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Victoria Turley said little to the media Friday after being found not guilty in the death of Shannon Raymond, the Maple Ridge teenage girl who died after ingesting alcohol and ecstasy. But later, through her lawyer David Milburn, Turley said Raymond’s death was an “absolute tragedy – and her sympathies lie with the family.” Turley was acquitted before a packed and emotional Supreme Court in New Westminster. With the courtroom divided into supporters from either side, sobs and hugs followed the decision for several minutes. Justice Sunni Stromberg-Stein ruled that Turley’s behaviour, in not seeking medical help, but tending to Raymond throughout the night, was not a marked departure from what a reasonable person would do. See Trial, p11

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School Employers Association, the government’s bargaining agent in the contract dispute, Murray said the district is not a party to the contract negotiations. “In all of our minds, students are first and foremost,” said Murray. “We regret it’s gotten to this point.” The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Board of Education has previously called on the provincial government to take part in mediation with teachers to settle the ongoing contract dispute. See Teachers, p4

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n old farmhouse that served as the Daykin family home for decades will be preserved, if council OK’s a heritage designation deal between the present owner and the district. The sprawling home at 22031 Dewdney Trunk Rd. will be divided into two, lifted up and turned 90 degrees and moved closer to Dewdney Trunk Road, renovated, then have a twin duplex built on the same lot. By creating four living units where there was only one, its financial viability is assured. It’s a good thing for Mayor Ernie Daykin, who grew up there, one of many Daykins who lived in the house from 1919 to 1971. “I would be sad to see the thing come down,” the mayor said Friday. “It was a real cool, old house. “It was a great place to be adventurous.” The old home, built by Joseph Beeton in 1911, had lots of places for kids to explore. It was heated by a sawdust furnace that used wood chips that were blown into a big tank in the basement, while a stove upstairs burned the same fuel. The home was the cornerstone of the 10-acre Daykin family farm on Dewdney Trunk Rd. that raised dairy cattle, produced eggs and chickens, along with pears, cherries, plums and apples and allowed several generations to grow up together. But even back then, raising a family on a farm income wasn’t easy. His dad took an outside job as a milk inspector and even his grand dad

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Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin outside his childhood home on northeast corner of York Street. worked off the farm as an electrician, the mayor points out. The farm was subdivided into 22 lots in 1966, and up until recently, before his dad’s death last year, four generations of Daykins were living on York Street. His grandparents lived in the house just to the west of the old home while the mayor’s own home, also on York Street, is kitty corner from the house, while his daughter and her family also live on York Street. Daykin pointed out, as a kid, he sometimes spent more time at his

grandparents’ house than at home. “We saw our grandparents virtually every day. “There’s been way more upside. It’s been great.” If you notice a small bend in York Street, near Dewdney Trunk Road, the mayor can tell you why. “When they put in the road, because we were still living at the old house at the time, my mom said, ‘That road is too close to my kitchen window.’ “So they shifted the road about 10 feet to keep my mother happy.”

The Daykin family sold the house in 1971, and it is now owned by a private contractor. But the mayor plans on excusing himself from discussions as the application moves forward. He still lives across the street, he pointed out. Council first saw the application for heritage designation at its Monday committee meeting. If approved, the owners of the property will get a five-year property tax holiday from the district as an incentive. Last year’s municipal property taxes rang in at $1,714.

A bylaw proposal that’s about to go to council will make life easy for recreational vehicle owners, as long as they know how to park the big rig and they know where their property line is. Following a fracas last year caused by a couple of instigators who made dozens of complaints about RV parking, Maple Ridge staff has a new policy awaiting council’s OK. If you live in a rural area, you can park any number of your RVs on your lot, regardless of size, as along as you own them or an immediate family member owns the vehicles. In the urban area, same deal applies, except you’re only allowed to park one vehicle in your front yard, which has to be on the drive and has to be 1.5 metres from your front property line. The proposals came from an open house last spring and are about to go to a regular council meeting. The changes to the zoning bylaw will also allow one tent on a property, provided it’s tied down. Council also discussed allowing property owners to store RVs for their immediate family members. Council reviewed the bylaw change at its Monday workshop meeting, then sent it off to a regular evening meeting, in addition to a proposed new bylaw complaint policy clarifying who can complain to the district about their messy neighbours. A new policy that council is about to vote on proposes that only three bylaw complaints from each property be alllowed, per year. A previous clause of limiting complaints to only within 100 metres of the complainant’s residence was ditched because of the possibility that a complainant could be ID’d.

Most on Maple Ridge council don’t want wage increase by Phil M elnyc h u k staff reporter Only one member of Maple Ridge council, so far, supports giving them all a pay raise. No decision has been made yet, or on a method to determine if one is warranted. Coun. Al Hogarth favours a staff report that calls for cost-of-living increases each January, and resetting council’s base salary every three years, after the new council compares politicians’ pay in

10 Lower Mainland cities. “I support this and I’m not ashamed about it at all,” Hogarth said at Monday’s workshop meeting. Every council he’s been on has brought value to the community and councillors at least deserve a cost-of-living increase. Council has done a good job, he added. “It’s cost me a lot of money being on this council and representing the community.” Hogarth, a realtor, said his records show he lost sales because he had to turn down business because of his role as councillor. “It’s cost me $90,000 to sit here. That’s bread and butter taken out of my family

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“That’s a direct contradiction to the very notion of free collective bargaining. At this point, the best solution is independent mediation.” Former school superintendent Mike Suddaby was emphatic about his opposition to Bill 22. Suddaby contacted the MRTA last week and offered to help the local teachers’ union in preventing Bill 22 from becoming law. “In all my years, I have never seen a government so bent on trying to destroy the best of the teaching profession,” he said. “Bill 22 takes away class size and

class composition limits. How is that good for either students or their teachers?” Education Minister George Abbott defended Bill 22 on Wednesday, stating that is provides a “fair and balanced” process to address contract issues. “While the teacher’s union initially called for mediation, they rejected the approach set out in Bill 22 because it makes it clear that any mediated settlement must respect the net-zero mandate,” Abbott said. “This is no surprise as virtually every other public sec-

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Pay from p3 Metro Vancouver should get involved to see if there was a way of settling salaries at armslength from the politicians. Perhaps the new municipal auditor general could do that, she added. She, along with Couns. Bob Masse, Judy Dueck and Corisa Bell, wanted no increases in the present council’s term. Coun. Michael Morden, who was absent, said previously he also wanted a freeze on council salaries. Maple Ridge’s current policy for setting council pay is to compare 10 Lower Mainland cities and pay at the 65 percentile

mark of the salary level. That means, Maple Ridge council salaries would be higher than 65 per cent of those 10 cities and lower than 35 per cent. That policy had councillors due for a 13-per-cent hike over three years and the mayor receive a nine-per-cent hike over that time, in addition to annual cost of living increases. However, council in 2009, cancelled those cost of living increases. The new council nixed those increases in December following a motion by the mayor and after Bell campaigned against them in the November election. Maple Ridge councillors currently earn $37,300 and the

mayor makes $92,300 yearly. Coun. Bell, however, pointed out that she knew what the salary was when she ran, and knew she was going to take a $70,000 cut in pay.

“There are so many people who will do the work at the pay offered.” Coun. Corisa Bell Twenty-eight people ran for Maple Ridge council in last November’s election.

tor union in the province has signed agreements at net-zero, and government has clearly and consistently stated that the [B.C. Teachers’ Federation’s] demands for a $2-billion increase to wages and benefits are completely unreasonable given the current economic reality.” B.C. teachers have been taking part in work-to-rule job action since the beginning of the school year after contract talks with the province’s bargaining agent broke down. Teachers have been without a contract since June. “There are so many people who will do the work at the pay offered.” Perhaps council could set limits for council salary increases during its term. And if council expanded to eight, as it can now that Maple Ridge’s population is above 50,000, shouldn’t it cut council salaries to reflect the reduced workload? she asked. Morden also wanted raises for senior, non-union staff at district hall to be disconnected from settlements reached by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, pointing out a twoor three-per-cent increase on a $150,000 salary is larger than three- or four-per-cent increase on a $50,000 salary. Councillors salaries jumped 53 per cent following a review in 2008.

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A way for pay Al Hogarth is the only member of Maple Ridge council who wants to determine his own pay. And guess what? He wants another raise. And who pays for that raise? The same people as always – the taxpayers. Mr. Hogarth needs more of your money because he’s not making as much as he can as a realtor since he spends so much time on council. He claims he loses $90,000 a year in business because he’s on council. He also claims the work a councillor does has doubled in the past 10 to 15 years. You know what has more than doubled since 2008? Council pay. Hogarth wants an annual cost of living increase, and for council’s base wage to be reset in line with that in neighbouring municipalities every three years. We can see where this is going – and it’s never going to end. Council pay, and who decides it, was a contentious and distracting debate during last fall’s municipal election. Now this, a staff report recommending a pay raise schedule for council, at a time when the province’s teachers just walked off the job because there is no money to give them a raise, whether they deserve it or not. Council just cancelled a scheduled increase in December, until it figured out a way to determine what politicians should get paid. As we’ve said before, just look down the road, where Pitt Meadows has an independent committee with citizen representation decide whether council should get a raise or not. Mr. Hogarth claims Maple Ridge has tried using a public group to do that and it didn’t work. Does that mean he didn’t get a raise? What doesn’t work is having council constantly voting on its own pay. It’s unsustainable. And if Mr. Hogarth doesn’t like that, there are, as we saw with 28 candidates for council in the last election, plenty of people willing to do the part-time job for what it pays now – $37,300 a year. – The News

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BCTF indoctrinating our kids VICTORIA – Perhaps the single most ridiculous stunt in the lead-up to this week’s teachers’ strike was pulled at an elementary school here in the capital. A teacher gave her Grade 1 class an assignment for anti-bullying day: take crayons in hand B.C. Views Tom Fletcher and write to Education Minister George Abbott, demanding he stop bullying their teacher and address class size and composition. This North Korea-style political indoctrination of sixyear-olds was a mistake, according to the local teachers’ union boss, who vaguely indicated that the unnamed teacher would apologize to parents. Is this self-serving abuse of teacher authority an isolated incident? My experience as a parent and journalist suggests it is not, and recent events support that. By Friday, students across B.C. were skipping class in solidarity with their teachers, led by budding campus radicals suddenly conversant with B.C. Teachers’ Federation talking points about “Bill 22.” This left-wing groupthink pervades the education system from public schools through taxpayer-supported colleges and universities. After a couple of generations of this indoctrination, almost everyone “knows” that government under-funding is at the heart of every school problem, standardized testing is an assault on the fragile self-esteem of students, and reducing

class size is the top priority for improving educational outcomes. All of this is glaringly false union propaganda, reinforced in classroom “current affairs” discussions. Don’t believe me? Google “Study: Class size doesn’t matter” for the latest on a growing stack of scientific evidence that shows you and your children are being force-fed lies. B.C. Teachers’ Federation president Susan Lambert announced the strike on live TV with a remarkable string of rhetoric about the “Orwellian” legislation that will soon put an end to this teacher tantrum. The government needs to negotiate “clearly, rationally and respectfully,” said the boss of union representatives who have spent the last year insulting the taxpayers’ negotiators by telling them to “go back to your masters” and get a couple of billion more. Clearly? It was the BCTF that announced its work-to-rule plan for the fall and then took the summer off. It was the BCTF that didn’t even present its outrageous 16-per-cent wage demand until January, a full 10 months after formal negotiations began, and accompanied it with a false costing. Orwellian? At a sparsely attended rally on the legislature lawn, local teachers’ unions marched out their most strident tame trustee to demand the government “come to the table” with billions. One teacher in the crowd held up a large sign adorned with three mug shots: Premier Christy Clark, ex-premier Gordon Campbell and Benito Mussolini, to illustrate a multiple-choice question about “fascism.” This teacher should be assigned to write an essay about the Italian dicta-

tor’s formative years, and his schooling in particular. In Vancouver, a protesting teacher got big media play, holding up a sign proclaiming that “it’s not about a wage increase, it’s about classroom conditions.” This too is a lie. The BCTF trotted out its standard “children first” rhetoric, then tabled its breathtakingly out-of-touch benefit demands. It doesn’t take a math teacher to see what its $2 billion wage and benefit fantasy would actually do to classroom conditions.

It doesn’t take a math teacher to see what its $2 billion wage and benefit fantasy would actually do to classroom conditions. For his part, Abbott started out pretty keen about students and parents heading down to occupy their local school and replace striking teachers with volunteers for a couple of days. But he changed his tune after the support staff union started grumbling about parents colouring too close to their craft lines. One fight at a time, I guess. The next one will be over teacher performance assessment and the choke-hold of union seniority on school jobs. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com (tfletcher@blackpress.ca).

