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ore than 100 people showed up to protest any potential plans to close pediatric beds or the obstetrics department at Ridge Meadows Hospital at a public meeting put on by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows NDP MLA Michael Sather Wednesday. There were plenty of passionate speeches by residents wanting to protect existing services and anger directed towards Fraser Health about the lack of public consultation. Fraser Health officials assured the crowd that no decisions have been made yet but many in the audience didn’t appear to believe Fraser Health. One woman yelled out at a Fraser Health representative not to “be condescending” and not to “insult the intelligence of every single person in this room.” Fraser Health conducted an expert review of pediatrics and obstetrics services across the region and the experts made numerous recommen-

dations about improving quality and efficiency. Some of the recommendations have caused concern amongst local doctors and citizens that existing obstetric and pediatric care at RMH could be affected. Fraser Health officials said hospital staff members throughout the region are currently being consulted and an action plan on the recommendations will likely be in place by September. At the beginning of the public meeting parents Erin Sparks and Mandeep Bhuller praised the care their sick children received at RMH. They emphasized how beneficial it was for the overall family to be able to receive local care for their children rather than having to travel out of the community. Dr. Kwadwo Asante, who worked as a pediatrician in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows for 20 years and is now the medical director of the Asante Centre, which helps children with fetal alcohol syndrome, said this community has “good service” for women and children.

“It’s the right of children to have a people will be “scurrying around in place here. (The hospital) is not only traffic” to Abbostford, Surrey and for adults,” said Asante about the other hospitals south of the Fraser possibility of the pediatric beds in because there’s no services north of the Fraser. the hospital closing. Asante said he wants to He said if pediatric and ensure pediatric beds conobstetr ic ser vices were tinue to exist at the hospital. affected at RMH it could “ T h o s e c h i l d re n w h o cause anaesthetists, pedia“All kinds of end up staying in hospital tricians, nurses and surshould not be sitting in the geons to leave the hospital. fallout will with people who “All kinds of fallout will occur. Ridge emergency are throwing up, the drug occur,” he said. “Ridge Meadows overdoses, the alcoholic Me a d ow s Ho s p i t a l w i l l effectively become a nursHospital will problems,” said Asante. “There should be a place ing station.” effectively in the hospital...where they He said the community become a will stay. This is what we call needs to “guard against” the a pediatric bed.” potential “domino effect.” nursing Suzanne Eng, who has “We’re a growing comstation.” lived in Maple Ridge for 27 munity because we have Dr. Asante years, said she attended a a medical base and not a public meeting years ago community that is disinwhen Fraser Health was tegrating,” he said, adding considering closing the Maple Ridge doesn’t want its hospital to be reduced in scope pediatric ward. “They also wanted to close St. like what has happened in Mission. He said in a worst-case scenario Mary’s Hospital and do you know

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what happened at St. Mary’s Hospital (in New Westminster)? It’s closed,” she said. Eng said people would have to drive a minimum of 45 minutes to get to New Westminster or Abbotsford hospitals and then “once we do get to that hospital we’re going to have to wait the infamous emergency room wait.” “That’s not right. As a community Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows built this hospital and we want our mothers and children here in this community,” she said. Robin Bloch, who has an eightmonth-old son and is expecting another baby in November, said he didn’t see “anything logical” about shutting down departments “to create a better, healthier, safer service when all you’re really doing is breaking what isn’t really broken at all.” “I’m sure I can speak on behalf of everybody in this city. We’re proud of the hospital,” he said.

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Two years later, School Yard thrives, Pitt kids parkless

With high school out for the summer, the School Yard was full of skateboarders and BMX riders early on Tuesday, practicing their gaps and ollies, their heel flips and kick flips. The School Yard skateboard and BMX bike park has been in heavy use since it opened two years ago on the grounds of Thomas Haney Secondary in Maple Ridge, and the City of Pitt Meadows has identified $450,000 to build a new one in 2011. The goal is to build the skatepark next year, as “there’s a demand and a need for that recreational facility,” said Bruce McLeod, manager of parks and open spaces with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Parks and Leisure Services. There was a small skatepark in Pitt Meadows next to city hall but that was torn down a couple years ago to make way for underground parking in the civic centre area. While the money for the skatepark is in the city’s five-year plan for 2011, the expenditure will need to be confirmed by council this fall during its budget planning. According to McLeod, the skatepark could be located at Harris Road Park — currently parks and leisure is working on a master plan for the park. A few years ago, parks and leisure services consulted the community on where a skatepark could be located, but “we’re really limited in the urban areas of Pitt Meadows where we could include something of that size,” McLeod said. The $450,000 identified in the Pitt Meadows fiveyear financial plan for the skatepark should be enough to pay for its construction, McLeod said, although it will probably not be as big as the School Yard.

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Search and Rescue members Jen Winiarski and Del Doornbosch respond to a training call to help subject Jordan Lomothe. He pretended to have a hurt ankle, while mother and SAR team member Karin Lavoie acted as an observer.

Rescue team searching for new members JENNIFER MARKHAM editorial@mrtimes.com “Search and rescue volunteers got the man and brought him back to the boat launch where he was reunited with his family.” “Search and rescue found a 48-year-old male hiker who had gotten lost in a wooded area. Volunteers brought him back to safety.” It is not uncommon to read a story in the newspaper about someone who was lost and find the words “search and rescue” somewhere. They are hard working, dedicated volunteers who stay the unsung heroes of Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows. Sue Adair, who has been a member for more than 30 years, said that’s what attracted her to Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue. “What I really liked was their anonymity,” she said and described it as “uniquely different; a wonderful way to help the community and do something for the community where your name isn’t blasted

in the paper. There are less egos involved.” Adair also said SAR is like playing “elaborate hide and seek.” Their training night last Wednesday probably felt that way when they were up in Rock Ridge doing a staged rescue. The situation set up for the team was a 14-year-old boy named Jordan out in the woods with his mom when he broke his ankle. Dave Clarke, SAR team leader, said, “This is a real typical thing for us to do. Someone gets hurt on the trail, broken ankle, they can’t walk out, and are with a group that can’t carry them out. We’ve all been on many calls like this, broken leg, ankle or fracture.” On a typical call, the RCMP is contacted by a subject and they identify that SAR is needed, so the team gets paged. During their recent training they practiced mobilizing and planning in response to a call. Later in the training, Jordan went into shock, and needed oxygen. The team has various levels of first aid, but everyone

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Developer won’t build it unless an operater found. MARIA RANTANEN mrantanen@mrtimes.com

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itt Meadows council will ask Mosaic Homes to brainstorm with them about what to build on the chapel site in Osprey Village despite expressing disappointment at the developer’s lack of desire to build the chapel without an operator in place. Chris Barbati from Mosaic Homes attended council in committee a month ago and stated his company wouldn’t build the chapel until they had an operator for it but they did want to build a chapel. At this week’s council in committee meeting, the mayor and several council members expressed their frustration with the lack of progress on the chapel project as well as the construction of a pub or restaurant. Mayor Don MacLean said both the pub/restaurant and chapel projects seem to be

“off the table.” “ I t h i n k w e’r e a t a n impasse,” MacLean said. “My recommendation is to sit on it for a month.” Mosaic had requested council change the official

QUOTE: “I just feel stupid now. (The chapel) ain’t going anywhere now.” Councillor John Becker

community plan from community commercial, that allows for retail and service uses, to a mixed use with 12 commercial units and 24 residential units above them. This passed second reading on June 1. However,

they had also committed to building a chapel in conjunction with this phase of the development - the date for completion was pushed to December, 2011, but Barbati said Mosaic would pay a $25,000 penalty rather than build it and have it sit empty. Councillor John Becker said when he talks with friends who are developers and they complain about how slow it is to get projects through municipal governments, his response is “every time we cut you guys some slack, we get screwed.” “I just feel stupid now,” Becker said. “(The chapel) ain’t going anywhere now.” Coun. Tracy Miyashita asked council whether

New draft parks master plan called ‘black hole’ of funding

Lone Pitt councillor votes no on plan. The new master plan for parks and leisure services got an endorsement from all but one Pitt Meadows councillors this week. The final draft of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Master Plan developed by Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Parks and Leisure Services was presented to Pitt Meadows council in committee on Tuesday with a sample implementation plan for adoption. Councillor John Becker was the sole councillor to vote against adopting it, saying it “represents a bit of a black hole in regards to funding.” “We’re a small community with a small tax base,” Becker later told The TIMES, adding that the city either has to control its spending or increase its commercial tax base significantly. “We need some criteria we need to put a box around this expansion program,” Becker said. This is the third master plan parks and leisure services has done, and general manager Mike Murray pointed out the population of the two communities has grown by 13,000 since the last plan was adopted in 2001. By the end of this 10-year-plan, the communities are expected to grow by 30,000.

The municipality should stick to its mandate, Becker said, which is services like roads, sewers and policing. “We have to watch where we’re spending our money,” he said. He said he is also philosophically opposed to subsidizing public facilities with tax money from private business that are offering the same services. Becker said council has to have a discussion on these issues. “We’re not North Korea for crying out loud,” he said.

His opposition is not a groundswell, Becker said, and he knows other councillors most likely don’t support his position. “It’s a fight well worth losing,” Becker said. “It’s a discussion I don’t mind being on the losing end of.” The next step in the process, said Dean Rear, Pitt Meadows director of finance, is to start planning the “financial piece” to decide how to fund an implementation plan. “It’s not an exercise that can be taken lightly,” he said.

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there’s an appetite to build just a gazebo on the land rather than a chapel. Coun. DebWalters said she was “embarrassed” by the situation, but she added she also doesn’t think a chapel is the “end-all and be-all.” “Let’s move forward with this,” Walters said. “This has gone on long enough.” This was echoed by other councillors who said they didn’t necessar ily want a chapel and in the end council passed a motion to meet with Mosaic Homes and brainstorm about what could be build in conjunction with the rest of the development. MacLean said he also wanted to investigate a “Minoru situation” — the Minoru Chapel in Richmond is owned by the City of Richmond but is run by a separate organization. “Let’s not eliminate anything,” he said. Peter Edmonds, spokesperson for Mosaic Homes, said the developer has addressed all the issues raised by local residents about the development and is committed to building something that works. “It’s up to council what the next step is,” Edmonds said. “The ball’s in their court.”

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Dennis Streifel, former MLA for Mission-Kent, told the audience “I don’t believe what we’re being told tonight about decisions haven’t been made.” “Consolidation unfortunately means closures and the reason that I know this is because I’ve lived through this as the MLA with the Mission hospital,” he said. “Step by step and piece by piece... that hospital disappeared. The result is as was pointed out in this room what do we have out there? A shell.” Streifel described the situation as Fraser Health sending “some nice people out to take a beating and then somebody that would rather spend money on bridges and six-lane highways and Olympics says there’s no money to service our children and our health needs.” Several audience members expressed suspicion about financial savings being the driver for the review of obstetrics and pediatrics. Close to the end of the meeting a woman told Fraser Health officials, “What we’re telling you is our taxes pay for the hospital, this is our community. You will justify any move that you’re going to do.... Maple Ridge will not stand for you arbitrarily closing down any of our wards.” Erin Sparks said children and mothers need to have access to local health care. “Our community hospital is an absolute necessity. We need to stand up for it and we

are not going to take it lying quality and efficiency, not about saving money. down,” she said. Rizzotti said the review on Various Fraser Health officials repeatedly told the crowd obstetrics suggested quality is no decisions have yet been optimized at hospitals where made. In response to criti- there are over 2,000 births a cism about the lack of public year, which isn’t the case at consultation up to now Dr. Ridge Meadows Hospital. She said the report suggestBrenda Wagner said, “I didn’t really want to frighten the ed “if Fraser Health decided public about something that to optimize quality through we don’t even have a plan redistribution of births” it could do so by reducing the about.” “I think once we start form- number of sites where babies are delivered. ing this plan that “There’s so many that’s the point for downsides to that public consultation recombut to consult public“I don’t work particular mendation we don’t ly with you on somefor organiza- see it as something thing that may be we’re considering,” something that our tions that she said. “That parexecutive and teams have secret ticular recommendaand all our doctors master tion at this point in and nurses say is a plans.” time doesn’t carry a bad plan we would be wasting our time,” Dr. Brenda lot of value for us.” Arden Krystal, viceshe said. “Currently Wagner president of clinic there is no plan and... operations with FraI don’t work for orgaser Health, said the nizations that have recommendation secret master plans related to obstetric and we are going to care in the report make the decision on the basis of good clinical “did raise our eyebrows and advice from our teams...We the reason we raised our eyecan try and make it political brows is we don’t have any but I can tell you that I’m a other maternity space anydoctor and what I want is the where else.” She said it would best care for the women of take two to three years of Fraser Health. That’s the secret capital expansion to replace plan. I’m sorry I let it out of the maternity ward space at Ridge bag but that’s the secret mas- Meadows Hospital. She added that Fraser Health is “someter plan.” Rowena Rizzotti, executive where in the range of about director for women’s health 650 beds short of what we at Fraser Health, stressed that would need to serve our popthe review Fraser Health com- ulation so bed closures...are missioned on pediatrics and not in the cards.” When asked about pediatobstetrics was for increased

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ric beds Krystal didn’t directly answer the question. She said the four pediatric beds at Ridge Meadows Hospital are only used about 30 per cent of the time and there isn’t a large demand because many pediatric cases are dealt with on an out patient basis and don’t have to be hospitalized. She said there would be no plans to close beds in general, but she didn’t comment on whether pediatric beds would cease to exist at the hospital. Maple Ridge Mission MLA Marc Dalton attended the meeting but didn’t speak. He said he would be conveying what was said at the public meeting to Health Minister Kevin Falcon at a Thursday meeting. “I would not be supportive of removing or taking (obstetric or pediatric) services from our hospital,” said Dalton. He noted Ridge Meadows Hospital has seen an expansion of its emergency room department and psychiatric beds in recent years. “I believe that will continue,” he said. Meanwhile, Sather said after the meeting he has no doubt the review is about “cutting costs but they’re trying to spin it as better care.” “I think that they got a strong message from the meeting last night that if they try this it’s not going to go down easy,” he said. “I think the pediatrics ward is definitely threatened. The obstetric is not so clear because I don’t think they have the capacity to send 900 plus births to some other hospital.”

