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Fort Langley’s Bill Bunt is not happy with the 20.6 per cent bump B.C. Assessment gave his condo since last year.

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Bill Bunt would prefer to be average right now. The Fort Langley condo owner is facing a staggering 20.6 per cent increase in the assessed value of his home since last year. “That’s crazy,” Bunt said. The condo’s assessed value of $327,000 is especially startling because the average condo in the Township this year increased barely more than one per cent. Bunt moved in to the condos on Billy Brown Road two years ago, just after they were built. He paid $290,000, but in the first year he lived there his unit was assessed at just $262,000. He wasn’t surprised when it went up to $271,000 in 2011. But this year’s jump was a shock. For the owners of the condos, it means a steep increase in property taxes this year.

Taxes are calculated based on the average assessed value across a municipality. If a house or condo goes down in assessed value, the homeowner might see a drop in taxes even if there is a tax increase. But if the assessed value goes up higher than average, it means a bigger tax bill. While Bunt can take the hit, he wonders why the assessed value went up so fast. He believes it may be because his building only had one or two condos sold since it opened. “The majority of people are on the elderly side,” he said of his condo, which is for those aged 45 and up. Most of them are there for the long term. There were only a few sales, so the assessment may have been calculated based on the prices for one or two units. He also noted that there is only one block of condos in the Fort. There aren’t any other condo complexes for the B.C. Assessment office to compare with Bunt’s building. Bunt isn’t sure if he will challenge the assessment and seek a lower value.

Assessments of homes, condos, and other properties are arriving in mailboxes around the province this month. The average increase in Langley was small, and in

Langley City some categories saw an average decline. However, individual neighbourhoods in Langley have varied widely from the averages in the past.

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Train claims life A young man died after being hit by a train early Friday morning. by Matthew Claxton

Langley RCMP are investigating the death of a man who was hit and killed by CN train Friday near 216th Street and 96th Avenue. CN crews called the police at about 6:45 a.m. after hitting the man, who was apparently lying down on the tracks. Police found the remains of a

man in his early 20s. His identity has not yet been released. “We have nothing to suggest foul play of any type,” said Insp. Amrik Virk of the Langley RCMP. The area where the man was killed is relatively quiet and rural, and there were no paths immediately nearby. Because the train stopped, parts of 96th Avenue and 216th Street were closed and blocked for several hours while the investigation began, and the train was moved. Langley Mounties are working on investigating the young man’s death with CN Police.

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John Evanochko planted willow whips Saturday morning near Yorkson Creek. Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS) hosted a tree planting and invasive species weed pull along the North Langley creek.

Butt out, of parks

Enforcement of the smoking ban in Metro Vancouver parks begins in Feburary. Smoking is now prohibited in all Metro Vancouver regional parks including Campbell Valley, Aldergrove Lake, and Derby Reach Regional Parks. The policy came into effect on Jan. 1 and those who ignore it can be handed a ticket for a $75 fine. • More online

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Nominations are open for the provincial awards that honour people who have overcome adversity. People have until Feb. 20 to nominate Langley someone for the Courage to Come resident Zosia Back Awards. Ettenberg Coast Mental received the Health launched Courage to the call for nomCome Back inations to give award in 2008. people a chance to recognize someone who has overcome adversity and made a difference in the lives of others. • More online


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Landfills are not the place for old and unused medications. Instead people are being encouraged to turn to their local pharmacy. Most will take back expired and old medications. Metro Vancouver, which oversees waste disposal in most of the Lower Mainland, and the BC Pharmacy Association have teamed up to help spread the message that people shouldn’t dump drugs. • More online

Four lanes may wait for five years

208th Street won’t get wider this year – possibly not for five years. by Matthew Claxton

The widening of 208th Street to four lanes won’t be coming in 2012. “That one is not going to happen this year,” said Township transportation engineer Paul Cordeiro. The Township had talked about starting construction as early as this year, after years of increasing traffic pressures caused by development in Willoughby. However, because the Township council refused to designate the road a truck route, Langley can’t get TransLink cash for upgrades. TransLink won’t include the road in the regional Major Road Network (MRN), a prerequisite for funding. That has essentially moved the project to the back burner. “It definitely won’t be in this year’s [budget],” Cordeiro said. “We’re hoping to put in into the five-year plan.” Mayor Jack Froese said the widening of 208th hasn’t been officially delayed, but the lack of TransLink money means the Township will have to rely on development to get the road widened. “It’s either going to be the developers that will pay for it, or the taxpayers,” Froese said. In the spring of 2010, residents in Willoughby were up in arms about plans to turn 208th Street into a truck route. Township hall was flooded with thousands of letters against the project, and angry residents turned out en masse in opposition. The safety of children and adult pedestrians, as well as noise, were key concerns.

Council agreed, and voted to scrap the Worse is the cost of land acquisition, plan. Then-Councillor Mel Kositsky called Cordeiro said. for the Township to look into whether 208th The Township has a 20 metre right of way, could remain in the MRN without being but needs 30 to 40 metres for widening. turned into a truck route. Parts of 208th have already been widened, TransLink didn’t want to do that. There but not marked four lanes, where developare only two MRN roads in the Lower ers have been building new condos and Mainland that are not townhouses. In that truck routes, one in case, the developer Vancouver and one in can access Township Coquitlam. Both were funds for the road added to the MRN “It’s either going to building, but has to when TransLink was throw in the land be the developers first formed; every rights for free. that will pay for it, or MRN road since than “There are bits has been a truck route. and pieces that are the taxpayers.” That leaves the coming in under Mayor Jack Froese Township to shoul[development] applider the considerable cations from 84th costs of four-laning all the way to 76th,” – something residents said Cordeiro. favoured during the truck route debate – on But other properties aren’t up for developits own, or by waiting for developers to ment any time soon. build along the street. From 72nd to 76th Avenue, there isn’t Sonya Paterson, a former school trustee even a neighbourhood plan, nor is a planand council candidate who lives near 208th, ning process underway. That means no is worried about traffic. development in the near future, and no “It’s a real traffic nightmare right now, and developers giving up the road. it’s going to get worse,” she said. Buying the land needed would be extremeWaiting to turn onto 208th from intersecly expensive. tions without signals can take five minutes “In some cases you might actually be purright now, Paterson said. chasing the entire lot,” Cordeiro said. She would also like some public discussion That’s why the Township usually waits for of what’s going to happen to the two-lane developers to buy up large blocks of land, 208th Street highway overpass. and then turn over a strip for the road as Re-building a two-lane road into a four part of their project plan. lane one costs about $4 million per kiloThen there are the fields that border metre, not including the cost of buying land, Willowbrook Drive north of 64th Avenue. said Cordeiro. They are in the Agricultural Land Reserve, That would put the cost of this stretch so not only would the Township have to buy of road, which starts as the Willoughby strips of three properties there, it will have Connector at 64th Avenue and runs to 86th to ask permission from the Agricultural Land Avenue, at about $8-$10 million. Commission eliminate the farmland.

