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December 11, 2012


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Timing off for survey

Those behind early French immersion see many flaws BY CORNELIA NAYLOR


arents lobbying for early French immersion in the Chilliwack school district are concerned a survey aimed at gauging interest might get lost in the Christmas shuffle. “It’s a crazy time of year to have this study,” said Jocelyn Thomas, president of the Chilliwack chapter of Canadian Parents for French. “Everybody has everything else on their mind.” The survey, which comes in both an online and paper format, was released Dec. 4. Responses are due Dec. 18 for the paper survey and Dec. 21 for the electronic one, so Thomas’s organization is now scrambling to get the word out. “We want to contact all the daycares and preschools to let the parents with young families know,” she said. Besides its timing during the Christmas bustle, Thomas is concerned about the survey’s reach. So far the district has only publicized it within the district: on its website, in school newsletters and on school websites. But not all parents who might want an early French immersion program already have kids in the system and could therefore be missed, according to Thomas. That’s important, she said, because the survey is intended to See SURVEY, Page 7

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UFV president Mark Evered (left) holds a symbolic key to the old BMO building at Five Corners on Friday. BMO vice-president Henry Donkers (second from left) presented the key to Evered to symbolize the bank’s gift of the building to the university.

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he sad story of BMO Bank of Montreal’s move out of Five Corners downtown Chilliwack has a happy ending after all as the financial institution donated the building to the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) will also contribute up to $650,000 to renovate the building that by next fall will host UFV classes. At a press conference held inside

Bank makes biggest B.C. donation ever by giving UFV its historic Five Corners branch the old bank Friday, a BMO official and CEPCO representative handed over a symbolic key to UFV president Mark Evered. “We see a real value in having a space right at the core of Chilliwack’s downtown,” Evered said. “This generous donation by BMO and the additional support provided by CEPCO will help us to play a lead role in the revitalization of the area and

address the educational needs of the business community.” Evered said no concrete plans were in place in terms of what courses would be offered at what is to be called the UFV Plaza, but he suggested the programs would likely be aimed at supporting the business community. “We are exploring a number of ideas,” Evered said, adding later that

the location might be a good place for ElderCollege. Valued at $850,000, the donation is the largest BMO has ever made in British Columbia, according to Henry Donkers, vice-president of personal banking for BMO. AddCEPCO’s$650,000donationand the $1.5 million value is the largest See BMO, Page 10

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radley Gionet’s family home is about 500 metres from the Chilliwack River Valley Fire Department and the Pointa Vista Cafe on Chilliwack Lake Road. But getting there isn’t that easy. That’s because Bradley and his family live on private property uniquely situated on a forest service road (FSR) on the south side of the Chilliwack River. “It’s just us,” Gionet said of their remote rural home adding, “We are the forgotten family of Chilliwack.” Bradley lives with his father and mother, Bill and Debbie, along with his grandparents, Herb and Doreen Spratt, who are in their 80s. The remote living arrangement along with a steep $844,000 assessment means the Gionet/Spratt fam-

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The Gionet family knows living in a remote rural location comes with some drawbacks, but they say it’s become a Catch-22 situation with the FVRD

ily pay considerable property taxes for which they get virtually no services. Obviously they have no water, sewer or garbage pick-up. Mail goes to a box on the other side of the river but given the nebulous address, not all the mail arrives. (The family generally refers to their address as 48701 Tamihi-Liumchen Forest Service Road. The Ministry of Forests calls it the Liumchen Forest Service Road. B.C. Assessment says they live at 48701 Tamahi Rd. And Google Maps say they live on the Vedder Logging Co. Road.) Whatever the road’s name, the

main complaint over the years has been the quality of that lone access to the home. During the wind storm in 2007 a transformer hit the family’s power lines causing a fire. It was that emergency and a call to 9-1-1, that led them to realize that the fire department wouldn’t travel the road and the property had been removed from the service area in 1992. An FVRD staff report from 2007 said: “The Forest Service Road leading to Mr. Spratt’s property is about two kilometres of unpaved very rough road filled with pot holes. Previously the bridges had been in

poor shape but have been replaced in the last year. In other words, it has been and at times can be unsafe or impossible to take a fire truck down to his property.” No fire service is one thing but when Bradley’s father had a stroke in April of this year, it took the ambulance 45 minutes to get to the house. “One reason being that maps and GPS systems couldn’t locate us, as the road has several names,” he said. “Another being that the ambulance could only travel about 20 km/h down the road.” See SERVICE, Page 10



Santa will visit downtown after all

thing for the people downtown,” he said. “With all the tickets I’ve written over the he annual Santa Parade years, I figure this way we can might have been can- all make it work for everycelled and Jingle Bell body.” Ballam will be cordoning Lane rained out, but that doesn’t mean Santa has aban- off the parking spots in front doned downtown Chilliwack of its store to make donating to the food bank even more this year. This weekend the jolly old convenient. “People can drive by and elf will be outside Ballam Furniture Gallery, ready to just hand their canned goods out the entertain window to shoppers “With all the tickets me,” Denon his knee I’ve written over the sky said, and collect “a n d I ’ l l donation for years, I figure this way drop them the Salvawe can all make it in the bin, tion Army Food Bank. work for everybody.” so it’s like a drive thru.” “ T h a t It won’t p a r a d e ’s Mike Densky beDensky’s been going first time in on for years and years and years,” store a Santa suit since he used to owner Jim Ballam said of the play the part for City of Chillicancelled Santa Parade, “We wack employees’ children just felt that it would be nice during the holiday season. And, for anyone tempted to do something downtown.” Donning Santa’s gay appar- to pull it, his beard is real, el at the downtown store will though Densky admits to be nearly retired City of Chilli- “colouring it up a bit” for the wack traffic warden Mike occasion. Densky. “I used to walk the beat ◗ Look for Santa in front of downtown, so I thought I’d Ballam Furniture Friday from throw something back into 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturthe community and do some- day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.



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undreds of people raised close to $17,000 for the Chilliwack Hospital and Health Care Foundation (CHHCF) at a special breakfast event on Dec. 5. Organizers say 300 people attended the fundraiser, proceeds from which will go towards a new health program in Chilliwack schools. “We were so pleased that so many people and businesses offered to help which ensured that it was spectacular,” said Donna Dixon, CHHCF’s director of community relations. The CHHCF Basic Training Campaign, launched in May, provides education and encouragement for individuals to “eat, sleep, and get going,” with the aim of ensuring that Chilliwack residents get a good night’s sleep,



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Vigils important, but not enough


he national candlelight vigils that take place on every Dec. 6 to remember and honour the 14 women students murdered at École Polytechnique in Montreal simply because they were women are important and moving because these vigils honour all those women and children victimized every year, everywhere. But the day isn’t solely about remembering. It’s called the Day of Action and Remembrance on Violence Against Women and Children. But in B.C., there has been far too little action. Violence against women and children takes a terrible toll. In B.C., almost 100 women were killed by their spouses between 2003 and 2011. (These numbers don’t include the murdered and missing women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, B.C.’s Highway 16 or the many communities coping with the epidemic of violence against women.) Almost 60,000 women experience sexual and physical violence each year in BC. Having a day to remember isn’t nearly enough. We need committed leadership. We need people who speak up when they see women disrespected and people to step in when they see injustice. We need to choose the kind of society we want to live in and hold leaders accountable.


