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Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart said Tuesday he spent $30,000 of his own money to get re-elected.

It costs a lot to win this job Coquitlam candidates spend big Jeremy Deutsch jdeutsch@thenownews.com It proved to be an expensive civic election for several TriCities candidates, especially for the two Coquitlam mayoral candidates who quickly ran up a big tab during the campaign. According to financial-disclosure statements filed with the City of Coquitlam, mayoral hopeful and former city councillor Barrie Lynch outspent his rival Mayor Richard Stewart, but not by much. Lynch spent $82,040 on his failed campaign, while raising another $64,929 in contributions. Meanwhile, Stewart dropped $66,752 on his reelection bid, $30,000 of which  CONT. ON PAGE 8, see ONE.

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The new Port Mann Bridge will be tolled when it opens — and drivers may soon pay a vehicle levy, if the province agrees with Metro mayors.

Stewart not keen on vehicle levy Coquitlam mayor would prefer to see transit upgrades funded by developments Jeremy Deutsch jdeutsch@thenownews.com

Though the Tri-Cities’ top politicians agree recent recommendations calling for changes in the way TransLink can raise funds to meet its budget are a good start, at least one mayor is a little more reluctant to hop on the bus. Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart said he’s still frustrated regional mayors haven’t considered an idea he supports, which is to look at generating revenue from new developments as a way to raise much-needed money in the short term for the transit system. “I think we’re missing some opportunities to have … development profits around stations to fund some of the lines we’re building,” Stewart said, adding the idea is being considered as part of long-term transit

strategies. On Monday, the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation made several recommendations to Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom to address the funding issues facing TransLink. The council was tasked with finding solutions without raising property taxes. Some of the motions include asking the province to enable TransLink to implement a graduated vehicle-registration fee, vehicle levy, or a regional carbon tax. The mayors also want a change in TransLink’s governance style, which would see elected officials approve the transportation authority’s base and supplementary budgets. The mayors are calling for an audit of TransLink by the provincial auditor general or new local government auditor general. Stewart said he also isn’t a fan of a vehicle levy,

calling it an “inefficient system.” “It essentially punishes those who drive less,” he said, acknowledging a levy is a tool available right now. But Port Moody Mayor Mike Clay said he likes the recommendations, suggesting they are all usagebased ideas. Though a similar vehicle levy was proposed a decade ago, but eventually dropped because of the public backlash, Clay believes times have changed and the idea is more palatable now. “It’s driving home to people these things cost money,” he said. “If they want them, somehow we have to pay for them.” He maintained the problem in the past was that taxpayers didn’t feel they were getting a lot for their  CONTINUED ON PAGE 8, see POCO MAYOR.

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Society eyes permanent museum Coquitlam Heritage Society members concerned about closure of Riverview exhibit Kendra Wong editorial@thenownews.com

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fter years of housing a piece of Coquitlam’s history, the museum at Riverview Hospital is getting set to close its doors. The closure is part of a series of building closures that will eventually lead to the termination of operations at the hospital later this year, said Jill Cook, executive director of the Coquitlam Heritage Society (CHS). The two-room exhibit, located in the Industrial Services Building on the Riverview Hospital grounds off Lougheed Highway, is home to hundreds of local artifacts, including major pieces of hospital equipment, vintage furniture and staff uniforms from various hospital departments. “(It gives) the history of mental health in the province,” said Hazel Postma, chair of the CHS. “Riverview was the provincial asylum; it has an incredible history of mental health. You can see information on all the different therapies that were used. It’s a fascinating glimpse of mental health through the decades.” Following its closure on May 31, the collection will be placed in storage until exhibit space can be found. The CHS said finding new exhibit space is a top priority, however it does not have any locations in mind to house the Riverview collection. Postma and Cook called the closure of the space the “tipping point,” signalling an immediate need for dedicated museum space in the city. “Historic collections are all across the city, but there is nowhere to put them … There is the history of recreation in the city, health care (and) schools. We’ve got it all, but they’re in archives and people’s basements and we don’t have anywhere to put it so

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When Riverview shuts down, the mental-health artifacts in its museum will have no home. that the whole community can share (it),” Postma said. While the Mackin House is a period house in historic Maillardville, it only represents a period of Coquitlam’s history and is not an official museum, she added. Cook said the CHS is looking at the Surrey Museum in Cloverdale for inspiration. “It’s become very obvious that the no-museum model is not working for us. One way or another, we

have to find space within a city building or we have to find (funding for) a purpose-built building,” she said. Coquitlam’s museum could potentially house countless collections, as well as a full range of archival material that will offer a glimpse into the city’s past. Surrey’s museum cost approximately $5 million to build.

Council candidates reveal spending Jeremy Deutsch jdeutsch@thenownews.com As candidates vying for Coquitlam’s top political job were tossing around big sums of money, some of the council candidates were not far behind. Two-term councillor Linda Reimer spent $27,261 on her re-election campaign while raising $18,580 in contributions, including two $1,500 donations from Burke Mountain Homes and Infinity Properties. Coun. Neal Nicholson spent $23,691 on his campaign, taking in $20,878 in contributions. He received contributions from CUPE Local 386 for $7,500, and $1,500 from the Infinity Group. Former councillor Doug

Macdonell spent $17,254 and raised $14,350 in contributions, but failed to keep his seat. He received notable contributions of $1,500 each from Burke Mountain Homes and Infinity Properties. Macdonell finished in ninth spot, just 102 votes behind Coun. Brent Asmundson. Fred Soofi finished just a couple hundred votes short of a council spot in 10th place, spending $17,666 on his campaign, much of it selffunded. He did receive a $100 donation from CoquitlamMaillardville MLA Diane Thorne. Coquitlam Firefighters Local 1782 was active in last fall’s election, contributing $6,000 to various candidates. In Port Coquitlam, Coun. Brad West topped the polls and campaign expenses,

Linda Reimer, left, spent $27,261 to win re-election, while Fred Soofi spent $17,666 but did not win a seat. spending $25,085. He also received $24,950 in contributions, including $2,500 from Dominion Holdings and $1,500 each from CUPE Locals 561 and 498. Coun. Glenn Pollock won his seat around the table

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Voter says he was ‘robocalled’ Alfie Lau editorial@thenownews.com Andrew Phillips didn’t think much of the call he received on May 1, 2011. It was an automated call that advised him his polling station had changed from the Sapperton Pensioners’ Hall to a church that he can’t remember the name of. “I was confused, quite confused,” said the longtime Royal City resident who lives in the riding of New Westminster-Coquitlam. “For a short while, I wondered what was going on, but I looked at my voter’s card and decided I would just disregard the call and go to the pensioners’ hall to vote ... It was so strange, but I just wrote it off as an aberration.” Fast forward to lateFebruary and Phillips was watching the news and hearing about voters all across the country receiving “robocalls,” automated calls that were allegedly giving people wrong information about their polling station or were harassing in nature and claiming to be from a particular candidate. Phillips put the pieces together and felt strongly enough that he sent an e-mail to Elections Canada on March 5 alleging he had been robocalled. Several days later, Phillips got a call back from Elections Canada asking him three questions: Did the people who called identify themselves as being from Elections Canada; was it a male or female voice; and had he received a canvassing call from a political party prior to receiving the automated call. Phillips told Elections Canada he couldn’t remember in regards to the first two questions, but he and his wife Marianne had received a call from the Conservatives about a week prior to the election. “It was a real person on the other line,” said Phillips. “They asked whether we would be voting Conservative and we both said no. We’ve received canvassing calls like this in the past and nothing seemed out of the ordinary.” After watching more tele-

Diana Dilworth (Conservatives) and Fin Donnelly (NDP) ran in the federal riding of New Westminster-Coquitlam. vision news and hearing what other robocalls may have sounded like, Phillips is now pretty sure he received one. “I am absolutely sure that ours was not the only household in New WestminsterCoquitlam to receive such a robocall,” said Phillips. “Anyone else who received one should inform Elections Canada about theirs as well.” New Democrat Fin Donnelly was victorious in New WestminsterCoquitlam last May, defeating Conservative Diana Dilworth by more than 2,200 votes. “If this is the case and it’s proven that this is true, this is serious business. This is election fraud,” Donnelly told The Record. “This is absolutely unacceptable when it comes to tampering with the election process.” Donnelly said the scenario Phillips describes is consistent with what he’s heard other people say has happened to them. “People are contacted and asked who they are voting for, and if they say they’re not voting for the Conservatives, the next call is about a voter station change,” said Donnelly. “In a swing riding like mine, every vote counts.” Donnelly said while his office has received calls from constituents who believe they may have been robocalled, Phillips’ official complaint to Elections Canada is the first documented case he’s heard about in his riding. “I believe this is a serious enough issue that I’m calling for a public inquiry into this,” Donnelly said. “People feel this is an attack on their fundamental rights and it seems

like there’s enough evidence for a public inquiry.” Dilworth told The Record she is surprised and shocked to hear of robocalls going to any constituents in New Westminster-Coquitlam. “I am not aware of any robocalls taking place in New Westminster-Coquitlam,” she said. “The only phone calls going out for us were to our supporters, confirming their support … I am surprised and quite shocked. I know shenanigans do take place during elections, and it’s a shame this situation has gotten to where it has.” Dilworth said Phillips’ complaint is the first she’s heard in the riding she wanted to win and she, like Phillips, encourages anybody who may have received a robocall to contact Elections Canada. Dilworth added she’s following the story in the news, and while nothing has been proven so far, she is distressed in one regard. “It’s really unfair that all Conservatives have been painted with a very broad brush,” she said. “I was and am a very proud Conservative candidate.” Phillips would like to see an inquiry into how widespread the robocalls were and if the Conservatives are found to be responsible, he’d like to see byelections in affected ridings or an entire new federal election called. “This has to do with the governing of our country,” he said. “The health of our democracy depends upon it.” SFU economics professor Anke Kessler published a report in February that states robocalls in the last federal

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Coquitlam fire assistant chief Rod Gill. “I’m not sure if it was intentional or not to fall the tree in that direction, but it did.” Gill said the workers may have underestimated the distance from the tree to the roadway, which was approximately 75 to 100 feet. The baby suffered superficial injuries and was released along with all of the other passengers. “We’re very fortunate that nobody else was hurt … and everyone is OK,” said TransLink spokesperson Erin Dermer, adding that no other cars were damaged in the incident. The bus sustained damage to its roof, windshield and side windows. Crews were still examining the bus Monday to see whether it was drivable or would have to be towed back to the yard, Dermer added.

