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Artist’s drawing of the new MCC Centre on Gladys Avenue in downtown Abbotsford. Groundbreaking is slated for June 2013.

MCC makes major move

Changes the face of downtown

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he Mennonite Central Committee is making a major move to downtown Abbotsford from its current digs on Marshall Road. MCC BC has purchased 8.5 acres on Gladys Avenue that will house MCC thrift shops, home offices, local programs, the Material Resource Centre,

Ten Thousand Villages, a café and more. “We are not just investing in a physical structure,” said Wayne Bremner, executive director of MCC BC. “We are building on a legacy of compassion, increasing our ability to support MCC’s relief, development and peace work around the world.” see MCC, page A7

Gill challenges de Jong in Abby West

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bbotsford city councillor Moe Gill went from BC Liberal friend to foe Sunday, announcing he’ll run as an independent in the upcoming provincial election against

Finance Minister Mike de Jong in the Abbotsford West riding. Gill’s move against de Jong, a former political ally, came after being turfed out of the nomination process in the see GILL, page A3

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With MLA Mike de Jong looking on (centre), Mayor Bruce Banman celebrates Abbotsford winning the bid to host the 2016 BC Summer Games. The announcement was made to a crowd gathered at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre Friday morning.

Let the Games begin Abbotsford wins summer bid for 2016

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bbotsford has won the bid to host the 2016 BC Summer Games. Minister of Finance and Abbotsford West MLA Mike de Jong made the announcement with Mayor Bruce Banman to a crowd gathered at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre Friday morning. The provincial government will grant the city $600,000 to help defray costs associated with hosting the Games, said de Jong. “It’s one of those investments that pays rich dividends,” said de Jong, adding Abbotsford has a long history

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of cooperation and service that will pervade and shape our community.” Banman noted the work for the Games – secured thanks to the city’s bid committee – has just begun. Abbotsford volunteers, businesses, and community organizations will be critical to the success of the event, he said. “We need you to make these athletes’ dreams come true,” he told the crowd. Abbotsford has hosted a number of sporting events, including the BC Seniors Games, Western Canada see GAMES, page A10

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Evacuation order for slum condo

Stopping cheques gets owners’ notice ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.com

information. In November, AFRS requested city council take action under the Comore than a dozen low-income munity Charter to go in and make tenants have been evacuat- repairs and charge owners the costs ed from a slum condo building in as tax arrears. Abbotsford after the owners consisHowever, when the city went in to tently failed to maintain minimum make repairs the BC Safety Authorsafety requirements ity said the electridemanded by the cal system wouldn’t city. “We advised them we were s u p p o r t t h e f i re The last of the of safety system, so 15 tenants at the shutting down the building AFRS applied for an Tessaro Villa – three and the Ministry of Social evacuation order on children, nine womJan. 9 to safeguard en and three men Development wouldn’t residents’ safety. – were relocated on be issuing any [rental] Un t i l t e n a n t s Wednesday, said could be found othAbbotsford Fire Res- cheques after January . . . er accommodations, cue Service Deputy a security guard was That got their attention.” Fire Chief Mike Helhired to conduct a mer. constant fire watch, AFRS has been – Mike Helmer AFRS said Helmer. struggling since It wasn’t until the 2005 to get the ownf i re d e p a r t m e n t ers of the three-stoinformed owners rey, 12-unit building at 3412 Tessaro they wouldn’t be getting their tenants’ Crescent to maintain the fire safety welfare rent cheques that any of them system. took notice, said Helmer. In addition to missing fire extin“We advised them we were shutting guishers and faulty fire alarms, down the building and the Ministry emergency lighting and sprinklers, of Social Development wouldn’t be the building’s common areas had issuing any [rental] cheques after piles of debris, filthy carpeting and January,” he said. graffiti or gaping holes in the walls. “That got their attention.” Foul smelling stairwells with blood A committee that included AFRS, on the walls doubled as latrines and Abbotsford Police, the Women’s shooting galleries. Resource Society of the Fraser Valley, It’s been difficult to get a response Salvation Army and the Elizabeth Fry from the seven owners of the strata Society was formed to deal with the units as none live in the building, relocation of tenants, said Helmer. which also does not have a property “Residents were pretty cooperative manager or caretaker, said Helmer. . . . they ended up all over Abbotsford. Most of the owners only have Van- A few are at the Salvation Army temcouver addresses as their contact porarily until they find a more perma-

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Former city manager Frank Pizzuto gets a $300K payout.

Pizzuto’s golden goodbye ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.com

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axpayers will be paying more than $300,000 in compensation to former Abbotsford city manager Frank Pizzuto, who resigned from his post on Dec. 11. Pizzuto did not offer any comment about why he tendered his resignation, which went into effect on Jan. 4. Mayor Bruce Banman also wouldn’t elaborate on the specific reasons for Pizzuto’s departure or whether the city manager was asked to resign. The total cost of the gross payment before taxes to Pizzuto comes to $321,092.59, according to information obtained in a Freedom Of Information (FOI) request. The number includes severance for 260 days between Jan. 7, 2013 to Jan. 6, 2014 totalling $241,477.60. It also includes $38,079 for vacation owed in 2013 and vacation days outstanding from 2012. The total for paid benefits – vehicle allowance, electronic devices, dental and medical benefits, as well as EI, CPP and life insurance among other things – came to $41,535.59. Pizzuto was the city’s highest-paid staff member, earning $249,005 in 2011. George Murray – most recently chief administrative officer for the Fraser Valley Regional District – has been hired as the new city manager. Murray, who also worked as secretary-treasurer with the Abbotsford School District, had been short-listed for the city manager job in 2008. Murray starts with the city on Feb. 4. – MORE AT ABBOTSFORDTIMES.COM

GILL, from page A1 Abbotsford South riding in November by the Liberal party brass that then gifted it to UFV criminologist Darryl Plecas. With de Jong’s encouragement, Gill had originally started laying the groundwork years ago for the nomination in the Abbotsford South riding, long held by incumbent John van Dongen, also now a disgruntled former Liberal running as an independent. Gill is unequivocal about his “betrayal” by the Liberal party and Mike de Jong in particular, but he said he set his sights on Abbotsford West because it made more sense than splitting votes in Abbotsford South with van Dongen. “In Abbotsford West there’s a vacancy for an independent,” said Gill. “And setting that [Liberal] betrayal aside, I have indicated I will be running and have community support in Abbotsford West. If you’re getting a good response from the general public, that’s always a good sign.” Gill said he’s only had a very short conversation with de Jong since the nomination debacle occurred. “He’s on his own and I’m on my own,” said Gill. “After what happened to me, mending bridges is a too little too late. “I’ve had no contact and have no interest in having contact. My loyalty was shown . . . and I don’t think that loyalty was returned at the end.” De Jong was careful in his response to the

– FILE/TIMES

Former Tessaro Villa tenant Wendie points out some of the derelict conditions in the Abbotsford slum condo building in November before it was shut down. nent residence,” he said. The city had exhausted its avenues to keep the residents in the building, which continued to jeopardize their safety, Helmer said. “Without cooperation of the property owners it was inevitable that the building would continue to deteriorate until it was completely unsafe for people to reside in the building any longer.” Tessaro Villa will remain vacant

until the owners make all necessary repairs to meet all safety, building and health codes. The city is looking to develop regulations that will prevent problems created by absentee landlords, said Helmer. “We’re looking to create a bylaw of some sort that will mandate absentee strata owners to have property management in place. Someone needs to manage the building.”

