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Transportation history buff helming capital campaign for new North Van museum Don Evans will oversee the museum’s $5-million capital campaign; city council wants to see a solid feasibility study this spring MARIA SPITALE-LEISK S TA f f R e p o RT e R

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on Evans, a transportation history buff who brings Harvard University-learned business acumen, has been chosen by the city of North Van to ignite interest in a $10-million museum project for the Lonsdale waterfront. The longtime North Vancouver resident brings a wealth of experience to his post as chair of the new North Van museum campaign cabinet. After a lengthy career in the corporate sector with BC Tel, Evans switched gears and started a leadership consultancy business. He’s a lifelong Rotarian, member of the Vancouver Board of Trade, past chair of the E-Comm 911 board of directors — and recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal for his active community involvement. Most notably, Evans was instrumental in fundraising $18 million for the West Coast Railway Association, which has preserved much of Canada’s railway history in a heritage park in Squamish. In 2011, after a five-year, $10-million capital campaign helmed by Evans, the

hISTory IN ThE mAKINg - Don Evans, chair of the new museum capital campaign, and North Vancouver Museum and Archives director Nancy Kirkpatrick review plans inside the ‘Pipe Shop’ — where, in 2017, the community’s history will be showcased through interactive exhibits. Maria Spitale-Leisk photo WCRA opened the CN Roundhouse and Conference Centre. Now Evans is excited to be part of a project that will showcase North Van’s past — which is steeped in shipbuilding history — present and future. “So railways and ships — all of these

types of things are of keen interest to me,” said Evans, standing inside the historic “Pipe Shop” at Shipbuilders’ Square on Wednesday. At the moment it’s an unfinished, lofty 11,000-square-foot space. But Evans can imagine four main interactive exhibit galleries — a Mount Fromme mountain biking simulator, for one — and a suspension bridge that spans the museum’s lobby and leads to a second-floor tree canopy, among other exciting ideas. Evans said he really buys into this vision that fosters a new generation of museum-goers. To “make people aware of the vibrancy it will bring to the waterfront,” said Evans, the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Commission has embarked on an awareness campaign. It coincides with a museum fundraising feasibility study that is also underway. KCI Ketchum Canada, which provides consultancy services for the non-profit sector, has been commissioned for the study. The firm was recently hired by Presentation House Gallery, which will also be making a move to the Lonsdale waterfront. CNV council, at a July 15 meeting, agreed to put up half of the $10-million price tag for the new museum, in a deal that hinges on the proponents providing the city with a solid fundraising feasibility study by this spring. “The wonderful thing is the city has committed the first five million [dollars],”

said Evans. “From a fundraising perspective, it’s a nice position to be in. So we are very optimistic that we will get the job done.” KCI is canvassing the North Van community to determine which sectors would most likely financially support a new museum. Their report will inform the NVMAC on how to proceed with the museum fundraising campaign, which should stretch into next year. In his experience fundraising for the Squamish railway attraction, Evans said corporate sponsorship played a key role in the capital campaign. “The name CN Roundhouse & Conference Centre is so named because of CN’s major sponsorship of the project. We also have some sponsored galleries in the building,” said Evans. It’s a fundraising strategy he’s hoping to apply to the new North Van museum. “Absolutely — things such as each of the four main galleries could each have a sponsor, and there will be other opportunities as well,” said Evans. As well, the NVMAC will continue to lobby the provincial and federal governments for funding opportunities. The museum is anticipated to be open in 2017, which coincides with Canada’s 150th birthday, leaving the NVMAC hopeful some special federal grants to help mark the occasion will be available.

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Ban smoking on CNV pub patios: medical health officer Council says butting out will have negative impact on certain small businesses MICHAELA GARSTIN S tA f f R E p o Rt E R

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be enacted. In 2008, provincial regulations came into effect prohibiting smoking in hospitality industry establishments, including restaurants and pubs. Seeking more stringent bylaws, in 2009, the districts of North and West Vancouver implemented bans on smoking on all pub and restaurant patios, in parks and playgrounds and on sports fields. At the time, the regulations were turned down by the city of North Van. Now Lysyshyn, who has worked at the North Shore’s health officer since January, would like the city to jump on board. Currently, 10 per cent of city residents smoke, which is around 2.5 per cent higher than the North Shore overall. Particularly concerned with banning smoking on legion patios, Mayor Darrell Mussatto suggested Lysyshyn meet with pub and restaurant owners to find out their concerns and work with them to form a plan. “Last time we had… someone who fought in the Second World War and he comes in front of us and says ‘I fought for this country, I want to be able to smoke on the patio.’ That’s pretty powerful…” But Lysyshyn says the regulations would help protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke, not just the smokers themselves. “…Exposure to second-hand smoke on patios can be as high as it previously was indoors. The idea that there is enough ventilation on patios is not the case,” he told council. “The majority of the public actually wants smokefree patios, they want protection from second-hand

