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Spring break remains one week BY CORNELIA NAYLOR


or the second year in a row, efforts to carve out a twoweek spring break for the Chilliwack school district have failed because negotiations between district officials and local teachers and CUPE employees ran out of time. The school board will now vote on a single, one-week spring break option for the 2013-14 school year

School district, CTA fail for the second straight year to reach an agreement on length of holiday Tuesday. There was “significant dialogue” with the Chilliwack Teachers’ Association and CUPE around a second, two-week option that would see minutes added to the school day, but a “satisfactory agreement could not be reached” in time to present that option to the board for next

year, according to a staff report in Tuesday’s agenda. According to legislation passed last spring, school boards have to make their proposed school calendars public one month before submitting them to the education ministry to give parents and employees a chance to comment.

This year that deadline is Feb. 28. The district ran out of time last year too when it tried to find a way to extend this year’s break and connect it to the Easter holidays, which are only four days later. An electronic survey showed 83 per cent of 2,421 respondents (mostly parents) favoured a two-week

break, so the board directed staff to try to work out a plan with the CTA and CUPE and to pursue a longterm plan for a two-week spring vacation every year. But those negotiations were stymied by the “bookends” stipulated in the CTA’s collective agreement. According to that contract, days in the local school year have to be scheduled between the Tuesday after Labour Day and the last See BREAK, Page 6

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he Fraser Health Authority’s (FHA) chief medical health officer should expect a large, passionate group at the public meeting to discuss water chlorination Tuesday evening. Dr. Paul Van Buynder will be at the Chilliwack Alliance Church Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. to discuss the controversial water chlorination edict that the city was given three weeks ago. Chilliwack’s drinking water comes from the Sardis/Vedder aquifer, a source of high-quality water that has never been treated. Mayor Sharon Gaetz has accused the FHA of fear-mongering and has defended the drinking water system against criticism after three isolated cases of E. coli were detected in hillside reservoirs since 2009. The FHA medical health officer first on the file, Dr. Marcus Lem, came to city council on Feb. 5 and, among other things, has said the city

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Running a business next to a legal marijuana grow op Most of the names in this story have been changed or omitted so as not to identify the location of the medicinal marijuana grow operations in question. BY PAUL J. HENDERSON

A Growing Conflict

im and John Smith are used to strange looks from sniffing customers at their Chilliwack business. On a recent visit by the Times, John walked from the small storefront office to the back of his 2,000-square-foot operation. He turned on an industrial fan needed for his work. Within minutes the room filled with the unmistakable smell of marijuana. The problem, which has consumed the couple for four years, is that their business neighbours have a medicinal marijuana grow operation, one that is about to more than double in size. “It absolutely reeks,” Kim says of the constant odour. “And he is not operating his full licence yet.” The Smiths’ business is run out of a two-unit commercial strata building in an area of the city zoned light industrial. What baffles them is that there was no consultation before someone was allowed to grow marijuana on the other side of a shared wall. “We had no say in the matter,” Kim said. A Health Canada bureacrat told the Smiths the medical marijuana program refers to property ownership, but does “not differentiate between types of buildings such as semi-detached, apartment or stand alone.” Kim has a thick binder of letters, emails and newspaper clippings she has amassed since 2009, when the neighbour first informed the Smiths that he was a designated grower with more than 100 plants. As part of Health Canada’s medi-

Part 1 - Fighting medicinal marijuana’s growth in commercial zones Part 2 - Use of farm land for future growth of pot industry is a major concern cal marijuana access regulations (MMAR), there are two types of growing licences: personal use production licences (PUPL) and designated person production licences (DPPL). There are 513 PUPLs in Chilliwack and 77 DPPLs as of Feb. 18, according to Health Canada. That is more than triple the number of legal marijuana growers in Chilliwack from a year ago. Feb. 28 is the deadline Health Canada has set to comment on its proposed changes to the MMAR. Under those proposed changes, all growing will be removed from residential areas, but there is some uncertainty over where the growing will now be allowed. Mayor Sharon Gaetz has been vocal in her concern about medicinal marijuana growing in Chilliwack and where the operations are located. “This is a huge issue, it’s neverending,” Gaetz said. “This is just one of the examples of the conflicts in neighbourhoods. . . . The problem is that we haven’t had consultation about where grows shall go. If I want to put a duplex in, I have public hearings and neighbours are invited out. Growing marijuana is a big industrial business.” And so it should be restricted to industrial areas, according to Gaetz. The mayor may get her way as the proposed changes mean municipalities will get a say. “Decisions regarding zoning and the location of businesses fall under the


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A binder contains four years of correspondence and clippings one local business owner has amassed trying to deal with a medicinal marijuana grow op next door. jurisdiction of local governments,” a Health Canada spokesperson told the Times via email. “The proposed regulations do not stipulate where licensed producers should be located, but do ensure that municipalities are aware of the location of production sites in their communities. “Furthermore, licensed producers would be required to notify their local government, local police force and local fire officials of their intention to apply to Health Canada.” This still doesn’t answer the Smiths’ question of whether or not the grow operation next to them will have to move when changes come into effect April 1, 2014. The Smiths’ shared cinderblock building has basic drywall dividing the two units. Given their neighbour’s security measures, the easiest way for anyone to break in to steal the plants is through the Smiths’ door and through the wall between the units. While complaints about such situations are common, municipalities, fire departments and even the police say in many cases their hands are tied because of privacy issues surrounding medicinal marijuana. But Health Canada says if there is suspected criminal activity at a grow operation, people should call the RCMP. And bylaw, fire and electrical inspections are out of its area of authority. While changes are coming, there is much uncertainty and Kim feels no one is listening. Four years ago she complained to then MP Chuck Strahl, who directed her to Health Canada. Then last week she cancelled a meeting planned with current MP Mark Strahl because she was only given 30 minutes, not nearly enough time to outline her concerns, she said. “It started with Chuck Strahl,” she

said. “I have written so many letters and emails and have not received answers. . . . It’s been one deaf ear after another.” On the other side of the issue, some of those who hold designated grower licences and some who hold personal use licences have made significant monetary investments in their operations only to now have the federal government pull the rug out from under them. Jason Wilcox has suffered from a terminal illness for 20 years and relies on his personal production of cannabis to relieve his suffering. Wilcox is the CEO of the newly formed MMAR Coalition Against Repeal, and he said the proposed changes will trample patient rights. Wilcox said fear-mongering and a few cases of illegal behaviour have spoiled it for the 28,000-or-so people in the country licensed to use marijuana for health conditions. “We all do our best to comply,” Wilcox told the Times. “It’s just like drivers who speed. We’ve had a few bad apples that the media tacks on to and the Conservatives want to throw it in our face.” On Dec. 16, 2012, Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the proposed changes and said that the current regulations “have left the system open to abuse.” When contacted by the Times, the owners of the unit adjacent to the Smiths declined to be interviewed. When asked about the expanded grow operation the owner asked why the Times was focused on that address in particular when there are so many others in Chilliwack, even in the same neighbourhood. ◗ See the Thursday Times for a look at residential medicinal marijuana growing in a rural area in the ALR.