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Re: “Just park and walk already,” letter to the ‘Taxpayers appear to be editor, Wednesday, Feb. 22. getting greenwashed’ It appears that letter writer Dan Todd did not read the letter that I wrote. (Bylaw officers harassing famRe: “Green roof on fire hall?” Friday, March 16. ilies at soccer games, Friday, Feb. 17). When I drove past Port Moody’s police station at This person knows nothing about night recently, I noticed that the upper me, and therefore his comments were façade is illuminated with eight or so incorrect, mean and nasty. high-wattage flood lights. Update: I received a reply from the So on the one hand, Port Moody city To The Editor City of Coquitlam, and I quote “I will council is debating putting a “green certainly forward your suggestions roof” on the new fire hall, while cosmetregarding the establishment of a drop-off ic lighting wastes electricity and adds to zone, and the installation of signage directing people light pollution nearby. to one of the other lots should no space be available Taxpayers appear to be getting green-washed. in the closest lots, to the appropriate departments D. B. Wilson for consideration.” Port Moody S. Mullen Port Coquitlam

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hould we be shocked that Stephen Harper’s Conservative government is apparently looking at stripping fish habitat protection out of the Fisheries Act? Probably not. The Conservatives seem to have no shame where the environment is concerned. From Kyoto to the Athabasca tar sands, they seem to be intent on proving to their business supporters that the economy trumps the environment in all areas. Currently, any project that interferes with fish habitat must undergo an environmental assessment to obtain an authorization and must compensate for any loss of habitat. Leaked documents indicate that only fish of economic, ecological or cultural importance will be considered for protection, a level of vagueness that could lead to years of legal challenges and uncertainty. “This rumoured revision will remove the most important protection that Canadians have for fish and fish habitat, and endanger marine ecosystems and all Canadian rivers, lakes and streams,” said Catherine Stewart of the Living Oceans Society. The Conservatives have insisted that “no decision has been taken” on the fish habitat issue, but they have also stated that, “Federal fisheries policies designed to protect fish are outdated and unfocused in terms of balancing environmental and economic realities.” Critics are worried that the changes are being proposed to smooth the way for pipeline projects. But the changes will not just impact one or two pipeline projects — they will impact every struggling fish and other creature that depends on our country’s fragile natural environment. Streamkeepers and environmentalists feel we are already short of legislation to help protect against polluters and industry spills. If you can’t protect fish habitat in streams, rivers and the ocean, how would you think fish can survive? It’s not like they can pack their bags and move to Norway.

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Is premier conservative enough to win? P anyways. The relationship between the B.C. media remier Christy Clark has attracted a lot of and this province’s premier has always been an attention from her recruitment of key aides informal, accessible one — no matter who has from the Stephen Harper government, but I occupied the office. Any attempt to cut the media off haven’t seen much evidence that it has resulted in a from questioning her or her ministers would simply noticeable right-wing shift in her administration. blow up in the government’s face, and the last thing As a result, it follows that wooing supporters who this government needs is another case of bad relahave strayed to the B.C. Conservative party back to tions with anyone. the B.C. Liberal fold is going to require more than The other key aide now working in her office just a change in personnel and the odd photo op is Ken Boessenkool, a former Harper with Harper. aide who is now her chief of staff. His Oh sure, there was the dust-up right-wing credentials are impeccable, between reporters and her new combut there’s not much evidence of them munications director over a lack of influencing government policy. access to the premier in Vancouver Clark likes to boast that her governlast week that had everyone wondering ment’s latest budget is the “most conwhether this was the first clue a Harperservative” one in the country. like approach to governing was occurBut does a truly “conservative” budget ring. View From collect more than $1 billion in addiSara McIntyre, the new director, is a tional taxes, or raise the provincial debt former press secretary to Harper (who The Ledge by almost $7 billion in one year? Clark’s is well-known for his control-freak Keith Baldrey support of such things as the new tranapproach to communications). sit levy in Metro Vancouver, the carbon tax and a It was assumed this controlling approach would spiralling provincial debt load does little to appease find its way into the B.C. premier’s office, but other the hard-core conservative voter out there. than the aforementioned incident in Vancouver And until she finds a way to bring those voters (which saw McIntyre play a starring role on teleback into her party’s camp, her re-election chances vision newscasts, telling journalists they couldn’t are doomed. talk to the premier) this has not happened. The first evidence of whether she’s done enough Clark makes herself available on a regular basis to win those voters back will be seen relatively soon. to the media (the press gallery questions her every The upcoming byelections in Port Moody-Coquitlam day when she’s in Victoria) and so far hasn’t invited and Chilliwack-Hope will test the strength of the comparisons to the prime minister when it comes to B.C. Conservatives, and provide a real measure of media relations. that party’s impact on the B.C. Liberal party. She’d be well-advised not to go down that road

In the 2009 general election, the B.C. Conservative candidate in Chilliwack-Hope received just seven per cent of the vote, and the party didn’t even field a candidate in Port Moody-Coquitlam. This time, the party is running two credible candidates and both will likely make a strong impression. Christine Clarke is running in Port Moody, while John Martin is the party’s candidate in Chilliwack. In this province, history shows governments rarely win byelections (Christy Clark’s own victory in Vancouver-Point Grey was the first government win in more than 25 years) so the B.C. Liberals have to be considered underdogs in these contests. The byelection in Chilliwack-Hope could be particularly telling. This has all the earmarks of a genuine three-way race and it is conceivable the B.C. Liberals could finish third. The NDP usually gets about a third of the vote in that riding, and will likely fare a little better this time. But the key numbers to watch will be how the other two parties split the remaining vote. The result in Chilliwack-Hope will show whether Christy Clark’s insistence that she’s really a conservative deep down is actually resonating with disaffected B.C. Liberal voters. I have a feeling she still has a lot of convincing to do on that front. Hiring a couple of people from Stephen Harper’s office can only take you so far, and the B.C. Liberals have a long road ahead of them when it comes to recovering support. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.


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problem) and without considering my history to see if it was safe for me to take the drug. (It wasn’t.) Doctors may not have time for dinner, but mine only practises two to three days per week and adores travelling. Folks, the reason doctors are rushed and usually don’t examine you is because the shorter the appointments are, and the more of them they cram in, the more money they make. That’s also why they don’t take 10 seconds of their own time to call in a prescription refill to a pharmacy and milk a paid appointment out of it instead. Don’t believe me? Check out the sickening online magazine called Just for Canadian Doctors. In a column called “Doctor on a Soapbox,” doctors find tips and tricks to speed To The up appointments (because “time is money”) such as “pretend to take your patient’s pulse if you want them to stop talking.” Once upon a time, being a physician was an honourable, respected profession. This respect is not going to be restored by publishing nonsense propaganda telling us we are our doctor’s top priority; it will only be restored by doctors actually being good doctors again. If the “typical clinical style” of questioning that Dr. Wong refers to worked so well, an undiagnosed or misdiagnosed patient would be a rare anomaly. Years ago, taking the time to examine was a popular aid in successfully diagnosing patients. A doctor’s appointment is not a business meeting with an agenda — it is actually a professional being well paid to help a vulnerable, sick, hurting person. The patient’s agenda is quite simple: we want a thorough attempt at finding the correct diagnosis, followed by the best treatment plan

Re: “Be upfront when seeing your doctor,” Health Wise column by Dr. Davidicus Wong, Friday, March 16. If it’s true that the patients’ wellbeing is the primary concern of our doctors, Dr. Wong wouldn’t need to convince us of it, for it would be readily apparent. Instead, Dr. Wong would have us believe that it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, but it isn’t a duck. I once had a doctor who told me he didn’t think he had any other patients with the same disease as me, and so he “wasn’t going to get involved.” I fail to see how this discriminating act was out of concern for my wellbeing. Another doctor told me that Western medicine had nothing to offer for my very real, physical disease and that I should seek alternative medicine. My most recent attempt at finding a doctor ended when the doctor yelled at me that everyone has pain and, besides, I don’t have cancer. I am currently awaiting biopsy results from lumps found in both breasts. I did not access this care in any way from my doctor, I went through the B.C. screening mammography program, at the urging of a walk-in doctor. My female GP never, ever sent me for a mammogram. In a previous column, Dr. Wong admitted that the vast majority of his peers quickly narrowed down the differential to the most common diagnosis, which may or may not be the correct diagnosis. As a result of this dangerous method of doctoring, I have been injured from a severe, adverse reaction to a drug my doctor prescribed for me based on a wrong, but common, diagnosis (so it didn’t solve my original

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Shaughnessy crosswalk is dangerous On Tuesday, Feb. 21, an Archbishop Carney student was struck and injured while crossing on a marked crosswalk with overhead flashing lights at Shaughnessy Street and Fraser Avenue. Letters have been written to council many times regarding this crosswalk. This is the same type of crosswalk that a 16year-old was using on Como Lake Avenue a few years back, and she was struck and killed. A pedestrian-controlled light Editor has since been installed there. This recent accident should serve as a wake-up call to PoCo council. Please do not wait for a fatal accident before making this crossing safer. Drivers: please pay closer attention at crosswalks and keep our kids safe. Sue McLeod Port Coquitlam

I haven’t seen these new reflective lines myself, but friends who have, on the Sea-toSky Highway, tell me they’re really helpful and even work well on a dark rainy night. I don’t know why nobody thought of doing this sooner, but it sure is a good idea and I would love to see the same thing done on the Island Highway. Lesley Bates Courtenay, B.C.

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money, but now that the transit system is expanding, people are starting to realize the costs. Port Coquitlam Mayor Greg Moore cautioned that the recommendations are just

change the governance model. Clay suggested there is a disconnect between the elected officials and the TransLink board, while Stewart argued the current system

options the mayors would like as they consult with the public. “The mayors haven’t prioritized or chosen one of those options as more important than any of the others,” he said, adding they are a long ways from being implemented. And all the mayors agree with the request to

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was out of his own pocket. The mayor said he never expected to spend that amount, but circumstances changed his plans. He explained he originally put a $40,000 cap on his expenses, but that amount was raised to $50,000, and topped again after he was in a car accident days before the vote. Stewart said he spent $14,000 in the last week of the campaign on resources as he recovered from his injuries. “I’ve always believed money shouldn’t be a determining factor,” he said. “It wasn’t three years ago

and it wasn’t this year.” Stewart topped Lynch in the polls by 2,500 votes. The mayor said he plans to hold a fundraiser in April to help recoup some of his campaign expenses. Stewart didn’t reach the $60,000-mark on his own, netting some notable donations, including $5,000 each from Rosedale Leasing, Wesbild Holdings and Burke Mountain Homes. As for Lynch, he received notable contributions from Urban Gate for $10,000 and another $9,000 from CUPE Local 386, the Coquitlam Civic Employee Union. The races for mayor in Port Coquitlam and Port Moody were decidedly cheaper. PoCo Mayor Greg Moore cruised to a second term spending $29,799 on his campaign, while raising $30,185 in contributions.

doesn’t give the mayors input in the decisions other than raising money for TransLink. “No one in the world would accept the system we have now,” Stewart said.

Upcoming Traffic Pattern Changes in Coquitlam/Cape Horn During late March, a series of permanent traffic pattern changes will be implemented in the Coquitlam/Cape Horn area: Lougheed Highway Eastbound Lougheed Highway eastbound between Schoolhouse Street and the Cape Horn Interchange will be shifted onto a new overpass and drivers will be re-routed to the south side of Highway 1. Lougheed Highway traffic travelling to Highway 1 eastbound will have a direct connection to Highway 1, and will be separated by a barrier from traffic continuing to Lougheed Highway eastbound.

He received notable contributions from Onni Contractors for $5,000 and another $2,000 each from Liberty Homes and Emterra Group. Challenger William Issa kept his campaign cheap, spending $3,281 and receiving $1,950 in contributions. Moore won the election by more than 4,000 votes. In Port Moody, Mayor Mike Clay spent $9,750 on his successful campaign, also raising $10,344 in contributions. He received notable donations from Appia developments for $2,000, and Polygon Homes for $500. His closest challenger, Robert Simons, spent slightly more at $10,891, most of which was self-funded. Katie Kickbush finished a distant third in votes and campaign expenses, spending just $188.