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THE NEWS/letters Not getting fair value from TransLink EDITOR, THE NEWS:

Re: Road tolls throughout Metro under consideration (The News, March 2). I think this is an issue that needs to be pursued on a more fundamental level than what usually gets covered regarding TransLink. Quite a simple question people fail to ask: Why and how is it a non-publicly elected group, or in this case, board of directors, in a democracy such as Canada allowed the power or right to tax the public? Its seems there is a glut in the operation. Perhaps its time for the government to take the responsibility to manage the Lower Mainland transportation system more appropriately. For the services provided and the revenue collected, it doesn’t seem like the public is getting fair value from TransLink. Its proverbial hand is endlessly out, asking for more. Really, these creative ideas TransLink has come up with in your article are far more than infuriating as much as they are out of control. OWEN FINDLER MAPLE RIDGE

No health care costs EDITOR, THE NEWS:

Re: Our bottomless health care system (Health Care, March 2). I was quite intrigued with the column about health care and the spiralling costs to all Canadians. I am a senior, 91 years of age and I live in a townhouse in Maple Ridge. I pay my health care premiums every month. I occasionally have an appointment with my doctor. He always finds me in top health. I have not been on any prescription medications for years, nor has my 91-year-old wife, who has Alzheimer’s and is in full-time care, which is paid for out of her pension income. We are both using safe, effective, natural-based nutritional supplements, as we have for 33 years, from the same supplier. I am disgusted that under the HST requirements of the Liberal government, I have to pay 12 per cent tax on all the products that keep us healthy, and costs to the health care system to zero. DICK HUNT MAPLE RIDGE

online comments • Tammy Sloan: Re: Teachers start strike Mondays (mapleridgenews.com). When I was young, we treated our teachers with the same respect we gave our parents. Now, there are many parents [who] are against teachers and are teaching their children to disrespect teachers. If this continues, who will teach the children, since no one will want to become a teacher! By the way, let’s stop subsidizing private schools. • Alan Richards · University of British Columbia: I have no political motivation whatsoever. I have no party affiliation. I believe the teachers are the ones impeding this process, not me. And teachers will not ‘happily’ give us any information we request ... Yes, there are good teachers out there doing their best to communicate, but not all. I do not wish to paint every teacher with the same brush. Vitriol and anti-union ideology. Beautiful just beautiful. Again how dare anyone have an opposing viewpoint. Why don’t you openly admit this action is wrong and we can move on.

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Teachers fairly compensated EDITOR, THE NEWS:

Re: Teachers start strike on Monday (The News, March 2). It is amazing how polarizing this issue is and how it seems people have to be either on one side or the other. That is precisely the problem, that neither side is willing to budge; the teachers want a raise and to increase funding and the government says there’s no money for anything. The only way a fair deal is going to get done is if both sides, or at least one, learn how to compromise. When I mention to friends who are teachers that I think teachers’ salaries are fair, it quickly turns into a debate on how hard teachers work, the lack of support funding, and the overall peril of the education system. I am assumed to be pro-government and anti-teacher just because I think teachers are currently fairly compensated. I agree that the system needs significant changes and agree with teachers on

most issues. And, I support the strike on those fronts. But they are fairly paid – $37,900 to $56,700 with 13 prime weeks off is the equivalent of $46,600 to $69,800 with a still generous four weeks off. And they get benefits like pension and paid sick days. Not great money, and definitely not over-paid, but given the economy, not to mention the me-too clauses, it is fair. Another thing they say, ‘It’s not about the money, it’s about the kids.’ Well, it’s time to put that into action. How about taking the raise and the ridiculous additional paid time-off demands off the negotiation table and ask only for the things that really matter to the kids: class-size, support staff and the like. The government would be way more likely to listen and if not, virtually all in the public would support your cause. The same mindset needs to be applied to the government’s position, as well. To

say there’s no money left for education, and at the same time find funding for things like B.C. Place, the Olympics, intergovernment gift-giving programs and, undoubtedly, the next big unnecessary thing that comes up, is absurd and insulting to the intelligence of the public. Why not come up with a proposal that appeases the teachers demands for the betterment of the education system, but not for their personal demands of salary, time-off. The teachers would be much more likely to accept that and, if not, it would show they are clearly out for their own gain and not for the kids. I am a registered voter who actually votes, pays property taxes, (of which a nice chunk goes to the school system) and a father of three kids, one currently in Grade 5 and the other two entering the school system soon. So, clearly, I am well invested in this issue. It pains me to see the childish side-taking going on and

the unwillingness of both sides to come up with a compromise. Only when both sides, or at least one, are willing to compromise will a deal get done. AARON LIVA PITT MEADOWS

Wage wise EDITOR, THE NEWS:

Re: Teachers start strike on Monday (The News, March 2). For many years I, a retired teacher, did not respect the B.C. Teachers’ Federation during its time when I was a worker. I felt I was dealing with a self-serving organization and a condition of employment. I have since revised my opinion. Those who are in private industry have much to be thankful for because of the BCTF. If they did not have it and other organizations fighting against bullying tactics, where would they be wage wise? BARRY BENTLEY MAPLE RIDGE

The thing about teachers is, they care EDITOR, THE NEWS:

Re: Teachers start strike on Monday (The News, March 2). I am writing to express my indignation and disbelief towards the treatment and attitudes currently being shown to the teachers of British Columbia. I have been a student for 15 years, in various provinces and institutions. Two years ago I proudly graduated from Thomas Haney secondary and set forth to make my mark on the world, starting with a scholarship to Simon Fraser University. I attended Kanaka Creek elementary and Thomas Haney, and enjoyed the coordinated district initiatives by taking AP English at Maple Ridge secondary. I have also volunteered at Blue Mountain elementary, in addition to feeling involved with other district school communities through my peers. I have seen firsthand, like every other student, the effort, passion, and emotional connection our educators invest in their jobs and students and have no doubt that this job is more than the average 9-5. I am amazed that some people still think with the current job action that teachers are the bad guys, here. Just for reference, in 2002 the B.C. government introduced Bill 27 and 28, that essentially ripped up the contract the teachers were working from. The government removed class size limits and reallocated $3 billion of education funding to other, seemingly more important areas of government. Those cuts lasted for the entire duration of my education experience in B.C. Now, Education Minister George Abbott is introducing a new ‘learning improvement fund.’ Unfortunately, this is the money that the Supreme Court of Canada ordered the B.C. Government to return to the education budget, after having declared Bills 27 and 28 un-

constitutional. And the money being returned is less than the amount originally seized in the first place. Clearly, teachers are owed the right to be heard. Through personal experiences and interactions, I can assert that teaching is so much more than your average fulltime job. So many of my teachers have stayed after school or forsaken their lunch break to hear presentations, clarify difficult concepts or even just to hear out a personal problem. If I needed a reference letter for the next day (Sorry, I forgot that scholarship deadline, Mrs. Godfrey) I had one, no questions asked. Didn’t finish my project? No big deal, I could work on it at lunch and Mr. Connolly and Mr. McIlroy would hear it after school. I had a bad grade from freezing up on tests? No problem, Mr. Hussey would evaluate my knowledge through a lengthy discussion on the unit’s topic and boost my grade. Mme. Ryan, the teacher who was concerned about my progress in French 12 possibly jeopardizing my timely graduation? She harangued me until I turned in those last few assignments. In fact, I can’t think of a single teacher I had throughout my primary and secondary education who wouldn’t (and didn’t) stick their neck out for me when I asked, or even when I didn’t. See, the thing is, teachers care. They don’t just care about their wages. They’re not in this for the money (God knows they would have picked a more lucrative profession if they were). They’re fighting for their class sizes, so that the quiet child isn’t sacrificed to the louder one. They’re fighting for limitations on class composition, so that the child that needs more attention and focus to learn doesn’t detract from the education of those who learn in a different way – equal quality of learning for all types of learners.

Yes, teachers are fighting for a wage increase – the cost of living in B.C. is one of the highest in Canada, and B.C. teachers are amongst the lowest paid. Of course, they’re fighting for a wage increase, the effect a teacher has on a child ought to be at least minimally reflected in their paycheck. I suppose a big reason that drove me to write this letter is those who oppose the teachers’ job action because ‘the teachers are being selfish’ and ‘my child’s education is at stake.’ Your child’s education is at stake. Due to the cuts and the lack of funding, there are little to no challenges for gifted students and few provisions taken for special needs students. Yet, people complain about the education system in B.C. being lacking for students. Teachers aren’t miracle workers, and they’re doing the best they can with a stretched budget and governmental limitations. So, at this point, all teachers want is the right to a fair deal. You tell me, is that selfish? That is why I supported my teachers in the 2005 strike. That is why I will support them in this strike. That is why I advocate the spread of information among my fellow students. That is why I wrote this letter. I would like to pose a final question, to Clark, Abbott and the rest of the B.C. Legislature – I realize it’s been a long time since you’ve viewed the world through the eyes of a scholar, but I ask, do you think you’d be where you are today without your education? Perhaps it would remind you of one of the most basic of schoolyard lessons – if you’re going to be a bully, eventually someone’s going to take a stand against you. But, hey, what do I know? I’m just a humble student. MEGHAN SMITH MAPLE RIDGE


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Maple Ridge pair pedal to fight cancer Neither Tamara Ferguson nor Rory Stevens are cyclists. Yet this June they will be riding from Vancouver to Seattle to raise money for the B.C. Cancer Foundation. Ferguson and Stevens, both from Maple Ridge, will be taking part in the Enbridge Ride To Conquer Cancer, a two-day cycling event that takes place June 16 and 17. On Saturday, they held their first major fundraising event, a spina-thon outside of the Great Canadian Superstore in Pitt Meadows. For eight hours the duo traded off a spin machine in front of the store, riding a total of 180 kilometers and raising $652.29 for their team. Ferguson and Stevens are hoping to raise a combined goal of $5,000 before the June deadline. To date they have raised $1,337.68. Stevens is dedicating

guson, who lost her battle with Stage 4 lung cancer in 2011. “It’s hard, but, actually, I think doing this ride is kind of my way of overcoming that. I feel that I am able to help her in the same way she kind of helped me,” says Ferguson. “It is helping me deal with the pain of having somebody that’s important to you pass on,” she says. “And especially, having everybody come up and tell you their stories when they are donating money to the cause about their family members and friends, I think really gives the sense of community and hope and support.” Contributed

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Maple Ridge teen’s death was a ‘tragedy’ Trial from front She added Turley was with Raymond almost the entire time and that a reasonable person would conclude that “she was improving, rather than getting worse.” The judge explained her decision in a 90-minute ruling. Turley faced one count of failure to provide the necessities of life in connection with Raymond’s death – a charge laid under a rarely used section of the Criminal Code. Police alleged Raymond was in the care of the accused and in medical distress at the time, July 26, 2008. A 911 call made during the last minutes of Raymond’s life was played during the trial. Turley made the call at 6 a.m. that day after finding Raymond unconscious in her former home on 119th Avenue in Maple Ridge. “She took ecstasy,” a frantic Turley told a paramedic on the phone.

She was directed to lie Raymond flat on her back and begin CPR. Turley relayed the paramedic’s instructions to her boyfriend, who performed chest compressions and CPR on the unconscious girl, but got no response, despite trying twice. “She is cold,” Turley told the paramedic, who assured her help was on its way. The court also heard that Raymond combined alcohol and ecstasy during a birthday celebration held on a “party bus” the night before. Toxicology results confirmed she died from complications of the club drug MDMA, a substance she had possibly tried for the first time that night. But there was no evidence that Raymond had a seizure, said Stromberg-Stein. No witnesses were called in defence of Turley. Milburn told Justice Stromberg-Stein that

the Crown had failed to prove its case. He added later that media reports portrayed Turley as a host of a teen party when actually, it was a party for adults only, and that teens showed up uninvited after a night of partying elsewhere and were not given booze or drugs in her home. Julie Raymond, Shannon’s mother, sobbed outside the courthouse after the ruling Friday. “Shannon would still be alive if someone had done right thing,” she said. “With every rainfall they experience for the rest of their lives, it will never equal the amount of tears that we have shed for Shannon.” Danielle Raymond said her sister could have survived. “One person on the bus, one person at the house, just one person, if one person would have called 911 or called

me or called my mom to let us know what was going on – then Shannon would probably be here – and nobody did that.” Milburn said after the ruling that Shannon Raymond’s death was a tragedy. Court heard it could have been Raymond’s first time using the drug. “It shows the dangers of the consumption of ecstasy,” he added. “It’s a dangerous drug that should be more regulated than it is.” He added later, “We know a lot more about ecstasy in 2012 than society and the public did in 2008.” Parents may now be more vigilant about the risks and keeping an eye on their kids, he said. “I think some parents will come away with a different viewpoint on the danger of ecstasy. It’s a dangerous drug. And I think if there’s any good to come out of this case at all, that’s a good.”

