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Schools stayed open, and extra plows and warm temperatures helped clear the roads after 15 centimetres of snow fell overnight Wednesday.

A few cars got stuck, and no doubt a few people were late for work, but in general Langley appears to have passed through the heaviest snow of the year without many problems. Snow began falling heavily between 8 and 9 p.m. across Langley Tuesday. Forewarned by the weather forecasts, Langley Township road crews were out in force with their snowplows. “Actually, things are shaping up rather well right now,” Terry Veer, Township roads manager told the Langley Advance. This is the heaviest single-day snowfall since the Township beefed up its fleet of plows and salting trucks.

The increase was in response to the heavy snows of 2008, and public complaints about a lack of plowing. Veer said things were looking “dicey” around 3 a.m. Wednesday, but temperatures soon warmed up and the snow turned to rain by 6 a.m.

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While public schools remained open, a few private schools in Langley closed. The Langley School District said its special needs buses did not run Wednesday, and Trinity Western University cancelled its morning classes.

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Animal welfare

LAPS targets Pepsi online contest cash Langley’s animal shelter is counting on public votes to help snag $100,000. by Matthew Claxton

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That helped the workers get a handle on the remaining snow. While Veer heard reports of a few cars stuck in the snow, there were no reports to the police of serious accidents overnight. Veer said people seemed to have heeded warnings to stay off the roads for the most part.

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Dogs and cats shouldn’t drink Pepsi. But the fizzy soft drink could be a big boon to the Langley Animal Protection Society. LAPS is taking part in the Pepsi Refresh Project to win $100,000 through online voting, competing with dozens of other worthy charities from across Canada. Sean Baker, the executive director of the Patti Dale Animal Shelter, is hoping that Langley residents can put LAPS over the top. Baker and his fellow staffers already know exactly what they would spend the money to buy: a new pet training building. “We could have large groups, we could have school groups, we could have dog events,” Baker said. The building has been in the plans since the Patti Dale shelter was first built. But there hasn’t been enough money to see it through to construction. A $100,000 prize would do the job nicely. Baker wants LAPS and the shelter expand their goal of educating people and pets. LAPS already makes sure that everyone

who adopts a dog at the shelter undertakes some obediance training with their new animal. They’d like to offer further classes after the adoption is complete, or for members of the public who bought their animals from friends, breeders, or pet stores. “We really believe that it would improve the lives of not only the pets, but the people in our community,” Baker said. The building itself would be quite simple and spartan. Lights are a must, but heat would be optional. All it really needs is to have a roof and four

walls. Currently, LAPS does some training during July, August, and September. But those events can be scuttled, or made uncomfortable for both man and beast, by sudden downpours. A building is the only way to provide the level of year-round training service they envision. That’s why Baker and the other staff and volunteers jumped at the chance to take part in the Pepsi vote. A volunteer brought the contest to Baker’s attention, and he signed up the shelter right away. LAPS has been as high as seventh out of more than 90 other projects in their category, Baker said. That’s reassuring, but numbers of total votes aren’t shown on the site. He’s hoping that a wave of public support can push LAPS to the top. “What’s interesting about it is that you can vote every day for your cause,” he said. The voting began on Jan. 4 and concludes on Feb. 28. To vote for LAPS, or to view the other projects in contention, Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance visit www.refresheverything.ca. Kayla Broekhuysen, an animal care attendant at the Patti Dale Animal The LAPS project is listed Shelter in Aldergrove, snuggled Bee, one of the new kittens. Cats and dogs under the $100,000 prize category. will benefit if the shelter wins a $100,000 grant.


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A bigger Shoppers Drug Mart in Brookswood got the final goahead from Langley Township council Monday night. The Township passed fourth and final reading of a bylaw to allow for the construction of an 18,500 square foot store at the corner of 40th Avenue and 200th Street. The new store will replace the existing small strip mall that includes a Shoppers. • More online

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Lawrie nominated Langley softball pitcher Danielle Lawrie is among the nominees for B.C.’s best athlete. Sport BC, in partnership with the City of Richmond, encourages all British Columbians to help name the top B.C. athlete of 2010 by voting Danielle Lawrie online at sportbc. B.C. Athlete of the Year com/ nominee bestofbc. The athlete with the highest number of votes will be honoured with the Best of BC award at Sport BC’s 45th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards presented by TELUS.

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Young people are having a tougher time entering the workforce because of the economic downturn and the uncertainty it brings. A local group is helping to shed some light on employment issues for youth with its new program called Illuminate. • More online

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Hattie Hogeterp

The Langley Teachers’ Association sent the four candidates in the Jan. 15 by-election a questionnaire to garner their views on key education issues. The teachers’ union wanted to solicit views of the candidates Brian to help its members, explained Leonard teachers’ union president Susan Fonseca. The union then posted Cecelia the questionnaire online. Reekie The questions can also be helpful to Township residents who must choose a trustee. Here is a selection of questions and answers with the remaining candidate replies online. Question: In your opinion, what is the most important educational issue facing the Ed Langley School District? How Wood would you address this issue if elected as a school board dents and other staff to find an • In regards to governance the trustee? effective solution to the issue. board needs to look at long term Hogeterp - The most importReekie - I am running to solutions for working together. ant educational issue is staying advocate for a quality public The training and education reffocused on educational services erenced for the coming year for for students and student achieve- education system, where every child has the opportunities and trustees is a start. What occurs ment. There have been many if the board turns over after distractions in the last few years, support that she or he needs to succeed. I will do so with persethe next election? A culture of and there is a danger those disverance and tenacity. teamwork and respect must tractions are taking time, energy Wood - The most important be sustainable and that is only and resources away from the job educational issue is the everaccomplished by renewing those at hand. The financial situation changing technology and the interpersonal skills on a regular makes it difficult to think boldly humanity issues resulting. I basis. and creatively. Langley has long would address it by forming a • Providing direction to and been at the forefront of educacommittee to complete a comquestioning senior management tion innovation in many areas prehensive study. is a big part of a trustee’s role. A – early learning programs such Question: The board has twice yearly review of the superas PALS, provincially renowned committed to a Local Action intendent’s performance would professional development, alterPlan in response to the Auditor have been a better fit than the nate programs, apprenticeship General’s Report. Do you one being suggested. This would programs, performance-based believe that the action plan provide a road map for success. schools, and restorative action, adopted by the board is suf• Also, I would have like to to name just a few. Our current ficient to address have seen more subject matfinancial situation the auditor ter experts from outside the may stifle these Candidate general’s identischool system utilized for the kinds of initiatives. replies are fied concerns? audit committee. It would have I will do all I can to If not, please brought more accountability stay clearly focused presented in elaborate on how to some of the changes recomon the provision of alphabetical the Local Action mended by the auditor general. quality education Plan should be Reekie - The action plan is order. programs for all and improved and long on wishful thinking and making this the pristrengthened. short on action. An action plan ority in any decision Hogeterp - The board’s action needs to specify goals, actions I make. I always look for opporplan puts the board on the right that will be taken to achieve tunities in the face of adversity track toward addressing the recthem, and timelines for doing and will continue to do that. ommendations in the Auditor so. The current plan is thin on Leonard - The most importGeneral’s Report. I am fully supactions and timelines. ant education issue is how the portive of the Action Plan and Wood - The local action plan budget issues in Langley have will do my part in carrying it is a set of goals, the first step to affected class sizes and those out. trust. Having said that it appears students whose needs are not Leonard - I believe the action to be only a copy from the being met. I would address the plan is a good framework, but report. I am a believer in goals issues by working with all the could have been strengthened in and objectives with specific parties involved in education: the following areas: milestones. trustees, parents, teachers, stu-

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Here’s what else candidates were asked. • This by-election has been called due to the sudden resignation of the board chair in September. Former board chair Joan Bech wrote a letter saying that she was resigning due to pressure on her from unnamed trustees to resign. The Auditor General’s Report cited a “culture of mistrust” among the currently elected trustees. • Since September, the board has limited the public’s questions in Question Period at the end of board meetings to written questions only. If elected, would you vote in a public meeting to revert to past practice of people asking their own questions at the mic? • All Grade 4 and 7 students must write the Fundamental Skills Assessment tests. What is your opinion on the value of this province-wide standardized testing and what changes, if any, would you like to see made to the current practice? • What are the two most important indicators of a quality public education system and How would you support/encourage/maintain these? • The board working with senior management, has a responsibility to ensure that the district’s finances are kept in order. What skills and experience do you have to provide the kind of financial oversight required by a trustee to ensure the fiscal viability/strength of School District 35? • Over the past five years, the board of education has voted to close six neighbourhood schools. What is your position on neighbourhood schools and their value to the community? • What are the most important leadership qualities a trustee must possess? What are your three strongest leadership traits and how will they affect how you make decisions as a trustee? • Some school boards around the province have created needs-based budgets to reflect the true costs of offering all the programs and services they see as essential for maintaining quality educational services for all students. If elected, would you be prepared to create and submit a needs-based budget? Why or why not? • This year 318 Langley teachers informed their principals during Bill 33 consultations that they “disagreed” with the class size and/or composition of their classes. Would you be prepared to visit these classes and meet with these teachers to discuss their safety and educational concerns? Would you support spending the unanticipated additional $1.24 million in student funding from the Ministry this year to alleviate overcrowded and educationally inappropriate classes by creating new classes? • In October, every superintendent across the province is required to submit a report publicly detailing the numbers of classes exceeding the Bill 33 limits for size and composition at the elementary and secondary levels. Trustees routinely adopt these reports, though they continue to document the degree to which we are exceeding limits. Would you be prepared to refuse to adopt this report? If no, why not? If yes, what positives would you see as an outcome of publicly acknowledging the failure of Bill 33?

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Election complaint laid Concerns are being expressed about a candidate at a closed meeting. by Heather Colpitts hcolpitts@langleyadvance.com

People are questioning why school trustee candidate Hattie Hogeterp was invited to a closed-door meeting of Willoughby area schools Monday. One of the candidates has gone to elections officials who say it doesn’t appear to be a violation. Senior administration, school administration for R.E. Mountain Secondary and its feeder elementary schools, with union, PAC, and School Planning Council reps, met as part of a series of stakeholder meetings about Willoughby slope issues. Acting school board chair Rod Ross addressed the group, reminding them that the election was Jan. 15 and thanked Hogeterp for attending the meeting which had about 30-40 people. Candidate Brian Leonard put his concerns to the chief electoral officer. He received a couple of calls Tuesday morning asking why he didn’t attend. He’s checked to ensure he didn’t miss an invitation or meeting notice on a key issue in the district. “Would have loved to have been there,” he told the Langley Advance. “Isn’t this just what we’ve been talking about for weeks – new, open, honest discourse?” he added. “For me it’s been an education.” Candidate Cecelia Reekie said this “went over the line” during an election. “I believe that, should this kind of behaviour be accepted and tolerated by other trustees and senior management,

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then we have a long way to go to build trust and positive working relationships,” Reekie said. Candidate Ed Wood was not invited. “I was not invited and I did not know about it,” he said. “It sounds pretty strange to me.” Donna Mason, the president of CUPE local 1260, said she found it inappropriate. Mason noted that, since the candidate isn’t a resident stakeholder, she could see no reason for her attendance. “It was an unfair advantage for her,” she commented. She also thought it was inappropriate for Ross to comment about the candidate to the group. Mason said she understood it was a private meeting based on the letter informing her group about it from the superintendent. “That was not a private, by invitation only meeting,” said district communications manager Craig Spence. Any questions about policies related to trustee candidate campaigning would have to be put to the chief electoral officer, he said. The chief electoral office is a Langley Township staff member overseeing the election on behalf of the district. Ross could not be reached before press time. In her reply to Leonard’s questions, chief elections officer Susan Palmer said she was advised that Ross and Hogeterp thought the meeting was open to the public and that he invited her “and that there was not an invitation or notification whatsoever by the school district.” It is Palmer’s understanding that the district may be reviewing policy.

