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First Nations buy B.C. assets

Squamish,Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam buy ‘surplus’ lands BRENT RICHTER brichter@nsnews.com

The North Shore’s Squamish and TsleilWaututh First Nations, along with Vancouver’s

Musqueam band, are at the centre of a massive land sale deal with the province that will see the First Nations buy large properties in Burnaby and Vancouver.

The province and three First Nations issued a press release Thursday explaining that the TsleilWaututh and Musqueam have purchased the province’s Willingdon Lands in Burnaby, and that all three bands were in the process of purchasing the Liquor Distribution Branch

warehouse property on East Broadway in Vancouver. The 16-hectare Willingdon property at Willingdon Avenue and Canada Way sold for $57.9 million while the financial details on the warehouse property won’t be released until the deal closes in the fall,

according to the ministry of technology, innovation and citizens’ services. The province announced in 2013 that it would be selling off surplus properties in order to deliver a balanced budget. While the province carried out First Nations consultation prior to the

sale, which is customary, the Squamish, TsleilWaututh and Musqueam nations made offers for the lands at the province’s asking price. That price was determined by an independent assessment based on the lands’ value if redeveloped to its See Policy page 11

North Van busker has noise tickets tossed out BRENT RICHTER brichter@nsnews.com

A street performer who spent a summer serenading citizens in the City of North Vancouver’s civic plaza has won a partial and “disappointing” victory after going to court to fight the city’s noise bylaws. After being issued six $100 bylaw tickets in 2012 for using her 10-watt amplifier in the plaza at 14th and Lonsdale, jazz crooner Megan Regehr — better known by her stage name Babe Coal — appealed the fines in B.C. Supreme Court. Using the city’s noise bylaw to prevent her from playing was a violation of her right to freedom of expression, as guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Regehr argued. With her soft style of singing, Regehr said she could never be heard over the ambient See Crooner page 7

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North Shore Table Matters Network plants seed for change

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ERIN MCPHEE emcphee@nsnews.com

The yard was full of bees. Having volunteered for the inaugural BUGblitz (Building Urban Gardens) event on the North Shore in the summer of 2011, Evonne Strohwald wondered what she’d gotten herself into. Strohwald had agreed to help work on some garden beds at the home of a fellow North Vancouver resident. But she was intimidated by the number of resident bees on the property, the result of the homeowner’s two hives. Despite the bees’ continued buzzing and whooshing past her ears, Strohwald, an avid urban agriculture advocate, quickly got over her terror, coming to see the bees in a whole new harmless light. “They totally ignored us. . . . Nobody got stung,” she says, ultimately viewing the experience as an important learning opportunity. Those taking part in the event that day also assisted in the planting of beefriendly wild flowers, and helped build two more bee hives, says Strohwald, who has continued to volunteer with BUGblitz. Currently she serves as co-ordinator of the initiative, aimed at

converting lawns to food gardens, as well as sharing skills , and community building on the North Shore. Homeowner Stephanie Imhoff — whose garden was the recipient of community efforts that day — also has fond memories of the event. Imhoff was new to North Vancouver at the time. “On the day, 28 people that I’d never met showed up to help me in my yard. And it was like, ‘Wow, if this isn’t a welcome to the community than I don’t know what is,’” she says. Imhoff has also continued to volunteer with BUGblitz, and is also a founding member of CLUCK (Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub), a group that promotes the keeping of backyard chickens in North Vancouver. CLUCK has continued to lobby local municipalities and so far it’s legal to have a flock of up to eight hens in City of North Vancouver areas zoned for a single-family home. BUGblitz and CLUCK are two of the approximately 100 community initiatives that are part of the North Shore Table Matters Network. Supported by Vancouver Coastal Health, Table Matters brings together community

=41\1U. X3 .T9S\ 2Z^ /XS2^4 +4973 +144^S2Ub Z913^* XS e912^2 6.4T#3 Z997 Z913^% _iaFa MIKE WAKEFIELD members and organizations that share a passion for food security and urban agriculture, providing networking, learning opportunities and funding. The network also takes on some of its own projects. “It comes from a health perspective, trying to prevent food insecurity at the individual level and the household level, and also promote food security at the community level,” says Margaret Broughton, a public health dietitian with Vancouver Coastal Health, based at Parkgate Community Health Centre. Broughton is also chairwoman of

the North Shore Table Matters Network steering committee. “Our mandate is to support communities to become more food secure. So we’re trying to find ways and partners who are out in the community actually doing a lot of this work to partner with and foster some action through,” she says. BUGblitz and CLUCK, for instance, both started as a result of people attending Table Matters events and meeting other like-minded people, says Broughton. ••• Vancouver Coastal Health provides about $40,000 a year to further

community food security on the North Shore and support Table Matters. “We stretch it a long way,” says Broughton. The network’s work is guided by a steering committee, comprised of local leaders involved in a variety of food securityfocused initiatives, and volunteers at large. Table Matters also has strong support from local government. A staff member from each of the North Shore municipalities sits on the committee. “It’s great that our municipal leaders recognize food as a local issue. . .” says Broughton. Alex Kurnicki, a streetscape planner in the engineering, parks and environment department of the City of North Vancouver, has been a member of the Table Matters committee since 2011. Over the last five years, the city has emerged as a leader within Metro Vancouver on issues related to food security and urban agriculture, he says. “Table Matters informs my work on food security and urban agriculture issues by identifying directions the city needs to take new policy as well as being informed on new trends and possible future policy directions, such as food recovery and

community kitchens,” he says. In addition, serving on the committee with his peers from the districts of North and West Vancouver (Cristina Rucci and Arleta Beckett respectively), provides an opportunity to stay informed on what’s going on elsewhere on the North Shore, as well as co-ordinate on policy development. In addition to the 100 member projects, there are approximately 300 individuals who are members of Table Matters. Table Matters is strongly focused on community engagement and organizes an annual networking and education event, usually in the fall. As well,Table Matters offers an annual community small grants program, thanks to the funding received from Vancouver Coastal Health. Projects focused on serving more vulnerable populations are of particular interest. Eleven groups recently received funding, totalling $10,000 for 2014/2015. They include the North Shore Disability Resource Centre, which will use the money to offer food preservation classes for residents of five group See Network page 9


