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The young man once accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at a rave in Pitt Meadows had no idea their encounter was photographed until graphic pictures went viral on the Internet. “I was embarrassed,” said Colton Ashton McMorris, who was subpoenaed to testify Tuesday at a trial for Dennis John Allen Warrington, accused of posting graphic photographs on Facebook of McMorris and the girl having sex. Warrington is charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. McMorris, who just turned 20, described the party that took place on Sept. 10, 2010 as loud and crowded. see Trial, p5

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Neighbours oppose 124th gravel pit Owners want to extract 400,000 cubic metres over two, three years by Phil M elnyc h u k staff reporter

To Katherine Wagner it defies commonsense to put a gravel pit in the middle of a suburb, but she is leaving nothing to chance. “We have to fight this for all we’re worth right now. It almost requires us to oppose it as strongly as possible, at this point,” said the former school trustee. Wagner lives on 236A Street and was

among the 150 residents who joined in a neighbourhood stroll Saturday, showing their opposition to a proposal to put in a 15acre gravel pit on two properties that total 37 acres at 236th Street and 124th Avenue. Wagner started a Facebook page on the topic, which has generated 2,800 views and drawn 11 friends, letters have been written, someone’s collecting a petition, and residents intend on showing up in strength Oct. 1 and 9, when the proposal hits Maple Ridge council’s agenda. This Friday at 7:30 p.m., there’s another meeting at Yennadon elementary for residents who don’t yet know about the plan. “I just can’t sit back and hope that com-

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mon sense rules the day,” Wagner said Monday. “We’re very hopeful that this is just an inconvenience.” People are concerned about noise, dust, heavy gravel trucks rumbling down narrow roads, dropping property values, and environmental Wagner effects, should the project go ahead. The property’s three owners (Donada Industries, Rae Glenn Industrial Develop-

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ment and Earl Bremner) want to extract gravel from the site over a two- to threeyear period. About 400,000 cubic metres of gravel would be mined, with trucks using 124th Avenue, connecting to 232nd Street as the access and exit points. Once the gravel’s removed, part of the site would be reclaimed and top soil placed, to allow for agricultural use, according to a notice sent earlier this year to the Agricultural Land Commission. The commission, in turn, ordered that a non-farm use application be filed, which first must pass Maple Ridge council. see Gravel, p10

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Breaking down walls builds better school Students at Garibaldi secondary fight bullying by sharing a laugh, and getting to know each other by Ro b er t M a n g e ls d or f staff reporter

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aughter fills the halls at Maple Ridge’s Garibaldi Secondary School this Friday morning, and a quick look inside the school’s gym reveals why.

There, more than 150 students are gathered in groups of ten or so, each giggling as they try to complete a different zany task. One group has linked arms and is trying to turn their human circle inside out. Another group is trying to turn themselves around while holding drinking straws between them with just their index fingers. “I think it was Plato who said, I can learn more about you in half hour of play than a week of conversation,” says educator Phil Boyte, as he sits on the gym bleachers, surveying the kids. “Schools spend so much time focussing on test scores, but what we’re dealing with is the heart here,” he says. “The campus becomes a safer, friendlier and more inclusive place, and the kids say, I belong here, I feel safe here, and I can thrive here, and then they can focus on their education.” Based out of Northern California, Boyte is here to lead his anti-bullying program, Breaking Down the Walls. The program is designed to improve school culture by bringing students together and allowing them to discover that they aren’t so different after all. When kids get to know each other, and know what they are going through, they are less likely to pick on them, says Boyte. But first they need to break down the walls between them. Play is critical to this process. The groups are made of a mix of boys and girls in Grades 9 to 12. At the start of the day, the students aren’t friends and barely know each other. As the students go through the fun activities they’ve been assigned, they get to know each other, and begin to develop rapport. “The idea is, how can we build trust, so they feel comfortable talking to each other?” Boyte says. “We get them talking more and more, they see they have things in com-

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Student leader Skylar Penner (in yellow shirt, above) directs a small group activity Friday morning at Garibaldi secondary as part of the Breaking Down the Walls program. Leader James Deutschmann, far right, circles his team up.

mon, and that’s how friendships get started. It’s just a stupid straw, that’s all it is, but it’s a bridge that brings kids together.” Once the kids become comfortable with each other, they go deeper. One game, Called crossing the Line, begins with Boyte asking the students questions ranging from, “Are you left-handed?”, to “Are your parents recently divorced?” Students who answer yes step forward, only to discover they are others like them. Convincing kids that they have something in common is the first step to building empathy, and bringing down the walls between them. “I’ve been on farms where animals will pick on another animal that’s deformed or different,” says Boyte. “People are the same. If someone is different, everyone laughs, and no one sticks up for them. “But we’re not all that different.” Garibaldi principal Grant Frend says the result can be emotional. “The kids are looking around and they realize I’m not the only one going through this,” he says.

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“I think they leave with an awareness that other kids are going through the same things they’re going through,” he says. “There’s more empathy. I’m hoping to see that move from the gym to hallways when we’re done.” By reaching out to students and addressing issues like social anxiety, alienation, and bullying, Frend says

the school creates a better learning atmosphere. “The reality is if kids don’t feel safe and connected, they’re not going to learn as well,” he says. “If they’re worried about safety, if they’re worried about people picking on them, they’re not focussed on learning.” The response from students has been overwhelmingly positive, says Frend, and the program will heading to Maple Ridge Secondary School next month. “I’ve been getting calls from parents all week who have heard about the program from their kids, and their kids are using words like lifechanging to describe it,” he says. “It’s some of the best feedback we’ve ever got for something we’ve done.” Student leader Keanna Mason said she was shocked when one of her good friends stepped forward when the question was asked, “Do you think you will be homeless one year from now?” “I was speechless,” says Mason. “That’s my friend, and I never ever expected that.” Through the exercises, Mason says the students got learn about each other, and knowing that everyone is through the same things makes things a bit easier. “One of the kids really opened up and got really emotional talking about how he had been bullied,” she says. “I had no idea he was going through that.” Frend said he has shocked by some of the things he heard from students. “Our school is small enough that you get to know most of the kids,” he says. “But then you go through something like this, and you realize, we don’t know them, we don’t know what they’re going through. If I was going through what some of these kids are going through, I wouldn’t leave the house, but they’re here every day giving it their best.” Mason says she, too, has been the subject of bullying. “I know how it feels, and it sucks,” she says. “But the important thing is to open up and tell somebody that it’s happening to you.” She says she also realized how her words can have an unintended effect on someone. “Bullies don’t know that they’re bullying people sometimes,” says Mason. “They’re not beating someone up, its verbal, they’re saying something, but they don’ realize how much their word might be hurting someone.” Frend says what kids are realizing here is that they all have the same fears. “They are all worried about what someone is going to think if they wear certain clothes, or something. But if everyone is worried about that stuff, why is anybody worried? Lets just let people be people.”

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His mom drove him to the party, on a farm on Harris Road, during which he consumed between six and 10 beers. McMorris was charged with sexual assault after the rave, but the charge was stayed in February after Crown found the available evidence was unlikely to land a conviction. None of the testimony he gave in court on Tuesday can be used against him. The Westview secondary grad didn’t know the 16-year-old girl until he met her on the dance floor. “We were hitting it off,” McMorris told the court. “She seemed to like me. I liked her. She was kissing me and I was kissing her. We were having a great time together.” When Crown prosecutor Wendy van Tongeren Harvey asked him whether the girl was sober or not, McMorris said the girl didn’t seem intoxicated. He claimed she eventually led him out of the barn. “She pulled me by the wrist,” said McMorris. He told the court they headed for a secluded area and sat down in tall grass, where they continued to make out. Things eventually escalated to oral sex, but did not include intercourse. “She was fine,” McMorris told Crown. “She was enjoying it.” McMorris asked the girl if she had a condom. To which he said she replied, “no.” “I had no idea if she was on birth control or not,” he said. “I just wanted to be safe.” McMorris only realized there were people watching them when someone shouted something profane. “We weren’t paying attention to those guys. I was focused on her and she was focused on me,” said McMorris. “I think these guys proceeded to get closer and that’s when it ended.” McMorris and the girl left the grassy field and headed back to the barn to find her friends. He told the court that’s when the girl realized she had lost her cell phone and figured she most likely dropped it in the tall grass. He said when the girl found her friends, they headed back to the field to look for her phone. He told the court the girl was upset and crying. “She was crying because she lost her phone,” said McMorris. “It was a $400 phone. It was a big loss.”

