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ON the same day the federal government announced it will bring in greater restrictions for medicinal marijuana users, advocates of lessrestrictive pot laws also wrote their own message large, with a billboard in West Vancouver. For the rest of this week, drivers heading off the Lions Gate Bridge into North Vancouver will go past a billboard urging them to Join the Sensible BC Marijuana Referendum Campaign. The pro-pot lobby group SensibleBC is hoping the North Shore billboard will be the ﬁrst among several in the Lower Mainland to get the word out in advance of a referendum campaign to decriminalize pot in the province. “It’s an effective way to reach a lot of people,” said Dana Larsen, spokesman for the group. Rather than take on the federal Conservative government, Larsen said his group has decided to target the province, through B.C.’s referendum legislation, to “effectively decriminalize” pot. He said in the United States where pot laws have become more liberal — Colorado, California and Washington State — it’s almost always been through a state referendum. The SensibleBC group wants to force the province to change the Police Act so enforcing marijuana laws isn’t a priority. Larsen said that’s not as outlandish as it seems. Since the introduction of
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A ﬁve-year jail sentence handed to his attacker has done little to allay the bitter feelings of 70-yearold Ron Perry, who lost an eye in a brutal beating connected to a marijuana grow-op.
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“I wanted to come and let him know I’m still thinking of him,” said Perry outside North Vancouver provincial court Monday, where Judge Steven Merrick handed the jail sentence to Paul Joseph Defaveri. “I hope I’m still around when he gets out,” added Perry. “Maybe one day he’ll be back here and I’ll be the one standing in front of the judge.” Merrick said Defaveri deserved a signiﬁcant prison term for the attack on Perry, which took place over about eight hours in a North Vancouver bungalow in September of 2009. Defaveri, 51, was convicted in August of aggravated assault in connection with the violent beating tied to marijuana grow-ops on the North Shore. During the trial, Perry described in horriﬁc detail how on Sept. 2, 2009, he was hit on the head from behind with a hammer, and had his eyes gouged with someone’s ﬁngers. His attacker told him, “‘I’m going to pop it like a grape,’” Perry told the judge during the trial. See Victim page 3
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THE North Vancouver school district is taking another stab at selling or leasing the defunct Monteray school as well as ﬁrming up plans to divest itself of Cloverley elementary and the much larger Lucas Centre buildings and lands. The school board is set to review a draft Request for Proposals for reuse or redevelopment of the Monteray property in the Upper Delbrook area before sending it out to the public. NEWS photo Mike Wakeﬁeld “It has been sitting empty for a couple years and I think THE former Monteray elementary school is for sale to the right owner, but the North Vancouver school district the community is starting to will hire a consultant to develop options for its Cloverley and Lucas Centre properties. wonder what’s happening with Cloverley and the Lucas Centre, are going to in terms of what could potentially happen there. There this site in terms of overgrowth and vandalism and various things an empty building facility attracts,” said require some more groundwork before the school are soccer ﬁelds. There are buildings. There are various district can put them on the block, so the board will be components to that site that could lead to all sorts of board chairwoman Franci Stratton. creative ideas and opportunities there,” Stratton said. This is not the ﬁrst time Monteray has been put seeking out outside expertise. “We’re open to all future possibilities on this site. “They are two signiﬁcant properties in the city that up for sale. The board put out an RFP last year at the same time it put out ones for Ridgeway Annex and require the dedication of a consultant to work closer Everything will be consistent with the land, learning with the community and the stakeholders, working on and livability guiding principles and we’ll work closely Plymouth elementary. with the City of North Vancouver so we’re aligning The responses that came in, however, did not meet our behalf,” Stratton said. As for what could happen with the sites, all options our process.” the criteria the board had in mind for the site. Last year, the school district identiﬁed 11 surplus “We didn’t really get back anything that was are on the table, Stratton said, but the consultant will signiﬁcant so we thought of reintroducing that. It was work with the City of North Vancouver to make sure properties no longer needed for school use. The board is in the ﬁnal negotiations for the just the proposals that came in were not conducive to any change in land use is compatible with the city’s what could potentially be done with the site,” Stratton ofﬁcial community plan, which is now being updated. sale and rental of Ridgeway Annex and Plymouth, “There is a lot of consideration for the Lucas Centre respectively. said. “It’s a second attempt to see what’s out there.”
Evidence in the case included blood spatter patterns on the ceiling. Perry was later bound with zap straps before being stuffed in a vehicle and driven to Vancouver, where a passerby found him inside a car with a bag over his head. Perry said he had gone to the house on Philip Avenue to try to make a deal with a crime boss who was angry about Perry’s earlier involvement in a grow-rip of a marijuana operation in Lions Bay. Perry never saw who hit him from behind, although he said Defaveri — one of two men living in the house — was present when the attack began. Merrick said Defaveri’s ﬁngerprint in Perry’s blood was compelling evidence of his involvement in the violence. A second man charged in the case was found not guilty. Perry suffered serious injuries in the attack including losing one eye and being partially blinded in the other, along with a skull fracture. He spent 11 days in hospital. Perry said he still has loss of memory and dizzy spells and can’t see well enough to read with his remaining eye. He added he doesn’t expect to ever see the $5,600 the judge ordered Defaveri to pay him in compensation.
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OFF-DUTY RCMP Const. Tom Cichon makes a citizen’s arrest of a suspected shoplifter in Vancouver’s West End Friday.
A North Vancouver RCMP ofﬁcer is being praised after he took down an alleged shoplifter while on his day off in Vancouver. A watchful citizen recorded the ﬁve-minute affair and the video is now racking up thousands of views online. Const. Tom Cichon, a four-year North Vancouver RCMP member, was doing some shopping Friday afternoon when he spotted a man allegedly shoplifting items from the Shoppers Drug Mart on Vancouver’s Davie Street and pursued him outside. Amateur videographer Terry David Silvercloud arrived on the scene in an alley behind St. Paul’s Hospital just as Cichon caught up with the suspect. The video depicts Cichon taking the suspect down to the ground with a Judo technique, identifying himself as a police ofﬁcer and asking bystanders to call 9-1-1. The man appears desperate and tries to wriggle free of Cichon. “Please, I put the stuff back,” he says. “You’re ruining my life. I’m sorry. Let go of me.”
Eventually, Vancouver Police Department ofﬁcers arrive on the scene and relieve Cichon. The suspect was arrested at the scene and released on a promise-to-appear in court. The incident underscores the commitment ofﬁcers show their communities even when they’re off the clock, Cichon’s colleagues say. “It’s excellent to see. It’s a perfect example of how a police ofﬁcer isn’t just a police ofﬁcer 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, . . . ” said Sgt. Randy Fincham, VPD spokesman. “This ofﬁcer ultimately did step in on his day off and didn’t really need to help out but he’s still out there doing his duties as a police ofﬁcer regardless of his days on or days off, which is refreshing to see.” By Monday, the video of the citizen’s arrest had been seen more than 25,000 times on YouTube, though the ofﬁcer isn’t seeking any wider attention, “He’s declining to give personal interviews. Everyone from Global to CNN wanted to talk to him,” said Cpl. Richard De Jong, North Vancouver RCMP spokesman. Regular folks can detain someone who has committed a crime, so long as they’re sure they can do it safely and only detain the person while police are on their way, De Jong said. Anyone making a citizen’s arrest needs to be wary of the risk involved. “There always is (risk). That’s why ﬁrst and foremost is your own personal safety and the safety of those around you. If in doubt, call 9-1-1,” he said.
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administrative penalties for drunk drivers in B.C., the majority of those stopped aren’t criminally charged anymore, he said. “They could do the same thing with pot.” He added in some parts of the province, like the City of Vancouver, police already turn a blind eye to marijuana. But that’s not the case everywhere. “It’s totally arbitrary,” said Larsen. “It depends on what cop you get and how that cop’s feeling about marijuana that day.” In order to get the province to even consider a vote, however, the group faces a signiﬁcant challenge. The campaign must sign up 10 per cent of registered voters in each
of B.C.’s 85 electoral districts in a 90-day period, between September and December. So far the only group to pull that off has been the campaign to rescind the HST. Larsen said he’s talked to some of the HST campaigners and has ﬁnancial backing from multi-million-dollar B.C. lottery winner — and decriminalization advocate — Bob Erb. He’s hoping the billboard will drum up more volunteers for the campaign. Michael Charrois, who previously ran for the NDP in North Vancouver, is among those getting ready to collect signatures on the North Shore. “I think in a time of austerity, prohibition is a tremendous waste of money,”
said Charrois. “B.C. should be at least as progressive as our American neighbours.” Charrois said he’s been out on the North Shore recently trying to raise the proﬁle of the campaign, which he concedes faces an “onerous” challenge in collecting enough signatures to pass. “We’ve got to get people off the couch and to put the Doritos down,” he said. Larsen, who also runs a medicinal marijuana dispensary in Vancouver, also criticized a federal government announcement Monday that those licensed to use medicinal marijuana will not be allowed to grow their own plants starting in 2014 but will have to order it by mail.
Larsen said the new rules won’t stop people from growing pot — simply push them underground. Const. Jeff Palmer, spokesman for the West Vancouver Police Department, said this week his ofﬁcers aren’t concerned about the billboard advocating a pot referendum. “It’s advocating something that’s entirely lawful to do,” he said. It the past eight years, the West Vancouver Police Department has investigated 32 marijuana grow-ops, said Palmer. Palmer said there have been cases where growers have had Health Canada licences to grow medicinal marijuana but “are growing well in excess of what’s permitted.”
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Two cyclists were riding the Pipeline Trail around 12:30 p.m. Monday when they came across an unresponsive man who appeared to have fallen from a trail obstacle called a balance board or teeter plank, according to North Vancouver RCMP. The witnesses performed CPR and called emergency services, however all efforts to revive the victim failed.
North Shore Rescue volunteers were called in to remove the body, using a helicopter and longline harness, typically used for rescuing hikers injured in remote areas. The body of the 38-year-old Jeffrey Fields, of Boise, Idaho, is now with the B.C. Coroners Service to determine the exact cause of death. Field’s family has been notiﬁed and is requesting privacy in the wake of the tragedy. District of North Vancouver staff were on site Tuesday to carry out an inspection of the trail and structures. Preliminary inspection indicates that there were no problems with any of the structures and that all signage was in place, according to municipal spokeswoman Jeanine Bratina. Pipeline is a black diamond-rated, or highly challenging, trail.
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OST Canadians believe they live in a democracy that two generations fought and died to protect; that their western civilization is preferable to living under despotic or totalitarian regimes. But the comfort zone of our freedom has been under piecemeal attack since 9-11. A Liberal government approved a secret surveillance program in 2005 that allowed Canadians’ phone calls and Internet activity to be monitored. It was cancelled after a former Supreme Court judge pointed out that Canadian law required police to get a warrant for such activity. It has now come to light that Defence Minister Peter MacKay authorized essentially the same program in 2011 by a ministerial decree — thus avoiding scrutiny by Parliament.
True, the Communications Security Establishment is not eavesdropping, but said to be collecting patterns of activity. But it is doing that by logging every phone call and the activity of every Internet address. This sweeping electronic surveillance was, until this week, secret. Just how much security is too much is a difﬁcult question to answer, but the place to have that debate in a democracy is in its elected Parliament. Perhaps the Conservatives were attempting to do just that with their infamous online spying bill of 2012 (Bill C-30), the one Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said we should support or side with the child pornographers. In any event, the Tories quietly pulled the bill a year later in the face of country-wide opposition. Then, as now, democracy requires defending.
