INSIDE: Mayor slams Fraser Health over harm reduction issue
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May 31, 2012
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Bear bumbles around Abby’s downtown
HONEY BEE DAY
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downtown Abbotsford neighbourhood was all abuzz after a black bear repeatedly visited the Abbotsford Virtual School grounds on Pine Street Wednesday. Neighbours Dianna Holden and Dottie Rosel whose yards are next to the inner-city school grounds first noticed the bear this morning while loading their kids into their cars at 8:30 a.m. “We couldn’t believe our eyes,” said Holden. “I thought maybe at first it was just a large dog but then you could tell by the way it was waddling.”
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Homeschoolers Jessica, left, Aaron, Stephen, Elizabeth, baby Nathan, (Benjamin, not pictured) and mom Candace try honey right from the frame, held by beekeeper Mike Campbell, who opened his Gold Farm & Meadery in Abbotsford to mark the Day of the Honey Bee Tuesday.
The two moms were able to snap pictures of the bear in the distance on their cell phones. The bear, which appears to be a juvenile, was nosing around some garbage cans near the school, but didn’t knock them over. Abbotsford Police responded and also sighted the bear, which appeared to eventually wander off. Or so everyone thought. Holden returned home from the store around noon to see that the bear, or another like it, was back. And she wasn’t the only one. see BEAR, page A7
Back-to-back fatal crashes in Abby/Mission ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.com
51-year-old Coquitlam man is dead after a crash on Highway 11 in Abbotsford Tuesday afternoon. The fatal collision followed hard on the heels of another vehicular death in Mission on Monday. A Dodge Caravan travelling north on Highway 11 and a southbound red Ford pickup truck collided at the intersection of Bateman Road and Hwy. 11 around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, said Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald. Investigators believe the truck was attempting a left-hand turn when the crash occurred, said MacDonald. The male driver of the caravan was killed and the 26-year-
old Abbotsford woman driving the truck was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The northbound lanes of Highway 11 were closed into the night as police investigated. Rerouted traffic was also backed up through the afternoon and rush hour. Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors in the crash, said MacDonald. However, investigators will be looking into speed and the traffic light cycle at the intersection at the time of the crash, he said. It is too early to say whether charges are being contemplated. On Monday, Mission RCMP were called out to a fatal single motor vehicle crash on Dewdney Trunk Road just south of
Welsh Avenue. Several Mission residents called police around noon to report seeing a vehicle had left the roadway. Officers arrived and found 57-year-old David Kernovich dead on scene. It is believed that Kernovich was headed north on Dewdney Trunk Road in his red Ford SUV at the time of the crash, sometime between 11 a.m. and noon. The cause of the crash hasn’t yet been determined and the coroner’s office is also investigating. If anyone has information related to this investigation they are requested to contact the Mission RCMP detachment at 604-826-7161. For more, see www.abbotsfordtimes.com.
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Police chief addresses local Abby business A few years ago Abbotsford was faced with the Maclean’s magazine headline, Abbotsford, B.C. is Canada’s murder capital, again. But over the past three years, the Abbotsford Police Department has helped the city shed its murder capital title to record a nearly 30 per cent drop in crime. Abbotsford’s Chief Constable Bob Rich will speak at the June 6 Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce l u n c h a b o u t h ow t h a t change came about. He’ll shed light on how the police work to decrease the crime rate and he will share plans the department has for policing in Abbotsford in the coming years. A police officer since 1980, Rich became Abbotsford’s police chief in July 2008. Prior to joining the APD, Rich was with the Vancouver Police Department, where he served as the deputy chief constable of operations. The chamber lunch is June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sandman Inn, Abbotsford. Pre-registration at www. abbotsfordchamber.com. – STAFF REPORTER
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Abby mayor berates Fraser Health ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.com
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bbotsford council made it clear Monday night that it won’t be making any decisions about the city’s anti-harm reduction bylaw until it hears from city residents. The council’s discussion about the bylaw was limited but Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman took the opportunity to publicly chastise Fraser Health for its lack of detox facilities in the community. City staff completed a technical review of the 2005 zoning bylaw banning the provision of services to drug addicts such as needle exchanges or safe injection site and presented a report at the Monday council meeting. Harm reduction advocates and critics also addressed the council about whether it should retain or toss the controversial bylaw. David Portesi, public health director for Fraser Health, attended to give the council an overview of a recently proposed needle exchange program should council repeal the amendment in the zoning bylaw. The first phase of the proposed plan would involve engaging community stakeholders such as the police, the city and service providers, Portesi said. Should the plan proceed, it did not involve setting up a supervised injection site in Abbotsford, he stressed. Coun. Henry Braun asked Portesi whether or not the proposal would also include detox or rehabilitation services. Portesi noted he could not speak to any additional future detox or treatment programs in Abbotsford as it fell under the mandate of a different branch of Fraser Health, with the Mental Health and Substance Use Services. There are no fixed detox services in Abbotsford but mobile units serving the entire FHA region are available to attend private homes and residential beds, he added. Banman, who has gone on record
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Steve Parks and Steve Stewart (on left) received Abbotsford Fire Rescue commendations for saving the life of Colin Lewis (centre) in April and congratulations from Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman and Fire Chief Don Beer at city hall on Monday.
Salvation by two Steves
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olin James Lewis doesn’t remember anything about his own death. But on Monday night, the 73-yearold husband, father and grandfather was grateful to stand beside the Abbotsford Fire and Rescue chief and mayor at city hall and hand out commendations to the six men responsible for saving his life. Lewis was travelling in a van with his wife Jaqueline, daughter Sharon and son-in-law Steve Stewart on April 17 when without warning, he went into full cardiac arrest. Stewart’s first thought was to continue driving to the hospital but his wife said there was no time. Stewart pulled the van into the parking lot of the Sevenoaks Alliance Church on Gladwin Road and immediately phoned 911 while trying to see to Lewis and manage the rising panic of his wife and mother-in-law. Abbotsford resident Steve Parks was killing 10 minutes in the same parking lot after spontaneously deciding to go pick up his daughter at a nearby school that day. Parks hadn’t been there a minute
before noticing the commotion coming from a van nearby. He ran to the scene to see Lewis slumped in the back seat. The two men hauled Lewis – who was blue with no pulse – out of the vehicle and onto the pavement. Fortunately for Lewis, both Parks and Stewart had just completed or renewed their first aid CPR training within the last four months.
“Oh my God. This guy is dying. Don’t die in front of me.” – Steve Parks
Stewart, a former volunteer firefighter, started chest compressions while Parks got air into their victim’s lungs. Although Stewart had managed emergency situations before, dealing with a family member was nerve rattling. Parks, who had never had to put his CPR skills to the test, was completely panicked that the man in front him might perish. “Oh my God. This guy is dying,” he thought. “Don’t die in front of me.”
But regardless of his interior dialogue, Parks’ reactions were automatic. He fell into his training protocols, even hearing his instructor’s voice in his head. As is common with effective CPR, the two men cracked seven of Lewis’ ribs as they worked to save him. Lewis’s luck did not stop with his initial two rescuers. An Abbotsford Fire Rescue crew doing driver training happened to be just a few blocks away when the 911 call came in. Fire Capt. Jim Durvin and firefighters Tom Dodd, Scott Ellis and Greg Herron descended on the parking lot and relieved Parks and Stewart. Chest compressions continued and a plastic airway tube was fed into Lewis’ throat. Soon after, he got two high-voltage jolts from a portable defibrillator. Lewis gagged, the plastic airway tube flew out of his mouth and his eyes popped open. “What’s going on?” he asked.
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Twisters launches $20 million vision campaign Council gives united support for new facility ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.com
bbotsford city council unanimously endorsed the Twisters Gymnastics Club’s ambitious $20million expansion plan on Monday night. The non-profit society told council it is bursting at the seams in its current location at Exhibition Park, and now intends to raise millions from the private sector to build a new world-class facility. Twisters hopes to build a 48,000-square foot facility that would include a 12,000sq.ft. gymnastics training centre that will be paired with a recreational centre, a preschool gym, multi-purpose rooms, a cafeteria and viewing area. Currently, the club has than 2,000 gymnasts from Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Yarrow, Aldergrove, Maple Ridge and Langley – most of whom are between two years and 18 years of age – who are squeezing into its present 9,240-sq.ft. building. The club, which has trained national and Olympic-level athletes, has been working in the older building for 25 years. Twisters is also cooperating with other community partners including the Abbotsford Air Cadets and Agrifair, as
Abby student goes on to Scripps finals Abbotsford Student Mignon Tsai has made it into the semi-finals of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee. Tsai, who attends Chief Dan George Middle School, is one of two Canadian girls among 50 competitors that are advancing following two days of tense competition. Twelve-year-old Jennifer Mong of St. John’s, N.L., is also moving forward. Zhongtian Wang, 11, of Windsor, Ont., was eliminated. In Round 2 of the spelling bee on Wednesday, Mong spelled “limousine” cor-
part of a phased project that will include a master plan to reshape and upgrade the surrounding Exhibition Park. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman and the council were enthusiastic about the plan that sees the gymnastics club responsible for raising the project’s funding. “I commend you on your vision and all the work you’ve done,” Banman told the Twisters building expansion team. “I think it’s a fantastic idea.” The city, which owns the land on where the current and proposed building is located, has committed in principle to waiving $550,000 in development cost charges, permits and service charges when Twisters has raised the funds for the first training centre building. Additionally, the city’s costs of maintaining the exterior of the Twisters’ building and HVAC system would rise from $6,000 to $12,000 annually. The first step of the plan is to raise $2 million to develop a master plan for Exhibition Park and a detailed building design. That will be followed by the construction of the training centre, demolition of the old facility and the construction of the new recreational centre. Each phase of the project will only proceed when the funds are raised through the Twisters capital campaign.
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Mom Heather Reyda peers in at her kids Monday while Abbotsford firefighters work to unlock the door. Tow truck companies don’t regularly come for emergencies, says one dispatcher.
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n Abbotsford grandmother whose young granddaughters were locked in the family van Monday morning is angry a local towing firm refused their request to break into the vehicle. Susan Reyda said when she called Jack’s Towing for help, she was told they needed $50 cash to come out for the call. When Reyda told the dispatcher she had only $25, she was told to call police or the fire department. “It seems the almighty dollar is more important than saving two little kids,” said Susan, who lives in a basement suite in her daughter’s house. The mom, Heather Reyda, had just put her two girls, Sommer, 3, and Mia, 16 months, into their child seats in the family’s Caravan to go to a dental appointment. “I put the keys, my phone and my purse on the seat. I closed the door and I was walking around to the driver’s side and I heard the locks click,” she said. She realised right away the doors were locked and tried contacting a friend who works with Jack’s Towing, but called the company directly when she couldn’t find him. “I was asking if they could bill me, because I didn’t have any money, but she said no, they had to get paid,” said Heather. The dispatcher
told her to try either the police or fire departments. Grandma Susan phoned back but got the same answer. “It’s crazy, it makes no sense to me,” said Susan Reyda. “There is just too much greed out there and no one has time for people.” But Jack’s Towing dispatcher Amanda says that’s not the case at all. Tow truck dispatchers hear all kinds of stories from people claiming to be in trouble, or promising to pay but don’t, so they have to learn to be discerning. “Once you get burned a couple times, you just don’t respond anymore. It’s the nature of the business,” she said. “So when she told us they had no money, I wasn’t going to send a driver out.” It’s not that Jack’s Towing is without empathy, she said. “I know that every one of my drivers has done a service for people and not take payment. I have kids, the drivers have kids. It’s not our intention to leave kids locked in a car.” The best solution in an emergency is to call police or fire crews. “The fire department has done that for us hundreds of times,” she said, and if they can’t get the door open, they will call Jack’s, which has a contract with the Abbotsford Police and the City of Abbotsford. “If we get a call from them, then we’ll come out right away,” she said.
