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Tenants mad about mold Residents at Ladner Willows are concerned over inaction by BC Housing GRAEME WOOD

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Families living in a social housing complex in Ladner say they’ve been left in the dark over dangerous and ongoing mold problems within their units. “Nobody’s come in to fix anything in my house. I haven’t been contacted. Nothing. No phone calls. No notices. But mine is one of the worst,” said Tania Tisdale, who claims her six-year-old daughter has developed asthma and respiratory problems from having lived in a moldplagued unit for five years. “About six months after we moved in I noticed a pattern in her cough; that it was lasting two to three weeks. But it would come back. It took three and a half years of non-stop walk-in clinics. They (clinic doctors) just kept telling me it was a cold,” said Tisdale, whose daughter was finally diagnosed and put on inhalers. Two units over from Tisdale is neighbour Alex, whose wife gave birth to their newborn daughter in late September. Alex, who didn’t want to be fully identified, said his wife underwent stress due to their precarious housing situation and then went into labour weeks ahead of term. Reports of mold have plagued Ladner Willows, a 30-year-old, 40-unit complex at Ladner Trunk Road and 55B Street, for years, according to residents. The mold problem appeared

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Tania Tisdale says her six-year-old daughter developed asthma and respiratory problems from living in a mold-plagued unit for five years. to reach another tipping point this summer when a City of Delta inspection report noted landlord Red Door Housing Society had been violating the Residential Tenancy Act for “deficiencies” that do not comply with health, safety and housing standards. But instead of fixing the units, Red Door Housing, a registered charity and non-profit housing provider, has chosen to empty the units in order to redevelop the site, citing inability to pay for expensive building envelope repairs as the main reason. With 16 units now

empty, BC Housing said it conducted remediation reports in late August on the inhabited 24. According to a spokesperson, six units require repairs while Alex’s unit was deemed uninhabitable. Alex, who emigrated from Russia, was moved with his now five children into a nearby hotel. The stay lasted 24 days, he said, until they were finally moved into an empty unit. To date, their old unit, which Alex says they’d prefer to live in once repaired, has not been cleaned and fixed. Meanwhile, Tisdale

has not heard from BC Housing or Red Door Housing since her unit was inspected over two months ago. “Basically everything’s been at a standstill ever since. I don’t think one person has been in there working,” said Tisdale, referring to Alex’s old unit. BC Housing and Red Door Housing did not respond to requests made last week for updates to the mold remediation work. Delta South MLA Ian Paton said he has repeatedly contacted the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing over

the matter, although Minister Selina Robinson said last week she was unaware of any specifics. “Red Door Housing doesn’t seem to take any responsibility for the state of the place. I’m thinking, are you kidding?” asked Paton. BC Housing said on Oct. 12 it is waiting for a contractor to assess the needed repairs in the seven units. “We expect that remediation repairs will enable all tenants to move back into those seven units in the coming months,” said spokesperson Laura Matthews.

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A bridge to replace the aging George Massey Tunnel, enhanced transit service, keeping Delta safe, improving affordable housing options and enhancing recreation are all top of mind for new Mayor George Harvie. Harvie and the rest of the new Delta council were sworn in Monday night at city hall in Ladner in front of more than 200 invited guests, family members and friends. Harvie was the first to recite the oath of office and oath of allegiance as Justice Barbara Norell administered the proceedings. He was then officially introduced as Delta’s mayor and presented with the chain of office. Councillors Dan Copeland, Alicia Guichon, Lois Jackson, Jeannie Kanakos, Dylan Kruger and Bruce McDonald were then administered the oath of office and oath of allegiance. Harvie said it was a “privilege and an honour” to stand before the community as Delta’s new mayor. “It has taken a tremendous amount of work and team effort to arrive at the council table tonight and I am grateful for the trust this community has placed in me,” he said. “I would like to congratulate the members of council — those who are returning and those who are joining us for the first time. You are taking on one of the most important jobs public life has to offer and I’m looking forward to working with you.” Harvie paid special mention to Jackson. “Under Mayor Jackson’s leadership we have seen Delta grow and prosper into the incredible city we know today. Our task as a new council, and my personal commitment to

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George Harvie speaks to the crowd gathered at city hall Monday evening for the inaugural meeting of the new Delta council. you, is to preserve and build upon this outstanding legacy,” he said. “I am very excited for the next four years, working with council to make positive changes planned for our community.” Harvie then highlighted his priorities: keeping taxes low and Delta debtfree, working to keep young families and seniors in Delta, investing in new sports fields, tracks, and recreation facilities, keeping Delta safe, holding every other council meeting in North Delta, and achieving a replacement for the tunnel. He said the first task as council will be to set a 2019 budget at a workshop in early January. “This will set the groundwork for the next four years and will take Delta to a new level of excellence. I am commit-

ted to keeping taxes low, keeping Delta debt-free and putting the needs of Delta’s residents first,” Harvie said. Harvie will seek to establish a public safety and community issues committee to work closely with the police and fire departments. To keep young families and seniors in Delta, Harvie said the city will take immediate steps to streamline municipal processes to reduce project timelines. In terms of enhanced recreation services, Harvie said council will structure a four-year financial plan that will invest more in Delta’s sports and recreation facilities, including turf fields, running tracks and other outdoor activities that encourage fitness and social health. In what he called a

“refreshed” parks, recreation and culture commission, Harvie wants to see expanded and enhanced pickle ball facilities to provide 28 dedicated courts at 11 parks in the next four years, establishing a Delta families first policy to give Delta residents better access to facilities and programs, and establishing off-leash dog parks that are fenced and lighted in both North Delta and South Delta. Harvie also pledged to work in better cooperation with school trustees to see school district-owned tracks and sports fields brought under the city’s responsibilities. “Tonight, I have presented my priorities as mayor and working with council I look forward to achieving these results for Delta. Now it is time for me to get to work,” he said.

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The purpose of the Crime Beat is to educate and inform the public about some of the property crime trends occurring in South Delta and other files of interest. If you see anything occurring that you believe to be suspicious, call 911 for in-progress crimes and emergencies or 604-9464411 for other assistance. The following are some of the calls the Delta police responded to in the previous week:

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taken. The complainant advised that his car was left unlocked overnight. • Oct. 28, 8:20 p.m., 1600-block of Spyglass Crescent: Complainant called police in regards to his vehicle being broken into sometime overnight while parked in the driveway at the residence. The complainant noticed items from the console and glove compartment were strewn about. Nothing stolen. • Oct. 30, 5:03 p.m., 900-block of 52A Street: Complainant reported that sometime overnight his vehicles were broken into while parked in the driveway at the residence. The complainant advised that both his vehicles were left unlocked. Stolen items include loose change and granola bars. • Oct. 31, 7:51 p.m., 800-block of 52nd Street: Complainant called police to report that a group of 15 to 20 people was setting off fireworks in the neighbourhood. Officers attended and observed multiple parties leaving the area. Police received multiple calls later relaying similar information regarding fireworks. Officers stayed in the area and conducted proactive patrols, advising

youth and other parties not to set off fireworks in heavily wooded areas due to fire risk and instructed them to make their way out of the area. • Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., 400-block of English Bluff Road: Complainant reported that a group of people was throwing firecrackers towards English Bluff Elementary. Police attended the scene with negative patrols. Complainant advised that he did not witness but only heard the firecrackers. • Nov. 2, 11:55 p.m., 5200-block of 10A Avenue: Complainant reported a loud party going on in the neighbourhood. Police attended and spoke with property representative who was advised to keep the noise levels down and if police were to re-attend a bylaw violation ticket could be issued. • Nov. 3, 3:39 p.m., Diefenbaker Park: Police received reports of three youths with mountain bikes building bike jumps at the park. Police attended and located the trenches and mounds and spoke to the boys. The boys were polite and cooperative. They used their rakes and shovels to

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attempt to fix what they had constructed. Youth sent on their way. • Nov. 3, 8:57 p.m., 4700block of Stahaken Place: Multiple noise complaints. Police attended residence and spoke to the homeowner who was reasonable and surprised by police attendance. Homeowner agreed to turn music down and to ensure his windows were closed as he was cautioned about noise bylaw.

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• Oct. 30, 1:09 p.m., 4600-block of 51st Street: Complainant reported that her daughter’s bike had been stolen in the weeks prior. Mountain bike valued at approximately $400. • Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m., 5200-block of Ladner Trunk Road: Police called complainant to address a community concern regarding youth gathering in the parking lots in the last few days around noon. Complainant advised that youth were lighting firecrackers and throwing them recklessly and was concerned for public safety. Police attended and observed groups of youth but no firecrackers. • Nov. 1, 9:24 a.m.: Complainant reported

that he had been the victim of an Internet fraud. He advised that while on his computer, malware popped up claiming to be Microsoft. The complainant called the number provided on his screen and the fraudsters had remote access to the complainant’s computer. Complainant paid $1,200 and then realized the group was likely fraudulent. Complainant attended banking institutions and advised to contact TransUnion and Equifax. • Nov. 2, 11:08 p.m., 4700-block of 52A Street: Police received reports of loud partying in the neighbourhood. Officers attended the area and located the party where they spoke to the homeowner who was advised to keep the noise down. The homeowner was advised that if police were to re-attend a bylaw ticket would be issued. • Nov. 3, 12:06 p.m., 5800-block of Cove Reach Road: Police received a 911 call in error from a residence. The caller advised she was trying to text her husband but dialed 911 in error. Police attended the residence to confirm the safety of the caller.

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Delta police have issued a warning after two recent instances where individuals tried to gain access to homes while claiming to be a government or Crown corporation employee. The first instance occurred between 2 and 4 p.m. on Oct. 30 when a woman claimed to be from the City of Delta, and requested to do an inspection of a home in the Sunshine Hills area of North Delta. The woman did not provide any identification and was not driving a City of Delta vehicle. She walked through the backyard and interior of the home. Nothing was reported stolen. In the second instance, around 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, a man went to a home in the Nordel area of North Delta and claimed to be from BC Hydro. “No government or Crown corporation employee should come to your door and ask for entry without an appointment being made in advance,” said DPD public affairs coordinator Cris Leykauf.

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he signals look to be getting progressively worse when it comes to a bridge being built to replace the George Massey Tunnel. Last fall when the NDP suspended the $3.5-billion project and appointed Stan Cowdell to lead an independent technical review, it wasn’t a good sign, but at the same time it made sense that the new government would want to do its due diligence before writing that kind of cheque. It has been harder to put a positive spin on the fact the government has had Cowdell’s report for months now but has refused to release it. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena originally said she would need the summer to review it, but given we’re now into November, it’s hard to believe an honest-to-goodness review of Cowdell’s findings is what’s holding things up. But perhaps the most damning signal, and what could ultimately be the death knell of the former Liberal government mega project, is that the province wants to first discuss the report’s findings with Lower Mainland mayors. The Mayors’ Council is set to meet next week, and despite many new faces around that table following last month’s elections, I can’t imagine the group suddenly embracing a new crossing of the Fraser River. With weighted votes and quid pro quo deal making, the Mayors’ Council is not about what’s best for the region, but what’s most beneficial to certain interests. There’s only so much money to go around when it comes to major infrastructure upgrades, cash other mayors would rather see expended on projects in their cities like a subway out to UBC or a SkyTrain extension through Surrey. If the NDP defers to the region’s mayors and kills the plan for an improved crossing (bridge or tunnel) along the Highway 99 corridor, it’s not about giving local politicians a voice, it’s simply abdicating the responsibility of dealing with what’s routinely characterized as the biggest bottleneck in B.C. Metro mayors might not give a second thought to the growing congestion at the tunnel, but that doesn’t mean Trevena and Premier John Horgan should ignore it too. Perhaps I’m reading too much into the signals, but something tells me that weeds will continue to grow in the fill piled alongside the highway.

Don’t abdicate responsibility as voting matters more than ever Voting, does it really matter in the end? Whether you are jaded by politics in general or just don’t care enough, I’m here to tell you your vote matters, and it matters now more than ever before because so much is at stake. For starters, this planet where you live. Forty-three per cent of Delta’s citizens voted for our city government which is better than the provincial average of only 36 per cent. I don’t understand why city elections draw fewer voters than provincial elections considering local elections affect us more directly than the actions of our senior governments. For those who stepped up to run in Delta’s race, I applaud everyone who tried and congratulate all who were successful, including our new mayor, George Harvie. It’s no secret my vote went to Jim Cessford, but I’m not bitter. Harvie won and Cessford gave him a good race. I look forward to engaging Harvie and our new council on a few matters. Here’s my list so far: to have an open mind about the bridge/ tunnel issue after the report is released, to seriously address river dredging and raising of the dikes, and to lobby for the return of the 601 bus for seniors and commuters. As for my favourite issue — Paterson Park and affordable housing — I’d like to see visioning

Community Comment ML BURKE

workshops where the community can have real input into this unique parcel of available cityowned land. I also believe charging “outsiders” more for using our recreation facilities is confrontational and unnecessary because we all cross municipal boundaries to access services and events not available here. It’s time to be open and friendly so other cities will want to work with us. Moving right along to our next test in saving democracy, proportional representation doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue whereas first-past-the-post is plain English, plus it’s a system we already know. If it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it. Sorry folks, but it is broken and we have a small window of opportunity to fix it. The “No” side is ramping up the fear-mongering, saying it will allow extremists to take over,

when the opposite is true. Two examples: Doug Ford in Ontario and Donald Trump in the U.S. Over 90 countries use a proportional voting system, including over 80 per cent of developed countries such as Germany, New Zealand, Sweden and Denmark. Oddly, Canada, the U.S. and parts of the UK are the main outliers still using first-past-the-post. A PR system enables better decision making. Rather than each government reversing the policies of the previous government, there is more collaboration and continuity, resulting in more progress on long-term issues. Research also shows that countries with PR are more innovative. I hope you will give PR a chance. If you don’t like it after two election cycles, you’ll be able to vote on it again. As FDR said, the main thing is to do some homework. If you don’t know enough to answer the second question on the ballot, just answer the first. You can learn more at the Fair Vote Canada/BC website or on tonight’s televised debate between NDP Premier John Horgan and Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson. ML Burke retired from the health sector to work on issues such as affordable housing. She sits on the Delta Seniors Planning Team and the B.C. Seniors Advocate’s Advisory Council.