Be Our Guest In September, Victoria’s police department withdrew critical resources from a regional domestic violence unit created as a result of recommendations from an inquest into a horrific mass murder in Oak Bay in 2007. This unit is being considered a “luxury,” the department said. But preventing violence against women and children and providing support cannot be seen as luxuries or discretionary spending to be cut. In the last two years, reports by the Child and Youth Representative of BC, the Justice Institute of BC and others found that not enough is being done in our province to ensure women and their kids are kept safe from violence. Programs in B.C. have faced budget cuts that prevented them from providing help that could keep women and children safe from violence, and help them recover. On Nov. 11, 2011, 124 of the BC Society of Transition House’s programs participated in a one-day census. On this one day, these anti-violence programs helped 1,110 women and children in per-

son, and another 1,461 via phone or email. But they turned away 658 women, youth and children. Other anti-violence programs connected to the Ending Violence Association of B.C. are having the same problem. There just isn’t enough funding in place to respond. Community services make a huge difference every day. And it is simply wrong when they are prevented from providing the help and support that can save lives. In B.C., high-profile tragedies bring a flurry of activity and announcements related to violence against women and children. But what’s needed is a continuing, well-planned and adequately funded set of supports and prevention services that are shaped by community need. British Columbians need to hear all from leaders at all levels of government about their specific plans to address violence against woman and children. A provincial election is coming. Please make your voice heard. We will continue to remember and honour those who have fallen to violence. But it is time for action. ◗ Shabna Ali is executive director of the B.C. Society of Transition Houses and Tracy Porteous is executive director of the Ending Violence Association of B.C. They submitted this on behalf of the Roundtable of Provincial Service Organizations.

his is a particularly risky time of the year to be a pedestrian. It gets dark early and is often pitch black outside by the time many commuters hit the road for home. Rain, wind and bright headlights make spotting pedestrians very difficult. Combine this with drivers who are often thinking about how they’re going to get all of their Christmas shopping done, or how they’re going to finish projects at work, and you have a partial recipe for disaster. But add a couple of other ingredients, such as pedestrians wearing dark clothing or drivers who think they can operate their vehicles after having a couple of glasses of wine, and a risky endeavour quickly changes into a deadly one. In the past couple of weeks the Lower Mainland has seen several pedestrians struck, and some killed. In at least one case, drivers have not stopped to take responsibility or help the victims. Such tragedies destroy lives and families, and can impact workplaces and whole communities. The damage can wreak havoc for decades to come. And the added tragedy is that most of these accidents could have been avoided. Take more time when driving—anticipate that distracted pedestrians in shopping areas are likely to step off the curbs without looking or rush across the streets. If you’re going out walking at night, wear reflective clothing or even flashing bike lights. Never assume a driver sees you. And never assume that someone is going to stop just because you step out into a crosswalk. If you’re thinking of having a drink— even just one—don’t drink and drive. If you are going to drink, organize a ride with Operation Red Nose, take a taxi or arrange a designated driver system. But don’t, if you’re a pedestrian or a driver, take chances. It’s not worth it.

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Nothing racist about the true story of Sinterklaas Editor: Bob Groeneveld’s opinion in “White guy, black slave, racist?” in the Dec. 6 Times is unfortunately not getting the facts straight. The origins of the Sinterklaas/Black Peter tradition had nothing to do with slavery and racism. With his biased view he is apt to deprive the Dutch group in our society of a much-loved tradition. I wonder which traditions he is next to tackle: the East Indians, the Chinese? The story of St. Nicolaas began with the Vikings. Their God named Odin rode throughout the world in the winter on his eight-footed horse, Sleipnir, giving out gifts or punishment. His son Thor, god of farming, thunder and war made his home in the far North. His weapon was the lightning rod, his colour was red. While his father went about the world, Thor fought the gods of ice and snow, and conquered the cold. During the same season, the gentle German goddess Hertha came down with her gifts of good fortune and health. In the Germanic north of Europe, where memories of pagan deities lingered deep below the Christian surface, the bishop became mixed up with still existing pagan beliefs: bishop’s robe became a long red winter coat, the miter turned into a fur cap. St. Nicholas has traditionally brought gifts to German children on the eve of his feast day, Dec. 6. He traveled with a dark-faced companion, often a frightening figure, known variously as Krampus, Pelzebock, Pelznickel, Hans Muff, Bartel, or Gumphinkel. Most commonly the companion was called Knecht Ruprecht and carried a bundle of switches. Children in Germany trembled before the annual visit of the Weinachtsmann, carrying gifts for good children and birch twigs with which to punish the naughty ones. Various sinister companions might accompany the Weinachtsmann. Those people gave Nicholas a white horse, previously owned by the God Wodan, along with Wodan’s spear, which they later transformed with a curl at the top. The wavy beard and cape were also the property of Wodan, who is now cold and horseless. Nicholas was named Sankt Herr Klaas, which the Dutch transformed to Sinterklaas and the English to Saint Nick. For Wodan and his son Oel, the Germanics used to lay presents under the smoke hole of their medieval houses, hoping that they would be rewarded by their god with new fertility, with life and with spring. Oel went by the houses to receive these presents, or to punish those who deserved such. He entered the house through the smoke hole, through which his face was darkened by the soot. After the tenth century Oel received a mortal name: Peter (black Peter) and became the boy servant to Nicholas. In olden days, young people were touched with bundles of twigs during initiation ceremonies, so as to give them growing strength and fertility. From then onwards, they were treated as adults and were allowed to marry. The bundle of twigs used by Black Peter nowadays to deliver taps to his left and right are still a remainder of that old practice. The origin of the sack, carried

Send us a letter TO INCLUDE YOUR LETTER, use our online form at, contact us by e-mail at, fax 604-792-9300 or mail us at 45951 Trethewey Ave, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 1K4. Letters must include first and last names and your hometown and should be fewer than 200 words. To view our letters/privacy policy visit our website at around by Black Peter for St. Nicholas, comes from the German belief, that when in the morning, light appears, the moon was being put in a bag. The next day it was out again, so that it could restart its climb to the heavens. This is why Peter carries that bag; Saint Nicholas with his white beard symbolizes the full moon and Peter with his soot black face symbolizes the new moon, the one that’s gone in the sack. In many parts of the Old World, St. Nicholas’ Day and Christmas blended into a single treat, and the old man of Myra marched on as jolly patron of a cheerful and expectant season. The German Weinachtsmann has more resemblance to the English American Santa Claus than to Saint Nicholas. The different Santas worldwide were arrayed in every colour of the rainbow, sometimes even in black. But they all had long white beards and carried gifts for the children. If Bob Groeneveld was right about his views, it raises the question why it is so immensely popular in a country like Holland even amongst those who are not Caucasion. Frans Dullemond Chilliwack

Seasons greetings in a secular way Editor: As the dreary days of December draw ever closer to the winter solstice, I’m always happy to see people adding lights to homes and landscapes, decorating with holly and ivy and bringing in the tree. Those and other traditions tend to lift our spirits and make the Christmas season a special time of year for all of us, believer and non-believer alike. However, at this time of year, I hear a lot of bleating and braying about Jesus being the “reason for the season.” I’d just like to point out that the aforementioned traditions and many others predate the birth of Christ, some by centuries. The Roman festival of Saturnalia, which culminated on Dec. 25, was celebrated around the winter solstice and included feasting and gift-giving. Other pagan cultures in northern Europe celebrated the solstice by decorating evergreen trees and hanging mistletoe which symbolized peace and love. Even Christian scholars agree that Dec. 25 was most likely not Christ’s birthday. There is no biblical mention of Christ being born on Dec. 25 and the earliest historical record of celebrating his birthday at the winter solstice is from the 4th century AD. Certainly, Christianity has added to the whole solstice festival in tradi-

tion, story and song, and Christians gave it a new name but they don’t own it. We all get to enjoy the trimming of trees, the giving of gifts and the other reasons for the season. In closing, I’d like to wish one and all a very merry Christmas, in a secular kind of way. Gord Smith Chilliwack

