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by Boaz Joseph IN THE wild, lions feast on

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wildebeest, zebras and the odd water buffalo. Locally, the staples of the North Surrey Lions – a group of more than three dozen volunteers dedicated to helping community groups – are pancake breakfasts, burger sales and meat draws. The cash donations the club receives from doling out sausages and flapjacks – along with silent and live auctions – support such charities as the John Moralek Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation, the Surrey Christmas Bureau and the Centre for Child Development. There were nearly 30 organizations that benefitted last year from the $25,000 raised by the North Surrey Lions, says president John Moralek.

drunk driver with his young son in his car nearly hits two police officers and a bystander at the side of the road in Prince George, but is not held accountable for his actions. A hunter from Merritt is caught poaching protected big horn sheep near Williams Lake, yet never faces consequences. A Victoria-area man shoots a puppy belonging to a 12-year-old cancer survivor, is charged with animal cruelty, and ultimately goes unpunished. These are real cases recently thrown out of court in B.C., allowing those accused of crimes to walk free. The reason? Unacceptable delays stemming from chronic provincial government underfunding of the legal system, including courts, A Black Press judges, prosecutors, special series support staff and investigating the legal aid. congestion and delays in B.C.’s See COURTHOUSE CRUNCH / Page 19 legal system.

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Serpentine victim succumbs to injuries Second driver now identified by Tracy Holmes A VANCOUVER woman who was

trapped underwater for 90 minutes following a Feb. 28 crash into the Serpentine River has died. Cpl. Aaron Sproule, of the RCMP’s Lower Mainland District Traffic Services, confirmed Wednesday the woman was pronounced dead March 12 at Royal Columbian Hospital. At the request of her family, her name will not be released, Sproule said. In addition, Sproule said police now have identified the driver of a second vehicle believed to have been involved in the incident, and are suggesting charges against the second driver. The victim, in her 20s, was southbound in the 4600-block of Highway 99 just before 10 a.m. when she plunged through a barrier on the Serpentine River bridge into the murky water below. Her black Honda Civic settled upside-down on the river bottom. She was resuscitated at the scene and airlifted to hospital, but succumbed 11 days later. Sproule said the woman’s family has asked for privacy at this time. “We’d again like to thank the witnesses who came forward to assist us in this investigation,” Sproule said in a prepared statement. “Without them, it would have been much harder to piece together how this tragic event unfolded.”

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One of three full-size gymnasiums in the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, located at 6188 176 St.

Lots of room to move New 66,000-sq-ft. Cloverdale Recreation Centre now open by Jennifer Lang MONTHS OF construction finally over, the new Cloverdale Recreation Centre

welcomed its first visitors Monday morning, quietly opening for a few badminton games, lunch-time workouts and other activities. The $20-million facility is so new, scaffolding was still attached to one of the exterior walls before the weekend. A peek inside revealed a gleaming foyer, spacious workout rooms and activity areas. The new recreation centre at 6188 176 St. is home to three full-size gymnasiums, a large fitness and weight room, and multipurpose rooms for

pre-school, seniors and youth spaces. At 66,000-sq.-ft., the facility is similar in design to the city’s Guildford and South Surrey Recreation centres. It’s open for drop-in gym sports, weight room, fitness classes, childminding and spring break camps. The Cloverdale Recreation Centre swings into full operation Monday, April 4, when the hours of operation will be from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. During the soft opening, operating hours (in effect to April 2) are Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 604-598-7960 during operating hours.

Lions: North Surrey group meets twice monthly From Page 1

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North Surrey Lions members serve up one of their famous pancake breakfasts during an event last year.

Moralek, a former auctioneer who has been with the club for five years, was named Lion of the Year for District 19H this week – the same week he learned that Mayor Dianne Watts had proclaimed today (Friday, March 18) International Lions Day in Surrey. “There’s a lot of hard-working Lions out there,” Moralek says. “They had to choose one, and I happened to be fortunate enough to be the one chosen. It’s not something one person can do, they have to have a good club supporting them.” The North Surrey Lions is one of 45,000 Lions Clubs with 1.35 million members around the globe. It’s said to be the largest service organization in the world, and has recently pledged $1.25 million to aid postearthquake Japan. Locally, the North Surrey Lions

have built wheelchair ramps in homes, donated to the Alzheimer Society of B.C. and supported community sports teams. This weekend, they’ll have concession stands at Newton Athletic Park at the Mayor’s Cup Soccer Tournament. (The Cloverdale Lions will have a similar setup at Cloverdale Athletic Park). Ongoing projects include Mile of Toonies, which is hoped to collect $110,000 for SMH with the help of Prospera Credit Union (where they’re collecting donations from the public) and other fundraising ventures. Membership at the North Surrey Lions has remained stable over the years at 39. “It’s actually pretty even this year – we hope to grow a little bit yet,” says first vice-president Chuck Leblanc, who is also the zone chair for the nine clubs of Zone 19H. To bring fresh blood into their

ranks, the North Surrey Lions formed a local Leo Club for students aged 14-16 last fall. The group’s 13 young volunteers, based at Kwantlen Park Secondary School, helped raise money for the Surrey Christmas Bureau. The North Surrey Lions Club meets the first and third Tuesday of every month from September to June at the Compass Point Inn (9850 King George Hwy.) from 7-9 p.m. New members are welcome. On April 29, the club will host its Reverse Draw Dinner at 7 p.m. at Compass Point Inn. Tickets for this fundraiser are $50. Visitors have a 10 per cent chance of a free dinner with the reverse draw. One winner will get $1,000. For more information, call John Moralek at 604-2304244. For more information about the club, visit www.northsurreylionsclub.com bjoseph@surreyleader.com


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Many of the people she sees are like Campbell, once gainfully employed, but now either completely homeThe Surrey Food Bank, he says, is a tremendous less or at high risk of homelessness. support. She also sees a lot more youth than she has in the As far as homelessness goes, he says his family is “on past. the brink of it.� One 23-year-old who frequents the mission has He starts his day at 4:30 a.m. at Labour Ready to been through 26 foster homes. look for a job, then it’s out at 7:30 a.m. collecting “No money, no life skills,� she says. bottles. In April, the region will have preliminary figures on At 9:30 a.m. he’s off to the Employhow many homeless there are in Metro ment Club for more job searching. Vancouver. He doesn’t feel like much of it is “It’s not about numbers,� Hallgate said. making a difference, and says he’s likely “It’s about determining how they got going to receive a 10-day eviction notice there.� because of back rent owed. One thing she’s noticing is quite a Campbell and his family are techninumber of tradespeople freshly out of cally housed, so they won’t be counted as work that are appearing for meals at part of this year’s enumeration of homethe Surrey Urban Mission. Many of the less people. younger ones have since found work, The annual regional Homeless Count but the older ones are stuck without an took place Wednesday – a one-day snapincome. shot of the homeless conducted from “The picture of poverty being a man midnight to midnight March 16. with a long scraggly beard has long gone,� Jonquil Hallgate Close to 100 volunteers hit Surrey says Vera LeFranc, program director for streets with questionnaires to fill out in the Surrey Homelessness and Housing interviews with Surrey’s street homeless. Society. The 20 questions include where they slept the night All of the workers’ greatest hope is that the numbers before, where they consider home and whether they drop. have drug or alcohol problems. “My greatest concern is that the numbers actually Volunteers cycled through the Surrey Urban Miscapture the number of people homeless,� said Candace sion Wednesday morning, handing in their forms, Davidson, Manager of Client Services with the Surwhich will be tabulated by a consulting group over the rey Food Bank. “If too much policy was based on a coming months. 24-hour count, that would not be good.� Surrey Urban Mission’s Jonquil Hallgate hopes the Campbell’s greatest concern is that he can come up numbers are down this year, but from the services with rent soon, so that he and his family aren’t part of the mission provides, she notices a changing demothe next regional count. graphic. kdiakiw@surreyleader.com

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urrey will have even cent as provincial revenue more clout in the permits, is a good one and new version of the would be helpful in convincB.C. Liberal govern- ing at least some skeptical ment, unveiled on Monday members of the public to by new Premier Christy support the HST. Clark has Clark. not indicated whether she That’s mainly because backs that approach. Clark’s closest rival for The HST referendum the top job in the party, is critical to the future of Surrey-Cloverdale MLA the Clark government. If Kevin Falcon, is now deputy the referendum fails, and premier, minister of finance at this juncture that seems and, most importantly, the the most likely scenario, the chief salesperson for the province will have to come HST. The latter role is vital up with a plan B to assist to the government. It’s the businesses in simplifying HST that forced former sales tax procedures. At the premier Gordon Campbell same time, it will almost out of office, certainly and it also the have to pay main reason that the federal former finance government minister Colin all or most Hansen isn’t even of the $1.6 in cabinet. billion given Clark has in transition said she wants money. to hold the HST Despite referendum on Clark being June 24, three Frank Bucholtz a fresh face, months ahead of most of the original date her cabinet of Sept. 24. That served in doesn’t give the government Campbell’s cabinet at one a lot of time to sell the time. If the referendum fails, public on the merits of the the Clark government may tax, and considering that have trouble winning an over 700,000 members of election – one she has said the public signed a petition she wants to hold before the against the HST, it’s a big May, 2013 date set by law. selling job. Any election call must Clark has also said that also take into account the she wants to ensure that new leader of the NDP. I’ve both the pro-HST and antihad the opportunity to meet HST campaigns compete on each of the three frontan even playing field. That runners and hear some of will likely mean that each their plans, and in my view, side gets about $500,000 each is capable of running in tax dollars to spend, to a much smarter and betterconvince the public on the focused election campaign validity of their viewpoint. than was waged by the NDP The business groups that in 2009. They didn’t lose by want the HST to stay will much that year. likely spend a great deal It’s good that Clark also more, unless there are limits kept Surrey-Panorama put on their spending, but MLA Stephanie Cadieux the anti-HST campaign, in cabinet, as minister of which was financed mainly labour, citizens’ services and with by $5 and $20 bills, open government. It will be will have no such additional interesting to see how she source of funds to draw on. handles the latter part of Falcon will be in the hot that job. seat trying to ensure that it Clark has a short window is a fair campaign, while at of opportunity to convince the same time acting as chief the public that her governsalesperson for the tax. His ment is different, and she idea – floated on the Liberal will be leaning on her two campaign leadership trail – Surrey ministers to help to lower the provincial pormake that case. tion of the HST to five per newsroom@langleytimes.com

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n my cellphone, my parents’ number is still of adult children are apt to do, into a lovely new stored as “home” even though it’s been years townhouse a few minutes up the road, where they’ll since I lived there. have no grass to mow, no garden to weed and, finally, Practically speaking, this is because my actual a little financial freedom. home does not have a landline, so I never bothered After 25-plus years sacrificing for the sake of their to change it. But more than that, it’s because home is, family, they are finally doing something for themstill, exactly how I think of the place my parents live. selves. It’s the place I lived until I moved away for school; What nerve. and the place I moved back to on a few occasions Truthfully though, I’m thrilled for them, although – first at 22 when school was done and I was living I don’t doubt that it will be weird for me to drive by off the last remaining pennies of my student loan, that house one day – my house – and realize that and briefly again at 23 after escaping the biting cold somebody else lives there now. of northern Alberta for a job here at the Peace Arch I was just four years old when we moved there and News seven years ago. don’t remember much except that during a pre-move That house, which my parents built in Langley in garage sale outside the little house we were leaving 1985 and have lived in ever since, has always been in White Rock, I cried when my parents sold an a safety net of sorts, a familiar place with familiar old typewriter I used to play with (crafting Pulitzerpeople where, no matter what, you could find a worthy stories, I’m sure). warm bed, good (free) food and the This move is different. It’s harder in opportunity to “just throw a few things” some respects - I’ve never been good into somebody else’s laundry, thus with change – but easier too, because avoiding having to do it yourself – a I’m old enough now to realize that old trick I’ve carried over to my new living typewriters aren’t that important, and arrangement, which I can assure you, the house itself is just that – a house. A my girlfriend adores. concrete foundation with old wooden It’s those things – along with the beams, shingles and laminate floors. Canadian Football League wallpaper Home? Home is somewhere else for on one wall of my old bedroom that I me now. I’m hopeful it will be my parstubbornly refused to tear down even ents’ new place – knowing my parents, as I grew up – that never changed, even Nick Greenizan there’s no reason to suggest it won’t feel as the rest of the house, and the people just as welcoming as the old place – but inside, changed around it. it is also my own house, where in the There were countless Christmas dinners and basement hangs a 12-by-16-inch framed rectangle indoor hockey games (sorry about the closet door, of old, slightly-yellowing CFL wallpaper, a gift to Mom); screaming matches and parties that raged me from my parents when they finally redecorated into the night (talk to your youngest son about my old room before the for-sale sign went up in the that one, Dad); renovations – both planned and yard. otherwise (that foot-shaped hole in the wall was an May it hang as long there as it did in my old accident, really), and second and third mortgages just bedroom, on the wall opposite the closet door with so two lucky kids could afford to play hockey and go a hole in it. to Disneyland. (Again, my apologies.) Things are about to change now, though, those memories packed carefully away in boxes along with Nick Greenizan is the sports reporter at the Peace everything else. Arch News. My parents are moving – downsizing, as parents sports@peacearchnews.com

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Friday, March 18, 2011

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Drink more water, bottled and on tap Building solutions

I READ WITH INTEREST the article written by

Jeff Nagel, “Bottled water use cut in half says survey,” The Leader, March 16. In the piece, Mr. Nagel quotes research conducted recently by Metro Vancouver that indicates that only 11 per cent of those contacted consume bottled water – down 50 per cent from 2008. According to independent consumer products research firm Neilsen Research (www. neilsen.com), which charts actual sales of bottled water in Vancouver and elsewhere across Canada, sales in the period measured by

Metro Vancouver dropped about 10 per cent – a situation largely driven by the recent economic downturn. Further, according to independent market research firm Probe Research (www.proberesearch.com), more than 25 per cent of Canadians, including Vancouver residents, drink bottled water every day. About 70 per cent of them drink both tap water and bottled water. They drink tap water at home and bottled water away from home. Given that less than one per cent of the water

produced by Metro Vancouver for its residents is consumed for hydration purposes, it is unlikely that the consumption of bottled water has any impact on municipal system usage. We encourage Vancouver residents to drink more water for better health, whether bottled or tap. Why? We don’t compete with tap water. We compete with other bottled beverages.

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Lessons from a human tragedy THE ANGUISH the people of Japan

must be going through in the horrific aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami is unimaginable. Their calm stoicism and amazing resilience is to be greatly admired. Watching the international community rushing to help, as they have in other recent disasters, is also to be admired and it is deeply moving. However, the tragedy in Japan has raised fresh questions about the safety and advisability of nuclear power in earthquakeprone parts of the world. For instance, the nuclear nightmare currently unfolding in Japan will undoubtedly put the brakes on any thought to expand nuclear power in an earthquake-prone state like California. That leaves a big question for California: How will it replace the carbon-intensive energy sources it currently relies on without resorting to nuclear power? Solar energy is definitely one clean energy option that California has in abundance, but it is also one of the more costly clean energy sources available. In the same spirit of oneness and empathy the world feels with the people of Japan, British Columbians should perhaps look to how we can help our nearby friends

YOU CAN’T BLAME the provincial

government all the way for not providing funding for infrastructure, including schools. When a municipality builds without a plan, you can expect these problems to happen. There are areas of the Lower Mainland that can be developed where infrastructure is available. We have to think regionally now, not individually. Surrey is putting unnecessary pressure on the provincial government that will ultimately raise taxes for all of us – even people who do not have kids in school. Without trying to sound like a broken record, there is an untapped source of tax money: illegal suites. Come on, all three levels of government can rake in tens of millions of dollars from 30,000-plus illegal suites in Surrey. Stop trying to not offend one demographic of residents who are putting an unfair burden on everyone else. Health services at their max. Schools bursting at the seams. We can’t use the provincial credit card anymore. It’s maxed. Paul Fitzgerald, Cloverdale

Chat with engineers RE: “DON’ SCRAP the Port Mann,

A boy (above) gets checked for radiation exposure in Japan this week. A letter writer suggests that British Columbia has abundant resources to produce clean energy – enough to support neighbours. and neighbours in California meet their clean energy needs. British Columbia has much to offer in this regard because of the great gifts climate and topography

Campbell legacy includes debt RE: CAMPBELL EXITS, his legacy uncertain (B.C. Views,

Feb. 23). I am dismayed about such a simple, misinformed and inaccurate article. There is no mention about our debt which has risen 16 per cent to a total of $48 billion which consumes 24.3 per cent of our provincial GDP! The interest on this debt is consuming $8 million dollars a day – down the drain for what? Adding the provincial debt to the federal at $650 billion and it paints a picture of a house of cards that is starting and will collapse. Responsible reporting and government would have put this front and centre. I wonder if any of you look at what is happening in the U.S. states that threw tax monies down the drain satisfying vote buying and a bloated inefficient bureaucracy. The time has come to address these issues and we need educated people with courage to do it. I can’t see any here or for that matter in any party right now. Ken Cosgrove, Victoria

have provided us. There really is no “us and them” as Japan’s tragedy has shown. There is only us and we. And we must all work together

to make this world a better place for all of us. Eugenia Nikolaidis Vancouver

Society needs time in the penalty box MANY PEOPLE are

bewildered at the absence of intervention when it comes to professional sports such as NHL hockey, in which players frequently violently bash each other in the head. Serious concussions and brain damage are often the result. However, why do so many people fail to acknowledge that such barbaric conduct is only one of many such ugly indicators of how society tolerates violence against males?

The proof is in the proverbial pudding, be it a female Hollywood-movie character gratuitously slamming her knee into her man’s groin, at which the movie audience breaks out into laughter as the guy keels over in agony, or a man punching another man senseless with almost-bare-knuckled “ultimate fighting” as the audience cheers on or screams in some twisted euphoria. As society tolerates – even celebrates – violence against males, there will

be undesirable repercussions that few academics are willing to acknowledge: Violence against females. I find it folly for society to insist on the total abolition of occurrences of violence against women while that same society intently resists eliminating all violence in which boys/men are the victims. Societal conduct simply does not work that way. Frank G. Sterle, Jr. White Rock

move it.” Letter writer John Call’s call is to move the Port Mann Bridge down the river in order to replace the old Pattullo Bridge – a very interesting idea. It appears that I do not have any more letters after my name than John Call, and I would discuss it with a professional engineer before pushing it any further. We have our limitations. Once the new bridge is completed, it appears to be in the way of moving the old bridge, past it. That is under it. It appears to me to be cheaper to build a Bailey Bridge, composed of pre-fabricated sections. Cost seems to be the problem in building a new Pattullo Bridge – best left the experts to decide. Fred Perry

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8 Surrey/North Delta Leader Friday, March 18, 2011

Notice of Traffic Diversion and Delays Highway 1/200th Street Interchange, Township of Langley Motorists are advised that traffic at the Highway 1/200th Street Interchange will be delayed due to remedial work required to undertake warranty repairs at the south end of the Highway 1 overpass.

