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A North Vancouver man says his mother’s death and half-sister’s emaciation could have been avoided.
Mike Prentice, 32, says he and his brother tried for years to show that his mother was spiralling “out of control” and that his half-sister was not receiving proper care. The teenage girl, 15, has Down Syndrome. She was found emaciated and malnourished in the Chilliwack trailer she shared with her mother on Sept. 14. Her mother’s body was also found in the trailer. It is estimated that she had been dead for nine days by the time a neighbour grew concerned and sounded the alarm. Prentice claims his mother was an alcoholic and addicted to the prescription painkiller Clonazepam. His sister had done what she could to help her mother. “(Mum’s) pills were all See Girl page 5
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AIR cadets from West Vancouver’s 525 Squadron stood guard at the West Vancouver Memorial Arch Thursday as the wreaths were placed honouring Canada’s fallen. Remembrance Day ceremonies also took place in North Vancouver. See page 3 for more photos and others at our website, www.nsnews.com.
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A police ofﬁcer checks on a handcuffed suspect after a North Vancouver Mountie was stabbed Wednesday night after responding to a suspicious-car call.
by police ofﬁcers. “It reminds us of our own mortality and our need to remain vigilant, even in a peaceful community like North Vancouver,” he said. “It shakes us up to know that this ofﬁcer could easily have been killed.” But DeVries said the way the ofﬁcer handled the attack despite having only six months on the job speaks highly of the kind of training police receive. DeVries said drugs and alcohol are not believed to have been involved in the attack. He refused to comment on whether the man may have had a mental illness. William Charles Roxborough, 61, of Vancouver, has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the attack. He remains in custody.
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over the ground, where my mum laid, where my sister tried to nurse her back to health.” The girl had been trying to feed her mother the drugs to revive her, likely for days after she had perished. Ofﬁcials suspect she had stayed by her mother’s body and barely slept during the ordeal. “She was so traumatized, that after they brought her outside on the stretcher, she was swatting at ﬂies that were not there,” said Prentice. Prentice said his younger brother Kevin, 29, took action during the summer to get their little sister to safety, bringing her back to North Vancouver with him. The Ministry of Children and Family Development was called in to investigate. “They said they would conduct a survey to see what was going on,” said Prentice. “They did that and told my brother, ‘You’ve got to
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RANSLINK is a trainwreck. The management structure devised by then-transportation minister Kevin Falcon in 2004 has lurched from funding crisis to funding crisis, buying and building like there’s no tomorrow and then pleading poverty when it comes to day-to-day budgeting. The plans, unveiled Tuesday, to pay for the Evergreen Line and the North Fraser Perimeter Road are yet another pile-up. Once again, the unelected TransLink board emerged from a secret meeting to stick their whole spending plan onto property tax rolls. The region’s mayors know that property taxes are already high, already growing, and already earmarked for mandatory big-dollar projects like solid waste and sewage treatment plants, not to mention the everyday running of their municipalities.
you said it “They were kids. I was in my 20s. A lot of them were 17 or 18. They were kids out of school one day and the next day in uniform. The losses were terrible.” Second World War veteran Mel Smith remembers the horriﬁc casualties borne by Royal Air Force bomber crews during missions over Germany. Smith ﬂew 70 combat sorties as a tail gunner (from a Nov. 7 feature). ••• “I can recall teaching senior secondary school in the early ’70s and there were kids in that Grade 12 class who couldn’t read and we didn’t know why.” Geoff Jopson looks back at his 38 years in education, eight as West Van school district’s superintendent (from a Nov. 10 news story). ••• “They dangle this carrot, ‘Well you won’t get your funding if you don’t do this.’ They’ve done that before and, quite frankly, blackmail does not work with me.” City of North Vancouver Mayor Darrell Mussatto is angry that the TransLink board wants the region’s mayors to approve new property taxes next month to pay for the Evergreen Line and other transportation projects (from a Nov. 12 news story).
TransLink seems oblivious to this. The funding of transportation should be reconnected to the use of transportation, through some combination of gas tax, a vehicle levy, and yes, the tolling of some routes. Pillaging municipal budgets is not only unfair, it’s just not sustainable. More importantly though, the province needs to clean up its mess and reconnect the people who make the plans with the people who are going to pay for them. This means doing away with the TransLink cabal, who effectively hold the region’s mayors for ransom by producing a fait accompli plan and only giving them an up-or-down vote. The taxpayer’s interests should be in the minds of planners at every stage, not just at the very end. We elected our mayors and councillors to lead — let’s let them do it.
Education push for drinking regs The following is a press release by Solicitor General Rich Coleman clarifying his “discretion” comments with regard to police enforcement of drinking/driving regulations.
BRITISH Columbia has had Canada’s toughest drinking-driving penalties for almost two months, and it is timely for the province to examine the new rules to ensure they are working effectively.
I think most British Columbians share the same objective — we want people to make good choices, and we want safer roads. We also want a fair system that the public supports, so we committed to look at the results of our approach. What has become increasingly clear is the need for more public education, so that British Columbians can make well-informed, responsible decisions, and for police to consider the discretion available to them around impounding vehicles. People need to know that they are able to legally drive their vehicles if they drink small amounts of alcohol over time. Most people can still enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a beer after work. This is entirely consistent with the 0.05 per cent blood-alcohol content (BAC) threshold, which has been in place in B.C. since 1977. Only the penalties have changed. Before Sept. 20, police were imposing 24-hour driver’s licence suspensions at the roadside on any driver tested with a 0.05 breath sample. The driver’s vehicle could also be impounded for 24 hours, at an ofﬁcer’s discretion. Why did we get tougher on drivers at the 0.05
threshold? One of the reasons was that police were handing out 30,000 to 40,000 of the 24-hour suspensions to those in the “warn” range each year. With those kinds of numbers, we knew that changes needed to be made. But one effect of those changes is that the new penalties are causing many responsible people — people who are not a threat to road safety — to err on the side of extreme caution. A number of tools, including online calculators and personal blood-alcohol readers, are available that help people make informed decisions about when they are safe and legal to drive. In the coming weeks, the province will be examining the value of these tools in supporting our efforts to improve road safety. We will also look into how more public education can continue to support responsible drivers in making safe decisions when they go out for a meal or celebrate with friends. Our educational efforts will extend to police ofﬁcers at the roadside. The fact is, they have discretion over whether or not to impound the vehicle of someone who’s caught once or twice in the “warn” range of 0.05 to 0.08 per cent BAC. There’s still the option of parking a vehicle, if it is safe to do so, or allowing a sober passenger or friend to get a vehicle home. Still, I’m concerned about the number of tows, which is far higher than we anticipated. So, I’ve discussed with law enforcement leaders the need to reinforce the “discretion” message with ofﬁcers, and committed to strengthening police training about the new rules.
We know the public supports our efforts to keep dangerous drivers from killing and injuring people on B.C.’s roads. What we’re committing to now is further education, consultation with the public, the hospitality industry, police and others, and a willingness to revisit the legislation next spring, if necessary. The law can’t work for our province if it’s based on widespread and unreasonable fear. The new rules, and their enforcement, must be understood and accepted by the public — and we intend to work quickly to ensure they are. Rich Coleman Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Don’t compromise regs Open letter to Minister Coleman: It is obvious that complaints from the big liquor sellers have prompted you to talk about re-examining the regulations regarding drinking and driving. Many members of the public are quite happy with the new restrictions, and some say it does not go far enough: that no drinking and driving at all should be tolerated. Before any concessions at all are contemplated, we need to know what has been the actual reduction of drinking-driving offences and accidents, compared to a like period before the lower tolerance was introduced. There has been far too much accent on lost revenue by publicans rather than on the harm to the public. Alcohol has not been a net beneﬁt to society; any reduction in its consumption can only be good. Ellis Brayham, North Vancouver
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Dining adventures shake, don’t stir me POOR Stanley. In reality, my lovely, kind and funny husband isn’t a bit like TV’s ﬁnicky Niles or Frasier Crane, nor Ratatouille’s pompous food critic, Anton Ego. In eateries and drinkeries, however, Stanley has particular needs, and about 80 per cent of the time, they are not met. This might not matter if he didn’t travel so much on business, which requires him to eat in restaurants. At the end of a working day in some godforsaken oil town, Stanley likes to unwind with a properly made drink, his tipple of choice being the vodka martini. A vodka martini, in his view, consists of two ingredients: 2 ounces of pure half-decent vodka, and a twist of lemon. The latter is an elegant, pith-free strip of rind that is rubbed around the rim of the glass. Alternatively, it can be twisted, once, gently over the vodka, so the mildest
Kate Zimmerman waft of lemon essence (the essential oil, not the juice) falls in a light mist over its untarnished surface like the scent of a neighbour’s jasmine on a warm summer breeze. Stanley himself has a fancy device that he uses to make the lemon strip at home, but a lot of bartenders (hello, Fort McMurray’s ﬁnest) haven’t discovered this relatively inexpensive tool. Thus, he has had his ultra-simple favourite cocktail served to him in a variety of cities and towns as vodka with a wedge of lemon on the side;
vodka with lemon or lime juice squeezed into it; and vodka with lemon rind grated on top. He has also routinely received plain vodka cooled in a shaker that was just used to make a melon or raspberry martini, bastardizing his pristine classic with unwanted girly-drink ﬂavours. And so, each time Stanley orders his aperitif in a new establishment, specifying “Vodka martini, no vermouth, with a twist of lemon,” he winces in nervous anticipation. If I am present, I catch my breath before he takes his ﬁrst sip, expecting him to grimace and send it back, with plenty of disgusted commentary. This is just for starters. When he orders food, Stanley also has requirements that must be met, because of health-affecting food intolerances. He makes these needs clear to the server as he places his order: Please, no gluten or dairy. About half the time, the plate arrives without the offending ingredients. The other half, sour cream smothers the chili,
the hot wings are thickly coated with bread-crumbs, or there’s been some other equally stupid gaffe. While chastened and sometimes chastised servers scurry to right these wrongs, Stanley’s companions, at his urging, begin eating without him. Recently, out solo in Fort McMurray, he had to send back three vodka martinis and his dinner. Usually the most patient of men, Stanley eventually snapped. He stormed out of the steakhouse, only to ﬁnd himself dining sadly in his hotel room on cold Spam and smoked almonds, washed down with a six-dollar bottle of water. Feel his pain. To complicate matters further, when we dine in restaurants as a family, our children are also fastidious. So every order taken from us begins with Stanley explaining his issues, then the teenagers chiming in with their allergies to soy, peas and peanuts, and requesting, por favor, no yucky cranberries in the quesadillas. I alone appear to be the sane one, a total
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him in front of the whole table on how the dish should be improved. To me, that’s rude, arrogant and gratuitous; I want to crawl under my chair and die. On the subject of discontented diners, though, nothing tops the tale I once heard about my best friend’s father, a notoriously picky, non-cooking senior bureaucrat who was often required to travel. Once, he was sent to Yellowknife for several days. There was a total of two restaurants in town at the time. For his ﬁrst meal, he See Not page 9
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Artist loses appeal of sexual touching case
A world-renowned artist and carver has lost a bid to overturn his conviction for touching a 13-yearold girl for a sexual purpose in B.C. Supreme Court. Simon James, 53, (also known as Simon Dick) — an internationally known artist — was convicted of the crime and handed the sentence a year ago after being found guilty following a trial in North Vancouver provincial court. James, who was living on Bowen Island when
the offence happened in April 2008, had shown up to the home of friends while they were out, let himself into their house and gave their teenaged daughter a back massage, unhooking her bra, while directing her to lie on the couch. As James massaged the girl, he asked her questions about school “and seemed to know her dad was away and what time her mom would be home,” according to the original trial judge’s decision. The girl told the judge she complied with James’ request to lie down but was scared. She added she found James’ actions “a little bit abnormal. Generally people who are three times your age do not come over and massage your
back,” said the teen. When he left, James told the girl not to tell her parents and added he’d come back if he got some lavender oil because it was “really good for taking out stress.” During the trial, James argued that he hadn’t touched any sexual areas of the girl’s body and maintained that the massage was for therapeutic purposes only. But the judge didn’t buy that, saying, “I reject the notion that there was any purpose other than a sexual one here,” especially given the absence of the girl’s parents and admonition not to tell them. James — who has two previous convictions for sexual offences in 1990 and 1992 — was handed
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chose the fancier one, and ordered himself a respectable-sounding repast. It being Canada’s northern frontier in the 1970s, the menu likely didn’t represent the height of sophistication. Naturally, the dish this fellow ordered failed to meet his lofty standards, so he sent his plate back to the kitchen. I don’t recall his complaint — whether the steak was too well-done, the char too charred, or the duck had buckshot in it. Instead of the waiter arriving at the table with the standard obsequious apology and replacement plate, out of the kitchen charged a large, enraged chef, wielding his chopping knife. He chased the skinny, bespectacled complainer out of the restaurant and warned him never to darken its doors again. One restaurant down, one to go. For his next meal, the testy traveller ordered more modestly, choosing a sandwich. When it arrived, true to form, he peeled back the top piece of bread to inspect the contents heaped
under the iceberg lettuce cap. There, on top of the requested liverwurst, nestled a large, pink Band-Aid — used. The end result? This impossibly fussy eater provided a delicious story for schadenfreudian observers to dine out on for years to come. Meanwhile, Stanley is accumulating fables about martini triumphs and outrages all over the continent and beyond. He’s become a true fan, for instance, of what he calls “the Mexican pour” — the $12, six-ounce martinis he managed to gulp down at one restaurant in Puerto Vallarta last year. He’s an avowed opponent of the contrary experience, which he refers to as “the Mexican hose-down.” The three-ounce martini he was served at one posh beachfront bar in PV at sunset was prepared to his exact speciﬁcations — but when he got the bill for C$25, he was one hot tamale. For here’s the bottom line: Stanley asks for nothing less than perfection. But not universally, thank God — after all, he married me. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hit-and-run witnesses sought Man hurt at NV McDonald’s Caitlin Dowling
THE RCMP in North Vancouver are looking for witnesses to a hit-andrun incident that occurred at a North Vancouver restaurant. A car knocked down a 52-year-old North Vancouver man at the McDonald’s drive-through restaurant at 1219 Marine Dr., just after midnight on Saturday, Oct. 23. The victim sustained minor injuries following the incident, and got himself inside the restaurant to alert the authorities. Cpl. Peter DeVries, spokesman for the North Vancouver detachment, said the vehicle contained four passengers.
