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VOTERS in most North Shore ridings reflected the mood of the provincial electorate Tuesday night, casting their ballots for Liberal candidates in far higher numbers than had been expected by pollsters and pundits. As of press time Tuesday night — before the final polls reported — the B.C. Liberals were predicted to form another majority government NEWS photo Cindy Goodman in the province, a stunning result considering polls that JANE Thornthwaite celebrates her North Vancouver-Seymour victory outside her Lynn Valley campaign office Tuesday with her children, put the NDP ahead by 20 just Zoey Walter (left), and Mallory and Jeremy Johnson. one month ago. He added the decisive win for the Liberals, despite early Sturdy said he had remained fairly confident of a win in the Both West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan and North Vancouver-Seymour won decisive early victories in their riding as poll numbers called in by his scrutineers indicated “we predictions, proves “polls six months or one month out don’t really mean much. respective ridings. Sultan cruised to victory with more than were never really behind. “I think Christy has astounded the critics,” he told supporters “It’s amazing and really exciting,” he said of the Liberal win 14,000 votes to the NDP Terry Platt’s approximately 4,500. Thornthwaite won with just shy of 10,500 to NDP candidate province wide. “Clearly the public had something in mind they in an early victory speech. Sultan said Clark took “a lot of baggage she wasn’t responsible Jim Hanson’s 6,500 — with not of all of the polls reporting as weren’t sharing with the pollsters.” In West Vancouver-Capilano, it was a very different story for for” and managed to boost a demoralized party and build loyalty the News went to press. But it was more of a tense night for candidates in both North Ralph Sultan, who was one of the first Liberal candidates to be in the caucus. Sultan said Clark’s style has been more populist than the top-down approach of former Liberal leader Gordon Vancouver-Lonsdale and West Vancouver-Sea to Sky, where the declared elected, with about 67 per cent of the vote. The mood at Sultan’s campaign headquarters, where a Campbell. lead flip-flopped back and forth between the Liberals and the “She has far exceeded the most optimistic forecasts,” he well-heeled older crowd of supporters gathered, became more NDP as votes were counted. Jordan Sturdy, the newly elected Liberal MLA in West animated throughout the evening as more results came in, said. Liberal supporter Ray Richards agreed. “She’s done a hell of Vancouver-Sea to Sky, had to wait until after 10 p.m. election putting the B.C. Liberals in the lead. Sultan said the strong Liberal win was both a credit to a job on the campaign,” he said of Clark. night to be declared the winner, after earlier election returns put But Richards also gave credit to Sultan in handily winning leader Christy Clark’s campaign and concerns of voters over the the NDP’s Anna Santos in the lead. his riding. By 11 p.m., Sturdy had more than a 1,000 vote lead, with economy. “The big issue in the campaign was the economy,” he said. roughly 6,000 votes (46 per cent) to Santos’ approximately “Dix started to scare people.” 4,900 (38 per cent.) See Sultan’s page 3

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Yamamoto takes NV-Lonsdale

‘Swing’ riding not close as predicted; not all votes counted

Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

TWO of the North Shore’s electoral districts that generated much ballyhoo about being swing ridings — North Vancouver-Lonsdale and North VancouverSeymour — appeared to be staying in the grips of the B.C. Liberal incumbents Tuesday night.

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North Vancouver-Lonsdale B.C. Liberal candidate Naomi Yamamoto was leading the riding with 47 per cent compared to New Democrat challenger Craig Keating’s 40 per cent at press deadline. The wide margin in Lonsdale came as a surprise even to some on the B.C. Liberal Campaign. “I was looking at a 200-vote victory for us,” said George Simpson, Yamamoto’s campaign volunteer in charge of identifying voters, as the first polls came in. Asked how confident he was the lead would hold, Simpson alluded to the tricky craft of predicting voter behaviour. “Put it this way: I have lost more money on elections. . . .” he said, breaking into laughter. Despite the slim lead at the start, there was a prevailing attitude of optimism around Yamamoto’s campaign reception. Keating had the nicest locale for an election night reception on the fifth floor of the North Vancouver school district building, but his very nervous supporters were gathered around a screen showing the disappointing election results data as it rolled in. Some speculated that Keating could take the lead in the numbers, depending on exactly which polling stations ballots had been counted. Neither Yamamoto or Keating could be reached for comment on election night. The Green Party’s Ryan Conroy netted just under 10 per cent of North Vancouver-Lonsdale’s votes, while B.C. Conservative challenger Allan Molyneaux got only three per cent. Laurence Watt, the 18-year-old Libertarian candidate took less than one per cent, as did Communist party of B.C. candidate Kimball Cariou. In North Vancouver-Seymour, B.C. Liberal Jane Thornthwaite showed the riding is in fact a safe seat for her party, winning with slightly more than 50 per cent of the vote at North Shore News’ press deadline. NDP candidate Jim Hanson took about one-third of the NEWS photos Cindy Goodman votes. Asked how he was feeling about the race, Hanson was still glowing. “I’ve never been better. It’s onto the next chapter of my NAOMI Yamamoto gleefully watches election returns surrounded by her B.C. life,” he said. Liberal supporters in North Vancouver-Lonsdale. Yamamoto will return to the While it was a disappointing night for the NDP — and polling legislature for a second term after winning the close riding by a roughly seven per firms — provincially, Hanson saw reason for optimism in his own cent margin Tuesday night. riding. “In a race where the NDP lost ground in the rest of the feel so satisfied,” she said. “I started out just to ask people to change the way they province, we actually gained ground in our riding and that shows see their vote and I’ve had so many people that have said to me they love the fresh the payoff of all the hard work we put in.” Hanson also expressed congratulations for Thornthwaite and thanked her for ideas, the new ways of looking at old problems and I feel like I’ve really succeeded in what I set out to do.” her service to the community. Running a campaign that landed on different spots of the political spectrum on As for running again, that would be a decision for another day, Hanson said. Jaime Webbe, North Vancouver-Seymour’s independent candidate who number of issues, Webbe couldn’t say exactly who she was drawing her votes from. generated a fair bit of buzz during her campaign finished the night with roughly “I’m an equal opportunity vote-stealer,” she said with a laugh. As to whether North Vancouver voters will see her name on a ballot again, 4.5 per cent of the vote. She said earlier in the evening she was making no predictions on election night. Webbe said it will depend on the political climate at the time, though she plans to “I’m just really happy with the way the whole campaign is gone. Because of that, I stay active hammering away on the same issues she campaigned on.

RALPH Sultan, B.C. Liberal incumbent for West Vancouver-Capilano, receives a congratulatory handshake from Jim O’Rourke.

Sultan’s support tops in the province “Ralph’s a high-calibre guy,” he said. “You can’t not support a guy of that calibre and pedigree. “I grew up in Saskatchewan and I’ve seen enough of the NDP,” he added. Sultan’s campaign manager Gavin Dew said the campaign worked hard to identify supporters early through phone polls, door-to-door canvassing and robocalls. Then volunteers went into overdrive to get those voters to the polls. Earlier in the evening, voter Ali Mojdehi in North Vancouver said he wasn’t wildly impressed with the campaign. “It was the Liberals trying to show how bad the other side was and Adrian Dix in a nice way trying to do the same,” he said. “There was not much of a discussion in this election.” Another North Vancouver voter, Karen Blunderfield said she met both candidates in her riding, North VancouverLonsdale, and ended up voting Liberal, based on her local candidate. “I’m one of those classic swing votes,” she said. Blunderfield said at the beginning of the campaign, she was leaning to the NDP, but changed her mind after deciding “the economy was the most important issue.” Speaking from the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre where NDP supporters gathered Tuesday night, West Vancouver NDP candidate Terry Platt said she was disappointed in the party’s province-wide result. “Obviously we thought we would do better,” she said. “It was fearmongering. People were afraid (of the NDP).” Platt said she’s remaining philosophical about the result. “The people of B.C. have spoken. . . . That’s democracy for you.”

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NV father, daughter killed by falling rock Whistler camping trip ends in tragedy Brent Richter brichter@nsnews.com

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Trevor Norman, 49, and Rockridge vs Sentinel rugby his 10-year-old daughter page 45 Zarah died after their tent was crushed by a falling boulder, Handsworth soccer likely on Saturday night. page 47 Searchers fanned out photo Facebook over the area of Blackcomb Windsor vs Sutherland soccer Mountain on Sunday evening THE Norman family. Trevor Norman, 49, and Zarah, 10 page 48 when the pair failed to check died Saturday night on a camping trip in Whistler. in after a backcountry ski trip. Using a helicopter and ground crews, volunteers set out again skiing, they describe this as a perfect area to go camping.” The B.C. Coroners Service confirmed the identities of the early Monday morning in an area known as the Wind Lip at the deceased Tuesday afternoon. Zarah was a Grade 5 student at edge of the Blackcomb glacier. “The tent was there. Both people were inside, both deceased. Dorothy Lynas elementary in the Indian River area of Seymour, At some point while they were in that tent, presumably Saturday the North Vancouver school district has confirmed. “The counsellors with the school district’s critical incident night, a large boulder had fallen from the rock face on the tent, killing both of them,” said Sgt. Rob Knapton, Whistler RCMP team are present at the school and available to assist students individually or in small groups with any feelings of grief they may spokesman. The campers were experienced and well equipped for the trip be dealing with,” said Victoria Miles, communications officer. The school also sent a letter home to parents and guardians Knapton said. “There’s always some inherent risk involved and it’s an Monday, informing them of the incident and giving suggestions unfortunate turn of events that caused this,” he said. “It’s not on how they might broach the news with the children. North Vancouver RCMP victims’ services section is assisting that anyone here did anything they weren’t supposed to do. When I talk to people who are experienced in backcountry the victims’ family members, who have asked for privacy.

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OUR weeks and more than 30 stories later (see them all at nsnews.com), British Columbia heads to the polls today. We will hold the front pages tonight and hope to have the results in this edition — but not on this page which must meet an earlier press deadline. It has been an interesting election in many ways and seems to have engaged the electorate more than in 2009 when barely half of the province’s registered voters bothered to mark their ballots. Whether she holds her seat and survives as the B.C. Liberal Party leader or not, Christy Clark has shown she performs well in the spotlight and under pressure. For a while over the weekend, mainstream media were agog with the prospect of a comeback for the ages as she appeared to have almost closed a 20-point opinion poll deficit.

Monday’s Angus Reid Public Opinion poll numbers put the champagne back in MSM’s editorial cupboard while chilling the coronation. Adrian Dix looks like he has survived a defensive campaign surprisingly empty of detailed policy. He safely rode the pre-election sentiment that the Liberals had worn out their welcome all the way to the finish line. Dix can barely claim to have offered a reason to choose his party — just a reason not to choose Clark. One concrete NDP promise that will affect the next election — for the better we believe — will be the banning of corporate and union election donations. Disappointingly, it did not get much play and nor did the general topic of election reform. Visit votesbc.org to cast your virtual vote under three different systems. Check next week to see if the results changed under any of them.

