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Surrey unleashes dog park plan 14 new off-leash canine spaces coming as city’s pooch population expected to grow to 154,000 by Kevin Diakiw ESTHER KWAN packed her seven-month old Korean Jindo, JJ, into her car Friday and motored down to Freedom Park, a small, off-leash area in Fleetwood. When she arrived, there were five other people with dogs – a small group, as that number sometimes reaches 20. For Kwan, the park is a necessity. Walking JJ on a leash simply wouldn’t do the trick. “He needs his exercise,” she says. JJ jumps into the excited cluster of canines, which as a group begin to growl, leap and tumble over each other. The play is an important part of socialization, Esther Kwan and it’s a crucial aspect in raising stable and nonaggressive dogs. This type of interaction can’t occur while a pooch is leashed and walking on pavement. The demand for off-leash dog parks, by both man and his best friend, is growing. According to figures from a recent study commissioned by the city, Surrey is home to more than 127,000 dogs, exceeding the human populations of most cities in the region. More than one in four Surrey residents (27 per cent) own a dog.

“He needs his exercise.”

See DOGS / Page 3

EVAN SEAL / THE LEADER

A pair of dogs check each other out at Freedom Park, an off-leash area near 154 Street and 84 Avenue.

Jail and rehab for teen who killed Surrey dad Sam McGowan, 42, was stabbed in the chest in 2009 by Sheila Reynolds

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Michelle Proulx and her daughter Macky Proulx speak outside the New Westminster courthouse on Friday.

THE TEEN who stabbed Surrey dad Sam McGowan in the chest, killing him in the summer of 2009, has been ordered to serve a three-year intensive rehabilitation and custody sentence.

He will spend six months of those three years in a youth detention centre, with the remainder of the sentence spent in a rehabilitation and counselling program – the terms of which have yet to be determined. The 17-year-old, who has already

served one month of his prison term and who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was convicted of manslaughter last June and was sentenced in New Westminster Supreme Court Friday morning (Jan. 27).

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Teenager: ‘disappointed’ with sentence From page 1 He was just 15 years old in August 2009 when he and a buddy committed two robberies, stealing cellphones from other teens – one of whom was McGowan’s son. McGowan, 42, gave chase, eventually finding the youth hiding behind a tent trailer in the yard of a neighbourhood home. McGowan yelled and the teen ran. He then turned around, facing the victim with a knife, and plunged it into McGowan’s chest, killing him. The youth was initially charged with second-degree murder, but was found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter by a jury. The defence argued the young man feared for his life. He also pleaded guilty to two robbery charges during the trial. In December, the teen apologized in court, saying “I am disgusted with the way I behaved... it’s something I’m going to regret for the rest of my life.” His lawyer, David Tarnow, said Friday his client, who has no prior criminal record, was “very disappointed” with the sentence because he felt he’d been doing well since his arrest. In court, Justice Laura Gerow acknowledged the sentence was in no way a measure of the value of the victim’s life. “There is nothing this court can do to fix the pain... that Mr. McGowan’s family has suffered. “No sentence will ever restore him to you.” McGowan’s family and friends cried and hugged one another following the sentencing. They said while the Sam McGowan accused did not receive a lot of jail time, six months is more than they expected, and they were pleased to see him led from the courthouse in handcuffs. McGowan’s girlfriend Michelle Proulx said she feels for other victims of crime she sees in the news. “Knowing what we’ve already gone through and knowing that they’re going to be going through this now... “The case is over now but it’s never going to be over... because seeing what’s been going on is a constant reminder,” she said of recent violent crimes. Madison, Proulx’s 11-year-old daughter, said McGowan was like a father to her. “Sometimes I wonder what would’ve happened if Sam wasn’t killed. Would my mom and him be married like they had planned?” Proulx’s older daughter Macky said her mom and McGowan had a “puppy love” type of relationship. “He had the power to make everyone happy,” said Macky. “He tried to make the best of the worst situations.” sreynolds@surreyleader.com

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Two dogs burn off some energy in Freedom Park in Fleetwood on Friday.

Dogs: 154,000 by 2021

From page 1

Because these won’t be created for some time, Surrey staff plan to undertake another public consultation process to ensure there is enough The high number of canines creates a large demand on park space, support for the parks being used for dogs off-leash. prompting the city to adopt its second long-term plan for off-leash parks – “When we get parks that are far enough out in the future, we wouldn’t the City of Surrey 2012-2021 Off-Leash Area Strategy. rely on what I call stale planning information,” said Surrey’s Manager of It follows a 2001-2010 study that called for seven dog parks in Surrey, Parks Owen Croy. and now that those are built, the city has endorsed a pooch plan – based Croy said the city is confident the first park to be constructed this year on a comprehensive $100,000 study – calling for 14 new dog parks by will be Pioneer Greenway Park, just to the east of the new Pioneer Over2021. pass in South Surrey. Five of those will be created between 2012 and 2015, and will be located “It will have a small dog area, a large dog area, and some other amenity at: features,” Croy said. • A lightly used corner of Bear Creek Park (Newton); After those are built, three more will be added between 2018 to 2021 at: • Pioneer Greenway (South Surrey); • Latimer Lake Park (in the southeast corner of Surrey); • Fraser View Park (Guildford); • Forsyth Park (west of 140 Street in the City Centre); and • Panorama Park (Newton); and • Port Mann Park (at the old landfill site in northeast • Bolivar Park (Whalley). Surrey). Those parks have community support for accommoCroy said the creation of more off-leash dog parks is dating canines off-leash, with 94 per cent of people at area an exciting prospect and expands on a growing use for open houses supporting the need for more dog parks. Surrey parks. The study found that 38,000 dog owners visit a dog “Dog ownership gives people a reason to get out and park every week, and almost 13,000 people said they visit walk the dog, which not only provides the individual one with their dog every day. companionship, but outside exercise,” Croy said. Owen Croy That makes for crowded parks, and with the populaDog parks not only allow the pets to socialize, he said, tion of pooches growing – city staff say there will be but the owners often have the opportunity to engage 154,000 by 2021 – there’s a need for more off-leash with other people. spaces. Tom Prentice agrees. Between 2015 and 2018, Surrey will install six more parks at the followOn Friday, he and his 14-year-old son Marcus joined Kwan and the othing sites: ers at Freedom Park. • Colebrook Park (Panorama Ridge); Marcus got a lesson from dad on how to control their seven-month-old • Bonnie Schrenk Park (Fleetwood); bluenose pitbull, Moto. Like Kwan, he’s here about three times a week. • Cloverdale Hydro right-of-way, near 184 Street (Cloverdale); Prentice is pleased he’ll have another option in Bear Creek Park, which • Small corner of Bakerview Park (South Surrey); means he’ll be able to walk to an off-leash area rather than drive. • Queen Elizabeth Meadows, southwest of Queen Elizabeth Secondary Construction of the new parks begins this year, and judging by the School (Whalley); and number of tails wagging at Freedom Park, it can’t come too soon. • Joe Brown Park (West Newton). kdiakiw@surreyleader.com

“Dog ownership gives people a reason to get out...”

Here’s the scoop on dog waste in Surrey Failure to pick up after pets not netting many fines by Kevin Diakiw WHEN IT comes to poop, Sur-

rey’s 127,000 pups are extremely productive. In fact, according to recent figures, they generate 48 tons (43,354 kilograms, or 95,580 pounds) of excrement every day. That’s the equivalent weight of more than 20 pick-up trucks.

A Mustel Group market research study has found there are 127,440 dogs in the city. With the average dog generating less than half-a-kilogram (three-quarters of a pound) of waste every day (according to a recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report), the sheer volume of dog poop becomes a heaping waste disposal issue. Leaving it in place is not an option as it poses a human health hazard, not

to mention the nuisance. As such, the fine in Surrey for failing to “scoop” after a dog is $200. But either Surrey dog owners are extremely good about picking up poop, or connecting the evidence to the culprit is difficult, because Surrey doesn’t hand out many tickets for dumping dogs and their derelict owners. See CITY / Page 4


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The other suspect managed to get away. The gas station reported that 40 energy drinks were stolen during the break in. Sgt. Peter Thiessen told The Leader there will be a full review conducted by the Lower Mainland District RCMP of the actions by the dog, its handler and the suspect. He said the injuries sustained are not typical, unless the suspect

somehow further aggravated the dog. “Our police service dogs are trained to bite and hold,” Thiessen said. “Now that can be exacerbated when you have an individual acting aggressively, fleeing, or any number of factors that could escalate that to another level. “The review will indicate exactly what transpired that resulted in the injuries... and why this dog was apprehend-

ing this suspect in the manner that it was,” Thiessen said. The 16-year-old has been released, but police are recommending charges in relation to the break-in. The review comes only days after a Vancouver man launched a lawsuit against the Vancouver Police Department after his leg was allegedly torn badly by a police dog earlier this month. According to the Pivot Legal Society, dog bites comprise half the injuries reported by municipal police in British Columbia during arrests.

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having dogs at large in Surrey, and six dogs were found with no tag. Failing to fetch feces didn’t even make the top 10 list.

David Justice, who was walks his dog Sunny every day at Freedom Park in Fleetwood, says the majority of dog

poop is being left on the ground by owners. In the back trails at Freedom Park, Justice says there’s a “steaming heap” every few feet. “It’s just disgusting,” he says. “They should pickup the goddamn stuff.” What happens to the rest of it? City staff acknowledge that it ends up in a variety of places – some of it is left where it lands, some is flushed down the toilet, and some is put into garbage cans and eventually taken to the landfill. The ideal situation, staff say, is to flush dog poop down the toilet, where it would undergo the same treatment as human waste. It’s understood many people won’t go to that length to dispose of the waste, so city staff ask that people put it in a biodegradable bag, then place that bag within the household garbage bag. Manager of Parks Owen Croy said the city will soon be exploring ways to compost canine waste. “We’re looking at best practices from other communities, how to use biodegradable bags (and)... have a composting program that works,” Croy said. Once the material is composted, it could be used to fertilize plants throughout Surrey parks. “We have almost 6,500 acres of parkland and many of those areas could used some additional organic materials, so we’ll get going on that in a bigger way in the coming year,” Croy said.

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Sex assault prompts police warning A WEEKEND sex assault

has prompted police to warn women in Surrey to be extra vigilant. A woman was leaving her place of work at Central City Shopping Centre Friday at about 5:30 p.m. when she was grabbed from behind. A man covered her mouth, shoved her into a car and sexually assaulted her. She managed to break free and screamed, causing the attacker to run away. The attacker is described as a Caucasian in his mid- to late20s. He is clean shaven

and is about 5’8” with an average build. He was wearing blue jeans, running shoes and a dark hoodie with a ‘Canada’ logo on the back. Police say it was an isolated incident and the woman did not need medical attention. Surrey Mounties are reminding members of the public to be vigilant of their surroundings and potential vulnerability when alone. Anyone with information is asked to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime

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Woman clinging to life after fire A woman is in grave condition after suffering serious injuries as a result of a fire on the weekend. At 10 p.m. Sunday, fire crews were called to a blaze in the 10500 block of Arbutus Wynd in Fraser Heights. Two people were home at the time. A 61-year-old man had been trying to put the fire out with a garden

hose, assuming his wife had made it outside okay. Witnesses believe the 59-year-old woman may have gone back into the house for her three cats, but got trapped in the blaze. The woman was rescued from the home, given CPR, and was taken to hospital. Her condition is described as grave. The cats did not survive the inferno. The fire is believed to have started in the downstairs or the living room of the home. Police do not believe the fire was suspicious.

Tribute held for Maple Batalia Central City Model Search donates $2,000 to bursary in slain teen’s name by Kevin Diakiw

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A tribute was held Saturday for murdered Surrey teen Maple Batalia at the Central City Model Search. The 19-year-old was a finalist in the competition.