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The Langley RCMP are looking for a man who tried to snatch a child from Douglas Park, right behind the boy’s father on Monday morning. At about 9 a.m., the father and his two-year-old son were in the playground area of the park, in the 20600 block of Douglas Crescent, said Cpl. Holly Marks, spokes-

person for the local RCMP. The father turned away to put down the son’s helmet and bike, and turned back to find an unknown man holding the boy. The father yelled loudly, and the man dropped the boy and ran, Marks said. The father chased the suspect out of the park, and the man entered a dark green van or SUV with tinted rear windows and drove off south on 206th Street.

The suspect is described as possibly Indo-Canadian or Hispanic, his build average to slightly husky, standing 5’9” to 5’11”, with dark brown hair, wearing a white hat and a dark coloured shirt. Langley’s Serious Crime section is investigating the incident. Anyone with information that might help the investigators should call the RCMP at 604-5323200. To remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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The end of the year saw a big spike in the number of homes that started construction in Langley Township. Starting in September, the number of housing starts – the number of units that began construction – shot up sharply. A few condo projects started in that month, and they represent about half of all the home starts in the Township in the last year, said Ramin Seifi, the Township’s development manager. Quadra Homes’ project in the Yorkson area on 208th Street was a big piece of that, as well as Bedford Landing’s second stage of condos in Fort Langley. In October 2011, the Township saw construction start on 235 condo

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A townhouse project in Willoughby, where most of Langley’s new construction is centred. units, compared to 19 single-family homes, and 33 units of townhouses. Between January and October (the last month for which statistics are available) the difference in housing types was also noticeable. The Township saw 541 condos start construction, 198 houses, and 309 townhouses. That represents a 222 per cent increase in the number of condo units being built compared to the same time period in 2010. The number of single family houses was up just 1.5 per cent, while the number of townhouse starts

actually dipped by 8.8 per cent. Multi-family home construction outpaces single-family home building in the Township, a complete reverse of the situation just a few years ago. Most of the construction is centred in the Willoughby area, particularly Yorkson, the area near 208th Street and roughly north of 80th Avenue. The area is centred around the construction site for the future Lynn Fripps Elementary and the current Willoughby Elementary. Local schools have been close to bursting as a result of rapid development.


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Three people lived in the Fernridge mobile home, that was the site of a Thursday morning blaze.


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A blaring smoke alarm likely saved the lives of three Fernridge residents just after midnight Thursday, Langley Township firefighters say. A fire gutted a mobile home in a park in the 20100 block of 24th Avenue, but the elderly man and woman, and their adult son, all got out safely. The father woke first, and thought he saw flashing red lights, said assistant fire chief Bruce Ferguson. A second later, the smoke alarm went off, and he realized the lights were flames. He woke up the others and they escaped unharmed. The fire was called in

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Firefighters pored over the gutted Fernridge mobile home, searching for the cause of the Thursday morning blaze. just four minutes after midnight, but firefighters were unable to stop it from destroying the entire mobile home. The building, surrounded by a small fence, bushes, and bird baths, was utterly destroyed. Neighbour Mary Ellen Huseon said the family were friendly and well liked in the park, and were longtime residents. “My husband just built a back porch for them,” she said.

The couple is in their 80s, and the husband is a veteran, Huseon said. The family told the firefighters that they are insured, and they are staying at a local hotel with help from the disaster assistance program. The cause of the fire isn’t known for sure yet. Investigators were still searching through the wreckage on Thursday morning looking for clues. Ferguson said arson is not suspected.


O’Brien case outcome delayed the judge’s decision next week. Parent remains free on bail. On the morning of March 13, 2008, O’Brien was struck by a pickup truck driven by Parent. Parent’s truck had just struck and run the truck with O’Brien and two of his friends off the road, while the three young men were on their way to the airport to fly to a family vacation. Parent’s defense argued that the first incident was an accident, that Parent had only returned to check on the three men’s condition, and that he had panicked when he thought they were about to attack his large F350 truck. O’Brien was hit and killed as Parent sped off. Crown lawyer Donna Ballyk instead painted a picture of Parent as a man intent on scaring the three young men by swerving past them as they stood on the side of the road.

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Firefighters scaled a ladder to get onto the balcony, doused the visible blaze, and used a thermal imaging camera to make sure the fire hadn’t got into the apartment building’s walls. Sanders said the fire started because the “potting soil” was largely dry peat moss. Peat is not only used as potting soil, it’s burned in many countries instead of firewood. “It will smolder, and it will eventually ignite,” Sanders said. The City’s fire crews get calls like this on a surprisingly regular basis, Sanders said. People smoking outside can’t use plant pots for ash trays, Sanders said, as there’s too much danger of starting a fire in what looks like “soil.” They should use a proper ash tray, he said.

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Clearing clogs not a good plan Put enough of anything down a drain – hair, grease, garbage – and it will clog. Then you’ve got to get out the caustic chemicals, or call for professional help. When it comes to roads, the system is just as predictable. Put more housing on a street, you get more traffic. Put enough people in a neighbourhood, you get gridlock. Unfortunately, clearing up a clogged road takes more than a simple bottle of goop. There are a few things we can do to keep traffic moving. We can encourage people to walk more – in communities that have few sidewalks and little within walking distance. We can encourage cycling – on roads with no shoulders and speeding drivers. We can opt for transit – don’t hold your breath waiting for the next bus, you’ll pass out. Unfortunately, when it comes to major roads like 208th Street, eventually we just need to widen them. When the Langley Township council voted to keep 208th Street from becoming a truck route, it was the right call. Willoughby, even growing and densifying, is still a residential neighbourhood. But it also cut off TransLink funding that would have sped up the process of widening. It’s obvious that 208th Street is in bad shape. Parts of it have been widened by developers, but lanes haven’t been painted. Bike lanes that were funded years ago don’t exist. Trucks heading to and from construction sites, along with heavy local and commuter traffic, helped make it one of the most complained about roads in the Township last year when it comes to potholes and rough pavement. Yet in 2011, the Township’s road manager said major upgrades were being delayed until the widening took place. With that widening plan a receding target, residents of Willoughby need to hear from the Township, from staff and council. First, they need to hear what the current plans are for widening the road. Will the road be widened in pieces, starting with the section between 80th and 86th Avenues? They need to hear about plans for construction and how that will impact local traffic. They need to hear about the final form of the road. Ideally, it will include bike lanes, sidewalks, and bus stops as well as more lanes for cars, along its whole length. Residents in Willoughby, and throughout the Township, also need to hear about the cost. Not the cost of building the road, which is relatively easy to calculate, but the costs in congestion, crashes, and damaged shocks that more delays will cause. – M.C.

