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Double bill: Volunteer Dan Bouillet hopes to see a large crowd at Crescent Beach this weekend for Hike 4 Hospice, one of two local walks being held locally Sunday for people in need.  see pages 11, 13

Stabbing victim remembered

Slain teen ‘got along with everyone’ Kevin Diakiw Black Press

He was a soft-spoken teen who had recently embraced his Haida roots. With eight-per-cent body fat, martial arts enthusiast Devon Allaire-Bell may have looked like a warrior, but he wouldn’t raise a hand unless it was in self-defence, according to his dad. “He got along with everyone, he had Devon Allaire-Bell a smile for everyone,” Wayne Bell said

Wednesday. “He was the kind of kid that when I came home from work, every day, he had the same question for me: ‘How was work dad?’” On Sunday night, the 19-year-old Newton teenager and his life-long pal, Jack Neilsen, were at Frank Hurt Secondary, near 138 Street and 77 Avenue, drinking and playing soccer. Six young men confronted the pair. A knife was drawn and both were stabbed.

Allaire-Bell died shortly after. Nielsen remains in serious condition in hospital. Investigators believe the six assailants fled southwest on foot through a greenbelt that leads onto 76 Avenue. They are described as young South Asian males, dressed in dark clothing and thought to be approximately 20 years of age. Police are now reviewing video, taken at the school, of potential suspects. Bell believes if a weapon wasn’t

involved, the scrap would have had an entirely different outcome. His son was involved in mixed-martial arts, with interests in parkour, boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai fighting. “I’m still trying to come to grips with the whole thing, the senselessness of it,” Bell said. “What kind of society have we become that we accept this kind of behaviour from anybody?”  see page 4

Multiple shots heard

Man killed in road rage

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A man buys a parking ticket on East Beach Thursday, days before the city was to switch control of its parking and bylaw enforcement to city staff.

Bylaw enforcers to be given more power in White Rock

Commissionaires’ rule ends after 22 years Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

The City of White Rock says it is putting more bite into its bylaw enforcement. Starting next week, commissionaires – who have been contracted to provide bylaw and animal-control services since 1989 – will no longer be charged with ensuring the city’s bylaws are followed, said Paul Stanton, the city’s director of planning and development services. The duties will instead be tasked to individuals hired and trained by the city.

The move is a result of complaints, coupled with a desire to focus beyond parking infractions to ensuring rules such as those regulating smoking and dog control are abided by, Stanton said. “We keep getting complaints about dogs on the beach, not enforcing the smoking bylaw…” Stanton said Wednesday. “Starting next week, the city will be taking a new focus.” Commissionaires BC vice-president of operations Doug Stuckel, however, said the city assured him there were no concerns with the

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service; that the decision was simply about restructuring. He noted five of six full-time commissionaires who were serving White Rock under the contract have been hired under the new structure. “I’m thinking we must have been providing a pretty good service if they’ve hired five of our commissionaires,” Stuckel said, describing the loss of any contract as “regrettable.” The city’s contract with the commissionaires ends Saturday.  see page 4

A Surrey man was shot and killed during an apparent road-rage confrontation Wednesday night. The victim’s wife, who was in the car at the time, was unharmed. The incident happened just before 11 p.m. near 128 Street and 68 Avenue. Homicide investigators are calling on anyone who may have witnessed a white SUV – possibly a Ford Explorer – driving erratically in the area and speeding away from the scene. Police say the 30-year-old victim got out of his Lexus to confront the driver of the SUV after it crossed the centre line and caused minor damage to his vehicle. The man was shot, perhaps several times. One witness told media he heard at least six shots. Cpl. Dale Carr, with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, said the victim was pronounced dead later in hospital. “The driver is described as a South Asian male, driving a white SUV, thought to be a Ford Explorer, with a silver trim along the bottom,” Carr said. Traffic on 128 Street was disrupted Thursday morning between 68 and 70 avenues, while investigators and forensics experts combed the scene for evidence. Anyone in the area at the time of the shooting is asked to call 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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urrey RCMP are celebrating recognized is how much 60 years of policing the city, Surrey has contributed to the with a special ceremony modernization of the RCMP on Sunday afternoon, including across Canada. a marching parade outside the Surrey RCMP started with 18 Surrey Museum in Cloverdale. members – Cpl. William Turner, It is a fitting location, as one of the detachment commander, the detachment’s headquarters 14 other RCMP members, one buildings was located on that ex-B.C. Provincial policeman site for close to 20 years. Prior to and two Surrey Police officers that, the detachment was who transferred to the headquartered in the RCMP. Frank Bucholtz adjacent building which The detachment now was once the municipal has more than 600 hall. That building is RCMP members, and now home to the Surrey this does not include the Archives. many civilian employees Cloverdale was home who work at the to the RCMP for 39 of headquarters building their 60 years in Surrey, adjacent to city hall and and this gave rise to the the various community saying that Cloverdale policing offices. Surrey had more police per has for some time capita than any other been the largest RCMP town in the country. Of detachment in Canada, course, the police based and it is the largest there patrolled all of Surrey, but single city in Canada that is their coming and going made policed by the RCMP. it appear that the police were This has meant that Surrey everywhere in Cloverdale. RCMP have had to be leaders A supplement on the RCMP’s within the force. The system 60th anniversary of policing of district offices or precincts, Surrey contained many adopted by the detachment fascinating facts. For example, in the 1990s, has been a big Surrey was policed by its own success. This is not something force, which started with one that the RCMP had done, constable and grew to a total of primarily because most of the eight just before the RCMP took communities they police are over on May 1, 1951. smaller and more compact. The RCMP came to Surrey Surrey was one of the first a short time after taking over detachments to have a female provincial policing from the B.C. RCMP officer. Const. Greta Provincial Police. The council Mortensen was part of the of the day put the idea of the first group of 32 women to go RCMP taking over to voters, through the RCMP Academy in who approved it by a narrow Regina and arrived in Surrey in margin, 2,973 to 2,330, in 1950. early 1975. The stories about the early days Today this seems hard to show how much policing has believe, but there was a heated a changed over the years. debate about women joining the What is often not RCMP and, as outlined in the

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excellent book, The Red Wall, by Jane Hall, it was tough for many of the early female officers when they joined what had been a male-only bastion. Surrey was also on the front line when Baltej Singh Dhillon became the first Sikh with a turban and beard to join the force. The level of debate (some of which was nasty and racist) over this issue would be incomprehensible to many young people today. However, as editor of the Surrey Leader at the time, I handled many letters to the editor on the topic, and can attest to how nasty some comments were. Dhillon was very well qualified to join the force, with a criminology education, a background as a Surrey Block Watch volunteer and the ability to speak five languages. When Commissioner Norman Inkster decided that the force should lift its prohibition against members wearing turbans, he was able to join. Today, he is a sergeant in the provincial intelligence centre, with more than 20 years experience. He has been a trailblazer in many ways within the RCMP. Today’s Surrey RCMP is a modern, progressive police force with some top-notch leaders, under the overall management of Chief Supt. Fraser McRae. It has had its share of controversies, but deals with them effectively. It has come a long way since 1951. Frank Bucholtz writes Fridays for the Peace Arch News. He is the editor of the Langley Times.

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........Federal Election ...........................local votes ............peacearchnews.com................................................... South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale

Your candidates in their own words Larry Colero

Kevin Peter Donohoe

David Hawkins

Green Party of Canada • Democracy and Ethics • Climate Change Action • Crude Oil Tankers

Independent • Community Health Deficiencies • Seniors Financial Support • Prevention, Crime, Violence

Independent • Small business taxes • Waits for care • Drug gang wars

I’ve dedicated my career to Ethics, which is what this election is about. The Green Party offers a clean break from old-line parties, with global, longterm solutions to local needs.

I will work constantly to redirect the focus of government back to the Community Ridings and away from International Policing. I will work to organize a united approach through the…

I am the only candidate qualified to help Parliamentarians adopt a flat tax, re-institute Grand Jury rights abolished by Trudeau in 1984 and eliminate political corruption in the Privy Council.

Just in time for the May 2 federal election – and in an effort to distinguish among the 19 candidates running in the three federal ridings served by the Peace Arch News – we asked each one to respond to our all-too-brief questionnaire. Candidates were asked to name their top three issues (each in three words or less) and to tell us why they should be elected to Parliament (in 30 words or less). Responses reproduced here were truncated at the word limit.

Fleetwood-Port Kells

Russ Hiebert (incumbent)

Susan Keeping

Aart Looye

Pam Dhanoa

Nao Fernando

Conservative Party of Canada • Jobs and economy • Lowering taxes • Criminal justice reform

New Democratic Party • Health Care • Support Seniors, Families • Environmental Stewardship

Independent • Replace existing MP • Solve Constituents’ needs • Stop reckless spending

Liberal Party of Canada • Health Care • Education • Pensions

New Democratic Party • Health Care • HST • Trust, Integrity, Leadership

As your MP, I have worked hard to deliver results for our community. I represent the only party committed to lowering taxes, jobs and growth, and getting tough on crime.

Honest, ethical and determined to get the job done. Experienced bringing diverse groups together to solve problems. Entrepreneurial Director of 2 local nonprofits that help 5,000+ people annually. South Surrey…

A true representative of our community, with a seasoned and proven background in business, governance and negotiations. A compassionate leader who will serve openly with integrity and fiscal accountability.

The Liberal plan will build a stronger Canada by assisting middle class families with childcare, assistance for post secondary education and more secure pensions. Elect me and a Liberal government.

I have 30+ years experience representing people. I will work FOR the people here, not for the people in Ottawa. I will be accountable & answer to the voters.

Brian Marlatt

Mike Schouten

Hardy Staub

Nina Grewal (incumbent)

Alex Joehl

Progressive Canadian Party • Effective Representation • Health Care • Honesty in government

Christian Heritage Party of Canada • Aging Senior Demographic • Protecting Canadian Values • Growing National Debt

Liberal Party of Canada • Trusted representation • Support for families • Commuter transportation

Conservative Party of Canada • Crime • Economy • Health care

Libertarian Party of Canada • Institute a flat tax • Fuel Tax reform • Health Care reform

Effective representation requires a Member of Parliament – not just a party man – willing to stand up for Canada, and the community with a renewed spirit of fairness and integrity, a…

Leadership is to serve. I am not here to serve Mr. Harper, but the people. They want conservative representation in Ottawa based on conservative principles. I can provide that.

This riding needs and deserves an MP who represents the people, who cares about their concerns and is trusted to do the job as effectively and as transparently as possible.

A solid record of achievement. With the Harper Government, I have been able to deliver results for our riding, including record levels of funding for local projects.

Fleetwood-Port Kells needs a representative whose interest is in their constituents’ liberty, not just increasing their government’s influence. I’ll fight for the rights of all Canadians.

Note: a fifth candidate on the ballot – Alan Saldanha (Green party) – quit after filing nomination papers.

Newton-North Delta

Sukh Dhaliwal (incumbent)

Mani Fallon

Ravi S. Gill

Samuel Frank Hammond

Jinny Sims

Liz Walker

Liberal Party of Canada • Economy and jobs • Health care • Crime

Conservative Party of Canada • Continuing economic recovery • Safer communities • Commitment to families

Independent • Healthcare-hospitals • Schools • Jobs

Communist Party of Canada • Military Spending • Health Care • Post Secondary Education

New Democratic Party • Affordability • Job creation • Trust

Green Party of Canada • Community safety, well-being • Federal spending re-prioritized • Environmental degradation, SFPR

For 15 years, this is where I have built my business, raised my family and been involved in local efforts. I stand for representation that always puts our community first.

Mani Fallon will bring her energy and the Conservative Party’s commitment to NewtonNorth Delta to focus on job creation, safer communities, and opportunities for families to grow and prosper.

I wish to bring change to our community for the best and with the cooperation of my fellow citizens we shall together achieve our goals. Prosperity is desired by all.

I should be elected because I stand for demilitarization, protection and extension of health care, recapture and nationalization of resources, out of NATO, re-implement Meech Lake Accord and extension of…

As a teacher and former leader of the BCTF I have been fighting for children and working families all of my life. I will do the same for this riding.

My volunteer efforts have resulted in some modest achievements involving health, safety and the environment in our community, imagine the possibilities with access to the resources as an elected official.


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‘Outpouring of sympathy’ for family  from page 1 A vigil was held at Frank Hurt on Monday night, where a large number of people came out. Bell was there and was taken aback by the turnout. “He impressed so many people. I’m amazed at the outpouring of sympathy that we have gotten from so many people,” Bell said. “It’s absolutely amazing the lives he had touched.” The emotion of the night was echoed online on Facebook. “R.I.P devon, if you could see the turn out yesterday, you’d see you gunna be greatly greatly missed,” Dylan Dawson posted. “The heavens have a new angel now, watch down on your family

big guy.” “My deepest, heartfelt condolences to Wayne and Cynthia and all the family members,” wrote Jeannie Klein. “You are a much loved and respected family, and this should not happen to your beautiful boy.” “Rest In Peace Devon you were amazing and touched so many peoples lives,” wrote Chantel Thompson. “Whenever I saw you, I got a warm feeling inside because of your positive and caring energy… Rest in paradise handsome.” Bell said parents are never ready for this outcome. “I sat back in preparation of them (my sons) burying me, not

this,” Bell said. “I’m so proud to have had him for 19 years.” Investigators would like to speak to anyone who knows of any suspicious activity around the school or the nearby greenbelt between 8 and 9 p.m. April 24. Anyone with information is asked to call the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team tip line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. A trust fund has been set up for the family so they can return Devon’s remains to his hometown of Old Massett in Haida Gwaii. Donations can be made at any VanCity credit union under the account Devon Allaire-Bell in Trust, account number 269654.

Peace officers to have more power  from page 1 Mayor Catherine Ferguson said council began discussing the matter behind closed doors in January. It is to be formalized at the May 9 council meeting. Ferguson described the switch as an “organizational change” that will improve service to residents with little to no budgetary implications. It separates parking enforcement from other bylaw issues, and ensures those enforcing the city’s rules have the proper training and authority to do so. One significant change will be the appointment of peace offi-

cers, who have more power when it comes to seizing dogs deemed dangerous or issuing infraction tickets. Stanton said the new officers will also be better-equipped to deal with contentious situations, both as a result of their additional powers and because they will be trained in conflict management. “If (offenders) try to tell them where to go, then they run a higher risk of a higher offence of obstruction of justice, in which case we can bring in the RCMP,” he said. Stanton added that having the

officers as city employees will give the city better control over training, as well as the ability to discipline in the event of problems. Coun. Lynne Sinclair said the new approach is one all of council supported. “When you don’t have teeth to enforce the bylaw, that’s been a problem for us,” she said. “This will give us a measure of control over our standards, in terms of how we approach people, how we enforce, the degree to which we enforce. “It was very clear that this was the right way to go.”

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ven the largest political machine armed with the most sophisticated scientific polling methods and strategists can’t tell you with absolute certainty who the winners will be in Monday’s federal election. But to accurately predict the losers, one needs only a mirror. Some call it the election nobody wanted, but surely a country doesn’t go to the polls without some foresight and planning in the back rooms of the major parties. Given the mood of the country right now, such visionaries were shortsighted. The Conservatives want a majority; for the Liberals and New Democrats, any kind of win should do; and for the Greens, any win, anywhere, would be an improvement. It’s quite possible all will fail to achieve such presumed goals. That will leave Canadians no better – and an estimated $300 million worse – than before the election was foisted on us. Some of the smaller parties and independents acknowledge they’re running primarily to raise issues at election time, when the media – and public – should be most hungry for political sustenance. In doing so, they risk splitting the bigger parties’ votes, usually giving incumbents the edge. If that is the case in the three ridings in Peace Arch News’ readership – that two Conservatives and a Liberal will be returned to power locally – it would be interesting to learn whether the 16 also-rans thought it was worth it. This isn’t meant to criticize the unsuccessful candidates. Their efforts, above and beyond what the rest of us are doing for democracy, are part of what makes this country strong. In many cases they have raised serious issues, voiced legitimate concerns and have even tried to suggest intelligent solutions for problems that affect most Canadian voters. A cynic might suggest some have been too serious and intelligent for what often ends up being a jockeying for position by major parties. If the object of the game is simply to dethrone the ‘King of the Castle’ in each riding, only those with heaviest ammunition need apply; the battle needn’t have much to do with common sense. But the costly business of going to the polls has to have more significance than a popularity contest, or a down-to-the-wire playoff game. Agree or disagree with their views, we must recognize that most of the candidates have given serious thought to the issues confronting us all. They aren’t just making a grab for power – they’re trying to come to grips with our future. For that reason alone, Canadians should applaud and seriously heed the input of all candidates in this election – not just those who wind up with the biggest numbers Monday night.