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on the weekend for a girl slain in a North Surrey parkade last September. Maple Batalia, 19, was gunned down in a parking area near Simon Fraser University last fall. She had been shortlisted for the Central City Model Search competition, which was postponed after her death. The finals for the competition were held Saturday, and began with a touching tribute to Maple. The first 20 minutes of the competition included a moment of silence and a $2,000 donation to a bursary in Maple Batalia’s name. Her family attended Saturday’s event and was presented with the donation. “It’s just letting people know she has a voice beyond the grave, beyond the horrible atrocity that occurred, she is still among us,” her sister Roseleen Batalia told CTV BC Saturday. “There’s so many things we can do, but it won’t really bring Maple back, but having the positivity and the support means a lot,” she said. The Integrated

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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CANINE WASTE

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ext time you see a careless dog owner neglect to pick up after their pet once it has done its business, if you really want to get angry, do the math. It’s estimated the 127,440 canines in Surrey unload a staggering 48 tonnes of poop each day. Yes, you read that right. Forty-eight tonnes a day. That’s the equivalent weight of more than 20 pick-up trucks. Now, not all of the waste is left to be stepped on by unwitting people in parks, on boulevards or along sidewalks. Many pooch owners are responsible and dutifully scoop their puppy’s poop. But then what? Where to dump the doggie-do? City staff say the ideal situation is to flush the feces down the toilet, where it would undergo the same treatment as human waste. However, most people don’t put in the extra effort to properly dispose of dog poop, so much of it ends up tossed in the household garbage bag, and subsequently, the landfill. What a load of crap. Literally. (Especially when convenient, flushable doggie poop bags exist). Manager of Parks Owen Croy said Surrey will soon be exploring ways to collect and compost canine waste, using the byproduct to fertilize plants throughout the city. It’s a plan that can’t be put in place soon enough. With the dog population expected to climb to 154,000 over the next nine years, we need better dog poop management measures at our disposal.

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demands the union tabled last year. islation to wrest control of teacher discipline away from the union, after an outside expert The BCTF estimated the package would cost a mere $300 million in the first year. found that a convicted drug dealer and a sex offender had managed to get their teaching “Show your work,” my math teachers used to tell me, but the BCTF didn’t show its calculacredentials restored. tions. Union officials dismissed After the legislature resumes the B.C. Public School Employsitting, conflict-weary parents can expect to hear of new legers’ Association’s (BCPSEA) islation to address the class size $2 billion cost estimate of the their initial demands as “enorand special needs support issue. mously inflated,” but didn’t And there will likely also be an show how or by how much. imposed contract, with the twoyear “net zero” wage mandate BCPSEA crunched what that has already been accepted by numbers the union gave them in the new proposal, and came most other government unions. up with a first-year cost of After months of fruitless $500 million. The BCTF, meetings, political posturing and Tom Fletcher nearly work-to-rule action, the BCTF again to the media rather than at the bargaining table, allowed finally tabled a revised contract that its total package would cost $565 miloffer last week, typically by staging a news lion. Again, no calculations were produced. conference in Vancouver before sharing the BCPSEA estimates the union’s proposal offer with the government’s bargaining agent. It called for wage increases of three, six and would cost an additional $880 million over six per cent, plus benefit improvements that three years. And that’s not counting the tinkered with the breathtakingly extravagant union’s demand for $300 million a year to

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reduce class sizes and increase special needs support staff. Teachers are still being compensated under the final terms of a contract that provided 16 per cent in wage increases over five years, in the midst of a harsh recession. And here’s a fun math fact. With percentage wage increases, three plus six plus six doesn’t equal 15. It’s closer to 16, because later raises are calculated on a larger base. So on wages alone, the BCTF wants the same in three years that it just got in five, at a time when private sector unions take layoffs and wage cuts, and the province is billions in the red. The president of the Langley Teachers’ Association went on CKNW radio and succinctly summed up the BCTF’s position. Raise income taxes across the board. Gordon Campbell cut everyone’s taxes by 25 per cent in 2001, and cut education to pay for it. They’re still fighting the 2005 election. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocal news.com.

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New energy source needed to meet demand THE CENTERPIECE of BC Hydro planning for many years has been energy conservation. It’s a very sensible objective considering the high cost of building new power plants. Just take a look at the estimated $7.9 billion capital cost to build the Site C Dam. Obviously, if massive capital expenditures can be avoided by reducing energy use it serves to keep electricity costs down for BC Hydro’s customers. However, energy conservation has its limits, otherwise Site C would not be on the table. Eventually it becomes necessary to build new power

plants as the population and overall energy use increase. BC Hydro has, of course, wisely taken steps to meet a portion of BC’s energy needs from private sector energy suppliers, and typically at a cost that is less than what BC Hydro could have achieved itself by building and maintaining its own power plants. And by acquiring energy from private sector suppliers, BC Hydro assumes none of the risk involved in building new power plants. The risk remains with the suppliers, which frees BC Hydro

to pick and choose from among the most reliable suppliers and acquire electricity at the best rate. So although I am all for energy conservation, I also believe that we need to acquire new energy supplies to meet growing energy needs. If the private sector can supply some of the new energy we need cost-effectively, and assume the financial risks, then I am all for that, too. All that should really matter is whether the best value is being achieved by BC Hydro for its customers. Michael McBratney Pitt Meadows

Keep Discovery where it is THE SURREY BOARD of Education

has informed the administration, staff, PAC and parents that the Discovery Elementary School program will no longer be housed in the building that has served us for 38 years. It wants to move the program into a larger school that has room for our students. The choices it have given us are Prince Charles Elementary (12405 100 Ave.) or Royal Heights Elementary (11665 97 Ave.). Its reasoning behind the move is that we have had declining enrolment for a number of years. While this is true, it is somewhat troubling to know that a large part of the low enrolment has to do with the troubles we have had regarding administration over the last few years. This has led to a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about the Discovery philosophy and as a result we have lost many of students to other schools. Discovery’s PAC of last year and this year, as well as a group of committed parents, have been hard at work trying to develop new ways to reach out to our surrounding community and increase awareness of our school, hopefully drawing more attention and increasing enrolment. Two of these initiatives rely on Discovery remaining onsite: a community garden, and a lovely mural to be painted in the cul-desac adjacent to the east side of the school grounds. The board of trustees is going to push for the idea that it is not closing our school, per se, but simply moving the program. However, many of our parents feel that a move of the program into another larger school – with yet another new administrative team that may or may not be understanding of our program’s philosophy and the potential loss of dedicated Discov-

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Letter writers urge the Surrey Board of Education to leave the Discovery Elementary School program in its current location, near 109 Avenue and 131 Street. ery teachers – will mean we will lose another significant percentage of our student body as people are unable or unwilling to make the commute. This would likely spell the end of the Discovery program no matter what. As a parent of Discovery school and a member of the community surrounding the site, I encourage others who see the value in alternative education and keeping Discovery in its current location and to take action in any way they see fit and to voice their concern. Tricia Keith

Program threatened by relocation WE ARE PARENTS of a girl who is

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Grade 7. We understand there is a possibility the choice program may be moved to another school in Surrey and we are very concerned about how this will affect the future of the program. Although this move will not specifically affect us next year, we are concerned about how the program will continue. The philosophy of the school has helped our daughter to become excited about learning. We moved her to Discovery during her Grade 5 year from a school she had attended since kindergarten. She had begun to despise going to school and had even started to refuse to go. We were concerned that there were no options out there to help us keep our daughter in school. With a bit of research, we found the Discovery School Choice

Program and moved her there. Our daughter began to thrive instantly. We are so grateful that the Surrey School District had such an amazing program because we understand that not every school district has a program like this to offer. We are encouraged to know that the district is dedicated to supporting the Discovery program, no matter what location it is at. We are, however, very concerned that a move to another location, within a mainstream school, will threaten how the program is administered. We implore the Surrey School District to allow the students and parents to have an extension on our time in our current location so that we have a chance to bring awareness to our school and bring enrolment up to an acceptable level.

Rabbit cull will be costly THE IRE EXPRESSED by readers to

the practical and cost effective solution proposed to rid Delta of the once domestic, now feral, rabbits in Ladner was predictable and expected. If I understand it correctly, irresponsible owners have dumped their unwanted pets, leaving Delta with a problem and an estimated $60,000 council approved solution to capture, sterilize and re-release the estimated 500 rabbits. These rabbits are not part of the native, natural wildlife of the area. Rather than continue with a costly $120 per rabbit annual roundup, sterilization and release program, it was proposed to simply “cull the critters” and control both the ongoing population and subsequent damage done to public property for a minimal cost of $5 per rabbit. One naive reader indicated that the rabbits would be relocated. Where to? Shelters do not have the room. Perhaps Burns Bog where they would now form a “bunny buffet” for owls, eagles and coyotes. If they were released to an area like the Bog, why sterilize as the rabbits and their offspring would simply become part of the “natural” food chain. I suppose the good news might be that coyotes would no longer hunt for cats and small dogs in the local subdivisions. A suggestion was made to contribute the $5 per rabbit fee to local food banks. Given the $60,000 budget and the proposed $2,500 solution, Delta could donate some $57,250 to local food banks, this would really make a difference. No one wants to see a cute furry bunny put down and it would be both wonderful and completely unrealistic to expect all the sterilized bunnies to be adopted. There are a number of solutions, some acceptable, some not so much. Any solution will be required for the foreseeable future as this issue will not go away. Delta council has taken one approach that unfortunately will become an expensive annual line item on all future budgets. Larry Miller Delta

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I WENT TO the Newton Library yesterday afternoon

and found the parking lot very crowded. I did get a spot right near the road and walked to the door. As I passed the four handicapped spaces, a gentleman pulled in and parked a large truck. As I reached him I mentioned the fact that he had not displayed his handicapped tag – knowing full well he didn’t own one. His snappish retort was that he didn’t need one to just drop books off. As he put his books into the outdoor slot, I asked if he was the one who wrote the bylaws. I didn’t

catch his mumble or his eye as his head was down. While he was not visibly handicapped, his arrogant attitude lacked empathy for those less-fortunate who need those parking spaces. How I wish there was a number we could call to report the licence plates of those who think they are above the rules, and that easy access to the library was their right, even if the parking space was not legally theirs. Sheila Gair

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escaped down an alley. The suspect is believed to have carjacked a vehicle, forcing the occupant to drive him to a West Kelowna trailer park, where he switched vehicles. Wong, who also goes by Markcus MIX, is considered armed and dangerous and the public is advised not to approach him. He is believed to be in the Lower Mainland, quite possibly in Surrey. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call police immediately or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222TIPS if they wish to remain anonymous. – with files from Kathy Michaels, Kelowna Capital News kdiakiw@surreyleader.com

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N OT I C E O F P U B L I C H E A R I N G - M O N DAY, F E B R U A RY 6 , 2 012 The Council of the City of Surrey will hold a Public Hearing pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act, in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 14245 - 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC, on Monday, February 6, 2012, commencing at 7:00 p.m. Surrey Land Use Contract No. 581, Authorization By-law, 1978, No. 5761, as amended, Discharge By-law, 2012, No. 17577 Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17578 Application: 7911-0191-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 8555, 8557, 8565, 8585, 8591 and 8593 - 132 Street APPLICANT: Hook & Ladder Pub Ltd., Western Pride Developments Ltd., Frank Nosek, Universal Fitness Centre Ltd. and Ellard Whalen c/o Rick Lang 8561 - 132 Street, Surrey, BC V3W 4N8 PROPOSAL: By-law 17577 To discharge Land Use Contract No. 581 from the site to allow the underlying “Highway Commercial Industrial Zone (CHI)” to regulate the site. By-law 17578 To rezone the site from “Highway Commercial Industrial Zone (CHI)” to “Comprehensive Development Zone (CD)”. The purpose of the Land Use Contract discharge and rezoning is to permit a wider range of office uses, general service uses, retail uses and assembly hall. B. Permitted Uses for By-law 17578 The Lands and structures shall be used for the following uses only, or for a combination of such uses: 1. Light impact industry. 2. General service uses limited to the following: (a) Driving schools; (b) Industrial equipment rentals; (c) Taxi dispatch offices; (d) Industrial first aid training; (e) Trade schools; (f) Business schools; and (g) Custom upholstery and repair of furniture. 3. Warehouse uses. 4. Distribution centres. 5. Office uses limited to the following: (a) Architectural and landscape architectural offices; (b) Engineering and surveying offices; (c) General contractor offices; (d) Government offices; and (e) Utility company offices. 6. Neighbourhood pub. 7. Liquor store, permitted only in conjunction with a “liquor-primary” licensed establishment, with a valid license issued under the regulations to the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996,

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chapter 267, s. 84, as amended. Accessory uses limited to the following: (a) Coffee shops provided that the seating capacity shall not exceed 35 and the said coffee shop is not licensed by the Liquor Control and Licensing Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, chapter 267, as amended. (b) Recreation facilities, excluding go-kart operations, drag racing and rifle ranges; (c) Community services; and (d) Assembly halls limited to churches, provided that: i. The church does not exceed a total floor area of 700 square metres (7,500 sq. ft.); ii. The church accommodates a maximum of 300 seats; and iii. There is not more than one church within a strata plan.

DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT To vary “Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000”, as amended, Part 16, Section F, and Part 17D, Section H, as follows: (a) To reduce the minimum rear yard from 7.5 metres (25 ft.) to 4.8 metres (15.7 ft.) for proposed Lot 17, in order to retain an existing house; and (b) To permit tandem parking, accessed from the rear lane, either in a garage, carport or outside on a parking pad for Lots 1-14, 16 and 18. The purpose of the rezoning and development variance permit is to permit subdivision into 18 lots, 3 RF and 15 RF-9C (Future Lot 11 will be purchased by the City for the South Newton Greenway). DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17581

DEVELOPMENT LOCATION MAP BY-LAW 17577/17578

Additional information may be obtained from the Planning & Development Department at (604) 591-4441.

Surrey Zoning By-law, 1993, No. 12000, Amendment By-law, 2012, No. 17581 Application: 7911-0147-00 CIVIC ADDRESS: 14133, 14135 and 14143 - 60 Avenue APPLICANT: James Lamb, Sylvia Tymos, 0775372 BC Ltd., Graham and Kimberly Voth c/o Coastland Engineering & Surveying Ltd. (Michael Helle) #101, 19292 - 60 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3S 3M2 PROPOSAL: Block A To rezone portions of 14133, 14135 and 14143 - 60 Avenue from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential Zone (RF)”. Block B To rezone portions of 14133, 14135 and 14143 - 60 Avenue from “One Acre Residential Zone (RA)” to “Single Family Residential (9) Coach House Zone (RF-9C)”.

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Copies of the by-law(s), development variance permit, supporting staff reports and any relevant background documentation may be viewed in the “Notices” section of the City of Surrey website at www.surrey.ca or inspected at the City Hall, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday, January 24, 2012 to Monday, February 6, 2012. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed by-law(s)/ development variance permit shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard at the Public Hearing on matters contained in the by law(s)/development variance permit. Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to convey to Council, please fax to 604-591-8731, email clerkswebmail@surrey.ca, or submit in writing to the City Clerk at 14245 56 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 3A2, no later than Monday, February 6, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Please note that Council may not receive further submissions from the public or interested persons concerning these applications after the Public Hearing has concluded. Jane Sullivan City Clerk


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Judge orders jail for border smuggler Man insists he didn’t know drugs were in truck by Dan Ferguson A MAN who claims he didn’t know about the cocaine discovered in his semi-tractor-trailer truck at the Pacific Highway border crossing has lost his bid to stay out of jail until a court challenge of his conviction has been ruled on. Gurvinder Singh Dhesi was ordered to begin serving his nineyear prison sentence by the B.C. Court of Appeal, which will hear his challenge in April. During his trial in Surrey Provincial Court, the 29-year-old Dhesi argued that he was what is known as a “blind courier” – meaning someone else put the drugs in the truck without his knowledge in July of 2009. There was evidence that someone drilled out a rivet and replaced it with a bolt to allow the truck trailer to be opened without breaking a cus-

toms inspection seal that would normally allow the vehicle to cross the border without a second going-over. But when a customs officer noticed the bolt on the truck didn’t look right, he ordered another inspection, during which six brown cardboard boxes packed with cocaine worth about $2.4 million were found inside the trailer. Investigators also uncovered a receipt in the truck for a cordless drill and two drill bits that were bought at a U.S. Walmart a few days before the smuggling attempt. And, they found a Costco bag with the exact same type of bolt

used to replace the rivet. A test carried out for the trial showed that the drill and bolt could be used to remove the rivet, open the trailer without disturbing the seal, then replace the rivet with the bolt to conceal evidence of tampering. In finding Dhesi guilty of one count of importing a controlled substance and one count of possession for the purpose of trafficking, Surrey Provincial Court Judge Reginald Harris said it was “very unlikely” that someone else put the drugs in the trailer. “The only rational conclusion is that the accused knowingly transported the cocaine into Canada,” he found.

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by Kevin Diakiw A MAN has been arrested in relation to a shooting this month over what police believe was a dispute over alcohol. Robert Phillips is facing charges for a Jan. 3 shooting in the 12400 block of 53 Avenue. The 48-year-old who was shot is expected to make a full recovery. On Jan. 27, Surrey RCMP learned that Phillips, 42, was staying at a home in the 12600 block of Old Yale Road. Officers surrounded the home, and as they approached, they saw Phillips take off on a bicycle. After a short pursuit, he was arrested. He is facing several charges including discharging a firearm with intent, aggravated assault, possession of a loaded, restricted firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purposes, carrying a concealed weapon and unauthorized possession of a firearm.

Municipal Representative Appointment to the Delta Police Board Volunteer Needed Mayor and Council will soon be considering applicants for appointment to serve as the Municipal Representative on the Delta Police Board. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply. The Delta Police Board is mandated by the BC Police Act to provide civilian governance, accountability and oversight of the Delta Police Department. The Police Board also acts as a support mechanism and facilitator for the Chief Constable. The Board ensures that the direction of the Police Department is consistent with community expectations. The Delta Police Board is comprised of the Mayor, five persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and one person appointed by Delta Municipal Council, the Municipal Representative. Delta Council is currently seeking to fill the Municipal Representative position for a term commencing immediately. Meetings of the Police Board are held on a monthly basis, with the exception of July and August which are scheduled at the Call of the Chair. Meeting times are during regular office hours, and are typically 3 to 4 hours in duration. In addition, members are also expected to attend Committee meetings, conferences, and public events. If you are interested in being appointed to the Delta Police Board, please submit a brief resumé and covering letter indicating why you would like to serve, and any relevant knowledge and experience you may have. The review process for potential appointees includes the undertaking of a complete personal profile and criminal record check. Initial appointments are usually for a one-year term, although members may be re-appointed to serve up to a maximum of six consecutive years. Submissions received will only be used for the purpose of selecting the Municipal Representative and are protected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please forward submissions by Friday, February 3, 2012 The Office of the Mayor Delta Municipal Hall 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, B.C. V4K 3E2 Fax: 604-946-6055 E-mail: mayor@corp.delta.bc.ca For additional information, please contact Diane Steinberger, Police Board Secretary at 604-946-3217. The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2 www.corp.delta.bc.ca

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Distracted driving deaths down, fines up 19 fewer fatalities in Lower Mainland in 2011 by Jeff Nagel A TICKETING blitz against distracted drivers in the Lower Mainland is being credited for a steep drop in associated car crash fatalities not seen elsewhere in B.C. Twenty-six motor vehicle deaths in 2011 were blamed on driver distraction in the Lower Mainland, down 42 per cent from 45 in 2010, the year B.C. banned the handheld use of cellphones and other devices. Other regions of B.C. where police weren’t as aggressive actually saw their fatalities from distracted driving hold steady or worsen, according to RCMP Supt. Norm Gaumont, the head of traffic services in the Lower Mainland. “We told all our traffic units this was a top priority,” he said, adding three separate ticket

campaigns were conducted last year. As a result, Greater Vancouver-area RCMP issued well over 20,000 tickets (with some still to be tabulated), Gaumont said, up from about 14,000 in 2010. “We’re going to hit it hard again in February,” he said. While Gaumont believes drivers are improving their behaviour, he said there’s a long way to go. “There’s still way too many people driving and looking at their cellphones and texting.” Karen Bowman, creator of the antidistracted driving website dropitanddrive. com, said she doesn’t believe the problem is improving. “What we’re seeing out there on the road is an awful lot of people using their cellphones on

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But officials say it’s often difficult to tell for certain when distraction from cellphones or other gadgets have led to a crash. The statistics are therefore thought to under-report those crashes because police only report “communications/video equipment” as a definite contributing factor in a very small number of cases. Province-wide, more than 46,000 B.C. drivers got $167 tickets for illegal use of a hand-held electronic device in the 18 months to July 31, 2011, and another 1,372 tickets were handed out for drivers who texted or emailed while driving. B.C. Solicitor General Shirley Bond said a 34-per-cent jump in tickets issued in 2011 shows many drivers remain determined to talk or text behind the wheel. “Far too many people are not getting the message,” Bond said. jnagel@surreyleader.com

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BC Games have inspired thousands of athletes 2012 Winter Games in Vernon Feb. 23-26 by Kerry Vital WITH THE 2012 BC Winter Games set to start in Vernon next month, spirit is building in every community across British Columbia. The brainchild of Premier W.R. Bennett, the Games began in 1978 in Penticton. Since then, 38 communities across the province have hosted the Games, some of them more than once. More than 200,000 people have volunteered and more than 150,000 athletes have competed since it began. “One of the most important benefits of hosting a BC Games is how it brings a community together,” says Henry Pejril, president of the 2006 BC Summer Games in Kamloops. “There aren’t many opportunities like a Games that can capture the full cross-section of a community. The feeling of pride and accomplish-

ment lasts in a host city for many years to come.” Many well-known athletes had their start at the BC Games, including Tour de France cyclist Ryder Hesjedal and 2010 Olympic women’s snowboarding cross gold medallist Maelle Ricker, who are among the alumni who say their dreams of international competition began at the BC Games. “My Olympic success can be traced to the provincial Games in my native Manitoba and I see the BC Winter Games providing the same opportunity for young athletes today,” says BC Games Society chair and 1976 Olympic speedskating silver medalist, Cathy Priestner Allinger. “The BC Winter Games provide rising stars an opportunity to benefit from excellent coaching, while testing their skills against B.C.’s best. Our next genera-

“... I have seen firsthand how the BC Games ignite a spirit of competition and a passion for camaraderie in our young and developing high performance athletes.” Moira Gookstetter

tion of Canada Games athletes and Olympians are getting ready for the 2012 BC Winter Games.” The Games take place in Greater Vernon and Armstrong Feb. 23-26. Participants are generally under the age of 18 (depending on the sport), and have the potential to move beyond local and regional competition to the national stage and beyond. “The BC Games are an important stepping stone towards the Canada Games and ultimately the Olympic Games,” says Kelly Stefanyshyn, a former Olympic swimmer and BC Games Society board member. “Learning to (compete) for a team beyond just your sport and focus while so many events are occurring is imperative to an athlete’s success.” See CITY OF SURREY Page 16

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A MAN was hit and killed by a vehicle on King George Boule-

vard in Newton Wednesday night. The 49-year-old man was crossing the street at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 in the 6500 block of King George Boulevard when a northbound grey Plymouth Neon struck him. Police say drugs, alcohol or speed are not considered to be factors in the accident. There was no crosswalk at the location, and police say the man was inexplicably standing in the lane of traffic. Charges against the driver are not anticipated at this time.

