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Route 29 Nichole Wismer, coordinator of Route 29 – the Alouette Home Start Society’s new program for homeless youth – stands at the door to her office, where the wall is decorated in positive, uplifting messages. See story, p15.

After a three-and-a-half-year labour dispute, the Extra Foods grocery store on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge will finally reopen to customers next Wednesday, May 16. This past weekend, the store held a job fair to fill close to 40 vacant positions, resulting in a line-up of hundreds of applicants stretching across the store’s parking lot. See Extra, p8

Albion application moving forward Wynnyk’s want to remove 31 acres from Agricultural Land Reserve by P hil Mel nyc hu k staff reporter

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The property (in blue) is located west of 105th Avenue, across from Planet Ice in east Maple Ridge.

One application for agricultural land in the Albion flats is about to go to council, with possibly two more to follow. An application to exclude from the land reserve 31 acres owned by Steve and John Wynnyk should get to Maple Ridge council by the third week of May, John said Friday.

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own applications for excluding the property from the Agricultural Land Reserve, while the District of Maple Ridge works on an application for removing land on the east side of 105th. The district’s advice contradicts the Agricultural Land Commission’s previous statements that land west of 105th Avenue should remain farmland, in the reserve. John Wynnyk said the other two major owners of land west of 105th Avenue, Smart Centres and a numbered B.C. company, each have their own consultants preparing an application. See Flats, p3

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Notification signs have to go up on the property, he added. As well, newspaper advertisements have to notify the public for a certain period before Maple Ridge council can consider the application. Council has the authority to forward such an application to the Agricultural Land Commission, or kill it completely. Wynnyk said their application will be to remove 31 acres from the land reserve for development for business or light industrial use. “I’m hopeful,” he said. Council has invited owners of land west of 105th Avenue on Lougheed Highway, across from Planet Ice, to submit their

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Ridge home show attracts 22,000 Staff help overcome wet weather and emergency evacuations

Widening and rebuilding four blocks of 232nd Street likely will start this year, after council considered Tuesday a $728,000 contract to Keywest Asphalt. If approved, the contract will see widening the road to four lanes from 124th to 128th avenues. A sidewalk will be built on the east side of the road and bike lanes will run in both directions. The road is considered key in Maple Ridge, connecting to Silver Valley, Golden Ears Provincial Park, and UBC Research Forest. A new roundabout at 132nd Avenue and a new bridge over the South Alouette River already have been completed. Work will start this month, including the laying of corridor for fibre-optic cable.

by Colleen Flanagan staff reporter Despite on-again, off-again rain and two evacuations on Saturday, the Ridge Meadows Home Show went smoothly over the weekend. Around 22,000 people passed through the doors of the Home Show over three days, and an additional 3,000 people came out for the outdoor family festival alone. Cassandre Winder, Ridge Meadows Home Show project coordinator, credited staff for ensuring the annual event’s success. “The weather was, of course, a huge challenge because we were covering the grounds and then bailing water off the grounds and then putting plastic back down on the grounds and then pulling the plastic back up and then putting it back down and then bailing and draining,” said Winder. Also on Saturday, Planet Ice and the Golden Ears Winter Club had to be evacuated twice due to a malfunctioning fire alarm. “It appears that it was just a maintenance overdue [issue],” Winder added, “one of the sensors that monitors particulates in the air.” However, “We got to see just how effective all our pre-show safety planning was. And on two occasions we had the entire building evacuated in under three minutes. Which we are told is absolutely record-breaking for venues of that size.” None of the interruptions prevented Jarret Myers from winning the Heather Hills Golf Course longest drive competition, hitting a ball 317 yards. That event was new to the home show this year. Applications have already started pouring in for next year’s show and Winder is already planning more new additions. One of the things she is looking at is a project that will tie in with wellness called The Fountain of Truth. She would also like to gather a group of professionals that represent all areas of anti-aging and well-being. Winder would also like to introduce BMX riding to the Home Show, especially considering how popular the Western Yamaha Rider’s Academy was this year. Four hundred children got the opportunity to try riding a motorcycle in a safe atmosphere. Winder would also like to introduce an outdoor fashion show. “We just have to look around and see what people are into in their lives and reflect it back to them.” • To fill out an application for a spot in next years show go to www.ridgemeadowshomeshow.com.

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(From left) Brandon and Cayley Wilson check out ceramic knives during the Ridge Meadows Home Show at Planet Ice on Sunday; Amanda Hart, 3, and her brother Colin, 5, chase a bubble in the Family Festival area; Lori McElhinney, Sandra Borgyon, Joan McElhinney, and her son Brian watch a demonstration for the Easy Mop 360.

“Possibly three applications coming in’ for Albion flats Flats from front Smart Centres owns land along the Lougheed Highway, while a numbered company owns property, about 20 acres, on the north side of Albion flats. “There are possibly three applications coming in,” said Tony Pellett, with the land commission. He said the commission was “somewhat emphatic” that land on the west side of 105th Avenue

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should remain farmland, “but we never prejudge what’s coming in.” Council earlier this year told landowners to make their own applications for the west side of 105th Avenue even after sending its own concept plan to the commission and receiving advice that the west side should remain farmland. If the commission rejects the private applications, Maple Ridge can continue with its own application

to exclude land on the east side of 105th for recreational development, a use that’s already received tacit approval of the land commission. The option selected by council could delay decisions for the area by a few months, compared to Maple Ridge simply applying to exclude land from the east side, which could see an ALC decision by September. Mayor Ernie Daykin said earlier

he wanted council to see the applications for the west side by May. Last year, the ALC said land on the west side of 105th Avenue should remain farmland after it reviewed Maple Ridge’s plan calling for development of all of the Albion flats, for commercial, business and recreational uses. The plan was developed after public consultation over several months.

Smoothing in works for Abernethy Repairs are in the works for Abernethy Way to make it easier to move east and west along the commuter route. An open house Tuesday at municipal hall got the public’s views on the $1.4-million project that will see traffic signals and left-turn lanes at 227th, 228th and 230th streets and Abernethy. Federal and provincial grants are helping with the cost of the project. If there’s enough money left over after the road improvements, a separate, multi-use trail for cyclists and pedestrians will also be extended from 224th to 232nd streets. The trail already runs for a few metres, on the north side of Abernethy, just east of 224th St. R.F. Binnie & Associates is preparing the detailed design of the intersection improvements and multiuse path. If the public likes the ideas, the work will be done this year.

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$1.4 million extra for SD42 From Learning Improvement Fund by R o b e r t M a n g e l s d o r f staff reporter School District No. 42 is getting $1.4 million in additional funding from the province to help teachers cope with overcrowded classrooms. The money is part of the provincial government’s Learning Improvement Fund, first announced last year and included in the Liberals’ Bill 22, which sent striking teachers back to work in March. While Bill 22 gets rid of district-wide limits on class size averages, the caps for individual classes still remain. The money is earmarked to pay for additional teachers, special education assistants, mentoring, relief time, added prep time, shared teaching, even teacher pay bonuses, should a class not conform to the provincial caps. Previously, there was no specific funding set aside for class size and composition issues by the province.

“We [School District No. 42] budgeted for it, but many other districts did not,” said deputy superintendent Laurie Meston. Should a classroom exceed 30 students, teachers are eligible for additional compensation, in the form of additional preparation time, professional development funding, classroom supplies or equipment, or even additional pay. Classes exempt from class limits are adult continuing education classes, online classes, alternate programs, grad transition and leadership classes, music and performing arts classes, work/study programs, and specialty academies. Meston said non-conforming class sizes are only an issue at the secondary level, and under the consultation process, teachers and school administrators would have to agree to a class plan, which would then be approved by a committee made up of members of the Maple Ridge Teachers’ Association and school district staff. “As long as I’m in this chair, we’ll never have an intermediate class with

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Unmasked The federal government has supported a private member’s bill that would make it a crime to wear a disguise while taking part in a riot. Bill C-309 – the Concealment of Identity Act – was tabled by Alberta Conservative MP Blake Richards and endorsed by the government on Sunday. It would amend two sections of the Criminal Code covering penalties for taking part in a riot or violent protest, criminalizing the use of masks. You could get up to five years in prison for wearing one of Stephen Harper while torching cars or looting stores. The bill is meant to give police another tool to break up uncivil gatherings, as seen recently with students unhappy in Quebec over rising tuition fees, and disgruntled fans of the Vancouver Canucks after they lost Game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup final. But what constitutes a mask? One like Cory Schneider wears, or those worn by doctors? Scarves and hoodies? Groucho Marx glasses? What about the gas masks police officers wear? If someone covers their face with grease paint, does that count as concealing one’s identity? Regardless, the proposal does not threaten the right to peaceful protest, as some might suggest. Rather it ensures it. There is no need to conceal one’s identity during a peaceful demonstration. No need to bring a change of clothes either, although we’ve seen images of protesters doing so after a bunch of windows were just smashed. If this bill helps bring people involved in such criminal activity to justice, or prevents it, then so be it. Save the masks for Halloween. – The News Tell us what you think @ www.mapleridgenews.com