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Northbound traffic on 200th Street will be temporarily reduced to two lanes and diverted to the southbound lanes. Southbound traffic will also be reduced to two lanes. The traffic diversion will be in place on a 24-hour basis for up to five days.

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DUE TO A LOCAL SPECIAL EVENT THE REPAIRS HAVE BEEN DELAYED 24 HOURS

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For the duration of this work motorists are advised to choose an alternate route or allow for additional travel time. Motorists are required by law to obey all construction traffic signs and traffic control personnel. For more information, contact Project Manager Doug Hyde at 604 808-5881 or by e-mail at Doug.Hyde@shaw.ca

Fourteen schools to host vulnerable Surrey students resources to participate in organized activities over spring break are being given the opportunity to do so with Surrey School District’s DREAM program. The initiative was started last year after the Surrey Board of Education lengthened spring break from one week to two, and expressed concerns the extension would have a negative impact on childcare challenges for lowincome families, as well as students who benefit from consistent learning, structure and activities. DREAM (Drama, Extracurricular, Arts and Music) was held weekdays in 10 schools, with community organizations hosting workshops, demonstrations and classes to “vulnerable” students. “The response was overwhelmingly positive, and the response from our community partners and their willingness to be involved was surprisingly positive,”

Bryce and Hunter Kyle attended last year’s DREAM (Drama, Recreation, Extracurricular, Arts, and Music) Camp over spring break at K.B. Woodward Elementary. said Community Schools Partnership co-ordinator Merlin Chatwin. Not only is DREAM returning this spring break (March 21 to April 1) but it has expanded to 14 schools. Eighty students selected by their schools for the program will be participating at each location, including Jessie Lee and George Greenaway elementaries. “It’s definitely our vulnerable population. When school is out, they’re not engaged in

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learning opportunities,” Chatwin said, noting a family with resources may take children on excursions or holidays during the break. “A lot of our students in our inner city schools are sitting at home unsupervised and not participating in anything that has any real benefit for them.” Chatwin said there are 26 inner-city schools in Surrey, and many of their students face barriers such as transportation and cost when it comes

to participating in activities outside the classroom. “We bring in those opportunities and it’s all free of charge,” he said. “They’re both learning during their break time but also experiencing opportunities that they wouldn’t have exposure to otherwise.” With around 30 community partners having jumped on board this year, students are sure to experience a range of encounters, whether it be a session with White Rock’s Seung-ri Black Belt Academy or a visit by South Surrey’s Urban Safari. Chatwin said DREAM is a continuation of work done regularly by Community Schools Partnership, which is offered by the school district and City of Surrey. “We definitely are always recruiting community partners and businesses and anyone whose interested in supporting students,” he said. “We’re always looking for them because this is part of what we do all year round.”

Black Press PRESCHOOLERS NOW have the opportunity to handle real antiques from the Surrey Museum’s Teaching Collection, view old-time photos and play with historic toys at Kensington Prairie Community Centre. The Surrey Museum’s new series of extension programs began this week and will run Tuesdays till June for children three to six years old. Little learners are invited to socialize, develop skills and imagination and discover Surrey’s past while hearing the classic stories of Beatrix Potter. The Kensington Prairie Community Centre is located at 16824 32 Ave. For more information on times and activities, and to pre-register, call 604-592-6956 or visit www.surrey.ca/heritage

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by Jeff Nagel PUBLIC HEALTH officials

are trying to calm fears that B.C. residents may become contaminated by radiation carried here from the nuclear disaster underway in Japan. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) said Wednesday no abnormal radiation levels have so far been detected by an international network of monitoring sites put in place along the entire West Coast in the wake of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident. “We do not expect any health risk following the nuclear reactor releases in Japan,” said provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall. That hasn’t stopped some people from snapping up supplies of potassium iodide tablets, which can be used to neutralize the harmful effects of radioactive iodine, including thyroid cancer. BCCDC officials said the potassium iodide tablets would only help people exposed to higher levels of radiation within 30 kilometres of the stricken Fukushima Daiichi

“My concern is that we are kept up to date honestly...” Lois Jackson Metro Vancouver Board Chair Lois Jackson said she wants a better picture of the potential threat in a worst-case scenario after the issue was raised at a meeting of the region’s mayors Wednesday morning. “The outcome of a disaster of this sort could be very widespread,” she said. “The cloud rises up into the jet stream and what goes up must come down. “My concern is that we are kept up to date honestly so we’re not as a nation scrambling if the worst was

there would be some impact on seafood,” added Kendall, who predicted authorities will be vigilant about

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to happen.” Jackson wants to find out from the federal government precisely where and how many radiation monitoring stations are located in B.C. “It’s concerning to me that we don’t have that information.” Neither Metro Vancouver’s air quality monitoring network nor the provincial government have any capability to measure wind-borne radiation that could come across the Pacific if nuclear reactors in Japan melt down. Air quality planning manager Roger Quan said Metro monitors various types of pollutants at stations across the Lower Mainland, but they aren’t equipped to detect radiation. Kendall said there are four federally run sites on Vancouver Island and one in the Lower Mainland that continuously sample for radiation and data can also be drawn from other international stations in the Pacific at islands like Guam. SFU nuclear chemist Jean-Claude Brodovitch said he agrees with Kendall’s assessment of the risks, adding there is no sign of radiation reaching B.C. “We have our own equipment we monitor with and we haven’t seen anything,” he said. Although small amounts of radioactive iodine were detected in plants such as seaweed off the North American coast after Chernobyl, Brodovitch said that doesn’t equate to any significant human risk. “There could be transportation of some dust in the atmosphere,” he said. “But when it gets around the globe it’s extremely diluted. After 7,000 kilometres, it would not be a real concern.” Asked about the potential that radiation could enter the food chain, potentially via contaminated crops, Brodovitch said that was

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and strengthen the legislature and other buildings on the grounds, built in the late 19th century. The report notes that despite upgrades in the 1970s and 1980s, the legislature does not meet B.C. building codes related to earthquake and fire risk. It says the copper roof domes are “in poor condition,â€? and parts of the building such as parapet caps, roofing and glazing are “failing.â€? The report estimated the cost of repairs at more than $140 million, with millions more to upgrade adjacent buildings known as the armouries, premier’s garage and bunker. Shirley Bond, named this week at public safety minister, said the legislature precinct is the responsibility of Speaker Bill Barisoff. Barisoff has said the public expects the B.C. government to complete its seismic upgrades of schools around the province before major work is done at the legislature. The education ministry is in the midst of a 15-year, $1.5 billion program to upgrade school structures. Its latest progress report shows that 90 projects are complete, mainly in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island. Another 21 are under construction, with 10 more projects preparing to start. tetcher@blackpress.ca

For the record A WOMAN struck and killed by her daughter last week was 61 years old. The young passenger in the car was the son of the driver. Incorrect information was printed in the March 11 issue of The Leader. LIBERAL MLA Stephanie

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Friday, March 18, 2011 Surrey/North Delta Leader 11

Former Surrey planner charged with fraud Crown approved several charges against Akonyu Akolo on Tuesday by Kevin Diakiw A FORMER Surrey planner has been charged with misappropriating funds in regards to a development application. Surrey RCMP said North Delta’s Akonyu Akolo has been charged with breach of trust by a public officer, corrupt municipal official, secret commissions, and fraudulent concealment. The former planner was reported to the city by a developer last April, causing Akolo’s termination and sparking a criminal investigation. During the course of their investigation, police found no criminal wrongdoing on the side of

the developer or any other City of Surrey staff. None of the allegations against Akolo have been proven in court. Akolo, who has his masters degree in planning from UBC, was in charge of area planning and development for South Surrey. Reached on his cellphone Tuesday, Akolo referred comment to his lawyer Marvin Stern. Stern would only say that it’s been a lengthy investigation and he couldn’t offer a great deal about the case, as he has not seen the particulars. “We don’t have any information whatsoever,” Stern said Tuesday. “I know that the investigation has been a lengthy one, because I’ve

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On April 15, 2010, the day It’s unusual for a civil action before the civil documents were to precede criminal charges, but Watts said she wanted all bases filed in court, Surrey RCMP announced they had covered. started a criminal inves“We came at it two tigation after receiving ways,” Watts said. “One information from the City was to ensure we would have every opportunity to of Surrey regarding one of its employees. recoup any losses. And as well, a criminal investigaMayor Dianne Watts said the city has set up tion for the alleged conseveral preventative meaduct of that employee.” Watts said she believes the sures. “We have an internal Akonyu Akolo city’s losses do not exceed the value of the $624,000 auditor, we’ve changed some of our processes, we had home. KPMG do a forensic audit and any Akolo is scheduled to appear in court on April 20. loopholes that were existing have now been closed,” Watts told The Leader. kdiakiw@surreyleader.com


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Volunteers Needed Coming Soon – Deltassist - Safeway Shopping Program, North Delta Fraser Heights Secondary student Justin Gill has a smile to match the shine on the gold medal he was awarded in carpentry at the Lower Fraser Valley Skills Canada Regional Competition.

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Do you have just 3 hours a week to help improve the lives of seniors in your neighbourhood? Make the difference to a senior or a person with a disability that can no longer manage their grocery shopping. Volunteers are needed to join our Deltassist team. Here is how you can help: • by taking shopping orders by phone • by doing the grocery shopping Here is what you will gain: • become part of a fun team • help your neighbours • help seniors maintain their independence • be a part of community participation and leadership The new North Delta “Deltassist - Safeway Phone Shopping Program” is sponsored by: Deltassist Family and Community Services, Sunshine Hills Safeway and a Government of Canada New Horizons Grant for Seniors Community Participation and Leadership.

Locals take home medals at regional competition Black Press SURREY students collected plenty of precious medals at this year’s regional skills competition. More than half of the 180 students participating in the annual Lower Fraser Valley Skills Canada Regional Competition at Kwantlen Polytechnic University this month were from Surrey schools. Competing in 14 categories, local teens walked away with 26 medals. “We are extremely proud of all our student participants,” Susan Chow, the district’s career education principal, said in a release. “It was a wonderful learning experience for them to showcase their skills and be acknowledged for their achievements.” Surrey students earned six gold, seven silver and nine bronze medals in 12 categories. The results from the Virtual TV/Video Production and Virtual Website Development categories will be announced later this month. All gold medalists will advance to the provincial Skills Canada Competition in April, and winners from that event will compete in the national competition this June in Quebec. National winners advance to the WorldSkills international even in London in October.

Gold Medalists • 3D Animation: Alex Mohr and Alex Viloz, North Surrey Secondary • Automotive Service: Jeff Meyer, Frank Hurt Secondary • Cabinetmaking: Cole O’Malley, Panorama Ridge Secondary • Carpentry: Justin

Gill, Fraser Heights Secondary • Fashion Design: Ashley Morin, North Surrey Secondary • Welding: Thomas Lutke, Fraser Heights Secondary

Silver Medalists • 3D Animation: Kyle Mulligan and Paula Morales, North Surrey Secondary • Architectural CADD: Ken Souder, Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary • Cabinetmaking: Ryan Millen, Panorama Ridge Secondary • Carpentry: Hayden Rewald, Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary • Culinary Arts: Brian Chan, Tamanawis Secondary • Fashion Design: Jaspreet Rayat, North Surrey Secondary • Welding: Reid Gibbons, Earl Marriott Secondary

Bronze Medalists • 3D Animation: Ryan Moore and Jerod Junald, Earl Marriott Secondary • Automotive Service: Tyler Billings, Frank Hurt Secondary • Carpentry: Brad Chapman, Fraser Heights Secondary • Culinary Arts: Samaa Abdalla, Fraser Heights Secondary • Fashion Design: Andrea Docksteader, Semiahmoo Secondary Welding: Lane Holthe, Earl Marriott Secondary • Jr. Skills Gravity Car: Hassan Sheikh, Arun Gandhi, Majd Zaki and Jasmandeep Batra, Princess Margaret Secondary • Jr. Skills Sumo Robots: Vishal Kalsi, Fleetwood Park Secondary

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Quest for ShelterBox Rotary Club promoting relief efforts for Japan by Philip Raphael THE ROTARY Club of

Tsawwassen and Point Roberts is asking the public to think about the ShelterBox organization when donating funds to earthquake relief efforts in Japan. ShelterBox provides supplies and equipment to disaster areas around the world in a convenient package. Tsawwassen’s Jen Kormendy is a ShelterBox response team member who has seen first-hand how the big green plastic ShelterBox tubs – packed with all the items that can

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Metro pay rules to draw line at triple dipping Cap would let directors collect for no more than two meetings per day by Jeff Nagel METRO VANCOUVER directors

will vote next month on whether to limit themselves to being paid for no more than two meetings a day, even if they manage to squeeze in three or more. Metro directors are paid $322 for each meeting they attend, or $644 if a meeting runs longer than four hours. That’s over and above their pay from local municipalities for serving as elected mayors and councillors. Under the current no-limit policy, some directors have occasionally attended three different Metro meetings in the same day and collected $966. But a proposed change would cap the maximum daily pay for meeting attendance at $644, equivalent to two regular-length meetings. Metro’s finance committee narrowly voted in favour of the change Tuesday, but it still requires the approval of the full board in late April. North Vancouver City Mayor Darrell Mussatto supported the change.

“I’ve never had three meetings in a day myself,” he said. “A twomeetings-a-day cap is, I think, appropriate.” Langley City Coun. Gayle Martin, however, opposed the new limit and said it’s rare that a politician is paid for attending more than two meetings. “I think it happened three times last year,” she said. “But I think if you attend three meetings in a day, you should get paid for three meetings.” The cap would also limit a director to just $644 in pay if they attend two meet-ings in a day but one is over four hours, a scenario that until now was worth $966. That could happen when a Metro board meeting runs over time, from say 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and directors later attend an evening public hearing. Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, who chairs the finance committee, supports the change, saying it also aligns with the $644

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Courthouse crunch: ‘Tragic, hopelessly booked, ridiculous’ From page 1

Lack of sheriffs adding to delays Union says hiring freeze has reduced security by Kevin Diakiw FOLLOWING A B.C. government-

imposed hiring freeze, the number of sheriffs in this province has dropped by almost 20 per cent in recent years, forcing some judges to close court sessions. Last January, three judges in Victoria cancelled the day’s agenda because there were not enough deputy sheriffs on hand. “This isn’t the first time that’s happened. It’s happened in Nanaimo, it’s happened on other occasions,” said Dean Purdy, chair of Corrections and Sheriffs Services Component of the B.C. Government Employees Union. See HIRING / Page 20

An estimated 2,000 additional criminal cases still stuck in the system have already been delayed so long, they are at risk of being thrown out as well. And there’s no end in sight. So clogged are the courts – particularly in Surrey – that judges are increasingly outspoken in denouncing the logjam and lack of resources that threaten the integrity of the entire system. “The backlog is so great and the courts so crowded that in many cases there will be an unreasonable delay should there be even one adjournment on a trial date,” warned Surrey Provincial Court Judge Peder Gulbransen last November, as he tossed out the prosecution of an impaired driver who waited 32 months for a trial date. “Justice delayed is justice denied,” ruled Judge Ronald Webb last year, in staying the case in Cranbrook against an accused cocaine dealer who waited more than two years for a trial expected to take just three hours. Another troubling example is that of an alleged child rapist in Coquitlam whose trial never went ahead because the system apparently couldn’t afford to translate victims’ statements quickly enough so the accused could understand them. Police requests for funding for the translations had been denied and the trial was repeatedly delayed. “It is very disturbing that the value of the complainants’ sexual, physical and emotional integrity is less than the cost of translation and transcription,” Judge Marion Buller Bennett ruled last year. She ordered the multiple charges of assault, assault with a weapon, sexual assault, incest and sexual touching of a young person be dropped after a two-year wait. The judge called it “a tragedy” for all, including the accused – a man who was publicly identified but

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had no chance to clear his name. The case is now being reviewed by B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, who called it a “very grave” situation. “I’m very concerned about these delays,” she said in an interview. “You can see the alarm bells being raised in multiple places in British Columbia in the court system.”

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ut judges’ hands are tied. They are bound by Supreme Court of Canada rulings that firmly limit how long cases can be prolonged before the constitutional right of the accused to a fair trial has been violated and a stay of proceedings must be entered. Defence lawyers can’t deliberately drag their feet to get a case tossed. In deciding a delay is unacceptable, judges count only the slowdowns attributed to the system itself or Crown-requested adjournments. They must also conclude the defendant was harmed in some way by the wait. But B.C.’s case backlog now leaves virtually no room for any kind of error that could cause delay.

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Some cases are quashed after as little as 14 months, and the applications become much harder for the Crown to fend off when the accused has waited more than 18 months. In Surrey, a typical one-day impaired driving trial is now being set for July of 2012 – an immediate 16-month time period that puts the case close to the cusp of being tossed from the start. Year-long-plus delays from the outset are now common at many courthouses around the province. The judges themselves tabled a damning report last September titled “Justice Delayed” that warned “thousands of cases are at risk” of being dropped due to too much time elapsing between charges being laid and an accused’s day in court. At that time, there were 17 fewer provincial court judges on the bench than in 2005 – a 12-per-cent decrease. B.C. is the only province in Canada where the number of sitting judges decreased over that period, despite a growing population, rising caseload and increased complexity of many trials. Coupled with inadequate numbers of Crown prosecutors, court clerks and sheriffs, the report said, the available court time to handle cases is down significantly and is unable to keep pace with the rising demand. In Surrey alone, the report said, it would take three more full-time judges hearing criminal trials for two years to reduce wait times to acceptable levels.

