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Company locked out workers June 2011 Laura Rodgers Contributing writer

Picketers will mark their one-year anniversary Friday outside Rocky Mountaineer on Terminal Dan Toulgoet

The upscale Rocky Mountaineer train is rolling again for the 2012 tourist season, but after a year-long labour dispute, the negotiations between the company and its locked-out employees hasn’t moved an inch. The federally regulated company locked out its unionized train attendants June 22, 2011, in response to the union issuing strike notice. The attendants, represented by Teamsters Local 31, disagreed with the long (sometimes 16-hour) days without overtime and a proposed requirement for them to share rooms between train trips. The company, which sells luxury

train excursions through the Rockies, has since staffed its trains with non-unionized replacement workers. Rocky Mountaineer has put forward seven different offers since the dispute began, but all were rejected by the union. Locked-out train attendant Aldea Pallard still walks the picket lines at Rocky Mountaineer Station on Terminal Avenue. Many of the 130 locked-out workers have given up on the dispute, but Pallard and about 22 others retain their presence. Pallard took on catering jobs to make ends meet but still wound up having to room with another locked-out Rocky Mountaineer employee to save money. See COMPANY on page 4

City hall transportation plan pushes sneakers, spokes and transit In past decade, downtown population increased by 75 per cent Mike Howell Staff writer The city is developing an ambitious transportation plan with the goal of having at least two-thirds of all trips made in Vancouver done on foot, bicycle or transit by 2040.

That would mean a significant decrease in people using motor vehicles in a city that has a static road system competing with an increased population. But as Jerry Dobrovolny, the city’s director of transportation, pointed out Monday in a news conference to up-

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date reporters on the plan, there is evidence residents are jettisoning the car or leaving it in the garage. In the past decade, the city’s population increased by 18 per cent, jobs went up 16 per cent, yet the number of vehicles entering the city decreased by five per cent.

That phenomenon is even more dramatic downtown, where the population increased by 75 per cent, jobs grew by 26 per cent, yet vehicles heading downtown dropped by 20 per cent. “In fact, the actual number of cars we have coming in to the city are less today than they

were in 1965,” Dobrovolny said. So why is that happening? Dobrovolny rattled off a list that included better transit, more bike lanes, more homes near transit hubs and building homes where people work. See TRANSPORTATION on page 4

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Continued from page 1 He acknowledged expensive parking rates, the cost of gas and the general costs of owning a car—insurance, maintenance, etc.—are also factors in the drop in motor vehicle use. “What we’ve learned from the successes of the [1997 transportation plan] is that if we support options for people to walk, cycle and take transit, that’s what they’ll do,” Dobrovolny said. “It’s not about penalizing car drivers because

we always know there will be times when the car is the most viable trip, or sometimes, the only viable trip.” Last week, city council unanimously approved keeping downtown’s separated bike lanes permanent. In addition, the city recently approved a “pedestrian safety study and action plan” that includes ongoing improvements to sidewalks and crossing lights. Improved and increased public transit, however, will

Jerry Dobrovolny be the key to the city reaching its goal of having twothirds of trips by 2040 done

by modes other than the car, Dobrovolny said. “Public transit is critical as a transportation option for many, many thousands of people coming in to the city from around the region,” he said, noting the city saw a 50 per cent increase in transit trips in the last decade. “We know from the Olympic experience as well as the Canada Line experience that when we provide fast, frequent, reliable transit service, the

public uses it and uses it in droves.” But the Broadway/Commercial transit hub is a different story. Dobrovolny noted that up to 2,000 people are left waiting for a bus at peak rush hour times outside the busy SkyTrain station. “That’s just not simply acceptable,” he said. Despite the focus on pedestrians, cycling and transit, Dobrovolny said the plan supports a “thriving economy” in Vancouver

and moving goods back and forth to the port. A list of policy options tied to the 2040 plan can be viewed on the city’s website. The city wants feedback on the plan and is encouraging residents to fill out an online survey on its website. The deadline is July 13. The final draft of the plan will go before council in the fall. Twitter: @Howellings

Company notes ridership decline, blames global economy

Continued from page 1 As neither party has budged in their demands since last summer, Pallard isn’t optimistic. “It just leaves me numb,” said Pallard. A six-year Rocky Mountaineer employee, Pallard remains incensed. “It feels like a slap in the face. I’ve personally talked to some of the replacement workers and they don’t really know what’s going on...The company is basically looking for the cheapest possible labour source.”

The company, owned by NPA campaign chairman Peter Armstrong, hasn’t had to cut any service, and has even added the new “SilverLeaf” luxury train coach to many of its trips. The union contends that the newer, less-experienced workers are giving train passengers lower-quality service, but company spokesperson Ian Robertson said there is no pressing concern for the company to settle. Robertson, a former NPA park board commissioner, said train

ridership has been down, but attributes this to the global economic downturn affecting the entire tourism industry. Rocky Mountaineer has taken steps to make sure picket lines are as unobtrusive as possible when passengers board trains in Vancouver. They’ve covered fences with a tarp-like material, blocking signage. It hired a bagpiper to play at the entrance, a move the company contends is to “enhance the guest experience” and not to drown out the voices of picketers.

Vision Vancouver and COPE city councillors sent an open letter to Rocky Mountaineer last summer urging the company to negotiate with the union and stop using replacements. The company has also stopped renting out the station for events, which were always picketed. Some events, such as a Vancouver International Film Festival gala in September 2011, saw a decrease in attendance as a result. Robertson maintains the venue closure is so the company can focus on

its “core business” —train trips. Tourists who’ve tried to cancel trips because they didn’t want to cross a picket line haven’t been given refunds, but Rocky Mountaineer said they can re-book as late as 2013. Still, nothing in the current situation indicates the dispute will be resolved by then. “I think it’s fair to say that the two sides are very, very far apart,” said Robertson. “We do remain at an impasse.” Twitter: @laurarodgers



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Yes, it’s that exciting time of the year again when we get to find out how much money city hall fleeced developers for in 2011. Did I write fleeced? Maybe that’s a little harsh, although I’ve had a few developers bend my ear about the whack of cash they are required to dump in city hall coffers when they want to build in this town. That’s right ladies and gents, I’m talking about that dinner party conversation starter—that topic that brings even your most somnambulant guests to a state of egghead euphoria unmatched by, say, an afternoon with an insurance salesman—yes, people, I’m talking about… development cost levies! Or, as the kids say, DCLs, yo! Note about this psychobabble: It’s allergy season, my eyes are on fire and I’ve got an old dog that gets me up three times a night. Plus, I’ve been re-reading some Tom Wolfe and Hunter S. Thompson. So I’ll get right to it: The city has released its 2011 annual report on

Longtime VPD media relations Const. Jana McGuinness has left the department’s media section photo Dan Toulgoet and is back on patrol downtown. the amount of money it received from developers and what the city spent that money on. Total DCL revenue in 2011 was a whopping $55.3 million, which is substantially more than the measly $31.1 million the city took in way back in the good old Olympic year of 2010. Why? I think you know why: Vancouver had a busy year developmentwise in 2011, with development permits approved by city hall

reaching 7.4 million square feet of real estate. So what does the city do with all that DCL cash? Does it: a) Pay for new bikes and spandex culottes for Mayor Gregor Robertson and his staff? b) Go to artist Ken Lum to create the long-awaited sculpture of George Puil to replace the pigeonbombed Capt. George Vancouver outside city hall? c) Get used to build new side-

walks, parks, housing and childcare centres? The correct answer is, of course, the third choice, with the city spending $22 million on parks, $7 million on housing, $2.5 million on engineering infrastructure and $1.1 million on childcare projects. The remainder of the cash will be spent in 2012. From 2002 to 2011, the city’s DCL revenue totalled $288 million. Some of the money was used for housing at Woodward’s and the Olympic Village,

In policing news… Const. Jana McGuinness, a longtime media relations officer with the Vancouver Police Department, no longer has to respond to my lengthy emails or answer my calls—although she always did, no matter what her workload. McGuinness has left the VPD’s media section and is back on patrol downtown. At the Cambie Street police station last week, Police Chief Jim Chu thanked McGuinness for her dedication to the job in front of a bunch of reporters. “Just amazing work over the last four-and-a-half years,” the chief said. “We’ll miss you, but onward and upward in your new assignment.” Const. Brian Montague, a longtime patrol officer, a former detective in the department’s identity theft task force and recent investigator with the Stanley Cup riot team, replaces McGuinness. He joins Const. Lindsey Houghton, who will remain a media relations officer until the fall when he moves to another position. Twitter: @Howellings

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Vision Vancouver park board chair Sarah Blyth is being honoured with an award recognizing her contribution to sport. Celebrating B.C. Women in Sport is an initiative of ProMOTION Plus, one of the only three provincial organizations in Canada dedicated to increasing opportunities for girls and women in sport and recreation. Blyth is being recognized as a “well respected woman in the male dominated sport of skateboarding.” Blyth is credited for founding the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition and initiating the development of six skate parks in the city, as well creating Skateboard Week. Blyth’s latest project is organizing Street Soccer teams for both men and women, who’ve already competed in the Homeless World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and France. Blyth said the award is the most meaningful honour she’s ever received because she was nominated by members of volunteer groups she’s worked with in the past. Blyth was unaware that she’d even been nominated until

Park board chair Sarah Blyth has won a Celebrating B.C. Women in Sport award. she found out she was getting the award. “I was sitting alone when I found out,” says Blyth. “And I was just so happy to think these people I’d worked with in the past nominated me.” Blyth says she’s also proud to be honoured along with the late freestyle skier Sarah Burke, who’s being celebrated for her fight to have women compete in Slopestyle Skiing. Burke’s hard-fought campaign resulted in Ski Pipe

becoming a 2014 Winter Olympic event. Thanks to her efforts, Burke is being inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in the “builder” category. Burke died in January after falling during a training session at Park City, Utah. Kristine Chambers is also being recognized at the same time for her contribution to sport. Chambers was honoured for launching the East Side-based Exceleration: Triathlon and Multisport Club,

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Former U.S. president Bill Clinton will make an appearance at the Voices in the Park concert, scheduled for Sept. 15 at Brockton Field in Stanley Park. I’m guessing Clinton won’t be one of the singers taking part in the event alongside organizer Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac fame, Jann Arden, Hedley, The Boom Booms and Grammy Award winner Chin Injeti. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Sarah McLachlan School of Music, which offers free music programs for kids and youth who normally wouldn’t have the opportunity. I’ve previously written about the concert in this column, but more details were announced this week. There will be a limited number of reserved parking spaces for sale with tickets, but concert-goers are being encouraged to find other means of transportation. Shuttle buses will be available across the city and at Park Royal shopping centre for $5 per person. There will also be a free bike valet service at the concert site. Tickets go on sale Friday and start at $85 through $285. A limited number of tickets for children 12 and under will be available for $10. For more details, visit Twitter: @sthomas10


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Could housing the poor in container ships off Vancouver’s coastline solve the city’s affordable housing crisis? An “idea jam” last Friday sought to test out the idea and other out-of-the-box solutions from the mundane to the wacky. The event, attended by city officials, developers and creative types, involved nine groups cobbling together proposals to try and fix Vancouver’s housing problem. A handful of people, including Vancouver assistant director of housing policy Abi Bond, sketched out a plan to transform a cargo ship into a green-roofed utopia. They proposed a kayak co-op for commuting to and from the shore, filtered seawater to drink, and occasional rotation of the hull so the container-homes on both sides could get southern exposure. Other suggestions ranged from tweaking property tax laws to building tiny apartments atop warehouses. The prevailing attitude seemed to be that the cur-


rent crunch in the least affordable city in North America was caused not by a lack of housing supply, but by a dearth of creativity. “There’s some really thoughtprovoking work here that’d be useful for city hall,” said Mayor Gregor Robertson, who attended the city-sponsored event at the HiVe on West Hastings. “A couple of groups that had [ideas about] ‘float houses’ and ‘ship living,’ which [are] kind of way outside the box—offshore affordable housing? ... There may be an opportunity for more [housing] in the water.” Robertson said zoning and taxation are a challenge. “There have been ideas around reforming the property transfer tax, creating more incentives for co-op housing… but unfortunately we don’t

Transforming a cargo ship into housing was one of the many “outside the photo Dan Toulgoet box” solutions tossed around at an “idea jam.” control the levers on those [taxes] at city hall.” The event was intended to be a jumping-off point for the city’s “re:THINK HOUSING” contest, which offers cash prizes of up to $3,000 for the best novel housing strategies. Entries, which must be submitted by June 29, will be judged by a jury of urban-planning experts. One group proposed eliminating property tax on any

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Politicians and governments can get into trouble because of their legislative policies, but a more serious kind of trouble can emerge from something else: a lack of respect. And that is precisely the problem facing Premier Christy Clark right now. Quite frankly, it appears the voters (a lot of them, anyway) simply don’t respect her. Evidence of this can be seen in the spate of recent public opinion polls that show her approval rating nose-diving with the electorate. An Ipsos Reid poll showed her approval level dropping 14 percentage points since February, while an Angus Reid poll showed her to be one of the most unpopular premiers in the entire country. But polls aside, I’m struck at the near-visceral negative reactions Clark gets from many people. We did some person-on-the-street interviews at Global news this past week, and when we asked for opinions of Clark as premier the response was rather startling. The people we talked to were harshly critical, and almost mocking of her leadership. She was seen as being in over her head, lacking vision or a game plan, and being interested more in political gamesmanship than actually being a leader. Given the bleak poll findings, these comments are clearly indicative of wider public opinion, and as a result put Clark in a very deep hole that will be very hard to climb out of. I’m not entirely sure why she sparks such emotional and negative reactions in people. The fact she’s a woman is no doubt a factor with some people (female political leaders seem to be judged more harshly than their male counterparts). As unfair as that is, the truth is that

keithbaldrey female politicians will always be battling sexist attitudes. Some critics call her the “queen of the photoops,” given her constant appearances at government announcements. But her predecessor, Gordon Campbell, also insisted on attending most of his government’s events and I don’t recall much criticism aimed at him for that practice. However, the photo op approach means Clark is starting to look like a politician who is constantly campaigning and not so much leading or governing. This no doubt causes many voters to question her sincerity, This drop in her personal popularity has robbed her of her argument that she is much more credible than her party. The B.C. Liberals still lag behind her numbers, but the gap has shrunk considerably. She is now descending to the level of her party, which spells disaster for her and her caucus colleagues come election time. The latest Ipsos Reid poll showed the NDP



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leading the B.C. Liberals by huge margins in all areas of the province, and also shows a huge gender gap. Women voters have deserted the B.C. Liberals in droves, as women in particular appear to be turned off by Clark. Applying the recent poll numbers to the 2009 election results, on a riding-by-riding basis, suggests the B.C. Liberals would be lucky to win 15 seats if an election were held today, and would probably be nearer to a half dozen wins. This bleak situation will no doubt start whispers about whether it’s possible for the B.C. Liberals to oust Clark from the premier’s office and rally around someone else to remount a charge against the surging New Democrats. Frankly, I don’t see how, say, Kevin Falcon or Rich Coleman or any other member of the B.C. Liberal caucus could right their party’s ship. They are all tainted by association with the Campbell government and the HST debacle. Clark’s personal popularity may be plummeting, but I see no evidence to suggest one of her caucus colleagues would do much better with the voters. Now, I’m not sure whether she can regain her own popularity. Certainly, the gap between the NDP and the B.C. Liberals should close at least a bit by the time the election campaign rolls around, or so most observers think. But Clark would be well advised to try something different. What she’s doing right now clearly isn’t working—and getting back the respect of the voters is the only way to even think of getting out of that very deep hole. Keith Baldrey is chief political reporter for Global BC.

