors. House spiders should be relocated outdoors, and can be dispatched to the outside world by catching them carefully and gently with a jar and a stiff piece of paper, and then releasing them.

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Efficiency drives energy company What’s online Scrap vs. cancer

Mac’s Traders has a campaign running to Oct. 20 to donate to the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley when people bring in scrap for recycling. Owner Ruedi Uebelhardt is offering donations for items such as water tanks, washers or dryers, cars, vans or trucks, stainless steel sinks, and stoves. Mac’s is at 22334 Fraser Hwy. and can be reached at 604-5334339. • More online

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Ghosts and goblins, along with a few costumed Rotarians, are teaming-up for two days of scary, intended to feed local students. The Rotary Club of Langley is staging Big-R Pumpkin Patch Days Oct. 16 and 17 at Apex Secondary in Otter. The event will raise money for meal programs in Langley schools, said Rotarian and project leader Jimmy See. • More online

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Food Day on menu

Several groups are working together to present United Against Hunger Oct. 18 for World Food Day, a day created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. From 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., there will be activities and information at Kwantlen Polytechnic University from a cornucopia of experts and organizations. There will be a hosted lunch. • More online

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Veissmann Manufacturing is feeding the demand for efficient and green energy in B.C. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com

A cluster of apartments and seniors housing rising in Murrayville right now includes a feature still uncommon in the Lower Mainland: solar water heating. The solar heaters on the roof of the project, going up near 223rd Street and Fraser Highway, are provided by Veissmann Manufacturing, the West Coast offices of which are located in Langley. A total of 120 Veissmann solar water heaters will be installed when the project is finished. The German-owned company is bringing energy efficiency technologies from Europe to North America, including right here, said regional manager Randy Stuart. “Europe is substantially ahead of us on the efficiency curve,” Stuart said. However, pressure to slash carbon emissions, and the desire to find long-term cost savings have both driven more builders and homeowners to alternative heating methods. Langley residents have tried out geothermal heating, and the Township is considering a neighbourhood heating project. Other Lower Mainland communities are also dipping a toe in the pool. That has seen Veissmann’s business grow fourfold in the past 10 years, Stuart said. The company’s primary business is highefficiency boilers used for radiant floor heating. If it’s built into a home or office from the start, heating with water is no more costly, and is more energy efficient than using a furnace and forced air, Stuart said. The pipes for water take up less space than air ducts, and the heat is transmitted more efficiently.

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Randy Stuart of Veissmann Manufacturing peered through one of the company’s heat exchangers at their Langley offices. Another, more radical technology is a high-tech variation on the wood-burning fireplace. Veissmann makes wood pellet burning systems to heat water, which should be a natural fit for B.C. The province is a net exporter of wood pellets, using beetle-killed wood from the Interior. Despite burning wood, the system is much cleaner than a wood-burning fireplace, Stuart said. It carefully feeds in pellets and air to create an ideal burning mixture, and uses a two-stage burning process. “Everything is very closely controlled,” Stuart said. Six months of burning will yield about a gallon of fine ash, and if renewable farmed trees are used for fuels, the system is almost completely carbon neutral. The system is about the size of a furnace, with an additional pellet holder about the size of an oil drum. The problem is that the pellets need to be delivered with some regularity. Until there is a significant number of users, there’s no

money in setting up a regular delivery service of fresh pellets. The low price of natural gas is also a disincentive for people to switch heating systems, Stuart said. From small home and office heating systems, Veissmann is also a partner in one of the largest efficient heating projects in the Lower Mainland. It supplies technology for the Lonsdale Energy Corp. The City of North Vancouver create the LEC as a district energy project, allowing buildings to circulate heated water, complete with mini-heating plants in a number of buildings. Every new large building in the City of North Van must now join the LEC. Over the next few years, Veissmann’s B.C. sales are expected to grow, as the provincial government has pledged to make many schools, hospitals, and other government buildings carbon neutral. “We are still seeing very strong growth,” Stuart said. In fact, the company has so far seen a 50 per cent increase this year over last year.

Crime

Arrest made in unsolved murder case Surrey RCMP arrested a Langley man in connection with a murder in 2000. by Bob Groeneveld

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A Langley man has been arrested and charged in connection with a 10-year-old

murder case. Shayne Preece, 27 years old at the time, was shot in Surrey on June 12, 2000, and died of his injuries. David Langlet, 37, of Langley, was arrested on Oct. 8, 2010, after an investigation by members of the Surrey RCMP Unsolved Homicide Unit. Police report that the arrest was made “without incident.”

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Toll jumper gets handed fines A fake licence plate allowed a Maple Ridge man to defeat a bridge toll – for a while. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com

Langley’s top cop pulled over a driver who had run up more than 90 crossings of the Golden Ears Bridge, using a fake licence plate. Supt. Derek Cooke of the Langley RCMP recently learned of a local resident who had received a hefty bill for repeated crossings of the

within 10 minutes as toll bridge. it crossed from Maple This was somewhat Ridge. puzzling, as the man had The car’s rear licence never crossed the bridge, plate had been altered, said Cpl. Holly Marks, Marks said. spokesperson for the The altered plate was Langley detachment. seized, and the 50-yearWhile the owner notiold Maple Ridge man fied TransLink and got a behind the wheel was new licence plate, Cooke given tickets for failing took an interest in the Derek Cooke to display a front plate, case and got the data on RCMP superintendent altering his licence plate, crossing times for the and speeding, for $414 fraudulent vehicle. in fines. He then staked out the bridge The information has also been during the suspect’s usual crosspassed along to TransLink. ing time, and pulled over the car

Nature

Public garden closer to growth

A sizeable donation will help bring an arboretum in the Township to life in coming years. by Roxanne Hooper rhooper@langleyadvance.com

A $25,000-cash infusion and offers of labour and heavy duty equipment will help move a 35-acre public garden a lot closer to realization. In cooperation with Langley Township and City, the Arboretum and Botanical Society of Langley (ABSL) has been working to raise funds to create the Derek Doubleday Arboretum as a public facility for almost two years. The recent donations from Bill Clemas of W.R. Clemas & Son Construction Ltd. will speed up the progress on the project significantly, said membership chair Eric Bysouth. The financial contribution will be used to buy base materials for Photo contributed site roads, trails and the A $25,000 cheque from Bill parking lot, with Clemas Clemas (right), along with a pledge also offering labour and of his heavy equipment, was heavy equipment to help actually lay the foundation gratefully accepted by Arboretum and Botanical Society of Langley for this project, Bysouth explained. Work actually founder Les Clay. began on site last week. If founder Les Clay has his way, this public garden will one day feature an educational centre, trails, bridges, sustainable horticulture, urban agriculture, and some riparian area plantings. “ABSL thanks Bill Clemas for his generous contribution to the project,” Bysouth said. “After this work is done, the Township will arrange to start with the basic garden development. The society will work to raise funds for specific planting work, including plantings that citizens donate private funds for,” he elaborated. Given the recent donations, Clay is optimistic the facility will be ready for some planting next year. In fact, he is counting on transplanting a few giant specimens from his own garden to the site next spring. The site, owned by the Township (and a small portion by the City) is located north of Fraser Highway and the old Berry farm land, and southwest of the Langley Regional Airport.

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“Are you green?” That’s the catchphrase of Green Drinks International – an organization of eco-minded social networking groups that meets informally once a month. Its premise is simple: get a bunch of like-minded individuals talking about local environmental concerns while having fun over drinks. “The point is to connect people with similar interests so that they can make a difference in their community,” explained the Langley chapter’s founder, Travis Strain. Strain started the Langley chapter after a friend showed him the Green Drinks website. “I wanted to put on an event for people interested in anything green,” he explained, citing university classes as the spark to his eco-passion. “I wanted to expand my network of like-minded people.” And Green Drinks provided him with the opportunity to do just that.

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BC Conservatives have formed constituency organizations in both the Langley and Fort Langley-Aldergrove provincial ridings, with Steve Schafer as president in Langley and John Burns presiding in Fort Langley-Aldergrove. The BC Conservative party will hold its annual general meeting on Oct. 16 at UBC. Registration starts at 9 a.m.

Strain runs both the Surrey and Langley chapters of Green Drinks International and is hoping to expand both. The Surrey group has been going for 10 months and has enough members to support an occasional speaker to discuss a specialized topic for a portion of the evening, but the Langley group is still young. While they have only been meeting for four months, Strain has already begun to plan some of the topics the group could explore further, like transit in Langley. “That’s a huge one,” he said. But he also wants to discuss topics such as organizations that focus on bringing a sense of community back into neighbourhoods and environmentally friendly cleaners. Langley Green Drinks is for anyone, whether they work in an environmental field or just want to live a more sustainable life. They meet once a month, usually the fourth Tuesday of every month, and the meeting lasts around two hours. “It’s a very free-flowing network,” Strain said. “There’s really no agenda.” People are free to come and go as they please, and the crowd isn’t just people from Langley. Others from surrounding Green Drinks groups in New Westminster, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver often stop by to join the conversation. “There’s lots of intermingling,” Strain said. Which, after all, is the whole point. Langley Green Drinks will be having their next meeting at the Sonoma Grill and Lounge on October 26 at 6 p.m. To find out more about the Langley chapter or to sign up for a monthly reminder email, visit www.langleygreendrinks.com. More information about Green Drinks International can be found online at www.greendrinks.org.

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One man faces charges after he was caught with stolen phone wire recently.

A mare and its foal were spotted frolicking in a North Langley field, taking advantage of the unexpected sunshine to gallop around the field and graze. Occasionally the foal would wonder off, but it didn’t take long before mom came wandering over to check up and find out what her kid was up to.

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A pair of observant Langley residents put a stop to some wire thieves last week. Just before 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 8, the two residents phoned the police to report seeing two men stealing phone wire in the 5100 block of 240th Street. They couldn’t give much of a description, simply saying that one of the men was carrying a backpack, said RCMP Cpl. Holly Marks. Police responding to the call found broken wire hanging from a pole. A dog unit called in picked up a trail and led officers to two mountain bikes, a back pack, and a pair of tree shears hidden in a bush. Nearby hiding in the underbrush was a 33-year-old Langley man. He was arrested for theft. More than 45 metres of phone wire was recovered. Marks said the wire’s value is about $1,000, but repairs will cost about $5,000. Phone service to almost 100 homes was disrupted by the attempted theft. Suspicious activity around telephone poles should be reported to the police, Marks said. The thefts impact large parts of the community through loss of service. In a recent example, phone cable stolen from Burnaby caused a phone and pager blackout for the Burnaby General Hospital, a potential disaster for patients.

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Property taxes remain stable for TransLink No property tax hikes are coming from TransLink, but vehicle levies remain on the table. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com

There will be no hikes in property taxes to pay for expanded TransLink service, Lower Mainland mayors have decided.

A meeting of the TransLink mayors council on Tuesday voted unanimously to oppose a new property tax. TransLink is desperate for cash to expand its system. It most recently adopted a budget that prevented cuts in the system, but put a hold on any further expansion until it can find new funding sources. The mayors council has ruled out a property tax, but will look at all other options, possibly including a fuel tax or

vehicle levy, said Township Mayor Rick Green. Both the fuel tax and the vehicle levy are seen as negative and are not the Township’s preferred choices, Green said. More discussions with the provincial government are in the works. It remains to be seen if they’ll be receptive to helping TransLink find new sources of cash. “I guess we’ll soon find out,” Green said.


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Healthy outdoor exercise, a new outlet for Aldergrove’s young people, and a doorway to greener personal transportation – a new bike park will provide a bit of each. A new park built for mountain bikers by mountain bikers opens Sunday in Aldergrove, and everyone from pros to newbies is encouraged to come and try it out. The facility was created by the Township of Langley in Aldergrove Athletic Park as part of a general improvement plan for the entire park. The Mountain Bike Park will be officially opened at 2707 268 Street at 1 p.m. on Oct. 17. If weather allows, enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their bikes out for a test run. “This is a great addition to Aldergrove Athletic Park, and to the recreational opportunities for young people in Aldergrove in general,” said Al Neufeld, the Township’s manager of parks design and development. “We expect it will get a lot of use from mountain bikers and BMXers from within the community and throughout Langley,” he said. The new Mountain Bike Park features four main areas, said Township landscape design coordinator Blair Arbuthnot: a jump area for mountain bikes and BMXs; a trials area where riders can develop their slow moving skills on racks, ramps, logs, and stumps; a BMX track; and a perimeter pump track where beginners can learn to ride BMX and mountain bikes on low rollers that are like speed bumps. “The great thing is the users have had input into the facility right from when it

was first being planned, all the way up to the building stage,” Arbuthnot said. Young BMXers and mountain bikers took part in a workshop and helped come up with the original conceptual design. When it came time to construct the track, Triex Contractors hired a number of the young people who helped design the facility to also help build it. “The kids were involved from start to finish,” Arbuthnot said. Bike enthusiasts who helped push for the park hope it will provide a boost for Langley’s bike culture, especially for Aldergrove. It will be the first bike park in Langley that Aldergrove kids can ride to and from, rather than having to haul their bikes in cars or on buses. The Mountain Bike Park is part of an overall enhancement plan for Aldergrove Athletic Park, Neufeld said. A number of changes for the Park had been proposed by Township staff after much input from the community, with a conceptual plan and budget being approved by council last year. Improvements include a playground that was recently completed, a community garden that is currently underway, future addition of a batting cage, and the addition of the Mountain Bike Park. The mountain bike facility is in the centre of the Park, in an area that had previously been treed. The land was cleared for the bike park as the trees had posed nuisance problems and separated the north and south sections of the Park. Funding for the Aldergrove Athletic Park improvements have been provided through a partnership between the Federal government, the Township of Langley, the Rotary Club of Aldergrove, and Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association. The new Mountain Bike Park will be open dawn to dusk, along with the other facilities at Aldergrove Athletic Park.