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n a family full of Canucks fans, Cassidy Wait is a contrarian. The promising young player from Deep Cove has decidedly chosen Pittsburg and (gasp) Chicago as her picks in the run-up to the Stanley Cup playoffs. Still, she holds onto a Canucks souvenir personally handed to her by recently departed goalie Roberto Luongo: The jersey off his back, won by Wait after her seat was randomly chosen at a game in 2011. “It smelt very bad,” she laughs. Wait is currently working hard at her ultimate goal of playing hockey in the Olympics. One look at her highlight reel, and it’s clear the 14-year-old is well on her way. But behind the scenes, she is being tripped up by a financial obstacle. Since starting skating lessons the day after her second birthday, Wait has stickhandled her way through each division of local girls’ hockey league North Shore Avalanche. Around her Atom year, people took notice of the lefty’s agility on the ice. Wait began amassing tournament MVP and top scorer trophies. In 2011, and every year since, Wait made the cut for the international Selects Hockey Program — a coveted opportunity for elite young athletes to get their first taste of high-level competition while developing their skills. Many Selects products have gone on to have illustrious hockey careers. To date, Wait has played in tournaments across North America and trained with the likes of Olympic female hockey stars Hayley Wickenheiser and Jamie Hagerman. Wait recently learned she would be joining a pared down roster of female hockey talent for this year’s West Coast Selects team, which will compete in an international invitational tournament in Iceland and Finland this spring. “I was just really surprised, and

excited to have this new opportunity,” says Wait, a Grade 9 Windsor secondary hockey academy student. Mixed with that emotion is a somber reality faced by her parents and many others of young athletes: The ever-rising cost of sports programs. “We work very hard and sacrifice a lot so she can play hockey. We wish we could give her a lot more,” says Wait’s mom Denise. So far, her daughter has been forced to decline a couple invitations from out-of-town hockey programs aimed at producing future Olympians. Writes Wait on her Facebook page: “Unfortunately like most Canadian sports, hockey is experiencing a shortfall in funding and my limited personal resources unfortunately do not make up for the shortcomings that I frequently face as a young student and athlete, and this is why I seek your support. This is how you can help.” To join her Selects team in Europe, for one week, it will cost close to $4,000 which basically covers airfare, accommodations, meals and tournament fees. Recognizing her family’s financial hardship, Selects Hockey has set up a sponsorship for Wait to help get her to Iceland and Finland. In return, Wait is pledging to work her hardest to make her hometown proud, and keep her followers posted on her on-ice success through her Facebook page. Just last Friday, Wait put up two goals and an assist to lead the Avalanche to victory over the Surrey Falcons in the regional playoffs. The team has now secured a berth in the provincials to be played in Fort St. John. In her downtime, Wait, a wellrounded student, escapes life’s pressures by shooting pucks outside her grandparents’ house and paddle boarding in the Cove. And, of course, watching the Penguins — of the hockey playing variety. Those wishing to donate to Wait’s Finland and Iceland tournament scholarship fund can send a cheque directly to Selects head office: Legacy Global Sports, Attention: Accounting, 99 Bow St., Suite 100W, Portsmouth, NH 03801. More information on Wait’s hockey journey is available at Facebook. com/hockeydreams2000.

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1 Canuck hockey legends Pat (The Big Irishman) Quinn, left, and Stan (Steamer) Smyl meet fans and friends at the restaurant’s big VIP opening night party. 2 Warren Erhart, White Spot president and CEO, joins Peter Toigo, managing director of Shato Holdings (White Spot’s parent company). 3 Serving up smiles and samples, Shannon McIsaac, left, and Chaundra Kazakoff keep hungry guests happy. 4 Upholding the White Spot name in a gleaming new kitchen are chef/kitchen manager Steve Langridge and restaurant GM Harley Bennett. 5 Park Royal’s Rick Amantea congratulates Shato Holdings’ leasing director Heather Grant on a successful opening celebration. 6 BC Restaurant and Food Services Association (BCRFA) CEO and president Ian Tostenson checks out the new dining room with wife Cathy Tostenson, White Spot’s vice president marketing.

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A’hoy there! Entrepreneurial brothers Lyndon and Jamie Cormack have left behind their cowboy roots and anchored in Deep Cove

Herschel Supply Company founders Lyndon (in grey) and Jamie (ballcap) Cormack at their new store, A’hoy Goods in Deep Cove. Rob Newell photo

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n a drizzly March afternoon, business partner brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack stride past a vacant store on Deep Cove’s quaint main street and make a mental note. The percolating of their minds is palpable. They have what is best described as a hawk-like eye on the Cove’s retail climate. “We have a different vision of the Cove than some of the businesses that have come and gone,” says Jamie, 40. “Do you mind if we eat while we do the interview?” asks 37-year-old Lyndon, who edifies the art of effective multitasking. The brothers make a beeline for Cove institution Honey’s Doughnuts. They only travel two store lengths before being stopped by the area’s unofficial mayor, who informs them filming for a new TV show will shut down the main drag next week. “That’s great news,” Lyndon shouts over his shoulder as he heads into Honey’s. In between bites of grilled cheese and ham sandwich washed down with Coke, the boys talk ardently about A’hoy Goods, which opened last summer on Gallant Avenue’s southeast corner. They figure they are the first to brand Deep Cove, through a nautical-themed apparel line that boasts such slogans as “Locals Only” and “A’hoy or High Water.”

