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’STACHING IN ON MOVEMBER: PoCo firefighters Ryan Masi, Adam Myles, Kirk Paterson and Capt. Dieter Kulhanek are preparing for Movember, a mustache-growing charitable event that raises money and awareness for prostate cancer research. See story, Page 5.

Two routes Murray-Clarke can take Jennifer McFee jmcfee@thenownews.com Port Moody council is seeking a new vision for the future of the Murray-Clarke corridor. The city is embarking on a “visioning exercise” with TransLink to review options for the corridor before removing it from the major road network (MRN). For nearly a year, council has considered removing Guildford Way, Murray Street and Clarke Street from the MRN to make them part of the local road network. Discussions began after TransLink confirmed there is currently no money to build the Murray-Clarke Connector. City staff identified two main options for the visioning exercise discussions. The first idea is to maintain the existing predominant two lanes of travel, while the second idea is to improve the corridor to carry more traffic. For Coun. Diana Dilworth, there may be other avenues to consider. “I think it’s important to note … that TransLink has indicated that they are supporting moving forward with a joint visioning exercise. They are willing to work with us and, seriously, they need to

be. I think they understood very clearly if they’re not going to provide the corridor, there’s going to be a number of transportation issues they have to resolve,” Dilworth said at Tuesday’s council meeting. “I think this gives us the opportunity to speak with business owners who are down there, people who use that route. I think using creativity and looking at a number of different options, we can come up with a solution that’s not as confrontational as taking the road out of the MRN.” Coun. Mike Clay agreed. “If [TransLink] has a better idea, then we should be all ears for that,” Clay said. “But I think that this report lays out an excellent framework for talking to TransLink in light of the fallback position, for this is prior to continuing to remove this from the MRN.” Removal of the Murray-Clarke corridor from the MRN could have a financial impact of $492,465 per year, or an average 1.86-per-cent tax increase, according to a city staff report. These numbers include a loss of TransLink contributions to capital and operating costs, as well as a potential loss of grants for improvement projects. For Coun. Gerry Nuttall, these costs are too high. “I’m not prepared to simply take it out [of the MRN] and charge the taxpayers of this city

$500,000,” Nuttall said. “I think we have to do our due diligence.” Coun. Bob Elliott, however, feels the city has been waiting long enough. “We’ve been waiting 20 years for this … I just sound like an old broken record in this. But what’s the point in talking to them anymore? They’re not even listening anyway. It’s off their books. It’s not even on their radar. They’ve told us that many, many times,” Elliott said. “The only action I can see on this is taking this out of the MRN as council voted to do … Enough is enough. We have to take immediate action on this.” For Coun. Karen Rockwell, the solution doesn’t have to be all or nothing. “I think there’s endless possibilities for that corridor and I think this provides us with the opportunity to sit down with TransLink and say ‘Here it is.’ It doesn’t have to be all or nothing,” Rockwell said. “Clearly right now, it’s nothing. TransLink’s not doing anything. We’re not getting our Murray-Clarke Connector. It may end up that way at the end of the day, but maybe there are some creative solutions in working with the residents and the businesses and commuters.” Council agreed that staff should move forward with the visioning exercise framework.

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Parents at Alderson Elementary are still struggling to restock emergency supplies after vandals stole the school’s safety stash in the spring. Vandals broke into Alderson’s emergency supply bin in May and took more than $2,100 worth of safety supplies. Anna Buchan, parent advisory council (PAC) treasurer, said they have started to restock using money raised through last year’s fundraisers. “It’s so sad. We’re trying to replenish everything we can. To me, it doesn’t make any sense. It’s just too bad,” Buchan said. “The PAC’s trying to do what they can. It’s something so important. I think the school district should replace it. But I guess if they do it for one school, they have to do it for everybody.” Wendy Bennett, School District 43’s health and safety manager, said two other schools — James Park Elementary and Minnekhada Middle — also had their emergency supplies stolen last year. The school district is not able to fund all supplies at each school on its annual budget of $20,000 for emergency preparedness. “The budget focused on supplies initially. When it started, we provided $500 per elementary school. Then we gave them a huge list and priced it all out. We were able to do a bulk buy and get them  CONT. ON PAGE 4, see PARENTS.

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Hotel clears hurdle John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com It won’t hurt the little guy because it’s a different game entirely. That was the message from officials with the Great Canadian Casino Corp. two days after Coquitlam council began the early approval stages towards building a new hotel at the United Boulevard Casino. With the exception of Couns. Lou Sekora and Neal Nicholson, council approved the first three readings of a zoning amendment Monday to allow for an 11-storey hotel to be built next to the popular Coquitlam casino. Some of the concerns at the public hearing, and other events promoting the new venture, centred around the belief that the new building would squeeze out other hotels from the local market. Not so, says Great Canadian vice-president Howard Blank. “I know it’s not apples to apples, but if you look at some of the smaller motor inns and things like that in Richmond, they have seen a boon from our business since we opened up the River Rock,” he said. “There are a number of people who do not want to pay the prices that we are charging at the resort. We are not going to undercut these other hotels.” The hotel still needs to pass fourth and final reading next month, and Blank’s company hasn’t set a firm timeline as to when the new lodging could open. If and when it does, it will also include a conference centre, banquet hall, spa, lounge and restaurant space, on top of 181 rooms. Outside of Monday’s public hearing, a separate public consultation was held in late August — of the 36 comments

received about the proposal, 29 were opposed while seven were in favour of the new development. A city staff report notes that about 75 per cent of those in opposition to the hotel were “employees of the Best Western at 319 North Rd. or residents concerned about the hotel market in Coquitlam.” “Do we prevent a new coffee shop from opening up in our city because it might put the old coffee shop at risk? I think we have to be mindful of that, but these are completely different markets,” said Mayor Richard Stewart. “The guest that wants to watch a world-class performer at the Red Robinson and then stay overnight wants to be at the casino.” For Nicholson, his vote against the proposal was rooted in two elements: his opposition to gambling and the belief that a hotel near the casino would prevent another hotel from being built in the City Centre area. “I think we need a hotel in the City Centre and I think building a hotel elsewhere reduces our chances of getting that. It pushes the timeline out,” he said in an interview. Sekora echoed those sentiments Wednesday, suggesting the proposed hotel would stall any hotel development in the City Centre for upwards of a decade. “If we had a hotel built in the Coquitlam Centre first, then I would have definitely supported the one at the casino,” Sekora said. “But now, if this thing gets built, it will certainly be 10 to 15 years before a hotel goes into Coquitlam Centre. There won’t be demand for the rooms. It’s bad, bad timing.” Fourth and final reading for the proposal is likely to take place some time in November. twitter.com/johnkurucz

Golden Spike repays city loan Jennifer McFee jmcfee@thenownews.com The Golden Spike Days Festival is back in the black. Festival society president Sally Comin presented Port Moody city council with a $14,000 cheque Tuesday to repay the outstanding balance on its loan. The society originally borrowed $16,000 from the city in 2009. Last year, $2,000 was repaid, and another $5,000 was supposed to be repaid in 2011. In April, however, Comin asked council to forgive all or part of the outstanding balance. Council rejected the idea but gave the society until October to review its finances and report back with a new repayment schedule. “In light of the continuing economic turbulence, we needed to develop and adhere to a balanced budget. We raised funds through our own fundraising efforts, through grants from both the federal and provincial government, and through significant contributions from our main sponsors, Pacific Coast Terminals and Port Metro Vancouver,” Comin said at Tuesday’s council meeting. “At the same time, we had to allot less to staging and paid events and looked at more lowcost entertainment that would continue to draw the public — a

hard task, as you can imagine, but we managed to do just that.” Volunteers and community members also stepped forward to help out, she added. “So many community businesses came forward with great ideas and cost-cutting measures. For example, we worked with the Port Moody Museum this year, tying the two locations together to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the railway. There were heritage actors milling about both sites. The museum had a scavenger hunt all throughout the park, and there was also a miniature train display,” Comin said. “We had a traditional and family feel to the whole event and would love to see even more of that next year, bringing back some more old-fashioned flavour. Our goal was to bring together the community as much as possible, and we definitely achieved that.” Although the festival had a successful year, the hard work must continue, organizers say. “While we had a great year, we still need to be mindful that economically as a whole, the country is not out of the woods yet,” Comin said. “Our success could also not have been achieved without our wonderful volunteers and sponsors, to whom we are truly grateful.” twitter.com/jennifermcfee

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Parents are attempting to replenish supplies can you imagine? How would that person feel? Do these people have no conscience?” she asked. “Usually Alderson doesn’t have vandalism. There’s so

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a ton of stuff,” Bennett said. “The next year, we were able to do that for middle schools. Last year, we provided secondaries with some supplies, and we provided some assistance to schools that are in need of other supplies.” Plans are underway for how to allocate this year’s emergency funds. “There’s so many schools and there’s so much demand for money. They try to put the money that they have, as much as they can, in the classrooms,” Bennett said. “So the fact that we have a portion allocated for emergency preparedness supplies is fabulous.” Emergency supply bins often contain food, water, shovels, tools, tarps, flashlights, lanterns, pop-up shelters, first aid kits and more. “If you were to set up camp outside, it has everything you would need in the event that the school was not to be reoccupied. For the kids that don’t get picked up initially, we’re going to need to keep them,” Bennett said. “Chances are, starting at this time of year, it will be raining and cold. They would set up so the students who hadn’t been picked up would have somewhere to stay warm and dry.” At one local school, a family donated a barbecue to the emergency stocks. “One of the biggest things if we have a major earthquake is the ability to have hot food. It’s much more comforting

many community people in the area. We couldn’t believe it. Who would do that?” Anyone interested in donating to Alderson can contact the school at 604-939-8301.