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Firefighters, members of the SPCA and a vet helped get Buddy out of the ditch, but he was unable to stand up and was euthanized at the scene. Langley RCMP Const. Bryn Savage, who grew up on a farm with horses, went to the scene to help shortly after the call. He said of Buddy, “I noted at the time by Jennifer Saltman that… to my eyes he appeared to be Postmedia Network Inc. thin,” Savage testified. “[He] just seemed very tired and exhausted.” The estranged wife of a Langley veterSavage said he and another officer went inarian on trial for animal cruelty may be to the Marohns’ nearby home to look for called to testify against him. Schoyen-Marohn, who had left the scene. Mark Marohn, 57, is charged with When no one answered the door at the failing to provide the necessities for an house, the officers went to animal and causing an the barn, where they found animal to continue to be three more “extremely thin” “I noted at the time in distress. horses. His trial began Monday that… to my eyes he Savage said the horses’ rib in B.C. Provincial Court appeared to be thin. bones were visible through in Surrey. their skin and their hips Crown prosecutor [He] just seemed very were bony as opposed to Liane O’Grady said tired and exhausted.” muscular. in her opening stateBryn Savage Savage’s testimony is the ment that on Dec. 10, subject of a voir dire, or 2008, police were called a trial within a trial, after to the 2000-block of which Judge Reg Harris will decide what 208th Street in Langley, where a car had evidence is admissible. crashed into a ditch. A total of five horses were surrendered O’Grady alleged that Marohn and his to the SPCA and one, Magnum, was estranged wife, Carol Schoyen-Marohn, euthanized days later. who is also a vet, used one of their horsSchoyen-Marohn is also on the wites, Buddy, to try to pull the car out of the ness list. She faces the same charges as ditch. Marohn but suffered a stroke and was However Buddy, who appeared “thin unable to proceed with her trial. She is and weak,” was unable to move the scheduled to appear in court in April to car and collapsed in the ditch, O’Grady fix a date. alleged.


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More drunk drivers were caught, and fewer people died on the roads this winter than average, the RCMP said this week. Stats from across the province were released by the RCMP’s traffic services this week. During the 2010 winter Counterattack campaign, there were five fatal accidents in B.C. That’s up from three last year, but down from eight in 2008, and 12 in 2007. Of those fatal crashes, one was in the Lower Mainland, one in the north, one in the province’s south east, and two on

Vancouver Island. The numbers from this year and last point to a trend of declining fatalities, said Cpl. Jamie Chung of the B.C. RCMP’s traffic services. “Police believe the road checks our officers conducted during the campaign were effective in reducing the number of people killed at the hands of impaired drivers,” Chung said. Hundreds of drivers were arrested or lost their cars during the campaign. Just in the second half of the Counterattack program, about 200 were criminally charged, another 382 got three-day roadside suspensions, five got weeklong suspensions, and 670 received 90 day driving bans and had their cars confiscated for a month. Another 159 drivers were charged with excessive speed and lost their cars for a week.

Crime

Drugstore attack about drugs by Matthew Claxton

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The Surrey RCMP are looking for a pair of robbers who held up a Cloverdale pharmacy and attacked the employees last month. On Dec. 6, just before 1 p.m., two men stormed into the drug store in the 5600 block of 177B Avenue. The two men demanded “oxycontins,” referring to the prescription painkiller oxycontin, often used as a street drug. Both employees were viciously assaulted and threatened with a knife, and forced to open the safe. One staff member was locked outside the store during the course of the robbery, said Surrey Mounties.

Police are appealing to the public to help solve the brazen attack and bring to justice the men who traumatized the two store employees. The men are Caucasian, both in their twenties, standing 5’8” to 5’10”, and both wore dark-coloured hoodies, dark gloves, jeans, and running shoes. The first man to enter the store had a medium build, bushy eyebrows, a square jawline and a high hairline. His accomplice had a slimmer build and was taller, and had two light grey or white horizontal stripes on each arm of his sweatshirt. Anyone with information can call the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800222-8477.

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Little green men invade Events Centre Young hockey fans Jackson Thomson, Jackson Turner, and Mike Fleugel discovered their inner “green man” as they dressed in attention-grabbing body suits for the Langley Chiefs’ game Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre (LEC). The youngsters were imitating the “green men” made famous for taunting visiting players sitting in the penalty box during Vancouver Canucks’ home games. Despite the local “green men’s” cheerleading efforts, the Chiefs lost 4-3 in overtime to the Coquitlam Express (see story on page A31). Langley’s British Columbia Hockey League team returns to the LEC tomorrow night (Saturday), when they host the Penticton Vees. Opening faceoff is 7 p.m.

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Crime

Officers foil wire thief As the price of metals rises, wire theft is again increasing in frequency. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com

Langley Mounties nabbed a suspected wire thief over the weekend, only to discover he was also wanted on warrants in two other towns. Just before 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 9, the RCMP were called by a witness who said someone was stealing wire from the 20100 block of 70A Avenue. The caller gave detailed descriptions of a suspect and his car, said Cpl. Holly Marks, spokesperson for the Langley RCMP. Police pulled over a matching vehicle in the area. “The officer noted the rear seat of the vehicle was filled with wire,” Marks said. The driver now faces charges of possession of stolen property, theft, and breaching a recognizance order. The man was also wanted in Surrey and Abbotsford, making his arrest in Langley a hat trick. Marks noted that reporting such thefts as they occur can help prevent dangerous situations. Last year, a wire theft knocked out the phone and pager system for Langley Memorial Hospital, throwing the communications system for doctors there into chaos. Wire thieves have apparently been targeting Langley wires, largely in rural areas, as the price of copper has again risen as the recent recession fades. NOW, more than ever, it’s important to plan ahead.

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2011 School Trustee By-Election – Township of Langley

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NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the Township of Langley that a by-election by voting will be held on Saturday, January 15, 2011 to elect one (1) school trustee for the remainder of the 3-year term ending in December 2011 and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

Candidates: REEKIE, Cecelia WOOD, Ed HOGETERP, Hattie LEONARD, Brian The foregoing is the order that the names will appear on the ballot.

Where to Vote Voting will take place on Saturday, January 15, 2011 between 8am and 8pm at any of the following locations: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Aldergrove Community Secondary School – 26850 - 29 Avenue D.W. Poppy Secondary School – 23752 - 52 Avenue Langley Fundamental Middle/Secondary School – 21250 - 42 Avenue R.C. Garnett Elementary School – 7096 - 201 Street Walnut Grove Secondary School – 8919 Walnut Grove Drive

Eligibility to Vote Am I on the List of Registered Electors? There are more than 70,000 Langley Township residents on the list. To check if your name is on the list, call 604.532.7396. If you are not on the Township’s List of Registered Electors

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Jan 21 vs. University of Calgary 6pm women’s 8pm men’s Sat Jan 22 vs. University of Calgary 5pm women’s 7pm men’s The Langley Events Centre is located at 7888 - 200 Street For ticket information, contact Langley Events Centre 604.882.8800 • langleyeventscentre.com

public notice Online Schedule of 2011 Township of Langley Council Meetings According to the Community Charter under Section 127 (1) a council must: (a) make available to the public a schedule of the date, time, and place of regular council meetings, and (b) give notice of the availability of the schedule in accordance with section 94 (public notice) at least once a year Regular Evening Council meetings are held at 7pm at the Civic Facility, Fraser River Presentation Theatre, 4th floor, 20338 - 65 Avenue, Langley, unless otherwise noted. For a complete schedule of 2011 Council meetings or to view Council meeting agendas, visit our website at tol.ca. Susan Palmer Deputy Township Clerk Legislative Services Department 604.533.6032

(the Township uses the Provincial Voters List), you may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at the Voting Place. To register you must meet the following qualifications: • Canadian citizen • Age 18 years or older on or before General Voting Day of January 15, 2011

public open houses 2011-2015 Five-Year Financial Plan

Township of Langley Council would like to hear from the public and take your views into consideration when it deliberates the 2011 Budget. Information on the budget and ways to participate in the consultation process, including an online survey, will be posted on the website tol.ca/budget after January 13. Council is considering a 3.95% residential and non-residential property tax rate increase to cover contractual wage increases and other contractual cost increases. Please plan to attend one of the Budget Open Houses: Date: Monday, January 17 Time: 3 - 8pm Date: Tuesday, January 18 Time: 1 - 6pm Place: Township Civic Facility, 4th floor Location: 20338 - 65 Avenue Watch our website at tol.ca/budget for further details or contact: Derrick Sparks Deputy Director of Finance 604.533.6027 dsparks@tol.ca

Traffic Calming Open House: 201 Street

The Engineering Division will host a public open house seeking public input on: • Traffic calming measures on 201 Street from 68 Avenue to 74 Avenue • Traffic calming design concepts for 201 Street from 70A Avenue to 71A Avenue, fronting R.C. Garnett Demonstration School Residents will be asked to fill out a questionnaire that will help develop a preferred design concept for traffic calming measures in this area. Date: Tuesday, January 18 Time: 5 - 8pm Place: R.C. Garnett Demonstration School, gymnasium Location: 7096 - 201 Street Property owners and residents are encouraged to attend the open house and have their say about the traffic calming process. Engineering Division 604.533.6006 enginfo@tol.ca

• Resident of BC for at least six months prior to the day of registration • Resident of OR registered owner of real property in the Township of Langley for at least 30 days prior to the day of registration • Not disqualified from voting Resident electors who are not on the List of Registered Electors will be required to produce TWO pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove residency and identity. For a list of acceptable identification, please see the Township’s website at tol.ca.

Non-resident property electors are eligible to vote if they

own real property in the Township and are not otherwise eligible to vote as a resident elector. You must be the registered owner of real property within the Township for at least 30 days immediately prior to the day of registration and must only register to vote in relation to one piece of property. To register to vote, you will be required to provide: • TWO pieces of identification (at least one with a signature)

• Proof of ownership (e.g. a recent title search print is the best proof of ownership. Tax or assessment documents are not acceptable as they are not a definitive list of all registered owners and may not be current) If there is more than one registered owner of the real property, written consent from a majority of the other registered owners of the real property authorizing you to vote on their behalf is required. This must be on the prescribed form obtained in advance from the Chief Election Officer. Forms are available at the Township website, tol.ca, or by mail, fax, or email. Section 41 (1) (a) of the School Act provides that the person must not be a resident elector of that or any other trustee electoral area of the School District. For clarification, no corporation is entitled to be registered as an elector or have a representative registered as an elector and no corporation is entitled to vote.

For Further Information Check out the Township’s website at tol.ca.

Susan Palmer, Chief Election Officer (604.533.6032) Bob Wilson, Deputy Chief Election Officer (604.532.7396)

public notices Nominees Sought for Swensson, Flowerdew, and Arnason Awards Do you know an individual, youth, or a couple who improves life for others and makes a difference in the community? If so, the Township of Langley would like to know about them. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Pete Swensson 2011 Outstanding Community Youth Award, Eric Flowerdew 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award, and the 2010 John and Muriel Arnason Award. The Pete Swensson Award is given to a Langley student in Grade 8 - 12 who is nominated by his or her school and maintains a high scholastic effort, participates in school activities, and makes a contribution to the community through volunteer work. The Eric Flowerdew Award recognizes a volunteer who promotes an active living lifestyle that enhances residents’ quality of life through creative, cultural, physical, or social pursuits, promotes traditional and non-traditional recreation activities, and enhances Langley’s community spirit. The John and Muriel Arnason Award is presented to a volunteer couple, team, or those with a family connection who advocate culture, learning, and literacy, foster partnerships and cooperative efforts, and create the potential for long-term benefits to the Langley community. Deadline for nominations is February 7. For additional criteria, nomination forms, and more information contact: Lisa Egan Special Events Coordinator legan@tol.ca 604.533.6148

Council Meetings Broadcast Live Via Web Streaming Regular meetings of Township of Langley Council can be viewed live via the Internet. Log on to tol.ca/webstream to watch web streaming coverage of meetings in progress and/or to search for archived meetings. Check tol.ca and the Township Page for a list of scheduled regular Council meetings that will be web streamed. Legislative Services Department 604.533.6100 legservicesinfo@tol.ca

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Langley Events Centre

$100 million evaluation based on mid-construction assessment by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com

When politicians praised the Langley Events Centre as a $100 million building recently, it turns out they weren’t picking a number out of the air. Langley bed and breakfast owner Wally Martin wrote a letter to the Langley Advance,

questioning the claim by MLA Rich Coleman and others that the Township got a $100 million facility for $66.2 million. A few days later, Martin said, someone anonymously stuck a copy of a 2008 property assessment for the centre to his door. Grover, Elliott & Co. assessed the LEC and its land at $100,600,000 in 2008. That was while construction was still going on.

