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A North Vancouver father says he’s elated after winning a landmark court case that ruled the North Vancouver School District discriminated against his dyslexic son. Rick Moore, who began his legal battle 15 years ago, said he hopes the victory will help kids with learning disabilities get the help they need in the public school system. “The win against this district will have repercussions in all school districts,” he said. “They’ll think twice about cutting programs.” At the heart of the case was what responsibility the school system bears to help children with special needs succeed. In a decision handed down Friday morning, the Supreme Court of Canada agreed with Moore that by cutting services to his dyslexic son Jeff and failing to provide alternatives, the North Vancouver School District discriminated against Jeff by making it impossible for him to receive the education guaranteed to all children in B.C. “Adequate special education . . . is not a dispensable luxury,” the highest court ruled. “For those with severe learning disabilities, it is the ramp that provides access to the statutory commitment to education See Outdoor page 11

String of thefts prompts police warning Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

POLICE are warning North Shore residents to be on the alert after a string of crimes in which thieves targeted people they knew were carrying large amounts of cash. There have been at least three similar cases of theft and one case of robbery in North Vancouver and West Vancouver since July, according to WVPD Const. Lisa Schmidtke, all of which involved the victims being followed from currency exchange shops. Investigators believe they could be linked. Police on the North Shore caught on to the bandits’ M.O. after a man and woman were robbed in a quiet residential West Vancouver neighbourhood last Friday afternoon. See Thieves page 9

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War remembered

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WEST Vancouver’s Roy Wozniak is one of the last surviving RCAF veterans who fought in Dieppe. Seventy years after the battle, the decorated spitfire pilot recounts the harrowing events of that day. See story p. 3.

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Business Excellence Awards On Thursday, November 8, 2012, North Vancouver’s who’s who of business joined Master of Ceremonies, Chris Gailus, in the ballroom of the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier to celebrate business excellence for the 15th year with the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. The process began at the beginning of June with a call for nominees from the community at large, continued with a short listing of nominees on September 19th and concluded with the announcement of the award recipients last Thursday night.

In addition to raising recipients’profiles in the community, the awards increase awareness and provides much deserved recognition to business leaders in the North Vancouver community. Although only one finalist could receive an award in each category, at the Business Excellence Awards, everyone was a winner! For those of you who could not attend this sold out event, please visit the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce website (www.nvchamber.ca).

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Chris Sacré Sacré-Davey Engineering Inc. Founded in 1986 as Sacré Consultants Ltd, the company acquired Davey Engineering in 1999, and since that day, have been carrying on business as Sacré-Davey Engineering. The company thrives with a customer centered business and innovative solutions. Since their inception, they have grown from a small, single disciplined group to a mid-sized, full service, engineering and project management company, providing process and disciplined engineering and project management services.

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Aqua-Guard Spill Response designs, manufactures and distributes state-of-the-art oil skimming, recovery and transfer equipment. For 40 years, the company has provided equipment and services to over 1,000 organizations in 104 countries and has responded to some of the world’s worst oil spills disasters in history (such as the Exxon Valdez in 1989 to the BP Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010).

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With over 24 years experience in the recreation industry, Eddie Wood began his career at Mt. Seymour Resorts in 1998 and is the General Manager and President. In 2003 Eddie created a subsidiary company, Sea to Sky Park Services, operating BC Parks campgrounds and day use areas throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor and Fraser Valley. He has served on the boards of several Tourism related Associations and been actively involved in his sons’ school and sport fundraising initiatives.

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North Shore Disability Resource Centre was established in 1975 by a group of parents, professionals and advocates to create services to ensure that people with disabilities could live comfortably in their communities. The Centre has continued to expand both its mandate and services and work to ensure that people with disabilities have the opportunity to participate actively as contributing members of society.

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Fabio founded StudentYard Works in 2006, which has grown in sales and clientele. In 2005 he cycled across Canada to bring awareness for the Ronald McDonald House raising $20,000. In 2008, with determination, a strong work ethic and natural leadership, Fabio brought together a team to form Mattress Recycling, a company that has saved over 1,900,000 cubic feet of space in our local landfills. He strives to having a sustainable & environmentally sound business.

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ROY Wozniak’s Spitfire V shows holes in the fuselage after taking cannon fire in a dogfight over northern France on June 2, 1942. The pilot, now a West Vancouver resident, poses for a wartime propaganda photograph on the wing of a Spitfire with “Lucy,” his squadron’s mascot.

70 YEARS LATER, A CANADIAN SPITFIRE PILOT THE RECALLS HEARTACHE AND HEROISM OF DIEPPE

A wing and a prayer

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WEST Vancouver’s oldest living Spitfire pilot, Roman Roy “Wozzy” Wozniak, came closest to being shot down on June 2, 1942. It was the second sweep of the day for 403 “Wolf” Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force following an uneventful early-morning diversionary sweep over northern France when German fighters attacked it. Wozniak’s squadron was split into three sections of four planes— blue, red and yellow — each flying “finger four” formation. The next harrowing moments are recorded tersely in his logbook: “Flying Red 4 position when attacked by at least 45 Fokker Wolfe 190s and ME (Messerschmitt) 109s. Huns came from all directions trapping us inside of France. No escape. Sqdn. had to fight it out. I received cannon fire through fuselage, bullets in wings, engine and fuselage. Came home by myself and landed at home base.” The entry notes the names of six pilots out of 12 who failed to return home as well as one who was rescued from the English Channel. In fact, four of the six were captured by German troops after bailing out or crash-landing and spent the rest of the war as prisoners, a fact recorded in Peter Caygill’s book Spitfire Mark V in Action. Even so, it was a low point for Wolf Squadron: six pilots and eight aircraft lost. Wozniak’s brief log entry “came home by myself and landed at home base” doesn’t tell the whole story. The cannon shell that knocked his Spitfire Mark V into a spin left shrapnel in the armour plating of his seat and the heel of his shoe. When he came out of the spin, he had three German fighters on his tail. Twice, Wozniak broke sharply into the attacking fighters, the second time almost colliding with their leader, which was enough to make them break off the attack. But his troubles weren’t over. When he reached his Kenley (Surrey) base, the wheels on his plane wouldn’t drop. When this happened, pilots were instructed to dive and pull up, using gravity to release the wheel assemblies. But that day, Wozniak tried rocking his aircraft with the rudder first, and that did the trick. It turned

out to be a lucky decision: If he had tried the dive, he likely would never have pulled out of it. Shrapnel had sheared one of the two cables that ran from his joystick to the elevators on the Spitfire’s tail wing, and the other was partially sheared and stretched. Fortune then gave Wozniak a third pass that afternoon. Worried about the possibility of a stall because of the excess play in his controls, he flew straight in for a high-speed landing. But he came in too fast and realized he risked overshooting and hitting another plane at the end of the field. As he tried to add power to go around for a second landing attempt, his engine died. Wozniak didn’t know it, but a bullet had taken out one of the engine’s 12 cylinders. Out of choices, he touched down with almost no room left to avoid a collision, but as his wheels hit the ground, his aircraft suddenly swung itself around and came to a quick stop as if controlled by an unseen hand. Another German bullet had passed through his wing and punctured his right tire, causing his plane to dig in and turn of its own accord. As Caygill records Wozniak: “When I got out of the aircraft the medical officer asked me if I was OK. I said, ‘Just a moment,’ and looked up my pant legs to see if it was blood or sweat. Thank goodness it was sweat!” Recounting the landing 70 years later, Wozniak shakes his head and says, “Lucky, lucky.” He pauses. “You had to be lucky. I lost a lot of friends.” ••• Born June 29, 1919 in Saskatoon, Sask., Wozniak says his childhood was as normal as could be: two sisters, friends and lots of sports. His father was a maintenance worker for CN Rail. “We lived through the Depression years of course. The only trouble we got into was when we raided a neighbour’s garden for carrots or something like that.” Wozniak planned a career in pharmacy that, at the time, required a three-year apprenticeship and two years of university. He was in his second year of that apprenticeship with Ford’s Drugstore in Saskatoon when war was declared in 1939. He had recently taken his first commercial flight from Saskatoon to Regina with Air Canada in a plane “that held about six people.” The short trip had enthralled him, and he immediately volunteered as a pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

“The fellow at the recruiting office said to me, ‘We really want university grads for pilots. After all, we have the Maginot Line. I’ll take your name, and we’ll call you if we need you. “After Hitler walked around the Maginot Line, I got a callup.” However, the RCAF was ill prepared for training pilots, lacking both facilities and planes. Wozniak was eventually posted to RCAF Manning Pool in Toronto and then to guard duty at Hamilton airport. Elementary training finally began on March 29, 1941 at Fort William (Thunder Bay), where the instructors were mostly bush pilots and the planes mostly Tiger Moths. After 64 hours of dual and solo flying there and 100 hours of service flying in Manitoba, he graduated Aug. 8 — one of a few with a commission — and was earmarked for posting as a flight instructor. However, a friend of his was about to get married and Wozniak asked that his friend get the Canadian posting and that he should go to England. Wozniak was subsequently posted to #59 Operational Training Unit at Crosby-on-Eden, Cumberland, England, where he received six more weeks of training before being posted to RCAF 416 Squadron in Peterhead, Scotland in December. “So I get to Peterhead, a new airport that has a couple of strips of asphalt and a muddy field that’s a quagmire. I come in the adjutant’s office and there’s this beautiful blond WAAF officer behind the desk. I give her a snappy salute and report for 416 Squadron. “She asks where I was supposed to report, and I say Peterhead. ‘Well,’ she says, ‘this is Peterhead, but there’s no 416 Squadron.’ “Anyway she gets the CO (commanding officer), and he says, ‘I don’t know anything about 416 Squadron.’ “Then a couple more walk in, so he says, ‘Take their names and billet them.’ “I guess you could say it was early days.” The new 416 Squadron became the first line of defence against German bombers from Norway. As for that blond WAAF officer: “I spoke with her a few more times. Little did she know she was stuck with me.” See In War page 5

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Margot Martin was the assistant station adjutant and in a few months she would accept Wozniak’s proposal of marriage. Canadian Press, reporting on 416 Squadron, dryly noted: “P/O Roy Wozniak of Saskatoon is the first member of the squadron to go from solo to dual, having become engaged to Margot Martin, assistant station adjutant, on April 21. An engagement party was celebrated in the WAAF officers’ mess, thoroughly enjoyed by all the 416 officers except P/O Wozniak.” Shortly after the party, Wozniak and two other pilots were transferred to 403 Squadron on May 1 to take the place of other pilots who had been shot down. Asked what it was like forming friendships while facing the real possibility of being killed, Wozniak says, “In a way, you’re good friends and everything, but you don’t get too close — family-wise and so on.” Wozniak points to a photograph of himself sitting on the wing of his Spitfire with a small dog on his lap. An RCAF photographer whose job was to shoot “positive” propaganda photos posed it. Dogs as squadron mascots were popular. This particular little spaniel cross was called Lucy and belonged to fellow pilot Billy Lane. Shortly after the picture was taken, the squadron was briefed for a sweep over France “and just as we were getting out to our aircraft, here comes this soldier walking across the

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ROY Wozniak (top left) and the pilots of RCAF 403 “Wolf” Squadron at Kenley, England in 1942. field. It was Billy’s brother. They embraced and Billy said, ‘I’ll be back in a couple of hours and we’ll really whoop it up. Look after my dog.’ “The soldier takes the dog and says, ‘Say goodbye to your master.’ “And Billy says, ‘No, no, not “goodbye,” “so long.”’ “Wouldn’t you know it, Billy was the only one who didn’t come back. The CO had to tell the brother. The soldier took the dog and walked back across the field, and I never heard anything more about the dog.” Despite his instinct to remain self-contained, Wozniak would become close friends with another Prairie boy in 403 Squadron, Ed Gardiner, the son of Jimmy Gardiner, former premier of Saskatchewan and Minister

of Agriculture in Mackenzie King’s cabinet. They roomed together and Wozniak enjoyed being kept up to date on Canadian politics by Gardiner’s letters from home. Gardiner would also survive 403’s ill-fated sortie over France on June 2, 1942, but was shot down during the infamous Dieppe Raid of Aug. 19 that same year. Flying two sorties that day to provide air cover for the boats of the landing force, 403 Squadron destroyed six German fighters and damaged three more. It was a better showing than many of the RAF Spitfire squadrons. According to the BBC documentary Dieppe, the RAF lost 106 aircraft that day while shooting down 48 Luftwaffe planes. Wozniak is convinced that if the Allied planes had not been pawns on a map for Ground

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landmark ruling Friday by the Supreme Court of Canada is more than a victory for a North Vancouver family; it’s a step forward for disadvantaged students across the country. When the North Vancouver school district told Rick Moore they had no programs to help his dyslexic son, Moore decided to fight. Learning to read was a basic right of all students, he argued. Without the necessary help, the public education guaranteed to all would remain out of reach for his son. This week the top legal minds in the country agreed, noting pointedly “adequate special education… is not a dispensable luxury.” It’s a testament to Moore’s tenacity that he kept fighting, despite two

lower court rulings against him. He has always maintained the case was never just about his son; it was about all kids with disabilities. And he’s right. We often pay lip service to helping our most vulnerable, but when money gets tight, those principles fray. Struggling families are seldom in a position to exert political pressure, and decision makers know that. Among other things, the ruling underscores the importance of the judicial system in making sure our professed principles of equality have teeth. The highest court is still where the buck stops in insisting that minority rights be respected, despite the ‘tyranny of the majority’ that can govern political decisions. We should all be thankful for that vigilance.

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“The provincial government has structured B.C. Ferries so that it’s a money-losing proposition. We’re being asked to subsidize that ferry operation.” Coun. Craig Cameron objects to a recent move by B.C. Ferries to lower the assessed value of the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal from $47.7 million to $20 (from a Nov. 7 news story). ••• “It’s just a stupid evening to be running around at that kind of speed on a road like that. It’s just stupid driving.” Cyclist Alex Dumond discusses the driver of the car who clipped his back wheel before colliding with a tree on Westport Road. There were no serious injuries (from a Nov. 7 news story). ••• “There was enough division within the United States that it caused me to stand back from afar and wonder if I belonged there anymore.” For Capilano University president Kris Bulcroft, U.S. President Barack Obama’s reelection may mean going home again (from a Nov. 9 news story).

