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May Queen to preside over weekend fair in Ladner
Carlyn Chase of English Bluff Elementary (centre), who was chosen as May Queen Tuesday evening, will be joined by her court for the parade and crowning ceremony Sunday afternoon. The 117th edition of Ladner Pioneer May Days gets underway this evening and continues throughout the weekend at Memorial Park. See story on Page 5 and details at www.delta-optimist.com.
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Parents hoping the school bussing program can be saved have put forward a new proposal to the Delta school board. A large contingent, angry and concerned, packed a board meeting Tuesday evening to continue to voice their displeasure about the elimination of the program, citing safety concerns and the lack of adequate public transit in rural areas. The board approved a series of budget cuts a few weeks ago,
including elimination of bussing for most students. To make up for a phased $728,000 transportation funding cut from Victoria, the district eliminated rural service, but maintained it for special needs students. “Just to reiterate, there are no sidewalks, there are no streetlights,” Cheryl Ross told trustees. “There are no traffic control lights to intersections and there are deep ditches, and there’s heavy traffic and transport trucks and commercial vehicles that go up Highway See BUS page 3
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The Tsawwassen First Nation is rediscovering its rich culture and heritage. Despite the major development and economic changes on the horizon, which will soon alter the face of the First Nation, many in the community recognized a need to incorporate a cultural aspect as part of that change, so they don’t leave something important behind. It was one of the campaign platforms of new Chief Bryce Williams, a young carver who promised members there would be greater efforts to revive the TFN’s culture. “I am also confident that we as a community, youth, elders and all members, can revive and rebuild our language and culture together. The youth are our next generation of leaders to come and we need to focus on them so we can assist and encourage them to learn and embrace their traditions along with getting a strong education,” Williams said. One of the members who has taken on that role is Valerie Cross-Blackett, manager of government services, who’s helping integrate many of the traditions into 21st century gov-
ernance. She had additional cultural elements introduced as part of the TFN’s legislative sessions, which already had a ceremonial aspect. The opening legislative session last fall saw the new squiquel, otherwise known as the legislative chair, receive a new ceremonial sash. The squiquel also received his own “talking feather.” It means he does not have to wait for the legislature’s feather that’s passed among members to be handed to him in order to speak. The young feather runner also received special ceremonial sash. It’s just one example of the efforts underway to bring back traditions. “My perspective on it is that it’s a reclaiming of government. The things that were historically taken away from First Nations and aboriginals in their governments’ abilities was huge part of their culture,” said Cross-Blackett. “So if we’re going to be claiming self-government, something we want to move forward with, part of that is going to be reclaiming lost cultural practices and that will be the core of reclaiming our identity, which was also clearly lost throughout Canada in a lot of the aboriginal communities.”
Cross-Blackett said her role is also to seek out advice from elders to create a blend of traditional and modern government. If you know who you are and where you come from, she said, you’ll find strength in moving forward and facing challenges. “It will give that sense
when you are debating difficult issues, it gives people that connection to be able to debate them in a healthy manner, rather than an angry manner, which can happen when people get passionate about their views. I think our culture allows us to have that atmosphere.
“It’s clearly part of who I am. I want to contribute to the success of our First Nation. I believed in the treaty and I believe in moving forward. Now, I believe in the government working towards a selfsufficient, healthy in all ways First Nation, so they can be break that cycle of
dependency, be a part of the economy and work towards restoring the historical pride of our members. I want to make sure we have those opportunities to succeed and reclaim ourselves.” Some other elements added to government include involving the community in different aspects and bringing in elders for prayer. Cross-Blackett said young people in the community have approached her asking to be feather runners in upcoming legislative sessions, which shows an increasing interest. Cross-Blackett said the TFN doesn’t want to simply be another level of government, but something unique. Meantime, the TFN’s language and culture department recently announced to members that it will be starting youth and adult language classes. Members are asked to bring their drums and clappers. The TFN is hosting a community Celebration for National Aboriginal Day on Friday, June 21. That date had been chosen as National Aboriginal Day because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice and because many aboriginal groups mark that day as a time to celebrate their heritage.
hours. Noting parents were never given adequate time to work with the district to come up with creative solutions, Brad Sherwin presented a proposal in which the district would extend the program for at least one more year in the hope something can be worked out. Parents would also pay $200 for the year, a little less with each additional child. “Now that the decision has been made, we’re in a position of having to find alternatives in a very difficult situation for a lot
of parents in a very short time,” Sherwin said. Speaking on behalf of another group of parents, Sherwin noted the cancellation occurred during the provincial election period, eliminating any opportunity to push Delta’s case in Victoria. “It gives us as parents the opportunity to lobby the province to review its position and our unique geography, and doing this in a way that’s respectful, without going over there with pitchforks,” Sherwin said. Chair Laura Dixon, noting the budget process was a difficult one but is now concluded, said the district will answer the ques-
tions and looks forward to working with parents. The response offered little assurance to some at the meeting, who said afterward the board didn’t seem interested in the proposal. Also attending the meeting was Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington, who had been invited by parents and has been asked to lobby the school board and provincial government. Huntington expressed angst when Sherwin showed her a spreadsheet outlining how the new provincial rural funding formula was based on distance from the City of Vancouver, which means metropolitan Victoria is provided with funding,
while rural Ladner gets none. Meanwhile, the school board faces a possible human rights complaint from Connor Stewart, a Grade 8 student at South Delta Secondary who lives in Boundary Bay and is deaf. His mother, Jeannie Stewart, told the Optimist although Connor is designated as special needs by the province, the school district made its own arbitrary decision which special needs kids are entitled to bus service and which ones aren’t. She said he has already talked to a lawyer and the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal about filing a complaint.
A school board spokesperson told the Optimist once a new cabinet is sworn in, trustees will repeat their invitation for the minister of education to visit Delta. As far as helping parents find other transportation options, the district held a meeting last week in Tsawwassen and one in North Delta this week. Possible options include a list of licensed daycares, a community bussing option, where parents could rent a bus, or carpooling. Mayor Lois Jackson offered to present the district’s recommendations to TransLink for increased public bus service for school children.
BUS from page 1 10, where our children would have to walk to school. “They can’t walk, they can’t ride their bikes, the distance is too dangerous for our children to safely get to school. It’s just as dangerous for an adult to walk to school,” she said. Speaking on behalf of a group of East Ladner families, Ross said they looked into hiring their own private bus but the cost is simply too high. She added daycare is not an option for her son, who is 12, while it’s asking too much for parents to find new jobs with different
Valerie Cross-Blackett is one of the Tsawwassen First Nation members helping to re-introduce cultural traditions.
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nized,” she says. “This Marchand was is a real disease.” forced to close Lyme disease is an her business inflammatory infection after 24 years, caused by a bacteria she lost the that spreads to humans ability to paint through tick bites. and is no longer The disease has a able to enterlong-ranging list of tain, socialize potential symptoms, and engage in many of which can the community, also be attributed to something she other health issues. relished doing in Common symptoms the past. include chronic “It was terriPHOTO COURTESY THE CANADIAN LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION headaches, sweating/ A bite from an infected tick can lead to Lyme dis- fying to struggle chills, sore joints and ease. in vain on conmuscles, palpitations, vince doctors of She says she has lost the tremors, neck stiffness, the seriousness ability to organize and track of my symptoms,” she says. numbness, blurred vision, her banking and finansensitivity to light and Marchand hopes the sounds, digestive problems, cial information, and now upcoming workshop will and memory/speech/balance has difficulty processing spread awareness and help information, understanding problems. those who are also strugconcepts and conveying The total number of posgling with Lyme, or suspect thoughts. She has lost 20 sible symptoms exceeds 70 they might have the disease. per cent of her body weight and ranges from physical The free session is on and now must follow a to mental and neurological Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 strict diet to ensure she is problems. p.m. at the Little House in “During the most painful getting enough nutrients. Tsawwassen (5061-12th At its worst, Marchand and debilitating period of Ave.). experiences excruciating the disease I experienced The workshop will pain in her organs, muscles close to 40 symptoms, a include presentations from and head, is unable to common phenomenon as special guest speakers Dr. remember how to do simple Ernie Murakami, president experienced by many otheveryday tasks like using ers with chronic Lyme,” and founder of the Dr. her coffee maker and loses Marchand says. E. Murakami Centre for the ability to communicate She is dealing with a Lyme Research, Education as words lose meaning and number of symptoms on a and Assistance Society, are elusive. She has to rely daily basis, including acute and Gwen Barlee, policy inflammation of nerves and on others for transportation director for the Wilderness and to even take notes and spinal cord, severe cogniCommittee in Vancouver tive limitations and memory ask questions during mediand a Lyme disease advocal appointments. issues, joint and muscle cate. The effect on her life has pain, balance problems For more information been devastating. A sucand an unsteady gait, and about Lyme disease visit cessful interior designer, chronic fatigue. www.CanLyme.org.
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May Days parade to be one of biggest in years Over 70 entries in procession set for Sunday at noon If you plan to watch the annual Ladner May Days parade on Sunday, get comfortable — it’s going to be a big one. With more than 70 entrants, this will be one of the largest parades in recent history, says parade co-ordinator Karen Martinolich. “It’s a big year. Delta police are celebrating 125 years of service to the community and will have a significant contingent in the parade, and the Delta Fire Department is also heavily involved and hopes to have several vehicles on the route, including the chief’s truck, one of the fire engines and possibly the haz-mat unit.” Martinolich says the Tsawwassen First Nation is also participating and will have a unique presence in the event. Other participants include the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society, a number of local businesses, churches, sporting groups and service clubs. There will also be a
parade route from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., without exception. In addition, portions of those roads that are designated as marshaling areas will be closed starting at 10 a.m. Street parking will also be prohibited from 11:30 p.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday along 47th Avenue between Arthur Drive and Garry Street. Vehicles left on this route during the prohibited time will be towed. FILE PHOTO The second longest Sunday’s parade will make its way running May Days in through Ladner Village. the province, this year’s replica of a Jamaican push Ladner Pioneer May cart. Days goes tonight through The parade gets underSunday in Memorial Park. way at noon at the corner of Friday evening features Delta and Chisholm streets. discounted midway rides It turns east on 48th Avenue while Saturday is filled to Elliott Street and continwith May Days Idol perues south on Arthur Drive formances and many free to 47h Avenue, finishing at activities and entertainment. Memorial Park. Sunday activities kick off The Ladner May Days with a pancake breakfast. Committee advises memVisit www.ladnermaybers of the public that roads days.com for more informawill be closed along the tion.