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Dear Editor: Regarding your Sunday story DNV Gives Longboarders a Break: I am a district resident and my son is an avid longboarder, directly affected by the ongoing debate over longboarding. Longboarding is his passion. Through it, he has made many friends and connected with other longboarders around the city to trade parts, boards and stories. It seems there is a general

attitude that longboarding is dangerous, that boarders are reckless and that the roads “are meant for cars.” My son has repeatedly had the police called to intervene, and has been stopped by the bylaw officers many times. To date, he hasn’t been charged nor received a bylaw fine — he and his friends make an effort to obey the rules and skate safely, but I’m sure they aren’t perfect. My son has also had several

residents yell at him and some drive their cars in a menacing way. As a road cyclist myself, my experience is very similar to his. I’ve had my share of drivers narrowly miss me, yell at me to get out of the way and, worse, intentionally swerve into my path or slam on their brakes to communicate their anger. Mayor Richard Walton implies the solution is for longboarders to organize like the mountain bikers. I

disagree. What exactly would the longboarders organize: taking over certain streets for certain hours; conducting street maintenance or enforcing some kind of longboarder code of conduct? The analogy has a simplistic appeal, but it isn’t well thought out. The resolution to this situation isn’t to banish longboarders from the streets. Some rules for the longboarders are required — like wearing

helmets and having a respect for other road users. But the real answer lies with all of us — we need to accommodate longboarders, just like we do all other users of the road. That means slowing down when encountering a boarder, or if you’re on a street which has lots of boarders, possessing an awareness of where they are or might be. Ultimately, the attitude that the road is just for cars needs

Waste waters muddied with misinformation: Corrigan

Dear Editor: I am responding to the May 1 letter from Couns. Alan Nixon and Guy Heywood, Our Nasty P3: Paying for the Poop Plant. Unfortunately, they have significantly misrepresented both the history and the present reality of wastewater treatment in Metro Vancouver. The financing formula for treatment plants was previously reviewed when the Annacis Island project was undertaken to serve eastern municipalities. The City and District of North Vancouver were asked to share the cost equitably across the region. They declined. Burnaby and other cities absorbed the additional costs

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of the new treatment plant, while North Vancouver enjoyed much lower sewerage rates by not participating in a region-wide cost equalization. Now, the shoe is on the other foot. Either the two politicians are not aware of the past position of their own councils or they are being intentionally disingenuous. I am also truly surprised that they suggest opposition to privatization of our public infrastructure is “ideological.” The Harper government has mandated that all projects seeking public funds must go through a privatization process, including private financing. Citizens face higher interest costs and loss of control of a public asset. The public sector always

retains the risk, because the federal regulations require the plant to be built. If the private company fails, we have to take over and complete the project. One might ask why would the federal government insist we turn over our local treatment plant to the private sector or receive no federal funding? The only answer is an ideological commitment to privatization. Planning a treatment facility to serve the North Shore is a difficult process. It does not help when local councillors muddy the waters with misinformation. Derek Corrigan Metro Vancouver director Mayor of Burnaby

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Dear Editor: Much has been written and said about the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 118 assuming the leadership of the North Shore Canada Day parade. It should be recognized that the previous committee worked very hard for many years on the parade and provided a great deal to the community. As their final contribution, they donated almost $8,000 in excess funds accrued over the years to two North Shore charitable organizations. Thank you so much for your past efforts. Ernie Hubbard, chairman, North Shore Canada Parade 2013

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Poop plant debate is not just about funding “There are three sources of funding (for a new Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment plant). . . . The first is the federal government that mandated the upgrade, the second is the provincial government that stipulated the timeline . . . and the third should be a cost-sharing arrangement with our fellow (Metro) municipalities. . . .” Couns. Guy Heywood and Alan Nixon

MY reaction after comparing the May 1 letter to the editor from North Vancouver councillors Guy Heywood (city) and Alan Nixon (district) with the May 12 letter from mayors Darrell Mussatto and Richard Walton was to ask if they sit on the same councils. While the councillors suggested funding sources and fairness in municipal costsharing are major issues for them with respect to replacing the Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant (LGWTP), the mayors seem comfortable with the current regional costsharing formula. In reply to questions from me, Heywood said, “Whether or not a possible increase in utility rates of 500 per cent is right, is pure conjecture.” Then, reminding us that

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Elizabeth James the water filtration plant came in 30-50 per cent over-budget after the first contractor walked off the project, he warned, “If we consider that precedent — including the fact that it, too, was a priority forced on us by the federal government — we should be wary of cost estimates. “The danger to our local community is that the North Shore communities are the ones that currently have the residual risk of cost overruns if they occur in the same way as the filtration project. The P3 structure is one way that we might be able to avoid that — but the devil is always in the details.” So how about we begin at the beginning and ask whether an entirely new facility at a different location is even necessary in order to achieve secondary treatment. Just because senior governments have issued decrees from on high, or because the region is behaving

as though all’s over bar choosing one of its nine glossy “concepts,” doesn’t mean taxpayers (or experienced engineers) accept the line that a brand new treatment facility on a single site is the way to go. The councillors were right to raise the cost-sharing issue on a pre-emptive basis. But a replacement of the current plant by a new one at First Street and Pemberton is by no means a done deal — whether or not the Squamish Nation wants the utility off its current site by 2020. Now for some openers: Site The Heywood-Nixon letter says: “Fortunately, the land to site the new sewage treatment plant has already been acquired.” Not so fast, gentlemen! Metro Vancouver’s acquisition may only be fortunate to the extent it cancelled out a bus depot at that location; availability does not relieve North Shore municipalities of the need to evaluate the highest and best use of the site. The councillors’ letter also says the Squamish Nation “has other plans for the land” when the lease on the current site expires in 2020. Maybe so; but has the Nation been offered ongoing revenues from an updated plant — perhaps via a design/build/operate partnering agreement with

senior, regional and municipal governments? It would be helpful for us to hear directly from Chief Ian Campbell whether his people have been given an opportunity to consider such a proposal. To upgrade the current plant to a state-of-the-art treatment/educational facility seems a better idea than to build a residential community underneath the Lions Gate Bridge, next-door to a sulphur terminal. The Squamish Nation might decide that a government-backed partnership in an essential service offered more reliable revenues than leases with other types of industries. For governments and only-one-pocket taxpayers, upgrading the level of treatment at the current location offers many potential advantages, not least of which would be capital-cost savings resulting from the ability to make use of existing infrastructure. Single site versus multi site Will North Shore negotiators take the easy way or the right way? The easy way is to drive by the former B.C. Rail site at First and Pemberton, look at the newly cleared, empty space, concede to Metro and say, “Hey! Let’s cover it with a sewage treatment plant.” The better way is to ask: If we didn’t have this empty space, where would be the

ideal location(s)? Would we build one large plant, or two smaller ones at a distance from one another to accommodate projected population hubs and for redundancy? Responsibilities and funding The Heywood-Nixon and Mussatto-Walton letters rightly acknowledge that wastewater treatment services are a regional responsibility. But that is only the case because senior governments like to legislate what will

be built where, when and how, turn up for the photoops and leave the real work for regional and municipal governments to figure out. That way, they can’t be held responsible for the decisions. But that is no excuse for local governments to avoid the wastewater-in-the-fan by engaging the LGWTP funding discussion as though all else had already been decided.

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Ambleside lots get park status Sam Smith newsroom@nsnews.com

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His sentiments were echoed by all of council. “This is one of the most important things we’ve done in a long time,” Coun. Nora Gambioli said. “I think this shows respect for the concerns of the public, the residents who came and spoke and have written to us.” A park dedication bylaw provides long-term protection to park lands, and changing the bylaws back is not an easy process. To rescind or remove the bylaw requires a public referendum or an alternative approval process, both of which are time-consuming and involve the public. “Because of the relative difficulty to remove a park dedication, a park dedication bylaw is considered to confer a high level of protection for park land,” the report policy states. The waterfront land may be used for a small restaurant and boat rentals. The existing arts and culture facilities are also slated to be retained.

DISTRICT-OWNED Ambleside waterfront lots between 13th and 18th street are officially parkland after council’s unanimous vote Monday, May 6 to make it just that.

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The new bylaw makes the land only usable as something park-related, and cannot be used for commercial development, placating some fears local residents had vocalized in previous meetings. “It defines what we’ve been aspiring to in relationship with this particular park here,” said Coun. Bill Soprovich. “This solidifies the park as an area that cannot be altered for future generations, and we can still carry on . . . with some of the zonings that we need for other things.”

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memory of someone who might have only known her casually or seen her in the neighbourhood. “Perhaps someone recalls seeing me walking to the grocery store or local bank?” she says. As the narrative proceeds, the questions it asks become bigger and starker, hinting that foul play could have been a factor. “How did I end up in North Vancouver, in the water, two weeks before Christmas in 1985? Did I ride the SeaBus to North Vancouver? Was I on the Carol Ship the night before and somehow fell into the water? Or was I pushed?” North Vancouver RCMP has two officers dedicated to seven unidentified human remains, 22 unsolved homicides and 44 missing persons investigations that have gone cold. The Jane Doe case has been generating the interest they were looking for. “A lot of people are calling from the public. It really did capture a sense of mystery. It’s very sad. We want to be able to identify this person,” said Const. Mary-Louise Zadravetz. “It’s time to put her to rest.” Anyone with information about the cold case is asked to call Zadravetz at 604-969-7505 or Cpl. Sue Tupper at 604- 9697568.

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Bike lanes, racks encourage new riders: coalition From page 8 consider making changes such as placing bike racks and creating biking lanes akin to those in Metro Vancouver. “Why don’t people ride? Because of their age? Hills? Are they lazy?” Drugge asked. “No. The number 1 reason is fear.” Peter Scholefield, vice-chairman of the coalition, said cycling

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Data key to informed discussion From page 7 I am in no mood to see our elected municipal representatives pass the baton to Metro. We should be glad Heywood and Nixon explained their quandary to the people; it should happen more often than it does. Now it’s up to us to respect their offer by playing a useful role in the decision-making — before the conversation devolves into an us-versus-them dispute. Beginning next week, with help from a top-ranking specialist in the design of wastewater treatment systems, I hope to provide you with more of the data you need for it to be an informed discussion — all in a non-techie kind of way. rimco@shaw.ca

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Todd Major KNOWLEDGEABLE gardeners who think globally while acting locally understand how to keep their gardens beautiful by growing in sustainable ways using effective techniques. For many homeowners who may not be “gardeners” in the true sense of the word, a good-looking garden is an accepted norm. And as a society we value greenspace, beautiful gardens and plants that enhance the visual appearance our neighbourhoods. For those of us who believe that living in a civil society comes with responsibility, gardening in a manner that is sustainable, beneficial, effective and affordable is a minimum responsibility. So here are a few suggestions to help everyone along the path to gardening gently on earth. Where is that made? We have all heard that buying locally is good for the planet and for local businesses. If you buy fertilizer, pesticides or chemical additives like bone meal along with most gardening tools, almost none of them are made in British Columbia, or even Canada. Many of the plants sold at local garden centres are grown in B.C. by our local growers. But some plants are grown in other countries. Every time we buy a foreign produced plant we are sending money and business out of the country. Next time you buy a gardening product, check the label or ask the salespeople to tell you where the product was made or

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after the flowers fade. Is that a native plant? The hippie gurus have been out in full force for the last decade telling us how native plants are the best choice, they will grow anywhere and they are adapted to our environment so they suffer fewer pest and disease problems. It is true that plants native to British Columbia are highly adapted to local conditions, as long as those

This summer myself and three teammates intend to make a traverse of the icechoked Northwest Passage solely under human power in a custom designed ocean rowing boat, travelling some 3,000 kilometres from Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. to Pond Inlet, Nunavut. Our hope is that by making this traverse, a traverse that’s never been done before because it couldn’t have been done before, we’ll be able to bring awareness to the profound effects climate change is having on the Arctic. I’ve spent the last six months consumed in the design of our custom rowing boat attempting to create the most versatile, energy efficient, environmentally sensitive craft possible. This design exercise made me think about the simple changes that can be done to make a home more energy efficient and livable. Here are a few simple steps one can take to greatly increase the efficiency of their homes: n Increasing the insulation in your home is a guaranteed way to move towards energy efficiency. A well insulated, well sealed and properly venti-

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PIERIS japonica and blue grass add long-lasting colour to the garden. grown and try to buy made in B.C. How long will that bloom? This is the common refrain of so many people who are looking for plants that bloom and bloom. Sorry, that’s just not real. Annuals may bloom all summer but most plants bloom for a few weeks and that’s all. It’s nature’s way. We can’t have children (flowers) all the time or we would be exhausted or dead and neither can plants. If you are looking for new

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KIDS love to hang their jewelry and artwork up in their rooms.

