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Sobering reality Grade 11 students learned some important information about distracted driving (from any cause) during Correlieu secondary Road Safety Day, April 7. For more details and photos, see PAGE A9. Annie Gallant photo

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Resource expansion is being attributed to the spike in real estate markets across the north and west and the Gold Pan City could feel the ripple effect. The BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) reported 1,005 sales with a value of $248,635,086 through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) in the first quarter of 2014. This compares with 900 sales worth $212,173,760 to the end of March, 2013. As of March 31 there were 3,625 properties of all types available for purchase through the MLS compared to 3,815 at this time last year. “Real estate markets throughout BCNREB’s area continue to show strength, being led by a robust economy in the north and west (largely fueled by resource expansion, especially by LNG),” BCNREB president Ken Laursen said. “The central part of the region continues to show benefits from steady growth, while the southern part of the region continues to offer great affordability.” The Gold Pan’s neighbours, both to the north and south, saw growth (see stats below), whereas Quesnel’s first three months of 2014 witnessed a decrease in sales. However, BCNREB director and ReMax realtor William Lacy remains optimistic local markets will benefit from northern expansion. “Prince George and other areas in the north are experiencing increases in their respective markets and overall the north is doing well,” he said. “For last year, taken from the year–end statistics, we were up in activity and overall sales volume, but down in average price per sale, if we look at all categories combined. So we are holding strong and hoping to make a move in the right direction this year.” In the Quesnel area realtors reported 32 (46) sales worth $6.4 million ($12.1 mil-

lion) in the first three months of 2014. In addition to the 14 single family homes that sold, two parcels of vacant land and four homes on acreage have sold this year. There were 225 (243) properties of all types available for purchase through MLS in the Quesnel area as of March 31. In Williams Lake 64 (65) properties have sold so far this year through MLS. The value of these properties was $14.4 million ($14.1). In addition to the 23 single family homes sold, 16 homes on acreage, five manufactured homes in parks and three manufactured homes on land have changed hands in the first quarter. As of March 31 there were 360 (379) properties listed on the MLS in the Williams Lake area. In Prince George 250 (239) properties of all types, worth $62 million ($53.5 million), have changed hands in the first three months of 2014 in the City of Prince George. In the west part of the city the median price of the 53 single family homes that have sold on MLS was $240,000 ($210,500). In the area east of the by-pass, the 35 single family homes that sold had a median value of $202,500 ($182,750). In the northern part of the City, commonly referred to as “the Hart”, 33 single family homes sold with a median price of $304,000 ($259,000).  In the southwestern section of the city, 41 homes have sold since January with a median price of $321,000 ($295,500). At the end of March there were 622 (660) properties of all types available on the MLS within city limits. “Quesnel will hopefully feel the ripple effect from the growth in the resource opportunities in the north as people look for a great place to raise their families and live, and we all know Quesnel is such a place,” Lacy said. “With more and more people embracing a fly-in/fly-out style of work, we are looking to welcome those families who want a smaller community that has everything to offer, as well as an affordable lifestyle.”

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One of the most challenging tasks facing the Correlieu Grade 11 students at the Road Safety Day was sinking a basketball while wearing goggles which distorted their vision, simulating the effect of alcohol on a person’s perceptions while driving.

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Smorgasbord of jobs Last week’s Spring Forward Job Fair in Quesnel saw more than 900 people walk through the door. With more than 50 booths to visit, job seekers were able to submit resumes to employers, engage in workshops and learn about training opportunities in Quesnel and Prince George. Many people came to the job fair with resumes in hand, while others were exploring options or using the day as a networking opportunity. Former Canfor employees were amongst some of the first to come in, but the job fair was open to the whole community with a large range of sectors represented. Employers reported accept-

ing as many as 30 resumes from prospective employees. Several reported that they would likely hire candidates they met at the Job Fair. “We were very pleased with how the day came together,” says Amy Reid, Economic Development Officer, “It is encouraging to see the number of Quesnel-based jobs that are out there.” The Spring Forward Job Fair was funded by the Province of British Columbia in partnership with the City of Quesnel, Community Futures and School District 28 and facilitated by Quesnel Community and Economic Development Corporation.

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The Cariboo Fire Centre is encouraging the public to exercise caution when doing any outdoor burning this spring. Open burning restrictions will be in place later this spring, so now is a good time for residents to clean up their yards. As the snow melts, dried grass from last summer gets uncovered and that material can be highly flammable. Almost all wildfires that start at this time of year are human-caused and are therefore preventable. Homeowners and industry personnel are encouraged to visit the Wildfire Management Branch website www.bcwildfire.ca/ Prevention, consult the B.C. FireSmart manual and take the following precautions: • Ensure that enough people, water and tools are on hand to control the fire and prevent it from escaping. • Do not burn during windy conditions. Weather conditions can change quickly and the wind may carry embers to other combustible material and start new fires.

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• Create a fireguard at least one metre around the planned fire site by clearing away twigs, grass, leaves and other combustible material. • If you are planning a large burn, consider conducting smaller burns around the perimeter beforehand to create a fuel break and help stop the fire from spreading beyond its intended size. Each of these fires should be kept small and must be completely extinguished before starting a new fire. • Never leave a fire unattended and make sure that your fire is completely extinguished and the ashes are cold to the touch before you leave the area. Before conducting a burn, check with your local fire department, municipality and regional district to

check if there are any open burning restrictions or bylaws in effect. If you are planning to do any large-scale industrial burning or conduct a grass burn more than 0.2 hectares (Category 3 fires), you must obtain a burn registration number ahead of time by calling 1-888-797-1717. Always check the venting conditions before conducting an open burn. If venting conditions are rated “Poor” or “Fair”, open burning is restricted. The venting index can be found at: http://www.bcairquality.ca/readings/ ventilation-index.html Up-to-date information on open fire bans can be obtained online at www.bcwildfire.ca or by calling 1 888 3-FOREST. In British Columbia, the Wildfire Act speci-

fies a person’s legal obligations when using fire in or within one kilometre of forest land or grassland. If an outdoor burn escapes and causes a wildfire, the person responsible may be held accountable for damages and fire suppression costs. Anyone found in contravention of an open fire prohibition may be issued a ticket for $345 or, if convicted in court, may be fined up to $100,000 and sentenced to one year in jail. If the contravention causes or contributes to a wildfire, the person may be subject to a penalty of up to $10,000 and be ordered to pay all firefighting and associated costs. Call 1-800-6635555 toll-free or dial *5555 on your cellphone for more information.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING April 16, 2014 AT 7:00 P.M. in Council Chambers OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1734 ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 1735

NOTICE is given pursuant to Section 892 of the Local Government Act that Council is considering amendments to Quesnel Official Community Plan Designation Bylaw No. 1630 and Zoning Bylaw No. 1662, 2009. A Public Hearing on the proposed amending bylaws is scheduled for Wednesday April 16, 2014 commencing at 7:00 p.m. at City Council Chambers, City Hall. The subject properties for Bylaw No. 1734 and Bylaw No. 1735 are all parcels of land within the City of Quesnel. The purpose of these bylaws is to permit Secondary Suites in all single detached dwellings in the City of Quesnel. Written submissions regarding the proposed amendments may be submitted to City Hall by Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. to be included in the meeting agenda. Oral and written submissions will be received at the Public Hearing by registering with the Deputy Corporate Administrator prior to April 16, 2014 meeting commencement. No further information or representations from the public can be considered by City Council after the public hearing has been terminated. The proposed amending bylaws and further information on the applications may be inspected at City Hall, 410 Kinchant Street, Quesnel, B.C. V2J 7J5 between 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Telephone enquiries should be directed to the Planning Department at 250-992-2111. Tanya Turner, Manager of Development Services April 11, 2014

RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE PICKUP Please note the changes for residential garbage pickup for Tuesday, April 15 to Friday, April 18 as follows: regular Tuesday pickup will be on Monday, April 14 regular Wednesday pickup will be on Tuesday, April 15 regular Thursday pickup will be on Wednesday, April 16 regular Friday pickup will be on Thursday, April 17

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2011/2012 school year We appreciate your co-operation and wish all Quesnel and area residents a safe and happy 2014/2015 School Year holiday weekend. If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at 250-992-6330 during regular office hours. We offer: At St. Ann’s, our students receive an education St. Ann’s welcomes new students regardless of religious orientation. • Academic excellence ofOur the highest order. They’re withThey’re current INVITATION TO BID • Dress code – school colours students receive an education of thetaught highest order.

• Smaller class size (high • Competitive athletics program FORratio) WEEKEND JANITORIAL SERVICES teacher:student • Refurbished gymnasium The City of Quesnel invites tenders for janitorial services at various city buildings. This contract • will Warm, caring family • 2015. Daily be for a one year period from May 15, 2014 to April 30, Yearspiritual two and yearcomponent three costing toenvironment be included in the submission. The second and third year renewals will be at the discretion of in Jr. Secondary education. • Zero tolerance regarding City of Quesnel. • the Positive, disciplined learning bullying We offer: St. Ann’s welcomes new students • Affordable, tax daily deductible The work will include weekend and Stat holiday cleaning intoand around various City • Open parent participation regardless of religious orientation. buildings and project work as required. tuition involvement • Academic excellence • Competitive athletic program usclass today for a one• on one appointment • Bus • Call Smaller size Refurbished gymnasium SealedService Tenders in packages marked “Tender for Janitorial Services forprivate, weekend janitorial” will • Large, well-maintaine St. • Annʼs Catholic School invites new to see and hear what we’re all about. You in •Quesnel, beOn received by the City of Quesnel, 410 Kinchant Street, Quesnel, BC V2J 7J5 on or before 2:00pm (high teacher : student ratio) Daily spiritual component site after school care green space with modern onprovided FRIDAY May 2, 2014.New Beginnings applications fortolerance student registration in all grades K-7 for the equipment • Warm, caringwill family • Zero regarding by not be disappointed. environment bullying Preschool (250-992-2926) If you have any questions, please contact Gary Stuart•atSmart 250-991-6676 during regular office boards Find out more • Positive, described learningat www.stannsschool.ca • Open to parent participation / • hours. Learning assistance

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ormally, elections in other provinces are of little interest to B.C. residents. But the Parti Quebecois mused about separatism and campaigned openly on a Charter of Quebec Values that was one of the most discriminatory documents in recent Canadian history. Pauline Marois borrowed a page from Adrian Dix’s unsuccessful campaign in B.C. a year ago. She went off script part-way through the campaign, bringing up separatism after her star candidate Pierre-Karl Peladeau proclaimed the need for independence. It was her “Kinder Morgan” moment, damage she could not repair. Even though some of those who voted against her support separatism, very few want a referendum any time soon. Her lack of focus on jobs and the economy was also a crucial error. Quebec has one of the weakest economies in the country and a poor job creation record. Any talk of separatism causes investors to give it the cold shoulder. Marois seemed unperturbed by all this. The charter would not pass muster when challenged in court, so in the last week of the campaign, Marois stated she would use the notwithstanding clause to ensure it took effect. While some undoubtedly cheered, that was another reminder to many voters just how off course the PQ was. New premier Philippe Couillard has stated Canada is a great country to be part of. At the same time, he plans to vigorously defend the French language. However, he extended an olive branch to other Quebecers in his victory speech, which is a good omen. Couillard has promised to tackle some of the province’s economic issues Meanwhile, the PQ is now leaderless, with Marois having resigned on Monday night. Perhaps its days are numbered. – Black Press

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met my friend’s “crazy Aunt Jane” last week and the first thing I said to her was how much I loved her hair. “Thank you,” she laughed, obviously accustomed to hearing compliments like that. Jane Coryell was visiting from out of town and we didn’t get to exchange many words during our first encounter, but a few days later I was able to pose the question I immediately wanted to ask. “How do people react to your purple hair?” “Oh, they love it,” she said. “They think it’s fun.” I did too. I asked her if it was an ice-breaker and she figured it probably was. “People of all ages are always commenting on it,” she said. “It makes them smile.” The 70-year-old artist from Oakville, Ontario said she’d been dyeing her hair bright colors for decades and enjoyed the attention. I could understand that. Over the years I’ve met so

Lori Welbourne

On A Brighter Note many creative people who have expressed themselves in uncommon ways with their physical appearance and I’ve always admired it. Their individuality and courage to stand out is so appealing, even when their look isn’t something I’d want for myself. In my twenties, I had a co-worker in her thirties who liked to play dress up on a daily basis. We worked in a large government building with thousands of employees and at some point during my first day on the job I noticed her. She was wearing a red leather skirt, a zebra print blouse, black sequined stilettos and a shoulder length blonde wig that I didn’t know was a wig until

To observe someone like Colleen Ostlund, so willing to showcase her eccentricity in such a corporate setting, not caring if people snickered behind her back, was a real eye-opener. I believe it changed me. I had always flown under the radar, afraid to stand out for fear anyone might think I was spreading my feathers like a proud, pompous peacock. Over the years, I stopped worrying about people’s perception of who I was or what I did and I started doing my own thing. I’m not visually colorful like Jane, Colleen or the peacock, but I know I’m unique, just as we all are. I now not only accept the things that make me different, I embrace them. Life’s short, so we might as well celebrate who we are and have some fun while we’re here. If someone doesn’t approve, that’s their business, not ours. Lori Welbourne is a syndicated columnist. She can be contacted at LoriWelbourne.com

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the next day when I saw her with long curly red hair and the day after that with a short brown bob. I quickly started looking forward to seeing what she’d wear next. Aside from her beautiful smile, she never seemed to sport the same thing twice. “Crazy Colleen” was how some people referred to her, but like Jane, she wasn’t crazy at all. She was just artistic, theatrical and fearlessly playful and I was instantly attracted to her courage and freedom of expression. I hadn’t seen that before. Not in real life anyway. Attending a small high school back in the ‘80s, everyone seemed to dress the same except for a tiny group of goth kids who scared people away with their black hair, black makeup and black nail polish. The rest of us tended to blend in and not be too different from one another - like most of the cars on the roads and houses on the streets.