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Ladner’s Morgan Leung has been nominated for a national award honouring her work to make a difference in the community and abroad. Leung, 17, found out last weekend she is one of three youths from across the country shortlisted for the Me to We Award in the Free The Children Youth category. Each of the nominees will be featured on the Huffington Post Canada website, www.huffingtonpost.ca/p/metowe.html, where, starting today, Canadians will be invited to vote for the winner. The Me to We Awards aim to shine a spotlight on Canadians who are making a difference at home and
overseas. Leung, who is in Grade 11 at Southpointe Academy, has been active in the community from a young age. She is the top student fundraiser for the B.C. and Yukon Heart and Stroke Foundation, and since 2011 has been raising funds, mostly through selling handmade bracelets, to donate baby food to the South Delta Food Bank. She challenged herself to raise money and awareness for the local food bank after volunteering at a soup kitchen on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. For the past four years, she has volunteered five hours every Saturday as a teacher’s assistant at a ballet school. Earlier this year, as part of her independent studies class, she organized a
fundraising event featuring a presentation from Spencer West of Free The Children that raised $11,000 for the organization. Leung has attended the weeklong Free The Children leadership academy for the last two summers and this year she will be one of the youngest to be trained as a facilitator for the organization. Last October, Leung was a guest speaker at We Day in Vancouver where she spoke about her work raising money and awareness for the food bank in front of 20,000 people at Rogers Arena. Voting for the Me to We awards starts today and runs for a week. For more information, or to cast a vote, visit www.huffingtonpost.ca/p/ metowe.html.
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MURPHY’S LAW Tomorrow’s grand opening of the refurbished Harris Barn marks a high point in the ongoing, and often unsuccessful, battle to preserve the heritage structures that dot Delta’s landscape. Civic officials deserve kudos for stepping up to the plate in a major way to preserve a piece of Delta’s agricultural history that dates all the way back to 1900. The restoration and relocation of the barn have turned something slated for demolition into a made-in-Delta community amenity that will be enjoyed by thousands in the years to come. Tomorrow’s opening is most certainly cause for celebration, and a great reason to throw a barn dance, but it also provides an opportunity to reflect on where we’re headed in terms of saving some of these magnificent structures from the wrecking ball. Mayor Lois Jackson has remarked, and rightly so, there’s only so much municipal hall (read taxpayers) can afford to do in terms of preserving heritage buildings, calling the current effort a special case. These types of projects are costly, prohibitively expensive in this instance, so to dip into the public purse on any type of regular basis is simply a non-starter. Jackson has also suggested a society or foundation be created in Delta to take the lead, which would lift the financial burden off taxpayers but still keep preservation efforts around here alive. That makes sense as the Harris Barn project taught us a couple of valuable lessons: saving heritage structures is a pricey proposition, but there’s actually a market for it if done properly. The fact the barn’s booking calendar is almost full before it even opens would suggest there’s an appetite for such a facility, so perhaps there’s room for additional heritage buildings to be turned into public amenities. However, it’s imperative there are identified uses for any buildings that are going to be saved so we don’t invest a bunch of time and money only to see them sit empty. It’s one thing to preserve heritage; it’s another to actually make use of what’s been restored. The prohibitive costs, and a ceiling on the number of banquet halls any one community could ever possibly need, will undoubtedly be factors in preservation efforts moving forward, but I suspect circumstances will converge to present another opportunity soon enough. In the meantime, we can look at the Harris Barn as a prime example of what can be accomplished when there’s a genuine willingness to save a piece of Delta’s past.
‘Doc’ enjoying retirement after long career caring for animals DOUG HUSBAND
COMMUNITY COMMENT Gordon Davis fondly recalls his arrival in Ladner on May 24, 1945. He had recently graduated from the veterinarian college in Guelph, Ontario. Delta was sorely in need of a large animal vet to service the 150 or so dairy herds as well as workhorses not yet replaced by tractors. Dr. Fred Ottewell, the local vet, had been suffering poor health for some time, so Davis was invited to set up his practice by the Ladner Farmers Institute. The date is well etched in Davis’ memory as it was on the same day he met the beautiful Genevieve Webb, whom he married just over a year later. When Davis arrived in Ladner he boarded with the Ottewell family while getting his practice organized and introduced to the farm community. His arrival was eagerly accepted. As a young lad I can recall walking with my father and uncle to view Davis’ new
home and clinic on Linden Drive near Ladner’s well-known “Five Corners.” “Doc Davis,” as he is fondly referred to, was raised in the Milner settlement in the Langley district. To appreciate the passage of time, his family purchased acreage as their home site from the Hudson’s Bay Company. After settling in, his father raised funds along with neighbours to assist in the building of a place of worship. This church has been preserved as a heritage building as is now the oldest of its kind in Langley. Davis’ father, a university graduate (rare for the time), encouraged him to attend UBC. From there he went to veterinarian college in Ontario. Davis boarded with family in Guelph while paying tuition fees of $60 per semester over three years to earn his degree. “Doc Davis” was soon busy at all hours of the day attending to the veterinary needs of the area. He was so busy, in fact, he had a reputation of tardiness in sending out his bill for services. He wryly admitted to this habit of being too busy to send out invoices. It was also fairly common practice to be paid in “kind” rather than cash. As a measure of change in Delta’s farm activity, Davis recalls 13 dairy herds on Westham Island
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alone and currently there are eight dairy farms in all of Delta. You could always tell who was a dairy farmer by the size of his hands and thick fingers from “stripping” the cows daily after removal of the milking machines. Back then the average milk cow produced 80 pounds of milk per day, whereas now with better breeding, a cow will produce 150 pounds of milk per day. In 1968 Davis hired Dr. Peter Cullis, a “local boy,” to assist in his practice and sold the “bovine” part of the business to Cullis in 1974. Davis retained the “equine” portion of his practice until his retirement in 1991. In later years the draft workhorse was phased out of farm activity and replaced by pleasure and racing stock. Davis related with wry humour that his retirement coincided with the introduction of the GST on Jan. 1, 1991. “No way was he going to collect tax for the federal government.” Today Gordon and Genevieve live not far from the family home and clinic. Doc Davis, long an integral part of the farm community, says he enjoys each day of his retirement swapping tales with contemporaries and attending social gatherings of old Ladner folk. And a goodnight to you, Genevieve.
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May 24, 2013 The Delta Optimist A9 Letters to the Editor
Many died for right to vote Editor: Perhaps those who feel voting is a waste of time or that there are better things to do ought to be forced to visit the various gravesites that dot the world where Canadians fought and died for democracy. For starters, I would have these nincompoops visit Busan, South Korea and the UN gravesite — a beautiful place but for a horrible reason. These silly people who offer nothing more than lame excuses will be able to look at row upon row of perfectly kept gravestones that includes the Canadians
who fought and died in Korea along with the thousands of others from the other UN countries that went to the aid of South Korea when called upon. If Korea is not their bent, they can try the cemetery in Japan where several Canadian sailors lie along with others from UN Force countries. Or, if the Far East is not to their liking, then they can hop on over to Europe and walk among the thousands of crosses that cover acres of land to signify where Canadians and others are buried. Of course, all this travel
must be on their own dime so that a modicum of “punishment” might be meted out to them for their idiocy. As a veteran of the Korean War, I take exception to those who profess to be Canadians but spit on the graves of their countrymen [and women] who stepped forward and said, “Ready, Aye, Ready,” by not voting. I suppose these are the same ones who see little merit in attending a cenotaph on Remembrance Day or who claim that cenotaphs put out the wrong message. Bob Orrick
Several groups have rejected terrorism Editor: Re: Huge mosque to open on River Road, May 17 The Optimist provided an excellent overview of the history and opening of Baitur Rahman, or House of Gracious God, a new house of worship for the Canadian Ahmadiyya community. However where the article veers in its journalistic responsibility is in its unquestioning conveyance of the position that
the “Ahmadiyya also note they’re the leading Islamic organization to categorically reject terrorism in any form.” We applaud the Ahmadiyya community’s efforts while at the same time, respectfully, state that several leading organizations have regularly and historically rejected terrorism and violent extremism in any form since 9/11. This includes a national
statement coordinated by CAIR-CAN and signed by 120 imams in 2005 that resulted in a meeting with then-prime minister Paul Martin. This message was echoed by a similar statement in 2010 by the Canadian Council of Imams. Ihsaan Gardee Executive Director Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations
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development. Questions to municipal hall about the future of this land have been answered merely that there is no application for any development at this time. It is quite clear the existing owner is either intending to develop, or to sell the land on for development. The holding costs are known to be very high and must be an incentive to recoup an expensive investment. Should this land be the potential subject of an application for high-density development, which appears possible, the effect of this should be taken into
account when considering the adjacent application for the Southlands. As we know, well before any application was filed for the Southlands, there were many discussions, including a mayor’s summit, and a continual dialogue between planners and staff. I believe we should know if there has been any discussion between the owners and Delta staff at any level about the future of this land. We could be faced with another large addition to the current proposal to build 950 housing units on the Southlands. Peter Duffey
Art exhibit still raising money for the animals Editor: The South Delta Artists Guild would like to thank all the participants for our wonderful fundraising event, Cause for Paws, Feathers and Fur. Our grand opening celebration brought in over 300 people from our community to help raise money for OWL and the Delta Community Animal Shelter. Thanks to the United Entertainers who created a fabulous selection of songs to serenade us, making the
Editor: The Ladner waterfront revitalization bylaw that is coming to public hearing at municipal hall on Tuesday, May 28 will encourage applications for six-storey buildings on the south side of Chisholm Street. The bylaw appears to allow only four storeys but the provision that additional
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height can be considered if the developer contributes to open space improvements means all applications will be for the maximum height for wood-frame construction in B.C. — six storeys. Oh, and don’t forget the elevator shaft on top of that. The majority of comment sheets that were turned in at the March 7 public informa-
tion meeting were opposed to any increased height on the historic Ladner waterfront. Yet now Delta council is considering a bylaw that would allow triple the current height. This bylaw needs to receive the strongest public opposition on May 28 at 7 p.m. Kent Warmington
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schedule cannot possibly include. This, however, often leads to further disconnect from God who lies at the centre of my every decision! It’s a vicious circle. One possible solution is to gather with others in prayer. I guess this sounds like a call to “come to church on Sundays” — and in a way it is — but it’s the daily decision that seems impossible. So, here’s an idea that has worked for me: There are daily “offices” of prayer and readings from scripture “online,” and there are booklets that suggest a reading and a short reflection. Even though the room may be empty or full, there is the knowledge that others are reading and praying with you on this very day. The decision is ours — and the results are life giving.