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Officer combative over blood sample

RCMP officer emotional after argument with wife JEREMY SHEPHERD jshepherd@nsnews.com

A court decision in a case of an RCMP officer accused of impaired driving may come down to the blood samples taken after a crash that left the Mountie’s SUV wedged in a ditch. Sgt.Victor Cunha careened into a median and ended up in a steep gully near the Caulfeild exit on Highway 1, later trying to flee the scene despite having lost a wheel, according to a witness. The officer is charged with reckless and impaired driving stemming from the Nov. 30, 2012 incident. His trial before Judge Steven Merrick continued in North Vancouver provincial court this week. Cunha was emotionally distraught and determined to harm himself, according to West Vancouver Police Department Const. Matt Plant, who was the first officer on the scene of the crash. After announcing himself as an off-duty officer, Cunha said, “I tried to kill myself.

My wife cheated on me,” said Plant, who testified Thursday. Cunha was taken to Lions Gate Hospital where police asked a technician to draw a sample of the officer’s blood.The technician refused, Plant said. A nurse volunteered to draw blood but Cunha turned combative, according to Const. Arman Sardari, a second West Vancouver police officer who also testified in the trial. “He started yelling about (the nurse) not being an actual nurse,” Sardari said. Cunha said the nurse could’ve been off the street and carrying bloodborne diseases, according to Sardari. Cunha then demanded to see the nurse’s credentials, which she did not produce, said Sardari. Cunha later pulled away from the needle, “hindering my investigation,” said Sardari. Cunha relented when a doctor showed Cunha his driver’s licence and licence to practice medicine, said Sardari. Cunha repeatedly flinched as the doctor looked for a vein, according

to Plant. Once the blood was drawn, one sample had to be discarded because of a problem with the vial. Since there were no more vials left in the RCMP blood kit, a hospital vial was used for the second sample. Defence lawyer Michael Klein cross-examined Plant. “Were you aware that the blood kit was expired?” he asked. After Cunha’s blood was drawn, Cunha wished him good luck in getting the blood sample admitted in court, said Plant. Klein previously said he may argue against the admissibility of forensic samples.

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fter years study, a group of B.C. doctors applied to Health Canada for permission to prescribe heroin to 21 addicts last fall. Permission was granted. It was right about then that mollifying the Conservative base trumped science. Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose denounced her own department’s decision. She also promised to close up drug access program “loopholes,” thereby reducing years of study to nothing more than a crooked accountant’s sleight of numbers trick. The research conducted by Providence Health Care and UBC found addicts who received heroin under supervised conditions made strides in terms of both physical and mental health.This was not disputed, merely ignored. Legal questions surrounding the study are currently slated to go to court.

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The crux of Ambrose’s argument seems to be that the Conservative government is anti-drug.The doctors involved in the study are likely anti-drug too, having witnessed first hand what addiction can do. But they are also, more importantly, pro-people. While we do not presume heroin prescriptions are a panacea, the program — aimed at those for whom more obvious approaches have failed — is at least an attempt to find a new way to help. The tried and true methods haven’t worked for them. Until we find addiction treatments that are both humane and effective, we all suffer. The continuation of the prescription program should be determined by its merits, which is why it’s sad to see the Conservatives Party using the issue as election fodder.

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Capilano on-ramp drives us into danger Dear Editor: My letter is in regards to Brendan McAleer’s column “Capilano Onramp Drives Driver Over the Edge,” March 7, where he describes the many annoying and dangerous things that occur at this very dangerous on-ramp. This is the onramp that merges onto westbound traffic on

Highway 1, and which is woefully short in length, producing a very dangerous merge with westbound traffic. Since moving to the Edgemont area two years ago, my wife and I have had to endure that dangerous merge numerous times each day, and have witnessed all too many accidents

and near accidents. We were shocked, as I am sure anyone who first experiences that merge, that something so dangerous could exist on B.C. roads. From what I have seen, this must be at or near the top of ICBC’s list of accident locations on the North Shore. The inadequate design of that on-ramp

needs to be addressed. It would seem that the only solution, as a minimum, is to widen the Capilano Bridge to allow for another lane that would be of adequate length for a merge lane. It is an expensive proposition, but a necessary price to pay when lives are at stake. The question I ask is,

“When is the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure going to redesign and construct a new on-ramp that meets highway standards before someone is seriously injured or killed?” Maybe we need to get a petition going to move some government inertia. Steve Wong North Vancouver

Irony of what we trash versus treasure startling Dear Editor: Demolition of the Flamborough Head continues apace at our waterfront. On the ground beside the hull stands the engine which once drove the Second World War victory ship. It is a mighty piece of machinery,

fascinating to behold. A few blocks up Lonsdale, a poster in the window of our North Vancouver Community Arts Council gallery announces a new show opening April 11. Titled “The Reclaimers,” it invites us to “revel in the innovation and creation of art made by recycling

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materials.” A nifty “toaster roadster” by Graham Schodda makes the poster eye-catching. The irony is startling. On one hand, we citizens are paying to destroy a precious piece of our city’s past. At the same time, we celebrate the

vision and imagination of those who create art out of old materials for our appreciation. Vancouver artist Jamie Evrard commented recently, “When I first saw the Flamborough Head years ago I was thrilled and amazed by it both as a

memory and as a sculpture. If you commissioned a big-time sculptor to commemorate your ship building industry you could not come up with anything so wonderful and evocative.” Sandra Grant North Vancouver

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“I can unequivocally say at least 85 to 90 per cent of everybody that comes by are 150 per cent in favour of this.” LynnValley businessman David Hewitson applauds the plan to demolish Zellers and build six new towers (from a March 26 news story). “He’s probably slippery as an eel if he wants to be and if I scare him, he’ll bolt.” Scott Robarts talks about rescuing his dog after the labhusky cross spent nine nights in the backcountry (from a March 26 news story). “What are you doing about it, Doug?” District of NorthVan Coun. Doug MacKay-Dunn recounts being grilled by his wife on Seymour’s traffic gridlock (from a March 28 news story).

