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The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce told executive director Patti MacAhonic she will have to step down if she wins the NDP nomination on Jan. 19.

MacAhonic enters the race BY PAUL J. HENDERSON


hilliwack’s worst-kept secret is finally out. Chamber of Commerce executive director Patti MacAhonic will vie for the NDP nomination for the Chilliwack riding in the spring provincial election. MacAhonic made her announcement Monday morning at an event held at the Best Western. Rumours of MacAhonic’s plan to run for the NDP go back to last summer when she told the Times she was asked by the party to con-

Chamber executive director seeks nomination for NDP, as does Yale resident Dennis Adamson

sider running. Yale resident Dennis Adamson, second-term Area A director for the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD), will also seek the NDP nomination, which will be decided at a meeting Jan. 19 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Adamson lost the NDP nomination for last year’s Chilliwack-Hope byelection to eventual winner Gwen O’Mahony.

Adamson lives in the Fraser Canyon but said he resided in Chilliwack for seven years and, because of his work at the FVRD, he is familiar with local issues. At the event Monday, MacAhonic spoke to provincewide polls that see BC Liberal fortunes sinking. “I believe that the NDP is wellpositioned to win the province and don’t we want Chilliwack at the table?” she said.

When asked if the departure of long-time Chilliwack MLA John Les helped her chances, MacAhonic chose to focus on the current candidate. “There are two ways of looking at it: John [Les] had a long run here and he had some difficulties and that might have been time if he had stuck around,” she said. “And the fact that

ritish Columbia’s worst norovirus outbreak in recent years has swept across the Fraser Valley, including Chilliwack, according to Fraser Health. Norovirus affects sufferers’ gastrointestinal systems, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps. While those symptoms usually subside in one to three days and the virus is rarely dangerous, it is extremely contagious. And this year’s norovirus is even worse, thanks to a new strain— against which people have not built up an immunity—that has spread around the world this winter. “The norovirus for the moment is very widespread throughout all our communities,” Fraser Health spokesperson Tasleem Juma said. “It’s very easily transmitted. What we’re seeing right now is hundreds of cases across the region.” Juma said the virus has been detected in Fraser Health hospitals and residential care homes. But Fraser Health said it has not yet had to declare an “outbreak” in any of its facilities—outbreaks are declared when a unit or ward experiences three or more cases. “Yes we have noro in Chilliwack, but we have noro everywhere,” Juma said. “It’s as easily transmitted as you coughing on your hand and touching a doorknob and someone else touching the doorknob and then touching their face.” The Coastal Health Authority has not been so lucky. It closed one acute care ward last week and enacted containment protocol at two other sites to try and stop the spread of the virus. See NOROVIRUS, Page 4

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to never try to steal again. And he reveals a deeper understanding of the economics of shoplifting, noting that theft forces stores to raise prices to compensate for their losses. He told the Times that writing the letter made him consider the broader effect of his actions when he shoplifted. “They have to take measures,” he said. “Usually they have to hire more secret shoppers or have to put in video cameras here and there and that all costs money.” That thinking came through in the letter, in which he wrote: “I believe my stealing affected the community because they have to pay those higher prices.”


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Grew up knowing the rules Like most 17-year-old teenagers, Tony had been in trouble before— but it was nothing compared to this. Back in seventh grade he had been caught lighting firecrackers and suspended from school. But it was nothing like this. Not only were the police involved, and the grocery store could opt to press charges, but his own father was saying that Tony might deserve to end up in court. Tony’s mother was stunned. “I was mortified,” she says now, sixodd months later. “I couldn’t believe that [Tony] would have done that.

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Tony, a Chilliwack teen caught shoplifting at a local grocery store, said writing a letter of apology helped him understand the negative repercussions of stealing. “We’ve always promoted that that sort of thing is wrong. “I grew up very religiously,” she said. “You don’t lie, you don’t steal, you just don’t do that sort of thing.” Needless to say, Tony was grounded. But with the RCMP involved, it wouldn’t be just Tony’s parents doling out the punishment. That’s why, despite his father’s initial throw-the-book-at-him fury, the family was pleased when the RCMP officer who handled Tony’s case referred the teen not to the criminal courts but rather to the Chilliwack Restorative Justice Society. Restorative Justice is an “alternative justice system” that emphasizes community service, education and, if possible reconciliation between offenders and victims. It’s a program created, essentially, for offenders just like Tony. Told he would be spared criminal

charges if he entered the program, Tony met with Restorative Justice volunteers, who went to work trying to understand why an honours student would commit a crime just to get a pool float. “I’ve learnt a lot from it,” he said. If he could go back in time and speak to himself just before he put those pool floats in his back pack, Tony said he’d: “Give myself a smack and be like, ‘Smarten up.’” The process was illuminating for all sides, and Tony was “sentenced” to five hours of labour at the West Coast Kart Club’s Greg Moore Raceway. He also wrote a letter of apology to the grocery store manager that explained his shift in thinking since the incident. After apologizing, Tony writes that his actions have caused humiliation and forced him to endure the judgment of his parents. He pledges

Mother grateful there was another way The Restorative Justice process earned high marks from Tony and his mother, and not just because it eschewed the criminal justice system. Tony said he felt like the volunteers understood and liked him, and that they were trying to learn about what prompted him to commit a spur-ofthe-moment crime. “I feel it’s really good because they do help kids get through that and get past it,” Tony said. “It’s better to have someone to talk to who understands what you’re going through and what’s going on than someone who doesn’t know and is just judging you.” And his mother is grateful that there was a formal way for his son to face consequences, but not be saddled with a criminal record. Tony clearly knew he was wrong. He’d heard it over and over again. So his mother was pleased to see the Restorative Justice volunteers focus on getting Tony to acknowledge the consequences of his actions, and then move on. “Rather than telling [Tony] how wrong he was, they were trying to help him,” she said. And in the end, Tony’s mother says that, by getting caught stealing, her son has learned a valuable lesson that should last him the rest of his life. “It’s one thing as parents to tell him it’s wrong to steal, but for him—I mean, I still wish he hadn’t have done it—to see what happens when you do steal and how it not only affects you but all the people around you . . . even though it seems weird to say it, it was a good experience.”

