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NEW PORT MANN: Will it take its toll – or not?
Q 2007 Cost: Free Vehicles per day: 125,000
Q 2011 Cost: Free Vehicles: 140,000
Q 2013 Cost: Tolled Vehicles: 150,000
Q 2017 Cost: Tolled Vehicles: 178,000 (breaking even)
Q 2021 Cost: Tolled Vehicles: 189,000 (in the black)
The B.C. government predicts subsidies for the new span will end by 2017 – but that’s assuming an increasing number of drivers shell out. SEE ‘PORT MANN’ PAGE 5 ALSO SEE ‘GOLDEN EARS’ PAGE 4
‘Made-inSurrey’ solution needed for school woes by Sheila Reynolds THE SURREY School District needs $250 million. Now. That would provide two new high schools, says District Supt. Mike McKay, and four or five new elementary schools. It would also help reduce the sea of portables sitting at schools such as Hazelgrove and Cambridge elementaries and relieve pressure at some local high schools where simply navigating crowded hallways between classes can be difficult. Instead how- Mike McKay ever, thousands of Surrey’s elementary school kids will continue to learn in portable classrooms and every high school is looking at extending days or expanding online options in order to accommodate more teens.
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High schools: Changes coming From page 1 In an editorial board meeting with The Leader and Peace Arch News Wednesday, McKay, as well as Surrey Board of Education chair Laurae McNally and vice-chair Shawn Wilson, shared the ongoing financial strains and complexities faced by the ever-growing district. Surrey ushered in more than 800 new students last fall and is expecting another 1,167 or so to arrive this September. The city is different than any other in B.C., most areas of which have declining enrolment and are looking to close schools because there aren’t enough students to fill them. “The case the board has made relentlessly ... is we need a made-in-Surrey solution,” said McKay “We do not fit the mould,” added McNally. The opening of Adams Road Elementary in Cloverdale this year represented the last of the capital money the province approved for the Surrey School District. That was back in 2005. Apart from funding for seismic improvements and dollars targeting full-day kindergarten space, no building money has been sent Surrey’s way for six years. Even if the $250-million cheque the district fantasizes about was delivered today, it would be 2013 or 2014 before a new school would open here. In the interim, the district is trying to come up with temporary fixes that still serve students and parents well. “If you don’t have control of the purse strings and your enrolment continues to grow, what do you do?” asked McNally. Time and space, the district decided, are the only variables left to consider. Two secondary schools – Lord Tweedsmuir and Earl Marriott – have already decided to adopt a version of a flexible schedule this fall that would see the school day extended to five blocks from four, with students perhaps starting earlier or staying later than they do now. And every other high school in the district is also being asked to assess its needs and explore alternate scheduling options. Some may not need to vary things too much, while other schools may choose to make more significant changes by September. “It will look different in every secondary Laurae McNally school,” said McNally. During public consultation sessions held last fall, the district heard consistently that residents wanted to ensure their kids can get into their neighbourhood schools, that they can get the courses they want, that choice programs like French immersion have stability and won’t be moved from location to location, and that portables are temporary solutions only. The hope is that making scheduling more flexible and/or thinking outside the conventional school day might achieve those desired goal – at least temporarily. Apart from capital funding woes – money that pays for school buildings and other physical space – the district is also facing a $10-million operating budget shortfall. Operating money pays for things such as salaries, programs, supplies, utilities and services that generally keep schools functioning.
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Surrey remains one of the few school districts in B.C. where student enrolment continues to increase each year.
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Police release list of B.C.’s 10 most wanted Two men are from Surrey by Kevin Diakiw TWO OF B.C.’s 10 most wanted are from Surrey.
The RCMP released a list this week of the top 10 most wanted suspects in the province. Dean Jeffrey Anderson is wanted by the Surrey RCMP for assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and breach of probation. He is well known to police and is considered a violent offender. He is alleged to have hit someone with a bottle outside a bar in North Surrey. He is Caucasian, 41, 5’11”, weighing 221 lbs and has brown hair and brown eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous, and the public is warned not to try to apprehend him. If you see him, call 911 immediately, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Also making the list is Apollo Alex Verde from Surrey, who is wanted for 32 counts of fraud or fraud-related offences. He is alleged to have committed extensive credit card fraud as well as obtaining unauthorized access to credit data from one of Canada’s largest credit reporting agencies.
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The illegally obtained credit information allegedly allowed Verde to access bank accounts and also obtain high value credit cards. Many of these credit cards found their way to Las Vegas area casinos, where large cash advances were obtained. During this investigation police discovered that Verde had also allegedly been involved in the fraudulent transfer
of land titles. Police say he went so far as to steal the title to a property owned by his own mother and then obtained a mortgage on the property, using those funds to finance a Ferrari. Verde is also wanted for related offences in Ontario, Alberta, and the United States. He is described as an Indo-Canadian, 38 years old, 5’8”, weighing 185 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He is formerly known as Jaspal Singh Virdi of Surrey. If you see him, call the nearest RCMP detachment, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. “We asked detachments and specialized investigative units across the province for the names of their most wanted suspects,” said Insp. Tim Shields, senior spokesperson for the RCMP in British Columbia. “These 10 are the names we got back. They are wanted for violent and serious offences, and the sooner we can get them off our streets, the better. We also want to send these ten wanted people a message: The public are now watching for you as well, and you have nowhere to run and hide.” For the full list of B.C.’s Most Wanted visit the BC RCMP website at http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/bc/most_wanted-eng. htm email@example.com
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Golden Ears subsidy $33M this year Toll revenues short of costs as driver shun new bridge by Jeff Nagel TRANSLINK IS counting on a 26-per-cent jump in the number of motorists who will pay to use the Golden Ears Bridge this year, but the costs of the bridge will continue to far outstrip the tolls coming in.
Even with the rosier traffic forecast, the transportation authority will still pay out $33 million more than it receives in tolls for the Fraser River crossing connecting Surrey and Langley to Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. “We knew for the first
few years we would be subsidizing it,” TransLink spokesman Ken Hardie said. “But we are subsidizing it more than expected because traffic volumes have not increased to the levels we thought they were going to be.” TransLink’s budget
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About 25,000 vehicles cross the Golden Ears Bridge each day – less than projected. “People will make their choice of which bridge to use based on the efficiency of the trip – the time it takes to get where they’re going,” Hardie said. TransLink also plans a new initiative this year to drum up more Golden Ears users, in part by marketing the time-saving benefits to drivers, especially commercial truckers, who now detour via the Port Mann to avoid the toll. About 25,000 vehicles a day cross the Golden Ears Bridge, while five times as many use the Port Mann. Asked whether changes could include adjustments in the toll charged or the adoption of variable time-of-day tolling to attract more users, Hardie said everything is on the table but added it’s too early to provide details. Base tolls for regular
cars with transponders now pay $2.80 ($3.35 or $3.95 for those who don’t have transponders or aren’t registered at all) and that is expected to rise for inflation again this summer. Unlike other major bridges – including the new Port Mann where the province has opted to borrow the money directly and taxpayers are already shouldering significant costs – a private partner financed and built the $808-million Golden Ears Bridge and will operate and maintain it for 30 years. There is no federal or provincial money in the bridge, Hardie said. He also noted the previous costs of operating the former Albion ferries has been used to keep the Golden Ears tolls lower than would otherwise be required. firstname.lastname@example.org
$400,000: Being spent on school meal programs Surrey’s general operating budget to supplement the school meal programs. That’s enough money to pay five In general, the provincial fundteachers or several special education ing formula supports districts with assistants, McKay notes, but how do declining enrolment, says McKay, and you choose between hiring instructors needs to be fixed to recognize areas and feeding hungry children? like Surrey where student numbers are “Everyone acknowledges it makes continually rising. no sense, but no one does anything to In addition, continual inequities in correct it,” says McNally of Community Link Funding the skewed Community Link – a grant that pays for things funding. such as meals for low-income The many portables curstudents, initiatives at innerrently in use here also take city schools and community a considerable bite out of schools partnerships that run the school district’s limited after-school programs – leave operational funds. There are Surrey with million of dollars about 230 of the so-called less than other, smaller school temporary classrooms on local districts. Laurae school grounds which cost For example, while Vancouapproximately $120,000 apiece ver receives about $8.7 million McNally to purchase and install. annually through Community The provincial government has Link, Surrey gets about $3.7 million. repeatedly acknowledged it is aware or Victoria, with one-third the number of Surrey’s distinct needs, but has yet to students as Surrey, receives about the commit to any new funding. same amount as this district. This year, it’s estimated about Also see OPINION / Page 7 $400,000 will have to be taken from From page 3
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Critics say forecast overly optimistic the provinceâ€™s traffic estimates. They have not been revised in light of DESPITE GROWING evidence motorists the financial downturn or the Golden will drive out of their way to avoid tolls, Ears track record and are based on the the provincial government is counting Pattullo remaining a free crossing. on many more drivers paying to cross The provincial government has the tolled Port Mann Bridge than it promised tolls will come off the Port currently carries for free. Mann when itâ€™s paid for â€“ at the end of And if that optimistic forecast fails to the 35-year contract with the partners materialize, the pricey project may gush that are building, operating and mainred ink for years to come. taining it. The new 10-lane bridge is expected But if driversâ€™ response is lukewarm to rake in $175 million in tolls in its first and tolls donâ€™t ultimately cover the costs, full year of operations in 2013, accordVictoria could be forced to either absorb ing to numbers tabled this month with a loss on the bridge on behalf of taxpaythe provincial budget. ers or keep tolls in place beyond 2048. Thatâ€™s based on a traffic forecast of Logan said there is some wriggle 150,000 daily users paying tolls â€“ 20 per room â€“ although he could not say how cent more than the 125,000 who crossed much â€“ in the estimates to ensure all for free in 2007 and about seven per the costs can be recovered over 35 years cent more than the 140,000 the bridge is with somewhat less than the forecast expected to carry this year. traffic volumes. But even at that level, the Port Mann Surrey trucker Todd Norberg said he Bridge is expected to lose money and nearly everyone he knows will avoid because toll revenues wonâ€™t yet match the tolled Port Mann â€œlike the plagueâ€? the provinceâ€™s annual costs of debt serunless they have no other choice. vicing and paying the private operators. â€œPeople are going to either transfer The Transportation Investment Corp. their jobs or theyâ€™re going to avoid it â€“ B.C.â€™s Crown corporation created altogether,â€? he predicts. â€œThe only peoto oversee the Port Mann/Highway 1 ple who are going to be crossing it are project and ensure the tolls eventually the wealthy and the impatient drivers.â€? cover the $3.3-billion cost â€“ predicts Norberg said itâ€™s â€œabsolutely criminalâ€? significant subsidies in the initial years, to toll the main artery into Vancouver, with the Port Mann starting to break penalizing people whose family or jobs even in 2017. regularly take them back That break-even date, and forth across the river. however, depends on the He has his own predicnumber of daily paying tion of what will happen drivers climbing to between when the tolls kick in: 175,000 and 180,000, and huge traffic jams in Surrey, tolls exceeding $200 milDelta, New Westminster lion. By 2021, the bridge is and Burnaby as commuters expected to carry 189,000 head for the free crossings. vehicles per day. Outside experts say the The rosy forecasts Port Mann growth forecasts are in contrast with the look out of step with the experience so far at the experience elsewhere. tolled Golden Ears Bridge, Clark WilliamsSeattle has built toll lanes where traffic levels and toll allowing those who pay revenues are so far well to bypass congestion on Derry below what TransLink Highway 167. expected, meaning it will But Clark Williamsbe subsidized longer than planned. Derry of the Sightline Institute says the But Transportation Investment Corp. tolls arenâ€™t even coming close to paying spokesman Max Logan rejects that for the cost of the electronic toll colleccomparison, noting the Golden Ears tion system. created a new link where use is expected â€œPeople arenâ€™t willing to pay for car to build over time. trips as much as planners thought they â€œWe are looking at a very different would,â€? he said. profile of user and profile of traffic for Rising fuel prices and other factors the Port Mann Bridge than the Golden may also mean people opt to drive less Ears Bridge,â€? he said. â€œWeâ€™re looking at than they did before, he added. mainly established users on the corridor Williams-Derry thinks the trend whom we expect to continue to use the of denser home construction is also Port Mann.â€? creating more walkable urban neighSome regular Port Mann users are bourhoods and less need for residents expected to divert to the Pattullo or Alex to drive. Fraser bridges to cross the Fraser River Victoria Transportation Policy Instifor free, Logan acknowledged. tute founder Todd Litman agrees, notâ€œBut we expect there are other drivers ing the steady automobile traffic growth who are using crossings like the Pattullo rates planners have assumed would who will move back to the Port Mann continue indefinitely have levelled off. despite the toll due to the fairly dramatic â€œPeople are more price-sensitive than travel time savings theyâ€™re going to what transportation modelers used to experience.â€? think,â€? Litman said. â€œTheyâ€™re more likely Regular cars will be charged a to change their behaviour than what minimum $3 to cross one-way, provided people used to think. This may result in they use a transponder or pay within significantly less toll revenue than what two days â€“ otherwise the cost will be the modelers predict.â€? $5.15. B.C.â€™ policy allows tolls to be charged Private bidders to build the project only on new or improved infrastructure conducted their own traffic volume and only when drivers are able to use a modelling, which Logan said confirmed reasonable free alternative. by Jeff Nagel
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As such, Surrey is currently facing a $10-million lease excuse the in-your-face upper-case typography (and seldom-used exclamation operating budget shortfall (money that pays for things point), but in an effort to attract your aware- such as salaries, programs, supplies, utilities and services that keep schools functioning). ness, all stops must be pulled. And no one, not even the bean-counters in Because while various education ministers have been politely listening to the concerns consistently put Victoria, can adequately explain the discrepancy in CommunityLINK funding – money used to support forward by B.C.’s largest school district over the years, at-risk youth in schools. it’s clear Surrey isn’t being heard. Vancouver, with a declining enrolment of 52,000 This district hasn’t received any capital funding students, receives about $8.7 million annually through from the provincial government to build new schools CommunityLINK, while Surrey gets about $3.7 milsince 2005. The fruit of that investment – Adams Road Elementary in Cloverdale – just opened in Janu- lion. Victoria, with one-third the number of students as this district, also receives about $3.7 million. ary of this year. This unfair situation means Surrey But that’s all folks. No more new must carve out $400,000 from its operschools are on the drawing board, even ating budget to fund things such as meal though the district owns at least three programs and after-school activities for pieces of land that would be suitable for low-income and inner-city kids. that purpose (in the Douglas, HazelDistrict Supt. Mike McKay says we grove and Sullivan areas). need a “made-in-Surrey” funding soluThis despite the fact that Surrey is tion. B.C.’s fastest-growing school district, Until then, temporary Band-Aids will with 800 new students arriving last fall have to suffice. That means even more and 1,170 more kids expected next year. portables; longer school days; online Total enrolment will soon top 70,000. learning; classes outside of regular In fact, 41 of the province’s 60 school Paula Carlson school hours; and “hybrid” courses districts combined have fewer students (made up of web-based and face-time than Surrey has housed in its 232 porinstruction). tables. These are not long-term fixes. By any study, Surrey’s “How do you defend that as a government?” wonders Surrey Board of Education chair Laurae McNally. population – especially its young people – is not going decrease in the foreseeable future. Now, trustees know there has been some capital So how about it, Victoria? Will you finally address money provided by the province for seismic upgradthe status-quo funding model that has Surrey schools ing and the purchase of modulars for students bursting at the seams with no relief in sight? displaced by all-day kindergarten classes. In an editorial board meeting with The Leader and But that doesn’t construct new schools. its sister paper The Peace Arch News on Wednesday, Trustees also know that Surrey’s funding is detertrustees were tight-lipped on who they were hoping mined the same way every other school district’s would win the Liberal leadership vote – and become funding is: by the number of students actually sitting the next premier – tomorrow (Saturday). in seats each September – not how many more are But McNally was adamant about one thing: projected to arrive. “We’re going to be on the doorstep of whoever is in That’s the problem. The current one-size-fits-all there.” funding formula favours districts with declining enrolment. Surrey is determined to be heard.
