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A North Vancouver man is in hospital in a medically induced coma after he was doused with camp fuel and set on ﬁre during an argument with another man over the weekend.
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Groom with a view THE ﬁt and the fast took part in this year’s Warrior Dash on Mount Seymour, including Dino Piovesan and Tara Leduc, who met in a previous race and plan to tie the knot. The couple used the 5.3 kilometre run and muddy obstacle course to test the athletic performance of tux and gown Aug. 4.
The two men got into an altercation at about 4 p.m. Saturday, following an all-day drinking session at a homeless camp near the 700-block of Old Lillooet Road, according to police. As the argument escalated, one of the men, a 34-year-old North Vancouver resident, allegedly poured camp fuel on the other and set him alight. The 56-year-old victim suffered burns to 50 per cent of his body. Two other men witnessed the incident, and one of them used a cellphone to call for help. Paramedics and ﬁre crews were ﬁrst on the scene and rushed the victim to Lions Gate Hospital in “an extreme amount of pain,” according to Cpl. Richard De Jong of the North Vancouver See Attack page 5
$90K oil tank bill sparks warning
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WHEN Susanne Carrillo sold her North Vancouver home in June, she wound up with a nightmarish parting gift — a $90,000 bill for remediating soil contaminated by a leaky oil tank she didn’t even know she had. Carrillo is now warning her former neighbours to ﬁnd out if they have one of the thousands of “ticking time bombs,” that remain buried under North Shore yards — and calling on the province to
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help out others who ﬁnd themselves in her shoes. Despite twice hiring contractors to search her property for a tank at the request of prospective buyers, it wasn’t until her ﬁnal home inspection that Carrillo and her partner learned about the corroded container, which had been leaking oil since a previous owner converted to natural gas in 1981. In order to complete the sale, the unlucky homeowners were on
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the hook for the cost. Since it was a lack of government foresight that allowed for leaky oil tanks, government should have a hand in mitigating the costs, Carrillo argues. “They gave out permits for these oil tanks; they even allowed people to bury them, but they were never decommissioned properly. What did they do instead?. . . They just pointed the ﬁnger at the present owner and said: ‘That person has to be responsible,’” said Carrillo. “It goes right back to the way this thing was managed. People say: ‘Should it be the taxpayers paying for this? I say yes,
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4-day search ﬁnds woman safe
N. Shore team rescues victim near Sasamat
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WHEN a missing special-needs woman was found after four days alone in the forest near Sasamat Lake “she looked like a frightened little fawn” emerging from a nest of ferns, said rescuer Connie Deboer.
For Deboer, a ﬁve-year member of North Shore Rescue, the moment when 21-year-old Joy Zhang stood up in the forest was a huge moment of relief. “I said: ’I’m your friend. I’m going to take you home to your umma and appa.’” Deboer was among several members of the North Shore photo Ric Ernst, PNG organization who, with other search teams, spent four CONNIE Deboer of North Shore Rescue found 21-year-old Joy Zhang, a developmentally-challenged woman, days combing the bush near on Sunday after four days of searching near Sasamat Lake. Sasamat on the weekend, Deboer, whose own daughter is 24, said putting herself in the position of looking for the missing woman. The night before she found Zhang, Deboer said she woke up with the sudden Zhang’s parents is one of the things that drove her to search through 14-hour thought that she should look up the Korean words for “mother” and “father” days. “It motivates you to carry on,” she said. “It’s rescues like this that really get in case it helped in the search. Zhang was on a ﬁeld trip with a special education program on Thursday you through the tough ones.” The long weekend was also busy for North Shore Rescue closer to home. when she and a friend broke off from the group. The friend — who also has Two people were rescued from the Grouse Grind, where large numbers of developmental challenges — was found later Thursday evening. But ﬁnding Zhang — who has the mental capacity of someone half her age visitors made the hike up the steep trail — many of them ill prepared. On Friday night around 10:30 p.m., rescuers came to the aid of a 34-year— was more difﬁcult. Searching for a child, or an adult who has developmental challenges, is an old woman who had collapsed with severe dehydration just below the threeespecially tough task, because they often do not respond to searchers’ calls, said quarter mark. On Monday, rescuers assisted a man in his 40s who had a seizure around Deboer. “You have to think like they do,” she said. Instead of calling out loudly and assertively — which might cause a child the same point in the trail — likely due to a medical condition made worse by or autistic adult to hide — Deboer said she called out to Zhang in a very soft dehydration. Tim Jones, spokesman for the volunteer organization, said anyone heading “motherly” singsong voice. She was doing that on Sunday, as part of a ﬁve-person team traversing a steep up the Grind should drink a litre of water before starting and carry a minimum of one litre of water per person. forested slope, when “I heard this tiny little response, ‘I’m over here.’” Jones said too many people have been heading up in the heat with inadequate Using the same singsong tone, Deboer convinced Zhang to stand up and let water, wearing ﬂip-ﬂops and generally not well prepared. herself be seen. Rescuers were also called out Thursday, when two teens from Germany who When she reached the young woman, Deboer found her scratched and were part of an international Scouting troop got separated from their group on dehydrated but basically unhurt. “It’s kind of scary in the jungle,’” Zhang told her rescuer as they waited for the Baden Powell Trail. Luckily, the teens made it to a ranger station and were reunited with the additional help to arrive. group before a full-scale search was launched. “I said, ‘I know. It can be.”
Tony Webb, chairman of the North Shore Black Bear Network, was taking an evening stroll in their Princess Park neighbourhood when his wife stopped to inspect a rug that had been left out as a giveaway by a neighbour. “She went up, knocked on the door and a chap answered it,” Webb recalled. After exchanging a few words, the conversation took a turn. “He went and turned around, and he said: ‘Oh! There’s a bear in the house!’” The man ﬂed the home and the bear left through an open window. B.C. conservation ofﬁcers attended the scene and installed a trap on Queens Road near the park. The bear was likely a regular in the neighbourhood, according to Webb. “He’s been into a bit of garbage in the area, I think,” Webb said. The animal was not aggressive, and had a tendency to retreat from humans, according to Webb, who lamented the likelihood of the bear’s demise. “It didn’t break in; it walked in. They just follow their nose, and this person had his backdoor open,” he said. Gaining entry into a home will probably lower the chances of conservation ofﬁcers relocating the bear, Webb said. “Conservation ofﬁcers say it’s crossed the line, and it’ll be killed, I’m afraid,” he said.
Owner seeks help from province From page 1
absolutely. That’s what taxes are for.” The only way to recoup any of the expense is to take previous owners to court, but that isn’t a practical solution for most people, she said. “If the oil tank didn’t break your neck ﬁnancially, the lawyers will,” said Carrillo. Ironically, her home was once featured on a CBC news segment in which she proudly showed off her pesticide-free, organic gardens, just above the toxic sludge. In addition to chipping in for some of the clean up costs, Carrillo wants governments to investigate newer and cheaper remediation methods, and to put better regulations on the oil tank removal business. But homeowners aren’t powerless in the face of the problem, said West Coast Realty agent Robert Jennings, who frequently deals with West Vancouver clients who don’t want the expense or trouble of removing the old tanks. The best way to avoid Carrillo’s experience is to be proactive with tanks now, he said. There are no local bylaws requiring the removal of tanks, but banks and insurance companies won’t ﬁnance or insure a home until the seller can prove the soil is clean and that no tank exists on
the property, he said. The longer they are left in, the higher the risk that oil will leak, contaminate nearby soil, or run downhill to neighbouring properties or streams, which results in an immediate $25,000 ﬁne from Fisheries and Oceans Canada, said Jennings. Under provincial environmental law, any previous owner of the land (or real estate agent who facilitated the sale) can be named in a lawsuit, he said. “Do we want this headache? I don’t think so,” said Jennings. “Let’s just be done with it. Get the damned tank out.” According to the West Vancouver Fire and Rescue, there are still about 4,000 tanks buried in that community. Those tempted to cheat and remove the tank quietly should be cautioned: Inspections must be carried about by certiﬁed engineers, and the ﬁre department must sign off every permit in order to prove the job is done. “Even if the tank has been removed by dark of night, there is a stop-gap,” said West Vancouver division ﬁre chief Martin Ernst. “If you think it costs a lot doing it up front, try going for the audit factor later. It always costs more later. If you want to sell your house, and you want the purchaser to be conﬁdent and the lender to be conﬁdent and
the insurer to be conﬁdent, you (want to) do it the right way the ﬁrst time.” The ﬁrst step is contacting a certiﬁed engineer, which West Vancouver Fire and Rescue can facilitate for anyone on the North Shore, Ernst said. The City of North Vancouver has a similar program, while the District of North Vancouver has a less stringent approach, allowing owners to self-report when their tanks have been removed. Neither community knows how many tanks are buried inside their boundaries, but the city estimates it could have as many as 1,500, and the district believes it could have thousands. NaomiYamamoto,MLAforNorthVancouverLonsdale, met with Carrillo to discuss the problem but, she said, there is no obvious solution. “Realistically, the principle (that) the polluter pays isn’t necessarily applicable for residential sites, when it could be several owners past,” said Yamamoto. “Even if they are still alive, I believe they didn’t do anything wrong. The standards have just changed.” Although Carrillo has since left the province, Yamamoto plans to pursue the matter with Ministry of Environment staff. “I just want to make sure we’re looking at all the options,” she said.
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Tiny scratch ends equestrian’s medal bid
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NORTH Vancouver’s Tiffany Foster had her ﬁrst Olympic experience come to a crushing end when her horse Victor was disqualiﬁed from the equestrian jumping event due to a cut on its left front leg. On Sunday morning, shortly before Foster was to compete in the team jumping event, ofﬁcials conducting a random test discovered a hypersensitivity in the horse’s leg, just above the hoof. The sensitivity showed up in a tiny scratch during a thermological exam, which uses highly detailed infrared images. Victor was deemed unﬁt to compete — hypersensitivity can be an advantage in jumping — and Foster’s Olympic debut was over. “What happened today was devastating to me,’’ Foster said while sobbing in an emotional press conferences held after the decision was announced. “I understand why this rule is in place, and why they look for hypersensitivity in horses, but I would never jeopardize the welfare of my horse. I feel bad for my team, and I am disappointed that this is how my ﬁrst
Attack suspect arrested From page 1
attack happened on a grassy ﬁeld west of the nearby Holiday Inn, but don’t know if the victim or the suspect had been living there or how long the camp had been in place. The North Vancouver RCMP had not received any other complaints about the camp before this attack, said De Jong.
RCMP. The suspect had ﬂed by the time police arrived, but investigators found and arrested himwithin24hoursoftheattack. The RCMP are recommending a charge of attempted murder. Police found a tent and makeshift camp near where the
Olympic Games will end.” Members of the Canadian team were furious with the decision. “It’s insane. . . . A joke,” said Eric Lamaze, the 2008 Olympic champion who employs Foster as head trainer at his Torrey Pines Stables in Ontario and who has helped her reach this level in the show jumping world. The ofﬁcial ruling stated there was “no accusation of malpractice, but the horse has been deemed unﬁt to compete by the Grand Jury.” An appeal was launched but the decision was not overturned. “It’s a girl’s Olympic dream,” said Torchy Millar, Canada’s chef d’equipe. “It’s an FEI rule to protect the welfare of the horse. It makes no allowance for just normal everyday procedure. . . . This is like getting a scratch on your ﬁnger and the referee saying you’re unﬁt for competition. That’s the equivalent. Every rule needs to be applied with a sense of balance, perspective and common sense. To me, and compatriots from other teams, this seems to lack any balance at all.” The Canadians, ﬁelding only three riders instead of the usual four due to the disqualiﬁcation, went on to ﬁnish ﬁfth in the team competition. With ﬁles from Postmedia Olympic Team NORTH Vancouver’s Tiffany Foster guides her horse Victor during a recent competition. Foster was disqualiﬁed from the Olympic jumping event Sunday.
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Buried bombs B
ENEATH the surface of thousands of North Shore back yards, a ticking time bomb lurks. And as increasing numbers of unlucky homeowners are discovering, the collateral damage from buried oil tanks can be ﬁnancially devastating. Once upon a time, burying tanks that contained home heating oil underground was perfectly acceptable. They were out of sight and largely out of mind. But as decades passed, many of the old tanks fell into disuse. They remained underground, corroding. Homeowners today are reaping that unfortunate harvest. Some owners have been unaware an oil tank existed on their property; others have been led to believe that the tank was dug up, only to ﬁnd out that is not the case.
The cost of remediation is often staggering. The costs of court cases that follow are also stratospheric and take years to resolve. Taxpayers can’t help homeowners with every challenge they face, but given the scale of this problem, it makes sense for the province to step in. The original decisions to bury the tank were in keeping with the standards of the day. The province updated those standards, and some people are bearing a ruinous burden for those changes. Few can pay for a clean up that can cost $100,000 or more, so many ignore the problem or try to solve it illegally. Only if the government chips in will this issue be resolved quickly and for good. The longer the tanks are in the ground, the more we’ll all end up paying later.