“It’s all a little weird,” Martin said. The document is a public one, prepared for the Township and for the Langley Development Group, the firm that oversaw construction of the LEC. Martin takes issue with placing a value on the LEC. “Public buildings, they have a cost, but they don’t have a value… in the tradition-

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al sense of market value,” Martin said. Township administrator Mark Bakken said construction costs make up a part of how the property was assessed in 2008. Those costs have fluctuated since then, as the construction industry has slumped and recovered in the past three years. There hasn’t been an official assessment of the LEC’s value since the 2008 report.

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notice of public hearing

Proposed Zoning Changes

NOTICE is hereby given that the Township of Langley Council will meet and hold a Public Hearing. AT THE PUBLIC HEARING all persons who believe their interest in property is affected by the proposed bylaws shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard or to present written submissions respecting matters contained in the bylaws that are the subject of the hearing.

BYLAW NO. 4851

APPLICATION NO. RZ100352 OWNER/ Noor and Sohilla Qanbery APPLICANT: Mommy’s Daycare 26994 - 26 Avenue Aldergrove, BC V4W 4A4 LOCATION: 26994 - 26 Avenue (See Map 1)

BYLAW NO. 4854

BYLAW NO. 4852

APPLICATION NO. RZ100351 OWNERS: Signe Jurcic / Universal Management Services Ltd. 1430 Sandhurst Place West Vancouver, BC V7S 2P3 AGENT: Royal LePage Wolstencroft 111, 20434 - 64 Avenue Langley, BC V2Y 1N4 LOCATION: 21667 - 44 Avenue (See Map 2) BYLAW NO. 4852

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BYLAW NO. 4851

LEGALS:

MAP 2

LEGAL: PURPOSE: MAP 1

LEGAL: PURPOSE: PROPOSAL:

Lot C, Section 19, Township 13, New Westminster District, Plan BCP22529 Bylaw No. 4851 proposes to rezone the property from Residential Zone R-1D to Community Care Facility Zone P-2P. This application will facilitate development of a Group Children’s Day Care Centre for a maximum of twenty-five (25) children.

PROPOSAL:

Lot 56, Section 31, Township 10, New Westminster District, Plan 53752 Bylaw No. 4852 proposes to rezone the property from Suburban Residential Zone SR-1 to Residential Zone R-1E. This application will facilitate development of four (4) single family lots.

BYLAW NO. 4854

APPLICATION NOS. RZ100356 / DP100570 OWNER: Tara Development Ltd. 1493 West 32 Avenue Vancouver, BC V6H 2J4 AGENT: Hub Engineering Inc. 101, 7485 - 130 Street Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 LOCATION: 21022 and 21052 - 77A Avenue (See Map 3)

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public notice

Cycling Network Open House

Community Garden at Aldergrove Athletic Park Meeting

The Engineering Division will host a public open house featuring a draft of the proposed cycling network, as well as a discussion guide that will help identify a network of cycling routes in the Township. Residents will be asked to fill out a questionnaire to provide input regarding the proposed cycling plan.

Date:

Tuesday, January 25

Time:

7pm

Place:

Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre Meeting Room

Location:

26770 - 29 Avenue

Date:

Thursday, January 27

Time:

5 - 8pm

Place:

Township of Langley Civic Facility, 4th floor

Location:

20338 - 65 Avenue

Property owners and residents are encouraged to attend the open house and provide input regarding cycling routes in the Township. Engineering Division 604.533.6006 enginfo@tol.ca

This meeting is being held to plan for the spring 2011 opening of the new Community Garden at Aldergrove Athletic Park and to create a Community Garden Committee that will operate these public gardens. Everyone is invited to attend. Al Neufeld Manager, Parks Design and Development 604.533.6085

Township of Langley Reuses

Lot 26, Section 24, Township 8, New Westminster District, Plan 1578; and Lot 27, Section 24, Township 8, New Westminster District, Plan 1578 PURPOSE: Bylaw No. 4854 proposes to rezone property from Surburban Residential Zone SR-2 to Residential Compact Lot Zones R-CL(A), R-CL(B) and R-CL(RH), Residential Zone R-1A and Comprehensive Development Zone CD-84. A Development Permit for the single family lots is being considered in conjunction with this bylaw to allow Council the opportunity to review the form, character, and siting of the development. PROPOSAL: This application will facilitate a mixed residential development consisting of approximately 60 single family lots, 17 rowhouse lots, and 19 townhouse units. AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a copy of Township of Langley Bylaw Nos. 4851, 4852, and 4854; Development Permit No. 100570; and relevant background material may be inspected between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from January 13 to 24, both inclusive, at the Community Development Division Development Services Counter, 2nd Floor, Township of Langley Civic Facility, 20338 - 65 Avenue. DATE: TIME: PLACE: ADDRESS:

Monday, January 24 7pm Township of Langley Civic Facility 20338 - 65 Avenue Community Development Division 604.533.6034

public notice Storm Response Information Hotline

During severe weather events such as heavy snow storms, wind storms, or floods, Township residents can call the Storm Response Information Hotline for recorded updates on response service levels in their community. Updates are recorded regularly and include the estimated time of the next update. Residents can also visit the Township’s website at tol.ca to learn more about the Storm Response program. Click on the “Storm Response” icon on the main page. Engineering Division 604.532.7300

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Vote, if you find it worth effort If Joan Bech had stayed on as the chair of the Langley School Board, there would have been plenty of controversy about her commuting from the Sunshine Coast. But her fellow trustees decided that would be too long of a trip. So instead, the voters of Langley Township will have a by-election less than 11 months before the next full board election. Combine the short duration with the timing – the candidates launched their campaigns just before Christmas, and have been packing in their campaigning since New Year’s – and you have a perfect recipe for low voter turnout. But is this an important election? In some ways, yes. The board remains divided down the middle on many issues. It is still at the very beginning of the process of digging out of a giant hole of debt and deficits. Langley remains a community in flux, with rural schools slowly emptying, while urban schools are close to bursting at the seams with students. We may think 11 months is not a long time. But it’s long enough for key decisions to be made. Decisions about money, about catchment areas and schools, about the future of the district in the next several years. If you have informed yourself about the candidates and the issues, then by all means, turn out on Saturday and vote. Is this an important election? In some ways, no. By Sunday, there will still be six veteran trustees around the table, most of them legacies of several terms. Their views are known, their courses set. In the larger sense, the board’s actions are being dictated by the funding crunch, which leaves them with fewer options. If parents want to have an impact, there are more ways to take part than voting. Joining a school PAC, attending board meetings, and lobbying for issues that are vital to them will likely be more important in the long run than one vote. So vote, but remember that politics is about more than elections and by-elections. It’s about taking part. – M.C.

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Age of wonders inspire present Painful truth

Chapel, smashed it into fingernail-sized fragments, and buried them in a garbage dump. Paleontologists painstakingly dig up piece after piece, and have managed to learn about bits of the painting – a cherub here, an arm there. Matthew Claxton But most of the marvellous masterpiece mclaxton@langleyadvance.com of time and evolution remains to be discovered. Just in the past year, there have been several new species named, including the In the past couple of weeks, all the news distantly-related-to-Triceratops dino called around here seems to have been about assasKosmoceratops, which had 10 horns sproutsinations, politics, violent crime, more politics, ing from the frill around its face. It looks like and housing construction statistics. a floral bouquet formed from bone and horn. Normally I would grab one of those topics and tease out some strange thread or historical Then there was Tianyulong, a plant-eating dinosaur which may have had feathers! Well, fact, then build a column around that. Right proto-feathers. Or maybe just “integumentary now, though, it just all seems too grim. So to structures,” i.e. bits of skin. Or heck with the news, let’s talk about possibly just plants that were dinosaurs! I know that very fossilized next to the bones. But One of the great joys of life is hey, we’ll be arguing about it for little of this reading a paleontologist’s wordyears! portrait of life in bygone ages. matters, in the Oh yeah, the arguments. It’s The Mesozoic era, in which the larger sense. not a matter of just digging up dinosaurs dominated, was quite a bone, giving it the once-over, different from our own. Prairies and deciding it’s a new spewere covered in ferns instead of cies. There are all kinds of fun fights about grass, flowering plants only evolved towards which fossils belong to new dinos, and which the tail end. The continents were in different ones don’t. If a million years from now, places, the seas were warmer and full of giant swimming reptiles with big gnashy teeth. Even aliens dig up fossil skeletons of, say, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Wallace Shawn, will they the days were shorter. It’s true: the Earth spun recognize them as members of the same spefaster in the past. The moon’s slow tug-of-war cies? Hence papers that say there are actually with our planet is gradually slowing down its a dozen different species lumped under the rotation. name Iguanodon, or that three kinds of domeAcross this landscape walked, ran, and flew headed dinos are actually just adults, teens, not just an ever-changing cast of dinosaurs, but of insects and mammals, pterosaurs, croco- and kids of the same breed. I know that very little of this matters, in the diles, turtles, and lizards. larger sense. Discovering new dinos won’t cure The miracle is that this picture of a vanished cancer, it won’t erase the federal deficit, and world was assembled piece by painstaking it won’t prevent another season of American piece. Watch a movie like Jurassic Park and Idol. But it gives me a comforting sense that you get the theme-park version of paleontolour world is vast, and that it not only contains ogy: scientists casually brush a layer of sand wonders, it has been making them for ages off a perfectly articulated fossilized skeleton, beyond our comprehension. complete from teeth to tailbone. Certainly, that’s something that news for In reality, fossils are often broken, almost shootings, political scandals, drugs, gangs, and invariably incomplete, sometimes squashed poverty has yet to do. and deformed in weird ways by geological forVisit Matthew Claxton’s blog, Evolving Langley, at http://tiny.cc/A0D3W ces, and found in harsh, unforgiving terrain. at www.langleyadvance.com It’s as if you took the ceiling of the Sistine

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Fort Langley

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International Baccalaureate and Honours Program The International Baccalaureate is a world-recognized program for academically focused students who plan to attend university. The two year program (Grade 11 & 12) involves high academic standards, international mindedness and active citizenship. Successful IB Diploma candidates are eligible for advanced credit, advanced placement and preferred admission in most of the world’s leading universities. The IB Program is offered in both public and private schools around the world. In Langley, IB is a District Program offered at R.E. Mountain Secondary School.

