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Mark Warawa has actually increased his already commanding percentage of the popular vote in Langley. Following the federal trend, both the Conservatives and the NDP gained in Langley, while the Liberals were a distant third. The atmosphere inside Mark Warawa’s campaign headquarters on the Langley Bypass was raucous. The party faithful watched the local Conservative vote hover around 63.5 per cent – up from 62.5 per cent last time out – while the national numbers indicated that Stephen Harper was quickly running towards becoming prime minister of a majority government. Supporters chanted “ma-jor-i-ty” as the victorious MP strolled up the stairs and entered the room with his wife Diane. Youngsters held up letters spelling out the Conservative Party’s victory across Canada. To the cheers of Warawa’s supporters, his campaign manager Tanya Tait said she wore red shoes to signify “kicking some Liberal butt.” Warawa thanked all those who helped get him re-elected to his fourth term as MP. “Thank you for spending the last 39 days helping us get that victory,” he said. “We’re building a better Canada for our following generations. Thank you for making that possible.”
Voters sent a clear message, Warawa said. of the leader of the official opposition, his “Canadians have chosen and said, [Prime party will hold the Tories to account. Minister] ‘Stephen Harper: get us back to “We will be able to stand up to the work!’” Conservatives here in Langley the same way Warawa was first elected as MP in June of we will on the national stage,” he said. 2004, and since then, has romped to succesMajkowski said this has been the largest sive victories. campaign mounted by the federal NDP in Meanwhile, the local NDP watched the Langley. results with mixed feelings “Tomorrow is the biggest – happy at a strong local showfight of all,” he said. The NDP ing, but viewing the coming will have to keep building and Conservative majority with increasing momentum. trepidation. “So when it comes to the While Majkowski trailed in next election, we will be the the local polls, he was watchwinning party in Langley,” he ing as more than 100 NDP said to the cheers of the volmembers were leading or electunteers. ed across the country. The NDP party faithful also “I’m very much liking the gave a few big cheers as they orange,” said Piotr Majkowski, saw the results coming in the NDP candidate for Langley. on the TVs set up, especially He was less pleased to see as they saw Bloc Quebecois that the Conservatives were leader Gilles Duceppe had headed for a majority. been unseated by an NDP can“I don’t think that that didate. Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance would be good for Canada,” The mood was very lowMajkowski said. key at Rebecca Darnell’s local Piotr Majkowski and his NDP The mood at the United supporters were the happiest losers Liberal camp. Her campaign Steelworkers Hall in Walnut was coming in with less than in Langley on election night. Grove, where the NDP volun10 per cent of the local poputeers and party members met to watch the lar vote, significantly down from the 2008 results, was likewise mixed. election. “We’ve made huge strides,” said Shane Her party was also being decimated nationDyson, riding president for the NDP in ally. Langley. She was joined by two other local canHe pointed to the local NDP holding to didates who fared poorly on the campaign about 22 per cent in the popular vote, up trail, Carey Poitras who pulled in a little over from the 16.8 per cent they took in 2008. five per cent for her Green Party, and Craig Majkowski said that, with Jack Layton Nobbs, whose Pirate Party failed to break poised to move into Stornoway, the residence through one per cent. (See story on page A8.)
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Former Coquitlam mayor Jon Kingsbury should receive a suspended sentence and two years of probation for fraud-related charges involving a business associate, a judge heard Friday. During an appearance in B.C. Supreme Court, the prosecution and defence made the joint submission on sentencing for Kingsbury, 64, who had been convicted in April. • More online
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Langley’s B.C. Hockey League franchise has new owners, a new logo, and a new name. The Langley Rivermen will begin play in the BCHL this September. “We think it is a great name and a traditional look that will really connect Langley to their team,” Rivermen co-owner Roy Henderson said. • More online
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Hang in there.That’s the message from Topham Elementary, which has planned a special fundraiser for May 5. The Ganbare Japan Fundriaser features an evening of Japanese culture and fun. Ganbare is Japanese for ‘hang in there’, a sentiment Topham’s Parent Advisory Council and school community want to extend to the earthquake- and tsunamiravaged nation. • More online
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In 2006, Ernie Kasper was a 33-year-old husand and father of a toddler and a three-month-old leading a healthy active life. A stroke wasn’t even on his radar, save for the many older stroke patients he worked with as a rehabilitation assistant, a job the Langley man loved. Kasper was on his lunch break at work at MSA Hospital in Abbotsford where he had been for about eight years. He was doing martial arts exercises. “Everything just melted,” he said. At 33, he was having a stroke. “I’ve worked with stroke patients like crazy, and I didn’t know what was happening,” Kasper said. He struggled to get back indoors. People he encountered, both staff and others, noticed something was off but he went back to work, even though it felt like the ground was rocking, his depth perception was changing and his words became garbled. Then he drove himself home and went to bed, which his wife, Chelsey, knew wasn’t normal for the man with boundless energy. Chelsey, having recently read an article on strokes, tested him. “Stick out your tongue. Move it to the left. Now right. Raise your arms.” He was able to do the tasks and went back to bed. His wife convinced him something was wrong and while she stayed with their infant, he started walking to a nearby clinic. A friend was driving past and Kasper started talking to him in German. He took his friend to the clinic where the doctor acknowledged something was wrong and gave him a form requesting a CT scan of his brain. The friend then took Kasper to the hospital where a clerical error meant he wasn’t seen for quite some time. He remembers a nurse telling a doctor she thought Kasper was on drugs. He asked for the CT scan and the doctor refused, instead asking about migraines and chalking up the symptoms to migraines.
