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Canucks buzz spilling over Langley’s hospitality industry is making the most of the team’s deep playoff run GARY AHUJA Times Reporter
Local pubs and restaurants are reaping the benefits of the Vancouver Canucks postseason run as Canuck-mania skyrockets across the province. The Vancouver Canucks, who open play in the NHL’s Western Conference finals on Sunday — the furthest the team has made it since 1994 — are one series victory away from reaching the Stanley Cup finals. And fans of the hockey team are flocking to local establishments to catch the games. “Our business has definitely increased, especially on weekdays,” said Gurp Sahota, the owner of Baselines Pub in Langley City. “I would say (we are up) 50 per cent.” The pub has capacity for 236 patrons and seating for 188. And when the Canucks are playing, he estimates the establishment is at about 75 per cent capacity, with all of the tables occupied. A Canucks game on the TV also means that instead of the usual one bartender and one server who might be working on a Monday night, one bartender and three servers will be attending to patrons. Sahota also said that almost everyone in the place will be wearing some sort of Canucks gear. It is a similar story at the Langley Boston Pizza. “Game days have been quite good,” said general manager Don Haluska. “There is no doubt the Canucks have brought in more revenue.” One thing Haluska did notice was that the crowd was bigger for the Canucks’ first round playoff series victory over Chicago,
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Hostess Melissa Merk and the staff at the Langley Boston Pizza are ready for the NHL’s Western Conference finals which begin on Sunday. Bars and restaurants in Langley are seeing increased business during the Canucks playoff run. compared to their round two defeat of Nashville. “There was a definite change between round one and round two, both in excitement level and actually the number of bodies we see in the place,” he explained.
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Putting a single prolific offender in jail can apparently have a significant impact on crime rates in a community. At least, that’s one conclusion that can be drawn from a quarterly police report offered to Langley City council on Monday
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“(Against Chicago) you heard the ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ from the people.” Regardless of the drop off, both series still represented an improvement compared to an average weekday night with no hockey game.
night. RCMP Supt. Derek Cooke presented some startling figures in the police department’s dealings with career criminals in the two Langleys. Cooke opened his presentation by providing council with a list of statistics, outlining the incidents of various criminal activities in the two Langleys over the threemonth period from January to
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March. While commercial break and enters rose by 10 per cent (from 51 to 56) residential B&Es dropped, he said. But the most notable figures Cooke presented showed an 86 per cent rise in robberies and an 88 per cent drop in auto theft over the three months. Cooke made specific reference
to the May 5 high profile robbery of a jewelry store in Willowbrook Shopping Centre, in which a number of people were pepper sprayed, adding that seven people were in custody for that heist within an hour. He also told council that another person was recently
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The first of several 30” oil pipes is lifted from a truck which rolled over Thursday morning as the driver, southbound on 200 Street, turned left on to the eastbound ramp of Highway 1. The truck was also carrying a load of plywood. The driver suffered minor injuries. which occurred at around 10 a.m., Bruneau watched as a crane attached to another truck transferred the pipes and lumber from the disabled rig. The truck, belonging to Bruneau’s employer, Bill’s Trucking of Abbotsford, was then set
back on its wheels. Northbound traffic on 200 Street was prevented from turning east onto Highway 1 for several hours, but vehicles coming from the north were given a narrow access to the on-ramp.
Overtime boosts City salary costs Times Reporter
Greater than expected overtime charges pushed Langley City’s fire service costs $92,000 over budget in 2010. “It is a significant amount (of money), but we had an extraordinary year this past year,” said City chief administrative officer Francis Cheung. Cheung cited overtime pay, with two firefighters being out with “significant” WorkSafe-related injuries as being responsible for the majority of the overage. The death in January of firefighter Ron Dunkley also had an effect, Cheung said. Dunkley was hospitalized for two months in Seattle after being struck by a train on Nov. 6, while visiting the U.S. city for a football game. The shifts Dunkley would have worked during November and December, as well as those missed by the firefighters on Workers Compensation, were filled by co-workers earning overtime pay, Cheung explained. The City is currently recruiting two new firefighters to fill vacant positions. Once that is done, said Cheung, the City is hoping to manage overtime at the fire department
more effectively. At the same time, call volumes to the City fire department have roughly doubled over the past several years. Firefighters act as first responder to medical emergencies, which comprise roughly 70 per cent of the calls the hall receives. On Monday, the City of Langley released a list of every municipal employee who earned more than $75,000— including salaries, bonuses, gratuities and expenses paid on their behalf — in 2010. Of the 41 names on the list, 22 are firefighters. Several of the firefighters earned over $100,000 in 2010. Cheung said that while several of those people are higher ranking individuals with base salaries in excess of $75,000, others are on the list solely because of the overtime they earned last year. Meanwhile, Cheung as the top manager at City Hall is the municipality’s top earner, with a salary of $191,267 in 2010, and $32,733 in expenses. Darrin Leite, the City’s director of corporate services (in charge of finance), earned $138,366, while Gerald Minchuk, director of development services, received the third highest pay at $135,588. These figures do not include expenses. Council remuneration figures, which
were also released Monday, show Mayor Peter Fassbender received $71,649 in salary, bonuses and gratuities in 2010. Over the same 12-month period, the mayor claimed $8,826 in expenses, for a total of $80,475. The top-earning councillor — Gayle Martin — received $32,243 in pay and claimed an additional $4,460 in expenses. Councillor Jack Arnold earned $31,365 and claimed $4,780 in expenses and Councillor Rosemary Wallace earned $29,257 and claimed an additional $5,590, while Councillors Teri James, Rudy Storteboom and Dave Hall each earned $28,660. James claimed an additional $7,062 and Storteboom, $2,089. Hall claimed $712 in expenses, making him the only member of council to come in under the $30,000 mark. Altogether, including expenses paid on behalf of members, council cost City taxpayers $284,293 in 2010. Throughout its budgeting process earlier this year, the City explained that wages are one of the main drivers of this year’s 2.99 per cent average tax increase. At $8.4 million in 2010 they are second only to policing costs, which are expected to comprise $9 million of the City’s $38 million budget in 2011.
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Recently re-elected Langley Conservative MP Mark Warawa is adding his concerns about high gas prices to those raised by Industry Minister Tony Clement on Thursday. “In our constituency office and around Langley, I am hearing the questions and concerns residents have about fluctuating fuel prices,” said Warawa. “We know that the high cost of gas can be a burden for Canadian families. Everyone is feeling the pinch at the pumps. Especially at a time when household budgets are already tight, Canadians want and deserve answers.” Gas prices in Langley jumped to $1.44 a litre on Wednesday, even though crude oil prices took a sharp drop last week and remain under $100 (U.S.) a barrel. Clement said he will ask refiners, distributors and retailers to come to Ottawa to appear before a parliamentary committee, and explain their pricing methods to Canadians. “Members of Parliament will get the chance to ask them the common-sense questions we’ve been hearing from Canadians,” said Warawa. “I’m looking forward to hearing what they have to say.”
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A weekend sweep of convicted criminals on parole or under house arrest in Langley found that roughly one in four wasn’t home when they were supposed to be. Of 35 people living under court-imposed curfews, eight were not home when members of the Langley Crime Reduction Unit came calling on the weekend of April 19, said RCMP Cpl. Holly Marks in a written statement released Wednesday. Marks said the breaches will be reported to their probation officers “for their consideration of Criminal Code Breach charges.” The curfew checks are conducted roughly every three months.
Ryan Bruneau’s long road trip to Edmonton started in Pitt Meadows on Thursday morning, and ended abruptly a few minutes later when his rig toppled at the entry to the eastbound on-ramp of Highway 1 at 200 Street in Langley. Witnesses say the truck was going slowly when it made the left turn from 200 Street. Then something happened and Bruneau’s truck, loaded with 30” oil pipes and a stack of plywood, toppled onto its side where it landed partially on a crosswalk, demolishing an overhead sign. A Transit police officer, who confirmed to Bruneau that he took the corner slowly, rushed to the trucker’s aid, climbing onto the cab. He opened the door and instructed Bruneau to turn off the engine. But in the collision, Bruneau was jolted around his cab and couldn’t reach the ignition with his hands, so he used his boot. He was then helped out by the officer. “It all happened in slow motion,” Bruneau said. “It seems like I lost traction.” “In 25 years, I’ve never had that experience,” he said. Bruneau, suffering a sore chest and back, said that his seat belt prevented more serious injuries. “I’m a firm believer in seat belts, and I always wear mine. It kept me in my seat,” he said. About 90 minutes after the crash,
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“THIN SKULL” AND “EGGSHELL PERSONALITY” You’re usually entitled to be compensated for physical injuries, like whiplash or a broken arm, if you were hurt in a motor vehicle accident and the crash was the fault of another. But what happens if the injury you suffered was greater than a normal person would have sustained from the same crash because you were particularly vulnerable, either physically or emotionally? The basic principle is this: the court will try to award compensation that will (as far as money can do so) put you back in the same position you were in before the accident happened. If you were particularly vulnerable physically (e.g., suffered a bone fracture from the accident where a normal, more sturdy person would only have gotten a bruise), you can typically recover for your actual injury. The principle here is that the defendant must take their victim as they find them – the “thin skull” rule. Likewise, if you happen to be particularly fragile emotionally, so the accident causes you greater-than-normal psychological problems, the person at fault must bear that risk and compensate you – sometimes dubbed the “eggshell personality” principle. For example, take the recent case of Ms. P, 56 years old at the date of trial. She was a passenger in two separate car crashes, one in 2007 and a more minor one in 2009. Before the accidents, she suffered from various health issues. These included past post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to a tragic history of physical and sexual abuse as a child. She also had problems with her legs and feet, multiple areas of pain going as far back as 2003, and a history of depression and past heroin and alcohol abuse. However, she had begun to put her life together in the years before the accidents. She had been clean and sober for several years and was engaged in some volunteer work. She had also undertaken some modest
educational and some limited employment activities. But the two accidents worsened her pre-existing conditions and caused her new injuries. The judge decided that before the first accident, Ms. P was a person of some fragility with respect to both her physical and emotional health. She was more at risk for emotional or psychological trauma than a normal person without her medical history would be (i.e., she was a “thin skull” or “eggshell personality” type). While an average healthy individual involved in the same accidents as Ms. P may have suffered similiar physical injuries, that person would not be as susceptible to (i.e. at the same risk of) suffering the same kind of psychological damage as Ms. P. As a result, when the judge assessed her damages or losses, he attributed some of them to her pre-existing health problems, for which the defendant drivers were not responsible – so she couldn’t recover for those. But she was entitled to compensation for both her physical injuries, (which included soft tissue injuries) and her psychological injuries (which included chronic pain syndrome, PTSD and depressive disorder) attributable to the two car crashes. If you are involved in a car crash, where you were not at fault, you may qualify for damages for greater-than-normal physical or emotional problems that you sustained due to your unique constitution. Also, a preexisting history of health problems does not prevent you from recovery, although it may limit the amount you can claim from the defendant. Consult your lawyer for advice. Written by Janice Mucalov, LL.B. with contribution by Milne Selkirk. The column provides information only and must not be relied on for legal advice. Please contact Lawrence Coulter of MILNE SELKIRK for legal advice concerning your particular case.
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Cooke also outlined some of the other initiatives which the RCMP will focus on taken into custody following a pair of in the coming months. violent robberies in the Township, in The five goals he has set out are aimed which the suspect attacked store clerks at reducing drug crime, gang activity with a hammer. and property crime, while improving But it was the incarceration of a single road safety and overall communication prolific offender which Cooke called “a practises. contributing factor” in the near 90 per Langley RCMP members have been cent drop in automobile thefts during tasked with “disrupting” a minimum the three month period. of 30 marijuana grow operations The man was recently out of jail for Supt. Derek and arresting a minimum of 30 drug a short time before being re-arrested, traffickers, Cooke said. Cooke Cooke told Council. They will also be attempting to “I fear for the brief time he was out, identify gang members at all levels of our numbers will be up,” he said. involvement, which is not as easy as it sounds, he The car thief is one on a list of 24 prolific offend- added. ers compiled by Langley RCMP in March as part of In addition, Langley RCMP will target youth who a project that began last September. are becoming involved in gang activity, with the The list identifies repeat offenders who will idea that police can “still intercede and lead them receive plenty of extra attention from police. Each toward wiser decisions,” said Cooke. The plan also calls for the introduction of antiperson is informed of his or her status and told they can either carry on leading life as they have gang programs in area schools. In an effort to further reduce property crime, been — but with a constant police presence in their lives — or they can choose to make signifi- the RCMP will continue to try to identify prolific cant changes. offenders and “further engage” community volunPolice will work with those who opt to take the teers. Meanwhile, police will increase impaired drivsecond road, by connecting them with the agencies most suited to their needs, whether it’s hous- ing enforcement by five per cent as part of their ing, mental health services or addiction recovery efforts to make Langley roads safer. they require. “It is the singular offense that can have the greatDuring his presentation to City Council, est impact on safety,” Cooke said. Crime, from PAGE 1
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with their kids and staying for the full three hours. The trickle down effect means there are more shifts for the staff as well, as they usually need an extra two to three servers plus support staff on game days. The restaurant patrons are also showing Canuck spirit. “If you are coming in to watch the game, we know who you are; there are a lot of jerseys,” Haluska said. Jerseys are also popular at Jimy Mac’s Pub.
“There is a lot of team spirit,” said manager Elissa Duke. Fans also come to the sports bar for the Jimy Mac’s/Molson Canadian promotion which offers patrons a chance to win Canuck tickets to the next home game. While still busier than nongame days, Duke said crowd sizes were down in round two compared the previous round. A lot of this had to do with earlier start times. “Five o’clock games are hard for people because they are just getting off work,” she said.
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Rhonda Blake placed a calla lily plant in a vase on her mother Marguerite’s grave on Mother’s Day, but the plant and vase were stolen later that day from Langley Lawn Cemetery.
Mother’s Day theft of flowers on grave ASHLEIGH BEAUDOIN Times Reporter
Mother’s Day is for giving back, not for taking. This was not the case at Langley Lawn Cemetery, where a grave site was robbed. The May 8 weekend came and went smoothly for most Langley citizens, but the memory of this past weekend is tainted for Rhonda Blake, as the result of a brazen theft on the day when mothers are celebrated. On Sunday, Blake went to the Langley Lawn Cemetery, where both of her parents are buried, around 11:30 a.m. She brought with her a small pink calla lily plant in a frosted green glass vase, eight inches high by eight inches wide, to place at the headstone. The vase was a unique find, something that Blake had picked up a few days before at a swap meet. It was made even more unique by placing the plant inside. “There’s no other one out there like it,” she said. She stayed at the cemetery for about an hour, cleaning up the headstone and wishing her mom a happy Mother’s Day. The next day, Blake returned to Langley Lawn to find that the vase was missing. “I had no words,” she said. “It’s just
disgusting that someone could do this.” She was devastated to find that the unique gift had been stolen from her mother’s grave. “I just couldn’t believe how low people can go,” Blake said. “If some mother out there has this vase, I hope she’s proud,” Blake said. This sort of thing should be stopped, Blake said, and people need to know about it. Langley Lawn Cemetery is one of three cemeteries managed by the Township of Langley. It is also responsible for Fort Langley Cemetery and Murrayville Cemetery. According to Jerry Kotanko, who oversees maintenance for the Township’s parks and recreation, and also oversees cemeteries, this is not an isolated incident, but they often go unreported. “We do what we can do,” Kotanko said. But the cemetery is often unoccupied on weekends and at night, and there are no security services on site. In the event of a theft from the grave of a loved one, he asks that people report the incident so that it can be tracked and efforts can be made to prevent further theft. Suspicious activities within any of the three Township cemeteries should be reported to the Township of Langley or to the cemetery workers on site.