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How we all helped the Canucks win

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can also cast a shadow of foreboding. uperstition. In hockey, in marriage and in life, Some say Kate Middleton should never it’s alive and well. have accepted the 18-carat sapphire engagement ring from Prince William Those who believe in it might say it that once belonged to his was Luongo’s decision to shave mother, Princess Diana. After his playoff beard after Game 5 Chris Bryan that helped the Canucks win its all, her marriage to Charles was do-or-die Game 7 on Tuesday no fairy tale. Before this morning’s wedding, night. some fretted that many of Or maybe it was the fact it is the 28,000 red tulips in front the team’s 40th year. Or it was destiny, because Vancouver of Buckingham Palace were wilting. Organizers soon hosted the Olympics last year, set to work beheading the and every Canadian city to host miscreants (the flowers, of an Olympics has seen its hockey team win the next year’s Stanley course). The concern was how Cup. the shrivelled tulips would look, but the superstitious feared For a modern, sophisticated the withering flowers would society, when it comes to sports also spell doom for the young we’re spooky, like Mayans practising human sacrifice. (Thankfully couple’s future. we haven’t gone that far, though in Many years ago, my buddy’s girlfriend boasted they had the perfect astrological Detroit they do throw octopuses on the match. I looked at my sign with my ice.) girlfriend’s and saw we weren’t. Fire and Maybe Game 7 was clinched when, in New Westminster during the first water. Bummer. intermission, a glimmer of sun appeared But I had more faith when, as a nineyear-old shooting a ball around my in the sky and there was an amazing double rainbow stretched across the city. parents’ carport, imagining I was Guy It was a sign. Indeed, in sports as in Lafleur, Mike Bossy or the Great One, life, all but the most cynical look for I would say to myself, “score this and Christine Thomas will like you.” them. It was always an easy shot. Superstitions bolster hope, though they

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235 responding Ken Dryden liked easy shots, too, and always made sure he had a good save on the last shot of the Montreal Canadiens’ pre-game warm-up. Athletes do this kind of thing all the time, and if they weren’t beloved by their fans, many would be dismissed as freaks at worst, or at best, as having a severe case of OCD. According to Andrew Podnieks’ book, Hockey Superstitions: From Playoff Beards to Crossed Sticks and Lucky Socks, Boston Bruin Ray Bourque changed his skate laces before each game and at every intermission, tossing the old ones. That’s thousands of laces throughout his career. In the 1970s, the New York Islanders carried around a bag of elephant dung when it seemed to bring them luck. Even the Great One leaned on superstitious rituals. Between pre-game warm-up and the start of the game, Wayne Gretzky would reportedly drink four beverages in this order: Diet Coke, ice water, Gatorade and a second Diet Coke. It’s common for players to always put their gear on in a pre-determined order, and most teams come out on the ice in the same fashion. For all those people who avoided watching Game 7 because the last time they did we lost, who parted their hair on the “lucky side,” or wore the same pair of underwear throughout the entire Vancouver-Chicago series, thank you. Your observance helped ensure success. Chris Bryan is editor of the Burnaby NewsLeader, and yes, he did change his underwear throughout the Chicago series.

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Graciousness in ownership Editor: A while back, I read the three new branding ideas for the City of White Rock: ‘City by the Sea,’ ‘Abundantly Beautiful’ and ‘West Coast Gem.’ I have to admit that none of them initially inspired me. Then, I reluctantly attended a meeting hosted by the City of White Rock where they launched the committee’s number-one branding selection idea, and suddenly it all clicked. Chris Thornley’s presentation was fabulous, and I realized he and his committee had nailed it! They understood White Rock consists of diversified, passionate citizens who care about White Rock in a way that is unique to each other. Sometimes we appear to have polar-opposite views, but if you truly listen, you will see our views are not so opposite. After everything is said and done, we all have one thing in common; we passionately care for White Rock. After hearing the committee’s choice – “My city by the sea” – I knew they had a winner. Chris was able to demonstrate that this brand could accommodate individualized tag lines unique to each group or citizen. “My city by the sea… is a West Coast gem.” “My city by the sea… is abundantly beautiful.” “My city by the sea… is open for business.” The list goes on and on. At first I was scared by the word “my,” as an image sprang to mind of children tugging at a playground toy – ‘It’s mine’, ‘No, it’s mine!’ Then I realized Chris Thornley doesn’t see us as playground kids fighting over a treasure but as citizens with immense pride, showing a gracious ownership we demonstrate in everyday life: ‘Welcome to my home.’ ‘Let me introduce my children’. ‘Welcome to my city by the sea!’ As Chris so eloquently stated, whether we like it or not, change is coming. We need to ask ourselves, do we want to be in front of it, guiding and nurturing it, or behind it wondering what went wrong? I want to be in front of it, because after all, it is ‘My city by the sea!’ Cyndie Richards, White Rock

Political decisions Editor: As a 70-year-old third-generation Canadian, I am surprised my peer group votes solidly Conservative. The Liberals gave us medicare, old-age security and pensions, all three of which we geezers need more and more. They left behind, a few years ago, a reliable and secure economy, which Stephen Harper now takes credit for. The American Republican party attack ads seem most identified with the Conservatives. Well, I’m voting Liberal. Because I’m old. Because I’m loyal. Because I’m Canadian. Jim Ison, Surrey Q I am a veteran of the Second World

War, a seventh-generation Canadian from 1784, and have seen a lot of electioneering in my 90 years. I attended both recent candidate meetings where Hardy Staub, Liberal candidate, came across as the playground bully. He took every opportunity to attack Russ Hiebert, the Conservative candidate, and in doing so, he usually failed to address the questions directed at him. It resulted in knowing what he was going to say every time he had the floor. Rarely did he discuss what his party platform was. Liberal Staub is not the person I want to represent me in Ottawa. In defence of Hiebert’s past high costs, he has listened to his constituents’ criticisms and is now

in the lowest third of B.C. MPs. He has worked hard for us and we have benefitted by way of $100 million for community projects. J. Wright, Surrey Q Let’s remember on May 2 every one of those awful Russ Hiebert brochures that landed so often in our mailboxes and was paid for by us, the taxpayer. And that while we squeeze into an economy seat on an airline, that same guy was in executive class with all his family beside him, and we paid for that, too. I speak of him in the past tense hoping it will be that way for good. He didn’t do much except hand out Harper money from time to time, as

if he was doing us a personal favour. The man simply wasn’t cut out to represent a constituency. Hopefully he’ll now be free to go back to lawyering. Maybe he’s better at that. Mary Garner, White Rock Q I am appalled that you published the recent letter of Ken Hollas (Party politics plays part at polls, April 22), saying “Conservatives get support from corporations.” The federal Elections Act was amended nearly a decade ago to prohibit corporate and union donations. No party accepts such donations. The Peace Arch News should know better. Marilyn Cheng, manager of the Russ Hiebert campaign

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I suggest those who so defiantly defend these trees aren’t looking at them through their beach and water views.a Susan C. Mueller

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White Rock council’s decision in January to replace a small stand of trees on Royal Avenue has spurred debate.

Different views on trees in city Editor: Re: I love trees but I want my view, April 20 letters. Bravo to letter-writer Linda Carvajal’s comments. Since our marriage 30 years ago, we dreamed of owning a home in White Rock with an ocean view. Ten years ago, after the kids moved on, we sold our home in Surrey. In September 2003, our dream came true when we purchased a condo with a beautiful ocean view, and I must say we paid a premium price for this. Now, due to the growth of trees in our neighbourhood, we are losing our once-lifetime dream. Don’t get me wrong. I love trees, too. But there is a place for them. What would be wrong with a bylaw that restricts trees to no more then building height. We implore council to do something to save our views, so we may once again be able to live our dream. Randy & Janet Henley, White Rock Q To Linda Carvajal who wants her view: when we moved to White Rock in 1952, we could look up from the beach without seeing all those ugly homes on the hill. We never had any problems with landslides due to erosion on the hillsides. We could go pick wild blackberries and salmonberries and pick fruit in the summertime. We could see deer and other wild animals in White Rock, because there were trees. The view I would like to see is that they bulldoze everything down within a mile of the beachfront and return it back to nature. I have a very strong feeling that if your house slides down the hill due to heavy rains and erosion, you won’t be worrying about your view. Dan Ashby, White Rock Q White Rock is branded as a seaside community with breathtaking ocean views. The official city website informs us of steadily increasing property values due to White Rock’s attractive setting and amenities. No property value is increased by tree-obstructed views. Many of the evergreens, planted long ago, have been left to grow unmanaged to quite substantial heights. Those trees belong in a forest. To my knowledge, the city employs an arbourist who would know which types of species are suitable to plant within city limits and how to shape them attractively. Barbara Notheis, White Rock

Re: Few move here to look at trees, April 22 letters. I would like to add my support to the statements expressed by letter-writers John and Patricia Samson. This area is indeed known for, and sought after, because of its stunning views. It is for this reason land values are high, and thus exorbitant taxes can be levied. The City of White Rock owns an amazing amount of property, in the form of easements, laneways, etc. Although they make some effort to contain the grasses, they rarely address the issue of overgrown trees, hedges and bushes. It is their responsibility to ensure excessive growth does not become a detriment to taxpayers’ views, and it is in no way justifiable to expect payment of $10,000-$15,000 to make up for their lack of diligence. I suggest those who so defiantly defend these trees aren’t looking at them through their beach and water views. Susan C. Mueller, White Rock Q Have the tree-cutting proponents lost their minds? Why don’t we just cut down all those trees so everyone can then have views that consist only of other houses? Trees do much more than “block views.” They clean the air pollution coming from Vancouver and provide nesting for birds. Have you noticed how aromatic the air is in White Rock compared to Vancouver? Homeowners who want trees removed to provide views bought their properties knowing there were trees or the possibility of tree growth. Perhaps this is all about improving the resale values of their properties? If those near the beach want a view, why not burn calories and walk to the beach where the view is breathtaking? Oh, I forgot. That view is free for everyone. B. Cunningham, White Rock Q Yes, this is an ocean-view city, not a tree-view city. The city should be required to prune trees, as property owners request, in an attempt to continue a view that has been disrupted by the growth of a tree or a hedge. I would like to see the bylaw include pruning of trees on private property. Owners allow trees to grow out of proportion where it doesn’t affect their views. They don’t consider the inconvenience of others higher up the slope. Such owners should be required, upon request, to trim trees sufficiently to replace the original view. Gerry Houlden, Surrey

If those near the beach want a view, why not burn calories and walk to the beach where the view is breathtaking?a B. Cunningham

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2) BYLAW 1941: “White Rock Zoning Bylaw, 1999, No. 1591, Amendment (CD-27 – 1434 Everall Street Bylaw, 2011, No. 1941” CIVIC ADDRESS: 1434 Everall Street (See Site Map #2) PURPOSE: Bylaw 1941 proposes to rezone 1434 Everall Street from OneUnit Residential (RS-1) to Comprehensive Development Zone (CD-27) to permit a 5-unit townhouse development

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The man remains in stable condition in hospital. Police hope to speak with him directly this weekend to glean more information, but do not believe intoxication played a role. “We suspect he was just walking down the tracks,” Phillipson said. Phillipson said the incident is a reminder to people visiting the beach to be “super vigilant” near the tracks, which are BNSF property. “Not only is it against the law, it is so dangerous.” The incident is being investigated by BNSF and local authorities. - Tracy Holmes

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ori Thompson was just two when her mother was diagnosed with progressive multiple sclerosis, an incurable disease of the central nervous system that can result in the weakening – or loss – of physical functions. In the case of Thompson’s mom, Rita, she initially experienced demyelination of the spine, as well as impaired balance and mobility that forced her to use a cane, then a walker, and, eventually, a wheelchair. “I don’t remember her any other way,” Thompson, now 38, said. Growing up, Thompson and her older sister grew used to the presence of a government-provided assistant who would help make their lunches ❝MS just and get them to school. “She was almost like doesn’t another mother to us get a lot of because she was there exposure. I’d every day.” Due to funding like to see more people cutbacks, that aid was no longer available by the talk about it.❞ time Thompson and her Lori Thompson sibling reached about 11 and 13 years old. Throughout her life, the South Surrey resident has watched her mother live with a disease that is both debilitating and unpredictable. Rita’s health went downhill quickly for a 10-year period, before stabilizing for another decade. The MS has been more progressive again in the last 15 years or so. Now 64, it has affected her speech and small motor skills, such as the ability to put a key in the door, button a shirt or use a knife. While living with a parent with a disability has come with its challenges, Thompson said it has had a positive impact on her life, teaching her to not take anything for granted. “It’s made me a much more empathetic person and made me more aware and conscious of other people’s needs,” she said, noting it had an influence on her current career in massage therapy, Pilates

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Lori Thompson has formed Team Rita for this weekend’s MS Walk, in honour of her mom. instruction and energy healing. “It’s lead me to the path that I’m on, which is doing work in health, fitness and healing.” Thompson said she has also learned from her parents’ relationship. Rita and

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my parents’ commitment to one another.” Despite being the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in the country (according to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada), there is not enough awareness about it, Thompson said. The problem is not that people are misinformed, she added, but that they are not informed at all. “In my experience, MS just doesn’t get a lot of exposure,” she said. “I’d like to see more people talk about it.” To help raise the disease’s profile, Thompson and her family have been participating in the Scotiabank MS Walk for nine years as Team Rita. On average, the team brings in a few thousand dollars for the MS Society, but this year, they have a much higher goal. Aiming to hit $10,000, the team has already raised $7,000 after hosting a community pub night. Thompson is now hoping to see a large crowd at this year’s walk, which, in its 20th year in Canada, has a national fundraising target of $1.6 million. The event will be held  see page 13

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implementation at Local Municipal levels. We need Federal support with Local O.C.P.’s and Planning Departments to become proactive to the huge Aging population shift. I am shocked at the break down of Law and Order within this Riding. There is a massive overall Drug problem and an increase in the Violence that has If you are tired of the standard Political banter, come along with that from the criminal Gangs. We where each Party claims all the successes and blames must empower our Police forces to bring back peace the others for all the failures, use the power of your and tranquility into our Community. Many other cities vote! Vote with your conscience, not blindly along throughout history have achieved success. We can Party lines. I would respectfully ask that if you want too; let’s get tough on these hooligans and criminals, to have a good locally minded representative, that let’s build more prisons and hire and support more you vote for KEVIN DONOHOE...PLEASE. Policemen. It’s a matter of Leadership - I volunteer. This riding of South Surrey, Cloverdale and White In this riding , we have already seen the Rock is part of the largest and fastest growing riding performance of the big party candidates over recent in Canada; we are the epicenter of adult migration. years, - if you want more of the same, well don’t go Our boomer and Senior population is exploding. out to vote. We can expect to continue to feel the pains that I have not traded in my Political Philosophy come with this growth for at least the next decade for a campaign budget that would finance or two, such as the strain on our community Health placing hundreds of signs plastered around the Organizations, Law and Order and most importantly community. I’m a local small businessman that has a the Living at Home / Aging in Place programs. Conservative philosophy by nature. It’s who I am. It is When I’m elected I will work hard to redirect federal my intention to support Mr. Harper and Conservative attention away from the international stage and to Government (probably in another Minority Situation, focus back on the local community issues. which is not all bad). And I really like and will support We need to give direction through Education and the approach of our Finance Minister Mr. Jim increased financial support to our Community Health Flaherty. Groups on the investment value of providing all There is no allowance in my Budget for signs, Seniors with automatic financial grants for “Aging please remember KEVIN DONOHOE when you go in in Place support”. In the big picture this will become the voting booth. a self financing program. I have spent a few years Feel free to call me anytime working and studying these solutions with various if you would like further information organizations and it’s clear that this will be a win win success. Affordable Senior Housing and Universal Design Regards, Kevin Donohoe, CAPS There has never been a better time to make a difference with your vote, really, in the political era of minority Governments – every vote counts, especially YOURS! It truly is the time for

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Hospice ‘about living’

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stereotypical about what we do. It’s really about living, it’s not about dying, and it’s hile death is a subject some may about helping people live.” prefer to sidestep, Dan Bouillet Bouillet began volunteering with addresses it regularly as a hospice five years ago, after volunteer who supports people ❝I would caution hearing about the society dealing with terminal illness or through a friend who lost her people not to be too husband. the loss of a loved one. “It’s a topic most people like stereotypical about He underwent a basic to avoid, and I think it would training program, where he what we do.❞ surprise people what they could was oriented with the issues Dan Bouillet get out of it,” the South Surrey that arise when someone is resident said. faced with death. As a volunteer with White Rock South “I didn’t fully understand where I could Surrey Hospice Society, Bouillet has be of value through that process and I found there is much to be gained from think it’s through the process where you helping strangers through such struggles. realize those things.” “I would caution people not to be too  see page 14

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 from page 11 in White Rock Sunday. “The more people that come out, the more exposure it gets, and the more people talk about the disease.” Thompson said she is hopeful a cure can be found for MS, which is why she will continue to support the cause by joining each walk, for her mother. “I’ll do this every year as long as I can.” ■ The White Rock MS Walk will be held May 1 at 10 a.m. at the west end of the promenade on Marine Drive. Participants can choose between a three-, five-

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Volunteer is ‘someone to talk to’  from page 13 for dies. “You’re walking alongside Bouillet, a full-time businessman, now provides care them, helping them prepare for it. It’s a natural thing, but it’s not to individuals with advanced an easy thing.” illness, those grieving loss and Bouillet said the overall their friends and families. experience is a positive one, and Sometimes he meets people in their homes or a neighbourhood he has learned a lot from the people he has met. coffee shop; in other instances “I’m one of those people that it may be necessary for him to likes to think I’ll be a little visit them in hospital. different each day through my Whatever the setting, Bouillet experiences.” is someone to talk to or with, Bouillet acknowledged that and can direct people in what the position might not be for can often be an overwhelming everybody, and pointed and trying time. While the hospice’s ❝It’s a natural to all the other ways training helped him thing, but it’s to get involved with hospice. become a useful resource With about 200 to those in need, Bouillet not an easy thing.❞ volunteers, the society said there are some needs people to help personal qualities that with administration, its local are essential for the role. “I think you have to be a better thrift store and special events – such as this weekend’s Hike listener than a talker,” he said. 4 Hospice, which is to raise “You have to have an ability money and awareness for the to be sensitive to a person’s organization. situation and their needs.” “We want to bring awareness The people he volunteers in the community, get the with range in age from 50 to 85 years old, but Bouillet is looking community involved,” Bouillet said, noting there is a large to take newly offered hospice demand for health services in a training that focuses on youth system that is constantly under and children. pressure. The longest he has spent with “We want to look at expanding a person has been six months, he said, noting the rich, genuine the care in the area. “There’s a need wherever you relationships that develop are look.” what makes the position so However one chooses to rewarding. support the organization, Bouillet But it’s difficult, too, especially said the effort may have an when one of those he has cared

unexpected return. “Initially I got involved to see what I could offer into it, and now down the road, I’m realizing how much I’ve gotten out of it.”

