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hilliwack’s flattened Paramount Theatre has made it onto the dubious list of worst losses of heritage buildings in 2013, according to the Heritage Canada Foundation (HCF). Calling the decision by city council “shortsighted,” HCF included the Paramount along with the Moose Jaw Civic Centre in Moose Jaw, Sask., and the Hamilton Education Centre in Hamilton, On., both of which were demolished last summer. “Over the past 30 years, Canada has lost 23 per cent of its historic building stock in urban areas and 21 per cent in rural areas,” an intro to the worst-losses list on the HCF website said. “This rate of destruction is disturbing both in terms of lost heritage and increased environmental waste.” The inclusion on the worst losses list isn’t surprising given that a year ago, the HCF had included the Paramount on its top 10 list of most endangered heritage sites in Canada. HCF is a national membershipbased, non-profit organization. In its write-up on the Paramount, the HCF listing says the Save the Paramount group had a proposal that “looked promising” to save the theatre and run it as a repertory-style cinema. But it was the Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation (CEPCO) offer to demolish the building at no cost that proved too enticing, leading to the six-to-one vote at city council to demolish. “Luckily the building’s contents went to Chilliwack Museum to be eventually put on display,” the HCF site said. The most recent discussion about the Paramount site at city council was approval to create community gardens on the lot.

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Mika and Cathy Raynor serve customers at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas’ monthly movie day for adults with intellectual disability last month.

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Cottonwood owner Cathy Raynor’s daughter Mika, leans over the counter to take her fiver, beams a big smile and exchanges a few friendly words before handing over her pop and popcorn. Katie makes her way into one of the theatres to enjoy the movie, but Mika and Cathy Raynor both know that won’t be her favourite part of the morning. “[Katie] loves to help sweep at the end,” Raynor says with a laugh. “That’s the reason she wants to come, so she can help sweep popcorn, never mind the movie.” Welcome to Cottonwood’s monthly movie day for BY CORNELIA NAYLOR adults with disabilities. cnaylor@chilliwacktimes.com Raynor inherited the event when she bought the theatre four years ago, and now she wouldn’t trade it t’s 10 a.m. on a Friday morning and Chilliwack’s for the world. Cottonwood 4 Cinemas is alive with the rat-tat“It’s my favourite day of the month tat of exploding popcorn and the because nobody complains and everybustle of 200 adults with intellecbody’s so grateful,” she says laughing. tual disabilities wheeling and walking SEE MORE PHOTOS layar When Raynor took over, it was a into the theatre in a steady stream. once-a-year affair that saw clients from In the concession lineup, customjust one local non-profit come to the ers—most on their own, some getting theatre to watch a movie for free. a little help from support workers—unzip wallets and Today it draws clients from programs all over Chillifanny packs and Ziploc plastic baggies and pull out wack and from as far away as Hope every month. five dollar bills, the flat rate for popcorn and a drink. Stepping up to the front is a regular who’s been coming to movie day for five years; let’s call her Katie. See REEL, Page 4

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“They’re surprised that it would happen in Canada,” she told the Times. “Which is even more disappointing and even more reason that we want to warn people because, of course, there are crooks here too.” Kim, who moved to Chilliwack from Seoul, Korea in 2010, was looking for a bigger home for his growing young family of five last month. Searching on Craigslist, a cute three-bedroom house on Nicomen Crescent caught his wife’s eye. At $950 per month, including utilities, it sounded too good to be true, but emails from the fraudster (posing as “Dr. Mary Reyes,” a pediatrician living in Texas) assured them money was no object. “Try and understand that its not money that matter to us but what really matter is to have the right person to occupy our apartment and that was the reason why we are not charging any fee on utilities and

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ong Sik Kim didn’t think such things happened in Canada. That’s why the Chilliwack resident almost fell for a rental scam involving a Garrison Crossing home. It’s an all-too-common scenario for new immigrants who are still learning English and still have some preconceived ideas about how nice Canadians are, according to Kim’s volunteer Chilliwack Learning Community Society (CLCS) tutor Coralea Towler.

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ers had already gotten six or seven pets, alright!” stated one email. Kim, a computer programmer cur- inquiries about the bogus Craigslist rently working as a sushi cook, didn’t rental posting. Needless to say, Kim didn’t wire want to miss out on a great deal, and he was on the verge of wiring a $600 the money to Texas and the house’s “refundable” deposit (keys and doc- owner has since posted a notice on uments would be FedEx-ed as soon Craigslist warning people about the scam. as the money was “Very scary,” said received, Dr. Mary SEE CLCS VIDEO layar Kim about the near Reyes assured him). miss. “I think, here is But he decided to Canada. I think most drive by the house Canadians very kind and reliable. I one last time and saw people inside. He stopped, hoping to get a look didn’t think about it is a scam.” A first language English speaker inside, when a neighbour asked if he would likely have been wary of the was looking to rent the house. “They said owner lived at that awkward grammar and defensive house and they don’t want to rent,” tone of the fraudster’s emails, but Kim said. “They just sell the house, those things are hard for a new Engno rent. If you didn’t send the mon- lish speaker to pick up, Towler said. Kim agreed. ey, please don’t send the money in “If you are native Canadian, it is Texas.” The scammer, it turned out, had no problem,” he said. “Of course you lifted photos of the home from a See SCAM, Page 14 real estate listing, and the real own-

