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Brar, who translated on behalf of Kulwant. “But it’s overwhelming. There’s bbotsford grandmother Kul- joy and grief as well.” want Brar is being hailed as Kulwant was awakened by some a hero by her relatives and noise, probably by the fire alarm the fire department after raising before the wiring in the garage the alarm as a fire tore through the was burned out by the fire, said family home Saturday night. Sukhjiwan. The entire extended family – 10 She heard strange sounds in all including a toddler and a coming from the garage but no three-month-old baby – escaped footsteps in the house. Worthe blaze safely after ried someone might Kulwant got up to be breaking into the explore odd noises “. . . it’s overhouse, Kulwant went a n d d i s c o v e r e d whelming. There’s down to investigate. flames in the garage When she opened of the house in the joy and grief as the door she discover 31800 block of Mayne flames ripping through well.” Avenue. the garage and alerted “My mother-inone of her sons who law is a hero. She – Nav Brar family friend ran through the house saved everybody,” to wake everyone. said Sukhjiwan Brar, “We were out of the the eldest daughter-in-law while house in minutes,” said Sukhjiholding her young daughter in wan. her arms. “We didn’t have time to think.” But the family matriarch was Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service in tears Monday morning as she Deputy Chief Mike Helmer said surveyed her blackened home and Kulwant’s actions prevented her thought about what might have family from being overcome by happened to her husband, sons smoke from the fire. and their wives and children if she “She did exactly what she had not woken up. should,” said Helmer, adding the “She’s thankful her family see FIRE, page A10 escaped,” said family friend Nav

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Gabriel Valladares is decked out in bunny ears as he waits for the annual Easter Egg Hunt to begin Sunday at Fraser River Heritage Park in Mission. For more adorable photos, see our photo gallery at www.abbotsfordtimes.com.

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“I imagine the lucky winner has already heard and people who bought tickets in Abbotsford are excitedly checking the prize.” The largest prize won in B.C. was a $50 million Lotto Max jackpot in October, 2010. – ROCHELLE BAKER/TIMES

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Briefly Best of Abbotsford at Thunderbird Square The geography students at the University of the Fraser Valley are hosting the Best of Abbotsford Market in the Square on April 14 at Thunderbird Square from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students are calling this a community place-making event and will share their ideas and visions on how to make better use of this civic park space. T h e y a re e n c o u r a g i n g community involvement and input. There will be fun activities for the whole family as well as local vendors from the Abbotsford Farm and Country Market. Bring family and friends to this free event. Thunderbird Square is located at 32388 Veterans Way, between Abbotsford City Hall and the library.

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ously close to northbound traffic along the highway south of Harris Road, said Const. Ian MacDonald. Officers were dispatched but moments later it was reported that the man had been hit, said MacDonald. Police arrived to find the 51-year-old dead on scene

bbotsford Police are investigating the death of a Mission man after he was str uck by a vehicle along Highway 11 on Saturday night. Police received several calls from motorists around 8:40 p.m. about a man hitchhiking or walking danger-

may have strayed from the shoulder to the roadway. A toxicology exam will determine whether the pedestrian had been drinking prior to the collision. Police are not releasing the name of the crash victim until his family has been notified.

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“My dad is very supportive, he told me to do what I love. When I found out about this program, I took the opportunity and I’ve never looked back,” said Deglow, who hopes to work in a mine near Williams Lake this summer. Now in its fourth year, the program is a partnership with the Abbotsford School District, the province of B.C. and the Industry Training Authority. The HEO certificate course gives graduating students real-life experience in a trade or skill, and is one of the emerging training programs offered to youth to help prepare for an

bbotsford Heat players have put their hair on the line for the BC Cancer Foundation and now Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Ba n m a n h a s j o i n e d t h e cause. In 2011, the Heat raised more than $18,000 for the campaign. This year, the Heat players along with Banman are pursuing an even greater goal. On April 15, following the last regular season home game of the year at the AESC, members of the Heat will have their heads shaved, but only for a price. “That’s my challenge to the public,” said Banman. “I f y o u w a n t t o s e e m e shorn, it’s time to show me – or more specifically the Cuts for the Cure Campaign – the money.” To pledge your support for the team and honour their goalie Leland Irving, a cancer survivor, donate online at http://donate. bccancerfoundation.com/ goto/CutsfortheCure and help the Abbotsford Heat reach their goal. All funds raised will support cancer patients and research at the BC Cancer Agency in Abbotsford.

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Kevin Evans, CEO of Industry Training Authority, and Patricia Tebbutt, Abbotsford School District principal of career programs, welcome folks to an open house for the heavy equipment operator program at Lafarge Connor Pit in Mission on April 5.

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Investigators are hoping to speak to anyone who might have been in contact with the man before the collision, said MacDonald. “We’re trying to locate people who had some interaction with him to gain insight as to what he had been doing prior [to the crash], where he was headed and where he was coming from.”

Deglow is one of 15 Abbotsford students enrolled in the school district’s heavy equipment operator program this semester, the first program in Canada to provide hands-on training and certification for secondary students. They had just spent two weeks at the pit learning to operate nine different pieces of earth-moving equipment provided by sponsors in the industry, and were showing off their skills at an open house on Thursday. Deglow, an Abbotsford Collegiate Grade 12 student, considered following his dad Kevin into welding and millwork, but his heart was pining for the big machines.