Squandering in the square
Dear Editor: Re: Concerts in the square and champagne in our bathwater. When the ﬁrst Concerts in the Square was introduced, I was appalled at the $100,000 price tag that was attached. I was told by Larry Orr, the City of North Vancouver’s manager of lands and business services, that it was a one-time cost, because the producers did not have time to get funds from sponsors. I was therefore surprised to see the city had handed out another $100,000 to the same company, Donnelly & Associates, this time around. In correspondence dated July 10, it was conﬁrmed Donnelly had only
managed to raise $10,000 in cash, leaving taxpayers to shell out $90,000. Why did this happen? Why didn’t the city limit its contribution to $25,000, which is what it gave to the Lower Lonsdale Business Association for the very successful Party at the Pier? Why is there such extravagance at the pier at all, when there is already entertainment taking place at Lonsdale Quay and in Waterfront Park? In fact, the whole North Shore has events from the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver to the concerts in various parts of the District of North Vancouver. Now they say they want to move Presentation House Theatre down to
the waterfront. If PHT cannot succeed in a neighbourhood with at least 2,000 people within walking distance why would it survive at the new location? Sadly, live theatre is a dying art — look at the Vancouver Playhouse. There are many volunteer theatre groups that could ﬁll the gap. When it comes to the “arts,” the city seems to have a bottomless wallet. It is time its ﬁnances were managed in the same way most of us have to manage our own personal budgets: with prudence and responsibility. Sue Lakes Cook North Vancouver
City’s Shipyard Sal enchants Salmon-Armers
Dear Editor: My husband and I were recently visiting the Lower Mainland, and instead of rushing to the Horseshoe Bay or Langdale ferry, we decided to explore North Vancouver. We really enjoyed the Lonsdale Quay and there picked up a copy of North Shore News. In it we saw an article about the shipyards, and took the 1:30 p.m. tour. We learned a lot about the history of Canadian ships built during the Second World War and the enormous role played by
female shipyard workers. The stroll around the yard was very enjoyable, and from “Shipyard Sal” we received a walking tour map that included the North Vancouver museum, which we subsequently visited. It was very quaint. Along with our hike through Lynn Canyon, we fell in love with North Vancouver and will deﬁnitely be back. Julie Stier Salmon Arm
Tree bylaw helps grow deadly green menace
Dear Editor: Having lived on the North Shore for more than three quarters of a century, and having kept a close eye on the forest cover for all of that time, I would like to comment on the statements regarding trees by the councillors of the District of North Vancouver (DNV Considers Ban on Cutting Big Trees, July 18, North Shore News). Most of the trees under discussion are the native Douglas ﬁr, red cedar and hemlock. Growing naturally in the original forest cover they could reach a height of 50 metres and diameter of up to two metres. Depending on conditions, this could take as long as 600 years. The forest cover was complete over all the landscape, meaning the whole forest protected itself from blow-down. Almost all the trees in the district are second growth; very few are more than 100 years old. Because they have had favorable conditions — no competition, plenty of water and sunshine, and plenty of lawn fertilizer — their growth rate is phenomenal: for ﬁr and hemlock 15 times the rate of the wild tree, for the red cedar, up to 25 times. The lower part of the British Properties was clear cut before 1938. It now boasts trees big enough to produce saw logs for the mill. The concept behind the proposed bylaw is the reverse of what is needed; when a tree on private or district property reaches a diameter of 75 centimeters, it must come down. To leave it standing, usually alone and top heavy, with its roots constricted by driveway, rock wall or house foundation, is to ask for death and destruction when, as is inevitable, it falls to the ground. Watch for the next major storm: It will be a killer and we will know where to place the blame. James R. Thomson West Vancouver
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In Robinson case, a collision of principles
“As an experienced police ofﬁcer speciﬁcally trained in the area of impaired driving, Robinson knew that the statement that he had two shots of vodka without stating a speciﬁc amount would disable police from extrapolating backwards to determine his level of impairment when driving.” The Hon. Madam Justice Dillon July 27, 2012
DID B.C. Supreme Court Judge Janice Dillon go too far when she bent over backwards to hand disgraced RCMP Cpl. Benjamin Montgomery Robinson a lenient punishment for his crimes?
Dillon sentenced Robinson to a 12-month conditional term for obstruction of justice in connection with a collision that killed Delta motorcyclist Orion Hutchinson in October, 2008. In her reasons, Dillon noted that while Robinson’s obstruction was “deliberate and calculated,” it was “his ﬁrst offence.” She also took into account his aboriginal heritage. Strictly speaking, Dillon is correct in saying this was Robinson’s ﬁrst offence. Her March 23, 2012 decision was indeed the ﬁrst time the courts had had an opportunity to declare him guilty of anything, even though his impaired driving may well have been the sole cause of the crash. Meanwhile, he and the three RCMP ofﬁcers he was supervising are still facing perjury charges for their
Elizabeth James alleged false testimony at the Braidwood inquiry into the ﬁve-times-tasered death of Polish immigrant Robert Dziekanski at Vancouver Airport on Oct. 14, 2007. They have not been found guilty of a crime, however, meaning Dillon couldn’t take these incidents into account. The question of aboriginal heritage is more complex. It has been used legitimately in the past to mitigate against harsh sentencing, but this case is different in many ways from those precedents. Having read Dillon’s ninepage document several times, I still cannot reconcile my lack of sympathy for the Robinson decision with my completely different reaction to the 18month conditional sentence given to Del Louie for the injuries he inﬂicted on Coast Mountain bus driver Charles Dixon. Both perpetrators are aboriginal; both lacked any immediate or sincere concern for their victims and both were signiﬁcantly affected by their
background of alcohol use and abuse for which both must undergo treatment. So why can I agree with the Louie decision and yet criticize Dillon’s stay-at-home-unlessyou-have-somewhere-to-go sentence? Perhaps because I haven’t heard anyone say that Robinson was born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and because the man knew exactly what he was doing when he ﬂed the accident scene to go home for two shots of vodka. My concerns were conﬁrmed by Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs president Stewart Phillip in our conversation last week: “As an RCMP ofﬁcer, he swore to uphold the law and protect the public,” he began. “I don’t agree with the judge’s decision to use Robinson’s aboriginal culture
and the Supreme Court of Canada Gladue precedent as a reason to allow him to avoid jail time for what he did,” said Phillip. He’s right. I don’t agree either because although the Supreme Court supported the lower court’s decision to take alcoholism and an abusive background into account in the sentencing of B.C. aboriginal Jamie Tanis Gladue for manslaughter, the court speciﬁcally noted in March 2012: “These matters, on their own, do not necessarily justify a different sentence for aboriginal offenders.” Robinson’s case is also markedly different from that of Leanne Moorman, who was charged in relation to her involvement in the September, 2008 hit-and-run death of 64year old Dennis Bird, a long-
time worker with Vancouver’s Native Housing Society. Like Robinson, she had attended a party before the event and was suspected of being impaired by drugs and/or alcohol at the time of the accident. She, too, left the scene before police arrived, possibly for the same reason — to thwart justice. But unlike Robinson, Moorman did not have RCMP counselling and support services available for her addictions. Charged with dangerous driving causing death, she pled guilty on all counts, showed obvious remorse for her actions and unlike Robinson received a 15month jail sentence, a further two years of probation and is subject to a ﬁve-year driving ban. So in Robinson’s case,
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WEST Vancouver’s sprawling Park Royal shopping centre is about to get even bigger.
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a release. Although the work has put 600 parking stalls out of commission for the time being, there will be a net gain of 300 spaces once the expansion is ﬁnished, as two more levels will be added to the existing parking structure east of the Village site. In the coming weeks, West Vancouverites can expect to see two large cranes going up as work on the parkade begins. The current expansion is all happening on land owned by the Squamish Nation, which has already signed off on the project. The mall also wants to build two condo towers on a smaller piece of property that falls under
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NORTH Vancouver’s Quincy and Tovah Paglaro, with their kids Asher, Bergandy and Weston, take a break from harvesting vegetables in their backyard garden. The children are involved in food production, from growing and harvesting to menu planning and meal preparation.
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TOVAH Paglaro’s youngest son is still just a baby, but he’s already got a green thumb. Weston, 1, joins his big sister Bergandy, 4, and brother Asher, 7, in helping to grow the family’s large backyard garden in Lynn Valley. The kids also help with cooking the family meals. “(Weston) gets in the way, but we still call it helping,” said Paglaro. Not only do the kids have the run of the garden, they take responsibility for their own little patch. “Last year Asher had his own tomato plants and this year Bergandy has her own spinach plot,” said Paglaro. “They each get their own area.” With a fairy garden, a snail house and unusual plants (rainbow carrots, anyone?) the garden is a delicious place to explore. But it’s not all fun and games. Paglaro also
wants to teach her kids that growing food takes time and commitment. “There are lots of times when the kids say ‘Hey, let’s do something else,’ and I say ‘Well, if we don’t do this then the food’s not going to grow and we don’t have food.’ ” The family is committed to buying organic produce and dairy, but going all-natural and pesticide-free takes a big bite out of their grocery budget. Paglaro ﬁnds that she can offset that cost by eating from the garden through the summer and early fall, as well as canning and freezing the backyard bounty. Other tricks also help: she buys items like meat and chickpeas in bulk, and cooks from scratch as much as possible. “It costs 80 cents to make bread,” she pointed out, compared to the $4-$6 you might spend in the grocery store. The family is just as busy as any other suburban clan. Both parents work: Paglaro works part time as a media producer and blogger; her husband, Quincy, is a camera
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IT is mid-summer, the sun is shining and the garden is abuzz with life and beauty. Just as you sit down to relax, the neighbour’s kid turns up his radio and throws a football that sails over the fence and lands at your feet. Or perhaps it is early morning and you’ve snuck out to the patio to read the Sunday paper just as your neighbour starts up his lawn mower to cut the grass. These are just a few of the things that annoy people while in their gardens and the list of garden-related annoyances seems almost endless. We enjoy spending time tending the veggie patch, sitting on the patio with a cold drink or relaxing in the hot tub, but with everincreasing building density our sanctuaries are being intruded upon. I did some research on the most common annoyances experienced in the garden that were reported to police, written about on websites or blogs, or discussed in chat rooms. The following are a few examples. ■ That noise is sapping my Zen
We expect our gardens to be places of tranquility and inspiration but noise-related complaints are common in the garden. Lawn mowers, blowers, chainsaws, loud parties and even shrill voices of neighbours can send us over the edge. Some people cited animal noises, like a barking dog that just won’t quit or cats ﬁghting, as noise intrusions. Interestingly, some people found the gleeful sound of children playing and laughing as bothersome, and even the gentle sound of a wind chime can push the mild mannered into a frenzy. My wife’s least-liked sound in the garden is, as she puts it, “I get annoyed when there’s this constant nattering voice leaning over my shoulder telling me, ‘Like this, no not like that, how about if you try this?’ Sometimes he (Todd) just won’t stop talking and teaching. It saps my Zen.” ■ What’s that smell? It seems our noses have become acutely sensitized to any odour that intrudes into our gardens. Back in the day, the smell of fresh manure was an indication of building healthy soil or farmland glory, but today too much of a good thing is just an intrusion into our space and our noses. Smelly compost seems to be a problem for some people. Animal-related smells, including wandering skunks that pass by and leave their fragrant gift, or pet feces that get accidentally stepped on and that unmistakable smell of a dog that just rolled in whatever died were also commonly discussed. Pesticide odour deserves a notable mention as many people found those odours so overpowering it drove them indoors. And let’s not
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A revved-up leaf blower is just one of the sounds that can shatter the tranquility of a Sunday morning. forget that special neighbour who barbecues some exotic spicy food every Sunday. The list of annoying smells continues with fabric softener from a dryer vent and even some neighbours’ perfume as olfactory intrusions into our garden sanctuaries. ■ Technology can be a curse As we modernize into technological oblivion it seems that all manner of electronic device has the potential to frustrate us and disturb our time in the garden. Cellphones with irritating or obnoxious ringtones seem to be hated most widely. After all, who
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Dense hedge bars backyard intrusions From page 14 to mention those cute but irritating gate beepers that ring, beep or chirp every time the neighbour’s gate opens. Also mentioned were sunspotintensity security motion lights that cause temporary blindness that are so sensitive they go off when a chipmunk scurries up a tree. ■ Grow up you jerk This was a common refrain stated
by people who got annoyed when neighbouring adults acted loudly or like juveniles. Chat-room discussions seem to single out drunken loudness, verbal arguments and swearing as being particularly irksome. To stop all of these intrusions there really is no substitute for a big, dense hedge backed by a tall, solid wood fence, or a concrete fence if you can afford it. I, however, use a more simple approach to all of these bothersome
intrusions. I put on my airport-rated safety ear muffs, put a clothespin on my nose, slip on my 1970s mirrored sunglasses, and take my glass of wine and newspaper with me to ﬁnd a secluded place to enjoy the garden in all its glory. Todd Major is a journeyman horticulturist, garden designer, consultant and organic advocate. For advice contact him at email@example.com.
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Glittery daisies dazzle
Barb Lunter HERE’S a quick and easy idea for a summer ﬂoral arrangement.
All you will require for this is a miniature cylinder vase, a package of gerbera daisies and some gold glitter or gold beads. This style of arrangement is perfect for a side table by a couch or on a ﬁreplace mantle. If you cut the daisies shorter you may be able to use a few of these scattered along a dining table. Materials: Clear, miniature cylinder vases (available at craft stores) Gerbera daisies (one colour or assorted) Sharp ﬂoral scissors or knife Mod Podge A small paintbrush Thin ribbon Glitter or Microbeads Mod Podge is a water-based sealer, glue and ﬁnish and it is available in a matte or gloss ﬁnish. I like to use it as multipurpose glue with a small brush for projects such as this. You can ﬁnd luster gloss microbeads in the Martha Stewart Section of craft stores. Begin by placing a small amount of Mod Podge around the base of the vase approximately four centimetres in width. Carefully sprinkle the gold glitter or beads around the
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Tidal ﬂats host migrating shorebirds
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Concrete curve STEWART Kirk of NCB enterprises puts the ﬁnal brushstrokes on a giant ‘S’ at Sutherland secondary in North Vancouver. Jud Beaumont of Straightline design (right) and a crew of 10 students apprenticing with the company poured the concrete for the squiggly bench as part of a joint project with the city and Artists For Kids.
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Walking to school teaches valuable skills IT’S morning and I’m about to leave for a 9 a.m. meeting.
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I need a half an hour so I leave at around 8:30 a.m. Easy, right? Yes, it’s easy in the summer but during the school year I need to be extremely strategic. We live two blocks from a middle school and in the morning it can be nearly impossible to break through the bumper-to-bumper trafﬁc that takes over the street in
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both directions. The same thing happens in the late afternoon. What’s happening? Parents are delivering their kids to school and picking them up at the end of the day. It seems like a nice and responsible thing to do, but in fact we are doing our kids no favours when we deliver and pick them up from school. We are missing some great opportunities to help them be healthier and develop high self-esteem. It is a parent’s job to help their children achieve independence. Teaching them how to walk to school safely is a good ﬁrst step. Dropping kids off at school has become so institutionalized that we have forgotten all the value in having them get themselves from home to the classroom. Kids who walk or bike to school are getting regular, daily exercise. When they are driven they are being sedentary. I have driven past schools and watched parents pull up and double and sometimes triple park. They jaywalk with
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WALKING to school is part of growing up. Parents can help make the journey safer by teaching kids how to navigate their route. their kids often within yards of a crosswalk and/or a crossing guard, and then they dart back through trafﬁc to get on with their day. It’s a nightmare and certainly not safe.
