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Lead roles: White Rock Players Club’s The Ladiess of the Camellias won top honours at thee Theatre B.C. Greater Vancouver Zone ne Festival – with recognition for actors and behind-the-scenes participants.  see page A31

‘Atrocious’ delays

Surveillance video online

Crowded ER still a concern

Parents plead for answers

Alex Browne Staff Reporter

Peninsula resident Dayna Bowman is still shaking her head over congestion at Peace Arch Hospital last week. The situation was so bad, her 73-year-old mother was lying on a gurney in the corridor outside the emergency department for four days after being admitted, she said. Fraser Health did not comment on the issue by Peace Arch News press deadline Thursday afternoon. Last Friday, some 42 patients were in the department, Bowman said, spilling out into hallways converted into temporary wards by the addition of portable screens. Among them was her mother, Gail, who suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which affects her heart and lungs and necessitates cyclical stays in the hospital to address build ups of carbon dioxide in her system. “It’s atrocious,” Bowman told PAN last week, adding that her mother was fearful and almost “delirious” as a result of being unable to sleep. “She was brought in Tuesday and she’s still in the hallway. There’s no room to visit with patients. The nurses don’t even know what to do – it’s absolutely absurd.”  see page A4

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Victim’s parents, Cynthia Allaire-Bell and Wayne Bell, seek help at news conference Thursday.

With the ashes of their son in a box at their side, the parents of a slain Surrey teen made an emotional plea for any witnesses to his murder to come forward. “Please, we know there are people out there who know who did this, evil, cruel act,” mother Cynthia Allaire-Bell said. “Mothers, look into your hearts and think of your own children, because, you don’t want to go here… the murder of our young must stop.” On April 24, 19-yearold Devon Allaire Bell Devon Allaire-Bell and his life-long pal Jack stabbed to death Neilsen were at Frank Hurt Secondary school, near 138 Street and 77 Avenue, having a couple of beers and playing soccer. They were confronted by six Indo-Canadian males, who fought with them, then stabbed them both. Allaire-Bell died shortly after, while Nielsen crawled a short distance to call for help. Police have released video from the night and are asking for public assistance (online at  see page A4

Surrey woman faces impaired-driving charges

Driver seen running from deadly crash scene Kevin Diakiw Black Press

Kassandra Kaulius lived for softball and her family, her sister, Miranda, recalled this week. The 22-year-old was to take a team of young players to a series of games in the United States this weekend. Instead, friends, family and co-workers are mourning her “senseless” death, which police allege was caused by an impaired driver. Kaulius was driving home from a softball game at Kassandra Kaulius Cloverdale Athletic Park Tuesday night when her red crash victim BMW was T-boned by a white Ford Econoline van at

the intersection of 64 Avenue and 152 Street. Kaulius, a Clayton Heights Secondary alumnus, was killed instantly. The crash occurred just before 10:30 p.m., as Kaulius was navigating a turn onto 152 Street from 64 Avenue – “just around the corner” from her home. The Ford, northbound on 152 Street, smashed into the driver’s side of her sedan. Impact caused significant damage to the BMW, which was forced northbound and over the raised median. It came to rest in the southbound lanes of 152 Street just north of the intersection. Witnesses told police they saw the van driver run

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into a nearby wooded area. Police located a woman “showing signs of intoxication from alcohol,” said RCMP Cpl. Drew Grainger. Wearing a blue Canucks jersey, she was handcuffed and placed into the back of a police car. A 34-year-old Surrey woman is facing charges of impaired driving causing death in connection with the crash, and more charges are possible, Grainger said. Rob Upton, a director with the Surrey Storm, was with Kaulius just before she left Cloverdale Athletic Park Tuesday.  see page A4

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Election night offered tight races, plenty of surprises

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urrey is once again votes as she did, given her lowshowing its split political profile campaign. Clearly, many personality — this time at people in Surrey North voted the federal level. for the party, and wanted the Voters in the four Conservatives to win a majority Surrey ridings elected two government. Conservatives and two NDP This riding may be close again MPs on Monday. In the in the next federal election, process, one Liberal and one which thankfully should be at Conservative incumbent least four years away. Frank Bucholtz lost their seats. The biggest surprise Surrey has long had a to me was the defeat large concentration of of Sukh Dhaliwal, the both right-leaning and Liberal MP for Newtonleft-leaning voters. One North Delta. of the best illustrations He’s been a popular of this was in the 1979 MP and has very provincial election, deep roots within the when in what was then large Indo-Canadian the two-member riding population in his riding. of Surrey, voters elected However, as has one Social Credit and happened in each one NDP MLA. It was election since the seat the only two-member was created, it was a riding in the province close three-way battle, to split its party representation. and this time Jinny Sims of It was no big surprise that the NDP came out on top by Jasbir Sandhu won Surrey about 900 votes. Sims has a high North. He had a dedicated profile as the former president and formidable campaign of the B.C. Teachers Federation team working for him, and, in her case at least, that and incumbent high profile may have Conservative MP Hiebert probably topped the balance. Dona Cadman was She only won with has a shot at a all but invisible 33 per cent of the cabinet seat, during the vote, as compared campaign. given that three to just over 31 per She has shown incumbent cabinet cent for Dhaliwal that she was and Conservative uncomfortable with ministers from B.C. candidate Mani won’t be back. many aspects of her Fallon. job in the 2½ years Dhaliwal was the she’s been an MP, and she is first Liberal to represent Surrey probably happy to get on with in Parliament since 1953, and the next phase of her life. given the sorry state of the Sandhu had a comfortable Liberal party after the results margin of victory, about 1,500 came in Monday, it may be a votes, but the surprise is that very long time before there is Cadman retained as many another federal Liberal elected

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in Surrey. Nina Grewal won FleetwoodPort Kells by a comfortable margin of more than 7,000 votes. The incumbent Conservative MP did not suffer from her lowprofile campaign. The biggest surprise there was that Green candidate Alan Saldanha, who withdrew from the race after controversy over comments on his Facebook page, still received 1,559 votes. His name was still on the ballot. Obviously, many people pay no attention to the campaign and simply vote for the party, no matter what. South Surrey-White RockCloverdale was once again solidly Conservative, with incumbent MP Russ Hiebert winning by a huge margin — more than 20,000 votes ahead of his closest rival, Susan Keeping of the NDP. The presence of seven small-c conservative challengers didn’t seem to affect him in the least, nor did the controversy over his spending. Hiebert probably has a shot at a cabinet seat, given that three incumbent cabinet ministers from B.C. won’t be back in Ottawa. That decision will be up to the prime minister, who has 21 B.C. MPs to choose from. Congratulations to all who took part in the campaign, for sacrificing the time and energy to make our democratic system work. And thanks to all who took the time to vote. Frank Bucholtz writes Fridays for the Peace Arch News. He is the editor of the Langley Times.

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Dhaliwal points to cross-border politics Kevin Diakiw Black Press

About a week before the May 2 federal election, phone calls, emails and text messages began to fly in Newton-North Delta. The messages urged recipients to stop supporting Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal and instead back NDP candidate Jinny Sims. The content of the text and phone calls wasn’t as unusual as the source: non-Canadian family and supporters of an MLA in India. Dhaliwal said Tuesday that Jassi Khangura, MLA of Qila Raipur, in Punjab, India, had been offended that the former MP had met with one of Khangura’s political opponents in India. Dhaliwal alleges Khangura called in some of his political allies, including Garry Grewal from Los

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Angeles, to work against him during the campaign. A photograph is circulating of Jinny Sims posing with Grewal during the campaign. Khangura, reached in Punjab Wednesday, acknowledged there were people he knew working for parties opposed to Dhaliwal. “People known to me were help-

ing her (Sims) out,” Khangura told Black Press. He insists their work wasn’t at his behest. “People misread situations,” Khangura said. Khangura said Dhaliwal was in India last year taking political positions in opposition to his own, but said he wasn’t offended by them. “Dhaliwal was in India for three weeks in winter, and Dhaliwal did a lot of politicking in Punjab,” Khangura said. “I don’t know what the Parliamentary rules of democracy in Canada are, but I’m pretty sure we have to be careful what we do out of country.” In Surrey, there are different claims. Dhaliwal said he heard from several people who were contacted by Khangura and those close to him,

urging them not to vote for, or work for, Dhaliwal. One source, who asked not to be named, contacted the Surrey Leader newspaper and said he was text-messaged by Grewal, urging him to stop working for Dhaliwal. He was offended that a U.S. citizen would be working against a local candidate. And Jagdeep Grewal, a manager of a Newton business, said Wednesday he received a call from Bupinder Sidhu from Toronto during the campaign, urging him to vote against Dhaliwal. Sidhu – a relative of Khangura – is also seeking office in India, according to Jagdeep Grewal. Sidhu called Jagdeep Grewal again and asked him to support NDP candidate Jinny Sims, who ended up winning.

Jagdeep Grewal said he called Khangura and expressed his disappointment that India was becoming involved in the local campaign. “He (Khangura) got directly involved, and he also made calls to the people,” Grewal said, adding he spoke to him for about 10 minutes. “He did everything he can in his capacity (to oppose Dhaliwal).” For her part, Sims said she met with Garry Grewal, who was in Newton from Los Angeles, who told her he thought she’d make a great member of Parliament. “I can’t say that he was actually out there door-knocking or in our campaign office or anything,” Sims said. “He did say to me quite honestly he was supporting me and he wished me luck.” She notes Grewal had supported Dhaliwal in previous campaigns.

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Revised timetables seen as short-term solution

Parents turn to Clark for help with overcrowding Hannah Sutherland Staff Reporter

Two parents are continuing to fight for an alternative solution to overcrowding at Earl Marriott Secondary, more than a month after changes to the next school year’s class schedule were announced. The most recent effort by couple Stacey MacDonald and David Brown is a postcard campaign to Premier Christy Clark, requesting that she commits to the building of a new secondary school in Grandview Corners. Last month, MacDonald brought the postcards to EMS parent-teacher interviews, as well as to Peace Arch Elementary – which is in the EMS catchment area – and the White Rock-South Surrey Baseball Association’s opening-day parade in South Surrey Athletic Park. “The postcard campaign (is) a way of making people feel they have choices, help people feel like they can make a difference,” she said. “We just want to raise awareness in the community because it opens up doors in talking to people, and we just want to see

where people are at.” The EMS parents advisory council has also said that a new school is the only viable long-term solution to space shortfalls. The PAC sent a letter to the Surrey School District in March stating that the district and provincial government should allocate funding for a new facility. MacDonald said the commitment of a new school would make the short-term solution of an alternative bell schedule easier to accept. The issue of extending hours and splitting class schedules was first made public in February when the district announced potential changes at two high schools, EMS and Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary. EMS’s website announced its new timetable in March, noting the school day will extend to five blocks from four, with junior grades in the first four blocks from 8 a.m. to 2:10 p.m., and most seniors in the final four, from 9:24 a.m. to 3:34 p.m. For MacDonald and Brown – who in two years will have one child in the senior schedule, another in the junior timetable and a third attending elementary school – the change

will require them to accommodate three drop-off and pick-up times. “It just means chaos for my life,” MacDonald said. The couple took their concerns to the Surrey school board March 17. MacDonald said they were told that night’s meeting was too full for them to give a presentation, but board members granted them 15 minutes in a private meeting room afterwards. “It felt like a fairly hostile environment, actually,” MacDonald said. “We thought they would want to work with the parents and we were very surprised by the atmosphere. We still haven’t received a response.” School district spokesperson Doug Strachan said it’s “unfortunate” the parents feel that way, as the board took the time to hear their concerns. “They had a very full agenda for that meeting, but took the extra step, and the rare step, of making time outside the meeting to meet personally with the parents,” he said. “As far as a response – keep in mind there was a two-week spring break

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Petition makes rounds last month. by the end of that week and a BC School Trustees Association meeting that a number of trustees were at – a response will be coming.” Strachan said the response has been drafted and is being finalized. MacDonald said information presented at that meeting was also sent to provincial government officials, eliciting one response “that clearly indicated the presentation was not actually read.” In the legislature last week, NDP MLAs Harry Bains (Surrey-Newton) and Robin Austin (Skeena) raised the issue of government funding for Surrey schools. Minister of Education George

Abbott responded by saying he had a “good and constructive” meeting with the Surrey Board of Education. The government has invested $230 million in Surrey schools since 2001 and will continue to make those investments, he said. MacDonald said she is now looking to speak with PACs in the 11 elementaries in the catchment for EMS – 15751 16 Ave. – to raise awareness of the impact the new schedule will have, particularly on safety, after-school activities and family and teacher resources. “In the community, people have no idea what’s coming down the line to them.” Despite the challenges, MacDonald said the campaigning process has been positive. “It’s been a super wonderful growth experience for all of us,” she said. “We have a super community here in White Rock and Surrey, and the parents are so… they’re just great.” MacDonald encouraged those affected to learn more about the postcard campaign by emailing


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Parents vow to fight for justice During the first two days of the investigation, police found a substantial amount of evidence at or near the scene which is now being forensically tested, said Cpl. Dale Carr, with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT). The video released depicts five males leaving the park, some dressed in darker clothing and one in a white track suit and another in a grey track suit. Police urge anyone who can identify them to call the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Young coach wanted to teach PE  from page A1 He described Kaulius as a gifted pitcher, who brought the Surrey Storm to the nationals in 2008. “We’re absolutely devastated, our whole team is,” he said. Some of her favourite moments, he said, were working with the youth. “She loved coaching the younger kids,” he said. “She was always smiling, she was just a great person.” Kaulius’s sister described the tragedy as a senseless death of a magnificent person. “She was amazing, wonder-

ER wait  from page A1 There was good news later that same afternoon, however. Her mother was found a bed in a room in the fifth floor ACE (acute care for the elderly) unit, Bowman said, and she and her children were able to visit her there that night. “After four days and three nights we went up to her room and found her fast asleep.” By the next morning, her mother was “markedly improved,” she added. And this week it looked as though she would shortly be able to return home. But the relief Bowman felt at the temporary respite for her mother has not diminished her concerns about overcrowding at the hospital, she wrote in an email update this week. Even in the ACE unit, she said, some patients are in dining room and recreation areas, with no nearby washroom or privacy. “Because of the nature of her condition, this is just one of what will be frequent hospitalizations for her,” she wrote. “I dread the next round already knowing that she faces the same situation of days on end in a hallway waiting for a room.”

ful, outgoing, energetic, sense of humour,” she said Tuesday. “Oh man, just take a dictionary and ask for the best words and that would be my sister.” Kaulius, who once pitched for the White Rock Renegades, was attending the University of the Fraser Valley to become a physical education teacher. The rest of her time was booked solid, Miranda said. “She coached and played (baseball), she had two jobs, she was going to school,” Miranda said. “Her passion was baseball and family, those were her biggest

loves.” Grainger described the incident as “another senseless example of a seeming impaired accident causing death.” “Our members have yet again to tell a mother that a loved one has passed away due to the reckless act of an impaired driver,” Grainger said. Surrey RCMP’s Criminal Crash Investigation Team is investigating. Any witnesses who have not already spoken with police are asked to call the detachment at 604-599-0502. - with files from Tracy Holmes



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Less influence in NDP’s surge urrey’s two newly-minted NDP MPs, Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey North) and Jinny Simms (Newton-North Delta) and their colleagues, all 100 of them, are in a uniquely odd position. They’ve just experienced the biggest election in party history, propelling them to Official Opposition status. Yet while the party’s popularity has grown steadily under Jack Layton, translating into more seats each election (19 in 2004, 29 in 2006 and 37 in 2008), the culmination of that steady increase in numbers – Monday’s 102-seat performance (more than doubling the party’s record of 43 under Ed Broadbent in 1988, which is, ironically, also the last time the Conservatives won a majority) – corresponds with a sudden and remarkable drop in influence. With the Conservatives winning a 167-seat majority, due to the collapse of the Liberals (34 seats, down from 77) and Bloc Quebecois (four seats, down from 49), the impact of the NDP accomplishment is counter-intuitive. The NDP’s growing power, ironically, leaves it with less power in the short term. Layton can put whatever rosy spin on it he chooses, but his party held the balance of power for much of the last decade, since 2004’s Liberal minority, and will now find swaying the Tories to compromise on key policy issues markedly more difficult. As Layton moves into Stornoway, the residence of the leader of the Official Opposition, and the euphoria of Monday’s historic results subsides, he and his party must prepare themselves for four years of increasing frustration. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has pledged a commitment to work ‘with’ the opposition, but there’s only one reason political parties hunger for a majority – to push their own legislative agenda through Parliament without having to worry about compromising policies and principles to earn a minority party’s support. In this new political landscape, the NDP have only one way to turn – to the voters, who ultimately, after all, decide the MPs who are elected, by what margin and whether they constitute a majority or minority in Parliament. If the NDP works hard to win the hearts and minds of the electorate over the next four years – building on gains made during the most recent election and exploiting actions of a Conservative majority that are almost guaranteed not to please all voters – then their steady growth in popularity may yet have an even greater impact at the polls.



