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Plan protects Mundy Park Coquitlam will hire contractor to get it started John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com A long-term plan seen as a preventative measure against fire, fungus and freeloaders in Mundy Park was put into action on Monday. Members of Coquitlam council got to weigh in on the “Mundy Park Forest Management Plan,” a document meant to ensure the long-term health of the park by mitigating wildfire and pest risks, while at the same time monitoring the activities that currently go on in the 440acre park. The plan consists of a multi-phased approach and begins in April, when a contractor will be brought on board to help initiate the process. From there, a community advisory group will be struck, and a final report is expected to be back before council in the fall. “It’s too late to go in after the fact and come up with a management plan for such an asset,” said Lori MacKay, the city’s manager of parks, recreation and culture. “This is why staff are recommending that we take a proactive approach and build a management plan before we have any kind of significant incident happen in the forest.” According to Lanny Englund, Coquitlam’s urban forestry manager, the city already has a handle on some ❫ CONT. ON PAGE 4, see PLAN.

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POCO PRIDE: Miles and Jon (front) created a banner for PoCo’s centennial last Thursday, which they show off with the help of Mayor Greg Moore. For more photos from this event, see Page 11 or visit www.thenownews.com and check out the photo galleries section.

Doctors speak out on wait times B.C. Medical Association campaign gives Eagle Ridge Hospital a failing grade Jeremy Deutsch jdeutsch@thenownews.com Not a week goes by in the Eagle Ridge Hospital emergency room that Dr. Adam Lund doesn’t see a patient he personally knows in the community. The Port Moody doctor said it could be the guy he buys coffee from or a fellow parent. And it’s that personal connection with patients in the community that has Lund, and other doctors from around the province, speaking out against what they view as inexcusably long wait times in hospital emergency

rooms. “It hits me extra hard when I pick up a chart and I see that the person I know has been waiting five hours and no one has seen them yet,” he told The NOW. The BCEmergencyCare initiative, which was launched by the BC Medical Association’s Section of Emergency Medicine, is both a campaign and new website hoping to generate support for a plan to fix the current ER problems. The organization has proposed a five-point plan that calls for increasing physician staffing in ERs to reflect increased patient visits, making annual adjustments to ER physician staff-

ing, setting and enforcing standards regarding how long sick ER patients wait for an inpatient bed, continuing and expanding initiatives that will reduce the number of ER visits and holding administrators in both the Ministry of Health and health authorities accountable for meeting the standards. The association estimates it would cost $10 million to hire enough doctors to meet the current need in B.C. Lund said the issues at ERH involve space and capacity. He noted the ER has seen an increase in patient volumes yearover-year, yet funded physician hours

remain at the same level as several years ago. Lund suggested at ERH, at least a short-term solution for the ER crunch would be to add more doctors to the system. The Port Moody doctor believes the province’s emergency rooms are a gauge of the entire health system, adding when other services fail, people come to emergency. “I don’t think the system is working the way it needs to,” he said. The campaign’s website includes an e-mail petition, video from ER doctors ❫ CONTINUED ON PAGE 4, see HOSPITAL.

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hat could have been a fight between neighbours appears to have ended in a mutual understanding. The Thrifty Foods in Port Moody was considering expanding its operation to 24 hours, but after consulting with residents living in Suter Brook Village, the grocery store chain decided to pull the plug on the plan. “This is a business decision based on the fact that we have, on one hand, a very excited group dealing with convenience and everything else and, on the other hand, we have a group that’s concerned about the village and noise and other items,” said Ralf Mundel, a spokesman with the company. “We said to ourselves, in a village like this, the last thing we want to do is bring in a divisive issue.” Thrifty made the decision Friday, after meeting with stakeholders in the neighbourhood all last week. Mundel told The NOW there is a business case to keep the store open 24 hours, specifically, to serve the growing base of customers made up of busy families and shift workers. There was also an operational advantage to the company going 24 hours, but the details were not discussed. Mundel said the grocery chain heard positive feedback about the plan from some, but also concerns from residents living in the village, which the company took into consideration. Though Thrifty Foods has seven 24hour operations in the chain, Mundel suggested the location of the Brew

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There are approximately 2,000 people living in condos above the Thrifty Foods in Port Moody. Street store, which opened in 2009, created “unique circumstances.” There are some 2,000 residents living on top of the Thrifty location. “We realized our decision had to be this,” Mundel said, adding the company could revisit the idea down the road, but it is not a focus right now. The move to abandon the plan was met by applause and a sigh of relief from Sabina Hill. The Suter Brook resident and strata council member of the Aria1

apartment building in the village said residents opposed the plan out of concerns for noise and security. “Suter Brook is a template for a model community, and I think running a 24-hour commercial operation isn’t really keeping in with that model community,” Hill said. “We have and do support Thrifty economically. We’re happy to have Thrifty as our neighbour; we just don’t want them operating 24-hours a day.” Hill, on behalf of the apartment’s

strata, sent a letter earlier this month opposing the plan to Onni Group, which owns the commercial space. She said the strata would now be dropping its campaign against Thrifty’s plan. “Thrifty’s has been a good neighbour in their decision,” Hill said. She described the village as being a busy and boisterous neighbourhood during the day, but a place where residents expect it to quiet down after 10 p.m.

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An alleged would-be crook proved no match for the only female RCMP police dog in the Lower Mainland. The incident began Friday morning around midnight on the 400 block of North Road, after a man was allegedly robbed after using an ATM machine. Coquitlam Mounties said the suspect flashed an imitation handgun at the victim and a fight ensued. The 23-year-old victim was punched in the face during the melee, while the suspect

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stepped in. The canine, along with her handler, was able to find a track after 10 minutes on the suspect, who was hiding in a backyard. The suspect was quickly arrested without incident. Police note the takedown was Chrisa’s first apprehension on the job. “I was impressed with the tenacity and accuracy of Chrisa’s work,” said the dog’s handler, RCMP Cpl. Jamie Dopson, in a statement. “She knew exactly what to do and how to handle the situation, just like we practise in training.” The two-and-a-half-year-old

canine and her handler have been partners with the force since November 2011. As for the suspect, Ryan MacIsaac, 37, of Surrey is facing three charges from the incident including robbery and possession of a controlled substance. He’s being held in custody until his next appearance later this month. The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene. The most recent incident is somewhat similar to a robbery two days earlier on March 6. A man in his 40s was robbed at a bank just after midnight at a strip mall at Como Lake Avenue and Clarke

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Road. Police said the victim was outside the bank when two strangers attacked him for his wallet. The victim received superficial injuries during the fight, while the two suspects fled on foot. However, RCMP Cpl. Jamie Chung said investigators don’t believe the incidents are related, based on some of the differences in the two cases. But Mounties are recommending Coquitlam residents keep their ATM banking to the daytime, or be extra aware of their surroundings if they need to use the machines at night.


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about their first-hand experiences after a shift, an ER report card and an invitation for the public to share their own experiences with emergency room care. Local ER doctors wrote the report cards based on their first-hand experience. In the case of ERH, the hospital got a failing grade. According to the website, there aren’t enough doctors at the facility and the ER needs one extra physician for eight hours each day. The report card also noted the hospital is “choked” by over 100 per cent capacity, suggesting when a new sick patient shows up in the ER there is never an in-patient bed ready, leading to a wait. Though the report noted the Fraser Health Authority administrators acknowledge the issue and have implemented several plans and procedures in ERH, it suggested nothing has worked. But officials with the health authority believe strides to improve the situation at ERH are starting to show results. Last year, some 45,000 people rolled through the emergency doors at the hospital, more than 5,000 from the previous year. Fraser Health spokesman Roy Thorpe-Dorward said the

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aspects of managing the park: trail maintenance, invasive plant management and tree risk assessment is already taken into account. With the new plan, however, other elements will be added like wildfire mitigation, pest management and a better understanding of which areas of the forest need enhancing. “It’s about the comprehensive picture that takes everything into account,” Englund said. Although everyone on council lent their support to the plan, some were concerned about how information

around the plan goes out to the public. Couns. Selina Robinson and Neal Nicholson suggested staff develop a comprehensive public education policy around what the plan entails to help keep unwarranted concerns at bay. “Given the sensitivities around Mundy Park, I think one of the really important pieces is what [the plan] doesn’t mean — it doesn’t mean logging,” Nicholson said. The staff report presented Monday included the proposed make-up of the community advisory group, and included three recreational user

groups, two local stewardship groups and one neighbourhood association. That list wasn’t enough for a handful of councillors, who wanted more representation from across the city. Coun. Mae Reid, on the other hand, wondered about the level of damage caused in the park by off-leash dogs. She also requested representatives from the commercial dog walking community be involved in the feedback process. “As this is a special place for us, I really think we should make this as comprehensive as we can,” she said. twitter.com/johnkurucz