What’s in a naming contest? Gateway will be a Dear Editor: The following appears on the homepage of the District of North Vancouver website: “Welcome to the District’s Street Naming Contest page! A number of new road connections will be introduced over the coming years in Lynn Valley, Lower Lynn, Lower Capilano and Maplewood. . . . We’re looking for suggestions and ideas that capture the distinct identities and characteristics of each area. If your suggestion is chosen as the winner, you will receive a street sign with your suggested name on it! . . . In order to have your suggestions and ideas considered, please complete the survey by Nov. 23, 2012,” (dnv.org/streetnamingcontest). The last time I checked, this densification had to go through

public process. With the recent closure of the public hearing regarding on the Seylynn densification, there will be no public input about this at council meetings until council makes its decision. I find it a conflict that this notice appears on the district site. It’s another concrete indication that public process is not being followed. People are being brainwashed into believing that all this densification is a “done deal.” It is truly amazing how blatant they are with their developerdriven planning and the breakneck pace at which these developments are being foisted on the residents of the DNV. Wendy Qureshi North Vancouver

Dear Editor: Regarding recent story, Cyclist Beats Cyclist in Path Rage Incident (Oct. 28, North Shore News): I had my own encounter with path rage recently in West Vancouver. Being from North Vancouver and not familiar with the bicycle paths in West Van, I wound up inadvertently on the seawalk behind Park Royal. Seeing pedestrians, I operated my bicycle at an ultraslow rate. Suddenly, a man of a mature age placed himself squarely in front of my bicycle, causing me to fall over almost onto the rocks. Naturally I was angered, and I got up and asked him why he would do this. Angry words were exchanged, and other people started to get involved. Seeing that there would be no reasoning, I chose to be the bigger man and move away.

I was joined by another man who had entered the melee when he became afraid I was going to strike the man who had caused me to fall. He was not wrong; it had been very close. We walked together and discussed the incident. He was good enough to take me and show me where the bicycle path was. We agreed that while I was in error to have taken my bicycle onto a pedestrian pathway, the man’s reaction to my being there was foolish and out of proportion with the situation. I would ask anyone who finds themselves in a similar confrontation to consider whether their actions are sensible, mature and justified. An otherwise pleasant interlude on a beautiful day was interrupted unnecessarily, and the results could have been more serious. Paul Dukes North Vancouver

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The taxi driver’s guide to domestic bliss CAB DRIVERS don’t get paid like doctors, and they certainly don’t enjoy a physician’s prestige. Still, we expect them to exercise equal discretion, right?

We passengers assume cabbies have seen it all: the sloppily amorous couples, the shifty cheapskates and the drunken teens. We expect these drivers to keep schtum and file away the stories of their fares, maybe trotting out the odd one to entertain friends over a post-shift beer. They have to be plenty jaded, we reckon. Nothing we can do could startle them. Thus, last week my husband Stanley and I assumed that the fellow who drove us from the Ottawa airport to our downtown hotel would be as quietly circumspect as a Buddhist monk as he listened in on our heated conversation. Poor Stanley, who carries a cellphone while I do not, always has to deal with our

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Kate Zimmerman family’s emergency calls. So, shortly after landing, he was forced to try and sort out a squabble between Petunia and her brother Bart. We’d decided to leave them on their own for the better part of a week while Stanley attended a conference and I visited friends. This isn’t new; they’re grown-up enough to cope. Yet Stanley was tied up on the phone, trying to mediate the dispute from the disembarking zone all the way to the luggage

carousel, into the taxi lineup and then right into the cab. The conflict had been caused by my slap-dash decision to leave more “emergency money” with one child than the other, due to one child’s being older and therefore responsible for any random household expenses. The insult to the younger one was too treacherous to be borne; whereas the older sibling didn’t appreciate being woken up and harassed simply for being the recipient of the lion’s share. Stanley got tired of trying to discuss this on his lonesome and decided to put one of our kids on speakerphone. All of us then made our exasperation clear. After Stanley hung up, with no clear resolution of this extremely tedious (and unusual) dispute, our previously silent cabdriver finally weighed in. He had a thick accent, and his intonation was of the weary Eastern European variety. “My friends, the problem is not with your children; it is

with you,” he boomed in his deep voice, staring ahead as he navigated Colonel By Drive in rush hour. “I have two words for you: Gestalt therapy.” Uh…. He proceeded to tell us that this issue would never come up between his own children, because he didn’t treat them in an unequal fashion, and he would never give them money. All was harmonious in his home, he said, with everybody dedicated to the collective good. For some reason, this did not make me admire the cabdriver, or long to thank him for his generous counsel. Rather, I wondered how much it would hurt if we quietly opened the car doors while the vehicle was moving and flopped out, and then how fast we could run away. I was already fuming about the battle of Petunia and Bart, and had quarreled with Stanley over whether I was to blame because I was too vague in defining the purpose of the money. Our trip was getting

off to a terrible start. And while I am ordinarily drawn to any man who looks and sounds like Topol in Fiddler on the Roof, did I really need the Reb Tevye of Bulgaria weighing in? He evidently felt that the 10 minutes he had been forced to spend in our company had made him an expert on our family dynamic. I have rarely been more embarrassed. The cabbie went on to recommend an internationally renowned therapist he admired, who had an unintelligible name. “Google him,” he suggested. Google him? I couldn’t even spell him. Out of curiosity, I did Google “gestalt” later on, attempted to read an explanation of it and couldn’t understand a word. Even the diagrams were baffling. Over the course of our seemingly interminable ride together, our new advisor revealed that in university he had studied theology, psychology and philosophy. (I guess recklessness came naturally.)

The taxpayer’s best defence is more taxpayers

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Too often, the individual cannot see the bigger picture; I believe the residents of the area should consider the following: 1) It is plain to see for any proud member of the community that the waterfront village of Ambleside is in need of revitalization. 2) Some residents may feel that a seven/eight-

storey building will block their views, but as the community is built on a slope, it will have less effect than most realize. All will still have a limited view east to the Lions Gate Bridge and of sunsets to the west. The proposed development will be a welcome view in itself. Residents should be reminded that district council has struggled to keep property taxes down for the last few years, but they cannot continue to do this as

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demands for maintenance of infrastructure increase. The community will need to broaden its tax base — by increased development, both residential and commercial — if it wants to protect the residential taxpayer from exorbitant increases. Let’s give our council some credit; they know what they are doing! Colleen Walker West Vancouver

He’d left Bulgaria for Ottawa and had returned to his homeland to become a businessman. He’d moved back to our national capital after discovering his former country had been ruined by corruption. I felt sorry for this wellmeaning fellow, so I resisted my urge to suggest he re-visit Bulgaria and try to make it work. Instead, I respectfully did not roll out into traffic. And kind-hearted Stanley gave him a tip. kate@katezimmerman.ca

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Mall neighbours in COME for some loud nights TOGETHER for the Holidays

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NIGHTTIME construction noise will continue on Marine Drive this November and possibly into December as Park Royal construction crews hustle to get the road ready for holiday shoppers.

West Vancouver council voted unanimously Monday, albeit with a few reservations, to exempt construction crews from noise bylaws for 15 nights of construction and demolition work in November and December. Work began on replacing the overpass that connects the two halves of Park Royal across Marine Drive with an at-grade intersection last July. The project was slated to be finished by the end of October, but design changes and difficulty finding equipment for the new traffic signal on Marine Drive have caused delays. The intersection is now set to be operational Nov. 12. The noise bylaw exemption will affect many nearby residents, according to Coun. Nora Gambioli. “There are hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people living just a few feet away,” said Gambioli, who initially opposed the exemption. “My concern is about residents who live next to this.” Construction crews are scheduled to work from Nov. 13 to Nov. 30, starting at 11 p.m. and finishing at 6 a.m. from Sunday night to Thursday night, according to Park Royal communication co-ordinator Amanda Eaton. The pedestrian bridge is set to be removed Nov. 20. Despite initial resistance, the outnumbered

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NIGHTIME construction will start at Park Royal this week. Gambioli ultimately voted in favour of the motion. “The overpass has to come down. You can’t knock it down in one or two nights,” said Coun. Craig Cameron. “It would be asinine for (Park Royal) to have a drawn-out process.” “It’s a question of public safety to do it at night,” concurred Mayor Michael Smith. Two councillors pointed out that switching to daytime construction would result in traffic bedlam, forcing thousands of cars onto Keith Road. Construction has already necessitated road closures, including shutting down the four-way stop in front of Shoppers Drug Mart for a few days. Council approved the project last July despite concerns about rush hour traffic clogging Marine Drive. Paving work on Marine Drive, while dependent on weather, is set to start Nov. 29. The work is taking place in conjunction with a planned redevelopment of Park Royal South, including 20 new stores.

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Approved Intersection on Marine Drive at Park Royal set to operate as of November 12 Thank you for your patience and understanding over the last five months while we have been completing construction. We are working hard to ensure that traffic patterns get back to normal in and around Park Royal, just in time to welcome you for Holiday shopping. The approved intersection on Marine Drive at Park Royal will be open and fully operational on Monday, November 12, along with a second intersection within the shopping centre between Home Depot and Extra Foods. Both intersections will provide greater safety for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. These two intersections, along with improved pedestrian sidewalks, bus priority lanes, new bus shelters and cycling lanes, will enable the community to move around Park Royal and the vicinity in a more efficient and safe manner. Once the intersections go into full signalization, work to remove the west vehicle overpass will take place from November 13 – 21, between the hours of 8 PM and 6 AM. Appropriate traffic diversions and traffic management will be in place as needed and the work will occur overnight (Sunday to Thursday nights only). Due to the nature of the work, an elevated level of noise is expected; however, steps will be taken to advance the work schedule as quickly as possible. The pedestrian bridge, which connects pedestrians from the north side of Marine Drive to The Village at Park Royal, will be removed on Tuesday, November 20 between 11 PM and 6 AM. The scope of work involved will require a full closure of Marine Drive with traffic being diverted through Park Royal North and The Village at Park Royal. This Holiday season, our Park Smart program will help traffic flow in and around Park Royal. Some of Park Royal’s initiatives include: · Free Valet Parking Service: Weekends only until the full-time schedule starts in early December – Drop-off zone is located on Park Royal South, just west of The Keg · Park Smart Radio: Tune in to 92.5 FM to find one of our 4,400 parking spaces · Parking Lot Helpers: Watch out for individuals in branded bright yellow jackets, who will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have · Longer Shopping Hours: Starting December 1, so you can have more days available to shop late To learn more, visit parkroyalconnected.com.

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - North Shore News - A9

Long list of changes tabled for Ambleside Public asked to comment on wide-ranging plans

Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

THE District of West Vancouver is forging ahead with a large-scale public process that could mean big changes for Ambleside in the years ahead. Municipal council gave the OK at its Oct. 15 meeting to taking public feedback on its Ambleside and Ambleside Waterfront Activation report in the New Year ■ Some of the ideas the public can comment on in early 2013: ■ Undertaking a commercial market strategy study for the area; ■ Putting in ocean-front restaurants at the recently acquired 1467 and 1472 Argyle Ave.; ■ Looking into allowing food trucks in the area; ■ Talking with restaurants and the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce about the possibility of sidewalk dining;

■ Finding a new community use for 1528 Argyle Ave. — also recently purchased; ■ Developing a business case for a new Arts Centre on Bellevue Avenue; ■ Finding a way to keep the Hollyburn Sailing Club as is but adding new uses to it; ■ Considering more closures of Argyle; ■ Testing new locations for a farmers market on 14th Street between Marine Drive and Bellevue; ■ Looking at upgrades to the Silk Purse Gallery ■ Taking proposals for food concessions in Ambleside Park; ■ Building a new playground a John Lawson Park; ■ Improving the streetscape and sidewalks; ■ Finishing the Spirit Trail. “This is an exciting time for West Vancouver,” said Mayor Michael Smith in a release. “We are fortunate to be in a position where the community can come together and see tangible progress on the waterfront through meaningful, on-the-ground projects to revitalize Ambleside. “These initiatives are based on years of thoughtful planning and a community-wide aspiration for a vibrant and dynamic waterfront that has something for everyone.”

Thieves targeting exchange customers

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Two men took an undisclosed amount of cash from the couple in the rear lane of the 1100-block of Fulton Avenue around 2:45 p.m., according to West Vancouver police. Once they had the loot, the suspects fled to a vehicle with a female driver.

Luckily no one was hurt in the incident, police said. No descriptions of the suspects have been released. Police are warning residents to take extra caution if they are going to be handling large amounts of cash. Anyone with information is asked contact the WVPD at 604-925-7300.

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Outdoor school put ahead of vital service From page 1

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RICK Moore and son Jeff have won a Supreme Court of Canada case that concluded the North Vancouver school district discriminated against Jeff by cutting a program that could have helped him with his dyslexia.

made to all children in British Columbia.” Moore said he hardly slept the night before the decision was handed down. When it was finally released before 7 a.m., “I scrolled right down to the end (of the document) and I jumped right out of my chair,” he said. “There was some screaming and yelling.” Friday’s ruling marks the end of a long battle for the Moore family that began in the 1990s when, as a young child, Jeff struggled for several years while attending North Vancouver’s Braemar elementary. The school district had recently closed a program that offered intensive remediation to students with learning disabilities. Eventually, his parents pulled him out of the public system, hired tutors and re-mortgaged their house to pay for private schools that specialized in helping learning-disabled students. The school district will now have to pay the Moores the $100,000 they spent on private schools. Jeff, now 25, has long since graduated from high school, but his father said the case was never just about their family. “This case was always about the children who couldn’t benefit from the education Jeff was able to get,” because they couldn’t afford it, said Moore. “There are thousands of families who have rested their hopes on

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— while cutting the intensive special needs programs. The court ruled the province was not responsible for the decision. Margot Young, an associate professor at the University of British Columbia’s law faculty, said the decision sends an important message to government that basic services like education can’t be denied to people with disabilities. Susan Lambert, president of the B.C. Teachers Federation, also praised the Moores for persevering with their case.

“No family should have to fight so hard to get their children the education they deserve,” Lambert said in a statement. Lambert said the situation for kids with special needs has only worsened since the time Jeff struggled in the system. No one from the school district was available to comment on the court decision. In a statement, spokeswoman Victoria Miles said school officials are “disappointed” in the ruling but are still reviewing the decision with lawyers.

A12 - North Shore News - Sunday, November 11, 2012

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North Shore Veterans’ Reunion Lunch

by Paul McGrath

Churchill House’s Lloyd Love, Leigh Vincent-Lambert, program manager, and Fraser Campbell

Event organizer Stan Ward and Joni Vajda, outreach co-ordinator West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre “We’ll Meet Again,” the fifth Annual North Shore Veterans’ Reunion Lunch, took place at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre Oct. 20. Guests enjoyed remarks from MLA Ralph Sultan, a short film by Ed Jackson entitled Awakening and live musical entertainment. The stories of North Shore veterans were recorded by North Shore Air, Army and Sea Cadets. The annual reunion is made possible through the support of private citizens, churches, service and community organizations and local businesses.