Independence has an upside announcement of Gill’s challenge. “Democracy is a participation sport, and I always respect people who decide to get involved,” said de Jong. “This has come about from a difficult circumstance, but now another name is on the ballot and people will be able to select who they want as an MLA.” De Jong, has held the riding since the 1994 byelection when he narrowly triumphed against veteran Social Credit candidate Grace McCarthy, partly thanks to help from Gill, a leader in the South Asian and farming communities who seconded his nomination papers. However, now facing Gill, de Jong said he never takes the outcome of an election for granted and hopes achievements secured with the Liberals will be prominent in voters’ minds. “I’ve been honoured to represent my constituents and am proud of what we’ve achieved together,” he said, pointing to the Abbotsford airport improvements, the Clearbrook and Mt. Lehman interchange projects and securing university status for UFV. Gill said he has a large base of supporters from his 16 years of work throughout the city as a councillor. But he conceded a run against de Jong won’t be easy. “It’s going to require a lot of work,” he said. “I’m going to be doing a lot of running around

– JEAN KONDA-WITTE/TIMES

Moe Gill met with supporters while announcing he’ll run against former friend MLA Mike de Jong.

and convincing people I’m the right candidate and they have an opportunity to make a choice now.” As an independent, Gill noted he’ll have the advantage of being able to speak for voters rather than adhere to a particular party line. “I’ll have the opportunity to be a strong voice.” ◗ On Monday afternoon, the BC Conservatives named Paul Redekopp as their candidate for Abbotsford West. Redekopp, 43, lives in Abbotsford and is a community support worker with the Langley Association for Community Living.


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Facebook predator released next week

With time served, Jeffrey Goddard set free in seven days GLENDA LUYMES The Province

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onvicted child lurer Jeffrey Goddard will be released from jail in seven days after a judge handed him a six-month sentence Thursday for breaking the terms of his probation. Goddard has been in jail since his arrest nearly six months ago when police lear ned he had been in contact with a teenage boy through Facebook. At the time of the interaction, Goddard was on probation after serving a 20-month jail sentence for impersonating a police officer and luring a child over the Internet. In November, he pleaded guilty to breaching his probation conditions. Although he was forbidden by the court from having contact with teens or access to the Internet, Goddard had two computers and an active Internet account in his name when he used a fake Facebook profile to “friend” a 15year-old Abbotsford boy. He eventually told the boy he had a landscaping company and hired him and a friend to do yard work for two weeks in July 2012. According to evidence

given in court, the two boys worked in Goddard’s backyard, eating their lunches in his room, where they saw him chatting online with another youth in the United States. Although Goddard did not make sexual advances to the two boys in his room, the Crown prosecutor claimed the sexual jokes he made online in front of them could be construed as “grooming behaviour.” Eventually the father of one of the boys became suspicious of the arrangement. He tried to contact the man his son knew as “Ryan Stewart,” but when he went to the home, Goddard answered the door and told him he did not know anyone by that name. An alert neighbour directed the father to police. Abbotsford Police confirmed Goddard was living in the same house as another high-profile sex offender, Donald Bakker, who was released from prison in late July. Both men were the subject of public warnings when they moved to Abbotsford. Ac c o rd i n g t o h i s l a w yer, Goddard is seeking a new place to live upon his release. The judge tightened his

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Little more than an hour later, fire crews responded to a blaze at a house at 33562 Clayburn Rd. at 7:44 a.m. Firefighters found the single-storey home emitting heavy smoke and flames. The sole occupant awoke to the sound of breaking glass and had to escape out the bedroom window after being trapped in the room due to heat and smoke. The man was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke exposure but was fortunate not to have suffered serious injury, said Adams. AFRS managed to extinguish the blaze but the wooden home sustained heavy fire and smoke damage, estimated to be more than $75,000.

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here’s a new radio ad coming at you through the ether, zipping about as electromagnetic waves. When it hits an antenna, it resolves into sound, then into concentrated political horse hooey. This is an ad that is in no way about the BC Liberals and the NDP. Nope, nothing to do with the down-in-the-polls government of Premier Christy Clark, and with no relation whatsoever to still-ahead NDP leader Adrian Dix. But if it isn’t about them, what is it about? Dubbed “Dominoes” it’s a 30second warning about the dangers of . . . something. “Unstable government policies have hurt people around the world,” says our narrator, his voice conveying the seriousness of his message. “Big government, careless spending, and quick fixes have caused economies to collapse, affecting families, businesses, and communities worldwide.” Whoa! This is a warning of immediate danger! Where are we going with this? What countries? What governments? Are we talking the level of “collapse” you see in Zimbabwe or North Korea, or a savage recession like the one in Greece or Spain? It couldn’t be here!?! Who knows? Having thrown in the scare, the ad is moving on, to sunny music and an upbeat message.

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the painful truth “But uncertainty stops at British Columbia,” says the ad. “We’re standing strong, by controlling government spending, keeping taxes low, and investing in skills training.” Ah, so clearly this is a Liberal political ad, warning us in no uncertain terms not to kick them out this May. But there’s one final twist! The ad is apparently for the BC Jobs Plan, the website of which it half-heartedly plugs, before letting you know that it’s paid for by your provincial government. You could have fooled me. The Liberals have been getting slagged for months for their happy-happy-joy-joy BC Jobs TV ads. The NDP’s Dix has flat out said that if he wins, he’ll ban this type of blatantly partisan advertising using the limitless barrel of government money – the Liberals in Ontario have apparently already done this. I asked the government for some information about the whys, wherefores, and costs of this lovely campaign of scare mongering. I did not get a lot of solid answers. I was told that who wrote it will

not be released – although previous Freedom of Information requests have revealed that the government was apparently worried that focus groups showed people thought there weren’t a lot of jobs out there! Oddly, the young and unemployed seemed to hold this view more strongly. You know what’s a good way to make people less worried about jobs? Creating jobs instead of talking about it ad nauseum! But the ministry did say that visits to the BC Jobs Plan website are way up since the ads started running! Which is useless for people looking for work, since those without a job are directed to a completely different site, Work BC. Yes, we have a site called BC Jobs Plan that does not contain any listings for, you know, jobs. As for how much the radio ads cost, I was told this: “This ad buy is not complete at this time and is subject to change, so we do not release this information until the ad has been completed.” Translation: a sack of cash so big you could use it to beat a walrus to death. I hope Dix is serious about banning this form of sound pollution, because I do not want to be re-running this column about NDP government ads four or five years from now. ■ Visit Matthew Claxton’s blog at tinyurl.com/7mwo2qj.

