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Cougar spotted Gord and Lorraine Uggla want to warn the community of a cougar that she saw from her kitchen early Thursday. The cougar set off motion detector lights on their property before walking onto the street near Cliff Falls park. See story, p15.

Veteran Maple Ridge Coun. Cheryl Ashlie doesn’t think first-term Coun. Corisa Bell should claim as an expense the price of a ticket to attend a private gala. Bell claimed $250 for a ticket in November to attend a fundraiser for Meadowridge School, an independent institution that her eight-year-old daughter attends. “I think it’s inappropriate that she did it,” Ashlie said Wednesday. “Common sense tells you, that would not be appropriate.” She added that “Meadowridge by Moonlight” is a fundraiser for capital projects for the private school. Ashlie wants to tighten up two sections in the councillor expenses policy that allow municipal politicians to attend networking events. See Expense, p15

Lower tax increase defeated MLA Doug Bing booed at council meeting by M o ni s ha M a r tin s staff reporter

Homeowners in Pitt Meadows won’t see their taxes drop further after a pitch Tuesday to slash a proposed rate change for 2014 by almost one per cent was defeated, in a vote that saw MLA Doug Bing phoning in.

An audible “boo” was heard from the council gallery as Bing checked in via conference call to participate in the meeting since he was in Prince George on provincial business as the B.C. Liberal MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. As council got set to vote on a bylaw for this year’s budget, Coun. Dave Murray surprised his colleagues with a motion to shave the proposed 1.9 per cent municipal tax increase to one per cent.

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“Just how are we going to do that,” asked Coun. Gwen O’Connell. “That’s what I want to know.” Council voted against the motion. Bing The 1.9 per cent increase would add $52 to the tax bill for the average single-

family home, valued at $450,000. Murray proposed the city look at cutting back small items such as grass cutting, janitorial services and scrutinize the services it contracts out, a sum which totalled $2.9 million in 2012. Although it was supported by Couns. Bruce Bell and Janis Elkerton, Murray’s motion tanked as the rest of council believed 1.9 per cent - the lowest tax increase in the past decade - was as far as the city could go. See Budget, p10

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As part of her Digital Media course at Garibaldi secondary, Natasha Nakonechny is constructing her own video game.

Decoding a future in the tech sector Computer literacy offers students a world of opportunity “Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people who were no smarter than you, and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.” – Steve Jobs. S tor y by Neil Corbett

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he tech sector is warning of a looming crisis of computer literacy in North America, with pundits saying the education system must give tech education a more prominent place in the curriculum.

There is a projection that by 2020 there will be a million more computer science jobs than students in America. As soon as 2016, Canada will be short 100,000 tech workers. Incentives are there – computer science is among the highest paid college degrees, and jobs in com-

puter programming are growing at twice the average. Yet, even though our work, communication, entertainment and our lives are increasingly linked to the digital realm, less than 2.4 per cent of college students graduate with a degree in computer science – and that is fewer than 10 years ago. Code.org is a new, non-profit website that aims to promote computer literacy. In December, it held the Hour of Code event, and students at Garibaldi secondary in Maple Ridge joined more than 23 million people who learned an hour of code on the site. Apple, Google, Yahoo, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Disney and others partnered in the effort. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft’s Bill Gates personally got behind the project. Code.org founder Hadi Partovi said computer science will be important for nurses, journalists, accountants lawyers and other fields. “We want to pull back the veil on this black magic dark art of code that separates you from Mark Zuckerberg,” he said. A local recruiter for a tech-savvy generation, Todd Goodman teaches animation and digital media at Garibaldi. He gives his students an introduction to computer language that they can take on to careers. If they don’t

work in a tech field, they will at least be able to solve problems, and have a sense of confidence in understanding the digital world around us. They will be not merely consuming digital products others have produced, but be able to “decode” and appreciate them. Goodman is among the growing chorus who espouse that computer literacy is part of a well-rounded education. Just as all students study Shakespeare, dissect a frog in biology class, or learn what H20 means in chemistry, so should they get some foundational knowledge of code. He’s in good company. Promoting the Hour of Code, U.S. President Barack Obama encouraged young people to learn computer programming skills, even if they have no intention of working in the field. “Learning these skills isn’t just important for your future, it’s important for America’s future.” “Don’t just buy a new video game – make one. Don’t just download the latest app – help design it. Don’t just play on your phone – program it.” Programing a smart phone might sound optimistic, but it’s not. Goodman has a student in his class who creates custom icons for iPhones, and sells them. That’s some tough coding, said Goodman, because Apple generally creates products that are hard to reprogram. “There’s so much talk in the province about pushing the trades, but I wish they would talk more about

coding,” said Goodman. “App design is just exploding,” he said. “Coding jobs are here to stay, and these are jobs that pay $60,000 to start.” The tech-savvy students are not necessarily here to stay. Over two or three decades, California’s Silicon Valley has siphoned many of Canada’s best and brightest. The brain drain sees 350,000 Canadians living in the Bay Area. Natasha Nakonechny is a Grade 9 student who has been inspired by Goodman’s animation class. An assignment is to have students design their own video games. He teachers them to use the Blender 3D modeling software and the Unity game design engine. She has created a two-dimensional “retro-style” video game. She’s a talented artist, and uses the popular Japanese anime for her game. It has inspired her, and Natasha knows she can take a place in the video game industry someday. Natasha has thrown herself into the project, working away on her laptop on her own time, and that is not unusual for Goodman’s students. “It’s a lot of independent learning,” he said. “They work at it on their own time, and we get phenomenal work.” If playing video games was fun for Natasha, designing her own is consuming. “I found out you could design games pretty easily, and now it’s a

mini obsession,” she said. “Coding, obviously, is going to be important to me.” She’s a top computer sciences student, already a fantastic designer, but her experience is typical. Goodman’s class produced 25 games, and he said “some of them are fantastic. I was blown away.” He said BCIT, SFU and The Art Institute all have good programs for computer science, and his students have a good foundation and a portfolio piece to show them. Computer science is not the domain of just honor roll students. Anyone can learn it, Goodman asserts. It takes time, and some honest academic rigour. In terms of difficulty, he compares it with learning a new language. Goodman adored his Commodore 64 back in 1988. When the car in his racing game was too slow, he went into the game program, found the line of code he needed, and doubled his car’s speed. “It’s a lot simpler than people know, and it’s mathematical, and it makes sense,” he said. The key, in his opinion, is to get students hooked at a younger age. “You could teach a math unit in code, and get students interested when they are in elementary school,” he said. He suggest students could create their own calculator on a computer, and then sent the app to their phone. “It’s very do-able, and the longterm benefits are huge.”


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Unwin gets super job with province In charge of new skills training plan by Nei l Corbe tt staff reporter

Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District superintendent Jan Unwin has been given a new two-year appointment with the provincial government. Her new title: superintendent of graduation and student transitions. In late October, Unwin announced she would be leaving her position with the local school district after five years in the top job. “I’ve known for a while that I needed a new adventure,” she said. Wednesday, the ministries of education and advanced education (post secondary) announced Unwin’s new appointment. The province will soon launch a new 10year Skills Training Plan for Youth. Unwin’s job will be to implement that plan,

alongside a second provincial superintendent. The plan is designed to “help youth discover careers that offer bright futures and meet British Columbia’s economic needs across a wide range of industry sectors.” It will mark a shift in thinking, from an education system that goes from grades K-12 to a seamless K-16 system, Unwin explained. She will be building partnerships between school boards, colleges and universities, employers and government. Unwin will look for opportunities to increase the number of high school grads moving into post secondary, trades, technical programs and careers. And she will also expand dual-credit programs, which allow secondary students to earn credits toward post-secondary while they are still in high school. “That’s giving kids who have already identified their passions, credit for work they

have done [outside of school],” she said. She said the education system will be much different in 10 years. “It will look different, because the outside world looks so different,” she said. “There will be more of a focus on giving kids competencies Unwin that are broader than just content.” During her term as superintendent, the district was recognized nationally for its environmental school, cyber school, iPod literacy, and, most recently, for allowing elementary school teachers to stop giving letter grades in favour of a new conferencing model of student assessment. Unwin said she will miss the people she has worked with in school district 42. “Seventeen years I was in Maple RidgePitt Meadows, and I’ve loved every minute of it.”

Deputy superintendent Laurie Meston will assume the role of acting superintendent, beginning Feb. 1, until a new superintendent is hired. She has been with the district for more than 20 years. “The board wanted to ensure that the district had a strong leadership team in place during the transition period,” said board chair Mike Murray. “As the current deputy superintendent, Laurie Meston was a natural choice for this temporary appointment. Her experience and expertise will give our district continuity as it searches for its next superintendent.” The district has hired global executive search firm Boyden to undertake the search for its new superintendent of schools, and hopes to have the new CEO at the helm for the next school year.

