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Teenager charged in pepper spray attack a no-show Has until today (Jan. 10) to appear in court or arrest warrant will be issued DAN FERGUSON Times Reporter

An 18-year-old Langley man charged with using pepper spray to assault two undercover Langley RCMP officers is in trouble with the law again. Court records show Dallas Ball failed to appear for his Dec. 23 Surrey Provincial Court hearing on charges of assaulting a police officer, assault with a weapon and willfully resisting or obstructing a police officer. If Ball does not show up for a second scheduled court hearing on Tuesday (Jan. 10), the Crown prosecutor has served notice that a warrant for his arrest will be sought. Ball is also facing a new charge of breaching his terms of release in the pepper spray case. The teen was arrested on Nov. 2 in the City of Langley shortly after the incident. Two Langley RCMP Street Enforcement Unit officers spotted two men walking through an alley, one of them wanted on an outstanding warrant. When the plainclothes Mounties identified themselves as police, both suspects turned and ran and the officers gave chase. As they pursued the males in the 5600 block of 206 Street on foot, the man with the outstanding warrant turned and sprayed the officers with bear spray. Both officers recovered after they were treated at the scene by paramedics. Ball was arrested a short time later, charged, then released from custody on a number of conditions, including a promise to return to court. continued, PAGE 5

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Clockwise, from bottom left: Grade 11 students Joey Laflur, Jordan Noort, Mitchell Jarvie, Joel Keizer, John Evans and Eli Kastelein pose with the Grey Cup at Langley Christian High School on Jan. 5. The cup was brought to the school by Chuck McMann, the special teams coordinator and running backs coach for the BC Lions. His wife, Margarette, teaches at the school.

A Grey day at LCHS Langley students receive a surprise visit from CFL’s most coveted cup MIRANDA GATHERCOLE Times Reporter

Students at Langley Christian High School arrived at school on Jan. 5 to a very pleasant surprise. The Grey Cup had made an unexpected visit, thanks to Chuck McMann, the special teams coordinator and running backs coach for the BC Lions, and his wife, Margarette, who teaches at the school. Students poured into the gym during

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into a lady whose father had played for the 1945 Grey Cup. She had never seen it before and was able to find his name engraved on it. “It’s great to see the people’s reactions, and see that they understand that it is the original one. There is no replica,” he said. His wife, too, was overjoyed to bring the Cup to her students. She had just found out that morning that a change in schedule would allow them to take the Cup to Langley Christian. “I just think it’s fun to see the excitement of people enjoying our victory because the victory is so special,” she said. “It is so much fun, and it is always nice to let the excitement keep going.” Delta native Davis Sanchez has possession of the Cup next.

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A man in his early 20s died when he was hit by a freight train early Friday morning (Jan. 6) in Langley. Police said it happened around 6:45 a.m. near the CN Rail crossing at 216 Street and 96 Avenue in Walnut Grove. Langley RCMP Insp. Amrik Virk said it appeared the victim was lying down on the tracks when he was hit. “We don’t believe he slipped or fell,” Virk said. “We have no reason to suspect foul play.” The train remained halted on the tracks near the 96 Avenue crossing for several hours while RCMP, CN Rail police, Transport Canada and the coroner’s office inspected the crash scene.

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The new head of the RCMP in B.C. is vowing to transform the culture of the force to ensure sexually harassed officers can safely blow the whistle on their tormenters and get help. Assistant Commissioner Craig Callens took over as RCMP E division commander last month amid a series of allegations of harassment by female officers that began late last year when

former B.C. RCMP response to these spokesperson Cpl. sexual harassment allegations has been Catherine Galliford went public with her timely enough or has been fulsome own experience of enough.” being hounded by men in the force. Callens is seeking advice from Most female officers throughout the he’s heard from report force to improve the a “very positive” reporting process experience in the so abused officers RCMP, Callens said, but Craig Callens that doesn’t change rcmp E division commander can be confident their complaints will his view that much be acted upon and they won’t face more must be done. retribution. “Frankly, one case is too many,” he said in an interview with Black Press. continued, PAGE 4 “I’m not persuaded that our

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A man who tried to pick up a two-year-old boy in Langley City’s Douglas Park is being sought by Langley RCMP. Around 9 a.m. Monday, a Langley father and his young son entered the playground area of the park in the 20600 block of Douglas Crescent. When the father turned away to put down his son’s helmet and bike, an unknown male picked the child up in his arms. When the father saw his son in the suspect’s arms, he yelled loudly and the suspect immediately dropped the child. The suspect fled the park with the father following closely behind. The man entered a vehicle, a dark green van or SUV with a tinted rear window, and sped off southbound on 206 Street. The suspect was described as possibly South Asian or Hispanic, average build to slightly husky, 5’9” to 5’11” with dark brown hair, wearing a white hat and a dark shirt. The Langley Serious Crime unit is investigating. They have issued a public appeal to anyone with information that might assist investigators to call Langley RCMP at 604-5323200. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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He said he’s interested not just in rooting out harassers, but also examining the response of those in the force, particularly immediate superiors, who have allowed it to fester under their watch. “I will be equally interested in what kind of information the supervisor or the local leader or officer-in-charge of the detachment had and what he did about it.” New policies will require strict timelines for investigation and action on harassment complaints, he said. Callens agreed the harassment disclosures have been the latest in a barrage of blows to the RCMP in this province — ranging from Robert Dziekanski’s death at Vancouver airport to missteps in the investigation of serial killer Robert Pickton — that have pummelled the morale of officers. Despite that, he said public confidence in the force does not deserve to be eroded because an overwhelming majority of RCMP officers “do an exceptional job every day.” Callens also suggested Mounties don’t get enough credit, either for their greater transparency in recent years of disclosing incidents of officer misconduct, or for their support of external civilian oversight of police in those cases. “We embrace and look forward to external review and civilian oversight,” he said, adding he could not be more pleased that Richard Rosenthal has been named as B.C.’s first civilian police investigator. Rosenthal is known for busting corrupt police in Los Angeles. Callens said the RCMP will intensify its push in 2012 to lead a province-wide gun and gang strategy involving

all RCMP detachments and municipal forces. He said that will build upon the creation of additional Combined Forces Special Enforcement Units — which co-ordinate anti-gang investigations — in Prince

“In almost all of our communities we have seen significant reductions in crime,” he said, listing 25 to 30 per cent reductions in property crime in Surrey, Prince George and Kelowna. Those gains come from using crime analysts to identify prolific offenders who officers can target, preferably for reform through other social services partners who can provide drug treatment and other support. Crime reduction Craig Callens rcmp E division commander strategies have gone from pilot project tests in 2005 to George and Kelowna. “core business in every single But he also argued B.C.’s detachment,” Callens said. anti-gang strategy of the last “We’ve made considerable couple of years has been “very gains, but we’re not taking our effective,” noting the number eye off the ball,” he said. of gang-related murders fell “It remains a priority. We from its peak of 35 in 2009 to will be developing newer and 18 in 2010 and fewer than 10 even more comprehensive last year. strategies to deal with violent Long-term success against crime and domestic violence gang crime will depend more in the years to come.” on education and prevention, Callens, a third-generation as well as rehabilitation of Mountie with 26 years in the offenders, he said. force, comes to the province’s Callens declined to top post after working in discuss the repeated calls for general duty, major crime and marijuana decriminalization. federal drug enforcement. On the issue of roadside He’s served in Prince penalties for impaired drivers, George, Wells, Kamloops, Callens said there’s no Surrey and then at E division debating the fact they’ve been headquarters in Vancouver. effective in reducing drinking He said the biggest driving, noting the more than challenge that has emerged 40 per cent cut in impaired for police in recent years have driving fatalities. been landmark court decisions But he said the sanctions that now require vastly more must be constitutional and paperwork to disclose every accepted by the courts, facet of an investigation to the adding the force respects defence. the court ruling that partially “Our investigators are overturned the penalties and required to disclose every will work with the province in piece of paper, every responding to it. computer entry, every query Callens said the single and inquiry they conduct biggest area of success in over the course of that recent years for the Mounties investigation,” Callens said. has been their pursuit of “That has dramatically changed intelligence-based crime the way we need to approach reduction initiatives. investigations.”

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Police search of Langley pot grow-op upheld Prosecutor wins fight over evidence from cellphone, computer DAN FERGUSON Times Reporter

The Langley RCMP did not go too far when they gathered evidence from one of two computers and a cell phone found inside a marijuana growing operation, a B.C. Court of Appeal tribunal has ruled. The verdict was a victory for the police and Crown prosecutor and a setback for Thanh Long Vu, the owner of an 84 Avenue property that was raided by the Langley RCMP drug section on Sept. 6, 2007. What is described as a large marijuana growing operation with more than 1,000 plants was discovered in the basement of the house. Also found during the search was a cell phone and two computers, a desktop and a laptop. The officers found evidence in the computers and cell phone that they said connected Vu to the grow operation, including security video recordings on the desktop that showed a Honda CRV registered to Vu coming and going from the house, a resume

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in his name on the laptop and photograph of Vu on the cell phone. It was, the court was told,“standard practice for members of the Langley Drug Section to examine non-password-protected computers and cellular telephones for evidence of ownership or occupancy” during a raid. During Vu’s trial, a B.C. Supreme Court judge threw out the evidence from the cell phone and portable computer, saying the warrant authorizing a police search of the premises should have specifically included a reference to “electronic documents.” The video evidence from the desktop computer was allowed. The Crown prosecutors’ office challenged the ruling. In a written decision released on Dec. 28, a three-judge B.C. Court of Appeal panel said the warrant did not need to mention “electronic documents” like the resume found on the laptop. The warrant gave the officers the power to look for any documents that would identify the owner of the grow op, the judges ruled, and that applied to both the paper and electronic varieties. In their ruling, the judges also noted the law governing search and seizure limits the extent of a police lookthrough of a computer or cell phone and does not allow them to “scour” the entire contents of a hard drive.

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Police said they were able to identify the second suspect in the pepper spray incident, but no charges were expected. Ball, who sometimes has used the name of Daniel Wagemans, is also facing charges of robbery and possession of stolen property in connection with a Sept. 26, 2011 incident in Langley. He is separately charged with taking or occupying a “vehicle or vessel” without the consent of the owner and possession of stolen property in connection with a July 15, 2011 incident, in White Rock. Ball also faces multiple charges of breaching his terms of release in both cases.

