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Flight path: MP Russ Hiebert’s emailed response last week to the Peace Arch News to questions concerning his family-travel expenses has not calmed a deluge of readers’ comments regarding cost and class.  see page 7

Motherhood issue unites hopeful parents

District to address safety

School fence impales boy’s arm

A most puzzling concept Tracy Holmes

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orrayne Norris always wanted to be a mother. As a child, she dreamed of the day, of how she would do nice things with her children. She never imagined she wouldn’t be able to get pregnant. Her own mother had no trouble conceiving, and all four of her siblings are parents. “I was always going to be a mother,” Norris said. Now 38 and into her sixth year of trying to do just that, the South Surrey woman describes her unexplained infertility as one of the most infuriating diagnoses ever. “It means… they don’t understand why you’re not getting pregnant.” ACCORDING to online statistics, infertility affects about one in six North American couples. Causes can range from irregular ovulation and endomytriosis to low sperm count or clogged fallopian tubes. Regardless what is behind the  see page 2

Tracy Holmes Staff Reporter

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Lorrayne Norris (left) visits with Glenna Owen and daughters Elizabeth, 2, and five-week-old Claire.

A 10-year-old boy was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday after he impaled his arm on a chainlink fence at H.T. Thrift Elementary. Surrey firefighters were called to the 1739 148 St. school at 12:15 p.m. June 5. The boy, a Grade 4 student at the school, was injured as he went to retrieve a ball from a fenced-off garden area on the grounds. He had reportedly been playing with a friend, bouncing a ball against an exterior wall of the school, when the ball went astray. “From what I understand, the ball went over the fence, he climbed over the fence to get it and then on the way back... he slipped and the bar that was at the top of the gate impaled from his elbow into his arm about three or four inches,” Battalion Chief Gerry Wilson said Monday. The boy was dangling by his arm from the fence. A man who was in the area and saw what happened held the injured student up until fire crews arrived and cut him down, Wilson said.  see page 4

Defence counsel questions Delta officer who arrested Berner

‘No reasonable suspicion’ for breathalyzer Dan Ferguson Black Press

Carol Berner driver

On June 19, 2008, one month after the crash that killed four-year-old Alexa Middelaer, senior Delta Police Department officers met with Const. Sarah Swallow to discuss her actions the day of the crash. Swallow had been a police officer for nine months at the time she was called to the scene of the May 17, 2008 crash in South Delta, Surrey Provincial Court

Judge Peder Gulbranson heard Monday, during testimony at the trial of the woman who was driving the car that struck and killed Alexa. The impact also seriously injured the tot’s aunt, Daphne Johanson. The pair had been feeding a horse at the side of the road when they were hit. Swallow was the first officer on the scene, the one who arrested and charged Carol Berner. The notes from the June 19 meet-

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ing show it was called to “discuss in detail concerns with Const. Swallow,” according to David Tarnow, the lawyer defending Berner on multiple charges of impaired driving and dangerous driving. Tarnow wants the judge to exclude evidence from the officer, arguing Swallow did not have “reasonable suspicion” to carry out a blood-alcohol breath test on his client and Berner should not have been detained in the back of Swal-

low’s police cruiser. Last week, as Alexa’s parents, Michael and Laurel – who is a Southridge School principal – listened, the court heard Berner failed when she blew into a hand-held unit at the scene. The roadside screening device is designed to fail anyone who blows above 100 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood. The legal limit is 80. She passed two more tests at DPD  see page 4

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‘Vast majority grieve this alone’ associated with infertility.  from page 1 She and her husband have difficulty getting pregnant, spent about $15,000 on the the journey is both medical side of trying to get challenging and isolating, pregnant. Norris said. And then there’s the “The vast majority of alternative treatments – people grieve this alone,” she acupuncture, herbs, special said, describing the shame diets and more. many people feel at being Both Norris and Owen also Contributed photo unable to conceive. tried “dirt tea,” a repulsive A petri dish from artist Terry A lack of understanding Nurmi’s show, ‘inconceivable.’ brew that tastes like dirt by those unaffected by but is touted by Chinese infertility makes it that much medicine practitioners to harder for those who need it improve odds of conception. to seek out and find support, she said. Norris has been sharing her journey with But Norris aims to change all that. all of the above since November – the fifth “I just hope to build awareness. I want anniversary of her first attempt to conceive people to know about infertility and have – at www.dirtteaforayear.com a little bit of understanding of how hard it She and Owen also participated in is to walk through when it’s something you a recent art exhibit – Terry Nurmi’s really want.” ‘inconceivable’ – for which women were To that end, and as part of her own invited to create petri-dish collages of their journey, Norris set out to create a support infertility experiences. network for people in the South Surrey/ Helping other women through the White Rock area. She wanted to help others infertility journey has been in the same situation; create ❝The (comment) we all healing, Norris said. a safe place for them to And while she can feel learn, share and grieve. hate the most is, ‘Just herself slowly coming to Many topics are covered relax, it’ll happen.’ It’s like terms with her infertility, at the Thursday meetings at telling someone to relax she’s not ready to give up on Ocean Park Library, from the treatments couples are and they won’t get cancer.❞ becoming a mother. “I have moments where I undergoing in the hopes Glenna Owen can imagine childlessness... of getting pregnant to the but I know I wouldn’t be a happy 60-yearfrustration felt when others more fertile old,” she said. offer their insights to the problem. “I’ve heard all the comments,” said Glenna Owen, who co-leads the group with Norris. THE LOCAL support group has about 11 “The one we all hate the most is, ‘Just relax, members, the majority of whom are still it’ll happen.’ It’s like telling someone to relax going through infertility treatments. Owen said she is not the only success and they won’t get cancer.” story, noting one member recently became Owen, who is also a South Surrey pregnant with twins. resident, spent five years – and more than But it doesn’t change the fact the journey $30,000 – trying to get pregnant. She finally of infertility is a trying one, and one that is conceived through invitro fertilization, more common than most can conceive. and gave birth to her second daughter in “The one thing you think should be the April, using embryos that were taken at the most natural, easiest thing to do in the same time as those that resulted in her first world is to have a baby,” Owen said. daughter. In effect, the girls were conceived “I just couldn’t believe that with all the at the same time, but born two years apart. science, I couldn’t have a baby.” Owen’s success offers others struggling For more information on the group, call with infertility hope, Norris said. 778-228-6595 or email fvi.support@telus.net Norris can also attest to the expense

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news Volunteer committee to use research from abandoned ‘Island of White Rock’ project

Branding of White Rock back on table Hannah Sutherland Staff Reporter

The City of White Rock is still in search of its identity, and has decided to take a grassroots approach in finding it. Council approved a recommendation at its Monday meeting to invite interested individuals to apply to be a member of a steering committee, which would make recommendations to council on developing an image for the city. City manager Peggy Clark said the committee, comprising approximately six members, would review

background work done in 2007 by a consultant hired by the city to help define what makes White Rock unique. The city used a $70,000 Union of BC Municipalities grant to hire California-based firm Whisper, which presented a report in July 2008 that proposed the waterfront be marketed as “Silver Beach.” Other suggestions – such as calling the city “the Island of White Rock” – proved unpopular with many, and council decided not to accept the recommendations. “However, the consultant did a

lot of background work prior to coming up with the logo, and that work may be of value in terms of starting this process again,” Clark said, noting the city has been looking at branding since 2004. “The steering committee would review this background research and come forward to council with a recommendation on how to proceed, if that’s what they felt was necessary, or if they felt more research should be done, or how the process should unfold from there.” Clark said a request will be made for individuals from various back-

grounds who are interested “We’re very fortunate to in volunteering on the have him come to White Rock City Hall and offer steering committee, and resumés will be reviewed his services to us for the beginning phases of this “almost like a jury selection.” project, which I think is a White Rock resident Chris very important building block as we move forward Thornley, president of a communications company, in council with setting a vision for the city and has volunteered to lead the Chris Thornley group, she added. repositioning ourselves volunteer as the place that we are. Mayor Catherine Ferguson said Thornley comes “We’re not promoting with a strong record, having ourselves as well as we need to be, worked on recent rebranding for and this is one of the ways we can the City of Surrey and Sources. start doing that.”

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Members of the Surrey RCMP Emergency Response Team are called to Cloverdale Monday.

Standoff in Cloverdale Jennifer Lang Black Press

A six-hour-long armed standoff in downtown Cloverdale ended peacefully Monday evening when a man believed to be armed and wanted on a Canada-wide warrant gave himself up. The takedown ended after drawing throngs of onlookers and involving dozens of police from across the Lower Mainland. The sight of snipers, dog squads and an armoured vehicle stationed on main street had observers wondering if a film crew was in the area, but those who gathered quickly realized an ongoing police incident was underway. The incident began Monday afternoon when police entered at the White Hotel to investigate a theft. Earlier in the day, at least two other people were taken from the hotel, an old apartanother pedestrian. According to police reports, the truck rolled over the bike’s rear A White Rock woman suffered tire and partially over the woman’s minor injuries Monday when she was knocked off her bicycle as she leg, said Const. Kenn Meglic. The driver, a 43-year-old Surrey crossed 24 Avenue in a marked resident, told police the crosswalk. cyclist darted in front of Police were called his vehicle. The cyclist to the 15300-block claimed the amber lights of 24 Avenue were still flashing when around 10:45 a.m. she crossed. June 7. Meglic said the bottom The woman, 51, editorial@peacearchnews.com line is motorists must suffered minor yield to pedestrians. scratches and “Especially in a crosswalk,” he bruising to her left leg when she said. “You have to give rightwas struck by an eastbound Ford of-way for an occupied space pickup that had stopped at the in the roadway, especially for a pedestrian-activated crossing for

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ment building with five rental suites upstairs. “The police came to my door and asked to use my window to get on the roof,” resident Natalie Stack told Black Press, noting that when they came back a half hour later carrying guns, they whisked her out of the building to safety. “Apparently there is a gentlemen with a gun up there and he’s really stoned on drugs and he’s threatening to shoot anybody who comes near,” Stack said. The man was believed to be armed and dangerous, Insp. Randall Marquardt of the RCMP told reporters Monday. “I do want to emphasize that there is no danger to the public,” he said. Police cordoned off the 5700 block of 176 Street, evacuating 65 students from the Cloverdale Learning Centre and locking down area businesses, including the Cloverdale Legion.

pedestrian or cyclist.” Anyone who witnessed the incident who hasn’t spoken with police is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502.

Death not suspicious A 40-year-old man was discovered dead in a 2005 Infiniti G35 sports car early Tuesday morning. The car was found in a ditch on Colebrook Road in South Surrey east of 152 Street. Surrey RCMP said foul play did not appear to be involved. An investigator from the coroner’s office attended the scene. The area was cordoned off to traffic for several hours until the

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Intruder takes beer A report of a suspicious person in a South Surrey seniors’ residence sent police to King George Boulevard early Sunday.

A dog team was brought in around 3 a.m. to track a male who was seen in the building. Police also set up a perimeter around the 2500 block in an attempt to locate the suspect. It is unclear when or how he entered the facility, which offers independent and assisted-living accommodation. The dog tracked the male out of the building toward King George, but lost the trail after that, Const. Kenn Meglic said. Roadblocks also failed to locate the perpetrator. There were no reports of injury at the care home, however, a small quantity of beer was determined stolen, Meglic said.


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Final reading for Epta plan The Epta proposal received final adoption from White Rock council Monday, after completing an amenity agreement with the city. The project – originally a seniors-oriented development – includes a mixed-use rental residential/commercial building (10.6 metres high) along Johnston Road and a residen-

tial building (48.7 metres) along George Street. According to a planning report, the city’s density bonus policy requires amenity contribution in the amount of $20 per squaremetre floor area for commercial and multi-unit residential projects in the Town Centre. “The applicants have now satisfied the development pre-req-

uisite requirements for completion and registration of amenity agreement in accordance with city density bonus requirements,” planning and development director Paul Stanton stated in his report to council. “The zoning amendment bylaw and development permit can therefore now proceed for final approvals.” – Hannah Sutherland

Exclude wine testimony: defence  from page 1 headquarters later in the day. During his questioning of Swallow, Tarnow suggested the June meeting was called to “fix the problem” of procedural mistakes by a junior officer in a high-profile case that was under political pressure to get results. “I remember them going over with me why I did what I did,” was all Swallow would say. “C’mon, officer Swallow,” Tarnow said. Tarnow took issue with the officer’s claim that she put Berner in the back of her police cruiser because it was hot out and her car had air conditioning. “You just made that up, didn’t you?” Tarnow said. “You weren’t concerned about her comfort, ma’am.” Swallow stuck by her story. Tarnow complained that Swallow did not read Berner her rights before placing her in the

Without the admission, there back seat of the cruiser, where the doors lock from the outside would have been no legal grounds and Berner would be unable to for such a test because Berner did not smell of alcohol, and leave. “Did Ms. Berner have had no trouble walking or speaking clearly, Taran opportunity to leave at any junction?” Tarnow argued. Following the testinow said. “No,” the officer mony by Swallow and responded. the Delta officer who conducted a later test Tarnow challenged Swallow’s decision to that showed Berner was below the legal limit, the administer the breathalcohol test at the scene Alexa Middelaer trial was adjourned until this morning (Wednesthat indicated Berner victim day), when Tarnow and was over the legal limit. prosecutor Kim Wendel Swallow testified that while Berner was sitting in the are to make arguments on the cruiser, she admitted to the admissibility of the evidence. If the judge rules there were no police officer that she had consumed two glasses of wine before reasonable grounds to suspect Berner had been drinking, he the crash. But the officer did not record could exclude the results of the that conversation even though test administered at the scene, a she had a portable recorder and decision that would reduce the had used it to tape other conver- likelihood of an impaired-driving conviction. sations that day, Tarnow said.