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Students in Southpointe Academy’s Citizenship Club are looking to raise money for Canuck Place with a community parking lot sale next weekend. The club is collecting items from the school community and will be selling the donations at the Tsawwassen private school’s parking lot on Saturday, June 1. Students are hoping to have a book booth, a toys and games booth, a dollar store booth (for miscellaneous items), a clothing booth as well as a refreshment stand, said teacher Jenny Slinn. “They’re hoping we can
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Century Group is presenting sponsor of 2013 Delta Health Golf Classic 14th annual tournament to benefit Delta Hospital set for King’s Links June 20 The Delta Hospital Foundation announced this week the Century Group will be the presenting sponsor of the 2013 Delta Health Golf Classic. The sponsorship represents a long-standing partnership between Century Group and the foundation. The 14th annual tournament takes place on June 20 at King’s Links by the Sea. “We are delighted that Century Group, already a great partner of the hospital and our tournament, is our 2013 presenting sponsor,” said foundation executive director Veronica Carroll. “They are making a significant commitment to the health of our community
and we are grateful for it.” “Century Group and the Hodgins family value the long-term relationship we’ve enjoyed every year for the last 15 years with Delta Hospital Foundation,” said president Sean Hodgins, “and we are proud of our financial contributions during this time totaling in excess of $2.1 million.” Since 2000, the Delta Health Golf Classic has raised over $1.3 million for Delta Hospital through the generosity of countless sponsors, volunteers, and participants. These funds made possible various equipment purchases and capital projects at the hos-
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Coast Tsawwassen Inn gets award from TripAdvisor
Coast Tsawwassen Inn announced this week that it is the recipient of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The award, which honours hospitality excellence, is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on the TripAdvisor website. Only the top 10 per cent of businesses listed on
TripAdvisor receive the award. “Coast Tsawwassen Inn is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said general manager Peter Yip. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”
Attention Lower Mainland Home Owners: 23 of you are about to make an important ﬁnancial decision...
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Dear Friend I’m about to make you a deal that’s hard to refuse if you’ve got an “older” (and probably less than optimally efﬁcient) furnace. I’ll replace your old furnace AND heat pump as a “package deal” for at least $3136.00 less than you would pay any other time of the year. Sound too good to be true? It’s not and here’s why. I’m making you what sounds like an unbelievable offer because it actually makes good sense for my business. And you come out a winner, as well! You see, I know from experience that in my slowest months I actually end up losing money ... then I have to spend the rest of the year trying to make up for it. Right now, I have no reason to believe 2013 will be any different. That’s why I’ve decided to give up trying to make a proﬁt during these months and minimize my losses ... so I can come out ahead the rest of the year. So here’s how I can make the incredible offer at the top of this letter. Every year the biggie furnace manufacturers guesstimate how many furnaces to produce. Since there’s no way of knowing what the weather will be like and other factors that affect sales, these guys always have leftover inventory they have to hold onto until the next heating season. I saw a great business opportunity in this and went to one of these biggie companies (they won’t allow me to use their name in this letter) and contracted for the purchase of these furnaces that were going to just be sitting around. Plus, I bought 23 heat pumps all in the 3 most popular sizes used in Lower Mainland homes. Because of the number I bought and the time of year I purchased them, I got an unbelievable deal ... rock-bottom prices. Don’t get me wrong - these are brandnew, top quality, 2013 models. Not “seconds.” Not “blems.” Not builder-grade. These are premium furnaces and heat pumps fresh from a name-brand factory with a full factory warranty. How to Get Your Name Brand Furnace for Virtually Nothing By putting together this furnace-plusheat pump package (I call it the “Hottest AND Coolest Deal of the Century”), going through some heavy negotiations with the
manufacturer, and then committing to buying 23 systems outright, I got BOTH the furnace AND the heat pump at a price that would have made Sam Walton proud. This means when you buy one of these 23 new, premiumquality heat pumps I will “give” you the furnace and ask you to pay only the $1181 in labor it costs to install your furnace. Pick up your phone right now Simply call me at 946-1000 at anytime so I can come out and measure your home (to see if I’ve got the proper size unit). Remember ... I’ve got only 23 matched systems in 3 sizes so you’ll want to let me know VERY SOON that you’re interested. When these 23 systems are gone, they’re gone, and this offer is null and void. Call me right now so we can get the ball rolling! As part of the deal, I’ll show you how much the heat pump costs ... how much the furnace WOULD have cost ... and your savings when you buy your new heat pump and furnace as part of this special offer. The price I show you will include all installation materials and labor. There’s no ﬁne print, nothing left out. Earlier I said that making you this amazing offer is also good business for me The way I look at it, by letting YOU win big now, I’ll win at the end of the year. And I won’t have to “make up” for the lost sales during my slowest months. I ﬁgure if I make you an absolutely irresistible offer .. if your furnace is pushing 8 years or more ... and if I barely mark up the price I paid, I’ll accomplish 2 major objectives that will allow me to reduce my losses the rest of the year. I’ll be able to ... • Pay my overhead (rent, utilities, insurance and taxes) during the slow period • Keep my service & installation technicians busy enough to pay them to work instead of sit at home. As you can see, when you take me up on my “Hottest AND Coolest Deal of the Century,” EVERYONE IS A WINNER! And by the way, there’s no obligation when you have me come out to measure your house and explain the installation If you decide you don’t want to take advantage of this incredible deal (although I can’t imagine why you wouldn’t want to save this kind of money), it’s no problem. You’re not obligated in any way. In fact, just for taking time to read this letter and having me out to survey your house ... I’ll give you a
Very Special Free Gift Coupon ($50 value). Why? Even if we don’t do business together now, I want you to remember us in the future. If you’re thinking a new furnace (& heat pump) isn’t in your budget - don’t worry! You don’t have to pay me right now Because I’ve tried to think of every reason possible why you WOULDN’T take me up on this spectacular offer, I’ve even made arrangements for a super bank rate ﬁnancing plan. And I’m not “marking up” the interest rate like so many other companies do. While I can’t promise you this, it’s possible that with this ﬁnancing plan your monthly investments in a new system could be more than paid for by the savings you see on your monthly utility bills. My Disappointment-Proof Guarantee Talking about lower utility bills, I’m so sure you’ll see at least a 25% cut in your heating and cooling bills (in reality, it may be more like 35%+), if you don’t I’ll pay you twice the difference for 2 years. Not only are you getting a new, ﬁrstquality furnace virtually free, plus a ﬁrstquality heat pump at a great price, I guarantee you’ll lower your heating and cooling bills by at least 25% or I’ll pay you double your savings for 2 years. (This alone should convince you that these systems are some of the very best quality and most efﬁcient available). But you’ve got to act fast ... call me at 946-1000 right now! This offer ends May 15th no matter what Don’t wait to call me. Here’s why. I have only 8 of each of the 3 sizes. When all of the air conditioners are sold and all the furnaces “given away” in a certain size, the “Hottest AND Coolest Deal of the Century” is over. And if I still have any of the 23 systems left on May 31st, this offer still ends. The reason is that my business only slows down for a short time. Since these furnaces cost me so little, if I’ve got any left, I’ll sell them next winter at last year’s prices and still come out ahead. So call me right now at 946-1000 Thanking you in advance, Scott Campbell Owner P.S. Remember, there’s no obligation and even if you change your mind once I measure your house and give you the estimate - you still get that Free Gift Coupon worth $50.
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Poet makes his selections Tim Bowling confident his best work is included in newest release
t was an interesting process, as well as a difficult one, for Tim Bowling to decide which poems made it into his latest release. Selected Poems contains work from Bowling’s award-winning poetry career. “I feel pretty confident the best poems that I’ve written are in there,” he says, although he admits there are bound to people who don’t find their favourites in the new release. He says his 10 full collections probably have close to 400 poems, while Selected Poems contains just 70. Bowling, who grew up in Ladner and now lives in Edmonton, says he feels much of his strongest work deals with subjects like the
West Coast and the fishing industry. “Also tonally, I think my most effective work is often somewhat melancholic or elegiac in nature,” he says. “I’ve written some lighthearted and humorous things over the years, [but] just for the sake of having a tonal unity I didn’t include a lot of the more lighthearted pieces.” He adds that for Selected Poems he tried “to pick the mood and a subject that’s maybe closest to what I do.” Asked if he’s seen his style or voice change over the course of his career, Bowling says he has. His more recent work is a little harder edged, he says. “The poems in the last 15 years are darker, I think. There’s a little bit more of a weight of history to them.” He notes one of the other challenges of the book was a desire to represent “your-
self as what you were. “It would be easy for me to look back on my early books and say, ‘I’ll take a couple from each of those, because I think I’m a much stronger poet now.’ But that wouldn’t be a fair representation of the entire arc of my writing career.” “Always a poet of intense emotion and surprising metaphor whose lyric-narrative voice ranges in Tim Bowling says his more tone from romantic to recent work has a harder humorous to coldly edge to it. tragic and unrelievrecognized by groups like edly dark, Bowling’s integrity has never wavered, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Bridport Prize nor has his commitment to Foundation in England celebrating poetic tradition and the John Simon and the land and waterGuggenheim Memorial scapes of his cherished West Coast,” a press release Foundation in the U.S. Selected Poems retails for reads. His poetry work has been $22.95.
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A few weeks ago a harassed gardener asked me if there are any maintenance-free plants. Apparently weeds was not the answer she was seeking. Anyone who wants a non-weed garden will be faced with maintenance at some stage. Some plants, however, are certainly less needy than others — and choosing those can easily reduce maintenance. For instance, gardeners who focus on native plants as habitat and a food supply for wildlife can enjoy a much more relaxed type of garden. Many native plants, such as salmon berries, thimbleberries, Indian Plum and salal, have beautiful flowers and nutritious berries, but they’re only maintenancefree for a while. Later, because they’re so well adapted to our soil and climate, they cover more and more space as roots expand and seeds find good spots to sprout. At some point the gardener must pick up a spade and establish firm boundaries for paths, driveway and other valued areas. This can become a yearly task.
Native ferns are much closer to being truly maintenance-free. One of the easiest is the native Sword Fern. It’s an evergreen that does best in a moist, shady situation and the old fronds form a thick, mulching carpet that surrounds the plant and suppresses weeds. Ground-covers are generally thought to be maintenance-free also, but in the early stages diligent weeding is essential. It’s not difficult to end up with weeds that a ground-cover will actually hide until they’re difficult to uproot. As well all ground-covers are invasive to some degree. The more invasive they are, the more successfully they cover ground. That’s why groundcovers such as Vinca minor and Vinca major, Summer Snow and Yellow Archangel can turn into unstoppable monsters in mild climates. Many are on invasive plant lists. With these and others, sooner or later gardeners must resort to stopping a ground-cover’s headlong rush for more living room. It’s worth noting a few ground-covers such as Kenilworth Ivy and some lamiums can also climb. Some sprawling shrubby ground-covers such as Cotoneaster dammeri and junipers can grow into a dense cover where weeds won’t germinate. But there is still the initial weeding as one gets them established.