Lost confidence in Conservatives Editor: I thank you for your articles regarding Bev MacGregor (follow up in the Dec. 6 Times page A3 “Rallying for cancer victim”). I applaud the friends, relatives and community and even strangers for their compassion and response. And as great as it is it will not be enough to save Bev MacGregor from possibly losing her townhome in the future or affording all the meds needed to help her conquer cancer. The system needs to change; the EI system, the medical system, the CPP system and the social welfare system need better appeal options for cases such as this. That is the responsibility of our elected officials, and I call on MP and MLA to do something about this—that is why they are elected by the people, to be for the people and to do what is right. I voted for both Strahls, and when another person I know was involved in a very similar situation Chuck Strahl went to bat for that person to get EI and they did. I am not so quick to vote for Mark again due to his attitude and comments on this subject. When I mentioned this other case Mark Strahl said, “that was before the change.” Well he was one that voted for the change and he should have thought this through before doing that. He should have done his research and found that these cancer patients are not eligible for Social Assistance without liquidating their assets (including homes); nor are they considered prime candidates for CPP disability. The latter is especially hard to collect as they seem to turn down almost everyone who does not apply numerous times and jump through all the hoops. As for the comment about it not being fiscally responsible, maybe the Conservatives, and all MPs who voted against cancer patients collecting what EI benefits they may have earned and are entitled to, should first consider how “fiscally responsible” their own wages and pension are in this “economy.” It is always easier to throw those terms around when it is not affecting your own pocketbook or ability to keep

a home you have worked hard for or be refused benefits you worked hard for. It is not just the “small business” that Mark likes to protect who paid into those benefits. The employees themselves have paid benefits through their own payroll deductions; and even the employer’s part is owed to them for their work time in that business. I was happy to see MacGregor’s last employer donated $1,000, and that sort of blows Strahl’s comment about it being too hard on small business (to pay the EI benefits sick benefits) out of the water. The best test of a politician, so far as we are concerned, is the ability to admit when you made a mistake and go back and correct it. Mark Strahl needs to go back and ask his party to revamp this bill to at least have a reasonable appeal clause for people in similar positions to MacGregor. That is the only thing that would convince me, and likely many others, to consider voting for him in the future. Fiscal responsibility should begin with the MP’s own wages and benefits; that would save a lot of money in this economy and maybe prevent people like MacGregor from being denied benefits they paid into. Let’s not be the silent majority on this issue; let your MLA and MP know how you feel. Consider what you would do if you or a relative who was the main, or only, income earner for the family were suddenly stricken with cancer and denied all or any benefits you have paid into or financial assistance; even medical needs in such a time as this. We need MPs who are not “yes men” but will vote in favour of the people who elected them to do so. We have lost confidence in the Conservative Party after voting Conservative for many years. Wayne and Betty Snerle Chilliwack

It’s a shame seniors must pay premiums Editor: British Columbia is the only province or territory in Canada where seniors pay medical plan premiums. In some provinces no one pays these premiums, and in some provinces, seniors have never paid. B.C. is supposed to be a “have” province and prosperous; why then do the seniors pay medical premiums? This is shameful that seniors in B.C. are the only seniors in Canada that pay these premiums. In B.C. there are more than 70,000 retired seniors that receive municipal/superannuation payments, but only about 7,000 are members of the MPRA ( Municipal Pension Retirees Association)—an organization that is fighting against reduced benefits for seniors and payment of medical plan premiums. The B.C. government will not take the voice of 7,000 seriously, but they would have to listen to an organization that represents 70,000 (and their sphere of influence—family/ friends/neighbours) contacts. This number does not include the thousands of seniors that don’t receive a municipal pension, who should be connecting to an OAP or other organization to help bring this matter to

the forefront before the next election. After all, a very large percentage of the voters are seniors. If you are a retiree who receives a public sector pension, join your local MPRA District now and help us help you. In Chilliwack, contact MPRA District 4 president Malcolm Shanks at 604-858-7633 or attend the next meeting at the Chilliwack Library on Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. Malcolm Shanks Chilliwack

Physical fitness helps with school Editor: In today’s technology-driven, plasma-screened-in world, it has been brought to my attention that our inactivity is killing us. Findings from studies in Chilliwack seem to support this. They state that only 72 per cent of Chilliwack students finish highschool within six years of starting Grade 8. Maybe this is a sign that they are going about it all wrong. Instead of focusing on academics, they should concentrate more on developing healthy students through physical fitness. I can personally feel the effects fitness has on the brain. Since September I have been attending the baseball academy at Sardis secondary. I participate in two-and-a-half hours of physical education everyday. My grades have gone from Cs to Bs in this short amount of time. The relationship between food, physical activity and learning is clearly important and should not be ignored. To keep our brains at peak performance our bodies need to work hard. Physical activity is crucial to the way we think and feel. I think our school district should put more emphasis on physical education if it wants our city’s graduation rate to improve. Jacob Stelting Sardis

Another successful seniors dinner Editor: Thank you seniors who attended and supported the Seniors Christmas dinner on Dec. 5 at Chilliwack secondary school. We had a sold-out crowd of 200. Again the cafeteria was transformed into a beautiful dining room. The round tables with linen table cloths and red napkins in water glasses looked very festive. The menu was a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Thank you to teaching chef Terry McDougall, chef instructor Sharon Touchet, baker Christine Cutajar and garde manger Judith Booker. The culinary arts students and all the student volunteers are to be commended for a job well done. We appreciate all the time and effort that goes into this event. Proceeds go to the CSSS Culinary Arts Program. Please mark your calendar for the Seniors Bursary Dinner to be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Thelma Schwandt on behalf of the committee


News SERVICE, from page 3 The four-kilometre stretch of FSR is filled with potholes that requires travelling at very slow speed but it is passable in a two-wheel-drive car. However, when the family complains to the forest district they are told the road is fine. “The road is safe but it must be driven at speeds appropriate for the surface conditions to ensure safety and reduce vehicle wear and tear,” Chilliwack District Manager Allan Johnsrude told the Times via email. Johnsrude added that because FSRs are maintained largely by industrial users and no log hauling is occurring, there has been no grading since the forest district’s late summer 2012 works. Bradley feels they are in a Catch-22: they are told fire trucks won’t come because the road is no good but when they complain about the road they are told it’s fine. Twice a year the district grades the road but this isn’t enough for the family. “The issues we face may be our own, as we have no neighbours,” Bradley wrote in a letter to Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony. “The BMO, from page 1 gift UFV has ever received. “Rather than just turning their back on [the building] they’ve turned it into a positive thing,” CEPCO board chair Bruce Van Den Brink said Friday.“It could be a good foundation for the future of the downtown.” Mayor Sharon Gaetz lauded the donation and the positive news for downtown. “What an exciting day for the City of Chilliwack,” she said. “I’m glad Santa Claus came to town a little early. . . . How absolutely incredible that University of the Fraser Valley will now be in the heart of downtown.” Gaetz made a nod to the city’s long-term vision for the Yale/Young block across the street. “I imagined when your students look out this window maybe six of seven years from now and they will see an incredible development in front of them and maybe some of them will live in the apart-

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fact remains, if the government is unable to care for the only access in and out of our property, they never should have sold off this portion of land so many years ago.” Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) Area E director Dave Lamson said the FSR, like all roads in his jurisdiction, is a provincial responsibility. As for fire service, he said the family has not contacted him since the 2007 incident and that if they want into the fire service area, they can apply. The Spratts purchased the 40-acre property 40 years ago. Since then flooding has eliminated more than five acres. But despite the remote nature, the road is heavily travelled in spring and summer by legal and illegal recreational users. “The excess traffic takes its toll,” Bradley said. “This is part of living where we do. The sad thing is due to the extremely over-inflated property value, ridiculous amounts of tax dollars are going nowhere to support us.” O’Mahony told the Times that she has just begun to look into the Gionet/Spratt family’s concerns.

Optimism ments up above,” she said. In November, city hall issued a “notice of intent” to expropriate the Irwin Block at Five Corners as part of the plan to assemble a 1.5-acre piece of the block for possible residential/commercial development. When BMO first announced its move in 2011 that it was moving from Five Corners to the Eagle Landing development on the Squiala First Nation Reserve, Gaetz said she was “not happy.” “It is well-used by the merchants in downtown and some older folks like to walk there,” she said at the time. With the District Public House now open, development plans for the Irwin Block in place and now the UFV Plaza, there is a feeling of optimism for the downtown. Meanwhile, BMO held a grand opening of the new Eagle Landing branch on Saturday.