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who need to be admitted getting into an in-patient bed within 10 hours, which is the industry benchmark, to 60 per cent from 30 per cent. The most recent measurement moved the number to 77 per cent. The average number of patients per day who are actually admitted into the emergency department while waiting for an in-patient bed in 2012 also dropped to four from nine in the previous year. “Working on the frontlines,

we’re absolutely interested in hearing what they [ER doctors] have to say, we are focusing on the same goals and I think we’ve seen some pretty decent progress in the last year,” Thorpe-Dorward said. When asked if the report was fair, he said he wasn’t sure what criteria were used and couldn’t speak directly to the report. “I think there is great care delivered every day at emergency departments like Eagle Ridge, and we’ve made pretty good progress over the last year trying to reduce the stress on emergency departments in particular and across the system,” Thorpe-Dorward said. For more information on the BCEmergencyCare campaign, go to bcemergencycare. com.

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More cats being claimed at shelter John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com Cats appear to be making a comeback in Coquitlam. Statistics released Monday point to a rise in adoption rates and the number of people reclaiming their lost cats, as well as a drop in the number of felines being housed at the Coquitlam Animal Shelter. “Cats typically have not had the same status as dogs and so unfortunately cat owners perhaps don’t come as frequently to the shelter,” said Andrea McDonald, Coquitlam’s manager of bylaw and animal control services. “However, we are seeing some amazing changes.” Citing reasons like an increase in the use of micro-

chip ID markers and a new online adoption system, McDonald said cat reunification rates have increased by 10 per cent over the last five years. Last year’s numbers show that of the 201 cats received by shelter staff, 22 per cent were reclaimed by their owners — a rise of four per cent over 2011. McDonald also noted that the shelter currently has only about 12 cats on the premises, as compared to the typical volume of between 60 and 80. “People are coming and looking and they are claiming their cats,” McDonald said. “They are starting to get the idea that identification works for reuniting [with] their cats.” The data around cats was part of a bigger discussion at

Monday’s council in committee meeting, one that served as an annual snapshot of the city’s bylaws, business licensing and animal services during 2012. Of the animals received by shelter staff last year, there were 380 dogs, 201 cats, 41 birds, seven rabbits and eight animals classified as “other” — typically guinea pigs, hamster or snakes. Eighty six per cent off all dogs were reclaimed by their owners. Currently, 25 animals are available for adoption and 18 are in foster care. Of all the animal-related complaints received by the city, 24 per cent — or 280 — were related to dogs at large, while dead animal calls came in second (223) and stray animal pickup requests came in

third (181). Street and traffic complaints — overweight vehicles, impeding traffic and parking infractions — were far and away the highest volume of complaints received last year. More than 1,300 complaints were received, while the 431 unsightly premises complaints came in at No. 2. Not surprisingly, street and traffic violations topped the list of ticketed offences last year. Close to 9,000 offences were cited, bringing the city $295,711 in revenue. Animal care and control offences were ranked second, with 221 tickets issued. And while on the topic of animal offences, both Mayor Richard Stewart and Coun. Mae Reid called on bylaws staff to clamp down on dog

Building gets heritage status John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com The site formerly known as the Melissa Park Lodge is headed for a heritage designation. Port Coquitlam council approved the first three readings of a heritage revitalization agreement for the site, now known

simply as Melissa Park, on Monday night. Spread over two properties located at 2175 and 2195 Mary Hill Rd., the site is owned by the Community Integration Services Society (CISS) and services for adults with developmental disabilities are offered out of the facility. That tradition of service goes back generations, as the Mary Hill Road location once served as an outpatient facility

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for former Essondale patients during the 1960s. The house was provincially licensed and operated as a 20-bed care facility up until 2010, and was purchased by CISS shortly thereafter. The three-storey building was built in 1910 by Charles Davies, a former PoCo mayor and alderman, and resembles an early example of the Edwardian classic box architectural style.

owners who don’t abide by offleash regulations. The proliferation of poop, particularly in the Town Centre, was also an area of concern. “Spirit Square has becoming a pooping ground for the apartments around it and this is not just frustrating, but it’s also got some health issues,” Stewart said.

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Utility cost increase is too high I have just received my utility statement from the City of Coquitlam with a total amount of $772 for the current year. This amounts to a whopping increase of 134 per cent over the previous 10-year period, an average of 13.4 per cent per year. In 2010 when I received my statement, I wrote a letter directed at city council complaining about the gigantic To The increase from the previous year and pointing out that in a six-year period they had increased the utility cost by 84 per cent — the city had made statements that Metro Vancouver’s increased costs had made these increases necessary. I also pointed out that the

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hen the NDP revealed last week the B.C. Liberals’ plan to sway ethnic votes in key ridings, many wondered if the cynical plot line would be tied directly to Premier Christy Clark. After all, it was her deputy chief of staff and longtime ally Kim Haakstad who sent out the leaked e-mail detailing how the civil service was to be politicized in the run-up to the election. Surely, the uninitiated wondered, there would be other smoking-gun e-mails in the premier’s office that could be found with a freedom-of-information request. Not likely. Political parties have learned to keep secrets by not keeping records — at least not in the open. It’s a sad political reality that Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham confirmed Monday: transparent government does not exist in B.C. Denham’s investigation shows that the government answer of “no records” to FOI requests has increased from approximately 12 per cent in 2009 to 25 per cent in 2012. The office with the largest staff and the fewest records? You guessed it: the premier’s office, which had no records to share in 45 per cent of FOI requests in 2012. To be clear, the government is breaking no law in communicating orally or deleting e-mails. But as Denham has said, the government has a duty to document an accurate record of government actions. We hope that the next government of B.C. will take steps to reform FOI legislation so that information is required to be kept.

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shouldn’t expect any significant pay hikes any time protest rally this past weekend served as soon. another reminder that a whole bunch of New Don’t look for much of an increase in social Democratic Party supporters are in for a rude assistance rates either. This is nothing new for the awakening if their political party wins the May elecNDP — when it formed government in the 1990s it tion. actually cracked down on the welfare system. About 200 people gathered outside Premier And the NDP has decried the level of child poverty Christy Clark’s constituency office, demanding more in this province for years, but again, I’ll be surprised government money for a comprehensive childcare if much action is taken on that front for at least a plan. If the NDP does indeed form the next governfew more years and the state of government finances ment, I suspect a similar demonstration will evenimproves. tually take place outside NDP leader Adrian Dix’s Wait-times in the health-care system are not constituency office. going to radically change no matter That’s because Dix has signalled he which party wins in May. I suspect the knows the government cupboard is bare, NDP’s election platform will commit and has already indicated his plans for more money than the B.C. Liberals’ cura province-wide childcare program are rent budget, but even that amount will dead in the water, at least for a while, simply maintain the status quo. because the money simply isn’t there I’ve noted before that one large conto fund one and the federal government stituency that usually supports the NDP needs to come on board, and it too is may be particularly upset with the party. grappling with budget issues. View From That would be the environmental moveBut the lack of an expensive childcare The Ledge ment which, among other things, wants system isn’t the only issue sure to disKeith Baldrey a ban on fracking to extract natural gas. appoint the various interest groups that The NDP’s energy critic, John Horgan, says his support the NDP over the B.C. Liberals and who can caucus has committed to a study on fracking, but be depended upon to come cap in hand to whichever that’s about it. He’s mindful of the vital role natural party forms government in May. gas revenues play in paying for government services, Teachers, for example, may get a slight pay hike from an NDP administration, but not one that comes from health care to education, and I doubt an NDP anything close to what they’ve been demanding from government would do anything to stifle the money that can flow from that critical industry. the provincial government for years. And they’d be Governments of all philosophical stripes are wise to lower expectations when it comes to signifibecoming desperate for more revenues, which naturcantly more funding for the classroom — there will ally sets the stage for a clash between environmentbe some, but not a lot. alists and whichever party forms government, as There will be some pro-union changes to labour the extraction and sales of natural resources is the legislation, but unionized public sector workers