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wo years ago this week, a devastating earthquake hit the Caribbean nation of Haiti, killing a huge number of people. The Haitian government claims that 316,000 died, while other estimates place the death toll at between 46,000 and 92,000. The quake also displaced another 1.5 million, and many of them remain homeless. It was one of the biggest natural disasters in history. While aid flowed in from around the world, including a number of specific projects that were supported by people in Langley, much remains to be done. The country still remains devastated, and it needs ongoing help on many fronts. The challenge is how best to provide that help. A great deal of money has flowed into the country, and much good has been done. But because so many projects have been spearheaded by well-meaning nongovernmental organizations, there has been a lack of co-ordination. In addition, some aid money doesn’t seem to have arrived yet, even though it has been promised. The United Nations special envoy for Haiti says that only about half of the $4.5 billion in aid promised by world leaders has actually been disbursed thus far. Canada has disbursed 90 per cent of the money it has pledged. The Canadian International Development Agency has approved projects worth $232 million in Haiti. These projects have helped in areas such as providing clean water, providing medical aid, training police and rebuilding infrastructure. Canada remains committed to helping in Haiti, and many Canadians want to see the country rebuild. They may find it difficult to know what projects to support and how best to get help to the country. Perhaps the best approach is to get information firsthand from people who have been to Haiti and are familiar with its current needs. In the age of the Internet, getting such information is not difficult. There are agencies on the ground who are providing much-needed support in areas that still need assistance. One of the most important is providing long-term housing so that many people will no longer have to live in displaced person camps0 Canadians showed two years ago that they have a willigness to help people in other parts of the world. That generosity remains, but it is important to know how best to provide assistance.

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fter years of relative quiet, Joint Review Panel of the National B.C. seems set to once again Energy Board and Canadian Envibecome the front line in the ronmental Assessment Agency. It battle between high-profile environ- From begins a series of hearings into the mental campaigners and economic the Editor proposal this week. development proponents. More than 4,000 people have FRANKBUCHOLTZ The battle lines are being drawn signed up to speak and make preover the Northern Gateway pipeline, which sentations on the proposal — a huge number for would see Alberta oil shipped to Kitimat and any project. This points out the level of interest then taken by tanker to Asian customers. It there is in the pipeline project. would offer another outlet for Alberta oil proFirst Nations groups in northern B.C. have ducers, who are already seething over delays been almost unanimously opposed to the pipeto the Keystone pipeline which would take line, and their opinion counts for a great deal. additional oil to the U.S. For starters, they live in the area that the pipeThat particular project has gotten caught up line will traverse, if indeed it is ever built. In in U.S. presidential politics, and has been put addition, they have to be consulted over projects on hold by President Barack Obama, likely until in their traditional territories. after this November’s election. There has been tepid support from some While most people in this part of B.C. are residents of the area, but thus far there has been unfamiliar with the territory the Northern Gatelittle in the way of a large show of support. way pipeline will traverse, they will be increasIt seems to me that this pipeline offers little in ingly drawn into this battle, and their opinions the way of long-term economic benefit to B.C. will be crucial to the eventual outcome. It is of benefit to Alberta and to the country as It’s also worth noting that if the pipeline a whole, as this will provide additional markets isn’t built, it is quite likely that more oil will be for a most valuable product — one that will only shipped via existing pipelines to oil terminals in become more valuable as time goes on. Burnaby and Port Moody. However, if a new pipeline to B.C. is the best Premier Christy Clark, who has been busy try- way to move the oil to market, there needs to be ing to push a jobs agenda, has been noticeably ironclad environmental guarantees and far more silent on this pipeline. She is waiting to watch money on the table for both First Nations in the how public opinion swings, because it will be area and for the province as a whole. crucial to her re-election efforts. She has taken a B.C. gets only a small amount of benefit from page from the Obama playbook. this project.The biggest impact will be in creating Fort Langley-Aldergrove MLA Rich Coleman, construction jobs, and then a few people will be the province’s energy minister, has also been hired to maintain and monitor the pipeline.There quiet on whether the pipeline should go ahead. will also be a few jobs at the marine terminal. At the moment, the matter of whether the It’s time for us to pay more attention to this pipeline should be built is in the hands of a proposal. www. l a n g l e y t i m e s . com Contact us Main line ........................................... 604-533-4157 Classifieds.......................................... 604-575-5555 fax 604-575-2073

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he difference is in the manner in which the ads are presented. The provincial political world has weighed in on the B.C. Liberals’ decision to target B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix, with 16 months between now and the May 2013 election. The governing party has created a website — riskydix.ca — where it lists everything that went wrong in B.C. during the NDP reign in the 1990s, when Dix was former premier Glen Clark’s right-hand man. Some have accused the Liberals of showing their desperation in waging all-out war on Dix; the Grits argue they are simply laying out the facts for voters who might not be aware of Dix’s involvement in the NDP government of the 1990s. The Liberal campaign is serious and shows the party is obviously extremely concerned about losing the next election to the NDP. The New Democrats, conversely, scored big-time with their clever, witty and wickedly funny TV commercial last year featuring “Christy Crunch” cereal. That may have been an attack ad, but at least it was one with panache and creativity. Now, about the riskydix.ca campaign. What the Liberals don’t mention is that other taxes (what the B.C. Liberals prefer to call fees and tolls and recycling deposits and carbonneutrality goals and MSP premiums and ICBC rates and ferry fares and BC Hydro costs) have climbed to heights unimagined since they claimed power in 2001. Dix may be risky. That remains to be seen. But the past 10 years have not exactly resembled Shangri-La for the average family struggling to survive. —Kamloops This Week

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Taking issue with teacher’s letter Editor: I would like to take this time to reply to the teacher from Langley and her letter to the editor (The Times, Jan. 5) headlined “Teachers have been busy bargaining.” First, I would like to thank all those teachers who have shown true professionalism during these difficult labour negotiations and difficult economic times in our province. I would also like to take the time to comment regarding a few points made by the writer of this letter. Many of her points are valid, yet many, I find, are somewhat disturbing and insulting to me, an educated business person in the Langley community. In response to her point of “other professions such as the police and nurses” receiving raises in the past year, and reasoning that the tuition costs of teachers while they were in school should be used as a justification for raises is rather confusing. Though I cannot speak for the policing and nursing professions, I personally have spent many years receiving an education, at my own cost, with no pay, in order to have a future career. My first job was not in my educated field of study but as a warehouse employee. I received low pay and it took many years to catch up to my education costs, once I was positioned in the business world. I did not argue with my employer that my wage was not fair, trying to bargain with him that my wage should somehow be connected to my education costs. My employer bore no responsibility to those costs, nor should he have. The choice was mine, become educated

and hopefully in the future I would be paid accordingly and solely on my job performance. She stated that “teachers in B.C. are among the lowest paid in Canada.” Her parting comment uses the “highest cost of living” here as a reason as to why teachers should be paid more. Why should the high cost of living in B.C. be a factor when the employer pays their employees? It is not the employer’s duty to judge and base wages with consideration given to our cost of living in B.C. Our employees get paid a fair wage for their job performance. Do your job and get paid for it. It’s an odd concept, I know. If the economic climate is not to your liking, much like our weather, I suggest a new residence may be in order. The point made that “teachers have paid more than $10 million dollars fighting the government” is invalid. I take great offense that she has chosen to make the point that we in the private sector do not make concessions, 0 per cent pay raises, to “improve the conditions for their customers.” Well, we do. Tough economic times have called for tough measures. The private sector has faced and will continue to face these turbulent times head on. I have had to make tough choices within our company to ensure all our employees have a job today, tomorrow and the day after. The management of our company has also faced a 0 per cent increase in wages for three years

running, to ensure our employees keep their jobs and we maintain our position within the marketplace, while ingredient and manufacturing costs have risen over 35 per cent in those three years. I have not raised the pricing of our end product to reflect these increases, as the public would lynch me. The company has “eaten” many of those increases. The insinuation that “we don’t” is quite a comment. It is not factual, and I will leave it to others to try to interpret and decipher. In closing, I would like to say that as a private sector, non-unionized employee, I get paid on job performance. My job security lies with doing my job. Do it and I have one, do it poorly and I get paid in like, and don’t do it well and I am looking for new employment. I would also like to add that in order for me to have reason to justify a raise, I have taken additional courses on my own time, outside of work hours and at my own cost. I guess I am the fool, I chose the wrong profession. I would like to add that I truly appreciate the hard work done by our teachers who are there to teach our children. I do however have little appreciation for some educated persons hiding behind the teacher position. There is a big difference between an educator and an educated person. The educator is a teacher, the educated person is there for the money. In parting, I believe I have my facts in order. Jeff Mitchell, Langley

Principals, vice-principals not part of a union Editor: I read with interest the letter you received from Jan Stuart (The Times, Jan. 5). I would like to correct some inaccurate information. Contrary to what the writer states, B.C.’s public school principals and vice-principals do not belong to a union and haven’t since 1988, when they formed an autonomous professional association with voluntary membership.

The majority of eligible members, more than 92 per cent of B.C.’s public school principals and vice-principals, belong to the B.C. Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA), which is not at the bargaining table and has not been involved in any discussions regarding teacher bargaining. The BCPVPA exists to support the needs of our members in their roles as educational lead-

ers. The association also works to give students in the province a voice in their education through BC Student Voice. You can learn more about the association at www.bcpvpa.bc.ca or see short interviews with 20 of our members by visiting www.facebook.com/thePrincipalConnection. Jameel Aziz, president, BCPVPA, Vancouver

BC Conservative government may be best bet in the next provincial election Editor: I refer to the column by Tom Fletcher, “Harsh year ahead for B.C. politics,” (The Times, Jan. 3). Politics in B.C. were relatively quiet over the holiday season, but as we get into 2012, we can expect things to heat up. We are about 500 days from an election in B.C., and with the latest polls showing the Liberals at 23 per cent, the Conservatives at 23 per cent, the NDP at 34 per cent and the Greens at 15 per cent, it should be an interesting event. Based on past experience, the last thing we need is an NDP government, as they tend to pull the economy down. When the Liberals took over from the BC Social Credit, a large number of their members were Social Credit. However, a large number of federal Liberals have now joined and taken over the party, with the resulting Liberal policies producing negative results. We are in a global economy and we must adjust to this fact if we are to maintain an acceptable standard of living.

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The BC Conservative Party is made up mainly of Conservative and former Reform and Social Credit members. If they are to be elected as government, they must get their act together on policy and get some good candidates nominated. In general, the best government for B.C. would be a Conservative one, with the NDP as the opposition. The NDP get their main support from unions and people at the bottom end of the social and economic scale, who must have representation in government. No government is perfect, but the federal Conservatives have done a good job managing in the current world economic downturn. Canada has one of the world’s strongest and best economies, rating sixth in the world by the Economic Freedom of the World Report. This report is prepared each year by think tanks in 42 countries and covers 141 world economies.

