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Family horrified as killer gets new trial GLENDA LUYMES The Province
he family of murdered teen Chelsey Acorn will hear details of her horrifying death for a third time after a judge granted an appeal to one of the men
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convicted of killing her. News of a new trial for Dustin Moir came just 10 days after Moir’s father Jesse West was also convicted of first-degree murder in the case, a verdict Chelsey’s see TRIAL, page A15
60-kilogram coke bust blows away old record
24-year-old found with $1.8 million in drugs
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bbotsford Police made the largest cocaine bust in the department’s history after seizing 60 kilograms of the drug on Saturday morning. The 60 bricks of cocaine likely have a street value between $1.5 to $1.8 million, said Const. Ian MacDonald. A 24-year-old man is in custody and facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking. Patrol officers made the bust after noticing the suspect loitering in a parking lot with two duffle bags in the 2000 block of Clearbrook Road at 7:45 a.m. Saturday. The officers approached the man, noticed the bags were padlocked and had a conversation about the bags, said MacDonald. “He provides answers
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Abbotsford Police seized a record 60 kilos of suspected cocaine from padlocked duffle bags on Saturday morning. that don’t make sense, which leads to a search of the bags, and lo and behold we find 60 kilograms of suspected cocaine,” he said. “It’s a record amount of coke for us.” The suspect, who hails from out of province but has recently been living in the Fraser Valley, doesn’t have a criminal record, said MacDonald. “He’s had some negative police contacts but I wouldn’t suggest he’s a high-flyer here or out of province.” The APD is continuing to investigate the details of the case. “At this point we have
more questions than answers,” he said. “But the good news is that a large quantity of cocaine has been taken off the streets.” The largest previous APD coke bust involved capturing two men with 40 kilograms of the drug in a berry field near the U.S. border in September 2009. Randeep Singh Match and Manindervir Singh Virk were each convicted of one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking and sentenced to more than five years behind bars in September 2012.
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Crisp, clean skies that made for wonderful views throughout the valley on Saturday likely won’t be seen for the rest of the work week, but the sun is expected to return again this weekend.
Diamond Jubilee Medal for Babineau L
indsay Babineau, executive director of the B.C. Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation, was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition for her years of service towards educating students on the value of agriculture and healthy eating. Michael de Jong, B.C. Minister of Finance and MLA for Abbotsford West, nominated Babineau for the award, and it was presented to her by Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon at the annual Agri-food Industry Gala in Abbotsford. “Lindsay has been untiring in her efforts over many years to promote B.C. agriculture and to encourage healthy eating and living habits in children,” said Minister de Jong during the medal presentation ceremony. “She is a most deserving recipient and her work has helped reach and introduce BC agricultural products to over 500,000 BC students, and her success has had, and will have, an effect for generations to come.” Babineau has led the foundation in edu-
cating schools across the province through various programs that promote agriculture and healthy eating. The Foundation’s largest program, the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program, began in 2005 delivering fruits and vegetables to 10 schools. The program has now grown to more than 1,400 B.C. public and First Nations schools, serving more than 500,000 students across the province. “It’s an honour to be recognized with this award,” said Babineau. “This award is not just for me, but for our staff, partners, growers and volunteers. It’s not one person alone, but all of us working together who have made a difference for agriculture, education and health.” BC Agriculture in the Classroom is a nonprofit foundation working with educators through various programs to bring BC’s agriculture to their students.
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Country music sensation Eric Church brought down the house at the AESC for his Canadian Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour Thursday night in Abbotsford. More than 7,000 fans got their money’s worth as he sang several hit songs.
Check out our new Abbotsford-Mission Times Heat fan photos to see if you’re among the masses. We’ll be regularly posting this gallery on the web, starting today at www. abbotsfordtimes.com. Stay connected, and follow us on Twitter @abbytimes.
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ountry star Eric Church gave his 7,000 disciples at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre the absolution they were looking for on Thursday night. Church set a new attendance record at the AESC when he took the stage in his trademark sunglasses and ball cap for the first stop of his Canadian Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour with special guest Colt Ford. The singer ranged from rowdy to
Country star sets new record at AESC reflective and found himself preaching to the choir as the crowd sang along to hits off his platinum third album Chief, such as Drink In My Hand, Springsteen and Creeping. Church, the most-nominated artist at the 2012 Country Music Association Awards, has become a household name since the 2011 release of Chief, which went platinum in the U.S. and gold in
Canada and was the CMA’s Album of the Year. The Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour kicked off in Abbotsford and makes stops in Pentiction and Kamloops before heading east into the Prairies and Ontario. For more information and tour dates see ericchurch.com/news.
he Abbotsford School District is conducting a parent and staff survey about whether to begin school a week earlier than usual, starting the last week of August, next year. Doing so would add extra days to four holiday weekends – the Fr idays of Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Family Day and Victoria Day weekends – to create four reading breaks. The other option to be voted on includes a ‘status quo’ calendar similar to the current year. Both calendar options include a two-week spring break. The board of education will debate and vote on the 2013/14 school calendar at its meeting March 12. Any public delegations that want to express an o p i n i o n c a n re g i s t e r i n advance to appear before the board at its Feb. 26 meeting. Parents and staff can participate in the online survey at www.sd34.bc.ca/board/ consultations/calendar.
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bbotsford Police have issued yet another warning to the public about Facebook predator Jeffrey Allan Goddard. Goddard, 23, is coming to live in Abbotsford following his release after six-months in jail for breaching his parole conditions last summer. Goddard pleaded guilty to two counts of breaching parole conditions in November after creating a fictitious Internet persona
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The Abbotsford Right to Life Society has placed rows of little crosses in a farmer’s field near Sumas Way and South Parallel Road to make it look like a cemetery. The Abortion Rights Coalition wants Abbotsford city council to remove the long-standing display.
of a woman’s private experience that farmer’s field in Abbotsford has is absolutely no one’s business . . . We become the latest battle zone for believe therefore, that the city’s approval both sides of the abortion debate. of the sign is an act of discrimination The opposing sides on the abortion against women. issue are at odds over “The city should foster planned signage and an a community culture that existing row of crosses in “Together, the sign and respects women’s rights a farmer’s field adjacent crosses are a misappro- and freedoms by not to the TransCanada Highapproving initiatives that priation of a woman’s way near Sumas Way. directly oppose these valJoyce Arthur, the execu- private experience that ues and existing law.” tive director of the AborThe crosses in the field tion Rights Coalition of is absolutely no one’s are called The Cemetery Canada, sent Abbotsford’s of the Innocent. Accordbusiness . . . .” mayor and council a leting to the Abbotsford ter last Tuesday asking Right to Life Society’s – Joyce Arthur ARCC spokesman, Jared White, that the white crosses and any signage be removed there are 1,862 little white from a farmer’s field at crosses on the property. 35164 South Parallel Rd. He said that is the number of abortions “Each of the erected crosses in the performed each week in Canada. field is meant to represent a woman’s Each year, two signs are erected on the abortion,” Arthur noted in the letter. private farm. This year’s are expected to “But many women having abortions be put up soon. One will say: ‘Choosing are not Christian and would find it dou- Abortions stops a beating heart’. The bly offensive to have their abortion other sign says: ‘Pregnant? Need Help? represented by a cross. Together, the Call 1-877-88-woman’. sign and crosses are a misappropriation White said in past years there has not
Briefly School day Heat game A rowdy crowd of students is expected at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre Tuesday morning (today) at 10:30 a.m., as the Abbotsford Heat host the Rochester Americans for their second annual School-Day Game. The Heat partnered with Abbotsford School District 34 to support education and youth development in the Fraser Valley. The hockey team is supporting youth education by providing all students with a workbook to reinforce the school board curriculum and engage students with learning activities throughout the game.
been any negative feedback. “For the most part there has not been much controversy over it,” he said. “Usually we get positive feedback from the community. “Our motivation is to help women. We are not out to offend anyone. We are quite open and happy to speak with anyone on this topic,” he said. Abbotsford resident Kim Stuckless said she would like to see any signs and the crosses removed from the field. “I am personally offended by it,” said Stuckless. “I don’t think it is appropriate for city council to allow it. There are people who don’t want this display.” Abbotsford mayor Bruce Banman said signs on the property in the past have not contravened any city bylaws. And, because the signs and crosses are on private property, he said there is little they can do. “It is not in violation of any sign bylaw,” he said. “It comes down to freedom of expression. It is one group opposed to the views of another.” – FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @ABBYTIMES
Contact cops if you see violations WARNING, from page A3 pruning shrubs. Although Goddard didn’t make sexual advances towards the youth, on several occasions the teens ate lunch in his bedroom, where they saw him use a computer to have sexually explicit conversations with other young men. Goddard is 175 cm tall (5’9”) and weighs 68 kilograms (150 lbs). He has short brown hair and green eyes and is known to wear glasses. The APD is warning that Goddard has a history of using
the telephone, Internet, e-mail, chat rooms, Facebook and other social media to lure young teens between the ages of 12 and 16. Goddard’s conditions prohibit him contact with anyone under the age of 16; attendance at any public park, playground, school, daycare and other locations youth under the age of 18 might be present and possession of any electronic devices that would allow access to the Internet. The APD asks anyone who sees Goddard violating his conditions to contact police.