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REEL, from page 1 They get to pick from two or three movies free of charge, and the theatre then offsets its royalty fees with concession sales. “These guys have just been phenomenal,” says Chilliwack Opportunity Society support worker Heidi Glaister, talking to the Times last Friday on the last movie day before the summer break. Glaister says organizations like hers, whose mandate is to help clients realize their full potential in society, run on very tight budgets, and opportunities to partner with local businesses like Cottonwood are invaluable. “It’s everything for groups like ours because we can’t access this kind of stuff,” she says. “Even just the community skill of going to a movie. It’s a little bit closed because the public isn’t here, but it gives them the idea of going to the movie and what you do when you go to a movie and how you behave when you go to a movie, so it’s huge.” Raynor agrees. “That’s why we have the great big lineup, because everybody so much enjoys

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A moviegoer grabs his bag of popcorn at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas’ movie day for adults with intellectual disabilities. programs in the commuordering for themselves,” nity,” says Glaister. she says. “Their carers could For support workers like come and order for them, herself, meanwhile, movie but it takes away from the night also provides a monthexperience.” ly networking opportunity Movie day also gives during which organizations clients, who are sprinkled across the Chilliwack area in can exchange information different programs, a chance and make plans to team up for upcoming field trips. to get together. And sometimes, Glaister “Our guys don’t do Facesays, it’s just nice to get book,” Glaister says, “so this together with people who is what they need, and if we understand her line of work don’t provide a venue for and who know how to help them to do that, do they get out when things go south as it? No.” they sometimes will. With that in mind, orga“They’re not going to call nizers have started inviting 9-1-1 if they don’t have to,” local high school students with disabilities to join them she says with a laugh. on movie days too. “The reality is that this is ◗ For more information going to become their peer about movie night, visit group because, once they www.chilliwackopportunitycome out of high school, society.com. they start going into these

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Sentence in child abuse case slated for July 10 head and sparse goatee beard, the short 29year-old sat with furrowed brow. He looked straight ahead throughout the proceedings, judge in a Chilliwack court said he was only looking down when his lawyer used the “dumbfounded” at defence submis- words “romantic love.” Crown counsel Andrea Ormiston said that sions that a violent pedophile believed he was involved in a romantic relationship on Oct. 4, 2012, the victim’s mother called 91-1 and said she believed her three-year-old with his toddler victim. At a sentencing hearing held June 18 and was being raped by her boyfriend. Police arrived at the downtown Chilliwack 19, the court heard that the man—who cannot be named because of a publication home and interrupted the man sexually assaulting the three-yearban—was raping his stepold girl. daughter daily from when “I struggle with this Mounties subsequently she was two years old. notion of a romantic found the sexual abuse had He also took videos of the begun with touching a year abuse, portions of which relationship based earlier. were shown to a closed court on what I viewed The man’s cellphone was at the hearing. seized and, along with anoth“I struggle with this notion yesterday.” er cellphone and a computer, of a romantic relationship Judge Roger Cutler he was found to be in posbased on what I viewed yessession of 777 images and terday,” Judge Roger Cutler 72 videos that meet the legal said on the second day of the hearing after interrupting defence law- definition of child pornography. He admitted to having more than 10,000 images on his yer Paul Evans. Evans said the man—who has been con- computer but due to technical problems, they victed of sexual assault causing bodily harm were not all able to be retrieved by the RCMP. Ormiston is seeking a sentence of 10 to and possession of child pornography—was himself a victim of child abuse, he has a 12 years in prison. She is asking for seven to diagnosis of pedophilia and “as objectively eight years for sexual assault causing bodily indefensible” as his behaviour was, he saw it harm and three to four years for the child pornography to run consecutively. as romantic love. Evans asked the court for a sentence of “What I would say you had is an individual who is sobbing, crying out for help and would four to six years for the sexual assault and rather be any place else,” Cutler said of the one year for the child pornography. Cutler will hand down his sentence on July man’s victim. “It strikes me he is in denial.” Dressed in a red T-shirt with a shaved 10.

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Funding hasn’t changed SUCCESS, from page 1 But Novak told the Times the district won’t be saving any money by closing the classes at Watson and Little Mountain elementary (the classes will continue at Bernard and McCammon elementary schools). “ The funding has not changed for intervention supports,” she said. “It’s still there. It’s still used for intervention for reading. It just looks different than it did a year ago.” Next year, the district will take the two full-time equivalents (FTEs) of teaching time that went into the classes and spread it out over five different schools. At those schools, teachers with “some skills and knowledge, particularly in the area of early literacy” will have 40 per cent of their time allocated to helping students like Alling’s son in the classroom. Putting extra supports into classrooms instead of pulling kids out and putting them in special programs, is the way of the future in education, according to Novak. “We are one of the last school districts to move away from pulling our at-risk learners out of their home schools, away from their peers, away from what they’re comfortable and familiar with and putting them in a different school and a different setting to provide intervention support,” Novak said. But Alling said the district will be spreading its resources too thin. “Even being at the school, I don’t know how they can dedicate the same amount of time as if they had one concentrated classroom,” she said. She said she hopes the new approach works but doesn’t understand why officials would change a program that worked so well for her son. “If it’s not broken, why fix it?” she said.

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Nick Derksen and Scott Street want to give back to the community with something called “attainable housing.”