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Follow the rules in Bear Creek Park TransLink SURREY’S BEAR Creek Park is one of the best
parks in this city. All the citizens of Surrey, especially people who are living in the neighbourhood, are enjoying this park on a daily basis. Seniors come to spend their free time by sitting in the designated areas and enjoying their time with others. People of all age groups go there to relax, some of them go there to enjoy their walk on the beautiful trails and in the garden area, and many people spend their time on the oval track. For the kids there is a beautiful play area. Every day you can see lots of kids with their
parents; weekends are the most crowded days. All these people go there to enjoy their time and they want the park nice and clean and for their family to be safe. But as a regular jogger at the park, I noticed some illegal activities. In the evening you can see people smoking marijuana on the trails and in the garden area. Friday and weekend nights you can see people drinking inside their cars. Also, you can see lots of people not following the park rules while there are bylaw signs everywhere. Recently, I noticed lots of people bringing their dogs with them. Most of them are law-
abiding but there are lots of people who never follow the rules. They bring their dogs and let their dogs off the leash. Some dogs like pit bulls are seen roaming around off the leash and it can be very scary for kids and seniors. There are signs of bylaws but you will rarely see bylaw officers patrolling the park. In the past, many bad incidents did happen in this park but I think the city should pay more attention to this park when security issues come up. Dilbar Kang Surrey
Don’t scrap the Port Mann, move it WITH REGARD to the Pattullo Bridge replacement or rebuild, I would like to offer this idea as a possible solution. The existing Port Mann Bridge could simply be dismantled and relocated to the north side of the existing railway bridge that is next to the existing Pattullo Bridge. Large sections of the bridge including roadway could be barged down the river and repositioned on new foundations. This new location would offer better alignment with existing roads and as opposed to alternative ideas, would also significantly reduce disruption to traffic flow during construction. The Port Mann Bridge has five lanes and has already had some seismic upgrading. Any further upgrading could be done at the time of construction. This bridge is scheduled to be dismantled anyway at significant cost, as it will have to be broken down into pieces small enough that can be trucked away. I’m sure that if the appropriate people were to “do the numbers” on this idea we may find it to be a viable solution that would be far more economical than a new bridge involving tolls and certainly better than refurbishing the existing Pattullo Bridge as it does not have adequate foundations to
IT’S NOT ONLY time to leave TransLink, but to get rid of TransLink and its overpaid management altogether. My question that has been submitted to both TransLink and the minister of transportation – which both have failed to answer – is as follows: Why is it that Canada’s largest city, Toronto, can provide public transit made of buses, street cars and subway to five million citizens for half the cost of ours in Metro Vancouver, and under one single administration? Why do we in Metro Vancouver require an administration for TransLink, another for Coast Mountain bus company, same for West Coast Express and the SeaBus and the last the SkyTrain to Richmond? Does that means the management and CEO’s in the west have less brains capacity to run a public business than those in Toronto ? Al Dinis,Delta
Free ride must end I AGREE WITH the comments made
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A letter writer suggests using the old Port Mann Bridge structure to twin the existing Pattullo Bridge (above). support any additional weight to the structure. It seems unfortunate enough that we should scrap a perfectly
good bridge and build an expensive new one that we will have to pay tolls for, but even more unfortunate that we scrap it when
it could be the logical replacement for the Pattullo Bridge. John Call
Former SET ‘gang’ is back together WHO’S ON First?
I see the old SET gang has re-united. Now we know who’s on First. Marvin Hunt supports secret deals for George Bush, overcrowded schools, and $200 million in intentional debt – an all-out free-for-all for those with money to pull the strings. But enough about SET/First. This is why I belong to the Surrey Civic Coalition. SCC believes Surrey deserves a balanced democracy where everyone is included and all neighbourhoods are heard. We believe that Surrey’s precious green spaces, parks, and agricultural land should be protected for the future, not chopped up and developed by the highest (or lowest) bidder. We believe that our city council and Board
of Education should work together to build new schools as quickly as possible to erase the embarrassing number of portables which keep families and business from relocating to Surrey. We believe local government should provide community amenities like safe streets, parkland and that Surrey should plan now for a major new activity centre for concerts, hockey, trade shows and community events in the City Centre area, near transit, before all that precious land is gone. We believe that development should be sustainable and focused on smart growth within existing town centres that support better public transit. And we believe more can be done to generate high-quality jobs within Surrey and to support
small businesses here. Surrey can become an international centre for green industry and sustainable growth. All Surrey needs is the will of the voters. Strong debate depends on people with different points of view. We need choices for the Board of Education and Surrey council. Our city deserves the best; I believe we need long term planning that ensures the livability of Surrey now and in the future. The SET/First way: “Develop now, plan later” simply isn’t good enough. Shiny posters, catchy slogans, and former US. presidents do not mean good government. S.urrey deserves open honest and inclusive debate. Gary T. Robinson Former City of Surrey Councillor
by letter writer T. Woodhams, Its high time the City of Surrey comes to grip with the secondary suite disaster, the ESL disaster, and the city’s inability to enforce bylaws that have been in place for years. It is time for those who have been getting a free ride on the back of all taxpayers to buck up. It should be the responsibility of those who chose to come to this country to prepare to learn the common language by not having those that do pay for it. The infrastructure in place should be considered on all new developments proposed to ensure that development can be sustained without being a burden on the existing systems. Millions of taxpayer dollars are being wasted, and millions of dollars of tax that could be collected are not. And it has to stop. Robert Gary Parkes, Surrey
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Once just a place for books, Guildford Library is the new hub for job hunters MICHAEL THOMPSON asks seven
job seekers a sobering question: How long do you think an employer looks at each resumé to decide whether it should be kept or tossed? The average time is 10-15 seconds, he tells them. It’s good reason for them want to make a best impression by taking part in the Guildford Library’s monthly resumé writing workshop. In three hours, Thompson (who works for Pacific Community Resources Society, a partner of the library) will show them how (and when) to present cover letters and highlight their experiences, skills and attributes. They’ll learn the differences between chronological and hybrid resumés and what separates accomplishments from experiences. “Right now, you’re marketers,” he tells them. “You’re marketing one of the best products out there – yourself.”
The resume writing workshop is part of the Library’s new role in a tough job market. Once a place to sign out books, the Guildford Library – the largest of Surrey’s eight libraries – is now a computer-equipped hub for job seekers looking to upgrade their computer skills, learn how to apply for jobs, and scroll through online databases and find “hidden” job markets. The last couple of years have been particularly busy for the library, says information services librarian David Kerr. “We’re finding that as well as being a job search place, we’re also a referral to what’s available in the community.” On top of the resumé writing workshops, the Guildford Library offers: • Electronic classrooms for people looking to upgrade their computer skills; • Career and job search workshops; • Information about accessing the “hidden” (not posted) job market – finding employers in a
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particular field to contact before jobs are posted; • Links to employment services such as the Whalley Employment Resource Centre; • NextReads career and job search newsletters; • Books and videos on careers, job searching and interview tips; • Information about Lower Mainland job fairs; • Access to databases such as Reference Canada (linked to 1.5 million Canadian businesses), Job Freeway and CareerAIM, Canada’s largest single source of job postings. All library services for job seekers are free, though some require a library membership. Kerr also says the library has resources for those thinking about changing careers and offers information for skilled immigrants looking to find work in their fields. For more information about how the library can help you find work, visit www.surreylibraries. ca
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India, several companies have come back to Surrey with signed agreements. Mayor Dianne Watts, three councillors, and 32 delegates returned Monday from an 11-day trip, and several companies have come home with memorandums of understanding (MOUs) and letters of intention (LOIs). A few days ago, Surrey signed an MOU with the City of Jalandhar to work on sustainability initiatives and emissions reductions. BioLytical Laboratories came back to Surrey armed with a deal with a network of eight hospitals in India. BioLytical will provide Mayor Dianne Watts made a stop at the Golden Temple in the network a 60-second blood Amritsar on a recent trade mission to India. test for diagnosing Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). professional potential through â€œEssentially, we came to Simon Fraser University Mumbai seeking a joint venture funding, mentoring and guidsigned an LOI to develop a joint anceâ€? said Tatlay. to secure a partner that could PhD program and an MOU that The City of Surrey trip took ease our transition into the could lead to an Indian firm setplace Feb. 10â€“21 and included Indian market for Canadian ting up an office in Surrey. stops in Mumbai, New Delhi, biotech advances And Surrey-based Bangalore, Chandigarh, Jalandin medicine and Wok Box Fresh har, Ludhiana and Amritsar. technology. Our Asian Kitchens is â€œThe crucial piece is followfirst foray into the considering multiple up and execution,â€? said Mayor Indian market was offers from major Dianne Watts. â€œSurreyâ€™s ecoa test product with Indian companies nomic development division applications in to take the business will now meet with the compathe defense sector country-wide. nies that went and work with (Armed Forces) In addition, Oxus them in order to move the deals as well as in the Nexus, a Surreyforward.â€? public sphere. This based corporate She said the $128,000 the city is extremely exciting services company, for my company.â€? spent on the trip was a good announced last While there, investment. Friday it secured Dianne Watts Tatlay created an â€œWe are positioning Surrey the first of what education endowas a leader in trade, jobs and it believes will be ment for students economic development,â€? Watts multiple deals with enrolled in a government school said. one of the most powerful Asian in Punjab. The winner this year Given that one-third of Surorganizations in its field. is 10-year-old Pooja Maurya. rey residents are under the age â€œOxus Nexus had short-listed â€œThe Oxus Nexus Endowment of 18, itâ€™s crucial to build the a few companies to target heavily for Education was founded on infrastructure to ensure jobs are during this trip. Datamatics was the guiding principle of helpthere for them when they are right at the top,â€? Oxus Nexus ready, she added. Managing Director Upkar Tatlay ing underprivileged students achieve their academic and email@example.com said in a release.
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Facial analysis nabbing driver’s licence fraud ICBC technology ﬂags more than 600 suspects by Jeff Nagel FACIAL RECOGNITION technology is helping
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in the name of a dead man to dodge his criminal record, parole restrictions and unpaid debt to ICBC. He pleaded guilty in December and was fined $5,000. That case was flagged because the same face was found connected to two different licences. Another case in Kelowna saw a woman caught trying to get a licence in her sister’s name after losing her licence for impaired driving. Even cases where identities were assumed long ago are now being uncovered. A Penticton man had for 15 years used the identity of a boy who died at age five in 1969 before the new system detected his fraud, which allowed him to dodge his criminal record and collect welfare while working. He was ordered to pay $13,000 in restitution. “Facial recognition technology is now enabling security checks that were not previously possible and helping to uncover fraud that would not have come to light without it,” said Ben Shotton, ICBC’s manager of driver licensing integrity. “It’s unlikely that any of these charges and convictions would have happened without facial recognition technology.” ICBC spends $8 million a year on thousands of fraud investigations. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mayors to meet over methane and CO2 emissions by Kevin Diakiw DELTA IS raising a stink over gases being spewed into Ladner from the City of Vancouver-run landfill. Late last year, Delta staff received several complaints about bad smells from residents close to the landfill. Landfills generate methane, a highly odorous and flammable gas which is supposed to be captured by landfill operators. They also emit CO2, which is a harmful greenhouse gas. “The estimated landfill gas collection rate for 2009 is 41 per cent,” wrote Mike Brotherston, Delta’s Manager of Climate Action and Environment in a report to council Monday. “This is well below the City of Vancouver’s estimated recovery efficiency of 77 per cent and well below Ministry of Environment guidelines.” Those guidelines require a recovery of at least 75 per cent. Mayor Lois Jackson said Wednesday she was shocked to hear how much of the gas was escaping. “My concern is the recapture rate is half of what it should be,” Jackson said, adding she’s more concerned about the 360,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases being belched from the landfill each year. “That amount of CO2 is equivalent to all the emissions for everything in Delta – all the arenas, all the houses, all the cars, all trucks, everything,” Jackson said. In a Feb. 2 letter to Delta, Vancouver staff wrote that the amount of waste taken at the site was 32
“My concern is the recapture rate is half of what it should be.” Lois Jackson
per cent lower in 2009 than was forecast. That fact threw projections off. A “remediation plan” is under way at the landfill to increase the amount of gas captured, Vancouver staff wrote. Jackson is also troubled by the delay in getting the emission reports from Vancouver. Prior to Monday, the last report Delta received was for 2008. After much prodding, Delta received the 2009 figures from Vancouver, which indicated the 41-per-cent capture rate. Jackson said if the news was better in 2010, Vancouver would have already given Delta those numbers too. Jackson had a scheduled meeting with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson in the coming weeks, and now she says this topic will be top of the
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Graduation Through the Ages Surrey Museum The celebration of high school graduation has become a rite of passage in modern times. Explore the significance of high-school graduation from pioneer times until the present. This exhibit will bring together community memories, photos and clothing from the last one hundred years, taking a close look at the importance of fashion and the impact of ethnic customs. For more info 604-592-6956.
CITY NEWS Free Museum Admission in 2011 The Friends of the Surrey Museum & Archives Society have generously sponsored Museum admissions in 2011 through endowment fund income. Visit the Museum galleries for free, or give a donation to the Museum Endowment Fund. For more info 604-592-6956.
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Kevin Granger-Brown, (right) and David Mycroft from the Canadian Taxpayers Association (CTA) made a stop in Surrey with Canada’s National Debt Clock on Wednesday. The CTA says the federal government is borrowing $124 million a day, and the provinces are borrowing millions more – all of which will have to be paid back by current and future taxpayers. The debt clock is travelling 8,900 kilometres across nine provinces to raise awareness of climbing debt levels. For more information visit debtclocktour.ca
Rodeo champs return Annual Cloverdale event takes place in May by Jennifer Lang THREE WORLD and three Canadian champions will be returning to the Stetson Bowl this May for the 65th annual Cloverdale Rodeo and 122st Country Fair. Four-time world champion bareback rider Bobby Mote of Culver, Oregon will be back in 2011, despite battling injuries last year. Saddle bronc rider Cody Wright won his
second world championship title in 2010, and ladies barrel racing contender, Sherry Cervi, is also returning to Cloverdale this year. She made an impressive comeback in 2010 to claim her third world championship title, after championships in 1999 and 1995. Canadians Dustin Flundra (saddle bronc), Dusty LaValley (bareback), and Rana Koopman (barrel racing) are also returning
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Falcon on last leadership lap Speaks to Langley group in bid to shore up support by Frank Bucholtz RICH COLEMAN and Mary Polak are doing all they can to ensure that Surrey-Cloverdale MLA Kevin Falcon wins the B.C. Liberal leadership on Saturday. That’s why the two Langley MLAs hosted a breakfast with Falcon on Wednesday morning in Langley City. He spoke to about 30 party members about the leader-
ship race, his experience in government and his connections to Langley. Both Coleman and Polak are among the 19 B.C. Liberal MLAs backing Falcon’s campaign. Coleman emphasized the importance of every vote. While the BC Liberals have adopted a weighted voting system with each constituency having 100 votes, how those votes are dis-
tributed is dependent on members’ voting. They can vote from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, either by telephone or computer. “Nobody knows how it will all break down,” Coleman said. “Nobody has ever done it before.” Coleman’s wife Michelle is setting up and operating a phone bank to remind Fraser Valley Liberals to vote. It is similar to one she has operated during
each provincial election. Coleman said the vast majority of B.C. Liberals in his riding of Fort LangleyAldergrove will likely cast their ballots for Falcon. Polak recounted how Falcon made sure the 204 Street overpass in Langley City would go ahead. The project, a high priority of city council, was running into some snags that
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Kevin Falcon spoke to about 30 B.C. Liberal members at a Langley breakfast on Wednesday. provincial election weeks. On Tuesday, he and work with the spent time in Williams new premier. Lake, Vernon and KelHe said the fact that owna. On Wednesday, he represents Surreyhe planned to meet Cloverdale means with groups of BC he knows Liberals in the local the Lower issues, and Mainland. pointed to A rally is his work planned at on South Cloverdale Fraser FairPerimeter grounds on Road, the Thursday Port Mann evening. Bridge He project has been and the Kevin Falcon particularly nine rail impressed overpasses by the level along the of interest line to Roberts Bank. in areas where he didn’t “It’s time we have expect it. A group of a person from the young professionals Fraser Valley in the in Vancouver staged a premier’s office,” Falleadership debate— and con said. 1,000 people, all in their He has been visiting 20s and 30s, came out. with Liberals all over See B.C. / Page 21 the province in recent
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threatened to shelve it. She asked Falcon, then minister of transportation, to have a quick conversation with her and then-mayor Marlene Grinnell, and within 24 hours, the problems had been resolved. “It went ahead, and it wouldn’t have otherwise,” she said. Polak said Falcon was her campaign manager when she was first elected to Surrey school board in 1996, and he brings that type of experience to the premier’s office. “We are voting for someone who will rebuild the party infrastructure and make sure we’re ready for 2013.” Falcon emphasized the importance of keeping the party together after the leadership votes have been cast. He said the party is a coalition of people with varying political affiliations federally, but exists to keep the NDP out of power. “You are the hiring committee,” he told members. “There are three things to keep in mind as you are hiring — who can keep the caucus united and together; who will build the coalition and who will show leadership to reconnect with the public and provide good clear sound leadership for the province.” Falcon said that he is planning to win, but even if he doesn’t, he will run in the next
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Deadly highway crash One killed, two injured in multiple truck collision by Tracy Holmes ONE MAN is dead and
two others, including a Surrey man, are in hospital with serious injuries following a crash Monday night involving three semi-trailers. Police say the loaded commercial trucks – one driven by a Surrey man – collided on Highway 1 near Hope around 9:15 p.m., when a southbound 2001 Peterbuilt Super B carrying lumber failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the double-solid centre line and struck a northbound semi head-on. The Peterbuilt was being driven by a 30-year-old Abbotsford man; the second semi, a 2001 Volvo tractor, was being driven by a
55-year-old Surrey man. The trucks came to rest blocking the entire roadway. The Volvo was then struck broadside by the third semi, which was also headed south with a load of lumber. Drivers of the first two trucks were taken to Canyon Hospital in Hope with serious injuries. The third semi driver, a 43-year-old Abbotsford man, was not injured. The Surrey man’s co-driver, a 50-year-old Calgary man, died at the scene. His name has not been released. Police believe heavy snowfall and slippery road conditions may have been factors in the crash, however, all three trucks will undergo mechanical inspections.
Highway 1 remained closed in both directions until noon Tuesday. Anyone who witnessed the crash but did not speak with police at the scene is asked to contact Const. Steve Small at 604-702-4039.
Cable barrier saved woman’s life: Police POLICE ARE crediting
a new cable median installed along Highway 99 with saving the life of a Surrey woman Sunday night, after she lost control of her SUV and flipped it over the barrier. “It did make a difference,” said Deas Island RCMP acting Cpl.
Robert Sayer. “The cable barrier absorbed enough of the kinetic energy that she was able to stop before actually colliding with another vehicle.” The woman, a Surrey resident in her 50s, was southbound on the highway around 7 p.m. Feb. 20 when she was apparently cut off by a Nissan sedan just north of the Burlington Northern overpass. Her Ford crashed into and over the cable barrier, flipping “multiple” times, Sayer said.. Sayer said investigation is ongoing, however, speed was a factor in the crash. The woman was released from hospital about four hours after the crash with minor injuries.