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Bruin strolls through neighbourhoods BEAR, from page A1 Neighbours and area workers poured out onto the street to catch a glimpse of the creature. Holden found it incredible and a little frightening the bear would frequent such a busy neighbourhood. “It’s scary with the amount of kids and people walking their dogs in the area,” she said. “My kids cut through there to get to Walnut Park.” Conservation officers arrived in the early afternoon and set up a bear trap among the saplings in the green area, said Holden. Conservation officer Don Stahl said the bear is likely the same one sighted near Whatcom Road last week. Stahl said the bear has been into bird feed-
ers but he hoped it has not become too acclimatized to humans, and can be relocated. Holden doesn’t want to see the bear shot but does want it captured. She hopes area residents will take extra care with their garbage. “I still haven’t gone two feet from my door. I keep looking behind me to make sure it’s not crawling in my back yard,” she said. Stahl said area children can still play outside but to stay away from the trap. But conservation officers gave Rosel a bit of training in case the trap gets an unexpected visitor. “They taught Dottie to open and shut it just in case a kid or animal gets caught inside,” said Holden.
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here I was, a bit of a cold obfuscating the neural pathways between my ears and what passes for my brain, and my guitar simply wasn’t coming into tune. I grumbled something about not being able to find my darned pitch pipes . . . And then The Kid pipes up: “Here, try this,” he says, handing me his cellphone. First of all, calling his handheld live-link with the universe a “cellphone” is like calling my computer a “chalk and slate.” Indeed, his cellphone has more bells and whistles than a bell-and-whistle factory. I shouldn’t have been surprised that it was also a surrogate pitch pipe. Or at least, it could be converted into a pitch pipe . . . through an “app.” By now, the kids are rolling their eyes at this goofy old editor who is penning his amazement at the amazing turns that technology has taken lately. There is no way that they can understand how astounding it is for a guy like me to tune his guitar to a cellphone. Visually. Remember? I was having trouble tuning my guitar in the first place because my ears were a bit blocked. Using the cellphone, I was able to watch each string come into perfect tune as coloured bars on the phone’s visual display closed in on each other while I cranked the guitar’s
Odd thoughts actions. Okay, folks. That blew me away. I can feel those eyes rolling again . . . cut it out! I come from a world in which there was only one telephone, mounted on the kitchen wall of one house, near the end of the gravel road I lived on. It was available to the entire neighbourhood, due solely to the remarkable generosity and downright neighbourliness of its owner – although no one would think to impose upon that neighbourly generosity for anything other than dire emergency, job search, or overseas calls from dying relatives. You could talk on that telephone. And you could listen. That’s it. Talk . . . and listen. And that was already pretty darned amazing, just because the talking and listening were going on between people who could be literally thousands of miles from each other. How cool was that! Now, scarcely half a lifetime down the road (I intend to live to be at least 110 plus change)
I had in my hands a telephone – not even connected to a long, thin wire, let alone mounted on a kitchen wall – that helped me to tune my guitar. By sight! A short time later, guitar back leaning against the wall, I was tooling about with some minor renovations, when I realized I needed a carpenter’s level from out in the garage . . . And out came that cell phone again. “You need a level?” The Kid asked. “There’s an app for that.” His tone was matter of fact; he wasn’t being facetious or anything. His thumbs went crazy for a few seconds, an array of options appeared on the cellphone’s screen, he made a selection, and he handed me the phone . . . or should I say, he handed me the level. I believe it was classic science fiction writer Arthur C. Clark who popularized the notion that, if humanity were to encounter a sufficiently advanced alien civilization, we would not be able to distinguish its technology from magic. I’m thinking that, if my father had been handed The Kid’s cellphone/pitch pipe/level when he was growing up during the First World War, he might have believed in magic. ! Bob Groeneveld is the editor of our sister paper, the Langley Advance.
t’s not just weeds that are at issue – it’s science, and perhaps more importantly, reason is on the block. Calls for a ban on cosmetic pesticides were finally met by Premier Christy Clark . . . but her response was not satisfactory to those who made the call. They don’t view the premier’s response as a ban at all, but at best, a tightening of restrictions. In fact, both sides are playing fast and loose with science and reason. The herbicides that activists want banned have been scientifically demonstrated to be safe, provided that they are used properly. So why bother banning them at all? But the government’s own committee reports show that the real problem with those herbicides is probably that they simply are not being used properly. Despite careful labelling and control restrictions at points of sale, too many people use too much in the wrong places for the wrong purposes and in the wrong way. So while Premier Clark’s response acknowledges that approved pesticides are safe under the terms of their approval, her decision to tighten restrictions that are already being ignored may make some intrinsic scientific sense – but it fails the test of reason. Political anti-pesticide activists can’t claim too much reason on their side, either, as they emphasize terms like “toxic chemicals” and “deadly substances.” Of course, weed-killing chemicals are toxic and the substances are deadly. That’s precisely why they’re used: because they are toxic and deadly . . . to plants. As long as they are used correctly. Now we get back to the human side of it: too many untrained people use too much of the stuff for purely cosmetic reasons. And there’s the toxic crux: a mindset that a few harmless weeds must be expurgated at all costs, versus a declaration of war based on an irrational fear of chemicals. It’s political interference in rational decision-making that needs to be banned.
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Looks like grave robber had a conscience
Editor, the Times:
On May 24, the Times published a letter from me detailing the theft of a metal vase holder from my wife’s grave. That letter must have affected someone because, on visiting the grave on Sunday I found the vase holder back, including the vases and pretty plastic flowers in each vase. The holder was never worth much in the first place but as it was returned, it shows that someone out there has a conscience. Thank you! While there, I also saw something else that I did not like. Folks walk their dogs in the cemetery, and, being animals they make their deposits on the graves and sometimes on the headstones. I frequently see this happen. Now if those people could also have an attack of conscience, it would be great. Thanks to the Times for helping me get back the flower vase holder. R.A. Klassen, Abbotsford
AirCare: it’s not OK to just swap spewers Editor, the Times:
Re: AirCare turns its attention to big rigs, Times, May 29. I am very concerned to read about the changes to AirCare, which fail to appreciate the program’s legacy
and ability to protect our environment and build a sustainable economy. As a resident of the Fraser Valley I know that rather than buying the government’s line that we don’t need to worry about emissions anymore, we only need to look up on a poor air quality day to realize that there are cars and trucks on the road that are polluting more than is warranted. And AirCare’s contribution is clear: the program catches close to 40,000 vehicles with emission problems each year. Without testing that number will compound from one year to the next, growing exponentially. AirCare does a good job of protecting our environment and air shed. According to the province-led 2010 Program Review, AirCare is keeping 50,000 tonnes of CO2 out of our atmosphere, and an independent review from the same year concluded the program would continue to be effective until at least 2020. Economically, AirCare repairs and preventative maintenance pumps $35 million of revenue per year into our local automotive repair industry. AirCare should be expanded to include heavy trucks and diesel engines for a safer, cleaner air shed, but one set of emitters shouldn’t be swapped for another. Heather Lee COPE 378 Vice President
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Kids know we should clean up our mess Editor, the Times:
My children and I participated in Community Cleanup Week this month. We were shocked by the amount of garbage we found on our beautiful country road. Even worse was that only a week later it looked just as bad again. Here are my children’s thoughts on the matter . . . Bryson, 8.5 years: Community Clean-up Week is a week where we should always clean up the trash on the road. We went out with trash bags and we had gloves and we picked up the garbage along side our street. We even found a garden hose by the side of the road. We felt sad when we saw all the garbage. We only walked half a kilometer and we filled up a garbage bag. And it was a country street. It is bad to litter. So bring your garbage home And throw it in the trash can. Please stop littering. Samara, 5.5 years: I felt sad when I saw all the garbage. It is very bad to litter because you could wreck the animals’ habitat.
You could make an animal lost and not find its mommy again. That makes people work hard on the streets to pick it up. So please don’t litter. Please never litter again. Sherilyn Klassen Abbotsford
Great job, from one cyclist to another Editor, the Times:
Hats off to Bob Ahuja and the cycling team going across Canada to raise funds for charity (Times, May 22) I did the trip for the MCC in 1997 at the age of 57, and know what lies before the riders. There is something in the arithmetic of Christina Toth’s fine article, though, that looks a bit fuzzy to me. Vancouver to Halifax measures about 6,500 km. If anyone wishes to make that trip in 17 days, they would have to cover about 375 km every day – day after day? That is more than the average daily segment of the Tour de France, which runs about 170 km on average, with the longest segment measuring about 230 km. On my trip I did manage just over 200km/day a few
times, and that is quite a pedal! You may wish to check that statement again. Also, the circumference of the Earth is 33,000 km. So if “they will each ride at least 22,000 km,” how does that happen within a total trip length of 6,500 km? Are you talking about each team’s accumulated distance? Certainly not about each rider’s output? As I said, the arithmetic needs some careful revision, or else the statements need to be reworked. At any rate, my best wishes and prayers are with the team for a wonderful effort. Ben Jeske, Abotsford (Editor’s note: The number should have read 2,200 km.)
Busily creating our own extinction Editor, the Times:
Mitigating the effects of global warming should be among our highest priorities, if not the highest, as without a sustainable planet to live on, nothing else matters. Yet the twin evils of fundamentalist thinking and the corporate agenda are conspiring to thwart the proven science behind the dramatic changes already happening to our planet, because of human interference, by first denying anything is wrong. From bible thumper
pulpits to corporate board rooms to the office of Harper and his spin doctors, there is a massive con game being played on the Canadian public and it’s having far too much success. The massive international corporations use this mutual fear of science to help them to ensure their bottom lines stay healthy. They do this in part by paying non-climate scientists and opinions-for-hire think tanks to come up increasingly whacky denials that there even is global warming. Anything denying science is fine with the illiterate religious out there, so it’s a win/win for them and a huge loss for humanity. Each and every ludicrous claim put forward by the climate deniers has been cut to pieces by credible scientific research the world over. Whether it’s because the fickle public has the attention span of five-year-olds, or because they’d rather believe the insane claims of the climate deniers over science, I don’t know. It leaves me with a sinking feeling that I am on a Ship of Fools with no way off, even though the climate scientists have clearly and accurately pointed out that we’re on a collision course with disaster looming ever closer. Robert T. Rock Mission
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HEROES, from page A3 bian Hospital where he underwent five hours of emergency bypass surgery. He woke up a couple of days later with no memory of what had happened. His surgeon was amazed at his patient’s recovery and attributed it to the early intervention Lewis received. Jacqueline wrote to the fire department to thank them for the best Mother’s Day gift possible. The actions of her son-in-law and her husband’s other rescuers mean the couple has the chance to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
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who saved his life.” Walking on stage to get his commendation from Lewis was surreal. “The picture in my head is him lying on the ground,” said Parks. It was God’s will all the pieces of the puzzle were in place to save Lewis, said Parks. His new friend Steve Stewart wholeheartedly agrees it was fate, not coincidence. “I’m a firm believer we get put in places where we need to be,” said Stewart. “Steve picked up his daughter at school that day. I was put in that van for a reason. “Some people don’t believe that, but thankfully, I do.”
“We’re so grateful he has a second opportunity for a chance at life and to see his grandchildren grow up,” said Jacqueline. “We just have so many more things we’d like to do.” Steve Parks still finds it emotionally overwhelming to recall the day Lewis came back to life. He’s uncomfortable with people describing him as a hero. “I’m just an average Joe that gets through life,” he said. “I didn’t save his life. I was a part of a big group of people
COUNCIL, from page A3 in favour of a needle exchange, appeared unsatisfied with the response. “Fraser Health Authority needs to get its act together and there should be a representative here that could have answered that question, because detox is part of it,” he said. “For Fraser Health to come here and not talk about detox with all the millions you’re going to save by putting [harm reduction] in is, well quite frankly, it’s insulting.” Banman also warned Fraser Health not to neglect consulting with stakeholders regarding future site locations for needle exchanges. “You’d better do and it better be respectful discussion,” he said. “Fraser Health in my opinion needs to bring its ‘A’ game a little better. To send this community into this mess, I’m not impressed.”
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High tea with the royals
On June 2 from 2 – 5 p.m., the Lifetime Learning Centre presents High Tea with the Royal Family, an interactive theatre depicting a traditional British high tea and featuring a formal receiving line including the Queen Mother, Prince Phillip and other royals. Tea, crumpets & petit fours will be served at Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 Seventh Ave., Mission. Admission is by donation.
MS support and AGM
T h e F r a s e r Va l l e y M S Society has its AGM May 31 from 6 – 9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Presbyterian, Mission. Guest speaker Dr. Bill Code, who has MS, will speak about his experiences and good nutrition. Call 1-877-303-7122.
