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Chilliwack family is recovering after two armed men stormed into their house Saturday evening and demanded money. Just after 11 p.m., the men—one armed with a handgun, the other with a machete-like knife—kicked open the door of a house in the 44000 block of Bayshore Drive. According to Mike Kha, who lives with his wife and two children in a downstairs basement suite in the home and whose parents and brother live on the house’s top floor, the men rushed upstairs and ordered the three adults there to lie flat on the ground. They then began asking about suitcases and “paper”—or cash. “They had a phone on them and were yelling into it saying they got the wrong house,” he said of the thieves. Kha and his wife Theresa were in Vancouver at the time of the home invasion. But their children—aged four and six—were downstairs and being cared for by a babysitter. Kha said a barking dog alerted the thieves to the presence of more people in the basement. The thieves headed downstairs, apprehended the babysitter and smashed his phone. Fortunately, he was able to talk the home invaders into allowing the children to remain in their rooms, Kha said. Even though the homeowners didn’t have any suitcases of See INVASION, Page 5

BY PAUL J. HENDERSON Chilliwack’s “Grand Lady” has passed. Retired city councillor Dorothy Kostrzewa died on Friday at the age of 84. The tributes to the beloved local personality poured out online and through social media over the weekend. “Dorothy was a mentor and friend to me and so many others,” Mayor Sharon Gaetz said on a Facebook page she created entitled “Memories of Dorothy Kostrzewa.” “Sending love to her children Richard and Margaret and Karen and Len and your EB IRST families. Rest in Peace Grand Lady. You are First reported on forever loved.” Former mayor Clint Hames also recounted his 18 years working on council with Kostrzewa. “Those that worked closely with her were truly fortunate,” Hames wrote on Facebook. “She was a joy and an inspiration. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.” The feeling at city hall was one of real sadness, according to Gaetz. “Walk through city hall and people are just devastated,” she told the Times Monday. A book of condolences has been set up in the entrance to city hall, and the city will fly flags at half mast for a week. Kostrzewa was born Dorothy Chung in Chilliwack on Aug. 17, 1928. She was the


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hile young first-time offenders are often seen as ideally suited for participation in restorative justice programs, a recent University of the Fraser Valley study of Chilliwack shoplifters suggests the process might be even more beneficial for those with prior criminal histories. UFV teamed with the Chilliwack RCMP and the Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association (CRJYAA) to analyze the case histories of 308 people caught shoplifting in Chilliwack between 2007 and 2009. The study showed that participants in the restorative justice program were less likely to be caught shoplifting again over the next two years than shoplifters not in the program—including both those who were charged criminally and those who were nor charged. (The study did note that the results could Jan. 8 - Redemption be skewed by Jan. 15 - Success the fact that the decision Jan. 22 - Challenges to charge a person or refer him or her to restorative justice is not random). The study—authored jointly by RCMP Supt. Keith Robinson, UFV Criminologist Darryl Plecas, UFV researcher Colette Squires and CRJYAA executive director Kim McLandress—produced some surprising results. It suggested, for instance, that restorative justice didn’t reduce recidivism rates among firsttime youth offenders but it did have an impact on those with a prior criminal history. While the sample size was small, the 21 adults and youth with prior histories who participated in restorative justice were less likely to have been caught shoplifiting again than those not enrolled in the program. They were also less likely to have been caught committing other crimes. Even those restorative justice participants who returned to crime did so less often and after more time had elapsed from their original offence than those not in the program. The authors concluded that “Given these research outcomes, it would be advisable for police, Crown, and the public to consider restorative justice as a first option for shoplifting to reduce court costs, court delays, and to improve recidivism rates.”

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Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association executive director Kim McLandress was one of four authors of a study looking at restorative justice’s effectiveness at reducing recidivism. And they advised retail store managers to take heed of the program’s successes. “No doubt many among them think they are taking the best action by having a significant percentage of offenders handled through the criminal charge process,” the authors write. “The results of this report would suggest that it is hardly the best action—either for their stores or for community safety at large.” McLandress, the executive director at CRJYAA, speculated the program might be especially effective for those with past histories because it provides more of a connection between a person’s crime and punishment “I think going through this system something finally worked and connected with them, as opposed to the other forms that they may have

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gone through, [where] there’s no accountability or no apology and no way to repair the damage done to themselves or the victim,” McLandress said. “In this case they get all of that and I think that’s the key to them not reoffending again.” As for the apparent lack of success lessening the chances that first-time offenders will return to shoplifting, McLandress speculated that many such people didn’t quite realize how fortunate they were. “A lot of them are quite young and I don’t know if they fully understood the opportunity they were given,” she said. Thanks to the study the First West Foundation has provided funding for UFV and the CRJYAA to team together to develop a tool to better assess restorative justice clients at the start and end of their participation in the program.



Kostrzewa will receive Diamond Jubilee Medal posthumously DOROTHY, from page 1 youngest of eight children in the Chung family. At the age of five, Kostrzewa was asleep in her bed when fire destroyed her family’s home and the surrounding buildings. She was able to escape with only a doll, and she and her family huddled under the white, wooden bridge on Yale Road. The fire was called accidental although there had been two prior attempts to destroy Chilliwack’s Chinatown, and this one was successful. But while most of the Chinese community fled the Fraser Valley for Vancouver, the Chungs stayed and thrived. Kostrzewa graduated high school in 1947, and during the flood of 1948, she famously built a raft with her brothers and dove through muddy waters for vegetables. After high school, she went to the Duffus School of Commerce in Vancouver to study accounting. In 1949, she started a 20-year career as an accountant at Chilliwack General Hospital, which ended in 1969 when, with the support of many doctors at the hospital and the mandate to increase recreation, she ran for city council. With that win she became the first Chinese-Canadian woman elected to public office in Canada. She served 31 years in municipal politics alongside seven mayors, finally stepping down in 2008. In 2006, she was named by the Vancouver Sun as one of the 100 Chinese-Canadians making a difference in B.C. Kostrzewa was the driving force behind the Piper Richardson statue at what is now the Chilliwack Museum. Recreation was her passion and she pushed for the construction of new facilities. In 2008, she told the Times there were only two ball diamonds in town when she first got on council, and “now look at how many we have.” Kostrzewa was named Chilliwack’s Sportsman of the Year, a Paul Harris Fellow by the Chilliwack Rotary Club, Chilliwack’s Woman of the Year, a member of the Order of Chilliwack and one of Chilliwack’s Community Sports Heroes. On Monday, Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony’s office said Kostrzewa was to be presented with a Diamond Jubilee Medal. She will be given the medal posthumously at a ceremony in the first week of February.

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Chilliwack-Hope MLA Gwen O’Mahony’s office said Monday that Dorothy Kostrzewa was to be awarded the Diamond Jubilee Medal. She will be given the honour posthumously in February.