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Letters

It’s time for younger veterans to step up on Remembrance Day Editor: As you are well aware, Remembrance Day is fast approaching and as you have all probably noticed, our veterans group is getting smaller by the year. As a veteran myself, it is an honour for me to lead our veterans during the Remembrance Day parade. I am saddened that our group is getting smaller by the year as a lot of our older veterans have either passed away or are physically unable to attend the parade anymore. So this is a call to our young veterans of Delta and surrounding areas: It’s time to step up. A lot of our younger veterans feel they don’t belong in the Remembrance Day parade

because it was thought to be for the ladies and gentlemen who served in the Great War and the Second World War, and I know that because I was guilty of feeling the same way for years. Wrong! It is time for us to stand up and carry on this duty and great tradition because if we don’t, Remembrance Day will be no more. It is our duty to our community and country to make sure this never happens. Many of our younger veterans have served in Afghanistan, Iraq and many other places on peace keeping missions. Some have never served but have held the fort back home, but let’s remember one thing: you are all veterans. Be proud of that.

Support the Legion and the community for the great work that they do, not just for Remembrance Day but for the support and welfare that they give to our veterans on a daily basis. I honestly hope to see as many of you as possible join us on Remembrance Day morning and stay with us throughout the day, not just to honour the people who have come before us or to honour the people we served with, but to let your community honour you. Believe me, they really do. All details regarding Remembrance Day can be found at the Ladner Legion. Tony Richards On behalf of the Ladner Legion

Having your head in the sand is not a good place to be when waters rising Editor: It was shocking and disappointing to read that our new mayor — with MLA Ian Paton chiming in — is continuing our city council’s short-sighted lobbying on behalf of global shipping magnates and the BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association. Rather, they should be focusing on the long-term interests of the people of Delta. It is long past time for them to accept that their massive bridge boondoggle is dead and real solutions to transportation challenges south of the Fraser are needed. The most recent — and seriously alarming —

report of the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change informs us the world has just 12 years to make drastic cuts in carbon emissions. If we fail, the planet will blow through the precautionary threshold of an average rise in global temperatures of 1.5 degrees with lifethreatening repercussions for the entire biosphere. In South Delta, whose elevation above sea level is negligible, the impact will be two-fold: taxpayers will be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to constantly keep raising the dikes surrounding our region in response to rising ocean levels; or, in the alternative, the dikes will

be breached with resulting destruction of homes, businesses and infrastructure with costs running into the billions of dollars. Ironically, the massive bridge and concurrent highway expansions they are proposing will inevitably facilitate increased single occupant vehicle use and truck traffic, the very things that are among the largest contributors to total global CO2 emissions. Unfortunately, it seems our representatives seem to be stuck with their heads in the sand, not a good position to be in when the waters rise above your ankles. Bob Ages

Dredging the Mighty Fraser River Every year, about 3.5 million cubic metres of sediment is dredged from the Fraser River’s deep sea channel to ensure safe passage for ocean-going vessels. Join us for this free presentation to hear: • What makes the Fraser River mighty • Why annual dredging is essential • Personal stories from a lifetime of working on the river

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Small parties are nothing new and shouldn’t be feared Editor: Re: Adopting PR could open the door to a nasty underbelly, Community Comment, Nov. 1 The argument is heard that PR gives rise to smaller splinter parties and that may be true — it depends on the preferences of vot-

ers. Of course, that is just what a true democracy is supposed to reflect. Still, it might be of interest to learn that, since 2005, Elections BC says that some 40 different parties have contended for seats in our legislature, so small parties are nothing new, nor are they anything

to be afraid of, especially given a hefty five per cent vote threshold for proportional seats. So please stop the fearmongering about Nazis. Chicken Little has been put to shame by such exaggeration and innuendo. Nick Heath

Where have all those little ghosts Act of kindness Editor: & goblins gone in Tsawwassen? Editor: If you are wondering about the changing demographics of Tsawwassen, just count the trick-or-treaters. When we moved into our house 20 years ago, we had over 100 tricksters. This year we had only 12. A friend said they had no kids. It’s a bit sad to see that Tsawwassen has become a community without the kids that we love. Robin Wright

To the kind man wearing a BC Ferries jacket (sorry, I did not get your name), thank you so much for assisting me with my car accident on the morning of Oct. 29. It was much appreciated. J. Mol

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Girls find insipration at symposium from women who break barriers

Police join with partners to present first annual Girls Who Lead

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The Delta Police Department is always looking for ways to connect with, and support, our youth. We recognize this is a critical element of our Community Safety Plan. In October, with the support of the Delta Police Foundation and the Delta School District, we hosted the first annual Girls Who Lead symposium. The morning started with a series of incredible women who presented to over 100 girls on their career and life paths. The lineup of speakers included a doctor, airline pilot, cancer researcher, pedorthist, firefighter, police officer and the second vice president of Toastmasters International. Each woman had individual messages for the girls about success and failure, different life paths, perseverance and hard work, but together they were impactful beyond our expectations. The afternoon was full of hands-on activities, including impaired driving education, use-of-force demonstrations, and a

Last month’s Girls Who Lead symposium organized by the Delta Police Department included a variety of hands-on activities. tour of an ambulance, fire truck and emergency response team vehicles. But by far the most popular of it all was a visit from a six-month-old K9 puppyin-training. The Girls Who Lead conference was developed by our very own women in the DPD who wanted to give girls an opportunity to hear from women who have broken down barriers, and who work in traditionally male-dominated sectors like policing, firefighting and the airlines. Interest in the event was immediate by both students in Delta as well as the speakers. By the end of the first full day of registration, the conference was fully booked. In talking to

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the speakers, they enjoyed presenting as much as the girls enjoyed being there. The Delta police plan to host this event on an annual basis to give young women an opportunity to spend a day with role models, and learn the importance of education, persistence and determination. A special thank you to the Delta School District for supplying the venue and to the Delta Police Foundation for sponsoring the lunch and refreshments. The Delta Police Foundation has been generous in its support of a number of youth events, including the Youth Soccer Academy, the Student Police Academy and the

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Community

So what’s my identity?

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your life through a lens of rejection. You will see rejection because you expect it. Your expectations will produce your reality. But that is a lie. I often say to my children, “Make sure your identity lines up with what

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God says is true about you, because if you don’t you will create a false reality.” Our challenge is this. We need to find out what God thinks about us. What was His plan when he made us? How does He see us? The bible says, “He loves us while we were still sinners.” “Now you are no longer a slave but God’s own child. And since you are his child, God has made you his heir.” (Galatians 4:7 NLT) A lot of people are simply unaware of the fact that God loves and accepts them. But I truly believe that it’s only when we discover His purpose for our lives that we will be able to walk in our true identity — children of God.

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We all believe things about ourselves, a set of core beliefs that are anchored in our hearts even if we aren’t conscious of it. We live our lives according to these beliefs. Experiences have shaped who we are today, because we have believed the message of those experiences. Now whether they are good or bad, true or not, is not the point, but what does matter is that they have become our identity and has often created a false identity. Proverbs 4:23: Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. If your belief shapes your identity and you believe you are unwanted or unloved, you will see

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Around Town Magic shows at arts centre

Magicians Jordan and Care have a pair of upcoming shows at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre. They will be presenting Super Silly Wizards, a comedy magic show for ages three and up, on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. They will return to the arts centre at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 for Wednesday of Wonder, a magic and variety show.

Ripper of a mystery

Dr. Simon Devereaux will separate fact from fiction when he presents Jack the Ripper and the Royal Family: Murder and Myth. The ElderCollege Delta presentation will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Cedar Park Church in Ladner. All those interested in attending must pre-register with ElderCollege Delta either by phone at 604-943-0262 or by email at eldercollegedelta@kinvillage.org.

Prelude to the season

Deltassist is hosting an event to celebrate the start of the Christmas season and support a worthy cause. Christmas Prelude is a family event on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Deltassist’s North Delta headquarters, 9097 Scott Rd. Enjoy food, hot chocolate and apple cider, crafts, Santa letters and visits from some special VIP guests. End the night helping light Deltassist’s Holiday Forest.

Fluterrific

Fluterrific returns to North Delta Recreation Centre for a 2 p.m. show on Sunday, Nov. 18. The local ensemble of flute players performs a variety of music, including Baroque, Latin, classical, Celtic and Broadway. Tickets are $10 (free for children 10 years and under). For more details on these and other events, go to delta-optimist.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook. com/TheDeltaOptimist

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Acting becomes family affair Jude Wilson following in father’s footsteps after landing role on Disney series IAN JACQUES

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South Delta actor Garfield Wilson continues to be busy with film and TV roles and now his son Jude is following in his footsteps. Wilson has had a busy year with a role in Benchwarmers 2, a guest spot on the TV series Loudermilk, a role in Hallmark’s Chronicle Mysteries 2, a lead role in a made for TV movie called Blue Esme and a recurring role in the series Man in the High Castle that will see him on set until February. He has also just landed a guest starring role in the ABC hit The Good Doctor. Wilson has also had roles in The Outer Limits, Dark Angel, Arrow and

Once Upon a Time, to name just a few. Between his acting roles and continuing to build his personal training business — Forward Fitness Inc., which he opened in 2005 — you would think there’s little time for much else, but he’s now mentoring 13-year-old Jude on the acting business. Jude was first approached by a casting agent after a dance competition in Burnaby three years ago. “The agent liked what she saw in Jude. We talked about it and he said he wanted to pursue this, so I talked with my agent and we went from there,” said Wilson. “I was clear when I spoke with my agent that I didn’t want to upset any schooling and that we

would bring him along slowly. This business can tend to be cruel, especially to young actors who can get a bit jaded after rejection.” Wilson had good conversations with Jude about the industry and started coaching him on acting roles and commercial auditions. “We said no to a few auditions because it conflicted with school, but he has always had this knack for being in front of the camera,” Wilson said. “He started going for some pretty great parts. He was this close for a major role of a street kid, but he didn’t get the part because the casting director thought he had too much of a leading man look, which is kind of funny.” Recently Jude landed a

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role on the new Disney TV series Gabby Duran & The Unsittables, wrapping up his work on set two weeks ago. “It went really well. I had a lot of fun,” said Jude. “I was nervous at first, but I got to talk with the cast and the director. It was a real cool experience to see how things go down.” Wilson said casting directors love Jude’s

authenticity in front of the camera. “This was a good start and a good introduction,” he said. Jude added the acting bug hit him after seeing his dad in roles in Almost Human and Arrow. “I love the whole process,” he said. “It’s been really cool to experience this with my dad and learn about the business.”

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A unique evening celebrating Canadian West Coast music and culture is coming to Ladner’s Genesis Theatre next week. Terri-Lynn WilliamsDavidson, Bill Henderson and Claire Lawrence will perform music from their acclaimed album Grizzly Bear Town in a 7:30 p.m. concert on Friday, Nov. 16. Williams-Davidson is a Haida musician, artist and lawyer who has dedicated herself to the continuation of Haida culture. Henderson and Lawrence are prominent musicians, best known for their work in Chilliwack, among other projects. The trio performs music about place, spirit, culture and laws, enwrapped in guitar, sax and flute, expressed in the ancient Haida language. They will be joined by Jodi Proznick on bass, and Saffron Henderson and Camille Henderson on background vocals. “We like to help bridge cultures to help connect people of different backgrounds in the spirit of true reconciliation, and to have some fun on the way,” said WilliamsDavidson. Henderson and

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Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson (centre) will be joined by on the Genesis Theatre stage by Chilliwack bandmates Bill Henderson (right) and Claire Lawrence. Williams-Davidson first collaborated on a project in 2008 recording traditional Haida songs by contemporary artists. “It was part of a larger project in which I collected together every single archival Haida song out there and produced it for the Haida Gwaii Seniors’ Society,” Williams-Davidson told the Optimist. “We wanted to create a box set of songs for

young people to learn the songs. A few years ago Bill was being honoured at a BC Music event to raise money for music in Haida Gwaii. Bill was the only musician there willing to try and figure out how he could play guitar to a traditional Haida song. So we got together along with Claire and created two songs for the concert and really liked what we created, so we said we should get together and record.”

A few years ago they came together sharing music, lyrics and recordings and released Grizzly Bear Town last year. “It’s a very different album in that most people are used to seeing Indigenous music with a lot of drums,” she said. “This is different because the music on the West Coast does not have a big drum feel. I hope people find it fresh and a new take on music.”