There are also travel candles and other trinkets, designed to evoke memories of time spent exploring the scenic enclave. “I think it’s promoting Deep Cove, and I think it’s something the area was missing,” says Jamie. “When people come to the Cove, they want to bring a piece of it home with them.” But A’hoy is much more than a gift store. There are everyday adventurers to cater to — the regular Cove clientele. For their store, the Cormack brothers have curated a selection of classic threads and footwear: Levi’s, Vans, Patagonia, Hunter Boots and Birkenstock — to name but five brands. They have also managed to capture the flavour of the Cove through subtle nautical furnishings. Most of the wares are cleanly displayed in a white wall unit with cubby hole-style compartments. The brothers may be charting new waters with A’hoy, their first physical store — but, as it turns out, they are already heavyweights in the retail arena. **** This picturesque waterfront community is where Jamie and Lyndon launched their now popular bag company Herschel Supply in 2009. However, the real genesis behind Herschel backpacks was inspired by the brothers’ worldly adventures — and in part by nostalgia.

The Cormacks hail from Herschel, Saskatchewan — hence the eponymous name of their company. “It’s a really small hamlet of currently only 30 people,” describes Lyndon. “And for us as brothers, and sort of adventurists, we loved getting out there and fixing up old motor bikes and snowmobiles. And it was land that you could just go explore all over the place.” That quintessential rural Saskatchewan living holds a special place in Jamie and Lyndon’s hearts. “So although some kids might call Disneyland their favourite place, ours was really just going back to this rural land where we could do whatever we wanted,” says Lyndon. The brothers’ formative years were actually spent in Calgary, and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where their dad worked in the oil and gas industry. And as soon as high school was done, they started exploring the world. “I love travelling,” says Jamie. “I think it keeps people creative. You get so much inspiration every time you leave your house.” This past January alone, Jamie and Lyndon collectively travelled to 11 cities and three continents. “Primarily, it’s for business,” explains Lyndon, adding it also affords him a unique opportunity to have dinners with friends in different parts of the world. Lyndon was the first to lay down roots in the Cove, about 14 years ago, after hearing from some friends about this mountain biking and snowboarding mecca called Mount Seymour. It was after Lyndon set eyes on the ostensibly attractive area that he was truly hooked. He quickly answered an ad to rent a waterfront home, and has since purchased two homes of his own within a 200-yard radius of that first abode. Jamie soon followed on Lyndon’s coattails to the Cove. He also owns a home in the area, and a membership to the Deep Cove Yacht Club. “For me, it’s one of those things... once you come to Vancouver, you want to end up here,” says Jamie. “It’s the best place in the world, in my mind — and I’ll never leave.” They may be Prairie boys at heart, but have certainly earned their sea legs. Both brothers have matching Boston Whalers for cruising up and down the local fjord and, in Jamie’s case, over to Saltspring Island for some open water fishing. Lyndon sticks closer to home with his wife and two young daughters. “We just hang around the Cove, and explore the waterfalls and go tubing,” he explains. But — as evidenced by their smartphones incessantly buzzing at their sides in the back room of Honey’s — downtime is few and far between for the owners of a retail line of backpacks that has gone ubiquitous. The work is divided up according to their retail strengths. Jamie takes on the design role, while Lyndon manages the marketing side of things. Together they collaborate with a diverse design team at Herschel headquarters in an old cannery building in Vancouver’s historic Railtown. Herschel also employs designers in Asia, where the bags are rapidly growing in popularity. Fans of the brand are initially drawn to Herschel’s seamless blend of classic and modern style. Then there’s the utilitarian element. One of Herschel’s more popular bags contains a separate, removable compartment for footwear — a functional element appreciated by those of us who explore the North Shore’s varied terrain. Joining the locally-inspired Lonsdale duffel bag and Seymour laptop bag: A recently launched line of Deep Cove-inspired bags built out of sail material, and bedecked in nautical navy and teal colours with red accents. continued, PAGE 12

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Herschel Supply Company founders Lyndon (in grey) and Jamie (ballcap) Cormack at their new store, A’hoy Goods in Deep Cove. Rob Newell photo

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n a drizzly March afternoon, business partner brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack stride past a vacant store on Deep Cove’s quaint main street and make a mental note. The percolating of their minds is palpable. They have what is best described as a hawk-like eye on the Cove’s retail climate. “We have a different vision of the Cove than some of the businesses that have come and gone,” says Jamie, 40. “Do you mind if we eat while we do the interview?” asks 37-year-old Lyndon, who edifies the art of effective multitasking. The brothers make a beeline for Cove institution Honey’s Doughnuts. They only travel two store lengths before being stopped by the area’s unofficial mayor, who informs them filming for a new TV show will shut down the main drag next week. “That’s great news,” Lyndon shouts over his shoulder as he heads into Honey’s. In between bites of grilled cheese and ham sandwich washed down with Coke, the boys talk ardently about A’hoy Goods, which opened last summer on Gallant Avenue’s southeast corner. They figure they are the first to brand Deep Cove, through a nautical-themed apparel line that boasts such slogans as “Locals Only” and “A’hoy or High Water.”