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he goal of home ownership is a distant dream for some. For many others it seems like a tantalizing possibility except for one thing: the down payment. Two local men want to make owning a home a real possibility through a new program called Build Chilliwack. The idea is to provide someone who can afford a certain level of mortgage payment with a non-repayable grant to pay for the down payment. Scott Street and Nick Derksen want to give back to the community and give a deserving person or family what they call “attainable housing,” as opposed to cheap or affordable housing. “Basically the down payment comes from each of the trades that are part of the build,” Street explains. The Build Chilliwack program is a partnership between the two men’s business, Summit Pacific Properties and Chilliwack Community Services. “We believe there is a high congruence between our organizational values,” Street said. The Build Chilliwack program is open now to applications from people who have a minimum combined income of $55,000 a year and can handle mortgage payments of approximately $1,750

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a month in addition to paying the legal choose from a selection of lots, likely in fees and other taxes applicable on a Promontory. Chilliwack Community Services (CCS) new home. So isn’t this just a handout to someone executive director James Challman said he is pleased with the concept and the who is already employed? integrity of Derksen “The philosophy and Street. is, for me when we “We want to focus on “We believe that look at applicasomebody that has Summit is genuinetions, I’m thinking ly entering into this about the guy who helped the community as partnership with a lost his job three or opposed to a handout to philosophy of buildfour years ago then sold his house to get someone who has made a ing community, not wealth,” Challman retrained,” Street ton of poor choices.” said. said. “Or someone So why do this? got sick in the famScott Street “We like Chilliily or a person that wack as a commuworks in the comnity and we wanted munity. A lot of community service jobs don’t pay a ton. to continue to build on it,” Street said. . . . We want to focus on somebody that “It’s just who we are.” has helped the community as opposed to a handout to someone who has made ◗ More information about Build Chilliwack is available at www.buildchilliwack. a ton of poor choices.” Through their work at Summit, Derk- com. Closing date for applications is noon sen and Street build houses, and they on Aug. 6. Applications can be downloadhave already got a number of tradespeo- ed from the website or picked up from the ple on board with the project. CCS office at 45938 Wellington Ave. For The two have partnered with a devel- more information call 604-792-4367 or oper, and the chosen applicant will get to email info@buildchilliwack.com.

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s Kinder Morgan seeks feedback about the route for the proposed twinning of its Trans Mountain oil pipeline through Chilliwack, the company has another spill on its hand. The leak of between 20 and 25 barrels—approximately 3,000 to 4,000 litres—of oil was discovered Thursday approximately 40 kilometres east of Hope. The company said there were no safety or health risks identified and no waterways or wildlife were affected. “Site remediation will continue to ensure that the surrounding area is restored to its previous condition,” a Kinder Morgan press release said. “Despite the small volume of oil released, the company response continues to be immediate and thorough with safety as a top priority in protecting people, and the environment as it works toward repairing and bringing the pipeline back into service,” the company said. The pipeline was restarted Thursday evening. The leak came just two weeks after a crack in the line which leaked less than six barrels of oil was discovered near Merritt, . Meanwhile, the company is looking for feedback about routing options for the pipeline twinning project through Chilliwack up until July 9. The $5.4-billion project See PIPELINE Page 14

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don’t know if this thought came to me while I was watching the guy in the rust-red pickup fishtail through a left hand turn on a stale yellow light, or when the driver of the silver luxury sedan almost ran me over in the crosswalk, or when someone in a hatchback almost ripped off my front fender while I was motionless at a red light. This is my big idea for the day: bad drivers are idiots. I know, not exactly revolutionary. But it could be! When in traffic court, the police, Crown lawyers, judges, and witnesses all have to use polite language. The defendant. The driver. Mr. So-and-So. Ms. Whatshername. What if we changed the wording on a driver’s license once a person accumulated a certain number of points for traffic violations? Bad drivers already pay more for their insurance if they rack up points for speeding, driving recklessly, blowing through stop signs, and so forth. So if they hit 10 points, they’re compelled to also get a new driver’s licence. On it will be their new title: Licensed Driver (Idiot). Imagine the delightful change in traffic court when police are testifying. Crown: Please describe for the court exactly what the idiot did. Mountie: Well your honour, the idiot sped through a stop sign and almost ran over a cyclist who

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Be Our Guest had the right of way. Then, while we were just getting the lights and sirens going, the idiot went through a school zone at 70. We followed him for half a kilometre before he noticed our lights and finally pulled over, because the idiot was playing a book on tape of The Secret at full volume. Crown: And is that idiot in this courtroom today? Mountie: Yes, it’s that idiot right over there. Aside from the entertainment value for reporters, the public, and officers of the court, this could have at least as much of a chilling effect as more tickets. No one likes to be told they’re an idiot. But some people clearly are idiots, not because of their IQ or their education, but because of their behaviour. You can be a MENSA member with a six-figure salary and be an idiot on the road each and every day, while there are plenty of folks out there who never finished high school who drive with care for others. Being an idiot behind the wheel has very little to do with actual intelligence. It has to do with selfcentredness, a lack of empathy,

and a failure to imagine the consequences of one’s actions. I suggest the following scale for drivers in B.C. If successful, we could maybe export it to other provinces and countries. ◗ Twit - Five points on the licence. If you drive without incident for a year, your status as a Twit will be expunged. ◗ Idiot - 10 points or more on a licence. At this point you’re already paying some pretty hefty ICBC premiums, but that obviously fails to drive home the lesson for some people. Will be expunged by three years of safe driving. ◗ Freakin’ Idiot - 15 or more points on a licence. Congratulations, you’ve graduated from being a garden-variety idiot. Will be reduced to Idiot by a year of safe driving. ◗ Moronic menace - 20 or more licence points. Cannot be revoked, but after five years of safe driving, a notation will be added to your licence saying you are a retired menace. ◗ Future killer - 30 or more points. You are so clearly a danger to yourself and others every time you sit behind the wheel of a car that it’s only a matter of time before you kill or maim someone. ◗ Murderous Fool - If you ever get your licence back after killing someone with your car, this is your designation for life. ◗ Mattew Claxton is a reporter with the LangleyAdvamce.