She said she has never performed in Ladner, and is looking forward to meeting a new audience. “I have friends who have performed there who have said it is a wonderful theatre,” she said. “I like the idea that it is part of a school and we might reach that younger audience as well.” Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at: http:// connect37.deltasd.bc.ca or by calling 604-940-5550.


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The Starchild of Atarashara, a coming of age story for youth, launches next week on Amazon.com for Tsawwassen author Louise Cadrin. Cadrin says she is excited about launching her first novel. “I’m a real believer in magic and that it is all around us everywhere and when we open our senses to it we open ourselves to unlimited possibilities and that really is the premise of the book,” she said. “It’s a great read for kids, but it’s really for anyone who is trying to figure out who they are, who are coming into their own sense of identity and finding the tribe that they really connect with.” The book will be available for sale on Amazon. com (USA) and Amazon. ca (Canada) on Nov. 15 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pacific time at a special launch price.

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recalled. “Every evening as darkness fell, I would walk down to the river and be filled with wonder as the woods came alive with masses of fireflies, their lights reflecting on the water. Coupled with this magical view were the sounds of nature, including the deep rhythmic songs of the bullfrogs. That trip, and in particular the mystical experience in Tuscany, was a turning point in my life. “Upon returning home, I felt a pressing need to write. Two weeks later the prologue of the book was birthed. As the book progressed, the characters and their storylines continued to be revealed to me during my many walks in nature.” She said the book was written in a few years, but after going to a writers’ retreat this spring in Mexico where she met her publisher, it has been full steam ahead ever since. “I’m very excited to see the reactions from the reading public,” she said.

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The Merry Little Christmas Show coming to Ladner

A trio of professional singers will be performing inspiring Christmas songs, plus seasonal favourites, at The Merry Little Christmas Show later this month. The show is set for Saturday, Nov. 24 at Lighthouse Church (5545 Ladner Trunk Rd.) at 7 p.m. The show features Christine Magee, a GMA award-winning singer/ songwriter/pianist, Charmaine Levan, a lead singer with the Lions Gate Chorus, and Nicole Grazier, lead singer/guitarist with the band Kindred Spirits. The trio will perform solos as well as come together in harmonious duos and trios in the family-friendly show that will take the audience into the awe and wonder of the season. Tickets are available from the performers or by calling 604-9438094. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

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Christine Magee, Nicole Grazier and Charmaine Levan will perform in The Merry Little Christmas Show at Lighthouse Church in Ladner.

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Dear Community of Delta, The Delta Hospice Society Board of Directors has completed its engagement with the citizens of Delta, hospice staff, volunteers and its membership to gain an understanding of their perspectives related to the provision of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) services at the Irene Thomas Hospice. The plans to conduct this review were outlined to the community in March of this year and resulted in several months of very active feedback and discussion, including a hundred pieces of correspondence from all across Delta. We also conducted a professional telephone survey across the community. Thank you for assisting us in this challenging undertaking. We found that opinions on MAiD varied widely across the spectrum of all groups engaged. This was also reflected in the discussion at the hospice boardroom table, and no clear consensus was reached. The Board of Directors has decided not to recommend changing the Society's Bylaws or Constitution in a way that would cause staff to change current procedures at the Irene Thomas Hospice. We will continue to provide compassionate and skilled transfers from Irene Thomas Hospice for patients requiring any medical procedure, including MAiD, to hospital, home, residential care or other place of a person’s choice. We will continue to monitor the views, regulations and practice of MAiD throughout our community. Delta Hospice Society Board of Directors October 11, 2018


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Delta Gymnastics wants to bring back the magic of Christmas for children with no lineups involved. On Sunday, Nov. 25, it is offering a unique visit with Santa that goes beyond what is typically available. “Our concept is to offer the children the opportunity to spend some quality, one-on-one time with Santa Claus in a relaxed and cozy winter wonderland,” says Sharon Gillespie, Delta Gymnastics’ business manager and organizer of the special event. “We create a Christmas storybook setting, exquisitely decorated and perfect for a child’s and their family’s exclusive time with the man in red.” Bookings are done in 15-minute increments, so it gives families time to enjoy their child’s interaction with Santa. Parents are asked several questions in advance of the event to make sure that Santa knows something about each child in order to make their visit as spe-

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Kids will get 15 minutes of one-on-one time with Santa Claus at a Delta Gymnastics special event later this month. cial and personal as possible. “It is so amazing to see the awe in children’s faces as they enter the room, and Santa is sitting there waiting to welcome them by name,” says Gillespie. “Christmas can be too defined by the retail aspect and the pressure and urgency of the season, so we wanted to bring back the wonder of Christmas and Santa Claus for children without rush

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and without stress.” Each child will also receive a small gift from Santa to add to the experience. As many as 10 members of the family can participate and capture the moments with photos or video. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Fifteen-minute sessions are $40, and the price includes a small gift for each child. For details call 604-943-0460.


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Remembrance Day

Remembering Ladner’s fallen heroes Historian tells story of five young men who died in the final two months of the First World War PETER BROZNITSKY

Optimist contributor

Ladner was full of a mixture of emotions in the fall of 1918 as the leaves blazed in their new colours and the temperatures dropped. Hope and anticipation mixed with sadness and resignation. Hope because the Great War in Europe, the war that should have ended at Christmas 1914, was winding down, the German foe suffering defeat after defeat in the field. Sadness because five Ladner boys fell in September and October, their names to be engraved on the cenotaph in Memorial Park three years later in the spring of 1921. John Falk was the son of Gus and Ellen Falk of Westham Island. Soon after the 1896 birth of twin boys John and George in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Falks immigrated to Canada and found Delta.

The Swedish family fit in easily in the close-knit community of Westham Island, and John and George are pictured with the Junior Maple Leaf lacrosse team in 1912. In May 1915 John joined the 121st Western Irish in New Westminster and after a year of training in the Royal City and in Vernon, sailed to England with his lacrosse chum Stan Smith. The boys landed in France in December 1916 to become part of the 102nd Northern British Columbians. John was in hospital with a serious bout of rheumatic fever in April 1917. He missed the epic battle at Vimy, and learned in England of Stan’s death on the ridge. John fought with the 102nd at the Battle of Hill 70, Passchendaele, and through 1918 up to the One Hundred Days, the last major offensive by the Allied forces. Twenty-two-year-old Lance Corporal John Falk

passed through his head. He lies buried in Dury Mill Cemetery in the Pas-deCalais. Ladner-born Guy Taylor was the oldest son of Frederick and Lottie Taylor. Born in 1894, he stayed out of the war until early 1918, possibly due to his occupation of locomotive fireman. Taylor was conscripted under the MSA Act of 1917 and began training at Willows Park in Victoria in January 1918. SUBMITTED IMAGE He landed in John Falk was killed in September England in April and was sent to of 1918 at the age of 22. France on Aug. fell on Sept. 2 near the 23. He was distown of Arras, instantly patched to the 7th British killed by a piece of shrapColumbia Battalion. nel from an enemy highOnly a month later, on explosive shell, which Sept. 27, 1918, 24-year-old

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Taylor was killed in action during a massed attack by the Canadians against the Germans on the other side of the Canal du Nord. Taylor lies buried at the cemetery outside Cambrai. Taylor would have met up with Lester Handford in the 7th Battalion. Son of Richard and Gertrude Handford, Manitoba-born Lester enlisted in 1915 into the 62nd Battalion in Vancouver before finding a home along with many other Ladner pals in the 131st Westminster Battalion in January 1916. Sailing in November 1916, Handford was transferred to the 4th Battalion Canadian Railway Troops in February 1917. The men of the CRT built hundreds of miles of new light railway lines and maintained the heavy railway lines of the French. In August 1918 Handford transferred to the 7th, a unit that had been in the thick of it since 1915.

On the same day as Taylor, 22-year-old Corporal Lester Handford died in action, killed instantly by an enemy shell exploding near him on Sept. 27 during the attack on the Canal du Nord. He lies very near to Guy Taylor, only a few rows apart, in the cemetery at Cambrai. Only a year later, Fred Whitworth became one of the few sailors in the infant Canadian Navy to perish on active service. Ladner-born Whitworth was the son of Isaac and Christie. Seafarers, not farmers, the Whitworth family ran the ferry than putted back and forth between Ladner and Woodward’s Landing in Richmond. His sister Leonie had enlisted as a nurse in the Canadian Army in 1915 and older brother William had for some reason travelled to England in 1917 to enlist in the British Royal Engineers. SAILORS: see Page 20

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You who sleep beyond, and in Flanders Field, know that you are not forgotten. Your spirit lives within us. As it is with each generation, we pause to remember, and our poppy hearts glow with love and affection. Look upon us today and know also, that We are Here! Avowing to defend and protect the values you hold so very dear.

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CONTINUED from Page 19 In October 1917, Whitworth enlisted and began his training in Esquimalt in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. He must have been sharp, as he quickly rose from ordinary seaman to the rank of leading stoker, aboard the HMCS Galiano. The Galiano was a former Canadian government fisheries patrol vessel. On Oct. 30, 1918, the Galiano was attempting to get from Cape Scott at the northern tip of Vancouver Island to what is now known as Haida Gwai. In heavy seas, one distress signal was received before the ship vanished, going down with all hands. Twenty-one-year-old Whitworth was presumed drowned, along with 35 other Canadian sailors. For the next several years, his parents battled with the Canadian government and his insurance company to receive his final pay and other monies owing. His friend Malcolm Leonard is another name on the Ladner Cenotaph. From Evie on the Orkney Islands of

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Malcolm Leonard died of influenza on Oct. 31, 1918. Scotland, Leonard had settled with his older brother James in Ladner. James built many of Ladner’s fine homes before the war, including the Handford residence in 1912. Malcolm worked with Fred on the small provincial government ferry to Richmond and also rose to the rank of leading stoker in the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. It is unlikely that Leonard ever learned of his friend’s death off the coast of B.C. Twenty-nine-year-old

Leonard died of influenza at Esquimalt on Oct. 31, 1918, posted to the depot ship HMCS Rainbow. His sickness was part of the first wave of the Spanish Flu that killed thousands in Victoria and Vancouver and millions around the world in 1918/19. It was only a few days later that the Armistice was declared in Europe. The Great War had ended. On Nov. 11 each year we now honour the sacrifice of these five men, and 22 others, who died in the War to End All Wars.


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Remembrance Day

Cenotaph is a place of solace and peace Association was formed at end of First World War to create a symbolic place of internment REV. JIM SHORT

Optimist contributor

Nov. 11 means different things to people. It’s a long weekend and a day off. It’s a parade and we love the pipes and drums and to see the legions of young people from various organizations. Coordinating the logistics of speakers, wreaths, sounds, songs, poems, the flyover and getting everyone gathered around Memorial Park is a challenge. It’s a time we want to see our leaders and so woe betide the politician who is not present. Nov. 11 is a significant source of revenue for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Fund which supports many good causes. Nov. 11 is not without its controversies — those who wear red poppies for remembrance decry those who choose to wear white poppies for peace. When we create conflict around an individual’s right to express what they believe in, I am afraid we

are forgetting the fear of dictatorship and fascism which took Canada to war in 1939. Some will say Nov. 11 steers too closely towards celebrating war, nationalism, Canada’s martial spirit and its military victories. It is not accurate, though, to refer to what is rightly called a “cenotaph” as a war memorial. To focus us on what Nov. 11 is about we need to go back to its origins. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the violence and death of the “war to end all wars” technically ended. In the initial celebrations of victory and the relief of peace, the families and friends of the 60,000 Canadian military killed or missing in action were left with their grief and loss. Since human remains were not returned to Canadian families and many had simply been pulverized into nothing in the first industrial-scale war, there were no graves in Canada for those who

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Rev. Jm Short says it’s not accurate to refer to the cenotaph in Ladner’s Memorial Park as a war memorial. loved the war dead to visit. Across Canada there was a movement to create places for those grieving families to gather for the funeral service they never had. Hence in Memorial Park our marker is properly called a “cenotaph” — an empty tomb — a symbolic place of internment. The Delta Memorial

LEST WE FORGET

Message from the Mayor and Delta Council

Park Association was formed to raise funds. Four acres appropriately named Memorial Park were purchased from the estate of William Ladner. The cenotaph was unveiled in 1921 by H. N. Rich whose son Sidney (dead in the Ypres Salient) was one of the 27 young men from Delta who did

not come home from war. We can only imagine in those early years on Nov. 11 the broken-hearted who found solace and peace in such a beautiful and solemn place. I know some of that feeling as a Canadian Forces veteran having been both to war and in combat. For me, Remembrance

Day narrows down to the last post, the silence, the piper’s lament, the rouse where each year my heart again is broken as I remember those I knew who died or were injured in mind and body over my 26 years of military service. Whether a veteran of the Second World War or the recent conflicts in the former Yugoslavia or Afghanistan, we who have seen war will never forget those who bled and died alongside us. I share this with all of you so that when Nov. 11 comes and wherever you pause or gather at 11 a.m. that you might remember what the real purpose of this day is. In the words of the poet Laurence Binyon: “They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.” Rev. Jim Short is the minister at Ladner United Church.