Bees missing from our backyards this year
Dear Editor: So there I am cutting the grass last week with my just-sharpened push reel mower, when it hits me. Where are the honey bees? At this time of year, the clover and buttercups should be teeming with Apis mellifera. One of the many advantages of using a push mower is you get a good look at the grass. Removing the small stones and bits of wood — which can jam the blades, but are nuked with a gas mower — involves frequent close-up inspections. Not a honey bee so far, and no bumble bees either. My yard can’t be the exception because I deliberately include bee-attracting, B.C. native wild ﬂowers along with mono culture grass seed. Bee colony collapse, just a few years ago,
was treated by the scientiﬁc community as an impending disaster, in keeping with species extinction the world over, with one important exception. Agriculture depends on pollination. Imagine a world without nuts and berries and you get the picture. Pollinating insects have a cascading effect throughout the food web; intricate relationships between keystone ﬂora and fauna species ultimately determine the total food yield on the planet. Until this summer season, bee colony collapse practically disappeared as a news item, with the unintended effect of reducing its urgency. As a scientiﬁc mystery, bee colony collapse is of a piece with autism. Though the environmental and epidemiological links
— autism rates are soaring in North America — are strongly suspected, the jury is still out. Every possible chemical connection, environmental contributor, behavioural artifact is being explored in an effort to isolate the cause(s). No less a scientist than Einstein himself recognized the critical niche that bees occupy in the food web. His quote goes something like, “If bees were to disappear from the face of the earth, mankind will be close behind.” He’s been proven right about the speed of light, the nature of gravity, the mass of an electron and our relationship with spacetime. Could he be right about this ultimate harbinger of survival as well? Hugh Nevin, North Vancouver
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N. Shore Minor Lacrosse Association follows Fair Play code Dear Editor: As Amy Millar’s May 31 letter, Dad’s ‘Mantrum’ Sours Game, pointed out, a parent’s rage at a minor sporting event is upsetting and embarrassing for everyone, but the biggest impacts are on the young athletes — children who simply want to learn, excel
and have fun in an organized sport. Although such unfortunate incidents are not isolated to lacrosse, we’re truly sorry to hear that Amy Millar experienced such behaviour at a recent minor lacrosse game. The North Shore Minor Lacrosse Association does not
tolerate this type of behaviour and this incident was quickly dealt with. Our association follows the Fair Play code and has policies that apply to everyone in our lacrosse community — coaches, referees, players and parents. The principles of Fair Play are based on integrity, fairness
and respect. It provides a foundation in minor sports for teaching children (and the sporting community) about the importance of respect, efforts and attitudes. Parents are an integral part of this support system. They need to be positive contributors and role models
for their own children, their children’s teams and our overall community. Our objective is to provide an opportunity for children to develop their skills and excel in lacrosse in a fun and safe environment. Lacrosse is a great sport with a long tradition on the
North Shore. We appreciate our supportive and positive parents, coaches, volunteers and fans — they are the vast majority who believe in the Fair Play code for the beneﬁt of the kids. Tim McNulty North Shore Minor Lacrosse Association
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We must reprioritize our education dollars
“82 (1) A board must provide free of charge to every student of school age resident in British Columbia and enrolled in an educational program in a school operated by the board, (a) instruction in an educational program sufﬁcient to meet the general requirements for graduation. . . .” B.C. School Act, Aug. 1, 2012
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If there is nothing that says dyslexic or other students with barriers to learning are excluded from the word “every,” why must some parents pay $20,000 a year in private school fees to give their dyslexic child the best education possible? What happens to intellectually different children if their single or working-poor parents cannot even afford the $2,500 assessment fee, let alone the $20,000? In the best of cases, these students remain with their peers in the regular school system where specially-trained tutors may be available to supplement the work of classroom teachers. But the best-case scenario doesn’t apply in every classroom across the province; nor does it apply uniformly across cash-strapped classrooms in a given school district.
Why is that, when, according to online information from the Ministry of Education, all school district budgets are adjusted to account for differences between rural and urban schools and differences between the costs of educating regular learners and those designated as “unique” students? As you might expect, the more the ministry talks the more the labels change and the more likely you are to end up comparing apples to bananas. The per capita basic allocation for regular learners for the 2013-14 school year will be $6,784. The per capita grants for “needs students” are as follows: Level 1, students identiﬁed as physically dependent or deaf/blind: $36,600; Level 2, students with moderate to profound intellectual, physical or chronic health disabilities, visual or hearing impairments and
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MAILBOX Program cuts required: Senate From page 7 budget now only covers 42 per cent. Yet even though the Information Technology departmental budget of $4.6 million was a “speciﬁc area of interest,” the SBAC submission concluded it was “unable to solve the budget problem without cuts to programs and sections.” So much for the concerns of a North Shore mother who told me her young adult son is “struggling to ﬁnd work placement due to a disability and badly needs to be accepted into the university’s programs.” Several meetings are on the CapU agenda this week. Let’s hope they’ll result in more palatable solutions. There are billions of dollars in British Columbia’s education pots. What we need now are some new glasses to focus on how those dollars are being deployed. email@example.com
A childhood bully who never grew up Dear Editor: Hostility, vulgarity, racism and elder abuse are alive and well in West Vancouver. Everyone who shops at Park Royal knows all about the construction and limited parking available. For the most part people are congenial and patient in ﬁnding parking. Yesterday, however, took the cake. I was driving a 75-year-old passenger looking for a handicapped parking space. None were available. I found a spot beside the shopping cart collection point. While attempting to park, I noticed a spot coming available just ahead of me close to the door of Whole Foods, which was better for my passenger. My passenger
exited to go and stand in the spot in order to secure it as the holder of the spot acknowledged it was for her. I was moving the car to make room for this lady to exit. Meanwhile a BMW passed on my left from behind to deke ahead to take the spot. She began to turn into the spot and my passenger advised the spot was taken. This prompted a slew of slurs from the 60-ish aggressive woman driver — a bully if there ever was one. She was screaming at my passenger everything from “b**ch,” to foreigner, to foreigner go home. But the worst thing was that she proceeded to drive into the stall with my passenger still standing there and drove against her to force her to leave. My passenger had a cane and became unbalanced
but luckily did not fall. The bully continued to push her way into the stall and my passenger had to step aside to risk being hit again or worse. The bully then came over to the car I was in and yelled and ranted about my lack of parking skills in an “entry-level Mercedes.” She only succeeded in exposing herself to all who watched for exactly who she is. Verbal abuse is one thing but using your vehicle to physically force someone’s exit is quite another. Just a reminder to all who are parking in less than ideal conditions that consideration and patience are virtues — and to be on the lookout for the childhood bully who never grew up. Kate Watson, West Vancouver
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IT will come as no shock to the dozens of people whose lives they saved last year, but North Shore Rescue is being honoured for its contributions to public safety. The Justice Institute of B.C., which trains many of the province’s police ofﬁcers, ﬁreﬁghters and paramedics, is giving the North Shore team the 2013 Dr. Joseph H. Cohen Award, which recognizes “outstanding contributions in the ﬁeld of public safety.” “As one of the oldest search and rescue teams in Canada, your community-based team has been involved in more than 2,500 mountain search and rescue operations, averaging 90 calls a year and 20,000 volunteer hours,” reads a letter from JIBC
foundation chairman John Chesman. The news is a welcomed pat on the back for the organization, according to Tim Jones, team leader. “This award is a validation to me, as team leader, that our team is taken very seriously and we’re a very relevant organization and not just on the North Shore,” Jones said. “I know that the recent activity that we’ve had, speciﬁcally around Christmas, really opened people’s eyes as to what our team does.” Rescue volunteers found themselves being dispatched to the backcountry almost daily in late December 2012 to carry out a series of technically difﬁcult rescues of hard-to-ﬁnd hikers and snowboarders — all of which ended in success. The amount of hours the volunteers put in both for training and rescues, is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the team, Jones said. “That in itself is a staggering number for such a relatively small team,” he said. The good news from JIBC follows other praise the organization recently received in Parliament. North Vancouver Conservative MP Andrew Saxton paid tribute to NSR in a May 21 speech. “Their focus on mountain search and rescue, helicopter rescue, urban search and rescue, and
public education provide life-saving services all yearround, day in and day out,” Saxton said. “Last winter, I was pleased to present founding member Karl Winter with a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of over 50 years of contributions to this service. . . . On behalf of the nature and sport enthusiasts who enjoy North Vancouver’s gorgeous outdoor terrain, I want to thank the North Shore Rescue team for your ongoing commitment to our safety and security — and a big congratulations on your new state-ofthe-art command centre.” The recent praise ought to help North Shore Rescue in its less harrowing but equally important mission of fundraising, Jones said. The team is currently seeking out donors who will be able to offer a large sum of legacy funding, which will help the team continue saving lives in the years to come. Past recipients of the Joseph H. Cohen Award include former Lt.-Gov. Stephen Point, BARWATCH, Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, and former Prime Minister Kim Campbell. North Shore Rescue volunteers will be on hand to receive the award at the 2013 JIBC foundation awards gala this fall.
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Survey seeks youth input METRO Vancouver youth aged 15 to 24 are invited to share their views on important social issues such as homelessness, health and education through the Youth Vital Signs 2013 online survey.
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KLATLE Bhi, a Squamish carver and storyteller, works in the foyer of Collingwood school’s Wentworth campus on a legacy totem pole for the school. Bhi, who carved the Vancouver 2010 totem pole, is also teaching the school’s pupils about the process of carving and the symbolism of totem poles.
Funded by Coast Capital Savings, the Vancouver Foundation and the City of Vancouver, the survey allows young people to grade and share their experiences on life in Metro Vancouver in 13 categories, including: arts, environment, poverty, homelessness, safety, employment, education, transportation, culture, identity and belonging, physical health, mental health, youth voice and youth spaces. The ﬁrst Youth Vital Signs survey in 2009 canvassed youth 15-24 in the City of Vancouver. This follow-up survey covers Metro Vancouver municipalities, providing a larger sampling of young people across the region. The survey, which can be accessed at youthvitalsigns.ca, is open until June 17. Results will be released in the fall. The goal is to inform and inﬂuence key decision-makers, government, funders and organizations to take concrete steps to address issues that affect young people. — Christine Lyon
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Event host Gloria Macarenko of CBC TV, Gordon Harris and community foundation director Sue Ridout Representatives of the North Shore Community Foundation presented Party at The View May 11 at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art. The event featured gourmet food, wine, live music, auctions and a preview of the gallery’s inaugural summer exhibition. Proceeds from the event will support the Gordon and Marion Smith Foundation for Young Artists, the Artists for Kids Trust and a range of North Shore charities supported by the community foundation, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Info: nscommunityfoundation.com.