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Maple Ridge isn’t accepting any liability in relation to the incident. “I could see if it was driver error. This is not driver error,” said Noble. Her tire was flattened and the manhole also caused damage to the rim. “I’m extremely angry about this,” she said. “I think it should be the district that pays for it because it’s their domain. That’s their manhole. That manhole cover was there because there’s a hazard, a hole, so a cover is put in place and it’s meant to stay in place.

We pay for taxes for these roads to be maintained properly.” Ron Riach, property and risk manager with the district, said “there’s no way that we can guarantee the roads are going to be 100 per cent perfect 100 per cent of the time.” “We can’t have somebody out watching every manhole cover 24/7. It’s not realistic so we try and take a reasonable approach. We do monthly drive by inspections of all the roads to see if there are any problems,” he said. “That’s the best we can do to try and pick

these things up before they happen. Beyond that we’re relying on people to call us up and let us know if there’s a problem and then we go deal with it. If something happens that we didn’t know about if it was a problem we didn’t know about unfortunately there’s not much we can do to help in this case.” Riach said he’s only aware of one other incident in the last 10 years relating to an unsecured manhole cover but that was related to vandalism. “It’s a very rare thing,” he said.

Maple Ridge small businesses now have a new online tool to search that will give them a personalized list of all permits and licences required by all three levels of government in order to start up a business. The provincial government heralds BizPal as a time-saver, allowing businesses to get information in 20 minutes that it used to take a day to find out.

“The Government of Canada is committed to cutting red tape for small business, because we know that small and medium sized businesses drive our local economy and provide local jobs,” said Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge-Mission MP Randy Kamp. “This is a very efficient and convenient tool for anyone thinking about starting their own business,” said Maple

Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton. “Making sure your new business has all the correct licences and permits can be quite stressful. BizPaL is a time-saving tool that provides peace of mind as well.” Meanwhile, Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin said as a former small business owner he “fully appreciate(s) the efficiency and savings that (the program) offers the business

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Sprawl is out. Urban is in. A graph showing the average lot size in the Lower Mainland would show lots shrinking year by year. Condos and townhouses are increasingly common, even in places like Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Langley and Abbotsford, once the refuges of lawnloving suburbanites. We’re doing this at least partly by necessity. Land, as some political philosophers have pointed out, is different from other commodities. They aren’t making any more of it. They certainly aren’t making any more around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, where between mountains, river, ocean, and the ALR, the only choice is how fast we will densify. A dozen streams of thought are coming together in the new urbanism that has many followers in the region. The 100-mile diet. Walkable communities. Bike lane networks. Light rail. Bridge tolls. Vertical farming. Radical levels of waste reduction. Road pricing. Complete communities. So why not call this what it is? Put all of this together and it comes close to an attempt to build an arcology. The arcology is an idea that’s more than 50 years old, but it’s

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always been on the fringes. Architect Paolo Saleri invented both the word and the concept. The idea is simple: cities are dense, so they use less energy per person. It takes less asphalt and energy to pave the streets used by 1,000 people living in Vancouver’s West End than it does to pave roads for the same number of people spread out over several hundred acres in a rural area. It also paves over less potential farmland or natural area. So Soleri suggested ramping it up, making hyper-density and savings of energy the guiding principles for creating new cities. Many people have envisioned arcologies as buildings so large they qualify as cities. The ideal is to create a single urban core, maybe as small as a few city blocks, that includes living space, work space, recreational facilities, and possibly even food and energy production. A heavy emphasis on recycling water and conserving energy through smart architecture are also key features. The other important thing to remember is that an arcology isn’t meant to be a prison. Indeed, it’s

meant to offer a higher quality of life, with parkland and wilderness closer to the city than ever, because of the reduction of suburban sprawl. Want a walkable community? An arcology has no roads, just elevators and possibly an internal tram. So far, no one has built one of these mega-structures, although coming up with plans for them is a favourite project of architecture students. My question is, do we actually need to build an arcology from scratch, or should we simply lump together all those prodensity ideas, give them each a nudge, and let our arcologies grow up over time? With the right supports and the right economic conditions, it isn’t hard to envision a future in which most Lower Mainland residents live within walking distance of grocery stores, libraries, parks, movie theatres, offices, and workshops. If the price of driving is high enough — either through government pricing or through the rising cost of oil — giving up a car or two becomes an attractive option. An arcology shouldn’t be a multi-billion-dollar project forced on a city, but it could be a goal for many communities, or parts of communities, to pursue. The perfect city is a constantly moving target; we’ll never build our way to utopia. But we can build better if we have a utopian goal in mind.

The Braidwood Commission has been a splash of cold water on Canada’s reputation as a benevolent country known the world over for its justice and fairness. It was ice-water for the thousands of RCMP officers and other police in jurisdictions across the land, whom retired B.C. Appeal Court Justice Thomas Braidwood made special effort to mention for their integrity and commitment to the ideals that four RCMP officers failed to uphold when they ran into a confused Polish immigrant at Vancouver International Airport. Robert Dziekanski’s death changed perceptions dramatically. Perhaps it will also make lasting positive changes in the way justice is served in this country. Justice Braidwood noted that the Vancouver airport security service has already taken the matter seriously enough to have initiated changes aimed at avoiding similar incidents in the future. And the provincial government has committed to immediately begin work on all 19 recommendations in Braidwood’s report released late last week, including establishing (within 12 months) a citizens’ group to investigate serious criminal complaints against police, instead of letting police continue to investigate their own — something that has been requested from many years.

Grads, be responsible Spirits are high and jubilation at the “coming of age” that graduation represents creates a heady atmosphere that tends to weigh down on gas pedals and tends toward exuberant speeds. It’s also tempting to fortify those high spirits with alcohol. Statistics show that teens still represent a significant portion of alcohol-related problems on our roadways. While less than seven per cent of drivers are between 16 and 20 years of age, they were responsible for 15 per cent of all alcohol-related crashes in 2007, and the vast majority of those were 17 and 18 years old — prime graduating age. It probably will be no surprise to learn that June is the worst month of the year for alcohol-related crashes. The worst statistic of all is the one that shows an increase in alcohol-related traffic fatalities from 2006 to 2007, the most recent years for which full numbers are available. We don’t want to be a drag on graduation celebrations. Quite the contrary, we’d like to see every last grad make it through the month, through the summer, and deep into the rich and interesting future that should await them. That’s why we applaud any and all students who work towards dry grads and safe celebrations.

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The board of education sent out a letter on May 20 asking for public feedback on the proposed reductions to the 2010/2011 budget. At that time the preliminary budget was not available, making it impossible to comment. On June 9 they released the budget and I asked some questions at the public board meeting, then followed up with an e-mail on June 10 asking for further clarification about certain budget reductions and reallocations. I waited 10 days for a response and then resent the e-mail. I received a response on June 21 answering my questions. The board chair Ken Clarkson also told me that when e-mails are “incessant” he need(s) to “weigh the benefit of the answer for one person versus the value of staff work for the common good.” They ask us for feedback and then don’t have the time to answer questions? Why ask? Here is my feedback based on the information provided to me. Student Safety/Anti-Vandalism Initiative — I feel the funding $85,933 for a new position “to provide a person to support schools and to work closely with the RCMP” is not necessary. Continue to

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let the principals and viceprincipals fulfill this role; no need to add another layer at the top. The Learning Resource Reduction of $100,000, with $40,000 being reallocated to a “School Growth Plan” concerns me. I feel a reduction of $60,000 to support student learning is not a wise move; student achievement must be a priority. Please e-mail trustees with your concerns. You can find some information on the website by going to the June 9 agenda package. You will find a summary of the major areas impacted; the actual preliminary budget does not provide these “details.” If you have any questions about the budget or the budget process, ask your trustees. That’s what they are there for. Karen Georgi Pitt Meadows

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I recently had to go to Ridge Meadows Hosptial for a seven-day stay, a place where no one wants to spend time. We are always hearing about one thing or another not being good enough. Well, I am here to give a shout out to the hospital and its staff, starting with the ER nurses and doctors for the kindness and care given me. For that week, I was looked after by the third floor west nurses. They work 12-hour shifts, always by your bedside when needed. They greet you with a smile when their shift begins and when their shift is over they still greet you with that smile. To them it’s not a job, to them you are someone they care about. Alan Easton Maple Ridge

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My husband and I belong to a small group of people under the covering of Prayer Canada from different Christian denominations who meet weekly in the council chambers of Maple Ridge to pray for our local council members. Just recently through circumstances, we found ourselves attending a council meeting for the first time. We were pleasantly surprised at how well and efficiently the meeting was run. The mayor and council often have hard choices to make with regard to the city and its plans both now and in the future and do not treat these decisions lightly. Much thought and discussion go into these decisions. There are often criticisms about their choices written in the local newspapers with regards to certain decisions that have to be made which cannot possibly please everyone, but all in all we have a hard-working council who really do seem to care about the needs of this town and want the best for it. Thank you, Mayor Daykin and council for all the hard work you do for the town of Maple Ridge. Jennifer Turner Maple Ridge

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Organizers of an anti-HST petition published Wednesday a hit list of 24 Liberal MLAs they plan to target for recall in November if the government hasn’t repealed the harmonized sales tax. But Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton was not on the list, according to the campaign’s website. Led by Boundary-Similkameen MLA John Slater, the list includes those Liberals who represent ridings where at least 25 per cent of people signed the anti-HST petition. Comprising half the 48-member Liberal caucus, the list includes 10 cabinet ministers and Speaker Bill Barisoff. “We haven’t yet decided which ones will be recalled

first or how many,” petition organizer Bill Vander Zalm said in a news release. “Our sense is that we will recall one or two at a time, so as not to bring down the government, but to pressure them to repeal the HST. We want these MLAs to pressure their government to listen to them, or risk losing them in a recall.” Vander Zalm didn’t include Premier Gordon Campbell on the hit list because of the possibility he won’t run in the next election. Finance Minister Colin Hansen was also left off; just 17 per cent of his VancouverQuilchena riding has signed the petition. Recall is a separate process from the petition, and allows voters to remove an MLA from his or her seat in the legisla-

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Police seized three firearms and more than 1,500 pot plants from a grow-op in the 12100 block of 287 Street. Police obtained a search warrant and busted the grow-op on June 22 at 3:15 p.m. Police arrested a man and a woman, who live in the home with their three children.

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Champlain Mall, 7130 Kerr St. & 54 Ave.; Nature's Prime 728 West Broadway; Nutraways Natural Foods 2253 West 41st Ave.; Nutrition House 1194 Robson St.; Supplements Plus Oakridge Ctr.; Sweet Cherubim Natural Food Stores & Restaurant 1105 Commercial Dr.!ABBOTSFORD: Abbotsford Vitamin Centre 33555 South Fraser Way; Alive Health Centre Seven Oaks Shopping Centre, Fraser Way; Herbs & Health Foods West Oaks Mall, 32700 S. Fraser Way; Living Well Vitamins 4-32770 George Ferguson Way !AGASSIZ: Black Sea Organics 7054 Pioneer Ave. !ALDERGROVE: Alder Natural Health 27252 Fraser Hwy. !BURNABY: Alive Health Centre Metropolis at Metrotown - 4700 Kingsway Ave.; Best Choice Health Food 4323 East Hasting St.; Health Natural Foods 4435 E. Hastings St.; Natural Focus Health Foods Kensington Plaza, 6536 E. Hastings St.; Nutrition House Brentwood Mall, 4567 Lougheed Hwy.; Nutrition House Eaton Centre, 4700 Kingsway Ave; Nutrition House Lougheed Mall, 9855 Austin Ave.; Pharmasave 4367 E. 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N.; Nutraways Natural Foods 1320 Lonsdale Ave.; Nutrition House Capilano Mall, 935 Marine Dr.; Victoria's Health 1637 Lonsdale Ave. !PITT MEADOWS: Bestlife Natural Health Shoppe 19150 Lougheed Hwy. !PORT COQUITLAM: Pharmasave 3295 Coast Meridian Rd.; Planet Organic Market 10-2755 Lougheed Hwy.; Poco Natural Food & Wellness Centre 2329 Whyte Ave; Reflex Active Body, 3000 Lougheed Hwy.; !RICHMOND: Alive Health Centre Richmond Centre, 1834-6060 Minoru Blvd.; Consumer's Nutrition Centre Richmond Centre 11-6551 3rd Rd.; Your Vitamin Store Lansdowne Mall !SECHELT: Good Stuff Health Foods 5688 Cowrie St.; Nature's Bounty 110-5530 Wharf Rd. !SOUTH SURREY: Ocean Park Health Foods 12907 16th Ave.; Pure Pharmacy Health Centre 111-15833 24th Ave. !SQUAMISH: Health Food Heaven 520-1200 Hunter Place, Squamish Station !SURREY: Alive Health Centre Guildford Town Centre, 2269 Guildford Town Centre; Alive Health Centre Surrey Place Mall, 2712 Surrey Place Mall; Grand Nutrition Centre 102 18640 Fraser Hwy.; Choices Market 3248 King George Hwy.; Health Food Shop #1-15357 104 Ave.; Health Town Vitamin Guildford Place Plaza, 45-10330 152nd St.; Natural Focus Health Foods 102-3010 152nd St.; Natural Focus Health Foods Boundary Park Plaza, 1316350 120th St.; Nutrition House Guildford Town Ctr., 2695 Guildford Town Centre; Nutrition House Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, 1711 152nd St.; Punjabi Whole Health Plus 12815 85th Ave.; Surrey Natural Foods 13585 King George Hwy.; The Organic Grocer 508-7388 King George Hwy. !WEST VANCOUVER: Alive Health Centre Park Royal Shopping Centre, 720 Park Royal N.; Nutrition House 2002 Park Royal S. 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Ridge Meadows RCMP is investigating the cause of a crash between two motorcycles on Golden Ears Way that sent one 57-year-old Pitt Meadows motorcyclist to Royal Columbian Hospital. The collision occurred at 4:50 p.m. on June 22 on Golden Ears Way, just west of 210 Street. A portion of the road had to be closed to allow the air ambulance to land. The injuries to the man taken to hospital are believed to be non-life-threatening.

over after stalling at an intersection at the intersection of 221 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road. Police also seized other items used in the drug trade, and some money. The man and woman were arrested.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010

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◗ Community

Youth Expo looks at job opportunities

T

he Ridge Meadows Service Canada Centre for Youth is hosting its second annual Youth Expo on June

29th at Thomas Haney Secondary. The Youth Expo features more than 10 employers

This will be the third consecutive year the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Agricultural Association is offering a free gate to Country Fest. Although the storm of the season swept through the fairgrounds on the Saturday night of last year’s fair, it still had an all-time-high attendance of 14,000. This year’s festival is July 24-25 and things are kicking with the arrival of the Home Arts and Gardening Books

entry form right there.” The theme of the 2010 Home Arts and Gardening Building is “Flower Power” to go with the Woodstock fair theme. Special pr izes will be awarded to exhibitors who create an item that best depicts this theme. Many other special gifts and prizes are also featured in each section. Not only does it give people a chance to boast about how beautiful your hydrangeas are, or how delicious your blueberry loaf is, but you can also win some pretty hefty prizes as well. “Do you have a talent with woodworking? Do your friends rave about your photography skills? Is your apple pie out of this world? Would you like some recognition for your special talent? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, you’ll be thrilled to know that the Country Fest prize books are up and ready. This year we have added many new categories.” ◗ For more details on the event, call 463-6922 or email lorraine@mrpmcountryfest.com.