ith school behind us and summer parties stretching ahead, it’s a good time to give parents a nudge about not providing their kids with access to alcohol. Every year, area hospitals treat hundreds of teens for alcohol poisoning and accidents related to the effects of alcohol. The vast majority of those stats relate to alcohol poisoning. Young brains are not fully formed until approximately the age of 20 or 21. Recent research suggests that young binge drinkers—and binge drinking is the typical pattern—can permanently damage that part of the brain that moderates behaviour in social situations. In other words: lose control at a young age and you dramatically increase the odds of always being at risk of losing control. Knowing this, of course, our health authority and the police wish to limit societal damage. Dealing with it after the fact is expensive both in human and financial terms. Nevertheless, we have to wonder why the health authority claims 80 per cent of Vancouver area teenagers get alcohol from adults. This sensationalism lacks context. “Adults” are not always parents. Surely older brothers, sisters and friends are the more likely source of bootlegged liquor. We have trouble believing that the vast majority of parents are buying fruity vodka drinks for their underaged kids every Friday night. And has anyone heard of fake ID? It’s an industry in high school. Frankly, booze is readily available to any teen who wants it. Modelling how to handle it is as important as who you hand it to.

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Early success program is key

Editor: I would like to tell you part of a true story with a happy outcome. The whole story will not be completed for years—he’s a work in progress. At the early age of five, my son was diagnosed with dyslexia. With the help and support of family, friends and teachers, we tutored and helped this little guy through Grade 2 in the public school system. After that he started at a new school in Maple Ridge—James Cameron, a school that specialized in teaching children with learning disabilities using phonics and the Orton-Gillingham method. For three years we drove Bradley daily to school, including mandatory summer school. This schooling provided him with the necessary tools he would need to be able to continue in the public school system. I can’t begin to thank all the people who have contributed to Bradley’s success. And I would like them to know that he has just graduated form BCIT with a diploma in electrical engineering and an automation option—with distinction— along with several scholarships. He is now in the process of being employed by a significant company in his career choice. The basis of Bradley’s education was phonics—specifically the Orton-Gillingham method. By the time Brad had finished his three years at James Cameron, he was reading the Harry Potter books on his own. I find it very frustrating to hear that our school district’s director of instruction has cancelled the early success program. This is a program that teaches phonetically, including the Orton-Gillingham method. They have let go two teachers who have, on their own initiative, broadened their teaching abilities to include these methods. My child will never speak or write French. And it is very nice that the French immersion children are being taken care of. But what about our obligation as a school district and society to provide children with learning disabilities the basic right of an education that teaches them to read?

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Now this is a happy story. It has a happy ending. My child is happy and can read and follow his dreams. And I am happily out of the public school system that sits back and plays games of politics with our children’s future. Jennifer and Francis Hylkema Chilliwack

uted. There are no easy answers to our transportation problems but making villains out of our working people and “taxing them blind” is not the answer. Jack Carradice Chilliwack

Be the Change Need to improve very thankful transportation Editor: Sardis Secondary’s Be Editor: Most of the people who talk about getting other people out of their cars and using some other form of transportation are idealistic dreamers. Our society has evolved around the automobile over the past 100 years and that is reality. Most people have few, if any, reasonable options to the car and changing that is really extremely difficult if not economically impossible. The people driving their cars to work and on business are the contributing members of our society. They are the people that are paying the taxes, supporting their families and driving our economy. We need to do everything in our power to make life easier for these people. Constantly laying guilt trips on our working people and taxing them at every turn has to stop. We need better highway systems and improvements to traffic flow and more and less-costly parking. Paying for these improvements must be spread evenly across all segments of society. Improving the movement of goods and the people who are doing the work benefits our society as a whole so the costs should be evenly distrib-

the Change Committee would like to thank all of the volunteers and donors who helped support our student-led and initiated projects during the 2012-2013 academic year, including the Breakfast Club, Social Justice Art Project, Clothing Exchange, Hygiene Product Bank, School Supply Exchange, Operation Fairly Godmother, Ecomaniacs, Community Club, Multicultural Club, and the Lion’s Club Pop Can Tab collection. We would especially like to thank the following donors, in no particular order: Cottonwood Mall’s Cobs Bread, the Chilliwack Optimist Club, the Alton Family, the Vander Wyk Family; Laurel Morden and Sandi Williams, Sardis secondary’s PAC, the Oasis Outreach Society, and Marilyn (who donates our juice). Sardis secondary’s Be the Change Committee

The broken window theory Editor: The broken window theory was popularize 35 years ago as a way to look at cities holistically by taking care of the small things like clean-

ing up the litter, graffiti, broken windows, etc. This type of presentation entices crime, social problems, and is unfriendly to education. If we don’t take care of the small things, these issue manifest into bigger issues. It’s good to hear the city is considering changing bylaws to clamp down on property investors who sit on a piece of property without cleaning these eyesores up. In the long run this will help to minimize our social, police, and ambulance issues in the downtown core of Chilliwack. Phill Bruce, paramedic and public safety advisory committee member

Need to keep things cleaner Editor: Two to three times a week I go for nature walks along the Chilliwack River, and there has never been a time where I haven’t come back with a grocery bag full of garbage not to mention my pockets being full as well. Now I know there are three river cleanups a year, however, they are two to three months apart from each other and start midway during that year. The effect that these cleanups have is practically invisible when the other 362 days of the year surround it. Pollution is not seasonal. The majority of the garbage that is used to display the results of the river cleanups is most of the time from the previous days of that week. There are 49 more weeks that year that the pollution gets dragged down and accumulates in the river. This means that fish and other animal habitats become contaminated and who knows, maybe cause the animals to evacuate them and find another place to reside. This is supposed to be beautiful B.C. we live in yet it is too much for us to maintain an effective river cleanup schedule. Once a month should be the minimum if not then on a weekly basis, but we make an event out of it instead of treating it as a responsibility. Cole Pollard Chilliwack