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hile Premier Christy Clark will soon be able to take her seat in the B.C. Legislature, the close race she endured in the Vancouver-Point Grey byelection should cause her, and the party, to stop and think. In a short campaign that partially overlapped the federal election, Clark managed to win the seat by less than 600 votes — 7,371 to 6,776 for the NDP’s David Eby. And she did so without facing a candidate from the resurgent BC Conservatives, who decided to follow tradition and not contest the seat, when it was a byelection involving the sitting premier. Clark’s honeymoon with the public is definitely over. This is partially due to the type of campaign she ran. She refused to attend any all-candidates debate, or take any hard questions, and isolated herself in a bubble. But it is also due to the continued unpopularity of the BC Liberals, particularly over the HST, but also over numerous other issues such as education funding, health care waiting lists, the BC Rail sale, and the general malaise which seems to have come over the province. The HST is Clark’s most pressing problem. It has dogged the BC LIberals for almost two years, and caused her predecessor to resign. A recent report by an independent panel shows that the tax is costing ordinary working people a substantial amount of money for no apparent benefit. A referendum on whether to kill the tax will be conducted by mail in June and July, and seems highly unlikely to prove favourable to the tax. Clark is musing about calling an election in the early fall, but if the HST is rejected in the referendum, and the Conservatives surge to any appreciable extent, it seems quite likely that the NDP will return to power after a 10-year absence. This certainly isn’t the outcome her party had in mind when it selected her as its new leader. The BC Liberals need to stop and think about whether an early election is such a good thing, and come up with truly “family friendly” policies which actually allow people to keep some of the money they earn in their pocket. A good first step would be reducing the HST rate.
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he horse that pranced out onto the Chimp,’ and the golf lesson has the stage of the Brookswood everyone laughing again. Seniors Centre was a relative of The old show hasn’t changed in McGregor the Lone Ranger’s horse Silver, so it 100 years and the crowd fills the hall was aptly named Stainless Steel. The Says for both performances. It is good two performers inside the costume JIMMCGREGOR old-fashioned entertainment and the played the age-old routine to perfecgroup is proud of the fact that you tion and no matter how many times you’ve seen it, can bring your kids and the entire family can enjoy when the horse sits down on the stool and crosses the show. I liked the fact that I didn’t have to drive all four legs, you have to laugh. into Vancouver and drop $200. I had been invited to the Brookswood Senior’s The old vaudeville shows used to travel from Centre to enjoy a good old-fashioned vaudeville town to town. Other events called Chautaquas show performed by Susie Francis and the Verwould set up tents on the outskirts of town for satiles. Susie Francis is a fourth-generation stage a week and provide entertainment and educaperformer and her troupe of volunteer perform- tional performances to the townsfolk. Often, ers range in age up into their 90s. Many of them these travelling shows were the only entertainsat in theatres or tents as children and watched ment the isolated communities had and a horse the skits and laughed at the corny jokes they are crossing all four legs could take your mind off part of now. the drought, the bankers or the hail storms, even My friend Terry is the MC or, as they called if it was only for the evening. him in the old days, the interlocutor. It is his job It reminds me of the plays we used to perform to introduce the individual acts, keep the audiin back in high school. One teacher in particular, ence entertained during costume changes and Mr. Gardiner, used to produce extravagant varistall for time if the performers aren’t ready to go ety shows with themes from the Gay Nineties, on. He is the set up straight man for the other Roaring Twenties or the war years. We could members and his jokes are so bad he gets groans choose to be stage managers, men’s choir memand laughs every time. For instance, he tells us bers or band performers. We donned makeup, he is in trouble because his girlfriend asked him learned songs from Gershwin and Irving Berlin, to take her somewhere expensive, so he took and felt the rush of being in the spotlight and her to the gas station. hearing the applause. It was almost enough to make you want to run away and join the circus. Whether it is the dancers performing the Charleston, or the 92-year-old accordionist We only have to look at the entertainment pages of The Times to find community theatre playing Lady of Spain, the show moves along smoothly. The dog act is followed by the soloist groups, society fundraisers, choirs or bands that and the jug band comes out after the cooking perform every week right here at home. Turn off skit. The huge gorilla interrupts the quartet the TV and check them out. At least that’s what singing ‘Abba Dabba Dabba said the Monkey to McGregor says.
hristy Clark faced a crucial byelection in British Columbia this week. Clark is leader of the BC Liberal party, premier of the province of B.C., but she didn’t have a seat in the legislature. On Wednesday, voters in Vancouver-Point Grey decided that for her. She will be taking a seat in the B.C. legislature, hopefully in time to debate the budget for the premier’s office. There hasn’t been a government-won byelection in 30 years. This campaign has largely been run under the radar due to its running concurrently with the federal election and competing with hockey playoffs. The byelection’s single biggest point of controversy however was generated because Clark declared herself too busy to attend allcandidates’ meetings. This has become all too common in political campaigns, with the front–runners often opting out of the unscripted all– candidates meetings to avoid any negative publicity their policies might generate. This strategy has been proving very effective in recent elections, with the negative attention received considered worth it when weighed against the unknown possibilities of a candidate’s possible missteps. Of course this leaves the electorate often feel taken for granted and does not allow voters, who have not made up their minds, the opportunity to see the various candidates in action. For Clark, the hardest part of this tactic has been convincing voters that this does not contradict her promises of openness and accessibility. Clark is recycling former premier Gordon Campbell’s claim of the most open government in Canada. She’s won a byelection — can she be open and accountable? —Merritt Herald The Langley Times is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent within 45 days to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org
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Readers react to letter from mayoral candidate Editor: If Jack Froese (letters, The Times, May 4) wants to make a serious attempt at seeking the mayor’s office, he needs to go back and do his homework. His support of Councillor Jordan Bateman’s accusations that Mayor Rick Green is “being a passenger” indicates that he has no knowledge of what has gone on in council meetings over the past two and one-half years. From the first meeting following the 2008 election, Mayor Green has been the hardest worker on council. He has stood up to the bullying of Bateman and the “Kurt Alberts” majority. The majority of council, led by Bateman along with Councillors Charlie Fox and Grant Ward, have displayed their dis-
pleasure that their beloved Alberts was defeated, right from that first council meeting in December 2008. Bateman and company have fought Green’s every attempt at thinking outside the box to reduce tax increases. It is no wonder the mayor has learned to watch his words. The last time he attempted to hold the majority accountable for a taxpayerfunded $8.8 million blunder, they called in the RCMP to shut him up. Even Councillor Kim Richter has now joined in, by proposing a motion to basically turn the mayor’s office into just another councillor’s position. Richter, with the unanimous support of all councillors, has sent a motion to Township lawyers to investigate eliminating the mayor’s post of
all mayoral duties and responsibilities. This would turn the mayor into a ninth councillor. Attendees at that meeting were left with the perception that even if Green needed more paper for his office printer, he needed a council vote of approval. The present councillors have placed blame for Alberts’ defeat upon Green, but they have failed to acknowledge that it was the voters that kicked Alberts out of office. Ben Penner, Langley
SHARK SMELLS BLOOD Editor: I think Jack Froese wrote this letter to the editor in the guise of a shark. I take a fairly proactive approach to Langley
Township politics, and I don’t recall this gentleman having much public input until he cast his hat into the ring. Smelling Rick Green’s blood, probably due to wounds from the “six pack,” Froese appears to have come in for a closer look. From where? I don’t recall him having served his apprenticeship in municipal politics, and now he wants to be our mayor. He may well be a capable individual. Let him introduce himself to us by trying for a council seat, to get his feet wet. I sense a groundswell of support for Mayor Green in his efforts to reduce the waste in the trough. Perhaps Froese could help us unseat one of the “pack” first. Win Bromley, Langley
Council refused to meet with finance committee Editor: I read aspiring mayor Jack Froese’s letter to the editor (The Times, May 4) with a great degree of skepticism. Obviously Froese did not do his homework prior to putting his foot in his mouth. His criticism of Mayor Rick Green is totally unwarranted. One of Mayor Green’s first tasks upon being elected was to appoint a Standing Committee on Finance, whose main responsibility was to assist in the budgeting process. In addition to the mayor and two councillors, the mayor appointed three members of the community, all of whom brought considerable expertise to the table. The three appointees were George Luciani (a retired federal government
employee with extensive finance experience), Calvin Patterson (a local lawyer) and myself, Ken Baker. I am a retired chartered accountant with 40 years of public accounting experience. The committee spent untold hours, without compensation, reviewing the numbers over a five-month period and prepared a comprehensive report for council’s consideration. Council refused to meet with the committee to discuss its report and recommendations. Instead of implementing a one per cent property tax increase as recommended by the committee, council levied a five per cent tax increase on ratepayers during a time of significant economic downturn.
The justification for the five per cent increase was that a lesser increase would result in reduced municipal services. Horse feathers. A one per cent increase was achievable for two reasons. First, the municipality had accumulated surpluses over the years which could have been temporarily accessed during tough economic times. Second, there was a significant amount of fat that could have been trimmed from the budget. Rather than question the budget, council took the position that “staff would not have asked for the money if they did not need it.” What kind of stewardship of the taxpayers’ dollars is that? Green is a breath of fresh air. He is not
Langley Township deserves off-leash dog trails Editor: This is regarding recent letters sent to the Township mayor, council and Langley newspapers regarding off-leash walking trails for Langley residents and their dogs. There have been responses from Councillors Charlie Fox, Bob Long, Mel Kositsky and Grant Ward, but no word from the other councillors or the mayor of Langley Township. Campbell Valley has been given to the equestrian population of Langley. Joggers and walkers can go wherever they want, but not our dogs. The
We are not allowed to have our dogs off-leash on Houston Trail because of the possibility of harm to the environment. What about coyotes and bears? In Walnut Grove, there is a small, totally inadequate dog park that is muddy and over-crowded and often there are fights between dogs, so very few pet owners still use it. There is Derby Reach off-leash park which is a bit larger, but still very crowded and often the scene for more dog fights. There is talk of Aldergrove Lake park being re-
designated to allow some off-leash areas, but that means a 50 km return trip from Walnut Grove. The new trail from 208 Street to the Fraser River is a great walking trail but is not designated off-leash, so that we can let our dogs have some real exercise. This trail would be ideal for dogs and their owners. Please give us a chance to show how responsible dog owners will protect and care for this area if we are given an opportunity to use it as an off-leash walking trail. Other municipalities in
the Greater Vancouver area have designated great trails for off-leash walking, why can’t Langley do the same? There are over 20,000 registered dogs in Langley and this number is probably a very low estimate. Dog owners are residents, taxpayers, voters and responsible citizens of Langley Township and we feel that we should have a say in how the trails of our neighbourhoods are used . Hopefully we can come to some kind of agreement on this matter. S. Burgess, Langley
prepared to accept the status quo. His questioning of decisions made by previous councils (including the recent $8.9 million settlement related to the Langley Events Centre) has resulted in the “six pack” scurrying to cover their backsides. They are so busy trying to discredit Mayor Green that they have totally lost sight of their mandate of governing the municipality. Froese’s letter smacks of ”six pack” bias. As a candidate for mayor, he would be well advised to do his homework before communicating with the electorate. They are very capable of sorting the wheat from the chaff. Kenneth C. Baker, Langley
Thanks for support Editor: I wish to thank my wonderful friends in Langley for the great honour given to me, to continue representing you in Canada’s Parliament. We live in an incredible community that I love deeply. The support that you showed me on May 2 is humbling. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. During the campaign, I enjoyed meeting with many of you. I met with our students, our seniors, our families and our businesses. You shared your ideas and what is important to you, which is always what I need to hear. Thank you to all the workers and volunteers that made the election a great success. We do live in a stable democracy that is the envy of the world — voting with a ballot, not a bullet. Please contact me and my incredible staff if you need our help. Mark Warawa, MP, Langley
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The indoor riding arena at High Point is one of the centrepieces of the equestrian-themed development. able for riding lessons, boarding, training and facility rental for community events. High Point was â€œimpacted pretty hardâ€? by the recession, said Cressey development manager Jason Turcotte, but sales are becoming â€œreally strongâ€?. The 287-acre development, a former gravel pit in south Langley, has 164 home lots ranging from half an acre to eight acres. Lot prices start at $529,000 and houses range in size from a massive 26,000-square-foot house now under construction to more modest 2,500-square-foot homes. Some 60 lots are still for sale. Turcotte said his company was surprised at the number of buyers who are not involved with horses. â€œWe expected to get the horse people, but weâ€™re actually getting a number of people who
want the country feel, who like the idea of horse activity but donâ€™t ride themselves.â€? As part of its development agreement with the Township, High Point has dedicated 90 acres to public use as riding trails, protected wetlands and a spring-fed lake. The nine kilometres of trails connect to the 30 kilometres of existing trails in nearby Campbell Valley Regional Park. Turcotte said Cressey has no plans to build a similar development because High Point was the result of a unique confluence of public vision and private development activity. â€œIt is unique in Canada,â€? he added. The public is invited to attend an open house at the equestrian facility this Saturday, May 14, from noon to 4 p.m. High Point is located at 658 200 St.
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The halls were alive with the sounds of children when 1,800 enthusiastic students, teachers, and parents from dozens of local schools paid a visit to the Township’s Civic Facility. April 28 was Municipal Awareness Day, and the Township celebrated the annual event — and its 138th birthday — by inviting the young visitors to see what staff do on a day-to-day basis to keep the municipality functioning. Stations were set up throughout the facility and in parking lots to teach students about everything from road maintenance, sign making, recycling, policing, and tree planting to graphic design, recreation, the environment, and safety. Employees from all areas of the Township, Langley Centennial Museum, Langley Animal Protection Society, emergency services, and the Fort Langley National Historic Site took part to give the children a hands-on look at the work they do. Children climbed aboard municipal works vehicles and fire trucks, took part in a mock Township council meeting, voted in an election that saw ‘Taylor Swift’ take on ‘Justin Bieber’ and enjoyed food and drinks that were donated by local businesses and prepared by fire department and bylaw enforcement staff. MAD coincided with the Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace, and crowds of respectful students observed a ceremony and moment of silence that was held by Township staff. Municipal Awareness Day got its start in 2003 when 400 students from nearby schools visited the old Township Hall to learn all about what municipal government does. It has grown to an event that is greatly anticipated by Langley’s elementary schools, and the Township is pleased to teach the children, who may one day be taxpayers, employees, or even elected officials, about the services, programs, and products that keep the community safe, clean, and healthy.
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Organizers of this year’s Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation gala are flying high after an extraordinary affair on May 7. Held for the first time at the Langley Museum of Flight, the gala raised $332,000, far surpassing the goal of $150,000. Foundation executive director Tania Vrionis called the evening “amazing.” “Hosting the event at a nontraditional venue allowed us to create an entirely unique and different type of event, and to truly give our supporters a night to remember,” Vrionis said. “The positive feedback we’ve received confirms that we achieved our goal in creating an atmosphere like no other. The team at the Canadian Museum of Flight were such a treat to work with, and we thank them for trusting us with their beautiful facility,” she added. There were a number of highlights, not least of which was a new element to the fundraising evening: A ‘Philanthropic Frenzy’ in which guests were given an opportunity to make donations to the foundation, auction-style, raising more than $240,000. An anonymous bidder made a substantial gift of $200,000, Vrionis said. A highlight of the live auction was the bidding war over a special dining experience for eight at the Murrayville firehall, complete with transportation to and from the hall on a fire truck, compliments of the Township’s professional firefighters’ union. During the bidding war, the firefighters generously donated a second dinner experience, and
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Langley-born actress Amanda Crew, emcee at the May 7 Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation, chats with auctioneer Tyler Olson during the event. both bidders paid $10,000 each for the experience. Amanda Crew, a well-known actress originally from Langley and currently living in Los Angeles, was the emcee for the evening. The location was a departure for the annual gala, which is usually held in a more formal setting. However, the museum was transformed so that a fresh, new environment would still reflect the elegance of the soiree, one of the social highlights of Langley. In the weeks leading to the event, Vrionis commented that the organizing committee was “looking for something unique,
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The Fraser Valley Quilters Guild presents Piece to Peace, its biannual show, this year featuring the work of artists Cher Olsson and Doug Walker. The exhibit, which includes more than 300 contemporary and traditional quilts on display, opens Friday, May 13 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and continues on May 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a tea room and a members’ boutique as well as a quilt raffle, door prize, challenge quilts and outstanding merchants mall. First prize in the raffle will be a Wedding Ring quilt, with a pattern by Judy Niemeyer. It is valued at $3,500. Second prize is a $500 basket of fabric, while third place takes home a thread tree valued at $200. The venue, George Preston Recreation Centre, at 20699 42 Ave., is wheelchair accessible and buses are welcome. Admission is $5, but men get in for free. For more information, go to www.fvqg.org.