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was going to be easy, or so Tony was told. Just walk into the grocery store, and grab a pair of inflatable pool floats. Maybe grab a pump—you don’t want to have to blow the floats up by yourself. Take them to the bathroom. Stash the boxes in your backpack. Walk out the store. And now here he was, accosted by a security guard, dragged back into the store, and waiting in a dark room for a police officer to come take him to his parents. Who knows where the other kid went to—the friend of a friend who, as they prepared to catch the bus to Cultus Lake, encouraged him to steal the pool floats. All Tony (theTimes has changed his name) knew was that his father would be furious.


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new host organization didn’t slow down Operation Red Nose in 2012. Volunteers gave more than 600 tipsy revelers rides homes over the holiday season and raised more than $10,000 for the Kiwanis Club of Sardis, which took over the program from the Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association (CRJYAA). In total, Volunteers for the campaign logged 410 hours and delivered 657 cars and their owners home safe and sound, according to co-ordinator Chris Kizmann. The month-long operation wrapped up New Year’s Eve with 111 teams—many composed of Kiwanis members—having hit the road. Those teams drove a total of 16,547 kilometres and raised $11,772.63 in donations


u s t i n Fe n t o n - B i t z arrived a little early but, then again, he was a little late too. The six-pound, 13-ounce boy’s due date was Jan. 10, but because no babies were born on Jan. 1 at Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH), little Austin’s arrival at 10:33 a.m. on Jan. 2 made him the New Year’s Baby. The day after the birth, mom Jessica Bitz was with father Gilbert Fenton at CGH where she said she was “excited and happy but tired too.” The healthy boy’s full name is Austin Bradley James Fenton-Bitz. It was the second time in six years that Chilliwack’s New Years Baby was not born on Jan. 1. Two years ago, Karissa Faith Lillian McAuley was born on Jan. 2 at 1:02 p.m. The first baby of 2013 born in the Fraser Health region was Shane Greenwood who arrived at 12:26 a.m. at Langley Memorial Hospital. And David Junior Ricky Joe James was the first baby in the province, born in Kamloops

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Chilliwack teen lost her life last weekend in a snowmobile accident. Billie Brittany Bell, 16, died after a crash near the Coquihalla Lakes Lodge—about

halfway between Hope and Merritt—on Dec. 30. Police say Bell lost control of the snowmobile she was riding after hitting a pair of bumps. Bell and the snowmobile crashed into a tree, but the girl’s body was then thrown into another tree. Despite wearing a helmet, Bell sustained massive head injuries. She was

airlifted to Royal Columbian Hospital, where she died from her injuries. The Coroners Service is continuing its investigation. Bell’s father was with his daughter at the time of the accident, according to RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth.

In Chilliwack, the Birchwood Retirement Suites was forced to deal with an outbreak of its own. On Friday, general manager April MacKenzie said it seemed like the worst was over. She said that at one point, around 15 residents were exhibiting symptoms of the virus. The Birchwood has limited activities for residents and scaled up sanitization and hand-washing vigilance. The facility has also been restricting visitors from the community, and a sign declaring the outbreak greets those arriving at the building’s doors. For Fraser Health, the declaration of an outbreak triggers a variety of automatic procedures, from increased cleaning and sanitary precautions to the divvying up

from riders. That money will go to the Kiwanis’s various youth-oriented programs in Chilliwack, Kizmann said. Kizmann said the service club deliberately followed the model established by the CRJYAA, which grew Operation Red Nose to the point that it was no longer able to handle both the program and its own services. The busiest night was New Year’s Eve, with 55 volunteers providing 96 rides home. “How t h e c o m m u n i t y responded and the volunteers responded was the most impressive thing,” Kizmann said. And that translated to happy riders. “People were very happy with the service, [and] happy to get the ride home.” In 13 British Columbia cities, 4,555 volunteers gave 8,082 rides. A total of 87,761 rides were provided throughout Canada.

Wash hands of staff, so nurses do not deal with both infected and noninfected patients. Until then, for hospital staff and those in the community, Juma said “hand hygiene is the best way to deal with noro.” Those who do contract the virus should stay home from work and restrict contact with others. “If you really are exhibiting symptoms, do stay home,” she pleaded. The virus should pass, but if a visit to hospital is required, a person should immediately identify his or her symptoms. Even after the symptoms abate, Juma said a person can still be infectious and should limit contact with others and wash their hands regularly.

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NDP, from page 1 they have brought in John Martin who is not sure what he [is]—he is a Conservative and now he is a Liberal—I think doesn’t hurt me at all either.” MacAhonic is the single mother of three children who moved to Chilliwack at the age of 29 after her husband died as a result of an industrial accident. Orion Engar, who introduced MacAhonic Monday, pointed to this incident 22 years ago and her subsequent work in logging and mining as an example of her mettle. “This is one tough woman,” he said. After being widowed, MacAhonic helped push for legislation to protect the survivors of workplace fatalities. She then spent 15 years volunteering with the Canadian Injured Workers Alliance and, before being hired as executive director of the Chamber on Nov. 1, 2011, she was the executive director of the British Columbia Wildlife Federation. When asked Friday what motivated her to run, her first response was the HST.


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Audrey-Ann Ashley shows the sliding bedroom door in her Chilliwack River Valley home that was shattered by a bullet on New Year’s Day. forensic unit found a bullet that had fallen between the two pieces of glass. After piercing the exterior pane, the bullet had not had enough momentum to break through the interior glass. Mounties say the shooting was not targeted and looks to be accidental. “The bullet possibly came from a nearby wooded area,” RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Tammy Hollingsworth said. The prospect of a stray bullet flying

across her yard has rattled Ashley. “I was very upset. I’m still very upset,” she told the Times. “What if one of my little dogs had been out there?” And the fact that a bullet ended up in her window means that whoever was holding the gun should have been taking more care and should have been somewhere else. “That’s shooting too close to a residential area,” Ashley said.

