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Justice delayed, justice denied?
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Chilliwack man found guilty of drinking and driving will escape punishment for his crime after a judge threw out the case because it took too long to conclude. Wilfred Friesen was found guilty last June of impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol level greater than .08. But in a decision given in late January and since released online,
Backlog of cases in Chilliwack courthouse sees man convicted of drunk driving get off scot-free
Judge Wendy Young ruled that “the overall length of trial delay . . . justifies an inquiry into its reasonableness.” She wrote the delay, “when looked at in total . . . leads me to conclude that the accused is entitled to a judicial stay of proceedings.” Friesen was first charged more than four years ago, on Nov. 16,
2007. His trial began a year later, on Nov. 18, 2008. But it was soon delayed for nearly six months as lawyers worked through the ramifications of new legislation passed by Parliament in July of 2008. In May of 2009, the trial was further delayed as lawyers waited for a decision in a similar case which could have impacted Friesen’s trial.
In October of 2009, the defence told the court that “delay would now become an issue,” as the case was again adjourned. A month later, the trial was scheduled to resume in May of 2010. As that date approached, defence lawyer Philip Riddell told the court that “the matter was becoming stressful for the accused.” In the
meantime, Riddell continued to seek disclosure of relevant information from Crown and defence. On Nov. 15, 2010, nearly three years after Fr iesen was first charged, the Crown closed its case. On April 12, the defence rested its case. Friesen was finally found guilty on July 19, 2011, after which a stay of proceedings was entered on the second count of driving with a blood alcohol level greater than .08 See COURT, Page 20
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RCMP officers removed the body of a man hit by a CN freight train just west of the Young Road railway crossing early Wednesday morning.
49-year-old Chilliwack man was killed early Wednesday morning when he was struck by a westbound train just west of the Young Road railway crossing. Mounties say they received a call at 5:24 a.m that a pedestrian had been hit. “At this point in the investigation it is not appearing to look suspicious,” said RCMP Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth. “This clearly is a tragic accident.” The name of the victim is known, but was not been released by press time as police had yet to notify next of kin. Railway crossings were closed at Young Road and Broadway Avenue as the RCMP and CN Police investigated the incident. The roads reopened around 9 a.m.
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Medicinal pot users feeling persecuted by B.C.’s mayors BY TYLER OLSEN firstname.lastname@example.org
side from its dull green colour, the substance looks like any other lotion or cream. It gives off a mild, medicinal smell with a hint of something organic. There is none of the harsh pungency of Tiger Balm, which is used for a similar purpose. The only thing remarkable about it is the fact that only 200-or-so people in Chilliwack are legally allowed to use it. That’s because the lotion is a balm in which cannabis is the main ingredient. It belongs to, and is used by, a Chilliwack man with a medical marijuana licence. We’ll call the man John. He agreed to speak to the Times on the condition that he not be identified; “I don’t want somebody to come and steal my medicine,” he said. The Canna Balm, as the Tupperware’s lid reads, is John’s preferred way to consume marijuana. Every
A Chilliwack medical marijuana uses a cannabis balm to ease the pain in his back. He says more education about medical marijuana is needed.
Canada numbers that show Chilliwack does indeed have an above-normal rate of medical marijuana use. But as the debate over medical marijuana users has raged, users of licenced cannabis have been notably absent from the ongoing conversation. John would like that to change. He says more of the 200-plus people who have licences to use marijuana should step forward and add their voice to the discussion. And yet, John won’t let himself be identified, a con-
day, he wakes up to pain in his back caused by years of manual labour. To relieve the aches, John applies the balm—consisting of cannabis, olive oil and beeswax—to the sore area and swears by its effectiveness. Users absent from conversation Mayor Sharon Gaetz has been outspoken about her belief that marijuana grown in Chilliwack homes poses a danger to the community. And last month, the Times published Health
tradiction that he acknowledges and regrets. “Everybody should stand up and say, ‘Yeah, I do this.’” As a medical marijuana user and grower, John feels unfairly targeted by the calls by Gaetz and other mayors for Health Canada to limit homegrown medical marijuana. “We’re basically made to look like criminals. We’re not criminals,” said John. “We’re people who have exhausted every other resource to make themselves better.” John says he grows 25 plants in an outbuilding on his property. He says he has lights and uses hydroponics to keep his marijuana watered. He smokes and eats (as an ingredient in baked goods) a portion of his crop, but John figures he consumes 90 per cent of his marijuana in balm form. Each plant can produce enough marijuana for hundreds of joints, but John says balms and other manners of consumption require considerably more cannabis. “If they’re eating it, they’ve got to use a lot more. If they’re putting it on the skin, they’ve got to use a lot more than that.” He estimated that one finger-full of the balm required 12 joints worth of weed. See POT, Page 4
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Parents, educators frustrated Little accountability when it comes to autism
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omeone in the Chilliwack school district needs to make sure there is accountability and consistency in the way students with autism are taught, according to Kathi Friesen. And that was the message the local education assistant (EA) brought to a board of education meeting Tuesday. “We are told classroom teachers are in charge of ensuring that our students with autism are receiving the correct programming and materials; however, classroom teachers are not trained in autism, nor are they expected to attend any of the autism courses and workshops offered at Pro D days in order to have at least a basic understanding of this disorder.” Friesen has worked in the district for 11 years, and since being assigned a student with autism early in her career, she said she has educated herself extensively on the disorder. “I’ve taken every course and workshop this district has offered,” she said. “I’ve attended national conferences. I’ve continued to build on my knowledge through research on the Internet, reading the latest books, subscribing to organizations . . .” What she has found, she said, is that students with autism can succeed socially, behaviourally and
academically with the right programs and strategies. Strathcona elementary teacher Charla Badker, part of a group that attended Tuesday’s meeting in support of Friesen, said she has seen the difference a well-informed and experienced person like Friesen can make in the education of kids with autism. “She has turned people’s lives around singlehandedly,” said Badker. The problem is there is little consistency in programming and training across the district, said Friesen, with some EAs and teachers educating themselves on the disorder and others not. That’s frustrating for parents like Denise Brewster, who said her child has sometimes seen three or four EAs in one day, some with training in autism and others without. Training for classroom and resource teachers is also inconsistent. Badker readily admits that, while she considers herself a wellqualified and competent teacher, she doesn’t know how to teach kids with autism. Friesen told trustees she uses the Assessment of Basic Langauge and Learning Skills with all the students assigned to her. She said the tool, which she learned about at a four-day train-
ing session put on by the district in 2008, can provide a baseline for kids with autism entering the school system so their progress can be measured. She has a binder for each of her students in which she tracks their progress daily. “At any given time, a teacher, a parent can ask, ‘What do you do today? How is he doing in this area?’ I can open it up and show them,” she said. But such assessment isn’t happening consistently across the district, she said, and some parents have no idea how their kids are doing. That’s a problem, according to Tracey Barnett, a behaviour interventionist who works with 12 Chilliwack families of kids with autism. “I’ve seen multiple frustrations for families,” she said to trustees at Tuesday’s meeting. “They really want their child to have the education.” The solution, according to Friesen is for the district to hire a point person to provide continuity and accountability across the district. “What this district needs is someone to put the pieces together,” she told trustees, “someone who’s trained, educated and experienced in autism and is able to provide leadership and direction.”