Boy expected to make full recovery similar injuries on district prop- take student safety and children’s  from page 1 safety very seriously,” Strachan The boy was taken to hospital erties in the future, he said. “The school and the district said. with the piece of fence embedded in his arm. He underwent surgery, and is expected to make a full recovery. “It just sort of went at White Rock Beach into the flesh area of the arm and that was • Wed., June 9 • Thurs., June 10 • Fri., June 11 • Sat., June 12 it. From what I under- TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. TIME Ht./m Ht./ft. stand, I don’t think there 01:40 3.9 12.8 02:07 3.9 12.8 02:40 3.9 12.8 03:21 3.9 12.8 was any broken bones or 09:55 0.9 3.0 10:29 0.5 1.6 11:06 0.2 0.7 11:46 0.0 0.0 any real main arteries or veins cut,” he said. “Very 18:07 3.7 12.1 18:45 4.0 13.1 19:21 4.3 14.1 19:57 4.4 14.4 21:51 3.5 11.5 22:59 3.6 11.8 23:58 3.6 11.8 lucky.” The school district’s Doug Strachan described Wed. • JYSK Linen & Furniture • Thrifty Foods • Cobs Bread* • Rona* • Prospect Media* the incident as a “freak • Mark's Work Wearhouse* • Canadian Tire* • Visions Electronics* • ABC Restaurant* accident.” The district’s Flyers • Home Depot* • Sunbury Cedar* • Einstein Computers Services* facilities’ crew will be FLYERS, PLEASE CALL DISTRIBUTION DEPARTMENT AT 604-538-7660 * Not distributed in all areas areas. reviewing what happened IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVEE THE ABOVE FLYERS to determine if anything can be done to prevent

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Top cop remains upbeat Jeff Nagel Black Press

Gangland killings have eased and new strategies to reform repeat criminals are continuing to pay major dividends, according to B.C.’s top RCMP officer. Pacific Region Deputy Commissioner Gary Bass gave an optimistic outlook of policing in the province in a recent wide-ranging interview with Black Press. He acknowledged much public attention is focused on the pending release of findings of the Braidwood Inquiry into the death of Robert Dziekanski, who died after being tasered at Vancouver airport in 2007. Bass said an ongoing string of high-profile cases of officer misconduct is not reflective of the broader force, nor does it signal an upswing in such incidents. For the past year, he said, the RCMP has shifted to a policy of “proactively” announcing cases where officers have been arrested or charged with crimes. “We’re being more open about it,” he said, adding the force has been under “significant stress” but he sees better days ahead. Fewer gang-linked murders so far this

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Pacific Region Deputy Commissioner Gary Bass has an optimistic outlook on policing in B.C. year compared to last year is one area of improvement. “We’re seeing fewer open air kind of shootings,” Bass said. “That’s not to say we’re not getting drive-by shootings, we are. But we’re not getting the numbers of confrontational shootouts that we were.” He said longerterm gains depend on education and preventing youth from getting involved in organized crime. More significant, Bass said, is the decline in overall crime rates. “It’s beyond all expectations,” Bass said. “The stats are down consistently.” The RCMP now employs more than 110 crime analysts to harvest patterns using databases. They help

track prolific offenders, predict crime and decide how to deploy officers. Police closely watch the most prolific criminals after they’re released from prison. The per capita rate of car thefts is down 55 per cent in RCMP’s B.C. detachments from their peak in 2004. Break-and-enters are also down by about 38 per cent since 2004 on a per capita basis. Bass said further gains are coming by partnering with other social agencies to help offenders kick drugs, find housing and get assistance they need. Those trials of integrated prolific offender management are underway in six cities – Kamloops, Prince George, the Capital Regional

District, Surrey, Nanaimo and Williams Lake. He confirmed negotiations are now underway with the B.C. government over the renewal of the RCMP contract in B.C., which expires after 2012. Attorney General Mike de Jong and NDP critic Mike Farnsworth have recently said it would be cheaper for B.C. to continue using the RCMP. Bass also addressed the calls for a regional police force that puts the Lower Mainland’s patchwork of RCMP detachments and municipal police forces under the same uniform and structure. He said several existing integrated policing teams targeting gangs are being merged to ensure an improved approach. He noted many cities prefer their own police to a regional force. Directing a single regional police force would be a challenge, he said, since it would answer to as many as two dozen different mayors and city councils. “Different communities want different things,” he said. “You can’t really talk police regionalization until you talk political regionalization. That’s the reality.”

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here were more than 4,000 hospital visits due to ATV-related injuries in 2004/05, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Children younger than 16 years of age account for almost one-third of ATV injury-related emergency department visits and 30 per cent or more of ATV injury hospitalizations, according to the Canadian Pediatric Society. Almost half of all ATV deaths occur in children under the age of 16. Those chilling statistics should be foremost in the minds of all parents who allow their young children to ride motorized off-road machines. The dangers of ATVs, dirt bikes and similar off-road vehicles hit close to home on the Peninsula. It was about this time six years ago, in May 2004, when Elgin Park student Alex Benson was killed when the dirt bike he was riding in a vacant South Surrey lot flipped after a jump. Benson, to his credit, was wearing a helmet – those who knew him described him as a thrill-seeker, but one who always put safety first – but the protective lid popped off during the accident, and Benson’s head hit the ground. It’s cases such as Benson’s that should act as a deterrent in case the statistics aren’t enough. Yet, it seems in many cases, those facts are unknown, or simply disregarded. Hence, some medical professionals and children’s health organizations feel there should be age restrictions on the use of offroad vehicles (ORV). The concept of more government regulation rankles many people, particularly those who participate in these activities with the right training, precautions and safety equipment. The provincial government appears to agree – it’s not considering age limits, but will introduce laws next year making helmet use mandatory, as well as adult supervision for young riders, who also must only ride machines sized and powered for their age and weight, and at reduced speeds. You would think that such regulation wouldn’t be necessary. You would think that parents would ensure their children are following such basic safety measures. And while it’s true wearing a helmet doesn’t guarantee tragedy won’t result from a crash, it certainly betters the odds. Knowing that, who would let their kids climb onto a steel machine capable of high speeds, in rough terrain, without one? Sadly, the statistics tell us, quite a few. So often, regulations are made necessary by the irresponsible.

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162 responding bigger projects designed to benefit from the Clean Energy Act. Just as a case of beer tends to cost more in a private store, the NDP argues that private power is larded with profit. Energy Minister Blair Lekstrom counters that all new power sources will cost more, including the publicly-owned Site C. The NDP’s strongest argument on cost is that BC Hydro can borrow money more cheaply than any private company. The party’s two ablest critics, Bruce Ralston and John Horgan, produced a breakdown last week that shows the utility can issue long-term debt at 4.6 per cent, while private companies are borrowing at 10 to 12 per cent. You’ll pay the difference on your power bill, unless Campbell’s gamble pays off and Hydro makes a premium selling low-carbon power to Alberta, Saskatchewan and California. The NDP attack has mainly focused on the sharp reduction in the role of the B.C. Utilities Commission. The Clean Energy Act dictates that the independent commission won’t review any of BC Hydro’s in-house projects: Site C, a billion-dollar “smart meter” program, and the expansion of the Revelstoke and Mica dams to their design capacity. This is a sensible efficiency move in my view. But the legislation also blocks the commission from reviewing all these private power contracts to see if they are in the public interest. Here’s one place I’d like to see the big players crossexamined on a witness stand. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press. tfletcher@blackpress.ca

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MP’s answers elicit questions Editor: Re: Questions for Russ Hiebert, June 2. Irrespective of whether taxpayers should finance MP Russ Hiebert’s family trips – this practice is certainly not the norm in business – Hiebert needs to be honest. One of his stated reasons for travelling executive class is the cheaper Tango Plus fare is nonrefundable. He is correct that it is not refundable, but the fare allows for changes with a $50 penalty, and the unused ticket can be applied within a one-year period. Since Hiebert travels frequently, this credit transfer could be easily used. Also, his cost comparisons were misleading. The fares he quoted

were for a one-way ticket without taxes. The $1,894 fare he quoted in fact amounts to $4,088.96 return. Multiply that by four, for his family, and one trip costs $16,355.84. A Tango Plus direct fare would cost $707.96, or $2,831.84 for four. I question whether Canadian taxpayers feel this represents best practice and is money well spent. When asked about printing costs, Hiebert stated, “My constituents constantly tell me they want to be informed about issues… regular newsletters and surveys is a key part of my communications.” Apparently, Hiebert only listens to some of his constituents. I have on numerous occasions asked that the unsolicited mailings he distributes be discontinued to my home. I have never had a response. I suggest Hiebert post his musings on his website. Those interested could access the information, and the printing costs, wasted paper and

added expense of disposing of his communications be eliminated. I also suggest Hiebert take a good look at whose interests he’s serving – his own or the people who elected him to represent them. Shirley Kingdon, Surrey Q Russ Hiebert answered one Peace Arch News question: “I and most of my colleagues, and their spouses and children, choose executive class when we can. In addition, during the five-hour flight, I use this time to review documents and work on government business on a laptop. This material is confidential and the larger workspace gives me room to maintain that confidentiality.” Travelling with a spouse, one small child and a baby, just how much government work can this MP do? For any parent who has travelled with a child and an infant, this is just about impossible. With two young children in such

Family business Editor: Re: MP defends expense ranking as family matter, May 26. Judging from the firestorm that has taken over the print media and the open-line talk shows regarding MP Russ Hiebert’s expenses for the last fiscal year, we could surely expect this newspaper would print numerous letters on this topic. Perhaps not all will be critical, if they take the time to consider the choices that were made and the fact this was done in full compliance with Parliamentary guidelines. Let me be clear that I support Hiebert, and that I and many others worked very hard to re-elect him in the last two elections. I did so because I generally agree with the policies espoused by the Conservative Party of Canada, and I believe that Hiebert is the best candidate to represent this riding. It also seems the overwhelming majority of voters agreed with me as he won the last election handily. Hiebert states he is committed to keeping his family together, and I wholeheartedly support them for their commitment to family. My wife and I celebrate our 50th year together, and family is our core value. In our first three years of marriage, I was only able to spend a cumulative three months with my family due to work commitments. That was not acceptable. Changes were made so our family could be together. That was not easy, moving family the length and breadth of B.C. and most of Alberta. My employer supported and encouraged families to move together, and I and others took full advantage of all assistance. Can I fault Hiebert for doing the same? I think not. Transparency can be a good thing, and if auditor general Sheila Fraser wishes to examine the accounts, perhaps that may prove beneficial if it eliminates excesses. If guidelines are too lax then revise them, but do

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Unfortunately, it seems to only be his family that he and the Conservatives care about. His sense of entitlement – and that of all MPs – should provoke outrage. The fact this largess is accepted as “within the bounds of Parliamentary rules” is detestable enough in the light of the average Canadian experience, but to hide behind the defence of “just trying to keep my family together” is pathetic. My wife, a government lawyer, has never flown executive or business class, even when she could have in the pre-Radwanski days. When she has to travel to Ottawa, she stays over the weekend to save on airfare, she stays with friends to save on a hotel, and she is frugal in meals at restaurants. She does this out of respect to taxpayers – you and me and all the people who don’t have their snouts in the public trough. Hiebert is doing a fine job following in the footsteps of the likes of Brian Mulroney and other politicians who feel a sense of entitlement that, to the rest of us, passes as arrogance beyond belief. If “keeping the family together” is good enough for our MPs, it should be good enough for us, the employers who pay them. Either allow me to deduct the cost of “keeping my family together” or suck it up and pay your family’s own way like the rest of us! Alan McInnes, Surrey

close quarters, just how secure are the confidential papers? Just how does Hiebert keep these papers from prying eyes of fellow passengers, behind, in front and seats on the sides? As for the cost to the Canadian taxpayer, Hiebert is still trying to hide the true cost. According to Air Canada’s web site, on June 2 the cost for Hiebert, his wife and young child would cost the taxpayers $6,110.04. When their baby is two, there would be another $2,036.88. And that’s just one way. Mr. Hiebert, please be upright and honest and don’t try to act like a politician trying to hide the facts from your constituency. William A. Cameron, White Rock Q Whether audited or not, Russ Hiebert’s unapologetic accounting of his spendthrift ways raises more questions than it answers. For instance, how many roundtrip tickets Vancouver/Ottawa were purchased for $220,000, keeping in mind children under two years old usually travel free? And, in fact, how many days was Parliament in session 2008/09? Then, how does one run up a telephone bill for the sum of $1,929 per month when one can Skype or phone anywhere in the world for next to nothing these days? And, regarding the $88,000-figure for what our MP calls his key source of communication with 120,000 constituent begs this question, what was the cost to recycle the rubbish? Hiebert feels entitled to spend $8,000 per week for airlines tickets for his family to accompany him to work while seniors and others in the constituency often must live on just $1,500 per month. Where’s the democracy here? Elizabeth Kearns, White Rock Q I commend Russ Hiebert for wanting to spend as much time as he can with his family. And yes, he is working well within the rules of Parliament and travelling with your family is allowed and is a wonderful perk that this family enjoys. However, there are several things that just annoy the hell out of me regarding this whole matter. First, is anyone surprised Hiebert was “too busy” to answer this newspaper’s questions in person or on the phone? How surprising when things start to get rough, a politician hides behind the old “gee, really busy working hard for the citizens, can’t actually talk to one right now.” One interesting piece of information contained in his emailed answers is that the Hieberts tend to fly executive class because the $360 difference is “minimal.” I have a decent paying job, and so does my wife, and we do not consider $360 per person to be “minimal.” My job also requires me to travel – obviously not as much as Hiebert but around 11 times a year. I also have to review confidential material and somehow manage to do it in the coach section. Yes, it sucks in coach but the majority of us somehow manage to survive. Just because travelling in executive class is allowed by Parliament, it doesn’t make it right. D. Kinnie, Surrey

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aty King didn’t think twice about hiring Janek Bajerski at her South Surrey business, Hazelmere Organic Farm. Having grown up in the Philippines with a younger sister who has Down syndrome, King is well aware of how capable people with disabilities can be. “It was a no-brainer to not treat her any differently,” she said of her sibling, Cookie, now 52. So when she learned of Semiahmoo House Society’s Customized Employment Program, which assists people with disabilities in finding employment, King jumped on the opportunity. “I thought ‘why not?’” she said. “There’s so many at Semiahmoo House who are more than able. “There’s no reason why they shouldn’t be employed.” She was introduced to the program by customer and Fieldstone Artisan Breads owner Paul Hanley, who hired Eric Sherer two years ago to work in his bakery three days a week. Peace Arch News reported last spring how Sherer, who has Down syndrome, was a dependable employee, washing dishes, making Brian Giebelhaus photo boxes and vacuuming – not to Janek Bajerski works three days a week at Hazelmere Organic Farm, a position he was placed in through a Semiahmoo House Society program. mention putting smiles on the with disabilities, and proved to be do something and he says ‘Yes, I offered since 2008 by Community around working with people with faces of both customers and staff. can.’ That’s his standard response: Living BC and the Ministry of disabilities, she noted. Sherer is one of six people in the one of the hardest workers. “Janek excelled at that,” ‘Yes, I can.’” Housing and Social Development “The education component is program currently working in the vocational counsellor Dana Miller Farm manager Pam Spencer, – also offers participants skills lacking,” she said. “Management community. Others have found said. “He wanted to fulfill his who works closely with Bajerski, assessments and job discoveries. of businesses (needs) to educate jobs dishwashing at a restaurant; potential out in the community.” can attest to his helpful nature. One local participant recently themselves and educate their doing general cleaning and office And that he is, now “Anything you ask him to do, took a floral arrangement course employees about people with duties at an accounting no problem. He’s got a positive after being encouraged to pursue disabilities and embracing firm; and stocking at a ❝There’s no reason working three days a week at Hazelmere attitude – he’s always happy. ” her passion for flowers, and is diversity in the workplace.” hardware store. why they shouldn’t Organic Farm, where While Bajerski, like Sherer, has now awaiting a position in which It’s something King has found Program participants be employed.❞ he bags produce, stocks found meaningful employment she can put her abilities to use. easy to do. are matched with an Naty King the freezer, cleans, on the Peninsula, there are still 11 Placements don’t have to be in “To put that extra time and employer based on farm owner carries groceries to others in the program waiting for conventional, Monday-throughpatience for the ones that have their interests and customers’ cars and placement. Friday, nine-to-five jobs, Miller challenges brings out the best skills, which is why “They’re not working in the said. Contract work can also be in people and makes a better Bajerski, who has a developmental harvests in the field. “He’s an exceptional, community right now because we suitable, whether it be cleaning community,” she said. “We have to disability, was placed at King’s hardworking young man,” Miller haven’t found businesses that are homes or mowing lawns. embrace everyone.” farm last March. said. “He’s polite, he has a strong willing to hire or have positions to One of the challenges of getting For more information about The 23-year-old had already hire the individuals,” Miller said. employers onboard with the the Customized Employment worked at a greenhouse for several willingness to work, he has a can-do approach. You ask him to The program – which has been program is dispelling the stigma Program, call 604-536-1242. years with a group of individuals