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hey don’t make them like Steve Telep anymore. The longtime Maple Ridge resident made his living the old fashioned way – off the land and with his hands – and his years in the bush gave him the down-to-earth sensibility of a pioneer. “He was a straight talker, all right,” says Dave Telep. Steve was his great grand uncle, and he and his sister Trisha would often spend the days of their childhood at Steve’s Maple Ridge mink farm. When the 93-year-old passed away this past Christmas, Maple Ridge lost another piece of its living history. That history was remembered by Steve Telep’s family and friends Feb. 26 at a memorial service over glasses of Royal White and cabbage rolls. “Royal White, that was Uncle Steve’s favourite,” says Trisha. “We did our best to choke it down.” Steve was well known locally, if only for his rather unique talent – morbid as it sounds, he was extremely adept at killing. His family discovered his skill at young age when he approached his father and brother trying to slaughter one of the family’s pigs, and failing miserably. Steve, barely 10 years old, took the knife from his father and dispatched the pig in an instant, slicing its throat and ending its

would often trap in the summer months. When beavers threatened the Pitt Meadows dikes, it was Steve who was called in to trap them. Telep Avenue, off 203rd Street, bears his name. The neighbourhood was once part of Steve’s property, which was eventually subdivided as suburbia crept eastward. But with all the changes in Maple Ridge Steve witnessed over the years, Dave says his great grand uncle never forgot where he came from. The Telep family immigrated to Canada from what is now the Ukraine in the early 1900s, and owned a farm where Thomas Haney Secondary School now stands. The family had livestock and a small orchard, and when the depression hit, the family was able to avoid the hunger and poverty that struck many less fortunate than they. “He had a real memory of the Dirty 30s that he carried with him,” says Dave. “He was still mindful that with all the progress we see, sometimes we have to be able to go back to the land.”

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When music arrived in the downtown Looking Back by Allison White

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t was not so long ago that running errands or going shopping was thought of as a form of socializing, and it became an activity that brought the community together. The interaction between customer and owner went beyond a simple transaction, it was more of a shared experience. And much like the general store, deli or even barber shop, the record store was a place that brought the community together to discover new things. The first mention of the Haney Music and Art Store in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Gazette dates to 1945, when they were moving locations to a new store, “operated by John S. Pearce and Miss Joan Pearce, temporarily located in McGeachan’s Hardware and Plumbing Store on the Lougheed Highway, three doors west of the Pacific Stages bus stop.” The store supplied “local music lovers from classical to boogie-woogie in sheet music and records, as well as with musical

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Haney Music and Art moved to Lougheed Highway in 1947. supplies, the newest books, magazines, gifts, etc.” (Gazette, 1945). The store also had a lending library, from which customers could sign-out records similar to the library. They also participated in record exchanges throughout the community; an early take on the mixed tape. A shortage of building materials kept Haney Music and Art in its temporary location until 1947, when adapting to the growth of Maple Ridge, it moved to another spot on Lougheed Highway between 7th and 8th Avenues, in the Harris block, which was fast becoming Haney’s newest shopping district (Gazette, 1947). This would be between 223rd and 224th streets today. The new move brought a new slogan, “Say it with music”,

which was used in many print advertisements during the late 1940s and early 1950s for the store. This was very fitting, as the owners had purchased a high quality home recording machine, which was displayed in the store. The portable machine made it possible to record a song and make arrangements on the spot. Not only could you visit the store to purchase products made by others, you could walk away having made your own piece of art. Testing out new technology and having the latest music, weekly chart lists, along with art and stationary supplies made Haney Music and Art an integral part of the downtown shopping experience. The store changed hands a few times during its life, and was last owned by

the Matheson’s, until it closed in the 1980s. Although the store is no longer part of the downtown shopping area, its impact is still felt within the community. The sharing and fostering of new music and art that was experienced within the walls of Haney Music and Art can be seen today, outside, in the artistic community of Maple Ridge. This year marks the 15th annual Music on the Wharf summer concert series. The concert started with a local band offering to play a one-time concert and has become one of the Maple Ridge Historical Society’s most popular events. The society is currently seeking musical groups to submit applications to perform. Full details along with the dates of the concert can be found at mapleridgemuseum.org or by calling 604-463-5311. Although we may not be able to visit Haney Music and Art anymore, the shared experience of discovering something new, and “saying it with music” is still alive and well today. Allison White is curator at Maple Ridge Museum.

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Carlos del Junco blurs the boundaries between blues and jazz.

Harmonica ‘wizard’ blows audience away Contributed

(Above ) Cranes, by Isabel Gibson, will be part of the juried exhibition at The ACT; (below) Flying South, by Toffee Dalziel.

Cranes! show at art gallery Theme of show inspired by local author Annette LeBox’s new novel contributed The exhibition Cranes! opens at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery on March 24. Sponsored by the Garibaldi Art Club, it goes to April 21. The theme of the juried show was inspired by local author Annette LeBox’s new novel Circle of Cranes. LeBox, a member of the art club, will release her new novel for young adults in spring. Club members have been seeking their muse in a local sanctuaries and occasionally in the wild, as the native sandhill crane does not always migrate south. In fact, members of the group were fortunate enough to be able to find their muse on location at Dr. David Rempel’s Whonnock bird sanctuary on two occasions last month. “Quite of few of our local artists have stopped by and shared photos that will soon be translated into paintings and submitted to the jury,” said art gallery curator

Barbara Duncan. “They’ve obviously had a wonderful time preparing for the show, and the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Arts Council is, likewise, delighted to be able to welcome the group back to the art gallery this year.” The theme Cranes!, however, is not limited to the bird, and some members have chosen the mechanical crane as their subject. This should encourage a varied and lively response from club members in their submissions for the exhibition, and the additional scope offered by the theme will undoubtedly offer an element of sur-

prise to the show. One of the longest-running art organizations in Maple Ridge, the Garibaldi Art Club was formed in 1959 when local painting enthusiasts began meeting at Albion Hall. The group later moved its weekly painting sessions to Maple Ridge High School, where it was offered meeting space courtesy by the school board. The Garibaldi Art Club currently meets the first Tuesday of every month at The ACT and gratefully acknowledges the financial support of The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Arts Council. An opening reception is at The ACT March 24 from 7-9 p.m. • Visit garibaldiartclub.com for more information about the upcoming show.

What’s on • Who: Cranes! – a juried exhibition of work by the Garibaldi Art Club. • Where: Maple Ridge Art Gallery at The ACT (11944 Haney Place). • When: March 24 – April 21, Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and select evenings.

Award-winning harmonica ‘wizard’ Carlos del Junco and his band The Blues Mongrels play The ACT in Maple Ridge on Saturday. Simultaneously sophisticated and raw, his playing blurs the boundaries between blues and jazz. The emphasis is on blues, but the The Cuban-born musician from Toronto and his band are not afraid to merrily traipse off in other directions, delivering a seamless fusion of New Orleans second-line grooves, swing, Latin, hip-hop or ska melodies, to swampy roots rock. The Blues Mongrels are: bassist Henry Heillig, guitarist Eric St. Laurent, and Mark Mariash on drums. Not your straight-ahead blues harmonica player, del Junco will occasionally take a blues standard and flip it upside down to breathe new life into it. Playing a 10-hole diatonic harmonica, del Junco has developed the unique ability to play chromatically by using a recently developed “overblow” technique taught to him by jazz virtuoso Howard Levy. Del Junco has recorded with Bruce Cockburn, Kim Mitchell, Oliver Schroer, Zappacosta, and has also worked with Dutch Mason, Hoc Walsh (Downchild Blues Band) and Holly Cole. He is the recipient of numerous awards, and was a Juno Award nominee.

@ The ACT Carlos del Junco and his band The Blues Mongrels play in the Studio Theatre at The ACT (11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge) on Saturday, 8:30 p.m. Visit theactmapleridge.org or call 604-476-2787 for tickets.

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Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels March 10 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 8:30 p.m. To say â&#x20AC;&#x153;he plays the harmonicaâ&#x20AC;? is like saying â&#x20AC;&#x153;Jimi Hendrix plays guitar.â&#x20AC;? A not-to-miss show!

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Chris Ronald released his second album, Turning Tides, last year.

Ronald plays Songstage today Contributed Singer-songwriter Chris Ronald will be performing the Songstage at the ACT in Maple Ridge again today, 7-9 p.m. Spurred on by encouragement from fans and an innate belief that his songs are destined for a wider audience, Ronald released his sophomore album Turning Tides last year. In the album, Ronald manages to tackle some darker subjects with songs like Please donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t come for me now and Sweatshop blues that, with his smooth voice and musical ease, get gentle and memorable treatments that keep you coming back. Though this is only a second release, Ronald has been singing and writing songs for 25 years and is now working to further his musical career

while being kept busy with teaching and family life. His latest album was self-produced while Ronald was spending time as a stay-at-home dad, giving credence to lyrics that are deeply in touch with the common realities of life. With the release of Turning Tides, Ronald is more actively pursuing his musical ambitions, booking and playing shows throughout B.C. and England on tours exploring this musical destiny that has been spurring him on. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The ďŹ rst thing people notice about this music is the effortlessly beautiful voice, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s like an auditory massage. Even if youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not paying attention, you cannot escape being relaxed by his gentle sound,â&#x20AC;? said Nick Lagasse, Host of Wandering Rhythms, CJSF 90.1 FM.

Ballet BC: Walking Mad & Other Works March 15 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:30 p.m. Bold, innovative and sophisticated, the high calibre and diversity of Ballet BCâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s dancers make them breathtaking to watch. Preshow talk with Artistic Director Emily Molnar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:45 p.m.

An Evening of Murder, Mystery and Suspense March 17 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:00 p.m. Free interactive talk about â&#x20AC;&#x153;The History of Mysteryâ&#x20AC;? and book launch for local author, Cathy Ace.

Norman Foote & the KC Kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Choir March 22 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:00 p.m. JUNO award winning Norman Foote puts his best foot forward in an engaging all ages concert.

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â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Nut-caseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; brings humour to ACT Canadaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Favourite â&#x20AC;&#x153;nut-caseâ&#x20AC;? Lorne Elliott will take his audience on a humorous journey at The ACT in Maple Ridge, March 31. The one-man comedic-music performance is presented by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Arts Council. Elliott, born in Canada, is a keen spectator of life situations and has a unique and wacky way of sharing his observations through humorous storytelling. He began performing in 1974 as a folk musician on the East Coast of Canada. At the same time, he was writing ďŹ ction as well as songs, monologues and one-liners. Elliot has taken his one-man show on the road, performing in theatres, universities and clubs from Newfoundland to New York City, from Los Angeles to Australia and points in between. He has opened concerts for Rodney DangerďŹ eld in New York

Solo show of contemporary paintings and drawings by Abbotsford artist Christopher Friesen.

Lobby Nights @ The ACT SFU Philosopherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s CafĂŠ March 8 7 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 9p.m. Can we oppose oppression without demonizing the oppressor?

Friday Night Dance with Robyn Picard March 9 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7:00 p.m. $13 lesson & dance, $10 dance only Contributed

Chris Ronald released his second album, Turning Tides, last year. City and Jay Leno in Montreal and made regular appearances at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival since it started in 1986. Each time his segments were selected for TV Specials. The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Arts Council, with more than 40 years of community service, works to build strong arts and cul-

ture in the region and provide excellence in artistic presentations, programs and exhibits, community engagement, and customer and member services. The Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Arts Council is a not-for-proďŹ t, volunteer supported society dedicated to â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bringing Arts to the Heart of our Community.â&#x20AC;?

