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Mother’s Day always special for family of 10 Secret to raising large family is providing structure and plenty of love

by Martin van den Hemel

by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter A 70-year-old North Vancouver woman has been charged after she allegedly grabbed a flight attendant around the neck during an Air Canada flight from London, England to Vancouver International Airport earlier this year. Moira Evelyn Gentry made her first appearance in Richmond provincial court this week in connection with the Jan. 4 incident. Richmond RCMP Staff Sgt. Dave Conrod told The Richmond Review Thursday that Gentry was displaying occasional erratic behaviour during the inbound flight to Vancouver. When a flight attendant approached her, Gentry allegedly grabbed her around the neck, Conrod said. Gentry was later restrained and kept in her seat, and was arrested after the plane landed at Vancouver International Airport. She volunteered to go to Richmond Hospital, and was held for further examination. Gentry, who has been released, is scheduled to make her next Richmond provincial court appearance on June 5 at 10:30 a.m.

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very morning at 6 o’clock sharp, Julia Dee rolls out of bed, gathers her nine-monthold daughter Lucy for her feeding, and takes a half an hour to gather herself in prayer for the wonders of the day to come.

Martin van den Hemel photo Mother Julia Dee and her eight children.

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“Otherwise, I can be a little grouchy,” she said with a smile as she sat at a large rectangular dining table Tuesday morning, beside her husband Stephen, their eight children and a steaming cup of coffee. It’s breakfast time, and the kids—some dressed in school uniforms, others still in pajamas or diapers—are scooping rice, asking for more bacon, pouring milk from a jug, or chomping on a piece of chicken. It’s a distinctly rich Filipino breakfast. Large families were once much more commonplace, but the economic realities of the 21st century mean these days, a family with eight kids is relatively rare, and will often turn heads. But all Julia and Stephen see are blessings and the familiar. Julia is from a family of 11 children, and Stephen has eight siblings, so both are accustomed to being around plenty of kids, whether sisters and brothers, or children of siblings and cousins. Ranging in age from nine months to 13 years, the Richmond chapter of the Dee clan is continuing a sizable family tradition. The gathering of 10 at breakfast is anything but chaotic on this particular morning, as some children chatted as they ate, others played quietly by themselves, and still others were distracted by the presence of a photographer on this crisp overcast spring morning at their East Richmond home. In Julia’s and Stephen’s families, mothers have always been strong figures, and that’s something that’s been carried over in Julia. “I’ve always been a sports girl, and with that you’re always disciplined,” said Julia, who recalls playing tennis with her dad each day before school. “But you can’t just expect them (children) to be disciplined. You have to be disciplined too.” Even as she’s pulling one young child down from the top of a bench next to a window—“she’s the dramatic one”—another is all smiles, fiddling with food as she’s perched in a high chair. See Page 18

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Martin van den Hemel photo The five-mile long Steveston jetty is temporarily the home to a migrating colony of California sea lions.

Steveston jetty home to sea lions For the next few weeks, they’ll be sunning themselves off Garry Point

by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter For the next few weeks, a migrating colony of sea lions will be basking in the sun off Garry Point Park. Steveston EcoTours’ Bruce Livingston took The Richmond Review for a boat trip to see the large animals barking as waves crashed into the rocky five-mile-long jetty that extends

west of Lulu Island. The sea lions will head out for mating grounds on the coast of Washington State in early June, Livingston said. Since mid-March, interest in coastal tours has picked up for locals entertaining out-of-town visitors. A one-hour round trip to visit the jetty— plenty of time for amateur photographers to snap shots of the animals, who were joined by more than a dozen bald eagles on this particular