School district seeks funding for green projects The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District is looking at energy saving projects, and has asked the Education ministry for a share of its green funding. These include a lighting upgrade at Pitt Meadows secondary, which would cost $181,000, a mechanical systems upgrade at Kanaka Creek Elementary for $476,000, and electric vehicles for the school district’s maintenance department, for $100,000. The province is making $5 million available to districts across the province, and treasurer Flavia Coughlan noted it is unlikely the board will have funding for all three projects approved. Emissions reductions and cost savings will be the main considerations as the province considers the grant applications.

Trustees noted there is a moral obligation for the district to address carbon emissions. “We should be leaders when it comes to doing the right thing,” said Trustee Sarah Nelson. The Kanaka project would replace 34 natural gas-fired rooftop units with a heat pump system. The existing units are near the end of life and need to be replaced, so the cost of upgrading to the heat pumps would be repaid in energy savings in less than seven years. It would also avoid 52 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. The Pitt Meadows lighting upgrade would save $5,600 per year in energy savings, while purchasing three electric cars to replace gasoline trucks would save the district $3,600 per year in energy

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Height of hypocrisy Maple Ridge Coun. Corisa Bell billed taxpayers $250 last year to attend a fundraising gala at the private school her daughter attends. Mayor Ernie Daykin claims the expense, at least, is poor optics. Coun. Cheryl Ashlie goes a bit further, suggesting Bell’s gala expense is inappropriate because of the family connection. Bell has battled with both council colleagues before, so more is at play here than a ticket to an event to raise money for capital improvements to Meadowridge School. Regardless, Bell, in her first term on council, claimed more in expenses last year than any other member, and exceeded the allowable limit of $5,000 by a substantial margin – $2,819. Ashlie is correct in that councillors are given a set amount to claim as expenses and should not exceed it. But for whatever reason, Bell did, which shows poor judgement, as did claiming the school gala ticket. It’s not the amount of the ticket, although she should pay it back, and not even so much that her daughter attends the school, for which tuition is $17,000 a year. This is about a municipal politician, no matter the level of experience, who throughout the term has questioned municipal spending and fought over it – who campaigned against council wage increases and who now has racked up more expenses than anyone on council – frivolously deciding that taxpayers should pay her way to network at a function that has little to do with municipal business. There is no excuse for that. There are many ways for her to support the school and get to know those involved with it without dipping further into the public purse. Exceeding her municipal expense limit was neglectful. Claiming the school gala ticket was simply hypocritical. – The News

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ince retiring and struggling to survive on a fixed income, no words strike greater fear in my heart while contemplating my financial security than to hear federal and provincial finance ministers talking about balancing their Sidewinder respective budgets. And to hear munici- Sandy Macdougall pal treasurers telling us how wise it is to accumulate municipal surpluses in their budgets. It seems that senior politicians can’t quite master the ability to live within their taxpayer-derived incomes. As a result of this shortcoming, they resort to cost-cutting measures or tax increases, which are designed to make them look efficient. But it just doesn’t wash when it comes to ordinary folks living on ordinary pensions and low income earners. Jim Flaherty, Canada’s federal finance minister in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government, recently said Canada Pension Plan payments cannot be increased because it would hurt the economy. Oddly enough, he didn’t have much to say about the obscene pensions parliamentarians grant themselves, or the additional burden on taxpayers for the many other ridiculous benefits members of parliament and the senate grow fat on.

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Nor did he allude to the economy draining multi-million dollar income of top-level private and public corporate executives. The cost-cutting measures implemented by federal and provincial governments usually mean reducing or eliminating programs that make life a little easier for those of us stuck in lower income brackets. Of course, no finance minister wants to appear too miserly, so they usually make reference to how the tax rates are the lowest ever. But no matter how they cut the cake, life just gets tougher for too many people at the bottom of the economic pile. Trying to keep up to the rest of the world when you’re living on Canada Pension and Old Age Security is impossible. B.C. Hydro rates are going up more than five per cent a year; local municipal property taxes are set to jump by almost four per cent. And those are just a few of the things over which pensioners have absolutely no control, other than to opt for starving to death in their cold and darkened homes. I readily acknowledge that I don’t appear to be starving, but our combined household income makes it difficult to make healthier food purchases. In case you think I’m whining needlessly, the combined total of my own CPP and OAS pensions in the past year increased by less than one per cent. Municipalities are prohibited by provincial law from running deficit budgets, but Maple Ridge council has carried it one step further by adding a built-in surplus

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for future infrastructure replacements. I believe one municipal official once referred to this excess as ‘a rainy day’ account. I have a hot news flash for you folks – the rainy day is here and now. Nowhere in the realm of federal, provincial or municipal budget discussions have I ever heard senior politicians or bureaucrats offer to take a cut in their own excessive salaries. No such hope. It seems the burden of government excesses and cost-cutting will always fall on the shoulders of those least able to afford it.

“It seems the burden of government excesses and cost-cutting will always fall on the shoulders of those least able to afford it.” And before all you high-priced folks in government and business start pointing out the error in my thought processes, I know you all pay taxes, too, and we undeserving wretches just don’t appreciate your efforts on our behalf. Well, you’re probably right. But I don’t feel too guilty about it. I know I don’t lose any sleep over the tough financial times I’m putting you through. Sandy Macdougall is a retired journalist and former district councillor.

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Editor, The News: Re: Council keeps Pelton land on list (The News, Jan. 22). I was extremely disappointed to read that all of Maple Ridge council voted to consider the Pelton property for removal from the Agricultural Land Reserve. Years ago, as a board member of the Pitt Polder Preservation Society, our membership and many other local citizens fought long and hard against the Pelton proposal, which would have excluded farmland from the reserve and destroyed bird habitat, as well as viewscapes along the dikes, for an industrial zone. Studies have shown that we have enough industrial land in Maple Ridge. Why is council not encouraging growth in the Albion industrial area, as staff as suggested? Luckily the Agricultural Land Commission rejected the first Pelton application a few years ago. But the ALC seems to have watered down its commitment recently, triggered by the Liberals’ intention to reconsider the boundaries of the reserve. The ALC’s decision to allow the North Lougheed Connector to cut through farmland in Pitt Meadows is a recent example. The Pelton property will

Editor, The News: It seems that our council just takes it upon themselves to go ahead with any project they fancy, with no public input or prior notice, and no thought about how the decision may impact residents or urban wildlife. I looked out my back window this morning and saw municipal workers using chain saws and a tree chipper on the municipal side of my fence, which runs along Lougheed Highway. We have a lovely barrier of Laurel trees and Weeping willow, which leads down to the very sensitive area of McKinney Creek. I had a bit of a panic attack and immediately drove out to find out what was going on – I was saddened to see that much of the foliage had already been cut back, although the worker assured me they were not actually removing the trees near the fence. The problem, however, is – did the municipality contact an arborist to determine if this drastic cut will harm the trees, or will they be able to survive this haphazard butchering? Since none of the residents were informed, nor anyone who may have an interest in preserving this tree corridor for resident wildlife, as a highway buffer and green space, I doubt if any specialists were contacted.

“ ... we have teenagers risking their lives crossing the Lougheed Highway every day at 210th Street, between 207th and Laity streets, on their way to and from school.” As a resident and taxpayer of Maple Ridge, having lived here and enjoyed the presence of these trees for 25 years, I am upset that residents have no say about what decisions are made in areas close to their homes – this affects our quality of living and there are so few areas left for small wildlife to survive in. Does our council give any thought to the lives impacted by their decisions? One more note: while council is busy clearing green spaces for sidewalks, two-block bike paths, and underground pipes, we have teenagers risking their lives crossing the Lougheed Highway every day at 210th Street, between 207th and Laity streets, on their way to and from school. Perhaps that could be addressed before someone is killed. Dana Lacroix Maple Ridge

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“I don’t think we should be paying for things, just so people can network.” Bell, though, said attending the event helped improve relations with Meadowridge and that the school draws people and money to Maple Ridge. But Ashlie said Bell could have just introduced herself to school administration as a district councillor and asked how to improve the relationship or help the school? “I don’t need an epiphany at a gala, at $250 a ticket, to figure that out,” Ashlie said. “And that is hypocrisy that I continually see I’m frustrated with.” Bell’s expenses of $7,819 for the first 11 months of 2013 exceeded the $5,000 allotted to each councillor for the year for training, education and networking. Her expenses were the highest among all councillors. The next highest was Coun. Al Hogarth at $5,838. Councillors shouldn’t exceed the $5,000, said Ashlie. “It shows you’re able to manage money – the public’s money. If you’re given $5,000, you shouldn’t be spending more than $5,000.” Bell said she can’t understand the objection. It’s only the second time Bell attended the gala. She paid for her own ticket the first time she at-