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Three-way loss Canada came third this week in a threeway race for two seats on the United Nations Security Council. It’s a bit of a black eye. We were due for one of those seats. It’s the first time since the United Nations came into being that Canada will have gone an entire decade without a place at that august table. For many, Canada’s failure will be seen as that: a failure. It will be seen as a devastating defeat for a country that has played a disproportionately large role in world affairs, through the UN and as an individual player in global affairs. This is the country that, through the efforts of Lester Pearson’s diplomacy and promotion of the concept of international peace-keeping, used the United Nations to dismantle the near-calamitous Suez Canal crisis in 1956. The diversion from what many feared was developing into a third world war boosted the United Nations’ international credibility by proving that such a body – and especially its Security Council – could have a real and positive impact in the management of international affairs. But 1956 was a long time ago. Canada has backed away from its peace-centred diplomacy, tied financial help to ideology that ignores the facts of human suffering, and digs deeper into its tar sands to fuel global warming. Is it really any wonder that Canada could not muster the votes needed to secure that Security Council seat – votes from the nations we’ve cold-shouldered over the past few years? On the positive side, the entire United Nations organization has been losing credibility of late, thanks to indifferent attitudes like Canada’s, so it’s likely that Canada’s recent rejection will hardly be noticed over time. – B.G.

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named in his honour. He has had a commemorative stamp issued in his honour, a song written by Rod Stewart, there is the Terry Fox Hall of Fame, The Terry Fox Laboratories research centre on West 10th, and the Royal Canadian Mint issued a special commemorative dollar coin in his honour. He is the only Canadian to ever have a coin minted in his honour. His mother carried the Olympic flag into BC Place for the Winter Olympics, and of course, there is the Terry Fox Athletic award. And the Vancouver Film Festival is now screening The Terry Fox Story, a documentary by Steve Nash. Most of these things are appropriate, as he was a fine athlete and, sadly, a victim of cancer. And, I wonder, can we be far from bestowing sainthood upon him? I feel it would be more appropriate to name a hospital, another road, a park, or any sports-related thing after him – but an airport? Why? Just so he can have another honour? There are others who are just as deserving of the honour, such as Rick Hansen. He has not been awarded half the honours as Terry Fox. I would suggest, that had Terry Fox lived, many of these posthumous honours would not have been awarded. I guess, as a society, we prefer our heroes to be dead. The Vancouver’s International Airport name, as it now stands, is perfect, rational, and preferable to any famous personality name whose cultural significance inevitably fades with time. The name we give things in our beautiful city should be able to withstand the test of time. And, like Kennedy, Terry Fox will not pass that hard test. YVR is the essence of unique simplicity. Virginia Orleman, Aldergrove

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Dear Editor, I was dismayed to hear YVR is in danger of being renamed, and I hope less sentimental heads prevail and keep the name as is. It may seem mean spirited to protest honouring our local hero, but I dislike naming airports after personalities. Why can’t Montreal simply be Montreal International Airport? Even though, I admired Pierre Elliot Trudeau, who other than Canadians know who was? International travelers must wonder where the PET airport listed on their itineraries is. It makes travel confusing. Who or what is Orly, and does anyone care? I would prefer to fly into Paris International. International should be just that: international. It would be more appropriate if countries named their domestic airports, if they must, after their famous personalities, and even that is iffy. And we certainly should not name anything after long forgotten politicians, no matter how much admired at the time. Even Cape Kennedy has reverted back to Cape Canaveral. It was an ill-conceived and sentimental idea to name the space centre after someone who would be erased from memory by time. And, I’m sorry, but no matter how much we want to deny it, the same will be true of Terry Fox. I have great respect and admiration for Terry Fox and his legacy. He was a wonderfully modest and humble young man, and I believe he would have been embarrassed by all the hoop-la surrounding his name. Yet, he already has 32 roads named in his honour. There are 14 schools and 14 other buildings, including athletic centres. There are seven statues, nine fitness trails, a mountain, a provincial park and our own Coast Guard icebreaker CCGS Terry Fox

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Langley traffic cops uncovered some strange behaviour by commercial truck drivers during an inspection blitz last week. Members of the local RCMP Traffic Services section joined forces with Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement, a provincial authority, for the Oct. 4-7 effort. More than 1,000 trucks and passenger cars were stopped over four days and hundreds of tickets and violation orders were handed out. Some of the strangest incidents were noted by Cpl. Holly Marks, the Langley RCMP spokesperson. • A Mercedes that was blasting along at more than 70 km/h over the speed limit was pulled over. The driver turned out

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One of Langley’s targeted prolific criminals didn’t go quietly when RCMP busted him last week, allegedly attacking an officer. Jamie Poole is one of 30 locals who come to the frequent attention of police. His Oct. 7 arrest was initially sparked by nothing more than an officer trying to give him a ticket for not wearing a bike helmet. Poole was seen riding near the front entrance of Baseline’s Pub in Langley City, said Langley RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Holly Marks. A member of the Core Enforcement Team tried to stop Poole nearby to talk about proper bike safety, but he ignored the officer’s lights and sirens. He rode through the Cascades Casino parking lot, back past Baselines, and south across the

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At the Otter Co-op, general manager Dean McKim (left) and operations manager Jack Nicholson have installed energy-efficient refrigeration units and are looking at adding a heat reclamation system as part of the store’s commitment to the Township of Langley’s Climate Smart program. bills came in, we knew what we were lookbeen working on these initiatives for a ing at and could make a plan.” couple of years, but sometimes there are That plan included replacing the old hot little things you don’t think about, and they water tank at the car wash with a new can translate into a great cost savings. It model that improved efficiency from 40 to was great to work with the others to share 98 per cent, putting energy efficient lightideas.” ing in its warehouses and gas bars, plans to The Township businesses participating in install paperless hand dryers and motionClimate Smart were asked to complete the sensored sinks in washrooms, and placing program by the end of August, and accordGPS units in delivery trucks for more effiing to Nicholson, finishing the task didn’t cient routing. just add up to a healthier environment, but The Co-op already had a program in place also cost savings for the Co-op. to reduce the use of plastic bags in its retail “There was a sense of satisfaction,” he centre by offering customsaid. “We are owned by our ers a rebate for bringing in members, and we are comtheir own reusable bags, munity-minded. People’s and launched a “Turn It views and attitudes about Off” campaign to encourrecycling and the environage staff to turn off their ment are changing, and this computers and unnecessary is something we could do to lights at all locations. better serve our members. · Associated Engineering As well, locks were It’s the right thing to do.” · Clay Construction installed on the Co-op’s The 18 Township busi· Clayburn Village Community Society garbage and recycling bins nesses that completed the · Directional Mining & Drilling Ltd. to reduce the amount of Climate Smart Program · The Driving Force residential garbage being are being recognized for · Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd. thrown in, cardboard recyctheir efforts during Small · J. D. Farms Ltd. ling was enforced, and Business Week at the · ISL Engineering and Land Services invoices were sent electronGreater Langley Chamber of · Langley Environmental Partners Society ically, rather than on paper. Commerce’s dinner meeting · Mainroad Group While moving through next Tuesday, Oct. 19. · Ecoworks Landscape Services the Climate Smart program Other Township of · Otter Farm and Home Co-operative and setting up an action Langley businesses that · The Resource Training Organization BC plan, Nicholson found comwould like to learn to be · Travis Strain of Investors Group Financial fort in numbers. Climate Smart can visit Services Inc. “Getting together with the climatesmartbusiness.com, · Sandman Hotel Langley other companies involved phone 604-CLIMATE (254· Terrasol Geosolar Inc. with the program really 6283), or email info@cli· Trinity Western University helped,” he said. “We had matesmartbusiness.com. · Valley Traffic Systems Inc.

Climate Smart Langley businesses

Here’s another one of those columns I get to write that divulges another little piece about my past and the people in it. As a member of D.W. Poppy’s first-ever graduating class, in 1982 – and yes, for those who can do the math, that does reveal my approximate age – I had just a handful of close friends, and only two whom my teenage niece would classify as bffs (best friends forever). It turns out, as many of you know, that time and distance tend to form separations, and the friendships we thought were forever do fade. The fortunate thing is that I have not lost complete touch with one. In fact, I’ve written about her indirectly in this newspaper over the past few years, trumpeting the success of her daughter – Brookswood ballet dancer Melissa Johnston. Now, I get to herald the triumphs of another bff’s family member Bridget – this time a Houghton mother. I get to tell you about the recent promotion of Bridget Houghton, a familiar name to many in Langley’s real estate world over the past few decades. Mrs. Houghton, as I always respectfully called her, is promoted to general manager in one of the community’s largest and most established real estate offices, Royal LePage-Wolstencroft. I remember Wolstencroft from when I worked at the Langley Advance as a teenager.

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Township For the week of October 14, 2010

dates to note

Monday, October 18 | 7 - 11pm Public Hearing Meeting Civic Facility Fraser River Presentation Theatre Wednesday, October 20 | 7 - 9pm Community Safety Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room Thursday, October 21 | 7 - 9pm Agricultural Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room Township of Langley Civic Facility 20338 - 65 Avenue, Langley V2Y 3J1 604.534.3211 | tol.ca

langley events centre Coming up at the Langley Events Centre

Protect your Drinking Water Keep your drinking water clean, your air fresh, and your family healthy. Choose non-toxic cleaners. The Township of Langley is holding its annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event to ensure that hazardous wastes are disposed of safely. Dates: Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 Time: 9 am - 3 pm Place: Township of Langley Operations Centre 4700 - 224 Street Accepted Items: • antifreeze • empty propane fuel tanks • paint thinners • bleach • fluorescent lights • pesticides • ballasts • furniture stripper • swimming pool chemicals • brake fluid • gasoline • solvents • car batteries • insecticides • toilet bowl cleaner • concentrated acids • herbicides • transmission fluid • dark room chemicals • motor oil • degreasers

• turpentine

• oven cleaner

Township of Langley residents only. Proof of residency required.

vs. Coquitlam Express vs. Surrey Eagles

Donate to Breast Cancer for a chance to win a PINK Chiefs jersey off the back of our players!

Trinity Western Spartans University Hockey Oct 22 7pm

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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event

Engineering Division 604.532.7300 tol.ca

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The Langley Events Centre is located at 7888 - 200 Street For ticket information, contact Langley Events Centre 604.882.8800 • langleyeventscentre.com

public notice Watermain Flushing As part of our maintenance program, the municipal Water Department will be flushing water mains in your area on the dates shown below. As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discolouration or sediment in the water. However, this is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, please check the water before doing laundry, and you may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking.

Waste Reduction Week October 18 to 24 is Waste Reduction Week and residents are encouraged to celebrate by participating in the following events and campaigns:

Monday, October 18 to Friday, October 22 FREE KITCHEN COLLECTOR For one week only, get a free kitchen collector with the purchase of a backyard composter, while quantities last. Backyard composters can be purchased for $35 at the Civic Facility or Township Operations Centre. 604.532.7300 or tol.ca/composting

Monday, October 18 WORM COMPOSTING WORKSHOP

Live in a townhome or condo and want to compost? Worm composting is for you! 7 - 8pm W.C. Blair Recreation Centre 22200 Fraser Highway

$30 fee includes workshop and all materials. Fee is payable by cash or cheque at workshop. 604.532.3544 or worms@tol.ca

9am – 3pm Township Operations Centre 4700 – 224 Street 604.532.7300 or tol.ca

Saturday, October 23 COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP

Other Ways to Reduce Your Waste RED DOT CAMPAIGN Just say “NO” to junk mail! Place a red dot sticker on your mail box or on your superbox to eliminate delivery of junk mail to your home. Free stickers can be picked up at the Civic Facility or Township Operations Centre. Visit reddotcampaign.ca.

Grab your gum boots and head outside to help keep Langley clean! Hosted by the Yorkson Watershed Stewardship Committee. 10am - Noon 8919 Walnut Grove Drive Meet at the picnic shelters behind Walnut Grove Community Centre Drop by during this time or stay the duration. 604.532.3517 or leps.bc.ca

TOWNSHIP OF LANGLEY REUSES

Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF EVENT

Give your unwanted items a second life! Visit langleyreuses.com to post useable items or couch surf this online “garage sale.”

Drop off your household hazardous materials to ensure safe disposal. Proof of Township residency is required.

Engineering Division 604.532.7300

Murrayville: October 4 to November 5 Aldergrove, Gloucester, and Salmon River Uplands: October 4 to November 5 Engineering Division 604.532.7300

public programs and events Mountain Bike Park Opens in Aldergrove The official opening of the Mountain Bike Park at Aldergrove Athletic Park will be held: Date: Sunday, October 17 Time: 1pm Location: 2707 - 268 Street Everyone is welcome to attend. Al Neufeld Manager, Parks Design and Development 604.533.6085

public notice Property Tax Exemptions Notice is given that the Township of Langley will be considering 2011 property tax exemption (with provision for exemption at a maximum of 10 years at a time) for the following property. Estimated taxes are shown for 2011 and for the following two years as required in Section 227 of the Community Charter.

Township of Langley – Property Tax Exemptions – 2011 Name

Tax Roll #

Address

Etimated General Taxes 2011 2012 2013

Community Halls, Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations Fraser Health Authority 0760224090 Seven other proposed additions were advertised September 23 and 24, 2010.

Lot 3 BCP17934

$32,000

$44,000

$57,000

Darlene Foxgord Manager, Revenue and Tax Collection 604.533.6029

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Willowbrook mall’s Hands Up project gets big thumbs up Willowbrook Shopping Centre has won a Canadian Maple Leaf Gold Award for excellence in cause-related marketing. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) award, presented Oct. 6 in Toronto, recognized the Langley regional shopping centre’s Hands Up Canada project to support Canadian Paralympic athletes in the 2010 Paralympic Games. The campaign objectives included fundraising, education of communities across Canada about Paralympic sport, and generating support for national

athletes. The “Hands Up Canada” campaign originally featured 12 shopping centres, which grew in support to 30 Bentall LPmanaged centres across Canada. School outreach programs educated 10,134 Canadian children on Paralympic sport. Awareness stretched beyond the shopping centres, as visual displays are now on exhibit at both the B.C. and Alberta Sports Halls of Fame. The handsupcanada.com website was a key marketing vehicle for public awareness and communication, receiv-

ing more than 80,800 visits. Bentall employees united to drive grassroots awareness and raised $85,000 for the cause, 240 per cent beyond their goal. Now in its 26th year, the ICSC awards gala offers insight to the entire industry on what it takes to achieve the highest levels of accomplishment and success in Canadian retail marketing and design. “We are honoured and very proud to be acknowledged by industry peers,” said Bentall LP regional marketing director Bonney Rempel.