Car dealership in full bloom for Richmond Food Bank Eco-friendly BMW dealership gets a little greener with rooftop vegetable garden by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Auto West BMW technicians got their hands dirty yesterday morning—but not with grease. Staff helped plant a 680-square-foot vegetable garden on the roof of the Cambie Road auto dealership, pushing tomato, pepper, bean, onion and squash seedlings into a soil box the size of a bowling lane. Once ready, the vegetables will be donated to the Richmond Food Bank—along with fruit from existing rooftop berry bushes and multi-variety apple trees. The garden bed was previously filled with ornamental plants. But the dealership believed it could do more to help local families in need. “We just looked at it and thought this would be a better use of our upper garden,” said Pete Sargent, project development manager, surveying the food bank garden. The garden will be tended by a staff committee. Another smaller garden bed is reserved for staff to grow their own food. Growing vegetables is just the latest green project for Auto West. The dealership also maintains five bee hives on the roof, along with other ornamental beds. Solar and wind power are harvested, water is recycled and geothermal heating and cooling is utilized.

Thursday morning—costs $25 per person, for a minimum of four people. A two-hour trip is $40 per person, for a minimum of four people. The range of the California sea lion extends from as far north as Alaska, and south, as far as Mexico. For more about Steveston EcoTours, visit www. stevestonecotours.com or call 604-277-6205. •See richmondreview.com for more photos of sea lions and eagles.

Summer Night Market returns this weekend by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter Bring on the bamboo rice and butter chicken, the Summer Night Market makes its return to Richmond this weekend. The Asian-themed market on Vulcan Way opens tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. and continues each weekend until Sept. 16. The opening marks the fifth year for the market on the site, located behind Home Depot. Retail and food vendors—220 so far—will line the paved site, which will be accessible by Canada Line users via a free “door-to-door” shuttle service linked to Bridgeport Station, according to operator Paul Cheung of Lions Communications. New attractions this year include a space shuttle simulator, an enhanced children’s play zone, vehicle displays, motorcycle nights and fashion shows. Nightly entertainment, souvenir giveaways and prizes will also be on offer. Street parking is available in the area, and pay parking is offered on-site. Admission to the market is free. Another Asian-themed market, the Richmond Night Market, opens May 18 next to River Rock Casino Resort, and runs until Oct. 8.

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First-quarter ‘favourable’ for city Housing starts expected to climb by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter B.C.’s housing market is expected to move upwards this year and next, and the same should hold true for Richmond, according to a new report. Housing starts are expected to climb slightly from 2011 levels in B.C. despite a slow-moving economy, according to a report from the

Nonetheless, ďŹ rst-quarter ďŹ nancial results for Richmond show the city is off to a “favourable start,â€? noted Sanghera. The city issued 294 building permits in the ďŹ rst quarter, down from the 335 issued in the same time last year. The value of permits also decreased, but city ofďŹ cials are expecting this trend to reverse once development applications received last year are processed. The city received 50 development applications—required for all new construction—in the ďŹ rst quarter of 2012, a 42.9 per cent increase over the ďŹ rst three months of 2011.

city’s ďŹ nance department. “This forecast is also expected to hold true for Richmond as evident by the number of demolitions, which has increased for the quarter by 8.1 per cent from the same quarter last year,â€? said accounting manager Nashater Sanghera, in her report. The housing market is considered key in determining the city’s economic outlook. Median selling prices fell slightly in the first three months of 2012—dropping 1.8 per cent for detached homes, 0.9 per cent for townhouses and 2.8 per cent for apartments.

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Martin van den Hemel photo Julia Dee and her eight children. ASSISTANT ADVERTISING MANAGER ELANA GOLD, 604-247-3704 elanag@richmondreview.com SALES ROB AKIMOW, 604-247-3708 roba@richmondreview.com COLLIN NEAL, 604-247-3719 collinn@richmondreview.com LESLEY SMITH, 604-247-3705 lesley@richmondreview.com TORRIE WATTERS, 604-247-3707 torrie@richmondreview.com JAMES TENG, 604-247-3714 jamest@richmondreview.com

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EDITORIAL: A day of honour for lifelong sacrifices

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others will have their special day this Sunday, but if there’s anybody who deserves so much more, it’s moms. For those fortunate enough to have loving mothers in their lives, imagine what life would be like without them.