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water is concerned, they want to replace it because it’s all expired. In that case, it may be the PAC that gets involved.” Meanwhile at Alderson, Buchan and other parents are working to replenish emergency resources. “It’s a necessity. It’s something that needs to be done. It’s disturbing,” Buchan said. “Some of the stuff is just outrageously expensive, so we

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Firefighters to stick with ’staches for Movember shave-off fee, so if somebody grows their moustache but only lasts two weeks because it looks so horrible, we’re going to charge them for it if they shave it off.”

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Enforce leash laws along trails I am typically a bike rider on the PoCo River Trail and so I am constantly encountering dogs off-leash, other people on bikes riding side by side, couples with their children, etc. It would be nice if people were aware that they should be walking, riding and strolling on the right side of the path in the direction they are travelling. Parents should educate their children that they should be biking and walking on the right. People who stop to talk to friends should try to move off of the path To The so traffic can still flow through. People with ear buds in who cannot hear anything around them should be on the correct side, always. If the city were to put up some signs regarding sharing the pathways and which is the safe side to travel on, this would be very helpful to those who don’t know and also for those who do. People in general seem extremely self-centred and many are completely unaware that they are not the only person on the trail at any given time. As a bike rider, I feel as if I am going through an obstacle course and it can be very frustrating and sometimes

very frightening. On a number of occasions I have had close calls with small dogs running straight at me or across the path in front of my bike. The owners of these dogs don’t seem to realize how dangerous it would be if I fell off of my bike, or perhaps they just don’t care. There has never been an apology for any incident I have ever encountered as to the fact that someone could have been seriously hurt and the situation could have been completely avoided if the rules were being followed. Editor I feel that the city has a responsibility for the safety of everyone who uses the parks, and I presume that is why these laws were created in the first place. I have never seen a bylaw officer anywhere on the PoCo River Trail handing out warnings or fines and perhaps at the same time they could hand out rewards to the pet owners who have their animals on a leash. On most days, there is about 30-per-cent compliance to the leash law — that is some pretty easy money. Theresa Hendriks Coquitlam

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hildhood diabetes continues to grow as a major health problem across Canada and North America. That’s probably not what you want to hear, just around the time that Halloween is the first thing on all the kids’ minds — Halloween and the bags of treats they hope to score, either creeping out the neighbourhood with their clever costumes or joining friends at festive, and generally sweets-laden, parties. But this is a time of year when parents probably are most justified in getting “spooked” about sugar. Going on a sugar binge isn’t good for anyone’s health — not at any age. But asking your kids to pass on an all-out sugar high doesn’t mean they have to pass up the treats altogether. The Canadian Diabetes Association, a national organization committed to providing helpful resources for people affected by diabetes, offers these tips for turning trick-ortreating into healthy eating this Halloween: • Sort through the stash. After trick-or-treating, have children go through their bounty and pick out their favourite sweets. Ration them out evenly with snacks or after meals. Halloween treats also make a great addition to packed school lunches. • It doesn’t have to be sweet to be a treat. Instead of filling bags with sugar, give out non-food treats like yoyos, temporary tattoos, magic tricks and dollar store gags. • Walk, don’t drive. Staying active is important for any child’s development and to help maintain a healthy body weight. Instead of driving through the neighbourhood to trickor-treat, walk with your child or offer to walk with several of their friends. • Make a healthy meal part of the deal. Eating a balanced meal, including vegetables and protein, before heading out for Halloween fun will make kids less likely to snack on their goodies while they’re out trickor-treating. For more information and diabetes resources, visit www.diabetes.ca/diabetes-and-you/ youth/special-occasions.

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Maintaining ICBC ‘a disservice to B.C. drivers’

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owned insurance company with a monopoly over the f the B.C. government is looking for a policy provision of basic coverage, which includes personal issue that’s sure to be a winner with voters, it injury and liability coverage. In other words, the need look no further than the issue of the provprovincial government refuses to allow any other ince’s high auto insurance rates. insurer to offer coverage for personal injury or perContrary to the myth promoted by public auto sonal liability. insurance monopolies and their supporters, B.C. Past studies on the affordability of drivers pay higher premiums relative to auto insurance by my colleagues have drivers in most other provinces, a fact consistently found that insurance costs confirmed by a new comparison of autoless in provinces where insurance is mobile insurance premiums across all 10 delivered through an appropriately provinces. The average premium paid by Neil Mohindra regulated, private sector insurance B.C. drivers exceeded $1,100 in 2009. market where insurers compete against That is the second highest rate of all each other to attract business. provinces. The average premium in 2009 From 2007 through 2009, the four provinces was slightly lower than premiums in the previous two years, which exceeded $1,200. Nevertheless, B.C. where auto insurance has been most costly and least affordable are B.C., Manitoba, Ontario and drivers paid the highest average rates in 2007 for Saskatchewan. With the exception of Ontario, which their insurance coverage and the second highest in has significantly high claims costs per passenger 2008. vehicle for a number of reasons including the prevaIn contrast, average premiums in Alberta never lence of insurance fraud, what these provinces have exceeded $1,000 during these same three years in common is the presence of a government-run except for 2009 when the average premium was auto insurance monopoly. $1,004. Insurance was even more affordable across Insurance is more affordable in Alberta and the all four Atlantic provinces, where average premiums Atlantic provinces, which have private sector marnever exceeded $800 in any of the three years examkets. The only province with a government-run ined in the study. What can be done in B.C. to improve affordability? insurance monopoly that performs well in affordability is Quebec, where the monopoly is limited to bodThe B.C. auto insurance market is dominated by the ily industry leaving the rest of insurance coverage to Insurance Corp. of British Columbia, a government-

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the private sector, and where mandatory insurance coverage requirements are lower. The results of this new comparison, as well as previous versions by my colleagues, are not surprising. In contrast to government monopolies, in order to survive and earn a return on capital, private insurers must be efficient in all aspects of the business, including claims management, pricing strategies and customer service. In private sector insurance markets, insurers have to compete for their customers, and a big part of that is providing competitive pricing. Individual insurers develop their own risk rating systems to price policies, which are approved by local regulators. Drivers in B.C. should be asking why the provincial government continues to restrict consumer choice and forces them to purchase auto insurance at rates higher than necessary. Maintaining ICBC as a government monopoly has served no public interest objective and has been a disservice to B.C. drivers. A move to an appropriately regulated competitive market is long overdue. Neil Mohindra is the director of the Centre for Financial Policy Studies at the Fraser Institute, as well as co-author of the study The Personal Cost and Affordability of Auto Insurance in Canada: 2011 Edition.


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Bad science makes for bad TV I

should stop watching TV. I really need to cut down on the time I spend banging my head on the coffee table and shaking with rage. Now, it’s not bad acting or bad writing or even cheap reality shows that drive me to madness. It’s bad science. You wouldn’t think this would come up so often, but TV screenwriters and directors seem to go to a special institute where Matthew scientific knowledge is removed from their brains, possibly with hot needles and bleach. To be clear, I know that there are some things we’ll just have to take for granted, based on TV budgets. Antigravity and artificial gravity aren’t possible, but having the cast of Star Trek float around on wires would be awkward. Likewise, faster-thanlight travel is impossible, but getting Captain Kirk to his next encounter with a bouffant-haired space babe would take too long without it. But when a show makes science a big part of its premise and pretends to be getting it right, things get painful. Consider Unforgettable, a new series that’s about a former cop with hyperthymesia. This is a condition presented as perfect recall of all past events. So the main character can

confidently walk out of a crime scene having scanned the place once, and need never glance at a photo of it again. But while a lot of articles present hyperthymesia as a photographic memory, it’s more complicated than that. The most famous hyperthymestic is a woman named Jill Price, who has astonishing recall of the events of her own life. But dig a bit deeper, and her memory isn’t perfect. Given a normal memory Claxton test, such as a list of items of information to commit to memory, she doesn’t do better than anyone else. She can remember her own life, it seems, because she can’t stop obsessively thinking about it. Then there’s Terra Nova. Yay! A show about dinosaurs! I love dinosaurs! Oh, wait, the creators know absolutely nothing and are just making crap up as they go along? Boo! Terra Nova is set 85 million years in the past. So of course it has Brachiosaurus and Allosaurus (lived about 150 million years ago) and Carnotaurus (lived about 75 million years ago) and a bunch of made-up dinosaurs. One of the characters tosses off a remark in the pilot, intended to establish her as the smart one, about the brachiosaurus’ incisors — except

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that dinosaurs never had incisors, or molars or canines. Only mammals have specialized kinds of teeth. The writer couldn’t be bothered to look up a single real fact for her to announce? This brings out my nerd rage until my face turns red, my head explodes and my girlfriend has to scrape my brains off the walls. You know what makes for good TV? Real science. Hyperthymesia is fascinating, and Price has said it’s as much a burden as a gift. Dinosaurs existed from 220 million years ago to 65 million years ago, and as far more than killing machines to menace a few good guys. Likewise, there are interesting stories of forensic science that don’t involve neon-lit labs with instant DNA matching, stories set in the silent vacuum of space that don’t have loud explosions, and tales of history that don’t involve secret Jesus conspiracies. If you want to just make stuff up, you can. One of my favourite shows is about a vampire slayer, after all. But if you want to tell stories with science, please do it right. Do your homework, read a book, maybe two. Good science leads to better stories than bad science.