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Langley Township fire crews fought hard to contain a fire that destroyed Fort Langley’s landmark IGA store last week. Store owner Robert Lee has announced plans to rebuild. pull all of us community members and firefighters through a difficult day. This has been a very emotional time for our family. The devastation of the fire has had a huge impact on all of us. We are proud to say that only a community like Fort

Langley – our community – can comfort us and help us to look forward to rebuilding for the future. We thank you all again from the bottom of our hearts and look forward to serving you again in the very near future. Lee Family, Fort Langley

School trustee

Langley by-election gives local voters voice Dear Editor, It’s good that the provincial leadership candidates are discussing education, but teachers hope that issues more substantive than “merit pay” for teachers will be debated. This is merely a distraction from the real issue of under-funding of an increasingly impoverished public education system. Merit-pay proposer Kevin Falcon suggests that a Master Teacher program be adopted where teachers who “everyone knows” are superior mentor other teachers. He may find it interesting to note that Langley’s teacher Mentorship Program is just one of many programs axed this year in order to address the school district’s $13.5-million debt. Professional development funds for teachers have not increased since 1988. Langley district has 2,352 classes this year, compared to 2,450 last year, despite an increase of 184 full-time-equivalent students over last year’s projected enrolment. Langley has more than 735 classes which exceed the legislated limits of 30 students

per class or more than three students with special needs in each class. Nearly one third of Langley classes this year exceed legislated standards for class size and composition. Langley school board has responded with silence to concerns about students’ safety voiced by home economics and shop teachers at a November board meeting. In our view, this lack of response shows a shameful indifference to serious concerns brought to the attention of the board. While most Langley residents will not be eligible to vote for the Liberal or NDP leadership contestants, all residents of the Township are eligible to vote in this Saturday’s by-election for a new trustee. We hope they will take the time to vote for a candidate who is willing to truly listen to Langley parents, students, and staff, and not just allow them to speak. Susan Fonseca, Langley Teachers’ Association [Note: A fuller version of this letter and others on similar topics are online at www. langleyadvance.com.]

Langley School District will host an information meeting about the IB Diploma Program for parents and students on: Monday, January 17, 2011 7:00 p.m. Langley Event Centre - Banquet Room 7888 - 200th Street, Langley, B.C. Everything you want to know about this university preparation program and all of the Honours classes in Grades 8 to 10 will be discussed. The meeting is open to all parents and students in Grade 10 who are thinking about enrollment in the IB Program. It is also recommended for parents and students in Grades 7-9 who may be considering our Honours Program.

R.E. Mountain Hosts Grade 7 Parent Night Agenda includes Honours Program Information

The Honours Program begins at Grade 8 and is intended to prepare students for the IB Diploma program. Honours classes focus on an enriched curriculum and emphasize higher level thinking skills. All interested parents are invited on: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 7:00 p.m. R.E. Mountain Secondary School 7755 202A Street, Langley, B.C. Please contact Lynn Gibson - IB Coordinator, at 604-888-3033 or email lgibson@sd35.bc.ca for more information.

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Dear Editor, I live on the south side of Fraser Highway and work at Langley Memorial Hospital. I admit to being one of the jaywalkers who crosses at 221st Street. Township council has voted to pay $50,000 to put in a fence. Wouldn’t it make more sense to use that money toward building a pedestrian overpass? ParkLane is doing a development on the south side of Fraser Highway. We were told at the open houses held in connection

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with this development that an overpass was planned to connect a trail on the south side of Fraser Highway with the one on the north that runs past the firehall. Perhaps the Township, ParkLane, and the hospital could join forces to proceed with the overpass. There is not enough parking at the hospital. I walk to work as my small contribution to providing a space for someone else. One night I did walk home the long way, and crossed at the light at 222nd Street.

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One car was turning left, so I let him go before starting to cross. The light was so short that it turned red when I was halfway across the highway. That was more dangerous than jaywalking! An overpass would make way more sense. Karen Mason, Murrayville For more letters to the editor visit... www.langleyadvance.com

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Dear Editor, Thanks go to all who have given us encouragement and support through a difficult period. We are grateful to be a part of this very special community. Our store has served Fort Langley for 35 years, and during that time our very special customers have supported us through good times and bad. We would also like to thank the Fort Langley business community for their support and kindness. We consider them all our friends. We would especially like to thank the firefighters who so bravely fought the fire and tried to save our store. They are heroes, and the whole community of Langley is fortunate to have such firefighters. A special thanks to Diane and her wonderful staff at Wendel’s Bookstore and Café. We are very lucky to have them as part of our community. Their generosity and caring helped


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Langley trustee by-election

Choose the best candidate and vote – it’s important

[Editor’s note: The following letters and those appearing on our website have been edited to remove direct endorsements which would constitute election advertising.]

It’s important to vote

Dear Editor, Who is going to listen well? Who will ask tough questions? These, I believe, are the key questions in Saturday’s by-election for the vacant seat on Langley’s Board of Education. Our school district has been fragmented because previous trustees have not really listened to or considered, all of the interest groups and stakeholders. As a Langley citizen, parent and teacher, I believe this by-election is important. Vote on Saturday. Jonathan Dyck, Langley

Candidate stands out

Dear Editor, At the all-candidates meeting last Thursday [Trustee hopefuls tested at forum, Jan. 11, Langley Advance], one candidate emerged as the clear choice. There were questions asked which the other candidates could not really address, either due to a lack of understanding of the issues, or a failure to do their research ahead of time. G. McMann, Langley City

Wise vote needed

Dear Editor, I wonder if Rich Coleman or Mary Polak will make an eleventh-hour public endorsement of a trustee candidate, as they did in the last civic election. Of the candidates they endorsed

last time, four had been on the board while a $13-million debt was incurred by Langley district. Township voters need to vote in the by-election this Saturday, Jan. 15, and please vote wisely. Gary Meadowes, Langley

Trustees must serve

Dear Editor, The school trustee by-election on Jan. 15 is important for the community of Langley. Township residents have the opportunity to vote and ensure Langley School District has a fresh start in 2011. Trustees are elected to serve the community. It is a difficult but important job. Long-term planning is going to be key. We cannot change history or afford more mistakes. Diane Pona, Langley

Time to serve short

Dear Editor, There is only one candidate who also ran in the last election. I wonder where all those other passionate people are? They had the fire in them to make a difference in our school district in November 2008; where are they all now? Donna Robertson, Aldergrove

Mom preferred choice

Dear Editor, On Jan. 15, Langley will be going to the polls to select a new school trustee. I am not a parent, but at 28, the idea of having children has shifted from a distant thought to a more immediate possibility. I am biased because one of the candidates, Hattie Hogeterp, is my

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Meeting biased

Dear Editor, Who is funding the candidates’ campaigns? Based on the bias I witnessed at the LTA all-candidates meeting, the LTA executive have their favourite: a puppet of the LTA. Tracey Olley, Langley [Note: A fuller version of these letters and others on similar topics are online at www.langleyadvance.com.] For more letters to the editor visit... www.langleyadvance.com

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Langley traffic

Digital cameras added to enforcement arsenal

Langley is chosen to have four new digital red light cameras out of the 140 being installed. by Heather Colpitts hcolpitts@langleyadvance.com

Red light cameras have been rebranded intersection safety cameras, but they still come with a $167 fine for those captured running the light. ICBC says the cameras are needed to help reduce the number of intersection crashes in this province. Between 2005 and 2009, the daily average number of crashes at intersections was more than 250. The issue was discussed at the Langley City council meeting Jan. 10. The cameras are at Fraser Highway and Highway 10 (near Willowbrook Shopping Centre), Glover Road at the Langley Bypass (near Kwantlen Polytechnic University), at 200th Street and 64th Avenue, and at 208th Street and 88th Avenue. “So there will be a significantly increased level of enforcement,” commented Gary Vlieg, the Langley City director of engineering. In contrast to Langley’s four cameras, Vancouver has 47 and Surrey has 29.

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The spots where they were to be placed were decided based on the locations of the most serious crashes. “We looked at more than 1,400 intersections in the province,” explained

Crash zones

ICBC studied more than 1,400 intersections around the province before choosing the 140 most concerning. Here are crash figures for 2002 through 2008 for the four red camera locations in Langley. Highway 10/ Fraser Highway Average crashes per year: 104 Total number of injuries: 229

200th Street/ 64th Avenue

Adam Grossman, ICBC media rep. The aim is to stop people from running red lights. Grossman emphasized that people will not be ticketed unless they are “going through a solid red light.” That wouldn’t include, for instance, a driver who was waiting to make a left turn and then was forced to exit the intersection on a red light, or any other similarly legal driving manoeuvres.

Those caught going through a red light will also be receiving their tickets more quickly than before, with the new digital system. Grossman noted that revenues from fines go into the provincial Traffic Fine Revenue program, and municipalities receive funds from that, based on their own community policing and road safety efforts. Over the past decade, 30 film cameras were rotated around to various

88th Avenue/ 208th Street

Before the digital cameras were installed, film cameras had to be collected and the film in them processed before fines were issued by the police. The digital switch had a $23 million price tag for the technology, as well as program development which included researching programs in other countries, such as Australia and the United States. The program is expected to cost about $1.2 million to operate annually.

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Feds throw more money at job creation for youth Langley employers are being urged to apply for federal job funding, following a $10 million infusion in the program aimed at creating thousands of jobs for young people. Local MP Mark Warawa says he has been taking every opportunity possible in the past few days and weeks to invite local business owners to take advantage of what he calls a “significant investment” in the future. “This commitment will also support important

community services and strengthen the economy,” Warawa said. The budget for Canada Summer Jobs has been permanently increased by $10 million, bringing the total program budget to $107.5 million. “We are creating thousands of new jobs for young Canadians, so they can find employment and gain the skills and experience they need to succeed,” he said, noting it’s expected to create as many as 3,500 additional jobs

next summer. “I urge interested Langley employers to take advantage of this program,” said the MP. “In Langley, funding will be available to not-forprofit organizations, public-sector employers, and small businesses to create high-quality summer job opportunities for fulltime students,” Warawa said. “In our community sport, cultural and other special events could benefit, as well as notfor-profit organizations,

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Credit union comes up with $11,000

Staff members at Aldergrove Credit Union, have come through again. One thing is always certain when it comes to this credit union, the 13member staff care about the communities they each live, work, and play in. Such was the case this week, when they announced that more than $11,000 was raised for the United Way – both the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland divisions. The money was raised through internal staff fundraising campaigns at the branches in Langley, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, and Mission. “As in previous years, our staff came through and collectively raised over $11,000 to fund much needed causes in our communities,” said CEO Gus Hartl. “The United Way helps so many in need and

our staff are always right there to also lend a hand.” Aldergrove Credit Union, is apparently rebranding itself as Aldergrove Financial Group, to encompass the insurance and financial planning division as well. But that matters not, in this case. It’s all about the people inside this business who have made another significant contribution to the community.

On the union front

Not many locals would think of Rogers Arena in Vancouver, if I mention the Langley business community. Understandable, but there is a strong local tie between this community and the downtown arena where the Canucks play – believe it or not. The CLAC, an independent Canadian labour union representing 50,000 workers from a wide sector of employers, is based right here in Willoughby, and they’re in the process of ratifying a new four-year deal for the 530 staff (housekeeping, security, hosting, and conversion) at Rogers Arena. The contract includes wage increases equal to 12 per cent over the term with provisions for better sick leave and vacation benefits. A new provision would see security personnel eligible for a bonus to offset the cost of annual security licensing.

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A Murrayville musician has ambitions to make it big.

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he Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society is looking for a few good men, a duchess and a foster mom. In fact, the society that is staging The Gondoliers needs to fill about 17 roles and another 10 chorus roles for the show which runs May 11-21 at the Surrey Arts Theatre. Auditions are Jan. 18 and 20 with callbacks Jan. 23. The society is inviting anyone 16 and older to try out for a part. People are asked to prepare an audition song from a Gilbert and Sullivan show or a Broadway show. The society provides an accompanist but people must provide a binder with their sheet music in it when they audition. Those without sheet music can use a CD or cassette (no vocals) to play their accompaniment music. There are parts for men and women in the tale about a young bride who goes to Venice and cannot find her intended, a future king of the fictional land of Barataria, because he was entrusted to a drunken gondolier. By chance the monarch looks like the gondolier’s son. When the bride finally finds her man, it turns out he and the gondolier’s son have married local girls. People are asked to book an audition time (fvgssproducer@gmail. com). Rehearsals Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting Jan. 30.