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Loan system to help low-income families Kevin Diakiw Black Press

Facing certain eviction, more than two dozen people – including a South Surrey mother and her children – have been rescued by a new loan system for people in need. The Surrey Rent Bank (SRB) provides one-time funds for working people who, through some calamity, face the imminent possibility of winding up on the street, but who wouldn’t qualify for financing from a bank. “It’s just one tool, one pillar, in supports for people on low income,” said SRB’s Judy Peterson. “It’s people that just fall through the cracks. They’ve got into a crisis... and they can’t get help from anywhere else.” The pilot project, modeled after programs in Ontario and Alberta, has been in operation under the umbrella of the Newton Advocacy Group Society since February. It has so far provided about 10 loans, and has funding for about 20 more. The money can be used for rent or utility debts and must be repaid, Peterson said. Families that meet the criteria are eligible for up to $1,600, while individual loans can be as much as $1,200, Peterson said. The money is paid directly to the landlord or utility company that is owed arrears. When the program launched, the funds were only available to Surrey residents. That changed about a

month ago, after applications from areas including White Rock and Delta identified a need, Peterson said. Those who need such a helping hand constitute a “fairly narrow group,” Peterson noted. They’re not on income assistance or supported by any other service agency, and have always managed to get by. One applicant that didn’t qualify was a married man with four children, who works night shifts for $14 an hour. He was ineligible because the family’s expenses surpassed his income. “The ones that really bother us are the ones that we’re turning down,” Peterson said. “The ones that we can’t give the money to, it’s just tragic.” Still, for those who do qualify, it is a relatively inexpensive way of keeping people from becoming homeless, she said. The funds are provided at an interest rate 1.5 per cent above prime rate, with a two-year repayment schedule. If the loan is repaid, and financial management courses are taken, the interest is returned to the borrower. Funding has been provided by the Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society, Vancity Credit Union, Envision Financial and Coast Capital Savings. For more information, call the Newton Advocacy Group Society at 604-596-2311, ext.123 or visit www. newtonadvocacygroup.ca - with files from Tracy Holmes

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Tickets on sale for tea time W hat would the month Sins of the City walking tour. of June be without This unique two-hour walking the ever popular Kent tour is a must-see for anyone Street Strawberry Tea? wanting to learn about the Hosted by the Kent Street edgier side of old Vancouver. Whist and Crib group, the tea is Be regaled with stories of on Saturday, June 26 at 2 p.m. bootleggers, the prohibition and Advance ticket sales only the evolution of liquor laws in though, so don’t forget to pick Vancouver as you stroll through up your ticket on your historic downtown. Sylvia Yee next visit to the Kent For more information Street office. or to register, please Volunteers are still call the Kent Street needed for this event – if Activity Centre at 604you can lend a hand, let 541-2231. us know by calling 604■ Bring a little of the 541-2231 outside in! ■ White Rock Leisure On Friday, June 25, Services and the White join Estelle Bogoch Rock Arts Council are at the White Rock pleased to present the Community Centre for first juried art show a windowsill garden at the White Rock workshop. Community Centre. Plant your own The Spring Flowers windowsill garden to Art Show is on now through take home and enjoy all summer June 19, featuring work from long. All supplies included. local artists. For more information or to Drop by the White Rock register, please call White Rock Community Centre at 15154 Leisure Services at 604-541Russell Ave. and view art that 2199. includes painting, mixed media, ■ On Saturday, June 12, there is drawing and photography. a little something for everyone ■ There are a couple of great to do. day excursions coming up that Don’t miss the last Car Trunk you may be interested in. Sale this year from 9 a.m. until On Monday, June 28, ride in noon at the Kent Street Activity the comfort of the White Rock Centre – weather permitting, of Leisure Services mini-bus to course. enjoy a day in Port Moody. The parking lot comes alive Explore the Station Museum with treasures and treasure (lots of fun for railway buffs) hunters. Sellers’ stalls are only and tour the Port Moody Arts $5, and you keep the profits. Centre located in the former city From 2:30-4 p.m., the hall (built circa 1913). Dramatics Program is presenting On Thursday, July 8, take the a Theatre Variety Show in the minibus to Vancouver for the Kent Street auditorium.

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■ Seniors Friday Friendship – a gathering, meal and program for seniors 55 years and older – June 11 at White Rock Baptist Church, featuring the annual Strawberry Tea at 1 p.m., a program and freewill offering. ■ All-day event celebrating seniors June 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Whitecliff Retirement Residence, 15501 16 Ave., featuring an art auction fundraiser, wine and cheese tasting, African jewelry and totes, African cuisine tasting and recipes, live music, door prizes and more. All seniors and their families invited. Only cash and cheque accepted. Auction closes at 3 p.m. Info, 604-538-7227.

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HOLLYWOOD SCENES | AGES 6 – 8

Do you have what it takes to Outwit-Outlast-Outplay? Find out at Survivor Southridge during this exhilarating week where you will bond with your fellow tribe members while learning basic survival skills and participating in various daily reward challenges like building a perfect campfire, tent assembly race and an outdoor scavenger hunt. Assemble your own survival kit, design a tribal bandana, learn vital survival skills and …………(read more on our website)

Have you ever wondered how a stage set in a play or a scene in a movie can look so awesome? Join us in this week-long camp to find out. We will explore mask-making, prop construction, set design, and scene painting during our very “hands-on” adventure. Be prepared to get messy as you become a behind the scenes artist! This camp will include papier-mâché, simple construction and mould-making techniques………….. (read more on our website)

SENSATIONAL STRINGS! (ALSO JULY 12 – 16) | AGES 9 – 11

SUPER HERO YOU! | AGES 7 – 9

Have you always admired the person who played songs around the campfire? Playing guitar is an easy and excellent way to develop coordination and rhythm -- skills which can be used for learning bass and electric guitar or other stringed instruments. This camp is designed for the first-time or novice guitar player who knows several basic chords and is ready to expand his/her repertoire. Hold, pick, strum and tune your guitar, and move on to learning several basic chords in a sequential fashion. You will be playing songs immediately! Receive a songbook that includes contemporary pop, rock, blues and camp tunes that you can play by the end of the week. In the afternoon, it’s time for badminton! Learn the fundamentals of grip, footwork, serve, overhead clear, drop-shots………..( read more on our website)

Batman….Wonder Woman….Spiderman….YOU !!!!I In this camp, you will create and become your very own Superhero. Using our imaginations we will “spin”, “web”, “soar” and “conquer” the world of Superheroes. Together, we will develop our “super” personas through art, science, writing, drama and social responsibility. We will create powerful superheroes, make marvelous comic books and learn how some superheroes “found” and “use” their superpowers. The magic and the mystery of the Superhero world will be explored! …………………………( read more on our website)

DISCOVERING 3-D ART (ALSO JULY 26 – 30) | AGES 10 – 13 Great art doesn’t have to be flat! Learn to design with a variety of different materials to create fun and imaginative 3-D works of art. Through innovative art exploration, you will study the tile work of a great Spanish mosaic artist and create your own mosaic replica. Craft a plaster mask that can be worn and a puppet that looks like you! In addition to traditional materials, you will experiment with some unusual art materials …………(read more on our website)

RED! YELLOW! BLUE ! I SEE YOU! | AGES 6 – 8 Find your colourful side with pencil crayons, oil pastels, paint, paper-mache and special objects. Campers will focus on the amazing power of colour as they discover their inner creative talent. Storytelling and acting will help campers visualize what they are drawing. This wonderful, colourful art will then be become a back drop to a ‘play’ from a story. Campers can have any level of artistic ability…….(read more on our website)

DRAMA-RAMA! | AGES 9 – 11 (ALSO RUNS JULY 26 – 30) Calling all young actors and actresses! Have fun and learn with Dr. Bespflug (PhD in Arts Education, SFU) as you explore the wonderful world of drama! Play drama games such as charades and do other exciting improvisational activities that require you to think on your feet. Take part in reader’s theatre and other speaking experiences that promote expressiveness and confidence. And of course……..( read more on our website)

ADVENTURES IN ART | AGES 11 – 13 Are you looking for fun and adventure while creating art? This is the camp for you! Each day you will be creating a new work using different methods and materials. Learn about drawing, painting, printmaking, altered art, traditional fabric dying techniques and the artists that use them to create exciting works of art. Take inspiration from diverse places such as Van Gogh, pop art or the world outside your window. Be inspired by an impressive collection of art during a mid-week trip to the Vancouver Art Gallery (admission included)…………..(read more on our website)

RURAL ADVENTURES | AGES 8 – 9

JULY 26-30

Get on board the Southridge Express and spend the week exploring farms and parks located around the area. See live bees and taste honey straight from the comb at Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm, pick strawberries and raspberries at Krauss Berry Farms, meet a goat herd and see how traditional cheese is made at Goats Pride Dairy, try your hand at milking a cow at Aldor Acres dairy farm, and see how organic produce is farmed at Two EE ’s. Daily fun and easy hikes will take us to such destinations as Crescent Beach, Derby Reach, Aldergrove Lake Park, and other popular regional parks……(read more on our website)

DIGITAL TALES | AGES 9 -11

JULY 12-15

Get out your digital cameras and learn how to tell an amazing story! Campers will use technology and the world around them to create a digital story that will be fun to produce and interesting to view when it’s finished at the end of the week. This camp will help develop your creative writing skills and “photographer’s eye” as your imagination soars to new heights…………(read more on our website)

(9:00am - 3:30pm)

MIXED MEDIA MANIA | AGES: 9 – 11

HOGWART S ACADEMY AWAITS (ALSO RUNS JULY 26 – 30) | AGES 7 – 9 Toot! Toot! All aboard! It’s time to travel to the Land of Enchantment featuring Harry Potter. Whimsical instructor, Head Mistress Schaufele, takes you on an enchanting journey into a land of wizards, magic and fun. Experience a traditional house-sorting ceremony followed by a trip to intriguing Hogsmeade Village where you’ll learn magic spells using everyday items, and enter a magical dueling tournament. Campers will make a mandrake, construct their own magical creature, create enchanting pieces of art, learn how to play Quidditch and whip up some mysterious concoctions in the kitchen. Use your imagination to sing, dance and act your way ……….(read more on our website)

STRUCTUR AL OLYMPICS – HAVE A BLAST BUILDING! | AGES 9 -11 Are you often caught building structures out of anything you can get your hands on? Are you someone who has developed a bad case of “playswiththeirfooditis”? Do you stop everything you are doing whenever your eyes connect with a box of Lego? Do you simply love buildings, building buildings or building buildings to test buildings? Experienced and beginner builders will join the crew during a week at the Structural Olympics! Over the course of the week, campers will put on their creative hardhats through a combination of visual art and scientific explorations. Get a great jump start or continuation of structural concepts through hands-on activities while keeping an architect’s journal to record BIG ideas and sketches……….. (read more on our website)

DYNAMIC DEBATING (ALSO RUNS JULY 19 – 23) | AGES 9 - 11 Do you love the art of verbal combat? Learn basic debate skills, such as active listening, critical thinking and persuasion, by learning to search for credible evidence, formulating your position, and then articulating your claims and arguments in class debates. Step by step, you will become a stronger, more confident speaker by practicing these new skills using a variety of entertaining exercises. Mornings, you will view short films, followed by whole group circle discussions………..(read more on our website)

(9:00am - 3:30pm)

How does a sock become a monster? How does a book become a landscape? Or a portrait? Or a board game? Artists participating in this camp will never look at their discarded ‘stuff’ the same way again! Combining found objects and a variety of art materials and techniques, participants will discover unique and fun ways to express themselves creatively…………(read more on our website)

ECO-HEROES | AGES 9 – 13 Join forces with new friends and take on the challenge to find out if you have what it takes to be an incredible “ECO -HERO”! During this five day camp, three days will be spent partnering with local Ecology Experts touring through beautiful Stanley Park to learn about its three major eco-systems – forest, wetland and intertidal. Learning how to survive in the wild is one fun component of the Stanley Park experience. The other two days you will put your new-found knowledge to work with hands-on classroom activities that will improve the health of forests you visit in the future. This action packed week will leave you with a greater appreciation for the natural world…………(read more on our website)

All camps taught by fully qualified teachers!

SKETCHBOOK KEEPSAKE | AGES 11 – 14 Create a beautiful and meaningful sketchbook to treasure during this fun and inspiring week, and beyond. Explore new material, techniques and effects. Experiment with creative ways to express yourself. This camp welcomes intermediate and senior students with a keen interest in art and a heart for adventure. To inspire our imaginative minds we will be travelling to the beautiful Vancouver Art Gallery (admission included)…………..(read more on our website)

everyone welcome! 2656 160TH ST. SURREY, BC

INFO LINE: 604-542-5385

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Faith on the Semiahmoo Peninsula South Fraser

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Seaview Pentecostal Assembly SUNDAY SERVICES Morning service - 10:30 am Pastor Roman Kozak Sunday 6:30 pm - Gospel Music Night featuring The Royal Heirs & The Celticbillies. Bring your friends – freewill offering will be taken 14633-16th Ave., S. Surrey Phone: 604-536-7011 Pastor Rueben Schmunk will be guest speaker Pastor Wayne Davis – Care & Visitation

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We meet Sundays Sunday Serviceat 1110:30 am am in the Clubhouse “Teaching the Bible book by book, chapter by chapter“ Phone:778.565.2476

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Friday 11 - 1 pm LUNCH HUT Sunday - 9 am AFRIKAANS SERVICE 10:30 am ENGLISH SERVICE Minister Rev. Willem van der Westhuizen

ALL WELCOME!

Worship Service at 10:30 am with Rev. Joan McMurtry Wednesday lunch continues throughout the summer; the Thursday lunch program is finished until fall 2010 is the 100th Anniversary of First United Church in the community. Check out our website at: www.firstunitedwhiterock.com A Ministry Embracing Our Community! Come as you are! All welcome!

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Worship & Sunday School 10:15 a.m. Pastor Peter Hanson Music Director Heather Sabourin

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Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity 15115 Roper Avenue at Foster Street Phone: 604-531-0884 www.holytrinitywhiterock.org

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SUNNYSIDE UNITED 15639 - 24th Ave., 604 531-2979 Minister: Rev. Stuart Lyster Sunday ~ 10:00 a.m. Family Service & Godly Play for Children Music Director: Kathleen Anderson

St. Mark’s Anglican

12953 - 20th Ave., Ocean Park, South Surrey Phone 604-535-8841 www.stmarkbc.org The Rev. Craig Tanksley, S UNDAY SERVICES Rector 8:00 a.m. - Holy Communion BCP The Rev. Jonathan Blanchard, Associate Priest 10:00 a.m. - Eucharist Service 10 a.m. Sunday School & Nursery Youth Group Activities (see link www.stmarkbc.org)

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The Anglican Church welcomes you!