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ARGYLE secondary choir teacher Frances Roberts leads her concert choir in a rehearsal for a featured performance at the 12th annual World Kindness Concert, Nov. 16 in Vancouver.

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THE members of a North Vancouver high school choir are among the talented crop of performers joining forces for an upcoming concert issuing a call for a kinder world.

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“We’re always trying to get that mark or that trophy to make us happy but it’s the journey that I’ve found that makes us happy and that we’re in it together and that we create community. . . . It really comes down to simple acts of kindness. It’s really about just being kind to each other.” Tully endeavours to empower people to be proud of who they are, think for themselves and from their heart rather than their head. “When we’re connected to our heart then we see that we all have the same feel-

ings, we all have the same fears, we all have the same needs and things like colour and age and style, those things all slip away and we just see each other’s beautiful hearts,” he says. Tully founded the World Kindness Concert in 2000 and over the years it has supported a variety of programs and organizations, including the Kindness Foundation of Canada, which it still supports today. Funds raised from this year’s edition will support the foundation’s Kindness Counts at School Toolkits

program, a resource for affecting positive change at school and home. Other programs being supported through this year’s concert include Kindness ROCKS, Roots of Empathy and Kindness Heals. The World Kindness Concert has grown to be a major production, thanks to the performers and volunteers, as well as Moon Coin Productions’ Jonas Falle and Jeanette O’Keeffe, who’ve served as producers for the last two years. Argyle secondary’s concert

choir, composed of 48 Grade 11 and 12 students, will be performing in the concert for the second time this year. Tully asked them to come on board after watching them sing at a fundraiser for South African education initiatives at Kay Meek

Centre last year. “The whole message that (Tully) has about creating a kinder world and the whole anti-bullying message has been something that has been so See Songs page 15

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Gum disease is an infection in the gum tissues and bone that keep your teeth in place and is one of the leading causes of adult tooth loss. If diagnosed early, it can be treated and reversed. Studies show that 85% of people with persistent bad breath have a dental problem that is to blame. Good oral hygiene is essential in preventing bad breath. If treatment is not received, a more serious and advanced stage of gum disease may follow, leading to tooth loss. Regular dental cleanings and checkups are key factors in preventing this from happening.

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Trainer to tackle 24-hour obstacle course in N.J. IN the summer of 2011, I decided that I wanted to be in the best physical and mental shape of my life by my 40th birthday.

This meant I had exactly 16 months to reach my goal before the big one hit on Nov. 8. That fall, I came across an online advertisement for something called the Tough Mudder, an event planned for June 2012 in Whistler. What is the Tough Mudder? At the time, I didn’t know either. Turns out it’s a highlyintense obstacle course and run originally conceived by British Special Forces guys. You can start to imagine the details . . . On the Tough Mudder website, I discovered that the course would consist of a 12-mile run up and down the trails of Whistler (half the time running on snowy ground in almost freezing temperatures), including 20-24 obstacles like: The Arctic Enema, an open storage bin filled with ice and water that we would dive into and swim

through; The Electric Eel, seeing us crawl under barbed wire while trying to avoid getting shocked by any of the hundreds of electrically charged wires hanging inches above our backsides; and a frozen lake that organizers would chip the ice off in the morning so we could descend into it via an ice slide and flounder our way out and up the embankment of snow on the opposite side. Obviously any sane person would stay as far away from this event as humanly possible. So of course I was on the phone immediately, and within hours had registered myself and a team of five friends (they’re still friends, honestly! At least I think so). We were tough, right? We liked mud — 30 or so years of playing soccer in Vancouver after all. We were ready to train and conquer what organizers describe as the toughest challenge on the planet. I think I can still hear the snorts of laughter from my brother and sister when I told them what I was planning for my 40th birthday challenge, especially after they watched the video on the Tough

Mudder website. But as any of you with older siblings can attest to — there is no sweeter feeling than proving them wrong. My Tough Mudder team lived right across the Lower Mainland, from Port Moody to Kitsilano to Lions Bay. Training together was as much of a challenge as the event itself. So instead of trying to schedule group training into busy lives, we trained separately and kept each other up to date about how it was going. We did manage to do the Grouse Grind together a few times. As a personal trainer on the North Shore I have the benefit of training an absolutely fabulous group of clients. One of my clients, Munir Ali, is on the board of a new athletic clothing company called RYU — Respect Your Universe. He was another important source of inspiration as we geared up for race day. Now we just had to perform well enough to make our sponsors — and our wives — proud of us, and secure bragging rights for ourselves and our kids. No pressure. A starting gun and we were

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NORTH Shore personal trainer Kevin Boardman has qualified for the World’s Toughest Mudder, a 24-hour challenge in Englishtown, N.J., next weekend. off! The Tough Mudder is all about camaraderie. You cheer your fellow “mudders” on whether they are on your team or not. I’ve never experienced such a degree of support from other athletes or spectators in all my racing life. It was intense. Dirty. Freezing. Hardcore. And, utterly amazing. In the end, our team dragged our wet, cold bodies across the finish line in two hours and 25 minutes. A fantastic result, placing us in the top five per cent of the day’s competitors. (Thank

you Grouse Grind!) We celebrated with showers, hot tubs, and a weary, but elated, night out in Whistler. Those bragging rights kicked in as we relived every crazy obstacle. The last comment made before heading to bed that night was, “Maybe we should sign up for the Seattle Tough Mudder.” So, a few weeks later on Sept. 29, there we were, heading back into the craziness. A few key things were different this time. First, we knew what to expect, and we approached our training differ-

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NORTH Shore Mountain Bike Association’s Mark Wood (left) and Mathew Bond recently presented on the success of the association’s Trail Adoption Plan program to delegates at the International Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit in Sante Fe, New Mexico. wanting to give back to the community,” says Wood. “Because of these organizations being passionate about being in the outdoors, whether it’s hiking or biking or just being out walking the dog, everybody is really connected to the trails and it just makes a good sensible closing of the loop for these businesses, based mostly on the North Shore, but again, we’ve got some national and international businesses, to give back to the trails.” Today, there are hundreds of volunteers involved in the program. “We gauge our success not just our group as an organization, but the whole community being behind these initiatives,” says Wood. The 2012 adopters are still completing work on their respective trails with anticipated completion by December. “We’re just starting to enter talks with a number of new adopters so we expect the program to expand even further than what it already is,” says Wood. In addition to time spent working on their trail, adopters make a financial commitment of $2,500, which covers all costs associated with the retrofit. Wood and Bond’s session at the Inter-

national Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit was well-attended and the response was “huge,” seeing them receive lots of “pats on the back” and interest expressed by groups wanting to launch their own version of TAP. Wood says the experience in Santa Fe proved eye-opening, referencing the expression, “you can’t see the forest because of the trees.” “Once you leave this region you really see how heralded our trail network is. The North Shore is famous. It’s one of the most famous spots on the planet for mountain biking. It started here long before many other places. There’s always a huge, huge interest when you travel abroad or when you talk to people outside of this region, there’s always a huge interest in people just having this understanding of the history here and how profound the history is.” The duo also appreciated the opportunity the conference provided to learn from other groups and walked away with ideas regarding more improved and better ways to build trails and community, how to share the

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Comfort Keepers will host free support and information sessions for individuals caring for aging parents or family members with chronic illnesses the third Tuesday of every month, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at 206-1801 Welch Ave., North Vancouver. Info: comfortkeepers.ca.

Diabetes Awareness Month: London Drugs will offer diabetes and insulin management clinics on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Park Royal shopping centre, north mall, West Vancouver and from 3 to 6 p.m. at 2032 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Fee: $15. Info: healthblog.londondrugs.com/diabetes-insulin-management-clinics-2012.

Diabetes Awareness Month: Real Canadian Superstore will hold a dietitian led store tour Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m. at 333 Mount Seymour Blvd., North Vancouver. Also during the month of November, they will offer diabetes risk assessments. Info: drugstorepharmacy.ca.

Association is urging all present or past smokers over the age of 40 and experiencing breathing difficulties to take a spirometry test to check for COPD. Free tests will be offered Thursday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: bc.lung.ca.

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sport from a tourism aspect and how to grow their organization to get more people involved. “We’re at the point where we’re asking, ‘what’s next?’ We want to get to the next level and what is next and it really gave us food for thought for a number of different areas as to what the next steps are to continue to build on these successes that we’re having right now and keep that momentum moving forward,” says Wood. For more information on the NSMBA or to become involved in the Trail Adoption Plan for 2013, visit nsmba.ca.

Kevin Boardman is a North Shore-based personal trainer and owner of Soul Fitness. He’s also a freelance writer. Want to be a Tough Mudder in 2013? Train with Kevin at his 6 a.m. bootcamp, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Contact: kevin@soulfitness.com or 604-318-4818.

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IN honour of Remembrance Day, Jacqueline Bernard reflects on her years growing up in Holland during the Second World War.

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political occupation by the Nazis; maybe worse than military occupation,” Jacqueline remembers. “We were ordered to swear an oath of allegiance to Hitler before our Guide meetings and hockey games could continue. We refused. No more Girl Guides. No more hockey.” Cinema-goers had to be in their seats a half hour before the feature started to watch Nazi propaganda films. No Dutch person went to the movies during the occupation. “Whatever we could do to annoy the Nazis, we did,” recalls Jacqueline. She wanted to do more. Against her parents’ strict injunction, she carried messages for the resistance, riding all over town on her hose-tired bike. One day, Jacqueline

was assigned to deliver a message to the head of the local resistance. At headquarters, she was ushered into an office where, at his desk, was her father. “I handed the message to my father. He thanked me and did not say another word. Ice water was running through my veins and I remember nothing about getting home. I quit working for the resistance immediately,” she says. In September, 1944, the Allies liberated Holland as far as Arnhem. “We thought we would be next. But, I had the measles,” she says. “It was so unfair, how could I celebrate when I had the measles?” There was no freedom for the rest of Holland and no celebration. The Ypmas opened their home to six friends from Arnhem. Then came the winter of 1944-1945. “Cold, cold, we

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were so cold and there was no food.” It was the time of the Hongerwinter, the Dutch Famine. Winter gave way to “the sweetest spring” as, on May 5, 1945, the Canadians liberated all of Holland. On that day, Jacqueline, 19 years old now, rode out into the country to thank the farmers who had supplied her family with food. Hurrying home to celebrate, Jacqueline grabbed onto the back of a truck but the garden hose tires on her bike gave way and she was flung onto the street. Stiff and sore, Jacqueline could cheer but could not jitterbug, as she explained her accident to a group of French Canadian soldiers. The next morning, the soldiers arrived in a truck at Jacqueline’s home and unloaded eight sets of real rubber bicycle tires.

In 1948, Jacqueline came to Canada. “It was my way of thanking the Canadians. And, I thought I might meet a rich, handsome Canadian. Instead, I met a poor Dutchman.” Happily, Paul Tak was not so poor. They decided to make Canada their home, married and raised their children in West Vancouver. Jacqueline married hotelman and aviator Frank Bernard in 1970. During their 33 years together, Jacqueline and Frank travelled extensively, to their farm on Vancouver Island and to Mexico in their Aztec twin-engine airplane but West Vancouver, where they owned the landmark Park Royal Hotel, was home. “I will always be grateful to Canada. There is nowhere I would rather be.” Laura Anderson works with and for seniors on the North Shore. Contact her at 778-279-2275.

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November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to the West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m., Elizabeth Musto Room at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. Social Justice Panel — Gangs, Violence and Marijuana: Senator Larry Campbell, City of North Vancouver Darrell Mussatto, MLA Kash Heed, and activist Jim Mandelin discuss the effects of marijuana prohibition Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4-6 p.m. at Sutherland secondary. Free.

Tree Lighting Ceremony: Park Royal shopping centre will hold its annual ceremony Thursday, Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the village. The entire village will be lit at 7 p.m. sharp. There will also be holiday music, cookie decorating, chocolate samples and hot cocoa. Birthday Celebration: Past and current students, teachers, parents, grandparents and members of the community are invited to Hollyburn school for celebrations of its 100th birthday Nov. 16 and 17 at 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. On Nov. 16 there will be an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. with a reunion tea and welcome with musical celebrations, a birthday cake and the creation of a memory wall from 3 to 5 p.m. On Nov. 17 there will be tours from 2-5 p.m.

The Art of Book Reviewing: Learn how to skillfully express thoughts on books from author Caroline Adderson Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7-8:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.

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Girls’ Night In: Holiday shopping event on Friday, Nov. 16, 7-9 p.m. at Capilano elementary, 1230 West 20th St., North Vancouver. Vendors will sell jewelry, clothing, skincare products, household items and more, and will donate 20 per cent of sales to the school. Admission: $5. Info: capilanopac. com. Starry Nights: Park Royal’s annual holiday shopping nights will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 in the north mall and Wednesday, Nov. 21 in the south mall. There will be exclusive shopping specials, entertainment, a wine and cheese lounge, prizes and more. Tickets are $10 each or $15 for both nights and are available at guest services. Candy Cane Fair: North Lon-

sdale United Church will hold its annual fair Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at 3380 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Featured will be a hot lunch, homemade pies, baked goods, packaged surprises and more. Info: 604-985-4911. Pets and Friends will hold a pet photos with Santa fundraising event Saturday, Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Village Pet Food, Caulfeild Village shopping centre on Headland Rd., West Vancouver. Receive a 5x7 photo for a donation of $15 or more. Open House at Seymour Heights Parent Participation Preschool Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon at 800 Lytton St., North Vancouver. Info: seymourheightspreschool. com or 604-929-1813. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your nonprofit, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@nsnews.com. To post online, go to nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.

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Christmas Craft Fair: Lions Gate Hospital will hold a fair Friday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital’s gym and hallways at 231 East 15th St., North Vancouver. There will be 42 vendors with handmade crafts. For every craft purchased, a free raffle ticket will be provided toward 10 different baskets.

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Bylaw 7940 would amend the Zoning Bylaw to change the zoning at 2955 Brookridge Drive to establish specific lot size regulations which would allow the current lot to be subdivided into two lots.

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The bylaw, staff report, and other relevant background material are available for review by the public at the Municipal Clerk’s Office or online at www.dnv.org/public_hearing. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

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Polynesian Dance Classes: Beginner classes for adults and children, Sundays and Mondays at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-982-8311.