McMorris claimed that when one of the girl’s friends suggested they come back in the morning to look for her phone, the girl got even more upset. He said the girl blurted out to her friend: “Your dad didn’t punch you for failing English.” The court heard that McMorris, the girl and a group of her friends eventually headed to McDonald’s around 3 a.m. McMorris said he had his arm around the girl as they walked down Harris Rd. “I had left my friends to be with this girl and her friends,” he told the court. The group didn’t hang out at McDonalds for long, maybe 15 minutes. McMorris rolled marijuana into a “joint” and said everyone smoked it in a circle, then went home in cabs. When asked by Crown to describe the girl’s mood when he said goodbye, McMorris said she was not intoxicated. “She was fine … like she was at the beginning of the night.” He still had no idea his tryst with a girl in Grade 11 had been documented in photographs. He found out about the photographs when he friend called an hour later. Although he was embarrassed, McMorris said he shrugged it off and went to sleep. The friend eventually sent him a text with a photograph attached. The next day, McMorris said he was constantly being asked about the photographs on Facebook. He said he told people he had met a nice girl and one thing led to another. “I was not trying to hide anything,” he said. “I knew I had done nothing wrong.” The girl, however, continues to maintain that she did not consent to the sex. When court proceedings against McMorris came to a halt earlier this year, the girl – now a young woman – made a public plea for more witnesses to break the “code of silence” and come forward. She has yet to testify at the trial, but is expected to take the stand next week. The teenage boy, who took the photographs of McMorris and the girl, was also charged with distributing child porn. He pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of distributing obscene material and was sentence Feb. 10 to 12 months probation.

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A losing battle Municipal leaders were to vote today on a resolution calling for the appropriate level of government to decriminalize marijuana, as well research the taxation of it. The resolution was raised by the community of Metchosin at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, and suggests that B.C. is responsible for 40 per cent of all marijuana grown in Canada. The prohibition on pot is a failed policy that costs the province millions each year for police, court, jail and social services. It is hoped ending it would at least reduce those costs, redirect the money and put new tax dollars towards more worthy pursuits, such as health and education. But some believe that is much wishful thinking, since a majority of marijuana produced in Canada is exported to the U.S. and traded for guns and cocaine. Organized crime would continue to meet that demand. But what if it was reduced? Across the line, Washington, Oregon and California are considering legalizing marijuana. They could grow and tax their own. Ottawa should do the same. That won’t mean organized crime is going to stop growing marijuana, nor is organized crime going to go away. Grow-ops have gone from basements and crawl spaces to large-scale barns and portable trailers. Organized crime adapts, violence persists. And it’s not just marijuana they’re dealing, or else we wouldn’t be seeing so many young men and women dying from MDMA overdoses. But marijuana use is so widespread – an estimated 585,000 British Columbians use marijuana regularly – that prohibiting it no longer makes sense, not at the time and expense wasted fighting a losing battle. Better to regulate and tax it, and put the residual benefits to better use. – The News

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Swapping sociology for socket sets VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark’s latest employment announcement set the tone for one of the big issues in the 2013 election. Flanked by aircraft technician students at BCIT in Burnaby, Clark announced a $75-million program B.C. Views to upgrade aging Tom Fletcher trade and technical school facilities and hire instructors. And she did it with some pointed criticism of the career path chosen by many of today’s high school students. Clark introduced a student electrician, the first woman to win the senior technology education award at her high school, who then went on to get a bachelor’s degree in English and sociology. No job, so she went to BCIT. Her message was clear. The government’s pre-election budget is going to shift priorities to the huge number of skilled trades jobs that are already going begging in the north. More students will get started in high school, instead of being subsidized to wander around and find themselves with an unfocused university degree that still leaves them in need of practical skills. Shop upgrades were announced for trades training in Prince George, Kelowna and Greater Victoria. There will be new student financial aid, but it will be tied to skill programs the economy needs now.

And with the government’s financial situation, you can bet that sociology, women’s studies and the rest of the dead-end programs dear to the hearts of last year’s Occupy campers will feel the pinch. The B.C. Liberal skills training push was partly inspired by last year’s “inequality” protest, after Dawson Creek Mayor Mike Bernier waded into the Occupy Vancouver squat to hand out business cards. They need cooks and labourers as well as pipefitters up there these days, and that’s before the B.C. gas patch goes into a huge expansion for Asian exports. A version of Kevin Falcon’s “welfare air” idea to move unemployed recipients north was included in last week’s announcement by Clark and her jobs czar, Pat Bell. Called “Job Match,” it’s a $2.9-million pilot program in the Peace region. It will deliver basic education and work boots for people in that region before anyone will be flown up from Nanaimo or Nelson. Cruising along at nearly 50 per cent in the polls, the NDP have also put a heavy emphasis on post-secondary. But they’re still playing to the urban Occupy crowd, with a promise of a tax on banks to fund student grants. Instead of providing loan relief after successful completion, they’re going to hand out money at the front end, just like they did in my student days. My experience as a student, a job seeker and a parent is that free money encourages aimless study, and the selection of courses that are appealing rather

than safe investments. We already have far too much of that, and I think most students today would be better off with a bigger debt and a well-paying job. As the new trades plan was being rolled out (and mostly ignored by the Vancouver media), former finance minister Colin Hansen announced he’s retiring. It was Hansen who started the push for skills training back in 2008, emphasizing that there will be a million new jobs open by 2019, 600,000 of them due to retiring baby boomers.

There will be a million new jobs open by 2019, 600,000 of them due to retiring baby boomers.

Hansen made a sales trip to snowy Toronto to launch advertising to lure people to B.C. That effort is being revised with a series of interprovincial and international trips, because even if all 650,000 high school students graduate and go to work in B.C. from now to 2019, it won’t be enough to fill all the jobs on the horizon. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com (tfletcher@blackpress.ca).

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The News/letters ‘Destroying our downtown potential’ Editor, The News: Re: Affordable housing needed (Letters, Sept. 19). I disagree with Bob Goos, “minister of a church.” I remember when Fanny’s Fabrics was leasing the building and it was totally different – it was a neighborhood. I remember the first article I read about the Salvation Army moving in. Kathy Chui said God told her to move in there.  Seriously.  I say the Caring Place is both irresponsible and unfair to the rest of us. I don’t remember getting the memo about approving the location. Was there a town meeting? Anyone? Why don’t the citizens of Maple Ridge have a say.  I just can’t sit back and ignore this issue any longer. The Caring Place has, without any doubt in my mind, destroyed the heart of the neighborhood and, sadly, is slowly destroying our downtown core potential.   D. Ferguson Maple Ridge

Sad to see lot cleared Editor, The News: I went home at lunch the other day to find the green belt behind the Gabriola Townhouses on 237th Street and Dewdney Trunk Road being cleared.   I was so sad to see all of those trees being ripped down.  I have enjoyed such an abundance of birds and wildlife while living there that it occurred to me that would be no more. Seeing first-hand the destruction of habitat for stellar jays, crows, flickers and numerous other species of birds was really upsetting.   I guess that is the price of progress in this town. I dread seeing the desolation that will be left. Dee Slater Maple Ridge

Two wrongs not make right Editor, The News: Re: Losing democracy (News Views, Sept. 21)). The editorial asks the question, “When is a democracy not a democracy?” When a political party introduces social engineering into its policies by not allowing a large segment of society based on gender to run for office. It’s reverse sexism and discriminatory. Two wrongs don’t make it right. Cherryl Katnich Maple Ridge

online comments Plenty of gravel • Tony Rees · Vancouver, British Columbia: Haven’t the aggregate industry and the B.C. Liberals got it yet – gravel pits too close to people’s homes are inappropriate and a health risk to families in B.C. There is plenty of gravel in B.C. away from people’s homes. Gravel is not in short supply. The gravel pit permitting process is a sham, where the only studies used are bought and paid for by the industry with obvious industry bias ignored by the inspectors of mines, who are almost all hired from within the mining industry and have a bias themselves. No studies are carried out on the impacts to neighbouring residents. People in the Fraser Valley no longer need to suffer to supply the city of Vancouver with aggregate and to let the industry profit from exports while their property values plummet. Enough already.