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Sunday, March 30, 2014 - North Shore News - A7

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noise of a city street, so the microphone and portable amp were critical to her artistic expression. The city’s bylaw officers and RCMP issued the tickets after several complaints were filed with the city. But rather than striking down the noise bylaw as unconstitutional, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather Holmes opted to set aside the constitutional argument “though carefully argued and certainly not frivolous,” on the grounds Regehr never really broke the bylaw to begin with. Much of Holmes’ 13page ruling dissects the language of the bylaw, eventually concluding that while the city prohibits voice amplification equipment to create noise, music isn’t specifically considered noise. “The failure to include . . . any other reference to music, whether amplified or not, suggests that the drafters did not deem music to be inherently or necessarily objectionable or disturbing,” Holmes wrote. Where that leaves Regehr and other musicians who want to use an amplifier on the city’s streets is not clear. While Regehr is off the

hook for her tickets, she and her manager Mitch Barnes are determined to continue fighting the bylaw until it is thrown out entirely. “We’re going to appeal it up to the next level, believe it or not, to the Court of Appeal and if necessary, the (Supreme Court of Canada,) even though we won,” Barnes said. “It’s kind of like the courts chickened out . . . ” Because of the ambiguity

some people would like to call it. It feel it’s about individual liberties. It’s about our law and it’s about making sure Canada is upholding a higher law. At the moment, in every level that I’ve experienced, it hasn’t even been considered.” The City of North Vancouver did not respond to a voicemail requesting comment on the ruling.

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homes, and the North Shore Community Garden Society, which will put the funds towards the development of the new Garibaldi Community Garden in the District of North Vancouver. Apart from funding support, “We can help leverage expertise and resources,” says Broughton. The current focus of Table Matters is the creation of the North Shore Food Charter, which the network started work on in 2012. Broughton hopes the document is the first step towards establishing a Food Policy Council for the North Shore, following in the footsteps of other regions across North America. The North Shore Food Charter is intended as, “a statement of philosophy and values, particularly around food,” says Broughton. “It’s a set of principles that we’re striving to achieve,” she adds. “Our goal was to try and bring all of this together in one document and also really reflect what the community’s priorities are

around food,” she says. The charter is broken down into five themes: health, access and equity; environmental responsibility; government leadership and collaboration; economic vitality; and food culture and education. The network conducted an extensive community consultation process and finalized the charter in fall 2013. Members are currently working to get the document endorsed by all three municipalities, to put food security on policymakers’ radars. “They’re making decisions about land all the time. . . so when a new condo development goes in, maybe one of the amenity options on the table could be a roof top garden or a community garden for the residents who are going to live there. Or maybe some land should be preserved for just agricultural use (or) for garden use,” says Broughton. So far, the City of North Vancouver and District of North Vancouver have signed off on it. So too has the North Vancouver School District.Table Matters is hoping to get charter

endorsements from the District of West Vancouver, West Vancouver School District, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, and Vancouver Coastal Health. “Even small amounts of change can make a difference,” says Broughton. Other interested groups, businesses and individuals are also invited to endorse the charter, which is viewable on the Table Matters website. “Everybody eats.We’re all touched by food and we all make choices around food,”

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Garden Project Spring Festival, which happens on April 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. Checking in on the farm’s winter crops, it looks like garlic, cabbage, kale and brussels sprouts growing in the field will soon be ready for harvest, along with the arugula and radishes inside the farm’s hoop house. Loutet Farm is just one of many projects undertaken by the Edible Garden Project, a program of North Shore Neighbourhood House.The project’s goals are to increase the amount

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increased from a couple hundred to more than 4,000 annually.The project had 3,500 participants in their initiatives last year — impressive, considering the project has the equivalent of only three full-time staff, says Jubenvill. Like Table Matters, the Edible Garden Project at North Shore Neighbourhood House was founded in the wake

gardens (involving the donation of produce to community partners like the Harvest Project and food banks), farm gate sales and ongoing events, like the upcoming family-friendly Spring Festival. Community participation in the Edible Garden Project is strong. In the last four years, volunteer hours have

Edible Garden Project. Jubenvill, who currently sits on the Table Matters steering committee, enjoys the collaboration promoted by the network . She also likes that the network has helped build strong relationships between the local governments, and community groups working in the areas of urban agriculture and food security.

of the provincial ministry of health’s 2006 core food security public health program, and was started in the same year. Heather Johnstone, then manager of the project, was instrumental in forming Table Matters and organizing its community engagement events, says Broughton. Over the years, the network has continued to provide financial support to the

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“I think that none of our organizations are large enough to be tackling the big picture things, like what is a sustainable food system for the North Shore.That’s epic. By coming together and working together we can start to piece those things together and begin to map what it could look like or what the gaps are or where the next steps are. So I think it really leverages all of our ability to address bigger picture issues,” she says. ••• The next project Table Matters plans to tackle has an environmental focus. In 2015, Metro Vancouver will have a policy in place banning food scraps from going in the garbage. Instead, organic material will be collected and used for compost, biofuel and animal feed. Metro Vancouver is currently seeking the public’s input regarding the change at metrovancouver.org. North Shore municipalities have already moved in this direction for residential garbage — by cutting down on the frequency of garbage pickups in the City of North Vancouver and District of West Vancouver — and encouraging residents to put