Abby Lions garage sale
The Abbotsford Lions Club hosts a fundraising garage sale on June 2 & 3, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 34809
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The 14th annual Mission Soapbox Derby seeks volunteers and racers for its race June 16. Pre-registration is a must on June 3 at Mission Secondary School, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. If you don’t have a soapbox car, we have plenty. For more see www. missionsoapbox.com or call 604-287-4327.
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Sunday Worship Services
8:45 am Traditional Service 10:00 am Learning Centre for all ages 11:15 am Liturgical Service 11:15 am Contemporary Service
Abbotsford, BC 604-556-7000 Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. Kids Time for age 2½ to 11 Nursery for under age 2½ Evening Service 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome
UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA 10:00 am Service
Join Father Deacon Glenn Galenkamp for Holy Communion 12:30pm.
(Corner of Clearbrook & Old Yale Roads)
8469 Cedar St. 604-826-8481
ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
2719 Clearbrook Road
Sunday School 10:00 am Worship Service 10:50 am
34371 - 4th Ave, Abbotsford
2029 Ware St. at Marshall 604-859-5409
Rev. David Smith
Corner of Ross & Downes Rd.
Rev. Tim Bowman
Sundays at 10:30 am + 6:30 pm
10:30 am Holy Communion 10:30 am Children’s Ministry 9:00 am Deutsch
Pastor: D. Rideout
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PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH
Declaring the full message of the Cross
*For exact dates and info about our other ongoing classes, please see our website: www.dorjechang.ca / email@example.com / 604.853.3738
Wednesday 10:00 am - Holy Communion (Traditional BCP) 7:00 pm - Taize
Unit 106 31581 South Fraser Way Abbotsford
2597 Bourquin Crescent East Phone: 604-859-6902
For information call 604-853-6083 Anglican Network in Canada
Please Join us for Prayers for World Peace and our new *Kids Meditation class 11-12:15 am most Sundays*
33668 McDougall Street Abbotsford 604-859-0039
Meeting at the Seniors’Centre in the Matsqui Recreation Centre on Clearbrook Road ½ block S of MacLure
Kadampa Buddhist Centre
A mainstream church with an evangelical heart
Sunday 8:30 am - Holy Eucharist with Children & Youth Ministry
NEW LIFE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH
Anglican Church at Grace Church - 2087 McMillan Rd
Weekly activities for students and children as scheduled. Lead Pastor - Warren Schatz Associate Pastor - Adam Palesch Worship Director/Jr. High Youth Associate Pastor - Adam Palesch
There’s always a place for You!
Service on Sunday at 10 am
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For more information on our Church Directory listing
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ABBOTSFORD’S MOST WANTED The Abbotsford Police Department has warrants attached to these individuals that were outstanding as of 10 a.m. Wednesday. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of these individuals, call the department at 604-859-5225 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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Wanted for driving with license suspended (x2), driving while prohibited (x2).
Wanted for theft under $5,000 (x2).
Wanted for theft under $5,000 (x3), breach of undertaking/recognizance.
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Antique appraisal at Mission Museum
31 years old
Mission Museum will once again host its popular antique appraisal and identification sessions with professional evaluator Al Bowen, on June 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. You can satisfy your curiosity and find out what that mystery item is once and for all, or what your special treasure is really worth.
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Minimum donation is $5 per item or $10 for up to three items. Mission District Historical Society members receive one free appraisal with their $25 annual membership fee. Bowen, of Bowen & Associates, has come out to the Valley for several clinics over the years and they are always
fill up quickly. Due to the popularity of our past clinics, pre-registration is required. To register contact museum curator Hazel Godley at 604-826-1011, or at muse@ mission.museum.bc.ca Mission Museum is at 33201 2nd Ave., Mission. Its regular hours for the public are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
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For over 4 years Wings have been serving the Abbotsford community their award winning “Always fresh, Never Frozen” Chicken Wings. Fun, The rave reviews don’t stop there, with over 20 different ﬂavours there’s something to entice everyone, including the “Bobby” Wing, so hot you have to sign a waiver before we’ll let you attempt it! Not a fan of Wings? Hard to believe… and clearly you haven’t tried ours yet. But, if you’re in the mood for something else, there’s lots to choose from, we have a wide selection of tempting
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items, from inventive appetizers, to mouth-watering entrees, pastas, salads and our famous “Mile High Burger”. We even have a kids menu. Wings has your whole family covered, we invite you to come down and see for yourself. We like to think of it as fun dining rather than ﬁne dining, and that makes WINGS the perfect place to catch the game on one of our big screen TV’s, with a pound and a pint. Always frosty, ice-cold beer on tap helps make WINGS the place to be when things heat up in Abbotsford this summer.
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Celebrating Grad 2012
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Colour and ruffles are all the rage for the class of 2012
CHRISTINA TOTH CToth@abbotsfordtimes.com
f there’s one thing you can say about this year’s crop of prom gowns, it’s that they are blooming gorgeous colours. Think spring and summer blossoms – rose pink, iris purple, bright fuschia pink and nasturtium orange, daisy yellow, sky blue, even lily white. Styles range from long elegant sheaths to short dresses with a simple or bejewelled bodice atop frothy skirts made of layers of ruffles or poufs of chiffon, all drenched in delicious, youthful colours. “You’ll see a lot of high-lows (where the hemlines drop from short in the front to longer in the back) or split skirts, so you can have the best of both,” says Gerri Charles, the proprietor of Champagne & Lace in Abbotsford. Some young ladies may choose a full southern bellestyle gown with yards of material in the skirt, or maybe sport long evening gloves, but the trend among the 2012 grads is to wear something that’s flirty and easy to wear. Although they may come into the shop for fitting and alterations right after soccer practise in their team jerseys, her clients are ready to make a memorable leap into adulthood, says Charles. Their grad fashion choices reflect that.
“Many of the young women are standing out and declaring their fashion independence,” Charles says. Animal prints are popular, and these too are drenched in colour. Another look that Charles loves are skirts made of vertical ruffles, which offer a twist on the belle of the ball skirts. “Although it’s a nightmare for hemming” for the shop’s seamstresses, she adds with a laugh. Other styles this spring emphasize a bare back, but Charles cautions it works best “if you have the figure for it and it stays in place.” In this look, backs and shoulders are bare or almost bare, possibly framed by strappy waistband and details accented with rhinestones and crystals, elaborate embroidery or lacing. “Some styles are heavily beaded, or in some cases, with the [sheer] fabric covering the beading for a tone on tone effect,” adds Charles. An alternative to an open back is a shirred bodice, which can be found paired with above the knee or fulllength skirts with slit fronts to show off gorgeous gams. While most young women have purchased their grad dresses weeks or months ago, they will now be focused on finding the perfect accessories, shoes and after-party outfits. For finishing touches, girls choose silver, gold, off-white or neutral heels. If they are more rebellious, or simply more practical when it comes to shoes and dancing all night long, they choose flats, or bring a pair along for later. Jewellery tends to have big visual impact to balance the colour and style impact of the dress. The lady grads are wearing either long or chandelier earrings and leaving their necks bare. Rhinestones or cut glass catches the light, and can be paired with a similar glitzy bracelet. Or, they’ll choose a big impressive neck piece, paired with subtle stud earrings, says Charles. Feathers in the hair, worn as a cluster or like a fascina-
Pomp & circumstance
see STYLE, page A21
to Abbotsford’s Class of 2012 The Board of Education is proud to salute the Abbotsford School District’s graduating class of over 1,600 strong this year from all our schools, as noted below. Many of our graduates have achieved scholarships, hundreds of our graduates will be entering college and university programs in the coming year, while numerous others are starting careers, working or travelling. There were many notable accomplishments by students at these schools over the past year in academics, athletics, the arts and especially in the areas of leadership, community service, and fundraising for causes both local and international.
• • • • • • • • •
Abbotsford Collegiate: 234 graduates Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts – Sumas Mountain: 25 graduates Abbotsford Traditional Secondary: 132 graduates Abbotsford Virtual School: 14 graduates Bakerview Centre for Learning: 75 graduates Rick Hansen Secondary: 200 graduates Robert Bateman Secondary: 243 graduates W.J. Mouat Secondary: 368 graduates Yale Secondary: 340 graduates
– JEAN KONDA-WITTE/TIMES
Yale Secondary School held its convocation May 25 at Seven Oaks Alliance Church in Abbotsford, with grads decked out in gowns, caps and cell phones to capture those magic moments. There were 340 grads in this year’s class at Yale. Grad ceremonies for other area high schools continue through the middle of June. For photos of local valedictorians, see page A20.
Good luck and best wishes from: (Left to right) Superintendent Kevin Godden, Trustees Rhonda Pauls, John Sutherland, Cindy Schafer, Preet Rai, Shirley Wilson, Stan Petersen, Secretary-Treasurer Ray Velestuk and Trustee Korky Neufeld, and the entire Administration team at the Abbotsford School District.
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Celebrating Grad 2012 Time to reach out and Pride and inspiration make the world better as perseverance pays off
Culminating years of hard work by students and parents alike
o Abbotsford School District graduates of 2012 and your families: On behalf of my colleagues on the Board of Education, it is a true pleasure to be able to acknowledge the graduates of 2012 in our school district. There are some 1,600 Grade 12 graduates at our nine secondary schools this year – an impressive number of young people achieving and succeeding throughout their time in school. Each has their own story of how they have reached this milestone in their lives. Graduates, as you will no doubt hear a few times over the coming weeks, this is a defining time in your lives. You are coming to the end of your school journey – and the possibilities that are presented to you now are vast.
You have received one of the best possible public educations in the world. Whether you now proceed to post-secondary programs, directly into a career or job, take a gap year, or go travelling, know that the memories and experiences you have had over the last 12 to 13 years, and most especially in the last few years at your secondary school, have become part of who you are. It is a unique time of transition into greater independence, and of making important choices that will shape your careers and life generally. Graduates, on behalf of our school district, I salute you, your teachers, school staff and administrators for your efforts and contributions in all aspects of school life this year. I also want to acknowledge the parents,
JOHN R. SUTHERLAND
abby chair family members and close friends who are celebrating your graduation. They have all played a large part in your arrival at this point. So this time is as much a celebration for them as for you. And we sincerely thank them for supporting their students during these important school years. Now, go out there and aim to make this world a better place. From all of us on the Board of Education, sincere congratulations to the Class of 2012 on your accomplishments. John R. Sutherland Chair, Abbotsford Board of Education
Now it’s your choice, your decision, and ultimately, your consequence
ongratulations and best wishes from the school trustees of the Mission Public Schools board. One segment of your life is done. The foundation has been laid. You have learned and learned and learned. From the time you were born you have been learning skills and gaining knowledge. Some of you will go on to post secondary education, some will join the work force, some of you will start families and some of you might just relax for awhile before jumping into the adult world. One thing is sure – you are not done with learning. However, up to now you have been guided – some of you in a relaxed way and some in a not so relaxed way. Now it is up to you! You will be making the decisions. You will have success in your days and you will have failures – this is also a sure thing. But this is exciting. Enjoy your successes and learn from your failures. Never let your failures stop you from trying because it is the trying and trying again that sometimes lead to great discoveries about yourself.
What kind HEINRICHS of employee mission will you be chair – will you be on time, will you give an honest day’s work? What kind of life partner will you be – will you be kind, dependable and honest? Will you be a good neighbour, a responsible citizen, a caring son or daughter? You might say you already are all these things and if so, I applaud you. The difference is that now it is your choice, your decision and lastly, your consequence. You made the decision to stay the course and graduate – definitely a good decision. Now go out and continue to stay the course whatever it may be that you have chosen. Remember that your friends and family are still there, willing to support you if you need help along the way. I am proud of your accomplishments. Edie Heinrichs Chair, Mission Public Schools
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MEMORIES NOW & FOREVER – RICK COLLINS/FOR THE TIMES
Whether pictured in flowing gowns and elegant tuxedos, or captured in the regular fashion of the day (like these images from acclaimed local photographer Rick Collins), a professional photography shoot is high on the wish list of many graduates. As parents of this year’s class have already learned, kids don’t stay kids very long. For more of Collins’ work, see www.rickcollinsphotography.com.