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frustrated with the job market at home he announcement Sunday that Osama bin Laden was dead and had talked often about going to grad – killed by U.S. Forces in the school, but then adjusted course and chose the Navy instead. mountains near Pakistan – We don’t see each other as unleashed a torrent of emotion Nick Greenizan much as we did when we were and celebration from American citizens not seen for some time, kids, when my family’s vacations at least not by me. would take us down south every summer, and his hockey The monster was dead at last. tournaments would bring him Revelers stormed the White north in winter, but we’ve kept in House, waving flags and chanting “U-S-A! U-S-A!”; college touch online. I always enjoyed his stories – campuses and town squares about the cool radar equipment erupted in cheers; Toby Keith he was learning to use, or the probably wrote another song. And a 9-11 widow on his Delta weekend he and his fellow sailors Airlines flight, KING-5 TV spent celebrating in Boston after graduating into active duty. reporter Jim Forman wrote on Wearing their dress whites, they Twitter, broke out in tears and didn’t pay for a single drink for two days. was comforted by everyone else aboard the plane – a firm albeit brief moment of We never talked about war, or terrorists, redemption in a decade-long war that’s or whether or not he was scared of either. He wouldn’t have told me anyway, even often had very little of it. if he was, so I never asked. And I thought of my cousin, Brian. We last talked on Facebook, me on the Brian is a sailor in the U.S. Navy. He enlisted a few years back, but up until this laptop in my kitchen, him on a plane en spring had never been stationed further route to somewhere in the Middle East. I asked him where he was ultimately afield than in a land-locked city in the headed, and he said it was classified, but southern United States, where he had spent months in training. before signing off, added: Brian is a few years younger than me, a “Dude, I’m headed 20,000 leagues under the sea to places you honestly don’t college graduate from California whose even want to know about.” father served in the Navy, too. He was

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86 responding I don’t doubt that he’s right. And it made me feel guilty that, moments before, I’d been complaining to my girlfriend about having to take the garbage out to the curb in the rain. In previous conversations, Brian would tell me repeatedly that he was bored, stuck in his tiny apartment with lawn chairs for furniture and a small TV he bought for cheap, because all his stuff was still back home in California. And though he ached for something to do – he wanted to go where something, anything was happening – I took some solace knowing that unless he slipped in the shower, the chances of him suffering some kind of water-related tragedy were slim. But now bin Laden is dead, his Al-Qaida terrorist organization has vowed revenge on America – and Americans – and I don’t know where my cousin is. It’s been weeks since we last talked, although I’m constantly reminded of him by the American quarter in my wallet. I didn’t put it there on purpose – it’s just some leftover change from a recent trip to Las Vegas – but I haven’t taken it out either, upon first discovering it mixed up with my Canadian currency. Because every time I see it, or run my fingers over the embossed eagle on its one side while searching for coffee money or a stashed-away receipt, I think of my cousin, who is still thousands of leagues under the sea in places I don’t even want to know about. I just hope he gets home OK. Nick Greenizan is the sports reporter at the Peace Arch News.

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Share the peace at 6 a.m. Editor: There is a time for everything, and with our growing population it is in all our interest to respect each other’s space. So, please… 6 a.m. is not the place to have an organized boot camp on the pier. For many years, many of us – young and now old – have walked or run, it is one of the only places where you can see the sunrise, hear the waves, birds – all free of charge. For me, it’s a meditation, to others like church, or whatever. We are there, on rainy, stormy days, and sunny days, for decades. I have found peace and balance there. Why do we have tolerate 10-20 persons running, screaming orders, how and what to do? I’m all for keeping in shape, to be healthy and do whatever you have to do; that’s why we live in a country where we are free. But let’s respect each other’s space and try to be civilized. Many of us walking that early are older. I kept fit working hard and like to enjoy my age. It is like a sacred quiet time on the pier at 6 a.m., we should respect it. Only the birds have the right to screech and thump on our little old pier. Let’s keep it that way – to enjoy it and share the peace. Ute Lutz, White Rock

per cent of the population expecting equal fair representation and service, along with the 35 per cent Conservative voters that showed up. This number does not include new electors who registered on election day, nor all the additional people that will be moving to the area in the next few years, who may or may not support Hiebert/Conservative. I do hope that the MP’s past five years of spin with fear surveys called “householders” that smeared the opposition and shared selective information will no longer be sent to our homes. The numbers for the national picture of popular vote and eligible population voters clearly exposes the truth that the system which elected this majority is one of the tasks that need attention. Pat Petrala, White Rock Q The Conservative party now has a strong majority of seats in Parliament, yet it was supported by only 24.3 per cent of the electorate. In this riding, the successful Russ Hiebert received votes from only 35.5 per cent of his electorate. Don’t these numbers suggest there is something wrong with our voting system? R. M. Strang, Surrey

Teamwork not yet over Editor: Re: Graciousness in ownership, April 29 letters. I’m delighted that Cyndie Richards took the time to write. Clearly the work of the committee has resonated with her. However, it is very important to note the work we did, we did as a team. Our team made many suggestions; some were discarded, some were revised, some were actually transformed to a completely different point of view. Our committee was a diverse group, yet fairly representational as a cross section of White Rock citizens: a tourism/marketing professional, someone from the arts, a business owner, a real-estate professional and a person raising a young family, who also happens to be a gifted writer. To date we have presented our interim report to council, and presented the interim report again to the investment and revitalization committee. We also publicly presented our completed report to council; this report was posted on

the city’s website. Next, we had an open session where we re-presented the report to the public. At this session, various other city committees attended and were invited to give their feedback. And finally, one more public session, the one Richards attended at the Centre for Active Living. Regarding the choices, it is my understanding it will be up to the city manager to make recommendations to council, and council to approve any going forward on this project. This is as it should be. In my opinion, mayor and council deserve recognition for allowing our group to do its work. It would be imprudent to imply in advance what their decision may be. Part of the journey that our group went on was to search for common threads that could unite our community. At first blush it may appear that as residents, perhaps we are not always on the same page – except for one very important thing. We all care about our city and each and every one of us holds a personal and heartfelt view as to what our city is all about. It is that diversity and passion that is exactly what we do have in common. Chris Thornley, City of White Rock branding committee chairman

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One country, one anthem Editor: Re: Conservatives, NDPers rejoice, May 4. Now that our incumbent MP, Russ Hiebert, has been re-elected with a comfortable majority, he should introduce a bill in Parliament that would promote Canadian unity by adopting one national anthem that would begin with the first two French phrases of the original French version. I suggested this minor text change to him in a letter a few weeks ago. If Quebeckers know the majority of English-Canadians sing this bilingual anthem with two French phrases in it, they will embrace it, too. We will then have one country, one flag, one anthem! Liat Tan, Surrey

Interpreting the numbers Editor: Doing the math from the election results, I observe that from 58,623 voter turnout, 65 per cent, in South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale, Russ Hiebert took 54 per cent of the votes. Yet he is required to represent all the other people that did not vote for him as well. From the 90,249 registered voters, that would be 65

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Pooch parade alters perspective


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Editor: We returned last week from spending five months in Mexico and one month on the road. One of the first things I did was to check the Peace Arch News to see the latest news. Well, there were some serious articles, such as the unfortunate man losing his leg, but then I had to go on to my favourite part, “the opinions,” to see what were the latest “quejas” – that is Spanish for beefs – and, of course, it was the same old, same old: the dog issues, the parking, the tree-cutting issues and, of course the future of “White Rock.” So, I thought I had better sharpen my pen so I could add my two cents worth, in case I had something to add. But then something happened to change my outlook. On Sunday morning we went for a walk in Centennial Park. We had no idea there was a “doggy

day event” – we just happened upon these little signs which read: “Getting a dog will probably be the best opportunity you will have to pick your relative.” The signs just went on and on. We followed the path and, each time we read another one, we just said “right on…” until finally we reached the tents were the Rotary Club was stationed. There were all sorts of dogs, of every breed and colour, and they were taking pictures of the dogs and the weather was perfect and everyone was happy and it was just a beautiful thing and it was the first time in a long time that I have felt “the warm fuzzies.” It would be even more perfect if someone said that there wasn’t “one piece of doggy doo anywhere in the park.” Anyways, thanks to everyone who put this event on and we hope there are more like this. D. Barros, White Rock

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School pesticide use takes hit Show your Mother Resident Melodie Tomiyama pointed to a situation at Laronde Elementary a year ago, where the chemical insecticide Dragnet was used to eliminate ants. Not only were parents at the school given little notification, Tomiyama said, but much safer alternatives are available. “In a nutshell, they did us a huge favour,” said Wilson of the heads-up from the concerned residents. In the Laronde incident, Wilson said, a teacher had gone to a secretary, who called in a fumigator. The principal wasn’t involved and the method used to eradicate the ants appeared to be much more than was perhaps required.

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After banning cosmetic, weedkilling herbicides on school grounds in South Surrey three years ago, the school district is now poised to “curtail and diminish” the use of the chemical pesticides and insecticides in and around local schools. According to Surrey trustee Shawn Wilson, it was a matter of revising district policy so there is a more formal process for addressing problems with pests, such as ants, mice, silverfish or cockroaches. The former “weak” policy, Wilson said, was highlighted by a group of concerned citizens who approached the Surrey Board of Education last June.

Wilson said Dragnet isn’t used in the district very often – about 12 times in the past 18 months. “We are hoping that the measures we’ve put in place... will really curtail and diminish the use of that chemical,” Wilson said, adding that if it absolutely has to be used, the health and safety of kids and staff will be better protected through the improved procedures. The pesticide policy now includes a process that requires the principal of a school be informed of a pest problem, and the “alert system” to inform parents has been improved. As well, other alternatives, such as waiting until summer months when children aren’t present, will always be considered.

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District considering two-week break – again Will students in Surrey get a two-week spring break next year? The Surrey School District is proposing the former one-week break once again be extended to two – as has been done in the past several years.

It’s proposed the extra week be added prior to the provincial spring break, so students would be off from March 12 to 23, 2012. Another day off, the Monday after Remembrance Day, is also being suggested on top of

the five other scheduled noninstructional (or Pro-D) days in 2011/2012. Cutting the additional six instructional days from the school year saves Surrey nearly a million dollars. – Sheila Reynolds

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Recycling efforts vary less trash will be put out to go to landfills or the region’s incinerator. Besides picking up kitchen scraps, Port Coquitlam is now more than a year into its shift to less frequent garbage pickup every two weeks and weekly compost pickup. Port Moody followed suit this year and Moore said that city is actually now approaching a 70 per cent single-family diversion rate as a result. Most waste can go into either blue boxes or for compostable green waste pickup if residents are diligent, Moore said. “So there really isn’t a need to pick up solid waste on a weekly basis. There’s more of a need to pick up kitchen scraps on a weekly basis.” Some of the numbers in the survey are older diversion rates from 2009, but in most cases the data is from the first three months of 2011. Multi-family buildings weren’t covered – traditionally the households with the worst recycling and composting rates because it is near impossible to determine who throws recyclables into common garbage bins. Cities are aiming to bring composting to multifamily homes as well, but by a more distant target date of 2015.

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Households in Port Moody and Port Coquitlam are outrecycling the rest of the region by a wide margin, while New Westminster and White Rock are among the worst laggards. That’s according to a new Metro Vancouver survey of waste diversion rates that looked at the curbside disposal and recycling practices of singlefamily houses in each city. But White Rock Mayor File photo Catherine Ferguson said the Kitchen-scrap pickup programs figures don’t paint an accurate are planned for Metro Vancouver. picture of what’s happening in her city. earlier this year. “I believe our rates are better Ferguson – who is a director than they were in that article,” on the Metro Vancouver board – Ferguson said Thursday. said the city is “very committed “It appears as though the to reducing our waste to diversion rates that were in that landfills.” She has asked staff to article were from 2009 for White check into White Rock’s current Rock. It isn’t actually a fair diversion rate and report back to comparison.” council. According to the survey, Port Burnaby is also picking up Moody houses have hit a 61 kitchen waste, Vancouver is per cent curbside diversion phasing it in and other cities, rate – which compares the including Surrey, are conducting compostables and recyclables neighbourhood pilot projects. put out for pickup against the All municipalities are working garbage collected. to bring in kitchen-scrap pickup Port Coquitlam was a close programs for single-family second at 59 per cent, followed homes by the end of 2012. by Langley City at 58 per cent With 40 per cent or more of and West Vancouver at 56 per the waste stream consisting cent. of organics, it’s hoped much In contrast, White Rock came in at 36 per cent. Other cities with worse than 40 per cent diversion rates included Anmore (23 per cent), New Westminster (31 per cent), Belcarra (35 per cent), Lions Bay (37 per cent) and Pitt Meadows (38 per cent). Vancouver and Surrey weren’t much better at 43 and 44 per cent respectively, below the Metro average of 49 per cent. Metro wastemanagement committee chair Greg Moore said the aim isn’t to shame IN PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE in Veterinary Medicine! some cities but to track progress going forward and determine what measures are working best. We offer exclusively feline luxury boarding. “We are all going Call today for details. along the same path,” the Port Coquitlam mayor said, adding e st s? some cities are moving ve u n inv ite d g u a h t e p r u o y s e Do T H .. . faster than others. ONTROL MON C E IT S Port Coquitlam and A R A P M AY IS s Port Moody have both C a ll u s fo r d e ta il had curbside kitchen scrap pickup programs for more than two years "NEW CLIENTS now, Moore said. WELCOME!" “So the residents are just more used to doing it and more and Dr. Ravi Maan, Dr. Biljana Gurbac more residents are participating,” he said. & Dr. Jen Meagher White Rock has been HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8 am - 7 pm picking up recyclables Saturday & Sunday 9 am - 6 pm since 1989 and yard waste since 2008. It Unit 108 - 2828 152nd St., Surrey added kitchen-waste Visit us at: pickup to its schedule


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Bencze pleads not guilty Reporter Ron Bencze entered notguilty pleas to multiple child sex charges in Surrey Provincial Court Wednesday morning. Bencze did not appear in court himself, but had his lawyer enter the pleas on his behalf. The Surrey resident is charged with nine offences involving three victims. The offences are alleged to have taken place between 2001 and 2011. Bencze, 44, was first arrested in January, charged with sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference with a person under 16 and two of invitation to sexual touching involving a person

under 16. A further four charges – two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference involving persons under the age of 16 – were laid last month. Bencze is married with three children. He had been a reporter with Global TV since 2004. He was fired last month. He is not in custody, but has been ordered not to have contact with alleged victims or children. An eight-day preliminary inquiry – where a judge decides whether there is enough evidence to proceed to trial – is scheduled for Jan. 24.

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A former Surrey School District administrator and administrative assistant did not enter pleas in court Wednesday. Instead, Robert and Barbara Chadwick’s lawyers and a Crown prosecutor asked the judge to delay the matter. “We are looking at a possible disposition, but it’s taking some time to resolve,” said Crown prosecutor Stephen Cooke. “We need more time.” The Chadwicks were charged last

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hen Sheila became pregnant while working three jobs to make ends meet, Women’s Place was somewhere she could turn for support. She went to the South Surrey centre on the advice of a co-worker, and received free trauma counselling once a week. “I felt supported by the community,” she said. “I had a proper place to talk about my situation.” Since then, the drop-in centre has become a vital resource in Sheila’s life, which has been burdened by mental illness and a twoyear period of homelessness in White Rock. “I wouldn’t have survived, I don’t think, if I didn’t have Women’s Place.” The two-storey house, run by South Fraser Women’s Services Society, provides numerous offerings to women, including ❝I wouldn’t support groups, a have survived, laundry and shower I don’t think, facility and a library. if I didn’t have Sheila has made use of its legal advocacy Women’s services, clothing room Place.❞ and hot-lunch program, in which women and their children can receive a lunchtime meal four days a week. She also outfitted her Surrey home using the society’s furniture donations. Such assistance – combined with support she has received from the organization’s partnership with St. Mark’s Anglican Church – has allowed Sheila and her now-teenage son to lead higher-quality lives. “We have a better lifestyle due to the centre, and I’m sure there are other women who feel the exact same way.” The change is evident in Sheila, who said she was emotionally and physically insecure when she initially visited Women’s Place. “I felt apprehensive when I first came here. I didn’t know what I was walking into.” But the environment is welcoming and inclusive due to the friendly, accepting staff and volunteers, who often greet visitors by name, she said. “I don’t get that kind of interaction anywhere else.” The women themselves have also proved to be valuable sources of information, Sheila noted. It was through conversations with others that she learned about a transportation tax credit and other government funding she was eligible for.

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South Fraser Women’s Services Society will be holding a fundraiser to help support people like Sheila (left). Women’s Place volunteer Ruth Farrants (right) fills Sheila’s bowl with chili during the drop-in centre’s hot-lunch program. The centre can also be a place for camaraderie, according to Janet and Sharei. “It’s the people – we come for the people,” Janet said. “I couldn’t do without it,” Sharei added. For 85-year-old Rose, the centre is like a second home. “All the people, the ladies are nice to me. I like it here very much – without these guys I would be lost. They treat me so good,” she said before sitting down to a hot bowl of chili. “I come home to eat.” Sheila still visits twice a week, and plans to apply for a position with South Fraser Concierge, the society’s own business that provides home, senior support and errand services.



She has also given public presentations on homelessness and poverty. SFWSS executive director Denise Darrell said the non-profit organization’s most recent slogan, Voices of Change, was inspired by such resilience. “When we came up with that tag line, I thought of Sheila.”

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Thank You South Surrey/ White Rock for helping us raise $1,200 for

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Mackenzie (left) and Harry wait at the start line for owners Steve and Vickie Mills to begin the walk.