backbone of the B.C. economy. About the only sector that might notice some significant differences between an NDP administration and the B.C. Liberal government is post-secondary education. Dix has made it clear he considers skills training and student aid his top priorities, and has committed a large pot of new funding for those areas. But that’s about it folks. For all the criticism the NDP throws at the B.C. Liberal government on a near-daily basis for a lack of funding here, a lack of spending there, things aren’t going to change much after the May vote even if the party takes power. The conundrum of what to do about B.C. Ferries is a good example. This past week, the party’s critic for that company was unable to offer any specifics for what the NDP has planned for ferry services in this province. There was no commitment for increasing the tax subsidy for B.C. Ferries, or doing anything to reduce fares or make changes to service levels. So all those special interest groups can stick their hands out all they want if the party they appear to be backing actually takes power, but it doesn’t mean much of anything will actually be handed out to them. All of this means that, should Dix become premier, demonstrations outside his constituency office may be rather commonplace. And those doing the protesting will be the same folks who voted for him.

Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global B.C.


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because spending on younger lthough Canadians may generations — whether for disagree about a lot of family, housing, education, things, most share a environmental conservation, common aspiration to look etc. — will be in short supply after aging family members, until political parties acknowand to give a good start to ledge the large spending gap younger ones. between generations. That’s why growing numAlthough the bers from all walks spending gap is of life have been large, the probinspired to join lem isn’t spendthe Generation ing on seniors. Squeeze campaign Paul Kershaw Twenty-nine per (gensqueeze.ca). cent of Canadian They are chatseniors were poor ting, texting, in 1976. But because we now facebooking, tweeting, eallocate $45,000 per retiree, mailing, gathering, partying primarily to their medical and petitioning in common care and retirement income cause to give all generations security, we’ve reduced pova chance. They do so out of erty among seniors to around concern that governments pit five per cent — lower than the health of grandparents any other age group today. against the well-being of their This policy success for kids and grandchildren when seniors is personal to me. My governments budget around grandmother is 97, and in $45,000 annually per retiree, hospital as I write this colcompared to just $12,000 per umn. She would have been person under 45. poor almost my entire life The Generation Squeeze had Canadians not invested in campaign’s goal is simple: medical care and public penShine a light on the spending sions for her and millions of imbalance between younger others. But my grandmother Canadians and retirees so it doesn’t want investment becomes part of the campaign conversation in advance of the in retirees to come at the expense of adapting policy to B.C. election on May 14. meet new challenges facing We pursue this goal

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Paul Kershaw advocates $10/day childcare. the generations who walk in her footsteps. Young people’s wages are down around 18 per cent, despite devoting more time to post-secondary than any previous generation. With lower wages, they must pay housing prices that are 150 per cent higher. This means the typical young person must work 15 years to save a 20-per-cent downpayment on an average home today. A generation ago, it took only five years. So you can see why younger generations feel SQUEEZED between time and

money pressures. For many, this time and money squeeze happens around the same time they’d like to start their own families. Problem is, they can’t work their way out of the squeeze without compromising time at home when their kids are young. But if they take this time, many compromise the financial foundation they’ve patched together by devoting more time to the labour market. Fortunately, there are solutions. The Generation Squeeze

campaign pinpoints three policies to reduce the squeeze for those who someday want, or already have, young children: 1. Make 18 months affordable for parents to share at home with a newborn. Many today don’t even have 12 months, whereas a generation ago it was common for a parent to stay home several years. 2. Build $10/day childcare. Today the cost is often more than university tuition, whereas the majority of families didn’t incur these costs a generation ago when it was more affordable for a parent to stay home until kids started school, and there was less concern about gender inequality. These two policies would save the typical family around $50,000 over their children’s first five years, and support a third change. 3. Make 70-hour work weeks, down from 80, affordable for households, and lone parents do better than they do now with just one earner. A generation ago it was common to get by with one parent working 40 hours. By saving around $50,000, young families can also: Pay off the average student debt

and reduce by four years the time it takes to save a 20-percent downpayment on a home in an average school district, or pay down the mortgage far faster, or invest as savings that will be worth $141,000 by the time Gen Squeeze retires. These three policy changes are a pragmatic solution to the lower wages, student debt and higher housing prices with which younger generations now struggle. Their cost only requires narrowing the generational spending gap slightly. We’d need to raise government spending per Canadian under age 45 from $12,000 to around $13,000, while keeping spending around $45,000 per retiree. This small change can make a big difference for Generation Squeeze, while safeguarding medical care and old age security for our aging loved ones. It’s a vision inspiring many to amplify their voice in support of a Better Generational Deal. To join them, check out gensqueeze. ca. • Paul Kershaw is a policy professor at UBC, and founder of the Generation Squeeze campaign.

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Garbage app proposed John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com Real time service updates, calendar listings and a customizable notification process — solid waste collection in Coquitlam appears to be getting easier. Council in committee was briefed Monday on a solid waste application, one that gives residents the heads up ahead of garbage day. Established by a Vancouver-based company called Recollect, the system would be displayed through the city’s website and would allow residents to type their home address into a search box in order to view a personalized collection calendar online. “The software is very, very ease to use,” said

Luke Gloss, Recollect’s chief technology officer. “It’s very, very important to us that this works for residents of all ages and lifestyles.” Slated to cost $9,000 annually, the reminder service also works on smart phones through an app, with notifications coming via text, e-mail, Twitter or phone. Should the city adopt the system, it’s hoped it would cut down on the need for printed materials, while also reducing the number of calls to the city’s customer service staff. “It’s about getting current, up-to-date information almost on a minute-by-minute basis for those who use Coquitlam’s recycling and solid waste services,” said Bill Susak, Coquitlam’s manager of engineering and public works. “It could, in my mind, hopefully lead to some savings.”

Reimer requests leave John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com Coquitlam Coun. Linda Reimer has requested a month-long leave of absence to focus on her bid for a seat

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Pot forum set for Friday in Coquitlam John Kurucz jkurucz@thenownews.com They say it’s high time for B.C.’s marijuana laws to be reformed, and come Friday, members of the pro-pot group Sensible B.C. will be in Coquitlam to lay out their strategy to do just that. Members will be joined by current and former politicians and other marijuana reform advocates for a roundtable discussion at the Centennial Pavilion at 620 Poirier St., from 7 to 9 p.m. Panellists will include former federal prosecutor Randie Long; former Grand Forks Coun. Joy Davies; Mark Elyas, president of the Vancouver East federal Liberal riding association; and Coloradobased marijuana reform advocate Mason Tvert. “We’re going to be talking about what British Columbia can do to put some sensible marijuana laws in place and what those laws might look like,” said Dana Larsen, Sensible B.C.’s executive director. The discussion will centre around the group’s proposed referendum strategy, the Sensible Policing Act, which would decriminalize cannabis possession for adults. The proposal includes chan-

ges to the provincial Police Act, which would “redirect police in the province from using any police resources, including member time, on investigations, searches, seizures, citations, arrests or detentions related solely to simple possession of cannabis.” The proposal, however, would not apply to laws around trafficking, possession for the purposes of trafficking or cultivation. The policy would include framework to deal with minors, similar to current laws around underage

by removing cannabis from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The group’s stop in Coquitlam is part of a larger campaign that kicked off in late February. Similar discussions have taken place across Metro Vancouver, and have included high-profile personalities like VancouverFraserview MLA Kash Heed, former Green Party leader Adriane Carr and Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan. “It’s very difficult to find anybody to articulate the

drinking, allowing police to confiscate pot from minors. “Our campaign says that the first step would be to decriminalize possession,” Larsen said. “That would be a good step in the right direction. Then we want to create a legally regulated market for cannabis, where adults can go and buy cannabis in some sort of legalized fashion.” The second aspect of the Sensible BC platform would see the group calling on the federal government to repeal cannabis prohibition

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PoCo turns 100 The City of Port Coquitlam celebrated its centennial Thursday with a gala reception at City Hall, as well as free activities ranging from skating to swimming to cake and speeches.