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Kevin Evans ~“For a lot of kids, it’s a very satisfying, long-term, well-paying job.” expected labour shortage of up to 160,000 skilled workers by 2015. Like his classmates, Deglow will graduate this June with his high school diploma and Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate of Qualification – Level 1 that will lead him into a well-paying job that is in demand throughout the province. B.C. needs to replenish its skilled labour workforce as many tradespeople are facing retirement, said Kevin Evans, CEO of the Industry Training Authority, which oversees B.C.’s industry skills and certification. In recent decades, trades weren’t promoted much in schools – they were the Rodney Dangerfield of career options, he quipped – but that has been changing, he said. “For a lot of kids, it’s a very satisfying, longterm, well-paying job,” said Evans, at the program’s open house on Thursday. Students in the HEO program complete their regular high school requirements and also attend classroom training at Yale Secondary with HEO instructors Larry Colby and Jim Anderson, who literally wrote the textbook on heavy equipment operation. The classroom work is then backed up with two weeks at the Lafarge pit, and with work experience this summer at job sites around the province. But the certificate is likely just the start to much broader careers, said Jack Davidson, the B.C. Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association president and a Mission native son. If they want to run their own companies, oversee projects, they’ll need more education in business, surveying, management and other advanced skills that will also be in demand. The good thing is that most employers will offer to help with those upgrades, Davidson said. “The opportunities are endless. In B.C. we have the highest inventory of projects we’ve ever seen – shipbuilding, roads, dams – these students are getting the right training at the right time,” he said.

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The men he’s met in prisons are “truly the walking wounded,” he said. “The vast majority have no visible signs of a brain injury. They look perfectly normal on the outside but only when you begin talking to them you see some have speech difficulties, behavioural or cognitive problems.” At the request of inmates and staff at Mission Institution, he is in the process of re-establishing a brain injury support group at the federal penitentiary. There are already 10 men signed up, he said. Brain injury effects vary from person to person, but generally alter behaviour, memory and cognitive skills such as communication. Medication can help, but in support groups inside or outside of prison, members receive encouragement, empathy and help from each other, said Simpson. Through countless interviews, he’s

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RUSKIN DAM AND POWERHOUSE UPGRADE PROJECT ROAD AND RECREATION CLOSURES The British Columbia Utilities Commission’s (BCUC) review of the Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse Upgrade Project is not complete but is in the final stages. Pending BCUC approval, BC Hydro expects to begin project construction this spring.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION: JANUARY TO MARCH 2012 To ensure the safety of the public and workers, we have established the following road closures and traffic changes: Stave Lake Reservoir

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’m going to make up a new word today, because I can and because I feel it would be useful. Everyone should try this once in a while. My word is a simple compound: necroblog. It’s a noun, referring to the blogs that are started and then abandoned, lying dry and dusty on forgotten servers, fossils of a previous age. Often, necroblogs have final posts (in 2007 or 2008) which promise to begin posting more regularly. There. I’ve released my word into the world. It will likely whither and die (like most blogs, in fact) but it might flourish and mutate and spin off new words of its own. Blog itself was a new word not long ago, from weblog, which was a combination of log, as in journal or ship’s log, and web, as in Internet, or thing Vic Toews does not understand. Words like blog obviously expand our lexicon but they also expand our ability to think. There’s a concept that’s been floating around for a long time, called the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis (no, it has nothing to do with Star Trek), also known as linguistic relativity. It suggests that the way we think is limited, or at least influenced, by the words we use. If you don’t have a word for a particular concept, it’s more difficult to think about that idea, to explore its ramifications. This sounds depressing at first,

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the painful truth and many of the interpretations you can find online suggest that a language that lacks certain words creates a society that has trouble dealing with certain concepts. But the flip side of this is that if we continually add more words to our language, we are actually making our minds expand. And nobody adds words to their language like English-speakers. English has well over 250,000 words, and new ones (like necroblog – use it today!) are added on a regular basis. English is, in fact, the ugly mutt of languages. It’s a crude hybrid of a Germanic language (Old English) and a Latindescended language (Norman French). After those two languages had a shotgun marriage courtesy of the Battle of Hastings, they gave birth to a kind of amorphous blob thingy, as English rapidly absorbed any word it found useful from any other language. It also generated new words in great profusion, from the words Shakespeare added to the lexicon, to the modern technical and scientific terms that describe how our world is changing.

For example, in the late 1700s, fossils of critters that later turned out to be extinct animals were found. By the 1800s, they were dubbed dinosaurs, or pterosaurs, or ichthyosaurs, and their names began to enter the vernacular. We can now describe aging institutions as dinosaurs and everyone knows what we mean. Was there a word before dinosaur that described something that was out of date and due to go extinct? Perhaps, and one could sum it up in a phrase. But no word was quite the same. There are few perfect synonyms in even a language as overstuffed with words as English. Sometimes you need exactly the right one to get your meaning across. It certainly makes conversations shorter. I don’t have to say “those little faces and symbols you make with your keyboard” when I can just say “emoticons.” I don’t have to endlessly explain the movement to release information for free when I can say “copyleft.” And rather than using the word in its old sense, to speak about light and refraction, and I can use “optics” to sum up how a political act will look to the general public. Adding new words is so much fun, you could even say it’s scrumfullious, blargrastic, or hepsitudinal. ■ Visit Matthew Claxton’s blog at http://tinyurl.com/7mwo2qj.

LA Harry Bloy has had to resign from yet another post, Abbotford’s John van Dongen jumped ship taunting the media with promises of B.C. Rail skulduggery stories, top ministers such as Kevin Falcon and George Abbott look like they’re building rationales for exiting and, to top it off, an Angus Reid opinion poll says the B.C. Liberals have fallen to their lowest level of support since July 2010. And that was when the HST was instituted by former provincial leader Gordon Campbell. Premier Christy Clark is increasingly looking like a hiker in the backwoods surrounded by blackflies. She’s slapping, running and throwing announcements out - but the flies keep biting. While political careers can turn on a dime, Clark needs NDP leader Adrian Dix to do something extraordinarily stupid – and hope it’s caught on YouTube – or she needs to pull a couple of rabbits out of her hat pronto. The likelihood of either of those two scenarios happening is about the same as gas prices dropping to a buck a litre. And while polls are often just a fleeting snapshot of an often fickle electorate, this poll also reflects some longer term trends. The B.C. New Democratic Party according to the survey, has kept almost nine in 10 of its voters compared to 2009. The Liberals, however, are holding on to just 51 per cent of their supporters. One in three B.C. Liberal voters in 2009 (33 per cent) are now saying they would vote for the B.C. Conservatives, and 14 per cent of the former Liberal supporters are ready to back the NDP. It may not be a full-speed stampede yet – but it’s not something Clark can be happy about.