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Tanker debate sinks to new low VICTORIA – The B.C. NDP has ramped up its opposition to the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline. First the party formalized objections already expressed by NDP MLAs who have spoken at hearings held by the federal review panel B.C. Views along the B.C. coast. Tom Fletcher Leader Adrian Dix sent an 11-page letter to the panel, then launched an attack on the B.C. Liberal government in the legislature that emphasized the letter’s top objection. Why doesn’t Premier Christy Clark stand up to Ottawa and protest the abandonment of the long-standing “moratorium and exclusion zone” on oil tankers off B.C.’s north coast, Dix and NDP energy critic Rob Fleming demanded. Clark’s answer was the same one given for many years by federal and provincial governments. The 1972 federal “moratorium” was directed at offshore oil drilling, not tankers bound for B.C. A separate Canada-U.S. agreement in 1998 calls for U.S. tankers to avoid B.C.’s Inside Passage as they transport Alaska crude oil to refineries in Washington state and further south. I asked Fleming for documentation that shows tankers are banned from B.C.’s north coast. He said it is “fragmented,” which means he doesn’t have any. Nor does the NDP’s heavily foot-

noted letter to the federal panel offer any source for this assertion. This argument flared up in 2006 after Methanex Corp. shut down its Kitimat methanol plant. Instead of shipping methanol out, a practice that was never questioned, it started bringing tankers into the Kitimat port loaded with a liquid natural gas by-product called condensate. From there it is sent by rail to Alberta to dilute oil sands crude. This process led to Enbridge’s proposed double pipeline that would send condensate east and diluted crude west. The Dogwood Initiative, one of the multiple U.S.-funded groups that now dominate B.C.’s environmental lobby, rose to protest these early condensate shipments, saying they violate a moratorium on tankers. Wrong, said Don Rodden, superintendent of environmental response for the Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region. The 1972 moratorium “wouldn’t apply to vessels coming into Canadian ports like Kitimat,” Rodden told the Globe and Mail at the time. The Coast Guard would be the agency legally required to enforce such a tanker ban, if one existed. As I’ve mentioned before, there are legitimate arguments against the Northern Gateway proposal. This hippy-fantasy tanker moratorium isn’t one of them. Then there is the hypocrisy and proU.S. bias that is so clearly evident in the manipulated B.C. debate. The Northern Gateway pipeline would generate as many as 350 tanker trips each year to and from Kitimat. More than twice that many tankers already sail each year through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, past the Gulf and San Juan Islands.

Many are heading to refinery complexes at March Point and Cherry Point in Washington. These supertankers can be seen sailing past Victoria most days. Strangely, this U.S. crude traffic excites no protests. Some of the smaller tankers come in to fill up from the Trans-Mountain pipeline in Burnaby, whose operator is preparing a bid for expansion. This attracts protests organized by people paid to oppose Alberta “tar sands” oil.

Where do urban protesters think we get the gasoline and diesel fuel sold at B.C. filling stations? Where do urban protesters think we get the gasoline and diesel fuel sold at B.C. filling stations? Do they think it’s all made at the little Chevron refinery in Burnaby, the last remnant of refining capacity in southern B.C.? We could use a serious debate about how B.C. handles petroleum. Instead, we see factually inaccurate claims promoted by U.S. interests to attack Canadian crude only. Our opposition politicians and media mostly just go along for the ride. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com (tfletcher@blackpress.ca).

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Ignorance along river is bliss Lighten up over street parking

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Re: Maple Ridge needs to fill the gap (Commentary, May 4). I was strolling down the path this Friday, skipping along, singing a song. Everything was sunshine and lollipops. What a wonderful day in la-la land. Then all of the sudden, my stride was broken by a sawmill. What the heck was this unsightly behemoth doing in my perfect hop along my dreamy Fraser River trail? So, with a small grey cloud over my lazy journey, I made a short walk around this inexplicable obstruction. Then once again, I broke into song. Whistling and skipping. With my head in the clouds and my mind in neutral, I happily hiked along to the beat of my wonderful song. Then suddenly, I came upon a dock. There were fishermen. And women, too. They impeded my happy trails for a minute or two and I thought this just won’t do. Perhaps our government ought to do something to ensure my trails are without travails. Heck, with a few million, there’s nothing we couldn’t do. So I exited my happy trail and hunted down my MLA to hound, and for good measure, our mayor, too. Much to my surprise, they informed me, that without the tax generators that come from wood and water we couldn’t fund the ‘happy trails initiative.’ This was bad news for my happy trails dream. How would I make my

fantasy of being able to occasionally walk from Vancouver to Hope all along the mighty Fraser, a reality? Well, I became so incensed and told them that if I cannot walk from Vancouver to Hope unimpeded, I would have to hold my nose and vote for someone who cared about my human rights. Oh, how I begged and I pleaded. Yet, they held their ground. But to ignorance I was bound, and to hell with where our wealth was found. I deserve to at least once, be able to walk from Vancouver to Mission unimpeded. I am, after all, a taxpayer. So off I went on my utopian bent. Looking for supporters to end the irritating industry that threatened my dream and my vent. Unfortunately, I found, that many were directly and indirectly employed by the logging and fishing, as well as other industries that have roots in the river banks. It turns out, the river has been a source of transport and sustenance since the birth of our town. In fact, it’s the first ‘road’ in the area. Just ask the Katzie. They were using it before the Spanish and English thought they ought to claim it. It’s amazing how disappointing a walk can be. Maybe it’s true. Ignorance is bliss. From now on, I’ll take the high road and avoid so many complications. GRANT BAKER MAPLE RIDGE

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Re: Permits for residential parking? (The News, May 2). I am one of those people who park in a residential area near the hospital instead of paying the excessive daily per diem to Impark. I notice many hospital staff do the same. I also live in an area close to a school and near a West Coast Express train station and have no problem with people parking near my home, as long as our driveway is not blocked. Most of the residents near the hospital have large driveways with enough room to accommodate four to six vehicles, and the public street parking seem to be busy only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. After that, there is lots of on-street parking. Many of the residents are probably at work during that time, so I don’t see the public abusing this space. There is a bylaw sign indicating that vehicles must be parked three metres away from driveways, and people have been ticketed fro infractions. The majority of the public using these spaces respect the guidelines. Seems to me that speeding along 117 Avenue is a much bigger concern than people trying

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Maple Ridge may try for Summer Games Maple Ridge should try to host the B.C. Summer Games, either in 2016 or 2018, staff are advising council. Politicians were to vote Tuesday on whether to tell staff to prepare a bid to host the amateur event. “It’s been ... years since we hosted the last one and 1998 was really successful,” said Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin.



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Telephone Service Notification for May 11, 2012 On May 11, 2012, between 8:00 am and 3:30 pm, the District of Maple Ridge Operations Centre main contact number 604-463-9581 will be temporarily out of service due to Telus line upgrades. For service or inquiries please email operationscentre@mapleridge.ca or call the District of Maple Ridge main number at 604-463-5221 and request to be transferred to the Operations Centre. For any questions regarding this notice, please contact the District at 604-463-5221 11995 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6A9 Tel: 604-463-5221 • Fax: 604-467-7329

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Off-duty officer nabs drunk driver staff reporter An Ridge Meadows RCMP ofďŹ cer helped take a drunk driver off the road on Sunday while off duty in Agassiz. Cpl. Todd Balaban saw a car narrowly miss hitting several vehicles before the driver pulled stopped at the Sasquatch Inn. Balaban then placed the man under arrest for impaired driving. Police allege the driver became uncooperative and refused to comply with Cpl. Balaban, so a Vancouver ďŹ reďŹ ghter stepped in to help him restrain the man until a RCMP ofďŹ cer from the Upper Fraser Valley Regional Detachment arrived. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Even though police enjoy their time off, we are always alert to our surroundings. In this case, our police ofďŹ cer felt the safety of the public was in jeopardy by the way the man was driving, and that he had to stop this from continuing,â&#x20AC;? said Cpl. Alanna Dunlop, with Ridge Meadows RCMP. Police also thanked the off-duty ďŹ reďŹ ghter for helping Cpl. Balaban.