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he Chilliwack secondary school senior boys basketball team got the top-four finish they were gunning for this weekend—just. The Storm finished fourth at their 33rd Chilliwack Classic Invitational Basketball Tournament Saturday after falling to Sa-Hali secondary 88-61. CSS kicked off the tournament with a pair of wins (67-43 over Chilliwack’s Unity Christian and 84-76 against Valleyview) but were outsized and outscored in the semifinal by a tough and experienced Elgin Park team, who went on to win the tournament in the final against Semiahmoo. “This year we’re a shooting team and we’re trying to run a lot more than we’ve every run, and we just bogged down and couldn’t get shots,” CSS coach Joe Mauro said. “They were so much bigger. They pushed us around. They beat us up.” Despite his team’s size deficit, which cost them this tournament, Mauro remains optimistic about the season. “We’ve got kids that really want to play hard, and it’s helping us big time right now,” he said. Two of those players are Brendan Janz and Steve Norrish, who were named first-team and second-team allstars respectively. Single-A Unity Christian, meanwhile, made the most of its games against the “big boys” to prepare for the upcoming season. With Unity being the only single-A team at the tournament, coach Mike Campbell said he didn’t expect to win any games, and the team’s opening 67-43 loss to CSS looked to confirm his prediction. In their second game against AAA Maple Ridge, however, his team surprised even him. Down by 14 points with seven minutes to play, Unity turned the game around, closing on a 33-13 run to win the game 63-60.


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Chilliwack secondary’s Steve Norrish takes the ball to the hoop en route to a 84-76 win over Valleyview secondary Thursday during the 33rd annual Chilliwack Classic Invitational Basketball Tournament at CSS. Grade 10 Alex Leiper supplied a dramatic three pointer at the buzzer for the win. “I have coached in over 600 games, and that was one of the craziest games I have ever coached in,” said Campbell.

Unity then dispatched Kwantlen Park, a school 10 times its size, 70-33 in the consolation final. Clay Driesen scored 23 points, and Ryan Billsten broke a school record with 13 blocked shots.

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.W. Graham secondary dominated a showcase of four Chilliwack high school senior girls basketball teams this weekend. In what organizers hope to make an annual event, G.W. Graham, Chilliwack secondary, Sardis secondary and Unity Christian faced off in a round-robin tournament Thursday to Saturday that rotated to a different school each night. “The weekend was a great showcase in Chilliwack for girls basketball,” said GWG coach Sarah Mouritzen. “This is a great cross-town rivalry event.”

The Grizzlies, who got an honourable mention in provincial preseason AA rankings, defeated Unity 79-43 Thursday, CSS 81-34 Friday and Sardis 78-34 Saturday. In all three games Kaitlyn McDonald dominated on the offensive end, racking up 33 points and six threes against CSS, 30 points and five three against Unity and 48 points and nine threes against Sardis. On the defensive end, Katie Sutherland and Aveen Rezends were a force to be reckoned, while Kassia Bednarczyk and Leah Thompson dominated the boards. Jenika Bannerman, meanwhile, lead the team in steals and continued to push the ball and create the fastbreak game. In other games, Sardis defeated Chilliwack 64-61 Thursday and Unity 52-35 Friday, while CSS won 74-40 over Unity Saturday.

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G.W. Graham Invitational The G.W. Graham Invitational AA Showcase featuring 20 of the top AA boys basketball teams runs Thursday to Saturday. G.W. Graham plays their first game against Westsyde, from Kamloops.

On deck Chiefs host Clippers The Chilliwack Chiefs return to action this Friday when they host the Nanaimo Clippers. Game time is 7 p.m. The Chiefs have also announced they will hold their Fill The Rink for the Food Bank game Dec. 29, when they host the Surrey Eagles. All tickets

will be $5 with a donation of a non-perishable food item.

Sport Heroes wanted Nominations are now open for the 2013 Chilliwack Community Sport Hero Awards. The awards honour long-standing volunteers that have contributed countless hours to the development and delivery of sport to our community.

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The Chilliwack Chiefs were likely more than a little grateful to not see the face of Philip Zielonka on the bench of the Coquitlam Express last Wednesday. Zielonka was out with the flu, which is the only thing that has stopped him recently. The Harvard-bound Zielonka has scored in the last nine games he has played in and is also riding a 16-game point streak.

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he second period of last Wednesday’s game against the Coquitlam Express was just about the worst 20 minutes imaginable for the Chilliwack Chiefs. If the Express had only outscored the Chiefs 3-0 in the period it would be bad enough. But not only did Coquitlam tie the game, take the lead and then net what proved to be the game winning goal—all in less than 10 minutes—but the Chiefs also lost their leading goal scorer to what looks to be a serious injury when Josh Hansen left the game with a knee problem The Chiefs had opened the scoring midway through the first on Spencer Graboski’s sixth goal of the year. After losing to the Trail Smoke Eaters in their last game, the Chiefs looked set to return to their winning ways and outshot the Express 16-5 in the opening period. But Coquitlam turned the tables in the second and Express netminder Cole Huggins held the fort in the third, allowing only a later Trevor Hills goal. The second period had Chiefs head coach Harvey Smyl concerned with both the play and the health of his hockey team. “Right now we’re making some mistakes that are really costing us,” he said, blaming his team’s poor second period on a lack of focus. Asked if the Chiefs could have grown complacent at the top of the BCHL standings, Smyl said that could be one of several factors contributing to just the Chiefs’ second two-game losing streak this season. “There are really no excuses,” he said. We need to be way better

Chiefs forward Trevor Hills takes away the shooting lane of Coquitlam Express defenceman Marc Biega. than we have been.” At the same time, the Chiefs face the prospect of trying to replace the offence of their leading goal scorer. The full extent of Hansen’s injury is not known, but Smyl said Friday that he expects the Chilliwack forward to be out of the lineup for at least four weeks. While Hansen no longer leads the BCHL in goals, his 18 markers are tops on the Chiefs and he had combined with Austin Plevy and Luke Esposito to form one of the league’s top lines. The problem is magnified by the fact that Hansen is just one of several Chiefs forward battling an injury. Ryan Donohoe has missed eight games this year with shoulder problems and hasn’t played since Nov. 23 in Merritt. Jaret Babych and Mathieu Tibbet also both missed Wednesday’s game with concussions. Donohoe, Babych, Hansen and Tibbet have combined for 33 goals this season, a full third of the Chief’s offence. And while he’s not a forward,

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The Chiefs leading goal scorer, Josh Hansen, may be out of the lineup for the next four weeks due to a knee injury he sustained in Tuesday’s match against Coquitlam.

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missed the game with a shoulder injury. A depleted forward core will put more strain on the offence, but it will also give more opportunities to players who might be asking Santa Claus for power play time. “We’ve put other kids in certain minutes and bigger minutes and our expectation is for them to grow,” Smyl said. “We have other players on our team who haven’t got the minutes [Hansen] has and we’re looking for them to find a way.” Smyl, though, is concerned by the effect injuries will have both in the short and long term. “It’s a worry for us to have as many as we’ve had and a lot of times, when you get into that groove, you have [injuries] the rest of the year as well, and that’s alarming,” he said. “The fact that we’re 10 days off and we’re breaking for nine days, I guess the timing is good for that, but we still have games in between there and still have had games that are hurting us a little bit.

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Wanted Senior who loves dogs, has had dogs and has a big back yard would like to dogsit or housesit your dog—small dogs, preferably daschunds—while you are on holidays. Call 604-858-1781. 6th Chilliwack Scout Troop is still looking for bottle donations to help send

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Yale Road Shoppers Drug Mart associate owner Krystal Kieser (right) hands Look Good, Feel Better regional manager Elaine Smith a $12,341 cheque raised by the local drug store.