Highway 1 Eastbound The exit from Highway 1 eastbound to Lougheed Highway, United Boulevard and the Mary Hill Bypass (Exit 44) will be shifted approximately two kilometres west of its current location. Drivers exiting to these routes must follow signs and remain in the right-hand lanes. Drivers should watch for electronic message boards, and are reminded to exercise caution at all times and obey construction signs and speed limits. Please be advised that speeding fines are double in construction zones.

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“This woman’s arrests is A trio of alleged metal thieves will soon get face-time a great example of how our crime-reduction strategy with a judge after allegedly works and why having a spebeing caught red-handed. cial team of investigators that Coquitlam RCMP’s Prolific target prolific offenders makes Target Team (PTT) arrested perfect sense,” said Coquitlam the group on March 14, while RCMP Supt. Claude Wilcott. they were allegedly attempting to steal wire and break into a vehicle around the Police appeal to United Boulevard area. hit-and-run driver The force’s PTT was keepCoquitlam Mounties are ing an eye on one of the calling on the driver of a hitwomen in the group after and-run to come she was arrested forward. days earlier and Police said charged with misa 24-year-old chief for another woman was using metal theft. Jeremy Deutsch a marked crossPolice said one walk on Friday, of the general March 9 at the duty members had Marmont Street and Brunette “street checked” the suspect Avenue intersection when she several times, which gave the was hit by a pick-up truck. team enough information to The truck was turning left identify her as a possible suspect in a recent spike in metal from King Edward Street onto Brunette. thefts in the area. Police said the driver did The investigation led to not stop to check on the pedthe arrests of Janet Milne, estrian and drove around her 54, Jason Whitford, 32, and to flee the scene. Shannon Barelli, 22, of The accident happened at Surrey, who are facing char2:30 p.m. ges of mischief over $5,000, The truck is described as possession of break-in instrubeing light gold or yellow in ments, and theft. colour with a canopy. Whitford was also charged There is a window on the for possession of stolen propback of the canopy and the erty, while Milne was charged truck may have raised suspenfor failing to comply with her sion. undertaking condition.

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tion when she sees fit. Meanwhile, Liberal candidate Dennis Marsden said he’s just making sure all the pieces are in place when the election is finally called. He officially opened his campaign office on Saturday, March 17. But Marsden defended against his opponents’ assertions that residents haven’t been properly represented in the last five months. He noted that former MLA Iain Black’s constituency office is shared with colleague and Coquitlam-Burke

Mountain MLA Doug Horne, and that calls and questions from residents are being addressed appropriately. “Any issues that the residents have brought to attention have been addressed,” he said, adding it would be “deceitful” to claim otherwise. All three candidates said they are ready for the campaign when the election does eventually get underway. The riding of Port MoodyCoquitlam has been vacant since October after Iain Black resigned to take a job with the Vancouver Board of Trade.

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Kendra Wong editorial@thenownews.com Coquitlam resident Ryan McKenzie is turning the written word into a unique way of donating to charity. McKenzie, along with business partner Kevin Hinton, created the website InfoBarrel.com. The Coquitlam-based business is a crowd-sourced website that allows writers to submit articles for posting. They can then choose whether or not to donate their share of revenues from online advertising to charity. InfoBarrel.com’s charity of choice is the Huntington Society of Canada. Huntington disease is a genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination, leading to incapacitation and eventually death. “We have advertising on the site. Typically, if you’re a writer we give you 75 per cent of the revenue generated by the article,” said McKenzie. “Instead of giving the money to the writer, it goes to charity.” The website also features a charity progress tracker, which is updated weekly, showing how much money has been raised. According to McKenzie, since its launch in 2006, the website has become one of the largest such sites in Canada, with approximately 92,000 members. So far, he said, 1,780 articles have generated more than $2,600 for the Huntington Society. For McKenzie, the cause is close to his heart. “My sister (Courtenay) was diagnosed

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Ryan McKenzie (left) and Kevin Hinton are behind InfoBarrel.com. with the rare disease in 2006, which is what originally sparked my interest in supporting the cause. Since then I have organized numerous other fundraisers outside of InfoBarrel.com, but couldn’t resist the idea of mass collaboration and social media applied to fundraising.” For now, the website remains a compilation of “how tos” ranging from How to Plan a Group Picnic in 6 Easy Steps to Understanding the Capital Gains Tax and Money Saving Strategies and a Beginner’s Guide to Investing. Anyone from Grade 12 students to university professors is encouraged to contribute, McKenzie said. “Our stance is that not everybody has

the money or the time to do things for charity,” he explained. “But everybody is an expert in one field. Why not take 20 or 30 minutes and write down what you know and you can help make a difference?” McKenzie hopes the site will eventually grow into a “destination” for information online. “We want it to become a resource for just about anything you would need to search for,” he said. “It’s not going to be as authoritative as Wikipedia … we’re pushing our writers to continuously produce better content. Our goal is to have the website be a destination for information.”

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Hissing cockroaches, above, got quite a reaction as Cinemazoo founder Gary Oliver visited the Pinetree Village Chapters for a live animal presentation and book signing. Oliver also showed off a bird-eating tarantula (right) during his visit. Check out www.thenownews.com and look under the PHOTO GALLERIES section to see more photos.

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he Merry Marionettes are bringing childhood stories to life at the Evergreen Cultural Centre from March 21 to 25. The dynamic duo from Nova Scotia will perform two classic tales on alternating dates: The Brementown Musicians, a tale about an aging donkey who follows his dream of becoming a musician, and Jack and the Beanstalk about a boy who trades his cow to a traveller for a bag of magic beans. The Brementown Musicians takes place on March 21, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and March 25 at 2 p.m. Show times for Jack and the Beanstalk are March 22, at 11 p.m. and 2 p.m., March 23 at 11 a.m., and March 24 at 2 p.m.

PoCo offers arts program

The Leigh Square Community Arts Village will be launching a new drop-in program for creatively minded youth. On Thursdays beginning March 29, youth between the ages of 13 and 18 will be able to use The Gathering Place as open studio space. The program, set to run from Kendra 3:30 to 5 p.m., will be facilitated by Leigh Square staff, who will encourage participants to work on current projects or experiment with new ideas ranging from painting old skateboard decks to repurposing sneakers or old clothing. Art materials and supplies will also be available. The program also aims to provide opportunities for

The Merry Marionettes are from Nova Scotia. youth to exhibit their artwork within the Arts Village or at local events.

Port Moody wants ceramic artists

The Port Moody Arts Centre is accepting applications for its ceramics artist in residence program, a one-year residency beginning May 1. The residency will require an emphasis on making, learning and sharing the Wong process of creating with clay, and is open to all emerging or established ceramic artists over 19. Artists must also be available for a minimum of eight hours per week to work in the studio, supervise public outreach activities, give informal talks and studio tours for student groups, as well help with demonstrations and exhibition

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installation. The application deadline is 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. Applications are available at www.pomoarts.ca.

Celebrate Easter in PoCo

Kids are invited to celebrate Easter at the Leigh Square Community Arts Village on Sunday, April 7 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The second-annual Easter Arts Celebration will feature egg decorating, scavenger egg hunts, bunny-ear crafts, storytelling and musical entertainment by Jennifer Pielak from Second Storey Theatre. Participants will also get to leave with a surprise chocolate goody bag. Parents are asked to register their children online at www.experienceit.ca or call 604-927-7529. The cost is $10 per child, and all participants must be accompanied by an adult.

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Pictured (l-r): Shannon Milne, Special Events and Support Volunteer Coordinator, Crossroads Hospice Society; Barb Henham, Executive Director, Crossroads Hospice Society; Bob Tanaka, President, Crossroads Hospice Society Board of Directors; Jon Adams,Assistant Branch Manager RBC - Coquitlam Town Centre Branch; Brian DeGear, RBC - Port Coquitlam Branch;Ann Colasimone, Account Manager RBC - Coquitlam Town Centre Branch and Chris Lean, RBC - New Westminster Main Branch

Casual days in comfy jeans resulted in a total of $1,285 being raised for Crossroads Hospice Society by the employees of RBC as a part of Crossroads Hospice Society Denim Day fundraiser.The employees purchased and wore Crossroads pins in support of Denim Day for Crossroadsâ&#x20AC;Śa day held to give the employees a chance to "go casual" and don their denims by donating to support the society's mission offering compassionate care to those affected by the end-of-life experience. Pictured (l-r): Barb Henham, Executive Director, Crossroads Hospice Society; Shannon Milne, Special Events and Support Volunteer Coordinator, Crossroads Hospice Society; Jon Adams, Assistant Branch Manager RBC Coquitlam Town Centre Branch; Ann Colasimone,Account Manager, RBC - Coquitlam Town Centre Branch and Bob Tanaka, President, Crossroads Hospice Society Board of Directors.

RBC Employee Volunteer Grant

Ann Colasimone, Account Manager, RBC - Coquitlam Town Centre Branch and Jon Adams, Assistant Branch Manager RBC - Coquitlam Town Centre Branch are two RBC employees who, not only support Crossroads in their workday world but also in their personal lives.As a part of the Employee Volunteer Grant Program employees must volunteer at least 40 hours per year to be eligible for the funds. As a result they donated $500 each through RBC's Employee Volunteer Grant program. Pictured (l-r): Brian DeGear - RBC - Coast Meridian Branch; Rebecca Embley - RBC Como Lake Branch; Susi Buonassisi Coquitlam Town Centre Branch; Ally Janmohamed - Port Moody Branch and Ian Howell Coquitlam Town Centre Branch.

Days of Caring

As a part of their annual Days of Caring program, five Tri-Cities area RBC employees rolled up their sleeves to help Crossroads Hospice Society do a little clean up at the Crossroads Hospice Labyrinth Healing Garden.As the sun shone, the eager gardeners, with support from the City of Port Moody staff, raked, pulled and power-washed at the garden to enhance the peaceful site for those who would walk its path.The garden, located in Pioneer Memorial Park in Port Moody, is a central tool for Crossroads programs and services as well as a place for the public to enjoy some solace and meditation.


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IMAGINING SUCCESS: The March 3 Imagine gala at the Red Robinson Show Theatre — which featured guests like BC Lion Geroy Simon (right), who wowed the crowd with clap pushups — netted $100,000 for the SHARE Family & Community Services Society. SHARE’s director of development Heather Scott told The NOW the event matched the amount raised at last year’s gala, and those funds will now go towards food bank and early childhood development programs.

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Teens invited to compete in Hunger Games contest Teens are encouraged to enter a Hunger Games “Yepardy” contest tomorrow (Thursday, March 22) at the Coquitlam Public Library. Battle for glory by answering devilishly difficult questions. Fight for survival by ringing your answer bell a fraction of a second faster than your opponents. When the quiz ends, only one team will be left standing. In the Hunger Games Yepardy quiz contest, teams of two to four teenagers will compete for prizes by answering skill-testing questions derived from Suzanne Collins’ dystopian trilogy. Requiring answers to be phrased as questions, and featuring a variety of thematic categories, the quiz format may remind players of

a popular television game show. The team that has accumulated the best score at the end of Final Yepardy will earn prizes for all its members. Prizes will also be awarded to the team and audience member with the best Hunger Games themed costumes. Teens in grades 6 through 12 are welcome to register. They can either join the program singly, or as part of a team. Lone registrants will be assigned to a team for the quiz. Anyone may watch, but space is limited. Snacks will be served. The quiz will run from 2 to 3 p.m. in the program room at the City Centre branch. To register, call Chris at 604-937-4140, Ext. 208, or e-mail cmiller@library.coquitlam.bc.ca.