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Info: Diana, 604-922-3414. North Shore Cric Crac Storytelling Evenings presented by the Vancouver Society of Storytelling take place the first Sunday of every

Bingo: Every Monday at 6:15 p.m., North Vancouver Legion, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604988-3712. Canadian Federation of University Women — West Vancouver Branch: The CFUW is an organization committed to promoting

education, improving women’s status and human rights as well as offering fellowship and professional contacts. Meetings are every third Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. New members welcome. Info: 604-925-8445 or www.cfuwnvwv.vcn.bc.ca. Contract Bridge: Every Monday and Thursday, 12:303 p.m. in the Cedarview Room at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Drop-in fee: $1. Info: 604-987-7529. English Conversation Corner: Drop in to the Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver and practise and improve your English language skills Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Info: www.nvdpl.ca, 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or 604-644-9621.

Espiritu Vocal Ensemble, a high profile community choir that performs a wide variety of music, is looking for motivated singers. Rehearsals take place Mondays, 7-9 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Singers should have basic music reading skills. Call 604-922-2513 to set up an audition time. Friendship Toastmasters Club meets to improve communication and leadership skills every Monday, 7:15 9:15 p.m., at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Info: friendshiptoastmasters.com. Gleneagles Scottish Country Dance Club: Beginner and intermediate classes every Monday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. For more information call Louise at 604-987-3792.

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Israeli Dance: Every Monday, beginners 6:15-7:15 p.m., intermediates and open dancing, 7:15-9:30 p.m. at Congregation Har El, 1305 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Fee: $6 per class. Info: 604568-4771. Logos Toastmasters Club: Hone your public speaking skills in a fun learning and social environment. The club meets Monday at 7:30 p.m. at 659 Clyde Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.logostoastmasters. org or 604-929-7957. Mount Seymour Lions’ Club meets on the first and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Dave Mair 604-929-4135. Musicians Wanted: The West Vancouver Concert Band, an

adult band for brass, wind and percussion instruments is looking for new members. The band performs a mix of classical, progressive and jazz music at community events. Practices take place Mondays (September to June), 8-9:45 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Info: www.westvanband.ca, Mike, 604-984-0115 or John 604-980-6857. North Shore Photographic Society: Learn the basics and refinements of photography at weekly meetings held on Mondays from September to June at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2347 Inglewood Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.nsps.ca. North Shore Stamp Club meets every other Monday, 7-9 p.m. at The Summerhill, See more page 24

PUBLIC HEARING

Lot B - Barrow Street

2951 Royal Avenue

What:

Public Hearing on proposed Zoning Amendment Bylaw 7954

What:

Public Hearing on proposed Zoning Amendment Bylaw 7946

When:

7:00pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2012

When:

7:00pm, Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Where:

Council Chamber of District Hall, 355 West Queens Road

Where:

Council Chamber of District Hall, 355 West Queens Road

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What is it?

A proposed amending bylaw to permit a liquor store on what is currently the Lynnwood Inn and Hotel parking lot.

What changes?

The parking lot property is currently zoned Commercial which permits liquor store use on lots that are over 8,500m2 in size. The proposed bylaw would allow this site to have a liquor store despite the site being smaller than required.

When can I speak?

Please join us on November 20 when Council will be receiving input from the public on this proposal. You can speak in person by signing up at the Hearing or by providing a written submission to the Municipal Clerk at the address below or input@dnv.org before the conclusion of the Hearing.

Need more info?

The bylaw, staff report, and other relevant background material are available for review by the public at the Municipal Clerk’s Office or online at www.dnv.org/public_ hearing. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Who can I speak to?

What is it?

A proposed subdivision to create two lots.

What changes?

Bylaw 7946 would amend the Zoning Bylaw to change the zoning at 2951 Royal Avenue to establish specific lot size regulations which would allow the current lot to be subdivided into two lots.

When can I speak?

Please join us on November 20 when Council will be receiving input from the public on this proposal. You can speak in person by signing up at the Hearing or by providing a written submission to the Municipal Clerk at the address below or input@dnv.org before the conclusion of the Hearing.

Need more info?

The bylaw, staff report, and other relevant background material are available for review by the public at the Municipal Clerk’s Office or online at www.dnv.org/public_hearing. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Who can I speak to?

Doug Allan at 604-990-2357 or alland@dnv.org

Tamsin Guppy at 604-990-2391 or guppyt@dnv.org

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North Shore Toastmasters: Learn through fun and friendship to get over your fear of public speaking or improve your leadership skills. Meetings are held Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Vancouver United Church Community Centre, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Info: 604-657-1371, mikelduff@yahoo.com or www. toastmastersnorthshore.org. North

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Centre Family Law Clinic: A family law specialist is available one Monday per month for a one hour free consultation. Info and registration: 604984-6009. North Shore Writers’ Association meets on the third Mondayofeverymonth(except during December and summer months) 7-9 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Visitors

and new members welcome. Admission: free for members, non-members $5. Info: www. nswriters.bc.ca. North Vancouver Outdoors Club meets the last Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at Harry Jerome Community Centre, 123 East 23rd St. and has ongoing trips and weekly events. Info: 604983-6444, ext. 700 or www. northvanoutdoorsclub.ca.

North Vancouver Rotary Club meets every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Cheers Restaurant, 125 East Second St. Prospective members are welcome. Open Door: A support group for single mothers of preschoolage children, with free child care and workshops, meets Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 870 Lynn Valley Rd., North

Vancouver. Lunch is served. Info: 985-1122, ext. 28 or www.singlemomsopendoor. com. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@ nsnews.com. For our online listings, go to www.nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.

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THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through Volunteer North Shore, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society. Holiday Grocery: Without volunteers the Holiday Grocery would not happen. So if you want to get into the holiday spirit early this year, come and be part of the fabulous team before or on Dec. 11. Seventy volunteers are needed who can fill a variety of positions. All volunteers are required to attend the orientation evening which will take place on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. Volunteer: The mission of the Artisan Farmers Market Society is to supply, direct to the consumer, top quality locally grown, made and baked products. Volunteers in the following areas are needed: administration, grant writing, marketing and social media, local community outreach and partnerships. Volunteer: Habitat for Humanity North Shore Store is located at 126 Harbour Ave., North Vancouver. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks. Fundraiser: A volunteer is needed to promote Aunt Leah’s Society through sales of Christmas trees, offering customer service and contributing to the overall success of this fundraising venture. This position reports to the site manager or general manager on shift. Duties include customer service, general tree lot maintenance, promotion of Aunt Leah’s, practicing good safety with tools and equipment, and cashier and administration tasks. If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-9857138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.

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Tackling sleep troubles WE don’t know why we sleep, only that we must. A failure to sleep can result in irritability, loss of brain function, and in extreme cases, death.

After a lengthy assessment, Pond attempts to rule out other likely culprits such as asthma, thyroid issues, gastrointestinal problems, and restless leg syndrome.

The problem of long, sleepless nights are exacerbated by the lure of the Internet, according to West Vancouver psychotherapist Michael Pond.

“To identify it as a sleep disorder it needs to be pretty chronic. It has to be happening three times a week and have been going on for two, three months,” Pond says.

“We have so much more electronic and technical stimulation now than we used to have. People are up late at night with their face in a monitor,” he says. “It’s becoming quite a big problem.”

A lack of sustained, deep sleep can cause a myriad of problems, according to Pond.

Speaking from his Park Royal practice, Pond discusses the broad range of bloodshot-eyed patients who have sought his help for sleep disorders. “You can develop a sleep disorder at pretty well any age. I’ve seen children over the years, young children, even preschoolers, that have sleep disturbance,” he says. “Sleep disturbance doesn’t discriminate by age.” Recurring nightmares, night terrors, and a perpetual inability to drift off can all point to a sleep disorder, according to Pond. In strictly medical cases, Pond says insomnia is frequently a side effect of antidepressants, cold and flu medicine, and blood pressure medicine. However, many of the psychotherapist’s patients are grappling with emotional or psychological problems. “By the time they get to me they’ve talked to their doctor about it and the doctor has generally ruled out any of those more medical issues,” he says.

“Their functioning just deteriorates at work and at home and relationships deteriorate. It starts to have a real snowball effect,” Pond says. In many cases, sleep sufferers lie in bed ruminating on the day’s stresses, often exaggerating problems into catastrophes, according to Pond. “It’s not the time to get geared up and start working on your bookkeeping or looking at your financial situation and people tend to do that because it’s quiet and they’re alone.” Yoga, meditation, and abdominal breathing techniques can all help with relaxation and sleep, according to Pond. “What you’re doing is basically harnessing your body’s relaxation response,” he says. Pond also puts an emphasis on establishing a strict association with the bed and sleep. “The bedroom’s only for sleeping and sex. Don’t read so much in there, don’t watch TV, don’t use your computer in bed, so you start to condition the mind, the brain, that my bedroom and my bed is to sleep.” JEREMY SHEPHERD

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Lindsay Jang offers tips to keep you moving Tired of feeling tired? Unable to get past that 3 p.m. slump? Sometimes we can chock this up to a late night, but often there’s a culprit we don’t consider: our diet.

Whether your goal is to run a marathon, have the energy to chase your kids around or simply have the concentration and pep to make it through the workday, the following are a few tips to keep you revved up and ready to go.

Don’t skip meals

Although skipping meals may seem like a good way to shave off extra calories, eating regular meals is the first step to sustaining energy throughout the day. When we go too long without eating, our blood sugars go out of whack. This often leads to increased cravings for sugary foods or overeating at the next meal, which leaves us lethargic and often leads to weight gain as well.

Think about a drink

Dehydration can cause all sorts of unpleasant symptoms including fatigue, lack of concentration, and even hunger. If you’ve hit a 3 p.m. slump and are tempted to go for that extra java or the donuts in the staff room, consider how much water you’ve had during the day. To help you remember,

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Don’t be afraid of carbs

Carbs have gotten a bad rep, but the truth is, they are our body’s main source of fuel and our brain’s only source of fuel. Don’t forget: not all carbs are created equal. Complex carbs like beans and lentils, starchy vegetables, high-fibre cereals, and grains like quinoa are slow digesting thanks to their fibre content. Fibre slows the rise in blood sugar levels after we eat, which gives us a feeling of satiety and prevents the crash that simple sugars like pop and sweets can create.

Power up with protein

Protein doesn’t provide that same burst of fuel as complex carbs do, but it does provide a better mile per gallon. Protein slows digestion, which keeps us feeling full longer after meals and provides us with sustained energy throughout the day. Pump up your protein by including a lean source like fish, chicken, or tofu with all of your meals. Add some nuts or a small portion of cheese to your midafternoon snack to keep your hands out of the cookie jar while getting dinner ready.

Iron out the wrinkles

If you’re experiencing unusual fatigue or have a chronic condition like celiac disease, which interferes with nutrient absorption, low iron levels might be to blame. Increase your iron intake by having oatmeal for breakfast, adding a spinach salad to your dinner or enjoying a beef and broccoli stir-fry. One thing to consider is that the iron in plant foods is harder to absorb than the type found in animal foods. If you are vegetarian or take an iron supplement, pair iron with vitamin C to aid absorption. This can be done by adding some strawberries to your oatmeal or a red pepper to your spinach salad.

Don’t be afraid to snack

Our bodies function best when fueled every three to four hours. Combine protein and a high-fibre carbohydrate for staying power. Here are a few examples of snacks that will give you just the boost you need: • An apple and single portion of cheese • A banana and one tablespoon of your favourite nut butter • High-fibre crackers with hummus • Greek yogurt sprinkled with nuts or berries Lindsay Jang is a registered dietitian practicing on the North Shore.

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Home shopper Linda Gray shops for those who can’t at Save-on-Foods on Marine drive.

Now the team is trying to get the word out that they’re back in business. Before the move, McGuinness says, they used to fill 35-40 orders per week. Now they fill about six orders, and only need two or three personal shoppers on duty. But through word of mouth, the number of clients is growing, and the full team of five shoppers is ready to spring into action when needed. Cherry says the personal shoppers are “angels in disguise.” The service also provides peace of mind for her family, who live in South Surrey and visit often but aren’t able to check in on her every day. “If they don’t have family or neighbours who can do things for them, some of them have quite a bit of a problem,” says McGuinness. “Some of them have said to us, ‘If you weren’t there, what would we do?’” JEN ST. DENIS

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Sunday, November 11, 2012 - North Shore News - A31

TASTE

Organic winemaking emerging in Chile Notable Potables

Tim Pawsey

A whirlwind tour of Chile over just a few days has yielded plenty: from the continuing emergence of newer regions, including Bio Bio and San Antonio, to the maturing of a handful of biodynamic producers, such as Emiliana, under the leadership of Alvaro Espinoza. In short, Emiliana has become a force to be reckoned with in the sometimes precarious arena of organic and biodynamic wine making. Arguably the most passionate and most experienced of Chile’s biodynamic winemakers, Espinoza has been at the helm of the Chilean biodynamic movement, which he helped kickstart more than a decade ago when he joined the winery to implement its organic program. Interestingly, the decision to embrace a comprehensive organicbiodynamic program had little to do with marketing per se, but was more about protecting workers by doing

away with pesticides and other unhealthy aspects of conventional farming. Espinoza already had his own biodynamic vineyards and was in an ideal position to put his vision into action. Today the much-travelled winemaker oversees more than 1,000 producing hectares of certified biodynamic vineyards in four valleys. This week I was lucky enough to visit Emiliana’s Colchagua vineyard (more accurately described as a fullfledged biodynamic farm), a bucolic backwater nestled in the Apalta foothills. Walking between the rows of some of the healthiest looking vines I’ve seen in years, it’s interesting to note the differences here, where mechanized equipment such as tractors are used minimally, perhaps twice annually, and most of the weeding between rows is done by horse and plough. Birdlife is in abundance, kept in check by local raptors. But when burritos (climbing bugs that attack the vines) become a problem, they are efficiently despatched by a platoon of hungry chickens that travel in style as required in thatched mobile coops from their home base. Resident llamas protect the chickens from the local fox population and apparently do their job well. The farm also includes an organic vegetable garden, where each worker has a 60square-metre bed in which to grow whatever produce they choose. Although the overall size of the property is more than 700 hectares, only about a quarter is actually under vine, bounded by oak forest that reaches up to the foothills, with wide swaths of

land left in a natural state as wildlife corridors. Tasting through the range I was struck by the affordability of these wines, which consistently deliver even aside from their organic added appeal of being certified organic. Adobe Chardonnay 2012 (Casablanca) The workhorse of the range, this lively drop sports tropical and citrus notes with bright fruit flavours and a solid mouthfeel before a lingering close. The 2012 seems decidedly fresher than the previous vintage. Good value at BCLS $14.99. Adobe 2011 Syrah (Rapel) Black fruit, cherry and some spice on the nose followed by a plush, mouthfilling palate with easy tannins and fantastic fruit with great length and spice before a plush and persistent close. $14.99 Emiliana Novas Pinot Noir

2011 (Casablanca) Approachable, up-front new world style with just a touch of the old, with cherry and strawberry and raspberry notes underpinned by a touch of earthy savoury-ness and food-friendly acidity. $18-$20 Emiliana Organic Coyam 2010 The flagship blend (38 per cent Syrah, 27 per cent Carmenere, 21 per cent Merlot, 12 per cent Cabernet Sauvignon, 1 per cent Mourvedre, 1 per cent Petit Verdot) delivers red fruit, violets and spice up front, before luscious cassis and plummy notes, with complex spices and firm tannins wrapped in balanced acidity. I was lucky enough to be able to taste the 2001 beside this wine, which deserves to be cellared. Put it away for even five years and it will reward you well. BCLS $29.99

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CHICKENS help eat away “burritos,” climbing bugs that attack vines, at Emiliana winery in Chile. Tim Pawsey covers food and wine for numerous publications and online as the Hired Belly at hiredbelly.com. He also co-edits

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We were in town recently to discuss the proposed expansion of the pipeline. Let’s continue the discussion online. The next discussion phase begins in early 2013. Watch our website for details.