The worst country of the world is Zimbabwe and the best is Singapore. Countries are judged on 1) Size of Government: Expenditures, Taxes and Enterprises; 2) Legal Structure and Security of Property Rights; 3) Access to Sound Money; 4) Regulatory Trade Barriers; and 5) Regulation of Credit, Labour, Business and HonJohn esty in Government. Cummins One of the biggest problems for countries with a strong economy is the ability to manage rising costs in health care and social programs. This will have an impact on countries such as Canada and the provinces. Looking to the future, our best bet at this point in time is for a BC Conservative government. I trust they will stay on course and be ready when the election is called. Eric J. Bysouth, Langley

THANK YOU Editor: I would like to take the opportunity to thank four young people who found a purse lying on a sidewalk in front of a private home in Langley on Christmas night. One of the young people went to the door of the home, wanting to know if anyone there had dropped the purse on the sidewalk. As it turned out, one of the guests at that home had inadvertently dropped it while putting gifts in the car, which was parked in front of the house. It had gone unnoticed until she arrived back home in Chilliwack. It was very uplifting to know there are countless young people who are a treasure and a pleasure to deal with. Their parents can be very proud of the job they did in instilling in these four the virtues of honesty and integrity. I am very appreciative to be the recipient of your kindness. Thank you again. Mrs. White, Chilliwack

IT’S STILL WINTER Editor: Why do radio stations suddenly stop playing songs about winter after Christmas day? Such tunes as: “Sleigh Ride,”“Jingle Bells,” “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Let It Snow,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Frosty The Snowman,” “Baby, it’s Cold Outside,” “Marshmallow World,” and “There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays” are all songs about winter; not Christmas. Winter, which supposedly began Dec. 21, did not end on the 25th of December. It is just as much winter after Christmas day than it was before. Tony Roy, White Rock

IT’S BULLYING Editor: I think that if our premier is serious about “family first,” she would do well to stop the party she leads from making nasty remarks about the opposition. The new ad campaigns are nothing more that examples of bullying, name calling, and defaming. Is this the kind of thing the Liberal party wants to teach our children? She should not be exposing children of taxpayers to this kind of advertising. D. Atkinson, Langley

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Report indicates poor turnout in highly-populated Willoughby area Overall turnout 25.9 per cent NATASHA JONES Times Reporter

The official report into the Nov. 19 civic election, formally received by Township council last month, contains a few oddities, not least of which is the poor turnout in one of the most densely populated communities. There were 12 polling stations, as well as advance and special (mobile polls) voting opportunities. Willoughby had two polling stations, R.C. Garnett Elementary and R. E. Mountain Secondary. Some Willoughby residents were upset with council over two main issues: the Athenry development at 208 Street and 83 Avenue, and plans to turn 5.6 acres of land zoned for a school at 19865 70 Ave. into a townhouse development. It appears that neither of these issues, nor the fact that Willoughby has Langley’s highest concentration of residents, inspired people to vote. There were 1,182 voters at Mountain, and 1,024 at Garnett, both lower than at James Hill Elementary in Murrayville (2,022), James Kennedy Elementary in Walnut Grove (2,576), and George Preston Centre in Brookswood (2,732), where the highest voter turnout in the municipality was recorded. In rural Coghlan, the area in which defeated mayor Rick Green lives, only 294 people voted, compared to 434 in 2008. Green came third to winner Jack Froese and runner up Mel Kositsky. One of Green’s nominators unsuccessfully sought a recount, but the numbers show that he trailed Froese and Kositsky in every poll, with the exception of Wix-Brown, where he scored eight more votes than Kositsky. The report, compiled by chief election officer Susan Palmer and deputy chief election officer Bob Wilson, noted that there were 71,175 registered voters, an increase of about eight per cent over 2008. Voter turnout was 25.9 per cent. The report pegged the cost of the election at $133,153. The largest single expenditure ($44,525) went to pay municipal employees and those hired for the day.

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A Langley resident, her Ontario business partner and the company they owned together, have been charged with violating B.C. securities laws by raising $5.7 million from stock market investors without being properly

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More information is available by calling 604-533-0822 or e-mailing langleyrelay@bc.cancer.ca. This year’s Canadian Cancer Society Langley Relay For Life takes place on May 25 at McLeod Park. Teams of all ages take turns walking around a track for 12 hours overnight, and participate in the variety of entertainment and activities throughout the event. At this early stage, Langley Relay has registered 21 teams for this year’s event. The organizing committee is hosting an Early Bird pancake breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at SaveOn Foods in Willowbrook, at 64 Avenue and 204 Street. People who stop by will be able to find out more about Relay For Life. Team and participant registration will be available for new and returning participants. “Relay isn’t an athletic event,” says Laura Sumpter, co-chair of team recruitment and development. “It’s a fun, non-competitive and fulfilling experience for all ages, that brings together family, friends, co-workers and communities to fight back against cancer. I hope you will consider joining us trackside this year.” The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is an inspiring event that brings together more

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Minister Mary Polak visits the Child Care Resource and Referral Office Langley’s local MLA, the Honorable Mary Polak- Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, recently visited Langley Community Services (LCSS) Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) ofÀce located at 20577 Fraser Highway for coffee and a chat. CCRR staff invited Minister Polak to their ofÀce so she could witness Àrst-hand the valuable work that the CCRR does, as well as discuss the issues involved in Ànding quality, affordable, and accessible child care in our community. Minister Polak was keen on hearing about the challenges and success of the Childcare situation in the Langleys and was impressed by the range of quality resources available to parents and Child Care providers. “What a wonderful resource your ofÀce is for our community,” she said. “Keep up the great work.” CCRR supports all families and child care providers with free services such as quality child care information, child care referrals, child care subsidy information, toys, equipment and book lending library, and professional development/training. If you would like to learn more about the free services provided please go to www.ccrr.bc.ca or call (604) 533-4425. This program is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development and delivered by Langley Community Services Society. For more information on LCSS please call (604) 534-7921, or visit www. lcss.ca

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Gerry Hay, whose story of wartime service in the Royal Canadian Navy was profiled in Nov. 10, 2011 Times for Remembrance Day, passed away on Dec. 25 at his home in Osoyoos. He was 90. He grew up in Mount Lehman and Aldergrove, and attended Langley High School. Together with other students at high school, he joined the town “broomstick army,” a volunteer militia unit under command of First World War Major Archie Payne. He had an interest in stationary engineering and thought that joining the military would provide him with the ability to learn that trade. His parents objected, however, so he did not do so until after the war began. After training in Langley and North Vancouver, he was called up to join the navy. He was sent to Halifax in 1941 after completing basic training, and was initially a stoker aboard HMCS Saskatoon, one of Canada’s fleet of corvettes. Because of the work he did, he had little sense of the battle going on above him in the fierce and ongoing Battle of the Atlantic. He was below decks keeping the ship operating. “As a stoker, you didn’t know where you were,” he said. Historian Warren Sommer, who wrote

Hay’s story for The Times, concluded his Nov. 10 article in this way: “Known in his youth as “little Gerry Hay,” he seems anything but the stereotypical image of a warrior. But Gerry is precisely the sort of man on whom the Allied victory ultimately depended: quietly courageous, dutiful and determined; an ordinary man thrust into extraordinary circumstances. “It was men like Gerry who safeguarded the North Atlantic, preserved Britain’s freedom, enabled the Normandy invasion, and helped to secure the Allies’ final victory.” He remained in the navy until 1947, rising to the rank of stoker petty officer. After the war, Hay found employment as one of the original staff members at Langley Memorial Hospital, when it opened in 1948. He worked at the hospital in engineering and maintenance for 38 years, retiring in 1986. He was chief engineer from Warren SOMMER/Special to The Times 1958 on. Gerry Hay, who grew up in Langley and “He was very well thought of by served in the navy in the Second World staff and management, and was chief War, died on Dec. 25. He was 90. engineer for many years,” said Doris Riedweg, a longtime LMH colleague He is survived by his wife Reta. No serand author of the history The Hospivice is planned, at his request. tal on The Hill.

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

LOCATION:

22415 - 72 Avenue (see Map 1)

LEGAL:

Lot 10 Except: Firstly: Part on Plan with fee deposited 14501F; Secondly: Parcel “L” (Reference Plan 7485); Thirdly: Part shown on Highway Plan 28861; Fourthly: Part Subdivided by Plan 31603; District Lot 21 Group 2 New Westminster District Plan 126

PURPOSE:

Bylaw No. 4880 proposes to rezone a 5.5 ha (13.5 acre) portion of the property from Rural Zone RU-3 to Comprehensive Development Zone CD-88.

PROPOSAL:

This application will allow for a residential development consisting of 67 residential lots with 18 lots incorporating a secondary residential suite (coach house).

BYLAW NO. 4880 APPLICATION NO. RZ100373 OWNER:

Peter Wall 5th Floor - 1088 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9

AGENT:

Jorden Cook Associates 205 - 134 Abbott Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2K4 BYLAW NO.: 4880

BYLAW NO.: 4901

BYLAW NOS. 4900 & 4901 APPLICATION NO. RO100084 OWNERS:

1263852 Alberta Ltd. PO Box 42030 RPO Southland Calgary, AB T2J 7A6 Heward and Sharon Little 1638 Orkney Place North Vancouver, BC V7H 2Z1 The Corporation of the Township of Langley 20338 - 65 Avenue Langley, BC V2Y 3J1

AGENT:

LOCATION:

22423 Labonte Avenue, 7645 and 7679 Glover Road (see Map 2)

LEGALS:

Lot A District Lot 317 Group 2 New Westminster District Plan EPP2697; Portion of Lot “B” District Lots 20, 21 and 323 Group 2 New Westminster District Plan 5369; and Lot 1 District Lot 317 Group 2 New Westminster District Plan BCP49549

PURPOSE:

MAP 1

Pacific Land Resource Group Inc. 101, 7485 - 130 Street Surrey, BC V3W 1H8

Bylaw No. 4900 proposes to amend the Rural Plan by adding provisions for a ‘University District’. Bylaw No. 4901 proposes to rezone the subject properties from Rural Zone RU-1 to Residential Institutional Zone P-3.

MAP 2

PROPOSAL:

This application will allow for future expansion of Trinity Western University.

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a copy of Township of Langley Bylaw Nos. 4880, 4900 and 4901 and relevant background material may be inspected between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from January 5 to 16, both inclusive, at the Community Development Division Development Services Counter, 2nd Floor, Township of Langley Civic Facility, 20338 - 65 Avenue. DATE:

Monday, January 16

TIME:

7pm

PLACE:

Township of Langley Civic Facility

ADDRESS:

20338 - 65 Avenue Community Development Division 604.533.6034

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G R E A T E R

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January General Dinner Meeting

Happy New Year to the Langley Business Community – I truly hope 2012 will present a positive business climate and success for all.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

We look forward to working with the Mayors and Councillors of the City and Township of Langley on initiatives to help our businesses grow, to attract new investment and provide employment for our citizens. I believe the future is bright for the Langleys and we will be Councils’ partner in exploring opportunities that I am sure will be presented.

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What will happen to your business if disaster strikes?

