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nity will think what could have happened had we had a larger incident,” Gaetz said. “We will think about it.” She was hopeful, however, that alternatives could still be found to chlorination of the main system. FHA chief medical health officer Dr. Paul Van Buynder addressed approximately 500 people at the meeting Tuesday to discuss the
ocal parents want school officials to move quickly on 15 recommendations to improve special education in the Chilliwack school district. The recommendations were made by consultant David Carter, who started reviewing the district’s special education services in August. He presented his 36-page report at a packed school board meeting Tuesday. Parents there said the report addresses many of the problems they have voiced for a year, but some were frustrated it’s taken the district so long to bring the report to the board. The document is dated Dec. 6, but the district delayed bringing it to the board until Tuesday because Carter was unavailable for the presentation. “There’s been an awful lot of time that has passed since this process first got started,” said parent Don Davis. “I don’t know that you heard anything more from Dr. Carter tonight than you would have gleaned from your opportunity to have read the report. Sure it was nice to hear from him, but my concern is, what’s the timeline for all of these steps to begin?”
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FHA chief medical health officer Dr. Paul Van Buynder faced a huge and defiant crowd Tuesday at a meeting to discuss drinking water chlorination in Chilliwack.
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he irony is almost too much to swallow. Less than 24 hours after hundreds of residents piled into Chilliwack Alliance Church to give Fraser Health Authority (FHA) bureaucrats a piece of their mind about a chlorination edict, E. coli was detected in the main water system. City officials issued a water quality advisory Wednesday for 350 homes in Greendale after water sampling confirmed a low level of E. coli bacteria at a test site at South Sumas and
E. coli detected in Chilliwack water a day after Fraser Health heard defiance from residents about chlorination
expected Thursday, Sumas Prairie roads. after which the city and The city immediately FHA were to determine flushed the pipes and if a boil-water advisory activated its standby was warranted. chlorination system. Opposition to chloMayor Sharon Gaetz rination at the Tuesday held a press conference SCAN TO SEE PHOTOS meeting was fierce and Wednesday afternoon at after the positive test, which she said the testing was yet to be confirmed and that the Times asked Gaetz if her mind she hoped the risk was, and is, negli- was changed. “I think any thoughtful commugible. Results from resampling were
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It’s a question of where legal medicinal pot growing should take place Part 2 of a two-part series.
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ince there are 590 legal medical marijuana growers in Chilliwack and Health Canada has no rules that stipulate where pot should be grown, cannabis production takes place in commercial buildings, residential basements and agricultural outbuildings. On one rural road in Chilliwack, neighbours of a suspicious medical marijuana grow operation have had concerns for years. The property has an alarmed security fence, a large dog and fans that run 24 hours a day, seven days a week, inside outbuildings so large they dwarf the neighbouring single-family homes. But concern turned to outright fear last Saturday when at least 10 trucks drove down the rural road, each dropping off a shipping container onto the five-acre property. “I know myself what a small marijuana grow operation looks like,” said one neighbour on condition of anonymity. “I have no opinion about medical marijuana. But this is a commercial operation that is supposed to be residential. And it’s in the ALR.” Another neighbour expressed real concern about the dumping of plants, fertilizer and other chemicals and what effect that could have on their drinking water. “This grow-op appears to be under a time crunch and is in full gear expanding to a commercial size grow-op,” she said. “I have concerns that Health Canada will continue to allow the legal grow-ops in the rural areas. “Health Canada have legalized these grow-ops with no regulations and no safety checks. . . . residents need to know the risks to their water supply.” Coming changes to the federal government’s medical marijuana access regulations (MMAR) mean growing marijuana will no longer be allowed in homes but exactly what the new program will look like is unclear.
A Growing Conﬂict Feb. 26 - Fighting medicinal marijuana’s growth in commercial zones Part 2 - Use of farmland for future growth of pot industry is a major concern The proposal would see a number of larger commercial/industrial growers providing the marijuana, which could mean even small commercial operations will be forced to shut down. Last week the city received a legal opinion that said farmland and the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is “an appropriate place to grow pot,” Mayor Sharon Gaetz told theTimes. This is of concern to the city given community interest that farmland be used to grow food, according to Gaetz. But also for tax reasons. “Residential and business subsidize farmers heavily and I think most people would be appalled to think they were subsidizing marijuana growers,” Gaetz said. Health Canada asked for feedback on the proposed changes to the MMAR up until Feb. 28. Those changes will come into effect April 1, 2014, with the current MMAR program
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ounties are warning the public about a man who grabbed a female runner on a popular local hiking trail last weekend. Police say two women were running on the Tea Pot Hill trail near Cultus Lake last Sunday around 6 p.m. when a man grabbed one of them from behind. The RCMP says the man grabbed one of the woman by the shoulder. She was able to escape his grasp and both women ran away and called police. “This is a really popular place for people to hike and run,” RCMP spokesperson Const.
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Spend more money than we get that—even before the end of May—staff should find ways to work Carter’s recommendations into planning for next year’s budget. “Clearly dollars and cents are attached to almost all of the recommendations,” McKay said. Like many districts around the province, Carter said Chilliwack spends more money on special education than it gets (42 per cent more), and that frustration among parents and staff is “primarily attributable to what happens when very complex children are included in modern classrooms and resources are very very tight.” While his 15 recommendations suggest ways to improve local special education services, Carter said one “massive strength” of special education services in Chilliwack is the people. “I have been impressed, and on a couple of occasions, I really can tell you (you can check with my wife) I was moved by what I saw people doing, making do with what they have to do the best they can for kids,” he told trustees. Calls for a review of Chilliwack school district special education services were sparked a year ago by School District
No. 33 education assistant Kathi Friesen, who stood up at a board meeting and told trustees the district needed more accountability in its education of students with autism. Her comments unleashed emotional public complaints from parents of students with autism. Friesen and a number of those parents were on hand Tuesday. “I’m thrilled with Dr. Carter’s report,” Friesen said. “I really like all of his recommendations. As you know, us EAs have had a lot of frustrations, and I can see that you’ve taken some of our concerns seriously.” Autism is a frequent focus in Carter’s report. He called it a “flashpoint” among parents in the district. “If there were people unhappy, it was more often around autism than in any other category,” he said. He said the incidence of autism is “shooting right up” and recommends more resources and training for staff. ◗ For Carter’s complete report, see the Feb. 26 school board agenda at www. sd33.bc.ca.