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on the website at www. mrpmcountryfest.com. “We have attempted to make the printing process easier by separating each of the sections in the book,” said event organizer Lorraine Bates. “If you do not have access to a computer our two local libraries offer that service or we can print off sections at the office. Another choice would be to go directly to the office and fill out the

and volunteer organizations with whom youth can network, and will promote youth employment by providing information on job search skills, a selection of print materials and other information about services offered by the SCCY and many other governmental programs. “ With our 2nd annual Youth Expo, we will help young people identify where

the jobs are and how they can best apply for them,” said Anushka Samarawickrama, Youth Services Officer. “This event is just one way to highlight the importance of getting that first job for some young people or finding career-related work experience for others.” Service Canada Centres for Youth link youth and employers. The centres provide young people

at 22325 Lougheed Highway, call 945-1777, or fax 9451790. ◗ Job postings are available online at www.jobbank. gc.ca, under “Student/Youth Job Search”, “British Columbia”, “Vancouver/Surrey/ Fraser Valley” and then “Ridge Meadows.” For more information on Service Canada services for youth, call 1800-O-Canada or visit www. servicecanada.ca/sccy.

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Maple Ridge’s Cooper Morrow has been named the nation’s top Sea Cadet. He is pictured here from a review in February, when the RCSCC Invincible was named a new Sea Cadet Corps. Morrow received the National President’s Award from Capt. David Hood, president of B.C. Mainland Division of the Navy League. Chief Morrow has just finished Grade 12 in Pitt Meadows and this summer he will be one of the HMCS Quadra Chiefs. Next year he plans to join the Canadian Army and attend Athabaska University, where he will study psychology. He has already been studying Arabic languages for several years. A provincial competitive wrestler, he has also competed in track and field events and maintains a strict regimen of physical conditioning. Cooper has given extensive volunteer time in such community services as raising money for the battered women’s centre, youth leadership and feeding the homeless. He has also completed the youth volunteer firefighter program through the Pitt Meadows Fire Department.

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Shop Downtown Maple Ridge we have EVERYTHING you’re looking for ! Looking for something to do in Downtown Maple Ridge? Come to the DMRBIA Summer Market! Join us for a fresh summertime market, with fun, festivities and local vendors. Discover the diverse range of businesses in Maple Ridge in an open-air market, with music and activities for kids. The Summer Market runs at the same time as the Haney Farmers’ Market in Memorial Peace Park, where you can support our local growers and artisans. The Summer Markets are the last Saturday of the summer months, from 9 am to 2 pm in Memorial Peace Park (224th St), July 31, August 28, September 25. Connect with the DMRBIA on Facebook and be the first to learn about fun events and unique businesses around Downtown Maple Ridge! Go to www.downtownmapleridge.ca and click our Facebook link.

Coming up: A new Treasure Hunt will begin in August! Find the beach ball hidden in 20 stores across Downtown Maple Ridge in order to win great prizes from local businesses. Don’t miss it!

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pittmeadows

TALKS The

COUNCIL MEETINGS

CouncilCouncil Meetings and Televised Meetings Council in Committee Meetings are combined over the summer.

Troy Landreville/TIMES

Nita Clark from the Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club (MRLBC) went for a roll against Langley during opening day action of the B.C. Provincial Senior Championships at the MRLBC green. The senior women’s lawn bowling games, involving teams from as far away as Vancouver Island, started Tuesday and ran until Thursday. The B.C. provincial senior men’s tournament starts today (Friday) and continues Saturday and Sunday. Winners of these competitions will represent B.C. at the Canadian Championships in Halifax.

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Cooler Bag with 12 or 24 Pack Corona

IN OUR PUB Friday Saturday Sat & Sun

Regular Council Meetings are broadcast on Shaw TV (Cable Channel 4) on the evening of the meeting at 10:00pm and rebroadcast on Saturday at 9:00am. Want to know what happened at the last Council meeting? Now you can watch past meeting videos online! Visit our website at pittmeadows.bc.ca and click on Council Meeting Videos under the Quick Links sidebar.

Property Taxes are due July 2 Visit the City’s website for more information at pittmeadows.bc.ca.

Want to know what’s happening in Pitt Meadows this summer?

Check out our extensive selection of wines from around the world

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• Council July 6, 6:00pm in Committee • July 20,Meetings 6:00pm

11:30 -2 - Summer Buffet ........................................ 999 3-5 - Our Famous Fresh Wings............................... 25¢ 5-sell out - AAA 10oz Prime Rib Dinner ................. 1499 2-6 - Our Famous Fresh Wings............................... 25¢ 11-2 - Bacon n’ Eggs ................................................549 11-2 - N.Y. Steak n’ Eggs ...........................................799 11-2 - Eggs Benny ................................................... 699 19167 Ford Road Pitt Meadows BC

Jolly Coachman 604.465.9911 www.jollycoachman.com

The City’s website has an event calendar at pittmeadows.bc.ca Events and Festivals.

Go Green

Conserving Water In summer, demand for treated water almost doubles, but it’s also the time we receive the least amount of rain and have the least amount of water in storage. Help conserve water by purchasing a rain barrel and watering your garden or lawn wisely. Remember, seasonal sprinkling regulations are in effect from June 1 until September 30. Even-numbered addresses can water on Wednesday and Saturday between 4-9am and 7-10pm. Odd-numbered addresses can water on Thursday and Sunday during the same hours. Look for more information at metrovancouver.org.

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CITY

SPORTS SHE’S ON A ROLL

FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010

Natural

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Place

Garbage and Recycling in Pitt Meadows

Residents are allowed one bag or bin of trash with each weekly garbage pickup, but recycling is unlimited, including household plastics marked with #1, #2, #4, #5, #6 and #7. No Styrofoam is accepted. Garbage containers should be a maximum of 121 litres and under 20kg/44lbs.This limit is now being strictly enforced.Oversize containers will continue to be emptied until July 20, after which time they will be left at the curbside and marked with an “Oops” sticker. Have more questions about garbage and recycling?Visit the City’s website at pittmeadows. bc.ca or Ridge Meadows Recycling Society’s website at rmrecycling.org.

What’s Happening

Got a non-profit community event? Send the info to City Talks at info@pittmeadows.bc.ca. Canada Day – July 1 Pancake breakfast, annual Canada Day

Run, and celebration at Spirit Square. Contact the Festivals Office at 604-467-7459 for more info.

Bard on the Bandstand July 16-17 Come to Spirit Square

to enjoy a free performance of “The Tempest.” Preshow begins at 6:30pm. Call 604-476-1984 for information.

Country Fest July 24-25 Fun for the whole family featuring

4-H shows, a midway, rides, and live entertainment.Admission is free. Visit mrpmcountryfest.com.

Hot Summer Nights During July and August, invite your local firefighters to visit your neighbourhood with firetrucks and other apparatus. Book with Asst. Chief Brad Perrie at 604-465-2412.

Heritage Thursdays at the Museum begin July 8 and

continue throughout August.“The Decade Parade” will feature a different decade each Thursday. Registration required. Call Morgan at 604-465-4333.

Library Summer Reading Programs for children and adults have begun. Drop in to the library or visit fvrl.ca. Come spend your Sundays from 11am to 3pm at the Osprey Village Farmer’s Market, beginning August 1! Watch for more details coming soon.

Next Month – watch for details on these and other events: ChamberFest Aug 14 Kids’ Day at Meadows Maze Aug 14 Children’s musician Will Stroet at the Library Aug 17 You can find a copy of CityTalks on our website at pittmeadows.bc.ca. Want to receive City Talks electronically? Visit the website to subscribe.

Pitt Meadows Day – Members of Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue Service participate in the annual Pitt Meadows Day Parade. City of Pitt Meadows


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MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010

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Museum

◗ This Canada Day, join staff and volunteers at Haney House Museum on 224 Street from 1-4 p.m. and have your chance to dress up in costumes, play heritage games, partake in a guided tour of the house, enjoy refreshments in the garden and even get your face painted too! This event is free. Starting July 12th: The 2010 Music on the Wharf Concert Series begins at the Port Haney Wharf on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. July 12 - Newhouse July 26 - Sean Ashby August 9 - The Hot Moonbeams August 23 - The Creole Jazz Band More information: 4635311 Heritage Crafts at Maple Ridge Museum, 22520 116th Ave. July 21: Bubble Art August 4: Theatre Worksop August 18: Fun with Clay Cost is $6/child. Ages 5-12. Call 463-5311 to register. June 26

◗ I Love to Dance has an event at the seniors centre, 12150 - 224 St., with a lesson on the cha cha at 7 p.m.

What’s on To include your event, contact us by e-mail at editorial@mrtimes.com, fax to 604-463-9943 or phone 604-463-2281. Items run only as space allows.

and dancing from 8 p.m. until midnight. Tickets at the door are $15 or $10 for seniors society members. Singles welcome. Call Ray at 836-7295. June 26

◗ The Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans group, 22623 North Ave., hosts a pig roast in its parking lot to benefit charity. Tickets are $12 for a complete dinner with entertainment by Pete Browen’s Wild Card. June 26

◗ Webster’s Corners Day is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the corner of 256 Street and Dewdney Trunk Road. There will be interactive displays from the fire department, ARMS and KEEPS and oth-

ers, plus a hot dog stand, artisans’ draw, door prizes and a historic display. There will be a heritage tea from noon to 3 p.m., a pie eating contest from 1 to 2 p.m., plus games, a cake walk. All day is rain or shine. June 26

◗ Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services invites you to join us in celebration of National Aboriginal Day. There will be festivities galore, including music, drumming and dancing. This event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. as part of the Haney Farmer’s Market at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge. June 26

◗ The CCFC Heeln’Wheela-thon is 10 a.m. at Merkley Park. Walk, run or ride in the quest to raise funds and awareness for Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis. To register, call 459-7775. June 29

◗ A youth job expo that allows youth to network with employers will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thomas Haney Secondary. Call 945-1777 for more details.

NOTICE OF LOWER WATER LEVELS: HAYWARD LAKE RESERVOIR Ruskin Dam Crossing Closed June 7-25 Starting June 4, 2010, the water level in the Hayward Lake reservoir will be lowered to accommodate maintenance work on the Ruskin Dam spillway gates. Lowering of the reservoir will begin on Friday, June 4 to reach the elevation of 34.5 metres in four days. Lower than average water levels will expose steep shorelines and slippery slopes along Hayward Beach and the entire reservoir shore. The beach can be used with caution but the water will not be accessible. The Hayward Lake boat launch will be closed. The picnic grounds will remain open and available for public use. Trails will remain open; however hikers will be unable to complete the Railway/ Reservoir Trail loop due to the closure of both the Ruskin Dam and the Floating Bridge at Hairsine Creek. An environmental management plan has been developed to protect fish and wildlife during the lower water levels. The water will begin rising again on Friday, June 25. Normal operating levels will return well before Canada Day, July 1. Hayward Street across Ruskin Dam will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic June 7 – 25 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only. For more information, visit www.bchydro.com/recreation, call BC Hydro Community Relations at 1 800 663 1377 or email LMSC.communityrelations@bchydro.com.

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Parlay parfair ingredients ow t h a t s u m m e r i s here, many of us want healthy low-calorie and low-fat meals or treats to maintain our swimsuit bodies. This recipe is one of our favourites. We made it for breakfast just last week and our four-year-old said to me “wow, look Daddy; we’re having dessert for breakfast.”