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Environment? What’s that? Of course, a goal of streamlining the federal government’s environmental review process for oil and other seems quite laudable, on its slick surface, at least. As the petroleum producers association Bob Groeneveld objectively notes, in response to federal Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver’s call for regulatory reform to improve the federal government’s “slow, complex, and cumberIs it a late Christmas present, left over from some” project review process, it’s a question our recently departed 2011? of balance. Or is it an early Yule gift for Christmas of The oil industry’s chief grease monkey, 2012 – which quite certainly will arrive despite Dave Collyer, notes three areas that need work dire tidings of disaster and mayhem from the in the whole environmental review process ancient Mayans? (actually, he calls it “project review” – perhaps In any case, PM Stevie Harpo’s promise of the word “environment” doesn’t roll quite greater environmental ignorance is sure to be so easily off his tongue) needs revamping on welcome in the counting houses of the petrol“three broad themes.” eum giants. The feds need to balance After all, the oil companies and environmental concerns with other development-mad agencies The company economic considerations, he are run mostly by old men who says. won’t be back-packing through has such a great However, in current economic the desolation they are bound environmental theory, as exercised by the bigand determined to create. money boys, environment does And Stevie must feel that he’s record already. not show up as a legitimate cost also old enough to beat the heat item. So balancing the cost of a of global warming, too. pipeline or two against zero should not take a It’s no surprise that the Canadian whole heckuva a lot of time-consuming calcuAssociation of Petroleum Producers would lations. be among the first to come out announcing Collyer also wants to see improvements in its joyful anticipation of the call for new fed“government coordination.” eral Oil Ministry… er… I mean Environment I suspect that’s included for comic relief. Ministry review guidelines, which incidentally, And he would like to see some work done Stevie suggested, should cut in half the enoron “tightening process timelines and effectivemously prohibitive length of an environmental ness.” review for the proposed Northern Gateway The tighter the timeline, the sooner the Pipeline project connecting Alberta’s tar pits to money flows into the oil developers’ pockets, waiting tankers on B.C.’s soon-to-be-formerly and hence, the increased effectiveness of the pristine mid-northern coastline. overall outcome. And anyway, why should Enbridge’s twoLike the oil companies, PM Harpo and the pipeline proposal – over mountains, across rivHarpoCon government have a proven track ers, past remote villages, through untouched record when it comes to exemplary environvalleys – require any environmental review at mental awareness – they have numerous Fossil all? Awards as testimony. The company has such a great environmentNo word yet in my email in-box from al record already, that all we really need to do environmental organizations in response to the is take their word that they’ll be careful. And HarpoCons’ latest suggestions for reform – I why would any oil transportation company suspect that they trying to catch their breath. ever take a chance with the environment?

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Dear Editor, Who is responsible for three new schools in Langley being built? I presume it is mainly MLA Rich Coleman along with Superintendent Cheryle

Beaumont whom we are to thank. And there is probably a nod to land developers on the [Willoughby] slope, too. But just how do you get three new schools built

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Dear Editor, It is obvious many people do not really understand BC Hydro Smart Meter Program and the recent changes to property values under the BC Assessment Authority. Smart meters are expensive to install, but over time will pay for themselves and offer savings to BC Hydro customers. There will be no more need for meter readers, accounting and billing will all be automatic, and BC Hydro will be able identify the location of power problems in minutes. The radiation level is very small, compared to radiation from the earth’s magnetic field and such things as cellphones. Customers may only get small doses of radiation if they stand close to the meters for extended periods of time. One of the big advantages of smart meters is that they will permit BC Hydro to identify meters that have been bypassed for illegal drug-growing operations. They will be able to take immediate action and stop the theft of power. It will also allow BC Hydro to identify a problem in an owner’s system that is wasting power. As for property assessments, the assessment authority reassesses all property each year, based on the values of similar properties in the previous year. The new assessed value may be lower, the same, or higher. Property tax is based on how much money the municipality needs for its next year’s operation and the set “mill rate” to provide that revenue. As a result, one may experience lower, the same, or higher taxes with a higher assessed value… or even higher with a lower assessed value. I worked on the Property Assessment Appeal Board for four years, and the majority of people appealed their assessments because they were too low. They wanted higher assessments, because they wanted to sell their properties. Eric J. Bysouth, Langley

when there is a policy in place which states that, in order to build a new school, the other schools in the district must be at capacity? Well, you close lots of schools in the poorer parts of the district, and force the remaining schools into an artificially overcrowded state. So congratulations on the building of three new schools, but who pays for the operating costs? Langley School District is responsible for that, not the provincial government. But Langley School District has a massive $13.5 million debt that has to be repaid to the government. It is interesting to note that when Cheryle Beaumont was hired as superintendent in 2006, Langley School District had a surplus of $5.4 million. And what about the already existing schools in Langley that are badly in need of major repairs, now that the money will be needed to operate new schools? Once again, how is Langley School District going to pay for the operation of three new schools when it couldn’t cover the costs of the ones already in place? I think it is time for a new superintendent and new MLA for Langley. L. Fletcher, Langley

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people on her team. Only two of them are from the original group that formed seven years ago, as team members come and go. Keffer emphasizes that it isn’t that hard to get a by Matthew Claxton team off the ground. “Just go for it,” she said. Seven years ago, Val “Find some friends, and Keffer was asked to form they’ll have a couple of a Relay for Life Team for friends.” the first event to be held The eighth annual in Langley. Langley Relay for Life will Keffer, a Township be held on May 25. Teams employee, was happy to will take turns walking or form a team. running around the track “We know it’s for a good at McLeod Athletic Park, cause,” she said. at 56th Avenue and 216th The annual 12-hour Street, between 7 p.m. and Relay for Life benefits the 7 a.m. Canadian Cancer Society, It’s not an athletic event and dozens of team capor a race, just a way to tains like Keffer have demonstrate commitment helped make it one of the to the three themes of most successful in the Relay for Life: Celebrate, province. In the past seven Remember, and Fight years, it’s Back. raised more Relay for “Just go for it. Find than $2.25 Life has some friends, and million a strong for cancer contingent they’ll have a couple research of cancer of a friends.” and support survivors, Val Keffer for patients. and many “It was of the Relay awesome,” participants Keffer said. have lost She organized a team family members to cancer. despite having never done So far, more than 21 anything like it before in teams have registered for her life. the event, and the organShe recruited a group of izers are hoping for a few friends and co-workers, more. and got to work raising To encourage people to money. sign up and start building “I got a great team,” their teams early, January Keffer said. has an early bird rate. This year, she’ll have 13 Each participant who

The Langley Township Relay for Life team is led by Val Keffer, left, who jumped in with both feet seven years ago and has been a key Relay leader ever since.

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registers by Jan. 31 pays the reduced rate of $10 and is entered in a province-wide draw to win an iPad. The volunteer organizing committee for Relay is hosting an Early Bird Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 28, 8 a.m.

to 11 a.m., at Save-OnFoods in Willowbrook on 64th Avenue and 204th Street. The public can drop by, grab some breakfast, and learn more about Relay. Both new participants and former relayers are welcome.