ou know a hundred reasons to quit smoking already, but following National Non-Smoking Week, here’s another: Lung cancer migrates. It can spread, into the brain, into the glands, and into the bones. If you sign up for lung cancer, you are spinning the roulette wheel of cancer. Will you simply get a painful, wheezing death as the cancer ravages your lungs? Or will you get seizures, loss of vision, and violent mood swings as it carves its way through your brain, through your very sense of self? Perhaps, if you are particularly unlucky, it will take root in your bones, giving you one of the most painful experiences known to humankind. There is a more positive reason to quit smoking, too: everyone is on your side. Everyone. Those who’ve never smoked, and those who quit years ago will applaud your decision. The B.C. government will be happy with you, and will even give you free medications to help you quit, through the smoking cessation program. Your significant other will be happy to avoid either allowing you to smoke inside, or banishing you to the garage or deck. Your bank account will be particularly pleased, and you will be pleased in turn when you see how much more money is there at the end of a month. It adds up, even if it’s only a couple of packs a week. Your doctor will give you a big grin. Try for a fist-bump, the doc will probably go for it. Chefs everywhere will be happier, because you will be able to better taste their food. A few years from now, you’ll have mostly forgotten why you started smoking the first place. You don’t wheeze going up a couple flights of stairs any more, you can’t stand the smell of tobacco smoke, and much of the spectre of an early death has been lifted from you, and from your loved ones. C’mon, butt out. We’re rooting for you.

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

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This week’s question: What do you think of the upcoming inaugural B.C. Family Day holiday? a.] Great way to break up winter doldrums. b.] Puts too much burden on small businesses. c.] A holiday around Spring Break would be even better.

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Needle facts speak for themselves Editor, the Times:

As a scientist, it was disturbing to read that the ongoing discussions regarding needle exchange in Abbotsford arrived at a simple difference of opinion regarding the benefits and shortcomings of these programs. The reality is that needle exchanges have been rigorously studied, and there now exists a large body of scientific facts concerning these programs. The evidence consistently shows that, contrary to the opinions of Tim Williams of Life Recovery, needle exchanges reduce HIV risk behaviour and do not encourage drug use. The evidence is so strong that the World Health Organization and the United Nations have issued guidance documents calling on countries to implement needle exchanges as part of an essential package of programs needed to control the spread of HIV among individuals who inject drugs. Countless high profile medical bodies, including the US Institute of Medicine have issued similar consensus statements. Fortunately, the province of British Columbia has followed the evidence and also

called for the implementation of needle exchanges. We recently showed in a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health that the expansion of needle exchange in Vancouver resulted in large declines in HIV risk behaviour and infection. Interestingly, this period coincided with substantial declines in injection drug use in the city. Given the serious threat to individual and community health posed by HIV infection, it is time to separate scientific fact from opinion. Dr. Thomas Kerr UBC Department of Medicine

For now, FSA tests are our best option Editor, the Times:

The Jan. 22 Times editorial argued against the use of the Foundation Skills Assessment tests in BC schools. As an educator who has taught pupils and students at all levels, from elementary grades to doctoral students, although mostly at the university level, I would like to comment on the editorial. The editorial eloquently raises the usual objections.

Jobs fair in Mission

Jan. 29, BC Jobs Start Here job fair comes to the Best Western Mission City Lodge, 32281 Lougheed Hway., Mission, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Connect face to face with local employers or see the wide range of exhibitors booths.

Computers for seniors

Jan. 29, Abbotsford Social Activity Association, 2631 Cyril St., Abbotsford has computer classes for beginners at noon and intermediate at 2 p.m. Classes run for three weeks ever Tuseday and Thursday. Cost is $60. Call Jodie 850-2465.

Realities of family life

Jan. 29, Seniors Centre at ARC, 2499 McMillan Rd., presents Myths and Realities of Family Life with Elizabeth Dennis of UFV, 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5 per person (ARC fee for non members). Call 604-302-1685 for more.

Philosophers’ Café

Jan. 29, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Philosophers’ Café, the role of humour in life and health, at Cedarbrooke Chateau, Seventh Ave., Mission from 7 – 9 p.m. $5 – includes refreshments.

Babytime

Jan. 29, drop by for storytime with books, songs and more from 10:30 – 11 a.m. at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. For babies up to 24

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First, the tests “take up valuable time and money that could be better used elsewhere.” In my opinion that is a weak argument. In almost all areas of life evaluation is involved, fortunately! Would we really not want any tests for lifeguards, pilots, cashiers, bus drivers, food inspectors, druggists, first aid attendants or medical school graduates? Second, tests “don’t take into account the diversity of each school’s setting.” That is true, but it does not take standardized testing to establish reputations. Third, the “FSAs have become far too contentious.” If we let that criterion become the deciding factor then we are, indeed, in deep trouble. Progress and insights in virtually all areas of knowledge and progress don’t come to majorities spontaneously. Fourth, some outside agencies create unfair ratings of schools. That is true, but that reality cannot be

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. months and parent or caregiver. Call 604-826-6610.

Red Hatters open house

Jan. 29, if you’re interested in fun, friendship and fulfillment, join the ladies of the Red Hat Society at their open house meet-and-greet from 1 – 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. Call Norma at 604-864-2916 for all the details.

Advanced care planning

Jan. 30, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Advance Care Planning, 10 a.m. – noon at 32444 Seventh Ave., Mission. Suggested donation $7 – $10. Call 604-820-0220.

Financial wellness

Jan. 30, Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., holds a free financial seminar on the foundations of investing from 7 – 8:30 p.m. It’s the first of two parts and is presented by Investors Group. The first session covers mutu-

al funds, TFSAs, RRSPs, GIFs, and other investment alternatives. Call 604-826-6610.

Caregivers support

Jan. 30 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., Mission family caregiver support group meets at Pleasantview Care Home, 7530 Hurd St., Mission (upstairs). Call Barbara McConville at 604-814-5600 for details.

Intl. knitting club

Jan. 30, drop by Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., noon – 1:30 p.m. Make friends and have fun. Call 604-826-6610 for more.