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Police records released for sexual assault suit ROCHELLE BAKER RBaker@abbotsfordtimes.ca
former Abbotsford minor hockey player alleging he was sexually assaulted by a Mountie acting as a coach has won a bid to have Abbotsford Police records released for his civil suit. Robert Callan, of Calgary, claims he was sexually assaulted repeatedly from 1982 to 1984 while playing on a triple-A midget hockey team in Abbotsford while Donald Cooke was an RCMP officer and an assistant coach. Callan launched a civil suit in the summer of 2011 against Cooke, The Abbotsford Minor Hockey Association and the RCMP and Attorney General of Canada. On Thursday, B.C. Supreme Court Justice David Masuhara ordered the Abbotsford Police Department to release the documents related to their investigation on Cooke. Callan’s suit asserts Cooke’s status as a coach gave him the authority and command to groom, intimidate, influence or compel him into submission with regards to the alleged assaults, according to Thursday’s written decision. No criminal charges have been laid against Cooke, who is on leave from the RCMP. The APD investigation dealt with Cooke’s conduct in the early 1980s and included interviews with RCMP officers who’d served with him and other individuals who alleged sexual assaults by the Mountie.
Former Abbotsford hockey player claims coach assaulted him
Cooke’s lawyer argued the APD files could contain “irrelevant and embarrassing information” concerning Cooke’s homosexuality, reflect the prevailing attitudes of that time period and would allow the plaintiff to “tailor the evidence”. Masuhara disagreed, stating the information sought may not favour Callan’s suit, and the “information in the police file likely contains very relevant information for one or more of the parties.” The Abbotsford Minor Hockey Association’s lawyer also argued for full disclosure of the APD files in Callan’s suit as the identities of other complainants are relevant to its defence. Additionally, given the alleged assaults took place in the early ’80s, no one presently working with the association has knowledge of what happened during that time period. Masuhara also issued a publication ban to protect the identity of any of the other alleged victims identified in the APD files. Cooke, in turn, filed a lawsuit against the RCMP in 2010, claiming he was never charged with a crime, but the force mistreated him after the sex-assault allegations because of a homophobic culture within the ranks. - WITH FILES FROM THE VANCOUVER SUN
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group of seven businesses and organizations were honoured for their leadership and commitment to going green at the annual Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards held at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre on Thursday night. Organized by the Rotary Club of Abbotsford-Matsqui, the event lauded 20 nominees vying in seven categories for
Abbotsford organizations awarded for their commitment to the environment their innovative ideas or outstanding environmental business practices. The awards night went on to mirror the theme presented by guest speaker former environmental minister Barry Penner, who stressed that contrary to popular belief, business can in fact lead and drive positive environmental change. The Green Leader Award was
presented to Travis Drew and Colin Hutchinson of Lucerne Foods, Clearbrook, who spearheaded a large number of environmental initiatives at the Abbotsford facility. Over a three-year period the pair led programs to segregate and divert plastics, cardboard, metals, other recyclables and see GREEN, page A16
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Brad Paisley to rock River Fest C
ountry superstar Brad Paisley will headline the Rockin’ River Music Fest Aug. 15-17 in Mission. “Brad Paisley is one of the world’s top country acts and having him at Mission Raceway will be the Lower Mainland’s top country show of the year,” said con-
cert organizer Kenny Hess. “We’re tremendously excited.” Paisley is a consummate singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, which has earned him three Grammy Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards, including Entertainer of the Year for 2010. Paisley has placed 20 singles at the top of the charts, the latest a duet with Carrie Underwood, Remind Me.
The recording artist’s current album, This Is Country Music, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and is his sixth consecutive studio album to debut as the nation’s country best-seller. Paisley released his first book, Diary of a Player, Nov. 1, 2011 and it was on the New York Times Best Seller list for two weeks. see COUNTRY, page A7
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Bringing some Southern Comfort Zone to Mission’s Raceway Park in August COUNTRY, from page A6 Paisley’s 2012 Virtual Reality World Tour played to more than one million fans and his next album, Wheelhouse, will be released April 9. His current single is Southern Comfort Zone. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Brad Paisley at our festival,” said Hess. “We are ready for the biggest party this valley has ever seen.” Rockin’ River Music Fest takes place Aug.
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ast Wednesday, the company formerly known as Research In Motion unveiled its BlackBerry 10, and the talk was about whether it would save the company, or turn into the final nail in its coffin. The second level of discussion had a nationalistic tinge: whither Canada’s biggest technology company? What would it mean for Canada if BlackBerry crashes and burns? Frankly, not much. There’s a persistent myth that a country’s fortunes are intimately linked to its large and internationally known firms. China may be the factory of the world, but no one took much note of its technology sector until Lenovo bought IBM’s personal computer business. Likewise, no one cared how many cheap widgets were made in Japan in the 1950s, but when they started bringing Hondas and Toyotas to American shores, then they started being taken seriously. Does having a big firm based in your country create jobs, drive the economy or improve local competitiveness? A little bit. But not nearly as much as people like to pretend when they wrap BlackBerry in the flag. For example, when BlackBerry, then still RIM, went through massive layoffs in July of 2011, slashing 2,000 of its 17,000 jobs, it was notable that only 9,000 of its total staff worked at the company’s headquarters in Waterloo,
the painful truth Ont. Where are the rest? All around the world, in other parts of Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. The big corporate headquarters is a major job source for Waterloo, and from there spinoffs hit the rest of Ontario and to a lesser degree the rest of Canada and the U.S. So having a high-tech company based in Canada is far from a bad thing. But we should also remember that it is not here out of the goodness of its heart. If its sole goal was to benefit Canada’s economy, surely it would build its phones here, right? Actually, BlackBerry really doesn’t build its own devices. As with virtually every major brand in the world, from Apple to Nike to Lenovo to Microsoft, manufacturing is now done through a network of contractors and subcontractors. For BlackBerry, it’s involved a Finnish firm called Elcoteq that does its actual manufacturing in China, and a couple of American companies that work in China, India, the Ukraine, Mexico and Hungary.