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“The driver didn’t stop, and the car was described as a small white car, possibly a Toyota.” DeVries is urging the other passengers in the vehicle that night to identify the driver. “There’s also information that there were some witnesses in the parking lot at the time that this happened, and we’re asking that anyone who was there and saw this happen will come forward,” added DeVries. There may be some damage to the driver’s side of the white vehicle, and DeVries asks that any body shops that may have worked on a car matching this description recently call the RCMP. North Vancouver RCMP are asking anyone with any information about the vehicle or the driver to contact Const. Jana Jardine at 604-985-1311 and quote ﬁle number 2010-29612. To leave an anonymous tip, call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or log on to www.bccrimestoppers. com.
stepping on it.” There was a sea of empty 40-ounce bottles of liquor and piles upon piles of hoarded unnecessary goods. And as their half-sister was unable to use the washroom by herself, Prentice said there was excrement all over the ﬂoors from her overly full diaper. Prentice says that he and his brother tried for decades to get the Children’s Ministry to investigate their mother, even talking to their elementary school about her behaviour in 1987. He states his mother was able to duck below the radar by appearing to be an excellent parent. “(She) ran a daycare, a licensed daycare. And had her kids in sports from an early age. Everything looked normal if you were looking far from the outside.” After years of feeling neglected by social services, he felt the media was his only option. “What it pretty much takes is going to the news I guess. I tried to get the story out for two months. “It took me going up to the back of a van the other day that was doing a live segment to ﬁnally get this out.”
publicnotice Finance Committee Meeting 2011 Preliminary Project Plan
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The community is invited to attend and participate in the deliberation of the City’s 2011-2020 Project Plan. A review of major projects proposed for the next ten years will be presented. The meeting will also provide information on the proposed water, sewer, drainage, solid waste and recycling utility rates for 2011.
The 2011-2020 Preliminary Project Plan and information on the 2011 Utility Rates will be available on Friday, November 19, 2010 after 4:00 p.m. at City Hall or visit www.cnv.org.
Public Meeting NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of the Local Government Act, that a Public Meeting will be held on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC.
Development Variance Permit No. 2010-00009 - 151 East Keith Road MICHAEL WALSH, DATA AND AUDIO-VISUAL ENTERPRISES WIRELESS INC., has applied for a Development Variance Permit with respect to properties legally described as Lot B, Block 114, D.L. 274, Plan 15049, located at 151 East Keith Road, as indicated on the sketch, to permit the provisions of the “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” to be varied to allow cellular antenna equipment consisting of three panel antennas, three microwave antennas and an equipment cabinet to project beyond the maximum permitted height for this building but not to exceed 0.15 metres (6 inches) above the existing mechanical penthouse.
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N. Van company cleans up Oil skimmer business still booming Caitlin Dowling
WHILE the Deepwater Horizon spill was disastrous for industry along the southern coast of the U.S., one company in North Vancouver has experienced spectacular growth as a result. Aqua-Guard Spill Response on the North Shore makes oil-skimming devices for use in spills. Once the leak is contained in a boom, their machines sweep oily water out photo supplied of the ocean and into tanks. “We ended up shipping AQUA-GUARD tests its new oil skimmer at Vancouver Drydock. over 100 oil-skimming systems The Triton 600 is the biggest machine of its kind, weighing down to the Gulf of Mexico for the period, probably (from) mid-June until the day they capped the well,” said owner Nigel in at a staggering 41,000 pounds. It attaches to the side of an Bennett. The company provided manpower and training to the offshore vessel. When the device is activated by remote control, the skimmer head is then lowered into the slick via a crane. Once Gulf as well as the machinery itself. The sheer volume of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico got in the oily water, the skimmer head is driven into the centre of Bennett and his team thinking about ways to improve their the contained oil by two 14-inch propellers. The oil is separated from the water with large brushes, which move the murky sludge machinery. The larger oil companies in central and South America such into ﬂoating pipes and away into a containment unit. “It’s almost like a giant transformer toy,” said Bennett. as Pemex in Mexico and Petrobras in Brazil started offering This new model is being tested out at Vancouver dry dock feedback according to their needs, said Bennett. “So we’d reengineer and redesign what they needed, and . . . hand in hand before being shipped out to Brazil. Aqua-Guard is building with them, we came (up) with this hybrid system, which we more units to ship to Brazil, Venezuela and Korea in the coming think is fantastic. weeks.
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Jessie’s Legacy launch
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Caralynne McLean and her mother Claudia Lefebvre ﬂash their smiles.
Doug Smith, vice-president of North Shore Credit Union, which presented the luncheon, chats with Diana Budden and Neil Alexander, parents of Jessie Alexander, the namesake of Jessie’s Legacy. Representatives of Family Services of the North Shore hosted a luncheon to launch Jessie’s Legacy, an eating disorders prevention program, Oct. 21 at West Vancouver’s Capilano Golf and Country Club. The afternoon got underway with a champagne reception followed by lunch and a presentation by guest speaker Gail McVey, a leading researcher in the ﬁeld of eating disorders prevention. For more information on the program, whose namesake died of complications from a long-standing eating disorder, visit www.familyservices.bc.ca.
Family Services’ Laurie Kohl and Shelley Hine ﬂank Kossar Khan of Safe Teen.
Balmoral secondary’s Jacqueline Kent models her awardwinning handmade dress.
Margaret MacLaren looks at the ﬂoral centre pieces created by Barb Lunter.
North Shore Credit Union’s Nayna Karmali and Micheline Cromar attend.
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Musicians band together Video project showcases the power of music in people’s lives
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Odds front man Craig Northey was called on for his skills, both at the mike and in the recording studio, for Music Saves II, a video intended to inspire by showcasing disabled and able-bodied musicians, illustrating the power of music and its potential positive impact on people’s lives. In addition, it’s intended to raise funds and awareness for the Vancouver Adapted Music Society (VAMS), which supports and promotes musicians with physical disabilities, and the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund. “VAMS and music therapy, they are all things that give people a leg up,” says Northey. “You need music like you need food or water or anything to keep yourself alive. Those with physical challenges, this just makes it accessible,” he adds. This is the second edition of the project, presented by Vancouver’s Shore 104.3 FM, and saw a number of artists, including Jim Byrnes, Dan Mangan, John Mann, Dan Moxon, Kuba Oms, Adaline, Dustin and Barney Bentall, Wendy Bird, Kristina Shelden and Rolf Kempf, perform Dave Mason’s “Feelin’ Alright” in a variety of picturesque Vancouver locations. North Shore involvement in the project was strong, with a number of the performers, for example Byrnes, Bird and the Bentalls, and behind-the-scenes help, including Dave Meszaros and Paul Forgues, either currently or formerly calling it home. Northey got involved in Music Saves through his involvement in the local music scene and his familiarity with some of the creative people at the Shore, including program director Patrick Zulinov. “When they decided on this initiative, to work with VAMS and let people know about it, they asked me to get involved on the music end of things,” says Northey. He jumped at the opportunity and last year volunteered to record the basic track for the video, a cover of Bob Dylan’s “I Shall Be Released,” and helped with editing and mixing. The initiative received a number of awards and accolades, including a Community Service Award by the B.C. Association of Broadcasters and the Best Charity or Cause Related Event Award by the B.C. Events Award group. This year, Northey took on a bigger role as Odds was among the featured performers. He also served as musical director and helped co-ordinate what song was chosen, as well as the musicians and their role, the arrangement, and helped with recording, mixing and producing the work. “It’s a very complicated and strange undertaking what we did,” he says, of the overall process. See Radio page 20
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AS we age, our bodies change: we experience loss of muscle and bone strength. In many instances simple activities such as walking up a few stairs or getting out of a vehicle become difﬁcult, and getting in or out of a bathtub can have a disastrous outcome. Our muscles and bones respond to the stresses that we put on them with our activities of daily living. As our lives become less vigorous, our muscles and bones lose strength. The best way to overcome this is to keep our leg muscles strong by performing some basic exercises each day. If you are inactive for an extended period of time and then you challenge your muscles by trying to perform a task that you have not done regularly your muscles may not be there for you. For example, if your main activity
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in abusive relationships will often linger over those good qualities of their partner, not to draw closer to them, but to keep from facing the inevitable hardships of leaving a committed relationship. Abusive relationships differ also in the type of intervention required for couples. In an abusive relationship, until the power imbalance is addressed and safety established for the partner experiencing the abuse, couples work may not be appropriate. Both partners inevitably are not honest for
different reasons and cannot beneﬁt until the abuser has done some work on his own and she feels safer to work in counselling without fearing retaliation. Couples that do not have the dynamic of abuse in their relationships can beneﬁt from counselling at any time, making a good relationship better. Workshops geared to improving couples’ communication are also suitable. If you are in any doubt about your relationship, seeing a professional who can help you identify and sort
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ELIZABETH Kostova, author of the international bestseller The Historian, reads from her latest work The Swan Thieves to a crowd at Lynn Valley library Nov. 4.
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LAST night Ken Webb was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
For the former lightning fast left wing, it was a crowning moment in a short but impressive career that ended in 1953 when Ken was just 27 years old. “When I got the call back in July, I just stood there, not being able to jump up and down any more, with tears coming into my eyes,” Ken recalls. “At my age, I had
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He ﬁlled in with the Richmond Farmers, a senior team, for two games that year. “It was quite a shock to be asked to play. I think I got a goal and an assist in the game against the New Westminster Salmonbellies,” he remembers, and going by Ken’s encyclopedic memory for games and dates, he remembered correctly. “I think our generation remembers differently,” says Ken, “because we had radio to listen to, not television to watch. I can remember playing in the Kerrisdale Arena and listening to the play-by-play that would be going out on the radio. I’d think, ‘What game are they talking about?’ They’d describe the teams racing up and down the ﬂoor, when really the other team, not ours, was plodding along. It’s amazing what comes back when you start thinking about it.” In 1943, Ken joined the Richmond Farmers and proved his star quality with a 33-goal season in his rookie year. “For a teenage buck, whom Mr. and Mrs. Webb named Kenny, jumped from
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juvenile A to senior lacrosse with the Richmond Farmers this year and went wild, woolly and wacky at Centre Park last night to the tune of eight goals and an assist,” reported The Sun in July 1943. Ken was 18 that year and working at the Boeing plant on Sea Island. He looked up one day at work and saw Pearl Blakeman, who was working as a riveter. The two married in 1949. In 1944, Ken was recruited by the Navy to play for the new HMCS Discovery squad. At war’s end, he returned to the Farmers, playing with them for six seasons until the team folded and he joined the Vancouver Burrards for another three years. Ken and Pearl moved to North Vancouver in 1956, where they raised their four children, Kerri, Denise, Brady and Scott. Ken coached the North Shore Reps lacrosse team, including son Scott, from 1970 to 1976 and son Brady in soccer from 1960 to 1972. The soccer team won the provincial championship See Player page 25
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KEN Webb reﬂects on his contribution to the game of lacrosse, both as a highly skilled player and coach of countless North Shore youth.
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SENIORS what’s going on for seniors Aging — Changing — Creating: A conversation series on current realities and encouraging possibilities, Nov. 16, 23 and 30, 6:30-9 p.m., at HomeCare Assistance, 1546 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Topics include: Nov. 16 — What is in Your Toolbox?; Nov. 23 — Changes, Identity, Dreams; and Nov. 30 — Unlocking Creative Potential. Fee: $59 (includes a journal). Registration: 604-684-4132 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Honour Book Launch: A book that honours and celebrates Canada’s heroes will be launched Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2-4 p.m., at Churchill House, 150 West 29th St., North Vancouver. Honour commemorates Canada’s Second World War veterans. The book will be available for purchase with proceeds to Canadian veteran organizations. Info: 604-9041199.
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Canadian Federation of University Women — West Vancouver Branch: The CFUW is an organization committed to promoting education, cultural and social issues of women, as well as providing fellowship and professional contacts. Meetings are every third Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. The guest speaker for Nov. 15 will be Nancy Lee, writer at the Joy Kagawa House in Vancouver. Info: 604- 9216587.