Dogs parade for park upgrades it because it wasn’t as much as More than 60 dogs turned out need for updated facilities at the hoped,” he said, noting one of with their owners for the first park. the challenges facing the event annual Pooch Parade on the “We recently lost our senior was its hard-to-find location Peninsula Sunday, which raised football team to Langley because on a field next to Semiahmoo money and awareness for a new they have a decent stadium and Secondary’s parking lot. stadium at South Surrey Athletic we don’t have one,” he said. The fundraiser will be held Park. “It raised awareness for the again next year, Conyers said, as The May 1 event – hosted need.” it educated the public about the by Rotary Club of White - Hannah Sutherland Rock Peninsula – also benefitted SALI’s Farm, a safe-haven run by Semiahmoo Animal League Inc. where at-risk AN INVITATION TO A PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE children can bond with and learn from rescued animals. “It went fantastic,” Rotary club secretary Winston Conyers said. “The event itself went You are invited to a public open house to provide input on the very smoothly, not a Master Plan process for the City of Surrey’s Dog Off Leash Strategy. hitch whatsoever.” Those who attended Staff will be on hand to receive community feedback and priorities. received treats and This information will help us guide the development of a final biodegradable doggy-doo preferred Master Plan to be completed in the winter of 2011. The bags before being invited Master Plan will provide direction to the City of Surrey in the to walk around the park. development and provision of dog off leash spaces in Surrey. They were entertained with a dance routine by The Open Houses will be located throughout Surrey in the month a performer and her dog, of May. Residents are encouraged to attend the Open House and had their photos planned for their town centre. taken with their pets. The photos are to be Time: All Open Houses will run from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. posted on Facebook, Dates and Location: where votes can be cast for the best one. A basket Wednesday, May 11, 2011 of prizes is up for grabs Whalley for the winner. AHP Matthew Elementary (13367 - 97 Avenue) Conyers said the total amount raised – which Cloverdale fell short of the $10,000 Hillcrest Elementary (18599 - 65 Avenue) goal – won’t be disclosed. “We won’t announce

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Mother’s Day. For this year’s event, we are partnering with them! the City of Surrey They bring us into and will once again this world and be offering Debbi Anderson then nurture us food for sale. and guide us There will through life. be sandwich Not so plates, dessert different for plates and gardens. coffee, tea and Jim and juice available Elfried DeWolf to purchase have been and eat in nurturing the beautiful their beautiful meadow garden, the overlooking Glades, for the large pond. many years. It You can has grown and sit at your evolved over the years bistro table, complete and it is a glorious with tablecloth and spectacle in May with centerpiece, and listen all the rhodos in full to live music while you bloom. There is the zen take in the beauty of the garden, the bamboo gardens around you. grove, the sunny Before or after meadow and pond, and your lunch, you can many paths to wander. stroll the many paths For parents, it is hard through the garden and to see your children there will be master grow and leave the nest gardeners available to but you know that you answer any questions. have done all that you There will be a garden could for them. marketplace where Like good parents, you can purchase live Jim and Elfried knew plants, handmade sunthat they had to pass catchers, gardening on the care of their books and stuffed beautiful garden animals. and very generously There is also a raffle donated it for all the with a sculptured people of Surrey to blue spruce, a enjoy for generations to hanging basket and come. a rhododendron as For the past 13 years, prizes. the Peace Arch Hospital It’s time for you to Auxiliary Society nurture mom and has been hosting a grandma and the other Mother’s Day Tea & special women in your Tour at the Glades. It life. Bring them out to is a major fundraiser the Glades for a day of for the hospital, as well relaxation and some as a wonderful way quality time with the for families to spend people they love.

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A tour of the Glades on Mother’s Day is a great way to celebrate and help a good cause. The gates will be open on Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – $8 per person, children 10 and under are free.

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From left, Chloe Hubbs calmly receives her first haircut, Owen Castle – cancer victim Carson Port’s cousin – gets a trim, and Lisa Dreves gets ready to say goodbye to eight inches of her hair. Contribute photos

$1,200 raised

Cut for a Cause A fundraising event organized by two friends in White Rock last weekend brought in more than $1,200 for families dealing with childhood cancers and blood disorders. Sarah Post – whose son, Carson, was diagnosed with soft-tissue cancer in December 2009 – teamed up with friend Robyn Cooper to offer hair cuts by donation at Seaside Memories bed and breakfast May 1. Four hair stylists donated their time, and around 40 people turned out to Cut for a Cause, including Carson’s friend, Chloe Hubbs, who received her first haircut. Supporters Lisa Dreves and Moira Siebert also took part, having eight and six inches, respectively, of their hair cut and donated. A number of prizes were also raffled off, thanks to donations by Lower Mainland businesses, including White Rock’s Notti Biscotti. Funds collected – far exceeding the $500 goal – will benefit Balding for Dollars, which is a fundraising event to be held at BC Children’s Hospital this Saturday, May 7. Family members, friends and staff are set to gather at the Vancouver hospital and shave their locks in support of kids with cancer, while also enjoying games, live entertainment, arts and crafts and more. To donate to this weekend’s event – and to learn other ways to support the cause – visit www.


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; by phoning Bhargav Parghi at 604-591-4394 or Fay Keng Wong at 604-591-4496; or by e-mailing

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One-year-old Logan Veltri (left) walks alongside dad, Mike, threeyear-old sister, Ella, and mom, Kristina, during Sunday’s MS Walk.

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Event raises $34,000

More than 200 walk for MS More than 200 people turned out for the Scotiabank MS Walk in White Rock Sunday, raising more than $34,000 for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. The May 1 fundraiser saw participants choose between a three-, five- or 6.5-kilometre route, all of which were wheelchair/ scooter accessible. Inline skaters were also welcome to the event, which kicked off on

the west end of the promenade on Marine Drive. South Surrey resident Lori Thompson – whom Peace Arch News featured in its April 29 edition – was the top-earning individual, raising $2,554.41. Team Rita – the group Thompson captained in honour of Thompson’s mother, who has been living with MS for more than 35 years – was the top-earning team with $5,669.86.

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Gala galore Centennial Arena filled with 500 people for the 22nd annual Partners in Caring Gala last weekend, which celebrated the completion of four priority projects in as many years at Peace Arch Hospital. The April 30 event was held in benefit of Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation, and raised more than $130,000. Guests to the Partners in Careing Gala enjoyed live music, dinner and auctions, with the top live auction item – a dinner with former Canuck Trevor Linden – going for $18,000.

Contributed photos

White Rock Firefighters in formal attire (top), while sisters Kim Karras and Kelli Vogstad are all smiles.




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Friday, May 6, 2011 Peace Arch News


Earl Marriott grad plant sale takes root Saturday Earl Marriott Secondary seniors are digging in, in preparation for this Saturday’s Dry Grad Plant and Manure Sale.

The 12th annual event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature bedding plants, perennials, baskets and manure for sale,

as well gardening advice, a bydonation car wash, a raffle and concession. The sale will be held in the

parking lot of the high school, at 15751 16 Ave. Proceeds support the school’s dry grad, to be held June 4.

New look for school district Sheila Reynolds Black Press

The lone child sitting at a desk is out, replaced by a new, colourful logo that officials hope reflects the diversity and bright future of the Surrey School District. The district unveiled its updated logo and motto at a public meeting last week. The new logo features an ascending ladder-like pathway with various colours – yellow, purple, blue and green, with turquoise lettering – to represent the diverse population of the district. The name in the logo has also been shortened to Surrey Schools, instead of Surrey School District, “to emphasize a friendlier identity.” The former motto, Keeping Learners at the Centre, which was

adopted in 1999 along with the old logo, has also been replaced. The motto will now simply read Leadership in Learning. Eight focus groups consisting of students, teachers, staff and parents, helped provide input into what the district’s new identity should embody. “What struck us was the overwhelming enthusiasm about what’s going on in this district,” said Bruce Hayne, of Thornley Hayne Creative Communications, who oversaw the rebranding. District communications manager Doug Strachan said the revised logo and motto will be phased in on letterhead and envelopes and other printed materials as old supplies run out.

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lifestyles Jessica Leigh Wozniak among top 20 finalists in modelling contest

Earl Marriott grad making waves on catwalk Alex Browne


Staff Reporter

hite Rock born and raised Jessica Leigh Wozniak, 18, is making some waves in the world of modelling and high fashion. The Kwantlen Polytechnic University student and Earl Marriott grad has placed in the 20 finalists of the River Rock Resort ITM-NSR Model Look North America 2011 contest. The top 20, chosen from a field of more than 85 semi-finalists, were announced at Ferrari Maserati’s Vancouver showroom April 27. That puts Wozniak firmly in the running for more than $10,000 in prizes, including an all-expenses paid trip to China to represent ITM and North America in the country’s largest model search, the New Silk Road Model look Contest. “I feel really excited and really happy,” said Wozniak, who began her modelling career with a John Casablancas modelling and acting program when she was 10 – which led to photo shoots and apperances on such television productions as The Dead Zone, The Ranch and Sisters. “Hopefully I place either first, second or third and get to go to China.”

Devin T. Gong/devinfoto photos

Jessica Leigh Wozniak is in the top 20 in the ITM-NSR Model Look North America 2011 contest. She won’t learn that until the finale show of the Model Look contest, scheduled for Thursday, June 2, 2011 at River Rock Show Theatre. In the meantime, Wozniak, who works as a barista at Cerealicious

Eats at Morgan Crossing when not majoring in criminology at Kwantlen Polytechnic, will be participating in six weeks of intensive training, including photo shoots, interviews, workshops, fittings and fashion shows.

“It’s a great opportunity, working with the industry’s top designers, directors, photographers and makeup artists,” said Wozniak, an admirer of top model Agyness Deyn, who said she also fully plans to pursue a modelling career

as well as her education. But she would also like to be involved in creating fashion as well, she said, citing the influence of favourite designer Betsey Johnson. “I love fashion and clothes – it’s a real passion of mine,” she said. Other interests for the busy young woman include fastpitch (she’s been in the South Surrey/ White Rock program for 12 years), soccer, snowboarding, wakeboarding and musical theatre. And while it won’t affect the outcome of the Model Look contest, the local public can show their support of Wozniak by voting online in an ITM Glamour Model web vote at ITMModel. com – and viewers of the site and her video can vote every 24 hours up to June 2.


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Friday, May 6, 2011 Peace Arch News



events & info

in your city EVENTS


Youth Week On until Sat, May 7 Youth Week is a celebration of Youth! The entire week is full of events, activities and deals for the youth in our City. Major events are City Jam, a music competition, and the Youth Recognition Awards, where we recognize amazing youth in the community! To find out what’s happening visit

Nature Tea Party Surrey Nature Centre Sat, May 7, 10am-1pm Treat your mom to a special celebration for Mother’s Day! Decorate cookies and enjoy a cup of nature-inspired tea in the forest. Take a walk down a nature trail to finish off your morning. Rain or shine. All ages. Call 604-502-6065 for more info.

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Fri, May 13, 10am-12noon Join the South Surrey RCMP Community Policing for this upcoming workshop for seniors. The workshop provides practical tools and information to help you and your family be safe on our roads at each of life’s key stages. To register call 604599-7810. At the Semiahmoo Library, 1815 152 St. Refreshments will be served.

Asian Heritage Day Surrey Musuem Sat, May 14, 1-3pm Celebrate Asian Heritage Month as you learn the Japanese craft of origami, enjoy demonstrations and performances by local Asian groups, and watch films from our sister city in China. Learn the amazing art of furoshiki–Japanese gift wrapping. For more info 604-592-6956. All ages, by donation.

Robson Park Opening Sat, May 14, 11am-2pm Come celebrate the enhancement works recently completed at Robson Park. Music, food, fun for everyone! Ribbon cutting at 12noon. Park is located at 100 Ave at 126 St.

Sat, May 7, 11am-2pm

Cloverdale Rodeo

Join us for this free family event featuring face painting, a bouncy castle, sports activities, bbq, seniors tea, community displays, entertainment, prizes and more. The new centre is located at 6188 - 176 St. For more info call 604-598-7960.

Fri, May 20 – Mon, May 23 Exciting Rodeo action all weekend long at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds! This year features a free concert Sunday evening with Doug & the Slugs. For more info

Mother’s Day at The Glades Sun, May 8, 10am-4pm Celebrate Mother’s Day in a stunning woodland garden with the rhododendrons in bloom. Wander through the paths, pause by the ponds and enjoy the live music. Plated sandwiches, delectable desserts and tea/coffee will be available for purchase. Entrance is $8/person, children under 10 are free, and all proceeds raised help support the Peace Arch Hospital. For more info 604-501-5050.

Information Meeting: West Clayton Neighbourhood Plan Thurs, May 12, 5:30pm-8:30pm (Presentation at 6:30pm) The public is invited to attend an Open House to begin the process of preparing a Neighbourhood Concept Plan (NCP) for West Clayton NCP Area #1 and NCP Area #2. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the City’s planning team, describe the planning process, and establish Citizen’s Advisory Committees. Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St. For more info call 604-591-4496 or email 11346

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A step in the right direction More than 200 people came down to Crescent Beach Sunday for the ninth annual national Hike 4 Hospice. It was the first time the fundraiser was held at Blackie Spit Park, and attendance at the May 1 event more than doubled that of last year. Participants chose between a one-, three- and five-kilometre

walk to raise funds and awareness for White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society, which supports people facing advanced illness, grief and end of life. “We had so many people show up without pre-registering,” society fundraising and community relations director Anita Colley said. “It was ideal. I think we’ll

probably use (the site) again.” The event was also attended by Surrey-White Rock MLA Gordon Hogg, White Rock Mayor Catherine Ferguson, Surrey Coun. Tom Gill and Miss White Rock Chloe Woodin. The walk brought in more than $21,000 for the hospice society, Colley said. -Hannah Sutherland


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Safety on track Canadian National Railway (CN) is raising awareness about Rail Safety Week in an effort to reduce fatalities and serious injuries around train tracks. The national campaign (May 2-8) is also being promoted by non-profit organization Operation Lifesaver, which is asking Canadians to learn about safety measures they should take when encountering trains and rail crossings. To spread the word in Surrey and White Rock, CN Police Const. Norm Witzell visited Crescent Park and Ocean Cliff elementaries earlier this week for a safety presentation. He is also scheduled to make stops at White Rock, South Meridian and Peace Arch elementaries later this month. For the last day of Rail Safety Week, CN will have a presence at the White Rock RMCP and White Rock Fire Department’s annual open house May 8. Visitors are invited to stop by a display CN will have set up during the event, to be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 15299 Pacific Ave. According to Operation Lifesaver, the number of crossing collisions between a train and motor vehicle in Canada has fallen from more than 800 annually to approximately 200 in 2010. There still remains unnecessary loss of life and injury, however, with 79 fatalities and 47 serious injuries occurring last year as a result of crossing collisions and trespassing on rail property. A variety of safety brochures are available online at www., and an interactive site for kids can be found at

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Nine defeated or retiring MPs from B.C. are in line to collect a combined $18.6 million in pension benefits now that they’re out of office. Surrey’s two MPs defeated in Monday’s federal election – Conservative Dona Cadman (Surrey North) and Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal (Newton-North Delta) – did not serve the minimum six years to qualify for what the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) calls the lucrative “fatcat MP pensions.” Instead those two will receive only $79,000 in severance. But taxpayers federation national research director Derek Fildebrandt said the province’s other federal MPs turfed by voters Monday night or who chose to retire “should find a nice soft landing with their ‘golden parachute.’” Conservative MP Gary Lunn, defeated by Green party Leader Elizabeth May in Saanich-Gulf Islands, leaves with $2.2 million in future pension entitlements. Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh, defeated in Vancouver South, leaves with a pension worth $830,000. The biggest payout will go to Liberal MP Keith Martin, who retired from his Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca seat with a pension of $3.9 million. Conservatives Jay Hill (Prince GeorgePeace River) and Chuck Strahl (Chilli-

wack-Fraser Canyon), both retired from federal politics with $3.3-million pensions. Tory MP John Cummins (Delta-Richmond East), who retired from federal politics to head the B.C. Conservative party, now gets a pension worth $1.33 million. Conservative retiree Stockwell Day (Okanagan-Coquihalla) gets a package worth $1.67 million, Kootenay-Columbia Tory MP Jim Abbott retires with $1.36 million and the NDP’s Bill Siksay (Burnaby-Douglas) takes away $732,000. All the qualifying B.C. MPs can opt to start collecting their pensions immediately. The taxpayers federation argues the current pension system for federal politicians is too rich, contributing $4 for every dollar contributed to the pension fund by an MP. It favours a dollar-for-dollar matching formula now used in Saskatchewan and Ontario. “The vast majority of Canadians working in the private sector have no private pension plan of their own and those few who do, normally have defined-contribution, RRSP-style plans,” Fildebrandt said. “Most Canadians have to save for their retirements the old-fashion way. MPs by contrast are guaranteed a steady payout regardless of how investments and the market perform.”

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Parking fees have been lifted from 41 provincial parks around B.C., and the provincial government will make up the $650,000 annual revenue in the environment ministry budget. Premier Christy Clark and Environment Minister Terry Lake made the announcement Tuesday at Mt. Seymour Provincial Park in North Vancouver, to mark the 100th anniversary of the B.C. parks system. The parking fees have been unpopular since they were introduced in the first term of the B.C. Liberal government. The environment ministry says they brought in about $1 million a year, of which $350,000 went to general revenue with the rest going to fund park upkeep. Lake also announced a $500,000 community legacy fund that will accept applications from communities to make improvements to their local parks. Up to $20,000 will be provided to selected projects for trail upgrades and other improvements. NDP environment critic Rob Fleming said the removal of parking fees is long overdue, since total visits to B.C. parks have declined nearly 15 per cent over the past decade. Fleming called the legacy fund “a drop in the bucket” compared to a $10 million

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Balsam Street facility latest to be vandalized

Public washrooms tagged in White Rock It would appear there’s a graffiti tagger with a washroom fetish at work in White Rock. Public restrooms in Centennial Park, under construction on East Beach and at the head of White Rock pier have all been tagged of late, director of engineering Rob Thompson said this week. The most recent mess was left over the Easter long weekend, when at least one tagger took black spray paint to under-construction washrooms at the foot of Balsam Street and existing facilities behind the ball diamond in Centennial Park. “He (or she)’s obviously got something about the inside of washrooms,” Thompson said Wednesday.