Maybe someday the manufacturing of BlackBerries and iPhones and Xboxes will come to North America – but it won’t be out of any nationalistic pride or desire to give Canadians jobs. It’ll be because it became cheaper than the alternatives. This is the point that is often glossed over when it comes to the debate about Canadian firms. We tend to care about whether they fail or succeed, because we see them through maple-leaf-ovision. But they don’t care about Canada. They can’t. Corporations are like machines, and machines don’t have ethics; they just do what they’re designed to do. A corporation is a machine designed to make money. It is competing with a bunch of other machines trying to do the same thing. So if making money means off-shoring jobs, it will do that. If making money means hiring more people in Canada, it will do that. Some of the side effects of the machine’s actions are good: it’s nice that people have high-paying work, and it’s good that we have a lot of highly skilled people working in Canada instead of brain-draining away. But don’t mistake those accidental spin-offs for patriotic concern. It’s all about whether a firm can keep making money. ■ Visit Matthew Claxton’s blog at tinyurl.com/7mwo2qj.
t’s just like your mom always said when you were a kid: put on a sweater. Fortis BC is teaming up with local business groups, including right here in Abbotsford and Mission, to promote energy conservation and helping the less fortunate. Feb. 2-9 is Turn Down the Heat Week in a number of B.C. communities, in which homeowners and business proprietors are being urged to set the thermostat just a little bit lower. Simultaneously, local business improvement associations and some member merchants are taking in donations of sweaters for those in need. It’s easy to push that thermostat slider over to one side and bask as warm air comes out of the vents. But that air is warmed by the combustion of nonrenewable natural gas, or in some rare cases by electricity created by damming mighty B.C. rivers. Saving that energy is a good philosophy, and one that shouldn’t be practised for just a single week out of the year. We have four to six damp and cool months every year here in B.C., sometimes including June. A sweater, a pair of warm socks, and blanket while settled in for a night of TV are easier on both environment and bank balance than cranking up the furnace. The simple lesson from our mothers’ call to put on a sweater can be expanded out from there. Which is cheaper, putting more insulation in a house, or putting in a bigger furnace? In the long run, it’s no contest, even if high-grade insulation is a bigger up front cost. Here in B.C., we aren’t exactly known for dealing well with the cold, compared to the rest of Canada. We should acknowledge that making a home a couple of degrees cooler is still better than moving to Winnipeg.
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This week’s question: What do you think of Brad Paisley being added to next year’s Rockin’ River Music Fest? a.] Officially takes makes Mission the new Merritt. b.] Was going anyway, now it’s even better. c.] Couldn’t care less for ‘modern’ country music.
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It’s OK to pipe up about oil concerns Editor, the Times:
Energy corporation communications specialist, G.D. MacDonell, pointed out (Times Jan. 22) that Chilliwack Times reporter Paul J. Henderson’s otherwise wellwritten and balanced article regarding Kinder Morgan’s proposed pipeline expansion contained one error. He noted that last April’s spill at the Sumas Mountain ‘tank farm’ was not in fact a mechanical failure, but rather the result of human error, and listed four errors that had contributed to the spill. In doing so, he has inadvertently reinforced the strongest argument against transporting bulk bitumen and other crude oil in pipelines and shipping it in tankers, that unacceptable spills are inevitable largely because of human error, or other factors outside the industry’s control. I differ, therefore, with his view that opponents, such as Ms. Sheila Muxlow of the anti-pipeline group PIPE UP, are not qualified to have an opposing opinion because of their lack of
engineering credentials: it is much more than an engineering concern. And anyone can look at the track record and decide for themselves if they find the level of risk acceptable. All of us have a right, perhaps a duty, to express our concerns (on any topic) when levels of risk exceed our comfort level or clash with our values. As the saying goes, speak now or forever hold your peace. Ken Summers Abbotsford
City should hold purse strings tighter Editor, the Times:
Recently Abbotsford city council decided to gift the local golf course some money to be able to continue operations. Previous to that, we went into a 10-year debt for another city’s farm hockey team and a sports and entertainment center that continuously loses money. As an average income family that cannot afford to make use of all these money los-
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ing ventures, who exactly is benefitting from our taxes? It appears to me that council is supporting the elite in our city on the backs of the middle and lower classes. Now even though the city is in debt and will not have any money for emergencies, road work etc., we are going to give away a very valuable piece of property and pay [the YMCA] to come here. If it was such a great idea, why do we have to go further into debt in order to pay them to come here. With most of the local, privately owned fitness facilities struggling to survive against government financed facilities, we are going to make it impossible to do this kind of business in Abbotsford. Tom Lester Abbotsford
A little volunteer help goes a long way Editor, the Times:
I attended the volunteer appreciation dinner at the Legacy Building at Abbotsford Exhibition Park recently and walked away feeling that for three weeks I was involved with something quite special. What was the cost of this “heightened” experience? Well, actually it didn’t cost me anything except my time, effort and willingness to be part of a group of people who were all determined to rebuild a small house severely damaged by fire. Only the frame and the some of the exterior stucco was left standing. Large portions of the house that were charred and burned had to be cut out, a new roof was needed and
the race was on to get the Connor family back home before Christmas Eve. In retrospect, my only annoyance so far has been at how little the media has focused on this astounding event. They write full page articles and get into every nasty detail when there’s a heinous crime, but when a positive thing happens in the community they produce 30-second sound bites and one paragraph summaries of the main themes involved. The villain seems to get notoriety yet the heroes are just taken for granted. Well, I was able to at least voice some of those thoughts at the dinner. I was one of the few volunteers who wasn’t from the Abbotsford police or fire department. In fact, I had been off work since October when I read about what had happened to the Connors in your newspaper. And when I saw the picture of Mr. Connor and that burned out house, it caused me to think of how I would
feel to be in my 80s and having lost everything . The key thing to all of this of course was the initial will to even get involved and seeing this through to the very end, knowing that it was a risk which could easily be plagued with unforeseen setbacks and disappointments. This of course was initiated first by Const. Paul Walker, and then after contacting Sgt. Judy Dizy and her husband, firefighter Craig Bird, they knew enough contacts in the trades industry to make this all happen. Lets be joyful. There still are people with hearts. Most people are so depressed they don’t even want to read the newspaper anymore; they are just sickened by it all. Maybe the media needs to wake up and realize that a steady diet of the explicit, sordid details of crime and the macabre is eventually going to lose the attention of those who still look for the heart and hope that resides in humanity. Egon Speneder Mission
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Feb. 5, join diversity education and resource services for Bridges of Faith: Thoughts and Practices on Birth and Death, an interfaith community dialogue, from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose. Ave., Abbotsford (Jasbir Saran Room). Come celebrate the diversity of the various faith traditions that shape our community. For more details contact: Danielle.Nazarewich@ AbbotsfordCommunityServices.com or call 604-859-7681, ext. 270.
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Feb. 5, using signs gives babies a way to “talk” with their parents. Designed for children who can hear, birth to two years, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Phone 604859-7814 ext. 224 to register for this free parent workshop.
Feb. 5, drop by for an interactive storytime with books, songs and more every Tuesday from 10:30 – 11 a.m. at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. For babies up to 24 months and parent or caregiver. Call us at 604-826-6610.
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Feb. 5, join us for an evening of peer review and support from other local writers and poets, plus fun
and challenging writing exercises at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from 7 – 8 p.m. Call 604-826-6610.
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Feb. 5, Lynda Mantler, manager of Aldergrove Insurance has gathered many useful tips to pass on to seniors regarding insurance, earthquake insurance, scooters, hearing aids, condominiums, tenants, RV and travel. She’ll also discuss financial planning and wealth management, at the Seniors Centre at ARC, 2499 McMillan Rd., Abbotsford from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5.
Feb. 6, Gwendolyn Point (wife of the Honourable Steven Point, former Lieut. Governor of B.C.) is speaking at the Business and Professional Women’s Club luncheon at Cascade Community Church, 35191 DeLair Rd., Abbotsford. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15/members and $20/guests. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Feb. 6, interested in knitting or want to start a new hobby? Drop by Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from noon to 1:30 p.m. Call 604-826-6610.
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Feb. 8, bring the whole family out to the Sweeney Neighbour-
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Visitors to the Earlybird RV Show & Sale at Tradex on Saturday checked out some of the deluxe accommodations inside many of the luxury motorhomes that were on display over the weekend. hood Centre, 33355 Bevan Ave., Abbotsford, from 5:45 – 7:45 p.m. for a night of games, crafts and socializing. The free event is open to all ages. Call 778-880-8501 for more information.
Bike skills for girls
Feb. 8, 6:30 – 9 p.m., girls and women can have fun learning new bike skills, sponsored by Cycling BC and Abbotsford BMX. Cost is $25. Come to the Abbotsford Agrifair Arena at the Exhibition Grounds.
Feb. 8, join us for stories, songs,
puppets and more at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave, from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Call 604-8266610 for more details.