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Events WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 Our Lady of the Assumption School presents The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White, a musical production by the school’s intermediate students, March 13 and 14, 1 and 7 p.m., 2255 Fraser Ave., Port Coquitlam. This fun adaptation of a beloved fairy tale runs 90 minutes. Tickets are $7 adults/$5 students and seniors and are available at the school office. The Terry Fox Library hosts World events@thenownews.com Film Night, with a showing of the Academy Award winning My Left Foot, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, 6 to 8 p.m., 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. Info: 604-927-7999. The National Wellness Foundation presents a free ADHD Information Workshop, 6:30 p.m. at the Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre room 137, 1169 Pinetree Way. ‘Treatments for ADHD — Concerta, Ritalin or Adderall — are they safe? Are they necessary? Are there alternatives?’ Guest speaker Dr. Gil Desaulniers will discuss current medical treatments for ADHD. Info/to register: 778-355-3533 or go to http://ow.ly/hWhGi. SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a free drug and alcohol information session, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody (second floor). This series, which runs Wednesdays through March 27, is for people who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use, or those concerned about someone else’s use. The format consists of a video, brief presentation and open discussion. The March 20 topic is “Substance affected: How others misuse or abuse of alcohol and drugs affects us.” University Women’s Club sponsors a presentation by Gurinder Mann, executive director of CERA on ‘Restorative practices in our community’s justice system and schools,’ 7 p.m. at Scott Creek Middle School, 1240 Lansdowne Dr., Coquitlam. All are welcome. Info: 604-939-9146 or 604-937-5018. Maillardville Community Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at ABC Country Restaurant, Lougheed Highway and Schoolhouse Street. Info: 604-464-1808.

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SUNDAY, MARCH 17 The Riverview Horticultural Centre Society holds its first guided tree tour of 2013, 1 p.m. on the Riverview Hospital grounds. Meet at the upper entrance of the Henry Esson Young Building. For a site map visit www.rhcs.org. Info: 604-290-9910.

MONDAY, MARCH 18 Tri-Cities Parkinson’s Support Group meets 10 a.m. to noon at Eagle Ridge United Church, 2813 Glen Dr., Coquitlam. Info: 604-945-2877. Kidney Foundation, Fraser Health Authority presents a talk on the master chemists in the body “Your amazing kidneys,” with Lois Wilson and David Ramalho, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Terry Fox Library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. Learn the signs, symptoms and stages of kidney disease. Info: 604-927-7999. Como Lake United Church and Home Instead Senior Care present a family education workshop on Alzheimer’s and dementia, March 18, 6 to 9 p.m., 535 Marmont St., Coquitlam. This workshop covers understanding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, techniques to manage behaviours, and activities to encourage engagement. To register for this free program, call 604-552-3324. The Philosopher’s Café presents a discussion about whether “Darwin Must Go,” 7 p.m. at the Gathering Place, 1100-2253 Leigh Sq., Port Coquitlam. A discussion about the new threats to Darwin in the midst of the Quantum Theory. This is a free event.

Info: 778-782-5215 or www.philosopherscafe.net. Friends of the Terry Fox Library hold their monthly meeting 7 to 8 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. All are welcome. Info: 604-927-7999.

ONGOING Toastmasters’ Crystal Clear Speakers meet every second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at 1111 Austin Ave. in Coquitlam. New members welcome. Info: 604-941-0191. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) invites new members to experience friendly group support for weight loss. There are a number of chapters in the Tri-Cities area. Info: Gail at 604-9418699 or www.tops.org. Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition, Tri-Cities committee, meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Port Moody City Hall, 100 Newport Dr. Info: John at 604-469-0361. Westcoast Harmony Chorus is seeking energetic, motivated women who love to sing. Attend a Wednesday night rehearsal to hear this award-winning, four-part harmony chorus. Info: 604596-6735.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 14 Tri-City Christian Women’s Club hosts a women’s connection luncheon, noon at the Executive Inn, 405 North Rd., Coquitlam. Featured speaker is Marilee Congo on “Living from the inside out.” Music by Elsie Giesbrecht. To make a reservation, call Frieda at 604-937-7198. Maillard Middle School presents a Carnival fundraiser, 4 to 9 p.m. at 1300 Rochester Ave., Coquitlam. Fun family games, crafts and food. Funds raised go towards a field trip to Quebec for the Grade 8 French Immersion class. SouthSide Family of Schools for Parental Education presents Dr. Nancy Perry, professor, on “Supporting school success: Helping children develop independently and effective approaches to learning,” 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at Kilmer Elementary, 1575 Knappen St., Port Coquitlam. Cost is $3 per adult or $5 per couple. Free childminding is available with advance registration at ssfspe@gmail.com. The Philosopher’s Café presents thoughts about Canadian prosperity and globalization, 7 to 8:45 p.m. at the Coquitlam Public Library, 575 Poirier St. ‘What does Canada’s future prosperity look like?’ This is a free event. Info: 778-782-5215 or www. philosopherscafe.net.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15 The Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society meets for a walk down memory lane, 2 to 3 p.m. at the Terry Fox Library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam. Hear stories, see photos about Port Coquitlam. Refreshments will be served. Info: 604-9277999 or www.fvrl.ca. Circle of Friends - 50+ Singles Social Club meets 7 p.m. at the Port Coquitlam Legion #133, 2675 Shaughnessy St., and every third Friday of the month, to plan a calendar of events. Events include walks, theatre, dancing and dine, etc. Info: Nina at 6-4941-9032. Tri-City Singles Social Club gathers for activities and friendships, 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2513 Clarke St., Port Moody. This 50+ group is not a dating club. New members are welcome — membership is $20 per year. Info: 604-466-0017, 604941-8897 or tricityclub@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16 The Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library Society are holding a book drive and invite donations of used books, DVDs and CDs in good condition, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the City Centre branch parking lot, 1169 Pinetree Way. Bring 10 books and get one free at the May book sale. Info: friendsofcpl@coquitlam.bc.ca. The Terry Fox Library hosts a Port Coquitlam Celebrates party on the city’s 100th birthday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2470 Mary Hill Rd. Celebrate with stories, songs and crafts, with refreshments served. Info: 604-927-7999. The Terry Fox Library offers Saturday Storytime, a free monthly event for young children and their parents or guardians, 11 to follow us on

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Laughs aplenty in PoCo This week’s comedy show at the Terry Fox Theatre features a moose acting as the emcee, and a distinct brand of Canadian humour referred to a “hoser style.” Set for Friday, March 15, The Moose in a Top Hat show will feature loads of local content looking for laughs, with PoCo native Matthew Johnson kicking off the show. “I’m a magician, juggler, comedian and male model at The Gap,” he said jokingly in an email to The NOW. Fellow PoCo native Christopher Taylor, described as a mind reader and mentalist, takes

the stage next and bills himself as akin to the likes of Criss Angel and David Copperfield. Delta-based duo Trevor and Lorena Watters round out the show’s cast, and are described as part magic, part Carol Burnett Show — and their performance comes complete with the “sawing the lady in half” routine. Doors for The Moose in a Top Hat show open at 7 p.m., with the performance kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and are available by calling 604-375-6270 or online at www.mooseinatophat.com.

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B.C. experience the reward for Rapids rosters Stories by Dan Olson sports@thenownews.com Like anticipated smoke from the Vatican chimney, the experience of competing in a provincial basketball championship has many possible outcomes, but just one “chosen one.” For the Riverside Rapids senior girls squad, a seventh-place showing may have seemed like a gaping letdown after some heady charges along the way. A 53-39 loss to Argyle on Saturday in Langley ended a year that had its share of adversity and challenges. Through the injuries, inconsistencies and a death in the family — senior Fiona Beales’ father passed away — the team came together and displayed plenty of heart and resiliency that made their coach proud. “We finished higher than we were ranked but you can’t get too excited or too down about it,” noted Riverside coach Paul Langford. “We were pretty emotional (Saturday) and we just didn’t click.” They stood tied 23-23 at halftime, but Argyle outscored the PoCo club 23-1 in the third quarter to put it away. The Rapids were led by Vanessa Gee and Tessa Needham, who each tallied eight points in a game where the team was just 13for-53 on field goals and one-for-five on free throws. Third at the Fraser Valleys, the Rapids had lofty expectations all within reason. After a 79-66 victory over Steveston-London in the B.C. opener, Riverside ran aground against eventual B.C. champ South Kamloops, who cruised to an 84-44 decision on Thursday. “[South Kamloops] played very well and we didn’t compete, that’s about it. It was unfortunate,” said Langford. But, as they did over and over again, the girls responded and put in a stirring effort to beat Kelowna 66-59, getting 20 points from Beale and 17 by Gee. Leading by four at the half, the Rapids witnessed an aggressive push-back by the Owls, who took a 47-46 advantage into the fourth quarter. Riverside won it by outscoring the opposition 20-12 over the final eight minutes. “I was really proud of the kids and how they bounced ❫ CONT. ON PAGE 22, see GOOD.