Storyteller has a tale to tell in song by Bethany Leng news@langleyadvance.com

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he art of telling a story is as old as the human race. From the moment we were given life, we began to tell

a story. And for Murrayville’s Tucker Green, storytelling is as important as it gets. “I work towards great storytelling,” he said. “It’s important. It’s how history is passed on.” The 25-year-old draws inspiration from singers such as Ryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen to create his own take of Americana, describing it as nostalgic and “moody.” “There are certain emotions that come up when I hear a song like [Springsteen’s] Atlantic City; when I hear that great old-fashioned storytelling,” he explained. “When I write, I try to portray that [emotion] with really trying to say things plainly.” “Timelessness... that’s the ideal. I think that happens when people just sit and tell it how it is.” And Green aims to tell his stories as simply and with as much real emotion as he can. His current album, Halfway to Daylight, was released this summer and tells a classic coming of age story. “It’s about being 24 or 25 and being okay with life,” explained Green. “It’s not going to be what you expected in high school and that’s alright – it’s better.” Green should know – in high school he was in a band called Karis for a couple of years, a band he thought would end up being his career. “We totally thought

we were going to be rock stars,” he said with a laugh. “I now have very little ambition to be a rock star. I get to produce, I get to write, I get to record, and it’s awesome.” Green even graduated high school a semester early to pursue music, but it wasn’t until two and a half years ago that he decided to go for it full time. “It was a total fork in the road,” he said. “You’re either going to do it or say you’re going to and not, and then think about it all the time.” After deciding to pursue music, Green recorded a solo, self-written EP called The Demos. “Basically it’s a bunch of songs about heartbreak,” he chuckled, adding every musician has similar

Green said. songs and that “The whole heartbreak songs “I think pop has become purpose of are okay, “as such a dirty word, and I writing mellong as you don’t understand it.” odies is for don’t stay there people to grab your whole creTUCKER GREEN them and sing ative life.” them. The All the songs on more I write his new album are selfwith other artists, the more my written as well, but Green also records will fade into complete likes to co-write with a number of country.” local musicians. While Green may gravitate He said it’s good for towards Adams and Springsteen, him to write with he admitted to secretly admiring others because he Taylor Swift and the way her music can get his pop is put together so intentionally. sensibilities out “When music is being produced and then focus properly, it all works together,” on where he he said, noting every detail has to wants to go work together to make each song with his own really sing. music. It’s about simple disciplines and “I think “cutting out the fat.” pop has And that means treating his become music like any other job. such a dirty word, “It’s a 9-5 thing,” he said, and I don’t explaining that although he may be undera musician, he still sets an alarm stand every morning in order to get up it,” and deal with the business side of things – the hardest facet of what he does. “Writing or being on the stage is the easy part,” he said. “[The stage] is one of the spots where I feel most comfortable – it just feels like home.” For more information about Tucker Green and for tour information, visit http://tuckergreenmusic. com. WWW.LANGLEYADVANCE.COM

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ith the new year comes a treasure trove of theatre happenings in and around Langley, or involving Langleyites. Congratulations first to the master thespian herself, Ellie King. She’s one of two people selected as artist in residence for the Surrey Arts Council based out of new Firehall Cultural Centre in Newton. The other person is writer Ed Griffin. King will continue her current role as artistic director of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company, a professional theatre company run just across the Langley border in Surrey. But she will become the counEllie King cil’s theatre and artist in residence acting artist in residence, meaning she will continue mentoring youth and adults in many areas of theatrical arts, and present classes and workshops commencing later this month. “Well to begin with it’s a huge honour,” she told the Langley Advance. “I’ve already done a bunch of mentoring and so on for the youth arts council of Surrey, and I sit on the board of the Arts Council of Surrey and have been – along with my husband – helping in a consultative fashion with the Newton Cultural Centre’s tech needs and various other areas.” • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”

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peaking of theatre in Surrey involving local folk, the Langleys’ own Brigette Seib is producing an upcoming production of A Murder of Crows, and she’s hosting auditions starting this weekend.

Auditions are being held Sunday, Jan. 16 at 6 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Surrey Little Theatre’s (SLT) space, 7027 184th St. in the Clayton Height’s neighbourhood. Seib is looking for three women and three men, who are 30 years or older. In addition to her producer’s role, Seib – a selfemployed interior designer – is putting her profesBrigette Seib sional experience SLT producer to work on set design for the play. “This is where my expertise lies,” she told the Advance. Visit www.surreylittletheatre.com for further character descriptions. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”

related to the magic, power and role of theatre,” Hildebrandt said. While Gallery 7 is hosting this event, they’re also preparing to launch their first production of the year next week. Tuesdays with Morrie, opens on Jan. 21. Stay tuned to the Advance for local involvement in the play. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Entertainment”

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ven the relatively new Murrayville Performers (MVP) are cranking up the heat this month, excited about what might be ahead for this fledgling gaggle of thespians. MVP members are currently in the planning process for a spring production to be held in May, but at the same time, they’re also hosting their general meeting tonight, Friday, and issuing a plea for directors who have plays they’d like to see performed. Interested parties can call Kate Major Debating theatre vs. faith at murrayperform@hotmail.com, or gain looking outside the Langley call 604-514-0942. The group has scheduled a play readborders, we find another welling for Feb. 13, with more dates to known Langleyite making thecome. atre news in Abbotsford. “Everyone is curious about the play Dr. Lloyd Arnett, a professor at selection process or who would like Trinity Western University’s School to be part of it, is invited to attend,” of Arts, Media & Culture, is tackling a Major said. potentially contentious issue In the meantime, tonight’s at a Theatre Side Chat Series meeting is at 7 p.m., and being hosted this weekend again people have to contact by Gallery 7 Theatre. Kate Major for details about Arnett will head up the the location. second of three chats, and “These general meetings is delving into the topic of are also a social gathering merging arts with faith. with potluck appies,” said He will lead a crash theoMajor. “We welcome everylogical exploration on how one who is interested in thetheatre can supplement our Dr. Lloyd Arnett atre in any way to come out faith journey, said Gallery 7 TWU professor to meet us.” Theatre’s executive artistic director Ken Hildebrandt. Playing on stage This theatre chat is being held ext Thursday is also the launch Saturday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the date for the newest Langley House of James. Admission is $5 at the Players theatre production. door, 2743 Emerson St., Abbotsford. The club is bringing Eric Coble’s For The night will also feature a music Better to the playhouse stage from Jan. by Joel Willoughby. 20 to Feb. 19. Again, stay tuned to the “Theatre Side Chat is a series of casAdvance for more on this show and ual evenings featuring music, refreshhow to win tickets. ments and stimulating discussions

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Leonard Cohen.” O’Callaghan completed a music degree at the University of Toronto and the Banff Centre for the Arts, and established her career performing by Heather Colpitts and recording European hcolpitts@langleyadvance.com cabaret-style music by onvent or concert such composers Francis hall. Poulenc, Erik Satie and That was the Kurt Weill. choice faced by Her collaborators also Patricia O’Callaghan as come with their own a youth growing up in musical pedigrees. Ontario. Downing is an instruShe was unsure whether mentalist working in to pursue a career in rock the jazz, folk, classical music or enter a convent. and creative improvising Then she thought of scenes in Toronto. becoming an opera singer. The double bassPatricia O’Callaghan Now people can hear ist has worked with this world class cabaret many luminaries of the singer perform at the Rose Gellert Hall Canadian music scene including jazz guitarSaturday evening as she combines a variety ist David Occhipinti, bluegrass banjo player of musical influences. Chris Coole, klezmer group The Flying She will be joined on stage by bass player Bulgars, arabic band Maza Meze, singer Andrew Downing and pianist Les Dala. songwriter John Southworth, and improvis“This performance promises to be an ing choir The Element Choir. interesting blend of styles and genres, Dala is the music director and conductor which Patricia O’Callaghan uses so uniquely of the Prince George Symphony and the to create her voice on stage,” said Elizabeth chorus director and assistant conductor with Bergmann, co-artistic director of Langley Vancouver Opera. He’s equally at home in a Community Music School. “She combines various music genres. her classical and eclectic musical backTickets – $22 for adults, $20 for seniors ground with her interest in 20th and 21st and $16 for students – are available at the century music from composers such as Langley Community Music School box Poulenc and the famous German cabaret office, (next door to the hall) at 4899 207th composer Kurt Weill to Canadian legend St. or call 604-534-2848.

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LangleyAdvance | Friday, January 14, 2011 A25 Anne Marrison is happy to answer garden questions. Send them to amarrison@ shaw.ca

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manufacturing the knives? A profit must be made as well. If you are looking to start a good-quality knife collection, you should purchase knives that are made from high-carbon stainless steel. The high-carbon content in stainless steel is what ensures the steel is strong, and is important for keeping a sharp edge. A knife can be made from stainless steel, but unless it is has a high-carbon content as well, it will lose its sharpness very quickly. Start with a standard chef’s knife. Other than to cut bread, it is the most versatile knife in the kitchen, and can be used for almost any application. It offers a rounded top edge of the blade that facilitates a rocking motion to ease most cutting/slicing preparations. Next is a good-quality serrated knife for bread-cutting. The serrated edge will not only produce perfect slices without squashing the bread, but it also brings relief to producing extremely thin cuts of fruits and vegetables. One should also purchase a paring knife, because a chef’s knife might be overkill for those small jobs.

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Rotary rewards aid to graduating teens

Spreading cheer Marion Murray, Carl Rorison, Mary Harker, Leonie Smith and Grace Jones are some of the Harrison Landing seniors complex residents who volunteered to make poinsettia napkin rings. They were delivered with Langley Meals on Wheels products over the holidays, a project to brighten up the day for MOW clients.

One of Langley’s prominent volunteers has been honoured by Rotary for decades of work. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com Someone showing up on her doorstep with an award was “the last thing I expected,” Maureen Pepin said. But that’s what happened to Pepin earlier this month. The longtime Langley resident and retired teacher was made a Paul Harris Fellow, an award distributed by Rotary International. The award was doubly surprising, as Pepin isn’t even a Rotary member. But her work distributing scholarships to Langley high school graduates hadn’t gone unnoticed by Rotary Club of Langley Central. She began handling scholarships 27 years ago, as the viceprincipal of Aldergrove Community Secondary. Pepin lined up scholarships from donors, made the contacts between donors and schools, and got the money to the kids. Her work has helped hundreds of students get funding for post-secondary education. She kept working at the task after retiring, and has done it every year since. Pepin has also been involved in a wide variety of other community projects over the years, and she and her husband Fred have been active in working to preserve the heritage of Langley. Pepin said she has no idea who suggested her for the award. The Paul Harris Fellowship is named after the founder of Rotary, and represents a $1,000 donation to international charitable efforts. Past Langley Central president Dennis Ratcliffe said the club’s board chose Pepin because of what he described as “tireless” community service. Her work represents the Rotary ideal of service above self, he said.

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Parking tickets for RVs Another RV owner is complaining about the Township’s bylaws on parking. by Matthew Claxton mclaxton@langleyadvance.com Brad Mason is a former Langley Township worker who finds himself at odds with the Township’s RV parking rules. Mason told council he finds the rules unfair. He has received visits from bylaw officers about his camper, which spends much of the year on a pickup truck parked in his driveway. Township rules forbid recreational vehicles – including campers, RVs, boats, and many trailers – from being parked in front of homes or in driveways. They must be parked alongside or behind houses in most neighbourhoods. Mason, a Walnut Grove resident, can’t fit his vehicle into a back or side yard, and like his neighbours, said he’s facing paying tickets, or up to $1,000 in storage fees. Mason said several neighbours have also been ticketed or warned. He believes one complaint from a neighbour triggered visits to several homes by bylaw officials. “It pits neighbours against neighbours, because you’re wondering which neighbour is complaining,” he said. He also complained that the bylaw isn’t based on safety issues, or if the vehicle is blocking a street or sidewalk. “One size doesn’t fit all,” he said, noting that his camper qualifies as an RV, but doesn’t take up any more room than the pickup truck by itself. Councillor Kim Richter asked Township staff to compare how bylaws are applied in neighbouring towns. Residents in several neighbourhoods, including Aldergrove, have complained and lobbied for changes to the Township bylaw after being ticketed.