Mission Farmer’s Market
Feb. 9, come to the winter Farmer’s Market in Mission for delicious, fresh grown and homemade foods, hand made artisan items, and lots of family fun in the lobby at Heritage Park Secondary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blackberry Kitchen chef Kerry Martin will be giving cooking demonstrations using local seasonal ingredients; enjoy a hot lunch of fresh pasta from The Hot-
ties: Trattoria on Wheels; storytelling at 11 a.m., craft-making and face-painting with Opening Nite Theatre.
Feb. 9, author Mohinder Kaur Doman will be reading from her book Zhindagee, an award-winning work recounting the stories of the first Indian daughters born in Canada, including the Fraser Valley. Join her and her friends as they read from 1 – 3 p.m. at the UFV, auditorium room B101, Abbotsford. – COMPILED BY STAFF
A10 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013 THE TIMES
Mayor calls out Fraser Health following harm reduction forum “They’ve actually made matters worse”
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is investigating legal options to deal with the bylaw on the basis it limits the authority’s right to provide health care services within the municipality. “If you want cooperation, you don’t start with threats,” said Banman. The mayor’s comments followed the city’s second forum Tuesday night, held as part of a review of Abbotsford’s antiharm reduction bylaw that bans measures such as needle exchange services.
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Veteran to speak at Chamber lunch Feb. 27 JEAN KONDA-WITTE Chamber Voice
e t i re d Ma s t e r C p l . Pa u l Franklin probably never envisioned himself as a role model and inspirational speaker. All that changed seven years ago. “I was a quiet, reserved guy, now I’m thrust into the limelight. It’s a strange place to be,” he said in a television interview with George Stroumboulopoulos, two years after he lost both his legs to a suicide bomber in Kandahar, Afghanistan in January 2006. The husband and father still vividly remembers the day that changed his life forever. A taxi pulled in front of their vehicle and exploded, the force of the blast so great it blew their light-armoured jeep into the air and about 20 metres across the road. Others in their four-vehicle convoy were killed, including Canadian diplomat Glyn Berry, and many soldiers, including Franklin were seriously wounded. The blast severed his left leg, and his head and hands were on fire, but Franklin (who suffered third-degree burns) was still conscious and able to instruct another soldier to apply a tourniquet to his leg, which probably saved his life. In the months that followed back in Canada, Franklin endured 20 surgeries before doctors finally made the tough decision to amputate his right leg above the knee. Following that came years of rehabilitation, when he learned, not only how to walk on two prosthetic legs, but also his true calling in life. Franklin found his focus and became a tireless advocate and an inspiration for other wounded soldiers. While he said he still relives that moment when the suicide bomber almost took his life, that was the point where his life transitioned. He
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Retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin will be the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Feb. 27 at the Abbotsford Banquet and Conference Centre. The soldier lost both his legs in a suicide bombing in 2006 and has become a tireless advocate for wounded Canadian soldiers and veterans. has new goals now. Franklin co-founded a charity and became the voice and advocate of wounded Canadian veterans. “My charity is the Amputee Coalition of Canada (ACC),” he told the Times Saturday from his home in Edmonton. “And what we do is take the experience of soldiers and health care workers and change the system for all, including civilians. Together the team can change everything.” Franklin didn’t go into the specifics of the ACC – saving those details for when he addresses the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Feb. 27.
He tours the country speaking on behalf of veterans and the struggles they face and those he continues to face. “Each day is tough physically and mentally, but through just everyday life, I find satisfaction and hope,” said Franklin. When asked what message he will bring to the Chamber of Commerce luncheon later this month, he simply replied: “That a single person can sometimes change the world.” The Chamber lunch is Feb. 27 at 11:30 a.m. at the Abbotsford Banquet and Conference Centre, 33738 Laurel St., Abbotsford.
■ Paul Franklin is also the cofounder of the Heroes Hockey Challenge (HHC), developed to raise funds to support wounded veterans and their families. On April 6-7 Abbotsford will host its first HHC, with members of the armed forces facing off against former NHL players at the AESC. Last year HHCs were held in Calgary and Vancouver, and to date more than $85,000 has been raised for military charities. The gala dinner will be held April 6 at Phoenix Lounge, 33780 King Rd., Abbotsford with two guest speakers: distinguished soldier Lieut.-Col. Christopher Henderson, recipient
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hen considering whether to join the local Chamber of Commerce, business owners ask, “How will my company benefit?” For a recent article in the Globe and Mail, reporter David Israelson spoke to a number of business experts and came to this conclusion; “In most cases, it’s good to be a joiner.” This is what he learned. Peter Constantinou, a Toronto accountant who has worked with many small- and medium-sized businesses says, “Joining can help you grow. Being a member lets you source valuable information and learn about industry trends.” The article goes on to say, “Mr. Constantinou’s view, shared by many business owners and advisers, is that, while there is a cost to membership, it’s a net benefit for small business owners and operators to belong to a business organization such as a board of trade or, almost identical, a chamber of commerce.” It can benefit your business’s social network and provide a sophisticated, professional inroad into the political structure of your community. Belonging . . . can offer direct, tangible economic benefits, too.” Membership fees are tax-deductible and the benefits to your business can be immediate.
These benefits include discount programs exclusive to chamber members such as: preferred rates for processing credit and debit card transactions; discounts on auto fuel, office supplies, human resources and payroll services, plus access to group health and dental packages at affordable rates to businesses as small as one person. The Abbotsford Chamber hosts two or three networking events each month, ranging from breakfast and lunch meetings featuring excellent speakers, after-work networking meetings, a golf tournament, awards banquet and business-to-business trade shows. These events offer owners of small businesses the opportunity to meet leaders of larger businesses who are also members. Israelson’s article quotes Montreal-based public relations consultant Deanna Drendel saying, “Networking is critical . . . at some point, we all need a pool of contacts . . . you get access to an enormous group of peers, whom you can do business with and learn from. It can help you grow your business, make better decisions, build your team – or just have your voice heard.” ■ To learn more, call Meredith at the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, 604859-9651 ext. 350.
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n Feb. 27, SFE Global is sponsoring the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce luncheon in support of the Heroes Hockey Challenge, with special guest, retired Master Cpl. Paul Franklin (see story on previous page). Franklin was Canada’s first double abovethe-knee amputee after his vehicle w a s blown u p by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan in 2006. Later Franklin was voted as one of Canada’s 10 most inspirational speakers by People magazine. SFE Global is a water and wastewater field service company with offices in Canada,
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e are approximately three months out from our next provincial election. As I thought about what to write this month I considered the new provincial political dynamic. We have at least two independents declared, as I write this, and an NDP party doing very well in the polls in most parts of the province. It is possible that Abbotsford’s three ridings could be represented by two different parties and/or an independent. Certainly all three ridings will be hotly contested and the results are truly anybody’s guess right now. This led to the following question: What are our members looking for in their potential representatives to Victoria? I’ve come back to a theme that we’ve been talking about for over a year now. We want leadership in keeping our businesses competitive, regarding taxes, skills training,
and trade barriers. We want a regulatory framework that builds security and credibility with our customers, but at the same time lets us go about our business with as much flexibility and ability to innovate as responsibly possible. And most of all, we want an economic environment that facilitates and fosters opportunity. That’s why our key institutional infrastructure (YXX, UFV, ARH, etc) is such a catalyst to our future growth as a community. Of course, we also want integrity and servant leadership in our elected folks. We want egos kept in check so we can get things done. Call me naïve, but isn’t it possible to let results speak for themselves as opposed to positioning over who gets the credit? We want bi-partisan cooperation, with the focus on serving us, the constituents, not the other way around. Is that too much to ask?