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Iconic oily ‘candlefish’ nearing extinction JEFF NAGEL Black Press
The Fraser River eulachon, an oily smelt-like fish prized by First Nations, has been designated an endangered species after a 98 per cent decline in its numbers over the past decade. The listing was made by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), which warns the outlook is “grim” for the small iconic fish that may be nearing extinction. Eulachon, also spelled oolichan, is dubbed saviour fish by some aboriginals who counted on it to bridge over gaps in the salmon catch and candlefish by others, because they’re so oily they can be dried and burned like candles. Some B.C. First Nations rendered eulachon down into a grease that was carried vast distances along historic “grease trails — pre-contact trade routes that connected coastal and inland villages. “There used to be millions of them,” Sto:lo fishery advisor Ernie Crey said. “But they’re just not there any more.” The eulachon has been a staple for the Kwantlen First Nation people and was, until recent years, sold annually in Fort Langley. COSEWIC cites a mix of potential culprits for the precipitous drop in eulachon stocks, including changing environmental conditions affecting marine survival, predators and fishing. Crey points to boats in the offshore shrimp trawl fishery, which pull up eulachon as a bycatch along with their shrimp. “They just jettison them overboard as waste,” he said. “There’s no market for them so there’s no interest in them.” He also suspects eulachon have been hurt by habitat damage along the lower Fraser from industrial
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Students reunite Langley Secondary School’s graduating class of 1961 is holding its 50th anniversary reunion this weekend, and there are still a few grads that organizers have been unable to contact. Jean Gregson said that about 80 people are coming to events, beginning this evening (Friday). The weekend’s celebrations begin with registration of the class of ’61 and a ‘meet and greet’ at LSS starting at 3:45 p.m., followed by a guided tour of the school. The school’s current Student Leadership Group has lined up student volunteers, and the art class has a special project for the graduates, Gregson said. Photography club students will take candid photos at the meet and greet. Grads of ’61 can be re-acquainted at the Thirsty Penguin Pub in the nearby Langley Twin Rinks. There were 88 students in the Class of ’61, the girls outnumbering the boys 52 to 36.
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• The Langley Times • Friday, May 13, 2011
A Chemical Reaction to be screened Wednesday The Canadian Cancer Society, Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS), Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s School of Horticulture and the
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Student goes to Shad Valley Laura Stepney of Brookswood Secondary School will be attending the award-winning Shad Valley program in July 2011. She was selected from more than 1,000 applicants across Canada. Shad Valley participants are exposed to science and innovation in a fun, team-based environment, and encouraged to grow in ways they never anticipated. continued, PAGE 23
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World champion from Langley DAN FERGUSON Times Reporter
The people inside the auditorium at Moreton Boys’ College went completely silent while Kristine Ramsbottom was reading. The Langley teenager had chosen a passage from Ray Bradbury’s 1957 novel “Dandelion Wine” for the interpretive reading competition at the April 2011 World Public Speaking competition in Brisbane, Australia. The competition rules require a short introduction about the selected piece of
writing, followed by a wordfor-word reading aloud. Speakers are judged for their use of dramatic emphasis, rhythm and the ability to lift words off the page in a compelling way. At her coach’s suggestion, Ramsbottom read from part of a chapter in Dandelion Wine where Bradbury describes one character being stalked by a frightening, ominous presence. Competitors aren’t required to know more than the selection, but Ramsbottom found the excerpt so compelling that she read the whole book
just to see how it all turned out. “It was really addicting,” she said. The result, when it came time to read the nine or so minutes of the excerpt, was a performance that won a firstplace finish for Ramsbottom, who has been honing her talent for persuasion since she was nine and convinced her parents to get her a dog. She was one of two Canadians who took top spots in the competition of approximately 120 participants from 15 countries around the world, held in Brisbane.
It was the second trip to the international event for Ramsbottom, a senior at Southridge school in South Surrey (She placed fifth in her category at the 2010 competition held in Lithuania), and a good way to wrap up her competitive public speaking career. Next year, she will no longer be a high school student and will not be eligible for youth competitions like the Brisbane event. But Queen’s University, where she is going to study, does include public speaking in the curriculum.
Kristine Ramsbottom finished first at the World Public Speaking Competition in Brisbane, Australia.
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• The Langley Times • Friday, May 13, 2011
IMPROVING INDEPENDENCE AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR SENIORS “Our focus is to help older adults with complex health issues to maintain their independence as long as possible within the community.” -Dr. Sanjeev Vohra, Geriatrician, Specialized Seniors Clinic, Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Learn more about the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre by joining us at our public open house Monday, May 30 from 3pm – 7pm. For more information, learn a fact a day and to view our video about the new Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre go to www.fraserhealth.ca.
With the rise of the older adult population it has become a priority for seniors to maintain function and independence for as long as possible. “Older Adults who have multiple health concerns are not best served with the routine medical care that’s provided through ERs and walk-in clinics,” explained Dr. Sanjeev Vohra, one of the geriatricians in the new Specialized Seniors Clinic at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre. “They require special assessment, care and ongoing support.” The Specialized Seniors Clinic offers older adults and their families assistance with management of their health in order to optimize quality of life, improve self management of chronic conditions, and maintain independence. Working with primary care providers and community services the Seniors Clinic provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, care planning and timely follow up. Care is provided by an interdisciplinary team utilizing evidence based practice and geriatric expertise of professionals and community groups.
Home is best “Our focus is to work collaboratively with primary care physicians to help older adults with complex health issues maintain their independence as long as possible in the community,” Dr. Vohra said. “The goal is always quality of life while keeping them safe, so whatever that transition requires over a period of time, that’s what we guide them through.” Surrey couple Inez and Don, both in their late 90s, are still living independently at home four years after the clinic supported them through Inez’s difficulties with depression and sleeping. The Seniors Clinic staff recognized that Inez was being over-medicated, and after three months in a care facility by adjusting her medications she was able to return home. With the assistance of visits from a home care nurse and their daughter, along with occasional checkups, the couple can keep doing what makes them happy.
“It means a lot to us to be independent,” said Inez, who is 99. “ We feel very fortunate to be using the clinic. They’re very caring and nice people.” Expanding services to meet a growing need The clinic’s new location (relocating from the Gateway Scotia Bank Tower in Surrey) will expand their holistic approach to include coordination with other on-site services (such as chronic disease and pain clinics), primary care providers, referrals to other Fraser Health programs such as Home Health, and a focus on family education and support. This patient-centred, integrated approach is critical as health care providers face what is referred to as “the rising tide of the silver tsunami,” Dr. Vohra noted. “We’re seeing increasing incidence of all problems related to seniors, including dementia, which is a huge and growing problem.” Talk to your family physician if you or a family member could benefit from the Specialized Seniors Clinic. To contact ontact the clinic directly call 604 -953-4919; -9 afterr June 6 call 604-582-4582.
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604.533.3491 ReMax Treeland Realty
Personal Real Estate Corporation #1 in 2010 (FVREB 2 Team Member) With over 75 Sales G 5 ACRE HOBBY ROBERTS NEWLY RE-BUILT TIN ING ING T T S I COURT FARM NO HST S S L LI LI Completely remodGreat Hobby Farm set Better than new and no W W W eled, top floor, corner 2 NE up. 2 Barns (44x120) E E HST completely rebuilt N N bdrm, 2 bathrm unit in & (24x48), approxifrom the studs out with
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all permits in place, including a legal 2 bdrm $ suite. Superb finishing with crown mouldings, flat ceiling, shaker kitchen with Island, huge great room with gas fireplace & full ensuite (5’ shower). Large private S. facing lot and all located close to rec centre, Margaret Stenerson, Robert Bateman, & Yale Secondary Schools. 34432 Pearl Ave. Abbotsford.
“Roberts Court”. Fully rain screened building including, roof & vinyl windows, vinyl siding & Decks & $ main Boiler. Brand new laminate floors, S/S appliances, high baseboards, and all new paint. Great layout with bdrms separated by living area. Great location not on street side and has Golden Ears & Baker view. Bay windows in both bdrms, Master has 4 pce & walk-in closet. Heat efficient fireplace & gas is included in maintenance. Lots of easy visitor parking. Buy with confidence. #309 20881 56 Ave. Langley
“LAKEFRONT” in South Brookswood. Custom built 3,666 Sq. Ft. 5 Bdrm 2 level home. Hardwood floors on main, decore paint, crown mouldings, new carpeting & updated bathrooms. Unique 24x31 “Guys” room with gas fireplace which doubles as a large garage and is included in Sq. Ft. of house. Curved staircase off entryy which leads to 5 Bdrms with charac character (Cape Cod roof line). Large master with full ensuite and oversized games room. Private back yard with large patio (partially covered BBQ & dining area) and Hot Tub. All overlooking “Crescent Lake”. Completely remodeled kitchen with granite counters, island, & breakfast bar. 12x20 Storage shed with power. Easy walking to shopping, Campbell Valley hiking trails & more. 20184 24 Ave. Langley
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Beautiful custom Cedar Ridge rancher. High end finishing with tons of detail, crowns, solid hardwood floors, wainscoting, drywall detail & pillars. High ceil$ ings through-out, vaulted in Liv/rm, large master with walk-in & luxurious ensuite including jetted tub, 2 sinks, glass block & sep- shower. h LLarge gourmet dark cherry kitchen with island & built-in appliances, with large eating area that opens to family room & S. facing private yard. Exterior concrete patio with gazebo (power for hot tub) and storage shed. Deluxe home in a deluxe neighbourhood. Price to sell! 21106 44A Ave. Langley
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Like new 5 Bdrm 2 storey plus bsmt home in the “Vineyards” on a CDS lot. New solid Brazilian ¾” hardwood floors & new river rock fireplace $ in family room. Gorgeous maple kitchen with island large walk-in pantry & 9’ ceiling on main. 4 Bdrms up with large Mbdrm with walk-in closet, oversized shower & soaker tub in ensuite. Professionally finished bsmt with media rm, playroom, full bath, & bdrm. Oversized patio in fenced back yard with gas outlet for BBQ. This is a great package. Easy access to the new Adams Rd. Elementary. 18223 66A Ave., Cloverdale
One of the best subdivisions in the “Strawberry Hills” area. Quiet park like fenced corner acre lot. Nicely updated rancher with $ triple attached garage & 24x24 detached shop with lots of parking. Easy walking to Poppy & Peterson Rd elementary schools, yet minutes drive to all major shopping or #1 access. Updated kitchen, furnace, floors & paint. Community water system, quality reports on request. Don’t this one. 5192 235 St. Langley
Great assembly property on corner of Fraser Hwy & 224th. Township has $ indicated possible multi-family with adjoining property to the West. No value has been added to improvements. 4875 224 St. Langley.
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Great 2 storey condo in the “Marbleson Court”. 2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, crown mouldings and large sundeck. $ Nice small complex (13 units) within walking distance to everything. Nice open plan with new laminate on main and gas fireplace in living room. Large laundry area up, Master with cheater ensuite. Immediate occupancy no problem. #207 5464 201A St. Langley
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“Encore at Hillcrest” end unit. Exceptionally well located 3 bdrm unit close to visitor & street parking. New $ high end laminate on main, tile in kitchen & entry, plus built-in vacuum & electric fireplace in living room & 9’ ceiling on main.. Great amenity building with gym, rental suite, theatre and event room with full kitchen. Easy walking to shopping, transit & schools. #63 18701 66 Ave. Cloverdale
Custom built 4 bedroom 2,427 Sq. Ft. rancher on beautiful 4.76 cleared rolling acres with a second 2 bdrm home, shop & barn. Triple garage, gourmet sized solid oak kitchen & 3 full bathrms. Mbdrm has $ walk-in & 4 piece ensuite with jetted tub & sep shower, plus patio doors that open to S. exposed rear deck , which is partially covered. Formal living & dining rooms, gas fireplace in familyrm which opens also to sundeck. 20x24 Shop with power. 2 Bedroom house has its’ own driveway & garage & small barn. Lots of frontage on this estate, main home sits well back with long paved driveway. 26194 28 Ave. Langley
Original owners are selling this beautiful custom & quality built home in a great CDS in Bakerview Heights. Oversized private fenced S. Facing yard with kids playhouse, storage shed, kennel area & easy care landscaping with I/G sprinklers. Professionally painted 2010, plus crowns throughout living rms. Nice bright ving & dining rms open plan, high ceilings & solid hardwood in entry. Oak kitchen open to bright fam/rm with f/place, den on main with closet. 3 Bdrms up, oversized master bdrm with W/I closet & 4 piece ensuite with separate shower & soaker tub. Easy access 5’ crawl for extra storage. This home shows as a “10”. 26878 24A Ave. Langley
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From this beautiful two storey plus ﬁnished bsmt. Over 3700 sq.ft., 2 f/places, 4 bathrooms, master on the main, 3 bdrms up plus two in bsmt., sep. entry. Large kitchen with island, high ceilings. Excellent ﬁnishing throughout. 19677 68 Avenue. $649,000
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Over 5000 sq. ft. of luxury ﬁnishing complete with a coach house. Auto gates lead you to this 4 bdrm, den and games room home. Huge master with deluxe ensuite. Granite, air cond., detached shop. 4 bay garage. $1,099,000 5105 237 Street, Langley
High end rancher with mbdrm on main complete with 3 bay garage. No expense spared here! 10' ceilings, electronic gates, over 5600 sq.ft. Deluxe ensuite, only 3 years old. Over 2800 sq.ft on the main. 18689 53A Avenue. $1,349,000.