Hike 4 Hospice White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society’s ninth annual national Hike 4 Hospice – a one-, three- or five-kilometre walk – will be held Sunday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to noon, starting in Blackie Spit Park in Crescent Beach. Cost is $10 per person or $25 per family. Registration fee includes entry into prize draws and a hike hat, while supplies last. Prizes will be awarded for most pledges. For more information, to register or pledge on behalf of a hiker, visit www. whiterockhospice.org A week later, on May 7, the society is to present the Universal Gospel Choir at 7:30 p.m. at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140 St. The gospel is to celebrate the world’s sacred and social-conscience songs with performances from AfricanAmerican, Cuban, African, European, Jewish, Asian and Native American music traditions. Tickets ($25) are available at www.whiterockhospice.org or 604-531-7484.

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There will be approximately 200 trees and shrubs to plant, Meadley said. All ages are welcome at the rainor-shine habitat enhancement effort, where invasive plants will be removed, native species planted and litter cleared.

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Easter activities Easter weekend was a busy one on the Semiahmoo Peninsula, with a bevy of festive events taking place, including Camp Alexandra’s Easter Carnival and Choices Market’s annual Easter egg hunt. Above, Olesya Wyman and daughter, Milanna, 7, work on some Easter art at Camp Alex; right, three-year-old Ameya Wagner shows her dad, Adam, one of the eggs she found during the Choices’ event.

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egardless of the colder Silverton for his amazing weather so far this spring, dedication to the sport of our Intergenerational badminton and to his badminton Therapeutic Garden is in bloom community, this year was not with a rainbow of colours. only fun but exciting for all. The preschool children have Everyone was a winner and all been out weeding and cutting went home tired, well fed and their flowers to enjoy them inside with a special gift. their classroom. Thanks to all who donated gifts They are anxious to go to the and time to this annual event. next stage of planting ■ Do you feel like an Terri Focker with sweet peas, adventure? green peas and some Why not sign up for mystery seeds to attract the Steam Train Winery the butterflies and Tour with Enjoy Bus dragonflies. tour and travel? The adult planters are Travel to Port Alberni also in bloom with more to visit one of the only than 300 bulbs adding wineries in North an array of colour and America serviced by a reminding us that spring steam train that stops is here and we should right at the vineyard. enjoy our outside spaces. Enjoy a scenic ride Plans to move some of through Alberni Valley the planter boxes, raise and mountains to the perimeter beds for the Chase & Warren drainage and design the ‘sharing Estate Winery. You will be circle’ for the children are just guided through the vineyards, some of busy items discussed with generous red and white at the first spring committee wine tastings, accompanied by meeting on April 19. gourmet appetizers. The garden received a This tour includes a threegenerous donation from the course lunch at Port Alberni’s Rotary Club to be used for our popular Swale Rock Café and Intergenerational Sharing Circle. you will sightsee Cameron Lake Money will be utilized to build and MacMillan Provincial Park’s seating for the children, as well as an adult seat for the storyteller. If you have an interest in helping us develop a garden with a therapeutic atmosphere for all ages, please contact the recreation centre. ■ Once again the 55+ Badminton Tournament was a great success. Thanks to Steve

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Plant sale The Oneness Gogos will host Plant Sale Plus May 14 and 15, at 13565 Woodcrest Dr. in South Surrey. The group is part of a growing movement of grandmothers and grand-others whose mission is to raise funds to support grandmothers who are raising children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Africa. The 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. sale will also feature crafts, jewelry, books and Christmas items. A barn and garage sale is planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at 2652 164 St. For more, contact Donna McBride at dmaemcbride@shaw. ca or 604-536-9510, Barbara Warren at bwarren567@shaw.ca or 778-565-3555, or Clare Martin at claremar@ shaw.ca or 604-5385147.

Cathedral Grove. This is an early pickup at 6:15 a.m., but well worth the effort to experience a grand day on Tuesday, May 31. Only $130 for non-members or $125 for members, so don’t miss this opportunity. Contact the centre at 604-5926970, with course #4242293. ■ Looking for information on how to speak to your doctor? Then join us on May 13 for an information session on “Talking with your Doctor and other Health Care Professionals.” This workshop will be presented by Patient Voices Network, a division of Health Care Communication. It includes a demonstration video, a participant discussion and a free booklet, Communicating with Your Doctor. Pre-registration is required at the recreation centre, under course #4255163. ■ Get out into the sunny weather whenever possible and take a walk to the South Surrey Recreation Centre and check out our activities. Stay happy through fitness! Terri Focker, a community service assistant for the City of Surrey, writes monthly on seniors activities.

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Centennial Arena before (top) and after (above) its transformation for the annual gala.

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hen guests walk into Centennial Arena Saturday night, they’re not likely to recognize it for the ice rink that it is. Those attending Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation’s gala are expected to see an elegant ballroom lavishly embellished with lush flowers, decorated tables and a dance floor. Even the bathrooms are to be given a high-class makeover. And while the transformation may be easy on the eyes, it’s not quite so effortless for the people making it happen. The production of a ❝They’ve got 450-person event that it down to a requires 50 tons of food, supplies and equipment fine art.❞ brought onsite by five semiSiobhan Philips trailers may seem daunting volunteer to anyone. Throw in the fact that the fancy affair is hosted in an ice rink, and some could say you have a recipe for disaster. But organizers manage to pull it off, much to the surprise of Siobhan Philips during her first taste of the local gala. Philips remembers attending the event shortly after moving to the community from Ontario 2½ years ago. She had worked on a hospital gala in Kingston, and was used to such occasions being held in hotels and halls. Her initial skepticism was short-lived,

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committee members, some of whom are foundation staff. Philips said the committee meets in November to discuss themes, but work doesn’t begin in earnest until about January, when they start soliciting businesses for auction items. While March and April are the busiest months for organizing, the actual set-up at Centennial Arena begins just days before the event. With more than 20 years history – this will be the 22nd year – the gala’s assembly follows a tried, tested and true routine. “They’ve got it down to a fine art,” Philips said. “It’s very well laid-out, very well orchestrated.” Philips said the April 30 event will have an aubergine-elegance theme, with black and purple decor creating an atmosphere of royalty and swank. The night is to be MCed by CBC’s Rick Cluff, and will include live music, a catered dinner, presentations and live and silent auctions with more than $100,000 in items, including one of the most popular, a dinner with former Canuck Trevor Linden.  see page 23

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The technical aspects of the gala – from lights to sound to video – are monitored from this control room.

Gala guests can bid on VIP table  from page 22 “I’m shocked and heart-warmed and surprised at how supportive the community is to this event,” Philips said of the donations. A new feature added this year is an auction for the best table in the house, which is to be bigger and better decorated than the others, and located front-andcentre on the floor. The highest bidder will enjoy VIP treatment that includes a

personal attendant, special wine pairings and food, selection of the first song and gift bags. “That will be the first order of business before sitting down for dinner,” Philips said. Tickets for this year’s event sold out faster than ever before, she noted, with the last ones being picked up weeks ago. Despite a high demand for tickets, Philips said the number available has remained the same to

ensure an intimate experience. “I don’t know if we’d ever want to make it bigger than that.” Philips said the goal of the evening is to meet or exceed last year’s fundraising total of $140,000, with proceeds being directed to the funding of priority medical equipment for the hospital. “It’s our hospital, it’s local,” she said. “If we don’t support it, we’ll lose it.”

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N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, M AY 9 , 2 011 The Council of the City of Surrey will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, May 9, 2011, commencing at 7:00 p.m.

DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17398/99

DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17396

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17397 Application: 7910-0294-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6319 - 144 Street and 14356 - 63A Avenue APPLICANT: Lakewood Sullivan Developments Ltd. c/o Harald Trepke #201, 7795 - 128 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 4E6 PROPOSAL: To rezone 6319 - 144 Street from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” and 14356 - 63A Avenue from “Multiple Residential 30 Zone (RM-30)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit the development of 97 townhouse units. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17397 Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses, provided such combined uses are part of a comprehensive design: 1. Ground-oriented multiple unit residential buildings. 2. Child care centres, provided that such centres: (a) Do not constitute a singular use on the lot; and (b) Do not exceed a total area of 3.0 square metres [32 sq.ft.] per dwelling unit.

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Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17400 Application: 7905-0300-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 6154 - 140 Street, 14025 and 14085 - 61 Avenue APPLICANT: Jagmohan Singh, Kuljit K. Gosal, Jasbir S. and Kulwant K. Aujla, Front Lane Custom Homes Ltd., and Puran Construction (1997) Ltd. c/o McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. (Dwight Heintz) 13160 - 88 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 3K3 PROPOSAL: Block A To rezone a portion of 6154 - 140 Street from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (9) Zone (RF-9)”. Block B To rezone 14025 and 14085 - 61 Avenue and a portion of 6154 - 140 Street from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (12) Zone (RF-12)”. The purpose of the rezoning is to permit subdivision into 36 single family residential lots.

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Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 287 Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17398 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17399 Application: 7910-0157-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13108 - 60 Avenue APPLICANT: Janus Land Corp. and Chimney Ridge Investments Ltd. c/o Hub Engineering (Mike Kompter) #101, 7485 - 130 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 1H8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17398 To redesignate the property from Suburban (SUB) to Urban (URB). By-law 17399 To rezone the property from “One-Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (9) Coach House Zone (RF-9C)”. The purpose the rezoning is to permit subdivision into 21 single family lots with coach houses.

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City of Surrey Heritage Revitalization Agreement By-law, 2007, No. 16407, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17396 Application: 7911-0032-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 16602 Bell Road APPLICANT: 57th Avenue Developments Ltd. c/o Joe Dhaliwal #305, 9288 - 120 Street Surrey, BC V3V 4B8 PROPOSAL: To amend “City of Surrey Heritage Revitalization Agreement By-law, 2007, No. 16407”, as follows: · to increase the maximum floor area ratio from 0.48 to 0.63; and · to increase the maximum floor area from 294 square metres (3,165 sq. ft.) to 388 square metres (4,178 sq. ft.) This amendment will permit the development of a replica Charles Bell House.

Surrey Official Community Plan By-law, 1996, No. 12900, No. 286 Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17394 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2011, No. 17395 Application: 7910-0088-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 17637 and 17735 - 1 Avenue APPLICANT: P.C.B. Properties Ltd. c/o Etruscan Design Associates Ltd. (Debra Costanzo) 15842 Cliff Avenue, White Rock, BC V4B 5B1 PROPOSAL: By-law 17394 To redesignate the properties at 17637 - 1 Avenue and a portion of 17735 - 1 Avenue from Industrial (IND) to Commercial (COM). By-law 17395 To rezone a portion of 17735 - 1 Avenue from “Light Impact Industrial Zone (IL)” to “Community Commercial Zone (C-8)” (shown as Block A) DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 36, and 48, Section F, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum east yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 0 metre (0 ft.) for buildings and structures on Lot A; and (b) To reduce the minimum west yard setback from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 0 metre (0 ft.) for buildings and structures on Lot B. The purpose of the redesignation, rezoning and development variance permit is to allow a lot line adjustment to accommodate outdoor patios for the existing neighbourhood pub (The Derby Bar & Grill). B. Permitted Uses for Community Commercial Zone (C-8) Land and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Retail stores excluding the following: (a) adult entertainment stores; and (b) secondhand stores and pawnshops. 2. Personal service uses excluding body rub parlours. 3. General service uses excluding funeral parlours and drivethrough banks. 4. Beverage container return centres provided that: (a) the use is confined to an enclosed building or a part of an enclosed building; and (b) the beverage container return centre does not exceed a gross floor area of 279 square metres (3,003 sq.ft.). 5. Eating establishments excluding drive-through restaurants. 6. Neighbourhood pubs. 7. Liquor Store, permitted only in conjunction with a “liquorprimary” licensed establishment, with a valid license issued under the regulations to the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, chapter 267, s. 84, as amended. 8. Office uses excluding the following: i. social escort services ii. methadone clinics 9. Parking facilities. 10. Automotive service uses of vehicles less than 5,000 kilograms [11,023 lbs] G.V.W., provided that such use is associated with a use permitted under Section B.1 of this Zone. 11. Indoor recreational facilities. 12. Entertainment uses excluding arcades and adult entertainment stores. 13. Assembly halls. 14. Community services. 15. Child care centres. 16. One dwelling unit per lot provided that the dwelling unit is: (a) Contained within the principal building; and (b) Occupied by the owner or the owner’s employee, for the protection of the businesses permitted on the lot.


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CORRECTION NOTICE The City of Surrey ad that ran in the Peace Arch News Friday, April 22 on page 30 concerning a Public Information Meeting for 32 Avenue Road Works for March 30, 2011 was incorrect. The meeting is actually scheduled for May 3, 2011. We apologize for any problems or concerns this may have caused.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011 DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17394/95

Surrey Land Use Contract No. 26, Authorization By-law, 1974, No. 4165, Partial Discharge By-law, 2011, No. 17401 Application: 7910-0307-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 13262 - 88 Avenue APPLICANT: Jaswinder S. and Rupinder K. Gill c/o Urban Lands Consulting (Dexter Hirabe) #66, 12711 - 64 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3W 1X1 PROPOSAL: To discharge Land Use Contract No. 26 from the property to allow the underlying “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)” to regulate the site. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 16, Section K, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum lot width from 15 metres (49 ft.) to 13.41 metres (44 ft.) for proposed Lot 2. The purpose of the Land Use Contract discharge and development variance permit is to permit subdivision into two (2) single family lots.

DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17401

Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441. Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permit(s), supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, April 19, 2011 to Monday, May 9, 2011. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed by-law(s)/ development variance permit(s) shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by-law(s)/development variance permit(s). Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to convey to Council, please fax to 604-591-8731, email clerkswebmail@surrey.ca, or submit in writing to the City Clerk at 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2, no later than Monday, May 9, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning this application after the Public Hearing has concluded.

lifestyles ■ Free Day Camp for Grieving Children ages ■ Senior Friday seven to 12 May 6 Friendship April 29 at from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140 St. Craft, Presented by White Rock South Surrey Hospice 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; Society. Info, 604-531program, 12:45 p.m., 7484. featuring the Bakerview ■ Proclamation – the Mennonite Senior’s Choir. reading of God’s word Info, 604-531-2344. ■ Spring Fling Family Fun aloud, in public and in its entirety – runs to May Night April 29 at Peace 6. Readings held daily Arch Elementary from 5 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., to 9 p.m. at including a St. John’s concession, Presbyterian raffle Church, baskets, ending in silent Festival of auction, Praise May used book 7 at 7 p.m. sale, craft datebook@peacearchnews.com Info, 604fair and 538-5221 or children’s preece1280@shaw.ca games. ■ Fraser Valley Quilters’ ■ Ukrainian Soul Food – Guild three-day show, perogies, cabbage rolls Piece to Peace, starts and borsch – available May 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 April 29 at a fundraiser p.m. at George Preston from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Recreation Centre, the Ukrainian Cultural 20699 42 Ave. in Langley. Centre, 13512 108 Ave. Admission $5, men are Eat-in, take away. Info, free. Info, www.fvqg.org 604-531-1923 or 604-581■ Health and Wellness 0313. Fair May 13 from 11 a.m. ■ Hospital auxiliary to 3 p.m. at Christina Bake and Goody Sale Place, 1183 Maple St., May 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 featuring speakers, p.m. in the Peace Arch entertainment by the Hospital lobby.

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Saturday

■ Arbor Day April 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 69A Neighbourhood Park, 19373 68 Ave. Tree planting, live entertainment, activities and crafts for all ages. Free. 604-502-6065. ■ Hypnotherapy/ relaxation session April 30 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., with clinical hypnotherapist Helen Brychka. ■ Plant Sale and Pancake Breakfast April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon at First United Church. Great variety and bargains in plants and hanging baskets. Breakfast: $4 adults, $3 children, $15 family. ■ Semiahmoo Potters Spring Pottery Plus Sale April 30 from 10

a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ocean Park Community Hall, 1577 128 St. Email semiahmoopotters@ gmail.com, visit https:// sites.google.com/site/ semiahmoopotters or go to their Facebook page. ■ Nature Walk April 30, May 28 and June 25 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Green Timbers Park. Meet at the kiosk near the parking lots, 14600-block of 100 Avenue. Discover unique flora and fauna and the natural and cultural history of the park. Drop in, ages 10 and up. Free. Info, 604-502-6065. ■ Rotary Club of Surrey annual Food and Wine Celebration April 30 at Central City Mall in Surrey from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the main level near the food court. Tickets ($40) include wine, beer and food tastings, live music and a fashion show. Proceeds benefit BC Cancer Agency. Purchase tickets at www. bccancerfoundation.com or 604-599-7630. ■ Spring Fling Art Exhibition April 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Semiahmoo House Society, 15306 24 Ave., featuring 150 new and colourful pieces. Presented by Pacific Coast Artists of B.C. Ltd. Admission by donation.