Two awards ceremonies saw the Advance singled out as among the top papers in the country for editorial writing, photography, and community involvement. Both the Canadian Community Newspaper Association (CCNA) and the B.C. and Yukon Community Newspaper Association (BCYCNA) held their awards ceremonies in Richmond, on Friday and Saturday respectively. The Langley Advance won the CCNA award for Best National Editorial for “Avoiding shots irresponsible” in the April 12, 2010 edition, urging people to vaccinate their children. The editorial was written by Matthew Claxton. Reporter Troy Landreville won a silver award for Best Photo Illustration, for his picture of athlete Trevor Toulmin, with the story “Skater readies for Crashed Ice” on May 12, 2010. At the BCYCNA awards, known as the Ma Murray awards, the Advance won a bronze for the Community Service Award, and Matthew Claxton came in third in the columnist category. This was the second year that the Advance has been nominated for the Community Service Award, having won last year for the Community Harvest program. Both award events were held at the River Rock Theatre in Richmond. The two community newspaper associations hold the annual awards to showcase the best reporting from the papers that cover local communities, from small towns in the high Arctic to the suburbs near the U.S. border.
He did physiotherapy with stroke patients, not knowing he would become one. by Heather Colpitts
The Langley Advance’s reporting and community activism was honoured over the weekend.
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Ernie Kasper is running from Langley to Abbotsford to raise awareness about strokes in young adults. Since his stroke, he’s mentored people like Monica Buchanan (see page A15). Kasper was sent home and even drove for two weeks. But the man known for his joviality was yelling at people and having other problems. Thankfully he encountered a nurse friend at work. “She looked at me and said ‘Ernie, sit down,’” he said. “I felt
Way of the Dove
Ernie Kaspar wants to inspire hope, in other stroke victims and others facing serious challenges in their lives. So he’s inviting people for a run on May 8. He plans to run from the Nature’s Fare Market at 19880 Langley Bypass to the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. He’s going the full 31 kilometres. Others can choose to also or do increments of the full distance. Sean Aiken, the young Canadian man who did the project 52 jobs in 52 weeks, will be taking part in the event. Kasper has dubbed the campaign Way of the Dove. The campaign logo now graces hats and T-shirts which people can buy to support stroke awareness. Any money people donate through his Way of the Dove event will be given to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon. He sets out from Langley at 12:30 p.m. on May 8. Those who can’t do the run are still encouraged to head to Nature’s Fare for a pre-run send-off. More information is at http://wayofthedove. blogspot.com/.
another one happening.” He was finally scanned and the neurologist said he had had a stroke. “That can’t be,” he thought. “I just heard a death sentence.” How could this happen to a man who ate mostly organic food, was active in many sports, had a positive outlook on life, and was a young father? If it was tough getting tested, it was even tougher getting therapy to recover from the effects of the stroke which affected his body and emotions. Then there’s problems with comprehension, memory, moods, and stress management. At times there were half a dozen seizures per day. His wife ended up having to be a staunch advocate for care throughout the ordeal, fighting to get him therapy while juggling life with two small children. Kasper said if he had been a senior at the time there would have been more care and support. Kasper has started a web page and posted videos of his progress. He’s done projects for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and the Yukon and has become a mentor to other young stroke patients, offering a message of hope despite the devastating impacts of strokes. “Never think that your dreams can die,” he said, “but if they do, get new ones.” • More online at www.langleyadvance. com, click on “News
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Seven Langley RCMP officers are being lauded for helping to get drunk drivers off the roads. The local Mounties are among 92 recognized from around the Lower Mainland for diligence in impaired driving investigations. They will join Alexa’s Team, named after Alexa Middelaer, a fouryear-old Delta girl who was killed when a car driven by a drunk driver veered off the road and slammed into the young girl and her aunt. The driver of that car was later convicted of impaired driving causing bodily harm and death. Officers must send a minimum of 10 impaired driving charges and/or 90 day driving prohibitions to make the team. There are currently 219 members of Alexa’s Team in B.C.
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Six of seven Langley Mounties being honoured as part of Alexa’s Team were joined by Alexa’s mother, Laurel Middelaer, at a ceremony in Surrey on April 27. Langley’s officers joining the team are Const. Mark Booth, Const. Alison Lambie, Const. Robert Johnston, Const. Hayden Willems, and Const.
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Runners and walkers started from the George Preston Recreation Centre, while serenaded by iTromboni (below left) after a brief warm up (below left).
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About 800 people were drawn outside by beautiful sunshine and warm temperatures to take part in the 49th annual Langley Walk on Sunday. Even before the walk got underway, the parking lot of the George Preston Recreation Centre was filled with events and entertainment, from
singers to facepainting, clowns, and the ever-popular bouncy castle. “We wanted to give people a whole day of fun, not just the Walk,” said Township recreation programmer Barbara Jeffery. The walk is created for both Langleys, City and Township, and encourages residents to take a five or 10 km course through a different part of the community every year. Several local residents were recognized for special participation. • Inta Schorcht was the oldest walker at age 89. • Leah Bradshaw and Janene Sellers were Most Creative Walkers,
for their Hawaiian costumes. • The Butcher family had the most family members in one group. • Pacific Coast Taekwondo was the organization with the most participants. • Langley Fundamental Elementary and Middle School had the highest student participation. After the walk, a group of Township councillors tested their pipes as part of a “Glee-off” singing competition. Never on Mondays, the council team, squared off against YAC Attack, the Youth Advisory Council singers. The youngsters took the victory.