Moms are the first to respond when there’s a cry, suddenly consumed by worry for their little ones. In the middle of the night, bedroom screams rouse her, and she’s the one whose soothing voice and warm embrace make everything better. School fundraisers wouldn’t be the same without mothers, who

aside from dedicating countless hours to cooking and cleaning, volunteer for whatever sports organization their children are involved with, from soccer and hockey to baseball and basketball. Would there even be bake sales without them? Mothers seem to undergo a metamorphosis upon giving birth.

Suddenly, all focus turns to their little ones. Somehow, they manage to survive sleepless nights and worryfilled days. And the love that they give spawns even more love, something that’s passed on from generation to generation. Here’s a toast to moms and all they do.

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something so superficial to put the health of their families or the planet in jeopardy. And then I was going to explain how there is an issue that makes women lose all sense of sanity. Women, who would normally purchase organic foods for their children, would never think of spraying a single pesticide around their gardens, will often throw caution to the wind when it comes to one issue: colour. More specifically, the colour of their hair and the lack of colour in their laundry white loads. Let me explain. More than 45% of women in Canada dye their hair. Many younger women do so with semi-permanent colour that washes out after

a few weeks. There is, however, a large percentage of women that use permanent dye, on a regular basis, to prevent grey hair from showing. It’s these permanent dyes, usually in the darker shades, that have been linked to higher rates of bladder cancer, leukemia, and NonHodgkins lymphoma. And yet, when I mention this to friends and family who do colour their hair on a regular basis (every 5 weeks!), they would rather take that risk than be seen in public with grey hari. And don’t even try to talk about what all those dyes are doing to the environment as they wash down the drain. I call it the Achilles heel of the fairer sex.

On the flip side, it’s the lack of colour in laundry whites where you also see women throwing caution to the wind. When I see anyone reaching for jugs of chlorine bleach in the grocery store, I cringe. How is it, in an age when we know how toxic chlorine is to both humans and the environment, that we still use it? My own mother-in-law (and I can talk about her in the paper because she no longer lives in Richmond) chlorine bleaches all the white t-shirts, towels, and socks on a regular basis. When I mention that hydrogen peroxide (now in most cleaning products with the word “Oxy”) is a much safer option, her eyes usually glaze over. It’s as if the whiteness of the laundry reflects the

moral integrity of the person doing the laundry. I realize that some men do laundry but I think society is more forgiving if there’s a man behind the less-than-pearly whites. Only bad mothers allow their kids to walk around in grungy t-shirts. As you can guess, my own hair is greying and my kids have stains in their shirts. If I can’t get the stain out with peroxide, I’m sure as hell not throwing the shirt away. But I have a pretty thick skin when it comes to going against “social norms.” So, as an olive branch to all of those men who feel slighted by my comments about their lawn maintenance, take heart. Women can be just as insane.


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letters Highway 91 median needs a cleanup Editor: I would like to express concern over the condition of Highway 91 between No. 6 Road and the Westminster Highway exit. I have driven this road practically every day since 1992 when I moved into Hamilton. I have witnessed the creation of the Westminister Highway overpass. I remember then the government of the day would clean the highway and it was kept for the most part safe. Since the road cleaning job was contracted out to private business the road has become neglected, and I say this largely due to the fact that the centre median has been collecting debris. This debris has damaged both my vehicles at the cost of $600 in the past year. Three comprehensive claims for damage due to projectiles. I am very concerned as the arrival of

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letters Moms need a break from sports on Mother’s Day Editor: This letter is directed to all of the wonderful Richmond Youth Sports Associations that this city is fortunate enough to have: Please leave my Mother’s Day alone. Just once make it a sports-free day, please! I, like hundreds of mothers in Richmond, spend the better part of the year making sure that uniforms are clean, equipment is ready, water bottles are ďŹ lled, snacks prepared, nutritious meals are made (often at ridiculous times and served on the run) and that my kids arrive at their practices and games on time, while I stay to encourage and support them—many moth-