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According to district principal of student services Susan Edgcombe, however, the district already has such a person in place. Brenda Frisse is a district behaviour specialist and co-ordinator of student services, who heads up the Chilliwack Autism Support Group that schools can call in when they need extra support for students with autism. Although, Frisse doesn’t have a specific background in autism, Edgcombe said she has training in the disorder and is qualified to co-ordinate the district’s efforts for students with autism spectrum disorder. “If we were to have a specialist for every diagnosis, we’d need another building,” Edgcombe said. In terms of tracking the progress of each student, Edgcombe said classroom teachers use the Individual Education Plan (IEP) prepared by Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers at the student’s intake. “Although they might not be trained in autism, they certainly know when a kid is not learning,” she said. How much training are Learning Assitance/Resource Teachers required to have to prepare the IEPs of student’s with autism? “We’re hoping that they have training, but it’s hit and miss across the district,” said Edgcombe.
Dulls pain POT, from page 3 Prescribed anti-depressants as a child, John has developed an antipathy towards prescription drugs. Like many, he began using marijuana as a teenager and felt it helped him overcome a death in the family. By his mid-20s he had developed pain in his back and after a series of X-rays, CAT scans and MRIs, he was prescribed pain relievers. “They didn’t really help,” he said. “They didn’t get rid of the pain. They kind of dulled it and allowed me to work through it.” And he had soon had enough of the drugs. He said he felt like, “You’ve been feeding me pills for 30 years. I don’t want to take more drugs.” Marijuana, used illegally at first, alleviated his symptoms. But his doctor at the time wasn’t permitted to prescribe cannabis. Last year, though, he got a referral to another doctor who was allowed to prescribe pot. He said the process was easy—fill out a couple forms, undergo a criminal record check, get a photo taken—and two months later, he had his licence. John is actually sympathetic to the concerns of those who say marijuana shouldn’t be grown in homes. But he says the proposal to have it grown commercially and sold in pharmacies or dispensaries isn’t the solution. “Some people aren’t going to be able to afford to buy it,” he said, citing the high price in still-open cannabis clubs.
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Missing man found in Vancouver A Chilliwack man reported missing last week has been found. Charles Jiu Ngi Kon had last been seen getting on a Greyhound bus on Jan. 26. He was found Wednesday in Vancouver and is safe. “The Upper Fraser Valley RCMP would
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Down another dark path T hose of you who enjoy our “Looking Back . . .” feature may have noticed the reference last month to one of the darker days in Canada’s history. It was on January 15, 1942, that the Department of National Defence decided to throw all Canadians of Japanese descent into inland internment camps—their traitorous behaviour nothing more sinister than having chosen to live too near the West Coast. It was a response to the attack on Pearl Harbour a little more than a month earlier, which finally drew the hand-sitting Americans into a war that was eating up the world. It was a classic knee-jerk response. And racist. The only reason they could not be trusted any more than other Canadians with heritage leading back—many of them two or more generations—to countries with which Canada was at war, was that they were more easily identified as a group than the good white folk who emigrated from Europe. Local civic leaders were right there among the loudest voices calling for internment of their neighbours whose only wrong was that the blood flowing through their veins once upon a time called Japan home. That decision to accede to the wishes of racists, xenophobes, and opportunists was not Canada’s only black mark—not the first, and certainly not the last. So-called “Exclusion Laws” of
Be Our Guest the early 20th Century gave our leaders a lot for which to apologize in recent years, including the antiAsian head tax, and the infamous Komagata Maru incident. That’s not even mentioning, of course, this country’s abominable treatment of our First Nations—all of which we should take deeply to heart when we’re tempted (as we so often are) to look down our noses at our American neighbours’ human rights history. Indeed, we’ve been headed down another one of those dark paths for the past year, a path that may find us offering yet another expensive apology in the future. Canada’s policy on torture has been subtly—but nonetheless dangerously—altered. Until the issuance of a 2010 directive—finally revealed to the public last week—the standing order on all fronts has been to dismiss out of hand any evidence or information that was known to have been obtained through torture. That previous position was not only reflective of the high human rights standards to which the citizens of this country claim to
aspire, but a recognition that torture tends to be useless anyway. Information obtained through torture is notoriously unreliable. Now, it seems, torture isn’t so bad, after all. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has informed Canada’s spy agency, CSIS, that in matters of national security, it’s OK to share information obtained through torture . . . but only for “protection of life and property.” Apparently not the “life and property” of the individual being tortured, however. Of course, it’s always only the “bad guys” who get tortured, right? I mean, the only tortureobtained information that we would “share” would have been obtained by allies—and they are always really careful about who they torture, right? So who really cares? Hmmm . . . if no one cares, why did Toews find it necessary to issue his directive quietly, and obviously without intent that the rest of us should know about it? Could it be that he realizes that most of his fellow Canadians still have a conscience? And if “life and property” are truly the prime considerations, then why aren’t our own CSIS agents allowed to do the torturing themselves? Why don’t our guys ever get to have fun? ◗ Bob Groeneveld is the editor of the LangleyAdvance.
here will be no cameras in the courtroom when a Coquitlam man is sentenced for his role in the Stanley Cup riots in downtown Vancouver. Judge Malcolm MacLean’s ruling technically only covers the single case before him, but it will certainly guide decisions in further cases. Besides, his ruling is not unusual. Cameras and other electronic equipment have not generally been allowed in B.C. courtrooms, even in mundane cases, let alone the emotional—and political—overtones that have developed around the riot hearings. That the call for opening the riot trials to cameras came from Premier Christy Clark probably had no real bearing on Judge MacLean’s decision to maintain the usual electronic ban—or at least, it shouldn’t have. While we and other media agree with Premier Clark’s request, it really wasn’t her place to inject the appearance of politics into the justice system. Separation of the legislative and executive arms of justice is a basic tenet of our system of governance. On the other hand, our system of justice is also based on transparency and open access by ordinary citizens. Courtrooms are open to visits from the public who wish to take in proceedings, whether because of specific attachment to a case or out of general interest in how the system operates. That’s why it’s difficult to understand the courts’ continuing refusal to allow the press to more effectively document trials through the use of cameras and/or electronic recording devices. In a free and open country like Canada, the press is considered to be an extension of the eyes and ears of the public. Considering the basic reasoning, it’s hard to understand why public access is limited to our pens and paper. - Langley Advance
Correction In a Times editorial from Feb. 14, dates when byelections need to be called in Port Moody-Coquitlam and Chilliwack-Hope were incorrect. According to Elections BC, a byelection in Port Moody-Coquitlam must be called on or before April 7 and in Chilliwack-Hope on or before July 30.