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And the award for bullying
t’s kind of ironic, isn’t it, that the Oscars happen so close to Pink Shirt Day? After all, Pink Shirt Day is about raising awareness about the negative effects of bullying, and maybe even doing something about it. And the aftermath of the Academy Awards is just about the biggest, universally sanctioned bully-fest going. Kids who stop to think about it will immediately recognize the fashion-bullying that fills the entertainment “news” channels and yellow journalism tabloids, and overflows into supposedly more legitimate news venues, including top television news stations, news magazines, and national and regional newspapers (and some community newspapers will manufacture a way to dip their toes into this foetid pond, too). I was flipping through the news channels early Monday morning, still too early for all the Oscar winners to get to the hangover stage from their awards partying. I caught the tail-end of one “news” item in which Jennifer Aniston was being raked over the coals for wearing a dress that “shouldn’t have been at the Oscars.” And her hair was apparently not up to snuff, either. Not properly styled in the latest fashion. The comment went something along the lines of “yes, we like
Be Our Guest the ‘Rachel hair’ [an allusion to her role as Rachel in her previous life as one of the stars on the hit television sitcom Friends], but she could have done something with it.” That snide delivery was followed up with a list of derisively helpful suggestions. Other channels were filled with comments about the “losers” who were judged by the Motion Picture Academy to be only the secondto-fifth (or sixth) best achievers in their categories in the entire entertainment industry. Children just love to pick on each other this way. Schoolgirls, especially, like to find fashionable reasons to ostracize their classmates who are not deemed worthy of inclusion in “the group.” The wrong clothes, or the wrong hairdo, or the wrong makeup (or no make-up at all, god forbid!) make the odd one out an easy target for a bully onslaught. The guys, too, can sniff out a failed trip to the barber, or an unfortunate choice of sneakers, although they’re more likely to pick
away at a brain too full of intelligence and not enough manly sporting aptitude. And why not? Why wouldn’t kids pick away at each others’ scabs like too many chickens trapped in a tiny coop? Our entertainers have somehow become our most influential and socially powerful class. And it sometimes seems that they and their publicity machines veritably exist to bully each other, with fashion-unconsciousness often the weapon of choice for the females of the species, and a shallowly questionable choice of a mate often the wimpy male entertainer’s soft underbelly. Meanwhile, we, the viewers and consumers of their entertaining antics, pile on, bullying them all into anorexia and a variety of other debilitating neuroses that too often result in fatal self-medication with illicit drugs. And then we cry for them. Oh! how we shed those tears of grief for a life lost too soon, before they could give us a few more wounds for our seemingly unlimited supply of salt! Turn off the TV when they start gushing about someone’s “wonderfully clever” backwards necklace while condemning someone else for a hairdo. ◗ Bob Groeneveld is the editor of the Langley Advance.
e see a police officer bit by an unruly night club patron. TransLink proudly proclaimed in a recent press release that the incidence of bus drivers getting beat up has declined “significantly” in past months—and yet the numbers remain appalling, and many are still forced to leave their jobs out of rational fear or because of the physical injuries they’ve already sustained. An entire public relations campaign had to be launched to keep drivers from running down flag persons directing traffic at road work projects. Indeed, the reckless behaviour of drivers seems to know no bounds anymore. Speeders and drunk drivers are joined on the highways and roadways by texters, tweeters, and talkers. A relatively new phenomenon is emerging, called “fire in the hole,” which involves pulling up to a drive-through window at a fast-food restaurant and ordering a drink, which is immediately thrown back to drench the (usually) young person working at the service window. The whole thing is often recorded and proudly uploaded to the Internet for public consumption and “entertainment.” Even setting aside how dangerous all of this can be, most of us will recognize this as obviously childish behaviour. But it is behaviour that, for the most part, is being perpetrated by adults, or at least, by individuals of adult age. With all of this going on, how is it possible to be surprised that bullying and general disrespect are rampant among our youngsters? If we’re ever going to clean this mess up, we have to take the broom into our own homes, and sweep out our own closets. John F. Kennedy once noted that “civility is not a sign of weakness.” Conversely, bullying is most assuredly not a sign of strength—neither for children nor amongst adults.
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Ventilation will fix the problem Editor: John Smith turns on his industrial fan to vent his noxious fumes to the atmosphere and shortly can smell “Mary Jane.” I worked for years at moving air and am still good at it. John’s problem is his makeup air (intake) is in the wrong location, it would be the same with fried chicken or burgers. Methinks he would not protest so much.
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NDP capable of predicting future Editor: Much is being made right now in the national media about the controversies surrounding several members of the “appointed” Senate. Some people are right now stating that it is overdue that the Senate be abolished. These people are only about 30 years behind the times. The federal NDP made this one of their central issues back in 1984. I know, because I was the federal NDP candidate in Niagara Falls. We has two central issues that we were instructed to comment on at every opportunity. One issue was the illogical fact that retired MPs received large pensions after only eight years in service. Their pensions should be geared to the number of years of service, much like it is in all other sectors of society. We were ignored on this issue. The second issue was a call for the complete elimination of the unelected Senate. Everyone knows that the Canadian Senate is copied after the old British “House of Lords,” where wealthy individuals are rewarded for their loyal service to the governing party. This patronage system is funded totally by the taxpayers of Canada. We felt then, and I feel now that this system is undemocratic, completely unnecessary and should be eliminated immediately. In 1984, despite the fact that we made this a central
issue across Canada, the national media ignored us and therefore—the local media across the country ignored us. I recall going on the local radio station and focused on this Senate issue. The radio moderator did his best to cut me off and to switch the conversation to other issues. Now, all of a sudden, everyone and their cousins are jumping on the bandwagon. Where were these people 29 years ago? It seems that the NDP (as they often are) were 30 years beyond the times Once the national media and local media begin to catch up with the NDP, they may just discover a revelation, that the NDP can be looked at as an entity that indeed does predict the future for the betterment of us all. Are we now going to wait another 30 years before anything is done on this issue? Dick Harrington Chilliwack
Thinking of my kids’ future Editor: I find it interesting that Mr. Dix and the NDP oppose balancing the budget and even went as far as to say and I quote: “well, we might get around to balancing the budget in four or five years.” So there is the deciding factor for me. A government in waiting that will continue to pile on debt for my kids to pay off or one that will do whatever it can to reach a balanced budget to ensure my kids have less debt. As much as I was toying and tinkering with the NDP, I have decided to vote for responsible government. Sandra Robinson Maple Ridge
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Editor: My civil and constitutional rights have been compromised by DPPL licences handed out by Health Canada with no regard to my rights to my health, security, and protection of my assets. Health Canada has issued three DPPL licences allowing a “contractor” to operate a growing medical marijuana business for profit next door in a R1-A zoned neighbourhood. Health Canada issued these licences despite the fact they contradict multiple Chilliwack zoning and business bylaws as well as the National Building Code of Canada standards, electrical inspections and B.C. fire codes. We have lost: 1- Our right to clean air free from noxious odors - the grow op is detectable 400 feet down the street; 2- Our right to reasonable safety and security as we are now open to a high risk of “grow rips and home invasions;” 3- Our right to the standards set forth in the City of Chilliwack’s zoning bylaws which are “trumped and unenforceable” by Health Canada’s lawless licensing; 4- Our right to recourse and reimbursement from damages resulting from an uninsured and un-inspected business now operating beside us; 5- Our right to a reasonable expectation of our home’s value, which has plummeted. Would you buy beside a marijuana grow operation?; and 6- Our right to insure our home—which is now uninsurable considering the physical risks next door. Does anyone care? Bernie & Sharon Lupichuk Chilliwack