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Co-op’s new GM plans bigger and better future KURT LANGMANN Black Press
A man who started out as an apprentice baker for Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) 22 years ago has risen to become the new general manager of one of their largest outlets. Jack Nicholson took over the helm at Otter Co-op in Aldergrove last month after former GM Dean McKim was promoted to management at FCL’s head office in Saskatoon. Nicholson, his wife Perrianne, and their four children came here in January of 2010 when he took over as operations manager at Otter Co-op. He had worked his way up in management at FCL outlets and offices in Alberta and Saskatchewan over the years and seized the opportunity to come here when the posting opened up at Otter Co-op. “My wife has always wanted to live in B.C.,” said Nicholson. And having the past year’s experience of working at Otter Co-op “made it easier for me to step in and provide continuity
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when Dean was promoted,” said Nicholson. “We have a good five-year plan, the direction is set, and it’s a great team, they make me look good.We have a lot of long-term managers and that makes for stability.” Otter Co-op has been aggressively expanding its operations throughout the Fraser Valley in recent years and Nicholson says this will continue. In addition to its retail centre on 248 Street in Aldergrove, Otter Co-op has five gas bars, a hardware and feed outlet in Pitt Meadows, and they have an extensive dealer network selling feed from their feed mill in Aldergrove. “Thirty per cent of our feed sales are now on Vancouver Island, and we are looking for new opportunities on the north shore (of Fraser River),” says Nicholson. “There are lots of opportunities for expansion.” Currently underway is a produce and convenience store along with a pharmacy in Abbotsford, at Yale and McMillan Roads.And in the near future work will begin on a gas bar
Teri James has been elected to the Business Improvement Area of British Columbia board of directors. The Langley City councillor is the executive director of the Downtown Langley Business Association and she has been with the DLBA for 10 years. “This is an exciting opportunity for the Downtown Langley Business Association, as I believe it will provide me with
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Aldergrove Company centralizing in Langley Insurance Grand Opening! A new 80,000 square foot multifaceted facility will centralize the Corix Group of Companies into one Langley location. Construction of the North Langley facility will include a warehouse, shop and will employ more than 160 employees. The development, being done in partnership with Wesgroup Properties, is being built at the Gateway 200 Business Park. The facility will allow Corix to consolidate their staff, operations and equipment from four offices, which will allow the company to provide better service to their customers, said Brian Vander Helm, the manager, facilities and fleet for Corix. Corix specializes in products and utility solutions for sustainable infrastructure in the water, wastewater and energy sectors and provides field metering services for clients across North America. The multifaceted facility will include the Corix Water Systems operations currently in Langley and Coquitlam,
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An artist’s rendering of the new customized facility in Langley which will utilize geo-exchange heating and cooling. which build water and wastewater plants for use around the world. The Corix Water Products offices will also move from Cloverdale to offer customers a full selection of pipes, valves, fire hydrants, water meters and irrigation equipment. The third part of Corix moving in — the Pumps, Fabrication, HDPE and Coastal Operations groups — will come from Abbotsford. And the final group will be business support staff currently located in
Surrey. An additional innovation of the development will be the installation of a closed loop geo-exchange system that will be able to meet the heating and cooling needs of almost half of the new facility. “As a leading proponent of geo-exchange systems, it made sense to explore the potential to utilize this costefficient, sustainable energy technology in our new facility,” added Vander Helm.“We did preliminary investiga-
tions on the site and when we found aboveaverage potential, went ahead and incorporated the geo-exchange system into the overall design of the development. We look forward to showing clients the benefits of geoexchange first hand, as well as how easy it can be to install.” The shop and warehouse parts of the business are expected to move in in the fall, while the remainder of the operations and staff will move in early 2012.
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for the players to play at a competitive level while they are in their college or university off-season. High performance soccer players “That is one of the key reasons we under the age of 20, many of whom are doing this,” Dobbie said, about are looking for somewhere to play allowing them a chance to play at a and stay sharp while they await the high level. college and univerDobbie has a sity seasons, now strong soccer backhave a place to play ground,having played in Langley. throughout his life, “We have a lot including collegiately of young, very talat Simon Fraser Uniented Langley playversity, before five ers who really have knee surgeries prenowhere to play at vented him from cona really competitive tinuing. level, other than He has also been at the adult level,” involved with the explained Ewen Langley United Youth Ewen Dobbie langley athletic fc Soccer Association at Dobbie, the club founder of the new various levels, includLangley Athletic FC U20 soccer team. ing as a coach at the Metro level. “This is high performance soccer.” Dobbie envisions a great on-field On Sunday, at 5:30 p.m. at McLeod product. Park, Langley Athletic FC will kick off The team carries 26 players, but in their inaugural game, facing Thur- only 18 can dress on game days. ston County Premier. “It is going to be very competitive, The U20 men’s soccer team is play- so guys will be fighting for spots,” he ing in the new Northwest Division of said. the United Soccer League. Support from the business commuThere are 80 teams in divisions nity has also been strong, with Gold across North America. Key Langley Volkswagen on board as Langley is grouped with a squad the team’s title sponsor, and Dowco from Surrey, one from Victoria and five Group of Companies — of which from Washington State. Dobbie is president — is the club The local squad is coached by Pat sponsor. Rohla, the men’s head coach at Trinity The season runs until July with a Western University. nine-game schedule. Forming this team gives a chance Attendance at games is free.
“We have a lot of young, very talented Langley players who really have nowhere to play .”
Changes in store for BCHL teams
Making the playoffs in the B.C. Hockey League is no longer a virtual slam dunk. The league announced it is cutting the playoff field from 14 teams to eight teams, four from each conference, beginning next season. Under the previous format, only two teams — one from each conference — failed to make the post-season.
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Langley Christian’s Alvin Los took first in the senior boys high jump with this 1.90 m jump at the Upper Fraser Valley Track and Field last week at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium. Los and hundreds of other Langley athletes will be competing at the Fraser Valley championships, which run May 16, 17 and 19 at the Coquitlam Town Centre Stadium. For full results from the Upper Fraser Valley championships, go to www.fraservalleytrack.com.
The change was one of several announced on Wednesday in an effort to improve cost efficiency and player development for the junior A hockey clubs. The BCHL has also moved its season start date back a couple weeks as the 2010-11 campaign will begin Sept. 23 and end March 11. There will also be one less round of playoffs. Regional rivalries will be the
focus of the schedule, as teams will play every team but not visit every town in the league. Another change will be some earlier start times in an effort to increase family attendance. Team rosters will be reduced from 23 to 21 players in hopes of promoting player development. Each team must also carry one 16-year-old and one 17-year-old on their roster, which should help
develop more home-grown talent. Teams will also have an opportunity to draft 15-year-olds for their affiliate rosters, but those players will only be on the roster for the one season. Langley’s hockey club has been sold and renamed the Rivermen. The ownership group officially takes control of the team on June 1 and will likely announce a new head coach.
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It was the Fraser Valley Blues who left the competition singing the blues. The U14 Fraser Valley Volleyball Association boys’ team was crowned national champion in Saskatchewan over the weekend. The team did not drop a single set in their nine matches. The Blues, who went a perfect 6-0 in pool play, defeated the Victoria Lansdowne Flyers 2-0 (25-13,25-22) in a rematch of the previous weekend’s provincial championship final. They also defeated the country’s top-ranked team — Winnipeg’s 204 Gold — in the quarter-finals and then beat another Winnipeg squad, the Winman Tide, in the semifinals. Langley’s Steven Hsu was a force offensively, with 25 kills,
four aces and 18 digs. Beating the Flyers for the gold medal in back-to-back tournaments was especially sweet for the Blues, as the Victoria club was the only U14 team to defeat the Fraser Valley club. Fraser Valley ended the season with a mark of 39-12, with 11 of the losses coming against U15 and U16 squads. UUUUU The Coquitlam Adanacs were all that stood in the way of the Langley Thunder and the gold medal. Coquitlam defeated Langley both in the round robin and in the championship game at a peewee A lacrosse tournament in Kamloops last weekend. The Adanacs won 10-6 in the
final, after an earlier 8-4 victory in round robin. In the gold medal game, Langley was within one in the third period, before Coquitlam scored three more goals to win by four. Those were the lone blemishes for the Thunder, who played their best lacrosse of the season to date. Langley posted a commanding 16-5 victory over the Kamloops Rattlers and then 8-2 over the Delta Islanders. Caleb Pearson potted four goals, Connor Watson had a hat trick and Dawson Calfa finished with a goal and three assists in that second game. Goaltender Chase Moore was rock solid in earning player of the game honours for Langley. Riley Richardson played goal in the round robin defeat against Coquitlam, earning player of the
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game honours. Against Delta in the semifinals, the Thunder received a balanced offensive attack, including a pair of assists from Joe Spady, and tough defence from Ryan Williams, the team’s player of the game. UUUUU The Langley Thunder have gone east looking for pieces for the upcoming senior A Western Lacrosse Association season. The team signed Andrew Potter, Pat Saunders and John Rae. Saunders and Potter are offensive weapons while Rae will help at the defensive end. All three are from Ontario. Potter had 41 points in 13 games for Kitchener last season and during his last year of junior A in 2009, he amassed 179 points in 35 games. Saunders was an offensive force with the Minto Cup silver
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medallist Orangeville Northman, accumulating 116 points in 44 games. The Thunder open the season on May 25 at the Langley Events Centre. UUUUU The Langley Xtreme bantam B fastball team placed fifth at a tournament in Tsawwassen last week. The Xtreme lost to the host squad from South Delta in their playoff opener. In the team’s other game, they won 6-4 in their last at-bat against the Richmond 95 Islanders, tied the Surrey 95 Storm 3-3, beat the South Delta 95 Invaders 9-2, and in a mustwin to qualify for the playoffs, beat the Abbotsford 95 Outlaws 10-7. Rachel Openshaw,Alyssa Brown and Cassidy Petersen led the pitching staff, while Devan Cosens belted two home runs to pace the offence.
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Filipek drives in three in Blaze victory The Langley Blaze struck for a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh and final inning to edge the North Shore Twins 6-5. Jeremy Filipek drove in three runs, while Jerod Bartnik went 4-for-4 and scored three times in the victory on Tuesday night in B.C. Premier U18 Baseball League action at McLeod Athletic Park. Justin Geerts picked up the win, throwing two solid innings in relief. The victory, Langleyâ€™s seventh in their last eight games, improved the team to 11-3, a halfgame behind the 9-2 Nanaimo Pirates for first place in the league. The team also split a doubleheader on Sunday in Whalley against the Fraser Valley Chiefs (7-3). Bartnik drove in a pair in a 4-1win in the opener, while pitcher Tom Robson was masterful in a 1-0 loss in game two. Robson struck out 10
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Fraser Valley Chiefs shortstop Jovan Ewusie tags out Langley Blazeâ€™s Mike Krische during B.C. Premier League baseball action at Whalley Stadium on Sunday. The Blaze split a doubleheader against the Chiefs, and also won 6-5 on Tuesday night at McLeod Park against the North Shore Twins. and allowed just one hit and one walk. Unfortunately, the
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Langley Rams defensive back Jordan Linnen is off to Kamloops, where he will attend the B.C. Lions’ four-day rookie camp next month. Linnen, a Surrey native, is attending on a territorial junior exemption, and he hopes to impress the CFL team’s coaches enough to earn an invite to the Lions’ main camp the following week. Rookie camp is June 1-4. Linnen had 28 solo tackles and three assists last season, as well as forcing one fumble, recovering two others and intercepting one pass. The Rams, who moved to Langley this past offseason after a long and storied history in Surrey, are holding their own spring training camp beginning today (Friday) and running until Sunday at McLeod Athletic Park. About 100 players are expected at the camp, including most of the top junior football prospects from B.C. Minor Football and B.C. high school football programs. The team begins league play in the B.C. Junior Football Conference on July 30.
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A tough start to the season has led to a coaching change for the Langley Jr. Thunder lacrosse squad. The team is 0-3 in the B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League standings and that has led to the resignation of Reynold Comeault. Chris Levis, an assistant in his second season with the team, takes over as head coach. Levis brings a wealth of lacrosse knowledge, both as a player and as a coach.
The Langley Mustangs are off to a running start to the track season. The track and field clubâ€™s junior development athletes (ages 9-13) were competing in their first meet of the season as the Norwesters Elementaries Meet at Swangard Stadium over the weekend. And the Mustangs returned with 26 medals and a new club record from nine-year-old Natalie Monro, who ran a blazing 9.29 in the 60 metre dash. Medal winners include: Vaughn Taylor also captured five gold medals and seven medals altogether. Gold â€” Tanika Dolfo (long jump); Teagan Richardson (high jump); Caroline Gillespie (high jump); Hanna Rolfe (high jump); Chloe Hetherington (high jump); Vaughn Taylor (long jump, high jump, 100m, 200m, 600m); Joel Harrison (high jump, long jump, 300m); Drey Blair (100m, shot put); Daniel Pavlic (100m, 200m). Silver â€” Jaclyn Pauly (100m, long jump); Tanika Dolfo (shot put); Vaughn Taylor (60m); Josiah Perovich (100m, 600m, 1000m). Bronze â€” Jaclyn Pauly (high jump); Vaughn Taylor (shot put). The Mustangs senior athletes were at a Valley Royals meet in Abbotsford, with Adam Osborne and Stuart Ellenwood both breaking their existing club records. Osborne cleared 4.10m in pole vault, while Ellenwood ran the 49.07 in the 400m. Also at the meet, Georgia Ellenwood successfully reached the qualifying point standard in the heptathlon. She is working towards representing Canada this summer at the world youth championships in France.
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BCâ€™s #1 KIA SUPERSTORE â€œAPPLEWOOD KIAâ€? MPG
May 13, 14 & 15
WHILE INVENTORY LASTS
Car + Gas $ Car + 10,000 + ICBC CASH BACK
Donâ€™t Be Fuelissh Event OPTION 1
$ $ $ 96 112 158 FO8294
$ $ $ 114 132 186
You Choose 50 MPG
$ $ $ 155 175 224 BI-WEEKLY
No payments for 90 days available on select 2011 models and applies to purchase financing offers on on 2011 Rio/Rio5/Forte/Forte Koup/Forte5/Soul/Rondo/Optima models on approved credit (OAC). 0% purchase financing available on all 2011 Kia models on approved credit (OAC). Term varies by model and trim. Cash purchase credit and Loan credit available on select models and varies by model and trim. Credits are deducted from the negotiated 16299 selling price before taxes and cannot be combined with special lease and finance offers. Cash purchase prices includes Delivery and Destination fees, other provincial fees and excludes licensing, insurance, PPSA and19764 dealer administration fees (fees varies by model and trim). Other lease and finance options are also available. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Prices are subject to change without Fraser Hwy. Langley Bypass notice. Certain restrictions may apply. Financing and lease rates vary by vehicle and are valid on approved credit (O.A.C.) only. See dealer for full detail. Offers may change with out notice and are for examples only. See your Kia retailer for full offer/program details. Offer ends May 31, 2011. 2011 Rio $96.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $15,500 over an 84 month term at 0% interest the cost of borrowing $0.00 and the residual is $0.00 plus HSTSURREY OAC. 2011 Rio $112.00 bi-weekly payments based on the selling price of $18,200 over an 84 month term at 0% interest the cost of borrowing is $0.00 and the residual is $0.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and Gas up toLANGLEY $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Rio $158.00 bi-weekly payments based on the selling price of $25,500 over an 84 month term at 0% interest the cost of borrowing is $0.00 and the residual is $0.00 plus HST price includes $10,000 consolidation OAC. 2011 Soul $110.00 bi-weekly payments based on the selling price of $16,900 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $827.00 and the residual is $5541.00 plus HST OAC. 2011 Soul $127.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $19,600 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $959.00 and the residual is $6420.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and GAS up to $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Soul $175.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $26,900 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $1315.00 and the residual is $8798.00 plus HST price includes $10,000 OAC. 2011 Forte $114.85 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $17,600 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $861.00 and the residual is $5769.00 plus HST OAC. 2011 Forte $132.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $20,300 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $993.00 and the residual is $6648.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and GAS up to $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Forte $186.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $27,600 over a 60/84 month term at 1.49% interest the cost of borrowing is $1349.00 and the residual is $9026.00 plus HST price includes $10,000 consolidation OAC. 2011 Koup $127.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $19,200 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrow is $1236.00 and the residual is $6353.00 price includes $10,000 consolidation OAC. 2011 Koup $145.00 bi - weekly based on the selling price of $21,900 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $1409.00 and the residual is $7242.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and GAS up to 16299 Fraser Hwy. 19764 Langley Bypass $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Koup $192.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $29,200 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrowing $1876.00 and the residual is $9643.00 plus HST price includes $10,000 consolidation OAC. 2011 Sportage $155.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $22,800 over a 60/84 month term at 2.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $2337.00 and the residual is $7723.00 plus HST OAC. 2011 Sportage $175.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $25,500 over a 60/84 month term at 2.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $2613.00 and the residual is $8633.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and GAS up to $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Sportage $224.00 bi-weekly based on the sellingLANGLEY price of $32,800 over a 60/84 month term at 2.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $3357.00 and the residual is $11,094 plus HST price includes $10,000 conSURREY solidation OAC. 2011 Sorento $157.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $23,900 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $1537.00 and the residual is $7900.00 plus HST OAC. 2011 Sorento $175.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $26,600 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $1710.00 and the residual is $8788.00 plus HST price includes ICBC and GAS up to $2700.00 OAC. 2011 Sorento $223.00 bi-weekly based on the selling price of $33,900 over a 60/84 month term at 1.9% interest the cost of borrowing is $2177.00 and the residual is $11,190 plus HST price includes $10,000 consolidation OAC. All bike, fire pits and bbq giveaways must be given at time of purchase. The 90 day deferral is not available on the Sportage and Sorento. See dealer for further info. In-store sales ends May 15, 2011.