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According to the official website, the aim of the Games is “to provide an opportunity for the development of athletes, coaches, and officials in preparation for higher levels of competition in a multi-sport event which promotes interest and participation in sport and sporting activities, individual achievement, and community development.” Tsawwassen’s Moira Gookstetter, BC Games Society Board Member and Gymnastics BC CEO, knows the Games’ mandate works. “As a past participant of the BC Summer Games and now sport administrator, I have seen firsthand how the BC Games ignite a spirit of competition and a passion for camaraderie in our young and developing high performance athletes,” says Gookstetter. “As many athletes first multi-sport games experience, the BC Games offers a true model of other national and international games, allowing our athletes to gain valuable competitive and social experience, as

they emerge and progress onto the high performance stage.” Brian Carruthers, President of the Williams Lake 2002 BC Winter Games, is proud of the achievements of B.C. athletes. “Sport builds character in individuals and brings people together in a positive environment, whether as competitors, spectators or organizers,” he says. The Winter Games feature 15 sports, including curling, figure skating, skiing and women’s hockey. It is expected that more than1,500 athletes and over 300 coaches will participate in the Games in February. “I believe in the BC Games as it provides an opportunity to share the spirit with other British Columbians while celebrating your community in the most fantastic and rewarding way,” says Diana Johnstone, Operations Manager for the 2002 BC Summer Games in Nanaimo. “I can’t wait until 2014 when Nanaimo will once again be privileged to host this amazing event.” Surrey will host the 2012 BC Summer Games in July.

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Brayden Jaw of the Surrey Eagles pins Charles Lillies of the Victoria Grizzlies against the boards during Sunday’s BCHL game at the South Surrey Arena. The two teams played to a 4-4 tie. BOAZ JOSEPH THE LEADER

Eagles winless at home Junior A hockey teams loses in overtime, plays to a tie by Rick Kupchuk PLAYING AGAINST a pair of struggling hockey teams on home ice at the South Surrey Arena, the Surrey Eagles couldn’t get a win. The B.C. Hockey League team lost 5-4 in overtime to the Trail Smoke Eaters Friday night, then rallied form two-goals down in the last five minutes to play for a 4-4 tie with the Victoria Grizzlies Sunday evening. “I thought in certain situations in each game, we made some costly errors,” said Eagles head coach Matt Erhart after Sunday’s contest. “This weekend, it seemed every good chance we gave up ended up in the back of the next. We gave up 48 shots total in two games and gave up nine goals.” The Smoke Eaters had just eight wins in 40 games going into Friday’s contest, and trailed 3-1 after 20 minutes. Demico Hannoun scored all

were played with the Eagles down two three Eagles goals, each tally assisted by brothers Brandon and Tyler Morley. players. Surrey was down 3-0 midway Trail’s Erik Cooper tallied twice in the second period to tie the game through Sunday’s contest against a after 40 minute, and Connor Tiechko’s Grizzlies team which had lost nine straight games – includsecond of the game had ing a 9-2 loss Friday to the visitors up 4-3 early the Coquitlam Express in the final frame. Alex Hagen pulled and a 13-2 setback Surrey even with less Saturday to the Langley then three minutes to Rivermen. The Eagles play, but in the final battled back with Robert minute of the first Lindores netting a pair overtime period, Branlate in the second period don Long scored to to cut the difference to Matt Erhart give Trail the victory. 4-2. “That’s the way the Surrey enjoyed a 16-3 league is, every game is tight,” said shots on goal advantage in the third Erhart. “You can’t take anyone lightly. period, and goals seven seconds apart And it seems teams are jacked up to from Lindores and Hannoun with less play us.” than five minutes to play pulled Surrey The Eagles ran into penalty trouble even. Sunday, playing shorthanded for seven Ten minutes of overtime saw the consecutive minutes, two of which Eagles fire 11 shots at Victoria net-

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minder Nicholas Taylor, who made several outstanding saves to keep the game tied. “After we killed some penalties in the first period and early part of the third, I thought five-on-five we dominated the game and were unlucky not to score,” said Erhart. “Credit to the guys, they stuck with it and got two quick ones at the end. Obviously, you want two points. But we got one and at the end of the year it might mean something.” The Eagles record is 25-10-2-6 (won-loss-tied-overtime loss) with 17 games to play. They are in second place in the Coastal Conference, tied with the Cowichan Capitals, four points behind the Powell River Kings with three games in hand. They are in Langley tomorrow (Wednesday) night for a 7 p.m. game against the Rivermen at the Langley Events Centre.


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Locals make B.C. team Surrey sledge players prominent on provincial squad

Black Press SEVEN OUT of 12 players named to this year’s BC Sledge Hockey team are from Surrey. Josh McDonald, Nathan Dewitt, Thea Hill, Christian Marcoux, Kris Grace, Phil Bonnot, and Scott Karrasch were all named to the team, organized by SportAbility BC, a multi-sport organization. Karrasch is also a member of the national team which won a gold medal at a four-team tournament in Japan earlier this month. Tryouts were held in December during the 2011-2012 BC Sledge Hockey tournament at the Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex. Sledge Hockey is the paralympic

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Devils win another Junior B team has won four in a row

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teams powered the North Delta Devils to a 7-3 win over the Mission Ice Breakers Saturday night at the Sungod Arena. The Devils tallied four goals on six powerplay opportunities, and killed off three of four shorthanded situations to hand the visitors their 26th loss in 34 games. The Ice Breakers opened the scoring seven minutes into the game, but powerplay goals from Stefan Burzan and Colin Catchpole had North Delta up 2-1 after one period. Stephen Campbell netted a pair of goals, one while Mission was shorthanded, and Darren Asuncion notched one to build the

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Jack Brown (left) taught at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary from 1971-93. Although he didn’t teach Alan Clegg, a 1960 Tweedsmuir grad (right), he did teach Clegg’s three kids in the late 1980s and early ‘90s. The two are organizing the school’s 100th anniversary reunion on June 2.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, the 15th Governor General of Canada (served 1935-1940).

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An old-school reunion Lord Tweedsmuir, Surrey’s first high school, turns 100 this year by Boaz Joseph

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on’t tell anyone, but Alan Clegg was once responsible for the evacuation of Lord Tweedsmuir High School. It’s a true story, says the 69-year-old former Tweedsmuir student with a chuckle – part of a Grade 12 high school science project gone wrong in 1960 during his graduating year, when Clegg and his classmates were assigned to produce chlorine gas for credit. It’s an experiment that would hardly be suggested nowadays, he admits. Jack Brown wasn’t around at the time, but did teach social studies, history, law and career education at the school from 1971 to 1998 – and taught Clegg’s three now-grown children. Today, Brown and Clegg, both retired, are working together on the reunion for the schools’ 100th anniversary on June 2. “We’re celebrating the oldest high school in Surrey,” says Clegg. Brown, a local historian and the charter chairman of the Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Association, says the school’s origins date back to 1912, when a first-year junior high class was added to the five-room Cloverdale Public School. That school was located just west of today’s Cloverdale Traditional School on 56 Avenue. In 1917, Surrey’s had its first (sole) secondary graduate, and the school was renamed Cloverdale Superior School. The following year, there were no graduating students. In 1919, with six grads, the school was renamed Surrey High School; in 1922, it moved to present-day Cloverdale Traditional School, where it stayed until 1957. The school underwent several name changes, finally adopting the name Lord Tweedsmuir in 1940 to honour the late governor general John Buchan, after he passed away that year.

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Clockwise from top: The first junior high school class in 1912 was held inside a five-room Surrey Elementary School. In 1957, Lord Tweedsmuir High School was built on the site of the present school’s parking lot. The class of 1938 poses at school, which was located near the present-day Surrey Archives. The word “secondary” only began to be used in the 1990s with school district restructuring. The high school moved to (more or less) its current location on 180 Street near 60 Avenue in 1957, and was rebuilt in its present form in 1993 (though its population was split in 1999, with half of the revised catchment-area students moving to Clayton Height Secondary School). Brown says school is a major part of people’s lives. “They identify, build friendships which

last into adulthood and it’s really important to see those people and re-establish the connections.” Clegg adds that there have also been queries from students about their former teachers. “The attendance of teachers is hugely important. Whenever they hear there will be a school reunion, they want their favourite teachers to be invited to be there. Many students have that bonding that they’ve never lost.” bjoseph@surreyleader.com

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ormer students, staff and friends of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary now have a way to connect with one another in advance of the school’s 100th anniversary this

spring. A reunion website has been set up by the Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Association, the group organizing the reunion at the school – which is Surrey’s oldest high school, 6151 180 St. A large reunion celebration is planned for June 2 at the school. All former students, grads, staff and friends – from all years – are invited. Attendees can keep up with details as they get posted to the site, www.lordtweedsmuir reunion.ca, which makes for interesting browsing for those wanting to reminisce, search for old pals, or brush up on school history. The gradually evolving site contains slide shows of historic photographs, along with a place to post class photos, a section on school history, photo albums and more – making it a must-visit web portal for Cloverdalians here and abroad. Former classmates and friends of LTS are already posting profiles and updates on their whereabouts in the “classmates” section, making it easy to catch up online. Alumni from Halifax, Victoria, Surrey, Cloverdale, and even Riyadh, Saudi Arabia have already signed up, leaving “then” and “now” pictures, updates, Facebook links, and even tagging their current whereabouts on an interactive locator map and more. The school’s illustrious namesake, Lord Tweedsmuir, can be found among the list of notable names who have so far posted profiles on the site. “I will be there in spirit if not in body,” the post says. Attendees can buy tickets on the website (there’s a $12 fee to cover costs of security and other services for the event), or donate money to the celebration. Individual class years are encouraged to organize their own class reunions around the same weekend, giving attendees another chance to catch up with former classmates. editor@cloverdalereporter.com


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Watershed Artworks’ featured artist for February is photographer Ian Logie. You are invited to meet him and see his impressionistic photos of Western Canada on Feb. 4 from 1-4 p.m. at the Gallery Shop at 11425 84 Ave. For more information, call 604-5961029.

North Delta Bike Festival & Community Events Tour de Delta, a stage race featuring three cycling events open to Pro/ Am male and female cyclists. The Tour de Delta Board is seeking a North Delta Bike Festival Director and a Community Events Director. These positions will provide leadership in the coordination of a community bike festival, and community events to support the cycling races. The Tour de Delta Board meets on the first Wednesday of the month. If you are interested in being appointed to one of these positions, please submit a brief resumè and covering letter indicating your interest, why you would like to serve on the Board, and any relevant knowledge and experience you may have. Appointments are for a one year term. Submissions received will be used only for the purpose of selecting these positions, and are protected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. For additional information, please contact Laurie Collicutt, Superintendent of Sport Development and Community Events, at (604) 946-3304. Please forward your submission by February 15, 2012 to: Delta Municipal Hall Parks, Recreation & Culture Attn: Laurie Collicutt 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta, BC V4K 3E2 Fax: (604) 946-4693 E-mail: lcollicutt@corp.delta.bc.ca The Corporation of Delta 4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent Delta BC V4K 3E2 www.corp.delta.bc.ca

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A night of swing dancing takes place Feb. 9 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. For more information, call Shannon Witt at 604-671-1719 or

professor at SFU’s Centre for Wildlife Ecology. He will speak about wildlife responses to the Exxon Valdez oil spill, two decades later. There is no cost, but come early for a good seat. For more information, call Joanne at 604-9462240.

MEETINGS SFU’s Philosophers’ Café has 27 events in February throughout the region. Visit www.philosopherscafe. net for detailed topics and dates.