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More frequent bus service coming to West Vancouver

Changes to cut wait times in half during peak hours NIALL SHANNON nshannon@nsnews.com

West Vancouver commuters have some good news in store for them this week, as service from West Vancouver to the downtown core will get a two-way bus service and 51 new stops. Blue bus routes 250A, 251 and 252 are to be expanded, with the extended service beginning

on Saturday, April 5. “We’re committed to working with our partners at the District of West Vancouver to improve travel routes and help customers get where they need to go,” said Doug Kelsey, the chief operating officer at TransLink, in a press release. “We’re excited to be putting in place some of the service improvements that residents of the North Shore have identified as

priorities.” The Dundarave, Queens and Inglewood bus routes will now have twodirection service instead of one, which is expected to increase the frequency of service. The DundaraveVancouver bus service is to increase the speed of service from Monday to Friday, planning to pick transit users up every seven and a half minutes during peak hours instead of the previously scheduled 15 minutes. Off-peak weekday and weekend pickups are scheduled for every ten

minutes instead of 15. Queens and Inglewood are expected to have half hour pick-ups during peak periods, but hourly pick-ups otherwise. People travelling downtown on either of those routes will need to transfer at Dundarave or Park Royal, with a wait time of approximately five minutes. The changes are the result of years of public consultation, beginning back in the fall of 2010 and ending summer 2012 and involved more than 2,500 North Shore residents and stakeholders, according to the press release.

Policy provides for direct land deals From page 1 “highest use”, according to the ministry. Government policy permits direct sales to First Nations. For Squamish Chief Ian Campbell, the deal bodes well for the relationships the Coast Salish peoples have with each other and with the Crown. “To the membership, this is just one step in the long-term vision of working together

as neighbours and as families that have certainly known each other for many thousands of years in this part of the country,” he said. “To the members, it’s inspiring hope in them that we’re starting to see incremental change, and we’re providing different solutions and alternatives to the stalemate that has resulted in scarcity of resources, marginalization and alienation from our lands and our economy.”

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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to ACTIVE LIVING

Recover one step at a time Take adequate rest to bounce back sooner JACQUI STEINBERG Contributing writer

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Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get really fit and now find yourself injured and back on the couch? It’s important to understand why this happens so that one breaks the cycle. Exercise places stress on our body. If the exercise stress is within the tissue’s ability for adaptation, the body will repair and get stronger. If the stress is excessive, injury occurs. To avoid injury one needs to start training slowly to allow the body time to adapt. Exercise causes microscopic tears in the muscles, sees fuel sources depleted and the immune system compromised, leaving one temporarily weaker. Rest and recovery are an important part of training as it’s during this time that the body repairs itself and adapts. Postexercise, we need to refuel and rehydrate to replace depleted nutrients and deliver nutrients needed for tissue repair. Steps to Aid Recovery:

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Sleep plays a big role in recovery From page 13 out from home. Muscles repair while we sleep. Sleep seven to nine hours a night and plan a short nap during the day. Elevate your legs above the heart for short periods to flush muscles. Avoid hard workouts on successive days. Muscles need 24-48 hours to rest, repair and rebuild depending on the type of workout. Working out again too soon leads to tissue breakdown instead of building. Cross-training allows us to train more frequently. We can actively recover by choosing exercise that uses different muscle groups without slowing recovery. Gentle stretching after exercises will return the muscle to its pre-exercise length and prevent stiffness. Ice baths or cold water immersion helps decrease inflammation. Follow up with a hot shower to increase circulation, which aids recovery. Massage or foam

rolling helps to stimulate blood flow, which aids in recovery. It’s preferable to avoid using anti-inflammatory or pain medications. Inflammation is the body’s signal to repair itself. Antiinflammatory medication can interrupt and slow down the normal healing process and give a false sense of relief that allows you to push too hard before you have truly recovered. It’s not only in our workouts that we become better athletes. Getting recovery right avoids excessive muscle soreness allowing one to bounce back from a workout quickly in readiness for the next training session. Jacqui Steinberg, BScPT, CAFCI, is a registered physiotherapist at Aquatic Centre Physiotherapy at theWestVancouver Aquatic Centre. She has 25 years of experience in and specializes in orthopaedics and sports injuries. 604-925-3408 acphysio.com

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TREATMENTS FOR: n Acne, Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis n Allergies, Asthma, Bronchitis n Cosmetic Acupuncture (Facial Rejuvenation)

WOMEN/MEN GOLFERS WANTED The Gleneagles Golf Club Society has a number of openings for the 2014 season. Players of all ages will be accepted although the majority of members are seniors.Women play Tuesday mornings and men play Monday,Wednesday and Friday mornings at 6190 Marine Dr.,West Vancouver. gleneagles51@gmail.com

n Digestive/Urinary Problems, Impotence n Digestive/Urinary Problems n Infertility, Pre-Menopausal Symptoms n Pain/Soft Tissue Injuries n Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Fatigue, Insomnia n Stroke Recovery n Weight Loss & Smoking

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THE NORTH SHORE THIRTY SOMETHING WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE, a recreational soccer league on the North Shore for women over 30, is looking for new players for the spring/summer league. All levels of soccer skill are welcome.The season runs from April to early July and games are played mid-week in the evenings. thirtysomethingsoccer.com