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Tosoni takes the heat at baseball classic He was at the centre of hostilities. For Rene Tosoni and the rest of Team Canada, the World Baseball Classic was a rare chance to take to the diamond for your country. They didn’t know that they may have to take a real hit for the team, however. The Port Coquitlam native was on the frontlines of what became an international incident and a TV news highlight, after he and his Canadian teammates found themselves brawling with Team Mexico during Saturday’s round one game in Phoenix, Ariz. The 26-year-old outfielder was at the plate when Mexican pitcher Arnold Leon threw inside two times, then plunked Tosoni on his third attempt. The Milwaukee Brewers farmhand stepped

towards the pitcher and was joined by both benches. A number of punches were exchanged, and some players ended up in clinches on the field. Canada was leading 9-3 in the top of the ninth when catcher Chris Robinson bunted to get aboard. Some Mexican players believed Canada was trying to pile up the score and looked to take it out on the next batter. That’s where Tosoni stepped up. It was his only at-bat during the three games, as Canada’s starting outfield features the Seattle Mariners’ Michael Saunders, Toronto Blue Jays’ minor leaguer Adam Loewen, and Philadelphia Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies — all B.C. products. One of the tournament tie-breakers is run dif-

ferential, making Major League Baseball’s unwritten rule of not running up the score moot. His players weren’t trying to rub it in, however, Canadian manager Ernie Whitt said in a Baseball Canada press release. “[Leon] had one shot to hit our player and missed him twice,” said Whitt. “So, yeah, I mean, something’s got to be done about it.” Canada was coming off a shocking 14-4 mercyrule loss to Italy in the tournament opener, while Mexico had stunned the U.S. 5-2. The Canucks’ shot at advancing came to a halt Sunday when the U.S. rallied to top Canada 9-4. ❫ CONT. ON PAGE 21, see TEAMMATES.

Coquitlam cashes in at B.C. juveniles Fresh off a provincial high school title win, Team Habkirk added to its medal haul with a win at the Tim Horton’s B.C. juvenile men’s curling championships in Prince George. The Centennial Secondary-based rink edged Team Bartlett of Grand Forks 7-3 in the gold medal game, to collect the B.C. crown. It also clinched the lone B.C. berth to the Optimist International under-18 Curling championship, which goes later this month in Langley. The Coquitlam Curling Club squad, which includes skip Kyle Habkirk, third Nicholas Umbach, second Ryan Harbrink and lead Kento Sato, shook off a loss to North Shore in the second round robin match before bouncing back to defeat two rinks from Prince George to launch them into the final. “We just had a bad game,” Habkirk said of the loss. “We were just tired and not our usual selves. We had a bit of trouble there but we put it behind us.” Against Bartlett, Habkirk scored three in the second before the Grand Forks rink tallied a pair in the third. Up 4-3 after five ends, the Coquitlam crew added three more to end it with a comfortable margin. “It took us about an end to get use to the ice — they made some changes before the final,” said the skip. “When we got to the fourth end we really got some wind in our sails.” It’s been a strong season for the team, adding a variety of titles to their resume. The foursome had earlier placed third at the B.C. juniors. Earning the B.C. ticket to the Optimist event, which runs March 27 to 31, was a prime feather, since it features the best juvenile competition from across Canada, the U.S. and as far away as Japan. “We struggled a bit last season so we practiced hard for this season,” noted Habkirk. “This was our last chance to go the [u-18] juvenile tournament, which was something I’ve wanted to do.”

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Sweeping it close, Coquitlam’s Kento Sato, left, and Nicholas Umbach play a rock during the B.C. Junior championships in January. Their Habkirk rink captured the B.C. juvenile title on the weekend.

Ravens trounce North Peace in B.C. opener One down, four to go. The Terry Fox Ravens kicked off the senior boys AAA B.C. basketball championships play-in round on Tuesday with a polished 70-45 victory over the North Peace Oscars.

Getting 10 points in the first quarter from Grade 11 forward Nic Hughes, Fox broke open a 10-10 game with 13 straight points and powered to a 43-34 halftime lead. Trevor Casey, Liam Hancock and

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Terry Fox’s Ryland Rees, right, gets low to the ground with a St. Thomas More rival in a recent league battle. Rees was named MVP for the junior A final after leading his team to an overtime win over New West.

Omega gymnast scores vault gold, Sport BC kudo Omega Gymnastics’ Shallon Olsen was in one moment helping Canada to a silver medal, and in the next carting off Sport BC’s Junior Female Athlete of the Year honours. The 12-year-old gymnast competed for Canada at the Gymnix Junior Cup in Montreal on the weekend, posting gold on vault and placing 10th all-around, boosting Canada to a silver in team

competition. She was the lone Canadian to score gold in the event finals. In a competition of 27 gymnasts, Olsen was joined by teammates Brianna Clark, Heaven Latimer and Aleza Yu. “This was the first time this group competed as a team and they did some good work,” said national women’s team director Kyna Fletcher. “The scores on vault and floor showed this

new generation is strong on vault and floor but we know there’s work to do on uneven bars and beam.” While she was in Quebec, Sport BC was celebrating her achievements in 2012 at home. Olsen had great results in 2012, winning the Canadian junior and Elite Canada junior titles. She scored international medals and was a national leader in vault.

In extra time, he then circled to the front of He’s usually a stand-up type of midfielder. the net, took Sam de Groot’s pass and sent a But on Friday, Dylan Ladron de Guevara spike low that beat the Island keeper. added a bit of John Grant Jr. to his repetoire. “I went out there not expecting to shoot, but The Terry Fox Ravens player provided the I took my guy on and scored,” the Grade 11 heroics in scoring two late goals to snatch the player said of the game-tying tally. “On the winB.C. High School Field Lacrosse provincial title ner I got in the right place and got a good pass for Fox in a thrilling 12-11 overtime victory that I buried. It felt over Claremont. good.” Undefeated over the It came midway past two years, Fox “I feel like I was given an all-star through the fourhas earned the reputateam to work with, and anything minute extra session, tion of a powerhouse so there were a few by ransacking the less than a championship would moments where proregional field circuit. have been disappointing.” tecting the lead was the The final, however, prime task. was the first taste Derek Wintermans “It was all about against the Victoria playing D and when school, which boasts Terry Fox field lacrosse coach we got the ball we an in-house field ran around to kill lacrosse academy. time,” said Ladron de “They gave us a Guevara. “It was a pretty crazy game.” pretty tough game. We knew going in that their Fox had advanced to the final by beating Dr. school practiced everyday and was all about field Charles Best 9-2 earlier in the day. lacrosse,” noted Ladron de Guevara. “They’ve Coupled with the junior Ravens title win, a got all the best players from the Island.” 5-4 overtime triumph over New Westminster, It was just another challenge for the strong the PoCo program had reason to be flying high PoCo crew, who have been groomed through on Friday. the PoCo Saints’ minor program. Dylan Foulds deposited the deciding goal, Head coach Derek Wintermans said confirepeating a feat that he achieved a year ago dence was balanced with some caution entering against the same New West rival. Netminder the final contest. Will Kinnaird had a tremendous game, stopping “I feel like I was given an all-star team to four shots in extra time alone. work with, and anything less than a cham“It’s pretty amazing that Terry Fox was able pionship would have been disappointing,” to win two provincial titles in one afternoon, but Wintermans said. “Having said that, we really I think a lot of the players kind of expected it,” didn’t know what to expect from Claremont.” noted the coach. “They’ve been playing like the Fox jumped out to a good lead and were up number-one team, but practicing like the numby five goals early in the fourth quarter, only to ber-two team all season.” see Claremont turn the tables and lead 11-10 The junior MVP was long stick Ryland Rees, with a few minutes left in regulation. while Grade 12 Kyran Clarke was named the Ladron de Guevara stepped in and scored on MVP for seniors. an off-hand shot to tie the game.