MUSIC Surrey Symphony Society is holding a concert, An Evening of Chamber Music, on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at Sunnyside United Church, 15639 24 Ave. Tickets at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Carillon Music teachers are hosting a benefit concert to raise money for Sonrise Orphan Care, which is involved in feeding, housing and educating Aids orphans in Zimbabwe, as well as Carillon Music Scholarships. The event takes place on

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108 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS to Every Hunter in BC! Advertise in The BC Hunting Regulations Synopsis 2012-2014 publication. Increased circulation 250,000 copies! Tremendous Reach, Two Year Edition! Contact Annemarie at 1 800 661 6335 or hunt@blackpress.ca Be Your Own Boss! Attention Locals! People req. to work from home online. Earn $500$4500+ P/T or F/T. Toll Free 1.877.880.8843 leave mess. EARN EXTRA CASH! - P/T, F/T Immediate Openings For Men & Women. Easy Computer Work, Others Positions Are Available. Can Be Done From Home. No Experience Needed. www.HWC-BC.com HAIR Salon For Sale In S. Surrey For More Information Call: 604-5978345 HOME BASED BUSINESS We need serious and motivated people for expanding health & wellness industry. High speed internet and phone essential. Free online training. www.project4wellness.com Getting a job couldn’t be easier!

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Cardiology Technologist The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has granted this program it highest accreditation status, a 6 year accreditation. Community Mental Health & Addictions Worker In partnership with PHS Community Services Society and the Lookout Emergency Aid Society, the unique curriculum for this program has been prepared to support individuals with mental health challenges and addictions. Entry level wages range from $18.03 to $19.72/hr. Apply for a full tuition scholarship today. Early Childhood Educator According to the 2008 ECE Registry Survey commissioned by the BC Ministry of Children & Family Development, the average wage for Early Childhood Educators in BC is $17.43/hr. Graduates may qualify for a $3000 bursary through the BC Family Child Care Association. Health Care Assistant (formerly Resident Care Attendant) There is huge demand for this program! Learn how to offer support to elderly individuals, helping them maintain a level of independence while easing their pain and improving their quality of life. The starting wage for Health Care Assistants is $17 - $21/hr. Hospital Support Specialist Work in a hospital as an Admitting/Registration Clerk, Health Records Clerk, Diagnostic Imaging Clerk, Hospital Switchboard Operator, Medical Secretary and much more. Entry level wages from $18.16 - $21/hr. Medical Laboratory Assistant The wage range for Stenberg MLA grads working in their field of study is $18.04 - $24.70/hr. Medical Office Assistant Train to work in doctor’s offices, walk-in clinics, billing and medical insurance companies, and other healthcare organizations. Nursing Unit Clerk The average wage for Stenberg grads is $20.77/hr, plus 12.2% in lieu of benefits. Practical Nursing We offer Free Biology 12! Psychiatric Nursing There is an urgent need for more Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN). Entry-level earnings start at $30.79/hr to $40.42/hr. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Special Education Assistant Our program includes training and certifications from the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism & Related Disorders (POPARD). The average starting wage for Stenberg grads is $25.13/hr. FREE ESL Training & Support Free 2 month College English Preparatory program Government student loans may be available

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DRIVER ~ SALESPERSON ~ OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR ~ SUPERVISOR ~ BOOKKEEPER ~ TAILOR Budget Furniture Land Ltd dba Furniture Land (SURREY) HIRING: Delivery Driver ($15/hr), Office Administrator ($20.65/hr), Furniture Salesperson ($12.80/hr) Warehouse Supervisor ($19.72/hr) Bookkeeper ($16.96/hr), Tailor ($14.00/hr). 40 hrs/week + benefits. Apply by Fax: 604-591-9503.

Jennifer Lowe

LANDSCAPER Fraser River Consulting is currently looking for a hard-working, self motivated and experienced individual to fill the position of a Landscaper. The ideal candidate must be able to work under minimal supervision, have a valid BC Driver’s license, and a reliable vehicle. Groundskeeper and landscaping experience is required. If you are interested please forward your resume to jobs@fraserriver.com or fax your resume to 604-608-3438. NAVI GARAGE DOORS needs installer. Have own truck & tools. Call (604)825-1353

KENNEL Attendant req’d for busy boarding kennel. Must be reliable. Exp. an asset. ncamire@telus.net

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REGISTER FOR ANY SPROTT-SHAW COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAM BETWEEN DECEMBER 1, 2011 - FEBRUARY 29, 2012

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LEARN MORE AT: SPROTTSHAW.COM/GIFT *Conditions apply

Call our Surrey Campus:

Administrative Careers in Healthcare Hospital Support Specialist: train to work as an Admitting/Registration Clerk; Health Records Clerk; Diagnostic Imaging Clerk; Hospital Switchboard Operator; Medical Secretary. Entry level wages from $18.16 - $21/hr. • Nursing Unit Clerk: Nursing Unit Clerks are the coordinators of patient care departments. The average wage for Stenberg grads is $20.77 plus 12.2% in lieu of benefits. • Medical Office Assistant: Train to work in doctor’s offices, walk-in clinics, billing and medical insurance companies, and other healthcare organizations.

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You want a better life. Job satisfaction. Financial security. Respect. You want to help others.

Call today: 604-580-2772 · www.stenbergcollege.com

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HELP WANTED

1938-152nd. St. South Sry. E-mail: jenklowe@telus.net

Over 94% of our grads are employed in their field of study within 6 months of graduation.

Over 94% of our grads are employed in their field of study within 6 months of graduation.

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PORT HARDY-Available immediately, working Bodyshop Manager. Painter/Bodyman. Competitive pay, benefits and bonuses. Also looking for a Journeyman GM Technician. Send resumes to Attention Cory, klassengm@gmail.com or fax 250949-7440. Production Clerk Supervisor; Req’d F/T, Pmt. 1-2 yrs.+ exp.; Sal $21.50/hr. Duties; Co-ordinate, assign and review work. Distribute and maintain inventories of materials & supplies. Establish work schedules and procedures. Prepare and submit reports. Arrange for maintenance and repair work. Resolve work related problems. Train staff & ensure safety procedures & company policies. Requisition supplies and materials. Measure the job site for required material & supplies. Language- English required. Hindi / Punjabi is an asset. Contact Mukesh from Father & Son Masonry & Curbing Ltd, Surrey. Fax Resume: 778-565-8857 or e-mail: info@fatherandsonmasonry.ca

HELP WANTED

SHIPPING / PRODUCTION Door distributor & manufacturer has a Full-Time opportunity available for 40hrs./wk. with our growing company. Experience is an asset. Must be career driven to join our dynamic team! Opportunity available for career advancement! Competitive Wages & Benefits!

Fax resume: 604-881-2374 E-mail: MFortuna@ mouldingandmillwork.com

HOSPITALITY BUILDING MANAGER/ CONCIERGE

Five Star Building Maintenance has an immediate F/T openings (d/t only) for experienced & enthusiastic Building Managers/Concierges.

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UPCOMING AVAILABLE ROUTES ROUTE# PAPERS AREA DESCRIPTION

176 St - 177B St, 56A Ave - 60 Ave 140 St - 142 St, 70 Ave - 72 Ave 150 St - 152 St, 66A Ave - 68 Ave 150 St - 151 St, 85A Ave - Weston Pl 142 St - 144 St, 81 Ave - 84 Ave 140 St - 144 St, 84 Ave - 85 Ave 125A St - Hampton Bvld E, 66 Ave - 67A Ave 128 St - 132 St, 87 Ave - 88 Ave 123A St - 125 St, 102 Ave - 104 Ave 126 St - 128 St, 102 Ave - 104 Ave 100 Ave -102 Ave, 127 St - 128 St 121 St - 122 St, 93A Ave - 96 Ave 158 St - 160 St, 88 Ave - 89A Ave 166A St - 167 St, 84 Ave - 85B Ave 150 St - 152 St, 88 Ave - 90A Ave 156 St - 157B St, 111 Ave - 112 Ave 158 St - 160 St, 105A Ave - 108 Ave Glenbrook Gr - Glenside Pl, 104 Ave - 106 Ave 157A St - 159B St, 112 Ave - 114 Ave 154 St - 156 St, 110 Ave - 112A Ave 143A St - Caledonia Dr, 110 Ave - Currie Dr 138 St - 140 St, 108 Ave - Antrim Rd Old Yale Rd - 132 St, 102 Ave - 104 Ave 128 St - 129 St, 96A Ave - 99 Ave 132 St - 133A St, 112 Ave - 114 Ave

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

Line Cooks Req’d for Memphis blues bbq house Sal: $15/hr Duties: Prepare & cook complete meals; plan menus; oversee kitchen operations. Also, req’d Kitchen Helper Sal: $11/hr. Duties: Wash/peel/cut vegetables; wash work tables; clear kitchen garbage containers; unpack & store supplies in coolers; clean kitchen area. Basic English req’d. Punjabi an asset. Contact Mr. Harvinder Email: bossbasienter pr ises@yahoo.ca Fax: 604-541-8004 Location: Surrey, BC

SANDWICH ARTISTS GRAVE YARD SHIFTS Boundary & Lougheed Subway - Call Karam 604-205-5060 No experience necessary. Uniform and training provided. 1 free meal included daily.

Please email your resume to resumes@fivestarbc.ca or fax to 604-435-0516

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The Surrey Leader is looking for energetic and customer friendly individuals for its Circulation Department. The right candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Your attention to detail and ability to work with minimum supervision set you apart from other applicants. Basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook Express recommended. Duties include overseeing 200+ youth carriers, recruit and hire new carriers, survey old and new delivery areas, monitor carrier performance and follow-up reader delivery concerns. A reliable vehicle is a must. Vulnerable sector criminal record check is also mandatory. This permanent part-time position is available immediately. Closing Date: February 29, 2012 Please forward resume to: Circulation Manager Surrey North Delta Leader #200-5450 152nd Street, Surrey BC V3S 5J9 circmanager@surreyleader.com No phone calls please All emailed submissions will receive a reply for confirmation of receipt, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further.

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HOME CARE/SUPPORT

You must be able to provide criminal record check and possess a valid BC Security licence.

Zone Checker

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LIVE-IN-CAREGIVER for 11-yr old boy with special needs. Experienced; patient, and caring. Min. wage. E-mail resume at: pbatangan@hotmail.com

You are experienced performing administrative duties and coordinating activities related to managing buildings. You have the ability to communicate with building residents, co-workers and the general public in a pleasant and courteous manner and are able to work alone or with others.

WE’RE ON THE WEB Browse Classified Listings On-line www.bcclassified.com

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

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

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

BUTCHER for Tibisti Foods. F/T, Perm. Min 5 yrs exp. Farsi an asset, $15/hr. Fax res: 866-770-4296

WANTED Servers/Delivery Drivers, f/t, p/t. Apply in person to Zach between 11 - 2pm, Theodore’s Restaurant - 19110 - 96 Ave. Surrey.