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Canadian pride was tangible at the Willowbrook Shopping Centre, which showed its support for our Paralympic athletes through its Hands Up Canada project.

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public notices

We are looking for Langley pioneers! Are you at least 70 years of age?

Notice of Proposed Disposition of Township Lands NOTICE is hereby given of the intention of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Langley, pursuant to Sections 26 and 94 of the Community Charter, S.B.C. 2003, c. 26, to sell Township owned lands, the particulars of which are as follows:

Do you currently live in Langley Township or City?

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Have you lived in Langley for at least 60 years?

Lot A Sec 27 Tp 8 NWD Plan BCP33588 PID: 027-306-488

CIVIC ADDRESS: 19986 - 83 Avenue PROPERTY The property is 0.674 acres in size, zoned SR-2 DESCRIPTION: and fully serviced. The property is improved with a 2774 square foot rancher/bungalow and a 1024 square foot detached shop.

Each year Langley pioneers who meet the above criteria are recognized at the annual Douglas Day Banquet on November 19. If you are a Langley pioneer or know someone who might be, please contact us by Wednesday, November 3:

NATURE OF DISPOSITION: Fee Simple

Lisa Egan Special Events Coordinator Corporate Communications and Events 604.533.6148 legan@tol.ca

Council Procedure Bylaw 2010 No. 4838

Volunteer Emergency Building Inspectors Needed

Pursuant to Section 124(3) of the Community Charter, the Township of Langley Council HEREBY GIVES NOTICE of its intention to consider first, second, and third reading to Council Procedure Bylaw 2010 No. 4838 at its Regular Council meeting scheduled for:

The Langley Emergency Program is looking for certified building inspection volunteers to be part of Langley’s Emergency Response Team. These individuals would help the Township and City of Langley assess damage to local buildings after a major seismic event.

DATE:

Monday, October 25

TIME:

7pm

PLACE:

Township of Langley Civic Facility

If you work or live in Langley and have work experience as a engineer, architect, or building inspector, or have extensive construction experience, please provide an outline of your work experience to Roberto Cesaretti, Manager of the Township of Langley’s Permit, Licence, and Inspection Services, at rcesaretti@tol.ca.

ADDRESS: 20338 - 65 Avenue Bylaw No. 4838 repeals and is a substitute for Council Procedure Bylaw 1997 No. 3694, and its amendments thereto. Bylaw No. 4838 makes many amendments and improvements to Bylaw No. 3694, including provisions for identification of public notice posting places, procedures for giving notice, calling of “in-camera” Council meetings, and updating statutory references. Bylaw No. 3694 and proposed Bylaw No. 4838 may be viewed online at tol.ca and are available for inspection in Legislative Services, Township of Langley, during regular office hours Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Any comments with respect to the proposed bylaw may be forwarded to, or further information obtained from: Legislative Services,

There will be an Emergency Business Inspectors information meeting: Date:

Tuesday, October 26

Time:

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Place:

Langley City Fire Hall

Address:

5785 - 203 Street

Light refreshments will be provided. Roberto Cesaretti Manager, Permit, Licence, and Inspection Services 604.533.6145 rcesaretti@tol.ca

Township of Langley Phone:

604.533.6032

Fax:

604.533.6054

Email:

legservicesinfo@tol.ca

DATED at the Township of Langley, British Columbia, this 6th day of October, 2010. Susan Palmer Deputy Township Clerk 604.533.6032 legservicesinfo@tol.ca

Marina Park Boat Launch Closure The boat launch and adjacent parking at Marina Park in Fort Langley will be closed Thursday, October 21 to Sunday, October 24 for the Western Canadian University Rowing Championships. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Tab Buckner Manager, Parks Operations 604.532.3504

Please refer to the Township’s Request for Offers #RFO 010-11on the BC Bid website: bcbid.gov.bc.ca for further information, documents, and instructions with respect to the process for acquiring the lands. Scott Thompson Manager, Property Management Department 604.533.6138 sthompson@tol.ca

Flooding: Preventative Maintenance While Township crews routinely inspect culvert trash racks and storm systems to make sure they are functioning efficiently, conditions can change rapidly during storm season. You can do your part to reduce flooding risks by completing some of these simple preventative maintenance measures: • Clear nearby curbs and catch basins of leaves and debris, especially during heavy rain, as water running off the street will carry more leaves and debris into the curb. • Do not rake leaves from your property or boulevard onto the street or into open ditches. • Collect and compost leaves on-site or bag them for future pick-up. • Clear debris that has collected in driveway culverts resulting in blockages and check ditches in front of your property for blockages. • Clear snow off nearby curbs and off catch basins. To report flooding problems that are not directly related to your property or to report flooding occurring on municipal property, phone 604.532.7300 between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, or call 604.543.6700 after hours. Engineering Division 604.532.7300

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Friend’s mother earns growing responsibility While I don’t know Dyer, I’m Anyway, I digress – again. Back told he is returning to Royal LePage to Mrs. Houghton and her Wolstencroft and also recent promotion. assumes responsibility as Of course, for me, that managing broker for the wasn’t the role I knew her firm. in. He’s also had a long She was a mother to one of career in the industry: he my best buds and has since started in 1987 as a sales become a grandmother. But rep and later obtained his Doug Dyer since returning to the Advance broker’s licence, working more than four years ago, for Royal LePage for years, I’ve had the opportunity to see her and earned several honours before in this new light. taking over this newest post. I don’t know if it’s the different perspective offered from supposedly becoming an adult, or the fact that she is just an inspiring and classy woman, but Mrs. Houghton seems A self-proclaimed marketto be doing well for herself and is ing maven and CEO of Leader to being recognized for her efforts. Luminary Training by the name This spring, she received top of Callan Rush will be offering a honours from her real estate peers humorous and abridged version of for more than 30 years of devoher marketing makeover course at tion to the housing industry. Mrs. the next chamber breakfast. Houghton was given the coveted The Greater Langley Chamber of Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Commerce holds monthly breakJohn Armeneau Professional Award. fast meetings at the abc Country That accolade spoke to the level Restaurant, across the border in of professionalism, excellence, Surrey, on the last Wednesday of integrity, and dedication to colevery month, starting at 7 a.m. leagues, clients, and the commun– networking follows at 8 a.m. ity that she’s demonstrated while This time out, Rush will be the working with Royal LePage since keynote speaker. 1995, explained company president She tells us that Education Based Dougal Shewan. Marketing (EBM) is the single most So, too, does her recent appointpowerful way to market these days. ment – you don’t get to take over Most people have seen EBM or even responsibility for a giant office of a used it themselves through free realtor like that without some confireports, complimentary workshops, dence in your abilities. no-cost downloadable audios, and Kudos. ezines with tips and tricks. And since Mrs. Houghton has During the Oct. 27 meeting, she vacated the sales manager position is expected to illuminate how local to climb the corporate ladder, she’s businesses can tweak their marketbeing replaced by Doug Dyer. ing and triple their results – and …continued from page A15

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one lucky breakfast club participant will be picked to receive a three-day marketing makeover with Callan. Registration and pre-payment for attendance at the meeting must be done in advance by calling the chamber at 604-530-6656, or emailing events@langleychamber.com. the cost of breakfast is additional.

Trucker slows down

After almost 20 years at the steering wheel of the B.C. Trucking Association, Paul Landry is taking his foot off the accelorator. An announcement came late last month that Landry, who has served as president and CEO of the Langley-based group since 1994, will leave his post next summer. The hunt is on now for a replacement, giving Landry an opportunity to be on hand to assist in the transition for his successor, explained board chair Murray Scadeng. When Landry was recruited in 1994, he was given a long list of jobs. Among Landry’s accomplishments: he helped the organization become recognized as the voice of the provincial motor carrier industry, representing more than 800 truck and bus fleets, and more than 250 suppliers to the industry. More than 13,000 vehicles are operated by BCTA members in B.C., accounting for 26,000 jobs and more than $2 billion in revenue per annum. “Paul’s contribution to the ongoing success of BCTA is well known to all of our members,” Scadeng said. “I am pleased to say that, in every way, he’s delivered,” he added.

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Disposal business shines new light on recycling Edmonds Recycling takes used lights, lamps, and ballasts.

by Roxanne Hooper rhooper@langleyadvance.com When Thomas Edison first introduced the light bulb in the late 1870s, it’s unlikely the famous scientist and American inventor imagined an entire industry being created around the disposal of those bulbs. But such a green business exists in downtown Langley, and it’s literally growing in leaps and bounds, said computer geek turned selfproclaimed recycling hound Scott MacKinnon. Steve Pal has been working indirectly in the recycling business for years as owner of Edmonds Batteries – a company with three automotive battery sales and recycling outlets in the Lower Mainland – including one on Industrial Avenue in Langley. So helping create a subsidiary

company called Edmonds Recycling wasn’t a giant leap for Pal. But it was a bit more of a stretch for MacKinnon, who partnered with Pal in November 2008 to initially divert a glut of household batteries destined for the landfills. “We noticed some gaps in the way things were being recycled, some needs – if you will,” MacKinnon said. And while the subsidiary of Edmonds Batteries started by focusing on the household batteries, today the majority of business is focused on recycling fluorescent lights, lamps, and ballasts for businesses and institutions from throughout the Lower Mainland. It’s been a heck of a ride for MacKinnon, who explained how the business grew and completely changed direction in just a few short years. When he was initially calling on clients to dispose of the household batteries, MacKinnon kept hearing the same questions: “Since you do this, do you know what we can do with these?” referring to the fluorescent lights and tubes.

Recycle Your Old TV And Save On Your Energy Bills

Recycling is not just for paper and plastic anymore. Now you can also recycle your old TVs, computers, monitors, printers and fax machines – and save money at the same time. “Most people don’t know that the extra TV they’ve got sitting upstairs in the guest room where it gets used maybe once a year is actually costing them money every day,” says BC Hydro’s Kari Reid, Program Manager in Residential Marketing. “As long as that TV is plugged in – whether it’s turned on or not – it’s using energy. And it’s adding up on their electricity bills.” Virtually all electronic devices – TVs, computers, printers, modems, DVD players, cell phone chargers and anything else with a clock, timer, adapter, memory or remote control – continue to draw power even when they’re not in use. With the average Canadian home today boasting more than 25 electronic devices, you can bet that at least some of those devices remain plugged in, even when they’re old or broken. But just tossing your out-of-date electronics in the local landfill is not the answer. “TVs, like computers and other electronics, have components that should be recycled,” says Kari. “The best thing is to take your unused electronics to a Return-It™ Electronics recycling depot, where they will get broken down safely and properly.” The Return-It™ Electronics recycling program is managed by Encorp Pacific (Canada) on behalf of the Electronics Stewardship Association of British Columbia. The ESABC established the program in 2007 (in addition to its Return-It™ Beverage and Milk Container recycling programs) to respond to the fast-growing issue of e-waste. “New and better products keep coming on the market all the time,” says Kari, “and we’re snapping them up. Who

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High-intensity discharge (HID) lamps are among the many lighting products handled by Edmonds, explained operations manager Scott MacKinnon. “We found that there was a really big need, when we got into this end of the business,” MacKinnon said, noting that because of mercury content in fluorescent bulbs, they cannot just be thrown into the garbage. “Most four-foot tubes or compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) contain anywhere from four to 50 milligrams of mercury each. Now Advertorial

that may not seem like much, but that may be about 580 pounds of mercury per year in Canada alone that seeps into our groundwater,” he explained. “Animals and humans alike may ingest mercury allowing it into the blood stream, body tissue and organs. Mercury remains in our body and does not dissipate. It is a known carcinogen [cancer-

causing substance] which has long-term health and potentially life threatening effects. We have the solution to this environmental disaster,” MacKinnon said. While a provincial program called LightRecycle started up July 1 to dispose safely of the burned-out fluorescent lights used for residential purposes (up to 16 bulbs), there was still a gap for companies needing to get rid of large quantities. Recognizing a lack of options for bulk bulb recycling – while also realizing their efforts in household battery recycling was about to dry up July 1, 2010 ,when the province introduced free recycling for that commodity – the need to transition the small company was apparent, MacKinnon said. While the parent company still does large quantity automotive battery recycling, Edmonds Recycling has redirected its focus almost exclusively on the lights – working not so much with individual residents but government agencies, large employers, property developers, and other clients who are dealing with hundreds and thousands of lights. continued on page A21…

doesn’t want a sleek new flat-screen TV? But some people are just throwing their outdated electronics in the trash, or simply putting them in a drawer or a closet because they don’t know what else to do with them. Some people, too, are just moving them to another room where they stay plugged in but unused – which is just wasting energy. We want to see unused electronics unplugged, then disposed of properly.” “Once you’ve done that,” says Kari, “there are a number of other things you can do to reduce your energy use.” For example: ! Plug all your related electronics, like your computer, modem, monitor and printer, into a single power bar, then switch them all off at once when you’re not using them. ! Switch to a laptop. A typical laptop computer uses approximately 55 kwh/year compared to a typical desktop and monitor that uses approximately 290 kwh/yr. ! Unplug your cell phone and other chargers as soon as the battery is topped up. ! If you’re in the market for a new TV, look for one with the ENERGY STAR® label – it will use as much as 50 per cent less energy than a less-efficient model. ! As a general rule, the larger the TV the more energy it uses. Make sure your TV is the right size for your room by dividing the distance between where you’ll be sitting and the front of the screen by 2.5. “It can take more electricity per year to keep your DVD player in standby mode than it actually uses playing DVDs,” says Kari. “Unplug it or turn it off at a power bar and you’ll save energy. And as I said before, get rid of your unused TV! If just one in 10 households in British Columbia recycled just one unused television, it would save enough energy to provide all of Squamish with electricity for more than a year.” To find out more about the Return-It electronics recycling program or to find a recycling depot near you, please visit return-it.ca/electronics.