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draw on their own eyebrows again,” Smith said as an example. “If they’ve lost their ith side effects like eyebrows or are expecting to hair loss, puffy skin lose their eyebrows, we show and dark circles them where to place the penunder the eyes, chemotherapy cil.” After an hour of skin care takes a toll on the self-esteem and makeup tips, the session as well as the body. Thanks to Chilliwack’s Yale turns to wigs, with a presentaRoad Shoppers Drug Mart, tion by a hair alternative spethough, more local women cialist, a.k.a. “wig lady,” who battling cancer will get a gives the women advice on chance to look good and feel what to look for in a wig salon better while undergoing treat- and what to do with their wigs once they have them. ment. “We show them how to During a month-long fundraising campaign, the local take care of a wig and how to drug store raised $12,341 for take care of their heads when they’re losing Look Good, their hair and Feel Better, “Some of these after they’ve a national women walk in and l o s t t h e i r charity that provides free it’s clear they’re ill, hair,” Smith said. two-hour but 100 per cent The sesworkshops sions are in 118 canof the time they strictly brand cer centres walk out with their neutral and and hospitals acrossCanada shoulders back and totally confidential, to help womhead up.” with no men en manage the appearElaine Smith allowed. “ I t ’s t o ance-related make the effects of canwomen feel comfortable,” cer and chemotherapy. “We’ve been told it’s like Smith said. Once the women have a makeover for their spirit,” Look Good, Feel Better gone through the session, regional manager Elaine they can find further supSmith told the Times. “Some port at, of these women walk in and an online support group set it’s clear they’re ill, but 100 per up by Look Good, Feel Betcent of the time they walk out ter with help from Shoppers with their shoulders back and Drug Mart as title sponsor. Every year, Shoppers stores their head up.” The funds raised at Shop- across Canada raise money pers will support the month- for women’s health initiatives ly Look Good, Feel Better in their local communities workshop at the Abbotsford during the Tree of Life camRegional Hospital and Can- paign. Chilliwack’s Yale Road store cer Centre, the cancer centre had been the top fundraiser closest to Chilliwack. On the second Wednesday in B.C. for three years runof every month, Look Good, ning and was only beat out Feel Better provides women this year by a slim $60 marwith about $400 worth of skin gin by the Shoppers in Fort care products and makeup as St. John. “We’re motivated and get well as tips on how best to use them to combat the effects of the whole team involved,” said local associate owner chemotherapy and cancer. “We show them how to Krystal Kieser.





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t was a bet Mountainview Harley-Davidson owner Dave Johnson was happy to lose. Mountainview HarleyDavidson held a customer appreciation event on Nov 30 called “Men’s Night.” A large amount of attendees were members of the Fraser Valley HOG (Harley Owners Group) Chapter. Rob Deverall, a customer, HOG member, and friend, was recently diagnosed with an advanced case of lung cancer. Deverall and some others are doing the “Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.” Johnson issued his challenge to raise money for Deverall’s team. He pledged to match all donations and further promised that if cus-

tomers would donate $5,000 by Friday Dec. 7, he would shave his head. In total, Johnson and the Hogs cut a cheque for $11,245 to The Ride to Conquer Cancer on Saturday. And Johnson is sporting a brand new shiny dome. “This dealership has always been involved with cancer benefits,” Johnson said, relating how both he and wife Lori have lost parents to the disease. Johnson’s best friend, Ross Allan, a Calgary resident, also succumbed to brain cancer on Friday, further bringing home the need to find a cure. “We’re just trying to bring awareness and funding to a disease that is hitting so many of us,” he said.

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Community Celebrate a life The Chilliwack Hospice Society’s Celebrate a Life tree will be at the Thrifty Boutique on Luckakuck Way and Minter Country Gardens on Young Road until Dec. 22. Place a butterfly on the tree in memory of a young one. Snowflakes and sparkles Join the Chilliwack Library’s children’s department staff Dec. 11 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. as they put their talents to work creating crafts for the holiday season. Take your creation home and get a head start on festive decorating. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Christmas storytime The Yarrow Library hosts a Christmas storytime and craft-making session for preschoolers aged two to six Dec. 11 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children should by a caregiver. Pagans meet The Fraser Valley/Chilliwack Pagan and Spiritual Paths Group meets every Thursday at 7 pm. the Dragon Dynasty Restaurant, at 46171 Yale Rd. The group welcomes all pagan, wiccan, First Nations and other spiritual paths, including those of mainstream faiths. Photographers meet The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (Dec. 12). The location has moved to the Slesse Room at Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St. The next meeting is Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. All levels of photographers are welcome. For more information visit Vendors corner

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members, or by contacting 604-792-8521 or Donations to the music program are appreciated.

MS help The MS Society of Canada hosts a self-help group the third Thursday of every month (Dec. 13) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference room at Decades, at 45846 Wellington Ave. The society also hosts a family members support group for caregivers and family members of those affected by MS on the third Saturday of every month (Dec. 15) from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, at 8871 School St.

The Mental Health Advisory Committee meets the third Wednesday of each month (Dec. 19) in the multi-purpose room at the Health Centre, 45470 Menholm Ave., from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Family members and mental health clients are welcome. New members needed. Phone Barb Lock at 604-7957049.

Interactive Living Nativity St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 8871 School St., hosts an interactive living nativity Dec. 14 and 15 from 5 to 7 p.m.) The nativity is a free family event where visitors can venture inside and travel back in time to see the manger. Children can dress up and participate in the telling of the Christmas story. There are live animals to pet, carols to sing, cookies to decorate, free make-and-take crafts, free hotdogs and beverages. For more information visit www.chilliwacklutheran. com or call 604-792-9577 or 604-792-1141. Métis Xmas party/potluck

Support the Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary by visiting the Vendors Corner Christmas Sale at Chilliwack General Hospital Dec. 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Knitted items, afghans, hats and baby clothes.

The Chilliwack Métis Association holds its annual christmas party/potluck Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. (dinner at 5:30 p.m.) at Kekinow Hall, 45555 Knight Rd. Bring a non-perishable item for the food hamper and a dish to feed five people.

CSS Christmas concert Chilliwack secondary school’s annual Christmas benefit concert takes place Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the CSS gym. The show features seven performing groups, all playing Christmas and holiday music. Admission is a donation minimum of a toonie, or two canned goods. All proceeds are donated to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

Advent songs An Advent evening of song with Vancouver musicians Cheryl and Bruce Harding takes place Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Agassiz United Church, at 6860 Lougheed Hwy. For more information call 604-796-2680. Admission by donation.

Lace Club meets The Chilliwack Lace Club meets every month on the second and fourth Thursdays (Dec. 13) from noon to 3 p.m. in the Slesse Room of Evergreen Hall. Bring your lunch.

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St. Thomas Anglican Church’s choir hosts Home Sweet Christmas Dec. 16, with a cantata at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m., with food from Colleen Peters Catering. Tickets are $15 or $20 at the door, and available from choir

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Diabetes group meets The Chilliwack branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association holds informal monthly

support group meetings on the third Wednesday of each month (Dec. 19) in the Minto Room at Evergreen Hall at 2 p.m. Informative guest speakers, dietary information, and refreshments available. For more information call 604794-3652.

Toastmasters meet There are several Toastmasters clubs in Chilliwack. The Fraser Valley Toastmasters meets Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at 9310 Williams St. Call Bernie at 604-3925862, visit or email constablebernie@yahoo. ca. Snowpeaks Toastmaster meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, at 8871 School St. Everyone welcome. The Chilliwack Toastmasters meets every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lions Club on Spadina. For more information call 604-819-1888. Mental health group

The Living Healthy Group (Chilliwack Association), a non-profit group of selfadvocates, welcomes new

members with mental health issues and looking for a safe place where you can share your concerns. The group meets Wednesdays in the Prospera Centre parking lot at 1 p.m. for a group walk followed by a discussion and sharing time. For more information please call Barb at 604-792-1059 or Agnes at 604-792-0112.

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The Chilliwack Community Services hosts free conversation circles every Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library for adults trying to improve their spoken English. Contact the library at 604-792-1941 for more information.

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Sundays from 9 to 10 a.m. By donation. Call 604-703-8604 or visit Sahaja Yoga hosts free spiritual meditation classes run every Saturday at Chilliwack Central Community School from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The entrance is on the west side of the building. The only special clothing needed is a warm pair of socks. Open to all.