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Sports STRONGMAN, from page 10 It was Sardis physical education coach Bob Fitzsimmons who encouraged Maundrell, then in Grade 10, to register—and train for—the 2009 strongman competition. Maundrell built his muscle and trained for the competition’s disciplines by lifting hay bales and heaving heavy chunks of wood in the backyard of his Greendale home. “There’s motivation and you have a goal,” he said of the allure of Strongman. “I hadn’t had a goal in a good two years and I had a goal again. I had a goal to do something. I wanted to do it bad. I wanted to place on the podium in my first year.” And he did: despite competing against boys one and two years older than him, Maundrell finished third in his first competition. His love of school did not grow over time. But Maundrell continued coming to class. The next year, he aimed for second place—and achieved that goal. In his senior year, in 2012, Maundrell struggled through personal issues that again tempted him to drop out. “In my Grade 12 year, I didn’t really want to be in school, I had a lot of problems,” he said. “Bodybuilding and training for strongman [allowed me to] ignore everything. . . . When I would go to the gym or I would sit out here and work out, in a theoretical sense it was my temple.” Maundrell describes winning Strongman last year as “like being on top of a mountain. It was like climbing that peak to perfection, to where you wanted to be. That’s what you waited for. That’s what you wanted to do. And that’s what I wanted to do. “When I placed first and they handed me that trophy, I don’t even know how
Record field of girls this year to explain it,” he said. “It was an amazing feeling to have people cheer for you and congratulate you and [to] have been working that hard to progress it that far for three years.” Different motivations Everybody, it seems has a different reason to compete. On a recent Saturday afternoon, a dozen students gather at Xceed Training Centre to throw sandbags, flip 400-pound tires, lift weights and do everything else they can to prepare for this year’s event, which runs all next week at the school. P.J. Retief, a trainer at the gym and former back-to-back Strongman champion, has organized the sessions alongside his brother Louis, a Grade 12 Sardis student. P.J. won Strongman in 2010 and 2011, the year he graduated; Louis triumphed last year. This year, the younger Retief says his goal is to keep the family name on top for four years straight. Austin Ensz has a much different motivation. “This year, I just want to redeem myself,” said a still-winded Ensz shortly after shuttling sandbags across Xceed’s cement back lot. Last year, as a Grade 10 student, he fared poorly having entered Strongman on a whim while on a diet prompted by an upcoming mixed martial arts fight. This year’s competition is about showing himself that last year’s finish was an aberration. Tori Kuhn, one of two girls training on the Saturday, said that while competitors are racing against the clock and each other, a camaraderie develops. In 2012, the battle for third place in the women’s division came down to a tug-of-
war between Kuhn and Sarah Muxlow. Both girls were determined to come out on top. But afterwards, Kuhn was satisfied with her effort. “Last year, when I lost against Sarah, I was actually happy for her,” Kuhn said. As a senior this year, Kuhn wants that third spot. “I want to make the podium this year,” she said. Now a school tradition Kuhn will be in tough, though. Seventeen strongwomen—more than ever before—have signed up to compete and this will be the first year the competition has two weight classes for girls. In this, its 15th year, the event has grown so large that organizers were forced to cap the total number of participants because of time constraints. That success is gratifying for Bob and Alison Fitzsimmons, the teachers who built the event into what it has become. The pair initially conceived of Strongman as a way to involve kids on the periphery of school sports. Since its debut in 1999 it’s become popular throughout the school, but Alison says it still draws students who aren’t normally at the centre of Sardis culture. “It’s a whole cross-section of kids,” she said. “I meet a whole bunch of kids in Strongman who I’ve never seen before.” Now, with cool kids and edgy kids and girls and jocks all taking part, the event has grown to the point where the two longtime teachers know the event they’ve created will endure even when they’re long gone. “It’s just part of Sardis now,” Alison said. “It’s part of Sardis culture and Sardis tradition and I don’t think it’s ever going to go away.”
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BY MIKE VANDERKWAAK Heartland Fellowship
rayer happens. A short energetic burst like, Oh my God! Or an artful Shakespearian type that uses old school words like thee and beseech. We are invited to communicate with a living and loving God. It can be for someone—an injured hockey player, a grieving dad, an anxious cancer patient, a heartbroken 20year-old, a faithful 80- or eight-yearold. The prayer can simply be in response to Jesus’s invitation to pray. Did you know Jesus prayed? And He also showed us a wonderful prayer often referred to as the
Lord’s Prayer. In the Bible, Matthew 6:9, Jesus says, “When you pray, say, ‘Our Father in heaven ...’” Notice Jesus starts with the word “Our.” Why not, “My Father?” Because we are all part of something greater than ourselves. All of us make up humanity and Jesus is saying we all have a Father in heaven. Out of the many titles of God, he chooses Father. Jesus himself called God “Father,” and says you can too. Though prayer is communication with a very powerful God, our approach can be as comfortable as a child coming to his or her daddy. Think of it—access to the God
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fter their best season yet, the G.W. Graham senior girls basketball team still fell just short of securing their elusive first provincial championship berth this week. The Grizzlies had been battling for a back-door route to the BCs since losing their first game of the Fraser Valley championships Feb. 15. But their last hope was dashed by a 70-57 defeat at the hands of Yorkhouse in a wild card game Monday. “We came out a bit flat and nervous in the first half,” said coach Sarah Mouritzen, “but after being down 18 at one point, the girls fought back to get it with in five in the dying minutes of the fourth quar-
ter but just didn’t have quite enough.” The Grizzlies had a chance to clinch a trip to the provincials Saturday in the bronze medal game of the Fraser Valley’s but were denied 68-60 by perennial spoilers Abbotsford Christian, who have now stymied Graham’s provincial aspirations three seasons in a row. Grizzlies senior Kaitlyn McDonald, who heads to the University of the Fraser Valley next season, put up 25 points against the Knights, and Jenika Bannerman had her “best game in a Grizzlies uniform,” according to Mouritzen, with 29 points and a monster 18 rebounds.
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t’s do or die for the Sardis secondary senior boys basketball team in a Fraser Valley Championship game against Lord Tweedsmuir today (Thursday). The winner goes to provincials; the loser goes home. “We match up well with Tweedsmuir, and it should be a good game but a tough one,” said coach Kyle Graves. With a win, Graves (a Sardis basketball alumni) would lead his team to its first provincial trip in the school’s history. After beating Robert Bateman 78-30 in the first round of the Fraser Valleys last Wednesday, the Falcons went down 75-64 to Enver Creek Friday before staving off elim-
ination against North Delta 82-61 Monday. That game was a “complete team effort,” according to Graves, with five players putting up double-digit points led by Grade 12s Ryan Mcknight and Mike Gregory. Mcknight came off the bench to hit four threepointers. Grade 11s Hayden Lejeune, Eric Rogers and Cam Servatius also chipped in more than 10 points each. Grade 12 Falcons captain Jason Kroeker also put in a great defensive effort to shut down North Delta’s star player. Sardis’s game against Lord Tweedsmuir tips off at 2:30 p.m. in Surrey. Visit www. bcboysbasketball.com.