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Johnston for Members of the paid-on-call for this time, during the William full-tim found pink work for and gynecologist luncheons and the project better inforthan obstetrician birth in 1998. aker Adam Frey recently entire run, they meets weekly for to discuss duringeher dangerousof care at which time the becaus more the standardters” tape along the failed to engages in cultural activities in had breaching flagging he .” must sultation process found firefigh the decision and career2009 trial that work on be available gets to that point, said they have tried at any time The initial available to leading to worries mation will be paged the project to their surgical staff was readily when a for- community, y to meet with the BY CORNELIA NAYLOR begin. a backup ensurecan project would soon If and when face opposition unsuccessfull cnaylor@chilliwacktimes.com Page 3 caesarean byFIREFIGH TER,section will issue and now official told the Times the child the ver deliver WindRiver resolve photo help A to See board WindRi Ryan Bayes their ver Kay“pre-consultaceps procedure failed. appealed that decision in 2011, have no choice but to make the project is in the the Vancou ore local students are plans. represents r Recreation in Can- grievance public. 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Vehicles and just completely over- respectful,” CEG president Virginia ada’s McCall said the Tamihi and IP on Tamihi but the Chilliwack school district Council (ORC)provides an econom wned overjoyed large rapidrivers BY STEPHANIE of creeks really g action Joe said of the board, “and in our still lags almost seven per cent hundreds ium Pre-O “We’re in for runs Zig-Zag, a that are threat- The Province treasure that ck area. launched the court Prem Pricin who biggest et the Ediger, of said kayaker one province is A whelmed,” around the behind the provincial grad-rate to the Chilliwa and had even begun culture respect Page 4 Live Mark Chilliwack in herat behalf of her daughter, See POWER, only things that we talk about.” ened by such projects. average, according to 2011-12 staand in 2008 on assidy Ediger’s bedroom when Cassidy was projannouncing flower-shaped lights, discussing legal action “They’re called run-of-river tistics released last week. The Jan. 30 letter home is filled with mistotal proa group almost blue. three. ects [but] that is off our shoulders the dissolution of the The district saw a 3.3 per cent the walls are painted Instead, he ing for nearly half of the 28,076 huge burden lifted a Tiffany box,” for the board’s “It’s aacross nomer,” McCall said. off much BY PAUL J. 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Community Games guild

Drop in to the Yarrow Library July 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. to play some cool board games and enjoy some pizza with the Yarrow Youth Games Guild. For details call Susan at 604-793-7238.

Grief programs offered

The Chilliwack Grief Support Network 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 Spouses and Partners Grief Network meets every Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. The Parents’ Grief Network meets once a month through the summer and biweekly afterwards. For more information call 604793-7239.

Car clubbers wanted

The Chilliwack Chapter of the Vintage Car Club of Canada meets the first Tuesday of each month (July 2) at 7:30 p.m. at the Atchelitz Threshermen’s building on Luckakuck Way. Newcomers welcome. For details call Barb or Ross at 604-824-1807.

Summer nature camps

July and August are exciting months at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve. Kids ages five to 12 are invited to sign up for the reserve’s exciting summer camps and family art workshops. For more information, visit www. chilliwackblueheron.com or email herons@shawbiz.ca.

GBT 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 (July 26) at 7:30 p.m. For information and location, please call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.

Community events To include your event, contact Tyler Olsen at tolsen@ chilliwacktimes.com. Put your event on our digital calendar by visiting www.chilliwacktimes.com.

Shoppe open

Due to popular demand, the Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shoppe, at 9236 Main St., will be open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shopping. Donations also accepted. The shop is also looking for volunteers who are willing to work three-hour shifts once or twice a week. For more info phone Mary at 604-795-5596

Senior vets drop-in

Chilliwack Senior Veterans Drop-in, at 9233 Main St., has a range of activities weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. They include carpet bowling on Mondays, crib on Friday, and bingo on Monday and Friday. The kitchen is open daily. Call 604-792-5850 for more info.

Literacy volunteers needed

Join the Chilliwack Learning Community Society for a free workshop and explore what family literacy means, why outreach matters, why reading to and with children is important, and what quality literature is. The society needs literacy volunteers to: facilitate Marci’s family literacy workshops; attend the Ladybug Book Bins; and read and tutor in the community. Contact Debbie Denault, Chilliwack Learning Community Society, to register at debbied@chilliwacklearning. com or 604-392-2404.

Suicide/Homicide support

The Chilliwack Hospice Society’s Suicide/Homicide Grief Support Group meets Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. To register or for further information, call Lucy at the Chilliwack Hospice Society at

604-795-4660.

Senior rec centre activities

The Chilliwack Senior Recreation Centre, at 9400 College St., is open Monday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is something for everybody as the centre has a full kitchen, dance floor, pool tables, carpet bowling, cards and more. Drop by to pick up a schedule, enjoy lunch or coffee, meet new friends and have a good time. Phone 604-7924549 for more information.

Photo contest

The seventh annual Friends of the Library Photo Contest has kicked off. All amateur photographers from Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz and Yarrow are invited to showcase their talent. Photos must have been taken in the Fraser Valley between Autumn 2012 and August 2013. There are four age groups open to the public and two categories—seasonal/places and people/animals—within each age group. For more information, pick up an entry at the Chilliwack, Sardis and Yarrow libraries.