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In this West Coast climate, rhododendrons demand less attention than most other plants. But it’s important to know that no matter how small a rhododendron seems in the garden centre, many are destined to become big shrubs and some become trees. A crucial point is planting them where they have room to expand. A spot under windows or close to doors will lead to major pruning as the rhododendron matures. It’s the smaller rhododendrons that fit best into city lot-size gardens. This includes purplish-pinkflowered PJM rhododendrons and the pink or whiteflowered Rhodo yakusimanum and its hybrids. There are also some ornamental trees that get by with little or no pruning or care once they’re safely planted. One is Mountain Ash, which has beautiful red or orange (rarely yellow) berries that are a feast for birds in the fall. Crataegus species can also be left to grow in their own way. These various kinds of Hawthorn produce flowers that are usually white or pink (sometimes double). Fruits may be red, orange, yellow or black depending on the species. Anne Marrison is happy to answer garden questions. Send them to her via email@example.com.
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Author releases her latest how-to book My Parents Learn Windows 8 is the latest addition to Tsawwassen author Louise Latremouille’s series of computer guidebooks. “My books are more like a how-to conversation than an instruction manual,” she says. “They are meant to be used, dog-eared and hopefully give you a little fun while you’re learning.” The new beginners guidebook, described as easy to read with straight to the point directions, covers Windows 8, the new version of the Microsoft Windows operating system. The release marks the eighth book in Latremouille’s series. She got started writing guidebooks by putting together how-to notes for her parents after they received a hand-me-down PC in the early 2000s, organizing the notes into a book and printing 20 copies for family and friends. Latremouille, who lost her father to cancer in 2003, donates a portion of the profits from her book sales to cancer research and patient care. She’s raised close to $38,000 so far. Latremouille also recently released My Parents Got An iPad. For more information, or to order online, visit myparentsfirst.com.
Tsawwassen author Louise Latremouille’s latest computer guidebook for beginners covers Windows 8. This is the eighth book in the series, which started when she began writing how-to notes for her parents.
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Tsa. Legion hosting First Nations art show The Tsawwassen Legion will be hosting a First Nations art show next weekend. There will be crystal etching, paintings, traditional pen and ink works, and silversmith work at the exhibit, explains Kathleen Dixon, a Tsawwassen Legion executive member. She says artists have been asked to create at least one piece depicting a First Nations veteran along with a poppy, the Legion’s emblem. “When people think of the Royal Canadian Legion, they think of the poppy,” she says. Dixon says students from a Comox school in an aborigi-
The Tsawwassen branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is hosting a First Nation’s art show next weekend.
nal Head Start program are sending a poster as well. As of this week about a dozen artists are confirmed to be attending, she says, adding she’s still looking for more artists. Dixon is hoping the art show becomes an annual event. The exhibit runs Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Legion, 221835-56th St. There will be a salmon barbecue on June 1 and sandwiches and more on June 2. Dixon can be contacted at email@example.com.
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Local youngsters get the chance to learn the rock star ropes with Guitar Marty’s annual Summer Rock Camps.
Rock camp returns for eighth season
Guitar Marty’s Summer Rock Camps will be back for an eighth year starting June 24. Guitar players, bassists, drummers, keyboard players, singers and those who play other instruments will be put together for a week with similar aged and skilled kids. They will learn the mechanics of becoming a band as well as the art of
performance, all with an emphasis on fun. Young rockers, as well as other genres, including country, spend a week developing their talent and the renowned final show will be Nov. 3 at the Ladner Community Centre. Registration for summer camps is open now at guitarmarty.com. Video from past shows can be seen at youtube.com/guitarmarty.
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your family car with 3/16” aluminum sheeting and fit it with a turbocharger the size of a labradoodle. They build and operate Subaru Canada’s rally cars as well. Rally racing and Subarus are as closely woven together as the Gore-Tex fibres that make up the clothes of the people who buy them. If you’re not aware, rally-racing is to normal road-racing what downhill mountain biking is to the GranFondo: big knobbly tires, lots of mud, plenty of spectacular crashing. In fact, the very name of the high-performance versions of the Subaru Impreza is taken from the World Rally Championship: WRC becomes WRX. These roadgoing rally cars have been Canadian favourites for over a decade, but they’ve actually been around for even longer than that. Subaru was already rallying their Legacy mid-sized car in the early 1990s, and having some success in doing so. However, when the new Impreza came out in the early ‘90s, the smaller car was a better fit for the tight, winding rally stages. We got the Impreza as a four-door sedan, two-door coupe or sport wagon. Japanese buyers got the option of a turbo-charged four-door rocket with 237 horsepower and all-wheeldrive. Released in 1992, it was a smash hit. Speaking of smash hits, the international appeal of the WRX in the 1990s was very different, country to country. In the UK, younger buyers went nuts for the accessible performance and tuning potential of the car: it was a real B-road terror. In Australia, also well
suited to all-wheel-drive cars, the “smash hit” thing got taken quite literally. As WRXs were always available in wagon form (some early models were officially dubbed the wonderful “Subaru Gravel Express”), they made great getaway cars. Easy to steal, without passive immobilizers, a WRX wagon was tough enough to smash through a storefront and spacious enough to fill it full of illgotten Australian goods, like boomerangs and jumbuks and those little hats with corks on them, or what-have-you. Then it was off to play Waltzing Matilda with the coppers, who simply couldn’t keep up. Meantime, something called the STi was built. These were special versions of the standard WRX even more like the rally-racing cars that were stacking up victories with drivers like Colin McRae at the wheel. Subaru Technica International (STI) has an official colour that’s a bit odd for such a barrel-chested racer: cherry-blossom pink. Still, with power now in the 250hp and up range, the STi versions were nothing to be laughed at. In the latter half of the ’90s, special-edition cars became all the rage, and here’s a rule-of-thumb if you happen to be looking at one of these right-handdrive JDM imports on our streets today: the more letters after the name, the better. Therefore, a WRX is good, a WRX STI is better, and a WRX STI Spec-C RA-R is just about the best thing in the universe. See SUBARU page 26
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With three rally titles under their belts, Subaru built probably the best WRX of them all: the 22B. You might never see one of these in-person as it’s so rare, but it’s as close to the rally-cars as Subaru ever made anything, with huge fender flares and enormous foglight housings. It’s also a very pretty car, in a muscular way, and we all know how rare it is for Subaru to actually make a good-looking car. Then, in 2002, Subaru finally brought the WRX to America, and by extension, Canada. The cars were based on the new Impreza with its odd round-headlight front-end (enthusiasts like me refer to them as “Bugeyes”), but it sold very strongly, with high dealer demand. Moreover, and unlike some of its more expensive German competition, the WRXs continue to hold their value very strongly today as they’re mechanically quite tough. Of course, there are some issues, as with any car. With
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a Subaru, you’re spending your money on the powertrain, so the interior tends to be a bit plasticky, and they get very rattly with age. My personal vehicle is a 2002 WRX wagon and it’s a bit like driving around inside an allwheel-drive maraca. Later WRXs (2006+) got a 2.5L engine as compared Subaru launched a concept WRX that is very to the 2.0L good looking. in the early cars. Neither WRX at the New York auto option is really what you’d show, and it’s very goodcall fuel-efficient, but the looking. Better yet, it’s still 2.5L has considerably better a four-door, making it a low-end response. After the practical family choice for body-style change in 2008, the driver who still wants 2009 models got a 265hp a quick car from time-toengine upgrade that’s even time. quicker than it feels. Sure, your commute While the STi remains might not be a windthe king of the hill with ing dirt road through a 300hp, a six-speed transScandinavian forest, but mission and all sorts of Subaru will certainly sell clever differentials, the you a car that’ll make it feel WRX is the better highlike one.
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The last place Burnaby Lakers provided some much needed relief to the Delta Islanders before they jump back into the teeth of their schedule. The B.C. Junior “A” Lacrosse League club snapped a three game losing streak by thumping the Lakers 16-2 last Sunday. The skid should have ended 24 hours earlier as Delta blew a 7-4 third period lead in a 12-9 home floor defeat to the New West Salmonbellies. After flying out of the gate with four straight victories, the Islanders showed their youth over a seven day stretch with losses to three of the teams they are expected to be contending with all season. Following an 11-9 setback at Victoria, the locals fell 7-5 to the defending champion Coquitlam Adanacs. They were well on their way to a second win over the Salmonbellies this season until the third period collapse. The visitors opened the frame with three straight to tie the game, only to see Delta jump back in front on goals by Cody Nass and Jon Phillips. New West responded again and took advantage of a rattled back end to explode for five goals in a 4:50 span to close out the game. “We’re a young team and we’re going to have to learn from it,” said Islanders coach Shaun Springett who had six intermediate age players in his line-up. You have to match
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Delta Islanders Evan Messenger looks for an open teammate during last Saturday’s 12-9 loss to New Westminster. those runs and shut the door. We need to step up and make plays in those situations.” Springett sure could have used Cody Hawkins to help stem the tide. The graduated captain not only was a terrific defensive player, he was a vocal leader on the floor who elevated his play and leadership in tight games. His role might be filled by third-year standout Dan McDermott who made his box season debut after an All-American season at the New York Institute of Technology. “We’re hoping Danny can be that
vocal guy,” said Springett. “I think we have done a good job replacing the skilled players we lost from last year but the leadership is going to take some time.” The Islanders have another tough 48 hour stretch starting tonight when they visit the Port Coquitlam Saints, before the Adanacs come to Ladner on Saturday night (7:30 p.m.) If the Islanders are going post a rare regular season win of Coquitlam, they must be much better in transition than the previous meeting. The Adanacs burned Delta for four goals
off face-offs and another on a quick line change. Boxla bits… Saturday is “Fight Night” at the Ladner Leisure Centre but not of the combat variety. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) will be on hand to accept a $19,000 cheque from Delta Lacrosse thanks to another very successful Lax-4-Life fundraiser event. The Islanders will be doing their part in the fight against cancer by donating $1 of every ticket sold to the CCS.
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Imagine sprinting as hard as you possibly can, with all systems failing for 2000 meters. Now imagine doing that while lifting weights with both your arms. Power, speed, exhaustion, exhilaration and hard work – all describe what the junior athletes from the Delta Deas Rowing Club experienced last weekend at the prestigious 53rd Annual Shawnigan Lake School Regatta. Racing against some of the top crews in
Western Canada, the DDRC Junior B men (Jack Knoedler, Daniel Kruckenberg, Ben Morton, Eric Valestuk) and the Junior B women (Eve Grébert, Nicola Simpson, Jenna Smith, Natalie Whitehead) each finished fifth in their finals. Junior B rowers Nicola Simpson and Eve Grébert were first and fourth respectively in the “B” final. Delta’s elite crew of Amanda Serek and Hilary Schaap, placed second in their double A final, while Robert Hodgins, a Junior B, placed second in his single A Final. The Junior A JV women (Rosemarie Nederend and Kendra Pedersen)
took fifth in their double final. Most notable, and one of B.C.’s top U19 rowers, is Schaap, who earned a strong, first place finish in the women’s single A final. Back home now with these impressive results, there is little rest for the DDRC juniors. They continue to train hard as they prepare for their own big weekend — the 24th Annual Delta Deas Scholastic Regatta. The event will take place on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Deas Island Regional Park, located at 62B Street and River Road.