STEPHEN GAMBLE Fire Chief Township of Langley

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DIANNE ROBINSON Crime Prevention Program Coordinator Langley RCMP

RORY THOMPSON Fire Chief City of Langley

Business disaster planning is a must for every business owner/ operator. What would you do if the Lower Mainland is hit with the “big one”? What would you do if you came to work and your office was burnt to the ground? Where is the paperwork stored that you would need if a tragedy occurs? Join us and learn how to plan for and survive a disaster that affects your business! Q Networking: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (Dinner) with presentations to follow Q RESERVATIONS REQUIRED BEFORE 5PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 13TH! Q Members: $30 +HST Q Non Members: $45 +HST Q RSVP: 604.530.6656 events@langleychamber.com Cancellation Deadline: 24 hours prior. Sorry, “No Shows” will be invoiced.

Langley is often referred to as ‘a multi-cultural community of communities’ and this holds very true as well for our business community. One of the goals the Board of Directors is to increase member engagement and reach out to our ethnic business sector. The Membership Development Committee under the leadership of Community Director Michelle Chandra is exploring opportunities for the Chamber to welcome and be inclusive to all cultures that conduct business in our community, celebrate our rich diversity and respect ethnic beliefs. Another goal of the Board is completion of the Business Resource Centre project. Director Scott Johnston and the Committee are creating an electronic ‘Business Toolkit’ that will provide a ‘one stop’ resource guide for starting and growing a business in Langley. The ‘Kit’ will include a

listing of all members who provide business services complete with contact information and an introduction to the type of services provided. For instance, while the Chamber has in excess of 20 firms that provide legal services, many of them do not provide business services. The Committee is also considering how the Chamber can enhance the business information and resources provided at the Chamber Office. We would like to invite members to assist us in this project and invite anyone interested to join the Business Resource Centre Planning Committee. The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of the new website in mid-January. The website will include online calendar of events, registrations and payments, a searchable member list and allow members to update their company information. Please be sure to visit the site to ensure your information is correct! Denni Bonetti, President

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< CALL POLICE IMMEDIATELY. < DO NOT RESIST. Cooperate with the robber. Do not volunteer to do anything other than what is asked - he/she may be armed, high on drugs. < Try to remain calm. You will be able to give a better description. Try to notice height, hairline, ears, scars, marks, tattoos, rings... < Give robber marked money (part of your pre-planning). < Preserve the scene for evidence - immediately lock all doors. Don’t touch anything the robber may have. Ask all witnesses to remain on the scene and independently record their interpretation of events, including the robbers description(s). Don’t compare notes, just have everyone report what they saw. < Note direction of travel and mode of transportation.

For more information contact Langley RCMP, Crime Prevention Coordinator Dianne Robinson 604-532-3210 Congratulations to Terry Metcalfe, the 2011 HD Stafford Good Citizen of the Year recipient. Here, Denni Bonetti, Chamber President, presents Mr. Metcalfe with his award at last Tuesday’s Chamber Holiday Dinner Meeting. Photo courtesy of Dennis Davidson of Keepsake Portraits.

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Legal issues with B.C.’s new drinking and driving law didn’t slow down police road checks and suspensions during the holiday season. From Nov. 1 to Jan. 2, RCMP in the Lower Mainland imposed penalties on 399 drivers, compared to 310 in the same period of 2010. Those totals include impaired driving charges, 90-day vehicle impoundments and administrative licence suspensions. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Jon Sigurdson ruled Nov. 30 that parts of B.C.’s new roadside penalty system infringed on drivers’ constitutional right to defend themselves. But just before Christmas he suspended his ruling for six months, allowing police to resume applying their strictest roadside penalties, including 90-day licence suspensions and impounding vehicles for 30 days.

Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond has vowed to move quickly when the legislature resumes sitting in February, to amend the legislation passed last year that gave police in B.C. the toughest roadside impaired penalties in Canada. RCMP Superintendent Norm Gaumont said some people may have been confused by the court ruling, believing that they could refuse to blow in a breathalyzer without facing a criminal code charge. The judge upheld the use of the immediate three-day roadside prohibitions for drivers who blow in the “warn” range between 0.05 and 0.08, and found 90-day suspensions for refusing to give a breath sample area also permissible. “We’re not backing off,” Gaumont said. Bond said the first year of the new penalties resulted in a 40 per cent decrease in alcohol-related deaths on B.C. roads.

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uilding on last spring’s Musical Offerings, faculty from a pair of Langley music schools will once again join forces in a “renewed artistic alliance” while offering a gift of music to the community. The event — happening on Saturday, Jan. 14 — now includes a member of the Langley Community Music School faculty. Cellist Joel Stobbe is joining Calvin Dyck (violin) Jane Hayes (piano) and Paolo Bortolussi (flute), of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University music department, to participate in a day of music lessons, capped off with a concert in Rose Gellert Hall. There are a couple of changes audiences will likely notice if they attended the first annual collaboration between LCMS and KPU faculty last April. This year, Stobbe will speak to Kwantlen students while the trio of university instructors offers master classes to LCMS students throughout the day. The classes are open to the public, and the day will once again culminate with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. “We’ve often seen the need for collaboration between Kwantlen and LCMS,” said Stobbe, who’s excited to be participating in the project this year, though he’s performed with frequently with all three of the other musicians. “We’re never an island and it’s important to build relationships,” he said. By doing something like this, Stobbe said, “you get a broad spectrum of opinions on music and performance styles. I’m looking forward to it very much.” During his time as a student in Munich, Germany, Stobbe enjoyed being able to take in some of the many

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Cellist Joel Stobbe, above, and flutist Paolo Bortolussi (left) will be joined by Jane Hayes, piano and Calvin Dyck, violin, when the musicians offer a free concert at Rose Gellert Hall on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m. The public is also invited to take in masterclasses at Langley Community Music School that afternoon. live musical performances which were always happening in the European city. “It’s a wonderful thing for anyone, and this is a small step toward that,” he said of the Jan. 14 show. “It’s an opportunity to hear wonderful musicians working together.” Because both of the participating schools have received public funding, it’s important for people to see where their tax dollars are going, said Stobbe. “There’s so much that goes into creating a musical product,” he said. And it’s important audiences understand that the hour long concert or five-minute piece they’re hearing is the result of hundreds of hours of work.

Pianist Jane Hayes, who has been an instructor at Kwantlen since the music department opened in 1993, agrees that bringing high quality concert performances to the area is vital. “Langley is just far enough outside Vancouver that it’s desperate for a cultural infusion,” she said. “This is a chance to bring a high level of music to the front door of the community.” Beyond the evening’s performance, during which she has something a little special planned (involving, of all things, golf tees which will make her piano sound like a steel drum), Hayes is looking forward to working once again with students who are often

quite a bit younger than the ones she teaches at the university. “What’s interesting for a pianist is that you’re often getting kids who are so bright, but they’re not necessarily going into music. “They’re so multi-talented and so open — they’re at that point in life where they’re open to anything you can throw out,” she said. The day’s combination of master classes and concert is invaluable, Hayes added, because it removes that barrier students often feel when watching professionals perform. After, all, these are the same people the students have spent the day working with. “We teach, we work, we offer ideas and experience and then we turn around at night and put our best on the line,” laughed Hayes. The title of this year’s evening performance — Music Concert —reveals little about what the program actually offers, but it will include pieces by Haydn, Mendelssohn, Villa Lobos, Vaughan Williams, Dorothy Chang and Steven Chatman. “This year, there is some great traditional repertoire,” said Bortolussi. “There’s a piano trio in D minor by Mendelssohn — I will play the violin part on flute.” In fact, he will adapt two separate violin parts for the Jan. 14 concert. “I’m all about stealing violin pieces lately,” he laughed. “A lot of people will be familiar with the pieces, but not these incarnations.” A lack of material from the 1800s makes the effort necessary, he explained. “There was a big hole in flute repertoire in the 19th century. “It was a fashionable parlour instrument, but it didn’t make it into the major works because none of the big composers were writing for flute at the time.” Like his colleagues, Bortolussi sees the collaboration as a wonderful opportunity for both schools. “Part of (the reason for the day) is to publicize that there is a path (to a career as a professional musician) that is in Langley. It is a less expensive option.” The fact that Kwantlen now offers four year bachelor’s degrees in music means local students can complete their post-secondary education close to home, Bortolussi added. “This is a challenging time for arts in general,” he said. “Money is tenuous. “The more institutions like LCMS and Kwantlen can band together and create a more cohesive scene, so we’re not stepping on each other’s toes, it’s good.” The master classes, which are open at no charge to the public, will be held on Jan. 14 at 2:30 p.m., and the free concert will begin in Rose Gellert Hall at 7:30 p.m LCMS is located at 4899 207 St. Call 604-534-2848


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Music at Midweek returns Jan. 11 The public is invited to spend a relaxing hour each week, enjoying a variety of professional classical and jazz performances every Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. as Kwantlen Polytechnic University presents Music at Midweek. All concerts take place in the Langley campus auditorium at 20901 Langley Bypass. Admission is free.

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Eve Muirhead (above left) and Stephanie Lawton will be competing for Team World and Team North America, respectively, at this week’s Continental Cup of Curling at the Langley Events Centre. The four-day competition features some of the top men’s and women’s curlers from around the world.

Curlers ready for electric atmosphere GARY AHUJA Times Sports

Curling in Canada is a unique experience and one that Eve Muirhead cannot wait to do again this week. “It is totally different here,” said Muirhead, last week by phone from Scotland, where she is perhaps her country’s most accomplished curler, despite the fact she is just 21 years old. “(The) sports is so massive over in Canada; it has grown over here, but it is not the same. “It is just a totally different atmosphere playing in Canada.” Muirhead and her rink of teammates Anna Sloan,Vicki Adams and Claire Hamilton, are part of Team World. The team consists of two Scottish rinks, two Swedish rinks, and one each from Norway and China. The men’s and women’s curlers go head-to-head against Team North America at this week’s Continental Cup of Curling, which is being held at the Langley Events Centre from Jan. 12 to 15. This is the eighth edition of the championships, which began in 2002, and Team North America

holds a four-to-three advantage in the Ryder-Cup style format. The unique competition sees the curlers battle in various disciplines during the four days — regular team games, mixed doubles, singles, mixed skins and skins games. Each segment awards points for wins or ties with the first side to reach 200 points declared the winner. Muirhead was invited to take part in the 2011 Continental Cup, but declined in order to maintain her final year of eligibility. That does not mean she is a stranger to major competitions, having already established a remarkable record of success on the international stage. Muirhead is a four-time world junior champion and holds the distinction of being the first skip to represent her country in both the senior and junior world championships in the same year. She also represented Great Britain’s entry into the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and also won silver that year at the women’s world championships. “The Continental Cup is such a massive event in the curling calendar,” she said.“I am really looking forward to it.”