Lose to Win Challenge Starts July 1, 2013

If your pet is chubby and would benefit from slimming down – this is the program for them. • Limited number of complimentary weight loss consultation appointments available • Sign up for the program and purchase a bag of weight loss food receive a second bag for FREE! • At the half way point to your pets goal weight receive a FREE bag of treats! • First 6 contestants to sign up receive a bag of goodies including free food, treats and a $10 coupon toward future purchases. Every contestant is entered to win one of two gift baskets full of great pet products.

Rug hooking

Traditional rug hookers meet every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre, at 9400 College St. Instructor available, if desired, with lessons. Come by and see the beautiful work. Call Betty Lou at 604-824-4095

Senior fitness

Senior Resource Society hosts a fitness class Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Call 604-7939979 or visit the office at 9291 Corbould St.

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he Green Exchange keeps useful items out of the landfill through frugal creativity. It is run on most Tuesdays. You are welcome to submit concise, money-free listings. To place listings contact Meaghan Muller at 604-613-0327 or megmuller@hotmail.ca or Terri Dargatz at 604-791-3590 or terlyndar@hotmail.com. Remember to put “Green Exchange” in the subject line (you must also pick up the items yourself).

The Green Exchange Free Sofa bed couch, queen size. Love seat, leather/ material fabric. Call 604824-9872. Levelor window shade 55.5 by 78 inches, white, still in package. Ikea wardrobe. Call 604-795-3077. Kenmore dishwasher

works but the plug end needs fixing. Call 604-7911700. Wool to give to the lady who donates it to other countries who are in need. Call 604-823-6620. Wanted A baby change table. Call 604-392-6317. Small kitchen table, microwave, some furniture, like a loveseat or couch or chair, night stand, book shelf, living room tables. Call 604-799-6130.

Flying high after Pie Day success

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t was a record-setting day for fundraising at the annual Pie Day held Thursday at the Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop. Last year, Pie Day raised more than $3,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. This year, owners the Good sisters, Judi, Jacqueline and Tracey, along with their staff, were aiming to get over the $4,000 mark. What a surprise it was when they added up the day’s receipts. In total, the Chilliwack Airport Coffee Shop raised more than $5,445.23 with more than 336 slices of pie and 216 whole pies being sold. One hundred per cent of every pie sold went straight to the Terry Fox Foundation and its

search for a cure. For a small coffee shop that relies on a single oven to bake all their pies, it was an overwhelming response. “We cannot thank everyone enough, this year was a record year,” the sisters said. “Tuesday was a very emotional, overwhelming and fantastic day. Our pie sales wouldn’t have been a success without all of you.” Rollie Fox, Terry’s father, also came out to Pie Day and assisted the Good sisters throughout the day. ◗ For more information about the Terry Fox Foundation, visit www.terryfox.org.

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News PIPELINE, from page 7 amounts to a near tripling of the 1,150-kilometre pipeline’s capacity from 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 890,000 bpd. Consultation on routing for the twinned pipe started in May in Alberta, and the company has asked for feedback community by community heading west. At the website at talk.transmountain.com/ chilliwack the company says the existing pipeline route is preferred for these reasons: “Avoids additional rights-of-way within the community; Vedder River can be protected through horizontal directional drilling; and SCAM, from page 3 know English not good. Maybe you think that is a scam of something. . . . We just trust.” But Kim’s English was good enough to communicate with the neighbour who tipped him off to the scam. “My English getting better,” he said. “In February—terrible.” February is when CLCS hooked Kim up with two volunteer tutors or OWLs (Outreach Workers for Literacy), who each provide an hourand-a-half of tutoring per week free of charge. For Towler, who’s volunteered with the program since 2008, the work is rewarding.

Seek feedback Fraser Valley agricultural resources can be protected during construction.” One commenter on the company’s site has said he or she lives on Montcalm Road and will be directly impacted by the construction. “What could happen if you don’t find an alternative route?” the person asked. In response, someone who claims to be a retired pipeline inspector said that oil pipelines are low pressure and are far less dangerous than gas pipelines.

Free of charge “I learn a lot from them,” she said of her clients, “and I certainly learn a lot about courage and determination.” In return, she helps her charges develop English skills that, to her, are “as basic as food.” And Kim? How have his impressions of Canada and Canadians changed through his rental-scam experience? “Still I like Canada and I like the Canadians,” he said. ◗ For more info about CLCS or the OWL program, visit www.chilliwacklearning.com.

Santa may take a vacation... but hunger never does!

PROPERTY TAX NOTICES REMINDER This is a reminder to all City of Chilliwack taxpayers that taxes are due Tuesday July 2, 2013. For your convenience, the City tax office will be open from 8:00 – 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday from June 24 to July 2, except July 1, 2013. Payment may also be made at most financial institutions up to and including July 2 or through automated bank machines until June 24. A drop box is available at the front door of the City Hall after hours. If mailing your payment, please be sure to allow adequate delivery time. A penalty of 5% will be applied to current taxes unpaid after midnight of July 2, 2013 and a further 5% will be applied after Aug 1, 2013. Home owners who live on their property should be sure to claim the Home Owner’s Grant by completing the Home Owner Grant application on the front bottom portion of the tax notice on or before July 2, 2013. Home owner’s grants may also be claimed online, and property account information may be viewed online, at www.mychilliwack.com If you bought property in 2013 but didn’t receive a tax notice, please confirm that the 2013 taxes are paid. If you did not receive a notice, please contact our office immediately. Provincial legislation requires payment of taxes by July 2, 2013 with or without a notice. If you have any questions about your property tax bill, or property taxes in general, please call 604-792-9498.