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCHES ON THE PENINSULA “A warm welcome to everyoneâ€? • Good Shepherd Church 2250 – 150th Street, South Surrey • Star of the Sea Church 1153 Fir Street, White Rock • Holy Cross Church 12268 Beecher Avenue, Crescent Beach For Mass times and for further information for all these churches

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Mayors won’t be asked for cash Jeff Nagel Black Press

Metro Vancouver mayors won’t be asked to vote again this summer on whether to stump up more money for TransLink on behalf of local residents. TransLink officials are assembling a base plan for 2011 that will see the transportation authority work within a $1.27-billion annual budget. No funding supplement will be requested, like the one approved by mayors last year that delivered a $130-million increase by raising fares, the fuel tax and pay parking tax. That was a stop-gap solution delivering just enough money for TransLink to tread water – but not nearly enough to embark on the major transit expansion program the authority had pitched then. A new deal on more revenue – which would likely require mayors to vote again on fur-

ther increases – now depends on negotiations with the province. Up in the air is exactly how the promised $1.4-billion Evergreen Line to Coquitlam will be funded and whether that solution will also finance other priorities, like new rapid transit lines to Surrey and UBC, a third SeaBus and a major bus fleet expansion. TransLink spokesman Ken Hardie said the authority will focus on maintaining the existing system and reducing administration costs. Transportation Minister Shirley Bond said the Evergreen Line will advance to the procurement stage this summer, with construction starting in early 2011. She said her ministry is working with TransLink and the mayors to secure a regional contribution to the line. “The Evergreen Line will proceed on schedule without delay while we continue these discussions,� Bond said.

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Ottawa and Victoria have jointly committed to provide $810 million for the line. A report is being prepared tabulating all sources of funding for TransLink. It’s hoped mayors and the province will be able to use it to agree on how much is paid by people in the region and how much more they can afford. Metro’s regional planning committee, meanwhile, is criticizing TransLink’s consultations on the 2011 base plan. There are only a few public meetings and there’s not enough time for Metro to adequately consider it, said Langley Township Mayor Rick Green. “This is insanity – this is not consultation of any kind,� he said. The plan calls for replacement of 133 buses, 82 community shuttles and 137 HandyDart vehicles. TransLink would also advance with plans to add smart cards and turnstiles to SkyTrain.

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aura Cornale is finally getting a sense of that creativity coming out in her, I think, ‘I must what White Rock’s all about, and she’s be doing something right.’” loving every minute of it. Though well-trained in traditional Italian As the new owner of Coffee with Attitude at cooking and baking, Cornale is now branching Five Corners, Cornale has been familiarizing out to what she calls a “lighter, West Coast herself with the faces and personalities of the menu,” including plenty of fresh salads and seaside community since taking over the other healthy options. So far, she said, Melissa Smalley customers have seemed to enjoy the coffee shop in April. She’s not entirely new to the Peninsula, lighter fare, especially the blueberry goat however – she first moved here from cheese chicken salad she has chosen to Burnaby five years ago with her husband. share. But Cornale, who worked fulltime at “I love creating the lighter options,” her brother’s Vancouver bakery until she said. “They’re lighter, but they’re still about a year ago, didn’t have much time very flavourful.” to get to know the town she calls home. “Before when I was commuting to Vancouver every day, I didn’t get a sense of what White Rock was all about,” she said. “But now that I have the coffee Ingredients shop, I love it.” 1 cup spring mix salad Cornale admits that free time is still a 1/2 cup blueberries rarity now that she owns a coffee shop 1/2 cup mandarin orange pieces – she often spends 12 hour days at the store, 1 cup sliced yellow pepper making most of the baked goods in-house. 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes She also spends a lot of time coming up with new kitchen creations, often with her husband, 1 cup cooked chicken who is a North Vancouver firefighter and also 1/4 cup goat cheese loves to cook. Dressing: “We love working together in the kitchen.” 2 Tbsp. blueberry jam Cornale attributes her culinary know-how to 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar her mother, who began teaching her the basics at 2 Tbsp. olive oil a young age. 1 Tbsp. maple syrup “When I was 10 years old, my mom used to 1/4 tsp. ground mustard sit me down next to the stove and train me,” 1/4 tsp. black pepper Cornale said, noting the first thing she recalls Instructions making on her own was a full roast beef dinner. Arrange greens on a plate and top with fruit and Now with a 10-year-old daughter of her own, Cornale is thrilled to see the passion for cooking veggies. Top with sliced cooked chicken and sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese. and creativity passed on to the next generation. Warm blueberry jam in microwave for 35 seconds. “Just this weekend, she made little pancakes Whisk in remaining dressing ingredients in a small with bananas in them, and made them into a little tower of Pisa,” Cornale said. “When I see bowl and drizzle over salad.

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La Bohéme South Surrey-raised Shadan Saul will join Sunny Shams this Saturday (June 12) in a performance of Puccini’s La Bohéme at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., 7:30 p.m. The evening will be filled with highlights from La Bohéme and other loved operatic songs and arias, complete with the accompaniment of collaborative pianist Michael Onwood. Saul and Shams – both UBC students who performed at the Coast Capital Playhouse last May – are fundraising to travel this summer with the UBC ensemble to Czech Republic for a performance of the concert, for which they have been offered starring roles as Mimi and Rodolfo. Tickets ($20; students, $10) can be purchased at the church during business hours, or Tapestry Music, 1335 Johnston Rd.

Dancing in the park XBa Dance Co. – a South Surrey studio that specializes in contemporary dance training for film and stage – is gearing up for a live dance performance at the end of the month. The event will be held June 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Darts Hill Garden, 16 Avenue and 170 Street. For more information, visit www.xba.ca

Simply Shakespeare The Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s academic program is helping students aged 13 to 18 bring the Bard to life with an easy-to-understand adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights’ Dream. “Shakespeare can be a bit intimidating for youth,” said RCTC artistic director, Ellie King, in a release. “I want to show them that it can be fun, too.” At the end of the program, the students will present two performances: Saturday, June 12 at the Surrey Museum, and Friday, June 25, at a special Midsummer Night’s Magic Masque at the Faerie Queene’s Bower (Judy Higginbotham’s residence) 14357 26 Ave. The latter event will feature a champagne reception at 6 p.m., carriages at 10:30 p.m., plus music, magic, gourmet food, live and silent auctions and valet parking. For tickets to the masque ($125), call 604-488-9538. The company will also present summer theatre in White Rock with the ribald farce No Sex, Please, We’re British, July 13 to Aug. 1 at Coast Capital Playhouse,

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Cathy Wilmot as Buttercup and the rest of the crew aboard the HMS Pinafore wrapped up their run of the play last month, presented by the Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

1532 Johnston Rd. For more information email Ellie King at ellie@ ellieking.com or visit www. rctheatreco.com.

Blues journey White Rock Blues Society presents Harpdog Brown with Graham Guest and Boxcar Gates with Jason Buie June 15 at 8 p.m. at the Rhumba Room, 1160 King George Blvd. The show – which marks the society’s third anniversary as a non-profit – will feature the deep blues sound of the Mississippi Delta, as well as Memphis, Tennessee and Chicago. Tickets ($10) available at the door.

Ocean Park Day The 11th annual Ocean Park Day will be held June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day-long festival will feature food, entertainment, prizes and games for the whole family.

Robert Davidson Eagle Transforming: The Prints of Robert Davidson will be on show at Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Ave., until June 21. The exhibition surveys the extraordinary graphic work of one of the most critical figures in Northwest Coast printmaking, who helped pioneer this form of expression amongst First Nations artists. A member of the Order of B.C. and Order of Canada, Davidson was honoured with the 2010 Governor General’s award for artistic

achievement in the visual and media arts. In his graphic work, Davidson uses established Haida iconography, and his art speaks to presentday personal, social and political realities. Eagle Transforming is the first exhibition to review the artist’s work as a printmaker in almost 30 years, and features some 40 works selected from the holdings of the Vancouver Art Gallery and supplemented with generous loans from the artist. The exhibition has been curated by Ian Thom, senior curator-historical at Vancouver Art Gallery. Admission is by donation. Robert Davidson in Conversation with Ian Thom will be held free Sunday, May 2 at 2 p.m. For more information or gallery hours, visit www. arts.surrey.ca

theatre, comedy and improv. Of her particular sense of humour, BrewerWhite says: “Humour, for me, is a by-product of life – it’s a kind of subconscious view of the world. I always see a joyful moment in every situation.” Surrey Art Gallery Association presents an illustrated talk by this entertaining artist on Thursday, June 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Surrey Art Gallery. Admission is free. There will be time for

questions and conversation during and following the talk. The event concludes by 9 p.m. Refreshments are provided. Surrey Art Gallery is located at 13750 88 Ave. Phone 604-501-5566 or check www.arts.surrey.ca for further information.

Ian Johnston Ian Johnston: Transnational Absolute will be shown at Surrey Art Gallery, 13750 88 Ave., until June 21.

Art, humour and humanity Ceramic artist, Elaine Brewer-White is a lover of art, humour and humanity. She has built an extensive career as a figurative sculptor whose international clientele brings a wide-ranging focus: from family murals to young-at-hearts on classic motorcycles, to beloved pets on lounge chairs. The resulting artworks reflect Brewer-White’s skill at interpreting these cherished subjects with honour, laughter and light. Her background also includes

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With his artwork, Johnston – architect turned sculptor – probes humanity’s complex relationship to the objects of modern convenience and the environment at large. The exhibition features three artworks. Swimming Upstream in the Comfort of: Homage to Yves Klein (20062009) is a large-scale ultramarine-coloured mural composed of automobile parts to resemble both the geological strata of a rock cliff and the luminous depths of the ocean. The interactive artwork Machine for Singing (20072009) Surrounds the view with Song Dynasty ceramic bowls and curiously placed mechanical devices. Tangible Shadows: Intersections (2005) includes a selection of Johnston’s drape-molded ceramics derived from the shapes of human arms, legs and other body parts. For more information or gallery hours, visit www. arts.surrey.ca

Players Club Tickets are on sale now for The White Rock Players Club’s next production, The Stepmother (running until June 26 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd.) The 1920s-era show helps correct a historical wrong by presenting a protofeminist play that has only recently been restored to public view after being lost for more than 80 years. The drama, written by playwright Githa Sowerby (Rutherford and Son) received only one production by a private theatre club in London in 1924. But it was considered a lost work until a copy was found in the archives of theatre publisher Samuel French. A powerful drama about a woman working hard to raise two stepdaughters, in spite of the unreliability and scheming ways of her husband, the piece finally received a belated professional debut at last year’s Shaw Festival, winning recognition as both a period piece and a feminist statement far ahead of its time. The play features Chloe Traynor as Lois, the title character and Players Club past president Fred Partridge as her ne’er-dowell spouse. Evening performances are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday, June 20. Tickets ($16, $14 seniors) are available from wrpctix@ uniserve.com or the theatre boxoffice, at 604-536-7535.


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scene Royal Canadian Legion Crescent Branch 240, 2643 128 St. Admission with White Rock Traditional Jazz Society membership is $8, without membership, $10. The society’s regular schedule of Sunday sessions, rotating Red Beans and Rice with other Lower Mainland traditional jazz groups, resumes in September.

Wine and art Local Fraser Valley artists will hold the second annual Wine Tasting and Art Shopping Event Sunday, June 27 at Rivers Bend Winery, 15560 Colebrook Rd., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Various art selections will include pastels, watercolours, oils and acrylics. Displays will allow browsing and purchase, with winetasting available as well. Public welcome; parking available. For more information, contact Ernie Faessler at 604-581-4149.

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Trad jazz The sounds of swinging Dixieland – courtesy of Rice Honeywell’s Red Beans and Rice Jazz Band – continue through the spring and summer every Sunday (3-6 p.m.) up to Aug. 22, barring statutory holidays, at the

White Rock Museum and Archives presents the exhibition Big Sand, running through midAugust at the museum, 14970 Marine Dr. The show celebrates the history of the city’s famed, sometimes controversial Canadian Open Sandcastle Competition of the 1970s and 1980s, using archival photography and some artifacts. It’s the last show scheduled for the museum before the

planned renovations – aimed at upgrading storage and collection space, and restoring some of the old Burlington Northern station’s original configuration – begin this fall. For more information, call 604-541-2222.

Youth jam session The “Jam Session,’ presented by Todd Brewer School of Music, runs Friday nights from 6 to 8:45 p.m. for ages eight to 17. Beginners to advanced musicians re welcome. Students of the school perform in All You Need Is Love, their biggest concert to date, Saturday, June 12 at the Wheelhouse Theatre, Earl Marriott Secondary, 15751 16 Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event is open to the public (tickets are now available at the school). For details on either event, contact Todd at 604-538-2295.

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f any predictions were to be made after witnessing last weekend’s B.C. Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships, it would be this: the future for Peninsula schools is looking awfully bright. And the present isn’t too shabby, either. Led by a strong contingent of Grade 11s – Earl Marriott’s Katie Reid, White Rock Christian’s Sean Keane and Elgin Park’s Jake Bruchet – as well as Earl Marriott’s Grade 10 phenom Deon Clifford, Peninsula athletes found themselves on the podium plenty at the two-day event Friday and Saturday at Burnaby’s Swangard Stadium. And all can return next year for another shot at gold, too. “There’s a lot of good, young Grade 10 boys coming up, and lots of Grade 9 girls, too, so it’s looking good. There’s a lot of depth here,” said EMS track and field coach Jim Clifford, also a member of Ocean Athletics Track and Field Club, which includes athletes from all local schools. Though no South Surrey schools cracked the top five in the overall team standings, Earl Marriott’s girls team was fourth, while WRCA’s boys placed fifth as a group. Reid, one of Canada’s top 400-m runners, won her signature event in 54.41 seconds – just 1.31 seconds ahead of Semiahmoo’s Vanessa Sjoberg, who took silver. Reid also snagged a silver medal in the 200, finishing less than three-tenths of a second back of McRoberts Secondary’s ShaiAnne Davis. Reid set personal bests in both races. “In the (400 m) heats on Friday I ran a 54.47 which was a PB, and on

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Earl Marriott’s Katie Reid leads the pack in the girls 400-m last weekend in Burnaby. Reid won gold, with a personal best time. Left, Semiahmoo’s Meghan Palesch competes in 80m hurdles in the Grade 8/9 portion of the provincial meet. Saturday I even beat that,” Reid explained. “In the final, there were just a lot of girls right there pushing me... it was great.” Deon Clifford – who also helped the Mariners to a junior rugby title in May – followed up his provincial performance last year with another impressive display this time around. Last year as a Grade 9 runner, Clifford won the Grade 8/9 invitational meet’s 800, 1,500 and 3,000 m races. This year, running at the much-tougher senior level, the speedy Clifford was second in the boys 3,000 m, and third in the 1,500.