So to all of the candidates seeking to represent and lead this community forward for the next four years, consider the fact that the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce has approximately 750 members, whose owners and employees represent thousands of votes on May 14. Consider the fact that collectively these voters work, live, send their kids to schools, walk through the parks and rely on post-secondary and health care services right here in Abbotsford. In other words, we are not just the “business vote”. We are the voters who pay the bulk of the taxes, the quiet ones, generally, who pull our share (or more) of the weight. We want to know you will respect our hard earned tax dollars and be willing to be held accountable with how you manage them. When we ask questions we want answers – not spin. We can handle the truth. We are
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prepared to forgive your mistakes, but will not tolerate being lied to or being bullied into compliance, once you’ve gained our trust and been elected. Listen to our concerns with respect and offer practical solutions with sincerity, and you might just get the privilege of representing us in Victoria for at least the next four years. The point is we want to work with you to make Abbotsford an even better place to live and raise our families.
Chamber can help you prepare for the PST
recent survey by the BC Chamber of Commerce has revealed some startling statistics regarding the transition back to the PST on April 1, 2013: ■ 63 per cent of businesses do not feel prepared for the transition back to PST. ■ 62 per cent were not aware of the changes that will be made to the PST. ■ 73 per cent did not feel they’d received adequate information. “There are many PST resources now available that B.C. businesses need to avail themselves of and be made aware of,” said John Winter, President and CEO of the BC Chamber of Commerce. “There is a tremendous opportunity for Chambers of Commerce to work
cooperatively with the provincial government to make sure this knowledge gap is filled. Together we can ensure that the coming transition is a smooth one.” In total, 970 businesses across British Columbia took part in the PST business survey. Through the depth and breadth of the Chamber of Commerce Network in B.C., the BC Chamber was able to reach businesses of all sizes, sectors and regions of the province. Registration for PST started on Jan. 2, 2013, and the provincial government has announced a number of new PST information resources for B.C. businesses.
Government PST information services
There will be three ways businesses can have their PST ques-
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Rules for the Re-Implementation of the Provincial Sales Tax, has also been issued. The transition rules describe how and when PST applies to transactions that straddle April 1, 2013 (the date we go back to the PST), and coincide with the federal transitional rules.
tions answered: ■ One-on-one consultations with a ministry tax specialist ■ Calling with questions tollfree to 1-877-388-4440 ■ E-mailing questions to CTBTaxQuestions@gov.bc.ca.
A new provincial sales tax notice, General Transitional
For more information please refer to the new PST information site: www.PSTinBC.ca. Your Abbotsford Chamber can help. In order to ensure a smooth transition for the business community, there is a comprehensive outreach program which includes PST information seminars to explain business’ obligations and entitlements. The Abbotsford Chamber will be hosting a Return to PST Informa-
tion Seminar on March 8, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the ABC Country Restaurant at 32080 Marshall Road, Abbotsford. Although the PST regulations will not be available until late fall, the seminars provide taxpayers with information regarding the PST legislation, which is currently available, as well as information regarding currently published bulletins and notices. The cost for the seminar is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. A continental breakfast is included. You can register at the Abbotsford Chamber website www.abbotsfordchamber.com or by calling the Chamber office at 604-859-9651. We are YOUR Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce.
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The NEW Duke of Dublin welcomes the OLD Chamber of Commerce Date:
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An intro to governance JENNIFER HALYK Business Families Centre
n a business family enterprise, the family, the owners and the members of the operational business could potentially benefit from governance in different ways. Overall, governance structures are intended to provide each member of each group with an opportunity to express their voice, and subsequently increase communication between all members. While governance does not guarantee each member a formal vote in the affairs of the business, they create a mechanism in which everyone is able to participate in some way. It is intended to create more inclusivity within each group of the family business system, to select or elect representatives or spokespeople for each group, to facilitate the process of decision-making, and to create paths toward long-term success. Governance is intended to create avenues to increase trust and respect between its members, to help plan strategically for the future, and to ensure the long-term success of an organization. Successful and effective governance can have a huge impact on the long-term identity, direction, motives and commitment of the family members, owners and business
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representatives in the family business system. Without governance, a family business system can be fraught with problems, including concentrated decision-making to the exclusion of relevant parties, miscommunication or lack of communication between members, a risk of being overrun by emotion or problematic family dynamics, and a host of other problems that could result in failure of the operating business and/or the entire family enterprise. “Good governance creates the structure and discipline to ensure the right people are given the right information to make the right decision,” says Ruth Steverlynck, principal of RES Consulting Group Inc. “Without governance there is a risk that confusion reins, creating the potential for conflicts, misunderstandings and ultimately poor decision-making. As a family enterprise moves from a unilateral decision making system (the owner-founder) to a more complex decision making body (siblings and/or cousins), a proper structure supported by good process, such as good governance, becomes increasingly important.” ■ Read the full White Paper at http:// www.sauder.ubc.ca/Programs/Business_ Families_Centre/Resources/White_Paper_ Series.
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Family forced to endure gruesome details of teen’s death TRIAL, from page A1 younger sister said would finally allow the family to “move on.” But on Wednesday, B.C. Court of Appeal Justice Elizabeth Bennett said the judge in Moir’s trial erred when he gave the jury instructions. The trial wrapped up a few days after the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics when a jury found Moir guilty of first-degree murder, a charge that comes with an automatic 25-year life sentence. West’s trial began last year and ended two weeks ago with another guilty verdict. “Here we go again,” said Chelsey’s mother Lisa Acorn, in reference to news of Moir’s successful appeal. “Sorry to inform you all but we are going to be going through another trial. Dustin Moir has received another chance to walk the streets among us,” she said in a message to Facebook
friends and supporters. Acorn added she felt Chelsey had already received justice. “No question he is guilty and will pay the consequences of his actions one way or another.” Moir and his father were tried separately for the murder, which took place along the Coquihalla River in late 2005. Acorn was 14 years old when she ran away from her Abbotsford foster home. Her body was found in April 2006 by hikers along the river just north of Hope. She had been strangled and buried naked in a shallow grave. Her head had been crushed by a large rock. At both West and Moir’s trials, Crown set out to prove that father and son planned and participated in Acorn’s murder. The prosecution’s case was largely based on incriminating statements made during a “Mr. Big” undercover operation and after their arrest. Each man testified in his own defence at
As many questions as answers after two needle meetings Sherr y Mumford, FHA director of mental health Fraser Health has repeat- and substance use, noted edly requested Abbotsford Abbotsford residents have revise the bylaw to allow access to the Riverstone inneedle exchange services home, mobile detox service, in the city, which it believes or they can go to the Creekhas high rates of new hepa- side withdrawal centre in titis C infections due to drug Surrey. Riverstone, which can users re-using dirty needles either treat people at home or crack pipes. or in some Four Frabeds allots e r He a l t h experts, who “We need to do what we ted at Kingaven or outlined a can to make things safer hPeardonville proposed House Socineedle dis- for people until they are e t y, s e r v e d tribution 621 patients plan and the ready to quit [drugs].” detox servicin 2012. That was a es available in the region, – Marcus Lem FHE greater number than were made up the treated at panel at the Chilliwack’s static treatment forum. Ma rc u s L e m , m e d i c a l centre before it was closed, health officer for Fraser said Mumford. How e v e r, Wa r m Z o n e Health East, pointed out that needle exchange as a employees who work with harm reduction measure to at-risk women noted Fraser prevent the transmission of Health didn’t pay for transblood borne diseases such as porting clients to Creekside Hep C and HIV is widely rec- and the centre was “left holding the bill.” ognized around the world. So m e d r u g u s e r s a l s o “We need to do what we can to make things safer for stressed that you had to have people until they are ready a “home” to access Riverside services and questioned why to quit [drugs],” said Lem. T h e re i s n o e v i d e n c e there wasn’t a detox centre needle exchange services at the Abbotsford Regional encourage people to use Hospital (ARH). Riverstone detox service drugs or prevents people f ro m q u i t t i n g t h e m , h e does not have a wait list but Creekside centre can have a stressed. John Sutherland, chair of lineup for treatment ranging the city’s Social Develop- from two days to two weeks, ment Advisory Committee said Mumford. Banman also questioned (ASDAC), told the panel that it was recommending coun- why Fraser Health, which has the right to establish cil repeal the bylaw. “ We are ver y much in needle exchange services favour of what you are pro- immediately without the city’s cooperation, did not posing,” said Sutherland. However, Sutherland also set up needle exchange serbroached the issue of detox vices at ARH. “If they feel the bylaw is services in the community as a primary pillar of harm so outrageous, they could reduction and questioned be doing needle exchange whether such services were at the hospital if they chose sufficient in Abbotsford. to.” HARM, from page A10
their separate trials, and each blamed the other for the actual murder. They both admitted to helping to bury her body along the rocky riverbank. In a ruling posted online Wednesday, Bennett said a judge must provide instructions to a jury when a witness makes a statement in court that’s inconsistent with a statement he or she has made previously. Those instructions were not given at Moir’s trial. “In my view, there is merit to the appeal,” said Bennett. “I would allow the appeal, set aside the conviction and direct a new trial.” It is not clear when Moir’s new trial will begin. “The Crown’s going to be carefully reviewing the decision before we make any determination as to what the next step will be in the case,” said Neil MacKenzie, a spokesman for the Criminal Justice Branch. — WITH FILES BY THE CANADIAN PRESS
The body of 14-year-old runaway Chelsey Acorn (above) was found in a shallow grave near Hope in 2009. A long-haul trucker Jesse West and his son Dustin Moir were convicted of first-degree murder. Moir has been granted a new trial.