APPLEWOOD KIA LANGLEY â€œItâ€™s all good at Applewood!â€?
SPRING INTO ACTION
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Volkswagen Certified Pre-Owned • 0.9% Financing* • 112 point inspection • Additional 2 year or 40,000 km Ltd. factory warranty • 2 year roadside assistance • Volkswagen original replacement parts
2010 VW Tiguan
2007 VW Passat Sedan
2008 VW GTi
Automatic, ex-lease with only 44,278 kms, you net the savings. Stk#C0123
Automatic, ex-lease, you net the savings. Stk#C0142
2007 VW Jetta City
‘98 SUBARU IMPREZA SPORT WAGON
5 dr, pwr grp, Auto, excellent cond. Stk#310920A
1998 FORD F150 SUPER CAB 4X2
Matching Tonneau cover, beautiful condition. Stk#U5122A
Power windows & locks, 16” alloy wheels. Stk#C0049
Auto, clean condition, A/C Stk#114576A
Ex-lease, fully loaded Stk#U5227
Fully equipped Stk#U5059A
2006 Toyota Corolla 2011 Ford Raptor SVT 4X4
Automatic, very clean Stk#317723A
Loaded including nav., only 700 kms Stk#C0127
$26,995 $10,995 $60,995 #D8016 GOLD KEY LANGLEY VOLKSWAGEN HAMPTON INN
19545 NO. 10 HIGHWAY (LANGLEY BYPASS), SURREY TOLL FREE
Fully loaded, double DVD Stk#C0121
19545 NO. 10 HIGHWAY (LANGLEY BYPASS), SURREY
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS
. HWY SER FRA
6 Cylinder, Auto, power group Stk#C0055A
* 24 month term.
GOLD KEY LANGLEY VOLKSWAGEN HAMPTON INN
2004 Hummer H2
Automatic, V6, nicely equipped.
2002 VW JETTA GLS
2002 Mazda Protégé ‘03 Jeep Liberty Wagon Limited 4X4
2007 VW 2007 VW Rabbit Passat Wagon
Low kms, like new. Stk#C0089
1. Come to Gold Key 1 2. 2 Test drive any vehicle 3. Get a free Canucks window ﬂag 3
$6,995 Automatic, 4 Motion, only 9600 kms
Wave your Flag with Pride
By-Pass OVER 100 VEHICLES IN STOCK TO CHOOSE FROM
MASSIVE INVENTORY BLOWOUT SALE!
07 PONTIAC SOLSTICE
E Convertible, 11-057
09 DODGE GR CARAVAN Stow & Go. 11-009
07 DODGE RAM 1500 Quad SLT 4x4 loaded, 79km, 11-021
07 CADILLAC CTS
Loaded, 20” wheels, 72 kms, 11-027
07 FORD ESCAPE LTD
07 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
04 DODGE DAKOTA
02 CHEV SILVERADO XCAB
01 VW CABRIO CONV
Crew Cab, 4x4, SLT, loaded, 11-007
05 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
4x4 LT, leather, 95 km, 11-028
2 dr, s/roof, auto, AC, 10-036
01 GMC SONOMA x/cab, V6, Auto, 130k, 11-048
01 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC
07 FORD EXPLORER Eddie Bauer, 7 pass, roof, leather, 11-052
05 CHEV IMPALA
Low km, 7 pass, 11-041
42 km, loaded, 10-065
07 CHEV UPLANDER LT low kms, loaded, 7 pass, 11-043
Crew cab, 4x4, 11-051
4 dr, 80km
04 HONDA CIVIC LX
07 CHEVROLET COBALT
06 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
Auto, air, 1.6L, 4 cyl, 11-058
ss, auto, loaded, 11-037
2.5 auto, 10-106 BLOWOUT!
01 CHEV ASTRO CARGO
00 TOYOTA COROLLA
4 dr sedan, 11-009
Roof, leather, 86k, 11-008
02 DODGE CARAVAN
03 PONTIAC GRAND AM GT
8 pass, loaded, 10-126-1
07 GMC 2500 SLE
05 CHEV IMPALA SS
05 FORD EXPLORER SPORT ALE TRAC 70km 11-034
97 NISSAN PATHFINDER
08 FORD F-350 CREW CAB SALE LARIAT. 10-124
95 CHEV ASTRO
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bypassautosales.ca Trades Welcome! Open 7 days a week! Sat 9-6 Sun 11-5 firstname.lastname@example.org DL #30576 Some restrictions may apply
LOCATED AT 27441 FRASER HWY., ALDERGROVE
07 DODGE MEGACAB 5.9 Diesel, 48 km, loaded
05 SUBARU OUTBACK AWD, limited, 11-040
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Mail or drop off submissions to 20258 Fraser Hwy.; e-mail email@example.com Or go online at www.langleytimes.com to post your event. Click on calendar and ‘add event.’ Datebook is a free community service for non-profit organizations published twice a week.
• Baby Time Join library staff for fingerplays, songs, stories and rhymes for babies up to 23 months old. Find out what great resources the library has for new parents. Aldergrove Library Wednesday, May 18, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Registration is required for these free programs. Visit or call your local library. • Chemical Reaction, a movie hosted by the Canadian Cancer Society, Langley Environmental Partners Society, Kwantlen University’s School of Horticulture, and the Green Ideas Network, will be aired at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18 at Kwantlen auditorium. Register at 604-599-3311, email Gary.Jones@Kwantlen.ca. • Getting Ready for Gardening: Landscape Preparation. Spring is here, the weeds are growing, the shrubs need pruning, the lawn is a mess — what do I do? Join presenter Nancy Moore, a professional landscape designer, who will cover several aspects of gardening, including soil preparation, choosing appropriate plants, and planting bed and lawn maintenance. Bring your gardening questions to the Muriel Arnason Library on Wednesday, May 18, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration is required for this free program. Please visit the library or call 604-532-3590.
THURSDAY • Sharing and Caring Social at the Langley Seniors Recreation and Resource Centre. Most Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. $3 drop-in. On May 19, Gail, singer and guitarist from Cheek to Cheek, will entertain. • Romance writer Kate Austin On Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 pm. Kate Austin will speak on the art of developing character and creating plot. Murrayville Library 22071 48 Ave. Phone 604-533-0339 to reserve a seat. Free. • The May meeting of the Langley Field Naturalists will be on Thursday, May 19, at 7:15 p.m., at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207 St. when David Cook, chairman of Nature Vancouver Botany Section, will present 1965 Australian Star Mountains Expedition, Papua New Guinea. More info at langleyfieldnaturalists.org.
FRIDAY • Mother’s Day Luncheon On Friday, May 13, from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. join us for a Mother’s
Day Luncheon at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 3025 264 St. in Aldergrove. • Family Place’s Community Garden On Friday, May 20, come down to our Community Garden and help Sarah plant some vegetables for Family Place. Located behind the Kinsmen Centre in Aldergrove. For more information, please contact Sarah or Susan at 604-8561664.
SATURDAY • BC’s Road to Gold On Saturday, May 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Join historian John Mitchell on a trip back to the 1880s for an expedition along the challenging Cariboo Wagon Road. Experience travel by sternwheeler, stagecoach or freight wagon on a quest to the fields of gold. We’ll check out roadhouses that offered shelter along the route, and meet some eccentric characters of the day at Langley City Library. Call or visit to let them know you are coming. • Ten Thousand Villages celebrates World Fair Trade Day on Saturday, May 14. Special guests Shirika, a rhythmic African music group, perform at 1 p.m. Music, games, door prizes, food sampling, hourly draws at 20525 Fraser Hwy. This free family event celebrates fair trade and the choices we can make every day to empower the people who make the products we buy. • Wix Brown Elementary School Swap Meet happens Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Everything from kids clothes to farming supplies. You won’t want to miss this event. Tables $20. To book a table email Darlene at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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• The Elks and Royal Purple Lodges of B.C. are hosting their annual Walk-a-thon in support of the BC Family Hearing Resource Society on Sunday, May 15. Please support bright futures for young deaf and hard of hearing children and children with speech and language difficulties. Join us at the Campbell Valley Park in Langley (South Valley entrance) for a family 1.5 km walk to the Listening Bridge or a 3 km fun, noncompetitive walk/run on the Listening Loop. The registration starts at 9 a.m. and the walk/ run at 10 a.m. Come along for a walk, a run or just some family fun. www.caslpa.ca/english/ resources/maymonth.asp.
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10 Tans $30 Unlimited tanning:
Klassik $30, Pryzma $40
Diva Standup $50 Full body spray tanning $30
With every purchase of a countertop of $3,000 or more.
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BOTOX FACE REJUVENATION
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Regular Specials 10 tans any bed - $45 Unlimited tanning any bed - $55 $7 Sundays
NEW and EXISTING PATIENTS
Zoom Whitening Special
Take Home Bleaching Kit Ivory Dental Centre
#57 - 20821 Fraser Hwy.
604-533-5653 Mon-Fri 10am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 10am - 5pm
112-20151 Fraser Highway
Must have exam, x-rays, & full cleaning prior to whitening.
Not be combined with any other special.
Must have coupon. Expires May 31, 2011
Cosmetic and Family Dentistry • New Patients and Emergencies Welcome!
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604.575.5555 fax 604.575.2073 email email@example.com circulation 604.514.6770 FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS 5
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Left us suddenly, May 13, 2010, Sadly missed
Did you graduate from Westsyde Secondary School in Kamloops, BC in 1991? If so, we are looking for you! Please contact Beverly at: firstname.lastname@example.org so we can invite you to the 20 year reunion in July 2011.
The Years may pass but still you stay as near and dear as yesterday I miss you Honey, Love Lizzie Mike Guiel May 17th 1981 You were the sunshine in our lives, The never ending joy you brought to our family. Continued memories, Guiel Family
George passed away peacefully on May 4, 2011 at age 85 in Langley. George was born in England and immigrated to Canada in 1967 with his family. George will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Joan, of 60 years, his daughters Kim (Beau), Tina (Doug), his two grandchildren Shane and Alisha. Also survived in the UK by sisters Isola, and Celia and many nieces and nephews. George will be remembered with loving warmth by everyone he touched and will live on forever in all of our hearts. No ﬂowers or service at family’s request. Donations may be made to the Langley Food Bank. Our thanks to Dr. Aspinall, Dr. Shirley and the staff at Langley Memorial Hospital. “Night, night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.”
LOST AND FOUND
FOUND: BAG of jewelllery, vic. 232nd & 56th, Thursday, May 12. Call to identify. 604-530-1927.
BROOKSWOOD. SPACE available in experienced, caring and fun environment. Excellent refs. Call 604534-0612. DAYCARE available in Willoughby area, ages 0-5, certiﬁed in First Aid, hours ﬂexible. Call 604-539-2162 for more info. SUSAN’S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624
Babysitter needed in my home. S.Langley area, 25-35 hrs/wk. $8.75/hr. Ref’s req’d. Moms with a baby are welcome too. Email resume: email@example.com
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21st CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 Tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! Sunday, MAY 15, 10am-3pm Croation Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Info: 604-980-3159. Admission $4.
LUCAS. Brian Lucas left us suddenly on April 28, 2011, while on vacation in Mexico.
Brian was known for his love of food, vacationing and weekend golf. He left us doing what he enjoyed the most. Celebration of Life will be held on Monday May 16, 2011, 2pm At Henderson’s Funeral Home Langley, B.C. In lieu of ﬂowers donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
ACCOUNT receivable needed. If you are interested,kindly email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit our website www.chshug.com BOOKKEEPER Needed must know Simply accounting software and be able to reconcile banks and gereral ledger accounts. Part time work based on jobs available. contact LaPointe Accounting @Fax 604-5397728.
108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES DO YOU NEED EXTRA INCOME? Work from home, be your own boss. No limits or possibilities. Call Petra 604-351-5625
21st Century Flea Market. May 15. 10am-3pm. Croatian Cultural Cntre 3250 Commercial Drive. Adm. $4.
He leaves behind his wife Michele, companions Pebbles and Bam Bam; parents Bill and Peggy Lucas; siblings Linda (Gord) Weir, David (Carolee) Lucas, and 8 nieces and nephews. He will be missed by many aunts, uncles, friends and colleagues.
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Do not think of me as gone, whenever you think of me, I will be there.
KEN JOHNSON Sept 25, 1930 - May 14, 2009
Flower Store Wake up & smell the roses be your own boss! Existing 20 year old turnkey franchise available in Victoria. $49,900. Serious inquiries only to sellﬂowers505@gmail.com
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Each office independently owned and operated
• Strong management • Career development & training programs • Executive ofﬁce space available (some with windows)
Senior Accounting Assistant Permanent Full-Time position Location: Cloverdale, BC ESC Automation is one of the largest independent HVAC controls contractors in North America. We have an immediate opening at our Cloverdale Headquarters for a Senior Accounting Assistant. The qualiﬁcations and duties are as follows; Qualiﬁcations: Diploma in Financial Management or equivalent; a minimum of two years general accounting experience working with fully integrated accounting systems, preferably Great Plains; detail-oriented; problem-solver; advanced MS Excel and Word skills. Duties: Routine A/P and A/R duties e.g. supplier account reconciliations; HST returns; cheque runs; customer progress and retention billings, bank reconciliations, inter-company account reconciliations; maintenance of job cost system; preparing monthly A/R reports; other A/R, A/P and GL duties as required.
Truck Drivers Req’d F/T Sal: $25/hr Duties: Operate/drive trucks to transport goods/materials to destinations; Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle; Ensure safety, security, loading/unloading of cargo. Basic English reqd. Punjabi is an asset. E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 604-888-7481 Location: Langley, BC
DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE
Is Hiring Hair Stylists
DETAILERS/RECONDITIONERS wanted for busy RV Dealership in Langley. Seasonal part time position avail. Outside work environment. If you pride yourself with the highest quality of work & have energy and enthusiasm please apply to join our dynamic & fun team. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Full and Part-Time positions for our Langley location
We Provide Customers for Hair Stylists That Love To Cut Hair!
Call Sam 778-898-4120
Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 www.dgscanada.ca Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers
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Service Supervisor Allied Windows in Langley has a career opportunity for a Service Supervisor. Responsibilities: • Planning, organizing, & scheduling work for the service techs • Accountable for the leadership, performance & Safety of the Service Team • Able to handle enquires & complaints from customers & builders FAX RESUME: 604-856-8613 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
DRIVER - Fraser Valley based heavy haul trucking company has opening for one qualiﬁed class 1 driver. Must have min 2yrs exp., be bondable and able to cross the border. Fax resume & abstract to 604-852-4112 . No phone calls PLS
• Full time, Shift work! • Overnights / Early Mornings / Weekends
10.31/HR + BENEFITS Apply at store:
Polmar Ent Ltd. o/a Tim Hortons 20270 Logan Ave, Langley or Fax: 604-530-4909
Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.
Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca
Attention Students SUMMER WORK Flex. sched., $17 base-appt, customer sales/svc, cond. apply. No exp needed. 604595-1040 summeropenings.ca
KEY BOARDIST P/T, Sun. 11am, Anglican Church of Ascension, 778574-6525 email: email@example.com
Atlas Power Sweeping Labourers Required. Duties include general labour, pressure washing. Good driving record required. Air ticket and general mechanical experience beneﬁcial. Will train for advancement. Please send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-294-5988.