WRCA’s Keane led the way in the boys 1,500 – a race which turned out to be an all-Peninsula podium finish, with WRCA teammate Blair Johnston finishing second and Clifford third. “The race went really well – exactly according to plan. Just perfect,” Keane said. “And it’s nice for (WRCA) to get that onetwo finish, too.” Johnston, in Grade 12, added a bronze medal to his collection in the 3,000. Keane narrowly missed another medal, finishing fourth in the 800 – just .44

seconds back of third-place Thomas Riva of Kwalikum. Elgin Park’s Bruchet was front-and-centre at one of the meet’s most dramatic races – Saturday’s 2,000-m steeplechase. Oak Bay’s Scott Secco took an early lead in the race – getting ahead of pre-race favourite Justin Kent of Kwantlen Park – before tumbling over a hurdle on the home stretch. With just 100 m to go to the finish line, both Kent and Bruchet moved ahead, with the Elgin Park runner taking first  see page 30

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Pros return to Hazelmere for pro-am Nick Greenizan Sports Reporter

A year after Hazelmere Golf Course’s Canadian Tour golf tournament was rebranded as the City of Surrey Invitational, the popular event has changed again. This time, the tournament – which began in 2006 at the Greater Vancouver Charity Classic – is not a sanctioned CanTour tournament, and instead will be a three-day proam event which takes places not just as Hazelmere, but also its West Coast Golf Group sister courses, Langley’s Belmont Golf Course and Swan-e-Set Bay Resort in Pitt Meadows. The tournament, now called the West Coast Golf Group Invitational Pro-Am, will still

feature a handful of CanTour son, who won Greater Vanpros – including three of the couver Charity Classic in 2006, past four Hazelmere winners would have also been here this – as well as a slew of Vancou- week, but is instead at a U.S. ver Golf Tour pros, and local Open qualifier in the United WCGG pros and members. States, Peverley added. Others in the field “Sponsorship dollars just weren’t there ❝The courses are this week include this year,” said West in great shape... Hazelmere pro Don Coast Golf Group Seol, and WCGG the greens are touring pro Phil president Troy Peverley, explaining fast. We’re ready Jonas. At the inauwhy the tournament gural Canadian Tour to go.❞ was not on the Canaevent at Hazelmere Troy Peverley in ‘06, Jonas was dian Tour schedule WCGG this time around. the lone Peninsula “But we’ve still got player to make the a lot of CanTour players – (past weekend cut, finishing 39th winners) James Lepp, Mike out of a 156-player field. Grobb and Adam Spiers will The tournament begins all be here. We’re pretty excited tomorrow (Thursday) at Belabout it.” mont, with a 120-player proAmerican pro Lee Williams- am, and the second round

of the pro-am goes Friday at Hazelmere, from 7 a.m. until about 1:30 p.m. Friday is for professionals only, with the top 25 pros – according to Thursday and Friday scores – advancing to a final round at Swan-e-set. First prize is $10,000. And though stretching the tournament over three courses this year presents a challenge for the WCGG’s maintenance crews, Peverley was excited to be able to showcase all three properties. “That’s the whole idea,” he said. “And the courses are all in great shape. The rough isn’t quite as long as it has been (at previous CanTour events), but the greens are fast… we’re ready to go.”

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Marriott’s Katie Reid (right) chases Maple Ridge’s Mallory Wyant (centre) in the girls 4x100 relay. Sommer and Christina Juert, both fourth in their respective discus finals; and Earl Marriott’s Riley van Ryswyk, who was fifth in pole vault.

Top finishers aside, one of the weekends’ most impressive moments, at least according to Semiahmoo Totems coach Maureen de St. Croix, had nothing to do with results. In the girls 1,500-m steeplechase, Semi’s Rachel Cho was in fifth place when a fellow competitor tripped over the final hurdle and fell hard to the ground. Rather than continue past her, Cho stopped to help her up. She settled for seventh place as a result. “She could’ve easily kept going, nobody would have said a thing if she had, but she didn’t – it was an amazing thing to do, and we were all very proud of her,” said de St. Croix. “It was one of the best moments of the entire meet.” For full provincial results, including results from the Grade 8/9 meet, visit www.bcsscctfa.bc.ca

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The Earl Marriott Mariners – shown above in a second-round game against Vancouver College – finished 10th at B.C. High School Boys AAA Rugby Championships, after losing its final game 36-15 to Victoria’s Saint Michael’s University School last week in Abbotsford. The Mariners were ranked fifth heading into the tournament, but were upset in the first round by the Kelowna Owls. Marriott‘s Steve Bouchard was named to the Commissioner’s XV all-star team.

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We also learned through this tragedy how many friends Brock had - because we had no idea. We discovered that the virtues we spent all his life instilling did in fact sink in! As the graduating class of 2010 venture out to discover their career path - and if feelings of uncertainty, insecurity or frustration should arise remember Brock's favorite saying - "MAN UP

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Born, January 14, 1917 on Bell Island,Newfoundland, Marjorie passed away May 8, 2010, at Morgan Heights Nursing Home in South Surrey, BC. Predeceased by husband Donald McLachlan, May 1991, she leaves to mourn her devoted son David (Cathy) grandchildren Michael, Mark (Lynn) and Victoria (Robert), four great-grandchildren, many nephews, nieces and extended family and friends. A memorial service will be held June 16th, 2010 at 2:30, at Church of the Holy Trinity, 15115 Roper Street, White Rock, BC. “We celebrate her life. We mourn her passing. May she rest in peace!”

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PAPPS, Reginald Royston JAMIESON, Doreen Emily Louise Jan 25, 1935 - May 23, 2010 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Doreen, wife, mother, grandmother. Doreen was born in Saskatchewan but lived most of her life in White Rock. Doreen served with the Royal Canadian Air Force before she married. Doreen will be missed by her husband Dawson, son Aaron (Diane), grandchildren Austin and Zoe. A private memorial will be held at a future date.

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On behalf of Kelly, Riley, Darby and myself, I would like to express our gratitude for implementing "The Brock Shannon Memorial Scholarship." As most of you know our son passed away tragically in 2007 at the age of 15. These past few years have been the most difficult and painful for our family. However, during this process we've learned many things:

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Hogg, Kathleen Blair July 14, 1918 – May 29, 2010 It is with great sadness we announce the loss of our loving mother and grandmother, Kathleen Blair Hogg (nee King). Born on July 14, 1918 in Fairfax Manitoba she was raised on the extensive family farm which was awarded the distinction of being named the most beautiful farm in Manitoba. She trained as a registered nurse in Portage La Prairie and then moved to Vancouver in the early 1940’s to nurse at Vancouver General Hospital. In 1942 she joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was stationed at Pat Bay on Vancouver Island where she met the love of her life Dr RJ Allan Hogg. They were married on June 20, 1945 at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver and moved to White Rock the following year to join the community and raise their family. She was an active member of many community groups including being a founding member of the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary, the Rotary Anns, and the Daughters of the Nile. After raising her family she enrolled at the British Columbia Institute of Technology where she upgraded her registered nursing degree and returned to nursing in her early 60’s. Our mother was a gracious, funny, compassionate woman who was always present for her husband, children, and grandchildren. The memories are forever. Predeceased by her loving husband in 2005 she will be sorely missed by her children Gordon (LaVerne), Joan (Bill), Linda, John (Tracy) and her seven grandchildren James, Blair, Robert (Tania), Katy, Ali, Allan, and Jackson. A service will be held in her honour on Tuesday June 22, 2010 @ 3:00pm at First United Church 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue, White Rock BC. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Dr Al Hogg Family Doctor Legacy Fund at the Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation 15521 Russell Avenue, White Rock BC V4B 2R4 which raises funds to develop and train family doctors to serve the community of White Rock. The family extends their sincere thanks to the wonderful residents and staff of the Dr Al Hogg Pavilion of Peace Arch Hospital who lovingly cared for our mother in her last years.

LEIVO, Leo Evert October 24th 1918 June 1st 2010 We would like to give thanks to God for the life of Leo Evert Leivo who passed away peacefully at Peace Arch Hospital on Tuesday, 1st June 2010. He will be dearly missed by Rowena, his wife of 26 years. He also leaves to mourn his niece Grace Lynne (Gordon) and his nephew John (Marilyn). Leo was predeceased by his sister Carol Martin and his brother Veli Leivo. He is also survived by four great-nieces and a great nephew. Leo was born in Finland and immigrated to Hearst, Ontario in 1930 and spent much of his life working in the Forrest industry in Hinton, Alberta. He and Rowena moved to South Surrey in 1985. Leo was a man of faith who loved God. A funeral service of Thanksgiving was held on Tuesday, 8th June, 2010. Donations instead of flowers may be sent to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation or All Saints Community Church (P.O. Box 75068 White Rock, B.C., V4B 5L3). Rowena would like to thank neighbours and friends for their support; the nursing staff at Peace Arch Hospital for their wonderful care; Dr. Paton for his care and compassion; and Pastor Peter Klenner for his visits and support for Leo.

Born September 21, 1915 passed away peacefully on June 2, 2010 in White Rock. He was predeceased by 2 sons Christopher and Michael. Reg is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Lyra; his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren; step-daughter Bev and 2 step-grandsons Brad (Suzie) and Kevin (Monika). Reg was a dedicated member of the Royal Cdn. Legion for over 65 years and he was proud of his days in Service. He loved to play bingo and he loved to spend time fishing in the Englishman River in Qualicum. He will forever be missed by all who knew him. A Celebration of his life will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday June 11, 2010 at the Royal Canadian Legion #6 at 17567-57 Ave. in Surrey. Should friends desire, donations in memory of Reg may be made to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-596-2215

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Helen E. Karvellas Inc. CLIENTS & EX-EMPLOYEES Please email: karvellasactionplan@gmail.com PARENTS OF CHILDREN (6-13) with ADHD needed to complete questionnaires about treatment experiences. Participants receive $35. Call Dr. Johnston at Psychology Department, UBC: 1-866-558-5581 (toll-free). PLEASE HELP FIND CANDACE SHPELEY, missing mother of 3 children. Google: Candace Missing or visit: www.kenostats.ca and Get your chance at $100,000. Check out U-tube

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DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE CALLS. 1-877-297-9883. Exchange voice messages, voice mailboxes. 1-888-534-6984. Live adult casual conversations-1on1, 1-866-3119640, Meet on chat-lines. Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).

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LOST: ALUMINUM CANE, corner of 16th & 152nd Street (by bank). 604-536-2784 LOST: Kitten-male, tiny, gray & white stripes, between 4-5 mos. Vic. of 19th/154th on June 5th. Pls call (604)897-7560 LOST - SUNGLASSES, Fendi prescription sunglasses, W.Rock/S.Sry area, June 1-5, lrg dark brown frames. Reward. (604)880-0524 LOST: Unusual Ladies gold ring, keep sake, lost in South Surrey. Pls call 604-538-8693 Reward

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TIMESHARE

SELL/ RENT YOUR TIMESHARE NOW!!! Maintenance fees to high? Need cash? Sell your unused timeshare today. No Commissions or Broker Fees. Free Consultation. www.sellatimeshare.com (888) 724-7479

NEW Preschool Register now for Sept.

604-541-1022 discoverytimedaycare@shaw.ca SANDCASTLES & Sunshine Preschool 14633 - 16th Avenue Fun Family Phonics & Fine Arts Program Accepting Registration (Est. since 1995) BRENDA 604-531-2100 for info.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ADD YOUR business on www.BCLocalBiz.com directory for province wide exposure! Call 1-877-645-7704 ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING AHEAD? Learn to operate a Mini-Office Outlet working from your computer. www.freedom-unlimited.info Increase your Business by reaching every hunter in BC, Advertise your business in The BC Hunting Regulations Synopsis. This publication offers guaranteed year long reach to sportsmen & women, 200,000 copies! Call Annemarie at 1-800-661-6335 Mattress Cleaning & Sanitizing Business. New to Canada. Removes dust mites, bed bugs and harmful allergens “The Green Way” Small Investment. Hygienitech 1-888-999-9030 www.Hygienitech.com NET up to $2900/mo, safe, secure, all cash turn-key. No selling, min. invest $17,800. 1-866-650-6791 RECESSION PROOF Investment Opportunity Worldwide LOTTERY & YOU. Part Owner of Never Before Offered. Enormous Profit Potential!! Min. $25K Accredited Investors Call: 1-888-855-8187, www.ThePlayersLottery.net


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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION 109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Star Fleet Inc. HIRING! DRIVERS, FARMERS, RANCHERS & RETIREES needed with 3/4 Ton or 1-Ton pick up trucks to deliver new travel trailers & fifth wheels from US manufacturers to dealers throughout Canada. Pref. Class 1 Lic. or 3yrs towing exp. Top Pay! Call Craig 1-877-890-4523. www.starfleettrucking.com

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Become a Psychiatric Nurse - train locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements, and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $29/hour. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free: 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com

DGS CANADA 2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE No Reservations Needed Report to 19358 - 96 Ave., #215 Surrey, Saturday 8:30am www.dgscanada.com 604-888-3008 “Preferred by Canadian Employers”

INTERIOR Heavy Equipment Operator School Train on fullsize Excavators, Dozers, Graders,Loaders. Includes safety tickets. Provincially certified instructors. Government accredited. Job placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853

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FARM WORKERS

GENEVA FARMS Inc. Farm Labourers Needed FT. Starting June 15th. 40-50 hours/week. $9.14hour. Duties include planting, pruning, tieing, weeding and harvesting the crop. Submit your application by fax 604-852-4605 or mail 31580 Huntingdon Road, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T6B8.

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HELP WANTED

BREAKFAST COOK: Experience with Breakfast Cooking an asset, Short order cooking will be considered, White Rock location, Fatburger serving Ricky’s Famous Breakfast coming soon @ 152 Street and 17A Ave. Day shifts only, No night work. Full & Part Time available, In by 6am and out by noon or 2 PM. $13.50 plus for experience. Send resume to dianna@rickysr.com or fax 604-637-8874

BUILDING MAINTENANCE WORKER AD The Tong Louie Family YMCA (in Surrey) requires a well - rounded individual to complement our Building Maintenance team. The individual will assist the team with general maintenance of the facility. Candidates should have a strong mechanical aptitude, an attention to detail, and great interpersonal & customer service skills. This is a temporary full time summer position that could lead to permanent for the right individual. Rate of pay is $13.40 per hour. Please e-mail resume and cover letter: surrey@vanymca.org Or fax to: 604-575-3132 (Attn:Garry) Deadline for submissions is June 16/10. CAREGIVER/HOUSEKEEPER Mon-Fri. 9:30-3:30. Must be exp’d. Have car, sense of humor, exc. organizational skills. Enjoy dogs. Resume to: drdiamond@shaw.ca Customer sales/service, Summer Work, Immediate openings, flexible schedules, $16.25 base-appt, conditions apply, no exp necessary will train, call now, 604-595-1040 www.summeropenings.ca/mv

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HELP WANTED

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

Landscape Maintenance Established company specializing in Strata and Commercial Landscape Maintenance is currently hiring F/T Landscape Maintenance Foreman. We offer top dollar, company truck, benefits and operate year round. Two years experience in running a crew is required. Any Horticulture Certification / Seminars will go towards negotiations. Fax Manager @ 604-541-1331 or email: newhiring@shaw.ca PERSON WANTED to clean 1 bdrm. apt. Also some office work. P/T 4 hrs. week, $10 hr. OK for student. 604-531-5517 Professional hairstylist needed: Studio One Aveda concept salon on beautiful Salt Spring Island. Amazing community, extended medical, education opportunities!