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community bulletin board From page 22 skills that illustrates how the brain can be trained to make learning easier Thursday, June 13, 7-8 p.m. at Reading & Learning Pathways, 102-1258 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Info: Andrea Van Ryn at 778-245-3669. Technology Class: Learn how to use Skype Thursday, June 13 and 27, 2-3 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Registration required: 604-925-7405. Crush the Coach: A fundraising event for Athletics4Kids Friday, June 14, 6-8 p.m. at Twist Sport Conditioning Centre, 12-1225 East Keith Rd., North Vancouver. Clients can pay $50 for a ﬁve-minute time slot allowing them to put their coach through any workout of their choice. Info: 604904-6556, ext. 123. Bagpipes by the Beach: West Vancouver Fireﬁghters Charitable Society will hold a family oriented pipe band festival, Saturday, June 15, 6 p.m., Ambleside Park, foot of 13th St., West Vancouver. Fee: by donation. Limited seating and parking. Info: 604-329-6084 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia Photography and Media Arts Society are invited to Presentation House Gallery’s AGM Tuesday, June 18, 6 p.m. at 333 Chesterﬁeld Ave., North Vancouver. The public is also welcome to attend, current members have the privilege to vote. Technology
how to ﬁnd your way around an iPad and try out some apps Thursday, June 20, beginners, 2-3 p.m. and intermediate, 3-4 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Bring your iPad if you have one. Registration: required: 604-925-7405. One-on-One Computer Assistance: Sign up for 30 minutes of personalized help with the Internet, email,
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going computer classes. For information, dates and locations, visit nvdpl.ca, nvcl.ca or westvanlibrary.ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-proﬁt, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@ nsnews.com. To post online, go to nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event. TELUS STORE OR AUTHORIZED DEALER Vancouver Oakridge Centre Pacific Centre The Shops at Bentall Centre Terasen Centre 220 1st Ave. East 551 Robson St. 625 Howe St. 808 Davie St.
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A24 - North Shore News - Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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This public hearing is to be held at Parkgate Community Centre, Mary Hunter Room, 3625 Banff Court
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What is it?
The proposed rezoning bylaw will permit the development of sixteen, three storey townhouse units arranged in two buildings separated by a linear courtyard where before only single family residential homes were allowed.
When can I speak?
Please join us on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 when Council will be receiving input from the public on this proposal. You can speak in person by signing up at the Hearing or by providing a written submission to the Municipal Clerk at the address below or email@example.com before the conclusion of the Hearing.
Need more info?
The bylaw, Council resolution, staff report, and other relevant background material are available for review by the public at the Municipal Clerk’s Office or online at www.dnv.org/public_hearing. Office hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Who can I speak to? Steven Petersson, Development Planner, at 604-990-2378
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TSLEIL-WAUTUTH students from Sherwood Park elementary helped unveil the school’s new “Celebrating Our Community” mural, blessing the public artwork with ceremonial cedar boughs. The colourful six-panel mural depicts scenes from the community and hangs outside of the school.
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Roberta and David Hudson Roberta and David Hudson were married May 29, 1988, in Lake Louise, Alta. Family and friends wish them a happy 25th wedding anniversary.
Jim and Rae Easton Dorothy and Ross Penman
Jim and Rae Easton were married on June 14, 1963, in Glasgow, Scotland. They have lived in North Vancouver for 39 years. Their family and friends wish them a happy 50th wedding anniversary.
Dorothy and Ross Penman were married on June 6, 1953. Their family and friends wish them a happy 60th wedding anniversary.
Sarah Janousek and Matthew Morrison
George Koochin celebrated his 90th birthday on May 3. His friends from his ﬁtness class wish him a happy birthday.
George and Sharon Janousek of North Vancouver announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Janousek to Matthew Morrison, son of David and Janet Morrison of Port Moody. The wedding is scheduled for September.
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Mayor Darrell Mussatto Councillor Don Bell Councillor Pam Bookham Councillor Linda Buchanan Councillor Rod Clark Councillor Guy Heywood Councillor Craig Keating Karla D. Graham, CMC email@example.com
PUBLIC MEETING WAIVED NOTICE is hereby given, under the provisions of the Local Government Act, that the Public Meeting concerning the following Development Variance Permit application has been WAIVED and it is the intention of the Council of the City of North Vancouver to consider issuance of DVP2013-00001 at the regular Council meeting to be held on MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC. DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT NO. 2013-00001 JAHAN ELIZEH, TUDOR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION LTD., has applied for a Development Variance Permit with respect to the property located at 850 Harbourside Drive, legally described as Lot 2 of the Public Harbour of Burrard Inlet NWD, Plan BCP5763 as indicated on the sketch. If issued, the permit will vary the lot coverage and height regulations on this site to allow for the addition of a third parking level to the existing parking structure. The addition, if approved, will increase the number of on-site parking stalls by 32 stalls, for a total of 131 on-site parking stalls. APPLICANT: JAHAN ELIZEH, TUDOR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION LTD. The proposed Permit and any relevant background material may be inspected at the ofﬁce of the City Clerk between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from June 6, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please visit www.cnv.org/publichearings. Please direct inquiries to Barbara Westmacott, Planning Technician, Community Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 604-990-4216. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at email@example.com or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, June 17, 2013. North Vancouver City Hall | 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC | V7M 1H9 | Tel: 604.985.7761 | Fax: 604.985.9417 | www.cnv.org
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - North Shore News - A27
Mayor Darrell Mussatto Councillor Don Bell Councillor Pam Bookham Councillor Linda Buchanan Councillor Rod Clark Councillor Guy Heywood Councillor Craig Keating Karla D. Graham, CMC firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given by the City of North Vancouver that a Public Hearing will be held on MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 AT 7:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700”. ZONING BYLAW, 1995, NO. 6700, AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2013, NO. 8307 THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER has applied to amend the text of “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” for the following purposes: 1.
To align the existing energy standard currently referenced in the Zoning Bylaw, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) 90.1-2007 standard, with the new higher standards set by the BC Building Code, a choice of meeting one of two energy standards: ASHRAE 90.1-2010 or the 2011 National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB-2011);
To strengthen and streamline the current energy performance veriﬁcation procedures by requiring registered professionals to review reports submitted to the City; and
To reconcile inconsistencies in the Zoning Bylaw by applying the same requirements, described above, to the zones: Local Commercial (C-3), Service Commercial (CS-1), Service Station Commercial (CS-2), and Special Commercial (CS-3).
The text amendment will only affect new Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, Mixed-Use buildings, as well as new Residential buildings above four storeys. This amendment is part of a suite of actions under the City’s Energy Efﬁcient Buildings Initiative to improve the energy performance of new and existing buildings across the City. APPLICANT: THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER This Public Hearing is held under the provisions of the Local Government Act. All persons who believe they may be affected by the above proposal will be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person and/or by written submission. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at email@example.com or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, June 17, 2013 to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing. Once the Public Hearing has concluded, no further information or submissions can be considered by Council. The proposed Bylaw and relevant background material may be inspected at the ofﬁce of the City Clerk between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from June 6, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please go to www.cnv.org/publichearings. Please direct inquiries to Winnie Yip, Research Assistant - Planning, at wyip@cnv. org or at 604-982-3943.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given by the City of North Vancouver that a Public Hearing will be held on MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 AT 7:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700”. ZONING BYLAW, 1995, NO. 6700, AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2013, NO. 8308 VILMA PILAR has applied to rezone Lot 4, Block 67, DL 271 and 547, Plan 750 as indicated on the sketch, located at 657 West 14th Street. The amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” will have the effect of reclassifying the said property FROM: RS-1 (One-Unit Residential) Zone TO: CD-638 (Comprehensive Development 638) Zone to permit a four-unit townhouse development consisting of two new buildings each with two units. Two enclosed vehicle parking stalls attached to the southern rear unit plus two unenclosed parking stalls would be accessed from the rear lane. APPLICANT: VILMA PILAR This Public Hearing is held under the provisions of the Local Government Act. All persons who believe they may be affected by the above proposal will be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person and/or by written submission. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, June 17, 2013, to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing. Once the Public Hearing has concluded, no further information or submissions can be considered by Council. The proposed Bylaw and relevant background material may be inspected at the ofﬁce of the City Clerk between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from June 6, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please go to www.cnv.org/publichearings. Please direct inquiries to Chris Wilkinson, Planner, Community Development, at email@example.com or 604-990-4206.
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given by the City of North Vancouver that a Public Hearing will be held on MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013 AT 7:00 PM in the Council Chamber, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC to receive representations in connection with the following proposed amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700”. ZONING BYLAW, 1995, NO. 6700, AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2013, NO. 8309 SYNTHESIS DESIGN has applied to rezone Lot B, Block 257, DL 544, Plan 14450, as indicated on the sketch, located at 2211 Larson Crescent. The amendment to “Zoning Bylaw, 1995, No. 6700” will have the effect of reclassifying the said property FROM: RS-1 (One-Unit Residential) Zone TO: CD-639 (Comprehensive Development 639) Zone to permit the subdivision of the existing lot into two parcels with a single family home on each new lot. Each lot would
provide two enclosed stalls and one unenclosed surface stall for a total of three stalls each. All parking would be accessed from the rear lane. APPLICANT: SYNTHESIS DESIGN This Public Hearing is held under the provisions of the Local Government Act. All persons who believe they may be affected by the above proposal will be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person and/or by written submission. Written or electronic (email) submissions should be sent to the attention of the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to City Clerk, City Hall, 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 1H9. Electronic submissions must be received no later than 4:00 pm on Monday, June 17, 2013, to ensure their availability to Council at the Public Hearing. Once the Public Hearing has concluded, no further information or submissions can be considered by Council.
The proposed Bylaw and relevant background material may be inspected at the ofﬁce of the City Clerk between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except Statutory Holidays, from June 6, 2013. If you wish to view the material online please go to www.cnv.org/publichearings. Please direct inquiries to Chris Wilkinson, Planner, Community Development, at email@example.com or 604-990-4206.
North Vancouver City Hall | 141 West 14th Street, North Vancouver, BC | V7M 1H9 Tel: 604.985.7761 | Fax: 604.985.9417 | www.cnv.org
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IT was news Naim and Jessica Abou-Khazaal were not happy to hear: Jessica might be having a miscarriage.
She was three months pregnant and experiencing abdominal pain. The North Vancouver couple was at Lions
Gate Hospital to have the pain assessed when a doctor told them there might be a problem with the pregnancy. It was a Sunday night and Naim and Jessica were told they would have to return the next day for an ultrasound because a technician wasn’t available. The next day, they returned to the hospital for the test, and when the doctor came in with the results he asked them if they had used IVF (in-vitro fertilization). They told him no. His response was unexpected: “Congratulations you don’t have one heartbeat, you have three heartbeats.” Jessica was pregnant with triplets. “My ﬁrst reaction was university costs, (that was) the ﬁrst thing that crossed my mind,” says Naim with a laugh. “We were just in a state of shock for a good couple of weeks. And then once it settled in we were incredibly excited, and we look at it as a gift, as a miracle, so we’re really happy.” On Feb. 26, Naim and Jessica welcomed their three sons: Hassane, Ahmad and Nadeem. The trio was born at B.C. Women’s Hospital where they stayed in the ICU for a few weeks. Born at just over 32 weeks, all three were
underweight: one was four pounds and one was four-anda-half pounds. Baby Nadeem was just two pounds. “He would ﬁt in my hand,” says Naim of the son he referred to as his “little peanut.” He now calls him his “little champion” because he is growing and thriving, just like his brothers. Because it was such a highrisk pregnancy, Naim and Jessica could only plan so much before the birth, and had to deal every day with the reality that not all the babies might survive. They didn’t even buy a stroller until after the babies were born. After leaving B.C. Women’s Hospital, the babies spent a few weeks at Lions Gate Hospital before they were sent home. “It felt like you were bringing home a part of you, like you felt you were bringing home a completion,” says Naim. “It was the most incredible, warm feeling.” He says although he and his wife had a realistic idea of how much work they were in for, they didn’t really know how much work they were in for. “There’s no joking, it’s a lot of work,” says Naim with a laugh. The couple operates a family business in North Vancouver
called Samco Beauty Supplies, which is a beauty supply and distribution company, and although they do have baby help from family and friends nighttimes are still very busy. “We look forward to when they sleep more so we can sleep more,” says Naim. Not surprisingly, the addition of three children at once has had an effect on the couple’s relationship. “The dynamics of the family have completely changed. We used to be able to be really selﬁsh and watch movies in the evening and do what we wanted to do, go out on the weekend, and things obviously completely changed. But it’s brought us closer in a whole different way that we never knew before,” explains Naim. He says he can’t wait until his kids are old enough for the family to go on hikes together and enjoy the outdoors. Long ago, he promised himself that if he ever had any children he would raise them the way his father raised him, with a lot of support for whatever they wanted to do. “In my personal opinion, the most important part about being a father is teaching your kids how to be true in everything that they do. And everything that they do they do it 110 per cent.”