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Sunday, October 30th, 2011

M(%"$#!(&# B('' This Magical Evening Includes: A Fabulous Three Course Dinner, Live Music Performed by Luna Rossa, A Ballroom Dance Performance by Ten-Dance Champions George & Wendy Pytlik with a Cocktail Reception at 5:00 pm followed by dinner at 6:00 pm Tickets are $75 and are available online at www.caydance.ca or at Caydance Studios 2071 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam 778-999-9796

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Shutters would be cheaper than repairs to windows Re: “School windows wrecked,” Friday, Sept. 9. Both my sons attended this school (Kwayhquitlum Middle), and I was an active PAC member at the time they attended. I could not understand why this school, along with any other school, is not built with shutters. It seems to me that from an education standpoint, School District 43 is not very intelligent — and surely in the long run insurance claims and premiums have far outweighed the cost of shutters. C. Taylor Port Coquitlam

Matthew Claxton writes for The NOW’s sister paper, The Langley Advance.

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Fraser Health looks at Coquitlam residents John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com Eat your veggies, get more active and kick the nic. That was the overarching message at Coquitlam City Hall Monday, when a trio of Fraser Health representatives gave the city’s land use committee an introduction to a multi-jurisdictional health initiative called the Healthier Communities Partnership. A partnership between the province, local health authorities and individual municipalities, the newly launched program aims to encourage more collaboration among all parties to deliver better health outcomes and lifestyles. Fraser Health community health specialist

“A lot of these numbers go across the board Ruth Hellerud-Brown was among the presenters Monday, and her discussion pointed to local throughout B.C. We need to be healthier, we need to be more active, we need to eat more numbers that, for the most part, coincide with fruits and vegetables and we regional averages. need to continue to reduce Stats from 2008 point to smoking rates — those are the cancer as the leading cause “Coquitlam’s numbers three keys.” of death in 2008 (33.5 per Stats looking at the Fraser cent), followed by heart disare pretty similar to North region, which encomease at (19.1 per cent) in the averages right passes the Tri-Cities, New the Coquitlam local health across Fraser Health.” Westminster, Burnaby, Maple authority. However, the local Ridge and Pitt Meadows, sughealth authority does have gest residents are less physiclower rates of diabetes, asthma, heart disease and hypertension Ruth Hellerud-Brown ally active than the provincial Fraser Health average. The report also sugcompared to B.C. and Fraser gests that only 45 per cent of Health averages. residents eat the five recom“Coquitlam’s numbers are mended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. pretty similar to the averages right across The provincial average in that area is slightly Fraser Health,” Hellerud-Brown said.

King Ed corridor reopens Saturday Motorists who use United Boulevard will notice significant improvements in access to the area beginning tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 29), according to the City of Coquitlam. The King Edward corridor is set to reopen, featuring a new overpass. “The King Edward Overpass is a strategic new connection that reconnects historic Maillardville to the Fraser River, as well as providing a reliable link for local businesses and residents,” Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart said in a press release. “The city would like to thank all of the businesses, neighbours and visitors to the area for your patience during the construction. This link enhances the long-term viability for future development along the Fraser River.” The new overpass, replacing the narrow three-lane underpass, is designed to reduce congestion and improve traffic movement between Lougheed Highway and United Boulevard with four lanes of traffic that pass over Highway 1 and the railway tracks. “The new overpass will also enhance cycling and pedestrian movements with a four-metre wide, multi-use pathway that connects Mackin Park on the north side to the proposed riverfront development at Fraser Mills on the south side,” said general manager of strategic initiatives Maurice Gravelle. Vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists can start using the new overpass at approximately 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, but are reminded that there will be some ongoing work over the next few months to complete the finishing touches. The city is planning a grand opening community event in the new year to celebrate Coquitlam’s newest piece of infrastructure.

more than 43 per cent. For Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart, instigating change starts with the youngest of the young. “Whether our kids are making the right choices at school is an anguish that every parent feels,” he said. “Change starts with getting kids into the right habits. We’ve spent three years arguing for a U-Pass for Douglas College, and with that, it brings up an entire generation making better and more sustainable choices about transportation.” Hellerud-Brown said it’s too early to set an end date for the Healthier Communities Partnership, and that benchmarks haven’t been set yet. “What we’re looking at is the Healthier Communities Partnerships as a starting point to work with municipalities,” she said.

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The Honeyflowers, above, perform tonight (Friday) in Port Coquitlam, while works by Carly Bates, centre, and the LaNaDa Artist Faction, right, are on display at Coquitlam’s Place des Arts through Nov. 5.

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hether it’s light or the divine, Coquitlam’s Place des Arts is playing host to three exhibits focusing on vastly different topics through early November. Housed in the Atrium Gallery, Carly Bates’ exhibit Everything But Light interprets light in multiple layers and examines how the mind perceives light when observed from different angles and viewpoints. Using different layers of glaze and paint, Bates’ works allow light to travel through her art to trigger an emotional response from the viewer. Consisting of members Lanni Sulje, Nancie Green and David Miller, the LaNaDa Artist Faction has its multimedia exhibit, Never A Place, on display in the Leonore Peyton Salon. Taking their inspiration from the famous Henry Miller quote “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things,” the trio’s exhibit combines original oil paintings, digital art and photography depicting everything from architecture to arboretums. My Heaven is a collection of both acrylic and oil paintings highlighting artists Shin Jae Yue’s interest in Eros, the Greek god of love and beauty. Focusing on flowers, naturescapes and people, Yu’s works strive to convey themes of love and delight, life and birth, and death and sorrow. All three exhibits will be on display through Saturday, Nov. 5. For more information, see www.placedesarts.ca.

Honeyflowers offer up harmony

Using the likes of Kasey Chambers, Lucinda Williams and Emmylou Harris as their creative muse, the Honeyflowers will perform tonight (Friday, Oct. 28) as part of the ongoing

Crossroads Hospice performance series in Port Coquitlam. Consisting of band members Betty Berda and Shelley Stevens, the duo combines guitars, banjos, harmonicas and clarinets to create their signature sound. The show gets underway at the Gathering Place at 7 p.m., with open mic performers taking to the stage from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. before John the Honeyflowers play at 9 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door, and the Gathering Place is located at 1100-2253 Leigh Sq.

Footlight’s production of The Wizard of Oz runs Nov. 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees are offered Nov. 6, 11, 13 and 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets range in price between $20 and $43, and can be purchased at www.ticketstonight.ca.

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Tri-Cities actors head to Oz

Whether they’re on stage or calling the shots from the director’s chair, Tri-Cities thespians have their fingerprints all over an upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz in Burnaby. The Footlight Theatre Company production runs from Nov. 4 to 19 at Burnaby’s Michael J. Fox Theatre and is being headed up by Coquitlam director Lalainia Lindbjerg Strelau. The cast and crew consist of more than 70 people, many of who hail from the Tri-Cities. Port Moody participants include Kimberly Page, Lauren Phillips, Alyssya Swales, Ciana Swales, Jeffrey Wallace, Jillian Perkins, Joanne Perkins, Julia MacLean, Bryce MacGregor, Elaine Lindbjerg, Trevor Kobayashi and Emilie Redekopp. The Coquitlam contingent in the Footlight production includes Jennifer Gillis, Nicole Tortora, Sydney Waack, Anna Waack, Jason Persiani, Jocelyn Tsui, Haruka Kubo, Hannah Wiebe, Shaleigh Lachance, Tyler Wong and Kallista Jones. The cast is rounded out by PoCo participants Jianna Ballard, Helen Volkow and Julia Ziegler.

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Terry Fox Secondary will host its 18th-annual Trivia Night on Saturday, Nov. 19 to raise money for the school’s music department. Kicking off at 6:30 p.m., the event will feature 48 teams consisting of eight players each, with various groups being asked to answer 10 questions on a variety of topics including music, sports, history and entertainment. Those teams will be competing for prizes from local vendors and businesses, while door prizes, gift packs, sports equipment, a silent auction and a raffle draw will also be on tap for those who attend. The purpose of the Nov. 19 fundraiser is twofold: to raise funds to help students travel to Cuba in March, and to have extra cash flow to repair music equipment and buy music supplies as needed for the school’s program. Tickets cost $20 each and can be purchased by calling Colleen at 604-802-9231.

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Coquitlam actor on Surrey stage

Coquitlam’s Emily Wilson is taking part in the Surrey Little Theatre production of At First Sight, which runs from Oct. 27 to Nov. 26. At First Sight follows the story of a 48-yearold widow who finds herself entangled in a sibling rivalry with her sister Verna, while also dealing with the sibling rivalry playing out between her two sons. “The play, written by Anne Pié, is a hilarious comedy about two generations of siblings and a mysterious love interest who turns all their worlds upside down,” said director Julia Ainsworth in a press release. “The play is performed by a complement of seasoned actors, who take us through a fast-moving day in the life of the Californian middle-class family.” Outside of Wilson’s role in At First Sight, she was also involved with this summer’s Emerald Pig production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors in Maple Ridge, and the Surrey Little Theatre spring production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. At First Sight runs Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees are also scheduled at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6 and 13 at the Surrey Little Theatre, located at 7027 184th St.