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TINA Faulkner takes part in the Get Fit for Families boot camp fundraiser at Lynn Valley Square last month. Hosted by Equal Balance Fitness and Zazou Salon and Spa, the event raised money for Family Services of the North Shore.
portfolio manager, there are some important considerations to be aware of. Even though your investments are at one ﬁrm, you still want the ability to be truly diversiﬁed and receive unbiased advice. I would never recommend consolidating with a ﬁrm or bank that only sells its own Like these investors, many products. people believe that having How likely is it that Making Cents a few different ﬁnancial they will ever tell you that Lori Pinkowski advisors is a good idea. their investment products However, in my experience it aren’t doing well and you becomes more work and more confusing for should move elsewhere? Banks often take the client to have multiple advisors managing this approach by only selling you their GICs their money. and their own bank-owned mutual funds and Investors may feel that diversifying they frequently don’t offer other managers advisors makes sense because of worries out there that may be better. But by choosing that they have chosen their advisor poorly, an advisor who doesn’t have these kinds may receive misguided advice or that their of limitations on your investment choices, investments at one ﬁrm may underperform having all your investments at one ﬁrm can another. However, if you have a solid actually improve your diversiﬁcation and relationship with a qualiﬁed and trusted lower the risk you are taking on as well. ﬁnancial advisor or portfolio manager that The beneﬁts of consolidating your includes regular and open communication, investments with one advisor or portfolio there is no reason not to have all your assets manager can be quite substantial. Investors with them. will be able to see the whole picture more One of the biggest problems I see clearly rather than in fragments. You could when investors have more than one advisor also beneﬁt from possibly lower fees, less managing their accounts is that it’s difﬁcult risk, much less work on your part and having for any of the advisors to know your true someone who knows your entire ﬁnancial asset allocation. Without knowing how much situation so they can act in your best interest you have allocated to stocks or bonds or how with every decision you make together. If much you have invested in any one sector, you’re not comfortable with them being your portfolios can become overweight in your sole advisor then he or she probably areas like oil, ﬁnancial or mining stocks, shouldn’t be one of your two or three which can increase the risk you are taking on. advisors either! Unfortunately, it is your responsibility to let each advisor know these details but Lori Pinkowski is an associate portfolio manager and senior vice president at Raymond James it can be difﬁcult to keep track of all this Ltd., member CIPF. This is for informational information across multiple accounts. If purposes only and does not necessarily reﬂect the you’re not careful, you can lose track of opinions of Raymond James. She is also a regular all your accounts and make mistakes that commentator on CKNW and can answer adversely affect your ﬁnancial future. your investor questions at lori.pinkowski@ When looking to consolidate your raymondjames.ca or 604-915-LORI. accounts with one ﬁnancial advisor or
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This wine is made for food
AFTER just a couple of days in Portugal, it’s readily apparent that in this country wine is as much about what’s on the plate as what’s in the glass.
Unlike its much larger neighbour Spain, Portugal has been slower to join the headlong rush into emulating New World wine styles. However, not to be overlooked in its new role in recent years as a signiﬁcant producer of table wines, the country has been turning its attention increasingly to export markets. While the urge to expand horizons is strong, it’s not one that comes easily. Portugal was a latecomer to the EU and this, combined with its relative isolation, has meant change comes slowly. To gain an understanding of Portuguese wine it helps to turn to the ingredients and recipes that characterize the country and its and regions. Right on the coast, not surprisingly — you will ﬁnd great seafood, simply prepared. Down a sidestreet in Oporto, we ﬁnd Abadia, a local favourite that serves fork-tender octopus (some suggest it’s boiled and plunged into cold water seven times to attain that tenderness), and small sardines known as Joaquinsinhos. It wouldn’t be hard to drink Vinho Verde with the sardines but we veer instead towards Borges 2009 Branco (White) Reserva, which has good structure and some
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clean citrus and mineral notes that go well with the relatively mild ﬂavour of these small, crispy, strong-tasting ﬁsh. For the crab, which comes with perfectly oliveoil roasted, small Yukon Gold-like potatoes we opt for quite full-bodied Dao Casa de Santar ’07 (made mainly with Touriga National), which sports generous berry
and ripe black fruit ﬂavours and plenty of acidity wrapped in solid tannins. It works well with the crab, onion and green peppers but also, especially with the delicious red bean rice “soup” that accompanies. Later we encounter specialties from the Beira interior region, close to the mountains near the Spanish border. Specialties here range from suckling lamb and goat, served baked or roasted. Here again, wines such as Almeida Garrett Touriga National, or Touriga and Tinto Roriz variations are a natural choice — even more so with the superb chouriço, blood sausage and other styles found here in abundance. Also a worthy discovery is Siria (from Quinta Currais, 2009), a gently ﬂinty toned white. In a very small way, organic and biodynamic
winemaking is also on the rise. At Dao region’s Casa de Mouraz, António Lopes Ribeiro and Sara Dionísio have been making wines with organically grown grapes since 2006. The winery is situated off a narrow lane in the 1,000-year-old village of Mouraz, sourrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Sara says the couple were able to attract farmers to make the move to organic after the local co-op collapsed, although ﬁnding biodynamic partners is more challenging. However, the range of wines tasted here, including an earth-toned and well balanced ’09 rosé, and the quite Pinot-like, mineralstreaked ’07 Mouraz Private Selection, are among the best wines tasted all week. Hopefully, they’ll show up in B.C. sometime. More to come on Portugal next week.
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PORTUGUESE vintner Sara Dionisio makes wine with organically grown grapes at Casa Mouraz.
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CHERYL and Sander Heynemans take a smoggy stroll along the Great Wall of China.
TIM and Janice Stuart, Tanya Annicchiarico and Carl Jarrett make their way to Macchu Picchu, Peru.
HELIO Lopes Da Costa checks out the Fontana di Trevi in Rome, Italy.
CAROLYN Finlay attends the 16th International Chopin Piano Contest at the Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, Poland. BRANDON, David and Cam McLeod visit John o’ Groats village along the North Sea in Scotland.
LYNNE and Devin Hewett get a view of Paris, France from the top of the Arc de Triomphe.
JOANNE Waddington explores Masada, the legendary Roman mountain fortress compound in the South District of Israel.
NORTH Vancouver boys Devon Reeves (left), John Moir, Chris Bowles, Justin Kenning, Joe Hewlitt (with B.C. ﬂag), Adam Burdett, Brad Jenni and Tristan Hansel take a three-day trek up to Ganung Rinjani volcano in Lombok, Indonesia led by their guide Dragon (at back).
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ALEX and Anne Wood and Margaret and David Rolfe visit Hitler’s Eagle Nest Residence on Mount Kehlstein in Bavaria, Germany.
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to THE WORLD OUTSIDE
THE refurbished hillside farm at La Vialla looks down onto the Tuscan plain.
photo submitted/ Horizon Writers’ Group
FARM VACATION IN TUNE WITH THE TIMES Arezzo, Italy: Described by Livy as one of the Capitae Etruriae (Etruscan capitals), Arezzo is believed to have been one of the 12 most important Etruscan cities — the so-called Dodecapolis. Conquered by the Romans in 311 B.C., Arretium became a military station on the via Cassia, the road to expansion by republican Rome into the basin of the Po. — Wikipedia
AREZZO, ITALY— Life, when experienced from the top of an olive tree, is rather beautiful. When you are up on the sixth rung of a ladder, and surrounded by the grey-green branches, the grim concerns of the future seem rather distant compared to the ravishing presence of the here and now. The autumnal Tuscan sky is turquoise and cloudless, the atmosphere fresh rather than searing hot, and the plump olives are there, in their thousands, for the picking. In fact olive-picking on an Italian farm might be the perfect holiday for these frugal times. There is a sort of honest virtue about this activity, it’s the perfect credit-crunch accompaniment to the traditional Italian charms of culture, coffee, and cuisine, and quite a bit more interesting than getting sunburned on a beach. The family-run farm of La Vialla, in the village of Castiglion Fibocchi just 10 minutes’ drive from the Renaissance town of Arezzo and 60 minutes from Florence, welcomes visitors year-round. This is a part of Italy where you will be clicking as fast as you are picking, since almost every single landscape vista, bell tower, terracotta roof or cypress tree looks like it has been styled by Condé Nast. “Alore!” says Bandino lo Franco, the youngest of the three brothers who run La Vialla, “Who wants to pick the olives?” “Me! Me! Me!” yell my four children, aged ﬁve to 13 who are hardly ever allowed to climb anything at home, let alone when armed with giant plastic orange olive-picking combs. They can hardly believe their luck. They each grab a comb and swarm up ladders leaning against the trees, combing out olives as they go. They (the olives, that is, not the children) plop down onto netting carefully positioned beneath the trees. When the tree is considered empty, which takes a pro about 30 minutes but a ﬁve-year-old about two hours, the netting is simply lifted up and the fruit poured into a crate. There is no tiresome picking, pulling, or indeed carrying. Of anything. There are no nasty branches to cut, no prickles to avoid, or back-breaking weights
to juggle. Garnering olives must be the easiest form of fruit picking known to man, and makes the harvesting of hops, apples or blackberries look positively torturous by contrast. Amazingly, this enterprise keeps the children entertained all morning, and the next day too. Each tree provides about 24 kilograms worth of black and green olives, which will yield a single bottle of extra-virgin olive oil, pressed at La Vialla’s own ancient mill. From October to December, two giant circular stones press olives from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m., every single day. As the farm runs on biodynamic principles, there is only one pressing, since a second would involve solvents. The residual paste left from this original pressing is recycled and used as fertilizer. Olive-picking jaunts have sprung up on farms all over Italy, and many people have a small grove of olives in their garden from which you can pick, but La Vialla is the one of the largest. Guests stay in one of around 20 restored 18th-century self-catering cottages which are surrounded by woodland on the tranquil 3,000acre estate. The cottages are furnished with vintage country-style antiques, and centrally-heated in winter while wholly shuttered in readiness for the blistering summer. They are also good value at as little as US$84 per cottage. Generous welcome baskets of food, oil, wine and eggs are provided free of charge in the modernised kitchens. This means you can cook your own supper on arrival if you wish, or if you prefer there is a formal dinner down at the main farmhouse available nightly for an extra charge. On our ﬁrst morning, after a monumental feast of rustic Italian food and a perfect sleep between crisp linen sheets, we are ready to give our all to the hillside groves. After about three hours of olive picking, which included (for the children) games of putting olives down their necks, and (for us) games of lying down on the netting and intelligently looking at the sky, it was time for lunch, which suddenly appeared on trestle tables, al fresco, and consisted of a three-course menu of mouth-watering dishes entirely sourced from the farm. As well as the oil from more than 25,000 olive trees, La Vialla’s 3,000 acres produce free-range eggs from rare pedigree chickens, tomatoes bursting with ﬂavour, ﬂour for pasta, sheep milk for pecorino cheese and bushels of grapes which go into 13 different types of wine, including Spumante, Vin Santo and See Farm page 34
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Grappa. The produce is all sold in the farm shop or crated up into hampers and mailed out to customers across Europe and beyond. If harvesting isn’t your thing, or you come out of season, you can go for long walks in the acres of protected woodland (in which there are hares, porcupines and wild boar) or visit the riding school on site. I trotted off into the hills on a rather large Tuscan horse, while the elder three children all learnt how to do rising trot on ponies in the riding school, and my husband took the youngest off for a juice in tiny Castiglion. And just discernible from the steep olive groves, glowing in the shimmering Tuscan light, is the bell tower of the Renaissance gem of Arezzo, where you can visit the monumental frescoes by Piero de la Francesca in the town church, listen to musicians playing historic trumpets and indulge in yet more delicious food. The houses are all a good distance away from one another, so there is no sense of being on a “holiday estate.” There is no television and there is no WiFi. Apparently this caused one person such trauma they had to check out straight away, but as far as we were concerned, it was a major attraction, since it allows families to escape en masse from the diverting claims of Facebook and email, and relax wholesale in the bosky bosom of Tuscany; reading, walking, and looking at the stars. “What we want to do,” says brother No. 2, Antonio, over a lunch of Chianti, garlic and tomato bruschetta, Tuscan bread soup, sausages and beans, “is offer people a way to understand Italian produce. Here, you can see it growing and witness it being picked and pressed. It gives people who work all year in a big city the chance to come and work with
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AN al fresco lunch is served to olive and pepper pickers alike in the groves of La Vialla. nature. Alore, let me help you.” He slurps a giant green slug of peppery, pungent olive oil onto my soup. “Our new oil. Pressed in the same way since the 16th century.” The brothers, Bandino, Antonio and the eldest, “El Capo,” Gianni, are bursting with pride about the viability of their wholly eco-friendly enterprise, which runs on solar power. It was founded by their father Piero lo Franco, a textile businessman who sold up and investedhismoneyintheTuscan countryside around 30 years ago, just at the time when the population was shifting towards the towns and abandoning
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From page 28 Society: Learn the basics and reﬁnements of photography at weekly meetings held on Mondays from September to June at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2347 Inglewood Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.nsps.ca. North Shore Toastmasters: Learn through fun and friendship to get over your fear of public speaking or improve your skills. Meetings are held Mondays, 7–9 p.m. at the West Vancouver United Church Community Centre from Sep-
North Shore Women’s Centre Family Law Clinic: A family law specialist is available one Monday per month for a one hour free consultation. Info and registration: 604-984-6009. North Shore Writers’ Association meets on the third Monday of every month (except during December and summer months), 7-9 p.m. at the Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Visitors and new members welcome. Admission: free
for members, non-members by donation. Info: www.nswriters. bc.ca. North Vancouver Outdoors Club meets the last Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m. at Harry Jerome Community Centre, 123 East 23rd St. and has ongoing trips and weekly events. Info: 604-983-6444, ext. 700 or www.northvanoutdoorsclub. ca. North Vancouver Rotary Club meets every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Cheers Restaurant, 125 East Second St. Prospective members are welcome. Open Door: A support group for single mothers of preschool-
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From page 28 Grand Boulevard Parent Participation Preschool invites parents to come see their play-based classroom and meet the teachers, parents and other caregivers that make up the preschool, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon at 520 East 20th Street on the grounds of Queensbury elementary. For more information see www.gbppp.com. Damage Assessment Workshop: A two-hour workshop designed to teach people how to tell if a building is unsafe after an earthquake and mitigate hazards in the home. $10 fee, Tuesday Nov. 23, 7 to 9 p.m. Registration required, online at www. nsemo.org or call North Shore Emergency Management Ofﬁce at 604-983-7440. Behind the Scenes at Maplewood Farm: The farm will be offering opportunities to get a behind the scenes look into their operation, Nov. 25 and 27, Jan. 27 and 29, Feb. 24 and 26 and March 24 and 26, 11 a.m.2 p.m. at 405 Seymour River Place, North Vancouver. Activi-
ties will include egg collecting and washing, animal grooming and setting up feed. Fee: $12.50 for a one hour session. Registration required: 604-929-5610 or 604-985-3276 or wellmand@ dnv.org. Book Signing: Utopia will host a salon and book signing with the author of 12 Golden Keys For A New World. Nov. 27, 1 to 5 p.m. at Utopia, 1826 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-9848782. Craft and Bake Sale: St. John’s Church will host a craft and bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 220 West 8th St. Admission is free, lunch is $8. Computers at the Library: North and West Vancouver public libraries offer free ongoing computer classes. For more information, dates and locations, visit www.nvdpl.ca or www.westvanlibrary.ca. — Compiled by Debbie Caldwell and Tessa Holloway
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GEOLOGIST Glenn Woodsworth gives a talk about North Shore mountains at Names from the Summit, a three-part speaker series presented by North Vancouver Museum and Archives at the Community History Centre.