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Starting and protecting a garden Q: We recently moved into a home in Coquitlam. It is the first time we have owned a place with a backyard and we are excited to start a garden. I would love a garden from which we could pick delectable things to eat (herbs, veggies, etc). But we often get bears, raccoons, squirrels and others here. What kind of things fare well in this climate and do not attract wildlife? Also we have tall trees around our backyard and so only get a little morning sunlight. Siobhan Gatchalian Coquitlam A: Few crops meet all the criteria you have: the shade, the tall trees and hungry wildlife. I am including slugs in my idea of ‘wildlife’ because they can create havoc in many gardens, especially shady ones. Food crops that should fit your situation without a lot of extra work include rhubarb and strongly aromatic shade-tolerant herbs such as mint (invasive!), chives and parsley. Arugula and corn salad aren’t a favourite
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removed and tops covered with mesh make slug-proof greenhouses. Pet-friendly slug baits are sold in garden centres. Leafy crops tolerate part shade much better than fruiting crops do. Leafy vegetables include cabbage, broccoli, kale, arugula, spinach, swiss chard, lettuce, purslane (delicious but invasive) and many Asian vegetables like bok choy. Unfortunately, deer love eating leafy vegetables. Netting these (pea-netting or fishnet) does work. Also deer hate putting their faces in branches with multiple tiny twigs. It would be helpful to stay uncommitted about what you can and can’t grow until you’ve tried many different things. Most vegetables need a minimum of four hours sun while (sun-lovers like squash, tomatoes etc.) need much more. Location is also important. I wonder if you have a sunnier, or at least lighter, space outside your front
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News WATER, from page 1 order that Chilliwack begin drinking water chlorination. Van Buynder immediately began by talking about Walkerton and the seven people who died and 2,300 people who got sick in that Ontario town in May 2000. “The message that got out at that particular time is that if we don’t do drinking water protection properly and we get unlucky with the bug that turns up, then this has enormous consequences,” Van Buynder said. He said there have been a number of incidents of E. coli and fecal coliform detected in the water system in Chilliwack since 1996, although that was mostly in hillside reservoirs. Chilliwack is one of the largest cities in Canada that does not chlorinate its water. “Thingshavehappenedover the last 16 years when there are times when your system is not foolproof,” he said. “We want to make it foolproof.” The city was first made aware of FHA’s concern when medical health officer Dr. Marcus Lem came to city council on Feb. 5 to say the city had to start adding chlorine to the water as a condition of its permit. Lem made a number of controversial comments following that meeting including that Chilliwack has “poo in its water” and that he wouldn’t let his daughter drink it. Gaetz said Lem was fearmongering, and Chilliwack MLA John Les was angered by the hyperbole. Les was first to speak Tuesday evening. “You mention Walkerton,” Les said. “You pointed out that what you would like to achieve in Chilliwack is a foolproof water supply. Chlorination in and of itself does not achieve that. Walkerton was a chlorinated system. The story of Walkerton was you had a couple of idiots running the system and allowing cow manure to run into the well.” Fewer than 20 people were able to ask questions and make comments at the meeting before Fraser Health shut the meeting down at 9:30 p.m. Ilja Kraemer said her father is allergic to chlorine. Judy Fayle said she suffers from third-stage kidney dis-
‘No plot’ ease and held a sign up saying that her dog wouldn’t drink chlorinated water. “How does putting poison in the water make it better?” she asked. Van Buynder replied “There is no plot by the government to poison the vast majority of Canadians.” A number of people said they were willing to take the risk of drinking non-chlorinated water. “I’m willing to take the risk,” said Stan Strahl (brother of former Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Chuck Strahl). Resident Bob Buhler suggested Van Buynder came to Chilliwack “to talk down to us” after which he read a detailed definition of the word “bullying,” pointing out that the next day, Feb. 27, was provincial anti-bullying day. Van Buynder said Chilliwack has a great source of drinking water but that no matter how good a job city staff do of monitoring the drinking water system, incursions happen from time to time and current testing takes two days to get results. He said secondary disinfection is the only way to ensure the end product will always be safe. “We need more than just really good water in the ground,” Van Buynder said. “We need really good water at the tap.” The city has said it is willing to increase the $3 million a year spent on maintenance, increase flushing from two to three times a year, and increase sampling from once to twice weekly. Director of public works Glen MacPherson said the city has also asked FHA if chlorination of the hillside areas could be done considering, before Wednesday, there had never been a case of E. coli detected in the main distribution system that serves 97 per cent of the city. A petition begun at www. chilliwackwater.com has more than 4,000 signatures. No timeline has been given for chlorination and anyone with questions not already answered on Fraser Health’s website can email them to waterquestions@ fraserhealth.ca.
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GROW, from page 3 “These people, they don’t make deals with pens, they use glocks,” he added. The subject is so sensitive that neighbours don’t want to talk on the record for fear of reprisals, and the growers themselves are quick to lawyer up. When one local grower was asked about the expansion underway in their commercial unit, the Times was threatened with legal action. Gaetz said that after a number of complaints, the last time city staff escorted by the RCMP paid a visit to the rural grow operation in this story, they were met at the gate by a lawyer who allowed city staff in and refused the police entry. The mayor wonders why there is so much secrecy and clandestine behaviour given the legality of growing
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medicinal marijuana. “This is supposed to be an above-board operation,” she said. “So why should people have to be afraid of things that they say? That would not happen in any other zoning issue in our city. It’s wrong.” One grower contacted the Times after the Feb. 26 story to say the topic was being sensationalized and the vast majority of growers are responsible and abide by the rules. Gaetz said that may be true but city hall hears a lot of complaints about growers who don’t follow the rules. “The only way that you find out is through complaints and the conflict in our community is not about ones growing responsibly,” she said.
But those who suffer serious medical conditions and who rely on marijuana to relieve symptoms fear the loss of personal production licences and the increased per gram cost that will come with the MMPR. Jason Wilcox suffers from a terminal illness, grows marijuana for personal use and is the CEO of the newly formed MMAR Coalition Against Repeal. He said the proposed changes will trample patient rights. “Our main concern is the barriers that may exist in relation to accessing medication,” Wilcox told the Times. “And the courts have already ruled that access needs to be fair and reasonable. “I can’t afford the projected prices.”