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added to the mix. On Monday, Tosoni tweeted “Tough to take that jersey off today. So happy and proud of the boys. Thanks for having my back. I love you guys.”

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OT win bookmarks Express year As bookends go, the Coquitlam Express wrapped up the season the same way they started it — with a hard fought overtime win. Unfortunately, the games in between didn’t add up to a playoff spot. The 24-31-1 Express knocked off the B.C. Hockey League regular season champion Surrey Eagles 3-2 in overtime on Saturday in South Surrey, with Michael Maciag’s doubleovertime goal capping a frustrating season for the Coquitlam crew. While the Eagles needed the single point to clinch the league banner, it was a former Surrey player who provided the heroics. Brandon Morley, a one-time Surrey captain, tied the game for Coquitlam midway through the third period, then set up Maciag at 2:04 of the second overtime period for the win. Also scoring for the Express was Mitchelle Fyffe, as the visitors trailed until the last shot. Cole Huggins, in his final junior A game, turned aside 34 shots. For Coquitlam coach Jon Calvano, the win

provided a positive ending to a bumpy season that saw the club go from Mainland Division leader to basement in the span of 45 days. “This definitely was an up and down year, there was nothing consistent about it,” he said. “We played some good games and won, played some good games that we lost, and had too many games where we just weren’t good enough.” The club finished with the league’s second worst record, while losing more than 280 mangames due to injuries. The third-year coach has no time to dwell on the bad, as he and wife Melissa welcomed a baby boy into their family, born on Tuesday. For the hockey club, he will meet with the Express ownership in the coming days as part of exit interviews. He feels there is a decent foundation to build upon and, with better luck, will find them in the hunt for a playoff spot. “I think those players eligible to come back are all potential strong contributors,” said Calvano. “It’ll be a long spring to digest it.”

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back,” said the coach. “We had a great start and a great finish... [Kelowna] was a top-10 [ranked] team and we beat them after coming off a huge loss of our own.” For the squad’s five graduating seniors, the end may have been awash with heartfelt tears, but Langford noted they were amazing contributors who helped guide a young roster through some difficult days en route to the B.C.s. “These are probably the

nicest kids I’ve coached,” he said. “No matter what they choose, if they play and go and study, they’ll do really well in life. “I think our kids put everything in perspective at the end and should be pleased with how they’ve done this year.” Moving on are Megan Cornish, Desha Puri, Chelsey Sanchez, Beales and Needham. As for next season, the future continues to be buoyant for Rapids girls basketball, with the junior squad down the hall finishing their provincials in

fourth place. A key returning core, led by Grade 8 guard Shae Sanchez, Gee and forwards Dani Antigiani and Megan Dally, will be expected to apply the lessons learned this year and add to them. “We weren’t that consistent for a lot of different reasons this year,” added Langford. “If the kids want to compete at that next level they have to work hard to get stronger and bigger... The future looks bright if they want to step up and take the ball.”

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604-724-7652

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GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS CKC REG. 8 wks. $1500.00. 4 F, 3 M. Hips and elbows x-rays. Home raised, first shots, micro chip, wormed. veinotte@telus.net, 604-512-3310

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Pet Services

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PUZZLE ANSWERS ON SEPARATE PAGE PURE BRED West Highland Terrier puppies, 4 males, vet check, dewormed, shots, avail March 12, $1000, 604-814-2153

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For Sale Miscellaneous

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Garage Sale

21ST CENTURY FLEA MARKET 175 tables of Bargains on Deluxe 20th Century Junque! SUN MAR 17 10-3 Croatian Cultural Center 3250 Commercial Drive, 604-980-3159 Adm: $5 Coquitlam

Moving Sale Sat & Sun, Mar 16 & 17 10am-2pm 725 Lea Ave

Furniture

HAVANESE x Poodle / Havanese Maltese Havanese Poodle: dark brown, chocolate brown, golden brown. Havanese Maltese: white w/ beige around ears, tail, etc. First shot, dewormed, hypoallergenic. Born Dec 18, 2012. Asking: $600.00. (604) 582-9911

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Musical Instruments

Moving - Must Sell! 40% Off Baby Grand Piano $6500. 2 Elite Speakers $120/pair. Yorksville Amp $65. OBO. 604-475-1340

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604-444-3000

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Metaphysical

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LIVING ROOM & Dining Room Furniture, $1,200 obo. Flexsteel 84" sofa/ chair & ottmn. Tub chair, coffee table, 2 end tbls & 2 lamps. Deilcraft 72" oak dining rm tbl, 96" w/ leaves, 8 chairs, buffet/hutch. Will sell separately. 604-943-1060.

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.

Furniture, Clothing, Bikes, Fridges, Xmas Decorations, Ladders, Household items.

STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

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BERNESE Mountain Dog Puppies. Vet checked with first shots and ready for loving homes. $975. Langley. Call: (778) 241-5504.

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Abbotsford

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Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

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Houses - Sale

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Langley/ Aldergrove

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-34

Surrey

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IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $399,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226

6008-26

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TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $85,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

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Legal/Public Notices

6008-04

Burnaby

ONLY $226,900 in Langley’s Murrayville area, 960 sq ft , 2 bdr, 2 bth, grnd-floor condo covered deck and yard. See PropertyGuys.com in 76670 or call 604-613-2670 INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $219,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642

6008-28

Richmond

NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Russell Graham Doctor otherwise known as Russell Doctor and Russell G. Doctor, Deceased, who died on September 10, 2012, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned c/o #205 2922 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 2P5, before April 18, 2013, after which date the Executor will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which it has notice. VANCOUVER CITY SAVINGS CREDIT UNION, Executor of the Estate of Russell Graham Doctor otherwise known as Russell Doctor and Russell G. Doctor, Deceased

STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376

6008-30 6008-06

Surrey

Chilliwack

IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $76,500 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543

CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $99,500 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500

6008-12

Langley/ Aldergrove

CHELSEA GREEN Walnut Grove Langley 1590 sq ft 2 bdrm, grndlevel twn-home, single garage, Only $334,900. Call 604-626-6027. See PropertyGuys.com ID 76027

6020-01

PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl twnhse +55 complx w/chairlift $197,500 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

6008-34

Vancouver East Side

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CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600

FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $965K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

6020-06

Chilliwack

6030

4 BD 2300 sq ft home backs onto park, 2.5 bth, corner lot, garage + parking, newly decorated $354,900. Viewing by appt. 604-793-6642

North Delta

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $749,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604

Surrey

CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566

S. Surrey/ White Rock

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CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $5,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612

CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

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OFFERED BELOW assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home huge 10,000sf lot $375K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272

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5 ACRE South Langley horse property right on South Langley Regional trail. Clean, bright & updated, older 2368 sq ft, 2 bd home – Barn, stalls, x-fenced, pasture. 604-323-4788 PropertyGuys.com ID: 76788

OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541

GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $479,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608

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Okanagan/ Interior

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $895K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

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GREAT 1988 SQ FT, 3 Bdrm 3-level split Carluke Cres Surrey. Upgraded Kitchen w/ SS appliances – Only $540,000 Phone 604-597-7799. PropertyGuys.com ID:76799

Coquitlam

PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575

6015

Mobile Homes

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $545,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

★NEW PRICE $289,900★, 2 bdrm, 845sf. Great location, near transit/shops. #104-2600 E 49th. Showings by appointment. Pat @ Sutton WestCoast 604-220-9188.

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Lots & Acreage

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513

6020-34

FULLY finished 4,000+ sf home. Desirable Creekside on the Park. 6 brs, 3.5 bath. Granite/ss appl, a/c. $592 K 604.852.6951

Tsawwas.

