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The manager of Langley Liberal incumbent Mary Polak has announced he quit because of lack of support by voters and politicians for gay rights. Todd Hauptman, who has been active in politics in Langley since he was a teenager, sent an open letter to Polak Tuesday morning announcing his resignation. Hauptman, who is gay, wrote that the base of Liberal voters in the Langley riding holds “hateful attitudes towards the community I am a part of.” While Polak has always been a supportive friend and shown him respect and love, he he could not continue to support a campaign made up of people who think of him as less of a person because of his sexual orientation, Hauptman wrote. Polak appeared shocked by the sudden resignation. She had met with Hauptman on Monday morning about the campaign of Andrew Mercier, her NDP opponent. “It had come to my attention that there was information disclosed to the other campaign,”
said Polak, saying that Hauptman approved curriculum. had a close friend working on the Polak moved the motion to NDP campaign. keep the books, including Asha’s She said she had wanted to Mums and One Dad, Two Dad, keep him on as manager, and Brown Dad, Blue Dad, out of believes he did nothing with ill classroom. will or the intent to hurt her camA lengthy court battle over the paign. books ended in 2002, with the Polak would not disclose what Supreme Court of Canada ruling information she believed had that the board had to reconsider been passed or how it came to the books “on the proper basis.” her attention. Ultimately Surrey decided not to She then heard about his letter keep the books in its curriculum through the media. as the board reviewed them and The Mercier campaign found them wanting in has flatly denied that any terms of grammar and information was leaked spelling. View by Hauptman. Both camHauptman had video paigns knew that Hauptman wanted her to answer with was friends with Piotr a question about the Majkowski, said Alec issue more fully, Polak Stromdahl, Mercier’s mansaid. or online ager. On gay rights, Polak Majkowski is the former said that she is a federal NDP candidate in Catholic, but she is Langley. supportive of individAsked if there had been uals in all walks of life. any issues with intolerance “It’s not for me to from Liberal supporters, Polak judge what somebody else does,” said she hadn’t witnessed any. she said. “It certainly has not come “I remain his friend,” she said from members of the campaign,” of Hauptman. Polaks said. In his letter, Hauptman called She said that a question about on politicians of all stripes to her early political career had been speak up for the gay community, the only issue Hauptman had and wrote that he was tired of recently brought up with her. being marginalized. Polak’s political career began “While I can say without hesitaon the Surrey School Board, tion that Mary has always shown where she was involved with me respect and love, and was a the controversy over whether a source of strength and encouragegroup of children’s books includment when I ‘came-out,’ I have ing gay parents should be on the been conflicted beyond words
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these past weeks. You see, the very base of voters who will likely help Mary get re-elected in just one-week’s time are made up of individuals who hold hateful attitudes towards the community I am a part of,” Hauptman wrote. “It is knowing this that I simply cannot in good conscience support a campaign made-up of people who think of me as less of a person because I am gay. It is for these reasons that – after considerable thought and deliberation – I have decided to step-down from Mary’s campaign effective immediately.” The letter was released on Tuesday morning. As recently as Monday, Hauptman was contacting local media to inform them about local campaign events. The deputy campaign manager will now take over running the campaign. Hauptman has been known locally for his involvement primarily with Polak’s constituency office, for his advocacy for organ transplantation programs – he is the recipient of a kidney transplant – and for working with Fort Langley’s recent Miss Canada Tara Teng on combatting human trafficking. He has worked for Polak for several years. He was politically active as far back as high school, when he spoke to the local school board about bullying policies.
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Questions as presented to candidates:
1. Should the province raise personal income tax rates?
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2. Should the province raise business tax rates?
3. Should recall legislation be amended to make it easier to remove MLAs between elections?
4. Should senior provincial bureaucrats receive severance pay when they quit or are fired with cause?
5. Should MLAs be subject to term limits (e.g. three or four terms)?
Riding resident: 6 years Party member: 2 months Facebook: Lisa David
6. Should a form of the HST be reinstated to help small businesses reduce costs?
7. Should the province require TransLink to increase service to rapidly growing areas like Langley?
8. Should all Lower Mainland bridges and tunnels be tolled to fund TransLink?
Tuesday’s 20 Questions checklist for the Langley riding included an error in Green candidate Wally Martin’s column. His answer for Question 10: Should the carbon tax be scrapped? should have been “No.” Also, for Question 1, Martin feels personal income taxes could be raised, but only for those earning at least $100,000 per year.
9. Do you believe that our public schools are adequately funded to provide full educational opportunities for our children?
10. Should the carbon tax be scrapped?
11. Do you support balanced budget legislation?
12. Do you support the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline?
13. Do you support the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain Pipeline which runs through Langley?
14. Are you in favour of moving the fixed election date to the fall?
15. Should the province do more to protect the Agricultural Land Reserve?
16. Should the province seek to amalgamate Langley City and Township?
17. Should the Lower Mainland have a single regional police force?
18. Should corporate and union donations to political parties be banned?
19. Should MLAs’ pensions be tied to median pensions of their constituents?
20. Should there be more referendums, to give citizens more input into government policy?
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May 14 B.C. General Election
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How the questions were presented to the candidates
Each Langley riding candidate in the May 14 B.C. general election was provided with the 20 questions listed above, along with the following instructions: All of your expanded responses will be Dear candidate, published online at www.langleyadvance. Our readers have told us that it is importcom. ant to them to have a straight-forward Due to space limitations, however, only reference to help them orient themselves up to three expanded responses will appear within the range of candidate choices open in print along with the candidates’ 20 to them. Questions yes/no/don’t know answers. To that end, we would ask that you proPlease indicate which three of your vide a ‘yes,’ ‘no,’ or ‘don’t know’ response expanded responses you would like pubto each of the questions below. Any lished in the Langley Advance print ediresponses left blank or answered with anytion (as well as on the web with any other thing other than ‘yes,’ ‘no,’ or ‘don’t know’ expanded responses you wish to provide). will be left blank. Please do not hesitate to contact us if As a candidate, you are invited to provide these instructions are unclear. expanded responses of up to 150 words for Thank you for your cooperation, and any or all of the questions, in addition to good luck with your election campaign. your yes/no answers.
The Langley Advance 20 Questions for Langley appeared on Tuesday, May 7, and can be viewed online at www.langleyadvance.com.
Each candidate was offered space in print to expand beyond “yes” or “no” on three questions, with other expanded answers to appear online at www.langleyadvance.com. Following are the candidates’ choices: 1. Should the province raise personal income tax rates?
Manuel: OMG, No. In 1971, B.C.’s average weekly earnings reveal that we were number one amongst the provinces, at $152.50 per week. In 1991, when the NDP took power, we had dropped to third place at $663.70. In 2011, after 10 years of Liberal rule, we had dropped to 5th place, at $841.86 per week! No, we don’t need any more taxes, period. continued on page A10…
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Questions answered as voters go to provincial polls Elections BC is attempting to make it possible for every eligible voter to cast a ballot. by Matthew Claxton
If you are voting for the first time, for the first time in a long time, or for the first time in a new riding, casting a ballot should not be that difficult. Registered voters will likely have already received their yellow Where to Vote cards in the mail from Elections BC, informing them of their designated polling place for May 14, the general election day.
• What is needed to be an eligible voter? You must be a Canadian citizen who turned 18 on or before May 14 this year. You must have lived in B.C. for six months before the general voting day. You must also register, but this can be done at an Elections BC office or polling place, even on election day. • Where can you vote? The best place to vote is at the polling place named on your card, but you can vote at an Elections BC office, or at one of the early voting polling places, or at another polling place in your riding, or outside of it. You can also vote by mail, but you must request the form from
Elections BC in advance. Call 1-800-661-8683 to request to file an absentee ballot. Maps showing all the polling places in every district in B.C. including advanced polls, are available on the Elections BC website at www.elections.bc.ca. • What ID do you need? The simplest form of ID is the Where to Vote card along with a piece of government issued ID (such as a driver’s licence) with both name and address. If without a government ID, you can identify yourself by using two documents, including utility bills or prescriptions, that have your name on them. At least one document must show your home address to confirm
which riding you live in. The final way is to have someone officially vouch for your identity. The voucher must be one of the following: – Registered as a voter in the same electoral district and able to produce the necessary identification documents; – A spouse, parent, grandparent, or adult child, grandchild, or sibling of the voter; – A person having authority to make personal care decisions in respect of the applicant. • Can someone help you vote? If you are physically unable to mark a ballot, a voting officer or a friend may mark it based on your direction – the friend must
take an oath of secrecy. Voters who have trouble with English can also request a translator at polling places. • Can I have time off from work to vote? Yes, if your shift on voting day would prevent you from casting a ballot, you are entitled to up to four hours off work to leave and cast a ballot. Employers are forbidden from docking pay, but they may determine during which part of the shift the employee can leave, or they may deny time off if there is time at either end of the working day in which to vote. Voting runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 14. Advanced polls are open now until May 11.
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D.W. Poppy Secondary School 23752 - 52 Avenue Langley, B.C. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 commencing at 7:00 pm The Otter Co-op is accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. To be eligible, a person must be an Otter Co-op member, either as an individual or as a principal of a company that is a member and has purchased more than $1000 in the prior ﬁscal year. The person must be at least 18 years of age. The nominee must also be a strong supporter of the Co-op and agree with the Co-op’s Code of Ethics. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 15 at 5:00 pm.
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A trio of unsubtle thieves made off with more than $1,500 in liquor in a smash and grab robbery in Aldergrove, Langley RCMP say. Just after 3 a.m. on May 2, police were alerted to a burglary at the liquor store in the 26300 block of Fraser Highway, said Cpl. Holly Marks, spokesperson for the local Mounties. The thieves were gone when police arrived, but surveillance footage showed what had happened. Three people smashed the glass in the store’s front door with a car jack, and two of them headed inside. They began passing bottles of expensive liquor to the thief remaining outside the store.
The alcohol and the thieves departed in a red Honda Civic hatchback with after-market 12-spoke rims, Marks said. All three suspects are Caucasian. The first two are men in their mid 20s, one with a beard, grey sweatshirt, black pants, and black sneakers, the other with black hair, a grey sweatshirt with gold lettering, blue jeans with tears in both legs, and black shoes. The final thief, of indeterminate gender, is heavyset and was wearing a black Tshirt with a white logo, black pants, and black shoes. Anyone who can help identify the thieves or give police a tip can call the Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200, or to remain anonymous, CrimeStoppers at 1800-222-8477 (TIPS).
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Thursday, May 9, 2013
Township advisor resigns
Dear Editor, We will see the end of our beloved rural area, as the first developer now has his feet firmly ensconced under the table [Farm vote angers advisor, page A30]. It amazes me that the variances could be approved with so many questions left unanswered. They claim a “state of the art” sewage treatment plant, but they don’t even have a candidate, and there was no track record available. Should there be a leak or crack in the system, sewage will seep directly into our aquifer. Did anyone think to ask what would happen if there were an earthquake? It’s fine for the developer to take out adequate insurance, but homeowners would lose their family homes if their land was contaminated. No one could guarantee that the 30,000 gallons of “cleaned” effluent that would be pumped into the aquifer daily from the 65home subdivision would always be “clean.” The system is designed for 40 years? What happens after that if the strata has no money to replace it or it deteriorates before those 40 years? Where does the sewage go? Right into our drinking water! There could not possibly have been more vague answers to Coun. Richter’s questions about the water source. It took many repetitions of almost the same question to finally get the answer we all knew was coming: it would be partially from Metro Vancouver
and partially from our fragile aquifer. It was apparent to all of us that the majority of council had already made up their minds, no matter what any of the attendees had to say. How happy will farmers – the ones who really deserve to be on the agricultural land – be, going over the proposed traffic-calming speed bumps on tractors. All in all, it was a most to the disappointing evening. I am personally disappointed after having spent five years on the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC), and have finally realized that the committee’s opinions mean nothing. Our committee unanimously recommended that this development be turned down when it was first proposed, but all our concerns apparently fell on deaf ears. And now we are supposed to sit back and watch all the new applications for development flood in – because once a precedent is set, the floodgates will be wide open. I will continue to love the area that I live in, and continue to promote agriculture, but I will no longer waste my time trying to stop “change” – it’s very clear to me that money talks, and the developers with the most money win. And we all lose. I am resigning from the AAC, effective immediately. Pam Erikson, Salmon River Uplands
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Dear Editor, If Ms. Polak is going to use the umbrella of religious freedom to excuse her attitude towards gay people in general, she should get the facts of her own faith straight. It isn’t “homosexuality” that’s a sin, and you can’t compare it to “eating meat,” which is an act. Homosexuality is the attraction or desires that one has within. In any faith, and most certainly Christian ones such as the Catholic faith she has quoted, it’s the act that’s the sin, not the desire within. If one wants meat but doesn’t act on it, they are not sinning. In that alone, it’s a misrepresentation of her own rules.