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Former fire chief Bill Park speaks in favour of amending Pitt Meadows official community plan. and regional traffic as the main impetus behind the 3.6-kilometre road, which would stretch from Harris Rd. to Golden Ears Way. The city’s former fire chief, Bill Park, who owns 36.7 hectares in the area, echoed the comments of SmartCentres. “This is not about building a mall or a road, it’s about insuring the financial security of the City of Pitt Meadows for probably the next 20 years,” he said. The Agricultural Land Commission granted the exclusion of 33.1 hectares (81 acres) with four caveats, including further protection of farmland in other parts of the city, a required change in Metro Vancouver’s Regional Growth Strategy, and beginning construction of the North Lougheed Connector within three years of the ALC’s acceptance of a trafficcalming plan for Old Dewdney Trunk Road. Opponents of the city’s plans, however, condemned council for pushing ahead, citing the loss of farmland, as well as the habitat for sandhill cranes and the potential for taxpayers to be saddled with a bill in the millions for a road and resulting interchange. Sandi Banni, a realtor who lives next to the strip, criticized Coun. Doug Bing for staying on council to push through a vote in favour of amending the city’s official community plan and asking Metro Van-

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Cougar sighting in Webster’s Corners Watch for warning signs by Phil M elnyc h u k staff reporter

For the first time in decades of living near Cliff Park, Gord Uggla spotted a cougar in his east Maple Ridge neighbourhood. Uggla’s wife Lorraine first saw the big cat about 12:30 a.m. Thursday, after it triggered a floodlight outside their house, which overlooks the park on 251st Street. “What came down the road, I can’t believe it – an eight- to 10-foot long cougar. My wife woke me up. “The lights went on in our property. It walked right through our property out to the streetlight at Cliff Park. You could get a real visual look at it, big long tail. This was a cougar.” With Webster’s Corners elementary nearby, a new playground at the park, people hiking the trails of Cliff Falls, and

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“They’ll go back up if we have more activity.” Metro Vancouver parks has the same policies for bear and coyote sightings. Maple Ridge parks visited Cliff Park Thursday morning and posted signs warning that a cat was in the area. Uggla said he’ll be more careful with a big cat in the area. He’s also seen a bobcat nearby. “We haven’t seen a cougar in the 40 years that we’ve been here, even though we all know that there are cougars in the area.” In January 2011, a cougar killed seven farm animals along 256th Street, not far from the park. The year before, conservation officers shot and killed a cougar that had killed two goats and a cat, also near Webster’s Corners. People are advised to keep livestock closer to the home, leaving a radio on at night and to install motion detector lights to stop the cats from prowling on their properties.

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The Ford Edge won Best New Utility Vehicle Award from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada in 2011.

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el year. While mainly a front/rear exterior restyling job, more than 60 per cent of its components were redesigned and the interior was completely re-worked. It also earned Ford Edge the overall Best New Utility Vehicle Award from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The interior make-over included the introduction of MyFord Touch, an advanced connectivity system that has its critics in the media and consumer groups. Ford has tried to address these user issues with system updates. The main touch-screen is divided into four colour-coded sections (phone, audio, climate and navigation) and it can be operated with voice commands. A major under-hood change followed in 2012 with the introduction of Ecoboost, an engine series that has revitalized the entire Ford product line. The turbocharged 2.0 litre (240 horsepower) four-cylinder engine with direct fuel injection in the Edge provides excellent power and great fuel economy. The claimed city/highway fuel economy is 9.9/6.6 L/100 km. Edge comes in three front-drive trim levels: SE, SEL and Limited editions. It’s also offered with a 3.5-litre V-6 engine that can produce 285 horsepower. City/highway fuel economy is 11.9/8.0 L/100 km. This engine is also mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and there’s an optional all-wheel drive system. The top ‘sport’ edition of Edge comes with a 3.7 litre V6 that can produce 305-horsepower and comes with huge 22-inch polished-aluminum wheels. The Ecoboost editions are strictly front-drive and come with an aero body kit package with an active front grille, which has concealed shutters that controls air flow through the radiator and the engine bay. The aero body kit includes unique side skirting, side mirrors and rear liftgate spoiler. Edge is bigger on the inside than it might appear from the outside. The cabin is spacious and the room provided for rear passengers is particularly good. Rear riders also get adjustable seatbacks and top trim levels come with a power fold-down feature that allows the seatbacks to be remotely released by switches in the rear cargo area. Two highly desirable (originally optional) active safety features are Blind Spot detection and Cross-Traffic Alert. The blind spot system not only warns when another vehicle is lurking or approaching in an adjacent traffic lane. When backing out of a parking stall, the cross traffic alert system can detect and warn of vehicles approaching from either side. Stylish yet practical, the good ride qualities of the Ford Edge make it an excellent road trip vehicle, especially with the fuel-saving Ecoboost engine under hood.

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locks of international journalists roamed the floors of COBO Hall in downtown Detroit on the occasion of the 25th annual North American International Auto Show. It’s hard to narrow down which ones to focus on. Let’s start with some concepts. MINIs –for more than a decade they have been romping the streets and causing people to smile, whether driving them, sitting in them or watching them. At the NAIAS, the masses were introduced to the MINI John Cooper Works Concept. Not a whole heck of a lot of information was released, but you can bet your bottom dollar that it’ll be fast. There are large air inlets, 18-inch wheels and the unmistakable MINI silhouette and face. It’s built as much for the road as it is the track. Until the production vehicle is produced, we will have to be patient and wait for pricing, specs and all the fun stuff. Kia certainly drew the crowds when it came to its GT4 Stinger Concept. According to Kia, the GT4 Stinger was conceived by “gearheads” in Kia’s Irvine, Calif., design studio, birthplace of iconic concept vehicles such as the Track’ster and Cross G. The rear-wheel drive, 2+2 sports car had a powerful stage presence. It also packs a healthy dose of 315 horsepower from a turbocharged, four-cylinder powerplant. The Korean carmaker mentions that there are no pending plans to bring this particular car to market, but Kia has a history of delivering production vehicles that bear a strong resemblance to the concept that preceded them. And if it’s the future we’re after, it looks good. Moving from fantasy to fiction, we have the Honda Fit. It’s a spectacular little car and has been a popular selling vehicle in Canada. And it’s all new for 2015. Up front, the Fit sports a new grille and headlight design. Around back, there are rear reflectors and LED taillights run along the hatch with a chrome tailgate garnish and rear diffuser. Furthermore, Honda keeps its exclusive Magic Seat, which offer multiple configurable seating positions. Translation, the Fit provides an unrivaled 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space when the second row seats are folded flat.

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‘05 Chevy Blazer

2013 Dodge Durango 4WD

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12,995 or $77PMT

$

$

‘09 Chevy HHR LT

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$

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generous patios or covered sun decks and large windows to let the natural light flood your space. Engineered stone kitchen countertops are complemented by stainless-steel appliances and flat-panelled cabinetry in either gloss white or dark laminate, and a breakfast bar or kitchen island is convenient for a quick meal or gathering with friends and family. Spa-inspired bathrooms include their own engineered stone countertops and chic cabinetry, along with imported porcelain tile flooring. An elegant hand-set ceramic tile tub and shower surround features marble and glass mosaic accents. Rich wood laminate flooring is included throughout the main living areas, with lush carpeting in the bedrooms. The architecture of Kingston House will be inspired by the East Coast, with rich brickwork, natural wood soffits and black metal detailing. Courtyard spaces will feature a trellised seating area perfect for relaxation in the outdoors. Homes at Kingston House start at $259,900. Polygon is holding a grand opening on Jan. 25 at noon; for more information, check out www.polyhomes.com, call 604-5418092 or stop by the sales centre at 3323 151st Street to tour the two stunning display homes.