Employment or ownership! Email resume & cover letter: studio_one@telus.net http://westcoastdream4sale. blogspot.com REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT Part-Time Req’d by Top Producer Agent. Average 4-5 hrs/day (no wknds). Must have experience. Skills: analytical, research based mind-set, strong computer skills, highly organized, excellent communication skills, $15/Hour. Please email resume to: realtor2@telus.net

SHIPPING / PRODUCTION Door distributor & manufacturer has a Part-Time opportunity available for 20hrs./wk. with our growing company. Experience is an asset. Must be career driven to join our dynamic team! Opportunity available for career advancement! Competitive Wages.

Fax resume: 604-881-2374 E-mail: MFortuna@ mouldingandmillwork.com STUDENT for gardening help. Under owners guidance. Flex hrs good wage. Crescent Hts. 604-541-2509

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

Call Lori 604-777-2195

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Caregiver/Companion plus meal prep & housekeeping req’d soonest for senior White Rock lady, in her home. 3.5 days incld nights per week. Exp in elder care req’d; driver pref’d. Gross monthly salary $1500. Call 1-888-4926662 or email: dkardish@bridgescanada.com

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HOME STAY FAMILIES

HOMESTAY FAMILIES In W.R. area $40 / Day Japanese 16 & 17 years Aug. 1 - 10 Aug. 15 - 30

CanadaStay Inc Julie (604) 809-9463

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Exp. Line Cooks Req. Night Kitchen Supervisor Wages based on performance. Bring resumes to: Darlene or Fax resume to:

Jimy Mac’s Pub 19935-96 Ave. Langley Fax 604-882-5469 PASTA COOK needed with exp. for White Rock Restaurant. Free prk. Approx. 30-35 hrs/wk. $13/hr.Call Pierre after 1:30pm. (604)531-6261.

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MEDICAL/DENTAL

Busy White Rock Medical Clinic looking for P/T RN or LPN. Fax resume to: 604-531-9818

NEW AD CDA Exp’d dynamic and dedicated CDA req’d for modern computerized paperless dental office in Langley. With exc. staff and patients. Proficiency in all aspects of Restorative pros oral/implant surgery and dentrix software (or comparable) is a major asset. Perm. F/T position starts ASAP. Please send cover letter and resume to sagedental@gmail.com with attn: Yvonne

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Comsense Holdings Ltd is looking for a Carpenter Supervisor. Must have exp. in both handcut roofs and barrel roofs. Must be exp. in both Form work and Finishing Carpentry. Must also have knowledge of Joinery. Pay is $28 per hr + benefits. Must be fluent in English. Pls send resume with phone number to: comsense@shaw.ca Fabricator/Welder req’d F/T. Must have trailer exp. Fax resume: 604530-9415. knight@knighttrailer.com

F/T Production Worker Nickels Custom Cabinets Ltd., a Richmond kitchen cabinet manufacturer requires F/T Production worker. Must be energetic & willing to learn. Some woodworking or assembly exp. preferred, but willing to train. Established company with good benefits. Wages negotiable depending on experience.

Fax resume to 604-270-3825 or e-mail ted@nickelscabinets.com

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC required for coastal logging & road construction operation. Please fax resumes to 604681-8906.

Data Entry Clerk/ Receptionist

Local publisher needs seasonal employee for office. Looking for an energetic, professional team player with superior written and verbal communication skills, in fast paced office. Must be proficient in Word, Data Entry, switchboard and general office functions. 55 + WPM, previous office exp. req’d. Yearly F/T June to Dec. P/T Jan. to May. Please email resume attn: Hiring Manager info@linmarkpublishing.ca

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SHEET METAL APPLICATORS

Metro Roofing (Langley) requires experienced Sheet Metal Applicators. Must have min. of 5 years experience installing roof flashings. All work to RCABC Standards & Specifications. Vaild Class 5 D.L. and attention to detail work a must. Commercial and industrial projects.

Good wages and benefits. Call:604-888-4856 E-mail: metroroofing@shaw.ca Fax: 604.888.4827 Serious Enquiries Only!

SALES

Calling All Successful InSide Sales Representatives! We are seeking a successful inside telephone salesperson who is passionate about selling and servicing business customers. Our sales representatives contact existing and new business customers, outbound selling (B2B); multiple daily orders, and a short sales cycle. Intensive outbound sales is the focus with some inbound cross-selling and upselling. This is a great opportunity with outstanding earning potential. We are an established business with 2,000 employees with a brand following throughout the province. Check out our website at: www.blackpress.ca We offer: • Outstanding earning potential. Base plus commission. • Two weeks paid holidays • Excellent benefits (medical, dental) * Pension plan Qualifications: • 1 year successful sales experience preferred (B2B telephone experience preferred) • Outstanding sales skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Computer and time management skills • Advertising, media experience a plus Email: ggreen@blackpress.ca

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VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers Wanted for White Rock Canada ROCK 10K July 1st, 2010 7am - 12 noon Road Marshals, Water Stations & start/finish line. Contact: Mitchell@TRYEVENTS.ca

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WOODPAK IS looking for both experienced and junior woodworking staff, general labor / assemblers and an experienced screen printer for Langley factory. Fax resume to 604-542-8708. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

MING SPA, Spring Special. $40/1 hr. Perfect body massage, effective for fatigue, stress & after exercise or work. 15932-96 Ave, Surrey. 8:30am-9:30pm. 604-580-8830.

HOSPITAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST If you’re looking for a rewarding career in hospital administration, this one of a kind diploma program will prepare you for entry-level employment as an Admitting/Registration Clerk, Health Records Clerk, Diagnostic Imaging Clerk, Hospital Switchboard Operator, Medical Secretary and much more. The typical wage upon graduation tends to be in the range of $19.00-$21.00/hr.

Change your life 604-580-2772

www.stenbergcollege.com

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS

Well established Lower Mainland company is looking for a Sales Consultant to service our dealer network and develop our market share of fireplace installation sales. The ideal candidate will : · Be self-motivated with the ability to work independently. · Be well organized. · Have excellent communication skills. · Ensure that our customers receive the level of service they expect. · Have some experience in the heating/fireplace industry To the right candidate, we offer an exciting and challenging career where success is recognized and rewarded. In addition, training and technical support will be provided to the successful candidate and the salary package includes an extended medical benefits plan. In return, we seek an energetic and ambitious longterm employee with a strong desire to develop their career and earnings potential. Please email your resume to langleyfireplace@gmail.com

Psychic Sephia Palm & Tarot Card Reader Will tell your - Past Present-Future. She will not ask your problems She will tell-you-helps with depression-Family quarrels, removes Ja-doo-aura-cleansing. Tells your enemies by name. Couples trying to conceive. Reunites loved ones. Most problems solved in 24 hrs. 3 readings for $25: All readings private. Call today

(604)542-9881

COMPUTER SERVICES

Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, customized menus tailored to your function! q Dinner Parties q Executive Meetings q Family Gatherings q Weddings / Banquets q B-B-Ques q Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

Kristy 604.488.9161

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AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program.Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877)818-0783 BECOME AN EVENT PLANNER with the IEWP™ online course. Start your own successful business. You’ll receive full-colour texts, DVDs, assignments, and personal tutoring. FREE BROCHURE. 1-800-267-1829 www.qceventplanning.com LOVE YOUR JOB! FLEXIBLE, online web design courses. Beginner or advanced, College accredited curriculum. Learn from home while you build your online business and design skills. Visit: www.ibde.ca to apply! Train to be a MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT. The Healthcare industry needs YOU! MTI Community College www.mticc.com, (1) 604310-2684. LOVE YOUR JOB! Train to be an Apartment/Condominium Manager from home. Jobs registered across Canada! Thousands of grads working. Government registered. 30 years of success. Information: www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-665-8339, 604-681-5456.

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

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CARPET CLEANING

CARAVAN CARPET CLEANING. Seasonal specials. Truck mount steam cleaning. 778-885-9695. ~CHOICE CARPET CLEANING~ Free Estimates. Guaranteed Work! 604-897-6025 (24 hr) 788-688-0117

BUYING OR SELLING? Use bcclassified.com - Merchandise for Sale 500’s

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PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 30 Years Exp. Free Estimates.

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184 SCHAFER CEMENT Co. Remove your old driveway. & replace it with NEW. All prep & steel included. Broom ~ Exposed ~ Stamped FREE Est. Patios, Steps, Walks & Retaining Walls

604-218-7089

257 A Housecleaner avail. for private residential cleaning. Mon.- Wed. Well groomed, punctual & trustworthy. Rose 604-596-1972

A MAID TO CLEEN

FINANCIAL SERVICES

$10 MILLION AVAILABLE for Land Purchase/Development and Joint Ventures. Management Consulting and Business Plan services. Call 1-866-402-6464. $500$ LOAN SERVICE, by phone, no credit refused, quick and easy, payable over 6 or 12 installments. Toll Free: 1-877-776-1660 www.moneyprovider.com. AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member DEBT STRESS? Debts got you worried? End those phone calls. Avoid bankruptcy. Contact us for a no-cost consultation. Online: www.mydebtsolution.com or tollfree 1-877-556-3500. GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS will lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. IS YOUR BUSINESS IN FINANCIAL CRISIS? Call Corporate Turnaround Group for creative debt restructuring plans to significantly reduce corporate debt, lower monthly payments and minimize directors liabilities. Call 604-467-9505 or visit www.corporatedebt.ca

HOME CARE

IN THE COMFORT of your own home I do meal preps, respite care, shopping, driving to app’ts & personal care. Call 604-828-5234 MOBILE CERTIFIED FOOT CARE NURSE for gentle treatment of corns, calluses, diabetic feet, thick or fungal nails in your own home. www.handsthatheel.com nurseconnie26@hotmail.com Connie 604-996-6978

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

ADD YOUR business on www.BCLocalBiz.com directory for province wide exposure! Call 1-877-645-7704 WE PREPARE all kinds of tax returns, small business, self employed, corporate, estate & U.S. Reasonable rates. (604)541-4624

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

CLEANING SERVICES

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 “We enjoy leaving your home bright & clean!” CLEANING LADY ~ reliable, prof., will clean your home, office, moves in/out. 10 years exp. Reas. rates. Excellent references. 778-960-9865 CLEANING SERVICES. Bi-week & monthly. Floors, sealers & waxing Ref’s. Insured. 604-833-1462 DETAILED

EUROPEAN

CLEANING.

Efficient, Reliable, Exc. References. 18 yrs exp. 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 SERVICE We will clean your house or office. Insured & Bonded. (604)808-4541.

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

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DRYWALL Friendly Benjamin’s

Drywall Service & Flatten Popcorn Ceilings 604-230-7928 or 604- 538-3796

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ELECTRICAL

#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 Impact Electric Ltd. 7 days/wk. Com//Res. 20 yrs Exp. License# 101783, Emerg Serv. Avail. Bonded & Insured. 604-613-2466 PRICE ELECTRIC (#102909) renos, troubleshooting, panel changes, small jobs, bonded. Free Estimates plus great rates! Call NATHAN 604-518-9625

SCOTGUARD 24 hr. electrical services Commercial & Residential Hot-tubs Service & Panel upgrades, Renovations Guart. work. Licensed/bonded BBB app. No job too small

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

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE BOBCAT & MINI-EXCAVATOR Concrete Breaking, Post Hole Auger, Driveways Stump Removal, Excavation 604-541-1557 Gord 604-328-8360 PK CONTRACTING (Fully Insured) Mini excavator, concrete breaking, drainage & hauling. (604)218-0279 REDMOND’S BACKHOE & TRUCKING: Sewers, drains, waterlines, excavating, backfilling. 24 Yrs Exp. Free est. 604-818-2137.

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6 FT FENCING, Retaining Walls, Blacktop/Concrete driveway’s, Reno’s, Roofing & Bobcat Service. Gaary Landscaping (604)889-8957 Cedar & Concrete Fences and Landscaping. Quality work, Free Estimates. Call Mike 604-781-3870.

I have 35 years of experience, meal preps, light housekeeping, shopping, organizing, Dr.’s appts., etc. White Rock / S. Surrey area. 778-574-4448

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Home Care Sales Consultant

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

AAH ABOVE ALL APPLS REPAIR Quality work. Also appls for sale. Elect & plumb serv 604-588-2828

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A Career in Healthcare Administration

PERSONAL SERVICES

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

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A Cut Above Yard Maintenance *Pruning *Weeding *Power Raking *Aerating * Mowing *Yard Clean-ups White Rock Owned & Operated Since 1991

604-536-1345 AERATE $50 CUTTING $30

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GARDENING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 287

PORTMARNOCK TURFCARE Premium landscaping. 778-868-8555 or www.portmarnockturfcare.com

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING EC PAINTING & DECORATING

Popcorn Ceilings Are Very UGLY They are impossible to clean and always loaded with cob webs, even when painted still look dirty. We can give you a beautiful, clean, flat ceiling, lovely to look at & will modernize your home.

Soil, bark, Sand, Gravel etc. $25/yd + $50 del. Also, Property Maint. Services avail.Simon 604-230-0627

STEPPING STONES LANDSCAPING

CALL FRIENDLY BENJAMIN 604-230-7928 or 604-538-3796

◆ Natural & Cultured Stone Masonry ◆ Retaining Walls ◆ Paving Stones ◆ Fencing ◆ Driveway & Patio Sealing

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778.277.4745 SPENCER

◆ Renovations ◆ Home Improvements ◆ Painting Interior/Exterior ◆ Cedar & Custom Fencing ◆ General Contractors ◆ Roofing ◆ Siding ◆ Doors ◆ Windows ◆ Skylights

604-753-8979 AERATE, yard cleanup, power raking, trim, fencing, landscaping, pressure washing. 604-502-9198.

778.294.3698

Call & Book Your Estimate Today!

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HOME REPAIRS

Make us your first call, we do it all! Reasonable Rates. Fast, Friendly & Reliable Service.

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✗ TREE Trouble ✗ Hedge Repair ✗ Tree Sculpting ✗ Pro-Climber

Mike 604-671-3312

*Seniors Disc. * Insured *22 yrs

604-513-8524

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HANDYPERSONS

HANDYMAN: Renos, carpentry. finishing, flooring, drywall repair, tiles, paint, etc., No job to small. Reas Rates. 604-219-6270 / rstj@live.ca HANDYMAN. Very reliable. 20 yrs exp. Senior’s discount. Make a list. CAN DO IT ALL! 604-866-4977

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Call 604-537-1802

British Construction Old Country tradesmen Retirement was boring No job too small

Call 604-607-6659 www.laybournpainting.com

Geo Pacific Enterprises Ltd.

MASTER GARDENER Avail for Consultation & Maintenance. Call 604-250-1745.

Milano Landscapers & Garden Services Spend more time with FAMILY WE WILL do your YARDWORK DAerating DFertilization DGarden Bed Maintenance DHedge Trimming DPruning DLawn Cutting DPower Raking DPower Washing NOW BOOKING APPTS FOR AERATING & FERTILIZATION (incl moss control or fertilization)

373A TELEPHONE SERVICES A FREE TELEPHONE SERVICE Get Your First Month Free. Bad Credit, Don’t Sweat It. No Deposits. No Credit Checks. Call Freedom Phone Lines Today Toll-Free 1866-884-7464. **HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348.