Stephanie Lawton will take part in her second Continental Cup, having also represented Team North America at the 2008 competition in Camrose,Alta. “The first time was a lot of fun,” she said from her home in Saskatchewan last week. “It is completely different than any event we have ever played in.” Lawton remembers the electric atmosphere in Camrose. “It was just so cool,” she described. “There were high-fives going on even when you are playing on different sheets. “It is a real event and we really enjoy ourselves.” While all of the curlers are elite, part of the challenge for them is quickly adapting their games and styles to the unique format of the Continental Cup. “It is completely different than any other event we have ever played in,” Lawton said. “You are so used to playing a regular game, now it is learning the rules for a skins game or mixed doubles.The strategy is just slightly different.” She predicts it will be another great memory.

“It is going to be great curling and a great atmosphere to watch,” Lawton said. Lawton’s rink includes Sherry Anderson, Sherri Singler and Marliese Kasner. Anderson is in her second year with the rink, while the other three have been together for seven or eight years. Lawton has curled competitively for more than a decade and represented Saskatchewan in four junior national championships. She also skipped Team Canada to a silver at the world junior championships in 2000. A look at the dozen teams competing at the Continental Cup: Team North America • Team Howard (Canada) Glenn Howard, Wayne Middaugh, Brent Laing and Craig Savill Howard, a veteran curler from Ontario, has a lengthy list of achievements highlighted by a trio of national and world men’s championships over the course of a career that’s seen him wear the Ontario crest at 13 Briers (Canadian men’s championships), including the past six in a row.

• Team Stoughton (Canada) Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Reid Carruthers and Steve Gould Stoughton is a veteran of nine Briers, including three titles and a pair of world championships. Stoughton was competing this weekend at the TSN Skins Game, where he came second. • Team Fenson (United States) Pete Fenson, Shawn Rojeski, Joe Polo and Ryan Brunt Fenson is one of the most accomplished competitors in U.S. curling history. He is a seven-time winner of the U.S. men’s championships and won bronze at the 2006 Winter Olympic. • Team Holland (Canada) Amber Holland, Kim Schneider, Tammy Schneider and Heather Kalenchuk Holland led the Saskatchewan rink to the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts title last year. • Team Lawton (Canada) Stefanie Lawton, Sherry Anderson, Sherri Singler and Marliese Kasner Lawton has represented Saskatchewan at four national junior championships and skipped Team continued, PAGE 27


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Havard Vad Petersson Ulsrud skipped his country to the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. â&#x20AC;˘ Team Brewster (Scotland) Tom Brewster, Greg Drummond, Scott Andrews and Michael Goodfellow Brewsterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s resume includes gold at the world junior championships in 1995, bronze in the world menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s championships, and finally silver at the 2011 championships. â&#x20AC;˘ Team Edin (Sweden) Niklas Edin, Sebastian Kraupp, Fredrik Lindberg and Victor Kjall

Edin leads one of the hottest young international teams as the Swedes won bronze at the 2011 world menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s championships. â&#x20AC;˘ Team Norberg (Sweden) Anette Norberg, Cissi Ostlund, Sara Carlsson and Lotta Lennartsson Norberg made history at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when she became the first skip to successfully defend her Olympic title. The Swedish skipâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s competitive career dates back to the 1980s. â&#x20AC;˘ Team Wang (China) Bingyu Wang, Yin Liu, Qingshuang Yue and Yan Zhou

Wang didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t pick up a curling stone until 2001, but it didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take long for her to pick up the game. Since 2005,Wang had made a mark on the international curling scene, representing her country in six world womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s championships. She won gold in 2009, silver in 2008 and bronze in 2011.Wang also skipped her team to the bronze medal at the 2010 Olympics. â&#x20AC;˘ Team Muirhead (Scotland) Eve Muirhead, Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams and Claire Hamilton Muirhead is a four-time world junior champion and won silver

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Langley pair selected to PIJHL all-star game roster The stellar play of the conferenceleading Aldergrove Kodiaks has not gone unnoticed. More than a third of the Harold Brittain Conference all-star team is made up of members of the Kodiaks, including the junior B hockey club’s top five scorers. The players will skate against their counterparts from the Tom Shaw Conference in the Pacific International Junior Hockey

League’s all-star game on January 16 at the Mission Leisure Centre. Selected from the Kodiaks were forwards Thomas Hardy, Colton Precourt,Adam Rossi, Brandon Potomak, Matt Luongo and Jordan Pughe, as well as defenceman Robby Jang and goaltender Ross Baadsvik. Hardy sits third in league scoring with 19 goals and 26 assists

while Baadvik is second in save percentage at .933 and sixth in goals against at 2.80. As a team, the Kodiaks lead the conference at 20-7-1-1 for 42 points. Pughe, the team captain, is from Langley. Precourt and Potomak are from Aldergrove. Another Langley hockey player, Kevan Kilistoff, will skate for the Tom Shaw Conference. Kilistoff is a rookie forward for the league-leading Richmond Sockeyes. He is seventh in league scoring

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A new partnership has been formed merging Langley FC with Langley United FC into one larger soccer club. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are very pleased to have the Langley United FC join with us as it adds more breadth and depth to the options we offer to our club members,â&#x20AC;? said Regan Mostat, the vice-president of soccer operations for Langley FC. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Like our female soccer players, male players now have lifelong options to play soccer at all ages and levels in one successful soccer club where they

will receive a complete and high quality soccer experience.â&#x20AC;? The announcement comes on the heels of Langley FC â&#x20AC;&#x201D; which was previously a girls only soccer club â&#x20AC;&#x201D; being granted permission last month to offer boysâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; youth soccer programs. The Langley United Youth Soccer Association was also granted permission to field girls youth teams. The addition of the Langley United Football Club menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s teams helps Langley FC complete its goal of offering a â&#x20AC;&#x153;lifelong soccerâ&#x20AC;? for all female and male players of all ages and abilities.

It has been a rough start to 2012 for the Langley Rivermen. The Rivermen managed just a single point in three road games over the weekend, and that came at the tail end of the trip, a 3-2 loss to the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Langley also dropped a 7-0 decision to the Powell River Kings and fell 6-2 to the Nanaimo Clippers in BCHL junior A hockey action. Against the Clippers, the Rivermen led 2-1 after 40 minutes â&#x20AC;&#x201D; on goals

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B.C. Games have inspired thousands of athletes More than 150,000 athletes have competed at the B.C. Games since their inception in 1978 KERRY VITAL Black Press

With the 2012 BC Winter Games set to start in Vernon next month, spirit is building in every community across British Columbia. The brainchild of former premier W.R. Bennett, the Games

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national stage and beyond. “The B.C. Games are an important stepping stone towards the Canada Games and ultimately the Olympic Games,” said Kelly Stefanyshyn, a former Olympic swimmer and B.C. Games Society board member. “Learning to (compete) for a team beyond just your sport and focus while so many events are occurring is imperative to an athlete’s success.” According to the official website, the aim of the Games is “to provide an opportunity for the development of athletes, coaches, and officials in preparation for higher levels of competition in a multi-sport event which promotes interest and participation in sport and sporting activities, individual achievement, and community development.” Brian Carruthers, president of the Williams Lake 2002 B.C. Winter Games, is proud of the achievements of B.C. athletes. “Sport builds character in individuals and brings people together in a positive environment, whether as competitors, spectators or organizers,” he says. The Winter Games feature 15 sports, including curling, figure skating, skiing and women’s hockey. It is expected that more than1,500 athletes and 300 coaches will participate in the Games in February. “I believe in the B.C. Games as it provides an opportunity to share the spirit with other British Columbians while celebrating your community in the most fantastic and rewarding way,” said Diana Johnstone, operations manager for the 2002 B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo. “I can’t wait until 2014 when Nanaimo will once again be privileged to host this amazing event.” Surrey hosts the 2012 B.C. Summer Games in July.


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• Yorkson Watershed Stewardship Committee – monthly meeting. The YWSC is a collective of residents from Walnut Grove who are active in protecting the natural habitats around the Yorkson and Mundy Creeks. The group is active on many different fronts and has a close relationship with the municipality. Bring your enthusiasm and ideas to the group and help to make a difference in your community. Jan. 10, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the field house in Walnut Grove Athletic Park. For more information, call Lina at 604-5323517 or lazeez@tol.ca. Refreshments will be provided. • Langley Lodge Auxiliary New2U Boutique is having a Winter Clothes Sale on Jan. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Winter coats, boots/shoes, warm pants and jeans. All proceeds to resident programs. Langley Lodge is located at 5451 204 St. • Four sessions that focus on seniors financial literacy will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Langley Lodge, 5451 204 St. Speakers will talk about estate planning, power of attorney and representation agreements, tax credits, tax matters, and common scams that target seniors. All sessions are free and held on the third Tuesday of the month. Call Langley Lodge at 604-532-4241 so that adequate seating can be arranged.

• Coffee Break Ladies, come for coffee and fellowship with other ladies as they discuss God’s word together. Meet every Wednesday morning from 9:15 to 11 a.m. at the Langley Canadian Reformed Church, 21804 52 Ave. All are welcome — free babysitting and story hour for children. Please contact Jacoba at 604-534-1826 if you have any questions or need a ride. opusoneperformingarts.blogspot. com. • Langley Community Band is welcoming new members in all sections. Adults and youth with experience in their chosen instrument looking to have fun and play music can contact conductor Brenda Wilson and thebandlady@gmail.com. Rehearsals are Mondays at Walnut Grove Secondary, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. • Chess Club meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Brookswood Seniors Centre. For more info call Hugh, at 604-530-4693. • Langley Writers’ Guild (all genres) meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at Langley City Library. Also one evening meeting per month if enough interest. For more information,call Doris at 604-534-3384. • Langley Toastmasters Club meets every Tuesday evening in Langley City Hall on the second floor in the CFK room, the address is 20399 Douglas Crescent. Meetings take place from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome to this supportive and friendly learning environment. Any questions, contact John at 604-530-2075. • ALATEEN a support program for teens who have been or are being negatively affected by another person’s drinking. Open to ages 10 and up. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Township of Langley Civic Building at 20330 65 Ave. For more information, call 604-688-1716. • Men’s Langley League Cribbage urgently needs players. Evening 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Phone Rob 604-533-9363 or Tim 604-530-2364 to learn more. • Langley Amateur Radio Association (LARA) meets first Thursday of the month (unless otherwise advised) at 1900 hrs local; at Brookswood Firehall #5, 20355 32 Ave. Coffee and sweets provided. For more information, email: Al ajmunnik@shaw.ca or Don dondee@shaw.ca. • Single Boomers Like to walk, dine, golf, party or socialize? The Singles Social and Walking Club seeks new members ages 45 and up. To learn more, call 604-594-1260 or 604-522-6764 or email singsocwc@gmail.com for details. • The Ram’s Head Writers’ Group meets first and third Wednesdays of the month for readings, critiquing and discussions. New members, all genres welcome. Lisa 604-5346536. • Langley Newcomers and Friends is a social group open to all women. We meet the first Tuesday of the month at W.C. Blair Recreation Centre at 7:30 p.m. Email newcomers@hotmail.com. • Langley Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers for our Food & Friends Program in Aldergrove and Walnut Grove. This is a great opportunity for retirees or moms who are looking to volunteer in their community. This is a four-hour, twice a month commitment. For more information, call 604-533-1679 info@ langleymealsonwheels.com. • Band Together Langley Concert Band meets Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at R.E. Mountain Secondary School. For more information, check them out online at langleycb.blogspot.com or email langleyconcertband@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY • Rock Painting for Beginners at Fort Langley Library: Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn how to transform a simple stone into a charming animal or flower. Registration appreciated. Supplies provided. • Adult Chess (for those who know how to play) Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. If you have a board and or timer, please bring them. There are a couple of extra boards available. Rand Walker Aldergrove Library, 26770 29 Ave. Call 604-856-6415 for more information.