Police urge youth to look to future
Local police are encouraging young people to guard their bright future by making wise choices during graduation celebrations. “This is a celebration o f a c h i e v e m e n t ,” s a i d Abbotsford Const. Ian MacDonald. “This is the launching pad for the rest of their lives and we don’t want it to
Grad briefs be the end point.” Parents should have discussions with their teens about drinking and driving, and be willing to pick up their grads, regardless of the hour, if it prevents them from getting into a car with an impaired driver. “It’s part of the territory of
being a parent,” he said. Mission RCMP Sgt. Miriam Dickson also suggested youth to step up and take turns or shifts as the designated driver during the celebration season. “Talk to your parents and your friends and work out a designated driver,” she said. “Deaths from drunk driving are such unnecessary events.” – STAFF REPORTER
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Congratulations UFV’s Class of 2012! Everyone is welcome to join the celebration and congratulate this year’s graduating class.
UFV Convocation 2012
June 14 & 15 Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre 33800 King Road, Abbotsford, BC * this event is free to the public
Thurs, June 14 at 2:30
Faculty of Professional Studies and Faculty of Access and Open Studies Keynote speaker: Stó:lō Elder Ray Silver Sr.
Fri, June 15 at 9:30 am
College of Arts Keynote speaker: BC’s rock’n’roll radio legend Red Robinson.
Fri, June 15 at 2:30 pm
Faculty of Science, Faculty of Health Science, and Faculty of Trades and Technology Keynote speaker: Canadian hockey hero Sheldon Kennedy.
For more information, visit ufv.ca/convocation.
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Celebrating Grad 2012 OUR BEST & BRIGHTEST
MEET YOUR ABBOTSFORD & MISSION VALEDICTORIANS FOR 2012
Brigham Okano Abby Collegiate
Ashandeep Sandhu Abby Traditional
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Chantell Gregg BCFL
Keara Trenholme Hatzic
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Alyssa Krueger MEI
Aaron Myales Mission Secondary
Jaylene Matthews Mission Secondary
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Marrissa Mendel is a vision in her blue-hued ombre ball gown, while Gerri Charles, owner of Champagne & Lace, makes some final adjustments. Vertical ruffles, too, are popular this year.
What to wear over the dress? Well, not much, says Charles. “Most kids don’t even carry a handbag. They just have a cellphone, so they can keep in touch with their friends and their mom, a bank card and maybe lip gloss, and it all goes into the top of the dress, since most gowns don’t come with pockets,” she says with a laugh. “They don’t want to be held back in any way. They are free spirits.”
STYLE, from page A17 ator, a la Will and Kate, are also fun and light, says Charles. “They really limit (the look) to one approach or the other. Girls are doing so much these days with their bodies – with tattoos, nails, spray-on tans.” Coiffed hair and a perfect manicure and pedicure complete the finish.
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Doucette @ Jubilee
Jubilee Hall members hold their annual summer bash June 2 with rocker Jerry Doucette and the Longriders, at 7999 Bradner Rd. Abbotsford. Doors open at 7 p.m., buffet dinner at 7:45 p.m. Overnight parking is allowed. Tickets/$40 at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove or www.brownpapertickets.com, or $45/door. See facebook.com/jubileehall or call 604-856-4375.
CHRISTINA TOTH CToth@abbotsfordtimes.com
ry to Remember is one of those songs that can turn anyone into a weepy mess, (well, at least this writer.) But that’s why it’s also one of the best loved and most memorable songs from The Fantasticks, a musical performed by Gallery 7 Theatre as its last show of its spring season. The Fantasticks, opened in 1960 and written by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt was considered the longest running musical in theatre history, said Gallery 7 artistic director Ken Hildebrandt. The musical tells the timeless story of young love, innocence and self-discovery. “I’m so thrilled to see that such an incredibly talented group of theatre artists, both on and off the stage, has been assembled to bring this production to life,” he said. “I think audiences will really delight in the charming music, the amazing singing and the humorous, if slightly bizarre storyline. There’s a reason this play has been running off-Broadway for over 50 years – it’s a perfect pre-summer treat.” Set on a simple stage to suggest a timeless period and nameless location, the story follows young sweethearts enjoying their innocent romance. When they discover their courtship is actually the result of the manipulations of their
Royal High tea
Have a cuppa on June 2 from 2 – 5 p.m., at the High Tea with the Royal Family, an interactive theatre of traditional British High Tea featuring a formal receiving line with the Queen Mother, Prince Phillip and other royals. Tea, crumpets & petit fours will be served. At Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 Seventh Ave., Mission. Admission is by donation.
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From left, Michael McIntyre, Arne Larsen and Eldon Letkeman star in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of the Broadway musical, The Fantasticks, which opens in June at the MEI theatre in Abbotsford. fathers, the seeds of rebellion are sown and the temptations of the world threaten to pull them apart forever. A beautifully crafted story, The Fantasticks features such famous songs as Try to Remember and Soon It’s Gonna Rain. The production features a company of talented musical theatre artists from the Fraser Valley. Arne Larsen plays the roguish narrator, El Gallo. Larsen has appeared in numerous musicals including The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Annie,
The Pirates of Penzance and Fiddler on the Roof. The roles of the young lovers are assumed by Morgan Cox at Matt and Emily Talma as Luisa, while their conniving yet well-meaning fathers are portrayed by Michael McIntyre as Bellomy, and Eldon Letkeman as Hucklebee. Travelling actor Henry, whose star faded before it rose, is performed by Gallery 7 regular Shelley Picard. Her trusting sidekick is played by newcomer Jonathan Matheson and Mark Klausen takes on the role of The Mute.
This is Charlene Crawford’s directorial debut for Gallery 7 Theatre. Normally working behind the scenes as the company’s stage manager, Crawford has performed in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and the comedy, Chickens. Nicola Davies is the musical director, choreography by Andrea Loewen and fight choreography by DerekWardHall. Set design is by Heather Robertson, costume design by Jaclyn Singh and lighting design by Ken Hildebrandt. The stage manager is
Nathan Unger and production photographer is Dianna Lewis of Creative Memory Studio. ! The Fantasticks runs June
8 & 9, 14 – 16, 21 – 23 at 7:30 p.m. with discounted matinées on June 9 & 16 at 2 p.m., at the MEI auditorium, 4081 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford. Tickets are $20/adults, $18/seniors, $17/students, $12/kids. Matinée tickets are $15/general, $12/children. Buy them at the House of James, 2743 Emerson St., Abbotsford, or call 604-8523701. See more at www.gallery7theatre.com.
Handmade wares, live music and more are featured at the new Craft Artisan Market open June 3, from 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. in a unique five-acre setting at 33130 Old Riverside Rd., Abbotsford, rain or shine. Other dates through the summer, look on Facebook.
Twilight concerts begin
The Envison Twilight Concert Series begins June 1 at Fraser River Heritage Park with the award-winning Hatzic Secondary Affirmation Jazz Choir, and with Mission Secondary School Jazz Band on June 6. – STAFF REPORTER
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SHOWTIME EVENTS Cinema
On June 12, Cinema Politica screens Dive! a documentary that peers into the lives of a group of bin divers, who search the waste world for food and other goodies, at the Mission Library, Second Avenue. Show at 7 p.m., discussion after. Free, door prizes, donations appreciated.
Droning of Bombers
Hennie Drenten-Regoczi recalls her childhood in Holland near the German border during the Second World War, in Droning of Bombers, a play she wrote and performs. Shows are May 31, June 1, 2 , 7, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m., matinées June 3 and 10 at 2 p.m., at UFV north campus theatre, 45635 Yale Rd., Chilliwack. Tickets $10. All proceeds go to UFV theatre scholarships. Call 604-7952814 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or see www.ufv.ca/theatre
Young art @ MAC
Mission Art Gallery presents Young Voices, artwork by artists from three Mission high schools, until June 9 at
MAC, 33529 First Ave., Mission. Call 604-826-0029 or see missionartscouncil.ca.
At The Reach
Until June 10, Bearing Witness is at The Reach, along with Telling Stories; Our Communities: School Days; Paper talk, Finger talk: and Just Beyond Hope, at 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford. Call 604-864-8087, or see www.thereach.ca.
Artists can drop in with a piece to work on Thursdays, from 6–8:30 p.m. at The Reach, 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford. Contact Ursula Rettich at email@example.com for details.
Kariton Gallery has a George Rychter exhibit until June 19 at 2387 Ware St., Abbotsford. Call 604-852-9358 or see abbotsfordartscouncil.com.
Merv Tremblay band
Merv and friends offer country, rock and blues every Sunday from 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Captain’s Cabin pub, 33331 Harbour Ave., Mission. There’s also a meat draw that benefits the Mission food bank.
Dewdney pub blues
Larry Styles Band is on June 2 at Dewdney Pub, 8793 River Rd., in Dewdney. Drive five minutes east of Mission on the
Lougheed Hwy., turn right on River Road. Call 604-826-4762 for more details, events.
Sing or enjoy the A-Tones and old tunes on Mondays, 1– 3 p.m., at the Abbotsford Seniors Association drop-in centre on Cyril Street. Call Ed at 604-853-8624 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Soak up live Celtic music at The Duke of Dublin Olde Irish Pub on Thursdays and Fridays, and club nights on Saturdays at 33720 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. See dukeofdublin.com or call 604-746-2000.
Cordel at Gallery
As part of the Envision Coffee House Series, Gourmet Gallery presents Cordel and Out of Many on June 9 from 8 – 10 p.m. at 300-3033 Immel St., Abbotsford. The musicians will perform breezy reggae, soca and dance hall hits. The Gallery also has Jed’s Jam sessions every Friday from 6 – 9 p.m., everyone welcome. Call 604-504-0899.
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Dusty Shoes at James
Dusty Shoes performs June 1 at 7:30 p.m., at the House of James, 2743 Emerson St., Abbotsford. Local blues band with Rod and Julie Horncastle and friends.
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On June 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve has its firstever basket weaving workshop with Brenda Crabtree, the Aboriginal program manager at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Geared to older teens and adults. Cost $110, includes materials to make a basket to take home. See www.chilliwackblueheron. com, or call 604-823-6603. Proceeds go to the reserve.
The Reach Gallery offers a Tibetan rites workshop to energize mind and body, on June 6, from 10 a.m. – noon on site. Cost is $31. Register at thereach.ca or call 604864-8087 for more.
Poets Potpourri features Emily Isaacson at its Blue Moon Poetry Reading Series 6:30 p.m., June 11, Clearbrook library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. Isaacson is launching her third book, A Sunken Garden, post-modern poetry that is colourful, lyrical and even magical in its break from realism. Open mic readings also. Call Alvin Ens, at 604859-5171.
The Stave Falls Scottish Dancers present 145 Years of Canada at the Clarke Theatre in Mission on June 23 at 7:30 p.m. Show includes door prizes and a raffle. Tickets: $12/ adults, $8/seniors, kids. Tickets and registration information at 604-462-9935.
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Kids, spend a week at The Reach Gallery & Museum for summer arts or heritage camps packed with art, outings and more. Kids will be engaged, practise new techniques and learn about their community. For 6 to 12 years, during the weeks of July 9, July 23 and Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cost is $160/5 sessions, or $144 for Friend of the Reach. See more, register at thereach.ca.
Reach fiddle kids
Instructor Nicole Reid leads Fiddlekids for violin students aged 7 to 16 with at least one year experience. Students learn composition, harmony and improvisation in a fun, practical way that emphasizes ear training, along with simple choreography. It’s July 16
– 20, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. $90/5 sessions, or $80 Friend of The Reach. Register at thereach. ca. Call 604-864-8087 for more details.
Folk music camps
The Mission Folk Music Festival and the Sabir Sisters Music School have teamed up to offer a world class summer music camp from July 16 – 20. Fabulous instructors, open to all levels and all ages. Students will be placed appropriately. Cost is $350 for camp only, more if attending folk festival Call 604-755-0398 or email roxanna.sabir@gmail. com. See missionfolkmusicfestival.ca.
Jim Byrnes & guests
The legendary Jim Byrnes brings his southern blues mastery and special guests
to the Dewdney Pub on June 10, show at 3:30 p.m. Tickets $10 at the pub, 8793 River Rd., Dewdney, five minutes east of Mission on the Lougheed Hwy. Call 604-826-4762.
On July 6, Darren Lee & The Memphis Flash at The ACT, 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge. For tiks call 604-4762787 or online at theactmapleridge.org.