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Keep community safe, livable Editor, The News: Today I met several community members who will be directly impacted by the open pit gravel mine being proposed for the Yennadon area.  An information table about the proposal was provided and people were encouraged to take a stroll down 124th Avenue east of 232nd to get a better view of some of the agricultural land which will be getting mined if the proposal gets accepted by council.  Attendance at the community gathering exceeded expectations. I learned that people in the vicinity of the proposed gravel pit have been living next to an undesirable neighbour for decades. The word neighbour doesn’t actually fit, since the owner lives elsewhere in our town. This owner has clear cut land that was prime habitat for a large number of local species on more than one occasion.  The clear-cutting took away cherished privacy and created erosion that added so much silt to one neighbour’s pond that nothing lives in it any more.   The stream running through the property, habitat for coho salmon, would no doubt have been adversely affected as well.  Once the land was opened up by the clear cut, numerous dirt bikers came in, creating plenty of noise on the previously wooded lot.  I understand that the owner in question has had development applications on this property turned down more than once.  I’m not cynical enough to think that

the owner deliberately destroyed the beauty and biodiversity of their property to advance their position that the land should be developed, although there are those who believe that this may have been the case. Now, to add insult to injury, we have the spectacle of an application to mine this land going to council. The fact that the owner promises to restore the land to it’s previous condition after mining the gravel to a depth of 15 meters would be one of the most laughable things I’ve heard in my life, if it wasn’t such a serious situation for the long-suffering neighbours of that community. With the type of track record this owner has, they have exactly zero credibility in the eyes of most of the people I spoke with today.  If the mining is allowed to proceed, exactly what material does this owner plan to bring back to the mine site to ‘restore’ it? Is the owner aware that restoration work would exactly double the number of trucks rumbling through this neighbourhood in the years to come?  Is there anybody out there that’s heard of a farm being created on top of an old gravel mine site? Houses, maybe, but we need to remember that this land was put into the agricultural land reserve for a reason. The people I spoke with today are well aware that the timing of this application going to council might have something to do with the passing of controversial Federal Budget Bill C-38 which has radically altered environmental law

as we’ve known it in Canada. The expectation is that court challenges to Bill C-38 will be launched and we will see more of our precious taxpayer money going to lawyers trying to defend the indefensible. Meanwhile, as we wait for the clarification we need, projects like this could potentially proceed with impunity. Other people in the Yennadon community noted that the pressure on agricultural land is especially high at this time because if the NDP forms government in Victoria next May, there’s a good chance that removing land from the ALR will become more difficult.  After all, the ALR was created in the early 1970s by the NDP government of Dave Barrett, and most members of the NDP continue to advocate for the protection of farm land for future use. The decision Maple Ridge council makes about this open pit mine should be pretty straightforward.  A resounding and swift no to this proposal would put others speculating on agricultural land in our community on notice that this council knows how to take the long term view. Council has important work ahead of it, and distractions such as this shouldn’t be allowed to take up their time. The citizens of Maple Ridge pay our mayor and councillors good money to keep our community safe and livable, and we expect them to serve us wisely when anyone tries to make a quick profit at our collective expense. Elizabeth Rosenau Maple Ridge

All of our wallets empty, land is all blacktop Editor, The News: Re: No break for Golden Ears Bridge (The News, Sept. 19). The people of Pitt Meadows have voiced their displeasure over projected property tax increases and what is the result?  The mayor and council have chosen to simply put the petition on ignore and continue on with their agenda.

More of Pitt Meadows’ residents are protesting the removal of land north of the Lougheed  Highway from the ALR by raising a petition and attending a council meeting.  Result: the mayor and council will put this protest on ignore and continue doing as they please. Who cast the deciding vote in favour of developing the entire site? 

None other than Mayor Deb Walters. It’s bad enough that the new bridges are tolled at all, but now mayor Walters wants all Lower Mainland bridges to be tolled. It appears that our mayor won’t be happy until our wallets are empty and the land covered in blacktop. Archie Blankers Pitt Meadows

Ridge hospice families deserve break on parking Editor, The News: My husband is dying of cancer and residing at the hospice on Laity Street. I spend every moment possible with him, but my dilemma is that there is only paid parking – $16 per day. When I called Impark about monthly or weekly rates, I was told Ridge Mead-

ows Hospital only allowed those rates for employees. Parking on Cutler Avenue is only two hours, so if I want to park there I have to move my car every two hours, and on 117 Avenue, it is very hard to find a free spot. At this stage of my husband’s illness, I don’t need to be playing where-do-I-

park-my-car-today or having to come up with the money for the parking. This is a hospice, not a luxury hotel. I feel the families deserve a break. There should be a flat fee or some sort of break. Ann Macphail Brophy Maple Ridge

92 years old, still not using prescription medication Editor, The News: Re: How to get a healthy immune system (Health Care, Sept. 14). I read with interest Dr. Marco Terwiel’s articles and agree with much of what he says.   But his prejudgment of health products blinds me to much of whatever else he writes. He lumps together all such products

as fortunes and money down the drain. Forty-four years ago my wife and I were using over-the-counter health products and I suffered a virus infection in my right ear. I lost totally  both my hearing and my balance function in that ear and have suffered to   this day. In 1978, we were introduced to a company that supplies food based,

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A Pitt Meadows man facing a charge of possessing child pornography was arrested over the weekend for breach of bail.  Terrence Little, 41, was taken into custody on Saturday one day after Ridge Meadows RCMP received a report alleging he was seen near Edith McDermott Elementary School. Bail conditions forbid Little from having contact with children under the age of 16, or being in or near public parks, swimming pools, schools or other areas that are frequented by children. RCMP were called after a resident saw a report in a newspaper about child porn charges Little is facing.  Police said Little was held in custody over the weekend and has since been charged with one count of breaching bail conditions. Little and Kenneth Storey, 56 were charged with possessing child porn in August.  Both men have been released on bail.

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Ridge Meadows RCMP are investigating a home invasion Monday in Pitt Meadows. Police were called to a residence in the 19400 block of Hoffmann Way just after 8 p.m. Three men had gained entry to a home, claiming to be plainclothes officers. They assaulted one of the occupants, while the another managed to flee and alert a neighbour. The suspects then ran out of the house and drove off in a white van. As they were driving off, the passenger’s side door mirror was broken off. One of the suspects is described as being a white man, 30 to 35 years old. His accomplices wore disguises. Witnesses and the victims described the van as being white and missing the passenger door’s exterior mirror. “The victims in this incident are extremely shaken by the ordeal,” RCMP Cpl. Alanna Dun-

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Non-Ford owners can enter by mailing an original 100 word essay on “what they like about Ford”, with their full name, full mailing address, email, daytime phone number (with area code) to: Vanessa Richard, Pareto Corp., 1 Concorde Gate, Suite 200, Toronto, ON, M3C 4G4. Contest closes at 11:59pm (PST) on the last day of the 2012 Ford Employee Pricing campaign which will be no earlier than August 31, 2012. Limit of 1 entry per person. Up to 8 prizes available to be won in Canada in 3 possible prize categories, each worth up to CAD$50,000. Chances of winning are dependent on the total number of entries received up to each 10,000 interval of unit sales under the Employee Pricing campaign (“Draw Trigger”). Odds of winning decrease as the contest progresses, more entries are made into the contest, and opportunities for Draw Triggers lessen. 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ngie Gagnon smiles every time she glances over at her newly renovated living room from her newly renovated kitchen. Her family was the latest recipient of an Extreme Makeover project by The Home Team, one of its most ambitious projects yet. The Home Team is a non-profit community outreach program run by the Cornerstone Seventh Day Adventist Church in Coquitlam, Its goal is to better the lives of individuals and families in need. One deserving family whose home is in need of repair is picked every year. “This is wonderful,” Angie said after the Home Team invaded their house on Sept. 5, remodeling the main floor and tearing down the walls of their old house and garage, “much more than we ever expected done.” Angie’s daughter Deandra, now 36, suffered a brain injury in a car

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The District of Maple Ridge is hosting a public open house to obtain input on a proposed Wildfire Development Permit Area with an aim to protect life and property in designated areas that could be at risk for wildland fire. Note that the proposed Wildfire Development Permit is intended to apply only to those lands identified on the map below and only for new development. The information that will be shared at the open house includes how wildfire hazard risk areas may be managed to: • Ensure mitigating construction and development techniques are utilized in new development to help reduce the risk to property and people; • Further reduce the risk of potential post-fire landslides and debris flow. Note that the proposed Wildfire Development Permit Area is not intended to affect existing development.