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Encourage outdoor play THERE have been myriad stories about the need for children to become more active.
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But despite all the talk, this year’s Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card found that there has been no improvement observed in the physical activity levels of children and youth (5 to 17 year olds). A mere 5 per cent meet the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines. The Report Card is the most comprehensive annual assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada. AHKC works with its strategic partners to develop and disseminate the Report Card. The
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa works with an interdisciplinary group that includes top researchers from across Canada, to ensure that the Report Card includes the most up-to-date evidence about physical activity for children and youth. One of the big issues is the family car. Kids are being driven everywhere; 62 per cent of Canadian youth use only inactive modes of transportation to get to and from school. And yet, we say we want them to be more active. Well, here is a simple solution. Have them walk or bike to school. See Kids page 43
Youth Volunteers Needed! Family Services of the North Shore Youth Leadership Advisory Board
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TAYLOR Colbeck gets some help from Steve Marriott as she constructs her soap box derby cart at a Mount Seymour Lions workshop. The Parkgate Community Centre After School Soap Box Derby Program has 20 youngsters aged 10-12 participating in building the carts for the upcoming derby on Father’s Day this Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to noon on Carnation Street by Seymour Heights elementary.
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Youngsters grow quickly and their soft developing bones need support to make sure your children grow into healthy adults. This is particularly true of their feet. Now open in West Vancouver at Park Royal, Chic Angels is a children’s shoe store born out of a desire to make sure kids get proper footwear from an early age. Owner Upane Vadhera left the world of business development and finance to make a difference.“The birth of our first daughter was the inspiration to make the transition from the corporate world to small business owner,” says Upane,“especially when we realized how difficult it was to find good quality shoes and clothing for little kids.”
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Three years ago, an opportunity came up in Victoria and Upane took the plunge. “We took over the struggling Scallywags Children’s Boutique business in downtown Victoria. Our mission is to provide the best selection of quality footwear from around the world, ensure that each child gets properly fitted and provide exceptional service to have our customers keep coming back for their footwear needs.” As the idea that resonated with parents, the business grew and expanded to a second location in West Vancouver.
“Bones are not fully formed in a child’s foot until age 5. So it is very important to have the right fitting shoe. Shoes that do not fit properly can contribute to poor foot development which can lead to back and muscle problems as the child get older. Our staff understand the importance great customer service and of measuring and fitting the right shoe. Sometimes we spend over 30 minutes to find and fit the right shoe to make sure you walk out happy.” To make sure you get exactly what your child needs, Chic Angels stocks all the heading brands to provide quality footwear for youngsters from newborn up.
“We carry the largest selection of quality kid’s shoes in the Lower Mainland and have a great selection from newborn booties all the way up to youth sizes and over thirty brands ranging from formal school shoes, runners, ballet flats, rain boots, fashion boots and snow boots. Our key brands are Bloch, Blundstone, Bogs, Geox, Hatley, Keen, Robeez, Sorel, Stride Rite, The North Face, Timberland and Toms.” To complement their footwear selections, Chic Angels also offers a selection of outerwear with an emphasis on locally made products. “Although fitting shoes is our forte, we also carry a great selection of outerwear and winter jackets with some fantastic locally made products like hair clips and hair bands as well as the now famous Padraig slippers which are made right here on the North Shore.” If you have an active youngster in the family, a trip to Chic Angels can help make sure they get off on the right foot. Visit them at their location beside Future Shop, upstairs at Park Royal South or check them out online at www.chicangels.ca.
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Comic capers MEMBERS of the North Shore Neighbourhood House student theatre and drama program and director Susan Hunt (rear) invite the public to their production of Centre of Attention, a collection of comedy sketches and plays, at NSNH, 225 East 2nd St. in North Vancouver on Friday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.
Steve Nash Youth Basketball League: Registration is open for boys and girls from Grade 2 to 9 for this league that runs from September to March. Register online at delbrookbasketball.com by June 30 and save $25. This not-for-proﬁt association teaches the fundamentals and skills of basketball to hundreds of young boys and girls each year. Info: rostler@ delbrookbasketball.com.
Summer Reading Club: Registration for kindergartners to Grade 7 has begun at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. This year’s theme will be “Up, Up and Away.” Members will receive a package including a reading record, bookmark and calendar of events. Report readings and have a chance to win prizes. Info: 604-9257408 or westvanlibrary.ca. Teen Reading Club: Registration has begun at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. This year’s theme will be “Zombie Apocalypse.” Pick up a reading log, track the books you read and tell the library about them to win prizes. There is also an online Teen Reading Club at teenrc. ca, where you can write book reviews, chat with authors and share your creative work to win prizes. Info: 604-9257408 or westvanlibrary.ca.
Father’s Day Extravaganza: Participate in an afternoon of songs, crafts, games and treats in honour of dad and granddad Thursday, June 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Kids & Company, 1035 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. Each dad will receive a thoughtful gift made by the children. Highlands Preschool will hold “Preschool Playdate” for all incoming students Friday, June 14, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. New families will have a chance to meet other families at the school. Info: 604-980-1740. Summer Reading Club: Registration will begin for kids of all ages June 17 and go until mid-July at any branch of North Vancouver District Public Libraries. This year’s theme will be “Up, See more page 36
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3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Intermediate level of musicianship required. Bring a music stand. Info: David, 604-922-1035. Caroun Photo Club: Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Visitors are welcome. Info: carounphotoclub.com. 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, 604-988-3522.
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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.
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 Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Sally Scott, 604-924-1923.
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The Dutch Kofﬁeclub meets the third Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m. to noon at the food court, Park Royal, south mall, West Vancouver. Meet new people and keep up your Dutch language or improve it. The club welcomes Flemish and South African people also. Used Dutch magazines and books will be available. Info: Henk, 604-987-4978 or Nel, 604-987-6879.
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Wednesday, 10-10:30 a.m. at Active Baby, Capilano Mall, North Vancouver. Info: 604986-8977. Mount Seymour United Church Children’s Choir: Children ages ﬁve to 10 are invited to join the choir that practises every Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. The program is all about having fun with music. Info: mtseymourunited.com. Mount Seymour United Church Youth Choir: Youth ages 11-15 are invited to join the choir that practices every Wednesday, 4 p.m. at 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. No singing or music-reading ability required. Info: 604-929-1336 or mtseymourunited.com.
French Storytime: Free drop-in for ages six-nine, Wednesdays, 4-4:45 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca.
North Shore Celtic Ensemble: Children ages nine to 17 with at least two years experience of violin and an interest in Celtic music, are invited to play in a lively ensemble. Rehearsals take place Wednesday evenings at Handsworth school, 1044 Edgewood Rd., North Vancouver. Info: cgiguere@ telus.net or nsce.ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE
Hotel eateries earn praise Romancing the Stove Angela Shellard
B.C. berries are back in season
Chris Dagenais Contributing writer
ONE of the earliest incarnations of the restaurant emerged when weary travellers, traversing greater distances as transportation infrastructure improved, demanded en route sustenance.
THEY’RE back! Luscious B.C. berries are hitting the stores.
Inns and taverns provided such fare, satisfying both the need for rest and the need for a restorative meal. In French, that which restores is called a restaurant. The history of the connection between hotels and restaurants is a storied one. In fact, some of the world’s most accomplished chefs come from restaurants situated in hotels. However, the advent of the chain hotel has contributed to a popular new opinion of hotel restaurants. Home to the ubiquitous continental breakfast and “world famous” Caesar salad, these functional, oftentimes cookie-cutter, establishments rarely rise to the top of anyone’s list of NEWS photo Cindy Goodman must-try dining venues. It is, therefore, with considerable DUNGENESS crab eggs Benedict is one of the items on the brunch menu at The interest that I have watched Lobby restaurant at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier in North Vancouver. Vancouver begin to reclaim Since its opening, the Pinnacle at the Pier has earned a the reputation of the hotel restaurant, liberating it from reputation for providing some of the North Shore’s best the Formica tabletop and pastel dinner mint image that has accommodations. It is currently ranked number 1 of 11 plagued it for so long. Venues like Hawksworth, Market, and North Vancouver hotels listed on Trip Advisor. The hotel also Tableau, all situated in hotels, have been praised for their boasts its own restaurant, The Lobby, which has quietly found exceptional cuisine and service, earning loyal guests along the favour with local and visiting patrons alike. It is an Open way. Table Diners’ Choice winner and was a 2012 North Shore In 2010, construction was completed on the Pinnacle at News Readers Choice ﬁnalist. the Pier Hotel on Lower Lonsdale’s shoreline. The 105-room hotel is an elegant property with a unique view of downtown Vancouver. See Eggs page 41
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Every year at this time I love to share some great berry recipes with you. Of course, you can make all of these year-round since strawberries are usually always available, but our local berries really have the most amazing ﬂavour.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Strawberries with Brie This may sound like an unusual combination, but give it a try and you’ll be surprised at how well the ﬂavours go together. 12largestrawberries,hulled, cut in half lengthwise ½ lb chilled Brie cheese, cut into 24 half-inch wide pieces approximately the same length as the berries 12 thin slices prosciutto, each cut into two lengthwise strips Place a piece of Brie on top of each strawberry half; wrap with a strip of prosciutto. Serve immediately. Makes 24 appetizers.
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Whip cream is at the centre of strawberry cupcakes From page 39
1 cup whipping cream ½ cup icing sugar 2 cups crushed, crisp meringues 3 Tbsp raspberry liqueur or thawed raspberry punch concentrate Strawberry Coulis: ½ lb strawberries, hulled 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 ⁄3 cup icing sugar Lightly brush an eight-inch springform pan with vegetable oil and line the bottom with parchment paper. Puree the eight strawberries in a blender or food processor, then strain them into a large bowl through a ﬁne wire sieve to remove the seeds. Discard seeds. Whip the cream with the half cup of icing sugar until soft peaks are formed. Fold the cream into the strawberry purée, then fold in the crushed meringues and the
liqueur. Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared pan; cover pan with plastic wrap and freeze for several hours or overnight. Meanwhile, make the strawberry coulis. Puree the half pound of strawberries and strain to remove seeds. Stir in the lemon juice and icing sugar; taste coulis and add more sugar to taste. Just before serving, run a thinbladed knife around the outside of the pan; remove sides of pan. Invert the semifreddo onto a serving platter; remove parchment paper. Cut into slices, dipping knife into hot water between slices. Transfer each slice to a serving plate and spoon coulis around each serving; garnish with whole berries. Makes six to eight servings.