There are also travel candles and other trinkets, designed to evoke memories of time spent exploring the scenic enclave. “I think it’s promoting Deep Cove, and I think it’s something the area was missing,” says Jamie. “When people come to the Cove, they want to bring a piece of it home with them.” But A’hoy is much more than a gift store. There are everyday adventurers to cater to — the regular Cove clientele. For their store, the Cormack brothers have curated a selection of classic threads and footwear: Levi’s, Vans, Patagonia, Hunter Boots and Birkenstock — to name but five brands. They have also managed to capture the flavour of the Cove through subtle nautical furnishings. Most of the wares are cleanly displayed in a white wall unit with cubby hole-style compartments. The brothers may be charting new waters with A’hoy, their first physical store — but, as it turns out, they are already heavyweights in the retail arena. **** This picturesque waterfront community is where Jamie and Lyndon launched their now popular bag company Herschel Supply in 2009. However, the real genesis behind Herschel backpacks was inspired by the brothers’ worldly adventures — and in part by nostalgia.

The Cormacks hail from Herschel, Saskatchewan — hence the eponymous name of their company. “It’s a really small hamlet of currently only 30 people,” describes Lyndon. “And for us as brothers, and sort of adventurists, we loved getting out there and fixing up old motor bikes and snowmobiles. And it was land that you could just go explore all over the place.” That quintessential rural Saskatchewan living holds a special place in Jamie and Lyndon’s hearts. “So although some kids might call Disneyland their favourite place, ours was really just going back to this rural land where we could do whatever we wanted,” says Lyndon. The brothers’ formative years were actually spent in Calgary, and the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where their dad worked in the oil and gas industry. And as soon as high school was done, they started exploring the world. “I love travelling,” says Jamie. “I think it keeps people creative. You get so much inspiration every time you leave your house.” This past January alone, Jamie and Lyndon collectively travelled to 11 cities and three continents. “Primarily, it’s for business,” explains Lyndon, adding it also affords him a unique opportunity to have dinners with friends in different parts of the world. Lyndon was the first to lay down roots in the Cove, about 14 years ago, after hearing from some friends about this mountain biking and snowboarding mecca called Mount Seymour. It was after Lyndon set eyes on the ostensibly attractive area that he was truly hooked. He quickly answered an ad to rent a waterfront home, and has since purchased two homes of his own within a 200-yard radius of that first abode. Jamie soon followed on Lyndon’s coattails to the Cove. He also owns a home in the area, and a membership to the Deep Cove Yacht Club. “For me, it’s one of those things... once you come to Vancouver, you want to end up here,” says Jamie. “It’s the best place in the world, in my mind — and I’ll never leave.” They may be Prairie boys at heart, but have certainly earned their sea legs. Both brothers have matching Boston Whalers for cruising up and down the local fjord and, in Jamie’s case, over to Saltspring Island for some open water fishing. Lyndon sticks closer to home with his wife and two young daughters. “We just hang around the Cove, and explore the waterfalls and go tubing,” he explains. But — as evidenced by their smartphones incessantly buzzing at their sides in the back room of Honey’s — downtime is few and far between for the owners of a retail line of backpacks that has gone ubiquitous. The work is divided up according to their retail strengths. Jamie takes on the design role, while Lyndon manages the marketing side of things. Together they collaborate with a diverse design team at Herschel headquarters in an old cannery building in Vancouver’s historic Railtown. Herschel also employs designers in Asia, where the bags are rapidly growing in popularity. Fans of the brand are initially drawn to Herschel’s seamless blend of classic and modern style. Then there’s the utilitarian element. One of Herschel’s more popular bags contains a separate, removable compartment for footwear — a functional element appreciated by those of us who explore the North Shore’s varied terrain. Joining the locally-inspired Lonsdale duffel bag and Seymour laptop bag: A recently launched line of Deep Cove-inspired bags built out of sail material, and bedecked in nautical navy and teal colours with red accents. continued, PAGE 12

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These bags, along with the rest of Herschel’s collections, can be found on our shores at retailers including Aritzia, Urban Outfitters and, of course, A’hoy. They are also available in 50 other countries around the world. “Herschel spottings” is a term the brothers coined after their bags exploded in popularity. A write up in mens’ fashion bible GQ magazine within a few months of Herschel’s launching may have had a hand in that. Then came Apple’s endorsement of Herschel laptop bags. “It’s probably the hardest retail door in the world to get into,” says Lyndon. So how exactly does one make a pitch to the tech giant? “It kind of happened organically, to tell you the truth,” explains Lyndon. “We were able to deliver a great meaningful story for the world’s most valuable brand.” Herschel does have a celebrity following, but it’s a subject the brothers remain coy about, save for one tidbit. “This one this pretty cool: We see that Suri

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Chile steps up foothills of the Andes with volcanic soils pulling out the many intricacies of Syrah. I’m crushing hard on this chewy, meaty, peppery delight that has a few fresh violets along for the ride. Spotted recently at Everything Wine on the North Shore.

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few months back, I was invited by the Viña San Pedro Tarapaca Wine Group to fly down to Chile for a week-long tour of their Chilean properties, which includes six wineries. The last time I was in Chile was four years ago and I was eager to follow up on glimpses of an industry that was really stepping up its commitment to quality and building a strong reputation globally. Fast forward to 2014, and I’m seeing very positive strides, although there was one distinct aspect that concerns me. What I see in Chile that impresses me is an increasing emphasis on regionality. Wineries that focus either in singlevineyard or regional-specific wines are keenly conveying the various aspects of terroir the country enjoys. After all, there is much variety to play around with in a country that spans over 40 degrees of latitude. Let’s look at some of the reds which I felt showed clear typicity of their regions while offering tremendous value, rounded out by a step up onto the ol’ soapbox.