Despite all her acclaim, anyone who knew Kostrzewa could speak to her humility. In 2008, when given the suggestion that the then under construction cultural centre should be named after her, Kostrzewa bristled in her inimitable, grandmotherly way. “No way!” she said. “The Chilliwack Cultural Centre, this is my wish.” On the Facebook page dedicated to her memory, local musician Trevor McDonald has already suggested the theatre in the cultural centre should be named for Kostrzewa. Gaetz said that city council will discuss an appropriate way to honour the longtime councillor. About 250 of Kostrzewa’s friends, relatives, colleagues, admirers and acquaintances filled Evergreen Hall in May 2008 for a surprise retirement party. After this event, her humility was evident when asked about her status as the first Chinese-Canadian woman elected to political office in Canada. “Those things don’t mean a damn thing to me,” she said. “Even at the party I felt uncomfortable.” Gaetz said Kostrzewa was gentle, didn’t like whiners and treated everyone the same no matter their status or personality. “She had such humility,” Gaetz said. “Every politician should aspire to such humility.”

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iting a flawed police investigation, a Chilliwack judge has thrown out much of the Crown’s evidence against a man charged with hitting a convenience store employee while driving drunk. William Fraser Alexander Fulton, 70, is standing trial on charges of impaired driving causing bodily harm and causing an accident resulting in bodily harm. On Sept. 1, 2010, an employee of a Yale Road 7/11 was standing outside the building, talking on his phone. He testified that he heard a large roar just before being struck by what turned out to be Fulton’s Oldsmoble Aurora. The victim suffered soft tissue injuries and was taken to hospital. He was released but the court heard that he has not yet fully recovered from his injuries. Fulton’s car stopped immediately following the collision and both airbags deployed. Const. Patrick Maisonneuve testified in court that, upon arriving on the scene, he observed powder from the airbags floating around the apparently unconscious driver just after the accident. A paramedic who treated Fulton—who was drifting in and out of consciousness— smelled alcohol on the driver’s breath. The trial is still continuing, judge Russell MacKay ruled that neither statements Fulton made to Const. Dave Lastucka following the collision nor a sample of Fulton’s blood, INVASION, from page 1 money lying around the house, the robbers did make off with thousands of dollars worth of high-end computers, phones and camera equipment used by Kha’s wife, a professional photographer. But although they left with a substantial haul, the bungling thieves clearly weren’t experts. One of the men, Kha said, “was trying to put his hands around our babysitter’s neck and his pants kept falling down.” Kha—the president of the Unsworth elementary school parents advisory council—believes the thieves likely confused his house for another just down the street. While he said the neighbourhood is peaceful and nice—several RCMP officers are residents—Kha says one house “sticks out like a sore thumb.” The occupants of that house drive the same type of vehicle as the Kha family.

are admissable as evidence because of police error. MacKay noted that Lastucka’s notes from the day are “woefully incomplete.” In particular, he said that it is not clear whether information collected by the officer came from Fulton’s statements or from the paramedic on scene. “It is entirely unclear where and when some of the comments were made,” MacKay said. “Some may have been said by someone else.” MacKay heard testimony that Fulton asked for a lawyer while in the ambulance with the officer and paramedic, immediately after being told that he was under suspicion. But MacKay noted that the officer made no attempt to connect Fulton with a lawyer while he was being detained. “Nothing beyond lip service was done to ensure his Section 10 rights were observed,” MacKay said. MacKay also ruled that the production order that allowed police to seize samples taken of Fulton’s blood was also not valid. Fulton also vigorously resisted efforts to have blood samples taken while being treated at Chilliwack General Hospital. A production order to obtain a blood sample had been granted by a justice of the peace. But MacKay ruled that, having ruled out Fulton’s statements to police, there was insufficient evidence for the order to have been granted.

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already in the process of evacuating. Thick black smoke clogged the hallway of the ground-floor hallway, but firefighters were quickly able to extinguish the kitchen fire. “There is extensive fire damage to the kitchen area, with considerable smoke damage to the remainder of the one suite and hallway,” Josephson said in a press release. Fire investigators say the blaze may have been caused by cigarettes discarded in a plastic bucket. They are reminding the public to always extinguish smoking materials in deep, non-

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inder Morgan’s proposal to twin its Trans Mountain oil sands pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby through Chilliwack just got a lot bigger. The company announced Thursday that an increased demand from customers led to a 20 per cent increase in the proposed expansion capacity from 750,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 890,000 bpd. The current capacity of the 60-yearold, 1,150-kilometre pipeline that runs from Edmonton to Burnaby is 300,000 bpd. The cost of the project also rises from $4.1 billion to $5.4 billion. “We continue to grow and this is a very exciting day for us and we think an exciting day for the industry and Canadians,” Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson said. The original expansion project announced early in 2012 called for a doubling of capacity to 600,000 bpd. That quickly rose to 850,000 bpd but was later downgraded to 750,000 bpd. The expanded plan means an increase in the size of the pipe from 30 inches to

36 inches, and there will be 34 oil tankers filled per month at the Burnaby terminal, up from 25. Through Chilliwack, the pipeline runs under farmers’ fields, residential neighbouhoods in Sardis, Watson elementary’s school yard, Kinkora Golf Course and the Vedder River. In a conference call Thursday, Anderson said he didn’t want to speculate if the project could expand even further if Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline proposal was withdrawn down the road. “We don’t have any plans currently for any change in project scope,” Anderson said. Sheila Muxlow of the local anti-pipeline group PIPE UP said Thursday that the announcement spurred a renewed call out to those opposed to oil sands pipelines. “This is all the more reason for us to be advancing our work and strategy to stop the building of this new tar sands pipeline,” Muxlow said in an email. The increase announced Thursday was the result of firm customer commitments increasing from 508,000 bpd to 708,000 bpd. “ We are ver y pleased with the response from our customers,” Ander-






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ello! Welcome to the new Port Mann Bridge! While this marvel of engineering can now whisk you to either side of the Fraser River in record time, there are a few safety issues that drivers and transit users should be aware of before crossing!

Ice, fog, and snow In case of weather below freezing, do not attempt to cross the Port Mann Bridge. Our design team looked on Wikipedia and found that the median temperature for December in Metro Vancouver was well above freezing. Thus, they did not consider whether ice bombs would spontaneously launch from the cables, or if fog and cold would turn the bridge deck into the world’s first perfectly frictionless surface. Extreme rain Our engineers did model extreme rainfall events. The models showed that the central pillars of the cable towers will remain perfectly stable if their outer coating is undisturbed. Under a layer of concrete, the towers are made mostly of sugar cubes, which was determined to be the most inexpensive loadbearing material available. As long as the outer crust remains intact, however, the bridge will retain its structural integrity and should not collapse into a giant pile of sucrose. The northern concrete-drilling wood-