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Encorp’s School Recycling Program makes fundraising as easy as ABC

Since 2000, about 33 million containers have been recycled, and Encorp has refunded more than $2 million in deposit refunds to participating BC schools.

Education

Encorp’s BC School Recycling Program provides elementary and high schools with the tools and resources to make recycling easy, convenient and profitable. Schools keep 100% of the deposit for each container collected and the program costs them nothing. Elementary and high schools from all parts of British Columbia are encouraged to participate. The schools and the environment both benefit from this popular program. Schools find it’s an easy way to fundraise for special projects like field trips. Keeping beverage containers out of landfills saves precious resources within our environment. The containers are recycled and used as raw material. For example, drink boxes are mashed into paper pulp which is used to make cardboard boxes and toilet paper. Thousands of tonnes of paper pulp are recovered in this process. And for every RECYCLING AT SCHOOL REALLY PAYS OFF

George Pringle Elementary (Westbank) began the 2009/10 school year with a 5 day bottle drive. It was such a success that they decided to collect containers on a monthly basis. One day in every month, parents dropped off their bags and boxes of containers at the school. The grade 6 students and Vice-Principal volunteered to collect juice boxes and other containers from classrooms. This year, the Parent Advisory Committee and teachers decided that the funds from deposit refunds would go towards a year end field trip to Vancouver. They’ve found that recycling is a great way to save the environment while raising money for things that are important to everyone at their school.

RETURN-IT MAN SCHOOL TOUR

Return-It Man, along with his Super Sidekick, visits elementary schools across the province, educating students about recycling beverage containers and electronics. Their fun and entertaining presentation explains how containers are recycled and what they are recycled into. Kids get to actively participate in the presentation and even receive an activity book with a reuseable lunch bag to take home with them.

tonne of paper pulp recycled, approximately 17 trees are saved. Since the program’s inception in 2000, about 33 million containers have been recycled, and Encorp has refunded more than $2 million in deposit refunds to participating BC schools. In the 2009/2010 school year alone, 365 schools (153,334 students) who participated in Encorp’s School Recycling Program raised over $291,000 and they kept over 4.6 million beverage containers out of BC landfills. Encorp’s easy to use web application allows schools to keep a running total of their own returns and compare their totals to other schools. It also features a blogging page where they can share ideas about recycling at school. Throughout the year, registered schools are provided with newsletters to update them on the progress of the program. They’re also eligible to receive free recycling bins and bags to help them collect containers. Encorp has spiced things up by adding an extra incentive. Schools who collect the most containers per student are awarded bonus cash prizes. The contest is designed to allow similarly sized schools across the province to compete against each other in respective categories. Each year, a total of $13,500 is split between the top three schools in each of the nine categories. In addition to the collection contest each year, Encorp holds other draws and contests where students can get creative to win their schools even more cash prizes. What’s more, award certificates are given to individual students and groups to recognize exceptional dedication to helping our environment. Each year provides schools with a brand new opportunity to fundraise. Distributing flyers and collecting containers from surrounding areas is also a great way for schools to develop and foster relationships within their communities. School spirit really pays off thanks to Encorp’s BC School Recycling Program. So start fundraising the easy way! Register your school today at return-it.ca/youth.

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Fort featured in ‘Earthopoly’ by Christina Toth Postmedia Network Inc. Fort Langley, the Fraser Valley, and the Stave Lake Dam are some of the locations featured in an eco-centric board game offered by B.C. Hydro to get families engaged in power-saving habits. B.C. Hydro is releasing the limited edition game, called Earthopoly: Team Power Smart Edition, to mark October as Power Smart Month. But you have to be a Team Power Smart member to buy one. Everyone in B.C. can join by going to the bchydro.com website. Once you’re a member, you will have access to special offers such as Eartholopy. “More than 250,000 British Columbians have already joined Team Power Smart and have made a commitment to reduce their energy consumption by at least 10 per cent. We would like to build on that even further,” said Lisa Coltart, executive director of Power Smart and Customer Care, B.C. Hydro. “We recognize the importance of keeping people engaged and providing new conservation solutions and ideas. This limited edition of Earthopoly provides a great way for families and friends to have some fun while reinforcing those positive practises.” Set up like Monopoly, players pay for bad energy practises, such as leaving computers on all the time, and earn kudos and carbon credits for good habits, such as recycling. Bad choices get players sent to the landfill.

BC Hydro has unveiled a limited edition game called Earthopoly, that is only available for purchase by Team Power Smart members. The game has educational information on conservation as well as brief histories about the province. For example, players will learn that the Sto:lo people were the first settlers in the Fraser Valley more than 10,000 years ago. Board game developer Late for the Sky says the game is made from recyclable paper, vegetable oil-based ink, and game pieces are either made by nature or completely recyclable. The outer wrapping is made from Earthfirst PLA film, which is a bio-plastic. Team Power Smart members can buy the collector’s item game until Dec. 31, while quantities last. The limited editions cost of the game is $19.99, plus tax, with discounts available for games purchased in bulk. Shipping is free. For more details visit bchydro.com and sign up as a Team Power Smart member.

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Waste management

Drop-off helps residents get rid of hazardous materials They can be found under the sink, in the laundry room, out in the garage or shed, or tucked away under the porch or somewhere in the backyard. Many homes harbour all kinds of dangerous chemicals, and the toxic products can stay there for years – usually because people don’t know how to dispose of them. To help with the dilemma, the Township of Langley is once again holding a collection event that will allow residents to rid their homes of hazardous waste. The annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event will be held Saturday and

Sunday, Oct. 23 and 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, at the Township of Langley Operations Centre, 4700 224th St. The drop-off is free to Township residents. Proof of residency is required. “If you have a product at home that has a skull and cross bones, flames, a skeleton hand, or an explosion on the label, the product is considered toxic, flammable, or corrosive, or contains reactive components,” said Debbie Fleming, the Township’s solid waste coordinator. “They are hazardous waste, and special care must be taken to dispose of them properly.”

Demand growing rapidly …continued from page A19 An electrical contractor, for instance, recently retrofitted the University of B.C. and had to dispose of 10,000 bulbs and turned to Edmonds Recycling for help. The demand has grown so rapidly, that Edmonds Recycling has expanded its physical operation twice since its inception. MacKinnon started off operating the new business from the side of an office desk at Edmonds Batteries. About a year ago, the business graduated to its own space – a single-bay warehouse in the same Industrial Avenue complex. “Almost instantly, we couldn’t even move in there… it was crazy,” he explained. “We were bursting at the seams.” Last month, given the evolution of the business and a desperate need for more space, Edmonds Recycling moved to a threebay warehouse nearby. At present, MacKinnon explained, the bulbs are crushed locally and sent to a company in Seattle to have the metal and mercury separated out. Within six months, however, he plans to introduce that same equipment on site in Langley, and MacKinnon is already wondering if their new 3,000-square-foot warehouse and yard will be big enough. This green business is growing, not only in premises, but staff. MacKinnon isn’t working the business solo, anymore.

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He’s joined by three other full-time staffers, along with three truck drivers who are shared between the recycling and battery businesses. “Every year in Canada, nationally there’s a little more than 60 million fluorescent lamps replaced, and only seven to 10 per cent are currently being recycled properly,” MacKinnon explained, noting he’s currently attempting to position the Langley company to service more of that demand. While the concentration of his relatively new business has been focused in the Lower Mainland to date, efforts are now afoot to reach out to Vancouver Island, the B.C. Interior, Northern B.C., Alberta, and eventually across Canada. “Any light bulb you can think of, we can recycle,” he said, pointing to fluorescent lamps, tubes, and compact fluorescent lights, as well as neon and halogen bulbs.

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Fleming said such products should not be poured down the drain or on the ground, thrown in the garbage, burned, or buried. Caution must be used when getting rid of the products, which is why the Township’s annual drop-off event is generally such a success. People do not need to hold on to hazardous waste and wait for the annual event. Many places in the community, such as recycling and bottle depots, accept the products year-round, and the public is encouraged to make use of them. The best way to avoid disposal problems is to not purchase hazardous products in the first place, Fleming said, adding that many items have been banned from garbage


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harm from anything they bring. As well, people “The whole World War II German stuff, the must be able to carry the item themselves in and marketplace has been flooded with reproducout, and it must fit through a standard size door. tions,” he noted. People are asked to arrive 30 minutes before And it can be hard to tell the real from the their assessment appointment. repro. There are still spots available to have items Even a few people who have called to book assessed Sunday. Times can be booked by calling spots for Sunday found out it might not be worth the museum at 604-888-3922. it. A person described their item and was told Robertson said most people are taking the two that the piece is not old or extremely valuable but item special. was made as a commemoration piece related to a The first item costs $15 with a second item historical event. only an additional $5. General admission for Experts have been lined up in furniture, those not getting appraisals is $5. jewelry, militaria, art and miscellany as those are The event is being the categories most organized by the Langcommon for collectley Museum Advisory ing. Group, a committee Robertson expects of about a dozen local to see many items citizens who help out the in a certain category Fort Langley facility. which seem to be They and the museum very popular with staff have teamed with collectors. several other community “We get a lot of groups for this fundraispaper and photoer. The BC Farm Magraphs,” he noted. chinery and Agricultural But Robertson Museum and the Fort said there isn’t much Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Langley National Historic that residents can’t Site are providing items collect as long as it’s This table dating from around 1915 and with its claw and to decorate the hall, properly cared for glass ball motif was quite popular almost a century ago, which is itself a vintage and kept in the right according to John Robertson, the Langley Centennial Mupiece, dating from 1932. conditions, thanks to seum services manager. Furniture is one of the appraisal The Fort Langley modern indoor heatcategories for this Sunday’s event. Lions Club, to help with ing methods. its Raise the Roof fundraiser, will be on site barThere are some limitations to what people can becuing, and the Fort Langley Business Improvebring through the door for Your Attic Antique. ment Association is helping with the promotion “No live ammo,” Robertson noted. of the Sunday event. And people must ensure there is no potential

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The Antrobus family in TWU’s The Skin of our Teeth includes (clockwise from top left) Danielle Spampinato as fearless matriarch Mrs. Antrobus, Julie Casselman as maid and perpetual other woman Sabina, Chris Simons as Henry, Karyn Guenther as Dolly the Mammoth, Sarah Weiner as Gladys, and Jon Hollis (seated) as Mr. Antrobus.

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Julie’s pal Danielle Spampinato is a dual citizen who relocated from Washington to Langley determined to launch her acting career on Canada’s West Coast. Spampinato was honoured to be cast as Mrs. Antrobus, the force that keeps the family together. “Her sole purpose in life is to give her children the best of everything… to make the world a better place for them,” explained Spampinato, who has cultivated her own maternal instinct volunteering at orphanages in Nicaragua and Bangladesh. The production is aptly timed, according to Konrad, who also chairs the theatre department of TWU’s School of the Arts, Media, and Culture. “This season coincides with the launch of SAMC and a BFA acting program unlike any other in Canada. With The Skin of our Teeth, we’re bringing to life an epic tale about starting anew. It’s off the wall, it’s larger

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than life – even the playwright called it his most ambitious piece of work. All together, it’s the perfect vehicle for the debut of our BFA class.” This season-opening theatre production runs Oct. 19-30, Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., plus Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit www.twu.ca/theatre, or email theatre@twu.ca. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”

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song. The first single Aaron Pritchett from the album, Light It Up, is set to be released soon. But in the meantime, this weekend is a big deal for the CCMA award winner and Juno nominee. He’s up for five – actually six – awards this weekend. He’s up for entertainer of the year, the fan’s choice award, male vocalist of the year, as well as single of the year and songwriter of the year, for Nothing But Us. He’s also up for an industry award, which will be revealed during a separate ceremony on Saturday at Coquitlam. Pritchett’s new website (which he’s been spending a lot of time updating) has put him on the shortlist. That’s pretty cool news for Langley. But it gets better. In conjunction with the BCCMAs, Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Langley campus is playing host to two music industry seminars this weekend. Angela Kelman is hosting a vocal seminar on Saturday, from noon to 1:30 p.m., and those interested in reserving a seat can call 604-533-5088. But the most interest seems to be generated by a three-hour seminar on Sunday afternoon hosted by Canadian actor, singer, and music producer Tom Jackson. The 61-year-old is probably best known for his annual series of Christmas concerts called Huron Carole, which he created and starred in for 17 years. But he’s also helped artists such as Taylor Swift, Jars of Clay, Michelle Wright, and Jordin Sparks engage and exceed the audience’s expectations – and it’s his recent work not as a record producer but a live show producer that is bringing him to town now. He’ll lead a session called Foundations for a Great Live Show, teaching techniques for live shows that create fans for life. “Tom makes a major impact… he’s a true creative partner who helps realize the artist’s full performance potential,” said producer Matt Serletic (Santana, Celine Dion, Aerosmith, Matchbox Twenty, and Rob Thomas). Again, registration for this seminar and more information is available online at www.bccountry.com, or by calling 604-533-5088. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”


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From office to office, frantic script delivers delights

A variety of hectic office scenarios is being brought to the local stage, by a cast of local actors.

ix different office situations on a single Friday afternoon are being hilariously portrayed in Langley Players’ fall production of Office Hours. It’s based on a comedy by Canadian playwright Norm Foster, and promises to intrigue the audience as the fast-paced script highlights behind-the-scenes schemes that start in a TV producer’s office dealing with several breaking stories, over to film producers trying to score a deal with an American film director, and then on to a literary agent hoping to put a screenplay A pair of tickets to see Langley together for Players’ rendition of Office Hours. the mysteriTwo lucky readers will each win a pair of tickets to ous novelist. In the secthe show at the Langley Playhouse between Oct. ond act, the 21 and Nov. 20. action moves How do you win? to the office • Visit the Langley Advance website at: of a lawyer www.langleyadvance.com, find “More Ways to and then on Connect,” and click on “send us your letters…” to a racetrack owner. • Fill in your name, email, and number. The final • Then write a short note explaining why you want to scene brings attend this show. Please note your community, and many of the include the keywords “Office Hours” at the top of the characters note. Preference is given to Langley residents. together in a Entries must be received prior to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, and psychiatrist’s winners will be notified by telephone. Note: submitted comments could be used in future editions of the newspaper. No staff or family of the office, where Langley Advance or Postmedia Network Inc. are eligible. This contest is the plot

Philip Hale, well known to Langley audiences from previous roles in The Good Game, Bedtime Stories and The Boys Next Door, will also take on multiple roles including the one-armed man, lawyer Richard Penny, and the voice of Neil Penny. Walnut Grove residents Dave and Arleen Williams, last seen together in Bedtime Stories, will again appear together on stage, but this time as married couple Lloyd and Rhonda Penny. Office Hours runs Thursdays to Sundays, starting Oct. 21 and through to

Nov. 20 at the Langley Playhouse, 4307 200th St. in Brookswood. Show times are 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. All tickets are $15, and seasons’ passes are now available for $45. The reservation line is open at 604-534-7469, and club president Angela Bell is excited to announce that for the first time, patrons may reserve online at reservations@langleyplayers.com. More information is also available online at www. langleyplayers.com.