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Over 5,000 people in our community are being assisted through our food bank. 30% of that number are families with children

LEASE GIVE P Look for our volunteers dressed in Hawaiian attire and our famous kettles. Locations throughout Chilliwack. All monies collected will go directly to our Food Bank. For every $1 raised, $3 of food can be purchased. or To make a food donation find our barrels at • Visions One Hour in Cottonwood Mall • The Chilliwack Times • Your local Grocery Store. The Chilliwack Food bank is the only registered foodbank in Chilliwack registered with Food Bank B.C.


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INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Announcements ...............................................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

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Obituaries

NELLES, Murray

Sept. 24, 1961 – June 22, 2013

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Murray Ernest Nelles. He leaves to mourn his wife, Karen, sons Kurtis and Kole, his mother Norma, sister Ruth (Larry) and brother Stuart. He was predeceased by his sister Chris and his father Keith. He also leaves behind his in-laws Ed and Judy Hopko and nieces and nephews Gillian (Trevor), Karl (Michelle), Adam, Jack, Samantha and Andi as well as many friends and co-workers. His best friends Dick and Tony will surely miss him. Murray was full of life, he loved woodworking and was currently making planter boxes to raise money for the M.S. Society. He enjoyed riding his bike, walks with his family and dogs and spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him. There will be no service by request. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the M.S. Society of Canada or to any children’s charity. Henderson’s Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 604-792-1344. www.hendersonsfunerals.com.

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Albert Gordon, in his 67th year, peacefully entered into rest at Glacier View Lodge in Comox, BC on June 14, 2013, surrounded by love. Al was predeceased by his parents Hartley McCulloch, and James and Monica Stoddard. He is survived by his loving wife Lynn, his children Shawna (Dale), Brady (Hilary), and Ben; his beloved grandchildren Mia and Ty, his siblings Mary (Bill), Bonnie, Sherry (Bill), John, Jim, and several nieces and nephews. Al was born in Vancouver, BC on November 27, 1946. He served our country for 30 years in the Air Force in the physical education and recreation trade. One of his titles was Athletic Director at Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario in the late '80s. Al loved sports, everything about sports. From coaching to participating, volunteering or just spectating, he loved sports. He taught us all so many life lessons, and he handled his two illnesses with such grace and dignity. A proud, strong and courageous man, we take solace in knowing he is in a better place, pain free. The entire family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at Glacier View Lodge for their amazing care and compassion. The family will have a private Celebration of Life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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Farm Workers

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General Employment

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EXPERIENCED PARTS PERSON required for a progressive auto/industrial supplier. Hired applicant will receive top wages, full benefits and RRSP bonuses plus moving allowances. Our 26,000ft2 store is located 2.5 hours N.E. of Edmonton, Alberta. See our community at LacLaBicheRegion.com. Send resume to: Sapphire Auto, Box 306, Lac La Biche, AB, T0A 2C0. Email: hr@sapphireinc.net.

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Glacier Media Group makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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6008-02

SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788

6020

RARE CUSTOM built 2146 sq ft rancher in very desirable Sardis Park neighbourhood. 3 large bedrooms plus den, 2 1/2 baths. Master bedroom boasting 2 large walk-in closets, ensuite with walkin tub. Rec Room with gas fp. 5 appl., new furnace, A/C, HWT, elec air filter. and new thermal windows and wooden blinds. Huge garage, lots of storage, crawlspace. Workshop. Rear yard access, RV parking. 12 x 24 covered patio in back yard. .23 acre. Asking $479,900. 604-858-8354.

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

S. Surrey/ White Rock

6020-14

www.PitStopLoans.com 604-777-5046

Lots & Acreage

PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

6508

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3100mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

Apt/Condos

HOUSE RENTALS 604-793-2200

11 bdrm bdrm 22 level level Twnhse, Twnhse, 650 650 sq. sq. ft., ft., F/S F/S –– $$575 575 $ 11 bdrm F/S, 500 bdrm Agassiz Agassiz F/S, coin coin laundry laundry –– $$500 11 bdrm F/S, heat incl – $550 bdrm apt apt F/S, heat incl – 550 1 bdrm condo@NewMark 6 appl, gas incl – $$650 1 bdrm condo@NewMark 6 appl, gas incl –$ 650 1 bdrm suite F/S, newly reno’d, incl util – $650 11 bdrm suite Modular, F/S, newly reno’d, incl util – $650 bdrm+den 45+ complex, Sardis – $850 12 bdrm bdrm+den Modular, 45+ complex, apt Heat incl, in town,Sardis F/S –– $850 700 $ 22 bdrm+den bdrm apt condo Heat incl, in town, F/S – 700 6 appl, 1 blk to hosp – $1100 $ 22 bdrm+den blk toheathospincl––$1100 bdrm apt condo 6 appl, 1F/S, 650 $ bdrmsuite apt 650 32 bdrm F/S,F/S, utiliheat ties inincl cl ––$1200 34 bdrm es incl – $$1200 bdrmsuite house 5 appl., F/S,uti garage,litiSardis 1400 4 bdrm house heritage 5 appl.,F/S,garage, D/W, 2Sardis baths – $1400 1300 ...........