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Real books by fake authors make good summer reading If you’re going to read only one bad book this summer, read one by an author who does not exist. You’d think being incorporeal might hold you back from a publishing career, but in fact the opposite has been true. Usually, book hoaxes involve fake stories presented as fact. James Frey, for example, and the famous scolding he got from Oprah for making up parts of A Million Little Pieces. Or the invented memoir Misha, in which a young Jewish girl escapes the Nazis during the Second World War and briefly lives with a pack of wolves. That last part should have been a hint. But fictional memoirs are fundamentally sad and depressing. It’s much more fun when the book is real and the author is made up.

In the 1950s... radio host and writer Jean Shepherd became irked that bestseller lists were based not just on sales, but on requests to bookstores. One of the first is the I, Libertine hoax, concocted by radio host and writer Jean Shepherd (you know him for the movie A Christmas Story, based on his childhood). In the 1950s, when Shepherd was working the late, late, so-late-it’s-getting-early shift at a New York radio station, he became irked that bestseller lists were based not just on sales, but on requests to bookstores. Why not ask his listeners to head out and all request the same, totally fictional book, thus getting it on the list and proving the whole system ridiculous? So he and his listeners devised a novel, I, Libertine, by the nonexistent Frederick R. Ewing. The hoax proved so successful that it reached the ears of a real publisher, who worked with Shepherd to bring it to reality. Most of the actual writing was done in one marathon session by renowned science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon. The book was released in 1956, with Ewing still credited on the dust jacket.

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matthewclaxton Naked Came the Stranger emerged 13 years later. The mastermind was Mike McGrady, a Newsday editor who was tired of the Valley of the Dolls-style bestsellers crowding the spinner racks, selling lurid, badly written tales. If sex sells, he thought, why not cram a book to the brim with it, just to show how much bad writing people will overlook. Over the course of a very boozy weekend, the authors each took a chapter, with no thought to consistency or continuity. They dubbed the author “Penelope Ashe,” who was played in public appearances by McGrady’s sister-in-law. It sold 20,000 copies before he and his co-conspirators revealed the hoax. It’s sold 400,000 in total and remains in print. Then there was Atlanta Nights, a sting operation in literary form. It was aimed at PublishAmerica, a vanity press with pretensions of being a real publisher. (The vanity press test: do they pay you, or do you pay them?) Not only did PublishAmerica draw numerous complaints from writers, it had this to say about science fiction scribes: “They have no clue about what it is to write real-life stories.” The gauntlet had been well and truly thrown down. Led by James D. Macdonald, a gaggle of about 30 science fiction authors decided to test PublishAmerica’s claim to only consider “quality” works. They wrote the most wretched, vapid, awful, and confusing work. It has two chapter 12s, and chapter four reappears in the guise of chapter 17. Chapter 34 was “written” by random text generating software. In 2004, PublishAmerica agreed to buy Atlanta Nights. The authors, going by Travis Tea (another dead giveaway) were jubilant. PublishAmerica suddenly withdrew its offer, a bad move. The book has sold surprisingly well ever since then.

A reader wants to know why the skeleton remains found in the Marpole midden are more photo Dan Toulgoet important than those found at the South Fraser Perimeter site. To the editor: Re: “Province offers millions to Musqueam in latest land dispute,” vancourier. com, June 14. I find it hard to believe that the provincial office of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations didn’t know that intact human remains would be found in the Marpole midden site (“Provincial government orders stop to Marpole archeological dig,” June 13). Published photographs and articles going back as far as 1895 describe in detail skulls and skeletons found at the Marpole, or Eburne, midden site. What I find equally incredulous is that the provincial government is willing to pave-over

the remains of someone’s ancestors at the South Fraser Perimeter site—and that the Musqueam have given them permission to do it. As Mike Howell reported on Thursday the provincial government offered a $4.8 million payment to the Musqueam band, who claimed traditional ownership of the Glenrose and St. Mungo midden sites, in order to free up those 5,000-year-old sites for a freeway. And yet the province is willing to help preserve the younger Marpole site. Why are the skeletons of ancestors at one site sacred, and the remains at the other location just... garbage? Rhiannon Coppin, Vancouver

Readers say free Lennikov, Watson We want To the editor: Re: “Letters of the week,” June 13. This vendetta from the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Association against Mikhail Lennikov has to end. He is of no threat to you or your organization or anyone else in Canada. This is hatred and racism. Communism still exists in Russia. My grandparents came to Canada with their young children because of Communism. They were ordered what to do and if they refused, you and your family were harmed or put to death. They lost members of their family because they refused. The UCCLA shows no

compassion or consideration for his wife and son. Leaving a wife without her husband, and son without his father—this family has suffered both mentally and physically. It’s time for this family to live in peace with the friends in their community which they so deserve. Twenty-three MPs, including NDP, Liberal and a BLOC member, signed on to a letter requesting that Minister Kenney grant Mikhail a reprieve from his deportation on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. Tillie Howe, Castlegar, B.C. •••

To the editor: “Sanctuary” was origi-

nally designed to mitigate harsh government policies. It remains an instrument of mercy. The Canadian government’s refusal to grant Rodney Watson, Jr., legal residence is a shocking and shameful abuse of power. Martha Roth, Vancouver •••

To the editor: For Heaven’s sake, drop the charges and let them go free. While in sanctuary, it is a type of incarceration that borders on cruel and unjust punishment. The federal government looks at this speck in the eye and does not see the many beams in its own eye. George Millard Vancouver

One sleeping pill can fill emergency gap To the editor: Re: “Avoid sleeping pills to solve insomnia,” June 1. No one expects to solve sleeping problems with pills and we all know it has difficult side

effects, but pills often are that emergency help to get through a night when otherwise we might not get through the next day. Peter Orata, Vancouver

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Kudos to Geoff Olson for his brilliant “Oil Creates Jobs” political cartoon. He hit

the nail on the head regarding the Enbridge pipeline. Geoff Olson you made my day! Bob Loveless, Vancouver


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Teachers don’t have to coach extracurricular sports, attend graduation or award ceremonies, but they do have to participate in duties such as parent-teacher meetings and district committees, according to a Labour Relations Board ruling issued Friday, which comes weeks before the end of the school year. The B.C. Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) asked the LRB to determine if teachers withdrawing from extracurricular activities constituted an illegal strike. Teachers voted mid-April in favour of a B.C. Teachers’ Federation “action plan” to protest Bill 22—a complex and controversial legislation dealing with the teachers’ job action and collective bargaining on class size and composition. The action plan included teachers withdrawing from extracurricular activities. The employers’ association filed an application with the LRB on May 9 challenging that move. Friday’s ruling by LRB vice chair Ritu Mahil states the BCTF hasn’t authorized an unlawful strike by directing its members not to participate in activities that occur outside of class time/ instructional hours and are truly voluntary and extracurricular. “These include coaching, instructing or supervising student performances, sports teams, clubs or field trips, or attending graduation or awards ceremonies, where those activities are not related to a course or undertaken for marks,” according to Mahil, who also found the union didn’t authorize an unlawful strike by directing members to minimally participate in meetings with administrators. But Mahil ruled the union did authorize an unlawful strike by directing members to withdraw from activities that occur outside instructional hours, but may be part of work duties such as school-based team meetings, individual education program meetings, parentteacher interviews, district committee meetings and Ministry of Education initiatives, including Ready Set Go and kindergarten orientation. “The union is directed to cease and desist from declaring or authorizing an unlawful strike in this manner,” Mahil concluded. Both the BCTF and the BCPSEA claim victory. BCTF president Susan Lambert said she was satis-

fied with the decision. “Overall, the ruling is a good legal victory for us. I have mixed feelings about it—it’s comfort but it’s kind of cold comfort because why were we there in the first place and have any of the issues that took us there been resolved?” she said. “So why are teachers withdrawing from extracur-

ricular? That’s the question we have to answer and the answer is because we have a desperately under-funded system that’s facing even further under funding next year to the tune of least $100 million and 150 to 180 teachers lost.” Melanie Joy, chair of BCPSEA, said the association is also “pleased” with

the ruling. “The Labour Relations Board has found in favour of our application. It declared the BCTF was engaged in an illegal strike by directing its members to withdraw from those activities—the committee meetings, school-based team meetings—these types of meetings that are usually performed after the bell.

With that decision, the Labour Relations Board has provided clarification and it is extremely helpful. Yes, we’re at the end of the school year, but this ruling we now have can be used in the future as well, so it’s really important to have.” The dispute isn’t over yet. Mediation is ongoing.


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Sean Antrim, a self-described artist, historian, economist, political analyst and co-founder of The Mainlander website, has been named COPE’s new executive director. Antrim has been involved with the Residents Association of Mount Pleasant (RAMP) and the Vancouver Renters’ Union and has worked for the Greater Vancouver Community Credit Union. “[My goal] is to increase [COPE] membership, to engage groups of people that we haven’t been engaging, to reactivate our committees and start talking about arts and culture, the environment and housing,” Antrim told the Courier Tuesday. The 25-year-old Vancouver-born activist graduated from Kitsilano secondary school and has been a member of COPE for about three years. Antrim, who replaces Alvin Singh, ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the party’s executive in February as part of a faction dubbed “Independent COPE,” which opposed alliances with Vision Vancouver. RJ Aquino, COPE’s external chair, said Antrim was the best person for the executive director position and that his position on alliances with Vision played no role in being selected for the job. “We hired Sean on the basis of his ability to organize, to help build capacity and build our membership base,” Aquino said. “He’s a very smart, very articulate. I personally vouched for him and I felt he would be a great asset to help COPE build its capacity moving forward.” The party needs rebuilding. It was all but eliminated from Vancouver’s political scene last November—only Allan Wong won a school trustee position. Some critics blamed COPE’s close ties with Vision Vancouver. The two parties ran a coordinated campaign, but only Vision elected all of its candidates. COPE’s Ellen Woodsworth lost her council seat by fewer than 100 votes. Antrim insists COPE


can rebound. “COPE’s done it before. It’s going to be an uphill battle—I think that’s why they chose me, because I have experience over the past few years working across the city on campaigns,” he said. “The reason I’m so excited about getting chosen for the position with COPE is because it’s rare for a political party to have all of their decisions being made by the membership, so what we need to do is make sure we have as diverse a membership as possible.” Aquino said a potential city byelection is definitely on COPE’s mind since Vision Coun. Geoff Meggs announced plans to seek the NDP nomination to run in Vancouver-Fairview. “We haven’t talked in depth about it but we certainly want to be involved. COPE has a lot to bring to the table at council and we feel the things we’re fighting for and advocating for are not being talked about, so COPE should definitely play a role [if a] by-election comes.” Tim Louis, who also ran unsuccessfully in February for an executive seat with the so-called Independent COPE faction, said he’s “very pleased” with Antrim’s appointment and optimistic about the party’s future. “He brings a lot of enthusiasm and high energy to the job, but more importantly a track record of working with the community on community issues from tenant rights to densification, or should I say protecting neighbourhoods against densification—a proven track record that makes it very clear that he is a progressive,” Louis said. Twitter: @Naoibh




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Macdonald elementary students and their families gathered Monday to celebrate the East Side school’s first-ever powwow—a First Nations’ cultural celebration with dancing, music and food. Students have been studying powwow dancing in their physical education class for the past six weeks. “[The powwow] was for the students to showcase what they’d learned over the last six weeks and to bring the community in. We haven’t had a powwow before,” explained Sheila Maracle, a district aboriginal resource teacher based at Macdonald, a small school on Hastings Street whose student population is roughly 60 per cent of First Nation origin. One of the school’s staff members sewed most of the regalia for the students using donated fabric. “I would say she put in a good 100 hours of sewing,” Maracle said. “That’s 77 outfits—one piece for each kid. And it’s a lot of detail too. You have to put on the fringe and sew the edges and make sure it’s all cut properly. The children put on their own designs, so she had to make sure those were on securely—it was a lot of work.” Maracle said the powwow provided a way to display First Nation culture. “We learn about Chinese New Year, we learn about Christmas, which is Christian and not everybody is Christian in our school, so it really showcases aboriginal culture and it’s really important for our aboriginal stu-

Macdonald elementary’s population is about photo Dan Toulgoet 60 per cent First Nation. dents to feel proud of their culture.” Macdonald vice-principal Joan Storlund agrees. “I was standing behind a couple of Grade 6/7 students [Monday] and they looked at each other and said, ‘I’m part Cree and I’m part Shim Sham. There was a sense of pride to see their culture represented from a wonderful place of strength and that’s what’s so beautiful about [the powwow],” she said. Macdonald elementary is the location of the aboriginal-focus school that’s launching in September. It’s expected to start with students in kindergarten to Grade 3.