■ To comment on this editorial, e-mail us at letters@abbotsfordtimes.com.

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Current waste thinking is total garbage

Editor, the Times:

The government‘s Waste To Energy (WTE) vaudeville act needs recycling. Garbage is not useless. Even though we don’t do it yet, most of it is recyclable. Most plastics now can be recycled so what remains largely won’t burn. So, more recycling = less burning = less power produced = penalties paid by the taxpayer for length of the contract. When they do have stuff to burn the emissions will include nickel, mercury, thallium, lead, hydrogen fluoride and hydrogen chlorine to name but a few. These and other toxic nano particulates can cause cancer and a whole range of neurological and respiratory diseases which can lead to death. Why don’t the politicians involved get off their asses and do some real research instead of relying on the ‘research’ of the WTE spin doctors and your little vaudeville act column. In 1995 in Cheshire England a purple cloud descended on a small town emitted from their garbage incinerator. The cloud was from

iodine that someone had put in with the garbage. For money or through error someone will put something in the trash that shouldn’t be there, no matter how many inspectors you have. We should all be very concerned. Gary Huntbatch Abbotsford

It’s time city council left health care alone Editor, the Times:

The subject of harm reduction is heating up in Abbotsford as city staff anxiously await the Fraser Health Harm Reduction Implementation Plan that will be submitted to mayor and council this spring. Recent letters in the media appear to be from citizens concerned about a mayor and council that attempt to control/impede the access to health care for the most marginalized and vulnerable in Abbotsford. Abbotsford’s zoning bylaw that essentially prohibits harm reduction services in Abbotsford is in direct contradiction to national health policy, provincial health policy,

Fraser Health policy, and let us not forget the B.C. Centre for Disease Control health policy. Citizens of Abbotsford rely on a mayor and council to keep themselves and their children safe and healthy. Known also as Murder Capitol and Disease Central, Abbotsford citizens need to educate themselves on what type of decisions/bylaws will keep them safe and healthy. A recent report by Dr. Evan Wood, which won the British Medical Journal’s Doctor of the Year Award, indicates that criminalizing drug users causes the spread of violence and disease in communities. So, in Murder Capitol and Disease Central, can a reasonably educated individual believe the right decisions are being made to keep them safe and healthy in Abbotsford? Message to mayor and council – get out of health care and let the experts tell you what you need to have a safe and healthy community. You have failed miserably at the expense of the most marginalized and vulnerable. Inflicting unnecessary

suffering is cruel and unusual. Barry Shantz Fraser Health Region, B.C./Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors Abbotsford

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Destroyed three vehicles and lower floor FIRE, from page A1 fire was an ideal example of how a family of three generations was saved by the sound of a working smoke alarm and an observant grandmother. “She heard the alarm, went to investigate . . . saw the fire in the garage and ran back to alert everyone.” When fire crews arrived the front of the home was fully engulfed in flames and the Brar’s neighbours were also forced to evacuate their home as the heat from the blaze began to melt the siding of their house. Parv Brar, 15, who lives next door said his family awoke to shouting and screaming and first thought it was a fight or a party. “My dad rushed out and then ran back in to get us out,” said Parv. “ The flames were one metre from our house.”

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Kulwant Brar wipes away tears Monday morning after a house fire severely damaged the family home Saturday night. Fire crews managed to contain the blaze to the original house but damages are estimated to be $100,000. The fire destroyed three vehicles and the lower floor of the Brar home and slightly damaged the neighbour’s house. The family is search-

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or Viagra for erectile dysfunction, there’s no reason for ICBC to see this information if it isn’t relevant to your legal case. The adjuster, the supervisor, the ICBC unit manager and perhaps others within ICBC all have access to this information. Adjusters also change, so there’s a good chance that at least two adjusters will look at your file, in addition to the supervisors up the chain. This is personal information, which ICBC doesn’t have a right to see (assuming it’s not connected to your accident injuries). One difficulty is that, in most cases, doctors and medical practitioners don’t screen your medical records before sending them off to ICBC, as editing them can be a time-consuming exercise. ICBC can therefore get everything from years and years before the accident. But ICBC is also understandably interested in reviewing your past medical history from before to see if you’ve made previous complaints similiar to the complaints arising out of the accident. If you’ve complained before of back pain, the argument can be made that the pain you’ve been experiencing since the accident wasn’t caused by the accident, but is an old problem for which you shouldn’t be compensated. Depending on the circumstances, it may be a relevant issue. For instance, if you’ve had repetitive injury to the same area of your body, understanding your past medical history is critical. Most lawyers will protect the privacy of your medical records by blocking out personal and confidential information that’s irrelevant to your claim and will only give ICBC relevant medical information. You should consult a lawyer before signing any documents or releases in a personal injury claim.

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Lifetime Learning

The book discussion group continues April 10 at the Lifetime Learning Centre from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 604-820-0220 for details.

Abby-Mission newcomers

Women of all ages who are new and not so new to the Fraser Valley are invited to the Abby-Mission Newcomers Club, April 10 at 7 p.m. For information call Corry at 604-859-4859.

Mission friends of library

Mission Friends of the Library meets at 2 p.m. April 11 at the Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. Call the library at 604-826-6610.

Gentle fitness, yoga

Fraser Health offers chair yoga on April 12 at Lifetime Learning Centre, 32444 Seventh Ave., Mission. Call 604820-0220 for details.

Heritage fairs

MSA Museum hosts the Fraser Valley Regional Heritage Fair on April 11-12 at Tradex, with more than 180 students competing for a spot at the B.C. Heritage Fair, which will be in Abbotsford from June 29 to July 4. If you would

Community events To list an event hosted or sponsored by a non-profit group in Abbotsford or Mission, upload it directly to our website: abbotsfordtimes.com, or send an e-mail with a succinct, 75-word description of the event including day, date, time and address to events@abbotsfordtimes.com, or drop off at 30887 Peardonville Rd, Abbotsford. like to be a judge, contact Cindy Rowell at 604-9963798 or at hfcoordinator@ gmail.com. See also msamuseum.ca for more details and events.

