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Wishes do come true Emily Taylor, seated on her mom Mandy’s lap, is trying to decide what to choose as her wish from the Children’s Wish Foundation. Her brother Caleb will join the rest of the family on the trip. There will be a celebration of Children’s Wish Month at Pitt Meadows Arena Complex on Saturday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. See story on page A10.

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Kwantlen First Nation

Shopping options in ‘Schwanee-st’ by 2014 Part of a 309-acre parcel of land east of Albion is earmarked for a new mall. by Maria Rantanen

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The Kwantlen First Nations land in east Maple Ridge has always been known by the bureaucratic moniker of IR5 (Indian Reserve 5) – but it has taken on a new name, chosen by the people who have occupied it for thousands of years: Schwanee-st, which means “our land.”

The Kwantlen First Nation, a 200-member band based in Fort Langley, has been bouncing around the idea of building a mall for decades on their land in Maple Ridge, and the time seems to have come to realize this dream. “We’ve been working a long time on a number of initiatives to increase our economic presence in the region,” said Tumia Knott, band councillor with the Kwantlen First Nation, adding that the Kwantlen are “very excited” about this project. Now Kwantlen is partnering on a joint venture with Property Development Group,

a Vancouver-based The mall, which will developer that has be between 275,000 specialized in buildand 300,000 square ing malls with First feet, with a cultural Nation groups, to build community centre what may be up to to the west by the 300,000 square feet of Kwantlen cemetery, is retail and commercial phase one of the land space on the Lougheed development. Highway about three Rigorous land-use kilometres east of planning, follow240th Street. ing both federal and Tumia Knott A lot of work has provincial regulations Kwantlen band councillor been done behind the – Indian reserves come scenes planning how under federal jurisdicthe Kwantlen will use their 309 tion – have resulted in a land-use acres in east Maple Ridge, pointplan that was adopted by the ed out the developers who were Kwantlen First Nation in June on site on Tuesday. 2010.

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www.mrtimes.com Striking union member Joanne Prawdzik and supporter Rex Rutherford stood outside the Maple Ridge Extra Foods location, while UFCW union members sat on chairs inside a tent set up near the entrance. Job action there has been going on for three years and three months – and counting.

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Contract ratified

School support workers in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have ratified a twoyear collective agreement. The agreement, which was announced Tuesday along with eight other agreement across the province, sticks to a netzero mandate set in 2010. The provincial government has been clear that there is no new money to fund wage increases. • More at www.mrtimes.com

Derby cancelled

A soapbox derby involving public school students has been cancelled this year after two successful years. The Ka-Vroom Soapbox derby won’t be taking place this June. Organizer Karen Aitken, a teacher at Maple Ridge Secondary, said she’s hopeful the race will take place next year. • More at www.mrtimes.com

Technology aids police

Two Maple Ridge women, aged 50 and 40, were caught in the act of breaking into a home in the 25800 block of 102nd Avenue in Maple Ridge. Police were alerted to the break-in shortly before Cpl. Alanna Dunlop 2 a.m. Monday by the Ridge Meadows RCMP property owner who was watching the crime unfold remotely on a home surveillance video. • More at www.mrtimes.com

Trial continues

The trial of a woman accused of killing her husband two and a half years ago in Maple Ridge was put over for continuance today in New Westminster Supreme Court, said Neil MacKenzie, spokesperson for the Crown. At issue is whether Leah Florence was too intoxicated to form the intent to murder her husband. • More at www.mrtimes.com

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Union members have remained present in front of a downtown Maple Ridge grocery store for the past three years. Story and photos by Troy Landreville