Sunday 1 7 T H AV E N U E & 1 4 6 S T R E E T

REVERSAL OF STOPPING DIRECTION The City of Surrey is planning some changes at the intersection of 17 Avenue and 146 Street. Presently, traffic on 17 Avenue must stop for traffic on 146 Street. Traffic analysis has shown that the volume of traffic on 17 Avenue significantly exceeds the traffic volume on 146 Street. It is safer for those streets with lower volumes to be required to stop. For that reason, the stopping direction will be reversed so that traffic on 146 Street will be required to stop. To maintain safety and minimize driver confusion, the changeover will be undertaken in 3 phases: Phase 1

Notification Signage Erected

April 18, 2011

Phase 2

Temporary All-Way Stop

May 2 - June 1, 2011

Phase 3

Removal of 17 Avenue Stop Signs

June 1, 2011

Additional signage and pavement markings will be installed before and during the changeover. This analysis was done as part of a pilot project for cycling Neighbourhood Routes, which are routes through local roads connecting neighbourhoods through Surrey. The pilot project connects the Semiahmoo area to Ocean Park. 17 Avenue at 146 Street is part of this east-west route, which will be facilitated by the inversion of the stopping direction as well. Please use extra care at this intersection as people get used to the changes and new operation. For more information, please contact the City at 604-591-4853 or cycling@surrey.ca.

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Square Pegs and a barbecue lunch. 604-5414663. ■ Zimbabwe Gecko Society is accepting useful items for a garage sale fundraiser May 13 between 5 and 9 p.m. To donate, email jackieneufeld@hotmail. com or mariebeaudette@ hotmail.com

■ Lyric Singers and Colebrook United Church present Gloria: heavenly music and less, featuring Gloria by Vivaldi May 1 at 3 p.m. at Colebrook United Church, 5441 125A St. Tickets, $20/$15, available at Tapestry Music or by calling 604-340-4353. ■ Semiahmoo Potters Spring Pottery Plus Sale May 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ocean Park Community Hall. Email semiahmoopotters@ gmail.com, visit https:// sites.google.com/site/ semiahmoopotters.

Monday

■ Stress and Nutrition: The Untold Connection that Could Be Affecting Your Health and Energy with author and triathlete Brendan Brazier May 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Choices Markets, 3248 King George Blvd. Cost, $5. To register, call 604541-3902.

Tuesday ■ Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition bicycle route/sign planning meeting May 3 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Newton Seniors Centre, 13775 70 Ave. Info, visit www.vacc.bc.ca or email surreywhiterock@ vacc.bc.ca

Wednesday ■ Four free sessions to understand stress and learn ways to cope will start May 4 at 7 p.m. at Crescent United Church. Register, call 604-5351166.


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Cities outside Vancouver brace for casino hunt Jeff Nagel Black Press

hotel and theatre. While some property owners have suggested they could host a casino in Surrey, Watts noted licence decisions are up to the BCLC. Surrey has also already approved a new community gaming centre in Newton. Delta Mayor Lois Jackson said she would “have difficulty” supporting a new casino in her community. “I think we have enough of them to satisfy people’s entertainment needs,” she said. New Westminster already gets a share of gaming revenue from the Starlight Casino and Burnaby

Vancouver city council’s rejection of a 1,500-slot machine destination casino downtown means the spurned developers may soon be placing their bets on other nearby cities. Paragon Gaming president Scott Menke told reporters last week that he remains committed to finding a “permanent destination in the File photo Lower Mainland.” A Vancouver casino was rejected. That echoed previous comments by B.C. Lottery Corp. CEO destination casino and her counMichael Graydon, who said in cil remains focused on seeing that February a rejection in Vancou- existing site fully developed, with a ver would “certainly” prompt a look at sites in other Metro Vancouver cities, potentially as far as Abbotsford. “There could be some knocking on our door,” said City of North VanP U B L I C N OT I C E couver Mayor Darrell Mussatto. “My feeling is that a casino development, especially one that size, would not be successful in this city.” The Council of the City of Surrey proposes to pass a resolution to issue a But he said he would Temporary Industrial Use Permit, pursuant to the provisions of the Local not be surprised if the Government Act, at the Regular Council-Public Hearing meeting in the North Shore was conCouncil Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, B.C., on Monday, sidered, noting the May 9, 2011, commencing at 7:00 p.m. BCLC has identified its PERMIT NO. 7908-0053-00 175,000 population as the largest in B.C. not APPLICANT: 799597 B.C. Ltd. yet served by casino c/o Trinity Transport (Troy Plett) facilities. 10760 - 168 Street He said one group has Surrey, BC V4N 1N4 proposed a community gaming centre with a ADDRESS: 5219 - 188 Street modest number of slots PURPOSE: To allow a truck parking facility and bingo, but has so far for a period not to exceed two (2) failed to gain approval. years. Another possibility is First Nations reserve land on the North Shore. Squamish Nation Chief Gibby Jacob said his office has not been approached about any casino project and could not predict how one would be received by his council. Port Moody was also mentioned by Graydon earlier this year as a potential host city, but Mayor Joe Trasolini said then it wouldn’t fly. Most other cities in Metro Vancouver already have casinos and a new development The Temporary Industrial Use Permit, supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” would compete against section of the City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the existing facility, canCity Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between the nibalizing the flow of hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., from Tuesday, April 19, 2011 to Monday, revenue generated for May 9, 2011. the host city. Surrey Mayor Dianne Additional information may be obtained from Planning & Development Watts gave no indicaat 604-591-4441. tion of how she would Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to convey to view a major new Council regarding this Temporary Industrial Use Permit, please fax to casino proposal, if the 604-591-8731, email clerkswebmail@surrey.ca, or submit in writing rejected proponents try to the City Clerk no later than Monday, May 9, 2011, 4:00 p.m. their hand in Surrey. Jane Sullivan “We would cross that City Clerk bridge if and when it ever comes,” she said. Great Canadian Gaming Corp. already runs www.surrey.ca the Fraser Downs Racetrack and Casino in Cloverdale. Watts said it was originally promised to be a

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council, which feared a downtown casino on the Canada Line would suck gamblers away from River Rock and reduce the nearly $12-million annual share of revenue the municipality receives. Vancouver councillors cited various concerns, including problem gambling and money laundering, as well as expanded gambling being out-of-step with their vision for a green, livable city. Graydon previously said BCLC could also look at expanding existing casinos or community gaming centres to fully exploit that market if the Vancouver site was rejected.

P U B L I C I N F O R M AT I O N M E E T I N G West Clayton NCP Area #1 and NCP Area #2 The public is invited to attend a Public Open House/Information Meeting to begin the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Concept Plan (NCP) for each of West Clayton Area #1 and Area #2, as shown on the map below. The Public Open House/Information Meeting will be held: Date: Time:

Thursday, May 12, 2011 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Presentation at 6:30 p.m. Place: Clayton Heights Secondary School (7003 188 Street) The purpose of the Public Open House/Information Meeting is to introduce the City’s planning team, provide background, describe the planning process, and establish Citizen’s Advisory Committees (CACs) to work with the City’s planning team in developing the NCPs. Further information may be obtained by visiting our website at www.surrey.ca/westclayton; by phoning Bhargav Parghi at 604-591-4394 or Fay Keng Wong at 604-591-4496; or by e-mailing westclayton@surrey.ca.

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An artist’s rendering of the Evergreen Line SkyTrain extension. long-term funding to pay for a variety of TransLink capital projects, including new rapid transit lines to Surrey and UBC. “It’s troubling to me that there is no supplemental plan specific to the Evergreen Line,” Trasolini said, referring to TransLink’s process of proposing expansion projects with tax or fee increases for the mayors’ approval. “There’s no other plan that’s been prepared nor is there anything in the works so far as I know.” Federal and provincial funding for the line through Port Moody to Coquitlam is in place, environmental approvals are complete and design work is done. Lekstrom said in an interview

Thursday he’s hopeful a deal can be reached with Metro mayors soon. “I’m an optimist here,” he said. “The public really wants the service.” He wouldn’t discuss what funding sources he favours – many the mayors have talked about would effectively tax motorists – but he said there are only a few that could reasonably work. TransLink spokesman Ken Hardie said the TransLink board can’t prepare a supplement without a source of extra money the mayors and the province can support. “Right now, one does not exist,” he said.

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he Greek philosopher Heraclitus was quoted as saying “nothing endures but change.” His words seem highly appropriate for the Semiahmoo Potters Club, which holds its annual spring show and sale of work this weekend (Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.) at Ocean Park Community Hall, 1577 128 St. The club, originally started by 11 keen potters, has endured some 17 years – but certainly not without change. For a number of years – after losing its Community Arts Council sponsored

space at the old White Rock Elementary – the club was without a regular home, and had to do with a shed-like space for turning, firing and glazing works. Latterly the club has been renting a small house on the property of professional potter Don Hutchinson – an arrangement in which members have reaped the additional benefit of his advice and mentorship. But with the steady growth of the club since then – it now stands at more than 30 members – it is inevitable the club will have to look for a larger space in the future for its daily operations and monthly workshops. Other change can be sad – and unexpected.

Under that heading comes the passing in February, after surgery and a brief hospitalization, of stalwart member and club ambassador Geoff Purcell. It’s inevitable the current exhibition will be partly a memorial for the popular retiree, who used his past experience in sales and marketing to make the club’s shows a continuing success. “Geoff was one of our long-term members,” said 10-year veteran Joan Yates. “He was the one who always organized our sales and he was incredibly gifted. Although it was a huge task he always enjoyed it and was enthusiastic about the sales.”  see page 34

Developing stage skills Young people with a passion to sing, dance and act are invited to learn from industry professionals at the two-week Musical Theatre Intensive summer program at Surrey Arts Centre. Led by well-known Vancouver performer, choreographer and director Peter Jorgensen (who established the program in partnership with the Arts Club Theatre Company in 2002) the intensive is designed not only to provide experience for young performers aged 12 to 16, but also to help them gain the skills, confidence and contacts necessary to continue their musical theatre education. The Surrey program, which this year runs July 4-15 (10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday to Friday), has provided a springboard for graduates who are now working professionally or continuing studies at some of the best theatre schools across North America. Jorgensen said the classes are designed to develop effective triple-threat performers – strong dancers who sing a little and great actors with two left feet can be turned into actors, dancers and singers. “We don’t just teach the notes of the song and the steps of the dance,” Jorgensen said. “We give our students the skills to understand, interpret and communicate the story.” Applicants for the program must have any two of the following five qualifications: two years dance training; one year private voice

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A small sampling of some of the work of the Semiahmoo Potters Club, which will be hosting its annual spring sale this weekend at Ocean Park Hall.

Club continues to flourish  from page 33 master, Yates said. “Her butter boxes always sell out at Yates said Purcell’s upbeat, our shows,” she said. thoroughly welcoming presence will The shows also have another spinbe missed at this year’s sale, not only off – they attract new members Yates by his fellow potters but by regular visitors to the well-patronized events. said. “At every show we’re taking away “When people attend the sale this six or seven applications to be put on weekend, they’re going to see sort of our waiting list,” she said. a memorial board set up – they’ll see The growth of the club is both a that and say ‘oh, I remember him,’” blessing and a curse, she admitted. she said. But it’s thanks to Purcell’s “It’s been wonderful being tenants past organization that the current of Don’s and when we first moved to show is in the shape it is, Yates said. his property we thought ‘wow – we “The sales committee has done a have so much space,’” fine job in putting ❝At every show we’re she said. “Now we’re everything together – taking away six or seven outgrowing that space.” I think Geoff would be pleased.” applications to be put on She said the club is monitoring City of The current sale – our waiting list.❞ Surrey initiatives to which will showcase Joan Yates increase arts space – the work of some Semiahmoo Potters hoping they could one 25 members – will day mean more room in feature all kinds of South Surrey for the club. pottery from practical wheel-turned “Hopefully our day will come, that mugs, cups, bowls and plates to we’ll be able to have space through ornate hand-built sculptural pieces, the city,” she said. Yates said. Yates agreed that part of the appeal “I think we have some of the of pottery is creating a tangible finest hand-builders I’ve ever seen,” three dimensional work. But it’s an she said, adding that a growing art in which there is always room membership has resulted in an for improvement and refinement of ongoing infusion of energy, ideas technique, she said. and new techniques in the club. “We’re constantly learning, that’s Once or twice a year the club why it’s so wonderful,” she said. organizes all-day workshops, which “But it’s not only a learning thing bring in potters from outside the but a community of friends as well. I community to demonstrate other skills, such as the building of pottery think that’s why we all feel the loss of boxes – something at which member Geoff – it’s like losing someone in the Joan Ashenhurst is an acknowledged family.”

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Environmental expressions 12 students from across the province. Fifty pieces of multi-media artwork were chosen What does the environment mean to B.C. high by jurors from about 300 submitted by students school students? from 53 public and private schools in 25 communiMany see it as abused, unappreciated and neglected ties from Chetwynd to Campbell River. Students by humans – a place where toxins were simply asked: “What does the are taking over, the natural world ❝I think we’ve pushed environment mean to you?” is suffering and food, water, air and Jury members were Jim Adams, chairthe envelope.❞ other necessities of life are becoming man of the Surrey Public Art Advisory Mark Pelech increasingly scarce or unsafe. Committee, Burns Bog president Eliza art teacher Other teens, however, view the Olson and Brian Foreman, assistant environment as a place of hope and curator of the Surrey Art Gallery. beauty, teeming with plants and wildlife, with chilMany of the artworks appear obvious in their dren playing and dreaming in a world they love message, such as Langley Fine Art School student and cherish. Alex Honeywell’s Tip of the Iceberg, in which the The diverse, creative and colourful viewpoints portion of the iceberg below the water comprises are on display right now in Surrey, the host city for styrofoam cups. Fleetwood Park Secondary’s StuEarthwise, a juried show of artwork by Grade 9 to  see page 37 Sheila Reynolds Black Press

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what’s Eclectic show features variety of art forms  from page 35 art Brookes’ piece, with a polar bear and penguin living like homeless people in an alley, also conveys an easy-to-get message. Other pieces, like that of Thomas Nelles of Surrey’s Sullivan Heights Secondary, requires a bit more explanation. Called Cultural Entropy, he says his all-digital work depicts a post-apocalyptic world, circa 2083. “Adam and Eve are the only people left on earth,” Nelles, a Grade 11 student, says of his complicated, thematic, multi-layered print. “They hope to gain more knowledge… so they can mend the world.” Emily Lee, also in Grade 11 at Sullivan, was the only student to have two paintings chosen for the show – both very different from one another. One, called The Wonder Years, is brightly coloured, with

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Piece by Southridge’s Helena Maskall. six children lying in the grass, their faces replaced with images of skies and mountainscapes and oceans. “I felt we need to keep their dreams real – make their dreams come true,” says Lee.

Her other painting, Pieta, is a much darker, Michaelangelo-inspired work – a futuristic image of people gazing up at a monument of a woman cradling a whale – a creature that’s clearly extinct. The show is eclectic, not only in subject matter, but in media as well, with painting and drawing complemented with collage and digital work. There’s even an intricate piece carved into wood and then painted. “We’re proud of this one because I think we’ve pushed the envelope,” said Surrey art teacher Marc Pelech, one of the show’s organizers. Earthwise is on only until this weekend at Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Ave. and can be viewed online on the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development website (hwww.gov.bc.ca/cscd). The exhibit will then move to the Langley Centennial Museum through May and June.

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Senior boys rugby team undefeated in league play, but struggling against province’s elite

Mariners looking to get past B.C.’s top sides Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

Through the first month of the senior boys rugby season, the Earl Marriott Mariners have had no trouble dispatching their Fraser Valley league foes. Where they’ve struggled, though, is when they hit the field for non-conference tilts against the créme de la créme of the B.C. high school rugby scene.

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Spring fling Some of the region’s top teenage hockey players did their best to get noticed by Surrey Eagles coaches last weekend, at the junior hockey team’s annual Spring Prospects Camp. The two-day camp, held at South Surrey Arena, culminated Sunday afternoon with a raucous all-star game – which featured a number of big hits, and even a fight or two. Clockwise, from top left: Dayne Ellison and Ryan Skinner duke it out; Jed Martin is dumped near the boards by defenceman Marlon Sabo; Dean Allison and Kevin Quinn collide midice; and forward Brady Lawlor tries to keep his balance – and control of the puck – while moving around blue-liner Evan Diamantopolous.

The Mariners, ranked seventh in provincial AAA rankings, are 2-0 in league play, having beaten Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Timberwolves as well as their crosstown rival Semiahmoo Totems, whom they shut out 28-0 in early April to snag their third straight Sandcastle Cup. But those results are tempered by losses to No. 2 Carson Graham and third-ranked Oak Bay, who beat EMS 46-0 last Thursday

at South Surrey Athletic Park. “I don’t know what it is, but we’re just having a problem against some of the province’s top teams. We’re a good team, but we just can’t quite get up to that real top level,” said Mariners head coach Adam Roberts. Roberts, who has coached at Earl Marriott for five years, said talent is not an issue with his club – which was ranked as high as sixth in province before the Oak Bay loss – but

rather, work ethic and confidence. “This is probably the most talented team we’ve ever had here – since I’ve been here, at least,” Roberts said. “But the guys have to realize that you need to put the work in to win. Talent gives you the chance to win, but hard work is actually what gets it done. “Most of our guys have won before –  see page 41


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Despite being just a fraction of the size of some of the province’s top teams, the Semiahmoo Masters Swim Club managed to finish third overall at masters provincial championships earlier this month in Kelowna. Semiahmoo, which has just 18 members, had 14 of them at the Okanagan meet, and finished only below second-place English Bay – which has 126 total members – and the provincial champion Okanagan Masters, who had 51 of a possibly 137 members competing. The Peninsula’s other masters swim club, the White Rock Wave, had just one member at provincials, Kristi Martin. Martin, 22, won four golds, two silvers and one bronze and also clocked a number of personal-best times. - Nick Greenizan

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AN INVITATION TO A PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE

City of Surrey Dog Off Leash Master Plan Strategy (2011 – 2020) You are invited to a public open house to provide input on the Master Plan process for the City of Surrey’s Dog Off Leash Strategy.