Cupcake Shortcakes This is my favourite cupcake recipe. The mixing technique is a bit different but the results are great. You’ll only use six of the
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The Board of Vancouver Coastal Health invites you to a public presentation on the status of health service delivery in our communities and to participate in an interactive Question and Answer session. When: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Where: Lions Gate Hospital Medical Day Centre Gymnasium 231 East 15th Street North Vancouver, BC This is a valuable opportunity to connect directly with the VCH Board and Executive. Everyone is welcome to participate.
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cupcakes for this recipe, but I doubt you’ll have any problem getting rid of the rest. 4 cups sliced strawberries 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 3 large eggs, room temperature (you’ll use only the yolk of one of these) 1 tsp vanilla ½ cup plus 2 Tbsp buttermilk 1½ cups cake ﬂour (or measure 1½ cups all purpose ﬂour, remove 3 Tbsp and replace with 3 Tbsp cornstarch) 1 cup granulated sugar 2½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ cup butter, room temperature 1 cup whipping cream 1 Tbsp sugar In a large bowl, mix together the strawberries and two tablespoons of sugar. Let stand at room temperature for one hour to allow berries to release juices, then refrigerate. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; line 15 mufﬁn cups with paper liners. Whisk two eggs and one egg yolk, the vanilla and a quarter cup of the buttermilk together in a small bowl. In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the ﬂour, baking powder and salt; mix on low for about 30 seconds. Add the butter and the remaining buttermilk to the ﬂour mixture
and with the mixer on low, blend together. Raise mixer speed to medium and beat until light and ﬂuffy, about two minutes. Add the egg mixture in two additions, scraping down the sides of the bowl and mixing after each addition only until thoroughly incorporated. Divide the batter evenly among the lined mufﬁn cups, ﬁlling them about two-thirds full (don’t overﬁll or the tops of the cupcakes will be too big). Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until cupcakes are brown around the edges and spring back when touched. To assemble shortcakes, cut six of the cupcakes in half horizontally (cut just under the rim). Place the bottom of a cupcake on each of six serving plates. Whip the cream and one tablespoon sugar until soft peaks form. Spoon the sliced berries over the cupcake bottoms; top with spoonfuls of whipped cream and place top halves of cupcakes on top of whipped cream. Makes six servings. Angela Shellard is a selfdescribed foodie. She has done informal catering for sports and business functions and enjoys entertaining family and friends at home. Contact: ashellard@ hotmail.ca.
White Spot celebrates 85 years ON June 16, the White Spot restaurant chain will celebrate its 85th anniversary.
A press release from the company states that classic menu items are being brought back in recognition of the milestone, including Chicken Pick’ns, Meatloaf Dinner, original BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Triple Triple three-patty burger, and Bumbleberry Pie topped with local vanilla bean ice cream served in a personal-sized crust. The commemorative menu, which is available from June 10 to July 14, brings White Spot history to life with stories, such as the tale of a couple who got engaged over a chocolate milkshake. Nearly one thousand White Spot stories were sent in from customers around the
Dora Wooten province, stated the release. One of those stories is from North Vancouver’s Dora Wooten, who has worked at the Park & Tilford White Spot for 22 years. She says in the press
release that some of the store’s regulars call the lounge area where she serves “Dora’s den.” She notes that she once had a customer who ordered a 13patty burger and ate the whole thing. According to the release, White Spot founder Nat Bailey opened Canada’s ﬁrst drive-in at Granville & 67th streets in 1928. He began his food career serving refreshments at baseball games, and transformed his 1918 Model T Ford into a travelling lunch counter that served sightseers at Vancouver’s Lookout Point. Hot dogs were a dime and ice cream was a nickel. Net proceeds from the anniversary menu, which are available for $2 as a keepsake, will go to supporting Zajac Ranch for Children.
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The Lobby’s accolades are all the more remarkable when you consider the success of Pier 7, its idyllically situated neighbour and surely its top competitor, even if both restaurants are owned by the same group. Pier 7 boasts stunning wrap-around patios and the cuisine of Dino Renaerts, arguably one of Vancouver’s most celebrated culinary talents. Combine Pier 7’s assets with lingering prejudices against hotel restaurants and you can see that The Lobby has overcome a few obstacles to garner its following. I decided to visit The Lobby for Sunday brunch to see if the Pinnacle at the Pier is doing its part to redeem the reputation of hotel restaurants. I am pleased to report it is. The Lobby is a nicely appointed room with dark wooden ﬂoors and giant windows that ﬂood the space with natural light. Its brunch menu is a treat, offering a sizeable selection of sweet and savoury dishes including omelettes and eggs Benedict, halibut and chips, and seared Alaskan black cod. My visit to The Lobby marked a special occasion: my seventh wedding anniversary. My wife DJ and I toasted the occasion with mimosas, easily one of the most enjoyable ways to consume a daily serving of fruit. DJ chose the Brunch Omelette: three eggs with cheddar, ﬁre-roasted red peppers and spinach, served with skinon breakfast potatoes and a basket of buttered toast. The omelette was ﬂuffy and plump, bursting at the seams with its fresh ingredients. I ordered the restaurant’s signature brunch dish: Crab Cake Benny. It is clear to me why executive chef Joel Green and his team are keen to stand behind this dish. It is, without qualiﬁcation, among the top three preparations of eggs Benedict I have had the pleasure of eating. The two Dungeness crab cakes were dense and meaty and provided an exceptional base for perfectly poached eggs and homemade Hollandaise. This dish alone makes a return visit worthwhile. Service was attentive and welcoming. Anyone who regularly goes out for brunch knows that this is not always the case as the aftermath of Saturday night’s
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CHEFS Joel Green (left), William King and Anna Mihai prepare dishes in the kitchen at The Lobby restaurant at the Pinnacle hotel in North Vancouver. indulgences are so often apparent on the brave but wincing faces of brunch staff. Brunch can be a tough meal service to execute well. The Lobby does a commendable job. Our meal came to $56 before gratuity. The Lobby is located on the main ﬂoor of the Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel, 138 Victory Ship Way, North
Barnaby has put together a menu of dishes that include bacon. Fee: $74.50. Info: ambrosiaadventures.com or 604-218-2084. Adventures in Cooking: Ambrosia Adventures will host a class with Marianne Abraham (who assisted in the making of the cookbook Whitewater Cooks with Friends) Tuesday, June 18, 6:45-9:30 p.m. at Y Franks store, 503 15th St., West Vancouver. Fee: $74.50. Info: ambrosiaadventures.com or 604-218-2084. Ambleside Farmers’ Market, Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on 14th Street between Marine Drive and Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver,
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will feature conventional and organic produce, vendors, crafters and more. For more information visit the website at artisanmarkets.ca or call 604318-0487. Civic Plaza Farmers Market: A weekly market with fresh produce, baked goods, jewelry and more, Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. at 141 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 778-995-9461. Dundarave Village Farmers’ Market: Fresh, locally grown or homemade products will be available every Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the 2400-block Marine Drive, West Vancouver. The market will also include crafters and entertainment.
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Kids need downtime to just go out and play From page 32 The trick is to teach them how and to encourage all the kids in the neighbourhood to travel together. Walk to the school yourself and determine the safest route. Then walk with your kids and hopefully other children from the area. As you walk, talk about how to cross the roads, the importance of staying on the sidewalks and why this is the best route to take. Then have them lead the way and you follow. Soon they are easily able to negotiate the way themselves and they are getting exercise twice daily. “By driving our kids to and from their destinations, we may be robbing them of an important source of physical activity, and contributing to lifelong unhealthy habits,” says Dr. Mark Tremblay of AHKC. “Active transportation presents an easy, costeffective and environmentally friendly way to increase physical activity levels
ropes and let them play. One reason we tend to drive our kids everywhere is because they have busy, active schedules and so do we. The solution is to reconsider the schedule. Does your child need to be out every evening of the week? If you discover you haven’t had a meal at a table for two weeks, you need to re-evaluate. Have your child choose fewer activities and there will be time for actual exercise. They can walk home from school because they aren’t heading to soccer, baseball, dance, pottery, drama and art classes. Our children need to move, they need to be physically active and it’s up to their parents to make it happen.
among children and youth, and its beneﬁts are signiﬁcant. In fact, if we encouraged our kids to walk for trips less than a kilometre, they could bank an additional 10 to 15 minutes of physical activity per trip!” Another easy solution is to encourage outdoor play. I went for a walk in our local park the other day. It was a school holiday and the weather was sublime. The playground was busy. But I noticed that it was busy with toddler and preschoolers with adult supervision. There were no school-aged children. The park should have been a-buzz with children and youth playing pickup softball or soccer. They should have been running, jumping and rolling. Where were they? I have no idea but I worry that they are home, sitting in front of one screen or another while adults worry about their lack of exercise. Open the door, show them the way to the park, give them balls or skipping
Kathy Lynn is a professional speaker and author of Who’s In Charge Anyway? and But Nobody Told Me I’d Ever Have to Leave Home. If you want to read more, sign up for her informational newsletter at parentingtoday.ca.
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RIDGEVIEW elementary Grade 5 students Kate Lytle and Macy Meldrum are winners of the Raise Your Voices! national student banner contest. Their entry “Girl Power” is among seven winning designs selected from more than 1,000 submission from across the country that will be ﬂown in Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa until October. The designs represent issues and topics of importance to Canadian youth.
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what’s going on From page 36 Meals on Wheels needs volunteers on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings. For more info: 604-922-3414 or northshoremealsonwheels. org. North Shore Chamber Orchestra meets Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Sutherland Secondary, 1860 Sutherland Ave., North Vancouver and is looking for new string players (especially bass players). For more nfo: jeanaireland1@ hotmail.com or 604-9803132. 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: 604985-2559, nschorus.com or email@example.com. Sing-along Wednesdays: “Mr. Music” Peter Vanderhorst will play the piano to lead a sing along of favourite songs the ﬁrst Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m.-noon at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Song books will be provided. Drop-in fee: $5 at the door. Info 604-9257292 or silkpurse.ca. Soroptimist International of North and West Vancouver, a volunteer service organization for business and professional women, meets on the second Wednesday of each month, September to June, 7 p.m. Info and location: 604-9800108 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests are welcome. SpeakerHub
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 friendly supportive environment. Guests are welcome. Info: justin.dyer@ shaw.ca.
byoVoice (Bring Your Own Voice): A choir that focuses on the joy of singing rehearses Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Repertoire will include a wide variety of styles and languages, in ancient and contemporary forms. Participants need some musical ability, but do not need to read music. Fee: $120 per year. Info: lynnvalleychurch.com or 604-987-2114. Between the Sheets: This Deep Cove book club meets the ﬁrst Thursday of every month from 7 to 9 p.m. Each member recommends a book and they take turns hosting discussions in their homes. New members welcome. Location and info: Adele, 604929-5621 or billadele@shaw. ca Bingo: Every Thursday, 6-10 p.m. at the North Shore Alano Club, 176 East Second St., North Vancouver. Info: 604987-4141. Canadian Federation of University Women: The North Vancouver chapter of this national organization committed to improving women’s status and human rights meets on the second Thursday of every month, September to May, 7
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SENTINEL secondary Grade 12 student Lauren Elms and Chris Kennedy, West Vancouver Board of Education superintendent, invite the public to GradShow 2013, a mixed-media exhibit by graduating students from Collingwood, Mulgrave, Rockridge, Sentinel and West Vancouver secondary schools. The show runs to June 23 with an opening reception this Friday, June 14, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave. p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 123 West 15th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604980-1274 or cfuwnvwv.vcn. bc.ca.