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Angie Gagnon (left) and her daughter Deandra organize their new kitchen Thursday after The Home Team renovated their home. crash eight years ago. Gagnon and her husband Mike then realized they would have to renovate their house to accommodate Deandra and her two sons, Anthony, now 17, and Austin, 13. Although Mike, who runs a home-based furniture repair business, was able to add a second story to the house and a new exterior surrounding the existing one, he was unable to complete the project, leaving the main floor

unlivable. For the past year and a half, the Gagnons have been living upstairs. Now they have a finished open concept main floor with a new kitchen, living and dining room. With the walls of the old house removed, they now have a 1,100-square-foot livable area, up from 800 square feet. “When our friends come over we congregate in the kitchen,” Angie said about how

much she loves having no walls now, giving the space a friendlier feel. Deandra, who walks with a cane, is happy she won’t be stumbling into things anymore and feels safer with the new staircase. “They built them for me,” said Deandra. “So I can go up and down without being scared.” • To nominate a family or individual go to http:// www.coquitlamsda. com/hometeam.

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Poll finds support for B.C. refinery by To m Fletch e r Black Press

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Culture Days is back for a third year and it is clear that Canadians love culture. The event kicks off on September 28-30 with thousands of free hands-on activities and events taking place across the country. “We are amazed by the spectacular growth of Culture Days since its inception in 2010. It is extremely gratifying to see how artists, cultural organizations and the public look forward to this wide-spread annual celebration of culture across the country,” said Antoni Cimolino, general director and artistic director designate of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and chair of Culture Days national steering committee. “In addition to increased participation each year, we are also seeing a significant increase in the number of municipalities galvanizing around Culture Days across Canada. It’s exhilarating to be a part of this creative awakening.” There are some 7,000 activities planned in nearly 800 communities this year. In Maple Ridge, the events begin Friday with a dialogue about culture - Time to Tell. Time to Tell is an Immigrant Services Society of B.C. series designed to help immigrants learn about their community and Canadian society. Each session will provide opportunities to tell stories, share views and exchange information around a different theme. The first session takes place at the Maple Ridge library on Friday, September 28 at 1 p.m. On Saturday, Culture Days will overtake the ACT. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. there will be free arts program demonstrations and workshops, free entertainment, a cake and displays by art groups.

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e have no idea how you got the card!, yells Penn Gillette, the famous illusionist as the audience loudly applauds the magician on stage who fooled him. Gillette and his mute fellow magician Teller are clearly flummoxed. Grinning from ear to ear, Shawn Farquhar is thrilled. He has stumped the duo on their T.V. show. “It was the most amazing experience ever,” says Farquhar, who won the International Federation of Magic Societies Grand Prix World Champion for close-up magic in 2009. Magic is something Farquhar “eats, sleeps and drinks.” He jokes: “When I was born the doctor slapped me and I said, ‘Pick a card.” A fourth-generation magician, Farquhar did his first trick at the age of six in his backyard. By the time he was a teenager, he had his own

show on a local T.V. station in P.E.I. “Most people think magic is all about the secrets,” says Farquhar, who grew up in Maillardville, Coquitlam but now lives in Maple Ridge. “The real secret is: magic is in believing. If I told you how it works, you probably wouldn’t believe me anyway.” A world champ twice, Farquhar has earned many accolades in the past 20 years. He has been crowned Magician of the Year by the Canadian Association of Magicians twice, won awards for stage magic and sleight of hand from The International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Grand Prix D’Honneur by the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians. His magic has been seen on T.V. shows including the X-Files and Highlander and the movies Spooky House and the Fly II. He also speaks at magic conventions, teaches other prestidigitators and cooks up tricks for other magicians, who he can’t name. Although recognition from his peers is rather nice, Farquhar revels in the effect he has on a mesmerized audience. “I don’t do tricks. I do my definition of magic,” says Farquhar, who’ll be making a rare appearance at the ACT on Saturday.

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White Water, Black Gold screening Documentary on oil sands Cinema Politica will be screening the documentary White Water, Black Gold on Thursday. The documentary follows David Lavallee on his three-year journey across western Canada in search of answers about the activities of the world’s thirstiest oil industry: the Tarsands. As a mountaineer and hiking guide, Lavallee is on the front lines of climate change. Over the past 15 years he has worked in the Columbia Icefields of the Canadian Rockies, and has noticed profound changes in the mountains: climate change is rendering these landscapes unrecognizable. Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows is collaborating with Pipe Up! Maple Ridge for this screening to draw attention to the proposed Enbridge pipeline. Organizer Oosha Ramsoondar says the event builds on previous films about the oil sands including On The Line and Crude Sacrifice. In the course of Laval-

Visit over 40 agencies, community groups and businesses providing resources and information for children, families, youth and seniors on safety, policing, health and wellness and much more. This event is free, exciting, informative and fun for the whole family! Entertainment includes: Clowns, Face Painting Scavenger Hunt, Music, Puppets, Toy Walk and more Mark your calendar!

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The documentary follows David Lavalee on a three-year journey across Western Canada. lee’s journey he makes many discoveries: new science shows that water resources in an era of climate change will be increasingly scarce (putting this industry at risk); first nations people living downstream are contracting bizarre cancers; the upgrading of this oil threatens multiple river systems across Canada and the tailings ponds containing the waste by-products of the process threaten to befoul the third largest watershed in the world. Additionally, a planned

pipeline across British Columbia brings fresh threats to B.C. Rivers and the Pacific Ocean. “White Water, Black Gold” is a sober look at the untold costs (to water and people) associated with developing the second largest deposit of “oil” in the world. A discussion led by

Lynn Perrin of Pipe Up! Abbotsford and Carly O’Rourke from the Pitt Polder Preservation Society will follow the film. • White Water, Black Gold screens at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Maple Ridge municipal hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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“It’s the ability to put a little bit of wonder in your life, even for a moment.” Comedy is always part of his act - it’s his way to break the ice but it’s also a clever ruse. “When people are laughing they aren’t looking that closely at the card. I always look for that person who looks like a grouch in the crowd.” A master of both stage and close-up magic, Farquhar win at the world championships and magic Olympics in Beijing set him on the path to stardom. These days, he crisscrosses the world, leaving audiences agog. Magic, in these times of economic crisis, is seeing a resurgence. “It’s a really special time, not since the

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Rowley makes impact with SFU by Ro b er t M a n g e ls d or f staff reporter

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He may only be a freshman, but Maple Ridge’s Alex Rowley is proving he is wise beyond his years on the soccer pitch this season for the Simon Fraser University men’s team. Rowley has already recorded two goals and two assists in eight games with the NCAA Division 2 Clan this season at centre midfield. Last weekend, Rowley scored to help the Clan to a 3-2 overtime victory over the University of Mary Marauders, on the road in North Dakota. With Rowley in the lineup this season, the Clan has a 7-1 record. Clan head coach Alan Koch says Rowley has a maturity on the field far beyond his 19 years. “We had high expectations for Alex when we signed him, and he’s met them,” said Koch. “He’s got a great work ethic and he’s open and willing to learn. “If he applies himself, he could go very far. He has a lot of the right tools.”