Judging by the tags, it is believed the same individual is responsible for the Balsam and Centennial Park damage, he said. Graffiti in the pierhead washrooms has been a longer-term problem. While colourful murals inside the building have inhibited large-scale tagging, city workers discover pornographic illustrations added to the mouths of fish in the mural on an almost weekly basis, he said. Thompson estimated it took one worker about five hours to paint over the tags at Centennial Park. While the cost of repairs is not huge, there are better things that the time and funds could be used for, he said.

“It’s just an irritant, where we then have to expend resources to clean it up.” Images of the latest tags will be given to White Rock RCMP, he added. Anyone with information on those responsible is asked to contact police at 778593-3600. - Tracy Holmes


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I successfully sued someone on a promissory note and after a trial I was awarded judgment plus court costs. I have now received a bill from my lawyer and I have told him that he should get his bill paid by the defendant as the court ordered. Why should I pay his bill when the defendant was ordered to pay costs?


There is never a free ride even for the most successful litigant. In nearly all cases the costs awarded by the courts are only a percentage of the actual legal bill. These costs are adjusted from time to time, but currently the amount of the costs are between 20 percent and 30 percent of the actual legal bill. In addition, there is a further legal process before a registrar of the Supreme Court to determine the amount to be charged to the unsuccessul party. You pay the majority of the legal bill for this too. The only justiÀcation for this policy is that it encourages settlement.


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After winning six awards in Greater Vancouver, Ladies of the Camellias to compete at provincial level

White Rock play wins big at festival Alex Browne Arts Reporter


he White Rock Players Club has taken top honours in Theatre B.C.’s Greater Vancouver Zone Festival with its production of The Ladies of The Camellias by Lillian GarrettGroag. The play was named best production at the zone festival, hosted April 26-30 by New Westminster’s Vagabond Players. Adjudicator Ted Roberts, resident designer for Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre, also recognized the show with awards to Paul Kloegman (best director), Lori Tych (best actress), Ryan Johnston (best supporting actor), Pat McClean (best costumes) and Eric Driscoll (best lighting); while festival technical director Des Renard presented Camellias’ stage manager Shelagh Shermann with the award honouring the production for best backstage etiquette. Nancy Ebert (who played Sarah Bernhardt to Tych’s Eleanora Duse in the fanciful comedy about File photo duelling stage divas in 1890s White Rock Players Club production of The Ladies of The Camellias won six awards at a recent festival, Paris) was also recognized with including best actress, best supporting actor, best director, best costumes, best lighting and best production. an honourable mention for her Was One. play during the run said they that.” performance. “They were both of a very high were happy and pleased that it But just as gratifying was the The win means the play will standard,” said the Vancouverwas as good as it was. It was a recognition of cast and crew, he travel to Kamloops for Theatre based director and actor (he will bit of a departure for a White said. B.C.’s Mainstage festival in early play the plum role of William Rock show, and the strength of He was pleased by the singling July, to compete for best show in Randolph Hearst in the White the characterizations held the out of Tych for best actress B.C. with productions from other Rock Players’ upcoming 1920s audience’s attention.” honours, even though she zone winners. drama The Cat’s Meow). While Kloegman said he gives was playing against a strong Kloegman told the ❝He said I “Amadeus was very most of the credit for that to his performance from Ebert. Peace Arch News cast and crew, he said he was “(The Duse character) was a this week that while managed to cross well received and the Leaping Thespians’ heartened by Roberts’ comments little more difficult to portray, this year’s Greater almost all the Ts. ❞ piece about the old on his direction during the show’s and for Lori – at her first festival Vancouver festival Paul Kloegman West was very, very adjudication. ever – to win best actress was featured only three director good as well.” “He was very complimentary fantastic,” he said. plays (Raving Theatre’s That made the awards about the blocking (of stage “And Nancy is a very seasoned Confessions of a very gratifying and pleasantly movement) that seemed to move actress who has already won Mad Drag Queen was cancelled surprising, he said. so effortlessly that nobody would many, many awards. It was lovely due to illness), The Ladies of “In any kind of festival where notice it – except him, because to see someone new recognized.” the Camellias still faced strong there is one adjudicator, one he’s looking for that. He liked all Kloegman said he was also competition from two other judge, you can’t expect anything at the characterizations and noticed pleased to see Johnston, with period costume shows: Vagabond all,” he added, but noted Roberts’ some touches which, he felt, were whom, like Tych, he has worked Players’ production of Peter reaction to the show echoed directed to happen. When he several times before win Shaffer’s Amadeus (about the life the response of the White Rock handed me the award, he said I supporting actor honours for his and death of Mozart), and an audience to the play. had managed to cross almost all role as Duse’s pompous co-star original production by Burnaby’s “Most people who saw the the Ts – I was very pleased by Flavio Andio. Leaping Thespians, How The West

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“Both he and Lori had to work with an Italian accent,” he noted. “Ryan’s a pretty seasoned actor, but he really excelled himself. He worked very, very hard from day one and not only nailed the accent, but all the comedic stuff I wanted to put in.” The awards for best costumes and lighting illustrate the degree to which crew work can make or break a production, particularly in evoking period atmosphere, Kloegman said. “It’s kind of a foregone conclusion that whenever Pat does costumes they’re going to be fantastic,” he said. “Even over Amadeus, which had wonderful costumes, he felt that all Pat’s costumes conveyed the 1890s period admirably, and particularly thought a theatrical Cyrano de Bergerac costume was perfect,” Kloegman added. “Eric’s lighting was very, very good, particularly the mood lighting at the beginning of the show using footlights. It gave the real feeling of an 1800s theatre, and Eric’s idea of doing that was spot-on.” And Shermann’s award for backstage etiquette really recognizes the professional way she ran the show, he said. “Her director couldn’t be there at all for the day when the set was moved into the Vagabonds’ playhouse – she had to supervise the placing of the set for sightlines, arranging a rope for the Cyrano character to swing in on, and a sandbag that has to drop near one of the actresses,” he said. “She’s quite probably the best stage manager I’ve ever worked with – she had a big job to do and stayed focused on that.” For those who missed the show on its initial run, there may also be some good news. Kloegman said there are plans to restage The Ladies of the Camellias at the Coast Capital Playhouse for several fundraising performances prior to taking the show to Kamloops, although dates are still to be confirmed.

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arts & entertainment Sullivan Heights’ Thomas Nelles wins $2,000 in competition


Student’s art honoured A Sullivan Heights Secondary student has won $2,000 in an Earth Day art competition. Thomas Nelles, in Grade 11, was among high school artists representing 53 schools and 30 school districts who submitted 250 works of art to the Earthwise competition. The contest was the first time that all B.C. high school students have been linked provincially to a single juried art show and competition. Prize money up for grabs totalled $3,500. Nelles’ digital piece, Cultural Entropy, was among 50 chosen for the Earthwise exhibit. Winners were announced April 22. Second prize, $1,000, went to Steveston-London Secondary’s Shirley Liu; Ju Young Lee of Langley Fine Arts school won the $500 third prize. Twelve honorable mentions were also awarded; 49 students are to receive certificates of achievement. The Earthwise exhibit may be viewed online at www. earthdayart/index.html through May 31. The physical exhibit is at the Langley Centennial Museum in Fort Langley until June 9.

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‘Light’ opera hits the stage In its 29th season, the Gilbert and Sullivan Society takes audiences on a journey to the romantic Kingdom of Barataria. A royal wedding is taking place and one of two brothers is the groom. Unfortunately, a mixup occurred when they were babies and nobody knows which one is the king. How will this mystery be solved? Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents The Gondoliers, its latest classic light opera, beginning May 11 at the Surrey Arts Centre. The Gondoliers pokes goodnatured fun at businesses, politics, love triangles and people of different social classes. Sir W.S. Gilbert’s witty humour and Sir Arthur Sullivan’s melodic talents are showcased in songs such as In Enterprise of Martial Kind, There was a Time, Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes, Dance a Cachucha, There lived a King, In a Contemplative Fashion and On the Day that I was Wedded. Artistic director Christina Wells Campbell, music director Vashti Fairbairn, choreographer Carol Seitz, and producer Reginald Pillay have put together a cast that includes Roger Hussen as The Duke of Plaza-Toro, Reginald Pillay as Luiz, Robert Newcombe as Don Alhambra Del Bolero,

Smooth jazz to celebrate Mother’s Day Juno award-winning jazz trumpeter Gabriel Mark Hasselbach will play a special Mother’s Day event May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Blue Frog Studios, 1328 Johnston Rd. It’s an intimate concert billed as Smooth Jazz, Chocolate and Champagne – the latter two components courtesy of the studio, which will also be recording the performance for a live CD and DVD. The bandleader, an original member of the legendary Powder Blues Band just notched a win for Smooth Jazz Album of the Year for his CD Told Ya So featuring such jazz talents as Jeff Lorber, Paul Brown, Marc Antoine and Miles Black. Hasselbach will also donate a portion of proceeeds from CDs sold at the event to the Red Cross Japan Relief fund. To purchase tickets, visit www. newshows.html or call 604-542-3055.



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Southridge School coach Paul Chiarenza – who also coaches at Capilano University – with members of Southridge Storm’s girls hoops team. Brian Giebelhaus photo

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t’s funny sometimes, how the smallest of things can sometimes affect the rest of one’s life. Take Paul Chiarenza, for example. Had he been a more conscientious student in his senior year at Vancouver’s University Hill Secondary, he may never have found himself at the Langley Events Centre last weekend – 20 years later – accepting a Basketball BC Coaching Award of Excellence. After all, a teenage Paul Chiarenza had no designs on coaching basketball. But it was either that or detention. “I played for the senior team, and I got roped into coaching the school’s Grade 8 girls as a way to get out of being punished – I had missed a bunch of classes. They needed a coach, and that was the alternative,” he explained. “It’s ironic, the way it all turned out, but that was my first coaching gig. After that, I was hooked.” Chiarenza, who teaches English and coaches the senior girls team at Southridge School, was honoured Saturday by Basketball BC for his work coaching the Capilano University Blues women’s team. The 37-year-old Vancouver native has been on the Capilano bench for more than a decade – “11 or 12 years – I lose track easily,” he laughed – and just last season led his team to a B.C. Colleges Athletic Association (BCCAA) title, and a top-four finish at nationals.

“Winning something like this, it was super exciting – it’s always nice to be recognized, and normally these kind of awards go handin-hand with team success, and our team this year was awesome,” Chiarenza said. “Juggling the team here (Southridge) and the team there (Capilano) was a new experience for me, but I had a phenomenal set of assistants in both places, and JP (Southridge athletic director James Porpaczy) was very understanding, as I tried to do both jobs. “It took a lot of help from a lot of people, and that’s why it’s nice to get this kind of award – because it took a whole team.” Chiarenza is in his first year teaching at Southridge and, speaking again of fate, may have never been a teacher had the NBA’s Vancouver Grizzlies not bolted for Memphis in 2001. After going to school to study journalism, Chiarenza ended up, upon graduation, with what he still calls his dream job – working in the media-relations department for the expansion Grizzlies. He was at every game, and as post-game reporter for the team, got the opportunity to interview countless NBA stars, from Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson to Larry Bird and a slew of famous broadcasters. “It was all my idols. It was a very sad day when it was done – that was the best gig ever,” he said. But when the team moved south, Chiarenza instead went back to school to finish up an English degree, and from there

he turned to teaching. pair’s first days of kindergarten. And though he was honoured last weekend And though the two are still extremely close – they coach club hoops together in the for his college coaching success, high school summer and also coached high school ball basketball holds his interest just as much together in the early 1990s – neither knew these days. He’s excited about being at the helm of a the other had won an award until Brown Southridge senior girls team that, despite happened to mention it to one of his players, and Chiarenza overheard. being made up primarily of Grade 10s last “We had no idea – none. He told one of his season, finished 10th at provincials. kids about this award, and I looked at him “The Southridge girls this year were phenomenal, and the future is very and said, ‘Hey, I didn’t know you won, I won that, too,’” Chiarenza bright – I think this team could have said. “We hadn’t even really a lot of success.” considered it, to both get the same Chiarenza wasn’t the only local to be honoured in Langley last award in the same year. Somebody weekend. Former Elgin Park Orca said to me recently that most people don’t even still know anybody Jess Franz – who played last year from kindergarten, so to have this for Chiarenza at Capilano – was happen, it’s pretty rare.” the BCCAA player of the year, and another Elgin grad, Carly The only downside to the award, the coach said, is an old photo that’s Graham, was a nominee for a most Jess Franz made it’s way into the hands of his outstanding player award (for Capilano Blues students. out-of-province players), but was edged for top spot by University of “I haven’t really talked about the Saskatchewan’s Katie Miyzaki. Rounding out award too much – not a lot of people here probably know about it, but one of my Grade the Elgin Park trifect, longtime coach Stu Graham was given a Special Merit Award the 10 students found an article about me online – with a picture of Winston and me when we same evening. “And it’s funny, Stacey Graham – Carly’s were six,” he laughed. younger sister – played for me (at the club “That’s gone viral now throughout the school, so I’m fighting that as much as I can.” level) last year – such is the South Surrey However, online popularity aside, basketball sewing circle in which we live,” Chiarenza laughed. Chiarenza said it’s all been worth it. Another winner Saturday was York House “I might not win another one like that ever School girls coach Winston Brown, whom again, so I definitely cherish it. It was an Chiarenza has been friends with since the amazing night.”

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BUILDING FOR BETTER HEALTH “This Centre represents a significant shift in how we will deliver care.” -Peter Goldthorpe, Vice President of Capital Projects, Real Estate and Facilities, Fraser Health

LEARN MORE Go to for more information about the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre and to watch our video. Details about our public open house coming soon.

Only 26 days and counting until the opening Patient centred care begins at the doorstep of the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre, a new Fraser Health building opening June 1 in the heart of Surrey. Every aspect of the five-storey building at 140 Street and Fraser Highway was thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of outpatients – those who don’t require emergency care or an overnight hospital stay.

Architects worked closely with Fraser Health clinical groups to make each patient’s experience as stress-free as possible. A “one-stop shopping” approach brings together related services in the same location. Exam rooms are soundproofed and spacious enough to accommodate not only the patient and care team but family members as well.

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“The flow, the convenience – everything we’ve done is to improve health outcomes and make a visit more pleasant,” said Barry Pearce, Chief Project Officer.

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Fraser Health services and programs are already booking patients for diagnostic scans and tests, specialist consults, follow-up care, chronic illness management and a variety of treatments and day surgeries at this new Centre.

Colour-coded lights can indicate room status to help maximize room use and reduce waits. Computers are in every room for quick access to records and information. Elder friendly modifications, including handrails, are throughout.

But not only will the Pattison Outpatient Centre increase health care capacity in Surrey and throughout the Fraser Health region, it was built with a focus on patient care, comfort and convenience.

Healing atmosphere Design inspiration came from the environment – the nearby Green Timbers forest and the sustainable approach required for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) gold status.

“This building will enable us to provide care for outpatients in a setting that was specifically designed for them,” said Peter Goldthorpe, Vice President of Capital Projects, Real Estate and Facilities for Fraser Health. “It represents a significant shift in how we will deliver care.”

As a result, the Centre is bright and welcoming with extensive use of wood in the décor and expansive windows that invite in natural light and views of trees and gardens. Other touches include stress-reducing sky ceilings in CT and MRI rooms and a non-denominational sacred space for quiet reflection.

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The Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League championships came to the South Surrey Recreation Centre last month, and was capped with a goldmedal tilt between the Douglas College Lions and Toronto’s Variety Village Rolling Junior Rebels. Rebels’ Jess McNalley (in black) tries to keep the ball in play, while battling with Douglas College’s Peter Colistro and Scott Allen. Brian Giebelhaus photo

Black Press partners with BC Games together ‘local’ on a provincial scale,” she Kelly Mann hardly said. raised an eyebrow Mann agreed the to the Canucks’ shared focus on athletic spectacular win of promotion in the Round 1 in the playoffs community between last week. the BC Games and To be fair, no one is Black Press is a perfect more passionate fit. about sports “Black Press than Mann. papers and As far as he’s the Winter concerned, and Summer youth athletics Games are in and the virtually every surrounding community in community are B.C. where it’s at. “Black Press The president will provide Kelly Mann and CEO of extensive BC Games BC Games coverage and has guided the advertising to province’s Summer support the BC Games and Winter Games to and share the story of great heights through a how the Games impact passion for sports. athletes, coaches, Mann was in Vernon officials, volunteers and last month to help the communities.” host city launch the The partnership official countdown for will coincide with the 2012 BC Winter three games: the 2012 Games, set for Feb. Summer Games in 23-26. Surrey and the 2014 In tandem with Winter and Summer the launch, Mann Games in Mission and announced a four-year Nanaimo, respectively. partnership between Mann has been with the Games and Black BC Games since 1992 Press, parent company and also co-founded of the Peace Arch News. the Kidsport Greater “While we sponsor Victoria chapter in literally thousands of 2002. events each year, The When president Games, both winter Randy Blair, of Black and summer, are on a Press’ Lower Mainland scale that is one of the division, proposed largest opportunities the newspaper chain to engage our readers become one of three across B.C.,” said Candy corporate sponsors, Hodson, senior viceMann knew the president of national opportunity at hand. sales and marketing for “We want people Black Press. to understand the “In covering the BC competitive support Games, it allows Black system in athletic Press to also showcase development in B.C.,” our best: we bring Mann said. Travis Paterson Black Press

After struggling last week at the 2011 Abby Invitational tournament, the White Rock Tritons will look to bounce back in league play this weekend, with a pair of doubleheaders on the schedule. On Saturday, the Premier Baseball League squad heads to North Vancouver’s Parkgate Park, where they’ll play two against the North Shore Twins, who currently sit in sixth place with a 6-4 record; the Tritons, meanwhile, sit in eighth with a 7-6 mark. On Sunday, the Tritons return to their home park, where they’ll host the first-place Parksville

Royals at South Surrey Athletic Park. The Royals are 7-1 on the season, and have won six in a row. Games on both days have 11 a.m and 1:30 p.m. start times. The Tritons struggled at the Abbotsford Cardinal-hosted Invitational last weekend, losing their first two games – 11-0 to the Twins, followed by a 6-2 defeat at the hands of the Victoria Eagles. The tournament was won by the Langley Blaze, who beat the Vancouver Cannons 12-2 in Sunday’s final at Abbotsford’s Delair Park. - Nick Greenizan

E N V I R O N M E N TA L E X T R A V A G A N Z A As a celebration of Surrey’s natural environment, the Environmental Extravaganza is an annual series of FREE events that takes place from Earth Day (April 16) to World Ocean Day (June 5) all around the City. Events and programs hosted by local, non-profit community groups.