Family storytime

Join us for stories, songs, puppets, and more at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., on April 13, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Fun for all ages and stages. For more call 604-826-6610.

Arthritis support

Abbotsford Mission Arthritis Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Church of the Nazarene, 2390 McMillan Rd., Abbotsford. Share information, education and

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Vaisakhi Celebration FVICBA luncheon celebrates new beginnings

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ifferent sectors of the Abbotsford community will gather to celebrate and learn about Vaisakhi at the Fraser Valley Indo-Canadian Business Association Vaisakhi annual luncheon on Thursday. Hundreds of individuals from Abbotsford’s community service, business and faith based organizations will attend the popular intercultural event at the Abbotsford Banquet Centre to gain insights into the Sikh faith and to participate in the holiday, said FVICBA vice president Balbir Kambo. “It’s a way for us to say thanks and give back to the community of Abbotsford that gives us great support each year,” said Kambo. Vaisakhi, which falls on Saturday, April 14, is a key holiday for the Sikh faith. The festival traditionally celebrates the harvest season in the Punjab region, the approach of spring and new beginnings and the day the Sikh’s last guru established the tenets of the faith. Abbotsford’s Sikh temples, or gurdwaras, also host Vaisakhi events

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Vaisakhi is a time for the entire community to reaffirm its faith.

including prayer sessions, community meals and marital arts demonstrations. But before that, members of each congregation gather to clean the gurdwara until it shines. They also gather for a ceremonial flag washing at the temple. Each congregation lowers their temple’s flagpole bearing the Sikh flag, or Khanda, and reverently washes the post and the triangular, saffron-coloured flag before raising it again. The name of the flag is the result of its symbol, the Khanda, or double-edged sword, an image that confirms the Sikh belief in one God. Last year the FVICBA and its host partner Vancity Credit Union hosted

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Members of Abbotsford’s business, non-profit and political sectors always turn out for the FVICBA annual Vaisakhi lunch. an extra large Vaisakhi celebration at the Khalsa Diwan Society gurdwara on South Fraser Way to celebrate the centennial of the historic temple across the street. Though the celebration will be scaled down a bit from last year, it will still be a big event serving up to 300 people, said Kambo. It’s a lot of work for the FVICBA, staffed entirely by volunteers, but worth the effort, she said.

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“It’s another way of showing we have a diverse business community,” she said, adding the association also develops scholarships and helps other non-profits fundraise. “It’s a really great way for the entire Abbotsford community to network with each other.” This year’s guest speaker at the Vaisakhi lunch will be Gurinder Singh Mann, a professor of religious studies with the University of Cali-

fornia. Mann’s research focuses on the evolution of Sikh institutions and the community both in their country of origin and abroad. “He spoke on diversity at a UFV [University of the Fraser Valley] conference and got some positive feedback so we invited him up,” said Kambo. For more information on the FVICBA e-mail balbir.kambo@rbc. com.

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Vaisakhi Celebration

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aisakhi is a religious as well as harvest festival and also New Year’s Day. For the Sikh community, it has a very special meaning. Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi as the day of the formation of the Khalsa. On the day in 1699, Guru Gobind Singh (the 10th Sikh Guru) established the Khalsa and eliminated the differences of high and low and established that all human beings are equal. For the Hindus, it is the start of the New Year and is celebrated with requisite bathing, partying and worshipping. It’s believed that thousands of years ago, Goddess Ganga descended to earth and in her honour, many Hindus gather along the sacred Ganga River for ritual baths. In Tamil Naidu Hindus plant poles (wrapped in flags of gold-embroidered silk) in front of their homes and hang pots of brass, copper or silver on top. In Kerala, the festival is called Vishu and includes fireworks, shopping for new clothes and interesting displays called Vishu Kani. These are arrangements of flowers, grains, fruits, cloth, gold and money and are viewed early in the morning to ensure a year of prosperity. In Assam, the festival is called Bohag Bihu, and the community organizes massive feasts,

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Duffield at rink

Victoria Duffield sings after the Heat vs. Toronto Marlies game on April 13. Fans can bring cash or items for food bank for a chance to win a private meeting with the singer. See abbotsfordheat. com for more.

Clearbrook Library. Students will present their ideas and visions of how to make better use of the civic park space. Bring your family, friends and neighbours.

The Central Fraser Valley Branch of the Federal Retirees meets on April 13 at 10:30 a.m., at Abbotsford Recreation Centre, with speaker Marcia Foreman, a diabetes dietitian at the Abbotsford Hospital. Tickets for the June 4 lunch on sale for $5. Call Mario, 604- 8591315 or Gary at 604-820-9179 for more information.

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Harlequin author

Harlequin writer and fourtime Golden Heart finalist Lee McKenzie speaks at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 – 8 p.m., about her latest books and romance writing. Call the library for more information or to register at 604859-7814.

Pancake breakfast

On April 14, enjoy a pancake breakfast and company at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 8469 Cedar St., Mission, from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Cost is by donation, everyone is welcome.

Civic space forum

Bring your ideas about how to use civic space to Thunderbird Square, behind Abbotsford City Hall and next to Clearbrook library, on April 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. University of the Fraser Valley geography students, city of Abbotsford and Abbotsford farm market reps host next to the

Baby time at library

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Genealogy society meets

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Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase Great tips for exhibitors Signage and booth appearance

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ongtime local curling offic i a l s f o r m o re t h a n t h re e decades, Dar yl and Linda Kirton will be inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame at its 10th anniversary celebration a n d b a n q u e t Ap r i l 2 8 a t L e g a c y Sports Centre at Exhibition Park. The Kirtons were competitive curlers in mixed provincial championships over the years, but are being recognized for their many years of volunteer work on behalf of curling in Abbotsford and around the world. Most recently, they were involved at the Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Abbotsford in March, Linda was vice-chair and Daryl was the event’s director of marketing. Read more about the Kirtons in Thursday’s Times. As well, six local sports teams and nine individual athletes will be inducted into the Wall of Fame for 2011. The teams include:

Rick Hansen Wrestling (AAA)

Won the BC Triple-A Boys High school wrestling title in Penticton (Feb. 2012) with 74 points, over Burnaby Central (57 points).