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An off-duty officer helped restrain a drunk driver. lice caught his teenage daughter speeding excessively while driving it on Saturday. While monitoring trafďŹ c on Lougheed Highway near 105th Avenue, Ridge Meadows RCMP clocked the 17-year-old driving more than 50 kilometres over the posted speed limit. Police were in the area after receiving several reports about speeding vehicles. The teen was also ďŹ ned $368.

More drunk drivers Two drunk drivers were arrested by police Friday night in Maple Ridge. The ďŹ rst driver was seen leaving Roosterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Country Cabaret around 10 p.m. The 31-year-old man from

Teen speeds in dadâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s car A Maple Ridge man had his car impounded for seven days after po-

Pitt Meadows was stopped a short distance away on McMyn Road, where ofďŹ cers noted he appeared to be impaired by alcohol. Around 11:30 p.m., a 39-year-old Maple Ridge man was stopped after he failed to obey a trafďŹ c light on Lougheed Highway at 223rd Street. In both cases, breath samples were analyzed at 1.5 times the legal limit of .08 per cent. Both drivers were released, but are scheduled to appear in court at a later date to face charges of impaired driving.

Stolen car A Vancouver man pulled over for drunk driving was arrested Friday morning after

police discovered the car he was driving was stolen. Ridge Meadows RCMP received a report of a possible drunk driver in a Nissan SUV heading northbound on the Golden Ears Bridge into Maple Ridge. The person who reported the drunk driver to police followed the SUV to downtown Maple Ridge, where police intercepted the vehicle. Upon seeing the police car, the suspect pulled into the driveway of a home on the 22500-block of Royal Crescent. A police computer check of the licence plate number showed the SUV had been reported stolen to Burnaby RCMP on Tuesday, May 1. Police quickly took the 32-year-old driver into custody without incident. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We commend the citizen for the actions taken in calling police,â&#x20AC;? said Sgt. Dale Somerville. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This citizen kept police updated on the location of the suspect until it was stopped by the local detachment members. Police have future plans to partner with Mothers Against Drunk Driving to encourage all motorists to report possible drunk drivers.â&#x20AC;? The suspect remains in police custody pending a court appearance.

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People can learn all about how to stay safe and survive the aftermath of a flood, forest fire or earthquake at a free emergency preparation session, this Thursday, May 10. The District of Maple Ridge is hosting the event, no charge, in its council chambers. Each of the sessions will take about 90 minutes and have emergency program Barb Morgan review basic steps. Advance registration is needed. Call 604-467-7477. “Every time there is a natural disaster in the world, the interest in personal emergency preparedness becomes elevated. I strongly urge everyone to take advantage of the opportunity to get some really wellthought out and practical information so that you can be prepared,” said Mayor Ernie Daykin in a release. People not only have to prepared to survive the initial event, but the days or weeks

after when basic services may no longer exist. Morgan pointed out that interest in planning jumped last year following the earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand. The district is already checking levels of the Fraser River as the big melt begins following another year of heavy snowfall in the mountains and Interior. Snow conditions are similar to those in 2007, which is the last time the Fraser River threatened to flood. Based on the weather conditions and information from the B.C. River Forecast Centre, staff will activate parts of the Emergency Response Plan relating to neighbourhood meetings in areas where there may be a flooding risk. The Fraser freshet, or runoff, typically peaks in June. This year, Facebook and Twitter will get out information instantly, (using the name yourmapleridge) as well as its website, and newspaper ads to get out its information.

Are you looking to volunteer and help out a non-profit agency in our community? Alouette Addictions is the contracted outpatient substance abuse agency for the Fraser Health Authority in Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows/Katzie communities. We are looking for Board members to provide governance to the agency. Typically meeting once a month, a Board member would review the monthly report from the Executive Director. For more information please call 604-467-5179. You can make a difference in our community.

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A road home for homeless youth by R o b e r t M a n g e l s d o r f staff reporter Homeless youth in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will have a place to turn to thanks to a new program aimed at giving them the life skills to avoid ending up on the streets and find them stable housing. The Alouette Home Start Society’s Route 29 program is getting underway this month, and will offer temporary housing for up to six months for people aged 17 to 24 at risk of ending up on the streets at a new four-bedroom facility in Maple Ridge. The program was made possible thanks to $260,000 in funding from the Vancouver Foundation, while the four-bedroom house was donated by the District of Maple Ridge. The program also has funding from B.C. Housing to provide eligible young people with income supplements in order to pay their rent. The Route 29 program takes its name from the fact that there were 29 homeless youth counted in Maple Ridge during the last Lower Mainland homeless count last year. But that number is just the tip of the iceberg, says coordinator Nichole Wismer. “It’s not just downtown, and it’s not as visible,” she said. “But kids are resourceful and they look out for each other.” As a result, homeless youth are more likely to “couch surf,” then end up on the streets. But often those places aren’t a safe place for them to stay. “We want to give them somewhere where they can pursue their goals and dreams,” said Wismer. The program is still in its development phase, but executive director Stephanie Ediger said the scope of Route 29 will extend far beyond the transition house. “It encompasses a whole lot more than find-

ing them a place to live,” she said. “The program is about life skills, and giving young people the support they need.” Affordable housing is few and far between in Maple Ridge, especially for young people, and in order to maintain housing, you need job skills, as well as social skills. “Many landlords aren’t willing to rent to young people,” said Ediger. Part of Wismer’s job will be to help the young people in the program learn those life skills many take for granted. Things like making a monthly budget, proper nutrition and how to shop, and how to take advantage of what social supports are available. For many 19-year-olds confronted with the bureaucracy of social assistance, the experience can be overwhelming, and many end up not taking advantage. Wismer said she’ll be working with homeless youth to guide them through the maze of red tape. The young people taking part in the program will be referred by local agencies Alouette Home Start Society has partnered with, such as the local school district and Alouette Addictions. Ediger said she expects many of the young people to go through the program to be fresh out of foster care. “There a lot of kids aging out of foster care and they’re on their own and left to fend for themselves,” she said. “Once you turn 19, that’s it.” Ediger said Route 29 will help provide a bridge between the Alouette Home Start Society’s Iron Horse Youth Safe House, which offers temporary supportive housing for 30 days at a time for teenagers, and their soon to be opened “It’s a natural extension,” said Ediger. “And at the end, they will have the tools to live on their own and be successful in life.” • alouettehomestart.com

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staff reporter The provincial government has released a series of online videos aimed at helping local governments and communities become more age-friendly. These new videos, available online at www.seniorsbc.ca/agefriendly/afbc_video, highlight how several B.C. communities have taken action to become more accommodating to seniors. Almost one-sixth of B.C.’s population is over 65 years old and the number of seniors living in B.C is expected to almost

double over the next 20 years. In an age-friendly community, B.C. seniors are supported to live active, sociallyengaged and independent lives. An agefriendly community provides welcoming public spaces, accessible transportation, affordable housing options and employment and volunteer opportunities. These communities also provide information and services which fit the needs of seniors. For older people, living in an age-friendly community can help them continue to lead active, independent and healthy lives. See Healthy, p17

Senior Star comes to Willow Manor staff reporter Chartwell’s annual Senior Star talent competition is coming to Willow Senior Living Residence on June 20. Local contestants 65 years and older can compete for the opportunity to participate as a Top 10 finalist in the annual Senior Star National Finale, taking place in Niagara Falls this November. During the regional competitions, contestants are given a maximum of five minutes to sing a song, play an instrument, or do both, and their performance is videotaped. Musical accompaniment is provided to singing contestants, if required. A panel of

three judges, made up of local musical experts, government officials, and media representatives choose the top three local contestants, each of whom will be recognized with a Senior Star trophy. Videos of the first and second place winners from across Canada are then submitted to a celebrity panel of judges who will narrow the list to nine competitors invited to compete in the Senior Star National Final. Members of the public are invited to attend the local event on June 20, which will be hosted by Elvis Presley impersonator Steve Elliott. • For more information, or to register, visit www.chartwellreit.ca.


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friendly communities,â&#x20AC;? said health minister Michael de Jong. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Age-friendly BC is one of the many ways the Province continues to support older British Columbians remain healthy, active and connected in their communities.â&#x20AC;? Local government and community representatives â&#x20AC;&#x201C; along with seniors from Lumby, Revelstoke, Saanich, Sechelt, Abbots-

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Library. The Golden Ears Gogos raises awareness and money for African grandmothers caring for children orphaned by AIDS by supporting the Stephen Lewis Foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. New members welcome. The group meets the third Wednesday of every month.