Every Relay for Life event begins with a lap by cancer survivors in bright yellow T-shirts. Teams, which have tents and shelters set up around the track, spend the night walking, socializing, and listening to live music. Scavenger hunts and other

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Experts donate their time and Langley Lodge hosts so seniors an learn about health and wellness issues. by Heather Colpitts

Seniors are invited to a lecture series that will focus on helping them protect their money. Unfortunately there are many people who work to scam seniors out of their money, so Langley Lodge staff have organized a lecture series to arm seniors with information. The Winter Public Education Series continues educational lectures started by the non-profit seniors complex care facility. The winter series runs January to April. “The demand for local, accessible and free education on seniors health and wellness issues has been steady since we started the program in 2010,” said Debra Hauptman, executive director of Langley Lodge. “We are delighted to host the series for Langley residents as a community service.” Education about aging is important for Langley residents who, along with the general population, are aging and comprise a growing seniors demographic in the region. Guest speakers are experts and sessions are typically 60-90 minutes duration. Light refreshments are served, and most speakers provide printed information to take home. The lectures are on the third Tuesday of the month. On Jan. 17 a financial planning advisor will speak on the subject of estate planning and general tax matters pertaining to estates and planned giving. In February, the Public Trustee’s Office will have information on financial and personal care management for adults. In March, a tax accountant will provide information on seniors’ tax credits and income/pension splitting, and in April, the BC Elder Advocacy group will present a module on fraud schemes and how to protect yourself from common scams targeting seniors. All guest speakers are donating their time, to allow Langley Lodge to host the series for free to the general public, Hauptman noted. All seniors have to to do take part is to register in advance so the lodge knows how many people are attending. The lectures start at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 5451 204th St. To register contact social worker Dayna Driscoll at 604-532-4241 or People can also find out more at www.langleylodge. org/monthly-activities-calendar/special-events/.


Wrong instument cited A story about Langley harpist Esther Cannon in the Jan. 5 edition included an incorrect title. We apologize for the error.

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Grey Cup brightens school day Canadian football’s highest honour taken to local schools. by Heather Colpitts

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Fundraising Cory Schneider autograph signing The Canucks goalie will be at Pastimes Sports and Games for an autograph session 3:305:30pm on Jan. 14, 20364 Fraser Hwy., as a fundraiser for the Langley Animal Protection Society. Only Canucks jerseys or specific limited edition photos purchased at Pastimes from Dec. 23 to Jan. 14 will be autographed. Info: 604-5305507.

Clubs/meetings Langley Field Naturalists The next meeting is Jan. 19 at 7:15pm in the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207th St. View the Australian photo journey of members Bob and Sheila Puls. Join Birds on the Bay and the Langley Field Naturalists for a visit to Blackie Spit Park and Crescent Beach, 9:30am to noon Jan. 20. Info: 604-888-1787 or Moms’ Morning Out A free program featuring discussions, parenting tips, guest speakers, demonstrations and DIY projects is each Tuesday

morning, 9-11:30am at the Aldergrove Alliance Church, 26981 28th Ave. Free nursery and preschool component. Info: 604-856-3447.

Seniors Aldergrove OAP Hall 71 New attendees welcome. The hall, 3010 273rd St., offers daily activities. Monday, 1pm cribbage (plus lessons) and snacks; Tuesday, 1pm round dance; Wednesday, 1pm art club; Thursday, 1:30pm carpet bowling; Friday, 9:30am round dancing, 7pm partnership bridge (except the 2nd Fridays) $3, 604-856-3029; Saturday, 1pm old-time dancing to live band. Info: 604-857-7700. Aldergrove Vets & Seniors Society 27274 Fraser Hwy. – offers pool tables, darts, trips, dances, meals, etc. Info: 604-856-3271. \

Brookswood Seniors Bridge/pool/crib, etc. Tues. & Thurs. 10am-3pm; chess on Mon., 7-9pm, bingo/whist Fri. eves. At 19899 36th Ave. New members welcome. Regular activities: call 604-530-4232, line dancing: 534-0299, chess: 530-4693, duplicate bridge: 8567170, Paws2Dance: 534-6841,

bingo: 534-2250. Food and Friends Langley Meals on Wheels has a program for seniors to share a nutritious lunch along with socializing and guest speakers. Lunches cost $3 and seniors must register in advance. 11:30am-1pm Walnut Grove Community Centre: 2nd and 4th Thursday. Info: 604-882-0408. Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre: 2nd and 4th Monday. Info: 604-8562899. Brookswood Seniors Centre: 1st and 3rd Thursday. Info: 604-530-4232. Langley City (Choo Choo’s Restaurant): 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Info: 604-514-2940. Fort Langley: (St. George’s Anglican Parish) 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Info: 604-888-7782. Murrayville (Avalon Gardens seniors complex): 1st and 3rd Wednesday. Info: 604-546-3100. Volunteers needed for the various gatherings. Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or info@langleymealsonwheels. com. Seniors housing counselling The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has help with hous-

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able for those unable to pick up. Book: Rec centre, 604-5142865 or seniors centre, 604-5303020.

Seniors seminars Langley Lodge is hosting free information sessions on seniors issues. At 7pm on the third Tuesday of each month. The Jan. 17 seminar is on estate planning and tax matters. The winter lecture series runs until April and will focus on financial matters.

Third age learning Kwantlen Polytechnic University has a fall schedule of programs for adults 50 and older. Info: talk. Registration: 604-599-3077.

Langley Seniors Resource Society 20605 51B Ave. Sharing and Caring Socials (12:30pm, $3 drop-in fee): Jan. 12: Literature lite, discussing books Jan. 19: Langley City firefighter Dave Sanders Senior Vets and Associates The Fraser Valley Senior Vets & Associates is a fun group for those 55-plus. Activities include trips and in-house functions. The group meets on the last Thursday of each month, Sept. to June. Cost: $12 per year. New members always welcome. Info: Enice, 604-882-8691. Seniors produce Seniors can get a bag of fruits and vegetables on the first Tuesday of the month for $5. The program is through Langley Meals on Wheels in cooperation with Langley City, Fraser Health, the Langley Seniors Resource Centre and the Seniors Community Action Table. Pick up is at Douglas Recreation Centre and the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. Delivery avail-

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Rivermen battle tooth-and-nail with Bulldogs Netminder Jim Kruger helped his team salvage a point in Port Alberni. by Brandon Astle and Troy Landreville

There was no doubt who shone brightest Saturday night at Weyerhaeuser Arena in Port Alberni. Langley Rivermen goaltender Jim Kruger stopped 54 of 57 shots directed his way in his team’s 3-2 double overtime loss to the host Alberni Valley Bulldogs. Kruger’s superlative performance not only earned him first star of the game honours, it also helped the Rivermen earn a single point against their B.C. Hockey League Coastal Conference rivals. Even with the point, the Rivermen, who are midway through a lengthy six-game road

trip, continue to struggle. They have two regulation wins to show for their past 10 games and occupy seventh place in the eight-team Coastal Conference with a 13-22-1-2 record. The Bulldogs remain last in the conference, at 13-20-2-0. The Rivermen and Bulldogs have had great games against each other all year long. Saturday proved to be much the same. In their last meeting Dec. 11, the game ended in a 4-4 tie. This time around, the Bulldogs made sure they would grab the extra point by finding the net 1:18 into three-on-three, double OT play. The first period was tight defensively, as the two teams went scoreless, but there were plenty of shots fired, especially from the Alberni Valley side as Kruger faced 17 pucks. The lone tally of the second period came from Tryg Strand in the late stages of the frame to put the ’Dogs up 1-0.