Events happening Saturday, May 7 to Friday, May 13: Planting Day Saturday, May 7th (10am-Completion) Chantrell Park near Sunnyside Acres (139A St. & 22 Ave, off 140 St)

Spruce It Up! Saturday, May 7th (10am-12pm) Port Kells Park (19340 - 88 Ave) * Pre-registration is required, please call 604-502-6349

Nature Tea Party Saturday, May 7th (10am - 1pm) Surrey Nature Centre (14255 - 96 Ave)

FENtastic Wetlands! Saturday, May 7th (10am-2pm) Serpentine Wildlife Management Area (44 Ave & King George Blvd)

Minibeast Madness Sunday, May 8th (11am-2pm) Campbell Valley Regional Park (8 Ave entrance by the Visitors Centre)

Salmon Send-off Sunday, May 8th (11am-3pm) Tynehead Hatchery in Tynehead Regional Park (96 Ave between 160 & 168 St)

Salmon Round-up Monday, May 9th (9:30am-12:30pm) Elgin Creek (14391 Crescent Road)

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PASSPORT CONTEST Don’t forget to pick up your Environmental Extravaganza passport to add to the fun! By attending just 3 events you could win one of five $100 gift cards to Guildford Town Centre. Pick up your passport at: - any Environmental Extravaganza event - any Surrey Library or Recreation Centre - Surrey City Hall - Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers

The Owl Prowl Wednesday, May 11th (7-8:30pm) Bear Creek Pavilion (88th Ave & King George Blvd) Registration is required, please call 604-502-6065

‘Forever’ Garden Weeding Party Thursday, May 12th (6-7:30pm) Forever Garden at South Surrey Arena (2199-148 St)

* Please note that some of the Environmental Extravaganza events require pre-registration. Make sure to check out next week’s paper for more Environmental Extravaganza events! For a detailed event calendar or for more information please call 604.502.6065.


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On the right track Some of Surrey’s top high school track and field athletes were at South Surrey Athletic Park this week, competing in the first two days of the Surrey High School Track and Field Championships. On Tuesday and Wednesday, sprint and relay heats, as well as steeplechase and the 3,000-metres were held, with finals in most events slated to continue today at Bear Creek Park in North Surrey. Surrey boasts an impressive array of track talent this year, many of whom will contend for medals next month at provincials. Among the contenders this week are Elgin Park’s Jake Bruchet, the defending B.C. boys steeplechase champion; White Rock Christian’s Sean Keane, among the country’s best in the 1,500-m; Semiahmoo’s Jack Williams and Fleetwood Park’s Keffri Neal, who are both among B.C.’s best middle-distance runners. All five are expected to run in Friday’s 1,500-m at Bear Creek. Top finishers at the

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14013 COLDICUTT AVE. West White Rock gem. Nothing to do but move in. Fully updated and very well maintained. This 1764 sq. ft. three bedroom and den home on a large lot is ready to move. Put this on your tour and stop by to say hello. Stewart Peddemors 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty


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#20 - 15068 - 58TH AVE. • $310,500 2 bdrm., 2 bath townhouse at Summer Ridge. New stainless appliance package, eco-friendly carpets, 1x2 ceramic tiles, new high end fixtures both bathrooms, updated lighting, paint. Fenced garden, double garage, club house, minutes from YMCA. Paula Burns 604-538-8888 Sutton Group West Coast Realty

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#203 - 15165 MARINE DR. • 180° UNOBSTRUCTED OCEAN VIEW 2 bdrm., 2 bath condo. Recently rainscreened, hardie board, new windows, new roof. Upgrades: hardwood floors, slate tile, trendy paint colours, fixtures. Gas f/p, no age restric., walk to restaurants & pier. All furniture incl. in price. $655,900. Shelley Mare 604-531-1111 HomeLife Benchmark Realty

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#4 - 1291 FOSTER STREET • $395,000 Absolutely fabulous 1278 sq. ft. two bedroom unit in small 7-unit building with many original owners (including the builder)! One-of-a-kind with windows on three sides for light, light, light! Unbelievable list of upgrades ($140,000 worth). This unit shows far better than new. A must see. Doug Russell 604-328-0924 Doug Russell Realty Ltd.

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#8 - 14085 NICO WYND PLACE • $575,000 Spectacular renovation! #10 - 14025 NICO WYND PLACE • $498,000 Panoramic views NICO WYND ESTATES Get ready for active living this summer ~ unlimited golf, tennis, biking trails, marina, pool, hot tub, sauna and more is included with your ownership at Nico Wynd. Visit for virtual tours. Pam Mitchell 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty #201 - 15505 MARINE DRIVE Outstanding view condo on East

OPEN Beach, 2 bdrms., 2 baths in a boutique-style condo development. SAT. Self-managed three residential units with quiet retail commercial MAY 7 1:00-3:00 below. Unobstructed view of East Beach! It feels like a holiday home. Worth a visit to appreciate all it has to offer. P.M.

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#307 - 14950 THRIFT • MONTEREY Two bdrm., two bath, 1300 sq. ft. penthouse condo with view and large 800 sq. ft. deck and enclosed balcony in the heart of White Rock. On the quiet side of the building. 55+. April Sutton 778-773-5885 Sutton Group West Coast Realty

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#58 - 2979 - 156TH STREET • $478,000 Four bdrm. end unit. Lots of natural light, 9-foot ceilings, great room concept, super-sized kitchen, granite countertops plus stainless steel appliances, 16’x7’ deck, double car garage. John Kambouroff 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty

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#5 - 14065 NICO WYND PLACE • $373,000 Resort living on golf course! FREE golf memberships (no green fees), tennis courts, marina ($1.50/ft. moorage), indoor pool, jacuzzi/sauna & nature trails. Bright, spacious designer 1 bdrm., 1 bath condo, open granite gourmet kitchen & mtn. views. MLS #F1110138 Randal 604-780-7591 or Margaret 604-329-7575 One Percent Realty

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1899 - 144TH STREET • $868,000 Beautifully built two-level with master on main and great room plan. Soaring ceilings, 3 bedrooms, den, games, hardwood flooring, west yard. Prime Semi catchment near parks and recreation. Katherine Volway 604-531-4000 Bay Realty Ltd.

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#414 - 15210 PACIFIC AVENUE • $389,800 Spectacular sunset ocean views from bright top floor one bedroom and den, two full bath home located at desirable Five Corners location with shops and amenities at your doorstep. Two skylights, oak floors. MLS #F1106491 Randal 604-780-7591 or Margaret 604-329-7575 One Percent Realty

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#182 - 1840 - 160TH STREET • BREAKAWAY BAYS • $169,900 Bright open concept. Three bedrooms, two bath, 1128 sq. ft. manufactured home on rented pad. Peter Welsh 604-538-2125 Royal LePage Northstar

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OPEN acre at end of quiet cul-de-sac in Grandview Heights. Four bdrm. SUNDAY home, meticulously maintained, hardwood floors, renovated MAY 8 kitchen & bathrooms. Warm & inviting famrm., kitchen, nook 1:00-4:00 face south onto spacious sundeck. Teresa Berge & Robert P.M.

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2125 - 128TH STREET • OCEAN PARK BEAUTY This private 4 bdrm., 3 bath is exactly what you are after. Renovated from top to bottom. Big west-facing backyard with salt water swimming pool. Close to Ocean Park, walking distance to beach. Listed at $799,000. Call for details. Rhys Edworthy 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty

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938 HABGOOD STREET • $885,000 This is not a drive-by. Hidden jewel within. Note the views of Semiahmoo Bay. Offers four bedrooms plus lots of living space. Terry and Deb Newman 604-836-0797 Hugh & McKinnon Realty

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#102 - 1437 FOSTER STREET • $274,900 Spacious condo in quality older building, steps from shops and bus routes. Two bdrms., 1100 sq. ft., bamboo floors, new ensuite bath. Carmen Champoux 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty

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2535 - 124B ST. • CRESCENT HEIGHTS • JUST LISTED • $759,000 Be first to view! Fantastic 3 bedroom, 3 bath family home. Beautiful, newly landscaped private oversize lot. Hardwood floors, freshly painted interior, finished basement, new roof. Close to shopping & excellent schools, steps to Crescent Beach. Dylan Villeneuve 604-818-3271 Hugh & McKinnon Realty

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#55 - 15065 - 58TH AVENUE • $318,800 SPRINGHILL AT SULLIVAN STATION Two bedroom, three bath, sought-after floor plan in this popular townhome complex. Get in the market with this great value. Visit for virtual tour. Pam Mitchell 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty

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#304 - 1379 MERKLIN • $234,000 Top floor, 1035 sq. ft., two bedroom corner unit. Fireplace, in-suite laundry, two baths. No pets, no rentals. Hot water heat. Patricia Pousette 604-531-1909 Hugh & McKinnon Realty

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1456 EVERALL ST. • DORSET GARDENS Boutique cluster of 9 townhomes, picturesque setting, 3 bdrm., 3 level homes with 2 color schemes. Walk to all amenities. Some homes offer ocean view. Price: $479,000 to $549,000 HST included. Catherine Elliott 604-538-8888 Sutton Group West Coast Realty

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#109 - 1720 SOUTHMERE CRES. • $219,000 Capstan Way. Amazing renovated 2 bdrm. home on second level (not a ground floor unit). Spacious floor plan with opening dining & living rooms looking out to sunny south balcony. Updated kitchen & bathroom. No age restriction. Monica Dahl 604-541-4888 RE/MAX Colonial Pacific Realty

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Learn How To Save Thousands Of Dollars When Buying A Home With The BuySmart Homebuying System! Thinking of buying a home? What you learn at the FREE BuySmart Homebuying Workshop could save you thousands of dollars! The entire homebuying process can be overwhelming and frustrating. There is so much information! A mistake in any part of the process can be costly! The BuySmart Homebuying System is designed to take the guesswork out of the homebuying process. You will go through the homebuying process knowing exactly what to do next and what to expect. This knowledge will prevent you from making the costly mistakes many homebuyers make. The BuySmart Homebuying System was created by industry professionals who have worked with thousands of homebuyers. These experts are committed to helping you save thousands of dollars. The 2 hour workshop is FREE and is jam packed with information.

Some of the topics covered include: • Inside secrets of how to buy a home with very little or no down payment. • How does the whole homebuying process work? • How to avoid buying a "money pit" and how to spot the signs that could mean expensive, hidden trouble? • The critical questions to ask any Realtor before working with them. • How do you know your rights are being protected? • What is the best mortgage for you? Are you getting the best rates and terms?

FREE BuySmart Homebuyer Workshop Sat. May 14th 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by Macklem Mortgages

The Buysmart Homebuying Workshop is the best 2 hours that you can invest in your homebuying journey. Best of all, the workshop is free! There's no obligation and you'll take home a 55-page BuySmart Homebuyers Manual. All for FREE! The workshop is being held at the Sandman Signature Hotel located off Hwy 99 just before the Oak St. Bridge on Saturday, May 14, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. There are a limited number of seats available, and the workshop fills up quickly. Registration is easy. Just go to and fill in the registration form or phone 1-888-765-5426 Ext 2.

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NOW SELLING PHASE 2 Saturday, April 30

TH We are excited to announce the GRAND OPENING of Nuvo 2 SHOW HOMES MAY 7 TH at noon! These beautifully designed 2 and 3 bedrooms town homes range in size from 1300 sq. ft to 1500 sq. ft and back onto a spectacular wooded area. Offering you the best of both worlds, Nuvo 2 gives the ultimate in peace and privacy along with some of the best shopping and amenities, all in the desirable neighbourhood of Morgan Creek.

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Friday, May 6, 2011 Peace Arch News

With its beaches, sunshine, mountain views and open countryside, Tsawwassen should be famous for more than the ferry.


The beaches are glorious, the views spectacular, the farmland downright pretty. The town of Tsawwassen is all courtesy and charm. It’s the right place to create a whole new kind of community. Tsawwassen Springs has reinvented the resort community. All the amenities of a sunny golf resort set in a boutique town. And it’s located only minutes away from the centre of the world’s most livable city.



m i nu t e s or le s s

It’s the idyllic lifestyle, not the ferry, that this part of the world should be famous for.

COMING SOON 296 condos, 194 houses, a new clubhouse with spa and fitness centre, restaurant, bar and a neighbourhood store with café, all set in an all-season golf course.

Visit our sales centre and display suite at 5099 Springs Blvd. in Tsawwassen.

Register now! This is not an offering for sale. Any such offering can only be made with a disclosure statement. E. & O.E. Sales by Regency Realty Ltd.

604.948.HOME (4663)

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ADAMS, David Ryan It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Ryan Adams. David was born in 1937 and peacefully passed away at the end of April 2011 with his family by his side. He is survived by his loving wife, family and friends. A celebration of David’s life will be held on May 17, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Morgan Creek Golf and Country Club, 3500 Morgan Creek Way Surrey, B.C. Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-596-2215


EASTWOOD, John (Jack)

We sadly said goodbye to Jack; husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, friend, who passed away peacefully, on April 27, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte, four children; Brenda, Lauren (Lewis), Ryan (Heather), Sheryl, ten grandchildren and two sisters, Eileen & Barbara. A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Valley View Funeral Home 604-596-8866




MARTIN, Dorothy Isabell (Holt) 1925 - 2011 Dorothy Isabell Martin (nee Holt) passed away peacefully on April 29, 2011 with family at her side. Dorothy was born on April 21, 1925 in Port Arthur, Ontario and lived in many cities across Canada. She married her “mate” Captain Sidney S. Martin in 1949. Sid passed away in 2004. Dorothy will be dearly missed by her loving daughters Cathy (Cliff), Linda (Al) and her grandson Alex as well as by her many close friends and family. Dorothy had a great love of gardening and painting. Dot loved to celebrate special occasions with family and friends and she was a wonderful cook and hostess. She will always be remembered for her courageous spirit, constant smile and her care for others. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Dorothy’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society. The family extends their thanks to the caring staff at Morgan Place. Condolences may be offered at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

BORGERSEN, LEIF (1923-2011)

After a lengthy struggle with strokes, Leif Borgersen passed away peacefully at the Dr. Al Hogg Pavilion in White Rock on April 27th, 2011.

1922 - 2011 LIND, Allan Edward passed away peacefully on April 28, 2011. Survived by his wife of 65 years, Emma; children Doug (Khem), Ted (Terry) and Donna; grandchildren Christina (Chad), Jennifer (Dan), Brien (Olivia), Chanelle; great-grandchildren Vivika, Spencer, Benjamin, Ronin, Alexander and many other relatives and friends. Allan was born in Acheson, AB in 1922. He fought in WW II with the Royal Canadian Navy before beginning his 47 year career with Westfair Foods which led him to live in many different cities throughout Western Canada. Allan will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831-28 Ave, Surrey, BC. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

Leif was born in Horten, Norway, on August 17th, 1923, the older of two sons, and attended school there. He graduated with a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and physics from the University in Oslo in 1949, and spent the following year studying at the Meteorological Institute, and graduated as a Meteorologist in 1950. After arriving in Canada, he could not find work in his chosen field, so started to work in the Engineering Department of the Manitoba Telephone System in Winnipeg. He continued to work there for 30 years as the family grew with five children. He was predeceased by his parents, his beloved son, David, and his brother, Arne. Remaining to cherish his memory are his wife, Victoria, and their four dear children: Erik, John (Chelsey), Nina (Mike), and Mai (Glen) Nowlin. He also leaves eight grandchildren: Lisa Dawn, Douglas, Robert, Samantha, Jared, Matthew, and Kyra as well as four great-grandchildren: Breanna, Brooke, Gabrielle, and Jacob. We are very grateful to the Staff at the Dr. Al Hogg Pavilion for their kindness, support and care during Leif’s time spent there. Cremation has taken place. At Lief’s request, a memorial service and internment of cremated remains will be held when the flowers bloom again in Manitoba.

McNally- George Ronald

KERR, Arthur August 23 1906 – April 23 2011 Arthur passed away peacefully after 104 adventurous years. He leaves behind a legacy of many tall tales and wonderful stories. White Rock was his home for most of his life where he made many friends and enjoyed the Beach community. He will missed by his family, including four granddaughters and six great grandchildren. We will miss your smile, your salubrious jokes and the twinkle in your eye!