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The children are learning that it’s OK to ignore the crosswalk and crossing guards. They learn to dodge and weave between cars, and they learn that they are not capable of getting themselves to school. Those aren’t the lessons parents plan on teaching. They want to keep their kids safe. I know that if asked, they would also say that they want their children to become capable and independent. Walking to school is an important part of growing up and maturing. Kids learn how to get from point A (home) to point B (school). Being able to handle this task builds selfesteem. Self-esteem is built on challenge and eventual success. Learning how to get to school may be an initial challenge for kids but when they succeed it’s such a good feeling. I know you don’t want your child walking all by himself or herself. The trick is to talk to your neighbours, talk to the parent committee, and watch to see who travels the same routes as you. If you can sell the members of your child’s class or the parents at a parent committee meeting on the
value of children walking to school you’re in good shape. So how can you make this happen? It starts tomorrow. You need to teach your kids how to make the walk and where they are going. So take your child by the hand and start walking. As you walk, you talk. Describe where you are and where you are going. Point out some of the potential hazards they will face. Teach them how to cross the streets. After a few days of this, reverse position. Now the child talks and leads the walk telling you where they are going and how they will do it. The next step is letting them go ﬁrst, with you following and just watching. You will be amazed at how competent and capable they have become. Still nervous? For parents who are not ready to let their kids walk on their own, an alternative is to set up a walking school bus program. Check out www.walkingschoolbus.org for more information. In this program a designated parent (you can take turns) walks a pre-determined route picking See Start page 21
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up kids on the way until they’re at the school. So there is an adult, but at least the kids are walking and learning how to behave on neighbourhood streets. The walking school bus can be a transition so that eventually the kids will be walking without an adult leader. The positive is that there is an adult with the kids and they are getting some exercise before they have to sit still in class. However, they are not learning to get places on their own, which is why I suggest this be a transition move, not a permanent move. Do your kids a favour. Start to teach them now so that by the ﬁrst day of school in September they will comfortably and conﬁdently head off to meet their new teacher and start another school year. Kathy Lynn is a professional speaker, broadcaster, columnist and author of Who’s In Charge Anyway? How Parents Can Teach Children to Do the Right Thing. For more information, visit her website at www. parentingtoday.ca.
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Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: $8/$5. Reservations: 604-925-7292. Info: www. silkpurse.ca. Harmony Arts Festival: KinderTunes concerts will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at John Lawson Park, 750 17th St., West Vancouver. Schedule: Aug. 7, Shé; Aug. 8 Bobs & Lolo and Aug. 9, Chris Hamilton. Info: www.harmonyarts.ca. Strange But True: Tanya Lloyd Kyi, author of 50 Poisonous Questions, 50 Underwater Questions and Canadian Girls Who Rocked the World, will lead a lively discussion Thursday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m. at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Registration: 604-925-7408. Info: www.
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WELL this is embarrassing. When a press release landed in my inbox a few months back about Oliver-area winery Tinhorn Creek getting certiﬁed as “Salmon Safe” I ﬁgured that was probably a given, since the winery is in a desert . . . in the Okanagan. Everyone knows salmon are a coastal ﬁsh, swimming up rivers, streams and byways here and up the coast. The only way Interior residents could get salmon, I reasoned, was by delivery truck. So I was surprised to ﬁnd out that the salmon I was eating for dinner last week at Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos came from the same sparkling lake that the resort butts up against. It turns out there have always been native salmon species in the Okanagan. They make an incredible 1,000kilometre journey from the Chefs for Coho: Until Aug. 9, Lower Lonsdale’s Fishworks and The Coho Society are teaming up to protect and rejuvenate Salmon habitat on the North Shore. Enjoy a three-course Oceanwise sustainable salmon menu at Fishworks and help sustain Coho Salmon. The lunch menu is $17, the dinner menu is $29. Fishworks is at 91 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver; call 778-3403449/ﬁshworks.ca.
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GRILLED Osoyoos Lake salmon is drizzled in berry gastrique on the patio at Watermark Beach Resort. mouth of the Columbia River where it bisects the states of Washington and Oregon, up the Columbia River, into the Okanagan River system. Hydro-electric dams on the Columbia and man-made adjustments to the river channels between the lakes, such as the Penticton Channel, gradually blocked the ﬁsh from returning to their spawning grounds. A decade ago, the number of salmon returning were down to a few thousand. Which makes it all the more incredible that this year, approximately 500,000 sockeye salmon are expected in the Okanagan River system. A recent press release from the Vancouver-based Paciﬁc Salmon Foundation gives credit to a dedicated team of eight member communities
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known as the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) for its work in recent years to restore sockeye abundance to numbers not seen since 1923. Which is why, after tucking into a Trufﬂed Rocket Salad — a decadent arrangement of arugula tossed in a trufﬂe vinaigrette, then garnished with B.C. blue cheese, vanilla poached pear and candied walnuts — I was able to enjoy wild salmon, caught in Osoyoos Lake. Watermark executive chef Jonas Stadtlander gets to work the outdoor barbecue on the resort’s patio in the summer months, and it’s there that he grills the succulent ﬁsh (along with seasonal veggies, corn on the cob and potatoes) then drizzles it in a local berry gastrique.
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A glass of crisp Gehringer Brothers Dry Riesling from the all-Okanagan wine list made it even better. For Watermark guests who want to do more than enjoy the bounty of the lake from the patio or wine bar, the resort is offering a special Watermark Fishing Excursion package until Aug. 31. Guided by both a sports ﬁsherman, and representative from the ONA, eager ﬁsherman will experience the thrill of witnessing the largest sockeye return in decades whilst learning about the traditions and culture behind these very precious ﬁsh. Each guest can legally catch and keep two salmon. Any beyond that are given to ONA to sell at a daily market at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre where along with the ﬁsh, fresh and organic produce will be available. Proceeds will keep this ﬁshery alive. Rates for the package — which includes one night of accommodation and a four-hour ﬁshing tour for two people — start from $409 based on double occupancy. For more information or for reservations, visit www. watermarkbeachresort.com. As for Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, it turns out that the certiﬁcation they received from the Paciﬁc Salmon Foundation is a big deal. One of the ﬁrst wineries to do it, being Salmon Safe means passing a rigorous assessment of their environmental practices. Find out more at salmonsafe.org.
Romancing the Stove Angela Shellard
FOR a lot of people, cucumbers only bring to mind an everyday addition to a green salad or a ﬁlling for tea sandwiches.
Not that I’m giving a bad rap to cucumber sandwiches — I love them. But cucumbers lend themselves beautifully to many other preparations too. I must make it clear right off the bat that when I say “cucumber” I refer only to the long English variety; the woody, seed-laden ﬁeld cukes aren’t worth buying, in my opinion. Now that English cucumbers are in season and priced very reasonably, try out these recipes for the coolest veggie in the garden. And if you are making sandwiches, try combining cucumber slices with baby shrimp, smoked salmon or liver paté for a new twist (spread the bread with some mayonnaise or softened cream cheese ﬁrst).
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Never pay for pickles again From page 25 1 tsp kosher or sea salt ½ cup sour cream (regular or reduced fat, not fat-free) 1 Tbsp cider vinegar Dash of Tabasco sauce (optional) 1 Tbsp chopped fresh chives 1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill Freshly ground black pepper to taste Trim the ends from the cucumber and peel off alternating strips of the peel to create “stripes.” Cut the cucumber into very thin slices and place in a colander; sprinkle with the salt and let stand for 30 minutes. Drain the cucumber thoroughly and dry on paper towels; place into a serving bowl. Combine the sour cream, vinegar, Tabasco, chives, dill and pepper. Pour over the cucumber and mix gently but thoroughly. Refrigerate until chilled. Makes four to six servings.
Cucumber-Herb Vinaigrette Try this on a chicken salad, green salad, or over sliced ripe tomatoes. It’s low-cal and delicious. ½ of an English cucumber (about 6-8” of it), peeled, seeded and chopped ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
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ENGLISH cucumbers are now in season, and they’re delicious in a variety of recipes, including this Scandinavian salad.
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2 Tbsp red wine vinegar 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 Tbsp plain low-fat yogurt or low-fat mayonnaise 1 tsp Dijon mustard ½ tsp prepared horseradish 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp salt Few grindings of black pepper Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until completely smooth. If dressing is too thick add a little milk to reach desired consistency. Makes about 1¼ cups.
Japanese Cucumber Salad If you like Japanese Sunomono, you’ll like this. 1 English cucumber, approx. 1214 inches long ¼ cup rice vinegar 1 tsp sugar ¼ tsp salt 2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds Trim the ends off the cucumber and peel to leave alternating green stripes. Slice the cucumber into very thin slices and blot inside a double layer of paper towels, squeezing gently to remove excess moisture. Combine the vinegar, sugar and salt in a medium bowl and stir until sugar is dissolved.
1 large English cucumber, ends trimmed, cut into ¼-inch slices 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 tsp kosher or ﬁne sea salt ½ cup white sugar ½ cup white vinegar ½ tsp mustard seeds ¼ tsp celery seed ¼ tsp ground turmeric In a medium microwave-safe bowl mix together the last six ingredients; stir until sugar is nearly dissolved (warning — the turmeric will stain light-coloured plastic bowls). Add the sliced cucumber and onion and stir gently to mix. Microwave on high for six to eight minutes (depending on power of your microwave), stirring every two minutes, until the cucumbers are just tender and the onion is translucent. Transfer to a sterilized canning jar. When cool store in the refrigerator until serving. Makes about one pint.
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ALONG WEST VANCOUVER’S SPECTACULAR WATERFRONT For complete schedule of events, see our online Festival Guide Jocelyn Pettit
PERFORMING ARTS WORLD MUSIC Come experience the excitement and sounds of World Music on the Pacific Arbour Garden Stage. Travel the world through music! Sunday, August 12 1 p.m. Redboot Quartet 2 p.m. Zhambai Trio 3 p.m. Jocelyn Pettit Band 4 p.m. Rumba Calzada CINEMA IN THE PARK Stars shine above and on screen with Cinema in the Park sponsored by West Vancouver Optometry. The outdoor movie experience takes place Friday and Saturday.
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Meet over 80 esteemed artists and artisans from British Columbia, the Maritimes, Ontario and the United States. Find one-of-a-kind ceramics, jewelry, fashion, leather goods, paintings, Jon Shaw photography, woodwork, glass arts and more. Theresa Duong Friday, August 10 2-9 p.m. Saturday, August 11 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, August 12 11 a.m.-9 p.m
Peter and Valerie Isaac wed on Aug. 11, 1962 in Torquay, England. The romance of a new frontier brought them to Vancouver in 1967 where they settled and started a family. They will mark their 50th holidaying with extended family at a Spanish Villa after celebrating with friends and family at a local favourite restaurant. Much love is sent by their children Julie (Dan) and Mark (Justine) and grandchildren Hailey and Alexis.
GROUP SHOW The Pacific Arbour Group Show is a juried exhibition of mixed media artworks from local talents. Visit our website to see all of the exhibiting art including information about the artists! Exhibition runs until August 12, 2012 at: Silk Purse 1570 Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver West Vancouver Memorial Library (Upper Gallery) 1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
FOOD & DRINK GROSVENOR WATERFRONT LOUNGE Visit the Grosvenor Waterfront Lounge for a relaxed atmosphere and a casual dining experience at the foot of 15th Street in West Vancouver. Take in all the sights and sounds of the Pacific Arbour Garden Stage against the breathtaking backdrop of the Burrard Inlet.
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Genevieve Graham and Julian Carnrite wed in a beautiful ceremony overlooking the ocean in Caulfeild, West Vancouver, on a spectacular Aug. 6, 2011. Their family sends congratulations on their ﬁrst wedding anniversary!
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NEIGHBOURHOODS Noteworthy neighbours
WV student awarded for green efforts WEST Vancouver’s Brian Irwin was one of three B.C. students, and 20 from across Canada, recently awarded a Toyota Earth Day Scholarship.
Worth $5,000, the award is intended to reward and encourage environmental commitment and action among youth and is presented to graduating high school and CÉGEP students entering their ﬁrst year of postsecondary education. According to a written statement, Irwin, a 2012 graduate of Rockridge secondary, joined his school’s environmental club and led various initiatives to achieve his vision of a greener, more sustainable community. With the club’s executive team, he helped organize shoreline clean-ups and invasive ivy pulls and also enhanced the school’s composting and recycling programs by increasing involvement and attaining 50 per cent waste reduction at the school. He has shared his school’s waste reduction strategies with other groups, including West Vancouver secondary’s Environmental Protection Network. Irwin also co-founded a school garden and helped secure the installation of 15 solar panels at Rockridge and inspired environmental action through a concert that showcased student musical talent. For more information on the Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program, visit www.earthday. ca/scholarship. ••• Representatives of the Certiﬁed General Accountants Association of B.C. recently announced the recipients of their Grade 12 Graduate Continuing Education Tuition Scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year. Among the high-achieving students named was North Shore student Hilary Rejto, of Rockridge secondary in West Vancouver. She will receive a scholarship in the amount of $750. The association’s 10 annual awards are merit-based and awarded to students who meet speciﬁc criteria, including academic excellence and achievement in scholastic and extra-curricular activities. Info: www.cga-bc.org. ••• Park Royal recently awarded $11,000 in funding to high school graduates. The Park Royal bursaries recognize the signiﬁcant educational achievements of the North Shore’s incredibly talented youth, said Rick Amantea, vice-president of Park Royal, in a press release. They are more
than excited to help these recipients as they move onto the next chapter in their lives and educational careers. The Park Royal bursary program has been in existence since 1991 and has provided more than $200,000 to local secondary school students. This year, Park Royal distributed the scholarship funding among 11 local secondary schools. The bursaries are awarded to students at their year-end commencement ceremonies and are based on individual criteria set by each school. This year’s recipients, by school, include: ■ West Vancouver secondary: Natasha Hodgson and Anna Barton; ■ Seycove secondary: Reilla Archibald and Julia Krakowska; ■ Windsor secondary: John Sutton and May Kikuchi; ■ Carson Graham secondary: Justin Wong; ■ St. Thomas Aquinas secondary: Grace O’Connell; ■ Handsworth secondary: Celeste Melliship; ■ Argyle secondary: Kristin Bourne; ■ Seycove secondary: Julia Krakowska; ■ Rockridge secondary: Lauren Hamilton For more information about Park Royal’s community partnerships and initiatives, visit shopparkroyal.com/community-partners. ••• The Canadian Iranian Foundation presented 10 students at local secondaries with postsecondary scholarships in June. The organization has awarded $77,000 to 48 students since 2006. 2012 recipients of $1,000 scholarships include: ■ Arshia Alimohammadi, Sentinel secondary; ■ Maana Javadi, Charles Best secondary; ■ Arshia Beigi, West Vancouver secondary; ■ Sepehr Eftekharzadeh, Sutherland secondary; ■ Farzad Fallahi, West Vancouver secondary; ■ Sholeh Shariﬁ, Argyle secondary; ■ Kiarash Khodabakhshi, Carson Graham secondary; ■ Sogol Khadivi, Carson Graham secondary; ■ Sana Eftekhar Javaheri, Charles Best secondary; ■ and, Arash Goshtasbyardekani, Carson Graham secondary. Info: www.cif-bc.com. Send details, along with your contact information, for our regular Noteworthy Neighbours section to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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BEING on the water has always been alluring in West Vancouver in the summer. This photo, taken in the 1930s, is of Jacquie Zemel on a raft with a dog just off Pilots Cove (renamed Caulfeild Cove). The West Vancouver Historical Society will have its annual barbecue Aug. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. on the lawn at Gertrude Lawson House, 680 17th St. Everyone is welcome. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: www. wvhs.ca.