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Langley Rivermen goaltender Jim Kruger made 54 saves in his team’s 3-2, double overtime loss to the host Alberni Valley Bulldogs Saturday night. Mike Tebbutt put the Rivermen on the board at the 6:20 mark of the third period.

The tie did not last very long as Tyler Berkholtz put the home team on top 2-1 with less than

10 minutes to play. Langley’s Thomas Nitsche then scored the biggest goal of his BCHL career with under two minutes to go in regulation, to send the contest into overtime. The first overtime session solved nothing, so the teams once again went into threeon-three action for the second straight game. Daniel Delbianco was the hero for Alberni Valley early into the double overtime. For a second straight game, Kruger faced more than 50 shots. Mario Puskarich and Darnell Dyck picked up two assists each for the Rivermen in a losing effort. Nanaimo Clippers 6, Rivermen 2 Friday night in Nanaimo, the Rivermen led the Clippers 21 after 40 minutes before the home team exploded for five third-period goals to win by a wide margin.

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Junior B hockey

First-place Kodiaks come through in the clutch Aldergrove’s junior squad won a pair of tight games to open January, and remains in top spot in the Harold Brittain Conference.

by Troy Landreville

After Friday’s dramatics, you might want to call Aldergrove Kodiaks’ forward Matthew Luongo “Mr. Clutch.” The Pacific International Junior Hockey League game between the Kodiaks and host Ridge Meadows Flames at Planet Ice Maple Ridge appeared destined to go into overtime, with the teams tied 1-1 and time winding down. Luongo stuck a dagger into the Flames by scoring the game winner with eight seconds remaining in regulation time. The 20-year-old veteran wrapped the puck in from

behind the net, beating Flames’ goalie Jordan Hospes, who was spectacular in stopping 40 shots on the night. “We nearly doubled them in shots but their goalie kept them in it,” Kodiaks associate coach Rick Harkins said. “A lot of times, when the game goes into overtime, that’s when a goalie can steal it for you. It was good to finally get one past him.” Missing from the Kodiaks’ lineup was forward Brandon Potomak (on loan to the Western Hockey League’s Moose Jaw Warriors), defenceman Ryan Procyshyn (nursing an injury), and forward Sam Ramsay (who was with the B.C. Hockey League’s Powell River

Kings). cushion on second-place The Flames carried a 1-0 Abbotsford. lead into the first intermission, Kodiaks 4, Mission thanks to Corey Dubbeldam’s Icebreakers 3 powerplay goal. The Mission Icebreakers’ The Kodiaks’ Colton Precourt record is a league-worst 3knotted things up at 1-1 with 22-0-3, but you would never an unassisted goal 5:24 into have guessed that from their the second pergritty showing last iod, which was Wednesday at “It was our first game how the score Aldergrove Arena. off the break, and remained until Jordan Pughe’s the late-game second of the there was a lot of heroics from night, scored with turkey and stuffing Luongo. 6:17 remaining in flying around.” The Kodiaks regulation time, lead the PIJHL’s snapped a 3-3 Rick Harkins Harold Brittain tie and lifted the Conference with a 21-7-1-1 rechome team to a one-goal victory. ord. They are 8-2 in their last 10 Aldergrove led 2-1 after the games. first period and 3-2 after 40 minHarkins said victories are vital utes of play. at this juncture of the season The Icebreakers’ Brock Decker because the Kodiaks are battling tied the game at 3-3 at the 1:12 the Abbotsford Pilots for top mark of the third period. spot in their conference. Daniel Higgs and Ryan Veillet Aldergrove has a four-point scored the other Kodiaks’ goals.

The teams ended up tied in the shots-on-goal department, with 41 apiece. Harkins said the Kodiaks showed a little rust in their first game since Dec. 23. “It was our first game after the break, and there was a lot of turkey and stuffing flying around,” Harkins said. “You’re not going to win all the games by blowouts, and when you’re in first place [in your conference], all the teams get up for you.” ••• Aldergrove plays tonight (Tuesday) against the Delta Ice Hawks at the Ladner Leisure Centre. The Kodiaks return home Wednesday, when they host the league-leading Richmond Sockeyes at Aldergrove Arena. Game time is 7:15 p.m. The Sockeyes have a PIJHLbest 26-5 record so far this season.

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Clippers score five in third to down ’Men of his team’s five goals in the third frame. Overall the Clippers outshot the Rivermen 56-28 in the contest. If not for Kruger’s goaltending, the game could have gotten out of hand. Powell River Kings 7, Rivermen 0 The Rivermen did not ring in the new year like they would have hoped. The host Powell River Kings scored early and often en route to a 7-0 victory Thursday night at Hap Parker Arena. This marks the third time the Kings have shut out the Rivermen at the Hap this season. The first period was the lowest scoring of the three as Cohen Adair scored the eventual game winner a little more than four minutes into the game. The Kings then proceeded to blow the contest open with four

…continued from page A17 The game started off great for the Rivermen as Puskarich opened the game’s scoring. The team leader in goals with 20 was able to snap a shot top corner to give the Rivermen the early 1-0 lead in the first frame. After Nanaimo’s Trevor Fitzgerald tied the game 1-1 about three minutes later, Tebbutt got the Rivermen’s lead back as he smacked in a loose puck in what the Clippers thought was a high stick, but the goal stood. Kruger held the fort, facing 16 shots in the second period, but in the third period, things fell apart for Langley. The Clippers tallied five straight goals to close out the game while firing 22 pucks towards Langley’s net in the final period. Nanaimo’s Colton Cyr scored two

straight goals to make it 5-0 after 40 minutes. Jon Jutzi and Teegan Waugh capped off the scoring in the final frame to seal a very decisive win for the home team. Powell River scored by committee as they had seven different goal getters on the night and netminder Jamie Phillips was solid all game long with 19 saves to earn the shutout. Following the Kings’ fourth goal of the night, scored at the 12:14 mark of the middle frame, Rivermen netminder James Barr was pulled in favour of Kruger. Barr was charged with the loss. Next up for the Rivermen is an Interior road trip beginning Friday in Penticton, to face the first place Vees, who are on a 21-game winning streak.


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Layla Louise (Camerini) Aged 56 years born in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, entered into rest at her home in Langley surrounded by family on January 3rd 2012. Layla is sadly missed by her loving husband Edward of 31 years; her son Paul and daughter Lorena; mother Maria Ermes Camerini; Sister Rita (Roy Pereira) and brother Robert Camerini; Nieces and Nephews Cristina, Mathew and Sabrina Pereira, William and Benjamin Ferrace-Camerini as well as many relatives and friends and the Catholic school communities at which she taught. She is predeceased by her father Galdino Camerini. A prayer vigil and visitation will be held on Tuesday January 10, 2010 at 7pm and Funeral Mass on Wednesday January 11, 2012 at 10:30am, both a St. Joseph’s Parish, 20680 Fraser Hwy, Langley BC. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, St. Joseph’s Parish or St. James Parish (Abbotsford) building fund.