Brian Brett reads

Jan. 31, Salt Spring author Brian Brett, known for his insightful and charming book Trauma Farm reads from his work at The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford, 32388 Veterans Way at 7 p.m. Cohosted by the Abbotsford Libraries and The Reach. Call the 604-859-7814 ext. 232. – COMPILED BY STAFF

avoided in a land where the press is free. Besides, many unfortunate comparisons were made, albeit usually without data, long before there were FSA tests. Fifth, the tests are “nothing but a small snapshot of a much bigger” picture. Again, that is true but many decisions in life, many crucial decisions in life, are based on a single experience. Pupils spelling tests involve a single performance. And, as we know, Olympic medals are given for performance at the Olympics, not in better trial runs. The FSA tests have their weaknesses but they serve a useful purpose, at least until we have better substitute. John H. Redekop Abbotsford

Not exactly gushing about oil expansion Editor, the Times:

I am never one to assert my opinions on others and

I’ve never felt compelled to write to the local paper to share my opinion. But after reading the ‘Piping up over oil article’ from G.E. MacDonell (Jan. 22), I couldn’t resist the opportunity to rebuke this contradictory piece of inflammatory nonsense. G.E. first tells us that he used to be a reporter and editor (OK, I’m impressed) and as a communications specialist for two large energy corporations (OK, now I’m not impressed). I like many, am searching for some truth in the endless stream of information, hyperbole and rhetoric surrounding the pipeline issue and the larger global issues that come with it. Like G.E., I too would compliment Chilliwack Times reporter Paul J. Henderson for his well-written and balanced article. But unlike G.E., I won’t then proceed to tear the article down. G.E. begins by ‘defending’ Kinder Morgan for the second pipeline spill at Sumas Mountain that occurred under their watch since acquiring the pipeline in 2005. He also says, “If I recall properly, no one was hurt or killed and no private prop-

erty was damaged and there was no threat of any kind to the public at large.” But I would much prefer to hear the thoughts of the local residents that were affected that day and continue living in the shadow of those tanks. And last but not least, G.E. decides to question the “engineering credentials” of Ms. Sheila Muxlow of the Fraser Valley anti-pipeline group PIPE UP. I couldn’t help but notice the lack of engineering credentials listed in G.E.’s self-intro, so what could be his/her point? I have the privilege of knowing Ms. Muxlow, and I know she has personally witnessed the indisputable and unmitigated environmental impacts of unsustainable tar sands development. I shudder at the state of our planet were it not for the watchful eye and concern for our future that Sheila and people like her have. In short G.E., your letter did nothing in helping my quest for some truth. This was a very sad attempt to spin-doctor a cut-and-dry poor safety record. Stick that in your pipeline. Mike Goold Cultus Lake

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t this time of year, Canadian investors are preoccupied with four key questions about their Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs). My quick-take answers to these questions follow.

1. How much to contribute

Ideally, you should contribute your maximum allowed before the March 1 deadline. Your contribution is calculated as 18 per cent of earned income to a maximum of $23,820 for 2013 ($22,970 for the 2012 tax year), plus any unused contribution amounts accumulated since 1991.

2. RRSP or TFSA?

Both are excellent vehicles that protect you from tax in different ways. RRSPs defer tax, and you get a tax deduction on contributions. TFSA investment growth and withdrawals are tax-free, but there’s no deduction on contributions. Much depends on your personal financial situation. If you can contribute the maximum for both, all the better.

RRSP contribution, don’t forget all your containers, from savings cash in the bank to GICs in a trust company to your cash and margin accounts, plus all your registered accounts such as TFSAs and RRSPs, and those of your spouse. Lump them all together and figure out your current asset allocation before deciding where to go from there. Once you’ve got your overall asset allocation right, I would consider a quality equity mutual fund, such as the Dynamic Equity Income Fund, Series A, for an RRSP. The objective of this fund is to achieve high income and longterm growth of capital by investing primarily in equity securities that pay a dividend or distribution on a global basis.

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of our momentum back again,” said head coach Al Tuchscherer. On Saturday the Cascades handed the Timberwolves their second consecutive defeat, 82-47 in UFV’s ‘Shoot for the Cure’ night. The win, UFV’s 13th victory of JEAN KONDA-WITTE the 2012-13 campaign, is a new JKonda-Witte@abbotsfordtimes.com school record for wins in a regular season. The Cascade women sport h e m e n a n d w o m e n o f a 13-3 record, good for first place the University of the Fra- in the CIS Pacific Division with six ser Valley swept UNBC in remaining games. back-to-back basketball games Luyken had 21 points coming off on the weekend at the Envision seven 3-point tries. Athletic Centre. “I am so happy for the team to The Cascades men beat the Tim- win our 13th game tonight. We berwolves 88-70 Saturday after an have come a long way from my 86-65 win on Friday first year when we night to improve won two games,” their record to 9-7, “I am very happy with said Luyken. “We good for third place our start tonight; we have been doing in the division. the little things like “I am very hap- came out shooting and training in the sumpy with our start mer and by staying our shot selection was tonight, we came together as a team, out shooting and great . . . we played a full we are very much a our shot selection family.” 40 minutes.” was great,” said Tuchscherer was UFV head coach also pleased with Adam Friesen on – Adam Friesen men’s coach his team’s perforSaturday. mance. In a d d i t i o n t o “Tonight was a Sam Freeman’s 13-point perfor- good game for us, playing at the mance, Kevon Parchment and tempo we wanted to play at for rookie Manny Dulay each scored close to 40 minutes,” he said. “I nine points. think as the weekend went on we “I was very happy with our inten- got stronger and that’s a good sign sity tonight as we played a full 40 for our squad moving forward.” minutes,” said Friesen. Both teams travel to Kelowna this On Friday night, Freeman led all weekend to battle UBC-O. scorers with 27 points, Parchment had 24 points and Nathan Kendall – JEAN KONDA-WITTE/TIMES picked up 19. In women’s action, the Cascades Above right, Sam Freeman and Sean beat the Timberwolves 67-42 Friday Ashkenazy defend the Cascades’ night with Sarah Wierks leading basket from a UNBC player Friday all scorers with 15 points. Aieisha night. Right, UFV’s Kevon Parchment drives around a Timberwolves guard Luyken had 14. “Tonight was about getting some at the Envision Centre Friday.

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he Abbotsford Heat lost to the Charlotte Checkers 5-4 Saturday afternoon in their final game before the All-Star break after beating the Checkers 4-3 the night before. The loss ended the Heat’s fivegame winning streak. Defenseman Drew MacKenzie earned his first AHL point and forward Akim Aliu scored his first goal of the season for the Heat. Chris Breen scored his third goal of the season, followed by Tyler Ruegsegger, Dustin Sylvester (his ninth), before Aliu tied the game 4-4 at 4:14 of the third period with his first goal, one day after picking up two assists. The Checkers scored at 7:31 of the third for the game winner. All-Star Barry Brust made his 17th appearance of the season, making 34 saves on 39 shots for just his sixth loss of the season. The Heat were outshot 39-18. In Friday night’s win against the Carolina Hurricanes farm team, Brett Carson, Sylvester, Brett Olson and Ben Walter scored for the Heat. Netminder Danny Taylor started for the fifth time in six games and earned his 11th win with 25 saves on 28 shots on goal. After the All-Star break, the Heat are on the road for three before returning home Feb. 5-6 for midweek games against the Rochester Americans and a pair Feb. 9-10 against the Lake Erie Monsters at the AESC.