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
Olympians hit highs and lows NORTH Shore athletes hit massive highs and crushing lows over the long weekend at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
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IGOR Sijsling of the Netherlands loads up a backhand in the ﬁnal of the Odlum Brown VanOpen played Sunday at Hollyburn Country Club. Sijsling’s win over Ukraine’s Sergei Bubka vaulted him into the world’s top-100.
Sijsling sizzles at VanOpen Dutch player vaults into top-75 with win at Hollyburn Andy Prest email@example.com
ONLINE OLYMPIC EXTRA North Vancouver physio Heather King is at the Games volunteering at the cycling events. Follow the fun with her Inside London posts in the sports section online at www.nsnews.com
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THERE were no top100 players in the men’s draw when the Odlum Brown VanOpen started at West Vancouver’s Hollyburn Country Club on July 28 but by the time it ended on Sunday there was one headed that way in a hurry.
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RUBEN Bemelmans of Belgium stretches for a return in the men’s doubles ﬁnal at the VanOpen Sunday. Bemelmans teamed with countryman Maxime Authom to defeat John Peers and John-Patrick Smith of Australia to win the title.
It took Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands just one hour to beat Ukraine’s Sergei Bubka 6-1, 7-5 in Sunday’s ﬁnal played under a scorching summer sun. Seeded No. 1 in the tournament, Sijsling jumped from 102 in the world rankings all the way up to 74 when the list was updated on Monday. The 24-year-old may turn out to be one of the Open’s famous shooting stars — youngsters like Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray played the tournament before hitting it big — as he has risen to his current spot after beginning 2012 as the 200th-ranked player in the world. This is the ﬁrst time he’s cracked the top-100 in his career. “It’s one of my goals I set when I was a little kid,” Sijsling said after the match. “I’m really happy that I broke into it and I’m trying to stay there for a long time.” The Dutch player was too hot to handle in the early going as he scored three service breaks en route to a quick win of the ﬁrst set. In the second set Bubka, son of the famous Ukrainian pole vaulter of the same name,
battled back to make things interesting but in the end Sijsling set the bar too high. “He played really well today, it was very difﬁcult from the ﬁrst point on,” said Bubka. “I felt like I had to do something special to beat him — he wasn’t missing and was playing aggressively and deserved to win.” Sijsling, who said he hoped to be back next year to defend his title, was very happy with the way he played on the Hollyburn courts. “I felt very comfortable playing here and conﬁdent on the court — it’s been a great week for me,” he said. “I had a great time, it’s a beautiful club, beautiful town, beautiful people.” The VanOpen champ on the women’s side also got a nice career bump for her troubles. In an all-American ﬁnal, Mallory Burdette topped Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-0 to claim the title without dropping a single set in the tournament. The win earned Burdette a wild card entrance into the main draw of U.S. Open which begins at the end
of August. “I’m so excited,” Burdette said, moments after learning that she’d earned a ticket into the Grand Slam tournament. “I knew that it was going to be a tough match today — I played Jessie last week and we just go shot-for-shot. She hits the ball so well. I really enjoyed playing her, actually. I knew it was going to be tough right from the beginning and I’m proud of the way that I hung in there. I was deﬁnitely feeling the nerves a little bit but I worked through it and it was a great day.” The action started on Sunday with the men’s doubles ﬁnal and it was the Belgian duo of Maxime Authom and Ruben Bemelmans that took the title, defeating John Peers and John-Patrick Smith of Australia 6-4, 6-2. The women’s doubles ﬁnal, played Saturday, was won by Julia Glushko of Israel and Olivia Rogowska of Australia who knocked off Jacqueline Cako and Natalie Pluskota of the United States 6-4, 5-7 (10-7).
North Vancouver’s Lauren Wilkinson got the party started early with her silver medal win with the women’s eight rowing team on Thursday morning but things weren’t quite so sweet for Lauren’s older brother Michael Wilkinson. Two hours before Lauren won silver Michael was on the water ﬁnishing ﬁfth in a semiﬁnal with the men’s four crew, considered to be a dark horse team for a medal. Michael and the Canadian team went on to ﬁnish third in Saturday’s B ﬁnal, good enough for ninth overall. On Sunday it was Zach Bell, a Yukon native who lives in North Vancouver, who was racing for gold in track cycling but came up short in the omnium. Bell, considered a strong medal threat, ﬁnished eighth after picking up a bad score in the points race, one of the event’s six races. In his racing career this was only the second time Bell had failed to reach the top-3 in an omnium race. That same day Coquitlam’s Brittany Rogers, who trains at North Vancouver’s Flicka Gymnastics, competed in the women’s vault individual ﬁnal and ﬁnished seventh. West Vancouver windsurfers Nikola Girke and Zac Plavsic ﬁnished off the long-weekend action with RS-X medal races on Tuesday morning. Both reached the 10-person medal ﬁnals and both struggled in the ﬁnal races. Plavsic sailed with a broken board through much of the ﬁnal race and ﬁnished last, leaving him in eighth place for the competition. Girke also ﬁnished last in the medal race and ended up 10th overall for the competition. Also on the water, West Vancouver’s Hunter Lowden, partnering with Gordon Cook, did not make the medal ﬁnal in the men’s 49er sailing competition. The biggest heartbreak for the North Shore crew was North Vancouver’s Tiffany Foster, whose horse was disqualiﬁed in the equestrian show jumping competition (see story page 5). The ﬁnal North Shore athlete to hit the Olympic stage will be 22-year-old North Vancouver runner Jessica Smith whose ﬁrst heat in the women’s 800 m was scheduled for Wednesday at 3:35 a.m. PDT. If she advances the semiﬁnals will go Thursday at 11:30 a.m. with the ﬁnals scheduled for Saturday at noon. — compiled by Andy Prest
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Ball meets wall
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MARK Cherry of the WV Royals blasts a shot at a wall set up by the Roosters in the B Cup ﬁnal of the North Shore Sportsman’s League played July 28 at Kinsmen ﬁeld. The Roosters bounced back to take the win 1-0 while the Paciﬁc Vikings defeated NSB FC 6-2 in the A Cup ﬁnal.
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WEST Vancouver buddies Morgan Rielly and Grifﬁn Reinhart, now forever linked as the Hollyburn Huskies teammates who went fourth and ﬁfth in the 2012 NHL draft, will reunite this month for the 2012 Canada-Russia Challenge.
The two defencemen were recently named to the Canadian national junior team that will represent the country in a four-game series that is beingplayedtocommemoratethe40thanniversary of the famous 1972 Summit Series. The Canadian juniors will battle the Russians Aug. 9 and 10 in
Yaroslavl, Russia before returning home for two more games Aug. 13 and 14 in Halifax. Hockey Canada selected 28 players born in 1993 or ’94 for the series. Aside from paying tribute to the iconic series that lives on as one of the biggest moments in Canadian sports history, the 2012 Challenge will also serve as the ﬁrst step in the identiﬁcation process of players for the Canadian National Junior Team for the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships which will be played Dec. 26, 2012 to Jan. 5, 2013 in Ufa, Russia. All four games in the Canada-Russia Challenge will be broadcast on TSN. — Andy Prest
Behind every work zone cone is a worker in a vulnerable position. Each cone stands for someone’s father, mother, son, or daughter. That’s why it’s important to know that thousands of people working by the roadside in B.C. are counting on you to slow down and drive with care when approaching a “Cone Zone.“
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LOST 3 Pens, sentimental value, between Espande/13th Ave, Lonsdale. Will identify, 604-990-4042 LOST SET OF KEYS, with tiny red leather boot,Fri Aug 3, Dundarave. Call 604-782-0035
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ELWELL, Molly (Falkingham) 1916 - 2012 We are sad to announce the passing of our loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother at the age of 95. “Mum” passed away peacefully on July 25, 2012. She is pre deceased by her husband, Jim (James) whom she married in 1945 while he was stationed in her home town in Yorkshire, England. Together, they shared an interesting 7 years in Peru, and another 7 years in Cuba before settling in West Vancouver. Molly was the devoted mother of 2 daughters, Patricia Sweeney (David) and Susan Parker (Stephen), grandmother to Jennifer (Alex), Lisa (Alistair), Michael and Ryan, and great grandmother to Alexander. We would like to thank the staff of Evergreen House for providing her with care and dignity during the final years of her life. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory would be appreciated for Evergreen House at Lions Gate Hospital. A memorial service will be held at West Vancouver United Church 2062 Esquimalt Avenue West Vancouver, BC on Friday, August 10th, 2012 at at 1:30 p.m.
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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT North Vancouver Recreation Commission is accepting applications for a
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LAKE - Frances Virginia Dec, 16, 1945 - July 11, 2012 Kim and Seann Robinson are deeply sad to announce the passing of Kim’s Mom after a short illness. Fran was a loving, caring woman who was well liked by everyone. She enjoyed all the time she spent with her grandsons, Morgan and Tyler, who miss her terribly. Fran had a passion for gardening and knitting, but most of all she loved being with her friends and family. Special thanks to all the staff at Lions Gate & St. Paul’s Hospital for the wonderful care and support. No service by request. ‘‘Take Care Now’’
Community Support Worker BACI seeks Community Support worker to support an individual with disabilities in the North Shore to explore and be contributing member of the community. 21 hours/wk Wed. Thur & additional day flexibility needed. If you enjoy being active, are flexible, & want to make a difference in someone’s life, we would like to hear from you! Competitive wages and great benefits. Please email resume & cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax 299-5921 Find us at www.gobaci.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
MURRAY, John Lawrence
Passed peacefully on August 3rd. John fought his battle with cancer long and hard right to the end. John will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Anna, children, Carol and Sean, their spouses Dave and Kristina and his four beautiful grandchildren; Dylan, Nicole, Rachel and Kaleb. Please join us to celebrate John’s life on Thursday, August 9th at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, N.Vancouver at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the North Vancouver Hospice Society would be welcome.
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Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to ﬁll various laboratory positions in Vancouver. These are full time positions, 40 hours per week. Shift work including weekends may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Detail descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website: www.acmelab.com Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by e-mail as instructed on the website.
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AUTOMATED TANK MANUFACTURING INC. is looking for welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10-3rd ye a r apprentices or journey person welders. We offer best wage in industry. 3rd yr apprentice $28-$30/hr, journey person $32-$35/hr, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at; (office)780-846-2231; (fax)780-846-2241 or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com. Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform. CERTIFIED ELECTRICIANS WANTED for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets needed. Fax 250-775-6227 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply online: www.torqueindustrial.com CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHTS NEEDED for growing northern company. Competitive wages and benefits. Safety tickets necessary. Fax resume to 250-775-6227 or email: email@example.com Online: www.torqueindustrial.com
CONCRETE FINISHERS and Form Setters. Edmonton based company seeks experienced concrete finishers and form setters for work in Edmonton and northern Alberta. Subsistence and accommodations provided for out of town work; firstname.lastname@example.org Cell 780-660-8130 Fax 780-444-7103
Job Listings, From A-Z From advertising executive or banker to x-ray technician or zookeeper, you'll ﬁnd it in the Employment Section.
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For Sale Miscellaneous
Arabic port new typewriter $175,
ANTIQUE SOLID oak dining room suite made by Victoriaville Furniture - over 100 years old. All carved and shaped pedestals and fronts. 52' round table with 3 leaves; 6 chairs; buffet with mirror and side table. Pictures available by email. Call 604-855-7033 or 604-807-8441.
singer electric new sewing mach $200, canvas extend chairs $50, mens new suits $150 604-985-1968
LYMAN PORTABLE electric furnace, melt gold or lead $450. 778-868-9235
COMPOST FOR SALE Composted cow manure. Great for gardens. $5 per yard Call: (604)-854-0669 Call: (604) 798-3498
ILAC APPLIANCE & VACUUMS
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INGLIS APPLIANCES, SXS fridge (2) $250/ea, stove (2) $200/ea, dryer $180, Sony TV w/stand $560, electonics, handmade carpets from $300-$2000, 604-626-2424
FORTRESS 2000 Wheel Chair/ Scooter This is an electric wheel chair scooter that is in very good condition, has 4 wheels(more stable), shopping basket, charger and owners manual included. $1200 or best offer Call: (604) 701-6336
OCEAN VIEW Cemetery Plot Burial plot in Calvary 6 section of Ocean View Cemetery. Plot will hold 1 casket plus 1 urn or 2 urns. $9800. Call: (604) 557-0506
5X9 Snooker/Pool table inc all accessories Beautiful Red Mahogany 5x9 Snooker Table $1200. must sell! (604) 943-9642 email: email@example.com
MOVING need to sell! 2 Barbeques with tanks $35. and $20. Bike and Helmet (new) $75. Flat screen TV 20" $25. Other miscellaneous items Call: (604) 990-4763
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CASPIAN GROCERY Pita Bread 0.99 Persian & Mediterranean Foods 22351 Selkirk Avenue, Maple Ridge, (604) 477-2070
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SOLID WOOD study desk $50, good cond, hp colour laser printer $75, Illuminite speakers 3 way, 150 watt 2 sets $50, samsung printer cartridge new $20, antique safe $950, handpainted wood art + more home decor onyx & brass handcarved articles indoor/ garden items. 604-922-8141
Career Services/ Job Search
COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPING Certificate Program. GPRC Fairview Campus. Extensive study of beekeeping, queen rearing, and honey business. Paid work experience. Affordable on-campus residences. Starts January 7, 2013. Call Lin. 1-780-835-6630; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview IF YOU’RE INTERESTED in real estate, then take Appraisal and Assessment, a specialized twoyear business major at Lakeland College’s campus in Lloydminster, Alberta. Your training includes assessment principles, computerized mass appraisal valuation of properties, farmland evaluation and property analysis. Start September; www.lakelandcollege.ca. 1-800-661-6490, ext. 5429.