St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. No experience necessary. Info: st-andrewsunited.ca or 604-985-0408.
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ARGYLE’S James Elson touches down during the senior boys triple jump competition at the B.C. high school track and ﬁeld championships held May 31-June 1 in Langley. Elson, a member of the NorWesters track club, won silver in triple jump and gold in high jump.
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WHEN you set the bar as high as North Vancouver’s James Elson does, sometimes you have to wait a while for others to catch up. At the start of the senior boys’ high jump event at the B.C. high school provincial track and ﬁeld championships held May 31 at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park, Elson informed the marshals that he’d make his ﬁrst jump when the bar reached 1.80 m. He then waited. And waited and waited. Meanwhile the rest of the ﬁeld, starting at 1.50 m, slowly whittled itself down. “It was like an hour and a half before I actually started jumping,” Elson told the North Shore News Monday as he rehashed photo supplied the event, adding that sitting around is not as easy as it sounds. “It’s tough because JAMES Elson recently cleared 2.03 m in high jump at a meet in Kamloops, a height that passed the you have to keep yourself warm but not tire qualiﬁcation standard for next month’s World Youth Championships. yourself out at the same time. It’s hard to do eyeing the bar with all other eyes on him, a setup he’s a long day. actually.” “By then I was getting tired,” he said. “I’d been The Argyle Grade 11 student wasn’t being cocky or become used to in recent competitions. “I don’t really ﬁnd it stressful. It’s nice because I warmed up since 4:30 p.m. and it was like 7 at that trying to psych out his opponents, he just knows what heights he can comfortably make. For instance, 1.80 know when it’s down to the last person, you get three time.” Such is life for the athlete currently ranked as the was a comfortable make. So was 1.85 on his second minutes between each jump. It’s nice to have that jump. When he cleared that height, there was only one extra time. I just try to stay calm and focus on the No. 1 youth (17 and under) high jumper in Canada. Two weeks before the high school provincials Elson jumping.” other jumper left in the competition. Elson then cleared 1.95 m on his ﬁrst attempt and set an even higher mark, clearing a personal best His third jump at 1.90 went well too, and by that time he was the provincial high school champion the bar went up to 2.00 m. That’s as far as it would go, without recording a single miss. Now it was just Elson however, as three straight misses ﬁnally put an end to See Seycove page 46
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2.03 m at the Kamloops Centennial meet. That was an important mark as it met the qualifying standard for the World Youth Championships in Athletics scheduled for July 10-14 in Donetsk, Ukraine. As long as Elson remains in the top two in Canada for the next week he’ll earn a trip to the championships thanks to that jump in Kamloops. “I got it on my third try,” he said. “I jumped up, cleared over the bar and I already was like ‘wooo’ and clapping my hands together before I hit the mat. I was so excited.” Not just a jumper, Elson is also trying to make the qualiﬁcation standard in the octathlon, a multi-event that combines races of 100 m, 400 m, and 1,000 m, long jump, high jump, shot put, javelin and the 110-m hurdles. He’s also a fan of the triple jump, having ﬁnished second in that event at the high school championships. Elson started competing in school meets as an elementary student but he pins his springiness on another sport. “I did martial arts from when I was ﬁve up until Grade 7,” he said. “When we do that there’s a lot of jumping with the kicks and stuff. We used to do it on a hardwood ﬂoor so that really developed a lot of foot strength and calf strength.” Argyle teammate Morgan Haines, who was a senior when Elson was in Grade 8, saw that the young kid had talent and steered him into the NorWesters track club. Since then he’s honed his technique with coach Elena Voloshin and he hopes to keep ﬂying higher, potentially earning a university scholarship after his Grade 12 year. For now, though, he’s hoping to get a chance to go to the World Championships where he would
take on athletes who have set their bars just as high as his. “That’d be incredible,” he said. “Just a really great experience for me.” ••• There were other standout performances from North Shore athletes at the provincial championships, led by Seycove’s Christopher More O’Ferrall who claimed double gold in the sprints, winning the senior boys 200 m and 400 m. More O’Ferrall clocked a time of 22.07 to win the 200 m and 49.09 in the 400 m. The boys from Seycove had a strong competition all-around, ﬁnishing as the fourthranked senior boys team at the meet. Jack Beckett helped the cause, winning bronze in the decathlon. The Seyhawks also earned a medal in the senior boys 4x400-m relay, ﬁnishing second in a time of 3:26.73. That team also set a record at the North Shore championships held in May, clocking a time of 3:28.67 to beat the time set by a team from Carson Graham in 1981. Sentinel’s Kye Fedor was also a double medalist at the provincial championships, winning silver in senior girls triple jump with a leap of 11.06 and bronze in the 100-m hurdles in a time of 15.32. West Vancouver’s Youle Chen rounded out the North Shore medals in senior competition, winning bronze in boys high jump with a clearance of 1.80 m. The Grade 8 and 9 provincial track and ﬁeld championships were held at the same time as the senior event and a pair of Collingwood students took home the North Shore’s only medals. Michael Knowles led the way with a silver in boys high jump with a clearance of 1.75 m while Emma Rostad scored bronze in girls long jump with a leap of 5.08 m.
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CARSON Graham’s Katie Weaver gets set for a splash during the senior girls 1,500-m steeplechase at the high school provincial track and ﬁeld championships. Weaver won her section of the split ﬁnal but ended up with the sixth fastest time.
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Jordan Reid-Harvey and Nathan Yanagiya suited up for the tournament as the Canadians battled all the way to the ﬁnal where they lost 4523 to Italy. The loss, however, means that Canada must stay at the second-tier JWRT level for at least one more season while the Italians earn promotion into the top-ﬂight Junior World Championship group for 2014. The Canadians went undefeated in the group stage, beating Tonga 24-6, Japan 39-15 and Uruguay 36-15 to qualify for the ﬁnal. Their luck ran out against Italy though as a pair of yellow cards against Canada helped the Italians to turn a 17-16 second-half lead into a 31-17 advantage in one four-minute stretch. “The ﬁrst half we didn’t attack with as much ﬂare as we should have done, that goes for both sides,” said Canadian head coach Mike Shelley
in a Rugby Canada release. “Italy became more physically dominant in the second half. It led to us going down to 13 players, where we gave up the points. Italy were strong and didn’t risk much.” Canada battled back but couldn’t close the gap in the dying minutes. “It’s bittersweet,” said Canadian captain Pat Kay. “We want to be proud of second. There will be a good group of guys next year. Hopefully they’ll be in the ﬁnal game.” ••• Four North Shore birdie bashers won medals at the 2013 Yonex Canadian Masters Badminton Championships held last month in Richmond. Leslie Lau led the way, becoming national champion in both the men’s 35+ and 40+ age categories. Clara Wai also won a pair of national titles, teaming up with Joyce Pittman to claim gold in women’s 40+ doubles and with Damaris Brix in women’s 50+ doubles. Siew-Har Hong won gold in 60+ mixed doubles and silver in 60+ women’s doubles while Siu-Imm Tay won three silver medals, ﬁnishing second in 35+ mixed doubles, 35+ women’s doubles and 40+ women’s doubles. — compiled by Andy Prest
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JONES, Violet Hermione
Violet Hermione Jones (nee Jacobs), fondly called Goggy, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 4th, 2013, at Cedarview Lodge in Lynn Valley. She was surrounded by her close family until the end and is mourned by all who knew her, especially her husband of 73 years, John Jones. She was an extraordinary wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who lived on three continents and survived two World Wars and the Depression. Vi was predeceased by her Mum and Dad, May and Sam Jacobs, to whom she was absolutely devoted, and her two younger brothers, Jim (Pat) and Arthur Jacobs. She is survived by her sister, Daphne Langford (Wally) in Chessington, England, sister-in-law, Renzie Jacobs, and a large family in Canada: husband John, children Sylvia (Eric) and David (Susan); 5 grandchildren: Kjerstin, Bjorn, Meghan, Amy and Rachel, and 11 great-grandchildren: Chelsea, Aylish, Anja, Landseer, Acesea, Lachlan, Maeve, Jacob, Esme, Bronwyn and Margaret. Vi was born in 1915 in Nairobi, Kenya, where her father ran a successful coffee farm and other businesses. Vi was very proud of her Jewish ancestry with roots in Tsarist Russia; her father was a founding member of the Nairobi Synagogue. She lived a very happy childhood in Kenya and also attended the famous Parktown Convent in Johannesburg. In the early 30’s the Jacobs family suffered ﬁnancial reverses, mainly due to a pioneering experiment with sisal farming that failed. With the Great Depression then in full ﬂow, they moved to England in 1932 to revive their fortunes. Vi enjoyed a carefree life as a young woman in England before the War doing various secretarial jobs and traveling. She met her future husband, John Jones, on a tennis court in 1938. Tennis remained an abiding pleasure until she was well into her 80’s. Vi and John were married in London during the Blitz (August 1940) as their own act of deﬁance in a seemingly hopeless time, just before the expected invasion of the Nazis; Herr Hitler never recovered from the blow and the rest is history. Two children came quickly and they survived the bombing in London unscathed, but the dreary economic conditions in the aftermath of WWII made them decide to emigrate to Canada in 1956. With limited resources and knowing absolutely no one in Canada, Vi and John courageously took the long journey to B.C., and settled in North Vancouver. John obtained a good job and Vi became Secretary to the Land Clerk in North Van. District, a responsible position she held for many years. After retirement in 1975, she was able to indulge in numerous pursuits such as tennis, gardening, and bridge, as well as an astonishingly wide social life. Vi and John also traveled frequently, particularly to Hawaii, England and Australia, all of which she adored. Even more, she enjoyed her grandchildren and all the extended family. No matter how far away the grandchildren lived, she and John would visit them frequently. Although she was a longtime member of the United Church, in recent years Vi joined the Har El Synagogue where she revived her Jewish roots. She was warmly welcomed there which gave her profound pleasure. She maintained remarkable health throughout her long life and was still enjoying a good bridge and poker game up to the last week of her life. A Celebration of her Life will be held at North Lonsdale United Church, 3380 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver on Sunday June 23rd, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Flowers in vases are welcome, especially ﬂowers from your own garden. Vi was a very keen gardener and her garden at Kew Cottage, North Vancouver was a joy to behold.