Be Our Guest pecker We have installed two fake owls on top of the pillars to scare these creatures away. The fact that they are fond of sugar has been taken into account. There is no need for alarm about any existing holes. Extreme heat In addition to cold, our engineers did not worry about heat waves, as those only happen about one year in three. During extreme heat events, the bridge surface may or may not buckle, melt, slide off, or transform into a viscous pool of lava. If you find your car sinking into the tarry surface, climb onto your roof and wait for the rescue helicopters. If your car sinks all the way through the molten bridge deck, hold your breath, and as your car plummets towards the Fraser River, deploy your in-car flotation devices. The heat may also melt the outer layers of the towers, see RAIN. Giant fire-breathing lizards There is no evidence, none whatsoever, that the construction of the new Port Mann Bridge dis-

turbed the nesting site of Godzilla. Nor is there anything to support the contention that Mothra, King Ghidorah, or Rodan have developed a grudge against the tower project. Any rumours to the effect that the Mysterians are plotting to send their giant robot Moguera to demolish the bridge, unless their demands of world domination are met, are likewise groundless. The Emergency Monster Warning System was installed on the bridge for purely scientific research purposes. Ancient Norse Gods/Giants It is possible that the bridge and its related off-and on-ramps may form a Norse rune that magically summons the fire giant Surt, marking the Ragnarrok, or downfall of the gods. If so, motorists can expect to see Thor fighting the world-girdling serpent Jormungandr, or Odin being devoured by the giant wolf Fenrir. If the world actually ends, drivers will get a 15 per cent discount on their Treo tolling bill for the preceding 30 days. If the end of the world is averted thanks to a group of plucky—but unlikely—heroes putting aside their differences to locate and use a magical talisman and/or book to forestall the inevitable doom of man, there will be no discount. ◗ Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the Langley Advance.

f Dorothy Kostrzewa could see the tributes that poured out with the news of her passing this weekend, she would almost certainly be humbled. She would also probably tell everyone to get over it and not to shed any more tears. Kostrzewa was a rare combination of incredible sweetness and unwavering toughness. As a child in 1934, she survived the burning down—probably intentional—of her home and the destruction of all of Chilliwack’s Chinatown. She also lived through the great flood of 1948. She endured and thrived in a community that, at first, seemed to not want her, and one that later seemed it might end up under water anyway. She had a beautiful family, had a good career and went on to become the first woman of Chinese descent elected to political office in Canada. That bears recognition even if she thought it didn’t. The reason she didn’t want any acclaim is because Dorothy Kostrzewa entered politics for the most important reason of all: community. It sounds cliché, but it’s true. She cared immensely about Chilliwack and making her hometown a better place to live. With utter selflessness, she entered municipal affairs to see what she could do to promote recreation and the arts. Kostrzewa didn’t ask for a lot in her time on city council but if she wanted something, watch out, she was hard to stop. The Piper Richardson statue is at least partly her doing. Building a cultural centre was a 30-year passion. Adding community sports fields was a lifelong one. She once said that if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. And she didn’t like crying. Chilliwack is worse off now that she’s not with us but we are all better for having known her. Shake off the tears now that she’s gone. Let’s smile about what she left behind.

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Editor: Re: Patti MacAhonic’s forced resignation from her position as executive director of the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce. Utter disbelief was my first reaction. Her employer, the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, instead of encouraging citizens to participate in community activities (women included) has made Patti choose to resign in order to exercise her right to participate in the May provincial election and prepare for the many tasks that she would need to perform in readiness (requesting a leave of absence would be needed) should she win the nomination. I love the dictionary—for instance, we all like to believe in democracy (explained as equality of rights, opportunity and treatment). By the way, that reminds me of this humour: Q: What is the definition of apathy? A: I don’t know and I don’t care. It is my opinion that we should laud people that come forward to give their time, effort and finances, not promote indifference because others put up roadblocks to discourage them. A very serious blockade, indeed when your way of earning a living is removed. “The Chamber is a non-sectarian and apolitical organization working on behalf of its mem-

Send us a letter TO INCLUDE YOUR LETTER, use our online form at, contact us by email 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 bers first and has no affiliation with any political party.” Back to the dictionary—“sectarian is explained as narrow-minded.” It follows that non-sectarian would be broad-minded, to my way of thinking. Correct? I also like the word apolitical which has the opposite meaning of political. So, if this decision to axe Patti was not political, I do like the word “nefarious.” It sounds so mysterious but I may be misusing the word on this occasion. We don’t get to vote for Chamber members, so the only reaction I can imagine is shop out of town—take away Chamber support. Of course we could let our ballots do the talking, given the opportunity. Dawn Ward Chilliwack

Tree trimming was a butcher job Editor: I just had to comment on the butcher job done to the trees lining College Street and on the property of Chilliwack Central school. I can understand the need for “trimming” trees that begin to grow into hydro and telephone wires; however, the job done on these trees appears to have been a complete butcher job with no thought whatsoever as to the trees aesthetic value or health. Beautiful trees add so much to the beauty of our community. What a sad thing that the City of Chilliwack obviously doesn’t think this way. All one has to do is take a look at the once beautiful tree

standing on the corner of Mellard and Young with a massive quarter chunk of the tree now missing. Sad. Colleen Boles Chilliwack

Return purse and no questions asked Editor: I am writing this to you because I saw that someone wrote to you when their friend’s bright yellow scooter was taken from Timmy’s. So I plead to you to help me. On Dec. 13 I had my place robbed (and I did report it to the RCMP). We had some stupid, or should I say some weird, things taken. Some, not all, of our pool balls, two pool cues, a wooden baseball bat and a pewter butter dish in the shape of a curling stone with “Melchers 1974” engraved onto it (it is a family heirloom, handed down to my hubby from his dad who has since passed away). But the one thing that is the most important thing that was stolen was my purse, with all my ID and some of my son’s (who turns 19 this month and needs it). I also had all my Christmas money in it too, so this Christmas there were literally nothing under the tree nor in the stockings, so thank-you for ruining our Christmas. I also had my cheque book in my

Gather in solidarity for Idle No More


he Idle No More movement continued over the weekend with events held across Canada and here in Chilliwack. On Sunday, a few hundred protesters gathered at the Shell gas station at Eagle Landing before blocking northbound traffic and marching to the Home Depot. On Friday, about 60 First Nations people and supporters gathered at the Coqualeetza site on the Sto:lo Nation property for a prayer gathering. That event, organized by Joanne Hugh and Wenona Victor, was held in conjunction with a national day of action that included protests and rallies across the country on

Helpful person gets scooter back home Editor: Re: Thief stole more than just a scooter, the Times, Jan. 10. My heartfelt thanks to the Chilliwack Times and a very helpful person. The scooter has been found. There is kindness in our city. Jaymi Cunningham Chilliwack

Thieves make big haul from Hicks Lake Generator and Tidy Tank stolen from campground

Educational forum to be held at local UFV campus BY PAUL J. HENDERSON

purse and have since cancelled all my cheques and someone has tried but failed to cash one of them. The RCMP are now looking into it. I have also called Equifax and reported my ID stolen. My purse is black leather with two straps with four buckles and medium in size, with a black leather wallet inside and some important papers—only important to me. All I ask is to have everything returned. You can put them on my porch (I am sure you know where I live as you broke into my place). No questions asked, just leave them on the porch. I write this because we do not drink or use drugs, just a lower middle-class family struggling like everyone else out there and I would love my ID back as I cannot afford to replace them right now. Danielle MacDuff Chilliwack


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Women drum and sing at an Idle No More prayer gathering at the Coqualeetza site at Sto:lo Nation on Friday. Jan. 11. Victor said they gathered “in solidarity with all of our indigenous brothers and sisters across Turtle Island.” Since starting at the end of 2012, the Idle No More movement has continued with protests, blockades, flash mobs and prayer circles. The intent, according to the grassroots organizers, is to protest federal government legislation they say violates aboriginal rights. Ernie Victor of the Cheam band spoke Friday, encouraging the assembled group to continue with the movement.