Just Ask! now at libraries For anyone who’s ever felt the frustration of picking through a multitude of answers in response to a Google or Yahoo search, help is at hand. Imagine your own personal guide to the Internet, a trained professional able to return an answer from a reputable source in moments. Imagine someone with access to all kinds of subscription resources — journals, articles and newspapers — not available on the open net. And imagine that you could

have all of this for free, in the comfort of your own home. For patrons of libraries in the Lower Mainland, this is exactly what a new chat reference service is offering. Just Ask! enables patrons to connect directly to trained professionals who will help them find answers to any question, no matter how obscure. Seventeen libraries have joined together to offer the new service, which is accessed through links and chat boxes embedded in library websites. Librarians staffing the ser-

vice, which launched last fall, have already answered questions ranging from homework help to how to start a small business. In a few cases questions may need to be referred to the patron’s local library, but most are answered right away. If you’re looking for answers, check out your local library website and Just Ask! for immediate help. Just Ask! is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

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Port Coquitlam youth soccer gets corporate kick! Local company Euro-Rite Cabinets Ltd. has stepped up to help Port Coquitlam kids get a much needed financial boost to their soccer program. Euro-Rite has become the major sponsor of the Port Coquitlam youth soccer association. Some of the goals on the league’s agenda are: An all-weather field, better lighting, training for coaches and development for players, a new club house, updated equipment and more team tents to keep dry during rainy games. Plus they would like to be able to increase the number of scholarships to players. It is difficult to get the things the league needs to function as well as keep the fees affordable. The league pays over $70,000 in gym and field rentals alone for 1 season. The operating costs eat up the player registration fees. It takes this type of corporate sponsorship for the league to reach their goals. Chris MacKinnon, President and CEO of Euro-Rite Cabinets, Euro-Rite has been in business for 30 years and very proud to give back and help strengthen our community. We believe there are great benefits to youth sports and being part of a team. It’s an exciting time to be involved with the Port Coquitlam FC program and all of us at Euro-Rite sincerely hope our contribution will help the club achieve some of their goals. Part of Euro-Rite’s contribution includes a $20,000.00 kitchen renovation that is being raffled off by the league. Tickets for the raffle are still available and can be purchased for $5 from any player within the league or from Euro-Rite Cabinets show room at 1610 Industrial Ave., Port Coquitlam, BC. The raffle will be drawn Saturday, March 31st, 2012 during the league’s annual jamboree at Gates Park. The Jamboree will be held Saturday, March 31st and Sunday, April 1st at Gates Park, 1265 Citadel Drive, Port Coquitlam. There will be fun for the whole family - rides, games, food and your chance to win a $20,000.00 kitchen renovation! Purchase wristbands for only $10 which provides access to all the games and rides, plus includes 1 hotdog and 1 drink.

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services so Smartphone users can easily make and change plans from the open road. For a surcharge of $5, reservations can also be made through a call centre at 1-800-689-9025.

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B.C.’s provincial parks are popular. As reported last fall, camping reservations in provincial parks were up eight per cent over 2010, and up an impressive 48 per cent for the

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Thinking about a camping vacation this summer? For the first time ever, campers are now able to book up to three reservations at one time for their favourite BC Parks campground. Reservation fees apply for each booking, according to a press release from the province. Reservations for all frontcountry provincial campgrounds began on March 15, and reservations for group sites are available up to 12 months in advance. Reservations for the Bowron Lake canoe circuit opened in January to accommodate international visitors’ travel plans. Also new this year is the addition of the Ralph River campground to Discover Camping reservations. Ralph River is in Strathcona Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. Parking fees were eliminated from B.C.’s provincial parks last May, making them more accessible to families.


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Debt reduction tips for Boomers As Boomers get closer to retirement age, many are still loaded down by debt. This is an issue because their income will be greatly reduced during retirement and paying down debt will be increasingly more difficult. The best idea is to clear the debt first. The experts from Desjardins Financial Security suggest that while you’re still working, it’s important to look at your financial situation seriously and start making the necessary adjustments now.

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Canada’s “Retiring with debt” publication, one in three retirees has some form of debt, and that’s equally true for couples and single people. The debt can be in the form of loans, credit cards and lines of credit. But the good news is that these retirees owe less than Canadian workers aged 55 and up. Their median debt is $19,000, as compared to $40,000 for workers. The ideal plan is to develop good financial habits during your working life to ensure that you have plenty of savings and few liabilities at retirement. Understanding your liabilities and paying them off

There are two types of debt: one increases your assets like a mortgage and the other reduces your assets like credit cards. Credit in and of itself isn’t the problem, so long as it’s managed well. To know exactly where you stand make a list of all your liabilities: • Bank and store credit cards tend to have the highest interest rates, so you should focus on paying this off first • Lines of credit • Car loan • Investment loans • Student loans Once you’ve paid off the debt with the highest interest rate, consider trying to pay off your

mortgage next. You can reduce the amortization period for your mortgage by increasing your payment amounts, payment frequency (e.g. weekly rather than monthly) or by making a prepayment. As an added protection, consider credit insurance and term life insurance. In case of illness, disability or death, these types of insurance will protect your family by covering off your debts and securing your assets. For more information, speak to your financial

Romance report confirms we’re never too old for love (NC) — Seniors are setting the record straight: love and romance aren’t just for the young. In fact, seven in 10 seniors over the age of 75 say they’re never too old for love. This is one of the key findings of the Revera Report on Romance, which surveyed older adults aged 75-plus, Boomers and Gen Yers, to find out about their expectations and experiences with social interaction as they age — including love, romance and companionship. The report found: • Only 38 per cent of Boomers and Gen Yers believe love and romance will still be very important when they are over 75, compared to 88 per cent of seniors who say companionship is something they couldn’t do without. • Just as many seniors have romantic partners as 18 to 30 year olds (approximately 50 per cent for each group). • Senior men place

higher importance on love and romance, with 83 per cent saying it’s important, compared to just 56 per cent of senior women. “Seniors’ positive outlook on love and romance is encouraging to see because they are both important aspects of social interaction,” says Dr. Amy D’Aprix, gerontologist and an expert on aging. “What many people don’t know is that remaining socially active can have a significant impact on your physical health, such as reducing your risk of developing dementia and

Alzheimer’s disease. It’s also been shown to have a comparable impact on mortality as smoking and alcohol and, of course, there’s no question that it also contributes to happiness and emotional health.” Seniors themselves recognize that social interaction and having meaningful relationships can make all the difference when it comes to aging. In fact, 98 per cent of seniors believe that keeping socially active is just as important to successful aging as good physical health.

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Easter Seals Students set to battle over books campaign now on Easter Seals’ “Paper Eggs” will be “hatching” at participating retail locations across B.C. You can help support kids and families in your community who benefit from Easter Seals programs and services by purchasing a colourful paper egg for $2. Write your name and have it displayed showing your support for this cause. The program, which began March 4, will run through April 8. Look for Paper Eggs in your community in the following stores: Marketplace IGA — to March 31 Bargain Shop — to April 8 Booster Juice — to April 8 Money Mart — to April 8 The BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities operates Easter Seal Camps and Easter Seal Houses, and provides patient care grants. Children and families from all over B.C. utilize Easter Seals programs and services, according to a press release. More than 850 children with disabilities attend specialized camps, and more than 32,000 bed nights are used annually at Easter Seals houses. For more information, visit www.lionsbc.ca or call 1-800818-4483.

Spectators are welcome as the Port Moody Public Library hosts its fifth-annual Battle of the Books. Everyone is invited to drop by and watch School District 43 middle school students compete to see who knows the most about their books. The final competition will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at 2:45 p.m. at the Inlet Theatre. No registration is required to drop in as a spectator. During the competition, 12 teams will face off in a tournament-style book trivia contest. Trivia questions are based on six top-notch books chosen by local teacher librarians. This year’s titles include Fish, by L.S. Matthews; The Alchemyst, by Michael Scott;

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Farmer; and Zen and the Art of Faking It, by Jordan Sonnenblick. In 2012, competing

middle schools include Banting, Citadel, Como Lake, Hillcrest, Maillard, Kwayhquitlum, Maple Creek, Minnekhada, Montgomery, Moody, Scott Creek and Summit. Each school fielded multiple teams, and more than 300 students participated in the in-school competitions. The top team from each school will represent their classmates at the final round. All Battle of the Books participants will receive a medallion to recognize their hard work, but only one school will take home the first prize cup. This coveted trophy will be engraved with the winning school’s name, and will become property of the firstplace school — at least until next year’s battle.

FUNDING FOR STUDENTS, NOT FOR WAGE HIKES. The BCTF is demanding a 15 per cent wage hike and other benefits that would cost $2 billion and raise taxes for BC families. Virtually all other public sector unions have settled for no wage increases. It’s unacceptable that schools are disrupted and that students and their families are inconvenienced over an unreasonable salary demand in difficult economic times. The union is making claims and demands that simply don’t add up.

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The government wants more time for teacher training and to ensure that Pro-D days really are for professional development.

The union says all teaching positions should be selected on the basis of seniority.

The government supports seniority but qualifications must also count so that math teachers teach math, and science teachers teach science.

The union says that teachers who perform poorly in evaluations will be dismissed – ‘one strike and you’re out’.

The government wants to support teacher improvement through a standardized evaluation process.

The union says that government refuses to negotiate.

There has been over a year of negotiations and 78 full bargaining sessions.

The union says that class size limits have been eliminated.

Class size limits will remain in place on all grades across BC.

The union says that BC has 700 fewer special needs teachers.

2100 new teaching assistants have been hired since 2001. And, with a new $165 million Learning Improvement Fund, we will hire more.

It’s time to focus on what matters most in education – BC’s students. That’s why we are focused on per-student funding which is at an all time high, not on wage increases. We all want to do more to make BC’s education system even better. It’s the driving force behind BC’s Education Plan that teachers, parents and students are helping to shape. Teachers care about their students. Parents care about their children’s future.

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Gold and Silver Coins Selling for Highest Prices in Over 30 Years Due to Weak Economy and It’s Happening Right Here in Coquitlam!

By DAVID MORGAN STAFF WRITER

ICC will be placing ads in newspapers, radio and running television spots this week asking people to bring in any old silver and gold coins made before 1968 and U.S. coins made before 1970. Those that bring in their coins will be able to speak with collectors one on one and have their coins looked at by a specialist. With the help of these ICC members, offers will be made to those that have coins made before 1968. Offers will be made based on silver or gold content and the rarity of the coins. All coins made before 1968 will be examined and purchased including gold coins, silver coins, silver dollars, all types of nickels and pennies. Those that decide to sell their coins will be paid on the spot. If you are like a lot of people you might have a few old coins or even a coffee can full lying around. If you have ever wondered what they are worth now might be your chance to find out and even sell them if you choose. They could be worth a lot according to the International Coin Collectors also known as ICC. Collectors will pay a fortune for some coins and currency for their collections. If it is rare enough, one coin could be worth over $100,000 according to Eric Helms, coin collector and ICC member. One ultra rare dime, an 1894S Barber, sold for a record $1.9 million to a collector in July of 2007. While that is an extreme example, many rare and valuable coins are stashed away in dresser drawers or lock boxes around the country. The ICC and its collector members have organized a traveling event in search of all types of coins and currency. Even common coins can be worth a significant amount due to the high price of silver and gold, says Helms. Washington quarters and Roosevelt dimes can be worth many times their face value. Recent silver markets have driven the price up on common coins made of silver. Helms explains that all U.S. half dollars, quarters and dimes made before 1970 contain 90% silver and are sought after any time silver prices rise. Right now it’s a sellers market he said. The rarest coins these collectors are looking for include $20, $10, $5 and $2 1/2 gold coins and any coin made before 1850. These coins always bring big premiums according to the ICC. Silver dollars are also very sought after nowadays. Other types of items the ICC will be purchasing during this event include U.S. currency, gold bullion, investment gold, silver bars, silver rounds, proof sets, etc. Even foreign coins are sought after and will be purchased.