B.C.: New premier this weekend From page 20 A supporter of his insisted on staging a fundraiser in Prince Rupert, which has been an NDP stronghold for most of the past 40 years. Falcon suggested that they do a coffee shop meeting with interested people, but his supporter insisted on a full-blown
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TEDC is working on a program where TFNâ€™s artisans can have the education and support to also become great businesspeople. It has also started a skills training centre for members so employers can look to TFN for trained workers. About 335 acres in the land use plan have been set out for industrial development, an area Hartman said is a prime location for on-land activities that support container traffic given the siteâ€™s proximity to Deltaport. He added TFN was the only First Nation to secure federal government stimulus funding
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announced it is taking steps to expand Deltaport. The Terminal 2 project, part of the port authority’s Container Capacity Improvement Program, would add three more berths to Roberts Bank, with an expected capacity of two million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) per year. The project has been in the works for several years, and the port is currently analyzing the site to determine ground conditions and suitability for development. On Monday (Feb. 14), Delta council adopted a resolution to schedule face time with federal officials during the Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual convention in June to discuss issues relating to the proposal. In the past, council had expressed environmental concerns about the $400-million Deltaport Third Berth project, which opened in January 2010. “We haven’t seen the complete buildout and the growth that’s going to come as a result of the third berth and the completion of the South Fraser Perimeter Road,” said Coun. Scott Hamilton. “We really don’t know what the impacts are and they’re announcing another terminal.” Hamilton wondered if Delta has already taken its fair share of port development. “Are they trying to divert a considerable amount of containers from Vancouver to Roberts Bank in order to free up what is extremely valuable waterfront real estate and use it for some other purpose?” he asked. Given Delta’s experience with the third berth project, city staff said certain concerns must be addressed to ensure the regulatory review process is done efficiently and effectively. “There must be assurances that a development on the scale of T2 can be undertaken without adverse environmental impacts, and that the cumulative effect of ongoing development in the region is not jeopardizing the marine ecosystem,” said Sean McGill, director of human resources and corporate planning, in a report to council. McGill said federal regulators should be asked to confirm the project will be assessed by an independent review panel. During construction of berth three, he said there were “issues relating to enforcement of the environmental certificate” and a “lack of clarity” regarding the responsibilities of the various stakeholders. Local citizens group Against Port Expansion (APE) said this week it is opposed to any further container port development on Roberts Bank, worried the industrialization will destroy wetlands, agricultural land and cause pollution. The group says Canada does not need the expanded container port now or in the future.
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Deltaport’s new Third Berth opened in January of last year. Port Metro Vancouver is moving forward with its plans to expand at Roberts Bank. “With the container volume growth experienced by Port Metro Vancouver in 2010 they only handled about the same volume of containers as in 2007,” stated Roger Emsley, executive director of APE in a letter to council. “Even if Port Metro Vancouver manages a steady annual growth of say five per cent (which could be lower with possible losses for ships diverting via the Suez and Panama canals straight to East Coast ports), then by the year 2020 Port Metro Vancouver may still handle less than four million TEUs annually,” he added. But the port authority says container traffic through Canada’s Pacific Gateway is expected to double over the next 10 to 15 years, and without substantive improvements a “gap” in capacity could emerge as early as 2017. “Our mandate and overarching goal is to support growth in Canadian trade,” said Robin Silvester, president and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver. “Roberts Bank is very well positioned to accommodate future trade growth because it’s an established route that offers excellent access to important Lower Mainland markets as well as North American transportation corridors.” The port authority expects
about four million TEUs of additional capacity will be required to meet container demand forecasts in 2030. The Delta Chamber of Commerce agrees another expansion is necessary. “The weight of the world’s economy has shifted to the Pacific Rim and we’re a major part of that area,” said chamber chair John Appleby. “Our only concern is that the supporting facilities be built with a sufficient level of efficiency to allow us to accommodate the increased traffic.” He is concerned that South Fraser Perimeter Road is being built too small, and the traffic lights will cause major road disruptions. “We want to see overpasses.” Appleby hopes the port authority will look at additional ways of carrying materials, such as the Fraser River. “You just can’t build roads big enough, you can’t build railways big enough, you have to use other methods and other techniques.” An environmental assessment must occur before construction can begin. Port Metro Vancouver will also carry out seven rounds of public consultations over the next six years.
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A Chilliwack dairy farm is behind a court challenge to legalize consumption of raw milk. FILE PHOTO BLACK PRESS
Raw milk farm inspections on hold Court challenge now underway by Jeff Nagel HEALTH INSPECTORS
wonâ€™t launch any new crackdown of a controversial Chilliwack dairy farm while its founder pursues a court challenge that aims to legalize consumption of raw milk. Alice Jongerden appeared in B.C. Supreme Court Feb. 18 to try to overturn a March 2010 court order that barred her from producing and packaging unpasteurized dairy products. The court found the previous court action between Jongerden and Fraser Health is concluded and her constitutional challenge should target the provincial government rather than the health authority. Jongerdenâ€™s lawyer, Jason Gratl, has now refiled the challenge against the Attorney General, alleging B.C.â€™s Public Health Act banning raw milk production as a public health hazard violates her constitutional right to liberty and security of the person and that penalties of up to three years jail and fines of $3 million are far too harsh. Fraser Health spokesman Roy Thorpe-Dorward said the authority will take no further enforcement action against the current farm operator until Jongerdenâ€™s challenge is ultimately decided in court. â€œThe governmentâ€™s commitment to back away from aggressive prosecutions is a relief for us,â€? Jongerden said
in a statement. â€œWe now have some breathing room while the courts determine whether Canadians have a right to choose between whole and processed foods.â€? Jongerden last fall turned over the operation of her dairy farm to an Ontario raw milk advocate in order to avoid contempt-ofcourt penalties. She intends to resume operations as a cow-sharing co-op to supply her 450 Lower Mainland members with raw milk if sheâ€™s successful
in her challenge. Farm owners can legally drink the milk of their own cows, so itâ€™s argued a cow share is likewise private consumption and not the illegal sale of raw milk to the public. The farm is currently operating as Our Cows and claims to sell milkbased cosmetics not for human consumption. Advocates claim raw milk is healthier than pasteurized but B.C. chief medical health officer Dr. Perry Kendall has maintained raw milk can be contaminated with bacteria and
poses a serious danger of illness. â€œWeâ€™re looking forward to cross examination of the chief medical health officer of the province, who has been vocal in his condemnation of fresh milk,â€? Gratl said. â€œWe look forward to testing the strength of those convictions.â€? Gratl said he believes the current freeze on enforcement action goes beyond the Jongerden farm to other cow-shares and underthe-table raw milk sales elsewhere in B.C. firstname.lastname@example.org
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Andhi Productions presents
2011 SHAKTI AWARDS
Saturday, March 12th at 6:30pm Bollywood Banquet Hall, Payal Business Centre, Surrey Shakti means strength in several Indian languages and personiďŹ es the essence of women who take on several roles in their lives with grace, courage and enduring strength. Shakti awards will be given to women in the community who have exempliďŹ ed strength in each of the 5 award categories. The award winners will be honored at the event and the entire community is welcome to join the celebration of these phenomenal women. Appetizers and dinner will be served along with entertainment and dancing. To purchase a table, please call Sonia Andhi directly. Tickets: $25 available at Kamalâ€™s Video Organizer: Sonia Andhi 604 307 8796 Media Contact: Rina Gill 604 599 9902 TO NOMINATE a woman from your community for one of the ďŹ ve categories, please follow the criteria provided below and email the nomination information to: email@example.com â€˘ Academic Achievement Award (High School or University/College student) â€˘ Public Service/Volunteer Award â€˘ Business Entrepreneur Award Submission deadline â€˘ Artistic Achievement Award for nominations is â€˘ Sports and Recreational Award Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 NOMINATION INFORMATION Name, Age, Address, Phone number(s), E-mail Name of nominator, Phone number of nominator, E-mail of nominator Brief summary of reason for nomination (no more than one page)
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350 - 174 Street Ranchers for AGES 50+ Downsize without compromising on style or convenience. Near beaches, shopping and all major routes. Pick your ﬁnishes NOW for Spring or Summer moves. OPEN FRIDAY THRU TUESDAY 12-5PM Sally Scott 604-619-4902 MacDonald Realty Olympic www.thegreensatdouglas.ca
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A bright and clean 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in the heart of Fleetwood Town Centre. A huge master bedroom with soaker tub ensuite, gas ﬁreplace, nice sized kitchen, laminate and ceramic tile ﬂooring. Very quiet but a quick walk to shops, transit, schools and the Fleetwood Rec Centre. Call Graham today for more information, 604-727-5385.
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9536 - 117 Street Lot size 6200 sq. ft., 5 bdrms, 4 washrooms, basement - 2 bedrooms, renovated home. A must see!
13919 Falkirk Drive Lot size 7200 sq ft LUC. Bsmt entry home,5 bdrms,3 washrms,basement has 2 bdrms. In good condition. Must be seen to appreciate!
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Ham Kumar 604-551-7500 00 5,0 6 1 $ 6869 S.F.
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+ 12658 - 100 Ave., 21,780 sf lot V 94x232 sf lot, 2 road frontages V Potential 2 lot subdivision V Renovated 5 bdrms, 3 baths bsmt home V Rented @ $1700/mo
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+ 13068 - 98 Ave., approx 18,000 sf lot V 150x119 corner lot with deep services V Build 2 or 3 storey home V 3400 sf updated, livable home V Near SFU, don’t miss, drive by today!
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+ 5698 - 152 St., 5 yrs old, 5432 sf home V 90x133 lot with back lane V 10 bdrms, 7 baths, spice kitchen V Granite, maple kitchen, tile roof V Large 2x2 unauth suites, 2 laundries
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OPEN SAT 2-4
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Ultimate luxury home in North Delta. Superior craftsmanship, over 2900 sq ft finished, vaulted ceiling in living, large dining w/wet bar, custom cabinetry, granite counters and wok kitchen. All bdrms have ensuite and walk-in closet. 2 sundecks with mountain view.
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6908 - 144 ST. Features 5 bdrms, 4 baths, living and dining with gas f/p, maple kitchen w/granite counters, stainless steel appls, family rm on the main, 3 bdrms and 2 full washrms upstairs includes master with ensuite. 2 bdrms and living rm in bsmt. Radiant floor heating and much more.
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We are excited to announce that phase 2 of Nuvo will be opening March 5th at noon! These beautifully designed 2 and 3 bedrooms town homes range in size from 1300 sq. ft to 1500 sq. ft and back onto a spectacular wooded area. Offering you the best of both worlds, Nuvo 2 gives the ultimate in peace and privacy along with some of the best shopping and amenities, all in the desirable neighbourhood of Morgan Creek. Anticipated to start in the low $300’s.
Gorgeous 2 storey 1 year old with modern fixtures, granite entry, hardwood floors, beautiful kitchen with granite counters, 5 bedrooms & 5 washrooms, lots of parking.
3 level split in the heart of Delta. Over 9500 sq ft lot, wooden vaulted ceiling, large living, dining and family rooms, 3 large bedrooms with 3 baths, rec rm, 3 fireplaces, 2 skylights, sundrenched beautifully landscaped backyard with swimming pool and hot tub.
Custom home 6212 sq ft built on 15768 sq ft lot has 11 bdrms and 10 bathrms, lge entry hallway, high ceilings in living, dining and family rooms. Kitchen with granite counters, wok kitchen, master bdrm on main, fully finished bsmt with media rm and separate entry.
www.nuvoliving.ca 15405 31 AVENUE, SOUTH SURREY
UNIT 203/204 - 12745 78 AVE. 2 industrial units side by side, multi-use complex like auto repair/carpentry, over 2000/2400 sq ft.
Please call PJ at 604-725-1258 for more info.
*Some conditions apply. This is not an offering for sale as such an offering can only be made by a disclosure statement.
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PHASE II GRAND OPENING THIS WEEKEND! E M HO ! OW EN H S OP W W E N NO
Join us this weekend as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our New Seasons Showhome and Release of Phase II this Saturday February 26th at 1 PM sharp! Drop by our new presentation centre, take a tour of our fully decorated showhome and find out about our exciting new release of Phase II homes.
20856-71B Ave. Langley 604-539-9484
Priced from $599,000 including net HST. Visit www.milnerheights.ca for more details and arrive early for the best selection!
Open Sat to Wed 1-5 PM www.milnerheights.ca Follow us on
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Seasons is a private enclave of detached homes in the masterplanned community of Milner Heights, which backs onto an environmental reserve and is close to Langleyâ€™s best amenities. The 3 & 4 bedroom homes feature 9 foot ceilings, contemporary gourmet kitchens, dramatic vaulted ceilings, entertainment sized patios and greenbelt lots. Best of all, many homes are ready to move into today or before Spring!
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SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON EXTRA-LARGE LOTS FROM ONLY
Pepin Brook Is Close To Everything! Check Out The Virtual Tour of Our Harrison Home.
Pepin Brook is 30 minutes to the Port Mann Bridge and15 minutes to Langley, with an elementary school across the street, shopping and recreation just down the road. These spacious 3 and 4 bedroom homes also have expansive backyards, full unﬁnished basements and the quality craftsmanship that goes into every Morningstar home.
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We have the best priced new condominium homes in Surrey, the best place to invest in BC. Without sacriﬁcing convenience or quality, stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, and laminate ﬂooring come standard. In a friendly walkable urban neighbourhood with all your shopping and lifestyle needs, and just minutes from public transit, Mirra will stun you with its architectural beauty and thoughtfully laid out ﬂoor plans. Your future lives here.
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Krishna Mattu 604.575.9009 or visit mirraliving.com Presentation Centre Open Saturday to Wednesday 12 - 5pm, 13778 - 76th Avenue, Surrey (East of King George Blvd) *Based on starting prices for studios, 1 bedroom, and 1 bedroom and den at time of ad placement. E&OE
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COMING SOON TO SOUTH SURREY At Edgewater, the elegant homes perfectly complement the spectacular resort-like setting with spacious open plans, luxurious interiors and large view decks and patios. Bordered by a pristine creek and forested parklands and overlooking the scenic Nicomekl River its signature homes lay nestled within acres of stately trees and water-scaped garden terraces. A special kind of living for a special kind of person.
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CHINESE NEW YEAR celebration CHOOSE YOUR LUCKY RED ENVELOPE for discounts of
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Located in a friendly Summerﬁeld neighbourhood in White Rock, these two new Cressey-built homes are 4 bedroom/2.5 bath, energy efﬁcient (Built Green - certiﬁed) stunners. Upgrades include granite throughout, premium stainless steel appliances, secured double car garage, and much more. At these prices they won’t be on the market long. If you want in, do not wait—call Jacquie now!
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DREAMS BLOSSOM HERE. IMAGINE YOUR LIFE IN FULL BLOOM. Live for the present and fulfill your dreams at Blume, a boutique community of spacious three-bedroom townhomes in the blossoming Panorama neighbourhood. Imagine living in a home where your children can walk to newly built schools and a myriad of exceptional amenities are minutes away. Blume’s landscaped park space allow room for reflection, while the children’s playground and amenity centre encourage connection and play. Whether it’s you, you two, or you plus two, Blume is a place to enjoy today while planning for all of life’s exciting possibilities.