what’s going on From page 36 Yacht Club, 5854 Marine Dr. West Vancouver. Info: Missy, 604-922-9659 or Jan, 604926-1661. Burstin’ with Broadway: Men, do you like singing? You can join this 120-member choir for people of all ages. Practices are held Tuesdays, 7:15 p.m. at the Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-924-1407 or www.burstinwithbroadway. com. Canadian Council for the Blind, North Shore White Cane Club, meets the ﬁrst Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 220 West Eighth St., North Vancouver. Info: Joan at 604-985-2293. Carousel Chorus meets Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Queen Mary Elementary, 230 West Keith Rd., North Vancouver. New members welcome. Info: June, 604-929-1405. Deep Cove Swing Band meets every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at Seycove community school, 1204 Caledonia Ave., North Vancouver and is looking for an experienced bass player and saxophonist, preferably tenor. For more information call Bernie at 604-420-4085. District Dialoguers Toastmasters Club: Improve your speaking skills and gain conﬁdence every Tuesday at noon at the North Vancouver District Hall, 355 West Queens Rd. Guests and new members are welcome. Info: 778-995-5953 or www. districtdialoguers.com. Duplicate Bridge: Every Tues-
day and Thursday, 12:45-4 p.m. in the Cedarview Room at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Drop-in fee: $2. Info: 604-987-7529.
8:30 p.m. at The Summerhill, 135 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Stamp donations are gratefully accepted. Info: John Thomson, 604-9843360.
Euchre: Card tournament, every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 118 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Everyone is welcome. Info: Glen at 604980-0462.
Quay Speakers Toastmasters meets every Tuesday, 5:157 p.m., in Room 280 at 145 Chadwick Court, (next to the SeaBus terminal) North Vancouver. Gain the skills and conﬁdence to become a better communicator. Info: Joyce, 604-980-5644 or www. quayspeakers.com.
Formerly Married Club: A non-proﬁt group who arrange a variety of social activities, is now seeking new members. Meetings are the ﬁrst Tuesday of every month. Info: Joan, 604-987-5906 or David, 604-985-9404 or visit fm.shawwebspace.ca. Kiwanis Club of North Vancouver meets on the ﬁrst and third Tuesday of every month, 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. at the Kiwanis Towers, 170 West Second St., North Vancouver. New members are always welcome. Info: Lyn Spicer, 604-3132594. North Shore Business Club, a non-proﬁt group, meets for breakfast and networking every Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. at the White Spot restaurant at Park & Tilford shopping centre, North Vancouver. Info: 604921-8313 or www.northshore businessclub.com. North Shore Concert Band: A community based concert band, meets Tuesdays, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at the Windsor secondary music room, 931 Broadbent Dr., North Vancouver. New players welcome, some experience is necessary. Info: 604-929-9549 or www.nsbc.com. North Shore Stamp Club: Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 6:30-
Singspiration Singers with Julie Blue meet every Tuesday, 7-10 p.m., and welcome new members. Sing uplifting songs that fuse pop, soul and world. Info and location: 604-9293146 or www.julieblue.com. West Vancouver Rotary Club meets every Tuesday, 6:15 p.m., Taso’s Restaurant, 1337 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: Hanneke, 604-9221217. Prospective members welcome. Whist Card Game: A centuries old card game for men and women, the ﬁrst Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the church basement of St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. Georges St., North Vancouver. Refreshments served. Fee: $3. Info: 604-986-0990 or 604-984-4468. Word Whips: A creative writing workshop for people working on their writing skills, giving participants writing prompts while they compose a piece during a limited time, every second Tuesday of the month, 7-9 p.m. at Starbucks in Indigo Books, 1025 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Info: email@example.com or 778-835-6775. — Compiled by Debbie Caldwell and Tessa Holloway
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New library catalogue allows user reviews THE North Vancouver District Public Library’s new online library cataloguing system went live Tuesday, Nov. 9.
BiblioCommons will allow library users to rate and comment on books and movies, create lists of their favourite authors, genres and interests to share with others, connect with other patrons with similar interests, build networks of their favourite
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PLAYERS with East Van Snipers (left) and the Sun Eagles participate in the North Shore Homelessness Action Week exhibition soccer game at Norseman Field last month.
Gift Wrappers: Volunteers are needed to wrap gifts during a holiday fundraiser for a local charity. Training is provided and shifts are available throughout the holiday season until Dec. 24. Come and meet new people, support a local nonproﬁt and enjoy the festive season.
THE FOLLOWING is a selection of volunteer opportunities from various community organizations, made available through North Shore Community
Skills instructors: Volunteers are needed to provide one-toone or small group instruction for program participants to develop skills and knowledge, in a variety of areas such as arts/ crafts, ﬁtness, sign language, computers and photography. Outdoor enthusiast: Volunteers are needed to remove invasive plants from a 75 acre
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wildlife sanctuary, clean and install nest boxes on site, planting and potting plants, and raking, re-grading and weeding trails. Driver: Volunteers are needed to help pick-up and deliver hot meals to the elderly or people with disabilities around the North Shore. The service assists people to stay independently in their own homes. Pick up is at West Vancouver United Church, or Upper Lonsdale United Church. Volunteers will have a chance to visit and get to know the seniors. If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-9857138. The society is a partner agency of the United Way.
reviewers and explore the new additions to the library. As well, the catalogue keeps all the features of the old one, allowing users to manage their accounts, place holds, renew items and check due dates online. To access the catalogue, visit www.nvdpl.ca and click on “Search the Catalogue,” or access it directly via www.nvdpl.bibliocommons.com.
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Cut the squabbles over toys I was asked the other day if my dogs Zumi and Piper ever ﬁght over things like toys.
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and took on the role of teacher. It was actually I who had to teach them at a young age not to steal the other’s toy when it was being played with My answer was no. peacefully, as that was They don’t ﬁght bullying. Zumi was a with each other at all, consummate bully and about anything, actually. toy stealer. As Piper I know it sounds played peacefully, Zumi Canine Connection would walk right up to like I am always saying my dogs are perfect. him and yank his toy Joan Klucha They’re not — like all out of his mouth. He dogs they have their — being the peaceful moments when I stand Zen-like canine that he in frustration ready to is — simply looked at scream as they have done something her with an expression that seemed to totally dog-like (reading between the say “What did you do that for?” Then he lines you’ll know I mean stupid), when I lay his head between his paws as if he was wasn’t expecting it. For example, they’ll sulking. use the back of the leather couch as a That’s when I would take the toy launching pad to leap head ﬁrst into the from Zumi, give it back to Piper and solid glass window in an attempt to chase tell her to go and lie down on her the neighbour’s cat as it sneaks through bed. She had to learn to be calm and the backyard. submissive when Piper played with his But they are, for most part, great toys. Yet when they were in the same dogs. space together all toys were out and Piper and Zumi were a perfect they where allowed to play with them match for each other since Day 1; they together. This took a bit of monitoring got along like peas and carrots. But on my part to keep things calm but even though they had an immediately within a few weeks they soon learned respectful friendship, they did have to to share toys and space peacefully. The learn that there were rules with which calm, interactive play with all the toys they had to live, especially when it came present prevented them from being to things like their toys and bones. possessive over one toy and having the Zumi has always been a conﬁdent, situation turn into jealous ﬁghting or dominant female dog. When Piper came aggression over toys. along Zumi was a year and a half old This also transferred to bones. When
one is gnawing a bone the other will wait patiently until the other is done. For example, once Piper is done Zumi will calmly come over in a non-threatening manner and take the bone, with no fussing or ﬁghting between them. As youngsters they had moments of typical dog behaviour that included growling or hoarding. That behaviour was met by the toy or bone being taken away immediately and not replaced with anything. They both had to remain calm and submissive on their beds. They also could not go and get another toy to play with. The toy box was completely off-limits. When they both were calm and submissive; looking like they were about to fall asleep (and sometimes they did), the toys or bones would come back out and they were allowed to play with them or gnaw on them as long as they remained on their bed. If they chose to share a bed with their chosen toy or bone they were allowed to do that as long as they were showing respectful and submissive behaviour towards each other. As adults neither of them would consider stealing a toy from another dog while on an outing. They are never allowed to do it with each other inside the home without some consequence or privilege taken away and as a result would never do it outside of the home either. Consistent leadership, boundaries and benevolent limitations started early and followed consistently throughout your dog’s life will give you the dog of your dreams.
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NORTH Vancouver’s Jessica Smith earned her fourth win in as many races this season for the Simon Fraser University cross-country running team at the 2010 Biola University International held in Orange, Calif. Oct. 23.
THE Handsworth Royals senior girls volleyball team showed once again why they are labeled the best in the province as they knocked off Saint Thomas Aquinas to win the North Shore premier league championship in front of a raucous home crowd Nov. 8.
WHAT TO SEE THIS WEEK SOCCER North Shore senior boys championship STA vs. SENTINEL Nov. 15, 3:45 p.m., Sutherland turf FOOTBALL Junior AA playoffs BALLENAS vs. HANDSWORTH Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m., William Grifﬁn Park
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The 3-0 win gave Handsworth, a AAAA team, their fourth straight North Shore title with the last three coming in wins over STA, a smaller AA school. “Even though we won 3-0, STA came out and played really well,” said Handsworth head coach Tom Oxland. “It was really good volleyball.” The match hinged on the second set after the Royals claimed the opener 25-20. STA was in command for much of the second but a late rally from Handsworth ended with the home team stealing a 25-23 victory in the set. “That was pretty huge, to win that one,” said Oxland. “That was clearly a set that they needed to win and we just eked it out right at the end.” Handsworth closed things NEWS photos Cindy Goodman out in the third to claim the North Shore banner with a 25- HANDSWORTH’S Natalie Glover (left) squares off against STA’s Amelia Sponza in the North Shore premier league ﬁnal Nov. 8. Handsworth won 3-0. Visit www. 20, 25-23, 25-17 victory. The win came just two days nsnews.com for more photos of the action as well as video from the match. after Handsworth grabbed another impressive victory in the Red power hitter Shannon Hopkins was pegged Serge Classic tournament hosted by Port as an all-star. Oxland, MVP of the provincial Coquitlam’s Riverside secondary. The championships as a Grade 10 last year, is Royals, ranked No. 1 in the province, thriving in the team’s six-two formation, defeated the second, third, fourth, ﬁfth and a strategy that allows her and fellow setter seventh-ranked teams in AAAA as well as the Danielle Curtis to hit from the right side second-ranked team in AAA to take the title. when they are in the front row. “(Emily) is hitting really well right now,” In the ﬁnal they topped the host school 2-1 said coach Tom. “She’s hitting the ball in a tough best-of-three match. The Royals now head to the Lower hard and also to good spots. In the North Mainland playoffs with hopes of securing Shore ﬁnal it was Emily and Danielle hitting a provincial berth so that they can go after from the right side who did a lot of damage their third-straight provincial title. Their against STA. . . . They’re both playing really performance at the Red Serge bodes well well right now. They both are setting well for a potential provincial three-peat, said and they both are attacking really well.” Oxland. That right side attack makes the Royals “It’s huge. We’ve seen all the top teams hard to defend as big hitters Hopkins and in the province now and we know that we Jenna Vaandering are also pounding away can not just play with them, but beat them. on the left side, said Oxland, adding that We know that we’re right there in terms of the key to the whole system is actually good heading into provincials.” defence and great passing. Grade 11 setter Emily Oxland, coach “We’re playing really good defence. ALL-STAR Emily Oxland sets the Tom’s daughter, was named tournament See Royals page 44 table for the Royals. MVP at the Red Serge while Grade 12
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The senior runner, an Argyle grad, posted a time of 17:39.0 to beat second-place ﬁnisher Kelsey Gasner of Biola University by more than 10 seconds. “(Jessica) just ran away from the ﬁeld today, she looked great,” said head coach Brit Townsend in an SFU release. In the ﬁfth race of the season Smith’s teammate and fellow North Shore racer Helen Crofts kept the SFU winning streak alive with a victory at the 2010 NAIA Association of Independent Institutions championships held Nov. 6 in San Diego. The West Vancouver secondary grad posted a time of 17:39 on the ﬁve-kilometre course, winning by three seconds after a strong ﬁnal kick. Smith’s personal winning streak, however, is still alive as she was held out of the San Diego race with a slight injury. “We wanted to make sure thatJessicaisreadyforNationals, and she wasn’t going to be 100 per cent today, so rather than aggravating her injury we held her out,” said Townsend. “But our team really stepped up . . . Helen did a phenomenal job to earn a victory.” The two North Shore stars will both line up along with their SFU teammates for the NAIA National Championships scheduled for Nov. 20 in Vancouver, Wash. ••• North Vancouver’s Bryn Parry ﬁnished second at the Canadian PGA Assistants’ Championships held last month at Victoria’s Gorge Vale Golf Club. Parry shot a three round score of 12-under par 204 to ﬁnish two strokes behind Mississauga’s Brian McCann. Parry started the ﬁnal round with a two-shot lead and played See Parry page 43
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GREGORY Pratt (left) Vince Choi and Eli Matsell of the Handsworth junior football team converge on Rick Hansen secondary ballcarrier Brandon Ho in a playoff game Nov. 10 at William Grifﬁn turf ﬁeld. Handsworth won 24-19, earning themselves a provincial AA quarterﬁnal matchup against Ballenas secondary Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at William Grifﬁn. Windsor was knocked out with a 34-20 loss to Robert Bateman secondary.