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Nearly 40 months have passed since workers went on strike at the Maple Ridge Extra Foods location – and there’s finally some hope of resolution. Of the roughly 70 employees who manned picket lines starting Dec. 15, 2008, 37 remain. On Tuesday, a few of them sat under a makeshift tent assembled in front of the Dewdney Trunk Road store. Since the strike started, they’ve seen four Christmases go by, along with the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, some weddings, and the arrival of grandchildren. They’ve endured bone-numbing cold snaps, stifling heat waves, and snow, hail, and rainstorms. The striking workers are protesting wage and benefit rollbacks the store’s owners, Ontario-based Loblaw Companies Limited, are demanding in order to convert the store into a No Frills outlet. According to a UFCW (United Food & Commercial Workers) report from 2009, Loblaw insisted on demanding the concession-packed No Frills contract. New Westminster-based UFCW said the No Frills contract, if put in place, “would have

the effect of driving wage rates back by over 25 years,” and essentially eliminating benefits. Since the strike started, only the pharmacy has operated inside the large store. A small, homemade flyer, clipped to the exterior of the tent, lays out the union members’ concerns. It says this is quickly becoming B.C.’s longest-running picket line since 1983, and that the UFCW members are fighting for the right to a living wage, including full-time positions, job security, and “decent benefits.” Supporter Rex Rutherford said from November 2009 to March 2010, he was part of a group called the ExFoods Community Action Team. “We had public meetings, made CDs, put out petitions, which we delivered to Loblaw’s Vancouver office, but still no results,” Rutherford said. Cashier and UFCW union member Joanne Prawdzik said meetings between the two sides are scheduled for April 16 to 20, involving all Extra Foods and Super Valu stores in B.C. that are without contracts. Loblaw Companies Limited released the

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Retired Maple Ridge Secondary counsellor Andree D’Andrea said that MPs’ pensions are rich and she’d like an independent review done of them. But when she’s spoken with friends about the subject, she has sensed a feeling of helplessness with people saying they don’t know how to change it. “One of the things that bothers me a lot [is] people feel there’s nothing they can do about it,” D’Andrea said. This “flies in the face” of what D’Andrea taught her students for 30 years in the public school system, that it is possible to make a change. “We as Canadians feel powerless,” D’Andrea said. “That’s not what democracy is all about.” D’Andrea dropped off a petition with about 100 names on it to MP Randy Kamp’s office last Thursday asking for the House of Commons to “abandon the present political review and create an independent, apolitical review panel [whose] findings and recommendations are to be released in its entirety to the public.” The average MP pension is $78,000, D’Andrea pointed out. “To the average Canadian that earns $45,000... that’s a lot of money,” she said. When he receives a petition from his constituents, Kamp said he submits it to the clerk’s office to have it certified “for presentation in the House of Commons,” adding that he does that whether or not he agrees personally with the intent of

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Recycling reflections

People and passion prevail Retired executive director Kelli Speirs is moved by how the Maple Ridge recycling depot has grown in the past 40 years. by Roxanne Hooper rhooper@mrtimes.com

When Kelli Speirs returned home from Milwaukee after 15 years away, she was “burned out and broken,” and just staying with family in Maple Ridge long enough to search out a new job and home in Bellingham. That’s when the self-proclaimed polyester-loving suburban housewife from Wisconsin stumbbled into a job at the Cottonwood Landfill that would unexpectedly grow into a career. And, at the same time it ignited a social conscience about the environment – and specifically recycling – that she laughs about today. “Recycling makes sense” became the mantra for Speirs’ life, her actions quickly earning her a dubious title as Queen of the Dump, and launching her on an irreversible path. That was 1982, when she first began working for the recycling depot. In subsequent years, she raised up through the ranks as a staff member (and volunteer whenever the grant money ran dry) to the position of executive director of the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society – one of the largest and well-respected recycling organizations in Canada. Although she retired in 2009, Speirs is still a regular visitor (dropping in at least once a month with her recycling) at the depot she helped grow. But she said it’s more the people and their passion, versus the facilities, that she goes back to see and that she holds dear and credits for the society’s development.. And she was incredibly honoured to share some of those memories of the past, thoughts about the present, and projections for the future

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Recycling is part of Kelli Speirs’ daily life around her float home at the foot of the Alouette and Pitt Rivers. Her dogs Molly and Brinny often lend a hand with projects such as composting and breaking down of cardboard. in a video about Ridge Meadows Recycling Society. The video was released this week on YouTube, in conjunction with the launch of the depot’s new website and plans for the organization’s 40th anniversary celebrations being held in conjunction with Earth Day on April 21 at Memorial Peace Park.