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Earl Milsap and Harold Westerlund enjoyed grand opening celebrations this past weekend for Avalon Gardens, a seniors complex in Murrayville.

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Fitness facilities were just one of the amenities to accommodate the needs of Avalon’s residents. There’s also an extensive security system, grab bars, handicapped accessibility, sound reduction construction and more. But builder Marvin Job, of MDM Construction, took a personal interest in this transitional living facility, which is now home to his parents. So in addition to building in the added features that help seniors, he also wanted to make it a lovely place for them to live. Hence the granite counters, maple cabinets, and a great deal of attention devoted to the common areas. Going into the main entry feels like going into a ballroom, with its spiral staircase and slate rock wall waterfall. As more and more of the population ages, developers are realizing that they need to combine practicality with beauty.


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here’s a great distance between a comfortable life in Canada and the ongoing tragedy taking place in flood-ravaged Pakistan. That distance is what makes musician Zaac Pick eager to help. “You don’t get to choose where you’ve been born,” Pick told the Langley Advance. The luck and privilege of living in Canada comes with an obligation to help out those who aren’t so fortunate. Hence, Pick will be the first artist headlining a concert for Speak Up. Speak Out: Artists Changing the World. The concert will be held this Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Water Shed Arts Cafe in Walnut Grove, at 20349 88th Ave. A longtime supporter of World Vision, the Cloverdale resident said he’s been interested in social justice and helping others since a high school trip to Mexico. His class helped build homes and shelters for desperately poor people who lived on the fringes of garbage dumps. “It’s a pretty big eye opener when you’re 14 or so,” Pick said. At the same time that he was having his eyes opened to the plight of others, Pick was pursuing a musical evolution that began when he was a small child. His earliest memories of growing up in Medicine Hat, Alta., are of his father

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Zaac Pick of Cloverdale will perform a benefit concert Saturday for victims of the recent Pakistan floods. playing the guitar after the kids had gone to bed. An organ left to the family by a grandmother provided one of his first instruments, with Pick playing with its drum machine. “Then I realized organ wasn’t really a cool instrument to be into as a kid,” he said. He moved on to lessons on violin, viola and piano, before picking up a guitar at the age of about 12. In 2002, Pick moved to the west coast and settled down in Langley. He joined a band called Doubting Paris, and spent the next several years touring and recording. While the band never picked up a label contract for longer than a few weeks, they toured Canada, the U.S. and even Europe, opening for bands

such as Keene. It was in Europe that Pick picked up his unusually-spelled first name, a Danish variant on its original spelling of Zach. The band never really broke up, but a couple of years ago, the members decided to take an extended break. Several band members helped him create his first solo EP, the well-received Fierce Winds EP. While everyone in Doubting Paris had done writing, it was a very collaborative process, Pick said. When he sat down to write the songs that would become Fierce Winds, it was the first time in a long time that he’d worked alone. At first, the freedom felt great, he said. “It didn’t take too long until I missed having that input around,” he said. Pick recently won the Shore 104 Sounds of Summer contest with a song from the disc, and it has been getting solid reviews. Several songs from the disc have been turning up on TV shows such as Ghost Whisperer or One Tree Hill. Saturday’s Speak Up. Speak Out event will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. A $10 donation to World Vision’s flood relief will get you in the door, and along with Pick, some other musical guests and information on the floods will be shown. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”

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Village hosts artists’ showcase by Roxanne Hooper rhooper@langleyadvance.com

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etween 25 and 30 artists from the Fraser Valley will be displaying their paintings in the Fort Langley Community Hall this Sunday, and art lovers are being encouraged to drop by for a boo. The one-day show, held every fall by the Port Kells Art Club, features all new works from club members who paint in a variety of mediums from oils and water colours, to pastels and acrylic, as well as mixed mediums. While the theme for this year’s show is Colourful Impressions 2010, Aldergrove resident and show coordinator Gwen Murphy explained that the theme is always very broad, allow-

ing artists a choice on the subject matter. For Murphy, for instance, she’ll have a few of her newer, stylized and bold-coloured landscapes on display after making the switch from watercolours to acrylics less than two years ago. “Some people just love to look at paintings, they might not buy, but they come and soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some of the talent that is out there,” said Murphy. She noted these and most art club shows tend to be more of a public art exhibition than sale, although all paintings and also some cards are traditionally available for purchase. This fall show will feature a variety of framed and unframed canvasses of varying sizes, from artists primarily in the Langley and Surrey areas, but also contributors from Abbotsford and Mission. This fall show runs Sunday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the main floor of the community hall on Glover Road in the heart of the Fort Langley village. For more about the show, the club, its workshops, or monthly meetings, email gwen@smedley.ca or call 604-857-1994.

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The Langley resident and her sister Lynda Hare came very close to winning the gold medal in 10-metre air pistol pairs competition.

Langley resident Dorothy Ludwig and her sister Lynda Hare, of Calgary, were on target at the XIX Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. Profiled in the Sept. 21 Langley Advance [Shooting sisters target Commonwealth success], the siblings claimed bronze on Tuesday in the 10-metre air pistol pairs competition, giving Canada its third shooting medal of the Games. The Canadians actually shared top spot with India’s Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh and Australia’s Dina Aspandiyarova and Pamela McKenzie, but lost

out in the tiebreak system. “To win a medal with Lynda makes it extra special,” said Ludwig. “For a moment you think that if I could have just got one more 10, we’d have won the gold but we are both ecstatic with the result,” Hare said. “We were confident going into the competition and, in the end, our consistent shooting won us a bronze which is absolutely fantastic.” The 31-year-old Ludwig is no stranger to Commonwealth success. At the 2002 Commonwealth

Dorothy Ludwig (right) and Lynda Hare Canadian bronze medalists

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Games in Delhi caught the attention of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell. “Congratulations to Dorothy Ludwig of Langley, who collected bronze in the women’s pairs 10-metre air pistol shooting event,” the Premier said. In the women’s 10m air pistol singles competition held on Wednesday, Hare placed sixth while Ludwig ended up in eighth place. Canada finished the Games fourth place overall with 75 medals (26 gold, 17 silver and 32 bronze).

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COMBSPORT champs crowned at Clash 4 Hardeep Saran and Jake Weitzel won provincial titles Saturday in Langley City.

B.C. titles changed hands at the Coast Hotel & Convention Centre Saturday night. Fall Brawl, Clash at the Cascades 4 took place at the Langley City venue, beside Cascades Casino. In one case, a provincial amateur boxing title changed hands, and in the other a local boy lost a chance to become a B.C. champion. Heading into the night, matchmaker and City Boxing trainer Dave Allison stated that there were “no free passes at the Fights In The City” promotions hosted by his club. Allison said, “We would not seed fighters.” This played out when Langley’s Chad Gerow of Revolution Martial Arts lost a decision to Hardeep Saran of Bisla Martial Arts in Surrey. The bout was very competitive and had the crowd on their feet at times. Both sides had their cheering section and were partisan on who they were supporting. “Saran seemed just a little too busy and was very motivated

– this showed during the Also on the card was fight,” Allison reported. City Boxing’s Matt After the third round Lee who, Allison said, it was still anyone’s “showed he belongs in bout, however late in the ring.” the fourth Saran landed “Matt has taken a a hard shot that clearly break from the sport had an effect on Gerow. over the last couple of “In the fifth [round] years,” Allison said. Saran took over and by As well, Langley’s the time the decision was Vincent St. Pierre made announced, it was just a his ring debut. formality,” Allison said. Also in the ring was Saran is the new Olympic bronze medalB.C. Combative list Dale Walters, who Sports Association has joined COMBSPORT (COMBSPORT) light as a referee. Diane heavyweight champion. Dutra, a former world Motivation was a big champion, also refereed. factor in the semi main “Dutra has judged event. At Clash 3, held with COMBSPORT and Aug. 27 at the Coast is playing a major role Hotel & Convention in the association,” Centre, Shawn McDonald Allison said. of City Boxing Club Also in attendance won the COMBSPORT Saturday was Neil Tim Masters photo welterweight title with a Melanson, who trains A happy Hardeep Saran won the B.C. COMBSPORT light split decision over Jake mixed martial arts heavyweight title belt Saturday, with a victory over Chad Weitzel of Abbotsford’s (MMA) superstar Randy Blue Corner Boxing. Gerow in the main event of Fall Brawl, Clash at the Cascades 4 “The Natural” Couture. The rematch was Next up will be Clash at the Coast Hotel & Convention Centre. requested and given. at the Cascade 5 “The The result was a split decision “However, this verComeback.” for Weitzel. sion of Jake Weitzel was more A B.C. cruiserweight title is Subsequently, the title motivated and fought hard. expected to be on the line. The changed hands and Weitzel is McDonald lacked the passion of event will take place Nov. 10. now the COMBSPORT welterhis Aug. 27 win,” said Allison, “This will be a rare weight champion. who is McDonald’s trainer. Wednesday show,” Allison said.

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Spartans clipped The Trinity Western University Spartans dropped their second game to the Okanagan College Coyotes by a 4-1 score in British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League play. The loss Saturday at the Langley Events Centre drops the Spartans to 1-2-0 in league play. “We got lots of chances – 4-1 was not the score as far as the chances. We just didn’t have the finish,” Spartans head coach Dwayne Lowdermilk said.

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Langley United Youth Soccer Association’s technical head coach was in the United Kingdom recently, to attend an elite “soccer school” for coaches. As a result, Mark Parker has received his Football Association International Coaching licence. Parker was in the U.K. recently, attending this prestigious Football Association three-week residential course held for coaches who have reached the highest certification levels within their home country.

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Kodiaks victorious The Aldergrove Kodiaks built a 5-0 lead early in the second period, then shifted into cruise control during a 5-1 win over the Mission Icebreakers Wednesday at Aldergrove Arena. The junior B Kodiaks improved their record to 5-5, as they moved into a two-way tie for third place in the Pacific International Junior Hockey League’s Harold Brittain Conference.

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MATTRESS STORE CLOSING

The Langley location ONLY of Parker’s Mattress Factory is closing. Goods have been transferred to the Broadway location for immediate liquidation. • Floor model prices slashed to as low as

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BC Lions

Football runs in BC back’s family Jamall Lee is a second generation CFLer. I was raised in Port Coquitlam and live yearround in the Lower Mainland with my family – so I’ve been a BC Lions fan all my life! I’ve been around football for as long as I can remember. My dad, Orville Lee, was a running back who was selected by the Ottawa Rough Riders as the first overall pick in the 1988 Canadian BC Lions photo draft and went on to play a number Jamall Lee grew up in Port Coquitlam and was of seasons in the a BC Lion fan when he was a youngster. CFL. My dad has always been an inspiration to me, which is a major reason why I began playing football during high school. Following a pretty successful high school career, during which I was named a B.C. provincial all-star, I headed east to play football at Bishop’s University in Quebec. My university career was an amazing experience and I am proud of my accomplishments there – some of the highlights include being the CIS’s leading rusher in 2008, along with having a leadership role as a team Running Back captain in my final two Non-import seasons as a Gaiter. Height: 6.0 Just over a year ago, I was fortunate to be drafted Weight: 221 by my hometown BC Lions Born: March 13, 1987, New – a team I’ve followed Westminster since childhood. College: Bishop’s Growing up in Port Years: 2 BC / 2 CFL Coquitlam, I always knew British Columbians love their football so I’m passionate about doing whatever I can to win a Grey Cup for the CFL’s best fans. For several years, my father has worked with troubled youth in the Lower Mainland, which is a big reason why I love taking part in our club’s community initiatives. Whether it’s reading to kids at a local elementary school or speaking to high school youth about the importance of getting good grades, standing up to peer pressure and having an active, healthy lifestyle, it gives me a good feeling to know I’m having a positive influence on young people right here in B.C.

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QB’s homecoming memorable

The Stamps’ quarterback was key in beating Richmond, and keeping his team undefeated. Langley Stampeders’ quarterback Cody Nelson threw for 103 yards and ran for another 88 yards and two touchdowns to lead his team to a 389 victory over the host Richmond Raiders Sunday. For Nelson, it was a special game as he grew up in Richmond playing football at a young age, and returning to Minoru Park to play against some of his ex-teammates was something he was looking forward to. The game started slowly with Langley’s defence shutting down the Raiders’ opening drive. On the Stamps’ first possession, they drove the ball to the Raiders’ 29-yard line where Kalen McMurchy – who plays running back, defensive back and kicker – booted a 36-yard field goal. The rest of the quarter was a defensive stalemate with both defences shutting down the opposing offences. The Stamps’ defence – led by linebackers, Andrew Toth, and Johnny Vleeming, and another Richmond native, Dylan McQuistin – shut down any offensive threat the Raiders could muster. In the second quarter, the Stamps hit their stride. On their second possession of the quarter, Langley’s offense began to drive the ball. After key runs by running back Matt Berg, Nelson capitalized by hitting slot backs Luke Andrews (31 yards) and Jordan Zagar (21 yards) on the drive, before capping it himself by scoring from the one-yard line.