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result of vehicle traffic. Langley City Coun. Gayle Martin said “It doesn’t matter what we say to the FVRD in regards to waste to energy . . . they don’t want us to have one.” But what most angers Les is Metro waste committee chair Malcolm Brodie’s assertion that the decision to build a waste-to-energy facility had already been made. BY PAUL J. HENDERSON Brodie, who is also the mayor of mond, said allowing the FVRD to sit on the hilliwack MLA John Les may be leav- expert committee was a “terrible idea.” “Brodie conveniently forgets that the ing politics in a few months but he’s Ministry of Environment has explicitly going out with guns blazing. A day after lashing out against the Fraser demanded that any such plan by [Metro Health Authority’s order that the city begin Vancouver] must be submitted to an Environmental Assessment Process,” chlorinating its water supply, Les Les said. “It is obvious that [Metro issued a press release that slammed Vancouver] officials are attempting Metro Vancouver’s lack of consulto barge ahead regardless. This cavtation with Fraser Valley residents alier attitude will not be tolerated over garbage. residents of the Fraser Valley.” Recently Metro Vancouver’s waste EB IRST byFurther, Les suggested that if the committee rejected a Fraser Valley First reported on Metro really wants to improve the Regional District (FVRD) request to environment, it should move to allow an observer to sit on an expert shut down the Vancouver landfill panel overseeing the proposed waste-to-energy project that has been hotly immediately, as “this has got to rank as the opposed by Les, the FVRD and Chilliwack foremost environmental obscenity in the Lower Mainland.” Mayor Sharon Gaetz. “While fully aware that this landfill, locatInstead, a political liaison committee will be set up to hear from Fraser Valley politi- ed in the middle of Burns Bog, is a wonderful cash cow for the City of Vancouver, cians. But even this is opposed by some Metro this just is not a tenable location for a garbage dump in the 21st century,” Les’s press politicians. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan voted release said. “The landfill at Cache Creek is a much against the liaison committee saying it validated the FVRD’s concern about air qual- better environmental alternative.” - with files from the Vancouver Sun ity. Corrigan says valley pollution is more a




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Satisfied with special ed BY CORNELIA NAYLOR


arents of local special needs students are satisfied “overall” with special education programs in the Chilliwack school district, but they are far from unanimous, according to a 36-page report by consultant David Carter. Carter, who was hired in April to review the district’s special education services after vocal complaints from some parents and one staff member at public school board meetings last year, will present his findings to the school board tonight (Tuesday). Based on 82 20-minute interviews with 116 special-needs parents and a 291-parent survey, Carter’s report concludes more parent are satisfied with School District No. 33 special education programs than not. “Many parents went out of their way to come in to state their satisfaction with services and to single out staff, schools and programs by name,” writes Carter. “Some other parents were not at all satisfied and were able to articulate their reasons.” After each interview, Carter asked parents to rate their overall satisfaction with district services on a scale of one to 10—“where one is a ‘train wreck’ and 10 is ‘perfection.’” More than 45 per cent rated their satisfaction as high, while about 20 per cent rated it as low; about a third were in the middle. A small group of seven parents, howSPRING BREAK, from page 1 Friday in June. District staff had proposed moving some of the teachers’ professional development days into the summer, but teachers wouldn’t budge, proposing instead to add minutes to the school day to make a two-week break possible—something the board had directed staff not to do. The bookends came up again this year, according to CTA president Clint Johnston, with the district proposing one PD day in August along with minutes added to the school day. The CTA’s traditional stance has been against allowing the district to encroach on the two-month summer break outWATER, from page 1 had “poo in its water” and that he wouldn’t let his daughter drink it. That prompted former mayor Chilliwack MLA John Les to defend the water system, calling Lem’s words “alarmist” and the edict “the epitome of lunacy.” A petition at started on Feb. 9 had 3,918 signatures by 3 p.m. Monday. Local filmmaker Matthew Hawkins has

A small group of seven parents very vocal in their dissatisfaction

ever, expressed dissatisfaction in the and the possible creation of a director of “strongest,” “pejorative” terms, accord- special education position. One lengthy recommendation deals ing to Carter. Among their shared complaints was with the district’s resource teachers, the idea that funding earmarked by the who often take split assignments. Last year, former School District No. ministry for their children was being 33 speech-language pathologist Jaqui used elsewhere in the district. Rowe called some of “This notion is the district’s resource incorrect and always teachers “a lawsuit h a s b e e n , b u t t h e “Many parents went waiting to happen.” belief persists in out of their way to Car ter addresses some,” Carter states. come in to state their some of her concerns Parent input was in his report, calljust one facet of Cartsatisfaction with on the district to er’s review, however. services and to single ing offer more in-service He also reviewed out staff, schools and and autism-specialist district documents support to resource and compared Chilliprograms by name.” teachers and to “critiwack data to data from similarly sized David Carter cally consider the potentially negacomparator districts. tive impact” of split He also surveyed education assistants, teachers, admin- assignments, especially where school principals double as resource teachers. istrators and district service staff. To read Carter’s full report, visit www. Among his 15 recommendations is the reinstatement of a Student Servic- and look for the Feb. 26 es Advisory Committee, which would agenda under the Meetings & Agendas tab under the Board of Education include parent representation. He also calls for a revised model for heading. allocating EA time, increases in speech aides and school psychologist time, a regular parent-satisfaction poll, more ◗ Tonight’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the care in transferring special education Chilliwack Board of Education starts at student files from school to school, spe- 7 p.m. at the district office (8430 Cessna cial education in-services for school staff Dr.).