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idge Meadows Recycling Society (RMRS) is celebrating 40 years of making a difference in waste reduction this year. Anniversary activities will focus on the past, present and future of recycling in the community. RMRS kicked off the year with a historical exhibit at the Maple Ridge Museum capturing the history of their role in recycling and supported work programs. The exhibit is on display until the end of April. Celebrate Earth Day 2012, a family-friendly celebration at Memorial Peace Park on April 21 will also focus on the anniversary. It is coordinated by the society and the CEED Centre, and features the Haney Farmers’ Market, community partners and environmental organizations. Following Earth Day, RMRS will look to the next generation and seek out up-and-coming environmental and recycling enthusiasts. In partnership with the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows TIMES newspaper, RMRS will launch a 40-under-40 promotion to find 40 young environmentalist to be honoured in a special insert during Waste Reduction Week in October. The recycling society sees this 40-year milestone as an opportunity to continue to inspire, educate, and raise awareness in the community about the importance of recycling and waste reduction. The Society is looking for the next gen-

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Everyone just wants to help One thing about labour disputes of which we can always be sure: whether the acrimony escalates to strikes or lock-outs, or just levels out at “work-torule” or “job action,” it’s never about personal gain for workers or for employers – it’s always about better service for clients, customers, children, patients… or whoever else may be affected by the combatants’ assaults on each other. However it may look from the outside of the dispute, those directly involved will assure us all that it’s never really about them, but about how they want only what’s best for the rest of us. Teachers cut back services to children and their parents not for higher wages and better working conditions, but because those perks would ultimately translate into better learning conditions for our precious children. Meanwhile, their employer – our government – legislates onerous conditions under which teachers are forced to “cool off”… because the legislators are concerned only about the children. Now B.C.’s anesthesiologists are threatening to withdraw services – and the government appears intent on goading them on… but once again, if medical procedures are put on hold or the public at large is put to any minor inconvenience, it’s not for any personal gain on either side, but because they’re all fighting for what’s best for all of us. Soon more government workers will struggle on our behalf, while the government struggles back… on our behalf. The occurs and recurs in the private sector – with the government readily stepping in “on our behalf,” as the feds have recently done to put the kibosh on labour plans to enhance the public’s travel opportunities through Air Canada. Perhaps it’s time to find a mediator who can go beyond appointments to individual disputes, and can do what really would be good for the public at large: find a way to fix a broken system. – B.G.