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Passed away peacefully at Abbotsford, B.C. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. Predeceased by her husband Frank, in 2004 and her son, Steve, in 1997, as well as two brothers, Phil and Francis, Marge is survived by her remaining children, Ruby Li, George and Bob. She leaves, also, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sister Lil; nieces, nephews and dear friends. Prayers will be offered at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 10 from Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church, 2827 273 St., in Aldergrove, B.C., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Rev. William Ashley, Celebrant. For those desiring, donations made in Marge’s memory, to the Alzheimer’s Society would be most appreciated. Aldergrove 604-857-0111


MACQUEEN, Frances April 2, 1947 - Nov. 26, 2011 Frances Mary Ann MacQueen, born 1947 in England. Frances was a long time Langley resident. She lived in Langley for over 30 years. She died in El Salvador helping victims of violence. She will be dearly missed by her son, John MacQueen, daughter Sarah Neff, grandchildren Aryana and Johnathon. She will also be dearly missed by Peter Bazovsky, Noor Kanbari and many, many friends and family. Including two sisters, Jeanette Eades and Marion Neal.


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It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing of our beloved son and brother. Duncan leaves behind his mother, Luci; father, Cam; sister, Erin (Rahul); Grand Mother, Madeline Stepa of Elk Point - she taught us all how to golf; soulmate, Kristi; many aunts, uncles and cousins; wonderful, wonderful friends who made him feel so cared for and who kept him laughing. We find some solace knowing that Duncan died living his dream - his life-long dream - he chose his life with care and loved it to the end. Duncan lived in Whistler for the last 11 years, patrolling the ski slopes and choosing to do very much the same on his days off. He was lucky enough to go on many climbs in various mountain ranges in Northern B.C. and Alaska, and most recently, Nepal. Summers were spent patrolling the bike park and trail building in locations all over B.C. and the U.S. Those who share his passion will enjoy those trails for years to come. Duncan taught both winter and summer mountain safety and taught mountain biking in western Canada and the U.S. Whatever he was doing, his actions always reflected his love of living with nature. A family friend sent this thought and we share it with you now – “Duncan died doing what he loved. I think we all want to go this way, but never want to get there.” A memorial service will be held at the Henderson Funeral home in Langley, B.C. 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, January 10, 2012. In lieu of flowers, we would feel so honoured if donations were made to the Whistler or Pemberton Search and Rescue teams in Duncan’s memory. To sign book of condolences, please click on

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General Employment

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

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WELDER REQUIRED for steel fabrication shop. Fax resume to 604-852-5614. Commerical Cleaners Req’d, Langley area, 6 days wk, 12-15hr/ wk, after 7pm, must have exp. & be reliable. $650/mo. 604-946-1973 lv clear message Become a Registered Personal Trainer. See our ad under Education. Hilltop 604-930-8377 Afternoon/Eve Cleaning Person Murrayville area, Sun-Thur, 6hrs day, $13/hr, 604-825-2282

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Busy Electrical sales company in Port Kells looking for the following person: ● Warehouse leader that can supervise 4-5 people as well as keeping busy and productive. ● Organize inventory. ● Rebuild Electrical equipment inclusive of sanding and painting. ● Must be punctual, reliable and have a keen eye for detail. A background in Industrial Electrical equipment would be a major asset. Email resume at No phone calls/faxes please



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WAREHOUSE ORDER SELECTORS We are now accepting applications for the position of part-time Warehouse Order Selector, which will include timely and accurate order picking of grocery products in a safe, clean, team-based environment.

Successful applicants will be available for day, afternoon and weekend shifts, have reliable transportation (no public transit available), possess proficient English communication skills, and enjoy repetitive physical work that requires lifting 20-80 lb cases of grocery products.

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ACCOUNTING CLERK We have a position vacant for an accounting clerk. Forward resumes to:

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HARWOOD FORD SALES, needs Licensed Automotive Technicians, 1-1/2 hours from Calgary, Alberta, New Millenium Ford Dealership, state-of-the-art technical equipment. 14 service bays, unlimited flat rate hours, in the heart of oil country. Send resume Joel Nichols, Fax 403-362-2921. Email:; INDEPENDENT ELECTRIC & Controls Ltd. Hiring immediately Western Canada locations: Electrical/Instrumentation; Journeyman/Apprentices. Oilfield/Industrial experience an asset. Standard safety tickets required. Email resume: referencing Job#CAJIJE003.

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a world leader in Power Generation Switchgear & Control Systems has two opening’s:

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Responsibilities include working with Production, Test and Sales departments, managing the daily processing of custom Automatic Transfer Switches and maintaining the design and systems for our standard and configured Automatic Transfer Switches. Assets include experience with electrical design, relay logic, Autocad, Visual Manufacturing ver6.x/7.0, Expertlogic MPCpe configurator software, MS SQL, C#, VB.NET Email cover letter & resume to: Ref # ENG-12-01A (Electrical Designer) Ref # ENG-12-01B (PLC Programmer)

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

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Ready Mix/Precast Company in Langley, BC, is currently hiring an experienced full-time Office Clerk/Receptionist. Benefits are offered to all full-time employees. Responsibilities include: • Payroll • Account Receivables & Payables • Credit Checks • Coordinating all employee benefits Qualifications: • Proficient in Simply Accounting & Microsoft Office • 2 - 3 years experience • Knowledge of ADP pay at work If interested in applying, please send your resume to: Email: Or fax: 604-533-3238

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MACHINIST/MACHINE FITTER Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. designs and manufactures bulk materials handling equipment typically used in mining, forestry and oil sands. The business has been in operation since 1955 and is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. The successful candidate will have considerable experience assembling machinery, bearing assemblies, and shrink fitting. To apply submit resume by Email to: or fax to 604-513-9905


in BC. The bakery, now in Abbotsford, is producing healthy, organic sprouted grain bread which is distributed to retailers across Canada and parts of the United States. We are looking for great people to join our team. There is room for advancement in every position. We are looking for people with a good level of physical fitness, are detail oriented, have the ability to work a flexible schedule and have excellent spoken and written communication in English. Foodsafe, First Aid and Forklift certification are assets. Full-time Positions Available:

Shift Manager • Shipper Lead Baker • Bakery Production Employees Please submit resumes and references by January 20, 2012 to: Mail: Human Resources Manager Silver Hills Bakery PO Box 2250 Abbotsford, BC V2T 4X2 Fax: 604 850-5689 Email: We thank everyone for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Senior Web Developers / PHP/ MySQL Programmers Join our LAMP team working with our cutting edge proprietary CMS, CRM and listings management systems. High level knowledge of PHP & MySQL required with a working knowledge of command line Linux environment. This position is 'on-site' in Nanaimo, BC. Must haves: • PHP / MYSQL experience • Web Development experience • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills • A willingness to relocate for your dream job. We like it if you have: • Experience with command line environment • AJAX / Jquery / Actionscript / Javascript / XML etc, etc, etc - the more you know, the more we would like to speak with you. When applying, please include samples of your work, and send separate cover letter and resume´ to

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415 Westview St, Coq

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567


5530 - 208 St., Langley Quiet clean spacious 2 BR, incls 4 appls, hot water, parking. No pets, N/S. Resident Manager. $875/month. Avail now. Please call from 9am to 8pm: (604) 534-1114




Clean & affordable. Bach, 1 BR & 2 BR. Near seniors’ centre. Rents includes heat, hot water & cable.