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

www.bcforeclosures.com 5 BR home from $26,000 down $2,375/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

Abbotsford

TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350

6020-36

6020-24

6020-08

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $729K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

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$739,900 YORKSTON South area Langley, 1 yr old, 3865 sq ft Cstm design 7 bdrm + 5 bthrm + Legal 2 Bdrm Suite. Call 778-298-8108. See Propertyguys.com ID: 76108

Real Estate

NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546

NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512

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Houses - Sale

6020-02

NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Robert Frank Smolcic also known as Robert F. Smolcic and Robert Smolcic, Deceased, who died on May 20, 2012, are hereby required to send them to the undersigned c/o #205 - 2922 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 2P5, before April 25, 2013, after which date the Administrator will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which he has notice. MARK AUGUSTIN SMOLCIC, Administrator of the Estate of Robert Frank Smolcic also known as Robert F. Smolcic and Robert Smolcic, Deceased

THOM CREEK Ranch. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $419,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-377-1068

6020 HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $375K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550

211/80B AV 3034sf 6br 5ba with legal 2br basement suite, quiet crescent $589,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607

Port Moody

604.503.BARK (2275)

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IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $121,500 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

7BDRM/3BTH 5187 Marine Dr, Burnaby. For Sale by Owner uSELLaHOME.com, ID# 5669. Tel: 604-722-7977. Mortgage Helper. $695,000.

REDUCED 3136SF 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment CDS lot $688,888 778-898-7731 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595

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Out Of Town Property

6508

Apt/Condos

BBY, Near Lougheed Mall, off Government Rd, 2 BR, f/p, u/g parking, N/P, Now. 778-708-4352 BBY S. 1 BR $760, 6187 Kingsway, cat ok, hw flrs, ug prkg, WiFi, Now/Apr 1, 604-818-1129

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304

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Real Estate Investment

FRANCA VILLA APTS, COQ W. 1005 Ridgeway Ave. 1 or 2 BR, lrg ste, nr transit & Lougheed Mall, security camera’s & caretaker on site. N/s, N/p. Call 604-931-4648, 604-889-8534 or 604-936-4774

BALMORAL STREET Suites Available

LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

Close to trans, Highgate Mall & shopping. Rent incls heat & h/w. Refs req’d. Reno’d stes. Ana 778-859-0798 or Bayside Property Office 604-432-7774

AMBER (W)

6065

Recreation Property

401 Westview St, Coq

6508

Apt/Condos

NEW WEST. 1 BR & 2 BR. Reno’d. New Appls, Flooring, Fixtures, Paint. Prof. mgmt. $250 MOVE-IN BONUS. From $825 $1,175. Call (604) 724-8353. NEW WEST 1 BR g/lvl apt $775/mo incls heat, light, cable, laundry. Apr 1. Also upper bachelor suite in my home, $650 inc cbl/heat/light. Imed 604-780-0048 PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR APT, $815, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

Suites Available. All Suites Have Balconies. Undergrd Parking Available. Refs Required. Small Pet Ok.

CALL 604 715-7764 Bayside Properties Services

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

WHITGIFT GARDENS

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191 CANCEL YOUR TIMESHARE. NO RISK program. STOP Mortgage & Maintenance Payments Today. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Free Consultation. Call us Now. We can Help! 1-888-356-5248

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq Extra Large 2 Bedrooms. Close to Lougheed Mall and S.F.U.

office: cell:

HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

604-939-4903 778- 229-1358

HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

Near Transportation & Douglas College. Well Managed Building.

1-888-495-7106

whitgift@concertproperties.com

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.

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

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

Cell: 604-813-8789

6510 CASEY STREET Coquitlam OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424

Bachelor & 1 BR Starting at $700 & up.

Call 604.931.6408

Co-ops

HARRIS ROAD HOUSING CO-OP (Pitt Meadows) 2 BR, $1030/mo, $2500 share purchase. Near bus & schools. No subsidy. Pets ok. 604 465-1938

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

6508

Apt/Condos

office: 604- 936-1225

GARDEN VILLA COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720. Immed/Mar 1. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935 BBY, Lougheed Mall. 1 BR $850. Avail Now. Incl heat & hot water. u/g prkg avail, ns/np, newly reno’d, 604-779-3882

2BDRM/2BA. 651 Nootka Way. Laundry, gym, parking. 1yr lease. Apr 1. $1350/mo. 604-338-6988.

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 2 BR Apartment Available Now * Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea/ floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access

604 - 941 - 7721

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

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY 7 BR, 2 bath, 2 livg rm, 2 kitch, Apr 1. $2500 + utls. NS/NP. Near school, bus. 604-779-8400

BBY, N. Willingdon Hghts. 3 BR, 2000sf, 2 lev whole house, 4 appls, garage. Very clean. $1800. Avail now. NS/NP. 604-671-0701

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

BBY NORTH 3 BR + 1 BR full bsmt, fncd yd, dbl garage, 4 appls, nr schls/SFU, rec ctr & shops h/w flrs, Refs. $2200. 604-987-0638

JUNIPER COURT

BBY S, 3 BR w/bsmt, 5 appls, 2 bth, $2300. Avail May 1. NS/NP. 604-539-1959 or 604-612-1960

CALL 604 715-7764

415 Westview St, Coq Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U.

COQ CTR 3 BR, 1 ½ baths, f/bsmnt, fncd yrd, quiet CDS, N/s, N/p, Apr 1, $1650. 604-461-9995

office: 604-939-8905

POCO SPAC 3 BR Rancher, pet ok, nr ammens, big fncd yard, $1600, Avail Now. 604-720-7299

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

office: cell:

604-937-7343 778-863-9980

Shared Accommodation

6595-10

North Burnaby

BBY CAPITAL HILL Lrg 1BR, Furn’d share/kitchen/liv room, W/D. $550 incls utls, cable, net. Av Apr 1. NS/NP. 604-708-1157

6595-20

Coq./Poco/ Port Moody

POCO clean bright room, main flr, $425/mo. Utils/cable included, w/d. Avail now. 604-315-6611

6602

Suites/Partial Houses

1BDRM/1BTH. 1967 Fraser Ave, POCO. Grd lvl suite. Utils incl. N/S, N/P. Priv. entry, bck yard, priv. parking. $650 / mth. (604) 941-6059.

BBY E. Newer 3 BR g/lev, 2 bath, W/D, alarm, radiant heat. NS/NP. Ref. $1100. Apr1. 604-723-5844

BAYSIDE PROPERTY SERVICES

1030 - 5th Ave, New West

6595

(incl. heat, h/w, parking) Indoor pool, near Lougheed Mall, SFU, public transit, schools

1 BR $775, 2 BR $950 3 BR $1,150

CALL 604 525-2122

CALYPSO COURT

8010

Alarm/Security

STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 2 level HOUSE, new fridge, Gas stove, hot water heater, with 10% down... $888/M Call 604-435-5555 for showing www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

BBY S. 1 BR gl, sep kitch, dining rm, liv rm, 950sf, own W/D. $895 incls utls. NS/NP. 604-526-7335 BBY S. Highgate, 2 BR bsmnt, super clean, no lndry, incl hydro, N/s, N/p. Av Apr 1.604-525-9821

BBY SFU area, Top flr Duplex, lrg 3 BR, 1.5 bath, new paint. By transit. $1295 incls utls, sh’d W/D. NS/NP. Immed. 604-444-3365 COQ. 1 BR g/l, own W/D, alarm. $800 incls utls. NS/NP. Nr SFU, Lough’d Mall. Ap 1. 604-931-8308 COQ CENTRAL. New 1 BR, $900 incls utls, W/D. 1 person. 604-999-3227 or 604-937-5737 COQ, COMO LAKE. Newer 1 BR bsmt ste. Priv laundry & entry. $700/mo + sh’d utils. Avail Now, Near bus & amens. 604-939-6765

8125

Gutters

PRESSURE WASHING, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs Call George • 778-859-7793

BBY ROOMS avail, w/d, n/s, n/p. Prof person. $475 & $500 incls util, pkng. Av now. 604-434-5578

BBY 13 Ave, 2 BR, f/bath, hrdwd. Avl now. $900 incls utils, N/s, N/p. 604-544-6641or 604-782-7062

BURQUITLAM APTS

Office 604-773-6467

Rooms

550 Cottonwood Ave., Coq.

561 Cottonwood Ave, Coq Bachelor, 1 BR & 2 BR Includes heat, hot water, underground parking, close to bus stop, school, SFU, Lougheed Mall. No Pets.