Theological reasoning aside (and I’m being generous with that description in this letter), it’s also the very same nonsensical excuse that has been used by many, many people to demonize homosexuality. It’s a leaping-off point that often leads to such horrible, distasteful, and disrespectful displays of people using incredibly sensitive events to spread highly inflammatory and hateful messages. I am a parent of two wonderfully open-minded children who were brought up with tolerance and not homophobia. If Ms. Polak wins the election, it will send a rather stark message to youth who
Plan will bottleneck traffic
Dear Editor, South Langley residents are learning about another poor plan from Langley Township hall. The most obvious flaw in the plan is to put 180,000 square feet of commercial space at the corner of 200th Street and 40th Avenue, with only 200th as a through street. The Township wants to make 40th a major four-lane connector road that will obviously route thousands upon thousands more vehicles that now use it from Highway 99 at 32nd Avenue in Surrey to Fraser Highway at 240th Street. They will bottleneck at 200th and 40th. Almost every busy cross street from 16th Avenue to the south on 200th Street north to the freeway at 88th Avenue now has more than its fair share of accidents, and now it seems that 24th, 32nd, and 40th Avenues are to join them. James Charles, Langley [Note: A fuller version of this letter is online at www.langleyadvance. com. Click on Opinion, or search the writer’s name.]
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are being bullied in schools (for being either overly “butch” or “effeminate,” depending on gender and classmates’ suspicions). If it’s okay for one of the more outspoken leaders in government to claim that there’s religious or holy justification in denying them, then they will wonder how truthful the government is in claiming to help them? It’s not the sort of leadership appreciated by many parents who will suffer the heartache of watching their children suffer a lifelong ordeal… or commit suicide, as so many children often do when they believe the incredibly insensitive, intolerant words like those of Ms. Polak. And if she is endorsed with a win, what does that say about Langley, for that matter? I’m not proud of being associated with this city right now, with her the current incumbent in the Langley riding, even though my actual riding is Fort Langley-Aldergrove. If she had any decency, she’d step down, or at the very least, understand what she said is detrimental to current attempts to stem teen suicide – not to mention skirting around the edges of Canada’s hate laws, using religious freedom as an excuse. Jeff Munroe, Walnut Grove
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Gardeners and wanna-be green thumbs are always looking for that special something for the garden. The Fraser Valley Fuschia and Geranium Club held its annual plant and bake sale on May 4 at the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. Helping out was gardener Phil Hausermann. The club has its annual show and sale later this summer. To learn more about the group, call 604-459-2837.
Gun in pants gets three years An armed and armoured man was given federal jail time after an arrest in Langley. by Matthew Claxton email@example.com
A repeat offender found with a loaded gun in the waistband of his pants received a three-year jail term this month. Dale Lorne Kerry Shawcross, 30, was arrested in Langley on Dec. 7 last year after an investigation by the Langley RCMP Street Enforcement Unit. He came to the attention of the unit last year, having already racked up more than 35 criminal convictions, including property crimes, driving offenses, and assault with a weapon, said Cpl. Holly Marks, spokesperson for the Langley RCMP. He was pulled over and arrested on Glover Road for possession of stolen property.
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While several officers were present, Marks said, Shawcross resisted being handcuffed. “He would not give us his hands,” she said. No officers were assaulted. When he was finally cuffed, a loaded .40 calibre pistol was found stuffed down the front of Shawcross’s pants. He was also wearing soft body armour at the time. On May 1, Shawcross pleaded guilty to possession of a restricted firearm and another gun-related offence. In addition to three years behind bars, he was given a lifetime ban on owning firearms, said Marks. “We are very happy with the sentence given to Shawcross,” said Supt. Derek Cooke, the head of the Langley RCMP detachment. “Obviously the court is recognizing the threat that guns pose to our community. Hopefully, this will send a clear message to those who may be inclined to consider a criminal lifestyle involving firearms.”
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Driver in fatal collision didn’t know he had brain tumour An undiagnosed brain tumour may have contributed to a crash that has claimed six. by Tom Zytaruk Glacier Media
Doctors and RCMP traffic collision analysts are trying to determine if a brain tumour was a contributing factor in the
South Surrey crash that killed five members of the Sachdeva family of Newton. The driver who ran into them, Daniel Gore, 46, of Langley, died Sunday afternoon after undergoing surgery at Royal Columbian Hospital. He initially was the sole survivor of the crash. He was taken to hospital, and had remained there since. “The deceased passed away following surgery for a condition that was discovered as a result of being critically injured
in the accident,” Surrey RCMP Cpl. Bert Paquet said. “The investigation into this accident continues as the investigators work to establish all contributing factors to this accident.” He added, “There might not be answers to all of the questions.” Paquet said police did not have a chance to speak with Gore about the crash, given his condition. Jessica Sachdeva, three, Annish Sachdeva, five, the children’s mother
Pawandeep Arjot, 31, their aunt Neelam Rani Dhingra, 47, and grandmother Vidya Wanti Sachdeva, 68, were killed on April 28 when a Dodge Caravan driven by Gore broadsided their Toyota Corolla after blowing through a red light at 32nd Avenue and 176th Street (Pacific Highway). The impact of the crash hurled the Corolla into a metal street post. Debris was scattered as far as 100 metres.
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I’ve been remiss in not telling you sooner about a series of exciting business events coming up this month, and being organized by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. For instance, first up is the monthly chamber dinner, as always being held at Coast Hotel and Convention Centre on Tuesday, May 21. Creative BC’s Gordon Hardwick will speak about the motion picture industry in B.C. The cost is $45 and tickets must be reserved in advance at the chamber, 604-530-6656 or info@langleychamber. com. Networking starts at 5 p.m. Also coming up on May 23 is the new U40 young professional group’s monthly mingle, this free meeting being held at 19640 64th Ave. from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The breakfast club is set to meet May 29 at the abc Country Restaurant, starting at 6:45 a.m. Tickets are $25. The fun doesn’t end there. The second to last day of the month is set aside for the free Open Late for Business group. They’re gathering at Chylan Emergeancy Gear, 6039 196th St. from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on May 30. Again, organizers ask that you RSVP through the chamber for all events.
Store openings are on Target The Langley Target store was one of several that opened up Tuesday. by Glen Korstrom, Glacier Media
Target Canada opened its first nine stores in B.C. as well as 13 others across western Canada. Included in the May 7 openings was the Langley store that replaced the Zellers at Willowbrook Shopping Centre. A 10th B.C. store and one additional Alberta store will open next week. The openings are part of a 124-store rollout across Canada that is set to be com-
plete by the end of the year. New Metro Vancouver Target stores opened this week include ones in Coquitlam’s Coquitlam Centre and Delta’s Scottsdale Mall. The other stores across B.C. included ones in Campbell River, Cranbrook, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Vernon and Victoria. All stores will carry the full range of products offered at U.S. stores, except for alcohol. There will also be some regional variation in what the stores carry to cater to customer demand. “We will have a differentiated assortment of products in certain categories, especially food,” Target Canada president Tony Fisher said.
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Suspects caught on camera 20 Questions: expanded answers Vandalism and a break in have the RCMP asking for public tips.
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had the wrong home and moved along. A few days before the break in, the theft victim herself had a similar visitor, asking for “Michael.” Marks said this might by Matthew Claxton be a man casing houses firstname.lastname@example.org in the neighbourhood to see who was home. Langley RCMP is lookThe person who was ing for help finding looking for “Mike” is vandals and a burglar in described as standing incidents taking place in 5’10, with a slim build, April. short hair, and wearing a On April 12, a thief green jacket. was apparently surprised Residents are encourduring a break in in aged to report suspicious the 19900 block of 50A incidents if they have Avenue. concerns, said Marks. The thief entered In a separate incident sometime between 1 and on April 22, police were 6 p.m., said Cpl. Holly called to the 20000 block Marks, spokesperson of 55A Avenue after the for the Langley RCMP, building manager found through the front door. a control panel had been Items were dropped damaged. The panel as the thief left, possibly was a security measure Security footage captured images indicating he or she was to control access to the of several possible vandalism spooked and left suddenunderground parking of suspects in Langley City. ly. The only thing missthe building. ing was some costume Police are asking that jewelry, Marks said. anyone who can identify A survey of the neighbours found that the people in security footage call them around 3 p.m., another nearby resident at 604-532-3200, or to remain anonymhad found a stranger at the front door. ous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222A Caucasian man in his mid-40s asked 8477 (TIPS), or visit www.solvecrime. if “Mike” was there. He was told he ca.
Mitchell: Yes, a modest increase in personal income taxes would be acceptable, if it was guaranteed by the government that these funds would only be used to correct structural funding issues in public education. 3. Should recall legislation be amended to make it easier to remove MLAs between elections?
Mitchell: MLAs failing to serve their constituents should be removed by recall legislation, by 50 per cent plus one of the voting public in the affected constituency. 7. Should the province require TransLink to increase service to rapidly growing areas like Langley?
Manuel: Definitely yes, and since we pay the same as individuals north of the Fraser, there should be no increases in tolls, taxes, vehicle levies, etc. Everyone in the Lower Mainland who uses Translink should be paying the same fees and receive
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the same amount of service. Make an electable board of directors accountable to ridership, as well; the current system does not work, and provides us with next to no-service. Coleman: Only if the business case can be made for it, but TransLink has legal authority. Dyson: Lack of effective transit is a key issue in this constituency. We must consult with the users and the Township to find ways to address the problems. An NDP government would invest a portion of carbon tax revenues to enhancing transit services and reform TransLink to allow elected municipal representation to make decisions. 8. Should all Lower Mainland bridges and tunnels be tolled to fund TransLink?
David: Yes, if tolling is going to be the mechanism of acquiring money for TransLink then all bridges and tunnels should be tolled to make it fair and equitable. 9. Do you believe that our public schools are adequately funded to provide full educational opportunities for our children?
Mitchell: Yes, I believe that, like a charity, 98-plus per cent of the funds must be directed to child education, not administrative and other overheads. Teachers and parents with support from administration should set these priorities within a minimal legislative framework. Dyson: An NDP government would invest $100 million over three years to improve classroom conditions and hire new teachers, special education assistants, librarians, and counsellors. 11. Do you support balanced budget legislation?
Manuel: Yes. We are the only party with policy drafted to support this undertaking. Not “balanced budgets” like the past two decades, which doubled and then doubled again our current debt load under the NDP and Liberals to a staggering $65 billion. The current Liberals’ plan for balan-
cing the budget entails selling all the cows on the dairy farm! Even after all the rhetoric, the Liberals have tabled another $7 billion for this year and another $6 billion over the next three years to be added to the provincial debt. How is that balancing the books? David: No, it will only put pressure on the government to claim it has a balanced budget when it may not, or increase the use of drastic measures to get a balanced budget, such as selling of Crown assets which result in short term thinking instead of a long term, sustainable focus. 15. Should the province do more to protect the Agricultural Land Reserve?
Coleman: The legislation works pretty well now. Dyson: The BC NDP introduced the Agricultural Land Reserve in the 1970s and we are committed to strengthening the ALR and the Agricultural Land Commission. We will support the agricultural industry in Langley, strengthen food security, and promote environmental stewardship. 19. Should MLAs’ pensions be tied to median pensions of their constituents?
Coleman: No, MLAs’ pensions and compensation are determined by an independent review. 20. Should there be more referendums, to give citizens more input into government policy?
David: Government, once elected, should be trusted to do the job that they were voted in to do without checking with the public on costly referendums. However, government should not be allowed to make election promises without keeping them, and there should be recall legislation if government does not follow through with or does the opposite of what they promised to do if elected.
Candidates were restricted to choosing three expanded responses for publication in the Langley Advance print edition. For full responses to more 20 Questions, visit www.langleyadvance.com.
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Magician uses goldfish, balls Langley’s own Wes Barker returns for a hometown show this weekend. by Roxanne Hooper email@example.com
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Truly Canadian, eh! Shooters were challenged to interpret the Canadian culture in pictures for this weekend’s Fraser Valley Invitational.