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Most people hurt in a car accident who suffer soft tissue injuries – often known as “whiplash” – get better within a few months. But about 10% never recover. They go on to develop chronic pain and other complaints that continue indeﬁnitely. The big question is ﬁguring out how much compensation a person in this position should receive. That can be a tough call. Mrs. Joyce S. is a good example. She was hit from the side by a driver who went through a red light at a downtown Vancouver intersection. She suffered a variety of aches and pains, including pain in her jaw, neck, lower back and buttocks, plus shaking and numbness – complaints that normally would be expected to go away within a few months. Unfortunately, they didn’t. She became depressed and anxious, and for a short time, she was addicted to medication. She also became forgetful and found it hard to concentrate and multi-task. Her problems signiﬁcantly affected her ability to work as an employment counselor (she ended up quitting) and to enjoy life as before. Liability wasn’t an issue here – the driver who went through the red light was clearly at fault. But as the judge said in her recent court case, Mrs. S and ICBC were “at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of what injuries were caused by the accident and what compensation is legally justiﬁed.” ICBC offered to settle for less than $200,000. Mrs. S claimed more than a million dollars. The judge ended up awarding $811,000 – a fairly high award by Canadian standards. Of this, $570,000 was for her loss of future earning capacity. The judge concluded that Mrs. S was one of the 10% of people who don’t recover from soft tissue injuries, adding that she “will likely suffer chronic pain indeﬁnitely and she will continue to
experience cognitive and functional difﬁculties that will affect her life generally and her ability to work at a job of her choosing.” What helped Mrs. S with her claim was the evidence presented in her favour. ICBC had argued that much of her coping difﬁculties after the accident were caused by family stress, not the accident. They claimed her previous history showed she had trouble coping with stress, and they questioned if she would have been able to cope with full-time permanent employment even if she hadn’t been injured.
But the judge said there was “overwhelming evidence that she excelled at her job before the accident.” Two of her bosses described her abilities in glowing terms. A long-time customer also testiﬁed and spoke very highly of her abilities. The judge reckoned that if the accident hadn’t happened, Mrs. S would have done well at her job, continuing to work full-time and advancing to a managerial position. Many credible doctors – a medical pain specialist, psychologists specializing in pain and neuropsychology, a psychiatrist and a physical medicine specialist – also testiﬁed on her behalf. The judge accepted their evidence that Mrs. S suffered chronic pain caused by the accident plus cognitive and psychological difﬁculties that were related to the pain (not family stress). The bad news is that even something as minor as soft tissue injuries can sometimes have signiﬁcant lasting effects. But perhaps it’s some consolation knowing that ﬁnancial and other losses may be compensated in appropriate cases. Written by Janice Mucalov, LL.B with contribution by STANLEY COPE. This column provides information only and must not be relied on for legal advice. Please contact STANLEY COPE for legal advice concerning your particular case. Lawyer Janice Mucalov writes about legal affairs. “You and the Law” is a registered trademark. Copyright by Janice Mucalov.
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Titans clash on the court
UFV battles VIU to a weekend split of intense volleyball JEAN KONDA-WITTE JKonda-Witte@abbotsfordtimes.com
asing the sting of their Friday night defeat to the VIU Mariners, the University of the Fraser Valley women’s volleyball squad came back with a vengeance to beat the Mariners 3-2 Saturday in a battle for league dominance. The win keeps the Cascades nationally ranked No. 1 and improves their PACWEST conference record to 18-2 while VIU drops to 17-3, one game behind with four matches remaining in regular season. “I am very happy for the team. We played well and showed that we have a balanced lineup,” said UFV head coach Dennis Bokenfohr. “Our flexibility with the team is great; we can count on anyone on the roster to contribute to our success.” The set scores Saturday were 2523, 25-15, 16-25, 19-25 and 15-11. The Cascades came out strong Saturday afternoon, shaking off their 3-1 loss to VIU the night before and quickly establishing that this afternoon would be different. The Cascades were led by fifth year veteran All-Canadian Kayla Bruce, and fifth year captain Brittany Stewart, whose leadership helped UFV start off by winning the first five points of the opening set. The Cascades would not let VIU settle
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UFV’s Kayla Bruce, above, slams the ball into the VIU Mariners Friday. Right, Cascades Kierra Noot and Krista Hogewoning let a ball slip by in fourth set.
into the match, winning every battle under the net and stealing several points with brilliant shots by Jenna Evans and Bruce. UFV continued to dominate in the second set, winning the battle by the net. VIU continued to struggle in the set with several bad serves giving UFV four straight points midway through the set that broke the score wide open as UFV would win set two 25-15. In the third and fourth sets the
Mariners came alive and showed why they are ranked second in the CCAA nationally. Their composure came back and they played close to flawless volleyball for the middle two sets. While the Cascades continued to play strong around the net, the Mariners would go onto win the third set 25-16 and the fourth, 25-19. With their back to the wall, the Cascades battled hard, keeping the score tied at eight halfway through the fifth and deciding set.
UFV’s Kira Tome was a serving machine as she recorded five straight Cascades points to blow open the fifth set and send VIU home with a 15-11 loss in the deciding frame. “It is a great feeling to defend our No. 1 ranking in the CCAA polls,” said Bokenfohr. UFV has four PACWEST regular season matches remaining, three at home against College of the Rockies Avalanche and CBC Bearcats and one on the road at Columbia Place in Abbotsford.
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The University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball team raised close to $3,400 at their inaugural ‘Shoot for the Cure’ breast cancer awareness fundraiser and silent auction recently at Finnegan’s Pub. “It was a special evening to kick off the Cascades’ contribution to the ‘Shoot for the Cure’ fundraising drive,” said head coach Al Tuchscherer. “Alexa McCarthy and the team really stepped up their efforts and created a fantastic evening of food, fun and raising money for this outstanding cause. “The team is proud to be part of such an important event that stretches right across the country and has been able to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years. It turned into a great event for our university and community and we look forward to building on the success of this event in the future,” add Tuchscherer. Proceeds from the event will go to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) Yukon/BC chapter.
Two teams from ACE Allstar Cheer and Dance in Abbotsford traveled to Bellevue, Wash. to compete in an international cheerleading competition at the Meydenbauer Center on Jan. 25-27. The Senior Level 2 team placed sixth out of 10 teams and the Senior Level 3 team took fifth place out of 11. “Especially significant is that our Senior 3 team was the smallest team on the floor with only nine athletes, yet they wowed the judges only missing third place by a point,” said coach Angela LaPlante. ACE Allstar Cheer has moved from their training location at Fraser Middle School to 1653 Salton Rd. in Abbotsford. For more information on the club e-mail email@example.com.