MEI Volleyball (AA Boys)

Won the B.C. Provincial Double-A Volleyball Championship the last eight years out of 10; 7-1 in league play last year; 2011 – Fraser Valley Champions; 2011 – B.C. Provincial Champions. Standouts included: Jeremy Lieuwen, Ben Lieuwen, Caleb Konrad.

W.J. Mouat Sr. Basketball (AAA Girls)

Record 41 wins 3 losses in league and tournament play for 2011; took gold in Triple-A B.C. Provincial Championship; 2011 - Fraser Valley Championship Gold. Standouts included: Kayli Santori and Jaslyen Singh.

Columbia Bible College Men’s Volleyball (CCAA)

Overall season record 20-15; BCCAA (now PacWest) league record 9-5 (3rd place); 2011 provincials - Silver medal

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Linda and Daryl Kirton will be inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame on April 28 at the Legacy Sports Centre on the Abbotsford Exhibition Grounds. with two wins and one loss; 2011 Gold at the CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Assoc.) Nationals, seeded sixth of 52 teams before defeating Sherbrooke, Briercrest College and UBC Okanagan; CBC also won the national tournament’s ‘Fair Play’ award. Abbotsford players – Jason Warkentin and Justin Wood.

UFV Men’s Golf (CCAA)

B.C. Championship 2011 – Silver, lost by four strokes to Camosun College; 2011 – Cascades won the fourth and final PacWest regular season tournament (beating Camosun College by two strokes); 2011 - Nationals (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) – Bronze (26 strokes behind Humber College).

Abbotsford Outlaws ’95 Softball

Undefeated in league play in 2011 with 13-0 record; 2011 Bronze medal at B.C. Provincials Bantam A, the highest level of softball at this age; fifth at nationals 2011.

Nine individual athletes honoured: Jake Vertanen – hockey Grade 10, Yale Secondary. Top scorer

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for Team BC – U16 Provincials (bronze); top scorer for Bantam Triple-A Hawks; Scored a goal against the Vancouver Giants when called up to play for the Calgary Hitmen. Joban Phulka – wrestling Rick Hansen Secondary, member of Miri Piri Wrestling Club. 2011 – Canadian Cadet National Champion; Western Canada Summer Games Champion; BC High School Provincials (silver and team champion); Western Canada Age Class (silver).

he Abbotsford Heat were firing on all cylinders Sunday as they trounced the Charlotte Checkers 8-2 in North Carolina to clinch a berth in the Calder Cup playoffs. The win was the team’s 40th of the season, a new franchise record. In their biggest offensive explosion of the season, the Heat scored five goals in the second period to lead the Checkers (Carolina Hurricane farm team) 7-1 going into the third. Krys Kolanos scored a pair for his 29th and 30th of the campaign and extended his goal scoring streak to seven games. It was Kolanos’ second five-point game of his career, having just accomplished the feat March 24 against the San Antonio Rampage. Paul Bryon also scored twice while Ben Walter, Hugh Jessiman, Adam

KRYS KOLANOS Estoclet and Dustin Sylvester each netted singles. The Heat out-shot the Checkers 40-24, helping netminder Danny Taylor earn his fourth win in a row and 21st of the season. In Saturday’s action, the Heat scored two unanswered goals to beat the Checkers 2-1. Both of Abbotsford’s goals were scored by Kolanos, while Taylor made 26 saves on 27 shots. see HEAT, page A17

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Wall of Fame inductees 2011 Jeremy Lieuwen – volleyball MEI Secondary and Fraser Valley Volleyball Club. 2011 – Beach Nationals (bronze); Fraser Valley championship and B.C. Provincials – MVP

Spencer Miller – rugby Grade 11 Yale Secondar y. 2011 – FV East U16 team (four th at provincials); Team BC U16 Sevens (undefeated); Western Canada Summer Games (gold and leading scorer of tourney); Team BC U16 Fifteens (undefeated); National Tournament (gold) and Team BC captain.

Alexa Tielman – water polo Grade 12 Yale Secondary. 2011 – Canada’s select league, represented Canada at U17 Youth Pan Am Games in Puerto Rico (won gold medal); travelled to world championships in Australia.

Paul Ahn – rugby Yale Secondary graduate. 2011 – Fraser Valley championship (second, Yale); BC Provincials (playing for Fraser Valley); gold at BC Provincials (playing for Team BC); gold at rugby nationals, won the top Athlete Scholar

WALL, from page A16

Award at Yale Kayli Sartori – basketball W.J. Mouat Secondary. 2011 – Centennial Top 10 tournament MVP; Fraser Valleys MVP; BC Championships, gold and MVP; Mouat team MVP. Help celebrate Abbotsford’s latest inductees to the Sports Hall and Wall of Fame 2011. Tickets to the Celebration of Excellence banquet on April 28, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. (dinner 7 p.m.) are $60 or a table of eight for $450. Tickets are available at Hub Fire Engines, 3175 McCallum Rd., Abbotsford, or by calling 604-859-3124.

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The Pickleball Canadian National Championship is coming to Abbotsford July 7 - 8. There will be 150 players coming from all over Canada and U.S. to attend the event, the largest pickleball tournament in Canada. Action goes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd.

The Abbotsford Heat are proud to announce that Ashley and Leland Irving welcomed their first child into the Heat family Friday as their daughter Halle (HALL-ee) Annie Irving was born at 5:10 a.m. April 6 weighing eight pounds five ounces. Irving did not make the trip to North Carolina to play their final two road games of the regular season.

HEAT, from page A16

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31838 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC The Day of Learning is an opportunity for learning for everyone. CDI opens it’s doors and invites the community to learn about various programs taught at the campus.