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The B.C.-based adventure tour company will launch the new Costa Maya package on Feb. 17, 2013. A dynamic, multi-sport itinerary takes trip participants to unexplored beaches and offthe-beaten path towns and attractions. Activities include sea kayaking, kayak surfing, reef and cenotes cave snorkeling, plus visits to remote Mayan archaeological sites. The Costa Maya itinerary includes four nights in beachfront cabanas at Balamku, an ecological boutique lodge just south of Mahahual in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The exclusive ecolodge operates completely off the grid, using solar power and capturing and storing rainwater. After kayaking and snorkeling on the Caribbean, the trip then heads out to Laguna Bacalar, the Lagoon of Seven Colors’ — a freshwater lagoon known for its shades of turquoise blue. For more information on the Costa Maya Explorer visit islandexpeditions.com.

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THE Costa Maya Explorer visits ancient archaeological sites in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

CENOTES (surface connections to subterranean water sources) were sometimes used by the ancient Maya for sacrificial offerings. The term derives from a word used by the lowland Yucatec Maya “ts’onot.”

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Chicxulub Crater Although cenotes are found widely throughout much of the Yucatan Peninsula, a higher density circular alignment of cenotes overlies the measured rim of the Chicxulub Crater. This crater structure, identified from the alignment of cenotes, but also subsequently mapped using geophysical methods (including gravity mapping) and also drilled into with core recovery, has been dated to the boundary between the Cretaceous and Paleogene periods, 65 million years ago. This meteorite impact at the Cretaceous–Paleogene boundary is therefore associated with the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, and is also known as the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event. Sacrificial sites The Yucatan Peninsula has almost no rivers and only a few lakes, and those are often marshy. The widely distributed cenotes are the only perennial source of potable quality water and have long been the principal sources of water in much of the Yucatan Peninsula. Major Maya settlements required access to adequate water supplies, and therefore cities, including the famous Chichen Itza, were built around these natural wells. Some cenotes like the Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza played an important role in Maya rites. Believing that these pools were gateways to the afterlife, the Maya sometimes threw valuable items into them. The discovery of golden sacrificial artifacts in some cenotes led to the archaeological exploration of most cenotes in the first part of the 20th century. Edward Herbert Thompson, an American diplomat who had bought the Chichen Itza site, began dredging the Sacred Cenote there in 1904. He discovered human skeletons and sacrificial objects confirming a local legend, the Cult of the Cenote, involving human sacrifice to the rain god Chaac by ritual casting of victims and objects into the cenote. The remains of this cultural heritage have a great historical and scientific value. They are protected by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage. — Wikipedia

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IT never ceases to amaze me the excuses some dog owners will come up with when either they can’t or won’t control their dog.

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it irresponsible of dog owners to make excuses instead of taking action but it is inconsiderate and unfair. I know my dogs would not hurt another dog, but Zumi sure does put on a good show that would make another dog owner think otherwise. I’m sure that I am not the only person who comes across excuse-making dog owners. So I know that there are others who are as frustrated as I am. For the most part these interactions between the excuse-making dog owner and the action-taking dog owner are conflict free. But there may be a day when the excuse-maker may not be so lucky and a conflict could arise. The reasons for conflict are varied. Like Zumi, one dog may not be good with other unfamiliar dogs. Or it could be a DINOS — a Dog In Need Of Space. A dog may be doing some training and having another dog rush at them could interfere with the training efforts. Sometimes dogs just don’t get along, like people. But the reality of it all is that there really doesn’t need to be a reason for people to take full responsibility for their dogs at all times. Regardless of whether the trail is an on or off-leash trail, it should be common, courteous behaviour to call and leash your dog on the approach of another person, with or without a dog. If you are an excuse-maker instead of an action taker, acknowledge and accept the fact that you have no control over your dog and keep it leashed until you are able to work with a qualified trainer who will show you how to control your dog. So many problems could be avoided if people would just think about the consequences of their actions, or in this case, inaction. Please, make an effort people, not an excuse.

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Sentinel runner wins B.C. x-country final Andy Prest aprest@nsnews.com

SENTINEL secondary’s cross-country running team scored two podium finishes — one an emphatic blaze of glory and the other a bit of delayed gratification — at the provincial championships held last weekend in Prince George.

and it was her monster spikes — from the front row and back — that found the floor whenever Argyle needed a point. “Setters know that they can give her the ball and they trust her to put it away,” said Di Bono. “She’s the kind of player that coaches love to have because she is coachable. You ask her to jump, she asks you how high. She’s that clutch player that you give her the ball and she’ll put it away.” The Pipers also got standout performances from Forrest on the right side, middle blocker Sarah Haysom, outside hitter Brianna Burton and setters Gabby Prosperi-Porta and Elaine Sadler. Di Bono also highlighted her team’s defence, a former weak point that has become a strength, as a major key to the win. “Defence wins games and that’s what we were focusing on,” she said. “We picked up a few balls that maybe earlier in the season we wouldn’t have and we were able to put them away.” And how does it feel to topple the mighty Royals who have long ruled over the North Shore? “It’s definitely nice,” said Di Bono with a little laugh. “(But) we dedicated this game to our seniors — we’ve got six

Grade 10 runner Nicole Hutchinson provided the fireworks, warming up the icy course with a wire-to-wire win to become the third ever North Shore girl to claim a provincial cross-country title. With 13-millimetre spikes in her shoes to tackle the snowy, two-lap course that included a monster hill climb, Hutchinson raced out to a big early lead. When her coaches caught sight of her at the end of lap 1 she was nearly 100metres in front. By the time she reappeared after lap 2 the gap was down to about 30 metres but Hutchinson was still going strong. The final sprint saw Hutchinson finish the 4.3kilometre course in a time of 17:44, eight seconds ahead of Miryam Bassett of Nanaimo District secondary. Hutchinson could barely stand after she crossed the line, said Sentinel head coach Hugh Wilson. “She really just left it all out there — she barely made it across the line but she did and it was a great victory,” he said. “It took around 40 minutes to get her up and about but we finally got some chicken soup into her and she felt great again.” Wilson said that before the race the team expected Hutchinson to contend for a medal but secretly he believed

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KENDRA Finch of the Argyle senior girls volleyball team stretches to make a pass in the North Shore premier league final against Handsworth Thursday. Argyle won 3-0, ending Handsworth’s string of five consecutive titles. Visit the Photo Galleries section at nsnews.com for more high school volleyball pics.

Argyle ends Royal reign Andy Prest aprest@nsnews.com

THE Argyle Pipers senior girls volleyball team did something Thursday night no team has done since 2006 — beat the Handsworth Royals in the North Shore championship final. Argyle was the class of the North Shore league this year, finishing in first place to earn the right to host the playoff tournament. On Thursday night the Pipers were hoping to put an exclamation point on their season but they knew that the Royals would not give up the crown quietly. In the first set Argyle showed their strength in building a small lead and eventually went up 24-21 to sit within a point of an important early advantage. It was at this point, however, that the Royals started to show just why they’ve won five league titles in a row. Ripping off four straight points, Handsworth vaulted ahead to earn a set point of their own. But then, the Royal reign ended. Argyle fought off a total of three set points with timely hitting from Grade 10 star Kendra Finch and eventually claimed a 29-27 win. From there

Pipers take title from five-time defending champs

the result seemed almost inevitable. The Pipers blasted eight straight points to start the second set and went on to win easily. The third set was closer but the result the same with co-captain Jayme Forrest blasting a kill on match point to give the Pipers a 2927, 25-14, 25-21 win and their first North Shore title since back-to-back wins in 199697. After the match Argyle head coach Alisha Di Bono reflected on the way her team wavered but ultimately prevailed in the crucial first set. “It was huge,” she said. “We needed to start off with the first one. I think the nerves got to us . . . I think there was a lot of pressure. Throughout the season we’ve learned to battle and I think those lessons came into play in the first set.” Finch was a powerful presence throughout the match. It was on her powerful jump serve that the Pipers notched their eight-point run to start the second set

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she could run away with gold. She finished 19th as a Grade 8 runner and sixth last year. “She is an extremely tough runner,” he said. “We’ve seen that from the first workout she did with us three years ago, doing long intervals down at Ambleside. She just would not be beaten.” Sentinel’s other medal came with a bit of confusion. At the award ceremony the girls’ team was announced as the seventh-place finisher. A parent, however, checked the results online and noticed that one of the school’s runners had not been counted. Organizers checked race photos and video, verified the mistake and bumped the Spartans all the way up to third place. Team totals come from a school’s top five racers and along with Hutchinson the Spartans had

Janna Maclean finish 43rd, Michelle Cheung 44th, Kelsey Shellard 56th and Mia Dommann 114th. “I was really proud of the whole team,” said Wilson. “They’re a young team — all the girls were Grade 8, 9 and 10 with one Grade 12 — and I would say they far exceeded expectations. . . . They all made it possible. Nicole had a great individual victory but without her, without every one of those girls, we wouldn’t have got third place.” Handsworth’sJesseHootenwasthetopNorth Shore finisher in the boys’ race, just missing the medals in fourth place. Hooten and Hutchinson, both members of the Hershey Harriers Athletic Club, won their respective divisions at the North Shore/Howe Sound high school cross-country championships held Oct. 24 in Brackendale.

of them — and I’m glad they all got to see the court at some point. It’s nice to know that we’ve stripped Handsworth of their consecutive titles but I’m more happy and proud that we were able to give our seniors a North Shore championship in their last year.” Next up on the calendar are the AAAA Lower Mainland playoffs starting Nov. 17. Argyle will likely come in as the No. 2 seed behind Richmond’s McMath. Di Bono is hoping her Pipers can ride their recent success to a berth in the provincial championships and a potential place in the medal round. “I think we’re getting to the right point in our peakness heading to these big tournaments. We went through some growing pains throughout the season and we’re definitely gelling and coming together and playing beautiful volleyball.” St. Thomas Aquinas topped West Vancouver secondary in the North Shore premier league bronze medal match Wednesday night prior to the gold final.

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BUXTON, Bert

It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, poppa, brother, uncle and friend – Bert Buxton. He passed away suddenly while visiting family in England on October 5, 2012 . He was born in Cumberland, B.C. September 15, 1940. He spent most of his life in Vancouver, living his last 41 years in North Vancouver where he raised his family. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Judy, son David, daughter Lesli (Brad), grandchildren Ryan, Kelcey, Brittany and Mahri; brothers, Raymond, Ernie (June), Wayne (Teri) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, father and brother Bob. He was part of the Jaycees for many years and worked for Finning Tractor for 35 years. Following his wishes there will be no service. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a charity of your choice in his name.

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DEANS, James Brodie September 03, 1922 - November 05, 2012 James Brodie Deans of West Vancouver peacefully passed away at home on November 5th, 2012. Brodie was born in Liverpool, England on September 3rd, 1922, the only child of James Brodie Deans and Mary Alice Deans (nee Roberts). Brodie grew up in Kitsilano, where he spent much of his time sailing out of the Kitsilano Yacht Club. At the age of twenty, he made a life changing decision. He joined the Canadian Army and went overseas to "do his part." The years that followed were, in his words, "the best and the worst days of my life." Brodie’s many years of wartime service took him to the United Kingdom, the central Mediterranean area and continental Europe. The best being reflected in the lifelong friendships that were made, and in meeting his wife of sixty-five years, Veronica (Vera) Hendrika Catherina Deans (nee van Eenennaam), during the liberation of The Netherlands. Sadly, Vera predeceased Brodie on August 20th, 2011. Upon conclusion of the war, Brodie and Vera resettled in Canada with the expectation that the worst was behind them. Shortly thereafter, they were faced with another hardship, their first born son passed away within a few days of his birth. Never surrendering to self pity, Brodie and Vera were wonderful parents to their two sons who followed, Gary Ramon Deans and Robert Brodie Deans. Affected by his own service and a desire to serve his fellow veterans, Brodie went to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veteran Welfare Officer. It was during those twenty-two years that Brodie assisted those who served their country and now needed help. He performed his job with understanding, compassion and of course, a sense of humour. Brodie and Vera loved their home in Lions Bay where they spent over thirty years as "villagers." The squirrels, birds and occasional lost hiker are indebted to Brodie for his generosity. Brodie will always be remembered for his great sense of humour, his compassion for his fellow man, his sense of justice, service, fairness, and his love for animals. He inspired these values in all of his family and friends. In addition to Gary and Rob, Brodie is survived by four grandchildren, Shaun, Melanie, Dylan and Ryder and three great-grandchildren, Samantha, Graeme and Taylor as well as his daughter-in-law Kathleen (Gary) and granddaughter-in-law, Johanna (Shaun). Special thanks are owed to his palliative care team and particularly his caregivers, Jean and Christina who cared for him as their own "Papa". In keeping with his modesty, Brodie requested that there be no service. Therefore, his family requests that you celebrate his life and the service of all veterans at a ceremony this Remembrance Day. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to support veteran programmes with the Legion Foundation. Donations may be made at a local Legion Branch or on-line at http://www.legionbcyukon.ca/content/legionfoundation-donation-page

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JONES, Digby David Goldsmith

Mar.15, 1927 - Nov. 2, 2012 Digby was one of a kind. A gentleman, at the heart of our lives, his sense of humour, knowledge, patience and Christian faith enriched all those who knew him. Predeceased by beloved siblings Geoffrey and Gwyneth. He leaves his beautiful wife, Rose (nee Barone), children Leslie (Les) and Geoffrey (Pamela) and grandchildren William, Holly and Jane. Digby’s family settled in North Vancouver in 1917. As a boy Digby explored the trails of North Vancouver and from his home on Keith Road hiked and skied up Grouse Mtn, where he served as ski patrol until 1955. As a young man Digby was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy Sea Cadets. He attended North Shore College and in later years met annually with the ‘Old Boys’. Digby enjoyed his days at Diamond Head Chalet in Garibaldi Park where he guided visitors to the lodge. I n 1 9 51 Di g b y w a s a n apprentice electrician at Burrard Drydock. He worked in Prince George with Electric Power and Equipment and in Vancouver with Westinghouse, later becoming a partner in Winford Insulations. Digby always had a special Place in his heart for Gabriola Island never forgetting the many friends he had there since childhood. Digby’s life was built upon a Christian foundation and he treasured his faith until his passing. The Lions Club, Power Squadron, Lunch Bunch, The Sailors and White Hats were each places of wonderful friendship. An Anglican service will be held Nov. 17 at 1pm at Gabriola Island United Church, 2600 South Road, followed by a reception from 3-5 pm at Silva Bay Pub. In lieu of flowers,donations to the Palliative Care Ward at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital would be appreciated. May the wind be always at your back, brave heart.