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Canada will survive… awesome! place at the head of the opposition benches. The politicians may have been dissatisfied with the hard work and compromise that minority governing requires. But who cares what the politicians think? Bob Groeneveld It’s been working just fine, and I predict that it firstname.lastname@example.org will continue to work just fine. Don’t expect the opposition parties to gang up on Harper and take over the reins of govAs I’m sitting here writing this, there are not ernment by forming a majority coalition. yet any election results. There would be nothing wrong with that… We got special permission from the press to but what are the chances that Layton will get hold our front page long past our usual deadthat level of support from Ignatieff or Gilles line, to get you the latest local – and national Duceppe? Would you happily lend your sup– election results possible, as quickly as posport to the guy who just put the boots to you? sible. Nope. Not likely. And when that extended deadline finally hit Less likely, but definitely a possibility, us, we kept plugging away, using our website Layton came out of last night with the most at www.langleyadvance.com to keep writing seats, and a shot at being the guy who gets to election updates, to keep our readers and our form a minority government. community fully informed about what’s comMaybe he will be prime minising out of the ballot boxes here, ter for a while, or maybe (more and across Canada. Whether they do or likely) the right wing parties But alas, right now I’m writing will form one of those coalitions blind. don’t, the country they claim to despise – to keep The generous folks at the press won’t be destroyed. the socialists from destroying wouldn’t extend their magnanimCanada will survive. Canada, of course. ity to my delightful and thoughtBut whether they do or don’t, ful expressions of wisdom. the country won’t be destroyed. The day after the election, I’m Canada will survive. still stuck with yesterday’s predictions. Maybe Harper came through last night with So I will stick only to the predictions that I a majority government. He’ll do his ultra-rightcan conjure with reasonable certainty. wing stuff, a lot of people will probably get First, I’ll predict that, whatever the outcome upset with him, maybe the voters will move a of yesterday’s general federal election, the little closer to the centre of the political specsun rose today and will rise again tomorrow trum next time, and… Canada will survive. – maybe behind clouds, but it will rise. An There’s a remote possibility that it was asteroid strike could blow that prediction to Layton who finished the night with a majority smithereens, but ones that big only hit the earth about every 500,000 years, and scientists of seats – in which case he’ll do his ultra-leftwing stuff, a lot of people will probably get have their eye on one that could be a danger upset with him, maybe the voters will move a to us in about 800 years… so I’m not losing little closer to the centre of the political specsleep over it until at least next week. trum next time, and… Canada will survive. Next, I’ll predict that, however the election And my final prediction – the one of which ended, Canada, like the sunshine, will survive. I am more certain than any other: we got the As I’m writing this, the most likely end government we deserved. result seems to be another couple of years of That’s democracy, folks, and the beauty of it what we’ve had for the last couple of years: often leaves me in awe. a reasonably successful minority government Visit Bob Groeneveld’s blog, Editor’s Notes, at http://tiny.cc/v7b94 headed by Stephen Harper… except Jack at www.langleyadvance.com Layton will probably take Michael Ignatieff’s
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Moms deserve more respect
Dear Editor, Statistics show that Canadians, with our fertility rate at 1.6, are not having enough babies to replace our population. This has huge implications for our future as the populations of seniors continues to grow. One reason often cited is that people are waiting longer to start a family. In Canada, the average age to have a first baby is 28. As a young woman, I often get the impression (through movies, TV shows, commercials) that marriage and motherhood are seen as a negative responsibility, instead of a blessed privilege. Society portrays the lives of wives and mothers as too tiring and too much work, and that your “me” time
gets taken away. So while I am not belittling the challenges of marriage and motherhood, I think our society should be promoting a more positive demeanour towards them. Women are not missing out on life’s pleasures if they choose to marry and have children at a young age, but instead should be embracing this time in their lives that they can share with husbands and children. Married women and mothers should encourage young women with their stories and experiences, and realize that their titles as a wives and mothers are respected by many. Sue DeHaas, Langley
Prison not best place for criminals
Dear Editor, H.L. Mencken once said, “There is always a wellknown solution to every human problem – neat, plausible, and wrong.” I believe it applies to the Conservative approach to crime, which is to increase sentences – a view also held by two-thirds of Canadians.
But many studies show that stiffer sentences do little to reduce crime rates. What’s more, it costs $343,800 per year to keep a woman in prison, and from $140,500 to $223,687 for a man, depending on the level of security required. Many repeat criminals have drug addictions or
‘No parking’ signs missing
Dear Editor, The Metro Vancouver park folks have spend a ton of money to develop a beautiful, large walking trail that starts/ ends at 208th Street just north of Allard Crescent. At the gate there is a garbage can and doggy bag dispenser, which indicates to me that they expect some folks will be entering that trail there. Now there are signs up at that entrance advising all who park and start that walk from 208th Street that the Township is ticketing those cars – because there is no parking there. But I drove all the way from 208th Street to Louie Crescent and did not see one “no parking” sign. I have two concerns: where are we supposed to park, and how can a “no parking” ticket be issued when there are no signs indicating “no parking”? I live in a townhouse complex at the end of a cul-de-sac with a blind bend in the street, and people are constantly parking beyond the “no parking” signs, and the Township doesn’t seem to be ticketing those people. Michelle Carduner, Langley
other substance abuse problems, mental illness, poor life skills, or lack of job skills, or perhaps made poor decisions when they were young that have spun their lives out of control. Instead of restricting the creativity of judges, we should increase the sentencing options available. What if, instead of a prison, judges could sentence non-violent criminals to a facility that was staffed not by guards, but by all manner of health professionals and counsellors. The facility would provide treatment for substance abuse, life skills training, job skills training, assistance finding and keeping a job, assistance finding housing, and whatever is required to get these people functional in society. The same could be done for some violent offenders, as well, but greater security would be required. Surely, such service could have more positive effect. Of course there are dangerous psychopaths for whom there is no hope. Let’s keep prisons for them. Bill Masse, Langley