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The scoop: Collingwood’s Grace Thompson took the competition by storm at the North Shore cross-country running zone meet held at Don Ross secondary in Squamish. Grace stayed with the pack for the first five kilometres of the race and broke away with one km to go to take first place. This was Grace’s first year competing in high school meets, and she is the first Grade 8 girl in 15 years to win the open division race. At the provincial championships held Nov. 6 in Vicotria Grace finished 97th out of 280 racers, competing against runners up to four years older than her.
The scoop: Devin has consistently improved every year throughout his five years running high school cross-country for Argyle and the Hershey Harriers Athletic Club. This season proved to be his most successful as he emerged as the leader on the North Shore, winning four out of five races, including a first place finish at the North Shore zone finals. Devin was the top North Shore finisher at the high school provincial championships, finishing 21st out of 269 runners. His coaches say Devin is a team player and leader on both his school and club team who strives to improve every year and every race.
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Turf title SENTINEL’S Zoe Richards (left) battles Emily Martin of the Handsworth Gold team in the North Shore junior championship ﬁeld hockey game Nov. 8 at William Grifﬁn. Handsworth overcame a stellar performance from Sentinel goalie Rachel Rafford with Nina Tajbakhsh scoring the game’s only goal to give the Royals a 1-0 win.
Royals ranked No. 1 in B.C. From page 42
Teams get frustrated — they think sometimes they have to do something special to get a point,” said Oxland. “If our serve reception is good, our setting is as good as anybody in the province. As long as we make the ﬁrst pass well, we know that the second pass is going to be good. . . . In volleyball if you can be sure of making the ﬁrst two passes crisp then you’re going to have a good attack. If you can just do that consistently over the length of a three- or ﬁve-set match, you’re going to do well.” Leading the way on defence is Grade 12 libero Emily Franklin, one of the team’s co-captains. “Emily Franklin has been just great,” said Oxland. “When one talks about our ball control and our defence being so good . . . it all starts with the libero. That’s the person who’s out there passing more balls and playing more defence against the other team than anybody. She’s sort of our general on defence.” With an undefeated season on the North Shore under their belts the Royals are now setting their sights on winning their third consecutive provincial title. While most sports don’t see those kinds of dynasties at the high school level, volleyball is a game that particularly favours experienced and conﬁdent teams, said Oxland. “The hardest one was the ﬁrst one for us, for sure. It’s a very long tournament. It’s three days —
the ﬁrst day is pool play, and then you have to win four straight best of ﬁve matches. It’s an endurance contest but it’s also mentally fatiguing, beyond just physically. There is this mental thing, especially in volleyball, we’re you need to continually stay positive and just try to step it up.” Before Handsworth won its ﬁrst title Semiahmoo secondary claimed three straight championships. In 2008 the Royals actually ended Semiahmoo’s bid for a fourth title in the championship game. “Knowing what it takes to do it is what I think is the reason that you see some of those repeat champions. Having said that, you have to have the right makeup of a team, you have to have some good fortune along the way, you have to stay injury-free,” said Oxland. “The fact that many of our kids have been there before really bodes well for us. It’s not like they get all freaked out by having a big crowd — whenever we play STA we seem to have a big crowd.” The Royals aren’t the only North Shore team looking to repeat — STA, led by all-star hitter Katie Crawford, will be looking to claim their second straight provincial AA title. The Fighting Saints, currently ranked No. 2 in AA, also won the Catholic schools provincial championships in October. Lower Mainland playoffs begin next week with provincial championships at all levels scheduled for Dec. 1-4.
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ELLIS - Gladys Margaret June 15, 1927- October 29, 2010 Born in Vancouver to Lucy Kate and John Edward Bell, passed away peacefully in Evergreen Center (Lions Gate Hospital) at the age of 83. She is lovingly remembered by her 2 sons, Norman (Pat) and John (June) and her 3 grand children Jana, Mark and Scott. She was predeceased by her husband, confidant, partner and love of her life, Dr. John Ellis (SFU) in 2008. Glady graduated from Lord Bing High School in 1945 as a beautiful, spirited, musical and athletic young woman, ready for the challenges of the world. She taught primary grades until she married John (a principal) and devoted her life to creating a family. Her family was so precious to her. Gladys kept active in St Catherine’s Guild and established so many enduring friendships there. Upon meeting her, one would never know that Glady had been stricken with Crohn’s disease at the age of 25. Many of the experimental treatments that kept her alive, paved the way for more sophisticated and less invasive treatments of this devastating disease. A service will be held at St Catherine’s Church on Friday November 19 at 1:00 with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Glady’s name to the CH.I.L.D. foundation. Family and friends carry the memory of Gladys love and indomitable spirit. We miss you mom.
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Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to fill various Laboratory Assistant positions in Vancouver. Must be able to handle up to 40 lbs as some heavy manual labor may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Starting wage of approximately $12 (combination of base hourly rate and daily production bonus). Detailed descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website:
Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by email as instructed on the website. NORTH SHORE Training Company seeks Operations Assistant. Responsibilities include assembling, packing and shipping training materials, as well as researching, ordering, and managing supplies and inventory. Occasional heavy lifting required. Must have driver’s license, good communication skills, and experience with Windows and MS Office. Must be willing to occasionally perform errands and cleaning tasks. Punctuality and meeting deadlines together with positive and friendly attitude are essential. Start date early to midDecember. Reply to email@example.com with resume and salary expectations.
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Park Royal Shopping Centre is currently seeking an Executive Assistant to support the Vice President, Shopping Centres. As a senior administrative professional, you will perform administrative, research, planning, management and public relations tasks required to assist the VP and other senior management staff. Given the diversity of the role, flexibility and adaptability are essential, as is the ability to make sound decisions, communicate in a timely manner, and be relied upon to maintain utmost confidentiality of information. As a senior administrator, you will mentor the support team and manage the planning of meetings, events and respond to requests and situations as they arise. Entrepreneurial by nature, you thrive in a constantly changing environment, have strong communication and organizational skills, and have. With a minimum seven years of experience in a similar role, supporting the activities of senior management, you are highly skilled with all PC applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet. Experience in property management would be an asset. For more information, please call Dawn Bergot at 604.985.5072. Please apply online at www.centrepointcareer.com ; click on Centrepoint Search, then Career Opportunities. Applications will be considered as they are received, and we will acknowledge all those who express interest.
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The Salmon House is a world renowned premier seafood restaurant looking for a qualified Lunch Floor Supervisor 5 shifts per week (includes Saturday & Sunday Brunch). This key position will be responsible for staffing, customer service and developing and maintaining strong customer relations and building our Lunch/Brunch business. We have a strong dedicated team at The Salmon House and we invite you to join us. Email or fax RESUME firstname.lastname@example.org (604) 540-1949
FULL-TIME LIVE-IN assistance required for single senior lady. Previous experience and valid BC driver’s license are a plus. Good English and communications skills are an asset. Light house keeping, cooking and planning activities required. Salary $1600 a month, plus room and board. Please forward resumes to email@example.com
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Applicant Contact K&J Stobbs (Current Owners) Paul Warburton – Noort Homes 7857 6th St., Burnaby, BC V3N 3N4 Tel: 604-526-3604 firstname.lastname@example.org
City of North Vancouver Chris Wikinson, Planning Technician Community Development Department 141 W. 14th Street North Vancouver, BC V7M 1H9 Tel: 604-990-4206 CWilkinson@cnv.org
Aries March 21 - April 19: Your last week of mystery, Aries – and of chances to benefit from others’ largesse or deep pockets. Here are some keywords for action within this arena: Invest, capitulate, confess, fix health, rest Sunday to Tuesday dawn. Ignore an acquaintance’s advice! Pay, buy, sell, “stamp” agreements, embrace or make peace with someone, inventory your possessions Friday/Saturday. Governments, courts, institutions, lawyers, travel matters, publishers, head office, partners, antagonists, mate, public, opportunities, agreements – all these, indecisive or inactive in recent months, finally march forward. Taurus April 20-May 20: Relationships remain important. Study opportunities, agreements, relocation prospects, competition and whether you should join ‘em or ﬁght ‘em. But don’t study too long – act soon – or immediately (Monday daytime, Wednesday eve, dawn Thursday right through Saturday). Recent delays in work, employment, machinery and health zones end Thursday. Longer delays (since July) also end, in social, planning, sexual, investment, ﬁnancial and lifestyle zones. Get going – reach out! Happiness, ﬂirtation, social delights, even love arrive Sunday/Monday. Rest midweek. You shine Friday/Saturday! Gemini May 21-June 20: Your last week of work and drudgery, Gemini. Soon, new horizons will arrive! Meanwhile, tackle chores. Buy or repair machinery, vehicles. Adjust diet, nutrition, health regimens. Your career is highlighted Sunday to Tuesday dawn. Be ambitious – you could net a promotion; VIPs, bosses or parents will approve of or aid your projects, proposals. Optimism, friendship, entertainment enter Tuesday p.m. through Thursday: avoid intellectual or ethical disputes at work. Rest, retreat Friday/Saturday. Four months of delays end in negotiations, partnerships, relocation, career and “judgment.”
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Current owners K & J Stobbs and Noort Homes invites interested members of the public to attend the Development Information Open House for an early opportunity to review the proposal and offer comments. The application requests to rezone & subdivide the lot into two equal lots to accommodate one new single unit dwelling with accessory secondary suite per lot. Two enclosed and one unenclosed parking stall would be provided for a total of three parking stalls per lot.
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Cancer June 21-July 22: You start this romantic week Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Continue to chase money, earn it, with mellow wisdom, Cancer. After this, romance dies down use it, spend it. Machinery, tools, vehicles are a great buy brieﬂy, then will return again by month’s end, into January Monday (AFTER dawn). In Seymour Narrows, B.C., there – but in that next phase it will be more volatile, demand used to be a huge underwater hazard called “Ripple Rock” more critical choices. So enjoy this pleasure-ﬁlled, non- that caused wrecks for 250 years, and prevented efﬁcient pressure week! (You might be dealing with creative projects, ferry trafﬁc. Finally, in 1958, the government blew it up. Your vacation, charming kids, beauty, hobbies, sports, rather relationships might hold such a deep, hidden rock. Pluto’s than romance.) A legal, media, educational or travel solution down there now (2008 to 2024) trying to eradicate it. It’s arrives Monday, especially if you chase it. Buy tickets. Be “there” Tuesday night – but not Wednesday/Thursday, when ambitious Wednesday/Thursday. Happiness, wish fulﬁlment love and partnership opportunities soar! Work, ﬁnancial, arrive Friday/Saturday! sexual and intimate delays end. Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your energy, charisma and Leo July 23-Aug. 22: Four-month delays in big ﬁnancial Scorpio areas (investments, debts, mortgages, other people’s money, effectiveness remain high – and this lucky week speeds you business funding) and in sex, intimate commitments, lifestyle toward your goals! Start major projects, seek attention, ask changes, research and deep health (e.g., surgery) end now. favours, display your talents. Delays that have frustrated you Shorter and less important delays in mail, communications, for months in creative, speculative, romantic zones – and telephone installation, career projects, travel and paperwork shorter delays in partnership, relocation and/or government(especially re: property) end now. Push forward to end things related zones – all end now. You ride a winning streak Sunday and to plant a new life. Seek funding, suggest settlements, to Tuesday – romance, speculation, creativity, all reward. Take let go of one lifestyle and grasp another, especially Monday. a risk! Tackle work mid-week. You’ll succeed. Relationships Legal, travel, love and intellectual affairs succeed Wednesday/ confront you Friday/Saturday – smooth co-operation, money Thursday. agreements prevail. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: An easy, enjoyable week, Virgo. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: This is your last week of The general accent lies on communications, paperwork, seclusion, Sage. Rest deeply, as next week you’ll burst into travel, errands and details. Long delays end in relationships new projects, situations and hopes. The more you rest now, and opportunities – the best, luckiest, appear Monday to pre- the more energy you’ll have then – and the more chores and dawn Tuesday, and Thursday. (If they don’t appear, create obligations you clear away now, the lighter and more free and chase them!) One opportunity might entail abandoning you’ll be – when it counts. This is a great week, considering. a job. Life’s depths ﬂow in Tuesday p.m. through Thursday: Everything revolves around your domestic situation Sunday a relationship becomes intimate, you follow opportunity with to Tuesday: Monday holds property, security luck. Romantic commitment, money or a promise. Revealing facts surface. notions tease and please mid-week. You might make a (Especially if you turn over a rock or two.) Wisdom,Ads gentle “backyard” friend. Work, health Friday/Saturday. Personal, continued love arrive Friday/Saturday. on next domestic page and social delays end.