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Bells will ring at sunset as part of national initiative

The Ladner Legion and Ladner United Church are both holding special events in recognition of Bells of Peace this Remembrance Day. An initiative of the Royal Canadian Legion, Bells of Peace pays tribute to all Canadians who served in the First World War. Religious communities across Canada are invited to join in the ringing of 100 bells as close to dusk as is possible to echo Laurence Binyon’s poetic words, “At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.” The Ladner Legion will ring bells at approximately 4:36 p.m. on Sunday. In a separate event in the evening, the community is invited to Ladner United Church. At 6 p.m., Countdown to Sanctuary Wood, a documentary produced by local filmmaker Cliff Caprani about a young Ladner soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice in what was to be the war that ended all wars, will

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Filmmaker Cliff Caprani will screen his documentary at Ladner United Church as part of an event on Remembrance Day evening. be screened. Sidney Rich died in the Second Battle of Ypres on June 3, 1916. As his remains were never recovered, he is memorialized on the Menin Gate (Ypres). Caprini had access to local and family accounts for his moving documentary. At 7 p.m., there will be a presentation by Peter

Broznitsky whose passion for history has led to his researching the names on the cenotaph in Ladner’s Memorial Park. Rev. Jim Short said the service will be interactive — historical items will be passed around, participants can choose to read a name from the cenotaph and to also participate in the bell ringing.

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Lois Jackson (centre) receives a certificate of appreciation from Ladner Legion executive members (from left) Tom Easton, Olwen Demidoff, Gerry Bramhill and Frank Taylor.

Jackson receives first poppy

The Ladner Legion used the launch of its annual Poppy Campaign last month to pay recognition to long-time Delta Mayor Lois Jackson during a presentation at city hall. Jackson was presented with a poppy to initiate the campaign from chair Gerry Bramhill, along with branch manager Jacky Hillairet, secretary Olwen Demidoff, treasurer Tom Easton and executive atlarge Frank Taylor. Also in attendance were

Delta police Chief Neil Dubord and fire Chief Paul Scholfield. Every year, the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign, along with thousands of its members, to raise funds from donations made from the distribution of poppies by volunteers. All donations go directly towards supporting veterans and their families. “It’s an honour to receive the first poppy for the Ladner Legion’s annu-

al campaign,” said Jackson. “Supporting our veterans and fostering the tradition of remembrance is vital in reminding us of the past sacrifices and the courage of those who served and are still serving.” The Legion also presented Jackson with a certificate of appreciation in recognition of the City of Delta’s long-time support of the Legion through grants, assistance with permits and the annual Poppy Campaign.

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Remembrance Day

Bay quilting guild presents Quilt of Valour to veteran

Long-time resident and veteran Lloyd Jones was recently presented with a special gift. In a short ceremony at the Tsawwassen Legion late last month, the 95-year-old was presented with a Quilt of Valour, which was given to him on behalf of Quilts of Valour Canada by members of the Boundary Bay Quilters Guild, including Debbie Gomersall, Carol Haldane and Sandy Holland. The quilt was pieced by Haldane and quilted by Jean vanderwel. During the Second World War, Jones served with the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders as a rifleman, Bren gunner and despatch rider. “Our guild members support the community by providing charity quilts for many causes, such as baby quilts for struggling new mothers, comfort quilts for cancer patients and Quilts of Valour,” said Gomersall while making the presentation. “These three types of

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Sandy Holland, Lloyd Jones, Debbie Gomersall, and Carol Haldane with the quilt that was presented to Jones recently at the Tsawwassen Legion. quilts are made with care and kindness, and a lot of time and energy is given to them. Every year, since 2009, our guild has given approximately 20 quilts to Quilts of Valour Canada, which supports our injured Canadian Armed Forces’ members, past and present, with quilts of comfort. “The label on each quilt reads: handmade with

love, respect and gratitude for your sacrifice to Canada. May the hugs stitched into this quilt give you comfort, strength and love. This presentation is special to our guild because we usually don’t know who receives these quilts, but today we do.” Also present at the ceremony were Neil Jones and Peggy Cagna, son and daughter of Jones.

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Remembrance Day poppy has gone digital

The Royal Canadian Legion’s Remembrance Day poppy has become digital for an online fundraising campaign that is the first of its kind in the world. To complement the traditional lapel poppy, a new “digital poppy” will be available at www. myPoppy.ca until Nov. 11. Canadians will be able to personalize it, dedicate it and share it online — and add their own family stories and images — as their pledge to never forget those who served and sacrificed for our freedom. The digital poppy is being supported by a number of leading Canadian personalities,

athletes and organizations, including recording artist Justin Bieber, artistic luminaries Margaret Atwood, Sandra Oh and former Mrs. Universe Ashley Callingbull, and Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry and Ron MacLean. “For every Canadian, the bright red poppy stands for our country’s greatest values, and the debt we owe to the brave souls who put everything on the line to fight for us,” said Cherry. “I’m dedicating my digital poppy to my great uncle, Sgt. Thomas William MacKenzie, who died in battle four days before Armistice Day in 1918.” The 2018 poppy cam-

paign was officially today with Royal Canadian Legion president Tom Irvine presenting the symbolic first poppy and introducing the first “digital poppy” (a two-sided digital representation of the flower) to Governor General Julie Payette. “Canadians have enthusiastically supported the Legion’s lapel poppy campaign for many years and the traditional ‘on-street’ donations will continue across the country. But in an increasingly cashless society, we wanted to give people another way to support their veterans,” said Danny Martin, deputy director of the Royal Canadian Legion. “The

Legion’s new digital poppy campaign will allow people to donate online and share their remembrance in a meaningful, personalized manner.” Once downloaded, the digital poppy can be posted on the donor’s social media feeds of their choosing, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Digital poppy owners will also have the option to use their digital poppy as their profile images as well as adding personal stories and significant photos to

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postings. Digital poppy ambassadors are telling their own stories as they commit to sharing their digital poppy this year. “I’m dedicating my digital poppy to Brig-Gen. T.G. Gibson, my spouse Graeme’s father,” said Canadian literary icon Atwood. “He fought in World War Two in Italy and then through Holland and into Germany. The main street of Deventer in Holland is named after him, as he and his troops were able to liberate it without destroying it, thanks to information smuggled to him by the Resistance. There are many Canadian soldiers buried there, and the schoolchildren place white roses on their graves every Easter.” International model, actor and activist, Callingbull tells a particularly poignant story: “I’m working with ancestry. ca to re-connect with my great grandfather, Maxime Papin, who along with many Indigenous

Canadians served with distinction in the Canadian military. My digital poppy is dedicated to him and I’m asking my social media followers to do the same in support of our veterans.” All funds raised from both the traditional lapel and the new digital poppy are directed to the Legion’s Poppy Fund. This is the first time that Canadians will be able to donate in such a manner online. The Poppy Fund is a significant fundraising initiative for the Legion and supports essential programs and services for all of Canada’s veterans, including Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families. “Donations made via www.mypoppy.ca will be distributed to a Legion branch that is nearest the donor’s address,” said Martin. “In this way, funds support local, communitybased initiatives for veterans.” The introduction of the digital poppy, and the opportunity for online donations, represents a fresh approach to the Legion’s annual national poppy campaign as it presents a new, modernized source of funding for the Legion’s Poppy Fund. It is designed to reach younger audiences of potential donors who recognize and embrace the impact and power of social media-based initiatives like the digital poppy.

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Remembrance Day Choir and band in a concert of remembrance

The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir and the Band of the 15th Field Regiment RCA will combine once again to perform a concert ahead of Remembrance Day in Tsawwassen. Both the choir and band will perform their own separate presentations but the highlight will no doubt be when they present a selection of songs together. Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir is one of the largest male choirs in Canada and the Band of the 15th Field is a 45-member brass and reed band that are all reservists, trained both as musicians and soldiers. The concert will take place at the South Delta Baptist Church, 1988-56th St., on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m.

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Community

Partnership proves delicious for Southpointe Academy students IAN JACQUES

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Grade 7 and 8 students at Tsawwassen’s Southpointe Academy recently celebrated the fruits of their labour. Students brought in the new school year with a Harvest Celebration thanks to a community partnership with the Earthwise Society. For more than a year, Southpointe has linked up with Earthwise in a garden located behind the school. Earthwise provides the instructors and the students work in the garden once a week for almost two hours, getting handson experience in food production and sustainability. “It’s a great partnership and opportunity for the students,” said Southpointe vice-principal Cori Kusel. “While the students are out there they learn about the importance of sustainability, the history of farming, the science of farming and they can take that knowledge back into the classroom for their other studies. One of our goals is to really work with our community, so this has been a nice partnership working with

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Students at Southpointe Academy in Tsawwassen are learning about food production and sustainability through a partnership program with Earthwise Society and Bria Communities. Earthwise.” Likewise, Earthwise has seen the merits of the partnership. “With having our farm site so close to the school we thought it was an easy partnership and the school has embraced it,” said Earthwise executive director Patricia Fleming. “One of the things people look forward to when they are growing food is eating and sharing it with others, so we wanted to wrap-up the year with a Harvest Festival, but with the school year finishing in June and the height of

the harvest is in the fall, last year we worked with the students to have a harvest celebration as a welcome event for the new Grade 7 students where the last year, now Grade 8 students, would hand over the program, share their knowledge and also share their harvest.” The partnership extends further into the community. Earthwise teamed up with Bria Communities on a farm-to-table initiative and Chef Rodrigo Prado and his team have created dishes for the senior resi-

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dents at The Waterford in Tsawwassen. Prado has also shared his experiences with the students and worked with them in his kitchen to create dishes and pass on his love for food. “We love the opportunity to be partners in the community and to collaborate with Earthwise and Southpointe is just awesome for us,” said Bria Communities marketing partner Janice Miller. Fleming said the partnership is a fine example of what can be accomplished with cooperation.

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The City of Delta is looking for a few angels to show some neighbourly love and help shovel snow this winter. The Snow Angels program matches volunteers with Delta residents who are unable to shovel snow from their sidewalks and footpaths. During periods of heavy snowfall (5 cm or more), Snow Angels are automatically dispatched throughout the community to residents who request assistance to clear these areas. The Snow Angels pro-

gram has quickly become a mainstay initiative during Delta’s unpredictable winters. To become a Snow Angel, volunteers must be at least 13 years old and own a snow shovel. Community groups are encouraged to register together. Delta has information sessions planned to give residents more information about the program. In South Delta, sessions will be held on Thursdays, Nov. 15 and 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ladner Leisure Centre. Call 604-946-1411 to sign up in South Delta.

Deltassist is relying on public to donate toys, food at Christmas

Deltassist’s Christmas programs are gearing up, which means the social services agency will be gratefully accepting donations of toys and food. Deltassist continues to rely on the support of the community to meet the increasing need of lowincome families, seniors and individuals in Delta. This year’s Toy Depot will be held Dec. 11 to 13. Toys are needed for children from birth to 16 years of age. As always, the need is greatest for infants and

teens. Christmas food hampers are being delivered by local service clubs on Dec. 22. Items most needed include breakfast cereals, canned ham and chicken, canned hearty meals (stew), peanut butter, rice, pasta and sauce, hot chocolate and cookies. New, unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items can be dropped off at Deltassist’s Ladner office, 202–5000 Bridge St., from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. weekdays.

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Delta’s parks are perfect for an autumn stroll? Despite some cooler weather, autumn is a wonderful time for our seniors to visit Delta’s parks. With clean and clear walkways and pathways, Memorial Park, Brandrith Park, Mountain View Park, and Beach Grove Park provide safe venues for seniors to get outdoors and enjoy a peaceful walk. Find a park near you at Delta.ca.


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PUBLIC HEARING - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Delta City Council will hold a Public Hearing, in accordance with the Local Government Act, to consider the following proposed projects and related applications: Date: Time: Place:

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 7:00 p.m. Council Chamber Delta City Hall 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, BC V4K 3E2

A Council meeting is scheduled to immediately follow this Public Hearing in the event Council wishes to give further consideration to the projects at that time. Any persons who believe that their interest in property will be affected by the proposed projects shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the bylaws and/or proposed by the applications. Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to communicate to Council in advance of the Public Hearing, you can write to: Mayor and Council City of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Fax: 604-946-3390 Email: mayor-council@delta.ca Correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council will form part of the public record for this Public Hearing. To be considered, correspondence must be received by the Office of the City Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Project No. 1 Application for Rezoning (LU008629) Location: 11407 86 Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 1 Applicant: Eva Wu, Hely Development Ltd. Telephone: 604-721-5165

Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro – 604-952-3163

Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro – 604-952-3163

Web Location: September 24, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.02

Web Location: September 24, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.03

Project No. 2 Application for Rezoning (LU008677) Location: 8173 114 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 2 Applicant: Gary Houg Telephone: 604-591-1573 Proposal: Application for Rezoning in order to permit MAP NO. 2 subdivision FILE NO. LU008677 of the subject property and development of two single detached residential lots. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” Amendment Bylaw No. 7798 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” by rezoning the subject property from Single Detached Residential 1 (RS1) to Single Detached Residential 7 (RS7) in order to allow a two-lot subdivision and construction of a new single detached dwelling with an in-ground basement on each lot. No secondary suites are proposed. Staff Contact: Alex Cauduro – 604-952-3163 Web Location: September 24, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.01 Project No. 3 Application for Rezoning (LU008680) Location: 8161 114 Street, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 3 Applicant: James Clark Campbell Telephone: 604-596-7119

Proposal: MAP NO. 1 Application for FILE NO. LU008629 Rezoning in order to permit subdivision of the subject property and development of two single detached residential lots.