Pineapple Muesli Yogurt Parfaits

Makes 4 portions Preparation time: 15 minutes Bake time: 15 minutes Muesli Ingredients

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On Deck 33 medals for GE track & field team

Golden Ears Athletics had 36 youth competitors at the Pacific Invitational Track & Field meet in Langley this past weekend, and they came home with 33 individual medals, as well as team relay medals. Jorrin Lenton received four medals in the boys 10-year-old division, with gold in shot put, discus and 60-metre, and silver in the 800-metre. Natalie Auersperg, competing in the girls 13-year-old division, won gold in three events - the 100-metre, 200-metre and triple jump. Fourteenyear-old Nathan Wadhwani received gold in 1,200-metre and 2,000-metre, and silver in steeplechase. His 13year-old brother Isaac also received three medals, with gold in the 3,000-metre, silver in the 1500-metre, and bronze in the 800-metre. Double medallists included Ryan Butler (11 years, first in 800-metre, first in 1500metre), Ewert VanRensburg (15 years, first in 1200metre, second in 800-metre), Christine Johnstone (13 years, first in 800-metre, second in 1500-metre), Shania Payne (15 years, second in 100-metre, third in 200metre), James Knappett (12 years, second in 1500-metre, third in 800-metre), Reid Muller (13 years, third in discus, third in 1500-metre), Chelsea Cooper (13 years, third in discus, third in 100metre), and Jacob Karamanian (16 years, third in javelin, third in triple jump). Others to come home with medals were Leah Regan (17 years, second in 3,000metre), Tim Hargreaves (14 years, second in high jump), Ethan Eigenfeldt (10 years, third in shot put), and Niamh O’Dwyer (14 years, third in 1,200-metre). The Eagles 12- and 13-year-old girls 4 X 100-metre relay team also ran to a gold medal finish.

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The Midget AAA Royals lost to the Abbotsford Angels 3-1 on Monday, but managed to beat Cloverdale’s Hillcrest 6-4 on Tuesday. They play in Kamloops on Saturday and in Penticton Sunday.

Following mother’s footsteps on the court

Maple Ridge Rambler Kolbie Orum will be packing her basketball bag and heading to destinations like Las Vegas and Toronto this summer. TROY LANDREVILLE tlandreville@mrtimes.com

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to basketball in Grade 7,” Orum said. “After that I started getting into more camps, and then I made teams, and I started liking it more and more.” Orum hopes to sculpt her own name in B.C. high school basketball circles. She was a force with MRSS’s junior girls team this past season, averaging 25 points and 15 rebounds per game before being pulled up to the senior squad. While she spent more time watching than playing as a senior Rambler, Orum skipped a few points in her hoops IQ, thanks to MRSS head coach Don Herman. “He [Herman] has moulded me into the player that I am,” Orum said. “I just started working with him this year and he’s been a really good coach. He helped me with everything. He wants me to be the best

that I can be.” To continue her progression, Orum said she needs to work on her perimeter game: “If I go to college, I’ll most likely be in a three-four position, so I need to work on my dribbling and my outside shooting more.” After leading her provincial regional team by scoring 25 points per game, and helping it defeat Brookswood in the final at the Langley Events Centre, Orum made the B.C. U15 girls provincial blue team. The lone player from Maple Ridge on the squad, she joins players from Langley, Surrey, Kamloops, Vancouver, Richmond, Prince George, Ladysmith, Port Coquitlam, and Kelowna. “It has helped me with my dribbling, my shooting, everything” Orum said, of her experience thus

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far with the provincial team. Orum and Team B.C. will be busy this summer, playing in the WolfPack Tournament in Kamloops, Mid-Nite Madness in Seattle, Center Stage in Las Vegas, and, finally, the national championships in Toronto Aug. 2-7. Looking ahead to the summer, Orum said, “It’s going to be intense. It’s going to be hard and it’s going to be fun.” Playing for B.C. should prepare Orum for pressure-packed situations in the future. “I like pressure. If you don’t have pressure then there’s no point in playing,” she said. Looking a couple of years down the road (she is entering Grade 10 in the fall) Orum hopes to earn a scholarship with a college. “I don’t know which one yet,” she said.

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Local Riders test the Metal

The Local Ride Racing Team from Maple Ridge has continued to tear it up on the B.C. competitive cycling circuit, but lately they’ve been riding in the dirt. This past Sunday saw eight team riders participate in the 15th annual Squamish Test of Metal – a 900-rider mass start 67-kilometre point-topoint race. Local Ride’s Sandra Walter of Coquitlam rode to the podium in the elite women’s category, placing an impressive second behind National Champion and World Cup leader Catharine Pendrel. “I had such a slow start, I never thought I would be able to turn it around and make the podium,” said Walter. “But at the halfway point, I was finally able to push hard on the long climb and picked off several women, and suddenly I was in fourth.” Luck also played a role in her success. She passed teammate Jean Ann McKirdy

of Maple Ridge on the side of the trail with her second flat tire of the day. McKirdy was able to fix the flat and rolled across the line in “lucky” 13th. She eventually placed 58th overall out of more than 900 starters. The fastest Local Ride finisher of the day was Steve Devantier of Pitt Meadows, who finished sixth in the men’s 30-34 category and 47th overall in a time of 3:04:05. Ryan Newsome of Port Moody trailed Devantier by less than a second to take 48th overall and fourth in the men’s 35-39 category. The two were gunning for the coveted sub-threehour time marker in the 67-kilometre race that covered terrain that varied from pavement and gravel roads to rough, technical singletrack trails with obstacles, such as roots, rocks, narrow bridges and drops. Local Ride Racing’s Paul Craig of Pitt Meadows completed his 15th Test of Metal.

Local Ride’s Sue Weston of Pitt Meadows, Jeanine Ball of Vancouver, and Alan Young of Port Moody also showed grit and determination to finish the popular mountain bike marathon that sold out on Jan. 1 in 24 minutes. Ball crashed early in the race and cut up her side, but she finished despite the injury. Local Ride Racers were also out in force at the B.C. Cup mountain bike race on Burnaby Mountain on June 13, with 11 competing and six of them making podium appearances. McKirdy won the elite women’s race, handily besting teammate Walter, who finished second, by five minutes. St e v e D e v a n t i e r a l s o pulled off a convincing victory in the senior men’s race. Chelsea Bilsbarrow of Victoria placed first in the senior women’s race, and Weston took second in the master 40+ women’s competition.

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To be eligible for the Rebate(s), Ford must receive the following from customer, within 30 days of delivery of new Ford/Lincoln: ) signed Ford Recycle Your Ride Claim Form; and (2) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to either “Retire Your Ride” or “Car Heaven” or “Authorized Recycler Drop-Off Receipt”. The Rebate will be paid directly to customer in the form of a cheque. The Rebates are available to residents of Canada only and payable in Canadian dollars. Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period to qualify for a Rebate. The Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. The Rebates are raincheckable. The Rebates are not combinable with he previous Ford Recycle Your Ride incentives in effect from September 3, 2009 to March 1, 2010. 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Use this $1,000 Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2010 / 2011 Ford Fusion (including Hybrid), Taurus, Mustang (excluding Shelby GT500), Edge, Escape (including Hybrid), Explorer, Explorer Sport Trac, Expedition, Flex, F-150 (excluding Raptor), Super Duty (including Chassis Cab), E-Series, Transit Connect, Lincoln MKZ, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln MKT or Lincoln Navigator (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). This offer is raincheckable. The new vehicle must be delivered nd/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford Motor Company of Canada dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, and is subject to vehicle availability and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. This offer is transferable to immediate family members living within the same household as an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order f ordered within the Costco Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. On applicable vehicles, this offer can also be combined with the Commercial Connection Program incentives, RCL Program, and for small fleets with an eligible FIN, this offer can also be used in conjunction with the Small Business Incentive Program (SBIP). This offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Customer may use the $1,000 as a down payment or choose to receive a rebate cheque from Ford Motor Company of Canada, but not both. Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000 offer is deducted. The offer is payable in Canadian dollars and is vailable to residents of Canada only. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. © 2010 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved. †††Most 2010 Ford vehicles, excluding 2010 Model LCF, F-650 and F-750, come with a 5 year/100,000 km (whichever occurs first) Powertrain Warranty and full Roadside Assistance benefits together with a 5 year/100,000 km (whichever occurs first) Safety Restraint Warranty. In addition, on all 2010 Model F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with the diesel engine, the Powertrain Warranty is extended to 5 year/160,000 km (whichever occurs first), which quals the diesel engine warranty. Some conditions and limitations apply. ‡‡‡See your Ford of Canada Dealer or contact SIRIUS at 1-888-539-7474 for more information. “SIRIUS” and the SIRIUS dog logo are registered trademarks of SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. Includes 6 month prepaid subscription. ■Receive $10,000 in delivery allowance on all remaining new 2010 Ford F-250 to F-450 Super Duty models (excluding Chassis Cabs).

Volunteers ◗ Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store requires volunteers to sort, price and stock shelves. For more information, call 4637711. ◗ Red Cross Health Equipment Loan Program - Short Term Loans in Maple Ridge has had to reduce their hours of operation due to a volunteer shortage. Effective immediately, the depot will be open Monday/Wednesday and Friday from 12:30 - 4 p.m. This program provides the loan of basic types of medical equipment such as wheelchairs, crutches and bathroom aids, on

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Volunteers ◗ Katie’s Place animal shelter needs volunteers, particularly cleaners for Fridays and Sundays right now. However, Katie’s Place can accommodate any schedule. Help out some messy but grateful and loving little critters. Call 463-7917 or e-mail volunteeratkatiesplace@shaw.ca for more information.

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◗ Community

Theatre ◗ Emerald Pig Theatrical Society proudly presents Bard on the Bandstand - The Tempest July 16 and 17 in Pitt Meadows in the Spirit Square and July 22 to 25 in Maple Ridge at Memorial Peace Park. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment 6:30 p.m. July 25 (matinee only) at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment 12:30 p.m. A free event. Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, your family and a donation for the Friends in Need Food Bank.


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INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Family Announcements ...........................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

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Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. Position Available:

For best results please check your ad for accuracy the first day it appears. Refunds made only after 7 business days notice!

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Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. designs and manufactures bulk materials handling equipment typically used in mining, forestry and tar sands. The business has been in operation since 1955 and is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. The successful candidate will have at least 10 years fabricating experience and at least 5 years of CWB certification using metalcore wire for structural steel fabrication. To apply submit resume by Email to:

Announcements

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rspeers@iem.ca or fax to 604-513-9905

Found

Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd.

Position Available: Labourer

MOTORCYCLE GLOVES, black, found at gas station at 216th and Dewdney, Mondya June 21, 5:30 pm. Call Mark to identify. 604-466-9865

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Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. designs and manufactures bulk materials handling equipment typically used in mining, forestry and tar sands. The business has been in operation since 1955 and is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. The successful candidate will have a valid forklift certification, a knowledge of shipping and receiving, and material handling in a steel fabrication shop. To apply submit resume by Email to: rspeers@iem.ca • Or fax to 604-513-9905

Personal Messages

ALOUETTE ADDICTIONS SERVICES

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Births

If you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol or drugs please call 604-467-5179 www.alouetteaddictions.org

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Kay 463-9376 (Maple Ridge) Glenda 460-1117 Diane 462-8461 (Pitt Meadows)

Announcements

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Obituaries

HARTLEY Malcolm, James

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General Employment

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Hotel Restaurant

CARPENTER/Carpenter’s Helper, p/t perfect for semi-retired individual, experience a must. Call 604-467-1685, ask for Alan.

January 7th, 1938 to June 20 2010

Predeceased by sister Lynn, daughter Cindy, sister Faye, brother Rex. Survived by daughter Marianne and grandson Jesse and one sister Janet, 3 brthers Ian, Gary, Raymond, 2 aunts Vida and Juanita and numerous neices, nephews and cousins. A memorial gathering at the One Way Club, Maple Ridge, July 3rd between 1 and 4 pm upstairs.

Certified Traffic Control & exp’d. lane closure techs req’d. Excellent wage. Vehicle req. 604-996-2551 or Fax 604-746-4614

Display Ads Tuesday, June 29th 10:00 am th Liner Ads Wednesday, June 30 10:00 am

Our office will be closed Thursday, July 1st

Now Hiring

FLAGPERSONS & LANE CLOSURE TECHS

• Must have reliable vehicle • Must be certified & experienced • Union Wages & Benefits Apply in person 19689 Telegraph Trail, Langley fax resume to 604-513-3661 or email: darlene.hibbs@shawbiz.ca GENERATE EXCEL INCOME working from your home office. Flex hrs free online training.778-452-0024 www.born2shine.net

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PREP COOKS &

LINE COOKS Apply in person after 2pm 7160 Oliver St., Mission

DEADLINES Friday, July 2nd, 2010

is now accepting applications for

Full & Part-Time

CANADA DAY Classified Deadlines

The Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living a unionized, nonprofit organization providing services for children and adults with a developmental disability and their families, is seeking a skilled professional who will bring effective leadership and strong organizational skills to the position of Human Resource Administrator. The ideal candidate will possess: ● A degree or diploma in human resources, organizational development, or a related subject area. ● Experience in the development and implementation of a variety of HR services for staff, including recruitment, retention, training and development, performance management, job evaluation, and employee relations. ● Practical knowledge of human resource management, including applicable legislation and policies, labour relations, and communications planning. Preference will be given to candidates familiar with community living philosophy and practice. This is a part-time position, 24 hours per week, flexible, offering a comprehensive benefit package and MPP eligibility. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume by July 2nd, 2010 to: Hiring Committee Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living 11641 - 224th Street, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6A1 Facsimile: (604) 467 - 8767 Email: info@rmacl.org We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EMPLOYMENT BREWING COMPANY

Ian and Krystal Uittenhout are excited to announce the birth of their son Kiptyn James Uittenhout born May 20th, 2010 weighing 10 lbs. 2 oz. A special thanks to the great nurses at M.R. Hospital. Enjoying his welcome are grandparents Don, Marlene & Angela. Also great grandparents, aunts, uncles & lots of cousins.

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All advertising published in this newspaper is accepted on the premise that the merchandise and services offered are accurately described and willingly sold to buyers at the advertised prices. Advertisers are aware of these conditions. Advertising that does not conform to these standards or that is deceptive or misleading, is never knowingly accepted. If any reader encounters non-compliance with these standards we ask that you inform the Publisher of this newspaper and The Advertising Standards Council of B.C. OMISSION AND ERROR: The publishers do not guarantee the insertion of a particular advertisement on a specified date, or at all, although every effort will be made to meet the wishes of the advertisers. Further, the publishers do not accept liability for any loss or damage caused by an error or inaccuracy in the printing of an advertisement beyond the amount paid for the space actually occupied by the portion of the advertisement in which the error occurred. Any corrections or changes will be made in the next available issue. The Maple Ridge Times will be responsible for only one incorrect insertion with liability limited to that portion of the advertisement affected by the error. Request for adjustments or corrections on charges must be made within 30 days of the ad’s expiration.