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It’s been 25 years since a small green space on the waterfront near Port Metro Vancouver was officially designated Crab Park. Don Larson, a founding member of the Crab Water For Life Society, says the movement to create a park in the neighbourhood began 30 years ago out of the belief every resident of Vancouver deserves access to the water. Canada Day celebrations have been taking place at the park for years as well, but Larson says this year could be one of the last ever. The society’s small group of volunteers has been at it for 30 years and its members simply running out of steam. So, if you’ve ever planned to drop by the Crab Park Canada Day celebration, there is no time like the present. The party, presented by the society, Radio Bandcouver and Northern Electric, starts at 1 p.m. July 1 with music by Jimy Now and the Re-beat Generation, the Stingin’ Hornets featuring Howard Rix at 2 p.m. and Shed from Gabriola Island at 3 p.m.


The Burrard Inlet Fireworks Society is once again presenting a Canada Day Parade July 1, beginning at Georgia and Broughton streets at 7 p.m. before winding its way east to Burrard Street where it will proceed north and disperse at West Hastings Street. The parade, co-hosted by the Department of Canadian Heritage, is expected to draw more than 110,000 spectators. Following the parade, the society will present its sixth annual, free fireworks show. The show is unique in that it uses two barges for its simultaneous pyrotechnic extravaganza, which will light up the sky and be visible from numerous locations in Coal Harbour, Stanley Park, West Vancouver and North Vancouver. There are some reserved viewing seats available, with proceeds going towards Strathcona Community Centre’s Food Security for Children program. Tickets are $10 and kids 12 and under are free, if accompanied by an adult. For viewing and barge locations, visit canadadayfireworks. ca. The fireworks will not be visible from English Bay.

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I wasn’t sure whether to refer to this neighbourhood as Hastings-Sunrise, Hastings North or East Village. Regardless, there’s going to be a party. The East Village/Hastings North Business Improvement Association and Hastings-Sunrise Community Policing Centre are hosting the Sunrise Summer Kickoff with food, live music, performances, street hockey and a barbecue July 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Sunrise Square lot behind the London Drugs at 2585 East Hastings St. It’s expected that close to 260 kids will take part in the street hockey game, and have the opportunity to meet some members of the Vancouver Giants hockey team. The street festival, which launched 11 years ago, has grown to become one of the largest on the city’s East Side. Twitter: @sthomas10

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Rick Martin aims to make coffee so “juicy” you’ll forgo the sugar and cream. He says people add milk to counteract the acidity, sugar to counteract the bitterness to the point that “you have no idea what you’ve got it’s so generic.” Martin’s Momento Coffee House on West Fourth Avenue near Macdonald Street will show participants in the June 23 Caffeine Crawl the process of making pourover coffee. “That correlation between smell and flavour is quite lost in the process, so this is one of the processes that actually can get you close to that smell, except on your palate, on your tongue it tastes great,” Martin said. Momento is one of six businesses participating in Canada’s first Caffeine Crawl, the fifth year in North America. Its organizers contend most coffee-related events draw industry participants, so the crawl aims to fill that empty cup. The event allows customers to ask baristas questions they normally lack the time to field. “The younger demographic is chasing after these artisan or specialty products that define them more than a house or a car,” said Jason Burton, founder of The LAB, a beverage marketing company based in Kansas City that organizes the crawls. “Food and beverage is so hot.” The Caffeine Crawl starts June 22 with a daylong grassroots forum for coffee professionals called Barista Nation at Salt Spring Coffee


headquarters in Richmond. Attendees of Barista Nation and Caffeine Crawl ticket holders can commune at the PreCrawl Party Friday night. Proceeds from the party, which includes a raffle of food and beverage prizes, will benefit CARE, a non-sectarian, non-profit charity that works to alleviate global poverty. Caffeine Crawlers can buzz between Momento, Xoxolat on Burrard Street, Caffe Artigiano on West Hastings, Salty Tongue Café on Carrall Street, Salt Spring Coffee on Main Street and Prado Café on Commercial Drive for coffee and chocolate samples and peppy presentations Saturday, between 10 and 5. Ticket holders will receive a goodie bag that includes a water bottle to stay hydrated and keep their jitteriness in check. The LAB chose Vancouver to host Canada’s first Caffeine Crawl because the best coffee abounds in the Pacific Northwest, according to Burton. Tickets were still available as of Tuesday morning, with buyers including visitors from Los Angeles and Washington State. Instead of dedicating thousands of dollars, counter

space and electricity to huge coffee brewing machines, Memento makes coffee with French presses, pourover ceramic drip cones and chemistry-set like syphons. Martin, who also owns the Mac Market adjacent to the coffee house, says Memento experiments with extracting the best flavour from each bag of beans and he encourages customers to taste the coffee before they add sugar or cream. “We’ve spent almost twoand-a-half years now educating people about drinking coffee,” Martin said. “We used to have about four litres of cream and milk that we’d go through. Now, in a day, if we go through a litre, it’s considered wow, that was a crazy.” For more information, see Twitter: @Cheryl_Rossi


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1. Violent broads run amok in the desert and get up to all sorts of trashy trouble in Russ Meyer’s ultra campy and stylish 1965 cult classic Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, which screens June 21, 8 p.m. at the Rio Theatre as part of the Friends of Dorothy film series. Presented by Xtra West!, the event is hosted by Ryan Steele and Amy Gee, with a performance by Raye Sunshine. Tickets $8 at the door. For more info, go to 2. The increasingly hip-a-fied streets of Gastown fill with the sounds of live music June 21, 5 to 10 p.m., for the second annual Make Music Vancouver. Aiming to, deep breath, “create engagement within the community on a multitude of levels, promoting environmental awareness and an appreciation of the arts,” the free event features more than 150 musical acts performing everything from rock to classical, jazz to heavy metal. What about Celtic-funk with a side of didgeridoo, you and your weedy roommates may be asking. Well, you’ll have to check it out for yourselves, bro. More info at

4. There was a time, way back when we were slimmer and care-free, that Anacortes, Wash.-based singer-songwriter Phil Elverum released his textured, lo-fi indie pop goodness under the moniker The Microphones. But since 2005, he’s been calling his musical project Mount Eerie, which was the name of The Microphones’ final album. Confused? Don’t be. All your questions will be answered when Mount Eerie performs June 21 at the Rickshaw in support of the beautifully lush release Clear Moon. Hungry Cloud Darkening, Motorbikes and the Dyeing Merchants open. Tickets at Red Cat, Zulu or

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3. If we reach back far enough into the spaghetti-like jumble of gray matter that is our memory, we can recall at least a dozen all-ages shows in the mid to late ’90s where we saw the venerable Vancouver punk-pop band Gob holding court. We don’t know what happened to them the last decade, or why bands like Blink 182 or Sum 41 (which now employs singer/guitarist Thom Thacker) rose to the top of the heap, but Gob is back in action and playing Venue, June 21. Time to feel old. Tickets at Red Cat, Zulu or

Good news, technology lovers: On Monday, Microsoft announced it will launch its own tablet called Surface to go head-to-head with Apple’s iPad. Oh yeah, it’s going to be an old-fashioned, socially challenged nerd-on-nerd throw-down. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled Surface at a press conference in Los Angeles. And if we know anything about Microsoft product launches, it was off the hook. Remember when Windows XP was announced and an orgy practically broke out? Other names considered for the new tablet included Façade; Magic Shallow Rectangle; We Know, We’re Really Late to the Party; and Seriously, Do We Really Need All This S***? But in the end, marketers felt Surface hit that perfect mix of literalness and vagueness needed to attract a docile, easily coerced population. Surface’s launch coincides with the emergence of Windows 8, the latest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system, which is expected to hit stores in the fall. “We believe that any intersection between human and machine can be made better when all aspects of the experience, hardware and software,

are considered and working together,” Ballmer told members of the audience, who were mostly staring at their phones playing Angry Birds. Then Ballmer reached into a metal cage, pulled out a live lab rat by the tail and swallowed it whole before walking off stage and stepping into his teleporter.

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Good news, music lovers: Iconic mumbler Bob Dylan is on the road this summer, and he’s stopping in British Columbia. Sadly, he won’t be shuffling into Vancouver, or bringing some much-needed culture to the rednecks of Surrey—we kid, Surrey is full of inbreds. Nope, after hitting such musical hotspots as Lloydminster, Alberta, followed by a pit stop in Lethbridge, the artist formerly known as Robert Zimmerman will bring the noise to the sexily named RecPlex in Cranbrook, or as Dylan likes to pronounce it, “Ce-be-de-cran-if-you-canread-braille-boogie-brooknargle.” Of all the places in this beautiful province that his entourage could have picked, they settle on Cranbrook? Was Vanderhoof booked? How about Salmon Arm? Or Spuzzum? What about Horse Fly? Needless to say, we’re a little perplexed by

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Here’s the thing about a Morris Panych play: if you know his work, you see someone very like Panych—or the persona he affects—through all the darkly funny lines in every play. There’s always a character that’s misanthropic, sometimes hypochondriacal and lonely deep, deep down. Consequentially the plays are very funny and very sad. Maybe Panych is really a happy-go-lucky optimist masquerading as a cynic, but that’s not likely. In the program notes for the Wyndham Theatre (in London’s West End), he dedicated the production to, “all who have died and all who’ve not yet got around to it.” That’s the acerbically funny Panych touch right there. Vigil premiered at Victoria’s Belfry Theatre in 1995, has been produced at over 30 theatres in Canada, the U.S. and abroad and is Panych’s most widely produced play. Part of the reason for its success is that it’s a twohander with a single, simple set. Of the two characters, the female has only two words in Act 1 and a small handful of lines in Act 2, which is not to say the role is simple. It’s actually very demanding having to react to what is a long one-sided “conversation” in which Kemp (Allan Zinyk) trashes his mother (an alcoholic), his father (a suicide), Christmas (no gifts), his former boss at the bank (meanspirited) and everything in and out of sight. Actor Anna Hagan, as Grace, sits knitting in bed with a couple of forays across the room for a smoke or, in an extended scene, stands up in her bed and does an inane little dance whilst wearing a tiny, New

Year’s Eve party hat. Too young by at least two decades and with not much to say, Hagan has no recourse but to put on a grouchy old face and hope we’re convinced. The really heavy lifting is Zinyk’s. With his hair grey and wild and his character’s embittered heart on his sleeve, Zinyk (best known for comedy) takes Kemp from nasty to misty, delivering Panych’s wickedly funny lines with impeccable timing. In one short scene, for example, Kemp decorates a scrawny little Christmas tree with balled up Kleenex. Just as we think Kemp might be getting sentimental, Zinyk grabs the tree, tosses it offstage with, “Yes. Well, I think we’ve had enough of that.” The vigil that Kemp keeps arises from his aunt’s letter alerting him to her imminent death. He quits his job and comes to her bedside hoping to get his hands on her money. But as the months pass, the old gal seems to be getting no closer to dying; “I’m concerned about your health,” he says. “It seems to be improving.” There’s a big twist in the play. The first time I saw it, I didn’t see it coming. When you know it’s coming, the focus shifts away from plot to performance. It’s not as much fun but it really makes you appreciate Panych’s intelligent, quirky writing. Absolutely unforgettable was Ken MacDonald’s set for the Arts Club production years ago: a sepia-toned jumble of stuff in a room with all the windows taped over with yellowed newspapers. Hard to beat but Glenn MacDonald makes the best of a small space and a much smaller budget. Like Minded Theatre Co-Op, inspired by Western Gold Theatre Society (founded by distinguished Canadian actor Joy Coghill) is a group of mature artists

