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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
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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A North Vancouver father and daughter are dead after a tragic camping incident in Whistler during the weekend.
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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.
Roads are for all, including longboarders
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
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
to disappear. Our community needs to make sure the roads, and its users, consider everyone’s needs. Chris Kautzky North Vancouver
Thanks for all the parades
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
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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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.
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.”
Make Ambleside bike friendly: cyclists A local bicycle group thinks they can help the District of West Vancouver with the difﬁcult and sometimes controversial problem of how to revitalize the Ambleside area.
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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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Pat Clark and Ann McArthur Participants in Hollyburn Country Club’s curling program attended the annual Spring Thaw, an end-of-season wrap party at the West Vancouver club April 26. Curlers enjoyed a cocktail hour, dinner and the awarding of league and club honours. Those in attendance were also treated to the sounds of live band Swayed and hit the dance ﬂoor, capping off yet another ﬁne season of curling on the North Shore.
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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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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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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
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Spring marks a time when birds, like some waterfowl that have spent the winter locally, leave for breeding areas in B.C.’s Interior (like the Cariboo): the common goldeneye, Barrow’s goldeneye and bufﬂehead are three good examples of these. Other species head to Alaska to breed, or in the case of shorebirds (waders), to the Arctic. A few waterfowl like the cinnamon teal and bluewinged teal, and one wader, the spotted sandpiper are the opposite of this pattern, having wintered in southern latitudes, but breeding here. If there is one feature of the bird world that characterizes spring, it is song — beautiful and wonderful bird song. It’s an inspiration to hear the “symphony of nature,” especially the “dawn chorus.” Many birds start singing at sunrise, as if to greet the morning sun. Some are early starters like the robin with its carolling, and the black-capped chickadee with its “tea-time” (or is it “cheeseburger?”). Since we haven’t heard these songs since last spring, a year ago, it’s always a bit of a challenge to remember them, but there are lots of apps and CDs to help us. One good way to help you remember bird songs and calls is to translate them into words and phrases. A famous one is the white-throated sparrow which sings “old Sam Peabody” south of the border, and “Canada, sweet Canada” north of the border (at least that is how the story goes!). And speaking of the white-throated sparrow, a number of have been spotted in the Metro Vancouver area, including one at Maplewood. Rufous hummingbirds arrived on the North Shore in good numbers (lots of sightings) this spring. All winter long we’ve enjoyed the beautiful Anna’s hummingbirds — now we have two species to marvel at. Always keep close watch for a third species — the Calliope, which is rare on the
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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
— it’s a matter of stopping frequently and listening. In our local mountains, the sooty grouse will be hooting. Its voice sounds like someone blowing air into a pop bottle. But wait! What is a “sooty” grouse? The blue grouse has been split into two species: dusky and sooty, with our local bird named the “sooty.” You’ll have to visit B.C.’s Interior to ﬁnd a “dusky:” Princeton is a good area. Enjoy the marvelous sounds of spring, like birds, and chorus frogs. Recently, there have been numbers of mourning cloak and Satyr anglewing butterﬂies seen on sunny days. There’s a whole world of nature outdoors waiting for us to enjoy and treasurer at Maplewood. Al Grass is a naturalist with Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia, which sponsors free walks at Maplewood Flats Conservation Area on the second Saturday of every month. The next walk will be the special Dawn Chorus Walk on Saturday, May 18 starting at 6 a.m. — where we will listen for the birds as they greet the new day. Meet at Maplewood Flats, 2645 Dollarton Hwy. (two kilometres east of the Iron Workers Second Narrows Memorial Crossing). Walks go rain or shine. For this time only the parking will be in the parking area to the west of the gate on the south side of the road.