2 011 H O N E Y H O O S E R S C H O L A R S H I P The City of Surrey has established the $500 Honey Hooser Scholarship to be awarded each year to a post secondary arts student, or to a student with an interest in arts and crafts graduating from a senior secondary school in Surrey, or to a disabled person with an interest in arts and crafts. As well, the City has approved an annual award of $500 to the Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild. The purpose of this scholarship is to benefit the community by encouraging persons having an interest in arts and crafts to pursue studies in these areas. This interest may be interpreted in a broad fashion, including the study of the visual, graphic or performing arts, or the development of the tools to facilitate these arts. All interested persons are invited to make application for this scholarship in writing to Honey Hooser Scholarship, c/o City Clerk, Legislative Services Division, 14245 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2. Application forms may be obtained from the Legislative Services Division at Surrey City Hall, the City’s website at www.surrey.ca, Surrey senior secondary schools, Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Surrey public libraries.

Staff will be on hand to receive community feedback and priorities. This information will help us guide the development of a final preferred Master Plan to be completed in the winter of 2011. The Master Plan will provide direction to the City of Surrey in the development and provision of dog off leash spaces in Surrey. The Open Houses will be located throughout Surrey in the month of May. Residents are encouraged to attend the Open House planned for their town centre. Time: All Open Houses will run from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Dates and Location: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 Newton Chimney Hill Elementary (14755 - 74 Avenue) Guildford/Fraser Heights Harold Bishop Elementary (15670 - 104 Avenue) Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Whalley AHP Matthew Elementary (13367 - 97 Avenue) Cloverdale Hillcrest Elementary (18599 - 65 Avenue) Wednesday May 18, 2011 Fleetwood Frost Road Elementary (8606 - 162 Street)

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Flanker has ‘come out of nowhere’  from page 39 either as juniors here, or at provincials with Bayside (at the club level), so they just need to keep working hard and building that confidence again.” Though the Mariners are a veteran-laden side again this year with a dozen Grade 12s by Roberts’ count, it’s been a newcomer to the sport, senior flanker Matt Armstrong, who has most impressed his head coach so far this year. “He’s a kid that has really come out of nowhere. He’s in his first year playing, and maybe he doesn’t quite know what’s going on out there at all times, he doesn’t care,” Roberts said. “He just goes out there and runs, and just keeps moving forward.” Armstrong’s teammate on the back row, No. 8 Dan Lee, has also had a strong year, Roberts added. Elsewhere on the Peninsula, Southridge is listed in the honourable mention category of the province’s lastest AA rankings, while Semiahmoo and Elgin Park are still in a rebuilding mode, and remain unranked thus far this season. Neither Semi coach Mike McMartin nor Elgin coach Tom Myring could not be reached for comment.

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Earl Marriott’s Sean Collins runs up the field with the ball during a game Thursday between Marriott’s seconds team and Oak Bay’s B squad.

Sevens rugby Earlier this month, Earl Marriott’s senior boys sevens team finished fifth at provincials, losing to Oak Bay in quarterfinals. The Mariners won the Fraser Valley championships prior to provincials, and only lost once all season – in the quarter-final matchup to their Vancouver Island rivals.

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Athletes shine in Oregon Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

It was two days full of personal bests for six Ocean Athletics athletes – “a small but mighty little group,” said coach Lynn Kanuka – at the prestigious Oregon Relays last weekend. Competing at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. against some of the best high school and college track and field stars in the Pacific Northwest, the team was led by Jack Williams, whose impressive win in the 1,500-m was one of the meet’s highlights. In the high school boys race, Williams edged top Oregon high-schooler Matthew Melancom and fellow Peninsula runner, White Rock Christian Academy’s Sean Keane, finishing in three minutes, 59.83 seconds. Williams used a late kick over the last 250 metres to distance himself from the other two runners. Keane – who has a full-ride scholarship next year to the University of Kentucky – finished third, in a time of 4:02.2. Kanuka, Williams’ mother, described her son’s late push as “a fantastic kick… (he) literally buried the field in the last 250.” Williams’ sub-four-minute time was second on Ocean Athletics’ all-time list, behind only Luc Bruchet, who now runs at UBC. Jake Bruchet also had a strong weekend in Eugene, with a fifth-place finish in the 3,000-m and a seventh-place finish in the 1,500. His times in both races were personal

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Alison Williams (in red) was fourth in 800-m. bests. In a strong field, Peggy Noel surged over the last 300 metres of the high school girls’ 1,500-m race to finish fourth in a time of 4:44.25. Teammate Reta Dobie, a Grade 10 runner, finished the same race in 5:11.46 – her best time of the 2011 season. Alison Williams also scored a top-five finish in the high school portion of the meet, finishing fourth in the girls’ 800-m with a seasonbest time of 2:17.08. In field events, Ocean Athletics’ Ryan Sommer, an Elgin Park student, finished sixth in both hammer throw and shotput, but his most impressive performance, according to Kanuka, came in the discus, where Sommer threw a personal best distance of 48.56 m.

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#11 - 1422 FOSTER STREET Spacious 1256 sq. ft. garden condo in White Rock Square II. Features two patios, large kitchen and lots of storage. For those of you 55+ with not pets. Come by and see this great unit! Janet Sheard 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty

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#104 - 15210 PACIFIC AVENUE • $329,900 Private, quiet, ocean view in this two bedroom, two bath condo. Large south-facing patio Quick possession possible. Jacqueline Allain 604-805-3437 One Percent Realty Ltd.

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#103 - 1555 FIR STREET • PRICE REDUCED: $184,900 West Coast style 855 sq.ft. one bdrm. and den (could be 2nd bdrm.) located in heart of White Rock, steps to shopping, restaurants and transit. Large patio great for entertaining. Ryan Samson 604-538-2125 Royal LePage Northstar

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OPEN AND WALK IN Great little detached townhouse in well-run SUNDAY complex. Very bright, nice floor plan, glass french doors MAY 1 to kitchen with eating area and very private south exposed yard. 2:00-4:00 Two bedroom, two bath, new roof. Easy to view. P.M.

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OBITUARIES HEIDE, Hilton July 15, 1923 April 14, 2011

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hilt. Pre-deceased by his wife Nance in 1995, survived by his brother Norman, as well as the Boswell family, extended family, & many dear friends. Hilt served in the Canadian Armed Forces (Army) during World War II. Born in Aberdeen, Sask., he worked & lived many years in the City of Surrey, retiring to White Rock, & eventually settling in Merritt. Hilt enjoyed fishing throughout B.C. & had a special love for animals, in particular his companion dogs which had shared his life. His kindness & sense of humour will be fondly remembered by all that knew Hilt or had the opportunity to meet him. A memorial tea was held at The Florentine in Merritt. Donations are welcomed to the Charity of Your Choice.

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WALKER, Marion Isobel, (Kenny ) passed away peacefully at the Dr. Hogg Pavilion, Peace Arch Hospital on April 24, 2011 at the age of 87. Marion will be lovingly missed and remembered by her son’s Dale (Pat), Randy (Marg), Gary, Gordon (Debbie). 7 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildrena. Survived by sister Irene, brother George, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband James. bcclassified.com Brothers Robert, Edward, Art, Carmen. Celebration of life to be held Thursday May 5, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Cresent Beach Legion 2643 128th St. Surrey.

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Congratulations and a big Thank You to the people in our communities who rallied in our support to maintain a safe, friendly, comfortable & affordable pricing to our valued customers. We just learned last week that Passenger Transportation Board has approved our new license and tariffs. We want to thank them and Ron Ford of Ocean Park Ford who picked up the $5000 tab for the maintenance of the vehicle. Many thanks Ron and Diane Beatton who personally worked hard to meet all the requirements set out by the P.T. Board. Working together “People can make a difference”. Many thanks again for everyone’s support. From: Helen & the staff of Helen’s Tours N’ Travel

OBITUARIES POWNALL, Harry Evan August 8, 1937 April 23, 2011

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BARKER, WILBUR FRED (BUD) Oct 27, 1927 - Apr 18, 2011 Born Lashburn, Sask. Survived by wife of 60 years, Joy; daughters Shari (Syd), Kimberley (Patrick); grandchildren Jeffery, Sean, Erin and great-grandchild Brody; sisters Alice (John), Patsy (Frank). Dad had a warm and engaging manner. His love for family and life will be his legacy, for all who knew him to embrace. We would like to thank the wonderful staff at Weatherby Pavillion, 2nd floor, Dr. J. Scott & Home Health Support for all the care and compassion given to our Dad and ourselves. Private family service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Peace Arch Hospital Foundation / the Weatherby Pavillion 2nd floor, would be appreciated.

It is with great sorrow we announce Harry’s passing on April 23, 2011. He is survived by Peggy, his wife of 48 years; his son Evan and his wife Jennifer; his sister-in-law Bobbie Park; numerous relatives in Ontario; and friends from coast to coast.

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SUSAN’S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 1pm to 4pm in the Amenities Room of Stratford Gardens at 15350 19A Avenue in South Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations in Harry’s name may be made to the Kidney Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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We are Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) the aluminum product group of Rio Tinto (RT) - a leading international mining group (http://www.riotinto.com) and the global leader in the aluminum industry. We supply high quality bauxite, alumina and aluminum worldwide and our AP smelting technology is the industry benchmark. To sustain this enviable market position, we count on the driving force of our 24,000 employees in 27 countries, all sharing our passion for excellence in product innovation, global practices and standards and cutting-edge technology. In particular, our commitment to excellence in managing Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) responsibilities is the hallmark of our activities. Our ultimate goal is ZERO - zero injuries, zero occupational illnesses, and zero environmental harm. Located in the Kitimat region of British Columbia, the Kitimat, Kemano and Watershed operations are part of Rio Tinto Alcan Primary Metal North America. Over the next four years, the Kitimat Smelter will convert from 1950s reduction technology to the most advanced version of AP40 technology. This new smelter will have a maximum aluminum production capacity of 420 000 tonnes per year, primarily supplying the Asian markets. Rio Tinto Alcan is seeking qualified candidates that are team players with proven leadership and ability to drive results to fill the following roles: Mechanical Engineer KIT0000T Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Mechanical Engineer coordinates, supervises and/or manages projects or activities requiring great technical expertise in areas relatively homogeneous in engineering. The Maintenance Mechanical Engineer has to ensure that process parameters, such as efficiency, operating methods, consumption, etc., are respected; develops methods, modifies the equipment, improves operational parameters, etc. Candidate must have: Bachelor of Engineering Degree 8-10 years of experience Reliability EngineerMaintenance-KIT0000U Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Reliability Engineer evaluates, analyses, develops and counsels in one or more fields of expertise related to engineering, methods and means to improve efficiency and output of equipment or existing infrastructures, as required by laws and regulations governing this discipline, or sector of activities, in accordance with Rio Tinto Alcan policies related to health, safety, environment. Candidate must have: Bachelor of Engineering Degree 6-7 years of experience. Both positions seek candidates that demonstrate safety in the workplace as a number one priority, and strong computer skills - Excel, Word, CAD. Candidates must be knowledgeable in the utilization of a variety of software packages. Previous industrial experience is an asset. We offer an attractive remuneration package, a range of Rio Tinto benefits, as well as the sought after opportunity to develop and expand your knowledge and experience with a world leader in the industry. Northern residency and experience working in a cross-cultural environment, coupled with knowledge of the unique challenges and opportunities presented to those living in the North, are assets. To apply, please submit an on-line application (resume) directly at our website: www.riotinto.com/careers before Friday, May 6th, 2011. Rio Tinto Alcan would like to thank all applicants, however only those short listed will be contacted.

Civil Engineering Technologist 1 or 2 (one position) District of Kitimat full time permanent - starting wage $29.24-$42.62, depending on education & experience. Civil Technologist diploma preferred. Reporting to the Engineering Services Manager, duties include a variety of infrastructure investigations, surveying, design, contract preparation, inspection and material testing on projects related to the municipality’s water, sewer, drainage and transportation systems. Candidates should be proficient in using electronic survey equipment, computer assisted design using AutoCad 3D, and MS Office. Valid BC driver’s licence required. For more information contact personnel at districtofkitimat@kitimat.ca or 250-632-8900 (Closing date May 27, 2011)

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Drivers Wanted: Terrific career opportunity outstanding growth potential to learn how to locate rail defects. No Experience Needed!! Extensive paid travel, meal allowance, 4 weeks vacation & benefits pkg. Skills Needed - Ability to travel 3 months at a time Valid License High School Diploma or GED. Apply at www.sperryrail.com under careers, keyword Driver. DO NOT FILL IN CITY OR STATE

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DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 www.dgscanada.ca Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers


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for ABC Transmissions Ltd. (formerly Detroit Diesel Allison BC). This is a full-time position in Port Kells • Applicant will be responsible for the co-ordination of the daily parts, service and clerical operations. • Previous truck dealership exp. would be considered an asset. • Strong mechanical aptitude. • Effective oral and written communication skills.

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ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Trainees Needed now! Large & Small Firms Seeking Certified A&P Staff Now. No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Available. 1-888-424-9417

Interested applicants can fax resume to: 604-882-5886 Attention to Christine Humphrey or e-mail: cjh@abctransmission.com Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

COLLEGE STUDENTS SUMMER WORK Flex. sched. $17 base-appt., conditions apply, training given. Apply now, start after finals! Call 604-595-1040 www.work4students.ca/mv FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certified, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944

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Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club in South Surrey is looking for a F/T Receptionist to operate the 4 line phone system in a busy country club. the applicant must be mature and well organized to deal with our phone and in person customers. Apply in person or submit resumes to: pknispel@shaw.ca 18150 - 8th Ave. Surrey

WILD & CRAZY, CAN’T BE LAZY Up to $20 per hr, 40 hrs per week. Fun promo’s & C.S. 10 positions available for immed. work. No commission. No experience? No problem! Call today, Start tomorrow !

MEDICAL OFFICE Trainees Needed! Hospitals & Dr’s Need Medical Office & Medical Admin staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Career Training & Job Placement also Available! 1-888-778-0459

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White Rock Museum + Archives Requires a vibrant & knowledgeable COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITS COORDINATOR (p/t, 16 hours per week)

The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the care and management of the Museum’s collection, as well as assisting with the planning and implementation of all gallery exhibits. Please forward your resume & cover letter to: whiterockoffice@telus.net Attn: Executive Director (no phone calls, please) Applications accepted until May 6, 2011 We thank all applicants for their interest, however only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted For more info www.whiterock.museum.bc.ca

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PLEA Community Services Society is looking for individuals and families who can provide respite care in their homes for youth aged 12 to 18, who are attending a recovery program for alcohol and/or drug addiction. Qualified applicants must be available on weekends and have a home that can accommodate one to two youth and meet all safety requirements. Training and support is provided. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at:

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Japanese ESL students July 29Aug. 9 and Aug. 1-10. Must drive student to and from school in W. Rock. Call Julie 604-809-9463

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

BUS PERSON req’d in White Rock a couple of evenings per week. Great job for student. Call Pierre after 1:30 pm, 604-531-6261.

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F/T COUNTER ATTENDANTS required. Must be responsible, punctual, and have excellent communication skills. Wage $10.31/hr. If interested, please apply by email: subway152@hotmail.com or drop off resume to Subway Unit 105, 1797 - 152nd St

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FULL TIME Production Coordinator required. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be efficient, organized and able to work independently. Proficient in MS Excel and Word. Please email resume to jobops@b-tv.com RECEPTIONIST / CUSTOMER SERVICE Our expanding business requires a Part-Time receptionist / customer service representative. Applicants must speak and write French / English fluently. Perfect for first time employment or university student with a positive attitude. Previous bookkeeping experience a plus but not necessary. Position to start May 1st and is located in Cloverdale. Salary based on experience. Email resume to sunmedjobs@gmail.com

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FLAT ROOFERS Metro Roofing requires exp. Flat Roofers, BUR, torch, single ply (TPO & PVC). Commercial and Industrial Projects.

Good Wages & Benefits

Call: 604.888.4856 Serious Enquiries Only!

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OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Status: Permanent, full time Reports to: Rector and Church Wardens St. Mark’s is a vibrant and growing community of God’s servants, fed by the word, led by the Holy Spirit, and reaching out to all people with the Good News of Christ’s saving Grace and Love, by our thoughts and actions. We are a friendly, outgoing and biblically based church with Christ at our centre. We are looking for an organized and dedicated Office Administrator to organize and manage a welcoming, efficient office environment that is the centre for information, communications and program co-ordination for the parish. Your responsibilities will include reception, maintaining donation records, payment of invoices, maintaining the accounting system and preparation of bulletins, certificates, posters and flyers for Parish services and events. As the ideal candidate, you have a minimum of five years of experience with records management and electronic communications. You bring excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills and extensive computer knowledge (Mac helpful) with strong word processing, relational database, and desktop publishing skills. Through your work experience you will have developed efficient time management skills, a high level of flexibility, efficiency, productivity and accuracy as well as the ability to maintain confidential information. You can demonstrate a strong service orientation and the ability and enthusiasm to work independently and with a diverse team of clergy, staff and parishioners. If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to Drew Gauntley, Warden at drewgaun@shaw.ca not later than May 20, 2011.