Proposal: Application for Rezoning in MAP NO. 3 order to permit FILE NO. LU008680 subdivision of the subject property and development of two single detached residential lots.

“Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” Amendment Bylaw No. 7797

“Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” Amendment Bylaw No. 7799

To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” by rezoning the subject property from Duplex/ Single Detached Residential 3 (RD3) to Single Detached Residential 7 (RS7) in order to allow a two-lot subdivision and construction of a new single detached dwelling with an in-ground basement on each lot. No secondary suites are proposed.

To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” by rezoning the subject property from Single Detached Residential 1 (RS1) to Single Detached Residential 7 (RS7) in order to allow a two-lot subdivision and construction of a new single detached dwelling with an in-ground basement on each lot. No secondary suites are proposed.

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Project No. 4 Application for Rezoning (LU008558) Location: 4960 45 Avenue, as shown outlined in bold on MAP NO. 4 Applicant: Fahad Abrahani, H.Y. Engineering Ltd. Telephone: 604-583-1616 Proposal: MAP NO. 4 Application for FILE NO. LU008558 Rezoning in order to permit subdivision of the subject property and development of two single detached residential lots. “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” Amendment Bylaw No. 7783 To amend “Delta Zoning Bylaw No. 7600, 2017” by rezoning the subject property from Duplex Residential 1 (RD1) to Single Detached Residential 7 (RS7) in order to allow a two-lot subdivision and construction of a new single detached dwelling on each lot. No in-ground basements or secondary suites are proposed. Staff Contact: Rachael Ward – 604-952-3153 Web Location: October 15, 2018 Regular Council Meeting Agenda Item E.03 Additional Information Additional information, copies of the bylaws, supporting staff reports, and any relevant documentation may be inspected from Wednesday, November 7, 2018 to Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at: City Hall: Community Planning and Development Department Hours:

8:30 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (except statutory holidays) 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Thursday

Website: www.delta.ca Email: cpd@delta.ca Phone: 604-946-3380 Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any projects after the Public Hearing has concluded.


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FIRE & ICE

Moonlight Gala

Delta was Ablaze under the Moonlight!

20th Annual Gala Raises over $739,000 for Delta Hospital On Saturday, November 3rd the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation hosted the 20th Annual Moonlight Gala at Tsawwassen Springs, and raised over $739,000 (NET) for Delta Hospital. The Foundation was pleased to announce $629,000 at the end of the evening but were surprised with an additional $10k, and then, thanks to an anonymous donor who generously gave $100k, the new grand total was brought to $739,000. It was a record-breaking evening thanks to the support of our sponsors and 360 enthusiastic and generous guests in attendance. Proceeds from this year’s Gala will go towards the purchase of a new CT Scanner for Delta Hospital. Through all the support received, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation is now much closer to the $1.7 million committed for this vital piece of medical equipment for Delta Hospital’s busy Medical Imaging department. The current CT scanner at Delta Hospital is nearing the end of its lifespan. This hardworking machine is running at full capacity, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. “The Gala was an overwhelming success,” says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. “We thank our attendees, sponsors, auction and prize donors, event volunteers, and the Gala committee organizing members. We could not have done it without their amazing support.” As part of the evening’s festivities, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation was thrilled to recognize the Toigo family as this year’s Tribute Honouree for their significant contributions to Delta Hospital and to the community. After a heartwarming video, made possible by Tribute Sponsor Port of Vancouver, Elizabeth Toigo and 2 of her sons, Peter and Ron accepted the tribute plaque on behalf of the Toigo family. This year’s theme of Fire & Ice set imaginations ablaze and delighted all who were in attendance. The evening included spectacular décor, amazing entertainment and a scrumptious 3-course dinner. Once again, sports radio personality and Tsawwassen resident James Cybulski led the way as Emcee for the night of fun and fundraising. After dinner, the entertainment and fundraising continued with a fast paced live auction led by auctioneer and South Delta MLA, Ian Paton. An overwhelming display of generosity followed during the Fund a Need call out for a new CT scanner for Delta Hospital. The evening ended in the Crystal Lounge with music by DJ Pri of GirlOn Wax, accompanied by Sax Player Karla Sax and Percussionist Pher.


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End to lawn cutting season offers chance to mull mowing options Might be time to deviate from east to west lines

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We run the lawn mower parallel to the fence in the rear and the house in the front. One way down. One way back. Where grass cutting is concerned, we’re pretty boring people. We may just change that up. It may be too expensive to overhaul the landscaping or redo the driveway, but heck, the lawn cutting’s easy. “So,” I said to the husband recently. We had exhausted our discussion of football and the weather, so I decided the time was right for a topic we seldom land on. The grass. “What do you think of diagonal?” I asked. “Diagonal?” he said. “Diagonal what?” “Diagonal lines on the

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lawn, of course,” I said. “I mean, I know it’s still November, but before you know it, we’ll be cutting the grass again. Never too early to think of the lines.” The husband stroked his chin and looked at me as though I’d lost it. “I like diagonal,” he said after a minute. “Me too,” I said. “But it’s challenging. I mean, given the tree in the middle of the front yard.” We considered the other possibilities. We could do the lattice cut, I suggested, a look that resembles the crust on apple pie. It’s the double cut: east to west, then north to south. “The double cut is double the work,” pointed out the husband. “I like it better with apple pie.” What about the Zamboni cut, I wondered? “The Zamboni cut?” asked the husband “Come on!” I said. “You’ve seen more than your share of hockey

games! You start on the outside and go around and around and around in circles and finish in the middle.” The husband and I were both trying to picture a back yard version of the ice rink. “Not a good look,” said the husband. “Agreed,” I said. ‘Forget the Zamboni cut.” That left the hither and yon approach. Or hither and thither. Whatever. In essence, I told the husband, the style is kind of like abstract art. You let the mower take the lead, and whatever happens happens. The husband tried to imagine the outcome. “Mmm,” he said. “Not sure of that one.” I wasn’t either. So come lawn-cutting season, we’ll probably stick with the status quo. East to west it will no doubt be. On occasion, we’ll go north to south.

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Community

Open Space’s Shopping Day set to benefit Delta Hospice

Open Space Yoga will once again be hosting its Shopping Day for Hospice. Set for Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the 11th annual event will see a portion of all sales donated to the Delta Hospice Society. Every year, Open Space invites local artisans, jewelry makers and food vendors to participate. All vendors donate 20 per cent of their sales to the society, except for Potters for Hospice and Central Avenue Publishing, who donate 100 per cent of their sales. Shoppers will find beautiful handmade pottery, new books at half price, boxes of Rose’s Shortbread, Lara Cuisine’s baklava, spice mixes from Epicure, and cookies, squares and ready-made comfort food from Batch Food. There will also be

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The 11th annual Shopping Day for Hospice at Open Space Yoga is set for Saturday, Nov. 17. yoga-inspired jewelry from Sonja Picard and Charlotte Munn, lotions and soaps from Saltspring Soapworks, and Open Space will have new yoga T-shirts and tank tops for sale. New this year, Batch Food will be raffling off an oven-ready Christmas dinner for eight, featuring sage-butter-rubbed turkey with stuffing, gravy and sides, capped off by warm ginger cake with toffee

sauce. J. Baird Cattle Co. will offer sample platters of its house-made sausage with an invitation to visit its Ladner farm store at 5802 River Rd. where it will donate 20 per cent of the day’s sales. Ladner Artisan Chocolates has also donated a basket of chocolatey goodness that will be raffled off. Open Space Yoga is located at 4880 Delta St. in Ladner Village.

Hospice helps those grieving cope with holidays

Anticipating the holidays and other special occasions while grieving can be a stressful and challenging time. Delta Hospice aims to change that by offering practical ideas and rituals to help navigate birthdays, holidays and other special celebrations. A special gathering will be held at the Centre for Supportive Care on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. to reach out to

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those who are bereaved and apprehensive about the upcoming holiday season and other special occasions. Even though holidays and special days are joyous celebrations filled, for many, with rituals, traditions and love, they can be painful for those who have been touched by death. Instead of lifting heads and hearts with pleasant memories, they can act as sad reminders.

The free presentation will be offered by Centre for Supportive Care counsellor Debra Wolinsky and music therapist Kristen Morrow. There will an opportunity to light a memorial candle in honour of the person who has died. Pre-registration is appreciated, but not necessary. For more information or to register, call 604948-0660 or email debra@ deltahospice.org.

Festivities at the Cottage Something for everyone! Oct 15 seasonal decor Oct 19 special event clothing Oct 21 mini trees, holiday books Nov 11 wreathes, large trees, lights, new gifts Nov 18 unique ornaments galore Nov 24 holiday sparkle jewellery Nov 25 stockings, hats, tree stands, tins, gift boxes Hospice Cottage Charity Shoppe ~ 1521 56th Street, Tsawwassen

Lucas is thrilled to announce the long awaited arrival of his sibling Cohen Milne Siba on September 19, 2018. Joining him in celebrating his birth are parents Cheryl and Dave along with grandparents Cliff and Jenny Milne of Powell River and Tom and Kathleen Siba of Tsawwassen. Extended family members are also happy to welcome this addition to the family.

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Community Coming Events CLUBS AND GROUPS South Delta Newcomers Club welcomes Joni Wright and Debbi McKenzie to its Thursday, Nov. 15 meeting to talk about how the Little House Society addresses substance use disorder issues for individuals, families, youth, senior, small businesses, large employers and the community at large. Meeting starts at 7:15 p.m. at the Kiwanis Longhouse, 1710-56th St., Tsawwassen. Delta Model Railway Club will meet in its new location (1249-56th St. in the Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall) on Friday, Nov. 16 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. All are welcome, HO and N scale model trains. Please enter from the breezeway between Thrifty Foods and the mall. Visit www. DeltaModelRailwayClub. com for more information. AmbassadorsTsawwassen Mills Toastmasters Club meets every second, third and fourth Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 13. Come for a fun, lively evening and listen to three amazing speeches. Club meets at the Tsawwassen Mills Training Room (enter at Entrance 4, turn left past Old Navy and it’s located on the left between Yogibo and Karma Athletics. Ambassadors always welcomes guests. For more information, contact Dawn at dmcfitz@ me.com. The Canadian Federation of University Women South Delta meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Benediction Lutheran Church, 5575-6th Ave., Tsawwassen, at 7:15 p.m. With monthly guest speakers and interest groups, the club is dedicated to the promotion of education and improvement of the status of women. New members are always welcome. Call Cheryl 604-943-4634 or Paula 778-434-2227. South Delta Garden Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the 3rd Tuesday of most months at Ladner Christian Reformed Church, 4594 - 54 A St. Meetings include a guest speaker. Other activities are day tours, workshops, community events. Join us Nov. 20 when Nancy Moore talks about creating year-round

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SENIORS Const. Leisa Schaefer of the Delta police will be talking to seniors at Ladner Pioneer Library on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. to share important information to prevent common frauds and scams. Light refreshments will be served. There will be a flu clinic from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 9 at KinVillage Community Centre in Tsawwassen. Bring your Care Card and photo ID. A Modelers Club meets at McKee Seniors Recreation Centre Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Members build models of all scales, discuss the hobby, and share tips and secrets. Members must have a current McKee membership. McKee Seniors Recreation Centre is hosting a special holiday luncheon on Friday, Nov. 30 from noon to 2 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Liz & Steve. Tickets on sale Nov. 5. Members are $14; non-members are $16.

FUNDRAISERS Open Space Yoga, 4880 Delta St., Ladner, is hosting Shopping Day for Hospice on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. featuring local artisans, jewelry makers and food vendors. Twenty per cent of sales go to the Delta Hospice Society, with the exception of Potters for Hospice and Central Avenue Publishing, which are donating 100 per cent of their sales. Hospice Cottage Charity Shoppe, 1521-56th St., Tsawwassen, offers a great selection of small Christmas trees, books, decorations, holiday outfits and ugly Christmas sweaters. Also a great selection of snow wear for men, women and children.

SPECIAL EVENTS Creative Treasures Christmas Craft Fair will run from Wednesday, Nov. 7 to Saturday, Nov. 10 at the East Delta Hall. Fair is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8. Thirty crafters will provide

a selection of crafts for Christmas decorating and gift giving. Baha’i Faith of Delta invites the public to a celebration of the Birth of The Bab and Baha’u’llah, the founders of the Baha’i Faith, on Saturday. Nov. 10. We will be meeting at Kirkland House, 4140 Arthur Dr. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., program from 2 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. No admission fee but please RSVP to deltabahais@gmail.com. The Centre for Supportive Care invites you to a talk on Anticipating the Holidays and Other Special Occasions While Grieving: Practical Ideas and Rituals to Help Navigate Birthdays, Holidays and Other Special Celebrations. Presentation is on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7 to 9 p.m., at 4631 Clarence Taylor Cres., Ladner. For more information and preregistration call 604-9480660 or email debra@deltahospice.org. Dave Stevens and Diane Reid Stevens launch their third alphabet book, Eccentric Earthlings A-Z, at the Ladner Pioneer Library on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Their latest book shows an array of intriguing land creatures. Their first book, Weirdly Wonderful A-Z, presents water creatures and Amazing Airborne A-Z describes and illustrates flying creatures. All the books combine cartoon illustrations with facts and realistic drawings. KinVillage Gigantic Garage Sale (indoors) will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor tables available for $10 each. Call 604-943-0225 or drop in to reception weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bev Rafuse will have two tables selling children’s sweaters, hats and other knitted goods with all revenue going to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The 17th annual Light of Remembrance service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at Cedar Park Church in Ladner. All are welcome to attend and honour the loss of a loved one. It will be an evening of candlelight, music and reflection. For more info contact Delta Funeral Home at 604-9466040. Port Guichon Elementary Winter Market will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Knitting, clothing, honey, crafts, books,

cosmetics, jewelry, family photos, kids crafts, bake sale and many other things. Table rentals still available. Contact alisasayce@hotmail.com for more information. Ladner United Church hosts a Christmas Village Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, baking, collectibles and a huge silent auction with fantastic baskets. Listen to the church’s choristers and enjoy a tasty lunch.