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A rather inspiring story main-streamed. We have teachappeared in the March 20 ediing assistants and advocates, and tion of this paper about a Pitt their work over the years has Meadows man going on a fundguaranteed that persons with DS raising walk to Horseshoe Bay are no longer institutionalized or and back to raise money for separated from the population in the Down Syndrome Research school or at large. Foundation and the Lower We’re out there. You and the Mainland Down Syndrome missus should come to Special Society, both of which help Olympics bowling some Thursday people with Down syndrome live afternoon and witness the colby Tim Tyler healthy, productive lives in spite lective pleasure of the special of an extra chromosome on the needs community at play, among t3atyler@shaw.ca 21st pair. them the aforementioned Down Howie English and his wife syndrome cohort. No longer learned that their new daughter had Down synMongoloids or retards, no, we are the intellecdrome and “immediately envisioned a life of seg- tually disabled, and who ain’t these days? regation, limitations, and struggle” compounded Oh sure there are still bullies about and the ‘R’ by a heart condition that is not uncommon word is used in a derogatory manner, but overamong newborns with DS. all, we’re swimming with the Normoids. I’m certainly not pretentious enough to second Many of us have had medical issues with our guess your doctor, but if the condition is AVC, kids, but not so different, I would speculate, in which there is as hole in the canal connecting from the population at large; granted, we are two chambers of the heart, it has been treated limited, some of us may never be prime minister, before with medication and surgery. but we fit in, we contribute. In any event, if you had read any of numerSo chill out, Howie, don’t panic; raise money if ous columns that I’ve written about the Angel you will, but don’t let the family suffer because Andrew, my son, who has DS and is probably this wonderful little girl has come into your life the best thing that has ever happened to me – and you feel you have to work your butt off to along with his sister, of course, who doesn’t rely make sure she has a life. We’re here for you, on me nearly as much, except for money and Howie: we’re dancing, and bowling, and playing transportation – you could’ve given me a call softball – and if you want, we’ll all come over to and I would have referred you to the Langridge the house with our boys, just so you can see that family and their 20-something son Brent who 20 years down the road little Rebecca is going has DS, or the Wasans and their 20-something to be just fine. She couldn’t have been born at a son, David, who has DS, or any of several other better time or in a better community. families who have been blessed with children Ergo: Andrew and I went to the Chimo Pool with Down syndrome and will tell you how posi- in Coquitlam recently to offer our support to the tively their lives have been affected by that extra Betty Rosenau-coached Ridge Meadows Special chromosome, and how much they have learned O swim team which, it turns out, comported from these kids – tolerance, compassion, forgive- themselves quite well and came away with sevness – and how much joy they have brought to eral prizes. Betty, who prefers the more regal the family. “Elizabeth,” is a political junkie of the first order, The only struggle for me is coping with someseeking to replace Mike Sather as the local MLA one who is happy all the time. next election. And, if her management of the swim team is any indication, she shouldn’t have Forget that crap about segregation and limitaany trouble backstroking her way through the tions, Howie, because we, the families of DS political pool. individuals, have arrived. We are integrated,

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Labour

Unions have served society WE HAVE A WINNER! With the current trend of attacks on unionized workers, I felt the need to remind people of how our society has benefited from their efforts over the past century. Just remember who it was that fought for an eight-hour work day, health and benefit plans that help our children, and safety regulations that protect our workers. It was not the corporate elites who make millions sitting in their boardrooms, speculating on how to increase their profits at our expense. What we’re seeing today is a desperate attempt by ruling elites to reverse the gains made by the working people who’ve build our great nation over the past century. They are no longer able to exploit the Third World nations as they’ve done in the past, so they’re com-

ing back after us, the unionized workers, like teachers, hospital workers, etc., to get their pound of flesh. This is a well-orchestrated policy that is being implemented by right-wingers like Harper and gang. And by the way, it comes from the Bilderberger ultrasecret sessions, the annual gathering of the people who truly rule our world, the power elites. They are the ones who help to subvert our democratic process by having our elected politicians, who are beholden to them, enact their policies, and not what the people want. Our democratic process has been hijacked, and that includes our union rights, and we need to get it back again. I’m for the teachers and all workers who are fighting for a better world for our families and children. We will fight on!

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Government’s priorities all wrong Dear Editor,

I am a parent, taxpayer, and small business owner, and I am not fooled by the government’s spin on “no money,” as many B.C.ers seem to be. It’s all about priorities. A stadium roof and a raise for themselves doesn’t seem to be a problem. They have saved more than $200,000,000 per year for 10 years by taking away needed resources from your children. The government has spit in the face of the Supreme Court ruling that their past legislation was illegal and had to be repealed. In Bill 22 they repealed it

but, in the next paragraph, reinstated it. Who are they accountable to? I have been fighting for improvements to public education for 30 years, and it is all gone. Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton seems to think that I need the BCTF to tell me I should be angry. Those who think I have it so good can have my job. I did not inherit it or win it in a lottery. Teachers each invest about $50,000 to get the education needed to teach. They are in school for five to six years, then another five years or more to get