in the restoration of the historic Bose Family Farm, which will become The Ridge at Bose Farms. The condominiums will be built on the site of the farm, with the heritage barn and dairy shed remaining as a centrepiece for the community, with 12 acres of heritage forest donated back to the city as a park. In White Rock, Royce is attuned to those looking for a lock-and-go lifestyle on a single level in the heart of the sea-side community. Kerrisdale Gardens, located in the heart of one of Vancouver’s most popular neighbourhoods, is another of Fifth Avenue’s important projects. The exclusive condominium development will feature European-influenced design and truly beautiful homes. Langley is home to Elements, another one of Fifth Avenue’s masterplanned condominium communities. The Willowbrook location is perfect for homeowners looking for the convenience of being steps from shopping and other amenities. Radius in Langley’s Murrayville Submitted photo area is the latest single-family home Fifth Avenue Marketing has been in the business for 35 years. Among their current portfolio is Radius, a collection of single-family homes in Langley. opportunity offering the latest in interior design finishings while being close to highly sought-after Christian schools. Fifth Avenue also offers B.C.’s best selection of new townhomes, with By Kerry Vital Avenue President W. Scott Brown. Metro Vancouver. communities including Canvas in the Fifth Avenue has been involved in the Fifth Avenue is currently working with Panorama neighbourhood of Surrey, and new Thirty-five years ago, Fifth Avenue was development and marketing of approximately developers in communities throughout communities such as Village Green in Maple founded in Surrey by a family of marketing $8 biliion of real estate that has been sold and Metropolitan Vancouver, marketing Ridge (featuring wider-than-usual two-level professionals with an extensive background built. and selling homes of all types, including townhomes). in market housing development. Back then Fifth Avenue’s vast experience has taught townhomes, condominiums and single-family Each week, Fifth Avenue posts information they worked closely with family-oriented them that there isn’t a magic formula or residences. on the “deal of the week” at a select project. developers, and they still do today. cookie-cutter approach to marketing new Their current portfolio of offerings include: Readers are encouraged to visit www.fifthave. Much has changed in this industry over the homes. So Fifth Avenue offers its developerIn Surrey, 3 Civic Plaza, part of the rapidly ca regularly for more information on these years. client partners innovative marketing and sales growing Surrey City Centre neighbourhood. and many other new home communities. “We have learned to keep ahead of ideas informed by several decades of practical Surrey’s tallest tower will include a hotel, For more information about Fifth Avenue the curve, and respond proactively and experience. and luxurious one- and two-bedroom Marketing and for a full list of projects, visit innovatively to changes in consumer Fifth Avenue is also a leading source of real condominiums. www.fifthave.ca or call 604-583-2212. behaviour and market conditions,” says Fifth estate information on the best new homes in Also in Surrey, Fifth Avenue is involved

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Do homework about strata living important thing is to be aware of both before signing a purchase agreement.” Caffrey concurs, based on her observations of strata owners over the years. One of the most common things she’s noticed, she says, is that too many new strata owners don’t understand what it strata living entails, and she advises that the only way to remedy that problem before it’s too late is to ask plenty of questions of your realtor, people who live in the complex you’re thinking about buying in, and friends and family who have already crossed over.

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irst-time buyer? Downsizer? Just someone tired of all the yard work that goes with owning a detached home? There are many reasons to consider strata living. But if you’re thinking about it, be sure to go in with your eyes wide open. Such is the advice from two local realtors whose know the ups and downs of strata living. Carole Caffrey is a real estate agent with more than 20 years experience in the buying and selling of strata units. She is also co-owner of Fraser Property Management, which handles such duties for more than 80 strata complexes throughout Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and beyond. Frank Budd is a real estate agent with Maple Ridge’s Re/Max Lifestyles office, and he also has years of experience with strata units. And he lives in a strata. Budd says the most important consideration when contemplating the purchase of a strata unit is to understand that you will be living in close proximity to other people. “You have to realize it’s going to be like that, and you have to make the mental adjustment,” he says. That’s not to say you won’t have privacy, but you are more likely to hear other people’s noises, smell their cooking, and so on. Another key consideration, he adds, is to realize there are going to be certain restrictions on what you can and can’t do. “You have to follow the rules, and if you can’t follow rules, you might want to reconsider [the notion of strata living].” Caffrey agrees with both points, and notes that it’s also important to get as much information as possible before purchasing a strata,

Robert Prince is a freelance writer who lives in Maple Ridge.

Buyer beware

Carole Caffrey of Fraser Property Management Realty Services, advises strata buyers to ask about contingency funds.

or any home for that matter. Is there adequate insurance? Do they have the funds for capital repairs and regular maintenance? Do they have a depreciation report and what does it say? “The depreciation report is going to be very important for buyers in the future because it can point out all kinds of potential problems,” she offers. “Check the minutes and bylaws thoroughly to see whether there is anything coming up that you, as a buyer, should know about – especially special assessments. Your realtor should be on top of that, but due diligence is important to avoid surprises.” Strata meeting minutes are also

useful, says Budd, because they can give you a good idea about what living there is going to be like. Does there appear to be a lot of rancour? Does everyone get along reasonably well? Are there lots of problems? “[The minutes can] give you the flavour of day-to-day living in a particular strata,” he notes. Caffrey says some of the other things to investigate are issues like pet and parking restrictions, places for children to play, and even seemingly innocuous items like being allowed to hang washing to dry or not. Also, potential owners need to be aware that just because the bylaws say one thing on the day a person moves in, they can change.

“Strata living is community living,” says Caffrey. The only way to influence the direction those things will change is to be involved, she adds. That doesn’t necessarily mean you have to join the strata council, but you should be paying attention to what’s happening as things occur, or before changes take place. Budd says strata living should be a lifestyle choice. It’s great for first-time buyers, but some people don’t want to, or can’t, mow lawns anymore, so they opt for a townhouse or condo. Some people like living in close proximity to others for the sense of community or for security. “There are advantages and disadvantages,” he says. “The

Some other things first-time condo buyers should be aware of. • Realize not everything is covered by your strata fees. There will be other expenses applicable only to your unit. • Make sure you have your own unit insurance. The strata corporation’s insurance does not cover your contents or any upgrades that have been done to the unit’s interior, for instance. • Make sure the contingency reserve fund is adequate. • Does the unit you’re considering have proper permissions for the upgrades the owner is using to sell you on the unit? Laminate flooring is the number one problem when it comes to permission. • If the strata fees seem low, this could be false economy. Again, ask questions as to why they’re so low. There may be perfectly reasons, or it may be the current owners have been deferring maintenance. • Check out the rental situation. There are advantages and disadvantages to allowing renters in a complex.

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Triple garage, high ceil, quartz countertops, b/i wall oven, pop-up hood & fan/ range, pass thru bar between kitch & din rm, loads of cabs, open fam rm w/ built-in ent centre. $549,900

Whonnock area. Fabulous locale with potential to be customized for your dream home!! Come see and visualize the possibilities. 1950 sq ft home w/ basement. $499,888

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Net HST incl, to owner-occupier! Bright south facing backyard. Granite thruout, 9’ ceil. Quality materials & workmanship! New area, close to schools, bus and West Coast Express. $439,900

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272’ frontage on Lougheed Hwy. 1.48 acres landscaped. 24x30 shop w/12’ ceiling & 11’ door. 2 bdrms up and full walk-out 12’ bsmt awaiting your ideas. $424,888

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Big 2 storey, 4 bdrms + 3 full baths. Watch the kids walk to school. Quiet area of new homes. Granite counters, designer colours, flat usable lot. Price incl S/S appliances. $419,500

Brand new development of new homes. Basement entry with open concept upstairs. 5 bdrms + den. Character & quality finishing. If you act quick, there’s still time to choose your colours! $413,500

Golfer’s paradise. Rancher w/bsmt. Maple kitch w/granite tops, S/S appl & center isl. Great room leads to patio w/view. Lower level walks out to golf course. Investors take note. $409,000

3 bdrm, 2 bath & den rancher on nearly an acre, completely updated over the last couple of years. 2 car garage. Flat & usable lot has ample parking. Country setting. $399,900

Cul-de-sac, Griner Park 1/2 block away! Close to all levels of great schools. Big fenced lot w/fruit trees & big garden area. 4 bdrms + den or 5 bdrms, 3 baths. Seller motivated! $399,500

Minutes to town in great quiet area, backs onto greenbelt. Parking for RV’s, trucks, or lots of cars. 2 full baths, double garage, great value here! Totally fenced with gates!! $399,500

To view call Mindy 604.826.1000

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To view call Bob 604.826.9000

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To view call Mindy 604.826.1000

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The News/sports

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Athlete of the year finalist

Three Ridge coaches with Team BC lacrosse

Junior national champion golfer one of three finalists

Three of the five head coaches for provincial teams are from Maple Ridge lacrosse. The BC Lacrosse Association (BCLA) announced the five head coaches for the midget, bantam, pee wee, female midget and female bantam 2014 Team BC box lacrosse programs. Curt Malawsky will run the midget team, Daren Fridge the pee wees and Chris Gill the female bantam team. All three list Ridge Meadows as their home lacrosse association. Fridge is the outgoing head coach of the Maple Ridge Burrards of the WLA, and Gill will be his replacement. Malawsky is from Maple Ridge, Fridge lives in Coquitlam and Gill resides in Pitt Meadows. The B.C. bantam team will