Register today for Spring Arts Programs! Classes for all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows www.recreg4u.ca or call 604-465-2470

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Jan Hickman Real Estate Professional Jan Hickman has been a professional realtor since 1980 - 4 years in Ontario and 27 years in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows. She is a 27 year Life Member of the prestigious MLS Medallion Club in addition to the RE/MAX PLATINUM CLUB and Hall of Fame Member. Jan was a Platinum Club Member at the HomeLife Realty Company she worked at, prior to joining the RE/MAX organization Jan is dedicated to professional, friendly service, always working hard to keep her buyers and sellers current with real estate trends, i.e. market condition, mortgage rates, and legal changes ~ one stop shopping. She is a member of the Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Chamber of Commerce, Haney Rotary Club and is also involved with the local hospital foundation, the annual Terry Fox run, many charity golf tournaments for cancer research as well as many other Maple Ridge fund raising activities. “Jan sold us our first and second home. We trust her judgment and she truly goes the extra steps for her clients”

604-828-3445

Dr. Aman

business Eva Blaszkowska he moment you step inside Esthetique Day Spa, all T your stress and anxiety melt away. Aromatherapy and calming music serve to cast a relaxing spell as you enjoy the earth tones and fresh flowers that inspire serenity. Eva’s soft Polish voice sets the mood for tranquility where she, along with her staff, happily cater to both men and women using a variety of European Spa Treatments. Eva opened Esthetique in 1995, and then moved 8 years ago to their current, larger location in Meadow Vale Mall. With over 30 years of experience, Eva sees a difference in perception. Services that were once thought of as a luxury are now seen as simply essential in maintaining healthy self-care. It’s no wonder Esthetique was voted “Favourite Spa in Maple Ridge/ Pitt Meadows” by the residents of the very community that Eva and her staff serve so well.

135 - 19150 Lougheed Hwy.,

604-460-0040 www.esthetiquedayspa.ca

Pam Milaney

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r. Aman opened Meadowvale Animal Hospital almost two years ago, and she already feels that Pitt Meadows has made for a lovely change from her earlier work in larger cities. “There is a closeness within this small community that makes me feel so comfortable and welcome. Whether I am walking around the mall here, or even elsewhere in town, I see familiar faces, and lots of smiles. Living and working in the same small town is a dream come true, as I am just a phone call away to serve any needy pet. I love being able to give back to my “neighbours,” by treating their loved ones. Dr. Aman has bonded with the folks in Pitt Meadows, and, of course, their animals. “I became a vet because I find being able to effectively communicate with animals non-verbally to be so rewarding. They can’t speak for themselves and they, and their owners, are relying on me to provide the solutions. I accept this responsibility gladly. It is my privilege to be chosen to oversee the care of these important family members.” For your pet’s health, call or visit Dr. Aman today, and be sure to say hello to the adorable clinic mascot, Fantastic the Cat! Meadow Vale Animal Hospital offers extended hours for personal care 7 days a week.

MEADOWVALE ANIMAL HOSPITAL 604-459-2525

(Full Service Animal Hospital) #115 19150 Lougheed Hwy., Pitt Meadows Hospital Hours: Open 7 days a week Mon-Fri: 8am to 9pm • Sat-Sun 9am-8pm Meadowvale Shopping Centre

Diane Kirkland,

CFP

INVESTMENTS

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iane Kirkland is a Certified Financial Planner with 24 years of experience in the financial services industry, the last 12 with Edward Jones in her office in Pitt Meadows. Diane specializes in helping clients develop strategies to help provide income for today, and future growth for tomorrow. Her focus is on pre-retirees, retirees, women investors, and business clientele.

A owner of Great Spaces Furniture, Pam Milaney As ccounts herself very fortunate. “How many people gget to make their living doing something they eenjoy this much?” “I’m a lucky woman in so many ways... I often say I won the people lottery and that w includes my friends, family, clients and staff. I have an incredible support system... one that I do not take for granted.” The past 2 years have been filled with many challenges and rewards for Pam, both personally and professionally. “Because of current circumstances in my life, my whole perspective has been transformed.” “People trust me to help make their house a home.... to guide them through what can seemingly be an overwhelming task and although I have always enjoyed that process I never fully appreciated what an honour that is. I certainly do now.” Interior decorating, space planning and client-connection are all second nature to Pam. ”People are often surprised that I ask such specific questions about their space and needs. I can make any space look great, but function is first and foremost” “Whether it’s one small piece of a whole home, we don’t just sell you furniture... we help you create a home to live in & love. That’s my goal... that’s my joy!” Sunday and Monday 11am - 5pm Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 6pm ~ Holidays 12pm - 4 pm

Diane says, “At Edward Jones we understand that you invest to meet specific financial goals and a desire to provide for yourself and loved ones. My role is to help you make the best decisions to turn those goals into achievements.” Member - Canadian Investor Protection Fund

19237 - 122A Avenue, Unit 102, Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2T1 604-465-7992 • www.edwardjones.com diane.kirkland@edwardjones.com

604-463-7505

21768 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge www.greatspacesfurniture.com


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WOMEN IN

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS DAY MARCH 7

Lyndy Buyze-Kerr Real Estate Agent

If you are considering selling your home and/or buying a property for personal use or investment, Lyndy is someone you would most definitely benefit from talking to first - even if you are “just thinking” about getting into the market. Lyndy has a wealth of experience as a Real Estate Associate in the Lower Mainland and specifically Maple Ridge, Tri-Cities and Mission/Abbotsford areas, having worked as a real estate agent for over 18 years. Throughout these years Lyndy has built a successful business with hard work and dedication. She has persevered through difficult housing markets and prospered through great ones. Lyndy is a professional through and through - warm, understanding and has as her main goal the utmost satisfaction of her clients. She will spend time getting to know you to help you make the best decisions for you and your family. Lyndy also speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese so can assist clients who prefer to speak in these languages.

604-466-2838

Jacky Graham Twenty-eight years ago, I answered an ad in this very newspaper for a part-time sales clerk at Consumers Co-op. Though traditionally known as a male-dominated organization, I have been shown nothing but support and encouragement. My hard work and loyalty have allowed me to move into the warehouse as Assistant Manager, and from there I was promoted to General Manager in 2005. I am often asked why I’ve chosen to stay with the Co-op for so long. My answer is easy. I stay because of the people that I work with every single day. We are more than colleagues, we’re family. We offer products to the farmers, and also welcome the residential community by adding gardening products, pet food and supplies, and tack. Consumers Co-op has been serving Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows since 1930. Today, we are still listening to needs of our customers by amalgamating with the Otter Farm and Home Co-operative in Aldergrove. This joining of Co-ops allows for expansion of our Co-op, and strengthens service for our customers. I am very proud to be a part of this step in history of our company, and our community.

OTTER CO-OP AT PITT MEADOWS

12343 Harris Rd., Pitt Meadows 604-465-5651 • 604-465-8755

Nancy McConnell C Crazy About Clothes is an upscale Consignment store selling women’s clothing, jewellery, shoes, purses aand accessories at affordable prices. Brand names include Guess, Coach, Zara, I.N.C., Ann Taylor, Jacobs, R&W, Versace, Laundry by Shelli Segal, Gucci, Lululemon, Rock Republic, True Religion, Miss Me. Why do your customers buy your product or use your services: W W Women love designer brand clothing, however, for most to buy new is unaffordable. Consignment clothing & accessories give women the opportunity to purchase at very low prices and look fabulous. The clothing cconsigned at my store is like new, some items are new and have never been worn. C Customers who shop at Crazy About Clothes have stated that they are in awe of the quality and uuniqueness of the items consigned. Consignment is all about “pieces”, putting together that fabulous outfit which makes you stand out. w W What prompted you to get in the business? I love the idea of women helping women not just to feel good about themselves but also to succeed in bbusiness. Our monthly ladies night held on the third Thursday of every month is a great example. Women gget together, shop, and learn from speakers on make-up application, new business ventures and more. Length of time in business: 2 years this June. What makes you stand out from your competitors? Operating a consignment store is really not competitive, as every shop has different pieces which make it fun for women. It is a great experience to shop in different consignment shops and come out smiling with the treasures that you found. I would say that customer service is my priority, staff and myself strive to ensure that each customer is treated with honesty, respect and valued when they shop at Crazy About Clothes. If there was one thing that everyone should know about you, what would it be: I think it would be that I am a people person, I love helping women when they come into my store to feel good about themselves and have a great shopping experience. I am passionate about giving back to those less fortunate in our community and my business can be a vehicle to follow this passion.

11952 - 228th Street, Maple Ridge • 604. 477. 0224

business Tara Lee Solvey T opened 30 Minute Hit in Maple Ridge just over 2 years ago after working out at the Port Coquitlam location in Tara 2007 and getting addicted to it. It’s effective and fun. My daughter was 1 at the time and I was in need of getting back in shape and I saw results quickly! You get to know the other girls there and the staff. It’s just really comfortable, you are all there for the ssame reason. I’ve always wanted to be my own boss and saw an opportunity to open a location in Maple Ridge, we don’t have a whole lot of options for fitness out here aside from traditional gyms. We love the community feel and the chance to know our members. We are all women looking to fit in a great W workout in between our busy schedules. Our members can even bring their kids in with them to enjoy our play area. w The 30 minute hit is a great high intensity action packed boxing / kickboxing circuit design just for women. It’s fast paced, challenging and empowering, this one of a kind workout appeals to all levels of fitness in a friendly non-intimidating, exciting environment. We have certified 30 Minute hit trainers on the floor at all times helping with technique and helping motivate you every minute of your workout. It’s like having a personal trainer for a 1/3 of the price! If there was one thing everyone should know about you, what would it be? I have a mild “obsession” with proper nutrition and am shocked when I hear how little people know about it and what they put in their bodies.. there’s so much information out there I feel like people should know better! Stay away from sugar and refined carbs! We invite all women to join us for a free trial call or visit us online for more details.

204 - 20285 Stewart Cres., Maple Ridge

BOXING/KICKBOXING CIRCUIT FOR WOMEN

604-460-8881 www.30minutehit.com

Suzanne Kania OWNER/PRESIDENT–SIMPLIFIED FINANCIAL

Suzanne Kania genuinely cares. As the Owner and President of Simplified Financial, Suzanne has a passion to educate people to help them make informed decisions to best protect their lives, income and their families in the event of various unforeseen circumstances. Running a full service insurance brokerage that offers numerous life, critical illness and disability insurance options, as well as investments and employee group benefits is not what makes Suzanne stand out…it is the way she cares about and personally connects with every client. What makes her so passionate about helping people? She has actually experienced the loss of her life/ business partner. She understands...and with the help of her team, wants to help simplify the complex financial decisions that so many individuals, couples, families and business owners face every day. Suzanne does this through her compassionate, caring, strong, kind and generous heart.

208 - 22561 Dewdney Trunk Rd. 604-466-1046 www.simplifiedfinancial.ca

Celebrating Women in Business International Women’s Day is a major day of global celebration for the economic, political, and social achievement of women past, present and future. We hope you’ve been inspired by the local women profiled in the News’ Women in Business feature.

Serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows since 1978

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Dr. Cobi Slater D

r. Cobi Slater is extremely passionate about helping others heal naturally. In clinical practice for over 7 years now, Dr Cobi offers nutritional therapy, professional supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathic medicine, detoxification, soft heat infrared sauna and laser therapy for chronic pain and injury. Lab testing is one of the keys to facilitating the proper treatment plan. Lab services include food allergy testing, adrenal stress index, complete thyroid evaluation, female or male hormone panel, heavy metal investigation, complete digestive analysis and body composition testing and analysis. Our main goal is to uncover the cause of all health challenges and restore balance back to the body.

business Doris Gagel F

or over 35 years you’ve been inviting Gagel’s Custom Draperies, Blinds & Upholstery into your home. During that time we’ve created thousands of looks… each unique to your home, your tastes, and your budget. All drapery and custom upholstery is “done on site.” We carry an exceptional selection of verticals, wood and faux wood venetians, aluminum venetians, as well as the Doris Gagel latest designs in drapery and upholstery fabric. Whatever your decorating needs, you can trust Gagel’s for quality and value. Expect the best… call Gagel’s.

blinds & upholstery

www.drcobi.com cshealth@telus.net

604.467.9554 Natural Wellness Clinic

11857 223rd St., Maple Ridge

Peggy Fox P

eggy has been an optician for 30 years and has developed quite an extensive client base of very loyal repeat customers. She loves her clients like family and provides them with very unique eyeglasses, always managing to find the perfect frame for each individual face. Urban Eyewear does not carry product that you would usually see everywhere, they offer exclusive lines chosen carefully by Peggy from Italy, France, Germany and other countries. People sometimes feel intimidated coming into the store as they think it looks “expensive” and then are completely shocked at how low the prices are compared to other places they have shopped. In the last couple of years Peggy was hit with both a personal and business trauma. The city virtually closed down the street where the business is located for improvements. Peggy considered closing the store and moving away but was faced with such kindness and loving by her customers she just couldn’t do it. Peggy would like to say to all her friends and those loyal people who supported her during a difficult time “I want to thank you and I want you to know that I am back and I am stronger then ever and I’m here to stay!”