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The Raiders came back to bring the score close on their next possession, with a long touchdown pass and a two-point conversion to narrow the margin to 10-8. But that was short-lived as the Stamps again drove the field with their power offence ripping off large chunks of yardage courtesy of running backs Berg and Jorge Valle. Fullback Cory Constantin capped off the last play of the quarter with a 12-yard touchdown run, making the score 17-8 at the half. The second half was all Langley. The Stamps took their first offensive possession of the half 87 yards on three plays, with Nelson finding Zagar on a pretty 51-yard pass-andrun for a touchdown score. With Langley’s defence continuing its season-long strong play, its offence kept rolling. Constantin, on a 27-yard run, and Nelson, on a nifty 41-yard run, added majors in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach. The win puts the undefeated 6-0 Stampeders alone atop the Vancouver Mainland Football League division standings. The Stamps have a bye this week and will resume play Oct. 24 versus the expansion Burnaby Lions. Bantam Mustangs The Langley Mustangs continued their winning ways on Thanksgiving Monday, with a convincing 58-0 drubbing of the North Surrey Panthers at McLeod Athletic Park. All three facets of the Mustangs’ game contributed on the scoreboard. Behind the strong outside blocking of offensive tackles Dalton Dietrich, Chris Schwartz, and Clayton Frolich, the Mustangs were able to score six touchdowns

along the ground. Leading the way was Reagan Doucette with three touchdowns rushes, while Matt Bilmer recorded a pair of touchdown runs, and Eric Brown added a major score in the victory. On the defensive side of the ball, the Panthers were able to move the ball against the Mustangs, but every time they threatened to break the shutout, the Langley defence came up with big plays to snuff out North Surrey drives, while also putting points on the board themselves. The Mustangs recorded five interceptions on the day, and Brown and Doucette were able to convert their pick-offs into touchdowns with long returns. Cameron Kaulback, Peter Woods, and Jeremy McLean also recorded interceptions. Nick Kravetz led the Mustangs in tackles with four: Justin Brown, Austyn Riendeau, and Ben Ferguson all notched key tackles during the game. The Mustangs’ special teams unit recorded its first major of the season, as Doucette fielded a punt around midfield and took it all the way for a touchdown midway through the first quarter. Langley will look to remain unbeaten Sunday, when they host the 1-5 Richmond Raiders. Kickoff at MAP is 1:30 p.m. Atom Broncos The 4-1 Langley Broncos faced their toughest competition yet this season on

Thanksgiving Monday. On the opposite sidelines stood the unbeaten, 5-0 Cloverdale Panthers who, over the last five games, have scored an average of more than 30 points per game. The Panthers came out strong in the first quarter, utilizing their double-wing running play with the hopes of either confusing the Broncos or, at the very least, overpowering their Langley foes. But Langley’s defence held strong and only allowed one touchdown late in the first quarter and another major score in the second quarter. The Broncos adjusted its defensive coverage during the second half of the game, while developing a drive from their own 50yard line after Silas Abbot covered up the ball on a short kick attempt from the Panthers. That set up Jack Laurin on the 35-yard line, as he took a reverse hand-off for a touchdown, to put the Broncos on the board. The Broncos’ defence shut down the Panthers at that point, and didn’t allow them to score during the third quarter with strong defensive plays from Kallum Simpson, Aiden Simms, Zack Gemakis, and Russell Gilroy. In the last dying minutes of the game, the Panthers put together one more drive for a touchdown and convert to make the final score 20-6, as Cloverdale’s perfect season continues.

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Troy Landreville/Langley Advance

“Flames on!”

The Langley Football Club’s U16 gold Flames brought home the gold from last weekend’s PoCo Thanksgiving Tournament. The local girls defeated three strong teams to get to the final, but saved their best game for last by defeating the PoCo Fury 3-0. The Flames allowed only one goal against over the weekend while scoring eight on their opponents. The squad consisted of, left to right, Jada Gold, Regan Cumiskey, Eve Riddler, Ali Evans, Sarah Marsh, Lindsay Feibel, Claire Fowler, Megan Notting, Risa Venuto, Sydney Brown, Anna Damian, Rachel Maj, and Kats Murdoch.

North Langley Minor Football

Bears deep-six Niners

Running back Brandon Sang couldn’t be held down by the Mission defence. A trio of North Langley Bears’ football teams played Thanksgiving Monday at Walnut Grove Secondary’s athletic field. Two of the North Langley squads had much to be thankful for after coming away as victors over the visiting Mission Niners. Junior Bantam Brandon Sang had an outstanding game for the “JB” Bears during their 38-18 win over Mission. Sang’s hard-running style wore down the Mission defenders, as he ploughed past would-be tacklers. On one play it appeared as though the Mission defence had him stopped, but he kept moving and managed to turn the corner for a great gain. He and Won-Jae Boo combined for several hundred yards of offence on the day. The score was close at halftime, with the Bears holding the edge thanks to the precision extra-point kicking by Cameron Sparkes. Meanwhile, the North Langley defence was sparked by sharp tackling and an interception by Colton Pierce. Another plus for the Bears was the play

of their offensive line, which helped open holes and opportunities for the running backs. The Bears also benefited from strong performances by quarterbacks Kenzie Oram, who led the offence in the first half, and Darian Pritchard, who took the helm for the second half. The win puts North Langley’s junior bantams in fourth place, good for a playoff spot if they can stay in the top four at season’s end. Peewee Versus Mission, the Bears scored a pair of touchdowns to lead 12-0 before Mission got on the board. Then, North Langley scored an additional major to make the final score 18-6. The Bears’ defence worked together to keep the Mission offence at bay. Bears’ touchdowns were scored by Zander Bailey, with two, and Brett Christiansen. Both players ran hard for the winning North Langley peewees. Atom The Bears suffered through a tough first half against the Mission Niners before finding their stride in the second half during a 32-6 loss. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Sports”

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

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Obituaries

SIMARD, CLAUDE 1927 - 2010

We regret to announce the passing of Claude Simard who left us quietly in his sleep on Oct 2nd, 2010. Claude will be forever in our memories and cherished by his remaining sister, Etienne Forest of Quebec. Claude was born in La Reine, Quebec, and quit school at the age of 13 to work in the lumber camps of north western Quebec in the winter, and local farms in the summer. After moving to Winnipeg he worked there until moving to B.C. where he worked in many vocations and became very active in Alcoholics Anonymous. Claude worked in the scrap metal industry in Prince Rupert and then moved to Langley where he operated his own ceramic business and worked in the metal housing manufacturing trade. From 2001 to his death he was the President and distributer of APL Oil Ltd. Claude touched many lives in his 48 year association with AA and was responsible for organizing many meetings and step groups. His smile and his dedication to his fellow man will be greatly missed. A memorial for Claude will be held Saturday, October 16th, at 2 P.M., at the Clayton Hall, 18513 – 70th Ave, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Alcoholics Anonymous in Claude’s name.

SMALLMAN, Arthur 1916 - 2010

Art died peacefully at the George Derby Center in Burnaby, B.C. on October 3, 2010. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Margaret; brother Barney, sister Carmen and his daughter Heather (Walt Sherry) of 100 Mile House. He proudly served his country with the R.C.A.F,during the second world war. He was an executive of the National Fur Breeders Association. After retiring from mink ranching, he opened the Fort Langley Real Estate Company, helping many young families buy their first homes, by providing low-interest down payment loans. Later, as a mortgage broker, Art grew his business into what became “Baytree Capital Corporation”, a mortgage company in Langley, B.C. Art and Margaret were avid readers and travelers. He loved the arts, especially music. He had an inquiring mind; he appreciated women and he was a gentleman and a romantic. All the lines on his face were from smiling, he loved to laugh. When life slowed down for Art, he volunteered and continued his life of service with the Canadian Cancer Society, Meals On Wheels, Community Policing, Hospice and mentoring many young people. Art will be sadly missed by his daughters, Ainslie Thomson (Doug), of Duncan, Glenys Eis, of Langley and their families. Many other families, too numerous to name, were touched by his generosity and wisdom. The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff of The George Derby Center for their care, compassion and respect for Art in his last years. Also a special “thank you” to Mary for her hands-on love and care, for eating the canned soup and the white bread sandwiches he made for her and the photos she took, which captured the essence of the man.

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ST. LAURENT, George Vincent

April 5, 1921October 8, 2010. Passed away in Chilliwack after a brief hospital stay. Pre-deceased by his beautiful wife Grace of 50 years in 2003. Lovingly missed by his daughter Jean (Mel) and sons Ted and David (Patricia); grandchildren Ryan, Aaron (Christy), Ashlie, Aleena, Michael and Joanna, and great-grandson Ethan. Service to be held Saturday October 16, 2010 at 1PM at Personal Alternative Funeral Home 3070 - 275A Street, Aldergrove.

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Announcements

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Gen. Admission $7 under 12 free Check out our vendors & register for jewellery making classes at www.fraservalleybeadshow.ca

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…as you browse the classifieds

Beauticians/ Barbers

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His life was important He loved and was loved He will be missed Aldergrove 604-857-0111

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Drivers

AMERICAN CARTAGE Wanted Immediately - CO. Truck Drivers with valid port pass for afternoon shift 2-11pm Call Gloria or Maureen at 604-513-3681 or email Gloria at gloria@americancartage.com

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Farm Workers

Bradner Farms is hiring for their dairy and poultry division. Full-time, Shift work, includes weekends. Hourly rate from $11-$13/hour, depending upon experience. Fax resume: 604-856-1341 Or email resume to: bradnerfarms@shaw.ca

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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.

Thompson Bros. (Constr.) LP

is looking for experienced Superintendents, Foremen, Servicemen, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Site Safety Coordinators, Surveyors, Water Truck and Rock Truck Drivers, Labourers, 777, Scraper, Excavator, Dozer and Grader Operators. Year round, camp work. Please fax resume to (780) 962-3903 or e-mail tbclhr @thompsonbros.com. No phone calls please.

Supply Control Coordinator

Global Agriculture TransLoading Inc. a well established Trans-Loading/transportation company located at 11678 130th Street, Surrey, B.C. urgently requires qualified Supply Control Coordinator. Duties include: Co-ordinate the work of workers responsible for shipping, receiving, storing, distributing & maintaining inventories by establishing job procedures & schedules, coordinating activities with other departments/units, resolving work-related issues, supply requisition, training workers in job duties, safety & company policies. Minimum 3 years experience. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset. Salary $21/hr.+ Benefits. Fax resume to 604-580-2786.

Where do you want to work this autumn?

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Now Hiring

FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS

• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca

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Trades/Technical

THE KDL GROUP is seeking an experienced LOG TRUCK DRIVER for work in the Fort St. James area. Full time winter work is currently available. Successful applicants will be offered competitive wages and an attractive benefit package. Please forward your resume with references via fax to (250) 996-8742. INDUSTRIAL MILLWRIGHT Mechanic at Recycling Plant, Trail, BC. Minimum 5 years experience in arc, mig welding ms, stainless steel, fabricating, mechanical, electrical. Send resume to peter.kcr@telus.net

Seasonal Greenhouse

Labourers

Job includes plant picking, planter assembly, garbage clean-up, etc. Must be hard working. Some heavy lifting req’d. Mon-Sat, 7am - 5pm. Sun: Off. Some Sat. & OT req’d. Seasonal - F/T shifts availiable starting Jan 1st, 2011. 50hrs/wk, 10 hr shifts. Starting wage $9.14/hr.

Please send resume to: Darvonda Nurseries, PO Box357, Milner, BC, V0X 1T0

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Medical/Dental

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

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Trades/Technical

TRUCK AND TRAILER REPAIRERS Lotus Terminal Ltd. a Trucking & Cartage terminal located at 10239, Grace Road, Surrey requires two Truck and Trailer Repairer. Main duties include: adjust, repair and replace parts, components of heavy duty truck systems, like engines, chassis frame, cab etc. Will also be responsible for repair and maintenance of trailers and forklift trucks. Minimum 4 years experience including industry training course. Salary $ 25.50/hr.

Fax your resume to 604-585-2202

Local Commercial Roofing Company Now Hiring:

Single Ply SBS Roofers

Metal Cladding & Flashing Great Wages, Benefits, Apprenticeship Program & Pension Plan. ONLY EXP’D NEED APPLY E-mail resume to: sales@ravenroofing.com Fax resume to: 604-531-9695 or Phone: 604-531-9619

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

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Health Care Assistant Program Faculty The School of Health Sciences at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) invites applications from qualified individuals for one (1) full time, permanent faculty position in the Health Care Assistant program, commencing December 1, 2010. UFV is a growing, exciting, and welcoming workplace. Come join 15,000 students and 1,000 employees in our innovative and comprehensive learning environment.

For full details on these positions, visit www.ufv.ca/careers

Business and Systems Analyst The Business and Systems Analyst is a specialized position with multifaceted responsibilities. The main responsibility of this position combines business process analysis and development with the necessary technical and systems expertise to assist the Finance department in its pursuit of operational efficiency and excellence.

Duties & Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Director of Finance, the Business and Systems Analyst will manage and provide solutions to new business ideas, reporting and compliance requirements by maximizing the capabilities of current software applications or introducing new systems and business solutions. In addition to facilitating technology related projects, this position will also coordinate and engage in other related or non-related projects as required.

Qualifications: A bachelors’ degree in Computer Science with additional training and or expertise in accounting and business processes; or a bachelors’ degree in Business (including a substantial accounting component) with additional training and expertise in information technology. Expertise and experience with business integrated software applications. The ideal candidate for this position will have five years of progressive experience, and have a solid understanding of business and accounting issues, including related data and system challenges in financial departments Demonstrated project management experience. Experience in the postsecondary sector is preferred. UFV is a growing, exciting, and welcoming workplace. Come join 15,000 students and 1,000 employees in our innovative and comprehensive learning environment.