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• Walk or drive past Betty Owen and Phil Crawford’s annual Halloween display from 6 to 10 p.m. at 1924 Westminster Ave. in Port Coquitlam. The display this year features a new coffin. Donations will be collected for the local SPCA. • Vickie Ayers will also set up her annual familyfriendly haunted house each night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. until Oct. 31. The display is located at 443 Draycott St. in Coquitlam, south of the 2100 block of Austin near Mundy. Donations will be accepted to support Variety — The Children’s Charity of B.C. The event will also feature a bottle drive and coin drive. For more information, call 604-9397419. • The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 133, will host a Halloween Spooktacular Karaoke event on Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Prizes will be given for the best costume, and there will also be a 50/50 draw and door prizes. The frightful event will be held at 2675 Shaughnessy St. in Port Coquitlam. For more information, call 604-942-8911. • All are welcome to visit the third annual Haunted Backyard on Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 in support of the Coquitlam pound. Anyone can drop by 486 McGill Dr. in Port Moody from 6 to 8 p.m., where they will find a spooky graveyard, a monster alley, a spider corner, a jack o’ lantern patch and a haunted house. The first hour will be geared towards kids who don’t want to be scared. This year, the pound has requested wet and dry Natural Balance cat food, cat treats, wet and dry Wellness Core dog food, Milk Bones and bacon strip dog treats — no rawhides. For rabbits, they’ve asked for wooden chews, pine shavings, hay and Craisins. • On Saturday, Oct. 29, Place Maillardville will host Halloween Spooktacular from 1 to 3 p.m. at 1200 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam. This bilingual event is ideal for kids aged two to eight years old. The spooky event features scary stories, crafts and cooperative games. Children must be accompanied by an adult and should be dressed in costume. Admission is $5. For more information, call 604933-6166. • The fun continues on

Sunday, Oct. 30 when Place des Arts hosts Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs and Stories. Costumes are welcome, and the audience is invited to participate in the event, which runs from 2 to 3 p.m. at 1120 Brunette Ave. in Coquitlam. This activity costs $7 for general seating and is designed for young children aged two years and older. For tickets, call 604-664-1636. • Also on Oct. 30, the Coquitlam Farmers Market will host its last market of the season, a Halloween Spooktacular. Kids are invited to come in costume and trick-or-treat throughout the market. The event will feature games, crafts and entertainment. The market runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Dogwood Pavilion at 624 Poirier St. • On Halloween day, the Terry Fox Library will host Spooky Stories from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in Port Coquitlam. Children are invited to show up to the Oct. 31 event in costume for a parade around the library and to join the library’s puppet friends. They can also enjoy stories and songs about pumpkins, black cats and ghosts. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 604-9277999. • On Oct. 31, Lougheed Town Centre will host its annual Halloween Trick-orTreat fundraiser from 4 to 5 p.m. Five lucky winners with great costumes will be randomly selected to win a $25 Lougheed Town Centre gift card. Kids can also have their faces painted and enjoy a live magic show with Lutini the Magician. Entry is by a minimum donation of $1 per child for the Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society. Burnaby fire fighters volunteers and Lougheed Town Centre staff will hand out treats at mall entrances. As well, more than 120 Lougheed Town Centre merchants will support the fundraiser by handing out treats in their storefronts. Last year’s event brought in nearly $1,500 in donations in one hour. • On Halloween night, Alexander Olynyk will set up his haunted house for one night only. This year, the display will be bigger and better with $8,000 worth of scary animated props. Be prepared to slog through the fog, since fog machines will be set up using three circuits to avoid blowing breakers. The haunted house will be ready for visitors Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at 2980 Cape Court, Coquitlam. Donations will be collected for Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody.

• The Zone Bowling Centre will host a Cosmic Boo’ling Food Drive, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. Kids aged five to 12 receive a candy bag with a glow toy (while supplies last). Patrons are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank. The Zone is located at 15-228 Schoolhouse St. in Coquitlam.

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he new MKZ Hybrid is not just the first hybrid produced by Lincoln; it’s the most fuel-efficient luxury sedan you can buy in Canada. The MKZ Hybrid advances technology to a higher level in many, many ways, but I still have some suggested improvements (more on that later). My fuel economy calculations also didn’t quite match the official figures put out by Natural Resources Canada, yet overall the MKZ Hybrid turned out to be a very frugal fuel-user. Certainly not your oldfashioned big, heavy, chromedecked Lincoln, the MKZ is a new and more dynamic direction for Lincoln, while still appealing to traditional buyers. The gas engine version of the Lincoln MKZ received a complete update last year, with the hybrid added this year. Based on the same platform as Ford’s mid-sized family sedan, the Fusion, the MKZ is available in both front-drive and all-wheel-drive gas versions, as well as the hybrid. In its pure electric mode, without the gas engine, the MKZ Hybrid can reach speeds of up to 75 km/h. Yet, it’s the fluid and flawless way that this hybrid system operates, as it dances between power sources and power recovery, that’s most impressive. The gasoline engine is an Atkinson cycle version of the 2.5-litre four-cylinder and it’s paired with a permanentmagnet AC electric motor and an electronically controlled continuously variable (e-CVT) transmission. While more fuel efficient than a conventional four-stroke engine, at low engine speeds an Atkinson cycle engine produces less

Weir) leather upholstery was trimmed with brown piping. A little different, but my wife (whom I rely on in such matters) thought it was both “bold and stylish.” The front seats also came with a built-in heating and cooling feature for both the seatback and cushion. And something I’ve absolutely no hesitation endorsing is the optional ($1,000) THX audio system, a 14-speaker surround sound system that was, in a word, awesome. On the other hand, the hybrid’s trunk is on the small side. The tilt/telescopic steering wheel’s manual adjustments also seemed out of place in a luxury class vehicle. Power adjustments would be more in line with buyer expectations. On a positive note, the 110-volt outlet in the rear of the centre console is a great feature and those wood trim

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SAFETY

In addition to the standard six airbags in the gas engine MKZ, the hybrid edition comes with an extra airbag for the driver’s knees. Another unique safety feature is a crash alert system that activates the hazard warning lights and sounds the horn if an airbag is deployed or a seatbelt pretensioner is activated. Split-view side mirrors that provide additional “blind spot” viewing coverage are a new standard feature. My test car came with the optional electronic “blind spot” warning system.

THE DRIVE

The white and chrome Lincoln looked completely at home in the Okanagan. Getting there from the coast involves scaling the formidable high-altitude Coquihalla Highway. Not a problem for this hybrid — the MKZ handled the seemingly endless climb to the summit with surprising verve. While fuel economy took a beating getting to the summit, slipping the shift lever into “L” uncovered another hybrid virtue: regenerative brake. The equally steep decent can chew up and overheat brakes, as many have discovered. The “L” position’s full regenerative brake (i.e. full battery charge/no fuel use) was enough to maintain a controlled downhill speed with only occasional brake pedal applications. Lower maintenance cost is another benefit to hybrid ownership. I drove at my usual level of gusto, without making a conscious effort to conserve fuel. Impressively, fuel economy still averaged just under 7.0 L/100 km (about 41 mpg). While touring around the Kelowna district, its instant fuel usage readout was significantly better, typically well under 6.0L/100 km (close to 50 mpg). I had travelled almost 750 km before my first stop for fuel and reckon there was still another 200 km (of driving) in the tank to completely empty. Hybrid fuel savings are far more dramatic in an urban setting, where it uses the electric motor more. The MKZ Hybrid takes it a step further and will start up (which can be completely silent) and run for an extended distance, purely on electrical power. The gas engine only kicks in if you need extra power. Visuals on the instrument panel also try to coax you into driving in an ecofriendly fashion. According to Lincoln, by the time a typical driver earns all five of those (digital) flowers, he or she has

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Place des Arts hosts Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs and Stories, from 2 to 3 p.m. at 1120 Brunette Ave. in Coquitlam. Costumes are welcome, and audience participation is encouraged. Tickets cost $7 for general seating. This event is designed for young children aged two years and older. Call 604-664-1636 for tickets. Coquitlam Farmers Market hosts the last market of the season, a Halloween Spooktacular. Come in costume and trick-or-treat throughout the market. Games, crafts and entertainment will be featured. The market runs from 9 a.m. to

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Sandy Olynyk sets up a haunted house for one night only, starting at 6 p.m. at 2980 Cape Crt. in Coquitlam. Display features more than $8,000 of animated props. Donations accepted for Eagle Ridge Hospital. Terry Fox Library hosts Spooky Stories — Halloween Storytime, from 10:15 to 10:45

a.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Celebrate Halloween with stories and songs about pumpkins, black cats and ghosts. Children are invited to show up in costume for a parade around the library, and to join the library’s puppet friends. Everyone welcome. Info: 604-927-7999.