Federal government

Software costs add to taxes Dear Editor,

It is interesting to note that our governments provide for free a written form for reporting income, but no tax preparation software. The cost of software availability online at the CRA site would certainly be offset by savings realized when taxpayers file electronically. Forcing taxpayers to pay private software companies is akin to an extra tax. It would be interesting to find out how much the software providers contribute to political parties. Maybe everyone should file on a written form one year. Bet you the cost of manually processing some 20 million reports would convince the government to do the logical thing. Gilles Parizeau, Maple Ridge

a job. This is why we are now ninth in Canada for salaries, in the province with the highest cost of living. How would you explain that to your children who want to be teachers? Spend a fortune in tuition fees and 10 years of your life, and you can have a job where you make less and less every year. I do it because I love to work with children, and they desperately need advocates for better education, fighting poverty, and giving a place of safety and caring for so many of our abused and neglected youth. This government has gutted the education system and demoralized the people who have to make it work. Then they have the nerve to go to China to promote this degraded system to encourage more international students to further add to less resources for your kids. The money they pay does not benefit my classroom. You are either on the side of an abusive government or on the side of your children, but it cannot be both.

Nina Fowell, Maple Ridge

Community safety

Too easy to judge someone else Dear Editor,

I think Mr. Wallis forgot to look into the mirror, because then he would never come up with such an irresponsible letter [Too easy to blame someone else, March 20 Letters, TIMES]. Not going deeper in the circumstances of this incident [Ballerina left crying outside pub, March 15, TIMES], the fact is that a local pub located next to the Haney Station failed with its actions. Any excuse is lame. Mr. Wallis is talking about not blaming other people, which he definitely does,

otherwise he wouldn’t come up with suggestions about how to solve the problems of this family. Not all people have a cellphone or can always make arrangements with friends, family, or neighbours, and I think that is none of our business. The only thing that comes up for me is that we should care for each other, and not look away if help is needed.

Katja Strube, Maple Ridge

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Emily, Mandy, and Caleb Taylor will be enjoying a wish together, granted by the Children’s Wish Foundation. Here their dog Stuart Little wanted to check out the brochures as well.

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The Taylor family from Pitt Meadows will be at a celebration of the Children’s Wish Foundation at their hometown arena on Saturday, as they start the process of giving back to a foundation that has reached out to their daughter. Emily Taylor, 7, has a pacemaker and is “okay” now, her mother Mandy Taylor said. But when she was three, the family realized something was very serious when she started fainting. At first, her doctor thought she was having seizures. But in October 2009, Emily fainted at school, and her par-

ents ended up taking her to Children’s Hospital where they realized she had a serious heart condition. Emily seemed to have the same condition her father, who got a pacemaker at the age of 28, and the doctors realized her heart was actually stopping. Her mother calls Emily “an amazing patient” saying she is a “strong person,” noting that she only cried once at Children’s Hospital. The family has been involved with the Children’s Heart Network so that Emily can connect with other children with heart issues – her mother said she hopes that this will make her feel “normal.” As the family was finding out what was wrong with Emily and getting the pacemaker put in, the seriousness of the situation didn’t hit Mandy. It wasn’t until after when she realized the Emily’s life had been in danger.

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Beginning June 1, Pitt Meadows residents in single family homes and townhomes will be able to add food scraps and yard waste to their curbside pickup. In mid-May, a large green cart and a smaller container to keep in your kitchen will be delivered to your home, along with some information about the food scraps and yard waste curbside pickup program. Look for the apple icon and learn more about reducing waste by putting your food scraps and yard trimmings in the green cart!

Go Green

Earth Day Celebrations in Pitt Meadows Join the City of Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Parks & Leisure Services, and the Pitt Meadows Community Association to celebrate Earth Day on Thursday, April 19th from 10 am until 1 pm at Hoffmann Park. Activities will include a 100m field trip, tree planting and information booths on how you can help the environment! Watch the City’s website for more information at pittmeadows.bc.ca.