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He’s best known in the jazz world for virtuosity on the electric bass, both as a solo artist and as part of the jazz super group Metalwood, but Chris Tarry has also been quietly toiling away as a short story writer. Tarry married his twin talents with the release of Rest of the Story, which featured four short stories bundled with a nine-song CD. The album was nominated for a Juno Award, while its design won Recording Packaging of the Year. “People, they don’t have a chance to hold onto anything anymore; it’s all digital,” said Tarry who performs as part of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 23. “[Rest of the Story] was kind of a response to that.” Nineteen-Eight Records didn’t release the album digitally or through regular distribution for the first six months. “Then they released it to the masses and it went crazy,” Tarry said. “Crazy for a jazz record, you know. It’s like saying I invented this really crazy kind of mustard and 10 people bought it and it was a total success.” Tarry has written fiction all his life. He started taking it more seriously five years ago after a friend dared him to submit a story to a literary magazine and it was published. “Then, of course, it took me another three years to get another one published,” Tarry said. “I actually picked one career that pays worse than jazz,” joked the man who’s completing a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of B.C. But a fiction instructor in New York told him he could have done worse by choosing haiku. He and his brother Rob Tarry, an award-

winning ad writer who works for Vancouver’s Rethink advertising, dreamt up the idea of packaging previously published stories with new songs when they hiked the West Coast Trail two years ago. (Their father played saxophone in an all-dentist band in Calgary called the Holy Molars.) Grammy and Juno award-nominated graphic artist Jeff Harrison and illustrator Kim Ridgewell of Rethink linked the contemporary jazz music with the fiction through design. The final product is a 100-page book with stories on the first 40 pages. “We drilled a hole in the last back part of the book, you turn a page and then there’s a hole in the book and you literally fall into the CD in the bottom, so the music becomes the rest of the story,” Tarry said. The former Vancouver- and now Brooklyn-based artist has learned to love revising his prose. “That love of revision paid off in terms of this record,” Tarry said. “I didn’t let anything go.” Tarry grew up in Calgary, attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, lived in Vancouver, forming the now defunct Juno Award-winning super group Metalwood, and in 2002, moved to New York. He has since worked with guitarists John Scofield and George Benson and singer Theo Bleckmann, among others, and he’s appeared on more than 100 albums. Tarry recommends those who don’t normally get out to jazz shows to check out local talents during jazz fest. He suggests seeing the Brad Turner Quartet, clarinetist Francois Houle, cellist Peggy Lee and guitarist Daryl Jahnke. “All those guys are all world, world class,” he said. “It’s probably the best deal going.” The Vancouver International Jazz Festival runs June 22 to July 1. The Chris Tarry Group plays a free show at CBC Studio One, June 23 at 5:30 p.m. For more information, see Twitter: @Cheryl_Rossi

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Their black T-shirts stated “WE CAN.” Read between the lines and the message from the B.C.- and Vancouver-based Olympic athletes who gathered Monday at the site of the 2010 Athletes Village were telling us they are CAN. They are Canada and carry the country’s aspirations of podium success at the 2012 London Summer Games. “I’m not going to shoot for anything other than the best and I’m not afraid to say it,” said Scott Dickens, one of seven Olympic team swimmers who trains at the University of B.C. and calls Vancouver home. Dickens, who turns 28 during the international multi-sport tournament, addressed a crowd of nearly 200 school children as more than 40 London-bound Olympians looked on. “We shouldn’t be afraid as Canadians to go after gold and go after being the best in the world because I think that’s where we need to go as summer athletes,” he said. “The winter athletes went after it, they achieved it because they believed it and that’s what we have to start doing is believing in ourselves.” Windsurfer Nikola Girke, who sails out of the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, was there along with soccer star Christine Sinclair, recognized as one of the world’s most natural goal-scorers, and the women’s national soccer team that has been training in Vancouver. London will mark the second Games for Paralympian Trevor Hirschfield and the third for Fabien Lavoie, teammates on Canada’s wheelchair rugby team who both also live in Vancouver. The squad won bronze in Beijing, silver in Athens and faces a tough international field in a sport that continues to develop each year. “We have high expectations,” said Lavoie. “We’re a really well-prepared team, physically and mentally but there

Orienteering star

Louise Oram was named a rising star by the Canadian Orienteering Federation and will represent Canada at the world championships in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 14 to 21. The Rising Star Award was established by the federation’s highperformance committee to recognize the country’s most promising young athletes and support them in joining the ranks of the world’s best. Oram, 28, is ranked 89th in the world and is the defending national women’s champion in the middle- and long-distance race. At the 2011 World Orienteering Championships, she placed 37th in the sprint and 36th in the middle-distance. The Canadian women’s relay finished 12th overall in

Clockwise from top: Olympic-bound athletes Savannah King, Tommy Gossland, Heather Maclean, Tera Van Beilan, Nikola Girke, Scott Dickens, Fabien Lavoie and Trevor Hirschfield gathered at the Athletes Village Monday. photos Dan Toulgoet is definitely going to be a very hard position between the six top teams. It’s a game that never stops evolving so you always have to be sharp, you always have to study, you have to keep training because everyone is getting fitter and better, it’s not just a wheelchair sport anymore, it’s athletes first and if you’re not at the top of your physical abilities, you’re going to get grinded.” Wheelchair rugby games at the London Games have already soldout, said Hirschfield. “It’s rugby nation,” he said. “It’s going to be huge and it’s a great spectator sport.” Scott Patterson is another Vancouver athlete competing at the London a field of 27 nations. Last July, she was the fastest woman in the cross-country sufferfest known as the Knee Knacker, a 48-kilometre trail run that stretches along the Baden-Powell Trail from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove. The Rising Star Award comes packaged with $1,500 for Oram. The prize is based on past performance, future potential and for contribution to the orienteering community. Oram started orienteering when she was 12 and is an integral member of the Greater Vancouver Orienteering Club. She organized the B.C. Orienteering Championships in 2009 and the next year planned the racecourse for the Western Canadian Orienteering Championships.

Games. The multi-sport Paralympian competed in track and field at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and skiing at the 2006 Torino Games and 2002 Salt Lake City Games where he won bronze. At these Olympics, he’ll compete as a swimmer. Dickens, who bested a quadruple Olympic champion in the 100-metre breaststroke at a recent meet in Santa Clara, Calif. fired up the crowd and spoke intently about missing the 2008 Beijing Games after qualifying for the 2004 Olympics in Athens. He over-hauled his training program, increased his weight training and dropped the number of hours he spent swimming laps. It was a risky

Athletic support

The Vancouver Hawks Field Hockey Club donated $4,785 plus change to Right To Play, a Vancouver nonprofit organization that promotes equal access to sports for children and families across the city. Stephen Scott with Right To Play met earlier this month with Hawks representatives John McBryde, Damien Deefholts and club president Anne Thompson along with Steve Davis from Field Hockey Canada. In their fourth year supporting the charity, the Hawks launched a month-long campaign and raised $2,785, which was boosted by $2,000 from Western Potash and Discovery Harbour Resources. The fundraiser is an important part of the club’s culture, said Thompson.

move, but he said he’s never been faster at this point in the season and considers himself a medal contender. “I believe in myself and that’s all that matters. I believe that I’m capable of standing up against them and competing for a medal because I’ve done a lot of great things this year and I have a lot left in me,” he said. “Every day I look at it as an opportunity to get better. Having missed ‘08, I realized how much of a privilege it is to represent Canada at the Olympic Games.” The London Olympics run July 27 to Aug. 12. Twitter: @MHStewart “We are happy to support Right to Play and its international effort to help children because we understand from our own experience the transformative power of sport to change lives.”

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The Whitecaps FC women’s team plays two home games this weekend and a third in early July before a core group of players leaves with the national soccer team to compete at the London Summer Games. This weekend, the ‘Caps host the Santa Clarita Blue Heat at Surrey’s Newton Athletic Park on June 22 and host the Pali Blues at North Vancouver’s Kinsmen Stadium June 24. The Whitecaps are 1-3-2 and play their last home game July 8 in Richmond. For tickets, visit


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First in a series detailing region’s best hiking trails

Take visitors to Rice Lake for scenic views, history and fishing Mike Hanafin Contributing writer

The trail to Rice Lake isn’t a mountainous hike but it’s the first place to take friends and family who visit Vancouver and want to experience the North Shore mountains. Round-trip, the Rice Lake trail is six kilometres long and not excessively strenuous, but it takes you to an awe-inspiring suspension

bridge, magnificent views of Lynn Creek Canyon, lush rainforest and a serene lake with numerous viewpoints... plus a look back in time. A great hike, rain or shine as long as you wear the right clothing and footwear, the trail to Rice Lake is inspiring even on a dreary, rainy November day when mist hovers over the canyon. The path can be crowded on sunny days and

weekends. My advice is to start your day early. To reach Lynn Canyon Park by car, take Highway 1 and cross the Second Narrows Bridge to Mountain Highway. Turn right and head up the hill, then turn right at Lynn Valley Road followed by another right at Peters Road. Follow the signs to the parking lot or drive just past the Ecology Centre and Café to parking

spots under the trees. On public transit, the TransLink 229 bus from Phibbs Exchange drops you off at the park; has a trip planner to get you there. Once on the trail, most people get stabilized on the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and quickly pull out their cameras. The bridge—which initially cost a dime to cross when it was built in 1912 and is now free—spans the can-




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mote ridge of snow-capped Mount Elsay, which on a clear day can be seen through the trees. The TransCanada Air Lines flight from Lethbridge went missing in April 1947 and the plane wasn’t found until 1994. The names of the deceased are etched in the boulders. In winter, the lake is often covered with a thin layer of ice and snow. Near the end of the loop, you’ll pass a small fishing pier where many people cast a line. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout. There are numerous viewpoints and benches just off the trail. There is also a bridge to a tiny island. The spot is a perfect place to have lunch. Eventually follow the signs back to the connector trail to the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, then keep going down the Baden-Powell Trail towards the Twin Falls Bridge, which is near the bottom of the canyon and offers more views of the two small but powerful waterfalls beneath the bridge. After crossing, you immediately climb a flight of stairs up the canyon wall then turn right onto a dirt service road, which takes you back to the parking lot. Mike Hanafin is an experienced backcountry hiker who can see the forest and the trees. Reach him at

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yon 50 metres above Lynn Creek where it narrows. Once you cross the bridge, head left down a staircase leading to the canyon floor. A side trail to the left takes you to the banks of the boulder-filled creek where many people bring a picnic lunch in summer. Have a quick drink of water ahead of the most strenuous section of the hike: a wooden staircase that leads to a connector trail to Rice Lake, located 15 minutes to the north. From this point, it’s mostly flat or downhill until the very last section. The trail eventually opens upon a picnic area at the end of Lillooet Road, but I recommend staying left, grabbing a map at the information board and following the signs back into the forest towards the twokilometre Rice Lake Loop. Be aware there are no dogs allowed on this trail. Shortly after the first gate accessing the loop, look left and you’ll see artifacts from the late 1800s and early 1900s, including a section of an old logging flume used to carry chopped cedar shingle bolts 10 kilometres from Lynn Creek headwaters to Rice Lake. This was once a processing area for logging companies and a sign of Vancouver’s nascent resource-based economy. Next along the loop are two large boulders marking the memorial to a plane crash 65 years ago on a re-



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Laboratory Staff Acme Analytical Laboratories (Vancouver), a premier BC mining laboratory, is looking to fill various laboratory positions in Vancouver. These are full time positions, 40 hours per week. Shift work including weekends may be required. Experience in a lab environment an asset but training will be provided. Detail descriptions of the various positions are available on Acme’s website: Interested parties should submit resume and cover letter by e-mail as instructed on the website.

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Cook Required for Soo Management Inc. o/a Sushi Nanaimo Japanese Restaurant in Vancouver. Completion of Secondary Schl 3yrs or more exp. in cooking $17-18/hr, 40hrs/wk, Fluency in Korean & Read English. Fax or email Resume to: 604-876-9250

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CHEMICAL PLANT OPERATOR ERCO Worldwide is the world’s leading supplier of chlorine dioxide technology, and the 2nd largest producer of sodium chlorate in North America. Our business headquarters are in Toronto, with 6 manufacturing sites in Canada, 2 in the US, and 1 in South America. ERCO Worldwide’s North Vancouver facility has an immediate employment opportunity for an entry level Chemical Plant Operator. This person reports to the Production Manager, and must have the following qualifications. • You must have previous experience in a Chemical / Industrial manufacturing environment. You have strong communication skills and work well in a team environment. • The successful candidate must have a post-secondary education in an Industrial field. • Wages and benefits are competitive within the industry. Starting wage is $31.21 per hour. Submit your resume in confidence no later than June 27, 2012 to: Helene Holt Administration Manager Fax: (604) 929 8277

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Food Counter Attendant for 0855979 BC Ltd, o/a Fresh Japanese take-out. Completion of secondary school. Exp. is an asset $11-13/hr, 40hrs/wk, Basic English & Korean is an asset. Tel: 604-568-6112 or email :



MILIEU Family Services is currently seeking applicants to Manage licensed homes for Adults with developmental disabilities and Youth. Email to MANAGER OF TRACK POSITION. Kelowna Pacific Railway Ltd (KPR) has an immediate opening for our Manager of Track position. The successful candidate will become part of an experienced management team and will oversee track maintenance and track capital work while insuring regulatory compliance and safe work practices and must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a track supervisor. KPR operates on 120 miles of Class 1 and Class 2 track in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, between Kelowna and Kamloops. This position works out of our Vernon, BC offices. Please submit resumes and any questions you may have regarding this position to:


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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. Call 604-708-2628


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AUTOMATED TANK MANUFACTURING Inc. is looking for Welders. Due to a huge expansion to our plant located in Kitscoty, Alberta, 20 km west of Lloydminster. We have openings for 10 - 3rd Year Apprentices or Journey Person Welders. We offer best wages in industry. 3rd Year Apprentice $28 - $30/hour, Journey Person $32 $35/hour, higher with tank experience. Profit sharing bonus plus manufacturing bonus incentive. Full insurance package 100% paid by company. Good working environment. Join a winning team. Call Basil or Blaine at (office) 780-846-2231. Fax 780-846-2241 or send resume to: Keep your feet on the ground in a safe welding environment through inhole manufacturing process. No scaffolding or elevated work platform.