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CARRIERS NEEDED IN DELTA Please Call

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UPCOMING AVAILABLE ROUTES ROUTE# PAPERS AREA DESCRIPTION

ROUTE# PAPERS AREA DESCRIPTION 1-01 58 Blake Dr - York Cres, 72 Ave 1-02 129 114A St - 116 St, Cory Dr - 72 Ave 1-05 112 Westview Dr - Huff Bvld,Westview Pl - Southridge Rd 2-02 59 111 St - 112 St, 78 Ave - 80 Ave 2-05 111 113A St - 115 St, 77 Ave - 80 Ave 2-10 74 Filey Dr - 112 St, 74A Ave - 75 Ave 2-14 86 Blake Dr - 112 St, 72 Ave - 73A Ave 2-15 105 112 St - Fairfield Pl, 72 Ave - Glenbrook Pl 4-04 94 Cherry Ln - Stoney Cres, Faber Cres - Lyon Rd 4-07 80 108A St - 110 St, 64 Ave - Lawrie Cres 5-10 71 Westside Dr - Modesto Dr,Wiltshire Bvld 6-11 79 116 St - 118 St, 83 Ave - 84 Ave 6-13 160 117B St - 119A St, 82 Ave - 84 Ave 7-10 110 118 St - 119A St, 92 Ave - 94 Ave 7-12 103 114 St - 116 St, 90 Ave - 92 Ave 7-13 110 117 St - 119A St, 90A Ave - 92 Ave 7-16 130 112 St - 115 St, 88 Ave - 90 Ave 7-21 93 116 St - Fircrest Dr, 90 Ave - 91 Ave 8-01 90 River Rd - 112 St, 90 Ave - 92A Ave 8-11 65 Inverson Cres - Main St, Arpe Cres - River Rd 23-02 126 121 St - 123A St, 100A Ave - 103A Ave 23-09 88 120 St - 121 St, 96 Ave - 100 Ave 23-11 58 Queens Pl - Princess Dr, 96 Ave - 97 Ave

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

YOKOHAMA in Surrey is hiring F/T Cook who has +3yrs. Jap./Kor. cooking exp. & sec. sch. diploma req. Hourly wage will be $18.75. Main duty-Jap./Kor. cooking activity. Apply: (fax)604-584-4577, woogie_73@hotmail.com

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

BEST HAND IN TOWN. Hot Oil. 10am - 10pm. 10077 Whalley Blvd. 604-719-5628

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CLEANING SERVICES

#1 Cleaning Service, Saving u Time! Supplies Included. 10 yrs. Exc. Refs. Bondable. 778.386.5476

142 OFFICE SUPPORT/CLERKS F/T RECEPTIONIST position available at a busy Physio Clinic, Mon. to Fri. 11:30 am to 7:30 pm. Successful applicant should have excellent people communication and computer skills. Be flexible for holiday and sick relief. Salary depending on ability and experience. Email: Lenora at:

contact@ surreyphysiotherapy.com RECEPTIONIST req F/T for busy accounting firm. Should be comfortable Excel & Word. Must be able to speak Punjabi. Email resume priya@asbubber.com

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EXPERIENCED DRILLERS, Derrickhands, Motorhands and Floorhands. Seeking full rig crews. Paying higher than industry rates and winter bonus. Send resume c/w valid tickets. Fax 780-955-2008; info@tempcodrilling.com Phone 780-955-5537. Installer Req’d F/T for Golden Glass & Shower Doors Ltd. Duties: Read blueprints; work order specifications to determine layout & installation procedures; measure, mark guidelines; install, repair glass/shower & closet doors using hand & power tools. Sal: $18/hr. Basic English req. Punjabi an asset. Contact: Dilbag E-mail:goldenglassltd@yahoo.ca Fax: 604-593-5349 Location: Surrey, BC MILLWRIGHT JOURNEYMAN BCTQ certification mandatory. Fulltime opening @ West Coast Reduction Ltd in Vancouver. Competitive wage and benefits. Email resumes to rpretorius@wcrl.com WELDER FABRICATOR A well established truck & trailer company has immediate openings for several experienced ticketed positions at their location in Surrey. These are permanent positions, wages are negotiable. Candidates who fulfill the requirement should Fax resume

604-596-3106

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MANUAL Labourer Mitsui Homes Canada Inc is a lumber reload and re-manufacturing plant in the Port Kells area of Langley. We are looking for part-time labourers. No experience necessary but must be hard working and willing to work outdoors. Starting wage is $14.59. Fax resume to 604-882-8413 or email to general@mitsuihomes.ca

Give the Gift of Music! Gift certificates available for Piano, Guitar & Kindermusik classes (Pre-School Music and Movement classes) at NUVO MUSIC SCHOOL in Morgan Creek.

Call 604-614-3340 www.nuvomusicschool.com

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Julie’s Housecleaning

HEALTH PRODUCTS

Detailed, prof. service-7 days/wk. Incl. laundry/dishes. Move-in/out. Refs. avail. Starting at $19/hr. 4 hour minimum.

$10 CASH BACK for every pound you lose. Herbal Magic. Lose Weight Guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic now at 1-800-827-8975 for more information. Limited time offer.

778-808-1052 jds.clean@gmail.com

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CONCRETE & PLACING

Concrete Lifting Specialist

Bonniecrete Const Ltd Free Est & Warranties D House & Garage Floors D Driveways D Patios, etc. D Raise to Proper Height D Eliminate Trip Spots D Provide Proper Drainage Unique Taste, Unique Menus... Gourmet, Customized Menus Tailored To Your Function... • Dinner Parties • Executive Meetings • Family Gatherings • Weddings / Banquets • B-B-Ques • Funerals We Come To You! Doing It All, From Set-Up - Clean-Up.

Over 25 yrs exp.

Ross 604D535D0124

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

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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 DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500. 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

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Reno & Texture Specialist, Painting.

“No job too small”. 604-825-8469 ARCO DRYWALL Ltd. Board, Tape Texture, Frame. New & Reno’s. 20 yrs exp, free est Mike 604-825-1500 PSB DRYWALL ★ All Boarding, Taping, Framing & Texture. Insured work. Call Parm (604) 762-4657

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Lic. Electrician, #10151 reasonable rates. Big or small jobs. Renov. change panel. 604-802-5137. YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.

263 EXCAVATING & DRAINAGE DRAIN TILE CLEANING, video inspection, repair or replacement. Mini excavator service available. Drainrock Industries 778-773-6657

MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660.

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A Call to Vern. Free Est. Drywall,

LEGAL SERVICES

Framer.Warr.FreeEst.Renos,decks, Sheds, Garages, Stairs, Mouldings, Bsmts, Ext/Int Walls. 604-833-9741

CRIMINAL RECORD?

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Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

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Looking to relocate to the Beautiful Okanagan?

RETAIL OPERATIONS MANAGER Silver Star Ski Resort Ltd requires a Retail Operations Manager to oversee all of our Retail and Rental Operations. This position will be responsible for staffing and service, providing strategic direction and leadership with regards to productivity and customer satisfaction. He or she is responsible for managing budgets, and overseeing the retail/rental team in order to drive revenue growth, increase productivity and promote a high level of customer satisfaction. The Retail/Rental Operations Manager is also required to communicate the implementation of new programs to store level management and employees, and ensure that rules and regulations are observed by every employee in the company. Six or more years previous management experience in a retail environment with proven leadership abilities. Strong technical knowledge of both soft and hard goods as it relates to the ski/board/bike industry is an asset. Silver Star Ski Resort offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Closing date: February 10th, 2012. Qualified applicants should contact Human Resources at: hr@skisilverstar.com

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APPLIANCE REPAIRS

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

Action Carpet & Furn. Cleaning Special pkg $79. Call 604-945-5801

.Jim’s Moving Winter Service

TURKEY MANURE, DELIVERED, $10 yard, minimum 4 yards. 604538-4435

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627 ▲ Joes External Roof Cleaning Roof Washing Specialist. Gutter & Window Cleaning. * Fully Insured * Licensed * Bonded 21 yrs. exp. Joe 778-773-5730

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EXP. CARPENTER / HANDYMAN All types of work! No job too small! Over 20 yrs exp! Ed 778-888-8603


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MOVING & STORAGE

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

20% JAN. DISCOUNT NOW ON flooring, painting & decking installations. Wholesale samples upon request. Refs avail. Don’t miss out, schedule today. Aron 604-542-9934

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

BEAUT BATHROOM & KITCHEN Plumbing + Drywall + Elect. + Tubs & Showers & Sinks + Toilets & Tile + floors + countertop + painting. Sen disc. Work Guar. 21 yrs exp. Call Nick 604-230-5783, 604-581-2859.

AFFORDABLE MOVING

Quality work at a low price.

Local & Long Distance

In business 25 years. Free Est’s.

FLEETWOOD WASTE Bin Rentals 10-30 Yards. Call Ken at 604-294-1393

PSK PAINTING

Best Local Roofs & Repairs Great price refs Paul 604-328-0527

Interior Specialists.

Fully Insured.

$45/Hr

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

Peter 778-552-1828

F Cedar to F/G Conversions F Asphalt Re-Roofing F Torch on & Bur Membranes F Repairs to All Types of Roofing

604.533.8322 www.surlangroofing.com

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REAL ESTATE 626

RENTALS

HOUSES FOR SALE

CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977 CHIHUAHUA, 5 year old, female, very sweet & clean, $450. Call 604794-7347

CLOVERDALE. Updated 1 bdrm, $765 incl heat / ht.water / prkg. N/P. 604-576-1465 or 604-612-1960.

ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPPIES Male/Female, shots, micro-chip, vet checked, health guarantee. $2400. Call 604-970-3807.

DELTA WEST 4895 - 55B St., Ladner Spacious 1 bedroom

A Honest Man Moving & Delivery. Packing, cleaning & carpets. Handyman Services etc. 604-782-3044 APARTMENT MOVERS 604-957-9524 Winter Special - Save, 40% off Jan 15th - Feb 15th Govt. assistance moves welcome.

EZ GO MOVERS Quick & Reliable Movers

From $48/per

604-580-2171 www.ezgomovers.com SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

Balcony, rent incl heat & h/w. Prkg avail. Refs req’d, N/P

Call 604.946.1094 Bayside Property Services Ltd.

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$38/HR!Clogged drains,drips,garbs sinks, Reno’s toilets. No job too small! Lic’d/insured. 778-888-9184 A LICENSED/ HONEST PLUMBER & GAS FITTER with 31 years exp. Very neat work Refs. Reas. rates. Free est. 24 hrs.Don: 604-220-4956

BADESHA PLUMBING

& HEATING Residential, Commercial Licensed & Bonded Free Estimate Emergency Service Available 604-889-0949 778-889-9345

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

RENOVATIONS

FINISHING, HARDWOOD & LAMINATE FLOORS CUSTOM SHOWERS & SAUNAS

CALL BRENT (604)240-1920 288

Running this ad for 8yrs

PAINT SPECIAL

~ Certified Plumber ~

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A FAST MOVING & CLEANING. Prof. movers. *Garbage removal. Insured, great rates. 778-888-9628

SAVE ON ROOFING

Guildford Mall / Public Library

Senor discout, Work Gtd, Refs. 24/7 Free Est.

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

Honest Man Rubbish removal. Fast on his service,best rates, clean-up, handyman Services. 604-782-3044

bradsjunkremoval.com

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!!

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

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

~ 604-597-3758 ~

CASTRO’S JUNK & DEMOLITION

Interior Painting. Drywall Repairs. Textured Ceiling Repair. Free Estimates. Call (778)709-1081

604.

Reno’s and Repairs

FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (604)596-2841

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

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

WCB INSURED

Vincent 543-7776

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS AT NORTHWEST ROOFING Re-roofing, Repair & New Roof Specialists. Work Guar. WCB.10% Senior’s. Disc. Jag 778-892-1530

220.JUNK(5865)

You Name It & It’s Gone! Best Rates. Free Est. (778)891-4017

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

PRESSURE WASHING

STORM FORCE PRESSURE WASHING - Call Terry for Free Estimates. (604)353-3632

EVERGREEN APARTMENTS

Specializing in New Roofs, re-roof, repairs. * WCB * Fully Insured

ON CALL 24 HOURS/DAY

KITCHEN CABINETS

MOVING & STORAGE

GATEWAY: Newer 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 6 appls, balcony. Walk to SkyTrain. Immed poss. $1250. (604)722-1500

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

HOME REPAIRS

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

Roofing Experts. 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank.

(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

HANDYMAN, Electrical, Plumbing, Tile, bathrooms, and repairs. Mike 604-594-4791

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PLUMBING

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005

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RenoMan. Laminate floor & Tile SPECIALIST. Deck & Stairs repair Kitch & Bath, Drywall, Patching & Taping. All Big and small Jobs. Many years of exp. 604-728-3849

APARTMENT/CONDO

CLOVERDALE. SHERWOOD APT. 5875-177B St. 1 bdrm - $775, 2 bdrm - $950. Lndry facility. NP/NS. Avail immed. LEASE. Member of Surrey Crime free Multi-Housing Program. Call Lloyd at : 604-575-1608. ascentpm.com

LAB X PUPPIES, black, 1st shots, dewormed, ready now $300. 604807-9255

604-537-4140

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604.587.5865

www.recycleitcanada.ca FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!! *Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces * Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!