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I implore you, please let the sports playing children of Richmond say their thanks to their mothers in a more ďŹ tting manner. So, Richmond youth sports associations, I challenge you to do better next year. Let’s celebrate our mothers. Mark your calendars! Sunday May 12, 2013—Mother’s Day. And while you’re at it, please block out Sunday, June 16, 2013 as well so we may fully celebrate the amazing fathers in our lives —who are often rushing home from a hard days work to coach our budding athletes. Sue Hughes Richmond

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Where money is to be made, short-cuts are the rule Editor: Re: “Don’t live in fear of genetically modified food,” Letters, Wednesday. When a respected columnist of The Richmond Review and a former Richmond alderman write divergent opinions on a current serious topic, that gets my attention. Arzeena Hamir’s April 27 column on genetically modified food made me pause. Bob Simpson’s letter of May 9 made me put “genetically modified food” on my watch list. This is what journalism should be about —raising our awareness enough to make us think and do more research. I have some comments to make on both writings. The general population would be extremely foolish to depend on vested interests to look after our general health. Where money is to be made, sadly short-cuts appear to be the rule. Recent history is replete with industrial risk-taking and deceptions resulting in wide-spread death and damage to our environment. Examples are: UFFI, asbestos insulation, statin drugs, additives to formula milk, deep-sea drilling, cigarette smoking—to name a few. Further, the public has to understand that today industry has added 80,000 chemicals to its products and only 200 are on the regulators’ watch lists. Is it small wonder that the gains in hygiene, medicine, and

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DRINKING WATER WEEK

Here in BC we often take our tap water for granted, but it is a finite resource that we should value and protect.

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Are you water wise? Take the Community Water Challenge and enter to win an exciting water-themed getaway courtesy of the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel and Helijet! It’s simple – just pledge to take one of the water wise actions below. Make your pledge at:

drinkingwaterweek.org/challenge Be Water Wise: N Limit your shower time to 5 minutes per day. N Install a low-flow fixture or appliance. Look for the WaterSense label on retail shelves across BC. NReturn unused or expired medications to the pharmacy for proper disposal. NTurn off the tap while brushing your teeth, shaving and doing dishes. NDispose of household wastes such as cleaners, paints and grease responsibly, instead of putting them down your sink or toilet.

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rise Lonesome lineup. The Richmond Review reached Malcolm by phone Thursday. How did the name Highrise Lonesome come about? “The sound of bluegrass is usually described as a high, lonesome sound, which describes the high harmony singing and the Appellation mountain music that it came from. A few years ago I wrote a song called ‘Highrise Lonesome,’ capitalizing on the spinoff of that phrase. The song was about alienation in the city, and because we live in the city and we play what is mostly viewed as rural-type music, we decided to adopt that as our band name.� Describe the band’s music. “It’s very similar to

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Community feel important when choosing a home

Feeling at home in a low-rise building When you’re looking for a home, feeling welcome in the community is often a big part of the puzzle. While high-rise architecture is popular, perhaps a low-rise development might be just what you’re looking for. “People find comfort in the smaller scale,” says Andrew Emmerson of GBL Architects. “That’s not to say there won’t still be high-rises ... but (low-rises) feel more homey to some.” One of the positive things about living in a smaller development is that you can more easily get to know your neighbours. “You’re sharing amenities with 50 instead of 500,” Emmerson says. “Low-

rise buildings are more personable in that regard.” That idea is being tested with Collection 45, an exclusive development that features 45 studio, one- and twobedroom suites on six floors in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver, with the bottom floor holding commercial space. “It’s not your typical cookie-cutter development,” says Emmerson. The neighbourhood is a blend of historic and modern, with restaurants, shopping and recreation all within walking distance. For more information, visit collection45.com or call 604-569-1555.