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DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member 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

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ing of day to day construction operations including personnel and equipment delegation. Demonstrate and develop a positive relationship with all staff, owners and subcontractors. Knowledge of all aspects of WCB and Ministry of Mines Regulations. Ensure all safety values are met or exceeded.

Anglemont Financial Services Ltd is an investment advisory organization which assists in overseeing investments in a portfolio of public & private companies; private equity funds and marketable securities. Anglemont is seeking an energetic professional candidate for the position of an Executive Assistant reporting directly to the President in a small office environment. This position is responsible for supporting the President, staff members; office management and light accounting assistance. The position requires a self-motivated individual who is comfortable working with moderate supervision. Good command of English. Ability to multi-task is critical as well as having a flexible approach to solving problems. Located in the S. Surrey / White Rock area this position will be a very attractive opportunity for a professional self starter who would like work in their local community. Send resume to:

TRADES, TECHNICAL

A well-established Highway, Heavy Civil and Mining Construction Contractor in Southern BC is seeking an experienced Civil Construction Superintendent for a fulltime, year-round position. You must be a highly motivated, self-starting individual. Responsibilities to include: • The planning and schedul-

Call bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

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 JOBS: Whether you’re looking to find or fill a position, this is where your search begins. Call bcclassified.com 604.575.5555

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HOME CARE

Guatemalan/Canadian Caregiver seeks employment in White Rock or South Surrey area. Fourteen years experience in caring for the elderly. Provides patient with help moving in and out of bed, bath, wheelchairs, dressing & grooming, shopping, and cooking & cleaning. Have own car, available for any shift. Please call Sandra 778-223-6450. Saving time, money & steps Before you go anyplace else,take a walk through the Classifieds for the best bargains round.

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bcclassified.com Shopping made easy.

Mature Lady with car for Seniors Helper P/T. Housesitting, appts light housekeeping some cooking etc. Reasonable rate 604-536-6834

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KIDS AND ADULTS NEEDED Papers are delivered right to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x a week, after school, Wed. and Fri. Call the Circulation Department at 604 542 7430 or email us at circulation@peacearchnews.com Route Number

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HELP WANTED

Now Hiring Drop Driver for Carrier Routes The Langley Times has an excellent opportunity for an

individual contractor with a suitable full size cargo van to deliver newspapers to our carrier force every Wednesday and Friday. This person will be available between 4:00 am and 11:00 am. The successful candidate will have a suitable vehicle, will be responsible, organized, along with having a clean driving record and insurance.

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FAST TAX TAX RETURNS

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CLEANING SERVICES

RESIDENTIAL CLEANING LADY. 17 yrs exp. No less than 4hrs. $20/hr. Free est. 604-340-1260

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COMPUTER SERVICES

Accounting & Bookkeeping * 48 Hour Service * $40/flat fee, no hidden charges. Multiple Years - Neg. Rate. Can come to your location. (discount given to low income)

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FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

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GARDENING

APPLIANCE REPAIRS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 283A

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GARDENING

SUPREME HEDGES +++

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

WINTER GARDEN CLEAN-UP • TREE Pruning • Sculpting • Hedge Repair • Pro-Climber

A COMPLETE Handyman Service Suites, bathrooms, kitchens, reno’s, drywall, painting. No job too small. 604-788-1640 or 778-867-2662

MUSHROOM MANURE

Call Mark (604)536-9092

Jay 604-897-8524

Pick up or delivery. Covered storage. Call 604-644-1878

Interior Renovations Tile work,Crown Moulding’s, Baseboards Carpentry Quality Results Guaranteed

604-816-8852

POWER RAKING AERATING LIME AND FERTILIZER

LAWN CUTTING

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Liability Insurance & WCB

Lawn maintenance programs available

Call 604-614-0616 *average size lot

For all Your Cleaning Needs Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly Exc. Refs & Rates. Move In/Out. Carpet Cleaning, pressure wash, New Const., Res./Comm., offices Welcome! Lic., Bonded/Insured.

Call 778-883-4262 “ Not only for Rich & Famous. More Affordable than you Think ! We enjoy leaving your home bright & clean! “ BUILDING, OFFICE or house cleaning in this area. EXCELLENT ref’’s. Call Carmen (604)597-0953

E & M MAINTENANCE WINDOW WASHING D Windows Out & In D Gutters cleaned In & Out D Pressure Washing, Snrs Disc. D Serving W. Rock for over 25 yrs D Lic. & WCB insured. Free Est.

Eric 604-541-1743 EUROPEAN CLEANING Services Excellent References. $20 per hour. Call (778)858-1878 HOUSECLEANING. Trustworthy, hardworking, conscientious. Reas. rates You won’t be disappointed Refs. Call Christine 604-328-3733. LIDIA’S EUROPEAN CLEANING. Res/Com. Ins/Bonded. Specializing in detail cleaning. 604-541-9255

Peninsula Window Washing D Inside/Outside Windows D Fully Insured/Licensed D Free Estimates - Seniors Disc. D Friendly - Dependable D Quality Work- Reasonable rates

Mark (778)855-7038

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, Repairs & Reno’s, Sundecks & Additions, New Homes European Quality Workmanship CONTRACT OR HOURLY FREE ESTIMATES 23 YEARS IN BUSINESS SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

Per Molsen 604-575-1240

MASTERTOUCH CONSTRUCTION Specializing in finish carpentry, crown moulding’s, casings, baseboards, stairs, spindles & railings, renovations. Father & Son Team 35 years exp. Many references.

Ask for Allen Certified Tradesman White Rock/S. Sry area Call (604)219-9365

Renovations & Repairs

Call Peter 604-541-8841

Local handyman avail. for painting, moulding & millwork, laminate flooring, tile work etc. No job too small. Reasonable Rates. Call Peter 604-807-7946 or 604-536-4665

A SEMI-RETIRED CONTRACTOR. Specializing in Renovation’s. Available for work. 604-532-1710

On Time, On Budget, As Promised...

CONCRETE & PLACING

Complete lawn & garden maintenance. Fencing, rubbish removal. pressure washing, 604-502-9198. Building Customer Confidence

Quality Renovations • Fencing/Decks • Water Damage • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Finished Basements • 24 hr. Emergency Service • Grow-Op Remediation & Repair Ask about our Referral Program

DRYWALL

All Aspects of Drywall + Flatten Popcorn & Textured Ceilings

A MAID TO CLEEN

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Exceptional Quality

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✔ Basement suites, decks ✔ Bathrooms, Kitchens ✔ Finishing work & moulding Free Estimates hudolinrenos@gmail.com

DECKS - R - US. Sundecks by exp. European craftsman. Interior home Renos. Kitchen/bath/bsmt. Insured. Ivan 778-549-6858

ALL Concrete Brick, Block & Stonework. Good job - Good price. Call Enzio (604)594-1960 CONCRETE. Remove & Replace. Specializing in driveway, patios, etc. All types of finishes. FREE Estimates. 604-996-6878.

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Repair/replace or custom build.

Aerating / Liming $75 Weekly Cuts $30*

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Personal Housecleaning avail. Residential cleaning. Exc. refs. $20 per hr. Call 604-314-8284

HUDOLIN’S ON HOMES RENO’S

ALL DECKED OUT DECKING LTD

CARPENTRY

CHIMNEY SERVICES

Renovations Bathrms/Basements/General Complete Drywall/Painting Frame & Finish Carpentry Windows/Decks/Outbuildings All Trades Available All Jobs Welcomed John (604)536-5241 / 880-6573

Call Dave: 604-862-9379

Call (778)858-8185

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SPECIALIZING IN: Vinyl and Wood decks.

SPRING SPECIAL

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

FULTON Construction

RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. Call bcclassified.com 604.575.5555

Call Mike 604-953-0898

for small and medium size businesses, including filing, payroll, government reports, & small claims. 27 yrs exp. Reasonable Rates. Work in your office or mine.

CARPET CLEANING

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

*Seniors Disc. *Insured *23 yrs.

BUSINESS/ OFFICE SERVICE

~CHOICE CARPET CLEANING~ Free Estimates. Guaranteed Work! 604-897-6025 (24 hr) 788-688-0117

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A-List Reno’s

PROMPT & AFFORDABLE

NANCY’S Full Cycle Bookkeeping Services

224

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

www.a-listrenos.com

Peace Arch Appliance

221

HANDYPERSONS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HANDYMAN. Very reliable. 20 yrs exp. Senior’s discount. Make a list. CAN DO IT ALL! 604-866-4977

ARON HARRIS & CREW FLOORING install specialist. Earth friendly products. Ask about our Baseboard/trim special. PAINTING Int/ext. Free quotes. 778-908-4172

- Hardwood Floor Specialist -Installation, Sanding, Refinishing Express your unique and individual style with a custom stain. Dust free sanding. 778-995-Wood (9663). View our picture gallery at www.visionexotik.com

AAH ABOVE ALL APPLS REPAIR Quality work. Also appls for sale. Elect & plumb serv 604-588-2828 Allan Kivipato, Appliance Specialist Gas Lic, 604-726-0596 email: pkivipato@shaw.ca

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VISION EXOTIK FLOORING INC.

Call: (604)538-8876

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For a beautiful, clean, up to date flat ceiling. Lovely to look at, easy to clean. CALL FRIENDLY BENJAMIN 604-230-7928 or 604-538-3796 PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. Call Parm (604) 762-4657

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#1 QUALITY WORK, Big or sm. Exp. Electrician avail. Reas.rates.604-773-0341. Lic#9902 ALL JOBS Big or Small. Panels, lighting, plugs, fans, hot tubs etc. Guaranteed work. 604-539-0708 Cell 604-537-1773 Lic. 26110 ALL JOBS welcome. Your trouble shooting expert. Tel/Cable incl. *Seniors Discount* Work guaranteed. Insured & Bonded. GWN Electric. 604-862-9650 Lic#99986

HIGH OUTLET ELECTRIC

ATTN: GARDEN GIRLS There is nothing like the “Garden Girls” to maintain your garden beds. We’ll give it a face lift that will turn people’s heads!!

SPRING CLEAN-UP D Redesigning D Top Soil D Pruning D Planting D Garden/Lawn Maintenance 604-542-9029, 604-838-8341 BN’s LAWN SERVICE Family business for 20 years. Seniors disc. DVA. 604-721-9422

EXPERT LAWN MANAGEMENT

Expert in electrical repairs & troubleshooting. Panel upgrades, Renovations Guart. work. Licensed/bonded BBB app. No job too small

DEMOSSING. Gutter Cleaning. Repairs. Roofing. Power Washing, painting, cedar ridgecap. Jeff’’s House Ext. 604-802-6310 GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prices starting from for 3 lvl. hm. $95/gutters, $95/windows. 2 lvl. hm. $75/gutters, $75/windows. Excellent Service Since 1976. 778-861-0465

604-720-9244 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

◆ Lawn Reno’s ◆ Hedge Trimming ◆ Spring Clean-up ◆ Power Raking ◆ Lawn Cutting Horticulture Grad BCIT Over 20 years exp

Mike 604-671-3312 GROUND FX LANDSCAPING LTD. Providing 20 years of quality service in hedging, planting, yard clean-ups, landscape installation and renovations. Call 604-805-6155 LAWN CUT (bi-weekly) & RUBBISH REMOVAL Good Work. Low $ Price. Free Est. Call 778-686-2889.

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FENCING

Lawn Cutting and Beyond Free estimates. Call Mike

778.960.0174 greenheartlandscaping@shaw.ca FENCING & DECKS Quality Work, Skilled Professional Cedar Hedging avail. 604-306-4255

Designing and renovating new kitchens, bathrooms, basements, house make-overs and additions since 1989

✦ Home Inspections ✦ ✦ Renovations ✦ ✦ Repairs ✦

“Georgie” award finalist-best kitchen 2008 & 2009 In-house design team and cabinet shop

-- LICENSED AND INSURED -Mel Biesinger 604-841-4142 www.focushomeinspection.ca

www.mpbconstruction.com

LAWN MOW & TRIM SERVICE Please call 604-220-7573.

Let MPB make your renovation dreams come true!

Showroom: Unit 62 - 15515 24th Ave. (at King George Blvd.) Tel: 604-538-9622 6SHFLDOL]LQJLQDOOW\SHVRI

Residential/Commercial Window & Gutter Cleaning and Power Washing. Prompt, Friendly Professional service. Call Jerad for free estimate 604-313-5298

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Qualified carpenter for all your home improvement needs. - QUALITY WORKMANSHIPD Additions D Decks D Bathrooms / Kitchens D Skylights / Windows D Tiling D Laminate Flooring ✔ Complete Renovations from Start to Finish For a No Obligation Consultation GIVE ROBERT A CALL Cell: 604-290-4964 Eves: 604-535-0603

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GARDENING • LANDSCAPING EN RD GA AKE M ERS OV

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Railings

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Fireplaces Kitchens & Barbeques Sun Rooms & Patio Covers Landscaping Hot Tubs & Pools Trellis & Gazebos

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Driveway removing, trenching & concrete breakers, drain tile, septic install & repairs. Oil tank removal. 20yrs. exp. Gd rates 604-250-6165

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FOCUS HOME INSPECTION

Home Improvement, Landscape & Garden Solutions

Evergreen Bobcat & Mini Excavator

6 FT FENCING, Retaining Walls, Blacktop/Concrete driveway’s, Reno’s, Roofing, Bobcat Service. Snow Removal. Gaary Landscaping (604)889-8957, 778-861-0220

“White Rock & South Surrey’s Leading Renovator since 1989”

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JME MAINTENANCE

WCB & Fully Insured

www.mdmservices.ca Serving Since 1993

WEED FREE Mushroom Manure 13 yards - $125 or Well Rotted 10 yards - $145. Free delivery in Surrey. 604-856-8877

ALL WORK GUARANTEED!

SCOTGUARD ELECTRICAL LTD.

M.Southin & Sons Contracting

604.230.2217 / 604.999.5890

Resid., Commer., & Indust.

OVER 23 yrs exp. res/comm. Free est. Bonded #14758 Dana Thompson. 604-353-1519

Call Mike 604 - 240 - 7337

* BBB * Licensed * Insured * WCB

#22047 WE LOVE SMALL JOBS

James 604-220-8347

Kitchens & Bathrooms Basement & Suite Development from Planning to Completion

CONTRACTOR

Home Improvement, Landscape & Garden Solutions

FREE ESTIMATES

Complete Garden / Landscape Designs & Makeovers New Homescapes • Outdoor Living Spaces • Gardening Brick / Block • Retaining Walls • Pavers • Cultured Stone Railings • Pillars • Gates • Driveways • Masonry Lighting / Sprinkler / Drainage Systems Lawn Installations • Pruning • Weeding • Clean-Ups Strata/Commercial/Residential Maintenace Programs Fencing • Landscape Products • Home Improvements (see our Home Improvement ad under section 287 Home Improvement)

Kitchens • Bathrooms • Renovations • Additions Outdoor Living Spaces • Suites • Custom Homes Flooring • Hardwood • Tiles • Laminate • Sundecks Patios • Arbours • Pergolas • Railings • Pillars • Gates Driveways • Masonry Brick / Block • Retaining Walls Pavers Cultured Stone • Roofing • Windows / Doors Framing Fencing • Complete Renovations • Handyman Services & More • Gardening • Landscaping (see our Gardening and Landscaping ad under section 281 Lawn & Garden)

WCB • Fully Insured • 20 Years

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B.C.’s Premier Full Service Home Renovation & Landscaping Company

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

START TO FINISH CONTRACTING

1 Room

$69

CONDO’S, APT’S, HOUSES Ask our Customers about our Quality Work

Blake and his Dad make a positive difference in your life by providing quality workmanship delivered with integrity.

“Simply the best for less” Specializing in interior & exterior quality repaints.

Ceilings, Doors & Trim

10 YRS. EXP. CALL DAVE: 604-614-3416

D interior & exterior renovation D rot repair & restoration D Decks D Fences & much more free estimates.

SL PAINTING

ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

Call Blake or Brian (604)816-1653

Eric 604 - 219-1513 604 - 576 - 5758 Interior/Exterior. FREE Estimates. Quality job. Fully insured - WCB Please call Sonly.

604-328-6387

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL EARTH FRIENDLY

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13906 - 23 Ave. S. Surrey Moving Garage Sale. Sat. April 30, 9-3pm. Furn, power tools, garden decor, planters, electronics, etc.

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

8TH ANNUAL Cloverdale Garage Sale 100 + homes Sat. April 30, 9 a.m.

604.587.5865 www.recycle-it-now.com

Licensed, Insured, WCB

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

EXTRA

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- Since 1981 Clean, professional work Free No Pressure Estimates * Brush / Roll or Spray

PRICES SLASHED!

Everything Must Go Today!! Indoor & outdoor furniture, Bric a brac, housewares, copper and more ...........

(778)997-5757, (604)587-5991

GOT JUNK?

SAT. APRIL 30th 9am - 3pm Cash & Carry

Rubbish Removal 1-800-468-5865

Bill Mutch 604-538-4408 604-833-1448

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For all your decorating needs why not call a Master Painter?

Your Dream Home Care... • Bathroom & Kitchen Reno’s • Unfinished Basements • Framing & Drywall • Hardwood / Laminate Inst. • Interior / Exterior Painting • Insurance Claims

Dan Laybourn Paint Contracting

(604)861-2689 288

PAVING/SEAL COATING

ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.

