A thank you, from Fraser Downs

The following is a letter to Shirley Bond, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General of British Columbia
Dear Ms. Bond,
Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

B.C. Solicitor-General Shirley Bond.

The following is a letter to Shirley Bond, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General of British Columbia

Dear Ms. Bond,

Thank you from the bottom of my heart. My husband, David Jungquist, is a third generation horseman and my only child, James, is the fourth generation. This is the only business either one has ever known.

In October of 2009 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had numerous surgeries, chemo, and radiation. My treatments and surgeries continued until January of this year. My family had to deal with the uncertainty and the lack of racing and income while dealing with my sickness. Neither my husband or son felt they could leave B.C. to race elsewhere while I needed their support.

I am happy to report that I am in remission and thrilled that there is someone in government that cares about the horsemen and the businesses in Cloverdale/Surrey who depend on us. I want to thank you, not just for my family, but for the horsemen and

businessmen who are my friends.


Mary Jungquist,


Just Posted

Garage sale brings out some unusual characters such as Langley’s Holly Zonneveld

Surrey Little Theatre presents a hilarious gaggle of characters in its new play.

Four years for manslaughter in Surrey drive-by shooting

Mahdi Halane was rendered a quadriplegic until his death in hospital six years later at age 24.

Author at Surrey event glad to have book published ‘before reality totally overtakes fiction’

Ari Goelman, a business and criminology instructor, speaks at KPU Reads gathering Jan. 22

Cloverdale banker shares his love of swing dancing

Cloverdale’s Phillip Kunz shows dancing newcomers how to get into the swing of things

White Rock cannabis and adult entertainment bylaws to move to public hearings

Council will seek input on potential of allowing contentious businesses in city limits

VIDEO: Orcas put on a show near Hornby Island

Louis Jobodin shares photos and video of his experience

Body discovered in burnt out car near Trail

Police report a body was found in the burnt out trunk of a 1999 Honda Civic

VIDEO: B.C. Lions sign defensive back T.J. Lee to contract for upcoming season

The four-year veteran had a team-high four interceptions and 49 tackles last season with B.C.

How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

Test that cleared Trump was developed by doctor associated with McGill and Sherbrooke universities

Premier touches on multiple topics ahead of Asia trade trip

Housing and childcare are expected to be the focus of the BC NDP’s first budget in February.

UPDATE: Friends mourn boy, 15, killed in Vancouver shooting

John Horgan: ‘No stone is to be left unturned until we find the perpetrator of this heinous crime’

VIDEO: Explorers uncover Canada’s deepest cave in Fernie

The cave, named Bisaro Anima, was confirmed to have broken the record on New Year’s Day

Vernon to host largest Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in 2019

Games to be held Feb. 21-23, with more than 800 athletes expected to take part

Ex-BC Liberal staffer focused on ‘favourable’ ethnic communities in scandal: lawyer

Former communications director Brian Bonney’s sentencing hearing for breach of trust is underway

Most Read