“This is not the time for us to feel this is a long journey,” Victor said. “This is only the beginning.” Hugh said the Coqualeetza site was chosen for the unity gathering because it was a place that helped bring “our people together in the ‘70s through the red power movement.” The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV ) will host an Idle No More educational forum on Jan. 17 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at the Canada Education Park campus in Chilliwack. Speakers will include: Joanne Gutierrez (Xwiyolemot, Sto:lo/

Cree woman) who will talk about indigenous government and Idle No More capacity building; Sakej Warden (Master of Indigenous Government degree from University of Victoria; Member of Warrior Societies Alliance) who will talk about indigenous nationhood; Hamish Telford (UFV political science instructor) who will talk about omnibus bills and Bill C-45; and Robert Harding (UFV social work instructor) who will talk about media representation of the Idle No More movement and the context of the representation of aboriginal peoples and issues in the media.

gassiz Mounties are looking for help in solving a significant theft at a popular Harrison Hot Springs campground. Mounties say a steel container at Hicks Lake campground was broken into sometime between Dec. 9 and Jan. 9. A large Cummins generator and a 150-gallon Tidy Tank were stolen. RCMP spokesperson Const. Tracy Wolbeck said the generator is worth between $5,000 and $7,000. She said whoever stole the equipment would have required a large truck. The generator is used to power a water system at the campsite. “Although there could be a lengthy time delay between the theft and realizing the theft occurred, we are hoping that someone has information,” Wolbeck said. - Staff


Upcoming games: Jan. 18 - Chilliwack @ Prince George 7 p.m. Jan. 19 - Chilliwack @ Prince George 7 p.m.

Mainland Division

TEAM GP Surrey 38 Chilliwack 38 Prince George 38 Langley 37 Coquitlam 39

Island Division

TEAM Victoria Nanaimo Alberni Valley Powell River Cowichan

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The BCHL’s trade deadline featured several big deals. The Mainland Division-leading Surrey Eagles acquired Adam Tambellini from the Vernon Vipers. Tambellini, who is fourth in league scoring, found the net twice Sunday in his debut for the Eagles.The Coquitlam Express also dealt John Siemer, who is third in league scoring, to the Penticton Vees. In total, 11 transactions were made on the BCHL’s Jan. 10 deadline.

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successful debut for the Chilliwack Chiefs’ newest player this weekend was overshadowed by an ugly semi-brawl at the end of Saturday’s game against the Victoria Grizzlies. Playing three games in as many days, the Chiefs won twice. And Philip Zielonka, whom the team acquired from the Coquitlam Express Thursday just before the trade deadline, scored key powerplay goals in both victories. Chilliwack downed the Prince George Spruce Kings 3-2 at Prospera Centre before heading to Vancouver Island, where they lost 2-1 to the Grizzlies Saturday and beat the Cowichan Capitals 2-1 Sunday. But while Chiefs head coach Harvey Smyl says he’s moved on from a large scrum at the end of Saturday’s game, the British Columbia Hockey League continues to review video of the incident. With the final horn having blown on a combative game that had already seen two fights and Grizzlies coach Bill Bestwick ejected, Chiefs forward Trevor Hills clashed with a pair of Grizzlies near centre ice. With both teams filing onto the ice at the conclusion of the game, the incident escalated and resulted in several skirmishes as punches were thrown and one incident led to another.

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Surrounded by six Prince George Spruce Kings, Chiefs forward Luke Esposito battles for the puck Friday night. Meanwhile, the Chiefs’ coaching staff exchanged words—and at one point a stick—with members of the Grizzlies crew. Asked Monday about the conversation between the benches, Smyl simply described it as “a great debate” to the Times. And he said that “for me it’s over.” The league is reviewing the video tape of the end-of-game shenanigans, but media services director Brent Mutis says that, because of board meetings this week, decisions on discipline may not be handed down until Thursday. Smyl said that would be problematic, as his team is scheduled to head to Prince George on Thursday and would need time to find affiliate player replacements for any suspended skaters. “If we don’t know by then, that’s troubling,” he said.

As for the actual games, Smyl felt his team, while making some progress, still has a ways to go to reclaim the form shown in November. The Chiefs were fortunate to escape Friday’s game with two points. Spencer Graboski opened the scoring on the power play. But the Spruce Kings tied the game in the second, then took the lead in the third on a shorthanded Coltyn Hansen goal. But with Chiefs goaltender Mitch Gillam on the bench and a Spruce King in the penalty box, Graboski tied the game with just 52 seconds left to send it to overtime. There, Zielonka made his presence felt, scoring on another power play to claim the win for his new team. The Chiefs continue to struggle creating offence five-on-five, and

those troubles caught up with them in Victoria. It took 57 minutes for Austin Plevy to score the Chiefs’ only goal. By then it was too late, with the Grizzlies having already beaten Gillam twice. On Sunday against the Cowichan Capitals, Zielonka opened the scoring—on the power play—in the second period. Jaret Babych added to the Chiefs’ lead in the third. Josh Halpenny, in a rare start in place of Gillam, was solid in net. Although his shutout was broken with 10 minutes to go, Halpenny’s 35 saves were enough to allow the Chiefs to skate away with a 2-1 win. Smyl, though, is concerned with the lack of offence when his team is playing at even strength. “Five-on-five, we’re not getting See CHIEFS, Page 15

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Looking to earn spot at Scotties BY TYLER OLSEN


ust 10 years after she first hit the pebbled ice with a pack of fellow Learn to Curl newbies, Chilliwack’s Kim McLandress is competing for a spot in the legendary Scotties Tournament of Hearts McLandress is in Cloverdale this week throwing stones for Simone Brosseau’s Juan de Fuca Curling Club rink at the Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championship. It’s a big stage for any curler and by far the largest in McLandress’s relatively young career. After all, it was only Kim McLandress 10 years ago when McLandress first walked through the doors of the Chilliwack Curling Club.

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McLandress was 22, going to university, living in a new city and looking for a way to meet new people. She had only ever curled in high school physical education classes. A natural athlete, McLandress quickly took to the sport. Now, a decade later, she is curling three times a week and recently hooked up with Brosseau’s rink. In December, with former world champion Pat Sanders skipping in Brosseau’s absence and McLandress throwing second, the rink went 3-1 at a qualifier and earned a place in this week’s provincial championship. She’s looking forward to the event, even though she admits she will likely be nervous. “It’s super-exciting,” she said. “I think it will be such a great experience. The

three or four other people I’m curling with are amazing; they’ve been around the sport a lot longer than me so it’s an experience for me to be able to learn from them.” McLandress said that while her team, as a relatively new rink, might not be expected to do much, there’s no reason they can’t win. “I think it’s wide open,” she said. “We’ll probably be under the radar because we are sort of a new team . . . but I think it’s anybody’s game.” The Scotties BC Women’s Curling Championships began Monday and run until next Sunday. Results will be posted online, as they happen, at www. Spectators are also welcomed at the Cloverdale Curling Club.