Teachers have voted on issue lined in its collective agreement, but Johnston said he didn’t have time to poll members about this year’s proposal before the district’s deadline. “I don’t think it would serve the members well to rush through something that could potentially be a big decision,” Johnston said. Teachers have since voted on the issues but Johnston wouldn’t say what the results were. He did say the CTA would use the information to prepare for what he hopes will be ongoing discussion about next year’s calendar.

“Next time this comes around, it won’t be a rush to find out what [teachers] think,” Johnston said. “We’ll have a wellthought-out, well-presented process.” In an email to the Times, superintendent Evelyn Novak reiterated the conclusion of the report in Tuesday’s agenda, saying the district is committed to ongoing discussions with its employee groups to come up with a two-week spring break option for the 2014-15 school year. ◗ Tonight’s (Tuesday’s) regular public school board meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the school district office (8430 Cessna Dr.).

3,900+ signatures on petition helped the petition group with a short video titled “Say NO to Chlorination.” A longer video about Chilliwack’s water is posted on the city’s website. Expecting a large turnout for Tuesday’s meeting, Gaetz said the city chose the biggest venue they could find at Chilliwack Alliance Church. City staff have been back and forth

with the FHA and asked if chlorination of the hillside areas could be done considering there has never been a case of E. coli detected in the main distribution system that serves 97 per cent of the city. ◗ The FHA meeting is scheduled for Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Chilliwack Alliance Church.

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Substation blaze last year’s biggest BY PAUL J. HENDERSON


ast year started with a bang for Chilliwack firefighters as a massive blaze at BC Hydro’s Atchelitz substation resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, an oil leak and power outages across the city. The Chilliwack Fire Department (CFD) responded to 343 fires in 2012, up from 270 in 2011 and 299 in 2010, but down from the 389 in 2009 and 357 in 2008, according to the annual fire report presented to city council last week.

Overall the CFD faced 2,260 calls for service, which resulted in 12 fire-related injuries and fire losses totalling $4.6 million, according to Chief Rick Ryall. Of those total losses, $3.9 million (85 per cent) was the result of residential fires. Last year saw the highest number of emergency medical aid and public service responses over the last five years, while there were fewer burning complaints and hazardous material calls since 2008. The 12 fire-related injuries in 2012, including one firefighter, were the fewest in the last seven years. The highest num-

ber since 2006 was in 2007 when there were 22. The CFD budget of $5.19 million in 2012 was a 7.5 per cent increase from $4.8 million in 2011. That’s a per capita increase from $58.54 per person in 2011 to $62.70 in 2012. The leading causes of fires in Chilliwack in 2012, in descending order, were: cooking, arson, smoking materials and electrical. Other numbers from the report for 2012: 49 vehicle fires (resulting in a dollar loss), 34 dumpster fires and 199 burning complaints.


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Police looking for dented white minivan drove off. The vehicle is described by RCMP as an “older white minivan with dents and scratches on it.” A window was missing from the rear sliding door area. The driver was described as white, with brown greasy shaggy hair. He had a very deep voice. ◗ Anyone with information is asked to contact the RCMP at 604-792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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’ve now decided how I want to die. I want to be killed by a meteorite. Recently, a big chunk of rock and/or metal slammed through the sky above Russia, blasting out windows and injuring thousands. While this is, of course, a terrible tragedy, at least it’s one with some grandeur. It’s no petty sink hole or flood, it’s death from space! Unfortunately, my best chance for being killed by a meteorite happened more than a century ago. It was also in Russia, as it happens, in a remote region of Sibera known as Tunguska. The Tunguska Event may not technically have been a meteorite (which hits the ground in at least one piece) but it was definitely a meteor (which flies through the sky, leaving a visible trail). In fact, it was visible across a vast swathe of Asia and Europe. Observers at the time, who included officials and townspeople hundreds of miles away, and tribal reindeer herders much closer, described the event variously as being shoved around by a mysterious force, a sound of artillery and underground trains, hot winds, thunder, and the sensation that the ground was being hit by large rocks. That was in 1908, and it wasn’t until the early 1920s that Soviet scientists managed to hack their way through hundreds of miles of


Be Our Guest boggy forest to find the site of the blast. What they found was massive devastation: a core of scorched trees (superstitiously avoided by the locals) surrounded by about 2,000 square kilometres of fallen trees. No single piece of a meteorite from the Tunguska Event has ever been found, which has inspired suggestions that perhaps something other than mere space rocks were to blame. Actual cause of the Tunguska Event: probably a sizeable meteor that exploded in midair, unleashing an atomic-bomb sized blast. Proposed causes: ◗ Tiny black hole tunneling through Earth. ◗ Alien spacecraft, either crashing, blowing up, or getting royally pissed off at a reindeer and deciding to zap Rudolf. ◗ Wandering chunk of anti-matter hitting the upper atmosphere. Shame it didn’t land on Dan Brown. ◗ Nikola Tesla. The last is my favourite explanation, because it lets me use the

phrase “death ray.” Tesla, who invented alternating current and was thus also partially responsible for the greatest Australian rock band of all time, had built a sizeable tower just before 1908, to be used for transmitting radio waves, and, you know, vast amounts of electricity through the air. Then in the 1930s he started talking up his plans for an anti-aircraft gun based on shooting charged particles, blab blah blah physics blah blah DEATH RAY! He was completely serious about this. However, in his later years it was hard to tell whether he was still a brilliant, madcap inventor or just mad. The man’s pigeon fixation was getting pretty bad by then. So it’s fairly unlikely that he created the Tunguska Event. Anyway, Tunguska wasn’t the biggest meteor to blast a hole in the planet, not by a long shot. Everyone knows about the dinosaur killer, the Chixulub comet that slammed into the Yucatan about 66 million years ago. But there were bigger ones even than that. Ever been to Sudbury? About 1.8 billion years ago, a rock hit that spot, leaving a 250-kilometre-wide crater. If there had been life more complicated than slime, that would have punched its ticket. We’d all be dead if it happened now, but what a way to go. ◗ Matthew Claxton is a reporter with the Langley Advance.