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Dear Editor, I live in Walnut Grove and walk my dog in my neighbourhood, which includes taking him off leash in the trails in North Langley. I want those trails designated as off-leash areas, so I do not have to experience confrontations with Metro Vancouver’s aggressive rangers. Many dog owners frequently complain about the off-leash restrictions and the aggressiveness of Metro Vancouver’s rangers in harassing us dog owners. The regulations are unreasonable, and consequently, we will continue to use the trails as offleash areas. It has been suggested that Aldergrove Park could be designated as an off-leash trail area, however it is incredibly unreasonable to expect me to drive more than 50 kilometres (25 km each way) to exercise my dog every day of the week, after working and commuting eight to nine hours already. The trails belong to the residents of the
| Tuesday, May 3, 2011 | L A N G L E Y A D V A N C E
Liberal Rebecca Darnell (left) reacted as results continued to roll in from various federal ridings. Candidates Carey Poitras of the Green Party and the Pirate Party’s Craig Nobbs joined Darnell to watch results come in. Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance
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“I must say that I’m baffled,” said Liberal candidate Rebecca Darnell. At a small gathering after the polls closed, she told the Langley Advance that she is at a loss to understand why Canadians would elect a majority Conservative government. “I’m disappointed that the people of Canada have chosen a prime minister to lead the country who has been held in contempt of Parliament on two occasions,” she said. He’s also prorogued Parliament more than once. Darnell said this is a party that claims to be about law and order yet breaks the laws of this country “and that stuns me.” She also expressed disappointment that Canadians didn’t reject the negative attack ads from the Tories. “We take the high road because that’s what the people say they want,” Darnell commented. She said it’s too soon to say what her political future holds – “I haven’t had the opportunity to cry in my sparkling water yet” – and whether the federal election results were an indictment of party leader Michael Ignatieff. But she offered up her interpretation of the Bloc Quebecois trouncing. “I think that people have simply seen that separatism isn’t going to happen,” she commented. The Conservatives hammered on the idea that only they could save Canadians
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from the economic collapse experienced elsewhere in the world, but Darnell said Harper came to power with a Liberal surplus. “Do they not understand the $56-billion deficit he’s created?” she wondered about voters. This government will “put Canadians so far behind that there’s a risk of bankruptcy,” Darnell said. She said a majority Conservative government will, despite promises to hold fixed election dates, hang onto power as long as it can. “It will be a very long time before we have an election,” Darnell said. Craig Nobbs, the local Pirate Party candidate, and Green candidate Carey Poitras were with Darnell as results came in. Both are newcomers to running but said they valued the experience and would consider running again in future elections. “I got a lot of positive feedback,” said Nobbs. He said much of that came from young people who appreciated a party that cares about technology issues, which affect their daily lives. “I think the party will only continue to grow,” Nobbs said. Poitras was all smiles as news came in Monday evening that the Greens had a seat. (Party leader Elizabeth May won her seat.) “It’s been an all around great experience,” she said. The people she met during the campaign were very encouraging. “We’re going to keep pushing foward,” she said. “And people will realize we’re not just a one-issue party.”
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Tiffany Desrosiers didn’t feel confident in her performance at Saturday’s Langley Has Talent finals, and knew the other acts were strong. “I thought all the teams were amazing,” she said. So when the judges called out Britt Bonshor as the third place winner and Sarah Tummon as coming in second, she never expected her name to be called as the winner. “I actually was not sure at all,” she told the Langley Advance minutes after being picked as the first winner of the first-ever Langley Has Talent contest. She’s hoping for a career in the music industry, and the $2,500 first prize and entertainment industryrelated prizes will help her down that road. “You go there not expecting anything and do your best,” she said, summing up how she approached the competition. Susan Jacks, a member of the Poppy Family, was one of the three judges who said she enjoyed the opportunity to see people performing live in an age when so much entertainment is highly processed. “Here you see and hear people just trying from the bottom of their heart,” she said.
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Tiffany Desrosiers was elated when her name was read out as the winner and she was handed a large first prize cheque in the contest. The self-described Haney girl was pleased to see so many people come out to watch the finals, despite there being a Canucks game that evening. “I like to see people come and support their own,” she added. “I think it’s really nice for the community to come and support its talent.” The contest was a joint effort between the Langley Rotary Club, the Rotary Club of Langley Central,
the Rotary Club of Langley Sunrise, and the Aldergrove Rotary Club. The intent is to use the contest as an annual event to raise funds for a performing arts centre in Langley, the only Lower Mainland without a dedicated performing arts centre. Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender, the second of the three judges, commented how hard it was for the judges to make their final choices. “We’re all winners because Langley has talent and that’s what this is all about,” he said. “The more we do this, the more the community is going to rise up [and support a venue].” Well-known country singer Aaron Pritchett performed while the judges made their deliberations (and broke the news that the Canucks’ 1-0 advantage had turned into a 1-1 tie going into the second overtime). He offered some advice for all the performers who ranged in age from preteen to senior. “It’s not about winning the competition,” Pritchett said. “It’s about what you do after the competition.” He was only eight when he competed in his first talent show, and would go on to compete in others. Pritchett moved to Langley when he was 15 and remains based in Aldergrove. The musician said the community needs a performing arts venue, the goal of the talent contest. “It’s always great to hear from talent but they need to have obviously an alternate place to perform,” he noted.
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Firefighter car wash and hot dog sale Langley Township firefighters will be washing cars and selling hot dogs for Relay for Life and other charities on May 8 at 4875 222nd St. 9 am-4pm.
Seniors Langley Seniors Resource Society 20605 51B Ave. Sharing and Caring Socials (12:30pm, $3 drop-in fee): May 5: Royal wedding
Support Chamber of Community Service The next speed dating session for the umbrella group for local charities and organizations will be May 3, 4-6pm at Choo Choo’s Restaurant, 20559 Fraser Hwy. Info: LangleyCSC@hotmail.ca.
TWU lectures Trinity Western University is hosting the British Columbia Political Studies Association annual meetings on May 5 and 6. Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein will speak on religious pluralism and the rule of law in Canada at 6 p.m. May 5 at the Redwoods Golf Course. Tickets: $40 (includes buffet dinner). Info: email@example.com or 604-513-2169. Transformation of the Middle East is the lecture by Dr. Joel Migdal and Prof. Robert Philip at 1:30pm, May 6 in the TWU Robert Thompson Building. $5 suggested donation. Career workshop The tuition-free program for women seeking a meaningful career, work and lifestyle runs September to December. at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The information session is May 6 at 10:30 am in room 2075. RSVP to Elly 604-599-3431 or elly.morgan@ kwantlen.ca.