Kaitlyn McDonald of G.W. Graham Secondary in Chilliwack has committed to the UFV women’s basketball program. McDonald is a decorated B.C. high school player, a four year letter winner, and a top academic student the past five years. “We are thrilled to bring a player of this calibre into our program,” said head coach Al Tuchscherer. “Kaitlyn is arguably the best shooter in the province. The thing that stands out more than anything is her work ethic and love of the game.” – STAFF REPORTER
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he Abbotsford Heat were shut out 1-0 by the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings) Saturday after beating the Lake Erie Monsters (Colorado Avalanche) 4-1 the night before in Cleveland, Ohio. The Heat fell behind late in the first period, and couldn’t equalize the game despite outshooting the Griffins 2610 in the final 40 minutes. Danny Taylor started for the third straight game for the Heat and made 22 saves on 23 shots, also denying Chad Billins on a penalty shot in the first period. The Heat were outshot 12-6 in the first period but finished the game with a 32-23 edge in shots. On Fr iday against the Monsters, Ben Street, Max Reinhart and Brady Lamb each had a multipoint night for the Heat. Taylor made 23 saves in net to help the Heat move a point ahead of the Monsters for top spot in the North Division. The Heat took a 1-0 lead just 4:37 into the game with a five-on-three power play goal from Street assisted by Reinhart and Brett Carson. The Heat extended their lead to 2-0 in the second period on Tyler Ruegsegger’s fifth goal of the season. Lamb and Street drew assists on the even strength goal before Paul Byron made it 3-0 for the Heat with his sixth goal of the season in the third. Reinhart and Lamb earned assists giving Lamb his first multi-point game as a professional. The Heat are back home for a back-to-back series against the Rochester Americans (Buffalo Sabres affiliate) today and Wednesday. Tuesday (today) is the annual ‘School Day Game,’ where more than 5,000 students will be in attendance for a 10:30 a.m. puck drop. Tickets are $10 for any seat in the building for Tuesday’s game. The Heat will also meet the Lake Erie Monsters on Saturday and Sunday at the AESC.
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6020-02 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
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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
Selling Your Home?
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $520,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
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
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
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
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
7683 210A st NEW 3550sf 6br 6ba w/2br legal basement suite HST incl $669,900 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5636
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
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
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
5 ACRE DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY IN MAPLE RIDGE potential 43 units. $1,250,000. Vendor can finance. 2 houses, $2400/mo. Also 2.5 acres for $775,000. Call 604-760-3792
DUPLEX ON 5 acre blueberry farm, on city water, sewer at propty line $999K 604-880-5069 see uSELLaHOME.com id5643
OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $400K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $565K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $999,000. 604 838-8692
Houses - Sale
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
Find the Key to your New Home
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
• BUY • SELL • RENT
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
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
Houses - Sale
Reduce Reuse Recycle The classiﬁeds can help! 604.795.4417 604.850.9600
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.
6020-18 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
Houses - Sale
Houses - Sale
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CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
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
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
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
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
ACROSS 1. Jam into 5. Egypt’s capital 10. Disﬁgure 13. Biblical Hamath 14. Vipera berus 15. The three wise men 16. “The foaming cleanser” 17. Earthquake 18. Breezed through 19. South Paciﬁc island 21. Legal possessors 23. List of dishes served 25. Jai __ DOWN 1. Chew the fat 2. A prince in India 3. A Far East wet nurse 4. Axiom 5. The frame around a door 6. Fruit drink 7. Ugandan Pres. Amin 8. Real Estate Services 9. Brass that looks like gold 10. Nutmeg seed covering spice 11. River in Austria 12. Eliminates 15. Canadian province 20. Green, Earl Grey and iced 22. Four ball advancement
26. Superhigh frequency 29. Farm fanbatic 34. Double agents 36. No (Scottish) 37. Peninsula off Manchuria 38. As fast as can be done 39. Apulian city 70121 40. Talk show host Philbin 42. USA’s favorite uncle 45. More coherent 46. PBS drama series 49. Retirement plan 50. Be obedient to
51. French river 53. __ fatale, seductive woman 56. Made a surprise attack 60. Winglike structures 61. Belittle oneself 65. Department of Troyes France 66. Mains 67. Shoe ties 68. A carefree adventure 69. Mariner or sailor 70. Modern chair designer 71. ____ Gin Fizz cocktail
24. Vaselike receptacle 25. Highest card 26. Unction 27. 1st of the books of the Minor Prophets 28. Symbols of allegiance 30. Farm state 31. A citizen of Iran 32. More dried-up 33. Alt. spelling for tayra 35. Perfect examples 41. One point E of SE 42. Secretly watch 43. Three toed sloth 44. __ student, learns healing
45. Liquid body substances 47. Act of selling again 48. Stroke 52. Selector switches 53. Speed, not slow 54. City founded by Xenophanes 55. Picasso’s mistress Dora 57. Having two units or parts 58. 2nd largest Spanish river 59. Delta Kappa Epsilon nickname 62. The cry made by sheep 63. Air Chief Marshall 64. Perceive with the eyes
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A22 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013 THE TIMES
REAL ESTATE 6030
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Lots & Acreage
Out Of Town Property
Lots & Acreage
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. 604-798-1258 email@example.com
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
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
place ads online @
CENTRAL ABBOT, 1 BR condo, 3rd flr, reno’d inste wd, cat ok, avail Now, $800 incls heat/hw, prkg, 604-418-3162
Eider – 1bdrm bsmt- driveway parking - $600/mo incl heat/ hydro/cable Bailey – newer home – large 3 bdrm 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 2 bdrm+den bsmt suite on appx ¼ acre - HATZIC BENCH f/s/dw/wa/dr - $1000/mo+utils. McRae – 3 bdrm upper suite- large deck- great central location - $1050/ mo+shared utils 6th Ave – Nice 3 bdrm upper ﬂoor in reno'd 4-plex - f/s - shared w/d - carport - $1050/mo incl utils
Johnson – 800 sq ft mobile home - 2 bdrm - shared lrg acreage lot - some recent updates. $800/mo Lougheed Hwy – desirable HATZIC area - 2 bdrm rancher – recent complete reno - appx 1000 sq ft – unﬁn low bsmnt for storage – shed – 3.5 acres mostly bramble - $1000/mo Holiday – Great family home - 3 bdrm+den -Covered sun deck - fenced yard $1400/mo+utils McKamey – beautiful surroundings - 3 bdrm+den home 2640sq.ft. - $1800/ mo+utils Grove – SHORT TERM ONLY March 1st to June 30th - Beautiful 2 storey log home with 3.5 acreage - 3 bdrm+den -greenhouse+shed- $2200/mo+utils Eagle – 2 storey home - water front property with acreage - 3 bdrm+den -32x40 Barn - $2200/mo+utils
1A Ave – clean 1 bdrm-convenient to everything - no laundry - n/s-n/p $600/mo
BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL 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 ABBOTSFORD
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
FRASER VALLEY HOME TEAM
CWK 1BD Garrison Crossing, south face lrg deck, w/d 1 yr lease, 1 ug prkg, $800, avail Mar 1, Mike 604-551-2631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW Special - 1/2 month FREE + $200 Gift Card Large clean newly reno’d 1, 2 & 3 BR stes, heat, hot water included. Pet Friendly. Walk Score = 75 Call 604-530-0030 www.cycloneholdings.ca
Duplexes - Rent
ABBY 2 br 32052 GF Way, reno’d, 2 bath, 2levels, w/d, 2 prkg, $950, March 1 778-552-1808 or 604-807-3294
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 email@example.com
Houses - Rent
Houses - Rent
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
1 BDRM clean, bsmnt suite close to school & fitness center, ns/np $550 inc lndry 604-615-3716
CLOVERDALE 192/72. New 1 BR $750 incls util, own W/D, N/S, small pet negot. 604-574-2141 MISSION 1 BR + den, completely reno’d, wlk to amens, w/d, ns/np, ref’s, $710, Now, 604-853-4273
Townhouses – Rent
MISSION, 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, rent geared to income, n/p, avail Now, 604 820-1715
4 BR + den, 3 bath, Abbts. Fairfield area, wd, dw, fenced yard, ns, np, Mar 1. 604-825-6785 AVAIL NOW OR MAR 1, 4 BR house, 2633 James St., Abbotsford. $1200/mo. No utils, No Pets. Can be used as legal office space as well. 604-583-6844, 604 809-7796
Townhouses - Rent We have 2 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly” $
NEWLY RENOVATED 990 per month + utilities
3 BR + 1½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft and a fenced back yard
REBUILD YOUR CREDIT! No Credit? Divorced? Bankrupt?