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It was a trip of a lifetime for a group of local young soccer players. A team of 12-and13-year-olds from the Tsawwassen Soccer Club traveled to England during spring break where it had the opportunity to play some games and visit high-profile venues. The boys got to experience first hand SUBMITTED PHOTO how top flight professional teams train and A team of 12-and-13-year-old players from he Tsawwassen Soccer Club spent spring break in England. prepare for games. They toured the training facilities of English vided a real insight into the nied on the trip by coaches Premiership League squads level of play and commitMark Rogers and Jim Tottenham and Fulham. ment shown by their English Mackie. Rogers enjoyed an Tottenham’s grounds opponents. After each outstanding nine-year proincluded a massive turf surgame, team mementoes were fessional career in England, face that was equivalent of exchanged, the boys shared mostly with Wycombe. two soccer fields. The playstories and a meal was preWhile the weather was ers were put through their sented by each school. extremely cold and often paces by professional acadeThe tour also included snowy it was an experience my coaches with both clubs. watching England defeat that these boys will never The sessions were the same Romania in a U21 internaforget. as what future EPL profestional friendly at Wycombe. The team included: sionals would go through The boys were also special Kenny Ross, Ben Morrison, every day. guests of the Swindon Town Ryan Parish, Henry McPhie, The Tsawwassen lads also League One team at another Grayson Read-Friedmann, had the opportunity to play game. Jacob Kirk, Mattius Simek, a number of friendlies and There was also time to Rowan Childs, Riley won four of six matches. take in the many historic Mitchell Rhys Porteous, The games were played attractions in London as Matt Porteous, Brendan against school teams of the well. Guraliuk and Kaelan same age group and proThe boys were accompaFraissange S P O R T S
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The 66X40 foot upland lot is used as parking with 2 storage sheds now, but you can investigate a building opportunity with Municipal authorities. The 66X65 Water Lot is zoned to moor 2 Float homes & Boat moorage with Municipal Water & Sewer connected. The actual upland ownership is 66X76 feet with about 30 feet eroded away over time. The Float homes are NOT for sale! There are lots of wildlife viewings, Seals, Eagles, Ducks & Swans! West & North West sunsets. It is a romantic atmosphere that can't be beat. Water Front lots are rarely available, so don't lose your chance to own a bit of Ladner's River paradise.
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5562 Frigate Road | $719,900
New Price - 1,957 sqft - 3 bdrms & games 2.5 bath - 3,875 sqft lot - Ladner MLS# v992012
5247 Regatta Way | $399,000
347 Rosehill Wynd | $1,188,000
South Pointe - 2 bdrm - 1 bath 3,536 sqft lot - Ladner MLS# v985564
View Property - 3,062 sqft - 5 bdrms den - 3.5 bath - 6,997 sqft lot - Tsawwassen MLS# v1007854
3600 VIRTUAL TOUR
C302-4831 53rd Street | $322,900
4695 Holly Park Place | $719,900
NEW LISTING - 1,164 sqft - 2 bdrms 2 bath - top ﬂoor - Ladner Pointe Ladner - v1002752
NEW LISTING! - 2,654 sqft - 4 bdrms games room - 2.5 bath - 6,375 sqft lot Ladner - MLS# v100324
3600 VIRTUAL TOUR
SOLD 297 55th Street
Listed by Royal Lepage Northstar SOLD by richard lowe & associates
SOLD 4813 Glendale Ave.
Listed by Re/Max Progroup SOLD by richard lowe & associates
4603 54th Street | $609,000 2,350 sqft - 3 bdrms - 2.5 baths pool - 6,959 sqft lot - Ladner MLS# v995476
5374 Chamberlayne Listed by Sutton Group SOLD by richard lowe & associates
5077 Calvert Drive
Listed by Re/Max Progroup SOLD by richard lowe & associates
ALL OUR HOMES ARE MIRACLE HOMES!
May 24, 2013 The Delta Optimist A33
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THIS IS NOT AN OFFERING FOR SALE. SUCH AN OFFERING CAN ONLY BE MADE BY A DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. E&OE.
A34 The Delta Optimist May 24, 2013
www.theCHANCEYteam.com *South Delta’s #1 Real Estate Agent for 11 years
Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board
10 YEARS* Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board
This stunning Marina Garden Estates home has endless outstanding features, detailed construction and top quality finishing throughout. Custom built plan offering your choice of Master bedroom on the main floor &/or upstairs. Media room; library/sitting room; open concept kitchen family room; total of 4 or 5 bedrooms and a games room. Beautifully landscaped corner lot. Located in one of the best areas of Ladner close to golf course, Nielsen Grove Elementary School, walking trails, boat launch, great neighbors and good friends! Truly a great place to live!
Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board
MLS® PRESIDENTS CLUB
GREAT FAMILY LOCATION!
two years Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board
JUST ! LISTED
Call Bob, Linda or Blake at 604-946-8899. For floor plans, photos and 360 tours go to www.TheChanceyTeam.com
Ask us about our ONLINE MARKETING Campaign
5852 Cove Link Road, Ladner • $889,000 SPRAWLING RANCHER 3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
NEW PRICE 0 0 $729,0
What a delight. Over $300,000 (receipts avail.) spent renovating this 2,200 square foot, 3 bedroom rancher. Great room area includes eating area, family room and a fantastic gourment kitchen with loads of special features including 6 burner gas cooktop, lots of built-ins and a large pantry. Plus you will find this terrific sunroom/sitting room overlooking beautifully landscaped yard with raised gardens, pond and shrubs. Cozy living room with built-in entertainment bookshelves and a gorgeous floor to ceiling fireplace. Formal dining room with nook for your buffet. Amazing new roof! Air condeitioned, upgraded electric, new windows, California shutters, hi-tech boiler system and more.
Call Bob, Linda or Blake at 604-946-8899. For floor plans, photos and 360 tours go to www.TheChanceyTeam.com
5385 Chamberlayne Ave., Ladner • $729,900
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OPEN Y SUNDA 2-4
Boundary Bay Masterpiece. A Bright and Open Living Space Designed with Luxurious Carefree Living in Mind. This cozy beach cottage has been totally transformed with the finest in finishings. And for the executive or guest, there is a 464 square foot detached studio/ office with 1 bedroom and a bath. Vaulted ceilings in Living room and a fabulous kitchen (with built in Miele steam oven & coffee system) are enhanced with folding windows & walls for barrier free indoor outdoor living & entertaining. Private Outdoor area with gas fire pit, eating bar, greenhouse & outdoor shower. Located just minutes from beach. Enjoy quality of life in this truly one of a kind, unique home. You'll be the envy of all your friends!
Call Bob, Linda or Blake at 604-946-8899. For floor plans, photos and 360 tours go to www.TheChanceyTeam.com
235 66A St., Tsawwassen • $729,000
*These Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver statistics are based on combined listing and sales. #1 Agent REBGV 1986. #2 Agent REBGV1987. #3 Agent REBGV 1985 & 1988 #1 Agent in S. Delta for 11 years 1984-1992, 1996 and 2007 (Team) MLS President Club for 10 years 1984-1992 and 2007* **Based on The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver career statistics for Bob &/or Linda Chancey
May 24, 2013 The Delta Optimist A35
GREAT BUILDING, GREAT CONDO Call Bob, Linda or Blake at 604-946-8899. For floor plans, photos and 360 tours go to www.TheChanceyTeam.com
#220, 4770 52A St. • REDUCED $259,900 3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
SENSATIONAL...DESIGNER CONDO IN HERON COVE
Terrific TOP FLOOR 1,200 square foot corner suite, in quiet location. Gourmet kitchen with sleek granite countertops, gas stove, custom wood cabinetry & eating bar. Sleek slate tile and warm laminate flooring. Double sided gas fireplace compliments both this spacious familiy room/eating area and the living room. Lovely covered patio overlooks beautiful, secluded treed area. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry & storage closet. Guest suite and amenities room, 2 underground parking stalls, and more. Less than 10 minute WALK TO BEACH! Don’t miss out — this is a great place to call home!
OPEN Y SUNDA 2-4
#205, 1704 56th St, Tsaw. • $434,900
3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
Spacious & comfortable with a loft area; located in a great cul-de-sac and backs onto Kensington Park. South East exposed yard with beautiful new sundeck overlooking the park and greenspace. Living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and a huge master bedroom. Updates include all new flooring, new window coverings, new paint, bathroom tiles and more. Total of 3 gas fireplaces!!! Loft area includes bedroom with 3 piece ensuite and lovely sitting area and balcony. Perfect for the empty nester .. this could be your dream come true.
4648 Kensington Place, Ladner • $596,500 3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
LOW MAINTENANCE ... CAREFREE LIVING Conveniently located in the heart of Ladner this home offers total luxury with instant hot water system, radiant in-floor heating upstairs and on main, deluxe kitchen with an island and stainless steel appliances, hand scraped engineered hardwood flooring, quartz countertops and extensive millwork throughout. Beautiful open concept. Total of 3 bedrooms, den, 2-1/2 baths, detached garage and more.
OPEN Y SUNDA 2-4
5511 48B Ave., Ladner • $638,900
3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
PERFECT FAMILY HOME!
Don't miss out on this 2,405 sq.ft. home located in desirable subdivision of West Ladner. Nicely maintained and boasts a NEW ROOF. Main floor with elegant living room and gas fireplace, formal dining room. Terrific kitchen & eating area with vaulted ceilings, skylight and lots of windows overlooking south/west exposed back yard. Family room off kitchen plus a roomy den & double garage. Upstairs you will find a spacious master bedroom with 5 piece ensuite plus 3 more good size bedrooms. This quiet and attractive neighbourhood is within walking distance to both Neilson Grove and Hawthorne Elementary schools, Historic Ladner Village, parks, shopping, restaurants and golf course.
5265 Wellburn Dr., Ladner • $734,000 *These Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver statistics are based on combined listing and sales. #1 Agent REBGV 1986. #2 Agent REBGV1987. #3 Agent REBGV 1985 & 1988 #1 Agent in S. Delta for 11 years 1984-1992, 1996 and 2007 (Team) MLS President Club for 10 years 1984-1992 and 2007* **Based on The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver career statistics for Bob &/or Linda Chancey
based on Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board Statistics 1984-1992, 1996 and 2007 (Team)
Immaculate, updated and spacious one bedroom condo in desirable Westham Lane! Great kitchen with new stainless steel appliances. Lovely loving room with gas fireplace; dining area; and a large bedroom with walk in closet. 11’ x 9’ covered deck with plenty of room for BBQ’s & patio furniture. View of town centre & a bright west exposure. Tastefully decorated with warm colors, baseboards and laminate floors.