he proverbial ping-pong pundit game provided the usual fare after the Liberals tabled their budget. NDP operatives slammed the 2.6 per cent increase in health-care spending, insisting it was a cut. Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan criticized the government for selling Crown land and buildings (estimated at $800 million) and so on, and so on. Granted the Liberals did some unpopular things: increasing MSP premiums, and raising taxes for those making more than $150,000 a year, and hiking corporate taxes. But did they really have any choice? The mere fact that they raised taxes on the over-$150,000 group—their target supporters—indicates that they were making choices they would rather not have made. The truth is that there simply are no good choices. The Liberals, through their own making—and with some help from a flaccid economy—are faced with the inevitable “between a rock and a hard place” cliché. They cannot offer their supporters any more free rides, and they also can’t cut community services anymore—triggering more ugly headlines and giving Adrian Dix ammunition. The problem is Dix can, at this point, just criticize and stand back hoping no one notices that he cleverly avoids offering any clear, viable alternatives. It reminds us of an election a couple of decades ago when the hot topic was the government taking casino funds. An NDP insider confided that he hoped the Liberals would do it, even though the NDP had criticized it. He knew that government coffers were in desperate need of a new cash flow, and casinos would be a cash cow. And, when the NDP won the next election, they could tut tut about it all they wanted, but they all knew that they would never roll back the decision and lose all that money. We think Dix can tut tut all he wants now, but he knows, as do others, that the NDP isn’t going to roll back anything that can bring in much-needed cash.

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sports until much later, if at all. Here’s a tip: losing is easy, it’s winning that’s hard. In the end, Chilliwack reached its goal. And while the announcer spent the last three minutes encouraging the Gators to pour it on and get to 100 points—which they never did—our boys wore smiles on their faces and were the real winners. Stay classy Chilliwack. R. Collins Chilliwack


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presence needed in Yarrow. Mr. Lum must also be educated on the amount of house, car, RV, farm and store theft happening daily in this small town. The car thieves and crack shacks are everywhere. A police presence and a police relationship is needed in this small community in order to make a difference. I fully support Mr. Lum and I’m sure I speak on behalf on most of the Yarrow residents. Just because it’s a bit of drive and may use gas, in the end the new relationship and presence may save money by stopping or catching the thieves, addicts and scum that have plagued our precious little town. Community patrol and citizen patrols would be welcome as well. How rude to speak of such a great representative of our city and surrounding areas (Chilliwack Times, Feb. 19 letter to the editor). Thank you for thinking of all of us, not just downtown Chilliwack. We are proud to have Coun. Lum on our council. Keep up the great work. Missy Drysdale Yarrow



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Editor: When the Chilliwack senior boys basketball team rolled down the highway last Wednesday night to play the number-two ranked Walnut Grove Gators, the result was a foregone conclusion. After all, Chilliwack was ranked number 31 and was down to three subs. We encouraged our boys to keep their heads high, play hard, play fair and try to score 40 points against this venerable opponent. This would be our final game of the year and we all knew it. We expected to lose, but we never expected this level of poor sportsmanship from such an organization of winners. The banners of success surround the gymnasium. And the Gators were as advertised—big, strong and talented. It was evident within minutes who would win. And if the score wasn’t enough, the game announcer on the loud speaker certainly told everyone over and over who the losers were and how very good the winners are. For example, when one of our players missed a bank shot the announcer shouted that “ha, ha, obviously, the bank was closed.” All the while, the Gator


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Chiefs defenceman Cooper Rush skates past a fallen Spruce King during BCHL hockey action Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Third-period woes cost Chiefs BY TYLER OLSEN


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The BCHL playoffs are scheduled to begin March 15, with Coastal Conference teams like the Chiefs set to play five-game series over six days. As it’s set now, the higher seed will host games one, two and five. That could make for some tired teams if a Chiefs/ Spruce Kings goes five games. Games 4 and 5 are slated for back-to-back nights, but would be held in cities 688 kilometres apart. There is little wiggle room, time-wise, but BCHL officials would let teams shift the location of certain games, if both clubs agreed.

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he Chilliwack Chiefs stumbled again last weekend, dropping back-to-back games to division rivals. The Chiefs followed a 5-1 loss in Langley Friday night with a 5-3 home defeat to the Prince George Spruce Kings. Only four more games remain in the regular season, three of which are against the Langley Rivermen. And with just three wins in their last 11 games, the Chiefs are running out of time to fix their game before the start of the playoffs in three weeks. For 36 minutes, the Chiefs played the Rivermen to a draw Friday. After a scoreless first period, Langley opened the scoring six minutes into the second. But David Thompson jumped on

a loose puck and scored on the power play to level things up just three minutes later. Langley would take the lead late in the second on a power play point shot that Gillam would probably like to have back. But, as has often been the case the last couple months, it was the third period that really doomed the Chiefs. Chilliwack should have been desperate entering the third. Instead they were outshot 15-6 and outscored 3-0. After Evan Anderson extended Langley’s lead 2:19 into the final period, Derek Sutliffe’s wraparound goal 10 minutes later sealed the Rivermen win. BCHL leading scorer Mario Puskarich found the goal late for Langley to round out the scoring. Chilliwack put together a better 60 minutes against Prince George the following night at Prospera

Centre but it still wasn’t good Home ice advantage for playoffs enough, especially in the third. Despite their struggles and SatAfter Mitch Eden’s seeing-eye urday’s loss, the Chiefs still look backhand eluded Gillam, Austin set to have home ice advantage Plevy took a slick drop pass from in the first round of the BCHL Trevor Hills and tied the game playoffs. midway through the first period. Second-place Chilliwack is six The Chiefs outshot the Spruce points ahead of the Spruce Kings, Kings 39-15 in the with each team having game’s first 40 minutes, four games remaining. and pounded 25 shots A single Chilliwack on Spruce King goalie win or Prince George Kirk Thompson in the loss will wrap up second period. Despite second-place in the that, Chilliwack never SCAN TO SEE VIDEO Mainland Division for held the lead. Twice the Chiefs. The two Prince George pulled teams will likely meet ahead in the second, but goals by in the first round of the playoffs: Luke Esposito and Philip Zielonka the Spruce Kings have a six-point tied the game. edge on Langley—who have five And in the third period, Chilligames left. wack had no answer for Bryant Home ice advantage means the Christian’s goal with 12 minutes to Chiefs will only have to make one play. A late empty-netter capped trip north, instead of possibly the win for Prince George. two, during the first-round series.