There are lots of creative ways to display and organize a teenage girl’s jewelry whether it’s on a bulletin board or magnet board. Here’s a cute idea that she can make with a few simple craft items from your local craft store. Look for pre-painted letters to make the task even easier. Materials: Pre-cut wood letters (available at Michaels Crafts) Acrylic paint (optional) Miniature screw-in hooks Glue and glue gun You may be able to find the miniature screw-in hooks at your local hardware store or at Michaels Crafts. I believe they

come in both silver and gold. If you wish to purchase the unpainted letters and paint them a custom colour you may do this first and let the letters dry overnight. There are also pre-cut words that you can purchase if you see something you like. Once the letters are dry, carefully insert the miniature hooks into the bottom of every second letter or every letter, according to your preference. Determine where you would like to hang the letters to form the word you are making and use your glue gun to attach the letters or word to the wall. Hang your jewelry from the miniature hooks. Another cute idea is to display your jewelry on branches from your garden. I’ve seen this idea done where the twig is cut to 10-20 cm long and spray painted white. Once it is dry, you can place it in a container filled with sand and hang your bracelets and necklaces on the small twigs. Empty picture frames work well for this ideas as well. Simply secure a small floral wire or fishing line between the vertical sides of the frame with a small pushpin. Hook your earrings on the wire and lean the frame against a small wall or your dressing table. lunter.ca

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conditions are in a forest, on a mountaintop or along a river. When it comes to planting many native plants in urban settings, most simply do not flourish in the hostile urban environment. It would also help all of us who like native plants if the native plant prophets would put their plants where their mouths are and start selling more than just two ferns, a cedar tree and ninebark, so we could plant more native plants. The top level philosophy for choosing plants is, “choose the right plant for the right place” and nothing else works as well. The weeds are taller than my kids! Weeding is not gardening. Weeding is work. To avoid weeding, the most sustainable, effective and affordable method is to mulch all garden beds. For all of those people out there cultivating the soil’s surface or paying someone to cultivate the soil’s surface to stop weed growth, I feel your pain and I have some advice. Cultivating the soil’s surface to develop that black soil agricultural look is a function of the desire of our vanity and it’s a short-term control method that is expensive over the long

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A male Audubon’s yellow-rumped warbler displays its colourful plumage at Maplewood Conservation Area. North Shore, but common in the Interior. The calliope that appeared at Maplewood a few springs ago was nectaring (feeding) at black twinflower flowers, a honeysuckle related shrub. Spring is also the season to watch for movements of gulls and terns. We have our resident glaucous-winged gulls, but others to be looked for include California, mew, ring-billed, and the dainty Bonaparte’s. Terns are known for their habit of plunge diving headlong into water with a big splash. Watch for both common terns and Caspian terns in Burrard Inlet. The purple martin, as mentioned, winters in South America (Brazil). Maplewood Conservation Area’s breeding colony, consisting of properly designed nesting boxes, is one of B.C.’s largest. Bringing the martin back to the North Shore is one of B.C.’s greatest conservation stories — one that we all can be proud of. A good place at the sanctuary to watch for birds like martins, ospreys, eagles, herons and gulls is Osprey Point. Watch also for waterfowl, grebes, cormorants and the pigeon guillemots. In the woods, and at the forest edges, purple finch, American goldfinch, yellowrumped warbler should be easy to find — all singing. A little more challenging to locate are the hermit thrush, Townsend’s warbler, brown creeper, and Hutton’s vireo

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A24 - North Shore News - Wednesday, May 15, 2013

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Youth optimistic about future, survey finds WE all know that our young people are going to be facing very different challenges than we did when we reached adulthood.

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Many of them will be saddled with increasingly large education debt, many will find they need more focused training to find work and many will be cobbling together Mac-jobs to pay the rent. You would think they would be facing their future with trepidation. But most Canadian teenagers believe

their glass is half full according to a new national survey commissioned by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and MasterCard Canada. In fact, a majority of Canadian teenagers (57 per cent) believe their quality of life as adults will surpass that of their parents. And while that’s barely a majority, there are also 32 per cent who anticipate their quality of life as adults to be “about the same” as their parents. Only 11 per cent expect their future quality of life to be worse than that of their parents.

Children and young adults tend to play the cards they are dealt. They may have heard the stories about the lives of their parents when they entered adulthood, but that’s just a story. They have also heard about their parents and grandparents facing the wars and the great depression. Now, they have their challenges and generally believe they will survive at least as well as their parents did. The Ipsos Reid study also shows that a strong majority of Canada’s teenagers are community-minded.

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It’s inournature From it’s early years as a rough and tumble mill town to the modern recreational and residential enclave we know now, the partnership between the natural beauty of the area and the people who have called it home is a source of immense pride for those who live there today.

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Romancing the Stove Angela Shellard

THE Queen’s birthday is celebrated in Canada on May 24.

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That day is also the unofficial kickoff to summer; the weekend when gardeners seek out their bedding plants; the patio furniture is uncovered and the barbecue gets its inaugural run of the season. With any luck we’ll be blessed with gorgeous weather on our three days off, but rain or shine here’s a great menu to celebrate the start of this popular season. Be sure to choose ground beef with about 20 per cent fat content for the burgers. Extra lean ground beef makes a dry burger.

WHAT first began in 2006 as a valiant, but low-key attempt to introduce Vancouver diners to our own spot prawn fishery has turned into the city’s most delicious celebration of spring.

mixture into six equal-sized balls, then form each ball into a patty slightly larger than the English muffins. Make a shallow indent in one side of each patty (this helps prevent them from puffing up while cooking). Cover the patties and refrigerate for at least

Now, seven years later, spot prawn season is an event, with chefs and diners eagerly awaiting the first delivery of fresh prawns, still wriggling and slick with briny ocean water. Up until six years ago, B.C. spot prawns were exported to Japan almost exclusively. It was chef Robert Clark (then of C Restaurant) and fisherman Steve Johansen of Organic Ocean who teamed up to create an event and campaign that would elevate these juicy beauties to a prized place on our local dinner tables for the short six- to eight-week stretch of the commercial spot prawn season. This year, the season opened May 9, and the first catch was served that night at Yew Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver. Johansen hauled it in, and Clark collaborated with Yew chef Ned Bell on the menu. The main ingredient was slightly delayed by strong tides, but after their muchcelebrated, and photographed,

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Spicy Beef Burgers with Grilled Balsamic Onions 1½ lbs lean ground beef (see note above) 1 jalapeno pepper, finely minced (wear gloves when mincing to avoid getting the oils on your skin) ½ cup smoky barbecue sauce (hickory flavoured or other favourite) 1 to 2 tsp Cajun seasoning (to taste) 1 egg 1 Spanish onion, cut into half-inch slices Olive oil Balsamic vinegar 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese with jalapenos 6 English muffins, sliced in half (or burger buns if you prefer) ½ cup melted butter with ½ tsp garlic powder stirred in Kosher salt and freshly

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Event included cooking demos From page 33

arrival, the prawns went straight into the kitchen and then onto our plates. First up, Bell crafted a pretty plate of shelled crustaceans, one raw and one poached, reclining against thick slices of avocado, all set in his Green Goddess dressing. Clark took over for the next course: bright-flavoured “Thai style” pickled spot prawns, studded with mint leaves and

peanuts. He also made an almost impossibly bright green pea soup, swimming with prawn chunks and adorned with a crispy slice of prosciutto. The main course was back to Bell, and it was his version of “surf and surf”: cooked prawns nestled against a tender wedge of halibut, served with a crunchy kale Caesar salad. On Saturday, the prawns got a less elegant, but no less delicious party, at the B.C. Spot

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Emily Walker. Among her picks: the lively Kurtis Semillon, a luscious Alsatian Muscat from Zind Humbrecht, a Cab Franc rosé from Tinhorn Creek, and with the halibut and prawns: Terralsole Rosso de Montalcino from Tuscany, and Toppiano Pinot Noir from California. Now Walker is adding a new venture to her resumé, called Wineshare. She has teamed up with Vancouver Urban Winery to create Vancouver’s first custom winemaking project that gives wine lovers an opportunity to be involved in the planning, harvest, production and branding of their own wine. This handson, personal winemaking experience for amateur vintners uses premium fruit from the region and is led by professional winemakers, right in the heart of Vancouver. For full details visit wineshare.ca deanal@telus.net

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CHEF Ned Bell of Yew Restaurant and Bar prepares for the First Catch B.C. Spot Prawn Dinner. Line-ups were long to buy the first prawns of the season right off the boats in the top photo, and lunch is fresh at the annual Spot Prawn Festival at Fisherman’s Wharf in Vancouver in the photo top left.

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Zucchini Salad with Feta & Tomatoes 4 cups thinly sliced zucchini 1 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes 2 oz feta cheese, crumbled ¼ cup shredded fresh basil ¼ cup olive oil 1 Tbsp seasoned rice vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp finely minced shallot Salt and freshly ground black pepper In a medium salad bowl, combine the zucchini and tomatoes; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Gently stir in the feta and basil. In a small jar with a tightly fitting lid, combine the olive oil, rice vinegar, mustard and shallot; add salt and pepper to taste. Place lid on jar and shake vigorously to emulsify dressing. Drizzle dressing over salad. Makes six servings.

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MEMBERS of St. Andrew’s United Church sing Happy Birthday to Betty Hsu during a recent luncheon at the church’s new Community Kitchen. The lunch was part of the church’s Chinese Seniors Outreach program. The church plans to hold regular lunches in support of the program. Donations from food suppliers are welcome. 604-218-2084.

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Civic Plaza Farmers Market: A weekly market with fresh produce, baked goods, jewelry and more, Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. at 141 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 778-995-9461. Dundarave Village Farmers’ Market: Fresh, locally grown or homemade products will be available every Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the 2400-block

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from making a difference simply because no one listens to them. BBBSC in partnership with MasterCard is attempting to change that. Though they might not tell you, teens do look to adults as role models within the community. The survey reveals that teenagers generally have a sophisticated understanding of the connection between community service and role models. Almost nine in 10 (89 per cent) believe that teens with a parent or adult mentor who sets a strong example of community service are more likely to become socially engaged than those without role models. “Parents across Canada should take great pride in these findings,” says Bruce MacDonald, president and CEO of BBBSC. “Eighty-four per cent of those surveyed report that they have positive role models who have proven to them that individuals can make a difference through their actions. This speaks to the quality of parenting in Canada and the power of mentoring to inspire young people to become socially engaged.” This optimism, however, is tempered by the fact that two in three teenagers (66 per cent) feel highly pressured and stressed about life after high school. Other interesting findings include: Half (51 per cent) of the teenagers surveyed are

optimistic about Canada’s future, while 35 per cent are unsure. Nineteen per cent are pessimistic about the country’s future. More than eight in 10 (84 per cent) are confident in their ability to meet whatever challenges the future brings. Eighty-two per cent have faith in their ability to influence positive change. Nine in ten (91 per cent) think that social engagement is important to improving our quality of life. When it comes to responsibility for positive social change, the majority of teenagers believe that social media has an important role to play. “Fifty-six per cent of the teenagers think that social media organizations are responsible, along with governments, corporations and educators, for building a better future,” notes MacDonald. “Today’s teenagers appear set to put their generation’s unique stamp on influencing change.” Our job is to be positive role models for our children, to mentor our teens and support them in their quest for a responsible and successful adult life.

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CELEBRATIONS

Bruce and Shirley Macdonald Bruce and Shirley Macdonald, seen in a recent photo above and on their wedding day at left, were married on May 22, 1953, in Toronto. They have lived in their log home near Deep Cove for 56 years, and still enjoy skiing, hiking, swimming and woodworking. Their three children congratulate them and wish them continued health and happiness.

Mark Bradwell Mark Bradwell was born in Nanaimo on May 11, 1923. He worked as an electrical engineer until his retirement. Mark and his late wife Ann lived most of their 50 married years in North Vancouver. A gathering of about 35 family members, including three children, seven grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren helped him celebrate his 90th birthday. Mark is seen in a recent photo at right, and in a 1944 photo above (he is sitting centre) with a graduating wireless mechanic class of the RCAF.

Enclose a good-quality photo and a description of your wedding announcement, milestone anniversary (first, fifth and every subsequent five years) or birthday (80 years and every fifth year thereafter) along with a contact name and phone number and we’ll try to include it on our Celebrations page. Email your submission to rduane@nsnews.com or bring a hard copy print to #100126 East 15th St., North Vancouver. Celebrations is a free service and there is no guarantee submissions will be published. Text may be edited for style and/or length.

Theresa and Blair Sheils

Bill and Connie Sparling Bill and Connie Sparling were married on May 30, 1953. Family and friends congratulate the couple on their 60th wedding anniversary.

Theresa and Blair Sheils were married on April 28, 2012, in Deep Cove. Family and friends from across Canada and the U.S. attended. The couple recently celebrated their first wedding anniversary with their six-month-old son.

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Swing your partner GRADE 4 Carisbrooke elementary students Ashley Walker and Matthew Stuart promenade at the North Vancouver School District Dance Festival, which took place April 30 at Centennial Theatre.

kids’ stuff

Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. No experience necessary for band (two years experience needed for strings). Info: Cynthia Hadley, 604-922-7996. Pro-D Day Movie Matinee: Watch a screening of Hotel Transylvania Friday, May 17, 2:30 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca.

Your Whole Child: Author Barbara Coloroso will speak about effective parenting and teaching strategies Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m. at Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver.Admission$20/$15. Tickets: kaymeekcentre.com or 604-981-6335. West Vancouver Youth Band will hold a new member information night Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. at West

Help Build a Lego Garden: JoinLegocertifiedprofessional Robin Sather, to help build a huge garden made out of Lego bricks May 18 and 25, at Park Royal South, 10 a.m.4 p.m. For more information visit shopparkroyal.com. DJWorkshop:Learnscratching and beat-matching with a variety of styles and techniques using digital technology and old-school turntables Saturday,

May 25, 2-4 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Open to teens in Grade 7 and up. Registration required. Info: nvcl.ca. Animal Antics Family Storytime: Stories, puppets and rhymes celebrating furry, feathered and fun creatures of the animal kingdom Saturday, May 25, 10:30-11 a.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Free; no registration required. Imagine and Explore — Growing Up: Children ages three to six, accompanied by an adult, will learn about trees and the animals that live there Saturday, May 25, 12:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604-9903755. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell listings@nsnews.com

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includes appetizers. Payment can be made out and sent to: Handsworth Grad 1973 40th Reunion, 270 East 10th St., North Vancouver, B.C., V7L 2E1. For information, contact Pat Comey at pgcomey@shaw. ca.