For full details on this position, visit www.ufv.ca/careers

International Educational Advisor Duties & Responsibilities

As a member of the UFV International team, the International Educational Advisor provides educational and developmental advising for current and prospective international students.The International Educational Advisor is responsible for supporting international students in the completion and achievement of educational and career goals by advising on program and course selection and creating individualized educational plans; guiding students through the admissions and registration processes; providing information on transfer programs; interpreting assessment results; teaching students about cultural transition and adjustment to the University; providing referrals to campus resources, career exploration, and other support services; monitoring student progress and advising students who are having academic difficulties. Advising for UFV International involves the development and instruction of various relevant workshops, orientation sessions and programs. The International Educational Advisor researches and maintains currency on a wide scope of detailed educational information and transfer programs related to UFV and other Canadian and international partner institutions, and acts as a resource for instructional faculty and administration.

Qualifications

Relevant Bachelor’s degree with post graduate certificate, diploma or Master’s degree in Education, Counselling, or related discipline. Two years successful work experience with demonstrated ability to perform the key responsibilities of the job. Demonstrated experience/ knowledge with international education systems. Must demonstrate an understanding of international student, and cross-cultural issues. Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population and the ability to collaborate with faculty, staff and administrators across the campus. Solid understanding of ethical guidelines and professional accountability. Must have or have ability to acquire and maintain knowledge of university curriculum and degree requirements and to interpret them in the context of individual student needs. Presentation and public speaking skills. Able to use web-based applications for instructional/communication purposes (e.g. webinars). Exceptional customer service and organizational skills. Strong analytical skills. Excellent oral and written English skills. General familiarity with the BC education system and transfer program(s). Fluency in a second language. Ability to identify problems and evaluate alternatives and implement solutions.

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Shannon Balla, Sales Manager; sballa@langleyadvance.com by Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

EDUCATION

FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES Guaranteed best value! Six Metro Vancouver Locations: Vancouver • Burnaby • Surrey • Richmond • Coquitlam • Maple Ridge All our Instructors are also working local Health Inspectors! Classes held each week & weekend! Course materials available in 6 languages. Same-day Certification. Visit our website at www.foodsafe-courses.com or call 604-272-7213 ADVANCE Hospitality Education – B.C.’s #1 Choice for Foodsafe & WorldHost Training.

Personal Trainer Certification

Earn up to $70/hr as a Personal Trainer. Government Financial Aid may be available. 604-930-8377 Hilltop Academy

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Entry-level training for land and offshore oilrigs. Excellent wages, benefits and opportunities to travel the world. Nov 8th-Nov 27th and Nov. 29th-Dec. 18th, 2010. Contact: 1-866-807-3960 www.mdslimited.ca

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

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This position may work evenings and weekends as necessary.

UFV is a growing, exciting, and welcoming workplace. Come join 15,000 students and 1,000 employees in our innovative and comprehensive learning environment.

For full details on this position, visit www.ufv.ca/careers

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3508

Dogs

GOLDEN RETRIVER pups & Golden Doodle pups, book now $650 & $850.. 1-250-674-0091

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3540

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3050

3015

LUXURY PET HOTEL @ YVR airport because your pet deserves a vacation too! 604-238-Pets (7387)

Preschools/Kindergarten

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HORSE SELF BOARDING in Hazelmere South Surrey area. $100/mo. Call ★ 778-986-7798

3545

Pets - Other

BC REPTILE Club Show & Sale Sat Oct 30 • 10 am to 5 pm and Sun Oct 31 • 10 am to 4pm Abbotsford Exhibition Park 32470 Haida Drive, Cadet Building Abbotsford B.C Admission : Adults $4 , Kids $2 , Children under 5 Free ; Family Pass $10.00 (2 adults up to 3 kids) For more info visit us at www.bcreptileclub.com 1-604-392-5715

5060

Childcare Available

LOLLIPOP KIDS Lic’d Family Daycare. F/T & P/T. 18 years exp. Walnut Grove ★ 604-888-6806

Horses

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3520

KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Fleet Trucks & Trailers, Lumber, Boats . . . see web for more! Cars & Trucks, 9am Start!!! Huge Restaurant Equipment Auction!!!

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4060

Metaphysical

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

Legal Services

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

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Holiday Helper

CRAFTERS Wanted CHRISTMAS TABLES ★ Available ★

Langley Secondary School Nov 27th ★ 9am to 3pm Call Joanne to Reserve! 604-534-5932

TO ADVERTISE YOUR CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW CALL 604-444-3000

MARKETPLACE

2035

Burial Plots

CEMETERY PLOTS, Langley Lawn; #78 Plot 3 & 4 & #79 Plot 4, $2500 for all 3. 604-942-0240

2055

Food Products

CORN

At The Farm, 9am-5pm, Sat, Oct, 16, Sun, Oct 17, 24317 Robertson Crescent

2060

For Sale Miscellaneous

AIR CONDITIONER Brand new, still in box. Won in contest. Asking $150 Not portable. 604-533-3237 BOWFLEX TREAD Climber, 2 yrs old, only used a dozen times. Moving must sell. Paid $2500, selling for $1200. Call 604-626-4122 Aldergrove

2060

LADIES CLOTHING

Look fabulous in all real designer clothing such as: Aritzia,TNA, Ed Hardy, Christian Audigier, ALDO Dress Shoes, Armani Exchange, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ecko Red, Triple5Soul & Nike Kicks. Sizes: XS or Small, barely worn, like new condition & some bags are also avail for sale. Photos & more info avail: mandi_babi@hotmail.com or call (604) 880-0288 Serious buyers only please! All must go, down sizing wardrobe!

WHISTLER, Gorgeous 5 BR exec view home in Alpine. Winter Lease. $5000/mo. 604-649-2777

PETS & LIVESTOCK

3507

Cats

2070

Fuel

FULL YEAR SEASONED Alder, Birch & Maple Firewood, Split & Delivered. 604-825-9264

2095

Lumber/Building Supplies

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

Plants & Trees

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

2135

3508

Dogs

CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310 RAGDOLL & Russian Blue Kittens, raised underfoot & post trained. $250 up. 604-581-2544

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

2115 Act Fast! Won’t Last!

For Sale Miscellaneous

Real Estate Services

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652

3508

Dogs

DACHSHUND-BICHON PUPS, non shed/allergic, vet checked & shots. small. $500. 604-820-9396 FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

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

BLACK LAB puppies, males & females, very cute, ready to go $450 604-793-9369 MINI DACHSHUND. Long hair. cream, Vet ✔, 1st shots. Health guarantee. $1000. 604-538-5433

5020

Computer/ Internet

Onsite Computer Repair FREE ESTIMATES Visa & M/card Call Chris 604-888-3818

• Virus removal & data backup • Website Design / Networking • Router wireless security www.updatedIT.com

Call 604-617-4371

5035

BOXERS, CKC, show champion lines, 9 flashy brindle males, ready Nov 12, 604-987-0020

PUPS - purebred Australian Cattle Dog (Blue Heeler), 1st shots. $500. Chilliwack. Call 604-512-7560.

WANTED TO BUY: Antiques collectibles, militaria, antique fire arms, post cards, toys, indian artifacs, cowboy 604-313-5479 COCKER SPANIEL p/b pups with papers vet. shots, ready now, Vanc. $650 neg. 604-708-1752

SHIH TZU BIJON pups, 1st shots, dewormed, ready, family raised, non shed, $575 firm. 588-5195

6020

Houses - Sale Real Estate

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$99 can sell your home 574-5243 Delta Price Reduced studio condo, 19+ complex, pool, park, $99,900 597-8361 id4714 Harrison Hot Springs immaculate 1650sf 3br, 2ba rancher $389K 604-796-3531 id5222 Langley parklike acreage w/2 homes, 1 with suite, barn, $1,495,000 857-9093 id5238 Maple Ridge drastically reduced 4.9ac serviced vu acreage $420Kobo 722-3996 id4694 New West updated new kit etc. 670sf 1br condo, pool $158,500 778-397-0508 id5230 Poco immaculate 1790sf 3br 2.5ba end unit tnhome $424,900 778-554-2263 id5241 Sry E Newton 1 acre lot with 2600sf 6br 2.5ba bungalow $479,900 778-549-2056 id5198

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6020-01

COMPUTER REPAIRS: • Mobile Service • 7 days/wk

Wanted to Buy

WANTED TO buy farm tractors, back hoe. bobcat loaders, any cond Call collect 1-604-794-7139

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5040

Business Opps/ Franchises

#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 info@coverallbc.com HOMEWORKERS NEEDED!!! Full /Part time positions available - Will train. On-Line Data Entry, Typing Work, E-mail Reading, PC/Clerical Work, Homemailers, Assembling Products. HURRY, SPOTS GO FAST! www. CanadianJobsFromHome.com

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Nicholas Fitzgerald

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6020-02

Abbotsford

IMMAC. 3100SF, south facing bsmt entry house, w/Baker view, fenced yard in W Abby, 4 br, 2 bath, + 2 br suite w/1 bath, new appls, carpet, paint, hw tank & furnace. $479,900 604-874-6676

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-20

Mission

RENT TO OWN OR BUY Mission, 6 BR Rancher on 5 acres. 2200 sqft, lrg shop (Barn), $2600/month. $675K. Call Mark 604-541-6391 or 604-671-7498

6030

Lots & Acreage

BUILDING LOT, New West. 33’ x 130’. $75,000 in services paid! No HST! 4,240 total sq. feet. Priced to sell! $321,000. 604-726-0677

6035

Mobile Homes

Factory Direct - New SRI 14 ft wide manufactured home $56,500 F.O.B. New 1152 sf dbl wide $77,900 F.O.B. New modulars $78 per sf. Chuck 604-830-1960 NEW SRI manufactured single and double homes on Adult and Family pads in White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack & Hope. Chuck 604-830-1960 TO BE MOVED - 1991 14 x 70, 2 BR, 2 bath, $44,900. 1982 14 x 70, 3 BR, 2 bath, $24,900. 1982 14 x 70, 2 BR, fixer upper, $17,900 obo. 1970 24 x 40, non csa double wide, $free. Chuck 604-830-1960

6050

Out Of Town Property

ARIZONA BUILDING LOTS! Full acres & more! Guaranteed Financing! NO CREDIT CHECK! $0 Down, $0 Interest. Starting @ just $89/month USD! Close to Tucson Int’l Airport. FREE Recording at 1-800-631-8164 code 4040 or www.SunsitesLandRush.com Offer ends 10/31/10!


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RENTALS

6508

Apt/Condos

ALDERGROVE - 1BR, central location, refs, credit & criminal check req’d. $660, avail Oct 1. 604-856-7390 or 778-549-3852

ALDERGROVE. LRG updated 2 BR apt, W/D, secured entry. Avail Now. $700mo. N/P. Adult oriented complex. 1-604-302-9514

6508

Apt/Condos

CEDAR COURT & CEDAR LODGE

Clean 1 BR’s & 2 BR’s Apts. Mature oriented building near Guildford Mall. Rent incl cable, heat, hot water, prkg available. N/P. Resident Managers. 604 584-5233 or 604 588-8850 www.cycloneholdings.ca

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

LANGLEY. Big 1 BR in 2 lvl apt on acreage. 4 appl, gas f/p, priv yard & driveway. $825/mo incl hydro/cbl. Inside cat or small dog considered. N/s. Near T.W.U. Ideal for 1. Immed. 604-534-9394 LANGLEY CITY 2BR/1BA corner unit + 2 patios, 5 appl, $950, immed, Brighton Pl. 604200-3677. jsiopongco@hotmail.com LANGLEY, BRAND New, 1 BR, 6 s/s appls, lam flr, a/c, free cbl and internet for 1st year, sec garage, f/p, $900/mo + hydro, N/s, N/p, avail immed. 604-534-1664

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. office: 604 936-3907

AMBER (W)

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

GREENWOOD MANOR 20630 Eastleigh Cres, Langley

Bachelor suite & 2 BR New paint & laminate floors Avail. now! Cat okay, no dogs. Member of C.F.M.H. Call 778-887-7919 or 778-847-5626

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

KING ALBERT COURT

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

LANGLEY CITY SPECIAL 1/2 Month Free

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

Spacious − Clean − Large Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & hot water. Kids Welcome! Resident Mgr. See website for bonus special.

CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789

Call 604 530-0030

www.cycloneholdings.ca

8507 120th St, N.Delta $200 Move in Allowance for new residents. 1BR fr $625. 2BR fr $725. 3BR from $825. Incls heat, h/w & basic cable. For more info or to view

CALL 604 594-5211 Baywest Mgmt. Corp.

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768

SPECIAL 1/2 MONTH FREE ! Clean 1 BR’s & 2 BR’s Apts. Mature oriented building, near Semiahmoo Mall. Cable incl’d. N/P. U/grd prkg. Resident Mgr. See website for bonus special

5400 206th St, Langley Clean & Affordable Apts. Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR. Close seniors center & all amens. Rents incls heat, hot water & cable. 1/2 month FREE Rent!

6508

SRY, Scott Rd/69 Ave. 2 BR + den, 2 full baths, f/p, 5 appl, u/grd prkg. 1,000 sf. Ns/np. $1,100/mo. Immed. Near bus. 604-418-6486 SURREY/CITY CENTREQUATTRO - 13733 & 13789 107A New Junior 1 & 2 bdrm suites, all appliances, alarm, large patio, granite countertops, sec. prkg, storage&gym, short walk to sky train, shops & bus W&D Avail.Now $750 & up N/S N/P. Sutton Group Email: homesforlease@ shaw.ca for a full list of rentals available or call Cindy at 604-807-1105.