Call 604-530-0932

Houses - Rent

3BR, 1 bath, nr Fort Langley/Hwy 1, farm area, 4 appl, $1300, pet ok, Avail Now, 604-807-2160 Aldergrove, 4BR, 2 ba, 1800sf, 2 lvl 4 app, pet ok, nr amens, $1600+util, now, 778-988-3624 ALDERGROVE HOME Spacious 3 BR + 2BR & kitch down, quiet area, nr amens, avail immed, $1700/mo, Roger Wiens Lighthouse Rlty 604-649-4871



CLOVERDALE. 3 BR upper flr. Big sundeck + storage. Fenced yard, veggie garden, hot tub, d/w. Laundry negotiable. $1,300/mo incl utils. N/S, N/P. Near bus & PriceSmart. Feb 1. 604-574-7792

Spacious Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & hot water. Resident Mgr.

LANGLEY / SRY. 10 acres, Indoor Pool, 3 BR, 3 bath, all appls, deck, dbl gar. Comm/RV prkg. $1855 incls cable, net. N/S. Outdoor pet ok. 778-298-3192

$269,900 JOHN SHUM, Hanna Realty • 604-908-9222


LANGLEY CITY, Adult oriented, 2BR in downtown, N/s N/p, 5 appl, $900/mo, immed. 604-825-8424

Call 604-536-8499

SPACE • Langley #59 - 9080 –BOOKING 198th Street 3 BR Mobile Home in 55+ Park For: Shum, John $49,900 Rep: JTaylor • Richmond 1203 - 6631 Blvd. Ad#:Minoru 1344660

Mobile Homes

NEW SRI manufactured homes Single double modular Repossessions 1974-2008 Chuck 604-830-1960

1 BR & 2 BR. Cable incl’d. U/grd prkg. N/p. Resident Mgr.





LANGLEY 2 BR apt, 202/53A, close to shopping, incls heat & hot water, quiet complex, no pets. $905. Call 604-539-0217.


• Langley Soup and Sandwich Shop #27 - 19695 – 96th Ave.

Jan. 10/11



65 N RANELAGH AVE,BBY, 66’x121’LOT ready for SUB.DIV.on CAPITOL HILL. GREAT VIEWS of VANCOUVER. ASKING $1,250,000 1st Showings: Jan. 14 − 15, Sat − Sun 1:30pm − 4pm. Call JEFF: (604)657−3008


Here's How It Works:



Call 604-530-0030

DELTITA GARDENS 8507 120th St, N. Delta

★ $200 MOVE IN BONUS ★ 1 BR from $625. 2 BR from $725. 3 BR from $825. Incls heat, hot water & cable. Some suites with mtn views. CALL 604 594-5211 Baywest Management Corp.


22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768

Linwood Place Apartments

Downtown LANGLEY

1st Month’s Rent is FREE! 1 & 2 BDRM’S starts @ $675-$835/mo. Free hotwater, heat, basic cable, weight/game room, prkg, includes security. Please Call 604-530-6555 ★★★Must bring in this Ad to receive 1st Month FREE!

CENTRAL LANGLEY 20460 Douglas Crescent

Brand New 4 Storey Building

• Studio & Den • 1 Bdrm & Den • 1 & 2 Bdrms

602 to 988 sq. ft. @ $1.75/sq. ft. to RENT. 4 S/S appl’s inste. w/d, balconies, parkade, storage lockers, bicycle room, gym, rec room, multi media box, FREE Internet & HD cable for 12 months, FREE phone/movies for 3 months.


Townhouses - Rent

LANGLEY WILLOUGHBY 76/216 3 br house on 2.5 acres, w/d, horse barn, riding area. Suit for horse stabling, complete reno 4 yrs ago. 1 yr lease. Av now. $2,700. Doug 604-607-8888

SRY CENTRAL 64 Ave & 142 St, Immac Spac 3 BR upper lvl home, Lam flrs, W/D, D/W. Avail Jan 15. $1350. NS/NP. 604-374-5281 WALNUT GROVE. 4 BR house, 3 BR up & 1 BR ste dwn, all appls. Feb. Rent negot. 604-985-9258

2BDRM/1BTH. #31-24330 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC 850 Square Foot newly manufactured home in quiet community. Non-smoker. Small Pets OK. $925 Monthly Call: (604) 857-1611 or email:


Suites/Partial Houses

2 BR Cloverdale, over 1200sf, 5 appls WD private entry, $1100+ 40%utils, NS, NP, 604-946-3038 FORT LANGLEY 256/88. New 1150sf, 2 BR ste, own W/D, sep hot wtr, filter water, gazebo, prkg. $900+utls. NS/NP. 604-888-8142 FT LANGLEY New quiet 1 BR grd lev ste avail now to June, 400sf, full bath, sep entry. $650 incls utls/cable/net. N/S. 604-882-4940 LANGLEY 7231 - 202 A St. 2 BR bsmt ste avail now. $850 incls utils. NS/NP. 778-863-4373 LANGLEY, BROOKSWOOD. Large, clean 1 BR, full bath, wood burning f/p, sh’d laundry. N/s, n/p. Nr bus, schools & shop. $750/mo incl util. Feb 1st. 604-533-1980 PORT KELLS 1 BR, own W/D, sec priv ppty. Jan15/Feb. $700 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-882-2040


Townhouses Rent

MURRAYVILLE 3 BR T/H, garage, $1475 incls strata, hot tub, club hse. Av now. 604-514-8144

Does your Cat or Dog need a “Pettable” Back Yard? Why not call Ingrid @ WOODBINE TOWNHOUSES 9252 Hazel St., Chilliwack 604-792-8317 or call toll-free 1-877-515-6696 or email us

We have it all!

3 BR + 1 ½ Baths – 2 Levels 1,100 sq ft plus Back Yard Kids Like our 2 Playgrounds! We are a Fenced, Gated, Quiet and a Family Oriented Community. Rent with us for $990 or $1,100 and we will give you a nice Move-In Incentive!



DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, Free to Try!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #4011 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #4010. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).