Canadian Workplace Culture: North Vancouver City Library is offering a free interactive workshop for internationallytrained new Canadians Wednesday, May 15, 1:303:30 p.m. at 120 West 14th St. Registration is not required. Info: nvcl.ca. A Mother’s Day Fashion Show and Tea will take place Wednesday,May15,1:45p.m.at Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. There will also be live entertainment. Tickets: $8. Info: silverharbourcentre. com or 604-980-2474. West Vancouver Historical Society will hold its annual general meeting Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre, 695 21st St. Speakers from the fire museum will be featured at the meeting. Handsworth Grad Class of 1973: A 40th reunion will take place on Saturday, May 18, 511 p.m. at Cheers restaurant (upstairs), 125 East Second St., North Vancouver. Tickets: $30,

Wilderness at Your Doorstep: A celebration of pioneer history Sunday, May 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, North Vancouver. Explore relics from early logging and mining days at BC Mills House. Discover more about everything from hiking to bears to archaeology. Free. Info: metrovancouver.org or 604-432-6359. Parenting Lecture Series: Parenting specialist Christopher Burt will give a series of lectures about issues that affect parents of preschool, elementary and teenage children. Troubled Teens — Difficult Conversations will take place Wednesday, May 22, 7 p.m. at the North Shore Jewish Community Centre, 1305 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Admission: $35 per couple, $20 per person. Info and registration: 604-925-6488 or office@harel.org. Drop In, Log In, Learn: Free one-on-one tech tutorial for adult beginners Sunday, May 26, 1:15-2:15 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Tech-savvy teens will help with questions about computers, mobile phones, PDAs and other high-tech devices. Info: nvcl.ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell listings@nsnews.com

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Lego love-in WEST Vancouver Community Centre Society sponsored the Blocks, Bricks, Build Festival at the West Vancouver Community Centre recently. Dozens of children created Lego masterpieces themed around moving machines, the future, and cities and buildings.

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NEIGHBOURHOODS Noteworthy neighbours

Healthy heroes crowned at NV spring event

THE Move More on the Shore program, Table Matters food security network, and two individuals — Heera Chung and Eun-gyung Lim — were recipients of 2013 Healthy Community Hero Awards, presented by representatives of the Active North Shore Network at Saturday’s Lonsdale Spring Celebration.

The Active North Shore Network was formed to improve community awareness

of and access to active living and healthy eating and to inspire those who work, play and live on the North Shore to achieve healthier, more balanced lives. Network members and sponsors include local municipalities, school districts, recreation departments, Vancouver Coastal Health, businesses, and media partners. According to a press release, the Healthy Community Hero Award is an annual honour intended to recognize local organizations and individuals working to support one or more of the network’s three pillars, which include active living, healthy eating and living

Time Traveller

photo courtesy of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives

BUSY spot! This 1946 photograph shows two streetcars northbound on Lonsdale and the Lynn Valley streetcar turning right on First. Don’t miss the 101st Lynn Valley Day celebration May 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Be sure to make the Community History Centre one of your stops for some logging activities. Info: nvma.ca. tobacco-free. This year’s winners include: ■ Move More on the Shore, a new 12-week interactive lifestyle program aimed at lower-income, inactive adults in North and West Vancouver who may be living with a chronic disease. The program, a partnership between Vancouver Coastal Health and the District of West Vancouver, involves regular guided physical activity and health education that is run in a supportive group environment.

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ESTELA Majano, 10, and pooch Cee Cee pose for a photograph at the North Vancouver City Library photo booth at Saturday’s Lonsdale Spring Celebration, presented by the North Vancouver Recreation Commission with the support of a host of community partners. Scan with Layar to watch a video of the day’s festivities.

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The purpose of the program is to foster increased physical activity and healthy eating to decrease disease. ■ The Table Matters food security network supports the healthy eating pillar of Active North Shore by taking action to improve access to healthy, local food. The network encourages and provides support to a wide variety of food-related activities, including beekeeping and community gardens. It holds events regularly to build knowledge and skills about local food. Most recently, the network has drafted a food charter with the hope that it will be approved by the three

municipalities and will serve as a guiding document to decisions that impact food on the North Shore. The network is comprised of more than 200 individuals, representatives from non-profit organizations and businesses, staff from all three North Shore municipalities, and Vancouver Coastal Health. Table Matters invites anyone with an interest in healthy eating to join the network. ■ Heera Chung and Eungyung Lim emigrated from Korea and have been leaders in a Korean women’s walking group for the past four years as part of the North Shore Immigrant Women’s Active

Living Program. The number of women who walk in their group ranges from seven to 25 on any given Tuesday and they walk rain or shine, wind or sleet. They explore a wide variety of trails on the North Shore and encourage newcomers, family and friends to join them. They have created a support network and opportunity for women to be physically active together, meet new friends and feel a sense of connection with their community. Send details, along with your contact information, for our regular Noteworthy Neighbours section to emcphee@nsnews.com.

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Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Sally Scott, 604-924-1923.

Dare to be Heard, presented by the North Shore Writers Association, meets the first Wednesday of every month, 79 p.m. at Mollie Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. The association invites writers of all genres, fiction and non-fiction, to read their work in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and to listen to other writers share their work and talk about the writing process. Readers are invited to attend to get to know established and new local writers. Free for members and non-members by donation.

what’s going on

Circle Dance: Learn easy dances with music and steps from many traditions the second Wednesday of each month, 7-9 p.m. (arrive 6:45 p.m.). Admission by donation. Registration and location: Wendy Anne, 604988-3522.

Gleneagles Scottish Country Dance Club: Experienced classes every Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn Elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. Info: Simon, 604-925-9333. Meals on Wheels needs volunteers on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings.Info:604-922-3414 or northshoremealsonwheels. org. North Shore Chorus meets Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 p.m., at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: 604-

Deep Cove Ladies’ Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday of each month at Lions Garey Ham Court, 936 Bowron

985-2559, nschorus.com or audreyowen@shaw.ca. SpeakerHub Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, 5:457:15 p.m. in the Education Centre at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. The organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendlysupportiveenvironment. Guests are welcome. Info: justin. dyer@shaw.ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-profit, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@ nsnews.com. For our online listings, go to nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.

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THEIR leading scorer is in Grade 9. Their star goalie and emotional leader is in Grade 10. Their starting lineup consists of eight players in Grade 10 or younger.

ruck hard, but neither team would be saying, ‘Wow, that was a fantastic game of open rugby’ (after) that first one.” Each team has talent and history on their side. Rockridge, aside from their one hiccup against Collingwood, has been destroying everyone in their path this season on the way to finishing first in the Lower Mainland league and earning a berth in the final. The Ravens haven’t won a provincial title since 2010 — that’s considered a drought for Rockridge — but this year they appear to be one of the teams to beat. “Having played them over and over again, I don’t think there’s ever been a weak Rockridge team since they came into this level of rugby,” said Speirs with a laugh. “With the scores they’ve put up we know that they’ve got a pretty darn good backline. They’ve got a lot of talent out wide, they’ve got really good halfbacks. They pretty much have a very balanced team, forwards and backs.” This year’s New Zealand Shield final will come down to who controls the ball while making the fewest mistakes, said Speirs. “In a game like this where the two teams should be really even it’ll come down to who can keep the ball in hand the most. If we have the ball then we’re a very good team. If we’re playing defence all the time, if Rockridge has the ball and they can maintain it, it’ll be a difficult day for us.” Collingwood, like Rockridge, had just one defeat during the regular season, a 15-12 loss to Hugh McRoberts in Richmond

This is the Windsor secondary girls soccer team. The senior girls soccer team. And hey, they’re undefeated and one win away from the provincial championships. “This for us was a development year,” said Greg Hockley with a chuckle. He’s Windsor secondary’s vice principal and co-head coach of the senior team along with Bob Donoghue. “We knew they were going to be a good team but I didn’t even expect them to be . . . I mean, they’ve been undefeated this year. They haven’t lost a game. When you can take a nucleus of eight players that are starting that are in Grade 10 or 9 and play them against all the top senior teams and go undefeated, you know you’ve had a good year.” That Grade 9 sniper who is scoring all the goals is Emma Pringle. “She’s had multiple hat trick games,” said Hockley. The Grade 10 goalie, a cocaptain, is Courtney Whittred. Pushing the pace in the middle of the field is co-captain Pauline McCordic — she’s a grizzled old vet, already in Grade 11. They may be young but that didn’t hold them back this season. The Dukes raced to the top of the tough North Shore AA league, winning five games in regulation and one in a shootout to easily score first place.

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BEN Bethune of the Rockridge Ravens senior rugby team splits a pair of tacklers from Sentinel secondary during a playoff game Friday. The Ravens dispatched the Spartans and will take on their West Van rivals from Collingwood for the New Zealand Shield tomorrow at Brockton Oval. Visit nsnews.com for a photo gallery.

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THE last time the powerhouse senior AA rugby teams from Rockridge and Collingwood met it was a messy affair played during the height of the West Coast’s annual springtime mud up.

“It was in the midst of the monsoon season,” said Collingwood head coach David Speirs, whose Cavaliers won the game 13-10, handing Rockridge their only loss of the regular season. The Ravens and Cavs will meet again under, hopefully, much nicer conditions Thursday at Stanley Park’s Brockton Oval with the New Zealand Shield, awarded annually to the Lower Mainland champion, on the line. Coach Speirs is expecting a very different type of game this time around. “It was a very messy game — it was rainy, the ball was really slippery. I don’t think you could tell much about Rockridge from that game because neither team was running the ball very well. I don’t think they could tell much about us either. We both know that there’s a lot of people who like to tackle and hit hard and

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ABBY Dixon of the Handsworth senior girls soccer team lines up a shot against New West Monday at Ambleside Park. The Royals needed a win to earn a trip to the provincial championships and they did it with ease, blasting New West 7-0. Handsworth will join Argyle at the B.C. AAA finals running May 30-June 1 at North Vancouver’s Inter River Park. Scan with Layar for more photos. knee injury while playing rugby, McLachlan ended the Paralympic tournament with averages of 26.0 points per game and 16.7 rebounds per game. She also led the event in blocks per game. In 2012 McLachlan also led the BC Breakers to gold at the Canadian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Championships and was named tournament MVP. She also starred for the Trier Dolphins in the European

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WINDSOR’S Jordie Mundie (left) and Bailey Elkington clash with Sutherland’s Marsha Chesshire during a North Shore senior girls AA playoff match Monday. Windsor won in a shootout to advance to today’s final against Seycove. Scan with Layar to see more photos.

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From page 45

That position, however, doesn’t mean a whole lot when there’s only one provincial berth on the line for all of the teams from the North Shore and Burnaby. Windsor’s first place showing earned them a must-win playoff semifinal date against Sutherland Monday night. The teams traded chances but no one could come up with the decisive blow through regulation time and 15 minutes of overtime. “Both teams were unlucky not to score on multiple chances,” said Hockley. “I’d say both teams had five or six top quality chances to score and both keepers and defences were on the ball.” With the season hanging in the balance the game went to the dreaded shootout. No problem for the young Dukes, however, as they scored on four straight shots while Whittred made a pair of nice saves to make it 4-2. Hockley credited Whittred as game MVP but added his shooters were super cool under pressure — not because they were too young to know any better, rather they were too confident to miss.

“I think they’ve been well coached in the community, they play high-level soccer and they’re very good under pressure — I don’t think it’s their naivety,” he said. “Anyone in soccer knows that it’s not necessarily the skill level in PKs, it’s the ability to handle pressure. . . . For our Grade 9s and 10s to be able to step up and handle pressure like that in a senior game, I was so impressed with that.” The Dukes still have one more hurdle to clear and it’s a big one. Waiting for them in today’s final will be the Seycove Seyhawks, last year’s provincial champions who finished second behind Windsor in the North Shore league this season. “Our team is a bit more youthful and upcoming and their team won provincials last year so they have a bit more experience to draw on — I like our chances but I’d say it’s going to be a very tight game,” said Hockley. “We know them very well. We’ve played them, the girls all know each other, they’re from the same area, they play on the same club teams. . . . It’s a very See Defending page 49


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Team that earns the hard yards will win Shield

••• Game time for Rockridge vs. Collingwood is 4 p.m. Thursday at Stanley Park’s Brockton Oval. The AA final will be followed by the AAA Lower Mainland Championship game pitting St. George’s against West Vancouver secondary, also at Brockton Oval.

season while allowing only 31. Collingwood, meanwhile, scored 204 while giving up 60. On Thursday, however, past results both muddy and clean won’t mean a thing as these two storied programs, winners of nine of the past 12 provincial AA championships, do battle once more.