Viña Leyda 2012 Pinot Noir Reserva | Leyda Valley, Chile | $16.99 | BC Liquor Stores Winemaker Viviana Navarrete is leading the charge in the newer Leyda Valley coastal region about 90 kilometres west of Santiago with a notable focus on Pinot Noirs. Different plantings of various clones at different elevations allow her to hone in on varietal distinctiveness; this version a light and breezy study on cherries, truffles and charm with a pinch of spice. Viña San Pedro 1865 2011 Syrah | Cachapoal Valley, Chile | $25-30 | Private Wine Stores This region is nestled up against the sun-baked

Altaïr 2009 Sideral | Rapel Valley, Chile | $26 | BC Liquor Stores This Cabernet-dominated blend mingles with a little Syrah and Carménère and is all dark fruit, tobacco and spice with crisp minerality that keeps things lively. A gentleman’s club of a wine; hunting trophies on the wall, dark wood and all. A steal at 26 bucks. Viña San Pedro Epica Red | Chile | $16.99 | BC Liquor Stores A few years back, Australia veered away from regional, honest and expressive wines in favour of ultra-sweet, factory-made styles with critters on the label that swept the world until most markets turned their backs on them and sales plummeted. As they currently rebuild, it’s frustrating to see Chile take the first few steps in that same direction. With the current global fashion and market dominance of cloyingly sweet and uninspired red wines (see California’s Apothic Red with its 19 grams of residual sugar per litre), it’s frustrating to see wineries in Chile start to follow the same fashionable-but-doomed route with bottles like Epica (which has over 13 grams of residual sugar and zero grams of character), just so they can elbow in on this part of the market share. This is not a company that needs the cash, either. Just as the world is taking notice of Chile’s dedication to quality, it would be a shame for them to undo all of their recent achievements by championing these styles. Chile, and San Pedro wineries including Tarapaca, Altaïr, Leyda and more: When it comes to quality, style and value, you truly kick ass. I’d hate to see you fall on your own. Keep fightin’ the good fight!

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nesses in the 1300-block are struggling. The winner of several annual awards, including Best of the North Shore and best patio, Handi was the first East Indian restaurant to open in West Van. In his new location, Maroke will be losing the large patio with a view of the ocean but still has large windows and says the area gets a lot of foot traffic, a positive element for any restaurant. “We introduced Indian food to the people of West Vancouver,” says Maroke, adding involvement in the restaurant businesses runs in his family. He’s coowner of three Handi Restaurants, including locations on Dunbar Street in Vancouver and Hastings Street in Burnaby. His uncle owns Palki Restaurant on East 15th Street in North Van. “Our customers have been very loyal and supportive. They call to tell us ‘don’t go anywhere,” he says. “They want to make sure we’re not leaving.” His goal is to open the new Handi Restaurant, which will be smaller but

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still have 50 seats, by the end of March if the move goes smoothly. When the sales centre is created, the old Handi Restaurant will be unrecognizable. The outside will be re-clad in stone and glass, and the inside will include display kitchens, bathrooms and closets. “We wish [Maroke] all the best in his new location. He has run a great community restaurant and we hope it continues to be,” says James Patillo, chief development officer for Grosvenor Americas. “We are sorry to see him go from the site but we are moving forward with the redevelopment of the project.”

Handi Restaurant will soon be located at 1579 Bellevue Ave. in the old location of Ambleside Chinese Restaurant.

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Hurricane Carter refuses to let a terminal illness defeat his fight for justice Ex-boxer’s justice advocacy group Innocence International represents several prisoners, including West Van’s Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay JUSTIN BEDDALL EdITor

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x-boxer Rubin (Hurricane) Carter is on his deathbed, but he continues to fight for an inmate represented by his Toronto-based justice advocacy group, Innocence International. Carter, battling terminal prostate cancer, wrote an open letter to the New York Daily News late last month asking the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office to re-examine the case of David McCallum, a man who’s been imprisoned for 28 years for a murder that Carter is convinced he didn’t commit. In 1985 McCallum and Willie Stuckey, both teenagers at the time, were convicted of a killing that occurred during a car-jacking in Brooklyn. “Not a single piece of evidence ever implicated them in this crime nor placed them anywhere near the scene. Their two confessions, gained by force and trickery, are not corroborated even by each other; they read as if two different crimes were committed,” writes Carter, 76, in his op-ed letter. Carter — also an advocate for Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay, the former West Van men convicted in 2004 of a triple murder — notes in his letter to the