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SCOTT, Joanna Esther Margaret June 7, 1919 - Nov. 2, 2012 Joanna’s marvelous life was long, rich and full. She had enormous strength of character, was fiercely independent, and she wanted things done properly. She was fair, honest and kind to the core. She possessed a rare quality of humility and had deep compassion. She always wanted to help. She had a keen interest in people from all walks of life, be it her longtime garden assistant who resided in the Downtown East Side, the people who sat with her to have their hands massaged at Keep Well every week, or the many strangers who extended their hospitality to her on her extensive world travels. She wanted to know them all and forged enduring relationships with many, even those who just briefly crossed her path. Her boundless energy fueled numerous passions in life, both grand and simple. She loved her teaching career and dedicated herself to it without compromise. Her garden was her constant creation, becoming ever more spectacular each year. She enjoyed bridge with the girls for an astonishing 42 years. To Joanna a bargain was a treasure, and for decades the Saturday morning garage sales provided her with immense pleasure. The importance of community was something she understood well, and she was always meaningfully engaged in hers, especially through her long association with the West Van Seniors’ Centre, the Memorial library where she took care of the children’s books for 17 years and as a vibrant member of her church. This fine, gracious lady was our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunty, cousin, and sisterin-law. She was our dear friend, fond acquaintance and good neighbour. We are bereft in her absence for now, but life was her delight, and when our sadness eases it is the memory of her joyful living that will remain. In lieu of flowers we invite you to donate to either of two groups Joanna supported: Avaaz www.avaaz.org or Union Gospel Mission. A Memorial Service and Reception will be held November 17th at 2 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 – 22nd St. West Vancouver.

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Sept. 21, 1934 – Oct. 24, 2012 With much sadness the family of Harvey Owen Klassen announces his passing. Born in Flin Flon, Man. and raised in Abbotsford, Harvey met his wife, Pauline, while studying Mechanical Engineering at UBC, class of 1959. Life took them throughout Canada and the US before settling in North Vancouver in 1969. In 1970 Harvey began his career with BC Hydro. A devoted husband and father, Harvey dedicated his life to providing for his family and raising his four sons. Harvey was a pioneer in computer programming, and passed onto his sons his love of the outdoors, automobiles, music, chocolate, and animals. Predeceased by his sister Betty Anne Ross, he is survived and very much missed by his wife Pauline and their sons and families Michael & Kelly (Cassidy, Michaela & Quinn), David & Beth (Candace, Bayden, Sebastian & Darian), Peter, and Stephen & Marie (Tristan & Jhili). A celebration of his life will take place at Highlands United Church at 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver, B.C. on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

MCNICKLE, Molly Passed away Nov. 4th at the age of 71 with her loving daughters by her side. Predeceased by husband Bobby (2000), daughter Sharon (2006), partner Eddie (May 2012). Survived by her loving daughters Connie (Paul), Shirley (Paul), cherished grandchildren, Sean, Robert, William, Molly, Liam, Amanda and Raymond. Also survived by two loving sisters Anne Munro, Connie Wright and their families. Celebration of life will be held at The Army Navy Club, 119 East 3rd St, North Vancouver at 1:00 PM, Sunday November 18th. All friends are welcome.

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WILSON, William (Bill) Oct 18, 2012 - Nov 01, 2012 In May of this year Bill and Kay, or "Tup", (nee Dodd) travelled to San Sebastian and Barcelona to celebrate 60 years of marriage. They were joined on their grand pintxos tour by daughter Dr Christine Wilson, her husband Dr. Neil Friedenberg, and son Paul, with his wife Renate Bublick. Bill is also survived by brother Dick of Fredericton and Heuchert of sister Pat Minnedosa. He was predeceased by sisters Emily, Betty and Irene, and brothers Harry and, most recently, Ted. Bill was born in East Kildonan, Manitoba in 1929, two years after his parents arrived from Dublin. He was the fourth of eight children and always remained one of the Wilson boys from EK. Bill worked for Dominion Bridge for 25 years, starting as a draughtsman in Winnipeg and eventually moving to Regina, where he was Production Manager. In 1975, Tup and Bill moved to the North Shore and for the rest of his life Bill was a fixture on the seawall from Ambleside to Dundarave and Peppi’s , the restaurant he adored and longed for so much after its’ closing. For many years this was Bill’s running route, as he ran marathons into his seventies. But he spent even more time just walking the seawall or up the Capilano River to the Cleveland Dam. Bill was famous for his "fabulous legs". He wore shorts at every opportunity and his legs were admired everywhere he went, including the Great Wall of China in 2007, where he had the ladies tittering in delight. The family would like to thank the staff at Lions Gate Hospital ICU for their care and professionalism. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in honour of Bill to the Nature Conservancy or the charity of your choice. An event to salute Bill’s life will be held at a future date. "It’s not that the Irish are cynical. It’s rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody." Brendan Behan

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LOST - GOLDEN RETRIEVER 'Schweppes' 11 years old. Shy but friendly (never bites. call Shawn: 778-238-1551 (cell) or 604-921-9956 (home). Lost on Halloween night near Woodvalley Place …near Cypress Falls Park, West Vancouver

Missing since Monday October 1st. Abyssinian cat answers to 'Olive'. Has green collar and has been microchipped. Please call 604-926-5427 with any information.

MISSING Our beloved large brown cat with stumpy tail has been missing since July 26th. Lost near Queens @ 15th WV. Reward. Call: (778) 240-7727

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1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver, BC From advertising executive or Job Listings, banker to x-ray technician or zookeeper, you'll find it in the From A-Z Employment Section.

To advertise in Employment call 604-630-3300

Tutoring Services

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15 YEARS EXP in Math & Stats tutoring with proven results. Tia 604-603-9612, 604-929-9612 CERTIFIED MATH TEACHER. Senior math, calculus, IB, AP, SAT programs. K-12. 604-929-6262 T UTOR DOCT OR NORTH SHORE Tutoring for All Ages and Subjects. Experienced & Qualified Tutors. 778.340.3100 ajonescox@tutordoctor.com VERY EXPERIENCED MATH TUTOR. Highly Qualified, Improvement Assured ★ All Grades ★ Barrie 604-988-0107

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$1000 SIGNING Bonus 5 owner operators with T/A Tractors and Port Permits are required immediately for local container work. Forward BC abstract along with contact number to dispatch@team-transport.com Subject to terms and conditions, includes some evening work.

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General Employment

Hollyburn Veterinary Hospital in West Vancouver needs a full time Assistant to work in all areas of the practice. This is a singlehanded dog and cat practice with terrific clients accustomed to very personal attention. Preference will be given to a person aiming at an AHT qualification. Apply in writing to: Dr. N. Cropper, 1365 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC V7T 1B6.

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NEED EXTRA INCOME

Earn extra cash to supplement your current income or pay off your bills. Now hiring delivery contractors for the Sun, Province & National Post in the West Vancouver area. Must have reliable vehicle and be available from 2am to 6am daily. Earn up to $900/mo. Call to find the route closest to you.

778-968-4400

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Hotel Restaurant

The Snug Cafe´ req’s F/T Baker. $13/hr, 38hrs/wk. 3 yrs exp or college cooking/baking course req’d. Opens 5am-4pm. Morning shift starts 3am. Must work morning & weekend shifts. CV: hr.thesnug@gmail.com or P.O. Box 252, Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0

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Insurance

Busy North Van Insurance Agency requires an entry level person. Level 1 license preferred but willing to train right person. Top Wages! Email: ibiresume@shawbiz.ca

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GLAZIER with experience in commercial systems wanted for small shop. 604-638-0810 or Email to b3glass@hotmail.com

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LADIES SWISS 18K watch/ braclet, art deco, appraised $6000 sell $2450. 604-908-3825

Appliances

ILAC APPLIANCE & VACUUMS

Sales • Service • We buy

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ROYAL Doulton Daisie Bunnykins Figure 1972 Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th Street, North Vancouver Call: (604) 987-5938

OCELOT FUR COAT More selection at the shop. Lions Gate Hospital Thrift Shop 128 West 15th St. North Van. Call: (604) 987-5938

MILITARY Medals, Nautical and Aviation Collectibles Wanted Serious Intl Collector/ Dealer pays cash for collections or single items. Since 1983 Member OMRS, OMSA, MCCC, Call: (604) 727-0137

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

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KIFF HOLLAND original 8.5x12.5, $995. John Horton 12x16 oil, ‘Fishing Boats at Sunset’ $1295. Luke Raffin ‘Wood Duck Egg Tempera/Gouache’ framed approx 32x36, price upon request. 604-908-3825

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Burial Plots

Above Ground plot in a mausoleum $29,000. Located in prestigious Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby. Above ground, plot in a garden mausoleum setting. Permits burial for family of four. Incls two exterior decorative vases. Priced at market value. 604-272-7250 or 604-874-2423

FOREST LAWN SideXside plots, WHISPERING PINE, LOT #114, GRAVES #7 & 8. $30,000 or best offer. Call: 604-298-0459 FOREST LAWN CEMETERY PLOT, Ascension section $7900 obo. Call 604-987-2948

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Audio/Video/ Computers

SONY LAPTOP, 2.5 years old, $350 obo, 604-986-5755

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A CLEAN DRY SPLIT Maple, birch, alder. Guar lowest prices. David 604-926-0014 24H TOP KNOT FIREWOOD est 1981 Dry Alder, Birch & Maple. Pick up or delivered. Rod 604-985-7193

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Furniture

MOVING, MAHOGANY drop leaf table 73’’L x 45’’W $200, 6 oak dining chairs $450, oak buffet $550, Sklar-Peppler buffet server $60, antique coffee table $130, end table $60, fire screen $40, teak stereo system $200, 2 large speakers with stereo cabinet $200, queen bed & frame $175, headboard $50, 2 chests of drawers $100 & $30, misc items. Phone 604-986-7207

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Daycare Centres

TEMPE TOTS DAYCARE ~ Opened in 1987 ~

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Cats

REGISTERED Himalayan cats/ kittens show breeder pet health guarantee to buyers seek quality Call: (604) 939-1231

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Dogs

BLUE GOTTI pits ready to go in 2½ wks. 1 brindle female, 3 blue males. $1000. 604-819-3347

GERMAN SHORT haired Pointer pups born Sept 1/12 Excellent hunting & family dog, shots $750 ea 604-824-7917

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FREE - AQHA Broodmare 20 20 years old. Easy to breed and get in foal...has at least 3 more foals in her future. Call: (604) 856-5383

NEW Teak patio furniture. Folding chair $79, Folding table $299, Ext. table $750. 604-834-1399

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Garage Sale

21ST CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! SUN NOV 18 10-3 Croatian Cultural Center 3250 Commercial Drive, 604-980-3159 Adm: $5

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HOT SPOT FOR SALE

Lumber/Building Supplies

STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 30x40, 45x90, 50x150, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call: 1-800-457-2206

For information call

604-630-3300

4 P/BRED European, German Shepherd puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. from $1000. 604-538-4883

GERMAN Shepherd/ Black Lab pups farm raised with kids, kittens. love to be indoors. $350 Call: (604) 794-7226

SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.

Metaphysical

TRUE ADVICE! TRUE Clarity! TRUE PSYCHICS! 1-877-342-3032 or 1-900-528-6256 or mobile # 4486 (18+) $3.19/min. www.truepsychics.ca

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THOROUGHBRED/QH/WB MARE 7. Half Lease - stabled in Squamish. Call: 604.783.0013

Accounting/ Bookkeeping

★ CATCH UP BOOKKEEPER ★ No stress, organize & maintain. No job too small 604-986-4641

Business Services

HAVE YOU BEEN DENIED Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits? The Disability Claims Advocacy Clinic can help. Contact Allison Schmidt at: 1-877-793-3222 www.dcac.ca

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Decorations/ Trees

Christmas Light Installation

ANNUAL

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Fairs/Bazaars

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The North Shore News has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

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Fairs/Bazaars

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Fairs/Bazaars

Silver Harbour Christmas Bazaar Christmas whimsies, fine traditional crafts, bake sale, refeshments, raffles & much more!

FREE ADMISSION

144 E. 22nd St., N. Van

Xmas Craft Fair Friday, Nov. 16 9:00am - 4:00pm In Gym and Main Floor Hallway

St. Christopher’s Church

5 Star

Bazaar Christmas and Café Bazaar Saturday, Nov 17th

FREE ADMISSION

10:30am - 1:30pm

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$2.00 Children 12 & under FREE

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11th Presents & Inglewood WestVancouver

6540 Thomas Street (off Kensington), Burnaby, BC Coffee, Drinks, Sandwiches & Pastries

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Lions Gate Hospital 22ND ANNUAL

GIRLS NIGHT IN FUNDRAISER for Capilano School 45+ great vendors - $5 entry Friday Nov 16 – 7-9pm 1230 W. 20th St. North Van

SCANDINAVIAN COMMUNITY CENTER

on Christmas Corner ads until Dec. 25

(by McKay) parking at rear

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604.986.8650

1050 Marine Dr. North Van.

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$49 includes: one one newspaper newspaper ad ad (in 2 markets) markets) $49+includes: (in 2 1 online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*.

Sat. Nov 24 10am - 3pm

Promote your Craft Fairs, Christmas Events ❄ and Services ❆

7010 Personals Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm

Sell Your Car.

Sat., Nov. 24th & Sun., Nov. 25th 9am - 5pm BOOK YOUR TABLES NOW!

Body Work

The Art of Asian Bodycare 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van

Cares!