Also at this event anyone can sell their gold jewellery, dental gold or anything made of gold on the spot. Gold is currently trading at record high prices. Bring anything you think might be gold and the collectors will examine, test and price it for free. If you decide to sell, you will be paid on the spot – it has been an unknown fact that coin dealers have always paid more for jewellery and scrap gold than other jewelers and pawn brokers. So whether you have one coin you think might be valuable or a large collection you recently inherited, you can talk to these collectors for free. If your’re lucky you may have a rarity worth thousands. Either way there is nothing to lose and it sounds like fun!

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Province issues warning about computer scam For several months, phone scammers have been targeting British Columbians by pretending to be with a reputable computer software company, asking to perform urgent software updates and requesting hundreds of dollars as a fee for their service. In response to this and other frauds, the province and Consumer Protection BC are teaming up during Fraud Prevention Month to provide tips to help British Columbians fraudproof themselves. Fraud Prevention Month is a national initiative with the goal of fighting fraud aimed at

businesses and consumers. This phone scam is a prevalent one, according to a press release. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says it currently accounts for 70 per cent of all fraud complaints in Canada. The phone scam works like this: Tom, a B.C. resident, receives a phone call at dinnertime. The caller explains he is from “Microsoft Tech Support.” He asks Tom whether his computer is running slowly and encourages him to download software right away to fix his computer. Tom has found that his system has been sluggish

lately so he follows the caller’s instructions and bills the new “software” to his credit card. The total bill is in the hundreds of dollars. Unfortunately, Tom has been scammed and has installed spyware, or malware, on his computer. The corrupt program can potentially monitor what he is typing on his computer, including personal information like banking details and passwords. Here are some tips to protect you and your family from becoming a victim of this “virusfixing” scheme:

• If you receive one of these unsolicited phone calls, hang up and do not download anything onto your computer. • Do your research and ask questions around all unsolicited phone calls. • Get the name, phone number and website address of any company that calls you. Check to see if it is a legitimate company or if a real company’s name is being used as part of a scam. The Internet has a great deal of useful information on scam avoidance. • Do not provide any personal information, especially your credit card number.

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Events of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic SATURDAY, MARCH 31 Games, as part of its leadership speaker series, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts at 7 p.m. at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. free bingo at 1 p.m. and meat draws (turTickets, which cost $25 each, are available at key and ham) starting at 3:30 p.m. at 2675 the Evergreen box office. Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. For more informaRoyal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts tion, call 604-942-8911. free bingo at 1 p.m. at 2675 Shaughnessy St., Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA Diane Thorne PoCo. Info: 604-942-8911. hosts an annual open house and coffee party Port Moody Public Library hosts family fun from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at her constituency nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Preschoolers will office at 102-1108 Austin Ave. in make crafts and listen to stories. Coquitlam. Refreshments will be Parent participation is required served. Information: 604-933and all families are welcome. No 2001. registration fees. Info: 604-469Metro Vancouver Regional events@thenownews.com 4635. Parks offers a hike through WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 Minnekhada Regional Park. It is a moderately strenuous hike with Terry Fox Library hosts a meetsome steep sections of trail and natural rock ing of the Coffee Mug Club book club, from steps. To register: 604-432-6359. Cost: $5.50 7 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Members are currently reading Our Lady of the for adults, and $3.25 for youths and seniors. Forest by David Guterson. New members are ONGOING welcome. Info: 604-927-7999. Al-Anon meets Mondays at 1 p.m., Eagle Ridge Hospital hosts the auxiliary Wednesdays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at noon at spring bazaar, featuring floral arrangements, Como Lake United Church (535 Marmont St., crafts, sewing and knit and crochet items from Coquitlam), plus Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at St. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds will be used for the Andrew’s United Church (2318 St. Johns St., purchase of equipment and patient comfort Port Moody). Info: 604-688-1716 or 604-461items. 6991. Tri-City Centennial Stamp Club hosts a Alzheimer Society of B.C. hosts caregiver small stamp auction in the McGee room of the support groups. The Coquitlam group meets Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex, 630 Poirier the last Wednesday of each month from 7 to St. in Coquitlam, at 7 p.m. Info: 9 p.m., and the PoCo group meets the second paperdrive@gmail.com Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. A SHARE Alcohol and Drug Program offers Chinese-speaking support group is held the an education session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on first Thursday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m. the second floor of 2615 Clarke St in Port Info: 604-298-0711. Moody. The topic is Stage II: Recovery — Life Apex Netball Club practises Mondays from in the Future. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Middle School, 2161 Regan Ave., Coquitlam. For women and THURSDAY, MARCH 29 girls of all ages. Info: Wendy at 604-552-3219. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 Art Focus Artists’ Association meets hosts Texas hold ’em at 7:30 p.m. at 2675 Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Outlet in Shaughnessy St., PoCo. Info: 604-942-8911. Leigh Square (2253 Leigh Sq., PoCo). Artists of FRIDAY, MARCH 30 all experience levels and interests share their Place Maillardville Community Centre hosts work. Info: 604-942-7611. Baby’s First Year speaker Linda Moon, who will Baker’s Corner Preschool is a parent pardiscuss dental health, from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. at ticipation school with classes for three- and 1200 Cartier Ave. in Coquitlam. This is a free, four-year-olds inside Baker Drive Elementary drop-in program with no need to register. Info: (885 Baker Dr., Coquitlam). Registrations 604-933-6166. accepted on an ongoing basis. Info: 604-461Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts 5848 or www.bakerscornerpreschool.com. meat draws starting at 3:30 p.m. at 2675 Barnet Sailing Cooperative welcomes new Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. For more informamembers, be they landlubbers or old salts. tion, call 604-942-8911. Members sail Burrard Inlet, Desolation and

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SHARE Alcohol and Drug Program hosts an educational workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St in Port Moody. People with drug or alcohol problems, and those concerned about their use, are welcome to attend. Info: 604-936-3900. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts cribbage at 2675 Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. Info: 604-942-8911.

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PoCo Heritage hosts “Scouting in Port Coquitlam,” presented by Patrick McCarthy, from 7 to 8 p.m. at The Archives in Leigh Square. Info: 604-927-8403. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 offers free Texas hold ’em games at 7:30 p.m. at 2675 Shaughnessy St. Info: 604-942-8911.

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Fraser Valley Bead Show comes to the Executive Plaza Hotel at 405 North Rd. in Coquitlam from 2 to 8 p.m. Watch free demonstrations and find exclusive beads and jewelry. Admission is $7. Children under 12 are free. Show continues on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts live entertainment by The Skoundrels, as well as the chance to win a turkey or ham for Easter dinner, at 4 p.m. at 2675 Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. Info: 604-942-8911.

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133 hosts a game of hand and foot at 1 p.m. at 2675 Shaughnessy St. in PoCo. For more information, call 604-942-8911.

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Port Moody Public Library hosts a family fun night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the ParkLane Room. Preschoolers should be 2-1/2 to six years old, and siblings are welcome to attend. Parent participation is required. All families are welcome, including ESL and newcomers. Registration is not required for this free, drop-in program. The library is located at 100 Newport Dr. City of Coquitlam hosts John Furlong, CEO

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Express down 2-1 in playoff set with Kings There were ample reasons for the Coquitlam Express to hum along to the Beach Boys’ eponymous hit Good Vibrations Monday night. Not only did the club secure a 3-2 overtime win, but they also scored a crucial power play marker. The fact that Monday’s offensive output matched their goal totals from the previous two games combined doesn’t hurt either. The Express drew their best-of-seven series with the Powell River Kings to 2-1 Monday, after Justin Georgeson tallied the game winner just over two minutes into the extra session. Having posted 18 goals in the regular season, Georgeson got on the postseason scoresheet Monday after converting a two-on-one marker off a broken play to give the Express some confidence, momentum and mojo. “I scored quite a few goals this season, but none of that magnitude,” Georgeson said. “Getting a goal like that, especially in that game, kind of swings the momentum in the series back to our way. It was exciting and it was nice that something good finally happened for me.” Monday’s game winner came at the 2:25 mark of overtime, as the Maple Ridge product convened on Kings netminder Sean Maguire in a two-on-one scenario alongside Express captain Alex Petan. Georgeson first attempted to hook his partner up, but the lone Kings defenceman blocked the pass. Thankfully for Coquitlam, that block saw the puck carom right back onto Georgeson’s stick for the relatively easy tap in. “Honestly, we were pretty tired on that play, but as soon as I saw the puck go in, I had 100 per cent of my energy back,” Petan said. Outside of Georgeson’s game winner, the Express also  CONT. ON PAGE 30, see EXPRESS

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egardless of whether he plays an instrument or not, it’s pretty safe to say that Jesse Crookes is Port Coquitlam’s newest rock star. The Grade 12 Terry Fox Secondary student hit the proverbial shot of his life Saturday night to give Fox a last second, come-from-behind 75-74 win over the home town Walnut Grove Gators. In the process of doing so, Crookes helped Fox secure its first B.C. AAA boys basketball championship since 1994, thanks in part to the 10-foot jumper he hit with less than four seconds to play. “In my head, I was thinking to myself, ‘OK, I know I don’t have much time here, so I’m just going to take the shot myself,’” Crookes recalled Monday. “I remember driving, pulling up and shooting and I had no idea what would come after that. But it went in. It was crazy. What an amazing feeling.” For a club ranked 10th headed into the big dance, the fact that they were even in the finals came as a shock to some. On top of that underdog billing, the Ravens found themselves trailing by as many as nine

points with under three minutes to go. They rallied with 10 straight to take a late lead before Walnut Grove pulled ahead by one with under 10 seconds to play in the fourth quarter. Cue up the timeout for instruction, and a replica of PoCo’s favourite son for inspiration. “We had a brass trophy of Terry Fox that we all touched when we came out of the timeout as a sort of good luck kind of thing,” Crookes said. The play was initially drawn up for Daniel Collins to shoot a three from beyond the arc, a shot that ultimately didn’t fall. Tanner Moss grabbed that crucial rebound and dished it to Crookes, who then faked a shot, lost his defender momentarily and dropped what proved to be the game winner. “It was really surreal. I felt like it was a dream at that time, because I couldn’t believe I actually just did that,” Crookes said. “I’ve had tons of people texting me and congratulating me. People I don’t even know have been e-mailing me and congratulating me. It’s been crazy.” On top of Crookes’ 16 points on the night, Fox got a team-high 17 points from tournament MVP and first team all-star Ryan Sclater, who made eight-ofnine field goal attempts. Collins also dropped 13, while Trevor Casey netted 10.