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ince those findings, there’s little sign of improvement. Six new judges have been appointed since October 2010, but others retired so the net increase is just two positions. Front-line prosecutors, lawyers and court staff believe that’s insufficient to stop the deterioration of the system. “The situation has gotten worse, undeniably,” said Samiran Lakshman, president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association. “It’s becoming more dire as the days go on.” Despite the extra judges, the number of adult criminal cases older than 18 months in the system climbed from just over 2,000 last fall to more than 2,100 by February 2011. See COMPLEX TRIALS / Page 20


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Complex trials: Use vast amount of resources From page 19 Trials aren’t just lined up far into the future but also stacked three and four deep on the same day – dates that Judge Webb called “hopelessly overbooked.” Staff shortages aren’t the only problem. Physical courtroom space is in short supply in many areas, a result of the government’s 2002 decision to close 24 courthouses, including ones in Delta, Burnaby, Hope, Maple Ridge and Squamish, increasing the load on neighbouring courts. Major criminal trials involving organized crime – such as the “Surrey Six” murders or the UN Gang prosecution – aren’t expected to

be lost to delay. But Lakshman warns time-intensive megatrials suck up vast amounts of resources for courts, police and prosecutors, leaving less

NEXT FRIDAY: Victims in Limbo time to dispense justice for more run-of-themill criminals. He argues any money saved by the province

Hiring: Freeze affecting staffing From page 19 “Courts are being delayed and justice is being delayed.” Over the past few years, Purdy says a hiring freeze has been invoked by the province, causing a 17-percent drop in the number of available sheriffs in B.C., from 520 to 430. Because of that, vacancies in court are being filled with corrections officers for extra security. In three separate courthouses in the Fraser Valley, where there are high-security gang trials being held, Purdy said they’ve had to bring in corrections officers to provide back-up in court. “They’re just getting by by the skin of their teeth,” Purdy said. “Delays in our already crowded courtrooms is a problem. They’re already backed up enough and adding to that is just an ongoing problem.” B.C.’s Criminal Justice Branch has since hired 24 auxiliary sheriffs, but Purdy said there will have to be more. Court cases are becoming more complicated and more dangerous, particularly with the number of accused gangster trials coming up. The union has been calling for metal detectors at each of the courtrooms, as is done in Alberta. Purdy also estimates another 50 to 100 sheriffs will be needed to keep court proceedings moving. That would require an annual investment of about $5 million. While there’s been no firm commitment, the fact judges are shutting down proceedings due to the absence of a sheriff has the government’s attention, Purdy said. “Nothing was done until we reached the critical point we’re in now.”

through justice system austerity is a false economy, considering the money blown bringing accused criminals to court but not quite to trial. Cases are being terminated after police have conducted a full investigation and submitted charge recommendations. After Crown has read the file and approved charges. After charges have been sworn in court. And after many appearances before a judge, prosecutor, clerk and sheriff – often with various witnesses waiting to testify. “It’s a complete waste of money,” Lakshman said. “It adds lunacy on top of a ridiculous situation.”

BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

Samiran Lakshman, spokesman for B.C.’s prosecutors, outside The Law Courts in downtown Vancouver.

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Ham Kumar 604-551-7500 1 HERE’S SOME REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE TALKING TO HAM Q 257 BANK FORECLOSURES Q 128 ESTATE SALES Q 47 LUC PROPERTIES Q 74 GROW-OP PROPERTIES

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+ #302, 12130 - 80 Avenue V Large 2 BR unit on upper floor V Insuite laundry, gas fireplace V 2 secured parking stalls, storage locker V Maintenance @ $245/mo, clubhouse, gym

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+ 11538 Surrey Rd., near school V Next to new subdivision V Storm sewer on street V Other services very close V Great deal, don’t miss!

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+ 12645 - 100 Ave. V Adorable 3 BR rancher V 7200 sf level lot V Very nice neighborhood V Near elementary school and bus

1 BEDROOM CONDO $137,900

1500 SQ. FT. 2 BED CONDO

Guildford, Brand new inside whole building Was a fire, 2 years ago completely redone, elevators, hallways, brand new inside suite. Last 2 listings last week lasted 1 hour. Sold at full price, rentals allowed. Hurry!

Gated Community! 45 years and over building. Huge enclosed patio, room for furniture and barbeque, ground floor! 138 St & 102 Ave. Walk to shopping & skytrain. Owner transferred. Only $229,900 Owner paid much more.

or 604-581-3838 email: richardbeaudry@shaw.ca Royal LePage Coronation Park • www.richardbeaudry.com

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4 BDRM BSMT HOME + 12562 Centre Drive, new roof V 4-5 bdrm home near elementary school V 60x120 level lot V Double windows, hardwood floors V Huge workshop, call today!

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REMODELED 1 BEDROOM Act fast on this cute updated ground floor condo. Laminate floors, fresh paint and an updated bathroom are just a few of the great features. Call now.

6 BEDROOMS 3000 square foot 3 level home in a great family neighbourhood. 4 bedrooms upstairs and 2 in the lower level. Nice open floor plan with large room sizes.

NEEDS FINISHING TOUCHES Attention, builders and renovators. This home is in the construction stage and is just framed inside. Great view lot and good floor plan awaiting your finishing ideas. Call for all the details

Call Dwayne 604-817-4578 For a virtual tour visit: www.jkcooper.com

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#411 - 9626 148th Street Beautiful 1082 sf PH w/2 bdrms + den & 2 baths in Hartford Woods near Guildford Mall. This gorgeous suite features great open floor plan, new maple hrdwd & tile floors, 1 yr old appls, vaulted ceilings, fan & gas f/p in LR, deck facing forest view, super oversized laundry rm w/extra BI storage space & wine fridge, 2 parking spots + more. Marketed by:

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Why The Leader?

This 3800 sqft home sits on a 4480 sq ft + lot with top notch finishing. Main floor features good size living room, dining, with big kitchen with beautiful cabinets and huge spice kitchen, and family room. Upstairs features 4 bdrms with 3 full baths. Bsmt features games rm and rec room with 2 bdrms kitchen and a bath. Excellent location. Make your move now.

TEAM DAVE VALLEE

Real Estate Professional Lisa Wainright knows how to get results. As a Fraser Heights Specialist, Lisa sells homes in one of Surrey’s most prestigious areas, often with multiple offers and sometimes at over the listed price. Lisa knows that it’s important to expose her latest listings to the largest number of potential buyers, which is why she chooses to advertise for listings in The Leader. “I get a great response from my Leader advertising,” says Lisa “and my vendors appreciate the fact that I’m advertising in their favourite paper.”

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$469,800

LISTINGS WANTED!

13919 Falkirk Drive

BEAR CREEK

Lot size 7200 sq ft LUC. Basement entry home, 5 bedrooms, 3 washrooms, basement has 2 bedrooms. In good condition. Must be seen to appreciate!

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Rancher Style Town Homes near White Rock Beach

ONLY 2EFT UNITS LE 2 IN PHAS

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

$382,900

Langley

Immaculate 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom Willoughby townhome at the Oaks. This newer home features large open plan kitchen, dining room & family room with gas fireplace. Powder room on main. 3 bedrooms up, master with ensuite. Basement features 4th bedroom or rec room with full bathroom and patio doors to large fenced back yard. Double garage, and low maintenance fees. Quiet complex. This is a must see.

Surrey

Clayton/Port Kells border. Immaculate updated executive home on 6.75 acres (not in ALR). Beautiful gated & secured property. Home features 2 storeys plus fully finished basement. Separate 36 x 26 metal welding shop plus finished studio up. Property on city water, fenced for horses etc. Zoning allows dog kennels, B&B etc. A wonderful unique property.

$1,680,000

$299,900 Walnut Grove, gated condo complex. Newer 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit overlooks courtyard. S/S appliances, granite counters, hardwood floors, open plan design with bedrooms at opposite sides of unit. Huge balcony. Bonus - 2 side by side parking, storage locker. Walk to shopping, recreation centre, cinema etc. Great location!

Langley

PJ Cheema

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NEW LISTING

604-603-9654

www.patriciaboscacci.com Sutton West Coast Realty

Shivani Cheema

Premier Realty

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Patricia Boscacci

604-825-4804

NEW LISTING

$989,000

$479,900

8522 - 171 ST.

8932 CRICHTON DR.

Spectacular home 5122 sq ft built on 12056 sq ft lot has 7 bdrms 8bathrms, hardwood floors in lvng and dining, high ceiling in fmly rm, maple kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, spice kitchen, master bdrm on the main, fully fnshed bsmt with media rm with wet bar and separate entry.

Beautiful home built on 7487 sq ft LUC lot in the heart of Bear Creek. 5 bdrms and 2 bath. Updated kitchen, bathroom, laminate flooring and paint. Close to schools, transit, skytrain and Bear Creek Park.

DELTA LUXURY $739,000

OPEN SAT 2-4

CUSTOM BEAUTY $599,000

We are excited to announce that phase 2 of Nuvo is now open! 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. Priced from the $300’s.

OPEN SAT 2-4

Don’t wait. Come check us out!

LIVE IN A PALACE $1,179,000 32 AVE

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13904 - 90 AVE. Ideal location in the heart of Bear Creek, close to SkyTrain, shopping and schools. Features 4 bdrms, 3 bathrms, includes master bdrm with ensuite. One bdrm and living rm in the bsmt, with double garage. New roof, windows and sundeck. Washroom updated. Large LUC lot 8140 sq ft.

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11506 - 96 AVE. 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.

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16433 - 86B AVE. 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.

152 ST

SPECTACULAR HOME $489,900

13111 - 88 AVE. 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.

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11653 - 88 AVE. 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.

31 AVE HWY 99

www.nuvoliving.ca Open Daily | Noon – 5pm 15405 31 Avenue, South Surrey TEL: 604 560 5029

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.

*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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Y A P ST E H W ET N

EASY ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND YOUR POCKETBOOK TOO 1 and 2 bedroom condominium homes from $199,900

MONTEROSSO Luxurious urban ats constructed to PowerSmart and BuiltGreenTM standards. Quartz Counters Stainless Appliances Gourmet Kitchens Spa Inspired Baths

All in an exceptional Fleetwood location.

604 596 8828 monterossohomes.com PRESENTATION CENTRE Daily 12 - 5pm (except Friday) 8727 160th Street, Surrey BC

DEVELOPED BY:

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26 Surrey/North Delta Leader Friday, March 18, 2011

SALUS CITYHOMES 2010 Finished Inventory Clearance Sale! Nothing like finished inventory to spark a great 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! Only 9 homes left! s

D models now SOLD OUT!

CALL TODAY OR DROP BY THE SALES CENTRE!

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

30=,>,:;*6(:; ;/0:0:4@:;69@¯ “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

PRESENTATION CENTRE OPEN

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EXCELLENT LOCATION IN THE SUNSHINE HILLS AND BOUNDARY PARK NEIGHBOURHOOD. *See sales team for details. Subject to changes without notice. This is not an offering for sale, any such offering can only be made with a disclosure statement. E.&O.E.

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FINAL PHASE OF SINGLE FAMILY HOMES

Experience Highgrove, a signature collection of only 20 three-andfour bedroom single family homes nestled beside a natural ravine park offering tranquil green space and a connection to nature. This is the final phase of single family homes at Provinceton, and an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

NOW SELLING FROM $559,900 (INCLUDES HST) DROP BY AND SEE OUR NEW SHOWHOME!

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An intimate enclave of just 15 traditional craftsman style townhomes, Charlton is nestled amongst protected woodlands and creeks in the final phase of Provinceton. This rural retreat offers a carefree, low maintenance lifestyle without compromise; designed for those looking for the very best that country life has to offer and easy access to modern conveniences. Most plans feature a master bedroom on the main floor.

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CLOVERDALE

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The boutique condominium residences at Ascend are all about taking that next step in life, in style! Contemporary 1 and 2 bedroom plans, each with gracious laminate hardwood  oors and fashion forward ďŹ xtures and ďŹ nishes exude a contemporary timelessness that is, above all, stylish.

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HOMES FROM

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? 3 GREAT REASONS TO BUY:

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10 homes under $500/month!

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It costs less to own than rent at Mirra! With some of the best prices in Surrey, stainless steel appliances, laminate flooring, and stone countertops come standard. Architecturally stunning, homes come in 8, 9, and over 11 feet ceilings with open kitchen floor plans. Nestled in a friendly walkable urban neighbourhood with all shopping and lifestyle needs, and minutes from transit. Your future lives here.

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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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Experience lifestyle 3 bedroom townhomes in the sought after Panorama neighbourhood. Visit our award winning display sq.ft. of living plus the rare side by side garage from just $419,900 including net HST or enjoy 1,509 sq.ft sq.ft. home with 1,865 sq.ft

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Enjoy maintenance free living so you can focus on more important things. SALES & MARKETING BY FIFTH AVENUE - 604 583 2212 *Prices and promotion of net HST included subject to change without notice. E.&O.E.


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Make Quattro your smart investment. Enjoy premium finishes like granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances without the premium prices. And living at Quattro means you can leave your car at home. The Gateway Skytrain Station gets you to Downtown Vancouver in just 35 minutes. Local amenities including Surrey’s new City Centre and Simon Fraser University Surrey Campus are just minutes away. Homes priced from $149,900. “We love our home because it’s close to shopping, public transportation, Simon Fraser University and only 35 minutes from Vancouver; we have everything we need at our doorstep! Location, workmanship and return on investment makes a Quattro home a secure choice.” - Davin and Danielle

114-10768 Whalley Boulevard, Surrey Open Daily Noon - 5pm (except Friday) Tel: 604.581.8000 Fax: 604.581.8820

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double, collecting 16 rebounds while scoring 13 points. SURREY’S TWO entries at the Wednesday against the W.J. B.C. Senior AAA High School Mouat Hawks, Fleetwood Park Basketball Championships have was edged 57-52. been knocked from championThe Dragons hung with ship contention. the Fraser Valley champions The Fleetwood Park Dragons throughout the contest, but and Tamanawis Wildcats both could not cut into a Hawks lead won their first round games which consistently remained Tuesday afternoon at the Langley between three and six points Events Centre, then lost a day throughout the second half. later in the round of 16 WednesW.J. Mouat trailed 19-18 after day morning. one quarter, went up 28-27 at the Both schools continued play half, and built the advantage to yesterday (Thursday), 38-35 at three-quarter seeking a pair of wins time. which would allow them Avi Grewal topped to play tomorrow (SaturFleetwood Park scorers day) for sixth place. with 17 points, a total Coming off an eighth that included three treys. place finish at the Fraser Harp Grewal netted a Valley championship dozen points, adding five tournament, Fleetwood assists five rebounds and Park edged the Kitsilano a pair of steals. Eldred Manjodh Dulay Gomez dominated the Blue Demons 65-64 in the tournament’s firstboards with 16 rebounds. ever game to be played in LanTamanawis, which defeated gley. Trailing 33-32 at half time, Fleetwood Park 76-57 in a playthe Dragons surged to a 51-46 off for seventh place at the Fraser lead after three quarters then Valley event, had no trouble hung on for the victory. posting a victory Tuesday, Avi Grewal was six-for-11 ripping the Mt. Baker Wild of from behind the three-point Cranbrook 71-41. After scoring line, and was perfect on four free just 25 points in the first half, throw attempts for a game-high the Wildcats poured in 29 in the 22 points. The six-foot-four third quarter, building a nineGrade 12 forward also had a pair point lead to 23 going into the of steals. final 10 minutes. Harp Grewal played all 40 All 15 Tamanawis players got minutes, just missing a triple on the floor, with six-foot-five double. The Grade 12 guard forward Gagan Sahota leading scored 13 points, grabbed eight the way with 20 points and five rebounds and had eight assists. rebounds, earning Player of the Manna Sahota had a double Game honours. Navjot Bains and

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Shivi Viria (6) of the Tamanawis Wildcats goes to the basket against the Mt. Baker Wild during the B.C. Senior AAA High School Basketball Tournament Tuesday at the Langley Events Centre. Tamanawis won 71-41. Ravjot Dhaliwal added 15 points handed the Wildcats a loss Grade 11 guard Manjodh apiece, Bains completing the Wednesday. The R.C. Palmer Dulay was the lone Tamanawis double double with 13 rebounds. Griffins outscored the Wildcats player scoring in double digits, The Lower Mainland zone in three of the four quarters in a hitting three treys in a 13-point champions from Richmond 62-44 victory. outing.

Hurricanes a surprise in cup play Three Surrey squads in Imperial Cup semifinal by Rick Kupchuk THEY FACE the very real possibility of being relegated out of the Vancouver Metro Soccer League’s Premier Division. But despite their 11th place standing and possible demotion to Division One for next season, the Punjab Hurricanes have not only reached the semifinal round of the Imperial Cup, they have also qualified for B.C. Soccer’s Provincial Cup tournament this spring. The Hurricanes stunned third-place Richmond FC 2-1 Saturday at Minoru Park. Ryan Dhillon scored the gamewinning goal on a breakaway with just a few minutes remaining, after taking a pass from Bobby Jhutty.

Jhutty was also part of the first Hurricanes goal, sending a pass to Amar Bains, who watched his shot deflect in off a Richmond defender to give the Surrey side a 1-0 lead five minutes before half time. The Hurricanes were one of three Surrey teams to advance to the semifinal round, as ICST Pegasus and Surrey United also won their quarterfinal matches last weekend. Pegasus stopped Westside FC 4-3 Friday night at Newton Athletic Park. Azad Palani and Omari Aldridge gave Pegasus a 2-0 lead before the game was 30 minutes old. Westside then tied the game, before Palani netted his second of the contest just prior to half time for a 3-2 Pegasus lead. Niko Marcina scored what would prove to be the winning goal in the 60th minute,

upping the difference to 4-2. Pegasus will face the Coquitlam MetroFord Wolves in a semifinal contest Sunday at 5 p.m. at Coquitlam Town Centre. The Surrey United Firefighters needed penalty kicks to get past the Sapperton Rovers 2-1 Saturday at Cloverdale Athletic Park. After a scoreless first half, United took the lead with a little more than 20 minutes to play when Angus Burke finished a cross from Rizal Ganief. Sapperton tied the contest with just minutes to play, and after a scoreless half hour of overtime, the two sides went to a shootout. United netminder Paul Shepherd made two saves in the tiebreakers, sending Surrey on to the next round. They will kick-off against the Punjab

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Hurricanes Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Cloverdale Athletic Park. Q ICST Pegasus did a huge favour for rival Surrey United Firefighters, edging the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Wolves 3-2 in a Premier Division contest last Wednesday (March 9) at Newton Athletic Park. The loss left the Wolves seven points back of Surrey with just two games to play, handing United a second consecutive Premier Division championship. Marcini and Palani staked Pegasus to a 2-0 lead in the first half, with Coquitlam getting one back just before the break. Marcini added his second goal on a penalty, one which became the winning goal when the Wolves pulled to within one in the 70th minute.


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pionship game. Other standouts during the tournament included Scott Karrasch, Bruce Reding, James Gemmel, Kris Grace and goalie Joe Skillen. “We are more than just a team we are a family that keeps growing,” said Philipe Bonnot, a player with the Eagles and the

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victory. David Roble earned POG honours, leading Regent Christian with 19 points. The Royals were never in their game against Pacific Christian Friday, falling behind by 20 points after one period in a 69-52 loss. Reke Ogbokor was the Regent Christian Player of the Game. Kabia earned the POG award in Regent Christian’s final game, a 58-48 loss to the St. John’s Eagles.

