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Ladner could become home to another artificial turf field, but it won’t be happening in the immediate future. Delta council agreed Monday to begin discussions with user groups to examine the feasibility of adding another synthetic turf playing surface somewhere in the community. Ladner currently has one such field at Holly Park, while Tsawwassen also has one and North Delta has two. Coun. Robert Campbell, who chairs Delta’s parks, recreation and culture commission, said it was a particularly wet winter that saw FILE PHOTO Ladner fields closed to play Delta is looking to add a fifth turf field to its twice as often as fields in inventory. the other two communities. He also noted rehabilitating fields Ladner, of course I’m going to have a high desirability to have a with new drainage works would sports field in my community, but be cost prohibitive. Saying she’s concerned another the tax dollars that go into that come from people from all over artificial turf field might not be a Delta.” priority right now, Coun. Heather King added she’s also conKing said other recreational cerned council is setting an users, such as dry floor groups expectation in the community that and cyclists, should be consulted about the needs in Delta. She sug- another artificial turf field is a sure thing. gested a task force, or something Coun. Scott Hamilton, however, similar, be established to consult said all the municipality is doing with users groups, examining all is starting a process by exploring needs and costs. “I’m all for resolving the issue. the feasibility of such a project, I know it’s been a very wet spring. See FIELD page 3 Ladner, geographically, is unique
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Conductor John White led the New Westminster and District Concert Band during the seventh annual Ladner Bandfest last Sunday at Memorial Park. The two-day event featured 21 adult community bands. See more photos on Page 27 and at www.delta-optimist.com.
from North Delta and Tsawwassen with its high water table... I don’t think this is the right time to move on this at this point,” King said. “The taxpayer only has one wallet. We can look at provincial funding, federal funding and municipal funding for the projects we’d like to do, but we have to be very cognizant it’s not our money, it’s the public’s money... If I’m in
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North Delta man was reported missing in mid-April BY
Delta police have identified the body that was found in the water earlier this month near the George Massey Tunnel as that of a North Delta man who was reported missing in April. Bhupinder Singh Rahelu,
41, was reported missing by his family at about 7:45 p.m. on April 16. He was last seen at 9:30 a.m. that day at his family home in the 8300-block of 118A Street. Early the next day, police found Rahelu’s vehicle in the 9200-block of River Road. The van was unoccu-
pied but contained some of his personal belongings. A/Sgt. Cal Traversy said the death does not appear to be suspicious. Ken Rosmus found the body June 1 while out in his boat with a friend on the south arm of the Fraser River. The pair pulled the body onto the boat.
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The Ladner post office was one of the targets of rotating strikes by unionized Canada Post employees Tuesday. CUPW, representing 48,000 postal workers, has been staging 24-hour strikes since June 3. Contract negotiations had taken place for seven months prior without a resolution. The union is calling the current situation a “partial lockout” because its members’ hours were being cut. Canada Post says it has lost $70 million since the strike began.
Delta police called in the bomb squad yesterday morning after a suspicious package was found by the
pedestrian bridge on Arthur Drive in Ladner. Officers closed the road to all traffic while waiting for the RCMP explosive device unit to arrive and investigate the package.
Officers from the unit used a charge to detonate the package and could be seen sifting through what was left shortly after noon. For more, visit www. delta-optimist.com.
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The grand finale of Studio West Dance’s year-end recital last weekend paid tribute to the amazing playoff run by the Vancouver Canucks. The studio performed three sold-out shows at Ladner’s Genesis Theatre.
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a contention echoed by Coun. Bruce McDonald, who noted that’s essentially how all other recreational projects in Delta get off the
ground. CAO George Harvie said Delta already has $7.5 million in the bank thanks to municipal land being
impacted by the South Fraser Perimeter Road, while another desirable civic property in Tilbury will hit the market later this year. “This would not affect the taxpayers. There would
be no new taxes in Delta,” explained Harvie. Sport user groups didn’t have to financially contribute to the Holly Park field when it opened six years ago, although a short-lived coalition of user groups
Canuck fever is everywhere as the playoffs continue and the team remains just one win away from taking the Stanley Cup. Studio West Dance in Ladner held its year-end recital over the weekend and a couple weeks ago owner and director Jyla Davis decided to choreograph the grand finale number, which includes all the students at the school, with a Canucks theme. Davis said the 10-minute number used lots of “hockey” songs, like We Will Rock You, the Hockey Night in Canada theme song and the national anthem. As well, some of the students dressed as referees, hockey players, the Green Men, Don Cherry and Ron McLean. “It was quite the production,” she said, adding she would normally take a month to teach the dance to all 200 to 300 students at the school. With Canuck fever running rampant in the Lower Mainland, the dance school’s performance has garnered media attention, including coverage on both Global TV and CBC.
originally planned to make a contribution. A new fee has been introduced to groups using turf fields in Delta, a cost that has trickled down to players. Coun. Ian Paton said he’d
prefer seeing another artificial turf field in Ladner but also in Tsawwassen as well. The Ladner turf field proposal is now in the hands of Delta’s parks, recreation and culture commission to pursue.
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Ground broken as Little House ready to rise from ashes Home on 12th Ave. in Tsawwassen is key in battle against addiction
Members of the Little House Society were joined last Friday afternoon by municipal politicians and staff at the ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Little House on 12th Avenue in Tsawwassen.
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Work on rebuilding the Little House in Tsawwassen started over the weekend. It began at a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday afternoon and by Saturday work on the foundation began in earnest. Originally a family home, the little white house on 12th Avenue was purchased by the Corporation of Delta in 1979 where it served as a home for programs offered by Delta Mental Health and Richmond Alcohol and Drug Action Team. In May 1982, it was made available for 12-step meetings and in 2004 The Little House Society was established to oversee the facility. In 2009, the house was destroyed by fire and late last year the society launched a fundraising campaign to rebuild it. “You have changed many people’s lives by helping them deal with their addictions,” Mayor Lois Jackson said at the groundbreaking. Aside from rebuilding the house, the society is aiming at expanding its services. Community education about alcohol and drug abuse and addiction is a key part of the society’s goals and something it hopes to facilitate through the new house. The 1,800-square-foot facility will also be available to the community for
use as a multi-purpose space. “This facility that will be on this property is available to any group in the community,” Little House Society president Jim Stimson said Friday. “That’s the kind of commitment that this board is making to this community.” The society’s aim is to help everyone affected by an addiction, not just the addict. “It takes down not only the person with the illness but the family,” Stimson said. One local woman attested to that as she spoke to the crowd about her son’s addiction, the toll it’s taken on her family and the difficult road to recovery. “There were times when absolute despair took over,” she said. Stimson helped her son find his way to treatment, and she has found support through the Heart of a Mother workshops offered by the Little House Society earlier this year. The society’s fundraising work is not over. With more than $180,000 in in-kind donations of materials or labour and more in cash, there is still money left to be raised. For more information, or to make a donation, call Jim Stimson at 778-887-1828. Donations can also be made through Delta’s parks, recreation and culture department.