“It’s pretty crazy. I realize that I probably wasn’t the best player at the tournament, but I guess I won [the MVP] because I was leading the winning team,” Sclater said. “I have to thank all my teammates, because if we don’t win that tournament there’s no way I win that trophy. It really comes down a total team effort for me to be recognized like that.” The fact that Fox had four players in double digits in Saturday’s final is an apt reflection of the makeup of the team — getting it done by committee while maintaining a fighting spirit all season long. “I attribute that resiliency to the character of our guys,” said Fox co-coach Steve Hanson. “Some days as a coach, you don’t know exactly why your team lost, but you have to get back at it and find little things to get better at. Our guys were always back in the gym on time, ready to go and wanting to get better.” Fox punched its ticket to the final after a 73-64 win over White Rock Christian Academy on Friday night. In that game, Crookes posted a team-high 18 points, including a trio of three pointers, while Casey and Moss contributed 15 apiece. “Our focus was to get the ball inside,” Hanson

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said. “We got the ball inside, but when the ball came back outside, Jesse [Crookes] and Tanner [Moss] were just on fire.” Perhaps the biggest shock en route to the final was Fox’s commanding 66-30 dismantling of Pitt Meadows, a club that bested the Ravens in both previous encounters during the regular season and playoffs. In those two previous contests, Sclater committed a total of 25 turnovers — on Thursday, he had four, on top of a teamhigh 21 points. “We focused so much in our week of practices coming up to the tournament on just pure execution,” Sclater said. “We’ve had turnover problems throughout the year in all of our losses, and that was our biggest improvement coming in to the tournament. We cut them way down.” That winning feeling was first fostered by a tournament-opening 73-52 win over Oak Bay, a game in which Sclater scored 22 points on a nine-of-12 showing from the field. To even get to that point seemed distant at the beginning of the season, as the program had lost longtime coach Rich Chambers and stalwart graduates Scott Hind, Matt Trimble and Bret MacDonald. “We were an underdog team in every way possible. There wasn’t much expected of us and to get back to the B.C.s was going to be a challenge. But we just kept fighting,” Hanson said. “We have a lot of guys who are just dogs: they fight and they scrap for everything they have. They’re underdogs in life in many ways too. A lot of these guys probably won’t go on to play any basketball in college, so this may have been their last game in a lot of their lives. They were such a team.”

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Coquitlam’s Rene Girard nabbed three bronze medals at the 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games.

Local skaters shine in Alberta Coquitlam speed skater Sean Casey won a pair of golds, while fellow Coquitlam native Jay Prentice also came up golden at the recently held 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games. Casey struck gold in the 222-and 333metre races in the M5 and M6 divisions respectively and also brought a fourthplace finish home from St. Albert, Alta. in the 500m event. Prentice, on the other hand, got golden in the 111m event, silver in the 333m race and bronze in the 222m. Nicholas Libera nabbed silvers in the M4 222m and M7 500m races, on top of a fifth-place finish in the M5 division of the 333m race. Rene Girard copped a trifecta of bronze

medals, finishing third in the M1 777m race, M2 1,000m race and the M4 1,500m race. Eric Bruneau nailed down a silver medal in the 500m race in the M6 division, on top of three third-place finishes: M3 222m race; M5 333m race and M4 777m race. Karl Anderson rounded out the Coquitlam speed skating contingent with three fourth-place finishes in the M3 333m race, M4 500m race and M3 777m race. Coquitlam snowshoeing athlete Andrew Wiseman also turned in a series of a

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got markers from Alexander Kerfoot and Clinton Atkinson. Netminder Khaleed Devji got his first start in the series, and turned aside 40 of the 42 shots he faced. “He looked great,” said Express coach Jon Calvano. “Khaleed has been fantastic at home all season, and he’s been fantastic against Powell River at home all season. It was a big win for him and big confidence boost for him.” The Express were down by a pair after the first period in Game 2 Saturday before Kerfoot got the visitors on the

board with a man-up tally 39 seconds into the second. Huggins stopped 31 shots in absorbing the loss Saturday, and turned aside 27 shots in Friday’s 4-2 loss. In that game, the offence came courtesy of Brady Shaw and Atkinson. “We’ve got a lot of young guys who maybe weren’t used to that pressure,” Calvano said of the first two losses. Game 4 was played Tuesday after NOW deadlines. Game 5 is set for Thursday in Powell River. If necessary, Game 6 would be played in Coquitlam Friday and Game 7 would go Saturday in Powell River.


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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours.

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CABINET JOURNEYMAN or third/fourth year apprentice needed for busy cabinet shop. Duties include cutting custom cabinets, ordering materials and general shop maintenance. Commercial and residential experience mandatory, as well as the ability to read and interpret shop drawings. Some training will be provided. Wages will depend on ability and experience. Benefits are provided after 3 month probationary period. Please send your resume by fax to (250)785-9515 or Email: cabgall@pris.ca. Professional references required. ROCK CONSTRUCTION & MINING INC. requires a Heavy Duty Mechanic. This person will possess the technical knowledge to diagnose and repair hydraulic systems, CAT engines and hold a certified welding ticket. Travel will be required. Competitive wage and benefits. Send resume to: resume@rcmi.ca or fax: 250-828-1948 SOUTH ROCK has positions for road construction workers, BASE - heavy equipment operators (Finish Grader Op). Asphalt (paver, roller, screed, raker). Heavy Duty Mechanic (service truck). General labourers. Forward resume to: careers@southrock.ca. Fax 403-568-1327; www.southrock.ca. WELDERS AGI-Envirotank in Biggar, SK. requires journeymen welders. Relocation to Biggar required. $30hr DOE. Oilfield tank assembly experience would be an asset. Company offers a comprehensive benefit package. Send resume to: info@environtank.com or fax: 306-948-5263. WELDERS/FITTERS REQUIRED for busy Edmonton structural steel shop. Top compensation, full benefits, indoor heated work, relocation assistance. Fax resume: 780-939-2181 or careers@garweld.com.

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Are you passionate about photography? The NOW Newspaper, serving Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra, has an opening for a part-time photographer. We publish twice a week in a suburban market with a population of more than 220,000. We’re looking for a team player with exceptional photography skills and a positive attitude, a keen interest in community journalism and the desire to take on new tasks, such as shooting video and connecting with readers via social media. The successful applicant will have experience shooting for a community or daily newspaper — either as a staffer or a freelancer — as well as their own equipment, a reliable vehicle and a willingness to go beyond the standard few shots per assignment. Some advertising work will be required, as will weekly photo galleries including up to 40 photos. The workweek will consist of three 7.5-hour daytime shifts, from Tuesday through Thursday, with flexibility required to shoot evening assignments, as well as to switch days if required. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and six of your best photos (depicting a variety of styles, including spot news, feature, sports and portrait/ personality) to Leneen Robb, Editor, The NOW, 201A 3430 Brighton Ave., Burnaby, B.C., V5A 3H4 or editorial@thenownews.com (with “job application” in the subject line). Photos should be jpg format and about one megabyte in size each. The deadline to apply for this position is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 23. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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• Writing daily news and feature stories, for print and web, in a timely fashion • Envisioning and producing multimedia packages and digital extras, leveraging social media to break news and reach readers • Taking an active role in initiating story ideas and generating feature stories, with a focus on hyper-local content • Developing and mining sources to produce exclusive content • Actively contributing to daily story meetings, providing original ideas for stories and multimedia features

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Dogs

MOVING SALE - furn, china, crystal + more. all in exc cond. Some never used. 604-961-4792

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March 24rd

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.

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Lumber/Building Supplies

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The Vancouver Flea Market

FAMILY RAISED kittens, $50 ea dewormed, advantaged, litter trained, to nice homes only. 1-604-794-5972

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BEAGLES, 1 male 11mos, 1 female 14mos. tricolor, healthy, happy, $350ea. Call 604-701-1587

CKC REG lab retriver pups black & yellow. Field champion stock. Shots, dew claws removed, wormed. $1,000. 604-454-8643 Fila/Mastiff Guard Dog Pups owners closest friend. Thieves worst nightmare. All shots. Ready now! 604-817-5957

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MIN SCHNAUZER, 10 y.o. male, 'Max', we are moving, needs loving home. $ to approved fam. 604-340-1920 (Ladner)

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container 24. Dutch colonist 26. 2 source sound system 29. Prohibitions container 30. Oh, God! 24. colonist 31. Dutch Poly and Octa are some 26. source sound system 32. 2Clip 29. Prohibitions 33. 1st, 2nd and home 30. Oh, God! 35. Poly Highest 31. andcards Octa are some 36. Equals 32. Clip 1/100 afghani 33. 37. 1st, One2nd and and onlyhome 35. cardswhen yet 39. Highest Don’t know 36. 40. Equals Ripped 1/100 afghani

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Financial Services

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Condos/ Townhouses

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North Vancouver

ED GOSS Park Georgia Realty

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AMERICAN Pitbull. Black, male, 1 yr old, pure bred. All shots & deworming. $275. 604 819-5431

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Cares! The Coquitlam Now 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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Condos/ Townhouses

6008-18

BY OWNER brand new 2 br, 2 bath, fp, Central Lonsdale Polygon’s Anderson Walk. View, immed occupancy. 980sf $669,000 604-988-6820

New Westminster

1 BR. Uptown New West Condo, Best Price on MLS, $155,000 Bright, Price reduced $8,800. Going to Calgary, 650 Sq. Ft. Full Reno, Pool, Prkg, 7 Blocks to New West Skytrain, big rooms, Dog OK. Call Cindy Gering at 604-779-1292 Royal Lepage

2BDRM / 2BTH 1104-1320 Chesterfield Ave North Vancouver. $650,000 cartoccirealestate.com Open house this weekend!!! 12-2pm INVESTOR ALERT!

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North Vancouver

3BDRM / 2BTH - $615,000 21 - 251 West 14th St. North Vancouver Open house Sunday 2-4pm Call: (604) 728-6898 email: info@cartoccirealestate.com cartoccirealestate.com

For Sale by Owner

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uSELLaHOME.com

673 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Surrey Sullivan nr new, 3043sf 3br 2.5ba, suite potential $599K 598-9225 id5488 Vanc 1160 Burrard, 672+188sf office space leased to dr $375K 572-2785 id5509

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SUNDAY • Noon to 3 BROOKSWOOD ESTATE Unit 23 - 3931 - 198 St, Langley 2 BR single mobile, OWN lot, storage shed, 55 + Park. Pets OK. RV Parking. Maint fee $100/mo. $139,900. Agents ok. Open to Offers. By Owner. 604-309-5974

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Abbotsford

CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD Price Reduced 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. $456,000 (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 cell. 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors

S. Surrey/ White Rock

5BDRM /5BTH 15285 29 Ave, Surrey (South) Custom home, Near Shopping, Parks & other amenities. A must see! $839,800 Call: (604) 339-0706

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BBY • GOV’T & LOUGHEED. 2 BR Garden Apt, newly reno’d, F/P, W/D Hookup, Sec prkg & entry. Onsite Manager. By skytrain. Lease. $975. NS/NP. 604-908-6316 or 604-816-1412 BBY METROTOWN, 1 BR, coin W/D, balcony, sec prkg. Pool & Sauna. $975 inc ht/hot wtr. NS/ NP. Avail Apr 1. 604-313-5573 COQ PRESTIGIOUS - WESTWOOD PLATEAU, BRAND NEW not your average apt but a luxurious 1200 sqft living space. 2 BR, 2 baths, f/p, covered patio, h/w flrs, kitchen is fully loaded with high end appls, solid granite counter tops, enste w/d, cls to shops, bu,s, schools, golf, Avail Apr 1, $1550. 604-469-6990

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NEW WEST. 2 BR apt, $880/mo incl heat, h/w & cable. Near transit. Refs. 604-521-1636

NEW WEST 2 BR apt, nr all amens, laundry facils, inste f/p, NS/NP. $1125/mo. 604-783-6003 NEW WEST. Bachelor or 1 BRs. $650 - $825/mo. Nicely upgraded building. Call 604-724-8353

NEW WEST, VIEW Large 1 BR’s $795 & up 2 BR’s $950 & up; Includes heat/hot water, deluxe cable. Laundry/storage/park’g avail. Near transit. Quiet area. NS/NP • 604-521-4180 PO CO 2 BR apt $800/mo. Quietfamily complex, No Pets! Avail able now. Call 604-464-0034

COQ WEST Blue Mnt Park, 1 BR, 3rd flr, bright, reno’d, adult orientd bldg, $750 incls heat & prkg, Apr 1. N/S, N/P. 778 686-4199

PO CO, 3 BR townhouse, $990, quiet family complex, no pets, call 604-464-0034

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation.