As an industry professional you will meet the students and staff of the CDI. You will get to meet fellow industry professionals. You will participate in workshops and seminars presented by students. You may even meet a future employee or co-worker.

This day is one way that CDI thanks the community for its support. These 50min seminars feature some of programs offered at the CDI campus and focus on the interests of the students.

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WONG FARMS

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Lumber/Building Supplies

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Plants & Trees

5486 Riverside St.

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6FT 5’’ HOYA PLANT STARTING it’s pretty pink blooms for the year . will flower until OCT/NOV likes South / East exposure only afternoon sun to hot.Has about 9 roots and may be repotted to make more. VERY HEALTHY.Has a beautiful brown ceramic pot and SQ water dish . This is a plant for high ceiling foyers or bright open entrances in an office or waiting area . Wanting $350.00 /// Worth $550.00 Call: (604) 946-1926 email: keojoe@eastlink.ca

FEATURED EMPLOYMENT VALLEY ROADWAYS LTD Drivers & Owner Operators

Valley Roadways Ltd, a growing Kamloops BC based flat deck company is looking for Drivers and Owner Operators. We offer competitive wages, benefit packages and year round work. Valley Roadways Ltd operates in B.C, AB, SK, MB, NWT &YT. Call Byron at 1.250.374.3467 or Email:

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Merit Kitchens Ltd. in Langley is searching for a new sales person/ kitchen designer to add to their team. The selected person will be someone who, while still a skilled designer, considers themselves a sales person first & a designer second. You pride yourself on your abilities and never sell on price. The selected person will bring experience and leadership to the team. They will be the person the less experienced team members will look at as an example of how to be a success in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet business. This is a commission position with a guarantee and the selected person should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a showroom as well as finding customers in the community at large. 20/20 literacy, kitchen cabinet knowledge and quoting experience will all be required skills. Email resume with a cover letter to: email@merit-kitchens.com or fax 604 591-9141.

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We are looking for a person who can support our production and facilities and fit in with an upbeat and positive work environment. Primary responsibilities will include the oversight of all facilities, equipment, repairs, maintenance and the supervision and direction of maintenance personnel and contractors. The chosen candidate will recommend equipment purchases, upgrades, changes and actively participate in completing repairs and maintenance as required. The applicant must be physically fit, highly observant, energetic, and have excellent problem solving skills. Applicants with food production experience will be given preference. The position is permanent, career-oriented, full-time and is available immediately. Please submit resumes and references before April 22, 2012 by letter, fax or email to: Director of Human Resources, Silver Hills Bakery PO Box 2250, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 4X2 Fax: 604-850-5689 Email: brogers@silverhillsbakery.ca We thank everyone for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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Dogs

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LAB PUPPIES yellow, males & females, view reg’d parents $550, vet checked,. Ph 604-701-1587 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.

BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $600 Mission 1-604-814-1235

SHIH TZU puppies, male & female, $500. Ph 1-604-861-1477 or 1-604-793-3870 - Chilliwack

BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies Two females left. Vet checked and ready for new homes. Langley. $950 Call: (778) 241-5504

PIT BULL TERRIER SHOW & WEIGHT PULL Sat, April 14th @ Harmsworth Hall, 232nd St & #1 Hwy, Langley. All pittys welcome. Details 604-227-0469 or 604-226-6669

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PUG X Jack Russell pups home raised bottle fed, grt with kids, paper trained beautiful colouring, nice markings, 1st shots ready for April 14 $475. Ph 604-794-3111

STD SCHNAUZER 1 puppy 30 lbs, NON shed, hypo allergenic, family oriented 604-826-5846

MEXICAN TEACUP Chihuahuas $900.00 each. Also, five chichi pups and 1 mini -dashie pup @ $600.00. Call: (604) 707-0314 or email: cathalynn@shaw.ca

EMPLOYMENT 1225

Customer Service

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P/T CUSTOMER SERVICE Immediate employment to work as a part-time Customer Service Rep. Earn daily income. Email: kevin.hardy@silverspringinc.com

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Drivers

Port Transport - New Business hiring owner operators. T/A Tractors valid PMV-TLS Port Pass and abstract required. Call 6042789117 or fax 6042784705.

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General Employment

EARN EXTRA CASH! - P/T, F/T Immediate Openings For Men & Women. Easy Computer Work, Others Positions Are Available. Can Be Done From Home. No Experience Needed. www.HWC-BC.com

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Glacier Media Group makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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General Employment

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FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS

• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytraffic.ca

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Hotel Restaurant

CAMP COOK Camp Cook needed at Zajac Ranch for Children. For details visit www.zajacranch.com

FOODSAFE COURSE

May 28th & 29th

4:00pm23 - 8:00pm March &2 $

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(Government Certified Instructor)

302-5569 www.getfoodsafe.ca

Management

Sales

SALES SPECIALIST

Hotsy Cleaning Systems, Langley, B.C.

Massage Parlour hiring f/t, p/t or casual. Must be 19 or older & substance free. Professional, safe & discreet work place. Excellent Money. 1 888 722-3388

We are looking for an experienced top producer and our compensation plan is aligned to reward the right individual. Must have proven ability to use a sales process that produces results. Industrial sales experience is an asset. Email your resume to: ben@hotsyab.com

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Social Services

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

SISTO’S PUB

requires experienced Line Cook Must have ‘‘Food Safe’’. Resume Attn Lathainya 34555 Vosburgh Ave., Mission No Phone calls please. Thanks

tion ve transporta BIKE! Must-ha e. REALLY COOL a. Movie Star Pink, of cours div 50-9600. 4-8 for the aspiring 60 ll Ca . included Sparkly decals

Real Estate Services

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To advertise in PETS/ LIVESTOCK call

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ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty Buy or Sell with Me and Use My Truck for for Free! www.AdamLloyd.ca adamlloyd@remax.net

For Sale by Owner

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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