lend an incredible sense of space and elegance to every home, while the bathrooms are made for relaxation. His-and-hers sinks, glass shower stalls and hand-set tile flooring all combine to make for what really is the perfect bathroom. They also include some special features that are sure to impress, such as a powder room on the main floor and two parking spaces with every home. “Many of our buyers have been asking for a bathroom on the main level,” says Kasahara. “We were able to achieve that in all of these floorplans,

and expect it to be a huge selling feature here at Bishop Creek.” The private garages on every home feature a bonus room off of them, which Kasahara says can be used as extra storage space or a media room. “We call it the ‘Man Cave’,” he says, adding that it’s “the perfect space for a big-screen TV, couch and bar fridge.” The townhomes are built in a Craftsman style, with wood and brick accents and plenty of outdoor space, including private decks and patios. The development itself includes a landscaped park with a playground, and is bordered by the Bishop Creek itself and Harold Bishop Elementary School. The location also offers easy access to Highway 1. The sales centre will open this summer, and buyers will be able to take possession before the next school year starts. Homes at Bishop Creek start in the mid $300,000s. For more information, visit www.bluetreehomes.ca or call 604588-0005.

‘An exceptional home-buying experience’

Finding the perfect home easy at Bishop Creek by Kerry Vital

Bluetree Homes prides itself on being “your friendly neighbourhood builder,” and with their newest development, Bluetree Homes at Bishop Creek, they’re continuing to create a reputation for beautiful homes suitable for any homeowner. “We don’t just build homes; we promise to build your trust, answer your questions and make buying your home relaxed and stress-free,” says Bluetree general manager of sales and marketing Yosh Kasahara. “We aim to deliver an exceptional home-buying experience, from start to finish, and provide the outstanding homeowner care that our company is so well-known for.” Lead by ParkLane Homes’ Chief Operating Officer Ben Taddei, Bluetree is aiming to set the standard for great home-buying experiences. ParkLane

has over 30 years of experience in the home-building market, and was recently the recipient of eight 2012 Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association Ovation Awards for excellence in new home design. The 56 townhomes at Bishop Creek come in a variety of two- and threebedroom floorplans, ranging from 1,528 to 1,709 square feet. Located just minutes from Guildford Town Centre, homeowners are able to live in a quiet family-friendly neighbourhood while still being close to everyday amenities. Surrounded by parkland, the homes at Bishop Creek are full of the beautiful amenities that Bluetree is known for, including stone countertops complemented by a hand-set tile backsplash, stainless-steel appliances and shaker-style wood cabinetry with brushed nickel hardware in the kitchen. The nine-foot ceilings and laminate hardwood flooring on the main floor

We don’t just build homes; we promise to build your trust, answer your questions and make buying your home relaxed and stress-free,” says Bluetree general manager of sales and marketing Yosh Kashara.

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Bluetree Homes is continuing to build their reputation for beautiful homes with their newest development, Bluetree Homes at Bishop Creek. With Craftsman-style architecture and plenty of outdoor space, the exteriors have great curb appeal and feature wood and brick accents, while the interiors are spacious and inviting.


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We’re Bluetree. We don’t just build homes, we promise to build your trust, answer your questions, and make buying your home relaxed and stress-free. From single-family homes to modern apartments, from suburban to urban, Bluetree is building homes to suit every lifestyle. And there’s much more to come. Register online and be first to hear about new Bluetree communities.

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Bill passed away suddenly but peacefully at his Richmond home at age 64. He’ll be missed by all and lovingly remembered by his wife Evelyn; his sons Marshall (Krista) and Robert (Joy), his daughter Victoria, his grandchildren Jessica, Anessa, Carter and Kennedy, his sisters Gail (Robert), Carroll and Marsha (Gerald), nieces, nephews and cousins and their extended families, his many friends and brothers and sisters in Christ. The Memorial Services was held at Richmond Alliance Church, 11371 #3 Road, Richmond, BC on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 1:00 pm. Also a Memorial Service will be held at Westshore Alliance Church, 2207 Millstream Rd., Victoria, BC on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm.