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hilliwack’s Alec Janssens had dreamed of skating in his first world championship event since he was 10 years old. In not one of those dreams, it’s safe to say, was Janssens blazing around the ice with half a moustache flapping in the air. Earlier this month, the former Sardis Flier competed in the World All-Round Championships in Hamar, Norway. It was the first senior international event for Janssens, who is a member of Canada’s National Development Submitted photo Team and trains in Calgary. Chilliwack’s Alec Janssens finished 20th at the Janssens, 21, put in a solid showing, finishing a combined 20th overall at the event, in which World All-Round Speed Skating Championships. skaters race in both short and long-distance The broadcasters of the event, Janssens said, races. One of just five Canadians skating at the approached Team Canada’s skate tech to get event, Janssens was determined to have fun the inside scoop on the ‘stache. And on that and make his first world championships worth Sunday, friends and family watching online found themselves staring at a feed of Dutch remembering. He recruited Dutch fans dressed in orange television that showed pictures of the young pope costumes to lead his cheering section Canadian before, and after, his shave. Janssens took his initiation with and started the competition sportgood humour. After all, he was ing a Grade A moustache. already in a good mood. Earlier in “It’s something I’ve been dreamthe year, he had failed to qualify ing about since I was 10: you go for World Cup events, leaving him there, you might as well have some disappointed; but in January, he fun,” he told the Times after returning to Calgary. SCAN FOR WEBSITE qualified for the World All-Round Championships with a strong His teammates, who included 2010 Olympic gold medallists Lucas Makowsky showing in Salt Lake City. That allowed him to and Christine Nesbitt, agreed. So the veterans tick off one major goal for this season. Now, he has his eyes set firmly on the 2014 told Janssens that, for his rookie initiation, he had to shave his moustache before the second Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Qualifying doesn’t take place until next January, but Janssens said day of skating at the event. “I was really proud of my moustache leading upping his training level will be his focus for up to it,” Janssens said. With most skaters pre- 2013. But that will be a challenge—one for which ferring a clean-shaven look, his mustache had already drawn plenty of attention, even before he is looking for some help. Janssens is also it met the sharp end of a razor. But half the See SPEED SKATING, Page 15 facial hair meant twice the attention.

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nity Christian’s senior boys basketball team hit two three-pointers in the last five seconds of the Fraser Valley Championship final Saturday to snatch their first-ever title out from under B.C. Christian Academy. Chilliwack’s lone single-A boys team entered the tournament ranked third in the province and handily defeated Agassiz 94-28 in the first round Wednesday. They got past eighth-ranked St. Jean Brebeuf 71-56 Thursday to set up a showdown with seventh-ranked B.C. Christian Academy in the championship final Saturday. Unity had split with the Port Coquitlam team in tournaments earlier in the year, and the game was a battle from the start that saw B.C. Christian Academy with a 30-28 lead at halftime. Heading into the third, the Flames were down 41-40, but back-to-back BCCA threes buried Unity by eight with 1:25 minutes to go. “Things then went perfectly,” Unity coach Mike Campbell said. First, the Flames stole four quick transition baskets by mixing up four different presses.

Then—with seven seconds left in the game—BCCA turned over the ball on an expired shot clock. With 3.3 seconds to go, Unity’s Kevin VanRyk (Grade 12) sank a game-tying three-pointer. Then BCCA gave up possession again after throwing the ball out of bounds. “Thankfully we still had one timeout left and we were able to draw up a play to hit our other Grade 12, Ryan Billsten, for an open threepointer,” Campbell said. “Unbelievably, it fell and the crowd of 300 screaming Unity fans went nuts.” Billsten was voted tournament MVP and VanRyk earned a tournament all star. Unity—who host the single-A provincial championships at UFV in Abbotsford March 6 to 9—begin their provincial run March 6 against 13th seed Mount Sentinel from Nelson. A win would pit them against arch nemesis Immaculata, who killed Unity’s B.C. title hopes last year with a buzzer beater in the provincial quarter-final. ◗ Follow the Senior A Boys Basketball Provincial Championships at com/site/singleaprovboysbball/home.

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set up a gallery of anti-bullytudents and staff at ing posters on the day. Chilliwack schools are At Little Mountain getting ready to “make elementary, students and some noise against bullystaff have dedicated a whole ing.” month to anti-bullying That’s the theme of this year’s Pink Shirt Day Feb. 27. activities, culminating in an assembly with Started by songs, skits two Nova Scotia and speakers teens who gave Wednesday. out pink shirts “It’s culture at their school to building,” said support a fellow principal Steve student who was bullied for wear- SCAN TO SEE PHOTOS Klassen. “If we don’t talk about ing a pink shirt, it, it takes on a Pink Shirt Day life of its own. If you put a has grown into an annual spotlight on it, then you can event to raise awareness deal with it better.” about bullying. “It’s a reminder for all of us to treat each other with ◗ For more information respect,” said McCammon about Pink Shirt Day, visit elementary principal Terry Bateman, whose school will

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McCammon elementary Grade 6 students Jaiden Andries, Melissa Holyhead-Miles and Lillie Edel show off their entries in McCammon’s school-wide Pink Shirt Day poster contest to promote positive anti-bullying behaviour among their school mates.

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hildren and youth who bully may show signs that they are using power aggressively, such as: ◗ Little concern for the feelings of others ◗ Aggressive with siblings, parents, teachers, friends and animals ◗ Bossy and manipulative to get his/her own way ◗ Coming home with unexplained objects or extra money ◗ Secretive about possessions, activities or where they have been


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bullied? • What steps will you take to investigate the bullying? • What type of disciplinary action would you consider appropriate? • What can I expect in terms of follow up and resolution? • What policies do you have in place that support children like mine, and discourage bullying and other violent behaviour? ◗ Allow the school to investigate the incident and notify the parents of the students involved, if this hasn’t already been done. The school will determine appropriate disciplinary action, if required, and will come up with an intervention plan. ◗ If you don’t feel the school is taking your report of bullying seriously, you can report it to school district staff (e.g. safe school co-ordinators, superintendents) or board of education.