Another award for Cronin North Delta native Courtney Cronin earned her second consecutive Summit League Pitcher of the Week honour March 7. The award was the fifth of her career, and second this season for the third-year pitcher with the IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne) Mastodons. Cronin was 2-2 (won-lost) March 5-6, a 4-0 shutout against Iowa, her fourth of the season and 20th of her career. For the weekend, the right-hander started all four games, striking out 14 batters and giving up nine earned runs in 21.1 innings

of work for an ERA of 2.95, and holding her opponents to a .250 batting average.

Taylor honoured by BCWBA Surrey’s Peter Taylor has been named Coach of the Year by the B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Association (BCWBA). Taylor, now living in Australia, guided British Columbia’s provincial team to their fourth consecutive national championship last year, the sixth for B.C. with Taylor as head coach. “Peter is a truly a unique coach with an uncanny ability to motivate his players and get them prepared to perform at the best of their abilities in big games,” said the BCWBA.

SuperCamp at Tamanawis The Surrey Sharks are hosting a four-day Field Hockey SuperCamp March 28-31 at Tamanawis Field. The camp, operated by Total Field Hockey, will run from noon to 3 p.m. each day. More information is available at www. totalfieldhockey.com/ field-hockey-camps/ index.php


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Raiders eighth at B.C.’s Delview qualifies for provincials for first time by Rick Kupchuk IN THEIR first-ever appearance at the B.C. Senior AA boys high school basketball championships, the Delview Raiders won a pair of contests to place eighth in the 16-team field. The North Delta school capped a 2-2 (won-lost) run at the tournament with a 66-61 win over St. Michael’s. A double double from Alex Mihajilovic (11 rebounds, 10 points), paced the Raiders, who

also received a 15-point game from Dallas Sideris, 12 points from Lucien Bayer and 11 points from Spencer Maichin. The Raiders began the week with a 90-81 overtime win over the Sutherland Sabres Wednesday, with Pawanpreet Takhar getting the double double on 12 rebounds and 14 points. Mihajilovic with Elias Hasson each netted 18 points, with Bayer adding 15, which included a pair of treys. Delview was eliminated from championship contention in the

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Supporting schools WHEN RELATE CHURCH approached the Surrey School

District two years ago asking that the congregation adopt a school, they were told there were four schools in particular need and it would be impossible to pick just one. So the church decided to help all four. Relate was honoured by Surrey school trustees for their “extraordinary support of disadvantaged” students and their families. Since 2009, the church has helped vulnerable students at Old Yale Road, Forsyth Road, Hjorth Road and K.B. Woodward elementary schools. They’ve distributed 2,300 boxes of toys to needy families during the holiday season, collected 160 Christmas hampers and another 80 in the summer, knitted 1,000 mittens, scarves and hats and baked hundreds of cookies for kids and their families. Relate also hosts school barbecues and a weekly beforeschool breakfast and operates a clothing exchange program to provide jackets, shoes and other clothes to the four schools, plus three others.

Priced to move Jayde Wristen, 2, and her great-grandmother Maggie Moore check out items at the recent ‘Forced to Move’ sale at the Bridgeview Flea Market. The fundraiser was for the Burns Bog Conservation Society – the sale’s name alluding to the displaced wildlife in the wake of the South Fraser Perimeter Road’s construction. For more information about the society, visit www. burnsbog.org

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with a passion for the arts can bank on RBC to help them nurture it. The RBC Foundation announced funding of $40,000 toward the Surrey School District’s RBC Take P-Art proHarbans Grewall and Laurae gram. McNally. RBC’s Harbans Grewall, who presented the cheque to Surrey school board chair Laurae McNally, said RBC is proud to support an initiative that sparks the imagination and creativity of students. “Education and helping students succeed in school is our top priority. It’s an honour to play a small part in supporting this important program and the individuals who bring it to life.” Since 2005, the RBC Foundation has contributed $330,000 to Take P-Art, which provides 6,000 inner-city students in the district the opportunity to participate in artistic creation, event planning, back stage operations and the experience of watching and performing in a top-level theatrical event. Take P-Art kicked off with a performance by hip hop artists from local group Metaphor at the Bell theatre. Metaphor artists will now visit 10 schools, providing hands-on workshops to help students create their own hip hop music and raps that investigate issues of importance to them. The workshops will culminate in a performance by students, many of whom have never been in a professional theatre, at the Bell Centre for Performing Arts on April 21.

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urrey’s Frances Armstrong, Sunny Chan and Kitty Chan were among the top scholarship winners for their performances during the Langley Community Music School’s (LCMS) 25th annual music festival. More than $10,000 was awarded during the week-long event, which involved 143 students. Ninetyfive awards were presented to 72 students. “Frances, Sunny, and Kitty should be extremely proud of their efforts and artistry,” said Susan Magnusson, LCMS principal. “It takes hours of dedication and practice to prepare for a festival and these individuals have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to music.” Armstrong was awarded $850 for her piano performances at the festival. She won first place in the senior piano category, the Chopin award and the

Sunny and Kitty Chan (left) and Frances Armstrong (above) perform at the Langley Community Music School’s music festival.

Mathew D. Johnston Memorial award. Armstrong studies with LCMS faculty member Alan Crane. Violinist Sunny Chan and pianist Kitty Chan won a combined total of $1,025. They shared the Iris Severide Memorial Award and the Friends of LCMS Award for their performance of Beethoven’s Sonata in C Minor. Sunny Chan also won the Iris Preston Award

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for his first place performance in the senior violin class. “This brother and sister have already accomplished so much musically,” said Magnusson. “Sunny was a finalist for the 2011 You Tube Orchestra, and last summer was one of the youngest participants in the National Youth Orchestra.” For more information, visit www. langleymusic.com


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She moved to Canada after meeting SFU WHERE VIDEO game professor Jim Bizzochi’s players focus when they SIAT team at the Digital look at gaming screens Games Research Assoand other physical and ciation annual conferemotional cues are ence in Vancouver. She among nuances helping entered SFU’s master’s Simon Fraser Universiprogram in 2006 and has ty’s Veronica Zammitto, since completed it, and a cognitive psychologist, is currently a doctoral to improve game design. student. The Argentinian-born Her interest in video Zammitto, a graduate games grew during her student in SFU Surrey’s Simon Fraser University’s Veronica Zammitto, studies at the University School for Interactive of Belgrano in Buenos a cognitive psychologist, is working to Arts and Technology Aries. “One of my favorimprove video game design. (SIAT), works part time ites was StarCraft, which for video game giant I continue playing today Electronic Arts. in its newer version ers using a variety of techniques, Zammitto uses eye-tracking StarCraft 2,” she says. including eye-tracking and anatechnology to measure where As video games become more lyzing signals from facial muscle people look when they play to sophisticated there are nuances activity, and measuring the gather information that helps electrical conductivity of the skin only visible to psychologists, she game designers decide where to says. (measurements that correlate place game elements – details “These games are usually so with emotional arousal) as well that keep the play flowing. She well built but from a psychoas heart rate,” she explains. also studies emotions and mealogical perspective there may be Zammitto works for EA sures levels of stress or excitethrough the federal government’s small tweaks that can make them ment, factors that can influence that much more enjoyable and MITACS program, which funds game appeal or turn-off. easier to play,” says Zammitto. connections between academia “My role is to study game play- and industry. newsroom@surreyleader.com

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or you may fear that the request will be denied but unless you make your request clearly and to the point, the doctor may never know the circumstances you’re facing and/or beliefs that you may hold. The best way to get your or the care recipients’ needs met is simply to ask for it openly. Be clear about what you want to say and what it is that you’re asking for. Some other tips that may assist you in overcoming communication difficulties include: • Take a notebook with you to the appointment so you can make notes and ensure that you have an up-to-date list of all the medications the care receiver’s taking. • Write your questions down so you won’t forget them. List any concerns you may have. • Ask for an appointment that includes extra time to allow the doctor to answer your questions so you don’t feel hurried. • Educate yourself about your loved one’s disease or disability. With all the information on the Internet it is easier than ever before to be informed, but make sure that you’re using a credible website as there can be sites with incorrect or outdated information. • Recognize that not all questions have answers – especially those beginning with “why.” • If the health professional is using technical terms you don’t understand or you are not sure of the meaning, ask them to clarify. • Always clarify any of the health professionals’ instructions until you’re satisfied that you’ve understood exactly what they’ve said and that you’ve also been understood. This could include paraphrasing what you’ve heard in your own words. • Appreciate what the doctor is doing to help and say thank you from time to time. Jas Cheema is a caregiving support coordinator at the White Rock, Surrey Comeshare Society. She can be contacted at 604-531-9400 or jcheema@comeshare. ca


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CHILDREN The George Mackie Library (8440 112 St.) is hosting two Spring Break events for kids. Magician Matthew Johnson will focus on hocus pocus on March 22 from 10:30-11:15 a.m. and OWL (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) will bring raptors up close on March 29 from 10:30-11:15 a.m. For more information, call 604-594-8155.

Play with a steamer trunk full of costumes, props and artifacts at the Surrey Museum’s Spring Break Family Play Camp. Explore the history of performance by creating masks, puppets and plays – a different activity each day. Camps take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays to Fridays from March 22-25 and March 29 to April 1 at 17710 56A Ave. Drop-in, by donation. For more information, call 604-5926956.

CULTURE The Ukrainian Women’s Association - Surrey Branch is hosting a pysanka (Easter egg) workshop from 6:45-9 p.m. on March 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 604596-2048.

Bhangra’s long history started in the Punjab and has spread all over the world. See its unique musical instruments, photographs and beautiful costumes in an exploration of the musical traditions and contemporary forms of South Asian Bhangra until July 3 at the Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave. For more information, call 604-592-6956 or visit www. surrey.ca/heritage

DANCE An event called Dance, Mix and Mingle If You Are Single takes place March 24 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Elks Hall, 1469 George St. in White Rock. Music by Brian Malo. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 604-538-4016 or email whiterockelks431@shaw.ca

A night of swing dancing takes place March 24 from 7-11 p.m. at Sullivan Hall, 6306 152 St. Beginner dance lesson at 7:30 p.m., and DJ’d social swing dancing from 8:30 p.m. on. Come alone or with a partner. The cost is $8 or $5 for carpoolers and students. All proceeds will go to Team in Training and Beacon Hill Academy. For more information, call Shannon Witt at 604-671-1719 or email wittyshannon@msn. com

DATEBOOK Submissions for Datebook should be posted at www.surreyleader.com Click Calendar. Datebook runs in print on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Tickets are $11. Tickets can be purchased at the box office (604-501-5566 or https://tickets.surrey.

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ca) or through Films of Fire Productions at 604-2882528.

Audition notice: Needed are a 30s male with a German accent, a 50s/60s

male with a Slavic accent and a 30s female with a British accent. This is a paying, non-union contract that runs July 18 to Aug. 28 and Sept. 18-24 with possible extra dates to be announced. Daytime rehearsals. Auditions, by appointment only, will take place March 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the

Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Ave. This will be a cold read. Callbacks will be on April 2 from 6-9 p.m. For more information, email ellie@rctheatreco.com

The Vaudevillians are looking for stage performers. Call Pat or Jim Trimble at 604-541-9591.

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In order to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last week, Tzu Chi Foundation Canada has is launching a fundraising initiative to help out. Tzu Chi volunteers will be at the two Surrey T&T Supermarkets at Central City and 152 Street and 100 Avenue on March 18-20 and March 25-27 to accept donations of cash or cheques. For more information, visit http:// en.tzuchi.ca

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EVENTS The Universal Cultural Society of Canada invites you to their fifth Holi celebration on March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Vedic Hindu Cultural Society, 8321 140 St. There will be live entertainment and free food stalls.

INFORMATION Success Surrey Service Centre’s next employment workshop takes place March 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at #206, 10090 152 St. The topic: Understand your pay cheque and your entitlement on your tax return. Discussed will be IE, CPP, the payroll deduction calculator, RSP/ RSSP, Tax Free Savings Plan, employment expenses, selfemployment tax credit and child care tax benefits. To register, call 604-588-6869.

THEATRE Mani Amar’s latest film, Footsteps Into Gangland, will be shown March 21-23 at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.) Show times are 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

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Stobbe is an active solo performer, teacher, and chamber director and was a founding member of the Borealis String Quartet. At Saturday’s concert, he will be performing with seven of the most

advanced cello students in the Fraser Valley. “It is a rare experience for audience to see an ensemble of eight cellists on the stage,” said Stobbe. Stobbe has arranged most of the repertoire

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Dr. Ron Kenoly LIVE IN CONCERT Becky McMahon and Wendy Mould will be artists in residence at the Newton Cultural Centre beginning March 22. EVAN SEAL / THE LEADER

Pair of artists in residence at Newton gallery Public welcome to drop in on Tuesday mornings by Sheila Reynolds AWARD-WINNING artists Wendy Mould and Becky

McMahon are the latest artists to take up residency in the Newton Cultural Centre. Beginning March 22, the pair will be available every week for demonstrations, talk critiques, or advice. While McMahon’s tranquil florals, engaging birds and dramatic landscapes show her love of Oriental brush painting, Mould draws realistic, narrative pictures of birds and animals in graphite and watercolor – her work grounded in nature.

The artists will be available at the cultural centre every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. They join writers in residence Ellie King and Ed Griffin, who have been working at the centre since January. For more information contact McMahon at triskeltree@aol.com or 604-585-7840, or Mould at artbywendy@shaw.ca or 604-583-4538 To see McMahon’s work, visit www.triskeltreecreations.com and for Mould’s go to www.artbywendy. com. The Newton Cultural Center is located at 13530 72 Ave.

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Dalannah Gail Bowen and fresh originals such as My Blues Keep Bringing Me Home. Opening for Bowen will be local guitaristvocalist Jason Buie. Tickets ($15) are available at the Surrey Arts Centre (tickets. surrey.ca). For more information, visit www.whiterockblues.com

Audition for a farce Play scheduled to come to Surrey stage this summer ROYAL CANADIAN Theatre Company director Ellie King will be holding auditions for several roles in the upcoming summer stock farce A Bed Full of Foreigners, by Dave Freeman, later this month and in April at Newton Cultural Centre. The play, scheduled for July 18 to Aug. 28 and Sept. 18-24, is a paying, non-union production, which requires daytime rehearsals. Needed are a male in his 30s (German accent), a male in his 50s or 60s (generic Slavic accent) and a female in her 30s (British accent). Accents must be professional standard and auditions (March 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; call backs April 2, 6-9 p.m.) are by appointment only. For more information, contact King at ellie@ rctheatreco.com

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…Tweet, tweet. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. Real estate marketer/branding specialist David Allison talks to a GVHBA U40 gathering about himself and how to best use social media… [ 3 ]

Vancouver leads housing markets as home sales increase in B.C. Cameron Muir. Residential sales in the province “Elevated sales activity in Vancouclimbed five per cent in February from ver’s pricier communities has pushed January 2011 on a seasonally adjusted average home prices higher than marbasis, reports the British Columbia Real ket conditions would suggest.” Estate Association. Compared to February 2010, Compared to February the average MLS residential 2010, Multiple Listing Service price in Vancouver has climbed residential unit sales increased more than 19 per cent, whereas eight per cent to 6,410 units the benchmark, or typical and the average MLS residenhome price has increased a tial price rose 18 per cent to more modest four per cent, the $587,571 in February compared Cameron Muir BCREA says. to the same month last year. Year-to-date, B.C. residential “The surge in consumer sales dollar volume increased 15 per demand in Metro Vancouver contincent to $6.03 billion compared to the ues to propel the provincial statistics same period last year. higher,” says BCREA chief economist

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Surrey is B.C.’s fastest-growing municipality, with a population that is expected to outnumber Vancouver’s within the next 10 to 20 years. Finding a brand-new home that is close to all amenities and major transportation routes while remaining removed from it all may seem an impossibility in such an expanding city, but it is possible at Madison. Build by Lakewood Management, SEE PAGE 2... a local company with more than 40 years experience in the construction industry, Madison features new townhomes near 64 Avenue FEATURE and 144 Street in Surrey. Ranging in size from 1,423 to more than 1,500 square feet, the stylish townhomes are offered in a variety of floorplans in two designer-co-ordinated colour schemes, each designed to maximize the living space while allowing as much natural light inside as possible. A park and the Bell Centre for Performing Arts are both just across the street; the Newton Wave Pool is a short bike ride away and the Canada-U.S. border is an easy drive. Ken Hoyt, a Lakewood sales representative who has been working with the company for 25 years, says the homes speak for themselves. “Lakewood is a high-quality builder and the homes are quality-built,” Hoyt says. “There’s a lot of attention to detail. (Homebuyers) love the location, the price, the quality and the style of these homes.” All Madison homes come with two-car garages

Lakewood’s Madison offers new homes in a great location.

as well as patio and/or porch space; some floorplans have garden-level patios. Architecturally, the homes are a mix of contemporary with traditional, with homes featuring nine-foot ceilings, large windows and mood-adjustable fireplaces. Open-plan kitchens feature granite countertops, full-height ceramic tile backsplashes and a continued on page 2

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Make mine Madison

Homebuyers line up Saturday.

Buyers line up at Kinfield Rainy spring weather couldn’t keep potential homebuyers away from a Polygon Homes development on the weekend. Despite the soggy forecast, excited new-home buyers lined up for a chance to purchase one of Polygon’s new townhomes at Kinfield, located in the masterplanned community of Westerleigh in West Abbotsford. Polygon notes that this was the first time the B.C.-owned-and-operated company has attempted a launch in Abbotsford, and “the response was overwhelming.” “We were excited to be introducing Kinfield to the market as our company had been looking for a large-scale development opportunity in Abbotsford for a considerable amount of time,” says Polygon president and CEO Neil Chrystal. Kinfield features affordable two- and three-bedroom townhomes designed in a charming Arts and Crafts style on the exterior, while more contemporary interiors are bright, open and welcoming. “These homes are designed to appeal to first-time buyers and young families looking for good value and that is exactly who we saw on the weekend with 21 homes sold on opening day,” Chrystal says. Kinfield is the first collection of townhomes in Westerleigh; when complete, the master-planned community will comprise more than 550 new homes, a new community park, trails and Club West, a residents-only clubhouse featuring 9,800 square feet of resort-style amenities. Homes in the new neighbourhood start from $259,900.

Podmore awarded A well-known Vancouver real estate industry magnate has been recognized by a local magazine as B.C.’s Residential Construction Person of the Year. David Podmore, chairman and CEO of Concert Properties, won the honour for 2010. With more than 30 years experience in the real estate business, Podmore co-founded Concert Properties with Jack Poole, the notable Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games chair, in 1989. “I just love the residential development business. And, in B.C., we have the best industry in the country,” Podmore said in a BC Homes Magazine – the publication behind the annual awards – release. Podmore will be honoured by his colleagues at an awards luncheon in Vancouver on April 8.