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Our parks, our trails

Editor: Though winter is hanging on and slowing things down, spring is determinedly putting her plans to work. Nature’s icy artwork decorations are changing daily. Chubby robins and noisy geese have joyously returned. There is much promise of delights to see and new life to grow. Unfortunately, this transition time also reveals much. Wind and bird strewn litter is everywhere. As well, when the snow melts, other refuse becomes evident… Last January, on a beautiful afternoon, a snowshoe around West Fraser Timber Park had me dodging nearly twenty piles of poop. The fun of that day was overshadowed by disgust. Now, as the snow melts, more and more piles are becoming evident. The walking bridge and river trails are not immune as Ceal Tingley can attest. Several suggestions: • Could the city please put out more garbage receptacles to facilitate spring cleaning. • Could trail and park walkers pick up 1 piece of litter on every round to make the task lighter for all. • Could responsible dog owners take extra bags and pick up one extra pile of poop as they enjoy the public areas. • Could the irresponsible dog owners step up and do their duty. Take bags and make sure no sign of your dog’s walk is left behind. Our city parks and trails are a wonderful resource to be enjoyed by all. Let’s all take pride in keeping them clean. Liz-Anne Eyford and other trail users Quesnel

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Barlow Creek junior scientists Five Barlow Creek elementary students attended the regional Science Fair in Prince George, April 5. All five brought home medals. Back row: Ryley O’Hara, left and Hayden Hill achieved bronze medal for their science project Spark It; middle row: Darby O’Hara, left and Deegan O’Hara also scored bronze for their project Clay Pot Heaters; front row: Taylor O’Hara received an honourable mention for her project Mysterious Water Suspension. Contributed photo

Letters and emails must include full name and contact phone number and should be 250 words or less. The editor reserves the right to edit submissions for clairity, brevity and legality. Letters to the Editor, Quesnel Cariboo Observer, 188 Carson Ave. Quesnel, BC V2J 2A8 email: newsroom@quesnelobserver.com Ph: 250-992-2121 Fax: 250-992-5229 Quesnel Cariboo Observer is a member of the British Columbia Press Council, a self-regulatory body governing the province’s newspaper industry. The council considers complaints from the public about the conduct of member newspapers. Directors oversee the mediation of complaints, with input from both the newspaper and the complaint holder. If talking with the editor or publisher does not resolve your complaint about coverage or story treatment, you may contact the B.C. Press Council. Your written concern, with documentation, should be sent to B.C. Press Council, 201 Selby St., Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2R2. For information, phone 888-687-2213 or go to www.bcpresscouncil.org

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In any community, some stand out and in Quesnel Francine Gaetz certainly was one of those people. At the age of one, Francine moved with her family from Ontario to British Columbia where she remained until her death last year. Loving mother to four children and beloved wife of Dennis Gaetz, Francine always found her balance between work, family and commitment to community. Her passions included fishing, hunting, curling and golf and of course adventures with her family. She was an excellent co-pilot to Dennis and was in the process of completing her pilot’s license. However, for the community she was possibly best known for her many projects, organizations and activities to which she was devoted. The many, many hours she gave to Sunrise Rotary including being a founding member, her tireless contributions to the Quesnel B.C. Winter Games and her commitment to Quesnel Community Foundation where she was a task force member in the formation and later a first board member of the QCF. Who doesn’t remember the boundless energy and positive attitude Francine brought to her 10-year involvement as chair of the Rotary Diamond Calcutta fundraiser which raised thousands of dollars for projects in Quesnel? How many people hold dear the memory of Francine flitting all over the community in her delightful duck costume selling duck drop tickets? It brings a smile to many faces just pondering that image. She also devoted many hours and years to 115Curling ThorncliffeClub Park Drive the Quesnel and the Quesnel Docket: 23302 Toronto Ontario Client: 247 - JWT Golf Course M4Hwith 1M1 entertainment and Job Name: Participation Ads volunteer Tel support. 416•696•2853 Production Contact: Lara Vanderheide Francine was a true Quesnel booster and it’s a fitting tribute she has been chosen this year to posthumously receive the Lifetime B:5.8125” Achievement Award from Quesnel’s T:5.8125” Volunteer Citizen of the Year committee.

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Through distracted eyes On Monday afternoon, Correlieu Grade 11 students were shocked and embarrassed, but eventually they gained the knowledge of what can happen when poor choices are made behind the wheel. Quesnel Party Program coordinator Dale Carlson acknowledged the Quesnel Community Foundation grant of $1,500 which helped sponsor the Road Safety Day. Partners in the demonstration day included RCMP; ICBC-Road Safety driving examiner; Drive Wise – distracted driver simulator; Correlieu staff and the Prince George PARTY program. A host of activities were on hand to help the students understand the consequences of poor choices, including: the distraction simulator had students attempting to operate a vehicle at unsafe speeds; RCMP allowed students to experience drunk driving by wearing special goggles and trying to sink a basketball; also the RCMP discussed what would happen if you were stopped and had to take a breathalyzer test, walk a straight line (with the goggles on) and, just for fun, see how fast you could run as measured by a speed gun; the distractions walking course where students tried to walk and text on a cell phone while still obeying the signs for pedestrians; ICBC driver examiner was on hand to answer questions about learners and first time drivers. In the morning students listened to ICBC speaker Kevin Brooks. Brooks was a drunk driver who is now a paraplegic. Brooks was speeding, impaired and distracted resulting in the accident that crippled him for life. He has been telling his story with a strong message for teens and listening to their concerns for the past 11 years. Annie Gallant photos

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Sisters of the Cross

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Good Friday is a chance to remember that our Creator also suffered. We have a God who understands. If you would like to hear that old story from the perspective of those women, on Good Friday there will be a chance to identify with how these sisters of faith experienced the cross. Many churches in Quesnel will be gathering to remember Good Friday together. Part of that will be a drama called the Sisters of the Cross. Sit with these women and hear their stories and how Jesus affected their lives. Hope you can join us at Northstar Church on April 18 at 11 am. Shannon Bell-Wyminga is a pastor with Cariboo Presbyterian Church in Ndazkoh.

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The 17th Annual Where and have grown stronger the Rivers Meet Country ever since. The dancers Bluegrass Jamboree is range in ages 6 – 40 happy to welcome almost years old and have been two dozen bands from dancing anywhere from around the country, six months – 15 years. around the province and They have performed around the corner. at various festivals and Country ‘n Stuff from events through out the Terrace has an extensive province as well as schools repertoire of popular and other venues. Each tunes. The band includes member of the group has Stan Crammer who works a great sense of pride in diligently at perfecting what they do. The main his lead guitar work, Lola goal is to educate people Kinney on rhythm guiltar about the Metis culture Country Calibre is just one of many bands performing at the jamboree. and vocals with a wealth through music and dance, Contributed photo but above all they have fun. of experience with several bands and Larry Aspen, This is just a short is Tom Skerratt playing loved Autry Combs on lead the versatile member of the writeup from the list of mighty fine on rhythm guitar; Stacy Monnich on band who plays some lead, entertainment lineup for the guitar. The melodic sound steel guitar, lead guitar and some bass and harmony Jamboree. of Debbie Harrington and vocals; Keith Beaudry on vocals. If you’ve heard them Judy Skerratt compliment Tickets are $30/individual bass guitar; Dilip Mistry on play, then there’s nothing weekend pass in advance at each other and are the rhythm guitar and vocals; left to say. Circle S Western Wear or by strength of the vocal plus Barry McKillican on From right here in calling Ken 250-992-5696 portions of this band. drums. Rounding out this Quesnel, Country Calibre until April 16. Tickets at the Bronco band members group is Adam Johnson on gets its sound from the door are $35/weekend pass play for the love of music. fiddle, recent inductee into strong lead guitar and fiddle This newly formed band the 2014 Gallery of Honour per person or $10/day. playing of Don Crannis. On from Quesnel is filled with For information call Ken in Quesnel. bass, keeping the band on 250-992-5696 or visit www. veteran players beginning The North Cariboo Metis the beat, is Derrick Clark quesnelcountrybluegrass. with well-known and wellJiggers formed in 2001 and bringing it together org.

Obituary Tribute

Tex Pederson Enemark June 7, 1921 ~ April 3, 2014

Dad passed away peacefully on Thursday morning April 3, 2014 at the G.R Baker Hospital in Quesnel. Our father was a real man’s man, True Grit. He was his own boss, who didn’t take orders from others. He was a self made man. He was in the logging, construction and trucking business. His favorite ventures were in mining. He loved working out in the bush looking for that mountain of gold. Tex will be greatly missed. He is survived by his loving wife Joan, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother John, many other relatives and friends.

He is predeceased by wife Sue, daughter Terry, brothers, Spike, Max and Carl. A special thanks to all the staff at the G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital for all their care. There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, May 18th at 2 pm, at #28-2682 Richardson Road,

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Community Calendar SPECIAL EVENTS & MEETINGS MONDAY BOUCHIE LAKE SENIORS’ LUNCHEON April 28 at Bouchie Lake Hall. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., lunch at noon. Donations for food bank gratefully accepted. Seniors 65 years and older welcome.

WEDNESDAY SENIORS INFORMATION DAY May 7, beginning at 9 a.m. at Seniors Activitiy Centre. There are four workshops and pre-registration is advised by call 250747-8363 or contact seniorsadvocate@ gmail.com.

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17TH ANNUAL COUNTRY BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE April 17 – 20, Seniors Centre, doors open at 12:30 p.m., April 17. Advance tickets $30/each at 250992-5696 or Circle S Western Wear until April 16. At the door $35/person for the weekend or $10/day. For information call Ken, 250-992-5696 or visit www.quesnelcountrybluegrass.org.

FRIDAY KERSLEY PLAYERS PRESENT TALES FROM ME AND IRMIE April 12 and May 10. Dinner theatre tickets are $25 available at Cariboo Propane and

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SATURDAY EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT presented by Rotary Club of Quesnel in support of QFPA, April 12, CNC atrium, cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m. featuring After Eight, Vile Pole Arts and other local entertainers, $40/ticket. Tickets available at Bo Peep or by calling Rebecca, 250-9839620 or Sheila, 250992-6824 or from any local Rotarian. KARAOKE AT BEGBIES, Saturdays, 7 – 11 p.m. Come out for the fun.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, April 12, Elks Hall, all ages welcome, 7 – 11 p.m., sponsored by River City Music Assoc. Everyone welcome to play/sing or listen/dance, $5/ person, $15/family, RCMA members free, memberships available. Contact Russ, 250-992-3452. SPRING FLING DANCE April 26, sponsored by River city Music Association and Elks Lodge 298, doors open 7 p.m., Elks Hall. Cash bar, live music Bowen 8 – 9 p.m., then Alt 13 from 9 – 1 p.m. Only 100 tickets available at Quesnel Music, The Visitor

Centre or by reserving with Russ 250992-3452, $10 ear, tickets NOT available at the door. LEGION PRESENTS DIAMOND FOREVER, A CELEBRATION OF NEIL DIAMOND April 12, cocktails at 5 p.m., showtime 7 p.m., tickets for the dinner and show, $30 available at Quesnel Legion, 250-9226819. GARAGE SALE April 12, Quesnel Seniors’ Centre, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., table $10/ each. For information call Marion Gordon, 250-747-1746 or Seniors’ Centre 250992-3991.

FAMILY FUN (RELAY FOR LIFE) BOTTLE DROP OFF April 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Safeway parking lot. Will pick up cans and bottles anytime, call MaryAnn, 250-249-5720. FRIENDS OF THE MUSEUM ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE May 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the museum. .

SUNDAY SPRING SWAP MEET April 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Rod and Gun Clubhouse, 3398 Nazko Road, admission $2. Sell or swap your unwanted hunting, shooting or fishing equipment.

Table rental $10, single items place on common table, pay $ if item sells. For table reservations or information call Ric 250-747-2136 or Gary 250-249-015 or visit the website quesnelrodandgun.ca.

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official retailers across the province including Save-On Foods, Costco, Overwaitea Foods, Thrifty Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Urban Fare and London Drugs. “Every year schools, businesses and communities across B.C. and the Yukon help change the lives of B.C.’s sick and injured children through Jeans Day,”

Teri Nicholas, CEO, B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation said. “This event truly shows what we can achieve when many people make a small contribution.” Since 1991, Jeans Day has raised more than $16.8 million for B.C. Children’s Hospital. Money raised this year will go to the Excellence in Child Health Fund,

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Rated P.G. takes Mustache Madness by a (facial) hair JONAS GAGNON Observer Reporter Two minutes left and the score was tied. It was David vs. Goliath; it was the chance for an upset; it was the first time in a long time – it was not meant to be. With two minutes left, the Gold Pain Jammer was in the box. "That last jam killed us," Gold Pain skater Willow (Willowmeana) Eyford said. "Our Jammer caught a penalty so we had no way of scoring points, so they just kept on getting grand slam after grand slam." It was a hard ending for Gold Pan Girls and fans alike, but the game was so closely contested it's hard to see it as a loss. "I think we played a fantastic game," Eyford said. Rewind nearly an hour and you have the short-handed Gold Pain Derby Girls, sanded down to nine skaters after jobs, injuries and new regulations for the team had their way, facing their Cariboo frienemies, Rated P.G. Gold Pain started out on top, pushing ahead of P.G. for the first four jams. But then Gold Pain lost their footing and Rated P.G. rolled back into the game and into the lead. "They got a few grand slams and that was a game changer for sure," Eyford said. By the end of the first half P.G.

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was up 62 to 47 and the Gold Pain Girls were themselves feeling the pain. "We were playing very shorthanded – we didn't even have two full lines – so people from the line that was just out had to stay so we got exhausted really quick," Eyford said. Turning the pain into gold, Quesnel wore away the lead point by bitter point and eventually the Gold Pain Girls were back in contention and then tied. And everything was balanced on that cusp until the penalty, when it all crumbled with grand slam after grand slam going to P.G. for 130 – 105 win for the visitors. Prince George has been a perennial nemesis for Quesnel and one that is not easily beat, so for the girls to have sat on that cusp, all while down five players, was something of a coup for the team. That measured not only by score, but by how the team is no longer relying on brute strength or frantic energy, but on skill and strategy. "Our strategy is really coming together," Eyford said.

The Gold Pain Jammer, Cra–Z–Train, muscles her way throguh a wall of Rated P.G. Roller Girls during Saturday’s Mustache Madness More pics on A16. Jonas Gagnon photo

"We're not as frantic on the track as we used to be. I think that's really helping." The event itself was equally a win for the Gold Pain Girls, as they brought in a good turnout and a new sponsor in the form of Barkerville Brewing, which is huge according to Eyford as they now have some good, local beer to serve at the bouts.

Also featured in the mid-game break was the Gold Nuggets – the junior Gold Pain team. Not only is the growth of Derby bringing new and better players to the team, but it's bringing in young girls who will grow up playing derby and bring new talent to the team as players come up through the ranks.

The Gold Pain Girls will play two away games, May 10 vs Terrace North Coast Nightmares and May 31 vs Kelowna Derby Dolls, before coming back home to take on the Terrace North Coast Nightmares June 28 and finishing off their season July 18 against the Kamloops Tournament City Wreckers.

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e’re Quesnel 2 Whistler off for us and riding through that the to B.C. Children’s Whistler, so the Hospital with a first thing anyone major sponsor thinks of when jumping on they talk to us board – Quesnel is the ride itself, Cariboo Ford. Cycling 530k the hours in the We are saddle and the honoured that hours on the trainer. Quesnel Cariboo Ford But before any of that www.caribooford.com is becomes a reality, our first just as enthusiastic about job is to make sure the the cause of supporting our ride will make a difference event for B.C. Children’s for the B.C. Children’s Hospital as we are. Hospital. That means Quesnel Cariboo Ford is a we have to hit the streets proud community booster in trainers, looking for and this major sponsorship contributions before we hit will allow us to accomplish the highway on the bike. our goal of cycling for All that effort has paid pediatrics, epilepsy and

neuroscience at B.C. Children’s Hospital. It was for the vision of seeing children smile and reach their full potential that Team Cariboo Ford is providing a pleasant, comfortable environment to train and ride in. We are two passionate community-minded individuals encouraging collaboration. Be it cycling or working in our profession, we both know that TEAM stands for “Together Everyone Achieves More” On behalf of Rob Gardner and Archie Sull of Team Cariboo Ford Cycling 530 for Pediatrics we want

to extend a heart-felt thank you Cariboo Ford’s commitment to helping us prepare for this fundraising cycling event. – Rob Gardner and Archie Sull are raising money for the B.C. Children’s Hospital by biking 530 kms from Quesnel to Whistler.