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Ridge Meadows Flames net first win Junior B hockey club beats Steelers 3-2 at home by Ro b er t M a n g e ls d or f staff reporter

The Ridge Meadows Flames registered their first win of the season Friday night at home, doing in three games this season what took them nine a year ago. After falling behind 2-0 in the first period, the local junior B hockey club rallied to top the visiting Grandview Steelers 3-2 to earn their first two points of the season. “We didn’t get the start we wanted,” said Flames head coach Jamie Fiset. “Grandview is second in the league… but even though they were up on us, it didn’t feel like we were being out-played.”

Despite even play through much of the first period, the Steelers scored twice late in the opening frame to take a 2-0 lead into the second period. Newly-acquired defenceman Ryan Lisowsky dropped the gloves late in the period with Grandview’s Jordan Hall, earning himself a game misconduct, while the Flames earned a power play thanks to Hall’s two-minute minor for instigating. Matt Bissett got the Flames on the board with a power play goal four minutes into the second period, while Adam Bartsch added another with the man-advantage to tie the game 2-2 midway through the period. “To our credit, our power play really started clicking in the second,” said Fiset. “Our guys showed a lot of character. They didn’t give up and they battled back.”

Nephew of hall-of-famer suits up for Flames When your uncle is Bam-Bam Cam, it’s a safe bet you are going to know a thing or two about playing hockey with a physical edge. And it didn’t take long for Ryan Lisowsky to prove he’s not afraid of the rough stuff in his first game with the Ridge Meadows Flames Friday night at the arena that bears his

Nolan Wallinger gave the Flames their go-ahead-goal at 12:04 of the middle frame, while goalie Wesley McLeod was perfect for the remaining 28 minutes of hockey. The Steelers pressed hard for an equalizer in the third, outshooting the Flames 13-6, but the Flames defence was able to keep the Steelers’ shooters to the outside of the Flames’ zone. “They did a really good job of letting Wes see the puck,” said Fiset. “Most of the shots were from the perimeter. The ones that got through they blocked, or he saw the whole way.” The Steelers pulled their goalie with under a minute to go, but the Flames were able to withstand the

pressure and hold on for their first win of the season. “It was good to give the fans something to cheer about,” said Fiset. The Flames did not fare as well Saturday night, however, as they lost 6-1 on the road to the North Delta Devils the very next night. “Two things happened,” said Fiset. “We didn’t take them seriously enough, and we had really tired legs out there.” After dominating play early in the game, the Flames sat back on their 1-0 lead, and allowed the Devils to score six unanswered goals, getting outshot 42-19 in the process. The Flames began to perk up late in the third, firing eight shots in the last five minutes, but it was too

uncle’s name, getting tossed for fighting at the end of the first period. The punch-up had the desired effect, as the Flames rallied from down 2-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the second period. “I like to play physical, and I’m not afraid to drop the gloves,” said Lisowsky. Lisowsky, a six-foot-four, 180-pound defenceman, is the nephew of local hockey legend Cam Neely, and was ac-

little, too late. “By the end of it, the guys were pretty angry, but it was a little late for that kind of emotion,” said Fiset. “For most of the game there was no sense of urgency. Guys didn’t come to the rink prepared.” With the loss, the Flames are in a three-way tie for last place in the Pacific Junior Hockey League, four games into the season. The Flames face the Aldergrove Kodiaks this Friday at home. After the Kodiaks beat the Flames 3-1 in their first game of the season earlier this month, Fiset said the team is pumped for the rematch. “I think there was some opening night jitters for our rookies,” he said. “That won’t be the case this time.” Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Planet Ice in Maple Ridge. sports@mapleridgenews.com

quired by the Ridge Meadows Flames last week from the Mission City Outlaws for blueliner Terence Trusdale. “We first saw him in the spring of 2011 at one of our development camps and liked what we saw,” said Flames head coach Jamie Fiset. “He signed with Mission last year, and he we found out he was available, we were obviously interested.”

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Lisowsky knows Cam Neely Arena all too well, having grown up in Maple Ridge. After four years at Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary School, Lisowsky graduated from Pitt Meadows secondary in June. “I’m really excited to be playing here with the Flames,” he said of his trade. “And in [Cam Neely Arena]

too, it feels pretty good.” Not surprisingly, Lisowsky names the Boston Bruins as his favorite NHL hockey club. While he only sees his uncle once or twice a year, Neely is always sure to give Lisowsky a few hockey pointers when the two get together. With his six-foot-four frame, Lisowsky brings a long reach and a physical

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PROFESSIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITIES. Troyer Ventures Ltd. is a privately owned energy services company servicing Western Canada. All job opportunities include competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit plan. We are accepting applications at multiple branches for: Professional Drivers (Class 1, 3). Successful candidates will be self-motivated and eager to learn. Experience is preferred, but training is available. Valid safety tickets, clean drug test, and a drivers abstract are required. For more information and to apply on these opportunities and additional postings visit our employment webpage at: http://troyer.ca/employment-opportunities.

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FARM WORKERS

GREENHOUSE WORKERS Pitt Meadows $10.25/hr. Apply sales@fablefarms.ca or in person 13460 Rippington Rd Pitt Meadows.

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FOSTER/SOCIAL CARE

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.

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca Searching for your dream home or selling it? This is the location. Listings include everything from acreage, farms/ranches to condos and waterfront homes.

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HAIRCARE PROFESSIONALS

BARBER WANTED in Qualicum Beach. Min. 3 yrs exp. Must do tapered haircut with a straight razor outline. Call Bob 250-752-0618 or Cell 250-7520618.

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HELP WANTED

An Alberta Construction Company is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & Drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051.

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P/T HELP needed Wed & Thurs eves 6pm-9pm to clean instruments & office of a Maple Ridge Dental Clinic. $12/hr. Call: 604-463-2536

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SOUTH ROCK is hiring for: Paving Personnel (raker, screed, general labourers); Heavy Equipment Operators. Send resume to: careers@southrock.ca or 403-5681327.

required for Daycare in Maple Ridge with preschool program & out of school care. Monday to Friday.

604-466-5704 or 604-219-4324

Community Support Worker Required for supporting adults with developmental disabilities in a staffed residential setting. Union rates and benefits. Must be available weekends and overnights. Home sharing opportunities available. See our website for more information. Younghusband Resources Ltd. Fax - 604-466-1207 Email - info@younghusband.ca www.younghusband resources.com

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Do You Like To Cook?

Are you interested in Health, Wellness and Nutrition? We need speakers of different languages to train as demonstrators of healthy nutritious cooking. Free training. Flexible schedules. Full time or part time. Ph:604-467-3340 Fax: 604-467-9490 email: msjosiah@telus.net Text contact info 604-506-8321 F/T FORKLIFT OPERATOR NEEDED Min. 32hrs/wk. Must have a valid ticket. Send resume to:

10 Customer Service positions available! Up to $20.00/hr paid weekly Must work well with others!!! Call Erica 604 777 2195

INSIDE WORKERS required for COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY in Port Coquitlam. P/T & F/T avail. Mon-Fri. $11/hr. Apply in person at: #205, 1515 Broadway St, Port Coquitlam.

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LABOURERS

PAVING CONTRACTOR req’s a GENERAL LABOURER Loading & unloading materials up to 50lbs, working outdoors and around equipment. Starting wage is $12 $13/hour. Opportunity for overtime. Transit accessible. Qualifications: valid class 5 DL (an asset), must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and must have steel toed boots. Reply to: travis@sealtec.ca

EDUCATION

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Health Care Assistants

Needed in Maple Ridge Get on the fast track to a new career in 38 Weeks

Technical Sales and Design Associate BC Greenhouse Builders, founded in 1951, is the leading manufacturer of hobby residential, estate and institutional greenhouses. We are seeking a Technical Sales and Design Associate that will experience a supportive work environment that's both competitive and rewarding.