SHRED FOR THE CURE A ladies night in support of the B.C. Cancer Foundation at Mount Seymour every Monday night, 5-10 p.m. until March 31. Participants can pick up vouchers at the following North Vancouver locations:The Boardroom, 2057 Lonsdale Ave.; North Shore Ski and Board, 1625 Lonsdale Ave.; or Narrow’s Pub, 1970 Spicer Rd. Bring the voucher to guest services and it will be exchanged for a complimentary lift ticket once a minimum donation of $5 is made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. 604-986-2261

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LIVE Health Notes From page 15 of physical activity, stress and sleep at a free public talk with Dr. Francis Vala Monday, March 31, 7-8:30 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. RSVP. transformyou2.eventbrite.ca

VIRTUAL GASTRIC BAND Hypnotherapist Caroline Sutherland will give a free introductory lecture on hypnotherapy for weight loss Wednesday, April 2, 7:30 p.m. at Churchill House, 150 West 29th St., North Vancouver. Space is limited. 604-926-7956 carolinesutherland.com STRESS MANAGEMENT

UNDERSTOOD Join Dr. Cameron McIntyre for a free interactive talk about stress hormones and the effects they have on the immune system, digestive health and sleep quality Tuesday, April 15, 5:30-7 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. RSVP by April 4. 604-987-0104 info@healthworks.com HOLLYBURN HOCKEY

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WHY: To receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” to reclasify the said property: FROM: RH-1 (High-Density Apartment Residential 1) Zone TO: CD-651 (Comprehensive Development 651) Zone to permit a 93 unit Residential Development, of which 52 units will be Stratified and 41 units will be secured as Rental in perpetuity as a density bonus. Parking will be provided underground and accessed from East 6th Street. A density transfer is being proposed from adjacent City land (closed road). This Public Hearing is held pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act. All persons who believe they may be affected by the above proposal will be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person and/or by written submission. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at kgraham@cnv.org or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, April 7, 2014, to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing. Once the Public Hearing has concluded, no further information or submissions can be considered by Council. The proposed Bylaw and relevant background material may be inspected at the office of the City Clerk between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from March 27, 2014. If you wish to view the material online please visit www.cnv.org/publichearings. Please direct any inquiries to Barbara Westmacott, Planning Technician II, Community Development, at bwestmacott@cnv.org or 604-990-4216.

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Community Bulletin Board ARTIST’S WAY A 12week course for artists and creatives wishing to rekindle their passion and direction Wednesdays, April 2-June 18 at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West

Vancouver. $180. 604-9257290 gallery@westvancouver. ca ferrybuildinggallery.com LENTEN BOOK STUDY A study based on Henri Nouwen’s book CanYou Drink the Cup? Mondays until April 14, 1:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Presbyterian Church, 2893 Marine Dr. 604-926-1812

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LADIES GOLF GROUP Ladies 55+ are invited to join a group that plays Wednesdays at 9 a.m. from April to September at Murdo Frazer Golf Course, 2699 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver.The club is intended to offer fun, friendship, fresh air and a little fitness. $20 for the season and $5.50 per game. 604-770-2419 jean-golf@shaw.ca

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EYE DEAL A support group for people with low vision meets the third Monday of the month at 10 a.m. in the atrium at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre, 695 21st St. 604-925-7280 westvancouver.ca/seniors FAMILY CAREGIVER NETWORK GROUPS meet the first Thursday, 7-9 p.m. or second Wednesday of the month, 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. at North Shore Community Resources in Capilano Mall, 203935 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Discuss the challenges and positive experiences of caregiving and learn how to access health care and community services. Karyn Davies, 604-982-3320 karyn.davies@nscr.bc.ca SOUND ADVICE Informal workshops and discussions for people who are hard of hearing take place the first Friday of

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS The Edible Garden Project is looking for seniors to mentor and work with young daycare children to create intergenerational gardens. Local seniors can share and pass on their knowledge of local food growing techniques and gardening tips.To volunteer, email emily@ediblegardenproject.com or call 778-986-3659. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The North Vancouver Chapter of CARP — A New Vision of Aging for Canada is looking for volunteers for the executive board. CARP is a national, non-profit, nonpartisan organization whose mandate is to promote and protect the interests, rights and quality of life for Canadians as they age. Info: B.C. representative April Lewis, 604-536-8717 or aprillewis.carp@gmail.com VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to work in the kitchen serving food Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre, 695 21st St. 604-925-7280 westvancouver.ca/seniors MEALS ON WHEELS needs volunteers on Monday,Wednesday or

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SENIORS Seniors Calendar From page 20 Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. $25 per season. 604-980-2474 CRAFT GROUP Experienced knitters are wanted to make things for the centre to raise funds Wednesdays, 10 a.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre, 695 21st St. 604-925-72800 westvancouver.ca/seniors CREATIVE CRAFTS

Learn new projects and create quality items for Silver Harbour’s craft sales Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Free. Materials provided. 604-980-2474 silverharbourcentre.com THE DEEP COVE OLD TIME JAZZ BAND needs senior musicians to fill in for their performances when regular players are on vacation. Practices take place on Mondays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Lions Court, 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver.Wilf Fawcett, 604-929-6191 wmfawcet@telus.net

DRESSMAKING Instruction on all aspects of sewing, including tailoring, cutting and fitting, Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Sewing machines and sergers available, but bring your own materials. $18/season. 604-980-2474 silverharbourcentre.com DUNDARAVE PLAYERS Musicians competent in reading music and playing piano, accordion, harmonica, violin or another musical instrument are invited to make some noise every Friday, 9-10:30 a.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’

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OIL PAINTING Instruction in a studio atmosphere Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Participants must have basic drawing skills and bring their own materials. $18 per season. 604-980-2474 or silverharbourcentre.com PAPER TOLE STUDIO A small independent group that shares their skills Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Fee: $18 per season. 604-980-2474 silverharbourcentre.com POTTERY Hand building

wheel work, low and high fire,Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. $18 per season, plus the cost of materials. 604-980-2474 silverharbourcentre.com QUILTERS’ RENDEZVOUS Bring your own projects to work on with fellow quilters, Wednesdays, noon-3 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Drop-in fee: $3. 604-983-6362 kshubert@myparkgate.com QUILTING A volunteer group that makes large raffle

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Get to know your investments better On a scale of zero to five, how well do you know your investments? If you aren’t on a firstname basis with them (they rank three or below), you do need to get to know them better . . . or possibly bid them a formal farewell. Highly respected — and successful — investing legends like Warren Buffet and Peter Lynch stress the “invest in what you know” and “invest within your circle of competence” approaches.