3 Bed Townhomes From $335,900 (including Net HST) Visit BlumeLiving.com to find out more... Presentation Centre 14377 – 60 ave. Surrey Open Sat-Wed 1 - 5 PM Call 778-565-1323 Follow us on
SALUS CITYHOMES 2010 Finished Inventory Clearance Sale! Premium 3-bedroom townhomes, some with views to mountains, located in quiet area of community, with exclusive access to Club Aqua, the heart of this international award-winning community. Townhomes for the price of an apartment! Four homes sold last week! s
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604.507.0065 adera.com 101-6628 120 St., Surrey *Limitations apply, contact Sales for details. Sales by disclosure statement only. Salus Adera Projects Ltd. Adera Realty Corp. 2200 – 1055 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver V7X 1K8 604.684.8277
LIVE WEST COAST THIS IS MY STORY… “I have really taken advantage of all that Salus has to offer, as though the community is an extension of my own personal home. I fell in love with Salus because I feel like I’m on a vacation all the time!” Satvinder Bassan – Sales Consultant and proud owner at Salus since April 2010
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Placing ﬁrst at Canada Games
Gold medal for Hocking by Rick Kupchuk
on the mat, winning his fourth match of the day to earn the top HIS NERVES and a difficult first spot on the medal podium. opponent kept Cohen Hocking up As to what’s next for the for most of the night. Seaquam Secondary graduate, But come Wednesday mornhe said it’s a little early to look ing, the lack of sleep couldn’t ahead. stop the 18-year-old North Delta “It really hasn’t sunk in yet,” resident from four consecutive he said. “I have to go back to my victories, and a gold medal club in Burnaby, and talk to my in judo at the Canada Winter coaches. I guess I just want to Games in Halifax. keep training, and move on to a “I was pretty nervous, I think I tournament bigger than this.” had four hours of sleep ■ South Surrey cross max,” said Hocking, country skiier Mary minutes after defeatBenson just missed a ing Andrew Yuen of medal in two events Saskatchewan in the Tuesday. gold medal match of the Benson, 50, was fifth 60-66 kg. category at St. in the para 2.5 km. Mary’s University. standing freestyle in a “My draw could have time of 10:50.90. Erica gone either way. In my Noonan of Newfoundpool, I was one of two land and Labrador Cohen Hocking placed third in 9:17.20. guys who didn’t get a bye through the first She was fourth in round. And I had to fight the the para 100m standing sprint top guy from Ontario (Luke final, after placing third in the Heatherington), and he beat me qualifying race then winning her last month.” semifinal earlier in the day. Heatherington couldn’t repeat She was to compete in the 5 the feat, as Hocking moved on km standing classic yesterday. to the quarterfinal round with a ■ Snowboarder Shayna win, and a lot of confidence. Goodwin of Surrey placed 10th “After I won that first match, in qualifying in the parallel giant I knew it (gold medal) was slalom event, falling short of doable,” he said. “I definitely qualifying for the quarterfinal got less nervous as the day went round by two positions. Goodalong. I’ve been doing visualizawin finished her qualifying run tions the last couple of days. I in 2.01.93, 3.92 seconds back didn’t look at it as the Canada of Team B.C. teammate Jade Winter Games, it was just a Critchlow, who snared the final bunch of guys wrestling around.” quarterfinal berth. One hour after defeating ■ Vanessa Baxter, a 17-yearHeatherington, Hocking stopped old member of the B.C. AquaTait Wiley of Alberta, then sonics from Surrey, was 10th minutes later eliminated Marcus after the preliminary of the synMason of New Brunswick. After chronized swimming solo event a two-hour break, he was back Tuesday evening. The Frank
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Devils drop playoff opener Sockeyes take game one of quarterﬁnal series by Rick Kupchuk THEY GOT the start they
wanted. But the finish was another story. The North Delta Devils jumped to a 3-0 lead 13 minutes into the first game of their best-of-seven quarterfinal series with the Richmond Sockeyes. But six minutes later, they trailed 4-3 and went on to lose the Pacific International Junior Hockey League contest 8-4 Monday night at the Sungod Arena. The Devils did manage to tie the game early in the third period when Christopher Manhas netted his second goal of the night, but the visitors
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Coltyn Hansen (6) of the North Delta Devils battles a Delta Ice Hawks opponent during regular season play. Hansen scored once in an 8-4 loss to the Richmond Sockeyes in a playoff game Monday night. were up by two after 40 minutes, then tallied twice more in the third
period to close out the scoring. Julius Ho and Coltyn
Hansen also scored for North Delta. Manhas collected one assist for a three-point game. Alex Ahnert started in the North Delta goal, but was pulled after making 21 of 27 saves as the Sockeyes went up 6-4. Alex Wind took over, stopping 11 of 12 shots. The eighth Richmond goal was into an empty net. The two teams played game two of their series last night in Richmond, and will be at the Richmond Arena again tonight for the third contest. Game four is tomorrow (Saturday) at the Sungod arena at 6:45 p.m. If necessary, game five is Monday back in Richmond.
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United just a win away Surrey soccer team closes in on league championship by Rick Kupchuk WHILE MOST of the other Premier Division teams were participating in Imperial Cup play, the Surrey United Firefighters moved a game away from clinching a second consecutive league championship Saturday afternoon at Cloverdale Athletic Park. United blanked the Punjab Hurricanes 2-0, moving seven points clear of the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Wolves. Surrey has just two games to play, needing to win just once to wrap up first place in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League. The Wolves still have three games remaining, needed to win them all to stay in the race for the top spot. United got the winning goal just 10 minutes into the contest when Angus Burke tallied his league-leading 17th goals of the
season. Niall Thompson added a second goal, while Paul Shepherd made several key saves early in the game on his way to a sixth shutout. United will play 11th-place Croatia FC in the round of 16 of the imperial Cup tomorrow (Saturday) at 2 p.m. at Cloverdale Athletic Park. Two other Surrey teams in the Premier Division needed to win a preliminary round game to reach the round of 16 in cup play, including Akal FC, winners of just four of 22 league games and assured of relegation for next season. Akal upset Columbus FC, currently in fifth place in the 14-team Premier Division, by a 1-0 score Sunday night at Newton Athletic Park. Donald Kambere scored against the run of the play in the 60th minute for Akal, while netminder Nuno
Jesus blanked a Columbus team which played with just 10 men for the last 50 minutes of the contest. Akal faces a tough task tomorrow, playing the Wolves in Coquitlam. ICST Pegasus easily advanced in cup play, defeating Binger’s Army of Division One by a 5-0 score Saturday at Empire Field in Vancouver. Azad Palani netted a pair of first half goals for Pegasus, with Sahil Sandhu, Niko Marcina and Barinder Johal scoring in the second half. Palani now has nine goals on the season, tied for seventh in the Premier Divisions scoring race. Fyi-Amar Dhinsa was credited with the shutout for Pegasus, who will face Delta United Sunday at 2 p.m. at John Oliver Field in North Delta in the round of 16.
Hawks seek playoff bye Major Midget team winless against Kootenay by Rick Kupchuk EARNING JUST one point from two games against the struggling Kootenay Ice, the Valley West Hawks fell out of contention for first place, but still in the hunt for a playoff bye. The Hawks travelled to Castlegar for two games with the Kootenay Ice, the 10th place team in the 11-team B.C. Hockey Major Midget League (MML), losing 4-3 Saturday night and playing to a
3-3 tie Sunday morning. Valley West fell behind 2-0 after one period of the first game, but came back to take a 3-2 lead by the oneminute mark of the third period on goals by Langley defenceman Jordan Klimek, and Surrey forwards James Neil and Austin Vetterl. For Neil, his tally was a team-high 20th on the season. Kootenay replied with a tying goal three minutes into the final frame, and the winner with eight minutes to
play. The Hawks blew another two goal lead Sunday morning. Trevor Cox and Scott Cooke, both of Surrey, opened the scoring, with the Ice getting one back before the first intermission. Kootenay drew even after 40 minutes, then after Kevan Kilistoff of Langley gave the Hawks a 3-2 advantage, the Ice got a tying goal with five minutes left to play. With one weekend remaining in league
play, Valley West has a one-point lead over the Cariboo Cougars in the race for second place and a first-round bye in the playoffs. Both teams will be in Abbotsford for games tomorrow and Sunday, as the MML concludes league play with all teams playing in the Fraser Valley city. The Hawks will face the seventh-place North Island Silvertips for two games, while the Cougars play twice against the sixth-place Vancouver Chiefs.
True Love and Car Culture This February, two love today’s level of about stories surfaced in various 340 to more than 430 publications, linking cars per 1,000 women Valentine’s Day and in 2030. This means it modern car culture. The will reach about 60% of ﬁrst is local: —the secret men’s motorization. Car to lasting love as revealed ownership among men by Bob and Zoe Longshaw will increase slightly from of Vancouver, married just under 700 per 1,000 65 years this spring. The Cedric Hughes Barrister & Solicitor today to about 715 in ﬁrst car Bob drove Zoe 2030.” www.roadrules.ca in was his 1937 Willys A hood ornament is the Americar. They were still teenagers then and subject of the second story. Since 1911, Rollsalthough the story doesn’t expressly state it, Royce cars have been adorned with a nymphBob must have been a car nut from the get go. like ﬁgure in a backward ﬂowing robe with Certainly the Willys Americar to this day is a long wing-like sleeves. She was modeled after favourite for hot-rodders. Bob enlisted in the Eleanor Velasco Thornton, a young former RCAF, trained as an instrument technician, and model who worked for the Automobile Club of then after the war as a car mechanic, a trade Great Britain. In this role she met John Walter he practiced for 38 years at the Volkswagen Edward Douglas-Scott Montagu, Conservative dealership in New Westminster. MP and the owner of the luxury car magazine The couple married in 1946, had the ﬁrst Car Illustrated. of their ﬁve sons in 1949, and in 1951, Bob Mr. Montagu persuaded Ms. Thornton to bought Zoe a 1951 Dodge. This was, said Zoe, come and work for the magazine, romance “the most romantic gesture,” Bob’s idea, and blossomed, and Mr. Montagu was smitten. all the more original given how rare it was Unable to marry ‘Thorn’ because of their then for women to drive. The irony of the story class difference, he paid tribute by having is the contrast between their prescriptions his friend Charles Robinson Sykes create a for lasting love — “Don’t try to change one sculpture of her to ornament the hood of his another. You’re the way that you are …You Rolls Royce. Rolls Royce then commissioned have to be tolerant of one another” — and Mr. Sykes to create a variation, which became their implicit synchronicity with the fast and the iconic Spirit of Ecstasy. Ms. Thorn sailed ever-changing nature of car culture. to India with Mr. Montagu in 1915, but, when This story prompted a look at predictions a German U-boat torpedoed their ship near about the future of automobile ownership. Crete, a wall of water swept her out of Mr. The 2009 25th edition of the Shell Passenger Montagu’s arms. The current Lord Montagu, Car Scenarios, a report based on observed in a 2008 interview about plans to ﬁlm the developments of motorized individual story said, “My father was shattered by Thorn transport in Germany since 1958 — Germany drowning. Theirs was a great love.” having the second highest number of cars per 1,000 inhabitants after the United …by Cedric Hughes, Barrister & Solicitor States — predicts that car ownership by with regular weekly contributions from Leslie McGufﬁn, LL.B. women in Germany will increase “from
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Inside Track ...with Dan Jukich The countdown continues for what promises to be one of the most entertaining Saturday afternoons of the 2011 standardbred season at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino. You know what I’m talking about: the Standardbred Canada Western Regional Driving Championship with Jim Marino, Dave Hudon and Michael Hennessy representing Team BC against drivers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The top two drivers from Saturday’s eight-race competition advance to the Canadian National Driving Championship in Charlottetown, PEI on May 7. As Hudon was saying the other day: “Every driver will have a different post position in every race on Saturday and that’s good because having the number eight post is a handicap. I think it will be a fun day. We certainly have a great group of guys competing.” The Edmonton trio includes Keith Clark, Gerry Hudon (Dave’s younger brother) and Brandon Campbell, none of whom are strangers to Fraser Downs. Glen LeDrew (Saskatchewan) and Dallas McGee (Manitoba) round out the marquee roster of drivers. All of the drivers have pledged to donate a percentage of their Saturday winnings and Fraser Downs management will match that total number. The Western Regional drivers are expected to be in the house at The Downs Friday night when the $25,000 Keith Linton Final for 3-year-old BC-bred, sired or owned pacers takes place. The early choice is Boom Shazam, who’s coming off back-to-back wins for trainer Justin Currie. With all of the activity going on with the Western Regionals on Saturday, don’t forget that there will also be a $15,000 Guaranteed Win 4 sponosred by BCLC on races 6 through 9. And I want to remind you, too, that the annual Harness The Hope extravaganza takes place at Fraser Downs on Friday, March 4. A special $50 Clubhouse buffet includes dining and dancing, a blackjack tournament, silent auction, guest speakers … all this, while watching some exciting live harness racing in support of Breast Cancer Research. There’s always something special going on at Fraser Downs. See you this weekend! email@example.com 17755 60th Avenue Surrey BC
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Ladner’s Ray Carter – shown here at Ray Carter ﬁeld in Tsawwassen – has been selected to receive a lifetime achievement award from Sport BC for his dedication to local, provincial and national baseball. baseball but in other sports, that are so deserving,” he said. Originally from Vancouver Island, Carter played the sport as a youngster. But it wasn’t until he settled in South Delta in 1975 that he got seriously involved. A friend asked him to help coach a kids’ team in Tsawwassen – and the rest is history. Carter went on to become president of the Tsawwassen Amateur Baseball Association, president
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After coming up short in the BCHL scoring race, Brad McGowan of the Surrey Eagles can take solace in his nomination as the Coastal Conferenceâ€™s nominee as the Most Sportsmanlike Player.
Eagles scorer nets award Brad McGowan named Most Sportsmanlike Player
AFTER A spectacular
season scoring-wise, Surrey Eagles forward Brad McGowan was rewarded for another aspect of his game. The 20-year-old from Langley was named the Coastal Conference winner of the Most Sportsmanlike Player award. The Westside Warriorsâ€™ Grayson Downing won the award for the Interior Conference. McGowan, who is in his last season of junior hockey, finished third in the B.C. Hockey League (BCHL) scoring race with 36 goals and 53 assists for 89 points. â€œHeâ€™s done it consistently; he hasnâ€™t had that 18-point weekend where he gets named player-of-the week,â€? said Surrey coach Matt Erhart. â€œHe just quietly puts up one or two points a game and goes
about his business.â€? McGowan, who put up 46 points as a rookie last season, is quick to credit the team and coaches for his success. â€œI didnâ€™t really expect
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Minor Hockey alum, Richard Vanderhoek. With Vanderhoek a year younger, the pair played together every second year through the Langley Minor Hockey ranks. â€œIt was peewee where we kind of realized we played well together,â€? Vanderhoek said. â€œI always know where he is going to be out there, and he knows where I am. â€œWe trust each other.â€?
Vanderhoek was second on the team with 26 goals and 45 points. Thanks in large part to McGowanâ€™s scoring prowess, the Eagles finished second in the Coastal Conference. They will face the Coquitlam Express in a best-of-seven playoff series beginning tonight (Friday). McGowan is off to the Rochester Institute of Technology next season
Matt Erhart to be putting up this many points, but itâ€™s been a bit of luck, and the coach has thrown me out there on the ice a lot, and Iâ€™ve just taken advantage of the opportunity.â€? He has spent the majority of the season on Surreyâ€™s top line with another Langley
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Public Hearing - March 1, 2011 The Municipal Council of The Corporation of Delta will hold a Public Hearing on the items identiﬁed below as follows: Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: South Delta Recreation Centre 1720 – 56 Street Tsawwassen, BC V4L 2B1 q Item No. 1 Public Hearing pursuant to Section 890 of the Local Government Act to consider “The Corporation of Delta Ofﬁcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985 Amendment (Tsawwassen Area Plan – P09-06) Bylaw No. 6924, 2011”. First and Second Reading was given to this bylaw on February 7, 2011. (File No. P09-06) Location: The lands affected are all lands within the Tsawwassen Area Plan boundary as outlined in bold on MAP NO. 1
MAP NO. 1 Applicant: The Corporation of Delta Proposal: Ofﬁcial Community Plan Amendment – Tsawwassen Area Plan The Corporation of Delta is proposing to amend Schedule A, Schedule D.1 and Schedule E of “The Corporation of Delta Ofﬁcial Community Plan Bylaw No. 3950, 1985” in order to incorporate proposed amendments to land use designations and policies for Tsawwassen based on the Tsawwassen Area Plan review. A summary of the main policy directions of the proposed Tsawwassen Area Plan amendments and a copy of the bylaw are provided in the February 3, 2011 staff report entitled “Tsawwassen Area Plan Bylaw Amendments”. Highlights include: UÊ>i`}Ê-V i`ÕiÊ]ÊVÕ`}Ê>i`}ÊÌ iÊ descriptions of the land use designations of Mixed-Use (MU), Mixed-Use (Tsawwassen)1 (MU(T)1) and MixedUse (Tsawwassen)2 (MU(T)2) in order to increase the maximum residential density for all lands having a MU(T)1 designation to 240 units per hectare; amending the description of the land use designation of Medium Density Residential (MDR) in order to increase the maximum residential density to 180 units per hectare for speciﬁed properties in Tsawwassen north of the Town Centre; and making changes to the Tsawwassen map insert on Map 2 Future Land Use Plan. UÊ>i`}Ê-V i`ÕiÊ °£]ÊVÕ`}Ê>i`}ÊÌ iÊ height limit in the Town Centre from four to six storeys for all lands designated MU(T)1 and amending the height limit from three to four storeys and increasing the maximum ﬂoor space ratio from 1.45 to 2.0 for speciﬁed properties north of the Town Centre which are designated MDR. Schedule D.1 is also proposed to be amended by modifying several policies, including amending Policy A.5 by removing the lot conformance
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requirements in relation to residential subdivision. Other amendments include changing the land use designation for speciﬁed properties at the north end of Tsawwassen from P - Major Parks and Recreational Areas to AGR - Agricultural, and amending related policies and maps. UÊ>i`}Ê-V i`ÕiÊ ÊÌÊ`iiÌiÊÌ iÊÎäÊ`i}ÀiiÊLÕ`}Ê step-back requirement from the Development Permit Area Guidelines and Requirements for Tsawwassen Town Centre SD1-A. Copies of the staff report and bylaw may be inspected from Monday, February 21, 2011 until Tuesday, March 1, 2011 during the hours and at the location speciﬁed below. Municipal Hall: Community Planning and Development Department Location: 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC Hours: 8:00 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday Website: Information regarding the Tsawwassen Area Plan review, including the February 3, 2011 report from the Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer, and the bylaw, can be accessed at: www.corp.delta.bc.ca/tap Staff Contact: Marcy Sangret (604) 946-3219 q Item No. 2 Public Hearing pursuant to Section 17(2) of the Agricultural Land Commission Act and Section 13 of the Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation to consider a proposed application to the Agricultural Land Commission to include lands in the Agricultural Land Reserve. Council passed a resolution authorizing preparation of the application on February 7, 2011. (File No. P11-05) Lands Affected: Properties identiﬁed as 1 through 9 on MAP NO. 2 and described as: 1. North Half of the North West Quarter Section 2 Township 5 Except: Firstly: Part Subdivided by Plan 51815; Secondly: Part on Statutory Right of Way Plan BCP16605; New Westminster District 2. South Half of the North West Quarter Section 2 Township 5 Except: Firstly: Part Subdivided by Plan 35478; Secondly: Part on Statutory Right of Way Plan BCP16605; New Westminster District 3. North East Quarter Section 2 Township 5 Except: Firstly: Part Dedicated Road on Plan 77324 and Secondly: Part Dedicated Road on Plan 77326 Thirdly: Parcel 1 (Reference Plan LMP23515), New Westminster District (Civic Address: 581 Boundary Bay Road) 4. Parcel A (T80286E) North West Quarter Section 1 Township 5 Except: Parcel 1 (Reference Plan LMP23514), New Westminster District (Civic Address: 500 Boundary Bay Road) 5. North 5.123 Chains of the West Half of the South West Quarter Section 2 Township 5 Except: West Half Chain, New Westminster District 6. Lot 101 Section 2 Township 5 New Westminster District Plan LMP295 (Civic Address: 300 Copseﬁeld Dr) 7. East Half of the South West Quarter Section 2 Township 5 New Westminster District 8. The North and West Portions of the South East Quarter of Section 2 Township 5 as Shown on Absolute Fees Parcel Book 5-149-523 “A” New Westminster District Except: Part Dedicated Road on Plan 77326 (Civic Address: 301 Boundary Bay Road) 9. West 46.50 Chains District Lot 30 Group 2 Except: Firstly: Part Subdivided by Plan 2616 Secondly: Parcel “A” (Reference Plan 14733) and Road Thirdly: Part Subdivided by Plan 33612 Fourthly: Part Subdivided by Plan 34591, New Westminster District (Civic Address: 6400 3 Ave) Location: All lands within the area outlined in bold on MAP NO. 2 Applicant: The Corporation of Delta Proposal: Agricultural Land Reserve Inclusion Application The purpose of the proposed application is to request
MAP NO. 2 inclusion of the affected lands in the Agricultural Land Reserve consistent with other agriculturally zoned lands in Delta. The affected lands are currently designated Agricultural in the Ofﬁcial Community Plan, are zoned A1-Agriculture, and are located within the Metro Vancouver Green Zone. As required under the Agricultural Land Commission Act, a Public Hearing must be held by a local government prior to making an application to the Agricultural Land Commission to include lands within the Agricultural Land Reserve. A copy of the proposed application to the Agricultural Land Commission may be inspected from Monday, February 21, 2011 until Tuesday, March 1, 2011 during the hours and at the location speciﬁed below. Municipal Hall: Ofﬁce of the Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer Location: 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC Hours: 8:00 am to 4:45 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Thursday Website: The report from the Ofﬁce of the Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer dated February 3, 2011, and the proposed application to the Agricultural Land Commission, may be accessed at www.corp.delta.bc.ca/tap Staff Contact: Ofﬁce of the Chief Administrative Ofﬁcer (604) 946-3212 Persons having an interest in the matters contained in the bylaw for Item No. 1 and/or matters contained in the application to the Agricultural Land Commission for Item No. 2 shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing. Separate speakers lists will be available for each item at the entrance to the Public Hearing venue approximately one hour prior to the start of the Public Hearing. Speakers will be required to register for each item separately. Speakers will be asked to come forward as each item is considered, in the order of the speakers list, and will be allowed up to ﬁve minutes to address Council regarding the bylaw or proposed application under consideration. Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to communicate to Council in advance of the Public Hearing, you can write to: Mayor and Council 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Fax: (604) 946-3390 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org To be considered, correspondence must be received by the Ofﬁce of the Municipal Clerk no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. Written submissions received prior to or submitted during the Public Hearing will be circulated to Council and recorded as part of the ofﬁcial public record by the Clerk. Please note that Council cannot receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning any item after the Public Hearing has concluded.