Homes at Madison are designed to offer plenty of space in open, airy floorplans that let plenty of natural light inside.

…off the front: “You’re so close to everything here. Everything is handy ... the homes are quality-built. There’s a lot of attention to detail." Ken Hoyt, Lakewood Management continued from page 1

stainless steel appliance package. Ensuite bathrooms have double sinks, more granite countertops and designer faucets, while designer lighting fixtures and a high-efficiency gas-forced-air heating system round out just some of the highlights of all Madison homes, no matter what floorplan. The location is a huge attraction for many of the families purchasing Madison homes, Hoyt notes. “You’re so close to everything here. Everything is handy,” he says. Local parks, the Newton Community Rec Centre, the Newton Arena and the Tong Louie YMCA are all nearby, along with a family golf centre. The shops, businesses and recreation offered in South Surrey and White Rock – not to mention Crescent Beach, White Rock Beach, Blackie Spit, Mud Bay, South Surrey Athletic Park and the Serpentine Wildlife Management area – are also close (about a 10 minute drive). Homes are priced starting in the $300,000s. Visit www.madisonhome.ca for more information. Lakewood’s Madison features granite countertops and stainless steel appliances as well as patios and two-car garages in every home.

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Allison talks social media at U40 event TRICIA LESLIE

David Allison remembers when he was the boss who banned Facebook in the workplace. But he – like many others – soon realized it was futile to fight the evolution of social media and other Internet tools, and embraced the online revolution. “Now, in the Monday morning meetings, you get in trouble if you’re not tweeting enough,” he said to a group of young professionals at Friday’s Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association “I think we’re U40 mentorship breakfast. “I remember when we got at a time our first fax machine at work now that is ... but the way people tell stobigger than the Gutenberg ries is changing. I think video is the new text.” Press or the Allison, who is president Internet. I and co-founder of Braun/ think we’re on Allison Inc. – a Vancouverthe edge of a based real estate development cliff here.” branding and communications company – said that in this day and age of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and QR codes, it is that much easier to be findable, which is crucial for any business’s success. While Allison admitted it can be hard to limit the time spent online to update social media, he added with focus, it can be done. “I probably spend 30 minutes a day, at most. It doesn’t take as long as you think,” he said. The key to using social media is not necessarily to promote a business or a development or sales, Allison noted. “The goal with social media should always

Braun/Allison president and co-founder David Allison speaks at a Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association U40 (under-40) mentorship breakfast at the Vancouver Club. Martin Knowles photos

be, ‘How can I make my customers’ lives better?” he said. “Just start talking. And be excited. Be passionate. If you own a bike store, don’t be passionate about bikes. Be passionate about biking. Build a movement and look at (social media) as a tool.” Braun, who earned a degree in journalism, has been in the business of providing strategic and creative services since the early 1980s, and has worked throughout Canada, from Winnipeg to Calgary. He started his own company in 1992 and, after 12 years as a consultant working for the

largest advertising and marketing firms in Western Canada, Allison joined forces with Marcus Braun in January 2005 to form Braun/ Allison Inc. Allison said he loves waking up every day to do a job he loves, and encouraged everyone to do the same; find a career they can be enthusiastic about, and let that excitement show in all forms of social media. He noted the Gutenberg Press revolutionized how people were able to share information in the 1400s, then the Internet did the same thing upon its inception. “I think we’re at a time now that is bigger

than the Gutenberg Press or the Internet. I think we’re on the edge of a cliff here,” Allison said. The old method for business was for company bigwigs to sit around a conference table, decide what they should tell people to buy, then purchase a newspaper ad telling them to buy that product. Today – especially since consumers are much more educated than ever before, thanks to the Internet – companies are having conversations with the consumer, instead of lecturing them and telling them what to do. “Now, companies are listening to what people are saying they want,” Allison said. “It’s no longer, ‘How do I make a buck?’ Now, it’s ‘How do I make a buck and make peoples’ better?’” As for advertising, Allison emphasized that “you’ve got to do both” print and online, and noted a recent Ipsos-Reid poll shows newspaper ads are “by far, still number one” as to where people will look for real estate-related information. The only thing that’s changed is the content in the ads, he said. In the ‘old days’ the newspaper ad would be chock-full of all the information the reader might need. “Now, all you’re trying to do is get them to go to your website,” he said.

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42 KITTSON, Dorothy Margaret (Dot) nee WARNER Dec. 9, 1924 - March 6, 2011 Dorothy passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of March 6th, 2011. She will be deeply missed by family, friends and sister Jean Armstrong. Dot was active in square dancing becoming Ambassador for BC along with husband Ted. She had a love of traveling and visited such places as Holland, Australia, New Zealand, England and Hawaii making many friends as she went. Dot leaves behind husband Ted, son Bob (Fran), daughter Leslie (Ray), grandchildren Brad (Paula), Chris, Kelly, Eddie, Jessica, great grandchildren Josh & Holly. Many thanks to all the staff in the Camellia Court at the Northcrest Care Center for caring and making her days a little bit brighter. Rest in Peace.

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LICENSED FAMILY DAYCARE infant, toddlers, P/T F/T. 101 & 177A St. Fraser Heights area. 604-5802266 or 604-349-3540 SUSAN’S NANNY AGENCY accepting resumes for Childcare, Housekeeping, Elderly care 5 F/T nannies w/cars looking for work, avail now. F/T L/O. Special needs: F/T L/O, 3 children; P/T 3 days/wk. Avail 3 L/I Filipino & 2 L/I European. Male care aide looking for live-in position. Fax 604-538-2636/Ph 538-2624

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Circle time, field trips, music & gym program, preschool activities & snacks. Ages 1 - 4.

Near Surrey Centre Open 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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ACCOUNTING/ BOOKKEEPING P/T Bookkeeper / Payroll Manager

Nursing home requires experienced bookkeeping / accounting professional to do staff payroll, accounts payable, and resident accounts. Experience with collective agreements, Payworks and Quickbooks programs desirable. Please respond in confidence to Connie@trilliumcare.ca or drop off resume at Bevan Lodge 33386 Bevan Ave., Abbotsford.

108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES LOOKING for a bold focused & passionate P/T business partner. 2nd language an asset 604-581-3826

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21st CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 Tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! Sunday, MARCH 20, 10am-3pm Croation Cultural Centre 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Info: 604-980-3159. Admission $4.

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DAYCARE available in Cloverdale area. Transp to & from school. 14 yrs exp. Ref’s avail. 604-574-9977.

CHILDCARE Required. Our home. 2 toddlers. Must have valid class 5 D.L. & vehicle. 604-582-5063

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LOST: MAN’S GOLD ID bracelet, March 8. Please call 604-587-0033.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS wanted with experience. (Pony & Transfer). Fax resumes to: 604-856-9172 or for info call: 604-807-4040. MICKY TRANSPORT Ltd., Surrey B.C. req’s a TRANSPORT SUPERVISOR, Minimum 3 years exp. as a driver required. Ability to schedule and supervise drivers, resolve work problems, train staff and prepare reports required. $20/hr and 40hrs/week. Send resumes to: 18663-52 Ave., Suite 103, Surrey, British Columbia V3S 8E5, Fax: (604) 574-9775

For car accident that happened about 1:15 pm on February 14, 2011 at 88th Ave. and 124 St intersection. Between grey Mazda 3 and red Accura.

FOUND - CAT: young adult male tabby cat, bcclassified.com unique 7 toes on front, found Mar 11th, 124/102 Ave. Pls ph: (604)312-0733.

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Black Press, a leading printer and publisher of more than 100 award-winning community newspapers and other publications through North America, is looking for a Divisional Controller, to be located in our central accounting office in Abbotsford. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, you will be part of a team responsible for managing the overall financial operations of a Black Press division. Specifically you will: • Prepare and analyze accurate and timely financial statements, supporting financial information and management reports • Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations • Prepare variance analysis to budget and prior year • Manage the accounting for press inventories, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll for that division • Update and improve accounting processes and policies • Provide prompt and accurate information to queries from management, auditors and both internal and external customers • Learn in detail the proprietary press billing and quoting system that is currently used at the Calgary Press Centre and manage the conversion of other BC and Alberta press centres to this system • Work with discretion regarding sensitive and confidential information • Understand, guide and implement effective internal controls • Ensure GAAP are being adhered to appropriately Requirements: • Professional Accounting Designation (CA or CGA) with at least one year’s experience after completing their designation • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently • Advanced working knowledge of Excel and strong database skills • Ability to adapt to and learn new software • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments, key external stakeholders • Excellent time and project management skills • Attention to detail in all areas of work • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures • Motivated individual with proven initiative. This is a full-time position with a competitive compensation and benefits package. Qualified applicants should send a resume and covering letter by March 23, 2011 to: Frank Hanson, CA Black Press Group Ltd. 34375 Gladys Avenue, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 2H5 E-mail: fhanson@blackpress.ca We thank all those who are interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING CLASS 1-COMPANY & OWNER OPERATORS Surrey Terminal

Van Kam Freightways’ group of companies requires Class 1 Company Drivers and Owner Operators to be based out of our Surrey Terminal. Qualified linehaul drivers with winter and mountain driving exp. Above average rates, and an excellent benefits. Send a detailed resume and current driver’s abstract. (For owner operators, provide details of your truck) to: careers@vankam.com or fax, 604-587-9889 Van Kam is committed to Employment Equity and Environmental Responsibility.

Thank you for your interest however only those of interest to us will be contacted.

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MICKY TRANSPORT Ltd., Surrey B.C. requires LONG HAUL TRUCK DRIVERS. Class 1 Driver’s license required. Ability to maintain equipment, log book, inspection reports etc. $23.50/hr, 50hrs/week. Send resumes: 18663-52 Ave., Suite 103, Surrey, British Columbia V3S 8E5 Fax: (604) 574-9775 bcclassified.com MERCHANDISE: Antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods & electronics, to parakeets & pet supplies, if it’s considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here.

TRUCK DRIVER WITH CLASS 1 & AIR WANTED Required to do deliveries within BC, WA & AB. Will rotate between various routes. Home every weekend regardless of routes. Must be mature and selfmotivated. Previous experience necessary. Start immediately!

$20/hr. Plus Mileage, Bonuses & Full Benefits. E-mail resume: dwoo@fuchs.com or Fax: 604-888-1145 Fuchs Lubricants, Langley BC

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CARRIERS NEEDED IN SURREY, NORTH DELTA AND CLOVERDALE Please Call

604-575-5342

UPCOMING AVAILABLE ROUTES Sub Carriers Also Needed

CARRIERS NEEDED in North Delta & Surrey Areas ROUTE# PAPERS AREA DESCRIPTION 1-01 1-02 1-05 1-13 2-05 2-12 2-14 2-15 2-18 4-04 5-09 8-02 8-07 9-17 9-22 12-12 12-16 16-07 16-11 16-23 17-17 20-16 23-02 24-02 24-03 24-04 24-05 24-08 24-11 29-12

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Blake Dr - 112 St, 72 Ave 114A St - 116 St, Cory Dr - 72 Ave Westview Dr - Huff Bvld,Westview Pl - Southridge Rd. Nicholson Rd - Wade Rd, Staples Cres - Baker Rd 113A St - 115 St - 77 Ave - 80 Ave Garfield Dr - Muston Pl,Warwick Rd - Crawford Dr 112 St - Blake Dr, 72 Ave - 73A Ave 112 St - Fairfield Pl, 72 Ave - Glenbrook Pl Priory Pl - Malton Dr, Minster Dr - 74A Ave Lyon Rd - Hamlin Dr, Cherry Ln - Stoney Cres Santa Monica Dr - Santa Monica Pl,Wiltshire Bvld Collings Way - Norum Rd, River Rd - Norum Cres Dunlop Rd - River Rd,Terrance Dr - Delcrest Dr 155 St - 156 St, 78 Ave - 79A Ave Rural Route; 152 St, 65 Ave - 72 Ave 180 St - 182 St, 58 Ave - 59A Ave 184 St - 186 St, 53A Ave - Hwy 10 (56 Ave) 148A St - 152 St, 84 Ave - 85A Ave 149 St - 151 St, 81B Ave - 84 Ave 144 St - 146 St, 80B Ave - 82A Ave 140 St - 142B St, 82A Ave - 84B Ave 128 St - 130 St, 64 Ave - 65 Ave 112132 St - 134 St,Tulsey Cres E - 87B Ave 121 St - 124 St, 100A Ave - 103A Ave 127 St - 128 St, 104 Ave - 107A Ave 123A St - 125 St, 102 Ave - 104 Ave 125 St - 127 St, 101 Ave - 104 Ave 126 St - 128 St, 102 Ave - 104 Ave 123A St - 126 St, 99 Ave - 100 Ave 124A St - 127B St, 98 Ave - 99 Ave 148 St - 150 St, 88 Ave - 90 Ave 41 177 St - 178 St, 100A Ave - 102 Ave

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HELP WANTED FOOD & OTHER PRODUCT IN-STORE SAMPLERS

2 DAY FORKLIFT WEEKEND COURSE

Need To Get Out Of The House, Talk To People & Create Extra Income?

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HELP WANTED

604.581.0101 www.bccollegeofoptics.ca

JMP Marketing Services, BC’s most reliable demo company since 1979.

or by email: unitran_hrdept@yahoo.ca or by fax: (604) 574-9318

LOG TRUCK mechanic for Kurt Leroy Trucking LTD. Welding an asset. Ben. inc. To start immed. Campbell River. Fax resume to 250-287-9914.

HEAVY DUTY Mechanics required for busy Coastal Logging company on Northern Vancouver Island. Must have extensive mechanical experience, certification an asset. Above industry average (wages), plus excellent benefit program. Fax or email resume to: 250-956-4888 or office@lemare.ca. Helper Req’d Salary: $ 10/hr. Duties: Wash/peel/cut meat; wash work tables; clear kitchen garbage containers; clean the dishes; store supplies in coolers; sweep floors. Punjabi an asset. Contact: Mr. Gurwinder Email:gurwinderbains60@yahoo.ca Phone: 604-617-1375 Location: Surrey, BC Not in School? Need a Job? Interested in the Environment? Must be 15-30 yrs old and available for F/T employment. Gain work experience and free skills training. Outdoor work. No exp. required. April start, 6 month prgm. $8 p/hr + completion bonus. Call LEPS 604.532.3518 www.leps.bc.ca

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BC College Of Optics

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FOSTER/SOCIAL CARE

Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door.

FRUITICANA # 8 9196-160 St. Surrey, requires store supervisor. Should have ability to supervise the work of sales clerks, cashiers and stockers. Maintain inventory, prepare sales reports and also train new workers. Salary $14/hr. Minimum work 40/hrs. week. Work in rotating shifts. Should be fluent in English and Punjabi. Send resume to: 604-800-0465. No phone calls please.

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

DRIVERS/COURIER/ TRUCKING

SHOP HELPER

Surrey metal fabrication shop requires energetic persons for general shop labour. Involves some heavy lifting. No experience required. $12.60 per hour to start, $14.00 per hour after 30 days worked. Opportunities for training and advancement after 6 months. Full time position. Complete benefit package. Hours of shift are 7:00am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday

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Our Langley BC Operations have full-time opportunities for...

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AADMI GROUP DBA Canada Washworld Inc. is hiring 2 F/T CAR WASH ATTENDANTS. Duties include washing, vaccum & detailing cars and vans. On job training will be provided but experience is asset. Salary would be $14.25/hour with 40 hours/week plus benefits. Interested applicants may email resume to: hiring@washworld.ca CANADA LUBEWORLD dba Great Canadian Oil Change in Surrey is hiring 2 F/T LUBE TECHNICIANS. Experience is not required but applicants with experience preferred. Duties include engine oil and filter change, replacing all vital fluids of car, replacements of headlights, taillights , wiper blades and inspection of vehicle etc. Salary would be $14.70/hour with 40 hours/week. Applicants may email resumes to: hiring@lubeworld.ca

CDA WANTED Great patients! Great team! Permanent position, 4 days/week (MonThurs). Exan computer system, digital radiography, laser, preventive, cosmetic, surgical and implant dental assisting experience is an asset. Please submit your resume to: Dr. Jolene Benham at Alderlea Dental Health Centre, 11-301 Festubert Street, Duncan, BC V9L 3T1 250-748-1842 (day) 250-715-1837 (evening) Fax: 250-748-9868 Email: dalrae@shaw.ca CONCRETE PLACERS & Helpers req’d. Transportaton provided. Call 604-897-7461.

CUSTOMER SERVICE No Associated Fees Enjoy this unique and interesting position and the associated training. Are you interested in providing feedback to a Fortune 50 company specific to store conditions and service levels? Hourly rate for driving time, observation time, report time applies. Mileage reimbursed based on distance associated with assignments. For additional information and to submit an on line application visit: https://qualityshopper.org No Associated Fees FLAGGERS NEEDED If not certified, training available for a fee. Call 604-575-3944

FULL-TIME CERTIFIED Heavy Duty Mechanic required by Bailey Western Star & Freightliner. Experience in service & repair of trucks, trailers & equipment. Fax resume to 250-286-0753 or email: employment@baileywesternstar.com

Respite Caregivers

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

F/T TIME KITCHEN HELP required for Fijian Restaurant. Must be able to make roti. Phone (604)951-8488.

5225 192nd Street, Surrey B.C.

Green Lettuce Restaurant Seeks one COOK specializing in Indian Style Chinese Cuisine for Permanent Full time position. $17/hour. Must have minimum 3 yrs experience. Knowledge in Chinese or Hindi an asset.

no phone calls please

STOCK PERSON & CASHIER Req.

Apply in person between 12 am to 5 pm or mail resume to: #112, 6350 - 120 Street, Surrey, BC, V3X 3K1

Part-Time for Calvin’s Farm Market Apply in person: 6477-120 St. N. Delta WELDERS & APPRENTICE WELDERS 2011 retirement of employees has created opportunities at TIDY TANKS LTD. Langley BC. We are currently recruiting Fulltime Welders and Apprentice Welders. Fax resume 604.534.5814 or e-mail: jacquie@tidytanks.com We thank all applicants however only those considered for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

EDUCATION

JOBS

Proven turn key franchise opportunity

HOME CARE/SUPPORT

PLEA Community Services Society is looking for individuals and families who can provide respite care in their homes for youth aged 12 to 18, who are attending a recovery program for alcohol and/or drug addiction. Qualified applicants must be available on weekends and have a home that can accommodate one to two youth and meet all safety requirements. Training and support is provided. If interested, please call a member of our Family Recruiting Team at:

Apply in person at: Unitran Manufacturers Ltd.