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sions. “She brought me up a tape that showed me that there were other people who were involved with the Mr. Big sting operation who were innocent and have been found to be innocent but have also been found guilty because of the Mr. Big sting.” “The confessions, that’s the only evidence they have….” Carter said about the case against Burns and Rafay. “They have convicted other people falsely, why not here too?” “I have two cases of false confessions, this is one of them. Atif Rafay and Sebastian Burns are false confessions. The second case is a case in New York State, David McCallum and Willie Stuckey, again two teenagers at the time, who were convicted of a crime they had nothing to do with.” Burns and Rafay were both 18 at the time of the murders. In 2008, Carter met with Rafay at the prison he’s incarcerated at in Monroe, Wash., and grilled him for several hours about his case. “I meet all of our clients, while they are still in prison, on death row, parole or wherever they are — and I look them smack dab in the face, eye to eye, and you tell me about it. You see I spent 20 years in prison with some of the most diabolical people you could ever find on the planet earth and I know who belongs in prison and I know who don’t belong in prison,” Carter said in a telephone interview. “So I go in there and look at people myself to see and to talk to them and there have been people that I go to prison to see and I look at them and say ‘Na you can’t fool me, you did it.’ And walk away from it, but Atif Rafay, I just could not believe that this young man could do that.” At the time, Rubin attempted to also meet with Burns, who is serving his sentence at a separate prison in Washington state, but he was unable to. “I didn’t meet him, I have talked to him on the phone, though.” Before taking on a client, Carter dissects the facts of the case. “I read up on them, I go out in the field, I investigate and see for myself what’s going on. I don’t take anything for granted at all. Just because somebody says they’re innocent, I don’t believe that. I got to know that for a fact and the only way I can know that for a fact is by going out in the field and finding out that information.” In July 2012, Burns and Rafay argued for a new trial in the Washington State Court of Appeals. Their legal team raised a number of issues, most notably the controversial tactics used during the RCMP’s Mr. Big operation to gather evidence, but a panel of three judges denied the appeal. Last February, Washington state’s top court denied the pair’s petition for a review of their failed bid in appeal court. After that decision, their legal team said they planned to take the case to U.S. federal court. Carter understands what it’s like to survive in prison waiting for your day in court. “Especially if you’re innocent. I know that, I spent 20 years in prison as an innocent person…..” Carter said. “Prison is a very rough place, a very rough place, and people have to find a way to deal with that.”

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Lawren Harris, “First Snow, North Shore of Lake Superior, 1923,” Collection of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Trevor Mills photo

This land is our land Edward Burtynsky and Lawren Harris exhibits at the Vancouver Art Gallery explore our relationship with landscape

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efore the Group of Seven arrived on the Canadian art scene in the 1920s, landscape paintings often showed bucolic scenes of wilderness tamed. People were placed in the painting and while they were small in proportion to the land around them, they were also deliberately present. Nature, on its own, had little value. Lawren Harris and the other six members of the Group of Seven were initially vilified for painting scenes that to many Canadians had no value aesthetically or culturally — the mountains of Lake Superior, the sometimes bleak forests of Northern Ontario, the strange beauty of the Arctic. Why paint places — ugly ones at that — that did not evoke a sense of man’s dominion over the land? Two floors above the Vancouver Art Gallery’s marvellous Lawren Harris: Canadian Visionary exhibit is an equally compelling exhibition of photos by Edward Burtynsky, A Terrible Beauty. Although it’s not a deliberate pairing, the two exhibits, taken together, force us to examine our complex relationship with what can loosely be called “nature.” When do we value it for its own sake and when are we willing to sacrifice it for our own benefit — especially if we don’t have to see the impact of our choices? Harris’s evolution as an artist was entwined with his interest in theosophy which, as the exhibit guide says, believed that “materialism had separated humanity from reality.” Its goal was to “reconstitute lost truths.” What truths would Harris — who died in 1970 — find if he were exposed to the scenes that Burtynsky chronicles with absolute clarity and an observer’s detached passion? Burtynsky puts humans back into the landscape, and how. Man’s dominion over the land? It’s there, in spades. But what gives his photographs their punch is that he manages to judge what he captures through his lens — simply by choosing that scene — while providing a seemingly dispassionate commentary. The photos have such serene grace that we are like materialistic moths to the consumer flame, all while saying we want to protect the nature that is destroyed to produce the goods we want to buy. “He chooses things which clearly need our attention,” says senior curator Bruce Grenfell. “If you stop and look at them, you can’t be comfortable with what you’re seeing.” Comfortable, no. Entranced, yes. On March 18 at 7 p.m., Bruce Grenville leads a public tour of A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky and Emily Carr: Scorned. Vancouver-based painter Eli Bornowsky will discuss the Lawren Harris exhibit on April 1 at 7 p.m. They are free for members or with gallery admission. -Martha Perkins is the editor of WE, a sister paper of The Outlook