TurnYour Lights Out for Earth Hour March 31

Remember to turn your lights out for Earth Hour on March 31 between 8:30 and 9:30pm. Join us at Spirit Square at 7 pm to learn the Earth Hour song and participate in a sing-along walk to raise awareness and have some fun. Bring an LED or flashlight and acoustic instruments!

Celebrate the Opening of the New Pitt Meadows Library

A grand opening celebration for the new Pitt Meadows Library will be held on Saturday, March 31, and the whole community is invited! Bring your family to the old library at 10am and join in a parade to the new space, where you can enjoy activities, entertainment and an opportunity to explore the Pitt Meadows’ new community meeting place. Visit the City’s website at pittmeadows.bc.ca or the Fraser Valley Regional Library website at fvrl.bc.ca for more information.

What’s Happening

Got a non-profit community event? Send the info to City Talks at info@pittmeadows.bc.ca. Earth Hour – Mar 31 Turn your lights out between 8:30 and 9:30pm on March 31! See earthhour.org. Library Grand Opening – Mar 31 Meet at the old Library at 10am and join in the parade to the new library on the corner of Harris and Ford Roads.Visit fvrl.bc.ca for details. Barry’s Roubaix Road Cycling Race – Apr 8 The Third Annual Barry’s Roubaix road cycling race. Register online at karelo.com until 4:00pm on Saturday,April 7. Lions Club Egg Hunt - Apr 8 Bring your family to Harris Road Park in Pitt Meadows from 9-11am and participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt. For more information call 604-467-7453. Historical Society Heritage Tea - Apr 21 For more information contact the Pitt Meadows Museum at 604-465-4322. National Volunteer Week – Apr 15-21 Honour your community’s volunteers! For more information, please email asingh@comservice.bc.ca. Earth Day Celebration – Apr 19 Celebrate Earth Day from 10am until 1pm at Hoffmann Park. Visit the City’s website at pittmeadows.bc.ca for details. Next Month – watch for details on these and other events: May 4-6 Ridge Meadows Home Show May17 –Rick Hansen Relay 25th Anniversary

You can find a copy of CityTalks on our website at pittmeadows.bc.ca. Want to receive City Talks electronically? Visit the website to subscribe.


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Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Ice Carnival celebrates wish recipients

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“Now we just really appreciate what we have,” she said. “Life is short.” Now that Emily has a pacemaker and is doing well, the family is ready to start reaching out to others. “That’s where we’re at – we want to give back,” Mandy said, adding, however, that she’ll never be able to give back completely. The Taylor family plans to be at the Ice Carnival at Pitt Meadows Arena Complex this Saturday from 2:30 to 5 p.m., which is the finale of the Children’s Wish Month. The community is invited to the event for a minimum $5 donation (children under three are free). All funds raised will help grant wishes of children living with life-threatening illnesses. The carnival includes a visit by Dilly the Clown, balloon animals, magicians, mascots, games, treats, prizes, silly photo fun, and unlimited skating. For more information, call 604-299-2241.

ROBERT H.J. BURGESS

...contineud from page A10

When someone at one of the heart network’s events suggested to Mandy that she contact the Children’s Wish Foundation to request a wish for her daughter, she was taken aback, thinking it was for children with terminal illnesses. Her reaction was “I’m not going to take away from someone who needs it more.” But the Children’s Wish Foundation also grants wishes to children who have serious illnesses, and a heart that was stopping was a very serious matter. Emily has fully recovered and is now contemplating what wish she would like to have granted. She has been bouncing around ideas, for example, swimming with the dolphins, Disney World in Florida, and Hawaii. Her ideas vary between roller coasters and rides or a beach holiday. “I’m waiting for her to come to me and say I want to do this,” Mandy

Maria Rantanen/TIMES

Emily and Mandy Taylor live in Pitt Meadows. said, adding that she wants it to be “her wish... not something I’ve put in her head.” Having a child with a serious medical condition puts life into perspective, Mandy said.