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DINING ROOM set, 9 piece, Gibbard, oval table 62x40 & 6 chairs, hutch+ china cabinet, 2 leaves, $1500 obo. Bakers rack, table & chair $500. 604-620-4005

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of WILLIAM CHARLES WALDIE aka WILLIAM C. WALDIE aka WILLIAM WALDIE aka W. C. WALDIE aka BILL WALDIE, Deceased, who died on the 28th day of October, 2011, are hereby required to send them to the Administrator, Cathy Day, c/o Somers & Company, #107 – 765 Sixth Street, New Westminster, British Columbia, V3L 3C6, before the 16th day of July, 2012, after which date the Administrator will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which she has notice. By: Scott Somers Barrister & Solicitor Somers & Company #107 – 765 Sixth Street New Westminster, BC V3L 3C6

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS RE: ESTATE OF DOROTHY MAY ELIZABETH FOBIN RYAN, ALSO KNOWN AS DOROTHY MARY RYAN late of Suite 801 – 710 Chilco Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2P9 (the “Estate”) NOTICE is given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate are required to send them to the executors, Michael John Roman and Carmen Simone The´riault, at P.O. Box 11130, #3000 – 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3R3, on or before July 24, 2012, after which date the Estate assets will be distributed having regard only to claims that have been received. EXECUTORS: MICHAEL JOHN ROMAN and CARMEN SIMONE THE´RIAULT SOLICITOR: Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

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Langley/ Aldergrove

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New Westminster LARGE 2500 sq. ft. townhouse. 4 baths, 3 bdrms., den, dble. garage, family room, heated floors. Pets OK. Close to SkyTrain and Greenbelt.

568,800 obo Jason Luke • 778-834-6873 $ Re/Max Advantage


New Westminster

PENTHOUSE 2 BDRM plus Den, 2 1/2 Bath, granite counter with stainless steel appliances, close to skytrain, built by Bosa 2008. Asking $599,000. Call: Sutton Group West Coast Realty, CONCEPCION MABANTA Office: (604) 986 9321 or Cellular (778) 878 6371


North Vancouver

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JUST REDUCED OPEN HOUSE Sat June 23rd 2-4pm Willoughby Heights, Unit 20 20449 66Ave spacious 1955 SF, 3 bed 3 bath w yard. Double garage $375,000. Kelly at Keller Williams 604-418-3162

Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.

WALNUT GROVE quiet 1311sf 3br 1.5ba w/private back yard $297,800 778-565-5082 see id5539


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IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $424,900, 604-466-3175 see id5226

6008-18 HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see id5550



1 BDRM Condo in Chwk, 780sf, 55+ bldg, reduced to $85,000. 604-219-8485 or 604-583-2510


New Westminster

#210-815-4TH AVE, Uptown New West. 1 BR, $138,500, Large Bright Rms. 650 SF. Full Reno; All flrs, 4 S/S Appls, New Plumbing, Roof, 125 Amp Panel, 20 outlets, Indoor Pool, Prkg, Dog, Kids OK. 7 blocks to New West Skytrain, 4 blocks to 180 stores. Call John 778-397-0508


2BDRM/2BTH 406-450 Bromley, COQUITLAM Private corner unit with a view; Recent upgrades OVER $22,000 (new bathrooms/floors/appls). Well run building, new roof. Steps from shopping (Thrifty’s, Starbucks,Yoga,Subway,Sushi). $279,888. Call (604) 808-2962

DRIVE BY 1618 Grant deluxe 1 br+den, 820 sf, nr all ammens, $220 k, Jim 604-786-7977 amexrlty





NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $138,900 778-882-7411 see id5546

❏ Quick Sale, below assesment reno’d top flr, 2 BR, 2 bath, 1225sf, $249K. ❏ Top floor, renod 1BR, 1bath, 752sf, asking $169k. Fully rained screened, nr amens. Mala, Sutton, 778-859-4458

1BDRM/1BTH 306-4280 MONCTON Richmond open plan, 7 years old,$352,500 Call: (604) 765-6643 email:


For Sale by Owner


5049 SMITH AVE., BURNABY Brand new single duplex, 5 BR, 4 baths, rentable ste, $839,000. To view call 604-518-8100

SELL YOUR HOME, only $99, includes 1 sign, 4 photos, Stays till sold! 604-574-5243

LANGLEY [WILLOUGHBY] Immaculate 3 bdrm, 3 bath det. 6 yr old home at $585,500 neg. Open plan, granite, ss appl. vaulted ceil. Tel: 604.721.4414

SENIOR’S ALERT 1200sf 2br 2ba upper level tnhouse w/chairlift $239K 604-951-7738 see id5547



Vancouver East Side


12239-92ND AVE. End unit twnhse, 1,450sf, 2 levels, 3 good sized BR, 3 baths, back yd, patio. Complex recent updated. $329k. Ahmed, C-21, 604-518-3601

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! 3 br 3 ba, 2045sf duplex style T/home, ss appls, fenced yard, finished bsmt, dble garage. $462,900. Virtual tour

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury


FLEETWOOD IMMACULATE 1785sf 3br 2.5ba, double sxs garage $409,900 604-507-8186 see id5525

OPEN HOUSE Sun. June 17, 24, 2-4 p.m. Newly reno 1,236 ft. New West concrete hi-rise condo (#806 The Woodward). Direct secure access Royal City Centre. $429,900 OBO. (778) 238-1056 Kijiji ad: 385917090

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OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun June 16/17, 2-4pm, #104 - 2600 E 49th Ave. $314,500. 2 BR 843 sf condo. Great loc, nr bus/shops at your doorstep. Call Now Pat Ginn, Sutton WestCoast 604-220-9188

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

White Rock Tea & Giftshop $60K + Inventory Call Jeff 604-889-9164 for info


LOVELY VIEWS! 3BD/2.5BTH West Vancouver, Best Location, Lifestyle, Kitchen, Cherrywood Foors, Like New, Just Gorgeous $1,690,000. Tel: (778) 855-7375 3bdrm/2.5bth LOVELY Townhouse in Ladner $749,000 Call: (604) 290-1034

Port Coquitlam

LIKE NEW beautiful 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $329K 604-833-4246 see id5549

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3BDRM/2.5BTH #46-728 W14TH Street NV - OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 2-4PM Rooftop patio with mtn, city & water views. Only 4 years old, Ceasarstone, SS appl & 2 parking stalls. V951636. $589,900. Call: Eric Lum (604) 377-9906


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New Westminster

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COQ. Beautiful 1 BR gr corner unit, tastefully reno’d, priv landscaped patio, quiet sec’d bldg. Nr Blue Mtn Park, Lougheed Mall, Van Golf Cour. Pet/rentals ok. $164,500. Owner. 604-619-3444

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S. Surrey/ White Rock

2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $440,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

EXEC LIVING gated 1864sf 4br 2.5ba, main fl master br, adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see id5552

OPEN SUN Jun 24, 1-4pm, 66-15152-62A. WOW! 3 BR, 3 ba, w/o, HUGE yd, cds, view, tons of upgrades! 5 ★ amens. $363,800. Ped, Royalty Grp, 604-345-3339

SENIOR’S ALERT beautifully updated 976sf 2nd fl 2br 2ba $208K 604-542-0233 +55 bldg see id5527


For Sale by Owner

1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $160,000. 604-795-7367

Trendy Londsdale, 1 large BR, 3rd flr, S.West corner, 180° Views, comfort, amens, updated concrete bldg. Price to sell $367K, Low down payment. Mrtg Helper. Info 604-980-3186

372 East 48th Ave, Vancouver 4 beds/2 baths, 1155 sqft+bsmt suite, 45x143 lot. $1,069,000 OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4


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COQUITLAM TOWN CENTRE Cozy 1 bdrm close to College! 1 of 5 units I have in area: $217K $289K. Llawrey Godinn RE/MAX All Points 604-657-4658

OPEN SUN, 2-4. #1706-612- 5th Ave. Incredible views! 1086 sf. 1.5 baths. 1 BR + den. $288,000. Brian Erhardt, Royal LePage Coronation West, 604-649-4382.

BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED twnhse, 2BR , 1 ba, gas f/p, laund/ storage, newer appls, lam flr, new paint, patio, $222,222. Rashid, Royalty Group 604-721-7049

2BDRM/2BTH, $274,900 38 19797-64 Ave, LANGLEY Superb location updated upper end unit townhome w/vinylplank flr, bths, appls, paint, new roof. 2 sundecks, s/s+intrcm, garage. 604-533-6652



6 BR, 3 up, 3 down, 2.5 baths, nice update, lam fl, new paint, west Abby, 7000 sqft lot. 604-825-3434



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BURNABY South; CORNER 8810sq ft lot 3 BR 1200sf home. $999,000. No agents. 604-439-7554




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8186 Nelson Street, Mission Building lot 0.89 acres RE/MAX All $335,900. Call: (604) 328-8127


North Delta


Houses - Sale


OPEN HOUSE Sundays 1-3PM 9420 Woodbine St, Chilliwack 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maint free yard, strata fee $136mo. REDUCED $229,900. Motivated. 1 604 625-3498

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North Vancouver

2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated Call Deanna 778-829-6993


CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see id5551

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655

DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL (Maple Ridge) 5 acres, south facing view, owner occupied 2 storey home in Thornhill’s designated Urban Reserve, $1,550,000. No real estate commission. Call 604 760-3792

SALVAGE RIGHTS! to a newly renovated home in Surrey (flooring, cabinets, staircase, etc...), take all $3000, available end of August, please call 604-760-3792

NEWTON BEAUTIFUL cozy 2479sf 5br 3.5bath ½ duplex, suite $464,500 604-592-6703 see id5542 TRANQUILITY, 4400SF 6br 5ba 2yr old home on 3.75ac lot c/w side suite $855K 604-818-0535 see id5548

New Westminster

HOT NEW Listing: 224 6th Ave, New West. Queens Park Beauty Loads of Character Home Situated on a huge 82.5x132 ft lot. 5 BR, 3 fully finished levs, 2 bath, 2 kitchens, solid oak flrs, park like back yard, surrounded by beautiful heritage styled homes close to everything. Only asking $979,000. (Sutton Center Rlty) Rav Rampuri 604 351-8988

COZY 2 bdrm on 10 acres in Lone Butte, barn, 2 car garage, new, no steps, complete reno, oak beams in L/R, large deck, drilled well, outbuildings. Close to Horse, Watch and Green Lakes. $278,000. Call 604-467-7144 or 604-250-1668


Sunshine Coast

CWK 2 BR, 1 bath. 1 car garage crn lot, fenced yrd, new reno, free hold $149,900. 1-360-637-8442

GETAWAY ON GALIANO ISLAND (Lt.27 Stewart Rd). Completely furnished home & cabin on .9 acre w/private beach, deep water mourage, $999,000. 604-802-8711. View website for more info, photos & virtual tour:

SUNSHINE COAST 4-PLEX Grossing 49K - 7% Cap Rate Price $625,000.Located in upper Gibsons. For info Call Neil Sandy (604) 989-6345 Remax top 20

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Fabulous Summer Home Terrific Retirement Home Country Bed & Breakfast $537,500 USD * 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 4 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, just North of Anacortes, Wa., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Bonus room upstairs. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walkin pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:


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★ Five Stunning 5 acre oceanfrontlots near Horton Bay on Mayne Island from $404,000 Greg Rowland, Sotheby’s Intl Rlty Canada, Call 250-665-6868 MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441

10 ACRES OF OKANAGAN VIEW PROPERTY FOR SALE There are several suitable building sites on the property with spectacular views of city of Penticton, and both Lakes. Power at lot line and only 10 minutes from the full service Hospital. This beautiful property is being sold by the owner at only $299,000. Contact: for further details, or call 250-493-5737.

EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888

FANNY BAY, VAN. ISLAND WATERFRONT HOME 90’ of waterfront with a stunning custom built home offering panoramic views of Baynes Sound over to Denman Isl. from every room. 90x170’ lot. Approx. 1500sq.ft. of beautiful architecture with 2 bdrm, 2 full baths & full basement for storage. MLS#316185 Virtual tour at $699,000 Estate Sale Scampi Hirst Angell Hasman & Associates Realty. 604-728-6052


SRY; FLEETWOOD GEM! 15556 - 92A Ave. Well maintained 2850sf Home, many updates, new Yaletown style in-law ste. 11,300sf Lot! Near all amens, schools, transit, shops. 1st time on market original Builder/Owner. $658,500. By appt. Open to Offers! No agents. BY OWNER Call Dave • 604-589-2248

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.