#1 REALTOR ® IN SOUTH DELTA 11 YEARS
3600 VIRTUAL TOUR ONLINE
A36 The Delta Optimist May 24, 2013 EXCELLENT RANCHER IN 10+ LOCATION!
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• 3 bedroom rancher
• Spacious 770 sqft
• 1,636 sq.ft.
• 1 bedroom condo
• $14,000 spent on plumbing • Fresh paint, new water tank • Walk to all amenities • West-exposed yard
EXCELLENT FULL DUPLEX!
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EXCELLENT 2,485 SQ.FT HOME
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• Updated 2-level • Central location • 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths • Walking distance to all amenities • Many updates • 7,554 sq.ft. south exp. lot • Easily suitable
5808-5806 17A Ave., Tsaw.
5314 Belair Crescent, Tsaw.
• 4,000 + SQ.FT. HOME • 10,000 SQ.FT LOT • DESIRABLE WALLACE AVE • Too many features to list! • Solid wood cabinets, Jenn Air/Bosch Appliances • Pot lights throughout
LARGE, SPACIOUS CONDO
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• 1,150 sq.ft. TOP FLOOR, PENTHOUSE • CORNER UNIT • QUIET/PRIVATE OUTLOOK • 2 bdrms, 1.5 bathrooms • HUGE STORAGE • LARGEST SUITE IN BLDG
STUNNING EXECUTIVE HOME
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• 3,170 sq.ft CUSTOM-BUILT Executive home • TOP-OF-THE-LINE FINISHINGS • 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms • TRIPLE CAR GARAGE • 10,200 sq.ft private yard
5211 Wallace Avenue, Tsaw.
#328-1441 Garden Pl., Tsaw.
674 52nd Street, Tsaw.
BUILDING 941 50th Street, Tsaw. LOT $625,000 DREAM ESTATE HOME! 6,600 SF • LUXURY EXECUTIVE ESTATE • 6,160 sq.ft HOME, 1 yr old • 20,000 sq.ft lot • High 25 foot ceilings • Prof. landscaped yard • Move in ready
EXCELLENT 2 BEDROOM, TOP FLOOR!
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• DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY! • Spacious 1,170 sqft • 2 bedroom condo • Ladner Pointe complex • EVERYTHING re-done • LARGE DECK
#24-5661 Ladner Trunk Rd., Ladner
C208 4831 53rd St., Ladner
STUNNING CUSTOM 4300 SQ.FT. HOME
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WALK TO ALL AMENITIES
• Bel-Air style exec. home • Stahaken Subdivision • 4,300 sq.ft of top-notch construction • 4 bedrooms and an ofﬁce • 4 bathrooms • 22 foot vaulted entrance
3 BDRM TOWNHOME! QUIET LOCATION!
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• Updated 1,350 sq.ft • 3 bedroom townhome • Walking distance to everything! • Updated kitchen, new bathroom, ﬂooring, etc! • New South Facing patio
5382 Crescent Dr., Ladner
1212 Paciﬁc Drive, Tsaw.
4906 47A Avenue, Ladner
POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY! • 12,700 sq.ft Lot • Prime Development Ppty! • Ofﬁcial Community Plan Designation is MDR • 10+ for Location • 1 minute walk to Nature Trails on the River!
WALK TO ALL AMENITIES!
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• 1,258 sq.ft, 2 bedroom • Ground-ﬂoor unit • Walk to ALL AMENITIES • Popular Royal Oaks Complex! • New carpeting, paint, • Ready to move in
RURAL LIVING!!! 14,811 SQ.FT. LOT!
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• Prestigious Arthur Drive • 950 sq.ft 2 bdrm rancher • 2,000 sq.ft shop • LOT (14,811 sq.ft) • HUGE amount of parking • This property has endless opportunity
4829 48th Avenue, Ladner
#111-1100 56th St., Tsaw.
3715 Arthur Drive, Ladner
STUNNING BRAND NEW HOME WITH SUITE • Brand new home GST included! • 2,787 sq.ft home • 5 bedrooms and den • 1 bedroom side suite! • High end ﬁnishings • Granite & stone countertops
WALK TO THE BEACH IN MINUTES
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• Excellent well-maintained rancher • LARGE 8,051 sq.ft. corner lot • Desirable Beach Grove • Updated kitch & bath • HUGE LOT • Don't miss this one!
ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL 923 SQFT 2 BDRM CONDO • 923 sqft 2 bedroom condo • In sought after Sunningdale
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• Many updates • Nothing to do but move in • Spacious private balcony • Priced to sell!
4943 63A Street, Ladner
1296 Morris Cr, Tsaw.
#105-4758 53rd St., Ladner
RESORT LIVING ON GOLF COURSE!
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• Custom built SxS duplex • Beach Grove location • steps to beach & schools • Three bedrooms one side two on the other • South exposed private yard • Family or rental
#201 1400 View Cr, Tsaw.
• Use your own builder • or use Andres Homes
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• Build 4,000 sq.ft. • In quiet cul-de sac location
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• Great layout • Priced for immediate sale
EXCELLENT BUILDING LOT UPPER TSAWWASSEN
• Bright & spacious
4905 Cliff Drive, Tsaw.
STUNNING CUSTOM BUILT HOME!
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• In popular Sunningdale complex
• Investor Alert! • 8,837 sq.ft. corner lot • 2 storey 2,337 sq.ft. home • Can be 2 - 2 BR rental units • Potential to subdivide • Priced 20% below assessed value!
#109-4728 53rd St., Ladner
• 1,324 sq.ft. • Spacious 2 bdrm unit • Overlooking Beach Grove Golf Course • Quiet, concrete building • 2 spacious bedrooms, • Extra large storage
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EXCELLENT 2-STOREY HOME WITH 2 BEDROOM SUITE
5720 Ferguson Court, Tsaw.
BEAUTIFUL VIEW CONDO
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GREAT 1 BEDROOM CONDO
• Stunning executive condo • UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS! • Absolute top quality ﬁnishings • 1,534 sqft 2 bdrm & den • Stainless steel appliances • $45,000 in extra furnishings included
EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME
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• Beautiful 2,277 sqft • 5 Bedrooms • 3 Bathrooms • In Ladner's premier Marina Garden Estates • Lovingly maintained • Formal dining/living rms
#206-5099 Springs Blvd., Tsaw.
5348 Commodore Dr., Ladner
CUSTOM HOME BUILT BY ANDRES HOMES • TOP QUALITY EXECUTIVE • 4,000 sqft family home • Top quality ﬁnishings • 10ft ceilings, wide-plank hardwood • Custom crafted carpentry • 5 full bathrooms
BEAUTIFUL NEW HOME $1,295,000
944 Underhill Drive, Tsaw.
#1 Agent in Ladner / Tsawwassen 2010, 2011, 2012* *Based on number of sales in 2010, 2011, 2012! *This representation is based in whole or in part on Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board Statistics
May 24, 2013 The Delta Optimist A37
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• 4 bedroom • 2 years young • 2 Bathrooms • 2-5-10 year warranty • In the heart of Ladner • Detached double garage • Don’t miss this!
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451 Milsom Wynd, Tsaw.
6 YEAR YOUNG, VICTORY SOUTH!!!
• Perfect 1 bedrm condo • 740 sq.ft • West-facing Exposure! • NOTHING to do but move in! • Walk all of Ladner’s amenities in minutes!
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EXCELLENT RANCHER W/DETACHED SHOP
EXCELLENT CONDO, WALK TO AMENITIES • 2 bedrm condo • 2 bathrm • New ﬁxtures • Freshly painted • 2 parking stalls • All centrally located to all showing & amenities!
• Absolutely phenomenal • 5 bedroom +den • Spice kitchen • Crown moulding • LARGE REAR YARD • Covered patio, with yard for tenant too! • INCLUDING NET GST
$909,900 EXCELLENT VALUE FOR 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOME
• 5 year young • 2,580 sq.ft • 4 bedrooms, • Crown moulding • Beautiful outdoor jacuzzi hot tub with covered patio!
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• 7.59 Acre Estate • PRIME WEST LADNER LOCATION • UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS of North Shore Mountains! • Tennis courts, ofﬁce accomodation, putting green 4905 36th Ave., Ladner
BRAND NEW HOME WITH SUITE!
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LADNER'S FINEST COUNTRY ESTATE
4987 59A Street, Ladner
4935 63A St., Ladner
• Ladner’s popular Oasis complex! • Newer kitchen, bathroom, paint, etc • Private yard, end unit, close to all amenities! • Priced to sell!
SPACIOUS 1,708 SQFT TOWNHOME
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• Don't miss this one • 3 or 4 bdrm townhome • SPACIOUS FLOOR PLAN • DOUBLE GARAGE • PRIVATE SOUTH FACING REAR YARD • Great value! #7-5671 Ladner Trunk Rd., Ladner
$429,900 EXCELLENT 3 BEDROOM TOWNHOME!
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•1,503 sq.ft spacious • 2-Level Townhome • Wonderful layout • 2 parking spots! • Do not miss this opportunity • Call today!
1617 Duncan Dr., Tsaw.
#41-4955 57th St., Ladner
#17-4748 54A St., Ladner
EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME ON LARGE LOT! • Beautiful and unique • 3,583 sq.ft • 3-Level home • Main ﬂoor living • Stone ﬁreplace • Ready for your family and to entertain!
FANTASTIC 2 BEDROOM 1,244 SQ.FT CONDO
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• Absolutely ﬂawless • 1-owner • 2 bedroom • 2 bathrooms • Beautiful quiet covered balcony • Don’t miss this one!
ABSOLUTELY STUNNING CUSTOM RANCHER WITH LOFT!
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• 3 bedroom+loft • 9,000 sq.ft, cul-de-sac location • Custom-built with top quality ﬁnishings • Master suite with jacuzzi tub etc
916 Gale Dr., Tsaw.
#B302-1248 Hunter Rd, Tsaw.
5301 Pinehurst Pl, Tsaw.
EXCELLENT PRICE! MARINA GARDENS! • 4 Bedroom • 3.5 Bathroom • Executive home • Jenn Air and Bosch appliances • Granite counters • Hardwood ﬂooring
EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME, THE TERRACE!
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• 2,713 sq.ft split-level • 3 bedrooms, games, and ofﬁce! • New roof, windows, paint etc • Private rear yard, covered patio • Close to Point Roberts
BEAUTIFUL BRAND NEW HOME
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• 5 bedroom + Ofﬁce home • Large open plan kitchen • Whirlpool appliances • Engineered hardwood • Largest lot in new subdivision • INCLUDING NET GST
5805 Fairwynd Wd., Ladner
5641 Sherwood Blvd, Tsaw.
4936 63A Street, Ladner
ONE-OF-A-KIND CONDO, VANCOUVER
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• 1,843 sq.ft rancher • Massive driveway • Newer Cedar Decking • Two full bathrooms (master has ensuite) • 2.5 year young roof • Excellent family home!