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Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington will be setting up her office at the KinVillage Recreation Centre in Tsawwassen on Wednesday, June 22. In an attempt to be more accessible to all of her constituents, Huntington is relocating her office to the seniors centre for the day. “There are no doubt many people who may have trouble coming to my Ladner office, so I thought it would be convenient for some if I came to them,”
says Huntington. The Tsawwassen “office” will be open from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. People are invited to drop in and have a private discussion with Huntington or, if they prefer a specific time, they can call 604-940-7924 for an appointment. “I believe this is really important and plan to continue the Tsawwassen ‘office’ on a regular basis,” said Huntington. KinVillage is at 543010th Ave.
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It’s a common problem for many and a local podiatrist now has a new tool in the fight against toenail fungus. Dr. Thomas Troy introduced the PinPointe FootLaser to his Tsawwassen practice at the end of March after it was cleared by Health Canada earlier this year.
The laser is a fast, effective and drug-free way to deal with toenail fungus, he said. Toenail fungus is a common problem. Troy said about 10 per cent of the population has it, a rate that increases to 30 per cent at the age of 50. Keeping toenail fungus at bay is both an issue of aesthetics — it causes the nail to become thick and discoloured — and keeping a communicable disease from spreading. A fungal infection can lead to more serious health
issues for patients with diabetes or immune disorders. Aside from the aesthetics, a fungal infection can be disfiguring and painful. Until the advent of the laser, toenail fungal infections were usually treated with medication or topical ointments. The laser works by penetrating the nail, without causing further damage to the nail or the surrounding skin. The heat of the laser kills the fungus. Troy, who has PHOTO BY CHUNG CHOW been practicing in Dr. Thomas Troy shows the new the area since 1987, PinPointe FootLaser. said all 10 nails mean the end of toenail must be treated at fungus but, as with any once. treatment, for some the funThe nail won’t clear up gus could return. immediately. It will clear For more informaslowly as the infected, damtion about the PinPointe aged nail grows out and is FootLaser, call Dr. Thomas replaced by new, healthy Troy at 604-943-0188 or growth. visit www.drtomtroy.com. For some, treatment will
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MURPHY’S LAW When you look at young people today, it’s hard to feel too sorry for them, what with their flat stomachs, full heads of hair and effortless grasp of technology. They’ve got it so good they’re probably under the impression Vancouver has always had a fantastic hockey team. However, life is not all roses for these young folks. In fact, when it comes to real estate, there is ample reason for older generations to pity them. An email that came my way earlier this month from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver paints a rather distressing picture if you’re a first-timer looking to break into the market. According to the board’s statistics for May, the typical South Delta home has increased in value by 138.4 per cent over the last 10 years to where it now sits at $727,723. Townhouses are up 185.6 per cent during that time, and now average a tidy $478,206, while apartments have risen by 132.4 per cent to a not so insignificant $369,350. These numbers are fantastic news for homeowners able to sit back and watch their equity grow, but they’re horrifying for young people not yet in the market. And every upward bump of these prices makes home ownership more and more elusive. The absolute cheapest home in these parts is in the half-million-dollar range, which equates to a mortgage payment pushing $3,000 a month. If you dare to dream about an average home, your monthly payment rises to the $4,000 range, which doesn’t include property taxes, utilities and all the other costs associated with a household. How many young people have aftertax incomes capable of handling those payments? Forget young people, how many people period could afford them? I realize it’s the reality of living in the shadow of a big, desirable city, but it’s a shame that real estate prices have altered not only our quality of life and communities, but our dreams as well. It wasn’t that long ago that buying a house was within the grasp of most people. Families moved to Delta to find a nice house on a nice lot in a pleasant, safe neighbourhood. Those homes and neighbourhoods still exist, but unfortunately they’re now out of reach of a great many, particularly the young families they were originally built to accommodate. According to a BMO housing report, the average priced home in Vancouver is now 11.2 times family income, more than double the ratio of a decade ago. It’s great if you’re already in the game, but I pity the young folks who aren’t.
Is there Hollywood ending to aspiring screenwriter’s tale? DAN SOUTHARD
COMMUNITY COMMENT Life can be very weird sometimes. As I write this, it’s Thursday, June 9 and I’m sitting in a hotel room in Southern California having just had a day of meetings with various Hollywood people. By the time this is published, I’ll be home, and darn grateful for it. I drove down here, something I’ve done on numerous occasions, but usually with more breaks along the way. While the distances can be grueling, it’s a nice drive. I particularly like the Shasta area in northern California, and always give a wave to the velvety aliens that live inside Mount Shasta when I pass by. Tomorrow, I’ll start the journey home, with a stop in Monterey to unwind for a couple of days. For
those planning a drive through California, I strongly suggest a visit to Monterey. When you’re there, take a drive around the bay to Phil’s Fish Market in Moss Landing ... best cioppino you’ll ever taste. Back to the purpose of my trip: Last year on a whim I entered a screenplay in a contest Francis Ford Coppola holds annually. Much to my surprise, when the results were announced in February, my screenplay had placed in the top 10. Since then my life has taken a turn for the, well, weird. I had been told to expect calls from agents and producers. I assumed this meant that maybe some small independent outfit might like my script, would want to toss me a couple of bucks, then have a real writer re-do it. Again, to my surprise, the opposite happened, and I was instead called upon by some prominent people in the industry to produce more screenplays, with bigger budgets and thus greater value. Since then I’ve completely re-written another script I did last year, and written two others as well. So, here I am in Hollywood with
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people whom I can’t believe are willing to even give me the time of day, and listening to them talk about “my career.” Like I said, life can be weird sometimes. Still, nothing may come of all this. In fact, I keep expecting someone to shout, “April fools,” or say, “Oops, we got you mixed up with somebody else.” Nevertheless, it’s been an interesting experience, and I’ve learned a lot. Mainly, that Hollywood people are much nicer than we’ve all been led to believe. So, why am I telling you all this? Well, all too often people are afraid to go out on a limb and take chances, or try new things. Our society makes it too easy for people to succumb to their fears or adversity. I wrote recently that anyone can succeed if they only work hard and recognize opportunities when they appear. Strangely, those words actually angered some people. I guess some people believe that when the odds are stacked against you, your only option is to throw in the towel. Ignore these naysayers. No matter what your circumstances, you can beat the odds. Just give it a try.