The Dorjechang Buddhist Centre hosts relaxing meditation classes Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Sardis Family Resource Centre, 7112 Vedder Rd. There is a $10 suggested donation. For more info visit or call 604-8533738. Inner Vision Yoga hosts a guided group mediation

Chilliwack Community Services, Immigrant Services is offering educational workshops on driver education, Canadian citizenship study, healthy living and basic computer instruction. There are also short orientations on banking, English options, transportation, Canadian culture, health care, employment and more. For more information, contact Lynn Gibson at 604-393-3251, or stop into the office at 9214 Mary St. Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.). ◗ Compiled by staff

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Angelic Harps grace the stage A

n absolute treat for the senses is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on December 19 at 7:30pm. Wrap yourself in the magical ambience of harps as Winter Harp graces the stage. Spellbinding celestial music will flow through the theatre as the harps, accompanied by incredible medieval instruments enchant audience members with carols and songs from long ago.

“It’s an enrapturing event that plucks at your heart strings.” - The Province

Don’t miss this feast for the senses with harps, gorgeous medieval attire and the magical music of Winter Harp, a holiday masterpiece that you’ll not soon forget. Treat yourself to the songs of the harp and let your heart sing this Christmas.

A delight for the eyes as well as the ears, this magnificent heartwarming concert has been enchanting audiences for over two decades. Visually stunning with breathtaking backdrops that place you in a cathedral illuminated with soft candle light and golden instruments, this is a worldclass ensemble, presented by The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society, that will set the mood beautifully for the Holiday Season. Draped in incredible medieval costumes the extraordinary musicians play on fascinating ancient instruments, enchanting audience members with their unique sounds as they accompany the angelic harps. A hauntingly-beautiful collection of music that ranges from familiar Christmas carols to Celtic and

the renaissance of the Celtic harp in North America, is also joining Winter Harp in this fantastic concert. Her work encompasses more than 40 recording projects, and her ground-breaking arrangements and passionate performances helped launch the Celtic harp into the modern world. Also joining the incredible ensemble is the golden voice of acclaimed singer and harper Roger Helfrick, and the popular harper/narrator Patrick Ball.

Winter Harp is generously sponsored by Sutton Group Showcase Realty, Minter Country Gardens, The Chilliwack Times, Star FM, The City of Chilliwack, Department of Canadian Heritage, and the British Columbia Arts Council. medieval melodies creates a Christmas masterpiece that will bring endless joy to those who hear the magical songs of Winter Harp.

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This year, the Times, Fix Auto Chilliwack, Valley Toyota and Simpson Auto are uniting for the ninth annual Christmas Car Giveaway. T h e Ti m e s i s n ow a c c e p t ing nomination letters for those whose lives could be significantly improved by the gift of reliable transportation. Nominees may be a family or person who has fallen on hard times financially, who has health issues, or is a single parent. To nominate a family or indi-

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SHIRLEY ANNE DWVINICZUK It is with great sadness and tears in my eyes that I announce the passing of my mother, Shirley Anne Dwviniczuk. She fought a courageous battle against cancer and passed away with family at her bedside on November 21, 2012 at Abbotsford Hospital at the age of 75 years. Shirley Anne Elmourne was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on December 20, 1936 to William and Mary Elmourne. She was the oldest of eleven children. She joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at the age of 19. Her first posting was to Winnipeg, MB. It was there that she met her future husband, George Dwviniczuk. George and Shirley were stationed in Halifax, Nova Scotia when I, their only child was born. Over the following years, they were posted to several military bases in Canada and Europe. Shirley was a licensed Practical Nurse until she retired in 1998. She loved nursing and truly cared for the patients. Often, she could be heard whistling while she worked. Her steps are all over the wards of Chilliwack General Hospital. Mom loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren, Kristin and Kyle. Her son-in-law, Harry was her go to man when she needed something done. She was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and special friend to many. Shirley enjoyed her little spot at the Glen, sharing stories around the campfire with her friends. Later, when she was retired, Shirley loved little trips to the casinos. I would like to thank all of the friends and family that supported us during this difficult time. To VDG, you gave me strength. And, as our day once passes to the next, we will remember the final time we held you hand and said “I love you”. We will never forget you. Shirley is now in heaven because that is just where she was meant to be. So try not to cry and remember the beautiful lady that graced us with her presence. Shirley is lovingly remembered by her husband, George Dwviniczuk, daughter Doreen Dwviniczuk (Harry Faber), granddaughter Kristin Dwviniczuk, granddaughter Jackie Bovee (Dan), grandson Kyle Gero, granddaughter Julianna Faber; brothers & sisters, Catherine Sullivan, Ada Keough (Irvin), Joseph Elmourne (Lori), Edmond Elmourne, Heather Elmourne, Mary Kemkemian, George Elmourne and Doreen Elmourne. She is predeceased by her parents William Thomas and Mary Theresa Elmourne, sister Sandra McKay and brother William Elmourne. A funeral service was held on November 26, 2012 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church with Father Santos officiating. Memorial Donations may be made in Shirley’s name to the SPCA. Online condolences may be offered at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home 45865 Hocking Avenue Chilliwack BC V2P 1B5 604-793-4555

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IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see id5565


EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see id5552

HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see id5555

PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see id5574

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

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see id5553 RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see id5584


NICE FAMILY HOME South facing 3861 sq ft custom home (6028 sq ft lot) in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey... 6 bedrooms, den/study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Large master bedroom has a BIG walkin closet, and beautiful mountain views. Neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. In-house vacuum system. In-law suite downstairs has 2 bedrooms, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room. Landscaped garden, private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 3 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Complex (ice rink & pool) is a 2 min drive. 16939 - 84 Ave, Surrey. REDUCED to $679,800 Call 778-227-6253 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

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


2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on y/index/id/69236

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

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $404,900, 604-466-3175 see id5226

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

UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see id5616

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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



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

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

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

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see id5400

OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see id5541 MOVE INTO the renovated 4 bdrm, full bsmt home for Christmas. Twin seal windows to be installed, 2.5 baths, inlaw suite, RV parking, awesome mtn views from large sundeck. $329,000 Call 604-795-7101

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



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

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

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

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

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


S. Surrey/ White Rock

GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see id5576



299K, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. Move in for Christmas. Open house Sat. Dec. 1, 1:30-3:30pm. #104-2600 E 49th. Call Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604 220-9188.

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

REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see id5549


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

Langley/ Aldergrove

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HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see id5471

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Vancouver East Side

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


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REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,800 604-498-2616 see id5595

3BDRM/2.5BTH BEAUTIFUL 2 STOREY HOME ON A QUIET CUL-DE-SAC IN CLOVERDALE Excellent location in desirable neighborhood. Close to schools, transportation and shopping. Bright open plan. $552,000. Call: (604) 575-4686

EAST, STUNNING mt Baker vu 2850sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn fl Master, SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see id5456

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Ladner/ South Delta

W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see id5599


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Port Moody

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




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

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

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


QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite SOLD!!! SOLD!!! SOLD!!! see id5615


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

GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! see id5610 CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see id5563

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

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

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


HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709

PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 mayneislandhome/ SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see id5566

Mobile Homes

BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see id5315

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see id5556

OCEAN FRONT Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000


CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $7,500obo 604-795-7570 see id5612

S. Surrey/ White Rock

Other Areas BC

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

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


Recreation Property

TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

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

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

Real Estate Wanted

COMMERCIAL/ INDUSTRIAL building wanted, prefer Chwk area, private buyer. Confidential. Modest means, must be reasonable. Email 604-795-3394

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

Longtime lovely Chilliwack family of three looking to buy a house in downtown Chilliwack area in $150K range. Solid references. We are not speculators, flippers or realestate business minded. Simply looking for a small caracter house with potential to be a nice home with some love and attention. No agents please. Call Richard @ 604-799-0219


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

Recreation Property

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

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663

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

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

RENTALS Apt/Condos

RENTALS | 604-793-2200 1 bdrm 2 level Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S – $575 1 bdrm+den suite F/S, W/D, util. incl – $750 1 bdrm apt 4 appl, gas incl – $650 1 bdrm suite util incl – $525 1 bdrm + den condo 6 appl, gas incl – $750 1 bdrm condo 4 appl, secure parking – $650 1 bdrm condo by hospital, 6 appl – $875 2 bdrm condo 5 appl, close to hospital – $850 2 bdrm hse F/S, garage – $950 2 bdrm suite F/S, shared w/d, util incl – $725 2 bdrm suite util incl – $700 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $650 2 bdrm condo 6 appl, Sardis – $950 3 bdrm twnhse . . . . . . 5 appl. 2 1/2 bath – $950 3 bdrm condo 6 appl, 1400 sq.ft. – $1295 3 bdrm rancher 3 appl, 1.5 bath – $1100 3 bdrm condo 6 appl, gas incl – $1150 3 bdrm hse HHS, 4 acres, 4 appl – $1300 4 bdrm hse. . . . FFI, 5 appl, 1 car garage – $1400 ...