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‘This is one tough woman’ “I want to see a government with integrity,” she told the Times. “What government is, is a public service. We are supposed to serve the public, and when people get things shoved down their throats, [when politicians] say one thing and do another, it really motivated me to step forward.” MacAhonic was granted a leave of absence from her role at the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce effective Jan. 4 until the Jan. 19 nomination meeting. She also asked for a leave for the election period if she is nominated. When asked Friday, Chamber board president Kevin Gemmell would not comment on whether MacAhonic’s request for an election campaign leave was denied. On Monday, however, the Chamber issued a press release that confirmed it. “If Ms. MacAhonic is successful in her bid for nomination, the board of directors of the Chilliwack Chamber of Com-

merce have asked her to tender her resignation as executive director,” the release said. “At that point, a new executive director will be sought with hopes of filling the position by March 2013.” MacAhonic said she intended to file a letter of reconsideration to the board of directors regarding the election leave. Election 2013 The BC Liberals held a nomination meeting in October for the May 14 provincial election at which time former BC Conservative candidate and UFV criminology professor John Martin was acclaimed for the Chilliwack riding. In Chilliwack-Hope, the Liberals acclaimed Laurie Throness who lost the seat to O’Mahony in the 2012 byelection. O’Mahony will run for the NDP. The BC Conservatives are set to announce candidates for both ridings some time this month.

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nn Pecenka, the stoic 81-year-old Chilliwack woman profiled in a Times story in November about dying and the need to prepare—and talk about—the inevitable, died Saturday with her son and granddaughter at


her bedside. Pecenka, who had terminal brain cancer, approached her coming death with a matter-of-fact bluntness when she spoke to the Times in September. “I know it’s a fact of life and we all

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Chilliwack River Valley senior spent New Year’s Day trying to quiet her nerves after a midday nap was sharply interrupted by the sound of a bullet crashing into the bedroom window. Still a little tired after watching the preceding evening’s celebrations on TV in her Slesse Park rancher, AudreyAnn Ashley, 68, dozed off to sleep with a book just before noon. She wasn’t asleep long, though, when she was sharply awoken by a loud sound. “I thought it was the end of the world,” she said. “It was like a bomb and it was so close. It was so loud.” Ashley pulled back her blinds and found herself looking at the shattered glass of her bedroom sliding door. On the other side of the double-paned window she found a small bullet hole. Shocked, Ashley called her neighbours. Her partner was there and told Ashley, “I heard the shot. It was awful close.” She replied: “Close? Yeah, it came through the window.” Ashley said that, while she had not heard any shooting preceding the incident, her neighbours reported hearing gunfire—apparently from hunters— earlier in the day. “There were people walking around at the time that also heard the shots.” Ashley called the police and an RCMP


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celebrated the holidays by watching and re-watching some of the old Universal horror classics. Nothing goes down as easy as a big glass of egg nog and a double feature of Frankenstein and Creature From the Black Lagoon. Hey, you keep the holidays in your way and I’ll keep them in mine. The Universal horror series started with some mystery and suspense films, but hit its stride in the early ’30s with Dracula, The Mummy, Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein, and The Invisible Man, all within four years of each other. The Wolf Man came out in 1941, and Creature From the Black Lagoon was the last “canon” member of the classic monster club in the 1954. These movies have been reduced to clips and quotes (“It’s alive!” and “I never drink, wine.”) to such a degree that they’ve almost been forgotten as movies. Watch them. They’re cheap as dirt in big DVD packs, and most of them hold up remarkably well. Here are a few capsule reviews if you’re thinking of getting some of these movies for yourself. The Invisible Man: Special effects still look pretty good for a movie made 50 years before Tron, but there are a lot of moments of comic relief that don’t land. Creature From the Black Lagoon: The underwater sequences are magical—they created a villain


Be Our Guest who, thanks to being portrayed by an Olympic swimmer, could seem graceful and gentle. And then go on an angry rampage. The Wolf Man: Skip it. Seriously, the hero is a creep before he gets bitten by a wolf, and Lon Chaney Jr. is no Lon Chaney Sr. One of the most interesting things about the movie is the fact that we remember it for things that aren’t in there —the full moon is not required for the character to transform. That was added in the sequels. The Mummy: This is another one that suffers from amnesia. As played by Boris Karloff, the mummy is only swaddled in bandages for a single, great scene. After that, he’s a calculating, intelligent, talking villain. Karloff is great. Dracula: Watching Bela Lugosi face off against Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing is a lot of fun. Everyone else seems to have not got the memo to be awesome. Watch for the armadillos that turn up in Castle Dracula—the Universal lot apparently had pest problems or a very unusual approach to what constituted the fauna of Transylvania.

Bride of Frankenstein: The best of the bunch, by far. Frankenstein director James Whale apparently got more money, and used it. He created a film that’s over the top in terms of impressionistic set design and lighting, borderline hammy acting (not saying on which side of the border) and a weird, gothic storyline. Somehow it all works. The special effects hold up. Dr. Pretorius is a great, deranged villain, and Karloff’s Monster is a damaged antihero who murders but still demands sympathy. And it has multiple appearances by torch and pitchfork wielding mobs. Deranged mobs make everything better! Everyone knows what’s in the movie, but it’s the way Whale put the pieces together that makes it special. A lot has changed technologically since 1935, but one thing that always shows is effort and skill. Everything about Bride of Frankenstein still works, because the people involved clearly cared about getting it right—whether that was Karloff’s elaborate makeup, the weird gizmos in the mad scientist’s lair, or the creepy hiss Elsa Lanchester delivers when she sees her “husband.” The movie still makes you feel a hint of fear, pity for the monsters at its centre, and more than a little wonder. ◗ Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the LangleyAdvance.