From page 45

in April. The Cavaliers got their shot at revenge last Friday when they faced McRoberts again in the Lower Mainland semifinals. Things didn’t go well early, however, as the Cavs gave up a try less than a minute into the game. “45 seconds might be generous,” said Speirs. “It might have been 30 seconds that we were down 7-0. Basically they had a kid run through three tackles and off they went.” That, however, was the end of the scoring for McRoberts as Collingwood stiffened up their defence while letting loose their attackers en route to a 38-7 win. The poor start led to a little hand wringing but Speirs said the Collingwood side remained upbeat. Financing up to 72 months Leasing “I was pretty confident that if we followed our game plan we would beat them,” he said. “This time we were ready to adjust and move them around a bit. . . . I thought we played quite well as a team, a good combination of forward power and getting the ball out wide to our strike-force backs. We have a lot of speed out wide.” EARN 1,000 The Cavaliers are led by the AIR MILES hard-running Grade 12 trio of No. 8 Marshall Fuller, winger Connor McRae and fullback Taylor Milliken. “If those guys are all going then we have a chance against pretty much anybody,” said Speirs, adding that his team also has a bunch of guys who are good at the dirty work. " Auto trans " A/C " Tilt " Cruise " OnStar with TurnByTurn navigation “We’ve got a lot of good " Steering wheel audio controls " Bluetooth " AM/FM/CD/MP3 players. Rugby is such an " Vortec 4.3L V6 " 5 year/160,000km powertrain warranty " MSRP $32,030 unsung sport. The guys who are at the bottom of the rucks winning the ball allow the NOW other guys to get it in hand and go for runs. We feel we’ve got a lot of players who give OR you the hard yards.” Cash purchase price Bi-weekly. $0 down 84 months The Cavaliers will need at 0.99% + taxes + fees OAC to get the hard yards to beat Rockridge who racked up 337 points during the regular

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ANDREASSEN, Mark Odd March 16, 1932 – May 2, 2013

It is with great sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of Mark Andreassen, husband, father and grandfather. Mark is survived by his wife Gloria, sons Blake (Susan) and Bradley, his daughter Gail (Mark) and his grandchildren Kimberley, Corey, Mitchell, Jake and Ally. Mark enjoyed sixty years in the auto industry. He spent his leisure time in the summer being a cowboy, rancher and farmer at Osprey Lake. In the winter, Mark was a very competent, keen skier. He was one of the greatest supporters of Alpine Ski Racing in this country! A celebration of Mark’s life will be held at the North Lonsdale United Church on Thursday, May 16th 2013 at 3:00 pm with a reception to follow.

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BEGLEY, Josephine Isobel Aug 16, 1921 - May 09, 2013 Jo Begley (nee Goldsworthy) died peacefully in her sleep. She was born the seventh and youngest child of North Vancouver pioneers, Joseph and Isobel Goldsworthy. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack, in 2007, and is survived by her daughter Joan and Rick of Salt Spring Island, her son Ted and Fran of North Vancouver, her grandchildren, Jonathan (Mary) and Timothy (Liana), Adam (Jess), Kate (Charlie) and Dennis, and great grandchildren, Eliza, Bennett, Jake. Jo began school at Keith Lynn and graduated from North Van High School. She worked as a legal secretary in the Police Courts at the North Van City Hall prior to enlisting in the RCAF WD. Jo was assigned as a legal secretary in JAG offices on many air bases in Ontario, including a posting in Prime Minister MacKenzie-King’s office. Jo met Jack in Toronto at the end of the war. They became engaged at Maple Leaf Gardens and were married in North Vancouver in 1946. Jo was a sports mom, an Explorer leader, a voracious reader, a solver of crossword puzzles, and a self-taught painter. She was a gracious woman, always positive about life, and supportive of those around her. The family wish to thank the staff of Upper Lodge and Lower Terrace at Inglewood Care Facility for their compassionate care. The family will have a private memorial. In lieu of flowers a donation to the charity of your choice is appreciated.

DAVIS, Doris Cecile June 12, 1922- May 5, 2013

Doris passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, predeceased by husband Thomas Ernest and daughters Wendy Louise and Heather Cecile. Survived by sister Doreen Clemence, son John Davis of Nanoose Bay, grandchildren; Larry Davis (Linda), Bryan Davis, Lyndsay Thomson (Neil), Christina Krahn and two greatgrandchildren, Colby and Lucy. Survived also by cousin Larry White (Linda) and son-in-law Ross Thomson (Linda). Doris enjoyed many wonderful years of curling, bridge and lawn bowling. She was a devoted volunteer with St. Stephen’s Altar Guild and Lions Gate Hospital. She will always be remembered for her kindness and love of her family. A Celebration of life is to be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 855 22nd Street, West Vancouver, B.C. on Saturday May 18th at 1:00pm. Donations to the Lions Gate Hospital would be greatly appreciated. For those wishing to share a memory of Doris, please go to www.hollyburnfunerals.com

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Lovingly Remembered Born Aug. 6th, 1938 in Glasgow Scotland passed away peacefully April 27th, 2013 in Lions Gate Hospital. Myrna and Ewen by his side. Survived by Myrna, his loving wife of 53 years, also brothers Ewen, Donald and Calum and many nieces and nephews. We wish to thank the ICU staff at both Richmond and Lions Gate hospitals for their timeless care and compassion. Also to friends and family for their kind words and support and to good friend Lois who held me close. Much travelled as a young man, Bert was always happy to come home to Canada. No service by request.

KERN - Teresa (Terry) 1936-2013

Terry passed away Wednesday evening May 8th at Evergreen L.G.H. with family at her side. Terry was born in Lethbridge Alberta, the youngest of six siblings. She will be greatly missed by her brother Sydney (Olly), her sister Florence (David) and fifteen nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brother Harvey (1994), her sister Aileen (2002) and eldest brother Gene in (2012). She leaves many loyal friends especially Shirley Hardisty and her husband Don. Terry graduated from West Van High. She was an airline stewardess for Air Canada and then an assistant teacher at St. Anthony’s School. Her greatest love was her family, music, children and cats. She was always singing and expressing her love for everyone. But best of all she loved her nieces and nephews and their families. Lynn, Jeffrey, Donna and Steven Kern formerly of North Van, Patty, Cathy, Sam, Kristine and Gordon Kern in Ontario; Laurie, Valerie, Michael and Colleen Kern from Richmond and Andy, Allen and Nancy Davenport from Vancouver. We would like to express our deepest gratitude to Dr. Mark Sager and the wonderful staff at Evergreen House, L.G.H. There will be a funeral Mass and celebration of life at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 24th at St. Stephen’s Parish, 1360 - 24th St E. North Vancouver, (corner of 24th & Mountain Highway)

Audrey Edith MacMillan Aug. 29, 1931 - May 9, 2013

Suddenly and peacefully on May 9th, Audrey Edith MacMillan (ne´e Butler) passed away after 81 years. To her children Bruce (Judy) Jane and Ross (Kimberly) she was Mom: Life coach and teacher, hockey den mother and holiday meal architect. To grand-daughters Tayler, Lauren and Jamison she was Nana: cookie-maker, shell collector and secret Santa. To sister Doreen Smith and friends she was Audrey: Canucks fan, animal lover, gardener and enthusiast of all things Comox Valley. A Vancouver native, Britannia High School and UBC graduate (B’Comm 1954) Audrey married Douglas MacMillan in 1959, and lovingly raised their children in North Vancouver and Montreal. She took over management of the family business, Progressive Engineering Works, in 1985 after the passing of her beloved father Walter. Upon retirement she moved to Little River near Comox, BC where the Butler family settled a generation earlier, moving from Brigus, Nfld. Little River was where she was happiest, building a homestead and garden that she loved to share. Friends are invited to join the family among the rhododendrons in Audrey’s garden on Monday, May 20, 2013,11 AM - 2 PM to celebrate her life. Special thanks to Dr.Thomas and the team at St. Joseph’s Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Comox Valley S.P.C.A.

RENNEY, Audrey Genevieve May 22, 1923 - May 10, 2013

Audrey passed away suddenly at Shuswap Lake General Hospital at the age 89 years. She was born in Admiral, Saskatchewan and moved to Salmon Arm in 1937. In 1941 she moved to Vancouver where she met and married Joe Renney on August 26, 1949. She had twins Mark and Jolene in August 1952. She was a professional seamstress and was a long time, active member of 'The Bridge Community Church' in North Vancouver. In June 2012 Audrey returned to Salmon Arm and moved into Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence to be close to her sister, Noni. Audrey was predeceased by her husband Joe. She leaves her son Mark, daughter; Jolene, daughter inlaw Arlene, grandchildren; Andrea, Trevor, Casey and great-grandson Marlow, sisters; Doris, Noni and Eileen. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday May 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Shuswap Retirement Residence. Salmon Arm. Online condolences can be sent through Audrey’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, B.C.

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It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of 'Drene' on May 6, 2013, at the age of 87 at Lions Gate Hospital. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Drene was predeceased by her parents, brother, sisters and loving husband, Tom. Survived by her four sons, David, Scott, Mike (Tracy) and Mel (Pat), her grandchildren including Julie Zinck, Laura Patrick, Maddie Turner and Lucy Turner and her great-grand children who will deeply miss her. The family would like to thank the staff of the Cardiac Care Unit (2 East) Lions Gate Hospital for their loving care. Drene requested a cremation followed by a family celebration of her life.

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MCLEOD, Donna Constance Oct. 27, 1924 - April 27, 2013

Beloved Mother, Nini, Aunt, Mother in law, Friend and Fellow Traveler. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Donna Constance McLeod. With the love of family, friends and her daughter at her side she left to be 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow' to join her husband of 56 years, Daryl. She is predeceased by her parents William (Smokey) and Jennie (Tiny) Pennicott and brother Frank Pennicott. She leaves behind: her daughter Cindy, son in law Richard, Grandchildren: Jennifer (Brad), Quintin, Maddysyn and Dawsen, Daryl’s brother Ron (Mary) and many nieces and nephews. Donna was born in North Vancouver and lived on the North Shore her entire life as she loved the water and she was always close to the beaches. She had the occasion to go up the Coast to logging camps in her younger years with her parents and she also went on many an adventure with Daryl. She valued the support and care she received from her family and friends over the years and she in turn, when need be, was their pillar of strength. Donna had a strong sense of self and as Frankie would sing ' She did it her way'. Her family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all that knew and loved her.

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SUMPTON, Murray George Dec 02, 1925 - May 08, 2013 He spent his final days at home on Salt Spring Island surrounded by loving family and looking out at his beloved ocean and garden view. Murray was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and moved with his family to Vancouver in the mid thirties. He graduated Ad#: from North Vancouver High School in 1943 and from UBC as an electrical engineer in 1948. He began working at Wismer and Rawlings Electric in 1956. He became president of that company in 1973 and continued in that role until his retirement in 1993. Murray was predeceased by his first wife, Anna, and his daughter Elizabeth. He is survived by his second wife, Laurel Gordon, and children Christopher Sumpton (Beverly Dywan), Sue Ann Burns (Cameron), Erika Harrison, Kevin Harrison (Alexandra Hounsell) and six grandchildren, Bryn, Christina, Graham, Riel, Samuel and Avery. Celebration of his life will be held at St. Andrews United Church in North Vancouver on June 8, 2013 at 3 p.m. with reception following. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to www.saltspring islandfoundation.org in memory of Murray.

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New Westminster

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7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.

SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788

6020-14

Langley/ Aldergrove

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

6020-34

Surrey

3508

Plants & Trees

3505

Boarding

HORSE BOARDING available in Port Coquitlam. Westside Stables. Full/Semi/Self Board. For more information call Sandy 604-941-5434 cel 778-388-5434

SAWMILLS FROM only $3997 MAKE MONEY & SAVE MONEY with your own bandmill - Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info & DVD: www.NorwoodSawmills.com/ 400OT 1-800-566-6899 Ext:400OT.

REAL ESTATE 6008

For Sale Miscellaneous

HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper

Appliances

Sales • Service • We buy

2060

3507

2118

Recycler

604-724-7652

Dogs

DESK, SINGLE pedestal, all wood, pine upright storage cabinet, cedar trunk, free for pickup. 604-980-3170 FREE FILL - Delivered for free. North & West Van. Minimum 5 yards. 604-985-4211 FREE Firewood, must pick up, 778-987-4607

2135

STANDARD Wirehaired Dachshunds Puppies Born April 3 - ready to go in 4 weeks. $800. Call now! 604-8086740. stormygsd@live.ca

@

place ads online @

classifieds.nsnews.com

Houses - Sale

6020-34

SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $499 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.