New Westminster, North Shore, Surrey, and – naturally – Langley] submitted each group’s best 10 images of the theme. Those 110 images will be presented at the event – starting sharply at 7:30 p.m. May 11 – with three judges scoring their success and awarding a coveted handby Roxanne Hooper made trophy to the club with View firstname.lastname@example.org the most aggregate points, as video & photos well as prizes to the top three apturing the with photographers, explained show essence of the coordinator Marlene Ensing. Canadian culture “[The theme] challenged on film – or with or online people… I’m really looking a digital camera – means forward to seeing what people different things to differhave come up with,” said ent photographers. Ensing, who has been taking It’s a tough topic to pictures since she was a teendepict, and challenging ager, who joined the club a decade the shooters was part of the intenago, and who became a member of tion when the Langley Camera Club chose Culture: “The Canadian the invitational organizing committee six years back. Edition” Eh! as the theme for this A committee of about a dozen year’s Fraser Valley Invitational Langley Camera Club members photography show and competihave been working on this year’s tion happening in Fort Langley on invitational event since November, Saturday night. and Ensing said the show will also Each year, camera clubs from feature an extensive display of throughout the Lower Mainland matted prints – on different themes are invited to submit images to – taken by Langley Camera Club the local competition, with public members. viewing and judging at the event. Tickets are $16 in advance at This year, 11 clubs [Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Chung Ai, Clear Focus, www.langleycameraclub.com or $20 at the theatre, 9096 Trattle St. Crescent Beach, Delta, Lions Gate,
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Poetry-inspired art aids forest
A Langley artists auctions off a dozen pieces in aid of the Glen Valley preservation efforts.
trees, were hung in the trees for several months. These new poems have inspired Falk to work for the preservation of what she calls a “stunningly beautiful mature ecosystem.” Consequently, she’s chosen “evocaby Roxanne Hooper tive” phrases from the works of a email@example.com dozen of the more than 200 poets n artistic effort is afoot by who contributed to the Han Shan a proud group of poetic Poetry Initiative and incorporated tree huggers and one South them into her newest works. Langley painter. “Phrases from each poem suggest Local artist Susan Falk and a group the poem’s entirety and express how of her poet pals are joining forces I feel when I visit and paint impresthis week to help preserve an area sions of McLellan East and West,” east of Fort Langley that has been Falk said. dubbed McLelland Forest East and Each of the 12 oil painting, Falk West. explained, will be accompanied by For the past year, Falk has been a the original poem from poets E.D. public advocate for the preservation Blodgett (Governor General’s Award of 25 acres of mature conwinner), Daniela Elza, Pam iferous and deciduous trees Galloway, Heidi Greco, in the northeast Langley Roni Haggarty, Fiona neighbourhood of Glen Tinwei Lam, Christopher Valley. Levenson, Susan McCaslin, Her latest effort encomRay McGinnis, Elsie K. pass an art exhibition Neufeld, Catherine Owen, and auction that started Jamie Reid, and Celeste Wednesday, plus a poetry Snowber. reading set for Saturday In addition to their afternoon. poetry serving as the A former gravel pit is one inspiration for each of her Susan Falk of two sites the Township 36” X 18” paintings, Falk South Langley painter of Langley contemplated has invited the Lower selling last spring. Both Mainland poets to read sites are on 84th Avenue in Glen at the show’s officially opens on Valley in northeast Langley. Saturday, May 11 from noon to 3 Following public outcry, a majority p.m. of the Township-owned land – speThe show – and simultaneously cifically the westernmost of the two a silent art auction – started sites and the slightly more heavily Wednesday and runs until May 26 at forested – was taken off the market. The Fort Gallery, 9048 Glover Rd. in But the Township is going ahead Fort Langley. with plans to sell the eastern, Gray Proceeds from the auctioning of Pit site. her paintings will benefit WOLF That’s not sufficient for Falk, who (Watchers of Langley Forests) with wants McLelland Forest East and opening bids beginning at a minWest both permanently protected. imum of $350 and rising in increSo, her most recent undertaking ments of $50. Bids are being acceptfurthers ongoing arts-community ed at the gallery. initiatives aimed at bringing awareness to the forested area. Falk’s effort includes a three-week embers of the Langley art show, entitled Written in the Quilters Guild are coming Forest, that opened Wednesday at the together this weekend to Fort Gallery. raise money for sick kids. In December, poems inspired by They’re holding what’s called a Han Shan, an ancient Chinese poet Balding for Dollars quilt show at the who suspended his poems from Brookswood Senior Centre, 19899
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36th Ave. on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is a free event, but people are encouraged to donate, said organizing guild member Nuala Adderly. All money will go to supporting B.C. Children’s Hospital’s cancer centre. On display at this weekend show there will be a series of quilts from guild members, each one inspired by art from the Balding for Dollars calendar – art from children undergoing cancer treatment, Adderly explained. After the exhibit, all quilts will be given to the children who inspired them, or their families. “ I just wanted to say that the ladies at the guild are a wonderful group of people, and without their help, I could not have completed this project as quickly as it was,” Adderly said. “I am so proud of them and thank them from the bottom of my heart… [including] Mags for giving me the calendar that inspired this whole project.”
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Marguerite Whelton is seldom without her sketch book, capturing scenes in graphite and India ink for future paintings: “My most productive hours are in the winter days, when I select the material gathered in the summer months from my trips, from photos and sketches.
Worldwide travels provide inspiration Fort Langley watercolourist Marguerite Whelton joins in FLAGs season opener this weekend. by Roxanne Hooper
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angley painter Marguerite Whelton may work primarily from photographs and sketches she gathers during her global excursions, but she is adamant that art should not be like a photograph. “An artist’s true creativity is only achieved by highlighting exaggerating and suppressing certain essentials,” she told the Langley Advance. That’s what this relatively new member of Fort Langley Artists Group hopes comes across in the three watercolour paintings she’s picked for the FLAG’s season opener this weekend. She’s submitting three recently completed pieces, Waiting for the Hunter, a painting of her two Labrador retrievers, The Toucan, and The Eagle, to be included in their Fur, Fins, and Feathers show opening Saturday. The Amsterdam-born but South African-raised Whelton said she’s enjoying the challenge of FLAG’s themed shows: “…many times this is completely outside of what I normally paint,.” Her budding artistic talent was first put to use in creating advertising posters for display in the Johannesburg area years ago. The hobby artist hasn’t looked back since. Her earliest works were in oil, and from there she moved to acrylics. However she found her niche with what she calls the “freshness and luminosity” of watercolour. While she enjoys painting landscapes, scenics, and animals, she reserves “a special interest in portrait study and the accompanying challenge of revealing the character and personality of the subject.” And her frequent visits to Europe and North Africa given her fodder for her art: “My travels have provided me with an inexhaustible wealth of material. Cultures that are substantially different from ours are to me the most fascinating and challenging,” she told the Advance, pointing to the picture taken (above) in her studio where she used a photo to complete a watercolour in subdued colours of a back street in Istanbul, while a completed painting in the background shows a scene from an Italian street in vivid colour. “This is what I enjoy most of all, bringing out the variety of life as it is lived,” Whelton said. The show featuring a few of Whelton’s pieces opens Saturday, and runs to June 16 at the FLAGstop Gallery in the historic CN Station on Glover Road in Fort Langley. For more information about the group and hours of operation, people can log on to their website at: www.fortlangleyartistsgroup.com.
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The Langley Community Chorus is readying for its spring concerts, including one May 11.
Show has animal theme The Langley Community Chorus has special guests for its concert.
illoughby Christian Reformed Church and Sharon United Church will be filled with the music of animals this spring. In the Langley Community Chorus spring concert, the chorus will be joined by the Langley Community Music School Fiddlers for Musical
Menagerie. There are shows May 11 at the Willoughby church and later in the month at the United Church. The evening will be devoted to songs related to animals so there will be songs such as Unicorn, The Bare Necessities and (All God’s Creatures Got) A Place in the Choir. The May 11 concert starts at 7:30 p.m. at 20525 72nd Ave. The chorus also has a matinee concert scheduled for Sunday, May 26 in the Sharon United Church on
Old Yale Road. Ticket prices for both shows are $15 for adults and $10 for students while those under six are admitted free. Tickets are available at the door 30 minutes prior to the shows. Learn more about the show or the chorus made up of community members from throughout the Lower Mainland by going to www.langleychorus. org. The group rehearses Wednesday evenings at the community music school in downtown Langley.
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than $3 million has been raised. As part of the Art of Motherhood campaign, the pieces of art will be auctioned on by Heather Colpitts July 20 to help firstname.lastname@example.org raise some of those Taking tea this Sunday will help needed dollars. provide medical care for moms of The participating the future. artists are donating The Langley Centennial between 60 and Several local students will perform with the Lions Gate Sinfonia May 12. Museum has a Mother’s Day tea 100 per cent of the cover the cost of dessert and a small to kick off its exhibition called the proceeds from the gift for mothers in attendance. To Art of Motherhood. sale of their work to the hospital register or get further information, The Tea, Berries and Cake Social foundation. call Liette Forestell at 604-532-3536. runs 2-4 p.m. The tea is set amidst the exhib“The Tea, Berries and Cake Social ition of the 50 works chosen for the is a perfect opportunity to treat A Musical Menagerie is the exhibition. The juried pieces are by your mom to something sweet, Langley Community Chorus spring 30 artists from throughout the provand to view artworks by some of concert being held May 11 at the ince. B.C.’s most talented artists,” said Willoughby Reformed Christian The display has been organMuseum Services co-ordinator Tracy Church, 20525 72nd Ave. ized as a collaborative project with Letourneau. “The museum will be Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 the Langley Memorial Hospital accepting reserved bids on the art, for kids six and older. Tickets can be Foundation, which is raising funds so we are hoping that the attending purchased at the door. mom’s will let their sons and daugh- for the new Vandekerkhove Family The spring concert features the Maternity Centre. ters know which pieces they like.” Langley Community Music School It All Starts Here is the maternity Pre-registration is required for the Fiddlers and music about animals. Mother’s Day Tea and Art Exhibition ward campaign which has a goal of The show starts at 7:30 p.m. raising $5.35 million. To date more opening, with a charge of $5 to continued on page A21…
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Twenty piano students, age seven to 14, will don formal duds and play for 1,000 people. The students of the South Fraser Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers Association, which encompasses Langley, Surrey, White Rock and Delta, will perform with the orchestral accompaniment of the Lions Gate Sinfonia in a special Mother’s Day concert at the Bell Centre May 12 at 7 p.m. Langley pianist Thomas Colyn is seven and has been taking lessons for a year and a half. He will perform Starfish at Night by Canadian composer Anne Crosby. “I want to play with an orchestra because I like to challenge myself and try new things,” Thomas said. “I’ve played duets with my sister but this will be different because it will be with a lot of people in an orchestra.” Ian Parker will be playing two crowd pleasers – Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninoff (his mother’s favourite!) in the second half of the program.
Contact the Bell Centre Box Office at 604-507-6355 or bellperformingartscentre.com for tickets which are $30 for adults and $24 for students and seniors.
To the theatre
Two moms (and two dads) are the characters in the Langley Players production of God of Carnage which runs until May 18. Shows are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturday with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. This is Langley Players entry into the Fraser Valley Zone Festival and though a comedy, it not suitable for children. Tickets are $15. Contact 604-534-7469 or email@example.com.
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St. George Anglican Church, 9160 Church St., holds its annual Spring Fayre on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be baked goods, garden plants, furniture and household items, books, children’s toys, and gently used items as well as refreshments.
Kids can make planters for mom during classes at Cedar Rim Nursery on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. Sign up in advance through www.cedarrim.com.
There’s a Mother’s Day brunch at Township 7 Winery where there will be samplings, gourmet foods courtesy of Well Seasoned, a fashion show by Vanilla Clothing Co. in support of Servants Anonymous Society, live music by EXIT 58 and more. Admission is by donation for this adultsonly event. RSVP by May 10 to gail@township7. com or call 604-532-1766. Lunch is $20.
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University will be transforming their Langley campus into a spectacular science experience May 11. The general public will get a chance to participate in hands-on experiments, walk through chemistry, biology, physics and geography labs, see a demonstration of the patient simulators in the nursing labs, and learn about how KPU is making its mark in science in Canada. Stop by
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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 some maintenance at some stage, but some plants 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 maintenance-free 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. And it 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 which 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 groundcover will actually hide until they’re difficult to uproot.
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And all ground-covers are invasive to some degree. The more invasive they are, the more successfully they cover ground. Groundcovers such as Vinca minor and Vinca major, Ajuga species, Cerastium tomentosum (Summer Snow), or Lamium galeobdolon (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. And a few ground-covers, such as Kenilworth Ivy and some lamiums, can also climb. Some sprawling shrubby groundcovers, such as Cotoneaster dammeri and junipers, can grow into a dense
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The 21st annual Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala has a Las Vegas Rat Pack theme. About 300 people are expected for the May 11 event at the Cascades Casino and Resort. The evening will start off with an elegant cocktail reception followed by a gourmet-plated dinner, all while being entertained by The Pack is Back tribute act. Proceeds from this year’s gala will support the foundation’s It All Starts Here! maternity ward expansion campaign
which has surpassed the halfway fundraising mark, having raised about $3 million so far. As the hospital’s “delivery date” approaches, there is still much work to be done. A total of $5.35 million must be raised for a long-overdue expansion to the maternity unit and clinic. Tickets are $200 per person or $1,400 for a group of eight. The doors open at 6 p.m. For more information about the maternity expansion project or the gala, check out www.lmhfoundation.com. Or people also can contact Kiersten Custodio, kiersten.custodio@fraserhealth. ca or 604-533-6422 for tickets and information.
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Langley Community Music School fiddlers perform May 15.
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fiddle-fuelled concert will take fans on a genre-hopping trip across North America to the Ukraine, with stops in between to sample some Celt-ified, classically twisted, good ol’-time, foot stompin’ music next week at Langley Community Music School. The local school is once again hosting its annual May concert, this one spotlighting the musical talents of the school’s own fiddlers with a little help from a backup band. “Our annual concert in May offers the LCMS fiddlers a great opportunity to collaborate with professional musicians and to present the community with a program of genre crossing fiddle fused fun,” said music teacher and faculty member Andrea Taylor, who will lead the May 15 show.