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– JEAN KONDA-WITTE

UFV netters take island by storm

Bearcats lose two at home

Miller at helm for Canada

The Columbia Bible College Bearcats put in a valiant effort but had a losing weekend to Vancouver Island teams in men’s basketball at home. On Friday, the ’Cats lost to the VIU Mariners 94-50 and on Saturday, they lost in a nail-biter to the Camosun Chargers 77-76 in a game that came down to the last second and two missed free throws. “We had two tough losses this weekend to both Island teams, and coming off a big win against the then-No. 1 team in Canada (Langara) it was a disappointment,” said coach Dave Martens. The Bearcats are one game out of a playoff spot (in PACWEST CCAA) with three weeks left to play, and the coach is looking to his veterans Kevin Ford, Marcio Juk, Tim Vaandrager and Hudson Naylor to get them to the postseason. “Kevin Ford is arguably the top player in the province this season, being No. 1 in scoring, No. 2 in assists, and No. 5 in rebounding as of last week,” said Martens. “He is a powerful guard who is impossible to guard one-on-one.” The Bearcats next game is Thursday night at 8 p.m. when they host Quest from Squamish.

Former UFV Cascades soccer coach Colin Miller has been named the interim head coach of the men’s national soccer team. The squad, with Miller at the helm, played two friendlies against Denmark in Tucson, Az. on Jan. 26 and against the U.S. on Jan. 29 in Houston, Texas. The January matches mark the beginning of Canada’s preparations for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, slated for July in the U.S. Should Canada not have a coach in place before then, Miller will coach the squad during the tournament. Miller was born in Scotland and played for the Canadian national team 61 times during his international career. The Abbotsford resident has been an assistant coach with the Canadian national team before. He has also spent time as an assistant with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Miller served as UFV Cascades women’s soccer coach 2008-2010 and as assistant coach of the men’s soccer program this past year 2012-13.

– JEAN KONDA-WITTE

Heat streak ends at five

– JEAN KONDA-WITTE/TIMES

CBC’s Kevin Ford was just about unstoppable as he went for a layup against Camosun College Saturday at Columbia Place.

– STAFF REPORTER

The University of the Fraser Valley women’s volleyball team continued its winning ways, defeating Camosun College Chargers 3-0 in Victoria on Friday and 3-2 Saturday in a dramatic comeback after being down two sets. The Cascades, nationally ranked No. 1 in the CCAA Top 10 poll, improve their PACWEST conference leading record to 17-1 with 34 points, ahead of second place VIU Mariners with 32. The set scores were 25-16, 26-24, 25-13 Friday and 20-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-17 and 20-18 on Saturday. “It’s about getting results on the road and a job well executed and we did both tonight,” said UFV head coach Dennis Bokenfohr of the Friday night game. The men’s team was swept by the Chargers 3-0 and 3-1 on the weekend. They remain tied with the CBC Bearcats at 2-16 for the sixth and final post season berth in the PACWEST conference. UFV teams will host the VIU Mariners this weekend at the Envision Athletic Centre. – JEAN KONDA-WITTE


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5070

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REAL ESTATE 6007

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6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-02

WAREHOUSE LIEN Jack’s Towing, 29092 Fraser Highway, Abbotsford, will be selling the following vehicles on February 5, 2013

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Condos/ Townhouses

6008-28

Richmond

$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633

6008-12

Langley/ Aldergrove

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

6008-30

Surrey

6008

Condos/ Townhouses

6008-34

$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557

2 BR + DEN/2BTH 3rd flr, Guildford, $183,900. See on stoklosa.realbird.com. 604-582-3920 or sellingthiscondo@gmail.com

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

6008-04

Burnaby

HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550

NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571

NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512

CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500

RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584

6008-14

GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $210,888 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576

IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $88,500 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543

For Sale by Owner

ROSEDALE CHARMER $229,000 - 9830 Ford Rd. Country rancher on private, beautifully landscaped 9300 sq ft lot. 700 sq ft 2 bdrm home, 4 pc bth, updated throughout, 15 yr old roof, sky lights, laminate & tile flr, priv bkyd w.cov’d patio, 2 sheds, good septic, mnt view, lots of parking, Incl: f/s, w/d freezer, portable a/c, f/p, Must see inside to believe how nice this one is. 604-794-5705 or 604-701-8791

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Abbotsford

6 BDRM 4 bth, 4024 sq ft home w/ legal suite. Situated on lge lot with unbelievable view. Many new upgrades & special features. $529,900. Call 604-751-1465 PropertyGuys.com ID#149399

6 BDRM with 2/3 bdrm legal suite. Upper level 3 bdrm, newer cabinets, flrs & countertops. Separate shop, security syst., new roof & furnace + ext paint $439,000. 604-853-9462 PropertyGuys.com 149937

6 BEDROOM, 5 bath 3900sqft, 1 year old home with 2 rented in-law suites. $14,000 in upgrades, $549,000 and NO HST. Phone : 604-625-5233 PropertyGuys.com 149982

Real Estate

At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618

New Westminster

TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580

6008-26

@

place ads online @

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2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner. 9311 213 Street, (Walnut Grove) Langley, 4 BR, 2.5 baths, 5 appls, 63x95 lot, room for RV, nr all ammens, Offered well below assed value, Asking $435,000. Call Spencer 604-951-9224

604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6020-02

Abbotsford

FULLY finished 4,000+ sf home. Desirable Creekside on the Park. 6 brs, 3.5 bath. Granite/ss appl, a/c. $592 K 604.852.6951

6020-06

Chilliwack

RICK EDEN 11 ACRE lot w/1296sf 3br 2ba Updated modular home Ryder Lake area $475K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5640

NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546

2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349

Selling Your Home?

NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320

Port Moody

INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $219,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642

Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!

www.bcforeclosures.com 4 BR home from $18,500 down $1715/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593

6008-18

1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $399,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

GARRISON CROSSING 5 bdrm, 4 bath, 3385 sq ft executive Self-contained carriage-house suite. Only $694,500 Call 604-847-9459. PropertyGuys.com ID 76459

6015

Houses - Sale

❏WE BUY HOMES❏

Chilliwack

2 BD, 2 bth fully reno’d 1228 sq ft t/h. 45+ & n/p. insuite laund, new appl. $162,500. 604-791-3758

REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420

6020 PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

6020

6020-02

S. Surrey/ White Rock

EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552 REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549

For Sale by Owner

6015

Vancouver East Side

ASKING $293K, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Open House Sun Feb 3, 2-4pm Call Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604 220-9188.