Back row, from left: Dealer Principal for Cariboo Ford Geoff Garland, Rob Gardner, General Manager George McCord and Archie Sull, (front) Kally Loken, Jaden Sull and Corbin Lokken pose in front of Cariboo Ford, who are major sponsors of the cycling crew. Jonas Gagnon photo


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SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 28 BOARD OF EDUCATION PUBLIC BUDGET MEETING The Quesnel Board of Education is pleased to offer a public forum on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the School Board Office, 401 North Star Road beginning at 4:00 p.m. for input and discussion regarding the 2014/2015 Annual Budget. Trustees are interested in hearing the Community’s views on the key areas that the School District should focus its resources, as it prepares the 2014/2015 Preliminary Budget. The District is projecting enrolment decline of 76 school-aged students and 90 FTE adult learners. Enrolment decline and increasing cost pressures make the financial decisions very challenging for the Board of Education. This is an opportunity for the Community to contribute their views to budget discussions. District Staff will be sharing demographic and financial information, enrolment projections and comparisons to similar sized Districts. Your comments and feedback are appreciated, we hope to see you there or send comments/suggestions to: budget@sd28.bc.ca For further information contact Sue-Ellen Miller, Superintendent of Schools, CEO (250-992-8802),Teri Stoneman, Secretary-Treasurer (250-992-8802) or Tony Goulet, Chairperson of the Board (250-983-3519).

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Responsibilities: Identify and locate a child’s family or other close community members as possible out of care option. • Work collaboratively with MCFD Social Workers, partner agencies and community. • Coordinate and implement Preventative workshops • Assist to develop culturally relevant activities and events • Qualifications: BSW • Excellent Communication and computer skills • Good understanding of First Nations Culture • Valid driver’s licence Preference will be given to First Nations applicants Hours of work: Full time position Monday to Friday 35 hours per week. Some weekend work may be required.

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#8372 - house has had extensive renovating laminated flooring, vinyl siding, vinyl windows on main floor and more. Corner lot with lots of parking space. The two sundecks have been upgraded. Excellent family home with four bedrooms and a den. Listed for $162,500.00 Call Archie today @ 250 992 8818

#8458 - beautiful 3 bedroom home on 108 mile lake Great family home with endless recreation possibilities at your doorstep. All appliances included. Airport, school, firehall and groceries all within 4 km. Transit bus within 1 block. Listed for $289,900.00 Call Lorne today at 250 992 0146.

#8451 - spaCious 1993 14x66 foot mobile home on 6.25 acres just a few minutes off of the Nazko Hwy on Lavington Road. The property borders Baker creek, has perimeter fencing and a 24’x36’ log home shell. Listed for $119,900.00 Call Therese today at 250 983 9022.

#8457 - exCellent family home with lots to offer! Fenced, private backyard with large covered deck. Storage shed, carport and paved driveway. Extra storage on ceoncrete underneath deck. OSBE to full finished basement. Home has has a number of recent updates including: flooring, paint, countertops, bathroom fixtures and more. Vacant possession available July 1, 2014. Listed for $169,000.00 Call Ray today at 250 991 2787.

#8449 - great loCation aCross from red bluff elem school. 4 bedroom home with 2 bedroom inlaw suite. Updated kitchen, bath, flooring & paint. Single garage has been converted to workshop. Former duplex also on site has been de-activated but is an excellent building. Newer deck, lovely fenced yard. Lots of parking, newer roof. Listed for $187,500.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8418 - niCe Quiet and Convenient loCation for this solid family home close to all amenities in Red Bluff. Solarium, 2 n/g fireplaces, updated main bath and kitchen, fenced yard, small workshop, storage shed, garden spots with multitudes of fruit bearing plants, shrubs & trees! Fenced for fido and a garage to park out of the elements. Also has a great well, patio/deck & yard. Listed for $189,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8439 - neat 3 bedroom home on City serviCes Close to shopping and schools. Fenced back yard. Main bath just renovated. Newer roofing. Reduced to $118,900.00 Call Lorne today @ 250 992 0146

#8452 - this is not a drive by! immaCulate family home located just 10 mins south of Quesnel in the peaceful community of Kersley. Spacious 4 bedroom house on one acre is walking distance to elementary school, community centre. arena and the Sister’s Creek Recreation Area. The home boasts large rooms, abundance of natural light and a solarium. Listed for $229,000.00 Call Therese today at 250 983 9022.

#8405 - Classy updated and fully finished Johnson Sub Home. Over 2500 sq ft on two levels. 3 bedrooms up and a large bright one bedroom suite below. This home includes 3 bedrooms, double garage, storage, hot tub, fenced yard, new roof, jetted bath tub, hardwood flooring. Great neighbourhood, close to schools, Rec Centre and transit. Listed for $349,900.00 Call Ray today at 250 991 2787

#8421 - exCellent Condition with an open floor plan. 1986 mobile with addition in Poplar Grove mhp. Could be a 3 bedrooms plus workshop. Has ramp entry along with stairs. Greenhouse, storage and single garage. Lots of raspberries. Pad rent is $210/month. Listed for $52,500.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8438 - prestigious home overlooking dragon lake in a quiet cul de sac. Gorgeous home with huge kitchen and master suite. 4 bdrms up with nanny suite possibilities downstairs. Fenced yard, new roof & deck, paved driveway, OSBE to newly finished basement. Incredible curb appeal in a great neighbourhood! Listed for $449,900.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8434 - looking to downsiZe but don’t want the extra fees of pad rentals? This is the place for you! Nice 0.47 of an acre with a 2 bedroom 2 bath home. Close to shopping. Quick possession is possible. Listed for $109,900.00 Call Lorne today @ 250 992 0146

#8369 - looking to get away from the hustle and bustle? Look no further. This 10 acre property boasts a 1764sq ft cedar log home, 3 levels, with top notch furnishings. Spectacular views, year round creek, guest cabin under construction, lots of trees and crown land to play on. On demand hot water, in-floor heating in basement, satellite tv, internet and telephone. Listed for $289,900.00 Call Ray today for more detail @ 250 991 2787

#8429 - reCently renovated up and down duplex close to schools, bus & shopping. Just under $2,000/month income. Nicely finished inside & out. New decks, fenced yard, new paint, flooring and everything else is recent. Listed for $215,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8415 - mostly redone inside and out! 2 large bedrooms, new flooring and paint, new vinyl windows, patio doors, light fixtures, exterior door, vinyl siding and both decks have been redone. Fenced yard with 2 storage sheds. Quick possession available. Must be seen! Listed for $52,000.00 Call Ray today at 250 991 2787

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buyer inCentive #8419 - best bargain in Quesnel! beautifully finished home on 2 separately titled city lots with option on 3rd lot. Quick possession available. Spotless interior features 2.5 baths, hardwood and tile floors, quality appliances, gas freestanding fireplace, exquisitly finished basement bathroom, h/e furnace and more! Manicured yard, concrete driveway, deck and aggregate retaining wall. Listed for $199,900.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8428 - near new Custom 1.5 storey maChined log home on private 5 acre lot in Milburn Lake area. Heart & soul poured into the development of lot and construction of this well built home. Large deck, garden spots, greenhouse, cabin, carport and 20’ steel storage bin. 2800 gallon cistern plus spring fed well w/ holding tank for garden area. Listed for $179,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8430 - dragon lake waterfront home with stunning new kitchen and 2 new bathrooms. Totally southern exposure onto Dragon Lake. Huge deck for family get togethers or just to enjoy the lifestyle. Good storage building needs a little TLC. Great neighbourhood and good price for this piece of the pie. Listed for $274,500.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8459 - very Clean and neat is what you’ll notiCe when you see the spotless 4 bedroom home on quiet cul de sac near college and rec centre. Walking distance to schools, down town and walking/hiking trails. Big yard is fenced. Concrete driveway. Fits 6 vehicles, single garage, sundeck and more. Listed for $248,800.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8401 - niCely updated 2 bedroom mobile in family friendly park in South Quesnel. Chain link fenced yard with good storage, private deck with great hot tub. Just move in and enjoy! Includes appliances. Quick possession is a possibility. Electrical has new re-certification. Listed for $59,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8431 - loCation, loCation, loCation! right across from Carson Elementary School you’ll find this completely updated rancher with a finished basement. Beautiful new kitchen, upgraded electrical, new roof and flooring, new bathroom fixtures and more! Home has been totally renovated and has been changed from a 3 bedroom up to 2 large bedrooms. Listed for $231,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8440 - longterm established business in the heart of Downtown Quesnel. Busy retail operation dealing in mainly lottery and books/magazine sales. Bring your own ideas or rely on the steady income producing methods of the current owner. Excellent inventory control - no “dead” stock! Listed for $375,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8450 - lovingly Cared for, for 32 years! spotless interior with 4 bedrooms & 2 1/2 baths. Extensively landscaped yard with award winning perennial gardens and pond. Good out-buildings, fenced yard, covered deck. lots of recent upgrades. Includes 5 appliances. Great neighbourhood. Listed for $224,900.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8427 - good rental inCome from fully renovated home with legal suite. Close to schools and shopping. Covered deck & patio, fenced yard, lots of parking. $1,750/month income. very nice condition. Listed for $215,900.00 Call Ray today at 250 991 2787

#8447 - great starter home with a shop, privaCy and a useable 5 acre lot. New flooring. 25 x 25 detached shop. Owner says excellent water. Nicely treed for privacy and lots of lawn area for the kids to play. Room for horses! Natural gas heat with 2 CSA approved wood stoves for back up. Listed for $119,900.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8445 - this is a 5 aCre lot in park ridge subdivision. A creek runs through the entire length of the lot. Lightly treed. Could be an excellent site for your home. Listed for $28,000.00 Call Archie today @ 250 992 8818

#8448 - this 176 aCres would make an exCellent hobby farm. The old hwy used to run through the property. Part of property is zoned ALR. The majority is zoned RA. In bylaw 3505. A creek runs through the Eastern portion of the lot. One corner touches Dunley Rd. Property used to have a house. Listed for $139,000.00 Call Archie today @ 250 992 8818.

#6744 - NEW SUBDIVISION FOR YOUR NEW HOME Only 7 lots left! - Mobiles must be ‘95 or newer, not strata lots. Utilities ready to hook into. View of golf course, landscaped, paved roads, close to school & shopping. Prices starting at $43,500.00 Call Therese today @ 250 983 9022

#6999 - flat & level - just about 1 aCre of industrial lot, flat & level land located in the City’s Industrial park. $45,000. Call Archie today @ 250 992 8818.

#8395 - Corner lot at bjornson and hwy 97n. 640’ well shows 12 GPM on well log from 1996. Property has 4.23 acres that is accessible from both Bjornson and Eagle Rd. Listed for $45,000.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787.

#8432 - niCe 1 aCre lot in wells. City serviCes at lot line. Get away from the high pace of the city and build your dream home here. Priced to sell at $25,000.00 Call Lorne today for details @ 250 992 0146

#8437 - inCredibly well built and spaCious 4000 sQ ft Rancher on 1.13 acres south of town. Many custom features such as handcarved beams, floor to ceiling rock fireplaces up and down, 8’ island and kitchen. Detached 38x26 shop with 14’ doors. Fenced yard, garden spot, lots of parking, beautiful deck and patios. Burning inserts up and down, 2 wells, vaulted ceilings and much more! Listed for $274,900.00 Call Ray today @ 250 991 2787

#8453 - updated 1993 mobile with addition and excellent shop located accross the road from Bouchie Lake. 2 nicely treed acres. Good out buildings, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Addition has pellet stove and covered deck. Owner says good water supply. Listed for $175,000.00 Call Ray today at 250 991 2787.


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Wayne Seale 4480 - GREAT STARTER THAT IS MOVE IN READY. Over 1300 sq.ft, one level, useful out-buildings. Flat 1.35 acre property close to town for $118,500.00 Call Claudia or Leslie today!

4475 - TUCKED AWAY in Quesnel’s favourite neighbourhood, this sunny home offers both grace & style. French doors to the LR, gracious dining room overlooking backyard, dark kitchen w/eating area adjoining sunken family room. Master bdrm w/ens. boasting a huge soaker tub, plus WI closet. 2 generous sized bdrms & a refurbished main bath complete the upstairs. Full unfinished bsmt is ready for whatever suits your lifestyle. Level lot w/fencing & room for RV.Call Claudia or Leslie today! $299,500.00

4474 - WATERFRONT LIVING AT ITS BEST. Very affordable home on Bouchie Lake. Open floor plan lets in lots of light & you can watch the pelicans from your wrap-around deck. Updated bath with 2 bedrooms on the main and extra living space in the walkout basement. Level beach with lots of room for barbecuing and enjoying the water. Priced under recent appraisal. Call Bill today! $210,000.00.

4473 - OPEN FLOOR PLAN in this well-cared-for home in South Quesnel will take your breath away. Beautifully updated kitchen & bathrooms on the main are sure to please. Lots of space in the rec. room & a potential for another bedroom below. The west-facing patio out back stretches over a nice, flat, useable lawn. Plenty of room for kids and pets to roam. Book your appointment to view, call Jasper today! $239,000.00.

4472 - QUALITY 4-LEVEL SPLIT walking distance of all Bouchie Lake rec. facilities. Private 2.17 acre treed lot. Total of 4 bdrms. LR with fireplace, family room & a rec room, so lots of space for the family. Great heating system, high-efficiency NG furnace, plus ducted wood furnace. Park-like setting w/ gazebo at the back, firepit, family room has sliding door to patio, & hot tub. 24x30, wired insulated, heated shop w/2pc bath & lean-to on the side for extra cover. At this price... everyone is happy! Call Bob today! $249,000.00

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4471 - FAMILY FRIENDLY HOME ON SMALL ACREAGE SOUTH. 3 bedroom, 1 bath split level entry has some newer windows, siding. Basement to finish as you like. 1.25 acres is treed with newer well & septic. Kitchen is home to nook with separate dining. Easy to show & early possession available. Priced to sell, so won’t last long. Call Terri today! $142,900.00

4470 - LOVELY FAMILY HOME LOCATED NEAR SCHOOLS & SHOPPING.- This spotless, well maintained home has hardwood flooring on the main, newer countertops & ceramic tile in the kitchen. Two NG fireplaces & an in-law suite with separate entrance. Bonus if you are looking for a mortgage-helper. Furnace, HWT, roof and front-side windows have been updated. Large 20x12 sundeck off the kitchen overlooks the fenced backyard. Always show-ready, come and take a look. Call Bobbi today! $152,900.00

4465 - GREAT STARTER OR FAMILY HOME in awesome Red Bluff resale area close to Elementary school - 3 bdrms & 2 baths on main floor- oak melamine kitchen - 0.42 acres on quiet street - large windows provide lots of day light on both floors - carport rear deck off dining for enjoying those sunny days. Call Bob today! $197,500.00.

4464 - SADDLE UP, BRING YOUR HORSES TO THIS HOBBY FARM READY,- 5.15 acres north of the city, close to the Cottonwood River and Ten Mile Lake. Private & tranquil. Cozy 3-level split home takes advantage of south-facing location. Spacious kitchen & dinning room next to enclosed porch is a great area to entertain. Property is fenced and X-fenced with barn, workshop, greenhouse & single carport. Fenced raised garden beds & fire pit will keep you outside all summer long. Call Terri today! $229,900.00.

4448 - 14 YR OLD EXECUTIVE SOUTHILLS HOME - 1205 quality sq. ft. finished on each level - 2 bdrms up & 1 down - oak kitchen facing landscaped backyard - covered patio of diningroom w/NG outlet - 3 pc en. & WI clst off mbdrm - laundry on main-NG FP in livingroom-wired for alarm - current alarm sys $45 per monthattacted dbl garage-all appliance, window covering, central vac, hot tub at rear bsmt bath off entry for hot tub. Very nice home in great area priced right. Call Bob today $293,500.00

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4451 -AFFORDABLE LIVING IN THIS 1983 MOBILE in a quiet south side park. 3 bedrooms, open kitchen and dining area make this unit very desirable. Vaulted ceilings, south facing deck, updated electrical, new hot water tank. Priced to sell. Call Bill today! $29,900.