THURSDAY • Tuition-Free Program for Women seeking a meaningful career, work and lifestyle. This daytime program runs February to May. Please attend the information session on Thursday, Jan. 12 or Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m. in room 2075 at the Langley campus of Kwantlen Polytechnic University. RSVP to Mary Ann Becher, 604-599-3443 or maryann.becher@ kwantlen.ca. • 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. Jan. 12 ‘Literature Light’ – Share the books and stories that influenced you and that you love best. • The Northern Pikes perform Friday, Feb. 10 inside the Cascades Casino’s Summit Theatre 20393 Fraser Hwy. Tickets are $32.50 (plus facility fee and service charge) at www.ticketweb.ca and from Casino Guest Services. Call 604-530-2211. Doors open at 7 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m.

SATURDAY • Contract Bridge Everybody welcome on Jan. 12 at 20702 Eastleigh Cres. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Bridge starts at 1 p.m. Call Dolores at 604-536-2475. • Come Celebrate Malanka – Ukrainian New Year’s Party, Jan. 14. Festivities begin at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Featuring Yevshan Ukrainian Dancers and award winning fiddler, Mike Sanyshy. Call for tickets, 604-576-0001. Cost is $50 for adults and $20 for children (two to 12 years). Tickets on sale now. St. Joachim and Ann’s church hall, 2827 273 St.

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THE VALKENBURG family celebrates the Diamond wedding anniversary of Peter and Mary Valkenburg (aka Opa and Oma) who wed in Holland on January 11, 1952 and shortly after moved to Canada. Through the years came 4 children, 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren to date. They proudly claim to be ‘Still friends after 60 years of marriage!’

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Kristen & Toby Fryer are thrilled to welcome their son, Mackenzie James, born at Langley Memorial Hospital on Dec. 22, 2011. 10 lbs 9 oz. Big sister Elizabeth adores “Baby Max”! Loving grandparents are Val & Arne Austring and Theresa & Brian Fryer, along with many aunties, uncles, cousins & seven proud great-grandparents.

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108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES 21st Century Flea Market. Jan15th 10am-3pm. Croation Cultural Cntr 3250 Commercial Dr,Vanc. Adm $5

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FAMILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

PLASTINO (Camerina) Layla Louise aged 56 years born in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, entered into rest at her home in Langley surrounded by family on January 3rd 2012. Layla is sadly missed by her loving husband Edward of 31 years; her son Paul and daughter Lorena; mother Maria Ermes Camerini; Sister Rita (Roy Pereira) and brother Robert Camerini; Nieces and Nephews Cristina, Mathew and Sabrina Pereira, William and Benjamin Ferrace-Camerini as well as many relatives and friends and the Catholic school communities at which she taught. She is predeceased by her father Galdino Camerini. A prayer vigil and visitation will be held on Tuesday January 10, 2010 at 7pm and Funeral Mass on Wednesday January 11, 2012 at 10:30am, both at St. Joseph’s Parish, 20680 Fraser Hwy, Langley BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, St. Joseph’s Parish or St. James Parish (Abbotsford) building fund.

FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY Attend our free franchise seminar to learn how you can lead the Pizza revolution with Papa Murphy’s Take’N’Bake Pizza. In Surrey, on January 18th from 7:00 to 8:30PM. At the Sheraton Guildford, space is limited. To register email franchise@papamurphys.ca or call 1800-257-7272

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DUNCAN MacKENZIE It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of our beloved son and brother. Duncan leaves behind his mother, Luci; father, Cam; sister, Erin (Rahul); Grand Mother, Madeline Stepa of Elk Point - she taught us all how to golf; soulmate, Kristi; many aunts, uncles and cousins; wonderful, wonderful friends who made him feel so cared for and who kept him laughing.We find some solace knowing that Duncan died living his dream - his life-long dream - he chose his life with care and loved it to the end. Duncan lived in Whistler for the last 11 years, patrolling the ski slopes and choosing to do very much the same on his days off. He was lucky enough to go on many climbs in various mountain ranges in Northern B.C. and Alaska, and most recently, Nepal. Summers were spent patrolling the bike park and trail building in locations all over B.C. and the U.S. Those who share his passion will enjoy those trails for years to come. Duncan taught both winter and summer mountain safety and taught mountain biking in western Canada and the U.S. Whatever he was doing, his actions always reflected his love of living with nature. A family friend sent this thought and we share it with you now -- "Duncan died doing what he loved. I think we all want to go this way, but never want to get there." A memorial service will be held at the Henderson Funeral home in Langley, B.C. 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, January 10, 2012. In lieu of flowers, we would feel so honoured if donations were made to the Whistler or Pemberton Search and Rescue teams in Duncan's memory. To sign book of condolences, please click on squamishfuneralchapel.com

Mission business requires an Accountant . Reporting to CFO, position would suit a mid-level student to a recently designated accountant. Strong organizational, communication and computer skills are required. Only those with or working toward an accounting designation will be considered. Competitive salary and benefit package. Please send your resume with cover letter to:

fvacct11@gmail.com EXP’D BOOKKEEPER req’d for Langley Law firm, P/T employment or contract position, knowledge of law office procedures and Esi - Law software pref. Please forward resume to info@sevlaw.com or Fax 604-534-1021 or deliver to 20432 Douglas Cr., Langley, V3A 4B4

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DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

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Please forward resumes to: Bindery Foreman Campbell Heights Distribution Centre Unit #113, 19130 24th Ave. Surrey, B.C. V3S 3S9 or Fax 604-538-4445

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108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS to Every Hunter in BC! Advertise in The BC Hunting Regulations Synopsis 2012-2014 publication. Increased circulation 250,000 copies! Tremendous Reach, Two Year Edition! Contact Annemarie at 1 800 661 6335 or hunt@blackpress.ca EARN EXTRA INCOME Learn to operate a Mini-Office Outlet from home. Free online training, flexible hours, great income. www.123bossfree.com HOME BASED BUSINESS We need serious and motivated people for expanding health & wellness industry. High speed internet and phone essential. Free online training. www.project4wellness.com

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For flat deck and heavy haul divisions of a busy Langley based co. Trucks available for lease to own. Must have previous exp.

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FARM WORKERS

FARM WORKERS NEEDED for Grafton Farms Cranberry Farm in Langley. Seasonal / Full Time. $9.56/hr for 60 hours per week. Physically demanding outdoor work & will be working under pressure. Fax resume to: 604-270-4081.

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FOSTER/SOCIAL CARE

Competitive Wages! E-mail: mikayla. tamihilog@shaw.ca or Fax: 604-796-0318

WAREHOUSE PERSON National Distributor of valves and actuators is seeking a Warehouse Person for a Full-Time position in its Surrey, B.C. warehouse. Must have forklift experience. EXCELLENT WAGE & BENEFIT PACKAGE. Fax resume: 604-594-9271 or E-mail:kdwjobapps@gmail.com

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Hair Stylist / Salon Manager w/exp & clientele req’d for new Murrayville shop. langleynewsalon@hotmail.ca

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ALBERTA earthmoving company requires a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will work in a modern shop and also have mechanics truck for field work. The job is at Edson, Alberta. We require that you have experience on Cat crawlers and or Deere excavators. Call Lloyd at (780)723-5051.

A New Year = New Career! Rapid Advancement and Travel Opportunities Paid Weekly - up to $20/hr No comm., benefits available Positive, Outgoing, Team Oriented a must!

Call now start tomorrow! Allison 604 777 2195 CASHIER & STOCK PERSON with exp, for our Langley produce store, P/T, F/T. Call: 604-533-8828.

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for Dorman Timber Location Harrison Mills, must have a minimum of five years low bedding exp. Hauling various types of logging equipment in the Fraser Valley.

Become a Psychiatric Nursetrain locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $30.79/hr to $40.42/hr. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com

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Busy electrical sales company in Port Kells requires a Warehouse Leader who is able to supervise 4-5 people while keeping busy & productive.

(no fax or phone calls please) 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.

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Exp’d TRUCK DRIVER wanted for BC runs. Exc wages, benefits & equipment + weekends home. Fax or email resume & drivers abstract 604-513-8004 or tridem@telus.net

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Must be punctual, reliable and have a keen eye for detail. A background in Industrial Electrical equipment would be a major asset.

DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS wanted with experience. (Pony & Tandem). Fax resumes to: 604-856-9172 or for info call: 604-807-4040.

R R Plett Trucking is hiring for Long Haul Truck Drivers $23/hr, 40hrs/wk. Mail - #2 20085 100A Avenue, Langley, BC. V1M 3J2 or Fax (604) 513-9952.

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

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Retail or wholesale (NOC: 6251) required for Donald’s Fine Foods. Immediate openings at our Richmond & Langley locations for 10 qualified / exp. Meat Cutters. Duties; Cut, trim and prepare cuts of meat, supervise other workers and provide training. Must speak English. Permanent / Full-time – 40 hours per week. Full Benefits after completion of probation. Wages: $16.04 per/hour.