6008-42

IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578

7005

Coquitlam

6008

Abbotsford

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6008-08

6651-203 ST immaculate 1400sf 3br 2.5ba 3 lvl townhome 1blk to city hall $307,900 604-575-6401 see uSELLaHOME.com id5639

6008-06 5505

Condos/ Townhouses

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6008

Call

RICK EDEN PAD IN Ruskin MHP. Pet & family friendly! Rent $449/mo. Great view of Stave River. New home $89,900 incl F&S, DW, upgraded carpet. Call Chuck 604-830-1960. PropertyGuys.com id # 81635

NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598

THOM CREEK Ranch. 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 $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068

PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl twnhse +55 complx w/chairlift $197,500 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

4 BD3 full bth, 2920 sq ft, 2 car gar, u shape driveway, .28 acre, all fenced. $390,000. 604-824-8517

604-854-4888 FREE Property Evaluation

25 yr. Gold Master Medallion Recipient

Landmark/Rick Eden Agencies

4 BD 2.5 bth 2087 sq ft energy efficient home, new appl., Great family home in Auguston Estates close to Auguston Traditional School. $440,000 604-746-0073. PropertyGuys.com 702659

4 BDRM 3 bth 2300 sq ft finished living area. Backs onto K-12 Unity Christian School. $360,900. Call 604-701-1820 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149592

AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603

Body Work

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SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609

WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958

5 BDRM home w/ new 2 bdrm inlaw suite. Secure priv backyard w/ 16.5’x12.5’ dble door shop. Pool, hot tub. Close to Mill Lake area. $424,000. Ph 778-960-7118 PropertyGuys.com 149839

CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561


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REAL ESTATE 6020

Houses - Sale

6020-06

Chilliwack

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-18

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

DUPLEX ON 5 acre blueberry farm, on city water, sewer at propty line $999K 604-880-5069 see uSELLaHOME.com id5643

6020-20

Coquitlam

OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272

REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595

6020-12

Ladner/ South Delta

W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $520,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599

6020-14

Langley/ Aldergrove

211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607

Houses - Sale

6020-34

CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509

6030

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $999,000. 604 838-8692

North Delta

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604

FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

LANGLEY/BROOKSWOOD BORDER 3 BR rancher, large lot, Newly Renovated: wood floors, carpet, bath, crown mouldings, baseboards, paint, fixtures, all new appliances, large new deck. 1 block to shcools/park, close to all amenities. A MUST SEE! $449,500. 604-534-2997

Mobile Homes

OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

6035

Mobile Homes

HUGE DISCOUNTS QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES 1-800-339-5133 New and Used Homes Park spaces available Service work available REAL ESTATE continued on next page

SUDOKU

Lots & Acreage

INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513

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PUZZLE ANSWERS ON SEPARATE PAGE

6020-30

Port Moody GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606

6020-34

Surrey

132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $509K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568

GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563

CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551

NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591

TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350

6020-38 FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

6035

CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566

6035 7683 210A st NEW 3550sf 6br 6ba w/2br legal basement suite HST incl $669,900 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5636

Industrial/ Commercial

Surrey

E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628

6020-24

6025

Mission

PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511

6020-08

6020

CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612

NEW HOME w/river view in Ruskin. Fam/pet ok. $89,900 w/ $505 pad rent. Chuck 604-830-1960

Vancouver East Side

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.

6020-52

Mobile Homes

Other Areas BC

HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611

ACROSS

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DOWN

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

One call does it all!

To advertise:

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Jan. 29/13

25. Vast desert in N Africa 28. Fasten by sewing 32. Organic compound 33. Cooper’s Hawk (abbr.) 34. Immerse in a liquid 35. A beatnik’s abode 36. Utter sounds 38. Used esp. of dry vegetation 39. Live in 42. Metric linear units 44. Indian frock 46. Stand for a coffin

47. The Great Emancipator 53. Brown coat mixed with gray or white 54. Lightly fry 55. New Yorker film critic Pauline 57. European sea eagle 58. Lasiocampidae 59. Diff. name for Irish Gaelic 60. Droops 61. Clairvoyants 62. Phonograph record

12. TV advertising award 13. Zen Buddist riddle 21. Hill (Celtic) 22. Universal standard time 25. Passover feast and ceremony 26. Zanzibar copal 27. NE Arizona pueblo people 29. Pith helmet 30. Small trout-like fish 31. Greek hell 37. Herbal teas 38. Struck a golf ball

40. Dash 41. Removes writing 42. Coal laborers 43. Old world, new 45. Mental representation 46. Someone who bites 47. Greek god of war 48. Albanian word for snow 49. Resounded 50. Solo racing sled 51. Gull suborder 52. Crimefighter Elliot 56. Albanian monetary unit


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REAL ESTATE HOME SERVICES cont. from previous page

6040

Recreation Property

Okanagan/ Interior

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

6050

6065

Out Of Town Property

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304

PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663 CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Free Consultation. Call us Now. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

8055

8160

Cleaning

LINDA’S CLEANING service provides quality work for an affordable price. 604-852-0104

8080

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

Electrical

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8155

Lawn & Garden

Landscaping

Jeds Landscaping, Yard Maint, Snow Plowing, Res/Comm, 20+ yrs Exp. 604-992-1127

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

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Townhouses - Rent

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

$

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

6052

Real Estate Investment

LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

6065

Eider – 1bdrm bsmt- driveway parking - $600/mo incl heat/ hydro/cable Bailey – newer home – large 3bdrm bsmnt suite – 1 full bath – in suite w/d – f/s d/w – family area near park and cul-de-sac - $900+shared utils Brient – HUGE 1343 sq ft 2bdrm+den bsmt suite on appx ¼ acre - HATZIC BENCH f/s/dw/wa/dr - $1000/mo+utils. McRae – 3bdrm upper suite- large deck- great central location - $1050/ mo+shared utils Bell – Massive 3 bdrm bsmt-10 acres- lg storage/workshp incl - $1050/ mo+utils

HOUSES/TOWNHOMES

Mayne Island Recreational 1/3 acre lot, community water, 1blk to Beach, $89,500, 778-245-0965

Johnson – 800 sq ft mobile home - 2bdrm - shared lrg acreage lot - some recent updates. $800/mo Lougheed Hwy – desirable HATZIC area - 2bdrm rancher – recent complete reno - appx 1000 sq ft – unfin low bsmnt for storage – shed – 3.5 acres mostly bramble - $1000/mo Grand – 3 bdrm rancher w/bsmnt- central location –large fenced yard-carport - $1100/mo Holiday – Great family home - 3bdrm+den -Covered sun deck - fenced yard$1400/mo+utils Grove – SHORT TERM ONLY March 1st to June 30th - Beautiful 2 storey log home with 3.5 acreage - 3bdrm+den -greenhouse+shed- $2200/mo+utils

OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191 CONNECTING COMMUNITIES

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Apt/Condos

Hopedale – bright 2bdrm in nice newer home – close to rec center, bus route, shopping – f/s – washer only no dryer – incl heat, hot water & satellite TV - $750/mo Canterbury – East Abbotsford near Whatcom - 2bdrm bsmt suite – executive home – huge sundeck - in-suite wa/dr - $1000/mo+utlis.