Church flea market The Fort Langley Flea Market May 7 is from 9am-2pm at St. Andrew’s United Church, 9025 Glover Rd. Tables are available for $25. Admission is $2 for those 12 and older. Info: www. fortlangleyfleamarket.ca. Mother’s Day Breakfast The breakfast buffet runs 8amnoon on May 8 at the Jubille Community Hall, 7999 Bradner Rd. Prizes and treats for moms. $5. Info: 604-856-4375.
Clubs/meetings Pancake breakfast The Canadian Mental Health Association South Fraser branch is hosting a free pancake breakfast 8-10am on May 7 at the Save-On Foods in Willoughby to round out Canadian Mental Health Week May 2-7. Musician Joe Given will entertain. CN Pensioners Association Meets in the Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave., on the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm. The next meeting is May 4. Info: Jonn Hanlen, 604-824-0531 or Ross Dewar, 604-533-5071
Super Single Moms Saturday North Langley Community Church and others are inviting single moms to enjoy a day out on May 7, 9:30am-3pm. They
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Looking back… 1951: American army buys all oolichans army. Oolichan ﬂeet operator Harry Waska speculated that the Americans wanted the ﬁsh oil. Fifty Years Ago
Langley’s history, as recorded in the files of the Langley Advance. Seventy Years Ago
MAY 8, 1941
• A salvage drive was organized by teachers and students to aid the war effort.
Sixty Years Ago
MAY 10, 1951
• The entire oolichan catch taken from the Fraser River near Fort Langley was consigned to the American
Ten Years Ago
MAY 1, 2001
• Beds were shut down and hundreds surgeries were cancelled at Langley Memorial Hospital and throughout the South Fraser Health Region while nurses continued their job action.
Thirty Years Ago
MAY 11, 1961
• The Aldergrove Association Hall went under the wrecking ball to make way for a bowling alley. • In Langley City, John Conder was named mayor and Dick Warner alderman by acclamation. Forty Years Ago
MAY 6, 1971
had passed earlier.
centenary of B.C.’s entry into confederation. • H. D. Stafford Junior Secondary School opened.
• Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip, and Princess Anne visited Fort Langley as part of their tour to mark the
MAY 6, 1981
• About 2,000 people took part in the 19th annual Langley Walk.
Twenty Years Ago
MAY 4, 2001
MAY 1, 1991
• Blueprints for a $2.5 million resource centre for Langley seniors were unveiled. • Protesting loudly, Langley School Board ﬁnally complied with provincial demands to cut $7 million from the deﬁcit budget it
• Township council heard two nights of public discontent over plans for land use around the proposed new 200th Street freeway interchange. • More Looking Back… online at www.langleyadvance.com, click on ‘Community’
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Manure sale The Horse Protection Society has a manure sale May 7, noon to 4pm at 4370 224th St. Wellcomposted product. $5 per bag or $20 per pickup load.
May 10: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave. May 14: 10am-4:30pm Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave.
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Relay for Life Fun Tennis Afternoon: The Gallery Gals team invites everyone out for tennis 1-4pm on May 11 at the Walnut Grove courts (beside Walnut Grove Secondary). Teams will consist of three men and three women. $20. Sign up: Marg, 604-8884788 or Jennifer, 604-856-2639. Strawberry Tea and Fashion Show: The New Beginnings fundraiser is May 15 at the Fleetwood Hall, 84th Avenue and 160th Street. Tickets: $12, includes strawberry shortcake, tea/coffee and a fashion show. Door prizes, basket raffle and more. Tickets and info: Doreen, 604-576-0937 or dacrop@live. ca. HIV/AIDS fundraisers Sip for Hope is a fundraiser on May 7 from 10am-noon at the Bagel Classic Cafe in Walnut Grove. Pedros organic coffee is available by donation. Drive A celebration will be May 7, from 2-4pm at the Bridlewoods clubhouse 9045 Walnut Grove Dr. Features sales of Dancing in the Rain natural skin care, highland and ballet dance, and music. Proceeds from both go to Emmanuels Wish Foundation, which helps African children with HIV/AIDS.
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For asking the all important question about hardworking moms, seven-year-old Alina Wang is the winner of the Langley Advance Mother’s Day letter contest. My mom is the best mom in Langley because she is sweet, neat and awesome! My mom cleans the house, washes our clothes and cooks meals. Don’t mothers get a reward or at least a break? Well, I think they do. I think my mom is kind and very lovable. Alina Wang, 7 Here’s a selection of other entrants. • My mom is the best mom in Langley because she can solve any problem, from falling in the mud to monsters under the bed. She knows what’s good for me, but I don’t always think it’s fair; even if she is unfair sometimes, I love her with all my heart. Leona Wang, 11 • My mom Christa is very nice to me; she buys me everything I want and she makes my lunch. Tristan, 8 • My mom is the best mom in Langley because… she cooks me great food, drives me to my hockey and ball games. She also buys me lots of stuff. Nolan Silver, 7
• My mom is the best mom in Langley because she cooks my breakfast, lunch and dinner. She is really good at washing my clothes. She is also very good at watering the gardens. She reads with me every night and plays games with me. I think my mom is awesome. Jonathan Wang, 6 • My mom is the best mom in Langley because she can make all kinds of things like pasta, pizza, cake, etc. I also like my mom because I always wake up to her hugs and kisses. She is the best mom in the universe! Shannon K. • My mom is the best mom in Langley because she makes me dinner, drives me to school ,and takes me to hockey. Liam Silver, 9 • My mom is the best mom in Langley because: 1. she doesn’t really make me do chores; 2. she lets me have lots of playdates and sleepovers; 3. she puts me to bed at 8:00 instead of seven; 4. she makes us just put our plate away and she does the rest; and 5. she jumps on the chrampalling I love my mom. Hannah Zandbergen, 9
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her own business or charity. She thought of running for chief of her First Nations band in the future and got into art school. “On the day of the stoke, I had a really bad headache,” she explained. Her partner Jason came her the bedroom. “I told him to phone 911,” she said. “I felt like my head was exploding.” Buchanan looked in the mirror and saw one side of her face was drooping. She lost her balance and the ability to talk. She tried to run and collapsed at the front door. Buchanan needed three hours of brain surgery. She’s since needed more surgery to repair blood vessels in her brain and this summer a doctor will decide whether there’s another trip to the operating room. But her biggest struggle may turn out to be getting the help she needs. Her physiotherapy has ended. Buchanan said she wants help so she does the right exercises at the right time to maximize her recovery. “I’m not done changing yet, so I don’t know what I’m working with,” she said. Each year about 50,000 Canadians have strokes. Buchanan understands that most stroke victims are seniors but said protocols need to be different for young people. “They need to stop putting limits on people,” she said.