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how to understand and use the results. Admission is by donation. Organizers ask that those planning to attend arrive between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m., as the presentation will begin promptly at 7 p.m. RSVP to fast.brained.kids.coquitlam@ gmail.com.

meets at 7:30 p.m. at Eagle Ridge Hospital’s lower level, across from the cafeteria. Group meets monthly to exchange information and to offer support and share experiences and coping strategies. Info: GI Society at 604-875FRIDAY, NOV. 4 4875 or www.badgut.org. Port Moody Art Association Coquitlam Prostate Cancer hosts opening for its 44th Support and Awareness Group annual exhibition and sale of meets at 7 p.m. at the Pinetree original paintings, from 7:30 Community Centre, 1260 to 9 p.m. at the Port Moody Pinetree Way in Coquitlam. Recreation Centre, 300 Ioco All those involved with prosRd. More than 250 entries by tate problems are urged to local artists, free come and share admission and their concerns and no HST on sales. experiences in a The show and sale strictly confidential events@thenownews.com also runs from 10 atmosphere. There a.m. to 5 p.m. on is no charge to Saturday, Nov. 5 attend, but donaand Sunday, Nov. tions are accepted. Info: Norm 6. Info: www.portmoodyartasat 604-936-8703 or Ken at sociation.com. 604-936-2998. Gaby Davis Foundation

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David Bizzo’s art studio and gallery hosts an evening of support for Port Moody mayoral candidate Robert Simons, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 2120 Vintner St. in Port Moody. Event celebrates Simons’s birthday and his bid for mayor with an evening of conversation and art appreciation. Appetizers and wine will be served. Suggested minimum donation is $20. RSVP to vsimons@telus.net. Hyde Creek Watershed Society meets at 7:15 p.m. at the Hyde Creek Education Centre & Hatchery, 3636 Coast Meridian Rd. in Port Coquitlam. Guests welcome. Info: 604-461-3474 or www. hydecreek.org.

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Fast-Brained Kids welcomes parents and others connected to gifted education to a presentation by Dr. Georgia Tiedemann: Understanding Psycho-Educational Assessments. Presentation runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Winslow Centre, 1100 Winslow Ave. in Coquitlam. Tiedemann will focus on the assessment process: how to manage it, how it can clarify a child’s learning style and needs, and

hosts a movie night at Coquitlam River Elementary, 4250 Shaughnessy St. in Port Coquitlam. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie, Finding Nemo, starts at 7 p.m. sharp. Tickets are available in advance by calling 604-464-GABY (4229) or e-mailing contactus@gabydavisfoundation.com. The foundation helps families affected by childhood cancer. Canadian Parents for French host a parents’ night out from 5 to 9 p.m. at Place Maillardville, 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. Parents are invited to drop off their kids to enjoy a few hours off. The cost is $20 per child, which includes pizza and a beverage. Space is limited. E-mail tricitiescpf@gmail.com with the child’s name, age and pizza choice.

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hat could be more appealing to the eyes and the appetite than the appearance of a pomegranate that has just been pulled apart? The sight of the large cluster of seeds glistening like a crimson beehive makes my mouth water. The taste of these juicy tidbits that explode with flavour is just the beginning of the benefits to eating this wonderful fruit. The name pomegranate is derived from the Latin name granatum, meaning “fruit of many seeds.” The leathery skin and membrane of this fruit are inedible, and therefore the seeds are the only part that we consume. Each small seed is encompassed in a juice-filled casing, and both can easily be consumed together. Some opt to discard the small inner seed after robbing it of its juice, but this tedious task is not necessary. Although these inner seeds are slightly bitter in comparison to the juice that surrounds them, they are a great source of fibre. Pomegranates are harvested when they are fully mature, as they will not continue to ripen afterwards on their own. They are grown in moderately tropical climates, and it is believed that pomegranates

pomegranate seeds than just originated from the areas of eating them on their own. Iran and Turkey. They are a great addition to When choosing a pomfruit salads, green salads, egranate, make sure it is unblemished and bright red in desserts and sauces, and colour. It should feel heavy for make a wonderful garnish for almost any meal. Other its size when picked up. They than providing can be stored at fantastic flavour, room temperature the juice from for a few days, but pomegranates is are best stored in very nutritional. the refrigerator, This is not only where they can determined from last for up to three their fair levels weeks. of potassium and Although the On Cooking vitamin C, but seed casings are Chef Dez mostly from the somewhat duramount of antiable, care should oxidants they provide. Their be taken when preparing this high levels of antioxidants fruit for consumption. With a have been compared to that of sharp knife, cut just the skin red wine, and are superior to off from the top of the pomother juices such as cranberry egranate, where the crown is and blueberry. located. Score the skin into If juicing pomegranates four sections vertically, being careful not to insert the blade of the knife deeper than the VISIT US thickness of the skin. Pull the pomegranate apart into two halves and then into the four sections. Take care to damage as few of the seeds as possible during this procedure as the www.thenownews.com juice will stain clothing very easily. Then gently release the seeds from their nestled clusters on the inner membrane with your fingers. There are so many more applications for the use of

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grenadine that you know contains real pomegranate juice, it can easily be made at home. Macerate the seeds of two pomegranates with approximately 1-½ cups of white sugar. Cover and let sit for 24 hours. Bring to a boil, simmer for a few minutes, and then strain through a wire mesh strainer. Cover and refrigerate.

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Locals help Canada to Pan Am gold Dan Olson sports@thenownews.com At Baseball Canada’s own website, a pretournament poll asked visitors where they thought the Canadian men’s team would finish at the Pan Am Games in Mexico. Just over 35 per cent felt they’d peak at the right time, but peak they did. Canada collected the gold medal Tuesday night when it upset the United States 2-1 in the baseball final. A two-run rally in the top of the sixth was all the offence the baseball team needed to pull off the upset in Guadalajara. “The last three innings felt like it was over in a blink of an eye,” said Coquitlam native Shawn Bowman, the team’s starting third baseman. “I found myself looking up at the scoreboard about 20 times just to see if it was real.” Behind a strong six-plus innings from starter Andrew Albers, who struck out eight and allowed six hits, Canada erased an early 1-0 deficit when Vancouver’s Jimmy Van Ostrand delivered a two-out, two-run double in the top of the sixth to take the lead. Canada’s roster also included Port Moody outfielder Michael Crouse. To advance to the final Canada bested Mexico 5-3 on Monday, with Bowman going 2for-5 and driving in a run. In the other semifinal, the U.S. shocked 10-time defending Pan Am champion Cuba 12-10. “Cuba is one of the best teams I’ve played against,” Crouse, 20, said. “They’ve got guys on their roster who could be in the majors… Coming to the park (Monday) and seeing the U.S. beat Cuba really got us pumped.” Bowman, who played the past season with the Atlanta Braves’ Triple-A Gwinnett farm team, said besides having some lucky bounces, the main factor in Canada’s victory was just how much the team believed it could do it. “We go into every game knowing we were going to win, no matter who’s on the other side,” the 26-year-old infielder said. “It didn’t matter who. It could have been the Texas Rangers and we would have had that same belief.” Crouse, who just completed his third full season in the Toronto Blue Jays farm system, said the energy and atmosphere at the park during the whole tournament was incredible. “It was just a great atmosphere, just a completely different kind in international ball,” he

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Coquitlam skater tops Fall Skate Dan Olson sports@thenownews.com A new level, a new element and a lot of hours on the ice. It all added up to an incredible gold medal at the B.C. Coast Regional Fall Skate Fest in Chilliwack last week for Coquitlam’s Larkyn Austman. The 13-year-old figure skater registered two clean skates and was rewarded with a 20-plus point margin over her nearest rival to take the novice ladies title. Her long program score — 71.30 — came with the addition of another triple to her routine, to the tango music of the Addams Family movie. “I was really nervous going in because I was adding a new triple to my program and I knew I had to try it,” Larkyn said. “In the end I made both (triples).” The Coquitlam Skating Club athlete took first, while clubmate Larissa Horobec finished second. The teen has been skating since the age of three-and-a-half, spurred on by the fact that the family’s second home is the local ice rink. Mom Heather is her coach at CSC, while dad Leonard is a hockey coach. Eileen Murphy, who coaches at the Connaught Skating Club, has helped with Larkyn’s instruction over the years. She notes that the teen’s success is a product of hard work. “She’s very talented, hard working and determined,” said Murphy. “She’s very good technically — it’s just nice to see her doing well at this age.” It was her third win of the year. “To this date it certainly was her best performance,” recalled her mom. “She took her time, she stayed focused and I think that’s the calmest she’s been.” The B.C. juvenile ladies champion in 2010, Larkyn aims to continue making a splash in the novice division. “It feels really good to win because now I know that I can do this at the Super Series (B.C. sectionals, Nov. 10-13) in Kelowna and if I do it, I can go to the Western Challenge (Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 in Regina),” said Larkyn. Here are more results from the B.C. Coast Regional Fall Skate Fest: GIRLS, Novice – 1st Larkyn Austman, CQ (sp 37.99/lp 71.30=109.29); 2nd Larissa Horobec,

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B.C. Coast Regional Fall Skate Fest champion Larkyn Austman, right, shows her novice ladies medal. At left is fellow Coquitlam Skating Club member Larissa Horobec, who finished second overall. CQ (sp 35.58/lp 53.12=88.70); 5th Ceilidh Ross, CQ (72.97); 10th Claire Shih, IN (61.91); 12th Ashley Yu, IN (59.17). Junior – 4th Rebecca Hayman, CQ (83.08); 6th Golda Chan, CQ (72.91). Pre-novice – 2nd Tilyna Pawer, IN (sp 30.05/lp 54.95=85.00); 11th Cindy Ling, IN

(54.99); 16th Fiona Ho, IN (52.29); 18th Brittney McKenzie-Cook, CQ (50.33); 19th Leeza Shekhter, IN (46.15); 21st Carley Ishii, CQ (44.67). Juvenile – 4th Cristina Delmaestro, CQ (27.73); 5th Kathy Datsky, IN (27.61); 8th Hannah Lam, CQ (24.54); 9th Hayley Galati, CQ