6050

Out Of Town Property

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

SRY: 10866-160A St. Open Sat 2-4pm. 4 BR, 2400sf, cds, $623k Royal Pacific Rlty, Elvira Hall www.elvirahall.com 604-783-9632

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304

6065

Recreation Property

CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. FREE Consultation. Call us NOW. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248

GALIANO EXECUTIVE Home & Cabin on priv beach, completely furn’d, many extras, ready to move in. Reduced to $849,000! Global Force Rlty. 604-802-8711 www.yourlinktorealestate.ca

Lots & Acreage

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

Okanagan/ Interior

To advertise:

604-630-3300

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $539,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

ARE YOU applying for or have you been denied Canada Pension Plan disability benfits? Do not proceed alone. Call Allison Schmidt 1-877-793-3222 www.dcac.ca

Metaphysical

TRUE PSYCHICS For Answers CALL NOW 24/7 Toll FREE 1-877-342-3032

Mobile: #4486 www.truepsychics.ca

GARAGE SALE

Empty your Garage Fill Your Wallet

MAKE IT A SUCCESS! Call 604-630-3300

5035

Financial Services

IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.

5040

Business Opps/ Franchises

DO BUSINESS in Yukon! 1,831 sq ft prime ground floor retail space on the Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon, next to Starbuck’s. For floorplan/photos, call 1-867-333-9966. GET FREE VENDING MACHINES Can Earn $100,00.00 + Per Year. All CashRetire in Just 3 Years. Protected Territories. Full Details CALL NOW 1-866-668-6629 Website WWW.TCVEND.COM $$$ MAKE FAST CASH - Start Your Own Business - Driveway Sealing Systems, Lawn Aerating Units, Possible payback in 2 weeks. For More Information CALL Today Toll-Free 1-800-465-0024. Visit: www.protectasphalt.com.

5060

Legal Services

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

CHILDREN 3010-03

Music/Dance Instruction

3040

Daycare Centres

– Children’s Directory –

TEMPE TOTS DAYCARE

Classical • Jazz & Rock Guitar Acoustic or Electric

Preschool program offering swimming, music, French.

GUITAR LESSONS

GUITAR TEACHER Reasonable Rates

TONY CHOTEM 604-980-4336 tonychotem@shaw.ca

~ Opened in 1987 ~

Full or part-time. 2.5 yrs - 6 yrs. In Tempe Heights, off 29th, between Lonsdale/William.

Jane & Pam 604-985-3783

Not aa modern modern invention, invention, since since the the mid mid 1800’s 1800’s Not European and North American parents have European and North American parents have depended upon child care centres to provide depended upon child in care centres to provide care for their children order to work outside care for their children in order to work outside the home. the home.years, as more income is required to make In recent ends meet, child become a major In recent years, as care morehas income is required to family make expense. Research has shown the cost of care as ends meet, child care has become a major family a percentage of net family income where both expense. Research parents are working:has shown the cost of care as a •percentage of 50.6% net family income where both Switzerland: parents are States: working: • United 23.1% Canada: 18.5% •• Switzerland: 50.6% Netherlands: •• United States:10.1% 23.1% • Iceland: 5.0% • Canada: 18.5% And what percentage of moms, with children under • Netherlands: 10.1% the age of 15, are in the work force? • Iceland: 5.0% • Switzerland: 69.7%

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

One call does it all! STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

Business Services

May is Child Care Month – the Cost

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

6040

5017

Comprehensive Business Plan Road Map for your vision, Investment, Grants & Subsidies Call Ken 604-340-2649

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

4060

Surrey

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

6030

LAYING BROWN HENS Tame. Laying well. $8.00 each. Cloverdale ★ 604-541-0007

Wanted to Buy

CASH PAID! TEAK FURN. + All RETRO & ANTIQUE items & collectibles Derek 604-442-2099 Thanks!

6020

Livestock/ Poultry

3535

Cares!

★CATS & KITTENS★ FOR ADOPTION !

3508

PURE BRED PRESA Canario Dewormed twice. 2nd shot complete, CCC Reg. 604-807-2813

Cats

SPRING SALE

Vines: Evergreen clematis, Armandii (deer resistant), Bluebird. Montana: Alba & Freda. Japanese wisteria, varigated Jasmin. Fruit trees: Italian prune plum, sour cherry & mulberry. Japanese maple. Boxwood. Blue oats grass. Black stem bamboo. Call to order 604-202-7735 Linc

Dogs

OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424

• United States: 66.7% And what percentage of moms, with children under Canada: the• age of 15,70.5% are in the work force? • Netherlands: 78.5% •• Switzerland: 69.7% Iceland: 85.8% • United States: 66.7% Information provided by: • Canada: 70.5% North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of • Netherlands: 78.5% North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138 • Iceland: 85.8% Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - North Shore News - A53

5505

Legal/Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS Re: THE ESTATE OF SYLVIA HEATHER THOMPSON, also known as SYLVIA H. THOMPSON, SYLVIA THOMPSON, SYLVIA HEATHER LOZEJ, SYLVIA H. LOZEJ, SYLVIA LOZEJ, SYLVIA HEATHER FOWLER, SYLVIA H. FOWLER, and SYLVIA FOWLER Deceased, formerly of # 205 - 14 E. 19th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2Y8 Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Sylvia Heather Thompson are hereby notified under section 38 of the Trustee Act that particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix, Barrie Cotter c/o Millichamp & Company, Lawyers, 210 - 1530 - 56th Street, Delta, BC V4L 2A8 on or before June 14th, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executor then has notice.

7005

Body Work

The Art of Asian Bodycare 7days, 10am-8pm, 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van

7010 Personals Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm NICE ORIENTAL SERVICE

604.986.8650

RENTALS 6505

Apartments & Condos

6505-11

North Van Apt. Rentals

Westwind Apts 2025 Bellevue Ave, Rare Penthouse 2 bdrms, expansive ocean view, reno’d, also 2 bdrm mnt view & bach. Cat OK Senior discount 604-913-0734

1 Br, $910, 2nd flr, June 1 New appl & paint, Heat incl. quiet. gated, free prkg, no pets 1 yr lease. 310 E. 2nd. 604-700-7572

1 BR, 2109 Bellevue. faces North West, h/wood, incls hw & ht, May 15, np/ns, $1000, 604-986-1294

1 BR, ChesterfIeld & 15th, mnt view, balc. $900 incl heat, hwater/ cbl, NP, 1 yr lease, 604-330-4555

1 BR, partial water view, central Ambleside, small concrete bldg, bright, balcony, top corner, $1150 ns, np, avail now. 604-808-1029

1BR, ste, $925, Avail June 1 Gated prkg, quiet, drapes, heat incl. no pets, 1 yr lease, 321 East 2nd. 604-987-5802

1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, June 1st. Refs req’d. 604-960-0452 2 BDRM: 365 East 2ND ST, h/w with d/w. Corner unit (East side) w/ LARGE deck w/ view in quiet building. Avail July 1st, $1350/month incl heat and h/w. Ph 604-726-4884. 2 BR, 1 bath, h/w floors, bright, fresh paint, new countertops, close to seabus & transit. On site w/d. Adult bldg. $1200. Chad, 604-328-5545 2 BR large, $1250, New Reno’s, Now, View, ht, h/water, hw flrs, storage, ns, np, 604-986-5437 2 BR, view, Ctrl Lons, SS appls, dw, inste wd, July 1, balc, ug prkg/ storage, $1500, 604-889-7034 3 BR $1500 Aug 1st, h/w flrs, incls ht, hw, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. NP, refs, 778-320-1554

7015

3 BR apt, 2 bath, newer flrs. Mnt Seymour Park area, ns, np, kids ok, $1600/mo, 604-987-7006

Escort Services

GENTLEMEN! Attractive discreet European lady is available for 604 451-0175 company.

6505-12

West Van Apt. Rentals

★ CENTRAL LONSDALE ★June 1 Spacious 1 BR. Features large kitchen, lots of storage, heat/hot water incl. N/s, n/p. $1100 June 1 604-983-0634

1050 Marine Dr. North Van. (by McKay) parking at rear

Apartments & Condos

6505

CENTRAL LONSDALE

2 BR suite (main floor in a Duplex) f/p, w/d, new stove, covered off Street parking, beautiful sunny back yard, quiet, walk to shopping/bus, restaurant. N/P. $995. June 1st. 604-925-2107 EXEC 16TH floor 1 br penthouse, 110 W. 4th St, lower Lonsdale. Sec, prkg, n/w views, $1300. June 1/15 C21 Prudential. 232-3039 Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $775 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, June 1, 604-202-3458

2 BR, Marine/19th, view, 7th flr, 3 appls, $1675 incls heat, hw & cable, np ns. 604-925-8851 Luxury Over The Seawall! BACHELOR, 1 BR, pool, rec. room, pet ok, 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287

MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar

Get MORE

LIVING ROOM Find it in the Real Estate Section.

To advertise online:

classifieds. nsnews.com

145 West Keith Road. Studios (Avail Now & June 1) 1 BR’s (Avail June 1) 2 BR’s (Avail June 1) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356

1BDRM/ 1BTH 15th & Lonsdale 635 sq. ft. newly reno’d, 1 bed apt. on 4th floor in Seniors (55+) building. Hook ups for insuite laundry. Incls heat/underground parklng, storage avail. No Pets Rent $960. email: tenantplacement@ newchelsea.ca

PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ Bachelor $850 No pets, 604-988-7379 www.glassmanpm.com

Empty your Garage Fill Your Wallet

Duplexes - Rent

1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA

2 BR suites Available Now. Starting at $1900. Beautifully renovated units with ocean or mountain views, 900sq.ft., hardwood floors & DW. Prestigious building steps from all amenities & Ambleside Beach. Sorry, No Pets. Call 604-922-4724 to view.

Studios (Avail June 1), 1 BR’s (Avail Now & June 1), 2 BR’s (Avail June 1). Mnt/Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok.

604-922-8443

Auto Finance

Park Royal Towers

Completely Renovated 1 BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq.ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq.ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq.ft.) Spectacular City & Ocean Views’ Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool

604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive

www.parkroyaltowersapt.com

STUNNING OCEANFRONT LOCATION Shorewood Manor 2020 Bellevue Avenue Large 2 BR from $3000 Unobstructed Water Views Professionally Managed Indoor pool, No Pets, Incl Heat & Hot Water Call 604.926.2713 www.austeville.com

WATERFRONT LUXURY The Pink Palace on the Seawall

3 Bdrm

Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627

GARAGE SALE

M A K E I T A S U CC E S S ! Call 604-630-3300

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2 BR suite (main floor) f/p, w/d, new stove, covered carport, beautiful sunny back yard, quiet, close walk to all amenties. N/P. $995. June 1st. 604-925-2107

1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 lancebright@hotmail.com

WEST 5TH, lower duplex, 2 bdrm, NP/NS, shrd w/d, $1150 incls utils, June 1, 604-929-3306

How to write a classified ad that works.

6522

Furnished Accommodation

A SHORT STAY North Shore 1 & 2 bdrm + penthouse long or short. Renos, families, pets ok, Execs. 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com

9110

Collectibles & Classics

1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 2 door hardtop, all original, collector plates, $7500 obo. Call 604-874-4397

LOVELY, FULLY Furn. self contained 1 BR ste, N Van, own wd, alarm, n/s, n/p, wkly maid, suits 1, $975, avail Now, 604-990-4835

6525

Garages

GARAGE Secure lane access 600sq ft $675 Monthly. Call: (604) 985-5333 or 604 218-7964

steering, a/Care, exc mech., few rust, red lthr front seats need attn serious inq, $9500. 778 239 7416

Houses - Rent

1 BR House, Central Lons, newer paint/carp, 2 appls, carport, lrg yd, ns, np, $1195/mo, 778-865-7455

6565

1968 JAGUAR MK II Daimler, right

Office/Retail Rent

1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 126,000 kms. Must be seen $7,000 Paul (604) 803-5674

6570

6595

Shared Accommodation

6595-45

Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR garden ste, bright, ns/np, Highland Blvd, newly reno’d, shr’d w/d, June 1st, $1250 + 1/3 utils, incls internet, 604-417-9727

Sports & Imports

Central Auto

North Shores Best

All cars fully reconditioned to Central Auto standards 2008 Saab 9-3 2.OT, 36,000 original kms, glass roof, alloys, dealer serviced, white with sand leather. $20,850

2007 Toyota Rav 4 Limited AWD, 4cyl, auto, glass roof, a/c, alloys, only 105,000 original kms, dealer serviced, immaculate. $16,850 1994 Mercedes Benz SL 500, 67,300 original kms, full options, very well serviced, desimo graphite metallic with sand leather, immaculate. $14,850 For more information on these cars & others call Ted

604.984.7714 or visit:

WWW. CENTRALAUTONS.COM Financing & Leasing Available

2004 Jeep Liberty Ltd, 60,000 original kms, 6 cyl, glass roof, leather, alloys, auto, a/c, pwr seats, pwr windows, immaculate. $11,850 2004 Toyota Camry, 69,000 original kms, V6, LE, auto, glass roof, alloys, immaculate. $10,850 2005 Mercedes Benz Smart Diesel, 67,000 original kms, passion model, pwr windows, a/c, glass roof, immaculate. $7,850

843 West 1st St. N.Van

Transportation cont. on next page

SUPER SPECIALS 1990 JAGUAR XJ6, auto, 40AJ6 eng, 6 cyl, good cond. well main, 4 new winter & 4new summer tires $5,000 obo. 604-987-9068

9125

2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport

Domestic

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: sjscot@shaw.ca (604) 794-3428.