McIntyre, Cheryll 1945 - 2011

Of St. Thomas Ontario (formerly White Rock/Surrey, BC) passed away April 5, 2011. George was born August 7, 1941 in Vancouver BC. He is survived by his wife Mary McNally (St.Thomas); his daughter Cathy McNally, her children Christopher and Jillian Lewis; Son Brian McNally, grandson Kyle. George is also survived by his brother Gerry (Gail) McNally and sister Bonnie (McNally) Brenner along with several nieces/ nephews all in BC. He also leaves many step- children/ grandchildren in Ontario. George was a retired Dispatcher & Volunteer Firefighter with Surrey Fire Dept; as well as active member of the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club before moving to Ontario. In St. Thomas he was President of Elgin Railway Museum, involved with local foodbank, Meals on Wheels, Golden K Kiwanis. Remembrances may be made to: Surrey Firefighters Charities.











Tubbs, Gerald

Tubbs, Gerald, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2011 in White Rock, BC and was born January 1, 1914 in London, England. He is survived by his loving wife Haldis of 66 years; as well as many family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, May 12 at 2:00 pm at First Memorial, Fraser Heights Chapel, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Gerald’s memory to the Salvation Army. Fraser Heights Chapel 604-589-2559 UNRUH. Wilhelm Adolf “Bill” Unruh passed away at the age of 71 on April 15 following a lengthy illness in the White Rock Hospital. Bill had been employed by a number of Elevator companies: Otis, Dover, Shindler, Westinghouse and ThyssenKrupp. He also worked for the Province of British Columbia as an Inspector of Elevators. His favourite pastime was joining his friends in the sport of fishing. Bill was predeceased by his parents: Julius and Charlotte and his loving wife, Florence Ann (Sangerloo). His surviving siblings, all of Alberta, are: his sister: Hilda (Arnold) Porter of Red Deer; his four brothers: Eric (Wendy) of Calgary; Ginto of Eckville; Dick (Shirley) of Blackfalds; Pastor Ulrich (Ulrike) of Vegreville; and numerous nieces and nephews. The memorial service, which will highlight the resurrection morning at the return of our Lord, will be conducted by Pastor Ray Halvorson at 4:00 P.M., Saturday, May 14, at the Aldergrove Seventh-day Adventist Church (26245-28th Ave., Aldergrove). In lieu of flowers, gifts in Bill’s memory may be presented to the B.C. Diabetes Assoc. For further info: Ph. 780-632-3746.

WANLIN, HILMA O. ELIZABETH (NEE THORNQUIST) April 20, 1919 April 22, 2011

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of Hilma Wanlin, beloved mother of Cheryl Moro (Tom) and Darlene Broad. Hilma died on Good Friday surrounded by her family at Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, B.C. Daughter of Betty and Otto Thornquist, Hilma was born 92 years ago in Winnipeg, MB. on Easter Day. She was predeceased by her dear siblings: brothers Leonard and Victor, and sister Edith (Dartnell). Hilma spent many years in Winnipeg and Toronto. She is survived by her brother Ernest (Diane) and family in Langley, B.C. with relatives in Manitoba, Ontario, and Sweden. Hilma was a strong woman, a survivor of polio, the depression, and WWII. She was a model and singer in Winnipeg and she was proud to be on the “Miss Canada” team to promote War Savings Bonds. After marrying and raising her two daughters she worked many years for Eaton’s Dept. Store. Throughout her life, family was always her priority. She always held on to her faith and her affiliation to the Swedish Lutheran church. A celebration of her life will be held at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Ave., Surrey, on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to your favourite charity. GOD BLESS YOU FOREVER AS WE WERE BLESSED WITH YOU Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

FOUND: April 30, child’s white fur vest, on W. Beach in White Rock. Claim by identifying (604)538-3175. FOUND: PHOTOS in Black’s Photo envelope on April 26, on Russell & George (nr church.) 604-541-2644. LOST: Dog leash vicinity of Semiahmoo First Nations area on May 3rd. Red dog leash with keys attached. email: 778-397-8805 LOST: WALLET, black with clip (BCID & Care card inside). Please call 604-535-6573.

Cheryll was born in Vancouver and succumbed to cancer in Peace Arch hospice on April 26. Many friends, colleagues, students, musicians and family remember her with great affection. There will be no service by request of the deceased.



LONG BEACH - Ucluelet Deluxe waterfront cabin, sleeps 6. Summer Special. 3 nights $599 / 7 nights $1200. Pets Okay. Rick 604-306-0891



H.T.N’’T. Service (604)538-8687 Door to door service

7 days a wk-Shuttle to: YVR & Bellingham Airports, Cruise Ship Service, Via Rail, Langley Bus Depot, Eye Clinic, Tswsn Ferry, etc.



EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES We are Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) the aluminum product group of Rio Tinto (RT) - a leading international mining group ( 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.

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DRIVER - Fraser Valley based heavy haul trucking company has opening for one qualified class 1 driver. Must have min 2yrs exp., be bondable and able to cross the border. Fax resume & abstract to 604-852-4112 . No phone calls PLS



DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. Locations in Alberta & BC. Hands on real world training. Full sized equipment. Job placement assistance. Funding available. 1-866-399-3853

Rio Tinto Alcan is seeking a qualified person to fill the role of: MAINTENANCE PLANNER

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

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ATT: Operate a Mini-Office Outlet from home. P/T or F/T Computer a must. Great incentives. Free training.

109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Contracting company is looking for employees for work in the Central/Northern BC area. Positions available include: a Certified Construction Safety Officer (CSO), experienced equipment operators, pipe layers & site superintendents. Forward resumes to: Box 681, c/o Tribune, 188 N. 1st Ave., Williams Lake, BC V2G 1Y8

Under Coordinator/Manager supervision, the Maintenance Planner will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of a particular production department. Technical aspects include but are not limited to: - Develop accurate work estimates for labour, material, tools, etc. - Develop and implement efficient job plans - Ensure safety risk assessments and remediation plans are done prior to scheduling - Coordinate procurement of materials, parts staging for planned work

We offer an attractive remuneration package, a range of Rio Tinto benefits, as well as the sought after opportunity to develop and expand upon 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 directly at our website at before Friday, May 13th, 2011. Rio Tinto Alcan would like to thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted.

DIRECTOR OF CARE The Residence at Morgan Heights “The Residence at Morgan Heights”, located in South Surrey, is proudly owned and operated by a local family. The beautiful new Campus of Care (116 Complex Care Beds and 40 Assisted Living Units) with its innovative care design elements is seeking a full time Director of Care. Position Overview: The Director of Care is responsible for all aspects of dayto-day operations within Complex Care, Assisted Living and Hospitality Programs and reports to the Directors or designate. Leads quality improvement/risk assessment initiatives based on analysis of key indicators and data. Designs, plans, implements, evaluates and modifies resident and tenant care delivery systems which support program focus. Requirements: A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Masters Degree preferred). Current registration with CRNBC Minimum of 3 years management experience involving a multidisciplinary team. At The Residence at Morgan Heights, we strive for excellence in resident centered and directed care. If you share this passion and would like to inspire a group of professionals who are innovative, creative and have great team spirit, please email in confidence to:





Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.

AUTOMOTIVE LUBE Requires • Lead Hands • Supervisors • Managers with the right personal stuff ingredients. If you have the maturity, skills, abilities & desire to be a team leader, then come develop and advance with an expanding Company! We offer a Broad Incentive Compensation Package Commensurate with your Offering....... E-mail:

L.S.MCLELLAN TRUCKING Cranbrook, BC Looking for Owner Operators with or without own equipment. We offer year round stable work, excellent work environment, flexibility, benefit pkg. You will need to have min 5 years exp, clean abstract, FAST card or passport, well maintained equipment. More info call Ken at 877-717-2988 or fax resume to 250-417-2982 or email ken@ Major flooring store in Prince George has 2 positions available for a Certified Carpet and Vinyl Installer and a Cerfied Ceramic Tile Installer. Prince George offers affordable housing, great outdoor living and a ten minute travel time to your jobs. Top wages offered and references from previous installers who moved here from the lower mainland available. You will require high qualifications and references to be considered.

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628


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

Stuck On Designs, a growing print and customized clothing shop, is currently seeking an experienced full time designer. Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign is a must. Must be able to work with clients, meet deadlines, multi task and function well in a team environment. or fax 250-624-6160

Territory Managers

Req. for growing Junk Removal Brand servicing the Lower Mainland. Must be hard working, self motivated and sales orientated with great customer service skills.


Previous experience required, we will train.



Please call Tom at: 1-250-563-4844

The preferred candidate will possess an Interprovincial Trades qualification and/or Technical experience (educational or work experience). A minimum of 3-5 years related experience in an industrial setting is preferred and the candidate will be one whose #1 priority is safety in the workplace.



Family Caregivers Wanted Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a youth who needs your help? PLEA Community Services Society of BC is looking for individuals to provide live-in care for youth aged 12 to 18. We have the homes, and we need you! Training and support is provided for qualified applicants. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at:


We Provide Customers for Hair Stylists That Love To Cut Hair!

Call Sam 778-898-4120 P/T Chair Rental available for experienced stylist with some clientele. Excellent working conditions. ph evenings 604 314 3190 P/T Chair Rental available for experienced stylist with some clientele. Excellent working conditions. ph evenings 604 314 3190 The Hidden Gem Hair Studio in White now hiring exp’d STYLISTS & NAIL TECH. **Also chair rentals avail: $500 +retail commission. Please contact Chelsea for details 604-831-1543.



ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL Trainees Needed now! Large & Small Firms Seeking Certified A&P Staff Now. No Experience? Need Training? Career Training & Job Placement Avail. 1-888-424-9417 Attention Students SUMMER WORK Flex. sched., $17 base-appt, customer sales/svc, cond. apply. No exp needed. 604595-1050 FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certified, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944 KENNEL Attendant req’d for busy boarding kennel. Must be reliable. Exp. an asset.


FABRICATORS Medium-size manufacturing plant requires qualified steel fabricators with experience in structural sheet and plate work. Please apply in writing to:

Wellons Canada Corp. 19087 96th Avenue Surrey, BC V4N 3P2 Fax: (604) 888-2959 Attn: Manufacturing Manager




HOMESTAY FAMILIES NEEDED $40/night 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



Well established Lower Mainland Mechanical Contractor req. a Plumbing and Heating Foreman for all aspects of Commercial Institutional Mechanical work. Applicants to have a MINIMUM 5 years exp. Team Environment. Long Term Opportunity. Competitive Wages, Profit Sharing & Excellent Benefits. Wage Commensurate w/ Exp. Fax Resume: 604.576.4739 or E-mail:


142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS 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




Req. for West Coast Moulding & Millwork, Port Kells BC. Must have previous exp. running moulders & capability of grinding profile knifes, set-up of moulder heads & complete knowledge of a moulders operations. Positive attitude, dedication & willingness to learn rewarded with: • Advancement Opportunities • Excellent Remuneration & Benefits. Please Fax resume: 604-513-1194 or E-mail: jobs

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Mature Lady with car wants to help a Senior P/T. Housesitting, appts light housekeeping some cooking etc. Reasonable rate 604-536-6834





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)

Call: (604)538-8876



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SALES PEOPLE Commissioned sales people required. Must have a good command of the English language, a reliable vehicle, and 2 to 3 years of HVAC sales experience. Interested in exploring this position, please email your resume to or fax it to 604-552-5989


Moulderman (women)

Full Time Cook for Roadrunner Cafe, Tues - Sat, dayshift. Bring resume to 20475 62nd Ave. or Fax 604-533-0561



Thai Certified Mon. - Fri. 9am-5pm W.Rock 778-240-5098

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:


Peace Arch Appliance



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

Both positions must have class 5 drivers license & supply drivers abstract. Bonus incentives and profit shares. E-mail resume:

Call Mark (604)536-9092 Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function... • Dinner Parties • Executive Meetings • Family Gatherings • Weddings / Banquets • B-B-Ques • Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

The Lemare Group is currently seeking a hydraulic loader/hoe chucker for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Fax resume to 250-956-4888 or email:

Kristy 604.488.9161

Is Hiring Hair Stylists For Full and Part-Time positions for our Langley location




CHAIR RENTAL available in a fun, modern, upbeat team oriented hair salon. Please call Emil for more info: 778-239-8244






NANCY’S Full Cycle Bookkeeping Services for small and medium size businesses, including filing, payroll, government reports, & small claims. 27 yrs exp. Reasonable Rates. Work in your office or mine.


PERSONAL EFFICIENCY Seminar, WR. Every Sat. 1-5pm. Tel: 604-531-1655/

The Lemare Group is currently seeking a boom man for the North Vancouver Island area. Full time, union wages. Email resume to: or fax to 250-9564888.


Call (778)858-8185 BUYING OR SELLING? Use - Merchandise for Sale 500’s



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: 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

Attention: Heavy Equipment Technicians Move to the big leagues. Finning, the world’s largest Cat dealer, is hiring heavy equipment technicians in western Canada. Finning technicians are backed by leading-edge technical support and work in an environment that values safety, continuous learning and career mobility. VISIT US WITH YOUR RESUME: Thursday, May 12 from 3 - 7 p.m. Finning,19100 - 94 Avenue Surrey, British Columbia

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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.

STAMPED CONCRETE FPatios FPool Decks FSidewalks FDriveways FForming FFinishing FRe & Re All Your Concrete Needs 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured A53 HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 269






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




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



A MAID TO CLEEN 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 DETAILED EUROPEAN CLEANING.

Efficient, Reliable, Exc. Ref. Bounded, veterans welcome. 18 yrs experience. Ivet: 778-235-4070.

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 lady, Experienced, professional, reliable, honest. Weekly/By-weekly.Call 604825-7929 HOUSECLEANING. Trustworthy, hardworking, conscientious. Reas. rates You won’t be disappointed Refs. Call Christine 604-328-3733.

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 Personal Housecleaning avail. Residential cleaning. Exc. refs. $20 per hr. Call 604-314-8284 QUEEN OF CLEAN Let me make your “castle” gleam! Call Carolyn (778)888-4773



All Aspects of Drywall + Flatten Popcorn & Textured Ceilings 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



#1167 LIC’D, BONDED. BBB Lge & small jobs. Expert trouble shooter, WCB. Low rates 24/7 604-617-1774 #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 OCEAN PARK ELECTRIC Small Jobs. Renovations, Panels. Elec. Heat, Lighting, Repairs. Call (604)591-7621 OVER 23 yrs exp. res/comm. Free est. Bonded #14758 Dana Thompson. 604-353-1519

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


Exceptional Quality

Professional Installations for a Great Price! Call Now for a FREE Est.

Call Mike 604 - 240 - 7337


M.Southin & Sons Contracting

FENCING & DECKS Quality Work, Skilled Professional & Home Repairs 604-306-4255

Quality Renovations



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

✶ 2011 Spring Special ✶ $95 includes: Aeration, Moss Control & Fertilization Now accepting NEW 10 day weekly lawn mowing customers. ✓Installation ✓ Maintenance ✓Renovations ✓Call a Profes.

* BBB * Licensed * Insured * WCB

604 - 961 - 8595

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

604.230.2217 / 604.999.5890 Serving Since 1993


VISION EXOTIK FLOORING INC. - 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



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


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

Mike 604-671-3312 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 604.575.5555

PROMPT & AFFORDABLE *Seniors Disc. *Insured *23 yrs.

Jay 604-897-8524

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prices starting from for 3 lvl. hm. $95/gutters, $95/windows. 2 lvl. hm. $75/gutters, $75/windows. Excellent Service Since 1976. 778-861-0465 GUTTER CLEANING, window cleaning and pressure washing. Over 20 yrs exp. 778-384-4912 DEMOSSING. Gutter Cleaning. Repairs. Roofing. Power Washing, painting, cedar ridgecap. Jeff’’s House Ext. 604-802-6310

Residential/Commercial Window & Gutter Cleaning and Power Washing. Prompt, Friendly Professional service.



Free estimates. Call Mike




Complete lawn & garden maintenance. Fencing, rubbish removal. pressure washing, 604-502-9198. EVER - GRO LANDSCAPING Weekly - Bi-Weekly. ◆ Lawn / Garden Care ◆ Hedge Trimming ◆ Power Raking ◆ Moss Control. Exc. Rates! 604-780-6079 LAWN MOW & TRIM SERVICE Please call 604-220-7573.


Ask for Allen Certified Tradesman White Rock/S. Sry area Call (604)219-9365 Residential Remodelling: Kitchens, Baths, Interiors, Decks/ Yard makeovers. Contact us at: or 604-484-0379.

-- LICENSED AND INSURED -Mel Biesinger 604-841-4142

FULTON Construction • • • • • • •

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

Renovations & Repairs


Call Jerad for free estimate 604-313-5298

Lawn Cutting and Beyond

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

✦ Home Inspections ✦ ✦ Renovations ✦ ✦ Repairs ✦

LAWN CUT (bi-weekly) & RUBBISH REMOVAL Good Work. Low $ Price. Free Est. Call 778-686-2889.

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

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


Building Customer Confidence

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

Evergreen Bobcat & Mini Excavator

Kitchens & Bathrooms Basement & Suite Development from Planning to Completion

On Time, On Budget, As Promised...

Fully insured with WCB.




EXPERT HANDYMAN available for most jobs, big or small. Young, fit and hardworking. Great rates and friendly service! Phone 778-3195713. Ask for Dan! HANDYMAN. Very reliable. 20 yrs exp. Senior’s discount. Make a list. CAN DO IT ALL! 604-866-4977



A COMPLETE Handyman Service Suites, bathrooms, kitchens, reno’s, drywall, painting. No job too small. 604-788-1640 or 778-867-2662 ACTIVE INSTALLATIONS Carpentry, Drywall, Paint, & Home Repairs. Wayne, 778-908-1632 25 years exp. Guaranteed, Refs.