LCMS fiddle students will perform music from a variety of fiddling traditions, including Celtic, bluegrass, Cape Breton, South American, old time, and Slavic tunes, Taylor explained. And backing up the fiddlers will be guitarist Dan Ross, guitar, as well as bass player Tim Stacey, bass and drummer Mike Michalkow, and soprano singer Karen Ydenberg. It’s no coincidence this band was picked to accompany the students in this concert, Taylor said, noting they have a few ties to the school. For instance, Ross’ daughter Chloe is a member of the LCMS fiddlers, while Stacey is a member of the Langley Community Music School faculty. The concert is being held Wednesday, May 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the music school’s Rose Gellert Hall, 4899 207th St. in Langley. Admission is by donation.
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Langley City’s Youth Week included the Talent Showcase on May 6 in conjuction with the Langley Arts Council. (Upper left) Tallya Dyke and her dad Cornel Dyke performed. (Upper right) Amanda Marino sang an original number. Lots of people stopped by the arts council building on Fraser Highway to enjoy the evening.
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nightlife • Cascades Casino, 20393 Fraser Hwy., 604-530-2211 Jokes on Me: stunt magician Wes Barker with comedian Sunee Dhaliwal at 8 p.m. on May 11.
• God of Carnage: The Langley Players production runs Thursday to Sunday until May 18 at the Langley Playhouse, 4307 200th St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Mature language. All tickets: $15. Reservations: 604-534-7469 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www. langleyplayers.com.
• Luncheon and Craft Sale: St. Oswald’s Heritage Church, 9566 192nd St., invites everyone on May 10 to enjoy a luncheon and sale 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. • Science Rendezvous: Kwantlen Polytechnic University joins others around the world to host a Science Rendezvous on May 11. Take part in science experiments at the Langley campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
• A Musical Menagerie: A concert with songs about animals is hosted by the Langley Community Chorus,
which will be joined by the Langley Community Music School Fiddlers for a few songs. Shows are 7:30 p.m. on May 11 at the Willoughby Christian Reformed Church, 20525 72nd Ave. and at 3 p.m. on May 26 at Sharon United Church, 21562 Old Yale Rd. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for those under six. Info: www.langleychorus.org.
• Kourageous Kids: Check out quilts made through the Balding for Dollars project for children undergoing cancer treatment during the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre craft fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 11 at 19899 36th Ave. All donations go to the BC Children’s Hospital Cancer Centre. • Lobsterfest: The Soroptimists of the Langleys are hosting the annual fundaiser on May 25 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Bibs supplied but bring crackers. Casual dress. Dinner, silent auction and entertainment. Tickets: $55 per person. Info: Hilary, 604-530-4358.
• Fort Langley Farmers Market: Every Saturday until Oct. 5 at the Bedford House Restaurant, 9727 Glover Rd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy produce, baking, arts, crafts, tastings, music and more. Info: www.fortlangleyvillagefarmersmarket.org.
• Fur, Fin and Feathers: The Fort Langley Artists Group (FLAG) opens its 20th season with a show starting May 11 in the FLAGStop Gallery in the CN Station in Fort Langley. Show runs until June 16. Info: www.fortlangleyartistsgroup.com. • Written in the Forest: Partial proceeds from Susan Falk’s new show at the Fort Gallery will benefit Watchers of Langley Forests (WOLF) and the McLellan Forest efforts. The show runs
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May 8-28. The opening reception is May 11 noon to 3 p.m. and features a dozen poets who contributed writing to the forest campaign. Info: www. fortgallery.ca. • Langley Camera Club meets 7 p.m. at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd., on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wed. of each month. All levels of photographers and newcomers welcome. Info: 604-532-9212.
Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise. • Muriel Arnason Library #130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590 Gardening in small spaces: Gardener Debbi Homfeld will spotlights creative ways to garden in a free session at 10:45 a.m. on May 11. Sign up in advance. Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and caregivers can enjoy a half-hour of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays to May 28.
• Aldergrove Telephone Museum, 3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca • B.C. Farm Machinery & Agricultural Museum, 9131 King St., 604-888-2273, www.bcfma. com • Canadian Museum of Flight, 5333 216th St. hangar 3, 604-888-3992, www.canadianflight.org • Langley Centennial Museum, 9135 King St., 604-888-3922 • Fort Langley National Historic Site 23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777 • Surrey Historical Society Museum 17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956 What’s What? listings are free. To be considered for publication in the Langley Advance, items must be submitted at least 10 days prior to the publication date. What’s What? appears in the Thursday edition and www.langleyadvance.com.
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A prominent Langley resident has resigned from the Township’s Agricultural Advisory Committee after a vote to build housing in a rural area. “We dedicated hours to this subject back in 2010,” said Pam Erikson, about the project. She resigned by letter after Township council voted 6-3 in favour of the strata project Monday. While her committee has an advisory role, she said they were entirely opposed to the project. Why give advice if it will be ignored, she asked. The vote saw Councillors Kim Richter, Michelle Sparrow, and David Davis hold out against the project to build 65 homes in dense rows in the southern third of the land at the 24400 block of 60th Avenue. The 85 acre site would be divided into a northern
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Spring blooms Mary Ellen Moore and Heather Rattai admired some of the specimens on display at Sharon United Church View during the photos with Langley Garden Club’s 32nd Annual Spring Show and Sale on Saturday, April 27. The club hosted a juried flower show on the lower level of the church with hundreds of spring flowers on display. There was also a photography contest and a children’s section.
portion that will remain farmland, and a southern third for the subdivision, including a ravine and public trails. Six neighbours spoke out against the project, and the Township received a number of letters in opposition as well. “I don’t think it’s right to put that much traffic on that narrow road,” said Jim Davis, who lives nearby. “I think the subdivision is wrong for the area,” said Davis. “There isn’t any stores, there isn’t any facilities out there to handle the people.” The density of the development, the added traffic, concerns about runoff from 65 new homes into the groundwater, and the overall environmental impact of the site were among the main concerns of residents. “I don’t live in Yorkson for a reason,” said resident Shazia Mele. She worried about it setting another precedent for high density in rural areas. “If this kind of development is being proposed and approved, where is it going to stop?” she asked. Gordon Cameron, the vice-president of Canadian Horizons, spoke for the
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builders, along with traffic and water and sewage consultants. Cameron said the homes are being clustered in the southern part of the lot, along the edges of a ravine, to preserve farmlands. For years, the land was an “antenna farm” with little or no actual agriculture taking place there. The division of the land into a dense subdivision to the south and open fields to the north will be protected by a covenant and has been given preliminary approval by the Agricultural Land Reserve, Cameron noted. While several residents raised concerns about water, the builders said they won’t be drawing any liquid from the Hopington aquifer. Instead, water will come from the new Metro Vancouver pipeline being built to provide drinking water to Aldergrove. The project was just kicked off earlier this month. Sewage will be treated on-site and cleaned water will be released back into the ground, potentially replenishing the aquifer. Richter grilled the builders about how the septic systems will be built and maintained. The project will be a strata development so that residents will remain responsible for the sewage system, which is expected to last about 40 years. Richter and two fellow councillors felt that the project wasn’t a good fit for the area. “This council likes to put subdivisions in the middle of farmland,” said Davis. Coun. Charlie Fox countered that the project has added to farmland, by putting the northern portion of the site back to work for the first time in years. “This was zoned preALR,” Fox said the residential component. The opinion of Mayor Jack Froese, who lived in the area for many years, has shifted, he said. Originally, he was strongly opposed when the project first came up several years ago. Now, with much of the land protected and the water coming from outside the aquifer, he believes its the way to go. Froese said that when land is subdivided up into one-acre parcels, it is lost to productive farming forever. This will keep the productive land as farms. The vote was on a series of development variance permits for the site. Erikson said that she will remain as vice-president of the Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation, which is private.
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Water supply project ‘investment in our future’ A new water pipeline has started construction to bring H2O to Aldergrove.
A new pipeline that will bring safe, clean, and sustainable drinking water to Aldergrove and Gloucester is being built. A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 1 to signify the start of construction of the East Langley Water Supply. Through the $33.5 million project, Metro Vancouver water will be piped in to residents and businesses in
this area of the Township. “This project is an investment in our future,” said Mayor Jack Froese. “Aldergrove and Gloucester’s current water supply comes from ground water aquifers and aging wells, and long-term monitoring has shown this is not sustainable. With construction of this pipeline, we will secure a dependable water source for people living and working in east Langley now, and ensure supply meets demand as the community continues to grow. It will significantly pay off in the long run.” The current water supply
Portion of 216th Street closing for construction One of Langley’s major streets will be blocked until July for the construction of a new watermain. The Township will be shutting 216th Street to traffic between 56th Avenue and 64th Avenue starting the week of May 13, and ending July 1. The closure is for the construction of the new East Langley Water Supply pipeline, a 14-kilometre pipe that will carry Metro Vancouver water to Aldergrove and the Gloucester Industrial Park. The Township is advising residents to detour around the closed road to the east, to 232nd Street.
for those not on individual wells in east Langley comes from seven groundwater wells. The wells can’t meet existing demands, especially in the summer months. In recent years, stage three water restrictions have been put in place each summer. Meanwhile, the Township is planning to increase the population of Aldergrove from about 12,000 to 20,000 people over the next two to three decades. The East Langley Water Supply – the biggest project ever undertaken by the Township of Langley’s Engineering Department – requires the installation of 14 kilometres of trunk water main and construction of a large booster pump station. Phase one, which was launched this week, will see a 900mm (36”) diameter steel watermain installed between Willoughby and Murrayville, with a planned route following 72 Avenue, 210 Street, Worrell Crescent, 216 Street, 56 Avenue, and 224 Street. Work is scheduled to run Monday to Friday, from
Project Manager Dave McCormick shows Township of Langley Mayor Jack Froese and Councillor Charlie Fox the pipeline that will bring a long-term, dependable water supply to east Langley. May through December. The project is expected to be up and running by the summer of 2014. “The Township of Langley is committed to providing the entire community with a long-term, reliable water supply,” said Ramin Seifi, Langley Township’s general manager of Engineering and Community Development. “We are also committed to creating a sustainable future by caring for our environment.
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Temporary Road Closure: Week of May 13 – July 1 216 Street from 64 to 56 Avenue
Wednesday, May 15 | 6:15 - 8:30pm Community and Transportation Safety Advisory Committee George Preston Recreation Centre 20699 - 42 Avenue
The road closure is required for construction of the East Langley Water Supply. A detour route is outlined in the map. For more information about this project, visit tol.ca/elws.
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public notice Temporary Road Closure: May 15 -16 21800 Block of 96 Avenue
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A temporary road closure of 96 Avenue in the 21800 block at the CN Rail crossing will be in effect from 7am on Wednesday, May 15 until 10pm on Thursday, May 16. A detour route is outlined on the map. The road closure is required for CN crews to repair the railway crossing to ensure its safe operation. Engineering Division 604.532.7300
Earth to food and back to earth By participating in the Township’s Green Can Program you are completing the loop!
The Answer Garden Products Ltd., a composting facility located near the Langley/Abbotsford border. What happens to it?
It is blended with animal manures, minerals, and humus to make great nutrient rich compost Come and get a free bag of compost* and see it for yourself! Engineering Division 604.532.7300
Water Main Flushing
As part of our maintenance program, the municipal Water Department will be flushing water mains on the dates shown below. As a result of this flushing, you may notice changes in water pressure and there may be some discolouration or sediment in the water. This is a temporary condition and is not a health hazard. To avoid inconvenience, please check the water before doing laundry and you may wish to keep water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking. Aldergrove, Gloucester, and Salmon River Uplands: EXTENDED TO May 10, 2013 Murrayville: April 12 – May 17 Willoughby: April 19 – May 31 Fort Langley, Forest Knolls and Milner: April 26 – May 24 Willowbrook: May 17 – May 31 Tall Timbers and Acadia: May 24 – May 31 Engineering Division 604.532.7300
Heritage Building Incentive Program The Heritage Building Incentive Program is designed to assist with the costs of restoring, repairing, and maintaining eligible heritage buildings within the Township of Langley. Grants are available to property owners of heritage buildings included in the Township of Langley’s Inventory of Heritage Resources. The next deadline for the grant program is Friday, May 17, 2013 at 4:30pm. For an application form, visit the Township of Langley website at tol.ca/hbip. Elaine Horricks Heritage Planner 604.534.3211, Local 2998
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The Township of Langley Civic Facility and Operations Centre will be closed Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day.
public programs and events
A temporary road closure of 216 Street from 64 Avenue to 56 Avenue will be in effect from the week of May 13 until July 1.
Thursday, May 16 | 7 - 9pm Agricultural Advisory Committee Civic Facility Salmon River Committee Room
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(One bag of Green Can compost per residential property; while quantities last) Date: Time: Place: Address:
Saturday, June 1 10am - 2 pm Costco 20499 - 64 Avenue
Compost provided courtesy of The Answer Garden Products Ltd.