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ieters are often aware of metabolism and its effect on an individual’s weight.Metabolism is a process that serves a host of important functions,including converting food and drink into energy and using energy to construct certain components of cells. For the perpetual dieter,metabolism can be a natural-born enemy,a process that simply isn’t fast enough for dieters to lose weight.Even more frustrating,a person’s metabolism can hinge on genetics and gender.People may inherit a speedy or slow metabolism.Gender plays a large role considering men have a tendency to burn more calories than women,even while resting. But gaining a faster metabolism isn’t just for men or those who inherited a speedier metabolism at birth. In fact,there are several healthy ways to speed up metabolism. ◗ Pack on some muscle. People with more muscle tend to have a higher resting metabolic rate.That’s because muscle burns more calories than fat.According to the American Council on Exercise,each pound of fat burns just two calories per day,while various estimates suggest each pound of muscle burns between 35 to 50 calories per day.Those figures might seem insignificant,but they add up over time and someone with significant muscle can burn considerably more calories than someone without. ◗ Emphasize intensity.Daily exercise is great,but

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Trade signals serious run for the Cup most prolific scorers this season. Zielonka, 19, had scored 20 goals in just 24 games for the Express prior to the trade. Zielonka won’t be in Chilliwack long—the five-foot-11 sniper has already committed to play university hockey for Harvard next year (as has new teammate Luke Esposito on the Crimson). But head coach Harvey Smyl hopes he will add more scoring punch to a deep forward corps. “Philip is a real competitive and

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Smyl also added power forward Tanner Burns to the Chiefs roster last week. Burns is six-foot-three and has been playing—and scoring frequently—for the North Okanagan Kings of the Junior B Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. Burns had 23 goals, 16 assists and 39 points in 34 games for the Kings. Josh Hansen also returned to the lineup Sunday after missing more than a month with a knee injury.

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Community Mental health committee The Mental Health Advisory Committee meets the third Wednesday of each month (Jan. 16) in the multi-purpose room at the Health Centre, 45470 Menholm Ave., from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Family members and mental health clients are welcome. New members needed. Phone Barb Lock at 604-795-7049.

Community events Included are community events in Chilliwack, hosted or sponsored by non-profit groups. To include your event, contact reporter Tyler Olsen by e-mail at, fax to 604-792-9300 or call 604-792-9117.

Seniors tea Chilliwack Senior Peer Counsellors, at 45938 Wellington Ave., hosts a seniors tea the third Thursday of every month (Jan. 17) from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for seniors to meet volunteers and learn about the program. No cost, but call 604-793-7204 to confirm attendance.

MS help The MS Society of Canada hosts a self-help group the third Thursday of every month (Jan. 17) 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 (Jan. 19) from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, at 8871 School St.

Square dancing The Chilliwack Rythm Reelers Square and Round Dance

Club has begun new classes 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. 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 the square dancing. For more information, contact either 604-823-7323 or 604-794-7138.

Relatives Raising Relatives A new support group for grandparents and other relatives raising children— Relatives Raising Relatives—

meets monthly, alternating days and evenings. This is an opportunity for peer support as well as education. The group meets at Chilliwack Community Services, at 7112 Vedder Rd. The next meeting is on Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring a social worker from the regional MCFD, Kalbir Chahal, who will be coming to Chilliwack to discuss a booklet she is developing for children being raised by relatives. The book will help children understand kinship care and assist them in exploring their feeling about being in kinship care. Child minding can be provided on site if interested participants provide notification by the preceding

Mondays. For more information call Cassandra at 604793-7210.

Seniors bus trips

The Chilliwack & District Senior Resources Society has a full slate of upcoming bus trips including: a trip to see the musical comedy Boeing-Boeing at the Stanley Theatre Jan. 30; a trip to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Abbotsford on Feb. 15; a visit to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle on Feb. 20; and a trip to Seattle’s Great Wall Mall and Ikea on Feb. 25. Bus trips open to members of the Chilliwack Senior Resources See EVENTS, Page 19


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Chwk Library Book Club The Chilliwack Library Book Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (Jan. 23) at 7 p.m. New members are welcome at any time. For more information please contact the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941. Fibromyalgia meetings Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation meets the fourth Wednesday of every month (Jan. 23) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynnwood Retirement Residence, at 9168 Corbould St. For more information call 1-800-567-8998. Yarrow book club The Yarrow Library Book Club continues this fall. The club will gather the third Thursday of every month (Jan. 24) from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. to discuss the books they’ve read. Join Yarrow Library staff for lively discussions of selected titles. Chosen books will change monthly and copies are provided by the library. New members are welcome. LGBT meeting HOMINUM Fraser Valley Chapter—a support and discussion group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single—meets on the last Friday of every month (Jan. 25) at 7:30 p.m. For information and location, please call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760. Transforming trauma The Chilliwack Hospice Society hosts a workshop by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky about a practical and holistic approach to self-sustainability called Transforming Trauma: How to do this work and Not Completely Lose Our Minds. The workshop runs Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Cost is $90. Visit or call 604-391-SHOW for tickets. Visit Tea and Dance Wanda’s Tea Dance, sponsored by the Senior Resources Society, takes place the last Monday of each month (Jan. 28) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lions’ Hall, at 45580 Spadina Ave. Music by Sweetwater. Refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $6. Conquer cancer Team Burritt hosts a dinner fundraiser and silent auction for the Ride to Conquer Cancer Jan. 31 at Rustica’s Restaurant, at 9339 Main St.

Seasons & Seasonings


he Central Fraser Valley Graphics Guild convened Saturday for the opening of a new show at the Chilliwack Museum’s upstairs gallery. The show, Seasons & Seasoning, celebrates both the seasons of the year (and life), along with the seasoning of food.

Community events Tickets are $45 per person, with $20 going directly to Ride to Conquer Cancer/ Team Burritt. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 604-858-7239 or emailing team.burritt@shaw. ca. For more information about the team visit. www. teamburritt2013.

Grief programs offered The Chilliwack Bereavement Support Society offers grief programs for parents, spouses and adult children. The programs allow participants to share stories, support each other and learn about how to deal with grief following the death of a loved one. The Parents’ Grief Network meets every second Sunday afternoon. The spouses and partners network meets every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. For details and more information on these and other services call 604-793-7239.

Artists and art enthusiasts gathered for Saturday’s Seasons & Seasonings opening.

Help needed

Ann Davis Transition Society would appreciate volunteer help. For information or to pick up applications, contact Ericka Meyer at 9046 Young Rd.