Recreation Property

LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 mayneislandhome/

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Vancouver East Side

Real Estate Wanted

WANTED 2 level house with sep entry 2 bdrm ste at grnd lvl, in Vcr area of Victoria Dr & West. No agent pls. Price about $680,000. Call 604.327.5895



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9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA

Okanagen/ Interior


CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785

Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)


Recreation Property


949 HARRIS AVE, COQUITLAM Fabulous updated character home on gorgeous fenced lot with lane access! $599,900. Call Joe Campbell Personal Real Estate Corporation RE/MAX Crest Realty 604-985-7653


BURNABY PRIME LOCATION 6642SF lot for sale. Priced to Sell! MLS#V955528. Sutton West Coast Rlty. Jas Walia ★ 778-668-2177


968 CRYSTAL Crt, Coq. $848,800. 5 BR, 5 Bath, 3 Kitchen 3600+ sq ft. Over 100K spent in quality renos! Must see! ADAM LLOYD 604.526.2888 Re/Max Advantage Realty


15.78 ACRES driveway, well, septic & power installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811




Lots & Acreage

OWN THE Land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile $185K 604-824-7803 kids OK, see id5541 7610 Barrymore Dr N Delta $619,000 Open House Sat June 23rd 2- 4 PM Sun June 24th 2- 4 PM Fab 3000+ sq.ft. Family Home in Royal York. DAN SKALNIK 604-377-7008 Coldwell Banker

Out Of Town Property

Vancouver East Side

SALE BY OWNER Vcr lot w/house, approx 37x103, Killarney paved alley, mins to bus/skytrain nr schools, shops, rec ctre. 604-619-0964* 604-916-5104




Summer get Away or Year Round Living. 1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $359/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735

6 Lakeshore Drive, Cultus Lake $1,229,000, Luxurious Lakeside living at Cultus Lake, Vancouver’s closest fresh water ski lake. A thoughtfuly designed 5 BR, 3lvl home. Perfect for summer vacation or year round living. Nancy-Jean O’Carroll, Sothebys Int’l Rlty Canada, 604-805-7053 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★


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CLEANING SERVICE. Reas rates, specializing in homes. Guar work. Refs avail. 604-715-4706 EUROPEAN DETAILED Service cleaning. Sophia 604-805-3376



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24/7 #15167 ELECTRICAL Contractor New & Reno’s Small jobs ok, panel install/upgrades Exp & reliable 778-389-0091 Free est A Lic’d. Electrician #30582. Rewiring & Reno, Appliance/ Plumbing. Rotor Rooter and Hydro Pressure Jetting Service, 778-998-9026 or 604-255-9026 Free Est / 24/7



ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR: Exp, friendly, reliable. Specializing in replacing old nob & tube wiring. Lic.#50084. 604-725-4535

LEO ELECTRIC Licenced, Bonded, Insured Res/Com, Professional Work (Lic.# 93554). 778-883-0302 LIC. ELECTRICIAN #37309 Commercial & residential renos & small jobs. 778-322-0934. Licensed Electrician. Best Rates. Reliable, Efficient & Prof. Quality Res/Comm Work. Lic #21619. Milt. 604.720.0186 YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899




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Houses - Rent

3090 E 43rd ave, 4 bdrm, 2.5 ba, h/w flr, 2 gar, 2175sf, 1 yr lease, no pets, n/s, $2800, Now, Call Eric 604-723-7368 (R.P. Realty) 33RD & Vic., bright whole house, newly decorated, 2br main, full finished bsmt, 1800 sf, lrg yrd, lease no pets $1595 604-431-9544 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 Bdrm, 1 bath, Cozy HOUSE on




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Flooring/ Refinishing

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

Refinish, sanding, install, dustless Prof & Quality work 604-219-6944 CELTIC HARDWOOD FLOORS Installations & refinishing. Quality work. Reas rates. 604-293-0057


Out Of Town

2 BR Water Front Cottage Gibsons, $1100/per wk. Google: Gibson Water Front Oasis for info or Call 604-616-3085

ANGEL GLASS, Comm/Res, windows & doors, store fronts,patio doors, mirrors etc. 2837 Kingsway, Van 604-603-9655



AT YOUR HOME GUTTERS Van division. Installs, cleaning, repairs WCB Insured 604-340-7189 Waters Home Maintenance Gutter Cleaning, repairs, windows Free estimate 604-738-6606




INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508


Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR glvl ste, Fraser/54th, clean, new paint, spacious, nr bus/ shops,NS/NP, Now, $650 incl utils, no cble/wd, 604-325-0744 2 BR bsmt ste, 6 yr old house, btwn Oak & Cambie nr 67th, sep entry, np, $1100 avail now, 604-321-8317, 778-384-8317 BACH $600, 1 BR $750, Fraser/ 52nd, ns/np, avail July 1st, No WD, incls utils/cbl, 778-839-0740

MOUNTAIN HWY, 2 BR ste, Newly Reno’d, $1200 incls utils, w/d, priv ent, n/s, n/p, Avail now.


Townhouses Rent

2 BDRM townhouse, 1263 W. 8th Ave. unobstructive panoramic view, avail NOW, $2180 + util. Call Mike, 604-649-3028

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Lawn & Garden

WILDWOOD LANDSCAPING Hedge Trimmimg & Tree Pruning & Hedge Removal Spring Clean Up Chaffer Control & Lawn Restoration. Comm/Strata/Res Aerating & Power Raking. Free Estimates. 604-893-5745 DUNBAR LAWN and GardenHedging, Gardening, cleanups, pruning. WCB. Est 41 yrs 604-266-1681 ENGLISH LAWNS: We install and replace. Drainage and Landscaping. Any size job. Nick 604-929-7732

EXPERT PRUNING Cert Arb Ornamental & fruit trees, shrubs,etc Colin Malcolm. 604-618-9741

Repairs & Renos, small repairs welcome. Insured, WCB, Licensed. 604-318-4390

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Painting/ Wallpaper


ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! Interior & Exterior ★ UNBEATABLE PRICES ★ Free Est. / Written Guarantee




Fully Insured 20 years experience Call 604Free Estimates



Andrew’s Painting & Wallpaper 25yrs exp. WCB/Ins. Refs Free Est, Reas. Rates! 604-785-5651 CUSTOM PAINTING 25yrs experience Call Malcolm 778-960-2532

WEST SIDE HANDYMAN Carpentry • Painting • Ceramic Tiles Fences • Kitchens • Bathrooms Basement Suites • Roof • Plumbing Leak Repair • Decks Residential & Commercial 604


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LAWNS MOWED, gardening, yard clean-up, hedges, gutters, rubbish removal. 604-773-0075

DVK PAINTING LTD. Call Dave Ext/Int. Res/Comm. Quality work. Great rates. WCB. 604-354-2930

MONKEY TREE SERVICES LTD Experienced Tree Mgmt. Pruning, ornamentals, removals, stump grinding Free Est 604.833.2479

MILANO PAINTING & RENOS Int/Ext. Free Est. Written Guar. Prof & Insured. 604 551-6510

Ny Ton Gardening yard & lawn maint. trimming, shrubs, hedging, new grass, etc. 604-782-5288 Since 1989


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DUSTTIN’S HANDYMAN Service All jobs Large and Small. Competitive Rates 604-562-5711

HANDYMAN, reno, kitchen, bath, plumbing, countertop, flooring, painting, etc. Mic, 604-725-3127 HOME REPAIRS - No job too small. Carpentry, painting, fencing, drywall, baseboards, lam flooring, deck repairs, p/washing, gutters. Brian, 604-266-2547 / 785-4184




Moving & Storage


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

45 We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac Seniors Discount


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

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

~ Any size job ~


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

Nick 220-5296 929-7732

ABBA MOVERS bsmt clean 1-4 ton Lic, ins’d from $35/hr, 2 men $45 hr honest 26 yrs est 506-7576. Able Boys Landscaping Ltd. bobcat, turf, cedar fence, paving stones, ashphalt 604-377-3107

B & Y MOVING Exp’d movers, 2 men $55. Over 10 yrs exp. Pianos welcome! 604-708-8850

Greenworx Redevelopment Inc. Hedges, Pavers, Ponds & Walls, Returfing, Demos, Drainage, Jackhammering. Old Pools Filled in, irrigation. 604.782.4322

BROTHERS MOVING & Delivery Local & Long Distance 604-720-0931 Best rates.


Lawn & Garden

Summer Services


“More than just mowing” Lawn Mowing • Yard Clean-up Aeration • Fertilizing • Hedges Pruning • Gutters Fences • Decks Rubbish Removal Odd Jobs

310-JIMS (5467) 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. Lawns, aeration, power raking, cutting, trimming, cleanups. Very reliable.

★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reasonable rates. 604-221-4900

Patios/Decks/ Railings

MASONRY and REPAIRS •Stone Walls •Bricks •Chimneys •Slate Patio/Sidewalk •Fireplaces •Pavers •Landscaping. Concrete all work. George • 604-365-7672


• New Lawn Installs • Replace Old Lawn • Lawn Drainage • Landscaping • Paving

POINT GREY PAINTING LTD Int/Ext - Quality Guaranteed Free Est * 25% off Summer Promo til Aug 31st! 604-725-0908


Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

“The Grass is Greener”

Installation • Refinishing • Repairs ART of HARDWOOD FLOORS 604-240-3344


EXP’D GARDENER available for lawn cuts, trim, plantings, maintenance, new turf. 778-708-9153

Install Hardwood & Laminate Flr Prompt. Professional. Quality. Exc rates. Jesse 778-989-1585

49’x171’lot, Exc Investment. $888/M

ABBOTSFORD - 2087 Lonsdale, Handy Man Special House, 3bd w/ 2bd Suite, Quiet Area...$1,588/M VANCOUVER - 1066 East 8th Ave 1Br Mt. Pleasant Condo, Quiet, Cental Area, Solid Bldg...$788/M RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M Call Kristen today (604)786-4663

Glass Mirrors

BACKHOE & DUMP TRUCK services, all types of excavation for Van & Bby. Call 604-318-7830






Oil Tank Removal


• Oil Tank Removal • Work complies with city bylaws • Always fair & BC Mainland reasonable rates • Excellent references For Free Estimates Call

Off: 604-266-2120 Cell: 604-290-8592 Serving West Side since 1987

TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Removal & Remediation Specialists. res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234


Power Washing

Alliance Windows &

Power Washing

• Professional Power Washing • Gutter Cleaning • Window Cleaning done by hand • Contract Pricing • Will Beat Any Reputable Estimate Work Done by Professionals

Fully Insured




Renovations & Home Improvement

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

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


A Vancouver Leak Specialist Repairs & Leaks start from $200 Licensed & WCB. 604-779-4339 AT YOUR HOME ROOFING Van division. New roofs & repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189

Canam Roofing 778-881-1417 Residential roofing, new, reroofing & repairs. Peace of mind warranty. Crown Roofing & Drainage Residental Div. Roofing installations & repairs. 1-877-602-7346

NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530 Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333 ROOF LEAKS? Have your roof checked. Free est. 604-738-6606

HOME ADVANTAGE Contracting Ltd

Residential & Commercial Renovations licensed - Insured - WCB



Rubbish Removal

For Free Estimates Call Ryan 778.809.6677 Plywood Kitchen Cabinets & Refacing, Counter Tops • In business 50 years 604-879-9191

Superior Cove Tops & Cabinets

#3 - 8652 Joffre Ave, Burnaby

$35/HOUR PER PERSON • 24/7 Abe Moving & Delivery and Rubbish Removal. 604-999-6020 604-RUBBISH, 782-2474 We remove & recycle anything. Free est. Large or small jobs.

• Sunrooms • Aluminum patio/deck covers • Aluminum roof • Glass railings • Aluminum fencing • Auto gates Free Estimates 604-521-2688


Paving/Seal Coating

ASPHALT PAVING Driveway, Walkway & Parking Lot

Garage Apron / Speed Bump / Pot Hole Commercial & Residential




Actual Plumbing ★ 24 / 7★

❏ Senior’s Discount ❏ Military Discount ❏ Same Day Hotwater Tank ❏ No Job Too Small ❏ Licensed & Insured ❏ BBB

Since 1989

RENOS • REPAIRS 9129 Shaughnessy St., Van.


AALL EXT REPAIRS/REPLACE Rebuild, new build, fencing, decks & stairs. 604-325-4674 Actual Plumbing & Heating, 24/7, Seniors/Military Disc. Lic. & Insured BBB, 604-874-4808 ALLQUEST PAINTING Quality Work You Can Trust! 778 997-9582 ALMA Building & Renovations New Homes, Renovations, Kitchen, Bath, Basement, Laneway, Res/Comm ★604-880-1129

COASTAL RESTORATION Fully isured, bonded, licensed 25 yrs exp. 604-913-2228 EBONY ELECTRIC Small or Big Jobs! Free Est. 604-583-7002


★ QUALITY WORK ★ Call Mike at 604-220-5834 for all your Reno’s & Home Imp. Needs

We accept Visa, MC, Amex

REPAIRS & RENOVATIONS Electrical, plumbing, carpentry, all work to code. 27 yrs on West Side Call Greg 604-644-4554

604-874-4808 Certified Plumber & Gas Fitter * Reno’s & Repairs 24 hrs/day * Furnaces * Boilers * Hot Water Heating * Reasonable Rates * Hot Water Tanks



604-731-2443 Tried & True Since 1902

Call for a free estimate:


Visit us online to receive a special discount:

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

★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617


PLUMBER Service and repairs, Hot water tanks, Heating, Gas Fitting, Renos. (604) 910-4116


Power Washing

POWERWASHING - Spring Special Call Tyler 778-386-3783


Cell: 604-839-7881


All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357

220-JUNK (5865)


'Haul anything...but dead bodies!!'

RUBBISH REMOVAL Reasonable rates - Free Est. Pat 604-224-2112, anytime

STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009 The Family Man 604-754-8559 Rubbish removal. Reas. rates. Senior’s discount. Free metal p/u.


Stucco/Siding/ Exterior

ALL STUCCO, chimney and cement work. Professional, inexpensive reliable and fast 604-715-2071 Quality Home Improvement ★ Stucco ★ All Kinds. No Job Too Big or Small. 604-725-8925



A to Z CERAMIC TILES Installation, Repairs, Free Est. 604 444-4715 cel 604 805-4319 ETNA TILE & Stone Remodelling. Kitchen & Bath Specialists. 30 yrs exp. Call 778-829-3368.