by Heather Colpitts email@example.com There’s nothing unusual about a young mother breastfeeding while in hospital. But for east Cloverdale’s Monica Buchanan, the breastfeeding was taking place while she was in a coma, having suffered a stroke about two years ago. Her family would bring in her baby for nourishment as the Monica’s brain healed from the trauma. “I was still breastfeeding,” she explained. After three days in a coma, Buchanan woke up paralyzed and was hallucinating. Nothing in her body worked right anymore. “The brain gets bruised from all the pressure,” she explained. She’d give anything to do everyday, mundane activities – change her son’s diaper or grocery shopping, playing guitar or running. Buchanan, 29, is the face of stroke most people never see – young victims. At 27, she was on maternity leave from her job as a construction company office manager and had a three-and-a-half month old baby. The active mom used to rollerblade, exercising her three dogs, and had white-picket fence dreams of a home, family, pets and running
A short time before her stroke, Monica Buchanan took photos with her son (above). Since her stroke (lower right) she has required brain surgery and may need more in the future. (Above right) The young mother used to draw and journal. The lower portion of the photo shows her writing after the stroke. The writing was part of her physiotherapy to help her recover motor and coordination skills. There isn’t one aspect of life that the stroke has not affected for the young mother.
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Supreme Court Justice Marshall Rothstein will be in Langley this week, as part of TWU’s Religion, Culture, and the Middle East Conflict lecture series. Specifically, Justice Rothstein will be addressing religious pluralism and the rule of law in Canada, during an event at The Redwoods Golf Course on May 5. Trinity Western University (TWU) is hosting the B.C. Political Studies Association (BCPSA) convention, Politics in Transformation, next week in Langley. The two-day event features
matter based on case law preRothstein’s lecture and cedents. Canada is obviously a dinner Thursday, a pluralistic society. When explained organizing pluralism is reflected in many professor Paul Rowe, different religious views, it chair of the politis sometimes the role of the ical studies faculty at courts to arbitrate how to TWU. balance the various interests “Based on the involved,” he elaborated. research interests of Philippe Landreville/ Justice Rothstein will be the Religion, Culture copyright Supreme Court of Canada exploring how this has been and Conflict Research Marshall Rothstein, done by the courts in the past. Group at TWU, we Supreme Court of His lecture is open to the asked him to come public, and the $40 tickets and share something Canada justice. (which include a buffet dinabout case law regardner) area available from Jayne at ing the role of religion in a email@example.com, or by tic society such as Canada,” Rowe phone at 604-513-2169. told the Langley Advance. • More online at www.langleyadvance.com “He has agreed to discuss the
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Growth potential Jessy Chesterton has a homebased business in Willoughby growing carnivorous plants for the house and garden, including this venus fly trap. He was one of the vendors at the Langley Garden Club’s 70th annual Show and Sale Saturday. As well as sales, the Sharon United Church hall was full of plant and flower displays by club members. Aiden Culver, 18 months old, and his grandmother Hazel Caley (inset) enjoyed touring the flower and plant displays.
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At the age of eight, I was fascinated as I watched my parents swing wide to hit small balls that flew straight and far; my love for golf began. I started in on my long relationship with the sport. I convinced my parents to buy me my own set of clubs, which I played with for many hours a day. During that time, Mi Hyun Kim, Rolex Rookie of the Year, greatly inspired me. Not only was she an excellent example because she was a small Asian woman like me. She was also, in my eyes, the most outstanding player. – An excerpt from professional golfer Sue Kim’s letter, encouraging golfers to take part in her invitational tournament at The Redwoods Golf Course. Sue Kim is all grown up. Over the years, the Walnut Grove resident’s amateur golf career has been well documented, locally. She has been a member of the Canadian national team for the past five years. She captured the B.C. junior girls title in 2005 and ’07. In ’08, the then 17-year-old became the first-ever amateur champion of a CN Canadian Women’s tour event. In ’07, ’08, and ’09, Kim was recognized as the Player of the Year with the Canada Score Award, and in ’09 she received Player of the Year with the BC Sports Award.