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Editor: With all the negativity being expressed about politicians these days, I would like to relate a very positive experience I recently had with our MLA, Vicki Huntington. I work for a fledgling B.C. company that has developed a technology to improve the stability of certain configurations of heavy trucks and trailers. In seeking approval for the on-road use of this technol-
ogy, we were experiencing some difficulty navigating through the bureaucracy in Victoria that regulates such things. Understanding her concerns regarding heavy truck safety in South Delta, we approached Huntington for some advice and help with our issue. Over the course of two months, she proved to be very generous with her time for us; there were two meetings each lasting more than an
hour and at no time did we sense a lack of interest in our plight. Within a short time of the second meeting, the bureaucracy responded to our issue and has since approved our technology for use on B.C. roadways. Despite being an independent, Huntington has proved to be effective in serving her constituents while helping to improve highway safety. Eric Amlin
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Editor: I recently had the pleasure of entertaining my out-of-town five-year-old grandson for the afternoon. He shows a lot of interest in birds, so I decided to take him to visit the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society’s centre in Ladner. I have lived in Tsawwassen for 30 years, and although very aware of the good work OWL does, had never taken the time to go there. What a wonderful after-
noon we had. We were escorted around by a very well informed volunteer who explained in detail what type of bird was in each cage, why they were at the centre, what they ate, etc. The hospital is out of bounds, but I learned that so far this year 153 raptors have been brought to the centre in need of care and
attention. On our departure, we viewed a very large peregrine falcon in the office, were able to sponsor an owl and, of course, buy a T-shirt. I encourage grandparents to do as I did. It was a pleasant, relaxing outing and my grandson still talks about what he saw. Anne Durie 05250803
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tomato experts will share some tips for success in this most challenging of all gardening projects. Earthwise Market Days are a community experience, unique to the Earthwise Farm. Visit the Earthwise Farm Store located mere steps from where the veggies are grown. Experience the connection from field to fork. Stroll through Earthwise Society’s ecologically designed gardens and observe the surrounding wildlife. The rural garden setting is a natural fit for Earthwise Market Days. Earthwise Society is located at 6400-3rd Ave. in Boundary Bay. Contact Earthwise at info@earthwisesociety. bc.ca or 604-946-9828.
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be featured in this celebration of summer’s arrival with fresh seasonal treats cooked in the outdoor cob oven. Pick up some great eats for a picnic in the Earthwise Garden and listen to music as you enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Earthwise Society has all kinds of activities planned to get you and dad growing together. Ease into the day with a little yoga in the garden (pre-registration suggested) and then take your dad on a Bee Safari or plant up your very own patio Bee Garden to help feed the bees. For those with a competitive streak, consider signing up for the Great Tomato Championship Boot Camp. The Earthwise Society’s
Saturday June 18th
All Floor Model TVs Priced to Clear
Earthwise Market Days get underway this weekend
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Today’s coaches aren’t SUMMER ROCKS! limited to the sidelines with The Centaurs
1960's Polydor and Regency recording artists. #1 Canadian band touring Europe in the 1960's. They're back to Rock 'n' Roll again!!
e Sat, June 18, 2011 c n A D & Q BB KinVillage Community Centre
Doors open 6:30pm • BBQ @ 7:00pm • Dance @ 8:00pm Tickets: $21 Members • $23 Non-members
Please purchase tickets in advance by 12 noon June 16th.
Natural Healing & Wellness Fair KinVillage Community Centre
Saturday June 25, 2011 10am-4pm FREE ADMISSION
ASTROLOGY ENERGY HEALING
IN HOME SERVICE COLOUR THERAPY
ECO FRIENDLY PRODUCTS SOUTH DELTA MIDWIFERY
KinVillage Community Centre 5430 10th Ave., Tsawwassen Tel: 604-943-0225
SEMINAR & PRESENTATIONS. A GATHERING PLACE WHERE NON-TRADITIONAL HEALING PRACTISES ARE DISPLAYED.
At one time, it seems to me, coaches were people you found only on ice rinks and on baseball fields and in lacrosse boxes. Not so any more. Today there are “coaches” of every description. Need a career coach? They’re in abundance. A life coach? Them, too. Need a colour consultant? They’re everywhere, apparently, and more than willing to help homeowners break out from that beige, little world. There are, I have discovered, even “organizing professionals” — or coaches, for want of a better word. They’re the people who will come to your home, tell you what clothes you should turf, what you should keep and what items you should place in those handy-dandy stacking wicker baskets. And then hand you a bill.
Recently, I have learned there are also people called gardening coaches. I am not entirely sure what they do, but I suspect they come to your home, advise you what flowers to plant and then politely advise you to water them more than once a season. Brilliant, I say. This is all, well, news to me. I have never had a coach, but I am pretty sure I’d like one — or perhaps three or four. If I had my druthers — and enough money — I think I’d go for the life coach. That, I am guessing, would be the individual who pretty much covers all the bases. A life coach, I assume, would come into my private space and do a massive overhaul. He or she would probably have my happiness uppermost in mind, and tackle all of life’s great questions. Should I be a vegetarian, instead of a lover of ribs? A student of Chinese philosophy, perhaps? A quilter or a poker queen? The life coach, I expect,
would also cover the smaller things. He or she would determine whether I am spending too much on my laundry detergent and whether my shoes are sensible enough and whether I ought to wear more plum and less yellow. I do not know how people become life coaches, or coaches of any kind, but I imagine the training must be intensive. I am betting an organizing coach, for instance, probably goes to school for a good four or five years and takes a rigorous course load. One subject, I am betting: The ABCs of the Underwear Drawer. Another? No-brainer. That would be: Bookshelves — Getting the Spines in Order. At the moment, alas, I am afraid I am spending too much on ribs and laundry detergent and yellow clothing to be able to afford a coach of any kind. I envy people who can, however. The underwear drawer, let’s face it, is something in need of a pro.
HST will be reduced from 12% to 10%.
Transition cheques for families & seniors.