Requires • Lead Hands • Supervisors • Managers with the right personal stuff ingredients. If you have the maturity, skills, abilities & desire to be a team leader, then come develop and advance with an expanding Company! We offer a Broad Incentive Compensation Package Commensurate with your Offering....... E-mail: email@example.com FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certiﬁed, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944 KENNEL Attendant req’d for busy boarding kennel. Must be reliable. Exp. an asset. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rock ‘n roll Attitude! $9 - $20 per hr!
Expanding advertising company is looking for 10 people to start right away. We offer: Paid Training, travel, advancement, & beneﬁts. Must work well in a team atmosphere. F/T 18+
Call today, start tomorrow! Erica 604-777-2196
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Call to discuss advancing your career Dedicated to enhancing the lives and careers of our agents
If you meet these qualiﬁcations and have the desire to join a growing dynamic company, please apply in conﬁdence to:
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Michele Bouchard 604-513-2300 Rainer Weininger 604-466-2838
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SPRING/SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES LANGLEY LANDSCAPE CENTRE COMPETITION # BU11-0050 BURNCO Rock Products has immediate openings for eager, friendly, efficient individuals to work at the Landscape Centre Langley Location. These are seasonal, full and part time positions which can run until November 30, 2011. Landscaping experience preferred but not necessary.
PART TIME / SEASONAL FULL-TIME YARD and LOADER PERSONNEL SALES CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES We require personnel who meet these demands: • Excellent customer service • Ability to work in a fast paced environment • Be friendly, assertive and highly motivated Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications to:
BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.
Phone: (604) 455-2480 email@example.com orc firstname.lastname@example.org We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
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Sales Associates- Part Time
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FASHION ADDITION 14+
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Surrey metal fabrication shop requires energetic persons for general shop labour. Involves some heavy lifting. No experience required. $12.60 per hour to start, $14.00 per hour after 30 days worked. Opportunities for training and advancement after 6 months. Full time position. Complete beneﬁt package. Hours of shift are 7:00am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday Apply in person at: Unitran Manufacturers Ltd.
142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Trainees Needed now! Large & Small Firms Seeking Certiﬁed A&P Staff Now. No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Avail. 1-888-424-9417
5225 192nd Street, Surrey B.C.
AUTO SALES PROFESSIONALS
or by email: email@example.com or by fax: (604) 574-9318 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
The Lemare Group is currently seeking a hydraulic loader/hoe chucker, boom man & off highway truck driver for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Fax resume to 250-9564888 or email: ofﬁce@lemare.ca.
Family Caregivers Wanted Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a youth who needs your help? PLEA Community Services Society of BC is looking for individuals to provide live-in care for youth aged 12 to 18. We have the homes, and we need you! Training and support is provided for qualiﬁed applicants. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at:
HOME STAY FAMILIES
LOOKING FOR FAMILIES to host short-term in Langley (TWU) & Surrey (170th & 16th Ave). ~~ July 26th - August 10th ~~ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES PORTO FINO
Line cook/pizza cook, delivery driver & server req. for our Cloverdale and Delta locations. Apply in person with resume after 4 p.m. or call 604576-2500.
MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees Needed! Hospitals & Dr’s Need Medical Ofﬁce & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Career Training & Job Placement also Available! 1-888-778-0459
2 experienced SALES PEOPLE required with positive attitudes. We provide an Excellent Pay Plan & Bonuses. In store training & large customer base. Great new & used vehicle inventory to sell. Please e-mail or fax resume: email@example.com Fax: 604-857-1469
SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING B.S.T. classes in Abby. Job placement. 604-859-8860 www.brissonsecurity.com
BUTTERWORTH’S TRANSPORT Requires HD Mechanic with inspectors license. Please call 604-574-3737
FABRICATORS Medium-size manufacturing plant requires qualiﬁed steel fabricators with experience in structural sheet and plate work. Please apply in writing to:
Wellons Canada Corp. 19087 96th Avenue Surrey, BC V4N 3P2 Fax: (604) 888-2959
RE & RE Team Leader
Norwegian Wood Property Maintenance Services is looking for an entrepreneurial team leader to join our South Surrey-based renovations and maintenance business. Through integrity and careful understanding of our clients’ needs, our goal is to provide the best advice and, ultimately, value for money. Consequently, our continued growth has been built upon repeat and referred clients. These include local government, strata, commercial and residential properties throughout The Lower Mainland. Norwegian Wood is proud to be a young company, so the right candidate will be ambitious and enjoy the opportunity to work with the President on growth, innovation and the direction of future business. Preferably, he or she will have: D a strong background in construction and all areas of ﬁnishing D a trade qualiﬁcation and be a true all-rounder D knowledge of current building codes, excellent understanding of building envelope/structural issues and practical restoration experience D the ability to assist in compiling building deﬁciency reports and project estimates D be experienced leading projects up to $100K D the desire and energy to be ‘hands-on’ and to lead by example.
Competitive remuneration will be dependent upon experience and qualiﬁcations. The position is required to be ﬁlled immediately, so please submit resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org before Thursday, May 19, 2011 along with: goals, references, certiﬁcates, past projects, salary requirements. Only those who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted, but Norwegian Wood wishes to thank all candidates as we appreciate the time taken to apply for the position and wish you all the best of luck in your search. All resumes will be kept on ﬁle and considered for other positions as they arise.
WOODWORKER Moulderman (women)
Attn: Manufacturing Manager
LABOURERS Also required.
Good Wages & Beneﬁts
Call: 604.888.4856 Serious Enquiries Only!
Foremen, Pipelayers, Operators & Skilled Labourers required for a BC owned and operated company. Must have 3 yrs. experience in underground utility and a valid drivers license. Fax resume 604-881-2412 or e-mail: email@example.com JOURNEYMEN Fabricators & CWB Ticketed Welders required. Days & Afternoon shifts avail. Gloucester Industrial Park. Fax: 604-856-2363 Visit our website www.lesteel.com
The Langley Times is seeking a student for a paid reporter internship position. The successful applicant will have good writing and photography skills, a practical knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop and knowledge of and interest in the online side of the community news business, including video. This position will involve two to three days work per week from June through early September, with one of those days on weekends. Pay will be at the rate outlined in the CEP collective agreement. Applications and attached clippings can be e-mailed to Frank Bucholtz, editor, Langley Times by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 26.
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Warehouse Labourer Required in Aldergrove. Applicant must; S Be in good physical shape S Have reliable transportation to and from work S Be able to work in a fast paced environment S Forklift experience an asset
Send resume to: Fax to (604)854-1634 or e-mail: Rhonda.ay firstname.lastname@example.org Please make sure resume is clearly marked Attention: Rhonda Aymar
WAREHOUSE PERSON A textile importer in Cloverdale is searching for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our team. Must speak ﬂuent English. You will be responsible for receiving, processing, packing and shipping fabric. Starting wage is $12.50/hr. Please Fax your resume to: 604-576-6036 or email to: ofﬁce@westradetextiles.com
SHANGHAI. Spring Special $10 off with ad, 10am-12am 604591-1891, 16055 Fraser Hwy, Sry (UNIQUE) RELAXATION BODY CARE 604-859-2998 ~ In-suite shower #4 - 2132 Clearbrook Road, Abby
175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS
Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function... • Dinner Parties • Executive Meetings • Family Gatherings • Weddings / Banquets • B-B-Ques • Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.
IDL Projects Inc. is a dynamic rapidly growing, progressive construction company currently accepting resumes for the position of Wellpoint Dewatering Superintendent/Foreman for a project in Kitimat, BC. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of 5 years experience in wellpoint dewatering and must possess the ability to manage several crews and up to 10 employees. All accommodation and travel costs will be provided by the employer.
Please submit resumes to Bob Cartwright at email@example.com or contact 250-878-5292 for further information.
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GARDENING PARADISE LANDSCAPING
FREE ESTIMATES Serving Langley since 1986 Lawn Mowing * Yard Cleanups Fertilizing * Hedges Pruning * Rubbish Removal New Lawns * Top Soil & Bark Mulch. Fully Insured
263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE 185
ACE HOME SERVICES Competitive Rates. (778)889-1357 or 604-825-3908
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 224
Evergreen Bobcat & Mini Excavator Driveway removing, trenching & concrete breakers, drain tile, septic install & repairs. Oil tank removal. 20yrs. exp. Gd rates 604-250-6165
GRAHAM’S EXCAVATING ~ Excavation, Clearing ~ ~ Drainage, Final Grading ~ Free Estimates, 20 years exp. Fully Insured/WCB
~CHOICE CARPET CLEANING~ Free Estimates. Guaranteed Work! 604-897-6025 (24 hr) 788-688-0117
Brisk Home Cleaners Walnut Grove /Fort Langley
Weekly W Bi-Weekly W Monthly Insured & Bonded, Exc. ref’s.
CONCRETE & PLACING
Concrete Lifting Specialist
Bonniecrete Const Ltd Free Est & Warranties D House & Garage Floors D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Raise to Proper Height D Eliminate Trip Spots D Provide Proper Drainage
Over 25 yrs exp.
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS VISION EXOTIK FLOORING INC.
Terri 604.837.1709 CLEANING SPECIAL $25/hour minimum 2hrs. Price includes cleaning supplies. Also laminate ﬂooring and paint specials. Free estimates. A-TECH Services at 604-230-3539 ENGLISH LADY. Cleaning & etc. Honest, reliable, hard working. Pets ok. Refs. Reas rates (604)533-1711 EUROPEAN CLEANING LADY, exp., prof, reliable, Weekly & biweekly. Refs avail. 604-825-7929 HOME FREE HOUSECLEANING Professionally trained housecleaner $25/hr Bondable, supplies incl. weekly, bi-weekly, monthly. Move in/out Chris 604-575-1736.
6’ Cedar Fence: $16/ft. Hand blt. Sundecks, Sheds & Gazebos. Est’d 1989, free est. Brad 604-530-9331
- Hardwood Floor Specialist -Installation, Sanding, Reﬁnishing Express your unique and individual style with a custom stain. Dust free sanding. 778-995-Wood (9663). View our picture gallery at www.visionexotik.com
A CLEAN CUT Lawn Care, Landscape, Mini Excavating, triming 604-220-9097,604-856-1558 A HANDY GUY with Lawn Mower, Big or Small I do it all !! Home 604888-8009 Cell 604-839-8571 A HON’S GARDENING - Gardening Service - Clean-up - Power Raking - Painting inside/outside Cell: 604-440-8138 / 604-767-2125 GARDEN & LAWN Maint. Pruning, Hedge trim, Power Raking, Aeration. Free Est. Jason 604-614-5954 GARDEN TOPSOIL $20 per yard. Delivery available with 5 yard dump trailer. Mushroom manure $10/yard. 604-768-7571 or 604-856-4255 HEDGE TRIMMING - Pruning, Weed/Moss control. Disposal. Call John at 778-241-0416
CONCRETE PLACING/FINISHING, Removal/ Replacement Experts. Free est. Call Chris (778)552-8537
TURF BOYS. Lawn Maintenance, Weekly cuts, Aeration, Power rake, Lime, Fertilize, Hedge trim. Call 604-785-5596 or 604-888-0743
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prices starting from for 3 lvl. hm. $95/gutters, $95/windows. 2 lvl. hm. $75/gutters, $75/windows. Excellent Service Since 1976. 778-861-0465 NEED GUTTERS? I install continuous aluminum gutters. Free estimate. Call Paul (604)897-2453
ALL HANDS ON DECK
Sundeck Specialists All Aspects Of Sundeck Construction
• Cedar • Vinyl Decks • Pressure Treated ***Spring Special*** *Licensed *Insured *25 Years
Call Andre 604-836-7150 A-1 CONTRACTING. Renos. Bsmt, kitchens, baths, custom cabinets, tiling, plumbing, sundecks, rerooﬁng. Dhillon 604-782-1936.
PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.
ALL DECKED OUT DECKING LTD
Call: Rick (604) 202-5184
SPECIALIZING IN: Vinyl and Wood decks.
Repair/replace or custom build.
FPatios FPool Decks FSidewalks FDriveways FForming FFinishing FRe & Re All Your Concrete Needs 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured
Call Peter 604-541-8841 .Jim’s Mowing Spring Services - jimsmowing.ca
Danny 604 - 307 - 7722
35 + YEARS EXPERIENCE. Reno’s, Additions, Sun Decks, Fences, Finishing etc. Quality workmanship guarantd. References.
UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured
604-514-1349 Joe 604-202-3394 DECKS - R - US. Sundecks by exp. European craftsman. Interior home Renos. Kitchen/bath/bsmt. Insured. Ivan 778-549-6858
778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES
Wellpoint Dewatering Superintendent/Foreman
** MONEY AVAILABLE ** 1st, 2nd & 3rd Mortgages Use the EQUITY in your HOME for Consolidation, Renovation or Any Reason. Call Donna at BBK Investments Ltd. 604.341.2806
INDOOR Construction Jobs A manufacturer of pre-fabricated wall panels and trusses in the Port Kells area of Langley is looking for production staff who are hard working and dependable. Truss building experience preferred, but not necessary. Several positions available starting at $14.59. Fax resume to 604-882-8413 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Req. for West Coast Moulding & Millwork, Port Kells BC. Must have previous exp. running moulders & capability of grinding proﬁle knifes, set-up of moulder heads & complete knowledge of a moulders operations. Positive attitude, dedication & willingness to learn rewarded with: • Advancement Opportunities • Excellent Remuneration & Beneﬁts. Please Fax resume: 604-513-1194 or E-mail: jobs @westcoastmoulding.com
FLAT ROOFERS Metro Rooﬁng requires exp. Flat Roofers, BUR, torch, single ply (TPO & PVC). Commercial and Industrial Projects.
Exceptional Quality On Time, On Budget, As Promised...
WALTER’’S DRYWALL Taping - Texture - Repairs Over 40 yrs exp. 604-308-7943
#1167 LIC’D, BONDED. BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 #1 QUOTES FREE.FAST & FAIR. Local Electrician. 35yrs exp. 12% off, sm jobs. Paul 604-576-9251 lic. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
Building Customer Conﬁdence
Quality Renovations • Fencing/Decks • Water Damage • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Finished Basements • 24 hr. Emergency Service • Grow-Op Remediation & Repair Ask about our Referral Program
* BBB * Licensed * Insured * WCB
604.230.2217 / 604.999.5890
Pink y H O U S E C LEAN I N G s Tickled • Weekly / Biweekly • Spring Cleans • Move Ins/Outs
Call for Estimate 604-341-6144
www.mdmservices.ca Serving Since 1993 HANDYMAN SERVICES Small renos, ext/int painting, tile, ﬁnishing carpentry, elec, plumbing. Work guar. Chris 778-863-6021 Paving Stones, Retaining walls, Fences, Decks. Call Paul 604-6257611 or James 604-613-8630
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 300
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING
★ Kitchens ★ Bathrooms Basement & Garage conversions ★Additions ★ Laminate ★Hardwood ★ Engineered Wood ★ Tile ★Carpet ★Baseboard & Crown moldings ★Sundecks ★Rooﬁng.
Hemlock, Fir & Cedar
Available for Delivery Call for pricing
Member of B.B.B. & G.V.H.B.A., WCB and liability insured, ref’s.
604-465-5193 or 604-465-5197
28th Annual Hyack Festival
Queens Park Arenex, 600 Eight St New West,
Call Gary Ward @ M&W Classic Home Renovations 604-530-1175 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOLO LANDSCAPING Commercial / Residential Registered / Affordable - Hedging / Pruning - Soil / Mulch / Gravel Installs - Pressure Washing - Lawn Maintenance - Plant / Removal of trees
Home Pro Renovations Over 20 years experience. Products and Services from a company you can trust!!!!!!