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Maple Ridge- There’s a desperate need for Health Care Assistants in Maple Ridge. In fact, B.C.’s healthcare sector has grown by 28% since 1997 and employers are struggling to fill vacancies. Much of the demand is due to increases in the senior population. Health Care Assistants provide personal care, companionship and other important medical support services. Be in Demand as a Certified Health Care Assistant Discovery College in Maple Ridge offers a accelerated 38 week program in Health Care Assisting. Even with focused, short-term training we can barely keep up with employer demand. Almost 100% of the latest Discovery graduating class found jobs upon completion.

Call or go online for more information

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TRADES, TECHNICAL

AUTOMATED TANK MANUFACTURING INC. is looking for Welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd Year Apprentices or Journey Person Welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd Year Apprentice $28-$30/hour, Journey Person $32-$35/hour, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at: (office)780-846-2231; (fax)780846-2241 or send resume to blaine@autotanks.ca; production@autotanks.ca. Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform.

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ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

Check out our Real Estate Section (600’s) for home listings by realtors and For Sale By Owners for a great deal on your new home.

Spiritual Specializing in Palm, Tarot Cards, Crystal Ball Readings. Reunites loved ones. One visit will amaze you! Call today for a better tomorrow. 3 Readings $35

604-653-5928

PIANO LESSONS IN YOUR HOME (604)467-8240

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

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LEGAL SERVICES

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

CRIMINAL RECORD?

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MIND BODY SPIRIT

MASSAGE CONFIDENTIAL SIMPLY FOR YOUR HEALTH & PLEASURE. *European *Private A.M. Special 20% Off 604.230.4444

EDUCATION/TUTORING

EXPERIENCED ENGLISH Teacher available to tutor English Grammar, Composition and Literature. Call 604-467-3340 or 604-506-8321 or msjosiah@telus.net 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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IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.

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FINANCIAL SERVICES

Time to Put Down Some Roots?

Physic Healer

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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

WAREHOUSE

WE HAVE an opening for our company located in the Gloucester Industrial Park, Langley for a team member in our production department. Duties include machinery operation and training in our welding department. We require a self starter with excellent written and spoken English. Please e-mail resumes to klarose@canadapipeline.com NO PHONE CALLS. Only persons of interest will be contacted.

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

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CASHIERS & STORE SUPERVISORS Mac’s Convenience Store Inc. is hiring Cashiers ($10.25/hr) and, Retail Store Supervisor ($14.45/hr). All 37.50 hours/wk. Mail CV: 20318 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3E1 or mapleridgemacs@yahoo.ca

HOME CARE/SUPPORT

Community Support Workers and Home Sharing Opportunities

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

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

REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Energetic labourer for Chainlink Fence Installation. $15. /hr to start Call Russ @ 778-892-5236

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CARRIERS NEEDED

40000045 - 106 Ave, 107 Ave, 238 St, 238A St, 239 St, 240 St, McLure Ave, Zeron Ave 40100109 - 113Ave, 230 St, Gillis Pl, Harrison St, Lougheed Hwy, Olund Cres, Telosky Ave 40210211 - 125B Ave, 127 Ave, 127 Pl, 228 St. 40210215 - Kendrick Loop, Abernathy Way, Zion Crt 40320355 - 214 St, Carlton St, Exeter Ave, Holly St, Spring Ave 40330329 - Eltham St, Lorne Ave, Melville St, Ospring St, Princess St, Wanstead St 40330336 - 119A Ave, Bruce Ave, Bruce Pl, Dunn Ave, Sentinel St, West St 40400432 - 138A Ave, 139 Ave, 139A Ave, 229 Lane, 229 St, 229B St, 230 St, Docksteader Loop 40400443 - 230A St, 232 St, Gilbert Dr 41011011 & 41011018 - 114B Ave, 115A Ave, 116B Ave, 116A Ave, 196A St, 196B St, 197A St, 197A St, 198 St, Bonson Rd 41011029 - Barnstonview Rd, Bishops Reach, Fraser Way (townhouses) 41011034 - Barnstonview Rd, Bay Mill Rd, Fraser Way (townhouses), Hoffman Way, Sawyers Rd, Shinglebolt Cres.

HELP WANTED

DAYCARE centre in Pt Coq looking for Experienced Supervisor for large Out of School Program. Must be able to work mornings and afternoons, have a current first aid certificate and criminal record check. Salary negotionable. Please fax resume to 604-942-5074

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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

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NUTRITION/DIET

OPEN HOUSE - Join this week for only $9.95 a week. Lose weight quickly and safely and keep it off, results guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800-854-5176.

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ACCOUNTING/TAX/ BOOKKEEPING

Accounting, Bookkeeping & Tax services, payroll for corporations & Individuals. Free Pickup & Delivery 604-764-2575 or 604-998-2265


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HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 221

CARPENTRY

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 281

GARDENING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 288

HOME REPAIRS

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

CHUCK’S CONSTRUCTION

New or Old Home Renovations

Property Management

Lic ~ WCB ~ Hst ~ Liability Ins

* Painting Contractor * * Residential / Commercial * New construction * Re-paint Interior / Exterior We provide the hi-end quality.

Call Robert 604-941-1618 OR 604-844-4222 INTERIORS: Baths (renos/ repairs) specializing in drywall, doors, flooring, tiling, plumbing, painting, miscellaneous, etc. VERSTILE! EXPERIENCED IN OVER 30 LINES OF WORK! * Quality work * Prompt Service * Fair prices For positive results Call Robert SERVICE CALLS WELCOME

604.319.1993

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INTERVAN PAINTING

If I can’t do it It can’t be done

Bathrooms, Drywall, Basements Painting. Residential/ Commercial Pressure washing, Gutter cleaning.

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

WCB, Insured, Free Est’s! Call Henry 778-288-4560

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

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(Ceiling & Trim extra) Price incls Cloverdale Premium quality paint. NO PAYMENT until Job is completed. Ask us about our Laminate Flooring & Maid Services.

LANDSCAPING

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HERFORT CONCRETE NO JOB TOO SMALL Serving Lower Mainland 25 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: 604-657-2375 / 604-462-8620

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

(604)465-1311

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Saving time, money & steps Before you go anyplace else,take a walk through the Classifieds for the best bargains round.

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

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

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DRYWALL

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

JMYK Contracting Local Co

Green Services Ltd

Landscape Construction Renovations W Maintenance

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ELECTRICAL

Call Don @ RIDGE MEADOWS ELECTRIC Lic/Bonded. Small Jobs. 604-462-0480 / 604-861-7418 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.

3 Rooms for $299. Powerwashing New const. Interior/Exterior No Job’s too small.

604-463-3644 604-861-1490

Free Estimate

778-834-6234

Instant Grassifacation!

16897 Windsor Road Pitt Meadows

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

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

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

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

K & J Complete Painting and Home Services Ask about our Specials

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

Int/Ext Res/Comm New CST W 25 yrs experience W Full insured / WCB

Dean 604-834-3076

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MISC SERVICES

✶Dump Site Now Open✶

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

778-997-9582 2 HUNGRY PAINTERS JUST SIMPLY BETTER Int./Ext. + Power Washing. 75 years exp. combined 604-467-2532

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PLUMBING

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

SCHNAUZER Puppies 2 male, 1 female. M- Salt & pepper , F - black. 8 wks. $800/ea. Jim (604)826-8877

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604.587.5865 “ ABOVE THE REST “ Interior & Exterior Unbeatable Prices & Professional Crew. • Free Est. • Written Guarantee • No Hassle • Quick Work • Insured • WCB

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CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

RECYCLE-IT!

TOPSOIL

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SCREENED TOPSOIL MUSHROOM MANURE BARK MULCH 604-467-3003

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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

DALMATIANS, 2M, born july 9, ckc reg., shots, dewormed, $1000-$1500. (604)793-5130, (604)723-2232

ENGLISH MASTIFF, ckc, gorgeous M & F, vet chk, shots, ready Oct 27. $1350. Call: 604-858-6779

SHELTIES SABLE COLOUR full white collars, 3 months old, taken out on leash, 2M 1F (604)826-6311 Getting a job couldn’t be easier!