nless you spent the last month lounging about on a desert island in the South Pacific without Internet or TV, you’ve probably had your fill of hearing about America’s fiscal cliff. News coverage north of the 49th parallel has been just about as plentiful as south of it, we imagine —probably because we know all too well that what our neighbour does has a great impact on us. So it’s understandable we’d be keeping a close eye on unfolding events. On the other hand, there’s something perversely comforting about knowing it’s not happening in Ottawa—it’s bad news, but at least it’s someone else’s bad news. Ironically, Canadians have their own financial troubles, but we seem to be largely ignoring them altogether. Time and again over this last year, the federal government has issued warnings to Canadians about our personal debt levels. Last month, Statistics Canada announced that debt levels were at their all-time high: for each after-tax dollar we’re bringing home, we’re borrowing more than $1.60. Racking up debt is easy to do, especially in this neck of the woods where mortgages make up a huge portion of debt levels for many people. But it’s not just housing. When it comes right down to it, we all—quite simply— spend too much. Perhaps it’s because it’s so easy to do, with online shopping, credit cards, store cards and personal financing available almost 24 hours a day. Why wait for that home renovation or new couch or family vacation—just charge it now. Perhaps we’ve lost sight, as a nation, of what we want versus what we need—or the ease of getting more credit has blinded us to its pitfalls. Whatever the cause, our own, individual, fiscal cliffs are rapidly looming and, if interest rates go up, too many Canadians will fall off the edge.

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So much more to being a Falcon Editor: Do people really understand what it means to get involved in a school? I am a Grade 10 student attending Sardis secondary school. Our mascot is a falcon by the name of Freddie and the student body is therefore referred to as the “Falcons.” Before we were dismissed for the Christmas break, we watched a video showing what it means to be a falcon, in other words, how to get involved at the school. However, it quickly came to the attention of my social studies class that the video was incomplete. All that was shown was some scenes of our senior boys basketball team playing, a studentteacher dodgeball game, Freddie the Falcon doing pushups, and the drumline. Is that really representing the student body? Don’t get me wrong, the basketball team and drumline are great ways to get involved, but there are many others too. The video showed no footage of the art programs that take place in our school or the many clubs that are being held every day at lunch, and after and before school. Other great sports such as volleyball or soccer were also not shown. Also, after watching this video, my teacher informed us of a competition a group of students went to. They organized it themselves, had to search

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for a sponsor teacher and did all the work themselves as well. This happened this past October, and the entire class, and I’m pretty sure most of the school, knew nothing about it. After all the work they put into it, don’t they deserve more recognition? Our school is also a French immersion school, which is a pretty big commitment. Those kids do most of their classes in French, which would be extremely difficult to do if English was your first language. Why weren’t any of those kids recognized in the video? Also, I was astonished by the number of girls in the video. The number: 0. This was the most ridiculous part of the whole video because being a girl isn’t like being in a club where the maker of the video would have to go to that club at the time. All they had to do was film the hallway during any given

break between classes and catch a minimum of 50 girls. Another issue I had was the lack of multiculturalism. Our school has many First Nations students, as well as ESL students from other places in the world, such as China. Those students weren’t in the video either. Finally, why was just the drumline shown? The line is a great program, but why weren’t all the music programs shown? There are plenty of musically gifted students in our school that aren’t in the drumline, but are in the orchestral strings class, or the rock band, or the jazz band, so why weren’t they included? The reason why this video really bugged me was all of these reasons put together. The video basically showed that our school focused on the Grade 12 male athlete, and the one musical area among many. That doesn’t represent the student body

whatsoever, so giving the video the title, “What it means to be a Falcon” was not appropriate. It also made me wonder, is that what the public sees as getting involved too? Is that all you can do to get recognition? I sure hope not because the student body at Sardis secondary is much deeper and more interesting than just being on the basketball team or the drumline. Caleb Bloch, Grade 10 Sardis







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Despite a four-point weekend, Chilliwack’s Luke Esposito finds himself three points back of Langley’s Mario Puskarich in the BCHL scoring race. Puskarich notched two goals and one assist last weekend. Esposito leads all BCHL players with 36 assists. Austin Plevy is third in league scoring. And Chiefs Mitch Gillam is first in shutouts, tied for first in save percentage and wins, and third in goals against average among BCHL starters.

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he Chilliwack Chiefs split a pair of weekend games against division rivals as they continue to struggle for consistency. The Chiefs beat the Coquitlam Express 5-3 Friday night before falling 6-3 to the Langley Rivermen Saturday at Prospera Centre. The Chiefs—who once sat atop the British Columbia Hockey League standings—are now just 3-5 in their last eight games. They also must now share top spot in the Mainland Division with the Surrey Eagles. The Chiefs can consider themselves fortunate to have taken two points from the Express Friday after being outshot 48-37. John Siemer opened the scoring for Coquitlam just 1:42 into the game. Spencer Graboski replied for the Chiefs three minutes later on the power play. But the Express scored on their own man advantage shortly after to restore the lead. Cue the puck luck. Even though he plays for the Express, Coquitlam defenceman Michael Maciag tied the game for the Chiefs late in the first when he took a cross-crease pass from Graboski and inadvertently sniped the puck past his own goalie. Then, midway through the second period, Mathieu Tibbet’s wrist-shot dump-in from centre ice bamboozled veteran Express netminder Cole Huggins. Luke Esposito extended Chilliwack’s lead on a nice passing play three minutes later.