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MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION RATED #2 FOR AT-HOME JOBS. Start training today. Graduates are in demand! Enroll now. Take advantage of low monthly payments. 1-800-466-1535 www.canscribe.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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T U T OR DO C T OR NO R T H SHORE Tutoring for All Ages and Subjects. Experienced & Qualified Tutors. 778.340.3100 email@example.com www.tutorsnorthshore.com
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AREA RUGS, 7ftx5ft, electric fireplace as new, loveseat 5ft x 34 inch wide., matching sofa 7.5 ft long by 34 inch wide. Dining table 5ft x 3 ft, buffet 45 inch long x16 inch wide, Pls call 604-913-2173 CHINA CABINET, oak, custom made by Ocar Gran $300 obo, 604-988-4221
Wanted to Buy
MILITARY Medals & Collectibles Bought especially collections of Canadian & British Commonwealth medals, orders, badges, swords, etc. $250,000+ available for immediate settlement. Research & Appraisal Service. Collecting since 1975. Member MCC of C, OMRS. Call 604 727-0137 WANTED PLUMBERS furnace with melting pot and ladle. Call Bob 778-868-9235
Health Products & Services
SLIM DOWN FOR SUMMER! Lose up to 20 lbs in just 8 weeks. C a l l H e r ba l M a g ic to d a y! 1-800-854-5176
TRUE ADVICE! TRUE Clarity! TRUE PSYCHICS! 1-877-342-3032 or 1-900-528-6256 or mobile # 4486 (18+) $3.19/min. www.truepsychics.ca
MOVING - Excellent Furniture in Great Condition Solid 48" Oak Dining Table, leaf + 4 chairs $425; Almost new 8’ cotton sofa $275; Queen Solid Pine 4-poster bed $200; Solid Oak Media Centre $25; New bone low-flo toilet - not used $50; Double Maple Bed $25; 18 Spd Mountain Bike $40 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
5035 BENGAL KITTENS, vet ✔ 1st shots dewormed, sweet natured, $500-$800, 1-604-814-1235
MAPLE TABLE $350, four chairs $235; Garden Harvest dishes, 64 pcs $175. Call: (604) 307-0404 MOVING - High quality furniture in great condition & other items. 2 leather loveseats & chair $3200. sideboard, wine cabinet & end table $850. Counter high table & 8 chairs $850. 3 bar high chairs $250. New wedding items & bouquets $165. Master Craft tool cabinet $185. 604-847-3664 MOVING, MAHOGANY drop leaf table 73’’L x 45’’W $200, 6 oak dining chairs $450, oak buffet $550, Sklar-Peppler buffet server $60, antique coffee table $130, end table $60, fire screen $40, teak stereo system $200, 2 large speakers with stereo cabinet $200, queen bed & frame $175, headboard $50, 2 chests of drawers $100 & $30, misc items. Phone 604-986-7207
DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500 IF YOU own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161.
CHOC & Yellow LAB puppies, vet checked, reg parents, ready to go. $550. 1-604-701-1587 (Chwk) PURE BRED Miniature Schnauzers, $550 born June 8, both parents, salt & pepper, tails docked, 1-250-710-8972
MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877-776-1660.
Business Opps/ Franchises
NEW MOWING BUSINESS
er Summ e! is her SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.
NEW Teak patio furniture. Folding chair $79, Folding table $299, Ext. table $750. 604-834-1399
Doggy Daycare located by AutoMall, 24 Bewicke Ave Indoor & Outdoor Play Area $25 per day www.northshorebarkinglot.com
Includes existing customer base on the North Shore. Call 310-JIMS (5467)
Ask for Dennis www.jimsmowing.ca Success & Money Making Secrets revealed by wealthy benefactor. Get Your FREE CD. Call: (604) 259-9744
DIAL-A-LAW: Access free information on BC law. 604-687-4680; 1.800.565.5297; www.dialalaw.org (audio available). LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE: Need a lawyer? Learn more by calling 604-687-3221; 1.800.663.1919.
QUEEN SIZE Mattress Set Brand New. Original Plastic. Never Used. Must sell $200 Call: (604) 790-0021 WHITE LEATHER chair, (from MOES) barely used, $250. Call 604-971-1071
BOOKSHELF, 5FT wide x 5’8' high, good cond on wheels, has backing. 53.5' high x 29.5' wide, You pick up 604-971-0219 FREE FILL - Delivered for free. North & West Van. Minimum 5 yards. 604-985-4211
FREE Chest of Drawers 6+2 deep, pine colour, 2’8" x1’4" x2’11" (604) 924-0404 FREE writing desk 7 drawers 5’8"x1’6"x2’6" Call: (604) 9240404 email: email@example.com
STAIN/PET URINE TREATMENT Summer Special 20% OFF. Specialist in carpet, sofa, mattress cleaning. 604-536-7627 www.emerald.chemdry.ca
NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE EDWARD HOAR late of 2689 Folkestone Way, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7S 3H8 (the “Estate”) NOTICE is given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate are required to send them to the executrix, Margaret Joyce Hoar, at P.O. Box 11130, #3000 – 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3R3, on or before September 12, 2012, after which date the Estate assets will be distributed having regard only to claims that have been received. EXECUTRIX: MARGARET JOYCE HOAR SOLICITOR: Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
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OLD UPRIGHT Willis Piano, Free, must pick up, 604-986-4023
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STAMPS wanted Collector looking to buy stamp collections. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CALLING ALL QUILTERS We’re looking for quality fabric in excellent condition. Want to clean out some of your stash? email: email@example.com
Little Rascals Daycare/ Preschool Accepting Registration for: ■ 3yr olds Daycare ■ 3’s & 4’s Preschool & Out of School Care ■ Transport to Braemar,
The North Shore News has partnered with the BC SPCA to encourage responsible pet guardianship and the humane treatment of animals. Before purchasing a new puppy, ensure the seller has provided excellent care and treatment of the animal and the breeding parents. For a complete guide to ﬁnding a reputable breeder and other considerations when acquiring a new pet, visit spca.bc.ca.
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The Art of Asian Bodycare 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van
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1050 Marine Dr. North Van. (by McKay) parking at rear
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LUXURY MASSAGE 778-340-2778 1053 Marine Dr, North Van
GENTLEMEN! Attractive discreet European lady is available for 604 451-0175 company.
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Larson & Carisbrooke Schools.
7010 Personals Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm
CRIMINAL RECORD? YOU CAN BE ARRESTED, JAILED OR DEPORTED if you enter the United States with a criminal record. A waiver clears you for entry. Call now, toll free: (1-8-NOW PARDON) 1-866-972-7366 www.RemoveYourRecord.com In business since 1989
GORGEOUS Buffet and Hutch: $1450. Gorgeous all wood Buffet and Hutch, 85" high, 73" wide. Classic style: will work with any furniture you already have. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wheat-Free ~ Part 2 Wheat allergies and gluten intolerance seem to be on the rise. Luckily there are many flour substitutes and gluten free flour blends available.
Wheat-Free Summer Cake
Ingredients: 1/2 C softened margarine, 1 C sugar. 2 C gluten free flour blend, 1 t baking soda, 1 t baking powder, 1/2 t salt, 1 t vanilla, 2 eggs, 1 C buttermilk, 2 1/2 C one or more chopped fresh fruit: peaches, nectarines, rhubarb, apples, blueberries. Procedure: Preheat oven to 350, grease a 9x13 pan and dust with gluten-free flour or line with cooking parchment. Beat margarine and sugar until light a fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients together and add slowly to liquid mixture, alternately with buttermilk. Blend until smooth. Fold in fruit and bake for 35-45 minutes. Serve warm or cooled, on its own or with ice cream, whipped cream or yogurt. Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138
Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a Sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must ﬁll each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can ﬁgure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle! SUDOKU ANSWERS ON SEPARATE PAGE
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REAL ESTATE 6002
SELLING / BUYING EMMERY LEUNG 604-728-7170 Have qualified BUYER! Realtor speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin. Homeland Realty
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
LIKE NEW beautiful 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $329K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $265K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
Real Estate Services
PROPERTY CARETAKER Having problems with a tenant OR need property maintenace &/or caretaking done. 30 years exp. Call Bentley • 604-539-2533
HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
NEWTON GROUND level 1240sf 3br 2ba tnhse, no stairs, priv backyd $199,900 604-948-5441 see uSELLaHOME.com id5554
WOW, THIS beautiful townhome is located in the heart of Walnut Grove. GREAT VIEW facing a green space/trail the perfect area for pets, walkers and joggers alike! With over 2200sqft the VAULTED ceilings will amaze you, brand new laminate floors on the main, carpets, freshly painted and light fixtures. And get this, sellers will pay $2840 for new fridge/stove and a portion towards strata fees. Don’t miss this great opportunity at $389,900 Call: (778) 241-0101 email: judithwashingtonrealty @gmail.com #27- 20222 96 ave
LONSDALE & 4th, 180° Views Southwest corner condo, impeccable apt, updated quality concrete bldg. Modern comfort, all amens, $367Kobo, 604-980-3186
6008-32 INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
LARGE 2 bdrm Apt, ensuite, w/d, stove, fridge, d/w, incl heat, storage & prkg. Glendale Manor, Sardis, Reduced to $144,900. 604-858-3685
WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba w/private back yard $297,800 778-565-5082 see uSELLaHOME.com id5539
Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.
LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
Avail in North Vancouver ★ with DEALERS LICENSE ★ ■ all equipment included ■ Ready to operate ■ Established business
Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information. White Rock Tea & Giftshop $60K + Inventory Call Jeff 604-889-9164 for info
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $419,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
PROMONTORY MASSIVE 2522 sf 3br 2.5 ba 3lvl main fl master br, view $289,900 604-701-1245 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5411
Need a New Place? Find one in the Classiﬁeds To advertise call 604-630-3300
Thinking of Renovating? Be sure to check the classiﬁeds It’s full of local listings that can save you money
OWNER SELLING Newly Reno 1236sf. 2BR & den, 2 baths, 7appls, pets ok, NWest concrete hi-rise. (#806 The Woodward) Direct secure access to Royal City Ctr Mall. $429,900 obo 778-238-1056, 604-271-0777
LANGLEY [WILLOUGHBY] Now $577,000! neg. Open plan, granite, ss appl. vaulted ceil. 3 bdrm, 3 bath det. 604-721-4414 MLS Listing #: X2381132
2BDRM/2BTH, $274,900 38 19797-64 Ave, LANGLEY Superb location updated upper end unit townhome w/vinylplank flr, bths, appls, paint, new roof. 2 sundecks, s/s+intrcm, garage. 604-533-6652
VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH Top W Vancover Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Floor, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,599,000. Interlink Realty (778) 882-8381
FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com
S. Surrey/ White Rock
HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see uSELLaHOME.com id5555
REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420
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UNIQUE LARGE Seymour River estate for sale, 5500 sf on 15,000 sf river property, a nature paradise 65 K rental income B&B. $ 1,655,000 Serious inquiries only. email@example.com
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see uSELLaHOME.com id5574
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SENIOR’S ALERT beautifully updated 976sf 2nd fl 2br 2ba $208K 604-542-0233 +55 bldg see uSELLaHOME.com id5527
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CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, private yard insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
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EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 firstname.lastname@example.org
VIEW AMONG BEST & endures! Rare 19th flr sub-pent sw corner! 1br L-Lons $399K? 604-984-7111
BLOWOUT PRICE like Venice lagoon lvl 935sf 2br 2ba insuite laundry $299,999 604-948-6805 see uSELLaHOME.com id5567
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
GUILDFORD, 1584SF 3br 3ba private byard w/hot tub, indoor pool $239,900 604-581-0419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5558
For Sale by Owner
ABBOTSFORD 35014 HIGH DRIVE 2400 sq.ft. 5 bed, 2.5 bath, incl. in-law suite. Private back yard. $390,000 obo. (250) 702-3415
Lower Lonsdale, Spacious BR, S.West corner, 180° Views, modern, comfort, 4blks to Seabus, updated concrete bldg. $367K, obo Info 604-980-3186
6008-42 For Sale $125,000 W. Van’s Pastameli Restaurant • Fabulous Italian Food • A Family Favourite for 25 yrs. • Dining room, Bar, Deli, Patio • Pizza Delivery & Take Out • Bruce Meli 604-921-8720
For Sale by Owner
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
SENIOR’S ALERT 1200sf 2br 2ba upper level tnhouse w/chairlift $219K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
6008-40 IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $97,800 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571
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TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
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GREAT Family Home. South facing 3861 sq ft custom home on a 6028 sq ft lot in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey. One owner, built in 2001. 6 bedrooms, study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet, soaker tub, and mountain views. Nice neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. Basement suite has 2 bedrooms, dishwasher, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room, or possible 3rd bedroom. Landscaped garden, large private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 5 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Centre is a 2 min drive. $699,800 Call 778-227-6253
CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD Price Reduced ★$419,000★ 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/ garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $419,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Please visit usellahome.com and key in #5458 to view the property. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors
EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
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CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
5BDRM/3BTH 1880 Garden Avenue Wow! Fabulous 5 bedroom home in super central location! Nothing to do but move in! This lovely light filled home has been meticulously cared for + bonus mtg helper that brings $1450/mo Open 2-4 Sunday July 29th. michellecomens.com $849,000 Call: (604) 802-1051
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1040 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562
VANCOUVER LOT w/house, Killarney area, oil tank removed, clear title, quick closing, minutes to all amenities, 10 minutes to downtown, Call 604-317-0604
OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. REDUCED $224,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498
CEDAR HILLS 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $549K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536 CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
LANGLEY WALNUT Grove 10ac Subdividable,w/4400sf 3br 4ba home $1,295,000 604-961-8878 see uSELLaHOME.com id5569
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993
1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
GET AWAY or Permanent Living close to Manning Park Community, wilderness & rec, 3 BR, 1.5ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+, $250K by owner, 604-795-3663
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
LANGLEY RENO’D sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186 Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735
Out Of Town Property
HOPE, PRICE reduced, large 2376sf 3br + den 3.5ba on .23 acre lot $319,900 604-869-7554 see uSELLaHOME.com id4889 IS IT TIME? Think of moving away from the City? Here is a 20 acre property with 1km of salmon creek, an orchard, greenhouse, garden, all within the Comox Valley City limits. Small and lovely 2 bdrm house, self contained cottage, studio, workshop & chicken coop. Meander along the many trails, sit by the pond, walk to the ocean. Much loved land but time to pass it on. $778,000. Agents welcome, finders fee. For more info email@example.com
$537,500 USD Take advantage of the Depressed U.S. Housing Market! * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners) 9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441
COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Watch and Green Lakes. $278,000. Call 604-467-7144 or 604-250-1668
TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592
LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of 1860’s gold rush. Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $40,000 firm. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764
OCEAN FRONT Porteau Cove 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 15min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
Recreation Property OK FALLS. 2 BR condo, top floor 1021 sf. Waterfront! View of lake! $299,999. Call 778-999-2473
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sft, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 18 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $739,000. Call 604-734-1300
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $339,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $849,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564 PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 firstname.lastname@example.org FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566 GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $750K 604-324-0655 TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $879K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
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ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 65K below assessment. $3K/mo rent income $545K 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $649,900 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513 CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet cul-de-sac, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL 2300sf home w/suite above 3 Comm units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
Lots & Acreage
HAWAII, 3 acres of land, $25,000, Cash to me. (Depressed price). Gwen 604-732-7383
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $659K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
968 CRYSTAL Court, Coq. $848,800. 5 BR, 5 Bath, 3 Kitchen 3600 + sq ft. Over 100K Spent in Quality Renos! Must see! ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Rlty. www.adamlloyd.ca
Out Of Town Property
1118 Hillside Road, West Vancouver (British Properties) Luxurious new 7978sqft 7 bdrm VIEW home in prestigious British Properties. Open plan, h/w floors, huge master, theatre, wet bar, pool, hot tub, Smart wired/Control 4. Too much to list! $7,588,000. Call Nicole: (778) 867-7243 www.nicolenemeth.ca
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
6025 OWN THE Land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile $185K 604-824-7803 kids OK, see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
Vancouver East Side
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
BELOW ASSESSMENT 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480 sf lot $232,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
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ABBOTSFORD 1100SF 2br 2ba double wide, must be moved off site $48K OBO 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
FANNY BAY, VAN. ISLAND WATERFRONT HOME 7636 Shipspoint Rd 90’ of waterfront with a stunning custom built home offering panoramic views of Baynes Sound over to Denman Isl. from every room. 90x170’ lot. Approx. 1500sq.ft. of beautiful architecture with 2 bdrm, 2 full baths & full basement for storage. MLS#316185 Virtual tour at www.7636 shipspoint.com $669,000 Estate Sale Scampi Hirst Angell Hasman & Associates Realty. 604-728-6052
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
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Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
INTERNATIONAL PLAZA 1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER
Bach from $845 1 Bdrm from $1085 2 Bdrm from $1630 City & Mtn. Views. Includes heat & hot water. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna & tennis courts on site. Security & video monitoring. On major bus route.