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





Okanagan/ Interior

Out Of Town Property

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


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

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MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see id5592

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

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

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Lots & Acreage

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

North Vancouver



WHITE ROCK, for sale or trade, reno’d 2 BR with family room, lrg lot. Builders call 604-618-3827.


2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated Call Deanna 778-829-6993

ENDERBY BC 18.6 acres w/ 2 homes, shop & 5 buildings. N. Okanagan $669,000 1-250-838-6133

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



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

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

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

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see id5604

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

6035 NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see id5591

North Delta

7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $599,000 Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker

Out Of Town Property


132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see id5568

New Westminster

528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043

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


CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see id5597



GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see id5608 211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see id5607

Lots & Acreage


1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592


90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592

Mobile Homes

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4 bdrm hse. . . . . 1 garage, 3 appl, Sardis – $1450

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

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Luxury Cars

1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363

1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, Town & Country, all orig, turbo eng, loaded. $1350. Consider trade. 604-534-2997

We Loan Our Own $$$$ Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 Collectibles & Classics

1971 CHEVY Suburban, 3 dr 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $4500 obo. 604-769-4799.

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566

1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $13,000. 604-702-1997 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220

1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520

1966 FORD Thunderbird. 390, rebuilt trans. Lots done, little needed, runs great. M.Ridge. $6600 obo 604-710-5192

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367



Laundry In Suite Microwave & Dishwasher Electric Fireplace Hardwood Flooring Elevator Garbage Disposal & Storage Small Pets Negotiable

1-604-240-4003 2 BDRM large suites, new paint & carpets, senior oriented, close to town, Criminal record check req’d. 604-798-1482

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Harrison Hot Springs 1 br, balc, furn, bright, clean quiet, new flrs, across Lake, ns/np, $650 includes cable 604-853-4273 LARGE 2 br corner Apt, ensuite, new upgrade, incl appls, w/d, d/w, f/s, water & heat incl in rent, also storage & prkg. $900./mo, Avail now. 604-858-3685 LYNWOOD APTS. Agassiz, 1BR, fridge, stove & ht incld. $500/mo. 604-795-9953 or eves 796-3832

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1996 CHEVROLET Z28, LT1, 6spd, 159 mkm, local car, headrs, strt pipe, 19 in wheels, #’s match, $9,500 obo 604-908-2464

2004 CHRYSLER Pt Cruiser GT Turbo 5sp, 98K, 1 owner, f/load, exc. cond, $5395, 604-855-2337

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

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




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



IDEAL FOR STUDENTS/ WORKING PERSON Private room avail. $600/m incl 3 meals, internet, cable. Call for more info 604-791-9412 or 604-795-0397


Shared Accommodation



2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

Luxury Cars

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

ROOMATE WANTED furnished or unfurnished, utilities incl, must like dogs. Avail Jan 1. 604-701-2241 or 604-792-8774


Suites/Partial Houses

1 BD suite avail Jan 1, heat, water incl. Gd tenant with gd ref, n/p $580/m. Ph Raymond 604-792-4927 1 BDRM Sardis, n/s, n/p, quiet mature person, nr bus, incl utils/ cable. $550, Now, 604-316-1875 1 BDRM Promontory, private entr., w/d, f/s, n/p, n/s, avail immed. $600/m + DD. Call 604-858-7521 1 BDRM suite w/ laundry, prk avail, very clean, very quiet area, prefer working/ quiet person. $600 + util. Avail immed, refs req’d. 604-798-3779 after 6pm

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376

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


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

CAR DOLLY good cond 13in wheels, has many uses, $500 obo 604-820-8218

1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $6500. Call 604-518-3166 2000 NISSAN Xterra, fully loaded, 4x4, Call for details, 604-832-1635 2002 DODGE Dakota V8 4x4 with canopy, 184,000 kms $6500. Call Jeff at 604-795-3513

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2003 FORD F-150 LARIAT SUPERCREW Excellent condition with 5.4 L engine, trailer towing pkg. Leer tonneau cover. 164,000 kms. $12,500. Call: (604) 852-9002

2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384

2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460


Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week

2004 Chev. Silverado 2500HD 4X4Crew Duramax 183K, leather, 25K on new tires, loaded, short box, no accidents, Exc. shape $22,900. (604) 798-1158

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


2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751


604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $5,500. 604-209-1039

2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $7900 OB0 Call 604-788-0060


1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094

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2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629

2004 DODGE Neon, 2.0 SX, a/c, power windows, standard tran, 200k, exc cond. $3200 604-824-6792 or 604-855-1406

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

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


2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 17,000 k’s, like new cond $40,900. 604-793-5520

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1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2995.604-899-6119

Corner unit Avail Dec 31 No rental Increase


1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

1986 CHRYSLER New Yorker w/collector plates, 66,000 orig km, loaded, $2950 obo 604-855-0633

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

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1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525

Accelerate your car buying

RENTALS Apt/Condos

1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau special model, like new loaded. $6600. 604-534-2997


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

1977 DODGE Daytona Charger, 2 door, auto, V8, 2 tone blue, 1 owner, $10,500. 604 576-0836

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?


Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve




2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm

2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm



Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520 1985 VW Transporter, 6 pass, 1 Ton box, great for landscapers. $6000 obo. 604-531-9766

1995 FORD F-250, 7.3 DIESEL, auto, 2WD, long box, ext cab, new tires, 1 owner, exc cond, 350km, all hwy $8500 604-744-8111

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

2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 164k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $8995. 604-819-3610 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

1995 SUBURBAN LT, 8 pass, 4x4, leather 188k, new tires/ brakes/front axels, recent radiator/cat conv/02 sensor, no rust. $3800 obo. 604-377-4860

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AUTOMOTIVE Sports & Imports

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $6,500. 604-786-6495


Sports & Imports

2010 MAZDA 3 H/B, 5 sp/auto, a/c, 19,000 km, warranty, bike rack, $13,900, 604-824-1286



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



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

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

1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper. Electric jacks & more. Excellent cond. $7,950. Call 604-576-6598 2000 HONDA Prelude, 2 dr, $5000, auto, runs well, 124,000 km, 604-614-8402

★MUST SELL★ REDUCED TO $15,800 OBO 2009 VW BEETLE light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014



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

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

1997 FORD Aerostar, 1 senior owner, local service, doctor says must sell $1975, 604-943-1922 2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess

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

1998 SLUMBER Queen, Autum Special, immaculant cond, light weight, 8ft camper, toilet, sink, stove, sleeps 4, 3way fridge, $5800 obo, Tom 604-807-0209 2000 22 FT SLUMBERQUEEN Class C MH, 101,000 kms, ex. cond, ready to travel, $15,000. Call Richard 604-780-8404

2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912

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

2005 PONTIAC Montana Ext’d, SV6, 4 dr, 6 pass, DVD, new frt tires, new f/b brakes. 137,000 kms. $5700 obo. 604-314-6170

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

9522 2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister



1977 DODGE camper van. Good cond. Stove/fridge/furn. 200,000 km. $3,250 obo. 604-599-3835

Computer Services


Laptops & PC’s



Frame to Finish Contracting

• Basements • Additions •Renovations

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

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

8125 2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874

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

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

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

2009 24RKS Jayflt lk new, 3 seasn, slps 6, 1 slide, slr pnl, all apps, $15,500, 604-644-8663 Chwk


Gutter Cleaning & Repairs

– Leaks – All Gutter Repairs – Installing Gutters – Screening LARRY INDUSTRIES INC 604-792-9600 7968 Venture Place