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PIDGEON, William Bruce (Bill) also known by his family as “Grampy.” June 4, 1931 – June 4, 2013
While surrounded by his family at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver, Bill passed away peacefully on his 82nd birthday. He was the loving husband and soul mate of wife Marilyn (nee Loree) for 58 years. Before settling in West Vancouver, BC, he was a resident of Vernon, BC, Beaverton and Toronto, ON where he was born. He was a very proud and dedicated father to daughter Cindy and her husband Charlie Veaudry of Vernon (Jessie and Megan), son David and his wife Eleanor Pidgeon of Calgary (Taylor, Spencer, and Charlotte), daughter Denise and her husband Brendan Kelly (Briana and Matt), and daughter Loree and her husband Gary Wilfert (Justin and Kyle), both of North Vancouver. He will be missed by Babe, his adoring cat. Bill and Marilyn travelled the world and enjoyed many trips and cruises together. The most memorable was in 2005, with the entire flock, to Alaska, where he and Marilyn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Bill was most happy when spending time with his family and was an inspiration to them all. He loved sharing in their successes and accomplishments. Special thanks to Bill’s doctors at Lions Gate Hospital and the Care Staff on the Cardiac Floor. Cremation has taken place and a celebration for family close and friends will occur at a future date in North Vancouver, BC. For those wishing to share a memory of Bill, please visit www.hollyburnfunerals.com
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HALMSHAW, Kenneth June 06, 2013 Halmshaw, Kenneth, passed away peacefully on June 6th, 2013 at the age of 86. A local artist and North Vancouver high school industrial education teacher for almost 30 years, Ken will be remembered for teaching his students to fashion metal trowels and cast aluminum ’tiki’ gods without losing any of their fingers. His family Barbara, David, June and Paul will remember him with much love and happiness. At his request there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory with the CNIB.
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Survivied by his loving wife Jackie, his step-children Roy, Paul, Laura and their families, his sister Diana Wolfe, his brother John Wolfe and his wife Toy Toy and their daughter Emma. A memorial service will be held at North Shore Alliance Church 201 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver on Friday June 14th at 1 p.m.
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TRAVERS, Jacqueline Blanche Oct 15, 1940 - Jun 05, 2013 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend after a very courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Predeceased by her sister Grace Williams, Jacquie leaves to mourn her daughter Ronda Fullerton (Dennis), stepdaughter Lynn Travers, sister Gisele Black (John, deceased), brothers Conrad St. Pierre (Gloria), Gerard St. Pierre (Marcelle), Fern St. Pierre, Ronald St. Pierre (Susan), along with many nieces and nephews. Her granddaughters Lyndsay and Jolie will greatly miss spending time with their "MerMer". Jacquie was born in Timmins, Ontario and later moved to West Vancouver to work for Dillingham Construction (now Vancouver Pile Driving) where she worked until she retired. Jacquie loved playing bridge, travelling, going to the movies, laughing with her many close friends and family, and spending many precious moments with her granddaughters. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Sugar, Dr. Smiljanovich, Dr. Van Aggelen, and all of the nurses in the palliative care ward at Lions Gate Hospital. A celebration of Jacquie’s life will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00p.m. at the Capilano Golf & Country Club, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in loving memory of Jacquie to the BC Cancer Agency, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation or the Vancouver SPCA.
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DINING TABLE, wood, 2 leaves, 6 chairs, expresso, mint $775. Lrg brown leather sectional, mint $575, brand new Stearns & Foster QS boxspring $125, Dyson vac, new $600, asking $475. 2 dressers obo. 604-980-1411 GORGEOUS CUSTOM made cream coloured, furniture for sale, livingroom, dining, armoir, antique sideboard, Bombay tables & lamps. Call 778-279-5595 NATUZZI RECLINER, white leather $400 obo. Custom made oak coffee & sofa tables $100/pr obo. Pics (6), obo. 604-987-1391 WEBBER BBQ 3 burner propane, red lid $200, 2 loveseats colonial w/matching lamp & end tbl $100, knowledge books 1913-1970 $100 for all or $2 per book, 604-926-0308
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS having claims against the estate of LAURA ADELINE TODD, that the particulars of their claims should be sent to the Executrix at 125 West 15th St., North Vancouver, B.C., V7M 1R7 on or before July 14, 2013, after which date the Executrix will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it, having regard to the claims of which the Executrix then has notice.
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of CATHERINE ANNE STEVENSON, Deceased, late of 530 Eastcot Road, in the City of West Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, V7S 1E4, who died on the 5th day of February, 2013, are required to send full particulars of such claims to the undersigned Executor, on or before the 1st day of August, 2013, after which date the Estate assets will be distributed, having regard only to claims that have been received. MD PRIVATE TRUST COMPANY Executor 200 - 575 West 8th Avenue Echelon Centre, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 0B2
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A redevelopment is being proposed for the Lynn Valley United Church site at 3205 Mountain Highway for a new church and condominium residences. You are invited to a meeting to discuss the project. Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Lynn Valley Elementary School (Gymnasium) 3207 Institute Road, North Vancouver
The application proposes an OCP amendment, rezoning, and development permit to accommodate an approximately 6,000 square foot church, including multi-functional community spaces and a 75 unit four-storey condominium building. Parking will be located in a shared underground parkade with a total of 141 parking stalls. Information packages are being distributed to residents within a 75 meter radius of the site. If you would like to receive a copy or if you would like more information, contact Doug Purdy, Lynn Valley United Church representative at 604-736-5546 or Michael Hartford of the Community Planning Department at 604-990-2387 or bring your questions and comments to the meeting. *This is not a Public Hearing. DNV Council will receive a report from staff on issues raised at the meeting and will formally consider the proposal at a later date.
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North Van Apt. Rentals
CENTRAL LONSDALE ★June 15 Spacious 1 BR. Features large kitchen, lots of storage, heat/hot water incl. N/s, n/p. $960 604-983-0634 1 & 2 BR’s, view, avail Now, 1 year lse, 125 West 19th, N/S, No Pets, coin w/d, 778-554-0537 1 BR , $900/mo, South Facing, Avail. July 15 Gated prkg, quiet, drapes, heat incl. no pets. 1 yr lease, walk to seabus 170 W 4th. 604-987-0558
1 BIG Studio, 1000sf, by Sea Bus, fp, hw fls, hi ceiling, south patio, view, 7appls, in flr ht, a/c, hw, cble, net, alrm, u/g prkg, storage, $1395, 604-986-9931 1 Br, $880, 1st flr, June 1 Heat & h/w incl. quiet. gated, free outside prkg, no pets 1 yr lease. 310 E. 2nd. 604-700-7572
1 BR adult oriented bldg, patio, pool, prkg, heat, cbl Upr Lonsdale np, July 1, $900, 604-987-8814 1 BR garden apt, E. 2nd St ns, pet ok, hydro/heat storage/prkg incl. $1150 604-813-1985
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1 BR, new bath/laminate flrs, Now, central Lonsdale, suit quiet ns, np, $950/mo, 604-320-9238 1 BR, top flr 3rd & Mahon, n/s, n/p, $985 incl heat/hw/ 1 prkg, lease. 604-990-9388 1 BR, view, all new luxury apt, top corner 19th/Lonsdale, patio, storage prkg, $1400, 604-986-4927
151 W. 2nd St. 604-908-7368, 1 BR on 11th flr., balc, pkg, no pets, lease, $1400. 1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, July 1st. Refs req’d. 604-960-0452 2 BDRM, Central Lonsdale, 3rd floor, very lrg suite, newer reno’s incl’d new appliances & dishwasher, faces south, heat & h/water incl, no pets, $1750 604-838-5020, 604-699-5264
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1 BDRM, Central Lonsdale, 2nd floor, newer reno’s incl’d new appliances, dishwasher, faces north, heat & h/water incl, no pets, $1150. 604-838-5020, 604-699-5264
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
2 BR, 1.5 bath, 2 storey walk up, Lower Lons, bright, 2 balcs, 7 appls, gas fp, hw flr, 1 prkg, storage, ns/np, no parties, suits quiet, ref’s, $1400/mo, 604-462-0444 , lv msg 2 BR avail July 1. Lynn Valley, large $1195. Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, Playground. drapes, heat & prkg. incld. 1 yr lease. no pets 1228 Emery Pl. 604- 987- 4922
2 BR, corner, Lonsdale & 6, hardwood, storage, new paint, cat ok $1275, Now, 604-986-4927 2 BR large, $1200, July 1st, heat, hot water, hardwood flrs, storage, ns, np, 604-971-2456 2 BR large, Lower Lonsdale, hardwood, $1300 incl heat, h/w. avail Jul 1. Cat ok. 604-986-2095 2 BR, ste, $1100, Avail July 15 Gated prkg, quiet, drapes, heat incl. no pets, 1 yr lease, 321 East 2nd. 604-987-5802
2BR $1300, incl heat/hotwater, prkg, hw flrs, balc, quiet bldg, E 21st, July 1st, no pets, 604-990-4088 BACH $725, avail July, balc 18/Lonsdale carpet, incl heat/ hw, 1 yr lease. np, ns, 604-988-4692 BACH $795, 1BR $909, reno’d, clean, view, 2nd/St Andrews, np, JuLY 1, incls heat hotwater & prkg. Call 604-984-2148 BACH $850/mo New Reno’s, June 15th, heat, hotwater, h/w floors, ns, np, 604-971-2456
BACH/1 BR Avail June/July. Move-in allowance, Rent start $825, well maintained building. To view call 604-985-4272 BACHELOR: CORNER, ground floor unit with private entry available in quiet building. Available July 1st $750/month includes heat and H/W. Ph 604.726.4884 BACHELOR: UPDATED Basement unit in quiet building. Available Now $725/mth includes heat, H/W & hydro. Ph 604.726 4884. Delbrook Gardens 777 W. Queens, 2 br $1595, 3 br $2100 604-990-2971, Wkends 778-227-5042
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2 BR $1130 July 1, cntrl Lonsdale, carpets, incls heat & h/w, no pets, 604-986-6418
PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD Childcare Caregiver F/T Live in, salary $10.25/hr, 40/hrs per wk, North Van. Min 6 months training or relevant exp. Incls furnished accomodations, room & board, must have Driver’s License, able to cook Filipino Food an asset. Call 778-879-9488 or 778-340-0017
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR Apt Avail Now 2 & 3 BR’s Apt Avail July 1 Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar
145 West Keith Road. Studios, 1 BR’s & 2 BR’s (Avail Now & July 1) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok.
PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ Bachelor $825, 1 BR + den $1185, 2 BR $1425 No pets, 604-988-7379 www.glassmanpm.com
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SUITES @ The Pier 9ft ceiling, air con, 7 appl, 1 prkg, 100 E. Esplanade: 1 br $1,350, 2 & 3 br $2,450 - $3300, 162 Victory Ship Way 1 br $1,600 hotel/gym access Anson Rlty Helen 604-671-7263.