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Friday, February 25, 2011
The tale of a turtle A dozen years after she wrote it, a Surrey author publishes a children’s story with an anti-bullying message by Jennifer Lang
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Paula Kolins’ new storybook for kids, called Turtle Has 3 Legs, features a reptile struggling to gain acceptance despite his physical differences.
f you’ve ever set an idea aside only to wonder, ‘What if?’ then you might take new inspiration from Paula Kolins. The Cloverdale author says her new children’s book, Turtle Has 3 Legs, was originally a story she wrote for her son to share with his kindergarten class at Martha Currie Elementary during show and tell. He’s 18 now, she says with a laugh, holding a copy of her new book – her first. “It’s always been in the back of my mind,” she says, explaining friends at the time encouraged her to have it published but she set the notion aside. Kolins says the rise in bullying awareness and anti-bullying initiatives like Pink Shirt Day convinced her it was time to pick up her manuscript again. So she took a local course on how to get published. Her instructor owned a publishing company, so after the course wrapped up, she submitted a manuscript for a children’s book for young readers. “I just thought, you know what? People always say they’re going to do things and they never do, and I just really thought to myself if I don’t do this, I probably never will,” she says. “So, I just went for it.” To her delight, the story was accepted. Just last week, Turtle Has 3 Legs became available for pre-sale on Amazon.ca. “I cried when I saw it,” says Kolins, a familiar face to patients of the Apple Medical Centre, where she works as the office manager. “It’s one of those things, if you don’t try it,” she says, “it will never be.” She says working with an illustrator on the book’s pictures took longer than she thought. She wanted the images to be realistic but kid-friendly – not cartoonish. “So we kind of went back and forth with that.” She may have written the story many years ago, but the creative memory remains fresh. When her sons were younger, she was “That mom!” – the parent who was always volunteering and getting involved at her kids’ school. (She blames it on separation anxiety – hers). Turtle Has 3 Legs is a story about a “sweet little turtle” who’s different because he only has three legs and finds acceptance from a bossy beaver, a preening swan and other creatures with classroom alter egos. Kolins was inspired by one of his classmates, a child with Downs Syndrome. He wasn’t bullied or teased, but she couldn’t bear to think that might change as he got older. “He was just a sweetheart,” she says. “That just got me thinking.” She hopes the book will remind parents to encourage their children to make friends with other children with disabilities or differences. “That is really the first step, accepting people, and teaching your kids to accept people.” She aimed the story at young readers, she says, because “I think you have to start early. When your kids are in Grade 6 or 7 and being targeted, it’s not too late, but it’s almost as if you’ve missed a golden opportunity when they were little.” Now, it’s her job to market the book. She’s going to try to get it into book stores and school libraries, and will sell it herself at swap meets and other venues. But first she plans to give a copy of the book – which is dedicated to teachers – to her son’s former kindergarten teacher. email@example.com
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Lord Strathconaâ€™s horse rides again by Ursula Maxwell-Lewis
No GPS, digital strategy, or satellite tracking, but simply the shock and awe of men, horses and brutal, unforgiving steel facing enemies and natural elements in the name of freedom, king and country. Mackay, a former rancher, teacher, submariner and lawyer, has plenty of material for his writing career. As president of the Vancouver branch of the Canadian Authorsâ€™ Association and a long time member of the Rain Writerâ€™s group in Surrey, his advice to new writers is: â€œJust write. Every day. I must have written
not only dedicated years to researching the era, the cavalry and the art of writing, but made a pilgrimage with his wife, Pat, to France in 2008 for the 90th anniversary of the Battle of Moreuil Wood, where the Straths and their horses launched one of historyâ€™s last great cavalry charges on March 30, 1918. Weaving emotions generated by wind, rain and memories of scars (physical and emotional) left with his father and those who survived, Mackay ably translates his impressions into a period tale which returns the reader to a by-gone era.
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Kwantlen fashion design and technology student Earl Mabaquaio walks with a runway model at the 2011 TÉLIO Design Competition in Montreal. Mabaquaio was awarded Canada’s Breakthrough Designer.
New faces on SMH board SURREY MEMORIAL Hospital Foundation has some new faces on its board. Ron Knight is the new board chair while Kulwinder Sanghera becomes vicechair and Tracy Redies joins the board as director. Other board members include Jane Adams, Ralph Berezan, Dr. James Bond, M.S. Dhaliwal, Jake Friesen, Sherrold Haddad, Bruce Hayne, Leanne Heppell, Ron Knight Chuck Keeling, David Keyworth, Fraser MacRae, Mary Martin, Chris Midmore, Larry Thomas and Jacy Wingson.
A community boost or three VANCITY HAS GIVEN boosts of up to $10,000 to each of three Surrey groups as part of their community project grants program. The recipients are: •ACORN, for their Canada Green Connects program which aims to provide energy-saving training for lowincome families in North Surrey; •Children’s Arts Umbrella Association’s Art Start for Parents program; and •Ducks Unlimited Canada Project Webfoot Lower Mainland Fall 2010.
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hird-year Kwantlen Polytechnic University student authentic creation that would identify their garment as the Earl Mabaquaio’s passion for fashion awarded him new “must have” item for a high-end retail company while Canada’s Breakthrough Designer during Montreal using intricate techniques to incorporate art in fashion. “I’m very proud to represent Vancouver and show the rest Fashion Week on Feb. 10. The 2011 TÉLIO Design Competition brought together of Canada what we are all about,” said Mabaquaio. “Fashion design must always be innovative and balance fashion design schools from across Canada and challenged aspiring designers to compete for creativity, technical skills and overall underone of five scholarships totalling $10,000. standing of the fashion business. I see a bright future in Canadian fashion.” Mabaquaio’s design demonstrated outstandMabaquaio and fellow Kwantlen students ing creativity, the best technical skills and Laura Nickel and Kristin Yip were among the 25 respect of the theme. For the last five years, Quebec-based textile finalists who competed for the title of “Canada’s Breakthrough Designer”. company TÉLIO has been a supporter of the growth and development of Canadian The only program of its kind in Western Canada, Kwantlen’s Bachelor of Design, Fashion designers and their annual design competition is always a significant event in the fashion and Technology program prepares students for industry. careers in the global apparel economy in fashion design, production, marketing, and computer This year, design students were asked to technology. create a garment based on the theme “Great Earl Mabaquaio The program features comprehensive indusCanadian North” – the win went to the student who most successfully applied the try-based education and training using leadingedge technology and extensive internships that theme to a fall/winter garment designed for result in employment. For more information about the the sophisticated, avant-garde woman. fashion program, visit kwantlen.ca/design The aspiring designers were asked to design a unique and
(NSERC): • Brian Fisher, a professor at SFU Surrey’s School for Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) will use a grant of more than $450,000 to apply visual analytic approaches to emergency management and preparedness. Visual analytics combines the science of analytical reasoni reasoning with mathematical deduc deduction to derive patterns, know knowledge and insight. “This will enable us to sup support the analysis and eval evaluation of risk and vu vulnerability, includin ing threats, such as terrorism, and new approaches to preventing and countering them them,” says Fisher, noting work will also target the w new ttechnologies for emergency response. Both will involve assessing changes in
information technology. • Associate professor Mohamed Hefeeda of SFU’s School of Computing Science will use a $449,700 grant to study mobile gaming and 3D video systems, focusing on the next generation of services for wireless networks. Hefeeda’s researchers will team up with Nokia to study, design and develop a framework for processing, streaming and rendering multiuser games, 3D video and 3D virtual environments on mobile devices. “There’s no doubt that mobile computing will soon replace PC-based computing for the average consumer,” he says. “Already, more than half of the world population uses cell phones or other mobile devices, and more mobile phones are used to browse the Internet than PCs. “At the same time, we are witnessing a trend towards the mass consumption of new media,” he adds. “Despite their promising nature, significant challenges remain
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ARTS The Port Kells Art Club his holding their art show, Colourful Impressions until Feb. 27 at the Newton Cultural Centre, 13570 72 Ave.
The art rental and sales program at the Surrey Arts Centre provides the community with easy access to original artwork by local artists. It is an excellent opportunity to experience a wide variety of artworks without great financial commitment. Eighty per cent of the first year’s rent may go towards the purchase if desired. Approximately 120 works are on display and can be selected during gift shop hours. For further information contact 604501-5564.
The Peace Arch Spinners and Weavers Guild meets the second Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Surrey Museum. Call Linda at 604-589-1087 or Elly at 604-576-8816 for more information.
BUSINESS Self-employed? Does your business need a makeover? We are looking for professionals to join our chapter. We will help critique your business with creative ideas from the “Business Boosters.” This is your opportunity to network with other professionals, exchange business cards and give your business a boost. We meet every Wednesday at Ricky’s Restaurant, 8958 15 St. from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Visit www.trbn.com for more details.
Are you between the ages of 14 and 19? Do you secretly dream of running away and joining the circus? Now’s your chance to realize that dream without having to run away! Surrey Children’s Festival is forming a Youth Circus Performing Team and is looking for members just like you. No experience is required. Learn how to juggle, create characters and performance skills, as well as costume design with industry professionals! The free intensive program begins in December. The first performance is at Surrey’s Winterfest, an annual music, sport and art celebration in late February. Only 30 spots are available. For more information, email surreychildrensfestival@ surrey.ca
The George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) is calling all kids who have never been in the Kids’ Book Club before. If you are between the ages of 9 and 12 and you love to read and talk to other kids about the books you’ve read, here’s your chance to join the very popular Kids’ Book Club. The event takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30 from October to January. Books and snacks are provided. Space is limited so register today. Visit the information desk or call 604-594-8155 to register.
The Oak Avenue Neighbourhood Hub offer an afterschool Homework Club for Grades 6 and 7 students in the Cedar Hills/Whalley area. They offer students tutoring, access to a computer lab, fun activities, snacks and a safe, supportive place to go after school. The club runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3–4:30 p.m. Participants are expected to stay until 4:30 p.m. For more information and to
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If you are between the ages of 12–19, here’s an opportunity to practise your manga drawing. Join the Manga Drawing Club at the George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) See the newest manga drawing books and novels on display for inspiration. The after-school club meets every Friday from 3:30–5 p.m. Space is limited. For more information, call 604594-8155
CLUBS The Wonderful Widows and Widowers Club meets for social activities every two weeks. For more information, call Trudy Hemrick at 604-574-7103.
Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Join the North Delta Book Club, which meets the second Tuesday of each month at the George Mackie Library meeting room, 8440 112 St.
The Valley Active Singles Social Club (for singles 45-plus) meets Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. for info nights and ideas for activities. Men and women are welcome. Club members go to plays, for walks, bike riding, social dinners and more. Activities take place year-round. For more information, call Kathryn at 604-514-9778 weekdays from 9 .m. to 5 p.m. or visit www.valleyactivesingles.ca to find out about the next meeting date.
Surrey beekeepers on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m at the Honeybee Centre, Fraser Highway and 176 Street.
The Cloverdale Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of
each month from Sept to June at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Ave. The next meeting is XXXXX. Guest speakers, field trips, monthly raffle, etc. Drop-in tickets are $3. For more information, call Linda at 604-539-0068.
Are interested in Wood Carving? The Cloverdale Wood Carvers Club meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School (6151 180 St.) in the woodworking class at the back of the school. The club meets from September to June, but you can join anytime. For more information, call Alan Bennet at 604-888-9212, Ron Langevin at 604-5766806 or Don Hammond at 604-589-8800.
The Surrey & White Rock Writers Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month with exception of June or July. For more information call 604-5010934 or e-mail ca2003@ shaw.ca
COMMUNITY Delta police are actively seeking residents in the North Delta area to volunteer and participate in establishing the community-based Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Program (NEPP) in their area. The program will teach individuals and families on how to become personally prepared for a minimum of 72 hours during an emergency. Anyone interested in this program (in North or South Delta) can visit their local community police station or visit www.deltapolice.ca or www.corp.delta.bc.ca
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children takes place at Colebrook United Church, 5441 125A St., the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 9:3011:30 a.m. from September to May. Relax and meet new friends. Call Noreen at 604-583-8733 for more information.
CULTURE The Ukrainian Women’s Association - Surrey Branch is hosting a pysanka (Easter egg) workshop from 6:45-9 p.m. on March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre, 13512 108 Ave. Bring your kistka (writing tools). Eggs, wax and dyes will be provided. The cost is $13 per person. Pre-register by calling Shirley at 604-596-2048.
DANCE Showtime Promotions presents The Great Canadian Dance Challenge at the Bell Centre for Performing Arts on Feb 25 from 3-10 p.m. and Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door, and are $5 for the day or $8 for a two-day pass. On Feb. 26 from 6-8 p.m., the top 10 groups will compete head to head for top honors and cash prizes. For more information, visit www. showtimedancepromotions. com
A Chutney Dancehall dance takes place the first Saturday of each month at 9 p.m. at Sullivan Hall, 6303 152 St. The $10 cost includes Indo-Caribbean cuisine. Singles welcome. For more information, call Orvis at 604-209-5081.
DONATONS Would you enjoy offering the care and guidance
that you were given or wish you had been given while raising your family? The Family Mentoring Program is looking for volunteer mentors for families in the Surrey area. For more information, call Mary Ydenberg at Surrey Community Services at 604584-5811 ext. 245, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.scss.ca
Black Bond Books in Guildford mall is runs a program of donating books for kids to the Surrey Food Bank. They collect new and gently used books and bring them to the food bank and parents (or their children) can then choose a book to take home with their food. Books can be dropped off at the store. For more information, call 604589-3680.
Start your weekend by saving lives. Book your appointment to donate blood at the Surrey Blood Donor Clinic on Fridays, when appointments are often available. Each blood donation has the potential to save up to three lives and helps local hospital patients. The Surrey clinic is located at 6830 King George Hwy. and is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. To book your group appointment, call Community Development Coordinator, Gary Dhillon at 604-501-0354. For individual appointments, call 1-888-2-DONATE.
Surrey SPCA thriftstore, located at 9546 120 St., is in need of good quality furniture, CDs, DVDs and good quality clothing. Proceeds to the animals in the shelter. Please call 604582-7744.
EVENTS A nature walk will take place on Feb. 26 from 1-2:30 p.m. at Green Timbers Urban Forest. This free event if for ages eight and up. The parking lot is located in the 14600-block of 100 Ave. Register at 604502-6065.