4449 -AFFORDABLE ACREAGE. 5.12 acres west of the city with a 1979, 2 bedroom mobile home. Sundeck, small barn/shed, some fencing. Home needs some TLC but a lovely setting at just $64,900. Call Randy today!

4447 -WELL KEPT HOME WITH LOTS TO OFFER. Three bedrooms on the main floor, one down, with two full four piece bathrooms. There is a fabulous recreation/games room for the kids to enjoy downstairs and a great covered deck to enjoy summer barbeques and your fully fenced back yard. $172,500. Call Leslie or Claudia.

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Bob Granholm

Bob Granholm

4445 -SOUTHERN ACREAGE! Great 31.65 acre hobby farm approx. 40km south of the city. Lovely 4 bdrm 2 bath home and a 4 bay shop. Property fenced for animals with several outbuilding. Nice setting with fruit trees and garden area. $239,900. Call Randy.

Randy Derrick

4444 -LOOKING FOR A DESIRABLE NEIGHBOURHOOD? We have the perfect home for you and your family. Immaculate condition, fabulous upgrades for everyone to enjoy including a new custom kitchen, paint and flooring throughout, a new roof, new high efficiency furnace, hot water tank and more. The designer colours throughout the home. Generous size rec/games room and renovated 3 pc bath in the bsmt. Private fenced backyard with a 16x20 shop. Call Leslie or Claudia today! $169,900.00

4440 -VACATION AT HOME IN THE REMODELLED HOME with metal roof, new kitchen, flooring, 3 bedrooms up, 1 down plus an office! The 4 plus acres hosts a barn with water, chicken coop, concrete pad for RV parking, stunning firepit and a commercial quality shop with 14’ door, in-floor heat, dust collection equipment and too much more to list! Call Claudia or Leslie for a peek today! $499,900.

#4371 - COZY COUNTRY LIVING, with that log home

charm. This beautiful home is situated on 4.52 acres just minutes from town. Open floor plan on the main level as well as the spacious area above creates a wonderful family atmosphere. French doors open off the D/R on to a large wrap a round deck that lets you enjoy the serenity of this lovely acreage. Call Bobbi today! $309,900.

#4279 - SAVOUR THE SUNSETS OFF THE HUGE DECK on this 5 Bedroom, 4 bath rancher with fully finished walk out basement. A lot of living to be done here! The detached shop is a big bonus! $374,900. Call Leslie or Claudia to view!

#4274 - EASY TO VIEW, EASIER TO OWN. Nice, 2 bdrm, 2 bath strata townhouse, close to shopping & schools. Quiet, well cared complex, great retirement, or starter home or even a better investment opportunity! Nice open plan, natural gas fireplace, generous size rooms, and a covered front patio! There is a 4pc. ensuite bath and a walk in closet. Lots of value here, great price. $79,900. Call Leslie or Claudia!

#4273 - GREAT RANCHER on large city lot (0.31ac). 2 bedrooms with large laundry that was 3rd bedroom. Newer kitchen cabinets and counter tops, and lots of other updates including newer flooring and paint. Large fenced yard. Call Randy today! $79,900.

#4261 - LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. One block from school, nearby shopping and recreation. Nearly all the renos have been done in this comfy 3 bdrm home on 0.71 acres in Southhills. Huge front yard and quiet backyard with new 14x20 deck. New HWT 2006, high efficiency furnace 2007, eaves and roof 2008, new flooring and trim throughout. Quick possession possible. Call Bill today. $214,900.

#4219 - SOLID WEST QUESNEL HOUSE IN A GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD. 3 bedrooms up and 2 down with a

#4216 - THIS PROPERTY IS A RARE FIND. Over fifty park-

#4212 - HOBBY FARM IS ALL READY FOR YOUR ANIMALS.

#4183 - CHANCE TO WON ONE OF QUESNEL’S FINEST RANCHES. situated on 162 acres with 1600’ of Fraser River frontage

#4178 - LOOKING FOR PRIVACY!

#4368 - THE SILVERSPRING RANCH is a self sufficient

off-grid 329 acre, very private/secluded property with a unique and comfortable primary log residence but also includes a quest cabin, horse barn (7 stall), shop and out buildings. Electrical power is derived from a combination of mini hydro-electric plant, batteries and a backup diesel generator system. Call Bob Granholm today! $699,000.

Ph. 250-992-6028 C.250-991-9147

#4306 -ROOM FOR EVERYONE. Spacious executive home just 7 years old with brand new addition offering new master bdrm, dining room, covered deck and 24x40 garage. Lovely custom kitchen, large living room, new flooring on main. 7 bdrms plus a den, all with walk-in closets. 1.13 acres with pond all for $349,900. Call Randy.

#4284 - UP TO THE MINUTE DECOR. This is just what you need in this fully finished bungalow. Located on a corner lot at the end of a no thru road and bordering green belt. Many trees on this 0.49 acre gives privacy on the newly painted sundeck. Be the first to enjoy the new kitchen w/glass tile back splash. New cabinets are ultra modern and paint. If all you want to do is move in than this is the one. $237,200. Call Terri!

Ph. 250-249-0004

Randy Derrick

This picture perfect bungalow on 1.96 acres is ideal. Nestled in the trees this 2 bdrm home boasts hardwood floors, open floor plan, wood stove & plenty of country charm. The property is set up for horses with riding ring & fenced corrals. Raised garden beds, apple trees & assorted berries. $148,900. Call Bobbi today!

huge kitchen and rec room. Big level yard with tool shed and a huge 26x16 deck over the attached garage for barbecuing and entertaining. Call Bill for an appointment to view. $159,900.

#4164 - PICTURESQUE, PRIVATE 150 ACRE PROPERTY

3 bdrm, 2736 sf. home, suited for the rural life style. Pastures & hayfields makes it suitable for horse or cattle, and is centrally located allowing for easy commuting to Prince George or Quesnel. Several outbuildings, lg heated shop, hay barn, quonset, shelter, corral & paved driveway. Call Bob Granholm today! $449,900.

like acres, fenced and cross-fenced, half of it in pasture and a beautiful well-built 2576 sq ft home in a desirable area just 10 minutes from town. House has 4 large bdrms, 2 fireplaces, an attached garage, and a covered sundeck to enjoy the morning sun. Lots of fruit trees One owner, everything is top quality. Call Bill today! $325,000.

#4149 - LOCATED ON ONE OF UPLANDS PRIME STREET

1028 sq. ft., 5 bdrm, 2 bath full bsmt home has been completely updated. Renovated kitchen opened up to dining rm & new door, 8x23’6 treated deck, new asphalt roofing, 2 skylights, bright modern main bath+ 3pc bath of rec. rm, front yard w/gardens has underground sprinklers. Call Bob Marsh today! $154,500.

Sunny South location just a short drive from town makes a perfect spot for your new home. 2.58 acres fenced & crossed fenced with barn, paddocks, tack storage, 2x shop plus 2x carport. Homey feel to this 3 bdrm, 1 bath rancher that’s cozy and oh so country. High efficiency furnace, upgraded windows. Call Terri today! $149,900.

4482 - CHARM PERSONIFIED IS REFLECTED in this 4 bdrm, fabulous family home in ever so popular Johnston Sub. Sun-flooded home features ceiling that soar and a very comfortable, personal sense of style. Inviting & immaculate inside and out offering hardwood floors, custom maple cabinetry in the kitchen, central vac, incredible recessed lighting & cable & satellite in every room. Back yard lighting & outdoor sound system. Truly something special!! Call Leslie or Claudia today! $309,900.00

only 15 minutes form town, this property’s farm status allows for haying, cattle, horse bredding, and boarding. Beautifully crafted 4 bdrm, 4 bath exec. home. Variety of hardwoods includ; cherry, alder and aspen. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Call Jasper today! $675,000.

#4131 - PICTURESQUE 409 ACRE RANCH! Newer 4 bdrm, 3298 sq. ft exe. home, located only 20 min. driving time West of Quesnel. Property is comprised of 3 separate titles and comes with 2nd separate 3600 sq ft log house. So many extras...horse barn, tack rm, loft hay storage, calving barn, workshop greenhouse riding arena. Call Bob Granholm today! $995,858.

Ph. 250-992-6028 C.250-991-9147

Jasper Croy

Jasper Croy #4364 - UPLANDS!!

3 bedroom home in a quiet area. 2 bdrms up and 1 down, 2 baths, fireplace, double garage. Some structural problems. Call Randy today! $99,900.

#4360 - THIS 2+1 BDRM HOME IS A INVITATION TO RELAX! Rich colour scheme ties in with the massive updates including new kitchen, flooring, main bath w/soaker, tiled shower, massive master bdrm with full walk in closet! Concrete driveway, lots of storage for toys and RV parking! $199,500. Call Claudia or Leslie today!

#4358 - GREAT STARTER-GREAT LOCATION. This 2 bdrm, 2 bath mobile with den has so much to offer. Full roof structure over mobile & 2 additions give ample square footage. Bed & bath each end is pleasing layout. 30x18 shop, wired, plus 8x10 storage shed. Newer high eff. furnace keeps those heating costs way down. Some updated flooring & paint, paved driveway. Quick possession available. Call Terri today! REDUCED TO $124,900

#4355 - GREAT 2 ACRE LOT just 10 to 15 minute drive from the city. Well treed to offer lots of privacy for your building site. Nice views of hay fields and pasture. Natural gas is available and there is a driveway. Call Randy today! $17,500.

#4353 - THIS IS A MUST SEE! Brand new 15x68 mobile home in a quiet adult park with a lovely riverfront location. Has a nice bright layout with vaulted ceilings and extra large windows. Beautiful kitchen highlighted by high-end stainless steel appliance package, pantry and sliding glass door out to the covered deck to enjoy your private view of the river. Spacious master bedroom with a 3pc ensuite and walk-in closet. $119,000. Call Randy today!

#4110 - GREAT VALUE! Lovely moduline 2 bdrm mobile home in a quiet park close to shopping. Vaulted ceiling, large living room, nice bright kitchen with breakfast bar. Also a large covered deck. Priced to sell at $45,900. Call Randy

Ph. 250-983-3251

Ph. 250-983-3251

Bill Ingram

Bill Ingram

#4351 - FANTASTIC 5 BEDROOM FAMILY HOME on over one acre and only minutes to town! Wonderful large yard with more room than you need, covered deck, barn/workshop and located in a rural setting close to town. Full basement has a huge family room, spacious laundry and outside basement entrance into the garage. Needs some finishing touches but there is tremendous potential here. Call William today! $219,000

#4341 - MOBILE HOME WITH SPACIOUS ADDITION and new garage/shop! Ideally located on a quiet end of Elm, this mobile is located an a half acre lot that is fully fenced with additional outbuildings for storage. Close to shopping, schools and just about everything else. This mobile is a great retirement/starter home! Call William today to schedule a viewing. $174,900.

Pam McGauley 250-991-2814

Ph. 250-747-0422 C.250-983-9983

#4280 - 16X32 INDOOR/OUTDOOR POOL A short quiet driveway just past Correlieu School leads you up into an amazing hidden property not known to many. This beautiful 5 bdrm, 3 bath home’s interior design is straight out of a home decor magazine. Renovated from stem to stern with laminate flooring, light fixtures, cabinets, countertops, 25x30 wired & heated shop and much more. $287,500. Call Jasper to today!

#4260 - LOTS OF POTENTIAL with this west Quesnel combination of retail and residential space. Main floor consists of 3 retail/office spaces with a 2 bdrm and a 4 bdrm apartment above. There is also a basement with over 2000 sf of storage. All rented the ower says the property brings in $3500.00 per month with potential for more. Close to shopping, schools, restaurants and recreation. $369,000. Call Bill today!

4446 -THERE IS A BEAUTIFUL COVERED SUNROOM for you to relax enjoy the privacy, with walking and hiking trails right beside the home. The home is located directly across from Hallis Lake! Double carport, detached shop, the list goes on and on. This is truly a home for all seasons, we know you will love it. Call Leslie or Claudia. $344,900.

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-991-2001

Claudia Holland

#4313 - LIKE NEW! Lovely 3 yr old, 16 ft wide mobile home in a quiet park. Very spacious and bright as the extra width makes for a large rooms! 2 Bdrm, 2 full Baths, vaulted ceiling, dry walled throughout, and a lovely kitchen with wood cabinets and a pantry. $94,900. Call Randy.

Terri Matula 4454 - HOME HAS OVER 1800 SQ FT ON 1 LEVEL and sits on 1.92 park like acres. Use your imagination when it comes to the layout of the 27x35 ft great room featuring a bay window, 2 skylights & pellet stove. House needs some love but is just waiting for someone to make it their own. Property features a 3 run kennel, barn, greenhouse, and observatory with rolling roof for star gazing. Close to everything that Bouchie Lake has to offer. Good water, newer flooring in Kitchen, D/R & hallway. $179,900. Call William today!

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-9522

#4321 - COMBINED COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL building that offers endless possibilities. Run your business, live in the owner’s suite, collect rent from the rentals. Affordable building with a highly visible location. TLC will make equity grow. Close to schools, shopping and recreation this is an opportunity not to be missed. Call Bill Today! $189,000.

Cell. 250-983-5003

Terri Matula

Ph. 250-249-0004

#4325 - CUTE & COSY BUNGALOW on private 0.47 acre extensively landscaped, private yard. Excellent Dragon Lake location! Great starter home with 2 bdrms up & 1 down. Rec. room, laundry also down. The quiet no thru road is peaceful & modern decor is sure to please. Affordable price in an executive area. Book your personal tour with Terri!! $199,900.

You have questions, She has answers!

#4338 - JUST WALK IN TO YOUR DREAM LIFESTYLE! This exceptional 1.3 ac lakefront property on Puntchesakut (Tibbles) Lake has to be seen! Gradual sloped manicured lawn right to the water, 2600 sq ft on 2 levels. Walk right into the main floor to an gorgeous custom built huge kitchen & spacious master bdrm with stunning lake views. 2 bdrms up & huge living/family rm on bsmt level w/patio doors to beach level. Just walk in to your dream lifestyle. Call Bob Marsh! $239,500.

#4333 - A GREAT BANG FOR THE BUCK! Beautiful flat corner lot package situated close to schools, shopping and transit with apple trees, greenhouse, and garden all wrapped in adorable picket fence. Inside you will find nice laminate flooring updates and the warmth of wood heat backed by a near new, hardly used natural gas furnace in the basement. Call Jasper today! $182,500.

#4331 - ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS on this beautiful 5.7 acres 11 miles out on the Barkerville Hwy. Has been totally renovated w/new flooring throughout. Freestanding wood heater in the LR. Full semi-finished bsmt. Huge log shop and additional storage shed for your toys. Trails out back lead to the Quesnel River & owner says you can quad all the way to Barkerville. Quick possession available. Call Bill Today! $199,000.

THE SIGN YOU WANT

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-9522

Claudia Holland

#4081 - LIVE IN LUXURY W/RENTAL INCOME! High qual multi res property on quiet dead end st. next to Fraser River. 6 units-owners: 2500 sf, 4 bdrm total 3½ baths, 2 N/G FP, fam.rm & LR on main and rec rm, laundry- GOI is $53,700 w/incl projected rent for owner home at $1,200 per month 3-3 bdrm suites at $750, 2- 1bdrm suites rent at $500-525. Call Bob Marsh $549,500.