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◗ Easily frustrated and quickly angered ◗ Believe aggression is an acceptable way to resolve conflicts ◗ Abuse others physically or verbally ◗ Get into fights and blame others for starting them ◗ Have a need to dominate others ◗ Have two or three friends who are also aggressive ◗ Hang out with increasingly younger children ◗ Quick to interpret accidents or neutral events as deliberate hostile acts

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he University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball team are moving on to the Canada West Final Four. The Cascades beat the University of Saskatchewan Huskies 73-58 Saturday to win their best-of-three quarterfinal series 2-1. All three games were held in Abbotsford at the Envision Athletic Centre. The Cascades, ranked fourth in the country, had entered the series as heavy favourites and won the first game 65-58 Thursday. But the Huskies were not about to roll over and prolonged their season with a 67-56 win over UFV Saturday. Saskatchewan leapt out to an early lead and held it for much of the game against the Cascades. UFV turned the tables in the third and deciding game. The Cascades opened with a 12-

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point run and outscored their opponents 24-7 in the opening quarter. UFV maintained their double-digit lead until the third quarter, when the Huskies poured three consecutive threepointers to narrow the gap to just five points. Back-and-forth play saw the Cascades stretch their lead to 11 points and the Huskies narrow the gap to just two. But UFV’s experience and talent would eventually see the game out, with Aieisha Luyken and Nicole Wierks providing key baskets late. Chilliwack’s Kayli Sartori led all UFV scorers with 19 points, four rebounds and five assists. Sarah Wierks added 13 points and five rebounds and sister Nicole chimed in with nine points. The Cascades will now play in the Canada West Final Four in Calgary next weekend.

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fter a long day of rain on Feb. 16, the Chilliwack 4-H dog club members sold many boxes of Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Many of the members were there, and many people bought doughnuts. The members were planning to stay till 4 p.m. but they sold out and put a close to it at only 3 p.m. Many big

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Sardis secondary school hosts a talent show Feb. 26 beginning at 7 p.m. Donations taken at the door to go to Sardis’s sponsor school in Costa Rica.

Mini med school

Chilliwack Hospital & Health Care Foundation’s fifth annual mini med school begins Feb. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. with a session on mental health and suicide prevention. Other sessions run March 13, from 7 to 9 p.m (Why Don’t Kids Come With Manuals); March 20, from 2 to 4 p.m (Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures); and March 27, from 7 to 9 p.m (Wilderness First Aid for the Weekend Warrior).

Chilliwack Library Book Club

The Chilliwack Library Book Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (Feb. 27) at 7 p.m. New members are welcome at any time. For more information please contact the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941.

Heart support group meets

The Chilliwack Heart Support group has changed its meeting location for February. The group will meet Feb. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lynnwood Retirement Community, at 9168 Corbould St. James Petruic of Pharmasave Drugs will speak. Everyone with heart disease is welcome to attend. For more information, call Al Vogt at 604-795-3096 or email

Fibromyalgia meetings Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation meets the fourth Wednesday of every month (Feb. 27) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynnwood Retirement Residence, at 9168 Corbould St. For more information call 1-800-567-8998. Children’s Heart Network

A support group for parents of children with congenital heart defects and other life-altering heart problems meets on the last Thursday of every month (Feb. 28) at the Eagle Landing Starbucks at 6:30 p.m. For more information email tcbisschop@shaw. ca or

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Epilepsy support The Centre for Epilepsy holds a support group for those living with or effected by epilepsy. Parents, families, colleagues or anyone who may benefit from resources and information regarding epilepsy are welcome. The group meets the last Thursday of every month (Feb. 28) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Communitas Supportive Care Society, at 18-45966 Yale Road West. RSVP to epilepsy. How’s That Made? How’s That Made, a craft group for teens meets Thursdays through May from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. To register call 604792-1941. 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 Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Child minding can be provided on site if interested participants provide notification by the preceding Mondays. For more information call Cassandra at 604-793-7210. World Day of Prayer St. Mary’s Catholic Church, at 8909 Mary St., celebrates the World Day of Prayer by hosting an ecumenical service with visiting churches participating March 1 at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Water-Wealth Project

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Optimists meet The Optimist Club of Chilliwack hosts its monthly breakfast on the first Saturday of every month (March 2) at 11 a.m. at Dakota’s restaurant. Its business meeting takes place every third Thursday at 7 p.m. at Mount Cheam Riders Hall. For more information call Sam at 604703-0095. RCAF Association meets The 879 (Earl MacLeod) Wing RCAF Association meets for breakfast on the first Saturday of every month (March 2) at 10 a.m. at Clark’s restaurant. Babysitter course A Red Cross babysitting course runs March 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Greendale elementary community school. Open to all students aged 11 years and older who are ready to be responsible babysitters. Course costs $45. To register email coordinator. or leave a detailed contact message at 604-823-7281. Flea market Skwah Community Hall, at 619 Wellington Ave., is the site of a flea market to be held March 2 and 17. To book a table call 604-392-3278. Many goods, including kids clothes, toys, cellphone accessories and video games and systems.

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Obituaries Joseph J. Milino

September 30- February 11, 2013 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joe Milino, late of Chilliwack, B.C. Joe will be lovingly remembered by his family, wife Patricia, sons Frank of Kelowna and Doug (Paula) of Chilliwack, grandchildren and great grandchildren, his brothers Pat of Duncan, B.C. and Jack of Calgary, Alberta and many friends. Joe was predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years Cleo and his sister Mary Vogt. Joe was a Veteran of WWII and worked in the automotive industry until his retirement in 1983. An avid sportsman all his life and golfed into his 90’s. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Cascade Lodge for their special care. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details will be announced when those arrangements have been made. In lieu of flowers, it would be appreciated if a donation be made to the Diabetes association. McLean’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements 604-847-3477

Doris Iona Lovejoy (nee Goodfellow)

June 25, 1929 – February 19, 2013 It is with great sadness the family of Doris Iona Lovejoy announces her sudden passing on February 19, 2013. Doris was born in Cutknife, Saskatchewan on June 25, 1929. Married Ben Lovejoy in Hamilton Ontario in 1954 and had 4 children. She moved her family to New Westminster BC in 1969 and worked at Woodward’s until its closing. She moved to Abbotsford in 1991 and Chilliwack in 2004. Doris was pre-deceased by her husband Ben and her grandson Edward Owens. She is survived by her son Michael, daughters Denise (Brent Daggit), Paula Milino (Doug), and Lori Lovejoy (Darren Moore), 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and her loving companion, her dog Smudgie. The family extends their gratitude to all those who assisted following the accident and rescued Smudgie. In lieu of flowers, it would be appreciated if a donation be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation McLean’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements 604-847-3477