Peer counsellors needed

Corinne Pienko, with artist Dawn Beebee and her painting.

Marjatta Itkonen and Riley Charters.

Bill Lowe enjoys some refreshments.

Klari and Greg Aitken.

Laurell Morden with son Sean.

Linda Phelps and granddaughter Amelia.

Chilliwack Senior Peer Consellors are desparately looking for volunteers to visit isolated seniors in the Chilliwack/Sardis area. If you enjoy visiting with and talking to seniors, you could help these wonderful pioneers. Please phone 604-793-7204 and leave your name and number and we will get back to you to register you and answer any questions you may have.

Métis employment programs

The Fraser Valley Métis Association offers youth employment courses in first aid, grant-writing, foodsafe, traffic control, forklift training, lock-out/tag-out and WHIMIS world host. Programs are free and open to Métis between the ages of 15 and 30. Visit

Youth wanted

Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society is accepting referrals for aboriginal youth to be part of a mentorship program. If you or someone you know could benefit from spending quality time with an“Auntie”or“Uncle,” learning about traditional practices and having fun, contact the community development worker in Chilliwack at 604-858-0113 or ◗ Compiled by staff


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o place listings contact Meaghan Muller at 604-613-0327 or or Terri Dargatz at 604-791-3590 or Free A 14-inch Toshiba TV. A-1 condition but the old style. Also a student’s acoustic guitar. Call 604-792-8855. Old stereo, cabinet style, works. Wood is good to recycle. Call 604-792-4213. Wanted Does anyone know the

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lady’s name and number who makes button jewelry? Call 604 792-4953. A stacking washer/dryer for an elderly lady who lives in an apartment. Call 604846-5552. Looking for one metal baker’s rack. Also a white Christmas tree, four feet or taller. Call 604-392-5683.

ecember saw a slowdown in real estate sales but local realtors have chosen to focus on Chilliwack property assessments relative to neighouring communities. “Once again, we are witnessing pockets of over-inflated prices due to the pressures of supply and demand, and many homeowners in the Lower Mainland are left in the position of watching their property values decline,” said Cynthia


Admiraal, president of the Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board (CADREB), in a press release. The release pointed out property assessment numbers issued on Jan. 2 showed stable prices in Chilliwack while there were drops in some other Lower Mainland communities. There were just 106 sales worth $32.2 million last month compared to 120 sales worth $33.8 million in December 2011. Despite this slowdown, strong sales inventory prompted CADREB to predict a steady upward trend in sales for 2013

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In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of our Cherished Mom

Prudence Chamberlain

October 12, 1919 - January 14, 2005 There is a bridge of memories From earth to Heaven above It keeps our dear ones near us It’s the bridge that we call love Loved always, Karen and Marylou



In loving memory of our older brother

Rocky James Holt

At 66 passed away on Wedneday, December 26, 2012 at his apartment in Chilliwack B.C from COPD.

Abraham Hart Klenman

passed away on Saturday January 5, 2013 at Heritage Village at age 94 years. He was born August 9, 1918 at St James Manitoba and grew up on his father’s farm at Rocanville, Sask. Allan is survived by his wife Marian, his children Dennis [Karyan] and Sandra Klenman, his sister Slyvia Reid. He was predeceased by his first wife Elsie, brother Douglas King, sisters Ruth and Pearl, his mother and father. He worked for 35 years for the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During WW II he served with the RCAF at Thalthorpe, England,with the heavy bomber command Squadron 420 “Snowy Owls”. Many thanks to Dr Kay Ho and Dr Goodman for their wonderful care over the years. Also a heartfelt thanks to the wonderful team of caregivers and nursing staff at Heritage Village. Cremation, no service by request. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to Heritage Village Life Enrichment Fund or Chilliwack Salvation Army Care and Share Centre. Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements, 604-792-1344


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Erroll Franklin Davies passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ at his home in Chilliwack BC after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. Erroll was born in Toronto, Ontario, and is survived by his loving wife Debbie (nee: Anhorn), daughters Sarah and Elizabeth, Mother Dianne Davis, Father William Davies, Sister Shelly Davies and many other dear family and friends. Erroll was an Industrial Arts teacher from 1991- 2003 teaching in Coquitlam and Chiliwack BC. In his most recent years he enjoyed wood working, volunteering his time and abilities to his church, and spending time with his family and friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700 Young St, Chilliwack BC, on Friday January 18th, at 2:00pm. Memorial Donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child (


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Keith & Jackie Johnston are sad to say that Bryan, Keith’s seeing eye dog, died on January 3, 2013 at the age of 9 1/2 years. Bryan was known to so many people and loved for his gentleness. He was known in several of the Seniors Residences and the malls. He had a full life and was a great dog guide. He will be missed but he will leave behind the knowledge of his training by the Seeing Eye Incorporation. If you are so inclined we would love a donation in his name to: The Seeing Eye Inc. Morristown New Jersey USA 07963-0375


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WINDOW & DOOR MFTR F/T Days, M-F, 6:30am - 3:00pm. Wages Neg - D.O.E. Openings: Relief Painter & Prep *Assembler *Saw Op *Screen Maker. Must have wood experience! NEED A CHANGE? Looking for work? in the Provost region, workers of all kinds are needed now! Visit our website today for more information. Our Chilliwack based location is looking for a CERTIFIED COMMERICAL TRANSPORT MECHANIC with diesel engine experience. Up to date with Cat, Cummins, & Detroit engines experience a MUST. Duties will entail electronic troubleshooting, ABS, and general maintenance of transport trucks and trailers. Top wages and full benefits will be provided if you meet the criteria. This is a full time position. Class 1 driver’s license and CVIP license an asset. This position is available A.S.A.P. Email resume WELDER REQUIRED for steel fabrication shop. Fax resume to 604-852-5614.


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6’H X 8’ L heavy gauge chain link gate with 30' man gate built in one end asking $150, pair of very strong chain link gates to cover 12-13’ opening $250, extremely heavy duty 6’x12’ security gate with 2'x4' heavy duty 3/16' welded rod in 1 3/4' pipe frame great for pit bulls etc, other chain link gates (smaller) from $30 & up and nice 4’x6’ completely portable dog run with gate and roof $350 plus several large luxury dog houses $100 - $160. 604-793-7714 Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477

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The Administrative Secretary provides administrative support to all Shxwha:y Band staff and will perform general duties and responsibilities on: front desk greetings and assistance; telephone greetings and assistance; and general reception area security for Shxwha:y Village band hall.