#103 - 22347 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge • 604-466-5764 Monday - Friday 11 - 6 • Saturday 11 - 5

Chris Coghill Owner/Stylist At Time In Eden we work with your hair. We do cuts, colours, extensions, and up-do’s. We also make it a priority to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry Our clientele know that Time In Eden is time well spent and that we love what we do! After 20 years in the industry, I have the experience and knowledge to help my clients find the look that makes them feel amazing! Whether they need that extra little bit of courage to try a new style or they just want to be sure they were heard when they said “please, just an inch”. My clients know I’m invested in helping them feel their most beautiful. Time In Eden will celebrate its 12th anniversary this year in August. Over the last few years I have become a yoga and bellydance addict! The joy these activities bring into my life – physically, spiritually and socially – is unbelievable. I never in all my life would have imagined I would spend this much time engaged in either, never mind that I would start doing it at this stage of my life. But then again, I also never imagined I would crave silent meditation retreats either. Just goes to show, we are always capable of new and inspiring things. We have four people on staff: myself, Jenn Shepphard, Krystie Erickson and Laura Herridge.

Time

IN Eden

S PA A N D H A I R S T U D I O

22366 Dewdney Trunk Rd. 604.463.1155

Unit 100-22716 Dewdney Trunk Rd. (Across the street from Firehall #1)

604-467-6113

OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:30-5 • SATURDAY 10-2:30 OR BY APPOINTMENT Info @ www.gagelscustomdraperies.com

Louise Luttmer L

ouise opened Salon Fifty Five 3 1/2 Years ago along with her niece Tonya and stylist Hannah. The three have since grown to eight stylists and a flourishing business. Louise has a knack for hiring talented stylists that truly care about their clients hairstyling needs. The ‘girls’ excel in all aspects of hairstyling and hair care including the latest in colour and foiling techniques, haircutting, weddings, grads, and just producing “Incredible Hair!” Salon Fifty Five uses top of the line products including Schwarzkopf, Redken, Morocan Oil, AG, Nioxin, and also the “New Liquid Keratin” smoothing system!! Louise has been styling hair since she was ‘12’ years old, she had a passion for hair then and she still has the passion and desire to learn more. Louise says, “I love my salon and my career! I am so lucky to work in this industry and surround myself with young, beautiful, talented hairstylists that hold the same passion for hair that I do!”

Salon Fifty Five For Incredible Hair! 11958 207th St., Maple Ridge

604-467-4607

salonf if t yf i ve.com We are located in the Meadow Ridge Shopping Center and have excellent parking.

Sandra Taylor & Team This year we celebrate the Flower Garden’s 12th year which makes me very grateful. My passion for my flowers is very close to my heart but my love for my family, my culture and everyone in this world is even greater. It will always be a true privilege for me to serve our community and this world through my flowers. When I opened the business, it was done with a vision of providing an indoor garden open to the world where people could come and pick their own flowers. This has been a very successful concept. As always, we keep a piece of our hearts for the Irish. We will be holding our annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at 10:00am on Saturday, March 17th . There will be warm refreshments served and a performance by the Sionnaine Dancers. Donations will be shared with the Asante Centre, FASD, & Blue Wave Foundation. Make sure to wear GREEN! We have a motto for our garden: “Flowers are a gift to our world.” We are privileged to accommodate every flower need and we look forward to another 12 years. Slainte agus gur a math agat (Cheers & Thank You) From Sandra’s Heart xoxo Follow us on

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Westgate Flower Garden 604-460-7230 Westgate Centre • 203rd & Lougheed • Maple Ridge www.westgateflowergarden.com


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WOMEN IN

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Andrea Tamok

Kellie Sutton

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llure Hair Fashions is a full service unisex salon. In addition to hair services, also available are: facial waxing, ear piercing, eyelash extensions, coloured extensions, and scalp reflexology. In Valley Fair Mall for over 40 years, Andrea has been the owner for 6 years. A hairstylist herself, she knows the business of hair. With a staff of 14, the licensed and artistic professionals provide out-standing work in an atmosphere that is friendly and relaxed. With the largest retail centre in Maple Ridge, customers can purchase hair care products, appliances, brushes, travel size and so much more. A nail selection with the newest collection from OPI is also available. What makes you stand out from your competitors? “Our aim is to promote healthy hair”. If a service is going to affect the integrity of the hair - we will suggest reconstructing the hair first to prevent damage to the hair. We strive for outstanding service and attention to detail. Come in for a consultation today.

ValleyFair Mall 510 - 22709 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge

604-463-3443

“Our aim is to promote healthy hair”

Julie Wagner

Kellie’s Jewelry has been sold in over 80 stores across Canada & featured in Bead Style magazine and major daily newspapers across the nation. Pieces have been worn by local broadcasters Deborah Hope, Kristy Gordon, Dawn Chubai and more. Stop in and see the huge selection of beads, sign up for a class and create your own custom jewelry all in your own backyard.

#101 22714 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Maple Ridge 604.477.1291 (beside Speedy Auto Glass) www.kelliesbeadboutique.com

Description of products\service provided:

For the past 20 years, trust and integrity have been Julie Wagner’s trademark. As a Realtor® with Remax Lifestyles Realty, she brings buyers and seller together without resorting to high pressure tactics. Julie was born and raised in Maple Ridge and has lived here for 50 years. Real estate is part of her legacy, as her mother was also a successful Realtor® and she’s proudly followed in her footsteps. Her goal is always the same...to achieve the highest price when selling and to help clients find the best home and location, within their budget, when buying. Julie’s expertise is knowing how to market a home, whether it’s in an established neighbourhood or new development, which comes from having lived in this community her entire life. Stability, confidence, local knowledge and trust all come together to benefit her clients.

604-818-4666

Bethany Quinn

Offering 9+ types of high end couture eyelash extensions done with the finest material offered in the industry. I also offer array of products to curl, strengthen, lengthen and extend your lash extensions or natural ones.

Why do your customers buy your product or use your service: With eyelash extensions clients can Swim – Dance – Work Out - Sweat with no “raccoon” eyes or smudging of mascara. As a token of appreciation for taking the time to read about me, please mention this ad to receive 10% off your first set of lashes or refill.

What prompted you to get into this business’?: The love of beauty and art lead me to the artistry of eyelash extensions. Within 2 hours clients have the opportunity to wake up with lashes they wished they were born with!

What makes you stand out from your competitors: I am a Certified Advance Lash Technician, I make sure to educate clients in regards to styles offered, the process and maintenance to ensure long beautiful lasting eyelash extensions. Clients lashes are always properly applied using the most advance techniques, products and tools.

Pour Couture Lashes

778-668-4553

contactus@pourcouture.com www.pourcouture.com

Laurel Hickman

Description of service provided: The services I offer are massage therapy, body scrubs and infrared sauna treatments. Why do your customers use your service? I provide a stress free environment where my clients will always leave feeling relaxed. What prompted you to get into this business? I love what I do and I also like the fact that I receive my own health benefits from massage therapy. off Length of time in business: Any Service 5 years Must mention this ad What makes you stand out from your competitors: when booking. I offer a personalized service with a holistic approach. I take my time with each client to asses their needs and ensure they get the best possible result. If there was one thing everyone should know about you, what would it be? I am committed to providing an excellent service to my clients

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Kellie opened Kellie’s Bead Boutique in late 2009 in her home town of Maple Ridge. After 6 successful years in the Jewelry design business it felt like the time to do something different. With all the beads in her workshop it was a natural progression. Customers love that there is finally a full service bead store in Maple Ridge and know they will receive expert help if needed. At Kellie’s Bead Boutique you’ll find semiprecious stones, silver beads and findings, Tierra Cast, Vintaj Brass and Swarovski crystals to create your own piece or buy jewelry made by the owner herself.

Vena Nguyen

Realtor®

BODY IN H ARMONY

business

778.828.0195 Unit 1 - 19126 Ford Rd., Pitt Meadows www.bodyinharmony.ca

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fter 20 years of working in the esthetics industry, I was thrilled to be able to open my own location, right in my own community. Five years ago I opened LA Body Retreat to offer a solution that promises to provide faster and more effective results than traditional diet and exercise can offer--lose 30 inches in 30 days--using the European techniques of the Eurowave, Universal Contour Wrap & Infrared Sauna. The intimate oasis that I’ve created comes from years of watching and learning about what women are looking for in a spa experience. As a result, my exclusive clientele includes local elite businesswomen who believe in encouraging women entrepreneurs, without compromising on their own standards. Outstanding results, backed by my own personal guarantee, have allowed me to grow my business on my own terms. Thank you to the incredible women that are already my clients, and, to the women who are looking to find the fountain of youth...welcome!

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$25 Gelish Manicure

EXPIRES MARCH 31, 2012 First Time Clients Only

#1-19126 Ford Rd, Pitt Meadows

Body Retreat and Esthetics

604.828.1304 www.labodyretreat.com


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THE NEWS/sports Pitt wins 2nd AAA Fraser Valley title Section coordinator: Robert Mangelsdorf 604-467-1122 ext. 216

sports@mapleridgenews.com

Marauders allow just two turnovers in 75-57 rout of Walnut Grove by R o b e r t M a n g e l s d o r f staff reporter The Pitt Meadows Marauders Air Force are Fraser Valley Champions after defeating the Walnut Grove Gators 75-57 in front of hundreds of fans at the tournament final Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre. The win was just the school’s second Fraser Valley title since moving to AAA in 1987. “The team is playing very nice right now,” said head coach Rich Goulet. “But it’s not this win that makes this an historic season.” That will only come with a provincial championship, and the No. 2-ranked Marauders are considered one of the front-runners. However, a trip to the tournament final is anything but guaranteed for the team, as it will have to battle through the province’s best teams to get there. “There are no easy draws in provincials,” said Goulet. “The calibre is a lot higher. “It’s like a whole new season.” The Marauders looked unbeatable, however, in the Fraser Valley final, allowing just two turnovers all game as they ran roughshod over the Wal-

nut Grove Gators. The Marauders again struggled in the first half, and played from behind for much of the first and second quarters. With time running down in the half, the Marauders offence came alive to bring Pitt within two points at the buzzer, 34-32. Pitt played like it was on a mission in the second half, allowing Walnut Grove few baskets, other than free throws. The Marauders managed to outscore Walnut Grove 43-22 in the second half Trevor Severinski led the Marauders’ offence with 33 points and six rebounds, and was named the Fraser Valley MVP. Matt Blackaby had 17 points and was named to the first all-star team, while Mitsu Iwai had nine points, and was named to the second all-star team. The two turnovers the Marauders allowed all game was a team record for fewest allowed, said Goulet. “Mitsu was so good at not giving up the ball,” he said. “He really outsmarted the Walnut Grove defence.” With he win, Pitt Meadows earns the top Fraser Valley seed in the provincial tournament, which gets underway next Wednesday at the Langley Events Centre. The Marauders will see their first action of the tournament March 15, when they will take on either Quesnel’s Corrilieu secondary or Sir Charles

Flames burnt by Kodiaks 8-2

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Trevor Severinski of the Pitt Meadows Marauders Air Force attempts to block a shot by a member of the Walnut Grove Gators Saturday night at the Fraser Valley Championship final. Pitt Meadows won the game 75-57 Tupper secondary of Vancouver.Barring an upset, Pitt Meadows could face league rivals Terry Fox secondary in its second game of the tournament.

by R o b e r t M a n g e l s d o r f staff reporter The Aldergrove Kodiaks snuffed out the Ridge Meadows Flames 8-2 in Maple Ridge Monday night to take a stranglehold on the best-of-seven Pacific International Junior

Ramblers denied trip to provincials The Maple Ridge secondary senior boys’ basketball

team’s season came to an end on Thursday after a loss to league rivals WJ Mouat knocked them out of the running for a berth in the AAA provincial

Hockey League playoff series, three games to one. After a rousing 5-2 win on home ice Friday night, the Flames melted down on Monday. The Kodiaks took a 3-0 lead in the first period as the Flames struggled to get anything going offensively, getting outshot 16-3. After falling behind 5-1 after the second pe-

championships. The Ramblers entered the Fraser Valley tournament in the No. 13 seed, and survived the first two elimination rounds in the 32-team tournament. The Ramblers were one of the final 12 teams left standing in the Fraser Valley championships on Thursday, with one of eight berths at the provincial tournament on the line. The Ramblers faced league opponent, the WJ Mouat Hawks, for the fourth time this season. This time, however, the Hawks had six-foot-nine Grade 10 forward Tristan Etienne in the lineup. With Etienne dominating the boards, the Ramblers struggled to score, losing 56-33. Jacob Durovich had 10 points, 11 rebounds and six recoveries. From the outside, Max Neumann had 10 points and six recoveries, while Lincoln Clarke also had 10 points. “It is always tough to finish your season,” said Ramblers head coach Ken Dockendorf. “It was such an enjoyable year because the entire team showed such great commitment. Our Grade 12 players – Lincoln Clarke, Matt Connor, Jacob Durkovich and Max Neumann – will truly be missed, having earned everyone’s respect with their exciting brand of basketball, determination and dedication.” The Ramblers finish the 2012 season with a 5-3 record in league play.