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THOME, Evelyn Janet (nee Vennard) May 6, 1919 – May 6, 2012 Evelyn passed away peacefully at Mountain View Manor on Sunday morning, May 6, 2012 on the day of her 93rd birthday. Evelyn and her twin brother Everett were born in Chinook, Alberta to Astessa and Levi Vennard. Predeceased by her husband Herbert in 1999, sister Beulah, brothers Emmett, Raymond, Freddie and Everett. Evelyn will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Betty (Neil), son Don (Faye),grandchildren Carmen,Tyler,Jordan (Carrie), great-grandchildren Ryder, Dylan, Sophia, sister Tressa and sisters-in-law Rose, Bertha, Ruth, Muriel, Eileen and many nieces and nephews. Mom will be remembered for her easy smile, kindness, generosity and love of family. Nothing pleased Mom (Nana) more than to have her family with her to share a family dinner. We will all miss her dearly, but will take comfort in knowing she is at peace and with our wonderful Dad (Baba). Loved by many, she will be missed by all who knew her. The family would like to thank the staff at Augustine House and Mountain View Manor for their outstanding care and compassion for Evelyn. A Celebration of Evelyn’s life will take place on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 1:30 pm at Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Ladner, BC with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in memory of Evelyn to a charity of your choice. Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040

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The BMO Vancouver Marathon is Canada’s largest destination marathon at the 41st BMO Vancouver Marathon. After several years of declining enrollment, the organizers decided it was time to capitalize on the city’s natural beauty, creating a point to point course that showcased the very best of Vancouver, including Queen Elizabeth Park, Spanish Banks, Kitsilano and Stanley Park. According to Forbes Magazine (Jan. 2012 issue), the BMO Vancouver Marathon is now ranked in the top 10 destination marathons in the world. It’s also officially Canada’s largest marathon. The marathon in its 41st year has come a long way since

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BORDER COLLIE pups born Mar 6, 2012. Registered. Strong trialing & working pedigree. Vet checked. 1st shots. $500. 604-854-6637 Abbts

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

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Sat May 12th, 8am-2pm. 10231 Defoe St. (#2 Rd/Williams)

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

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ALDERGROVE 7 bdrm, 4 bath, 9 yrs old, 2 a/g stes on 1st floor, 4 bdrms up, open concept kitchen with island, crown moldings, south backyrd. $579,900. (604)856-4721 REDUCED! 3Bdrms, 2baths, totally reno’d in & out, 6 new appli’s on 1.5 acres with year round creek. All Services. Burns Lake, B.C. Private. $125,000 firm. Call (250)675-5508

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CARS - DOMESTIC

1193 Taurus, 4dr 130Km. Just like new. Aircared. $650. Pictures available. 604-996-8734 1985 CADILLAC SEVILLE, 4 L, loaded, all options, mint in/out. all orig, and car cover. 70 orig miles. $4500 obo. Phone (604)505-7713. 2001 Buick LeSabre - full load, fully inspected. Show Room cond. 149K’s. $5700/obo. (778)565-4334 2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING, silver, convertible, 84,000 kms. Auto. Aircared. $5,995. obo. 604-826-0519

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2006 PONTIAC Pursuit, 64K, auto, A/C, 4 cyl, runs great. several dents. $3500 firm. 778-893-4866

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2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $6000 firm. Call 604-538-4883 2007 NISSAN ARMADA SE silver 44,000 miles, 4x4, Excellent Cond! $23,400/obo. 604-309-7956 (Abby)

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1998 TOYOTA TACOMA 4X4 new shocks, alarm, hwy kms, good condition. $12,000 obo. 778-891-4501