After listening to British Columbians, the government has proposed
Under the proposed change to a 10% HST rate, the average B.C. family
an HST reduction from 12% to 11% by 2012, then to 10% by 2014.
will be $120 better off annually than under the old 12% GST + PST
This proposed change will take effect if the province votes to keep
system. And to help transition to the lower rate, the government will
the HST in the referendum. If B.C. votes to return to the GST + PST
provide $175 for every child under 18 and every senior with income
system, the combined rate will remain at 12%.
up to $40,000.
Decide for yourself. Learn more at HSTinBC.ca
Paid Ministry Opportunity
In the Community
St. David’s hosts fair trade sale
Director of Music Ministries
St. David’s Anglican Church, Tsawwassen, requires a skilled musician (piano and organ) with a Bachelor of Music degree or equivalency. The successful candidate must have solid communication and organizational skills, the ability to work with people of all ages, and openness to diverse musical styles. A grounding in traditional Anglican musical and liturgical practices would be an asset. The position is 13 hours per week. Please send your resume to St. David’s Anglican Church, email@example.com; 1115 – 51A Street, Delta, B.C. V4M 2Y2; fax: (604) 943-4731; phone: (604) 943-4737 to the attention of Sandy Simpson. The closing date for receiving resumes is July 1/11.
Catch Basin Cleaning Notice ELIZABETH MURRAY
Rev. Karin Fulcher, Rev. Paul Woehrle and committee member Barbara Lynch ready St David’s for a fair trade sale on Saturday.
Delta South Constituency Office 4805 Delta Street, Delta, BC V4K 1V8 Phone: 604-940-7924 Fax: 604-940-7927 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parliament Buildings, Room 145 Victoria, BC V8V 1X4 Phone: 250-952-7594 Fax: 250-952-7597 Email: email@example.com
The Corporation of Delta 4500 ClarenceTaylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2 www.corp.delta.bc.ca
All Spring Stock %
" Capri’s " Tee’s " Jackets " Shoes " Jeans " Dresses Open s Sunday
in the lobby of the Coast Tsawwassen Inn
56th Street • 604-943-8088
Join us and have a private disussion with Vicki or if you prefer a speciﬁc time, please call 604-940-7924 for an appointment. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet with your MLA.
10:00 am - 12:00 noon 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Engineering Operations Division If you have any questions please contact the Engineering Department at 604-946-3260
Wednesday, June 22 at KinVillage Community Centre 5430 - 10th Avenue 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Vicki Huntington and her Constituency Oﬃce assistant will be in Tsawwassen to meet with residents in their own local community. It’s as if Vicki moved her Ladner Oﬃce to Tsawwassen for the day!
WEEKENDS ONLY (7:00 AM – 6:00 PM) Annacis Island, Tilbury & Nordel Industrial Park
VICKI HUNTINGTON BRINGS HER CONSTITUENCY OFFICE TO TSAWWASSEN
WEEKDAYS (7:00 AM – 6:00 PM) North Delta, Ladner & Tsawwassen Major Roads and Bus Routes
MLA, Delta South
This program is scheduled for April 11th - July 15th 2011
business can also put people before profit. Fair trade encourages North American consumers to appreciate artisans’ cultural heritage and life circumstances with joy and respect. In addition to handcrafted gifts from around the world, local craftsman Bob Peters of Old Goat’s Workshop has interesting Father’s Day items for young shoppers with pocket money to spend on their dads.
It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers in developing countries. It is based on the principle that trade should have a conscience and proves that greater justice in world trade is possible. It highlights the need for change in the rules and practice of conventional trade and shows how a successful
morning cup of coffee. At lunchtime, Mennonite-sausages-in-abun will tempt shoppers to rest from “travelling” through Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East in search of unique and interesting products from more than 100 artisans in more than 35 countries. Fair trade represents a partnership based on dialogue, transparency and respect, which seeks greater equity in international trade.
The Utility Maintenance Section has resumed its annual catch basin cleaning program. The primary contractor for this project is McRae’s Environmental Services Limited.
“Getting out of the culde-sac” to help provide vital, fair income to people in developing countries is bringing Fair Trade Ten Thousand Villages “into the cul-de-sac” of St. David’s Anglican Church on Saturday. Bob Peters, chairman of the Father’s Day weekend fundraiser, members of last year’s craft fair committee and Olga Nickel of Ten Thousand Villages have been working together on a global-themed fair that will feature handcrafted products from around the world. The parish-sponsored sale offers the community an opportunity to invest in that world and shop fair trade with a non-profit organization linked with a program of the Mennonite Central Committee (a relief, service and peace agency). Fair trade changes lives and for many visitors on June 18, that begins with a cup of Fair Trade Coffee at St. David’s Kitchen Cafe. Home-baked bread, frozen fruit pies, as well as banana and other fruit loaves, will be offered for sale by St. David’s bakers, as well as light refreshments for that
St. David’s Anglican Church, Tsawwassen
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Southpointe Academy will be holding a benefit concert for its new school building tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Arts Centre (1172-56th St.). Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance from Southpointe Academy. Special guest performers include conductor and pianist Maestro Frank, opera tenor singer Angus Stuart and Trio Accord, a string trio composed of members of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Susie Jiwon Yoo (pictured), winner of national MusicFest Canada 2011 and member of Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra, will perform as well.
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Admission is free but branch co-ordinator Dawn Sillett needs RSVPs so catering can be planned appropriately. Those interested should let Sillett know by calling 604-946-2731 no later than June 17.
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• Little Caesars* • Thrifty Foods • Double R Rentals* • Harris Nursery • Revy Home Centre* • Canadian Tire • The Bay
a light lunch provided by pharmaceutical company Boehringer-Ingleheim, which is sponsoring the event. There is no charge. The event will take place at the Delta Stroke Recovery branch regular venue, Tsawwassen United Church, 693-53rd St.
• Staples* • Army & Navy* • Shoppers Drug Mart • Golftown* • Sears* • Zellers • The Home Depot*
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Neurologist Dr. Ho will talk on “Atrial Fibrillation — strokes — education and prevention” at the Stroke Recovery Association branch in Delta next week. The lecture will be part of the branch’s regular weekly meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by
Cyclist shares his photographs
Take a photographic tour with Delta’s Rick Millikan and discover the rewards of cycling beautiful British Columbia and beyond. The Tsawwassen Library is hosting an upcoming presentation where Millikan will discuss splendid attractions in Victoria and give overviews of more ambitious tours such as B.C.’s Kettle Valley Trail, Alberta’s Icefields Parkway and Quebec’s Blueberry Route. Cycle Touring British Columbia and beyond is set for Thursday, June 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 06251923
Shortstop Auto Service Re-opens under new ownership & management, with a great team of licensed mechanics!
CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY COMING SOON
• LIGHTS, BELTS, HOSES & FLUIDS • SUSPENSION & STEERING • TIRE ROTATION • BRAKE INSPECTION • OIL & FILTER (ON MOST VEHICLES)
and BRAND PARTS FULL A/C SERVICES AVAILABLE
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OIL CHANGE SPECIAL
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Your Favourite of Dad We asked readers to send us their favourite photo of Dad in our annual Father's Day contest and their entries are featured on the following six pages. The winner, who will be announced in Friday's paper, will receive dinner with Dad at the Primerose Restaurant and a $100 gift certificate from Home Building.
A18 The Delta Optimist June 15, 2011
THE FISH ARE HERE!
April Besth says this is her favourite photo of her husband Nick Besth, “Daddy” to Abigail and Hudson. She loves how he is holding them in each arm and the way her son is clasping his sister’s hands. She says every time she sees this photo it reminds her of a very special celebration and all the love they felt as a family that day.
DEALS ON FATHER’S DAY GIFTS Fishing, Hunting, Camping Supplies.
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This photo of Breanne Beal and her dad, Rick Beal, is full of memories. Two years ago on a trip to New York they went to a Yankees game, which was being played in their new stadium. Breanne says she loves to watch hockey, baseball, basketball and soccer with her dad. They go golfing every chance they get when the weather is good. Despite an embarrassing loss by the Yankees, Breanne says that day with her dad was probably one of her favourites.
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June 15, 2011 The Delta Optimist A19 Father’s Day
Seven-year-old Adam Glockl says his dad, Andre, is awesome because he does cool stuff with him. Adam’s dad has taught him how to play golf and tennis, ride a bike and how to play poker. Adam says he loves him like the whole solar system and universe.
Ninety-one-year-old Doug McColl is surrounded by his girls: Maureen McColl (sitting), Karen Day (top left), Joanne Fee (middle) and Cheryl Streeter. Dad lives at Mountainview Manor extended care unit in Ladner and although he has had a stroke and one leg amputated, he still keeps his sense of humour and his love for his family.
Amanda Robinson says she has so many great photos of her dad, Stu Robinson, it was hard to pick just one. This one won because it is of him and her girls. Her dad and his wife left their amazing property in the Kootenays to be closer to their grandchildren. He told his wife, “How can we have a positive influence on them if we live so far away?” Amanda says she has always known she was lucky to have a great dad — kind, loving, attentive and supportive — and now her love and admiration just grows.
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Drift into total relaxation while soothing away stress & muscle tension. An invigorating Lemongrass Back Scrub To wash away impurities, then a Hot Ginger Compress to relieve aches & pains, Snally a traditional relaxation back massage using Refreshing KaRr Lime Body Oil.
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A HOT OIL SCALP TREATMENT
Stress relieving hot oil is slowly poured over and massaged into your scalp, taking your mind to a diTerent planet. Hot towels enrapture your scalp while gentle hands massage your shoulders to the tips of your Sngers.
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Dany Loyer says growing up with her dad, Ron Martens, was as challenging as it was rewarding. He was, and still is, very active and outdoorsy. Dany and her sister had the privilege of hiking the West Coast Trail, camping under the stars, canoeing and backpacking, all before entering junior high. When she was younger, Dany was sure her dad had wanted boys. She figured that could be the only reason he had her chopping firewood and digging holes in the yard. It wasn’t until she was much older she realized what she once thought to be a punishment was actually what made her into the strong — physically, mentally and emotionally — woman she is today.
• Free putting green • Golf lessons
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Alex is almost two and is fascinated by everything his dad, Doug Schultz, does. Whether it’s watching a hockey game, pulling weeds, sleeping on the couch or playing outside, Alex watches closely. The photo shows Alex still struggling to talk and his actions and grunts are just so apparent as he attempts to figure out what dad is doing on the ground and how he can help.
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June 15, 2011 The Delta Optimist A21 Father’s Day
It’s FATHER’S DAY at
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Josh and Ali Clayton love these photos of their dad as it reminds them of many good memories. They loved spending time with him and it did not matter what they did as long as it was together. He passed away in February of 2008 and they miss him a lot.
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SENIORS RECOGNITION SALE DAY - 1st Tuesday of Every Month 7000, 11686 Steveston Hwy, Ironwood Plaza
Store Hours: Mon-Tues 10am-6pm, Wed-Thurs 9:30am-6:30 pm, Fri 9:30am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm
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Father’s Day Special This photo is of Nathan and his dad, Stephen Norcross, hanging out in the pumpkin patch. They looked all over for the perfect pumpkin before finding it. They got really mucky that day and had to wash off with the hose when they got home. Dad helped Nathan carve the pumpkin and then they roasted the pumpkin seeds for a snack.
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Charley Wright says this is her favourite photo of her dad, Steve Wright. They were at Browns Socialhouse having dinner and were being so silly mom took this photo. Charley says she likes the photo a lot because he looks really happy. She says she loves her dad because he is really funny and he makes her laugh a lot.
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Katie Norcross says she was the son her dad never had. He spent so much time with her when she was young, introducing her to many different sports. Her love was for softball and he encouraged her to follow her dream of playing internationally one day. All his dedication helped her get there. You can now find Grandpa Les at the ball field watching or practicing with all seven of his grandchildren.
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June 15, 2011 The Delta Optimist A23 Father’s Day
Eight-year-old Manelle and five-year-old Jayda say their dad, Maher Ayach, always takes them to the park and spends lots of time with them. He has such big arms he cuddles them and keeps them safe. The girls say he is the best daddy anyone could ever have.
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Market days are here again Popular Ladner Village Market back for a 15th season Photos by Chung Chow
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The 15th season of the popular Ladner Village Market got underway Sunday as 150 vendors set up shop along three blocks of 48th Avenue. The market runs for a total of seven Sundays throughout the summer. Future market dates are: June 26, July 10 and 24, Aug. 14 and 28, and Sept. 11. Left: Wes Mackey provided some entertainment for the crowds. Bottom left: Although a cool, wet spring has not been kind to farmers, local produce was available. Bottom right: Steve Choi of Choi’s Pottery working on some custom pieces. Right: Shoppers of all sizes inspect the merchandise. For more photos visit www.delta-optimist. com.