778-233-4949 T & K Haulaway

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TILING

AN EXPERIENCED TILE SETTER Interior / Exterior Call BRUCE @ 604-583-4090 We always advertise with “THE LEADER”

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

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $ Morris The Arborist 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

PETS 477

PETS

BEAGLE PUPS, tri colored, good looking, healthy, vet check $600. (604)796-3026. No Sunday calls BLUETICK COON HOUND PUPS, born Dec 1st, females only, $350. Call: (604)856-7316 BORDER COLLIE/LAB/shepherd X, black 18 mos old, med/lrg neutered, family friendly dog, loves to play $100 to good home (604)302-5191 Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442/604-854-1978 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

Crime Free Multi-Housing Certified Ask About Incentives! Spacious Suites, very competitive prices. Extra large 1 & 2 BDRM ste’s, lots of storage. Heat/hot water incl. Access to Vancouver via freeway, 1 bus to Skytrain. No pets.

MALAMUTE WOLF Cross - 10 wks, 1st shots, dewormed. Great temperament. Mostly white. 1 M, 3 Fem. $700 ea. (604)319-8419 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

Phone 604-582-0465 LANGLEY

Registered Belgian Shepherd Tervuren. Import lines. 1-250-392-5531 dmcyr@wlake.com

BRIGHTON APARTMENTS

Large 1 Bdrm. Apts $200 Move-In Allowance

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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.

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 506

APPLIANCES

GE DELUXE FRIDGE Oldschool diner style - White ext. chrome and mint green int. Super Cool. Exc. working cond. Neat for patio beer fridge! $200 / 604.488.9161

518

BUILDING SUPPLIES

STEEL BUILDINGS FOR ALL USES! Beat the 2012 steel increase. Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands NOW! Call for FREE Brochure - 1-800668-5111 ext. 170.

545

FUEL

MATT’S FIREWOOD DELIVERIES All hardwood. Fully seasoned. Stored inside. (604)532-0662

548

FURNITURE

MATTRESSES staring at $99 • Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331

560

MISC. FOR SALE

CAN’T GET UP your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591. Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991

REAL ESTATE 603

Call 604-533-0209

627

LANGLEY, BC, 31.24 acres

612 BUSINESSES FOR SALE ART & FRAMING GALLERY Established (14 years). Owner retiring. Willing to train if required. $35,000 plus inventory cost. Lease 2000 sq ft @ $1100/mo. Phone 604-8267993 or email:

LANGLEY

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS 1996 NORTEC mobile home, 14x70. Clean and bright, sunken liv. rm., lam. floors, attached room and deck. Must be moved. $42,000. (604)626-4294 New SRI.com 16x52 mobile home in Langley adult park. $114,900. Pet OK. Chuck 604-830-1960.

636

MORTGAGES

CLAYMORE APTS 1 & 2 Bdrm Apts Avail $200 Move-In Bonus!! Close to shopping & schools. Seasonal Swimming pool, and tennis court. 3 Appliances (fridge, stove dishwasher), blinds hot water and parking included. Carpeted throughout. Some pets welcome.

5374 - 203rd St, Langley

Call 604-533-9780 NEWTON. 2 BDRM, adult bldg. Heat, h/wtr, sec prkg. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-572-4675, 604-596-9977. NEW WESTMINSTER

Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

Large newly renovated 1 & 2 bdrm apts available in well-kept 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

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

SURREY

696

OTHER AREAS

Regency Park Gardens

HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, where healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “the most friendly country on earth”! 1-780952-0709; www.CanTico.ca.

Large 1 & 2 bedroom units Rent from $725.00/mo.

Phone: 604-581-8332 & 604-585-0063

RENTALS

ACREAGE

In ALR, flat land, good drainage, creek. 10 acres in cottonwood trees balance in mixture of pasture and bush. Qualifies for farm taxes. Older barn. Lovely building site for dream home. Drilled well, plentiful excellent water, designated septic field. 5 Minutes to hospital, shopping complex & indoor pool. $1,800,000. Call: (604)534-2748

HOMES WANTED

WE BUY HOMES BC The OLDER. The DIRTIER. The BETTER. Flexible Terms. Quick Closing. Call us First! 604.657.9422

706

SOMERSET GARDENS (S. Sry) Family housing, 1851 Southmere Cres. E. 2bdrm appt. starts at $875. Pet friendly, nr all amen, heat, Community garden. 604-451-6676

APARTMENT/CONDO 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

CLOVERDALE Apts: 1 Bdrm $750; Incl heat, h/w & prkg. N/P. Secure bldg. Lndry facilities. 604-576-8230 CLOVERDALE BENBERG APTS. 17788 57 Ave. Senior building,1 & 2 bdrm suites avail now. Starting at $700 to $850/mo. 604-574-2078

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. Near park, pool, playground * Elementary school on block * Clubhouse, tennis court * On site security. Sorry no pets

Office: 7121 - 133B St. Surrey 604-596-0916

Refreshingly Clean Meticulously Maintained

chrisroylewis@gmail.com

Surrey Gardens Apartments

615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

for your new one bedroom home www.GreatApartments.ca

Steel Buildings STEEL OF A DEAL - BUILDING SALE! 20X24 $4798. 25X30 $5998. 30X42 $8458. 32X58 $12,960. 40X60 $15,915. 47X80 $20,645. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca.

From From It’s time to$670.00 discover $690.00

Owner Managed Sorry, No Pets

Call for details! 604-589-7040

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Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Surrey/North Delta Leader 27 RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

SURREY. Brookland Apartments 13468 Gateway Dr, nr Gateway Stn New 1 bdrm 3rd floor apartment. Great for student! Avail immed. $900/mo negotiable. 604-613-6485.

SURREY CENTRAL INN

Full Kitchen Units Available for Weekly and Monthly Rental. Kitchenware provided. Daily cleaning service provided. Credit card or deposit required to rent.

13939 104th Ave. Surrey 604-930-4850 SURREY Gateway. Brand new 2 bdrm condo @ 10878 City Parkway Steps to skytrain, 2 baths, 6 appls, 1 pkng. N/S, N/P. Avail now. $1275/mo. Call 604-715-8958.

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL GREENHOUSE FOR LEASE for flowering & bedding plants. Retail and wholesale. Fully computerized and automated system. 2.5 acres incl. greenhouse. Approx. 43,000 covered area. 1.5 acres set up for outside use. City water. High traffic area. 5498 Gladwin Rd., Abbts. Call 604-807-3910 for more info. S. SURREY. Warehouse, approx 1000 sq/ft 220 wiring, two 14’ doors gated, mezzanine. Suitable for storage. Avail immed. 604-541-9224.

715

DUPLEXES/4PLEXES

N. DELTA, 11856-72nd Ave. 3 bdrm grd flr. $1000 Incl hydro, heat, W/D. Avail now. 604-329-7858.

733 MOBILE HOMES & PADS Newton Mobile Home Park. 2 RV Pads avail. 604-597-4787.

736

HOMES FOR RENT

DELTA. AVAILABLE Now. Five bedroom house. Rent $2200. Close to everything. Call 604 825 2700 FLEETWOOD 156/84 newly reno 4 bdrm., 3 baths, 2 kit., 6 appl. Avail. Now. $1650 mo. 604-277-3583 FLEETWOOD 156 St/81 Ave. Newer 4Br, 2level, 3baths, 5 appls, fenced yrd, alarm, near all amens, Avail Feb 1. NS/NP. 604-507-4807

RENTALS 750

SUITES, LOWER

RENTALS 752

CLOVERDALE. 1 bdrm. Alarm/sat incl. Nr bus. N/P. N/S. March 1 $600 incl utils. 604-574-3142.

TRANSPORTATION

TOWNHOUSES

812

CLOVERDALE, 56/188. Newer 2 bdrm bsmt suite. Avail now, ns/np. $850/mo incl utils. 778-552-3438

LANGLEY

CLOVERDALE 62/181A St. 1 Bdrm gr/lvl, 796s/f, new bath/paint/carpet, inste w/d, nr bus. Feb1, ns/np, refs, $750 incl utils/cbl. 604-818-2526.

RIVERSIDE GARDENS FAMILY COMPLEX

818

2 & 3 Bdrm T/Homes Move-In Allowance!!

CLOVERDALE. ONE & two bedroom suites. In-suite laundry, dish washer, built-in microwave. All utilities,Cable and W-Fi internet included. Monthly rent $1050/2 br and $700/1br. 604-725-4814 or alian32@hotmail.com

FLEETWOOD - 1 bdrm - $600: or 2 bdrm-$900 very nice & clean, n/p, n/s, no partys. Inc. cable, internet & lndry. Avail. now. (778)571-0805

N. DELTA. Cougar Canyon Co-op is accepting applications for 2 bdrm T/H’s. $940.00. Nr schools, shops. Priv. yds, pet ok. $1900 share purchase and participation req. Send S.A.S.E. or P/U application at 6838 Nicholson Rd. V4E 3G5 or www.cougarcanyoncoop.com

FLEETWOOD. 1 bdrm bsmt suite. Avail. Feb. 1. N/S N/P. Call 604591-8084.

NEWTON, 3 bdrm T.H. 5 appls, 1.5 baths, storage, newly reno’d, $1200. Avail. now. (604)649-7252

FLEETWOOD 1 or 2 bdrm suite. Quiet neighbourhood. Avail now. N/S. N/P. $850/mo. 604-314-1023.

OWN a 2 or 3 bedroom townhome w/$3300 down. Several UPDATED T/H in good areas w/fenced yds. laminate floors and 2 PETS OK. $1199/mo. + $250 mnt oac $42k comb’s income + 680 credit. Higher down pmt ($14,800 down), lower mtg ($866/mo), 600 credit to quality. QUICK DATES ok and several HOUSES also available. $976$1716/mo. $6350 - $24,250 down and $65k com’b income. Call Jodi Steeves, ReMax Treeland for details 604-833-5634.

FLEETWOOD, 2 bdrm, very clean. Cls to amenities. $650. NS/NP. 778-3220-4848 or 604-726-7494. FLEETWOOD: 3 bdr grd lvl ste. Nr all amens. Avail. now. $950 incl hydro, np/ns, no lndry. (604)582-7224 FLEETWOOD. 5 bdrm, bright, lovely 2000 sq.ft. 2 suite joined with (2) l/rms/ d/rms. bathrms. kitchens, 1 stove only. W/D, N/S. $1700 incl utils. Avail now. 604-271-6412. FLEETWOOD lge. bachelor suite sep entry ldry., F/P, N/P N/S $600 mo Now 604-583-2806 before 6pm Fleetwood, Surrey. Lrg new 1 bdrm. Quiet area. Sep lndry. $700 incl util. ns/np 778-688-3852, 778-386-3853 GREEN TIMBERS 14216 91st Ave. Lrg bright 2bdrm gr/lvl ste. Nr park. ns/np $675 incl utils. 604-583-7615. N. Delta, 120/78th. Nice & clean 2 bdrm bsmt. Cls to amens. Feb. 1. N/S. N/P. $750. 604-502-9343 N. DELTA. Very clean 2 bdrm bsmt ste. NS/NP. No lndry. Nr amenits. $750. Avail now. 604-591-5064.

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SURREY CENTRAL, Newer 3/bdrm, 2.5 bthrms, 2 pkng, Avail now. $1300/mo. TJ @ Sutton Proact, (604)728-5460 SURREY SUTTON PLACE 3 bdrm 13834 102 Ave. Family housing nr amens, transit, schools, Crime-free multi-housing. $925/month. On site laundry. Call NOW 604-451-6676

SURREY TOWNHOUSES

“SIMRAN VILLAS” 2 & 3 bedrooms

$1100 - $1200/m

Quiet, Clean & Spacious 2.5 bath, patio, storage, d/w, w/d, f/p, N/S, N/P, 2-car garage, next to high school. Avail. Now!!