Saturday, May 12 â&#x20AC;˘ Hammond United Church is holding a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 11391 Dartford Street, Maple Ridge. For more information, phone the church at 605-465-6922.

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Exploring Northwest Coast New exhibition focuses on the painted works of Haisla artist Lyle Wilson staff reporter newsroom@mapleridgenews.com

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ver two decades, Lyle Wilson has completed over 70 paintings on canvas, red cedar and rag matboard, ranging in size from a nine-foot high banner to a panel that fits in the palm of his hand. Despite the large body of work, painting is one of the most “stressful” mediums Wilson practices. The physical act of carving relieves tension, while painting an image is painstakingly built brush stroke by brush stroke. Often Wilson finds himself holding his breath for long periods until a series of brush strokes is finished. His sense of dread only alleviated by the pure joy of finishing a painted work. “What you see hear is probably the end of my painting,” says Wilson during a tour at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery where Paint, an exhibition featuring 40 of his paintings opened on Saturday. “I get a lot more satisfaction whacking away at a piece of wood than painting.” Born in 1955, Wilson was raised in the Haisla community of Kitamaat and went on to study fine arts and education at both the University of British Columbia and the Emily Carr College of Art and Design. He also undertook an intensive exploration of what he refers to as “the classic Northwest Coast style” while working as a commissioned artist at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC.

“We want these stories to be shared for a greater understanding of Northwest culture.” Barbara Duncan, curator

The artist’s 20-year association with museum enabled him to study the work of past masters and develop his own understanding and interpretation of the style of painting popularly known as formline. Paint is the first major exhibition to focus exclusively on Wilson’s paintings and to assemble such a significant body of his work. Wilson is so a renowned and accomplished carver in wood and metal. Many of the works on display are unique and personalized images of coastal creatures such as orcas and ravens, the undersea world, and several stylized maps of Aboriginal territories. The exhibition reveals with equal force a contemporary voice that evokes the artist’s concern for the environment and the indigenous

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Vancouver-based Haisla artist Lyle Wilson at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery, where an exhibition of his paintings opened last week. Paintings in the photographs include Tsimshian Cosmos, Tsimshian detail on a drum, Origins/ Coalition and Orca Chief. Haisla language. When these pressing themes share space with the historical visual language he has mastered, the two forces are sometimes intriguingly – if uncomfortably – juxtaposed. This is especially apparent in Wilson’s innovative “word paintings,” in which graceful formline figures are morph into the letters of the English alphabet and numerals. The visual play is extended further in instances where the painted words are rendered in the indigenous Haisla language, offering a succinct and ironic comment on the lack of congruity between Haisla and European cultural values. “There are these incredible stories behind the paintings. We want these stories to be shared for a greater understanding of Northwest culture,” explains gallery curator Barb Duncan. “[Wilson] is sharing so much. He is also leading the way and showing that that doesn’t harm the culture at all, in fact it leads to more understanding.”

An 80-page, illustrated catalogue accompanying the exhibition is also a first for Wilson’s career, as it offers not only a comprehensive visual record of the exhibition, but some 30 essays by the artist that shed light on the paintings. Throughout his essays are over 80 different Haisla words and their translations into English, reflecting Wilson’s commitment to doing all he can to preserve and promote the strengthening of the language among his own Haisla people. • Paint is at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery until July 28.

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Pitt author in Rick Hansen relay Award-winning author Gordon Kirkland will be the official medal bearer for the Pitt Meadows leg of The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay. Kirkland built a successful career as an author after suffering a spinal cord injury in a 1990 automobile accident. He successfully moved from a wheelchair to crutches clipped onto his forearms for 18 of the last 22 years. He is now once again confined to a wheelchair. He is currently a patient in Eagle Ridge Hospital with an undisclosed condition but will be allowed to temporarily leave the hospital to participate in the event. His wife Diane and his son Mike will assist him along the way if necessary. “I guess now that I am permanently on wheels, they will have to be my pit crew,” he said. “Hopefully, they won’t have to put a hydraulic jack under me and pull off my tires.” Called “one of North America’s premier humorists,’ Kirkland’s mission is to show that while a spinal cord injury may impact several senses, it does not have to affect one’s sense of humour. On May 17, the medal will travel from Maple Ridge to Pitt Meadows. Kirkland will wheel it from the corner of 119th Avenue and Harris Road to Pitt Meadows Spirit Square starting shortly after noon. • -The celebration at Spirit Square in Pitt Meadows runs from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

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Get ready for 14th annual art studio tour 30 artists in 21 different locations From paintings, to sculpture, pottery and jewelry, the 14th annual art studio tour has something for everyone. It is your chance to visit 30 artists in 21 locations, see their work and learn about their inspiration and techniques. A variety of work will be shown at the

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tures, jewelry, paper arts, functional art, assemblage art, and more. The studio is selfguided, but participants will have the rare opportunity to see artists at work. Look for a red diamond sign at each location. • The art studio tour takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13. To download a map of studio locations, visit www. artstudiotour.ca.

Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. at ACT A cast of 40 brings New York City to the ACT with the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. This Showstoppers Academy production is a fun, zany, high energy, madcap romp through the roaring 1920. Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a young small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, who has just moved to the big city in search of a new life for herself. It’s a New York full of intrigue and jazz – a time when women were

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Pitt phenom takes MJT golf title staff reporter Pitt Meadows golfing phenom Lily He may only be 12 years old, but she proved she has talent far beyond her years last weekend as she had the low overall score at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Lindsay Kenney Classic at Swan-eset Bay Resort and Country Club in Pitt Meadows. He dominated the girls’ competition on her home course despite soggy conditions and a challenging course layout to end up even par over the two days with rounds of 71 and 73, winning the Girls’ Division and the low overall score. “I made many important putts,” said He. “Coming down the stretch, I was just trying my best and trying to make a par. I feel great [about winning], happy and proud.” Tied for second place in the girls’ competition nine strokes behind He were Janet Zhang, 14, of Richmond and Maple Ridge’s Keanna Mason, 15. Logan Yanick, 15, of Courtenay won the Boys’ 14-16 Division title and his choice of the international exemptions up for grabs after firing rounds of 75 and 77 for a twostroke victory. Nick Kystal, who calls Pitt Meadows Golf Club home, was the top local competitor with rounds of 78 and 80 to finish in fourth place. The Boys 17-19 Division title went

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Nick Krystal of Port Moody, who golfs out of Pitt Meadows Golf Club, tees off during the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Lindsay Kenney Classic at Swan-e-set Bay Resort and Country Club in Pitt Meadows on Sunday. to Tom Bang, 17, of Coquitlam, who carded rounds of 74 and 81 on his home course to beat runner-up Jacob Vanderpas of Vancouver by three strokes. In the U-14 boys’ contest, Jackson Trozzo of Langley had rounds of 90 and 84 to win by six strokes.

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The 36-hole two-day tournament also included an interclub competition and qualifying for international exemptions into the 60th East Aurora International Junior Masters and the US Junior Amateur Regional Qualifier. Quilchena Golf Club’s four-player

team made a comeback to take the MJT Interclub title over Swan-eset’s team, while in the divisional skills competitions, long-drive awards went to Jesse Reichelt, Marcus Brown, Seo Ho Choi, and Janet Zhang. sports@mapleridgenews.com

The Ridge Meadows Flames junior B hockey club honoured their own Thursday night at the team’s annual awards banquet. Rookie of the year honours went to Matt Bissett, who finished first among Flames scorers with 31 goals, second in points with 50, and first in the Pacific International Junior Hockey League with 0.94 goals per game. Bissett was 11th overall in PIJHL scoring. Linemate Danny Brandys was named the team’s Most Valuable Player, after leading the team in points in the regular season with 52, despite only playing 30 games. Marco Ballarin was named the Flames’ most improved player, captain Shane Harle was named most inspirational. See Flames, p21

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Bantam Burrards bring home silver by R o b e r t M a n g e l s d o r f staff reporter The Ridge Meadows Burrards bantam A1 lacrosse team returned from the Kamloops Minor Lacrosse Association’s Al Price Memorial Tournament with silver medals around their necks after going 3-1-1 last weekend. The Burrards opened the tournament with a 4-3 win over the Port Moody Thunder, with Kyle Bailuk named the team’s game MVP. The Burrards notched another 4-3 win in their second game of the tourney, against the Langley Thunder, with Haden Harty getting the game MVP nod. The Burrards finished off

round robin play with a 4-4 tie with the Coquitlam Adanacs as Daylan Kellough was named the Burrards’ top player. That put the Burrards through to the tournament semifinals, in which they met the Delta Islanders, beating them 9-5. Jadden Schellauf was named game MVP. In the tournament final, the Burrards once again face the Coquitlam Adanacs, this time falling 7-3 for their first loss of the weekend. The bantam A1 Burrards are Bailuk, Harty, Kellough, Schellauf, Mackenzie Rope, Dale Andre, Aiden Serr, Mason Hicks, Nick Robison, Ryan Arce, Mateo Le Van, William Clayton,

Daytin Vidovich, , Anthony Kalinich, Tyler Magnison, and Connor Evers. The Burrards peewee girls’ squad was in action on Sunday, beating the Coquitlam Adanacs 10-7, while the novice girls’ beat Coquitlam 14-1. On Saturday, the peewee A2 Burrards beat Coquitlam 6-2, while the intermediate A Burrards lost 16-14 to the Delta Islanders on Friday. In tyke and mini-tyke action, Emmerson Hankins, Jack Olson, Josh Bettesworth, and Morgan Downey were named game MVPs.