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Storytellers include City of North Vancouver Coun. Craig Keating, retired restaurateur Diamond Almas, Jamaican cookbook author Sonia Haynes, Queen Mary elementary principal Bill Reid, Whole Foods Market’s Justin Malialis, and Emily Jubenvill from the Edible Garden Project. The free event takes place Friday, May 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Dr. Singh
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NORTH Vancouver City Library has launched a new program to help preschoolers get ready for learning. PREPARE aims to foster a love of language and reading by nurturing six core skills and linguistic experiences including print motivation, phonological awareness, vocabulary, narrative skills, print awareness and letter knowledge. During eight-week sessions, starting in May, groups of one parent/ caregiver and one child will be led by a library staff member in various literacy-based activities such as reading books, singing, storytelling, games, crafts and technology exploration. Parents will also get useful tips and at-home practices. A library press release states that, in Canada, one child in four begins kindergarten without the skills needed to learn how to read. The release also says that, according to the Canadian Council on Learning, 48 per cent of Canadians have skills below the internationally accepted standard of literacy required to cope in a modern society. PREPARE sessions are available for babies (age one to two), toddlers (age two to three) and preschoolers (age four to ﬁve). Registration is on a ﬁrstcome, ﬁrst-served basis. Parents can book their space by phoning 604-988-3480, or visiting the library’s children’s information desk at 120 West 14th St.
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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.
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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One of the most popular areas to live on the North Shore is also one of the oldest. Somewhere between 1860 and 1870, British Royal Engineer John Lynn settled on a piece of land at the mouth of a North Shore creek that would come to bear his name. Over the next few decades, the population of the North Shore grew and in 1912 a streetcar line was completed to Lynn Valley where Lynn Canyon officially opened as a municipal park.
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.
One of the North Shore’s oldest municipal recreation areas, Lynn Canyon Park with its suspension bridge, temperate forests and network of trails is a favourite destination for visitors and residents alike. Opened over 100 years ago, the park is now also home to the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre.
Designed in the shape of BC’s provincial flower – the Dogwood – the Ecology Centre features displays and demonstrations of North Shore plants, animals and our complex local ecosystem.
Further upstream at the end of Lynn Valley Road, the Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is the largest park in the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks network. From a quiet day’s fishing at Rice Lake to a full-on back country expedition for experienced hikers, Lynn Headwaters has something to offer just about every outdoor enthusiast on its 54 kilometers of trails.
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The BC Mills House Museum at the park’s entrance is open weekends from Victoria Day until Labour Day and houses fascinating exhibits that explore Lynn Valley’s logging, mining and natural history. One of the best ways to explore Lynn Valley’s wild surroundings is to wander some of the many trails that wind in and around the area. The Varley Trail is named after Group of Seven artist Fred Varley who lived across from the Pipeline Bridge in the 1930s. From any of Lynn Headwaters’three parking lots, this well-maintained 1.5 k boardwalk trail meanders through second-growth rainforest along the west bank of Lynn Creek and is dog-friendly. Further west, the Baden Powell Trail can be accessed at the top of Hoskins Road. Built by Boy Scouts and Girl Guides as a BC Centennial project in 1971, the full trail extends about 48 kilometers between the Quarry Rock Lookout in Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver. Dog and bike-friendly, it’s a quick way to leave the city behind and get your nature on. Also in Lynn Valley, the Laura Lynn Equestrian Centre has been providing quality boarding for horses for over 50 years. Resident manager Wendy Cathcart has been on site since 1987 and maintains strong relationships with suppliers and veterinarians to ensure the finest horse care. For more contemporary transport aficionados, the skateboard park at Kirskstone Park near the Karen Magnussen Recreation Centre offers local boarders a chance to work on their chops in a friendly environment.
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE
Weekend kicks off summer Spot prawn season is upon us
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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Prawn Festival at Fisherman’s Wharf by Granville Island. Highlights included the Spot Prawn Boil, cooking demos by local chefs, free entertainment and kids’ activities, and a long line to buy spot prawns fresh off the boats. The best news is that the season has only just started. You can head to the same spot at the wharf to buy your own spot prawns right from those who catch them for $12 per pound for the next for six to eight weeks; spot prawn boats arrive daily around 1 p.m. Or look for them at your favourite ﬁshmonger. (Remember to eat them the same day, or to take off the heads and store them on ice. They’ll turn mushy otherwise.) Or look for them on the menu at your favourite North Shore restaurants. The Beach House in West Van is serving pan-seared spot prawns and scallops over vermicelli and jicama salad tossed with fresh pineapple, tomato, and grilled corn. The season is short, so dig in and enjoy! ••• The ﬁve courses of that spectacular spot prawn dinner were thoughtfully matched with wine pairings by Yew sommelier
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
Recipe for caramel sauce includes rum
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30 minutes. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the onion slices. Keep the slices intact, don’t separate them into rings. Cover and let them rest at room temperature for about 30 minutes while the burgers are chilling. Preheat the grill to 425450 degrees and oil the grates. Rub a little olive oil on each burger and sprinkle lightly with Kosher salt; place them indent-side down on the heated grill. Carefully place the marinated onion slices on the grill (oil may
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rest for about ﬁve minutes. Meanwhile, separate the onion slices into rings and sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Also during that time brush the English mufﬁns with the garlic butter and toast them on the barbecue. To serve, spread mufﬁn bottoms with desired condiments, add a burger and sliced onions, then the mufﬁn top. Makes six servings.