RENTALS 604-980-3606 email@example.com www.caprent.com
1 BR $950, large, nr Hospital & Safeway, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 1 yr lease 150 E. 11th. Avail Aug 15 or Sept 1 604-987-4922
1 & 2 BR, large. Central Lonsdale, incld heat & hw, no pets, n/s , 778-889-4719 1 BDRM, 10th flr, south view, adult building, ns/np, cable/prkng inc, $1450 msg @ 604-988-9883
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North Van Apt. Rentals
Storage, heat & h/water included. Close to all ammenities. 1 cat ok. Seasonal pool. 604-985-2926 1 BR $1100 & $1175, BACH $900, New kitch/bath, dw, ns, np, lower Lonsdale, Sept 1, security camera’s onsite, 604-988-1939 1 BR $1150 Aug 1, 18th & Lonsdale carpet, incl heat & hw. 1 yr lease. np, ns, 604-988-4692 1 BR $980. large, bright, hardwood, ns, np, near seabus, quiet bldg. call 604-618-8338 1 BR, bsmt, Edgemont, suits 1, quiet n/s, n/p, $840 incl heat/light, laundry, 604-986-6235 1 BR, ChesterfIeld & 15th, view, balc. $920 incl heat, hwater/cbl, np, 1 yr lease, 604-330-4555 1 BR lower Lonsdale, top flr, ocean view, bright, hw flr $1200 1 BR main flr, $950, incls heat/ hotwater, np/ns, 604-987-3650
1BR + den $900 incl heat/htw Reno’d, wlkup, incl prkg, h/wood, ns/np, avail Now 604-988-5501 1Br, large, $925 Total reno’d Heat incl. quiet. drapes. gated or free prkg,no pets 1 yr lease. 310 E. 2 604-780-5646
2 BDRM, 2 bath, bright Penthouse, New paint/deck, 1100sf, E 10th near Lonsdale, quiet bldg, large priv deck, h/wood flrs, spectacular Mnt City Views, ns/np, incls ht/cbl, refs, $1520. avail Immed, 604-317-7425 2 BR $1250 h/wood, St. Georges & 12th, 1 yr lse, prkg, np, ns, avail Now, incls ht/hw. 604-988-4692 2 BR, avail Sept 1, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca 2 BR bright spacious, central Lonsdale, quiet well kept bldg. ns, np, avail now. $1249 incl heat/hw, prkg. 604-904-7545
2 br top flr/high ceilings, quiet 3 story walk, E 15th, lg balc, south expos, dw, venetian blinds, free laundry facilities. NS, cat ok, avail Now, $1200, 604-830-0857 msg.
West Van Apt. Rentals
2 BR new reno, heat/hot water incl, np,1 prkg, storage, adult oriented, $1980. 604-618-3113
326 WEST 1st St. 1 br $800 & up. Nr seabus, secure prkg, no pets. Avail NOW. 604-983-6916
Luxury Over The Seawall! 1 BR pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287
★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR top flr, NE corner, aprox 700sf, Sep 1, $935. 1BR 2nd flr, South Face, newer reno’s, aprox 725sf, Sep 1, $940. Carpets, drapes, ht, htwtr, gated prkg avail, no cats/dogs 604-986-7745 Bach $745 avail now. 1BR $945 avail now. 2BR $1240 avail now. Bright large, Lynn Valley, coin laundry, u/g prkg, heat, hw incld, quiet bldg, close to shops & bus, cat ok, NS. Call Diana 604-980-9219
BACH avail Aug 1. Move-in allowance. Quiet, clean building. Rent start $900/mo. Incls heat/hot water. NS/NP. 1 yr lse. Cbl/prkg extra. 604-985-4272
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2 BR, Avail NOW, new reno’s, new cabinets, laminate & tiles, newer appls, prkg, storage, incl heat & hw, playground (Mt Seymour Prkwy). 604-924-3628 www.blueridgeapartments.com
CENTRAL LONSDALE 1 BR patio, d/w, July 1, cat ok $1050. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net Delbrook Gardens 777 W.Queens. 2 bdrm townhome $1595; 3 bdrm $2,100 604-990-2971 or weekends 778.227.5042
GREAT LOCATION! 145 West Keith Road.
1 BR $1100 & 2 BR $1475 Move in Bonus. Avail Now. Ocean view. Indoor pool. Concrete bldg. Heat & Hot Water incls. Call 604-986-3356 Lrg 1 BR $990 incl heat/hw prkg, hw flrs, Lonsdale & 21, quiet bldg, np, Sept 1, 604-990-4088 LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, hardwood, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1227. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
1 BR Lrg, Top Flr, Mnt View, E10 St nr Lonsdale, $930 incl ht & cbl, ns, np, ref’s, quiet bldg. Now, suit 1-2 tenant(s). 604-317-7425
162 VICTORY Ship Way @The Pier: 1 br, 7 appl, a/c, 9 ft ceil. pool, $1590 Anson Rlty 604-671-7263
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2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1450 604-921-4384
1 BDRM APT VICTORIA PARK!
MOUNTAIN COURT APTS, Lynn Valley, 1 Br $1000, 2BR $1300, 3 BR $1550. Hardwood, f/p, incls heat, hw, prkg & cable. Pool, cat ok 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
PARKRIDGE TERRACE 110 E. Keith Rd. Great location, park like setting, sauna, indoor pool, parking available. ★ 1 BR $1095 No pets, 604-988-7379 www.glassmanpm.com
WHITEHALL APT’S 1640 Esquimalt 2BR $1375 604-990-2971 weekends 778-238-4798.
WATERFRONT LUXURY Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
Studio & 1 BR avail. Excellent views, rents incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms on premises. Walk to beach & shops. No Pets. 1552 Esquimalt. 604-922-8443
1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Move-in Bonus Fitness rm out door pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. 604-922-4322
Park Royal Towers Completely Renovated
1 & 2 Bdrm. Suites 1 BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq.ft.)
Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool Rent includes all utilities.
DEEP COVE 604-929-5191, 3 Br, fp, hardwood, shed, carport, patio, lrg lot, quiet area, ns $2175
DEEP COVE seaside cottage, 2 br, fp, hardwood, lrg deck , garage ns $2375 604-929-5191 GRAND BLVD, 5 bdrm, 4 bath, fully updated home in mint cond. 2car attached garage. $4500/mo no pets, avail now 604-626-1649 LOWER DUNDARAVE SeptApril, furn, 4 br, 3 ba, reno’d, bright open, grt gardens, $5,000 incl utils cbl/net ns 604-862-6788
3BDRM/2BTH 218 Sinclair St West Van near WV High Avail. Sept 01 N/S No Pets $2,700 Monthly Call: (604) 926-3832 2BDRM/ 1BTH Lynn Valley, Cozy bungalow on private lot. walking distance to shopping, bus & parks. Available Sept.1st. Small Pets OK $1,600/mo. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Panoramic Water View, Deep Cove, 3 BR, 2 ba, 2 decks, Now, $2195/mo, 604-929-5101 UPPER HORSESHOE BAY, 6594 Rosebery Ave, sunny character home, 4 br 2 bath, hardwood flrs, ceramic tiles, fp, skylight, lovely enclosed garden, pets/kids ok, ns, $2950. Aug 15. By appt only 604-921-6030, 778-239-6030 text, 778-868-4985
AVAIL Aug 18th onwards, responsible lady, non smoker exp w/dogs, ref’s avail, nominal fee. North Shore preferred. email@example.com
FOR LEASE or sale, 2154sf + Mezzanine. Prime retail/office space, corner of Lonsdale/ Espanade, N. Van. Avail Nov 1/12. 604-984-0836, 604-312-0090 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org OFFICE SPACE, Capilano & Marine Dr area, 1 to 3 separate offices available. 604-220-0505
1 BDRM & DEN, G/L, Upper Lonsdale, own entry, $1050 incl ut, n/s n/p, NOW, 604-720-0785 1 BDRM in Horseshoe Bay house, priv bath & entry, avail now. $600/mth. 604-922-5991
1 BR bsmt ste Lynn Valley, large bright, $840 incl utils & shared w/d ns np, Sept 1, refs 778-848-0977 1 BR bsmt, upr Lonsdale, NS/NP, avail Aug 1st, nr schls/bus, $900 incls utils, 604-985-3429
1 BR grdn suite, Delbrook, ns,np, no drugs, suits 1, $775 incls utils/ net, Ref, 604-910-6622 2 BDRM, L. Valley, patio, new reno, 5 appl, gas f/p, np ns, NOW, $1300 + 40% utils. 604-230-1153
2 BR Edgemont Village, carport + 2 prkg, big yard, 1 yr lease or mth/ mth, $2100. Children & sm pets ok. 604-926-2149, 778-772-8691
3 BR walk to Handsworth Schl, garden lvl, 1400sf, large beautiful yard/patio, ns/np, New reno’s, avail Now, $2100 + utils, incls cble, inste w/d, 778-232-7661
DEEP COVE, bach ste, quiet St, nr water, own entry, ns $700 incl utils & net, Sept 1. 604-727-3840
2BDRM/1.5BTH DUPLEX for rent near Edgemont Village Large 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 5 appliances, wood burning FP, walking distance to Edgemont Village, NS, Avail. Aug 15. No Pets $1,800/Mo. (604)983-3926
1 BR new designer, 800sf. min 2 mo lse, net, cable, gas fp, dw, wd, avail Now, nr park, Collingwood Schl, WVan $1300 604-926-7044
A SHORT STAY North Shore & Kitsilano 1 & 2 br + p/house. Renos, families, execs 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com
HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com
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MOUNTAIN HWY, 2 BR ste, Newly Reno’d, $1200 incls utils, w/d, priv ent, n/s, n/p, Avail now. email@example.com GREAT location! 1 BDRM garden suite, quiet, bright, clean, LGH area, f/p, w/d, n/s, $940 incl util, 778-991-1267
1BDRM BSMT SUITE Central Lonsdale NS,NP (indoor cat OK). Suit 1. $850.604-985-6995
3BDRM Upper Horseshoe Bay Lovely 3 bdrm upper level home. Large dog-friendly fenced yard. On the 250/257 Express bus route. Great access to the ferries and downtown. Pets OK $2,200 Monthly. Call: (778) 386-1326 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 BR, den, Parkgate area. 2.5 ba., h/wood, new paint, d/w, w/d, f/p, garage, patio, ns np, Now. $2400+util 604-805-9150 3 BDRM, 2½ baths, 5 appls, Westview, f/p, rec facility, $1700, n/p. Aug 15/Sept 1. 604-562-4741 3 Br. large $1875 Sept 1, Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, playground, private yard, 1300sf, drapes, heat & prkg incld. dw, 1.5 baths, 1 yr lease. no pets, #1228 Emery Pl. Lynn Valley 604-987- 4922
Collectibles & Classics
1979 MERCEDES Convertible 350SL, totally rare model w/4sp, good cond, $8400, 604-795-5068
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WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in August $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.
1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, V8 , 4 dr, heat lthr frnt/rear, s/roof, grt cond, recent work, RARE must sell $3000. 604-910-1139
Collectibles & Classics 1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, exc condition. $2500 firm. 604-534-2997
1964 FORD FALCON 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, totally restored, $7,500. Call 604-585-2397 1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1966 CADILLAC Eldorado all complete, no body rust, same owner last 15 years, heated garage kept. $16,500. 604-535-1942, 778-668-0432
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra
1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945
Commercial/Heavy Duty Trucks
jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201
2006 FORD E350, Box Van, 16ft, diesel, 77k, a/c, great working van, $16,500 Firm. 604-538-9257
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine works well. $7,400. 604-591-8566 1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
4 BR British Properties main flr, 2 bath, f/p, 5 appl, nr Sentinal & Chartwell schools, prkg, storage, no pets. $2490 604-922-3499
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2 BDRM large ground level, quiet Lower Lonsdale North Van St. $1100 + 35% utils. Avail Immed. Call 604-983-8518 for viewing 2 BR, Calverhall, recent reno, wd, gas fp, storage, ns np, refs, $1200 incl utils, Aug 1. 604-971-3348
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1 BR grd lvl, newly reno’d, nr Cap Mall & bus, yard, $950 incl heat & hydro, ns np. 604-987-2106
205 East 8th Street
2 BR grnd lvl, bright, recent reno, share wd, ns, np Grand Blvd ref’s, $1250 incl 778-829-2894
Renovated, spacious 3 BR, two full baths. 1648 Square feet. 1000 sqft balcony, Heat, hot water and electricity included. Steps to shopping and transit. $2,995 per month.
1 BR bsmt ste above grnd, Grand Blvd, np ns, share w/d, $875 incls utils. 604-986-3581
2 BR, garden ste, Lower Lonsdale, 1,000 sf, new appl, full bath, w/d, f/p, N/S N/P, $1350, Avail Sept 1, 604-990-6730
PENTHOUSE WITH MOUNTAIN AND CITY VIEW
Call 604-922-8815 to view.
3 BR, 2.5 bath, 2 lvl, Lynn Valley, avail immed, ref, ns/np $2400, 1572 Coleman St 604-731-8804
935 Marine Drive
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195 21st Street BELLEVUE TOWER 1 BR $1450 710 sqft plus balcony with an amazing view of the mountains and ocean. Fully renovated with hardwood floors, granite countertops, mirror sliding closet doors, contemporary light fixtures and vertical blinds.