(24.07); 11th Anastassiya Postnikova, IN (21.92); 12th Irene Chang, IN (19.97). Pre-juvenile – 7th Syndy Shi, CQ (25.48); 9th Kara Han, CQ (25.04); 12th Janice Heu, IN (24.00); 13th Zoe Shee, IN (23.85);  CONT. ON PAGE 34, see GORDON

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First NHL goal gives Johansen, Jackets boost high for the talented forward. Although the NHL freshman has played sports@thenownews.com just six of the club’s first nine games, he has climbed up the depth chart from the initial meagre fourth-line minutes. The possibility of a return to Portland just He made his debut in Columbus’ Oct. got slimmer for Port Moody’s Ryan Johansen. 7 season opener, a 3-2 loss to Nashville. The 19-year-old centre deposited his Johansen logged 8:42 of ice time. first-ever goal as a member of He picked up his first penalty the National Hockey League’s Oct. 18 against Dallas, whistled Columbus Bluejackets on for goaltender interference. Last Tuesday — and as goals come, it Saturday in Ottawa, Johansen couldn’t have been bigger. drew his first point — an assist Johansen’s bankshot from on Kris Russell’s snap shot. behind the net midway through A few days later in their next the first period stood up as the game, Johansen lined up with winner in a 4-1 victory over the R.J. Umberger and Antoine Detroit Red Wings. It also gave Vermette for the opening faceoff Columbus its first win of the Ryan Johansen against the 5-1-0 Red Wings 2011-12 season. — and produced a goal just 21 “That was definitely one of the seconds into the contest. best feelings in my life so far,” Johansen told He picked up an assist on Umberger’s The NOW. marker that gave the Jackets a quick 1-0 A rough start to the season for the team lead.Detroit would tie it up a few minutes and a slow immersion into the Jackets’ linelater, but Johansen banked his powerup turned up the heat for the hockey club play tally behind Ty Conkin at 8:56 to put and its No. 1 prospect. Columbus ahead for good. Going 0-7-1 may have forced Columbus “I saw the Detroit defencemen were out head coach Scott Arniel to alter his initial front and (Columbus point man Grant plan to ease the six-foot-three forward into Clitsome) took a shot that went wide and I fourth- or third-line duty. But as the fourth overall pick in the NHL’s saw the goalie out of position, so I tried to bank it in. It felt great,” said Johansen. Entry Draft in 2010, the expectations remain

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Being a game-day scratch a couple of times was a new situation for the power forward who starred with Canada’s junior national team at the 2011 World Junior championships. “It’s always tough when you’re not in the lineup but I had to take it in stride and just push the pace more and keep working,” he said. Johansen said the jump to playing in the NHL hasn’t seen an increase in pressure. “I wouldn’t say there’s a lot of pressure for that. There’s always pressure to win and pressure to play better, but it’s reasonable.” And while he could still be shipped back to Portland of the Western Hockey League where he was among the top-10 scorers last year, Johansen said he’s focusing on making all the adjustments necessary to earn his spot on the everyday roster. “I think the biggest adjustment for me is just getting up to the NHL level. It’s always tough for new guys to make that adjustment,” said Johansen. “You’ve got to learn all the players, as a new guy. It’s a little different from being a second-year junior where you know all the players, how they play.” NHL rules stipulate that an NHL team has nine games to evaluate an under-20 freshman before returning him to his junior club and retaining his entry level contract status for the next season.

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20th Jennah Greenberg, CQ (14.27). Junior silver – 1st Shannon Mason, CQ (25.25). Senior bronze – 3rd Kiera Gill, CQ (22.75); 5th Kassidy Hunter, CQ (21.18); 7th Julia Fazl, IN

(20.59); 10th Crystal Ho, IN (17.99); 13th Stefanie Huffman, CQ (17.20). Junior bronze (13+) – 3rd Idrina Bouwmeester, IN (19.13); 4th Emily Bassani, CQ (17.11); 7th Angeline Emmott, PC (13.42). Junior bronze (12u) – 11th Natalie Wong, PC (14.80).

BOYS, Junior – 1st Graeme Gordon, CQ (sp 38.88/lp 88.48=127.36). Pre-novice – 3rd Kelvin Koon, CQ (sp 16.99/lp 30.75=47.74). Juvenile – 2nd Benjam Papp, IN (28.65). Pre-juvenile – 2nd Cayden McKenzie-Cook, CQ (25.30).

DANCE, Novice – 1st Jessica Jiang/Nikolas Wamsteeker, IN (82.75). Pre-novice – 1st Danielle Wu, IN/Spenser Soo (63.95); 2nd Alexa Linden, IN/ Shane Garland (58.94); 3rd Olga Kubliy/Thomas Bogdanov, CQ (48.55).

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“I think the key to the win was how well we played as a whole squad,” remarked Wolves head coach Carlo Corazzin. “We lost two players to injury very early in the game and two came off the bench and we didn’t miss a beat.” The squad also got solid work from defenders Connor Ayre, Sam Coulter, Kyle Jones and Mirzahossein. “Yes, we are very young in some areas, but we also have a few very important experienced guys who really led by example in the first few weeks when we didn’t get the results that we probably deserved,” noted Corazzin. Coquitlam’s next test comes Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. at Town Centre’s Cunnings field against ICST. In Fraser Valley Premier Soccer League play, the first-place PoCo FC topped Peace Arch 4-1, while the Port Moody Gunners fell 30 to Langley United. PoCo and Port Moody face a pair of VMSL opponents in this weekend’s Pacific Cup quarterfinals, with PoCo taking on Richmond, while Port Moody visits Surrey.


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Behind a well-polished team performance, the • The u-17 gold girls Nitro came up just short Port Coquitlam under-15 silver girls Hornets against their Coquitlam rivals, falling 3-1. blanked Surrey 2-0 for their fourth win. Katherine Ross supplied the lone Port Moody PoCo got goals from Melissa Morris and tally, while Tia Edgar and Melanie Mayede Gurkran Sekhon to take control turned in strong efforts. of the game. Providing outstandCOQUITLAM ing support were Jackie Kohl and With first place on the line, the Trang Ledo, while Natalie Cramer sports@thenownews.com Coquitlam Metro-Ford u-11 boys collected her second shutout of the Shakhtar came out hungry. season. Taking charge early, Coquitlam • In a tight checking affair, the applied plenty of pressure but hung on for a 1u-17 silver A Xtreme did all it could to secure a 0 win over club rival Espana. Antonio Almeida 1-1 tie. Scoring the lone PoCo goal was Danielle Nickel. Also turning in solid efforts were Christie notched the game’s only goal, with support from Hamish Ogden and Cole Newton. In the second Chan, Erica Furnie and Maddie Richards. half, Espana turned up the heat but was turned PORT MOODY back by goalkeeper Alex Cordeiro. Supplying From the opening kick, the Port Moody u-11 steady support were Luca Antongiovanni and boys Selects had the jump on their Pitt Meadows Michael Dale. rivals, resulting in a 3-2 victory. • Goals by Trevor Zanatta and Dusan Mitrovic At the 18-minute mark, Ryan Tattle corralled proved to be enough to lift the u-13 boys a corner kick sent in by Kael Macdonald and Millennium past Central City 2-1. set up Jack Mason for the opening goal. Seven The Coquitlam crew took the lead when minutes later, Josh Coupal converted Jaxson Quintin Desaulniers set up Zanatta for the openAmyotte’s setup with a top-shelf shot. ing tally. Defenders Aakarsh Aarya and Nicholas After Pitt tied it up, Port Moody regained the Catroppa were standouts. lead for good when Coupal tallied his second of In the second half, Lorenzo De Bei made a the day. Providing stellar netminding was Devon brilliant pass to Zanatta who broke free to feed Bringeland-Powell. Mitrovic for the eventual game winner.

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said. “It’s a different type of crowd — they’re always cheering. When you’re at bat everyone’s counting. When you’ve got two strikes against you, they’re chanting to strike you out.” Canada began the tournament with a 5-4 win over

Puerto Rico, then fell 9-5 to Cuba. They wrapped up the round robin with a 4-1 victory over Venezuela to regain valuable momentum. Batting fifth in the order, Bowman finished the tourney six-for-19 at the plate, driving in four runs. In two starts, Crouse was 1-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base.

“I honestly don’t think it’s set in yet,” said Bowman. “The magnitude of what it means to Canadian baseball is huge. This is just the fourth time we’ve medaled… Just having qualified for the final, we could have been satisfied and said, ‘Let’s take the silver.’ But this team wasn’t about that — it was great.”

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Mysteries, depths draw you all week. Your life faces great change from 2011-2018. Each November deepens or enhances that change, is a kind of pipeline to financial, sexual, health and lifestyle commitments and events – sort of an underground river to all that change. If you let this river dry up (reject intimacy?) or flood (debts?) then the ground above – your daily life – grows less stable. This week your romantic and cultural sensitivities increase. Love and intimacy could blossom, especially Wednesday/Thursday. Be ambitious Sunday-Tuesday. Contemplate, research late week. Taurus April 20-May 20: Relationships consume your time now. Be diplomatic, yet eager. Opportunities will increase; so might competition and opposition. You’re a natural peacemaker and co-operator: be so now. Others see you as a source of luck, of income (or simply as a lucky person) this year (June 2011-June 2012). You have the money touch, so form investment partnerships, or otherwise share. An inheritance or good investments await you. If single, prepare for a sensual affair. Sunday-Tuesday brings wisdom, gentle love, intellectual success. Be ambitious midweek. Happiness, popularity Friday/Saturday! Gemini May 21-June 20: This week is filled with work and minor health concerns. Dress sensibly, eat nutritiously and get solid rest. Your drudgery will be relieved by a fresh stream of opportunities – new faces, new possible relationships, public dealings, fame, relocation. These are small, but they’ll grow. (Speaking of relocation, if you plan on changing your residence, move in before Nov. 10, or after July 3, 2012; otherwise, you’ll “imprint” domestic friction on the new abode.) Sunday-Tuesday is sexy, but you can be fooled in sex and money. Love’s truth swells midweek. Be ambitious Friday on.