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Chiefs defenceman Ben Israel chips the puck into the Coquitlam Express zone during BCHL action Friday night. Coquitlam drew back to within one early in the third, but Chiefs goalie Mitch Gillam shut the door on the rest of the comeback. He punctuated his 45-save effort by flashing his glove to deny Express star Philip Zielonka on a breakaway. The Chiefs’ luck ran out the following evening against Langley. Power play goals by Evan Campbell and James Robinson helped stake the Rivermen to a 3-0 lead

entering the first intermission. From there the Chiefs were left to play catch up. Tibbet pounced on a juicy rebound early in the second to get Chilliwack on the board. And while Langley restored the three-goal lead, a pair of goals from Austin Plevy just 15 seconds apart gave 2,403 Chiefs fans hope. But, like Coquitlam the night before, Chilliwack couldn’t complete the comeback. Langley add-

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CHIEFS, from Page 10 Smyl is looking at adding another forward before the BCHL trade deadline, and reinforcements are on their way in the form of veterans Josh Hansen and Ryan Donohoe. Hansen, who sustained a knee injury in early December, could return this weekend in one of the Chiefs’ three games. Donohoe has been nursing a shoulder injury for much of the season. He is skating with his teammates and might be a couple weeks away from returning to action. Both should provide needed help both offensively and defensively. Smarter play needed Chiefs grinder Tanner Cochrane was

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Sarah Wierks

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The 2008 Chilliwack Storm senior girls basketball team produced four of the valley’s best female players ever.

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Connected by a passion for basketball, their true bond will always be friendship BY TYLER OLSEN


rom the start, Rosedale middle school girls basketball coach Jim Adam knew there was something special about Alexa McCarthy, Courtney Bartel and Sarah and Nicole Wierks. From their determination and perseverance to their team-first attitude and willingness to support— and pass to—the less-skilled players, the four young basketball players showed something special. Junior high school coaches would tell Adam they were glad their teams didn’t have to tip off against his middle schoolers. Yet Rosedale was just one such school out of dozens in the Fraser Valley, his players just a few of the hundreds of young basketball players tossing large orange balls at hoops. It would have been presumptuous, at best, for Adam to have thought four of his players would go on to star for one of the best women’s teams in the country. And yet, as 2013 begins, the four Rosedale grads are front and centre as the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades take aim at a national championship. It all starts with Ogmundson McCarthy, Bartel and the Wierks sisters can trace their joint love for basketball back beyond middle school, all the way to the ages of eight and nine, when the four took part in Joe Ogmundson’s Chilliwack Hoops basketball program. (Even then they had a shared history: all four had attended Cheam elemen-

tary school; Bartel and Nicole Wierks first met in kindergarten.) Ogmundson helped the girls discover a passion for sport that would lead them—more than a decade down the road—to the very same spot. The longtime Chilliwack secondary school basketball coach “totally made [basketball] fun and he made it something that you look forward to every day,” McCarthy said. “He totally instilled a love for the game.” So by the time the girls reached middle school, they were already standout players. “Those were all girls who were high achievers,” Adam told the Times. “They worked hard; they put the time and effort into every practice. “As a coach, you can only lead them to the water; they’ve got to decide if they want to drink the water.” That dedication payed immediate dividends when the Wierkses and Bartel helped lead Rosedale to a provincial championship in 2006. (McCarthy, the oldest of the bunch, had moved on to high school at the time.) Soon, the four were back together with Ogmundson, this time at CSS. The girls’ age differences meant that Nicole Wierks and Bartel, who are the same age, often found themselves playing on teams with either McCarthy or Sarah (the youngest), but not both. However, in 2008, the girls were all together and Sarah saw first hand what it takes to be a premier basketball player. “In high school, Nicole and Lex would always try to get me out to go to morning practices and scrim-

mage with the boys,” Sarah said. “I don’t think I’ve seen another player as committed to getting her shots up, getting her workouts in as Lex, and it’s always been motivation.” That year, CSS finished fourth at the provincial championships—one of the best finishes ever for a Chilliwack school. The perfect pipeline to UFV During high school, the four had participated in UFV head coach Al Tuchscherer’s junior Cascades summer basketball program. So when McCarthy graduated in 2008 and committed to play for the Cascades, it set the stage for Bartel and the Wierkses to follow. “Once Alexa signed, it was almost like, ‘OK, that’s an option,’” Bartel said. Now, midway through the 2012-13 season, the Cascades are currently the second-ranked women’s basketball team in the nation, and the CSS clan are core components. The Wierks sisters are first and second on the team in scoring and rebounding; Bartel averages nine points a game while playing the fifth-most minutes; and before McCarthy went down with a wrist injury in late-November, she had started six of seven games and was

second on the team in assists. More than a decade since they first started shooting hoops together, the women say their long history together has contributed to their present success on the court. “Understanding each other on a whole other level totally shapes our team,” Nicole Wierks said. Over the years, those bonds have grown as demanded by the ups and downs of the sport. For instance, Sarah Wierks says she forged a special connection with Bartel that was fostered during high school while Nicole was injured. “ W e know each other like the back of ourhands,” S a r a h Wierks said. “We just have that instinct.” Bartel agreed: “It’s really fun. It almost feels that we can almost sense where each other are.” Four players, of course, don’t make a complete team. The Cascades also boast a foursome who attended WJ Mouat in Abbotsford, along with players from a variety of other Fraser Valley schools (including Kayli Sartori, who grew up in the Columbia Valley but went to school in Abbotsford). Despite that, Tuchscherer hasn’t see factions developing that could otherwise split a team. “When you have a group that’s

“We know each other like the back of our hands.We just have that instinct.”

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that tight, there’s always the challenge of integrating players into that group, but they make that pretty easy,” Tuchscherer said of the Chilliwack core. “It’s not like they’re super cliquey.” Indeed, Tuchscherer says it’s better to have groups of old friends on the team who can brush off disagreements that might cause harsh feelings among less familiar teammates. NicoleWierks says she finds it hard to conceive of a life without basketball and her teammates and says the close bond has helped the women find success. “In the off-season, us girls get together, we’re working out together, we’re going to the gym together, we’re getting shots up together, and I totally see that, if I wasn’t a part of a team like this, I wouldn’t be able to do that kind of thing,” she said. “It’s kind of weird to think of how different my downtime would be. Even on the weekends I get to see the girls, we hang out, we’re all friends.” She continued: “A lot of us were friends before we got serious about the sport, but the fact that we all loved it and we all stuck together . . . totally has everything to do with where we are now.” Even with that bond, though, the Chilliwack women didn’t find instant success with the Cascades. It’s taken several years for UFV to become the juggernaut they are now. “We’ve finally learned how to win now and how to be a top team,” Bartel said. But while Tuchscherer says they talk more about process than results, Sarah was less coy: See FOUR, Page 16