Christmas Corner

Fairs/Bazaars

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Horses

604-724-7652

Full or part-time. 2.5 yrs - 6 yrs. In Tempe Heights, off 29th, between Lonsdale/William.

singer sewing electric $125, canvas extend chairs $35, mens new suits $100 604-985-1968

Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477

Old Books Wanted also: Photos Postcards, Letters, Paintings. (no text books/encyclopedia) I pay cash. 604-737-0530

Preschool program offering swimming, music, French.

Arabic port new typewriter $100,

HP COLOUR laser printer $75, Illuminite speakers 3 way, 150 watt 2 sets $50, samsung printer cartridge new $20, antique safe $950, handpainted wood art + more home decor onyx & brass handcarved articles indoor/ garden items. 604-922-8141

Wanted to Buy

* DANISH * style teak furn & items. Ok if refinishing & repair needed. 604-773-5218 Thank You very much. Cash Paid !

For Sale Miscellaneous

DESK AND swivel chair, solid oak, $200. Faux green leather sofa bed, $225. Baycrest sewing machine, almost new $80. Exercise bike, Energetix, like new $80. 604-926-2846

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Recycler

SOLID WOOD drop leaf dining table. 5 chairs, 1 rocker, free for pick up. call 604-988-3726

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BUSINESSES FOR SALE

For Sale by Owner

6015

FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop

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Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.

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For Sale by Owner

3225 CAPILANO Cres. North Van.

Enjoy entertaining perched above the Capilano river 20,000+ sq ft lot, this home has over 2400 sq ft of living. Wonderful open main floor plan w/vaulted ceilings and wall to wall windows. 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2 f/p and 1000 sq feet of sundecks & patios to capture the essence of West Coast Living at the water’s edge. capilanocrescent@hotmail.com

CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600

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Vancouver East Side

2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on http://propertyguys.com/propert y/index/id/69236

REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

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PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

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Industrial/ Commercial

LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

Dreaming of a New Home? LOWER LONSDALE. RETAIL Strata, incls business. $479,900 HIRA, Sutton. 604-318-9474

Real Estate

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North Vancouver

2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993

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NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836

To advertise call 604-630-3300

“I wish I was homeward bound.” (Paul Simon)

GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631

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$49 includes one print ad (in 3 markets), + one online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Craig can’t do that!

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Out Of Town Property

Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com

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Recreation Property

* 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 3 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, near Bellingham, WA., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Office/ den plus 2 bonus rooms. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walk-in pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:

1-(360)395-5525. bubba@wavecable.com

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191

Real Estate Investment CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663

Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD!

9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA

Check the Real estate section.

Surrey

TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350

1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592

Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)

WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958

West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912

Out Of Town Property

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Okanagen/ Interior

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.

1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367

2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349

Lots & Acreage

Tsawwas.

Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ ■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business

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90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com

CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

To advertise call

604-630-3300

PALM SPRINGS Vacation Home 55+ Gated Park, $119K, 1800sf, BR 2.5 BA. Call 604-737-7756

A44 - Sunday, November 11,11, 2012 A44 -–North NorthShore ShoreNews News – Sunday, November 2012

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MOVE-IN BONUS

2 BR + den, 2 bath, View: Ocean/ dtown, 13/Londsdale, gym, Dec 1, $2300 + util, 604-837-4726

1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER

2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1450 604-921-4384

DEEP COVE Furn 1 Br apt in Ravenwoods complex. Incls queen size bed, full kitchen, flat screen tv, internet, enste w/d & sectional couch. Quiet area, Dogs welcome. $1600. Avail Now. 604-339-4099

2 BR garden apt, pool, balc, heat, cble, prkg, fp, family cplex, upr Lons np, $1040, 604-987-8814

Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $770 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, Dec 1, 604-202-3458

INTERNATIONAL PLAZA Bach from 845 1 Bdrm from $1105 2 Bdrm from $1425 $

City & Mtn. Views. Includes heat & hot water. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna & tennis courts on site. Security & video monitoring. On major bus route.

2 BR, Lynn Valley, large $1195, Nov 15 or Dec 1. Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, Playground. drapes, heat & prkg. incld. 1 yr lease. no pets 1228 Emery Pl. 604- 987- 4922

LE CHATEAU

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Bright clean apts - Lynn Valley 1 BR carpet or laminate $970 Heat hw incld, Avail now. Coin laundry, NS, 1 cat ok, u/g prkg extra, on site Manager, Call Diana 604-980-9219

2 BR, $1215, Dec 1, nr Hospital & Safeway, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 1 yr lease 150 E. 11th. 604-987-4922

LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, hardwood, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1150. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net

RENTALS 604-980-3606

1 BR, 18 & Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes, balc, elevator, ns, np, $960, Dec 1st, 604-220-6817 1 BR $900, south balcony, new hardwood floors, heat/hotwater, N/S N/P, 604-904-9507 1 BR adult oriented bldg, patio, pool, prkg, heat, cbl Upr Lonsdale np, $900/mo, 604-987-8814

1 BR AVAILABLE. Move-in allowance, Rent start $1200, well maintained building. To view call 604-985-4272 1 BR suite 12th/St Georges, just reno’d, priv ent, ns/np, $975 inc heat & hot water, 604-988-4692

1 BR, top flr 3rd & Mahon, n/s, n/p, $985 incl heat/hw/ 1 prkg, lease 604-985-1930 1BR, 2BR & 3BR lrge bright, mtn /waterview, 300 block W 4th from $900 incls ht & h/w 604-725-4873 1BR $860 16/St George, large, incld heat & hotwater, nr bus/ shops, no pets, ns, 778-889-4719

BRAND NEW LUXURY 2BRM/2BTH 1327 sq.ft., insuite laundry, granite ctops, high end appliances, dishwasher, natural gas range, electric fireplace, 43’ plasma tv No Pets $2,750 monthly Call: (604) 762-2044

2BR $1060, Avail Dec 1st. Heat incl’d, quiet, gated prkg. n/p, view, walk to seabus. 1 year lease 163 West 5th. 604-980-7501

2 BR exceptional top flr ste in quiet well kept bldg. Extra lrg west facing private balcony across entire apt. Great decor, Laminate floors, 1.5 bath, suits exec couple ns np, 1240 St, Georges, $1500 604-317-8811 3 BR apt, 2 bath, newer flrs. Mt Seymour Park area, ns, np, kids ok, $1600, Dec 1, 604-987-7006

★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR 3rd (Top) flr, South view, Immed/Dec 1, $960. Carpets, drapes, heat, hotwater, gated prkg avail, no dogs 604-986-7745

1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, Dec 1st refs req’d. 604-960-0452

Bright 1 BR $950, incl ht/hw prkg, hw flrs, balc, quiet bldg, E 21st, avail Dec 1st, np, 604-990-4088

2 bdrm $1150 , hardwood, heat/ h/w, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. n/p, refs, Now, 778-320-1554

CENTRAL LONSDALE 1 BR patio, d/w, Immed, cat ok $1050. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net

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North Vancouver 144 W. 14th St MARLBOROUGH TOWER

1 BR & 2 BR suites Available Dec 1. Well maint ste with d/w. Professionally managed building close to all amenities with new fitness centre. No pets, 1 yr lse. Call 604-983-6920

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WESTWIND APTS - 2025 Bellevue Ave, W Van, 2 BR mnt view, Cat OK Senior discount. 604-913-0734 MOUNTAIN COURT APTS, Lynn Valley, 1 Br $1000, 2BR $1300, 3 BR $1550. Hardwood, f/p, incls heat, hw, prkg & cable. Pool, cat ok 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 3 BR, avail Dec 1st, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR avail Dec 1, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca

MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar 145 West Keith Road.

1 BR avail immed or Dec 1 Studios & 2 BR avail Dec 1 Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356 WOODCROFT: 1 BR & 2 BR, 3 BR 1 year lease. ns, np. Utils. incld. COLLIERS 604-926-2012

1 BDRM

Recently reno’d 800sf, available in quiet waterfront building, exceptional ocean view, No pets, non-smoking. 2180 Argyle Ave. West Vanc. 604-913-1849 for viewing appointment

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195 21st Street BELLEVUE TOWER 1 BR - $1600 710 sqft plus balcony with an amazing view of the mountains and ocean. Fully renovated with hardwood floors, granite countertops, mirror sliding closet doors, contemporary light fixtures and vertical blinds.

Call 604-922-8815 to view.

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1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA

2 BR suites available Nov 1st starting at $1900. Beautifully renovated units with ocean or mountain views, 900sq.ft., hardwood floors & DW. Prestigious building steps from all amenities & Ambleside Beach. Sorry, No Pets. Call 604-922-4724 to view.

1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Move-in Bonus Fitness rm out door pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. 604-922-4322

Cancer June 21-July 22: The accent lies on romance, creative urges, beauty, charming children and speculative luck (all highlighted Monday/ Tuesday). But don’t start anything new in any zone. An old romance or former creative project might return – if so, judge it on its own merits. Why was it abandoned in the first place? Sunday’s for home, kids – all’s fine. Midweek brings chores, health matters (both lightly) – charge ahead in practical matters, dispose of piles of routine tasks. Relationships excite, opportunities surge, and cobwebs dissolve Friday/ Saturday. True love’s possible: but no one new. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Start nothing new before Nov. 26 – especially in areas of domesticity, real estate, children, security, pension programs, gardening and nutrition. (These are highlighted Monday/Tuesday, but pick up and march ahead with old, former projects – e.g., those stones you haven’t moved in the garden – or ongoing ones. Plant nothing, buy nothing significant.) Wednesday/Thursday bring romantic notions, earthly beauty and pleasure. (But don’t ask someone new for a date.) Chores, health concerns and dependents fill Friday/Saturday. If a former realty bargain resurfaces, hook it. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Start nothing new (and buy nothing significant) before Nov. 26, especially in communications, travel, reports, paperwork, applications, distribution. In these, mistakes and delays can occur. An application submitted now will tend to be buried and forgotten by the recipient. Have a Plan B, re-check wallet, credit cards, supplies, itinerary, etc. Make a list before doing errands. Sunday favours you in money areas. Paperwork, travel and communications are highlighted Monday/Tuesday. Stick close to home, security position midweek. Romance, pleasure, “winning” Friday/Saturday!

PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bdrm, dw, n/p, n/s avail Dec 1st. By appt. 604-921-7800

2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net

MOVE IN BONUS AMBLESIDE TOWER

1 BR (Avail Now & Dec 1) & 2 BR (Avail Now & Dec 1), Mnt/ Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok. 604-922-8443

Park Royal Towers

Completely Renovated

1, 2 & 3 Bdrm. Suites All Utilities Included

1BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq. ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq. ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq. ft.)

Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool

604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive

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Houses - Rent

2 LVL attractive Calverhall view home, 7 appl, h/wood, lrg kitchen up small down, sunroom, rec room 2-3 br up, 1 down, 2 fp, pet OK, ns, $2500/mth 604-929-6849

2BDRM/1BTH 3276 St. Pauls Ave. Incredible view of city & ocean. Small Pets OK $2,250/ Mo. Call: (604) 614-8469

The Pink Palace on the Seawall

3 BR + den, Beaut. Exec home, quiet area, near Cap. River & Lions Gate bridge, garage, clean, hottub, deluxe master br, storage shed, large priv. yard, n/s, avail NOW, $2900 Paul 604-986-1586

Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627

3 BR + DEN, contemporary, 2 bath, 5 appls, gas f/p, new reno, nr schools/shops, Seymour area, np ns, Dec 1. $2200. Ref’s 604-220-0595

WATERFRONT LUXURY

2 Bdrm & 3 Bdrm

6522

PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bach, ocean views, dw, n/p, n/s avail now. By appt. 604-921-7800

BAYVIEW APTS

Call 604-630-3300 to place your ad

Apartments & Condos

Luxury Over The Seawall! 1 BR & 2 BR pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287

Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: A link evolves. The accent remains on secrets, research, sexual urges, investments, debt and partnership money, hidden meanings and health diagnoses, especially Monday/ Tuesday. Changes, commitments or break-offs you make will have magnified consequences down the road. This is the month on which your life pivots. That said, don’t start anything new before Nov. 26. Deal with old or ongoing sexual, financial and similar situations. (A former sexy one might return.) Relationships reach agreement Sunday. A mellow, loving mood flows in Wednesday/Thursday. Be ambitious late week. Taurus April 20-May 20: Remember, start nothing before Nov. 26: stick with former or ongoing people, projects. That includes relationships, contracts, negotiations, relocation, dealings with the public and advertising – and agent contacts. In the meantime, a former relationship, relocation opportunity, negotiation, etc., might reappear (especially Monday/Tuesday). Trust your instincts on this – if this link was good “back then,” good again: if bad, bad again. Mysteries, opportunities and a sexy person fill midweek. Love of a gentle kind flows over you Friday/Saturday. Work, co-workers are pleasant. Gemini May 21-June 20: Start nothing new before Nov. 26 – especially in work, machinery, with dependents and health. DO NOT buy machinery. A former (incomplete) chore – or work role – might return (all month, but particularly Monday/Tuesday). Perhaps a repair must be redone. A former co-worker or lover might return – the lover’s not beneficial. Sunday’s romantic: express your feelings. Relationships, opportunities and fresh horizons fill Wednesday/ Thursday – but only leap if these are “old new” not brand new. Sexy urges and “financial significance” arrive Friday/Saturday – research, dig deep.

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Furnished Accommodation

1 BR, bright, gas f/p, modern, fully eq. upper Lonsdale, on bus, lovely, suits couple/sngl, $1100, Jan 1, 2013. ns np, 604-230-2970 1 BR new designer, 800sf. min 3 mo lse, net, cable, gas fp, dw, wd, avail Now, nr park, Collingwood Schl, WVan $1300 604-913-6799 1 BR ste + nook, furnished, new laminate, paint, equip kitchen, priv ent on main lvl, w/d, hydro, great patio, some view, East 2nd, $1200, 604-990-0981 3 BR, 2 ba, Westview area, furnished, hardwood Dec 15, nr school, $2700. 604-980-0078

A SHORT STAY North Shore & Kitsilano 1 & 2 br + p/house. Renos, families, execs 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com

HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com QUALITY SHORT TERM 1 - 2 BR mtn/city view suites www.lionsgatesuites.com

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Money remains the top topic. Make as much as you can – without, however, starting new projects nor seeking new clients. (Clients gained before late November would become a real headache in future – not their fault!) Start nothing new or significant before Nov. 26. Former money sources (or old bills you owe) are likely to resurface. Your talents shine Sunday. Money, earning, selling and sensual attractions highlight Monday/Tuesday. Do errands, travel, or communicate midweek – but watch mistakes; make a list. Head for home Friday/ Saturday: relax, repair home and relations. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your energy, charisma and optimism remain high; others are attracted. But “effective” might be the missing quality, as you will find it hard to advance ongoing ventures, and even harder to successfully start new ones. Stick to the old and ongoing until Nov. 26. A former (abandoned) financial, investigative, sexual or health matter might return: if this was good then, it is now; if bad, bad now. Rest, contemplate Sunday. You impress others Monday/Tuesday. Chase money (not new money ventures) Wednesday/Thursday. Buy nothing important. Late week is busy but not hugely important. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Continue to rest, retreat, contemplate – be spiritual, charitable. Start nothing new before Nov. 26. Instead, protect ongoing projects from mistakes, missed appointments, etc. A former acquaintance might reappear: this person might offer you some shelter or solace, but otherwise is not a good one for you to hang any hopes on, especially love hopes. Sunday’s for optimism and entertainment. Avoid competition Monday/Tuesday. Your energy and charisma return somewhat midweek – get things done! (But don’t start the new.) Chase money Friday/Saturday. Buy nothing important.