WALNUT GROVE, The Hawthorne 1 BR & Den, 8 appls, extra storage, sec’d pkg. $950. Now. NS/NP. Refs. 778-549-7476

6515

Duplexes - Rent

ALDERGROVE, New Renovated 2 BR semi detached Duplex, fridge/stove, hookup for washer/ dryer, lrg fenced yard. Av Nov 1. 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533

6540

Houses - Rent

LANGLEY, SOUTH. Large 1200sf Lower Grnd Flr, 3 BR, Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer, gas fireplace, pay ½ hydro, w/ storage, french doors off small BR under deck. Av now. 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533 LANGLEY WILLOUGHBY 76/216 3 br house on 2.5 acres, w/d, horse barn, riding area. Suit for horse stabling, complete reno 4 yrs ago. 1 yr lease. Oct 1. $2,700. Doug 604-607-8888

SRY, Clayton Hills, 7150 - 182nd St. 3 BR rancher on 1/2 acre. 1000 sq ft. Huge workshop/garage with vaulted ceilings & electricity. Great for working on your cars or hobbies! $1,450/mo. Ns/ np. Immed. Joe, 604-721-5121 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M VANCOUVER - 558 Taylor St, 1 bdrm + den, 2 level TOWNHOME, nr GM Place & Costco…$1,288/M

Call (604)435-5555 or (604)786-4663

www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6590

Houses - Rent

BROOKSWOOD, Newly reno’d 2 lev, 1700sf, 3 BR, all appls, dbl carport + RV park. $1600. Avail now. NS/NP Refs. 604-817-1941

Call 604 530-0932

Linwood Place Apartments

Country Home Large clean rancher, gated entry, ultimate peace & quiet, ns, refs req’d. $2000/mo Roger Wiens Lighthouse Realty, 604-649-4871

www.cycloneholdings.ca

Downtown LANGLEY

1 & 2 BDRM’S starts @ $675-$835/mo. Free hotwater, heat, basic cable, weight/game room, prkg, includes security. Please Call 604-530-6555 ★★★Must bring in this Ad to receive 1st Month FREE!

LANGLEY, OTTER area. Large, private 1 BR guest home on 6 acres. W/d. $1,100/mo incl hydro/ gas. Ns/np. Nov 1. 604-856-9295

Cancer June 21-July 22: This week, add one last brick to your security edifice. E.g., make a retirement fund contribution, repair the house, adjust a child’s direction, or simply get the winter larder stocked. (Apologies to southern hemi readers.) Next week, October’s slowly, quietly swelling romantic, creative, and pleasure trend will break into full bloom. Put your house in order before then. Sunday’s for mysteries, intimacies, finances. Wisdom, empathy arrive Monday/Tuesday. Be ambitious Wednesday to Friday, but be careful also: opposition lurks. Happiness and social delights arrive Friday night, Saturday! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The emphasis continues on communications, details, paperwork, errands, and casual acquaintances. Perform necessary tasks here quickly, now – Saturday will bring a month of domestic interests, and a sluggish ‘hibernation’ mood. You’ve already had a good taste of these domestic, homeoriented themes during September/October, but next week they will burgeon into full-fledged concerns, projects. Meanwhile, Sunday’s for relationships. Mysteries, successful intimate and financial actions fill Monday/Tuesday. Do your research: lucky discoveries await! Be wise Wednesday-Friday: dishonesty loses! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Continue to chase money, pay bills, search for viable smaller purchases. (Beware investments.) Enjoy and use the relative calm of this week – Saturday will begin a month of hectic (though happy) rushing. Tackle chores Sunday morning. Exciting meetings, lucky relationships and very valid opportunities arise Sunday night through Tuesday. Your investment, debt, intimate, sexual, lifestyle, health and subconscious zones come to the fore Wednesday to Friday. Take care here. Impulse might reward you Wednesday, but it sure won’t Thursday. Wisdom, gentle, mental love, travel Saturday.

Storage

PORT KELLS Storage/Hobby Shop Large Overhead Door,1200 sq.ft.drywalled, heated washroom. $1200. 604-882-0841

6602

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Suites/Partial Houses

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

BEDFORD LANDING, 1 bdrm + den, incl util, internet & w/d, ss appl, Nov 1, $900, 604-455-0609 BROOKSWOOD 3 BR upper ste on 1/3 acre, Nov 1, w/d, storage, $1200 + utils, 604-533-7315 C’DALE - 1 BR coachhouse ste, lam & carpets, w/d incld, Immed, N/s, N/p, $750/mo incls utils. 604-575-9141 or 778-994-6705 CLAYTON BEAUTIFUL Legal 2 BR ste, w/i closet in bsmt, extra lrg windows, lrg bath rm, incls d/w, microwave, w/d, sep ent, n/s, n/p, $1000 incls all utils, cbl & net. Avail Oct 1 or later. 604-671-6666

SRY, Royal Hts. Bright 2 BR, grd/ lvl. Sundeck. Ns/np, no w/d. $690 incl hydro. Immed. 604-588-1608

WILLOWBROOK MALL, bright Spac Open Layout, 2 BR grnd lev ste, W/D, closet organizers, gas f/p, net, cable. $975 + utls. Cat OK. Avail Nov 1. 604-779-1343

6605

Townhouses Rent

CLAYTON HGHTS Coach Hse 1 BR, ALL appls, prkg. $850 incls utl. NS/NP. Oct25. 604-448-2170

LANGLEY: 5255-208 St. 4 BR updated townhouse, 1.5 baths, w/d, d/w, f/p, covered patio. Small family complex. By shops & schools. $1400/mo. Avail now. 604-939-2729 or 778-285-0096

CLOVERDALE. 2 BR bsmnt in 3 year old house. Private laundry, alarm, own entry. Suits 2. Near shops/bus. $1050/mo incl hydro/ cbl. Ns/Np. Nov 1. 604-716-2053

LANGLEY, Walnut Grove 208/96. Full FURNISHED, 3 BR, 1400sf, like new, all appls. Avail now. $2000 incls ph, cable, utls. NS/NP. Murray 604-298-2774

CLOVERDALE New 2 BR bsmt, new appl, n/p, nr ammens, $700 incls utils. Immed 778-885-3796 FORT LANGLEY 1 BR bsmt ste, gas f/p, sh’d W/D, priv entry & driveway. $700 incls utils. Avail now. N/S, N/P. 604-882-3687

Rooms

Walnut Grove Room above detached garage, priv entry, micro, toaster oven, hot/plt, fridge, net. Share bathrm. Non-smoker. N/P. Female only $375. 604-780-0777

6600

Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Try to seal any deals, sign agreements, bid for opportunities, schedule/plan a first meeting, or bump into that attractive stranger. Remain diplomatic, accent the needs and desires of others. Your secret, intimate side has been ‘awake’ for some weeks now; a powerful sexual liaison could occur – be honest, ethical. Make sure both parties are free to love. In practical or business links, profit awaits – and you have ‘the edge.’ Be social, flirty Sunday. Retreat, plan and deal with agencies Monday/Tuesday: lucky results!t You shine, energy rises Wednesday onward: step lightly, carefully! Taurus April 20-May 20: Relationship, relocation, contract, negotiation and similar opportunities continue. So far, every opportunity has contained a flaw, restriction or ‘attached burden.’ But from October 28 onward (into early next January) opportunities will tend not to have a ‘catch.’ Contemplate this before you jump on anything this week or early next. Waiting could be lucky! Use this week to clean up chores. Sunday accents your duties, prestige. Happiness, friends, optimism shine on you Monday/Tuesday. Rest, plan WednesdayFriday. Your energy returns Saturday: so does fresh air, new excitement! Gemini May 21-June 20: It’s your last week of romance, creative urges and speculative success, so pursue these. Pleasure is necessary: it re-invigorates us so we can face, succeed in, chores and drudgery (which will return this Saturday onward). Yes, your ‘romantic month’ so far hasn’t been free of health and work frustrations, and I can’t promise these are over. To some degree, it will be 2011 before your wishes can comettrue, or unalloyed happiness revisit. Before this ‘happiness period’ starts, there is one last duty, career effort or ‘status change’ you must engage in – these shine with luck Monday/Tuesday!

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness remain high. Your money/earnings luck is also good, through early January. Plan ahead – from next week through November you can capitalize on an old (or build a new) earnings project, especially if a partner is involved. (An old project/idea is better than a new.) Sunday morning’s for romance or a creative, sports, speculative or pleasure venture. Tackle chores this night to Tuesday – luck’s high, you could expand your employment or find another way to increase your income. Relationships excite yet have built-in obstacles Wednesday-Friday. Saturday’s sexy. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: It’s your last week of weariness, Scorpio. Saturday will bring a month of rising energy,charisma and effectiveness.Meanwhile, rest deeply (especially Sunday) contemplate and plan your future actions. Wrap up your dealings with government agencies or institutions. Expect creative, romantic or speculative luck Monday/Tuesday. But tackle chores Wednesday to Friday – carefully, and loyally. (Harmless ‘time off’ or a sensual temptation can dent your reputation.) Relationships, exciting meetings arrive Friday night, Saturday, just as a month of success and new starts arrives! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Enjoy this last week of celebration, wish fulfillment (and new wishes) optimism, popularity, flirtations and social delights – Saturday will bring a month of quietude and retreat. Run errands Sunday morning. Luck aids your efforts on domestic, real estate, security and ‘mother nature’ (e.g., gardening) fronts Monday/ Tuesday. Family members say/do things that bring you a glow of quiet joy. Chase romance, a gamble, sports or pleasure Wednesday to Friday – but carefully: illusion’s on one side, hard reality on the other. Tackle important chores Saturday.

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Oct. 17 - Oct. 23 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Remain ambitious. Work hard, show your talents to VIPs, push projects ahead. But sense a subtle change: future weeks will shunt your most effective efforts from straight-ahead work, to the social level. Schmoozing, networking, will reward.That starts Saturday. Before then, Sunday morning brings money luck (more valuably, money dreams/ideas). Run errands, communicate, handle details and paperwork Monday/Tuesday. Security, home, business foundations grab your attention Wednesday to Friday – proceed steadily, cautiously. Romance, pleasure surge Friday night, Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Your sweet, understanding mood continues. You’re dreamy, inspired – and charismatic – Sunday morning. Your money luck shines this night through Tuesday. Chase it, buy/sell, seek agreements, ask for a raise, etc. Affections might ‘build’ with a business or career contact. The future draws you Wednesday to Friday – your popularity and optimism soar! Seek entertainment, join a group, have fun. But take care, too: if you enjoy yourself too much, a boss or parent grows suspicious. A friend who flirts might have a cruel game in mind. Be a home-body Saturday: rest, putter, repair. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: This is your last week of mystery and secrecy, Pisces. Saturday will bring a month of enlightenment,understanding and compatible minds. You’ll tell the world what you know. But first, this week: Research, rest, remain in the background Sunday. This night through Tuesday raises your energy, charisma and effectiveness – jump into a lucky investment, debt-reduction, health, lifestyle, research, or intimate project. (Intimate project? Pregnancy, for instance.) Anything that will effect a beneficial (and the deeper the better) change in your life. Money caution Wednesday-Friday! Errands Saturday. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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Green can be easy. And no one knows it better than 4Refuel, an onsite refueling and fuel management company. This year, the company celebrated a reduction of millions of kilograms of greenhouse gases. “We just wanted to help our clients reduce their fuel costs,” said Jack Lee, president of 4Refuel, “but we’ve ended up helping them reduce their GHG [greenhouse gas] Jack Lee started 4Refuel in 1995, and has become Canada’s emissions by 100 million kilograms, largest provider of onsite biodiesel. too.” A press release from earlier this Without that operating and emissions year stated that according to the data, the problem will go unnoticed, fuel Government of Canada Department of is wasted for weeks, even months and Transport, 2.7 kilograms in greenhouse the costs to the environment grow day to gases are released into the atmosphere day,” Lee said. for every litre of diesel fuel burned. He started the company in 1995, and “If I don’t deliver fuel to your vehicles modeled it after a business concept he overnight, your vehicles are burning fuel had heard about while living in during the work day to go get Australia. it,” Lee said. “Australia and Canada are “We have a number of cusvery similar so I thought tomers that think ‘green’ is it would work well,” Lee very important,” he continued. explained. “Local municipalities are very Now the company can be keen.” found from coast to coast in And 4Refuel wants to make almost every major city where it easy for them to manage they manage more than 3,000 litres of their fuel and see how they are makfuel yearly. 4Refuel is hoping to expand ing a positive difference. This led them throughout the United States in the next to create the Fuel Management Online five years as well. (FMO) program which allows businesses It is currently Canada’s largest provider to monitor the amount of GHG emissions of onsite biodiesel and the world’s only they’ve saved. provider of online fuel reporting and “FMO gives our clients the information mobile fuel logistics. they need to react to any situation where For more information about 4Refuel, fuel is being wasted, so they can step in visit www.4refuel.com. and pull the operating unit in for service.

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Tickets on sale for choral extravaganza …continued from page A32 The music festival’s organizing committee has been working since immediately after Christmas 2009 to arrange this year’s event, Burton said. She explained the need to book choirs early for what is unquestionably the busiest time of the year, and now she said, the big job ahead is selling tickets. Tickets are already on sale for the event, and can be purchased from Langley Community Music School, Tourism Langley, or from the Rotary website at www.festivalofmusic.ca. • Stay tuned to the Langley Advance for more about this event as the date draws near.

Fort Gallery abuzz

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or art aficionados, this is a great weekend to visit the village. Local artists Doris Auxier and Suzanne Northcott have teamed up again to present a new show at Fort Gallery that begins with an opening reception Friday night, from 7 to 9 p.m. The show, called Protected Spaces: New Myths, will run until Oct. 31.

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This show followed a display called Natural States that featured the mobile drawings of gallery members Claire Moore and the drawings and collages of Lesley Garratt. That show wrapped up Sunday, giving gallery members a chance to install the new exhibit. “We hung yesterday (Monday) in between turkey bastings,” said Northcott, who said she’s showing seven new pieces, along with two that were debuted at the recent Evergreen Cultural Centre show. The gallery is typically open Wednesdays to Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. at 9048 Glover Rd. Also on the books for Fort Gallery is the upcoming Blue Plate Special on Friday, Nov. 12. The annual fundraiser is an event held at the Fort Langley Community Hall, where $200 tickets guarantee guests a work of art and $30 tickets entitle guests to enter into a draw for one work of art. • This is a major event for the gallery, so watch the Langley Advance for more information as the event draws closer, or visit www.fortgallery.ca.

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