A26 The Delta Optimist June 15, 2011 Feedback
British Columbians will soon be receiving ballots in the mail for the province-wide referendum on the harmonized sales tax. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon previously announced that if B.C.ers vote to
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Paul Bach It’s better than 12 (per cent).
Darcey Walker I want the HST gone. Taking off two per cent doesn’t do it for me.
You can have your say on this issue by taking part in our web poll at www. delta-optimist.com
Stephanie Poulin I just think that it’s another way for the government to screw us. They’re trying to make it look good with those stupid commercials.
Robert Nowak It’s better than 12 (per cent).
Alex Jones I’d prefer 10 (per cent) over 12 (per cent).
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Bandfest fills park with music
June 15, 2011 The Delta Optimist A27
Memorial Park in Ladner was alive with the sounds of music over the weekend thanks to the seventh edition of Ladner Bandfest. Hosted by Ladner’s own Delta Music Makers Community Band, the two-day festival brought together 21 adult community bands from throughout the Lower Mainland and beyond. It has become the largest gathering of adult musicians in Western Canada. Left: The Maple Ridge Concert Band performs on the main stage. Below and right: The North Vancouver Community Band under the gazebo.
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!Delta Life Skills Society invites you their Fun Night, at the Sky Hawk Restaurant (Boundary Bay Airport), Ladner on Thursday June 16. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 which includes a choice of beef, chicken or veggie burger with fries or salad and a soft drink, tea or coffee. Contact Lori Rowe for tickets email@example.com. !South Delta Newcomers & Alumni meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7:15 P.M. in the Kiwanis Longhouse, 1710-56th St., Tsawwassen. The club is for all women who have moved to Ladner, Tsawwassen or Point Roberts, to introduce you to the community and help you make new friends. Join us Thursday, June 16 at our Strawberry Social. For more information please call Bonnie at 604-9435869. !This summer, join us every third Saturday for Earthwise Market Days in Tsawwassen. All are invited to enjoy live music, freshly baked food from our cob oven, visit our vendors and walk through the beautiful Earthwise Garden. There will be drop-in ($10) yoga in the garden at 10:30 a.m. Please RSVP. First Market Day: June 18 “Welcome Summer” - Bring your Dad and check out the early signs of summer; fresh veggies, warm weather & everything’s blooming. Location: 6400-3rd Ave., Boundary Bay, Earthwise Farm. Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information: 604-946-9828 or info@ earthwisesociety.bc.ca.
!Evergreen Garden Club presents Jennifer Grenz speaking on invasive plants on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. Club meets at Kin House, 5050-47th Ave., Ladner. Visitors and new members always welcome. Info: 604-940-0937. !The Boundary Bay Quilters Guild invites you to attend our meeting on Tuesday, June 21. We have a marvelous members’ show & tell and lending library! This month is our Strawberry Social and the Baby Quilt Challenge. We meet at the Sacred Heart Gym, 3900 Arthur Drive in Ladner. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and our meetings are from 7 to 9 p.m. Guests are always welcome for a $5 entrance fee. For more information: www.boundarybayquiltersguild.ca or call 604-948-0692. !Take a photographic tour with Delta’s own Rick Millikan and discover the rewards of cycling beautiful British Columbia and beyond. His talk is on Thursday, June 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Library. !There will be a Natural Healing & Wellness Fair on June 25 at the KinVillage Community Centre. Tables are available to rent for business’ or services that involve alternate healing, eco friendly products and business’ that help improve everyone’s general well being. For more info please call Jodi @ 604-948-2820 or email: peacefulchild@ dccnet.com. !Twice monthly car boot sale at Centennial Beach Parking lot, 8:30 a.m. every second and fourth Saturday (weather permitting). Only $10 for space. Bring ground sheet to display goods. Hosted by Cammidge House Committee Boundary Bay Regional Park. For more information call Murray at 604-9430828 or Beth at 604-940-
9824. Following sales are: June 25, July 9, 23, Aug. 6, 20 and possibly Sept. 3, 17. !The Alzheimer Society of B.C. welcomes you to attend Life after Diagnosis & Navigating the Health Care System on Monday, June 27. This two-hour workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, how the health care system works, accessing different programs and services in the community, early planning and strategies for living well with dementia. The event will be held at the Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care, Delta Hospice (4631 Clarence Taylor Crescent) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Contact Anthony for more information at 604-2387390 or e-mail: anthonyk@ alzheimerbc.org. To learn more visit: www.alzheimerbc.org. !The Delta Photo Club that meets weekly at the Kin Village is on summer break. We resume on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Come out and join us with all your new wonderful ideas and images. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org. !BC Guide Dog Services is looking for volunteer boarding homes in Ladner for our dogs in training. Dog Lovers needed to board our guide dogs training for approximately six months while they undergo advanced instruction. The dogs are training with our instructors Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are picked up and dropped off daily. Please email ashley.clark@ bcguidedog.com if you are interested in this rewarding opportunity. !The Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer Driver program in Ladner/
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Special Events !The Ladner Community Gardens Grand Opening is on Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Mayor Lois Jackson at the Children’s Garden and the launch of the 2011 Children’s Garden Photo Contest. Music, face painting etc. 6467 Holly Park Dr., Ladner. Info: 604-9400937. !The Cammidge House Committee and Tsawwassen/Boundary Bay Lions invite everyone to the 11th annual Sunday in the Park celebration of Father’s Day on June 19 at the playground at Centennial Beach. Pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon costs $5 per adult and $2 per child. For more info call Geof at 604-943-1303. Fund Raisers !On June 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., volunteers from the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society (LMDSS) are pro-
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!There will be a barbecue fundraiser for MS on Saturday, June 18 in front of M&M Meat Shops in Tsawwassen on 12th St. Arts !The BIA is hosting a Multicultural Arts Celebration on June 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the square in front of Ambiente Bistro. Come out and see some amazing performances by local dance schools and artists. Visit www. shoptsawwassen.com for more information !South Delta Artists’ Guild presents their new show Linear Visions. Works in this show & sale include drawings, paintings and mixed media pieces emphasizing the key elements of line. You may enjoy this show until June 26 at the Tsawwassen Longhouse Gallery. Location: SE corner of 18th Avenue and 56th Street. Regular Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. For more information on upcoming shows and workshops visit: http://southdeltaartistsguild. com/. The Coming Events column is published every Wednesday as a community service. If you have a nonprofit event, mail, drop off, fax, or e-mail (events@ delta-optimist.com) the details to the Optimist by 3 p.m. Monday. Submissions are subject to space limitations (no phone calls, please).