Tree Services

Creative Ubran Tree Services ★ Over 15 Years Exp. ★ Qualified Arborist, Free Est. Call 604-786-5346 MAGNOLIA TREE Service & Landscape, fence install, yard reno’s, excavating, irrigation 604-214-0661 Wildwood Tree Services, Exp Hedge Trimming and Removal & Tree Pruning. Free Est. 604-893-5745


Window Cleaning

WHITE ROSE Window Cleaning. Inside and out. Gutters cleared and cleaned too! 604-274-0285 ALLIANCE POWER WASHING, windows by hand/gutter cleaning 15 yrs exp. Steven 604-723-2526


Auto Finance




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Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Financing Available

3511 N0. 3 Rd, Richmond 604-273-0333

12100 Featherstone Way, Richmond (Hwy 99 and the Tunnel)

SHOP 24/7 AT

2006 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 112,000 Kms, hatchback, manual, 4 doors, a/c., 4 cyl, 2.0 litre. $6,500 OBO. Call: (604) 770-4790 or cell (778) 554-4703



Collectibles & Classics

1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $49,900. Call 604-889-2525

2010 SUBARU WRX HATCHBACK 25,010 Kms $ STK # BB3015


1957 FORD Ranchero $5500 obo. 15,790 miles runs well good cond 604-323-3662, 315-9384.

1979 MG Midget 75,000kms Ready to drive away $5,000. 604 739-9234



38,472 Kms $ STK # BB3012



2004 DODGE SX 2.0, 127,000 kms, aircared, air, sunroof, tilt steering, p. windows, like new inside & out, 600 kms per tank, lady driven & owned since new. $5800 OBO Call 604-794-7426

1965 IHC SCOUT, 4x4, 53,762 mi., collector plates, rblt frnt end & drive line, $6,900. 604-946-7697



2004 FORD MUSTANG GT. Auto. Yellow convertible! 84,000 km. $12,500. Call 778-995-4168

2006 CADILLAC DTS. Fully loaded, luxury package, On Star, landau top, sunroof, a/c, heated seats, 71,000 km was $17,900 now $16,800, 604-793-5520

2003 Pontaic Sunfire




2006 Ford Freestyle Ltd Black leather interior - 7 Pass. 114K kms. LOADED WITH OPTIONS. $12,500. Call 604-786-6001

LUXURY 2001 Buick LeSabre Ltd. Showroom cond, 36 mpg 103,000 km $5700 obo. 604-858-4878

16,324 Kms $ STK # BB3013


1966 FORD Thunderbird 390 auto exc running cond all orig. $6500 obo 604-323-3662

Low kms, showroom condition!





28,737 Kms $ STK # BB3024


2011 Yukon XL 2500 4x4 Heavy duty towing!!!

1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363

1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997

2006 FORD Fusion, 73,000 km, 4 cyl, grt cond, 2nd owner $8800. 604-852-0533 * 778-241-3528

63,254 Kms STK # BB3005A





1995 CHEV Lumina p/s, p/b, cas, p/w $1495 obo. Ph 604-792-6367

9,988 1978 MERCEDES 450SL, convertible w/hardtop, run grt, looks sharp $8500.604-922-5986

2010 GMC Sierra Crew Cab 3500 Diesel Leather, sunroof, Nav, loaded.

2002 MAZDA PROTÉGÉ 5 95,128 Kms STK # S12315A STK#72753A






1983 MERCEDES 380SL Convert with hardtop, silver with blue int, new soft top, collector status, Aircared, great driver, must see. $9,000 obo. Call 604-530-7058

2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE Fully loaded, low kms, mint condition.








2012 Mustang Convertible! Showroom condition, super clean!

2000 VW BEETLE 176,324 Kms STK # S12009A






1986 OLDS Toronado, auto sporty 2 dr coup,122k, a/c., a/c’d 2013. Power everything, blue with blue int. 604-792-4517. $2500.

1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, 1 owner, excellent condition. $2350. 604-534-2997 1987 ROLLS ROYCE Silver Cloud, Blue, 1 owner, low miles, LIKE NEW, Asking $32,000. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055

5,988 1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $8,950 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516



2010 GMC Sierra Reg Cab

1998 MUSTANG SVT Cobra Convertible, 35,350 orig km, very detailed history, pristine show quality, $17,900 obo. 604-531-9373

Automatic, 34,000 kms

1999 CHRYSLER CIRRUS, Excellent condition, Runs awesome, Great beginner car! Only $2,500. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061 1999 FORD Taurus stn wagon burgandy, exc cnd, 8 seats, gd tires,125k. $2,150. 604-986-9744

2001 CHRYSLER Sebring convertible, 1 owner, blue, white leather, loaded, priced for quick sale $4725. 604-929-7954


2003 CADILLAC CTS, 49K, 4dr, white, auto, fully loaded, mint condition, $19,500 604-864-8199

2004 CHEVY Impala excl cond 73,000kms, 32 mpg on highway, tow pkg incl. $6000 obo. Ph 604-792-0530 Chilliwack





1970 Jaguar E-TYPE In excellent shape and ready to go for sunny summertime driving. Too many upgrades to list. Pictures and invoices available. REDUCED - $64,000

2006 LINCOLN LS, 1 owner 29,000K, garage kept, immac, loaded, dark wine colour ext, blk leather int, $16,900. Call 604 584-4704 or 778 228-2721

2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491


Luxury Cars

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

2004 CHRYSLER Seabring convertible, low mileage, lady driven, $6000. 604-980-3127 2006 BUICK Allure CX. 94K kms. No accid., local, garage kept. Exc cond. $8,900. (1)-604-855-1335

2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Brand New Icon Helmet & Icon Race Leather jacket (XL) Incl. (almost new, barely worn) - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $9500 OBO Call 604-788-0060


2008 HARLEY D, Nighttrain, 110 11K, cost $31K, ask $20K, 604-847-9353 (Chill) after 5pm 2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629

2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm 2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 #30576

7 Seater


2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491

2007 PIAGGIO scooter MP3-250, silver, practically new, less than 500 km, fuel injected engine, security lock, new battery, $4300. Call Don 604-987-9166

1996 GRAND AM, auto, 133k, new parts & tires, blue/green, $2500 obo. 778-828-7702

2011 Silver Traverse AWD


2006 GRAND Marquis LS Ultimate. Loaded with leather interior. Low Kms Like new. Only $ 8,995.00 # 3894 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at Call 604-307-0201


Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.

2004 Infiniti G35 Sedan



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

4 dr., automatic, very clean, low kms.




Collectibles & Classics 1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $5000 obo 604-792-6367



Auto Miscellaneous


2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $86,980. 604-781-7614. 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

2008 CHEVROLET Impala 93K $8,900 (604) 835-7655 # 8291

2008 CHRYSLER 300 Touring $11,900. (604) 835-7655 Clearwaybc,ca # 8291

2008 FORD Fusion SEL Sport. Loaded with every option including Leather , Roof. Like new. Only $ 11,995 # 7596 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

2009 LINCOLN MKS AWD. Showrm cond with 29K Kms. Loaded w/every option incls Navigation, rear camera, front & rear sensors + more. $28,995 #1698 DL# 8367. 604-531-6100 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve THE ONE - THE ONLY - The One and Only in Canada. Only authorized Harley Davidson Technician Program at GPRC Fairview College Campus. September, 2012. On-campus residences. 1-888-999-7882;

9135 2007 SHELBY 500 convertable. Loaded with every option including factory navigation. Black clearcoat exterior with matching leather and top. Only 45,000 one owner kilometers. Exceptionaly clean car with no decs. Priced to sell at $34,995.00. #5906 DL#8367. 604-531-6100 2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727

2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Cabriolet 84,000 kms Black on black, AMG package, wind screen, wheels, spoiler,Bose stereo! Mercedes serviced full records, garage kept, $18,900 Call: (604) 916-7402


Parts & Accessories

Engine 302 New, rebuilt, never used since rebuilt, $500 obo. Ford custom wheels, new tires (4), $500 obo. 604-767-4086 GREY CANOPY, 3 sliders, fits Ford p/ups 1988 to 1994 models. Gd cond $375obo. 604-581-6511

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Which SUV sips gas like a subcompact?

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1983 HONDA CM250, approx 20,000 mi, low cost transport, dependable, new tires, saddle bags $1450. 604-880-9073

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Sports & Imports


Sports & Imports

2007 RAV4, 4WD, grey $15,988 - #2791656 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.

Scrap Car Removal



1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170

2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384

2011 LINCOLN Navigator loaded w/options incls power boards navigation. Only 18,000 Kms. As New. Save thousands. $49,995 #6825 DL#8367. 604-531-6100

1995 BMW 328I Convertible, 88,000kms, leather int, new tires/ brakes, $7,999. 604 536-4293

2005 TOYOTA Camry LE, 95,000 kms, local, excellent cond $8880. 604-988-7812

1996 ACURA RL. Always dealer serviced very good cond new tires/ brakes. $3,400 obo 604.926.8047,

2005 TOYOTA ECHO, Looking for a great second car?? Excellent Fuel economy! Only $7,900. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061




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

1997 CHEVY Blazer LS, 4x4, in good running cond, regular mtce, 240 K kms, $2500. 604-466-1626

2003 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER LTD. Excellent Condition, Runs awesome, Tons of Options! Only $9,995. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

2008 ACURA MDX Elite, top model, 7 seater, luxury SUV loaded with all options, DVD, back up camera, nav, p/tailgate, only 80,000kms, local & no accidents. Only $29,995 finance avail. Call 604-522-8889 Family owned & operated, BBB A + RATING !!


2012 LEXUS RX350, V6, full loaded, 6/mo, no accidents, navi, rear camera, top model, 6 yr wrty, $52,800, obo, 604-925-3111

1997 ACCURA TL, 3.2, 190K, 4dr, sunrf, srs/abs, exc cond, loaded $4900, 604-984-4229



604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2H



Services & Repairs

NOW - NEW 8 week courses covering small engine, snowmobile, quad or marine outboard repair. Take one course or all - fit your interest and your timeline. GPRC Fairview Campus. Affordable residences. 1-888-999-7882;


1997 FORD Explorer 4x4, only 120K orig kms, air, pw, pdl, no accidents, $3,950. 778-552-7388

1999 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA 4WD. Get ready for the summer with this perfect get away Soft top Vitara, Exc Cond! Only $5,995. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks 2000 FORD Explorer 4x4, fully loaded, 150K, exc cond, white, air cared. $3,750. 604-218-8499

1986 FORD 250, good condition, runs good, blue, 1 owner, $5999 obo, 604-925-3294, 649-4215 2001 FORD Escape with only 74,000 kms, loaded with leather and power roof. Like new. Only $ 9,995.00 # 0078 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100 1988 CHEVY Silverado, auto, pb, pw, air, towing package, excellent cond, 6 mths away collectors plate. $5500. 604-924-1511

1990 GMC Suburban. 4 WD, underdrive, blue, well kept. New Bluetooth. $6,000. 604-584-0324

2004 PORSCHE Cayenne S black on black, gorgeous luxury SUV!! ONLY 124,000 kms, only $20,995, finance avail. Call 604-522-8889 Family owned & operated BBB A+ rating 2005 CADILLAC Escalade. Finished in a pearl white w/matching cream lther int. Loaded with every option incls navigation DVD. Low Kms.Only $19,995.00 #0385 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100

2008 FORD Escape XLT 4 door small SUV economical & reliable 80,000 kms. 4 to choose from, $155 bi wkly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541

2008 HUMMER H3. Mint cond. Low kms loaded with options incls navigation. Priced right for quick sale. Only $22,995. #1691 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100.

2006 F350 XLT 4X4 SC DIESEL 4x4 auto power group, grey. $21,988 #2618051 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New West.

2008 JEEP Sahara 59, 000km, loaded. As new, 3 pce Freedom Top. $18,500. 778-285-1236

2002 GMC Avalanche, 4x4, 130K, Keyless Entry, Completely Loaded, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $10,000. Please call 604-308-3167

2007 JEEP Compass economical SUV, local, no accidents, only 90,000 kms, $130 bi weekly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541

2011 Dodge Ram 3500 LOW KMs, DIESEL $42,990. (604) 780-2696,

2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $13,900 email:

9160 2008 PORSCHE Cayenne, 28,000 kms, local, no accident $38,800 obo. 604-913-6196

2011 EDGE AWD, SYNC SYSTEM, black $27,888 - #111168 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.

2011 FORD Escape Limited. Loaded with only 8,000 Kms. Priced for quick sale. Only $26,995.00 # 6516 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100 2011 NISSAN Xterra 4wd (Auto, V6, Loaded, Mags, 10 Xterra to clear)...$25,995 #3895 1-888-812-2511



2006 BMW 650 I luxury coupe !! pearl white on black leather, loaded with all options and only 95,000kms, $33,995 finance avail

2000 VW GOLF beautiful cond, 4 cyl 5 spd, A/C, alarm, 192 k km, silver. $4750 obo. 604-590-0126

Sports & Imports

1977 CHEVY CORVETTE, midnight blue, 64,000 miles, $9000 obo. Call Vivienne 604-720-3929

2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $8800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018 2003 CIVIC SDN 4DR SDN DX-G AUTO red $ 7,888 #2393112 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

1984 CORVETTE 383 stroker auto hard top - soft top Stainless exhasummust $8,995 Ph 604-795-9967 1988 TOYOTA Corolla, Exc cond, new rad, tires & batt. Aircared. $800 obo. 604-598-3288

1989 HONDA ACCORD, auto, a/c, air cared, 2nd owner, runs good, $1200. 778-855-5206


2006 BMW 323i BLACK ON BLACK ONLY 62,000KMS! Local with no accidents, loaded & priced to sell!! Affordable luxury !! only $17,995, finance avail. Call 604-522-8889 family owned & operated BBB A+ rating


2011 FLEX AWD, power group white, $26,488 #1111586 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.


1998 ACCORD, red, 2 dr coupe, exc cond, 4 cyl, auto, sport pack, $6700 firm, 778-862-1964

family owned & operated BBB A +

2008 MAZDA B4000, cab+SE 4x4, 1 owner, no accidents, exc cond, 85K, $12,995, 604-986-2595

2007 F150 LARIAT, fully loaded, white $25,888 - #276477XX WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way New West.