ARTS Three local professional female singers will be performing The Merry Little Christmas Show on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at Light House Church, 5545 Ladner Trunk Rd. Christine Magee, Charmaine Levan and Nicole Grazier will share beautiful, meaningful Christmas music with the audience. The Coming Events column is published every Thursday as a community service. If you have a non-profit event, e-mail (events@delta-optimist. com), mail or drop off the details to the Optimist by 3 p.m. Monday. Submissions are subject to space limitations.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Western AAA Conference GP W L Pts Van College 7 7 0 14 Mt. Doug 7 5 2 10 Notre Dame 7 5 2 10 New West 7 4 3 8 South Delta 7 4 3 8 Carson Graham 7 2 5 4 Handsworth 7 0 7 0 Eastern AAA Conference Tweedsmuir 7 7 0 STM 7 6 1 Terry Fox 7 5 2 Mission 7 4 3 Abbotsford 7 3 4 Kelowna 6 1 5 Mt. Boucherie 6 1 5 Centennial 7 0 7

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Wild Card Playoff Matchups South Delta vs Mission Nanaimo vs St. Thomas More Kelowna vs Mt. Doug WJ Mouat vs Notre Dame Abbotsford vs New West Carson Graham vs Terry Fox PACIFIC JUNIOR HOCKEY Overall Standings W L T OTL Pts North Van 16 4 0 0 32 Richmond 13 4 1 1 28 Delta 12 5 1 1 26 Langley 11 5 0 1 23 Abbotsford 11 7 0 1 23 Aldergrove 10 11 0 0 20 Grandview 9 9 0 0 18 Port Moody 9 9 0 0 18 R. Meadows 8 8 0 2 18 White Rock 6 10 0 1 13 Mission 5 10 0 3 13 Surrey 0 17 0 0 0

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Pacific Standard Time. Height in feet FRIDAY, NOV. 9 12:56 am 3.0 8:11 am 14.1 1:32 pm 10.2 6:27 pm 13.1 SATURDAY, NOV. 10 1:32 am 3.0 8:59 am 14.4 2:23 pm 10.5 6:56 pm 12.5 SUNDAY, NOV. 11 2:09 am 3.3 9:48 am 14.1 3:22 pm 10.8 7:25 pm 12.1 MONDAY, NOV. 12 2:46 am 3.6 10:38 am 14.1 7:54 pm 11.5 These predictions are supplements to and not replacements for the Canadian Tide and Current Tables, which include the only authorized tidal predictions for Canada and are provided by Canadian Hydrographic Service.

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UBC women’s softball coach Gord Collings has welcomed three South Delta girls to his program for the 2019-20 season (from left) Hanna Hansen, Olivia Malesku and Megan Hendrickson. All three are members of the powerhouse 2001 Delta Heat.

Heat standouts headed to UBC

Megan Hendrickson, Hanna Hansen & Olivia Malesku part of 2019 recruiting class MARK BOOTH

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For Tsawwassen resident and UBC women’s softball coach Gord Collings it just might be his most convenient recruiting class ever. When it came time to fill five future roster spots with 2019 high school graduates, Collings looked no further than one of the most accomplished teams ever to come out of the Delta Fastpitch rep program. The 2001 Delta Heat won the U16 Canadian championship in 2017 and earned bronze this past summer in its first of three attempts at the U19 level. Now four players have officially committed to continuing their careers with the Thunderbirds — Megan Hendrickson, Hanna Hansen, Olivia Malesku and Emily Horne. “They are very special. Probably one of the top three teams ever,” said Collings who enjoyed plenty of success with the Heat organi-

zation himself before taking his coaching career to the university level. “They have a skill set that fits perfectly for us. They are also character athletes and those are the kind of athletes we want at UBC. The big plus is the academics and they are very good academic students as well. They have the complete package.” Malesku, Hansen and Hendrickson have been teammates in South Delta since their Super Mite days back at the U10 level. UBC has been the desired destination of Hansen and Malesku for some time. “For me, I always wanted to stay in Canada,” said Hansen, who plays mostly center field for the Heat. “It was about staying close to home, getting a really good education and playing the sport I love.” “It was mainly because of the academics,” added Malesku, the team’s starting catcher. “That’s what really interested me and I

really like Gord too. He is a great coach and I wanted to try and help my own local university out.” UBC is a change in paths for Hendrickson. Her father Scott took his football career to the University of Minnesota before playing in the CFL. Hendrickson was heading south too before de-committing to Central Washington last summer. “As I kid I always wanted to be like him and play in the States,” said Hendrickson who was the winning pitcher in the 2017 nationals’ gold medal game. “But it’s definitely the right choice to go to UBC. They really focus on education and softball which is the perfect equal for me.” Making the girls’ decision easier too is the Thunderbirds get a steady diet of U.S. opponents playing at the NAIA level. So it’s a taste of U.S. college sports while attending one of the top academic schools in the country. “We have been building the

program and it’s a case of having them seeing it is a credible option playing NAIA,” continued Collings. “They had the opportunity to come watch us play and they see it is very competitive. It’s not just a matter of continuing their careers but also doing it in a competitive setting.” The local trio also happen to be multi-sport athletes. Hendrickson is a key member of the South Delta Sun Devils volleyball team that is trying to lock down another provincial berth. Malesku and Hansen have significant roles with the Delta Pacers basketball team that has enjoyed a very competitive run since Grade 8. Hansen also plays volleyball. “I find the players that are most successful are the ones that are multi-dimensional,” added Collings. “They have had the opportunity to participate in different sports and get a different perspective too. It allows them to get a better feel for team sports.” We will

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Ladner’s Aaron Lattimer showcased his rowing talents indoors last week setting a new world record in a 6000 meter ergometer test (19-29, lightweight category) with a time of 19:16.0. Concept 2 will soon confirm his record time eclipses the previous of 19:21.80 set by Lucas Schäfer of Germany in 2017. The 22-year-old pulled off the record breaking time during the Rowing Canada Aviron ergometer test at the dome at Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence in Victoria. “Aaron is training in a competitive environment that is producing improvement in everyone,” said Canadian head coach, Dick Tonks. “He is improving physically and the evidence is shown in his erg records from last season, and in this week’s session but also in his oarsmanship shown at the 2018 World Championships.” Lattimer placed fourth at the Worlds in Bulgaria back in September – a noteworthy performance leap from his 14th

place position at the 2017 World Championships in Florida. He also finished fourth at the 2017 Under 23 World Championships and 11that the 2017 World Cup III in Lucerne. “The world record is always on your mind,” explained Lattimer. “I woke up that morning in good shape despite an already tough start to the week. There is good motivation within the group so after the first 1000m I felt good and said I’m going to go for it! With about 2km left, I knew I had it – it was just a matter of how low (in time) I could possibly go.” Lattimer will return to the water for next week’s National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup in Burnaby, starting on Thursday. His older brother Maxwell is also a member of the national rowing team and competed for Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The siblings came through the Vancouver College rowing program before taking their promising careers to UBC.

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Ladner’s Aaron Lattimer set a new world record on the ergometer, covering 6,000 metres in 19 minutes and 16 seconds during a national team indoor training session in Victoria.

Golden run for Bonikowsky at cross-country provincials MARK BOOTH

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South Delta Sun Devils closed out the cross-country season in style with more exceptional performances at the B.C. Secondary School Championships in Nanaimo on Saturday. Junior girls standout Madelyn Bonikowsky completed a wonderful three-week stretch by capturing gold by 18 seconds over her nearest rival — Comox’s Iris Tinmouth from Mark R. Isfeld — in a winning time of 15:30 on the 4.2 km course. The race featured 238 entires. A week earlier, Bonikowsky won the B.C. Athletics Championships Midget Girls title over 3 km and started the winning streak by taking first place in the Fraser Valley Championships in Aldergrove. It was also a hat trick of podium finishes for Jonathan Hofer. He captured silver in Nanaimo after falling just short in a dramatic photo finish to Matti

Provincial junior girls champion Madelyn Bonikowsky (second from left) with SDSS Grade 8 runners Gemma Dumas, Leilani Jones and Laura Lamyin. Erickson from LV Rogers in Nelson. Both were clocked at 13:42 over the 4.2 km trek. Hofer had won bronze at the B.C. Athletics Championships in the 5km

men’s youth race and gold at the Valleys. Nearly joining Hofer on the junior boys’ podium in Nanaimo was Jacob Bonikowsky. Madelyn’s twin brother was

fourth among 277 competitors, just two seconds behind bronze medalist Gage Zanette of John Barsby with a time of 14:09. The future looks bright for the SDSS program. Madeyln was joined in the junior girls’ race by Grade 8 runners Gemma Dumas, Leilani Jones and Laura Lamyin. Dumas finished 69th in a time of 18:14. The junior boys’ race also featured a pair of SDSS Grade 8 runners — Oliver Buchanan and Aidan Turner. Grade 10 Alex Lamyin was 120th with a time of 16:28. Meanwhile, Ladner’s Josh Woolgar captured the senior boys race — pulling away from Mt. Doug’s Liam Dwyer in the homestretch for a five-second victory among the whopping 262 participants. The Richmond Christian Grade 12 student covered the 6.2 km course in 20:32. Woolgar becomes the first Richmond student to win at the cross-country provincials in 18 years.

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Kenny Scott and the South Delta Rams are headed to the VMFL 9-Man Junior Bantam championship game after rolling past the Richmond Raiders.

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South Delta Rams are headed to the Vancouver Mainland Football League’s 9-Man Junior Bantam championship game this weekend looking to avenge their only loss of the season. The Rams will be in Vancouver to take on the Westside Warriors in a showdown of league heavyweights. The Warriors earned home field advantage thanks to a perfect run in regular season play that included a 30-16 win over South Delta back on Sept. 30.

It was the Rams’ only defeat en route to an 8-1 record. They clinched a berth in the final by rolling to a 55-0 semi-final win over the Richmond Raiders last Sunday at Dennison Park. Meanwhile the Pee Wee Rams (3-5) continue their season with a trip to McLeod Athletic Park on Sunday to take on the Langley Cowboys. It is then off to Vancouver Nov. 18 to tackle Westside.

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Goals galore in Devils run to Valley title

The South Delta Sun Devils are Fraser Valley senior girls field hockey champions for the 18th time in 23 years. However, it’s how they took care of business that was even more impressive. The Sun Devils rolled to three convincing victories, capped by a 4-0 win over Port Moody’s Heritage Woods last Wednesday’s championship game. That came on the heels of dominating performances over Charles Best and Gleneagle, giving SDSS momentum heading into the provincial “AAA” championships in a couple of weeks. “We are riding a bit of a wave. The girls are playing very well together and they are very exciting to watch,” said longtime head coach Neil McLennan. “We seem to have struck a good balance at the moment as we are attacking well but have not lost our defensive structure either.” It was a huge Valley tournament for Amy Williams who finished with seven goals over the three

South Delta Sun Devils will take momentum to next week’s B.C. “AAA” Championships in Surrey after winning their 18th Fraser Valley title in 23 years. The Sun Devils defeated Heritage Park 4-0 in the final. games. “That’s something new for SDSS,” continued McLennan who has watched his team struggle to score in most years. “Some of her scores were of high quality. She had a remarkable couple of days.”