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1998 VW Fox 4dr H/B, 5sp, 178K, excellent cond. no aircare, silver w/black int. $1250. Pictures available 604-996-8734

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2009 DODGE 150 HEMI PICK UP with canopy, rhino lined, loaded, 8000 original km’s, show room condition. 26,000 OBO. (604)613-3727

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Amsterdam is the flattest. Vancouver’s course is much better now. It really showed off our beautiful city.” Funny thing about riding in the media car, which was driven by long-time volunteer Lynn Thompson, the race was over before I knew it. No sweat, no sore legs, no looking for a quiet place to die, just “Thanks for the experience.” Nice as it was to ride in comfort, I do look forward to my next marathon on my own power. I’ll be sure to let you know when and where that will be.

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Chris Cochrane of Penticton, B.C., the marathon was everything they hoped it would be. “It was an awesome course!” Brad said at the finish area near the Olympic Cauldron. “So incredibly scenic and (it) covered so many parts of the city. The volunteers and spectators were absolutely unbelievable out there.” Jon Mahoney, retired corporate pilot, ran the race to mark his 400th career marathon. The 60-year-old Mahoney has run Vancouver 17 times and loves the new course. “New York City is still my favorite big city marathon because they have two million spectators. Paris is the most beautiful;

RICHMOND 2 bdrm g/l sep entry, renovated, NS/NP $900/mo incl utils. Avail May 15. 604-277-6853

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Furniture, clothing, toys, books and so much more. 100% of proceeds donated to local women and children shelters.

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leaders as well. It was relaxing while staying ahead of the elite pack! Ethiopia’s Gezahgn Eshetu, in his first time at Vancouver, won in 2:21:50, edging the 2011 champion, Bernard Onsare by 25 seconds. Ellie Greenwood, originally from Scotland now living in North Vancouver, was first woman across the line in 2:42:16. But that’s not what the BMO Vancouver Marathon is about. It’s a running festival with thousands of visitors from 50 countries celebrating a healthy lifestyle while doing the city tour on foot. In short, they came for a good time and they got it. For father and son, Brad and

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1972, when 45 entrants lined up for five loops around Stanley Park and only 32 finished. It all began with legendary runners Dr. Jack Taunton and Ivor Davies, founding members of the Lions Gate Road Runners. It was originally called the British Columbia Marathon. This year’s event breakdown was 5,000 in the marathon and 10,000 in the half, with excited locals and visitors alike eager to try the new routes. At 7:20 A.M. I arrived at Queen Elizabeth Park, following the masses to the start line. I looked forward to riding in the media car for the first time and getting a bird’s eye view of not just the new route but the race

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Don Fennell photo West Coast acrylic artist John Beatty of Richmond poses with one of his paintings of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery during last weekend’s Doors Open celebration in Richmond. The two-day event was an opportunity to explore over 35 of Richmond’s unique and heritage sites for free. Beatty displayed his work, along with other members of the local artists guild, at the Richmond Arts Centre’s rooftop garden.

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Three Richmond residents were among the 45 nurses recognized for excellence at the annual College of Registered Nurses of B.C. awards ceremony on April 19 at Vancouver Convention Centre. Sharon Evashkevich, Skin & Wound Management Nurse Clinician with Vancouver Coastal Health and Lesley Anne Hazon, a retired RN at Richmond Hospital, both won an Award of Excellence in Nursing Practice. Judith Kelly, operations director with Vancouver Coastal Health won an Award of Excellence in Nursing Administration.

The Richmond Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers awarded medals to students who received the highest marks in the RCM January exams. Medals were presented at the Sunday, May 6 First Class Honours recital held at Richmond Presbyterian Church. Pictured with Branch President Mimi Ho are Genevieve M.S. Joe, Olivia Hermans, Paul Huang, Crystal Lin, Christopher Mok, Matthew Wu, Michael Yutong Liu, Sarah Ortega, Marcus C.H. Lam, Diane Sojin

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