YELLOW LAB. 2 years old. Female, trained. Shots up to date. C/w accessories. $500. 604-853-0676

YORKIE PUPS. P/B no papers. Shots, vet checked, female, born June 20 $700. 604-702-8338 Chwk

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 506

GERMAN Short Hair Pointer pups, exc hunting & family dogs, champion bloodlines, AKC & CKC reg’s parents, CKC reg litter, 3 F & 5 M avail. $650. (604)703-5744 LAB/SHEPHERD/ROTTI x pups, 11 weeks, shots/deworm, 2 females, Reduced $425. (604)864-1004

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

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FENCING

Tree removal done RIGHT!

MOVING & STORAGE .Enterprise Plumbing, Heaitng, Gasfitting

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

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

260 MOVERS - LICENSED and INSURED - 2 MOVERS! $60HR CALL CHRIS 604 226 1405

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AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

CEDAR & CHAINLINK FENCING “Where Quality matters more than Quantity” Reasonable Rates. Free Estimates. Call Marv:

(604)462-0408 281

GARDENING

Happy Place Garden & Home Services. Gardening, Pruning, Landscaping, Trimming and Handy Home Services. 604-615-4356

$45/Hr

PRESSURE WASHING

EXPERT POWER WASHING Services..

From 1, 3, 5, 7 & 10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free Estimate/Senior Discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

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604-537-4140

Mike 604-961-1280

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

• Tree & Stump Removal • Certified Arborists • 20 yrs exp. • 60’ Bucket Truck • Crown Reduction • Spiral Pruning • Land Clearing • Selective Logging ~ Fully Insured • Best Rates ~

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329 PAINTING & DECORATING

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

Interior/Exterior Painting ~ Pressure Washing. 28 yrs. exp. Get the best for less! Call Grover 467-4457

AT SKY VIEW ROOFING LTD Lic. & Ins. Exc. Refs. 10% Discount 604-317-4729 skyviewroofing1.com

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APPLIANCES

Fridge $195; Stove $175 Washer $175; Dryer $175 Stackers & Dishwasher Warranty, delivery, low prices 604-534-4402 ----------------------------------------APPLIANCES WANTED * Free pick-up* 604-339-0744

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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

www.EconPro.com 604-882-2733

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Taping, Spraying & Patching No job too big or small. Del & Kelly 604-505-3826 or 778-318-0173

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ACCURATE PROFESSIONAL PAINTING SERVICES

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HORSE BOARDING avail. in Port Coquitlam, Westside Stables. Full/semi/self board. Sandy (604)941-5434 or 778-388-5434

Border Collie/Golden Retrievers x, 11 wks, shots, view parents, 2M/1F $525. (604) 796-2886, 793-3992

Rubbish Removal, Caring for the Earth. Professional Quality Service at Great Rates. 604-787-8782

DUTCH TOUCH

BOARDING

We Recycle! GO GREEN!

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

604-465-3189

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

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Scott 604-891-9967

DOUBLE SCREENED TOPSOIL Sand & gravel. Excavating & Drainage. Call Randy for info. Meesh Trucking, 604-728-1768

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Lots of Baking, Kids activities, Crafts, Pie & Ice cream

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CONCRETE & PLACING

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GARAGE SALES

St. George’s Family Fall Fair

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

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

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

ATLAH Gardens Ponds and Decks No time for your yard? Time to change your yard? We can help! Fall clean-ups, pressure washing, retaining walls, ponds and water features, decks and fences, weeding,planting and pruning. 604-4639822 leanorabrett@gmail.com

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ABACUS ROOFING

Running this ad for 8yrs

PAINT SPECIAL

HOUSECLEANING * Move- ins / Out * Staging *Inside Windows / Blinds * Organizing Gift Cards for any occasion

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11040 237TH Street on Sept 22 & 23 8-12. Housewares, baby stuff, toys, golf stuff etc

Your LOCAL Tree Service, For Honest Prices & Quality Work Call Scott at 604-618-0333 Certified Arborist Free Estimates * Fully Insured

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MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 523

UNDER $100

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

RENTALS 741

TRANSPORTATION

OFFICE/RETAIL

810

TRANSPORTATION

AUTO FINANCING

838

TRANSPORTATION

RECREATIONAL/SALE

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

851

TRUCKS & VANS

The Scrapper

SAMSUNG mobile phone C414W, flip, bluetooth, 2.OMP camera with video capture $40. (604)479-1344

BRENTWOOD Apartments

TELUS Motorola cell phone with charger & sim card $20. 604-446-1344

Deluxe 2 & 3 Bdrm. ST

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Pitt Meadows

#1 Cash Buyer “Since 1987”

Phone 604-465-9823

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WW ANYTHING OF VALUE WW Single items to entire households

Sandy 604 945 5864 sandy@terramanagement.ca

A New Pillowtop Mattress Set Still in Packaging! Can Deliver! $100 - Call: 604-484-0379

Coquitlam Center Co-op

MATTRESSES starting at $99

Refurbised 3 bdrm apt. Available immediately Cls to transit, shops & schools $1100/mo. No subsidy.

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SAWMILLS from only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT. STEEL BUILDINGS - REDUCED PRICES NOW! 20x22 $4,455. 25x26 $4,995. 30x38 $7,275. 32x50 $9,800. 40x54 $13,995. 47x80 $19,600. One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422. www.pioneersteel.ca

Port Coq ~ 604-941-5452 or 604-944-7889 FREE PREMIUM CABLE $80 Value

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2 bdrm $900/mo - No pets Avail Oct. 1st - Ref’s req’d

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

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES BUY LAND IN BELIZE - English Commonwealth country in Central America. Large land tracts, seafront properties, Caribbean lots - all types available. For information call Patrick Snyder (778-403-1365.)

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

Fraser View Apartments Certified Crime Free Multiple Housing New renovated 1 Bdrm suites. $600/mo. incl hot water, cable. Ref’s req’d. N/P. Adult only building. Maple Ridge Mon to Fri 9am ~ 6pm

By appointment only 604-418-1932

MAPLE INN 11695 -224th St Maple Ridge 1 Bdrm $550/mo 2 Bdrm $625/mo incl’s hot water Certified Crime Free Building Mature adult oriented. Close to uptown 604-463-4131 for appointment (9am-5pm) MAPLE RIDGE

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1 BEDROOM SUITES Newly renovated $700 - $740/mo Util + sec pkng extra No pets. Close to amen.

P.Meadows Solaris Towers -under 2 yrs! *1bd +den $1100. *2bd +den $1350. 5 Appls. Near WCE, shops, parks, schls. Ref’s req’d, NS/NP.

McIntosh Plaza

Maple Ridge 3bdr+den house on 1/4 acre, beaut yard, backs onto ravine, hottub. Nov1. $2000/mo.

22330 McIntosh Avenue

Call 604-464-7548

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Available Sept 1, 2012. Located in Maple Ridge on 119th Ave, 1 Bedroom suite from $700. Quiet secure building includes: blinds, fridge, stove, heat, water, parking Richard 604-369-1096 Coquitlam Princess Cres 996 sf 2 bdrm 2 bath 5min to bus nr schl/college. Oct 1. $1275. 604-941-3259

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

Maple Ridge Centre 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Newly renovated, hardwood floors, heat & hot water included. No pets. From $750/mo for 1 bdrm; $950 for 2 bdrms. Avail now. Close to amenities.