Pitt Meadows golfer Kevin Kwon was among the trio nominated to receive Sport B.C.’s Athlete of the Year award. Kwon, 18, won the 2013 Canadian Junior Boys Championship at a tournament in Sudbury, Ont. in the summer. He took the tournament by a wide five-point margin, after shooting rounds of 64-74-6969. He also won the event in 2011, and was the runner-up in 2012. Kwon was also a Canada Summer Games champion, is a member of the Team Canada Development Squad, and is a Freshman with the University of Washington men’s golf team. Sport BC announced the outstanding amateur athletes, coaches and officials named as finalists for 14 of the 18 award categories to be presented at the upcoming Athlete of the Year Awards. The 48th annual awards ceremony and gala dinner, set for March 5 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, recognizes B.C.’s best amateurs. Nominations are received from the provincial and multi sport organizations, high schools, colleges or universities. Finalists and winners are selected by a committee of 20 highly regarded B.C. sportswriters, broadcasters, and amateur sport leaders. “A significant number of very strong nominations were received this year,” notes Sport BC’s president and CEO Rob Newman. “The Athlete of the Year Awards provides a great opportunity to File photo recognize these talented and deserving athletes, coaches and of- After another great competitive season, Kevin Kwon has been nominated for provinficials.” cial honours.

be run by Rich Catton of the New Westminster Minor Association, and the female midget team by Dan Stroup of the Port Coquitlam Minor Association. The coach of the female junior team has yet to be determined. The Team BC Lacrosse Program is a high performance lacrosse program for box and field lacrosse athletes in B.C. It consists of six box lacrosse squads at the levels mentioned above, and four field lacrosse squads (men’s U19, U16, U14, and women’s U19). The 2014 Box Lacrosse (Midget/B antam/PeeWee) Nationals will take place Aug. 4-9, hosted by New Westminster and Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse. The 2014 Female Box Lacrosse Nationals will be August 6-9, in Whitby, Ont.

Flames host Delta Win one, lose one – that’s how it’s been going for the Ridge Meadows Flames. Last Thursday night they beat the Mission City Outlaws 2-1 at the Mission Leisure Centre. Michael Bell and Jake Holland both scored, and Dale Howell had two assists. Tyler Read was peppered for 36 shots and was all but perfect. Friday they were blasted 8-0 by the Aldergrove Kodiaks, and were outshot 50-11 in the game.

Aldergrove had 13 power plays in the game, and scored on four. The Flames had just two power plays. The Flames sit at 16-16-32, have compiled 37 points in 37 games, and have just seven games left in the regular season. That starts tonight when the host the Delta Ice Hawks, who have been beatable this year, and have a record of 21-15-2-1 The game goes at 7:30 p.m. at Planet Ice.

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Diane Dezura reacts after a throw by partner and husband Grant Dezura in a game against the North Shore’s Chris Faa and Laura Guetta during the B.C. Mixed Doubles Friday at the Golden Ears Winter Club.

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Locals win mixed bonspiel

Local curlers Bryan Kedziora and Colleen Hannah won their first B.C. Mixed Doubles title on home ice last weekend. The pair from Golden Ears Winter Club lost only once during regular play, then blazed through the playoff round, with a 6-3 win in the quarter-finals, a 12-6 win in the semis and a decisive 8-1 win in the final against Team Miller – Victor and Kerri Miller of the Delta Curling Club. Kedziora and Hannah will now travel to nationals in Ottawa, March 19-23 and, if successful there, to the worlds in Dumfries, Scotland. Kedziora is a two-time B.C. junior men’s champion (2007 and 2009), while Hannah won a B.C. junior title in 1988. Both have long connections to the Golden Ears club, and their families have been members since its beginning. “We stayed with our game plan, which included sharing the last rock responsibility by changing our line-up every end and kept it up throughout the event,” she said. “The competition and ice were fantastic and we were excited to win in our home club.”   Fifteen teams representing clubs in Vancouver, Maple Ridge, North Vancouver, Richmond, New Westminster, Delta, Kelowna, Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Prince George took part. The event in Maple Ridge was only the second B.C. Mixed Doubles

Championship ever held. The format is becoming more popular, and could even become an Olympic event in 2018. There is one male and

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Pacific Coast Field Lacrosse Standings U19 Tier 1 Teams GP W New Westminster 10 8 Adanacs 1 12 10 Adanacs 2 10 6 Langley 10 5 Ridge Meadows 10 2 U16 Tier 1 Teams GP W Adanacs 1 13 11 New Westminster 11 9 Langley 1 12 7 Port Coquitlam 1 12 6 Delta 1 13 5 Ridge Meadows 1 12 5 North Shore 12 3 Burnaby 13 3 U14 Tier 1 Teams GP W Adanacs 1 11 10 Ridge Meadows 1 10 8 New Westminster 1 11 7 Langley 1 10 5 Richmond 11 6 Surrey 12 6 Mission 1 9 0 U12 Tier 1 Teams GP W Adanacs 1 13 13 Delta 1 13 6 Ridge Meadows 1 14 7 Surrey 1 13 6 New West 1 12 4 Langley 1 13 3 U16 Tier 2 Teams GP W Adanacs 2 12 10

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Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association standings Atom A Flight 1 FV Teams GP W L T Semiahmoo A1 14 13 0 1 Cloverdale A1 15 8 5 2 Chilliwack A1 15 7 5 3 Abbotsford A1 14 6 4 4 Coquitlam A1 15 6 5 4 Ridge Meadows 15 4 9 2 Langley A1 14 6 6 2 Surrey A1 10 1 8 1 Semiahmoo A2 10 0 9 1

SP 8 11 9 10 10 12 7 11 9

Pts 35 29 26 26 26 22 21 14 10

Peewee A Flight 2 Teams GP W L Seafair A2 16 11 1 R. Meadows A1 18 10 4 Vancouver A1 18 9 7 North Delta A1 17 10 5 Coquitlam A1 16 11 5 North Van A1 18 5 10 Seattle Jr. A1 16 9 6 Chilliwack A1 17 8 7 Surrey A1 17 4 12 Abbotsford A1 6 3 1 South Delta A1 17 3 13 Burnaby A1 17 3 14 Port Moody A1 5 2 3

T 4 4 2 2 0 3 1 2 1 2 1 0 0

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Bantam A Flight 2 Teams GP W L Mission A1 16 13 3 Burnaby WC A2 12 10 1 Cloverdale A1 15 10 2 Chilliwack A1 17 9 4

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Midget A Flight 1 Teams GP W L Coquitlam A1 16 12 2 North Shore WC A1 16 11 3 Seafair A1 15 10 2 Richmond A1 15 9 3 Ridge Meadows A1 15 10 4 Surrey A1 16 5 7 Vancouver A1 16 5 7 North Vancouver A1 15 4 8 Abbotsford A1 16 5 11 Cloverdale A1 14 3 9 Chilliwack A1 16 5 10 Langley A1 15 3 10 Semiahmoo A1 15 2 8

T 2 2 3 3 1 4 4 3 0 2 1 2 5

SP 12 11 10 12 10 15 12 15 13 13 8 11 10

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Juvenile A1, Flight 1 Teams GP W L T Richmond A1 17 14 3 0 North Delta A1 17 8 7 2 Ridge Meadows A1 17 9 8 0 Surrey A1 17 8 7 2 Coquitlam A1 17 7 6 4 Langley A1 17 5 11 1 North Vancouver A1 12 1 10 1

SP 11 17 10 9 9 9 14

Pts 39 35 28 27 27 20 17

Pacific Junior Hockey League Standings Harold Brittain Conference Teams GP W L T OTL Pts Aldergrove Kodiaks 23 17 4 2 0 36 Abbotsford Pilots 23 15 7 1 0 31 Ridge Meadows Flames 24 7 12 2 3 19 Mission City Outlaws 24 6 14 2 2 16 Port Moody Panthers 26 6 17 1 2 15 Tom Shaw Conference Teams GP W L T OTL Pts Delta Ice Hawks 27 18 6 1 2 39 North Vancouver Wolf Pack 25 15 8 1 1 32 Richmond Sockeyes 22 13 4 3 2 31 Grandview Steelers 25 12 9 2 2 28 Player Stephen Ryan Spencer Quon Adam Callegari Kenny Prato Bradley Parker Marcus Houck Braeden Monk Liam Lawson John Wesley Kolten Grieve W. Shoenefuhs Ayden MacDonald Tanner Gattinger Jared Virtanen Dale Howell

Leading scorers Team G Kodiaks 36 Wolf Pack 19 Kodiaks 19 Kodiaks 20 Pilots 27 Wolf Pack 24 Pilots 13 Sockeyes 27 Sockeyes 19 Pilots 15 Panthers 14 Sockeyes 21 Ice Hawks 16 Pilots 11 Flames 10

A Pts 37 73 40 59 38 57 32 52 23 50 23 47 33 46 26 43 22 41 25 40 23 37 15 36 20 36 23 34 24 34

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HALL, Sandra Elaine With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Sandra Elaine Hall on Friday January 17th at the age of 68 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, companion and friend, she will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday January 28th at 2pm at Burkeview Funeral Chapel 1340 Dominion Avenue Port Coquitlam 604-9444128. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Cancer Society or Ridge Meadows Hospice Society would be greatly appreciated.