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REQ’D F/T Live-in-Caregiver w/exp. to look after kids; supervision of kid’s activities; taking care of general hygiene; Knowledge of English. Contact Raj @PH#: 604-889-0410 Email: rajmehan1980@yahoo.com Location: Surrey, BC

Try a part-time job 4-8 days a month as a Product Demonstrator! Great for Seniors, Retirees & Mature Adults! Do you enjoy talking to people & know how to do basic cooking? This job is for you and is perfect for men & women. Must be available on both Fri & Sat from 11-5 or 12-6 (& some Sun). Requirements: As a Freelance Contractor, you must be a gogetter able to work on your own, be able to carry medium weight equipment into stores & own a car. Must be well groomed, be bondable & fully fluent in English. Pay starts at $10/hr. All day training provided in N. Burnaby. Call JMP Marketing at 604-294-3424, local 30.

Every Saturday at 8:30am #215, 19358-96 Ave. Surrey NO reservations: 604-888-3008 www.dgscanada.ca Ask about our other Courses... *Stand up Reach *Fall Protection *Aerial Lift *RoughTerrain Forklift *Bobcat *WHMIS & much more. “Preferred by Employers

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

KING GEORGE PIZZA in Surrey is hiring 1 F/T food counter attendant. Experience is not required but applicants with exp. preferred. Salary would be $10.50/hour with 40 hours per week. Applicant must be able to speak fluent English and Hindi or Punjabi. Interested applicants may fax resumes to: 604-598-0936. KWANTLEN PIZZA & SNACKS dba Pure Indian Sweets & Snacks Ltd. in Surrey is hiring 1 F/T FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANT. Experience is not required but applicants with some exp preferred. Salary would be $10.50/hr with 40 hours per week. Applicant must be able to speak fluent English and Hindi or Punjabi. Interested applicant may email resumes to: kwantlenpizza@yahoo.ca

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Apply Before April 15 and Receive $1000 Scholarship

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Please send your resume to: Mark Davy E-mail:canrecruiting@trimac.com fax: 866-987-4620

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

SANDWICH ARTISTS ALL SHIFTS F/T, P/T Boundary & Lougheed Subway - Call Banreet 778-893-3457 No experience necessary. Uniform and training provided. 1 free meal included daily.

Please No Calls Between 11:30 - 1:30PM

SANDWICH ARTISTS Westwood / Lougheed ALL SHIFTS, F/T & P/T No experience necessary. Uniform and training provided. 1 free meal included daily.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com NEED A LOAN - BAD CREDIT? Has your credit prevented you from getting a loan? Buying a home or having your own business? We can help you get up to 1 million business or mortgage loan and up to 200K personal loan with interest rates starting at 2.9% APR. Bad credit ok. Apply now at: www.ontariolend.com or call 1-877-500-4030

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS

AAH ABOVE ALL APPLS REPAIR Quality work. Also appls for sale. Elect & plumb serv 604-588-2828 APPLIANCE REPAIR all makes/models. Furnace, boiler, gas stove. Cert tech. 604-808-1383. Dawn Appliance Service. (Sry) Fast in-home repairs, all makes & models Certif’d tech. 1 Yr parts & labour warr. 7 days/24 hrs. 604-512-5936

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CARPET CLEANING, commercial & residential. 10% off spring cleaning special. Call 604-785-8566.

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The Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert seeks experienced professional cooks. The successful applicant will have minimum 3 years’ experience working in a fast paced up-scale environment. Please for-

ward resumes to willy@citytel.net. www.cresthotel.bc.ca

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

CGA IN BUSINESS 25 YEARS Will do Tax Returns. Start at $30. NO HST. Call Marisa 604-582-9133

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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

604-534-5990

FRED’S ACCOUNTING

604-617-4823, 604-543-7749

Required for Betts Electric. Visit: www.betts.bc.ca for more information.

6828-128 St. (Newton Pizza Unit)

SHOWER DOOR INSTALLERS BC’s Leading Glass & Shower Door Company Rahul Glass Ltd. is looking for experienced FullTime Shower Door, Mirror and Shelves installers, Wood Closet Organizer Installers and Glass Cutters. Positions available in the Lower Mainland area. Very exciting packages will be offered according to previous experience. Contact 604-710-1581. Candidates can also fax their resume at 604-592-2690.

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

J. KANG & ASSOCIATES

☛ Bookkeeping & Payroll ☛ Full Cycle Accounting ☛ Personal & Corporate Returns Small Businesses Welcome! Certified Management Accountant of 20 years.

604.512.1872

PLACING & Finishing * Forming * Site Prep, old concrete removal * Excavation & Reinforcing * Re-Re Specialists 32 Years Exp. Free Estimates.

Call: Rick (604) 202-5184

STAMPED CONCRETE FPatios FPool Decks FSidewalks FDriveways FForming FFinishing FRe & Re All Your Concrete Needs 30yrs exp. Quality workmanship Fully Insured

Danny 604 - 307 - 7722

(UNIQUE) RELAXATION BODY CARE 604-859-2998 - In-suite shower #4 - 2132 Clearbrook Road, Abby

F All types of concrete work F F Re & Re F Forming F Site prep FDriveways FExposed FStamped F Bobcat Work F WCB Insured

175 CATERING/PARTY RENTALS

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147 FREE ESTIMATES

DRYWALL

A Call to Vern. Free Est. Guarant’’d. Drywall, Reno & Texture Specialist.

“No job too small”. 604-825-8469

260 Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, customized menus tailored to your function! q Dinner Parties q Executive Meetings q Family Gatherings q Weddings / Banquets q B-B-Ques q Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

Kristy 604.488.9161 180

EDUCATION/TUTORING

MATH & SCIENCE (Phy.,Che.,Cal.) 1 on 1 Tutoring. 10 yrs. exp. Master of Science qualified. 604.572.4662

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

DEBT CONSOLIDATION PROGRAM Helping Canadians repay debts, reduce or eliminate interest, regardless of your credit. Steady Income? You may qualify for instant help. Considering Bankruptcy? Call 1-877-220-3328 FREE Consultation Government Approved, BBB Member

ELECTRICAL

#1 QUALITY WORK, Big or sm. Exp. Electrician avail. Reas.rates.604-773-0341. Lic#9902 AAA SIHOTA ELECTRICAL Comm., Industrial & Res. Services. Licensed/bonded. 604-999-4573

HIGH OUTLET ELECTRIC #22047 WE LOVE SMALL JOBS

Resid., Commer., & Indust. ALL WORK GUARANTEED!

James 604-220-8347 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE SCOTT’S MINI EXCAVATOR & DUMP TRAILER SERVICE **Clearing **Grading **Trenching Tree/Stump/Driveway removal. ALL size jobs welcome. 604-802-3994

HOME REPAIRS

320

A CLEAN CUT Lawn Care, Landscape, Mini Excavating, triming 604-220-9097,604-856-1558

ALL BEST LANDSCAPING All Lawn Care ~ Free Est.

*Lawn care *Mowing *Power rake *Aeration *Trimming *New turf *Flower beds *Pruning *Cedar Fencing *Landscape renovation *Gutter cleaning etc. Comm./Res. Monthly or Yearly Contracts Discounts for Senior’s and Regular Customers.

Quick & Reliable Movers

POWER RAKING AERATING LIME AND FERTILIZER

LAWN CUTTING

RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

Call Mike 604-953-0898 SPRING Garden Cleanup Hedge trim/prune Power rake aerate, moss control. Reas rate 604-282-1793 WEED FREE MUSHROOM Manure 15 yds - $110 or Well Rotted 10yds - $125 Free delivery in Surrey. (604)856-8877

From $48/per

604-580-2171 www.ezgomovers.com

Free Estimates

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DEMOSSING. Gutter Cleaning. Repairs. Roofing. Power Washing, Jeff’’s House Ext. 604-802-6310

TLE LANDSCAPING. Experts in Pavers/ret. walls, driveway sealers. 604.264.0480 www.tleinc.ca

GUTTER, roof, window, siding driveway, deck cleaning. Call Victor 604-589-0356

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

1 CALL DOES IT ALL, for all your home improvement needs. Kitchens Baths, Additions, Bsmt Suites. Lic’d Builder. Quality Craftmanship, Reas Rates. (604)818-5919 or 671-8498 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

BEN’S RENO’S New bsmt, drywall, texture, paint, kitchen, bath, hardwood, laminate, plumbing, tiles, windows, doors & fencing. Snr’s disc. 604-507-0703.

Semi Retired (General Contractor) High Quality Home Improvements. Res/Comm. Int/Ext. References. House Smart Home Improvements Ken 778-858-0387

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HOME REPAIRS

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.

281

GARDENING

10% OFF

AUTHORIZED

CONTRACTOR

Home, Garden & Design Solutions

FREE ESTIMATES

RYAN’S MOVING 604-782-3610 Starting from $29/hour. SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

329 PAINTING & DECORATING A-OK PAINTING Forget the Rest Call The Best! Harry 604-617-0864

A Professional Painter Needs Work

Interior, Exterior, Wall Covering, Ref’s, 10% Senior’s Discount OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE Bonded & Insured N/Smoking Husband/Wife team

Jim/Jan 604-584-1209/ Cell 604-488-9218 A-TECH Services 604-230-3539 Running this ad for 7yrs

MOVING & STORAGE

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 A FAST MOVING & CLEANING. Professional movers. *Garbage removal *Big/small. Insured, great rates. Free est. 778-888-9628

AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Insured ~ Licenced ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

604-537-4140 A Honest Man Moving & Delivery. Packing, cleaning & carpets. Handyman Services etc. 604-782-3044 APARTMENT MOVING PROS. We do more to save U money $... Seniors Discount, Mid mo. specials, & Gov’’t assistance moves welcome

PAINT SPECIAL 3 rooms for $269, 2 coats (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

Elma Painting Professional service including premium quality paints and full guarantee on workmanship. Check our website for references. We are your local family owned business. Free written estimate & colour consulting. 10% senior dis. guaranteed.

604-307-4553 www.elmapainting.com MILANO PAINTING. Int./Ext. Prof. Painters. Free Est. Written Guar. Bonded & Insured. 604-551-6510

~ PRO PAINTERS ~ INTERIOR / EXTERIOR Quality Work, Free Estimates Member of Better Business Bureau

WCB INSURED

604-957-9361

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Vincent 543-7776

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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LOOK NO FURTHER, Trades & Customers are waiting for you at: www.handyjoejoe.com RenoMan. Kitch & Bath, Drywall, Patching & Taping, Tiling, Ext Painting, Laminate floors. All Big and small Jobs. Call 604-728-3849

Want to turn your castoffs into cash? You don’t need magic to do the trick. All you need is a classified ad. Call us today to place your ad. bcclassified.com 604.575.5555 toll-free 1.866.575.5777

LANDSCAPING

JACK’S HOME IMPROVEMENT. Prof painting & complete renos. Reasonable rates & quality work. Jack 604-716-3653, 604-767-6010

GARDENING • LANDSCAPING INGP SPR NUw A E CL ok No o B

KITCHEN CABINETS

Always! Rubbish removal, yard clean up, tree timing. 7 days/week. Best rates. Simon 604-230-0627

MUSHROOM MANURE Pick up or delivery. Covered storage. Call 604-644-1878

Personal & Sm. Business Returns; GST-HST Filing; year round service; from $45 Call: 604.581.9121 or info@mwfs.ca MACNAUGHTON & WARD FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD.

QUICKWAY Kitchen Cabinets Ltd. ****Mention this ad for 10% Off **** Call Ram @ 604-561-4041.

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

Residential~Strata~Commercial

1NCOME TAX PREPARATION:

Always! gutter, window cleaning, pressure washing, lawn maintains, yard clean-up. Simon 604-230-0627

Bill, 604-306-5540 or 604-589-5909

D Economical Lawn Mowing D Complete Grounds Maint D Pruning & Shaping D Aeration & Power Raking D Fully Insured

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All kinds of renos. Framing, flooring, kitchen, bath, bsmt, roofing, siding, finishing carpentry. 778-898-6815

Landscape Maintenance

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.

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

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.

GARDEN TOPSOIL $20 per yard. Delivery available with 5 yard dump trailer. Tractor also avail for levelling. 604-768-7571, 604-856-4255 HARRY’S LAWN CARE. Lawn cut, Hedge Trimming, Aerating, Fertilizer, Gutter clean. 604-825-5545 JR Landscaping & Gardening Weekly & Bi-Weekly. Residential & Commercial Lawn Mowing, Power Racking, Tree Pruning, Hedging Trimming, Weeding, Power Washing, Cedar Fencing & Rubbish Removal Mike (604)202-4645 LAWN MAINT & RUBBISH REMOVAL. Good Work. Low $ Price, Free Est. 778-686-2889.

MOVING & STORAGE

EZ GO MOVERS

287

(604)671-2746 257

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

ORBIT LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE

$65/windows. 778-861-0465

LAWNS PLUS

UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN

GARDENING

GUTTER & WINDOW CLEANING Prices starting from for 3 lvl. hm. (av. size) $90/gutters, $90/windows. 2 lvl. hm. (av.size) $65/gutters,

CONCRETE & PLACING

Free Est & Warranties

PROJECT COORDINATOR

GARDENING

SUE D Dew’s Cleaning & Home Support. Professional. Insured & Bonded. (604) 538-9352, 728-6615

Please reply by fax to: Gandy Installations

Tax Returns From $20.00 Call Ali

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 6 FOOT HIGH CEDAR FENCE. $11/foot. Low Prices. Quality Work. Free Est. Harbans 604-805-0510. 6 FT FENCING, Retaining Walls, Blacktop/Concrete driveway’s, Reno’s, Roofing, Bobcat Service. Snow Removal. Gaary Landscaping (604)889-8957, 778-861-0220 PHIL’S FENCING: Custom blt cedar fences/gates/lattice. Repairs, decks & stairs, 604-591-1173, 351-1163

LOYAL CLEANING move out-in/ bi-weekly. Exc. Ref’s. Bondable. $20 hr min 3 hrs. 379-3839.

Bonniecrete Const Ltd

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

FENCING

HOUSECLEANERS AVAILABLE Experienced & Trustworthy. Call Violet for a Free Estimate 604-308-4197

Concrete Lifting Specialist

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Gur 604-724-9036 for Est.

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CONCRETE PUMP OPERATOR wanted, in Langley, min 2 yrs exp an asset. $45,000/yr to start. 3/mo probation. Call Andy 604-835-0901.

604-839-2040

HOME & OFFICE cleaning. Insured, bonded. References avail. Cindy 604-583-6993.

One of the Valley’s oldest, established heating and air conditioning companies is looking for a office junior/dispatcher. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package offered.

TRADES, TECHNICAL

TARACOLE BOBCAT & EXCAVATING F Excavation F Grading & Fill F Trucking F Storm Sewer F Trenching F Drainage F Landscape, Top soil F Turf, Sand & Gravel

Furniture Repair & Finishing 604-534-1674 www.wcbeningfield.com

AKAL CONCRETE. All types of reno’s. Driveways, sidewalks, floors, retaining walls. Call 778-881-0961

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263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE

278 FURNITURE REFINISHING

Get Mortgage Money Fast! Quick, Easy, Confidential No credit or income required 1st, 2nd, 3rd mortgages

Call 604-328-6409

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Decking Systems Railing Systems Outdoor Living

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Cedar Vinyl Decking Trex Decking Pressure Treated Deck Repairs Paving Stone & Concrete

Railings

Glass Aluminum Wrought Iron Trex Railings Cedar Pressure Treated

Outdoor Living

Fireplaces Kitchens & Barbeques Sun Rooms & Patio Covers Landscaping Hot Tubs & Pools Trellis & Gazebos

604-626-7100 www.deckexperts.ca

TrexPro Certified

HOME IMPROVEMENTS Makingno e Home RCome s m a Dre True!

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Complete Garden / Landscape Designs & Makeovers New Homescapes • Outdoor Living Spaces • Gardening Brick / Block • Retaining Walls • Pavers • Cultured Stone Railings • Pillars • Gates • Driveways • Masonry Lighting / Sprinkler / Drainage Systems Lawn Installations • Pruning • Weeding • Clean-Ups Strata/Commercial/Residential Maintenace Programs Fencing • Landscape Products • Home Improvements (see our Home Improvement ad under section 287 Home Improvement)

Kitchens • Bathrooms • Renovations • Additions Outdoor Living Spaces • Suites • Custom Homes Flooring • Hardwood • Tiles • Laminate • Sundecks Patios • Arbours • Pergolas • Railings • Pillars • Gates Driveways • Masonry Brick / Block • Retaining Walls Pavers Cultured Stone • Roofing • Windows / Doors Framing Fencing • Complete Renovations • Handyman Services & More • Gardening • Landscaping (see our Gardening and Landscaping ad under section 281 Lawn & Garden)

WCB • Fully Insured • 20 Years

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604-501-9290

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 356

RUBBISH REMOVAL

PETS 477

PETS

JUNK REMOVAL EARTH FRIENDLY RECYCLE-IT!

604.587.5865 www.recycle-it-now.com

332

PAVING/SEAL COATING

ALLAN Const. & Asphalt. Brick, conc, drainage, found. & membrane repair. 604-618-2304; 820-2187.

338

PLUMBING

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005 $38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 AT PANORAMA PLUMBING, HEATING & GAS SERVICES. Jobs Small-Big, Res/Com 604-818-7801 www.panoramaplumbing.com

CHEAP RUBBISH REMOVAL!!!! Discounted prices for Metal. Car battery! We pay you. Yard work, and demolition also available 7 days a week. We recycle 90% of all items Free Estimates CALL: 604961-3505 Honest Man Rubbish removal. Fast on his service,best rates, clean-up, handyman Services. 604-782-3044

Small Haul help, Yard Maint Randy at Small Haul. 604-202-3363

~ Certified Plumber ~ ON CALL 24 HOURS/DAY

Boston Terrier pups, 4 M, 2 F, vet checked, 1st shots, dewrmd, ready Mar. 18. $1,000. Call 604-868-0446 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 Chocolate Labradoodle pups. Vet checked, dewormed. $750-$900. 250-305-4253 CKC Reg. soft coated Wheaten terrier pups, hypo-allergenic. Guarntd. Vet ✓ $1200. 604-533-8992 COCK-A-POO X POO Pups: Vet ✔ 1st shots, non-shedding, S Sry. $525. 604-541-9163 /604.785.4809. GERMAN Shepherd pups & young adults. Quality German & Czech bloodlines Reg/Guar. 604-856-8161 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

Furnace, Boilers, Hot Water Heat Plumbing Jobs ~ Reas rates

~ 604-597-3758 ~

Gas Fitter ✭ Plumber Furnace Boilers, Hot Water Tanks Hot Water Heat, Plumbing Jobs. Furnace cleaning with truck mounted machine

604-507-4606 604-312-7674 RP Plumbing & Gas EMERGENCY REPAIRS, renovations. New installations, all jobs. Lic. & insured. Rich 604-351-9145.