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Editor: In his recent letter to the editor (“Going through global cooling period, not warming”, Times, Feb. 14), Art Daher asserted that global warming is bunk, and in fact the world is growing colder, not warmer. Mr. Daher’s letter frequently made reference to
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“evidence,” “respected climatologists” and “scientific facts” without ever identifying any of them, so I was unsure about where he was getting his information. But then, he did mention Sun News as one of the sources of his enlightenment. Being without cable television at home, I was blissfully unaware of Sun News TV, but naturally all their stuff is available online so I briefly immersed myself in Sun’s version of “news.” And then I went and took a shower. For anyone who needs a (dark) laugh, surf over to www.sunnewsnetwork.ca and watch the video entitled “True Science.” Betcha didn’t know that passionate environmentalists are actually sulking, misanthropic losers bent on the extinction of the human species, did ya? Or that the ice caps are actually getting bigger. But in all seriousness, Sun News TV, like its American soulmate Fox News, seems only too happy to grant love-in interviews to dubious groups like the International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC) and its director, creepy former energy lobbyist and PR guy turned astroturf-roots organizer Tom Harris, who seek not to resolve the debate about global warming, but to encourage the notion that a legitimate argument still exists. They suggest that because some of the many scientists studying the issue of global warming disagree, the central theory that human activity is altering our atmosphere is false. In reality, scientists disagree a lot. Doubt is the basis of all scientific prog-
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ress. About whether or not humans are changing the atmosphere and climate of our planet, however, there seems to be increasingly little doubt within the credible scientific community. ICSC would like you to believe that global warming is a conspiracy cooked up by Al Gore, David Suzuki, ultra-left socialists and wind turbine manufacturers. With respect, I suggest that Mr Daher is being slickly and professionally lied to by a very powerful and interlocking group of business interests. There is quite literally trillions of dollars at stake in making people believe that global climate change simply doesn’t exist, and drastic action on our part is definitely not required. The denial exists on many levels. It’s not a conspiracy, it’s just business—a convenient untruth (to mangle Gore)—and if there is a hell then the marketing minds behind this shameful deception have standing reservations there. Neither camp is above stretching the facts but ask yourself, who has the most to gain from outright lying to me, the vast majority of the Earth’s scientists and environmentalists, or a military-industrial-media complex fueled by oil? Greg Davis Chilliwack
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Editor: Re: George Abbott thinks teachers are not special (Times, Feb. 14). How insulting is that? Teachers, who influence our children and grandchildren six hours a day during their most formative years are indeed special. Teachers who forego a part of their private lives to prepare for the next school day by marking and making up reports and report cards on unpaid time, who need to keep up to date on everything from handling special needs students, signs of abuse in students, signs of addiction, methods of learning, violence in the schools, working with overfilled classrooms with fewer and fewer resources, etc. are probably the most important and most influential workers in our system. The problem is that most people look at the student’s day and figure the teachers have it easy working only six hours. They look at the summer holidays and figure most teachers have it easy taking a whole summer off and getting paid for it. Wrong on all counts. I think it is time that George Abbott become more familiar with a teacher’s work day by shadowing them for a full day under normal circumstances instead of staging a photoop with the local MLA in a class that has been prepped (by a teacher). Shame on you George. If your children and/or grandchildren turned out OK it was probably in large part due to their teachers. Kirsten Hauge Chilliwack
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Four local teams in hoop playoffs “We have had a good second half of the year hoping it will carry on into the playhe regular season is all offs,” said coach Joe Mauro wrapped up and (as of before Wednesday’s game. Across the freeway, the Wednesday afternoon) the playoff hopes of all four Sardis secondary Falcons local high school boys bas- finished league play tied for ketball teams were still alive. second in their division with The Chilliwack secondary a 5-3 record. A coin toss Storm faced broke that the most “When we play well, tie Tuesday, precar ious keeping the we can beat a lot start to the Fa l c o n s i n post-season of solid teams, but second, and Wednesthis year’s playoffs they will now day, facing f a c e Ma p l e a do-or-die will be all about Ridge(ranked matchup gaining experience 10th in B.C.) a g a i n s t in their first Abbotsford’s playing a tough playoff game MEI (no team in a playoff Thursday in score was Langley. available by setting.” “When we press time). Kyle Graves play well, we A win in can beat a that game lot of solid would pit them against the sixth- teams,” said coach Kyle ranked team in the province, Graves, “but this year’s playWalnut Grove, in Walnut offs will be all about gaining experience playing a tough Grove Thursday. The Storm started league team in a playoff setting.” In AA action, meanwhile, play with two losses, but improved their record to 4- the G.W. Graham Grizzlies 4 by the end of the season, launch into their post-season putting them in fourth place See HOOPS, Page 18 in their division.
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ale Hockley’s rink claimed victory at the Chilliwack Curling Club’s men’s spiel last weekend. H o c k l e y ’s f o u r s o m e knocked off Rick Jones and company in the A final after both rinks had won four straight games. After losing their first draw to Kent Laberge, Dan McCaughan’s rink ran the table and beat Russ Knutson to claim first prize in
Golf fundraiser Cultus Lake Golf Club hosts a fundraiser and contest for the Heart & Stroke Foundation throughout February. Buy a driving range par card or bucket of balls to contribute to the Heart & Stroke Foundation and get one to three contest balls. There will be daily prizes and a grand prize raffle on Feb. 29.
the B Event. In the C Final, Ryan Senft’s rink knocked off Laberge’s foursome to claim victory. The Curling Club hosts its mixed spiel March 9 to 11. Sign up at the office or call 604-792-1572.
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Pasta da Puck and Chiefs Alumni weekend upcoming BARRY DOUGLAS
Chiefs Insider summer July 6 and 7. It has been seven years since we last gathered as one huge Chiefs family, which has always included a golf tourney and of course an alumni hockey game. I am sure many more exciting details will be unfolding in the next few weeks. For you golfers, you better start practising your chips and putts as Chiefs assistant coach Doug Ast will be looking to defend his two-time champion status. In his first win, he was joined by Chiefs trainer Cam Janzen and fellow Chiefs alumni Thomas Kraft and Gene Martz (dad of alumni Nathan and Drew) while in his second victory, Ast and Janzen were joined by good pals Bob Engle and Jason Taylor. However, the second win did not come easy for team Ast as it went to an extra hole to decide the winner.
One player from each foursome was selected to play the par three 18th hole at the beautiful and challenging Cultus Lake Golf Club. (Yes, I am sucking up to Cultus Lake Golf Club in hopes of receiving a couple of complimentary rounds this summer.) Ast and Chiefs goaltender coach Rob Bruni went head to head on the 18th with Ast narrowly prevailing with a birdie. Bruni had everyone on their feet as he just missed chipping in for his two. If you plan on attending the golf, don’t be surprised if you see former Chiefs trainer Al Kincaid arrive with some kind of a helmet on. During one of the Chiefs Alumni golf tourneys, on the very first hole, Kincaid received an unintentional golf ball to the head off of the club of big Brett Fizzell. Sorry Al, that moment is talked about by almost every Chiefs alumnus I bump into, so had to mention it. The Chiefs’ next game is this Friday in Prince George; you can catch all the action on 89.5 The Hawk. ◗ Barry Douglas is the sales and marketing manager for the Chilliwack Chiefs.