Beatles in Abbotsford
Relive The Beatles era with RAIN’s acclaimed multi-media Broadway performance when it stops in Abbotsford on Nov. 3 at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre for one great tribute show on Nov. 3. For tickets and more information go to the AESC website at www.abbotsfordcentre.ca.
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West Coast swing
Drop in for swing lessons on Tuesdays at the Phoenix Grill, 33780 King Rd., Abbotsford, from 8 – 9 p.m., and stay for the dancing from 9 – 11 p.m. Music from blues to swing. Cover charge is $3, and you must be 19. Suburban Swing also has dance, lessons at the ASA dance hall, 33889 Essendene Ave., Abbotsford, Sunday evenings. See www. suburbanswing.com or contact Jason at 604-308-3662.
Seniors social dance
Good Vibrations perform June 1 at the Abbotsford Seniors Association, 33889 Essendene Ave. Tickets are $6.50 for members, $7 for non-members. See www.abbotsfordseniorsassociation.com.
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Drop your entry off to the Abbotsford Times 30887 Peardonville Rd Look to see the entries in the June 12 & 14 issues of the Times. You will be entered to win a prize for Dad. Winner will be announced in the June 12th issue. Prize is by random draw.
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Drop by Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. Mission June 7 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a teens-only movie night. There will be snacks. To find out which movie is on call 604-826-6610.
Canada Pension Plan
Learn about the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security at the Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., 7 – 8:30 p.m. on June 5. Call 604-826-6610.
Blankets for Canada
The Abbotsford Chapter of Blankets For Canada meets June 7, from 1 – 4 p.m. at Fraser Valley Christian Centre, 31929 Mercantile Way. Help put knit and crochet blankets together for those in need in Abbotsford. Donations of yarn also appreciated. All materials furnished. Call 604-504-3713.
Summer book sale
The Mission Library has its Summer Book Sale on June 7, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and June 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come early for the best selection. Call 604-8266610.
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Modest fashion show
You’re invited to a Modest for Christ fashion show and dinner, 6:30 p.m., June 9, at St. Ann’s Centre, 33333 Mayfair Ave., Abbotsford. Tickets at St. Ann’s office or 604-852-5602. Adults $25, children 6-11 years $10. Garage sale for cats Fraser Valley Humane Society holds a garage sale June 8, 9 and 10, from 9 a.m. – 3
p.m. daily, 33121 North Railway St., Mission, next to the cat shelter. Drop off gently used, clean items June 2 or June 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 604-820-2977.
Restaurant 62 at Minter’s
Restaurant 62 partners with Minter Country Gardens for a free Edible Gardens cooking demo with chef Jeff Massey at Minter Country Gardens on June 9, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Brian Minter has tips on how to make your garden grow. Attendees receive copies of Chef Massey’s recipes. Register at 604-792-6612. Minter Country Gardens is at 10015 Young Rd., Chilliwack.
Rock and gem sale
Abbotsford Rock & Gem Club has a tailgate sale June 10 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Fraser Valley Building Supplies, 7072 Wren St., Mission. Cost for sellers is $20. Lots of rocks, fossils, precious stones, free coffee and doughnuts. Call 604852-4650 for details.
People with multiple sclerosis meet on the second Monday each month at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Rd., Abbotsford, from 10 a.m. to noon. In Mission, meetings are on the second Thursday at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 8469
Cedar St., Mission, from 1 – 3 p.m. Call 1-877-303-7122 for details.
Order your strawberries now from the Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Sumas. Fresh, sliced berries with no sugar added, in 5kg or 13.5 kg buckets, for $35 or $59. Last day to order in Abbotsford is June 10, in Mission June 17. Funds raised go to local good works. To order call 604852-7704 or see www. abbotsfordsumasrotary. org for more information. – COMPILED BY STAFF
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he University of the Fraser Valley’s men’s and women’s soccer squads will be moving out of Abbotsford’s Bateman Park this year and will play their games at Exhibition Field in Chilliwack. The two teams play in the elite Canada West conference. The move to Chilliwack’s Exhibition Field will allow the teams to play night games and hopefully attract more spectators. It’s a change in scenery that’s welcomed by the coaches of both teams. “I think it’s absolutely top class and fantastic,” said men’s head coach Al Errington. Errington has fond memories of the field from his time as the coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the club played the Seattle Sounders at the Chilliwack field. “It’s one of the best little stadiums around. The surface is brilliant, it’s a great little stand, the view is so picturesque,” he said. “It’s one of the most beautiful little stadiums you’ll ever see.” The Bateman Park facility in Abbotsford had limited seating, a transparent (chain link) fence that allowed spectators to watch without paying, and no lights. That meant that games were played during the day, which made it hard to draw fans.
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University of the Fraser Valley soccer teams will play at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Field starting in September. The move has the endorsement of both the Cascades men’s and women’s head soccer coaches. The move to Chilliwack has the coaches of the two soccer squads expecting a boost in support when UFV kicks off their season this September. “It allows a lot more people to come and watch than when we play Saturday and Sunday afternoon,” said Errington. Women’s head coach Rob Giesbrecht is also looking forward to the move. “We get to play at night, we get to play in a stadium, we’ll get to play in
front of some fans,” he said. Giesbrecht said the move to Exhibition Field should increase the school’s ability to attract the best college soccer players to the Fraser Valley. He added that Chilliwack’s successful hosting of Whitecaps women games – the women are slated play at Exhibition Field Friday night – shows that there is a dedicated fan base in the city. While the pitch is currently grass, it is slated to be converted to turf
next year. That isn’t a major issue for either Giesbrecht or Errington, who said many college teams now play their home games on artificial surfaces. “We’re confident that the city of Chilliwack is going to put in a nice synthetic field,” he said. UFV sports information rep David Kent said the university has signed a one-year contract with the City of Chilliwack for use of Exhibition Field. But he expects the move to be permanent.
Levale sparkles in spring league Nakisa Levale scored 16 points trailed by Veronica Draayer’s 11 points and Sukhi Birk’s 10 points in Abbotsford Traditional’s 59-42 victory over the Hatzic Secondary Red Hawks in the Fraser Valley Spring League basketball final on Thursday. The Titans had a perfect record on the season with a 12 wins and no losses. Abbotsford Collegiate Panthers won the bronze medal game 39-20 over D.W. Poppy from Langley. Kolb Unger swished in 12 points with Priya Samra scoring nine points.
Emma Coplay had 12 points in the loss. Brittany Pollard scored the winning basket with four seconds on the clock as the Red Hawks upset the Panthers 45-44 in an earlier game on Tuesday, setting them up for the final. Priya Samra had 16 points in the defeat. Super point guard Sukhi Birk drove and swished in 21 points with Levale scoring 16 points in the playoff opener. Hatzic’s Joelle Markus was the league’s MVP. – STAFF REPORTER
Kayaking lessons on at Cultus The Chilliwack Centre of Excellence is offering kayak lessons on June 9-10 at the Main Beach Boathouse at Cultus Lake from noon to 2 p.m. Discover the joy of kayaking in this two-day event is for beginners (with zero to limited kayak experience). At the end of the lessons, participants will be prepared for all club events held on flat water and for beginner river lessons held later in the summer. Kayakers will learn basic safety and boat control in a fun environment and may get wet, but that’s half the fun of kayaking. All equipment is provided (lifejacket, kayak, paddle and spraydeck) but participants will need to dress for the weather. Wear a wetsuit if possible. The water at Cultus Lake is cool all year round. If you do not have a wetsuit the club has some to lend for the event but cannot guarantee availability or fit. If a wetsuit is not possible, wear snug clothing and do not wear cotton. Spandex, fleece and polypropylene are best as a base layer, and a windbreaker or rain jacket on top. Also wear water shoes that you can swim in (no flip-flops, crocs or bulky sandals). Sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses are also recommended along with a dry change of clothes for after the lesson. Cost for the set of lessons is $50 for grades 5-6 (ages 10 and up). For more information call Jon at 604-703-6597 or e-mail him at ccekayak@ gmail.com.
Heat party for fans
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Barry Stewart presents the winning trophy to Abbotsford Traditional players Sukhi Birk, centre, and Amara Hundal, after ATSS won the final in the spring league of girls basketball, beating the Red Hawks of Hatzic Secondary 59-42.
The Abbotsford Heat are inviting all their fans to a season-end extravaganza on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the AESC (33800 King Rd.), Abbotsford. Meet Heat captain Quintin Laing and goaltenders Danny Taylor, Leland Irving, team president Ryan Walter and the mascot Hawkey. There will be tours of the locker rooms, kids’ activities, sale of Heat merchandise, a barbecue lunch, a chance to buy the Heat’s 2012/13 season tickets and more. – STAFF REPORTER
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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca
P/T STABLE help needed (Yarrow). Must have own transportation, be fit and have exp. in English competition. Email resume to: email@example.com or call 604-823-2462. LIGHTENING Maintenance (Langley) hiring Specialized Cleaner. Exp. an asset. $15hr/ 40hr wk. Fax-res: 604-513-3928
SERVICE TECH req’d for a local HVAC company. Exp a must, top wages plus benefit. Fax resume 604-792-4440 or email resume firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sunday, June 3rd 9am-3pm 31542 Monarch Court Slate pool table, new, with accessories, household items, weedeaters, etc.
Sat, June 2nd 8am - 4pm 2050 Windfield Dr, Rose Hill ABBOTSFORD
Carriage Lane Park Annual Garage Sale
Sat June 2nd, 8-1 32691 Garibaldi Dr Multi Unit SALE!!
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MOVING - Excellent Furniture in Great Condition Solid 48" Oak Dining Table, leaf + 4 chairs $425; Almost new 8’ cotton sofa $275; Queen Solid Pine 4-poster bed $200; Solid Oak Media Centre $25; New bone low-flo toilet - not used $50; Double Maple Bed $25; 18 Spd Mountain Bike $40 email: email@example.com
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Aries March 21 - April 19: The emphasis remains on trips, visits, talks, emails, news media, casual friends and siblings, curiosity and information. Delays exist, but affection graces all (well, most) interactions. A wise, loving mood descends upon you Sunday and Monday – two lucky days, if you can leave work to one side. (Careful with machines and driving – Thursday too.) Your ambitions come into clear focus Tuesday/ Wednesday. The barrier you feel is a relationship barrier; as long as someone doesn’t accept you, a career advance might be hard to gain. Thursday on, popularity, optimism and joy visit you! Taurus April 20-May 20: The accent remains on money, buying/selling, earnings, clients, possessions – and sensual attractions. Sunday/ Monday, your ﬁnances lean toward long-term objectives: investments, debt reduction (or increase) money-sharing, etc. Be bold Sunday, mildly careful Monday. A wise, gentle, understanding mood drifts over you Tuesday/Wednesday. Don’t force home/ domestic matters either evening. Your ambitions awaken Thursday/Friday – avoid bending any legal/ ethical rules (and avoid those who do) – your efforts could strike gold, or earn a VIP’s praise! Joy, friends Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: Your energy, charisma, clout and effectiveness ride the crest of a wave! Get out, start important projects, ask favours, express love if you feel it – in all, avoid selﬁsh or ultraindependent actions/moods. (This advice applies until Aug. 30.) You’ll be reminded of others’ presence Sunday/Monday, when relationships occupy centre stage. Exciting meetings, challenges/opposition, opportunities, partnerships, even love are possible. But both days (and Thursday) hint that your home, or your hopes about home, property, can block a bonding. Love, joy, travel late week.