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Express work overtime to roll past Chiefs by Troy Landreville sports@langleyadvance.com

The Langley Chiefs couldn’t find their stride Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. The Chiefs played catch-up all night, and in the end, fell 4-3 in overtime to the visiting Coquitlam Express. The hosts were awarded back-to-back powerplays in the first period but couldn’t capitalize. Langley head coach Harvey Smyl felt the Chiefs’ inability to cash in on their early man advantages may have shifted momentum Coquitlam’s way. “We had some good jump early, but we didn’t execute on our powerplay in the first period and that might have been the difference in the game,” Smyl said. “The things we did poorly cost us. The penalties we took, and our penalty killing wasn’t as good as it normally is. Two of the goals against us, we just didn’t get our job done defensively.” Smyl credited Coquitlam, which went 3-6 with the man advantage, for playing a strong road game. Even with the win, the Express remain last in the eightteam British Columbia Hockey League’s Coastal Conference with a 15-191-9 record. “They played extremely well,” Smyl said. “They always play us hard. It doesn’t matter about the standings, they and Surrey are huge divisional rivals and we are

always in a battle against those teams.” The Express’s Riley McIntosh sealed the win on a four-on-three powerplay, after Langley defenceman Trace Strahle was sent off for tripping 2:12 into the first overtime period. The Chiefs tied the game at 3-3 with 4:05 remaining in regulation. Langley captain Trevor Gerling drove to the net, and was stopped by Express goaltender Khaleed Devji. The puck stopped a couple of centimetres short of the goalline before Chiefs’ forward Josh Myers stuffed it into the yawning cage for his team-leading 29th goal of the season. Coquitlam led 2-1 after the first period and 3-2 after 40 minutes. Forward Kit Sitterley and defenceman Dillon Scholten (with his first of the campaign) scored the other Langley goals. The Chiefs pocketed a point for the OT loss and remain second place in the Coastal Conference with a 25-15-1-6 record.

Haber dealt

The Chiefs shipped veteran defenceman Brad Haber to the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League Monday afternoon, at the BCHL trade deadline It appears Haber, who came to the Chiefs after being released by the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels early in the season, was caught up in a numbers game. Considered by the team to be a key member while with the Chiefs, Haber was one of seven experienced rearguards on the roster.

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Langley Chiefs captain Trevor Gerling made a move between a pair of Coquitlam Express checkers in the third period of Wednesday’s British Columbia Hockey League game at the Langley Events Centre. Gerling assisted on two Chiefs’ goals during Langley’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Express. (Bottom right) Chiefs forward Josh Hansen rubbed Coquitlam Express’s Jacob Charles out against the boards. Someone had to be moved and the Aldergrove native proved to have value for a Winkler team looking to increase its depth. “Brad did a good job for us while he was here but we are committed to the six guys we have and with Brad being a 20year-old, we wanted to make sure he was playing and getting a regular shift,” noted Smyl, who is also the Chiefs’ general manager. Prior to joining the Chiefs, Haber played 12 WHL games with the Seattle Thunderbirds in 2007/08, 59 with the Thunderbirds in 2008/09

and split between Seattle (26 games) and Red Deer (33 games) last season. ••• The Chiefs return to the LEC Saturday when they host perennial Interior Conference powerhouse Penticton Vees. Game time is 7 p.m. It is the second game of a home-and-home series between the two teams. The Chiefs and Vees open the two-game set tonight (Friday) at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre. Home tickets are available at 604-882-8800. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Sports”

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A Langley Olympian member garnered individual gold and silver at the Pacific Coast All Star meet.

The Spartans beat the BCIHL’s elite and cellar dwellers.

Metcalfe leads Team BC TWU triumphs twice at LEC bronze in the 4x50m freestyle relay and 4x100m medley relay races. As well, her 11-12-year-old girls 4x100m freestyle relay finished in fourth place. Schramm put in a solid performance, helping his 4x50m medley and 4x100m Hillary Metcalfe led Team BC at an freestyle relay teams swim to eighth elite swim meet in Oregon last weekend. place results. Metcalfe and fellow Langley Team BC finished the meet in fourth, Olympians Swim Club (LOSC) membut this year, fell short of third spot by ber Justin Schramm, both 12, were in just 15 points. Gresham, Ore. as members of the B.C. Next year, this annual event will be squad. taking place in B.C. so the swimmers Team BC competed against Southern from the home province are aiming for California, Northern a top-three finish. California, Washington LOSC head coach Brian “Hillary had an State and Oregon at the Metcalfe, who traveled to Pacific Coast All Star awesome meet.” the meet as the coach of meet. the 11-12 girls squad, was Brian Metcalfe All the teams consisted extremely proud of the of the best 11-12 and 13Langley swimmers. 14-year-old swimmers “Hillary had an awesome meet, made from each region. more exciting by her winning the only Team BC members were hoping to Team BC gold and silver medals. Justin move up a couple of places after finishswam with confidence, his first time ing in fourth place last year, coming at this level of competition, and was a short of third spot by a mere 93 points. valuable member of the team,” Metcalfe Metcalfe was the only Team BC swim- said. “I look forward to being on home mer winning a gold or silver medal, turf next year.” after she swam to individual gold in LOSC registration is ongoing. Call the 100m breaststroke and silver in the 604-532-5257 or visit the website at: 50m breaststroke, to go along with team www.langleyolympians.com.

It wasn’t easy, but the Trinity Western Spartans men’s hockey team managed to get past a feisty Selkirk Saints squad by a 3-2 count Saturday at the Langley Events Centre. After beating the now 9-2-0 Thompson Rivers WolfPack Friday night, the Spartans faced the onewin Saints Saturday and, despite beating Selkirk 9-1 in their last meeting, still needed a third period goal from Trevor Edwards to break a 2-2 tie. “It was way too close for what I anticipated,” TWU coach Dwayne Lowdermilk said, after the game. “The fact is a win is a win but we got some bounces yesterday and I think we got some bounces again today. We want to win and that’s what I said to the guys.”

Early in the first period and with TWU on the powerplay, Edwards opened the scoring with a shot that found the top corner on the short side. But while the Spartans continued to carry the play for the majority of the first 20 minutes – finishing the opening period with a 19-8 advantage in shots – it was Selkirk getting on the board next to tie the score. With the game knotted 11 in the second period, the Saints took their first lead of the contest on a goal from Brendan Madlung. Four minutes later, TWU got back on even terms when Benton Nickel, standing at the blueline, took a rip at a rolling puck which found the net. After tying the game, momentum tilted towards the Spartans, who were unable to capitalize on the puck possession disparity as they outshot the Saints 15-10 in the middle frame. The deadlock heading

into the final period set up Edwards’ game winner at 9:45 of the third frame when he pounced on his own rebound in the slot, and fired the puck into the open net. ••• The Spartans capitalized on a dominant second period, one in which they notched two goals in 40 seconds, and a shutdown third period to knock off Thompson Rivers 2-1 Friday at the LEC. After allowing a goal 23 seconds into the contest and muddling their way through the first period, the Spartans found their legs in the second and third frames as they outskated and outworked the previously 9-1 WolfPack en route to TWU’s first win of the year over one of the top four teams in the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on “Sports”

University men’s basketball

Weekend sweep extends Spartans’ win streak to 12 games Led by forward Jacob Doerksen’s 27 points and seven rebounds, the Trinity Western University men’s basketball team vanquished the host University of Victoria 7465 Saturday.

The win extended the Spartans’ winning streak to a program-tying 12 games, and improves the Spartans to a Canada West-leading 14-2. The loss drops the Vikes to fifth place in Canada

West at 7-7. “Tonight was an overall great team effort,” TWU head coach Scott Allen said, after the game. “It was more of a defensive battle tonight and our defence did an outstanding

job in making adjustments and being accountable for their individual assignments.” In addition to Doerksen’s point total, the Spartans were led by Tristan Smith with 14 points and four

assists and Tyrell Mara with 10 points and 11 rebounds. TWU led 35-28 at halftime. The Spartans took over in the third quarter and after four straight free

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throws by Doerksen, had gone on an 11-0 run to extend their lead to 16 points, 51-35, with just over two and a half minutes remaining in the period. The Vikes closed slightly as TWU led 54-39 heading into the final frame. After the Vikes came as close as six points, 62-56, in the fourth quarter, the Spartans began their trips to the foul line. The Spartans finished the game shooting five for six from the charity stripe as they held off Victoria for the win. The Spartans were without 6’8” starting forward Kyle Coston, who was injured Friday and was subsequently unable to play in Saturday’s game The Spartans are in Calgary next weekend to face the University of Calgary Dinos on Jan. 21 and 22. ••• The Spartans used a basket by Smith with less than two seconds remaining and 23 points from Doerksen to secure a thrilling 86-84 victory over Victoria Friday at McKinnon Gym. The Spartans, who led 54-47 at the half, and by as much as 11 during the game, extended their winning streak to 11 games, while the loss dropped the Vikes’ record to 7-6. In addition to his 23 points Doerksen led the Spartans with 11 rebounds along with three assists, two blocks and three steals.


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Bruins maul tourney foes Aldergrove finished 5-1 at a tournament in New West, held Dec. 27-30.

In the championship game, the Bruins earned a 3-1 win to capture the tournament title. “Hard work by every member of the Bruins throughout the six games of the tournament really paid off,” reported Something was “Bruin” in New Bruins manager Diane Pruss. “They all Westminster over the Christmas holidays. stepped up and played smart, exciting The Aldergrove Bruins put in a stellar hockey with few penalties.” performance, takThe Bruins ing top spot at the include Jason New Westminster Anderson, Richie Minor Hockey Baadsvik, Reece Midget A Rep Costain, Levi Tournament held Dewaal, Nolan Dec. 27-30. Dyck, Derek Gulka, After a fourMatt Johnston, game round robin, Steven Lawrence, the Bruins found Mike Nolan, themselves in secDarren O’Brien, ond place with a Bo Pedersen, Trent three win, one loss Ratzlaff, Ryan The Aldergrove Bruins gathered around the team record. Solotki, Cody trophy following their victory at the New Westminster The Aldergrove Stephenson, Kade Minor Hockey Midget A Rep Tournament. boys then faced Vilio, and goaltendAbbotsford A2 in ers Jeff Lieffering the semifinal. In a fast-paced, exciting and Dustin Pruss. Affiliate players were game, Aldergrove battled to a 5-3 win, Brody Dyck and Caleb Vilio. The team which put the Bruins in the gold medal is coached by Mark Butterworth, Bill game versus PoCo A2. Ratzlaff, and Mark Butterworth Jr.

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The Langley Spitfires wore gold medals around their necks after winning five games at the Canuck Place Charity Hockey Tournament. game against Vancouver,” reported Spitfires manager Connie Manning. The final was an evenly played game featuring outstanding goaltending from both teams. “In the end the Spitfires came out on top and together, with the coaches, celebrated a hard fought for, much deserved, gold medal,” Manning reported. “It was quite an achievement for our boys, their coaches, and the parents who came out every game

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Westburne West, a division of Rexel Canada Electrical Inc. has an immediate opening for an Inside Counter Sales Person in our Abbotsford Branch DUTIES: • Maintain contact with customers to introduce products and services available in order to build lucrative business relationships • You will provide customer service, select customer pick-up orders, handle cash sales, maintain stock levels, receive and ship orders and perform other duties as required REQUIREMENTS: • Must have excellent skills, be a team player and customer-service oriented • Must have good organization and sales skills • AS400 experience an asset • Knowledge of Microsoft office and personnel computera

For further details please visit us at www.westburne.ca Resume to Human Resources: Email: hr.westburnewest@westburne.ca • Fax: 1-905-507-1129

Cats

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Dogs

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BERNESE MOUNTAIN Dog Puppies. Vet checked and ready to go. $950/each. Langley. 778-241-5504 BLUE NOSE PITBULLS to loving home. 1 male, 5 females, $700 (M), $850 (F). 604-968-3123 BOXER CKC reg show champion lines, 1 flashy brindle m, chip/ wormed/shots. 604-987-0020

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Childcare Available

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

LANGLEY SITTER, F/T or P/T, my home. Quality care, snacks. Exc refs. Rose, 604-514-0370

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A - Security Officer Training. Classes avail in Abby. Full Job placement. 859-8860 to register. 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.