Nov. 14 - 20 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: The accent remains on wish fulﬁlment, popularity, social delights, light romance and entertainment. You feel optimistic about your future; this is a great week to make plans. Do errands, paperwork, communicate and travel Sunday to Monday. Monday to Thursday favours communications about money – and money information. Read, ask questions, follow your curiosity. Past frustrating delays end in all these areas (especially in obtaining information, especially from government and large corporations). Home, midweek. Romance, pleasure, creative surges Friday/Saturday – take a chance! Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: You’re still in a general ambition cycle, for another eight days. Act early – Sunday to Tuesday favour chasing money, seeking a pay raise, cultivating new clients, etc. Monday’s best. Communications, errands, details, travel, casual acquaintances stymie you Tuesday, but they bring interest, happy social interludes (Wednesday) and some intriguing money ideas (Thursday). This week ends a four-month delay in earnings, purchasing power, and dealing with possessions. Beware a bit of deception from higher-ups midweek. Head home Friday/Saturday for a rejuvenating rest – excitement’s coming! Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Love, understanding, higher learning, far travel, publishing, religion, cultural involvements – these are still your main theme. Your energy and magnetism surge upward Sunday to Tuesday – and your luck soars Monday. Take advantage, get something done, propose, impress someone! Chase money Tuesday eve to Thursday – your idea factory might be a little wobbly, but your practical instincts are right, especially Wednesday. This week ends four months of delay in your ambitions. A lot of that delay emerged from your own indecision: that ends too. Light friends, heavy info, Saturday. firstname.lastname@example.org • Reading: 416-686-5014
A48 – North Shore News – Sunday, November 14, 2010
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MOVE-IN BONUS INTERNATIONAL PLAZA 1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER
Bach, 1 Bdrm & 2 Bdrm, 2 Baths
Furnished suites also avail. City & Mtn. Views. Includes heat & hot water. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna & tennis courts on site. Security & video monitoring. On major bus route.
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GREAT LOCATION! 145 West Keith Road.
Bach $925, 1 BR $1115, 2 BR $1500 Avail Now & Dec 1. Ocean view. indoor pool. Concrete bldg. Ht & H/W incls.
LE CHATEAU, 1110 E 27th, Lynn Valley 1, 2 Br large starting @ $950. np, ns, 604-980-9219 LIONS APTS, 2 BR w/d, d/w, patio, $1600. Dec 1, lease $300 Move-in Allowance 604-986-3866
1 BR, 560sf, lower Lonsdale, gas fp, wd, granite, stainless appls, gas stove, new hardwood, ac, ug prkg, balc. pool & gym, $1250, ns, np, avail Dec 1, 778-928-0839
LOWER LONSDALE, 1 BR at Sky, w/d, f/p, avail now $1350 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
1 BR $950, Dec 1st, top fl, 1 blk to Lonsdale, incl heat/hw. Reno’d. 140 W.17th. 990-8262/ 985-1658
LOWER LONSDALE, 4plex, city view, fp, covered prkg, share wd, hydro incl, 2 BR lower $1050, Dec 1, 604-764-2612, 604-649-3123
1 BR, large, $890, hardwood, hot water heat, Adult oriented, ns, np, avail Dec 1. 604-202-3458
MARK LOMA APTS - 144 E. 19th St. - 2 bdrm $1325 Weekdays 604-990-2971
1 Br, Large, from $850 heat incl. quiet. drapes. gated or free prkg, no pets, 1 yr lease. 310 E 2nd, 604-904-0956
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS. 2 BR avail Dec 1, 4 BR, 2 bath, Nov 15 or Dec 1... 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
1 BR, large Lower Lonsdale, hardwood, prkg, $950 incl utils, ns np, Dec 1 or later, 604-986-1235
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1 BR, W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pets, avail Dec. refs req 604-738-7430..604-960-0452 1 Br $980 2 Br $1180 Heat & hw incl. no pets, no smoking, 130 W 5th St. av. Dec. 1, 604-987-2761
158 W. 13th St. 908-7368. 2 BR, 2 bth, prkg, small pet ok, lease, heat, h/w incls. $1800. 2 BR. 1 & 2 bath, avail now or Nov 1. 1 yr lease, 125 West 19th, no pets, Please call 778-554-0537 2 br a corner suite, top flr of very quiet 3 story walk up, E. 15th St. high vaulted ceilings, large private balcony, sunny, south facing, new windows, dw, new carpet, venetian blinds, free laundry facilities. ns, np Dec. 1, $1200, 604-830-0857 Leave msg.
As new 1 BR. Will be available long term. Air conditioned. Lease and excellent references a must. Al Dodimead, ACD Realty 604 521-0311 view this & other properties @ www.acdrealty.com PENTHOUSE 175 West 2 St, N. Van 1481 sq ft with floor to ceiling windows. Master br w en suite 4 piece bath & walk-in closet. Guest Br w 3 peice bath. Separate den. Designer kitch w S/S appl. H/wd flrs & gas fireplace in living & dining areas. Laundry & storage en suite. Priv 12x17 roof-top patio w fireplace. 2 Dbl Secured prkg stalls next to elevator. Private gym. Fantastic views. Walk to Sea Bus. Avail now for 1-3 yrs. To view call 604-319-3333 or view online at www.obeo.com/636708
2 BR, approx 1100sf, Nr Cap Univ incld heat & hw, 1 prkg, immed, ns, np, $1300, 604-921-4384
Parkridge PLace..604-984-7513 1 Br mtn view, $930 incl heat/hw, ns, np. yr lease. 120 E Keith Rd.
2 BR central Lonsdale, quiet bldg. suit quiet person(s), np, ns, avail Dec 1, $1300, 604-320-9238
TUCKTON PLACE 1520 Chesterfield Rd. NV 2 bdrm $1375 No pets. Call 604-
2BD+DEN/2BA, VISTA Place, Over 1000 sq ft. SW facing fabulous view, soaker tub, stainless steel appl, huge balcony, 1 parking and storage. Pet ok w/deposit. December 1st. 778-968-4464 2Br large, south view $1025, new carpets, gated prkg. quiet, drapes no pets, heat incl. nr seabus, 1 yr lease, 163 W 5th. 604-980-7501 3 BR, 120 West 19 Nov 1. approx 1200sf, hardwood, heat/hw incl, 1 yr lease, np $1800. 604-687-1686 BACH $675, Dec. 1, reno balc 18/Lonsdale carpet, incl heat/ hw, 1 yr lease. np, ns, 604-988-4692 BACH avail Dec 1, $875, 1 BR $1095. avail Nov 15, 2 BR $1595 avail Dec 1; all ocean view, renovated, dw, ns, cat ok, lower Lonsdale, 604-988-1939 BACH central Lonsdale, ground flr. hardwood, patio, bright, ns, np, $731, avail now, 604-971-2534 Beautiful Large Suites 1 BR $925, Dec 1. 2 BR from $1295, now or Dec 1. $300 Movein Allowance 2 BR only. Heat, h/w, prkg. Lease 604-986-3866
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WOODCROFT: 1 & 2 BR. avail 1 year. lease. ns, np. Utils. incld. COLLIERS - 604-926-2012 WOODCROFT 1 BR new carpet, paint. incl all utils, prkg, security, gym + pool $950 604-813-7312
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1 BDRM $1400, great location in heart of Ambleside. n/s, no pets. Available Immed. 604-926-1010 Bonavista Mgt.
1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA 2 BR - Avail Now & Dec 1 Starting at $1750. Fully Reno’d, granite countertops, Breathtaking Mnt & ocean view, new appls, d/w, new kitchen & bath rm cabinets, 2 balc, 1.5 baths, HW floors, Walk to shops & restaurants. Steps to Seawall, transit & beaches. Sorry, no pets. 1 yr lse. Call 604-922-4724 to view.
Chesterfield/W15, 1br, fp, incld heat hw, cable, 1 yr lease, no pets, $850up, 604-987-9899 DELBROOK GARDENS 2 BR $1540 Wdays 604-990-2971 Weekends 604-985-2876
Luxury Over The Seawall! Bach Dec 1, pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Av. 604-926-6287
WESTWIND APTS, 2025 Bellevue, 1 Br, ocean view, cat OK, senior discount. 604-913-0734
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West Van Apt. Rentals
AMBLESIDE TOWER Studio & 1 BR avail. Excellent views, rents incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms on premises. Walk to beach & shops. 1552 Esquimalt 604-922-8443
1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br Move-in Bonus, Fitness rm, out door pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall, 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. 604-922-4322
Park Royal Towers Completely Renovated
1 & 2 Bdrm Suites 1BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq. ft.)
Spectacular Views, Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Pool Rent includes all utilities.
604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive
WATERFRONT LUXURY The Pink Palace on the Seawall 2 & 3 br, 2 bath spacious Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, small pets allowed, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
Waterfront - Seawalk Dundarave Seastrand bldg, Large bach, new bath & kitchen, 180° view, glass in solar, nr shops & all amen, immed. $1200 incl pool, heat, cable. 604-727-4567 WHITEHALL APT’S - 1640 Esquimalt Ave - 1 BR $985M-F 604-990-2971 wkends 985-2876
Duplexes - Rent
3 BR, in duplex, bright, 1.5 bath, 2 levels, 16 & St. Andrews. $1650 incl utils, fp, wd, prkg, ns, np, avail Nov 15 or Dec 1, 604-222-4778
Houses - Rent
6 BR+. Upper Brit. Prop, spectac 180° view, large decks, pool, gym hottub, fully furnished $5900 neg 604-913-1115..778-926-7711
A SHORT STAY Renos, family, execs, long term. 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com GOOD RATES, Executive Suites & Houses. Short-term. EAGLES NEST - call Eve 604-921-8174 HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com QUALITY SHORT TERM 1 - 2 BR mtn/city view suites www.lionsgatesuites.com
DUNDARAVE seaview office, 2nd flr, by IGA, $450/mth. 604-327-4293 or 604-714-4797
2 BDRM COZY COTTAGE with bsmt, Gleneagles, West Van, f/p, $1990, Immed. 604-925-1728
N. VAN 100 sf 2nd flr office, 1000 Roosevelt Cres, $445 incl hydro, gas & hst Mike 604-929-4188
2 BR +den up, 2 br+ mud room down, 2 bath, 1.5 kitchen, 2322sf, 29th & Lonsdale, renod, ns, np now. $1900+utils, 604-728-7437
WEST VAN - RETAIL Marine Dr - sunny side Ambleside stores. 604-836-2494
2 BR up, 2 br down, 2 bath, w/d, garage, nr hospice/shops. $2100. Avail Dec 1st. 604-987-4996
3 BR , 2 bath, fp + 1br & living rm, bath, family rm $2,600 +utils np.Upper Lonsdale 604-986-7452
3 BR +den, 1 Ba, Norgate rancher large lot, dbl carport, $1975. 1526 Sowden St. now, 604-725-6462 3 BR +den, W. Van. cottage style, 2.5 baths, garage, 1 yr lease.avail Dec 1, ns, np, $2600, To view Barb Phillips Ascent Real Estate Mngt. 604-780-9334 3 BR, new reno, Central Lonsdale 2 bth, quiet area, lrg deck & yard $2500 avail now 604-922-4344 3br+den Caulfeild Vlge 2.5bath, quiet, garage, cul-de-sac, $3500+ np, Lighthouse 604-551-1409 7 BR, 5 bath (), upper Lonsdale, executive 4500sf, $4000, avail immed, 604-716-2256 CANYON HEIGHTS, 3 bdrm, 2 ½ baths, 2300 sq. ft., modern, attractive, architect designed w/solarium, skylights, all new appliances, fireplace, all new hardwood, fully fenced low maintenance yard. Near parks, bus, schools, stores. $2,500. Avail Dec. 604-685-1900 (weekdays) 604-922-3060 (eves/ weekends).
CAPILANO HIGHLANDS area 3 bdrm, 2 baths, 1400 sq. ft., attractive, all hardwood, granite countertops throughout, new appliances, fully fenced, near parks, bus, schools, stores. $2100 Avail Dec. 604-685-1900 (weekdays) 604-922-3060 (eves/ weekends).
CAPILANO RIVER 3 BR, 3 bath, new reno, dbl garage, 2 fp $2750 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net CAULFEILD EXEC 3 br & family & den. 4992 Pinetree Cres. Incl gourmet kitchen, 1 br inlaw, dbl garage, fab views, Dec 1. $4500 unfurn or $5000 furn. C21 Prudential. 604-232-3039 DEC 1 Newly renovated 4bdrm 11/2 bath uppr flr,5 appl, garage, deck, $2250/mth+60%util. n/s. pets considered. 604-880-0161
DEEP COVE view 604-929-5191 - 1 BR f/p, lrg lot, hardwood $1450 - 3 BR f/p, carport, shed $2050
1 BR +den, new reno, garden apt N Van. utils/cable incl, $1250, short or long term. 604-990-0903
3 BR, 2 bath, Upper Lonsdale, panoramic view, 2 lvl, Dec 1st ns np, $3750 1 yr lse. 604-351-4121
EDGEMONT, RANCHER 3 BR, 1 bath, fp, hardwood w/d $2200. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net ★RENT TO OWN! ★ If you have a small down payment, I have a nice home for you! Less then perfect credit OK. Call Kim 604-628-6598 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49x171’ lot, excellent investment property in heart of town..... $888/M SURREY- 6297 134 St. Solid 7 Bdrm HOUSE w/3 bdrm suite on 1/4 acre lot with views... $1,688/M
WHITE ROCK - 15532 Madrona Dr 3 bdrm, HOUSE, quiet st, huge yard, dble garage, 2 yr old roof....$1,388/M Call (604)812-3718 or (604)786-4663
WEST VAN, Caulfeild: 5 BR, 3000sf, 2.5 baths, gas f/p, carport, lots of prkg, lrg sundeck with great view, nr schl/bus, $2700/mo + utils, avail Now , 778-688-2594
2 BR faces south, now, quiet bldg Bellevue Ave. Rent incl heat, hw, basic cable & prkg, 604-926-1691
1 bdrm- $1,025-$1250 Spacious, pool, storage, heat & hw, dw, quiet,
concrete, by shops, Cat Ok
604-630-3300 • www.househunting.ca Call or visit us online today to discover the latest listings in your favorite neighbourhoods!