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40100126 - 230 St, Dewdney Trunk Rd 40210211 - 125B Ave, 127 Ave, 127 Pl, 228 St 40210212 - 128 Ave, 228 St, 228A St, 229 St, 230 St, Barnsdale St 40210215 - 227 St, Izon Crt, Kendrick Loop, Kendrick Pl 40320376 - 202 St, Dewdney Trunk Rd, Telep Ave 40330329 - Eltham St, Lorne Ave, Melville St, Ospring St, Princess St, Wanstead St 40330334 - Lorne Ave, Ospring St, Princess St, Wanstead St 40400411 - 130 Ave, 232 St, Calvin Cres, Dogwood Ave 40400424 - 133 Ave, Boulder Pl, Bryant Dr, Granite Way 40400432 - 138A Ave, 139 Ave, 139A Ave, 2229 Lane, 229 St, 229B St, 230 St, Docksteader Loop 41011009 - 117A Ave, Bonson Rd, Hammond Rd, Wildwood Cres.

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

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HELP WANTED for Landscaping Work! Competitive, Energetic, Honesty a MUST!

AUJLAS’ FARMS LTD FARM LABOURERS required 5 or 6 Days/Week 40 or 50 Hours/Week $10.25/Hour Horticultural work such as: Planting, pruning, spacing and harvesting the crop. Employment starts early July’12 Submit your application to: 604-465-8153 or by Fax:604-465-9340 or by mail:12554 Woolridge Rd., Pitt Meadows, B.C. V3Y 1Z1

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Christian Daycare seeking part time, ECE qualified staff person. $16 per hour.

If you live on or near one of these routes and you are interested in delivering papers please call circulation @ 604-476-2740 and quote the Route number. brian@mapleridgenews.com

Email resume:

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EDUCATION

EDUCATION

STUDY.WORK. S U . O

SUCCEED.

TRAIN TO BE A SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER IN MAPLE RIDGE TODAY! Community & Social Service Workers administer & implement a variety of social assistance & community services programs including life skills workshops & substance abuse treatment programs. They also assist clients in dealing with social and personal issues. Train locally for the skills necessary in this rewarding career field.

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HELP WANTED

F/T WAREHOUSE / CUSTOMER SERVICE

Langley metal supply shop. Valid BC driver’s license. Fluent English required. $18/hr. to start. $20/hr after 1 year. Bonus + benefit package. No phone calls or dropins. Email: adminbc@metalsuper markets.com

GET IN THE GAME! Up to $20/hr Join our Marketing/ Advertising team now Busiest time of the year! Hiring 12 f/t CSR reps Must be outgoing and motivated!

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HOME STAY FAMILIES

URGENT

Need Host families for Japanese students for July 23 to Aug 13th. This would be a very exciting opportunity for your family and the student.

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

604.466.3600 www.sprottshaw.com CALL MAPLE RIDGE:

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

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MIND BODY SPIRIT

• KITCHEN CABINET INSTALLERS • FINISHERS • PAINTERS Required for Surrey based Cabinet Shop. Please call 604.897.0357

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VOLUNTEERS

✸ MASSAGE CONFIDENTIAL✸ HOT STONE. *European *Private ~AM SPECIAL~ 604.230.4444

Families, Kids, Tots & Teens!! Register Now Busy Film Season

All Ages, All Ethnicities

CALL 604-558-2278 SUPPORT needed for young female adult with high functioning autism. Must be personable & reliable. Exp. nec. Must have car. Email: maureenaldridge@shaw.ca

VOLUNTEER AT THE SCOTIABANK CANADIAN OPEN FASTPITCH!

Be part of our exciting, worldclass softball tournament, which takes place from June 30 - July 9 in Surrey, BC. We are looking for volunteers in areas such as: scorekeeping, security & parking, tickets & gates, announcers, transportation, batgirls and more! We ask that each volunteer work a minimum of 20 hours.

Markos Kouzina

• FREE ADMISSION to all playing venues • 1 complimentary item of event apparel • 1 complimentary meal per volunteer shift worked!

Minimum 2 yrs exp. Socrates Greek Taverna #19~20691 Lougheed Hwy

(previously Dino’s) OPEN SOON

Call Rochelle 604.777.2195

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Now hiring all positions

Apply in person to 22641 Lougheed Hwy between 11am & 6pm Mon to Fri

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For more information, visit our website at: www.canadian openfastpitch.com or contact our office at 604.536.9287 or info@canadianopen fastpitch.com And don’t forget to like us on Facebook at: http://www. facebook.com/Canadian OpenFastpitch and follow us on Twitter @CdnOpen!

MOA Busy family medical practice seeking exp MOA for Referral Desk. This position is a perm P/T job share position (2-3 days/wk) as well as holiday relief. EMR exp is preferred. Interested applicant may fax or drop off resume to: Office Manager Burke Mountain Medial Clinic 210 - 1465 - Salisbury Ave Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 6J3 Fax: 604.941.5622

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Credit Services Officer We’re looking for an energetic self-starter who is detail-oriented and well organized to join our Credit Department. This is a permanent position, working with credit officers where you will be responsible for: • Approving Credit Applications for new customer accounts • Recommending and/or initiating necessary legal or third party actions • Assisting with timely preparation of month end adjustments for customer accounts • Initiating collection action phone calls on prepared monthly delinquent reports You must have experience in a similar role, with demonstrated ability to work independently in a dynamic environment with a varied workload. Qualifications required include knowledge of Microsoft Outlook & other MS products, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as needed, and the ability to streamline existing procedures.

Black Press Group Ltd. Attn: Rachelle Barclay Credit Manager rbarclay@blackpress.ca Competition closes: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 We thank all those who are interested in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

HEALTH PRODUCTS

HERBAL MAGIC Look great for summer - 1st 9 weeks for $99. Lose Weight and keep it off. Results Guaranteed! Call NOW 1-800-8545176.

WANT TO SEE Scenic BC! Needed Immediately . Experienced Feller Buncher Operator with Chipper Head/Mower to work around Hydro Transmission Lines. Must be willing to travel throughout BC (based out of Vanderhoof). $28-$34 per hour + Benefits. For more info. e-mail: sbcjobs@hotmail.ca. Send Resume to: SBCJOBS Box 1136 Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 or Fax: (250) 567-2550

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APPLY NOW: Pennywise Scholarship For Women to attend Journalism certificate course at Langara College in Vancouver. Deadline May 30, 2012. More information: www.bccommunitynews.com

TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 31 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-6658339, 604-681-5456.

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NEED HELP MANAGING YOUR DEBT? Need STRESS relief? One easy payment makes that possible!

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JB MARINE, SICAMOUS requires an experienced marine mechanic. Employment to start ASAP. Salary $20-$25/hr dependent on experience. Apply in person or email jbmarine@cablelan.net. Ph. 250-836-4370.

LANDSCAPER LABOURERS with experience in retaining walls. Starts @ $16./hr Fax 604-462-7853

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

WELDERS WANTED. Journeymen 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. Journey 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).

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GPRC, Fairview Campus requires a Plumbing Instructor AND Steamfitter/Pipefitter Instructor to teach labs and classroom settings for their program. Visit our website at www.gprc.ab.ca/careers.

EDUCATION

HELP WANTED

CARRIERS NEEDED

$100-$400 CASH DAILY

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The following routes are now available to deliver the NEWS in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows

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

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EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

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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

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.

INCOME TAX PROBLEMS? Have you been audited, reassessed or disallowed certain claims by Canada Revenue Agency? Call Bob Allen @ 250-542-0295 35yrs. Income Tax experience, 8.5yrs. with Revenue Canada. Email: r.gallen@shaw.ca

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

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

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com

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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 CUSTOMIZED HOUSECLEANING TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS * Move-Outs * Staging *Inside Windows & Organizing. Call Marie 604-467-1118.