9129

Auto, only 48,000kms. Stk# 13044B

6spd manual, black, hard top. Stk#P5708B

$27,995

$19,995

2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Crew Cab

2007 Ford Escape XLT

2 1/2 BR bsmt suite, West Van $1300 + 1/3 util, 1 dog ok, avail now, pay May 1st. 604-926-6767

$39,995

2001 JAGUAR XJR, Just Serviced, new brakes/tires, exc. Cond. $12,500 firm, consider trade. 604-644-4440

$14,998

2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara

$9,995

$31,995

06 Infiniti M35x. $20,500, 74K kms, AWD, loaded leather. Call: (604) 833-6796 cam@nsmb.com

6spd manual, hard top, pwr options, only 26,000kms, Stk# P5810

2012 Dodge Challenger

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab

$25,995

$32,995

Black, only 42,500kms, leather, Bluetooth. Stk# 13208A

9145

4x4, V6, good history, leather

2005 PT Cruiser Convertible Great condition. Stk# 13181A

Wanted To Rent

Looking for a beautiful, peaceful, well maintained home, town home or spacious condominium, (minimum 1500sq. ft) in West or North Vancouver to care take and/or rent beginning June 1 or July (unfurnished or furnished). I am a former elementary school teacher, female in mid 50’s, who has been care taking a large West Vancouver family estate after the passing of my beloved mother. I am extremely responsible and conscientious, a non-smoker, without pets and enjoy keeping a quiet, immaculate, clean home. I am looking for a special residence to lovingly care for, as if it were my own, and begin a new life. Excellent credit history. Willing to pay up to $4000 a month for the right residence. Please call 604 922-7880.

4x4, diesel, ale, pwr group, only 55,700kms. Stk# P5726

Luxury Cars

1 LARGE BR grnd flr ste, BP’S priv deck, view, np ns. $990. 604-261-4310, 604-710-2317

6615

9160

North Vancouver

1 BR, in spacious home n/s female, internet, w/d, $495 incl, furn or unfurn 604-329-7449

6602

• Use a keyword. Start your ad with the item for sale, service offered or the job title. • Be descriptive. Give customers a reason to respond. Advertisers have found that the more information you provide, the better the response. • Limit abbreviations. Use only standard abbreviations to avoid confusion and misinterpretations. • Include price. Always include price of the item for sale. • How to respond. Always include a phone number (with area code) and/or street and email address.

To place your ad call:

Out Of Town

UCLUELET LARGE 2BDRM completly furnished condo, view of inlet & mountains, walk to ocean, 6 days: $700. Call 250-726-4482

Writing an effective classified ad is easy when you use these time-tested principles.

604-630-3300

150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003

BAYVIEW APTS

1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Fitness facility, Key less entry, Move-In Bonus, outdoor pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free MultiHousing Program 604-922-4322

9155

CENTRAL LONSDALE

6540 AMBLESIDE TOWER

9102

3/4 BDRM, new 1/2 duplex, 3 level, 1900sf, n/p, lease, central, $3300. Avail now 604-985-4881

HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com

All Utilities Included

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR & 3 BR Apt, June 1st Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca

6515

AUTOMOTIVE

Low kms, loaded, park assist. Stk# 13218A

1600 MARINE DR., N.V. 604.980.8501

www.destinationchrysler.ca

Scrap Car Removal

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

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PLACE YOUR AUTOMOTIVE ADS 24/7 Go to classifieds.nsnews.com


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SPRING SAVINGS

AUTOMOTIVE cont. from previous page

9160 07 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GTP

09 AUDI A4 QUATTRO

STK CD41381 WAS $18,900

STK 952260 WAS $30,900

Leather, 5spd, 80,000kms.

NOW $15,488

NOW $28,900

12 FORD EXPEDITION MAX LTD

STK 952160

STK 952230 WAS $48,900

WAS $25,900

NOW $22,900

Sports & Imports

Leather, navigation.

NOW $44,900

2005 Hyundai Accent GSI Manual 178,000 kms Very clean and well maintained. Great on gas. $3,000 email: Mayday44@telus.net

9515

9522

Boats

AS IS: WHERE IS:. The 33’ fire damaged sailboat. 'Kiwi Princess' located in the parking lot of Thunderbird Marina is offered for sale. Bids will be recieved by Hopkinson Marine Surveyors 1225 Riverside Dr. N. Van. V7H 1V6. up to midnight, 21st of May. We reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. 604-924-4903

AWD, loaded only 49,000kms.

08 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL AWD Leather, loaded.

9515

9522

1987 GEORGIA Boy 30’, sleeps 6, excel mechical cond, kitchen, bath, $6,500. Call 604-729-9767

RV’s/Trailers

Hardtop, 6spd.

04 DODGE RAM QUAD CAB 4x4, Hemi, super clean.

STK 952250

WAS $25,900

NOW $23,900

STK 951851 WAS $16,900

NOW $13,900

You Want It We’ve Got It

Boats 1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $5,500. 778-737-3890

10 JEEP WRANGLER SAHARA

@

1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564

RV’s/Trailers

place ads online @

classifieds.nsnews.com

Find Whatever You’re Looking for in the Classifieds.

4x4, V8, auto, loaded.

Diesel, leather, navigation.

NOW $12,495

NOW $34,900

11 CHEV AVEO

WAS $35,900

STK 951851 WAS $13,900

NOW $32,900

5spd, hatchback, only 24,000kms.

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11 FORD F150 XLT SUPER CAB

STK 951990 WAS $35,900

STK 952330 WAS $26,900

NOW $32,900

09 MINI COOPER

STK CD37111 WAS $19,900

STK CD93542 WAS $22,900

Auto, leather, only 16,000kms.

NOW $16,900

02 GMC SAFARI

STK CD04791 WAS $64,900

STK 8G64501 WAS $9,990

NOW $59,998

Sales • Leasing • Rentals

Rare cargo van, mint.

09 TOYOTA VENZA

STK CD13732 WAS $14,900

STK 952310 WAS $26,900

NOW $12,900

AWD, low kms, one owner.

11 CADILLAC CTS

STK 952470 WAS $35,700

STK 952210 WAS $12,900

NOW $32,900

Financin As Low Asg 4.99%

with factory warranty

2011-2012 Dodge Ram 1500, 2011-2012 Nissan Maxima 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 7 pass, pwr group, a/c, Stow N Go Leather, sunroof, C7446 2500 & 3500 Quad Cab SLT 4x4 From $16,999 $24,999 From $24,999

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CREDIT

ANNA CLEANING SERVICES

Reasonable rates, exc refs. For free est. Anna Cell 778-868-7714 TOP NOTCH HOUSECLEANING Since 1972. Our customers & staff stay with us for years. For a free, inhome consultation call 604-329-5562 WITH ALL life throws at you, who has time to clean? Call Merry Maids. 604-980-6100

8060

2012 Hyundai Sonata

8068

Concrete

4dr, auto, leather, sunroof

From $13,999

2012-2013 Subaru Forester Touring

Auto, pwr group, sunroof, alloys, only 11,300kms,

From $17,499

From $24,999

2011 Ford F350 XL & XLT 4x4, crew cab

From $24,999

2010 Mitsubishi RVR AWD, pwr group, auto, a/c, CD, T5211

$20,499

NOW $10,900

2011 Mazda 3 Sport

2011-2012 Mazda 3 Sedan

from $13,999

From $13,499

Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD

Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD, mags

2010-2011 Ford Escape AWD

2011 Nissan Sentra

From $21,999

From $11,999

Leather, sunroof

Demolition

DUMPING Free Estimate Tel: 604-219-0666

Auto, well equipped

8073

NOW $24,900

07 BUICK LUCERNE CX

Luxury, loaded, only 27,000kms.

YOUR BEST BC PRICE ON 23 MANUFACTURERS’ BRANDS

NOW $7,900

09 VW JETTA TRENDLINE 2.5

CARPETS & UPHOLSTERY

NEW CONSTRUCTION Concrete Work, Framing & Forming. John 604-562-1122

2011-2012 Ford Fiesta SES Leather, 5spd, sunroof.

nsnews.com vancourier.com http://classified.van.net

NOW $20,900

11 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT

4x4, every option, only 18,000kms.

www.pacifichonda.ca

NOW $24,900

06 NISSAN XTERRA SE 4x4, auto, loaded.

604-984-0331

4x4, loaded.

Auto, pwr group, a/c, CD

Electrical

The current choice serving the Lower Mainland for more than 15 years. All Kinds of Work and Reasonable Rates.

Contact us today for a free estimate.

Max: 604-341-6059

Lic. 22308

A LICENSED electrician #19807 semi-retired, small jobs only. 604-689-1747 pgr 604-686-2319 ALP ELECTRIC #89724 Low price, big/small jobs, free est Satisfaction guar 604-765-3329

✫✫A CLEAN SWEEP ✫✫ Reliable Housecleaning service. 778 836-9970 ✫✫ 604 987-9970

816 AUTOMALL DRIVE, NORTH VANCOUVER

4x4, auto, loaded.

Carpet Cleaning

$20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 www.qualityhc.com

NOW $9,900

13 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

8035

8055

• 7 days / 1000km exchange privilege • 100 point inspection • Carproof Vehicle History Report (carproof.com)

8080

Licensed & Bonded

ALL TYPES stone and brickwork Fully cert. mason. 778-378-3548 billingtonmasonry.com

SOME OF THE BENEFITS THE HONDA PRE-OWNED PROGRAM OFFERS: • 6-year / 120,000km transferable Powertrain warranty coverage, with options to upgrade to comprehensive extended warranty.

Appliance Repairs

SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

8050

Stk 951661 WAS $36,900

13 CHEV CAMARO RS

20” wheels, loaded, only 3,000kms. Stk 846081

8015

604.984.7575

09 MERCEDES BENZ ML 320

05 DODGE DAKOTA SLT STK 951751 WAS $14,900

HOME SERVICES

Drainage

RNC DRAINAGE

−Augering −Water & Sewer line repair & replacement −Sumps −Drain Tile −Concrete Work −Foundation, −Excavation −Retaing Walls −Site restored Call Ron 778-227-7316 or 604-568-3791

DNE ELECTRIC Lic #89267 ALL Your Electrical Needs. Panel Upgrading. Reasonable Free Estimate 604-999-2332 LICENSED ELECTRICIAN #37940. Excellent rates. Free estimates 604-842-5276 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION

By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

8090

Fencing/Gates

CEDAR FENCES - best price 604-862-5545 Flyingfence.com

NORTH SHORE FENCES

Quality work by professionals Repairs and construction 604-230-3559

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508

8125

Gutters

AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES. Installs, cleaning, repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189

TROY TEATHER GUTTERS 15% OFF - 604-925-8711 NORTH SHORE GUTTER DIVISION Call 604-987-7663

8130

Handyperson

AGRIOS HOME IMPROVEMENT

Maintenance & Repairs. ★ Fast Reliable Service ★ Reasonable Rates ★ Experienced

Michael 604 619-1126

TROY TEATHER DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-925-8711

8075

Drywall

A & A MILLWOOD QUALITY DRYWALL SERVICE

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

• Manufacturer’s warranty • 30-day/2500 km no-hassle exchange privilege • 150 + point inspection • 24-hour roadside assistance

Auto, pwr group, a/c, CD, 23,600km, C8234

$16,999

2012 Hyundai Accent

Sedan, auto, a/c, CD, pwr group

$13,999

Northshore

2012 Ford Focus SEL

Hatchback, leather, sunroof, loaded, 11,200kms, C8403

$19,499

2008 - 2011 GM & Ford 3/4 Ton Cargo Vans From $13,997

From $19,999

2011-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe AWD Sunroof, mags

From $22,499

• Repairs • Renovations • New construction • Textured ceilings Prompt service. Free estimates.