GORGEOUS Dining Room Set: $2900. Or Buffet and Hutch: $1450. Gorgeous all wood dining room set: table, 72" long, 44" wide, plus 2 leaves, each 18" long and 44" wide. Buffet and Hutch, 85" high, 73" wide. Will only sell buffet and hutch separately. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
QUEEN SIZE Mattress Set Brand New. Original Plastic. Never Used. Must sell $200 Call: (604) 790-0021 WOOD CRIB (cream colour); china cabinet & hutch; Roxton dining room table + 4 chairs + buffet; Sklar chesterfield & loveseat; 2 velvet forest green swivel rockers; La-Z-Boy Hide-a-bed, pink/beige velvet; Queen-size BR suite: Headboard, dresser, armoire and 2 night tables; Sealy twin bed + mattress. Call 604-789-1518 or 604-945-8535
ONYX Tables Onyx Coffee Tble $210. Onyx Nest $225. Call: (604) 948-9862
MAPLE TABLE $350, four chairs $235; Garden Harvest dishes, 64 pcs $175. Call: (604) 307-0404
Cancer June 21-July 22: Continue to rest, retreat – be alone, to enjoy the peace, to think clearly, and to accomplish and make plans while others dance for the pied piper of others’ approval. Tackle chores and protect your health (eat, dress sensibly) Sunday/Monday. All’s well, but avoid unsafe use of machinery in/around home Monday. Relationships succeed in every way Tuesday/Wednesday, except one: marriage, partnership. Be diplomatic. Life’s mysteries rise to the surface Thursday (problems – careful driving, and with machinery) and Friday (success) – a powerful (but forbidden?) attraction might occur. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The accent remains on friendships, groups, wish fulﬁllment, entertainment, and light romance (which might become deep). Sunday/Monday emphasize the intense side of these areas, and could cause a mild dilemma: do you opt for light or powerful romance? For independent creativity, or “creation by committee?” If things do intensify, let them. Only money, or emotional possessiveness, can ruin results (Monday and Thursday). Tackle chores Tuesday/Wednesday. (Be careful with electricity – and your back.) Love, exciting meetings, new vistas, great opportunities arrive, Thursday to Saturday! Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The focus lies on your career, worldly standing, prestige relationships, and dealings with authorities. Be careful, prudent this week, for Sunday/Monday and Thursday could trigger hasty reactions on all sides. Otherwise, this is a productive, good week, especially Thursday (avoid temper, hasty investments) through Saturday, when your work efforts meet with splendid success, and could, by Saturday, introduce you to meaningful new relationships or opportunities. Earlier, Sunday and Monday are for home, family, security, nature. Your romantic, beauty-oriented side surfaces midweek.
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CHIHUAHUA PUPS, teacups, $800 + up. vet check, dewormed, shots, congenital health quar. 604-760-1940 or 604-467-8778 Fila Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957
KITTENS, MANY different colours, litter box trained, $25 ea. Ph604-795-7662 leave message
GOLDEN DOODLE Pups, ready now, wonderful family pets. Email pics avail. $800, 250-819-4876
$800 REWARD Lost CAT For Return of "Rocky". All-Grey cat. Ear Tattoo LPV 024. Lost near Cleveland School North Vancouver. Call: (604) 985-1198
Golden Lab. 12mths. CKC reg. Tattooed. Neutered . Champion sired. Loving family dog. Call for details $600. 604.799.3717
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COMPOST FOR SALE Composted cow manure. Great for gardens. $5 per yard Call: (604)-854-0669 Call: (604) 798-3498
Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Fleet Trucks & Trailers, Lumber, Boats, Tools
3 QUEEN MATTRESSES, only 5 yrs old, good cond $150 ea. Frigidaire washer & dryer, good cond $150 ea. 778-245-2241, 604-835-6100 after 5pm
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Clutter Taking Over?
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Dogs SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding, $499+. 604-590-3727 or 604-514-3474 www.puppiesfishcritters.com
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The things you love gently pull your sleeve this week: far travel, international ideas and communications, law and justice, learning, culture and compassionate love. Try a foreign ﬁlm or a play. (DO NOT start a lawsuit before September.) Casual friends, siblings, short trips, paperwork and communications ﬁll Sunday/Monday.These two days, and Thursday, point to a ﬂaw in a new or burgeoning relationship: this person might have too much power over you, subtly restricts or burdens you, etc. Retreat to contemplate this, midweek. Thursday to Saturday: romance, creative urges, beauty! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Mysteries, secrets, research, detective work – mighty changes which can turn the course of your life – powerful sexual urges, high intuition, ﬁnancial courage – these ﬁll this week and next. To succeed, keep honesty and moral goodness in your ﬁst. (Without these, success occurs, but itself forms the ﬁrst step toward traps and loss. Remember this advice through August.) This week, work demands or co-workers might interfere with your progress: act when free of these. Chase money Sunday/Monday. Trips, talk midweek. Thursday to Saturday brings a triumph on family, realty fronts. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Your energy, clout and pizzazz ride high Sunday/Monday – but it’s only so you can be more attractive when you propose joining up with others. Maintain a diplomatic, friendly approach, but do approach. Chase money – carefully – Tuesday/Wednesday. Thursday to Saturday bring travel, errands, casual friends, siblings, news and curiosity. You and another might start a friendly romance; someone might aid you in home or real estate. A Gemini now can change your life; an Aries might disrupt it. All week, protect your career position with a simple potion: gentleness, humour.
BERNESE MNT dogs family raised, 1m & 1 f, ready to go $950. Ph 604-795-7662 leave message
June 3 - 9, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Tackle chores. Sleep properly, and protect your health from seasonal complaints. Continue to avoid legal suits. Retreat, contemplate and plan Sunday/Monday. Some of your ideas could be brilliant, especially in areas of labour and career. Your energy and charisma return somewhat midweek – your home/family hold surprises (and you’re tense there) so train your efforts on career, prestige, document and educational fronts. Spend, chase money Thursday to Saturday – luck accompanies you! But buy no machinery, computer or auto. All week, diplomatically sidestep opinionated people. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: A love affair might have begun recently, or could this week. It’s quite likely that your “amour” stumbles over speech, acts nervous, or has a temper (or a critical side). You need to decide whether to fuse together, or to wait until someone else wanders down the path. I have no advice: only that, if your motives are pure, this affair should be ﬁne. It certainly has a sexy side. Your popularity and optimism soar Sunday/Monday. A wish might come true! Retreat, ﬁnd rest and solitude Tuesday/ Wednesday. Your energy, charisma and clout surge Thursday to Saturday – start something! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The accent remains on home, property, family, nature, nutrition and soul. Be restful – this is a bit of a hibernation time. Your luck in real estate grows – to June 2013. Be ambitious Sunday/Monday, but deftly avoid money discussions (Thursday also) especially with a partner or prospective client. Your hopes rise – so does your popularity – Tuesday/Wednesday. But take care both evenings, as monetary or sensual disappointment can occur. Retreat Thursday to noon Saturday – lie low, rest, contemplate and plan. Though you’re tired, your luck soars in home, realty, love and art. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 604-727-3673
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Digital Print & Graphics Ctr. Owner Retiring. Marketing, Advertising & Promo Items Offer a Product Every Business Needs! No Exp Nec. Financ. Avail. Bestprintfranchise.com
Seniors special age 55+ Ask about free legal fees for seniors. Chilliwack 604-846-6506 Abbotsford 604-852-5592 No obligation consultation. Al Dahl...Lighthouse Realty. www.aldahl.com
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
1BDRM/1BTH $179,900 19236 Ford Ave, Pitt Meadows Large one bedroom condo 930sq ft. Priced to Sell. Call: (250) 878-2997 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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★★★ I DO things you'll never forget! SUMMER 604-727-8182 Sensual Massage & More by Jill, Blonde, Classy, Mature (38) & Discrete. 604-819-4333 (Chwk)
ROGER BASI Interested In Selling Your Home? Lets Talk!!! Remax Award Winner 100% Club. Certified in Feng Shui Home Stager. List and Sell your home with me & receive $500.00 towards moving costs. Cell: (604) 618-2820 www.rogerbasi.com
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
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From the City to the Valley
#210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1BR, $148,000, Lrg Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel/ 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Meeting Rm, Prkg, Dogs & Kids ok. 7 blocks to N. West skytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores, 40 acre, Moody Park. Great Unobstructed Views of Century Houses & mature gardens, Pics>http://vancouver.kijiji.ca/ c-ManageMyAds. No agents pls. Call John 778-397-0508 N. WEST: Uptown, 2 BR, Sunny west exp, inste W/D + 4 appls, F/P, sec prkg, locker. Rentals/ Pets OK. Near transit. $215,500. HIRA • Sutton• 604-318-9474
1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, $88,000. (furnished) 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510
S. Surrey/ White Rock
www.bcforeclosures.com 5 BR home from $27,500 down $2,600/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock
673 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Chilliwack Own the Land, 1092sf 2br rancher, kids OK $185K 824-7803 id5541 Sry Open House Sun 2-4, 202 13858-102 ave 1250sf 2br 2ba upper lvl tnhse +45 complex $242K 778-395-5140 id5507 Sry Fleetwood immaculate 1785sf 3br 2.5ba tnhouse $409,900 507-8186 id5525 Sry Newton 2479sf 5br 3.5ba 1/2 duplex w/legal suite $464,500 592-6703 id5542
5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100
LOVELY VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH West Vancouver, Best Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Foors, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,690,000. Tel: (778) 855-7375
RICK EDEN 604-854-4888 FREE Property Evaluation
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DRIVE BY 1618 Grant deluxe 1 br+den, 820 sf, nr all ammens, $220 k, Jim 604-786-7977 amexrlty
SAT JUNE 2nd , 2-4pm, 142-120A Street ❏ Quick Sale, below assesment reno’d top flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, 1225sf, $249K. ❏ Top floor, renod 1BR, 1bath, 752sf, asking $169k. Fully rained screened, nr amens. Mala, Sutton, 778-859-4458
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OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
7243 199 Street, Langley Beautiful 4 BR family home with legal bsmt ste, central location, $629,000. Sutton West Coast RUPE MANN 778 240-7914
SALE BY OWNER Vcr lot w/house, approx 37x103, Killarney paved alley, mins to bus/skytrain nr schools, shops, rec ctre. 604-619-0964* 604-916-5104
Lots & Acreage
Landmark/Rick Eden Agencies
CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD Price Reduced ★$419,000★ 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/ garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $419,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Please visit usellahome.com and key in #5458 to view the property. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (Maple Ridge) 5 acres, south facing view, owner occupied 2 storey home in Thornhill’s designated Urban Reserve, $1,550,000. No real estate commission. Call 604 760-3792
9 BDRM / 8 BATH Rarely Available 6750 sqft. Luxurious mansion in South Burnaby with breathtaking view from all floors. Walking distance to Deer Lake. This beautiful house is spread over two levels and basement, which has nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms. House comprises home theatre, hot tub,steam and sauna room and much more Virtual tour : Http://sg.photosandmore.ca/201 20424/virtual.html $4,480,000. Call Vik (604) 356-4449. Sutton West Coast Realty.
8186 Nelson Street, Mission Building lot 0.89 acres RE/MAX All Pointstaracaldwellrealestate.com $335,900. Call: (604) 328-8127
N WEST 220 Queens Ave, circa 1907, known as W.E. Vanstone house, 5 Br, 3 bath, 10,765 sf lot, approx 5,000 sf , inclds 2BR bsmt ste. parlike back yd. $1,388,000. Gerri, Mac Rlty, 604-761-3464
3BDRM/2BTH 747 Chelsea, Lincoln Park PoCo. $398,000 greenbelt-1/2 duplex-no fees, Re/Max All Points 604-328-8127 taracaldwellrealestate.com
6020-34 BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554
★ Five Stunning 5 acre oceanfrontlots near Horton Bay on Mayne Island from $404,000 firstname.lastname@example.org Greg Rowland, Sotheby’s Intl Rlty Canada, www.gregrowland.ca Call 250-665-6868
BC Area Foreclosures Free list w/pics $250K and Up These Must be SOLD www.bcareaforeclosures.com ★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! (604) 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com
WANTED We Buy Homes & Town Homes anywhere in the Lower Mainland. NO real estate commission. Please call 604 760-3792
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6020-04 2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 email@example.com THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
SRY; FLEETWOOD GEM! 15556 - 92A Ave. Well maintained 2850sf Home, many updates, new Yaletown style in-law ste. 11,300sf Lot! Near all amens, schools, transit, shops. 1st time on market original Builder/Owner. $658,500. By appt, serious inquiries only please. No agents. BY OWNER Dave 604-589-2248
Desirable North Vancouver www.mytownhouseforsale.com Paul: 604-789-4924
4BDRM / 4BTH 2639 Delahaye, Coquitlam Luxurious, modern taracaldwellrealestate.com 604-328-8127 RE/MAX All Points $988,000
For Sale by Owner
OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. Walk to amens. $234,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498
S.SRY, 15298-20 Ave, Top floor, 1185sf, 2 BR, 2 bath, 6 appls, f/p, lrg balcony, prkg, rec facility. $285,900 No agent 604-872-2485
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Open House Sat 3-5 #220-711 E 6th Ave Vcr. Funky 1 Bdrm Mt Pleasant. $249,000 Completely Reno’d DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker Westburn firstname.lastname@example.org www.realestatehomes.net 'Bringing People Together'
3516 Matapan St. Vancouver Older 4 BR house, very nice area, local to everything. $895,000. To view call 604-518-8100
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
#210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1BR, $145,000, Large Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel, 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Prkg, Dog,Kids OK. 7 blocks toNew WestSkytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores. Call John 778-397-0508
Real Estate Services
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TRUE ADVICE! TRUE Clarity! TRUE PSYCHICS! 1-877-342-3032 or 1-900-528-6256 or mobile # 4486 (18+) $3.19/min. www.truepsychics.ca
2BDRM/2BTH 406-450 Bromley, COQUITLAM Private corner unit with a view; Recent upgrades OVER $22,000 (new bathrooms/floors/appls). Well run building, new roof. Steps from shopping (Thrifty’s, Starbucks,Yoga,Subway,Sushi). $279,888. Call (604) 808-2962 email@example.com
HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655
New and Used Homes Service Work Available Park Spaces Available QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES
1978 - 14’ Wide 2 BR, 1 bth, in Ruskin MHP, $39,900 with $499 pad rent. Pet OK. Also pads avail for a new sgle or dbl wide. 604830-1960 glenbrookhomes.net NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960
Seniors Park, privacy lots of trees, newly renod 2 BR double wide, storage, large decks, air cond. 10 mins from major shopping. $44,444. #18- 4426- 232nd St, Langley. 604-534-2997
10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE There are several suitable building sites on the property with spectacular views of city of Penticton, and both Lakes. Power at lot line and only 10 minutes from the full service Hospital. This beautiful property is being sold by the owner at only $299,000. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details, or call 250-493-5737.