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Play Xbox 360 games on a big screen at the library. Games include: FIFA 2010, Soul Calibur IV, Skate, UFC Undisputed, Rock Band 1 & 2 and more. Or bring your favourite game and teach others how to play.
Four controllers available. It’s free and registration is not required. Just drop in. The events are March 9 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Cloverdale Library and March 19 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Port Kells Library. For more information, visit www.spl.surrey.bc.ca
Vedic Hindu Cultural Society (8321 140 St.) is celebrating MahaShivratri Utsav on March 1 at 6 p.m. Experience Shri Amarnath Yatra with a nine-foot-high ice Shiv Lingam. Food, a Shiv Vivah play, live Bhajan Kirtan and more. For more information, visit www. hindumandirsurrey.com
A St. Patrick’s Dinner and Dance, hosted by Fleetwood Seniors, takes place March 18 from 5-9:30 p.m. at the Fleetwood Community Centre, 15966 84 Ave. Tickets are $23, and must be purchased by March 14 at the front desk.
FAITH Do you want your children to be knowledgeable and respectful of all religions? The Surrey Neighbouring Faiths Program offers child-friendly visits to different religious gathering places in Surrey. For more information and to register, visit www.snfp. ca or contact program coordinator David Dalley at email@example.com or 604-5028661.
HEALTH B.C. Schizophrenia Society provides support to families who have a family member that has been diagnosed with a schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and/or bipolar disorder. The group meets monthly in Delta and Langley from 7-9 p.m. and from 1:30–3:30 p.m. in Surrey. BCSS also offers a free mental health education course, starting late February. Please contact Hardeep at 604-574-1976 for more information.
Yoga for women 19+ Wednesdays at Surrey Women’s Centre from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Classes are free and all equipment is provided. Drop-ins welcome. For more information, call Angela or Ronnie at 604-589-1868 ext. 237.
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INDIAN COOK & SWEET MAKER: Namaskar Restaurant, DBA Original Bhaia Sweet Shop & Restaurant in Surrey is hiring 1 f/t Indian Cook and 1 f/t Indian Sweet Maker. Indian Cook should have 3 years exp in making Indian dishes like tandoori chicken, shahi paneer, paneer tikka, naan, rice, biryani, etc. Sweet maker must have 3 years exp in making indian sweets like laddo, besan, burfi , rasgulla, etc. Salary would be $15/hr with 40 hours per week for both positions. Knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi is required. Interested applicants may email their resumes: email@example.com
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ROYAL KING PALACE AND CONVENTION CENTRE in Surrey is hiring 2 F/T Indian Cooks. Indian cooks should have 2- 3 years exp in making indian dishes like tandoori chicken, shahi paneer, paneer tikka, naan, rice, biryani etc. Salary would be $16/hour with 40 hours per week for both positions. Knowledge of Hindi or Punjabi is required and knowledge of English is asset. Interested applicants please fax resume at 604-597-6545.
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604-708-2628 FRUITICANA PRODUCE LTD., in Surrey is hiring one full-time STOCK CONTROL SUPERVISOR. Applicant should have 1-3 years exp in stock control and senior secondary pass. Duties include: coordinate, assign and review the work of stock persons in receiving, storing, distributing and maintaining inventories of goods. Resolve work related problems. Train stock persons in job duties. Perform same duties as workers supervised. Price items using stamp or stickers. Unpack products received by store and count, weigh and sort items. Salary would be $19.60/hr with 40 hours/week. Knowledge of Punjabi language is required and English is an asset. Interested applicants may fax or email resumes to: 604-502-0014 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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JIM PATTISON OUTPATIENT CARE AND SURGERY CENTRE Building Service Worker / Housekeeping Staff (Surrey, BC) ETDE FM Canada is the facilities management arm of the Bouygues group in Canada. With successful projects and operations around the globe, we established our Canadian presence in 2008. We are currently recruiting for Building Service Worker / Housekeeping Staff at all levels for an exciting new acute care facility in Surrey. If you have previously worked in healthcare facilities and are familiar with current cleaning procedures, including infection control and green initiatives, then we would love to hear from you. In addition to your relevant experience and knowledge, your qualiﬁcations should include: • Building Services Worker Certiﬁcate or equivalent • Excellent customer service skills • Ability to interact positively in a team-oriented environment • Health and safety orientation and familiarity with safe work practices • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Flexibility to work various days and shifts as required • Ability to carry out essential job functions which may include lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching and operating cleaning equipment ETDE FM Canada is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We offer a respectful work environment and a competitive compensation and beneﬁts package. For immediate consideration, please send your cover letter and resume to: Kim Sullivan, Human Resources Manager, ETDE FM Canada 9800 - 140th Street, Surrey, BC V3T 4M5 E-mail: K.Sullivan@etdefm.com We are also recruiting for the following positions: Electrician / 4th Class Power Engineer Millwright / 4th Class Power Engineer Thank you for your interest in employment with ETDE FM Canada. No phone calls please. Applicants will be contacted if under consideration for these opportunities. To learn more about ETDE FM Canada, our current career opportunities, and the exciting P3 projects that we are involved in, please visit our web site at: www.etdefmcanada.com
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WE ARE HIRING FULL-TIME MANAGEMENT STAFF Manager, Assistant Manager & Supervisor Positions for new A & W restaurant in White Rock area. 24 hr with Drive-Thru. Min. of 2 years Fast Food exp. required for applicants Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
PAK DIAMOND and Kitchen Cabinets is looking for one Full time Permanent labourer for their shop located at # 108, 7750-128 street, Surrey, BC, V3W-0R6. Duties include: assist machine operators, clean work areas and perform other labouring activities. Punjabi (Pakistan) an asset. Apply in person 10 AM to 3 PM.
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142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS Jarvis Engineering is a dynamic, reputable consulting electrical engineering firm needing your bookkeeping experience to contribute to the strategic development and growth of our organization. For details visit careers at: www.jarviseng.com
MAGNETO SALES, a Kohler industrial engine distributor, requires a full time inside sales representative. Position requires some travel and consists of a great variety of duties. Requirements, mechanical aptitude, good phone skills, computer knowledge, and sales ability. Reply to: resume@MagnetoSales.com
ACR Group, Western Canada’s leader in Rubber and Urethane manufacturing is looking for an outside sales professional for the BC area. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Rubber and Urethane Products for a mining, wood processing and other heavy industries. Extensive travel is required. Good computer skills are essential.
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CCI Coast has an immediate opening for a Certified MILLWRIGHT for our concrete products manufacturing facility in Richmond BC. JOB DETAILS: D read diagrams and schematics. D fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach motors, connect couplings. D align/test equipment and make any necessary adjustments D service and repair hydraulic, pneumatic and programmable logic controls D 3-5 years of experience. D Must have Red Seal D the ability to work at heights and to lift up to 25 kilograms D Ability to work shift work.
We are Canada’s first choice supplier of Automatic Greasing Systems in the markets we service.
Please submit your resume, stating your qualifications to: firstname.lastname@example.org fax: 604-270-1201.
Do you have: ■ Mechanical experience on off road heavy equipment. ■ Mechanical experience on highway trucks and trailers. ■ Strong background in maintenance and repair. ■ Welding and fabricating experience. CPL Systems provides training and an excellent benefit package. If you possess these skills, or have experience in these areas:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Please email resume to: resumescanada@ groeneveld-group.com DIESEL MECHANICS: Scott Truck & Trailer Ltd, # 108, 8918 120A St, Surrey, BC V3V 4H2 require 2 diesel mechanics - heavy equipment with at least 1 yr experience, jobs are permanent & F/T, wages $28.75/hr. Completion of high school & knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of Punjabi will be an asset. Responsibilities include: Diagnose malfunctions in the equipment, determine extent of repair required, troubleshoot, disassemble diesel engines, examine parts for defects & malfunctions. Clean, lubricate & perform other routine maintenance work. Fax resumes: 604-599-1087, email: scott.truckandtrailer.repair@ gmail.com Advertise across the lower mainland in the 17 best-read community newspapers. ON THE WEB: bcclassified.com
JOURNEYMAN MECHANICS Amix Salvage, We are well established company with multiple locations in BC an AB and a history of 40 yrs in business. Seeking HD and CT Mechanics for our Chilliwack and Surrey shops. Our progressive co. offers a great extended medical and dental pkg and all necessary safety gear to ensure employee safety. Apply online: www.amix.ca or email to: email@example.com New York Painting & Coating Ltd. (3) Construction Painters needed; Perform painting duties for construction & restoration sites; 3-5 yr exp. Knowledge of Punjabi an asset; $21/hr, full time; email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org WELDERS: Scott Truck & Trailer Ltd, # 108 8918 120A St, Surrey, BC, V3V 4H2, require 2 welders, jobs are permanent & F/T, wages $27/hr. Completion of high school and minimum 2 years welding experience is required. Knowledge of Punjabi will be an asset. Responsibilities include: Read and interpret welding process specifications, operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment. Weld components in flat, vertical and overhead positions, repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers. Fax resumes: 604-599-1087, email: scott.truckandtrailer.repair@ gmail.com
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#1 Cleaning Service, Saving u Time! Supplies Included. 10 yrs. Exc. Refs. Bondable. 778.386.5476
Evergreen Bobcat & Mini Excavator Driveway removing, trenching & concrete breakers, drain tile, septic install & repairs. Oil tank removal. 20yrs. exp. Gd rates 604-250-6165
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Please submit your resume with a cover letter by Friday, March 4, 2011 to: Jean Hincks, Advertising Director The Langley Times, #102-20258 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C. V3A 4R3 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
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CARRIERS NEEDED in North Delta & Surrey Areas 60 128 97 109 111 70 88 105 72 94 99 51 106 108 43 35 130 90 133 80 131 94 118 160 107 74 112 126 58 74 109 72 113 79 87 98 94 100 28
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604-306-5993 GERMAN CLEANING LADY has openings available. Ref’s avail upon request. Call: 604-574-4180. Local Cleaner has Thurs. avail. Loyal & Reliable. Exc. Ref’s $20 hr min 3 hrs 379-3839
1-A1 BRAR CEDAR FENCING, chain link & landscaping. Block retaining wall. Reasonable rates. Harry 604-719-1212, 604-306-1714 6’ Cedar Fence: $16/ft. Hand blt. Sundecks, Sheds & Gazebos. Est’d 1989, free est. Brad 604-530-9331 PHIL’S FENCING: Custom blt cedar fences/gates/lattice. Repairs, decks & stairs, 604-591-1173, 351-1163
FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS
QUALITY H/WOOD & Lam Installs. Experienced, WCB, Background checked, 1 year labour warranty. Refs available. Free Estimates. Office: 604-574-0756
PROF. EXP’D cleaning lady to clean your home weekly/biweekly. $20/ hour. Andrea 604-649-7852.
CONCRETE & PLACING
AKAL CONCRETE. All types of reno’s. Driveways, sidewalks, floors, retaining walls. Call 778-881-0961
Concrete Lifting Specialist
Bonniecrete Const Ltd Free Est & Warranties
D House & Garage Floors D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Raise to Proper Height D Eliminate Trip Spots D Provide Proper Drainage Over 25 yrs exp. Ross 604D535D0124
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Tel: (604) 583-3000 HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES
Accounting You Can Depend On *Small Business *Bookkeeping *Payroll *Tax Returns *GST/PST. Ph: 604-595-1536 or 604-787-6441
PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.
Call: Rick (604) 202-5184
ALL BEST LANDSCAPING All Lawn Care ~ Free Est. Lawn Cut, Ride-on mower, Pwr Rake, Aerating, Weeding. Hedge Trim, Pruning, Reseed, Edging, Moss Killer, Bark Mulch, Pressure Wash., Gutter Clean. Roof Clean. Res/Comm. Reas. Rates, Fully insured. WCB.
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FPatios FSidewalks FRe & Re FDriveways FFormingFFinishing All Your Concrete & Drainage Needs 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured
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UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured
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HEDGING LAWN CUTTING YARD CLEAN UP FERTILIZER & LIME
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
Call Mike 604-953-0898 MUSHROOM MANURE Pick up or delivery. Covered storage. Call 604-644-1878
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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 288
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 329 PAINTING & DECORATING
1 CALL ABOVE all Handyman Serv Elect,. Plumb, Appls, Gen Repairs, No job too small. Sell repair & install major appls. Also do kitchen, baths, bsmt, renos. 604-588-2828. Elec, plumb, repair install appls, dishwasher, garb, leaks, plug, faucet, toilet, lights, fan. 604-314-1865
HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 338
AJM PAINTING Ticketed Painter BBB accredited Free Estimates Cell 604-837-6699 A-OK PAINTING Forget the Rest Call The Best! Harry 604-617-0864
PLUMBING ~ Certified Plumber ~ ON CALL 24 HOURS/DAY
Reno’s and Repairs Furnace, Boilers, Hot Water Heat Plumbing Jobs ~ Reas rates
10% Senior’s Discount
D Economical Lawn Mowing D Complete Grounds Maint D Pruning & Shaping D Aeration & Power Raking D Fully Insured Residential~Strata~Commercial
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WEED FREE MUSHROOM Manure 15 yds - $110 or Well Rotted 10yds - $125 Free delivery in Surrey. (604)856-8877
283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627
HIGH CALIBER CONSTRUCTION Repair, Replace, Remodel... CUSTOM HOMES • Basement, Kitchen & Bath Remodels • Room Additions • Drywall • Paint • Texture • Finishing • Floors & More Since 1972 Dan 778-837-0771 A-1 CONTRACTING. Renos. Bsmt, kitchens, baths, custom cabinets, tiling, plumbing, sundecks, reroofing. Dhillon 604-782-1936. ALL RENOVATIONS and new construction, quality work, licensed and insured. Ken 604-790-1341 BEAUTIFUL BATH = Plumbing Drywall - Electrical - Tubs & Showers & Sinks -Toilets & Tile - Fans - Windows, crown molding. 17 yrs exp. Senior disc. Work guar, Res/Comm. Nick 604-230-5783, 581-2859 BEN’S RENO’S: New bsmt, drywall, texture, paint, kitchen, bath, hardwood, laminate, plumbing, tiles, windows, doors & fencing. Snr’s disc. 604-507-0703. COMPLETE RENOVATIONS, 30 yrs in Cont. Very reliable. Denicon Const. Call Dennis 604-809-0702.
353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS
3 rooms for $269, 2 coats
ABBA MOVERS & DEL. Res/com 1-4 ton truck, 1 man $35/hr, 2 men from $45. Honest, bsmt clean up. 25 yrs of experience-604 506-7576 ************ ABE MOVING *********** *Reliable Careful Movers. *Rubbish Removal. *24 Hours. 604-999-6020
J M CONSTRUCTION All your needs for a renovation. Call Jhon 604-588-6838 RenoMan. Kitch & Bath, Drywall, Patching & Taping, Tiling, Ext Painting, Laminate floors. All Big and small Jobs. Call 604-728-3849
Rooﬁng Specialists • New Roof Re-Rooﬁng • Repairs • Cedar Shakes • Shingles Duroids • Torch-on
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MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510 PAINTING, PAINTING, PAINTING Rene’s Spray & Brush Painting Exp. Painters - 778-855-5361 www.renespainting.com
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A Honest Man Moving & Delivery. Packing, cleaning & carpets. Handyman Services etc. 604-782-3044 Apt. moves for SENIOR. by APARTMENT MOVING PROS. We do more to save U money $... Seniors Discount, Mid mo. specials, & Gov’’t assistance moves welcome
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For your large or small job at rates you can afford. * Handyman Services * Home Maintenance & Repairs * Restorations & Renovations * Certified Trained Professionals
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Starting from $29/hour. SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240
GARDENING • LANDSCAPING INGP SPR NUw A E CL ok No o B
D New Roofs / Re-Roofs D Repair Specialist D Free Estimates D Ref’s ~ WCB Insured
PETER ROOFING Ltd.
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Rooﬁng Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.
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Honest Man Rubbish removal. Fast on his service,best rates, clean-up, handyman Services. 604-782-3044
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BELGIAN MALINOIS 1 Female, 7 months, reg’d, vet ✓, top working bloodlines good watchdog, 1-250333-8862 email@example.com BERNESE Mtn Dog Puppy. Female. Vet checked & ready for good homes. $800. Lngly. 778-241-5504 BLUE HEELER 2 fem. 1 male born Dec 18.10 first shots, dewormed, ready to play $395 (604)826-6964 CAIRN TERRIER puppies, CKC reg’d, vet checked, microchipped, shots, $1000. Call 604-625-1131. CAT, indoor, sweet neutered boy, 3 years old, to good home, $25. Phone (604)250-4854. CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 856-4866 CHIHUAHUA tiny pups. ready to go now. $600. Call 604-794-7347.
359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL LITTLE LOAD SPECIALIST. Sand & gravel delivered. Small orders welcome. Topsoil available. Call (604) 532-0662 days/eves.
HOME IMPROVEMENTS AUTHORIZED T S H 0% NBO 1 w ook No
Morris 604-597-2286 Marcus 604-818-2327
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PRO TREE SERVICES Quality pruning/shaping/hedge trimming/ removals & stump grinding. John, 604-588-8733/604-318-9270
Best Deal DEMOLITION/RUBBISH Removal *concrete *drywall *stucco *trees *junk *etc. Ph: 604-354-4397
CHINESE SHAR PEI pups. House raised. Well socialized. Vet chek’d., shots. Av. now 604814-0038. firstname.lastname@example.org GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS. 1 male & 2 female. $800. 1st shots & dewormed. Call 778-863-6332.