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Cracking Canada’s small car conundrum likely to adopt the same numeric GENEVA, Switzerland - Small moniker. The concept vehicle has cars are huge here in Europe, if an all-new 1.5-litre SKYACTIV-D not in size certainly in numbers. diesel engine. Everywhere you turn, it seems Citroen no longer sells in North there is either a Ford Fiesta America though periodically or an Opel Astra (the General we hear rumours of a return by Motors subsidiary) about to the French manufacturer and its cross your path. If it is not those home rivals, Peugeot and Reexamples, there are any number nault. Their lines are so different of other similar sized economy While there is a to the often indistinguishable cars from the likes of Citroen, greater acceptance of small cars we get. Some of the VW, and Peugeot buzzing by. Micro cars such as the tiny smaller vehicles in our French creations are positively and I found myself gawSmart, with which we are facities, people outside funky ping at such an example in the miliar, and even smaller vehicles urban areas have new Citroen C4 Cactus. It’s zip into roadside parking spots where previously only a motormore ground to cover designed to challenge the likes of the Ford Focus and the VW Golf. cycle would park. and so are tempted It uses lightweight materials exMy two-prong mission at the by larger vehicles. tensively, including an aluminum Geneva Motor Show was to hood, which means it sips gas. view small cars we might see Keith Morgan The rubberized pads along the sometime soon and others we side would be perfect for people never will see but wish we who regularly have close encounters with could! Then ponder whether small cars will garage doorframes! ever catch on here in the way they have in General Motors looks to penetrate the difficult Europe. younger buyer marked with its Opel/VauxThere was something familiar about the first hall Adam. It’s dressed up in interesting car I encountered in the giant Palexpo show colours but it’s what is under the hood that buildings. Ah yes, a European version of the makes it really interesting. It has a variety trusty Honda Civic – Canada’s hottest seller of bigger engines as options but its smallest in that market segment. I am sure Honda engine is a new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder gas Canada would sell more if they resembled the engine, mated to a six-speed manual transvery hot Type R concept, which is destined to mission, with the pulling power of 1.6-litre be a racer. Yes, the new North American Civic power plant. Fuel consumption is expected is sportier than the last generation but the to be a miserly 4.5 L/100 km (combined city Euro versions always seem that bit sharper in highway). It may show up here in some form design. but right now GM has more than its fair share Next up was the Mazda Hazumi hatchback, of small cars. expected successor to the current Mazda2 and

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So far, I’ve looked at econo cars at the lower end of the market. No point in me offering price details because all Euro cars are substantially more expensive than the same examples sold here in Canada. Finally, I cast a close eye over the Audi S1, which is a hot sportback version of the popular A1. It comes with a 228hp 2.0-litre turbocharged gas engine capable of hitting 100 km/h in less than six seconds. I will reveal it will sell for more than $40,000 in the UK. It’s fast, it’s a premium offering and I’ll eat my hat if it shows up here. All of the above have great fuel economy going for them and most are competitively priced. The common keys to their success likely come down to two key factors. Impressive fuel consumption numbers matter because fuel in Europe is substantially more expensive than here. And Europe is crawling with folks going about their daily duties on often far less land and road space. While there is a greater acceptance of smaller vehicles in our cities, people outside urban areas have more ground to cover and so are tempted by larger vehicles, especially as a first family vehicle. And the truth is that the advances in fuel saving technology means there’s not a massive difference between the econo-cars and small family sedans. And perhaps a bigger factor is for “an extra $20 a month, madam, you could have the roominess and utility of this car.” A line heard in most dealerships, most days. And the sales people are not wrong. keith.morgan@drivewaybc.ca

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Refreshed RX350 ups the sportiness factor 2014 Lexus RX 350 F-Sport

Lexus didn’t refresh the inside of the cabin at all, keeping the updates to the exterior and driveline. Toyota is known for building high quality cars with fantastic resale value and has grabbed more Canadian Not to say that the inside is a disappointment, rather that some things could be tweaked. I’ll start with the Black Book “Best Retained Value” Awards than any positives. other manufacturer. The cabin has plenty of room for a family of four In the Lexus line of cars and SUVs, the best seller with a big back seat and lots of legroom. by far is the RX 350 mid-sized The materials used are of the highest SUV. Built using parts common to order and the RX is put together well. other Lexus and Toyota products, The controller for the communications it represents a lot of what Toyota/ and navigation system is unique in the Lexus is doing right. The engine is industry, mimicking a computer mouse. powerful but still thrifty enough It feels very natural and the driver rarely for most families, the space is to take their eyes of the road. generous and the design is elegant. The Lexus RX350 needs The array of buttons and their less For buyers that are looking for a bit than logical layout could more performance from the RX, the F-Sport offers the do with an update. The F-Sport package adds visual and same interior space comes which heatemotional punch. as a mid-sized sedan F-Sport ed and cooled seats but it but sits higher for took me about five minLooks: Over the last several utes to locate the switch years, Lexus has taken a more greater outward in the centre armrest. The aggressive design approach with viability, comes dial for the tuner is as far its latest introductions. The front standard with allaway from the driver as it grille is more dynamic, designed to mimic a spindle used in a fabric wheel drive and has a could be and the seating position is very high. loom. This is a tip of the hat to the high resale value. origins of the Toyota Company as Drive: At the heart of a textile maker. LED marker lights Zack Spencer all RX 350 models is a very and a deeper chin spoiler frame versatile 3.5L V6 engine with 270hp. the more aggressive grille. The larger 19-inch wheels The F-Sport is made sportier by the come in a smoked satin finish and the suspension is inclusion of an 8-speed automatic tweaked for more performance. Around back, all RX transmission instead of the regular 350 models come with a power rear lift gate. One 6-speed unit. By adding two more of the reasons the RX is so popular is the aggressive gears this new model really jumps starting price. The base model, with the same engine away from a stop and pulls very well to as this F-Sport, starts at $46,150 making it a very attractive alternative to buying a spendy German SUV. highway speeds. Two extra gears make a world of difference, helping to bring The F-Sport model is $55,400 but comes almost fully the engine to life and improving fuel loaded, with only two options available, the Intuitive economy. Parking Assist and Heads up Display, which brings the The suspension has also been modified price to $58,850 to include a sport tuned dampers and springs. I could certainly tell this RX Inside: The 2014 RX is a mid-cycle refresh of the is different, in some city conditions, model that was introduced in 2010. Unfortunately, the ride can be very choppy and not