#4089 - IDEAL STARTER HOME!

additional residences on 195 acres know as “150 Mile Ranch”. Quality built 6186 sq ft main home with 5bdrm, 3bath. Spacious open floor plan, maple kitchen, numerous cupboards, island & more. Covered BBQ, & entertaining area w/pool table & games room, 2500 sq ft indoor pool, 8 man hot tub. Call Bob Granholm today! $1,890,000.

Picturesque 155.8 acre property with view and 2 bdrm home as well as numerous outbuildings located on Long Bar Road (North Quesnel) that fronts the Fraser River on 2 sides. If you like gardening or have horses or livestock the hayfields and pastures make this your ideal location. Call Bob Granholm Today!! $289,000.

1142 acre ranch comprised of 7 titles is set up to run 250 cow/calf. 2253 sq ft 3 bdrm, bsmt, home along with a mobile home ideal for hired help or guest. Approx. 300 acres of pasture, range permits of 590 AUM. Owner says equipment is negotiable. $1,499,000. Call Bob Granholm!

#4086 - IDEAL STARTER HOME! This cozy 3 bedroom, 1633 sq ft rancher home is located South of Quesnel in Kersley area. This is an ideal starter home that has newer (2009) roof, windows, electrical and pump/pressure tank. School is adjacent to property. Call Bob Granholm Today! $119,900.

#4075 - COZY!

#4067 - ZONED R4 - MOBILE HOME PARK - 2 TITLES. Both lots just under an acre totalling 1.94 acre. Lot 3 has a 1004 sq ft 3 bdrm full bsmt modular home with N/G heat & hot water. Covered deck, 24x26 detached double garage & 14x20 single shop. Service mobile home pad at the front North side of lot. Lot 2 has a mobile home pad currently being rented and a 2nd mobile pad serviced and ready to rent. Call Bob Marsh today! $139,500.

#4060 - GREAT RANCHER! Spacious 4 bdrm, 3 bath rancher on .52 ac within walking distance to Dragon Lake. Sunken living room with bay window, family room with gas fireplace, formal dining room plus eating area off the kitchen, plus large hobby room or workshop. Lots to offer at $179,900. Call Randy.

#4057- LOTS TO OFFER! Well maintained home located

#4099 - BEAUTIFUL CARIBOO HOME! With

Cozy 912 sq. ft. house on a quiet no thru street in West Quesnel. Nice big yard for the kids. 2 bdrms up and 2 down with a large deck. Great starter or retirement home. Priced to sell quickly. Call Bill today! $119,000.

Pam McGauley 250-991-2814

Ph. 250-747-0422 C.250-983-9983

You have questions, She has answers!

#4091 - PROPERTY YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!

next to a park with a lovely view of the Fraser River! 2 bdrms on the main with a fully finished basement with rec room and workshop. Lovely yard with garden and fruit trees. New roof, paved drive and pellet stove. Fenced. Call Randy Today! $99,900. Bring your offers.

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Leslie Johnson

Quesnel Realty

Ph. 250-992-6032 C.250-991-9405

Quesnel Cariboo Observer

355 St. Laurent Ave. 250-992-7202

Ph. 250-992-6032 C.250-991-9405

Bobbi Momer

Bobbi Momer

Ph. 250-992-5523 C.250-991-9063

Ph. 250-992-5523 C.250-991-9063

Wayne Seale

Wayne Seale 4480 - GREAT STARTER THAT IS MOVE IN READY. Over 1300 sq.ft, one level, useful out-buildings. Flat 1.35 acre property close to town for $118,500.00 Call Claudia or Leslie today!

4475 - TUCKED AWAY in Quesnel’s favourite neighbourhood, this sunny home offers both grace & style. French doors to the LR, gracious dining room overlooking backyard, dark kitchen w/eating area adjoining sunken family room. Master bdrm w/ens. boasting a huge soaker tub, plus WI closet. 2 generous sized bdrms & a refurbished main bath complete the upstairs. Full unfinished bsmt is ready for whatever suits your lifestyle. Level lot w/fencing & room for RV.Call Claudia or Leslie today! $299,500.00

4474 - WATERFRONT LIVING AT ITS BEST. Very affordable home on Bouchie Lake. Open floor plan lets in lots of light & you can watch the pelicans from your wrap-around deck. Updated bath with 2 bedrooms on the main and extra living space in the walkout basement. Level beach with lots of room for barbecuing and enjoying the water. Priced under recent appraisal. Call Bill today! $210,000.00.

4473 - OPEN FLOOR PLAN in this well-cared-for home in South Quesnel will take your breath away. Beautifully updated kitchen & bathrooms on the main are sure to please. Lots of space in the rec. room & a potential for another bedroom below. The west-facing patio out back stretches over a nice, flat, useable lawn. Plenty of room for kids and pets to roam. Book your appointment to view, call Jasper today! $239,000.00.

4472 - QUALITY 4-LEVEL SPLIT walking distance of all Bouchie Lake rec. facilities. Private 2.17 acre treed lot. Total of 4 bdrms. LR with fireplace, family room & a rec room, so lots of space for the family. Great heating system, high-efficiency NG furnace, plus ducted wood furnace. Park-like setting w/ gazebo at the back, firepit, family room has sliding door to patio, & hot tub. 24x30, wired insulated, heated shop w/2pc bath & lean-to on the side for extra cover. At this price... everyone is happy! Call Bob today! $249,000.00

Ph. 250-747-3753 C.250-991-8170

Ph. 250-747-3753 C.250-991-8170

William Lacy

William Lacy

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-5792

Bob Marsh

4471 - FAMILY FRIENDLY HOME ON SMALL ACREAGE SOUTH. 3 bedroom, 1 bath split level entry has some newer windows, siding. Basement to finish as you like. 1.25 acres is treed with newer well & septic. Kitchen is home to nook with separate dining. Easy to show & early possession available. Priced to sell, so won’t last long. Call Terri today! $142,900.00

4470 - LOVELY FAMILY HOME LOCATED NEAR SCHOOLS & SHOPPING.- This spotless, well maintained home has hardwood flooring on the main, newer countertops & ceramic tile in the kitchen. Two NG fireplaces & an in-law suite with separate entrance. Bonus if you are looking for a mortgage-helper. Furnace, HWT, roof and front-side windows have been updated. Large 20x12 sundeck off the kitchen overlooks the fenced backyard. Always show-ready, come and take a look. Call Bobbi today! $152,900.00

4465 - GREAT STARTER OR FAMILY HOME in awesome Red Bluff resale area close to Elementary school - 3 bdrms & 2 baths on main floor- oak melamine kitchen - 0.42 acres on quiet street - large windows provide lots of day light on both floors - carport rear deck off dining for enjoying those sunny days. Call Bob today! $197,500.00.

4464 - SADDLE UP, BRING YOUR HORSES TO THIS HOBBY FARM READY,- 5.15 acres north of the city, close to the Cottonwood River and Ten Mile Lake. Private & tranquil. Cozy 3-level split home takes advantage of south-facing location. Spacious kitchen & dinning room next to enclosed porch is a great area to entertain. Property is fenced and X-fenced with barn, workshop, greenhouse & single carport. Fenced raised garden beds & fire pit will keep you outside all summer long. Call Terri today! $229,900.00.

4448 - 14 YR OLD EXECUTIVE SOUTHILLS HOME - 1205 quality sq. ft. finished on each level - 2 bdrms up & 1 down - oak kitchen facing landscaped backyard - covered patio of diningroom w/NG outlet - 3 pc en. & WI clst off mbdrm - laundry on main-NG FP in livingroom-wired for alarm - current alarm sys $45 per monthattacted dbl garage-all appliance, window covering, central vac, hot tub at rear bsmt bath off entry for hot tub. Very nice home in great area priced right. Call Bob today $293,500.00

Cell. 250-983-5003

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-5792

Bob Marsh

4451 -AFFORDABLE LIVING IN THIS 1983 MOBILE in a quiet south side park. 3 bedrooms, open kitchen and dining area make this unit very desirable. Vaulted ceilings, south facing deck, updated electrical, new hot water tank. Priced to sell. Call Bill today! $29,900.

4449 -AFFORDABLE ACREAGE. 5.12 acres west of the city with a 1979, 2 bedroom mobile home. Sundeck, small barn/shed, some fencing. Home needs some TLC but a lovely setting at just $64,900. Call Randy today!

4447 -WELL KEPT HOME WITH LOTS TO OFFER. Three bedrooms on the main floor, one down, with two full four piece bathrooms. There is a fabulous recreation/games room for the kids to enjoy downstairs and a great covered deck to enjoy summer barbeques and your fully fenced back yard. $172,500. Call Leslie or Claudia.

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-991-2001

Bob Granholm

Bob Granholm

4445 -SOUTHERN ACREAGE! Great 31.65 acre hobby farm approx. 40km south of the city. Lovely 4 bdrm 2 bath home and a 4 bay shop. Property fenced for animals with several outbuilding. Nice setting with fruit trees and garden area. $239,900. Call Randy.

Randy Derrick

4444 -LOOKING FOR A DESIRABLE NEIGHBOURHOOD? We have the perfect home for you and your family. Immaculate condition, fabulous upgrades for everyone to enjoy including a new custom kitchen, paint and flooring throughout, a new roof, new high efficiency furnace, hot water tank and more. The designer colours throughout the home. Generous size rec/games room and renovated 3 pc bath in the bsmt. Private fenced backyard with a 16x20 shop. Call Leslie or Claudia today! $169,900.00

4440 -VACATION AT HOME IN THE REMODELLED HOME with metal roof, new kitchen, flooring, 3 bedrooms up, 1 down plus an office! The 4 plus acres hosts a barn with water, chicken coop, concrete pad for RV parking, stunning firepit and a commercial quality shop with 14’ door, in-floor heat, dust collection equipment and too much more to list! Call Claudia or Leslie for a peek today! $499,900.

#4371 - COZY COUNTRY LIVING, with that log home

charm. This beautiful home is situated on 4.52 acres just minutes from town. Open floor plan on the main level as well as the spacious area above creates a wonderful family atmosphere. French doors open off the D/R on to a large wrap a round deck that lets you enjoy the serenity of this lovely acreage. Call Bobbi today! $309,900.

#4279 - SAVOUR THE SUNSETS OFF THE HUGE DECK on this 5 Bedroom, 4 bath rancher with fully finished walk out basement. A lot of living to be done here! The detached shop is a big bonus! $374,900. Call Leslie or Claudia to view!

#4274 - EASY TO VIEW, EASIER TO OWN. Nice, 2 bdrm, 2 bath strata townhouse, close to shopping & schools. Quiet, well cared complex, great retirement, or starter home or even a better investment opportunity! Nice open plan, natural gas fireplace, generous size rooms, and a covered front patio! There is a 4pc. ensuite bath and a walk in closet. Lots of value here, great price. $79,900. Call Leslie or Claudia!

#4273 - GREAT RANCHER on large city lot (0.31ac). 2 bedrooms with large laundry that was 3rd bedroom. Newer kitchen cabinets and counter tops, and lots of other updates including newer flooring and paint. Large fenced yard. Call Randy today! $79,900.

#4261 - LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. One block from school, nearby shopping and recreation. Nearly all the renos have been done in this comfy 3 bdrm home on 0.71 acres in Southhills. Huge front yard and quiet backyard with new 14x20 deck. New HWT 2006, high efficiency furnace 2007, eaves and roof 2008, new flooring and trim throughout. Quick possession possible. Call Bill today. $214,900.

#4219 - SOLID WEST QUESNEL HOUSE IN A GREAT NEIGHBOURHOOD. 3 bedrooms up and 2 down with a

#4216 - THIS PROPERTY IS A RARE FIND. Over fifty park-

#4212 - HOBBY FARM IS ALL READY FOR YOUR ANIMALS.

#4183 - CHANCE TO WON ONE OF QUESNEL’S FINEST RANCHES. situated on 162 acres with 1600’ of Fraser River frontage

#4178 - LOOKING FOR PRIVACY!

#4368 - THE SILVERSPRING RANCH is a self sufficient

off-grid 329 acre, very private/secluded property with a unique and comfortable primary log residence but also includes a quest cabin, horse barn (7 stall), shop and out buildings. Electrical power is derived from a combination of mini hydro-electric plant, batteries and a backup diesel generator system. Call Bob Granholm today! $699,000.

Ph. 250-992-6028 C.250-991-9147

#4306 -ROOM FOR EVERYONE. Spacious executive home just 7 years old with brand new addition offering new master bdrm, dining room, covered deck and 24x40 garage. Lovely custom kitchen, large living room, new flooring on main. 7 bdrms plus a den, all with walk-in closets. 1.13 acres with pond all for $349,900. Call Randy.

#4284 - UP TO THE MINUTE DECOR. This is just what you need in this fully finished bungalow. Located on a corner lot at the end of a no thru road and bordering green belt. Many trees on this 0.49 acre gives privacy on the newly painted sundeck. Be the first to enjoy the new kitchen w/glass tile back splash. New cabinets are ultra modern and paint. If all you want to do is move in than this is the one. $237,200. Call Terri!

Ph. 250-249-0004

Randy Derrick

This picture perfect bungalow on 1.96 acres is ideal. Nestled in the trees this 2 bdrm home boasts hardwood floors, open floor plan, wood stove & plenty of country charm. The property is set up for horses with riding ring & fenced corrals. Raised garden beds, apple trees & assorted berries. $148,900. Call Bobbi today!

huge kitchen and rec room. Big level yard with tool shed and a huge 26x16 deck over the attached garage for barbecuing and entertaining. Call Bill for an appointment to view. $159,900.

#4164 - PICTURESQUE, PRIVATE 150 ACRE PROPERTY

3 bdrm, 2736 sf. home, suited for the rural life style. Pastures & hayfields makes it suitable for horse or cattle, and is centrally located allowing for easy commuting to Prince George or Quesnel. Several outbuildings, lg heated shop, hay barn, quonset, shelter, corral & paved driveway. Call Bob Granholm today! $449,900.

like acres, fenced and cross-fenced, half of it in pasture and a beautiful well-built 2576 sq ft home in a desirable area just 10 minutes from town. House has 4 large bdrms, 2 fireplaces, an attached garage, and a covered sundeck to enjoy the morning sun. Lots of fruit trees One owner, everything is top quality. Call Bill today! $325,000.

#4149 - LOCATED ON ONE OF UPLANDS PRIME STREET

1028 sq. ft., 5 bdrm, 2 bath full bsmt home has been completely updated. Renovated kitchen opened up to dining rm & new door, 8x23’6 treated deck, new asphalt roofing, 2 skylights, bright modern main bath+ 3pc bath of rec. rm, front yard w/gardens has underground sprinklers. Call Bob Marsh today! $154,500.

Sunny South location just a short drive from town makes a perfect spot for your new home. 2.58 acres fenced & crossed fenced with barn, paddocks, tack storage, 2x shop plus 2x carport. Homey feel to this 3 bdrm, 1 bath rancher that’s cozy and oh so country. High efficiency furnace, upgraded windows. Call Terri today! $149,900.

4482 - CHARM PERSONIFIED IS REFLECTED in this 4 bdrm, fabulous family home in ever so popular Johnston Sub. Sun-flooded home features ceiling that soar and a very comfortable, personal sense of style. Inviting & immaculate inside and out offering hardwood floors, custom maple cabinetry in the kitchen, central vac, incredible recessed lighting & cable & satellite in every room. Back yard lighting & outdoor sound system. Truly something special!! Call Leslie or Claudia today! $309,900.00

only 15 minutes form town, this property’s farm status allows for haying, cattle, horse bredding, and boarding. Beautifully crafted 4 bdrm, 4 bath exec. home. Variety of hardwoods includ; cherry, alder and aspen. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Call Jasper today! $675,000.