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Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley
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REAL ESTATE 612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE Laundromat for sale Aggressively priced - $65,000 Current owner shut down as of Feb 16th at 9 p.m. Capital investment of $165,000 will sell for $65,000. Only open for 5 months. Equipment is all top of the line Dexter commercial and in mint new condition. Located in the Panorma Village Shopping Centre, Surrey. See URL below for a video of the location and the transaction details. http://assuredlease.com/ assured-leasing-blog/video-blogs/ Call Bruce at 604-760-6700 Serious enquiries only
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NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND pups. Reg’d., micro chipped, 1st shots. Ready mid March. 604-823-2259 firstname.lastname@example.org YELLOW LAB pups. 8 weeks old, ready to go. Vet checked, 1st. shots. Parents on site. $500. 604-852-6176 Abbts
AN EXPERIENCED TILE SETTER Interior / Exterior Call BRUCE @ 604-583-4090 We always advertise with “THE LEADER” EXPERIENCED TILE Installer avail, all types of tiles, Bonded & Insured. www.bassetttiles.com778-231-7107
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JACK’S HOME IMPROVEMENT. Prof painting & complete renos. Reasonable rates & quality work. Jack 604-716-3653, 604-767-6010
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Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing, gates. 604-782-9108 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com
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Furnace Boilers, Hot Water Tanks Hot Water Heat, Plumbing Jobs. Furnace cleaning with truck mounted machine
OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE Bonded & Insured N/Smoking Husband/Wife team
Jim/Jan 604-584-1209/ Cell 604-488-9218
SAND AND GRAVEL DELIVERED Small loads welcome. Topsoil available. Phone (778)829-7769
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TOP NOTCH ASSOCIATES We do only Quality work: Repairs/Reno’s and water tight Bathrooms. Electrical, Plumbing, Tile, Sealing, Finishing, Safety and Handicap. Mike 604-594-4791.
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633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS WHOLESALE FACTORY DIRECT. Manufactured, Modular & Park models. Tremendous savings. Luxurious 1512 sq. ft home including delivery and installation only $ 109,950. Many other plans available. 877-976-3737 or 250814-3788 www.hbmodular.com KOMONDOR, CKC. (M) 11 weeks, Ideal for outdoor enthusiasts. $700. Nice temperament. 604-857-4120 LAB, PUPS pure bred, no papers. Family raised, vet chk, dewormed. Ready to go $350 (604)793-3307
MORTGAGES GUARDS CAPITAL CORP. 1st and 2nd Mortgages Bridge & Mezz Financing Ph: 604-576-4996
CEDAR COURT & CEDAR LODGE CLEAN 1 & 2 BDRM SUITES (some w/ensuites) in Park-like setting. Cable, heat, & hot water incl. Laundry rest area on each floor.
604-588-8850 604-584-5233 www.rentersweek.com/view-cedars
CLAYTON HTS: Brand new 1 bdrm & study, laundry, free Wifi & cable, gym, secure pkng. Storage locker. TJ @ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460 CLOVERDALE Apts: 1 Bdrm $750; Incl heat, h/w & prkg. N/P. Secure bldg. Lndry facilities. 604-576-8230 CLOVERDALE BENBERG APTS. 17788 57 Ave. Senior building,1 & 2 bdrm suites avail now. Starting at $700 to $850/mo. 604-574-2078 Cloverdale PENTHOUSE. 1100sf brand new, 2 balconies, 2 bdrm 2 bath, granite counters, marble flr, steam bath, massage shower, 2 u/g prkg, fitness ctr. $1600. 604-6178484 www.cloverdownestates.ca CLOVERDALE. Sherwood Apt. 5875-177A St. 1 bdrm-$750, 2 bdrm-$900. Lndry facility. np/ns. Avail immed. LEASE. Member of Surrey Crime free Multi-Housing Program. Call Lloyd at 604-5751608. ASCENTPM. COM CLOVERDALE Updated 1 bdrm 3rd flr, $770 incl heat, h/w, prkg. N/P Now. 604-576-1465, 612-1960
D’COR 10499 University Dr. Lrg 1 bdrm, 7 appl., Close to all amenities incl., skytrain. $825/mo. Avail., now. Gary, Stratatech Consulting 778-898-7040 stratatechconsulting.ca GUILDFORD, avail. March 1. 1 bdrm., 1 bath, 5 appl., totally remodelled. Close to Johnston Heights. $850 mo. Drive by 9946 151 St. Call Jonathon 604807-2222
GUILDFORD GLEN 14860 101 A Ave. 2 bdrm apptmt. Avail. NOW $775 Near all amen’s, bus stop. 604-451-6676.
MAYFLOWER CO-OP 2 Bdrm unit available now. $787/mo Close to Surrey Ctrl Skytrain. Well maintained, clean, quiet, sec’d adult only bldg. No Pets. (604) 583-2122 or btwn 9am-9pm 604-585-9320. NEWTON. 2 bdrm + den. adult bldg. Heat, h/water, sec prkg. Nr amen ns/np. Now. 604-596-9910.
Friday, February 25, 2011 Surrey/North Delta Leader 61 RENTALS 706
Guildford Mall / Public Library
EVERGREEN APARTMENTS Crime Free Multi-Housing Certified Spacious Suites, very competitive prices. Extra large 1 & 2 BDRM ste’s, lots of storage. Heat/hot water included. Access to Vancouver via freeway, 1 bus to Skytrain. Clean, quiet bldg’s. No pets. Outdoor Pool!
Brookmere Gardens 14880 108th Ave. Surrey
2 bdrm, 920 sqft, $710. 3 bdrm 1150 sqft, $910. Quiet family complex with garden-like courtyard, bordering Holly Park. Prime Location. Near schools, shops, transportation. 1 bus to Skytrain. N/P. Heat, H/W incl. Security. www.brookmeregardens.com
SURREY,13399 - 104 Ave. 1 bdrm, $900 negot. Avail now. NS/NP. Cls to sky train/mall. (604)585-3510 S. SURREY 184/16th 1 bdrm upper ste, 800 sq.ft. Newly reno’d inside on acreage. Mins from White Rock. F/S, shrd lndry. $800/mo utils incl. No pets. 604-360-6050
SUNCREEK ESTATES * Large 2 & 3 bdrm apartments * Insuite w/d, stove, fridge, d/w * 3 floor levels inside suite * Wood burning fireplace * Private roof top patio * Walk to shops, nr park, pool, playground * Elementary school on block * Party room, tennis court * On site security, Sorry no pets
Ofﬁce: 7121 - 133B St. Surrey 604-596-0916
Large 1 & 2 Bdrm. Apts $150 Move-In Bonus! Suites include fridge, stove, drapes & carpeted throughout. Hot water & parking included. Close to shopping & schools, on bus route. Seasonal swimming pool & tennis court. Some pets welcome.
Call 604-533-0209 LANGLEY
CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail $200 Move-In Bonus!! Close to shopping & schools. Seasonal Swimming pool, and tennis court. 3 Appliances (fridge, stove dishwasher), blinds hot water and parking included. Carpeted throughout. Some pets welcome.
Great new 2 bdrms, 2 bath in good building. 5 Appliances. $1050/mo. Lease and excellent references. Al Dodimead ACD Realty 604-521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com
Large 1 Bedrooms Available Immediately, quiet bldg. in a park-like setting. 3 Full size appl’s, Washer & dryer. Close to Guildford Mall & theatre. Please call 604-589-1167
SURREYTOWN MANOR 108 12101 80 Ave. Reno’d Lrg 1/bdrm condo. 5 Appls, N/P, N/S. Now. $800. Luke Remax 604-590-4888
Call: 604-596-5671 or Cell 604-220-8696
2280 SQ.FT. Huge industrial/commercial unit. Main ﬂoor @ 80/128th. Incl reception, kitchen, washroom, boardroom, 6 ofﬁces, large training area, can be divided into 4 more ofﬁces. $2500/mo. Suitable for any type of buisness. To book an appointment call Jay @ 604-649-5933.
FOR LEASE SURREY OFFICES or SHOWROOM 1560 s.f. Good visibility, ideal for architect, engineers, or contractors, $1300 /mth.
Call Brian (604)790-4825 PORT KELLS/ LANGLEY. Quality Warehouses 1000 - 6,000 sq ft. Call Rachel 604-633-2888. PORT KELLS WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE. 3,125 - 9,175 sq ft. 19358 96th Ave. Surrey. Call Rachel at 604-633-2888 SURREY, 13325 - 76 Ave. Space available. 1600 to 6000 sf, Industrial bldg for small business. For more info 604-725-4443 / 604-723-9700.
BOLIVER HTS. Lrg 3 bdrm. Clean, like new, appls, prkg, solarium, N/S. Avail now. $1350. 604-951-0971
SKYLINE APTS. WHITE ROCK 15321 Russell Ave
CEDAR HILLS: 3/bdrms, 1 bath lower unit in older 4-plex. Shared laundry. Avail April 1. $890/mo incl utils. Will do credit check. Small pet okay. Call 604-290-1537 after 5 pm.
Call for New Specials
SURREY, 68/140. Reno’d 3 bdrm, 2 baths. Avail now. N/S. N/P. $1050 + $100 utils. Phone 604-761-4272.
Nice quiet building. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. Includes: Hot water, cable, underground parking, video surveillance. NO PETS CALL 604-536-8499
CLOVERDALE, 171/48 Ave. 45 x 30’ Shop w/upper 2/Bdrm ste. Avail March 1. Info: Randy 778-8985047 or Jas 604-716-0655.
Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained
Surrey Gardens Apartments for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca From From It’s time to$670.00 discover $690.00
WANT THE BEST BUSINESS ACCOMMODATION KICK BACK & RELAX IN SOUTH SURREY - Short term accommodation. Seeking professional business visitors to rent weekly throughout the year. Deluxe, fully furnished & equipped 2 bdrm. + rec. rm. + 2 bath T/House. Crown Mouldings, H/W laminate flooring and slate. Gas F/P, Alarm, Netflix, Cable & WiFi. 1 car garage parking. No Smoking inside, covered patio & outdoor seating. Amenities rm. incls. full gym, outdoor hot tub & pool. Call for more info.
604.488.9161 733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS NEWTON MOBILE HOME PARK. Has 3 large lots available for your mobile. Call 604-597-4787.
HOMES FOR RENT
CLOVERDALE Full house, 5 bdrm, 2.5 baths, 7 appls, $1750/mo + utils. NS/NP. Call 604-612-1960. GUILDFORD 4 bdrm luxury home, 3 baths, granite counters, huge deck off kit, open flr plan cls to schl/ bus, $1800 + 60% utils. N/P. Avail now. 778-928-0201 ..
PACIFICA, 207- 13277 108 Ave. 1/bdrm condo, nr Gateway SkyTrain Stn. 5/appli. N/S, N/P. $675/mo. Avail now. Call Luke 604-590-4888 Remax
MISC. FOR RENT
SURREY CTR 140/Fraser Hwy. 2 Bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl, 2 prkg, cable incl. Avail immed. $1100/mo. N/S, N/P. Call: (604)773-3653
Lovely 2 bdrm. Quiet building. 2 full baths. In-suite laundry, secured underground parking. Available immediately
SURREY CENTRAL, 13399 - 104 Ave. New 2 bdrm condo with modern kitch, 5 appls + WD, sec. prk, pets allowed, $1250/mth. Avail immed. Phone 604-807-5691.
5374 - 203rd St, Langley
13955 LAUREL DR
Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets
Call for details! 604-589-7040
LANGLEY 18980 74 Ave, 2.5 acre, 5 br, 3 bath, rec rm, w/d, all appls, 2 car gar, no carpet, lrg shed. Mar 1, $2500. n/s, sm pets OK, Refs. 1 yr lease, 604-760-7610/604-761-1419 N. DELTA, 3 bdrm split lvl house, cls to Nordel Way. Big fncd yrd, March 1. $1600+utils.604-274-6740 Own a 3 bedroom townhouse w/$3300 down: Several updated 3 bdrm townhomes in Surrey, Cloverdale & Langley w/fenced yards, laminate floors, PETS OK. $1179/mo. mortgage + $250/mo. for maint. fees & taxes oac. $42,399/yr & 600 beacon score to quality. OR QUICK DATES avail. on some units. Call Jodi Steeves w/ Re/Max Treeland @ 604-833-5634 for more details. Houses available starting at $6375 down with $65,000 comb’d Inc & 680 beacon. Ask for details. SUNSHINE HILLS DELTA, 3 bdrm., lge. fenced yard, i/g pool, $1600 mo. N/S N/P. Now. 604-961-3944 SURREY. 144/82. Split lvl, 3 bdrm, 3 bath. Lg yrd. Nr schools. $1475. Outside pet ok. 604-589-0490 SURREY 80/170A. Clean & bright 2 bdrm. 1.5 acres. Country living in the city! Gardeners dream Dble carport garage 6 appls & more. $1500. 604-576-2159, 604-802-2280 SURREY 92/123 3 bdrm., 2 bath Nr. elem. & high schools. $1200 + utils. Mar 1. NS/NP 604-581-2000 SURREY, 93/152 A St. 3/bdrm up 2/bdrms down. 3/bthrms. 2 kitchens, double garage. Call TJ@Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 SURREY, 9677-137A St. 5 bdrm, $1400/mth. Fncd yard. 1 pet OK. Avail Mar. 1st. Call 604-880-6586. SURREY. Beautiful home 130 St & 111 Ave. 3-bdrms, 1.5 bath, w/d, utilities inc. Amazing views, pvt patio, h/w floors. $1400. 604-7904004. WEST NEWTON, 66a/134, 4bdrms, 2-bth. House is in good condition and bsmt is currently being used as a daycare. Whole house avail from 15 March. $1575/mth. 604 723 9651
LINDA VISTA Motel Luxury Rooms w/cable, a/c & kitchens. 6498 King George Hwy. Mthly, Wkly & Daily Specials. 604-591-1171. Canadian Inn 6528 K.G.Hwy. 604-594-0010
OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT, upper floor in the heart of Cloverdale. 5660 176A St, approx 700 sq ft. To view Call Bruno 604-574-8839 or 604-764-5521
ROOMS FOR RENT
SURREY. 12870-105th Ave. No smoking, no pets. Available immediately. $375/mo. 604-719-3195
748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION SURREY, 101 AVE. 1 bdrm to rent to in 2 bdrm apt. Cls to skytrain, mall. $475/mth. Call 778-395-6224. WHALLEY. Share house, ladies. No drinking, no drugs. Room furn $375-$400. 778-388-5039.
PORT KELLS AREA: Parking & storage avail. Suit work trucks 2T & under. Tony or Val, 604-888-1983.