6590

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

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

Close to Lougheed Mall, S.F.U. & Transportation. Office 604- 936-3907

HOME SERVICES

320-9th St, New West

Large units. Close to Golden Ears Bridge. Great River view!

545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

ALARM 604-463-7919

8130

Handyperson

8015

Appliance Repairs

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

8030

8055

Cleaning

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

8060

8155

Concrete

Dall’Antonia Brothers Concrete Remove, Place & Finish. No Job too small. • Call 604-240-3408

Electrical

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

8087

Excavating

* Power Raking, Aeration, Fertilization Program * Spring Yard Clean-up & Pruning * Landscape and Garden Design and Construction * Cedar Fencing

8105

Flooring/ Refinishing

COQ, MUNDY PARK, Avail Now, Clean 2 BR $995, 3 BR $1350, incls utils, ns/np, Refs. 604-291-2090 COQ. Spac 1 BR gr lev, W/D, storage, prkg. Nr trans/shops. Apr 1. $650. NS/NP. 604-931-7432

1 to 3 Men

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

45

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

ABE MOVING & Delivery and Rubbish Removal $35/HR per Person • 24/7 604-999-6020 ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45/hr, 24/7, 26 yrs 604-506-7576

Marc • 604-315-8954

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

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

8220

Plumbing

LANDSCAPING, DRAINAGE, spring cleanups, spring projects, Aries Bobcat, Dave 604-808-9017 ★ OPERA LANDSCAPING ★ Bobcat, retaining walls, irrigation, paving, fences. 778-688-2444

Lawn & Garden

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 •

# 1 YARD DRAINAGE, STONE WORK & HOUSE DEMOLITION By hand, Paving, landscaping, stump / rock / cement / oil tank & dirt removal, paver stones, Jackhammer, Water / sewer line / sumps. Slinger avail. 24 hrs Call 341-4446 or 254-6865

AFFORDABLE MOVING

AMI MOVING ★ 5 ton cube. Starting at $49/hour. Local & long distances. 24/7 ★ 604-617-8620

8160 8080

Landscaping

Carpentry

CARPENTRY- STRUCTURAL work, beams, framing, mouldings. Professional, precise & licensed. Call 778-233-0559

Moving & Storage

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

HANDYMAN SPECIALIZING Reno’s, Carpentry, Tiling, Drywall. Call Mike 604-376-0912 SERVICE & PARTS. Licenced & Insured. Washers, Dryers, Stove, Fridge, Dishwashers. 604-346-8925

8185

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

Systems Ltd.

VILLA MARGARETA

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

AMBER ROCHESTOR

The

10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

EUROPE RENOVATION Quality workmanship Reliable finish product Customer satisfaction kitchen & bathroom renos flood restoration-flooring basement addition windows-doors Visit: europerenovation.com or Call: 778-233-5726

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS

310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

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

NORM, 604-466-9733 Cell: 604-841-1855 ❏ SPRING CLEAN UP ❏ Hedge Trim ❏ Tree Pruning ❏ Lawn Cut Contracts ❏ Weed ❏ Yard Maintenance Insured. Guaranteed. John • 778-867-8785

HOME ADVANTAGE Contracting Ltd

Residential & Commercial Renovations licensed - Insured - WCB

For Free Estimates Call Ryan 778.809.6677 homeadvantagecontracting@gmail.com

COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136 NEW WEST 1 BR bsmt ste, sh’d W/D. $500 incls utls. NS/NP. Near Douglas Coll. 604-525-4298

Call Nico: 778-878-2369

8125

Gutters

NEWPORT VILLAGE, Pt Moody, 1400 sq ft, 3 BR upper level, 1 ½ baths, hardwd flrs, N/s, N/p, Avl now. $1450, refs. 604-725-4133

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277 NEW WEST 3 BR, River view, avail May 1. $1332. For details www.queens-ave-coop.ca

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.ca

6620

Warehouse/ Commercial

N WEST 728 12th St, 800sf commercial space or heated storage. $750. Byron 604-726-0153

**THE GUTTER DOCTOR!** We clean/repair gutters & fix fascia, soffit. 10,000 happy customers! 778-881-4647 info@gutterdoctor.ca

A Gardener & A Gentleman Lawn, Garden, Tree svcs. Pruning, Yard Clean-up, Junk. 319-5302

A & W Landscape • Clean-ups, Disposal, Pruning, GUTTERS Seniors Disc. Al @ 604-783-3142

8250

Roofing

FRASERVIEW COAST TO COAST ROOFING LTD. ROOFING 15 Years Experience RE-ROOF & REPAIR SPECIALIST ~ No Job Too Small ~

Gary, 604-897-3614

MARC’S LAWN CARE & LANDSCAPING. Spring Yard Clean up. 604-315-8954 A Eastcan Roofing & Reno’s Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324

Planning on RENOVATING? Check out the specialists in our Home Service Directory of the Classifieds and get started on your project today! To advertise your Home Service Business call Classifieds 604-444-3000

AMG ROOFING & SIDING 10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721 JJ ROOFING, Repair specialist, Reroof, New Roof. Seniors disc. WCB, BBB, fully insured. 604-726-6345 www.jjroofing.ca

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

8255

Rubbish Removal

WILL HAUL out garages and bsmts, for little or no $ if saleable items incl’d. Jim, 604-936-8583


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Auto Finance

9110

Collectibles & Classics

9125

Domestic

                        

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $5,850. 604-591-8566

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2006 PONTIAC Wave, 4 door hatchback, automatic. 121,000+ kms. 1 owner, no accidents. Winter tires available. Excellent condition! $5000. 778-668-7854

1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367

Family Owned & Operated

(604) 209-2026

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash paid for full sized vehicles. 604-518-3673 2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

Collectibles & Classics

Sports & Imports

9173

Vans

9522

RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Trailers

2010 CHRYSLER Town & Country luxury Van. $15,995. #4212. www.mrfinancebc.com. Dlr #8214. 778-216-2007

2000 HONDA Prelude, 2 dr, $5000, auto, runs well, 124,000 km, 604-614-8402

9515

Boats

JORDANIâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S FREE SCRAP CAR REMOVAL. Top $$ for complete cars. 7 days/wk, 604-720-0067

2001 Honda Prelude 200,400 kms, Auto, sunroof, Clifford alarm, auto start. All records avail. $6400. 604-992-5274

1989 19â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564

THE SCRAPPER 1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $6950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

1928 FORD 1/4 ton Roadster P/U, older restoration, recent updates, drives nice, $16,000. No trades. 604-308-9976

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms. 2.4L GDI DOHC. $19,999. Email: sjscot@shaw.ca (604) 794-3428.

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H

9160

9129

Luxury Cars 1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $13,500. 604 945-0376

1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520

1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012

1983 CAMERO V6 T- top 52,000 org kms mint cond, 2nd owner. $8000 obo. Ph 604-858-1896

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $23,900. 604-999-4097

2001 Toyota Celica 604-6906235 Power win/brakes/steering, new tires/brakes/battery $7,950.

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2011 36FT Southwind 36D, Ford V10, gas, only 7000 km. Must see, asking $124,900. 604-858-2602

9522

RVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Trailers

2006 VW JETTA 2.0T 73k, original owner, hid headlights, auto, $14,900. 604-307-9159 1979 FORD M/H, 23 ft, cozy, bunk beds, fully equipped, low k, hi way usage, $6,000. 778-737-3890

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc cond. $5,600 obo 604-786-6495 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292

1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3700. 604-936-1270

2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $5,250. 604-209-1039

1969 Mariner Ski Boat, 4 cyl in-board consider trade for sport utility atv $4,100. 778 808-7250

2005 40â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Vectra Cummings Diesel Pusher,Freightliner Evolution Chasis,air ride & independant front suspetion,tow package, 33610 mi.3 slides auto everything-awnings,levelling jacks,sunvisors,floor cover, retactable cord & hose etc. Air (Jake) brakes,King sleep # bed, Washer/Dryer, Lge slide out storage. Heated storage, $119,900, 778 835-3455.

Sports & Imports

1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945 1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-702-1997

9160

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2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912

2012 VW Jetta, 27,000kms, 5 cyl, 6 spd auto, no accid, like new. By owner. $20,500. 604-461-5851

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