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ONE-ON-ONE VISITORS Volunteers are needed to provide seniors with companionship and consistency in their lives through regular weekly visits in their homes, by going for walks or sharing in other activities and helping them with access to the community.

VOLUNTEER CLEANER North Shore Connexions Society is looking for a volunteer to do the general cleaning, vacuuming and disinfecting surfaces in the kitchen, washrooms and meeting rooms. VARIOUS VOLUNTEER POSITIONS North Shore Schizophrenia Society seeks volunteers for various

DELIVERY DRIVERS Volunteer will help in pick-up and delivery of 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 either West Vancouver United Church, 1525 Taylor Way or Upper Lonsdale

to an expensive restaurant, without doing at least some research? If you were offered a job, would you blindly accept it without first finding out as much as you could about both the job and the employer? You need to treat your investments the same way. But you face two “challenges”: (1) Investments are meant to make you money, so you are tempted to take on faith that is what will

United Church, Lonsdale Avenue and Osborne Road. Volunteers also have a chance to visit and get to know the seniors. WELLNESS VOLUNTEERS Volunteers are needed to work at a wellness drop-in for seniors 55+.Volunteer positions include: massage practitioners; guest speaker coordinators; blood pressure monitors and nutrition counseling. KITCHEN HELP North Shore Meals on Wheels Society seeks volunteers to help in the kitchen from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. If you are interested in these or other possible volunteer opportunities, call 604-9857138.The society is a partner agency of the UnitedWay.

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A26 - North Shore News - Sunday, March 30, 2014

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Forts recreate frontier-age America MITCHELL SMYTH MeridianWriters’ Group

LAKE GEORGE VILLAGE, NewYork — In the early 1820s, when this part of upstate New York was still a wilderness, it received a visit from author James Fenimore Cooper. As Cooper tramped over earthen mounds near the water’s edge at the southern tip of Lake George, pictures took shape in his mind. Pictures of gallant woodsmen, damsels in distress, noble Indians, honourable soldiers. . . He knew that 60 years earlier, in 1757, one of the great atrocities of the French and Indian War — the struggle between the English and French for control of North America — had occurred here, when the French army’s Native American allies had massacred men, women and children. After examining the location, Cooper went home and wrote the story of Fort William Henry. He called it The Last of the Mohicans.

Published in 1826, it is still taught in American literature courses, and has been filmed several times, most recently in 1992 with Daniel DayLewis as its star. The original Fort William Henry was destroyed in 1757 after the French captured it. But in the 20th century it was reconstructed and is today, thanks largely to Cooper, a prime tourist attraction. William Henry is one of two reconstructed forts in this region of the eastern Adirondacks that together provide a primer on military life in pioneer-era America, when this part of the eastern seaboard was truly the frontier of western civilization. The other is Ticonderoga, 55 kilometres to the north. Originally built by the French as Fort Carillon, it was France’s southernmost outpost in its drive from what is now Quebec.William Henry was England’s northerly bastion. (The English renamed Carillon “Ticonderoga” when they captured it in 1759.)

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At William Henry, guides tell how the French general Louis-Joseph de Montcalm — the same Montcalm who would be defeated by the English on the Plains of Abraham at Quebec City in 1759 — besieged the fort and forced its commander, Lt.-Col. George Munro, to surrender, promising that

the inhabitants would be safe. But Montcalm’s Native American allies, mainly Huron, were furious at being denied scalps and went on a rampage, killing at least 200 people. To this frame, Cooper added characters such as Hawkeye, Chingachgook and Uncas, “the last of the

Mohicans,” who broke 19thcentury taboos by falling in love with Cora Munro, the daughter of the fort’s commander. The log-built Fort William Henry was burned down by Montcalm. It was said that he put all the bodies inside and torched the fort as a funeral pyre to them, but 20th-century archeological digs refute this. Fort Ticonderoga had a longer history, seeing action in the Revolutionary War (1776-1781) before falling into disrepair, its stone walls being used for housebuilding. Militarily, it was as important as Fort William Henry, although it remains less well known. But then, nobody wrote a classic novel about it. If you go: For more information on the two forts visit their websites, fwhmuseum.com and fortticonderoga.org. For information on travel in the Adirondacks region of NewYork state go to visitadirondacks.com. — For more stories go to culturelocker.com Advertisement