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(Above) the 2004 President’s Cup champion Ladner Pioneers were inducted into the Delta Sports Hall of Fame team category at last Saturday’s Banquet of Champions. Former NFL kicker Mitch Berger (top right) is welcomed to the hall by Jako Krushnisky. He was one of two athletes inducted. (Bottom right) Judi Stene presents longtime hockey coach Ron Johnson with his hall of fame award. 1979 when he guided a local women’s team to a provincial championship. Several years later, he coached the most successful team in the history of North Delta Minor Hockey, culminating with winning the prestigous Western Canadian Bantam AAA championship. Johnson also tasted success at the junior “B” level, guiding the Richmond Sockeyes to provincial championships in 2003 and 2004. Pioneer John Service Swimming This longtime Tsawwassen resident was a member of the Great Britain swim team, having competed in the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London and the 1954 Empire Games in Vancouver.
After a 35-year hiatus as a competitor, Service joined the UBC Masters Swim Club in 1984 and would go on to establish new provincial and national records for his age group. He founded the Winskill Otters Master Swim Club in 1987 where he continued to swim and serve as a coach. Service who passed away unexpectedly in 1996, he is remembered as a great friend, athlete and coach. Builder Lyle Gatley Rowing This 1968 Olympian and longtime Ladner resident has made a huge impact in the community by cofounding the Delta Deas Rowing Club in 1986. He coached the very first girls crew and his woodworking class at South Delta second-
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It took about two hours on Saturday night to better understand the rich history of athletics in Delta and level of excellence this municipality is still producing. Delta Sports Hall of Fame’s impressive seventh annual Banquet of Champions at the Coast Hotel in Tsawwassen not only recognized athletic achievements past and present, but the valuable contributors away from the field who make it all possible in the first place. The Hall of Fame’s class of 2011 features eight inductees including arguably one of Delta’s greatest athletes of all-time. Mitch Berger not only spent 14 seasons as a kicker in the National Football League, he played a starring role for the last senior boys basketball team from this municipality to win a B.C. title — the 1990 North Delta Huskies. The sold out banquet, which included Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington, Mayor Lois Jackson and members of council, also heard an inspirational message from two-time Olympian Alexa Loo. Here’s a closer look at the 2011 Hall of Fame inductees. Friday’s paper will feature the Delta Sports Champions winners. Athletes Candice Murray Softball After a stellar career at the minor level which included winning four provincial titles with North Delta teams, Murray wasted little time in enjoying success at the collegiate level, earning all-star honours in her freshman season at Simon Fraser University. She would go on to be named NAIA Division One Player-of-the-Year and also become a fixture with the national team program. The standout infielder started for
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Osborne & Collings honoured for their work with 1st-year Royals Katie Osborne and Gord Collings have been recognized for their roles in helping the Douglas College Royals women’s softball team enjoy a respectable inaugural season in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC). Osborne, who is from Ladner was named to the Northern Conference AllStar Team. The sophomore first baseman batted .316 and drove in 19 runs. After playing an earlier season with another program, she will be unable to rejoin the Royals, having completing her eligibility. “Katie brought experience to our team and helped the first-year players appreciate the need for commitment and hard work,” said Collings. The Royals finished
Tsawwassen’s Gord Collings, who enjoyed plenty of success with the Delta Heat organization, was named coach-of-the-year after leading the Douglas College women’s softball team to an 11-13 record in its inaugural season. with an 11-13 record and Collings’ effort guiding the first-year program was recognized by being named co-winner for Coach-ofthe-Year. The Tsawwassen resident has long been involved in the game, working a
number of years with the Delta Heat rep “A” minor program, before taking on the challenge at Douglas College. This summer, he will be coaching Team B.C. at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops.
O’Neil iced the win on a shorthanded goal with 17 seconds remaining. Jamie Malanfant added a goal and two assists. The Islanders return to action on Saturday when the Victoria Shamrocks visit Ladner at 7:30 p.m. It will be the season debut of standout Logan Schuss.
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ItIt is is with with great great sadness sadness that that we we announce the the passing passing of after aa announce of Todd Todd after short, courageous battle with cancer. short, courageous battle with cancer. He is is survived survived by by his his loving Reiko He loving wife wife Reiko and 99 year year old son Tyler, Tyler, parents parents Dianne Dianne and old son and brother Troy, nephews Alex and Lou, Lou, brother Troy, nephews Alex and Justin, Justin, uncles uncles Dr. Dr. Milton Milton Miller, Miller, Don Don and and Ken Ken Carter Carter and and and many other family and cherished friends. many other family and cherished friends. Todd was raised and grew up in Ladner, BC, graduated from Todd and Engineer. grew up in from B.C.I.T.was as raised an Aircraft HeLadner, inspiredBC, us graduated with his neverB.C.I.T. an Aircraft Engineer. He inspired his nevergive-up as attitude, incredible bravery and loveus forwith his family and give-up friends. attitude, incredible bravery and love for his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at A2:00 Memorial will be held on Thursday, JuneTrunk 16, 2011 at pm atService Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Road, 2:00 pmBC.at Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Ladner, Ladner, BC.
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SCLATER Alison Janet May 12th, 1938 - June 11, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alison Sclater. Alison was born to Sidney and Eleanor Smith, May 12th, 1938 in Vancouver. Alison was recently predeceased by husband Elliot (Slate), April 3rd, 2011. She will be lovingly remembered by son Jamie (Charlotte), daughter Karen Kilpatrick (Mike), grandchildren Nolan and Payton Kilpatrick, sister Susan Mitchell (Brant), and many dear family and friends. Alison graduated from Lord Byng Secondary in 1956 and from the VGH School of Nursing in 1959, working in the maternity case room until 1969. Alison married Elliot in 1960 and lovingly raised her two children in their Tsawwassen Beach home. Over the years Alison found a passion for cooking, travelling, tennis, and PEO Chapter AS. Alison was an amazing woman who showed great love and delight for her family and friends and will always be remembered for her remarkable grace, dignity, and courage. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Irene Thomas Hospice for the loving care mum received this past month. A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, June 21st at 1:00pm at the Beach Grove Golf Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Delta Hospice Society.