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PLUMBING

38 Years Experience All Aspects of Painting Int./Ext. Com/Residential Free Estimates call anytime!

$38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184

Call 604-607-6659 or Cell, 604-537-3553

AT PANORAMA PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES. Jobs Small-Big, Res/Com 604-818-7801 www.panoramaplumbing.com

HOME REPAIRS

1 CALL ABOVE all Handyman Serv Elect,. Plumb, Appls, Gen Repairs, No job too small. Sell repair & install major appls. Also do kitchen, baths, bsmt, renos. 604-588-2828.

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!! 604.

220.JUNK(5865)

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

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bcclassified.com 604-575-5555 ESTATE SALE - All sorts of treasures for everyone, too many items to list! Come by and make a deal... Saturday, April 30th & Sunday, May 1st both days 9:00am - 2:00pm...or until EVERYTHING IS GONE! 1675 140A Street, South Surrey. OCEAN PARK, SOUTH SURREY, MULTI-FAMILY CARPORT SALE, Sat, April 30, 9am-3pm, 1739 - 130th St. Household, kids, furniture & more! Rain or shine.

Mr. Cleanup Disposal

PLANT SALE

SAME DAY SERVICE Seniors Discount

& Garden Accessories

Saturday April 30th 8:00 am start

Call Andrew (778)868-3374

311 MASONRY & BRICKWORK

15916 Russell Ave ★ RAIN OR SHINE ★

Stone. Brick. Tile Chimney repairs, fireplaces, house facings Quality work 604-306-5389.

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MOVING? LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

• Small & Big Moves • Internals • Single Items • Packing Supplies s r

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604-536-6620 FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973

www.BBmoving.ca

MESA PAINTING INTERIOR and EXTERIOR Quality work at reas rates.Free Estimates. Michael (cell) 604-724-7458

ARS BUILDING MAINTENANCE Gutters, Pressure Washing, Decks, Parking Lots, Driveways & more. *Insured *Bonded *References *WCB *Quality Work 604-833-1462

PAINTING

POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

INTERIOR - EXTERIOR D Stucco painting, Cedar Siding D Repainting - Houses, Condos D Renovations D Finishing D Ceilings & Crown Moulding’s D 32 yrs exp. painters /FREE Est.

Rene’s Spray & Brush Painting cell 778-855-5361

A FAST MOVING & CLEANING. Professional movers. *Garbage removal *Big/small. Insured, great rates. Free est. 778-888-9628

AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

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

~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates

Pressure Washing Services Avail. Exp. Local & Reliable. Free Est anytime. Call 604-250-3619 TOPLINE PRESSURE WASHING Siding, gutters, & tile roofs. We use SOAP. WCB insured 604.861.6060

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

EXTRA CHEAP PRICES RELIABLE, SERVICE Seniors Discount

CALL ROGER 604-

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GARAGE SALES

White Rock

PLANT SALE Huge selection of Perennials for sun & shade.

Fri / Sat / Sun. 9am-4pm April 29, 30, & May 1st

17115 - 23rd Ave. DREAMING of a new career? Look in bcclassified.com’s

Class 109 Career Opportunities! Why not make your dream a reality?

South Surrey

Spring Craft & Gift Show Friday May 6th 10am-9pm & Saturday, May 7th, 10am-6pm

14056 Blackburn Ave. Saturday, Apr. 30th 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Household items, Furniture, Trinkets & Treasures. See you Saturday!! WHITE ROCK

HUGE MUTLI FAMILY GARAGE SALE Sat. Apr 30 - 9am to 1pm GATES OPEN AT 8:30 Tools, Books, Furniture, Misc. Items and Treasures. White Rock

12958 19th Ave

Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast Sat. April 30th 8 a.m. to Noon First United Church

(604-538-1091)

S SURREY

GARAGE SALE 972-161A St. Sat. April 30, Sun May 1 7am - 3pm.

(Buena Vista & Centre St.) Annuals, Perennials, & Hanging Baskets.

Hshld items, antique heater with pipes, children’s box 5 - 25 cents, old music books & sheets, Grey Cup football & mementos, seasonal items, jewlellrery + more S.SURREY

HUGE PLANT SALE Trees, shrubs & perennials Sat & Sun Apr 30 & May 1

9am - 4pm

3464 - 140th Street S.SURREY:

MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE Sat Apr 30th, 9am-4pm. #109 - 1739 - 130 St. Furniture, go-kart, fish tanks, toys, games, clothing & much more. * Rain or Shine *

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

PETS

TREE SERVICES

Get your trees or tree removal done NOW while they’re dormant

✓ Tree & Stump Removal ✓ Certified Arborists ✓ 20 yrs exp. 60’ bucket truck ✓ Crown reduction ✓ Spiral pruning ✓ Fully insured. Best Rates

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604-957-9361 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

D Conversion from cedar to Asphalt, Shingles, Fibreglass D 30, 40, 50 years Warranty D WCB, BBB, Liability Ins. Free Estimates. Call Gary 604-599-5611 OR Visit

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

329 PAINTING & DECORATING & SEMIAHMOO PAINTING ✯INSURED, WCB, LICENSED✯ Master in Quality & Service Re-paint & New Homes

RONALDO, 778-881-6478 MERCHANDISE: From antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods & electronics, to parakeets & pet supplies, if it is considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here. Call bcclassified.com 604-575-5555 fax 604-575-2073

Renovations

Custom Paint

• Kitchen • Bath • Flooring • Complete Interiors

• Interior & Exterior • Free Estimates

Licensed • Insured • WCB • Full 10yr. Guarantee

604-538-2412

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www.bestbusyboysroofing.com GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs BBB, WCB $2m Liability. Clean Gutters $80. 24 hrs. 7dys/wk. 604-240-5362

TILING

PUG PUPS, 8 weeks old. 1st shots. 5 females, 1 male. $800 each. Call 778-808-5445.

Peninsula Tree Preservation S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming

TREE SERVICES A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $ Semiahmoo Tree Experts

ISA Certified Arbourist Fully Insured “Right Tree - Right Location”

Rob Kootnikoff

SHIHTZU. Ready to go. M / F. Black. $500. Incl. 1st shots. Will trade for Peke or Shihtzu. Call 604746-0072. Marshall / Emerson VIZSLA PUPS, CKC reg’d, shots, guaranteed. $850. ph, 604-8192115 or email: vizsla@telus.net WEST HIGHLAND TERRIER pup. Female, born Feb. 26. 1st shots. vet ✓. Ready to go. $1100. 604850-6567 Abbts. Yorkie PB Reg. girl 8 wk old family raised $1200.00 604-857-0722

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

604-538-6278, 778-839-5034

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APPLIANCES

PETS Peace Arch Appliance

477

PETS

Danger Trees, Hedges Shaping, pruning, chipping. Fully insured.

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

David Fast 604-536-5426

CHIHUAHUA P/B pups. Ready now Vet ✓. Shots, 2 M, 3 F. Short hair. Family raised. $600. 604-852-1805

APPLIANCES RANGERS OCEAN PARK APPLIANCE Appliances Wanted Cash for Some. Call (604)538-9600

520

523 MINI DASCHUNDS FOR SALE, Vet Checked. Good homes only, $750 Female, $650 Male. 604-796-3756 or 604-845-4060

A-1 Ceramics, Marble, Glass blocks etc. Install/Repair. Res./Comm. Free Est. 20 years exp. Peter’s Tile (604)209-0173 RUSSELL TILES No Job Too Small. 18 yrs on the Peninsula. All types of tile & laminate floors. Install & Repair. Free Est. Perry 604-538-6976

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BURIAL PLOTS

BURIAL PLOT in Valley View. 72 Ave., In desirable Four Prophets area. $4500. (604)560-2553

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LITTLE LOAD SPECIALIST. Sand & gravel delivered. Small orders welcome. Topsoil available. Call (604) 532-0662 days/eves.

373B

LAB RETRIEVER PUPS, yellow & black, $650. Vet check, quality lineage, dew claws, 1st shots, dewormed. (604)702-0217

Info: www.treeworksonline.ca

“ Call Now for Free Estimate”

604-588-0833

PETS

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL All types of Roofing

477

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

GERMAN Shepherd pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines Reg/Guar. 604-856-8161

968-0367

#1 Roofing Company in BC

WCB INSURED

Vincent 543-7776

WHITE ROCK RUBBISH

Call Ian 604-724-6373

Member of Better Business Bureau

Affordable Sid’s 1ton Moving & Clean-up. 10% Srs disc. W.R. owned since 86. Sid 604-727-8864 APARTMENT MOVING PROS. We do more to save U money $... Seniors Discount, Mid mo Specials & Gov’’t assistance moves welcome

“An investment in Quality”

South Surrey

S. SURREY MULTI FAMILY 1384 - 162A St, (King George & 14th Ave). Sat. April 30th, 9-2pm.

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SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

www.renespainting.com

604-537-4140

A-OK PAINTING Forget the Rest Call The Best! Harry 604-617-0864 Danny’s Painting. Interior & Exterior, Free Estimates, Written Guarantee, full issued WCB cover. Danny 778-385-5549 MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510

GARAGE SALES

Hayden Painting Solutions Ltd www.haydenpainting.ca

TM

B & B MOBILE SERVICES

PRESSURE WASHING

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WOODGROVE 2588 - 152 ST.

ESTATE SALE 13919 - 34 AVE.

RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!

WHITE ROCK PAINTING

Elma Painting Professional service including premium quality paints and full guarantee on workmanship. Check our website for references. We are your local family owned business. Free written estimate & colour consulting. 10% senior dis. guaranteed.

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Al’s Rubbish & Drywall Removal Phone: 604-531-4152 Cell: 604-783-5249 “We Can Do the Job”

Running this ad for 7yrs

GARAGE SALES

Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable. Call Mark (604)536-9092

UNDER $100

ANTIQUE OAK CHEST of drawers. $90. Matching dresser w/mirror $90. Bookcase, 30’’ x 45’’ Quebec Pine $40. (604)538-3024 Hitachi 51” colour projection TV HD ready, remote Energy Star, great cond, no scratches. Ready to roll. $100/obo. 604-531-3287.

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MEDICAL SUPPLIES

SCOOTER - SHOP RIDER/VOYAGER SEL 888, as new. Adjustable swivel seat. Overhead canopy & basket. Long range. Red. Mint cond. $1500/obo. 4 wheel Walker with padded seat & front basket. As new. $250: Call 604-728-1436

560

MISC. FOR SALE

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com

563

MISC. WANTED

FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Cash for some complete scrap cars. 604-465-7940 or 580-3439.

566 MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

PIANO; KAWAI, 5 yrs. old, excellent condition, $2100 obo. Call 604819-0589.


Peace Arch News Friday, April 29, 2011 REAL ESTATE 609

APARTMENT/CONDOS

WHITE ROCK. 2 Bdrm, 1 bath. New paint, laminate flrs, near mall. $244,999. Senior oriented. NS/NP. 604-536-9565 or 778-385-9565.

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RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS 706

FOR SALE BY OWNER

GRANDVIEW HTS, 1/2 acre view lot 4 bd 2 bath & rec/rm magnificent fir trees $720,000. 1-604-796-0073

OKANAGAN

*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake!

In well maintained, newly updated building. Heat, hot water and secured u/g parking stalls incl’d. No pets, no BBQ’s.

GROSVENOR SQUARE Great location. Family complex. 1 & 2 bdrm units avail immed. Near schools, shop & bus. Security Card Access.

Call 604-589-5693

Lakeshore living At it’s Best! 101 ft frontage by 88 ft. Fabulous 180 - degree water view with tons of outdoor living space. VACATION HOME 1-1/2 Story - 1200 sq. ft. Upper level - 3 bdrms Main level - 1 large bdrm Main bathrm, Open floor Plan - dining rm, kitchen and front room with dbl patio door access to Large deck - over 700 sq. ft. Large floating wharf - 512 sq. ft. 2 buoys, Firepit BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel. Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends with loads of summer fun for everyone! 5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC. Only $729,000

Call 604-542-0865 or 250-955-6398 Email:

dlklitch@telus.net For more details

Luxury Retirement Living @ the PACIFICA 2511 - King George Blvd.

For Sale 1993 Trailer located in Birch Bay, WA. @ the highly sought after Leisure Park - just 25 mins south of White Rock. A gated community useable yr round. 1993 - 35’ (400 sq. ft.) Park Model $111,500 / obo. Call (604)531-5743 or 604- 816-9389 WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park models. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $ 109,950. Many other plans available. The Home Boys 877-976-3737, 509-481-9830 or www.hbmodular.com

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MORTGAGES

Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

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Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

689 WHITE ROCK SOUTH SURREY OCEAN PARK - DUPLEX Excellent Duplex, over 5000 SF. with 4 living areas, on 10,000 sf lot. Quiet, deluxe location. Only $949,900: Call Now (604)575-5262 Rob Drysdale, Homelife Realty

RENTALS 703

ACREAGE

FARMLAND FOR LONG-TERM LEASE in DELTA: 23 acres, 5450 104 St.; In Langley: 28 acres, 88 St. & 264 Ave. Land only. For info call 604-683-9641.

706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Beautiful & Affordable Kiwanis Park Place

Call 604-538-9669 for information or to visit. Clean Bright Top Floor Unit. In Central White Rock, 1 block from semi-mall. 2 bdrm, prkg, and storage call today 604-339-3943 GUILDFORD. 2 bd 1 bth top flr reno’d, new appl, u/g prkg, $900 incl ht/hw lh@micar.ca Np/ns, 1.250.474.7743 South Surrey: 1bdrm + den, top flr condo, n/s, n/p. walk to everything. $1100mo avail now. (778)883-0594

WHITE ROCK

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau 14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St. QUALITY APARTMENT RENTALS IN WHITE ROCK These are condo-like building with breath taking views. This property is surrounded by impressive landscaping; Close to shopping and schools. Some suites with ocean views; Indoor & outdoor parking. Bach, one bedroom and two bedroom suites available. For more information and viewing

707 APARTMENT FURNISHED

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SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starts at $875. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676 SURREY - Highlands - Deluxe 2 bdrm. 2 bath, h/w flrs. & new carpet / paint, all appli. incl’s w/d, like new. Now! Great Location. 778-883-4262

1580 EVERALL ST. Bach., 1 bdrm - $625 & up; 2 bdrms $1100 & up. Avail now. Spacious, close to beach, shops, buses, recent reno’d.

Call Mike 604-535-7206

WHITE ROCK (19th Ave). Immac 1 bdrm 3rd flr (top floor) apt, balcony, hot water heat, pkng, laundry, near shops. Seniors Welcome! Ns/np/nd, May1st. $825/mo. 604-536-3091.

WHITE ROCK 1 Bdrm, 1 bath, hrdwd, Heat, h/w, prkg. Nr amenities. Adult inspired bldg, crime free multi-housing. N/S, N/P.

(604) 541-8857, 319-0615 WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm. furn. suite, 700 sq/. ft. Montery Bldg. nr. hospital $950 mo. To view call Wayne 778-883-7583.

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WANTED

Serving White Rock, S. Surrey, Surrey, Langley, Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen, Steveston, New West & Coquitlam

MOVING OR RELOCATING? White Rock Sausalito Furnished 2 bdrm apt available, fully self contained, dogs okay. (604)538-3237 www.sausalitobb.com

WHITE ROCK, Reno’d 2 bdrm, 2 bath, across from beach. $1500. Avail now. 604-817-6308. WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. Large 1 bdrm suites avail. F/p, d/w, large balcony, concrete bldg. $875. Block from Semiahmoo Mall. Call for appt to view: 604-541-6276 WHITE ROCK. TWO 1 bdrm apts. grd floor with balcony. Hot water heat, prkg. Lndry. NS/ND/NP. $800/mo. May 1. 604-837-1333.

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709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL Lease on Marine Dr. 604-377-1967

715

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

CRESCENT PARK: Upper 2 flrs, 3 bedrooms, den, 2 bathrooms, w/d. Walk to Crescent Beach. Avail. July 1st. $1700: (604)542-0001

730

MISC. FOR RENT

THE BEST ACCOMMODATION

KICK BACK & RELAX IN SOUTH SURREY Short term - Weekly - Monthly accommodation. Seeking professional visitors to rent throughout the year. Deluxe, fully furnished & equipped 2 bdrm. + rec. rm. + 2 bath T/House. Crown Mouldings, H/W laminate flooring and slate. Gas F/P, Alarm, Netflix, Cable & WiFi. 1 car garage parking. No Smoking inside, covered patio & outdoor seating. Amenities rm. incls. full gym, outdoor hot tub & pool. Call for more info.

604.488.9161 736

HOMES FOR RENT

CRESCENT BEACH. Short term. Beautiful, private furnished home. Sunny 1/3 acre. June-Oct (flex) n/s $2800. Tel 604-538-8768 ELGIN Family home, 5bdrms, 3-1/2 bths, 3500 sf, n/s. n/p. $2900. Avail. June 14th. Refs. 604-916-1659. ..