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Chilliwack Hospice Society (CHS) is a community based volunteer organization that accepts death as a part of life. We support individuals and families during the dying and grieving process. Job Summary: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is accountable for all aspects of the Society related to leadership and overall management. The Executive Director is responsible to adapt and execute the strategic plan and to directly manage and/or oversee operations, programs, financial reporting, fundraising and communications activities. The Executive Director is accountable to the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in fundraising and will be a competent and engaging leader who can motivate and engage staff, volunteers, partners and supporters. Qualifications: ÿ Progressive management/leadership experience at a senior supervisory and administrative level, ideally in a not-for-profit environment ÿ Relevant degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience ÿ An understanding of hospice palliative care ÿ Effective communicator ÿ Excellent social and interpersonal skills, public speaking and writing ability ÿ Proficiency in the use of computers ÿ Successful track record in the development and execution of fundraising programs and in the development and stewardship of donors/sponsors ÿ Demonstrated human resources, financial and project management skills ÿ Direct experience working with a volunteer board of directors For more information about CHS, please visit our website at: Please forward your cover letter and resume to us no later than March 1, 2013 as follows: Attention Hiring Committee to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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Tuesday, March 5, 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 item: 1. TEMPORARY USE PERMIT (TUP00038) Location: 10537 McSween Road Applicant: Alex Dumitru Purpose:

The applicant wishes to operate a hobby kennel on the subject property, as shown on the map below, to facilitate the licensing of 4 dogs on the subject property. A Rural Ancillary use permits up to 3 dogs, while the keeping of more than 3 dogs (up to 5 dogs) is considered to be a hobby kennel; as such, a Temporary Use Permit is required to facilitate the development of a hobby kennel on the subject property. Location Map


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This notice is sent to property owners and occupants, where appropriate, of lots within 30 metres of the property subject to the permit. Persons who deem that their interest in the property is affected by the proposed Temporary Use Permit 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. This proposed Temporary Use Permit may be inspected between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from Wednesday, February 20, 2013 to Tuesday, March 5 , 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

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Tuesday, March 5, 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. 3907 (RZ000793) Applicant: Yarrow Ecovillage Society Cooperative Purpose:

A proposed text amendment to amend the EV (Ecovillage) Zone, to facilitate the proposed boundary adjustment while continuing to permit the current and recently approved residential development.

2. ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT BYLAW 2013, No. 3908 (RZ000793) Locations: 42300 and a Portion of 42312 Yarrow Central Road Owner: Yarrow Ecovillage Society Cooperative Purpose: To rezone the subject property, located at 42300 Yarrow Central Road from an RR (Rural Residential) Zone and a C2 (Local Commercial) Zone and a portion of 42312 Yarrow Central Road from a C2 (Local Commercial) Zone to an EV (Ecovillage) Zone, as shown on the map below. Location Map YARROW CENTRAL ROAD








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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BETWEEN: CIBC MORTGAGES INC. PETITIONER(S) AND: JASON JOHN YOUNG HARMONY LYNN WILLIAMSON WILLIAM RUSSELL DUVALL STARLINE CABINETS JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE RESPONDENT(S) To: The Respondents, HARMONY LYNN WILLIAMSON and WILLIAM RUSSELL DUVALL TAKE NOTICE THAT on February 18, 2013 an order was made for service on you of a Petition issued from the CHILLIWACK Registry of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in proceeding number S025906 by way of this advertisement. In the proceeding, the petitioner claim(s) the following relief against you: (a) an Order Nisi of foreclosure with a one (1) week redemption period (re: Lot 317, Plan 43167); (b) an Order for Immediate Conduct of Sale (re; Lot 317, Plan 43167); (c) Judgment for the mortgage balance; (d) Party and party costs at Scale A; You must file a responding pleading/response to petition within the period required under the Supreme Court Civil Rules failing which further proceedings, including judgment, may be taken against you without notice to you. You may obtain, from the CHILLIWACK Registry, at 46085 YALE ROAD, CHILLIWACK, B.C. V2P 2L8, a copy of the Petition and the order providing for service by this advertisement. This advertisement is placed by HAROLD R. DREYER, whose address for service is: c/o Fulton & Company LLP, 300 – 350 Lansdowne Street, Kamloops, BC, V2C 1Y1 Attention: Harold R. Dreyer Fax number address for service (if any): (250) 851-2300


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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, February 20, 2013 to Tuesday, March 5, 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.


2 BDRM private hall, patio, skylight, $625 + dd 1 BDRM $570 + dd. Both in 10 unit complex & avail immed. Ph 604-795-7332


When You Place Your Ad in the Classifieds!

1 bdrm 2 level Twnhse, 650 sq. ft. F/S – $575 1 bdrm condo F/S, heat incl – $595 1 bdrm + den FFI, basic cable, 4 appl – $725 1 bdrm+den condo 6 appl,sec prk, gas incl – $800 1 bdrm condo 6 appl, gas incl – $650 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $650 2 bdrm apt F/S, heat incl – $750 2 bdrm condo 6 appl, close to malls, 2 bth – $850 2 bdrm suite util, 3 appl, shared w/d – $900 3 bdrm hse 4 appl – $950 3 bdrm twnhse 3 appl, 2.5 bth, garage – $1200 3 bdrm hse Sardis, 5 appl, garage – $1400 ...






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

9530 Fletcher St. 793-9572


Houses - Rent

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

Delcy Wells Acting City Clerk


1 BR $675 incld ht, hw cable cntrl Chwk, refs, credit check, Now 778-549-3852, 604-856-7390



Suites/Partial Houses

SARDIS NEW 1 BR ste, $550/mo incls util, suits quiet mature person, March 1, 604-316-1875 SARDIS 2 BR bsmt, own entry, inste wd, prkg, ns, np, refs $700 + utils, avail Now, 604-847-3273


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

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!



Condos/ Townhouses



IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see id5565


Condos/ Townhouses



GARRISON CROSSING 5 bdrm, 4 bath, 3385 sq ft executive Self-contained carriage-house suite. Only $694,500 Call 604-847-9459. ID 76459



TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see id5553



HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $375K 604- 376-7652 see id5550



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




Condos/ Townhouses


Vancouver East Side

ASKING $293K, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Call to view Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604 220-9188.


S. Surrey/ White Rock

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

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

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

Find it in the Real Estate Section.

LIVING ROOM To Advertise Call



Houses - Sale

6020-06 7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $722,000.