David Watsyk, 78, of Maple Ridge passed away on January 20, 2014. Dave is survived by his loving family. Wife of 43 years, Margaret, and three children: Kevin (Donna) Andrew (Jolene) and Lindsay (Stacey) brothers: Julius and Orest and by his sister Jean. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca

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HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES

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Tar & Gravel DAsphalt D Interlocking shingles DTorch-on Membrane D Laminated shingles

BROTHERS MOVING & DELIVERY

HANDYPERSONS

Call 604-720-0931 www.brothersmoving.com

EAGLE TILE A - 20779 Lougheed Hwy Maple Ridge

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CONCRETE & PLACING

604.463.0718 ~ 604.460.6656

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

LABRADINGER (Lab/Springer X) pups, ready to go now, $500. Med size dogs. Call/text (604)845-3972

LOCAL & LONG DISTANCE

604-537-4140

MINI DACHSHUND PUPPIES, born Dec 11th. M&F. unique smooth coat silver dapple and black & tan piebald. Raised by 12 yr old girl in 4H dog obediance. Well socialized. 1st shots & dewormed. $800/ea (will go toward education fund) Call: 604820-4827 (Mission).

329 PAINTING & DECORATING www.paintspecial.com

Bsmt suites, bathrooms, windows siding, H/W tank installation, etc NO JOB TOO SMALL

Running this ad for 8yrs

PATTAR ROOFING LTD. All types of Roofing. Over 35 years in business. 604.588.0833

356

RUBBISH REMOVAL

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

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

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

Pitt Bull Puppies, $500. Born Nov.17, first shots, dewormed, vet checked, 604.763.3125

3 rooms for $299, 2 coats any colour

Gary 467-3024

638 CHIHUAHUA’S - Reg’d microchipped, cert. of pedigree, health records, shots, dewormed, paper trained, $795. 604-353-8750 charlesfoyers@gmail.com

$45/Hr

604.339.1989 Lower Mainland 604.996.8128 Fraser Valley

New SRI *1296 sq/ft Double wide $89,888. *New SRI 14’ wide $67,888. Repossessed mobile homes, manufactured homes & modulars. Chuck 604-830-1960.

604-467-6065

www.affordablemoversbc.com

CHOICE RENOVATIONS

CHIHUAHUAS, male pups, 20 weeks old, $550 obo. Call 604-7947347

All types of Roofing Repairs Free Estimates

www.MOUNTAIN-MOVERS.ca Your trusted choice for residential moving services. (778)378-6683

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Your local natural stone distributors. Custom made Granite Countertops. Slate Granite Marble Tile Tumbled stone. Large selection of Porcelain & Ceramic Sales & Service

Since 1985 604-808-0212

242

EAGLE ROOFING

AFFORDABLE MOVING

AROUND GUARANTEED!

Residential & Commercial

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE

FREE ESTIMATES

515 BOOKS, COINS, STAMPS

candymassage.blogspot.com/

DRYWALL

STAMP COLLECTOR

JUNK REMOVAL By RECYCLE-IT! 604.587.5865 www.recycleitcanada.ca

Looking to buy stamps and whole collections. Email: swisshouse@shaw.ca

. Expert Power Washing. Gutters cleaned & repaired. www.expertpowerwashing. Mike, 604-961-1280 MIKE 604-961-1280

ALL PHASES DRYWALL • Taping • Texture • Spraying 30 yrs. Tidy Workplace. Free Est. No job too small.Eric 778-898-9806 CASCADE DRYWALL. Res / Comm Drywall, taping, text. ceilings, t-bar. steel stud. Call Rob 604-218-2396 or 604-820-9601

260

SPA PARTY We invite you to book today

548

TONY’’S PAINTING

#1 Cash Buyer

ELECTRICAL

FREE! Scrap Metal Removal...FREE!!!

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

*Appliances *BBQs *Exercise Equip *Cars/Trucks/Trailers *Hotwater Tanks *Furnaces * Restaurant Equipment All FREE pickup!

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

604-572-3733 HOME REPAIRS

359 SAND, GRAVEL & TOPSOIL

Your house or mine

604-467-4541 182

275

FINANCIAL SERVICES

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. 1-877-987-1420 www.pioneerwest.com

FLOOR REFINISHING/ INSTALLATIONS 604-618-6401 Marcel

Ceramic Tiles, Hardwood Laminate Guaranteed work, Free Estimate. PROFESSIONAL FLOOR INSTALLATIONS

CHECK CLASSIFIEDS bcclassified.com 604-575-5555

300

Landscape Construction Renovations W Maintenance

GARDENING 7 Days / Week

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

(604)465-1311

meadowslandscapesupply.com

Green Services Ltd

604-463-3644 604-861-1490 JAGUAR LANDSCAPING Lawn & Garden Service. Design, Pruning, Lawns, Cleanups, Comm/ Res. (604)466-1369

TOPSOIL

• • •

.Can-Pro Paint & Drywall. 3 rooms $250. Over 25 yrs of quality service. Insured/Free Est. 604-7717052

LANDSCAPING

Call Keith McDonald

Prompt Delivery Available

Bookkeeping & Accounting Payroll, Year-end, Financial Statements, Income Taxes E-FILE Service Ph: 604-465-2123 Cellular: 604-788-0161

RETIRED carpenter wants to keep busy. Looking for small carpentry jobs. Will repair or build new. Will also do small plumbing jobs. Call Ken 604-460-7803.

DUTCH TOUCH

Free estimates

281

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

Carpet, linoleum, repairs, and restretches. 20 yrs. exp., fully insured.

604-782-2069

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

$$CASH $$ for your furniture, tools, electronics, antiques, appliances, computers & collectibles.

332

PAVING/SEAL COATING

SCREENED TOPSOIL MUSHROOM MANURE BARK MULCH 604-467-3003

www.jonesbroscartageltd.com

T-rahproperties.com Call: 604-250-9007

639 REAL ESTATE SERVICES • DIFFICULTY SELLING? •

Difficulty Making Payments? No Equity? Penalty? Expired Listing? We Buy Homes! No Fees! No Risk! www.GVCPS.ca / 604-786-4663

RENTALS 706

APARTMENT/CONDO

BRAND new 1 bdr Condo on top floor for rent on 226th St. in Maple Ridge. Leave your car at home, central location, walk to bus, shopping, banks, restaurants, recreation, library, etc. Available in February. $900 per month. Senior’s discount available. Basic cable and internet, underground parking and storage included. Please call 604-820-9577.

Derek Manor 2048 Manning Ave. Port Coq ~ 604-941-5452 or 604-944-7889 FREE PREMIUM CABLE $80 Value

Single Items to Entire Households 604-463-4449 604-209-6583

560

MISC. FOR SALE

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best price. Best quality. All shapes & colours available. 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper?

800 sf S Impeccably clean Heat SH/W S Prkg S Jan 15th.

1 bdrm / $995/mo. No pets ~ Ref’s req’d.

GARIBALDI Court (604) 463-9522 Central Maple Ridge 2 Bdrm units available. Great location for seniors! Clean, quiet & affordable! Incls heat, h/w, cable. Senior Move-In Allowance. Refs & Credit check req.

Sorry No Pets CRIME FREE BUILDING

PLUMBING 374

TREE SERVICES

100% Heating & Plumbing 24/7 Certified, Insured & Bonded

Fully Reno’d House approx 3000 sq.ft. 6 Bdrm. 3 bath. 2 bdrm. suite. Detached garage. Lrg. (.883 acre) corner lot. $599,000.

For more info: google us.

ASPHALT PAVING • Brick Driveways • Retaining Walls • Foundation Repairs • Sealcoating 604-618-2304

338

OPEN HOUSE

ANYTHING OF VALUE

www.tkhaulaway.com

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Valentine’s Special

~ Since 1987 ~

mikes hauling 604-516-9237

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

Lic. Electrician A+, BBB member Expert trouble shooter, All types of Electrical work 24/7 604-617-1774

FURNITURE

OPEN HOUSE

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 1:00-4:00 21587-128th Ave. MR

Yorkshire Terrier, 3/mo old female Shots & dewormed. Vet checked Black & tan. $800. 604-828-2806

778-231-9675, 778-231-9147

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NEW 14 Wide in 55+ Mission Park $83,900 w/$550 pad rent. Pet OK. Chuck 604-830-1960

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

Local & long distance Movers

287

PETS

Save-On Roofing - Specializing in New Roofs, Re-Roofs & Repairs. 778-892-1266

MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, RENOVATION www.proficientrenovation.com or call 604-323-4111 for more details.