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PRESSURE WASHING POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373 ROOF, gutter, window, siding, deck, driveway cleaning. Call Victor 604-589-0356 SPRING CLEANING HOUSE & driveway pressure washing. Will beat any price. Call 604-808-4470.

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!! 604.

220.JUNK(5865)

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

bradsjunkremoval.com RED’S RUBBISH REMOVAL. & Home Maintenance. I Need Work! Reasonable rates. Call Red 604-290-7033.

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand, gravel, etc. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread ASPHALT milling/grindings for sale. Langley, Surrey, N.Dela, Abbotsford, Mission. 604-532-3888 LITTLE LOAD SPECIALIST. Sand & gravel delivered. Small orders welcome. Topsoil available. Call (604) 532-0662 days/eves.

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 509

AUCTIONS

ESTATE AUCTION Monday, Mar 21, 7pm Dining & bdrm furn., decorative items, motorized scooter(g.w.o.) collectibles, etc. VIEW DAY OF SALE Central Auction 604-534 - 8322 20560 Langley Bypass, Langley

SUNDECKS

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

NEXT ANTIQUE AUCTION MARCH 28

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“ Call Now for Free Estimate”

604-588-0833 SALES@PATTARGROUP.COM

WWW.PATTARGROUP.COM

AT NORTHWEST ROOFING Re-roofing, Repair & New Roof Specialists. Work Guar. BBB. WCB 10% Sen. Disc. Jag 778-892-1530 GL ROOFING. Cedar shakes, Asphalt Shingles, Flat roofs BBB, WCB $2m Liability. Clean Gutters $80. 24 hrs. 7dys/wk. 604-240-5362

Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, railing, gates. 604-521-2688 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com

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TILING

374

TREE SERVICES A1-TRI-CRAFT Tree Serv. Dangerous tree removal, spiral pruning hedge trimming, stump grinding, topping. Insured, WCB Free Est Arborist Reports

$ BEST PRICE $

D New Roofs / Re-Roofs D Repair Specialist D Free Estimates D Ref’s ~ WCB Insured

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

Jas @ 604-726-6345

Roofing Specialists • New Roof Re-Roofing • Repairs • Cedar Shakes • Shingles Duroids • Torch-on Harjit Pattar 604-589-4603 604-857-3325

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604-787-5915, 604-291-7778 Info: www.treeworksonline.ca

DANGEROUS TREE REMOVAL * Pruning * Retopping * Falling Service Surrey 25 years FULLY INSURED **EMERGENCY CALL OUT** Certified Arborist Reports

Morris 604-597-2286 Marcus 604-818-2327 PRO TREE SERVICES Quality pruning/shaping/hedge trimming/ removals & stump grinding. John, 604-588-8733/604-318-9270

Simar 778-892-1266

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

EXTRA CHEAP

Rubbish Removal Almost for free! (778)997-5757, (604)587-5991

PETS 477

PETS

BLUE Heeler cross, 8wks old cute, house trained $50 to good home. No shots (604)796-2706 Agassiz

D’COR 10499 University Dr.

OKANAGAN SIMILKIMEEN Year round recreational lots for RV’s and park models. Joyce Geering, Sutton Power 1 Realty, 1-877-536-9590

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

684

1 Bdrm $850/mo; 2 bdrms from $1000 + hydro. Quiet bldg. Heat, hot water, garborator, f/s, d/w, f/place. Inste storage & u/g pkg. Heated indoor pool & sauna.

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

Call 604-591-5666

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

706

EVERGREEN APARTMENTS

Large screen TV’s, Kenmore fridge, shelves, patio furniture, BBQ, children’s items & misc.

560

MISC. FOR SALE

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com

563

MISC. WANTED

WE PAY CA$H

• Vehicles • Estates (complete hse. hld.) • Antiques • Bankruptcies • Damaged Freight • Tools • Anything Of Value 604-897-1605

CLOVERDALE. 3 bdrm upper suite avail now. $1200/mo plus shared utilities. Close to schools, shopping, Kwantlen Campus. Shared laundry. N/S. No pets. 1-604-845-9573 or eg2216@telus.net to view

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FARMS

CLOVERDALE, 171/48 Ave. 45 x 30’ Shop w/upper newer 2 Bdrm ste. Avail now. Info: Randy 778898-5047 or Jas 604-716-0655.

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS NEWTON MOBILE HOME PARK. Has 3 large lots available for your mobile. Call 604-597-4787.

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HOMES FOR RENT

BRIDGEVIEW. 3 Bdrm, 2 baths, available anytime. N/S, N/P. Near Skytrain & school. 604-580-3300 DELTA 73 Ave. & 113 house 3 bdr up 2 down, 2 ktchns, $1600/mo avail Apr.1. NS/NP. 604-574-7737 ENVER CREEK, 3 bdrm, fresh paint, lots of parking, avail. April 1. Phone (604)722-4046.

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Phone 604-582-0465 NEWTON. 2 bdrm + 1 bdrm/den. adult bldg. Heat, h/wtr, sec prkg. Nr amen ns/np. Now. 604-596-9910.

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

604-582-1557 BRIGHTON APARTMENTS

Large 1 Bdrm. Apts $150 Move-In Allowance Please call for details. On-site manager. 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 CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail $200 Move-In Bonus!!

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: 6758 188 St. Brand new 1 bdrm & study, laundry, free Wifi & cable, gym, secure pkng. Storage locker. TJ @ Sutton Proact (604)728-5460

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.

5374 - 203rd St, Langley

Call 604-533-9780 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. SURREY,133/102A,2 bdrm, 2 bath, 900 sf condo,nr skytrain and SFU. $1200+DD. April 1. 604-572-7641

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

Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040

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 SURREY 92/120. 3 Bdrm, 2000 sf PENTHOUSE modern, secure & quiet 2 baths 5 appls, u/g prkg $1675, A/C.No dogs. 604-951-7992 SURREY CTR - 140th/Fraser Hwy. 2 Bdrm, 2 bath, 5 appl, 2 secure u/g pkng, inste w/d, ns/np, avail immed. $1050 incl cbl/net. (604)773-3653. SURREY

LANGLEY

MOVING SALE “ INSIDE “ Sat & Sun ~ 9am 3pm

GARAGE SALE Sat March 19 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 10440 - 138th St.

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

House for rent. Avail. Apr. 1st - 3 bedrooms 1 bath up, 3 rooms 1 bath down, hardwood floors upstairs, quiet location near 2 schools. $1600/mth +util. Call 604-856-9233

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!

GUILDFORD/RIVERSIDE

APARTMENT/CONDO

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NEWTON. 133/78. 4 bdrm, 1.5 full bath, 1000s.f. Avail now. $1250+util 778-960-5735 604-572-0290

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PORT KELLS WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE. 3,125 - 9,175 sq ft. 19358 96th Ave. Surrey. Call Rachel at 604-633-2888

Green Timbers 89/146 3 bdrm+den split lvl single family home, over 2000 sq.ft., dble grg, lawns cut for u NS/NP. $1680. 604-592-9883.

RENTALS

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RV SITES

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NEWTON 130/65, 1 bdrm suite, $525 incl utils & cable. Avail now. 604-726-4244 NP/NS plse

Large newly renovated 1 & 2 bdrm units available in wellkept concrete building. New floors and appl’s. Freshly painted. Patio and large storage room inste. 3 laundries in bldg. Rent incl’s heat & hot water. Sauna & jacuzzi. 5 min. walk to skytrain, Douglas College & New West Quay. Close to all amenities. Please call 604-834-1756 www.aptrentals.net

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DONCASTER APARTMENTS Newly Renovated Family oriented bldg near Guildford Mall. Spacious 1 bdrm from $800/mo; 2 bdrm from $1000/mo. Some with laminate & carpet flooring with tile entrance. F/P, 4 appl’s, in-ste storage, large patio. Secure prkg. avail. Laundry on each floor. Heat & hot water. N/P. Well worth your inspection.

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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

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. QUEEN MARY, 2 storey, 5 bdrm. up, 1 bdrm. & rec rm. down, 2 f/p, 2 sundecks, dble. garage. April 1. $1750 mo. 604-805-2407 or 604543-9420 SURREY 138/90 Ave. 3 Bdrs up 1 famrm 1 livrm, 2 bth, 1 kit. Ns/Np, Apr.1 $1300/mo+utils 604-218-9848 Surrey, 160/88th. 3 large bdrms, l/rm. f/rm. kitchen. $1500 incl utils. 1 bdrm ste. down $650 utils incl. 604961-6820 or 604-440-8694. SURREY 3 Bdrm 1.5 bath rancher 9303 Stewart Cres. nr school /bus &shpg ctr. Very clean new paint, new flr. Mar. 15. $1200/mo. Ns/Np. 604-543-5058,1-360-393-5966 SURREY 70/131 St. 3 Bdrm rancher in nice quiet neighbourhood, fncd bkyrd, N/P, N/S. $1500/mo +utils. Avail April 1st. Ph: 604-807-0410. SURREY. 72/152 Street. 3 bdrm. house. $1000/mo. + utilities. No pets. Available now. 778-883-2017 SURREY 92/123 3 bdrm., 2 bath Nr. elem. & high schools. $1200 + utils. Now. NS/NP 604-581-2000 SURREY, FRASER HWY. & 156. 1 acre in city, good for truck, RV, trailer, 3 level house, 5 bdrm. $2500 mo. April 1. 604-771-4876 Terry SURREY Queen Mary Blvd, lrg 2 storey, 4 bdrm house, 2.5 baths, lrg rec room, sundeck, inground pool, carport. N/P. $1475. 604-597-2044.

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750

BOLIVAR HEIGHTS. In deluxe home. $390/mo + utilities. Avail. now. Prefer fem., student or working person. 1 block to bus. Close to Gateway Station. 604-786-7977 WHALLEY. Share house, ladies. No drinking, no drugs. Room furn $375-$400. 778-388-5039.

CHIMNEY HTS. 14687 73 Ave. Spacious 2/bdrm bsmt, Incl cable & util, prkng. N/S, N/P, no W/D. $750/mo. April 1. 778-840-4092. CHIMNEY RIDGE 1BD, new appls lam.flrs thruout. Sat TV & net neg. $575/mo, Apr 1. 604-317-7862 CLOVERDALE. 163/58 Ave. Huge 2 bdrm nr schl/bus. NS/NP. Avail now. $800incl utils/cbl604-764-1552 CLOVERDALE: 1 Bdrm grnd lvl ste. $600 utils incl. NS/NP. Avail immed. New carpet & paint. (778)836-8297. CLOVERDALE - 2 bdrm above ground, $850 incl utils/ldry, n/p, n/s. Avail Now. Call 604-574-0835 or 778-919-6120 Cloverdale. 3 bdrm bsmt lrgl/rm. Sep ent. Nr schl/mall quiet neighbourhood. $850/mo. April 1. Contact Hung 604-825-4417 after 5pm or Joanna 1-403-383-2022 anytime.

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129St/59Ave Spac. 2 BR. Priv ent., n/s, n/p. Hydro & cbl inclu. $750. Now! 604-594-9878/604-808-6594

AWESOME SURREY RENTAL Beautiful brand new, 2 bdrm. & 1 Full bath on the Surrey & North Delta boarder. Use of fenced yard, n/p, n/s please. Avail. Now! Cls. to amens. transit & shopping. $725 Includes Cable & In-Suite Laundry. (604)728-7860 BEAR CREEK. 1 bdrm, lrg liv/rm. Sep entry. Close to all amenits. April 1. $550/mo. 604-590-1523. BEAR CREEK 1bdrm ste nr amens /bus, ns/np, no cbl/laund. Immed. 604-825-0629 or 604-369-5926. BEAR CREEK - 2 Bdrm bsmt ste. Avail now. NS/NP. Close to schools & transit. $600/mo. 604-338-5117. BEAR CREEK 8852 142 A. Large 2 bdrm, grnd.flr, ns/np, avail. now. $750 incl utils. No ldry. 604-5998135 or 604-338-0876 BOUNDARY PARK 125/60 Ave. 1 Bdrm gr/lvl, shrd w/d, avail Apr. 15, n/s, $600 incl utils. (604)996-4127 CEDAR HILLS, 128/96 Ave. Private newer 1 bdrm. $600 incl utils. Ref’s req’d. Avail.April 1st. 778-241-5785 CEDAR HILLS, 2 bdrm, new home. Nr schl & bus, own heat. N/P, N/S. Apr 15. $750. Call 604-930-2264. CEDAR HILLS 90/123. 2 Bdrm G/L suite $650/mo. Nr amens Suits mature. NS/NP. 604-501-2427. CEDAR HILLS 98/127A. 3 Bdrm ste, Apr 1st, $1000/mo + utils. W/D, D/W opt’l. NS/NP. 778-395-4797 CEDAR HILLS, newly reno’d large 2 bdrm, $700 incl util/cable. NS/NP. Avail. now. Phone (604) 596-3962. CHIMNEY HEIGHTS, 76A/150B St. 1 bdrm. Avail. now. $500. Ns/np. 778-891-7740 or 604-592-2149. CHIMNEY HILL 2 - brand new 1 bdrm. suites, 2 appl., N/P N/S. April 1. Nr. all amens. $650 ea. incl. hydro & cable. 604-649-6500 CHIMNEY HILLS 7085 149A. New 2 bdrm ste, full bath, ns/np, no lndry, $600 incl hydro/cable. Avail now. 604-321-2534, 604-339-3054. CHIMNEY HTS. Newer 1bdr, x-spacious livrm, sep kit, ns/np. $600 incl utils/cbl/internet Now 604-598-1010

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CLOVERDALE / LANGLEY

Beautiful, brand new spacious units. H/W flrs. S/S appli. (2 bdrm. only). N/P & N/S. Avail. Now.

Units incl. in-suite lndry. cbl./utils. & WiFi. 1 bedroom $695/mo. 2 bedroom. $975/mo.

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CLOVERDALE

Want the best landlords in the world??? Then rent me... Beautiful 1,000sf. Newer 1 bdrm. + den, pri. ent. lrg. liv. rm. F/bath, quiet area NP/NS, insuite lndry. $800 - 1 per., $900 - 2 per. incls. utils. cls. to transit & amenities, Avail. Now 604-328-1883 DELTA 115/74. 1Bdrm gr lvl suite, full bath, N/S, avail April 1st, $600 incl utils/cable/wifi. 604-603-2496. DELTA nr Scottsdale Mall, 1bdrm ste, $580 incl cable/hydro/laundry, NS/NP. Avail April 1. 604-596-9048 ENVER CREEK 145/83 Ave. 2 bdrm ste. NS/NP, no lndry. $650 incl hyd/cbl/net. Nr bus & schl. Apr 1st. (604) 596-8183 or 603-9110. ENVER CREEK 146/81A Newer 1 bdrm, April 1st. NS/NP $500/mo incl utils 604-599-9277, 374-3506. FLEETWOOD 14965-92nd Ave 2 bdrm ste, $750/mo incl utils/cbl. Shr ldry. NS/NP. Immed. 778-889-8486 FLEETWOOD, 152A/87A. Newly renovated 2 bdrm grd lvl suite. N/P. N/S. No parties. Utils & W/D neg. 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

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FLEETWOOD 2 bdrm. bsmnt. suite, N/S N/P. Heat & light incl. $675 mo. Avail. April 1. (604)572-4214 or (604)-318-1853 FLEETWOOD. 2 bdrm suite. 1100 sq.ft. huge l/rm & kitchen. N/S. 1 car prkg. Quiet area, nr both schools & shopping. $700 incl cable & internet. April 1 or 15. Family or prof. couple pref. 604-584-4505. FLEETWOOD. 80/168. Large 1 bdrm ste. np/ns. $600/mo incls utils/cable/net. Now. 604-575-9093 FRASER HEIGHTS,165/108A. 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Laundry. Pri. ent. N/S. N/P. $85/mo. incl. hydro. Avail. now. Call 604-230-4790. FRASER Heights. 1bdrm (700s/f) suite, full bath, sep ent. $600 incl utils. ns/np.Refs req. 604-588-5696. FRASER HEIGHTS 3 bdrm. bsmt. suite, 2 full baths, N/P N/S. $950 mo. incl. utils., cable, ldry. Avail. April 1st. Call 604-589-5950 FRASER HTS. Large clean 3 bdrm ste. Insuite W/D. $1000 incl all utils. Avail immed. 604-957-2666. GUILDFORD 10287 149 ST. Brand new 2 bdrm incl utils. No lndry. Nr all amens. N/P, N/S. $850. Avail now. 604-584-3050/ 778-866-6034. GUILDFORD,140/110. 2 bdrm 1200 s/f. h/w flrs. $850 incl 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. N/S, N/P. Cl to transit. $500/mo. Avail immed. New paint. (604)581-7166 GUILDFORD: 2 Bdrm bsmt suite, near mall. Avail now. $700/mo incl hydro. N/S, N/P. 778-895-0566. GUILDFORD lge 2 bdrm ste avail now. Clse to schl, bus shops. $675 incl utils. N/P. 778-822-1371 N.DELTA 116/72. lge 2 Bdrm in 4-plex, all new lam/flr nr amen/bus/schl, N/P, Apr 1, $1000 incl utils/lndry/pkg. 604-597-8622. NEWTON 14490 67B Ave. 3 lge. bdrm., grnd. level, lots of pkng, fncd yard, $850 incl utils. N/S N/P, no ldry. Avail. immed. 604-594-7932. NEWTON 152/72. New 1 bdrm ste, full bath, incl utils, alarm, nr bus. NS/NP. Aug 1st. 604-507-6786. NEWTON. 1 bdrm g/l suite. Ref’s req’d. N/S. N/P. Avail now. 604590-2753 or 778-846-2753. NEWTON 2 bdrm. N/P N/S. Newly painted, h/w floor, $800 mo. incl. hydro, cable, int. & ldry. Walk to bus stop. Avail. Apr. 1. 604-595-3418 NEWTON. 2 bdrm suite. N/P. N/S. March 15/April 1. Cable & utils incl. 604-710-2255 or 604-727-8584. NEWTON. 2 bdrm suite. Nr school & bus. Avail April 1 N/P. N/S inside. 604-502-0073 or 604-817-5144.