BEAR CREEK 141/90A Ave., 2 bdrm suite near all amens, avail immed. NP/NS. 604-590-5197 BEAR CREEK 84/144 1 bdrm, $600 incl utils/net. Near amens. Mar 1st. Sgle welc. NS/NP. 778-895-0779 BEAR CREEK. Lrg livrm. 2 bdrm g/lvl ste, nr schls/bus. Mar1. ns/np, $650 incl util/net/cbl. 604-572-0033 BOLIVAR HEIGHTS, 2 bdrm., 5 appl., prkg., N/S N/P, close to bus & skytrain. $675 mo. 604-581-2750 CEDAR HILL 2 bdrm. grnd. level suite, N/S N/P. $600 mo. utils. incl. Available lnow. 604-805-3905 CEDAR HILLS. 1 or 2 bdrm in new house. Avail now. Incl utils. N/S. N/P. $525 & $625. 778-578-9667. CEDAR HILLS 90/123. 2 Bdrm G/L suite $650/mo. Nr amens Suits mature. NS/NP. 604-501-2427. CEDAR HILLS, large brand new 2 bdrm, close to schools, shopping, transit. $750/mo incl cable/hydro. Call 604-725-1451. CHIMNEY Heights 14959-68A 2 bdrm, spac. ste. Lam.flr, $650 incl utils. NP/NS. Immed. 604-760-5251 CHIMNEY HEIGHTS 2 bdrm suite, full bath, full kitchen, avail immed. $700/mo. Call 604-562-9235. CHIMNEY HEIGHTS, 76 / 151A 1 bdrm suite, NS/NP. Avail. immed. Phone (604) 720-9590. CHIMNEY HILL 1 bd g/l $550 incl all util/cbl, no lndry, ns/np, Mar 1 604-596-3642, 778-245-3383 CHIMNEY Hill. 2 Bdrm. Nr all amen $650 incl heat/hydro. Avail immed. Np/ns 604-597-2082; 604-597-2042 CHIMNEY HILLS, 149/76A Ave. 2 bdrm suite. Avail immed. N/S. N/P. 604-597-2575 or 604-889-3054. CHIMNEY HILLS, 72/145. 3 bdrm suite. N/S. N/P. $725/mo. incl utils. 604-543-8623 or 604-722-1368. CHIMNEY HTS 71/151. 1 bdrm g/l suite in newer house. Ns/np, no laundry. Avail now. 604-501-0004 CHIMNEY HTS. Newer 1bdr, x-spacious livrm, sep kit, ns/np. $625 incl utils/cbl/internet Now 604-598-1010 CLAYTON area 2 bdrm. suite, lam. floor, walk to amens. Utils. incl. Immed. $900 mo. 604-928-7278 CLOVERDALE. 1 & 2 bdrm suites. $700 & $800 incl utils. Or share. 778-571-2417 or 778-708-7478. CLOVERDALE 189/55, 2 bdrm. suite, hydro & cable incl. March 1. NS/NP $900 mo. 778-574-8283 CLOVERDALE, 2/bdrm suite, newer home. priv entry & private yard. Incl heat & a/c, light & cable. No laundry. $800/mo. March 1. (778)574-7757 CLOVERDALE beaut lrg quiet exec ste. Own W/D, priv patio, f/p. Ns/Np Suit prof. $850. Ref. 604-574-2992 CLOVERDALE near Hwy #10. 1 & 2 bdrm stes, nr all amens, ns/np. $700 & $850 incl utils. Avail immed. 604-575-1504 or 778-836-1504. CLOVERDALE. New 1 bdrm bsmt. Alarm & sat incl. N/P. N/S. March 1. $600/mo. incl utils. 604-574-3142. CLOVERDALE, Reno’d 2 bdrm, abv. grnd,$800 incl utils/cbl. NS/NP. No lndry. Immed. (604) 576-4223. ENVER CREEK: 1 Bdrm suite in brand new house. Incl utils/TV. Avail Mar 1st. Call: (604)592-5469 FLEETWOOD. 152A/87A. 2 bdrm grnd lvl ste. N/P. N/S. no parties. Suit prof. Avail March 15. Utils & W/D nego with rent. 778-708-1469 FLEETWOOD 158/89a newly renod 1 bdrm grnd/lvl, f/bath, ns/np, avail now. $575 incl utils. 604-581-6290 FLEETWOOD, 159/88 Ave. 1 bdrm, suite. $600 incl utils. Avail now. NS/NP. No lndy. 604-765-6286. FLEETWOOD. 160A/92. New 1 bdrm. Nr all amens. $535 incls hydro, cbl. Now. np/ns. 604-585-2529 FLEETWOOD, 162/80. 2 bdrm bsmt $650 incl hydro & cable. N/S, N/P. 604-338-6700, 604-599-9103. FLEETWOOD, 1 bdrm + den, abv. grnd. Priv. b. yrd, $75O incl W/D, cbl & net. Mar.15th (604)588-7456 FLEETWOOD. 2 bdrm, living rm, kitchen. N/P. N/S. Avail immed. $750/mo incls utils. 604-721-2013 FLEETWOOD. 2 bdrm. N/p. N/S. Avail immed. Priv prkg, fnc yd. $800/mo incls utils. 778-571-0229 FLEETWOOD 2 BDRM w/o suite, 1000sf, pri entr. New paint, 5 appls, inste lndry. $875 incl utils. N/S, sm dog, no cats. (604)543-3355 FLEETWOOD, 5 bdrm., bright, lge. 2000 sq. ft., newer, w/d, N/S. $1550 incl. utils. Avail. now. 604-271-6412 FLEETWOOD. 88/160. Lg 2 bdrm. Nr school & amens. $750 incl utils. Ns/np. March 1. 604-306-5540 FLEETWOOD: Clean 800sf. 2 bdrm ste. $650 incl utils, lndry & cable. Avail now. NS/NP. (778)574-7703 FLEETWOOD. Corner of 171A & 85. 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Avail now. N/S. N/P. $750/mo. Call 604-8614200, 604-574-0289, 778-908-8344 FLEETWOOD. NEW 3 bdrm (can be rented as 2 bdrm), in ste lndry, sep heat/alrm, 5 new appls, Avail now. $1100/mo. Call 778-574-7107 FLEETWOOD. Newly reno 1 bdrm ste. $575/mo incls utils. N/P. N/S. Immed. 604-589-3928 / 782-8436 . FRASER HEIGHTS, 107/157, grd lvl, 2 lge bdrm, liv/kit,1.5 bath, d/w, n/s, n/p. n/lndry. $850 incl utils/cbl. 604-584-8081 FRASER HTS. 108/168. 1 bdrm bsmt suite. March 1. N/S N/P. $650/mo. incl utils. 778-318-6568. GREEN TIMBERS. 1 bdrm grd level suite. Nice big veranda in back. N/S. N/P. Avail now. 604-5826930 or 778-838-2599. GUILDFORD 140/110 2 bdr 1200 s/f h/w flrs, av.now, $875 incls utils. NS/NP. Must see! 604-767-9442
GUILDFORD. 141/108 Large, bright 2 bdrm. Free lndry, carport, fcd yard $750/mo +util. Np/ns. 604-469-9402 GUILDFORD 1 bdrm + den, 5 appl, $900/mo incl. hydro, u/g prk, gym & strg. Mar 1. NP/NS. 778-233-7015 GUILDFORD great location, big 1 bdrm ste, new carpets, exc. open floor plan. $675 incl utils. N/P. Long term. Avail. immed. 778-928-0201 Susan LANGLEY, 2/bdrm large bsmt suite. Private, quiet, gated farm setting. Close to town. Too many good things to list. N/S. Incl util. $980/mo. (604)230-2808 N.DELTA, 2 bdrm g/l ste, $700/mo incl utils. No lndry. NS/NP. Near all amens. Avail now. 604-597-2746 N. DELTA. Bachelor suite, $450. 1 bdrm top floor, $475. 1 bdrm bsmt suite, $650. All incl. utils. cable & laundry. 604-613-3718. N.DELTA, CLEAN 1 BDRM, avail immed. N/S, N/P. $550 incl hydro & cable. (604) 780-7496 or 599-6097 NEW 1 BDRM bsmt ste. Near all amens. Asking $650 incl utils/cable. Call Mr. Minh @ (778)240-2501 for info. NEWTON 151/71. 2 BDRM SUITE $650 incl hydro cbl sat. Avail now. N/P, N/S. Call: 604-598-0587 NEWTON. 1 bdrm g/l suite. Ref’s req’d. N/S. N/P. Avail now. 604590-2753 or 778-846-2753. NEWTON. 1 BDRM grnd. lvl, very bright & Quiet. Lndry facils. Avail now. Suit single. No dogs. $600 + utils. Call 604-614-3910. NEWTON, 1 bdrm, NS/NP, very clean, quiet, avail. Avail. now. $550 incl. utils. Phone (604)597-0321. NEWTON 64/130, 2 bdrm g/l ste. Fncd yd. $600 utils incl. Nr bus. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-388-3014. NEWTON. 67/122. Priv CDS. Reno’d 1 bdrm poss 2. Sep kitchen & eating area, storage, 2 prkg. Nr all amens, 20 min to Van. $675/mo incls utils & lndry. np/ns. Avail March 1. 778-999-1236 NEWTON: New 2 bdrm bsmt. N/S, N/P. Avail now. $600/mo incl utils. Call: (604) 597-3399 or 762-2163 NEWTON: New house, 2 bdrm ste. Incl utils/cble/2 prkg, $750/mo. Or 3 bdrm, 2 bath $950. Avail Mar 15th. (604)593-1023 or (604)518-1451. NORTH SURREY. 141 St/113 Ave. 2 Bdrm bsmt suite. Fr/St/DW, shared laundry. N/P, N/S. Avail now. $600/mo + 1/2 util. Call Luke 604-590-4888 Remax PANORAMA / BOUNDARY Park. Spac brand new 2 bd. New appls. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-896-6544. PANORAMA, Brand new 1/bdrm bsmt suite. Incl laundry & util. Avail now. $650/mo. TJ@ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460 PANORAMA. LARGE 2 bdrm suite. Parking. Avail. immed. No smoking. No pets. Call 604-809-1039. PANORAMA RIDGE. 2 bdrm extra lrg grnd lvl ste. NS/NP. No lndry. $700/mo. Avail now. 778-227-1360. PANORAMA RIDGE, 2/bdrm suite. Incl util. & laundry $800/mo. Immed. N/S, small cat ok. 604-597-8423. ROYAL HEIGHTS. NEW 1 bdrm. H/W flrs. $600 incl utils. & cable. Avail now. N/P. 604-537-2102. ROYAL HTS 2 bdrms/den, f/p, w/d, alarm, carport. Quiet,ns/np/nd $825 incl utils/cable/net. 604-581-1577. SULLIVAN HTS. New home, 1 bdrm $550 incl. utils. No lndry. NP. Phone 604-596-3282. SURREY, 121/97A 3 bdrm suite. $1000/mo. incl. utils. No pets, no laundry. March 1. 604-597-5267. SURREY 122/74A Ave. 1 bdrm bsmt suite, close to all amens, very clean, walk to library, bus loop, mall, avail now $550. 604-790-3933
SURREY - 124th & 66th New, 2 bdrm. & 1 Full bath on the Surrey & North Delta boarder. Use of fenced yard, n/p, n/s, Available Now! Cls. to amens. transit & shopping.
$750 Includes Cable & In-Suite Laundry. (604)728-7860 SURREY, 128/88th. Large 2 bdrm grd level suite. Avail immed. N/S. $700/mo. Call 604-417-8169. SURREY 128St/109Ave. New 1 bdrm suite nr skytrain, cov’d patio, very quiet area. N/P. $600/mo incl cable/hydro/laundry. 604-584-0625. SURREY, 14573-76 Ave. 1/bdrm suite. Util incl. $500/mo. Call TJ@Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 SURREY, 151/81A. 2 bdrm bsmt, 2 livrm,full bath, kitchen. Clean, NS/NP. $750/mo. incl utils. Avail. Mar. 1. 778-859-6987 SURREY 152/68Ave. Newer 1 & 2 Bdrm stes, suit working, ns/np, refs. $600 & $750 incl utils/cbl/net. Avail now. 778-322-8490, 604-543-2349. SURREY, 6185-181A St. QUIET 1 bdrm. Patio. Shower only. F/P. $650/mo. Joia 604-854-6645. SURREY, 9876-138 St. 2 Bdrm. Walking distance to SkyTrain. $800 incl utils. Lndry avail. Strictly NS/NP. March 1. 604-582-0986. SURREY CENTRAL. Clean 1 bdrm bsmt suite. Available now. N/S, N/P. Call 778-896-6544. SURREY CITY CTR. 1 bdrm grd level suite. Avail now. N/S. N/P. $700/mo. Call 778-862-2400. SURREY. Fully furnished 1 bedroom suite for rent. Includes all utilities and wireless internet. Looking for single responsible tenant. Available for March 1st. $650/mo. (604)375-8856. SURREY Scott Rd/100 Ave, 3 bdrm Modern/clean f/p shr lndry $875+util Cls to amenities N/P. 604-951-7992
SURREY Tynehead 168/82. 1 & 2 Bdrm suite avail, near bus/school. NS/NP,no laundry, $600 & $750/mo incl utils/basic cable. Avail now. 604-908-1324 or 604-765-0652.
BEAR CREEK 92/KGH Spacious 1 bdrm side ste, cov patio $625 incl utils. Clean. NS/NP. 604-710-4692 Cloverdale/Langley,186/56. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, $1350+shared util. N/P. Mar 1/15. 604-957-0763/604-835-1869. FLEETWOOD, 3 bdrm, upper level, F/S, D/W. Avail. Mar. 15. $1,000 + 1/2 utils. Phone (778) 388-3544. GUILDFORD 10287 149 ST. Brand new suites. - 1 bdrm., ($600 mo.) 2 bdrm. ($850 mo.) 2 bdrm. ($900 mo.) incl. utils. No ldry., nr. all amens. N/P N/S. Avail. now. 604584-3050 or 778-866-6034
NEWTON - Townhouse *3 Bdrm Avail March 1st 5 appliances. $1195 Spacious unit, great park-like setting nr shops/bus. No Pets.
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N.DELTA next to Scott Rd. Single house, upper lvl. H/W floor, 3 bdrm., 1.5 baths, big sitting and kit. area, $1300 mo. Int., cable, ldry. strg. incl. March 1. 604-617-8871
Large 3 bdrm & den townhomes with inste storage. $1350/mo. 5 Appl’s, 1.5 baths, gas fireplace to relax by. Close to schools, shopping & transit.
N. DELTA, nr Alex Fraser. 2 bdrm suite. Full bath, new kitchen. Pri ent. View. $850 incl utils & cable. N/P. Quiet people. 604-583-6464.
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NEWTON 14295 71A Ave. Avail now or Mar 1st. Upper house $990, mint cond, 3 bdrm, 5 appls, f/p, fncd bck/yrd, no pets. 604-583-6844.
PANORAMA, Brand new 2/bdrm coach house. W/D, incl util, pkng space. Avail now. TJ@ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460 SURREY, 14251 - 72 Ave. 1 bdrm, liv.rm, kitch, lndry, $600/mth. Avail. now. 778-321-8832 / 604-572-8832 SURREY 3 Bdrm up & 1 dn, liv/fam rms, dbl grg, 2 ba $1400 neg + 75% utils. 778-321-1013, 604-724-6505 SURREY. 84/120A. 3 bdrm main floor. Reno’d bthrm, new paint & carpets. $1125/mo. + utils. Immed. N/P. Refs. req. 604-724-3664.
ARBORETUM CO-OP 15350 105 Ave. Spacious 4 bdrm T/H. $1144/mo + $2000 share purchase. D/W, F/P, W/D hookup. Near Guildford Mall. No Pets. Ph btwn 10am-9pm (604)582-9520 CLOVERDALE 174/57 Ave. 2 Bdrm townhouse, $880, quiet family complex, no pets. Call 604-576-9969.
GUILDFORD GLEN 14860 101 A Ave. 3 bdrm T/H. Avail. Apr 1. $985 Near all amen’s, bus stop. 604-451-6676. LANGLEY
RIVERSIDE GARDENS FAMILY COMPLEX 2 & 3 Bdrm T/Homes Move-In Allowance!! Fridge, stove, dishwasher (in most), drapes. Outdoor pool. Some pets welcome. Resident Manager. Close to bus, shopping, schools and parks. #36 - 5210 - 203 Street, Langley
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62 Surrey/North Delta Leader Friday, February 25, 2011 TRANSPORTATION 809
AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
TRUCKS & VANS
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1994 Chev Van AC’d-Apr12 265K gd tires, new batt. $2500 gd cond Ph.778-889-7681, 604-782 5840
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CARS - DOMESTIC
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1993 FORD TEMPO, 151kms. 4 cyl. auto. Red. Aircared. $1850. 604-543-0770. 1996 OLDS 88 LS beautiful blue on blue leather w/full Delta LS Option Pkg. Power Everything with a great am/fm cassette, CD sound system. 1 Owner. Never been in rush hour. Very babied. Very loyal & safe car. $2500. Call Tom 604-250-2443. 2002 Buick Regal LS. Lthr, s/roof, A/C, etc. Auto, 4 dr. exc cond. 182K. $5900 OBO. 604-541-0206 2002 MUSTANG GT conv, 5/spd, black, leather, fully loaded, 120K, no accid, $10,900. 604-230-1932. 2003 CHEVY CAVALIER, black, charcoal int., Auto, 148,000K. $4999 obo 604-534-9943
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1991 Volvo 250 exc. cond in/out. 1 owner. 266k let seats X set 4 mag whls/tires $1800. 604-535-5878. 2006 HONDA CIVIC 2 door, 5 spd manual, 80K, red, $6850 firm. Call: 604-538-9257. 2007 HONDA CIVIC 4dr auto,100K loaded, leather, spoiler, $9300/obo. 778-836-4422 or 604-592-4422. 2009 TOYOTA MATRIX 4/dr auto p/w, p/l, AC, cd player, 88K, silver. $9800. Call 604-825-9477.
By virtue of a POSSESSORY REPAIRERS LIEN for: NATIONAL TRUCK CENTRE INC dba PACIFIC COAST HEAVY TRUCK GROUP we will dispose of the following unit to recover the amount of indebtedness noted plus any additional cost of storage, seizure and sale. 2007 Volvo VNL64T VIN: 4V4NC9KJ07N452815 Debtor: Harbans Singh Sall Indebtedness: $7,791.54
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Date of Sale is Monday, March 14, 2011, 12:00 noon. Paciﬁc Coast Heavy Truck Group 18964 96th Ave., Surrey, BC V4N 3R9 604-888-5577
Warehouse Lien Act We will dispose of namely one (1) 1994 Ford F150 VIN # 1FTEX15Y2RKB67211 registered to Lori Huntley to recover $2500 plus ongoing storage, plus GST. View & bid at Ginos Towing, 2645 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC. Date of Sale: March 10, 2011.
2002 Adventurer Class C, 7.3L, Ford diesel, 27’, 51,700km, many features. $40,000. 604-856-4369 FOR SALE 2009 FOREST RIVER ULTRALITE 5th Wheel 28.5 living space, 2 slides, 1/2 ton capability $29,750. Call Alan 604-796-9602
1999 Ford Windstar Van, 7 pass, loaded, new winter tires, $2495 obo. Call 604-881-0306 2002 FORD F150 Lariat - 4x4, exc. cond. leather, new tires, local, 160K no accid., $9888 / 778.861.8355 2003 GMC DUAMAX, auto, extra cab, long box, 4x4, 254,000km. $11,000. 604-991-2894 2004 VENTURE 7 pass van, local, no accidents, 200K hwy km’s, fully loaded, $3995. (778)968-1499. 2006 CHEV Uplander, $13,000. 69,000K, serviced every 6 mo. by GMC. 604-557-1668 after 8pm 2006 CHEVY SILVERADO, 4X4, 6L,V8, a/c p/w ext cab, shortbox, 89,000km. $12,000. 604-858-2865. 2006 HONDA PILOT, AWD, clean, very good cond. A/C, CD. $16,500. 604-607-4906.
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2001 BMW 320I, fully loaded, leather, auto, AirCared, 142K, $6900. Call 778-552-1462. 2007 JEEP COMPASS, great cond, $17,500. Call: (604)574-1189.
TRUCKS & VANS
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1996 FORD Ranger, ext cab, auto, loaded, V6, runs good. $2200 obo. 778-836-4422 or 604-592-4422 1997 GMC Black Sierra 1ton, 2WD, Dually, ext cab, lthr, auto, V8, gas p/w,p/d,164K, $5500. 604-309-9897
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The Future of Medicine Opening June 2011
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