riod, the Flames took 64 penalty minutes in the final frame, as the game devolved into fisticuffs. The Kodiaks outshot the Flames 29-1 in that period, scoring three powerplay goals. In all, the Flames were outshot 52-18 over the course of the game. The Kodiaks scored four powerplay goals on 10 opportunities, See Flames, p27

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Sports Campbell named player of the week Maple Ridge collegiate water polo player Allison Campbell was named the NCAAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Western Division player of the week last week after scoring nine goals and registering 13 steals. Campbell plays for the No. 14-ranked University of Maryland, and helped the Terrapins to a pair of Western Division victories over ranked opponents during a perfect 3-0 weekend, leading the team in scoring. Campbell scored a pair of goals as Maryland kicked off the weekend with a non-conference victory over Brown University. She collected a hat trick, including the game-winner, in the Terps 12-10 win over division rival, No. 16 Hartwick College. Campbell was at the center of an historic victory for the Terps as they knocked off the highest ranked opponent in school history, No. 11 Indiana University, 9-8, in the weekend ďŹ nale. Campbell tallied a goal and an assist, and six steals in the win. The accolade marks the ďŹ fth weekly award of Campbellâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s career and second of the 2012 campaign after she earned top honors on Jan. 30. sports@mapleridgenews.com

Young Guns The Ridge Meadows Young Guns Hockey 2 team won the chance to play in the intermission skate at the Vancouver Giants game last month at the Pacific Coliseum, and helped support local service groups at the same time. The team sold more than 500 tickets to the game, many of which were donated to different Maple Ridge groups, including Cythera House, the Greg Moore Youth Centre, and Maple Ridge Community Services. Contributed

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powerplay goal from Paul Piluso. The Kodiaks answered back, however, with Scott McHaffie and Matthew Luongo scoring to tie the game at 2-2. Keagan Hunter restored the Flames’ lead with less than 30 seconds to play in the middle frame with yet another powerplay goal. The Flames’ leading scorer, Matthew Bissett, stretched the team’s lead 30 seconds into the third period for the Flames’ first even-strength goal of the game. Hunter added his second of the night with a shorthanded empty net goal in the final seconds of the game to give the Flames the 5-2 win, their first of the series. The Flames managed to score five goals on just 21 shots. Flames goalie Jordan Hospes saw 25 shots come his way, turning aside 23. Ballarin was named the game’s first star for his two point effort, while Trevor Harris was named second

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Maple Ridge runner claims gold and bronze at NCAA meet staff reporter Maple Ridge’s James Clark won gold and bronze medals at the NCAA Division 1 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships Feb. 25 in Nampa, Idaho. The University of Idaho athlete competed in the distance medley relay and 800-metre events, and helped his team achieve the school’s first ever men’s overall WAC championship title.

Idaho scored 217.5 points, edging Utah State, which finished with 212.5 points. Louisiana Tech came in third after scoring 77 points. The win was Idaho’s first WAC men’s title in any sport and an impressive improvement from last season’s lastplace finish. Clark and the Idaho Vandals men’s distance medley relay team ended Utah State’s five-year run of WAC titles with a dramatic victory at the

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finish line. Utah State’s Chio Lopez reeled in Stephane Colle down the stretch, but Colle was able to retake the lead and earn the win with a final lunge at the line. Idaho ran a 9:56.87, while Utah State clocked in at 9:56.92. Louisiana Tech was felled by an injury and did not finish. In the 800-metre, Clark finished with a time of 1:53.34, half a second behind teammate and first-place finisher Josh Dalton. sports@mapleridgenews.com

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

203 TRADES, TECHNICAL

ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING T1 TAX RETURNS

by CGA, E-file, Speedy Service, Reasonable Rates. (604)463-5577

16897 Windsor Road Pitt Meadows

(604)465-1311

(Turn right 1st road East of Pitt River Bridge from Vancouver)

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

604-465-9812 1-800-663-5847

GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

M.T. GUTTERS

SAWDUST

Professional Installation

Hemlock, Fir & Cedar

5” Gutter, Down Pipe, Soffit

Available for Delivery Call for pricing

28 YRS EXP. *FULLY INSURED

WE’RE ON THE WEB

Cleaning & Repairing

www.bcclassified.com

Call Tim 604-612-5388

CNC MACHINIST Trades qualified manual machining background an asset. Afternoon shifts available.

MANUAL MACHINIST Trades qualified with good skills. Boring mill experience an asset.

GRINDER Capable of precision grinding. Experience on internal, external and universal grinders.

604-460-8058 #7 - 20306 Dewdney Trunk, M. Ridge Corner Max Gas Station

HARD CHROMED PLATER Prefer experience in the hard chrome plating industry. Competitive Wages & Benefits Package including RRSP Plan. Wartsila Canada supports the Federal Contractors Program as it relates to Employment Equity for Women, Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities. Send/email resume to: Bob.boudreau@wartsila.com 1771 Savage Rd, Richmond, B.C V6V 1R1 Fax: 604-244-1181 www.wartsila.com

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CARPENTRY

GOOD RELIABLE CARPENTER Framing Finishing Siding Decks Windows Doors W Rot & Damage 22 years experience W Ref’’s Call Greg (604)816-5758

236

CLEANING SERVICES

“AN EXTRA HAND” Exp. Hardworking, reliable cleaning lady. Also grocery shopping, light errands & companionship, to-from appoint Louise Reasonable rates. 604.467.3665 CLEANING SPECIAL $25/hour minimum 2hrs. Price includes cleaning supplies. Also laminate flooring and paint specials. Free estimates. A-TECH Services at 604-230-3539

Our client, a Langley based international venture is looking for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic or millwright who will be responsible for assembling, installing and testing drive train and transmission equip. This is an indoor role for someone who enjoys daily challenges that come with working on new and innovative technologies. with Red Seal Certification is an asset. COMPETITIVE SALARY AND BENEFITS OFFERED

E-mail resume: abhi.trehan@adecco.ca or call: 604-278-1824 MONSTER Industries, a rapidly growing construction and maintenance company servicing northwestern B.C., in now accepting resumes for the following positions: Certified “B” and “A” level welders with fabrication experience, Certified CWB all-position welders and Certified Millwrights. Please send resume with attached cover letter to office@monsterindustries.ca. Unfortunately we are not accepting applications for laborers at this time. WELDERS WANTED. Journeyman 2nd and 3rd year apprentices with tank manufacturing experience. Automated Tank Manufacturing Inc. Located in Kitscoty, Alberta. 20km West of Lloydminster is looking for 15 individuals that want long term employment and a secure paycheque. Journeyman wages $33. $37.50/hour. Wages for apprentices based on hours and qualifications. Benefits, training programs, full insurance package 100% paid by company, profit sharing bonus. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine for an appointment or send resume to: blaine@autotanks.ca or production@autotanks.ca. 780-8462231 (Office), 780-846-2241 (Fax).

WAREHOUSE

TROY Life & Fire Safety Ltd. requires a shipper/receiver at their Chilliwack location. Candidate must have good computer skills. Send your resume to HR@troylfs.com or fax to 519-371-6988

High Caliber Construction Repair, Replace, Remodel...

Trimming W Pruning W Topping Clean-upW Garbage Removal

Gardening

CUSTOM HOMES

Flower Beds W Allan Blocks Bark Mulch W River Lava Rock

• Basement, Kitchen & Bath Remodels • Room Additions • Drywall • Paint • Texture • Finishing • Floors & More

Lawn care Weeding W New Turf Fertilizing W Moss Control Power Raking W Aeration

Since 1972 Dan 778-837-0771

Fencing & Allan Block Free Estimate 17 years experience in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows 604.230.1634 or 604.467.3724

A-1 CONTRACTING. Renos. Bsmt, kitchens, baths, custom cabinets, tiling, plumbing, sundecks, reroofing. Dhillon 604-782-1936.

ADDITIONS & RENOVATIONS

317

CONCRETE & PLACING

HERFORT CONCRETE NO JOB TOO SMALL

173

MIND BODY SPIRIT

RELAXING SWEDISH MASSAGE ~ SPECIAL $65. *Stress Free *European *Private 604.230.4444

173E

HEALTH PRODUCTS

GET PAID TO LOSE WEIGHT. $5,000 For Your Success Story.Personal Image TV Show. Call to Qualify: 416-730-5684 ext 2243 Joanna@mertontv.ca www.mertontv.ca HERBAL MAGIC - With Herbal Magic lose up to 20 pounds in just 8 weeks and keep it off. Results Guaranteed! Start today call 1-800854-5176.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

AVOID BANKRUPTCY SAVE UP TO 70% OFF YOUR DEBT.

Serving Lower Mainland 23 Years! *Prepare *Form *Place *Finish *Granite & Interlocking Block Walls *Stairs *Driveways *Exposed Aggregate *Stamped Concrete. *Interlocking Bricks *Sod Placement -Excellent Ref’s -WCB Insured

SBroken Concrete RocksS $22.00 Per Metric Ton SMud Dirt Sod ClayS $22.00 Per metric Ton

GrassSBranchesSLeavesSWeeds $59.00 Per Ton

Meadows Landscape Supply

604-465-1311

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

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DRYWALL

45 Years in the drywall trade. All size jobs boarding, taping, spraying. Big or small. Wayne 778-242-2060 Ceiling Restoration: taping, spraying, patches & small boarding jobs, 30 yrs exp. Del 604-505-3826

Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca

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PERSONAL SERVICES

Now get u p to $800k business or personal loan, with interest rate from 1.9%. Bad credit ok.

Apply now

Call 1-866-642-1867

www.caliberwest contracting.com 604.764.9594

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

604-618-6401 Marcel Repairs, Maintenance, Renovation Guaranteed work, Free Estimate

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AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

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

LANDSCAPING

604-537-4140

ELECTRICAL

Specializing in Renos New Const, (Comm./Res.) Free Estimates 778.885.7074 Trent Reisinger

DC ELECTRIC (#37544). Bonded. 24 hr service. We specialize in jobs too small for the big guys! 30 yrs exp. Free est. 604-460-8867.

Home Renovations and New Construction Kitchens, Bathrooms, Flooring, Drywall, Garages, Decks & more * 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE* INSURED ~ WCB

Dean 604-834-3076 HOOT & OWL Renovations & repairs Also rubbish removal available Email: hoot&owl@telus.net Gary 604-339-5430

Does your house have the blues? Need to spruce up the yard? Just can’t find the time? W Lawn Mowing WHedge Trimming W Power wash the house W Sidewalks and driveways W Gutters W Painting W General yard cleanup W Any little job.... Let MDG Home Services do the work for you... Just pick up the phone and give us a call!!!

(604)999-5454

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

SCOTT FAMILY RENOS

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

604-618-6401 Marcel. Ceramic Tiles, Hardwood Laminate Guaranteed work, Free Estimate.

329 PAINTING & DECORATING 2 HUNGRY PAINTERS Int./Ext. + POWER WASHING. Man & Wife with combined Exp. of 75+ Years. 604-467-2532

When QUALITY Matters

RIDGE MEADOWS ELECTRIC Licensed & Bonded. Call Don 604-462-0480 or 604-861-7418

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

all soils are tested for Optimum growing requirements

MDG HOME SERVICES

(#102055) Bonded

D Garden Blend Soil D Lawn Blend Soil D Custom Blends avail. D Composted Mushroom Manure NO Wood byproducts used

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

MICRO Drywall, Boarding, Taping, Texture Repair, No Job to small, 604-809-2009, microdrywall@telus.net

GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com

HOME REPAIRS

MOVING & STORAGE

LEO: Mobile #657-2375, 462-8620

One affordable monthly payment interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not the creditors.

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

Making Your Renovation Dreams Come True... Kitchens - Bathrooms New Additions - Flooring Painting - Decks Windows / Doors Stonework - Siding & More Free Estimates * BBB * WCB * Insured

MISC SERVICES

✶Dump Site Now Open✶

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LOOKING FOR BUSINESS, PERSONAL OR TITLE LOAN?