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Merchant poses many questions Second time around for Shakespeare’s controversial play
ban in the same production; the role of Portia is taken by Rae MacEachern-Eastwood, who has appeared in several roles in recent productions. Rachel Mah is Nerissa, Tim Howe is Gratiano, with Geneva Perkins as Salerio, Bethany Gasser as Balthazar, Dylan Coulter as Bassanio, Ashlyn Tegg as Salanio, illiam Shakespeare’s The MerJulian MacPherson as Lorenzo, Liam Archer chant of Venice is the third main as the Duke of Morroco, Danielle Warmenstage production of the Univerhoven as Jessica and Thomas Smith as sity of the Fraser Valley theatre Lancelot. Other performers, some playing department‘s 2012/13 season. multiple roles, include: Josh Tompke, SteThis will be the second production by the phen Wilhite, Amanda Thiessen and Bertan department of this controversial work, the and Sekan Baruh. Set design is by Astrid first being in March, 1991. Beugeling with costume design The play features three of by Jaclyn Singh and lighting Shakespeare’s most memorable design by Caitlin Archer. Sound characters: Shylock, Portia and design is by Eli Funk, with props Antonio. The Merchant of Venice design by Nichole Janisch. Stage is a play of many threes: ladies, manager is J.D Dueckman. lovers, cultures, rings and wise The Merchant of Venice opens questions, making it the perfect SCAN FOR TICKETS March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the thechoice for the department’s atre on the Chilliwack North 33rd season of theatre. The play poses many campus at the corner of Yale and Airport, questions: Where does love come from? Why with two half-price previews March 6 and do people of different races and religions 7 and regular performances March 9, 15, distrust each other? What is the quality of 16, 21, 22 and 23. There are also matinees mercy? March 13 and 14 at noon and March 17 and Director and department head Bruce Kirk- 24 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices range between ley has assembled a talented cast and crew $10 and $22. The March 17 matinee perforof UFV theatre students for this demanding mance is a pay-what-you-can event, with a production. Casting is as follows: Shylock recommended price of only $10. will be played by Ron Jackson, who took the role of Stephano in the department’s 2011 ◗ For tickets and information call 604-795production of The Tempest; Antonio will be 2814 or email email@example.com or visit www. played by Gabriel Kirkley, who played Caliufv.ca/theatre.
Music to inspire Theda Phoenix performs a two-set evening March 1 at 7:30 p.m. featuring a sound journey and a set of healing inspirational songs using crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, rattles, ocean drum, rainstick, harp and intuitive ethereal vocals. Performance is at Victory Church (formerly the old Chilliwack Arts Centre), 45899 Henderson Ave. Tickets are $22 advance ($27 at the door) and available at Amethyst Book & Essence, 8989 Young Rd. or online at www.amethystbookstore.com. Chair seating provided. If you wish to relax on the floor, please bring your own cushions, mats, blankets. Recycled art
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ability into his sculptural pieces made from found wood. Moran is an Emily Carr University of Art + Design graduate whose work will be on display at the Chilliwack Museum starting with a March 2 opening from noon to 2 p.m. at which the artist will be present. Exhibition hours at the museum run from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The show closes on April 11.
ing one of the most beloved performers of all time, Nat King Cole. Actor/singer Don Stewart honours Cole’s life through the production, Unforgettable; the Music of Nat King Cole, coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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Studio Theatre at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre to life with the musical pairing of violin and guitar on March 3 at 2:30 p.m. The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society partnered with the Chilliwack Academy of Music welcomes the combined talents of world-renowned musicians Jasper Wood and Daniel Bolshoy, collectively known as Duo Rendezvous, and their show Café Paris. Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $22 for students. Call the box office at 604-391-SHOW(7469) for more information.
of Fame Inductee and threetime winner of the Entertainer of the Year, has performed internationally including three trips to Afghanistan to entertain our troops. Temple, an original member of CBS’s Hudson Brothers band and a studio musician, teams up with Kenny in an unbeatable comedy music show that’s all about the time when rock and roll was fun. Tickets are $10 and available at the Legion. Showtime is 8 p.m. and there are trivia contests and prizes. For more information visit www.kennyandbrian.ca.
Shaw and Temple Kenny Shaw and Brian Temple bring their 1960s tribute extravaganza to Chilliwack baby boomers and everybody who likes golden oldies. They will be at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4 on March 8. Shaw, a BCCMA Hall
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Pecos Bill As part of the Kids Series, the Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society hosts Pecos Bill, A Tall Tale at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 10 at 2 and 4 p.m. Oregon Shadow Theatre will capture the imagination of your little ones. This is a show sure to delight both young children and adults alike. Tickets are only $10 for a show you and your children will love. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. See WHAT’S ON, Page 28
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‘Herlarious’ evening of comedy
Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! is once again coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 8 with a whole new lineup of female comedians in this insanely funny show. Celebrate International Women’s Day with all the crazy stuff that makes women special, as these comedians highlight the comical side of life in this wildly entertaining show. Presented by the Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society, I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! is hosted by comedian Erica Sigurdson as she emcees the third annual “herlarious” evening at the Centre. This all-female stand-up comedy show opens with the super funny Stephanie Michelle, features ditzy blonde Lark Miller and brings the hysterical wisecracking of headliner Jen Grant for an evening that will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter. Nominated for Best Female Comedian at the Canadian Comedy Awards, Grant has her own half-hour TV special on CTV Comedy Now and has performed at virtually every comedy festival in the country. Grant has been on CBC’s The Debaters, was a finalist at the Great Canadian Laugh Off and was the first Canadian to be a finalist at the Boston Comedy Competition. She has recently returned to Canada after three years in New York City where this Toronto comedian had the opportunity to play major comedy clubs with such legends as Robert Klein, the famous Jim Breuer and the great Louis CK. Emceeing for the evening is Sigurdson, a dominating force in the Canadian comedy scene as well as an award-winning writer. With multiple comedy festival credits to her name including Montreal’s Just For Laughs, and the Winnipeg, Hali-
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Jen Grant headlines I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! in Chilliwack March 8. fax, St. John’s, Moncton, P.E.I., Sudbury and Vancouver comedy festivals, she is a comedic force. Also a regular contributor to CBC radio programs, including The Current and Definitely Not The Opera, Erica has been featured on the smashhit radio show The Debaters a record 20 times. A two-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and a Leo Award winning comedy writer, Sigurdson has been performing stand-up across Canada for more than 10 years. The show opens with the very funny Michelle, who started her comedic career in Vancouver in 2011. Placing second in “Funniest Comic with a Day Job” 2011, and third in “Funniest Female” 2011, she brings a fresh sassy edge to the show. Then there is stand-up comedian Miller, who combines wit and innocence with
her baby-doll voice and femininity to spare, creating a style that is all her own. Perhaps the biggest highlight of Lark’s stand-up career to date was performing on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Her love of comedy and writing took her to Los Angeles early in her career, where she was selected as a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and won a number of comedy contests, including the Shifting Baselines contest, which was judged by Larry David, Bill Mahr, Tom Arnold and Julia Louis Dreyfus. Be warned, adult material and situations are abundant in this show. ◗ For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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Laughter cuts through the tears
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Craig Lauzon and Lorne Cardinal arm wrestling in Where the Blood Mixes. survivors coming to terms with years of abuse and cultural decimation. But one of the most surprising things about Loring’s work is just how darn funny it is. “A big part of our healing includes being able to laugh at the same time when serious matters are being dealt with,” says Naxaxalhtsi, Albert “Sonny” McHalsie, cultural advisor/historian for the Sto:lo Research and Resource Management Centre, “especially at a time when many of our people are dealing
with their experiences at residential school through healing, court, or settlements or a combination of all.” Powerful and disturbing, Where the Blood Mixes is an important piece of theatre that is bringing a very sensitive subject out into the open. ◗ For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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Nominated for “Best Female Comedian” by the Canadian Comedy Awards, headliner Jen Grant has her own half hour TV special on CTV “Comedy Now” and has performed at virtually every comedy festival in the country. This Toronto comedian had the opportunity to play major comedy clubs with such legends as Robert Klein, the famous Jim Breuer and the great Louis CK. Erica Sigurdson, emcee for the evening, is a comanding force in the Canadian Comedy scene as well as an award-winning writer. With multiple
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Join these fantastic ladies on International Women’s Day for the third annual ‘herlarious’ evening of all female stand-up comedy presented by The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society. This is the perfect show to break up those dreary gray days, so round up the girls for an evening packed full of fun.