1 BDRM, Ambleside 900 sf, completely reno’d, w/d, steps to W.V. comm ctr, N/S, 1 covered parking spot. $1500 incl utils, Avail immed.
Call Paul 604-250-1333
1 BR, $875 Lynn Valley, nr bus, suits 1 Only, prkg, garden entry, fp, ns, np, Immed. 604-988-3392
1 BR bsmt, funky in gorgeous heritage house, 2 blks from Lynn Valley Mall, ns $800, Dec 1, Deb 1-780-820-0163 or 780-883-0858
AMBLESIDE LOCATION approx 700 sqft, ideal for dry storage, monthly $500/mth 604-725-2280 AVAIL NOW! Lower Lonsdale storage space, 600sf, electricity $450, also 900sf. with large loading doors, high ceilings, lane access. $900. 604-983-9493
ofﬁce/retail suites & partial houses
1 BR bsmt ste Central Lonsdale, 4 appls, Dec 1. $650 np 604-561-8727 1 BR bsmt suite. Comfortable, furnished, w/private bath, f/p, and plenty of storage. Shrd kitchen. Great Neighbourhood, near the water. $750/mo. utilities included. Free cable/ internet. Arlene 604-910-3270 Don’t miss out! 1 BR+, cute, large, exc location Garden & Marine, $750 all incls. cat ok, Dec. 1, 604-984-7168 1 BR, garden level, polished & stamp heated concrete flrs. own alarm & wd, $999. 604-338-2402 1 BR LRG grnd flr Upper Lynn Valley priv entry, very clean, bright, nr trails, bus route, gas f/p, own ldry, d/w, n/p, n/s, $900 +% utils. Nov 15/Dec 1 778-772-9355
To advertise in Rentals call 604-630-3300
1 BR suite new Deep Cove, now, almost waterfront. ns np, garden, $950incl utils, 604-929-5336
800 SQ ft furnished room with ensuite, in beautiful new home nr Park Royal. $975. 604-925-0368
1 BR Private Garden Level Suite, Lower Delbrook $1100 all included Dec 1st call 604 329 0696
1BR + lrg Den & deck, 2 lvl, nr Lynn Valley mall, ns, sm pet ok, $1125+ util, 604-986-6062 2 BR 1.5 bath, main flr, off Lons, near Queens, bright, new paint, 4appl, deck $1150 n/p 928-5350 2 br, 2 bath, executive ste, view, $1650 ALSO 1 BR $850 Deep Cove VIEW deck new reno character grd lvl, ns np 604-929-2435 2 BR, bright, clean, wd & priv entr Lynn Valley, $1300 incl utils,cbl, ns, np,immed. 604-340-9893 2 BR bright ground level, fp, dw, share wd, Lynn Valley, new paint & clean, Dec 1. 778-846-0070 2 BR bsmt, bright, wd, dw, ns, Ambleside, Park Royal, Bus, Cat OK, $1295incl utils 778-848-2747 2 BR bsmt ste, Lynn Valley, wd, np, ns, suit 1 or 2 prof. Dec 1. $1350 incl utils/cbl 778-338-3230 2 BR, grnd lvl, Lynn Valley, n/s, n/p. w/d, nr amens, avail now $1,000 + 40% utils. 778-737-9965 2 BR main level, Lynn Valley, bright large, new reno, f/p, wood flrs, insuite w/d, d/w, storage, yard, 2 private entrances, on bus route, ns, pet neg, Dec 1. $1550 incl utils. Chris 604-657-6446 2 ROOM ste, 1 br, priv ent, full bath, fridge, ldry, priv home, prkg, ns, np, $625.Now 604-813-7312 2BR BSMT, garden, new reno h/w flr, Alarm, Lrg Yard, $1200. Pet ok. ns 778-999-9087
Sunday, November 14, 2010 – North Shore News – A49
RENTALS AUTOMOTIVE 6602
3 BR, main fl, hw, dw, Lynn Valley close to school, bus, shopping, $1600 + 2/3 Utils Avail Dec 1st Call Jake 604-808-1879
2007 CHEV Aveo, only 14,000 kms, 4 dr 5 spd, fully warranted, 1 older driver $6300. 604-926-8400
3 BR, main flr. 1500sf, upper Lonsdale, yards, avail Dec 15 or Jan. 1, $1900+60%utils, ns, np, 604-984-8145 or 778-229-1817 3 BR Seymour, bright main flr, 1.5 bath, hardwood, fp, dw, carport, deck, shed, $1880, 604-913-3109 3 BR top flr. 1.5 bath, dw, 1200sf upper Lonsdale, bright, garage ns np, $1950 Dec 15. 604-723-3313 3 BR Upper flr, Central Lonsdale, ns/np, shrd ldry, fenced yard, $1550+2/3 utils. 604-988-9934
3 BDRM townhome, 1600 sf, gas f/p, all appls incld. 2 1/2 bath; carport. Large kitchen, family room. Living & dining room. Convenient access to schools, transp, shops, Rec Center. $2,150 plus 2/3 utils, avail now. 604-787-0505
2008 CHEVY IMPALA LS 26K kms, Show rm cond, metallic coffee ext $16,500. 604.220.4144
2000 CADILLAC Catera Sport, auto, full load, 155k, runs excellent, $4700 604-868-2149
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2000 BUELL LIGHTNING 1200 by Harley Davidson
3 Br $1750, 1314sf. Townhouse Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, playground, priv. yard, drapes, heat & prkg, incld. dw, 1 year lease. no pets, 1228 Emery Pl., nr Lynn Valley Mall. 604-987- 4922 3 BR, 2.5 bath, double garage, gas f/p, near LGH, n/p, $1925, avail Dec 1, 604-987-9667 3 BR, large, nr Edgemont, 2 level, deck by stream, 1.5bath, 5appl, fp ns, cat ok $1895, 604-922-9400
FURNISHED ONE BDRM townhouse on SEASIDE walk, False Creek, Granville Isld. $1500/mon Dec 1st. Min rental period 2 mon. max 6 months. 604-736-7291
MOVE IN ALLOWANCE 1915 Cedar Village Cres, 2 BR & 3 BR, 5 appls, 1.5 bath, 1 year lease, NP/NS. Rent starts at $1435. For viewing call 604-986-0511
All black. Perfect running condition. Only 10,500 original km. One of the last motors built by John Andres of JARZ Performance. Super fast and super fun! $6000 obo. Call 604.316.4342.
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Pays $150 minimum Noma 728 W.14th St, 908-7368. 3 level, 3 BR, 2.5 baths, 2 prkg, roof deck, lease, $2250.
TWIN LAKES ESTATES Private and luxurious 3 bdrm t/h, set amidst 10 acres of abundant evergreen woods and mountains, with 2 lakes & a stream, only 20 mins to d/town. A beautiful balance of unspoiled nature with the convenience of a fully modern t/home. $2,200.00 ($2,250 with pet) incl heat, hot water,cable, 2 prkg stalls. Pls call Daniel &Gloria btwn 11am-7pm at 604- 988-1838
NVAN 103-130 Pemberton Ave, 3700sf, W/H with a/c office, lrg O/H door, 200 amp, 3 phase, fenced yd, great exposure, avail soon, 604 929-9493, www.westrockproperty.com
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1998 TOYOTA 4Runner Limited. Fully loaded. Excellent shape. Lady driven. All service right up to date. Call Sandy 604-988-2752.
Sports & Imports
1992 MAZDA PROTEGE 4Dr, Sun rf, Air Cared, fair cond, $650 obo, call Daivd 604-512-7471 2005 MAZDA 3 GS, auto, sedan, gray, great cond a/c, loaded $11,000. Call 604-990-5687
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2003 Mercedes Benz ML500 SUV, auto/Tiptronic, local, sunroof, CD, only 48k from new, spotless. $19,850 2003 Lexus RX300 SUV, auto, local, leather, sunroof, CD, new tires, only 58k, spotless. $19,850 2000 Jaguar XK8 Convertible, auto, local, only 57k, spotless. $19,850
22008 LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER SPORT Supercharged, C1156 $63,999
2010 KIA SOUL Pwr group, a/c, only 23,000kms, was $20,995 NOW $20,530
2010 VOLVO C30 C1121 $23,799
2010 HYUNDAI GENISIS 3.8 GT COUPE 5spd, leather, sunroof. Was $37,956 NOW $32,900
2009 TOYOTA TUNDRA White, double cab, SR5, 4x4, only 26,100km, U5603 SALE PRICE $34,995
2009 LEXUS IS 250 Only 9,800kms, smokey granite on black leather, auto, great price $34,990
2005 Mercedes Benz C230 4Dr Kompressor auto, local, alloy wheels, only 70k, spotless $16,850 2004 Mercedes Benz C240 4dr Sedan, auto/tiptronic, local, sunroof, alloy wheels, only 63k, immaculate $15,850
2009 TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID Leather, fully equipped, C1132 $20,900
2010 HYUNDAI ELANTRA SPORT 5spd, sunroof, a/c. Was $22,555 NOW $18,588 OR $149.66 BI-WKLY
2008 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE SPYDER Convertible, black, leather, clean and year round fun, U5576. Was $19,995 MUST GO $17,995!
2008 BMW X5 4.8 Black on black, only 37,000kms $56,990
2009 INFINITI G37S C1143 $39,900
2010 HYUNDAI SANTA FE GL V6, AWD, pwr group, a/c, black on grey $26,900
2007 TOYOTA YARIS SEDAN Grey, auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, only 42,798kms, U5580. Was $13,995 NOW $12,995
2008 BMW X5 4.8 Black on black, only 38,000kms, local, no accidents $56,990
2007 BMW X3 C1119 $30,999
2010 NISSAN CUBE S Cloth, a/c, low kms ONLY $18,530
2007 MERCEDES BENZ B200 White, leather, a/c, fully loaded, only 50,400kms, U5578. Was $21,995 NOW $19,995
2007 NISSAN MURANO SE Only 73,500kms, one owner, local $26,990
2007 BMW 750I Only 60,000kms, C1127 $41,499
2010 HYUNDAI VERACRUZ LTD Demo, bluetooth, DVD, only 14,000kms ONLY $42,300
2007 NISSAN 350Z CONVERT Black on black, 6spd manual, only 47,000kms, beauty, U5526. Was $32,995 CLEARANCE PRICE $28,995
2006 LEXUS GX 470 Black on grey, fully loaded, full service history, great condition $34,990
2007 LEXUS RX400H C1140 $33,999
2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT SPORT Auto, sunroof, alloys, a/c, low kms ONLY $11,950
2006 SMART FOR TWO Grey, one owner, 138,096kms, fully maintained, U101199A. Was 8,995 NOW $6,995
2006 MAZDA MIATA MX5 Convertible, low kms, red, 5spd $21,990
2007 HONDA ACCORD C1151 $20,999
2007 NISSAN MAXIMA Loaded, only 30,000kms PRICED TO SELL $18,500
2004 MAZDA RX8 Black, leather, only 50,300kms, U5579. Was $17,995 NOW $15,995
2004 VOLVO XC90 T6 Very clean, one owner, local, all service history $22,990
2007 VW GTI C1163 $26,999
2007 HYUNDAI SANTA FE GL 3.3L V6, AWD, pwr group, 125,400kms. Was $17,995 NOW $14,990
2003 TOYOTA ECHO AERO EDITION Silver, pwr windows, auto, a/c, only 66,130kms, U101271A SALE PRICE $9,995
2004 PORSCHE CAYANNE S Grey on grey, 22” wheels, great looking SUV $27,990
2006 INFINITI G35 Fully equipped, C1170 $18,999
2007 MAZDA 3 GS SPORT Low kms, a/c, pwr group. Was $18,900. NOW ONLY $18,530
2003 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER Silver, V8, 4x4, loaded, leather, sunroof, auto, climate control, only 108,000kms, clean, U5572 $24,995
2003 MERCEDES BENZ E320 Only 58,500kms, black on tan, very nice $18,990
2006 MERCEDES BENZ ML350 C1144 $30,499
2006 HONDA RIDGELINE Leather, a/c, low kms ONLY $27,930
2000 TOYOTA RAV4 4X4 White, one owner, only 65,000kms, a/c, pwr windows & locks, like new, U101278A SALE PRICE $12,995
2002 CHEV TRAILBLAZER LTZ Fully loaded, one owner, local, no accidents, great condition $13,990
2005 Volvo S60 2.5t All Wheel Drive Sedan, auto, local, leather pwr heated seats, sunroof, only 33k from new, spotless. $19,850 2003 Mercedes Benz SLK 230, pwr steel top convertible, auto/Tiptronic, local, only 85k, immaculate. $16,850
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CARPENTRY, ADDITIONS, decks, 32 yrs exp, licensed. Call Ken, Cell: 604-928-3270 CERTIFIED CARPENTER for all your home repair and renovation projects. No job too small. Seniors discounts. Call Rob at 778 998-6225 TRIM RITE INTERIORS Renos, wood trim install. Over 35 yrs exp. Lloyd 604-788-0947
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ALLIANCE GUTTER cleaning, windows by hand/power washing 15 yrs exp. Call Steven
GUTTER SHUTTER 100% Clog Free, Guaranteed! No Hst till Dec 15. Free Est. 604-736-8791 RITS GUTTER CLEANING & repairs, window cleaning & light installations Call 604-897-7487 True Gutters & Exteriors Cleaning, Repairs & Installs Insured • Warranty • 20 yrs exp Free Estimates 604-544-5080
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Specializing in Small Jobs
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ABLE RENOVATIONS All home repairs & renos, large & small, North Shore only 604 319-2677
NORTH SHORE GUTTERS
Complete Home Maint./Repairs Certiﬁed Trained Pros. For that small job. Rates you can afford. RJR Small Projects Division Part of RJR group
604-202-6118 A-1 JOB by Arms and Minds
Renos Carpentry cabinet, drs, laminate, tiles, drywall, paint 761-7745
Lawn & Garden
Local North Shore TOTAL YARD MAINT ★ FALL CLEANUPS ★ ■ HEDGES & TREES ■ PRUNING ■ Dumping & Yrd Clean
George’s cell 604-317-3552
Oil Tank Removal
QUALITY PLUS, Kitchen, bath, sm / large renos, carpentry, tiles, electrical. Victor.. 604-889-2508
CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101 DD HAUL & DELIVERY Service delivered with pride. Loads from $30 each. David 604-512-7471
PRO GAS LTD Furnaces, boilers, gas fitting. Service & installation. 604-925-1341 www.progas.ca
Counter Tops, Custom Cabinets & Refacing NO HST til end of Dec • In business 50 years
604-879-9191 Superior Cove Tops & Cabinets #3 - 8652 Joffre Ave, Burnaby BATHROOMS PLUS. Kitchen & Bath renos. Visit our Showroom at: #103-828 Harbourside Dr, North Van 604-983-8766
BLUE WATER LANDSCAPING Gardening, stone work, excav., drainage, hardscape, design, lot clearing, odd jobs. 778-686-0575 CONSTRUCTIVE landscaping.com decking, stone masonry, paving stones, bricks & blocks 604-250-7824... 980-8224 HEDGE REMOVAL, stump grinding, excavator, concrete removal, etc Steve 604-724-3670
Lawn & Garden
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● Oil Tank Removal ● Recommended ● Insured ● Reasonable Rates
604-926-1526 604-726-9153 T. TRAN -604-723-2468, Tree Pruning, hedging, weeding, leaf cleanup, gutters, etc. Reliable.