5 BR + theatre, 2 flrs, lovely view, lots of storage, British Properties, 2 yr lease or mth/mth, pets & children welcome, immed $5000. 604-926-2149, 778-772-8691
WOODCROFT: 1 BR & 2 BR 1 year lease. ns, np. Utils. incld. COLLIERS - 604-926-2012
1 BR, 2109 Bellevue. faces North East, h/wood, incls hw & ht, Aug1, np/ns, $1000, 604-986-1294
5 BR house Canyon Heights, 2.5 baths, ns $2500 + utils, avail Aug 15 604-926-5273, 403-606-5211
THE PIER 1 BR + Den, City view, pet ok, N/S, $1700. Avail Aug 15th. Call 604-929-7482
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Houses - Rent
The Pink Palace on the Seawall
Large near new 3-4 BR duplex, 3 levels, 3.5 baths. NS/NP. Avail Sept 1. $3200. Lease & perfect references a must.
1970 Jaguar E-TYPE In excellent shape and ready to go for sunny summertime driving. Too many upgrades to list. Pictures and invoices available. REDUCED - $64,000 1970jaguaretype4sale.com email@example.com
1981 FIREBIRD T-top 305 eng, auto, excellent cond. $7500 obo. More info call 604-924-1511
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2009 Audi Q5 3.2 Quattro
Only 31,000kms, AWD, grey, Bluetooth, sunroof, navigation, leather, ST#12331B
2010 Nissan Xterra
White, 4x4, only 33,900kms, alloys, running bars, ST#12322A
D UCE RED
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Diesel, silver, 4x4, Bluetooth, leather, pwr group, ST#P5733
2007 Ford Focus
Only 76,000kms, red, keyless entry, a/c, ST# 12196A
CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE Northshore
2012 Fiat 500 Sport
Low kms, sunroof, auto, alloys, Bluetooth, 2 to choose from
2008 Dodge Caliber SXT
Blue, sunroof, pwr group, keyless entry, ST# 12332A
1600 MARINE DR., N.V. 604.980.8501
2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 29,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $16,900. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721
2004 CHRYSLER Crossfire by Mercedes, blk, loaded, immac, 53K, $14,900, 604 723-5288
2004 DODGE SX 2.0, 127,000 kms, aircared, air, sunroof, tilt steering, p. windows, like new inside & out, 600 kms per tank, lady driven & owned since new. $5000 OBO Call 604-794-7426
2007 FORD Focus SE, 4 dr, AC, auto, pwr grp, 68k kms, $6500 604-439-9840 or 604-612-5122
2008 Chrysler Sebring Automatic 32,400 kms. Grannie summer driven. No accidents. Reduced price! $13,900. Call: (604) 820-1002 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
2006 FORD Fusion, 73,000 km, 4 cyl, grt cond, 2nd owner $8800. 604-852-0533 * 778-241-3528
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Sports & Imports
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
Scrap Car Removal
SCRAP CAR REMOVAL
2007 ACURA MDX (Tech Pkg) $28,888. All factory options, like new, 71kms. 0 Down, $303 Bi-Weekly, 60 months O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
No Wheels, No Problem
2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696, firstname.lastname@example.org
2003 INFINITI M45,excellent local, no accid, loaded, luxury, V8, auto, $9,995, 778-995-3862
Sports & Imports
MIKE: 1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Automatic 171,000 kms. Restored. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. Receipts, too much to list. $4,500. Call: (778) 689-6094 2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 email@example.com
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073
2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491
1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhaust $6,995 Ph 604-795-9967
2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,500. 778-227-2010
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks 2008 FORD F150, p/u, 2 wheel drive, 8ft box, auto, 4.2l, 14k, silver, $11,000 Firm. Call 604-538-4883, 604-329-6225
1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $4900. 604-924-1511
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Cabriolet 84,000 kms Black on black, AMG package, wind screen, wheels, spoiler,Bose stereo! Mercedes serviced full records, garage kept, $18,900 Call: (604) 916-7402
2008 FORD Escape XLT $16,995, p/w, p/l, a/c, cd. Alloys, 87kms, 2 to choose from. 0 down $181 bi-weekly 60 months O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $4200 obo, 604-946-8862
2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $45,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763 1990 TOYOTA Tercel, 109,000 kms, new battery & exhaust, exc cond, Aircared, 1 owner, well maintained $1500. 604-649-8633
1995 CHEVY Silverado 1500, diesel, blk, aircared, 5 seats, good cond, $3,850. 778 863-4449
1995 Land Rover Discovery 203K kms ex. con; new batt,tires no accid. $3,999 (604) 926-3052
1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170
1996 JEEP Grand Cherokee, V8 auto, 178,000km, no accidents, 1 owner, $4,995, 604-290-8012
2008 JEEP Patriot North Edition $12,995. 99kms, p/w, p/l, ac, cd, alloys. 0 Down, $142 bi-weekly, 60 months O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
1993 MAZDA Miata, hardtop, engine rebuild, new battery/timing belt, newer tires, like new condition. $5500. Call 778-240-1315 1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460
2004, FORD F350, Super Duty, Lariat 6L diesel, 8 ft box, f/loaded, leather, trailer tow pack. New tires, brakes, rotors, windshield, 1 full yr bumper to bumper warranty remaining. 82,700km $25,500, 604-339-9427
2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975. 2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess
1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691 2008 JEEP Sahara 59, 000km, loaded. As new, 3 pce Freedom Top. $17,500. 778-285-1236 2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060
2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812
1996 ACURA RL. Always dealer serviced very good cond new tires/ brakes. $3,400 obo 604.926.8047, firstname.lastname@example.org 2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357
2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111
1997 ACURA TL, 3.2, 190K, 4dr, sunrf, srs/abs, exc cond, loaded $4900, 604-984-4229 2006 CHEVY MALIBU, very clean, auto, a/c, 4 cyl, 100k, runs good, $6,500. 778-855-5206
2005 CHEVY Cobalt LS, $7,995. P/W, P/L, AC, Alloys, S/Roof, New Tires, Auto, Local, All Service Records, 92 kms. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001
2005 JAGUAR S Type, 3L V6, 78,000 km, new brakes, loaded, $13500 604-329-9933
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
2006 CHRYSLER Sebring TOURING (2.7L), 93,000kms. Fully loaded: auto, tilt/cruise, p/w, keyless entry, pwr. driver seat, a/c, etc. 75% front/rear brakes. No accidents / mint cond. $7,750 obo (Surrey) 604-715-7469
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT, 185K Kms, 5 spd, no accidents orig owner, $3,300. 604-746-4142
2004 CHEVY Impala excl cond with a/c, dual air, 73,000kms, 32 mpg on highway, tow pkg incl. $5800 obo. 604-792-0530 Chwk
Parts & Accessories
CASH FOR SOME COMPLETE CARS
2008 CHRYSLER Sebring Convertible. Grey interior/grey exterior. Loaded, priced to sell. $11,900. Please call Richard, 778-222-1040 or 604-454-4000.
2003 CADILLAC CTS, 53K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $14,400 604-864-8199
Engine 302 New, rebuilt, never used since rebuilt, $500 obo. Ford custom wheels, new tires (4), $500 obo. 604-767-4086
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2400 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
1996 MERCURY COUGAR XR7 Only 1 Owner! Sale by owner; Auto trans. Black ext/grey leather interior. Premium sound system, power locks, mirrors, windows & power driver/pass seats, alloy wheels, new tires. Aircared. Good condition. Runs very well. Daily driver. $2,750.00. New West. Email: Kevin@gdm-ca.com Call: Kevin @ 604-765-5840
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1995 FERRARI F355 GTB. Meticulously cared for. Canadian car. Recent full engine out service, new clutch and release bearing, Tubi exhaust, Hyperflow cats, wheel spacers. Drives and looks perfect! A must see! $54,900. Call 778-834-6069
2006 SUZUKI Boulevard 1500cc, flex pipes, new tires, lthr bags, w/screen $4995 1-604-791-1865
2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 cu.in 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXI Coupe Automatic w/ manual mode 108,000 kms, rare, ruby red pearl coat, 3.0 ltr V6, fully loaded, leather, 4 stack CD, Infinity Speaker system, $6,000. 604-467-9348
2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614.
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1997 TOYOTA 4-RUNNER 4x4. 3.4 litre V6, 260,331 km. Running boards, tow package, sunroof & windscreen, flexibility for hauling or holidaying. Air conditioning, power windows, cruise control, alloy wheels, dual front air bags/ ABS brakes, newer timing belt, tires and service history. Great for family! $6000 obo. 604-521-4932 2001 CHEVY Silverado 2500 4x4, reg cab, 160,000k’s, long box, $3500. Phone 1- 604-796-0302
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244,000 Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $9,350. 604-377-5751
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $14,900 obo. 778-889-6557 2006 HONDA Civic EX, $10,995 P/W, P/L, AC, CD, Alloys, 111kms, Local, Exec Condition, Silver. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Automatic 86,000 kms 6 cylinder,leather seats,sunroof,air conditioning 5x cd player 6 way pioneer speakers $12,250. Call: (778) 859-7204
1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270
2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460 2003 FORD E450 , 16’ Box / 7.3L Turbo Diesel , 345K km, $8900, D9921 in Abbts. 1-877-855-6522
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253 1998 ACURA Integra, 5 spd. Alpine MP3 & CD, A/c til 2014, s/r, a/c 195K, $4200 604-719-4703
2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email: email@example.com
2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933
2002 BMW 525i Agent maintained, 200K. M6 wheels, exc cond. $10K (778) 991-4001
2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack 2006 TOYOTA Corolla, standard 5 spd, (loaded), 84km, Silver, like new $10,000 obo. 604-926-0308 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912
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Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
2006 NISSAN Altima SE, 3.5L, V6, auto, tan color, 104,000 km, 1 owner, no accidents, $9,200. Call 604-644-1197
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2007 FORD MUSTANG GT, fully loaded 22,000 kms, $29,500. 604-721-4228
2007 JAGUAR XK Convertible, indigo Blue, 17,900 km, w/3 yr global warr, new micheline tires. $48,000. 1 owner, 604-926-8877
2008 HONDA Civic DX $12,995. Local car, only 69 kms, 0 Down, $140 Bi-Weekly, 60 Months O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
2008 Honda Civic Hybrid Auto 30,000kms.1owner;no accidents $14,200. 604-522-3392
2009 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE/ BUG 35,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr., warranty car proof available, $19,000 serious buyers please, Call 604-836-1014.
19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $5500 obo. 604-817-9004
1996 DODGE Caravan, 217km, aircared, reblt trans 2010, exc shape, $1500 obo. 604-466-0171
2009 Chev Cobalt Coupe LT, only 25,000kms, rare in Canada edition, Bluetooth, auto, glass roof, spoiler, a/c, pwr windows, alloys, balance of factory warranty. $11,850 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer DX, only 53,000kms, 4cyl, auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, balance of factory warranty. $11,500 2008 Nissan Versa 4Dr H/B, only 76,000kms, Bluetooth auto, a/c, pwr windows, silver $8,850 on black. 2005 Smart Convertible (diesel) only 53,000kms, pw, A/C, alloys, Mercedes Benz serviced, silver/black. $8,350
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2007 TOYOTA Yaris Sedan, $8,995, P/W, P/L, AC, CD, Alloys, 124 kms, 0 Down, $99 Bi-Weekly O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
2010 NISSAN Sentra CVT, 43,000 kms, $13,995, P/W, P/L, AC, CD, alloys, 2 to choose from, Easy Finance, 72mos O.A.C. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720
BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: email@example.com
2002 TOYOTA Sienna, XLE loaded, new fr brakes, 170,000 km, $7900. Call 604-943-2586 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3375. 604-846-8593 after 4pm or all day wkends
1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433
2008 HONDA Accord EX, $14,995, P/W, P/L, AC, CD, S/Roof, Like New Alloys, Local, Blk/Blk, Easy Finance 60 months, 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca 2009 SATURN ASTRA XL 4 dr hatchback, auto, many optionssilver, 18,000 kms, $8000 Firm. Call 604-538-4883, 604-329-6225
2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $4900 604-820-0486
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735
2004 CHEV Express 8 pass nr new tires, v8 auto, 188,285km good cond $12,000. 604-856-7455
2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; firstname.lastname@example.org
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1996 Honda Civic CX 157K Excell, maint,1.7L. lady driven, $3,500. Call: (604) 376-3389
2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696
Ad#: VW NEW BEETLE 2005 Cabriolet automatic, immaculate, no accidents,85500 km. $11,000 obo. 604-341-6543
2013 PASSPORT 238ML Ultralite $21,895. #PT132383. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $79,000. Ph 604 795-9967
2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688 1998 37’ Winnebago Chieftain 454, 1slide,53000mi. loaded,very clean,$24,500obo.604-850-4353
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com
2006 ROCKWOOD 31BH, 4 bunks, $19,995. #UTR311. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $6000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408 1996 SEA Breeze 31' (Class A) Heavy duty 460-7.5 litre Ford engine, Fully equipped, $19,900 obo 604-746-5898. Abbotsford
2007 OUTDOORSMEN w/slide. Like new. $18,495. #UWO23521. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426
2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015
9515 2003 Honda Accord EX-V6 190K, 3.0L, excell,no acc.$7,500 Call: (604) 376-3389
12’ ALUMINUM boat, 7.5 Johnson motor (Seahorse), includes all accessories. $1500 obo. Call 604-992-4891
14 ALUMINUM DURABOAT, 25hp evinrude motor, fishing rods, incls trailer, $4750. 604-519-0075
1976 CASCADE Pilothouse Ketch. 42 ft sail boat. New dinghy & outboard motor. Radar & auto pilot. Perfect coastal cruiser. Live aboard. $34,800. 604-538-1410
1982 COMMANDER excellent. condition Bowen Island, $18,000 604-947-92140
1994. 30FT 5th Wheel Citation Supreme Many Upgrades. Very clean. $8,800. (604) 845-0493 (after 5 pm) or text anytime.
MCI COACH 6V92 Turbo, CW 9 spd trans, insullated, built for f/t living, $36,500, 604-733-6629
We Believe Yachting Should be Easier.