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS 6040
Out Of Town Property
1BR + den, New, low rise, top flr, SS 7 appls, granite counter tops, lam flrs, nr park, sec ug prkg, storage, June 1, NS, pet neg, nr UFCV & hospital, nr all amens, $900 incls hydro. 604-761-4808 BRAND NEW NARAMATA Townhomes - Perfect Holiday Home - Lock & Go - Steps to Beach & Winery. Alex Bloomfield 250-493-2244 (Office) 1-800-734-0457 (Toll Free) Royal Lepage Locations West
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441
BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH, Mt Baker WA, 2007 Breckenridge Park Model dble loft trailer, 40ft, sleeps up to 12, Ranch has FREE Par 3 Golf, Horseback Riding, Indoor/Outdoor pools +. $85,000. By Owner. Tom 604-594-9342
MURRAYVILLE 2 br, 5 appls, u/g pkg, storage locker, no elevator, nr amens/schools/hospital. Av now. N/P. Jim 604-836-3879
★ 2 BDRM APT★ FOR RENT in Langley City
Under New Management
Wanted To Rent
SMALL SPACE WANTED TO RENT Local NGO looking to partner with a faith based organization or like minded individual interested in operating a needle exchange program in the McCallum/Homeview/Pauline area. We are looking to rent the space and use it during the evening for 3-4 hours to provide clean equipment, hot beverages and information on where to obtain shelter and receive treatment. No space is too small! Please contact: Mark Townsend 604-720-3050 or Mariner Janes 778-316-2029
Ideal for children, next to park and green space.
Inquire about our rent incentives
ARBOUR CRT - spacious freshly reno’d grnd flr condo 2 bdrm 2 full bth, nr freeway access, transit shops & schools. All appl, gas fp, in ste laundry rm, lge patio. Incl 1 underground park, storage locker & gas, ns, 6 mth min with rental agreement. June 1. $1100/m 1010 s/f. email@example.com 1-604-329-4233
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735
LOG CABINS For Sale For rentals or ownership please join us for our open house during the May long weekend Sat May 19th, Sun May 20th 11am-4pm, and Mon May 21st 11am-2pm. Where you can view the newly renovated log cabins. Appreciate all the amenities the 6700+ sq ft Lodge building has to offer. At 5485 Lac Le Jeune Rd. Lac Le Jeune B.C. Take exit 336 off the Coquihalla Hwy and follow the signs to Lac Le Jeune. $189,900. Call: (604) 834-2020 or visit us at laclejeuneliving.com
Call for Specials!
Townhouses - Rent We have 2 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly” $
NEWLY RENOVATED 990 per month + utilities
COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Watch and Green Lakes. $278,000. Call 604-467-7144 or 604-250-1668
9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
Duplexes - Rent
Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family-Oriented!
Duplexes - Rent
1 BR & BACH, unfurn/furn, Farm, Shop, pool, w/d, cbl $500-$600 incl Mission. 604-826-3874
MISSION 7588 Birch St/7th Ave, 2 BR lower ste, 5app, hw flrs, small pet ok, $850 + utils, avail Now, 604-466-1183, 818-0840
2 BR MISSION, in 4yr old home, 5 appl, ns np, ref’s 1 yr lse, July 1st. $850 incl utils 604-613-7885
Houses - Rent
ABBY BRIGHT 1 br ste, heat hydro incl, nr all ammens, no pets, avail now $500. 604-755-9924
4 BR. 2.5 bath, Abbts near Hosp. 7 appls, fenced yard, ns, np, avail, June 15, $1350, 604-897-0734
32101 Mt. Waddington Ave.
5 BR Rancher, lrg, 2000+sf, avail June 1st, $1300 + utils, w/d, d/w, fenced yard, 604-751-0728
Abbotsford: Deluxe, large apts. Newer, well maintained bldg.
STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 Bdrm, 1 bath, Cozy HOUSE on
49’x171’lot, Exc Investment. $888/M
ABBOTSFORD - 2087 Lonsdale, Handy Man Special House, 3bd w/ 2bd Suite, Quiet Area...$1,388/M VANCOUVER - 1066 East 8th Ave
1Br Mt. Pleasant Condo, Quiet, Cental Area, Solid Bldg...$788/M RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca WILLOUGHBY 3 br house on 2.5 acres, w/d, horse barn, riding area. Suit for horse stabling, reno 4 yrs ago. 1 yr lease. Av now. $2,700. Doug 604-607-8888
6590 2 BR, Mission, 15min from WCE, quiet area by lake, $885 + shd util, ns, small dog neg. ref’s/credit check, avail Now, 604-820-7721
ABBY 2 br 32052 GF Way, reno’d, 2 bath, w/d, 2 prkg, $950, avail now. 778-552-1808 or 604-287-6787 604-557-0411
MISSION, FARM, prkg +, hydro w/d, cable/net, water/sewage, $300-$600. 604-826-3874
WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack, BC Move-In Incentive!
ABBOTSFORD ROOMS $450. 604-854-1000
HOMESTEAD ESTATES • 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath. from $895 Gas heat, F/P, D/W, inste. W/D hookup, gated u/g prkg. Cat OK.
Call: 604-870-9797 www.apt4rent.ca
33382 George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford: Clean, spacious
2 Bedrooms from $750 Some with in-suite laundry hookup, D/W, prkg. incl. Cat OK. Part of the Abbotsford Crime Free Housing Program
Call: 604-832-8909 Baywest Management Corp.
WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE for rent avail. immed, clean, secure, bright. Bolivar Park Area Surrey $950 month +half utilities (604) 916-3473:
HOME SERVICES CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
GETAWAY ON GALIANO ISLAND (Lt.27 Stewart Rd). Completely furnished home & cabin on .9 acre w/private beach, deep water mourage, $999,000. 604-802-8711. View website for more info, photos & virtual tour: www.yourlinktorealestate.ca
Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)
For more info call Ingrid 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
* 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
3 BR + 1½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft and a fenced back yard
Out Of Town Property
CHOICE COTTAGE in Campers paradise. 10 miles South of Sumas. Mallard Camp model, outside shed, large sunny lot, veg garden. Club has pool & other amenities. Turnkey bargain at $29,000 obo. 604-852-3216
Spacious Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & hot water. Resident Mgr.
2585 Portree Way, Squamish Family Home $579,000 Immac house, situated across from the school.Barb Gloor, RE/MAX Squamish, 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
MISSION UPPER/LOWER SUITES 6th – 3 bdrm upper in well maintained 4-plex – tastefully updated & in excellent condition - covered back patio - shared w/d - carport parking - $1050/mo incl utils Cherry – 3bdrms up w/ 4th bdrm or rec room down – covered back patio – fenced back yard – very clean and fresh – nice location near good schools - $1100/mo+shared utils – pets OK HOUSES Bailey – Luxurious 3 level home in family cul-de-sac – 4 bdrms w/ 3 adjoining baths up – sundeck off the master bdrm – formal L.R. / D.R. kitchen, eatar, family room & a den on the main – rec room down – $1700/mo Dalke – 3bdrms+2 dens & 2.5 baths – 2125 sq ft of high end ﬁnishing – slate ﬂoors – granite countertops – double garage - backs onto greenbelt – $1700/mo Hood – 4bdrm+den – 5 year new home in mint condition – large recroom down – open kitehen family room concept – 3 full baths – $1,800/mo Lightbody – 4bdrms+den – 2.5 baths – 6 year old home – detached double garage – fenced back yard – open kitchen to family room – formal lr & dr - $1,900 – pets OKhe home backs onto. No pets or smoking. ACREAGE McKamie – Beautifully updated high quality 3 bdrm 1.5 bath 2640 sq ft home – gated property – hand scraped teak ﬂooring - rich granite countertops – mahogany cabinetry – chef quality kitchen – unﬁn bsmnt w/ recroom & 2 other rooms - detached 4 car shop - $1,800/mo Dewdney Trunk – 1 GATED ACRE in Cedar Valley – 5 mins to town – 6 bdrms – recroom – 2 full baths – open parking - $1800/mo Grove – WEST MISSION - 3.5 ACRES with a 2378 sq ft log home with 2 bdrms+loft and a ﬁnished basement with a recroom or 3rd bedroom. 2 baths – 5 appl – freestanding gas f/p – greenhouse – MAY COME FURNISHED IF REQUIRED - $2200/mo – pets OK
ABBOTSFORD APARTMENTS LATITUDE - designer selected color scheme - Open concept kitchen w/ granite countertops and eating bar - 6 ST/ST appliances include in-suite laundry. Electric f/p - spacious covered deck, gated u/g parking. Billiards & exercise room in building – hot water included #110 – 2bdrm 2 bath – 885 sq ft – west facing - $1100/mo #212 – 2bdrm 2 bath – 824 sq ft – NW corner unit - $1075/mo
2332 Argyle Cr. Squamish - Fall in Love with the Stunning Views! $599,900. 10,400 sq.ft. lot, 2648 sq.ft. house, 4 bdrms, 2 bath, suite potential. Barb Gloor, RE/ MAX Squamish. 1.604-892-4428 www.barbgloor.com
FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM
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YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
WE BUILD CEDAR FENCES & DECKS Quality workmanship & materials. Call Al 604-854-8315
Hardwood Floor Refinishing Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates
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COL-RIC CONTRACTING • Excavating • Dumptrucking • Landscaping • Fencing
•turf instalation (top soil spreading •mini excavator • dump truck service • retaining walls • fencing • concrete breaker • land clearing • demolition
604-290-8845 823-2382 or 795-1027
Lawn & Garden
Same Day Service, Fully Insured
• Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd jobs •Yearly Maintenance Programs •
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QUALITY WORK. DONE RIGHT.
ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
#1 Rates & Serv. Clogged drains, drips, garbs, sinks, reno’s, toilets, installs, Lic/Ins. 604-217-2268
Capt’n Crunch auto wrecking ltd.
Recycling all but food waste ✦ Wood Products ✦ Tires ✦ Construction Waste
We pay for Scrap Metal
brought to our yard
✦ Scrap Car Pick Up ✦ Rolloff Containers
Auto Wrecking Recycling 604-855-1644 604-852-1296 34314 Vye Rd., Abbotsford
FAMILY MAN w/truck for yard & home clean ups, light moves, odd jobs & scrap rem. 604-820-2383.
Need a Painter? Find one in the Home Services section.