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


NEW CHAPARRAL 275RLS, 3 slides. Snowbird Sale $31,495. 604-835-4036. 2003 30’ Citation Supreme 5th Whl, 2 slides, exc cond, rear living, loaded, many extras, new tires & batteries. Hitch incl. $32,000. 604-794-7529 (Chwk)

Snowmobiles/ ATV

2003 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE Z440, fan cooled, electric start, reverse, 121in track, twincarbs, 50 orig miles, $2800 obo. Call Dave 604-850-7381

2012 CHAPARRAL 279BHS, 2 slides, bunks, ext kitchen. $32,649. 604-835-4036.


Lawn & Garden

LANDSCAPE AWAY Book Now for Christmas Light Installation Complete Lawn Care Fall Clean-Up/ Pruning Turf Installation Lawncutting

• • • • • Landscape Design & Upgrades • Retaining Walls * Residential * Strata * Commercial






On Top Since 1961 CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts! Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Family owned & operated since 1962


Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333


(604) 773-5511 24/7 EMERGENCY Response Plumbing and Restoration Certified Plumbers, Gas Fitters, Water, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technicians. Fast response, clean work, Superior service. Visa / MasterCard accepted. Call: (604) 773-5511


Renovations & Home Improvement


Placing and Finishing Ltd. SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES ° Business °Strata ° Sidewalks & Steps 24hr / 7 day service Cell 604-793-7480 Office 604-792-7733 Fully Insured * WCB


List It. Sell It. Guaranteed. Craig Can’t Do That.

Local Buyers You know your community and you can trust the folks you know.

Another quality service by Nexgen Painting


Installation & Repairs to all

Snow Removal

place ads online @

Why? Trusted Sellers You know the sellers and so do we. No scams. No concerns. `]P SV_W [GHQZYH[YM

GUTTER & CHRISTMAS LIGHT INSTALLATION SPECIALS * FREE Gutter declogging with every Christmas light installation OR * 50% off Christmas light installation with every complete gutter cleaning Phone 604-793-0128

° Furnaces ° Hot Water Tanks ° Fireplaces ° Duct & Dryer Vents Free Estimates - 24 hour Service - Fully Insured & bonded 35 years Industry Experience 604-791-8826 or 604-793-6351




2009 26’ Grey Wolf super light brand new trailer, 1 pull out, 3 pce bath, full kit, 15’ awning, used 4x. $16,000 obo. 604-532-0726




COMFORT ZONE inc. 1988 CLASS A Triple E REGENCY motorhome, lenght 32 ft, gmc 450, stored 4 yrs, updated new michelins, bathroom fixtures, freezer, fridge, laminate flrs, carpet throughout, sell due to medical cond. $15,000 must be seen. 1980 AQUA STAR ski boat 115 hp evinrude, in exc cond, fully equiped depth sound, sonar, ship to shore radios, water skis, wet line tubes for towing, new top tow bar, remote docking all on shoreline trailor, sell due to health, $15,000. Call 604-793-0124

2011 SPRINGDALE 299FKS, 2 slides, $22,338 w/mfg rebate. 604-835-4036.


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

Ph Wayne 604-845-1141

8140 2008 HONDA Civic std silver, orig own, no acci, 86K, new tires, exc cond. $9700obo. 778-866-7139

2011 SPRINGDALE 291RK, huge kitch. $19,458 w/mfg rebate. 604-835-4036.


One Call Does It All Free Estimates


9515 2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548


Certified Technician

2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005


HOME SERVICES Ted 604-997-0554

2002 TRAVELAIRE 251, Cdn. made, very clean. $11,120. 604-835-4036.

2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486

2011 ARTICFOX 8ft 11', winter package, 1 ton short box, includes slide outs, generator, ac, remote jack, sterio, fully loaded, $27,000, obo, 604-793-3399

Laptop recycling

2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357

2010 WILDWOOD T27, lge slide, bunks. $17,596. UTW2702. 604-835-4036.




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When You Place Your Ad in the Classifieds!

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sale $59.99-$67.49†

Men’s T-MAX® Hoodies

Assorted styles, colours and linings. Sizes S-2XL. Oversizes 3XL-5XL in select styles and colours. (2BDDWRFB2-TM5/TM6/TM7/TM8/TM10) Reg. $79.99-$89.99† SALE $59.99-$67.49† †Oversizes extra More colours and styles available in-store.





25% off




Men’s WindRiver H Waterrepellant Hoodies


A. Assorted Scarves


sale $41.24-$59.99† HYPER-DRI® Fleece Hoodies

WindRiver Basic Fleece (not shown)

Available in unlined, quilted and thermal-lined styles. Sizes S-2XL. Oversizes 3XL-5XL in select styles.

Choose from crewneck sweatshirts, hoodies and sweatpants. Sizes S-2XL. Oversizes 3XL-5XL.

Reg. $54.99-$79.99†

SALE $33.74† †Oversizes extra


SALE $41.24-$59.99

Reg. $39.99 SALE $$29.99 C. Unisex Ear Warmers (51240-001-01) Reg. $22.99 SALE $17.24 D. Assorted Gifts Assorted styles. Reg. from $14.99 SALE from $11.24 E. All WindRiver Watches Assorted styles. *REGULAR PRICED

Reg. $44.99†







B. WindRiver T-MAX® Goatskin and T-MAX® Deerskin Gloves Black. Sizes M, L, XL and sizes 8-11. (6CTCWRF6G225, 6CTCWRF9766TM)


Oversizes extra

Assorted colours. (6CTFWRF1240, 6CTCWRF1250/ 1260/1270/1280) Reg. $14.99 SALE $11.24




A. Denver Hayes SOFT Cable Shawl Collar Sweater ®

Assorted colours. Sizes S-2XL.

(3BGADSFA2031, 3BGADSFH2031)

$24.99 B. Denver Hayes SOFT® Classic Turtleneck Sweater

Assorted colours and stripes. Sizes S-2XL.

(3BGADSFA2200/S, 3BGADSFH2200/S)

$24.99 C. Denver Hayes SOFT® Cable Henley

G. Ceramic Mugs Assortment varies by store. (6CTLWRASTHCERA) Reg. $12.99

SALE SPECIAL PRICE $7.49 H. Blankets Assorted styles. (6CTLWRASEF5923/ 9823, 6CTLWRFSHG3868, 6CTLDHFSHG3864/69)

Reg. $22.99-$79.99 SALE $17.24-$59.99 Select styles only I. Lounge Henleys Navy, grey. Sizes M-2XL. (6BSEDHFST9001) Reg. $19.99 SALE $14.99 J. 2-pack Flannel Lounge Pants Assorted colours. Sizes S-2XL. (6BSEDHFSF1501) Reg. $49.99 SALE 2PK $37.49

K. Men’s Denver Hayes and WindRiver Slippers

Reg. $34.99 SALE $26.24

Assorted styles and colours. Sizes 8-13. Reg. $26.99-$89.99 SALE $20.24-$67.49


Assorted styles. (6CTLWRFBYOSCMIT) SOLD OUT Reg. $14.99 SALE $11.24

(WR124LBRN/134LBRN/ 135BLK/136BLK/137BLK/138GRY)

F. Denver Hayes Cologne

Denver Hayes Flat Back Rib Knits, Foolers and Polos

Assorted colours. Sizes S-2XL. Oversizes 3XL-5XL in select styles.

L. Ice Scraper Mitts


(2ACEDHFB28732/65/66, 2ACFDHFB29923/24)

Reg. $34.99-$49.99†

SALE $26.24-$37.49† †

Oversizes extra

Assorted colours and stripes. Sizes S-2XL.

(3BGADSFA2201/S, 3BGADSFH2201/S)


More colours and styles available in-store.

CUSTOM EMBROIDERY SHOP ON SITE! FREE hemming on jeans and casual pants purchased at Chilliwack location.

Next to Bus Depot

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Chilliwack Times December 11 2012  
Chilliwack Times December 11 2012  

Chilliwack Times December 11 2012