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4 BDRM, 2 bath, 180' VIEW, quiet St, Dundarave, avail Dec 1st, $2950/mnth 604-926-9394 4 BDRM, 2 baths, rec room, hardwood, SS kitchen West Van, Dec 1, $3300/m. 604-925-1728 6 bdrm 3 bath 3950sf, ns, $3500mnth+util, nr school 3 min to Park Royal. NOW!! 604-600-6681 8 BR, 5 ensuite, new executive, upper Londsdale, 4600sf, 2 F/P, double garage, $4000, 604-716-2256 Caufeild View, 2000sf open plan, 2 BR +den, 1.5 bath, updated, clean, quiet, Dec 1, ns, pet negot. $2700+utils, 604-926-3630

DEEP COVE seaside cottage, 2 br, fp, hardwood, lrg deck , garage ns $2325. 604-929-5191 FAMILY HOME, $2600/mo, 4 BR West 26th North Van, np, ns, view of City/Mnts, new flooring upstairs, entire house newly painted, 2 BR up, 2 BR down, 1 full kitchen up, 1 bath up/down, 2 gas f/p, lrg covered deck/carport, lrg f/yard, 1 fridge, 1 stove, 1 d/w, 1 w/d, Nov 15. 604-986-6531 HORSESHOE BAY, 2 BR Rancher, avail Dec 1st, $2150 + utils, sunny deck, new kitch/appls, Pets ok, Robert 604-377-8762

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Office/Retail Rent

150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003

Nov. 11 - 17, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Start nothing new before Nov. 26. Instead, stay with ongoing projects, ventures and relationships, or welcome those that return from the past. A former fine group of friends, a light, playful lover, or a past venture (it always made you feel hopeful) might reappear. Judge the former venture on its own merits. DON’T indulge in planning sessions now – even those returning from the past will fall into confusion. Be ambitious Sunday. Playfulness, optimism and social delights fill Monday/Tuesday. Retreat midweek for a breather. Your energy and charisma soar Friday/Saturday! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: The accent remains on ambition, career, prestige relations, reputation and dealings with authorities, parents and the boss. Remain ambitious, but realize new starts are likely to go awry. Even ongoing situations hold some delays, mistakes and misunderstandings. Be gentle, humorous, and patient. Start nothing important before Nov. 26. Sunday’s wise, loving. That ambition stuff strikes Monday/Tuesday – all’s fine, just DO NOT be fooled by money fantasies. A former career role or boss might return. Happiness visits you midweek! Retreat, rest, contemplate Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Your mind floats to rarified levels this week, especially Monday/Tuesday. Legal, educational, far travel, cultural, love and intellectual pursuits fascinate you now. Remember: start nothing new before Nov. 26. You might stumble across something you wrote or filmed long ago. My advice: don’t resurrect it, as you could muddle its message even more. However, a chance to revisit a foreign shore, to visit your old campus, or speak with an old flame, should be grabbed. Sunday’s mysterious. Be ambitious midweek. Happiness, optimism and social joys arrive Friday/Saturday. timstephens@shaw.ca

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AUTOMOTIVE

TOP OF Delbrook, N Van, male/ female to share deluxe furn home, w/d, d/w, ph, cable, wifi. Suits work person or student. $595 incl. George 604-988-7820

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE?

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North Vancouver

1 BR, ensuite bth, spacious home n/s female. Furn/unfurn, internet, w/d, $595 incl. 604-329-7449

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Suites/Partial Houses

1 BDRM updated, view concrete , 4th & Lonsdale, $1100 ns/np, avail Dec 1st 604-761-4457 1 BR, 1 bath, detached waterfront ste, Deep Cove, 650sf, lrg deck, NS, small pet ok, $1200 incl utils, ldry, avail Now, 604-929-1964 1 BR bsmt large bright upper L Valley, n/s, n/p, full kitchen, w/d, d/w, radiant heat, $975 incl heat/ hotwater, NOW. 604-833-0386 1 BR grnd lvl, patio, Central Lonsdale, inste w/d, suits 1, ns/ np, $825 un furn $975 full furn. 604-341-7803 1 BR & office, garden lvl, bright S. exp. Sentinel Hill, W Van, ns, np, suit 1, $1250 incl, 604-925-1250 2 BDRMS garden level, share ldry, PETS OK, Lynn Valley $1150+ utils. now. 778-709-2531 2 BR, 2 bath, garden level, quiet, new reno, appls, own w/d. $1600 incls utils, cable & internet. Delbrook/Queens, n/s 604-985-8666 2 BR bright ground level, fp, dw, share wd, Lynn Valley, new paint clean, Dec 15 or Jan 1. 778-846-0070

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2 BR bsmt suite above ground, 1100sf, own wd, fp, Dollarton area, cov’d prkg, ns, $1300, Dec 1st. 604-728-6962

3 BR Ctrl Lonsdale, cls to everything, bright newly reno, lam flrs, fp, 2 bath, f/yard, deck, storage, 5 appls, ns/np, prkg, Avail Now $1998, 604-369-7780 3 BR, den, office, Cntrl Lonsdale, decks back & front, h/wd, w/d, very bright $2200, 604-725-4873 3 BR, top floor, large living room kitchen, dining rm, 2 bath, 6 appl. 1/2 garage, big back yrd, Grnd Blvd nr schools/hospital, ns, np, $2200+utils. Now 604-985-4263 BRITISH PROPERTIES, nr Sentinel school, city/ocean view, new 2 bdrm, garage, south facing, 5 appl, np $1990/m. 604-626-2424

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Auto Finance

Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

We Loan Our Own $$$$ Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 www.kiarichmond.com

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Townhouses Rent

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397

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2 BR grnd lvl, bright, recent reno, share wd, ns, np Grand Blvd ref’s, $1250 inclusive 604-340-5116

Prof seeking small apt on North Shore for wkday use. Prefer wlk out bsmt with kitch in priv home. Pref area: Mnt Hwy, winter home sit also considered. Max rent: $700/mo inclusive, 604-536-4706

2 BR large bright, Mt Seymour Prkwy, $1300 + 40% utils, ns np, Nov 15. 604-929-4104

WANTED 2 BR, long term, reasonable rent, prefer covered prkg, N Van, quiet n/s 604-984-2847

“You can’t always always get get what you what you want.” want.”

9129

Luxury Cars

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

9125

Domestic

2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997

2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

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Luxury Cars

1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553

2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve

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1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993

Scrap Car Removal

1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

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

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566

1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094

1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170

NOW $56,888

03 DODGE CARAVAN SXT

11 BMW 328i xDRIVE

WAS $9,900

STK 951310 WAS $38,900

Loaded, only 73,000kms. STK 245121

12 CHEVY CAMARO SS RS CONVERTIBLE

10 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL

WAS $42,900

WAS $33,900

Auto, loaded. STK 951240

AWD, nav, leather, loaded STK BV14501.

NOW $39,900

NOW $28,888

10 CADILLAC SRX

10 NISSAN ALTIMA

4cyl, auto, pwr group, loaded.

AWD, leather, sunroof, loaded, only 58,000kms. Stk 951190.

STK 950750 WAS $18,995

NOW $16,998

WAS $40,995

10 CHEVY EQUINOX

11 BUICK REGAL CXL

STK 951290 WAS $19,900

STK 951300 WAS $28,900

NOW $38,800

Leather, sunroof, loaded

NOW $17,488

NOW $26,480

09 DODGE JOURNEY SE

11 CADILLAC DTS

Navigation, sunroof, leather, only 29,000kms. Stk 951160

Loaded, only 57,000kms. STK 868022

NOW $38,888

12 GMC SIERRA SLE CREW CAB

WAS $18,995

NOW $16,800

09 HYUNDAI ACCENT

4x4, loaded, only 14,000kms. Stk 951230.

4dr, auto, CD, only 44,000kms. Stk 878332

NOW $28,800

NOW $9,900

WAS $11,900

10 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SE

08 NISSAN ROGUE

STK 951270 WAS $19,900

WAS $20,995

NOW $15,488 1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 lancebright@hotmail.com

10 CHEV AVEO

5spd, one owner, only 3,000kms. WAS $11,900

NOW $9,900

AWD, auto, loaded. Stk 950950

NOW $18,898

11 CHEVY AVALANCHE LTZ

Every option, 4x4, only 25,000kms. Stk 87278

WAS $49,900

NOW $44,404

Bad Credit • No Credit • Bankruptcy Proposal • Collections

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220

So find it or sell it in our guaranteed classfied ads. No matter No matter what what you you have have to to sell – a car, house, boat, furniture or or sell – a car, house, boat, furniture collectible – guaranteed classified classified collectible – guaranteed ads get ads get the the job job done. done. Just Just list list it it and and sell it for one low price.

Leather, nav, auto

NOW $35,900

Stow N Go, loaded

1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car

1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525

1998 FORD F150, 4x4, auto, Triton V8, 4.6L, silver, trailer tow pack, 6 ft box, aircared. $3650. 604-255-5453

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1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367

sell it for one low price.

$49 includes one print ad includes adad (in$49 3 markets), + one one print online (in(on 3 markets), + one online ad 12 websites) until sold*. (onCraig 12 websites) until sold*. can’t do that!

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1978 MG MGB Manual 154,000 kms Convertible sports car great condition $4,750 Call: (604) 8254939 email: gerrygillis@shaw.ca

1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191 *some *some conditions conditions applyapply

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1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353

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2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com

2001 JEEP Grand Cheroke, silver 250,000 km, new engine, good cond $5000 obo. 604-971-3435

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Northshore 1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

2006 Volvo XC70 Automatic 134 K, Local $15,900. Contact Rod @ 604-833-6931

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

2002 Nissan Frontier 4x4 auto V6, 4x4, ext. box, 291,000 km $6,500. Call Gord (604)418-5394

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks 2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877

2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526

2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384

2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751

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1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $3000 obo, 604-946-8862

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390

2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235. 2006 JEEP Commander, drk blue ltd edt, 90000km fully loaded, 18in alloy rims + more, mint cond $18500 778-839-9762 778-8599937

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2009 Mercedes Benz C300 4Matic, only 46,500kms, premium pkg, navigation, sport pkg, glass sunroof, factory warranty until Mar 2013, iridium silver, black leather twinned, immaculate.$28,850

2006 Mercedes Benz ML350 4Matic, auto, only 74,000kms, local, MB serviced, glass roof, alloys, Capri blue/cashmere beige leather, immaculate. $25,850 2005 Mercedes Benz ML350 4 Matic, 102,000 Original K’s, auto, glass roof, heated seats, alloys, new tires, well serviced, dark blue/black, immaculate. $17,850

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2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283 2000 MAZDA 626 XL, 98,500km, exc cond., auto, 4 cyl, $3500. 1 lady owner, Call 604-980-4918

2001 HONDA Civic. Std, 4dr, 182 K, new tires, fully serviced, $4000. Call: (604) 984-8913.

2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235

2006 Toyota 78,000 Original K’s Camry 4 Cyl LE, auto, alloys, glass roof, exceptional condition. $12,850 2006 Toyota Matrix XR, only 59,000kms, 4dr, auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, new tires, shadow mica/black cloth, very clean. $12,500 2003 Honda 90,000 Original K’s Accord Coupe, V6, auto, glass roof, heated seats, new tires, immaculate. $10,850 2003 Audi A4 1.8T 76,000 Original K’s, FWD, auto, glass roof, alloys, black/black leatherette, immaculate. $10,850

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RV’s/Trailers

2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051

2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357

2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179

REDUCED MUST SELL!! $15,800 2009 Volkswagen BEETLE/BUG. light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014

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1974 MOPAR 24’ custom cabana, 65K org miles, 440 V8, 4 kw. genset, oak cabinets, Cadilac head lights. New $1100 furnace, CD stereo, SS microwave, inverter, 3 batteries + more. $9400 obo. 778-889-3459

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TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478

2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518

2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739

2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367

9515

1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866

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2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 rgprojectmanager@yahoo.com

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2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $58,000 604-948-5048

8060

EXP’D CEMENT Finisher. I can form, place & finish any concrete job. Peter 604-988-8856 anytime

8073

1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433

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2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426

Concrete

Drainage

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2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: gwandres@shaw.ca

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8075

Drywall

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2010 BMW 328XI, AWD, loaded, metallic black sapphire with black interior colour, never smoked in, no accidents, auto steptronic $29,900. 604-821-0440, 778-242-5503 Serviced at Brian Jessel BMW

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2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546

2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010

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2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486

2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

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2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912

2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

*STRUCTURAL CHANGES*, framing, finishing, repairs. Professional & precise, 778-233-0559

8055

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends

2006 Kia Rio Black 63k 4 door sedan a/c auto $7500 obo (604) 809-0717

604-506-3839

Vans

OAC

816 AUTOMALL DRIVE, NORTH VANCOUVER

Carpentry

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8035

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634

8030

& Finishing Carpentry

2001 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo, auto, leather, sunroof, AC. 123,500 km $5,800. 604-729-4129

2002 Acura TL 3.2 Local NS car. Senior driven/always garaged. Automatic. 181,000 kms. All service records. Gold with beige leather interior. An excellent vehicle at an attractive price. $6,200 Call: (604) 788-4849

9160

WOOD WORK REPAIRS

2004 BMW 52,000 Original K’s 325i Sedan, auto, alloys, glass roof, heated seats, grey/black. $14,850

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1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557

2005 XTERRA 79,000 kms 5speed, 4wd, new tires & brakes, exc cond, drk grey, all receipts, detailed, $16,500 604-761-7507

Sports & Imports

For more information on these cars & others call Ted

2004 Nissan Murano SE AWD 200,000 kms, Excel Cond, Leather, Sunroof, Power seats. $9,500. 604-897-3540.

2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: jthomson0621@gmail.com

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HOMESERVICES

2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044

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North Shore News November 11 2012