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he Chiefs don’t play their next home game until Feb. 28, when the Silverbacks from Salmon Arm are in town, so this provides us some time to update some upcoming events. Pasta da Puck has created some serious buzz, selling out the first sitting in just a few days. There are now less than 40 spots available in the second seating that has been added for Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Frankies Italian Kitchen. You can enjoy spaghetti and meatballs with caesar salad, garlic bread and pop—all served by Tyler Miller, David Bondra and the rest of the Chiefs players—for only $13 per person. Word on the street is that the musically inclined Byton Udy and David Thompson are going to lead the entertainment portion of the evening and you may even hear a story of two from head coach and general manager Harvey Smyl. Reserve your seat by calling 604-392-4433. Speaking of the Chiefs leader, if you follow @harveysmyl on Twitter or have befriended him on Facebook you already know this, if you don’t, well, here it is: the Chiefs Alumni weekend is coming back this
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Eye Thermage Q & A
God’s love is all you need
ome time ago, not so long ago, OK maybe a long time ago, a song pleaded this question: “I want to know what love is?” It is the quest, the thirst of our time, indeed of all time: “I want to know what love is?” Poets have pondered and mused over this question, attempting to arrange words, symbols and rhythm to capture and define love; musicians have stayed up nights and days writing songs about love; writers have written stories; painters and artists have tried to capture this thing called love. People have killed for love, would die for love. People love cats, their dogs, furry creatures and teddy bears; they love peanut butter and tuna sandwiches; pink lemonade; pineapples, pine cones, pristine brooks cascading down the mountain. Ah, this thing called love. It stirs the deepest longings of our souls, it is the ray of hope in a world notorious for dashing all hopes. So what is love? And how can we love and be loved? In a song “After the Storm” Mumford and Sons express this longing for a “love [that] will not break your heart, but dismiss your fears,” “this cry of my heart to see the beauty of love as it was made to be.” So perhaps love is a beautiful relationship that dismisses fears. Love casts out fear. “Love that does not betray but sets free” changes our perspective and motivates us to seek the best interest in the one loved. How can we love? Love is first and foremost a choice to receive love. This is not selfish “what’s in it for me” kind of love but a humble admis-
Question: I ﬁnd that my eyes are looking tired all the time.The skin under my eyes has thinned out and I have lots of ﬁne lines developing …what can I do to improve my appearance without undergoing surgery? Natalie, Abbotsford
sion that to love I need to be loved. I am not sure about you, but there are times when circumstances and emotions cloud my willingness to receive love and thus to love in turn. I need a source that does not diminish, deteriorate or dampen: an inexhaustible, renewable, sustainable love, and yet never a commodity to be bought or bartered for. It is a love that initiates, and does not quit. I believe that God is love. In another love song, found in the Bible, in a book called Song of Songs we have poetic description of love between two lovers, which may also be a depiction of God’s love for us. The song declares, “Love burns like a blazing fire, like a mighty flame. Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.” God’s love for me does not give up. After several decades of teaching at universities such as Yale and Harvard, Henri Nouwen went to work with mentally challenged people at the L’Arche community of Daybreak. He observes “true love between two human beings puts you more in touch with your deepest self. It is a love in God. The pain you experience from the death or absence of the person you love, then, always calls you to a deeper knowledge of God’s love. God’s love is all the love you need, and it reveals to you the love of God in the other.” During this time of year when we think about love, may you be responsive and receptive to a love that dismisses your fear, a love that embraces you and empowers you to truly care about others. ◗ Please forward comments to Hugo Reimer, pastor of Sardis Community Church, at email@example.com.
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IT PAYS TO READ THE FINE PRINT: *Clearance prices listed are for models listed by model and package code and speciﬁc stock number and includes any Toyota Canada Cash Incentives or Toyota Canada Trading Dollars offered as well as Valley Toyota Discounts. Prices include a maximum for freight and pre-delivery inspection & environmental levies. Some conditions apply, and offers may change without notice. Dealer may sell for less. See Valley Toyota for more details.
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2007 HYUNDAI ENTOURAGE
4Cyl, 6 Speed Manual, Cruise, Power Options, Leather, Sunroof, Alloys, Loaded, 76800km, #B1346
2011 TUNDRA CREW MAX PLATINUM
5.7L, 4X4, Auto, Dual A/C, Tilt, Cruise, Leather, Navigation, Lift, 44000km, #B1352
2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT
4Cyl, Auto, Tilt, AM/FM/CD, 1 Owner, Local, No Accidents, 54300km, #13130A
2008 COROLLA CE
4Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, Tilt, A/C, AM/FM/CD, Keyless, Local, 84300km, #12817A
2007 ACURA TSX
4Cyl, 6 Speed, Manual, Dual A/C, Cruise, Leather & Heated Seats, Sunroofs, Keyless, Alloys, Local, 87000km. #12599A
Great deals on our large selection of pre-owned vehicles. 2010 HONDA CIVIC DX-G
Auto, A/C, Power Options, Cruise, Alloys, 22,500km #B1336
2009 TOYOTA VENZA
4Cyl, Auto, Dual A/C, Cruise, Leather, Sunroof, Keyless, Alloys, 73000km, #12975A
2007 CHEVY UPLANDER LS
V6, Auto, Tilt, Cruise, Power Options, Tinted, Extended Warranty, 69600km, #11881B
2006 NISSAN X-TRAIL LE
4 Cyl, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Cruise, Power Options, Leather, Sunroof, Local, 72600km. #12551B
2010 TUNDRA TRD D-CAB
5.7L, Auto, Dual A/C, Cruise, Leather, Keyless, Alloys, Local, 40400km, #12397B
2009 CAMRY LE
4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 1 Owner, 40500km, #12656A
2007 DODGE CALIBER SXT
4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Power Options, Keyless, Alloys, 88400km, #12726A
2006 TOYOTA MATRIX
4 Cyl, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Power DoorLocks, Keyless, Alloys, 198000km. #12937A
2010 MAZDA 3
4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Cruise, Tilt, Power Group, AM/FM/CD/AUX, Local, 1 Owner, Extended Warranty, 20600km, #12991A
2009 COROLLA S
4Cyl, 5 Speed, A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Bluetooth, Fog Lights, Keyless, 45200km, #11939A
2007 TUNDRA TRD D-CAB
5.7L, 4x4, Auto, Dual A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, Alloys, 1 Owner, 88500km, #12543A
2006 TOYOTA RAV4 LTD.
V6, 4WD, Auto, Dual A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Leather, Sunroof, Local, 86000km, #B1343A
2009 HONDA ACCORD EX
V6, 6 speed, A/C, Cruise, Leather & Heated Seats, Sunroof, Alloys, Loaded, Local, 17800km, #12757A
2009 COROLLA CE
4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Power Door Locks, Power Windows, Keyless, Local, 48600km, #12741A
2007 TOYOTA RAV4
4 Cyl, 4WD, Auto, A/C, Tilt,Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, 152,000km. #12915A
2003 TOYOTA CAMRY LE
4Cyl, Auto, A/C, Tilt, Cruise, Power Options, Keyless, Local, 111100km, #B1344B
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V6, Auto, A/C, Cruise, Power Options, Local, 1 Owner, 150,400km. #12758A
2006 TOYOTA MATRIX XRS
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Spartans pure pool gold
Melissa Quon, of the Richmond Rapids Swim Club, slices through the water Saturday.
this week with a 10-0 record and ranked third in the prov- the first round. A win would put them ince. As league champions, the in the semifinals against a Grizzlies host the Fraser scrappy St. John Brebeuf side, Valley regional rounds this the only team besides LangThursday and Friday with ley Christian to beat Unity in their first game against either league play this year. Coach Holy Cross M i k e o r D . W . “It’s our goal to win Campbell, Po p py o n the Fraser Valleys and however, is Friday at 6:30 p.m. medal at provincials.” c o n f i d e n t his team In singleA, Unity Mike Campbell will follow through on Christian the goals wrapped up their regular season in sec- set at the beginning of the season. ond place with a 9-3 record. “It’s our goal to win the The team heads into the playoffs ranked seventh in the Fraser Valleys and medal at province and takes on Mead- provincials,” he said, “and we owridge Academy at Langley are right on track to accomChristian on Wednesday in plish that.”