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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1 jar caramel ice cream topping 2 Tbsp amber rum ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted (toast in a dry nonstick pan over medium heat) Bamboo skewers that have soaked in water for at least 1 hour
Cut the ends off the pineapple, then stand it on one end and cut off the peel, cutting deep enough to remove the eyes. Cut the pineapple into quarters and cut out the core. Reserve half the pineapple for another use (upside-down cake?). Cut each of the two remaining quarters into three or four slices lengthwise; cut each of those slices in half (you’ll have 12 or 16 thin wedges). Place a bamboo skewer through each piece. Turn the caramel sauce into a bowl and stir in the rum until well combined. With a pastry brush, coat each pineapple wedge lightly with caramel sauce. Grill on a 450-degree grill just until grill marks appear, then turn to mark the other side, about four to ﬁve minutes total cooking time. Remove to a serving platter; sprinkle with toasted coconut and serve remaining caramel sauce alongside for dipping. Makes four to six servings. Angela Shellard is a selfdescribed foodie, and has done informal catering for sports and business functions. Contact: ashellard@hotmail. ca.
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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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Today’s teens set to inﬂuence change From page 24
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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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.
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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 email@example.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
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.
NEWS photo Paul McGrath
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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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 email@example.com. 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. firstname.lastname@example.org. — 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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HANDSWORTH secondary student body president Sepehr Haghighat has his head shaved after the school surpassed its fundraising goal in its 5G for C campaign. Students raised $6,520 for the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of fellow student Nigel Moore, who lost his battle with cancer last summer.
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Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. !Fuel consumption for 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.3L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Elantra Sedan L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 5.2L/100KM; City 7.1L/100KM)/ Sonata GL Auto (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM)/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual (HWY 7.7L/100KM/10.4L/100KM) are based on Energuide. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. "Price of models shown 2013 Accent 4 Door GLS Auto/ Elantra Limited/ Sonata Limited/Tucson Limited AWD are $20,094/$24,794/$30,564/$34,109. Prices include Delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Price adjustments of up to $2,500/$3,100/$4,000/$250 available on 2013 Accent 4 Door L 6-Speed Manual/Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/Sonata GL Auto/Tucson L 5-Speed Manual. Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. *Purchase, finance or lease an in-stock 2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster/Genesis Coupe/Sonata/Sonata HEV/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL/Tucson/2012 Sonata HEV during the Double Savings Event and you will receive a Price Privileges Fuel Card for customers in Alberta and Saskatchewan or Preferred Price Fuel Card for customers in British Columbia worth $218 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$320 (2013 Sonata, 2012/2013 Sonata HEV)/$350 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL). 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Based on Energuide combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Accent Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Auto (6.3L/100km)/Elantra Coupe Auto (6.6L/100km)/Elantra GT Auto (6.6L/100km)/Veloster 1.6L Auto (6.3L/100km)/ Genesis Coupe 2.0L Auto (8.6L/100km)/ Sonata 2.4L Auto (7.3L/100km)/Sonata HEV Auto (5.2L/100km)/Tucson 2.0L Auto (8.2L/100km)/Santa Fe Sport 2.4L FWD Auto (8.6L/100km)/2012 Sonata HEV Auto (5.3L/100km) and the combined fuel consumption rating for the 2013 Santa Fe XL 3.3L FWD (9.9L/100km) as determined by the Manufacturer as shown on www. hyundaicanada.com at 15,400km/year which is the yearly average driving distance as referenced by Transport Canada’s Provincial Light Vehicle Fleet Statistics, 2011, minus one full tank of fuel provided at the time of delivery of 2013 Accent (43L), Elantra (48L), Elantra Coupe (50L), Elantra GT (50L), Veloster (50L), Genesis Coupe (65L), Sonata (70L), Sonata HEV (65L), Tucson (58L), Santa Fe Sport (66L), Santa Fe XL (71L), 2012 Sonata HEV (65L), this is equivalent to $0.30 (2013 Accent, Elantra, Elantra Coupe, Elantra GT, Veloster)/$0.40 (2013 Sonata, 2013 Sonata HEV, 2012 Sonata HEV)/$0.35 (2013 Genesis Coupe, Tucson, Santa Fe Sport, Santa Fe XL) per litre savings on each litre of gas up to a total of 725 Litres (2013 Accent/Elantra/Elantra Coupe/Elantra GT/Veloster), 800 Litres (2013 Sonata/2013 Sonata HEV/2012 Sonata HEV) and 1,000 Litres (2013 Genesis Coupe/Tucson/Santa Fe Sport/Santa Fe XL). Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. #Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). †Ω*"Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