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

Handyman from Newfoundland Honest, reliable, quality work at good prices. Fully insured. Bathroom repairs, reno’s, taps + sink, shower, tiling, flooring laminate. Painting, drywalling, basement reno’s, door & window trim, baseboard, back splashes, cabinets, range hoods, fence & deck repair + replace, pressure washing & more. Call Robert 778-227-7779

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

HUDOLIN’S RENO’S Commercial/Residential ✔ Basement suites, decks Trex ✔ Bathrooms, Kitchens ✔ Finishing work & moulding

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

Free Estimates

Call Dave: 604-862-9379

HUSBAND FOR HIRE Exp. handyman available. Large or small jobs. Reasonable rates. 604-531-2349 or 604-531-4879.

A-List Reno’s

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

Call Blake or Brian (604)816-1653

Interior Renovations Tile work,Crown Moulding’s, Baseboards Carpentry

Licensed, Insured, WCB

Quality Results Guaranteed

604-816-8852 Liability Insurance & WCB

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

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

European Quality Workmanship

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)

WCB • Fully Insured • 20 Years

One Call Does It All, Follow us on B.C.’s Premier Full Service Home Renovation & Landscaping Company





Painting, Flooring. Free Estimates. 27 years exp. Brad (604)454-7548

Alpine Landscaping



Carpentry ~ Tile ~ Drywall

Danny 604 - 307 - 7722










SPECIALIZING IN: Vinyl and Wood decks.

Call Mike 604-953-0898

Repair/replace or custom build.

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

Call Peter 604-541-8841



HOME IMPROVEMENTS CKS SUNDE ow N k Boo Home Improvement, Landscape & Garden Solutions

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

Call for FREE in-home consultation In-house design team and cabinet shop Let MPB make your renovation dreams come true!

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)


Deck Decking

Cedar Vinyl Decking Trex Decking Pressure Treated Deck Repairs Paving Stone & Concrete

Showroom: Unit 62 - 15515 24th Ave. (at King George Blvd.) Tel: 604-538-9622



Glass Aluminum Wrought Iron Trex Railings Cedar Pressure Treated

Outdoor Living

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

604-626-7100 329 PAINTING & DECORATING

One Call Does It All, Follow us on B.C.’s Premier Full Service Home Renovation & Landscaping Company

Decking Systems Railing Systems Outdoor Living


WCB • Fully Insured • 20 Years


Per Molsen 604-575-1240

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


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


TrexPro Certified



Custom Paint

• Kitchen • Bath • Flooring • Complete Interiors

• Interior & Exterior • Free Estimates

Licensed • Insured • WCB • Full 10yr. Guarantee


“An investment in Quality”



Friday, May 6, 2011, Peace Arch News

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING Danny’s Painting. Interior & Exterior, Free Estimates, Written Guarantee, full issued WCB cover. Danny 778-385-5549

For all your decorating needs call a Master Painter with AAA/BBB Rating? Dan Laybourn Paint Contracting 38 Years Experience All Aspects of Painting Int./Ext. Com/Residential Free Estimates call anytime!






4th Annual Angel Wings Garage Sale

Moving everything must go. Sat & Sun May 7 & 8, 9am-3pm. Rain or shine.

Sat. May 7 8am - 1pm 2336 132nd ST. Surrey

ANTIQUE FAIR Queens Park Arenex, 600 Eight St New West, May 22nd & 23rd, 2011 10am-5pm daily. Admission $2



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.


MESA PAINTING INTERIOR and EXTERIOR Quality work at reas rates.Free Estimates. Michael (cell) 604-724-7458 MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510


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.

Stone. Brick. Tile

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

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




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


~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates Member of Better Business Bureau


Vincent 543-7776


604-536-6620 FAMILY OWNED SINCE 1973 A FAST MOVING & CLEANING. Professional movers. *Garbage removal *Big/small. Insured, great rates. Free est. 778-888-9628

One of the many events to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Hyack Festival Association.

Fantastic finds, new items have been donated along with traditional garage sale finds.

3 crazy guys Group Sale, Classic Sale kids stuff, 3 fams. trash and treasure. 9 - 1 Sat May 7. no early birds. 13320 21st Ave

Proceeds go to Nite of Hope for Breast Cancer Research

BRIDGEVIEW FLEA MARKET Every Sunday, Year Round, 80 Vendors 7am-3pm, 11475-126a St. Sry. Info./Book Table 604-625-3208

Builder Retiring Sat. May 7th, 8am - 2pm 1662 - 146 St. S. Surrey Many tools for sale incl. Builder’s Level, Shop-Vac, Tile Saw, Roofing Gun & all other roofing tools. Garden tools, Garden wagon, Mahogany TV Wall Cabinet, etc.



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


B & B MOBILE SERVICES & SEMIAHMOO PAINTING ✯INSURED, WCB, LICENSED✯ Master in Quality & Service Re-paint & New Homes


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

LET MAKE A DEAL GARAGE SALE 16046 - 10 Ave. Sat. & Sun. May 7 & 8 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tools, toys, treasures, furniture,china & quality clothing

TIME FOR A NEW CAR? See’s Automotive Section in 800’s



Sat. May 7th, 9-NOON OVER 25 SEPARATE SALES! MAPS PROVIDED across the street from 7048 188 St.


OCEAN SURF PLACE CDS SALE (126 & 19th Ave) Sat. May 7th 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

Mr. Cleanup Disposal



Affordable Sid’s 1ton Moving & Clean-up. 10% Srs disc. W.R. owned since 86. Sid 604-727-8864

MILESTONE MOVING & DELIVERIES Big or Small. Safe & Reliable. Full Packing avail. 7 days/week. WCB Approved. Seniors Disc. First Time Specials

TOTAL BATHROOM RENO’S Ceramic Tile & Installations Laminate Floors Supply & Install Custom Design - 32 Yrs exp. 15% Discount for Seniors Call Pat 778-235-9888



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

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $







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



$38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 AT PANORAMA PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES. Jobs Small-Big, Res/Com 604-818-7801


RUBBISH REMOVAL Almost for free!

Running this ad for 7yrs


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




Call Ian 604-724-6373

GOT JUNK? Rubbish Removal 1-800-468-5865 Redeem this ad & Save $23

ESTATE SALE Sat. May 7, 8-2 5570 RUSSELL AVE. (Across from Peace Arch Hospital) Furn., antiques, clothes, plants, 6’ soaker tub, convertible Mustang, 4 bdrm. well maint. home on subdiv. lot $709,000.

WHITE ROCK FLEA MARKET ~ STAR OF THE SEA HALL ~ 15262 Pacific Ave., White Rock. Saturday, May 7th, 9 am ~ 2 pm

UNDER $400



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

GERMAN Shepherd pups, ckc reg. parents German bloodlines with no slope, exc temperament. $750. (604)796-3026. No sun calls


LAB RETRIEVER PUPS, yellow & black, $550. Vet check, quality lineage, dew claws, 1st shots, dewormed. (604)702-0217 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or PITT BULL puppy, 6 mo. old male, white chest, black, very friendly. $800. (778)858-1154 604-585-0277 PURE MALTESE pups, vet ✓, vac. dewormed, reg. father & grandparents. both working studs. Family raised. $750. 604-852-2478 SWISS mountain dog x pups ready May 17 family raised vet✓ first shot, dewormed. Lve msg 604-795-7662. VIZSLA PUPS, CKC reg’d, shots, guaranteed. $750. ph, 604-8192115 or email:


APPLIANCES Peace Arch Appliance Service to fridges, stoves, washers, dryers & dishwashers. Reasonable.

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


BORDER COLLIE PUPPIES P/B. Males $400, Vet chk, 1st shots Call 604-250-4360, 604-856-7975



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


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


WATER SALES Chlorine in Your Drinking Water ???

For pennies a litre; an in-line Water Filtration System that provides 50,000 litres of safe, clean, 100% Chlorine-Free tap water for you and your family. Absolutely no maintenace, no cartridges to change during 3-year warranty period. More affordable, convenient, and Environmentally Friendly than bottled water. For limited time, free installation & no HST. CALL BRUCE TODAY 778-994-9928





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.

SURREY. ESTATE SALE CALL 1-250-565-8553 523

UNDER $100

BINOCULARS, 35mm, New (604)536-5953

Simmons, 7 x & boxed, $90. as

SHEEPSKIN JACKET, mens, large, good quality, $95. (604)536-5953 BOXER PUPS, 3F/2M, fawn, p/b, $850. Ready may 30. Call (604)798-6669 chwk CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866


INVESTMENT PROPERTY (possible tax shelter) at Craigmyle, Alta (a half section) presently rented to a cow & calf operation. Asking $176,000. RANGELAND REAL ESTATE 1-403-854-4456


PEREGO TWIN STROLLER, new, $80. (604)536-5953


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


GERMAN Shepherd pups, 1st shots, males & females. Exc European bloodline. (604)997-2404

Call Mark (604)536-9092


A-1 Ceramics, Marble, Glass blocks etc. Install/Repair. Res./Comm. Free Est. 20 years exp. Peter’s Tile (604)209-0173

15660 - Thrift Ave. (corner of Thrift/Maple)

NEW TWIN bed purchased Sleep Country, moving must sell, $399 or best offer. 604-535-0734.

Chocolate CKC reg’d LAB pups, 1st shots, tattoo, view parents, H & E, ready now. $750. 604-533-3733



Sat., May 7th - 9am to 4pm


CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! Visit us at or call 1 (604)820-2977

Rob Kootnikoff

David Fast 604-536-5426

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

Annual 1 Day Only Perrenial Plant & Dhalia Tubers Sale



604-538-6278, 778-839-5034



“Right Tree - Right Location”

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

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!



Semiahmoo Tree Experts



Cul-de-sac Sale 2470 149A St. Sat. May 7, 9-2 Grandfather’s clock, household

ISA Certified Arbourist Fully Insured


Al’s Rubbish & Drywall Removal Phone: 604-531-4152 Cell: 604-783-5249 “We Can Do the Job” Best Deal DEMOLITION/RUBBISH Removal *concrete *drywall *stucco *trees *junk *etc. Ph: 604-354-4397


S Pruning S Removals S Hedge Trimming


A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

Peninsula Tree Preservation


A-OK PAINTING Forget the Rest Call The Best! Harry 604-617-0864

3 rooms for $269, 2 coats

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


Cell 604-317-7377 or Home 604-530-9109 Locally Owned/Operated POPEYE’S MOVING, Res. Comm. Free est. Serving Langley, White Rock. N. Delta. 604-626-6651 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240


D Topping D Pruning Hedges D Spiral Pruning ~ Fully Insured ~ 20 Years Experience ~ Senior Discount Call (778)554-8590


S. Surrey GARAGE/MOVING Sale 3513 149A St Sat/ May 7, 830 am to 2 pm TWIN Size, Wood SLEIGH Bed $200.00, Books, Kitchen Ware, Furniture, Baby clothing 12 to 36 months, Clothing size 4 to size 10. Wedding Dress size 8/10, $200. etc.


Specializing in interior & exterior quality repaints.

Interior/Exterior. FREE Estimates. Quality job. Fully insured - WCB Please call Sonly.

St. Marks Church


“Simply the best for less”


12953 - 20 Ave.

“Raising Funds for Women’s Education”

S. SURREY MULTI FAMILY GARAGE SALE Sat. May 7 9-1 Saint Martin’s Lane 15020-27A Ave behind PP Alliance church. Lots of parking on 150,151,27A

Call Andrew (778)868-3374

Eric 604 - 219-1513 604 - 576 - 5758

Saturday, May 7 9am to Noon


SAME DAY SERVICE Seniors Discount

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


S. Surrey GARAGE/MOVING Sale 3513 149A St Sat/ May 7, 830 am to 2 pm TWIN Size, Wood SLEIGH Bed $200.00, Books, Kitchen Ware, Furniture, Baby clothing 12 to 36 months, Clothing size 4 to size 10. Wedding Dress size 8/10, $200. etc.




furnishings, microwave, chairs, pictures, VHS videos & machines + more. Rain or shine

But Dead Bodies!!



Baby & toddler stuff, clothes, household goods, tools & furniture. Rain or shine

Haul Anything... 604.

GARAGE SALES P.E.O. SISTERHOOD GARAGE SALE Sat. May 7 8:00 am to 12 Noon 15451 Roper Ave.


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



RONALDO, 778-881-6478


GARAGE SALES 28th Annual Hyack Festival

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

Hayden Painting Solutions Ltd



UNDER $300

OFF WHITE SOFA - $295: Good cond. (604)538-9454 SOLID OAK Buffet & hutch - $275; (604)538-9454




1 level 1600 sq ft T.H. 2 BR 2 Bath 2 Car Gar, Adult Complex, Fleetwood area. 604-589-5633

BIRCH BAY Waterfront, low bank, 3 bdrm, $559,500 obo. Also bay front condo, 3 bdrm, $349,000 obo. Call: John 1-(360)332-8897.

WHITE ROCK Home on lge. sub. div. lot. 15570 Russell Ave. Lge. well maint. 4 bdrm. home with south facing backyard and workshop. H/W floors, Vallor gas f/p, oak mantle, jacuzzi tub and sep. downstairs ent. The lot is 23.87m x 39.84m and it has been pre-serveced for 2 lots. $709,000. 604-531-7052

Peace Arch News Friday, May 6, 2011 REAL ESTATE 626





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.




CRESCENT BEACH rancher 3 bdrm 2 bath 5 appls NS/NP avail immed. $1600/mo 604-541-4797 ..

WHITE ROCK area: Spac 1 bdrm & den suite. Walk to malls, bus, rest; large deck. In-ste lndry. $1200/mo incl gas. N/P, N/S. 604-531-9457.

EXQUISITE SANCTUARY Fabulous 2.26 private acres with creek in beautiful Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island. Enchanting 3600 sq.ft. 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom custom built 1995 home. Outstanding 57x40 shop with own bathroom, lots of parking. Features hardwood, tile throughout, custom cabinetry. Gas fireplaces, stove, heat and hot water; ensuite with soaker tub. Thinking of a life style change? Move to Vancouver Island. Even better, move to Port Alberni, the Salmon Capital of the World! Visit for more information on this “one of a kind” property. Asking $649,000 RE/MAX Mid Island Realty Port Alberni, B.C. John Stilinovic 250-724-4725 Toll Free 1-877-723-5660 JOBS: Whether you’re looking to find or fill a position, this is where your search begins. Call 604.575.5555


*SPECTACULAR* 4 bdrm South Facing Waterfront Vacation Home On Shuswap Lake! Lakeshore living At it’s Best! 101 ft frontage by 88 ft. Fabulous 180 - degree water view with tons of outdoor living space. VACATION HOME 1-1/2 Story - 1200 sq. ft. Upper level - 3 bdrms Main level - 1 large bdrm Main bathrm, Open floor Plan - dining rm, kitchen and front room with dbl patio door access to Large deck - over 700 sq. ft. Large floating wharf - 512 sq. ft. 2 buoys, Firepit BACKYARD: Storage shed, grassy play area & fenced kennel. Perfect getaway for your family & all your friends with loads of summer fun for everyone! 5052 Squilax Anglemont Rd. Celista, BC. Only $729,000

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

2 BEDROOM Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP Heat, hot water, & light included

Call 604-538-5337 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

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley



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.

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


WHITE ROCK. QUIET 1 bdrm apt main floor, exc loc. Heat/water/prkg incl. $780/mo + D.D. $390. N/S. N/P. June 1st. Ph: 778-788-6133.


$975 Langley-Bright Clean 1 bdrm w/den 1st flr condo. Modern kitchen, w/d, covered patio, own fenced yard, 2 yrs old. Avail now. n/p 604302-0390

Beautiful & Affordable Kiwanis Park Place 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.

Call 604-538-9669 for information or to visit. CHAMPLAIN MALL AREA. Accepting applications for small bachelor $380/mo & 1 bdrm, $424/mo in non profit senior housing. Cable & heat incl. Independent living for Seniors 65+ must qualify. N/P N/S. Avail. this summer. Please contact Nick 604-790-4012 or leave message.

CRESTWOOD MANOR 1321 Foster St. 1 bedroom $895/mo Bachelor $735/mo In well maintained, newly updated building. Heat, hot water and secured u/g parking stalls incl’d. No pets, no BBQ’s.

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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

White Rock Gardens & Bayview Chateau 14989 Roper Avenue & 1371 Blackwood St.

SENIOR’S HOUSING 55+ Bachelor’s suite, 8080 Yukon St, Vancouver. Self care. Income req. Must qualify. Call, 604-531-9100 or contact 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 SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK Fabulous 2 bdrm/2bath grnd level suite with patio. Steps to pool, hot tub, fireside lounge, movie screening room, games room and fitness centre - all in the complex! F/P, W/D, SS appli., sec. pkng. and walking distance to shopping & transit. $1,400 per mo - avail. June 1 - min 1 yr lease.

604-290-5673 WHITE ROCK - 1,200sf. 2 bdrm. + den, 2 bath, centrally located, walk to shops & transit, 2 secure prkg. n/p, n/s, granite, S/S appli, insuite lndry. H/W / tile / carpet, roof top deck, Now $1580/mo(604)857-8919 WHITE ROCK

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

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PROPERTY Rentals Have Qualified Tenants Need Homes Townhouses/Condos S. Sry. #110, 2855-152nd. 2 bdrm, 2 bath h/w granite, grd floor. N/S. Cat ok. $1350. S. Sry. #27, 15233-34th Ave. 2 bdrm + flex rm. 2 bathrm. At the Sundance. N/P. June 1. $1600. S.Sry. #52, 2689 Parkway. 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath townhome, Allure. N/S. N/P. $1800. S. Sry. #155, 16275-15th Ave. Lge bright 2 bdrm & den, 2.5 baths, basic cable incl. $1900. S. Sry. #317, 1787-154th. 3 bdrms, 2 baths. N/S N/P. Avial May 1. $2,000. 604-535-8080 Plus! Full pictures & info. on our website

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

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S. LANGLEY 4 bdrm exec style w/ bsmt, very lrg rec/rm, h/w flrs, 4 car grg, 4.2 acres very priv. too much to list. Great for home business. NS, a/c. $3150/mo: 604-313-0284 S. Surrey. 3500 s/f. 5 bdrms, 3½ bths. CDS. N/P. N/S. Avail June 14 $2800 water incl. 604-916-1659.