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butterfly and sixth in the 100-metre breaststroke. Teammate Ben Holwerda finished fifth in both the 100- and 200-metre breaststroke races and sixth in the 100-metre butterfly. In the 15-and-over girls class, Kelsy Langille won gold in the 200-metre butterfly, and silver in the 400-metre individual medley. She also finished fourth in the 400- and 800metre freestyle and seventh in the 100-metre freestyle. On the boys side of the 15-and-over ledger, Daniel Duncombe grabbed gold in the 1,500-metre freestyle. He also finished fourth in the 200-metre freestyle and eighth in both the 100- and 200-metre backstroke. Teammate Tommy DeGroot won bronze in the 400metre freestyle. Robyn Courtemache rounded out the Spartans solid weekend with a seventh-place finish in the 100-metre breaststroke.
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HOOPS, from page 10
embers of Chilliwack’s Spartan Swim Club kept more than a dozen medals in town during last weekend’s BC AA Championships at the Landing Leisure Centre. Spartan Emily Henderson sported the most hardware following the meet. Henderson won gold medals in the 14-year-old girls’ 200metre individual medley and 100-metre backstroke. She also grabbed silver in both the 100-metre freestyle and butterfly events, and added a bronze in the 50-metre freestyle. Teammate Eduard Stanciu also won multiple medals in his 14-year-old boys category. Stanciu claimed gold in the 1,500-metre freestyle, silver in the 400-metre freestyle, and bronze in the 200-metre freestyle. He also finished fourth in the 200-metre backstroke. Also in the 14-year-old boys class, Carson Loeppky grabbed gold in the 200-metre butterfly. He also finished fifth in the 100-metre
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COURT, from page 1
and the defence applied to have the case thrown out.
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Plants beware – it’s pruning time
efore you prune your plants, there are a few things you should know. First of all, don’t cut back everything, as it is not necessary to prune happy, well-behaved plants—especially trees. Secondly, pruning is not another term for “plant mutilation.” Victims of this horrible crime are everywhere. Trees severed of all limbs become deformed monsters that no longer are graced with their natural form. Suckers, water sprouts, stubs and dying branches replace the beautiful intricacy of the naturally growing canopy. With just a few tips, you can improve the health of your plants without disfiguring them. Here are the basics: Always use clean, sharp pruning tools designed for the job. Pruning should not be used to decrease a tree’s size, but to improve its health. If a plant grows too big for its britches, remove it and replace with a smaller one. To make a plant happy, remove all dead, diseased, spindly, old and broken branches. Prune off stems that grow inwards towards the centre of the plant and branches that cross or rub others. Pull (preferably) or cut off suckers and water sprouts at
their base. They are not true stems; that’s why they look different from the rest of the plant. This errant growth is greener, larger and shoots up vertically with little if any branching, flowers and fruit. Check your roses, fruit trees, standard tree forms, weeping trees, variegated plants and other grafted plants for growth that doesn’t match the rest of the plant. Variegated varieties will have plain, non-coloured leaves and weeping trees will bear upright, vertical shoots. To keep the shape and colours of your grafted plants, remove the irregular growth (suckers from the rootstock) at its origin. If you don’t, these suckers will take over destroying the integrity of the plant you originally paid for. Do cut back summer and fall flowering plants now, but only if they need it: Virginia creeper, Boston ivy and winter flowering jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) as soon as its sweet flowers have faded. For Group B: midseason flowering clematis, remove all dead and damaged stems, then prune remaining stems to two healthy buds. Cut back butterfly bush branches by two-thirds. Remove old, non-coloured stems of red and green
twigged dogwoods at their base, so new colourful ones can take their place. Prune the side shoots of wisteria, grapes and fruit trees to two to three buds to promote flowers and fruit. Do not prune any spring flowering plants as you will remove their flowers: forsythia, camellia, rhododendron, azalea, ornamental cherries, magnolias, lilacs, alpine currants, quince, crab apples, kerria, beautybush, bridal wreath spirea, hawthorn, mountain laurel (Kalmia sp.), weigela and mock orange. To leave a stub is a pruning faux pas. It’s created when a branch is severed in the middle and not at the trunk, its origin, at a side branch or at a node (a bump along the stem where leaves and branches emerge). It looks unsightly, promotes suckers, disease and decay. It is recommended to only remove one-quarter of growth at one time. If you are ever in doubt when to prune, the safest method is to do it immediately after flowering. ◗ Amanda Jarrett is a professional horticulturist, author, freelance writer and instructor who owns and operates Amanda’s Garden Consulting Company in Delta. firstname.lastname@example.org.
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f you’re in the market for a new home or recently purchased one, you’ve likely heard about home warranty insurance – also called the 2-5-10 warranty, third-party warranty or mandatory warranty. What is home warranty insurance? In short, it’s Canada’s strongest construction defect insurance. Since July 1, 1999, all new single-family and multi-family homes built for sale in B.C. have been required by law to carry mandatory third-party home warranty insurance for construction defects. While independent insurance companies provide this coverage, the Homeowner Protection Act sets minimum standards of coverage, commencement dates, exclusions and limits to ensure a consistent level of consumer protection. What types of homes aren’t covered by home warranty insurance? Homes not required to carry home warranty insurance include those built by owners; manufactured homes (mobile homes and factorybuilt units); floating homes; non-stratified hotels, motels, dormitories and care facilities; multi-unit rental buildings where the sale of any individual unit is restricted by a 10-year covenant registered against the title; and social housing. How does home warranty insurance protect homeowners? The warranty protects homeowners from a range of construction defects related to materials and labour for designated periods of time: ◗ Two years on labour and materials for defects related to delivery and distribution systems (such as electrical or plumbing). For general materials and labour defects, coverage is for 12 months on detached homes and noncommon property in strata units (including fee-simple homes), and for 15 months on common property of strata buildings. ◗ Five years on building envelope defects (including water penetration). This covers components that separate the indoors from the outdoors, such as exterior walls, foundation, roof, windows and doors. ◗ Ten years on labour and materials defects that result in failure of a load-bearing part of the home, or causes structural damage. What is excluded from the coverage? The warranty does not cover everything in a new home. Coverage may exclude: ◗ design, materials or labour supplied by the owner or someone other than the builder or their workers or subtrades, ◗ landscaping, ◗ non-residential detached structures (e.g. garages, amenity buildings),
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Two-time World Champion magician Shawn Farquhar explains the mechanics of his tiny guillotine while Chilliwack city councillor Jason Lum prepares to catch his own finger during a demonstration last Thursday at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.
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“You keep’em laughing and they won’t stare at your hands.”
At age 50, he is the reigning International Federation of Magic Societies Grand Prix World Champion for close-up magic. The award, which he won in Beijing in 2009, may be the most prestigious, but it is by no means the only accolade Farquhar has earned in his more than two decades in the business. He’s also been awarded the Grand Prix D’Honneur by the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, and twice named Magician of the Year by the Canadian Association of Magicians. The International Brotherhood of Magicians have also awarded him both Stage Magician and Sleight of Hand Magician of the Year. Farquhar has performed on numerous TV shows, including the X-Files, Ellen and Penn and Teller: Fool Us, and he speaks at magic conventions around the world. The show he brings to Chilliwack, Secrets, showcases his rare mastery of both stage and close-up magic. Magicians, he said, often focus on either sleight-of-hand tricks that involve small objects like cards and coins or illusion, which involves things like sawing people in half on stage, but he combines the two in his show, with the close-up magic projected onto a big screen. Farquhar’s favourite effect, which will close the first half of the show next week, is an elaborate close up piece called Shape of My Heart that features a series of prestidigitations choreographed artfully to a Sting song by the same name. “It’s like an anthem for me,” he said. The show will end with a trick he wouldn’t say anything about.