NO JOB TOO SMALL!
Call Gary 604-835-2797 or 604-825-0103
MOVING & STORAGE
1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. We move - We ship - We recycle. Senior- Student Discount available. 604-800-9488. ABBA MOVERS & DEL. Res/com 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25 yrs of experience 604-506-7576 A FAST MOVING & CLEANING. Professional movers. *Garbage removal *Big/small. Insured, great rates. Free est. 778-888-9628
HUDOLIN’S RENO’S Commercial/Residential ✔ Basement suites, decks Trex ✔ Bathrooms, Kitchens ✔ Finishing work & moulding Free Estimates email@example.com
Call Dave: 604-862-9379
AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance
ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.
10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas ﬁtter. Aman: 778-895-2005 $38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 AT PANORAMA PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES. Jobs Small-Big, Res/Com 604-818-7801 www.panoramaplumbing.com NEED PLUMBING? Dan’s Your Man! Lic’d & Insured. Free Est. Dan @ 604.418.6941
DECKS, Sidewalks, Driveways, Siding. Reasonable rates. Fast Service. Call Chris (604)534-4663
POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING
From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Insured ~ Licenced ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes
May 22nd & 23rd, 2011 10am-5pm daily. Admission $2 One of the many events to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Hyack Festival Association. www.hyack.bc.ca ALDERGROVE
HOBBY FARM GARAGE SALE Sunday May 15th, 10am-5pm
26556 62 Ave. Diningroom Suite, Freezers, Garden Equipment, Etc. NO EARLY BIRDS PLEASE CLAYTON HEIGHTS - 7057 184th St., May 14 & 15, 10am - 3pm, some of everything...multi family Cloverdale Flea Market CLOSED Sun May15 & Sun May22 RE-OPEN Sun May 29 CLOVERDALE Sat. May 14, 8-1. 5916 182A St. off 60th. 3 family, hsehold, kids & baby items, furn.
Deer Creek Estate Annual Garage Sale
SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE
Call Ian 604-724-6373
2315 198 St, Langley May 14, 8am-3pm
European Quality Workmanship
Per Molson 575-1240 ~MASTER CARPENTER~
Estate Moving Sale Sat/Sun. May 14/15, 8am- 4pm. 20462 - 70th Ave. Antiques ie: Wood wheels, liquor cab, picnic basket, 1800’s coverlet; home/garden, German/ Danish plates; Hummels, Gutmann; elaborate glass, corner cab, silver ﬂoor chest, numerous items, all negotiable. LANGLEY. GARAGE SALE: Sat May 14th, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 19774 - 47th Ave. Furniture & misc. LANGLEY, PLANT SALE 4789 - 202nd St. May 14 and 15th. 8:00am - 4:00pm. ALL MUST GO!
Multi-Family Sale Cul-de-sac Sale (14 Homes) 3398 - 198A St. Sat. May 14th, 9am-2pm Walker Bay Boat, European King Size bed frame with night stand, Household Items, Shop items, other Marine related items, Computer games, books, puzzles etc. **NEIGHBOURHOOD Yard Sale** MAY 14th 9-3- incl. 40 homes South of 88 between 212 & 216 Forest Hills-North Langley. Pam Stadnik RE/MAX Treeland UPLANDS, 3 family, Sat May 14, 9am-4pm. Collectibles, bikes Marin $400, baby stroller & clothes, hshld, 5ft Barbie doll hse. 4561-209th St.
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.
A to Z Rooﬁng Ltd. Spec in re-roofing, asphalt, cedar, ﬂat roof. Guar Wrk. WCB, BBB. 778-996-6479. GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs BBB, WCB $2m Liability. Clean Gutters $80. 24 hrs. 7dys/wk. 604-240-5362
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TREE SERVICES A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports
ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582
Deck Experts.ca Railings
Glass Aluminum Wrought Iron Trex Railings Cedar Pressure Treated
A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs
PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com
Fireplaces Kitchens & Barbeques Sun Rooms & Patio Covers Landscaping Hot Tubs & Pools Trellis & Gazebos
604-626-7100 www.deckexperts.ca 365
Danny’s Painting. Interior & Exterior, Free Estimates, Written Guarantee, full issued WCB cover. Danny 778-385-5549
For all your decorating needs call a Master Painter with AAA/BBB Rating?
38 Years Experience All Aspects of Painting Int./Ext. Com/Residential Free Estimates call anytime!
Call 604-607-6659 or Cell, 604-537-3553
604-537-4181 Free Estimates & Advice
Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner email: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNK REMOVAL On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!
GOT JUNK? Rubbish Removal
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LANGLEY RUBBISH EXTRA CHEAP PRICES CALL ROGER
9 6 8-0 3 6 7 Rubbish Removal & more Small Haul Help.
359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL
Call the Pros!
B&B SEPTIC SERVICE
Dan Laybourn Paint Contracting
• Trouble Shooting • Repairs • Designing Type 1 & 2 Treatment Plants • Installations Type 1,2 & 3 Systems • Maintenance Programs • Inspection Arrangements • Excavation & Site Preparation • Work Safe B.C. (Conﬁned entry space certiﬁed)
Decking Systems Railing Systems Outdoor Living
GARAGE SALE SAT. May 14, 8-3 9264-213 St. Plants, household item, garden tools, lawn mower, Xmas, toys, tires, clothing, etc WALNUT GROVE:
Undercover Multi Family Yard & Bake Sale
21164 - 88 Ave Sat May 14, 9am-1:30pm Crafts, toys, doll clothes, jewelry. Hot dogs & pop $2.50 after 10am Free coffee. Lots of parking in the complex. Rain or Shine! WILLOUGHBY
MOVING SALE 19936 71Ave. Sat. May 14, 7am - 6pm.
Tools, small appliances, lots of household items.
RAIN or SHINE
YORKIE PUPS. P/B no papers. Shots, vet checked, $850. Born Mar 12. 604-702-8338 Chwk YORKIE X POMERANIAN, 2 male, 1 female, all shots, vet checked, dewormed. $550. 604-504-5438.
LITTLE LOAD SPECIALIST. Sand & gravel delivered. Small orders welcome. Topsoil available. Call (604) 532-0662 days/eves.
Hayden Painting Solutions Ltd www.haydenpainting.ca
MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510
SL PAINTING Interior/Exterior. FREE Estimates. Quality job. Fully insured - WCB Please call Sonly.
Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing, gates. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
A-1 Ceramics, Marble, Glass blocks etc. Install/Repair. Res./Comm. Free Est. 20 years exp. Peter’s Tile (604)209-0173
Get your trees or tree removal done NOW
✓ Tree & Stump Removal ✓ Certiﬁed Arborists ✓ 20 yrs exp. 60’ bucket truck ✓ Crown reduction ✓ Spiral pruning ✓ Fully insured. Best Rates
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MUSHROOM MANURE for sale Call 778-883-1591 WEED FREE Mushroom Manure. 13 yards - $100 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $120. 604-856-8877
ADORABLE SPIRITED 4 mo. old P.B. Beagle, has all papers, shots & toys. $450 ﬁrm. Cecillia 858-5451 AFRICAN GRAY-lrg cage. Moving. Looking for good home for my Joey. Talks alot. $1800: (604)931-6616 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 English Springer Spaniels, ready June not registered, $850. Call (604)795-3161 GERMAN Shepherd pups, ckc reg. parents German bloodlines with no slope, exc temperament. $750. (604)796-3026. No sun calls GERMAN SHEPHERD pups, family raised, cute, adorable, black/tan, dewormed. $600. 778-378-6151. LAB RETRIEVER PUPS, yellow & black, $550. Vet check, quality lineage, dew claws, 1st shots, dewormed. (604)702-0217 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com PRESA CANARIO pups, black, brindle & fawn, ready to go. Dad 150lbs, Mom 120lbs. 778-552-1525 SHELTIE PUPPIES 1- white body w/black patches, rest are sable, 1st shots, dewormed (604)826-6311 TWO female maltesse puppys 10 weeks old vet checked dewormed and ﬁrst shots . 700.00 each call 604-591-5789
WANTED: Wiggle hoe or complete cultivator set for I.H. 140 tractor. Please call Rob 250395-4042
Moving must sell Vilas Rock Maple Dining Rm Suite $2000 obo Call 604-888-2849
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE
Cedar Vinyl Decking Trex Decking Pressure Treated Deck Repairs Paving Stone & Concrete
Household items, crafts, books, garden items, many useful treasures.
Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $
WALNUT GROVE Downsizing Sale Sat. May 14th 9am -2pm 9588 - 212th St.
Over 15 units involved. Something for everyone, antiques, tools and household goods.
Garage Sale Walnut Grove Friday May 13th, 4pm - ? Sat. May 14th 8am - ? 21112 - 95A Ave. Tools, Designer & Collector Items.
South West Pro Wash Mobile $99; Rancher $149
329 PAINTING & DECORATING
Framing, Finishing Millwork, Cabinets Complete Renovations Additions, Decks Gazebos, etc. Local references available
BBQ at Club house, burg, dogs & beverages.
PAUL’S MOVING 5 Ton truck, will beat any other mover’s price! BC/Alta/Ont. Packing. Family O/O 778-808-2398 OR 1-888-507-2857 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
CONTRACT OR HOURLY FREE ESTIMATES BBB MEMBER
FRIDGE $175; stove $150; washer $150; dryer $125. Good cond. Warnty. Free del. 604-951-4002.
MISC. FOR SALE
Wall Units - 2 Sauder Oak ﬁnish, Adj shelves and storage area, top shape $99.00 Call 604-856-8104
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com
612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE Chilliwack restaurant. Owner moving out of country, established clientele, 20yrs, in business. $125,000 neg. 604-798-4628 serious inquiries only, leave message.
COPPER CREEK VALLEY RANCH & ACREAGE FOR SALE BY TENDER PARCEL #1: W 1/2 of NE 1/4 SEC 36, TP 21, PID# 007-047-312, Lot 1 Plan KAP68234, PID# 024931-161 407 Acres Home Ranch - Shop c/w Suite, Mobile Home, Barns etc. Hayland, 360 GPM well, 900 AUM range permit PARCEL #2: SW 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC 1, TP22, PID# 007-047-355 160 Acres Partial Hayland - 140 GPM well PARCEL #3: NW 1/4 SEC 1, TP 22, PID# 002-373-874 160 Acres Partial Hayland PARCEL #4 LOT 1 PL KAP52752, 018-850-979 103 Acres Hayland PARCEL #5: SE 2/4 SEC 11, TP22, ExC. SW 1/4 LS2, PID# 002-373-815 80 GPM Well 160 Acres PARCEL #6 SW 1/4 OF LS10, SEC11, TP22, 002-373-831 10 Acres Hydro & Telephone to all properties All offers to be submitted to Royal LePage Kamloops on or before June 1, 2011 Deposit cheque for 5% of offer - Payable to Royal LePage Kamloops - In Trust - Balance of funds must be paid in full by June 15, 2011 Offers accepted on any or all parcels Highest or any offer not necessarily accepted Persons submitting offers must rely on their own research, inspection of land and improvements as to condition and # of acres. No offers will be considered which are subject to ﬁnancing. ALL OFFERS TO BE OPENED AT 10:00 AM SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011. Please forward bids and inquires to:
Wayne Gardner C: 1-250-558-9516 O: 1-250-374-3022 322 Seymour St, Kamloops
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INVESTMENT PROPERTY (possible tax shelter) at Craigmyle, Alta (a half section) presently rented to a cow & calf operation. Asking $176,000. RANGELAND REAL ESTATE 1-403-854-4456
HOUSES FOR SALE
2 BDRM APARTMENT FOR RENT in Langley City Ideal for children, next to park and green space. Available for immediate occupancy. Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher Covered Parking Inquire about our huge rent incentives
Northland Apartments 19777 Willowbrook Dr., Langley
1 BDRM SUITES AVAILABLE NOW! Newer building, secure entry, 5 appl’s including insuite washer and dryer, a/c, electric f/p, u/g prkg & balconies. No pets CLOSE TO SHOPPING, Superstore & Willowbrook Mall.
Please call 604-534-9499
EXQUISITE SANCTUARY Fabulous 2.26 private acres with creek in beautiful Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island. Enchanting 3600 sq.ft. 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom custom built 1995 home. Outstanding 57x40 shop with own bathroom, lots of parking. Features hardwood, tile throughout, custom cabinetry. Gas ﬁreplaces, stove, heat and hot water; ensuite with soaker tub. Thinking of a life style change? Move to Vancouver Island. Even better, move to Port Alberni, the Salmon Capital of the World! Visit www.albernihomes4u.ca for more information on this “one of a kind” property. Asking $649,000 RE/MAX Mid Island Realty Port Alberni, B.C. John Stilinovic 250-724-4725 Toll Free 1-877-723-5660
*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake! Lakeshore living At it’s Best! 101 ft frontage by 88 ft. Fabulous 180 - degree water view with tons of outdoor living space. VACATION HOME 1-1/2 Story - 1200 sq. ft. Upper level - 3 bdrms Main level - 1 large bdrm Main bathrm, Open ﬂoor Plan - dining rm, kitchen and front room with dbl patio door access to Large deck - over 700 sq. ft. Large ﬂoating wharf - 512 sq. ft. 2 buoys, Firepit BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel. Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends with loads of summer fun for everyone! 5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC. Only $729,000
Call 604-542-0865 or 250-955-6398
AT THE GLEN, Maple Falls WA, 2008 12’x35’ Park model on lot, $65,500, insulated shed, 12’x26’ covered deck, slps 6. Lots of Aments. Monica 360-303-4213
Michael - 604-533-7578
Rainbow & Majorca Betsy - 604-533-6945 CALL FOR AVAILABILITY LANGLEY CITY
Apartments 20727 Fraser Highway
1 & 2 Bedrooms avail incl heat/hot water/cable Criminal record check may be req’d.
Ph: 604-533-4061 LANGLEY
CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail $200 Move-In Bonus!! Close to shopping & schools. Seasonal Swimming pool, and tennis court. 3 Appliances (fridge, stove dishwasher), blinds hot water and parking included. Carpeted throughout. Some pets welcome.
5374 - 203rd St, Langley
Call 604-533-9780 LANGLEY
MAPLE MANOR APTS. 20117 - 56 Avenue 1 & 2 bdrm suites
The Parkview Terrace 5400 ~ 204 St. 2 bdrm corner suite, Heat, H/W, cable incl, in a adult-oriented building. N/S, N/P. For info
Call: 604-220-6905 LANGLEY
The Village at Thunderbird Centre Deluxe 2 bdrm suites avail. Large balconies, ﬁreplace, insuite w/dryer. N/P. Live, shop, work & play all in one location. Next to Colossus Theater (200th & #1 Hwy).
Call 604-881-7111 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.thunderbirdvillage.ca Marcon Property Management Ltd
Linwood Place Apts 20051- 55 A Ave.