Collectibles & Classics
1995 FORD Mustang convertible, new top, Aircared, V6, auto, good cond $3200. 604-984-7574
1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373
TONNEAU Cover, 'Undercover', fits 1993-2012 Ford Ranger or Mazda p/u. $450. 604-859-0505
2000 CHEVY MALIBU. 4 doors, auto, 6 cyl, brown. 1 owner, well maintained, no accidents. High km so only $1,500. 778-397-0369
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367
1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986
2001 FORD Focus ZTS, silver 4 dr auto, a/c, radio/CD, peppy 4 cyl Zetec, 117 K, remote starter +4 snows. $4200 604-985-8223
2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 29,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $16,900. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721 2001 OLDSMOBILE Aurora auto, only 81,000 kms Luxury $7500 #01-2586 604.466.6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
2002 FORD FOCUS SW, low kms, no accidents, $3680. auto, very good cond, 604-724-5726
2002 OLDS Alero Fully loaded car...$2,995 #4730 1-888-812-2511
1970 Jaguar E-TYPE In excellent shape and ready to go for sunny summertime driving. Too many upgrades to list. Pictures and invoices available. REDUCED - $64,000 1970jaguaretype4sale.com firstname.lastname@example.org
1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2350. 604-534-2997
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $8,950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516 1979 MG Midget 75,000kms Ready to drive away $5,000. 604 739-9234 email@example.com
1990 BENTLEY Mulsane 4 Dr Sedan, leather upholstery. Like New. ONLY 42,000 kms, $20,000 obo. Lgly. Ralph 778-988-2055
2003 CADILLAC CTS, 49K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $19,500 604-864-8199
2004 DODGE SX 2.0, 127,000 kms, aircared, air, sunroof, tilt steering, p. windows, like new inside & out, 600 kms per tank, lady driven & owned since new. $5800 OBO Call 604-794-7426
2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parts & Accessories
SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS
2011 CADILLAC CTS, Luxury Leather, Panaramic Sunroof Mags...MSRP $46,980 now $29,895 #4192 - 1-888-812-2511
OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM
2011 CHEVY Impala Sports Sedan, Fully Loaded MS RP $28,980 now $13,995 #3582 1-888-812-2511 2011 CHEVY Malibu LS auto, air, loaded, cd MSRP $26,890 $15,995 #4142 1-888-812-251 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
2005 PONTIAC Sunfire sedan auto $5900 #05-3025 604.466-6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332
FORD Taurus SE 1999 166,000 kms, excellent condition, new tires, $3200. (604) 943-9862 or email: email@example.com
Budget Car Sales
DEALS OF THE WEEK
1404 S.W. Marine Drive • where Granville meets Marine
2011 TOYOTA SIENNA
2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
2011 HYUNDAI SONATA GLS
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All Mechanically Inspected
2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.
WEEKLY SPECIALS June 2 - June 8, 2012
Engines (gas) ............... $9595 Transmissions.............. $4995 Starters.......................... $1795 Alternators .................... $1795 Heater Motors.............. $1095 Heater Cores ................ $1095 Throttle Body Assys ... $2495 Elec Distributors.......... $2495
2011 FORD ESCAPE
2011 FORD EDGE SEL
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2011 CHRYSLER 200 CONV.
2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT
2011 HYUNDAI ELANTRA TOURING
Scrap Car Removal
FREE SCRAP car & truck removal. Top $$ paid for all. No wheels - no problem. 604-615-7175
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1961 TRIUMPH TR3A red,black interiorComplete & original good engine& trany for details (Delta) 604-816-9954, $9,500 obo
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1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $5500. 604-924-1511
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca
1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324
1994 CHEV Blazer 4x4, 182K, a/cared ’14, 4.3L vortec eng, red, auto, loaded, a/c, gd michelins, $1900 obo, 604-556-7776
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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073
2007 PIAGGIO scooter MP3-250, silver, practically new, less than 500 km, fuel injected engine, security lock, new battery, $4300. Call Don 604-987-9166
Luxury Cars 2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm
Hours: 8:30am-5pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca
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Scrap Car Removal
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614.
2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576
2011 CHEVROLET Malibu Platinum Edition Top of the Line with Leather/ 75 to Liquidate MSRP $29,770 now$17,888 #4076 1-888-812-2511
2009 KAWASAKI Vulcan, under 5,000 kms, perfect beginner bike $5500. 604-467-8691
1995 MERCEDES E320 Cabriolet Exc cond; local, 109K, NO accid. $14,900 Rare 778-773-1398
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
2006 CADILLAC DTS. Fully loaded, luxury package, On Star, landau top, sunroof, a/c, heated seats, no accidents. 71,000 km. $16,800 obo. 604-793-5520
2006 CHRYSLER 300C Ultimate Car, All Options...$13,888 #8320 1-888-812-2511
jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $49,900. Call 604-889-2525
2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra
1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
Collectibles & Classics 1985 BMW 735 Automatic 160,000 kms Air-cared, Great collector car, New brakes and exhaust, Black, Tan interior, no tears in seats. $5,260. Call: (604) 889-2925
THE TIMES THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069
2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
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1 photo auto ad, 3 lines in 12 community papers. 1 online auto ad, 5 photos, many lines. It runs till you cancel, for up to one year.
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
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2007 RAV4, 4WD, grey $15,988 - #2791656 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 1994 CHEV GMC Z-71. Dark blue, auto, 4x4, extended cab. Aircared, new tires. $1,800 obo. Call Rob, 604-533-2410, aft 5pm.
2000 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,750. 604-218-8499
2003 FORD Ranger 5 speed Tonneau cover-$6800 - #03-1311 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
2008 FORD F150 S/Cab 4wd Fully Loaded Truck...$18,888 #2759 1-888-812-2511
2001 CHEVROLET Silverado Big Selection of trucks under $10k.....$3,995 #0420 1-888-812-2511
1994 CHEV GMC Z-71. Dark blue, auto, 4x4, extended cab. Aircared, new tires. $1,800 obo. Call Rob, 604-533-2410, aft 5pm.
2005 JEEP Liberty Sprt 4x4 $8800 #05-1840MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007 2002 GMC Avalanche, 4x4, 130K, Keyless Entry, Completely Loaded, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $10,000. Please call 604-308-3167
2010 CHEVY Express 2500 Cargos 10 Left, In house Lease and Finance Available $19,995 #3330 - 1-888-812-2511
2006 F350 XLT 4X4 SC DIESEL 4x4 auto power group, grey. $21,988 #2618051 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New West.
2010 JEEP Grand Cherokee 4wd Luxury, Fully Loaded SUV Mags...$21,988 #4217 1-888-812-2511
2007 CADILLAC Escalade AWD Luxury, Leather, All Options $31,988 #3339 1-888-812-251
1998 JEEP TJ -5speed $5900 #98-1754 604.466.6007 mjautowholesale.com #30332 2000 FORD F15 Well Equiped Truck...$2,995 #8313 - 1-888-812-2511
2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060
2002 SANTA FE, 128K kms, 4 cyl, 5 spd, air, pw, exc cond $5000 obo 604-710-8053
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2011 EDGE AWD, SYNC SYSTEM, black $27,888 - #111168 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2011 FLEX AWD, power group white, $26,488 #1111586 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West. 2011 GMC Yukon 4wd luxury/ Leather/ Loaded/ Mags...$35,995 #3791 1-888-812-2511
2010 JEEP Patriot North Edition 4x4 $19,888 #10-8231 MJ Autowholesale.com #30332 604.466.6007
Sports & Imports
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd Auto, 6Cyl, Loaded, 10 Left...$25,888 #3898 1-888-812-2511
1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293
2012 CHEVY Cruze Well Equiped, 0% 84 Months ...$16,995 own for $93BW #28345s - 1-888-812-2511
1997 Chevy 4x4 1500. 4.3liter vortec v6, sound system, tinted windows.$2400. 604-807-4203
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2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, firstname.lastname@example.org
1995 VW GOLF $2500, great car, 1 owner, mags, sunroof, all records, recent engine work, clutch, new tires, shocks, springs. Call 604-521-4932 or email: email@example.com
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
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2003 CIVIC SDN 4DR SDN DX-G AUTO red $ 7,888 #2393112 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,500. 778-227-2010
2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975. 2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
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1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460 1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691
2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)
KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297
1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. service records $2,995. (604) 602-9066.
2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $39,000. 604-833-6931 2003 Toyota Corolla S 124K. Very good cond. Must sell. Too many cars.$7600. 778-888-1045
2005 COROLLA Auto,96k, a/c, no acc, aircared, new tires $8,500. Call: (604) 274-8627
2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696
1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhasummust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967
1988 TOYOTA Corolla, Exc cond, new rad, tires & batt. Aircared. $800 obo. 604-598-3288
2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253
2008 NISSAN Versa Auto $8800 #08-4339 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $8800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166
2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009
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2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email: email@example.com
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2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,395 obo. 778-242-2018
2011 SUBARU Outback Luxury SUV, Fully Loaded $25,995 #3626 - 1-888-812-2511
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2012 GMC Yukon 4wd Luxury, Leather, Loaded, mags MSRP $56,880 now $37,995 #4237 - 1-888-812-2511
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1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
2011 NISSAN Pathfinder SV 4wd 7Pass, Fully Loaded with mags....$28,888 #3776 1-888-812-2511
2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511
2007 F150 LARIAT, fully loaded, white $25,888 - #276477XX WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.
2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack
2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $2750 obo 604-986-2430 firstname.lastname@example.org 1996 FORD Aerostar Van, one owner, excellent driving condition 154,000 kms $2500. 604-987-1058
1999 HONDA Odyssey Van 7 pass $5500 - #99-0752 MJAutowholesale.com 604.466.6007. #30332
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2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
1996 MIRAGE 19ft , 4.3 litre good on fuel, stocked, stored indoors, no salt, 600 hrs, w/trailer, good cond, $8800 obo. 604-857-3344
2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; email@example.com
2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583
1984 COACHMEN 24’ Class C 350 Chev, sleeps 6, 70,000 miles, gd cond. $6,500. 604-438-6330
2004 FORD Freestar, V6, 4.2L, auto, low kms, new brakes, tires & battery $6800. 604-858-7553
2005 HUNTER 33 Sailboat, $95,900. Moored @ Point Roberts. Call Greg 778-686-5299
2000 Honda Odyssey LX Automatic 231,000 kms Grey, single owner, good condition, trans & brakes recently done. Bluetooth. Trailer hitch. Service records avail. $4,999. Call: (604) 987-1595 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570
2008 PONTIAC Montana Vans Fully Loaded Vans, 15 to Choose...$7,995 #4199 1-888-812-2511 2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Luxury Van 12 Left, Power Sliding Doors etc...$18,888 #4207 1-888-812-2511
2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs. With trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: email@example.com
9522 1976 CASCADE Pilothouse Ketch. 42 ft sail boat. New dinghy & outboard motor. Radar & auto pilot. Perfect coastal cruiser. Live aboard. $34,800. 604-538-1410
2010 DODGE Grand Caravan Fully Loaded with Stow n’ Go (25 Left)...$15,995 #3530 1-888-812-2511
1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540
1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042
1990 FORD 28ft Classic, 120K, always roofed, sleeps 6, $8300, 604-466-1469
2007 TERRY 28ft, slide, auto awning, sleeps 6, exc cond. Used 3 mths! $20,000. 604-367-7892
1995 SEA Breeze 31 (Class A) Fully equipped, exc. cond., tow car avail $22,500 obo 604-746-5898'
2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, 2 slides, spotless. Reduced $18,500. 604-230-2728
Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country Ultimate Luxury Vans with Power Sliders...$18,888 #4215 1-888-812-2511
2002 GMC Adventurer. Great camping with snowbird option! 106,000 kms Excellent 20’ motorhome. Sleeps 4, with oven, microwave, fridge & new stereo system. Low km, little used. $20,000. (604) 833-4537
2004 WESTWIND Trailer. 25 ft. Sleeps 6, incl private BR w/dbl bed. Awning, bbq, full bath, fridge/ stove. $10,000. 604-538-8120
2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015
2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030
2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841
2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. Ph Peter 1-604-220-5005
19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $6000 obo. 604-817-9004
1997 WILDERNESS 22ft, good cond, sleeps 5, fridge/freezer. $5,500 obo. Tony 604-464-1072
1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408 1994 Special Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, aircon, lam flrs, $8000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408
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