Sports/Letters FOUR, from page 15 “Our goal,” she said, “is to bring home the national championship.” That brings with it new challenges every week as lower-ranked squads try to upend one of the best teams in the nation. “It kind of feels like there’s a target on our backs,” Bartel said. “It’s more pressure, but I think we’ve finally learned how to deal with that pressure.” But those who have watched four Chilliwack girls—now women—develop and grow into as

Confidence players have confidence in their former protegés. Ogmundson, their old coach, acknowledged that “it’s pretty crazy to see four girls from Chilliwack be number two in the country.” But, he said, “I’m not surprised a bit . . . based on the trajectory they were on when they were eight or nine years old. “Their work effort and their coachability and their willingness to learn and their desire to compete are just shining through.”

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PIPE UP presents White Water Black Gold, a film about drinking water at risk, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church. Donations are accepted.

Photographers meet The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (Jan. 9). 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 French storytime Canadian Parents for French Chilliwack and the Bookman present free French story times at the Bookman Jan. 9 at 8:30 a.m. and Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. for kids aged two to five years old. Older and younger siblings welcome. Call the Bookman at 604 792 4595 to register.

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The Fraser Valley Autism Society next meets Jan. 9 from 7 to 9 the Fraser Valley Child Development Centre, at 32885 Ventura Ave. in Abbotsford. Neuro feedback trainer Doug West will speak. Meeting is free. Refreshment and snacks provided.

Square dancing The Chilliwack Rhythm Reelers Square and Round Dance Club begins new classes Jan. 14 at Atchelitz Hall on Lickman Road. The first night includes a spaghetti dinner at 6 p.m., with dancing starting at 7 p.m. Beginners classes last 90 minutes. Dancing on Jan. 14, 21 and 28 is free, including the first night’s dinner. After that, the cost is $6 per person per night. Those under 19 years of age are half-price. Those interested can drop in on a Monday evening and watch

Appointment The Abbotsford and Mission Times is pleased to announce the appointment of Nordina Newton as an Account Executive.

Nordina has diverse marketing experience having been involved in sales and marketing for more than 15 years. Nordina is a recipient of several distinguished marketing awards as a result of her newspaper advertising career which included developing advertising programs, promotions and events. In Nordina’s spare time she loves to exercise, the outdoors and spending time with her family. She is an avid runner, hiker and enjoys trying different sports.


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The Family of Cole Larsen would like to thank everyone who helped us during this devastating time in our lives. Thanks to all who phoned or dropped by with food and staying for a visit. A special thanks to all of Coles best friends and his hockey teammates and their parents for their support. A special thanks to victim services for staying with us until family arrived. We would like to thank Pastor Mike Vanderkwaak and Henderson’s for helping with the arrangements. Thanks also to Central Community Mennonite Church and Hofstedes. We greatly appreciate and thank these friends and family that sent flowers and made donations in Coles Honour. You have all made us feel proud to have raised such a wonderful caring child as Cole, there is a special place in out hearts for you all. Thank you from the Larsen family.

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Theresa Kathleen Thiessen, daughter of Ernie and Janette Thiessen, and Matthew Kyle Loewen, son of Rudy and Pat Loewen, all of Chilliwack, BC were married on August 4th, 2012. The bride was accompanied by her friend, Cassidy Fraser, as Maid of Honour, friends Katelyn Gross, Amy Fedrau and Joy Stobbe as bridesmaids and the Groom’s cousin’s daughters, Kayleen & Allison Spenst as flower girls. The groom was accompanied by his brother, Andrew Loewen as Best Man, friends Sandy Hodzic, Dylan Woelders and Henk Mulder as Groomsmen, friend of the bride and groom, Dayton Wiebe, and the groom’s cousin’s son, Chance Jones, as Ring Bearers. The wedding was held at Eden Mennonite Church with the receptionattheCoast Hotel. Following a honeymoon to California the couple resides in Chilliwack.


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With joy and sadness the family announce the passing of John Dyck into the presence of the Lord and Saviour. John was born in Blumenhof, Russia on August 26, 1923. In 1926 the family immigrated to Stone, Sask. Later in 1947 the family moved to Chilliwack, where he worked for Burgess Feeds. Then in 1963 he made the move to Kamloops, working for Purity Feeds then as a City employee until retirement. John was in his 90th year and married for 49 years to Kay (Fehr). Left to mourn the loss of John are his wife Kay; children Debra (Bart) Coutts, Brian (Lynette), Larry, Sharon (Cam) Heagy, Ken (Sue); six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Also left are sisters Elizabeth Olesen, Marie Delesky and Greta Cardiff. John was predeceased by his parents John and Lena Dyck, sister Lena Unger and brothers Jacob, Jake and Phill. A graveside service was held on December 3, 2012 in Kamloops. DO YOU KNOW GOD? I know in whom I have believed I know God’s grace I have received. I know His love reached down to me. To lift me up and make me free. He called me “Child, come forth from sin” He stretched His arms and I walked in. DO YOU KNOW GOD?