#305-1175 Ferguson, Tsaw.
STUNNING EXECUTIVE HOME! MASTER ON MAIN!
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• Fully renovated Townhome • Beautiful new $20,000+ Kitchen reno • New bathrooms • Built-in entertainment center #159-5421 10th Ave., Tsaw.
BUILDING 5196 Central Ave., Ladner LOT $499,900
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OPEN SUNDAY 2-4 PM
5385 Wellburn Dr., Ladner
Hawthorne School • Excellent West Ladner location!
• 4 Bedroom family home • Built in 2007 • This home has everything you need! • Clean-as-a-whistle! • Walk to all of Ladner’s amenities etc
#206-4745 54A St., Ladner
• READY-TO-GO • Building lot 6,300 sq.ft! • Centrally located walk to
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• 3 Bedroom Rancher • Large 9,849 sq.ft sunny west-exposed Lot • Great style, great layout, great location! • Priced to sell! • Don’t miss out.
608 Sandollar Pl, Tsaw.
READY-TO-GO BUILDING LOT!
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• Extensively Renovated, Fully Re-designed • Miele Appliances, Wenge Cabinets • Walnut Hardwood, granite countertops • 11,000 PLUS sq.ft. lot! • Top-of-the-line EVERYTHING!
LARGE RANCHER, GREAT LOT
5156 Westminster Ave., Ladner
PERFECT 1 BEDROOM CONDO!
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LIKE-NEW 4,100 SQ. FT. ESTATE WITH POOL
• Beautiful 704 sq ft • One bdrm + ﬂex • 140 sq ft private East & South facing balcony • 1 parking • Only mins to Downtown
EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME, THE TERRACE!
#407-2770 Sophia St., Van.
• 661 sq ft one bedroom and den condo • Insuite storage w/amenities galore • 1 parking & in suite laundry • Close to shopping restaurants/recreation & the ocean #508-1189 Howe St., Van.
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STRIP MALL FOR SALE! 6.5% CAP.
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• EXCELLENT 3.9 acre site • Excellent freeway exposure! • Value Village, national tenant • MJM Furniture • 6.5 CAP RATE
#3-45150 Luckakuck Way
Nobody sells more real estate than Fraser in Ladner / Tsawwassen *Based on number of sales in 2010, 2011, 2012!
personal real estate coproration
GREAT FAMILY HOME! GREAT PRICE!
A38 The Delta Optimist May 24, 2013
just sold #204-6651 Minoru Bv., Rich.
5318 Laurel Drive, Ladner
206 52nd Street, Tsawwassen
#B205-4821 53rd St., Ladner
#112-6263 River Rd., Ladner
36 Parkgrove Cr., Tsawwassen
#303-4803 48th Ave., Ladner
854 Underhill Dr., Tsawwassen
1112 Wilmington Dr., Tsawwassen
1122 53A St., Tsawwassen
1634 157TH St., White Rock
4504 W River Road, Ladner
492 English Bluff Rd., Tsawwassen
#212-4770 52A St., Ladner
#203-4738 53RD St., Ladner
#111-8900 Citation Dr., Richmond
#7-4748 54A St., Ladner
#1-4911 57A St, Ladner
Some of our recent sales! Weâ€™ve been busy!
4527 Holly Park Ct., Ladner
4570 51ST St., Ladner
4602 London Mews, Tsawwassen
4695 53A St., Ladner
4801 44TH Ave., Ladner
4804 Cannery Cr., Ladner
4838 57TH St., Ladner
4843 55B St., Ladner
4993 Linden Dr., Ladner
5285 44TH Ave., Ladner
5296 Wellburn Dr., Ladner
5302 3A Ave., Tsawwassen
5338 Commodore Dr., Ladner
5378 4TH Ave., Tsawwassen
5395 Paton Dr., Ladner
5413 River Rd., Ladner
5820 50TH Ave., Ladner
6342 Brodie Rd. Ladner
#1 IN SOUTH DELTA!
*based on # of sales in 2010, 2011, 2012 and to-date 2013
FRASER RANKED #45 in CANADA for RE/MAX in 2012** **Based on Completed transactions in 2012 years for residential and commercial commissions combined.**
1 Sale every 3.32 days so far in 2013 by FRASER!* *stats taken as on May 23, 2013 *based on Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics
May 24, 2013 The Delta Optimist A39
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AMay celebration of Enid’s will be 12, 1918 - May life 8, 2013 held at St. David’s Anglican A celebration Enid’s life will be Church, 1115of51A Street, Delta held on at Saturday, St. David’sJune Anglican BC 15th, Church,at 1115 51A Street, Delta 2013 2pm. Reception following in Church Hall. BC on Saturday, June 15th,
2013 at 2pm. Reception following in Church Hall.
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FOUND, DUNLOP Mtn bike, near South Park. May 16 Call to identify. 604-943-2651 LOST SILVER charm Bracelet May 20th at transit stop outside boys & girls club in Ladner. Sentimental vaue. Call 604-943-6118
1938 - 2013
It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother and grandmother who left peacefully into the arms of God at Irene Thomas Hospice on May 16, 2013. She has now joined her loving husband Brian. Julia devoted her life to her family, the raising of three children and doting on three grandchildren and several cats. Julia is survived by her sons; Michael (Julie) of Chilliwack and Wayne of Delta, her daughter Angela, also of Delta; grandchildren, Sean, Ethan and Amelia; sister Jean (Doug) and brother Bob. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Benediction Lutheran Church, 5575 - 6th Avenue, Tsawwassen, BC. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations to the BC Cancer Society, or Delta Hospice Society, 4631 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 4L8 would be appreciated.
DRIVERS WANTED AZ, DZ, 3 or 1 with airbrakes: Terrific career opportunity with outstanding growth potential to learn how to locate rail defects using nondestructive testing. Plus extensive paid travel, meal allowance, 4 weeks vacation and benefits pkg. Skills Needed Ability to travel 6 months at a time, Apply online at www.sperryrail.com under careers. Click here to apply, keyword: Driver. DO NOT FILL IN CITY OR STATE. EOE
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Richmond: June 9 or July 6 Surrey: Every Saturday Also Bby • Coq • M.Ridge • Van • Lgly Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Continuing Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice Since 2003!
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NOW HIRING Job Opportunity for a new restaurant in Tsawassen, BC. Thai-Isaan Cuisine and Cafe´. 1 Thai Food Chef with at least 5 years experience. 1 Food Preparation/Chefs Assistant. 1 Part Time Server (morning shift). Wage is negotiable based on experience. Please forward resume to: Thai-Isaan@outlook.com 1256, 56 St, Tsawwassen, BC V4L 2A4
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TYCHSEN, Orla Christine (nee Sannes)
December 22, 1921 – May 18, 2013
It is with great pride that we announce the graduation of our son Grant Fraser from the Civil Engineering Masters Degree Program at UBC! Grant earned his Bachelor’s of Engineering from BCIT in 2010 and is looking forward to his career. We are so proud that you ‘bridged’ the gap between your dreams and your future, Grant. Way to go! We wish you happiness and success. Love Mom and Dad
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FOSTER, Julia Nancy
December 14, 1989 - May 23, 2012
Orla was born on a farm near Hazlet, Saskatchewan to Oscar and Olga Sannes. She had 4 siblings, Alice, Arnold, Ruby, and Raymond. She is survived only by her dear sister Alice Smith of Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Orla moved to Edmonton, Alberta in 1943. She was employed as a mail order clerk at the Woodwards Department Store for 16 years. One of the highlights in Orla’s early life was sailing across the Atlantic with her best friend, Anne to visit relatives in Norway and travel in Europe in 1956, a time when very few women travelled on their own. In 1958, she married Svend Tychsen and shortly thereafter they had 2 children, Randi and Ronald. Orla was a devoted mother and wife as well as an excellent cook and baker. She hosted many get-togethers with family, friends and neighbours throughout her life. She was an active member of both the Lutheran Church and the Sons of Norway. Collecting and selling antiques was one of Orla’s great passions and she often found hidden treasures at garage sales and ﬂea markets. Later when the kids grew up, she and Svend started travelling more extensively. In 2004, they took their children and grandchildren on a memorable cruise to Alaska. In 2005, Orla and Svend moved to Tsawwassen, B.C. to be closer to their children Randi (Dan), Ronald (Karen) and their grandchildren Dylan, Eva, Alexandra and Tess. Orla loved her family dearly. Her kindness, compassion and generosity were felt by all who knew her. Orla’s faith kept her strong to the very end. She passed away peacefully with both her children at her side. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Svend. Thank you to all the staff at KinVillage for their kindness and care over the past six years. May you rest in peace, Mom with Dad at your side. A Memorial Service will be held at Benediction Lutheran Church, 5575 Sixth Avenue in Tsawwassen, BC on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 1:30 pm. A reception will follow.
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MULLETT, Camille MULLETT, Camille 1947-2013 1947-2013
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Roadway Towing Ltd. has two positions available for tow truck operators. Applicants must reside in the area in order to meet our contract obligations. Applicants must have a minimum of a class 5 driver’s licence without restrictions. Most importantly chosen applicants must pass a criminal record check prior to being hired. Experience is preferred however training will be provided to the right applicant. Some mechanical skills and an understanding of automobiles is an asset. Shifts include weekends and some on call nights. Company also offers an excellent benefits package. Drivers are paid on commission so the harder you work the more you can make. Resume and drivers abstract can either be faxed or emailed.
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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
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ENT UNIT, china cabinet, lamps, water cooler, house plants, electronics & more. 778-980-9463 JACUZZ HOT TUB 1/5 yrs old, 6 &or 7 people, J365 like new, only been used 3 times. Fuly loaded, paid $13,000 sell $6,500. 604-948-2195
SACRIFICE MOVING Sale · Grand Piano Ivory 5’ was $2900, now $1900 · Antique table w/ 6 chairs (chippendale) was $2900 now $1900, · Brown 8 drawer dresser 5’ 6' long $80, 604-946-8890
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The Delta Optimist May 24, 2013
Sat May 25th, 8am-3pm 4579 64th St
Household items, paintings, prints, furniture, clothing, kids stuff, toys, etc. etc.
LADNER GARAGE SALE 6217 Crescent Place Saturday May 25, 9 AM - 12 PM Downsizing everything must go!! Furniture, household items, kids stuff, misc... No early birds please. Rain or Shine. 5649 Clipper Road, Super Sized Garage Sale Sat. May 25, 9 AM - 12 PM Includes Camping Equipment, Dining Room Set, Housewares, Artwork, Bathroom Vanity & Sink, XBox games, Young Adult books, Textbooks, (New) Salmon Smoker, Mountain Bikes. Lighting fixtures, (new) Mix-master and much, much more! Rain or Shine. LADNER GARAGE SALE 5279 Brigatine Road Saturday May 25, 8:30 am, No Early Birds! Multi Family Garage Sale, Rain or Shine. Electronics, Sports Equipment, Household Goods, Plants, Misc Stuff.