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onstruction of the Great Wall of China began in the Seventh Century BC. When completed by the Ming Dynasty in 1644, it was 5,500 miles – 8,850 kilometres – long. Even more astounding is that, in 2012, when China’s State Administration of Cultural Heritage announced the results of a 10-year archeological survey, more accurate estimates claim the wall was over 21,000 kms in length before it began to erode. Putting that in perspective, with all of today’s technology, equipment and skills what would you think of a government project that set out to build a wall from Victoria, B.C. to Charlottetown, PEI and half way back again? In modern-day terms, that would be some job creation programme. What would it cost? How long would it take? If you sense the awe in those questions, how would you like to see some remaining sections of the Great Wall nearby the city of Beijing on Day 3 of the Discover China tour being organized by the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce for October 4-12, 2014? The tour is open to Chamber members, their families and friends and to the general public. So whether your main goal is to attend the Business Conference on Day 4 or to visit as a tourist, the packed itinerary has much to offer. Leagh Gabriel, Executive Director of the West Van Chamber is enthusiastic about the tour which will mirror the trip she took in October, 2013. “I never planned to visit China but was so happy to have that opportunity,” she said. “The country’s fusion of 2,000 years of history with today’s state-of-the-art technology is something I’d never experienced.” Anyone booking the tour will find it gives great value at C$2,499

per person for Chamber members and guests and C$2,649 per person for non-members (Includes all airport fees and taxes). Included, is the round-trip airfare from Vancouver; 4 and 5 star hotel accommodations; three meals a day, all tour fees, in-country transportation, experienced English-speaking tour guides and more. Registration deadline is August 1, 2014. A wealth of information – including answers to frequently asked questions – can be found on the Chamber website at: www.westvanchamber.com For now, you might like to know that your first night will be spent in the comfort of the 5-star JW Marriott Hotel Beijing and the quality never lets up from there. The tour will take you to the Bird’s Nest venue built for the 2008 Olympic Summer Games, to the National Aquatic Center and to the Ming Tombs. One of the 13 Ming Emperors’ tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration. That day ends with a fabulous Peking roast duck dinner. Not to be missed on any trip to China is a visit to Tiananmen Square and the Palace Museum. Already a place of cultural significance, the square is more recently known to the Western world for the pro-democracy student demonstrations which led to martial law in May, 1989. Other days feature the gardens and silk factory of Suzhou; an optional Grand Canal boat-ride (USD$29); a boat cruise in Hangzhou and visits to Shanghai’s Yu Gardens and the Pudong Economic Development Zone. Leagh Gabriel sums it up best: “My China trip will always be one of my happiest memories. The colour of the food markets, the history and texture of the sights are etched in my mind.

Leagh Gabriel and friends about to embark on the Great Wall.

Mostly, I’ll remember the warmth and welcome of the Chinese people everywhere we went. The laughter and camaraderie were a first for me and I loved it. It was a very special trip.” You can build your own lifetime of memories by registering for the West Vancouver Chamber’s tour of China at: www.westvanchamber.com For more information, visit www.westvanchamber.com or contact Leagh at 604-926-6614 or leagh@westvanchamber.com LOCATION AND DATES OF INFORMATION SESSIONS: Chamber office: 2235 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Wed. April 2nd from 2-3:30 pm Wed. April 9th from 5-6:30 pm


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Last week I wrote about canine thievery and made some suggestions about what to do when confronted with a dog holding a precious possession deep within the clutches of its formidable canines. One suggestion was to calmly walk over to the cookie jar and call Fido over to receive a cookie for giving up the valued item. An avid reader then sent me an email questioning this suggestion as she thought the dog was being rewarded for stealing the item and thus would begin to associate stealing items with getting a food treat and continue with the thieving behaviour. This would indeed be the case if the owner of the thieving canine was completely unaware of both the dog’s behaviour, their behaviour and who is training who. You see, when a dog steals an item for the first time and an owner has to resort to a form of bribery to retrieve the item, the dog is actually teaching their owner a lesson. The first time a dog steals something it is simply a mistake, both on the part of the dog and the owner. An astute owner would recognize this, begin enforcing proper boundaries for their dog and manage valuable personal belongings.They would also teach the dog a proper “leave-it” command to combine with the boundaries the dog lives within. A dog cannot steal something that is not there and, with a proper leave-it

Joan Klucha

Canine Connection command, an owner can enforce the command the moment he or she sees the dog showing the slightest interest in any item the owner doesn’t want the dog to steal.The end result is a dog making the choice to voluntarily leave items alone because it is not rewarded, but rather properly discouraged from showing an interest in the item. The second time a dog steals something it is a choice.The dog made the choice to steal an item because the opportunity presented itself and it recalled the reward from the first time. Meaning, the owner made a choice not to learn from the experience the first time and has done nothing to proactively prevent it by enforcing boundaries and management techniques. The dog took advantage of the situation and was thus rewarded as the owner had to resort to bribery to retrieve the taken item. Management of personal belongings is necessary because if there is no incentive to commit a crime, it cannot be committed.Therefore, the

second time an infraction occurs, the dog is now teaching the owner to reward for stealing. The third time a dog steals something it is now a habit.The dog has now begun to actively seek items to receive a reward. If an expected reward is not given, the dog may then become frustrated and destroy the valued item and will then be labelled as a destructive dog and a thief when it is really a creation of the owner’s poor leadership. Does this mean it is the end of the road for the dog and it will always be a thieving, destructive dog? Not at all! What it means is that the owner now has to really get their act together and work three times as hard at being a good leader to their dog by first picking up after themselves. Don’t leave out items you are afraid of the dog destroying. Second, set some boundaries for the dog.This could mean placing the dog in a crate

or behind an exercise pen when you cannot actively manage the dog’s behaviour through proactive observation.Third, teach it a proper leave-it command.When I teach this command, it means the dog backs away from an item (or immediately drops it if it has managed to grab hold of it) and then goes into a down-stay or goes to its bed — in essence a time-out.The dog remains in that time out until it is calm, relaxed and may even fall asleep. It is then given a release command, or may be called over for a treat as a reward for going into a long down-stay on its bed. If you have a dog that is constantly in trouble in your home, don’t blame the dog but think about how you are rewarding that dog for its unwanted behaviour. Joan Klucha has been working with dogs for more than 15 years in obedience, tracking and behavioural rehabilitation. Contact her through her website k9kinship.com.