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Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Chase money – buy/ sell, seek new clients, ask for a pay raise, work overtime, etc. A sensual relationship tempts. Sunday to Tuesday turns your attention to home, kids, security, real estate. A bit of deception fills money zones, so don’t contract for home repairs, etc., these few days. Romantic, creative notions flow past you Tuesday eve through Thursday: if you talk, meet and greet, travel, you could meet someone very interesting! You remain popular this week and next, but soon a very different eightmonth relationship phase starts. Tackle chores and health affairs Friday/Saturday. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Your energy, magnetism and effectiveness are tops – charge forth, start important projects, see and be seen, impress people! A slowdown will exist Nov, 23 to Dec. 13, so begin either short projects that can be completed before then, or quite long ones which you can “pick up” again in mid-December. Bosses and VIPs remain short-tempered, but this lasts less than two weeks. After that, you start eight months of “fun work” – and socializing with co-workers. Beware a bit of (self?) deception in home, realty and similar zones Sunday to Tuesday. Romance, Friday/Saturday! Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Settle down, rest, recuperate, contemplate your life and your plans for the future. You might, before 2011 ends, return to a place or person you’ve known before. There could be a streak of ambition in this. The weeks ahead are a good time to prepare for this, if you know what this place/person is. Early week is a bit deceptive or illusionary regarding money or “being trapped” – your worries are overblown. Read, write and talk mid-week. Settle into home, family, property matters Friday/Saturday. Despite weariness, your charm and communication gifts rise nicely. Avoid lawsuits.

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Your hopes, popularity and cheer keep rising. Life’s easy and friendly! Your energy and charisma shine Sunday to Tuesday – start important projects, but keep an eye on the medium future: a slow-down will occur Nov. 23 to Dec. 13. A wish could come true. The private or secret side of your life begins to grow stronger – but only in a small way – hearing secrets, doing research, heightened intuition, a mild spiritual leaning. Chase money or shop mid-week. (Buy hi-tech late Wednesday.) Talk, travel, casual acquaintances fill Friday/Saturday – Friday’s best for contacts. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Be ambitious all week. Your social life is starting to perk up – calls, messages and invites come – maybe not big ones, but nice ones. A “friend” you were once sweet on might return in a month or so – the weeks ahead might give you preliminary clues. Resolve now to be honest, moral, as a major sexual temptation might loom on the horizon also (mid-November to next June). Retreat, plan, rest up Sunday to Tuesday. Hold “information” talks with higher-ups. (Gather, don’t disseminate.) Your charisma and energy soar Tuesday eve to Thursday: start things, be seen. Chase money Friday/Saturday. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: The accent lies on culture, social rituals, intellectual pursuits, far travel and international affairs. This is a mellow, sweet week. Social delights, popularity, optimism and wish fulfillment mark Sunday to Tuesday. (However, these are not good days to pursue a marital or business relationship, as you could be dealing from weakness, or be fooled.) Retreat Tuesday eve through Thursday: all’s well, but your energy needs re-stoking. Plan, contemplate, meditate. Your charisma and vigour rise strongly Friday/Saturday – love could be in the air. (You don’t notice it, but he/she does.) timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 416-686-5014


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Apt/Condos

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Port Moody

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College Park, Port Moody

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Large, 3 bdrm., 3 bath townhome. Three levels, approx. 1800 sq. ft. Features include: Lge. L/R with wood-burning fireplace & view of greenbelt; den area with sep. laundry and storage. Top floor has 3 lge. bdrms, 4-pce. bath & 2-pce.ensuite.Closetoelementary school, beaches and parks.

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Large units some with 2nd bathroom or den. On bus routes, close to S.F.U. & Lougheed Mall.

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Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

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Shared Accommodation

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COQ CTR. furn BR, priv bath in condo, $540 incl util, net, tv, w/d. fem pref’d, immed 604-941-4510 PO CO clean bright room, main flr, $425/mo. Utils/cable included, w/d. Avail now. 604-315-6611

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New Westminster

NEW WEST. Furn’d Room, $440-$465 incls sh’d kitch/bath/ utils. (604)767-3863, 524-8821

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Suites/Partial Houses

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BBY, DEER LAKE. 2 BR, grd/lvl. Sh’d w/d. Ns/np. Refs. $950/mo incls utils. 604-298-9149

NEW WEST

BBY N newly reno 2 BR ground level ste. H/W flrs, new appls, nr SFU/all amens, incls laundry/utils, N/P. Now. Vince 604-299-3695

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BBY SFU area, very lrg 1 BR + office, covered parking, sh’d W/D new reno’d. $900 incls utls. NS/ NP. Avail Nov 1. 604-444-3365

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Carpentry

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Carpet Cleaning

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Chimney Services

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Cleaning

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COQ WW Plat. 2 BR, own W/D. Avail now. $800 + 1/3 utls. N/S. Nr schl. Sm pet ok. 604-323-6392

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BONSOR APTS Renovated high rise, concrete building. Penthouse, 1 BR & 2 BR available. Very close to Metrotown, Skytrain & Bonsor swimming pool. Rent includes heat, hot water. Refs req’d.

Contact Alex 604-999-9978 or Bayside Property Services Office: 604-432-7774

WHITGIFT GARDENS 1 BR Apt, $775/mo. 2 BR Apt, $950/mo. 3 BR Apt, $1150/mo. Rent includes heat, hot water & parking. Family living. On site daycare available. Near Cottonwood Park, basketball court & Skytrain. No pets. Available now.

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Houses - Rent

5 BR. 3.5 baths, Andil Green, 2 kitchens, 2 garages, deck, Dec 1, $2400+utils, ns/np, 604-275-2629 COQ Blue Mtn/Walls in quiet CDS, 3Br upr ste, 1300sf, sh’d w/d, f/p, oak flrs, newly painted, $1550 + utils, lg back yard, ns, cat ok. Av Nov 1. 604-649-6905

POCO 2 BR above grnd ste, sep entry, laundry. NS/NP. $950 incls utls. Avail now. 604-825-4114 1BR COQ Foster/Poirier $780 G/ Lvl huge BR alarm own w/d incl. utils nr bus 151/156/157 ns np 936-8361 3BDRM/1BTH 2027 Turnberry Lane, Coquitlam, B.C. V3E 3N2 Beautiful 3 bedroom suite in WWP. 1100 sq. ft. Full laundry. N/S. Nov. 21. No Pets $1,150 Monthly Call: (604) 719-5122

6605

Townhouses Rent

PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851

8060

Concrete

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Excavating

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Flooring/ Refinishing

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Edgemont Gutters. Sales & Install 5’’ continuous gutter, minor repairs, cleaning. 604-420-4800 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

8130

Handyperson

HANDYMAN Repairs & Reno’s Call Walter ★ 604-790-0842 HANDYMAN - framing, decks, tiles, hardwood, drywall. Total additions & basements. Ken 778-773-6251 or 604-455-0740 NO JOB TOO SMALL! 20 yrs exp, Home Repairs & Reno’s. Ref avail. Call Mike 604-376-0912

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Gutters

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8155

Burnaby

First time rented! Immaculate 3 BR, 2.5 bath, 3 lev townhome. Great complex. Quiet, with huge south facing deck. Avail until June 30, 2012. N/S, No pets. $1850. Perfect references a must.

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604-808-0212 ★★★★A GIFT OF TIME ★★★★ European standard. Lic/Ins. ICBC & Veteran claims. Free Window Cleaning , 778-840-2421

COQ, WESTWOOD Plateau. large bright 2 BR, 1000 sf, full bath, private w/d & entry. Ns/np. $925 incl utils. Work (604) 612-3384, Home 468-4428

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Hi-Rise Apartment with River View & Indoor Pool. 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Rent includes heat & hot water. Remodelled Building and Common area. Gated undergrd parking available. References required.

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COQ, Westwood Plateau. 1 BR + den. Priv w/d. Ns/np. $775/mo incls utils, cbl, 778-231-5092

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Lawn & Garden

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8250

Roofing

#1 Roofing Company in BC

BEST PAINTING. Repair drywall. Repaint Specialist. Interior/Ext. Free estimates. 604-724-9953 ★ QUAYSIDE PAINTING ★ Insured • WCB • BBB

604-727-0043

HON’S Garden Services •Lawn Cut •Trim •Weed • Fall Cleanup & more ★ 604-317-5328

★ STAFFORD & SON ★ WINTER RATES! Interior/Ext. Top quality work. 604-221-4900

8200 Lawn & Garden • Clean-ups & Disposal, Gutters/Press Washing Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

Moving & Storage

8185

All types of Roofing Over 35 Years in Business Call now for Free Estimates

604-588-0833

1 to 3 Men

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

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B&Y MOVING

Free Est.