“I don’t have enough hours in the day to work on the ideas that I have,” he said. The illusions and effects that end up on stage usually start with just a general idea Farquhar finds himself mulling over, like when he recently became interested in heads. What came out of that was a trick he’ll premiere in Chilliwack—a large-scale variation of the old three-shell game where a ball is hidden under one of three shells or cups. The ball in this case is, of course, a human head. And as usual, Farquhar’s wife of 22 years, Lori, the woman he calls the secret of his success, will provide the necessary body part. “She does everything,” said Farquhar. “She’s the girl that’s gotten into the boxes and [been] stabbed with swords, sawed in half, floated in the air.” The magical couple’s 11-year-old daughter Hannah will also be in the Chilliwack show, premiering a new piece on her own. Will her veteran magician dad be nervous? “I’m terrified,” he said, “but I’ve watched her, and I feel very confident that she will do our family proud.” Fortunately, Farquhar has been training his butterflies to fly in formation for more than 30 years. ◗ Secrets hits the Chilliwack Cultural Centre stage Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets by calling the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW(7469) or visit Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are also available online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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hat bit of advice from his father is something Shawn Farquhar has clearly taken to heart. No sooner has the fourth-generation magician, who performs at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre next week, shaken your hand than he will launch into a seamless stream of funny quips, quotations and anecdotes—all while getting you to pick a card or stick your finger into a tiny guillotine. Every question put to the professional prestidigitator, who calls Maple Ridge home, is met with well-rehearsed schtick: Do you still get nervous before shows? “Every time,” he says, “but it’s alright to have butterflies as long as you teach them to fly in formation.” How long have you been doing magic? “My mom says when I was born the doctor slapped me and I said, ‘Pick a card.’” His father filled journals with similar bits of banter, he said. It’s all part of the “subterfuge that’s used to create the miracle.” As a kid, Farquhar junior learned the other skills behind that subterfuge too, like how to “palm” or make a coin travel from one hand to the other without being seen or how to show two hands empty while actually still hiding something. “My father didn’t teach me magic first. My father taught me the techniques,” says Farquhar. But the magic would come. At age six, he vanished his first banana for friends in his backyard.
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ay and the Americans, started by four teenage boys in a Brooklyn basement over 40 years ago, had an unparalleled 12 top 10 records during the short time between 1962 and 1971. They were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2002, placing them among the greatest vocal groups in Rock and Roll history. Continuing to perform before sold out crowds, the three original band members, Sandy Yaguda (aka Deane), Howie Kirschenbaum (aka Kane), and Marty Kupersmith (aka Sanders), plus “Jay” Reincke, have recreated the authentic sound of all of their great hits that everyone remembers. Jay and the Americans’ first record was “Tonight” (West Side Story). Hits that followed are “She Cried,” “Only in America,” and “Come
a Little Bit Closer.” Other memorable songs are“Some Enchanted Evening,” “Crying,” and Neil Diamond’s “Sunday and Me.” But of course their best known hit, which reached the top 10, was “This Magic Moment.” They have toured with such legendary artists as Roy Orbison, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones, and they are coming to Chilliwack. ◗ Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents Jay and the Americans live on Feb. 23 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Advance tickets are available for $45.50 plus facility fee and service charges. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469) or visit in-person Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are also available online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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Fees: $100 if player played Soccer with Chilliwack FC during the 2011 Fall Season. (Annual BC Soccer Registration already paid). $130 if you didn’t play the Fall Season. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chilliwackfc.com
Jay and the Americans perform Feb. 23 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre
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What’s on p.m. and music honours performance March 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available at the box office at 604-3917469 or www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
A Noteable Feast Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents its annual fundraising gala dinner on Feb. 18 at the Coast Chilliwack Hotel. This elegant evening commemorates the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Tickets are $75 ($40 income tax receipt) and are available by emailing info@ chilliwacksymphony.ca or by calling 604-795-0521.
Music and Dance Festival
The Chilliwack Lions Club is proud to present the 65th annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival in February and March. Visit the Chilliwack Cultural Centre and purchase an $8 program for the entire Festival and plan your attendance. Most venues run morning, afternoon and evening at a cost of only $3 per session. There will be a dance honours performance Feb. 26 at 1:30
Violin at Cultural Centre
Concert series Next up in the Chilliwack Community Arts Council’s 2011-2012 concert series is Ndidi Onukwulu on Feb. 24 and Caladh Nua on March 21. The concert series takes place at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould St. Tickets are $31.92 including taxes and facility fees. All tickets are available from the Chilliwack Cultural Centre box office at 604-391-7469 or through www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. For more information contact the Chilliwack Community Arts Council at 604-392-8888. Film series is back It’s film series time in Chilliwack this spring with six internationally acclaimed films. The Chilliwack Arts Council and The Toronto Film Festival
Violinist Alisa van Dijik will be soloing with the Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra on March 3 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Van Dijik will perform the technically demanding“Sibelius Violin Concerto.”The Chilliwack Metropolitan Youth Orchestra will perform selections from Handel’s“Water Music”and, in the second half of the program, the adult orchestra will play Dvorak’s“Carnival Overture.”The two orchestras will come together for the finale in what is becoming a tradition enjoyed by both the audience and two orchestras. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $15 for students. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469) or visit in-person Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are also available online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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Circuit co-present the 2012 Chilliwack Arts Council International Film Series: on Feb. 29 it’s Anonymous (UK/Germanydrama/thriller-English); March 7 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (UK/ France-drama/mystery/thrillerEnglish); March 14 Monsieur Lazhar (Canada-comedy/drama-French/subtitled); March 21 A Dangerous Method (UK/ Germany/Canada-biography/ drama/thriller-English); March 28 Le Havre (Finland-comedy/ drama-French/subtitled); April 4 Iron Lady (UK-biography/ drama-English). All films are at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Ticket prices are $5 per screening. A series pass for all six films will be available from the arts council. For more information call 604-392-8888 or visit www.chilliwackartscouncil. com.
Following My Heart The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association presents Following My Heart at the Chilliwack Art Gallery, 9201 Corbould St., a selection of enhanced photographs on various subjects by Cindy Stiffon. Opening reception is Feb. 18, noon to 3 p.m. Show runs through March 26. Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.