BEST CLEANERS

604-468-8889

HEALTH & WELLNESS

633 MOBILE HOMES & PARKS

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

604-465-1311

M.T. GUTTERS

DESIGN

MIND BODY SPIRIT

HOMES WANTED We Buy Homes BC • All Prices • All Situations • • All Conditions • www.webuyhomesbc.com (604) 657-9422

BRO MARV PLUMBING 24/7 Plumbing, heating, plugged drains BBB. (604)582-1598, bromarv.com FIXIT PLUMBING & HEATING H/W Tanks, Reno’s, Boilers, Furn’s. Drain Cleaning. Ins. (778)908-2501

HOUSES FOR SALE

Meadows Landscape Supply

UNIQUE CONCRETE

173

626

.Jim’s Mowing. 310-JIMS (5467).

Cellular 604-671-9694

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REAL ESTATE

CHEAP - CHEAP - $335,000. Maple Ridge, large lot, large shop, 100% reno’d 2 bdrm (604)761-6935

• Hot water tanks • Furnaces • Broilers • Plugged Drains 778-862-0560

604.465.2944

Call (604)839-5632

Leo: 604-657-2375 / 604-462-8620

# 101-1125 Nicola Avenue Port Coq. (behind COSTCO)

LANDSCAPING

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

Den’s GarDENing Services

Reasonable Rates Guaranteed Work

MAIDS R’ US Primary duties include maint. troubleshooting & repair of diesel & gas marine engines. Knowledgeable in vessel electrical systems. Must have own tools and a valid drivers license. Compensation Based On Experience. Please forward resume to vancouveroutboard@ telus.net

300

CLEANING SERVICE

604-789-1725

Marine Technician

GARDENING

Residential & Commercial

TRADES, TECHNICAL

JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANICS Fort McMurray & Leduc Alberta Gladiator Equipment Ltd. has immediate positions for Journeyman Heavy Duty, off road Certified Mechanics for work in Fort McMurray and Leduc, Alberta. Excellent wages and benefits. www.gladiatorequipment.com fax 1-780-986-7051. hr@gladiatorequipment.com

281

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

EMMA’S

100 - 20201 Lougheed Hwy. Maple Ridge

160

CLEANING SERVICES

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

RELIABLE & AFFORDABLE

TREE & STUMP

Journeyman Call 604-345-0899

removal done RIGHT! • Tree Trimming • Fully Insured • Best Rates

10% OFF if you Mention this AD! *Plumbing *Heating *Reno’s *More Lic.gas fitter. Aman: 778-895-2005

www.treeworksonline.ca treeworkes@yahoo.ca

604-787-5915/604-291-7778

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

MAPLE RIDGE, 2 Bdrm, apt. Central location. Recently renovated with laundry. $795/mo. Refs req. N/S, N/P. (604)467-8240

MAPLE RIDGE CENTRAL 1 bdrm apt, $750/mo incl heat, h/w, N/P. Avail Now. Call 604-476-6683.


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RENTALS 706

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDO

MAPLE RIDGE

706

RENTALS

APARTMENT/CONDO

706

Maple Ridge

1 & 2 Bdrms $790/$875 GREAT LOCATION

Queen Anne Apts. * Renovated Suites * Clean, very quiet, large, INCLUDES: HEAT, HOT WATER & HYDRO Near Shopping & Amenities. SENIOR’S DISCOUNT

604-463-2236 604-463-7450

(604)466-5799

12186-224 St, Maple Ridge CertiďŹ ed Crime Free Buildings

UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT 11895 Laitty St, Maple Ridge WESTGATE APARTMENTS Fully renod 1 & 2 bdrm suites Full time on-site caretaker. Available Immediately CALL ANYTIME TO VIEW

Glenwood Manor Apartments 1 & 2 Bdrms from $655 & $880 & renovated suite with dishwasher $45. extra. Clean, Spacious Includes heat, hot water & parking Seniors discount 21387 Dewdney Trunk Rd

MAPLE RIDGE

1-604-358-8722 709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL PORT COQUITLAM, 1500 - 3000 sq ft. Ground floor commercial area. Facing onto city park. 1 blk from Lougheed/ Shaughnessy intersection. Call 604-464-3550.

736

NEWER APARTMENTS MAPLE RIDGE

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

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

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

â—† 1 & 2 Bdrm starting at $750 â—† Six Appliances â—† Secured Underground Prkg. â—† Cls. to West Coast Express â—† Adult Oriented

22334 - 117th Ave Phone 604-463-5660 RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. Call bcclassified.com 604.575.5555

APARTMENT/CONDO

HOMES FOR RENT

COQUITLAM Ctr. 3 Bdrm suite up: 2baths, spec view, w/d, d/w, 10 min walk to Coq Ctr, greenline, D.College ns/np, avl now, resp, work ref’s $1800 +utils. Also: 3 Bdrm grd lvl suite down: sep livrm, w/d, d/w, $1350 +utils. Call 604-781-1703 MAPLE RIDGE 12880 216 Street. 4 Bdrm house, 5 appls. Avail now. $1995/mo + utils. (604)722-5609

741

Polo Club Apartments

OFFICE/RETAIL

Maple Ridge OfďŹ ce & Retail Space

19071 Ford Rd. Pitt Meadows

Unbelievable Rates, Starting at $495/month. Various sizes 320sf. - 2000sf. Various downtown locations. Updated and well maintained.

1 Bdrm apts $750 2 Bdrm apts $800

Clean, Quiet Well Managed Bldg. 3 Blocks to W.C. Express

Rick Medhurst Royal LePage Realty

Incl heat, hot water & parking. Close to stores and Schools.

W 1 & 2 Bdrm Suites W 3 Appliances W Secured Garage Parking W Adult Oriented W Ref’s Req’d & Absolutely No Pets

MAPLE RIDGE

AVAILABLE NOW

SUNRISE 22292 122nd Avenue (604)349-5982 MAPLE RIDGE Central - Large 1 bdrm apt. Deck, lndry facil, prkg & storage. NS/NP $630/month Avail. Feb.01. 604-937-3534

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

604.466.8404 (Erik)

604-463-3000 MAPLE RIDGE: Prime Retail space approx 1000 sf. 224th btwn Lougheed & Dewdney. High traffic area For info please call (604)230-3058

604.465.7221 PORT COQUITLAM

Bright Clean & Spacious 1 Bdrm suite $775 (top oor) 2 Bdrm (corner suite) $925 S Includes heat/hot water S 1.5 blocks to various bus stops S 2 blocks to Safeway/medical S City park across street S Gated parking and Elevator S Adult oriented building S References required CALL FOR APPOINTMENT

604-464-3550

746

ROOMS FOR RENT

RENTALS 748 SHARED ACCOMMODATION

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

Call 604-467-3944

810

TRANSPORTATION

AUTO FINANCING

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

MAPLE RIDGE townhouse - private bdrm, bathroom & sitting room for senior female. $600 inclusive. Call for more details 604-466-9901.

750

2007 MERCEDES. A luxury car like no other. This fully loaded Mercedes S550 4-Matic S class. Premium and comfort package includes - navigation, voice command, heated and cooled seats, power rear shades and blinds, premium sound system, panoramic roofs both front and rear. Absolutely has it all. Very clean inside and out. No accidents. 150,000 km. Asking $26,900 obo. Contact me via email for further information at:

SUITES, LOWER

2 BEDROOM brand new Legal Basement is up for rent. $895. maxxxon2002@yahoo.com. RENTALS: These listings cover all types of rentals from apartments, condos, office space, houseboats and vacation homes. So if you’re in the market to rent, or looking for a roommate, start here. bcclassified.com Call us toll-free 1-866-575-5777

MAPLE RIDGE 2 bdrm grnd lvl ste, priv entry & lndry, full bath, close to bus, schools & shops. N/S, N/P. Refs req’d. $1000 incl utils. Immed. 604-459-9166 lve msg.