The Township is also having a one-day backyard composter sale! Residents of the Township can purchase a composter* which includes a free kitchen catcher – a $110 value for only $25 (cash or cheque only). Plus – be one of the first 30 to purchase a composter and receive a $30 aerator, free of cost. * Township of Langley residents only Engineering Division 604.532.7300 tol.ca/greencan
Private Well and Septic Seminars
Protect your investment! Learn about proper private well and septic systems maintenance from Fraser Health Authority representative Dean Scovill. Free seminars will be help upstairs in the Murrayville Fire Hall, 22170 - 50 Avenue: Private Well Seminar Date: Thursday, May 23 Time: 7 - 9 pm Septic Tank Seminar Date: Thursday, May 30 Time: 7 - 9 pm These public awareness events are presented by the Water Wise Program, a partnership between the Township of Langley and Langley Environmental Partners Society. For more information or to RSVP contact: Taryn Hesketh Water Wise Program 604.533.6090, Ext. 1671 email@example.com
Federal Marijuana Medical Access Program: Information Offered on Proposed Legislation Changes
Temporary Closure: Willoughby Community Park and Willoughby Community Centre – Saturday, May 11
An information session on the proposed new legislation changes governing the federal government’s medicinal marijuana program is taking place:
Please note that Willoughby Community Park will be closed to the public on Saturday, May 11 from 2 to 7:30pm, and the Willoughby Community Centre at 7888 - 200 Street will also close May 11 at 2pm for the day.
A panel made up of Township of Langley Mayor Jack Froese, Langley MP Mark Warawa, RCMP Superintendent Derek Cooke, Fire Chief Steve Gamble, Bylaws Manager Bill Storie, and a representative from Health Canada will be in attendance.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Keith Miller Community Recreation Manager 604.455.8829
Date: Time: Place: Location:
Wednesday, May 15 6:30 - 8:30 pm George Preston Recreation Centre, ABC Room 20699 - 42 Avenue
The session is not intended to deal with specific neighbourhoods or issues but will provide information on what various agencies and levels of government can and cannot do. Mayor’s Office 604.533.6000
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Junior A hockey
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Local rookies contribute to Eagles playoff run
A pair of Langley players helped the Surrey Eagles advance to the RBC Cup national championship for the first time since 1998. by Troy Landreville
The Surrey Eagles, including Langley’s Jordan Klimek and Kevan Kilistoff, started their playoff run way back in midMarch. A 2-0 win over the Langley Rivermen in their B.C. Hockey League playoff opener March 15 got the Eagles off the ground. Two months later, the Birds are still flying, still grinding, still scoring, still blocking shots and bodychecking, all the way to Summerside, P.E.I. and the RBC Cup national junior A hockey championship. That game one victory many moons ago started the Eagles rolling. They dispatched the Rivermen in four games in their best-offive series; the Chilliwack Chiefs in three straight contests in their best-of-five set; the Alberni Valley Bulldogs in four straight games in their best-of-seven conference final; and finally the defending champion Penticton Vees in six hard-fought contests to win the Fred Page Cup BCHL championship series. From there they moved on to the inaugural Crescent Point Western Canada Cup (WCC) tournament in Nanaimo. After losing their opener 4-2 to the Brooks Bandits on April 27, the Eagles won their next four, including the final. In Saturday’s championship game, the Eagles beat the Bandits 4-1 to take the WCC title. Along the way they earned a coveted berth to the RBC Cup. This marks the first time since 1998 that the Eagles have quali-
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fied for the Canadian junior A being away from home… it’s championship. been tough.” Klimek – who like Kilistoff is a The upside of course, is winBCHL rookie – scored one of the ning two championships, with Eagles’ goals in their win over the big enchilada, the RBC Brooks in the final. national title, now tantalizingly Reflecting on the tournamentclose. opening loss to Brooks, the 17“It’s definitely been fun,” year-old defenceman said, “We Kilistoff said. “We’ve come didn’t have our best game that together more as a group. The night. It made us more p***ed more we win, the more fun we off and gave us more motivation have.” to go out there Klimek, a and win.” Langley Minor “We’ve come together Hockey Association The Eagles more as a group.” have played 21 grad who went games in roughon to captain the Kevan Kilistoff ly two months, Valley West Hawks but Klimek said of the BC Major he’s been able to handle the Midget League, said he’s been physical toll, with a little help part of playoff teams in past from his friends. years, but has never experienced “For sure it’s been quite the being in a championship game journey but we have good – until this season. people on our team… who keep “It’s a pretty cool experience,” us in tip-top shape and keep us he said. ready to go at game time,” he During the Eagles’ BCHL said. championship run, Klimek “It’s been pretty taxing,” finished with six assists while admitted Kilistoff. “The legs are Kilistoff tallied twice and added definitely tired and long travel a single assist. and everything like that, and Both played the full 17 postseason games, prior to the WCC tournament. Klimek said the BCHL playoff and WCC tournament victories have made an already close team even closer. “We’ve always been a pretty close-knit team,” he said. “The coaches are always treating us well and we’re playing for each other, out there.” Asked which team gave the Eagles the most trouble on their road to the RBC Cup, Kilistoff didn’t hesitate. “Definitely the hardest was Penticton,” Kilistoff said, of a Vees team that finished with a 35-16-0-5 regular season record, and won both the Fred Page Langley Advance files and RBC cup titles last spring. Surrey Eagles’ forward Kevan Kilistoff “Especially the last game there moved in to forecheck against a Langley [at South Okanagan Events Rivermen forward on March 19 during Centre]. That was the hardest the fourth game of the Eagles/Rivermen game.” opening round series. The Eagles edged the Vees 3-2
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The Surrey Eagles’ Langley connection – freshman forward Kevan Kilistoff and rookie defenceman Jordan Klimek – held the Fred Page Cup on April 21 following Surrey’s 3-2 double overtime win over the Penticton Vees in the sixth game of the B.C. Hockey League championship series. The win gave the Eagles a four games to two victory in the best-ofseven set. in double overtime April 21 in Penticton during the sixth and ultimately deciding game of the BCHL championship series. Klimek said playing in the WCC tournament had a different feel than facing the same team night after night in a series. “The teams are so different. The style they play – some are highly skilled, some are hard working, so they are tougher in
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different ways,” Klimek said. “It’s definitely different not facing the same team every night. You’ve got to start fresh against a new team.” Starting fresh is a strategy the Eagles deployed throughout the post-season. “We took it game by game and focused on the target ahead,” Klimek said.
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Langley Minor Lacrosse’s bantam B1 squad struck gold at the Barnburner Tournament in Penticton last weekend. The Langley Thunder went undefeated during the May 3-5 tournament, taking it to the gold medal game. In the championship contest against North Okanagan, the Thunder opened up the scoring with hard work and a well-placed shot from Adam Hannesson. Langley battled hard during the game as Aidan Miller scored twice to put his team ahead 3-1. The Thunder wasn’t able to hold on to the lead, however. North Okanagan scored a pair of goals to send the game into overtime.
The Langley Thunder B1 lacrosse team won gold at the Penticton Barnburner tournament, held May 3-5 in Penticton. During the extra session, goaltender Adam Cafe kept Langley in the game and then with 13:20 left on the clock Matt Trafford fired a hard shot to give the Thunder a 4-3 victory.
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…continued from page A33 “We immediately focused on playing our game, doing what we can, and be successful that game.” Looking ahead to the RBC Cup, Klimek said the Eagles just need to keep doing what they’ve been doing when they face the Minnesota Wilderness (the first American team to ever play for Canada’s junior A title), Truro Bearcats, Brooks Bandits, and host Summerside Western Capitals. “We’re going to see teams we haven’t seen before; we’re not familiar with them,” Klimek said. “But if
we stick to our game plan, we’ll be fine.” The Eagles open the May 11-19 tournament this Sunday against the Bearcats.
Doing their part
Klimek is logging what he describes as “pretty decent minutes” on the Eagles’ blueline. “As a young guy it’s really nice to have the trust from your coaches to play significant [minutes],” he said. Heading to Northern Michigan to play NCAA Div. 1 hockey starting in 2014/15, the 5’11” 165-pound
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Klimek had a solid rookie campaign, registering six goals and 23 points in 52 regular season games. Kilistoff, who played junior B hockey with the Richmond Sockeyes in 2011/12, said he’s willing to do whatever the Eagles’ coaches ask of him in order to help the squad win hockey games. He registered seven goals along with 17 points in 52 regular season games. The 6’ 190 pounder noted that the acquisitions of forward Brady Shaw and goaltender Michael Santaguida helped solidify the team.
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Thunder plays role in NLL title game
The Langley Thunder will have a large presence in Saturday’s National Lacrosse League championship final at the Langley Events Centre.
magnitude,” Thunder genthe left-handed offensive eral manager Gerry Van wizard had received a Beek said. “It’s the bigtwo-year sanction for an gest lacrosse event of the anti-doping rule violation. year.” Ratcliff’s urine sample, Van Beek noted that collected during in-comover the past three years, petition doping control on the LEC has hosted the Sept. 12, 2012, revealed 2011 Mann Cup national the presence of oxansenior A championshp ser- drolone and clenbuterol, ies involvtwo proing the hibited Thunder anabolic and agents, by Troy Landreville Brandon as well firstname.lastname@example.org Excelsiors, as oxyLocal fans will see very as well as codone, a familiar names adorning NLL exhibprohibited the upper backs of a few ition games narcotic, a player jerseys, when the in early CCES press Langley Advance files Washington Stealth and December release Lewis Ratcliff will make his return Rochester Knighthawks 2011 and stated. to the Langley Events Centre as a square off for the National 2012. “We’ll member of the Washington Stealth Lacrosse League title “The LEC definitely on Saturday night. Saturday at the Langley is becommiss him Events Centre. ing one of not being Langley Thunder playthe new hubs for lacrosse able to play for us this ers Athan Iannucci, Lewis in Western Canada,” Van summer,” Van Beek said. Ratcliff, Mike Grimes, Beek said. “The fans of “It’s a big hole, but I’m Brett Hickey, and Mitch the Lower Mainland have glad to see him having McMichael are all memdarned near sold out the the success he’s having. bers of the Stealth. last two [NLL] exhibition Lewis is a big part of the They’ll be going up games, and now they get Washington Stealth, just against a Knighthawks to watch a championship like he was a big part team that includes their game. I’m pretty sure the of Langley Thunder. It’s summer teammate crowd will great to see him with the Thunder, Joel be signifihaving success. “I’m looking McCready. cant.” What transpired Game time for the NLL As far as at the Mann forward to Champion’s Cup is 4 p.m. the NLL Cup [with the four o’clock on The LEC, the site of possibly testing] has not a pair of NLL pre-seakicking affected his NLL Saturday and son games the past two tires about career.” getting down to seasons, is hosting a expanding Grimes, the the battle.” game that will see the to Langley, 2010 WLA West division champion Mike Grimes Van Beek Defensive Player Stealth look to unseat the said, “I of the Year who defending NLL champion don’t know tallied six points Knighthawks. enough about it. I don’t during the Thunder’s run The decision to play the know what the owners of to the 2011 Mann Cup, game in Langley was made other NLL teams plans are plans on returning to the after Comcast Arena, the for expansion.” Thunder lineup after takStealth’s home in Everett, An NLL team in Langley ing last season off due to Wash., was booked would boost the sport of a nagging injury and conthroughout the weekend of lacrosse locally, he added. flicting work schedule. May 10-12. “I think it would help,” He said playing at Faced with the possibilVan Beek said. “Any place the LEC will benefit the ity of deferring the game where there’s been an Stealth. to the winner of the East NLL team, it’s helped local “Obviously it’s really Division final, the Stealth lacrosse and helped generexciting,” he said. “It’s a elected to keep the game ate interest in senior A.” little bit disappointing that in the Pacific Northwest. Looking ahead to we didn’t get chance to “This game is the Super Saturday, the two-pronged play in our home arena Bowl of professional box attack of Iannucci and in Everett but this is not lacrosse Ratcliff should a bad spot to be playand we are pose a huge ing,” Grimes said. “We extremely challenge for have four or five guys on “The LEC is excited to Knighthawks’ our team who are used to becoming one be workdefenders. playing in this [Langley of the new hubs ing with With 57 Events Centre] arena so it the home points each, the will have a home feel to for lacrosse in team, the finished it.” Western Canada.” two Washington in a two-way Grimes said the Stealth Gerry Van Beek Stealth and tie atop the is looking forward to the the National Thunder scorchallenge of facing the Lacrosse ing table during Knighthawks. League to put on an the 2012 WLA regular sea“We’re a pretty wellevent that the entire B.C. son. During last summer’s rounded team,” he added. lacrosse community, the WLA playoffs, Ratcliff led “We made changes to NLL and the Township of all scorers with 49 points our team the last couple Langley can get excited (including 23 goals) in of years. We play a fastabout,” noted LEC director leading the Thunder to paced game similar to of business development their second consecutive what the Thunder plays. Jared Harman. Mann Cup appearance. We have one of the best The Western Lacrosse He finished the NLL sea- goalies in the league and Association’s Thunder son with 31 goals and 67 Rochester does, too, so will have a vested interest points in 16 games. we’re pretty similar in that in the game, due mainly However, Ratcliff won’t regard.” to the fact the LEC is the be back with the Thunder Being a wily veteran team’s home digs. this season. doesn’t take any of the “It helps to show that In March, the Canadian edge off playing for the the LEC is a venue that Centre for Ethics in Sport North American pro title. can manage events of this continued on page A36… (CCES) announced that
Langley Thunder’s Joel McCready twisted with the ball in his attempt to get a shot on goal against the Coquitlam Adanacs during the Western Lacrosse Association final series in August 2012. Langley Advance files
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McCready faces Thunder ’mates
Fun on the lanes Team Ontario members shared a light moment Saturday at Willowbrook Lanes during the YBC 4 Steps to Stardom five-pin and 10-pin national finals. Willowbrook Lanes hosted bantam-aged teams during the competition, held May 4-6 at bowling lanes throughout Greater Vancouver. In the senior boys team competition in Maple Ridge, the Willowbrook Lanes contingent of Casey Robitaille, Braydyn Ingebrigtsen, Brandon Kirk, and Ryan Edwards rolled to the gold medal.