#4131 - PICTURESQUE 409 ACRE RANCH! Newer 4 bdrm, 3298 sq. ft exe. home, located only 20 min. driving time West of Quesnel. Property is comprised of 3 separate titles and comes with 2nd separate 3600 sq ft log house. So many extras...horse barn, tack rm, loft hay storage, calving barn, workshop greenhouse riding arena. Call Bob Granholm today! $995,858.

Ph. 250-992-6028 C.250-991-9147

Jasper Croy

Jasper Croy #4364 - UPLANDS!!

3 bedroom home in a quiet area. 2 bdrms up and 1 down, 2 baths, fireplace, double garage. Some structural problems. Call Randy today! $99,900.

#4360 - THIS 2+1 BDRM HOME IS A INVITATION TO RELAX! Rich colour scheme ties in with the massive updates including new kitchen, flooring, main bath w/soaker, tiled shower, massive master bdrm with full walk in closet! Concrete driveway, lots of storage for toys and RV parking! $199,500. Call Claudia or Leslie today!

#4358 - GREAT STARTER-GREAT LOCATION. This 2 bdrm, 2 bath mobile with den has so much to offer. Full roof structure over mobile & 2 additions give ample square footage. Bed & bath each end is pleasing layout. 30x18 shop, wired, plus 8x10 storage shed. Newer high eff. furnace keeps those heating costs way down. Some updated flooring & paint, paved driveway. Quick possession available. Call Terri today! REDUCED TO $124,900

#4355 - GREAT 2 ACRE LOT just 10 to 15 minute drive from the city. Well treed to offer lots of privacy for your building site. Nice views of hay fields and pasture. Natural gas is available and there is a driveway. Call Randy today! $17,500.

#4353 - THIS IS A MUST SEE! Brand new 15x68 mobile home in a quiet adult park with a lovely riverfront location. Has a nice bright layout with vaulted ceilings and extra large windows. Beautiful kitchen highlighted by high-end stainless steel appliance package, pantry and sliding glass door out to the covered deck to enjoy your private view of the river. Spacious master bedroom with a 3pc ensuite and walk-in closet. $119,000. Call Randy today!

#4110 - GREAT VALUE! Lovely moduline 2 bdrm mobile home in a quiet park close to shopping. Vaulted ceiling, large living room, nice bright kitchen with breakfast bar. Also a large covered deck. Priced to sell at $45,900. Call Randy

Ph. 250-983-3251

Ph. 250-983-3251

Bill Ingram

Bill Ingram

#4351 - FANTASTIC 5 BEDROOM FAMILY HOME on over one acre and only minutes to town! Wonderful large yard with more room than you need, covered deck, barn/workshop and located in a rural setting close to town. Full basement has a huge family room, spacious laundry and outside basement entrance into the garage. Needs some finishing touches but there is tremendous potential here. Call William today! $219,000

#4341 - MOBILE HOME WITH SPACIOUS ADDITION and new garage/shop! Ideally located on a quiet end of Elm, this mobile is located an a half acre lot that is fully fenced with additional outbuildings for storage. Close to shopping, schools and just about everything else. This mobile is a great retirement/starter home! Call William today to schedule a viewing. $174,900.

Pam McGauley 250-991-2814

Ph. 250-747-0422 C.250-983-9983

#4280 - 16X32 INDOOR/OUTDOOR POOL A short quiet driveway just past Correlieu School leads you up into an amazing hidden property not known to many. This beautiful 5 bdrm, 3 bath home’s interior design is straight out of a home decor magazine. Renovated from stem to stern with laminate flooring, light fixtures, cabinets, countertops, 25x30 wired & heated shop and much more. $287,500. Call Jasper to today!

#4260 - LOTS OF POTENTIAL with this west Quesnel combination of retail and residential space. Main floor consists of 3 retail/office spaces with a 2 bdrm and a 4 bdrm apartment above. There is also a basement with over 2000 sf of storage. All rented the ower says the property brings in $3500.00 per month with potential for more. Close to shopping, schools, restaurants and recreation. $369,000. Call Bill today!

4446 -THERE IS A BEAUTIFUL COVERED SUNROOM for you to relax enjoy the privacy, with walking and hiking trails right beside the home. The home is located directly across from Hallis Lake! Double carport, detached shop, the list goes on and on. This is truly a home for all seasons, we know you will love it. Call Leslie or Claudia. $344,900.

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-991-2001

Claudia Holland

#4313 - LIKE NEW! Lovely 3 yr old, 16 ft wide mobile home in a quiet park. Very spacious and bright as the extra width makes for a large rooms! 2 Bdrm, 2 full Baths, vaulted ceiling, dry walled throughout, and a lovely kitchen with wood cabinets and a pantry. $94,900. Call Randy.

Terri Matula 4454 - HOME HAS OVER 1800 SQ FT ON 1 LEVEL and sits on 1.92 park like acres. Use your imagination when it comes to the layout of the 27x35 ft great room featuring a bay window, 2 skylights & pellet stove. House needs some love but is just waiting for someone to make it their own. Property features a 3 run kennel, barn, greenhouse, and observatory with rolling roof for star gazing. Close to everything that Bouchie Lake has to offer. Good water, newer flooring in Kitchen, D/R & hallway. $179,900. Call William today!

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-9522

#4321 - COMBINED COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL building that offers endless possibilities. Run your business, live in the owner’s suite, collect rent from the rentals. Affordable building with a highly visible location. TLC will make equity grow. Close to schools, shopping and recreation this is an opportunity not to be missed. Call Bill Today! $189,000.

Cell. 250-983-5003

Terri Matula

Ph. 250-249-0004

#4325 - CUTE & COSY BUNGALOW on private 0.47 acre extensively landscaped, private yard. Excellent Dragon Lake location! Great starter home with 2 bdrms up & 1 down. Rec. room, laundry also down. The quiet no thru road is peaceful & modern decor is sure to please. Affordable price in an executive area. Book your personal tour with Terri!! $199,900.

You have questions, She has answers!

#4338 - JUST WALK IN TO YOUR DREAM LIFESTYLE! This exceptional 1.3 ac lakefront property on Puntchesakut (Tibbles) Lake has to be seen! Gradual sloped manicured lawn right to the water, 2600 sq ft on 2 levels. Walk right into the main floor to an gorgeous custom built huge kitchen & spacious master bdrm with stunning lake views. 2 bdrms up & huge living/family rm on bsmt level w/patio doors to beach level. Just walk in to your dream lifestyle. Call Bob Marsh! $239,500.

#4333 - A GREAT BANG FOR THE BUCK! Beautiful flat corner lot package situated close to schools, shopping and transit with apple trees, greenhouse, and garden all wrapped in adorable picket fence. Inside you will find nice laminate flooring updates and the warmth of wood heat backed by a near new, hardly used natural gas furnace in the basement. Call Jasper today! $182,500.

#4331 - ENJOY THE GREAT OUTDOORS on this beautiful 5.7 acres 11 miles out on the Barkerville Hwy. Has been totally renovated w/new flooring throughout. Freestanding wood heater in the LR. Full semi-finished bsmt. Huge log shop and additional storage shed for your toys. Trails out back lead to the Quesnel River & owner says you can quad all the way to Barkerville. Quick possession available. Call Bill Today! $199,000.

THE SIGN YOU WANT

Ph. 250-992-7202 C.250-983-9522

Claudia Holland

#4081 - LIVE IN LUXURY W/RENTAL INCOME! High qual multi res property on quiet dead end st. next to Fraser River. 6 units-owners: 2500 sf, 4 bdrm total 3½ baths, 2 N/G FP, fam.rm & LR on main and rec rm, laundry- GOI is $53,700 w/incl projected rent for owner home at $1,200 per month 3-3 bdrm suites at $750, 2- 1bdrm suites rent at $500-525. Call Bob Marsh $549,500.

#4089 - IDEAL STARTER HOME!

additional residences on 195 acres know as “150 Mile Ranch”. Quality built 6186 sq ft main home with 5bdrm, 3bath. Spacious open floor plan, maple kitchen, numerous cupboards, island & more. Covered BBQ, & entertaining area w/pool table & games room, 2500 sq ft indoor pool, 8 man hot tub. Call Bob Granholm today! $1,890,000.

Picturesque 155.8 acre property with view and 2 bdrm home as well as numerous outbuildings located on Long Bar Road (North Quesnel) that fronts the Fraser River on 2 sides. If you like gardening or have horses or livestock the hayfields and pastures make this your ideal location. Call Bob Granholm Today!! $289,000.

1142 acre ranch comprised of 7 titles is set up to run 250 cow/calf. 2253 sq ft 3 bdrm, bsmt, home along with a mobile home ideal for hired help or guest. Approx. 300 acres of pasture, range permits of 590 AUM. Owner says equipment is negotiable. $1,499,000. Call Bob Granholm!

#4086 - IDEAL STARTER HOME! This cozy 3 bedroom, 1633 sq ft rancher home is located South of Quesnel in Kersley area. This is an ideal starter home that has newer (2009) roof, windows, electrical and pump/pressure tank. School is adjacent to property. Call Bob Granholm Today! $119,900.

#4075 - COZY!

#4067 - ZONED R4 - MOBILE HOME PARK - 2 TITLES. Both lots just under an acre totalling 1.94 acre. Lot 3 has a 1004 sq ft 3 bdrm full bsmt modular home with N/G heat & hot water. Covered deck, 24x26 detached double garage & 14x20 single shop. Service mobile home pad at the front North side of lot. Lot 2 has a mobile home pad currently being rented and a 2nd mobile pad serviced and ready to rent. Call Bob Marsh today! $139,500.

#4060 - GREAT RANCHER! Spacious 4 bdrm, 3 bath rancher on .52 ac within walking distance to Dragon Lake. Sunken living room with bay window, family room with gas fireplace, formal dining room plus eating area off the kitchen, plus large hobby room or workshop. Lots to offer at $179,900. Call Randy.

#4057- LOTS TO OFFER! Well maintained home located

#4099 - BEAUTIFUL CARIBOO HOME! With

Cozy 912 sq. ft. house on a quiet no thru street in West Quesnel. Nice big yard for the kids. 2 bdrms up and 2 down with a large deck. Great starter or retirement home. Priced to sell quickly. Call Bill today! $119,000.

Pam McGauley 250-991-2814

Ph. 250-747-0422 C.250-983-9983

You have questions, She has answers!

#4091 - PROPERTY YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR!

next to a park with a lovely view of the Fraser River! 2 bdrms on the main with a fully finished basement with rec room and workshop. Lovely yard with garden and fruit trees. New roof, paved drive and pellet stove. Fenced. Call Randy Today! $99,900. Bring your offers.

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REALTY

159,900

$

230,000

289,900

$

2386 Ferguson St. - House to Home! Simple as a few up-dates to make this house your own. Walk to Extra Foods & Walmart, from off you backyard, 1/2 acre. 3 + 1 bedrooms, 2 baths, full bsmt w/ some finishing. Priced to put dollars in your pocket. Paint, some puttering & personalizing of the decor makes this your home. Roof has been updated. Great location. Close to shopping, Elem. Schools & Dragon Lake. Call Rick. MLS#N234082 NCR#2489

439,000

$

2342 Symington Rd. – This beautiful acre home is south of town & is a real gem. Landscaped to perfection, small cabin wired & heated for guests. 22x30 w/ 4 ft subway for RV. Storage 24x30 workshop. This home is a families delight from kitchen dining combo to relaxing living room w/ free standing gas fireplace. 3 bedrooms & custom built kitchen. Inquire with Linda for more info. MLS#N231918 NCR#2470

295,000

687 Kinchant St. - Immaculately maintained & unit apartment in North Quesnel. Two x 1 bedroom approx. 500sq ft per unit, four x 2 bedroom unit approx 600 sq ft per unit. Bathrooms have all be recently updated. Gross income $43,716 per annum. Inquire. MLS#N233828 NCR#2485

179,900

352 Roddie Ave. - This beautiful home is located near shopping, schools, soccer fields and many extras. Main floor has 4 bdrms, 3 baths, family room and great kitchen. Double Garage. Lower floor has 2 suites; 2 bedrooms $600/ month, 1 bedroom $485/month. Great investment & what a mortgage helper. Inquire for more info. MLS#N232420 NCR#2474

229,000

679 Jones St. - Peek-a-boo view of the train bridge! North Quesnel convenience. Just steps from the river walk. 3 + 1 bdrms, 2 ½ baths, sundeck, fenced backyard. Wood fireplace sets the scene for home, comfort & convenience. Energy rating 70+, R52 ceiling. Undeveloped City park next door. Have a look, may just be perfect for you. Call Rick to view. MLS#N226671 NCR#2416

101 Bettcher St. - This great investment property has been well looked after. Both sides have 2 bedrooms up and full unfinished basement. The property is rented and brings in $1300.00 per month. Live in one side and have the other side as income & low mortgage. MLS#N233828 NCR#2485

869 Spruce Rd. – BUILT FOR OWNER Elegant-SpaciousSolid-Home! Ready for a new family. So close to Elem school & shopping in Red Bluff, just off Maple Dr. Walk to the mall, close to transit, sundecks, fenced yard, everything done, move in ready. Sep grge, plenty of space & parking. 4 bdrms, 3 baths, formal LR & DR, fam rm, rec rm & full daylt bdrm, full bath suite. Oak rail foyer elegance to the Oak kitchen, a must see to appreciate. Call Rick MLS#N231498 #2464

Lot 10 - Novak St. - One of the BEST Building LOTS left in the City privacy plus, back onto UNBC hillside. Lovely new homes, paved & lighted street. Close to UNBC, Rec Centre, McDonalds, Rodeo Park plus. Just a nice walk along River Walk Trail. Just a bridge away from City Centre. Build your dream! GST free! Call Rick! MLS#N226910 NCR#2423

134,900

262-264 Baker Dr. – This four-plex is a real buy for investors $650 per suite rent per month with tenants paying their own utilities. Each suite is 3 bedrooms, 1 ½ baths, with its own laundry area and a deck or patio for summer. Inquire. MLS#N231572 #2466

236,500

$

315 Gordon Ave. – Top of the City! North Quesnel. Built in the day when Quality met Solid. Almost 1500 sq ft on 2 lvls + full bsmt. Wood FP, hdwood flrs & pocket doors to Family rm in LR, Formal DR. Lrg Kitchen, WI Pantry, Laundry on main. 4 lrg BRs, Master haven w ensuite & powder rm. This large 4 BR, 4 bath home is so inviting, full of discovery w City convenience, yet so private w/ mature trees, garden, daylt bsmt, rec rm, os dbl grg. Perhaps yours to explore & call home. Call Rick

49,900

$

690 Rolph St. - On the river, this really nice updated house has lots of room to spare. 3 bdrms up 2 down & ready to set up for in-law suite or mortgage helper. Private backyard, nice front yard. Great area of town, close to school, shopping, transit. Seeing is so much better than reading. Call Linda for a viewing! MLS#N229671 NCR#2442

370,000

NCR#2446

$

1881 Birch Ave. - Updated & ready to move into 3 bdrm bungalow in Red Bluff area. Could easily be wheelchair accessible w/all living space on one floor. Nice private backyard, storage shed & easy maintenance throughout. Master bdrm is large & living room/kitchen area makes for easy entertaining & family life. Call Linda to view. MLS#N229670 NCR#2441

95,000

$

339,900

$

289,950

164,900

$

MLS#N229739

3301 Red Bluff Rd. - Nice Family Home - South - 2.64 acres. Just past Richbar Nursery. Panhandle drive leads to private, lovely landscaped home, just waiting for your family. New kitchen, beautiful flooring, gas firplace, finished up & down. 5 bdrm, 2 baths, large rec rm w/wood fireplace. Sundecks to enjoy the lovely country setting. Priced to sell w/quick possession. Call Rick to view. MLS#N232480 NCR#2476

$

1141 Johnston Ave. - Overlooking Johnston neighbourhood. Perfect home for the gardener. Wonderful shrubbery waiting for some love. Post & beam unique retro style home. 2+2 bdrm & 2 bath. Huge re. rm, finished daylight bsmt. South exposure, sundecks, fenced yard Private oasis in a convenient city location. Quick Possession. Call Rick. MLS#N227562 NCR#2432

$

$

1191 Baity Ave. - This great investment property has been well looked after. Both sides have 3 bedrooms, and full unfinished basement. Both sides have also been recently updated. The property is rented and brings in $1475.00 per month. Buy one side and have the other side as income & low mortgage. MLS#N233831 NCR#2483

$

159,900

$

189,000

$

1345 Wells Rd. - Quality older home on 10+ acres at end of cul-de-sac. 3 bdrms, full unfin’d bsmt, 30’24’ det’d grg (insu, wired & remote door) mud rm (wheel chair access w/ treated wood & permit!) & att’d solarium. Bsmt has cov’d sep entry, RI plumb & in-law suite potential. Updates over yrs incl. roof, flooring, most windows, septic & 5pc bath(Master access). Fireplace, NG furnace & electric baseboard, drilled well. Private treed yard, near Quesnel Golf Course & Bouchie Lake. Call Steve. MLS#N233385 NCR#2479

$

Ltd.