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NEWTON 64/130, 2 bdrm g/l ste. Fncd yd. $600 utils incl. Nr bus. NS/NP. Avail now. 778-388-3014. NEWTON, 70/150 St. 2 bdrm ste. Avail immed. $600 incl hydro/cable. No lndry. NS/NP. 778-829-6895. NEWTON 72/132, new 2 bdrm g/l ste, avail now. N/P. Incl utils. 604594-2396, 604-354-2396 eves NEWTON 80/K.G. Lrg 2 bdrm walkout in newer home. $725 incl utils. New lam. floors, N/S 604-765-6104 NEWTON. Brand new 1 bdrm. bsmt. $500 incl. utils. Nr shops/ bus. April 1. N/P. 604-992-8726. NEWTON, DETACHED, quiet 1 bdrm, spacious liv. rm & kitch, April 1st. $600 incl. utils. 604-200-6042. NEWTON. Large 2 bdrm. Avail. now. Lndry avail. N/P, N/S. Rent neg. incl utils. 604-773-0355. Panorama 127/61 Ave 2 bdrm cvrd deck, suit sgl or cpl. ns/np. $695incl utils. 604-644-3099 / 604-596-3478 PANORAMA: 142/62: Brand new: 3 Bdrm gr/lvl; nr bus, schools, all amens; resp. person; ns/np. $1000 inclds utils (no cable). Avail now. Call 778-885-0376 or lve a msg. Strawberry Hill, K.G. Hwy/80. 2 bdrm. $700/mo. incl hydro. Avail. Apr 1. N/S. N/P. 604-715-9199. SULLIVAN HEIGHTS: Spac 2/bdrm with 10x10 bonus room: $800/mo near bus; inclds cbl/utils. N/P, N/S. Avail. now 778-578-1883. SULLIVAN. NEW 1 BDRM. $500 incl hydro/cable. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-537-2445 or 778-847-4421 SURREY 13132 108 Ave. 2 Bdrm bsmt. $725 incl cbl/lndry. Cls to SkyTrain. NP/NS. (604)715-1698 SURREY, 14184 Gladstone Dr. 2 bdrm bsmt suite. $700 utils incl. Nr amenits. April 1. 778-926-2427. SURREY, 14430 Gladstone Dr. 2 bdrm $750 incl util Nr amens. Strictly NS/NP. April 1. 604-957-1867. SURREY 145 ST & 74 AVE. 2 bdrm. suite, hydro & cable incl. New paint, cleaned carpet. N/P N/S. Close to school & bus. No ldry., $675 mo. Avail. now. 604-825-4876 SURREY 148/67 Large new 1 bdrm walk-out bsmt suite. $550 incl utils. Avail Apr1st. Ns/Np. 604-591-2249 SURREY 152/68 Ave. Newer 2 bdrm ste. $700 incl hydro/cbl/net. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-598-7872. SURREY 170/80 Brand new spac. 1 & 2 bdrm. $600 & $750 mo. incl cable, hydro, fenced, new s.s. appl., H/W floor. No lndry. N/P. N/S. 604575-8187 Surrey, 171/104A Ave. New bachelor ste. Incl W/D. $600. Nr Pacific Academy. 604-583-7891 aft 4pm. SURREY 19486 64 Ave. Lrg 2bd bsmt, priv ent, lam flrs, avail Apr1. $900. 604-530-3237, 604-721-2878

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TOWNHOUSES

SURREY 2 bdrm, 1 ba, new renos lam flrs, nr all amens, $750 + utils. Avl now. (604) 521-0032, 318-8227

CLOVERDALE 174/57 Ave. 2 Bdrm townhouse, $880, quiet family complex, no pets. Call 604-576-9969.

SURREY, 2 bdrm bsmt suite, on cul-de-sac, W/D, near transit, $800 incl utils. Avail. Apr. 1st. NS/NP. 604-589-1183 or 604-833-5657.

GUILDFORD GLEN 14860 101 A Ave. 3 bdrm T/H. Avail. Apr 1. $985 Near all amen’s, bus stop. 604-451-6676.

SURREY, 6185-181A St. QUIET 1 bdrm. Patio. Shower only. F/P. $650/mo. Joia 604-854-6645. SURREY 6921-151A St. Newer 1 bdrm $500 incl utils. Avail now. NS, NP. 604-618-2567, 778-593-0608 SURREY 90/132. 1Bdrm gr/lvl suite avail April 1st. $700 incl shr’d laund, utils & cable. NS/NP. 778-593-7078 SURREY 96/132. Lrg 3bdrm gr/lvl, full bath, nice quiet cul-de-sac, nr all amens, Apr1, ns/np. 604-496-2250. SURREY, 9876-138 St. 2 Bdrm. Walking distance to SkyTrain. $800 incl utils. Lndry avail. Strictly NS/NP. Avail now. 604-582-0986. TYNEHEAD 2 bdrm. suite, with storage room. Ns/np. $600/mo. incl. utils. Avail. immed. 604-671-0477 TYNEHEAD, duplex, 3 bdrm up + 1 bdrm down, $1200/mo + utils. Avail now. 604-589-3928 or 782-8436 .

Langley 53 B AVE 200 A St 2 bdrm in a 4plex, carpet, fridge/stove, 1 carport & Plenty of storage space, patio, large backyard. Avail. Mar 1. $825/mo + util’s.

Call 604-592-5663 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

TYNEHEAD/SURREY: 2 bdrm ste 1yr old. Nr freeway,shops & schools. $750 incl utils/sat TV np/ns. April 1 (604)727-4064

NEWTON - Townhouse

WHITE ROCK: lrg, bright studio ste. Priv entry/lndry, wifi/cble, walk to beach. $799 incl util. 778-908-0181

*3 Bdrm Avail March 1st 5 appliances. $1195

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BEAR CREEK 4 bdrm. upper, 2 master bdrms, li/rm, f/rm, 3 baths, $1600/mo. N/s. 604-835-2744 BEAR CREEK. Clean bright 1 bdrm bachelor, bath & kitchenette. Furn. $465. Immed.NP/NS. 604-597-2671 CEDAR HILLS, 132/89. 3/bdrm upper suite. $1250/mo incl util. Avail April 1. N/S, N/P. (604)5994743 or cell 604-341-6656

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Spacious unit, great park-like setting nr shops/bus. No Pets.

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FLEETWOOD. Reno’d 3 bdrm, upper level, F/S, D/W. Avail. Apr. 1st.$900/mth. NS/NP.778-388-3544

SURREY / Delta Border

Newton, 70/140. 3 bdrms. 1½ bths. Lndry. H/W flrs. Avail Apr. 1. $1350 mo. 604-710-2142, 599-4624.

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.

SURREY. 84/120A. 3 bdrm main floor. Reno’d bthrm, new paint & carpets. $1125/mo. + utils. Immed. N/P. Refs. req. 604-724-3664. SURREY nr Sry Mem. Hosp. $1250 + 2/3 utils, 3 bdr, 2 bth, fmlyrm, own w/d, 1/2 cvrd gar. Np/Ns. Nr schls. 604-597-8536 or 604-617-9473 Surrey, Scott Rd/96 5 bdrm upper flr, $1800 + 50%/utils. NS/NP. 1 yr lease. Avail now. 604-537-9635

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1966 CHEV IMPALA. 283, all match #’s, 1 owner/family, runs exc. $14,000. 604-823-0271, 813-4435

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1992 Dodge Colt (Mitsubishi), 4 cly, Auto, 4 dr, 223k kms, clean & runs well. $995 obo Call 604-767-3519 1992 EAGLE TALON TSI Turbo, FWD, lady driven. New tires, computer, alternator, clutch. Approx. 30,000 kms since replaced the head. Air cared and on the road. $2895/obo. 604-531-8116 1993 SUBARU LEGACY wagon, 141 Km, local, very clean, well maint. $3,500.Phone 778-868-9164 2003 HONDA CIVIC SI - Loaded, 18” Chrome + 4 snow tires, 115K, $7500 or obo. 778-839-0639 2003 Mercedes E500, 165,000 kms. $18,000. Good condition, silver. Lady driven (778)996-6479 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY XLE, auto, 4 dr, fully loaded, s.roof, $8,450 obo. Call 604-836-5931. 2006 HONDA CIVIC 2 door, 5 spd manual, 80K, red, $6000 firm. Call: 604-538-9257. 2007 NISSAN ULTIMA 2.5S, 1 owner, auto, just like new. Only 44,000kms. $15,850.(604)518-3037 2009 TOYOTA MATRIX 4/dr auto p/w, p/l, AC, cd player, 88K, silver. $9800. Call 604-825-9477.

2001 22’ Slumber Queen MH. Chev chassi, 90,000 kms. TV, a/c, very clean. $20,500. 604-701-1245 Abbt

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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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TRUCKS & VANS

1995 TOYOTA pick up TRUCK Reg. cab, 5 speed, Bedliner, CD Player 308,000 kms will probably go for 200,000 more, as the engine has been VERY WELL MAINTAINED. New Battery and Belts. A great worry free work truck! $5,250. 604-828-3877. 1996 FORD Ranger, ext cab, auto, loaded, V6, runs good. $1950 obo. 778-836-4422 or 604-592-4422 1997 DODGE CARAVAN, 1 owner, very clean, good condition. $800 obo. 778-593-0608. 2005 KIA SEDONA SE, 7 pass. 6 cyl. p/w, p/l, backup sensor. 102,000 kms. Original owner. $5495. Dan 604-313-4058. 2006 FORD F250 super duty diesel, excellent cond, new tires, new brakes, tow pkg. Asking $20,000 Phone (604)826-6256 Bill 2008 Ford Dualy Truck 350 Diesel long box, 6 person seating. $28,000. (778)996-6479

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This week’s theme:

Love Conquers All by James Barrick

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1990 CADILLAC FLEETWOOD, 165K, Air Cared. Very clean. Loaded. $2250 obo 604-589-5950 1993 CHEV LUMINA, 4 dr, f/w, V6, 3.1 eng., 106 km, exc cond, 1 owner, $2,500 obo. (604) 576-6376. 1999 OLDS ALERO, 4 dr auto. Loaded. 138 kms. immac. cond. Private, certified. 604-593-5072. 1999 PONTIAC GRAND AM SE V-6, air, tilt, cruise, & more. Exc. Condition Sry $1950 604.590.1661 2001 FORD FOCUS WAGON, aircared, 4/cyl, auto, $3500/obo. Very good cond!! 604-930-4650. 2002 OLDSMOBILE ALERO, only 84K, clean, auto, Air Cared, $4750 obo. 604-589-5950 2003 FORD MUSTANG GT, convert, V8, 5 L, approx. 45 Km, full load, charcole/black leather, $15,000. Phone (604)302-4989. 2005 Malibu-52,000k. Loaded, new cond & econ. 36 mpg. Auto, 4dr. $7750. 604-313-4475 (W.Rock) 2006 FORD FOCUS, fully loaded, anti-theft alarm, exc condition $7000 obo. 604-828-9496 aft 11am

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pick-up anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

Notice is Hereby Given that Creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of Janice Anita McMath a.k.a. Janice McMath a.k.a. Janice A. McMath a.k.a. Janice Anita Gray, 14808 Holly Park Lane, Surrey, B.C. Deceased are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to the undersigned, Administrator, c/o Matthew Thomas Alexander McMath, 301 – 2031 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 3N5 on or before April 15, 2011, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.

The Scrapper

Matthew Thomas McMath, Administrator

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RECREATIONAL/SALE

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

2010 Salem T23FD

Re: The Estate of MARY ISABELLA RYBNICK, also known as ISABEL RYBNICK, also known as MARY I. RYBNICK, also known as MARY RYBNICK, also known as ISABELLA RYBNICK

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES Front dinette, awning, pass through storage, microwave, a/c and more. Reduced. $16,995 (Stk. 29312)

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2010 Aspect 28B

U-shaped dinette, a/c, microwave, 19’ awning, queen bed, 26” LCD TV and so much more. $89,995 (Stk. 28465)

www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644 1997 Mountainaire 38ft, 1 owner 71,000kms. Gas, full banks conv. refurbished with new leather hideaway bed & h/w flrs. Incl Sat TV, auto awning, W/D, alarm, 6.5 kw generator. Recent overhaul incl new brakes, HD trans., tires all around. $35,000. 604-530-3448

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1994 JEEP YJ - $3800/OBO. Call (604)593-1363 or 778-708-7162 1997 FORD Explorer 4x4, 6 cyl auto, a/c p/w p/l a/cared very reliable. Great buy $1895. 604-560-4801 2000 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE Laredo 4L, good cond, New tires, New radiator, Aircare for 2 years asking $5000 (604)826-6256 Bill 2003 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT $8800 o.b.o. Silver, sunroof, p.w. key less entry, 4x4, 604-818-6460. 2004 FORD ESCAPE XLS, 2 L, 5 sp. 131 km, no accid., $5,999 obo. Aircrd. 2 yrs. Phone 604-502-9912. 2006 HONDA PILOT, AWD, clean, very good cond. A/C, CD. $16,200. 604-607-4906.

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who died on December 26, 2010, formerly of 36B - 1550 Oxford Street, White Rock, BC V4B 3R5 Creditors and others having claims against the above estate are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executor c/o it’s solicitor at #102 - 2055 - 152nd Street, Surrey, B.C., V4A 4N7, on or before April 18th, 2011, after which date the Executor will distribute the Estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice. ROBERT CECIL PENNINGTON WALKER, Executor by KANE, SHANNON & WEILER Solicitors (Heather W. Blatchford)

TRUCKS & VANS

1976 FORD CABOVER, 600, CC, Allison auto., p/s, used little, $750. Phone (604)596-3534. 1981 Grumman step van, aircared, propane 4740kg. trans services, dwiller auto. $4999. 604-725-5276. 1995 PROWLER 5TH WHEEL 25.ft, slide out, fully contained, with shed, large deck and holding tank at Lakeview RV site at Nicola Lake in Merrit BC $10,000 Phone (604)826-6256 Bill

• 6-yr/120,000km Powertrain warranty coverage, options to upgrade to comprehensive extended warranty. • 7 days/1000km exchange privilege • 153 point inspection • Carproof Vehicle History Report (carproof.com)

RATES FROM AS LOW AS ASK US FOR DETAILS

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2010 15291 Fraser Hwy., Surrey

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82. Famed heavyweight 84. Connection 87. Graphic 89. Holiday visitor 90. Youths 92. Ably 93. Press person 95. High time 96. Legal claims 98. Brenda of comics 100. Detach 102. Cable network 103. Channel 105. Bartok or Lugosi 107. Picture puzzle 109. Introduction 112. Zilch 114. Set free 117. End of the quip: 5 wds. 122. Capitol Hill helper 123. Cookbook verb 124. Something to rule 125. James or Jones 127. -- prima 128. Tool for gardeners 129. Blue blood 130. Make ready 131. Hammer part 132. Woodwinds 133. Mount 134. Passable: hyph. DOWN 1. Chum 2. Unfolds 3. Kind of butter 4. Ill will 5. Rigid disciplinarian 6. Blind as -- -7. Brain part 8. Crown of a kind 9. Hollyhock 10. Tree tissue 11. Smith or Sandler 12. Concentrate 13. Set up 14. Frankfurter: 2 wds.

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Friday, March 18, 2011 Surrey/North Delta Leader 55

PAYMENTS FOR 90 DAYS ON ALL 2011 MODELS9

ALL-NEW 2011 RVR GT

BLUETOOTH 2.0 + USB SYSTEM PANORAMIC GLASS ROOF WITH INTERIOR LED ILLUMINATION SUPER WIDE RANGE HID HEADLAMPS ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED 4WD HEATED FRONT SEATS 2011 RVR COMPACT CROSSOVER From

Selling Price

6

$19,998 $21,698 BEST IN CLASS FUEL ECONOMY

TM

2011 OUTLANDER XLS

2011 ENDEAVOR SE AWD

FUEL EFFICIENT 3.0L MIVEC V6 ENGINE 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WITH SPORTRONIC ® FUNCTION 7 PASSENGER SEATING FAST-KEY KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM HEATED FRONT SEATS

3.8L SOHC 24V V6 ENGINE 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC SPORTRONIC TM TRANSMISSION ALL WHEEL DRIVE POWER WINDOWS AND LOCKS STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS LEATHER SEATING SURFACES

2011 OUTLANDER From

2011 ENDEAVOR From

Selling Price

$25,498 $27,343

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Selling Price

$36,998 $38,798

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JUST ARRIVED!

Be the first to drive the new 2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse and Eclipse Spyder 2012 ECLIPSE GS 2.4L SOHC MPI MIVEC engine, air cond., AM/FM/CD audio system w/6 speakers and MP3 playback, anti-theft immobilizer, power windows/locks/mirrors, cruise, remote keyless entry and panic feature, 18” alloy wheels, anti-lock brakes, front heated seats, active Selling Price 2012 ECLIPSE GS From stability control. 6

$24,498 $26,198

2012 ECLIPSE SPYDER GS

2.4L SOHC MPI MIVEC engine, power soft top with glass rear window, air cond., 650 watt Rockford Fosgate audio system, AM/FM/6-Disc In-Dash Changer, steering wheel audio controls, engine immobilizer, power windows/door locks/heated 2012 ECLIPSE SPYDER From Selling Price 6 sideview mirrors, tach, cruise, remote , , keyless entry, rear spoiler, fog lights.

$30 498 $32 192

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Offer(s) available on most new 2011 models purchased through participating dealers to qualified retail customers who take delivery by March 31, 2011. Dealers may sell for less. Some conditions apply. Offers are subject to change without notice. See dealer for complete details. ‡ 2011 RVR GT/2011 Outlander XLS models shown have an MSRP of $28,498/$34,498 and selling price of $30,343/$36,343: includes destination, delivery and fees. PPSA, and dealer fees of up to $599 are excluded. † Combined City/Highway ratings for non-hybrid compact SUV’s. 9 Terms vary by model, see dealer for details. Purchase financing/No Payments for 90 days: available through Bank of Nova Scotia and Bank of Montreal on all new: 2011 models (Lancer Evolution excluded) for up to 36/72 months/Interest charges (if any) will not accrue during the first 60 days after purchaser signs contract for a participating vehicle. After the first 60 days interest (if any) starts to accrue and the purchaser will repay principal and interest (if any) monthly over the term of the contract. Whichever comes first. Regular maintenance not included. See dealer or mitsubishi-motors.ca for warranty terms, restrictions and details. Not all customers will qualify. ** Best backed claim does not cover Lancer Evolution and Ralliart models. ® MITSUBISHI MOTORS, BEST BACKED CARS IN THE WORLD are trade-marks of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. and are used under license. Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices are established at the time of vehicle shipment. Features, options and other equipment are based on the latest information available at the time printing and are subject to change without notice. Destination/Handling, Taxes, Advertising, Promotional Fees, if any, are additional.


56 Surrey/North Delta Leader Friday, March 18, 2011

You’ll Love Our Deals 2011 AVEO LS 5 DOOR MSRP $15,489 Barnes Price $12,888 Loyalty Discount* -$500

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* Must be registered owner of GM vehicle for past 6 months

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