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

2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357

2000 MERCEDES E55 AMG, beautiful, exc cond, 113K, price to sell, $12,900, 778-846-2933

2006 NISSAN XTRAIL Black, 4dr, alarm, all power, good cond, 167k kms, $13,900. 604-440-2662

2009 DODGE p/u 150 hemi SLT, loaded, matching canopy, rhino lined, show room cond. 8,000 org km ’s, $25,000. 1-604-613-3727 1-604-796-9060 1995 LANDROVER, Fully Loaded- Excellent Condition, Interior Looks like new, A MUST SEE! Only $4,995. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

2005 Ford F-350 Lariat Super Duty, Crew Cab, Dually Automatic 84,000 kms, DVD Player, Fully Loaded $25,900. Call: (604) 780-2696 or email:

2005 HYUNDAI Santa Fe, 108K, Auto,air cond.,FWD, Hankook tires, silver. Clean, well maint. $10500. Phone 604-792-4517

2007 DODGE Ram 3500 Diesel $31,900 (604) 835-7655 # 8291 2001 NISSAN PATHFINDER, Special Chillkoot edition, Lots of Kool Features and Priced to sell. Only $7,995 O.B.O. CALL NOW 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT Automatic 86,000 kms 6 cylinder,leather seats,sunroof,air conditioning 5x cd player 6 way pioneer speakers $12,250. Call: (778) 859-7204

1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460

2003 HYUNDAI TIBURON, Very low km’s, Excellent condition and a very fun car! Only $8,200 O.B.O. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $7,500. 778-227-2010

1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583

2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253

2006 NISSAN Altima 2.5S Special Edition 94,000 km automatic, spoiler, fog lights, new tires, winter mats. $10,888. Call 604-819-9596 Chilliwack 2006 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 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,395 obo. 778-242-2018

2003 VW Jetta, $7500, grey, well cared for, 111kms, no acc, blk int, heated seats. 604-926-8282 2007 TOYOTA Yaris 3 door hatchback, local no accidents and only 55,000 kms - fuel miser! $95 bi weekly! All credit accepted! Call Mr Green 604-928-2541


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 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess

2011 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL 4 dr, loaded. 25,500 km. $11,600. Exc cond. 1-604-793-5520 (5961)


Sports & Imports


Sports & Imports

2003 MERCEDES CLK 320, 105k, 2nd owner, no acc. mint, local, $14,250. 604-626-8009



12’ LUND Aluminum boat, 8 horse Yamaha motor & 4x8 box trailer. $2,500. 604-534-2196







604-522-8889 Family owned & operated BBB A+

2008 HONDA Civic 4 door sedan, local, no accidents reliable & fuel efficient. 2 to choose from, $119 bi wkly! Good credit, bad credit no problem! Mr Green 604-928-2541

2008 HONDA Civic, 4 dr, silver, auto, 60,000kms, excl cond, fully loaded, $11,500. 604 518-3166

2005 BMW 645 Ci Convertible 1 Owner,43KM,Immaculate,6spd Manual, $35,000. 604-833-6931

2001 Nissan Sentra GXE $2,200 Auto, 207,000 km, v. reliable, no accidents. Regular service, air-care to Oct ’12. Specs: nissan/sentra/2001.

2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT COUPE, Just Like New, Very low km’s, Lots of Factory warranty! Only $10,600. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

2007 Acura TL Auto, 122,000 kms. Financing Available $16,880. Call: (604)780-2696

1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $1995 obo 604-986-2430

1996 MIRAGE 19ft , 4.3 litre good on fuel, stocked, stored indoors, no salt, 600 hrs, w/trailer, good cond, $8800 obo. 604-857-3344

1996 FORD Aerostar Van, one owner, excellent driving condition 154,000 kms $2500. 604-987-1058

19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $6000 obo. 604-817-9004

2010 NISSAN Sentra 4 door sedan, local, no accidents, only 50,000 kms, 2 to choose from, Japanese reliability, $107 bi weekly! Call now and drive home today! Mr Green 604-928-2541

2011 VOLVO S40. Loaded with leather, power moonroof and more. Like new. Only $ 23,995.00 # 2798 DL# 8367. Call 604-531-6100.

2005 CHRYSLER Town & Country Touring, fully loaded, pwr side door/taildoor, store & go seats. $6,500 obo. 604-710-9030

2007 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN. WOW only 100,000 km’s, Great Condition! Only $11,700. CALL NOW. 604 700-8866 DL# 31061

2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208;

2006 GMC Savana Automatic 190,000 kms 4.8l. Runs like new. Good Condition. Offers. $8,000 Call: (604) 876-5015


INFINITI G35 2003 82k $13,900 one owner, exc. cond. power all, leather, sunroof. 604.721.4414

1993 Toyota Camry 4 dr. auto 174 km, 4 cyl. Air cared, service records $2,500. (604) 602-9066.

2007 GTI SEADOOS yellow, 4 Stroke, low hrs, 155HP. & 2003 GTX Seadoo blue, 2 Stroke, 160 hrs, 130HP, w/trailer, stored indoors, no salt water; $12,500 obo. LOTS of FUN! 604-857-3344

$600. 8FT Davidson Dinghy refurbished. New stainless keel. Great as a sail boat tender. Call Stephen 604-202-9668

BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: LUND 12 Foot Alumn Boat, swivel seats & fold down whls, Karavan easy load trailer, 6HP Merc, 4 stroke + accessories, $2700 obo, 604-987-8523 QUICKSILVER INFLATABLE 330se 10’9, with auto air& foot pump, eagle fishfinder fish easy 2 portable, mustang floater brand new, $949 for all 604-987-5132

2010 ZINGER 250RK w/slide, rear kit., $15,995. UTZ2501. 604-835-4036. 2004 WESTWIND Trailer. 25 ft. Sleeps 6, incl private BR w/dbl bed. Awning, bbq, full bath, fridge/ stove. $10,000. 604-538-8120

2005 27' Zepplin Trailer, light weight, slide, a/c, sleeps 6, full bath, new awning, stored indrs exc cd. $15,500. 604-533-8744

2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $65,000 604-948-5048 1999 DUTCH STAR 35ft m/h V10 slide, NS/NP, awnings, jacks, gen, AC. $29,500. 604-720-2751

1999 FORD E 350 class C motorhome 24 foot. Loaded with lots of features! Absolutely mint only 89,000kms, just serviced ONLY $17,995. The cleanest one in town !! Call 604-522-8889 family owned & operated BBB A+ rating 2002 25’ Kustom Koach trailer, queen bed & bunks, loaded grt cond, $9,000. 604-984-9293

2002 26’ 5th Wheel, rear entry, mid kitchen, fully loaded, exc cond $13,500 obo. 604-929-2688


2003 TOYOTA 4RUNNER SPORT SR5 Grey, only 113,000kms, 4x4, pwr group, V6, MP1116 MARKED DOWN TO $18,995 SELL

2005 MAZDA RX8 GT Only 88,000kms, blue, 6 spd, keyless entry, a/c, MP1076 MARKED DOWN TO $11,900 SELL

2007 DODGE CALIBER SXT Sunroof, 54,000kms, pwr group, keyless entry, MP1119 MARKED DOWN TO $10,995 SELL


2008 MAZDA 5 GT Leather, GPS, nav, red, sunroof, a/c, MP1084 MARKED DOWN TO $15,900 SELL

1595 Boundary Road, Vancouver | 604-871-4368

ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email:

2011 JAYCO Flight trailer. Loaded! Sleeps 6. Used for only 2 weeks - like new! $22,900. 604-464-1385 or 604-944-8086

2012 CHAPARRAL 310RLTS, 3 slides, $44,295. CW123101. 604-835-4036.

91 Terry Resort New roof/tires. Clean/no pets/no smoke,extras $6,000. Call: (604) 760-7513

You Want It We’ve Got It

2012 SPRINGDALE 260TBL, rear bunks, $15,995. ST122603. 604-835-4036.

Find What You’re Looking for in the Classifieds. 2007 OUTDOORSMEN 2352 5th w/slide. $18,495. UWO23521. 604-835-4036.

2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426

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2012 TIMBER Ridge 240RKS 4-season, $26,900. TR122403. 604-835-4036.

GETAWAY Camper Travel Van 1989. 212K kms Sleeps 2, Seats 4. $5,900 firm. (604) 792-7544






• Auto • Air • Black




STK# Q11120A



2002 FORD EXPLORER • Auto • Air • Green


STK# K12197A




$ STK# V12480


STK# V12445A

1999 VOLVO S80 • Auto • Leather • Roof

$ STK#K12398A


• Auto • Air • Silver

• Auto • Air • White



$ STK # 11284A




• Auto • Low K’s

STK# V11993B


• Black W/Leather • Sunroof • Super Nice

• Auto • Air • Silver

2000 BMW 328i 2006 MAZDA RX8 Only 68,000kms, white, auto, a/c, keyless entry, MP1074 MARKED DOWN TO $14,900 SELL

1998 37’ Winnebago Chieftain 454, 1slide,53000mi. loaded,very clean,$24,500obo.604-850-4353

LIKE New! Used only 6X! 2006 Palomino 4100, Excellent cond. $8,400. Call: (604) 510-4479


2008 MAZDA 3 SPORT GS Blue, 5 spd, a/c, keyless entry, MP1081 MARKED DOWN TO $12,900 SELL

2002 GMC Adventurer. Great camping with snowbird option! 106,000 kms Excellent 20’ motorhome. Sleeps 4, with oven, microwave, fridge & new stereo system. Low km, little used. $20,000. (604) 833-4537

2011 COUGAR 28-6' Mint only 1 trip. Loaded c/w slide + all options ++ more $23,900 604 531-2841

1996 SEA Breeze 31' (Class A) Heavy duty 460-7.5 litre Ford engine, Fully equipped, $19,900 obo 604-746-5898. Abbotsford


For information call

2010 SPRINGDALE 189FL. a/c, slps 6-7. $12,595, UTS1897. 604-835-4036.

1990 FORD 28ft Classic, 120K, always roofed, sleeps 6, $8300, 604-466-1469

2006 WILDERNESS, 260RL, stove & shower never used, queen bd/super slide, $18K, 604-476-1150,

1997 ACURA Integra GS, 1 female owner, service records, manual, full load, leather, sunroof $4400 obo. 604-556-8890

KIA MAGENTIS 2008 LX V6 auto 185 hp - 20,300 km. Only $11,900. Chwk 604-847-3297

2002 WINNEBAGO Sunova, fiberglass roof, 51,400 kms, kitchen slide, awning, tow bar incl, 4K gen, $42,000. 604-943-2583

1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866

2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3700. 604-846-8597 after 4pm or all day wkends

1999 SKYLINE NOMAD 22ft, sleeps 6, full kitchen & bath, furnace, hot water, awning + Many Extras. Like NEW cond. $8500 obo. Coq. 604-803-3640

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,500. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $6000 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408


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

2010 MAZDA 3 4 door sedan, japanese quality, fuel efficient & sporty! Blk only, 34,000k, no accidents $125 bi wkly! All credit accepted Mr Green 604-928-2541

1976 CASCADE Pilothouse Ketch. 42 ft sail boat. New dinghy & outboard motor. Radar & auto pilot. Perfect coastal cruiser. Live aboard. $34,800. 604-538-1410

1988 SLUMBER QUEEN. 5th Wheel. Sleeps 4. Fridge - 3 way, furnace, a/c. Clean & well kept. No rust. $4,250. 604-298-4042

1986 RENNELL, 6 cycle mercury, 9.94 cycle Yamaha, after 1 yr not used, not perfect, $1400 obo, 604-462-1540

9173 2009 KIA RIO SEDAN Just like new, Very low km’s, Great Beginner car! Only $9,800. CALL NOW. 604-700-8866 DL# 31061

1974 TOLLY w/command bridge, 26’ long, runs well, stove, head, dinette, fridge, sleeps 4, a beauty incls moorage at Horseshoe Bay $11,000, call 604-986-0731


22 FT SKYLARK trailer, loaded, sleeps 4, furnace, a/c, dble windows, full bath, $1500 obo, must sell. 604-325-8304

1981 23’ CORSAIR, slps 6, 2 bunks in rear, exc cond, fully stocked ready to go. $8,000 obo 604-980-4980 2008 ACURA TL loaded with nave ct, local no accidents pearl white on black leather 80,000kms $21,995! finance avail.



1980 GMC C Class, 21ft m/h, w/motorcycle carrier, running cond. $1500 obo. 604-937-0408



$ STK# K12300A

STK# Q11146A



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d n u o R e d i s t Ou Steaks


Chicken Breast Boneless & Skinless Family Pack


Certified Organic Beef

Top Sirloin Steaks


Chicken Breast

Boneless & Skinless


Smoked Chicken Breast

Seedless Red & Green

From the Deli


$ 99

$ 99

/lb. $8.80/kg


/lb. $15.98kg

Inside Round Steaks

California Strawberries

$ 99


Non-Medicat ed Beef

/lb. $15.41kg

Certified Organic


$453 /lb. $9.98kg

Certified Organic

California Lemons

Harvest Wieners


All Beef & Regular

450g pkg

/lb. $14.98kg

BC Hothouse

Beefsteak Tomatoes

¢ 99

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Peruvian Satsuma

Mandarin Oranges

$299 /lb. $6.59kg

Luna & Larry

Organic Coconut Bliss

/lb. $2.18kg

pkg of 4 bars

2lb bag


Organic Coconut Milk

473ml tub


Whole Wild Sockeye Salmon

$499 $679



Product of Mexico

/lb. $8.80/kg

/lb. $2.18kg


Prana Raw Almonds 250g

Certified Organic


Del Monte

Latin Sweet Pineapples

$299 each

Oasis Premium

Juices & Smoothies Assorted


+ Eco Dep fee 1.75L

Non Organic


White only

$899 $999 1kg


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1595 Kingsway 604-872-3019 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 8 am-9 pm

Sale Dates: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 – Tuesday, June 26, 2012


Vancouver Courier June 20 2012  

Vancouver Courier June 20 2012