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Veterinary Assistant Diploma Program Want to work with animals and get paid to do it? Be a Veterinary Assistant in just 6.5 months. Our clinical program is taught by Animal Health Technologists, Veterinarians, Vet Assistants & Veterinary Office Managers. PROGRAM STARTS APRIL 11, 2011

Excellent potential for employment. Surrey 604-951-6644 Toll Free 1-800-807-8558 admin@westcoastcollege.com

Career Services/ Job Search

BECOME AN EVENT PLANNER with the IEWP (TM) online course. Start your own successful business. You’ll receive fullcolour texts, DVD’s, assignments, and personal tutoring. FREE BROCHURE! 1-800-267-1829 www.qceventplanning.com

INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Locations in Alberta & BC. Hands on real world training. Full sized equipment. Job placement assistance. Funding Available. 1-866-399-3853 www.iheschool.com

SPACE AVAIL. Langley & Fraser Valley area. Flex. hrs, reas. rates. ages 1 & up. 778-552-4518.

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

ADVANCE CLASSIFIEDS 604-444-3000

MIN PIN, reg. spayed, to good home. Fem Doberman, spayed, exc. temp. $250. 604-820-4554 PIT BULL Pups. Pb Blue Nose, M & F, ready to go. $600 Pls Leave Message 604-819-6006

MARKETPLACE

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For Sale Miscellaneous

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

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Fuel

FULL YEAR SEASONED Alder, Birch & Maple Firewood, Split & Delivered. 604-825-9264 LATCH HOOK Rug Frame, 36 inch wide with adjustable hghts, hardwood. $85.00 604-534-9811

For Sale - Miscellaneous

★★★ 3 GRAD Dresses For Sale ! ★★★

Hey are you looking for your Grad Dress 2011? Only Worn ONE time. Will sacrifice @ 1/2 price from original price!! ■ Size Small: Blue dress: Paid $140, Asking $75 ■ Size 4: Red dress. Paid $550, Asking $275 ■ Size 6: Black dress: Paid $550. Asking $275 Call or email for photos and info at: 604-880-0288 mandi_babi@hotmail.com. Serious buyers only please!

AUCTION CALENDAR

2020

ROTTWEILER PUPPIES, CKC Reg. Malti V-1 rated, top blood lines, Health Cert. 604-535-9994

Feed & Hay

LOCAL DRY HAY FOR SALE Wrapped or unwrapped, $50 per bale. 604-534-0891

Triple Five Trucking KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

(across from Value Village)

or pcarvalho@cruiseshipcenters.com

1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $62!

POMERANIAN TEACUP babies + Mom. First shots, dewormed, dew claws. $950+. 604-581-2544

SPECIAL • Cedar Shavings

(Walnut Gate Mall)

604-882-8000

ROAD SMART TRAINING INSTITUTE LTD.

PIT BULL puppies male & female 1st shots, dewormed $350. View parents. Phone 604-701-1587

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FOODSAFE

Dogs

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Tuesday, Jan 18th • 7 - 8 p.m. Event at the Downtown Langley location RSVP to either center’s phone number below

EDUCATION

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Auctions

NEXT AUCTION: Feb. 5, 9am CAN-AM AUCTIONS

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Horses

CLEAN HOG FUEL $250+ / truckload, delivered. 13 units. Call 604-307-4607

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Metaphysical

*CONNECT WITH YOUR FUTURE* Learn from the past, Master the present! Call A True Psychic NOW! $3.19min 1-877-478-4410 (18+) 1-900-783-3800 Answers to all your questions!

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Accounting/ Bookkeeping

LAURA’S SHOEBOX Tax Organizer Laura 604-866-6580

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Computer/ Internet

COMPUTER REPAIRS: • Mobile Service • 7 days/wk • Virus removal & data backup • Website Design / Networking • Router wireless security www.updatedIT.com

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Financial Services

DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM We help Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of you credit. Steady income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering bankruptcy? Call us first 1-877-220-3328 Free consultation.Government approved program, BBB member

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Business Opps/ Franchises

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


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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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Houses - Sale

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Real Estate

Legal Services

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REAL ESTATE RENTALS

Business Opps/ Franchises

Money to Loan

COMMERCIAL MORTGAGES

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ARBOUR GREENE

REPOSSESSED MOBILE homes, 1981 to 2009. free 20 x 40 to be moved. 604-830-1960

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

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Okanagen/ Interior

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

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Real Estate Investment

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NEW SRI homes in parks, Langley, Sry, Abbotsford, Chwk. Trades welcome 604-830-1960

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358

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

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

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Mobile Homes

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

Verico Assent Mortgage Corp Call: 604-984-9159 Toll Free: 866-984-9159

✔Do you Own a Car? ✔Borrow up to $10000.00 ✔No Credit Checks! ✔Cash same day, local office

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Industrial/ Commercial

Great Investment Ppty Chilliwack 6100sf character bldg. Use rental areas/Community Ctre/mfg/retail/ club/church. $657,000. Remax Marina Williams • 1-800-226-8693

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Mobile Homes

14X70 - 3 BR new reno Hope,

immac, lrg open plan,5 new appl,grt bath, nr town/hosp , adult only, some finance avail $79,900 604-867-9011

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

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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Apt/Condos

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

AMBER ROCHESTOR

office: 604 936-1225

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

JUNIPER COURT

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

office: 604 936-3907

415 Westview St, Coq

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

AMBER (W)

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261

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

KING ALBERT COURT

401 Westview St, Coq

office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490

Linwood Place Apartments

Apt/Condos

6508

LANGLEY CITY

Apt/Condos

LIMERICK MANOR

1 MONTH FREE!!

Near Langley City Hall Bachelor Apt, $623/mo 1 BR Apts $705 & $734 /mo Incl. heat, storage & parking Adult oriented • No pets By appointment, call:

Spacious Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & h/w. Resident Mgr.

Call 604-530-0030

www.cycloneholdings.ca

604-514-1480

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Apt/Condos

Langley City 1 BR apt, $680, incl heat & h/w, clean, quiet, drug free bldg, n/p, ref's, 604 530-6384

Rentals

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Baby Book Announce to your community the bundle of joy that came to you in 2010.

2010

Submit a colour photo of your new baby with the completed information below by January 21st. Watch for your baby’s picture to be published in our January 28th issue of the Langley Advance.

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Remain ambitious to Wednesday – last-minute advances (especially Sunday and Wednesday) can be strong ones. You might have to struggle with foundational, home or family issues, though. The government, head office or an institution could offer splendid help Wednesday. (Take power naps Monday/Tuesday.) A month of social joys, friends, entertainment, flirtation (that can build to deep love) optimism and joie de vivre begins Thursday! And four months of great good luck starts Saturday, in love, travel, law, education. You’re on a roll! But settle into chores Friday eve, Saturday. Taurus April 20-May 20: A long, mellow period draws to a close. You might face – but more likely your close friends, associates face – a pulling apart between key people Monday/Tuesday. (E.g., your friends split up.) This is mostly gradual, deep: but look for clues, and seek early “accommodations,” as this is a decade-long trend. You might have to choose between love and casual friendship. Rest, tend to home matters Wednesday eve to Friday morn. A month of ambition begins Thursday (but first rest, to Friday). Romance, pleasure visit Friday eve, Saturday. Saturday to June 4, “head office” is your friend. Gemini May 21-June 20: Continue to chase facts/secrets, investments and sensual desires to Wednesday noon. You energy’s high Sunday. Buy nothing (nor invest) Monday nor Tuesday before 5 p.m. (PST). Thursday begins a month of gentle love, understanding, legal solutions, far travel, higher education or intellectual pursuits and publishing. Be curious Wednesday to Friday, ask questions. Friday eve and Saturday bring rest, domestic affairs, quietude. But Saturday also starts four months of social expansion, new friends, flirtations, wish fulfilment and happiness! And these four months kick off another 92!

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Cancer June 21-July 22: A long month of opportunity and opposition ends Thursday. You probably feel you didn’t accomplish much, as this period began in confusion. But you have Sunday (planning) and Monday to Wednesday (action) to grab some last chance(s). Remember, independence, no; interdependence, yes – for now. Thursday begins a month of secrets, research (detective work) large finances, investments, lifestyle, health and sexual changes and commitments. And Saturday kicks off a period, through early June, of tremendous career and prestige benefits – both trends (change and career luck) combine soon! Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Sunday’s happy, optimistic, friendly. But heavy chores still weigh on you through Wednesday. Just plunge in, get ’em done. DON’T start a new work project Monday or before 5 p.m. Tuesday. A month of fresh horizons (and emotional fresh air) arrives Wednesday night. You’ll experience opposition and opportunity – both intense. So be diplomatic yet eager. Saturday begins a four-month phase of great luck in far travel, higher education, publishing, legal affairs, cultural venues and love. You might fall in love and marry – swiftly! Focus on money, spending, earning Saturday. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Be ambitious Sunday, or mingle with higher-ups. A month of romance and creativity draws to a close by midweek. Take care with friends, hopes, plans Monday to Tuesday suppertime – pursue all these afterward. Retreat, rest and contemplate your future Wednesday afternoon to Friday morning. Despite your uncertainty about job performance/stability, all looks fine. You begin a month of work and health issues Thursday. More importantly, you enter a four-month phase of great luck in investments, sexual liaisons, life changes and commitments, Saturday. (A clue Wednesday eve.)

Mother’s First Name

Full Address I wish to pay by credit card

Girl

Phone Number

Email photo to: or Mail:

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Sunday’s wise, mellow. Your ambition surges Monday to Wednesday, but take care with this Monday. Tuesday has obstacles to overcome (involving home or career foundations) but you can succeed – especially after supper and into Wednesday lunchtime. Thursday brings a month of celebration, optimism, flirtation, entertainment and social joys! Even better, Saturday starts a four-month phase of lucky opportunities, especially in marriage, love and relocation. Enjoy yourself WednesdayFriday, but Friday eve and this weekend, retreat, rest and contemplate: significant times loom! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: A restless, social month is ending. Thursday starts four weeks of quiet contemplation, physical sluggishness and domestic affairs. Sink into these, rest and refresh your soul, as February to June will bring a huge pile of work. Sunday’s mysterious; you might sense someone’s secret. This is a good, stable day to invest, work out a budget, or hold a private conversation. Monday to Wednesday is mellow,but holds barriers and problems before 5 p.m. (PST) Tuesday – and succeeds after that, especially in legal, educational and romantic arenas. Be ambitious Wednesday eve to Friday. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: You can find out where you stand with a crucial person Sunday. Financial and sexual obstacles arise Monday to dusk Tuesday; solutions appear after this, through Wednesday mid-day. A mellow, understanding mood steals over you Wednesday eve to Friday – love, intellectual pursuits thrive. Thursday starts a month of travel and communications, errands, emails, details, paperwork. More exciting, Saturday begins four months of great luck in romance, creative projects, far travel, with children and speculative projects. You’ll be offered happiness! Be ambitious Friday eve, Saturday.