The Sun Devils’ sudden goal scoring prowess was evident in the opening win over Gleneagle as they were constantly rewarded for excellent ball movement and teamwork. The impressive play continued in the semi-

finals against Charles Best, resulting in a 3-0 win. McLennan thought Heritage Woods might provide an interesting test in the championship game but instead watched his team roll again. Setting the stage for the

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104-4885 53 STREET, LADNER

$499,900

$519,900

nOrtHGate OFFICe SpaCeS W G NE TIN S I L

• Chfabil lociaiof • eisy Highwiy ifd Fhbby icchss • Cofcbhah b`ildifg • Mif`ahs ao ill imhfiaihs

BranD neW In tHe Heart OF tHe VILLaGe W G NE TIN S I L

1777 56 Street, tSaWWaSSen unIt 202, 1088 SQ Ft, $505,000 unIt 302, 1096 SQ Ft, $525,000

1-4755 51 Street, LaDner

$659,900

LOVeLY DetaCHeD tOWnHOMe • 1498 sq fa homh wiah libgh yibd • 5 bhdbooms, 2 biahbooms • rhchfaly `cdiahd floobifg ifd ciifa • Q`iha comclhx yha chfabilly lociahd 4993 57 Street, LaDner

$689,900

tSaWWaSSen SprInGS SuB-pentHOuSe

• 1177 sq fa cofdo wiah 1 cibkifg saill • 2 bhdbooms, 2 biahbooms • L`x`bio`s fifishifgs ahbo`gho`a • Sahcs ao Lidfhb Villigh ifd shocs

upDateD rIVer WeSt 2 BDrM W G NE TIN LIS

• 1242 sq fa cofdo wiah ovhbsizhd s`fdhck • 2 bhdbooms, 2 biahboom • Bhi`aif`lly `cdiahd ahbo`gho`a • Q`iha lociaiof ovhblookifg co`bayibd 204-4733 W rIVer rOaD, LaDner

$699,900

tSaWWaSSen SprInGS pentHOuSe

• 991 sq fa cofdo wiah libgh saobigh scich • 2 bhdbooms, 2 biahbooms • L`x`bio`s iccoifamhfas ahbo`gho`a • Sa`ffifg nobahshobh Maf ifd golf co`bsh vihws

• 1010 sq fa cofdo wiah 15’ chilifgs • 2 bhdbooms, 2 biahbooms • High-hfd fifishifgs ahbo`gho`a • So`ah hxcos`bh wiah ochif & golf co`bsh vihws

510-5011 SprInGS BOuLeVarD, tSaWWaSSen

614-5011 SprInGS BOuLeVarD, tSaWWaSSen

$739,900

ManOr GarDenS tOWnHOMe

$749,900

DeSIraBLe pOrt GuICHOn LOCatIOn

• 1778 sq fa aowfhomh wiah 2 cib gibigh • 4 bhdbooms, 3 biahbooms • Bhi`aif`lly fifishhd ahbo`gho`a • Mifs ao shocs, bhsai`bifas, ifd mobh

• 1522 sq fa homh of 7131 sq fa loa • 5 bhdbooms, 2 biahbooms • S`ffy, fhfchd So`ah ficifg yibd • Closh ao Lidfhb Villigh

5-4766 55B Street, LaDner

4520 SaVOY Street, LaDner

$848,800 #1 TEAM IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 2017* 2016*

$851,888

#1 2 RE/MAX® TEAM IN WESTERN CANADA 2016** 2017**

® *Based on sales total REBGV sales 2017. **Based oncommercial total residential commissions in 2017 all RE/MAX associatesininCanada Canada. *Based on total REBGV MLS 2016. **For total residential and transactions combined of all for RE/MAX sales associates for 2016.


November 8, 2018 The Delta Optimist A43

LArGe 2 BedrOOM AT “sAHALee” • 1741 ^q ft co_bg_ ubft wfth 2 pa_dfbg

• 2200 ^q ft homg ob 10,121 ^q ft lot

^tall^ • 2 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • La_gg, opgb lfvfbg a_ga abi 2 igcd^

• 3 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • suftg potgbtfal ob lowg_ lgvgl

• Wald to ^hop^, _g^tau_abt^, abi mo_g 201-1330 HUnTer rOAd, TsAWWAssen

$948,000

UPDATED FAMILY RANCHER W G NE TIN S I L

• 1498 ^q ft homg ob 6599 ^q ft lot • 3 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • ngwg_ dftchgb, bath_oom^, floo_fbg, abi mo_g • Fgbcgi bacdha_i plu^ 2 la_gg ^ubigcd^ 4918 55B sTreeT, LAdner

$949,900

BeACH GrOVe 2 LeVeL HOMe

• Qufgt ^t_ggt hgt clo^g to ^hop^ abi amgbftfg^ 1473 54 sTreeT, TsAWWAssen

$948,000 LOVELY RANCHER

• 1592 ^q ft homg ob 7050 ^q ft lot • 3 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • Lovfbglh mafbtafbgi • Clo^g to ^hop^, ^chool^, abi mo_g

5495 CAndLeWyCk Wynd, TsAWWAssen

$959,000

BEAUTIFUL NEWER HOME

• 2595 ^q ft homg ob 7786 ^q ft lot • 5 bgi_oom^, 3 bath_oom^ • Lowg_ lgvgl wfth aiiftfob abi mo_tgagg hglpg_ • Qufgt, famflh f_fgbilh bgfghbou_hooi

• 1720 ^q ft homg ob 3813 ^q ft lot • 3 bgi_oom^, 3 bath_oom^ • Ma^tg_ ob mafb, ioublg ^figi fi_gplacg • Pggdaboo ocgab vfgw^

1680 58 STREET, TSAWWASSEN

1891 SWAN ROAD, TSAWWASSEN

$979,900

BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED FAMILY HOME

$998,900

SOUGHT AFTER VICTORY SOUTH

• 2063 ^q ft homg ob 4894 ^q ft lot • 4 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • Upiatgi dftchgb^, floo_fbg, abi bgi_oom^ • Opgb cobcgpt ob both lgvgl^

• 2143 ^q ft homg ob 7816 ^q ft lot • 4 bgi_oom^, 3 bath_oom^ • extgb^fvglh _gbovatgi homg & opgb lfvfbg a_ga • Locatgi ob a cul-ig-^ac fb famflh f_fgbilh a_ga

5680 GROVE AVENUE, LADNER

5314 AsPen WAy, LAdner

$999,980

LOVELY UPDATED FAMILY HOME

$1,038,800

UPDATED FAMILY HOME ON LARGE LOT

• 1900 ^q ft homg ob 4967 ^q ft lot • 3 bgi_oom^, 3 bath_oom^ • Qualfth fibf^hfbg^ th_oughout • Qufgt locatfob hgt clo^g to gvg_hthfbg

• 2320 ^q ft homg ob 9687 ^q ft lot • 4 bgi_oom^, 2 bath_oom^ • ngwg_ dftchgb wfth ss & whftg cabfbgt^ • Mfb^ to Laibg_ Vfllagg & all amgbftfg^

5159 HERON BAY CLOSE, LADNER

4251 ArTHUr driVe, LAdner

$1,038,800

DESIRABLE WHITWORTH CRESCENT

$1,048,000

PriVATe CUL-de-sAC LOCATiOn

• 2762 ^q ft homg ob 8967 ^q ft lot • 5 bgi_oom^, 3 bath_oom^ • Fubctfobal lahout wfth _gbovatgi dftchgb • Qufgt a_ga hgt clo^g to ^hop^, ^chool^, abi mo_g

• 2,190 ^q ft homg ob a 8,008 ^q ft lot • 3 Bgi_oom^, 2 Bath_oom^ • Opgb at_fum a_ga wfth lot^ of batu_al lfght • Clo^g to ^chool^, ^hoppfbg, abi mo_g

5153 n WHiTWOrTH CresCenT, LAdner

514 erin PLACe, TsAWWAssen

$1,128,800 #8 RE/MAX® TEAM IN CANADA 2017**

LOVELY HOME ON LARGE LOT

$1,138,000

#23 RE/MAX® TEAM WORLDWIDE 2017***

*** Based on total residential and commercial commissions combined in 2017 for all RE/MAX associates worldwide (over 100,000 agents). As recognized by the RE/MAX INTERNATIONAL achievement award given to Fraser and/or Fraser and his team for 2017.


A44 The Delta Optimist November 8, 2018

CENTRAllY lOCATED FAMilY HOME

RE/MAX® Progroup Realty 5360 12th Ave, Delta, BC V4M 2B3

UPDATED BOUNDARY BAY RANCHER

• 2117 sq ft home on 9483 sq ft eot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • large, rectanguear eot • Ceose to schooes, shops, and more

• 1479 sq ft home on 7523 sq ft eot • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Updated ^_tchen, floor_ng, and bathrooms • Sunny bac^yard and doubee `_de garage

928 51A STREET, TSAwwASSEN

286 66A STREET, TSAWWASSEN

$1,148,800

$1,149,900

PEBBlE Hill FAMilY HOME W G NE TIN S I L

UPDATED EXECUTivE HOME ON lARGE lOT

• 1976 sq ft home on 7275 sq ft eot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Ne`er `_ndo`s, furnace, hot `ater tan^, & appe_ances • Enterta_ner’s bac^yard `_th coaered dec^ & hot tub

• 2657 sq ft home on 12,648 sq ft eot • 3 bedrooms (den coued be 4th), 3 bathrooms • Ne`er roof, `_ndo`s, and tan^eess hot `ater tan^ • Outdoor space for enterta_n_ng peus detached `or^shop

5490 4A AvENUE, TSAwwASSEN

4716 STAHAkEN PlACE, TSAwwASSEN

$1,158,800

$1,198,800

ROOFTOP DECk wiTH viEwS W G NE TIN S I L

BEAUTiFUllY RENOvATED HOME

• 2796 sq ft home on 7793 sq ft eot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Beaut_fue master `_th ensu_te & `ae^-_n ceoset • Fantast_c outdoor areas for enterta_n_ng

• 2334 sq ft home on 5340 sq ft eot • Compeeteey renoaated _ns_de and out • Enterta_ner’s dream outdoor e_a_ng area • Ceose to shops, restaurants, and more

474 TRAlEE CRESCENT, TSAwwASSEN

4949 liNDEN DRivE, lADNER

$1,249,998

$1,198,800

CENTENNiAl TiDES HOME N PR EW IC E

• 1975 sq ft home on 4973 sq ft eot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • immacueateey ma_nta_ned home • Steps to the beach

527 SEASHEll DRivE, TSAwwASSEN

$1,279,000

lOvElY CliFF DRivE FAMilY HOME

BEAUTiFUllY RENOvATED EXECUTivE HOME W G NE TIN S I L

• 3087 sq ft home on 8546 sq ft eot • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Open floor pean `_th h_gh-end gourmet ^_tchen • Oaereoo^_ng the goef course `_th stunn_ng mounta_n a_e`s 1265 PACiFiC DRivE, TSAwwASSEN

$1,288,800

STUNNiNG RENOvATED HOME

• 1773 sq ft home on 8482 sq ft eot • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • S_ngee carport peus open par^_ng • Ceose to schooes, par^s, and more

• 2768 sq ft home on 9020 sq ft eot • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Open concept e_a_ng `_th gourmet ^_tchen • Enterta_ner’s dream outdoor area `_th _n-ground pooe

5153 CliFF DRivE, TSAwwASSEN

20 GEORGiA wYND, TSAwwASSEN

$1,298,800

FOREST BY THE BAY RANCHER

$1,299,900 HAlF ACRE lOT

• 2676 sq ft home on 8668 sq ft eot • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Mass_ae unfin_shed basement • Huge corner eot

• 1698 sq ft home on nearey 1/2 an acre • 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom • Bu_ed your dream home or hoed to deaeeop • industr_ae i1 zon_ng

5691 GOlDENROD CRESCENT, TSAwwASSEN

5000 64 STREET, lADNER

$1,348,800 #1 TEAM IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 2017* 2016*

$1,358,800

#1 2 RE/MAX® TEAM IN WESTERN CANADA 2016** 2017**

® *Based on sales total REBGV sales 2017. **Based oncommercial total residential commissions in 2017 all RE/MAX associatesininCanada Canada. *Based on total REBGV MLS 2016. **For total residential and transactions combined of all for RE/MAX sales associates for 2016.


November 8, 2018 The Delta Optimist A45

STUNNING MID CENTURY INSPIRED HOME W G NE TIN S LI

INVESTOR ALERT

• 3600 sq ft home on 9720 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Updated throughout incl gourmet kitchen • High beamed ceilings & panoramic windows

• 2160 sq ft home on 11,431 sq ft lot • 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • 2 lot subdivision • Hold now and build later

1000 ENGLISH BLUFF ROAD, TSAWWASSEN

278 56 STREET, TSAWWASSEN

$1,398,800

$1,399,900

PRIME WATERFRONT LOCATION

BOUNDARY BAY FAMILY HOME

• 6210 sq ft lot that doesn’t require a water lease • 33’ concrete dock ready for floathome or boat • RV parking with hook-ups • 2 custom 100’ sheds

• 2700 sq ft home on 5512 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Bright and open living area • Stunning views and steps to the beach

4495 W RIVER ROAD, LADNER

383 67A STREET, TSAWWASSEN

$1,475,000

$1,599,900

BOUNDARY BAY HOME ON HUGE LOT

HUGE LOT IN THE VILLAGE

• 2008 sq ft home on 10,388 sq ft lot • Potentially sub-dividable lot • Steps to the beach & close to all amenities

• 2618 sq ft home on 20,632 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Mid-century design with updates throughout • Private, park-like setting perfect for entertaining

6704 1A AVENUE, TSAWWASSEN

847 PACIFIC DRIVE, TSAWWASSEN

$1,649,000

WATERFRONT HOME WITH STUNNING VIEWS

$1,998,800

2009-BUILT LUXURY RESIDENCE WITH STUNNING OCEAN VIEWS!