RESIDENTIAL CLEANING SERVICES Reasonable rates 15 yrs. exp. Flexible * Reliable

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CLEANING SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 281

GARDENING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 287

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

300

LANDSCAPING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

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PLUMBING

AAA PRECISION PAINTING. Quality work. 778-881-6096.

1 $38/hour. Plumbing, heating, plugged drains. Big & small jobs. Local & license. Call 604-510-2155

Instant Grassifacation!

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

Home Renovations and New Construction

OF Home (604)501-9290

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

NO JOB TOO SMALL 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

LEO: Mobile #657-2375, 462-8620

NEED Plumbing/Heating/Gas? dansyourman.ca (604)418-6941 Free estimates. Fully insured “ ABOVE THE REST “ Int. & Ext., Unbeatable Prices, Professional Crew. Free Est. Written Guarantee. No Hassle, Quick Work, Insured, WCB. Call (778)997-9582

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ABACUS ROOFNG

(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

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

Call Chris

604-462-9009

45 Years in the drywall trade. All size jobs boarding, taping, spraying. Big or small. Wayne 778-242-2060

NAHAL CONSTRUCTION

COMPLETE DRYWALL SERVICE, res/com. Ref’s. Reno’s. Reas. rates. 604-941-8261, cell 778-999-2754.

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.

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

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

5” Gutter, Down Pipe, Soffit 28 YRS EXP. *FULLY INSURED

Call Tim 604-612-5388

HANDYPERSONS

Interior Repairs & Renovations Homes & Offices Glenn @ 778-873-8300

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

High Caliber Construction Repair, Replace, Remodel...

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

CUSTOM HOMES

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS

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

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• Basement, Kitchen & Bath Remodels • Room Additions • Drywall • Paint • Texture • Finishing • Floors & More Since 1972 Dan 778-837-0771

HOME REPAIRS

604-618-6401 Marcel Repairs, Maintenance, Renovation Guaranteed work, Free Estimate RETIRED carpenter wants to keep busy. Looking for small carpentry jobs. Will repair or build new. Will also do small plumbing jobs. Call Ken 604-460-7803.

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LANDSCAPING

Always! Pwr. raking, grass cutting, fertilizing, hedging, pruning, Rubbish rem. Free Est. 604-230-0627

Real Estate Section - Class 600’s

Certified Turf-Grass Management Tech. Does it make a difference?? You bet your grass it does!! W Maintenance W Power raking W Fertilizing W Pruning W Landscaping WClean-up

✶Residential Specialist✶

George 604-466-9514 KENNY’S LAWN & GARDEN Weekly maintenance. Ref’s. Free estimates (604)467-1795 Prompt Delivery Available

Seven Days a Week

Meadows Landscape Supply Ltd. ✶ Bark Mulch ✶ Lawn & Garden Soil ✶ Drain Grave Lava Rock ✶ River Rock ✶Pea Gravel

(604)465-1311

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Kitchens - Bathrooms New Additions - Flooring Painting - Decks Windows / Doors Stonework - Siding & More

Green Services Ltd

Landscape Construction Renovations W Maintenance

Factory Direct Pricing Free Estimates * BBB * WCB * Insured

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Bring a smile to your community! Advertise your engagement with us, call 604-575-5555

604-537-4140 SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

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Renovations & Repairs Tile Work & Rubbish Removal.

2 HUNGRY PAINTERS JUST SIMPLY BETTER Int./Ext. + Power Washing. 75 years exp. combined 604-467-2532

Email: hoot&owl@telus.net

A-1 EXTERIOR/ INTERIOR. Quality job, senior rates, free est, residential, commercial. Refs. 15 yrs exp. No job too small.Call 604-476-0766

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

Aluminum patio cover, sunroom, gates, alum roof. 604-782-9108 www.PatioCoverVancouver.com

D Free estimates D Insured Licensed D References Residential D Pressure Washing

Scott 604-891-9967

Moon Construction Building Services. Your Specialists in; • Concrete Forming • Framing • Siding 604.218.3064

SUNDECKS

$45/Hr

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

HOOT & OWL

Gary 604-339-5430

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MOVING & STORAGE

Local & Long Distance

DUTCH TOUCH

www.jonesbroscartageltd.com

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

AFFORDABLE MOVING

604-463-3644 604-861-1490

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GrassSBranchesSLeavesSWeeds $59.00 Per Ton

NO Wood byproducts used

604-465-3189 Your One Stop Shop For All Your Home Improvement Needs...

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

When QUALITY Matters

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MISC SERVICES

Meadows Landscape Supply

all soils are tested for Optimum growing requirements.

HOME of Your Dreams!

Pick-up........or.......Delivery 604-462-8652 or 604-290-8683 Web Site www.riversand.ca Email: atandh@riversand.ca

Fully INSURED

D Garden Blend Soil D Lawn Blend Soil D Custom Blends avail. D Composted Mushroom Manure

15% SENIORS DISCOUNT lawn cuts, aerating, power-raking, pruning, hedge trimming, trees, 23 yrs. exp. Free est. Brad 778-552-3900

Turf Blend Garden Blend Mushroom Manure River Sand 3ml Top Dressing Ag Sand • Gravel - Quarry Material Whole Sale Prices for Construction Material Open to the public 25450 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge

Spring clean ups

Call (604)763-8795

SCREENED TOPSOIL MUSHROOM MANURE BARK MULCH 604-467-3003

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317 All aspects of Landscaping and Maintenance,Strata, Commercial, Residential, Pavers, Patios, Retaining walls & Drainage

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

GARDENING

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Jas 778-896-4065 Bell 604-339-2765

YOUR LOCAL DEPOT

Professional Installation

Cleaning & Repairing

25 year of experience. Call for your FREE estimate.

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

M.T. GUTTERS

778.885.7074 Trent Reisinger

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New and Re-Roof Specialist Residential & Commercial. Shakes, Shingles and Duroid.

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS

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(#102055) Bonded

Always! deliver Top soil, bark mulch, sand & gravel. 7days/wk. Simon 604-230-0627 will spread

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

DRYWALL

ELECTRICAL

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

Call Ian 604-724-6373

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

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

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PAINT SPECIAL

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

PRESSURE WASHING POWER WASHING GUTTER CLEANING

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

UNIQUE CONCRETE DESIGN

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• Estate Services • Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses & More!

.Enterprise Plumbing, Heaitng, Gasfitting

Running this ad for 8yrs

Specializing in steel stud’s, T Bar ceilings, Boarding & Taping All Textured ceilings & Painting Any size job ~ 33 years exp Call Mike (604)463-2296 or 778-996-2296 or Jay 604-722-6197

JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly

JOBS: Whether you’re looking to find or fill a position, this is where your search begins.

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

HERFORT CONCRETE

JMYK Contracting Local Co

RECYCLE-IT!

www.recycleitcanada.ca

16897 Windsor Road Pitt Meadows

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CONCRETE & PLACING

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RUBBISH REMOVAL

604.587.5865

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Kitchens, Bathrooms, Flooring, Drywall, Garages, Decks & more * 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE* INSURED ~ WCB

MLG ENTERPRISES All Aspects Landscaping & Garden Solutions

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

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 524

UNDER $200

ADULT TWIN Mates bed with 3 good drawers, mattress 5yr warr. Child outgrew. $150. 604-465-4998

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WW ANYTHING OF VALUE WW Single items to entire households

463-4449 or 209-6583 MATTRESSES staring at $99 Tree removal done RIGHT! • Tree & Stump Removal • Certified Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~

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

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PETS

MOVIE PROJECTOR brand new! $800. COMPUTER ~ Windows XP with printer $250. (604)463-6756

604-787-5915, 604-291-7778

1 & 2 Bdrs from $765/

GREAT LOCATION

Queen Anne Apts.

FEED & HAY

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

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PETS

BLUE NOSE PITT BULLS, puppies, 1st shots, vet ✔, dewormed. $700. (604)530-0336 BLUE NOSE STAFFORDSHIRE puppies, 7 wks. old, black, brown, gray colours $350. (604)723-4501 BORDER COLLIE pups born Mar 6, 2012. Registered. Strong trialing & working pedigree. Vet checked. 1st shots. $500. 604-854-6637 Abbts CAIRN Terriers. Shots, dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. Over 20 years of referrals. 604-807-5204, 604-592-5442 or 604-854-1978 CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866 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 Golden Retriever, 1 male/1 female, 2 & 3 yrs old, good temperament. $500. (604)795-0118/(604)7963026. No Sunday calls

HORSE 15 Year old 14-3 Bay Andalusian mare. Sensitive horse for confident tactful rider. Owner retired. $8500 obo TO A GOOD HOME. Call 604-534-6152 (Langley). LAB PUPS, Chocolate, $700. vet ch, dew-claws rem. 1st shots, dewormed. qual. lines (604)702-0217

Assortment of tools and equipment for sale. Incl. lazier level, new 53” rigid table saw, new Yamaha scooter,2 bicycles (new). Phone (604)524-3044. STEEL BUILDING - BLOWOUT SALE! 20X26 $5,199. 25X28 $5,799. 30X42 $8,390. 32X56 $11,700. 40X50 $14,480. 47X76 $20,325. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422.