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Gunnarson (Bjornson) Maria Maria passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday Feb 1, 2012 at Heritage Village in Chilliwack. Maria was born July 17, 1925 in Arborg Manitoba where she lived with her family until moving to Chilliwack in 1965. She is survived by her sons Einar (Dawna) of Quesnel, David (Elaine) of Chilliwack, Daniel of Chilliwack, Richard of Kamloops and her daughter Karen (Mike) Berry of Chilliwack, one sister Rae Paskaruk of Ontario. She had 12 grandchildren and 12 ½ great grandchildren. She worked at the former CFB Chilliwack ofﬁcer’s mess hall and was a member of the Legion Branch #280 for many years. She enjoyed gardening, knitting and gathering with friends and family, she especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her daughter Kristine in 1974 and her husband Axel in 1979. She was cremated and will be laid to rest in Arborg Manitoba. No service by request. A Celebration of life will be held on Sunday February 19, 2012 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Mount Cheam Lions Hall on Spadina Ave Chilliwack. She will be greatly missed and is forever in our hearts. In lieu of ﬂowers donation can be made in her name to the Alzheimer Society. McLean’s Funeral Home 604-847-3477
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MAGNUM GLASS & DOOR has two immediate openings for one full time driver and one labourer for our Chilliwack location. This job involves shipping and receiving of doors and windows with heavy lifting and with small power tools. Will train right persons. Must have a valid drivers license. Please send resume to email@example.com or fax 604-702-0810 VANCOUVER’S LARGEST Property Maintenance Company pays $100 - $400 CASH DAILY for Spring/Summer work. Honest, competitive, energetic a MUST! Apply online @ www.PropertyStarsJobs.com
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Must have trade certificate diploma with 3 years experience $27/hr. Fulltime with paid vacation. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org G & H Ventures Ltd. 9744 Linwood Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 5L5
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57' PROJECTION TV & Entertainment Unit $50 obo. Must pick up, no deliveries. Call 778-846-5275 BACK AT YOU THRIFT STORE #3-45676 Yale Rd (next to Jet Spa) Furniture starting at $5 & up Clothing Child’s .50 cents/ pce or Adults $1/ pce. No Tax daily from 9am to Noon. Ph: 604-792-8976 Supporting local Charities BLACKSMITH ANVIL $325, DeWalt radio arm saw $125, Rockwell beaver table saw $100, 24' alum ladder $65, 6’ alum ladder $20, heavy chains $15, 5 garden tools $20, axe/ maul $20, 4' post pounder $20, electric cord 100’ $10, push mower $25, electric motor $15. Ph 604-702-0801 DOWN/FEATHER MATTRESS, king size, drycleaned, good condition $60 604-858-4229
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reﬂections Aries March 21 - April 19: You enter a month of quietude. Be charitable; reconnect with your inner, spiritual core. Meditate, contemplate. Connect with old, faithful friends and relatives, visit shut-ins, volunteer at the hospital or food line. Deal with the government – do your tax return early, etc. This is a month to rejuvenate, to catch your breath for the very active months to follow. You’re going to be working overtime to June, then travelling and visiting much more than usual June into 2013, so rest deeply now. Your hopes rise Sunday/Monday. Retreat midweek. Your energy rises nicely Friday/Saturday. Taurus April 20-May 20: Your dreams could come true in the next few weeks. This dream – wish – is likely to involve social life or a chunk of money (an investment or debt or family assets) a change of lifestyle, a research ﬁnding, or a health matter. Don’t look for it too assiduously, as luck likes a free rein. (The best wishes are ﬂeeting ones: jaw-clenched, super-concentration wishes rarely come true.) Your popularity rises, ditto your optimism, ﬂirtatiousness and general joy! (Especially Tuesday to Thursday.) Be ambitious Sunday/Monday. Retreat to plan, rest and think Friday/Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: The weeks ahead hold career opportunities and tests, deadlines, performance demands and events that can affect your reputation. You’ve had a rough 15 years, especially this past year. If you’ve lost, perhaps you regain now. If you’ve cheated, you lose now – or someone calls you on it. On the positive side, you have just entered (Feb. 3) a 15-year “true career” phase – whatever you do, going forward, will use your best talents, and raise you to your true height. Clues abound midweek, especially Tuesday. Early week’s mellow, loving. Joy and popularity Friday/ Saturday!
Cancer June 21-July 22: A month of gentle, loving wisdom starts now. Themes of international travel, import-export, law, higher learning, religion, philosophy and culture – one or some – will arise, especially this Tuesday to Thursday. This is a good time to study new subjects, to expand your consciousness. Authorities, VIPs and higher-ups will favour you, even though you won’t work particularly hard. Messages have a double meaning, or grow more profound with a second glance. Mysteries, lust (for money or bodies) and health decisions arise Sunday/Monday – good stuff here! Be ambitious Friday/Saturday. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: The weeks ahead emphasize mysteries, sexual urges, large ﬁnances, lifestyle changes, health matters that need to be diagnosed, commitments and consequences. What has been in the open (emotional attraction, funding negotiations, opportunities) now veers into the conﬁdential and actual – sexual intimacy, commitment to funding, etc. This entire sector has just been reborn. For 15 years, your intuition will grow more accurate, your subconscious will rise to the surface. You’ll see deeply into events/people. Sunday/Monday highlight relationships; Tuesday-Thursday bring their depths. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Relationships come front and centre for the next few weeks. This area has changed deeply but almost imperceptibly in the last month.You have left a “co-operative partnership” love theme, to enter a “mystery/fascination” love theme. Light, surface-gliding emotions will ﬂy away as the wind of attraction ﬂows into your life. Remember one thing for 15 years: if you have an ulterior motive, relationships will deceive and disillusion you. If you have unselﬁsh motives, you will see everyone with new clarity, and love will bless you. Clues arrive midweek, especially Tuesday morn.
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: The weeks ahead hold many chores, some drudgery, some boredom. Tackle health concerns, dress and eat sensibly, and get proper rest. Not all will be boring, as a sweet relationship continues to intrigue you, especially this week – Sunday/Monday and Thursday night to Saturday. (But deep down you probably realize this person won’t make a good long-term mate – that person won’t show until June onward – and the best will show late September onwards. Still, this affair, if it blossoms, will please and delight you for awhile.) A new work project might begin midweek – all’s smooth! Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Romance won’t be a stranger this week or the next few! (But you’d do best to strike before March, as a slowdown and indecision will come to intimate affairs that month.) Another inﬂuence promises that you will face major opportunities this year, in relocation, business, public dealings, money – and love. You could meet a life-mate now. (But there’s no rush – many chances occur in the next 15 years. Still, why bypass this splendid one? You can’t know beforehand which one will “stick.”) Pleasure, beauty, charming kids and creative and speculative success round out the month ahead. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Settle into home, family and nature during the weeks ahead. Nap often. Revise your diet. End unproductive projects, circumstances and relationships. Make way for the new, which is coming June onward, in big ways. Tuesday to Thursday shows you where your security and your “soul” lie. Earlier, Sunday/Monday bring messages, travel, calls, paperwork and casual friends. Your romantic, creative and risk-taking side rises to the surface Friday/Saturday – but this is not a time for expansion; rather, “pulling in” ﬁts your mood. The whole week is smooth, easy. Complete new chores.