Certiﬁed Horticulturists Design • Planting • Maintenance Fall Clean-ups. Call Scott. www.KatsuraLandscaping.ca
Advantage Waste Spec. Inc. u/g storage tank locates & removal. Free est. Neil 604-825-8824
Serafina Garden Services
★ Full maintenance & design ★ Seasonal cleanups ★ Organic garden practises. ★ Professional & exp. ★ Reasonable rates, No hst. 604-984-4433 contact Cari
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Call Chris @ 604-925-0464 A. A. Allwest Garden Service Lawn maint, general cleanup, power raking, moss control, etc. CALL SUKH free est. 604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988 A. A. Allwest Garden Service Lawn maint, general cleanup, power raking, moss control, etc. CALL SUKH free est. 604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988
FALL GARDEN CLEANUP & TRIMMING. 604-603-2235 GREAT LOOKING Landscapes Full service landscape & garden maint. Call Dave: 604-764-7220 JAPANESE GARDENER Landscape & maintenance, clean-ups, trimming. Reas, free est, 25 yrs exp 604-986-8126
T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117
BESTWAY PAINTING & DECORATING
Interior / Exterior • Small / Big Jobs Comm./Res. • Fully Insured AURA Stone Countertops Crown molding installation. Faux ﬁnish, staining & custom painting. $150 Off (certain restrictions apply)
leaf blowing, hedges, pruning, small tree removal, rubbish removal, res/comm, 25yr exp on North Shore, fully insured, WCB covered
NOV. – 3 ROOM SPECIAL $ 495.00 incl. 3 gallons of Benjamin Moore paint Fully insured, Master Painter
Call for details: 604-727-6197
JB’s PAINTING • 99/room – Int/Exterior $
•Professional, Reliable • Licensed & Insured • North Shore co. est. 2001
604-773-4549 MARK GRIFFITHS Painting Co. Affordable Quality. Locally Owned & Operated. References • Insured
PRIMO PAINTING Interior & Exterior
* EXCELLENT PRICES * Free Est./Written Guarantee
No Hassle Quick Work Insured /WCB
A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $127. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700 SEASONAL EXTERIOR HOME MAINTENANCE
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Moving & Storage
A LADY PAINTER, professional & color consult, 20 yrs on North Shore. exc refs. 604-961-3451 AFFORDABLE QUALITY PAINTING. Tidy, honest. 19 yrs North Shore. John 604-980-5454 ALL-WAYS PAINTING Modern Interiors to Traditional 604-985-0402
BEST PAINTING, Int/Ext, Repaint Specialist, Repair Drywall, Free Estimates. 604-724-9953
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
Best Value Painters Ltd. Discounts on all interior painting & power washing. Fully insured. call Chris 778-321-8900
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
Excellent Pro Painting Service 20 yrs exp, refs, warranty. Reas, res/comm Richard 604-618-0205
MILANO Painting 604-551-6510 Int/Ext. Good Prices. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured.
1 to 3 Men
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 day honest 26 yrs est 506-7576.
A.All Area Gardening Service Lawn Treatment • Maint. • Power Raking Pruning • Trimming • General Clean-Up Topping Trees • Free Estimates
Have an old oil tank you need gone? Call All Gone for a free estimate! (604)-990-GONE (4663) www.allgonedisposal.ca
ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)986-4026/805-8463
HOME REPAIRS, Structural repairs, weekend fixes, Call us! 604-925-0661 or 604-861-8145
Full Seamless Gutter Installation/Repairs Sofﬁts All jobs Guaranteed. Fully insured/WCB covered Will beat any competitors price
**$55 POWERWASHING, windows, gutters, roof leakes and Christmas lights. Best rates. Free est. Doug 604-985-4604
604-876-4604 ★ Sales & installation of 5’’ continuous gutter ★ Minor repairs ★ Cleaning
Call Jungle George
ALL HOME REPAIRS semiretired master carpenter. Kitchen, stairs, sundecks, etc. All work guar. Karl 604-985-5144
AGRIOS HOME IMPROVEMENT Renovations, carpentry, painting & home repairs. Ikea kitchen installs. Michael 604.619.1126
Work Done by Professionals #1167 LIC Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter, WCB, low rates, 24/7. 617-1774.
★ GUTTER Cleaning ★ Roof Repair ★ Fall Clean up North Shore based Dean’s Home Service cell 604-313-3546
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865
North Shore Resident 604-354-9178
CUSTOMIZED HOUSE & office cleaning. High quality & flexible timing. $20/hr 604-565-6438
LIONS GATE LONSDALE
ALL DRAINAGE All Cement Fully Exp. 100% satisfaction.
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MOVING Formerly known as Popeyes Moving
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One call does it all...
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Sunday, November 14, 2010 – North Shore News – A51
HOME SERVICES 8220
Renovations & Home Improvement
Renovations & Home Improvement
Call ThE Experts
North Shore Co.
Tel: 604.278.3838 Fax: 604.278.3086 Email: ernie@ultimateﬂoorings.com
Heating & Gas Fitting Licensed Plumber
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604-984-7814 10% Off with this Ad! Aman’s Plumbing Service, Lic. Gas Fitter, Reas. Rates. 778-895-2005 ★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617 www.oceansidemechanical.com COMPLETE PLUMBING, heating and gas services, new & old, hot water tanks, lic’d, ins. Quick response; friendly. 604-720-8805
PLUMBING & DRAINAGE 604-729-6695
Water Lines (without Digging) Sewer Lines (without Diggging) Install. Draintiles. 604-985-4000 LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-929-6956 PLUMBING BY BILL Installation, repairs Honest & reliable 604-980-0993
from concept to occupancy
Winner of Gold & Silver Georgie Awards
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We Fix The “EXCEPTS…” Since 1978
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BCIT CARPENTRY GRADUATES
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Specializing in renovations, new home construction and building maintenance.
We do it right the ﬁrst time guaranteed Carpenters rate $30/hr.
RENOVATING? Up to 30% OFF ENTIRE STORE BATHROOMS PLUS
Visit our Showroom at: 103 - 828 Harbourside Dr, North Van, 604-983-8766
Three time Georgie Award Finalist National Sam Award Finalist Georgie Award for Best Renovation “Why Trust Your Renovation To Anyone Else”
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• Complete wall envelope, ﬂashing, siding, rain screen, decking, windows
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TRIM RITE INTERIORS WEST VANCOUVER, BC Supply & installation of Crown mouldings - Baseboards - Window casings Doors - Stairs - Mantels - Wood Floors - Etc. Over 35 years exp - Workmanship guaranteed
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HOME SERVICES 8250
JKB CONSTRUCTION LTD. HOME RENOVATIONS
Quality Finishing & Renos. Doors, trim, small renos, baths, kitchens. John 604-980-5454
RBG Contracting Ltd. All Kinds of Renovations • Rooﬁng • Forming • Framing
Call 604.721.8743 STRAIGHT EDGE VENTURES LTD. We Repair Leaky Homes & Condos • Int/Ext Water damage repair • Sundeck repair/replacement • 35yrs Exp. / North Shore Co.
John Pratt: 604-763-6423
Renovations & Home Improvement
❏ The kitchen’s too
WAT E R I N G R E S S /
604-773-4549 Winter Cleanups Driveways, walkways, etc. Get rid of that moss & mess around your home or work.
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• Restore your Home
TOOLBOX HOME IMPROVEMENT Complete Bath & Kitchen Renovations Plumbing • Carpentry Painting • Tiling • Wiring 604-722-0110
Quality Custom Cabinets & Countertops Kitchen, Bathroom, Basement Flooring, Decks, Painting Electrical, Plumbing
DAN (604) 339-2759
KEEN PROJECTS LTD Doors to Floors, Baseboards to Crown Mouldings Book ahead for Fall / Winter Licensed, Insured, Refs
Landon: 604-307-5628 BEARING WALLS removed, floors leveled, cathedral ceilings, garage leveled, door and window openings. 604-787-7484 COASTAL RESTORATION Residential & Commercial Building Envelope Specialists (604) 913-2228 / Cell: (604) 307-8433 GEN. CONTRACTOR, 28 yrs exp. from crown moldings to base boards - repairs/remodelling. No job too small, Ian 604-985-4918
LIONS LONSDALE GATE ROOFING ROOFING
Don’t Miss This One!
15% OFF 15% OFF (if booked before Feb. 15/10)
20 YEARS IN BUSINESS
604-929-7133 604-973-0290 • Flat Rooﬁng • Cedar Shakes • Asphalt Shingles • Roof Maintenance
#1 All Season Rooﬁng
10% off ALIN Maintenance •Roof •Chimney •Skylight Repairs •All Leak Problems! 604-319-2229 CROWN ROOFING & Drainage Residental Div. Roofing installations & repairs. 604-327-3086 CURTIS JOHN ROOFING (since 1978) Roof tune-up from $149. 24 hr repair. 604-985-1913 LONSDALE ROOFING Flat Roof, Cedar, Asphalt 15% OFF! (604) 973-0290 ROOFING REPAIRS 604-988-0279 All types, Guaranteed. 34 yrs exp. Call John (cell 604-375-0979)
WESTCOAST ROOFING SYSTEMS
Re-Rooﬁng & Repairs Specialists
U Load / We Load 7-80yd bin rentals. Same day service, fast pickup times! (604)-990-GONE (4663) www.allgonedisposal.ca
20 year Labour Warranty available
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BINS & DISPOSAL
Dirt Fill, Concrete, Asphalt Brush, Demo, Const. Waste
SINGLE AXLE DELIVERIES Top Soil, Sand, Gravel, Dumpsites and more.
★ASK DISCOUNT RUBBISH★ Best Prices, Yard, House/Const, Demo. 7 days 604-727-6153
GENTLEMEN SNOW REMOVAL Driveways & walkways Micah 604-230-0429
Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925
ETNA CERAMIC Tile & Remodelling. Kitchen & Bath Specialists. 30 years exp., Call 778-829-3368. EXP TRADESMAN, tiles, granite, stone, brick & glass blocks. Reas. Zak 604-982-0234 778-773-3537
SOILS & BARK MULCHES Garden Blend – Turf Blend – Lawn Top Dressing. Variety of Mulches. Picked up or delivered Mon.-Fri. 8-5; Sat./Sun. 8-6
A. A. BESTPRO Tree Service LTD. Tree top trim, Hedge Trimming, Pruning, Tree Removal, Stump Grinding etc. CALL SUKH free est. 604-726-9152 or 604-984-1988 ★AAA★ TREE SERVICE. Tree & stump removal, pruning/trimming. Ins & cert. arborist 604-987-8500 A.ALL AREA TREE SERVICE Topping, pruning & stump grinding. 604-926-1526 & 604-726-9153 ABERDEEN TREE SERVICES Give our prices a look !! Call 604-986-3206 NORTH SHORE TREE & Hedge Certified arborist. Fully Insured Call Daryl 604-988-4479
ROBIN’S 604-986-4091 Expert Tree Care - Cert. Arborist. 25 yrs exp. Fully Ins.
NORTH SHORE HOME SERVICES LTD
•Window Cleaning • Power Washing • Gutter Cleaning
Serving the North Shore since 1963
Fraser Richmond Soil & Fibre Ltd. 20 Riverside Dr., North Van
Beside Transfer Stn. 604-924-0261
Dalton Trucking Ltd. Top soil, Garden soil, Aggregriate Deliveries Trucking Dumpsites. Bins Services etc. 604-986-6944
DD HAUL & DELIVERY Proficient service, meeting all your needs, providing ‘quality workmanship’ Delivered with pride. Loads from $30 each Please call David
ACKER’S Rubbish Removal pick-up & deliveries. Quick. 7 day Fast / reliable. Spencer 924-1511
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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)
ALL JUNK - remove for res. & Comm. Free est. 7days/wk. $15off. w/ad. 604-537-8523 BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable. DISPOSAL BINS All prices at disposalking.com or call 604-306-8599
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