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Siblings grab huge wins Wrestlers push each other on path to stardom

ANDY PREST aprest@nsnews.com

THREE TO SEE THIS WEEK Soccer Sr. girls AAA West Van vs. Argyle April 2, 4 p.m. Boulevard Park Sr. girls AA STA vs. Seycove April 2, 4 p.m. Roche Point Rugby Sr. boys Tier 1 Handsworth vs. Carson April 3, 4 p.m. Lucas Centre

Scan this page with the Layar app to see video of wrestling siblings Oscar and Karah Bulaqui in action.

The hardest thing the coaches of Oscar and Karah Bulaqui had to do to set the siblings on the path to wrestling stardom was likely convincing Oscar to choose the sport over another favourite activity. They had some help, however, from a powerful ally: genetics. Oscar came to St.Thomas Aquinas for Grade 8 nearly five years ago though he was already showing great promise as a wrestler, he also loved to play basketball and had dreams of suiting up for the school teams.The problem for wrestling coaches Andrew Jessiman, Joe Galat and Ian McDonald was that the two sports went headto-head during the winter sports season, meaning doing both was not likely going to be possible. When it came time to make a choice, the coaches made their case simply by getting Oscar to check out the height of his parents. Mom and Pop, who came to Canada from the Philippines more than 20 years ago, are pretty short. Really short, actually.The writing was on the wall for Oscar. “He played both sports for a while but once Grade 10 rolled around he kind of had to decide which one he wanted to (choose),” says Jessiman. “Given the genetics in his family we kind of figured that basketball might not be the right choice. He wasn’t going to get any taller. He picked wrestling, and I’m pretty confident he made the right choice.” Jessiman’s confidence is buoyed by the hardware Oscar has racked up since then, including two B.C. high school provincial championships, two national age-group championships and a

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not too much left to do because they’re so talented, Jessiman says with a laugh. “It’s a little boring because they’re too good. They’re making me look a lot better than I am.They’re very natural and very talented.” Jessiman says the potential for greatness was on display from the moment each of the siblings first stepped on the mat. “Their kinetic awareness was incredible, their athleticism was incredible, the way they moved was very natural.You show them a move and they can do it almost instantaneously. Most kids it takes at least 100 or 200 repetitions before they even come close to getting it. . . .With kids like that you can kind of tell that they’re going to be dynamite.” The siblings, in fact, do a lot of coaching of each other.They usually pair up with each other during drills. “Some people find it hard to believe that we’re doing so well because we’re different sizes, she’s a girl and I’m a guy,” says Oscar, adding that their moves are pretty similar because they

work on them together. Karah says it’s worked out great for her. “I like it because most of the time I try to pay attention (during practices), I try to grasp what they say but I really don’t get it. So if I did the move with someone else it would be me and some other girl getting confused. When I train with Oscar he’s like, ‘No, you’re doing it wrong.’” The result has been two wrestlers who are both very strong pound-for-pound but also incredibly skilled. “They’re very slick,” says Jessiman. “Even though they’re both very strong, the moves that they’ll perform are usually ones that require more speed than strength. And they’re very, very technical. . . . It’s almost like a fine painting where it’s just absolute precision. It’s like watching geometry, how precise they are.” Both have benefited from their partnership but they also have a very healthy amount of sibling rivalry too. During a recent interview with the North Shore News the pair sat across from each other and couldn’t help flinging a few barbs, Karah insisting that

she scores points on Oscar every once in a while. “Never!” Oscar fires back with a laugh. “She can’t even touch my feet.” “Yeah I can!” says Karah. “When he’s being nice.” Heading out the door, Karah takes one more shot. “I’ll beat him in a match one day,” she says. “That’s not going to happen,” comes the very quick reply. One thing that is clear is that when they’re not grappling with each other, they’re causing a lot of problems for their other opponents.They’ll both be going for repeat wins at the national juvenile (for Oscar) and cadet (for Karah) championships taking place in Guelph, Ont., April 4-6. Beyond that, both say they have their sights set on earning university scholarships and maybe one day wrestling for Canada at the Olympics. Coach Jessiman says that’s something that’s well within the realm of possibility for both of them. In fact, for a pair of athletes who are shorter than the norm, the possibilities seem to be going nowhere but up, he says. “The sky is the limit.”


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West Vancouver native Mike Janyk said auf Wiedersehen to the world of competitive ski racing by donning Lederhosen for his final slalom run at the Sport Chek Canadian Championships Wednesday in Whistler. Janyk straddled a gate and was out of contention following his first run and so he decided to spice it up a bit for his second run, his last race as a national team

member. The 32-yearold three-time Olympian recently announced that he would call it a career at the end of this season. “I’m retired. That’s it,” said Janyk in an Alpine Canada release. “The Lederhosen thing was kind of last minute. It was fun — I enjoyed it.” The outfit was given to him by folks from Kirchberg, Austria, a town where the Canadian national team has a

training base and also the site of Janyk’s bronze medal win at the 2009 World Championships. While Janyk won’t race for the national team anymore, he recently told the North Shore News he’d likely be competing in a few local races over the next year. He is scheduled to race in the Keurig Cup Spring Series slalom scheduled for March 31 on Grouse Mountain. — Andy Prest

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A36 - North Shore News - Sunday, March 30, 2014

North Shore living at its best

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THE MOST ANTICIPATED NEW COMMUNITY COMING SOON TO CENTRAL LONSDALE

Live at the heart of it all At the gateway to Central Lonsdale, enjoy first-class amenities with over 90,000 sq. ft. of retail space anchored by Whole Foods, a national pharmacy, restaurant, and more just steps from your front door. CentreView’s two towers showcase superbly appointed 1 to 2 bedroom homes with unparalleled interiors and breathtaking views.

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Register Today 604.988.8540 ONNI.COM

This is not an offering for sale. Any such offering can only be made by way of disclosure. Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Renderings are artist’s interpretation only. E. & O.E.

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North Shore News March 30 2014  

North Shore News March 30 2014

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