TILING

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TILE/LAMINATE SPECIALIST With Design Expertise. Grout color adjustment & restoration.16 yrs on the Peninsula. No Job Too Small. Free Est. Perry 604-538-6976

TREE SERVICES

MILANO PAINTING 604 - 551- 6510 Interior & Exterior S S S S

Professional Painters Free Estimates Written Guaranteed Bonded & Insured

~ PRO PAINTERS~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR

PETS 353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

10% Discount

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CREATIVE GARDEN Design & Installation Contact us for a for Free Consultation. Telephone: 604-8071701 or www.conwaylandscapes.ca

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AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of moving/packing. Excellent Service. Reas. rates! Different from the rest. 604-861-8885 www.advancemovingbc.com A AMC MOVING. Professional movers. *Big/small *local/long distance. Insured, great rates. Free est. 604-638-9966 or 778-888-9628

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

PROMPT, RELIABLE, SERVICE 7 DAYS A WK Seniors Discount

CALL ROGER

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PETS

AMERICAN COCKER blk & tan male 13 wks old. Shots, chipped, Reg. championship. Pedigree, hand raised. Pet or show $1000 firm. 604-599-4498 BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies. Male and Female, vet checked, vaccinated and ready for loving homes. $1,100. 604-637-4439. BORDER COLLIE X SETTER, born March 22, ranch raised with lots of attn. $200. Carol 1-604-316-4668

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THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR QUALITY WORK

WestcanConstruction

EAST WEST ROOFING & SIDING CO. Roofs & re-roofs. BBB & WCB. 10% Discount, Insured. Call 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

Phone: (604) 307-5894 email: mail@westcanconstruction.ca Steve Pendlington Licensed  Liability Insured  Member of Worksafe BC  Owner/Operator

Call to book your free in home estimate today!

604-328-6387 “Now serving Walnut Grove, Langley and surrounding areas”

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

“Georgie” award finalist-best kitchen 2008 & 2009 In-house design team and cabinet shop Let MPB make your renovation dreams come true!

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PAVING/SEAL COATING

ALLAN CONST. & Asphalt. Brick, concrete, drainage, foundation & membrane repair. (604)618-2304.

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

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PLUMBING

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! AMAN’S PLUMBING SERVICES Lic.gas fitter. Reas $. 778-895-2005

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

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

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Peace Arch News Wednesday, June 9, 2010 PETS

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PETS

PETS 477

PETS

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. For info 604-309-5388 / 856-4866 CHIHUAHUA PUP, 1 yr. female. Up todate shots, tri color $200 firm. 604-864-8164 CHIHUAHUA Pups. Cute, small, MF, great colors. Long & short coat. 1st ✓, 9 wks. $650. 604-514-7267 CHIHUAHUA PUPS, vacc., tattooed, vet checked $400. Call (604) 392-6298 CHIHUAHUA, tiny pups, ready to go now. $700. Call (604)794-7347 ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS. Gorgeous, multi-Champion lineage, CKC reg’’d, micro chipped, health guaranteed. $2800. 604-513-0092.

PUG PUPPIES, 2 black 2 brown, 2M 2F family raised, ready to go Parents to view $850 604-613-6691

English Mastiff puppies. Reg, vet ✓. Beautiful M/F brindle. Ready June 28. $1100 & up. 604-858-6779 ENGLISH SPRINGER Spaniel Puppies For Sale Born January 19. We have 2 males and 1 female. 2nd shots, Dewormed, Vet Check. Family raised. Looking for good homes. Make a good offer at 250578-2455 FRENCH BULL DOG fawn, very loveable, must be only dog, adults preferred. $975. 778-883-8096 GOLDEN Retriever X Australian Shepherd 8 weeks/old. Females. Dewormed. $350. No Sunday calls: 604-819-4404 or 604-823-6703 Jack Russell/Mini Schnauzer X pups. 8wk. 1st shots, vet check, dewormed. $325. 604-858-6731 JACK RUSSELL pups short haired, smooth coats, nice markings, 1st shots tails done $380 604-820-5242 KITTENS 8 weeks, Black stripes with bit of orange. Ready to go. $60/each. Call 604-864-6461. KITTENS, playful, 9wks, females, 4 grey/1 blck, litter trained, $100/ea. (604)791-2442. No Sun calls LAB ROTTI MIX PUPS, first shots, dewormed, ready to go $395 each, CALL 604-826-6964 MANX X KITTENS, (8) males/female. 1 pure white male, stubby tail, various colours. 778-883-9707. MIN Schnauzer 2female/1male, tails docked, 1st shots, dewormed, hypo-allergic. $650. (604) 795-1953 MULTIPOO apricot Toys, $600 female, $500 male, vet checked, dewormed, (604)466-3766 NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! www.856-dogs.com or call: 604856-3647. PUG, black, very loveable, 1 year old, spayed, $575. To very loving home. Serious calls 778-883-8096

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

RETRIEVER LAB CROSS M & F 6 weeks old, first shots, vet ✔ $400 each (604)852-1528 SHIH TZU PUPPIES multi color, 1st shots, dewormed, $475. 604-8200252 or 604-773-2146

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523

UNDER $100

COUCH FOR SALE - Very good cond. $50: (604)535-9348 MATCHBOX COLLECTION Famous resorts, restaurants, clubs. $51. (604)537-7242.

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FRUIT & VEGETABLES

SMOOTH FOX Terrier FM. 9yo. Owner moved. Perfect companion dog, perky & playful. 604-531-7777 STAFFORDSHIRE BULL TERRIERS, P/B, vet ch, dewormed, microchipped, 1st shots, $1500 call 604 831 7498

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APPLIANCES

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BUILDING SUPPLIES

ESTATE SALE Sunday June 13th 10 am - 4pm

MISC. FOR SALE

612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE

MISC. WANTED

Buying Antique Native Indian Art & Artifacts: Baskets, Totem Poles, Stone Mauls, Tools, Bowls, Spoons Boxes, Silver, Beadwork, Eskimo, Inuit etc. Travis 604-377-5748 email: chadrick@nethop.net

19897-56 Ave. 604-534-4402 APPLIANCES WANTED * Free pick-up* 604-339-0744

560

REAL ESTATE

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991 FUTURE STEEL BUILDINGS CLEARANCE - Pre-engineered and custom-sized to your requirements. Factory-direct pricing. Some models discounted to half-price to clear. CALL FOR FREE BROCHURE AND QUOTE 1-800-668-5111 ext. 170. MOVING SALE Paintings, antiques, furniture, Royal Copenhagen, Persian carpets etc. (604)538-6429 NEW Norwood SAWMILLS - LumberMate-Pro handles logs 34” diameter, mills boards 28” wide. Automated quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency up to 40%. www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT - FREE Information: 1-800-5666899 Ext:400OT.

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

548

WANTED:

FURNITURE

560

MISC. FOR SALE

$19,975.00!! 30% OFF 792SF HOME/COTTAGE LOCK-UP!! Inventory Liquidation. Top Quality Pre-engineered / Panelized Building Systems Include Premium Windows, Doors, Siding, Roofing, and More! www.greenrpanel.com. Packages / Prices: 1-800-871-7089. FACTORY DIRECT!!! #1A STEEL BUILDING SALE! Save up to 60% on your new garage, shop warehouse. 6 colors available! 40 year warranty! Free shipping, the first 20 callers! 1-800-457-2206. www.crownsteelbuildings.ca.

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BUILDING SALE! 25x30 $4,577. 30x40 $7,140. 32x60 $11,950. 32x80 $18,420. 35x60 $ 13,990. 40x70 $14,650. 40x100 $24,900. 46x140 $37,600. OTHERS. Ends optional. Pioneer MANUFACTURERS DIRECT 1-800-668-5422.

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$749,000. PROFESSIONALLY reno’d one-level house. 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath on 7200 sq lot. Near 14th ave/132 street. 604-825-4142 Cedar Hills, Sry, 4/bdrm, 2235 sq/ft home w/bsmt ste, spec view! Lge lot; priv b/yrd. $459K. 604.951.9104 FLEETWOOD 8935-151 St. 60x127 ft LUC lot, 2 bdrm up, 1 bdrm down, unfinished bsmt, $412,000 firm. Serious inquiries only. Please call 604-807-8463.

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HOMES WANTED

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ACREAGE

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FOR SALE BY OWNER

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(off Oxford St.) Antiques, Vintage, Art Deco, Old Records, Sports Memorabilia, Lady Lamp, National Lampoons, Lg. SLATE Schoolhouse Chalkboard, Furniture, H/Hold items & More. If Raining - Next Saturday

MOVING SALE Indoor & Outdoor Furniture Bring Your Truck

WHITE ROCK: For Sale. Commercial/Retail. 5 corners. 1300 / 2214 s/f. Financing avail. 604-996-9887.

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Antiques & Collectable’s of all sorts. Appraisals done - Top Prices Paid Please call: Tom Douglas Phone/Fax: 604-595-0298 35 years experience.

DINING ROOM SUITE Peppler, 6 chairs $775. King size Pillow top mattress & boxspring $350. Moving. 604-531-1726

BUSINESSES FOR SALE on Salt Spring Island -Marine Services and Sales- Only one in the Gulf Islands -Fresh Pasta Manufacturing- retail and wholesale sales. Call John Cade- 250-537-7547, john@gulfislandsproperty.com Royal LePage Salt Spring Realty-1-888-537-5515.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Peace Arch News REAL ESTATE 639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

WHITE ROCK bachelor and 1 bdrm. suites avail. July 1 or sooner. From $695 to $835 mo. Clean quiet, adult oriented bldg. 1 yr. lease. N/S N/P. Incl. hot water & heat. 778-245-7074 WHITE ROCK, Casabella, 5 corners. Bachelors & 1 bdrms. $700 $850. Incl cable. h/water. N/S. Sml pet considered. 15391 Buena Vista Ave. Sml. quiet bldg. 2nd flr, walkup. Hardwood flrs. 604-803-2005.

WHITE ROCK

RENTALS 736

HOMES FOR RENT

Ocean Park Rancher - Newly renovated 1235 sq. ft. 2 bedroom and den, 2 bath, double garage & storage sheds, 7763 sq. ft. fenced private yard, $2000.00, non smokers, small pets negotiable, avail. July 1, 2010, 1 year lease. Drive by 1638 138A Street, Call 604-541-0845 or cindywalker@shaw.ca Peace Arch Area - Nr the New Summerfield area. Bachelor cabin at zero Ave. $595/mo. 604-5383237 or 604-599-1646

Close to Semiahmoo Mall

1 BDRM or 2 BDRMS Concrete Hi-rise. 55+, NS/NP Heat, hot water, & light included

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE

Call 604-538-5337

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WHITE ROCK. Large 2 bdrm, partial ocean view, $880/mo. Large 1 bdrm. $750/mo. Avail July 1st. N/S. Incl. heat/hot water. 604-951-8632.

689 WHITE ROCK SOUTH SURREY

WHITE ROCK. Marine Drive. Furnished 1 bdrm. apt. 5 appl. Avail. July 1st. $920/mo. 604-541-9000

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

CRESCENT HTS. 1700 sq ft Rancher 4/bdrms, 2/bthrms, 7350 sq ft lot. 50 x 147 ft. Close to all amenities. 5 min. walk to Crescent Beach. Reduced to $499,000.

WHITE ROCK - Miramar Village, concrete building! Luxury 1 bdrm, hardwood, gas cooktop, air conditioned. 2 parking spots. Ocean and Mountain Views! 1 year lease. N/P, N/S. Available July 1st. $1300. Call 604 999-7843. WHITE ROCK

OCEAN VIEW!

604-535-9182 or 604-626-0069.

CHECK CLASSIFIEDS bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

Quiet lifestyle with a view. Beautiful, large 1 & 2 bedroom suites available. Close to Semiahmoo Mall, rec. centers, transit and White Rock beach. Nestled in a park like setting, with some suites cat friendly, it’s a must see. To view call 604-531-9797 or email rentwhiterock@telus.net and ask for Suada.

WHITE ROCK 100 - 20436 Fraser Hwy, Langley WHITE ROCK CONDO The Ridgecrest 15 & Vidal St. Clean neat & tidy 1 bdrm & den condo on 3rd flr, 972 sq ft, 5 appl, 1.5 bthrms, deck, 1 sec u/g pkg stall, n/s, n/p, lase req’d. Available July 15th. $1,000/mos. Call Sandi 604-534-7974 sandi@naicommercial.ca Visit us on the web at: www.goddardrentals.ca

PROPERTY Rentals

PACIFICA 1580 Everall Street Recently renovated one bedrooms from $795 & up (avail. now) and two bedrooms from $1050 & up (avail July 1st). Spacious, close to beach, shops, and buses.

Have Qualified Tenants Need Homes Call Sheri M 604-535-8080 Full pictures & info. on our website croftagencies.com Promp & Professional S,SURREY, 139/34th Ave, House with acreage & 6800sf living space w/pool, $3500/mo. 604-328-2826 S. SURREY. 1 bdrm house, 900 s/f. New paint/carpets. W/D hook-ups. July 1/now. $950. Sm pet ok. Min 1 yr lse 15170-24 Ave. 604-535-3412 S. SURREY. 3 bdrm. 2 bath, nice area near park/beach/bus. New carpets & kitchen, lge yard w/big patio. Ns/np. $1775. July 1. 604-319-5901 WHITE ROCK, 15353 VICTORIA AVE. Great loc., easy walk to beach, 1 bdrm., lge. liv. rm., lge. glass encl. deck with magnificent ocean view. No kit., f., w/d, hot plate. Handyman will get a break on the rent. Only $675 mo. July 1. Call Steve Merkel 604-541-4888 WHITE ROCK E Beach 1200 sqft built 1982 lease August 1st. 2 bdrm, 1-1/2 bth, partial ocean view, hardwood, wood fireplace $1590 + utilities. Open Sun June 6th 2-4. 604-837-1117. WHITE ROCK: Exec 2 level 3000 sf, 3 bdrm, gourmet kitch, 2 lg decks w/ocean view. Suit prof cpl. $2700/mo (604)531-7784

Call Mike 604-535-7206

Visit:

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

Call 604-589-5693

WHITE ROCK PACIFIC VIEW CONDOS 2 bdrms, 2 baths, heat, hot water & gas incl’d. Great Location at 5 corners. Avail. immed. or June 1. From $1400/mo. No smoking, No pets. Reno’d suites available.

Houses, Townhomes, Condo’s & Suites!

Call Jennifer 778-881-3402 WHITE ROCK

OCEAN VIEW CONDO - THE CONTESSA White Rock’s most exclusive, luxury, unobstructed panoramic ocean view condo. Concrete bldg. 2 units per floor. 2100 sq. ft. 2 bdrm. master w/ large sitting area, 2 bath, den, large island kitchen, Gas cook top & F/P, large marble entrance, full size freezer, radiant heat, 2 car secure u/g parking, large storage areas, built in vac. syst. SW corner of Prospect & Martin. N/P N/S $3200/mo. Avail. August 1 Call : Marian at (604)862-3513 or (604)535-9948 Long term lease available if desired! RESORT RETIREMENT LIVING. SSurrey/WRock. Top flr, 1 BR in 55+. W/D in suite. Onsite concierge, lounges w. large screen TV, billiards, chapel, hair salon, workshop, entertainers, shuttle bus, full service dining room, recreation programs (movies, bingo, crafts, exercise). $1800. Meal plan and HK avail as options. 604-532-4103

SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave 1 MONTH FREE RENT!! CALL FOR DETAILS Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, video surveillance. NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499 www.cycloneholdings.ca

1 Bdrm $795/mo avail now 2 bdrms avail June 15.

Call 604-538-4599 firviewrentals@gmail.com

White Rock / S. Surrey, Surrey, Langley, Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen Steveston, New West & Coquitlam Call Now! 604-536-0220 or email info:

info@rentinfo.ca 741

WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. 1 bdrm apt w/balcony, cement bldg. f/p, d/w. 1 block from Semiahmoo Mall. Avail. now. $850. Call for appointment to view: 604-541-6276 WHITE ROCK SUNSET VILLA. Large 1 bdrm apt, w/large balcony, cement bldg. d/w, carpeting, f/p. 1 block from Semiahmoo Mall. Avail. July 1st. Call for appointment to view: 604-541-6276

715

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

CRESCENT PARK: SxS, 3/bdrm+ den, 5/applis, 1/ba, newly updated, deck, carport, f/b/yard. 1,600 sq/ft on 2 flrs. Cls to schls, trans & 1,000 steps. N/P, N/S. $1650/mo+ utils. Avail now. Pls call (604)536-2606.