REAL ESTATE 627

WE BUY HOUSES! Older House • Damaged House Moving • Estate Sale • Just Want Out • Behind on Payments Quick Cash! • Flexible Terms! CALL US FIRST! 604-626-9647

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS 1978 14x60 2bdrm in Ruskin park $39,900 & New SRI single & double wides from $84,900. 604-830-1960.

INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities.

12186-224 St, Maple Ridge Certified Crime Free Buildings

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PUGS pure bred. 5M 1F, no papers 1st shots, dewormed, 8 wks old fawn & red $800 (604)826-1037 SPRING TIME - Springer cross pups, 6 mos, 1st shots, $450. 604823-6739, afternoons/evenings.

OTHER AREAS

CORTES ISLAND BC. Tranquility is yours for $309,500. 3 bedroom on 1.3 acres at Smelt Bay. Attached workshop. Sun deck. Fenced garden. Ocean peek. 604-789-2492

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO #1 IN RENTALS (Since 1990)

Professional Property Management Services P.Meadows Brand New. Solaris Towers. 2 bdr+den & 3 bdr+den 5appls, nr WCE,shops,prks,schls Now,refs,ns/np. Start@$1350/mo Pitt Meadows. 3 Bdrm Old Timer Country home on Advent Road. Large yard, pet ok. $1100/mo.

Call 604-464-7548 COQUITLAM WW Plateau. Two 2 bdrm condos, near all amens, Douglas Coll, schools, Aquatic Cntr & Coq Ctr. 6 appli’s, storage, fitness centre. NS/NP. 1 in Silver Springs $1295 and 1 near City Hall $1275. Avail June 1st. Call 604-941-3259.

STND POODLE pups 8 wks, vac, dewormed, CKC reg, parents on site, apricot $1500. 604-496-1180

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523

UNDER $100

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)

2 BICYCLES “Shimano” 6 spd, full suspension, Size 20” wheel., caliper brakes $50.ea exc 604-465-4998

MAPLE RIDGE Central Mature Adult building 1 Bdrm apt., newly reno’d u/g parking,cable incld $600$650/mo, n/p, ref’s, For appoint 11am to 5pm (778)327-8405.

8 DRAWER DARK WOOD DRESSER with beautiful mirror Special $80.obo 604-465-4998

Maple Ridge Swan Court Apartments

ACOUSTIC GUITAR includes tuner, metronome. Great condition. $60. obo (604)465-4998 “HEELEYS” (boys size 4 shoes) black suede. Paid $84 deal at $30 (604)465-4998

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

SUITES, UPPER

Pitt Meadows $1400

2 Upper floor Farm house 4 bedrooms, Floor-Ceiling F/P. Large kitchen, enste. Sundeck, 1 Garage. Lots of space.

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

845

2011 HONDA CRV 4 wd, Auto, silver. Loaded. Local car. $21,500: 10000k. Call 604-551-1377.

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

838

RECREATIONAL/SALE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

The Scrapper

Brookside Rlty Dave 604-240-3523

Brookside Rlty Dave 604-240-3523

741

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

MAPLE RIDGE

AVAILABLE NOW

604-463-3000

1 & 2 BDRM SUITES

MAPLE RIDGE: Prime Retail office space 2500 sf. 224th & McIntosh 2nd flr above Jim’s Pizza. Avail. now. Reasonable. (604)230-3058

Heat, hot water & parking. Close to stores & schools.

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

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

Maple Ridge

Glenwood Manor Apartments 1 & 2 Bdrms from $695 & $860 & 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

WESTGATE APTS Under New Management Large 2 bdrm stes available. Incudes heat, hot water, large balconies. Close to transit.

Call 778-788-1845

752

TOWNHOUSES

3 BD townhouse for rent July 1st. Family complex West MR $1300/mnth plus utilities. Small pet ok. Ref req. 778-240-7504 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

TRANSPORTATION 810

1987 FORD Econoline Class “C” RV 29ft, well kept cond., 95,000kms, sleeps 6. $4500. 604-477-4549

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847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

1997 WILDWOOD 26’ 5th wheel, great cond., stored inside, new tires & fridge, A/C, micro, incl. hitch, only $7,900. Phone 604-858-2949.

AUTO FINANCING

PASTURE 1999 FORD 350 BPlus Motorhome with V10 motor, fully equip., exc. cond. $15,000 obo 604-462-1499

ROOMS FOR RENT

2000 29ft Class A Winnebago Brave Motorhome, 28,200 miles, $29,900. Call (604)942-3669

$75 OFF 1ST MONTH

Rooms from $445/mo. Fully Furn, weekly maid service, cable TV, private bath, on bus route, 5/min walk to commuter rail.

2004 ITASCA SPIRIT 29.4 ft. Class C motorhome, 50,000km. 2 slide outs, awnings, generator & ext. warranty. Exc. cond. $42,900. 604856-8177 / 604-308-5489(Aldergrv)

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

Haney Motor Hotel

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UTILITY TRAILER, Snowbear 4x4 steel sides, 1500 lb. GVW. Hardly used. Perfect for spring clean-up. $400. 604-575-5319.

MAPLE RIDGE Private rooms (WiFi & cble) shrd. limited kitchen, bath, lndry. $400/mo. Ph. 778-893-2750.

WHAT’S YOUR HOME WORTH THIS YEAR?

747

BRUCE and RENE POLLON RE/MAX LifeStyles Realty

RV PADS

S Incl heat/hot wtr, wndw cvrngs S Close to bus stop S Walk to shpng/medical/WCE S Across from park w/Mtn views S Gated parking and Elevator S Adult oriented building S References required CALL FOR APPOINTMENT

604-464-3550 W.W.PLATEAU Montreux bldg 2bdrm, 2bath, 2 prkg, clse to amens. $1295. NP/NS June 1. 604-941-3259, 604-809-3259

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

717

FARMS

Maple Ridge $500

4 box-stall BARN with full hay-loft. Just over one acre. $500/mo

736

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS

MAPLE RIDGE, Central: 5/bdrms, 3/bath fresh paint, CDS, dbl gar, 2,000sf . Nr all amens & schls. N/P, N/S. $2000/mo (604)785-8851. MAPLE RIDGE Central.Sunny 3bdr up, fin bsmt,deck, fnc’d b/yrd, quiet, N/S. Jun1. $1440. 604-464-5671.

2 hr. Service www.a1casper.com (604)209-2026

All Makes, All Models. New & Used Inventory.

1-888-229-0744 or apply at: www.greatcanadianautocredit.com Must be employed w/ $1800/mo. income w/ drivers license. DL #30526

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

2 BR Ste West side. Avail April 25 Open floor plan, close to shops and buses. Fenced yard sep entrance

Brookside Rlty Dave 604-240-3523

MAPLE RIDGE beautiful 1 bdrm ste custom f/p, designer kitch, 5 appls, June 1. Park like acreage. $1050. utils incl. N/P. 604-240-8358

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

MAPLE RIDGE Ctrl; bright 2 bdrm 5 appls, avail June 1, $1050/mo incl utils. Call: 604-463-1035 or 604765-1035 (after 2:30pm). MAPLE RIDGE. NEWER 2 bdrm bsmt. Incl lndry, gas/elec, $800/mo. Avail now. NP/NS. 604-466-2914.

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SUITES, UPPER

Maple Ridge $1400

Upper floor Farm house 4 bedrooms, 2 wood F/P’s. Sundeck, carport, Lots of space

Brookside Rlty Dave 604-240-3523 MAPLE RIDGE ~ Thornhill area

Newer 4 Bdrm. bsmt. entry 2 lvl. home, Games room, large kitchen, family room, living room, 3 appl’s, near 2 schools $1900 incls. hydro & gas. Available Now!