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Houses - Sale

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Real Estate

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Abbotsford

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Houses - Sale

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Other Areas BC

NANAIMO HOME FOR SALE 351 Woodhaven Dr; wonderful lake view; 3900 sq. ft. $498,000 Other homes also available. 1-800-779-4966; 1-250-802-3650; Rob Boyle, Coast Realty Group; www.HomeAndLife.ca

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Industrial/ Commercial

Commercial Property Kingsway BBY, 5% return, good investment. Price $1,595K. 604-324-0655

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Mobile Homes

MOBILE HOMES

New and Used Homes Service Work Available Park Spaces Available QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES

1-800-339-5133

1975 - 12 x 68 Mobile Home, 3 BR, 2 bth, $29,900, large lot for kids. Pets ok. Also 1979 fully renovated 14x70 2 BR, dlx bath 59,900. Chuck 604-830-1960

ED GOSS Park Georgia Realty

SERVICE MANAGER - Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta). Opportunity in a perfect family environment. Strong team, competitive wages, benefits, growth potential. Fax resume: 403-854-2845. Email: chrysler@telusplanet.net.

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Pet Services

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Dogs

Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957

Cats

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

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Trades/Technical

CONCRETE FINISHERS and Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; john@raidersconcrete.com. Cell 780-660-8130 Fax 780-444-7103 F/T & P/T PHARMACIST Must be fluent in English, knowledge of Punjabi & Hindi an asset. Willing to work eves/ weekends & stat holidays if needed. Prefer someone living in Mission/Abbotsford or willing to relocate for Mission/ Abbotsford stores. Must have good work ethics and work in a fast pace environment. $40 +up, including benefits, depending on experience and delivery of custom service care. Willing to be a Pharmacist Manager, Director is an asset. Email Resume to: denis@silvermerepharmacy.com

JACOBS FIELD Services Ltd. (Maintenance) is looking for a General Foreman with oilfield experience for a Northern BC site. Person will live in Dawson Creek or Fort St. John. Send resume to: humanresources@ tritonprojects.com. Fax 780-485-6722. NEEDED. HEAVY Equipment Technicians and Maintenance personnel for expanding pipeline company in Olds, Alberta for work in shop and jobsites throughout Western Canada. Fax resume to 403-556-7582 or email: pdunn@parklandpipeline.com.

SELLING /BUYING Serving you for 28 years www.edgoss.com Call 604-644-0141

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NANAIMO BUSINESSES For Sale. Candy store with great volume $149,900; Bagel shop kitchen equipment $75,000; Other businesses too; 1-800-779-4966; 1-250-802-3650; Rob Boyle, Coast Realty Group; www.HomeAndLife.ca

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Selling Your Home? Call

RICK EDEN 604-854-4888 FREE Property Evaluation

Landmark/Rick Eden Agencies

LANGLEY Park Like Setting newly renod, air conditoning, seniors 2 BR double wide, ample decks/storage, 5 mins from shops and hospital. Electrical certified. $48,500. 604-534-2997

Langley/ Aldergrove

NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960

25 yr. Gold Master Medallion Recipient

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Chilliwack

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1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, $88,000. (furnished) 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510

6008-18

New Westminster

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

6020-34 1 BR. Uptown New West condo. Best price on MLS! Reduced to $155,000. 650 square feet. Fully renovated! Big bright rooms. Dog okay. 4 S.S. applis. Pool, new floors, prkg. 7 blocks to New West Skytrain stn. Call Cindy Gering at 604-779-1292, Royal Lepage.

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BUSINESSES FOR SALE

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

RURAL NOVA SCOTIA water front lots for sale. Country living at its best. Three bedroom apartments for rent. 45 miles to university town. www.sawmilllanding.com waterfront@bellaliant.net 1.902.522.2343

Surrey

HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, future developement, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655

Need a New Place?

Out Of Town Property

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Recreation Property

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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Sunshine Coast

For Sale by Owner

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Electrical

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ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582

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Heating

Renovations & Home Improvement

Rubbish Removal

RUBBISH REMOVAL No Job Too Big or Small

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Health Products & Services

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Metaphysical

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Apt/Condos

2 BR Mission, 7696 Grand St. clean, $750, on site manager, avail now. 604-287-6787 & 778-552-1808 OR 604-557-0411

2 BDRM APT FOR RENT in Langley City

Under New Management

Ideal for children, next to park and green space.

Inquire about our rent incentives

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Apt/Condos

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Apt/Condos

MURRAYVILLE 1 br 5 appls, u/g pkg, storage locker, no elevator. Av now. No pets, n/s, nr amens. $875 + utils. Jim 604-836-3879

Legal/Public Notices

Houses - Rent

ABBY 3 br & den, 2 bath, wood fp, 2 decks, garage, ns, np. $1400 avail May 1st 604-789-2492 ABBY 3 BR RANCHER, new paint/carpet,alarmed, all appl, ns np, $1200 May 1st. 604-897-1496

ABBY Downtown 1 BR ste, with fridge, stove, hardwood floors, includes hot water. Avail now. 9am-9pm daily ★ 604-539-2533

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on

LANDMARK REALTY MISSION / ABBOTSFORD Apts. Condos. Suites. Houses. See our Thursday Ad

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FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM

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49’x171’lot, Exc investment. $888/M

Townhouses - Rent We have 2 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly”

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Escort Services

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Auto Miscellaneous

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DIAL-A-LAW: Access free information on BC law. 604-687-4680; 1.800.565.5297; www.dialalaw.org (audio available). LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE: Need a lawyer? Learn more by calling 604-687-3221; 1.800.663.1919.

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Rooms

ABBOTSFORD ROOMS $450. 604-854-1000

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Shared Accommodation

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Abbotsford/ Mission

ROOM IN new condo, w/d, utils, net, cbl, ns np, u/g prkg, female only. Now, $500 604-466-8258

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Suites/Partial Houses

1 BD Yarrow above grnd, lge yard, vaulted ceilings, own entr & parking, $650 avail now. 604-217-8434

MISSION: 2 BDRM lower suite. $825. lam. floor. priv. laundry. Avail. May 1. Call 604-315-9871.