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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

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6505

Apartments & Condos

2BDRM/1BTH CONDO newly renovated in HHS. W/D, F/ S, DW, Gas F/P. Pets OK. Ref Required. $850 plus damage dep. Minimum 1 yr lease. Avail. 1 July. Call: Peter @ 604-796-0186

6508

6508

Apt/Condos

CHWK at the Vibe. Beautiful DELUXE gr flr 2 BR, 2 bath, 6 appls, 900sf, gated 2 prkg, Mtn view. NS/NP. Avail Aug 1. $875. Ref. 1-604-861-6303

Apt/Condos

6515

Duplexes - Rent

5 BD 3 bth large 2 storey ½ duplex (Chwk). Lrg dbl dtched garage, fncd yard, close to schools, bus stop, dwntwn, small pet only. Avail July 1 $1300 + dd. 604-798-0831

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Recreation Property

6065

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LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,300 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

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6052

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

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NEW SRI 1152 sf, 3 BR, dbl wide $79,700. New 14 wide $59,900, 2 BR, 1 bath. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-240-5400 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

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Mobile Homes

2.75 ACRE executive lot Chwk Mtn build your dream home View! View! $389K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5641

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

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6030

Langley/ Aldergrove

Borrow Up To $25,000

No Credit Checks! Cash same day, local office

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt ste $515,000 firm 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

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

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

Richmond

6035

Surrey

Chilliwack

Chilliwack

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

6008-42

Houses - Sale

Houses - Sale

6020-06

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

6008-28

6020

6020-34

Abbotsford

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

6008-06

For Sale by Owner

6015

EARN UP TO $177,000 if you have the courage to look, and look younger. www.177277377.com

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PB KANE Corso ready, m/f, dew claws/tails, 1st/2nd shots, deworm, $1300, 604-802-8480

6008

Financial Services

5035

5060

SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $499 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.

Business Services

5017

REAL ESTATE

• 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

6540

Houses - Rent

1 BDRM rancher $745/m. Avail now. Ph 604-792-0232

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F/S, D/W, 2 baths – $1300

6605

Townhouses - Rent We have 7 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly”

NEWLY RENOVATED $990 per month + utilities

3 BR = 11/2 Baths - 2 Levels 1,100 sq.ft. and a fenced back yard For more info call Mike at 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: wb@raamco.ca WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack. BC Move-In Incentive! Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family-Oriented.


AUTOMOTIVE 6540

Houses - Rent

1 BDRM 504 sq ft Carriage home/ suite (Garrison Village). Quiet & safe location, Incl: heat, power, water, basic cable, waste pick-up, laundry & kitchen equip. $800/mo. Avail July 1. No pets. D/D req’d - $400.00. Ph Denis at 604-824-1902 or 604-798-0217

9102

Auto Finance

A1 AUTO LOANS. Good, Bad or No Credit - No problem. We help with rebuilding credit & also offer a first time buyer program. Call 1-855-957-7755.

Have it recycled properly

Shared Accommodation

6595-17

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Chilliwack

ROOMATE REQ’D 2 rooms avail, $575 large, $500 small, util+net inc, no smoking, 1/2 damage dep required. 604-702-0431

6602

6615

HIGHEST PRICES PAID

Suites/Partial Houses

3 BDRM, 1st Month Free!! 1400sf bsmt ste, 5 appl, n/s, $1150/mo incl utils. Aug 1. 604-807-2290

9110

Collectibles & Classics

1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-795-3344

9125

Domestic

604-792-1221

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Sports & Imports

1996 FORD Mustang, black with grey interior,45,000 kms – original owner, 6 cyl., auto; AC; pw; pl; 10 disc CD changer. Excellent condition. $8,995. Call 604-671-5135

2011 HYUNDAI Accent GL, 4 door, loaded, 54,000km, selling wholesale $8,695 604-793-5520

9522

RV’s/Trailers

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9160

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Wanted To Rent

Space Wanted to Rent for Covered Motor Home Storage, 50x10 with 14ft door, w/30amp serv. 604-921-4086 lv msg

Scrap Car Removal

Has your vehicle reached the end of its useful life?

2 BDRM rancher 3 appl incl, no w/d, close to ament., lge garage & yard. N/s, small pet ok, $1150/m, avail Aug 1. Ph 604-807-2147

6595

9145

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1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $4,950. 778-737-3890

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

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HOME SERVICES 8055

Cleaning

8160

Lawn & Garden

HOUSE CLEANER $20/hr. Comm/ Resid 604-819-0203 www.peachycleanchilliwack.com

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8125

Gutter Cleaning & Repairs

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

8135

604-RUBBISH - ’’ We do all the loading & cleanup and we remove almost anything'' 604-782-2474

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PERFECT FOR LAWNS & GARDENS Also Available

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Renovations & Home Improvement

Summer 10% OFF Special Exterior Repainting

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Hauling

8240

A-1

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Gutters

Painting/ Wallpaper

PAINT CO.

Electrical

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

8195

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8250

Roofing

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

Family owned & operated since 1962

604-792-1479

July 2/13

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8225

ACROSS

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37. Equalled 15 rupees

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A20 TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2013 CHILLIWACK TIMES

Mark’s Annual Summer

TENT SALE!

EVERYTHING IN THE TENT

50 IS UP TO

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OFF

LADIES SHIRTS $ 99

LADIES PANTS/ SCRUBS SHORTS $ 99-$ 99 $ 99-$ 99

MEN’S T-SHIRTS $ 99

MEN’S LONG SLEEVED SHIRTS $ 99

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MEN’S POLOS $ 99

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NEW ITEMS ARRIVE DAILY IN THE TENT CUSTOM EMBROIDERY SHOP ON SITE! FREE hemming on jeans and casual pants purchased at Chilliwack location.

Next to Bus Depot

604-858-4199 OPEN 8:30am - 9pm M-F 9am - 6pm SAT 10am - 6pm SUN

CHILLIWACK TO VANCOUVER

TO HOPE

VEDDER RD

45737 Luckakuck Way,

SUPERSTORE BUS DEPOT

LUCKAKUCK SARDIS

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Chilliwack Times July 2 2013