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“I’ve been down this road before, but there are definitely some butterflies leading up to it,” Grimes said. “The week can’t go by fast enough, really. I’m looking forward to four o’clock on Saturday and getting down to the battle.” McCready is the lone Thunder player on the Knighthawks’ roster. The Maple Ridge resident is banking on being in the Rochester lineup come game time. “It will be great to play there,” he said, regarding the game being moved to the LEC. “It’s good for the sport and the growth of the game to be in the arena. I’m excited about the opportunity to play in the Lower Mainland.” Despite the fact he’s played in the LEC as a member of the Thunder, McCready doesn’t believe being in familiar digs will give him or his Thunder counterparts with the Stealth an advantage, one way or another. “At the end of the day, lacrosse is still lacrosse,” he said. “It will be a battle – a good night, for sure.” There will be no hard feelings after the game between him and his future teammates, McCready predicted. “It’s kinda part of the sport,” he said. “Whenever the game starts, there are no friends – everybody wants to win. When it’s game time, you go 100 per cent. It doesn’t matter who you are playing against, you are fighting for the win.” The final block of tickets for the NLL championship game are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.ca or through the LEC website, www.langleyeventscentre.com.
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Jr. Thunder play home opener tonight at LEC Langley Jr. Thunder is off to a scintillating start to its lacrosse season. And they hope to keep the ball rolling tonight (May 9) when they host the Port Coquitlam Saints in the Jr. Thunder’s B.C. Junior A Lacrosse League home opener. Game time at the Langley Events Centre is 8 p.m. The Jr. Thunder is one of three undefeated teams in the BCJALL. Delta leads the way with a 3-0 rec-
ord, while the Jr. Thunder and Victoria Shamrocks each boast 2-0 records. The Jr. Thunder’s most recent victory came against the Burnaby Lakers. Langley outshot Burnaby 59-35 and outscored the home team by a 13-5 margin. Brett Dobray and Adam Will each had a hat trick and two assists to pace the Jr. Thunder attack. William Vanden Hooven, Zack Porter, and Sean Lundstrum each scored a
pair for the Jr. Thunder, while Brendan Mykle-Winkler rounded out Langley’s goal-scorers. The Jr. Thunder is looking to qualify for the BCJALL post-season for the second straight year. In 2012 the team finished with a 12-9 record before beating Port Coquitlam in two games in the opening round of the playoffs. The Jr. Thunder then fell in three games to Coquitlam in the BCJALL semifinal series.
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HOOPER, William Ernest Mar 10, 1925 - Apr 27, 2013 Bill died suddenly ’in his 89th year’ on a sunny April day with his beloved wife Jean & daughters at his side. Born in England he served in the RAF, Bristol Fire Brigade & joined the RCAF moving to Canada with his family in 1956. He left RCAF to work as Safety Engineer at Expo 67, joined Dept of Labour & returned to BC where he retired. Dad you were kind, principled & determined, a source of wisdom & strength for us. Family & friends were your life, your grandchildren & great-grandchildren a joy. Heaven’s garden will be more beautiful with you there. You will always be in our hearts. Love Jean, Susan, Frances, Pat, Billie & Families. In remembrance, please make a donation to the charity of your choice
1918 - 2013
Mabel Lilly Harty passed away peacefully on May 4, 2013, at Jackman Manor, Aldergrove, BC with family by her side. Mabel will be lovingly remembered by her six children: Verne (Sue), Janette (Gerald), Marion (Abe), Liane (Dan), Darryl (Debbie), and Karen (Brian); her sister Luella Hammer; 18 grandchildren, 23 greatgrandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews, and friends. Her gentleness, caring heart, amazing love, complete devotion to her family and friends, and her faith in God were qualities so admired and respected. Mabel was predeceased by her loving husband, Bernard Patrick Harty in 1976; her father Louis Hammer (1954); mother Minnie Hammer (1973); her sister, Edna Isley (2007); and brother Henry Hammer (1923). Until October 2011, she was a proud and active member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Ladies Auxiliary Br #21, with 35 year’s service – 15 years as their Sgt. At. Arms and many years with the Color Party. Mabel received the Nora Bishop Award from the Legion in 1988. The family extends special thanks to the kind and caring staff at Jackman Manor. A Celebration of Mabel’s Life will be held in the chapel of Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 – 72 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of ﬂowers, donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Langley Br. #21, 20570 – 56 Avenue, Langley, B.C., or a charity of your choice. Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/mabelharty. RICHARDSON, Lloyd Emerson Sep 04, 1932 - Apr 22, 2013 Born in Vegreveille, Alberta, the son of Vivian and Ethyl Richardson, Lloyd was raised by his Uncle Dick and Aunt Leora Gorseline on a Dairy farm in Alberta. Joining the Air Force at 17, Dad rose to the rank of Flying Officer and loved flying jets. This was his favourite of many jobs that he would undertake. Meeting and marrying Elizabeth Letkeman (Betty) in 1954, Dad moved into his next careers as a banker, then a farmer and finally as an entrepreneur before retiring just a few years ago. Lloyd is survived by his wife Betty, his daughter Susan and his two sons Larry (wife Carole) and Keith (wife Christine); his grandchildren Tim (wife Gretchen), Robin (husband Mike), Rebecca (husband Brent), Allison, Lindsay and Evan; his siblings brothers Gord (wife Sunny), George (wife Keitha), James (wife Suzanne) and sister Lorraine as well as many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his brother Elwood many years ago. Dad will be missed for his humour and his advice. After a two year battle with kidney cancer, it is now time for Dad to join his best friend Eddie for a game of golf on the heavenly greens. The family wants to thank the staff at Maple Hill Hospice for all of their help and kindness during Dad’s final days with us.
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MANAGER: MARKETING & Recruitment, International Student Program. School District 71 (Comox Valley) is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island approximately 100kms north of Nanaimo and is located on the traditional territory of the Komoks First Nation. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a cover letter outlining how they meet the hiring criteria, a chronological resume with the name, phone number/email address of three professional references through www.makeafuture.ca under the section Management & Professionals by 12:00pm.(noon) PST on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. ADD LOGO school district 71 comox valley
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Medical Office Assistant
Family Physician in Langley requires an experienced M.O.A. 4 days per week to start. Please forward your resume with a hand written cover letter to: Ste 110 20611 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC, V3A 4G4
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
Now accepting applications for a Tire Technician for a mobile commercial truck tire service in the Abbotsford area. The candidate should have previous tire installation experience, high stamina, strong communication skills, valid driver’s licence and a good command of the English language. This is a new position for a growing business. Top wages will be paid for top performers
Please email resume to email@example.com
TOLSONS REQUIRES contract logging trucks for the Chilliwack area for Spring/Summer/Fall logging season. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-816-1775
TSD Holding Inc. a well established trucking company located at 7453 – 124th Street, Surrey, B.C. requires full-time Mechanic Helpers. Main duties include: Assist Mechanics in repair of trucks and trailers, move tool and equipments, clean work area and equipments. Secondary school with 1 year experience is required. Knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi an asset. Salary $20.50/hr.
Fax resume to 604-507-7776
TAG is looking for someone to take on the role of point guard for its administrative team. Your professional appearance will represent the company well, skilled style on the telephone will welcome callers, pleasant demeanor will set the tone of the ofﬁce, strong organizational skills will help with the paperwork, and positive attitude will help when dealing with visitors and the hectic pace of a road and utility construction environment. Polished clerical skills are a must, along with the desire to be a team player. In return you can expect a fair hourly rate, company beneﬁt plan, pleasant ofﬁce setting, and appreciative staff. If interested, please submit your resume to: TAG Construction Ltd. 21869, 56th Avenue, Unit B Langley, BC V2Y 2M9 Fax: 604-534-8998 email@example.com
SANDBLAST PAINTER for commericial painting & labourer needed. Some body work exp an asset. Fax resume: 604-607-5033 or call 778-808-0467 WELDER REQUIRED for steel fabrication shop. Fax resume to 604-852-5614.
An industry leading grocery distribution facility is
Saturday, May 11th
Required immediately. Assembly line experience an asset. On the job training.
Bring resume to: #102-20583 Langley By-Pass Langley
FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS
• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certiﬁed & experienced • Union Wages & Beneﬁts Apply in person 9770 - 199A Street, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene@valleytrafﬁc.ca
Hosting a Job Fair
11:00am – 3:00pm 5111 - 272 Street, Langley, BC Entry-level warehouse order selector positions are available at Perishable Facility and Dry Goods Facility. Stable, part-time, union positions with hours ranging 16-40 hours per week. Starting wage is $12.95/hr and EV Logistics offers an attractive incentive program and regular progressive increases every 500-1000 hours worked. An excellent training program is provided. Requirements: Ability to do repetitive physical work that requires lifting 20-80lb cases of grocery products. Weekend work, ﬂexible daytime and afternoon availability and English communication skills essential. No access to public transit.
Please bring your resume for the interview. Check out our web site www.evlogistics.com to learn more!
Thursday, May 9, 2013
GARAGE SALES Aldergrove
COME TO THE FARM 6578-256th St,
9:30am-5:30pm, Sat May 11 & Sun May 12 Lots of Collectibles
Garage Sale Sat & Sun, May 11 & 12 9am-3pm 6242 236A Street Golf Clubs & Bags, Kids stuff, Furniture, Household Items & Much More
Multi-Family Sale Sat, May 11, 8am-3pm 21753 52nd Ave Mother’s Day Special: New Awnings 1/2 Price Collectables, Furniture, Household Items & More
26522 29th Ave, Garage Sale Saturday May 11, 9 AM - 2 PM Household items, kids toys & clothes, video games, camping gear, pet supplies & much more! Rain or Shine.
JENN & COLIN SULLIVAN / PANORAMA GARAGE SALE Saturday, May 11, 9am - 2pm
West of 152nd Street, North of 60th
6163 – 105A Street 6154 – 150B Street 15108 – 61 Avenue 6130 – 151 Street 15126 – 61A Avenue 14927 – 62 Avenue 14945 – 62 Avenue 15033 – 62 Avenue 15039 – 62 Avenue #21 - 14377 – 60 Avenue #52 - 14377 – 60 Avenue #79 - 4838 – 61 Avenue
Rain or Shine • No Early Birds Maps provided at each sale below GARAGE SALE PARTICIPANTS 15067 – 58A Avenue West of 152nd Street, East of 152nd Street 14939 – 58A Avenue 15299 – 57 Avenue South & including 60th 14972 – 58A Avenue 6235 – 152A Street Avenue 15349 – 57 Avenue 14698 – 59 Avenue 14778 – 57A Avenue 14841 – 57B Avenue #67 - 15030 – 58 Avenue 14723 – 58 Avenue 15007 – 58A Avenue 15063 – 58A Avenue 15024 – 58A Avenue 15071 – 58A Avenue 14948 – 58A Avenue 15029 – 58A Avenue
14758 – 59 Avenue 14787 – 59A Avenue 14793 – 59A Avenue 14868 – 59A Avenue 14962 – 59 Avenue 14974 – 59 Avenue 5915 – 150 Street 15046 – 59 Avenue 15060 – 59 Avenue 15082 – 59 Avenue
15294 – 58 Avenue 6020 – 154A Street 15478 Kilmore Place 15493 Kilmore Place 5687 Kilmore Place 5856 Kilkee Drive 15418 Kilkee Place 15433 Kilkee Place 6044 Killarney Drive 5732 Kettle Creek E. 5931 – 156 Street
AUCTION CALENDAR PUBLIC AUCTION:
May 11th - 9 AM 6780 Glover Rd., Langley B.C. 80-100 CARS, LIGHT TRUCKS & RV’s Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Fleet Trucks & Trailers, Lumber, Boats, Tools
Industrial Smalls Welcome / Online Bidding Available Phone: 604-534-0901 www.canamauctions.com
ESTATE SALE 62 yrs collecting 1000’s of items 6357 Lougheed Hwy Friday May 10 noon to 8pm Sat May 11 8 am to 6pm call anytime 604-793-7714
milk cans, old machinery wheels, plough from Nova Scotia, 7’ totem pole, Dan George painting, John Deere memorabilia incl. clock, old forge blower, cream separator, massive barrel tables, copper tubs, old wooden ringers, barn windows and so much more. Great mothers day ideas incl pet carriers for her pooch 4510 Southridge Crescent Langley Garage Sale Saturday May 11, 8 AM - 12 PM Household items, dog supplies, clothing, books, and some antiques & furniture. No early-birds please. Rain or Shine. 7275, 197B Street, Langley Moving Sale Saturday May 11 9 AM - 1 PM Lots and lots of BOYS clothes (new and like new) from newborn to 2yrs, Furniture, Toys, House stuff. Rain or Shine.