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A.T.I.K. Holdings Ltd, landlord, has taken possession of the above mobile home pursuant to Residential Tenancy Regulation 481/2003, Part 6, Sections 39(7) (Abandonment of Personal Property) and intends to sell the above mobile home unless someone either takes possession of the property, establishes a right to possession of it, or makes an application to the court to establish the right within 30 days. Name of Tenant/Owner: L i n d a Darlene Sims

WE BUY CARS

604-467-7878

Description of Property to be Sold: 1971 Atco Velaire Mobile Home, Serial # V5620091, MHR Registry #001723

23359 Fisherman Rd, Albion Mon-Sat 8am-4pm www.fvme.com

PITT MEADOWS 3 Bdrm T/H in quiet family complex, rent geared to income. N/P. Call: 604-465-4851

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TRANSPORTATION

Name and Address of the Landlord: A.T.I.K. Holdings Ltd. C/o Doug Hallat, Agent 3295 Sunnyside Road Anmore, B.C. V3H 4Z4 Phone: 604-469-2606 Email: dhallat@gmail.com

AUTO ACCESSORIES/ PARTS

Mid 80’s CORVETTE console, heater core w/fan, drive shaft, rear exhaust, AC evaperator & lines, hood latches & many small interior pieces, glove box, washer fluid reservoir. $5. & up or $300 for everything. (604)869-1422

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS 2000 VW PASSAT for parts, runs, needs transmission, $2,000. obo. Call 604-302-3281.

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

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1-3:30 pm

Pitt Meadows Public Library • Stories • Games • Activities • Passports • Prizes

Puppet shows for Children & Adults by Elspeth Bowers, Puppeteer Extraordinaire

BOATS

ALUMINUM BOAT WANTED, 10’, 12’ or 14’, with or without motor or trailer, will pay cash, 778-868-9342

Location and Address of Residential Premises: Garibaldi Village MHP, #13, 23201 Calvin Crescent, Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 4S3

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809

MARINE

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

METAL EXCHANGE WE BUY SCRAP METAL

MAPLE RIDGE spac 2 bdrm, grnd lvl, newly renod. N/P. $900 incl util, sh W/D. Avail now. 778-317-9096

752

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

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

30-DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL THE FOLLOWING PROPERTY

MAPLE RIDGE East bright, spacious 2 bdrm, N/P, N/S, $900 incl’s util’s. Feb 1. 778-668-8509 weekdays after 5pm, weekends anytime

MAPLE RIDGE Ctrl steps to school, transit & shops. 3 Bdrm upper lvl, 1.5 bths, patio & yard. $1200+ 50% utils. Feb 1. NS/NP. (604)722-2029

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MAPLE RIDGE Central. Brand new 2 bdrm, 1200 s/f. New W/D, stove & D/W. $1000/mo. incl utils. N/S. Absolutely no pets. 604-477-9871.

751

TRANSPORTATION

jsarowa@shaw.ca or 604-897-1546

MAPLE RIDGE Balsam Ck, 8yr/old 2bd ste, 1.5bath, 5 appls, new paint ns/np, avl now. $850. 604-773-3912

$75 OFF 1ST MONTH

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

TRANSPORTATION

Come dressed as someone from your favorite decade (1910-2010) Bring your family for some good old-fashioned fun! Suitable for ages 0-100!

www.fvrl.bc.ca www.communityliteracy.ca Serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows since 1978

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Delivery Delivery and and Destination Destination charge charge includes includes freight, freight, P dealer fees and full of Financing example: 2014 Tucson 2.0L FWD for at per $119 96 for a obligation of $250 down required. Cash price is $23,259. Cost P.D.E., .D.E., dealer admin admin fees and a aproduct full tank tank of gas. gas.feature Financing example: 2014 Tucson 2.0L GL FWD MT MT owned for $23,259 $23,259 at 1.9% 1.9%Auto per annum annum equals $119 bi-weekly bi-weekly for 96 months months forfrom a total total obligation of $25,070. $25,070. $250 down payment required. Cash priceGL is 6-Speed $23,259. Manual/ Cost of of The Hyundai names, logos, names, names, images and slogans areGL trademarks by Hyundai Canadaequals Corp. †Finance offers for available O.A.C. Hyundai Financial Services based on payment a new 2013 Accent 5 Door Borrowing is $1,811. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. ♦Price of models shown: 2013 Accent 5 Door GLS 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra Limited/ Borrowing is $1,811. Example price includes Delivery andFWD Destination of $1,760. Registration, PPSA, fees, levies, license feesfor and72/84/96/96 all applicable taxes are excluded. ♦Price ofare models shown: 2013 Accent 5 Door GLS 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra Limited/ 2013 Elantra GL 6-Speed Manual/2014 Tucson 2.0L GL MT/2014 Santa Fe 2.4L FWD insurance, with an annual finance rate ofcharges, 0%/0%/1.9%1.9% months. Bi-weekly payments $113/$111/$119/$139. $0/$0/$250/$1,500 down payment required. Cost of 2014 Tucson Tucson 2.4L 2.4L Limited Limited AWD/2014 AWD/2014 Santa Santa Fe Fe 2.0T 2.0T Limited Limited AWD AWD are $19,249/$24,849/$35,359/$40,659. Prices Delivery Destination charges of $1,550/$1,550/ $1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, levies, charges, license fees all 2014 are Prices include include Delivery and and Destination charges $1,550/$1,550/ $1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, fees, levies,and charges, license fees and and all applicable applicable Borrowing is $0/$0/$1,811/$2,114. Finance offers include Delivery and$19,249/$24,849/$35,359/$40,659. Destination of $1,550/$1,550/$1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, of levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery Destination charge includes freight, taxes are are excluded. excluded. ΩPrice ΩPrice adjustments adjustments are are calculated calculated against against the the vehicle’s vehicle’s starting starting price. price. Price Price adjustments of of up up to to $3,340/$4,540 $3,340/$4,540 available available on on 2013 2013 Accent Accent 5 5 Door Door L L 6-Speed 6-Speed Manual/2013 Manual/2013 Elantra Elantra L L 6-Speed 6-Speed Manual Manual (on cash cash purchases purchases only). only). Price adjustments adjustments applied applied taxes P .D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2014 Tucson 2.0L GL FWDadjustments MT for $23,259 at 1.9% per annum equals $119 bi-weekly for 96 months for a total obligation of $25,070. $250 down(on payment required. Cash Price price is $23,259. Cost of before taxes. taxes. Offer Offer cannot be be combined combined or or used used in in conjunction conjunction with with any any other other available available offers. offers. Offer Offer is is non-transferable non-transferable and and cannot cannot be be assigned. assigned. No No vehicle trade-in trade-in required. required. †Ω♦Offers †Ω♦Offers available available for for a a limited limited time, time, and and subject subject to to change change or or cancellation cancellation without without notice. notice. See See before Borrowing is $1,811.cannot Example pricemay includes Delivery and Destination of $1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, licenseWarranty fees and vehicle all applicable taxes arevehicle excluded. ♦Price of against models shown: in 2013 Accent 5 Door GLS 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra Limited/ dealer for for complete complete details. details. Dealer Dealer may sell for for less. less. Inventory Inventory is is limited, limited, dealer dealer order order may may be be required. required. ††Hyundai’s ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Comprehensive Limited Limited Warranty coverage covers covers most most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under under normal use use and and maintenance maintenance conditions. conditions. dealer sell coverage components defects workmanship 2014 Tucson 2.4L Limited AWD/2014 Santa Fe 2.0T Limited AWD are $19,249/$24,849/$35,359/$40,659. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,550/$1,550/ $1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies,normal charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. ΩPrice adjustments are calculated against the vehicle’s starting price. Price adjustments of up to $3,340/$4,540 available on 2013 Accent 5 Door L 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual (on cash purchases only). Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. †Ω♦Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.

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The Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2013 Accent 5 Door GL 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra GL 6-Speed Manual/2014 Tucson 2.0L GL FWD MT/2014 Santa Fe 2.4L FWD with an annual finance rate of 0%/0%/1.9%1.9% for 72/84/96/96 months. Bi-weekly payments are $113/$111/$119/$139. $0/$0/$250/$1,500 down payment required. Cost of Borrowing is $0/$0/$1,811/$2,114. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,550/$1,550/$1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and Destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2014 Tucson 2.0L GL FWD MT for $23,259 at 1.9% per annum equals $119 bi-weekly for 96 months for a total obligation of $25,070. $250 down payment required. Cash price is $23,259. Cost of Borrowing is $1,811. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Price of models shown: 2013 Accent 5 Door GLS 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra Limited/2014 Tucson 2.4L Limited AWD/2014 Santa Fe 2.0T Limited AWD are $19,249/$24,849/$35,359/$40,659. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,550/$1,550/ $1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. ˜Price adjustments are calculated against the vehicle’s starting price. Price adjustments of up to $3,340/$4,540 available on 2013 Accent 5 Door L 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual (on cash purchases only). Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. †˜Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.

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