Our Gated 5-acre Complex is Quiet and Family Oriented!

Domestic

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in April, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.

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Collectibles & Classics

www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

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Luxury Cars

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For more info call Ingrid 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: wb@raamco.ca

WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St., Chilliwack, BC Move-In Incentive!

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TONNEAU Cover, 'Undercover', fits 1993-2012 Ford Ranger or Mazda p/u. $450. 604-859-0505

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AUTOMOTIVE 2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $12,500. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291

2 BR ste, new reno, Mission, avail May 1. $775 incls hydro,wifi, satelite TV, heat. Nr schools, shops, rec, hospital & transit. NS inside, no w/d, St prkg avail, refs reqd. Sandy or Wes 604-814-1204, 604-528-0741

3 BR + 1 ½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft and a fenced back yard

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CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

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Legal Services

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Superior Court of Justice NOTICE TO: COLLEEN SHARPE A CASE HAS BEEN STARTED AGAINST YOU IN COURT at Superior Court of Justice, 150 Bond Street East, Oshawa, ON L1G 0A2 The next court date is April 16, 2012 At 9:30 a.m. or as soon as possible after that time. The court may make an order in this case that may affect your rights. You can get more information about this case from the court office at 150 Bond Street East, Oshawa, ON. You may also get information about this case by contacting your case worker at, 1320 Airport Blvd., Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4, Tel: 905-433-1551. IF YOU DO NOT COME TO COURT, AN ORDER MAY BE MADE WITHOUT YOU AND BE ENFORCED AGAINST YOU.

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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

1982 EXCALIBUR Phaeton Totally done! The best in North America. $69,000. 604-240-9098

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

1996 BENTLEY, 1 owner, only 73,000 km, just serviced, collector plates, immac. $31,800. 604-987-3876. D#24627

1997 PORSCHE 911 C2S Wide body. Silver on black. Last of the air cooled, hand built 911’s. Tiptronic. Mint cond. Many extras! 117K km. $36,999. 604-630-2500 1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $54,900. Call 604-889-2525

2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-626-1742

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367

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! $87,980. 604-781-7614.

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03 Chevy Cavalier

Only 59,600 kms!! 2 door, 5 spd, 2.2L ecotech engine; runs perfect! Has remote start and CD player. Very clean car-inside out. Excellent on gas and very reliable! Aircared with no accidents. Asking $5300 obo 604-999-4098 1995 FORD Mustang convertible, new top, Aircared, V6, auto, good cond $3200. 604-984-7574 2005 CHEV Cavalier, auto, 2 dr, a/c, 93,000 kms, new brakes & tires, Duralubed since new, $4250 obo. 604-986-2430 Email: BBerbea@shaw.ca

2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 26,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $18,500 + HST. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721 2007 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. Grey convertible! 84,000 km. 4 new snow tires, & summer tires at 75% tread. Recent tune-up. All receipts. $7,500. 604-936-5859

2008 CHEVROLET Impala 93K $9,100 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $25,900. 604-999-4097


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2010 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900 custom, 5200km, mint, extras, wrty. $7000, 604 556-8862

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2004 GMC Envoy XUV 96,500 k, silver, 1 owner v6 4.2l a/cared/ 2013 $14,500 604.318.9890

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2006 VW Golf 4-door, 2.0L auto, 77,000 km, books/records, as new. $10,800. 604-987-3876. D24627

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1979 MCI M/H, 40’, new engine, ready to travel or live aboard, pics avail. $59,900. 604-856-2455

SUDOKU 2004 NISSAN Xterra, 130,000 km, Tow Package, no accids, one owner, $9,800obo. 604-523-2176

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2005 FORD F350 Lariet loaded, diesel, auto, 4x4, 5th whl equip, 242k, $15,900. 604-819-6886

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1994 FLEETWOOD Terry 2.5 Trailer, exc cond, but req some roof work, $2000. 604-534-2346 2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,795 obo. 778-242-2018

2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

Utility Trailers

HD UTILITY trailer, 13’ whls, leaf springs, 4x8 5/8 plywood box $250 obo 604-796-2774

9173 2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: randyenomoto@gmail.com

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Sports & Imports

1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293

Vans

2000 PONTIAC Montana, 7 pass, good cond, 138,000 km, $3,500 obo 604-987-2691 2002 DODGE Caravan SE, 3.3L, 105,844km, white, a/c, f/load, exc cond, $4250, 604-988-1253 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

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2000 GEORGETOWN. 26 foot. Must sell!! GMC Vortex motor. 4,000 Onan Genset. Front air lifts, 2-way fridge. Very clean! Queen bed, large bathroom. Tv & DVD player, bsmt storage, new front tires & spare tire! 39,900 km. $26,000. Denis, 604-618-4142. 2001 27 ft Ford Class C RV, tow pack, V10 pwr, island bed, ent ctre, slp 4, 82K,as new $21,000 due to illness 604-929-7575

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2007 SALEM 27 RLSS travel trailer, lge slide, sep bdrm, like new, n/s. $18,500. 604-613-4370 More pics: sideroads@mail.com 2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, all equip’d, spotless. $19,900 obo. 604-230-2728 22 FT SKYLARK trailer, loaded, sleeps 4, furnace, a/c, dble windows, full bath, $5,000 604-325-8304

2005 HUNTER 33 Sailboat, $95,900. Moored @ Point Roberts. Call Greg 778-686-5299

RV/Camper Rentals

2000 FORD Travelaire Mtrhome Superduty, 25ft, 125,000kms, exc cond, $16,000obo. 604-531-2109

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

ACROSS 1996 MAZDA Precidia MX-3, 181K, exc cond, reliable, air cared. $1750 obo. 778-881-6478

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1987 Nissan, ext, 5 speed, 4cyl, $2350. 1998 Forrester, 5 speed, 4 wheel, $2450, D9921 in Abbts. toll free 1-877-855-6522

1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324

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1996 ITASCA Class A M/H 28ft, new awning, exc cond. 100,000 kms. $16,000 obo. 604-574-3141

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