730

MISC. FOR RENT

736

HOMES FOR RENT

747A SEASONAL ACCOMMODATION 3BD. 3Ba. Vacation hm. lg. priv. balcony, waterfront, slps. 8, 2400sf., w/beachouse & dock on Okanagan Lk. Ex. rent. For more info. call 1-250-766-3311 or email; bryl@hotmail.com

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750

SUITES, LOWER

71ST AND 194th area Brand new 1 brdm coach house and basement suite for rent. each available now for $750.00 includes hydro, cable and internet and insuite laundry. 778-574-5425 CRESCENT PARK - Lower Duplex, 2 bdrm & den. Avail July 1st. Gas f/p. sec syst. W/D. Walk to Cres. Beach. Lease req. $995/mo. (604)542-0001 OCEAN PARK .1 bdrm suite (furn’d optional), phone, laundry, heated floors, wood f/p. Avail July 1. $900/mo. Tricia 604-782-5553.

810

SUITES, UPPER

757

WANTED TO RENT

PROFESSIONAL, mature couple with 2 small children moving to the area looking for a 2-3 bdrm house/condo in South Surrey White Rock area for short to medium term. Andrea 604-374-6921

TRANSPORTATION 810

AUTO FINANCING

$0 DOWN & we make your 1st payment at auto credit fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599. www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309.

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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2005 MAZDA TRIBUTE, 1 owner, beige, 90,000kms, $12,000. Great condition. (604)533-2429 2006 RIDGELANE EXL S/R, 77KM, (BY4692) $25,995: Dlr # 6911. White Rock Honda (604)536-2111

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1996 HONDA ACCORD EXR - 4 dr. sedan, 4 cyl. loaded, local, Air/C. green, low k, $3495 (604)613-5989 Leather int. Mint cond. $3888: (604)507-7167 1999 TOYOTA CE. Auto, 4 dr. Aircared, no acc’d. New tires & brakes. Good cond. $2850. 778-848-7621 2002 HONDA ACCORD 4 dr, 4 cyl, 5 spd, std, Lthr seats, 169K. Exc. cond. $6500 604-538-6378 2006 CIVIC DX-G Sedan Auto (BY4699) $14,895: Dlr # 6911. White Rock Honda (604)536-2111 2006 CIVIC EX, 4dr, auto. ON SALE $15,995: BY4667. Dlr #6911 White Rock Honda 536-2111 2006 Honda Civic 2 dr coup. Galaxy gray. Auto, p/w, 104kms. Not a rebuild. Dealer maint’d at Surrey Honda $9700. 604-613-4223 2006 MAZDA GS Sedan, 5spd, only 60Km. XC5410. $13,995: Dlr #6911. W.Rock Honda 536-2111 2007 ACURA CSX Premium, blue, auto, fully loaded, exc cond, 57,300 km’s, ext’d warranty to 100,000 kms no accid, $18,500. (604)581-8054 2007 CIVIC DX - G 5 spd, ON SALE $14,895: Dlr #6911. BY4659 White Rock Honda (604)536-2111 2008 HONDA FIT H/B, 42,000 kms. 4dr, std, grey. Reduced to $9,800. no accidemts. 604-596-1591 2008 TOYOTA MATRIX 5 dr, auto, $17,995: BY4684. Dlr # 6911 White Rock Honda (604)536-2111 200O HONDA PRELUDE auto, silver, 145K no accidents, aircared for 2 yrs. Xcond. $8500. 778-889-3573 2010 NISSAN VERSA, auto, 4dr hatchback, red, options, low km’s, $9750 firm. 604-538-4883

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1986 FORD MUSTANG GT convert. 5L, exc condition, 109K, very rare car. $8500 obo. 604-542-6114 1995 CORSICA. 250K, 45K/gallon, auto, 4 dr, 4 brand new tires, good work car. $1250. 604-951-3704 1998 Cadillac Catera, V6-Air Cared, 4dr, fully loaded 120kms must see. $3995 o.b.o. Call 604-534-0923 1999 CHRYSLER CIRRUS LX- 4 cyl. auto, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PDL, mint. $2450 Langley 604.309.3135 2000 INTREPID- exc. cond. Well maint. Pwr windows, locks, & seats. Air/c, cruise control / fog lights. 180,000km. $4500 (604)888-0268 2004 CHEVY Cavalier, auto, 90K, 4 dr, alum wheels, new tires, all power, a/c, spoiler, like new, red. $3500. Keyless 604-502-9912 2004 PONTIAC AZTEC, 4 door, 138,000 kms, no accidents, $4500. 604-690-7236, 604-588-7236 2005 Cadillac XLR red 32,000K hardtop/convert Local car only summer driven $47,500 250-262-4546 2005 Ford Taurus 12,000K, V6 a/c, stereo, sunroof, metallic blue. $12,600. 604-597-6816 2006 PT CRUISER, 59,000 kms, auto, no acc, garage kept, senior driven, $7800. (604)539-2040. 2007 CHRYSLER 300 - touring edition, only 10,000k, black, local, no accidents. $18,500 (604)614-2476

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1979 Porsche 928 8 cylinder, red, 187kms, same owner 15yrs. $5100 OBO. Call 604-856-4417

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1998 TOYOTA SIENNA, green, 164kms, A/C, no accidents. $4,900. Good cond. (604)728-0390 1998 TOYOTA SIENNA LE. Loaded, AirCared, 7 pass, 196K, keyless. $7500 obo. 604-812-1278 2001 CHEVY VENTURE - V-6 auto, air, tilt, cruise, PW, PDL & more. $2650 Surrey 604-590-1661 2001 Chevy Venture: V6 mini van, gold, p/l, p/w, cd, AirCared, runs excellent! $2200. obo. (604)765-4245. 2001 FORD WINDSTAR LTD. F/loaded, tan, auto, 158K, very good cond. $4600. 604-951-3704 2001 ISUZU NPR 16’box w/power tailgate. 210,000 mls. $13,500. 604584-7678 or 604-418-6913 2001 MAZDA MVP - DX, 7 pass. 2.5L, no accid. loaded, local, Air/C, low K, $4295 teal grn 604-613-5989

2002 DODGE RAM SLT 1500. 4 dr, 4x4, 195K, V8, Auto, Full load options, leather seats, New truck tires, Rad & water pump, Bed liner. Good condition. $9250. Call 778-571-0484 (after 6pm) 2005 Ford 350 super duty diesel, dully, loaded, remote start long box 136,000k. $24,500. 778-833-3536. 2007 CIVIC EX SEDAN - auto. BY4702. $16,995: Dlr # 6911. White Rock Honda (604)536-2111 2007 HONDA ACCORD SE BY4676. $19,895: Dlr # 6911. White Rock Honda (604)536-2111 2007 ODYSSEY EX VAN BY4669. $26,995: Dlr #6911. White Rock Honda (604)536-2111

1994 Fleetwood 19ft Yukon Wilderness 5th wheel exc cond 1 owner, new fridge $6500. 604-576-9658 2006 Forest River 22 ft. Lexington, Class B, 12kms. $36,500. Call 604575-1365 or cell 604-724-5051. MONTANA 34ft 5th wheel, Keystone. Excellent cond. with 3 slides. 3yr warr transferable 604-312-1021

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S. SURREY: 2855-152nd, 2bdrm, 2 full bths, 1000sf, all appls, sec prkg (2 spots). n/s, n/p. Cls to amen. $1180/mo. June 1. (604)538-8902 S. SURREY/WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm. Approx 800 s/f, bright, clean. NS NP. Avail now $800. 604-835-6000 WHITE ROCK: 1 block to beach. Partial ocean view, 3/bdrm + den, 2 decks, garage, gas f/p, 5 applis, N/S, lease. $1850/mo+ utils. Avail July 1st. 778-898-0778. WHITE ROCK. Bachelor suite near WR beach. July 1. Non smoking, no pets. $575 incl hydro 604-538-4481 WHITE ROCK TOP FL. 2BED-2 BATH, NICE OCEAN VIEWS, 5 APPL. IN SMALL BUILDING, CLOSE TO SHOPS 1850/M, JULY 1, 778.888.3319 WHITE ROCK W., nr school & bus, 3 bdr + ldry, gas f/p, central air. Np /Ns, $1400/mo Jul 1. 604-538-6230

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION PEACE ARCH-Wanted: Roommate starting July 1st to share house within walking distance to Peace Arch hospital, the bus stop, and the mall. r Rent $450 including internet, cable, utilities. Prefer female. Call 604-535-5469. S.SURREY Priv room w/en-ste in newer home, nice view nr shops & bus, ns/np. $700 incld utils. 604531-8147 eve/wkends. WHITE ROCK-Large furnished, n/s, n/p. Nr Peace Arch Hosp. $450/mo inc. utils Avail. now. 604-536-6303

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NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on June 18, 2010 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 W. ROCK / SURREY U-LOCK MINI STORAGE LTD. Tenant: DENNIS MIKA Locker # 6040D Tenant: HELGI HELGASON Locker # 8002E

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2002 Ford Escape XLS, 4 cyl, 5spd, 225K. Aircared. Good runner. Great on gas. $3800obo: 604-531-9889 2002 MAZDA TRIBUTE, 4 dr, auto, green, am/fm, cd, fully loaded, 175K, $7,995. 604-543-5089 2004 ACURA MDX, 44K, DVD & navig sys, 4 new tires, brand new cond, $23,900 obo. 778-908-6721 2004 Honda CRV EX- Blk 57,000k. XR3944A ON SALE $18,995: Dlr # 6911. White Rock Honda 536-2111

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Hendrik Adrian Priester also known as Hendrik A. Priester also known as Henri Adrian Priester also known as Henri A. Priester, formerly of 14132 - 20th Avenue, Surrey, BC, Deceased, who died on the 24th day of March, 2010, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned Executrix, c/o Robert L. Harris, Esq., McEachern Harris & Brown, Barristers & Solicitors, 22334 McIntosh Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 3C1 on or before the 5th day of July, 2010, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received. Marlene Vicki Tabbernor, Executrix

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Ocean Park just a stroll to crescent beach bright lge bdrm +den/bdrm garden level 1000sf sep ent priv patio f/p d/washer w/d ns/np july 1. $975/mo. 604-760-4276 OCEAN PARK. Sunny spac. reno’d 1 bdrm. full bsmt suite, quiet CDS, minutes from bus. $950 all incl. Sep entry, private patio/garden, 5 appl. July 1st. Cat ok. 604-541-8338 SOUTH SURREY $1200. Brand new 2 BR - 6 appliances. Security system & utilities. No smoking. No pets. Avail now. 604-560-3338 SOUTH SURREY. 2 or 3 bdrm. bsmt. suites. 5appl., own ldry. $900/mo or $1050 incl hydro. n/s, n/p. Avail. June 15. 778-294-0886. S. SURREY 1 bdrm g/l bsmt ste. NS. Nr beach & amen. Avail. July 1st. $800/mo incl cable & wireless internet. 778-878-3099 S.SURREY. 2 bdrm in new house, net/utils incl, culdesac, bright, open, patio, fenced yrd, granite cnters, inste lndry $1200 July 1 604-536-3606 S. SURREY brand new 2 bdrm. 6 appl., priv. entry, nr. Peace Arch Park. N/S N/P. $800 incl. utils. Refs 604-535-5799 S.Surrey - Lrg, bright, newly reno’d. 2 bdrm suite, 6 appl, f/p, n/s, n/p. $1200mo incl utils. 778-688-7861 S. Surrey/W. Rock. 3 bdrm bsmt suite. 1 bathrm. Lots of prkg. Close to shops & hospital. Nice quiet neighbourhood N/S. Small pet ok. $1100/mo. Call 778-808-5191. WHITE ROCK. 1 bdrm garden level. Private ent. 1200 s/f, 10 min walk to beach. $950 incl utils. Avail July 1. NS/NP. 604-809-2445 WHITE ROCK 1 bdrm. main floor, available July 1. No smoking $750 mo. 604-536-9304 WHITE ROCK 2 bedroom suite, 3 blocks from the beach, quiet peaceful accommodation. private entry in suite laundry and parking. NS, NP $1300 per month (604)538-8966 WHITE rock bright 2 bdrm d/w, llaundry full bath, f/p. a/c ns np. $950/mo. lease req. 538-3070. WHITE ROCK: Bright, new & cozy 1/Bdrm. Across fr Hosp. Full bath, in-ste W/D. Priv ent & patio. Alarm. $685/mo incl utils & cbl. July 1. N/S, N/P. Suit single. (778)294-0730. WHITE ROCK hillside Large one bedroom suite with unobstructed view of Semiahmoo Bay. 5 minute walk to beach. Deck, garage parking, gas fireplace, 5 appliances, private entrance. Wireless, cable and gas included. $1200/month + hydro. N/S N/P Available July 1st. Phone 604-536-7336 WHITE ROCK. Nice & clean 2 bdrm apt. N/S. N/P. Avail immed. $900/mo. Call 604-541-0005. WHITE Rock nr beach. Lrg 1 bdrm, sep ent. d/w, shrd lndry, full bath, a/c, gas f/p, prkg. Suits quiet sgl. NS/NP $800 incl util. 604-531-1779. WHITE ROCK. Nr Crescent Beach. Large 1 bdrm. suite. Suit couple. July 1st. Ns/np. $1100/mo. Incl. pool tble & sofa. Lyn 604-542-6210

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SOUTH SURREY: Nr Semi Mall. 2 bdrm apt in renovated building, n/s, n/p. Avail. July 1st. $1000/mo. 1 yr lease preferred. (604)535-2169 S SURREY, White Rock, 2 bdrm 2 bath 6 appls ldry rm, gym, u/g prkg, gas f/p. $1375. (778)294-1218. WHITE ROCK 1340 Fir St. 1 Bdrm $790/mo incl hot/wtr & heat. Avail immed. N/S, N/P. Please call: (604)536-0196 or (604)842-9581. WHITE ROCK - 2 Bdrm apt. 2 bathroom $1375/mo. Behind the library. Heat, hot water & u/g parking incl. H/w flrs, Laundry. Avail. July 1st. (604)721-4713 WHITE ROCK - Central Location 1 bdrm- $775/mo. Heat/water & sec. prkg. n/s, n/p. Avail. now. (604)721-4713

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