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Teachers/ Instructors

JUNIOR CITIZENS CARE CENTRE

Coquitlam / Port Moody Hiring Full-time & Part-time: ❏ECE & Infant Toddler Educ. $14.35/hour Email resume: juniorcitizens@shaw.ca Or phone: 604-779-5437

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Trades/Technical

LICENSED TRAILER Mechanic with inspectors ticket. Good wages & benefits. Fax resume to 604-882-3105 or email shirley@a1pauls.com

ROOFERS - Single Ply

Marine Roofing seeks fulltime Journeypersons. Lower Mainland BC Jobs Min. 3 yrs. exp. $27.50-$32.50/hr. Call Daryl, 604-433-1813 dmorrison@marineroofing.com

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Trades/Technical

WANTED 2ND or 3rd YEAR MECHANIC Kal Tire Offers: Competitive wages, Benefits package, Opportunity for advancement. The successful candidate will be: Well organized,Team Player, Reliable, Quality conscious, Energetic, Have a valid drivers licence, Be safety conscious. Kal Tire, 249 Main Street, Lillooet, BC, V0K 1V0. Call: 250-256-9122, Fax: 250-256-4198, Email: rcjones@kaltire.com The Secret to our Success Is Our People!

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Canwest Community Publishing makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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EDUCATION Medical Office Trainees Needed!

Doctors & Hospitals need Medical Administrative & Medical Office Staff! No Experience? Need Training? Local Training & Job Placement is also available.

1-888-748-4126

ready for work , ready for life.

Advanced Spa Aesthetics Hair Design Professional Nail Technology kosmetae.com

toll free: 1-800-661-5755

FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES – ONLY $66! Maple Ridge: July 10 or Aug 14 Coquitlam: July 10 or Aug 7 Also Bby • Van • Rcmd • Sry Health Inspector Instructors! ADVANCE Hospitality Education BC’s #1 Foodsafe Choice

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INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL Train on Full-Size Excavators, Dozers, Graders, Loaders. Oil Field Tickets. Provincially Certified Instructors. Government Accredited. Job Placement assistance. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853 FOODSAFE 1 DAY COURSES Guaranteed best value! Six Metro Vancouver Locations: Vancouver • Burnaby • Surrey • Richmond • Coquitlam • Maple Ridge All our Instructors are also working local Health Inspectors! Classes held each week & weekend! Course materials available in 6 languages. Same-day Certification. Visit our website at www.foodsafe-courses.com or call 604-272-7213 ADVANCE Hospitality Education – B.C.’s #1 Choice for Foodsafe & WorldHost Training.

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Career Services/ Job Search

AUCTIONS

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Appliances

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Tutoring Services

TUTOR DOCTOR MAPLE RIDGE In-Home Tutoring for All Ages and Subjects. Experienced & Qualified Tutors. 778.552.5262 jmeyer@tutordoctor.com www.tutordoctorca.com/tricities

Wanted to Buy

Located in Langley Just 30 Minutes from Vancouver

WELCOMING INDUSTRIAL SMALLS.

UNDER PRESSURE SYSTEMS INC.

We sell & service all hot & cold pressure washers 604.434.2188 upsi.ca #11 - 5850 Byrne Rd. Burnaby

LIKE NEW!

Fridge $249 • Stove $199 Washer $199 • Dryer $149 Warranty & Delivery Removal Available

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ESTATE SALE, 8 pce bdrm ste, electric bed w/individual controls, oak enter ctr & many misc. furn & HH items. Call 604-869-1555 FULLY LOADED COMPUTER ONLY $0.49/day! MGD Desktop, 15.4' Notebook or LCD TV right to your your doorstep from only $0.49/day. Intel Processor 2GB RAM, 500GB HD, 22' LCD, Windows 7 ... Bonus 22' HD LCDTV! IN-HOUSE FINANCING EVERYONE’S APPROVED. 1-800-791-1174.

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For Sale Miscellaneous

Plants & Trees

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Dogs

FRANKLIN MINT Carousel 1988 animals and carousel top. Please call if you have any pieces in exc. cond. w/no chips. 604-217-0262.

Industrial, Construction, Forklifts, Farm & Turf Equip., Crane Trucks, Trailers, Lumber, Boats and etc. Cars & Trucks 9 a.m. Start!!!

MARITIME DRILLING SCHOOLS

entry-level training for land and offshore oilrigs. Excellent wages, benefits and opportunities to travel the world. July 19th-Aug 7th and Aug 16th-Sept 4th. Contact: 1-866-807-3960 www.mdslimited.ca

NEXT AUCTION Tuesday, July 20, 9am

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BERNESE BLK lab, fam raised, dewormed, vet✔ 1st shots, $600. 604-795-7662 No Sunday calls

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Nanny Agencies

LIVE-IN NANNIES & Caregivers

Call Amy at 604-447-2825

www.myhomecaregivers.com BICHON FRISE, CKC reg, P/B, Vet ✔, tattooed, non-shedding, $650-$750. 1-604-823-0021

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Cats

CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310 ORANGE TABBY kittens, ready now, mixed kittens ready July 5th, $100 each. 778-344-7553

BICHON FRISE pups, 11 wks, 1M/1F, 1st.shots, vet cked, guar. ready to go. $600. 604-820-0194

PERSIAN KITTENS 1 white & 2 tiger colours. Playful & ready July 3rd. $350 each. 604.615.4356

CHINESE SHAR-PEI standard, miniature and toy. Several colors. Purebred. Vet checked. Great temperament, velvet coat, excellent wrinkling. Family friendly. $600. Call 604-888-1116

RAGDOLLS & Domestic Kittens, $100-$500. 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

CKC REG Lab Pups, top breed, family raised, tattoo, vet ✔, shots, Juyl 5, $850, 604-814-2177

CEDAR HEDGING $1.00/foot& up. Dug in ready, installation & delivery avail 604-795-1999. Now is the best time for planting!

Veterinary Assistant Diploma Program Want to work with animals and get paid to do it? Be a Veterinary Assistant in just 6.5 months. Our clinical program is taught by Animal Health Technologists, Veterinarians, Vet Assistants & Veterinary Office Managers. PROGRAM STARTS OCTOBER 4, 2010

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Wanted to Buy

CUTLERY SET made by International China - pattern is called Heartland. If you have any pieces please give me a call at 604-217-0262.

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION ! 604-724-7652

ENTER TO WIN

Excellent potential for employment. Surrey 604-951-6644 Toll Free 1-800-807-8558 admin@westcoastcollege.com

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Dogs

ADORABLE PUPS, 7 Pugs & 4 Westies $850. credit card ok, 604-542-8892 pics & video @ www.puppiesandponies.ca

TRIVIA CONTEST June 29, 2010

for a chance to WIN tickets to The Vancouver Canadians baseball game and a $100 grocery gift card.

ALL SMALL breed pups local & non shedding $400+ 604 590-3727 www.puppiesfishcritters.com

AUSTRALIAN LABRADOODLE Pups Non-shedding mediums, parents 27lbs, spayed/neutered, 1st shots, reg. with ALAA, $2500 1-250-494-3107 Summerland

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BOSTON TERRIER (PB) pups shots, dewormed, parents to view. 8 weeks old by July 5th. $1500. 604-542-1411, after 5pm.

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Garage Sale

ABBOTSFORD FLEA MARKET Exhibition Park

Indoor & Outdoor Sundays 6am - 4pm

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Garage Sale Sat, June 26 9 to 1 pm 12148 Fletcher Street Something for Everyone!

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Best Garage Sale Ever! Sat. June 26th 9am - 3pm 23698 Tamarack Lane Furniture, craft materials collectibles

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Garage Sale

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Moving Sale Moving Out Sale Sat, 19 & & 26 26 Sat, June June 19 88 am pm am to to 22 pm 22785 A Avenue Avenue 22785 -- 125 125 A furniture ladders, TV, tools, furniture TV, tools, games. ladders, light fixtures etc. games. light fixtures & Much more! etc.

& Much more!

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Garage Sale Sat, June 26 9 am to 3 pm 23677 Bolder Place

(Rockridge Area.) Misc household, clothes, woodworking adhesives etc. Maple Ridge

Garage Sale

Sat, June 26, 8 am to 2 pm 22941 Storey Ave

Vintage toys, collectibles, household. Something for Everyone!

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Garage Sale

Maple Ridge Yard Sale! Sat. June 26 & Sun June 27 10am - 2pm 11745 -246 St. Puzzles, books, candles, dishes, household items, bedding & some clothes. Something for everyone. MAPLE RIDGE

Gargantuan Garage Sale

Saturday, June 26th 9am to 2pm 1601 Laity Street Colleen Findlay Place Maple Ridge -

GREAT GARAGE SALE Sat June 26th 9am - 3pm 21599 Spring Ave (off 216th St) Tools, furniture, household items, china & much more!

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MAPLE MAPLE RIDGE RIDGE

Multi MultiFamily Family Sale Sat, Sat, June June 26 88am am to to 4 pm Balsam Balsam Creek Creek 235th 235th Street Street

Electronics, sports Electronics,housewares, housewares, sports equip, and equip,toys, toys,tools, tools, books books and much more! much more! Pitt Meadows

YARD SALE

Sat, June 26th 10am-3pm 11239 Southgate Road

Tools, baby toys, electronics, household miscellaneous and more! W. W.MAPLE MAPLE RIDGE RIDGE

22Family Family Garage Garage sale Sat, Sat, June June 26 26 99 to to 22 pm pm 20130 20130 -- 120 120 B B Ave Ave Partial proceeds to Childrens Partial proceeds to Childrens Hospital

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Dogs

FILA/MASTIFF GUARD DOGS owners best friend. Intruders worst nightmare. all shots, $2000 each. ready now! 604-817-5957

Foster homes urgently req’d for rescued, abandoned & neglected dogs. Many breeds 778-688-6340 abetterlifedogrescue.com GERMAN SHEPHERD pups for sale 8 weeks old CKC Reg. shots and vet check micro chip. Working and show & Family pets. $1000.00 604-512-3310

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Dogs

PIT BULL puppies male & female 8 wks 1st shots, dewormed. View parents. $500. Ph 604-701-1587 WANTED TO BUY white poodle X Maltese. Prefer female. Kelowna 1-250-718-2924

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Feed & Hay

SPECIAL • Cedar Shavings KILN DRIED Hemlock, Fir, Spruce Sawdust & Shavings

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3520 LAB / Golden Retriever Pups, black, vet chkd, vacinated, exc family pets. $450. 778-549-8621

Horses & Tack

REG.HALF ARAB 12YO 15hh Gelding Experienced Rider Aldergrove $2,500 OBO 778-808-7810

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Business Opportunity

#1 JANITORIAL FRANCHISE Customers, (Office Cleaning), Training and support. Financing. www.coverall.com 604-434-7744 info@coverallbc.com

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Cares! The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Times has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to finding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.

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Aries March 21 - April 19: Be ambitious Sunday. Information is coming (or being suppressed) from places it usually doesn’t. Friendships and optimism perk you up Monday to Wednesday – this relieves the general sluggishness you’re steeped in. (It’s a good sluggishness; you’re in a month-long natural hibernation cycle, designed to heal some overstrained parts of your health/emotions.) Use these three days to view the future, and make subsequent decisions about who/what to nurture, and who/what to chuck in your life. Rest, retreat Thursday/Friday. Don’t butt your head against an invisible brick wall Saturday.

Cancer June 21-July 22: Your energy, charisma and effectiveness remain high. Start important projects, seek favours, make personal appearances. (E.g., if seeking a job, show at the door, or phone, rather than sending a resume.) Your communications skills are sharp and career-oriented right now. Your money picture remains good. You could purchase a small luxury item. This influence helps career, too – angle for a pay raise. Sunday’s for relationships. Life’s deeper side rises to the surface Monday to Wednesday: research, invest, commit to a lifestyle change, become intimate – all’s good. Gentle joy Thursday.

Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: My superficial advice is: be ambitious this week and the next few; it’s your time to strike. However, a “karmic hangover” affects this area through July 3. You might be wise to wait until Saturday onward to act. A different approach, situation, idea, project, might arrive July 3 onward, while those that draw you prior to this day might be subtle traps, involve suspect motives, or simply promise more than they will deliver. (Remember, through March 5, 2011 don’t push higher-ups, bosses, judges, etc.) Rely on your “inner antennae” more than my advice. Romantic vibes Monday to Wednesday!

Taurus April 20-May 20: The accent lies on communications,travel,siblings,casualacquaintances. You’re busy, but the stakes aren’t high, and you handle everything easily. One pretty important communication might exist early week – perhaps having a legal or love import. Sunday’s mellow, compassionate, good for gentle love, intellectual friends or foreign culture. Be ambitious Monday to Wednesday – all’s good! Friends, flirtations, optimism, happiness brighten Wednesday night to Thursday/Friday. But retreat Saturday – nothing good will come of certain associates, gossip, etc. Read an atlas!

Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Rest, lie low, contemplate, plan your future. Be charitable, seek spiritual regeneration. Deal with governments, institutions, head offices, and “red tape.” Tackle a few chores Sunday. Early week might bring a few secrets, or an interesting nugget of information in a book, newspaper, etc. Relationships come front and centre Monday to Wednesday — be diplomatic, your position is not strong. Life’s secret ways open up Wednesday eve to Friday: investments, debt, sexual urges, research, dreams. Your hunches are accurate, results good. Don’t express your opinion Saturday, despite enthusiasm.

Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: An intellectual, legal, cultural, educational, publishing, far travel and gentle love trend floats into your life through the weeks ahead. Delay real action in any of these spheres until July 4 onward – subtle “wrong doorways” exist. Still, you’ll be happy, you’ll enjoy the mellow affection of this week! Sunday’s for talk, travel, news. You might learn something significant early week – a tidbit in talk, or a way of looking – that changes your outlook, philosophy. Rest Monday-Wednesday. This last night to Friday bring romance, creative and pleasure urges – all fine! Caution Saturday.

Gemini May 21-June 20: This week and the next few emphasize money, earnings, the price of things, possessions, memory, rote learning and, possibly, a sensual interlude. Early week, you might sense/know that these things are either tied to, or oppose, their deeper side (investments,family finances,inheritance, deeply consequential sex, etc.) For example, the amount you can invest is tied to earnings. In general (except Sunday) it’s better to focus on the light side, earnings, light sex, etc. Intellectual success, gentle love hover Monday-Wednesday. Be ambitious Thursday (very!) and Friday. Saturday’s hopeful.

Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: You will enjoy this week and the next few – friends, popularity, optimism, entertainment, light romance and happiness buoy your days! Your sexual magnetism intensifies through July. (Already has, since June 6.) Your determination grows to cause some significant change in your life. This would be very natural – go ahead. Sunday’s romantic, creative – seek pleasure. Tackle chores Monday to Wednesday; you’ll accomplish them. Relationship excitement enters Wednesday night to Friday. Be diplomatic – but eager! Caution Saturday: an attraction, financial situation, has problems.

Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: This week and the next few, the accent lies on life changes, sexual urges, investments and debt, secrets, research, dreams. Your subconscious rises to the surface. Hunches are accurate. But don’t act on any of these in a major way before July 4 – especially be careful with finances and intimate commitments. Before then, a subtle trap exists which you might not “wake to” for months, years. Spend – carefully – Sunday. Friends, talk, errands Monday to Wednesday. Secrets, data, are everywhere! Home draws, and is a good place, Thursday/Friday. Romance needs caution Saturday.

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June 27 - July 3 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Although relationships fill the weeks ahead, and will generally be fruitful, productive and pleasing, be cautious about forming long-standing, consequential links. That applies to March 5, 2011, but especially this week. Early week, you might meet a talkative person, perhaps someone who could/would be a mate or an employee or coworker. You might be “signing on” for a situation that turns dull, draws you into wrong choices, or simply doesn’t fulfil its promise. All June/July, avoid a lawsuit, especially over property or children. Chase money Monday-Wednesday. Make friends Thursday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Tackle chores all week, and to late July. (Well, maybe take a rest Sunday — and don’t tackle anything frenetically Saturday, July 3.) You’ll get a lot done, which will free you for the opportunities of August. Make sure you focus your efforts on the right tasks – tackle what’s outstanding, but don’t create new work projects. Your energy and effectiveness rises nicely Monday to Wednesday — wink at someone! Chase money or shop Thursday (better) and Friday. Friends don’t tell all Saturday. Your sexual magnetism is high all June/July – interesting “situations” arise. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: This week offers romance, pleasure, creative surges, passion about anything, charming kids, nature’s beauty – enjoy these, but don’t let them lead you into major lifeaffecting actions (especially this week, but generally to March, 2011). However, a subtle trap might lurk. E.g., romance could lead to a love affair that turns your life in the wrong direction. Sunday’s for fun, though it might turn profound if you meet a Virgo. Depths, mysteries, investments/debt, life changes Monday-Wednesday – dive in, all’s fine. Your energy, charisma soar Thursday/Friday – impress someone! timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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RENTALS 6508

Apt/Condos

6508

Apt/Condos

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Apt/Condos

6540

Houses - Rent

CALYPSO COURT 1 BR, M.R., Fully Reno’d Suites, Avail July 1, All new Appl, np, ns, Alarm, ref req’d, 604-476-9372

1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

AMBER ROCHESTOR

office: 604 524-8174 cell: 604 813-8789

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

COTTONWOOD PLAZA

office: 604 936-3907

Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

AMBER (W)

office: 604 936-1225

401 Westview St, Coq

JUNIPER COURT

office: 604 939-2136 cell: 604 805-9490

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

ARBOUR GREENE

office: 604 939-8905 cell: 604 916-0261

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

office: 604 939-4903 cell: 778-229-1358

415 Westview St, Coq

KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604 937-7343 cell: 778 848-5993 BBY, Brentwood, Newly Reno’d Spac 1 BR, lam & ceramic tiles, $825 incls heat, hot water & hydro, quiet adult oriented bldg, ns/np, July 1. 604-841-6984 BBY SIMON FRASER APTS, 7175 Pandora St, close to SFU, shops & transit, 1 Br $875 incl heat/hw, hardwood, new paint, 1 yr lease, np, June 1, Call Lorne Dorset Realty 604-299-0803

6508

Call 604-521-2884

555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

NEW WESTMINSTER, 1 BR Apt, $710/mo Includes heat, hot water, cable & parking. Near schools, shops, bus & Skytrain. Available July 1st. Cats okay! Deposit required.

M/R CENT, 11735-225th St, Adult bldg, 2 Br $800 heat/h/w incl’d, n/dogs, 604-467-9420

POCO, 2 BR Apt, in very quiet 6 unit bldg. Coin laundry. $875/mo incls heat. July 1. N/P. 604-941-4877 or 604-240-2562

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

office: 604 463-0857 cell: 604 375-1768 SELKIRK MANOR 11867 222nd St., Maple Ridge 1 & 2 BR Apartments H/wd flrs, new paint, bright & spacious, covered prkg, lots of closet space, great views! Cats ok, no dogs. Immed. Call: 604-467-0121

6540

Houses - Rent

POCO CENTRAL - 2 BDRM 1 yr old corner, 6 appl, 2 u/g prkg, cl to amen, transit, WCE, sch and parks NP NS, (604) 477-7999.

Apt/Condos

MISSION 3 BEDROOM NEWLY RENOVATED TOWNHOMES Steps to transit, all amenities, parks, leisure centre and shopping. 2 bath, 5 appliances, fireplace, full garage attached to unit with suite access. Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. On-site manager and caretakers.

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COQ CTR. 3 BR, 1.5 baths, 5 appl, fenced yard, garage. Ns/np. $1,290/mo. Aug 1. 604-537-7015

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Richmond

SAT/SUN 2-4PM 9751 Swansea Dr. New Listing! Cape Cod style detached home, Reno’d. Michael Lepore, Royal LePage Westside 604-295-3974 www.AccoladeRealEstate.ca

6020-34

Surrey

3 BR Rancher Cloverdale, 1 bath, huge lot. Live in as is or build to suit, $339,900. 604-930-3000

6030

Okanagen/ Interior

Port Moody

33 FLAVELLE Dr. 3 BR, 3 lvls, 2.5 baths, 2 f/ps. 3,360 sf home in CDS, on greenbelt. 7,260 sf lot. $917,000. By appt, 604-767-6742

6020-32

6040

Lots & Acreage

1 ACRE gd - Mission All usable building lot, room for shop, pool & lrg home. High end homes built in this prestigious cul de sac subdivision. 10 mins to downtown. Drive by lot #7 - 8732 Jones Terrace, near the Abby on Dewdney Trunk Rd. $330,000. Call Len 604-763-4118

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN No Qualification - Low Down CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town, close to shops & schools............... $888/M SOUTH SURREY/WHITE ROCK – 15532 Madrona Dr., 3 bdrm, HOUSE, on Cul-de-Sac in quiet family neighborhood, huge yard, new roof, dbl garage..... $1,688/M Call Kristen 604 435-5555 or 786-4663

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6555

BBY HEIGHTS on Dundas near Gilmore St. ★ 2 BR Top flr of house, big living room & kitchen, 4 appls, seperate garage, large yard, shr’d lndry, $1300/mo + utils. NS/NP. Avail July 1st. 604-255-2264 or 604-961-9949

BBY METROTOWN, brand new 1 BR abv grd, a/c, shared w/d, full bath. Avail July 1. $750 incls utils. NS/NP. Safe area. 604 419-0699

Mobiles/Pads

HIDE-AWAY RV Park has monthly vacancy, full hook-up, pet welcome. Call 604-463-4006

Shared Accommodation

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

BBY, N. 2 BR bsmt ste, by transit, $925 incl gas & hydro. Immed. ns/ np. 604 298-7781, 778-855-8871 BBY N. 2 BR g/lvl ste, avail July 1, nr SFU, N/s, N/p, $1100 incls hyd, cbl, lndry. 604-603-2381 BBY S. 2 BR g/l, 1100sf, lrg & brt priv ent, f/p, n/s, n/p, nr bus, $750 + 1/2 util, July 1. 604-524-8137

COQ, 585 Alderson Av. 2 BR g/l, new paint & carpets, share w/d, alarm. $999 incls utils & cable. Av now. N/S, N/P. 604-931-6269

BDRM in M. Ridge Condo, shr kitchen/bath, incl cable & w/d, NP, NS, $550. Now, 604-551-2929

COQ CENTRE 3 BR bsmt ste, 3 appls, A/C, prkg, $1400 + sh’d utls. Av now. N/S. 604-649-6668

MRIDGE 4 br Central, 2 bath, big yard, nr elem, high schools, np, July 1st. $1600. 604-476-1220

POCO. 3 BR, 2 flrs. 5 appl, c/port, big f/yrd. Ns/np. $1300/mo + utils. Avail July 1st. 604-945-1875

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9110

Collectibles & Classics

9125

Domestic

1984 LINCOLN Continental, 4 dr, org owner, 160K, white, stored in garage, newer tires, $2200 obo, exc cond, 604 546-3403

1998 DODGE Neon. 2dr Sport. 5 spd., 2 litre. 212k kms. New tires, great looker. Sale due to move. $1750. Tel 604-513-3944

2000 Ford Crown Victoria

9125

Suites/Partial Houses

Domestic

POCO BRIGHT private 1 BR g/l, lrg fenced yard, freshly painted, new bath, inste w/d. Small pet ok. July 1. $725 incls utils. Suits mature n/s. 604-299-5435

COQ WESTWOOD PLATEAU, Beaut 1400 sqft 2 BR & Den g/lvl, hot tub, 7 appls, $1400 + utils, n/s, n/p, Avail Now. 604-945-9594

POCO CITADEL, VIEW! 2 BR gr lev ste, D/W, sh’d W/D, internet, storage, prkg. $875 incls utls. NS/NP. Av July 1. 604-944-1479

COQ WW Plat. Lrg 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $700 incls utls, SAT TV, net. NS/NP. 604-944-6390

PORT COQ. Spac 3 BR, 1.5 baths. D/w, f/p, w/d. Near schools & bus. N/S, N/P. $1295/mo + 2/3 utils, avail July 1. 604-818-7402

COQ, Wwd Plat. Big, bright 6 BR, 3 lvls, 3.5 baths. Stainless steel applis., big back yard. Well maintained & one owner (Park Lane home). Walk to hiking trails. Near schools. $2,595/mo + util. Ns/np. July 15th. Refs. 604-552-9698 COQ Wwd Plateau. Pets & smoking ok! 2 BR, f/bath, $900 incl hydro. Immed. 778-847-7637 MAPLE RIDGE 22590 Dewdney Trunk( top of Lava Rest) 1 br + open den, loft, 1 ba, w/d, 1000sf, ns np. $900. Jul 1. 604-839-1752

N WEST, Lrg 1 BR + den. Near 22 Skytrn & amens $850 incls utils /cbl. Now. ns/np. 604-710-1864 NEW WEST, Queensborough. 2 BR, full bath. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $930/mo incl hydro/cable. Near Wal Mart & bus. Available immed. 604-520-3398 or 778-988-8898 NEW WEST, West End. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Ns/np. Includes util/cable. Available now. 604-522-1896

N.WEST West End. 1 BR cottage house, w/d, prkg. Av now. $750 + utils. NS/NP suits 1 604 522-8278

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Runs perfect, AirCared, mint interior, a/c,pwr pkg,124,000 km,75hp nitrous boost, dual 2.5 exhaust, Posi, very clean. $4250 obo. Call 604.316.4342

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Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR Townhse, 3100 Ozada Ave, quiet family complex, No Pets $905/mo, 604-942-2277

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

BBY Unit 18-7228 Winston St,, approx 1500sf, W/H w/finished office, clean, lrg O/H dr, 3 phase power, July 1, 604 929-9493, www.westrockproperty.com BURNABY WAREHOUSE + Office, Byrne Road, 2100 sq ft, grnd level, bay door, avail now, $1,300/mo. Call 604-928-5909

COQ Unit 201-2080 Hartley Ave, 1500 sf, a/c office, reno’d, great layout, 2 washrooms, kitchen, 4 priv offices, large open area, $1300/mo + HST, gated cplex, ample prkg. 604 929-9493 www.westrockproperty.com

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9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

No Wheels No Problem

2007 FORD Crown Victoria LX, grey, tan leather interior, tinted windows, power everything, CD and tape player, A/C, alloy wheels, traction control, no accidents, a beautiful, smooth sedan. 63,000kms, extended warranty (coverage until 2014/160K, whichever occurs first). $13,000. (604) 617-0480.