TO ADVERTISE YOUR GARAGE SALE CALL 604-444-3000
INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. NO Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job Board! Funding options. Apply online, www.IHESchool.com 1-866-399-3853
SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING Classes avail in Abby. Full Job placement. 859-8860 to register.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15TH
Antiques, Collectibles, Estates & Jewellery Viewing Times: Tuesday, May 14th; 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, May 15th; 9:00 am ’Til Auction Time
For Sale Miscellaneous
Plants & Trees of 6ft to 16ft Hundreds of Fir. $25-$75 5pm Louie
Wanted to Buy
I will purchase Firearms & Ammunition. Call 604-290-1911
Open to the General Public – Everyone is Welcome!
604.434.7744 • firstname.lastname@example.org
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OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND NOON - 5PM 20211 66th Avenue, Langley
2 BED/2 BATH
HIGH END CONDO Great Langley Location ImpressiveFinishings Move-in Ready
★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !
net HST included
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PURE BRED PRESA Canario Pups ready to go, Dewormed w/ 1st shots, CCC Reg. 604-807-2813
Real Estate Services
PROPERTY CARETAKER Having problems with a tenant OR need property maintenace &/or caretaking done. 30 years exp. Call Bentley • 604-539-2533
HORSE BOARDING available in Port Coquitlam. Westside Stables. Full/Semi/Self Board. For more information call Sandy 604-941-5434 cel 778-388-5434
SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $499 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $700. Mission 1-604-814-1235
PB RAG DOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, health guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-477-9961
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565 CHELSEA GREEN Walnut Grove Langley 1590 sq ft 2 bdrm, grndlevel twn-home, single garage, Only $334,900. Call 604-626-6027. See PropertyGuys.com ID 76027
LUXURY PET HOTEL @ YVR New customer special $27/ night restriction apply www.jetpetresort.com
GARRISON CROSSING 5 bdrm, 4 bath, 3385 sq ft executive Self-contained carriage-house suite. Only $694,500 Call 604-847-9459. PropertyGuys.com ID 76459
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LAYING BROWN HENS Tame. Laying well. $8.00 each. Cloverdale ★ 604-541-0007
NOTE: Furniture Auctions Held Every Wednesday @ 6:00 PM & Restaurant /Food Equipment Auctions Held Monthly
Mobile: #4486 www.truepsychics.ca
HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper
LARGE AMOUNT Douglas Fir trees. Korean or Silver each. Call after 604-462-1540
• Antiques & Collectibles • Gold & Sterling Jewellery • Victorian & Edwardian Furnishings • Oriental Carvings & Ivory • Pair Oriental Ironwood Carvings • Sterling Silver Flatware & More • Dinner Sets • Royal Doulton, Dresden & Hummel Figurines • Crystal, China & Porcelain • Bronzed Figures & Statues • Murano Glassware & Lighting • Wall & Mantle Clocks • Moorcroft Pottery • Several Persian Carpets • Vintage Lighting • Artwork (Oil Paintings, Watercolours & Limited Edition Prints) • Contents Of Several Estates & Much, Much More…
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HUGE ANTIQUE AUCTION Please Note: AUCTION STARTING EARLY @ 1:00 PM
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
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REAL ESTATE 6008
For Sale by Owner
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Houses - Sale
3BDRM/2BTH 15792 98 Ave, beautiful 1410 sqft rancher, 7131 sqft lot. $517,777. 604-760-7284
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $405,000, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
At WE BUY HOMES We CASH YOU OUT FAST! We Also Take Over Your Payments Until Your Home is Sold. No Fees! No Risk! Call us First! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com
GREAT 1988 SQ FT, 3 Bdrm 3-level split Carluke Cres Surrey. Upgraded Kitchen w/ SS appliances – Only $540,000 Phone 604-597-7799. PropertyGuys.com ID:76799
NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960
7683 210A St NEW 3550sf 6br 6ba w/2br legal basement suite HST incl $669,900 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5636
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
4 BD 2.5 bth 2087 sq ft energy efficient home, new appl., Great family home in Auguston Estates close to Auguston Traditional School. $440,000 604-746-0073. PropertyGuys.com 702659
6 BDRM 3.5 bth newly reno’d 4,077 sq ft home w/ 2 bdrm legal suite located south central Abbotsford. $598,600. 604-852-1748. PropertyGuys.com id# 149267
OWN THE land, Chilliwack, 1092sf, 2bdrm rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, exec.,estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bd, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, boardfenced $1,498K. 604-880-0462 PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
SRY: 10866-160A St. Open Sat 2-4pm. 4 BR, 2400sf, cds, $623k Royal Pacific Rlty, Elvira Hall www.elvirahall.com 604-783-9632
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Out Of Town Property
LANGLEY 202/53A AVE, 2 BR apartment $915, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-539-0217
TOWN & COUNTRY Apartments 5555 208th Street, Langley. Quiet Studio - 1 & 2 bdrms. Indoor swimming pool and rec facility. Includes heat, hot water & parking stall. No Pets. Call for specials 604-530-1912.
5530 - 208 St., Langley Quiet clean spacious 2 BR, incls 4 appls, hot water, parking. No pets. No smoking. Resident Manager. $885/month. Avail June 1. Please call from 9am to 8pm: (604) 534-1114 LANGLEY CITY APTS ON 201A FREE: heat, h/w, cable TV, laundry, prkg. BACH 1 & 2 BRS. Rainbow & Majorca Call Betsy 604-533-6945 Villa & Stardust Call Michael - 604-533-7578 CALL FOR SPECIALS
OPEN HOUSE Sun April 28 and May 5th 2 - 4 #49-9080 198 St Langley - 2 bdrm 1 bth home, open kitchen & eating area. New Paint & carpet. $29,900. 604-996-6542 PropertyGuys.com id # 76542
SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
Lots & Acreage
2.75 ACRE executive lot Chwk Mtn build your dream home View! View! $389K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5641
CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call us NOW. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248 CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK, site #155, 60x35, storage shed, firepit, Bell dish, lawnmower, $77,900. 604-596-7060
Desirable Creekside on the Park, Abbotsford, 6 brs, 3.5 bath. Granite/ ss appl, a/c. $579K. 604.852.6951
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
3418 Blueberry Drive, Whistler, BC. Bare Land approx 13,500 sq ft. Panoramic views from Whistler to Mt. Currie. - $1,747,000 - email: email@example.com
401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.
Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.
office: 604-939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358
CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.
Cell: 604-813-8789 CEDAR APARTMENTS
$50 off / month for the first year Quiet community living next to Guildford Mall. Reno’d 1 & 2 BR stes (some with enste’s), Cable, heat, hot water incl. Walk Score = 92 Call 604-584-5233
555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq
Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.
office: 604- 936-1225
2BDRM + DEN/ 2BATH CONDO for Sale. By Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $249,800. Helen 604-762-7412. propertyguys.com #149562
ONLY $226,900 in Langley’s Murrayville area, 960 sq ft , 2 bdr, 2 bth, grnd-floor condo covered deck and yard. See PropertyGuys.com in 76670 or call 604-613-2670
3 BDRM 2.5 bth 2475 sq ft custom built log home on priv 3 acres overlooking Sumas Prairie & Vedder Canal $639,000. 604-823-2183 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149834
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $349,000 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544
BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 PropertyGuys.com id: 77100
SURREY LOT 27, 4615sf NEW RF12 building lot, back slope, on greenbelt $390Kea 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5637
2 BR MOBILE HOME, Gardeners Dream! Pond, Creek, etc. Newly upgraded, South Surrey, $35,000. 604-996-5565
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
For your manufactured homes 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
BROOKSWOOD HOMES LTD
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
42 yrs with display homes on site A+ rating from the BBB 3229 - 200th St. Langley, B.C.
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
★ $400 MOVE IN BONUS ★
8507 120th Street, N. Delta
1 BR from $700 • 2 BR from $800 3 BR from $900
Includes Heat, Hot Water & Cable Some Suites with mtn. views.
Close to schools & shopping On bus route to SkyTrain.
Houses - Rent
LANGLEY 40/240 St, 3 BR 1 ba, 1/2 acre lot, long or short term ok. $1150/util. June 1. 604-807-6565 S. SRY, fully reno’d 4 BR, 4 bath, top line appls, walking dist to all schls, Rec ctr, shopping, nr bus, avl now, $2500/mo. 604-444-3121
8BDRM/3BTH 8558 184 Street No Pets $2,000 Monthly. Call Parbinder 604-763-2354 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 2 level HOUSE, new fridge, Gas stove, hot water heater, with 10% down... $588/M Call 604-435-5555 for showing www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca WILLOUGHBY, 3 BR house, 5 appls, dbl garage, lrg workshop, lots of prkg, refs, on acreage, N/s, N/p, $2,000/mo. 604-880-1098
Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.
WALNUT GROVE Upper flr, 3 BR, 2 bath, all appls, lrg sundeck. Av June 1. $1400 + 1/2 utls, Incls net/cable. NS/NP. 604-888-8335
office: 604-939-8905 KING ALBERT COURT Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.
$50 off / month for the first year Clean Bach, 1 & 2 BR stes. Heat & hot water included. Walk Score = 85
2 BR bsmnt ste, Willoughby, in ste w/d, N/s, N/p, immed, $950 + 1/2 hyd. 604-533-3700, 315-6324
1300 King Albert, Coq
office: 604-463-0857 cell: 604-375-1768
JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq
3600 Little Green lake Road, 70 Mile House B.C. 60 Acres, 3 cabins, barn, f/p’s, lakes/trails/ hunting. MLS:N2223731 $299,000 Call: (604) 533-7621 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!
COTTONWOOD PLAZA HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES
22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge
FULLY finished 4,000+sf in
552 Dansey Ave, Coq
FULLY REFURBISHED, approx 2000 sf, 4 BR, 3 full bath, central loc, RV prkg, cls to schools, shops & bus, $795,000. 778-233-5500
$50 off / month for the first year Spacious Reno’d Bach, 1, 2, 3 BR suites. Heat & hot water included. Walk Score = 75 Call 604-530-0030
SUSSEX PLACE APTS
ARBOUR GREENE CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. Office 604- 936-3907
office: 604-939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178
S. Surrey/ White Rock
Apartments & Condos
WALNUT GROVE. Executive condo, 2 BR + den, 2 baths,S facing, 6 appls, f/p, pkg. $1300. May 15. Pet ok. 604-319-7416
545 Rochester Ave, Coq
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
ALDERGROVE 1BR condo, nr shops/bus. F/p, inste w/d, Mt Baker view. $875. 604-607-6447
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533 5 BDRM home w/ new 2 bdrm inlaw suite. Secure priv backyard w/ 16.5’x12.5’ dble door shop. Pool, hot tub. Close to Mill Lake area. $424,000. Ph 778-960-7118 PropertyGuys.com 149839
For Sale by Owner
7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.
Houses - Sale
S. Surrey/ White Rock
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
Houses - Sale
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
$739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108
WG. UPPER 3 BR, 2 bath entse, 6 appls, AC. own entry, prkg. Nr sch, shops, bus, walk rec ctr. ns/ np. $1195+2/3 util. 604-513-1239
LANGLEY CITY sm. business whse/office w/washrm, clean, dry, secure, $1200/mo. 604-834-3289
We have 7 Playgrounds for your kids! And are “Pet-Friendly”
NEWLY RENOVATED $990 per month + utilities
3 BR = 11/2 Baths - 2 Levels 1,100 sq.ft. and a fenced back yard For more info call Mike at 604-792-8317 or 1-877-515-6696 or Email: email@example.com WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St. Chilliwack. BC Move-In Incentive! Our Gated 5 acre Complex is Quiet and Family-Oriented.
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143 - 14488 Knox Way, Richmond, B.C.