All this, before Kim hit the age of 20, which is where we find her now – a 20-year-old who turned professional last August. Kim is currently playing on the LPGA Futures Tour, which prepares the world’s best young women professional golfers for a career on the LPGA. In early April, Kim flew to a tourist Mecca for Western Canadians, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, for the Santorini Riviera Classic. On a par 73 championship course playing at 6,433 yards, Kim placed 13th with a tournament total one-under par, and a final round of 72. “It wasn’t as much of a struggle as it was more of the putts just didn’t fall [on the final day] as they did on the first day,” Kim told the Langley Advance during a mid-week interview at The Redwoods Golf Course, a place where she has honed her craft through many years of practice. Professional golfer Sue Kim practises her craft at The Redwoods Golf Course in Walnut Grove. “I hit as many greens as I did It’ll take a lot of practice to to smack the ball a little further the first day. I played really reach that level, and Kim is down the fairway. steady that day.” ready to put in the time. The Asked what part of her game She was tied for third after perfect golfer doesn’t exist she wants to improve upon the the opening round, with a 70 – there is always room for most, Kim didn’t hesitate. (minus-three). “Distance,” she said with a “I played pretty good consider- improvement, Kim explained. “I think all golflaugh, “’cause I’m really small. ing it was the ers would say this: It would be nice to have some first tournament “I think all golfers There’s always a distance. I can drive the ball of the year,” 230, 240 [yards] in the sumKim said. “I would say this: There’s way to get better at golf. It could be mer.” didn’t expect too always a way to get mental; it could When she’s home, Kim pracmuch out of it.” better at golf.” be technique...” tises several hours a day at The Kim’s goal Kim said. “When Redwoods, “minus eating time,” this year is to Sue Kim you are feeling she said. finish in the top not good it’s very “The course is never boring, five while securhard, but I try to take each shot, never the same,” she said. “It’s ing her Order of Merit on the each hole, one at a time, so I really tight and it’s really nice.” Futures Tour in order to get her can be more focused on one shot Last year, Kim competed in LPGA card for next year. rather than the whole five-hour qualifying school, a series of Further down the road, she round.” tournaments for LPGA hopefuls said, “I want to become one of While no one would ever that is divided into three stages. the great players on the LPGA mistake her for a hulking power At the final stage, the top Tour. That’s what my ultimate hitter, Kim would love to be able 20 golfers get full status cards goal is.”
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on the LPGA and the next 20 receive a conditional status card, meaning they only get to play in a few LPGA events, rather than all 20. Just as Kim was about to take the next step in her career, tragedy struck. Two weeks before Q-school tournaments, her dad Jong died in a car accident. “Right after my dad passed away, I had to go to a tournament, in Ontario,” Kim recalled. “I think I was too young to accept the whole thing at that time. I wasn’t thinking much about that and I played pretty good at that tournament.” However, since a large part of Kim’s golfing success hinges on utilizing the space between her temples, she understandably found it very difficult to focus.
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A married Langley mom of two successfully ran the 42.2 kilometre Boston Marathon on April 18. “I survived,” reported Kendra Braun, profiled in the April 8 Langley Advance [Family supports mom’s Beantown run]. “It was a fabulous trip, I absolutely loved the city and it was one of the best experiences of my life.” Braun completed the run in three hours, 27 minutes, just over her goal, but she had to navigate through a huge crowd of runners.
“An ill-timed bathroom break at the start cost me some time, I think,” she said. “I’m not unhappy in the least though – I was fast enough to go back next year.” The weather was great on race day, she said. “I actually got a sunburn on my head during the run if that tells you anything,” Braun said. “I felt pretty good throughout the whole run. It was a bit overwhelming for me with all the noise and people crowded everywhere, both runners and spectators, but otherwise I felt good. “I didn’t even notice my calf strain… I guess that’s adrenaline for you!”
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It didn’t take long for the realization of her dad being gone to wash over Kim. “I was physically really burned out and I was having some technical issues with golf,” she said. “Everything just clumped together so I didn’t play very well at Q-school.” Jong was not only a father, but a coach to his daughter. “I started golf because of my parents,” Kim said. “He was with me the whole time that I golfed. He was a mentor.” She is forging ahead with her career, but her father’s memory is omnipresent.
Sue Kim worked on her short game at The Redwoods. Troy Landreville Langley Advance
“I don’t think there’s a point of moving on and not moving on,” she said. “I don’t know what the whole moving on means.” Kim recently wrapped up her Futures Tour event,
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Thunder adds three to 2011 lineup The Langley Thunder has signed some beasts from the east. Langley’s Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) entry has inked Andrew Potter, Pat Saunders, and John Rae for the 2011 season. Langley acquired the trio’s playing rights from the Kitchener Kodiaks (Potter and Saunders), and Ajax (Rae), all of the Major Series Lacrosse loop in Ontario. Saunders and Potter are offensive players described by Langley head coach Rod Jensen as “young, hungry
eastern talent trying to make their Jensen is a “raw defensive talent,” mark with Langley Thunder.” according to Jensen. Potter accumulated an impressive “I really look forward to seeing 41 points in 13 games for Kitchener how he develops,” Jensen said. in 2010. He racked up 179 points in The Thunder is looking to improve 35 games during his upon a disappointing last year of junior A 2010 season, in which lacrosse in Ontario, the team finished with “I really look forward in 2009. a 6-12 record and to seeing how he Saunders was an missed the playoffs. develops.” offensive force with The Thunder opens Minto Cup (junior its 2011 campaign on Rod Jensen A) silver medalthe road, with games ists Orangeville in Victoria on Friday, Northmen, accumulating 116 points May 20, and in Maple Ridge on in 44 games for the Northmen in Sunday, May 22. 2010. The team opens its home schedule Rae is a physical specimen from on Wednesday, May 25, when the Barrie, Ontario. Coquitlam Adanacs visit Langley He led the defence for the Barrie Event Centre (LEC). Lakeshores in 2010 OLA Junior A Tickets are available at www. circuit. thunderlax.com.