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2008 HONDA ATV

$

4999

420, 4x4, semi-auto Call JASON at

Scrap Car Removal

LIVINGSTON JUNK CAR PICK UP Since 1966 No wheels no problem. 604-603-2617

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Family Owned & Operated

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1996 GMC Jimmy, 4x4, V6, 4dr, AC, aircared, good cond, no accid. $2000 obo. 604-582-5000 1998 GMC 2500 SL Sierra, Ext’d Cab, 5.7 Vortek Eng, 2WD, 134K’s, all power, air, elec brakes, tow hitch, air cared,$6,500obo 604-826-1041

604-761-7175 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200

2001 NISSAN Pathfinder SE, very cln, no accid, sunroof. 199k kms. Only $7700. 604-828-1205

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $100 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

2005 FORD F250, exc. cond. only 65,000 KM’s $29,995. Call 778-880-0555

FREE SCRAP car & truck removal. Top $$ paid for all. No wheels - no problem. 604-761-7175

2005 NISSAN XTrail LE, fully loaded / Leather, Fully Maint, Exc Cond $16,995. 778-880-0555

9160 STEVE TOWING SERVICES Scrap Car Removal. We Pay $$ for all cars. Call 778-316-7960

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2004 CHRYSLER Intrepid ES, full load, pwr pkg, 87 k, s/roof, exc cond, $7999. 604-465-8703

6605

Removal FREEScrap/Car

9145

PENDER HARBOUR. 2 bed/2 bath home on large corner lot in Dream Valley, bareland strata with owners only access to Mixal Lake. Cottage country only a few hours from North Vancouver. Call Brenda Sopel RE/MAX Oceanview Realty 1-604-741-4242 Direct $415,000.00

Suites/Partial Houses

COQ Maillardville spac 3 BR upper, f/bath, w/d, new d/w, storage prkg, lrg deck view, $1400 incl util. Aug1 ns/np 604 936-8732

604.826.6201

Sunshine Coast

6602

POCO, 1758 PRAIRIE. 2 BR gr lev ste, own W/D, $850 incls utls. NS/NP. Avail now. 604-944-7095

AUTOMOTIVE

1974 PONTIAC Ventura 350m, 2 Dr, auto, 51,000 mi. mint cond. $7500, 604-824-8079. 845-5529

Recreation Property

604-630-3300

BBY, DEER Lake. 2 BR, f/bath, $1150 + util. Alarm. New ss appls. N/s, n/p. Immed. 604-418-8606

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LAKE ERROCK, large 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, soaker tub, W/D, 1 blk from beach, small pet okay, $1000. avail Aug. 1 604-897-1679

SUNSHINE VALLEY DEVELOPMENTS Camping Cabins starting @ $199,000 to lock up. 604-599-3861, 778-888-4574

6075

SRY, NEWTON EAST. 6 BR, 3.5 baths. Incl s/c bsmt suite. $15,000 down & $3,100/mo. Home worth $540,000. Call 778-397-0827 info@pearlboxrealestate.com

6602

COQ 2BR Reno’d G/L Own W/D Alarm f/bath f/p n/s n/p avail now $925 incl. ultil & net. 728-1638

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6065

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M/R Furn room, beautiful quiet home, good area. N/P, $525 incl cbl/net wd Nr bus 778-628-4665

COQ, L’heed Mall, room $390 share kitch, bath, w/d & incl utils. No drugs. Av. now. 604 728-2178

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $160,000 also: 1 panoramic 3 - acre parcel. Owner Financing, 250-307-2558 www.orlandoprojects.com

6052

PT MDY, 3 BR, 2 lvls, 2 kitchens. N/s, small pets okay. $1,850/mo. July 1st. Near bus. 604-290-2750

6602

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

COQ Nr L’heed Mall, 3 BR up, fully fin bsmnt dwn, pets ok, w/d, $1800 + util, now. 604 727-2001

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Shared Accommodation

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6595

NEW WEST. 2 BR $950. Quiet, clean building. Includes heat, h/w & cable. N/S, N/P. 604-521-0995

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1990 MERCEDES 560 SEL AirCared, fully loaded, leather, heated seats, pw, pl, alarm, pwr sunroof, pwr seats, CD, new tires & brakes, 228,000 km, runs well. $3000 obo.

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AUTOMOTIVE HOME SERVICES 9160

Sports & Imports

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

1988 CAMRY 4 dr, auto, V6, black, only 118K, $2450, D9921 Abbots 604-855-6522 2005 TOYOTA Echo, 4 door hatch back, 5 spd, only 72K, $5500, D9921 ..1-877-855-6522 Located in Abbotsford

2002 MONACO La Palma 35 foot 'Class A' motorhome. Ford chassis. Loaded! $63,000 obo. Serious enquiries. 604-464-8507

LOAD TRLR, dump trlr w/side rails Max. 10,400lbs, 6x12, equip w/battery charger, $7000 604-846-5942 cell 604-845-7966

9173

NEW GREAT West Van ClassicBackup cam, awning, $64,983. (stk. 27862) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL#2844

Utility Trailers

2009 24 ft cargo trlr, sloping rear deck used car/Toy hauler, rear jacks, fin. panel int. int lights, side man door, max 10,000 lb axel. spare tire, Used once. $7000 604-846-5942 cell 604-845-7966

NEW GREAT West Van- Classic King Bed. fully self contained motorhome with a low, aerodynamic profile. $60,983. (stk. 28047) www.fraserwayrv.com 1-800-806-1976 DL#2844

Vans

ISE CLEANING EXPERTS Complete janitorial services. Carpet, windows, refinish floors. & move in/out clean. 604-317-4714

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Drainage

DRAIN TILES & WATER LINES Without Digging a Trench 604-739-2000

8080

NEW STEALTH SS2315Ultralite Toy hauler, w/15ft, deep cargo area, $31,983 (stk. 27493)

Electrical

www.AbacusElectric.ca Res & comm. 40 yrs exp. 1 stop! Reas. rates! 778-988-9493. Reg. 97222

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Trailers/Tents/ Campers

8087

Excavating

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2003 CHEVY Venture, 150K, ac alarm, keyless entry, like new, $4800, 604-771-3199..769-1010

9515

Boats

WANTED. 12, 14 or 16 foot aluminum boat, with or without motor or trailer. 604-319-5720

9522

Motorhomes/RVs

1988 GMC MH 140 K, slp 6, 21FT tub, ac, fridge, tow pkg, stereo, exc cond $10,500. 604-463-4831 1995 FORD Glendale Royal Classic, 28Ft. 164K, walk around bed, + more, recessed awning, exc cond $19,000obo 604-826-4523

1999 MONACO Diplomat diesel pusher Class A, loaded, immac. 38 feet $69,900 604-916-4931

8090 2003 32’ Cougar by Keystone 5th wheel. In exc cond; two large slides; lots of solid oak cabinets, oak table w/4 oak chairs; 2 arm chairs, ent. unit; a/c, furnace; hydraulic front jacks; large awning; heated underbelly; corner shower; queen bed, closet, dresser; new washer/dryer; lg living room window; skylight; too many extras to mention. $21,000. 604.316.1018 1996 26’ Komfort 5th whl, 13’ slideout, excl cond, N/S, alum ext, awning & slideout awning. new tires, brakes, hotwater & toilet. a/c, skylights, dual fridge, furnace, micro, 4 burner stove, All in 1 bth w/ tub, walk around queen bd, hitch incl if req’d. $14,900. 604-701-6252 or 604-798-3966 47325 Mountain Pk Dr Little Mnt 2004 FLAGSTAFF, 8ft, exc cond, sleeps 5, frid, cooktop, furn, wtr tk, awning. $6200. 604-463-3940

2006 FEETWOOD tent trailer, exc cond, 15’ open, f/s, furnace, sink, awning & screen room add on. $5900 obo. 604-796-3359

Fencing/Gates

CEDAR FENCE Installation Cheapest Prices in BC - Grade 1,2,3. FREE EST. 778-772-4144

8110

Handyperson

SENTRY BUILDING MAINTENANCE Painting, pressure washing, drywall, fencing, decks, lawn cutting, handyman services Brian 604-809-6647

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

Floor Refinishing

Prof. refinish, sanding from $2. installs. Dustless 604-219-6944

Handyperson

TRUSTED HOME IMPROVEMENTS

604-878-5232 SINCE 1997

8220

Plumbing

8225

Power Washing

Maple Washing

Exterior Cleaning & Upkeep

#1 MOVING EXPERIENCE WITH L & D ENTERPRISES !!! Fast & Dependable Special Rates Seniors Disc. Call 604 464-5872

8160

AAA ADVANCE MOVING Experts in all kinds of Moving, Storage & Packing. Different from the Rest. 604-861-8885

Lawn & Garden

QUALITY PROPERTY CARE POPEYE’S MOVING

Tree services, stump grinding, lawn aeration, reseeding, lawn and garden installations.

www.popeyesmovingbc.com

Garden Rototilling

Call: 778-885-6488

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) AAA TIDYMAN

Services for your yard & landscaping needs. ★ Hedge/tree pruning ★Lawn mowing ★ Garbage removal ★Pressure washing 604-209-4475 for free estimate http://www.tidyman.ca Adams Yardcare Services: Great Rates! Hedges, Lawns, Pruning etc. Adam 778-899-4162

8180

Home Services

BE COOL! Talk to Someone You Trust.

CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING Sears also installs ROOFING, WINDOWS, WINDOW COVERINGS & CARPETING

604-464-8600 ext 213

24 HOURS 1-800-4-MY-HOME • (1-800-469-4663)

Power Washing • Brush Washing Gutter Cleaning • Moss Control Window Cleaning Free Estimate

1-877-888-WASH (9274) Grant’s Home Maintenance

Government Certified for Lawn Treatment.

604-783-6454 Vancouver 604-377-2503

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

AAA PRECISION PAINTING Interior/Exterior Excellent Prices

Free Est/Written Guarantee Insured/WCB

778-881-6096

BESTWAY PAINTING & DECORATING

Interior / Exterior • Small / Big Jobs Comm./Res. • Fully Insured AURA Stone Countertops Crown molding installation. Faux finish, staining & custom painting. 10% Off with this ad

John 778-881-6737

★ PAINTING ★ • Pressure Washing • Residential/Commercial • Over 25 years experience

604-782-8665 or 604-944-8665

ELITE PAINTING & pressure washing, free est., res/comm, Lic./Reg’d Rob 778-319-9872

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

Complete Pressure Washing: Roofs, Houses, Driveways, etc Gutter Cleaning & Repairs.

Residential & Strata Prompt Service. WCB Insured

604 936-2808

grantshomemaintenance@shaw.ca

Poppa & Sons Ultimate Pressure Washing. Driveways, Decks, Sidewalks, Siding, Free Est. Wayne 604 671-9524

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS Additions ★ Renovations Concrete Forming ★ Decks Garages ★ Bathrooms Ceramic Tile ★ Drywall Hardwood Flooring ''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

NORM, 604-466-9733 Cell: 604-841-1855

dave abbott

TILE& STONE free estimates installation and repairs

778.808.5912

ALLEN Asphalt, concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Roofing

A Eastcan Roofing & Siding Ltd All types of Re-Roof, Repair, Gutter. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437 SSK ROOFING & SIDING Re-roofing. Gutters. WCB / BBB 604-787-4622 or 778 240-6513

www.affordablemoversbc.com

Stevie’s Handyman Services No Job too Small, Good Rates Call Stevie 778-997-0337

8250

LIC’D PLUMBER, registered & insured. Installations/renos/hw tanks. Good rates! 604-789-3922

604-537-4140

Call Geoff Dann at:

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

8130

8130

Cleaning

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guaranteed. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

1999 DODGE Caravan, 3.3 auto, runs & drives good, $1500 obo, or trade, 604-823-7161

2000 DODGE RAM V6 cargo van 56,000 k, in great condition, like new. Best offer! 604-793-1204

Custom millwork, kitchens & baths, custom furniture, flooring, crown mouldings, baseboards. Over 25 years experience. Call Luigi 604-790-2540 www.ljfinishing.com

8055

2008 HYUNDAI Sonata, 62K, 4dr 4 cyl, mint cond. sr, $13,250, grey, 604-824-8079 . 845-5529

9172

Carpentry

L & J Finishing Carpentry For all your woodworking needs

2007 SUZUKI SX4-JX h/b, auto, 41k, front wheel drive, options pkg, $6300 Firm. 604-538-9257

BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER, 1983 MERCEDES 380SL $12K, 604-465-6393

8030

Plumbing

PLUMBERS

Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-739-2000

8255

Rubbish Removal

604-RUBBISH 782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

10% OFF WITH THIS AD www.604rubbish.com

Big Phil’s Rubbish Removal Take your junk away same day. Call for rates 778-892-4515

8305

Sun Decks

UNITED VINYL SUNDECKS LTD.

• Waterproofing • Aluminum Awnings • Custom Aluminum Railings • Deck Renovations

Free Est.

942-5394

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Need help with your Home Renovation? Find it in the Classifieds!

Renovating? Refer to the Home Services section for all your home improvement, decorating, and design needs.

ECLIPSE Plumbing & Drains, All repairs. Unplug drains, H/W Tanks, Renos, 778-233-1776 HIGHMARKPLUMBING.COM Heating, Gas fitting, Drainage. Excavation. 604-945-6060

Weekends were made for shopping, so make sure you check our Classifieds for a comprehensive listing of garage sales in your area! Follow the garage sale trail in

The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadow Classifieds Call 604-630-3300 to book your ad

Spring Garage Sales


A36 FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010 MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES

timestravellers • send your photos to: timestravellers@mrtimes.com •

guide to Canada Day

(Above) The Moubert Family on a beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Left) Deb Davison in Italy. (Above right) Denis and Glenda Serena at Dunluce Castle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Summer activity ideas to help plan your holiday.