2011 Mazda 2

4 dr hatch, auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks

Richard Wood

From $10,499

Cell 604-671-0084 Email: rkmillwood@gmail.com

2012 Ford Focus Titanium

Hatchback, fully loaded, self parking, only 9,500kms, C8528

$20,499

ACE DRYWALL. Avail immed. Board, tape, spraytex, repairs. 16 yr exp. No job too small. Mike 604-808-2432, 604-985-4321 AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476

ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)805-8463/ 986-4026

8135

Hauling

CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101 DD HAUL & DELIVERY Service delivered with pride. Loads from $30 each. David 604-512-7471

*Plus $199 doc fee on all vehicles. Vehicles not exactly as shown.

1-877-212-0735

711B West 14th Street, North Vancouver

Boarding & Taping, Small Jobs Welcome! Free Est.Reliable! Call Gurprit ★ 604-710-7769

ON THE SPOT FINANCING

Mmmm... Drywall Repair ★ Ooooo... Texture Spray ★ Good old George! 604-710-6069

604-924-1080

Northshore Auto Mall, 800 Automall Dr. North Van www.carternorthshore.com

2012 Mazda 5

With convenience package

Sales • Leasing • Rentals

View More Fleet at www.nationalcarsales.ca

D#30625

8140

Heating

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc, Lic., BBB, 604-874-4808


HOME SERVICES 8155

Landscaping

“The Grass is Greener”

8160

Lawn & Garden

A.A.BEST PRO GARDEN SERVICES LTD.

• New Lawn Installs • Replace Old Lawn • Lawn Drainage • Landscaping • Pavers Paving

Lawn Maintenance, Power Raking, Moss Control, Aerating, Trim, Top, Prune, etc.

Nick 929-7732

604.726.9152 604.984.1988

~ Any size job ~

www.EnglishLawns.com

GREEN GUARD LANDSCAPING Excavating New Lawn, Flowerbeds Rock Garden Pavers, Retaining Wall

Great Design * Great Price

604-340-5715 CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING

★ Cedar fencing/decks ★ Stonework paving stones ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 Yrs Exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

STEMS & SEEDS Complete lawn & garden services. Res/comm. Lic., Insured, WCB 604-925-0464

8160

Lawn & Garden

Spring Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

FREE ESTIMATES

• Lawn Maintenance • Yard Clean-ups • Pruning/Hedges • Rubbish Removal

• Fertilizing • Aeration • Power Raking • Odd jobs

•Yearly Maintenance Programs •

Call Sukh

A.ALL AREA

Gardening Service Lawn Maintenance • Aerating Moss Control • Power Raking Trim • Prune Top • General Clean-Up

604-726-9153 604-926-1526 STEMS & SEEDS

BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

Seymour Lawn Maintenance

Serving the North Shore 25 yrs Insured - WCB

Chris 604-925-0464 2013 Special Aeration, moss control $95. Lawn maintenance 604-726-9153 & 604-926-1526 All West Garden Services Lawn maint, p/raking, moss control, aerating, trim, prune top, general cleanups... CALL SUKH 604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988 ★CNN Landscaping★ ★WEEDING, Yardwork, Pruning, Free Est. Nick 778-840-6573 ENGLISH LANDSCAPER gardener, 30 yrs exp, complete garden maint. Les 604-209-8853 GREEN PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Hedge trimming, tree pruning, yard maintenance, removal, Mike 983-3586 JB GARDEN'S Hedges, trimming & cleanups, pruning, weeding. Call Terry 604-354-6649

604-317-3552

PACIFIC WEST LANDSCAPE SUPPLY. Soil, sand, gravel. We accept green waste. 1990 W 1st, North Van. 604-980-8334 PERFORMANCE GARDEN Service - LAWNCUTS Free Est Graig 604-986-3463 TOP SOIL, sand, gravel, etc. Pick-up or Delivery. Headwater Management, 175 Harbour Ave, North Van 604-985-6667

Spring Package $109. Aeration Lawn Cutting

$45.00* $23.00*

AFFORDABLE MOVING

8175

Masonry

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

North Shore’s Trusted Mason

References available in EVERY neighbourhood on the North Shore!

778.378.3548

604.990.1252

www.seymourlawnmaint.ca

15 years experience

www.billingtonmasonry.com ARCADIA STONEWORK bricks, blocks, natural, cultured & paving stones. Alex - 778-895-6170 Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com

Al Isaac & son Colin

BOOK YOUR LAWN CUTTING NOW! 604.986.0003 Office 604.561.9100 Colin 604.218.7644 Al

greenclipperlawnservices@gmail.com

MASTER STONEMASON, Local, Experienced, fireplaces, facing, walls, stairs. Ivan 604-649-2271 NORTHLAND MASONRY. Rock, slate, brick, granite, pavers. 20 yrs exp. No job to small.. Please Call Will 604-805-1582 T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117 ww.tastonewall.com

Renovations & Home Improvement

FAIRWAY PAINTING 604 729-1234

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole Commercial & Residential

Quality Home Renovation Int/Ext Kitchen & Bath www.OnSiteRenovations.com Call Mike Getzlaf 604 351 9316

FREE ESTIMATES

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick,

1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot

604-618-2949

drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

8220

Plumbing

GLOBAL PLUMBING Licenced Plumber & Gas Fitter

• $69/hr • 24/7 • Insured

604.987.7473

www.RenoRite.com Bath, Kitchens, Suites & More Save Your Dollars! 604-451-0225 Renovate with us! Great Service! Kitchen, Bathroom, Interior & More! 604-340-5715 futurevisiontoday.ca RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit ccirenos.com and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384

Summer Special

3 Rooms - $495 incl. 3 gallons of PREMIUM CLASSIC PAINT • Professional & Reliable • Speedy Response • Warranty

Call Peter: 778.858.5793

Actual Plumbing & Heating, Boilers, Furnaces, Tankless, Hotwater tanks, 24/7, Seniors Disc. Lic. BBB, 604-874-4808

DELBROOK

604-681-0222

A Master Painter Clean, Quality Work

Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695

SAVE ON PLUMBING Licensed Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/HR. Same day service. Insured, BBB member Call 604-987-7473 Samy

8225

604-349-3252

Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

Insured/WCB

778-997-9582 ALL-WAYS PAINTING. Quality work at an affordable price. Int/ext Pressure washing 604-985-0402 Color Me Velvet Female Painter & Color Design Specialist. Eva @ 778-708-1112 ★Ext/Interior Specialist ★ PRO PROPERTY PAINTING Small or Big Jobs, Quick & Clean Quality Craftsmanship, Insured, Free Est. Carter 604-790-4554 The clean guys will paint your walls, will texture spray your ceiling. Good old George! ★Call 604-710-6069★

8200

Patios/Decks/ Railings

Power Washing A GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE

Free Estimates

ALLQUEST PAINTING

RJR CONSTRUCTION Small Projects Division. www.rjrrenovator.com Call 604-987-5438

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

PLUMBING & DRAINAGE

Exterior • Interior Residential • Comm. • Strata WCB Insured • BBB

8250

Roofing

10% DISCOUNT. MG Roofing & Siding. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721 A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437

A-1 Contracting & Roofing ReRoofing & Repair. WCB. 25% Discount. Jag, 778-892-1530 ABOVE ALL ROOFING Roofing, repairs, chimneys, skylights & gutters.over 30yrs exp. Brian Gale 604-985-9214 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560

AMBLESIDE ROOFING

All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357

8309

• Power washing • Gutter cleaning/repairs • Window cleaning • WCB insured • Free estimates

604-984-4147 ALL-WAYS Pressure Washing Driveways, sidewalks, decks, patios, houses. 604-985-0402

CERTIFIED Pressure washer Got no time for grime? Decks, Driveways, etc. 604-764-0515 PS POWERWASHING All types of powerwashing. Reas rates. Summer Disc. Peter, 778-858-5793

8250

NORTH SHORE ROOFING LTD. Est. 1968

Renovations & Home Improvement

B.K. CONSTRUCTION

Rubbish Removal

ABOUT TIME . . . DD HAUL & DELIVERY meeting all your needs, ‘quality workmanship delivered with pride’. Loads from $30 each Please call David

604-512-7471

1 A STUDENT JUNK REMOVAL Best prices! Friendly service. Free est. Jamie 604-961-0466

• Cedar Shakes • Flat Roofing • Asphalt Shingles • Roof Maintenance

We haul everything, no load too big or small, we do it all. Free est. 604-317-2500/ 929-7194

• Liability Insurance • A+ Rating BBB • WCB

BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable.

Call Sean Today

● BIN RENTALS ● ★ Top Soil Deliveries ★ 7 days a wk. Fast service 604-985-4211 orangebins.com

604-987-ROOF (7663)

AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.

Trusted since 1986! A+ Rating - BBB Residential/Commercial 25 Years workmanship warranty Call for FREE ESTIMATE & SPRING PROMOTION A+

8240

Roofing

8255

604-984-9004 604-984-6560

PENFOLDS

#1 TRAILER TRASH BOYS

BIN SERVICES for your Dirt Fill, Rock, Concrete or Asphalt Jobs. ● Load up to 8 c/yd-Demo 20 c/yd Sand, Gravel, Soil, Rock Deliveries

Dalton Trucking 604-986-6944

ROD’S RUBBISH REMOVAL Prompt, reliable, reasonable. Big/ small loads. 7 days 604-985-7193 RUBBISH REMOVAL Reasonable Rates, Free Est. Call Gary 604-897-3614 STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009 www.studentworksdisposal.com

8300

Tiling

all tiling, repairs, remodels, bathrooms, kitchens, patios ★★★ 604-761-2421 ★★★

8310

Top Soil

DALTON TRUCKING LTD.

Top Soil, Garden Soil, Fill Soil, Sand, Gravel, and More. Small and Large Deliveries. - Or you can pick up Dump Site for Dirt, Concrete, Asphalt. Dirt,Rock,Demo Bins, U-Load. Recycled Products, Blast Rock, Round Rock, Sorted Rocks

604-986-6944

87 Mountain Hwy, N.Van.

AT YOUR HOME ROOFING SERVICES. New roofs & repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189

Headwater Management TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery 175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver

604-985-6667 PACIFIC WEST LANDSCAPE SUPPLY Soil, Sand, Gravel & more We accept green waste Pick-up or Delivery 1990 West 1st, North Van 604-980-8334

8315

Tree Services

TREE WORKS - Tree & Stump Removal- Trim & Prune. Ins. 604-787-5915 or 604-291-7778

8335

Window Cleaning

GUTTER CLEANING. moss removal, roof cleans, Strata work, property managers welcome. Steven 604-723-2526 WEST COAST Home Services Window & gutter cleaning, power washing. Guaranteed lowest price WCB insured 604-984-4147

TODAY'S SUDOKU ANSWERS

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

ROOFING

Trusted on North Shore since 1937

Renovations • Additions Kitchens • Bathrooms Sundecks • Fences

WE REPLACE ALL KINDS OF ROOFS!

Call Brian Cell 604-916-1086, 604-988-1086

Mention NSN for Special Promotion

DC STUCCO. 20 years exp. Fast, friendly service. All types of Finishes & Repairs. 604-788-1385

“Home of the Rubber Shake” FREE ESTIMATES

604-988-3791 PenfoldsRoofing.com

* Prices Based on 2000sq.ft. + HST

Spring Clean-up, Pruning and Hedges, New Lawns, Manicuring, Landscaping and More!

8240

ASPHALT PAVING

Clean-ups / Restorations, Hedges, Planting, Installs ...

99*

(Aeration, Lime, Fertilizer, Moss Control)

Moving & Storage

Full Service Lawn & Garden Specialists

★Jungle George ■ Hedges ■ Lawn/Garden ■ Pruning ■ Pwr Rake yard cleanup.

310-JIMS (5467)

8185

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - North Shore News - A55

All Season Roofing

“Your Complete Sundeck Specialists”

• Vinyl Waterproofing • Deck Rebuilds • Custom Built Railings • Patio Covers

778.285.2107

Re-Roofing & Repairs Specialists 20 year Labour Warranty available AAA QUALITY Plaster Repair, Painting and Wallpaper. Free Estimate! 604-349-3252 ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 BAMFORD CONSTRUCTION Ltd. Quality Renovations. 604-986-2871 www.bamford.ca B.K. CONSTRUCTION. Renos, additions, kitchens, bathrooms, sundecks, fences. Brian Cell 604-916-1086, 604-988-1086 Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. Call 604-521-1567

CYHOME SERVICES.COM Int/Ext Renovations Home Repairs • 604-816-6192

604-591-3500

Bros. Roofing Ltd. Over 40 Years in Business SPECIALIZING IN CEDAR, FIBERGLASS LAMINATES AND TORCH ON.

Liability Insurance, WCB, BBB, Free Estimates

604-983-0133

TROY TEATHER ROOFING 604-925-8711

15% OFF TODAY!

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