169,900

$

LICENCED PROPERTY MANAGER ON SITE

19,000

$

Lot 15 Parkland Rd. - LAKESHORE on TEN MILE LAKE! Great building site w/rec cabin for immediate use. Rustic Log cabin is approx 24x28, full of charm, solid const & totally enjoyable. Elect, kitchen (no water/septic), bdrm & loft. High vaulted ceiling lets light flood in, wood stove to warm the winter chill & tiered decks down to beach. Fire pit, privacy & unbelievable view. Dare to Dream! Call Rick MLS#N231169 #2461

134,900

SOLD

$

Blk A Cottonwood River Alcock Rd. – Play time on Cottonwood River! 91.27 acres on the mouth of Cottonwood River. Walk the shore, hike, ATV, photograph wildlife. This could be your personal, private playground. Huge Cottonwood trees, approx. 15 acres of fields, nature at its best. Close to Quesnel, yet no power, no cable, just the sheer beauty of the River, Trees, Sky w/ Life as simple as it could be. GST applies. Call Rick. MLS#234219 #2491

$

Racing Rd - UNBELIEVABLE PRICE! ½ ACRE BUILDING LOT ON RACING RD. Complete w/paved roads, city water & close to shopping, recreation in South Quesnel. Better yet, also buy the ½ acre next door for another $19,000 for a full acre! Start planning your dream home! Call Rick Lot 1 MLS#N227183 Lot 2 MLS#N227185 NCR#2424-5

1330 Webber Rd. - Bring your hammer, bring your horse! A little TLC would make this MH (+ addition) a peaceful, private & so affordable home. 3 bdrms, den, 1 bath, large rec rm w/freestanding wood unit, covered porch & sundeck. Corrals, outbuildings & fencing in place for your horses. 10 min drive up Barkerville Hwy, right on to Webber Rd, 5 acre property is on the right again. Call Rick to view. MLS#N234102 NCR#2488

LOTS

LOTS

IN TOWN

NOVAK RD Near UNBC

$49,900.

N226910

RACING RD SOUTH ½ AC $19,000.

N227183

RACING RD SOUTH ½ AC $19,000

N227185

CROFT SOUTH W/SHOP

$89,900.

N226691

MILLS RD

$19,000.

N232297

West . ¾ AC

LOTS

N226910

BLACKWATER RD

N214273/ N214274

BLACKWATER RD

10 AC.

$50,000.

N223598

BLACKWATER RD

10 AC.

$49,900.

N223599

+GST

+GST

129,900

1892 Hemlock Ave. - Mini Rancher Priced to sell! Tons of character, needing some TLC. Huge screened porch to enjoy the summer evenings. Just shy of ½ acre w/tons of work shop style storage & outbuildings. Property has access off Hemlock & Birch. 4 bedrooms, 1½ baths all on one level. Cute not so little house, come & see. Call Rick to view.

279,900

MLS#N230013

805 Avison Ave. - Fresh paint on the outside, good tenants in the inside, ready for your investment! All 1 bedroom units with upper units having 4 x 10 balcony. Building is full rented. Call Linda to schedule your appointment! GST may be applicable.

MLS#N 4506394

NCR#2459

DALE LAKE RD PARKLAND

4.97 AC. $74,900.

N225408

W/CABIN $236,500.

N231169

NCR#2448

 2 BDRM BSMT SUITE

CRN NAZKO/RAWLINGS 4.82 AC. $48,000. +GST

470 Patchett St. - This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is located in a family oriented neighbourhood & close to the park, perfect for the kids. Some of the features include paved driveway, double garage, fenced backyard, hardwood floors on the main, gas fireplace in the living room, SGD in dining room leading to deck, open kitchen, huge rec room. Call Linda to view MLS#N227407 NCR#2428

OUT OF TOWN NORTH/SOUTH

$

R E N TA L S

OUT OF TOWN WEST 25+ AC. $55,000.

239,900

$

$

42,000

$

734 Callanan – As is, where is. House on land of little or no value. Services on property. Centrally located, close to all shopping, hospital and other amenities. MLS#234432 #2492

89,900

$

1238 Croft Road - Ready to Build? Already has shop in place, just needs residence. Half an acre on paved street. Just enough trees to be private. Ideal south location on Croft Rd, near shopping, elementary schools & Dragon Lake. 1040 sq ft insulated, wire workshop. Sewer hook up at paved street. Just pick your plan, perhaps a rancher, add a well & start building. Call Rick to view. MLS#N231211 #2462

441 Kinchant Street (across from City Hall) Phone: 250-992-2207 • Fax: 250-992-2240 Toll Free: 1-888-992-2207 northcariboorealty@telus.net

www.northcariboorealty.com

• $600/month

130,000

$

COMING SOON:

609 Allard St. – Attention investors! Just a nice, private drive up Baker Creek Rd, to this cute 3 bdrm bungalow w/part bsmt. Lovely private backyard, sauna building/ would be nice workshop. 1 acre, nice trees, sundeck. Newly painted, free standing wood stove in living room. Price to sell quickly. Quick possession possible. Call Rick to view. MLS#N231594 #2465

Linda Gabara 250-992-2207 Broker

 2 BDRM BSMT SUITE

$700/month

 3 BDRM SUITE

$650/month

ALL UNITS PLUS UTILITIES All units plus utilities

Rick Hughes 250-992-9846 Associate Broker

Steve Smith 250-255-3999 Associate Broker


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The Impala is roomy inside with Business Class legroom in the rear — and the theme continues with the use of quality materials throughout. Keith Morgan

Impala leaps impressively to the top contemporary style favoured by The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the many competitors. Its lines actubest domestic sedan ever, really? ally lean closer towards classy, That was the question front of rather than sporty. mind when I heard such a boast Let’s open the driver’s door. As its from a General Motors execuoutward appearance suggests, tive recently. Well, he’s paid to it is roomy inside with Business say that, I thought, but then he Class legroom in the rear! And the backed up the assertion with business class theme continues something that surprised me more. After spending a with the use of quality materials throughout. The hypercritical Consumer ReControls are logically placed ports organization had just given week in an Impala, I have to admit it and easy to operate with one the full-size sedan a 95-point score: No other domestic car had softened my cynicism exception. The standard infotainment system, which features an ever topped the sedans ratings to the point of almost eight-inch touch screen, is not in 20 years of rating cars by buying the hype. nearly as intuitive as I would like. bothsegment and style. And, just I would need to spend an hour to offer a bit more perspective to Keith Morgan with the manual to get it to perthis remarkable score: the fourform for me. The reason I don’t door was just behind the expendo that ahead of time is because I want to test sive Tesla Model S ultra-luxury hatchback with these systems against my iPad/iPod. Apple is 99 points and the BMW 1 Series coupe at 97. the benchmark. Get over it, guys! Mimic Apple After spending a week in an Impala, I have rather than try to reinvent the wheel and come to admit it softened my cynicism to the point up with a pale imitation. There’s a nifty secuof almost buying the hype. Explanation of my rity feature offered though that I must praise. continued reservations to follow. The screen emerges from the dash, revealing It wouldn’t take much imagination for designers a small storage bin that can be secured with a to turn out a more handsome Impala than its four-digit code. predecessor. But this long-looking car manages Let’s roll. The tester was equipped with a to look sharp and streamlined but not so overly 3.6-litre V6 DI with FlexFuel capability, including aggressive in stance, which is more often the

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variable valve timing, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The two base engines available are a solid 2.4-litre four-cylinder and a 2.5 version, both of which are likely adequate for commuter use. I headed straight for Highway One and it positively purred along the long, clear stretches open to the daytime driver. Great acceleration in take-off and passing with limited lean and sway when cornering at speed. Back in urban madness, it offered a good view of fast encroaching vehicles from side streets and the rear. I mention this because I expected the sleek window profiles might hinder views, especially to the rear. Hence, it was also not as much of a beast to park at the supermarket as I had feared. Light steering also assisted in that manouevre. On the urban performance front, the transmission took the annoyance out of stop-go traffic. Have to think it was gulping gas though in smoothing out the urban trek. The Impala with the V6 starts at $32,945 (around $3,000 more than the 4-cylinder-equipped versions) but the test car options, which included rear park assist, rear vision camera, collision and lane departure alerts, premium audio, sunroof, added another $7,000. It will compete with the Dodge Charger and Ford Taurus domestically and a host of imports. Now to my reservations: the fuel economy for the V6 is 11.1/6.9L 100km (city/highway) and while that is not bad for a large car, it’s not the best in its segment. The four-cylinder eco version is impressive at 8.7/5.8L 100km (city/ highway). That said,I don’t think fuel economy will be a deal breaker for most people. My continued reservations really boil down to reliability. It’s a brand new car and we should wait a couple or three years before anointing this car as the best domestic sedan ever. That caution should not stop you from taking one for a spin. keith.morgan@drivewaybc.ca

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Ford has done an excellent job of using its worldwide expertise to bring some very practical, yet fun to drive, small cars to North America. Using Europeans to build the Ford Focus and Fiesta for a worldwide market enabled the manufacturer to bring these superb handling cars virtually unchanged to our shores. On top of that, Ford is also selling their sportiest ST versions of both these cars. The Focus ST was introduced last year and this year we get the Fiesta ST “hot hatch”. I’ve been a huge fan of the Fiesta. In fact, I prefer it to the bigger Focus, it is a perfect city runabout with go-cart like handling and a stylish little package.

Looks For 2014, all Fiesta models get a minor facelift with a new front grille and headlights. The ST is easy to spot because of the black honeycomb grille with an ST badge, bigger alloy wheels, a rear spoiler hanging over the rear window, a bigger rear air diffuser with twin exhaust tips and blacked out trim around the windows. The ST looks like it means business. There are two exterior options that might be worth the money. Upgraded paint colours like ‘Molten Orange’ or ‘Green Envy Metallic’ cost $400 and the smoked grey wheels with red brake calipers cost $500 more. The base ST at $24,999 comes very well equipped and is ready to cause some trouble. Inside The first thing that pops right out on the ST interior are the two heavily bolstered Recaro sports seats. These are not meant for big people, you just won’t fit. They are snug and supportive but lack some simple, yet important adjustments. The front of the seat sits much higher than the back so your backside is very low with your knees pointing up. This produces a sporty feel initially but on longer trips, the lack of adjustment

prevents the driver from being able to stretch their legs. The dash has been updated to include a MyFord Touch screen for radio, phone, navigation and climate functions. The screen is rather small and far away from the driver, which makes accessing the small, virtual buttons on the screen a challenge. However, it does look much better than the older Fiesta dash. The ST comes standard with very powerful front seat heaters, automatic climate control, a fat leather steering wheel with redundant radio controls and a leather covered manual shifter. The back seat has always been tight in the Fiesta; this is perfect for a single person or couple, not the best for a family. Drive In an era of cars that almost drive themselves, the Fiesta ST is a throwback to a timewhen the driver felt connected to the machine. The suspension is much firmer than the regular Fiesta, almost harsh over bumpy roads but the feedback to the driver through the tight steering ratio, firm chassis and the grippy Recaro seats is superb. The turbocharged, direct injection 1,6L Ecoboost engine pumps out 197hp. Only sold

with a super-slick manual transmission that shifts with no effort at all and the clutch is precise. In such a small car, this engine lets the driver do pretty much anything at will. Want to pass on the highway? No problem. Want to scoot away from a traffic light? No effort at all. This really is a car that does everything very well, including getting good fuel economy when the throttle is used lightly: using only 7.8L/100km in the city and 5.6L on the highway. Verdict At $24,999, the price might seem a bit steep for a subcompact car but this little machine comes almost fully loaded for that price. The options available are not “must have” items so the price can be kept in check. This Fiesta ST is a gem in the subcompact class, delivering great economy, fabulous interior and plenty of smiles. The ST just delivers much bigger smiles. Zack.spencer@drivewaybc. ca

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The 2015 Ford F150 is a head turner

Hot laps with a world champ at the wheel vehicle that behaves as the Ojai, CA. - Four-time World drivers expects it to. Rally Champion (WRC), TomMission accomplished. mi Mäkinen, is behind the Though I didn’t even come wheel of the 2015 Subaru close to Tommi’s perforWRX STI at Buttonwillow mance, that wasn’t my goal. Raceway Park in the middle The goal was to experience of nowhere, California. I’m riding shotgun along first-hand how docile yet poThe ease and with two others in the back. tent Subaru’s famed sedan effortlessness in The ease and effortlessness took to the high speeds and in which he wrangles the corners of the club track. which he wrangles 305 turbocharged horses of the 305 turbocharged I had no desire to hand the the Subaru via the 6-speed keys over to my colleagues horses of the Subaru as they eagerly anticipated manual gearbox is really no via the 6-speed surprise. After all, he’s not a their time in the Rally Blue champion because he looks beauty. manual gearbox is good doing it. It would be sacrilege if I really no surprise. So, if the pro can make it didn’t insert some technical look and feel as perfect as jargon into the reasoning Alexandra Straub a summer’s day, I should be why the STI scored big able to as well, right? points on the road test. I slip into the captain’s chair Without getting too deep of the STI – without Tommi in the car, thank into the engineering, here are the top three goodness – and take to the 3.1-mile track. take-home points of this incredible vehicle. Prior to the hot laps, I had driven the outOne: the increased use of high-strength going 2014 Subaru STI on the same course. steel makes for a stiffer and stronger body, I’d be back-to-back testing these all-wheel and decreases its tendency to twist and drive machines to see how the engineering bend in corners. The result? A more predictprowess has, yet again, continued to make able handling sedan that isn’t easily irked a vehicle with a cult-like following even and stays firmly planted to the ground. Furbetter. thermore, the 2015 STI achieves 16 percent Rewind a few hours to the start-of-theless body roll than before. day’s press conference. Two: You have the practicality of added Masuo Takatsu, WRX STI Project General Manager, mentioned the modus operandi continued on page B13 of the fourth generation STI was to create a