JASMINE’S RELAXATION TOUCH Pain and stress relief. Tranquil Setting / Comfort studio. M/Ridge 778-888-3866 (9am-9pm) ph or text

S. H. Landscaping Tree Services

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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WE’RE ON THE WEB

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

www.augustinesoilandmulch.com

ADDITIONS, Renovations & New Construction. Concrete Forming & Framing Specialist. 604.218.3064

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

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604-465-5193 or 604-465-5197

35 YEARS Carpenter Experience HANDYMAN Call Don 604-462-8905 Cell 604-880-4904

242

LANDSCAPING

Instant Grassifacation!

Call: (604)460-8776

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

NO CALLS, please!!!

164 139

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LEGAL SERVICES

Heavy Duty Mechanic or Millwright

UP TO $20/HR

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Prompt Delivery Available

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careers@bsv.ca 160

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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

SALES PROFESSIONALS Basement Systems Vancouver Inc. is a basement waterproofing repair company and is growing You will run Company Provided high quality leads and close sales. Some previous sales exp. is required - you’re computer wise and outgoing. 100% commission based income, offering the highest commissions in the industry. We provide the BEST training, systems, products, and services in the business. We are the biggest and best. Reply with Resume as a word or PDF document to

PERSONAL SERVICES

Roofs, windows, doors, painting, drywalling, flooring, bsmnt. finishing.

(604)836-9274

**SPRING SPECIAL**

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

COMPOSTED MUSHROOM MANURE $5/Yard + Delivery *****************

PAINT SPECIAL

Running this ad for 8yrs

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour (Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services. www.paintspecial.com

17607 Ford Road Pitt Meadows

PICK-UP ...... or .... DELIVERY

604-465-3189

FRESH COAT PAINTING ~ Int/Ext, Drywall repair, Texture ceilings, Free Est. (778)868-5307 James

DRNEWEARTH.COM Call: (604)460-8776

DUTCH TOUCH Green Services Ltd

Landscape Construction Renovations W Maintenance

604-463-3644 604-861-1490

Northstar Painting Ltd.- The Residential Specialists. BIG jobs, Small jobs - We do it all! Interior and Exterior Projects. Master Painters at Students Rates. WCB Safe, Reliable, Efficient & Quality Paint. 778.245.9069

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PLUMBING

✔ ALL YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS Call Niko Plumbing Ltd. 24/7. Res/Com, plugged drains. h/w tanks. ★15 yrs exp. 604-837-6640

JAGUAR LANDSCAPING Lawn & Garden Service. Design, Pruning, Lawns, Cleanups, Comm/Res. (604)462-1369 .Enterprise Plumbing, Heaitng, Gasfitting


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PLUMBING

SAJE PLUMBING & HEATING Lic. & Ins. Free quotes. Reas. rates

(604)466-8931 www.sajeplumbing.ca

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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 374

TREE SERVICES

Hedge & Fine Pruning Professionals 1.888.976.CLIP (2547)

PRESSURE WASHING Your LOCAL Tree Service, For Honest Prices & Quality Work

SAME DAY SERVICE AVAILABLE

Call Ian 604-724-6373

Call Scott at 604-618-0333 Certified Arborist

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

ABACUS ROOFING

Free Estimates * Fully Insured

Asphalt roofs, Re & Re, Shake conversions *30yrs Exp.

PETS

Call Chris

456

FEED & HAY

LOCAL HAY FOR SALE. Good Quality! 60lb bale average. $6/bale. Pitt Meadows. Call 604-505-4087.

477

PETS

AMERICAN Cocker Spaniel pups. P/B. 1 shots, family raised. Ready for good home $750 firm 604-826-3655 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

.

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

RECYCLE-IT!

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly • Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

518

CATS OF ALL DESCRIPTION in need of caring homes! All cats are Spayed, neutered, vaccinated and dewormed. Visit us at fraservalleyhumanesociety.com or call 1 (604)820-2977

BUILDING SUPPLIES

FURNITURE

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

560

MISC. FOR SALE

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991

563

MISC. WANTED

Private Coin Collector Looking to Purchase Collections,Mint Sets, Accumulations, Olympic, Gold, Silver Coins etc. Please call Travis 604-377-5748

374

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

Professional Property Management Services P.Meadows Brand New - Solaris Towers. 2 & 3 bdrms, 5 appli’s, nr WCE, shops,parks,schls. Now. NS/NP,refs. Rents Start@ $1350 PoCo 2 bdrm 1/2 duplex with 1 bath, laminate in livrm & bdrms. Avail Now. N/S. $1100/mo. COQ CTR area lrg 2 Bdr 12th flr hi-rise,2full baths, inste w/d, gym & sauna in bldng, ns/np, $1250. M.Ridge Beautiful 3000 s/f newer Immaculate home in Albion area. 5 Bdrms + den. 1Cat ok. $2000. PoCo downtwn 2bd condo,2bath new windows, clean bldg, amens room, near parks. Ns/np, $1000. PoCo Coast Meridian/Grant.1Bdr condo in renod bldg, some new appls,inste laund rm, ns/np. $800

Call 604-464-7548 BURNABY & COQUITLAM

REAL ESTATE

With accessible amenities, in safe family oriented communities of Coquitlam, North Burnaby. Pet friendly.

626

HOUSES FOR SALE

Subsidies available based on gross houseold income. ✮

CHIHUAHUA / MALTESE PUPS. $425-450. Vet checked, 1st shots. 2F, 2M. Abbotsford 604-866-8727.

2 Bedroom Apartment between $22,800 & $31,800

2 Bedroom Townhouse between $30,000 & $37,200

3 Bedroom Townhouse between $34,800 & $43,200

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

For further info call 604-451-6075 to view Metro Vancouver Housing Co-operation. COQUITLAM: 2 bdrm 2 bthrm- 996 sf. Cls to shopping, Douglas College & amen. March 1. N/s, N/p. $1350/mo. Call 604-941-3259 Cocker Spaniels: Proud parents of 8 pups, born Feb 2. 1st shots, dewormed, vet chkd, tails/dews done. Ready Apr 1. Purebred, no papers. $600. 604-888-0832 Eves

Coquitlam Ctr 2 bdrm bright g/l, fresh paint, inste ldry f/p, patio, prkg strg, NS/NP $1175. 604-767-0599

GOLDEN Retriever puppies, born Jan. 7th, family raised, very well socialized, 1st shots & deworming included. Mission 604-820-4827.

MAPLE INN 11695 -224th St Maple Ridge - 1 Bdrm $550/mo includes hot water . Certified Crime Free Building Mature adult oriented. Close to uptown 604-463-4131 for appointment (9am-5pm)

NEED A GOOD HOME for a good dog or a good dog for a good home? We adopt dogs! Call 604856-3647 or www.856-dogs.com Springer/Lab cross pups, vet check, 1st shots, eager and social $350, 604-823-6739 afternoons/evenings. STANDARD SCHNAUZER pups. 17 - 19” / 30 - 35lbs full grown. $500. each. 604-826-5846 Mission.

MAPLE RIDGE

GREAT LOCATION

Queen Anne Apts. * Renovated Suites *

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

Clean, very quiet, large, INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities.

627

HOMES WANTED

WE BUY HOUSES The OLDER. The DIRTIER. The BETTER. Flexible Terms. Quick Closing. Call us First! 778.707.9647

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960. New SRI Single and double wides in Ruskin park with river view from $84,900. Chuck 604-830-1960

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

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AUCTIONS

HUGE RESTAURANT AUCTION New & Used Food Services Equipment. March 17 11am at Dodds Auction, 3311 - 28 Ave Vernon. View photos at doddsauction.com 250-545-3259

518

BUILDING SUPPLIES

SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800566-6899 Ext:400OT. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Did you, or someone you know just have a baby? How about a Birthday or Anniversary? Advertise your special occassions with us bcclassified.com

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

604-463-7450 604-463-2236 12186-224 St, Maple Ridge Certified Crime Free Buildings MAPLE RIDGE 1 bdrm, bright corner unit with sundeck, 3rd flr. Heat incl, cvrd prkg. $730. 604-219-0267 MAPLE RIDGE 222/Dewdney. Gordon Tower, 2/bdrm condo, u/g parking. $1100/mo. Avail now. 604-467-4450, 604-833-4450.

MAPLE RIDGE

AVAILABLE NOW

MAPLE RIDGE: 3/Bdrms, W/D, $1150/mo inclds all utils / cable / int. Immed. 778-242-8903.

Maple Ridge

Glenwood Manor Apartments 1 & 2 Bdrms from $685 & $850 & renovated suite with dishwasher $45. extra. Clean, Spacious Includes cable, heat, hot water & parking Seniors discount 21387 Dewdney Trunk Rd

(604)466-5799 MAPLE RIDGE. NEWER 1 bdrm, 1 bath condo. Top floor. (55 +). Assist. living avail. 24/hr emerg. response. $850/mth. 604-970-9510

Maple Ridge Swan Court Apartments Large 1 & 2 Bedrooms. Hardwood floors, adult oriented, heat, h/w & cable incl’d, f/p, n/pets. Criminal Record check may be reqd Resident Manager Onsite Now with SENIORS DISCOUNT

604.477.0603 MAPLE RIDGE

MAPLE COURT I 22437 121st Ave 604-467-0715 &

696

OTHER AREAS

NAPLES FLORIDA AREA! Bank Acquired Condos Only $169,900. Same unit sold for $428,895. Own your brand new condo for pennies on the dollar in warm, sunny SW Florida! Walk to over 20 restaurants/100 shops! Must see. Ask about travel incentives. Call 1-866959-2825, ext 15. www.coconutpointcondos.com

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

COQUITLAM CTR; 2 bdrm apt, u/g prkg, all appls, big patio, Mar 15th. $1100/mo. NP/NS. (604)377-8093.

604-464-3550 PORT MOODY. Tides @ 300 Klahanie 2 bdrm apt, greenbelt, patio, 2 pkng, canoe club amens. N/S, N/P. $1365/mo. 604-469-1985.

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

MAPLE RIDGE central. Spacious 1 bdrm apts. Deck, W/D, Prkg. ns/np. $600. March 15. 604-937-3534. MAPLE RIDGE CENTRE

1 and 2 BDRM APTS, newly renovated, hardwood floors, heat & hot water included. No pets. From $750/mo for 1 bdrm; $950 for 2 bdrms. Available now. Close to amenities.

Call 604-467-5677

751

SUITES, UPPER

752

TOWNHOUSES

MAPLE RIDGE. Brookside Garden. Reno’d attractive 3 bdrm. N/S. Immed or Apr. 1.Call 778-835-0748

PITT MEADOWS. 2 & 3 bdrm. in family complex. Close to bus, schools & shopping. Ref’s req’d. Small pets okay, $1075/$1175/mo. Avail. immed. 604-465-1938.

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OFFICE/RETAIL

MAPLE RIDGE

OFFICE & RETAIL SPACE Various downtown locations. Avail. Now! Updated and well maintained. Various sizes 320sf. - 2000sf. Starting at $495/month.

Call: Rick Medhurst, Royal LePage

604-463-3000

NEWER T/H, 3 BDRM 2, BATHS, CLOSE TO SCHOOL & AMENITIES, AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY $1400/MTH, 778-891-1450

22222 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge Inquire in person between 9am - 3pm or

Call 604-467-3944 748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION ROOMMATE to share 3 bdrm house, 1 bdrm - cbl, int, hydro. inc. $500/mo. Call 778-242-8903

FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

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ANTIQUES/CLASSICS

1977 PORSCHE TARGA, 6 cyl, 12,000 kms, green, excellent cond., $9950. Call: (604)921-9162

810

AUTO FINANCING #1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

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

Need A Vehicle! Guaranteed Auto Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231 www.UapplyUdrive.ca

DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals

1-800-910-6402

www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557 FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery. WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in March, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-5936095.

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1994 Buick Regal, AirCared. 99,000 kms. 4 new tires. Needs TLC. $700. Call 604-534-0923 1997 BUICK LESABRE LTD leather, 139 kms, prem. cond., one owner, $3900/obo. (778)565-4230

2002 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE, senior driven, 89,000kms, $4500. Hope (604)869-7329

Haney Motor Hotel

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal

TRANSPORTATION

746

Rooms from $435/mo. Fully Furn, weekly maid service, cable TV, private bath, on bus route, 5/min walk to commuter rail.