Come celebrate International Women’s Day with I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! as some of Canada’s funniest female comedians crack-up the audience in this exhilarating show.
Jen GRANT comedy festival credits to her name she is also a regular contributor to CBC radio programs, and has been featured on the smash-hit radio show The Debaters a record twenty times. She is also a two-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and a Leo Award winning comedy writer. Opening the show is the very funny Stephanie Michelle who started her comedic career in Vancouver in 2011, placed second in “Funniest Comic with a Day Job” 2011, and third in “Funniest Female” in 2011. She brings a fresh sassy edge to the show.
This show and may not be appropriate for all audience members as it contains adult material and situations. Get your tickets early for this awesome show… call 604-391-SHOW(7469) I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! is generously sponsored by Cloverdale Paint, Little Mountain Greenhouses, Best Western, Ann Davis Transition Society, The Chilliwack Times, Department of Canadian Heritage and the British Columbia Arts Council.
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Emceed by the witty Erica Sigurdson the show opens with hysterical Stephanie Michelle, features the ditzy blonde Lark Miller and is capped off with the brazen headliner Jen Grant. These ladies will raise the bar for all comedians, proving women “got it” when it comes to big laughs.
The outlandish comedy of stand-up comedian Lark Miller, who is generally regarded as being funny for a woman, and attractive for a comedian, combines wit and innocence creating a distinct style that is all her own. With her baby doll voice and femininity to spare, her career to date has been highlighted with a performance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Winning a number of comedy contests, including the Shifting Baselines contest, which was judged by Larry David, Bill Mahr, Tom Arnold and Julia Louis Dreyfus, Miller is a comedian you won’t want to miss!
fantastic lineup of super funny female comedic talent is coming to The Culutral Centre on March 8 in the halarious I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! Back once again with a whole new lineup of female comedians in an insanely funny show that will have you rolling in the aisles and howling with laughter.
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Easter music Come to a sing-along program of traditional Easter music accompanied by the Chilliwack Songs of Praise Orchestra on March 10, 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8871 School Rd. Instrumental prelude at 6:15 p.m. by Alex Maier and Rod Swanson. Special instrumental and vocal presentations. Call 604792-9577 for more details. March at Branch 280
Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight with River Chicken, March 1 and 2; Cheek to Cheek, March 8 and 9; Bob Marlow, March 15 and 16; Greg Hampson, March 22 and 23; and Ray Doucet, March 29 and 30. There is also karaoke March 10 from 1 to 5 p.m. New kitchen staff and menu, check it out.
Music and Dance Festival The 66th annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival continues in 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
What’s On cost of only $4 per session. For more information visit www.chilliwacklionsclubmusicanddancefestival.com.
Visions of Three On now at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery is Visions of Three, featuring the paintings and drawings of artist and teacher John Leflock and two of his past students, Robyn MacRae and Pat Duncan. The art includes airbrushing along with other traditional and modern techniques. Show runs until March 2 in the gallery, at 9201 Corbould St. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, from noon to 5 p.m.
Call for entries The Chilliwack Museum Chambers Gallery has issued a 2014 call for entries for solo, partnered or group exhibitions. Please submit fiveinch-by-seven-inch photos or a DVD or memory stick (PowerPoint or Word document) in any medium, along with a biography and an artist statement. Twenty to 30 examples required. Pick up an application form at the Chilliwack Museum, at 45820 Spadina Ave., or download the application form found on the Chilliwack Museum website at www.chilliwackmuseum. ca. Deadline is May 31.
Acoustic jams Country acoustic jam sessions every Saturday at the Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre, located at 9400 College St. from 7 to 11 p.m. All musicians and friends are welcome. Bring your own instrument. Members $3 and non-members $5. For further information contact Rod or Marnie 604-792-1168.
Prayer shawls A prayer shawl knitting group meets at Lynnwood Retirement Residence, 9168 Corbould St., Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to knit or learn to knit prayer shawls is invited to join. For more information call Svea
Open mic CIVL Radio at the University of the Fraser Valley presents open mic at Aftermath Social House at the Abbotsford campus. Join Birds of Canada host Adam Roper on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Acts such as spoken
word, comedy, music and poetry are welcome to perform on stage. Come check out local talent in the Fraser Valley with your friends.
Music scholarships The Chilliwack Academy of Music is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for financial aid and will be awarding $30,000 in scholarships and bursaries to local students. Scholarships are for academy students registering for lessons next year, graduating high school students beginning a postsecondary music degree program, and for anyone registering for lessons at the academy next year who show financial need. Contact the academy at 604-7920790, email@example.com or visit www. chilliwackmusic.com. Lines and clay
The next Chilliwack Visual Artists Association (CVAA) exhibition to be held at the the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery begins March 7 and runs until April 20. It is called Drawing the Line Shaping the Clay and features the artwork of local clay artist Ted Driediger and sketch artist Heinz Klassen. Meet the artists at a reception in the gallery on March 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.
UFV THEATRE DEPARTMENT PRESENTS
The Merchant of Venice
March 6 to 23 at 7:30 pm UFV Performance Theatre — Chilliwack campus on Yale Rd. 45635 Yale Rd.
Half–price previews: March 6, 7 Matinees: March 13, 14 at noon and March 17, 24 at 2 pm Ticket prices: $14 to $22
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His signs are works of art BY PAUL J. HENDERSON firstname.lastname@example.org
Local travel agency offers personalized tour of WWI & WWII sites and memorials
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This sign in Yarrow by Dan Sawatzky has won third place in a sign competition.
alling what Dan Sawatzky creates “signs” is in some ways a stretch of the definition of the word. Sawatzky’s creations at Imagination Corporation in Yarrow are whimsical sculptures that, yes, usually contain some words and serve as signs for businesses such as ChillAir, Bridal Falls Waterpark and the Hell’s Gate Airtram. Now one of his creations located right across the street from his fantastical new house, which is under construction in Yarrow, has finished third in an international award competition. In fact, two of Sawatzky’s creations were up for the Readers’ Choice award in the 2013 International Sign Contest put on annually by Signs of theTimes magazine. One is the hard-to-miss sign in Yarrow for Mighty Moose Ice Cream. The other is the Lark Rise Horse House sign in Mission. “ We are always really pleased when one of our signs or projects is honoured,” Sawatzky said on his blog at imaginationcorporation.com. “One of the world’s top con-
Bruce Bennewith of Rainbow Country Travel & Tours will be escorting a one-of-a-kind tour this fall combining the world-class cities of Paris and Amsterdam with an appreciation of the sacrifices of Canada’s armed forces in Normandy and Flanders.
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tests is the Sign of the Times annual contest. Through the years we’ve had many of our projects honoured with top awards. These awards hang proudly in my studio.”