E-mail: careers@ donaldsfinefoods.com or fax: 604.533.0896

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STRATA COMPLEX looking for a F/T Janitor/Custodian to work 10am - 6:30pm, Tues thru Sun, 8 hrs/day with one 1/2 hr break. The successful candidate must be fit, proficient in English & can work unsupervised. Please send resume to: biggarf@gmail.com by January 13, 2012

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Must have experience as an executive assistant. Skills: Highly organized, Analytical, and have excellent communication & computer skills. $15/Hour. Please email resume with references to: appo.reminder@gmail.com

CONTROLLER We are a progressive, medium-sized manufacturing company looking to add an experienced, energetic, professional controller to our growing team. This position will report directly to the VP of Finance. Qualifications: • Professional Canadian accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA) • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment • MS Office • Working within a SysPro ERP environment an asset • Multi company environment

WE currently have two openings for Intermediate/Senior LAAs in the areas of family law and collections litigation. 4 years min. exp. Competitive salary and benefits. Forward your resume to Leslie Green, Administrator Hamilton Duncan Armstrong & Stewart email: lfg@hdas.com fax: 604-581-5947

SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING B.S.T. classes in Abby. Job placement. 604-859-8860 www.brissonsecurity.com

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SHIPPER/ Receiver Required for a large bakery on Annacis Island. Must be available to work afternoons, graveyard & weekends. Job requires forklift experience. Job entails physical lifting and 50% freezer work. Starting wage $11.30 email resume to: sgoto@gwbakery.com

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Job Responsibilities: • Monthly consolidated financial statement preparation • Monthly tax remittances • Overview of Payroll, A/P, A/R functions • Analytical diagnosis of GL accounts and work orders • Cost tracking and reporting for all projects

SHIPPING/RECEIVING

TRADES, TECHNICAL

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC for busy logging company in the 12-03T T22

Qualified candidates may apply online @ www.tycrop.com, in the careers section, or email resume to: recruiting@tycrop.com. Please submit resume, references and salary expectations. We thank all applicants, however, only those requested for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Fraser Valley Area. Must have valid BC drivers licence.

Competitive Wages & Benefits After 3 mos. Please fax 604-796-0314 or e-mail: mikayla.tamihilog@shaw.ca

CLEANING SERVICES

SHADOW Lines Transportation is seeking experienced trailer mechanics. Qualified candidates must have experience welding and fabricating. A valid inspection certificate would be considered an asset. Please fax resume to 604-888-2987 or email Karen@shadowlines.com

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

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WAREHOUSE PERSON Distributor of educational products, located in Surrey requires a full time shipper/receiver. Training available. Starting wage $12/hr. Fax resume to 604-576-2777 or email: nairn.m@telus.net

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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

175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES

260

ELECTRICAL

ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 (Lic. 26110) YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

AFFORDABLE MOVING

Call Dave: 604-862-9379

Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184

604-447-3404

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.

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Home Pro Renovations

604-537-4140

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes

SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

European Quality Workmanship

CONTRACT OR HOURLY FREE ESTIMATES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

Per Molsen 604-575-1240 A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs

~MASTER CARPENTER~

PAINT SPECIAL

Framing, Finishing Millwork, Cabinets Complete Renovations Additions, Decks Gazebos, etc. Local references available

3 rooms for $269, 2 coats any colour (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

Call Derek (604)720-5955

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE GRAHAM’S EXCAVATING

Kristy 604.488.9161

~ Excavation, Clearing ~ ~ Drainage, Final Grading ~ Free Estimates, 20 years exp. Fully Insured/WCB

(604)533-9108

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Please e-mail resume to: csrjobs@travelamericainc.com or fax to 604-534-6702

Full Time Assistant For busy Surrey Realtor

LEGAL SERVICES

CRIMINAL RECORD?

142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS OFFICE ASSISTANT, S. Surrey, position avail. for personable, motivated typist/office assistant for prof. consulting firm. Must have strong command of English and be accurate dicta typist, in depth knowledge of MS Word and E-documents req’d. Approx. 30 hours per week. Salary negotiable, based on exp. Refs. and resume req’d. For further info call (604)671-3444

FINANCIAL SERVICES

✓ Do you Own a Car? ✓ Borrow up to $20000.00 ✓ No Credit Checks! ✓ Cash same day, local office www.REALCARCASH.com

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136A JANITORIAL SERVICES

Our office in Langley is currently seeking a full-time receptionist to cover a one year maternity leave, with the possibility of a permanent position. This position will involve handling a high volume of incoming calls, data entry & general office duties. The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year experience in a similar role. Great organization skills and attention to detail are a must.

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS WITH DOLLAR DEALS 604-575-5555

JANITOR / CUSTODIAN

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GARDENING

Aggressive 180

Lawns & Landscapes

EDUCATION/TUTORING

S Lawn Mowing SHedge Trim SMaintenance SRes/Comm. S Tree Pruning SFully Insured & Bonded

COMPUTER NETWORKING course to become NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR - individual and small-group - hands-on CISCO training - 6-months after-course support - register: www.router-online.com

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Mark 604-220-1957

.Haydenpainting.ca Family owned & operated

FINANCIAL SERVICES

AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca DATING SERVICE. LongTerm/Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877804-5381. (18+). GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.

SINCE 1977

Rooms from $99 inc. paint Over 2000 colours to choose from SGeneral Paint SCloverdale Paint

CEILINGS OUR SPECIALTY Paul Schenderling 604-530-7885 / 604-328-3221

.Jim’s Moving Winter Service

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627 ▲ Joes External Roof Cleaning Roof Washing Specialist. Gutter & Window Cleaning. * Fully Insured * Licensed * Bonded 21 yrs. exp. Joe 778-773-5730

338

PLUMBING

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


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353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

548

Best Local Roofs & Repairs

MATTRESSES staring at $99

Great price refs Paul 604-328-0527

• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331

356

RUBBISH REMOVAL

Mr. Cleanup Disposal SAME DAY SERVICE Seniors Discount

560

*Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces *Old Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!

778-233-4949 T & K Haulaway

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

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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

MISC. FOR SALE

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991

REAL ESTATE

Call Andrew (778)868-3374 FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!!

FURNITURE

612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE LANGLEY, FULLY equipped accredited body shop, owner retiring, would suit owner/operator. Call Terry 604-773-0941

627

HOMES WANTED

WE BUY HOMES Damaged House! Older House! Difficulty Selling! Behind on Payments! Need to Sell Now? NO FEES! NO RISK! QUICK CASH! Call us First! 604.657.9422

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

454

EQUESTRIAN

EQUI-HEALTH Canada will be in Surrey Jan 15 for an intensive equine first aid course. It will be a hands-on day of learning everything from prevention to vital signs to lacerations to digestive emergencies. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion, first aid manual and laminated normal/abnormal chart. For details visit www.equihealthcanada.com or call 403-7009152 to register. $156.45

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APARTMENT/CONDO

LANGLEY CITY

CHESTNUT PLACE

Apartments 20727 Fraser Highway

1 & 2 Bedrooms avail incl heat/hot water/cable 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 $735 to $850 includes heat, hot water, cable to channel 43. On site security

New SRI Manufactured Homes. Single Double Modulars on display. Repossessions 1974-2004. Chuck 604-830-1960.

Call 604-534-0108

LIMERICK MANOR

APARTMENT/CONDO

CALL FOR SPECIALS LANGLEY CITY Spacious, Clean Bachelor, 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Heat, Hot Water,

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 545

FUEL

1YR Seasoned Alder Birch Maple Clean, Split, DRY & Delivered. Family Operated for 20 yrs. (604)825-9264

548

FURNITURE

ANTIQUE GE DELUXE FRIDGE White ext. chrome and mint green int. Super Cool. Excellent working cond. $200obo. 604.488.9161

Call Sandi, 604-534-3849 sandi@naicommercial.ca Visit us on the web at: www.goddardrentals.ca

Call 604-530-6555

Call Manager for SPECIALS!

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

Call 604-532-2036

SURREY TOWNHOUSES

“SIMRAN VILLAS” 2 & 3 bedrooms

6 yr old house incls upper 2 level & bsmt ste for rent seperately BSMT: 2 bdrm, 2 full bthrm, 4 appl, vacuum system. 1100sf $1200 incl utilities. UPPER: 3 bdrm, 1 office & den huge liv/rm, 2.5 baths 5 appl, 2050sf, $1600 + 60% utils. Sm. pet OK. Avail now Danny 778 - 889 - 7958 Abbotsford, 5 bdrm house on 1.5 fenced acres 10 stall barn, across fr schl, Feb1. $2000. 604-807-1704 ALDERGROVE. 4 Bdrm house on 5 acres with 10 horse barn. 26226 28th Ave, avail now. SURREY Strawberry Hills: large 4 bdrm house, nr everything. NS/NP. 604-594-5705 or 604-720-3603.

$1200 - $1300/m

12730 - 66 Avenue

806

ANTIQUES/CLASSICS

LANGLEY 202/53A; 2 Bdrm apt h/c, $905/mo. Quiet family complex, no pets, call 604-539-0217. LANGLEY: 5530-208 St. Quiet clean spacious 2 bdrms, 4 appls, h/w, prkg incl. $875. Res. Manager. NS/NP. Available Feb. 1st. Call 604-534-1114 between 9am - 8pm.

1966 CHEV SURBURBAN 2 door, 283 auto, p/s, p/b, disc brakes on front mag whls, black interior. $11,900 obo. Phone 604-626-4799

809

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

www.cycloneholdings.ca

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.

Call 604-533-0209 LANGLEY CITY APARTMENTS ON 201A FREE: heat, h/w, cable TV, lndry, prkg. BACHELOR, 1 & 2 BDRMS. No Pets SENIORS, ADULT ORIENTED

Villa Fontana & Stardust Michael - 604-533-7578

Rainbow & Majorca Betsy - 604-533-6945

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in January, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888593-6095.

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AUTO SERVICES

FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery.

818

CARS - DOMESTIC

1996 FORD TAURUS 4 dr, auto. AirCared, driven daily, new tires, A1 in/out, $790 obo. (604)496-3958.

2005 CHEVY CAVALIER, 4 dr, auto 105K, no accid, a/c, AirCrd, clean, Sr owner, $4800 obo 604-574-7450 2005 FORD Focus wagon, 1 owner, all srvc rec, fully loaded, must see, $6500 must be sold, 604-534-0923

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1995 CAMRY, 4 dr, 4 cyl, auto, 1 owner, loaded, aircared, mint cond. $2900/obo. Phone 604-931-1236.

2008 HONDA ACCORD, auto, 4 dr. full load, silver/grey int., 28K, good cond., $17,995 obo. 604-349-3905

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

2008 HONDA CIVIC 4dr sedan auto CD, a/c, p/w. Grey. 35,000kms. $9700. 604-825-9477

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, red, 125K, $8300 firm. Call 604-538-9257

5555 208th Street, Langley Studio - 1 & 2 bdrms. Indoor swimming pool and rec facility. Includes heat & 1 parking stall. No pets

LANGLEY. Near new 6 B/R, 5 full W/R main floor house wood floor all granite, spice kitchen, nice entry & bkyrd. 188 St/54 Ave, near Willowbrook mall. $2000 + utils. Feb 1st or 15th. 778-889-5890, 604-574-4108

749

Notice to Creditors and Others Re: Estate of PETER LUCAS, deceased, formerly of 20066 Fernridge Crescent Langley, BC

STORAGE

Abbotsford - Large Barns for Rent, nr town! Suitable for storage. Almost 4000 sq ft, 160’ x 24’. Clean, cement flrs w/electricity. Quick highway access. Owner lives on site. Call 604-309-9023 after 6pm.