Call 604.467.5677

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

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

604.477.0603 MAPLE RIDGE

WESTGATE APTS Under new management Large 2 bds. Available, incl heat, hot water. Close to transit. Call 778-788-1845

Suit Mature Adults

(604)463-6841 MAPLE RIDGE 2bdrm, 2 bth stylish condo, inste w/d, u/g prk, nr WCE. N/S. Oct1, $1050. 604-329-2239. MAPLE RIDGE 2 bdrm condo with u/g pkng. Avail now. $1000/mo. Gordon Tower @ 222nd/Dewdney. 604-467-4450 or 604-355-1356. MAPLE RIDGE CENTRAL 1 bdrm apt, $750/mo incl heat, h/w, N/P. Avail now. Call 604-476-6683. MAPLE RIDGE: Lrg bright 1 bdrm apt, quiet adult oriented bldg, incl heat, h/w, covered prkg. N/S,N/P. Oct. 1. $700/mo. 604-465-8274. NEW WEST 621 Colburne; asap or or Oct 1, quiet & clean 1 bdrm, 1 blk to Queens Park & Canada Games pool. No pets, $725. 604-454-4540

1996 22’ SLUMBER QUEEN 5th wheel. Interior like new, has to be seen to appreciate. New stereo, back up camera, flat screen TV, new HD antenna, m/w, a/c. Incl. hitch. $7,000. 604-625-7761 Aldergrove

604-463-3000

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ROOMS FOR RENT

$75 OFF 1ST MONTH

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

Call 604-467-3944

Maple Ridge ~ Balsam Creek Brand new 1 Bedroom, own laundry, brand new appl’s, patio, Private n/s, n/p

Avail immed $900 incl utils

MAPLE RIDGE W. 207 Lougheed. New 2 bdrm, quiet cul-de-sac, laminate flrs. NP/NS. Refs. $950 incl utils. Avail Nov. 1. 604-961-0727

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

PORT MOODY, Heritage Mtn, 2 Bdrm, large, w/view, + office space, 1300 sq.ft., insuite w/d, all appls. $1100. Avail Oct 1. 604-725-4873.

MAPLE RIDGE 2 Bdrm SXS duplex. Newly reno’d, quiet street, priv yard, n/s, n/p. Avail. Oct. 1st. $1100/mo. 604-465-8274. MAPLE RIDGE 3 bdrm SxS duplex, large fenced yard, convenient location, suits small family. N/S, small pet neg. $1050/mo. 604-463-5730. MAPLE RIDGE Ctrl 2 bdrm, full bath, carport, Xstorage, own w/d, np,ns, Nov 1 $950 (604)808-6874

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HOMES FOR RENT

MAPLE RIDGE, 240/Dewdney. Large 2 bdrm house on 6 acres. Immed. N/S. $1400. 604-762-4678. MAPLE RIDGE Central 1 Bdrm $580 incl’s util’s/wifi, n/s, n/p immed 604-467-2767 or 604-329-2084. MAPLE RIDGE Central brand new 2 storey 5 Bdrm, 3 full bath, huge back yard, close to high school, n/p n/s, $2100. immed. (604)773-8481

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821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

1996 VW JETTA, 4 door, p/b, p/w, sunroof, a/c, cruise, heated seats, etc. Mech. good, clean inside. Must be seen. $5,499. 604-746-7559 2005 Mazda 6 Sport Wagon - 139k, 3.0 V6, 5 spd. manual, 220 hp exc. cond. BC car, dark grey w/ blk. int., no accid. sunroof, pwr. drivers seat, light duty hitch for bike rack, new clutch & starter, recent tires, car needs nothing $9500 778-861-5017

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MAPLE RIDGE: 3 Bdrm, 1.5 baths, N/P, N/S, avail Oct 1st, $1280 + 60% utils. Call: (778)551-1662 PORT COQUITLAM. SxS 3 bdrm, 2 bth, appls, s/deck, view, nr amens, recent renos. $1200. 604-941-4166 PORT MOODY - HERITAGE MTN. Ravine Drive. 5 Bdrms + lrg office, 3-5 baths, 3000 sq.ft. on 2 floors, gorgeous city view from both floors, dble garage, ensuite with jacuzzi, spacious decks back and front, $2200. Avail Oct 1. 604-725-4873

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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

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ANTIQUES/CLASSICS

1985 MONTE CARLO 76,000km 1 owner, V8, full instrumentation buckets, $4500. 604-467-3908

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SUITES, UPPER

MAPLE RIDGE West, 4 bdrm, 3 storey split rancher, newly reno’d, laminate floors, 6 appl’s, $1900., n/s, n/p, avail Nov 1 (778)689-1933 PORT COQUITLAM, nr. Coquitlam Shopping Centre, 3 bdrm., 2 baths, plus 1 bdrm. bsmnt. suite, quiet street, fenced yard, garage, Oct. 1. $1900 mo. + utils. (604)931-6317

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MAPLE RIDGE West. 1 bdrm. F/P, W/D. priv entry. N/S. N/P. Avail $800/mo. + utils 604-319-1993.

MAPLE RIDGE. 2 bdrm duplex, new appls, small yard & garden, cls to shopping. Refs. 604-465-4339

1-888-229-0744

Silver Valley 2Bdrm Ground level ste. Priv.entry/laundry, NS/NP $750 mo. incl util 604-463-1043

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COQUITLAM west, 1200 s/f, bright 2/bdrm grnd level suite. gas f/p, d/w, shared w/d, $1150/mo. incl util. cable/wifi, 1 blk to Austin/Mundy. Cl to SkyTrain & WCE. Avail now. (604)779-4969 M-F after 5:30 pm.

MAPLE Ridge - 2 bdm Gr Lvl suite with insuite W/D, Gas Fireplace, Large Deck, Very Private on Gr Belt. Pr Ent, Cable incl with PVR. Lots of Light. N/S, N/P. $950 + 1/3 utils. Available Immed. Refs Needed. Will rent as a 1 bdm for $800 +1/3 utils. 778-866-3008

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COQUITLAM Pinetree & Robson. 2 Bdrm w/o suite with laundry, near bus/school. Avail now, ns/np. $975 incl utils & internet. 604-219-5253.

MAPLE RIDGE 1 bdrm suite with F/S, D/W, own W/D & full bath. N/S, N/P. Available Oct 1st. Ref’s req’d. $750/mo. Call 778-995-7724.

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SUITES, LOWER

1 BR 203 @ Dewdney, own w/d, lam. floors, cable, w/intern. incl. small pet ok; avail. now. $750/m; 604-465-6234

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

We Pay CA$H For •Auto •Scrap Metals •Batteries •Machinery •Lead

MERCHANDISE: From antiques & collectibles, to sporting goods & electronics, to parakeets & pet supplies, if it is considered merchandise for sale, you can find it here. Call bcclassified.com 604-575-5555 fax 604-575-2073

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RARE 1983 GMC 4WD Van shorty. Fully rebuilt. Spectacular cond! Everything new. Nicest one around guaranteed. Too much to list. $12,500/obo. 604-290-5532

Metal Recycling Ltd.

MAPLE RIDGE 1 bdrm $375$500/mo incl utils. No drugs. Avail Oct 1. N/P. 604-351-4738

2 Bdrm corner suite $895

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MAPLE RIDGE, 2 bdrm. Very clean area. $875/mo. Avail now. N/S N/P. 604-476-2104 or 604-506-9330

TWO bedrooms, 2 baths, 8th floors, nice views, corner unit, city center. 1030 sq. ft. living area, insuite laundry, $1050 per months, available Oct 1, 2012. #803-11980 222nd Street, Gordon Towers. Call Hanson at 604-250-2196 or email to Hanson_wan@hotmail.com for appt.

2000 DODGE GREAT WEST VAN Class B Motorhome 318V8 107,000 km. Like new in & out. A/C, fantastic fan, toilet, shower, am/fm stereo w/ CD & Cassette, dvd w/ screen. Fridge, stove, micro, sink. A must see! $18,500 604-796-8792

Haney Motor Hotel

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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

Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

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

MAPLE RIDGE, 2 bdrm. 1089 sf. clean, sep. ent. own W/D, $950/mo. incls. utils. F/S D/W n/s n/p. cls. to transit/amens Oct. 1 (604)476-9529

MAPLE Ridge Oct. 1, Large top floor, 2bd, 2bath, 5 appliances, fpl, balcony, secured parking, central. $1100. Jamie 604-817-4012.

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Call: Rick Medhurst, Royal LePage

Maple Ridge Swan Court Apartments

ALTO CONN SAX $595. Tenor Sax $595. 604-859-5925

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Gas F/P, D/W, garburator, lndry hook-up, underground prk. Across from Elem. School. Walk to W. Coast Express. No pets.

FURNITURE

MAPLE RIDGE

1987 21’ SLUMBER QUEEN M/H. 86,572 kms. Sleeps 5 or 6. Asking $6,000. obo. (604)859-8515 Abbts

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