• Minimum High school graduation (Grade 12) • Actual experience (minimum of 1 year) in any or all of the tasks cited in the specific duties and responsibilities. • Ability to operate computer ( MS WORD, MS OFFICE, EXCEL, LABLES), and other office equipment. • Ability for being organized must have excellent management and office administration skills. Minutes • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision. • Maintain confidentiality of all records, materials and communication concerning clients & staff & membership. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to establish rapport with people of all educational and occupational backgrounds. • Successful candidates will be contacted for a interview • References: Three names and phone numbers of recent supervisors • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Drivers’ License • Must successfully pass the required pre-employment RCMP Criminal records Check. SALARY RANGE: $12.25 per hour depending on experience TYPE OF POSITION: 35 hours a week. Start: immediately 3 month probationary period PREVIOUS SECRETARY ON MATERNITY LEAVE

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Hearing, as noted above, on the following items: 1. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2013, No. 3895 (RZ000789) Locations: 51360 and 51390 Yale Road Owner: Ty-Crop Investments Ltd. Purpose: To rezone the subject properties, as shown on the map below, located at 51360 Yale Road from an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone to a C2 (Local Commercial) Zone, to facilitate off-street parking and potential commercial office space and property located at 51390 Yale Road from an R1-A (One Family Residential) Zone to a CP (Commercial Parking) Zone, to permit off-street parking. Location Map:

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2. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2013, No. 3897 (RZ000783) Applicant: City of Chilliwack Purpose: A proposed text amendment to Sections 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13 and 14 to update current standards and clarify intent as follows: • Amend Section 2.01, Definitions Used in this Bylaw, to amend the definition of Lot Coverage; • Amend Section 5.05, Fencing Screening and Landscaping, to apply intensive landscaping standards to the EV (Ecovillage) Zone; • Amend Sections 7.01, AL (Agriculture Lowland), 7.02, AU (Agriculture Upland), 7.03, AS (Agriculture Small Lot), 7.04, AR (Agriculture Residential), 7.05, AR-A (Agriculture Residential - Accessory), 7.06, AC (Agriculture Commercial), 8.01, RH (Rural Hillside), 8.02, RH-A (Rural Hillside Accessory), 8.03, R (Rural), 8.04, R-A (Rural - Accessory), 8.05, RR (Rural Residential), 8.06, RR-A (Rural Residential – Accessory), 8.08, SR (Suburban Residential), 8.12, SHR (Suburban Hillside Residential), 9.12, RMH (Mobile Home Park), 11.07, M1-A (Residential Light Industrial), 13.01, RSV1 (Limited Use Reserve), 13.02, RSV2 (Public Use Reserve), 13.04, OR (Outdoor Recreation), and 13.06, OR-2 (Outdoor Recreation/Retreat), to clarify maximum One Family Residential density; • Amend Sections 9.07, R4 (Low Density Multi-Family Residential) Zone, and 9.08, R4-A (Townhouse Multi-Family Residential) Zone, to allow Two Family Residential as a permitted use in conjunction with a multi-family development and establish related standards; and, • Amend Section 14.20, CD-20 (Comprehensive Development-20) Zone, to establish standards for storage lockers in association with small apartments. Persons who deem that their interest in the properties is affected by these proposed amendment bylaws will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing or, if you are unable to attend, you may provide a written submission, including your full name and address, to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on the date of the Public Hearing. All submissions will be recorded and form part of the official record of the Hearing. These proposed bylaws may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Wednesday, January 9, 2013 to Tuesday, January 22, 2013, both inclusive, in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. Please direct your enquiries to our Planning & Strategic Initiatives Department at 604-793-2906. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Hearing. Karla D. Graham, CMC City Clerk


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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Council Chambers 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 8A4 TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the City of Chilliwack will hold a Public Information Meeting, as noted above, on the following item: 1. LIQUOR LICENCE (FOOD PRIMARY) AMENDMENT NO. LLA00036 Location: 8180 Young Road Licence Name: The Well Restaurant Issued to: Chilliwack Gaming Ltd. Purpose: The purpose of the application is for a permanent change to a Food Primary Licence to add an entertainment endorsement to allow for patron participation (i.e. artists, pianists, live bands, dancing, amateur nights/talent shows, karaoke/sing-a-longs, comedians, etc.) within the main dining area and on the outside patio). Location Map:


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The intent of this Notice is to allow Council to receive input from all persons who believe their interest regarding the above noted Liquor Licence Amendment application may be affected by the proposed change. Those wishing to make submissions will have an opportunity to be heard at the Public Information Meeting or, if unable to attend, persons may send their written submission, including your name and address, to the City Clerk’s office by 4:00 pm on the date of the Public Information Meeting. All submissions will form part of the record of the Public Information Meeting. This Liquor Licence Amendment application may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from January 9, 2013 to January 22, 2013, both inclusive, at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. V2P 8A4. Please direct your enquiries to the Corporate Services Department at 604-793-2986. Please note that no further information or submissions can be considered by Council after the conclusion of the Public Information Meeting. Karla D. Graham, CMC City Clerk

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TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see id5553


NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see id5571


2 BD, 2 bth fully reno’d 1228 sq ft t/h. 45+ & n/p. insuite laund, new appl. $162,500. 604-791-3758

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

IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $88,500 604-703-3839 see id5543

RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see id5584


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

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

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Condos/ Townhouses


PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see id5547


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


ASKING $293K, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Open House Sun Jan 20 2-4pm Call Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604 220-9188.


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


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

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

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

North Delta


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

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

PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see id5511 EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see id5552

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

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 NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see id5546


GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see id5617 UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see id5604



SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see id5566 GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see id5608


Mobile Homes

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6015 GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see id5593

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


$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see id5557


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

INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see id4642

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

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


For Sale by Owner


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

Ad#: 2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner.


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


Ladner/ South Delta

CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see id5563


Langley/ Aldergrove

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

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

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


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CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see id5551 HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see id5611

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

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

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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


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


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

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


Industrial/ Commercial

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see id5509



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

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


Okanagan/ Interior

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see id5592


Out Of Town Property

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

Lots & Acreage 4 BR home from $18,800 down $1750/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock


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

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see id5304 ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see id3428

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

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

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot SOLD!!! SOLD!!! SOLD!!! see id5556 NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see id5598

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

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

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

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

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

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Out Of Town Property

Out Of Town Property

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

Recreation Property


Real Estate Investment


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

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


Recreation Property

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


Recreation Property


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

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

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

Need a New Place? Find one in the Classifieds To advertise call 604-795-4417


Mobile Homes



• Residential • Residential area Area • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Elevator • Adult Oriented • Sparkling Renovations • Sparkling Renovations • 1 Bdrm No Smoking From $590 • 1 Bdrm from $600

9530 Fletcher St. 793-9572

1 LARGE Br + den, avail Feb 1, $695 + SD, refs, new reno, 2nd flr, 5 appl, large covered balcony, built-in microwave, sorry n/p, n/s, n/parties. Call Tammy, Resident Manager, 9481 College St. 604-791-2559


Duplexes - Rent

2 BDRM in Chwk, fresh paint 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

1BDRM $550 avail Feb 1. No pets/no smoking. Call Sharon 604-824-1902


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 condo + den by hospital, 6 appl – $875 F/S, Sardis – $750 2 bdrm condo 2 bdrm hse F/S, garage – $925 2 bdrm suite F/S, shared w/d, util incl – $750 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 – $1350 4 bdrm hse 4 appl, 1-1/2 bath – $1250 $