HOUSES

Canterbury – East Abbotsford near Whatcom – IMMACULATE high end 2 storey/w bsmt home- 4bdrms + 2dens - 4 bathrooms & theatre room - STUNNING view - $2200/mo+utils. Or rent whole house to include legal 2 bdrm bsmt for $3000/mo+utils

FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM

604-820-8888

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1998 CADILLAC Deville D’Elegance, fully loaded, leather, 124,000 kms, garage kept, 12 CD player, exc cond $7400. 604-703-2204

1998 CHEVY Malibu, auto, $1400 spent on new tires, brakes, tune up, Mint, $3000. 604-541-0018 1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,500. 604-591-8566

PARK TERRACE

Call 604-530-0030

www.cycloneholdings.ca

6540

AVAIL NOW OR FEB 1, 4 BR house, 2633 James St., Abbotsford. $1300/mo. No utils, No Pets. Can be used as legal office space as well. 604-583-6844, 604 809-7796

6602

1977 OLDS Cutlass, Rare Collector plates, 350, T-Roofs, 1 owner, newer paint. 93,000mi. $11,900 obo. 604-530-2855 2004 CHRYSLER Pt Cruiser GT Turbo 5sp, 98K, 1 owner, f/load, exc. cond, $5395, 604-855-2337

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367 1987 ROLLS ROYCE Silver Spirit, Blue, 1 owner, low miles, LIKE NEW, Asking $25,000. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM clean, bsmnt suite close to school & fitness center, ns/np $550 inc lndry 604-615-3716 2 BDRM, 1.5 bath, new, spacious, cover private deck, cat ok, $800 inc cable/net 604-309-5231

CLOVERDALE 192/72. New 1 BR $750 incls util, own W/D, N/S, small pet negot. 604-574-2141

6605

2004 CHEV OPTRA 5, new brakes/tires, 151K, $4900 obo, 604-819-3485, no Sun calls pls

Houses - Rent

Townhouses Rent

1988 FORD Bronco XLT, 5L, 5 spd, 1 owner w/serv records, no rust. $8900 obo. 604-530-2855

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

2006 CHEV Cobalt LS Coupe 78,000kms, 2.2 ltr, excellent cond low kms, $5800. 604-724-3354 2007 FORD TAURUS SEL, 54,000 kms, non smoker, garage kept, $8900. 604-538-0061

2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 18,500 k’s, like new cond $39,900. 604-793-5520

2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

MISSION, 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, rent geared to income, n/p, avail Now, 604 820-1715 1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

1A Ave – clean 1bdrm-convenient to everything-no laundry-n/s-n/p-$600/mo

LOWER SUITES

Domestic

2003 LINCOLN Town Car, 63,000 org miles, garage kept, immac, $8,800. 604-534-0242

BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL

ABBOTSFORD

9125

1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-702-1997

Rubbish Removal

APARTMENTS

Dewdney Trk Rd – Business opportunuty currently operating as "Mandy's Country Store" located near Hayward Dam and recreation park - General Store/Restaurant/Meeting hall - 1bdrm accomodation on site - 5 acres - $1200/ mo+HST for store & living quarters + $600 for meeting hall (can be used as an extension of the living quarters or?) Rent all together - $1600/mo+HST

Recreation Property

RV LOT at CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK with year round camping access; finished in paving stones, low fees. All ament Grt loc. Moving must sell $107,500. 1-604-795-9785

MISSION

UPPER/LOWER SUITES

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

604.825.2211

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 2 level HOUSE, new fridge, Gas stove, hot water heater, with 10% down... $888/M Call 604-435-5555 for showing www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

Apt/Condos

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

LINDELL BEACH - Cultus Lake 2 bd, 2 bth, extensively reno’d 1905 sq ft home. Asking below assessed value $495,000. 604-716-4258 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149728

Insured - Licensed - Bonded

Spacious Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & hot water. Resident Mgr.

6508

SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $830,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515 alanweeks@comcast.net

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Collectibles & Classics

installed

Call for Specials!

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

9110

Hot • Renos or New Jobs • Boilers Water • Drain Camera Inspection Tanks • Water Jetting Flushing from $795

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

3 BR + 1½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft and a fenced back yard

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

Plumbing

PLUMBER & GAS FITTER

8255

RENTALS 6605

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AUTOMOTIVE

9125

Domestic

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

Get MORE

LIVING ROOM Find it in the Rental Section

1977 DODGE Daytona Charger, 2 door, auto, V8, 2 tone blue, 1 owner, $7,500. 604 576-0836

1981 CHEV Monte Carlo org., collector plates. 300,000 miles $3995, excl cond 604-792-8386

To advertise call

1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car

604.850.9600

Looking to do some

Home Improvement?

Refer to the Home Services section for all your needs.

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau special model, like new loaded. $6000. 604-534-2997 1996 LINCON Mark 8 Diamond anniversary, 90,000 orignal miles, ex cond, asking $5800 obo 604-793-0495

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097


AUTOMOTIVE 9129

Luxury Cars

9145

Scrap Car Removal

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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Sports & Imports

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Sports & Imports

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RV’s/Trailers

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RV’s/Trailers

#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 FREE SCRAP car & truck removal. Top $$ paid for all. No wheels - no problem. 604-615-7175

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $5,500. 604-209-1039 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve

E-SCOOTERS NEW & USED Have collection of E-Scooters. All performance mods & Lithium available. Christmas Specials! $800 - $1600. 604 615-6245.

MINT CONDITION (Cloverdale) $7000 OB0 Call 604-788-0060 2007 YAMAHA RI - Dark Red & Black - Double & Single seat cover - 12600 KM - Custom Front & Rear Lights - Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and Awesome THE ONE, THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882 www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview

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604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520 1988 MAZDA B2200, low rider, with mags, good cond. working order, $3500 obo. 604-859-1939

1995 F350 crew cab 242,000k’s, gas, runs good, warn winch & bumper $5000. Ph 604-858-2555

HIGHEST PRICES PAID

Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2

2000 HONDA Prelude, 2 dr, $5000, auto, runs well, 124,000 km, 604-614-8402

2006 FORD ranger FX4, 98K, a/c, new brakes, never off road, $10,995 obo, 604-722-2470

2007 DODGE Ram 2500, $28,895, Crew Cab, 4x4, Cummins Diesel, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421

1 9 8 8 C L A S S A Tr i p l e E REGENCY motorhome, lenght 32 ft, gmc 450, stored 4 yrs, updated new michelins, bathroom fixtures, freezer, fridge, laminate flrs, carpet throughout, sell due to medical cond. $15,000 must be seen. 1980 AQUA STAR ski boat 115 hp evinrude, in exc cond, fully equiped depth sound, sonar, ship to shore radios, water skis, wet line tubes for towing, new top tow bar, remote docking all on shoreline trailor, sell due to health, $15,000. Call 604-793-0124

2007 FORD F150 XLT $17595, 4x4, SuperCab. Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421 1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $6300. Call 604-518-3166

2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Was $7800 now reduced to $5900 . 604-541-0018

2004 HONDA Civic SE Coupe $5995, Local, 5 Spd Manual. Super Dave’s Maple Ridge Hyundai 1877-858-1421

2005 HONDA Civic SE Coupe $7895, A/C, Power Group. Super Dave’s Hyundai 1877-858-1421 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