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The all-new 2015 Ford F150 turned some heads at the Vancouver International Auto show including mine. Here’s close look at what’s new and different. I think the first thing that impresses is the new styling. The LED back lit headlights are a real stand out and the grille is a three-bar traveling all the way down to the

bumper, very nice. Next noteworthy change is the super lightweight military grade aluminum alloy body, weighing almost 318 kgs less than the previous model. We saw glimpses of this with Ford’s concept truck, the Atlas, but did not expect it to become reality so soon. No waste of materials building this new truck. Any unused aluminum during manufacture is reclaimed. When it goes on sale late this year, there will be five trims available: XL, XLT, Lariat, Platinum and King Ranch. Chrome appearance packages are available with them all. Monochromatic sport appearance packages are available with all but the King. Optional power running boards drop down into position only when the doors are opened and remain tight against the

Drives-U-Crazy Dip don’t dazzle, buddy! Reader Yvonne Logan thinks there should be a universal hand signal that would alert a following car’s driver that they have left on their high beams. “I’ve tried sticking my hand out the window and waving and even hitting my brake lights three times as some sort of signal,” Logan writes. “Never any luck with that, so I end up just praying that an oncoming car will flash their lights.It’s blinding and obviously dangerous . . . I feel like I’m being chased by a jet!” What drives-u-crazy? keith.morgan@drivewaybc.ca

body. Some of the safety concerns expressed around driving a pickup are addressed with the use of sensors in the advanced personal safety system that control deployment of the dual stage front airbags, front seat side airbags, and side canopy air bags. Advance-Trac and roll stability control comes standard. MyKey technology allows you to program the ignition keys with reminders to drive at appropriate speeds, limit the volume on audio system, limiting the vehicles top speed, muting the audio system until the front seatbelts are fastened. There are second-row inflatable safety belts, which work like a traditional belt but include a tubular airbag that inflates in the event of a crash and distributes the force of the impact across a wider area of the passenger’s chest A feature called Curve control, automatically provides more aggressive four-wheel braking when the truck is going into a corner too fast. There are host of safety systems. Adaptive cruise control, allows drivers to set a cruising speed and use radar technology to monitor traffic ahead and maintain a safe distance between vehicles. The lane keeping system is designed to help avert unintentional drifting of the vehicle outside the intended driving lane. It automatically detects the

left or right-hand road lane markings using a camera mounted between the windshield and interior rear-view mirror. The Blind Spot Information System with cross-traffic alert uses radar hidden in the taillights to detect a vehicle entering a driver’s blind spot while driving or backing up. Can’t believe I’ve got this far talking about a truck without mentioning power! - One of the engine choices is a new 2.7L EcoBoost engine that has undergone more than 16 million kilometres of testing. The other motors are the new 3.5L V6 EcoBoost that combines the efficiency of twin independent variable camshaft timing, and flex fuel capabilities, a 3.5L EcoBoost engine, which we are familiar with and a 5.0L V8. The trucks equipped with EcoBoost engines will benefit from standard Active Grille Shutters. Active Grille Shutters stay open when extra engine cooling is needed, such as during lowspeed stop-and-go driving or while working in hot weather. They automatically close to reduce aerodynamic drag at cruising speed. Fuel economy numbers and prices should be released soon. ian.harwood@drivewaybc. ca

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Handsome, technically sophisticated and economical to boot. can produce a whopping 270 Nissan substantially horsepower, yet it still prorevamped the Altima, its vides decent city/highway fuel popular family sedan, for the 2010 model year. consumption (rated at 10.6/7.7 In addition to external L/100km). It does, however, front and rear styling have a craving for premium changes, its roomy interior quality fuel. got a once-over in a refurThe Nissan Altima A continuously variable transbish that also included two mission (CVT) is more efficient can be a reliable, important new standard than a conventional automatic active safety features, elec- hard to beat used car and is designed to always tronic stability and traction purchase in the family provide best fuel economy, control systems. however, some drivers dislike sedan class. The base engine in a 2010 the way it holds engine speed Altima sedan or coupe is a Bob McHugh at an optimal level. On the plus, robust 2.5-litre four cylinit has a solid reputation for der and a 3.5-litre V6 was an option. A sixreliability and a nice feature of this CVT is a speed manual transmission was available sequential manual mode that provides six with the four-cylinder and the continuously speed settings. variable transmission option was standard There's also a less popular hybrid version with the V6 engine. of Altima, which claims an outstanding city The fuel-frugal 2.5 litre four-cylinder (175 fuel consumption rating of 5.8 L/100km. horsepower) can get 8.9 L/100km in the This full-hybrid powertrain was jointly decity and 6.1 L/100km on the highway and continued on page B15 runs on regular gasoline. The 3.5 litre V6

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dimensions. There is 25mm added to wheelbase, there is 900mm more legroom in back and you get 20L more cargo space (from 320L to 340L.) Three: The Base WRX and STI don't have a rear spoiler. The Sport and Sport-tech WRX has a trunk lip spoiler and the corresponding STI trims have the "table for six" or very large spoiler! Perhaps it’s also sacrilege to not put the emphasis of this review on the design and engineering of this new generation of STI. After all,

it has been reimagined on both the inside and out. But anyone who knows the vehicle is aware that it is in a class of its own, with few competitors that can come close to the emotional appeal that this sedan brings to the market. And anyone not familiar with it should be aware that, despite its 2.5L turbocharged engine, which produces the aforementioned 305 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque, it is as gracious and powerful as a samurai soldier and his sword. Now, for those who are

looking for similar excitement but not as many ponies, fear not, Subaru has their WRX to captivate you. Also completely redesigned on the inside and out, you have the magic of the Japanese brand’s 2.0L, turbocharged engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque and also the choice of a manual or a Sport Lineartronic transmission (a CVT with 8 virtual gears; similar to that found on the new Forester but tailored specifically to the WRX.) It too has the dynamism and pedigree to impress on

the road and track. Performance, good times, outstanding engineering and hot colours equate to the new 2015 Subaru WRX and WRX STI. WRC driver not included. The 2015 WRX has a starting MSRP of $29,995 whereas the WRX STI has a starting MSRP of $37,995. www.subaru.ca Alexandra.straub@drivewaybc.ca

Confessions of a Curber Thank goodness, the stolen vehicle was behind me. Did I feel bad? Yes. Does it make me a bad person for selling a stolen vehicle? Probably. But to outsiders, my life hasn’t changed. I’m still the same old Walt. Oh, if they only knew. I was on a roll. To my disbelief, I’d sold seven cars already. I guess you could say it was a part of me now – I “flip” cars on the side. And, I was branching out – with a truck and camper. The truck had been rebuilt. It was roadworthy again. I even had the inspection records to prove it. And the camper? That was marketing genius. When I put it up for sale, I fibbed. But only a little bit. “Truck for sale. Fixed after fender bender, looks new. Includes camper. It’s been in an accident, so I’m selling both for a low price. Great for family adventures. Call if interested.” Shortly after, I got a call. The man had a distinct, charming accent. He asked me what a “fender bender” was. I explained that it was a small accident. He seemed pleased and asked to meet me the next day. I assumed he was relatively new to the country, so I thought this would be an easy sale. Boy was I wrong! He’d gone to “new immigrant” welcome classes, where they shared information about life in Canada. I think this was where he developed an interest in camping Canadian style. He knew all the right questions to ask. But, I

gave him all the wrong answers. And, I didn’t tell him the camper was way too heavy for the truck to be safe. He also asked for a vehicle history report. I pulled the CarProof report out. I mean, I had nothing to hide. He asked me what “rebuilt*” meant. I told him that, because of the small accident, the transmission needed to be rebuilt. Oh, but I’d altered the sections detailing the amount of damage. Judging from his English skills, I’m sure he didn’t understand the difference. At least he was trying. He got an “A” for effort. I hope he figures out that the truck and camper would be unsafe on the road when he gets it fully loaded with passengers, fuel and gear. Good thing I have my “no returns” policy! Yes, I know what you’re all thinking. This is the lowest of the low. But you have to understand. I was slightly manic about this whole thing. At this point, I would do anything to make a sale and get myself another wallet full of cash.

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“I didn’t tell him the camper was way too heavy to be safe.”

Pic of Kia plans to get ahead of the pack the Week Kia will unveil an all-new midsize multi-purpose vehicle at the 2014 New York International Auto Show next week. Kia believes its new offering

will pose a big challenge to its competitors in the segment. It will be big enough to transport as many as eight passengers and their belongings.

The Driveway team will be at the show to report on the latest launches. keith.morgan@drivewaybc.ca

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Less Fuel. More Power. Great Value is a comparison between the 2014 and the 2013 Chrysler Canada product lineups. 40 MPG or greater claim (7.0 L/100 km) based on 2014 EnerGuide highway fuel consumption ratings. Government of Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption may vary based on driving habits and other factors. Ask your dealer for the EnerGuide information. ¤2014 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.6 L VVT V6 6-speed automatic – Hwy: 7.9 L/100 km (36 MPG) and City: 12.2 L/100 km (23 MPG). 2014 Dodge Dart 1.4 L I-4 16V Turbo – Hwy: 4.8 L/100 km (59 MPG) and City: 7.3 L/100 km (39 MPG). 2014 Jeep Cherokee 4x2 2.4 L I-4 Tiger-sharkTM MultiAir ® – Hwy: 6.4 L/100 km (44 MPG) and City: 9.6 L/100 km (29 MPG). Wise customers read the fine print: *, ‡, », €, >, ≥, †, , § The Zing Into Spring Sales Event offers are limited time offers which apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased from participating dealers on or after April 1, 2014. Offers subject to change and may be extended without notice. All pricing includes freight ($1,695) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees, other dealer charges and other applicable fees and taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealer may sell for less. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on select new 2014 vehicles and are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. ‡4.29% purchase financing for up to 96 months available through RBC, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. Examples: 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Ultimate Family Package with a Purchase Price of $27,888 (including applicable Consumer Cash Discounts) financed at 4.29% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $159 with a cost of borrowing of $5,082 and a total obligation of $32,970. »Ultimate Family Package Discounts available at participating dealers on the purchase of a new 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT with Ultimate Family Package (RTKH5329G). Discount consists of: (i) $2,500 in Bonus Cash that will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes; and (ii) $850 in no-cost options that will be deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. Some conditions apply. See your dealer for complete details. €$10,350 in Total Discounts is available on new 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT models with Ultimate Family Package (RTKH5329G) and consists of $7,000 in Consumer Cash Discounts and $3,350 in Ultimate Family Package Discounts. >2.79% purchase financing for up to 96 months available through RBC, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. Example: 2014 Dodge Dart SE (25A) with a Purchase Price of $16,888 financed at 2.79% over 96 months with $0 down payment, equals 416 weekly payments of $45 with a cost of borrowing of $1,959 and a total obligation of $18,847. †0.0% purchase financing for 36 months available through RBC, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance on 2014 Dodge Dart models. Example: 2014 Dodge Dart SE (25A) with a Purchase Price of $16,888, with a $0 down payment, financed at 0.0% for 36 months equals 78 bi-weekly payments of $216.51; cost of borrowing of $0 and a total obligation of $16,888. ≥3.49% purchase financing for up to 96 months available through RBC, Scotiabank and TD Auto Finance. Example: 2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport FWD with a Purchase Price of $23,888 financed at 3.49% over 96 months with $0 down payment equals 208 bi-weekly payments of $132 with a cost of borrowing of $3,506 and a total obligation of $27,394. Finance Pull-Ahead Bonus Cash and 1% Rate Reduction are available to eligible customers on the retail purchase/lease of select 2014 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram or Fiat models at participating dealers from April 1 to 30, 2014 inclusive. Finance Pull-Ahead Bonus Cash will be deducted from the negotiated price after taxes. 1% Rate Reduction applies on approved credit to most qualifying subvented financing transactions through RBC, TD Auto Finance and Scotiabank. 1% Rate Reduction cannot be used to reduce the final interest rate below 0%. Eligible customers include all original and current owners of select Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram or Fiat models with an eligible standard/subvented finance or lease contract maturing between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016. Trade-in not required. See dealer for complete details and exclusions. §Starting from prices for vehicles shown include Consumer Cash Discounts and do not include upgrades (e.g. paint). Upgrades available for additional cost. ♦Based on IHS Automotive: Polk Canadian New Vehicle Registration data for 2013 Calendar Year for all Retail vehicles sold in the province of British Columbia. **Based on 2014 Ward’s upper small sedan costing under $25,000. TMThe SiriusXM logo is a registered trademark of SiriusXM Satellite Radio Inc. ®Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.

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driveway T:10.25”

B.C.’S #1-SELLING AUTOMAKER HAS THE PERFECT WAY TO SPRING FORWARD. AS GOOD AS

CANADA’S BEST-SELLING MINIVAN FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS

$

19,998

FINANCE FOR

WEEKLY

BASED ON PURCHASE PRICE OF $16,888.

$

132

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159

$

BI-WEEKLY≥ BI-

@ PURCHASE PRICE INCLUDES $8,100 CONSUMER CASH* AND FREIGHT.

BI-WEEKLY‡

45 @ 2.79 %

OR

FOR 96 MONTHS WITH $0 DOWN

INCLUDES FREIGHT.

@

2014 JEEP CHEROKEE SPORT

$

23,888

PURCHASE PRICE INCLUDES FREIGHT.

FINANCE FOR

3.49

PULL-AHEAD BONUS CASH

PULL-AHEAD INTO A NEW VEHICLE SOONER. EXCLUSIVE TO OUR EXISTING FINANCE/LEASE CUSTOMERS.

%

4.29

THE MOST TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED VEHICLE IN ITS CLASS**

2014 DODGE DART

LEGENDARY JEEP CAPABILITY

$1,000+1%

Ω

FOR 96 MONTHS WITH $0 DOWN. FINANCING INCLUDES $7,000 CONSUMER CASH*, $2,500 BONUS CASH» AND FREIGHT.

% FOR 96 MONTHS

WITH $0 0 DOWN T:13.5”

>

$

36 MPG HIGHWAY 7.9 L/100 KM HWY ¤

2014 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN CANADA VALUE PACKAGE KAGE

Starting from price for 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew Plus shown: $31,990.§

OR STEP UP TO THE 2014 ULTIMATE FAMILY PACKAGE

• 2ND row overhead 9-inch video screen • 2ND row Super Stow ’n Go® • Parkview® Rear Back-up Camera • Hands-free connectivity with UconnectTM Voice Command with Bluetooth® • SiriusXMTM Satellite Radio (includes one year of service) • Includes second row power windows • Includes 17-inch aluminum wheels

GET TOTAL DISCOUNTS UP TO $10,350€

INCLUDES $3,350 IN PACKAGE SAVINGS »

HIGHWAY 4.8 L/100 KM HWY

59 MPG AS GOOD AS

¤

FINANCE FOR

%†

FOR 36 MONTHS

0

ALSO AVAILABLE Starting from price for 2014 Dodge Dart GT shown: $25,690.§

HIGHWAY 6.4L/100 KM HWY

44 MPG AS GOOD AS

¤

2014 JEEP CHEROKEE CANADIAN UTILITY VEHICLE OF THE YEAR

Starting from price for 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited shown: $31,890.§

ENDS APRIL 30TH

RATE REDUCTION

LESS FUEL. MORE POWER. GREAT VALUE.

15 VEHICLES WITH 40 MPG HWY OR BETTER.

4/2/14 5:56 PM

Quesnel Cariboo Observer, April 11, 2014  

April 11, 2014 edition of the Quesnel Cariboo Observer

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