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


BEAUTIFUL coach house, all new reno, stunning ocean view, private estate, 1br+den, $1800 June1, 604531-4804


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.


1998 CADILLAC CATERA - 135K, 4 dr. auto, leather, loaded, local, new tires / brakes, runs great, $2300obo. Must See 778.895.4260 2000 MONTE CARLO SS, fully loaded, black with black lthr. int. 3.8 V6, exc. cond. $5495 604-465-0044 2001 PONTIAC MONTANA 137,000km. Runs great, auto. $3600. obo (604)535-8940 2004 BUICK LASABRE, cloth int, 148K, show room cond, private, $7900 obo. 604-593-5072. 2004 CAVALIER, 4 door, 5/spd, AirCared, 80,000 km., $2,500 obo. Phone 604-930-4650

MALE NEEDS ROOM to share in W.Rock/S.Sry. Vegetarian, NS/ND Can pay upto $100-$150/week. Call Brad 604-454-7548 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.

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



2 BR Furnished Basement Suite May 2011, 850$.1 Living Room, 604-996-6862.17712-101A Ave. Surrey BC V4N5V8 OCEAN PARK - 1 bdrm bsmt suite $900/mo inc all utils. PVR & movie channels. Shr laundry & hot-tub. Rent negotiable for light yardwork. Avail. now. (604)535-3009 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 PANORAMA 56/145. Bachelor suite $450. 1 bdrm. $550. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-861-1779. S. SURREY. 1 Bdrm. Quiet mature adult. Priv entry garden lvl to patio w/mtn view. Gas f/p, h/w flrs, prkg, shrd W/D. $800 incl utils. NS/NP. Avail immed. 604-531-2677. SURREY, 12659-61B. 1 bdrm bsmt suite. N/S. N/P. Avail now. $550. NS/NP. Phone 604-765-0764. SURREY/Panorama area 2 bdrm bsmt ste, NP/NS. Incl cable, hydro, lndry.$675. Immed. 604-599-8030 WHITE ROCK, 1164 ELM ST. 1 bdrm suite. Single, quiet person. Heat, h/w and ldry incl. N/S. N/P. $725/mo. 604-538-1630. WHITE ROCK, 1/bdrm bsmt suite. 1/2 blk from beach. Quiet person. $750/mo. incl util. Shr W/D. Avail Immed. n/s, n/p. (604)536-6382 WHITE ROCK: 2 bdrm suite, (2 Ave & 173 St) incl utils/cable/wifi insuite laundry, dishwasher. No smoking or pets. $1000. Rick - 604-595-1313 WHITE ROCK clean bright 1 bdrm bsmt ste in family home. Suit 1 quiet person. $700 incl utils Cls to bus NS/NP. 604-538-7556



OCEAN VIEW - short term rental, Furnished, 2 bdrm, 1200 sq. ft. Hardwood throughout. $2500/mo. Call Shaun O’Shea (604)531-1111 WHITE ROCK. FULLY furn. 2 rms studio, 180 view, private, patio, prk, NS/NP, $895/mth. 604-535-4084. WHITE ROCK, Ocean view, nr. beach, cozy 3 bdrm, main flr, deck, F/P, W/D, June 1st. NS/NP. $1350 + 1/2 utils. Call 604-469-9449.



1974 VW Beetle. Orange. Totally restored. Documents avail. $8000 obo. 604-855-5019 for details.



Houses, Townhomes, Condo’s & Suites

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1993 NISSAN ULTIMA - Aircared, 4dr, auto, 4 cyl, a/cond, c/d, runs great $800 obo. Call 604-593-0377 2003 G35 Infinity, 2 dr, 7 speed, grey, leather interior, fully loaded. $21,000 obo. (604)930-8883 2003 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE, auto, 1 owner, 95K, silver, black leather, mint cond, $6400, (778)889-3560.



WHITE ROCK panoramic ocean view semi detached, balcony, 1 bdrm NS/NP Suit 1 person June 1. $820 incl cble/util. 604-536-1111



1992 Mazda Van - auto, 4 cyl. stereo, regular servicing, aircared, gd cond. $899/obo. 604-531-5094. 1997 RANGER XLT super cab, 4 X 2, 1 owner, loaded, extras. $3,500. Phone (604)463-2507 1998 FORD 150 P/U, long box, 4 X 4, fully loaded, air cared, $4,500 obo. Phone 604-615-7408 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 2005 FORD F-150 XLT TRITON CREW CAB Auto, Air, PBrakes,PLocks, PWindows, CD, Cruise $11,500.00 604-996-5120 2005 GMC SIERRA, 2 whl dr, 6 cyl. 86K. White. New tires, longbox, alloy wheels. $8750. 778-868-9173. 2008 DODGE RAM 3500. Crew cab, long box, full load, s. roof, leather, 96K. $29,860 obo. 604836-5931





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 SEAGUL 3 h.p. out board motor $300. (604)687-4305 WANTED TO BUY 10’ or 12’ aluminum cartop boat with or without motor & trailer. Call 604-240-9681.

2006 SUZUKI Boulevard 11,000 kms. Pearl baby blue, many extras chrome. $5700. 778-235-9888.



2003 Dodge Diesel, standard, 58,000kms. & 26’ Jayco 5th wheel. 12’ slide. $30,000 (604)599-9043 2006 25’ TRAVEL TRAILER, sleeps 6, slide out, exc. cond. $14,900. Tom (604)531-2984 2006 NORTHSHORE 30 FT Travel trailer, 36” dble slides, bunk units, fully loaded $24,000. 604-824-8970 2007 CHEROKEE Lite 18DD, sleeps 7, Tub, shower, Micro, A/c. $10,500: 604-596-0275



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I Sheri Mountain formerly of Croft Agencies Ltd. TAKE NOTICE that as of April 30, 2011, I am no longer assoicated with Croft Agencies or its operations.

NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on May 14, 2011 at White Rock / Surrey U-Lock, 15028 32nd Avenue, in the city of Surrey, B.C., Province of British Columbia the undersigned White Rock / Surrey U-Lock will sell the personal property heretofore stored with the undesigned by: ALL ITEMS WILL BE SOLD OFF SITE AT PUBLIC AUCTION. INTERESTED BUYERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BUY ITEMS AT WHITE ROCK / SURREY U-LOCK MINI STORAGE LTD. Tenant: GEORGE OYSTRYK Locker # 1102B Tenant: DAVE DEWOLF Locker # 2126C Tenant: MEGHAN SIEMS Locker # 2249B Tenant: HAL SCHMIDT Locker # 2435C Tenant: JENNIFER FORREST Locker # 7525E

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

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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



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WHITE ROCK, 1420 sq. ft. main floor, 2 bdrm., 2 baths, huge kit. with dining area & den. All appl., N/S N/P. Fenced garden, very priv., quiet street + 320 sq. ft. gar. Close to hospital, schools, shopping. $1395 mo. util. extra. Avail. June 1. Jan 604-603-8557, take a virtual tour at #123081

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1998 Audi A4 quattro, V6, 5spd, 317KM. $3000 obo. 250-307-1215.





1992 GEO METRO, good condition $1600. Call: (604)607-0519.




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.

WHITE ROCK: Furn 1 bdrm & den. TV, priv bth. Fridge, shr w/d, d/w. Nr bus & beach. Very priv. $600 all incl. Phone (604)536-7247.

WHITE ROCK - Central Location Spacious 1 bdrm on top floor, Adult oriented. Heat, h.water, u/g parking incl. N/P, N/S. Refs. $775/mo. Avail. June 1st. 604-808-6601




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lifestyles Refreshments.To register, call Praise May 7 at 7 p.m. Info, 604538-5221 or South Surrey Community Policing at 604-599-7810. ■ Fraser Valley Quilters’ Guild ■ Zimbabwe Gecko Society three-day show, Piece to Peace, is accepting useful items for starts May 13 from 10 a.m. a garage sale fundraiser May to 5 p.m. at George Preston 13 between 5 and 9 p.m. To Recreation Centre, 20699 42 donate, email Ave. in Langley. jackieneufeld@ Admission $5, men or are free. Info, www. mariebeaudette@ ■ Health and ■ Friends of Wellness Fair Semiahmoo May 13 from 11 Bay Society a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christina Place, Shorekeepers training May 20 1183 Maple St., from 6:30 to 10 p.m. featuring speakers, at White Rock Elementary, 1273 entertainment by the Square Fir St. RSVP to Sharon Jones at Pegs and a barbecue lunch. 541-4663. ■ Surrey’s fifth annual ■ Mature drivers workshop Environmental Film Festival May May 13 from 10 a.m. to noon 20 at SFU Surrey Theatre 2600, at Semiahmoo Library meeting featuring a screening of The room, 1815 152 St. Reduce Clean Bin Project. risk and improve driving. Free.

Friday ■ A Tribute to New York – featuring performances of Semiahmoo Secondary jazz musicians’ best songs of the year – May 6 at 7 p.m. at the school. Dessert and coffee included. $5. ■ Hospital auxiliary Bake and Goody Sale May 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Peace Arch Hospital lobby. ■ Mother’s Day Spa Party May 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. Receive a mini-facial, experience a skincare line with no chemical preservatives and learn about nutrition for your skin and body. To reserve, email jackiebaron@ or call 604-562-5702. ■ Proclamation – the reading of God’s word aloud, in public and in its entirety – runs to May 6. Readings held daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, ending in Festival of

Saturday ■ Candlelight Tribute, in honour of all who have served and continue to serve for peace and freedom, May 7 at 4:45 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park, 14831 28 Ave. The public is invited to light a candle in silent tribute. Candles will be placed on veterans gravesites/cenotaphs. Info, 604374-2232. ■ FENtastic Wetlands May 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Serpentine Wildlife Management Area, 44 Avenue and King George Boulevard. Discover wildlife in the area, the fen’s special features and why they are important. Hosted by White Rock and Surrey Naturalists. ■ Flea Market fundraiser May 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 15262 Pacific Ave. Presented by Knights of Columbus. Admission, 25 cents.

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 15318 20 Ave. Hot Saturday dogs, perogies, coffee and tea. ■ Free Day Camp for Grieving Children ■ Proclamation – the reading of God’s ages seven to 12, May 7 from 9 a.m. to word aloud, in public and in its entirety 2:30 p.m. Presented by White Rock South – ends in Festival of Praise May 7 at 7 Surrey Hospice Society. Info, 604-531p.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church. 7484. A free-will offering for Canadian Bible ■ Habitat enhancement to restore Society will be taken. Info, 604-538-5221 Chantrell Park to its natural or state May 7 at 10 a.m. at ■ South Fraser Commu139A Street and 22 Avenue. nity Gospel Choir Spring Help remove invasive Concert May 7 at 2 p.m. at plants and litter and plant Sunnyside United Church, native species. Dress 15630 24 Ave., featuring for the conditions. Bring gospel music accompanied gloves. by a gospel band, and ■ Nature Tea Party May special guest performers. 7 at Surrey Nature Centre, Admission by donation. 14255 96 Ave., from 10 a.m. ■ South Surrey Garden to 1 p.m. Treat your mom to Club Plant Sale May 7 from 9 a.m. to a special celebration for Mother’s Day. noon at St. Mark’s Church, 12953 20 Ave. Decorate cookies, enjoy nature-inspired ■ Southridge Country Fair May 7 from tea and walk a nature trail. Drop in. Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school, 2656 160 St., featuring clothing, toys, antiques, Info, 604-502-6065. hanging flower baskets, food, games and ■ Plant Sale supporting South Fraser family activities. Women’s Services Society May 7 from

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lifestyles Sunday ■ Mother’s Day Dinner/Dance May 8 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Elks Hall, 1469 George St., featuring the big band music of Third Stage. Dinner/dance, $30; dance only, $10. Info, 604-538-4016 or ■ Mother’s Day Tea and Osteoporosis Fundraiser with a show by the Vaudevillians May 8 at 2:30 p.m. at Christina Place, 1183 Maple St. Guest, MLA Gordon Hogg. For tickets ($10) call 604-541-4663. ■ Dog-friendly Adoption Day May 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dog Utopia Daycare and Spa, 8-15531 24 Ave., with A Better Life Dog Rescue. Silent auction, 50/50, raffle, bake sale, nail trimming by donation and games for dogs. Auction donations sought. Info, 604-7713021.

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■ White Rock and District Garden Club meeting May 10 at 2 p.m. at Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Dr. Learn about perennials. New members welcome. Info, 604538-0496.


■ Community Builders. Choose from four sessions: music; experience peace through meditation and coping skills; Firstlight Sue Monk Kidd book study; and mindful communication to dissolve conflict and transform agreements. All are welcome. Free. May 11, 18 and 25 at 7 p.m. at Crescent United Church. For more information, call 604Monday 535-0723. ■ Authors on the Peninsula Series ■ Owl Prowl May 11 from 7 to 8:30 presents Sam Wharton May 9 at 7 p.m. p.m. at Bear Creek Park Pavilion, 88 at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Avenue and King George Boulevard. Ave., featuring a slide show on the making OWL Rehabilitation Society will introduce of James Bond and a reading from Ignorant Armies, the live owls and lead a guided walk. Everyone welcome. second novel in the Jonathan Hare series. Registration Pre-registration required. Call 604-502-6065. Hosted by required. Info, 604-541-2201. Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture. ■ South Surrey/White Rock Art Society meeting May 9 at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Church Hall, 1480 George St. Guest speaker, Tony O’Regan. ■ BC Parkinson Society support meeting – for those loving with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and family – May 9 at 1:30 p.m. at Christina Place in White Rock. ■ Mature Driving workshops May 16 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at White Rock Community Centre. Update

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Home values continue to rise in Canada. Royal LePage House Price Survey reports first quarter gains. The average price of a home in Canada increased between 3.5 and 4.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2011, according to a Royal LePage House Price Survey released last month. “The rate at which Canadian homes are appreciating may well have peaked for the next year or so,” says Phil Soper, president and chief executive of Royal LePage Real Estate Services. “We expect house prices will continue to creep up, but most of the excess demand created by the initial drop in house rates has been satisified.” Soper expects the n umber of house listings to rise, and says that low single-digit percentages are likely to continue for the rest of the year.

In the first quarter of 2011, Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax experienced significant price gains compared to the same period in 2010, which Royal LePage contributes to favourable regional demographic shifts and a healthy local economy. “Canada’s real estate market has maintained momentum coming out of 2010, indicating that the post-recession recovery is continuing,” says Soper. He states that while the slow pace of improving employment levels has tempered the housing market somewhat, Vancouver is an exception. “Foreign buyers, particularly from China, are driving demand in select mid-to-high priced markets, and driving up the regional average reported home prices at a surprising pace,” he says.

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Outlook reaches out to young families by Colin Oswin

Potential homebuyers have a chance to get in on the ground floor of a burgeoning community at Royale Properties’ Outlook development. Located in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood, Outlook is nestled in the middle of parks, pubs and big-box shopping – and Outlook sales manager Tucker McClean says even more amenities are on the way. “Everything is within walking distance,” he says. “It’s a really nice little nook here.” In addition to Willoughby’s alreadyexisting attractions, McClean says young families will appreciate the community park and elementary

school going up right next door to Outlook. “You can basically watch your children walk to school from your balcony,” he says.

The school is scheduled to be open for business by fall 2012. Inside, homeowners will find tall, nine-foot ceilings on the main floor. Moving upstairs, the master and secondary bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings in select homes (Outlook has six different home layouts, ranging from 1,227 to 1,785 sq. feet), as well as loop-pile carpeting. Living, dining and family rooms feature wide-plank teak or wenge laminate floors, and electric fireplaces are available in certain home styles.

Home buyers can choose from two different designer colour schemes – magnolia or chestnut. In the kitchen, buyers will find designer-selected granite countertops, double-basin sinks and flat panel cabinets in Tatami Kuiimu or Studio Teak. A full suite of designer stainless steel appliances comes standard, with a 18.7 cubic foot fridge, 30-inch self-clean range, a built-in microwave above the continued on page 7


utlook is nestled in the middle of parks, pubs and shopping, with even more amenities to come.

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Homebuyers at Royale Properties’ Outlook can choose between two designer colour schemes, magnolia or chestnut. Each home includes wideplank teak or wenge laminate floors, and nine-foot ceilings on the main floor.

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Spacious decks perfect for entertaining continued from page 5

range and a five-level dishwasher. Bathrooms feature walk-in showers, porcelain tile backsplashes, 12 by 24-inch tile floors, deep soaker tubs and even an oversized rain shower head. “It’s little touches like that that go above and beyond,” McClean says. All Outlook homes also have a powder room to add that extra bit of flexibility for families where mirror time is at a premium. “Just to have a small powder room makes it easier and more convenient,” McClean says. And out back, home buyers will find big, spacious decks – perfect for entertaining guests in the summertime. “For me, these are some of the largest decks I’ve seen in a townhome,” McClean says. Outlook will have 102 homes when the development is complete. It’s already halfway done, with Phase 3 nearly sold out and Phase 4 coming soon. Nearly 20 units are occupied. Outlook homes start at $304,900. For more information, visit www.outlookliving. com or call 604-888-8778.

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