◗ To find a link to the contest and to see the winner along with Sawatzky’s third-place sign, visit the online version of the magazine at www.signweb.com.
“We’re excited to offer this tour because it’s uniquely special in many ways. We’ve included a lot of extras in this itinerary that are simply not found in other tours, such as a visit to the gravestone of Chilliwack’s own hero, Victoria Cross winner Piper James Richardson” said Bruce. “There are a couple other tours that take in the main Canadian sites as we do, such as Juno Beach, Passchendaele, and Vimy Ridge, but we stay multiple nights in places like Dieppe and Ypres and that enables us to experience these areas in a more up-close-and-personal way. In fact all our hotel stays are multi-night so the whole pace of the tour is a little more leisurely than most coach tours.” This tour is exclusive to Rainbow Country Travel, Bruce explained, as he custom-designed the itinerary based on his extensive experience of the area. Besides war sites, highlights include 4 nights in Paris and 3 nights in Amsterdam, with unique excursions in and around each city. For more information call Bruce @ 604-795-6262 or toll-free @ 1-866-795-6262 or visit the website @ www.rainbowcountrytravel.com/european-adventures/
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Job includes general nursery labour such as weeding, pruning, shipping, general maintenance etc. Must be hard working, physically fit and willing to work in greenhouse conditions. Hours of work are Mon-Fri 7:00am4:30pm and Saturdays 7:00-12:00. Job is seasonal full time from April-November. Starting wage $10.25/hr + 4% vacation pay. Please drop off resumes at Quik’s Farm Ltd office Mon -Fri 8340 Prest Rd, Chilliwack, B.C. V4Z 0A6, or email to email@example.com WELDER REQUIRED for steel fabrication shop. Fax resume to 604-852-5614.
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Above Ground plot in a mausoleum $29,000. Located in prestigious Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby. Above ground, plot in a garden mausoleum setting. Permits burial for family of four. Incls two exterior decorative vases. Priced at market value. 604-272-7250 or 604-874-2423
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CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $375K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $76,500 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl twnhse +55 complx w/chairlift $197,500 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
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2 BD, 2 bth fully reno’d 1228 sq ft t/h. 45+ & n/p. insuite laund, new appl. $162,500. 604-791-3758
GARRISON CROSSING 5 bdrm, 4 bath, 3385 sq ft executive Self-contained carriage-house suite. Only $694,500 Call 604-847-9459. PropertyGuys.com ID 76459
2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner.
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $722,000.
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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FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
FULLY finished 4,000+ sf home. Desirable Creekside on the Park. 6 brs, 3.5 bath. Granite/ss appl, a/c. $592 K 604.852.6951
REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
2.75 ACRE executive lot Chwk Mtn build your dream home View! View! $389K 604-316-4407 see uSELLaHOME.com id5641 211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $545,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Lie low, Aries. Don’t be the bump that gets ﬂattened. Rest, nap, mull over your life. Ponder God, spirituality, charity, karma. Deal with government agencies and institutions. Handle administrative chores. But don’t start any new project nor seek new contacts. Ongoing ventures/people, and returnees from the past, are your only successful venues until March 17. Sunday-Tuesday brings sweet, mellow understanding – “stand down” in legal and far travel matters. Be ambitious midweek: show bosses what you can do (but nothing new!). Happiness, optimism bless you Friday/Saturday. Taurus April 20-May 20: Hope and happiness ﬂood in! You have a superb future – the two decades ahead will tend to bring your deepest wishes true. (If single, you might wed before September 2015.) Keep these thoughts as armour during all 2013, when self-pity might attack. This week, expect social delights, entertainment, friends and ﬂirts. A former friend or lover returns. Don’t start any brand new relationships or projects before March 17. Mysteries, intimacy, sexual bonds, lifestyle changes, commitment and consequences rule Sunday-Tuesday. Love, understanding midweek. Be ambitious Thursday night. Gemini May 21-June 20: Start nothing before March 17. Protect ongoing ventures and relationships, especially in career and ambition zones. You might be asked to assume a former role/duty, or a former boss returns, or you need to face an authority who isn’t ﬁnished with you. Realize that a huge new career prospect is spreading out before you, stretching to 2025. Present bumps or delays in your plans might be merely the big ship of fate turning into this new career sea. Links meet friction Sunday to Tuesday. Sexy urges and ﬁnancial changes are lucky midweek. Understanding, love, culture, Friday/Saturday.
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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
★NEW PRICE $289,900★, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. OPEN HOUSE Mar 3 2-4. Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604-220-9188.
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958 STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
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Cancer June 21-July 22: Your intellectual side blossoms this month. Cultural venues, higher education, far travel, love and understanding ﬂow over you. As with any March, November or January of any year now to 2024, you might fall in love. (If this week, Wednesday/Thursday. The person is stubborn, inscrutable and sexy.) However, you should not start any new venture nor relationship before March 17. If love comes before then, it is probably with an old ﬂame or someone you already know. Similarly, in far travel, it’s best to aim for countries you’ve already visited, etc. Finances, intimacy Friday on. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Start nothing new before March 17. An alluring, sexy person or a ﬁnancial situation (or both) might return from the past – either can be good news, or bad – you decide. Research goes well, but a health diagnosis lacks conviction – a hint it can be wrong. (You’re protected in health right now, though blood sugar could be wonky.) Rest early Sunday: the p.m., to Tuesday, features creative and romantic lures – be skeptical rather than disillusioned later. Tackle chores midweek – success is certain! (If an old employer phones, listen.) Relationships are mixed, Thursday eve onward. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The world is full of challenges and opportunities this week and next. Note that both tend to be “repeats” of past challenges and opportunities – if any are new, your best action is to turn away, for new starts undertaken before March 17 are likely to spin in circles until they fail. You might fall in love, in a “realistic” way. Conquer the opposition Sunday afternoon to Tuesday morning. Otherwise, use these few days to rest, nurture family. Romance, creative urges and a winning streak visit you Tuesday eve to Thursday noon. Tackle chores, health late week. (Patience, Friday.)
Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Tackle old, neglected tasks – drag them from the attic, barn or ﬁling cabinet and clear them away. Your “post chore” life (March 20 onward) will be lighter, freer, more energetic and effective as a result. (Chores left hanging are a “psychic weight” that saps us of energy and drive.) But remember: don’t start big, brand new jobs. Travel, curiosity, restlessness wind through Sundayto-Tuesday. Double-check paperwork, facts. Your family, diet and retirement plans get a lucky boost midweek: job/income security is conﬁrmed. Beauty, romantic notions Friday/Saturday: go slow. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Ah, sweet romance. An old ﬂame might return, or nostalgia haunts your love dreams, or your present squeeze grows more alluring. The only thing to avoid is a brand new link, as relationships and projects started before March 17 are likely to spin in futile circles. Give honor where it’s due. Protect your money Sunday p.m. to Tuesday morning – a thorny, pothole-strewn path awaits. Buy NOTHING. Trips, errands, communications, light friends, paperwork – all succeed midweek, can spark romance, intimate talk. Thursday night to Saturday bring domestic concerns – act Friday morning. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: The accent remains on domestic matters, kids, garden, nutrition, “hibernation,” naps, security, retirement planning, real estate. Start nothing new before March 17, especially in these domestic arenas. A home you once hankered after might become available early next week (the 10/11th). Rest Sunday morning. Your energy and magnetism increase Sunday p.m. to Tuesday – but you’ll spend more time quelling old ﬁres/conﬂicts than in productive accomplishment – this can be a good thing, as it clears away old problems while new starts remain unproductive. Money’s lucky midweek!