2007 GMC P/U, Sierra 1500, 2 wheel dr, auto, v6, reg cab short box, 93k, $7000. 604-538-4883

2000 GMC Sierra 3500 Auto 210,000 kms crew cab 4x4 long box 350 eng Auto work truck incl. canopy & headache rack $3,500. 604-820-0486

2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

2001 ISUZU Rodeo, black, 4 dr, sr, loaded, 4x4, auto, 178,000 km, A1 cond. $3900. 604-790-9485

1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper. Electric jacks & more. Excellent cond. $6300. Call 604-576-6598

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends

2004 PONTIAC Montana, auto, 7 passager, grey, no accidents, 159Kms, $3,900. 778 278-5188

9515

1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866

2005 BIGFOOT Camper, 9 ft 6, 2 new vents, air cond, fully equip, $18,000, 604-746-8210

Boats

2006 VW JETTA 2.0T 73k, original owner, hid headlights, auto, $14,900. 604-307-9159

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564

2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $21,500 obo, 604-855-6108

2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

2008 GMC 4X4 Grey, auto, 93k kms, new liner, newer tires, air cared. $10,000. 1-604-854-0549

2012 FORD F150 Ecoboost, $31,888Crew Cab, 4x4, Low kms, Super Dave’s 1-877-858-1421

9160

Sports & Imports

1990 CORVETTE Black on black, Auto, 5.7 L, 118,000kms. Exc cond. $8,000. 604-574-3141

2011 TRIPLE-E, Class B, M/H, 6yr wrty, low km’s, loaded, mint, $95,000 obo, 604-855-6108

24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961

9522

2007 ITASCA CAMBRIA 29h Class C Motorhome, F.L. 26876km was $56,900 reduced to $54,900obo 604-793-5520

RV’s/Trailers

1977 DODGE camper van. Good condition. Stove/fridge/furnace. $2,800 obo. 604-599-3835

TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443

CLASS C M/H 1984 Vanguard 100,903km, new front tire, 2 new coach battery, runs very good, slps 6, $5500. Ph Call 604-794-5705 or 604-701-8791

LOT & TRAILER, closed in balcony, Located in Paradise Lakes Country Club, Washington, 20 mins from US/Sumas border, $25,000 obo. 604-531-7086

2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546

2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735

26’ TOPAZ Rear Bunk Model 1 kms 26’ rear bunk model. Top quality and excellent condition. $9,500. shayley@shaw.ca

2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 rgprojectmanager@yahoo.com

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2002 DODGE Dakota V8 4x4 with canopy, 184,000 kms $6500. Call Jeff at 604-795-3513

2011 ARTICFOX 8ft 11', winter package, 1 ton short box, includes slide outs, generator, ac, remote jack, sterio, fully loaded, $25,000, obo, 604-793-3399

Vans

2000 NISSAN Xterra, fully loaded, 4x4, Call for details, 604-832-1635 2008 FORD Ranger FX4, $16,995, 64Kkm, 4x4, Super Dave’s Hyundai, 1-877-858-1421

2009 24RKS Jayflt lk new, 3 seasn, slps 6, 1 slide, slr pnl, all apps, $14,800, 604-644-8663 Chwk

2001 DODGE Cargo Van, 113,000km, exc shape, no accid, $6500 obo, 604-853-1158

2003 30’ Citation Supreme 5th Whl, 2 slides, exc cond, rear living, loaded, many extras, new tires & batteries. Hitch incl. $32,000. 604-794-7529 (Chwk)

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Snowmobiles/ ATV

1997 POLARIS RMK 700cc, $1700 firm. excellent shape. Call Al 604-787-6808 2007 ARCTIC CAT, 2 SNOWMOBILES M800's 153 x 2 1/4 in track, 350 original miles, 1 black, 1 orange, both mint cond, reverse. $4400 each obo (Black) Dave 604-850-7381 (Orange) James 604-850-1381 SNOWMOBILE SHOP dolley, easy lift, moves snowmobiles around with ease. Commercially made. $100. Ask for Jamie. 604-850-1381 SNOWMOBILE SKIIS for sale. Should fit Arctic Cat 1995 and up. If they don’t fit, money is refunded. 7' wide powder skiis, orange $50. Parabolics, red $50. ZR Green $50. SLP, powder pros, red $200. Mods powder skiis, red, $50. All good condition. Skidplate for 2003 1M, orange, $50. Call Dave- 604-850-7381

S e l l Yo u r R V

2008 HONDA Civic std silver, orig own, no acci, 86K, new tires, exc cond. $9700obo. 778-866-7139

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604-792-1221

2004 FORD F350 Super Duty, $17895, Crew Cab, 4x4, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421

1993 MERCEDES St Wgn, 7 seats, 160,000km, import, no accidents. $3995, 604-531-8894

2008 MAZDA 3 GX Sport, $10,995, auto, Power Group, a/c Super Dave’s Maple Ridge Hyundai 1877-858-1421

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

604-615-7175

2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739

2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235

1-866-843-8955 Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca

2009 HYUNDAI Sonata GL, $9995, BC Car, Cert Wrty, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1877-858-1421

1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371

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2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283

9173 2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610

Have it recycled properly Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling

2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

Scrap Car Removal

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: jthomson0621@gmail.com

2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE, $13,995, 7 Pass, 4x4, 73K. Super Dave’s Hyundai 1877-858-1421

1999 VOLVO V70 GLT station wagon, 158000km 2.4 ltr turbo, AT, all luxury options, 35mpg great car $4400 obo 604-820-8218

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Queen/Dbl/Twin Head Board, Foot Board, rails, 9 Drawer Dresser, Mirror,6 Drawer Chest and a 3 drawr Night Table. Made of Solid Wood, Choice of 16 Stains, Made in BC

Baron

Queen/Dbl/Twin Head Board, Foot Board, rails, 7 Drawer Dresser, Mirror, 5 Drawer Chest and a 2 drawer Night Table. Made of Solid Wood, Choice of 16 Stains, Made in BC

Decora

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was $2499

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TV Console

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Made of solid Alder wood, Choice of 16 stains. Made in BC

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Queen/Dbl/Twin Head Board, Foot Board, rails,10 Drawer Dresser, Mirror, 5 Drawer Chest and a 2 drawer Night Table. Made of Solid Wood, Choice of 16 Stains, Made in BC

Symphony Euro bar

was $1699

was $2819

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Bedroom Suite was $2599

Queen/Dbl/Twin Panel Head Board, Foot Board, rails,10 Drawers Mule Dresser, Mirror, 5 Drawer Chest and a 3 Drawer Night Table. Made of Solid Wood, Choice of 16 Stains, Made in BC

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Bookcases

Made of solid wood, Choice of stain. Made in BC

Student Desk

Made of solid Alder wood, Choice of 16 stains. Made in BC

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Queen Size Pillow top Mattress Set

349

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2785 Bourquin Cr West, Abbotsford 604.746.3639 www.bedroomshoppe.ca

Canadian made SOLID WOOD furniture, Sofas and Mattress Sets

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