604.462.0351

Re: The estate of MARGARET DIANE CHAPMAN, deceased, formerly of 9357 Stittle Road, Powell River, BC. Creditors and others having claims against the estate of Margaret Diane Chapman are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Co-Executors c/o Villani & Company, #103 – 7020 Duncan Street, Powell River BC V8A 1V9 on or before June 11th, 2012, after which date the Co-Executors will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Co-Executors then have notice. Co-Executors: Marjorie Patricia Pastro and Debora Kathleen Van Dok Solicitor for Executors: Stacey K. McCausland

MAPLE RIDGE Balsalm St & 134 Ave. brand new 2 bdrm bsmt ste. incld’s hydro & gas, alarm & A/C, No pets . N/S (604)773-3912

HOMES FOR RENT

EAST Maple Ridge Home for rent on acreage, lots of storage and parking. 3 bed, 1 bath lots of room for family. $1,250 per month incl. some caretaking duties. Avail. immed.. Contact Terry 604-6716055.

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

We Will Pay You $1000

Maple Ridge $900.

PORT COQUITLAM N. 1/bdrm bthrm, priv entry, fnced yd. $725 incl util. Avail. now (604)825-8288

COQUITLAM - bright spacious, 4 bdrm. 2 bath, 2 kitchen, W/D, fenced yard, alarm, W/D, cls. to amens. $1995/mo. 604-936-4827 or 604-936-4824 for more info.

845 TOP CA$H PAID TODAY For SCRAP VEHICLES!

Auto Loans or

MAPLE RIDGE 1 bdrm. bsmnt. suite, utils. incl. Own w/d. N/S. $750 + D.D. June 1. (604)345-3934

MAPLE RIDGE quiet 2 bdrm SxS duplex, fncd yard, pri setting. Avail June 1. N/P. $850. 604-240-8358

3BDRM + DEN, 2.5BTH (2 Floors) Grand living rm; kitchen w/island; balcony. 2 car garage. N/P N/S. $1600/mo+util. (604)721-9488

GUARANTEED

SUITES, LOWER

Brookside Rlty Dave 604-240-3523

2006 wide deep V Lund 15 hp Merc 4 stroke, easy loader trailer, Scotty down rigger, Scotty rod holders, Hummingbird fish finder, 2 swivel seats, canvas cover. As new, package deal $6000. (604)520-6512

TRUSTED NAMES !

1-800-910-6402

BURNABY, GRND lvl 1 bdrm ste, Edmonds area, spacious & recently reno’d, 6 appls incl W/D, nr. skytrain, $800/mth. Avail now through June 1. Call 604-777-9943.

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

BOATS

604-816-3366

MAPLE RIDGE. 1 bdrm. N/s, n/p. Dewdney. male pref. Meals not included. $450 mo. (604)462-1321

750

912

office 604-513-2300

DreamCatcher Auto Loans “0” Down, Bankruptcy OK Cash Back ! 15 min Approvals www.PreApproval.cc DL# 7557

1 Bdrm suite $765 1 Bdrm & den suite $835 2 Bdrm corner suite $900

MARINE

BIG FOOT SIGHTINGS! New 2012 bigfoot Campers have arrived only at Mike Rosman RV! 1-800-6670024 www.rosmanrv.com

Call 604-467-3944

748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

PORT COQUITLAM

TRUCKS & VANS

1997 FREELINER 17’ cube van, short whl. base, 6 spd. manual, cat motor, 411mi. $6900 604-723-4501 1998 TOYOTA TACOMA 4X4 new shocks, alarm, hwy kms, good condition. $12,000 obo. 778-891-4501 2007 FORD F150 XLT 4 X 4, only 70 km, new tires & brakes, dark blue, excellent cond. $19,900. Phone 604-858-2949 2009 DODGE 150 HEMI PICK UP with canopy, rhino lined, loaded, 8000 original km’s, show room condition. 26,000 OBO. (604)613-3727

2011 WINDRIVER 230 RKS, loaded, total length 28’9”. Asking $26,000/obo. Will take small trade & cash. Don (778)344-8047.

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

MAPLE RIDGE ~ RV pads for rent $425/mo. cable incl’d Suit mature adult. Sm pet OK. (604)306-5752

2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $6450 firm. Call 604-538-4883

851

PASTURE FOR RENT $100/month (604)771-1502 Zora

&

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE www.dannyevans.ca

751

MAPLE RIDGE $1900 4 BR & 3 Baths. Open plan with view. Gas F/P, Rec RM, S/S appls, patio, garage, Walk to WCE.

604-463-7450 604-463-2236

HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

HOMES FOR RENT

RENTALS

Clean, very quiet, large,

New SRI *1152 s/f dblwide $77,900 *14x70 full gyproc single wide, loaded $66,900. Repossessed Mobiles & Modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960.

LAB Yellow X Golden Retriever pups. Family/farm raised. Vet ✓, shots, short hair, parents exc temper. F$695.M $595. 604-835-0305. 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

HOMES WANTED

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* Renovated Suites *

RETIRED DRYWALL CONTRACTOR.

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APARTMENT/CONDO

mo

MISC. FOR SALE

**HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348

RENTALS

MAPLE RIDGE

“Since 1987” $$CASH $$ for your furniture, tools, electronics, antiques, appliances, computers & collectibles.

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FURNITURE

#1 Cash Buyer

Andrew 604-618-8585 $ Best Rates $

RENTALS

Need A Ride, Drive Today. Take $500 to $5000 Cash Home. Carter Credit 1.888.688.1837

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in May, $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

1997 CHEVY CAMARO Z28 convertible, triple black, 350 V8, 6 spd manual. Lthr., fully loaded. 185K. $6200 obo (604)723-4501 2001 CAVALIER 142K, 4 cyl, auto, 4 door, drives great, Perelli tires, just AirCared, $1900. 778-893-4866 2008 PONTIAC WAVE, 4 dr sedan, auto, high kms. runs/looks good, white, $3300 firm. 604-538-9257.

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 1994 Hyundai, 11317 km, brand new air conditioner, excellent condition. $8500 (604)463-6756 2005 HONDA CIVIC SI, silver, 4 dr, 5 sp, fully loaded, 90 K, s.roof, $6,600. Call 604-551-1377.

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In the Matter of Part 3.1 (Administrative Forfeiture) of the Civil Forfeiture Act [SBC 2005, C. 29] the CFA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT: On May 6, 2010, at 12000 Block of Skillen Street Maple Ridge BC, Peace Officer(s) of the Ridge Meadows RCMP seized, at the time indicated, the subject property, described as: $2,630 CAD, on or about 20:14 Hours. The subject property was seized because there was a warrant authorized by the court pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act of Canada to seize evidence in respect of offences under section 5(2) (possession for purpose of trafficking) and section 7(1) (production of substance) CDSA. Notice is hereby given that the subject property, CFO file Number: 2012-985, is subject to forfeiture under Part 3.1 of the CFA and will be forfeited to the Government for disposal by the Director of Civil Forfeiture

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


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*1.99% APR purchase financing is available on a new 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX and 2012 Honda Civic 4D LX 5MT model FB2E4CEX. 84-month term available on 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX and 2012 Honda Civic 4D LX 5MT model FB2E4CEX. Based on a representative agreement using an offered pricing of $16,473.68/$19,235 for the new 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX/2012 Honda Civic 4D LX 5MT model FB2E4CEX with a financed amount of $16,473.68/$19,235, downpayment is $0, bi-weekly payment is $97/$113.35, total finance obligation is $17,668.56/$20,629.70. Offer includes freight & PDI. Taxes are extra. #Using a finance price of $16,473.68 for a 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX at a rate of 1.99% APR, the cost of borrowing for an 84 month term is $1,194.88, bi-weekly payment is $97, total finance obligation is $17,688.56. Finance price includes freight & PDI. Taxes are extra and required at the time of purchase. Other terms available and vary by model. Finance term available only through Honda Canada Finance Inc. **The advertised MSRP of $16,485 2012 Honda Civic Sedan DX 5MT model FB2E2CEX includes freight & PDI, plus a cash discount of $11.32. The selling price adjustment applies to the purchase and is deducted from the negotiated pre-tax price and cannot be combined with subsidized purchase financing or leasing rates. All prices include freight & PDI of $1,495. PPSA, license, insurance, taxes, and other dealer charges are extra and may be required at the time of purchase. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer trade may be necessary on certain vehicles. Finance on approved credit for qualified customers only. †Step up financing cost is based on the Civic 4D LX 5MT model FB2E4CEX. Bi-weekly payment is $113.35 not including taxes and levies. #/*/**/† Offers valid from April 1st, 2012 through April 30th, 2012 at participating Honda retailers. Offers valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offers subject to change or cancellation without notice. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.bchonda.com or see your Honda retailer for full details.

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