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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

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1980 CHEV crane truck, 8 ton lift, $7000 obo. Call Doug @ 604-7500194 1998 FORD 150 P/U, long box, 4 X 4, fully loaded, air cared, $4,500 obo. Phone 604-615-7408 2000 GMC JIMMY SLS V6, 4.3L, loaded, new brakes, tires & battery. 4x4. $3900 obo. 778-846-5649 2001 DODGE 1500, ext. cab, black, w/box liner 4X4 318 V8 fuel injected trailer hitch, elec trailer brake. Aircared. $12,750.obo. 1 owner, well maintained. Purchased new at Abby Chrysler. Joe 604-309-7302 2004 FORD F350 Diesel Lariate 135K. Can pull 5th wheel. Matching canopy. $18,900: (604)943-4342 2005 GMC SIERRA, 2 whl dr, 6 cyl. 86K. White. New tires, longbox, alloy wheels. $8750. 778-868-9173. 2006 FORD Super Duty F250 Lariat loaded, 4x4 supercab, 62,000km. Immac. $22,000. 604-530-8795.

1997 BMW Z3. AS NEW CONDITION. Only 37,000 km’s. 2.8L engine. Standard trans. Garage kept. Never driven in winter. $15,000. 604-536-1969 2002 NISSAN Sentra XE,4 door, auto, air, 144,000 kms. Have all receipts. $4800. 604-534-2094. 2010 NISSAN VERSA, 4 dr. H/B, auto, red, 20,000 Km, many options, $8500 firm. 604-538-9257.

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TRANSPORTATION AUTO FINANCING 838

OCEAN PARK: Furn sgl bdrm. N/s, Ldry, cooking, wireless, cbl & prkg $450 + part util. Now. 604-535-5953

RECREATIONAL/SALE

2005 Komfort trlr 231, great cond. Rear strg garage, solar, elec hitch, invertor, $14,500. 604-858-8652

2006 NORTHSHORE 30 FT Travel trailer, 36” dble slides, bunk units, fully loaded $24,000. 604-824-8970

,WWDNHV PXVFOHV CA$H WRIROG XSWKLV 778.772.4724 QHZVSDSHU

2008 24’ Rockwood ultralight trailer, walk around bed, heated holding tanks. $15,500. 604-538-1816.

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

Top Dollar Today!

Scrap Cars & Trucks

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

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AUTO SERVICES Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

COLIN PATON

SEMIAHMOO AUTOMOTIVE OUR GOAL IS YOUR SATISFACTION #23 - 15531 - 24 Ave. S. Sry

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

PROPERTY OWNERS Houses wanted for qualified tenants

www.bcforrentinfo.ca TENANTS Houses/Condos/Townhouses Rental units available now

Alfred 604-889-6807 Office: 604-534-7974 Ext: 205

PROPERTY Rentals Have Qualified Tenants Need Homes Call Sheri M 604-535-8080 Full pictures & info. on our website croftagencies.com Promp & Professional S.SURREY 155/20 Ave. 3 Bdrm, 2 bths, big lot. May 1st. $1500 + 65% utils. 604-841-9271, 604-779-6922.

S.SURREY Priv room w/en-ste in newer home, nice view nr shops & bus, ns/np. $700 incld utils. 604531-8147 eve/wkends. White Rock condo, Prof F to share with F. Furn bdrm. $595 incl utils, wifi, cbl. N/S, N/P, N/D. Refs & lease. 604-536-3600, 541-2982. W.Rock-Shr house, furn bdrm $390 mo. Sunny Lrg backyd. 1 blk to buss & shops. 604-560-3922

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STORAGE

OCEAN PARK CARPORT, storage only, secure, off road, Height 88 inches, $50 mo. 604-535-5953

750

SUITES, LOWER

1 bdrm bsmt suite half acre with lrg trees $1000 utlt incld pets great newly renovated 5min from WhiteRock N/S Jessica 604-795-0945 LANGLEY - Walnut Grove - 1 bdrm. Full bath, grn’d lvl. insuite lndry. pri. location, incls. utils. & cbl. N/P N/S, Avail. May 1 $750mo 604.888.2226 OCEAN PARK, 26/128 St. 1 bdrm, grnd lvl, 500 sf, priv. entr, nr. bus, 1 person,June 1. $650. 604-263-8488 OCEAN PARK, 2 bdrm, own ent, ldry, prkg, strg, 10 min walk to beach. NS/NP. $975/mo. cable & utils incl 778-292-1636 OCEAN PARK. Nice 2 bdrm grnd floor unit in duplex. F/S, share W/D. N/S. N/P. Avail now. $950/mo. incl utils. Phone 604-541-9082. Ocean View - 1 bdrm suite, 800 sf, shrd lndry. Ocean Park. $900/mo. Call Shaun O’Shea (604)531-1111

BOATS

25’ ALBIN Motor Sailor - $22,500 1974, 3 cyl. Volvo Penta Diesel. Extremely well equipped, lovingly restored and cared for. mellengers@shaw.ca PRINCECRAFT Resorter. Like new. 14’. With floor, 8 HP, elec. starter, tilt, Yamaha motor, front mounters, W55 remote controlled electric motor, galvanized trailer etc. $6500. obo. 604-855-0116 WANTED TO BUY 10’ or 12’ aluminum cartop boat with or without motor & trailer. Call 604-240-9681.

2006 Fleetwood Bayside t/t exc cond. 2 king beds s/o dinette lrg strge+. $9,500. 604-5912-1452.

OFFICE/RETAIL

ROOMS FOR RENT

TRUCKS & VANS

MARINE

CENTRAL White Rock. 1 Ground Floor Offices in newly renovated building, 1425 sqft bright new office, Incl washroom and u/g pkg, gross rents. 604-536-5639.

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VEHICLES WANTED

OCEAN VIEW - short term rental, Furnished, 2 bdrm, 1200 sq. ft. Hardwood throughout. $2500/mo. Call Shaun O’Shea (604)531-1111 WHITE ROCK beach, charming cozy studio/bdrm. 186 degree ocean view, patio. N/S, N/P. $645/mo. incls. utils. 778-881-0169. WHITE ROCK-Ocean View, luxury quiet exc. suite, 2 bdrm + den, Lrg. pri. deck, garage prkg. w/d, n/s, n/p. $1650/ 604.538.7651/604.313.5029

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TRANSPORTATION

1995 NISSAN Sentra. 200kms. auto, new tires, brakes, battery. $1000. Reg maint. (604)575-0565

SUITES, UPPER

WANT THE BEST ACCOMMODATION (Langley) Short or long term rental - one week - one year. Kick back & relax in Walnut Grove. Executive 4 bdrm. + 2.5 bath, fully furnished & equipped. Crown mouldings, laminate flooring & stainless steel appli. Jaccuzi tub and Gas F/P. Cable and WiFi. 2 car garage parking. No - Smoking inside, outdoor patio. 604.888.2226 WHITE ROCK - 3 bdrm rancher. Fenced back yard, 4 appl. Avail. June 1. $1550/mo. Refs required. 604-541-0040 or 604-454-4141 WHITE ROCK. 4 yr old home, 4 bdrms up & 1 bdrm down. Available June 1st. N/P. 3000sf. $2300/mo. Phone 604-535-6262 WHITE ROCK, Blackburn Ave. 3/bdrms up, 1/bdrm family down. 2 f/ps, 5/appli, well maint. Close to elem. school. N/S, N/P. May 1. $2100 + util. (604)535-4667 WHITE ROCK house, 2 bdrm up and 2 bdrm down. Walk to beach & good schools. $2100+util. Or separately up $1350+util, down $900+util. NS/NP. Available May 10. Ph 604-507-8980. WHITE ROCK, Victoria Ave. 3 bdrm, 2 kitchens, 2 baths, big sundeck, 1900 sf, panoramic Ocean view, $2,800/mth. Heidi 604-5357369 or 604-619-9000.

TRANSPORTATION

SUITES, LOWER

WHITE ROCK 1000 s/f space for

2 Bdrm stes. Totally reno’d $975/mo.

Call 604-538-4599

750

WHITE ROCK - 1 bdrm bsmt suite with view, shared laundry, Hydro & heat incl. n/p, n/s. $900/mo. Avail. May 1st. (604)541-7919 WHITE ROCK. Clean bright Bach. Lndry, prk, tub, priv ent. 9’ celngs new wd flrs. N/S.Sm pet ok. Imd. $700 incl util/cbl/net. 604-536-7993 WHITE ROCK near beach, 1 bdrm bsmt ste, grnd lvl, own entry, prkg, w/d, gas f/p. NS/NP. $950 + 1/2 utils. June 1st. 604-469-9449. WHITE ROCK. Spacious, looks like new 2 bdrm, lrg kitch, s/s appls, lrg famrm, gas BBQ & lamp hook-up, laundry, prkg. exc area, Panoramic ocean view. $1500/mo. incl utils. Ns/np. Avail now. 604-538-4543.

Call Now! 604-536-0220 or email: info@rentinfo.ca

Quiet, well kept building. Hot water included. Close to shops, bus, hospital. N/P.

firviewrentals@gmail.com

RENTALS

Houses, Townhomes, Condo’s & Suites

WHITE ROCK - 1 bdrm, large grnd level suite, 1200 sq. ft. 1 bdrm, 10 yr new home. Below Marine Dr. in White Rock / South Surrey. Private garage, Stove/Fridge/Dishwasher. Insuite Laundry/Gas F/P, N/S, N/P. $985 + % of utils. June 1st. Call 778-772-4764 WHITE ROCK. 2 bdrm., 2 bath garden condo with large patio. N/S. Cat neg. $1200/mo. incl h/w heat & parking. June 1. 604-542-5465. WHITE ROCK. 2 bdrm. Waterfront. $1200/mo. incl utils. Avail. May 1st. N/S. N/P. Call 604-536-3600. WHITE ROCK - ground level 2 bdrm. 1 bathrm, totally renovated with new appli. Senior oriented. Hot water, heat & parking inc. $975/mo. n/s, n/p. Avail. now. Refs. (604)808-6601 WHITE ROCK. Large 1 bdrm suite, adult bldg, nr shops, prkg. $750 Incl heat/h/w. Np/ns. 604-596-9977 WHITE ROCK: Ocean view, nr pier, 1 & 2 bdrm apts. $950 & $1050/mo. H/w & parking incl in rent. 1081 Martin St. Refs & lease req. n/s, n/p. Val (604)767-9429

HOMES FOR RENT

Visit:

please call 604-531-9797

SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave

WHITE ROCK

For Adults 55 , rental apartments in a modern complex, right next to beautiful Crescent Park! On site maintenance & office staff Mon. through Friday. 1 bdrm units from $751 - $844 incls. heat, electricity and friendly reliable service.

604-536-7565

Professionally Managed By Gateway Property Management

WHITE ROCK

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

1 bdrm & den. Own hot-tub. Insuite Laundry. u/g parking $1400/mo. Avail. May 1st.

Next to Peninsula Village Shopping Centre. 1 Bdrm, Inc. heat & light. Incl full access to all amenities. 1 person - $1250/mo. 604-250-3037

Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, video surveillance. NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499

736

S. LANGLEY 4 bdrm exec style w/ bsmt, very lrg rec/rm, hrdwd flrs, 4 car grge, 4.2 acres very priv., too much to list. Great for home business. NS/NP. $3150. 604-313-0284 SOUTH SURREY, 2 bdrm, 1 bath, den area, gas FP, W.D, on 1/4 acre, NS/NP. $1500. Call Lorn 604861-4555, gr8te88@gmail.com S SURREY: 153/20A Ave: newly reno’d 2 bdrm Cottage, liv rm, huge garden & lot. Walk to amens. Nice area. Pet ok. $1700/mo+utils. 604535-7369 or 604-619-9000. S.SURREY 18/154. 2Bdrm rancher w/big b/yrd in quiet area, walk to all amens, May1.$1400. 604-531-0181 S.SURREY 2093 King George Hwy 3 bdrm rancher, 1.5 baths, lrg yard, $1595. 604-341-0371 / 518-7306.

WEST BEACH Ocean front Condo

Call: 604-760-7882 GUILDFORD

APARTMENT/CONDO White Rock

CRESTWOOD MANOR 1321 Foster St. 1 bedroom $895/mo

625

RENTALS

604-535-1018 818

CARS - DOMESTIC

1992 Olds 88 Royale LS, exc cond. 73,200K Fully loaded Garage kept. $3700. 604-538-8202, 202-4072 1997 BUICK PARK AVE heated, memory, leather seats, pristine cond, priv, $5900. 778-565-1097 1997 BUICK RIVIERA - 2 dr. coupe super charged, leather, loaded, sun roof, local, no accid, home link, new tires & more. $4295 (604)328-1883

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

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL “No Wheels, No Problem”

$$ CASH FOR SOME $$

1998 Audi A4 quattro, V6, 5spd, 317KM. $3000 obo. 250-307-1215. 2000 LASABRE LTD. V6, Gran Touring pkg, 16’’ alloys, 19K’s, spotless, priv, $7500obo. 604-364-1554 2003 LINCOLN TOWN CAR, prop/gas, fully loaded, $7,799 obo. Phone (604)825-1991. 2004 CAVALIER, 4 door, 5/spd, AirCared, 80,000 km., $2,500 obo. Phone 604-930-4650 2006 CHEVROLET COLBALT-2 dr. sport, 5spd. exc. cond. no accid. local, fuel wise. $4995 604-328-1883 OLDSMOBILE ALERO 1999. V6 auto, 4 door, loaded, low km’s, no accid, AirCared til July ‘12. $3500. 778-888-6805 / 778-837-6577

CALL

604-328-0081 7 Days/Week

SCRAP METAL WANTED

604.587.5865 www.recycle-it-now.com The Scrapper

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1990 TOYOTA CAMRY, auto, 4 dr, Aircared, clean in/out, reliable, good on gas, $695 obo. (604)593-0377 1994 BMW 530i, 205kms, No accidents, 4 dr, chrome rims. New tires. air-cared. $2900: (604)353-7763

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2004 FORD ESCAPE XLS, 2 L, 5 sp. 131 km, no accid., $5400 obo. Aircrd. 2 yrs. Phone 604-502-9912.


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100% B C Owned and Operated

Kashi Cereals

Lemons

assorted varieties

Danone Activia Yogurt

from 2.99

assorted varieties

213-496g

Meat Department 5.49lb/ 12.10kg

650g

assorted varieties

2/5.98

7.99 17.61kg

assorted varieties

Healthy Way Breads

2.99

assorted varieties

100g • product of Canada

2/7.00 product of Canada

Armstrong Cheese Sun-Rype 100% Fruit Juice

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

8.99

from 2/5.00

600g • product of B.C.

1.36L • product of Canada + dep. + eco fee

Kettle All Natural Potato Chips

assorted varieties

assorted varieties

from 2.19

2/3.98

453-708g

220g • product of USA

save 2.00 off regular retail price

Italian Parmesan – Grana Padano Oro Del Tempo

3.99

1.48lb/ 3.26kg prepacked or bins

10% off

regular retail price

Wild Rose Herbal D-Tox Kit Uniquely designed to support cleansing and elimination while enhancing all aspects of metabolism.

29.99

assorted varieties

1 kit

Sisu Stress Rescue Helps to temporarily promote relaxation. Reduces anxiety and improves the quality of sleep.

398ml

10.99 31.99

Simply Natural Organic Pasta Sauce

assorted varieties

4.99

Bulk Department

Choices’ Own Commonwealth Mix

Casa Fiesta Refreid Beans

Chapman’s No Sugar Ice Cream

Organic Multigrain Bread

B.C. Grown

reg 5.69

1.99

each

Hot House Red Tomatoes on the Vine

4.69/100g

From Our Bakery 480g

3.98

From the Deli

aged 20 months

Bob’s Red Mill 5 and 10 Grain Cereal

3.49

Certified Organic, Costa Rica Grown

Specialty Roasted Chickens

570-600g

2lb Bag

Pineapples from Capa Cooperative

Cocoa Camino Smoked Barbecue Wild Salmon Tips Fair Trade Organic Chocolate Bars lb/

750g • product of Canada

Sundried Tomato Olive Bread

1.98

Whole Organic Chickens

2/7.00

Liberté Plain or Fruit Yogurt

Certified Organic California Grown

125mg 30 tabs

250mg 60 caps

assorted varieties 1 L • product of Canada

2/7.00

Ciao Bella Sorbet

708-739ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

560g

Rice Bakery 8" Peach Blackberry Pie with Rice Flour Crust

7.99

2/7.00

Eden Organic Canned Beans 473ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

3/4.98

A.C. Larocco Pizzas

398ml • product of USA

assorted varieties

from 5.49

604-541-3908 ALDER CROSSING 3248 KING GEORGE BLVD, SOUTH SURREY Hours: 10am-6pm, 7 days a week

342-411g • product of USA

WE NOW RECYCLE COMPUTERS, RELATED ACCESSORIES & TVs

Seminar & Event at South Surrey: 3248 King George Blvd. Monday, May 2, 7-8:30pm. Stress & Nutrition: The untold Connection that Could be Effecting Your Health and Energy. With Brendan Brazier, professional triathlete and author. Cost $5. To register call 604-541-3902.

Don’t forget to ask for our Healthy Shoppers Guide 2011-2012.

choicesmarkets.com Kitsilano 2627 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 604.736.0009

Cambie 3493 Cambie St. Vancouver 604.875.0099

Kerrisdale

Yaletown

1888 W. 57th Ave. 1202 Richards St. Vancouver Vancouver 604.263.4600 604.633.2392

Prices Effective April 28 to May 4, 2011.

Choices in the Park

Rice Bakery South Surrey

2595 W. 16th Ave. Vancouver 6855 Station Hill Dr. 604.736.0301 Burnaby 604.522.6441

3248 King George Blvd. South Surrey 604.541.3902

Choices at the Crest 8683 10th Ave. Burnaby 604.522.0936

Kelowna 1937 Harvey Ave. Kelowna

250.862.4864 Note Area Code

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