1300 King Albert, Coq Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-829-3567

VILLA MARGARETA

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401 Westview St, Coq

Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD * 2,750 sqft. * .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, owners 1-(360)395-5525. bubba@wavecable.com

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★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

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Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

office: 604- 939-2136 cell: 604-727-5178

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall & S.F.U.

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358

CALYPSO COURT 1030 - 5th Ave, New West Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112 COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

320-9th St, New West

Bach & 1 BR Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

Houses - Rent

1470 Po Pl new reno, 4 Br, 2.5 bath 2155sf, garage, lease, n/p, n/s, $2200, NOW, Eric 604-723-7368 (R. P. Realty) 5 BR. 3.5 bath, Anvil Green, 2 kitchens, 2 garage, deck,ns np $2400+util. Now 604-275-2629 BBY 4 BR 2 bath family home 15th - Canada Way. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for Appointment to view at 604-570-2786 Quoting code P22

BBY S. Lrg 3 BR, 2 baths, cov deck & gara/storage, ample prkg, short term? nr transit, w/d, $1600 + % utils. Apr 1. 604-433-3113

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-8905 cell: 604- 916-0261

ROTARY TOWER

25 Clute St, New West Reno’d concrete high rise. 1 BR & Bach. By Royal Square Plaza, Safeway & transit. Rent incls heat, hot water, hydro, cable. 55+ bldg. Contact Ana 778-859-0798 Bayside Property 604-432-7774

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great view of River

1 BR $775. 2 BR $950. 3 BR $1200. Rent incls heat, hot water & prkg. Family Living. On site daycare available. Near Cottonwood Park, Basketball Court & Skytrain. No pets.

604 939-0944

SKYLINE TOWERS 102-120 Agnes St, N.West

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.

CALL 604 525-2122 BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

6510 604-464-7548

Port Moody Newport Vill, 1BR+den Heritage Grand, g/lv, balc, inste w/d N/S, n/p. $1150 Heritage Mtn 2 BR townhouse, backs ravine, gas f/p w/d, garage. Cat ok. $1350. Westwood Plateau 2BR, 2 bath, outdoor pool/spa, walk-in closet, new carpet/paint, ns, np. $1350. Westwood Plateau 2 BR, 2 full bath, beautiful unobstructed view, ss appls, pool spa. $1450

COQ, MARMONT/MADORE, 3 BR main floor, reno’d, sh’d w/d, deck, $1,125/mo + utils. N/S, no dogs. Avail Apr 1. 604-937-3534 COQ/BBY, near Lougheed Mall/ bus/park/skytrain, 5 BR hse, 2 full baths, 2 kitchens, f/p. N/S, Ref. Avail now or Apr 1. 604-785-1699

POCO Very clean 2 BR side by side duplex, big yard, garden, garage. N/P & N/S. $1150. Now. 604-942-5492 or 778-865-1555

Call 604-540-9300

WHITGIFT GARDENS

GARDEN VILLA

COQ. 3 BR rancher. 5 appl, h/wd flrs, f/yrd, $1650/mo. Nr schools & shops. Immed. 604-913-7785

POCO, 2 lev, 3 BR & Den, all appls, A/C, f/yrd, carport. $1550. Nr transit. NS/NP. 604-518-8641

office: 604- 936-1225

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Call 604-444-3000 Call 604-795-4417 Call 604-444-3000 to place your ad to your ad ad toplace place your

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NEW WESTMINSTER

St Andrews Street Updated 2 BR apt, with balcony. Near bus, mall & Moody Park. Small pet okay with pet deposit. Avail now.

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

PORT MOODY Glenayre, 1800sf, 3 BR whole hse, 1 bath, 5 appls, F/P, carport. $1750. Pet OK. Near Glenayre French Immersion School. Avail now. 604-298-6948 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● LANGLEY - 4 - 20159 68th Ave, TOWNHOUSE, 3bd, bright, quiet, family end unit, garage...$1,488/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

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Miscellaneous Rentals

GATED PARKING AVAILABLE New Westminster

COQ, Wwd Plat. 3 BR g/l. 1300 sf. Priv w/d. Greenbelt. Ns/np. $880 + sh’d util. Apr 1. 604-552-9686

BBY, LRG 2 BR g/lev ste, newly painted. $900 incls utls/cable & sh’d W/D. NS/NP. 604-517-2140

MAPLE RIDGE E 3 BR clean upper f/s, d/w, w/d. Nr schls/bus/ amens. $1200. 778-862-3568

BBY METROTOWN 1 BR New Spac bsmt ste, $850. shared w/d, n/p, n/s, Immed. 604-338-9101

BBY, N. SFU area. New, big 2 BR bsmt. 5 appl, own laundry, radiant heat, prkg. Ns/np. Includes hydro. 604-420-3269 or 604-760-7043 BBY ROYAL Oak, 2 BR gr lev ste, quiet, max 2 people. NS/NP. Avail now. Refs. $950 + 1/3 utls. 604-879-1614 or 604-417-0906

BBY S. High Gate area, 1 BR bsmt ste, close to school, bus, park. $850/mo incls utils. Avail now. N/p N/s. Call 604-970-8232

COQ 1BR glvl ste, NS/NP, like new, clean, nr Coq Centre, avail April 1st, shr’d w/d, prkg, $725 incls hydro, 604-941-4659 COQ 2BR 1 bath bsmt suite across from Town Centre Park. Call Quay Pacific Property Mgmt Ltd for appointment to View 604-570-2786 Quoting code T07

COQ CENTRE. Big 2 BR. Priv w/d. Nr bus. $1000/mo incl hydro. April 1st. Ns/np. 604-942-5380 COQ COMO Lake area newer g/lvl 1 BR ste, n/p. Apr 1. $750 inc util. 778-355-7329/778-885-7329 COQ, LANSDOWNE. 1 BR + den. 1,100 sf. Patio. $900/mo + 1⁄3 util. Immed. Ns/np. 604-338-5473

NEW WEST Sapperton, Office/ Retail space for lease for July 1. Prime corner location. 604-524-5216

8010

Alarm/Security

ALARM 604-463-7919

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

8055

Cleaning

A Gift Of Time House & Office Cleaning

European Standard Licensed & Insured ICBC & Veteran claims FREE Window Cleaning

778-840-2421

EXP’D HOUSEKEEPER Avail. Reliable, mature. Excel work. Free Est. Refs. 604-782-2479

8058

Computer Services

Co-ops

POCO, N. 2 BR. Private laundry & entry. Patio, parking, new paint. N/s, n/p. $850/mo. 604-537-2131

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR townhouse, $970, small yard, hw & parking incl, 1,200 sq.ft, quiet complex, no pets, call 778-316-4777.

RIVERS INLET Townhouses

(Coquitlam Centre area)

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse

2 levels, 5 appls, decorative fireplace, carport. Sorry no pets. Great Location! We also have apartments Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR call for availability.

604-942-2012

coquitlampropertyrentals.com

7010

Personals

DATING SERVICE. Long-Term/ Short-Term Relationships, FREE TO TRY!!! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call: #7878 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1. Call: 1-866-311-9640 or #5015. Meet Local Single Ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+).

8060

Concrete

CONCRETE WORK of any kind. Third generation. Call Mike at 604-945-8717 cel 604-318-3649

8080

Electrical

# 1167 LIC. $25 service charge. Bonded. BBB, lrg & sm jobs, expert trouble shooter. 617-1774 FCE ELECTRIC - All types of electrical work - new construction & maintenance 604-861-2647 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

THE ART OF HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations Refinishing & Repairs Dust Free • Free Estimates Affordable Rates!

Call: 604-240-3344 Artistry of Hardwood Floors

BBY 1 BR ste, Canada Way & 14th Ave, $750 incls utils, no w/d NS/NP. Av Apr 1. 604-777-2455

PITT MEADOWS. 2 & 3 BR. Shares req’d. $1050-$1134/mo. Nr bus & schools. 604-465-1938

POCO. 2 BR, f/bath. Ns/np, no w/d. $850 incl hydro/cbl. Immed. 604-945-3476 or 778-938-7491

Systems Ltd.

Gift certificates available for you & your loved ones STH BURNABY, 600-1200SF Office space. $600 - $1200/mo all inclusive. Louie ★ 604-817-7737

LOUGH MALL. New, lrg 2 BR. Nr Skytrain, schls, all amens. $900 incl utils. NS/NP. 778-384-7509

HOME SERVICES

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

Office/Retail Rent

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY, EDMONDS. 7471 Vista Crescent. Large 2 BR, grd/lvl. Priv ent & alarm. Vaulted 9 foot ceilings! Ns/np. $1000/mo + 1⁄3 utils. Nr bus, Skytrain, schools, laundry & shops. Avail Apr 1. 778-891-8944 or 604-521-8990

CALL 604 723-8215

6565

6602

COQ WW PLAT Newly Reno’d Bright 3 BR w/out bsmt. NS/NP. $1150 incls utils, 604-512-9023

BBY N. Homestay Avail now, with or without meals. N/S home, by Holdom Skytr/bus. 604 874-1694

Bayside Properties Services

office: 604- 463-0857 cell: 604- 375-1768

CALL 604 715-7764

in the Classifieds!

Homestay

MAPLE RIDGE 5 BR hse, 3 lvls, newly reno’d, big yd, wood f/p, $1750. Now. n/p, 604-942-2582

CALL 604 715-7764

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

1010 6th Ave, New West 1 BR & 2 BR Available. Beautiful atrium with fountain. By shops, college & transit. Pets negotiable. Ref required.