• 2506 sq ft home on 8182 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms • Ultra high-end appointments • Open concept with floor to ceiling windows

• 3219 sq ft home on 7393 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms • High quality craftsmanship throughout • Stunning ocean views with decks all levels

862 TSAWWASSEN BEACH RD, TSAWWASSEN

140 GRAHAM DRIVE, TSAWWASSEN

$2,538,800

$2,598,800

CUSTOM BUILT WATERFRONT HOME • 3342 sq ft home on 20,849 sq ft lot • 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms • Architecturally designed open design • Stunning ocean views from nearly every room

BEACH GROVE WITH WATER VIEWS W G NE TIN S I L

38 TSAWWASSEN BEACH ROAD, TSAWWASSEN

1210 BEACH GROVE ROAD, TSAWWASSEN

$2,758,800

$2,888,000

9.5 ACRES ON PRESTIGIOUS ARTHUR DRIVE • 1922 sq ft home on 9.5 acres • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Separate guest home • Multiple barns and workshop

3749 ARTHUR DRIVE, LADNER

$3,388,800 #8 RE/MAX® TEAM IN CANADA 2017**

• 3830 sq ft home on 6008 sq ft lot • 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms • Completely renovated with high-end finishings • Open kitchen design and a guest suite on main

23 ACRE PARCEL NEAR INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR W G NE TIN S I L

• 23 acres with 3 livable homes • Adjacent to Delta Port Highway • Close to new industrial park • Currently operating as an equestrian centre 2990 57B STREET, LADNER

$11,500,000

#23 RE/MAX® TEAM WORLDWIDE 2017***

*** Based on total residential and commercial commissions combined in 2017 for all RE/MAX associates worldwide (over 100,000 agents). As recognized by the RE/MAX INTERNATIONAL achievement award given to Fraser and/or Fraser and his team for 2017.


A46 The Delta Optimist November 8, 2018

2017: TOP 10% OF GREATER VANCOUVER REALTORS ®

TrishandTeri .ca • SELLING SOUTH DELTA FOR OVER 30 YEARS •

STEPS TO BEACH 62 66 STREET $1,449,000

GATED COMMUNITY 115-6505 3 AVE $1,390,000 NEW LISTING 267 66 STREET $1,349,000

BOUNDARY BAY. Stylishly renovated 3 bedroom home on a mature landscaped private lot in a cul de sac across from green space. Steps to the warmest swimming beach on the Coast. Just move in & enjoy the Lifestyle!

Water View - 3 Bdrm Rancher w/large Patio, located on one of the best South Facing Waterfront locations within Monterra. This luxury townhome is part of one of Metro Vancouver’s lowest density developments.

Terrific family home in the heart of Boundary Bay w/sunny west back yard w/dual access to 65B (easy gate access to store your boat or trailer). Outdoor space off family room & kitchen w/newer large patio deck.

SOUTH PRIVATE GARDENS 308-6505 3 AVE $1,348,000 Monterra executive rancher in a perfect location on a south exposed larger private back garden/patio backing onto quiet residential. Open concept plan featuring 9 ft. ceilings, w/updated kitchen and bathrooms.

WEST FACING LOT 411 KERRY DRIVE $1,998,000 GOLF COURSE VIEW 1183 JACKSON WAY $3,200,000 OCEAN VIEW 219 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE $1,225,000 SAHALEE 304-1330 HUNTER ROAD $694,500 On top of Tsawwassen with a panoramic view of the ocean and North shore mountains! The most affordable view property offering over 2500 sq.ft. of architectural detail with a master on the main.

1,480 SQFT RANCHER IN THE SKY! One of the most sought after addresses. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac just steps to the town centre, transportation, beaches and overlooking a passive park.

POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT 4664 51 ST $1,788,000 3 BEDROOMS 105-5421 10 AVENUE $649,000

3 BEDROOMS 28-4953 57 STREET $599,000

20,441 SQFT LOT 798 GLENWOOD PL $1,899,000

Builders and investors alert! Prime lot in future redevelopment area of central Ladner - community plan encourages higher density. This square 8,610 sqft lot is directly across from the library & Kinsman Park.

Best unit in the Sundial! Duplex style 3 bedroom on the outside of the complex with private south west exposure. Lots of updates include kitchen and appliances, main bath w/extra deep soaker tub, & flooring.

Completely renovated 3 bedroom duplex style town home with private walk out enclosed patio and garden backing onto green space. Situated in the heart of West Ladner within walking distance of shops.

Mega size flat lot! 20,441 sq.ft. off English Bluff Rd. in prime culde-sac location. Potential for redevelopment in future, however this custom built home situated on a park like garden location.

SOLD-LADNER

SOLD-TSAWWASSEN

PEBBLE HILL - custom built executive home on QUIET street & private west exposed lot backing onto park! Great room floor plan w/stunning kitchen featuring island & 15’ bar opening to dining area & family room.

Custom designed and built by these, the original owners, this 5282 sq.ft. 4 bedroom and den executive home is situated on 14,112 sq.ft. flat lot overlooking the fairways of Beach Grove Golf Cub.

SOLD-TSAWWASSEN

HEART OF LADNER 7-4887 CENTRAL AVE $725,000 NEW LISTING 4768 48B STREET $949,500

NEW LISTING 111-1120 TSATSU SHORES $899,000 BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED 1155 BAYVIEW DR $999,000

Fabulous West Ladner location close to everything. Beautiful 3 bedroom town home with gorgeous great room area and games room on main floor and 3 good size bedrooms up.

3 BDRM WATERFRONT! 1,349 sqft apartment w/an infinity deck overlooking the ocean. Open concept plan offers maple kitchen overlooking great room & out to deck & a master w/sliding doors to the deck as well. A Great lifestyle that’s hard to find.

One of a kind townhome offering the only unit in the complex with a double side by side plus workshop garage. This is the largest home on the corner with extra windows and an oversized walk out deck.

Beautifully updated 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom 2308 sqft. family home situated on a beautiful rectangular 9558 sqft. private west facing lot w/perennials and fruiting trees. Walking distance to schools & shops.

EXPERIENCE MATTERS Trish Murphy 604.312.7621 Sold@TrishaMurphy.ca

604.897.2010 Teri Steele Sold@TeriSteele.com

Sutton Group - Seafair Realty: 1625 56th Street, Tsawwassen, BC MASTERS AWARD

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November 8, 2018 The Delta Optimist A47

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OCEAN PARK COTTAGE ON 4,950 SQ.FT. LOT

UPDATED TOWNHOME

6114 49B AVENUE, LADNER

1436 129B STREET, SURREY

#23 4695 53 STREET, LADNER

5 BEDS I 6 BATHS I 2,970 SQ. FT

2 BEDS I 1 BATH I 900 SQ. FT

3 BEDS I 3 BATHS I 1,445 SQ. FT

OFFERED AT $1,598,000

OFFERED AT $1,049,999

OFFERED AT $749,999

NEW PRICE

BEACHGROVE GROVE RANCHER BEACH RANCHER 1366 CR,CR, TSAWWASSEN 1366COMPSTON COMPSTON TSAWWASSEN 2 BATHS | 1,629 SQ. FT | potential to build 3 BEDS I 2 BATHS I 1,629 SQ. FT with a VIEW | 9225 Sq.ft CORNER OFFERED AT $1,149,000 OFFERED AT $1,149,000

SOLD $939,000

SOUTH FACING FACING22BED BEDCONDO CONDO SOUTH BEDS |I22BATHS BATHS| I924 924SQ. SQ.FTFT 2 BEDS

3 BED RANCHER 6339 BRODIE ROAD, ROAD, LADNER LADNER 6339 BRODIE 3 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 1,823 SQ. FT.

STUNNING TWO LEVEL CONDO #103 1350 VIEW CR, TSAWWASSEN 2 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 1,714 SQ. FT.

UPDATED 3 LEVEL SPLIT 4631 56 STREET, LADNER 3 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 1,857 SQ. FT.

OFFERED AT $575,000 WATER VIEWS | OFFERED AT $575,000

OFFERED AT $939,000 $949,999

OFFERED AT $749,999

OFFERED AT $1,025,000 $995,000

#106 5518 55181414AVE, AVE,TSAWWASSEN TSAWWASSEN #106

SOLD

2 BED CONDO WITH GOLF COURSE VIEWS! 2 BEDS I 2 BATHS I 1,308 SQ. FT

SPACIOUS 2 BED TOWNHOME #9 14888 62 AVE, SURREY 2 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 1,435 SQ. FT.

OFFERED AT $619,000

OFFERED AT $569,999

#402 1350 VIEW CR, TSAWWASSEN

SOLD

SOLD

WEST LADNER RANCHER WEST LADNER RANCHER 5028 LINDEN DRIVE, LADNER 5028 LINDEN DRIVE, LADNER 2 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 1,780 SQ. FT. 2 BEDS | 2 BATHS | 1,780 SQ. FT. OFFERED AT $999,000 OFFERED AT $999,000 11,000 sq.ftl lot-BUILD a DREAM HOME

UPDATED END UNIT #20 11880 82 AVENUE, DELTA 2 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 1,658 SQ. FT. OFFERED AT $529,000

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3 BEDS I 2 BATHS I 1,511 SQ. FT

2 BEDS I 2 BATHS I 1,547 SQ. FT

OFFERED AT $929,999

OFFERED AT $845,000

OFFERED AT $1,020,000

1414 53A STREET, TSAWWASSEN

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*OPEN SUN 2:30 - 3:30* #16-4788 57th St., Ladner SPACIOUS 1,716 sq. ft. Beautifully renovated 4 bed + den, 3 bath townhome. Double garage. Newly landscaped yard with artificial turf. Newer roof and Paint. NEW LISTING $797,089

BOB Chancey

5809 Cove Link Rd., Ladner Executive home backing onto Cove Links golf course. Custom built 3200 sq. ft., 4 beds, 4 baths with open, airy design. Georgie Award nominated outdoor entertaining area. NEW PRICE $1,680,000

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A305-4811 53rd St., Ladner Desirable Ladner Pointe. Top Floor 1,202 sq. ft. Bright and spacious living room dining area, newer kitchen. Engineered laminate, 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms JUST LISTED $494,999

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4929 52a St., Ladner A terrific family home located in quiet Cul de sac. 2,400 sq. ft. 4 bedroom home. 10,200 sq. ft. lot with huge backyard. JUST LISTED $1,240,000

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5498 Grove Ave., Ladner Located on a 7,200 sq. ft. lot in one of Ladner’s most desirable areas, this 3 bed, 2 bath 1,716 sq. ft. RANCHER is move in ready! Updates include new paint and hot water on demand. South facing backyard NEW LISTING $868,000


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5272 Laburnum Park Place, Ladner Adult oriented neighbourhood. 3 bedroom, 2 bath rancher. Bright & spacious. Walking distance to shops. $899,900

892 50th St., Tsawwassen Lovingly cared for rancher on a 75’ x 135’ lot. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath 2,3,20 sq. ft. RANCHER. Beautifully landscaped backyard & separate private patio w/ hot tub. Solarium off huge kitchen & eating area. A detached rear building would be a great workshop. $1,248,000

BOB Chancey

Personal Real Estate Corporation

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#209-4811 53 St., Ladner Meticulous & beautiful 1201 sq. ft. 2 bdrm condo with a huge deck in desirable Ladner Pointe. $539,900

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10471 Sorrel Dr., Richmond Amazing opportunity to own this prime piece of real estate in WEST STEVESTON! This 3 bed, 2 bath 1,852 sq. ft. split level home has been beautifully kept and well maintained. Stunning bathroom renovations. West exposed backyard sits on a 7,020 sq. ft. Lot. $1,498,888

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11868 87th Ave., North Delta Great Opportunity! Located on a 7,474 sq. ft. lot this 4 bed, 3 bath 2,330 sq. ft. home has an updated kitchen including newer cupboards, countertops, appliances and flooring. Sun-drenched South Backyard. Loads of parking and storage. $929,000

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STAM, Marina August 1, 1936 - October 31, 2018 Marina Stam, born August 1, 1936 in Shanghai China, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband and 3 children and grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on November 10, 2018 at 12pm at the Ladner Funeral Home and a 2pm Church Service at St. David’s Anglican Church in Tsawwassen.

MCDONALD, Robert (Bob) John 1937 - 2018 Bob passed away peacefully at Nicola Lodge in Port Coquitlam in the early morning hours of October 29th. Survived by his wife and soul mate Lois of 30 years, his children Sue-Ellen of Campbell River, Kevin (Katie) of Tsawwassen, Rob (Leanne) of St. Albert, Alberta. Predeceased by their mother Margaret McDonald. He also leaves his grandchildren Joshua (Allie), Justin, Julia, Jane and Corey. Step-children David (Suzanne & Gen) Unger and Sharon Kerry of Victoria. Predeceased by his father O.J. McDonald, mother Ellen McDonald and his twin brother Harry J. McDonald.

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Lucas is thrilled to announce the long awaited arrival of his sibling Cohen Milne Siba on September 19, 2018. Joining him in GR\RHBMDNV C^Z H^BIC MBR FMBRNIZ UCRBW\ MNS EMLR M\YNV J^IC VBMNSFMBRNIZ U\^[ MNS KRNNW T^\NR Y] PYJR\\ River and Tom and Kathleen Siba of Tsawwassen. _XIRNSRS ]MO^\W OROHRBZ MBR M\ZY CMFFW IY JR\GYOR IC^Z MSS^DYN IY ICR ]MO^\WQ

TODD, Wendy Ruth September 28, 1942 - October 28, 2018 With great sadness we announce the passing of our dear friend Wendy Ruth Todd.

In November 1963 Wendy met Norman Todd and they were married one year later. Eventually they had 2 children. Norm predeceased his wife April 2001. Wendy was vibrant and very active and had a passion for life. She was known for her exquisite crochet designs and always being ready with a helping hand. She thrived, though, in her own way always keeping busy, never feeling sorry for herself, and always excited to see her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Wendy would drive to Prince George to see her family. She loved the wide open road and loved to get away especially to Maui. Throughout her battles with her cancer, Wendy never gave up her sense of humour. She was well loved and will be missed by her many friends.

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