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Duplexes - Rent

3 BR 4 plex, 1.5 bath, Lewis Ave, spac, 4 appls, ns, cat ok, Now, $1125 incl utils, 604-847-0545 GARRISON 4 bdrm duplex $1400/m avail Feb 1 fully refinished n/s, n/p. Sharon 604-824-1902


Houses - Rent

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 3 BR house on acreage nr town, $1250/mth, ref’s needed, Avail immediately. Call Mike 604-858-8863 4 BR, 2 baths, Brand New, 6 appls, ns/np, avail Now, $1700, Fletcher/Victoria, 778-863-2461 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 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




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



3 BDRM mobile home in Vedder area $900/m + ½ mth DD avail Feb 1. No pets. 604-703-8967


Auto Finance




Luxury Cars

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

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

1996 LINCON Mark 8 Diamond anniversary, 90,000 orignal miles, ex cond, asking $5800 obo 604-793-0495

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

STEEL STORAGE container 20x7 $180/mth. Space for RV & boats inside $3.50 per lin ft. 604-791-3237


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


Collectibles & Classics

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

2004 CHEV OPTRA 5, new brakes/tires, 151K, $4900 obo, 604-819-3485, no Sun calls pls

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM Sardis, n/s, n/p, quiet mature person, nr bus, incl utils/ cable. $550, Now, 604-316-1875 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

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

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


2000 BUICK Century, 145,794k’s, good condition. Asking $3500 obo. 604-792-2942


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


Townhouses Rent

PROMONTORY Gold Spring Heights 3 Level Stunning view - 2 bdrm, 2.5 bth, 2 gas f/p, 2 garages, 2 decks, patio, 1512 s.f., 412 s.f. unfinished. Gated community, Refs req. N/P, N/S. $1250. Avail Feb 1. or fax 604-702-9601

Call 604-795-4417 to place your ad

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




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

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

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

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 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.


Luxury Cars

Townhouses - Rent



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

To advertise call 604-795-4417


Mayne Island Recreational 1/3 acre lot, community water, 1blk to Beach, $89,500, 778-245-0965

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

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

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

Find it in the Real Estate Section.

We Loan Our Own $$$$

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


Recreation Property

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

RENTALS Apt/Condos

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


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


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

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

NEWLY RENOVATED 990 per month + utilities

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

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

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


Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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

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

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

MINT CONDITION (Cloverdale) $7000 OB0 Call 604-788-0060 2007 YAMAHA RI - Dark Red & Black - Double & Single seat cover - 12600 KM - Custom Front & Rear Lights - Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and Awesome

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

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WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack, BC Move-In Incentive!

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


Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve THE ONE, THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882.


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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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Sports & Imports


Sports & Imports


604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H


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


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2000 HONDA Prelude, 2 dr, $5000, auto, runs well, 124,000 km, 604-614-8402

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


1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520 1988 MAZDA B2200, low rider, with mags, good cond. working order, $3500 obo. 604-859-1939

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:

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

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

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

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 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

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


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

1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166

2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $21,500 obo, 604-855-6108

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

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


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

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

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



2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292


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


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

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

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

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

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



Renovations & Home Improvement

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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

Family owned & operated since 1962

RENOVATIONS - ADDITIONS All your construction needs Chilliwack Builder. 25 years. John 604-316-6321


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

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)


Snowmobiles/ ATV

1994 SUZUKI Quadrunner 300, 4WD, indep suspen, diff-lock, 1 owner, winch, 5200km, great cond $3850obo. Ph 604-850-4718 2007 ARCTIC CAT, 2 SNOWMOBILES M800's 153 x 2 1/4 in track, 350 original miles, 1 black, 1 orange, both mint cond, reverse. $4400 each obo (Black) Dave 604-850-7381 (Orange) James 604-850-1381


Rubbish Removal

ROTZ DISPOSAL Rubbish Removal

We dispose of any household items. We also do suite clean outs. Reno. Construction. Backyard clean up. Deliver dirt, gravel, sand or small deliveries. Call Andy for a quote! 604-792-5803 home or 1-604-771-9343 (Abby cell)



Gutter Cleaning & Repairs

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


Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Ph Wayne 604-845-1141



On Top Since 1961 CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts!

• Basements • Additions •Renovations


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

HOME SERVICES Frame to Finish Contracting


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

2007 HONDA Civic coupe, stnd, excl cond, grey int/ext 121,000k’s. $7500 obo. Ph 604-824-1522


2011 ARTICFOX 8ft 11', winter package, 1 ton short box, includes slide outs, generator, ac, remote jack, sterio, fully loaded, $25,000, obo, 604-793-3399

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


2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

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


2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 2006 FORD ranger FX4, 98K, a/c, new brakes, never off road, $10,995 obo, 604-722-2470

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

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

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

2005 BIGFOOT Camper, 9 ft 6, 2 new vents, air cond, fully equip, $18,000, 604-746-8210 2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610

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 2000 NISSAN Xterra, fully loaded, 4x4, Call for details, 604-832-1635


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Parts & Accessories

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F-250 2009 FORD 2009 SMART XLT 4X4 FOR TWO


2008 STK#21702

2008 STK#21716










10 FORD F-150 STK#21679 ........................................... $19,995 10 GRAND CARAVAN STK#21691 ............................... $14,995 09 CHEV IMPALA STK# 21677 ...................................... $10,995 09 SENTRA STK# 21648 .................................................. $11,995 08 GRAND CARAVAN STK#21694 ............................... $13,995 08 JEEP PATRIOT STK# 21695...................................... $12,995 08 MAZDA 3 STK# 21696 ................................................ $11,995 08 GRAND CARAVAN STK# 21703 .............................. $12,995 08 RAM 1500 STK#21704 .............................................. $18,995











1500 4X4 2009 RAM CREW CAB









2008 MAZDA 3 GT STK#21705

2008 STK#21668

2007 STK#21699A








08 ESCAPE STK#21698.................................................... $14,995 08 FORD F-150 STK#21626........................................... $17,995 08 GRAND CARAVAN STK#21707 ............................... $12,995 08 GRAND PRIX STK# 21665 ......................................... $10,995 08 KIA SPECTRA STK#21682 .......................................... $8,995 07 PONTIAC G6 STK# 21652............................................ $9,995 07 CHEV OPTRA STK#21631 ........................................... $8,995 07 RAM 1500 STK#21658 .............................................. $18,995 07 KIA SPORTAGE STK#21684 ....................................... $9,995






2008 RAM 1500 SXT













07 FREESTAR STK #21614 ............................................... $7,995 07 RAM 1500 STK#21643 .............................................. $16,995 07 FORD FOCUS STK#21678........................................... $9,995 07 SATURN AURA STK# 21685 ....................................... $9,995 07 EXPLORER XLT 4X4 STK#21711 ........................... $12,995 06 BMW X5 STK#21557................................................... $22,995 06 MAZDA B-SERIES STK# 21507A.............................. $9,995 04 NISSAN MURANO STK# 21371 .............................. $11,995 FIND US ON




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Chilliwack Times January 15 2013