Young Dukes set to tackle Seyhawks for berth in provincials Andy Prest firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
See Team page 49
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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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WEST Vancouver’s Capilano Golf and Country Club will play host to some of North America’s top amateur golfers during the Paciﬁc Coast Amateur scheduled for July 2326. The Paciﬁc Coast Amateur was ﬁrst played in 1967 and since then has been held annually at top-ﬂight courses throughout the Western United States and British Columbia. The tournament includes a team competition known as the Morse Cup that pits three-man teams from member associations, including British Columbia Golf, against each other. The tournament was last held in British Columbia in 2003 when Capilano also played host and Abbotsford’s James Lepp won the title. ••• West Vancouver’s Janet McLachlan was named Wheelchair Basketball’s female athlete of the year at the organization’s annual banquet held April 13 in Montreal. McLachlan, one of the best in her sport in the world, led the 2012 Paralympic tournament in rebounding and was second in scoring average as Canada ﬁnished sixth. A former standup basketball player who suffered a serious
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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
Wheelchair Basketball League. “In addition to being one of the most dominant players in the world, Janet is a great mentor for upand-coming athletes and an excellent ambassador for our sport,” said B.C. Wheelchair Basketball Society interim managing director Sian Blyth in a release. — compiled by Andy Prest firstname.lastname@example.org
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GRADE 8 student Thomas “The Machine” Verigin of the Sentinel Spartans golf team tracks his drive during the North Shore high school championships played Friday at Seymour. Rockridge won the tournament with Grade 9 player Owen Xiong carding a 72 to take the individual title. Howe Sound ﬁnished second in the team standings with Handsworth placing third.
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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.
Dukes stay cool in shootout
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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Defending champs from Seycove a tough test From page 48 friendly rivalry between the two schools.” Whoever wins will be a favourite when the provincial championships begins May 30 in Courtenay. “There’s probably ﬁve teams on the North Shore that could ﬁnish in the top half at provincials and we only have one berth,” said Hockley. “The team that comes out of this very tough qualifying process will eventually do very well at provincials.” ••• Game time for Windsor vs. Seycove for the North Shore’s lone provincial berth is 3:30 p.m. today at Windsor secondary.
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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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CAMERON, Herbert (Bert)
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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TURNER, Mary Doreen
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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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
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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
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GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
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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
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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.
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Apartments & Condos
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
3 BR apt, 2 bath, newer flrs. Mnt Seymour Park area, ns, np, kids ok, $1600/mo, 604-987-7006
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Apartments & Condos
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
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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
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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.
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
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
Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
WEST 5TH, lower duplex, 2 bdrm, NP/NS, shrd w/d, $1150 incls utils, June 1, 604-929-3306
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A SHORT STAY North Shore 1 & 2 bdrm + penthouse long or short. Renos, families, pets ok, Execs. 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com
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
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
1968 JAGUAR MK II Daimler, right
1981 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 126,000 kms. Must be seen $7,000 Paul (604) 803-5674
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
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:
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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
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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
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport
2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: email@example.com (604) 794-3428.