NEWTON. 1 bdrm ste. Own alarm/ ent. No lndry. NS/NP. Avail immed. $575 incl utils. 604-537-9646.

604-592-5663 12730 - 66 Avenue

NEWTON bright 2bdrm suite in new house, nr schools. Ns/np, avail now $750 incl utils/cable. 604-671-4358.

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S. SURREY, 124/74A Ave. Clean 2 bdrm, grnd lvl, $750 incl. utils & cable. No lndry. NS/NP. Feb 1st. 604-506-6661 or 604-783-7256.

SURREY: 14492 - 91A Ave. 2 bdrm bsmt suite, incl hydro & cbl. $550/mo. Avail. Feb. 15th. (604)588-5548 or 778-228-8361 SURREY 146/81A. 2 bdrm bsmt ste $650 incl utils. No lndry. N/P, N/S. Nr schl/bus. Feb 1. 604-307-3174

SURREY Central. Main flrs, 4 bdrm, 4 baths, liv. & fam. rms on main. $1800 + 60% utils. (604)581-6935.

SURREY 2 bdrm grnd lvl ste. Walking distance to Skytrain & city ctr. Incl utils. Immed. (604)341-4974

SURREY, Eagle Place, well maint. 4 bdrm. house, nice yard in great neighborhood. $1700 mo. + utils. Feb. 1 or 15. 604-313-4446

SURREY. 2 BDRM spacious basement suite. $950. Includes utilities. NS, NP. Scott Rd & 64th. 778-3857790

739

SURREY, 2 Bdrm ste, almost new. $700/mo incl heat/hydro & lndry. N/S, N/P. Ph: 604-353-7712.

MOTELS, HOTELS

LINDA VISTA Motel Luxury Rooms w/cable, a/c & kitchens. 6498 King George Hwy. Mthly, Wkly & Daily Specials. 604-591-1171. Canadian Inn 6528 K.G.Hwy. 604-594-0010

750

SUITES, LOWER

2 Bed Suite $675 Cable/Hydro incl. 7025 151 St. & 70 Ave call Jas 604572-3552 BIRDLAND, SPOTLESS lrg 2 bd, full bth, 4 appls, prk, priv entry, ns/np.$700+35%utils.604-581-0314 CEDAR HILLS; 2 bdrm bsmt ste. NP/NS. Cls to schls & shops. $650 incl utils. Avail now. (604)501-1920 CEDAR HILLS, 97/122. 2 bdrm newer house. Nr all amenits/SkyTrain. $600. NS/NP. 604-790-8076 CHIMNEY HEIGHTS. (67/150th). Spacious, bright & clean 2 bdrm suite. $630/mo. Incl. self controlled heat, lights, white f/s, priv. entrance. NS/NP. Call 604-720-9293. CLOVERDALE 168/60.New 1 bdrm in brand new hse. NP/NS, 1/2 blk. bus. No lndry. Avail now. $550 incl. cble utils. & net. Call 604-339-6664

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

SURREY 66/125 Brand new 3 bdrm 2 full baths, all brand new appls, own prkg, near schls. Avail immed, ns/np, $1100 incl util. 604-502-4868 SURREY 79A/140 St. 3 Bdrm, lrg grnd lvl suite, $850/mo utils incl. Avail Feb 1. NS/NP. 778-996-2150.

SURREY CITY CTR. Brand new 2 bdrm. N/S. N/P. $1,000 incl utils. Also 1 bdrm. $800. 778-862-2400. SURREY lrg 2 bdrm ste. Woodridge area near Fraser Hwy. Own W/D, avail now. NS. Call 604-575-2390.

751

SUITES, UPPER

CEDAR HILL Nice 3 bdrms main flr, fresh paint, f/p, W/D, balcony. Avail now $1050/mo. 604-583-7371. CEDAR HILLS. Large, clean, family oriented 3 bdrm main floor. W/D. Avail Mar1. NS/NP. 604-582-6982

CLOVERDALE: 174/50 Ave. - 1 Bdrm bsmt $725/mo + security deposit. Avail. now. (604)719-3195

N.Delta: 116/72 ave. lrg upper 3 bdr in 4-plex, lam/flr nr amen/bus/schl, N/P, n/s. Feb. 1. $1200 incl utils/lndry/pkg. 604-597-8622.

CLOVERDALE 192 St. & 69 Ave. $925. Brand new 1 bdrm bsmt ste, washer/dryer, ht/hw incl, sep entry. No pets/no smokers. Call 604-574-3257

NEWTON, 143A/71A. 5 bdrm. 2 full baths & 2 - 1/2 baths, dbl garage, liv & fam rms. 4 appls. NS/NP. Nr prk and schl. Avail now. $1500/mo + shared utils. Call 778-889-5228.

RECREATIONAL/SALE

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FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Up To $500 CA$H Today Fast Service. JJ 604-728-1965

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

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TRUCKS & VANS

1999 CHEVY VENTURE, white, auto, rebuilt trans, head gasket, new brakes, $2495. (604)826-0519 2009 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN stow & go seats, loaded. 2 Yrs/40K km’s left on Bumper to Bumper. $16,500. Call 778-294-0320.

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

Dual pane windows, awning, 6000 watt generator, heated tanks, fantastic fan and more! $47,983 (Stk.30951A) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES 2003 Ford Explorer XLT - 4X4, 4.6 v8, new tires/brks. Loaded. 178,000 kms. Well main. 604-816-5752 2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $8000 firm. Call 604-538-4883

847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS & OTHERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that creditors and others, having claims against the Estate of: Rose Frances SOKOLOSKI, formerly of Vancouver and Elim Village, Surrey, BC, Deceased, are hereby required to send the particulars thereof to: Ellen Brian, 32 Cassino Street, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 3B8 on or before February 23, 2012, after which date the estate’s assets will be distributed, having regard only to the claims that have been received.

1999 CHEVY BLAZER, black, mags 2” lift 4x4, Air Cared, std. new clutch $4995 obo 604-826-0519

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On August 12, 2011, at a Park near Alexandra Street and McBride Avenue (near Sunshine Alley), Surrey, BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Surrey RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $3135.00 CAD, on or about 22:21 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been obtained by the commission of an offence under Section 5.1 CDSA Trafficking a controlled substance. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2011-801, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is

filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg. gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria BC V8W 9J1.

On September 28, 2011, at 6968 130th Surrey, BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Surrey RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $825.00 CAD, on or about 17:33 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was a warrant authorized by the court pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada to seize evidence in respect of an offence under section 5(2) Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2011-806, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture

unless a notice of dispute is filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg. gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria BC V8W 9J1.

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On December 10, 2011, at Timberland Road in Surrey BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Delta Police Department seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: 1987 Freightliner Commercial Tractor Trailer, VIN:2FUPYDYB6HV284577, on or about 23:15 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was a warrant authorized by the court pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada to seize evidence in respect of an offence under Section 355(a) (possession of property obtained by crime over $5000) CCC and the subject property was seized as offence related property pursuant to section 489 (1) (seizure of things not specified) CCC. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2012-876, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will

be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www. pssg.gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria BC V8W 9J1.

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On October 19, 2011, at 8050 Harvie Road, Surrey, BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Surrey RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $9980.00 CAD, on or about 1205 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been obtained by the commission of an offence under CDSA s.5(2) Possession for purpose of trafficking, CCC s.244(1) Discharging firearm with intent. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2011-826, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is

filed with the Director within the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg. gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria BC V8W 9J1.

In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:

SURREY 92/147. Large 2 bdrm suite. Newly renov. new appls. Feb 1. $750. N/S. N/P. 778-388-4675. SURREY, Brand new 2 bdrm suite, sep. entry, avail. now, $750 incl utils, wifi net, cable. (604)338-4652

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In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:

SURREY: 1 & 2 bdrm grnd lvl bsmt stes. Big fenced yard. $500 & $700 utils incl. Avail Feb 1st. N/P N/S. (604)501-1862 or 604-773-9724

LANGLEY, Walnut Grove, 2147996th. 3 bdrms, 1½ bathrms. laundry. F/P. On acreage. Avail. Feb 15. N/S. N/P. $1275. 604-882-3808.

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SURREY 6438 King George 2 bdrm townhouse, basement, $935, family complex, no pets, 604-501-2533

NEWTON. 1 bdrm bsmt. $575/mo incl utils & satellite. N/P. N/S. Avail Feb. 1. 604- 572-6373.

PANORAMA 127/61. 2bdrm $650. mo incl utils, sat, alrm. Feb. 1st. n/p ns, n/ldry. Prkg. 604-375-2250.

RECREATIONAL/SALE

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On May 4th, 2010, at 10416 King George Blvd, Surrey, BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Surrey RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $1,180.00 CAD, on or about 8:00 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was evidence that the subject property had been obtained by the commission of an offence under Section 5(2) CDSA, Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2011-827, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture unless a notice of dispute is filed with the Director within

the time period set out in this notice. A notice of dispute may be filed by a person who claims to have an interest in all or part of the subject property. The notice of dispute must be filed within 60 days of the date upon which this notice is first published. You may obtain the form of a notice of dispute, which must meet the requirements of Section 14.07 of the CFA, from the Director’s website accessible online at www.pssg. gov.bc.ca/civilforfeiture. The notice must be in writing, signed in the presence of a lawyer or notary public, and mailed to the Civil Forfeiture Office, PO Box 9234 Station Provincial Government, Victoria BC V8W 9J1.


28 Surrey/North Delta Leader Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Knowledge is Golden LEARN THE FACTS AND PROTECT YOURSELF With gold and metal prices hitting all-time record highs, there’s never been a better time to sell your unwanted gold and precious metals. Sadly, some gold buyers take advantage of people who are unaware of how much their gold is really worth. And some of the same gold buyers do not know how to properly test the gold, and have little or no equipment to prove the value of the items. At Vancouver Gold, we have made major investments to acquire state-of-the-art gold testing equipment to be able to know exact details of the items being tested. There are a number of ways to evaluate your items, and you will be involved in each step along the way. The whole process usually takes between 15-30 minutes, with the evaluation taking up the majority of the time. Here are a few ways we test your gold:

ACID SCRATCH TEST

TRI-ELECTRONICS MACHINE

The first step we use is an acid scratch test. This may be the only test that is used if the test goes well. We scratch the item on a smooth touch stone (similar to slate). This does not damage the piece in any way, but makes a fine mark on the stone.

The second test that may be used is a Tri-Electronic machine. These machines use an electric current to determine the karat of gold.

SPECIFIC GRAVITY MACHINE

X-RAY FLUORESCENCE

The third test that may be conducted is a measurement of your item’s density. By weighing the item first on a normal scale, and then underwater, the density is calculated. Since gold is a very heavy metal, the density allows us to calculate the purity of your gold.

We use a rapid and high performance XRF Analyzer to measure the Gold and Silver content of your item. The XRF technique also allows us to detect the presence of other precious metals.

VancouverGold Honest

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Transparent

Paying you the Highest Prices, Guaranteed. Terms and Conditions can be found at www.VancouverGold.ca

Vancouver

Surrey

604.764.5134

604.582.GOLD (4653)

604.273.GOLD (4653) 604.984.GOLD (4653)

254 West Broadway

120-10362 King George Hwy

5951 No 3 Road

65 Lonsdale Avenue

(2 blocks East of the Broadway & Cambie Canada Line Station)

(2 blocks East of the Broadway & Cambie Canada Line Station)

Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm,

Tues-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm,

Sun/Mon Closed

Sun/Mon Closed

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm

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Tues Jan 31 2012 Leader