9522 INFINITI G35 2003 82k $13,900 one owner, exc. cond. power all, leather, sunroof. 604.721.4414
2004 22’ ADVENTURER, very clean, 62km, sleeps 6, $24,900 obo for quick sale. 604-859-8255
2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894
Professionally managed shared yacht ownership. KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297
2003 NEWMAR Dutch Star, 3 slides, 39’, 65,000mi, full paint freight liner Chassis, 330 Cat engine. Computer desk, solid desk oak cabinets. $78,500. Ph 604-846-5046 Chwk
2007 20’ Monterey, 95 hrs, ski tower, extra stand up cover service rec’d, tandem trailer, like new $23,700. 604-796-9074
Financing & Leasing Available
2011 JAYCO Flight trailer. Loaded! Sleeps 6. Used for only 2 weeks - like new! $22,900. 604-464-1385 or 604-944-8086
2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
For more information on these cars & others call Ted
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564 1989 CHEVROLET Palm Springs Edition, 8 seats w/ hide a bed,190K, $5000, 604-321-0050
2007 BMW 328i, only 52,000kms, $19,995, All Factory Options, Low Kms, Easy Finance up to 60 Months, Excl Condition. 604-522-8889 www.kabaniauto.ca
1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $1100 obo 604-986-2430 firstname.lastname@example.org
2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $10,500. 604 518-3166
North Shores Best
2005 Mercedes Benz E320 Luxury Sedan, only 62,000kms, auto, leather, alloys, glass roof, MB serviced, exceptional condition. $18,850 2010 Toyota Corolla S Pkg, only 13,000kms, auto, pwr windows, a/c, alloys, balance of factory warranty, as new. $15,850 2003 Lexus RX300 AWD Auto, leather, alloys, moon roof, Lexus serviced, 133,800km, silver/grey, leather, extra clean. only $13,850 2004 Mercedes Benz CL230 Coupe, Kompressor only 73,000kms, auto, alloys (new tires), A/C, black/black. $12,850 2003 Mercedes Benz C240 only 49,800kms, auto, moon roof, PS, A/C, Mercedes serviced, very nice, blue/black $12,850
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 1998 SLUMBER queen 7.6’ Import camper 520 kg, new propane 2011, folding alum steps & hand rail, 3 brn stove, porta potti, forced air furn, hyd jacks - hold downs, pressure 50 ltr water/ 3 way fridge/freezer. Will fit short box p/u or import. Excl cond $6500 obo. Ph 604-858-5624 Chwk
2007 TRAIL Lite Modle TL8230, Light Weight. New cond. 1 owner. Extras. $16500 604 224 4927
★2008 30’ 5th wheel. double slideout, lots of storage, new front tires, very clean, 2 entrance bath. $21k. Hitch incl. 604-466-8116 or 604-760-2967 2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071
2002 26’ 5th Wheel, rear entry, mid kitchen, fully loaded, exc cond $12,500 obo. 604-929-2688 2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583
REC Trailer 0 kms restored like new. Sleeps 6. 18’ awning incl. $4,000 obo Call: (604) 255-7150
NEW HIDEOUT 21FQ. lots opts. $16,549. #HT11211. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
NEW PASSPORT 199ML Ultralite, $19,095. #PT111991. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: email@example.com
TODAY'S SUDOKU ANSWERS
HOT SPOT FOR SALE
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
2010 JAYCO 1206 w/slide-out & screen rm. $10,995. #UTJ12062. 604-835-4036. kustomkoachrv.com
For information call
HOME SERVICES 8015
Lawn & Garden
DECKS & FENCES ABEAM Contracting
SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & insured. Washers, dryers, stoves, dishw’rs & fridges. 604-346-8925
Fancy Decks made with quality material. See our work at www.metrods.com call Paul 604-787-7484 R.C.K. CONSTRUCTION Alterations, Renos & Decks. Licensed, Insured 604-970-8110 *STRUCTURAL CHANGES*, framing, finishing, repairs. Professional & precise, 778-233-0559
$20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 www.qualityhc.com
❏ Quality Outdoor Projects ❏ Carpentry ❏ Repairs & more ❏ Reliable ❏ WCB ❏ Insured ❏ References Avail
Call Richard 604-928-2944
INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
AT YOUR HOME GUTTERS North Shore division. Installs, cleaning, repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189
BONDED CLEANERS with 15 yrs exp res & construction cleaning avail for work 604-831-3399
MORRISON CONCRETE Design, excavate, form & place all concrete. 604-988-2840 NEW & REPAIRS. Concrete, Masonry, Rock, Brick, Tile, Stairs, Walls, Slab + more 604-619-2447
LIONS GATE DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-973-0290
VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
Best rates, local, Reliable, 24-7 free est. All job sizes 100% satisfaction. Adam 604-765-8439 A LICENSED electrician #19807 semi-retired, small jobs only. 604-689-1747 pgr 604-686-2319 LIC. ELECTRICIAN #17228. Panel/service upgrades. All types of Home wiring, renovations, small jobs too! Call Larry 604-726-6051
CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101
BATHROOMS & much more. 30 yrs on the North Shore. Working within your budget. 778-387-3626 ON SITE Reno’s. Bathrooms remodelling. Mike 604-351-9316 www.onsiterenovations.com
• New Lawn Installs • Replace Old Lawn • Lawn Drainage • Landscaping • Paving ~ Any size job ~
www.EnglishLawns.com CONSTRUCTIVE LANDSCAPING
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 yrs exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
# 1 BACKHOE, EXCAVATOR & BOBCAT
one mini, drainage, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank removal. Water / sewer line, 24 hours Call 341-4446 or 254-6865 604.649.1213 CEL 604.984.2313 Res/comm, Excavating, Bobcat, Trucking, Water Lines, Sewer Lines, Drainage, Landscaping. Hrly/Contract. Free Estimates.
NORTH SHORE FENCES Quality work by professionals Repairs and construction Call 604-230-3559
• Cut & Edge • Hedge Trimming • Yard Clean Ups • Garden Services We will cut your lawn while you are away on Summer Holiday ~ FREE QUOTES ~
604.986.0003 Ofﬁce 604.561.9100 Colin 604.218.7644 Al firstname.lastname@example.org
A.All Area Gardening Service Lawn Maintenance • Aerating Moss Control • Power Raking Trim • Prune • Top • Gen. Clean-Up
604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988
“The Grass is Greener”
AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476
Al Isaac (former owner of West Van Shell) & son Colin
Lawn maint, cleanups, moss control, aerating, trim, top, prune. All types of lawn and garden apps. Free est.
A1 Italian Cement Repairs rock walls patios, sidewalks, drainage. 30+yrs exp. Exc Ref’s 604-992-9010
STEMS AND SEEDS Complete lawn & garden services. Res/ Comm Fully ins WCB, 25 yrs on North Shore. Chris 604-925-0464 B. DHALIWAL GARDENING & LANDSCAPING LTD Lawn maintenance, general cleanup, power raking, moss control, aerating. Complete lawn/ garden serv. Bill 604-317-9961 Cert. horticulturists 604-518-5661 Scott H. Design & Maintenance KatsuraLandscaping.ca ★CNN★ Specializing in Weeding! Maint & Yard Work Free Est. Nick 778-840-6573 ENGLISH LANDSCAPER gardener, 30 yrs exp, complete garden maint. Les 604-209-8853 ENGLISH LAWNS: We install and replace. Drainage and Landscaping. Any size job. Nick 604-929-7732 JB GARDEN SERVICE Hedges, trimming & cleanups, weeding. Call Terry 604-354-6649
Lawn & Garden
A.A. BEST PRO
GARDEN SERVICES LTD. Lawn Maintenance, General Clean-Up, Power Raking, Moss Control, Aerating. Trim, Top, Prune. All types of lawn & garden applications. Free Est.
Clean modern trucks Full packing service & materials Daily weekly monthly storage Everything from china to pianos Debit/mc/visa/amex smoothermovers.ca
Oil Tank Removal
A-1 PAINT CO. Summer 10% OFF Special Exterior Repainting Free Est. - 15 Years Exp. Insured /WCB
Fully Insured 20 yrs. exp. • Free Est. Call 604INTERIOR & EXTERIOR SPECIALS 10% OFF
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
& POWERWASHING Speedy Response • Warrantied • Professional & Reliable Free Estimates
Call Peter: 778.858.5793
RICKY DEWAN PAINTING Interior - Exterior - Strata • Pressure Washing • Small Repairs
A LADY Painter, meticulous, prof & color consult, 20 yrs on North Shore. exc refs. 604-961-3451
★SEA TO SKY PAINTING ★ Guaranteed Superior Craftsmanship, Insured Int/ext Refs. Free Estimates. Carter 604-790-4554 ★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reas. rates. BBB, 604-809-3842
SUNDECKS - ALL TYPES Stairs, Patios and Repairs. 30 years exp. Call 778-836-6466
MOVING & STORAGE
1175 W.15 St. North Van
Garbage Removal • Deliveries
Licensed & Insured
Give us an estimate and we will beat it!
WESTMOR Plumbing Ltd Res/Com, Professional Service flat rate 7 days/wk 604-551-8531 Free Est - Lic - Ins - Bonded
FATHER & SON Power washing, Free estimate. Affordable 604-299-4791
PS POWERWASHING All types of powerwashing. Reas rates. Summer Disc. Peter, 778-858-5793 WEST COAST Home Services Power washing, window & gutter cleaning. Guaranteed lowest price WCB insured 604-984-4147
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Renovations & Home Improvement
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005 ★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617 www.oceansidemechanical.com
PLUMBING & DRAINAGE
Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695
LOCAL MOVERS big/small, Deliveries, Rubbish, Recyling, good service 604-603-3533, 925-3186
24/7. 604-987-7473, 604-721-6075.
GLOBAL PLUMBING BBB+ Lic. Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/hr,
Renovations & Home Improvement
RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit ccirenos.com and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384
Roofing 8250 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
SUMMER SPECIAL! $500 CREDIT
26 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty
All Season Rooﬁng
Re-Rooﬁng & Repairs Specialists 20 year Labour Warranty available
LIONS GATE ROOFING 604-722-1105
Kitchens - Bathrooms • Decks - Basements • Custom Cabinets & Furniture • Wall Art Paintings • Fully Licensed & Insured
A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437
Aldo: 604-537-2444 BATH & OTHER RENO’S
30 yr exp. Great Prices, Excellent Workmanship, Little Inconviences. Working within your budget
All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357
Superior Cove Tops & Cabinets
#3 - 8652 Joffre Ave, Burnaby ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)805-8463/ 986-4026
ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors. 604-521-1567
FAIRWAY PAINTING 604 729-1234 MATCO DESIGN - Renovations
*Additions *Quality Work *Ref’s 30 years experience! 604-720-1564 email@example.com
ROD’S RUBBISH REMOVAL Prompt, reliable, reasonable. 7 days/week. Rod 604-985-7193 STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009 www.studentworksdisposal.com
ALL STUCCO, chimney concrete and cement work. Professional, reasonable reliable 604-715-2071
DC STUCCO. 20 years experience. Fast, friendly service. All types of finishes. 604-788-1385
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530 Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333
#1 TRAILER TRASH BOYS
We haul everything, no load too big or small, we do it all. Free est. 604-317-2500/ 929-7195 604-RUBBISH, 782-2474 We remove & recycle anything. Free est. Large or small jobs. www.604rubbish.com BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable. BIN SERVICES for your Dirt Fill, Rock, Concrete or Asphalt Jobs. ● Load up to 8 c/yd-Demo 20 c/yd
★All Tiling, Repairs, Remodels Bathrooms, kitchens, patios. Free est. Call Mike 604-761-4448 or www.members.shaw.ca/msot
DALTON TRUCKING LTD.
Top Soil, Garden Soil, Fill Soil, Sand, Gravel, and More. Small and Large Deliveries. - Or you can pick up Dump Site for Dirt, Concrete, Asphalt. Dirt,Rock,Demo Bins, U-Load. Recycled Products, Blast Rock, Round Rock, Sorted Rocks
87 Mountain Hwy, N.Van.
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING North Shore division. New roofs & repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189
Plywood Kitchen Cabinets & Refacing, Counter Tops • In business 50 years 604-879-9191
DISPOSAL BINS: All bins start at $145 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com
ABEAM Contracting ★ Reno’s, Decks, Fences & Construction, WCB & Insured, Richard 604-928-2944
LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-929-6956
POWERWASHING - Summer Special Affordahomeservices.ca Call Tyler 778-386-3783
AVALLON PAINTING LTD Inter/Ext, Res/Comm, WCB, Ins. Free est. 25 yrs exp. 604-353-5893
1 to 3 Men
SAVE ON PLUMBING Licensed Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/HR. Same day service. 604-987-7473 Samy
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
Moving & Storage
ALL-WAYS PAINTING LTD Houses, Buildings, Renos. In/Out, License & Ins. Call 604-985-0402
T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117 ww.tastonewall.com
HOME SERVICES Norvan Plumbing Heating&Gas Service -renos - construction. Lic. Bonded Ins. Matt 604-988-4644
Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee
Call John 604-817-6093
To place your ad in “Call the Experts" call 604-630-3300
Quality Work You Can Trust!
ARCADIA STONEWORK bricks, blocks, natural, cultured & paving stones. Alex - 778-895-6170
2012 Special Aeration, moss control and lawn maintenance, $95 604-726-9153 & 604-926-1526
Custom Homes, Additions, Kitchens, Bathrooms Decks, Porches, Structural Repairs, Windows, Doors
TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Removal & Remediation Specialists. res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234
A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $127. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700
Canadian Home Builders’ Association • Four SAM Awards Best Custom Home & Best Renovation in Canada Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association • Six Georgie Awards
604-299-5831 – Cell 604-833-7529
Call ThE Experts
Moving & Storage
TOP SOIL, sand, gravel, etc. Pick-up or Delivery. Headwater Management, 175 Harbour Ave, North Van 604-985-6667
8185 SEA to SKY Landscaping Stone specialist 778 874-5748 seatoskycreations.com
Allwest Garden Service
WITH ALL life throws at you, who has time to clean? Call Merry Maids. 604-980-6100
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TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery 175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver
Window Cleaning A GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE
• Window cleaning • Power washing • Gutter cleaning/repairs • WCB insured • Free estimates
Sand, Gravel, Soil, Rock Deliveries
Need help with your Home Renovation?
DISPOSAL BIN RENTALS 7 days a wk. Fast service 604-985-4211 orangebins.com
Find it in the Classiﬁeds!
Dalton Trucking 604-986-6944
2011 Reader’s Choice Platinum Winner
16,485 STARTING FROM
816 Automall Drive, North Vancouver
Gas Card on ALL new 2012 Civic models
Civic Sedan EX-L FB2F9CKNX
INCLUDES FREIGHT AND PDI.
OUR LOWEST INTRODUCTORY SEDAN PRICE IN 15 YEARS
#$500 gas card offer applies only to retail customer purchase, lease or finance agreements on all new 2012 Civic models. Gas card offer includes HST/GST where applicable. Valid only on purchase, lease or finance agreements concluded at participating Honda retailers. Offer valid from August 1st through August 31st, 2012 at participating Honda retailers. **MSRP is $16,485 including freight and PDI of $1,495 based on a new 2012 Civic Sedan DX MT model FB2E2CEX. Model shown is Civic Sedan EX-L Navi FB2F9CKNX. Offers valid only for British Columbia residents at BC Honda Dealers locations. Offers subject to change or cancellation without notice. Terms and conditions apply. €Civic is the #1 selling passenger car in Canada 14 years running based on the December 2011 sales results. Visit www.bchonda.com or see your Honda retailer for full details.
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