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

PITT MEADOWS, Ford & Harris, 3 bdrm T/H. Quiet family complex, rent geared to income. N/P. Call: 604-465-4851

2000 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE. Silver,black top. 350 auto.Too much to list!! $24,900. Call 604-313-7014

$75 OFF 1ST MONTH

845

PITT MEADOWS: 2 - 3 bdrm co-op T/H $1030/mo - $1134/mo. Shares req’d. Close to WCE, schools & shopping. No subsidy available. 19225 119th Ave. For more info & to book an appt. call 604-465-1938

PRACTIONER’S ROOM, great for massage/acupuncture/counseling, etc. Utils incl. Shrd greeting/waiting area $425/mo. (604)219-0267

ROOMS FOR RENT

40’ DUTCH STAR with Cummings turbo diesel, less than 59,000 mi. Always stored indoors, looks like new, economical to operate, 2 slides, din. booth, 2 a/cond, 2 TV’s, 2 CD & 2 VHS players, ldry., propane generator (6500W). Must be seen. 604-854-3266

bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

HOMES FOR RENT

MAPLE RIDGE, Central: 5/bdrms, 3/bath in c-d-s, dbl gar, 2,000 sq/ft. Near all amens & schls. N/P, N/S. $1960/mo+ utils. (604)785-8851.

Dual pane windows, exterior shower, LCD TV, elec. Awning, AM / FM / CD / DVD. $32,483 (Stk.30968) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL #30644

MILLARDVILLE. 2 bdrm upper. N/S. N/P. Adult oriented. Laundry & hydro incl. $825. Avail. April 1. 604937-7161 after 6 p.m.

MAPLE RIDGE 2 bdrm house with den, near amens, fenced yard, cement patio, dble garage, 4 appls, NS/NP, $1500/mo. Avail now. Call 604-438-0329 after 6 pm. MAPLE RIDGE; 4 bdrm split lvl, all appl, hrdwd flrs, newly reno’d 2.5 yrs ago, fncd yrd. 2 Blks to dwntn, 5 mins to Golden Ears. $1550. Apr 1. (604) 942-7876.

2011 EVER-LITE 35RL-DS

PITT MEADOWS 2 bdrm ste in new home n/s n/p $850/mo incls hydro, avail immed. 604-465-5731 or 723-3854.

PORT COQUITLAM, 2043 sq ft. Ground floor, dance/fitness area. Facing onto city park. 1 blk from Lougheed/Shaughnessy intersection. 604-464-3550.

MAPLE COURT II 22423 121st Ave 604-467-4894

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838

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1 & 2 BDRM SUITES Heat, hot water & parking. Close to stores & schools.

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736

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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1995 CAMRY, 4 door, 4 cyl, auto, loaded, new tires, AirCared, mint cond. $2900 obo. 604-931-1236. 2004 MERCEDES C230 SEDAN show room condition, sporty, slick & great for the summer, auto, sunroof, only 47k, blk. leather, local.This can be yours for $11,930/ 604-328-1883 2005 SUZUKI SWIFT HB,exc cond, all records, low miles, owner history $5000/obo.604-942-8171/506-4120

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851

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2001 CHEVROLET ASTRO VAN 8 pass. white, mechanically sound, excellent cond. in & out. No accid. local. $3000 obo / 604.306.0144 2005 FORD Ranger XLT ext cab, 4X4, 5 spd, 219,000kms, 2nd owner. Pristine cond $6500 (604)341-1445 2009 TOYOTA Tacoma TRD Sport truck, auto, 4x4, double cab, local, no accidents, warranty, 52K, silver. $27,995. Call 604-722-1362.

MARINE 912

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Mona Pizza FREE - 2 L POP

3 LARGE PIZZAS

4 LARGE PIZZAS

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$

25

99 $ + tax

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00 $3000

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12

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THE NEWS Serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows since 1978

Mona Pizza FREE - 2 L POP

3 LARGE PIZZAS

4 LARGE PIZZAS

(any 2 toppings on each) Cheese & Sauce Included

$

25

99 $ + tax

(with meat sauce)

Coupon must be presented. Delivery $3.50 Extra. Not Valid with any other offer.

2 GARLIC TOAST (any 2 toppings on each)

00 $3000

37

contact Lorie Muller at lorie@athletesinkind.com

(any 2 toppings on each)

(any 2 toppings on each) Cheese & Sauce Included

+ tax

+ tax

Make it Large Pizzas $5 More! Coupon must be presented. Delivery $3.50 Extra. Not Valid with any other offer.

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22292 Dewdney Tr k. Rd., Ma ple Ridge 604-463-1111 19162 McMyn Rd., Pitt Meadows 604-465-3521

Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition We Carry the Largest Selection of Sports Nutrition Products in Canada

#2–20468 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge 604-460-6040

We will beat a ny compe tit adver or’s tised price.

aik run

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www.athletesInKind.com www.yummysubs.com

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THE GREAT MA RCH PRIZE GIVEAWAY

– see our website fo

r details on how to

win a BIKE and

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www.thege.ca

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20

more!

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ALL NEW '5D '5D'' INTERACTIVE THEATRE

★ See, Hear, Feel, Communicate & Interact! ★ An Experience you will never get enough of! ★ Always something new at the Great Escape!

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easy year-round run program

FAMILY PACK COMBO FREE - 2 L POP 2 MEDIUM PIZZAS 2 BAKED LASAGNA

find national retailers at

Please present coupon at point of order. Cannot be combined with any other offer. One coupon per customer per visit. Sorry no substitutions allowed. Lesser priced sandwich is discounted.

VALID ONLY AT: IN MAPLE RIDGE: 22838 Lougheed Highway, 20522 Lougheed Highway, 23981 Dewdney Trunk Road

BUDWEISER, BUD LIGHT $ OR KOKANEE 1299

Pick 3 different ACT-presented shows and save 10% off your regular priced tickets!

IN PITT MEADOWS: 12473 Harris Road

19267 LOUGHEED HIGHWAY PITT MEADOWS (NEXT TO THE RAMADA INN)

Please call our Ticket Centre at 604-476-2787 or visit us in person at The ACT.

IN PORT COQUITLAM: 1125 Nicola Avenue, 1475 Prairie Avenue, 1069 Nicola Avenue (inside Home Depot)

8 Cans. While supplies last.

+ deposit

OPEN DAILY 9AM–11PM 7 DAYS A WEEK 604-460-1607

Discounts do not apply for the Arts Club ON TOUR or Family or Gems series.

! R E T N I R P E E R F ice plan for se a monthly serv When you purcha

$

Service plan Includes: • 12 brand new compatible toners which value $600 • 1st time set up service • Free printer and toner delivery • Printer warranty and next business day replace machine service.

$

you pay only

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per month

s 12 Months*

800 in

00 gs in

MARCH

sav

Canon imageCLASS 4450 * Limited Quantity. Limited time offer.

Visit or call 7 Color

7 Color Ink & Toner 604-479-1268 153-11900 HANEY PLACE MALL(Near Zellers)

NEW PIZZA

SPECIAL $

STEAKHOUSE: Grilled Sirloin strips, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions and asparagus. This pizza is a legend in the making. Expires April 3. 2012

12

PICK UP SPECIAL

24155 102 Ave., Maple Ridge 604-477-4321 www.albionpizzeria.com

CHICKEN & SEAFOOD

6 Cod, Lg Chips $ 99 & Lg Coleslaw 29 +Tax Exp. April 3, 2012

22282 Dewdney Trunk Rd 604.476.6631

Supplements, Vitamins, Nutrition We Carry the Largest Selection of Sports Nutrition Products in Canada

#2–20468 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge 604-460-6040

We will beat a ny compe tit adver or’s tised price.

*

OFF

BCDaily

ANY ONE

REGULAR PRICED IN-STOCK ITEM With coupon, valid on one single item, expires March 31, 2012. One per customer. *Excludes BBQ’s and lawnmowers.

Used Vehicles

SERVICE: 604-465-7622 service@marvjoneshonda.com

11768 - 223rd St., Maple Ridge

604-463-4663

www.marvjoneshonda.com 20611 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge

MAPLE RIDGE/PITT MEADOWS 20214 Lougheed Hwy, #202 604-465-1415 *Plus ENV. Fees and taxes - with up to 5L of Oil. Synthetic Oil Extra. Coupon expires March 31, 2012. Offer may not be combined with other coupons or promotions. Coupon must be presented for discount. Surcharge may apply.

Women’s AM is a non-profit organization providing women the opportunity to meet on a professional and social basis. Founded in 1988, the group has grown in the community and meetings and events are well attended.

SIGN UP NOW

50-75% off Great Deals Right Where You Live

www.goldenricebowl.net

FREE DAILY DELIVERY (4-10 PM) • 5km radius 10% off Min. $18 order (before tax) Expires April 3,12

www.bcdailydeals.com

22504 LOUGHEED HWY.

604.338.6688 • 604.467.8877


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MARCH

NEW PIZZA

SPECIAL $

12

PICK UP SPECIAL

STEAKHOUSE: Grilled Sirloin strips, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions and asparagus. This pizza is a legend in the making. Expires April 3. 2012

24155 102 Ave., Maple Ridge 604-477-4321 www.albionpizzeria.com

BOGO BUY ONE! GET 2ND

50% OFF

Save time, save money.

FREE PRINTER! ice plaann for se a monthly serv When you purcha

$

Service Plan Includes: • 12 brand new compatible toners which value $600 • 1st time set up service • Free printer and toner delivery • Printer warranty and next business day replace machine service.

$

you pay only

39

per month

800

00 gs vin

a in s

Canon imageCLASS 4450 * Limited Quantity. Limited time offer.

Visit or call 7 Color

7 Color Ink & Toner 604-479-1268 153-11900 HANEY PLACE MALL(Near Zellers)

CHICKEN & SEAFOOD

Cod & Chips $ 99 Plus 3 Shrimp 7

+Tax

Exp. April 3, 2012

J@>ELG=FI BCDaily www.goldenricebowl.net

$

5 off Expires April 3,12

Minimum $25 order (before tax)

22504 LOUGHEED HWY.

604.338.6688 • 604.467.8877

Get 50-75% off Great Deals Right Where You Live www.bcdailydeals.com

BOGO BUY ONE! GET 2ND

50% OFF

RUN WITH A

OFFER VALID WITH COUPON ONLY. ONE COUPON PER CUSTOMER. OFFER EXPIRES MARCH 31/12

Love music? Check out The Act for AMAZING performances. theactmapleridge.org

1 LARGE PICK UP 2 MEDIUM PIZZA SPECIAL PIZZAS (any 5 toppings) And a Can of Coke

STELLA

2 BELOW

$

12 BOTTLES

23

$

89 9

+ deposit osit

999

$

+ deposit

11

MISSION HILLS VQA $ CABERNET MERLOT 750 ML

99

+ deposit

Pitt Meadows SPRING MAINTENANCE PACKAGE 1. OIL, LUBE & FILTER: Change the oil, install a new oil filter and lubricate the chassis 2. BRAKES: check front & rear brake systems 3. FRONT END: check shock absorbers, struts, & steering components 4. EXHAUST SYSTEM: visual inspection of catalytic converter, muffler, exhaust pipes, manifold & gaskets 5. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: check battery, lights, horn & wipers 6. TIRES: rotate all tires, check tread depth, & adjust tire pressure 7. COOLING SYSTEM: check for leaks, check hoses, clamps, waterpump, & radiator 8. BELTS: check all belts & hoses 9. FLUID LEVELS: check all fluid levels

All this for

36

$

See reverse for locations and coupon details.

www.yummysubs.com

1300 $699 $1699 + tax

Coupon must be presented. Delivery $3.50 Extra. Not Valid with any other offer.

88

+ tax

Coupon must be presented. Limited Time Offer

+ tax

Coupon must be presented. Delivery $3.50 Extra. Not Valid with any other offer.

SPRING BREAKS & BIG DEALS

All Sales While supplies last.

CHARDONNAY 750 ML $5 BELOW GOVERNMENT PRICES!

(any 2 toppings on each) Cheese & Sauce Included

www.mona-pizza.com

GGOV’T PRICE!

MISSION HILLS VQA

1 Large Pepperoni Pizza

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Beer & Wine Store Join other women in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows for breakfast monthly to hear from inspiring speakers and take advantage of networking opportunities. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month from September until November and January to May. To find out more, email womensam@gmail.com

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22292 Dewdney Tr k. Rd., Ma ple Ridge 604-463-1111 19162 McMyn Rd., Pitt Meadows 604-465-3521

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$50 OFF FREE TIMING BELTS if you spend over $300

$30 OFF TIMING BELTS if you spend under $300 Expires March 31, 2012

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11768 - 223rd St., Maple Ridge

604-463-4663


Maple Ridge News, March 07, 2012