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Program introduced for top North Shore basketball players West Van secondary and Basketball BC team up to offer high-calibre coaching MICHAELA GARSTIN S tA f f R E P o Rt E R

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any of West Vancouver School District’s top basketball players will begin working with highlevel coaches at a new training centre next school year. The Basketball BC High School Performance Training Centre based out of West Van secondary is open to students entering Grades 10 to 12 from all districts on the North Shore. Students in the program, which includes on-court training, basketball fitness and theory components, will receive physical education credit at their grade level and remain eligible to play for their home school. “The idea is to get the strongest kids at schools across the North Shore training together with coaches that are at the top level in our province, while still maintaining their eligibility at their home school,” said Garth Thomson, West Van secondary’s Basketball Academy program director. Boys’ coaching will be led by Greg Meldrum, a former National Team member and current Ridgeview teacher, while Shaun McGuinness, 2013 Basketball BC U17 female Canada Games silver medalist and UBC’s women’s assistant coach, will be leading the girls. Last year, the West Van school district launched a basketball academy for talented students in Grades 9 to 11. The Premier Basketball Academy runs in the morning outside of the normal basketball season from November to March. Rather than playing on teams, the athletes worked on different aspects of their game with highcalibre coaches, including Meldrum, who is responsible for the boys team in the new program. The new Basketball BC High School Performance Training Centre will be held during class time and equivalent PE credits will be awarded to the students. The program is open to students in North and West Vancouver, as well as Vancouver and Sea-toSky school districts. Ideally, around 20 boys and 20 girls will take part, said Thomson. “We’re targeting kids with post-secondary aspiration. A small percentage of kids in British Columbia that play high school basketball, play post secondary but if we can get these kids together they will improve each other,” he added. Tryouts take place on April 8 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The program costs $1,400 per year. For more information, email to gthomson@sd45.bc.ca.

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In Bloom: 5 Floral looks For sPrIng by Sara Samson

We know Miranda Priestly would say, “Florals … for spring … groundbreaking,” but this year’s selection is fresh thanks to bigger, bolder prints that are so wearable. Find a few of our picks on www.vitamindaily.com

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Hands show the change in temperature faster than other body parts, so by this point in the season, ours are looking tired, parched and in desperate need of a ‘lift’.

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hole Foods is coming to North Van, but shoppers will have to wait a while for the natural and organic grocer to open on the corner of 13th and Lonsdale Avenue. Slated to open in early 2018, the 40,000-square-foot store will be in the same lot where Safeway is now and will anchor The Onni Group’s mixed-use development, which includes an 80-foot office building and two condo towers measuring 240 feet and 180 feet. “We are deeply committed to creating a store that serves the unique needs of this community, and will reach out to ask for direct feedback about what our new neighbours would like to see in the store,” said Joe Rogoff, president of Whole Foods in the Pacific North West region, in a press release. Know for its organic and natural selection of food, this will be Whole Foods first store in North Vancouver and second on the North Shore — the other, at Park Royal Village, opened in 2004. In addition to the grocery store, the development is expected to have a pharmacy, coffee shop, restaurant, daycare space and roughly 340 apartment units in two towers. “We are thrilled to announce such a high-calibre grocery store as our anchor tenant — it is a great reflection of our entire development,” said Nick Belmar, vice-president of sales for Onni, in a press release. “We know a lot of North Vancouverites will be really happy to hear this news. Approval of the development was a lengthy and controversial process, with City of North Vancouver councillors hearing from dozens of people who were both opposed and supportive. In March 2013, after two and a half years of meetings, a 4-3 vote by council ultimately approved two bylaws that first rezoned the 1308 Lonsdale site to allow for comprehensive mixed-use development; and second, amended the city’s official community plan to allow for a tower over 180 feet, the current limit.

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Goodbye Extra Foods, hello La Maison Simons: The Market in Park Royal South is scheduled to close in mid-April

Stores at The Market in Park Royal South will be shutting their doors in April to make room for B.C.’s first La Maison Simons. While some businesses will move to other areas of the mall, others have chosen to close down, including Extra Foods. The 100,000-square-foot specialty fashion retailer is expected to open this fall, with construction beginning in May. With eight locations in Quebec and at West Edmonton Mall, Simons is known for its architectural elements as well as clothing. The recently opened 118,000-squarefoot store in Alberta, for instance, had a $50 million budget spent mostly on interior design. La Maison Simons will join Park Royal’s other new fashion retail stores, which include Anthropologie, LOFT, J. Crew, The Men’s Club, Zara and a flagship Aritzia location. Although Park Royal says it hasn’t been confirmed yet, a Loblaws could be taking the place of Extra Foods, a grocery store known for its low prices. The two stores are owned by the same company, which also includes the Real Canadian Superstore. The Market includes a cluster of smaller businesses. A complete list of those leaving Park Royal hasn’t been released yet. -Michaela Garstin

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Longtime devotees of Elaine Lui a.k.a. LaineyGossip.com’s blog are well-acquainted with Lainey’s mom, the aptly named “Squawking Chicken.” In her first book, Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When a Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter to Do? A Memoir (Sort Of), Lui unveils the complexity of mother-daughter relationships with candor and affection. Read our full review on www.vitamindaily.com

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