942-5394

8205

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick,

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

8220

Plumbing

$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488

PLUMBERS

604-708-8850

EZ GO MOVERS

LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-469-8405

604-524-2177 www.ezgomovers.com AMI MOVING ★ 3-5 ton cube. Starting at $39/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620 L & D Movers Small Deliveries, Vehicle, RV, Boat Hauling, Pod Packing, Bsmt Blockers, Seniors Disc. Call 604-464-5872 TwoGuysWithATruck.ca Moving, Storage, Free EST 604-628-7136. Visa, OK

Painting/ Wallpaper

8195

Magic Star Painting

Fall Specials 4 ROOMS $ 299 $379 3 ROOMS

Top Quality Quick Work Free Estimates

Call Now: 780-6510

D&M PAINTING

Interior/Exterior Specialist Many Years Experience Fully Insured Top Quality, Quick Work Free Estimate

604-724-3832

DJ PAINTING

Int/Ext. Com/Resid. Many Years Experience Top Quality Drywall Free Estimates

604-258-7300 cell: 604-417-5917

THE SCRAPPER

Need a vehicle? Good or Bad Credit? Call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca DLN 30309

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

9125

Domestic

PLUMBER • Reno’s •Rough-ins •Fixtures •H/W Tanks •Gas •Service. ★ 778-227-1119

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

TOTAL HOME RENOVATIONS Since 1983

Bill 604-298-1222 www.chrisdalehomes.com

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS Additions ★ Renovations Concrete Forming ★ Decks Garages ★ Bathrooms Ceramic Tile ★ Drywall Hardwood Flooring ''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

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A1 CONTRACTING. Bsmt, bath, kitchen cabinets, tiling, painting & decks. Dhillon, 604-782-1936

Sports & Imports

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2001 CHEV S10 LS, tow hitch + Wire harness, a/c, cd, $ 5900 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332 1994 PONTIAC Grand Am,SE, low k grt 1st car ac pw, pl, $2200 $5900 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

1998 HONDA Accord, 166k, AC, cruise, pwr/hted mirrors, pwr windows, pwr locks, new rear brakes, aircared. Well maintained. Clean reliable car. No accidents. $5200. 604-377-7233

Roofing Experts 778-230-5717 Repairs/Re-Roof/New Roofs. All work Gtd. Free Est. Call Frank

2001 AUDI A4 1.8T Quattro AWD Fab cond local trade, $6800. MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

8255

Rubbish Removal

2004 PLEASURE - WAY PLATEAU M/H Mercedes Benz Turbo diesel. Immac cond fully loaded with Onan Generator, 62,937k’s, $59,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

2007 FLEETWOOD Jamboree 24D – Great floor plan – Sleeps 6. (Stk. 2022A) $31,999 go-west.com 604-528-3900 DL #9676

2004 FORD F350 diesel Crew Cab XLT longbox. BC veh, loaded $12,900 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

2003 MAZDA Protege 4 Dr , only 95,000 Km’s, Perfect cond $6800 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

604-RUBBISH

RV’s/Trailers

2001 MAZDA B4000, dual sport, 148k, roll & lock cover, canopy, new tires, $6500. 604-534-5564

Trimax Roofing Ltd. 24hr. repairs, reroof WCB, Ins. Will beat all written prices. 604-856-4999 2001 CADILLAC COUPE, show room condition, 77k, new tires, brakes, heated leather seats, stereo, a/c, fully loaded, $7500. 604-514-8803

Vans

1998 DODGE Gr Caravan , 7 pass BC veh, Cheap $2800 MJ AUTO 604-466-6007 D#30332

9522

2001 VW Passat,1.8T, lthr, heated

2000 Z24 Cavalier 2 dr , s/roof, A/C, CD/MP3, loaded. $2900 MJ Auto 604-466-6007 D#30332

9173

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

1990 CADILLAC Seville, White, Well maintained, aircared, lady driven. $2000. Sry 604-576-0337

2007 GMC CANYON SLE Ext Cab 4X4 BCAA inspected $15,960, 87,000 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty incl’d

NEW 2010 TAKENA 1865 EX Dinette Slide. Fuel efficient towing. Save $5,000 below cost @ $15,900 Clearance Price - No Trade (Stk. T09-19) go-west.com 604-528-3900 DL #9676

2003 SUZUKI Aerio SX wagon h/b, auto, ac, pw, pl, cd, grt cond $5600 MJ Auto 604-466-6007 D#30332

782-2474

* We Remove & Recycle Anything*

Free Est’s • Large or Small Jobs

DISPOSAL BINS: Starting at $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

2003 CADILLAC STS Seville + 4 new winter tires, 78,000 km, 2nd owner, $11,000 no accid 604-689-4010 or 604-926-4030

2008 F-150 XLT supercab 4WD BCAA inspected $17,860 75,300 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

LOW COST Rubbish Removal YARD & HOME Cleanup. Reno’s & Constr pickup. 604-727-5232

8300

Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

J. PEARCE STUCCO CONTRACTING. 604-761-6079 www.stuccocontracting.com

8309

Tiling

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire, SLX, 4 dr,

auto, a/c, keyless lock, cd, pw $5850 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

2009 CHEVY Aveo LT, H/B, Merlot, 7,500K, A/C, spoiler, sunroof, $9,500 firm. 604-859-5129

9145

2008 F-350 LARIAT Supercrew 4WD SWB (DVD) BCAA inspected $29,860, 134,000 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty inc’d

DAVE ABBOTT Tile & Stone Installations & Repair Specialist! Best Rates. Guar. 778-808-5912 European Installer. Hardwood & laminate floors, and ceramic tiles. Call Roman, 604-722-8432

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Dangerous tree removal, pruning, topping, hedge trimming & stump grinding. Fully insured & WCB

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986) Treeworks 15 yrs exp. Tree/ Stump Removal, Prun’in & Trim’in & View Work 291-7778, 787-5915 www.treeworksonline.ca

8335

Window Cleaning

D & M RENOVATIONS, Flooring, tiling, finishing. Fully Insured. Top quality, quick work 604-724-3832

BOB’S WINDOW Gets that Clean, Clear Shine No Drops, No Drips, No Streaks Right into the corners! Serving you for over 20 yrs. Also do Gutters 604 588-6938

HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq)

Edgemont Building Maintenance. Window & Gutter Cleaning, Power Washing. 604-420-4800

2008 F-150 XLT SUPERCREW 4X4 BCAA inspected $23,980 44,900 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included

Scrap Car Removal

FROM DESIGN TO FINISH

Complete Renos & Additions, incl.: Kitchen & Bath Improvements • Roofing • Sundecks • Door & Window Replacements

9160

seats, sroof, 4dr, auto $5900 MJ Auto 604-466-6007, D#30332

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Water Lines (without digging) Sewer Lines (without digging) Install. Drain tiles. 604-294-5300

Quick & Reliable Movers from$48 per hour

JJ ROOFING, Repair specialist, Reroof, New Roof. Seniors disc. WCB, BBB, fully insured. 604-726-6345 www.jjroofing.ca

Scrap Car Removal

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Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

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Patios/Decks/ Railings

Auto Miscellaneous

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A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, garden, tree svcs. Pruning, yard clean-up, rubbish. 319-5302

9105

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604-761-7175 778.865.5454 CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES FREE TOWING QUICK SERVICE ALWAYS AVAILABLE

778.865.5454 #1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200 AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 FREE SCRAP car & truck removal. Top $$ paid for all. No wheels - no problem. 604-761-7175

2008 TOYOTA Limited Highlander Immaculate, black with tan leather interior, fully loaded except navigation, heated seats, moon roof, new brakes front and back, new tires, hitch, roof racks, backup camera, automatic tailgate, 6 disc CD changer. 71,000 kms, local. One owner $29,500. ★ 778-833-2294

2010 NISSAN ALTIMA S (2.5L) BCAA inspected $15,980 85,600 km’s www.autofleet.biz 604-304-7653 Carproof report & warranty included 2011 NISSAN VERSA, h/b, auto, options, new snow, 40k, grey, $9000 Firm. 604-538-4883

NEW 2011 Maxum Wild 26 RKS – Lite WT trailer with Slide. Save $9,500 below cost @ $19,999 Clearance Price – No Trade (Stk. D10-44) go-west.com 604-528-3900 DL #9676

1997 Honda Civic EX 127000km $4450obo, MINT, No Accs, Aircare, Auto, Pwrgroup, brks/tires,local,A/C immobil, records 778-321-4053

★ SNOW BIRD SPECIAL ★ 2005 MONACO Esquire 46,000km 31ft Class C M/H, lrg slide. EXC cond! $43,900obo. 604-996-8065 2001 Honda Prelude Silver ext, Great condition, Leather int, 150,000k, New brakes, No acci− dent, CD play w/ IPOD, Great on gas $8,950 Call: (604) 802−9195

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Vans

1999 DODGE Ram Cargo Van. reliable, white, good running order, air cared, $1800obo, In Richmond 778-227-4644

2007 Pleasureway Plateau 28,111 kms 5 cylinder diesel engine. Gray leather seating and maple cabinetry. $69,900 Call: (778) 434-2227

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NEW 2011 MAXUM Wild 28 BRS – Bedroom Slide. Lite WT trailer; open floorplan. Save $8,500 below cost @ $20,500 Clearance Price – No Trade (Stk. D10-47) go-west.com 604-528-3900 DL #9676

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