Jan. 16 - Jan. 22 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Tackle chores Sunday: pick the ones that will free you for more ambitious projects later. Relationships confront you Monday to Wednesday. These contain some opposition and frustrations through twilight Tuesday, then generate healing, solutions – and love – after that. Chase mysteries Wednesday eve to Friday morning – research, invest, study lifestyle changes, get your health diagnosed. Thursday’s fortunate. This day begins a month of money – buy, sell, seek more lucrative clients. Saturday begins a four-month stretch of great luck in real estate, home, family and security issues. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Romance – of a quiet, stable kind – or kids or creative pleasures – call Sunday. Be careful with chores Monday to Tuesday twilight. The danger: wasted effort. Tasks speed swiftly to conclusions Tuesday night and Wednesday. Thursday ends a month of weariness, solitude and obligations, as it starts four weeks of surging energy, heightened charisma and effective action! Start important projects soon, ask favours, show yourself off! (But first be diplomatic Thursday/Friday, and “sense secrets” Friday/Saturday.) Saturday begins four months of travel, talk and much paperwork. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Spend Sunday at home or in nature – all is restful, steady, quietly inspiring. Take care with romance, creative projects and gambles Monday to Tuesday dusk – these are fine, even lucky, then to Wednesday mid-day. (An 18-month “dead end” in romantic and creative zones ends this March.) Thursday begins a month of obligations, lowered energy and dealings with “head office.” Now to late February, rest, be charitable, contemplate and make plans for the future. Work smart, not hard. Saturday starts a four-month period of money luck – maybe big money luck! All things weave together. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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RENTALS HOME SERVICES Apt/Condos

OAKDALE APTS

5530 - 208 St., Langley Quiet clean spacious 2 BR, incls 4 appls, hot water, parking. No pets. Resident Manager. $875/month. Avail now / Feb . Please call from 9am to 8pm: (604) 534-1114 SURREY, LUXURY 2 bdrm. dw/ w/d, f/p, 5 app. Close to King Geo. Skytrain & Mall. Sec. U/G parking & entry. Small pets allowed. Avail Now. To view call 604-580-0520.

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STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● COQUITLAM - 218 Allard St. 2 bdrm HANDY MAN SPECIAL!!! HOUSE, bsmt/2 sheds....$888/M NEW WEST- 1722-6th Av 2 bdrm HOUSE w/1 suite 2 f/p,Long term finance, new roof, RT-1..$1,288/M SURREY- 6297 134 St. Solid 5 bdrm HOUSE w/2 bdrm suite on 1/4 acre lot with views... $1,688/M CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M Call Kristen (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6565 WILLOWBROOK, 198/54. 2 BR, 2 bath, 7 appls, f/p. Avail now. $1100. NS/NP. 604-319-1933

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

SKYLINE APARTMENTS 1 BR & 2 BR. Cable incl’d. U/grd prkg. N/p. Resident Mgr.

Call 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca

SUSSEX PLACE APTS

FREE RENT

FOR 1 MONTH!

Clean & affordable. Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR. Near seniors’ centre. Rents incls heat, h/w & cable.

Houses - Rent

Office/Retail Rent

4 RM Office or Reno’d 2 BR upper Home on 176 nr Hwy 10, up to 1/2 acre prkg. 1300 sf. 778-809-2510

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-30

Langley/ Aldergrove

LANGLEY. LARGE furn’d condo. Share with 1 person, all utls, priv bath & BR. $470. 604-530-3951

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Suites/Partial Houses

ALDERGROVE/ GLOUCHESTER, LRG immac 1 BR gr lev ste, on acerage, easy freeway access, prkg, priv entry, patio, appls, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. quiet tenants only. $650 + 1/4 utls. Avail now. 604-607-7256 C-HOUSE 1 bdrm $800 Jan 15 w/d incl util WiFi prkg n/s n/d n/p 68/193B St 604-533-7043

Call 604-530-0932

in Langley

Available for Immediate Occupancy

Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher, Covered Parking,

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Please call 604-534-9499

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Duplexes - Rent

ALDERGROVE, New Renovated 2 BR semi detached Duplex, fridge/stove, hookup for washer/ dryer, lrg fenced yard. Av Now. 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533 LANGLEY 202/53A, lower unit, clean & spac 2 BR. Newly Reno’d, enste w/d. suits family, pets ok, prkg, Utils not incl. Priv b/yrd. $950/mo. Immed. 604-916-5711

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CLAYTON HGHTS 1 BR bsmt ste, ALL appls, prkg. $795 incls utl. NS/NP. Av now 604-448-2170 CLAYTON HGHTS. 2 BR bsmt ste in new home, own laundry, alarm, sep entry. Suits 2. By shops/bus/schl. $950 incl utl/cbl. Ns/Np. Avail now. 604-716-2053

CLAYTON HGHTS Coach Hse 1 BR, ALL appls, prkg. $850 incls utl. NS/NP. Feb1. 604-448-2170

3 Bdrm Homes! Rent TO OWN! Poor Credit Ok, Low Down. Call Karyn 604-857-3597 ALDERGROVE 2 BR, spac, clean mobile, lrg covered sundeck, priv yard on acreage, gated entry, N/s, $980. 604-856-7564 CLAYTON HGHTS, 2/3 BRs on acerage. Truely a priv park! Kids, cats, dogs, in-laws, families ALL welcome! $1850. 604-574-6229 LANGLEY 224 ST/16 AVE, two 3 BR hses, $930 & $1100, 6 Br $2100, no dogs, 604-780-4922 LANG/SRY. VIEW. 4 BR Upper, 4 appls, $1100 + 2/3 hydro. Avail now. No pets. 604-856-4371

SOUTH LANGLEY, Lrg house on 7.5 acreage, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, 2 wood fireplaces, storage room, 2 family rooms, 3 BR up & 1 BR down, carport, priv treed yard. Avail now/Feb 1. 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533

BLACKOUT DRAPES. Cut light 100%. Save energy. Dampen sound. Innovative fabric in 42 colors. Free est. 604-506-6230

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Drywall

CLOVERDALE. 2 BR, Own W/D. $850 + 1/4 utl. Jan 15. NS/NP. 604-575-1980 or 778-835-2984 CLOVERDALE LARGE 1 BR & DEN bsmt, shared w/d, n/s, n/p, $700 incl utils, sat neg, Avail Now. Call 604-576-2910

K. C. DRYWALL Complete Drywall Services. Call 604-533-2139

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Electrical

IMPACT

ELECTRIC LTD.

Electrical Contractor 20 yrs exp. Residential/Com Specialist. Bonded & Lic # 101783 No Job to small !

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Townhouses Rent

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• OUTSTANDING BUSINESS PRACTICES: ICBC c.a.r. shops meet all regulatory requirements pertaining to environmental regulations, workplace,

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www.langleyadvance.com Motorcycles

Business owner goes ‘Full Out’ for bikes

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A motorcycle enthusiast has turned his passion for twowheelers into a small business.

by Troy Landreville

A pair of tickets to the Vancouver Motorcycle Show

When Chris Roenitz reached an occupational crossroad, he opted to take a detour. Full Out Cycles and Power Sports (www.fulloutcycles.com) is the end result of Roenitz, laid off from his truck driving job, deciding to pursue his passion of mechanics, first getting certified at BCIT before opening his own shop at 102 20133 Industrial Avenue. “I’ve worked on motorbikes since I was 14,” Roenitz said. “Then I drove a truck for quite a few years, and it was starting to take a toll on me so I decided if I was going to get laid off again, I was going to do what I really liked doing.” So, after his layoff, Roenitz stayed true to the promise he made to himself by leaving the truck driving business, returning to school, getting certified as a motorcycle mechanic, and then starting his job hunt. “Nobody was hiring so then I decided, well, I’m going to start my own shop then,” he said. Full Out Cycles specializes in full

• Visit the Langley Advance website at: www.langleyadvance.com, find “More Ways to Connect,” and click on “send us your letters, photos, video.” • Fill in your name, email, and number. • Then write a short note explaining why you want to attend the show. Please note your community, and include the keyword “Motorcycle” at the top of the note. Preference is given to Langley residents.

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custom builds and bike and power sport repairs with an emphasis on older bikes, ATVs, Harley Davidsons and dirt bikes. During a tour of his shop, Roenitz stopped at a 1980 Honda and explained, “This is an older one a customer had brought in, it hasn’t been running for five years, and it was his dad’s bike who gave it to him, and he wanted to get it running. We got it all together for him.” Full Out Cycles is new to this

year’s Vancouver Motorcycle Show (www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca), which runs Jan. 2023 at the Tradex Exhibiton Centre in Abbotsford. One of the main themes this year is shops and individuals making “everything old new again” with collectors and enthusiasts creating a huge demand for refurbished classics that for many harken back to their first bikes and the heyday of cafe racers, bobbers and classic street bikes.

Entries must be received prior to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan.18, and winners will be notified by telephone. Note: submitted comments could be used in future editions of the newspaper. No staff or family of the Langley Advance or Postmedia Network Inc. are eligible. This contest is restricted to online participants, 19 years or older only.

In concert with the theme, Full Out is currently in the process of fixing up a 1966 Yamaha, which will be shown at the event. “We definitely like making old new again,” Roenitz said. Roenitz has always had a passion for older bikes and motorcycles in general and has recently started delving into quadding. “I love the air, the freedom of not being in a car,” he said. “I just love riding them.”

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Full Out Cycles and Power Sports owner Chris Roenitz and head mechanic Jack Kostuk worked on a 1966 Yamaha which can be seen at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show Jan. 20-23 in Abbotsford.


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Gold Key....with two stores to serve you we have the largest selection of Volkswagens in BC!

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Charity

Staff stuff socks with generosity

Suzanne Staryk, left, with Doreen Searle, ready to deliver socks to the Salvation Army.

The generosity of Township of Langley employees brought some cheer to those in need during the holidays. by Adrian MacNair

news@langleyadvance.com

TMThe Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. Prices for models shown: 2011 Accent 3 Dr GL Sport is $16,894, 2010 Elantra Limited is $22,944, 2011 Tucson Limited is $34,009. Delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,760, are included. Registration, insurance, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on new 2011 Accent L 3Dr/2011 Tucson L/2011 Santa Fe models with an annual finance rate of 0%/0%/0% for 48/60/60 months. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2010 Elantra L 5-speed with an annual finance rate of 0% for 84 months. Monthly payment is $173. No down payment is required. Dealer participation of $500 for 2010 Elantra L 5-speed is included. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,495. Registration, insurance, PPSA, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2010 Elantra L 5-speed for $14,500 at 0% per annum equals $172.61 per month for 84 months for a total obligation of $14,500. Cash price is $14,500. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,495. Registration, insurance, PPSA, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Leasing offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2011 Sonata GL 6-speed with an annual lease rate of 4.4%. Monthly payment is $299 per month for a 60 month walk-away lease. Down payment of $3,000 and first monthly payment required. Total lease obligation is $20,940. Lease offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,565. Applicable license fees, insurance, registration, PPSA, and taxes are excluded. $0 security deposit on all models. 20,000 km allowance per year applies. Additional charge of $0.10/km. Delivery and Destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. † Offers available for a limited time and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. Fuel consumption for 2011 Accent 3Dr (HWY 5.7L/100KM; City 7.2L/100KM)/2010 Elantra L 5-speed (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 7.8L/100KM)/2011 Tucson (HWY 6.5L/100KM; City 9.1L/100KM)/2011 Santa Fe 2.4L 6-Speed Automatic FWD (City 10.4L/100KM, HWY 7.2L/100KM) are based on EnerGuide fuel consumption ratings. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. ^Fuel economy comparison based on combined fuel consumption rating for the 2011 Sonata GL 6-speed manual (7.35L/100km) and 2011 Energuide combined fuel consumption ratings for the full size vehicle class. Fuel consumption for the Sonata GL 6-speed manual (HWY 5.7L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM) based on 2011 Energuide rating. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). The 5-star rating applies to all the trim levels of the 2011 Sonata produced between July 2nd and September 7th 2010. Based on the November 2010 AIAMC report. See your dealer for eligible vehicles and full details of the Graduate Rebate Program. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.

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