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WOOD, Earle Adelbert Earle Adelbert Wood passed away peacefully at the Colonel Belcher Care Centre on April 25, 2011 at the age of 91 years. Earle is lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Vera Wood (nee Lewis), his son Jock Wood and wife Debby of North Vancouver and daughter Jillian Czernick and husband Kel of Calgary; his grandchildren Meghan Wood, Kevin Wood, Jeffrey Czernick and Trevor Czernick. Earle is also survived by his sisters Phyllis Lassey and Alberta Maitland and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Freeman and Allan Wood and his sisters Gladys Dolan and Alma Kellner. Earle was born December 26, 1919 on a farm in Westlock, Alberta. He left home at the age of ‘‘14’’ to forge his future. He joined the army on the outbreak of WWII. While training in Nanaimo, he met his wife Vera. They married in 1941 and he left shortly after for 4 years where he was involved in several military campaigns including the Liberation of Holland and was awarded several military medals. After the war, Earle and Vera settled in Vancouver and raised their family. Earle worked for various electrical companies eventually ending his career as Transmission Superintendent for B.C. Hydro and Power Authority. Earle and Vera enjoyed a very full life and had many friends. A Celebration of Earle’s Life will be held at the Langley Senior Center, 20605 - 51B Avenue, Langley on Saturday, May 28, 2011 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Colonel Belcher Nursing Home, c/o Calgary Health Trust, 800, 11012 Macleod Trail SE Calgary, AB T2J 6A5. Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at www.southcalgaryfuneralcentre.ca SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE and CREMATORIUM (at Lake Fraser Gate) Telephone: 403-297-0711 • Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial
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FAMILY CAREGIVERS WANTED Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a youth who needs your help? PLEA Community Services Society of BC is looking for individuals to provide live-in care for youth aged 12 to 18. We have the homes, and we need you! Training and support is provided for qualiﬁed applicants. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at 604-708-2628, and visit our website @ www.plea.bc.ca www.plea.ca for more information
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
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CONCRETE FINISHERS. Edmonton-based company seeks experienced concrete finishers for work in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; John@RaidersConcrete.com. Cell 780-660-8130. Fax 780-444-7103. REQUIRED: TJ HD Mechanics for Southern Interior Road Maintenance Company’s Lillooet location. Fax resume to (250)374-4114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information visit www.interiorroads.com.
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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS. Salmon Arm GM on Shuswap Lake in beautiful British Columbia requires Full-Time journeyman Automotive Technicians. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 250-832-5314.
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a distributor of heavy-duty truck parts in Port Kells, requires an Inside Sales / Parts Counter Sales Person. Minimum 5 years experience of successful inside and parts counter sales in our heavy-duty truck and trailer parts industry is required. You will be responsible for handling incoming calls and selling to an existing client base; excellent customer service skills are required as well as computer experience. You must be reliable and enjoy working in a team environment. We offer competitive wages and benefits, including a bonus program.
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HORSE self board 2 acre pasture, secure fencing, barn with 2 stalls complete w/water electricity. Storage for hay/tack. Agassiz area. Available now. Gord 604-796-9623
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BORDER COLLIE Puppies..smart...adorable and original markings. 6 Females, 1 male asking $650. Please call Sheri @ (604)312-2693 or email@ firstname.lastname@example.org Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957
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LAB PUPS yellow & black, male/ female, vet checked. $550. Phone 604-701-1587
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ALDERGROVE. 2 BR apt. $700/month. Avail now. Small pet? Nr bus. 604-454-8077 Langley City 1 BR apt, $680, incl heat & h/w, clean, quiet, drug free bldg, n/p, ref's, 604 530-6384
5530 - 208 St., Langley Quiet clean spacious 2 BR, incls 4 appls, hot water, parking. No pets. Resident Manager. $875/month. Avail now. Senior’s Special −½ month FREE Please call from 9am to 8pm: (604) 534-1114
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
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Clean 1 BR & 2 BR Apts. Mature oriented building near Guildford Mall. Rent incl cable, heat, hot water. Prkg available. N/P. Resident Managers. 604-584-5233 or 604-588-8850 www.cycloneholdings.ca
COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
MAYFLOWER HOUSING CO-OP located near Surrey Central. Spacious, well maint, clean Quiet Adult Bldg. 2 BR Apt $797 Rent includes hot water. N/P. Call 604 583-2122 or after hours call between 9am-9pm 604-585-9320 or email: email@example.com
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ALDERGROVE 3 BR , 1.5 baths, w/d, d/w, carport, priv, v/clean, fncd yd, new paint/flooring. Avail now. $1300+utils. Short or long term. Pet ok. 604-807-6565 AVAIL MAY 1, 5 BR hse 2 bath 4 appl or legal Business front. 2653 James St, Abby. $1600/mo. N/P. 604-583-6844 or 604 809-7796
$450 BDRM @ 53 & 200 ST in shared family home. Util & W/D Inc. No pets. 778-241-5850
2BR BSMT. $780. available now.198St & 69a Ave. clean & quite. Ken 604-338-1208.
BROOKSWOOD BACH ste, priv w/d, all utils incls, internet, $675, May 15 or Jun 1, 604-240-6700 CLOVERDALE 1 BR bsmt ste in newer home, Avail Now, $800 incls utils, cbl & net, sep entry shared w/d, Owen 604-345-2413
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CLOVERDALE. 2 BR, full bath. Cats okay! N/s, no dogs. $850/mo incl hydro. Immed. 604-807-9521 CLOVERDALE NEW lrg 2 BR ste, sh’d W/D, $800 incls utls. NS/ NP. Avail May 15. 604-961-4878
CLOVERDALE. Upper 2 BR +, 1½ bath, 5 appl. N/S. $1250 + ½ util. Now. Dog OK. 778-898-4032 FRASER HGTH 110Ave/161aSt, 2 BR new Bsmt ste avail now, Sep ent, incls utls & cable, NS, NP, $800/mo 604-589-9361
LANGLEY. Spac & clean 3 BR upper. 2 baths, w/d, yard, refs, $1200 + 2⁄3 util. N/s. 604-723-5016
8507 120th St, N.Delta $200 Move in Allowance 1 BR fr $625. 2 BR fr $725. 3 BR from $825. Incls heat, h/w & cble. Some stes with mnt views. For more info or to view CALL 604 594-5211 Baywest Mgmt. Corp.
SRY, CLAYTON HTS. 2 BR, radiant heat. H/wood floors. Near shops. 890 sq ft. Ns/np. $740/mo + util. May 15th. 604-435-9933
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