George passed away June 8, 2011 at the age of 88 with his family at his side. In his youth, George was an accomplished athlete, coach, manager and promoter of sport in his then home-town, Kelowna. Throughout his life Dad also enjoyed the “Sport of Kings”, thoroughbred horse-racing. George spent 24 years with the Canadian National Telegraph as a Morse Operator in Kelowna, Vernon and Vancouver. His most enjoyable assignment of all was during the 40’s, transmitting live Vancouver Capilano baseball play-by-play from the press box of what is now Nat Bailey Stadium. In the summer of 1948, Dad married the love of his life Marguerite. Daughter Karen arrived in 1956, son Ken in 1957. Later in the 50’s, at the request of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, Dad assisted with the assembly of senior hockey players from across Canada, to be the ﬁrst-ever Canadian hockey team invited to play in communist Russia. In the early 60’s, he co-owned and managed one of the ﬁrst A&W franchises in Canada, in Trail, BC. From 1968 until his retirement in 1988, he operated the One Hour Martinizing dry-cleaning store in Tsawwassen. During this time, through community donations to the “Charity Barrel”, Dad dry-cleaned and laundered thousands of pounds of clothing, which he donated to numerous social service agencies throughout the lower mainland. He leaves to mourn his loving wife Marguerite, daughter Karen and her husband Barney, son Ken and his wife Sandy, two beloved granddaughters, Brooke and Courtney, and cherished nieces Maureen, Sylvia, Bessie, Kathleen, Susan and Diane and nephews Alwyn, David and Robert. The family wishes to thank the loving home support women who so ably met Dad’s daily needs for the last several years. Dad valued each of you for the friendships developed. Dad loved this little community of Tsawwassen which was his home for over 40 years. To all of the merchants and their employees who were so kind and helpful to Dad, especially in the last years while he cared for Mom at home, we are grateful. Your service and friendship to Dad were so important to his independence. Thank you all. No ﬂowers or service by request. Donations may be made to the Delta Hospice Society or the Delta Hospital Foundation.
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● Tsawwassen Town Tsawwassen Centre Mall has prime retail spaces ● Tsawwassen Town available in various Centre Mall sizes. ● Windsor Woods has prime retail spaces – unit #5in–various 1,057 sq. ft. available sizes. ● Windsor Century Square ● Woods Three – unitCommercial/Office #5 – 1,057 sq. ft. Spaces available Square 291 ● sqCentury ft, 640 sq ft, 1658 sq ft. Three Commercial/Office ●Ladner Spaces available Harbourside Plaza. 291 sq ft, 640 sq ft, 1658 sq ft. 655 sq ft retail/office space 4871●Ladner Delta Street Harbourside Plaza. For more information call 655 sq ft retail/office Tina or Sandraspace 4871 Delta Group Street at Century For more information call 604-943-2203 www.centurygroup.ca Tina or Sandra at Century Group 604-943-2203 www.centurygroup.ca Suites/Partial
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LADNER, COZY little 1 br/kitchen/bachlorette pad, for 1 person, priv entry/grnd lvl, across from park, on quiet St nr Leisure LADNER, COZY br/kitCtre, Hospital, bus.little $6701incl util, chen/bachlorette pad, for 1Rick peravail July 1. 604-788-3991 son, priv entry/grnd lvl, across from park, on quiet St nr Leisure LARGE GROUND bdrm, Ctre, Hospital, bus. level $670 2incl util, n/s, pet604-788-3991 ok, $950/mo Tsaw. availsmall July 1. Rick Avail now. 604-943-2064
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2006 LEXUS RX 330, 57K, bamboo pearl, w/beige leather, well kept, $26,900, 2006 LEXUS RX604-990-4522 330, 57K, bamboo pearl, w/beige leather, well kept, $26,900, 604-990-4522
1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4x4 200,000k, auto, loaded, 778 908 5327 MISSION $3,000 1998 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4x4 200,000k, auto, loaded, 778 908 Sports & 5327 MISSION $3,000
9160 Imports 1976 CAMERO Sports LT silver&350hp 9160 1 ladyImports 77000miles, owner. $8000
FIRM. 604-986-1004 1976 CAMERO LT silver 350hp 77000miles, 1 lady owner. $8000 FIRM. 604-986-1004
1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, 4 dr sedan, sunroof, heated seats, fully loaded, good cond. Collector plates $5500. 604-980-6487 1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, 4 dr sedan, sunroof, heated seats, fully loaded, good cond. Collector plates $5500. 604-980-6487
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Affordable 1 bedroom suites available in the heart of Ladner Village. Rent includes 2 appl, carpets, drapes and hot water. Shops and bus stop nearby. To view or for more info please call 604-946-9268
1995 MERCEDES S420. 84,000km’s. Ph 604-798-6017 2000 MERCEDES C230 Compressor, good 1S owner, 150 1 995 M E R cond, CEDE S42 0. K, no accidents, Mercedes ser84,000km’s. Ph 604-798-6017 viced, glass roof , leather, desert sand, 604-880-9073 2000 $6490. MERCEDES C230 Compressor, good cond, 1 owner, 150 K, no accidents, Mercedes serviced, glass roof , leather, desert sand, $6490. 604-880-9073
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2004 TRAIL BLAZER 23 ft trailer, a/c, gas furnace, walk around queen bed, fridge/freezer, stove, 2004 TRAIL BLAZERetc. 23 ft Hardly trailer, oven, microwave, a/c, gas furnace, walk around used $13,000. 604-924-0639 queen bed, fridge/freezer, stove, oven, microwave, Hardly 2005 JAY Featherliteetc. trailer 25ft. used $13,000. $14,500. Has 604-924-0639 1 slide out, A/C. Lots cupboards, new mattress. 2005 JAY Featherlite trailer 25ft. Like new condition. Abbotsford $14,500. Has 1 slide out, A/C. location: 604-504-1727 Lots cupboards, new mattress. Like new condition. Abbotsford location: 604-504-1727
2009 BAY Star 27ft A Home, gas, 3900 miles! Generator, 2 slides, auto lev, backup camera, 2 TVs, & more! $89,900. 2009 BAY Star 27ft778-788-6654 A Home, gas, 3900 miles! Generator, 2 slides, 2009 BIGFOOT Camper. 9.4 auto lev, backup camera,25C 2 TVs, long box. Mint, spotless, used & more! $89,900. 778-788-6654 twice, Must sell! $24,500. Call for more information. Pictures avail 2009request. BIGFOOTCoquitlam Camper. 25C 9.4 on area. long box. Mint, spotless, used 604-937-7363 twice, Must sell! $24,500. Call for more information. Pictures avail on request. Coquitlam area. 604-937-7363
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