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


For Sale by Owner


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

4 BDRM 3 bth 2600 sq ft open concept home Promontory area. $478,000 See id# 149373. Ph 604-847-0348

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

6020-08 ROSEDALE CHARMER $229,000 - 9830 Ford Rd. Country rancher on private, beautifully landscaped 9300 sq ft lot. 700 sq ft 2 bdrm home, 4 pc bth, updated throughout, 15 yr old roof, sky lights, laminate & tile flr, priv bkyd w.cov’d patio, 2 sheds, good septic, mnt view, lots of parking, Incl: f/s, w/d freezer, portable a/c, f/p, Must see inside to believe how nice this one is. 604-794-5705 or 604-701-8791 THOM CREEK Ranch. 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 $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068




Houses - Sale



FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $545,000 604-727-9240 see id5617

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


Houses - Sale


Real Estate

At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 3 BR home from $10,250 down $915/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock



OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $375K 778-859-0717 see id4272

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


4 BD3 full bth, 2920 sq ft, 2 car gar, u shape driveway, .28 acre, all fenced. $390,000. 604-824-8517

Out Of Town Property

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

Recreation Property


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

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

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

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see id5533



CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see id5612

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

NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960 OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see id5424

North Delta

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see id5604

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

Mobile Homes

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


CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Free Consultation. Call us Now. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248

Langley/ Aldergrove

NORTH DELTA near new 2583 sf 5br 4.5ba with 1br side suite, warranty $698,888 604-765-4211 see id5622



GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see id5608


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

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



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

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

Okanagan/ Interior


To advertise call


Mobile Homes

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

Port Moody

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

604-795-4417 • Call or visit us online today to discover the latest listings in your favorite neighborhoods!


Auto Finance

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? $500 cash back to pay off Christmas bills. Good credit/ Bad credit. 1-888-593-6095.



2000 LINCOLN Town car Cartier 1 owner, no accidents, 104,800k’s. $6000. 604-858-8046

2004 CHEV OPTRA 5, new brakes/tires, 151K, $4500 obo, 604-819-3485, no Sun calls pls

Pick A Part is environmentally approved and meets all BC government standards for automotive recycling

HIGHEST PRICES PAID ~ FREE TOWING ~ Pick A Part Used Auto Parts 43645 Industrial Way Chilliwack BC V2R 4L2


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

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms 2.4LGDI DOHC- $22,600 email: 604-794-3428


Luxury Cars

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week Removal FREEScrap/Car No Wheels No Problem

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

2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610

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

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

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


604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9155 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, $23,900. 604-999-4097


Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes


Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2007 FORD Ranger XLT stnd, 4x4 5300 km’s, a/c, towing pkg $11,500. Ph 604-702-0449 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 18,500 k’s, like new cond $38,900. 604-793-5520


Sports & Imports

1999 VOLVO V70 GLT station wagon, 158000km 2.4 ltr turbo, AT, all luxury options, 35mpg great car $4200 obo 604-820-8218

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

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

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

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

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau like new loaded. Consider trade $6000. 604-534-2997

2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $19,500 obo, 604-855-6108



ADT 24/7 MONITORING FREE Home Security System, $850 value! Only $99 Install Fee! Low monthly rates. Call now! 877-249-1741 ADT Auth Co.


Computer Services



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:

Sports & Imports

2011 HYUNDAI Accent GL, 4 door, loaded, 54,000km, selling wholesale $9,500 604-793-5520

2001 DODGE Cargo Van, 113,000km, exc shape, no accid, $5000 obo, 604-853-1158

2006 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.5, 1 owner, 36000km, 4 door, 6 spd auto, FL, no accidents/ICBC claims, $16,000 604-795-9456

Frame to Finish Contracting

• Basements • Additions •Renovations

One Call Does It All Free Estimates

Ph Wayne 604-845-1141


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



Gutter Cleaning & Repairs

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



1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $6,000. 778-737-3890


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

2007 ITASCA CAMBRIA 29h Class C Motorhome, F.L. 26876km was $57,900 reduced to $52,900obo 604-793-5520

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



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

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 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

2009 CYCLONE triple axle Hauler. Loaded, grt cond. 1 owner,$31,500. 604-309-0205 604-793-5520

24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email

2011 TRIPLE-E, Class B, M/H, 6yr wrty, low km’s, loaded, mint, $89,900 obo, 604-855-6108

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


Lawn & Garden

LANDSCAPE AWAY Book Now for Spring Pruning & Clean- Up Complete Lawn Care Lawn Cutting Start @ $20 Turf Installation Pruning & Gardening

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





Renovations & Home Improvement

Brad Woodrow: (604) 799-5117

Accelerate your car buying

Painting/ Wallpaper

DAVE WEARING PAINTING & Home Repairs. Interior & Exterior 604-795-6100 . Licenced - WCB Insured


Renovations & Home Improvement

BLACK Tusk Roofing & Sheet Metal. Natural Slate & Metal Roofing 778-987-4054

On Top Since 1961 CHILLIWACK ROOFING When Quality Counts!

Logan’s Home & Yard Maintenance



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

FRUIT TREE PRUNING Hedge & Shrub trimming. 604-794-3672

----Lawns starting at $20 ------• Hedges • Pruning • Lawn Clean Up Rod Logan @ 604-793-8677 or 604-792-1116 Insured


Roof Evaluations by Professional Roofers

Family owned & operated since 1962


Time for a

touch-up? Refer to the Home Services section for all your home improvement, decorating, and design needs. TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS

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

To advertise call



8080 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


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

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

8065 1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520

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

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


Sports & Imports



1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $5,850. 604-591-8566


Family Owned & Operated

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

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

HOUR 2Service From Call

(604) 209-2026

1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra


Have it recycled properly

for most complete vehicles

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

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

Scrap Car Removal

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

Collectibles & Classics

1928 FORD 1/4 ton Roadster P/U, older restoration, recent updates, drives nice, $16,000. No trades. 1926 Ford Model T, 2 dr, 2 pass, 70% restored, All parts to complete, $7000. 604-308-9976


1998 CADILLAC Deville D’Elegance, fully loaded, leather, 124,000 kms, garage kept, 12 CD player, exc cond $7400. 604-703-2204

Auto Miscellaneous

2009 Volkswagen Jetta City, 21,000 Km, one owner, new condition. Call: 604-858-0817 or Email:




Refer to the Home Services section for all your home improvement needs


Chilliwack Times February 23 2013  
Chilliwack Times February 23 2013  

Chilliwack Times February 23 2013