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Adventure

Reservations work for families, friends For the first time ever, people will be able to book up to three reservations at one time for some BC Parks campgrounds. Reservations for all eligible provincial campgrounds, including Golden Ears

Provincial Park and Rolley Lake Provincial Park, began March 15. Reservations for group sites are available up to 12 months in advance. “This will help families and friends to get side-by-side or

adjacent sites, which make for a more enjoyable time,” said Stu Burgess, operations manager of S.S.G. Holdings, the facility operator for Golden Ears and Rolley Lake parks. At Golden Ears there are

three campgrounds with a total of 409 vehicle-accessible campsites. For a surcharge of $5, reservations can be made at the call centre at 1-800-689-9025. •More online at www.mrtimes.com

A campsite in Alouette campground in Maple Ridge.


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Patti Rear, green leadership cochair at the City of Pitt Meadows practiced switching the lights off for Earth Hour this Saturday.

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Earth Hour

Lights out, savings on Pitt Meadows will try to use less electricity than last year this Saturday. by Sylver McLaren

smclaren@mrtimes.com

Last year, Pitt Meadows scored the biggest drop in electricity consumption across the province during Earth Hour – 5.7 per cent drop compared to the provincial average of 1.8 per cent. This year they want to beat that record. On Saturday, a group of people singing and playing instruments will parade around Pitt Meadows, reminding people to turn off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. for Earth Hour. Two local artists, Lillian Ireland and Rob Dramer, have written a song about Earth Hour, and will lead the parade with a sing-along.

“This is the first community event about Earth Hour that we’ve organized. We invite individuals to join in with their flashlights and promote community spirit by singing along or playing acoustic instruments,” said Patti Rear, co-chair of the green leadership team and legislative services clerk at the City of Pitt Meadows. Participants can gather at Spirit Square on Harris Road at 7 p.m. on Saturday to learn the song. The parade is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and travel through nearby neighbourhoods. People can also learn the lyrics at The TIMES website, www.mrtimes.com. “The idea is we do the walk and then people still have time to get home and turn off all their lights and appliances by 8:30 p.m.,” said Laurie Darcus, green leadership team co-chair.

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Comedy

Canadian crazy talk at The ACT Lorne Elliott performs a one-man show in Maple Ridge Saturday. Canada’s favourite nutcase will take his Maple Ridge audience on a humorous journey at The ACT this Saturday. The show is a one-man

comedic-music performance by the timeless storyteller, Lorne Elliott. A keen spectator of life situations, Canadian-born Elliott has a unique and wacky way of sharing his observations through storytelling. Performing for Elliott began in 1974 as a folk musician in east coast

Folk singer and comedian Lorne Elliott will be at The ACT on Saturday.

Canada while writing fiction, songs, monologues, and one-liners. Elliott will be at The ACT on Saturday, March 31 at 8:30 p.m. For tickets, call 604-476-2787, go to www.theactmapleridge.org., or visit the ticket centre in person.

• More online at www.mrtimes.com

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 anniversary with a spring tea and bazaar from noon to 3 p.m. There will be lunch of sandwiches and desserts. Info: 604-476-1718.

Lorne Elliott is at The ACT at 8:30 p.m. Tickets: 604476-2787, www.theactmapleridge.org, or at The ACT in person.

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• The BC & Yukon Chapter of the Children’s Wish Foundation will host the first Ice Carnival to celebrate the

• Webster’s Whonnock United Church at 25102 Dewdney Trunk Rd. celebrates the church’s 100th

ing of the new Pitt Meadows Library from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the old library across from City hall at 10 a.m. and join the parade to the new building. Info: www. pittmeadows.bc.ca.

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• Hominum Fraser Valley Chapter, an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual, and questioning men meets at 7:30 p.m. For information and meeting location: Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604329-9760.