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CHILD, William Geoffrey November 23, 1919 - December 26, 2012 Bill will be loved and sadly missed by his wife Dorothy of 68 years, his children, Carol O’Connor, Barry (Linda) Child and Marilyn (Larry) Hall, his grandchildren, Shane (Kirsten), Kim (Rick), Ryan (Sherry), Kristy, Lisa and Michael (Erin), his greatgrandchildren Cole, Ashley, Hailey, Austin, Cory, Shayna, Landon and Chrissa and his brother Ken. Bill was born in Vancouver and served in the Army 15th Coast Artillery for 5 years during World War II. He resided in Vancouver, Nanaimo, Maple Ridge for 40 years and spent his last 6 years in Chilliwack. He worked many years in the retail food industry. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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CERTIFIED TECH NEW CAR DEALER (Chilliwack) Must be driven to succeed, above average communication skills, operate independently with min supervision, certified ac, computer literate & min 2 years exp req’d. Must be able to work new & used cars & trucks. All best equip avail, scan tools. Looking for a long term commitment, independent contractor or employee immediately, daily guarantee/ flat rate. Resume Attn Don Murphy Chilliwack Suzuki between 9am to 12 noon Mon - Fri. 45510 Yale Rd. JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta) needs a few more good people. Busy, modern shop. $25. $31./hour + bonus, benefits. Great community. Inquire or send resume. Fax 403-854-2845; Email LICENSED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN Needed for busy, well equipped Langley general Automotive repair shop. Must have min. 5 yrs exp. Aircare & Inspection Cert. an asset. 604-533-9291 or 604-202-0237 NEED A CHANGE? Looking for work? in the Provost region, workers of all kinds are needed now! Visit our website today for more information. PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to or fax 780-955-HIRE.

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



$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see id5557 LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see id5578



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


Langley/ Aldergrove

GARRISON CROSSING 5 bdrm, 4 bath, 3385 sq ft executive Self-contained carriage-house suite. Only $685,000 Call 604-847-9459. ID 76459

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

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

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




Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

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


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

GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see id5593

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Condos/ Townhouses


For Sale by Owner



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


Vancouver East Side

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

S. Surrey/ White Rock

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


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

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 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


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


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

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


Langley/ Aldergrove

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2 BD mobile Cultus Lk, fully reno’d w/ addition, fenced yd, $32,000 pad rent at $380/m. 604-845-0587

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

Port Moody

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


For Sale by Owner

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

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

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PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see id5575


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



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

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


6020-30 CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see id5400

ASKING $293K, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Open House Sun Jan 13 2-4pm Call Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604 220-9188.


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

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


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


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

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

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

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Lots & Acreage

Out Of Town Property


Recreation Property

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see id5608

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


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

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

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


Out Of Town Property

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

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

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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

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


Industrial/ Commercial

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 mayneislandhome/

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

ENDERBY BC 18.6 acres w/ 2 homes, shop & 5 buildings. N. Okanagan $669,000 1-250-833-8130 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


HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see id5491 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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LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see id4513

3 BDRM 2 bth rancher lge back yd, 2 garage, ns, small pet ok, newly reno’d. close to Little Mnt school, $1650 incl gardening, refs req’d. 604-746-1801 or 604-858-7368 Michelle

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


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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

Collectibles & Classics

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

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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

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


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 + den 4 appl, secure pkg – $650 1 bdrm condo + den by hospital, 6 appl – $875 2 bdrm condo 5 appl, close to hospital – $850 2 bdrm condo F/S, Sardis – $750 2 bdrm hse F/S, garage – $950 2 bdrm suite F/S, shared w/d, util incl – $725 2 bdrm suite F/S, util incl – $700 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $650 3 bdrm hse New Paint, 6 appl – $1300 4 bdrm hse FFI, 5 appl, 1 car garage – $1400 4 bdrm hse 3 appl, fmly rm – $1275 4 bdrm hse 4 appl, 1-1/2 bath – $1250

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



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


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

BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site SOLD!!! SOLD!!! see id5315 LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see id3186

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

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


Recreation Property




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




1 & 2 BDRMS large suites, new paint & carpets, senior oriented, close to town, Criminal record check req’d. 604-798-1482 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 3 BDRM 2 bath spacious Condo in Sardis. Close to schools, shopping & Rotary trail. $1100/mos + utilites, pet ok 604-793-3442


HUGE DISCOUNTS QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES 1-800-339-5133 New and Used Homes Park spaces available Service work available

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


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




Townhouses - Rent

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

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

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

Mobile Homes

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


6508 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


Auto Finance

Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314

4 BR, 2 baths, Brand New, 6 appls, ns/np, avail Now, $1700, Fletcher/Victoria, 778-863-2461

6605 LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see id5582

PROMONTORY, 1 br, den, quiet, nr bus, fncd yd, ns/np, n/p, $795 incl hydro & gas, wifi, now, 604-824-4681

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Mobile Homes

Lots & Acreage

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

3 BR 4 plex, 1.5 bath, Lewis Ave, spac, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, Jan 1, $1125 incl utils, 604-847-0545


90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see id5509

2BDRM / 1BATH 32296 Martin Ave Mission. Included; H/L/W, Sat/TV, WiFi, street parking, no laundry, small pet welcome. $775 Monthly. Call Sandy or Wes at 604 814-1204


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

Other Areas BC

1 BDRM suite w/ laundry, prk avail, very clean, very quiet area, prefer working/ quiet person. $550 + util. Avail immed, refs req’d. Ph 604-798-3779

2 BDRM newly reno ½ duplex gd size fenced yd, carport, grt area close to ament., avail Feb 1. $1000/m heat, elec, garb, water incl. Refs req’d. 604-819-8681


Suites/Partial Houses

AVAIL JAN 15/FEB 1, 4 BR house, 2633 James St., Abbotsford. $1300/mo. No utils, No Pets. Can be used as legal office space as well. 604-583-6844, 604 809-7796 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



Duplexes - Rent

2 BDRM in Chwk, fresh paint top flr wall to wall carpets, $970/ incl util avail now, refs req’d n/p. Ph 604-942-9691 or 604-818-6937 9038 Garden Dr


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


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Harrison Hot Springs 1 br, balc, furn, bright, clean quiet, new flrs, across Lake, ns/np, $660 includes cable 604-853-4273


NEWLY RENOVATED 990 per month + utilities

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

For more info call Ingrid 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email:

WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack, BC Move-In Incentive! Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family-Oriented!