L A N G L E Y A D V A N C E | Tu e s d a y, J a n u a r y 1 0 , 2 0 1 2 |





ANGIE’S CLEANING SERVICE Residential/commercial reas rates, exc refs. 778-323-0427

Winter Services

TWO LITTLE LADIES WITH BIG MOPS. Your one stop cleaning shop!!... Call 778-395-6671





Lawn & Garden

Same Day Service, Fully Insured

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping


#15673 Black & White Electric New Homes, Additions, Reno’s, Pools. Call Pat 604-968-7335. WE LOVE SMALL JOBS All Work Guar. 604-220-8347 #22047

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



Dependable Home & Yard Repair & Maintenance. No job too small Free estimates. ★ 604-533-5256



Dump Site Now Open

For Free Estimates Call Ryan 778.809.6677

NO OVERTIME BEST RATES Call Today for Your Free Quote

CLOGGED drains, drips, garbs, installs & more, reliable! 24 hr Emergency service 778-888-9184


Rubbish Removal

DISPOSAL BINS: All bins are $149 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 ANVIL Plumbing & Heating #1 in Business since 1999 Service and Renovations Call JIM KIRK • 604-657-9700

604-465-1311 & 8185 Moving Storage

A-1 MOVING Local/Long Dist. Seniors disc. Lic/insured. Specials to Alta/Island/Interior. 930-3000 A Fast Moving & Cleaning. All kinds of moves, garbage removal Insured & bonded. 778-888-9628

Painting/ Wallpaper

A-1 PAINT CO. Winter Special

50% OFF

Interior Repainting Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB


* RUBBISH REMOVAL * Big or Small jobs. LOW RATES. Free Estimates. 604-930-3000

Planning on RENOVATING?

1928 FORD Coupe Hot Rod. Steel, chrome & polished alum. Quality parts & workmanship. High performance, built for show & racing asking $60k. 604-588-2415

1960 CORVETTE Convertible Dream come true in Horizon Blue with White Coves and frost blue interior, 4 spd, hardtop, soft top included. Most all factory correct type components. Excellent condition lovingly taken care of. Enjoy the ride of the Route 66 car for $52,500. Serious inquiries only. 604-808-6223


Isabella Ed


Dirty Bird FREE

Scrap Car & Truck Removal

Scrap Car Removal



1997 VW JETTA GLS. 4 dr, black. Peppy 2.0L, 4 cyl. 4 spd auto overdrive. Alloys. Loaded! Front air bags. 193,000 km. $2,800. 778-866-8218 or 604-951-8272

2006 Toyota Yaris In immaculate condition. CD Player, Air Conditioning. $7,000 Call: (604) 3287479 email: 2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI Fully loaded,local,no accidents,133000 km, manual, $13,500. 604-897-8608

George &





Father’s First Name

Family Name

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

No Wheels? No Problem!

Cell: 778 233-5865

STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

Enter to Win at the Show A 2012 PW50 Kids Dirt Bike!

1988 WINEBAGO LeSaro clss A 5 spd, air cared. 80 km, 4 cyl, Exc on gas. $8,000. 778-855-5206 2004 STARLITE CAR hauler. Enclosed 20’ trailer with mandoor and sun roof gd cond, no leaks. asking $4,750 call Kelly 604-588-2415

Mail in your entry to win a special preview and a riding lesson at the Yamaha Riding Academy. The Yamaha Riding Academy has taught over 22,000 kids how to ride! Winners must be between 6-12 years old.

One lucky rider this year will be going home with a brand new 2012 Yamaha PW50! Mail or drop off ballot at: The Langley Advance Suite 112 - 6375 202 St, Langley, BC V2Y 1N1


Yamaha PW50

Child’s Name: Parent’s Name:

Phone Number

Address: Phone #: 011012 “Baby Book 2011” Langley Advance Classifieds 201A - 3430 Brighton Ave Burnaby BC V5A 3H4


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

Tradex Exhibition Centre • Abbotsford

Glennie Did rig



2002 CHEV Venture Mini Van 3.4L V6, Local, , 7 pass, $2100. AirCared, Automatic, 206k. Call/ text Gary 604-837-3489.

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

January 19 to 22, 2012


25, 2011

Sports & Imports


2001 FORD Taurus SE, 105k kms, new tran, AC, aircared, 1 owner, $2800 obo. 604-522-5596





Scrap Car Removal

1995 GMC Sonoma 4 WD in excellent running order $2750. 604-771-7152

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Date of Birth - Month & Day



604 612-7182

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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Baby’s Last Name

Email photo to: or Mail:


We Pay up to $100 to $1200 Cash for all Scrap Cars, Trucks & Machinery. FREE P/U No Wheels - No Problem!


ENTER TO WIN Yamaha Riding Academy Lessons

Baby’s First Name

Full Address I wish to pay by credit card


1991 OLDS Cutlass Ciera, many new parts, selling for parts only $1500. in N. Van 819-471-6666

Submit a colour photo of your new baby with the completed information below by January 24th. Watch for your baby’s picture to be published in our January 31st issue of the Langley Advance.

Mother’s First Name

Scrap Car Removal


$$ MONEY $$

To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000


Payment is $28 including tax. You may pay by cheque or if you wish to pay by credit card please check box below and an advertising representative will call you.

Recreation Property


ALL SEASON LOG CABINS FOR SALE. 3 Hrs from Vanc. Visit " " Starting at $229,900 Call: (604) 834-2020 Angelo

Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today!

Baby Book Announce to your community the bundle of joy that came to you in 2011.

Collectibles & Classics

RENO’S, ADDITIONS, General Contracting. Pat 604-968-7335




Findoneinthe HomeServicessection

licensed - Insured - WCB

Home Services

• Broken Concrete Rocks $22 per metric ton • Mud, Dirt, Sod, Clay $22 per metric ton • Grass, Branches, Leaves, Weeds $59 per ton


Contracting Ltd

604-889-6409 BOOK A JOB AT

Renovations & Home Improvement

Residential & Commercial Renovations


• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

310-JIMS (5467)



K. C. DRYWALL Complete Drywall Services. 604-533-2139 cel 604-417-1703





Deadline is Monday, January 16, 2012. Child must be between the ages of 6 - 12 years old as of January 22, 2012.


| Tue s d a y, J a n u a r y 1 0 , 2 0 1 2

FREE SIGHT TESTING Ask about Digital Progressives with no peripheral distortion!

SALE 50 -100 %


*with eyewear purchase Must be over 19 and under 65 years of age.



OFF ALL PLASTIC & METAL FRAMES *See in-store for details

Single Vision Lenses with Multi A/R Coating

Debbie Mozelle Designer Eyewear *LIMITED TIME OFFER

Single Vision

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Progressives includes




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We will match or beat any competitors advertised price. New fully computerized lens fabrication laboratory on site that makes the highest quality precision lenses or glasses available in the Lower Mainland. Some restrictions may apply. Kodak is a trademark of Eastman Kodak, used under licence by Signet Armorlite Inc.







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White Rock - CENTRAL PLAZA 1554 Foster St. (Behind the TD Bank)

604- 538-5100



123-5501 - 204th St. (next to Army & Navy in the Court Yard)








Langley Advance January 10 2012  

Langley Advance January 10 2012

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