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ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187
PIONEER PAVING 40 YRS EXP Serving the Lower Mainland Residential/Commercial/Industrial Free Est 24 hr Answering 533-5253
Moving & Storage
SUPER SOIL INC. TOTAL LANDSCAPE SUPPLY SERVICES Since 1979
* HOUSE & HOME Cleaning * We are Licensed Bonded & Insured. $25/hr 604-700-9218
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COMPLETE Roofing Ltd. Repairs & gutters, all roofs, WCB, BBB, Reas guaranteed. St Disc. 604-725-0106
SUPERSOIL SPRING SALE: All mixes, dressings, mulches, sand, gravel, rock, etc. 604-888-8881
Pro Tree Services * Quality Tree and Hedge Trimming, Pruning and Removals * Full range of Landscape Services available * Stump Grinding - Insured & Licensed
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Sports & Imports
2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $4,995. 604-209-1039
2006 VW JETTA 2.0T 73k, original owner, hid headlights, auto, $14,900. 604-307-9159
Parts & Accessories 2007 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GT, 3.8l, v6, auto, all options, 60 k, ocean blue, $9800 Firm. 604-538-9257
SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM
May 11 - May 17, 2013 Engines - gas................... $13995 Transmissions......................$4995 Starters .....................................$1795 Alternators..............................$1795 Bumper Covers - 190 ....$3495 Pwr Rack/Pinion Assys..$2595 All Bucket Seats (manual)...$1995 All Bench Seats .................$2495 Any Plain Steel Wheel ......$795 Hoods ........................................$4495 Fenders ....................................$2595 Car Doors ................................$3995 Trk/Van/SUV Doors ...........$4995 Hours: 8:30am-5pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca
2004 TOYOTA Sienna Van, 111,000 km, silver, ex cond, one owner $11,500 obo 604-792-3256
14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4500. 604-519-0075
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564 Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
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2013 ESCALADE AWD ‘ULTRA LUXURY PACKAGE’ Silver Lining/Ebony, Executive Demo 1532 kms, Remote start, Power retractable assist steps, Sunroof, Power liftgate, Heated/Ventilated seats, 22” Chrome alloys, Blind zone alert, Rear Entertainment, Bluetooth Stk# 2007170
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437
5333 - 176 St. Cloverdale FREE DELIVERY We’re in the Big Green Trucks
Complete Renovations Drywall Kitchen, Baths, Basements, SunDecks, Paint. Joe 604-308-8117
OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721
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Lawn & Garden
#1 SOILS, manure, gravels, limestone, lava. sand. Del or p/u 604-882-1344 info etc visit www. portkellsnurseries.com/bulk material
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KJS. REPOINTING, f/p facings, block work, brick work, all types of cultured stone. 778-809-1334
Dump Site Now Open
• Broken Concrete Rocks $22 per metric ton • Mud, Dirt, Sod, Clay $22 per metric ton • Grass, Branches, Leaves, Weeds $59 per ton
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8185 Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classiﬁeds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classiﬁeds 604-444-3000
Lease and ﬁnance options available.
Moving & Storage
EXP PROF movers fully equip, piano specialist. Evening moves available. George 778-875-8202
Local & long distance Call 604-720-0931 firstname.lastname@example.org
A FIXIT PLUMBING & Heating H/W tanks, boilers, furn, renos, drains, gas fitter. 778-908-2501
Collectibles & Classics
Renovations & Home Improvement
D.L. RENOVATIONS Home Improvement Specialist
1961 PONTIAC Laurentian 4 dr, 283 eng, auto. 2nd owner, all records, collectors plates, summer driven. $6500. 604-882-1226
ADVANCE CLASSIFIEDS 604-444-3000
1995 JAYCO TT 12UDopen 23’, 3 burning stove/Frdg/Frzr/Fur, As new, $3,500 obo. 604-866-6125
604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371
David 604-626-7351 35 years experience
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582
THE SCRAPPER CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES
1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-795-3344
Quality work Affordable Pricing
A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936
1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890
AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673
SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL
ANVIL Plumbing & Heating #1 in Business since 1999 Service and Renovations Call JIM KIRK • 604-657-9700
Scrap Car Removal
1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: email@example.com (604) 794-3428.
2000 FORD F-250 4X4 diesel, gd cond. 1998 27’ Okanagan 5th Solar R/O, TV, super slide, new floors, double windows. $18,000 for both obo. 604-819-8795
Sports & Imports
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
2006 36FT Paradise Point 5th whl, 3 slides, f/p, computer desk, exc cond. $28,000. 604-857-0304
2001 MERCEDES 320 ML, no accid, low kms, new brake/tires. Reduced $6750.. 604-724-3696
TRAILER for Sale. Sleeps 8. AC, furnace, slide, awning, many features. Incl TV, DVD and hitch. $11,000. Call: (604) 626-1946.
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EXTENDED TO MAY 31ST
0 84 %
FINANCING FOR UP TO
ON SELECT MODELS
INCLUDES $2,500 IN PRICE ADJUSTMENTSΩ HWY: 5.3L/100 KM CITY: 7.1L/100 KM!
2012 BEST NEW SMALL CAR (UNDER $21K)
OWN IT FOR
INCLUDES: 1.6L GDI ENGINE • FRONT ACTIVE
HEADRESTS • FRONT, SIDE & CURTAIN AIRBAGS • POWER DOOR LOCKS • AM/FM/CD/MP3/USB/ iPOD® AUDIO SYSTEM
FINANCING FOR 84 MONTHS
12,394 SELLING PRICE:
ACCENT 4 DR L 6-SPEED MANUAL. $2,500 PRICE ADJUSTMENTΩ, DELIVERY & DESTINATION INCLUDED.
NO MONEY DOWN
GLS model shown
INCLUDES $3,100 IN PRICE ADJUSTMENTSΩ
2012 CANADIAN AND NORTH AMERICAN CAR OF THE YEAR
HWY: 5.2L/100 KM CITY: 7.1L/100 KM!
OWN IT FOR
INCLUDES: 6 AIRBAGS • iPOD®/USB/AUXILIARY
INPUT JACKS • POWER WINDOWS & DOOR LOCKS • ABS WITH TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM • DUAL HEATED POWER EXTERIOR MIRRORS
79 0 WITH
Limited model shown
INCLUDES $4,000 IN PRICE ADJUSTMENTSΩ
INCLUDES: AIR CONDITIONING • HEATED FRONT SEATS • AUXILIARY MP3/USB/iPOD® INPUT • SIRIUS XM® RADIO WITH BLUETOOTH® HANDS FREE PHONE SYSTEM • DUAL FRONT, SIDE & CURTAIN AIRBAGS
INCLUDES $250 IN PRICE ADJUSTMENTSΩ
HWY: 7.7L/100 KM CITY: 10.4L/100 KM!
FINANCING FOR 84 MONTHS
OWN IT FOR
14,344 SELLING PRICE:
ELANTRA L 6-SPEED MANUAL. $3,100 PRICE ADJUSTMENTΩ, DELIVERY & DESTINATION INCLUDED.
119 0 WITH
FINANCING FOR 84 MONTHS
21,564 SELLING PRICE:
SONATA GL AUTO. $4,000 PRICE ADJUSTMENTΩ, DELIVERY & DESTINATION INCLUDED.
NO MONEY DOWN
AWARDED THE HIGHEST GOVERNMENT CRASH SAFETY RATING# U.S. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
Limited model shown
NO MONEY DOWN
20 13 HWY: 5.6L/100 KM CITY: 8.7L/100 KM!
OWN IT FOR
INCLUDES: AIR CONDITIONING • EZ LANE CHANGE ASSIST • DOWNHILL BRAKE CONTROL AND HILLSTART ASSIST • REAR SPOILER • iPOD®/USB/MP3 AUXILIARY INPUT JACKS
119 0 WITH
FINANCING FOR 84 MONTHS
21,509 SELLING PRICE:
TUCSON L 5-SPEED MANUAL. $250 PRICE ADJUSTMENTΩ, DELIVERY & DESTINATION INCLUDED.
NO MONEY DOWN Limited model shown
5-year/100,000 km Comprehensive Limited Warranty†† 5-year/100,000 km Powertrain Warranty 5-year/100,000 km Emission Warranty
TM The Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/ Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/ Sonata GL Auto / Tucson L 5-Speed Manual with an annual finance rate of 0% for 84 months. Bi-weekly payments are $69/7$9/$119/$119. No down payment required. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual for $14,344 at 0% per annum equals $79 bi-weekly for 84 months for a total obligation of $14,344. Cash price is $14,344. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,495. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. !Fuel consumption for 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.3L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Elantra Sedan L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.2L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Sonata GL Auto (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM)/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual (HWY 7.7L/100KM/10.4L/100KM) are based on Energuide. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. "Price of models shown 2013 Accent 4 Door GLS Auto/ Elantra Limited/ Sonata Limited/Tucson Limited AWD are $20,094/$24,794/$30,564/$34,109. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Price adjustments of up to $2,500/$3,100/$4,000/$250 available on 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/Sonata GL Auto/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual. Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. *Purchase, finance or lease an in-stock 2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster/Genesis Coupe/Sonata/Sonata HEV/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL/Tucson/2012 Sonata HEV during the Double Savings Event and you will receive a Price Privileges Fuel Card for customers in Alberta and Saskatchewan or Preferred Price Fuel Card for customers in British Columbia worth $218 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$320 (2013 Sonata, 2012/2013 Sonata HEV)/$350 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL). Price Privileges Fuel Cards issued for customers in Alberta & Saskatchewan cannot be used in the province of British Columbia. Based on Energuide combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Accent Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Coupe Auto (6.6L/100km)/Elantra GT Auto (6.6L/100km)/Veloster 1.6L Auto (6.3L/100km)/ Genesis Coupe 2.0L Auto (8.6L/100km)/ Sonata 2.4L Auto (7.3L/100km)/Sonata HEV Auto (5.2L/100km)/Tucson 2.0L Auto (8.2L/100km)/Santa Fe Sport 2.4L FWD Auto (8.6L/100km)/2012 Sonata HEV Auto (5.3L/100km) and the combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Santa Fe XL 3.3L FWD (9.9L/100km) as determined by the Manufacturer as shown on www. hyundaicanada.com at 15,400km/year which is the yearly average driving distance as referenced by Transport Canada’s Provincial Light Vehicle Fleet Statistics, 2011, minus one full tank of fuel provided at the time of delivery of 2013 Accent (43L), Elantra (48L), Elantra Coupe (50L), Elantra GT (50L), Veloster (50L), Genesis Coupe (65L), Sonata (70L), Sonata HEV (65L), Tucson (58L), Santa Fe Sport (66L), Santa Fe XL (71L), 2012 Sonata HEV (65L), this is equivalent to $0.30 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$0.40 (2013 Sonata, 2013 Sonata HEV, 2012 Sonata HEV)/$0.35 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL) per litre savings on each litre of gas up to a total of 725 Litres (2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster), 800 Litres (2013 Sonata/2013 Sonata HEV/2012 Sonata HEV) and 1,000 Litres (2013 Genesis Coupe/Tucson/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL). Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. #Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). †Ω*"Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.
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Now, with class-leading headroom. *
Introducing Volkswagen’s latest iconic ragtop: The Beetle Convertible. Boasting lines that are bolder and sleeker than ever, The Beetle Convertible adds a bit of muscle to the classic design. With a 170 horsepower engine, responsive handling and a top that can drop, in just over ten seconds, while you’re driving, The Beetle Convertible gives new meaning to the open road.
THE 2013 BEETLE CONVERTIBLE. NOW STARTING FROM $30,170.† Dealer Name 20 Any Street, Any Town, Phone 1-1 23-4567, www.dealername.ca
* Refers to “unlimited” headroom available with roof open; no claim is being made with the roof closed. †Base MSRP of a new and unregistered 2013 Beetle Convertible 2.5L base model with 6-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic is $30,170, including $1,395 freight and PDI. License, insurance, registration, any dealer or other charges, options and other applicable taxes are extra. Dealer may sell for less. The 2013 Beetle Convertible highline 2.5L as shown is $33,135 with options and accessories. Vehicle may not be exactly as shown. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. “Volkswagen”, the Volkswagen logo, “Das Auto & Design” and “Beetle” are registered trademarks of Volkswagen AG. Visit vw.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. © Volkswagen Canada 2013.
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19545 No. 10 Hwy. Surrey, BC V3S 6K1
5955 Collection Drive, Langley, BC
2092 - 152nd Street S. Surrey/White Rock V4A 4N8
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IT’S BIG. IT’S ON NOW. Great offers on all new Toyotas. 2013 TACOMA 4X4 V6 FACTORY FINANCING AS LOW AS
PLUS GET $1000 IN GENUINE TOYOTA ACCESSORIES WITH EVERY NEW TACOMA
2013 COROLLA LEASE FOR
WITH $0 DOWN PAYMENT
FACTORY FINANCING UP TO 72 MONTHS
OR CHOOSE UP TO $2500 CONSUMER CASH
WITH $0 DOWN PAYMENT
2013 HIGHLANDER 4WD V6
FACTORY FINANCING UP TO 72 MONTHS
FACTORY FINANCING UP TO 60 MONTHS
OR CHOOSE UP TO $2000 CONSUMER CASH
20622 Langley Bypass, Langley Visit toyota.ca for details.
Lease, finance and consumer cash offers apply to new 2013 models sold before May 31, 2013. Credit available to qualified buyers. Factory order may be required. Corolla lease is a 60 month lease of a model BU42EM AA with $0 down payment and $0 security deposit. 60 monthly payments of $168 are required. Total lease obligation is $10080. Lease end value is $5871. Lease rate is 0%. Matrix lease is a 60 month lease of a model KU4EEM AA with $0 down payment and $0 security deposit. 60 monthly payments of $188 are required. Total lease obligation is $11280. Lease end value is $6046. Lease rate is 0%. Highlander lease is a 60 month lease of a model BK3EHA AA with $2800 down payment and $0 security deposit. 60 monthly payments of $399 are required. Total lease obligation is $26740. Lease end value is $14010. Lease rate is 2.9%. Tacoma lease is a 60 month lease of a model UUE4NM AA with $3000 down payment and $0 security deposit. 60 monthly payments of $299 are required. Total lease obligation is $20940. Lease end value is $11395. Lease rate is 4.9%. All leases have mileage allowances of 20000 km/year. License insurance and taxes are not included. Retail financing cost of borrowing is dependent on amount financed.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
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