S. SURREY small clean reasonably priced apartments for seniors 55 & older. Call Mon-Fri btwn 9am-noon 604-538-8308.

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.

ALDERGROVE: 1 bdrm, fncd yrd, pri entr. N/S, no parties. Avail. now $550/mo incl hydro. (604)856-5334

WALNUT GROVE, 1 bdrm + den, insuite W/D, sec prkg. Avail now. TJ @ Sutton Proact: 604-728-5460.

Langley City. Clean warehouse & office space, w/wshroom, 3-phase power, o/h dr, $895. 604-834-3289

ALDERGROVE new 1 bdrm bsmt suite $600/mo incl hydro & cble. NP/NS. Avail Jan 15. 604-825-5432

CALL FOR AVAILABILITY

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

LANGLEY, 55/200 St. 1/bdrm Rancher with garage. Updated. Laundry facilities. Now. $850/mo. TJ @ Sutton Proact: 604-728-5460.

#1 5700-198th St Langley 3,888 of Retail / Shop / Office all in one unit. $3,500/mo GROSS RENT For more info call 604-318-5255

845

1-800-910-6402 www.PreApproval.cc

2004 PORSCHE 911 C2 One owner, NCL serviced, beautiful cond! $48,000. Call 604-309-4599.

TOWN & COUNTRY APARTMENTS

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

2004 MERCEDES C230 SEDAN auto, sunroof, 47k, Gold Mist Mica over blk. leather, exc. cond. local, no accid. $13,230 (604)328-1883

604-530-0932

Phone 604-530-1912

Water filter, microwave, awning, AM/FM/CD stereo, dinette slide and more! $24,483 (Stk.30833) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

2002 ACURA TL luxury vehicle in exceptional cond. Silver/black leather, 1 owner, $8995. (604)538-0781

SUSSEX PLACE APT CALL FOR SPECIALS !!

Large 1 Bdrm. Apts $150 Move-In Allowance

2011 EAGLE CAP 950

The Scrapper

CALL 604-533-7710

BRIGHTON APARTMENTS

LANGLEY

Elec. happi-jac, ext. speakers, thermopane windows, awning, microwave. $24,483 (Stk.31050) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

2002 BUICK LESABRE Limited Edition, 115K, grey leather int, fully loaded, new front brakes, 6/cyl, 4/door. $5900. Call 604-807-3996.

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.

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.

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

2001 BUICK LESABRE LTD. All options, heated seats, lumbar, 139K, $5900/obo. 778-565-4334.

AVAILABLE NOW!

CLOVERDALE BENBERG APTS. 17788 57 Ave. Senior building,1 & 2 bdrm suites avail now. Starting at $700 to $850/mo. 604-574-2078

2011 ADVENTURER 980RDS

RIVERSIDE GARDENS FAMILY COMPLEX

1 Bdrm’s starting @ $890 2 Bdrm’s starting @ $1000

CAT 10 MOS OLD M orange, neutered, shots, tattooed good w/dogs $50 to good home (604)302-9249

Advertise across the lower mainland in the 17 best-read community newspapers! bcclassified.com Call 604-575-5555

100-20436 Fraser Hwy., Langley

Must bring in this ad to receive 1st month free

19777 Willowbrook Dr., Langley

Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442

Swiss Mountain pups, short-hair, family raised, gentle, vet chck, dewormed. Ready. 604-795-7662

HOMES FOR RENT

2 & 3 Bdrm T/Homes Move-In Allowance!!

Ask for details

MAPLE COURT APARTMENT 20856 56 AVE. LANGLEY

RECREATIONAL/SALE

LANGLEY

736

TRANSPORTATION

$675 to $835 includes Heat, Hot water, Cable to channel 43. On site security

838

TOWNHOUSES

604-501-4417

Northland Apartments

BLOOD HOUND PUPS, CKC reg’d health chk, 2nd vac, micro chipped, 4 fem’s. Liver & Tan. Ready to go. $750. 604-574-5788

752

CONDOS

604-530-0030 www.cycloneholdings.ca

PETS

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

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS

Langely - 56 & 197 - Newer 2 bdrm condo with 2 bthrm, 875 Sq.ft. S/S appl, u/g parking, Small dog ok, N/S. Lease req’d. $1200.00/M. Ask for Alfred or call 604-889-6807.

1st MONTH FREE

MOTORCYCLES

2001 GSXR 1000R only 13,500 km Custom paint-Pearl White, polished whls. Yoshi exhaust, Gucci seat. No accid $6500 must see778-558-6763

SUITES, UPPER

Starting at $835.

20051- 55 A Ave.

706

751

Newly Renovated Units

RENTALS

830 Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231

LANGLEY/Willoughby-Luxury brand new 2 bdrm bsmt suite. all appl. Feb 1. $1100/mo. 604-595-2904

Quiet, Clean & Spacious 2.5 bath, patio, storage, d/w, w/d, f/p, N/S, N/P, 2-car garage, next to high school. Avail. Now!!

Linwood Place Apts

AUTO FINANCING

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto www.UapplyUdrive.ca

LANGLEY / Willoughby, lrg 2 bdr, priv.ent, full bth, d/w. Ns/Np. Nr amens, $1100/mo incl utils & shrd lndry. Avail immed. 604-202-6524.

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.

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

810

TRANSPORTATION

LANGLEY New 2 bdrm ste, 1000s/f with familyroom, priv patio, laundry. NS/NP, $875/mo incl utils/cable. 778-549-8532 or 604-510-3529

LANGLEY CITY 4 Plex, 3 bdrm, lower, 1.5 ba, 3 appl. Fncd yrd. Feb 1 Ns/np. $1125. 604-839-3491

WALNUT GROVE. Spac. 1 bdrm mobile home on back of acreage. Acreage not incl. Very secluded. Absolutely N/S. $800/mo. + hydro. Avail. immed. 604-644-2884.

TRANSPORTATION

LANGLEY Murrayville area 2 bdrm 1400sf own ldry N/S N/P $1150 incl util cbl net Jan 15 604-530-7387

1 & 2 BDRMS, kitchen units avail. to rent weekly or monthly. Please call Canada’s best value, Westward Inn @ 604-534-9238.

By appt - call 604 - 514 - 1480

BROOKSWOOD gated riverfront lrg bachelor in 900 acre wildlife park, priv garden, patio, f/p, incl all but ph. Pet ok.N/S. $750.778-574-5200

SUITES, LOWER

HUGE OPPORTUNITY Any questions please call 604-592-6881, ask for Kirsten

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

$850 mo. 308-0481

LABS YELLOW P/B pups, born Dec 14th. Dewormed, 1st shots, $750. 604-888-4662, (Langley)

Located in Fraser Point Shopping Center – 20178 96th Ave. Great Location – Trendy and modern only three years old Fully equipped kitchen, gorgeous bar and seating for 70. $140,000, OPEN TO OFFERS!

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

Beginning Jan 15. Puppy-K-Novice Pri lessons by appt. (604)541-4138

GERMAN SHEPHERD Pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines. 604-856-8161.

RARE OPPORTUNITY to acquire assets and lease of fully LICENSED RESTAURANT.

1 bdrm - $720 - $750/month 2 bdrm - $870/month Inc. heat/storage/parking Adult oriented Sorry - no pets

Group Dog Training Lessons

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES $550: Born Sept. 26th. 1 Male, 1 Female. 604-836-6861

750

LANGLEY, 201/50th, BACHELOR suite, Murphy bed. Galley kitch. Full bath, private entr/prk. NS/NP. $550/mth. Phone (604)534-8284.

TOWNHOUSES

LESSONS/TRAINING

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

Langley - 197 & 56 Ave. Renovated, clean neat & bright, 1 bdrm unit in 4 plex, rancher style approx 900 sq ft, 4 appl, open pkg, work space, close to transit, n/s, n/p, lease req’d. Avail now $875/Mos.

www.dannyevans.ca

RENTALS

GREENHOUSE FOR LEASE for flowering & bedding plants. Retail and wholesale. Fully computerized and automated system. 2.5 acres incl. greenhouse. Approx. 43,000 covered area. 1.5 acres set up for outside use. City water. High traffic area. 5498 Gladwin Rd., Abbts. Call 604-807-3910 for more info.

Near Langley City Hall & shops

New SRI single wide in family park and another space in adult park. from $81,900. Chuck 604-830-1960

2 bdrm. adult oriented apt. Available immediately

477

RENTALS

Criminal record check may be req’d.

New SRI.com 16x52 mobile home in Langley adult park. $114,900. Pet OK. Chuck 604-830-1960.

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

PETS

RENTALS

750

SUITES, LOWER Advertise across the lower mainland in the 17 best-read community newspapers. ON THE WEB: bcclassified.com

Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Peter Lucas are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor, William Michael Lucas, care of Lindsay Kenney LLP, Barristers & Solicitors, P.O. Box 580, 9067 Church Street, Fort Langley, BC, V1M2R9, ( Attention: John A. Cherrington) before April 15, 2012, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.


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SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF THE LANGLEYS

7 Bras for a Cause th

TM

“Mardi Bras”

Dinner • Entertainment • Live & Silent Auctions March 3 2012 Coast Hotel & Convention Centre

Beneficiaries Expanded Breast Cancer Care Clinic

Ticket Prices $ 90 each $ 850 for table of ten

Knowledge is Power Programs

Sponsors DIAMOND:

Contacts Bra Donations: Diane Summers 604-534-9487 Sponsorships: Cheryl Schell 604-888-1274 or Shirley Stewart 604-635-3714

Gala Tickets: 604-888-6605

www.brasforacause.ca GOLD: SILVER:

Air North BioMaxx Wastewater Solutions Inc Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP HomeLife Benchmark Realty Langley

Misty Impressions Boutique Web Design Nufloors Sugar Mama Treats & Sweet Sweet Beginnings Wedding Consulting and Event Planners


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WISHING YOU ALL

A HEALTHY NEW YEAR Have a fresh start to 2012 and make this year your healthiest yet!

Prices effective: January 11th to January 15th, 2012

Fresh & Crisp

Large & Sweet

Fresh & Crisp

Fuji Apples

Persimmons

Iceburg Lettuce

79¢/lb

99¢/lb

79¢ ea

Washington Grown

Korea Grown

Strawberry Hill Shopping Centre

Guildford Town Centre

Willowbrook Shopping Centre

Beside Tim Hortons Surrey 604.507.9872

Across from CIBC Surrey 604.583.6181

Near Sportchek Langley 604.530.1273

South Point Annex Walnut Gate Near Save-on-Foods Surrey 604.538.6872

88th Ave & 202 St Langley 604.888.2115

California Grown

Now Hiring Stockpersons at Walnut Gate location. Great benefits and advancement opportunities. FAX: (604) 272-8065 EMAIL: HR@kinsfarmmarket.com

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