1st MONTH FREE
CLOVERDALE BENBERG APTS. 17788 57 Ave. Senior building,1 & 2 bdrm suites avail now. Starting at $700 to $850/mo. 604-574-2078
5555 208th Street, Langley Studio - 1 & 2 bdrms. Indoor swimming pool and rec facility. Includes heat & 1 parking stall. No pets
Phone 604-530-1912 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL BROOKSWOOD COMMERCIAL LEASE spaces available at 208th Street and 40th Ave. Sizes 7002100 s.f. $1500 - $4500. Call Frank @ Noort Investments 604-835-6300 or Nick @ 604-526-3604. LANGLEY CITY on Industrial Ave. Excellent WAREHOUSE (1760 sq.ft.) with Ofﬁce / Mezzanine. Call 604-603-9584 or 604-309-3939. Langley City Small wrhse o/h dr, gd light $895 ALSO Willowbrook storage/hobby shop $695 604-834-3289 PORT KELLS/ LANGLEY. Quality Warehouses 1000 - 6,000 sq ft. Call Rachel 604-633-2888. WAREHOUSE/OFFICE for lease Fr 1520 sq.ft.- 5087 sq.ft. Near or on Langley Bypass. 604-290-2929
Aldergrove 2/bdrm duplex ctry setting w/d hookup shed. N/S, sm pet only Immed $775. 604-341-3205
733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS 2 br. mobile home w/d, close to bus stop NS/NP. June 1. $1000/mo.+utils. 604-534-4629
HOMES FOR RENT
TOWN & COUNTRY APARTMENTS
FREE: heat, h/w, cable TV, lndry, prkg. BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRMS. No Pets SENIORS, ADULT ORIENTED
Villa Fontana & Stardust
Ask for details
Must bring in this ad to receive 1st month free Nr LANGLEY CITY Hall & shops. Limerick Manor, 1 bdrm $705, 1bdrm 3rd ﬂr $734. adult oriented. N/P. Appt. 604-514-1480.
HOMES FOR RENT
BROOKSWOOD (Langley) Rancher Clean Reno’d 1400sq ft 3bdrm & Den Large sunny yard, Shed, Quiet Street, close to school and Amens. N/S N/P No Growers. Ref Req. $1650 + utils Avail June. 604-6070085 BROOKSWOOD: Reno’d. 4 bdrm, 2.5 bths, rec room, fenced yrd, 2 f/p, $1800/mo. Refs. Avail. for view call for appt: (604)534-0306 CLAYTON HEIGHTS HOUSE FOR RENT 3 Bedroom Two Level Executive House in Clayton Heights. 2 1/2 Bathrooms. Large Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and your own main ﬂoor laundry. 1800 sq. ft. Nice fenced backyard with covered patio and separate 2 car garage. Quiet neighbors and close to transit and parks. Looking for long terrn tenants. $1750.00 per month plus 60% gas and hydro. Phone,cable and internet separate. Call 604-866-2138 or 604-5390955. June 1st. CLOVERDALE. Farm area.5 bdrm, 2 kitchens, newly reno’d., fncd yard. $1600 + utils. N/P. 604-576-2457. ..
100-20436 Fraser Hwy., Langley
HOUSES Tall Timbers Area - 238 & 58A Ave. Langley - Executive home with many upgrades, pool & hot tub on private park like setting 1/3 acres, 2841 sq ft, 3 bdrm, solarium & den, 5 appl, vaulted ceilings, upgraded kitchen, 2 gas f/ps, 3 bthms, 2 car garage, shed, lease req’d, n/s, n/p. Avail. May 15th/11, $3,000/Mos.
CONDOS Langley - 202 & 54 Ave. Emerald Court, lovely bright & clean 2 bdrm condo on 2nd ﬂr, 1012 sq ft, 2 bthrms, 5 appl, gas f/p, laminate ﬂrs, wrap around deck, 1 sec u/g pkg, locker, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Available June 1st. $1200/Mos. Langley 240 & Fraser Hwy Clean & bright 2 bdrm 2 level twnhse approx 800 sq ft, 1.5 bthrms, 4 appl, open pkg, fenced yard, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail now $775/Mos. Call Sandi, 604-534-3849 email@example.com Visit us on the web at: www.goddardrentals.ca ABBOTSFORD 2653 James St. Avail now or June 1. 6 Bdrm house Can also be used as an ofﬁce. 4 appliances, no pets, $1350/mo. Call: 604-583-6844. ALDERGROVE: 3 Bdrm + bsmt, newly reno’d. 10 Useable acres, 2 lrg barns. Cls to town & school. Avail immed. $2500. 604-534-8841 ALDERGROVE 3Bdrm, full bsmt, unﬁn. Totally reno’d. $1350mo. Avail. now. Refs pls. 604-420-7279
2006 Fleetwood Bayside t/t exc cond. 2 king beds s/o dinette lrg strge+. $9,500. 604-591-1452.
WALNUT GROVE. Avail June 1. Nice 1 bdrm, own patio area, alarm, own W/D, gas F/P, NS/NP, $750 incl hydro/cable/net. Call 604-8258190
2006 NORTHSHORE 30 FT Travel trailer, 36” dble slides, bunk units, fully loaded $24,000. 604-824-8970 2007 - 37’ 5th Wheel Hazelmere RV Park. Full load skirted with added porch. (604)538-3488
WALNUT GROVE, lrg 1 bdrm ste. $775/mo incl utils. Quiet c/d/s. Avail now. N/S, N/P. (604)888-3884.
Walnut Grove Spacious 2 bdrm (1350 sf) W/D, $1100 Incl all utils, wireless & cable. Avail now. N/S N/P Contact Warren 778-772-6608
BROOKSWOOD reno’d 1100s/f upper, 3 bd, 1.5 ba, f/p, 3 appls, shared laundry, lrg cov’d deck, lots of pkng, 1/4 acre fenced yrd, ns/np. June 1. $1200 604-209-6165. Cloverdale 176 St./Hwy.#10 Reno’d Lrg 2 bdrm ,nr shopping & school, clean. $880m 778-809-2510 LANGLEY, downtown. Newly updated 2 bedroom suite a/c, alarmed. Nr Langley Bus Depot, & shops. For $1000/mo. heat, hydro incl. Dishwasher, washer/dryer in suite! No smoking. No pets please. 604.530.6244 for viewing.
WALNUT GROVE 2 bdrm upper ﬂr. Heat, hydro & prkg incl $800/mo. Np/Ns. Avail immed. 604-513-5829
CA$H for CAR$ No Wheels -No Problem! Servicing the Fraser Valley 604-746-2855
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OFFICE/RETAIL SEVENOAKS SHOPPING CENTRE Space for lease Quality mezzanine ofﬁces 400 - 1600 sq. ft. Remax Little Oak Realty Ray Veenbaas @ 604-309-0257 Richard Riemersma @ 604-309-8541
SURREY Great location. Looking for a roommate to share my 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Your lrg rm can come furnished if you like. New appliances, freshly painted, shared washrm, newer suite suitable for female professional or student. Close to all amenities 2 min walk to bus stop, nr hospital, skytrain, SFU. Beautiful trails. Must be clean. Includes utils/cbl/intrnt $400/m. N/S N/P Avail. Now! Let’s be roomies. Please call or txt 604-377-4511
1BDRM,NEWER home in willoughby.cbl,util,in suite lndry,all appl&extra strge incld.easy going owners .$795. 778-278-1441 ALDERGOVE nr 272. 1 Bdrm g/l ste. NP. Avail now. $600 incl hydro & cbl. 604-857-2662, 778-808-2958 ALDERGROVE 1 & 2 bdrm. suites, incl. hydro, gas. Ns/np. $550 & $800/mo. Avail now. 604-897-3821 ALDERGROVE. 2 bdrm suite, own WD, $725 incl hydro. Avail. June 1st. NS/NP. Phone 604-856-5527. BROOKSWOOD 1bdrm g/l, 5appl, $750 incl utils, sat TV, ac. Suit mature ns/np/refs. Jun1. 604-534-8156 GOLDFISH and nonsmokers WELCOME 19499 70A AVE 1 bdrm bsmt suite 6appl/cable $750 +1/2 hydro 604-803-4138 JUNE 1 LANGLEY 2 bdrm. suite, separate laundry & heat. N/S N/P. June 1st. (604)530-0031 LANGLEY - Clayton Heights, spacious, brand new, 1 bdrm. 1 F/Bath, n/p, n/s, $650 incls. utils. & cbl. shr’d lndry.Avail. Now 604.220.4636 LANGLEY. Newer 915 sq/ft 1 bdrm 5 appls, priv laundry, suit quiet n/s, $750 incl all utils. 604-533-2290 LANGLEY / Willoughby newer lrg 2 bdr, priv.ent, full bth, d/w. Ns/Np. Nr amens, $1000/mo incls utils & shrd lndry. Avail immed. 778-908-7790 MURRAYVILLE, 2BR large Ground level suite. $1000 incl. utils/cable/wiﬁ, np/ns 604-671-0300 MURRAYVILLE: 1 bdrm ground level, N/S, N/P. $650 incls utils, int, and cable. Call 604-789-1036. MURRAYVILLE. Clean bachelor. N/S. Suit mature person. June 1st. $500 incl utils. 604-533-3626. S. LANGLEY semi furn. 1 bdrm. suite in country home. $695 incl. all utils. Avail. now. 604-535-5459
CARS - DOMESTIC
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673
1998 Audi A4 quattro, V6, 5spd, 317KM. $3000 obo. 250-307-1215.
GREENSIDE ESTATES 192 St & 60 Ave. 2 bdrm & den, $1200/mo. June 15 or July 1. 604-530-6169.
RIVERSIDE GARDENS FAMILY COMPLEX 2 & 3 Bdrm T/Homes Move-In Allowance!!
Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal
1998 BUICK Regal GS, leather, 16’’ chrome wheels, sunroof, 174K. Very Clean. $3500. 604-953-1991. 1998 CADILLAC CATERA - 135K, 4 dr. auto, leather, loaded, local, new tires / brakes, runs great, $2300obo. Must See 778.895.4260 1999 MALIBU LS, 4 door, 129K, p/w, p/l, p/s, tilt, cruise. Sport whls. Exc. cond. $2400. 604-309-4001. 1999 OLDS INTRIGUE GL fully loaded, leather, no accidents, sunroof, 165K. $2500. 604-597-5653 2000 BUICK Century, burgundy, 4 dr, beige inside, elec seats. Air cared Sept. 2 years. V6. 54,000 kms. $5900/obo 604-541-8607.
FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022
Fridge, stove, dishwasher (in most), drapes. Outdoor pool. Some pets welcome. Resident Manager. Close to bus, shopping, schools and parks. #36 - 5210 - 203 Street, Langley
757 748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION
778.772.4724 1993 CHEV LUMINA, 4 dr, V6, 3.1 eng., 106 km, exc cond, 1 owner, maroon $2,500 obo. 604-576-6376. 1997 BUICK PARK AVE. Loaded, leather, heated certiﬁed, private $5900. 604-364-1554
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
WALNUT Grove Spacious 2 bdrm (1350 sf) W/D, $1100 Incl all utils, wirelss & cable. Avail now. N/S N/P Contact Warren 778-772-6608
LANGLEY. New Exec 3 bd T/H 1525 Sq/Ft. granite, oak kit., h/w ﬂrs, s.s. appl., Air Cond. Close to all amen.Can help ﬁnance part of the down payment. Must have clean credit, or family members with clean credit. 778-995-3834 WILLOUGHBY 202/80 Ave. 3 Bdrm house on acreage, 4 appls sep garage, new carpet fresh paint NS/NP. Suit cple long term $1500/mo. Peter 604-856-6783 or 604-825-9505. WILLOUGHBY. 4 bdrm home huge great room, lge kitchen, 3 baths, ldry incl, dble garage NP/NS. Avail immed. $1900/mo. 778-908-7790. Willoughby 5000sf 5bdrm 6appls 3 baths f/p 1.35 acres RV prkg no growers pets or smokers $2100/mo. July 1. Byran 778-574-7978
WALNUT GROVE - 1 bdrm, 990 sq ft, w/d, priv ent, n/s, np, $800 incl utils/sat. Req ref.Call 604-882-0113
MURRAYVILLE upper 4 bdrm, 2 full baths, shared w/d, ns/np, avail now, $1400 +utils. Ref’s. 604-376-7699.
LANGLEY CITY APARTMENTS ON 201A
Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
604.782.8687 5380 - 5400 - 5420 206th Street Clean & affordable Bachelor, 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Clse to all ament. Seniors Centre just around the corner. Rent incl heat, hotwater, & cable. Resident Managers on site.
$675 to $835 includes Heat, Hot water, Cable to channel 43. On site security
HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS
Large 1 bdrm. 1 F/Bath, secure parking, n/p, n/s, electric F/P, covered patio. $650/mo. incls. hot water. Cls. to transit & amens. Available June 15.
Please call for details. On-site manager. Suites include fridge, stove, drapes & carpeted throughout. Hot water & parking included. Close to shopping & schools, on bus route. Seasonal swimming pool & tennis court. Some pets welcome.
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1982 CHAPARELLE DW Mobile Home - @ 1100 sq.ft, 3 bdrm 2 bath. As Is, Where Is $22k. Peter 604-862-6666 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Canadian and US Models Custom Modular Mobile and Park Models 1500 sq. ft. Modular starting 109k 1200 sq. ft. Mobile starting @ 89K 10 year warranty 250-495-4650 email@example.com
Large 1 Bdrm. Apts $150 Move-In Allowance
633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS
LANGLEY: 5530-208 St. Quiet clean spac 2 bdrms, 4 appls, h/w, prkg incl. $875. Res. Mgr. N/P. Seniors 1/2 month discount. Avail now/Feb1. 604-534-1114, 9am-8pm.
$735 to $850 includes heat, hot water, cable to channel 43. On site security
For more details
CYPRESS PLACE. Lge 1 bdrm. Reno’d. Incl heat & h/w. Nr stores & medical facilities. NS/NP. 50+ Viewing 10am-5pm. Resident Mgr. Ann & John 604-530-2840.
WANTED TO RENT
SENIOR Couple 60’s, NS/NP seeks furn’d accom, May/June, ﬂexible, 3-6+ mo’s, top refs. 250-469-2910
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
2000 CHRYSLER INTREPID 142K, Sr driven, nice cond, good Michelen tires, newer brakes/batt $2600 obo. Ph: (604)530-2914 2001 BUICK LA SABRE LTD/. 119.ks, immac. cond., lther, h/seats $7900. Like new. 778-565-1097 2005 CHEVY IMPALA exc cond, low km’s, A/C, seats 6, 4/door, $5500/obo. Al / Erika 604-346-0548
821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2001 HONDA ACCORD. 2 dr, auto, V6, S. roof, leather, 130 K, $5860 obo. Aircrd. for 2 yrs. 778-895-7570 2001 MAZDA MPV ES, lther, sunroof, dual a/c, fog lights, gold, beige int., 192K. $5450. (604)825-2393 2002 HONDA CIVIC LXG, sedan, new engine, less than 10,000 km, not reblt, well mant. $6,000 obo. Phone 778-551-2243. 2008 MAZDA 3GT 4/dr, 20,600K auto, all options LEATHER $17,500 AS NEW COND! 604-531-0036. OKANAGAN’S Largest Used Car Super Store. Always open online at: www.bcmotorproducts.com 250-545-2206
SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288 SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288 The Scrapper
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2002 Ford NAVIGATOR white, low kms, tow prkg 1 lady owner, immaculate. $36,000. 604-818-0368 2008 FORD Escape Hybrid 4X4 130K, mint cond. Metallic blue. $17,900. No acc’ds. 604-854-3732
TRUCKS & VANS
1992 Mazda Van - auto, 4 cyl. stereo, regular servicing, aircared, gd cond. $899/obo. 604-531-5094.
1997 Mountainaire 38ft, 1 owner 71,000kms. Gas, full banks conv. refurbished with new leather hideaway bed & h/w ﬂrs. Incl Sat TV, auto awning, W/D, alarm, 6.5 kw generator. Recent overhaul incl new brakes, HD trans., tires all around. $29,000. 604-530-3448
2001 Dodge Dakota, Quad cab 4x4 fully loaded, dealer serviced mint cond. $6500 604-328-4772 2005 FORD RANGER. 111,000 kms. Auto. Extended cab. Good cond. $8,000. 604-751-2332 2005 GMC SIERRA, 2 whl dr, 6 cyl. 86K. White. New tires, longbox, alloy wheels. $8100. 778-868-9173.
• The Langley Times • Friday, May 13, 2011
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