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March 3 - 9, 2013 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: It’s a busy but not important week, Cap. You’re hungry for movement, information and conversation. Don’t start brand new projects, and remain alert for mistakes, misunderstood directions, delays and equipment shortages. Sunday starts sociably, but by the p.m. (to Tuesday) retreat, rest and contemplation become a good idea. Be careful when dealing with institutions or government agencies. Your energy and charisma surge upward Tuesday eve to Thursday eve – DON’T start important projects, but do apply your increased moxie to solve ongoing situations. Late week, money’s mixed. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The main focus lies on money, possessions, memory, rote learning, and sensual contacts. It’s a lucky, confusing, and “swift spending” inﬂuence. Double check ﬁgures, transactions, know where your keys are, etc. Don’t start any new projects (especially in money) before March 17 –buy NOTHING major, as you’ll unfailing pick the lemons.You could have a hot but brief physical affair. Sunday gets interesting after supper, to Tuesday – friends, popularity, optimism, social joys and ﬂirtations spark a happy mood. Retreat, rest midweek. Your energy, charm return Thursday night onward. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your energy and magnetism remain high – you’re attracting admiration from more than one source! An Aries, Taurus and Virgo seem to be focused on you. If one of these is an ex spouse, expect sparks. Despite this, avoid starting new projects and new relationships before March 17. Show your ambition, skills and “best smile” to bosses and VIPs Sunday eve to Tuesday. Frustrations and good luck mingle. Tuesday eve to Thursday suppertime bring happiness, optimism, popularity, ﬂirtation, and entertainment. Someone could reveal their attraction: welcome it! Money’s mixed Friday/Saturday. email@example.com • Reading: 604-886-4808
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GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612
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LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764 Mayne Island Recreational 1/3 acre lot, community water, 1blk to Beach, $89,500, 778-245-0965
1 BDRM $525 avail Mar 1 incl cable, hot water. NP NS Excellent ref req. Ph Sharon 604-824-1902
1 BD apt, nr amen, $875 incl hydro, cable, net, laundry. avail now , priv ent, sm pet ok 604-791-5151
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
SARDIS NEW 1 BR ste, $550/mo incls util, suits quiet mature person, March 1, 604-316-1875
1 BR $675 incld ht, hw cable cntrl Chwk, refs, credit check, Now 778-549-3852, 604-856-7390 2 BDRM private hall, patio, skylight, $625 + dd 1 BDRM $570 + dd. Both in 10 unit complex & avail immed. Ph 604-795-7332
1 BDRM s/c day light. FFI, util incl (no ph & cable) Access to priv b. yard. $750/m. 604-792-6456 SARDIS 2 BR bsmt, own entry, inste wd, prkg, ns, np, refs $700 + utils, avail Now, 604-847-3273
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OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
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RENTALS | 604-793-2200 Bach suite F/S, coin laundry – $475 1 bdrm 2 level Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S – $575 1 bdrm condo F/S, heat incl – $595 1 bdrm + den FFI, basic cable, 4 appl – $725 1 bdrm+den condo 6 appl,sec prk, gas incl – $800 1 bdrm condo 6 appl, gas incl – $650 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $650 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $750 2 bdrm condo 6 appl, close to malls, 2 bth – $850 2 bdrm suite util, 3 appl, shared w/d – $900 2 bdrm rancher F/S, W/D, large yard – $900 3 bdrm hse 4 appl – $950 3 bdrm twnhse 3 appl, 2.5 bth, garage – $1200 .....
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6065 LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
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1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-702-1997
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1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371
45895 Airport Rd 1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $5,850. 604-591-8566
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2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491
2004 Ford F150 XTL$ Super Cab, Loaded 98,000k . . .
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
2001Chev 2500 LT
4x4 Fully Loaded . . . . . . . . . . $9,900
2004 Nissan Maxima
Leather, moonroof . . . . . . . . . $8,850
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
2006 Chev 1500 LS
2007 Chev Colbalt LS
2 dr, 5 spd, 101k . . . . . . . . . . $5,400
2003 Toyota Rav4
Loaded . . . . . .S . .O . . .L . .D . . . . $5,400
1997 Nissan Pathﬁnder 1997 BMW 328 CI
Convertible, 5 spd . . . . . . . . . $4,500
2001 Kia Sportage
4x4, 5 spd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,495
1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau like new loaded. Consider trade $6000. 604-534-2997 1998 CADILLAC Deville D’Elegance, fully loaded, leather, 124,000 kms, garage kept, 12 CD player, exc cond $7400. 604-703-2204
1999 Ford F250DXLT
4x4 Super Cab.S . .O . . .L . . . . . . $2,995
2003 Chevy Malibu
Auto, Loaded . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,895
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9129 2000 LINCOLN Town car Cartier 1 owner, no accidents, 104,800k’s. $6000. 604-858-8046
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
Mar 2 - Mar 8, 2013
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2002 DODGE Dakota V8 4x4 with canopy, 184,000 kms $6500. Call Jeff at 604-795-3513
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235
2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $19,500 obo, 604-855-6108
2006 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.5, 1 owner, 36000km, 4 door, 6 spd auto, FL, no accidents/ICBC claims, $16,000 604-795-9456 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
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $6,000. 778-737-3890
2007 ITASCA CAMBRIA 29h Class C Motorhome, F.L. 26876km was $57,900 reduced to $52,900obo 604-793-5520
2007 FORD Ranger XLT stnd, 4x4 5300 km’s, a/c, towing pkg $11,500. Ph 604-702-0449 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
2011 HYUNDAI Accent GL, 4 door, loaded, 54,000km, selling wholesale $9,500 604-793-5520
2009 CYCLONE triple axle Hauler. Loaded, grt cond. 1 owner,$31,500. 604-309-0205 604-793-5520
FLAT BED TRAILER 81X195 inches - $1100. Ph 604-997-5949 2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 18,500 k’s, like new cond $38,900. 604-793-5520
9160 1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520
2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610
24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
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
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1988 MAZDA B2200, low rider, with mags, good cond. working order, $3500 obo. 604-859-1939
Vans 2011 TRIPLE-E, Class B, M/H, 6yr wrty, low km’s, loaded, mint, $89,900 obo, 604-855-6108
Sports & Imports
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583 1999 VOLVO V70 GLT Station Wagon 158000k, 35MPG, econ lux car, 4200obo or may trade for motorcycle, 604-820-8218
2001 DODGE Cargo Van, 113,000km, exc shape, no accid, $5000 obo, 604-853-1158 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2009 YAMAHA ATV Grizzly 550, heated handle bars, power steering, extra seating box, snow plow with winch, weather cover $6900. Phone 604-796-9074
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