5555 Commodore Drive, Ladner, Moving Sale Saturday May 25, 9 AM - 2 PM Downsizing sale. A variety of items including household goods, linens, furniture, patio Ad#: furniture, and books. Rain or Shine.
LADNER 5 Family Clearance Sale Sat, May 25th, 9am -1pm 4405 Maple Lane Kitchenwares, furniture, toys, books, huge variety - too much to list!
STACKING TOP load washer & dryer frigadaire white works well. Antique cast iron bath tub. You pick up! 604-952-0379
Preschool, Daycare, Before & After School Care (Pick-up & Drop-off to and from Ladner schools) Open all year. Open House every Wednesday, 4:30-6:30pm
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BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $600. Mission 1-604-814-1235
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565 MALTESE X Puppies Jan 26. Brown Tri Color, White 2M 3F First Shots Dewormed Hypo Allergenic $600. Call: (604) 582-9911
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BABY/CHILDREN MISC Crib/ toddler bed $100, Multi-stage car seat $95, gates,booster seat. Like new. Call: (604) 946-8448
TINA TINY TOTS DAYCARE licensed & ECE qualified, ages 1 and up, 15 years exp., next to park. East Ladner. 604 803-5020
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $405,000, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
Chocolate Lab Pincher Pups, bottle fed, 9wks,dewormed & all shots $400 ea, 604-287-5298
PURE Bred Bull Terrier, with papers, female, blk/white, 11/mo, all shots $1800, 604-831-0631
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580 PET’S STAIN, ODOUR, SCRATCH on THE FLOORS? Call FIN 778-889-7106, member BBB A+. WoodStoneTile.ca One Stop Floors Care Solutions
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GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
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AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603 COMPLETELY UPDATED approx 2000 sf, 4 BR, 3 full bth, central loc, RV prkg, nr schools, shops & bus. $795,000. 778-233-5500
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JACK RUSSELL X Border Collie 7yrs, 20lb, friendly to good home. NVan $negotiable 604-839-6113
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
SPORTS CARDS Serious buyer will pay $$ for pre 1970 sports cards in good condition. Paul 604-514-3844
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NOTICE OF EXCLUSION APPLICATION REGARDING LAND IN THE AGRICULTURAL LAND RESERVE I, Paul Christie, of Talisman Land Resource Consultants Inc., 13012 Westkal Road, Coldstream, BC, V1B 1Y5, as Agent, intend on making application pursuant to Section 30(1) of the Agricultural Land Commission Act to exclude from the Agricultural Land Reserve the following property which is legally described as, Lot 1, Plan Epp 14021 And located at 7620 Progress Way, Delta, BC Any person wishing to express an interest in the application may do so by forwarding their comments in writing to, Corporation of Delta, 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC, V4K 3E2, by Friday, June 14, 2013.
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
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2 LEVEL condo overlooking Beachgrove Golf Course, 2 br, 2 full baths, new carpet & appl. 2100 sf in ‘The Classic’ Tsaw Town Centre, June 1, $1900, ns 604-943-4229
Real Estate Investment HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
QUIET Clean 2br 3rd flr ste, Tsaw. nr amens, park like setting, carpets, Now Ref’s req, $1000. 778-316-3401
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex LANGLEY RENOD sxs $2,200 duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income +1/2ac rental income $2,200 /month lot, $489,900 604-807-6565 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
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LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $30,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
1 BR 800 sf, coach home Ladner $1,100 July 1, Les 604-946-1133 www.ladner.ca/rent1
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
www.abbeyfielddelta.org Seniors Residence Studio or 1 Bdrm Includes meals, hydro, cable, great companionship Margriet 604-943-2678
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE th TAKE the to TAKE NOTICE NOTICE THAT THAT Houweling Houweling Nurseries Nurseries Ltd. Ltd. of of 2776 2776 64 64th Street, Street, Delta, Delta, BC BC applies V4L 2N7toapplies Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) pursuant to the Vancouver the Greater Vancouver Regional District (“Metro Vancouver”) pursuant to Greater the Greater Vancouver Regional Regional District DistrictAir AirQuality Quality Management ManagementBylaw Bylaw1082, 1082,2008 2008for foraaPermit. Permit.
The purpose of this application is to request authorization to discharge air contaminants from the operation of two natural gas-fired stationary engines used to provide heat, carbon dioxide (CO2), and electrical energy to a vegetable greenhouse facility. The primary air contaminant generated from the combustion of natural gas is oxides of nitrogen (NOx). Other products of natural gas combustion include Carbon Monoxide, Particulate Matter (PM), and Total Hydrocarbons (THC). The engine exhaust gases are treated with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) which is considered amongst the best available control technologies for NOx control. Ammonia is a by-product from the SCR controls. A study to predict the potential ambient air quality effects of the requested NOx emissions from the engines confirms that the maximum predicted 1-hour, 24-hour and annual average ambient NOx concentrations (as NO2), including background, will achieve their respective Metro Vancouver ambient air quality objectives. Additional information for the energy project is available at the Houwelings Nurseries website: http://www.houwelings.com/proposed_energy_project/
The legal description of the land or premises where the plant, operation or source and treatment works are or will be located is: Parcel Identifier: 001-678-256; Parcel A (Reference Plan 7719), Section 24, Township 5, New Westminster District Except: Parcel One. (Reference PIan 50159). The characteristics of the waste in specific terms including the content of potential pollution causing substances expressed in metric scientific units is as follows: a. b. c.
EAST LADNER RESIDENCE AT THE RIVERHOUSE waterfront living with amazing views of water, Mtn Baker & farmland. Fantastic sunsets. Beautiful 2 br & 2 bath unit, 1253 sf attractively furnished, 2 wall brs that can be used for hobbies/ office, gourmet kitchen, gas f/p, large balcony, radiant heat, adjacent to marina, restaurant. Walk to transit. Located 20 minutes from airport, Island Ferries and US Border crossing furnished N/P, N/S.
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TSAWWASSEN Beautiful, central 2 bdrm 2 bath, 1076 sf, 6th floor, overlooking BG golf course, large wrap balcony, storage, 1 parking, np/ns, refs, $1650 incls heat, available NOW. Call 604-943-8290 or 604-314-0220 TSAWWASSEN COURT 2 Br, $1100 new reno's, garden lvl, quiet, np, Incl heat/hw 604-250-5390, 778-999-6853 TSAWWASSEN VILLA 2 BR apt. Newly reno’d $1080, incld d/w, balc, prkg, h/w & heat, cat neg. avail June 1, 604-880-5391
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Luxurious, furnished executive home in prestigious Marina Garden Estates backs onto 9th hole of Cove Links Golf Course. 2950 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3 fireplaces. Beautiful home, quality craftsmanship, elegant furnishings, radiant heated hardwood floors, dream kitchen, master suite with FP, Jacuzzi tub and balcony $3495 includes utilities, cable and internet. 1 year lease. N/S, N/P. July 1
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RESIDENTIAL RENTALS IN B.C. TSAW EXEC 3 bdrm crnr ste, fp, lndry, $1900 inc heat, prkg, no pet or bbq 604-943-6163 for appt
Total Maximum Potential Rate of Discharge: 624 cubic metres/minute (m3/min) at STP (STP = 20oC, 760 mm Hg) from a total of 2 sources. Maximum Potential Duration of Operation: 8,760 hours/year.
Total Emissions from All Sources Based on Requested Limits and or Estimates* Emissions Contaminant (tonnes/year)* Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) 3.14 Carbon Monoxide (CO)
Nonmethane Hydrocarbons (NMHC) as (CH4)
Particulate Matter (PM) Sulphur Oxides (SOx)
0.94 0.38 Total 11.50 *Detailed methods for calculating emissions are contained in the full application document. This Notice is published pursuant to the Environmental Management Act, the Public Notification Regulation, and the Greater Vancouver Regional District Air Quality Management Bylaw 1082, 2008. A person who may be adversely affected by the granting or amending of the permit, approval or operational certificate described in this notice may, within 30 days of its publication, notify Metro Vancouvers District Director in writing stating how that person is affected. The District Director may take into consideration any information received after 30 days only if the District Director has not made a decision on the permit, approval or operational certificate. Please note that submissions in response to this notice may be made available to the public as part of the public record, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Metro Vancouver Attention: Ray Robb, District Director 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby BC V5H 4G8 Phone: (604) 432-6200 Fax: (604) 436-6707 Email: email@example.com
Commercial Space for Lease Tsawwassen: 640 to 1580 sq ft
Ladner: 1080 sq ft at Harbourside Plaza, Delta Street.
STORAGE UNIT 2nd flr, secure Ladner bldg.. 11’ wide 16’ deep 10’ high (170 sq ft). Personal storage only. No business use. $75/m min 2 yr lse 604-734-5908
LIGHT Industrial w/offices Ladner near Hwy 17/Hwy 99 interchange. June 1st Approx 2400 sq ft. - incl property tax. $2,500/mo. Call: (604) 946-0404
LADNER Del Rio and Lora Court 1 bedroom suites in quiet well maintained buildings. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets, drapes heat and h/w. To view please call 604-454-4469 Evergreen Lane 1 and 2 bedroom suites available in one of our 4 well maintained bldgs. Located near shops, school and bus routes. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets and drapes. To view this suite please call 604-454-4469 Harbourside Affordable 3 bedroom suites available in the heart of Ladner Village. Rent includes 2 appl, drapes and hot water. To view please call 604-868-9453 Westport 2 bedroom suite available in well maintained bldg. Great location within walking distance of all amenities. Building has elevator, in suite storage and laundry hookups. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets, drapes and hot water. To view this suite please call 604-868-9453.
TSAWWASSEN Century Village Beautiful complex consisting of 6 bldgs with landscaped green areas. 1 & 2 bedroom suites available include drapes, wall to wall carpets, balconies, elevators and wheelchair access. Tsaw. Manor includes heat. Close to beach, parks, rec centre and schools. To make an appt to view please call 604-948-9111 Greensview 2 bedroom suite available. Includes dishwasher and garburetor. Building is located on bus route and within walking distance of shopping centre. For more info please call 604-306-1499 Kelly Court 1 and 2 bedroom suites available in quiet bldg close to amenities. Rent includes heat and hot water. Building updates consist of putting greens, windows and patio doors. To view these suites please call 604-306-7877
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1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
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★CLEAN FREAKS★ Trusted and reliable home cleaning services! Excellent attention to detail! Ladner owned & operated. Call us today at 778-896-9555
Collectibles & Classics
1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 2 door hardtop, all original, collector plates, $7500 obo. Call 604-874-4397
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