Auto, only 48,000kms. Stk# 13044B
6spd manual, black, hard top. Stk#P5708B
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
2001 JAGUAR XJR, Just Serviced, new brakes/tires, exc. Cond. $12,500 firm, consider trade. 604-644-4440
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06 Infiniti M35x. $20,500, 74K kms, AWD, loaded leather. Call: (604) 833-6796 firstname.lastname@example.org
6spd manual, hard top, pwr options, only 26,000kms, Stk# P5810
2012 Dodge Challenger
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab
Black, only 42,500kms, leather, Bluetooth. Stk# 13208A
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
1 LARGE BR grnd flr ste, BP’S priv deck, view, np ns. $990. 604-261-4310, 604-710-2317
1 BR, in spacious home n/s female, internet, w/d, $495 incl, furn or unfurn 604-329-7449
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150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003
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
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3/4 BDRM, new 1/2 duplex, 3 level, 1900sf, n/p, lease, central, $3300. Avail now 604-985-4881
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MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR & 3 BR Apt, June 1st Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
Low kms, loaded, park assist. Stk# 13218A
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9160 07 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GTP
09 AUDI A4 QUATTRO
STK CD41381 WAS $18,900
STK 952260 WAS $30,900
Leather, 5spd, 80,000kms.
12 FORD EXPEDITION MAX LTD
STK 952230 WAS $48,900
Sports & Imports
2005 Hyundai Accent GSI Manual 178,000 kms Very clean and well maintained. Great on gas. $3,000 email: Mayday44@telus.net
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.
1987 GEORGIA Boy 30’, sleeps 6, excel mechical cond, kitchen, bath, $6,500. Call 604-729-9767
04 DODGE RAM QUAD CAB 4x4, Hemi, super clean.
STK 951851 WAS $16,900
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
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1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IO Fresh water cooled, new windshield/canvas/swim grid, trailer. $8,375. 604-837-7564
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STK 951851 WAS $13,900
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STK 951990 WAS $35,900
STK 952330 WAS $26,900
09 MINI COOPER
STK CD37111 WAS $19,900
STK CD93542 WAS $22,900
Auto, leather, only 16,000kms.
02 GMC SAFARI
STK CD04791 WAS $64,900
STK 8G64501 WAS $9,990
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09 TOYOTA VENZA
STK CD13732 WAS $14,900
STK 952310 WAS $26,900
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11 CADILLAC CTS
STK 952470 WAS $35,700
STK 952210 WAS $12,900
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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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2012 Hyundai Sonata
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2012-2013 Subaru Forester Touring
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2011 Ford F350 XL & XLT 4x4, crew cab
2010 Mitsubishi RVR AWD, pwr group, auto, a/c, CD, T5211
2011 Mazda 3 Sport
2011-2012 Mazda 3 Sedan
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2010-2011 Ford Escape AWD
2011 Nissan Sentra
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07 BUICK LUCERNE CX
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NEW CONSTRUCTION Concrete Work, Framing & Forming. John 604-562-1122
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11 CADILLAC ESCALADE EXT
4x4, every option, only 18,000kms.
06 NISSAN XTERRA SE 4x4, auto, loaded.
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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.
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925
Stk 951661 WAS $36,900
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05 DODGE DAKOTA SLT STK 951751 WAS $14,900
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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
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CEDAR FENCES - best price 604-862-5545 Flyingfence.com
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Quality work by professionals Repairs and construction 604-230-3559
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
AT YOUR HOME GUTTER SERVICES. Installs, cleaning, repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189
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2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
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2012 Hyundai Accent
Sedan, auto, a/c, CD, pwr group
2012 Ford Focus SEL
Hatchback, leather, sunroof, loaded, 11,200kms, C8403
2008 - 2011 GM & Ford 3/4 Ton Cargo Vans From $13,997
2011-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe AWD Sunroof, mags
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2012 Ford Focus Titanium
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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
CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101 DD HAUL & DELIVERY Service delivered with pride. Loads from $30 each. David 604-512-7471
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ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick,
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