Feb. 19 - 25, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: A month of travel, paperwork, details, errands, calls and visits starts now. You’ll be busy (especially this midweek) but nothing big’s at stake, so you can “relax in the doing.” You are becoming very intuitive about calling, writing, where information lies, who’s good to befriend now, who not. Respond to, follow, the small, invisible nudge you feel whenever the idea of contacting someone arises. This ability will grow – for 15 years. Until July, continue to be wary of legal hassles, cautious in international affairs. Chase money Sunday/Monday. Home, Friday on. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The weeks ahead emphasize money, income, possessions, purchases, rote learning, memory and sensual attractions. Seek more responsibilities, a pay raise, new clients, etc. In dealing with people and situations, you’ll gain more if you accept things at face value – digging deep would tend to waste time and prevent opportunities from reaching a ﬁnal stage. Your charm and energy surge Sunday/Monday – start something, impress someone! All those money themes arise midweek. Trips, calls, casual friends and new information come Thursday night to Saturday – be curious Saturday morning. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy, charisma, effectiveness and sense of timing shoot to the roof, now to late March. Get out, see and be seen, ask favours, and start projects – but don’t start anything you can’t ﬁnish quickly (or at least put on a solid ﬁrst step) as March brings a slowdown and indecision, especially in money zones. Retreat from the crowd Sunday/Monday. Think, and plan your next week or two. Put your plans in motion Tuesday/Wednesday, when you’re at the top of your effectiveness. Money and income affairs might surprise Thursday eve to Friday noon, then bless you into Saturday. firstname.lastname@example.org
A30 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012 CHILLIWACK TIMES
BACHELOR SUITE Chilliwack $425 cable, garbage p/u, & sh’d laundry incl’d. Suite quiet single. 604-824-1902 Sharon 1 BDRM Sardis, incl w/d, d/w, grt location, close to freeway, $700/m. 778-241-0379 or 604-788-5515
CHWK at the Vibe. Beautiful DELUXE gr flr 2 BR, 2 bath, 5 appls, 900sf, 2 sec prkg. Mtn view. Gym/Games rm. NS/NP. Av NOW. $825. Ref. 1-604-861-6303
1 Br $530up 2 BR, $695 up heat & h/w, garbage incl, no pets, Chwk nr amens. Resident Mgr. Member of Crime Free Multihousing, 604-792-8974 msg
LARGE 1 bdrm avail Feb 1st. $650 Everything is brand new! The whole suite is freshly renovated, new floors, carpets, cabinets, appliances, counter tops, kitchen, bathroom, fresh paint job. Located 1 block off the main road in a nice and quiet park of chilliwack. Has large balcony and storage space, parking stall. 2 blocks from hospital, shopping center, arena. Top floor, corner suite. For further information please call 778 867 0482 or email email@example.com
2 - 2 BDRM lge bright, corner unit, upper level, 4 plex. 5 appl, built in vac, balcony, f/p, Refs, cat ok, n/s, $850. 604-824-7838
2 BDRM APT
Corner unit avail anytime No rental Increase
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Laundry In Suite Microwave & Dishwasher Electric Fireplace Hardwood Flooring Elevator Garbage Disposal & Storage Small Pets Negotiable
QUIET ADULT apt building. Np, refs and dd. 1 Bdrm $600, 2 Brdm $700 Ph 604-795-3344
1-604-240-4003 2 BR apt Central Chwk, $575, no pets. Avail March 1. 604-868-0746
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1 BR spacious, 4 appls ns, laminate, off Garden Dr Chwk, pet neg $600. Mar 1, 604-847-0545 2 BDRM duplex, approx 750 sq ft, new carpets, w/d, f/s, n/s, carport. $800. small pet ok 604-792-1923
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Houses - Rent
AUTOMOTIVE Houses - Rent
2 BDRM on Broadway St Chwk $1000/m. Refs req’d. Avail Mar 1. 1-604-562-1070 or 1-604-773-4726 3 BDRM Home downtown with
large yard, living rm + family rm, avail Now $1100/m. Ph 604-795-1433
3 BEDROOM HOME $905/m incl garbage and water. Ph 604-795-1433 3 BR+, large, 5 appl, living, dining, play & storage rms, garages, lrg fenced yrd, shed & priv drive. Nr Central school $1100. Immed 604-316-0803
4 BDRM home, lrg fenced yrd, $1500 March 1st, nr all ammens, 46563 Gilbert Ave.Cwk 604-302-0279 or 604-302-1847
Promontory 4bdrm/2bth/7appl, AC, fenced, dbl garage, n/s, no pets, $1500. Addl 840sqft for $300. Avail now. 604 791-1089 3 BDRM, 2.5 baths, Sardis, double garage, f/p, a/c, all appl, fncd yard, N/S, avail March 1, $1375/mo. Call 604-393-3590
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• 2003 Ford Focus ZTS
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• 2003 Pontiac Grand Am #DD8000 GT, loaded, leather
• 1997 Taurus Wagon
• Lexus ES 250
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Bach suite F/S, full bathrm, coin laundry – 450 1 bdrm 2 level Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S. – $550 1 bdrm Agassiz F/S, coin laundry – $500 1 bdrm condo 3 appl, hot water – $595 1 bdrm condo newly reno’d, 3 appl – $650 1 bdrm condo gas incl, 6 appl – $650 2 bdrm apt 5 appl, gas f/p, gas incl. – $750 2 bdrm house + shop 4 appl, new paint – $1100 2 bdrm 1/2 duplex. . . . . . .F/S, carport, lg yard – $775 2 bdrm bsmt ste F/S, sh’d W/D, util incl – $700 3 bdrm suite 1100 sq. ft., util incl. – $750 3 bdrm house 5 appl, garage – $1150 3 bdrm duplex 4 appl, 2 car carport – $1000 $
1 BDRM Carriage home, approx 900 sq ft, high vault ceiling, hobby farm Greendale. Util incl, $650 furnished $600 unfurnished. 604-795-0462 1 BDRM suite avail Mar 1, heat, water incl. Gd tenant with gd ref, n/p. Call Raymond 604-792-4927
3 BDRM, 2 bth, lge 1500 sq ft w/garage, near hospital, w/d, f/s, n/s, cat ok w/ depoist. $1300 incl hydro/gas. 604-792-1923
• 2004 Saturn ION
#DD3812 4 cyl, 4 dr, 80kms
• 1995 Mercedes E320
#DD9348 Loaded, low kms
• 2007 Pontiac G5
#DD2951 Low kms, loaded
• 2001 Chrysler Neon
#DD9914 4 cyl, 4 dr.
• 1997 VW Golf
#DD2844 2 dr, 5 spd
• 1991 Corvette Conv.
#D07146 Auto, low kms.
SPACE FOR rent in church basement, previously used for day care, separate entry, rent neg, 604-858-3223 available now.
• 2004 Chev Avalanche
#DD2299 Z71, leather
• 2001 Chev Blazer LT
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• 2001 Chev Astro Awd #DD0700, Low kms
• 2001 Mazda MPV
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$4995 $4995 $1495
4 bdrm house 5 appl, f/p, garage – 1300 4bdrmhouse 5acres(f/sx2)w/d,3cargar. – $1500 ..............
Car Doors ......................$3995
25 Trunk Lids - Bare ........... 2595 Bumpers - Chrome .........$2995 Fenders ..........................
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1988 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, V6, 4x4, $1975. 1992 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, raised, V6, 4x4, $2500, D9921 in Abbts. toll free 1-877-855-6522
19’ SILVERLINE day cruiser with low hours on 350 cu in has mercruiser leg needs clean up and new canvas pieces for top. Great project for dad and teenager $3800 obo. Tandem trailer avail cheap or consider small boat or pickup truck in trade. 604-793-7714
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• 1975 TIOGA 22’ Classic Sportsman #DD1428
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• 1992 TRIPLE E EMERALD 5th Wheel
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• 1995 Ford F150
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• 1997 Ford F-250 XLT
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2005 PONTIAC Grand Prix loaded, alloy wheels, pw seats, dingless, 95kms, 3.8 l V6, cln, spoiler, $5750. 604-563-4352
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3 BR quiet St, Fairfield Island, 2 ba, full bsmt w/inlaw suite, fenced yard, pet ok, crim check, avail Feb 1st. $1500. 604-703-3335
1 BD small, avail Jan 1. $525. Incl. basic cable, hot water, laundry & garbage. Sharon 604-824-1902. Quiet retired person preferred. Chilliwack
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