MUST SELL!!! $217,000. 200ft ocean front. Hardy Island, 10 acres, sheltered bay, deep moorage, drilled well, septic approved, 5 min ot BC Ferry term, prop/fuel delivery, cell/internet, reasonable offers only. Call Rick 604-582-6907 or 604-230-8117

6535

KING ALBERT COURT AMBER ROCHESTOR

office: 604- 936-3907

Real Estate

★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! ( 604) 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com

6020-46

Mobile Homes

LANGLEY Park Like Setting newly renod, air conditoning, seniors 2 BR double wide, ample decks/storage, 5 mins from shops and hospital. Electrical certified. #18-4426 232nd Street $48,000. 604-534-2997

Houses - Sale

6020-02

S. Surrey/ White Rock

3BDRM/1BTH 13231 Amble Greene Place Open House Sat Mar 24 & 31 $899,000. Located Ocean Park area. Large yard. 778-989-6397

6050

6020-01

Houses - Sale

The NOW COQUITLAM, PORT COQUITLAM, PORT MOODY, ANMORE AND BELCARRA

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

BBY 15AVE/4TH St. BRAND NEW 1 BR g/l ste. $800 incls utls/ cbl. Apr 1. NS/NP. 604-524-0950

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

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Garages

N. West Auto Shop, 1860 sf with office, bath, paint rm, new furn. $1600/mo + utils. 604-922-4390

BBY East , 2 BR grd lev, 1100 sq ft, radiant heat, share w/d, near school & bus. $850 + utils. Avail now. N/s, no dogs. Suits family 604-521-1008 or 604-789-6318

Computer & Laptop Repair 1071-D Austin Ave FREE CHECK. HIGH QUALITY. FAST REPAIR. Call NOW: (604) 936-8081

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944

Home Services

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HOME SERVICES 8125

Gutters

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Lawn & Garden

8220

Plumbing

$69/HR Lic’d/Ins. Exp & friendly Clogged drains, plumbing, small jobs OK! Call 24/7! 604-805-2488 AARONS GUTTERS CLEANING & Repair. 2 storey home from $95. WCB BBB 24yr exp 604 655-7858 PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

8130

Handyperson

RedYourHandyman

Residential and Commercial • Lawn Mowing • Gardening • Power Raking • Hedge Trim • Pruning • Lawn Repairs

Free Est. 604-779-6978

email:

alljobs@telus.net

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

• Renos • Flooring • Painting • Decks • Fences • Rubbish Removal Call:

604-290-7033

HANDYMAN Int & Ext repairs & reno’s. Carpentry, Kitch & Bath, Plumbing. Walter 604-790-0842

Heating

ADVANTAGE HEATING Furnaces/Boilers Repair/Replace 24hr Service,Financing Available 604-461-2209 Visa/MC/Amex www.youradvantage.ca

8150

Kitchens/Baths

Complete Home Renovations Kitchens & Bathrooms Greg • 604-818-0165

8155

Landscaping

A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142 MARC’S LAWN CARE & Landscaping. Full Lawn Care Services. 604 315-8954

Renovations & Home Improvement

COMPLETE HOME RENOS • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Basement Suites • Painting

Auto Miscellaneous

9105

Marc • 604-315-8954

ALLJOBS LAWN & GARDEN For All Your Landscaping Needs. 604-779-6978

Spring Clean-up. Lawn Contracts. 604-464-8700 or 778-867-8785 ★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

Lawn & Garden

SPRING CLEAN-UP

• Yard Maintenance • Hedge Trimming • Tree Pruning • Weeding • Wood Retaining Walls • Lawn Cutting Contracts

Insured • Guaranteed Call JOHN

604-464-8700 778-867-8785

Spring Services

Same Day Service, Fully Insured

FREE ESTIMATES

• Lawn Maintenance • Fertilizing • Yard Clean-ups • Aeration • Pruning/Hedges • Power Raking • Rubbish Removal • Odd jobs •Yearly Maintenance Programs •

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in March, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888-593-6095.

BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

NORM, 604-466-9733 Cell: 604-841-1855

2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 26,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $18,500 + HST. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721

THE LAWN BUTCHER Only Prime Cuts will do! Call Jim 778-839-6250

licensed - Insured - WCB

For Free Estimates Call Ryan 778.809.6677 homeadvantagecontracting@gmail.com

8185

Moving & Storage

AFFORDABLE MOVING

Collectibles & Classics

9110

1 to 3 Men

1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

B&Y MOVING Experienced Movers ~ 2 Men $55 ~

Over 10 yrs. Exp. • Licenced & Insured • Professional Piano Movers

Complete Bathroom Reno’s Suites, Kitchens,Tiling, Skylights, Windows, Doors. 604-521-1567 HANDYMAN, Reno’s, Carpentry, H/W Flrs, Home Repairs, etc. Rob 604-307-6715 (Bby/New West/Coq)

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✔ Licenced & Insured ✔ Excellent References

10% Discount off any written quote!

604-317-4729

604-708-8850

www.skyviewroofing1.com

EZ GO MOVERS

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

Quick & Reliable Movers from $48 per hour

604-524-2177 www.ezgomovers.com $35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020

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

9125

Domestic

2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $12,500. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

1994 BUICK Park Ave V6, full load, air cared, 114 kms, lady driven, 1 owner $2495 obo. 604-792-6367

www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

9129

Luxury Cars

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust!

Rubbish Removal

DISPOSAL BINS: All bins are $199 + dump fees. 604-306-8599 www.disposalking.com

Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee

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778-997-9582

$ BEST RATES $

Insured/WCB

CONFIDENT PAINTING LTD Int/Ext Specialist 20 yr exp. Reas rates, quality. Licensed, Ins, WCB

Jean-Guy 604-626-1975

★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reasonable rates. 604-809-3842

Paving/Seal Coating

ALLEN ASPHALT concrete, brick, drains, foundations, walls, membranes 604-618-2304/ 820-2187

Tree Services

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)

8335

Window Cleaning

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

Sports & Imports

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $26,500. 604-999-4097

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

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AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

• Black on black leather interior • Power everything (seats, mirrors, windows, sunroof) • Heated front seats • 6 disc CD player with bose sound system • Automatic transmission with triptronic shifting • Comes with winter, and all season tires; both in great shape • Air conditioning • 109,000 km • HID headlights • Dual exhaust

Asking $7,500 Please call 604.316.4342

1989 CHEV 2500 X-cab, short box, 225,000 kms, V8 auto, new alt, Air cared May 2012. No rust, must sell, good work truck $1500 obo 604-202-2262

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

1992 JEEP YJ, new rear end & soft top, no rust, 4 cyl std, runs well. $3100 Call 778-847-1512

1997 PORSCHE 911 C2S Wide body. Silver on black. Last of the air cooled, hand built 911’s. Tiptronic. Mint cond. Many extras! 117K km. $36,999. 604-630-2500

2002 CHEV Trailblazer Ltd, 7 pass full load,new trans, new snows, $7,700 778-847-1512

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! $87,980. 604-781-7614.

rhero aise the supe LE DEAL! Pr . Tights UNBELIEVAB le in 3 lines hic ve is th of capabilities 4-444-3000. tional. Call 60 and cape op

SPRING SPECIAL!

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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.

2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,995 obo. 778-242-2018

2008 VW Passat Wagon, 2.0T, silver, loaded, auto, low kms, wrty, no accid, non smoker, alarm, immac, $20,800 obo, 604-980-7675

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Vans

CHEVY UPLANDER 2005. V-6, auto, 7 pass., grey, A/C, power locks & windows, cruise, tilt, 93K km. Runs very well. $6,400. 604-241-2530 or 604-375-2570

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Boats

Aluminum Boat Wanted, 10, 12 or 14 ft, with or without motor or trailer. Will pay $. 604-319-5720

2002 MAZDA B3000 ext cab, very clean, box cover & liner, 118k, $5500 obo. 604-574-9630

2004 GMC Envoy XUV, 96,500km silver, 1 owner, V6 4.2L $16,999 A/cared 2013. 604.318.9890

$

2002 JAGUAR S-type, 3L, green color, 4 dr sedan, 118km, loaded, tan leather, 2nd owner, new tires, sunroof, htd seats, prem. sound system. $8500. 778-892-9924

1988 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, V6, 4x4, $1675. 1992 TOYOTA P/U, ext, 5 sp, raised, V6, 4x4, $2350, D9921 in Abbts. toll free 1-877-855-6522

2001 Acura CL

Fully loaded 2001 Acura CL in great condition inside and out, and runs really well.

2000 CIVIC Coupe si, auto, grey, 2 dr, exc cnd, 133K, all pwr, moon roof, $4,500obo. 604-710-9670

THE SCRAPPER

1992 DODGE Dakota pick-up, extra cab, auto, a/c, V6, aircared, runs good $1100obo. 604-984-7574

2004 PONTIAC Grand Prix GT 125,000k, green, by owner $5900 obo 604.418.4346 or 467.6602

SAVE on ROOFING Ltd Reroofing / Repair / New Roof Fully Ins. WCB. 10% disc, Work Gtd, Free Est. 778-319-5001

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604-761-7175

9155

ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

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

1984 PONTIAC TRANS AM, 19,577 kms. 1 owner, new paint No accid. $1700obo 604-395-2778

Roofing

SKY VIEW ROOFING LTD

Scrap Car Removal

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES 2008 CHEVROLET Impala 93K $9,100 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 RENOS/Additions. Quality work. New Home Construction 25+ years exp. 604-936-0404

9145

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

Contracting Ltd

8205 310-JIMS (5467)

Additions ★ Renovations Concrete Forming ★ Decks Garages ★ Bathrooms Ceramic Tile ★ Drywall Hardwood Flooring

Domestic

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FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery.

Residential & Commercial Renovations

www.affordablemoversbc.com

* Full Lawn Care Services * Fertilizing & New Lawns * Landscape and Garden Design & Construction * Yard Cleanups

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS

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HOME ADVANTAGE

604-537-4140

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AUTOMOTIVE

Greg 604-818-0165

www.red-your-handyman.com

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

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

1 photo auto ad, 3 lines in 12 community papers. 1 online auto ad, 5 photos, many lines. It runs till you cancel, for up to one year.

We can sell your stuff. Give us a call. 604.444.3000

WE GUARANTEE IT!

2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc.ca # 8291

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Sports & Imports

1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

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RV’s/Trailers

1979 MCI M/H, 40’, new engine, ready to travel of live aboard, pics avail. $59,900. 604-856-2455

2000 GEORGETOWN. 26 foot. Must sell!! GMC Vortex motor. 4,000 Onan Genset. Front air lifts, 2-way fridge. Very clean! Queen bed, large bathroom. Tv & DVD player, bsmt storage, new front tires & spare tire! 39,900 km. $27,000. Denis, 604-618-4142. 2001 27 ft Ford Motorhome 450 super duty, V10 pwr, island bed, ent ctre, slp 4, as new $21,000 due to illness 604-929-7575 2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, all equip’d, spotless. $21,900 obo. 604-230-2728

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DHK Instant Noodle Bag 8-Packs Reg $7.99/ea PROMO PRICE

Reg $2.39/ea PROMO PRICE

Amoy Light Soy & Sweet Soy Promo Pack Reg $4.39/ea PROMO PRICE

$

$

Squid Brand Fish Squid Sauce 700ml

LKK Chinese Marinade Sauce 410ml Reg $3.49/ea PROMO PRICE

2.99/ea

1.99/ea

$

5.49/LB

$

1.29

$

/lb

$

PROMO PRICE 2 for

PROMO PRICE

10.99

/lb

BBQ Pork 1.5 lbs & Up Reg $5.99/lb PROMO PRICE

Italissima Med Sea Salt Coarse/Fine 1kg Reg $1.89/ea

Ataulfo Mango (Large)

604-552-6108

2.69 ea

$

Frozen Duck Whole Reg $2.99/lb PROMO PRICE

2.49lb

$

US Fuji Apples PROMO PRICE

79¢/lb

We have our own farms in BC


Coquitlam Now March 21 2012