SPECIAL PULLOUT GUIDE ARRIVES TUESDAY, JUNE 29 TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010

ONLY IN

IT’S THE BEST SUMMER EVER TO BE A SPORTS FAN. SAVE A MORE THAN

62 %

SUBSCRIBE FOR ONLY L

*

11.88

$

HURRY! OFFER ENDS JUNE 30/10. 604-605-7323 (1-866-377-2737)

subscribe@theprovince.com ASK FOR OFFER CODE: VANVNDIH


Wise customers read the fine print: •, *, †, ±, § Offers apply to retail deliveries of selected new and unused models purchased between June 1 and June 30, 2010 from participating dealers. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Offers subject to change without notice. See participating dealer for complete details and conditions. •$19,980 Purchase Price applies to 2010 Dodge Journey SE Canada Value Package (22F+CLE) only and includes $1,250 Consumer Cash Discount. See participating dealer for complete details. Pricing includes freight ($1,400) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealers may sell for less. *Consumer Cash Discounts are offered on most new 2010 vehicles and are manufacturer-to-dealer incentives which are deducted from the negotiated price before taxes. Amounts vary by vehicle. See your dealer for complete details. †0% purchase financing for 36 months available to qualified customers on approved credit through Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Financing Services and GMAC on most 2010 Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram models, except Challenger, Caliber Canada Value Package and SE Plus, Grand Caravan Canada Value Package and Cargo Van, Sprinter and Ram Chassis Cab. Example: 2010 Dodge Journey (22F+CLE) with a Purchase Price of $19,980 financed at 0% for 36 months equals monthly payments of $555.00; cost of borrowing of $0 and a total obligation of $19,980. Pricing includes freight ($1,400) and excludes licence, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealers may sell for less. ±Variable Prime Rate financing up to 84 months is offered on approved credit on most new 2010 vehicles to qualified retail customers through TD Financing Services and Royal Bank of Canada. Bi-weekly payments shown are based on 84 month terms. Variable rate shown is based on TD and RBC Prime Rate and fluctuates accordingly. Payments and financing term may increase or decrease with rate fluctuations. RBC offer is not open to residents of Quebec. TD offer is not open to residents of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories. Some conditions apply. See participating dealer for complete details. §2010 Journey R/T AWD shown. Price including applicable Consumer Cash Discount: $30,045. Pricing includes freight ($1,400) and excludes license, insurance, registration, any dealer administration fees and other applicable fees and applicable taxes. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Dealers may sell for less. ¤Based on 2010 EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide ratings published by Natural Resources Canada. Transport Canada test methods used. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. ‡Based on U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) scoring system for 2010 model year Dodge Journey. ^Based on January through December 2009 R.L. Polk sales total registrations. ®SIRIUS and the dog logo are registered trademarks of SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. ®Jeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC.

MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES

CANADA’S #1 SELLING CROSSOVER^

PURCHASE FOR

$

19,980 ●

INCLUDES $1,250 CONSUMER CASH* AND FREIGHT.

• 173-hp 2.4L DOHC Dual VVT I-4 world engine • Automatic transmission • Advanced multistage front air bags and side-curtain air bags • Air conditioning with Chill Zone® beverage storage bin • Second row in-floor storage bins • Power, heated, foldaway mirrors • Power windows and locks • 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS • Electronic Stability Program (ESPTM) with All-Speed Traction Control • Journey models also available in All-Wheel Drive

INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

HWY: 7.9L/100 KM (36 MPG) ¤ CITY: 11.0L/100 KM (26 MPG) ¤

VISIT YOUR B.C. CHRYSLER, JEEP®, DODGE, RAM DEALER.

0

$

FOR 36 MONTHS

120 2.50

OR CHOOSE

BI-WEEKLY

FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010

LIFE’S A JOURNEY. THE PRICE IS A TRIP.

2010 Dodge Journey R/T AWD shown.§

2010 DODGE JOURNEY CANADA VALUE PACKAGE

PLUS GET

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PURCHASE FINANCING

A VARIABLE PRIME RATE OF

@

%

±

FOR 84 MONTHS

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A38 FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010 MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES

◗ Community MOST WANTED

The Ridge Meadows RCMP warrants attached to these individuals were outstanding as of 10 a.m. Thursday. If anyone has information on the whereabouts these individuals, call the detachment at 463-6251 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Engineered for the Canadian Climate • High Efficiency! – Operates for $0.07/hr

Save Hundreds on your Heating Costs! + Air Conditioning!

• Efficient from -20ºC to 40ºC • LiveSmart rebate eligible! • 3 Year payback from savings! • Energy Star, UL & CSA Approved! Cindy Lynne Kowalik Born: November 13, 1970 Wanted for Theft File# 2010-2358

Chad Doug Berry Born: September 17, 1983 Wanted for Assault File# 2009-19940

ALLIANCE

Maple Ridge Alliance Church

for the whole family

Jerome Alexander Milwater Born: March 21, 1987 Wanted for Failing to obey Probation Order conditions File# 2009-13363

www.canspecheatpumps.com 1-800-526-5107

Robert Allen Hammond Born: December 31, 1979 Wanted for Failing to obey Probation Order conditions File# 2008-12708

DEALER INQUIRIES WELCOME

WORSHIP WITH US ANGLICAN CATHOLIC

Church of Saint Patrick Harris & Ford Roads Pitt Meadows

WORSHIP SERVICE 10:00 am

20399 Dewdney Trunk Rd

Sundays: 7:00 pm Sung Eucharist

(Evensong as announced)

604-465-5717

Rev. Greg Dalman, Senior Pastor Rev. Neil Penner, Adults & Evangelism Pastor Phil Siebenmorgen, Youth and College and Career

CHRISTIAN REFORMED MAPLE RIDGE CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH

604-463-5300

Traditional Anglican Communion

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

Nursery for children under 3 Sunday School for age 3 to gr. 5

1859

2010

WELCOME TO

ST. JOHN'S

23500 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Maple Ridge 604-463-9622 SUNDAYS 8:30am Holy Eucharist 10:00am Holy Eucharist Sunday School & Nursery 3rd Sunday of Month 7:00pm Taisé Style Worship Thursdays 10:30am Holy Eucharist www.stgeorgemr.org

Sunday Services

8:30 am & 10:30 am Church School & Nursery @ 10:30 am

604-463-5733

stjmr@shaw.ca www.nwnet.org/~stjmr

LUTHERAN

Living Way

NRchurch.ca

GRACE

Maple Ridge

BAPTIST

Sundays @ 10am (old Whonnock Elementary School)

Pastor Dan Ost 604.462.1161

(2 blocks off of Lougheed & 280th)

Come worship with us in our NEW LOCATION

A SCENIC DRIVE IN THE COUNTRY 604-466-0665

SUNDAYS - 10:30am

Thomas Haney Centre 23000 116 Avenue

Sundays @ 10am

Pastor Rob Buzza rbuzza@nrchurch.ca

www.thelivingway.ca Email: livingway@shaw.ca

Loving God Loving People

PRESBYTERIAN

SALVATION ARMY

HANEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 11858 - 216th St 604-467-1715

MORNING WORSHIP & SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:00 AM

Come, Grow with us!

Mountain View Community Church 22188 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge Sunday Morning Worship and Junior Church

11:00 a.m.

(E.L.C.I.C.) PASTOR: Bob Goos 12145 Laity St.

604-467-4343

WORSHIP 10:00 AM SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

Maple Ridge Seventh-day Adventist Church 21467 Dewdney Trunk Road Haney, Maple Ridge 604-312-1849

Church at Study - Sat. 9:45am Church at Worship - Sat. 11:00am What do the prophecies in the Bible say about: End Time Events, One World Government, New Earth, Christ's Return? www.prophecycode.org

Pastors Ed & Kathie Chiu 604-463-8296

MENNONITE BRETHREN

20450 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge

YOUR

PLACE

OF

WORSHIP

HERE

- CALL JENNY

AT

Meeting at

Yennadon Centre 12854 - 232nd Street Maple Ridge

Sundays: 10:30 am KJV Conservative Music

Pastor Dan Deschamp

PENTECOSTAL Faith Apostolic United Pentecostal Meeting at:

604-465-4211

UNITED

UNITED

SUNDAY Service 10:00 am

Children & Youth Programs www.mrcchurch.com Pastor Duane Goerzen

HAMMOND UNITED CHURCH 11391 Dartford

ST. ANDREW’S-HANEY UNITED CHURCH

Corner of 114th Avenue

SUNDAYS @ 10 AM Family Worship

Sunday Worship & Church School 9:45 am Rev. Kim Horwood

Information about our Faith Exploration Programs: standrewsuc.com

EVERYONE WELOME

604-465-6922

A Christian 12-step program is sponsored by the Ridge-Meadows ministerial.

ADVERTISE

FRASER VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH

St. Andrew’s Church off Haney Bypass at 116th Avenue 10:00am Sundays 7:30 pm Wednesday Bible Study Pastor Albert Foster (604)466-0500 ask about free Home Bible Study

CELEBRATE RECOVERY RIDGE-MEADOWS Meets every Friday at 6:00 pm at St. John the Divine Anglican Church River Road and Laity.

BAPTIST

604-826-0602

28304 96th Ave.

COMMUNITY CHURCH

PENTECOSTAL ASSEMBLIES OF CANADA

Worship Sunday School • Nursery Rev. Marnie Peterson "Hall Available" www.holyspiritanglican.ca

FOURSQUARE

Pastor Colin Peters 604-931-6651

604-462-7933 SUNDAY 10:00 AM

"Worship in mainland BC's oldest church!"

FOURSQUARE

12240 Harris Road

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA HOLY SPIRIT ANGLICAN CHURCH 272nd off Lougheed, Whonnock

(River Road & Laity Street)

EVANGELICAL FREE

WORSHP SERVICE - 10:30 AM

www.mapleridgecrc.com

ST. GEORGE’S ANGLICAN CHURCH

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA

Enjoy contemporary worship, practical Bible messages, Sunday School, Bible studies & Warm Fellowship.

20245 Dewdney Trunk Rd. 604-465-9416

Morning Service 10:00 a.m.

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA

On June 25th we will be celebrating our 6th Anniversary with a dinner and guest speaker Cpt. Ed Chiu.

22165 Dewdney Trunk Rd.

604-463-9611

To place your Church Announcements call Jenny at 604-998-1205

604-998-1205 • FAX: 604-985-3227

06251377

• FREE in-home consultations


MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES

FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010

Wholesale Division W O N

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

VOTED BEST FLOORING STORE! 2007

2008

2009

*CLIC-LAMINATE y Onl

12.3MM

1.79

$

sq.ft.

Plus Receive

FREE Acoustic Underlayment No minimum purchase!

*SHAW & BEAULIEU CARPET (Canada’s Favourite Carpet Companies)

FREE

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows

‘TAKE IT HOME TODAY’ LAMINATE, SLATE, VINYL & CARPET *10% OFF Tuesdays for ladies. *10% Wednesdays for Seniors *10% Mondays for contractors.

FREE Estimates. Guaranteed Installations.

CARPET UNDER PAD 8 lb. Quality! No min. purchase!

*PREMIUM SLATE y Onl

2.99

$

sq.ft. 12’x12’ 16’x16’

Plus Receive

FREE MAPEI Ultraflex 2

Premium Thinset Adhesive and Polymer Modified Contract Grey Grout

1/3 OFF

*

ALL IN-STOCK AREA RUGS First come first served, while quantities last.

* 10%

OFF IMAGINE LUXURY VINYL FLOORING

Our employees have worked so hard this year that we will be closed Sundays from July 4th & will re-open Sunday September 12th Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows

Langley

#17 - 20295 113B St.

5676 Production Way

604.460.0020 Mon to Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4, Sun Closed

604.530.0097 Mon to Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4, Sun Closed

www.diverseflooring.ca * Cannot be combined with any other offers.

22 colours instock to choose over 80 custom colours 16´ X 16´ SOUTH INDIA SLATE (MULTI-MIX) NOW $1.29 SQ.FT. (Retails @ $4.99 sq.ft.)

12mm LAMINATE END LOTS

ONLY .69¢ SQ.FT. (Subject to purchase of multi-purpose underlay at .10¢ sq.ft.)

VINYL ROLL ENDS

ONLY .69¢ SQ.FT. (First come first served)

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A40 FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010 MAPLE RIDGE AND PITT MEADOWS TIMES

HOT WEEKLY SPECIALS!

Locally Owned. Locally Operated.

Fresh Meat Boneless Pork Loin Centre Cut Chops

Farm Fresh

Fresh Pork Side Ribs Fresh, while supplies last

1

4

98

/lb 6.57/KG

Ragu Rich & Thick Pasta Sauce Assorted

1

California Grown 2.81/kg

9.88/KG

$ .28 /lb

Hot House Large Peppers

1

Red, Orange or Yellow BC Grown

4.14/kg

$ .88 /lb

Fancy Leaf Lettuce Red or Green BC Grown

/lb 2.16/KG

Buy 1 at regular price and get 1 of equal or lesser value FREE

Best Priced Groceries Breyers Classic Ice-Cream 1.66L - 1.89L

/lb $4.14/KG

Sweet Nectarines

/lb

¢

$ .98

Organic Grapes Green Seedless

1

Beef Strip Loin New York Steaks

Turkey Drumsticks

Lamb Shank Frozen

2

/lb 3.04/KG

PRODUCE

$ .88

$ .48

$ .38 Buy 1 at regular price and get 1 of equal or lesser value FREE

Chicken Breast Tenders

Christie Crackers Assorted 250 grams

2 FOR

99

¢ Bunch Carrots

98

¢

BC Grown

Bulls Eye BBQ Sauces 425 ml

ea.

Sweet Corn on the Cob

700 ml

5 FOR

2 FOR $ .98 $ .00

2

ea.

Kraft Salad Dressing Assorted 475 ml

2

$ .98 HELP WANTED

Cashiers, Baker, Asst. Mgr and Meat Wrapper Required Please fax resume to 604-465-9900 or drop off in person.

ea.

4

McCain Superfries All sizes - All varieties

2

2

2

$ .48

$ .88

Uncles Ben’s

Good Host Ice Tea Mixes

ea.

Assorted Rices 230-250 grams

2 FOR $ .98 $ .00 ea.

1

$ .88

6

ea.

1 kg

4

Bakery & Deli

Sliced Montreal

Corned Beef

98

¢

/100g

McGavin’s Bread

$ .88 ea.

100% Whole Wheat or White 570g

1

$ .98 each

12169 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows 8am-9pm, 7 days a week.

SALE PRICES EFFECTIVE JUNE 26-JULY 2, 2010. SOME ITEMS SUBJECT TO GST AND PLUS DEP., RECYCLING FEE WHERE APPLICABLE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES. SOME ITEMS MAY NOT BE EXACTLY AS ILLUSTRATED * BUY ONE PKG AT OUR REGULAR RETAIL PRICE AND GET ONE PKG OF EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE FREE.


Maple Ridge Times June 25 2010