Actual In House Financing Guaranteed Approvals Province-Wide Delivery Available
GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
Real Estate Investment
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
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
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of C a r e t a k e r, ma i n t $ 7 7 5 / y r , reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764 Mayne Island Recreational 1/3 acre lot, community water, 1blk to Beach, $89,500, 778-245-0965
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 OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424 HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
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
HOME SERVICES 8055
LINDA’S CLEANING service provides quality work for an affordable price. 604-852-0104
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
8155 Call 604-850-9600 to place your ad
Rates LOWER than the Subprime Banks!
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
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
NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
Out Of Town Property
NEW HOME w/river view in Ruskin. Fam/pet ok. $89,900 w/ $505 pad rent. Chuck 604-830-1960
HUGE DISCOUNTS QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES 1-800-339-5133 New and Used Homes Park spaces available Service work available
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
*some conditions apply
Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
One low price includes: one newspaper ad in 3 markets + one online ad on 12 websites until sold*.
CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612
Jeds Landscaping, Yard Maint, Snow Plowing, Res/Comm, 20+ yrs Exp. 604-992-1127
Lawn & Garden
Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured
• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping
PLUMBER & GAS FITTER
WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack, BC Move-In Incentive!
Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family-Oriented!
BOOK A JOB AT
Collectibles & Classics
1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-702-1997
1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520
1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,500. 604-591-8566
1977 OLDS Cutlass, Rare Collector plates, 350, T-Roofs, 1 owner, newer paint. 93,000mi. $11,900 obo. 604-530-2855
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
Hot • Renos or New Jobs • Boilers Water • Drain Camera Inspection Tanks • Water Jetting Flushing from $795
• Power Snake Auger 24 HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE
Insured - Licensed - Bonded
1988 FORD Bronco XLT, 5L, 5 spd, 1 owner w/serv records, no rust. $8900 obo. 604-530-2855
FAMILY MAN w/truck for yard & home clean ups, light moves, odd jobs & scrap rem. 604-820-2383.
HOT SPOT FOR SALE
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
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
• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs
For more info call Ingrid 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
24 Hour Hotline
For information call
Accelerate your car buying
1977 DODGE Daytona Charger, 2 door, auto, V8, 2 tone blue, 1 owner, $7,500. 604 576-0836
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
9130 1981 CHEV Monte Carlo org., collector plates. 300,000 miles $3995, excl cond 604-792-8386
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1995 F350 crew cab 242,000k’s, gas, runs good, warn winch & bumper $5000. Ph 604-858-2555
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2007 DODGE Ram 2500, $28,895, Crew Cab, 4x4, Cummins Diesel, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421
E-SCOOTERS NEW & USED Have collection of E-Scooters. All performance mods & Lithium available. Christmas Specials! $800 - $1600. 604 615-6245.
1998 CHEVY Malibu, auto, $1400 spent on new tires, brakes, tune up, Mint, $3000. 604-541-0018
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
Scrap Car Removal
Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?
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
2006 CHEVY malibu 4 dr like new, silver, 80700km, fully Loaded, auto, radio, 4cyl, alarm, $7500 604-853-3454 2007 FORD TAURUS SEL, 54,000 kms, non smoker, garage kept, $8900. 604-538-0061
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling
2006 VW JETTA 2.0T 73k, original owner, hid headlights, auto, $14,900. 604-307-9159
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
1988 CLASS A Triple 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
2008 FORD Ranger FX4, $16,995, 64Kkm, 4x4, Super Dave’s Hyundai, 1-877-858-1421 2008 GMC 4X4 Grey, auto, 93k kms, new liner, newer tires, air cared. $10,000. 1-604-854-0549
2008 HONDA Civic std silver, orig own, no acci, 86K, new tires, exc cond. $9700obo. 778-866-7139
2002 JEEP Liberty 4X4 5 dr auto loaded lady owned hwy 200K cln runs good $4500. 604 535 5997
for most complete vehicles
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2004 FORD F350 Super Duty, $17895, Crew Cab, 4x4, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
2000 HONDA Prelude, 2 dr, $5000, auto, runs well, 124,000 km, 604-614-8402
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
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
1992 SIDEWINDER Ford, seats 7, back seat bed, new brakes/ exhaust/tires/a/cared, all power $3,450obo. 604-996-5565 LOT & TRAILER, closed in balcony, Located in Paradise Lakes Country Club, Washington, 20 mins from US/Sumas border, $25,000 obo. 604-531-7086
2008 VW GOLF CITY. 5 spd manual, silver, 84k, options, $7000 Firm. 604-538-9257
1993 MERCEDES St Wgn, 7 seats, 160,000km, import, no accidents. $3995, 604-531-8894
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca
2008 MAZDA 3 GX Sport, $10,995, auto, Power Group, a/c Super Dave’s Maple Ridge Hyundai 1877-858-1421
Sports & Imports
Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2 604-792-1221
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
1990 CORVETTE Black on black, Auto, 5.7 L, 118,000kms. Exc cond. $8,000. 604-574-3141
HIGHEST PRICES PAID
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $10,000 604-796-2866
2011 TRIPLE-E, Class B, M/H, 6yr wrty, low km’s, loaded, mint, $95,000 obo, 604-855-6108 2012 FORD F150 Ecoboost, $31,888Crew Cab, 4x4, Low kms, Super Dave’s 1-877-858-1421
2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $21,500 obo, 604-855-6108
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
Have it recycled properly 2004 CHEV OPTRA 5, new brakes/tires, 151K, $4500 obo, 604-819-3485, no Sun calls pls
1977 DODGE camper van. Good condition. Stove/fridge/furnace. $2,800 obo. 604-599-3835
2007 FORD Ranger XLT stnd, 4x4 5300 km’s, a/c, towing pkg $11,500. Ph 604-702-0449
2001 ISUZU Rodeo, black, 4 dr, sr, loaded, 4x4, auto, 178,000 km, A1 cond. $3900. 604-790-9485
2003 LINCOLN Town Car, 63,000 org miles, garage kept, immac, $8,800. 604-534-0242
2005 HONDA Civic SE Coupe $7895, A/C, Power Group. Super Dave’s Hyundai 1877-858-1421
2007 GMC P/U, Sierra 1500, 2 wheel dr, auto, v6, reg cab short box, 93k, $7000. 604-538-4883
2002 DODGE Dakota V8 4x4 with canopy, 184,000 kms $6500. Call Jeff at 604-795-3513
24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
9522 2007 FORD F150 XLT $17595, 4x4, SuperCab. Super Dave’s Hyundai 1-877-858-1421
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
2004 HONDA Civic SE Coupe $5995, Local, 5 Spd Manual. Super Dave’s Maple Ridge Hyundai 1877-858-1421
Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
1998 CADILLAC Deville D’Elegance, fully loaded, leather, 124,000 kms, garage kept, 12 CD player, exc cond $7400. 604-703-2204
Sports & Imports
1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371
1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $6300. Call 604-518-3166
1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau like new loaded. Consider trade $6000. 604-534-2997
2009 HYUNDAI Sonata GL, $9995, BC Car, Cert Wrty, Super Dave’s Hyundai 1877-858-1421
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper. Electric jacks & more. Excellent cond. $6300. Call 604-576-6598
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 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)
1997 POLARIS RMK 700cc, $1700 firm. excellent shape. Call Al 604-787-6808 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
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2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.
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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
2001 DODGE Cargo Van, 113,000km, exc shape, no accid, $6500 obo, 604-853-1158 2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
Sell Your Car. $49 includes: one newspaper ad (in 3 markets) + 1 online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Was $7800 now reduced to $5900 . 604-541-0018
2004 PONTIAC Montana, auto, 7 passager, grey, no accidents, 159Kms, $3,900. 778 278-5188
*some conditions apply
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
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