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

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Luxury Cars


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks


Sports & Imports





2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

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

1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520

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



1988 MAZDA B2200, low rider, with mags, good cond. working order, $3500 obo. 604-859-1939

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes 1995 FORD F-250, 7.3 DIESEL, auto, 2WD, long box, ext cab, new tires, 1 owner, exc cond, 350km, all hwy $6500 604-744-8111

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

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

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

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

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

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

2008 PT Cruiser, white, auto, 4 dr, exc cond. 55km, all seasons, 4 new snow tires, Estate Sale, $9000 obo. Call 604-287-8756 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.


Luxury Cars

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


Parts & Accessories

CAR DOLLY good condition 13 inch wheels, has many uses, $450 obo 604-820-8218


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

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

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

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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

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

2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $21,500 obo, 604-855-6108 2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

2007 HONDA Civic coupe, stnd, excl cond, grey int/ext 134,000k’s. $8000 obo. Ph 604-824-1522 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

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

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:

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

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

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


ALLEN’S PRO Handyman Services. Done right,done fast.604-824-0377


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

Time to catch up on odd jobs that need to be done inside and outside your home? I will clean up your yard, garage and/or basement. Need Help?

1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper. Electric jacks & more. Excellent cond. $7,950. Call 604-576-6598

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

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

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE? Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!


Renovations & Home Improvement

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

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


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

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

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


Gutter Cleaning & Repairs


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



Call the Handyman 604-769-0038

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

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

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


• Basements • Additions •Renovations

Ph Wayne 604-845-1141

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564 2003 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

Frame to Finish Contracting

One Call Does It All Free Estimates

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

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

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



2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email:

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

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


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

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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


1997 JEEP Grand Cherokee LTD all wheel dr, 171K loaded, was $6500 now $5995 ex cond 604-793-5520

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

Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2 1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car

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

Scrap Car Removal

Have it recycled properly

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


• Kitchens • Bathrooms • Flooring • Sundecks • Fences • Arbours

Snowmobiles/ ATV

1997 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE 580 powder special, 136 in tracjk, 1800 miles, 1 owner exc cond no damage, $1800 obo James 604-850-1381 2003 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE Z440, fan cooled, electric start, reverse, 121in track, twincarbs, 50 orig miles, $2200 obo. Call Dave 604-850-7381 2007 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE M580 153 x 2 1/4 in track, 350 original miles, 1 black 1 orange, mint cond, reverse. $4400 each obo (Black) Dave 604-850-7381 (Orange)James 604-850-1381

Brad Woodrow: (604) 799-5117



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

Family owned & operated since 1962


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

Home Improvement? Refer to the Service Directory for all of your home improvement, decorating and gardening needs.

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763


Sports & Imports

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

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


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


2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

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



New Year’s Resolutions ?

y ealth H t e G ave and S Too ! y Mone

Sardis Health Foods

Time to Get Rid of That Spare Tire !

Health studies show that the extra weight we carry around our mid-sections can be extremely unhealthy. The ‘spare tire’ has been linked to heart disease, diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Simply Trim is a very effective weight loss formula to help you get rid of your waistline bulge.

$ 29.99

Quit Smoking

Quit smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Smoking is related to more than two dozen health ailments. Smokers’ Cleanse has proven ingredients to help reduce the desire to smoke, alleviate stress and promote lung and bronchial health!

$ 39.99

Liver Health

A healthy liver plays a huge role in maintaining good health. Liver Detox kit is a two-part program that contains vitamins, minerals, herbs and amino acids to promote healthy detoxification and cleansing of your liver. It stimulates and enhances your liver’s overall function.


60 caps Sale…..…..…

Each kit Sale..….….…

Cleanse and Heal

Feeling a Bit Forgetful These Days? Perhaps we can help...

When it’s time to cleanse, sometimes there just isn’t enough time... Rapid Cleanse stimulates the body to enhance detoxification (processing toxins, free radicals and pollutants) and cleansing eliminating these naturally via the bowel, urinary tract, and skin.

$ 29.99

Each kit Sale…..…..…

Candida ?

Candida albicans is part of the flora in our intestinal and urinary tracts. Over time this yeast can proliferate, causing your intestinal wall to become porous, allowing toxins to flow into the bloodstream. This results in food allergies, which can interfere with hormonal activity and can cause nutritional deficiencies.

Each kit Sale……….…

$ 31.99

Each kit Sale…....…..…


common complaint as people age, is our inability to concentrate for long periods of time. And folks also find they are unable to maintain attention, they are forgetful and they often remember things incorrectly. It’s an incredibly frustrating and unhealthy set of symptoms. Now Renew Life introduces a highly effective memory support... Cerebrum!

Cerebrum temporarily increases your cognitive performance and attention accuracy, as well as it improves your working memory capacity and speed. Cerebrum contains a unique extract of American Ginseng that has been clinically proven to increase cognitive performance by 10%. Cerebrum also contains the vitally important brain boosting essential fatty acid DHA, which is naturally derived from fish oil. Long term use of DHA has also been shown to improve brain function, and increase focus and memory retention. It’s a dynamic combination that can help you effectively combat the symptoms and unhealthy effects of a deteriorating memory. Feeling forgetful? Try Cerebrum with Cereboost. It’s very effective!

30 caps Sale...........................................…


Ultimate Flora

Bonu Siz e! s

If you suffer from chronic intestinal problems, Ultimate Flora’s 50 billion culture formula contains therapeutic amounts of lactobacilli and bifido bacteria, needed to create a healthy and balanced environment in both the small and large intestines. This is an excellent formula.

72 caps Bonus Size Sale….…......…


Energy Boost

CleanseSmart helps to eliminate toxins, pollutants and free radicals by stimulating your body’s seven channels of elimination - particularly the liver and colon. Cleansing is recommended 2-4 times a year. Give yourself more energy with a healthy cleanse.

30 day kit Sale…….……


Starting a Diet?

DietStart inhibits the absorption of excess sugars and it slows the metabolizing of sugar. This reduces your blood sugar concentration. By maintaining healthy blood sugar levels, your body will burn fat for energy. The more fat you burn, the more weight you lose. DietStart is very effective.

14 day kit Sale…….....…


Chilliwack Times January 8 2013  

Chilliwack Times January 8 2013

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