TUCKTON PLACE 1520 Chesterfield. Studio apt there for $850. and a 1 bdrm for $995. 604 990-2971, wknd 778-340-7406 WOODCROFT CAPILANO large updated 2 br, w/patio, i/door pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym , July 1st n/s, n/p $1,550/mth incl heat/hyrdo. prkg& locker. 604-307-4990
Apartments & Condos
West Van Apt. Rentals
Westwind Apts 2025 Bellevue Ave, 2 bdrm mnt view & bach. Cat OK Senior discount 604-913-0734 2BR NR Cap U, very spacious, reno’d, ns/np, $1300 incls ht/hw, 1 prkg, July 1, 604-921-4384 BRIT Prop view, wd, garden 3 opt’s: 1B/1Ba 1000sf, 1B/2Ba 2000sf, 3B/2Ba 2000sf. Now 604-374-4544
Apartments & Condos
West Van Apt. Rentals
SEASTRAND Sub Penthouse, 2 BR furnished/unfurnished Call 604-929-8410
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Apartments & Condos
West Van Apt. Rentals
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
All Utilities Included
1 BR’s (Avail Now & July 1), Mnt/Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok.
604-922-8443 BAYVIEW APTS
1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Fitness facility, Key less entry, Move-In Bonus, outdoor pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free MultiHousing Program 604-922-4322
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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
FURN ROOM for rent, working male or student, $625/mnth all inc Lwr Lonsdale 604-980-2285
N Van, AVAIL NOW! Fully furn self contained 1 BR ste, own wd, alarm, ns, np, wkly clean, suits 1, $975 all inclusive, 604-990-4835 ★VICTORIA PARK SHORT STAY ★ 1 & 2 BR Apts, Ideal for 1-6 mo stay, Renos, families, pets ok, Execs. Call 604-329-3272 www.vicparkshortstay.ca
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For Sale by Owner
SMALL PEACEFUL farm set up for horses right beside South Langley riding trail. Bright & comfortable older 2 bd home, f/p, barn, riding rings, pastures. $849,900. Call 604-323-4788 See Propertyguys.com ID: 76788
S. Surrey/ White Rock
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $309,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
Houses - Rent
1 BR House, Central Lons, newer paint/carp, 2 appls, carport, lrg yd, ns, np, $1195/mo, 778-865-7455
3 LVL, 5 bdrm, 4.5 bath, A/C, htd flrs, built in vacuum 2 car garage $4500 + util July 1 604-916-0428
LEGAL UP/DOWN duplex, fully separated, top 2 flrs with view, 1,800 sf, 3 bdrm, 2 separate bathrooms & separate shower, heated slate flrs. Terraced back yard with trees, private to duplex w/lrge deck, all wood flrs, numerous built ins, walk in closet. $2800 mth. 406 E. 4th St. 604-984-2030. WEST VAN, Dundarave, 4 bdrm, walk to shops/seawall, $3600/m, no pets, Details @ 604-319-7674
150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003 700 SQ FT ground level office, Harbourside, North Van, own prkg in front, $1500/mth incl tax/ hydro, July 1, 604-922-8479 ARTIST SPACE for rent, 180 sf, skylights on 2nd flr, quiet bldg, Pemberton & Welch, $400/m, incl tax/hydro, (not live in accom). 604-986-6682 or 604-250-4328
10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE Located 6 km from Penticton Hospital on the eastern hillsides above the city. Numerous building sites with view to the north up Okanagan Lake. One of the few remaining 10 acre country residential parcels that has not been developed. On paved road with power to the lot line. For sale by owner at only $289,000. Contact email@example.com or 250-493-5737
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
1 ROOM, Central Lonsdale, furnished female only, July 1, student, $550 incl util. 778-859-9470
A1 AUTO LOANS. Good, Bad or No Credit - No problem. We help with rebuilding credit & also offer a first time buyer program. Call 1-855-957-7755. 1987 ROLLS Royce S.Spur Mint condition, as new 56K $27500 obo. 604-644-6061
1 BDRM Upper Delbrook, bright above ground ste on quiet CDS! New cond & appl, includes f/p, utils, cable & priv entr. N/S, N/P, July 1. $1025/m, 604-990-0540
1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur Exc. cond. Auto, 98K kms, local car, blk/parch leather. $22,000. (604) 538-6319
2 BDRM 1 bath bsmnt suite, A/C, bright, own lndry, 1000 sf July 1 $1500 + util 604-916-0428
2 BR Upper Lonsdale reno’d ste priv entry, f/p, no pet, ns, $1,000 incl utils 604-770-2221 lv mess. 3 BR clean, upper flr, 1 1/2 bath, Lower Lonsdale, deck, shared w/d & hydro, ns np, avail now, $1750. 604-980-1054, 376-3815
2 Story 2BDRM+DEN/1.5BTH 343 East 14th Street August 1. SS appliances, laundry, central vac, storage, balcony. N/S, N/P. 1/3 util. Refs. $1,950 Monthly 1 Year Lease. (604) 619-9902 Open House: June 16, 2-4 pm to view. UPPER DELBROOK, 1600sf, bright 1/2 bsmt ste, 2 bdrm, den, 2 bath, 7 appl, $1550 + % utils, Avail July 15, Call 604-990-9838
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Family Owned & Operated
1989 Bentley Turbo R Automatic, 37,000 kms, V8 LWB. Impressive Luxury sedan. Service records immaculate all options, Air Cared Certified. $24,500. Call: (604) 802-2203
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer. Mfr wrty until 2016. Ralliart Ed. Auto, recent brks/tires, 116k KM. 1 owner. All records avail. $7,900 OBO. 604.340.3145
GALIANO EXECUTIVE Home & Cabin on priv beach, completely furn’d, many extras, ready to move in. Reduced to $849,000! Global Force Rlty. 604-802-8711 www.yourlinktorealestate.ca
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $65K is for both 604-240-5400 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
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
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT 99k kms, original owner (U.S. spec, lived in U.S. & bought it new in Nov. 2006), no accidents, Chrysler ext. warranty to Nov, 2013, service records, rear camera, nav., satellite radio, remote start, Bluetooth, Mopar exhaust & cold air intake, V-One radar wiring, excellent condition. $28,888 email: email@example.com
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4.7 Acres, Roberts Creek, (10mins to Gibbons) 5 BR home, barn, shop, fenced, very priv, $659K, www.propertyguys.com Call John 604-886-5808
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CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $134,500. 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
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Out Of Town Property
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3100mo rent $529,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
Lots & Acreage
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
6020-14 STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-275-7986 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $529,000. 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
2 CAR garage secure ideal for classic cars Mudro Fraser area $300/mth Ray 604-576-7476
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6020-06 TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $244K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
Houses - Sale
Houses - Sale
6020-01 TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com STUNNING OCEANFRONT LOCATION Shorewood Manor 2020 Bellevue Avenue 1 BR for $1390 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
Duplexes - Rent
3 BR, 3 1/2 bath, 5 yrs old, 6 appls, nr Cap Mall, schools & park. $2100. July 1st. 604-986-5571, 604-518-2548
Real Estate Investment
LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,300 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab Low kms, loaded, park assist. Stk# 13218A
1600 MARINE DR., N.V. 604.980.8501
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07 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GTP
07 VOLVO C70 CONVERTIBLE
STK CD41381 WAS $18,900
STK 952570 WAS $27,900
Leather, 5spd, 80,000kms.
Loaded, only 47,000kms.
10 GMC YUKON DENALI
STK 952750 WAS $49,900
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10 JEEP WRANGLER SAHARA Hardtop, 6spd.
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12 FORD F150 XLT
12 MINI COOPER CONVERTIBLE
STK 952640 WAS $35,900
Diesel, leather, navigation.
STK 952650 WAS $28,900
13 FORD ESCAPE SEL
STK 952630 WAS $35,900
AWD, navigation, leather, only 6,000kms.
2009 Nissan GT-R Premium 49K kms, original owner, cdn car, gun Metal, nav., XM sat. radio, bluetooth, custom exhaust, Eibach springs, Euro clear marker lenses, V-One radar wiring, service records, CarProof available, excellent condition. $68,888. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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2011-2012 Dodge Ram 1500, 2013 Ford Mustang Convertible 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 7 pass, pwr group, a/c, Stow N Go Black, V6, leather, loaded, 2500 & 3500 Quad Cab SLT 4x4 8,200kms, like new, C8594 From $16,999 From $24,999 $28,999
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STK 952700 WAS $37,900
STK 952310 WAS $26,900
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STK 952520 WAS $33,900
STK 951950 WAS $18,900
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2012-2013 Subaru Forester Touring
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2012 Ford Focus SEL
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11 FORD F150 XLT SUPER CAB
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+ 60 DAYS
THE NEW 2014s ARE HERE
THE ALL-NEW 2014s ARE HERE
Forte SX shown?
THE ALL-NEW 2014
Rondo EX Luxury shown?
HWY (M/T): 5.3L/100KM CITY (M/T): 8.0L/100KM
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Up to 84 Months
STANDARD FE ATURES INCLUDE: 15" Steel Wheels • 6 Airbags Anti-lock Brakes (ABS) Electronic Stability Control Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls
AVAILABLE ALL-WHEEL DRIVE
THE NEW 2014
HWY (A/T): 7.1L/100KM CITY (A/T): 10.4L/100KM
Up to 60/84 Months
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O er(s) available on select new 2014 models through participating dealers to qualiﬁ ed customers who take delivery by July 2, 2013. Dealers may sell or lease for less. Some conditions apply. See dealer for complete details. All o ers are subject to change without notice. Vehicles shown may include optional accessories and upgrades available at extra cost. All pricing includes delivery and destination fees up to $1,665, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies) and $100 A/C charge (where applicable) and excludes licensing, registration, insurance, other taxes and variable dealer administration fees (up to $699). Other dealer charges may be required at the time of purchase. Other lease and ﬁ nancing options also available. ∞“Don’t Pay For 60 Days” o er is a 30-day payment deferral and applies to purchase ﬁ nancing o ers on all 2014 models. No interest will accrue during the ﬁ rst 60 days of the ﬁ nance contract. After this period interest starts to accrue and the purchaser will repay principal and interest monthly over the term of the contract. See your Kia dealer for full details. Some conditions apply and on approved credit. **0% purchase ﬁ nancing is available on select new 2014 Kia models O.A.C. Terms vary by model and trim, see dealer for complete details. Purchase ﬁ nancing example based on new 2014 Rondo LX MT (RN551E) with a selling price of $23,482, ﬁ nanced at 0% APR corresponds to a bi-weekly payment of $129 for 60 months, amortized over 84 months with a down payment/ equivalent trade of $0. Some conditions apply and on approved credit. ≠Bi-weekly ﬁ nance payment O.A.C. for new 2014 Sorento 2.4L LX AT FWD (SR75BE)/2014 Forte Sedan LX MT (FO541E)/2014 Rondo LX MT (RN551E) based on a selling price of $28,482/$17,502/$23,482 is $156/$96/$129 with an APR of 0% for 60 months, amortized over an 84-month period. Estimated remaining principal balance of $8,138/$5,001/$6,709 plus applicable taxes due at end of 60-month period. Retailer may sell for less. See dealer for full details. Model shown Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price for 2014 Sorento EX V6 AWD (SR75HE)/2014 Forte SX (FO748E)/2014 Rondo EX Luxury (RN756E) is $34,195/$26,195/$32,195 and includes delivery and destination fees of $1,665/$1,485/$1,665, and A/C charge ($100, where applicable). Licence, insurance, applicable taxes, other fees and certain levies (including tire levies), variable dealer administration fees (up to $699) and registration fees are extra. Retailer may sell for less. Available at participating dealers. See dealer for full details. Highway/city fuel consumption is based on the 2014 Sorento LX 2.4L GDI 4-cyl (A/T)/2014 Forte 1.8L MPI 4-cyl (M/T)/2014 Rondo 2.0L GDI 4-cyl (M/T). These updated estimates are based on the Government of Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving habits and other factors. °The Bluetooth® wordmark and logo are registered trademarks and are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Information in this advertisement is believed to be accurate at the time of printing. For more information on our 5-year warranty coverage, visit kia.ca or call us at 1-877-542-2886. Kia is a trademark of Kia Motors Corporation.