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• Ridge Meadows Seniors Society presents a western pub night from 7 to 10 p.m. in the lounge of the seniors centre. Entertainment by Ed Wahl & Company. Tickets are $4 and are available at the reception desk.

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• The Royal Astronomical Society will be presenting a special talk about Venus at the Maple Ridge Library at 2 p.m. Discover the mysteries behind this fascinating planet. Info: 604-467-7417.

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Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. **Choose 0.00%/0.00%/5.99%/4.99% annual percentage rate (APR) purchase financing on a new 2012 Fiesta SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Focus SE sedan with manual transmission/2012 Escape XLT I4 FWD with automatic transmission/2012 Edge SEL FWD with automatic transmission for a maximum of 72 months to qualified retail customers, on approved credit (OAC) from Ford Credit. Not all buyers will qualify for the lowest APR payment. Purchase financing monthly payment is $196/$236/$302/$428 (the sum of twelve (12) monthly payments divided by 26 periods gives payee a bi-weekly payment of $90/$109/$139/$198 with a down payment of $2,400/$2,500/$3,300/$2,900 or equivalent trade-in. Cost of borrowing is $0/$0/$3,510.73/$4,235.12 or APR of 0.00%/0.00%/5.99%/4.99% and total to be repaid is $14,099/$16,999/$21,709.73/$32,572.96. Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $0/$250/$5,00/$4,000, customer cash of $500/$500/$500/$1,000, and freight and air tax of $1,600 but exclude variable charges of license, fuel fill charge, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and charges, any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Taxes are payable on the full amount of the purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. 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Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association Tumia Knott, Chief Marilyn Gabriel, and Kevin Kelly were on the Kwantlen lands with consultant Steve Zuliani on Tuesday.

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Jobs to come with mall development Four sections have been dedicated for residential use in the Kwantlen IR5 Land Use Plan, which will probably be leased for residential development. The Kwantlen First Nation want to raise their profile in Maple Ridge, Knott said. “Because of our small population, we don’t have a strong presence in Maple Ridge,” Knott said. The mall development will provide employment for the Kwantlen people, but it is also about promoting their culture as well.

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He was at the future mall site on Tuesday afternoon along with Keith McRae, partner with PDG, and members of the Kwantlen band council including Chief Marilyn Gabriel. The goal is to start construction by the end of 2012 and open as early as fall 2013, or in the spring 2014. The rest of the Kwantlen lands have also been dedicated for use, but 40 per cent of the 309 acres will remain protected and managed natural open space.

“Our nation has been growing in our capacity to becoming involved in projects like this... development projects that can sustain our people in the future,” Knott said. The mall will be “very beneficial to our people,” Gabriel said. The mall will retain esthetic elements that reflect its First Nation owners, and the cultural centre will be a place for Kwantlen artisans to display their work. A Kwantlen cemetery is on the westside of the future mall, and the cul-

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tural centre would most likely be next to it. Property Development Group has worked with other First Nations groups to build malls on reserve land, for example, they have recently completed a mall in Chilliwack, Eagle Landing, and are working on a mall in Tsawwassen. They have also partnered with the Westbank First Nation to build the Lake Okanagan Shopping Centre.

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HELP BUST CRIME… Ridge Meadows RCMP is looking for the following people. If you see any of them, do not attempt to apprehend them. Please contact the RCMP immediately by calling 604-4636251 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477. The warrants attached to these individuals were still outstanding as of 10 a.m. Wednesday. Remember: all of the listed people are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

KOWALIK, Candice Lee

MYERS, Lawrence Peter

Age: 41 Wanted in connection with File #2010-1667 Wanted for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Age: 36 Wanted in connection with File #2010-11469 Wanted for failing to comply with a probation order.

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Age: 35 Wanted in connection with File #2010-1448 Wanted for production of a controlled substance.

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Sports Maple Ridge

On Deck

Kwon wins Kings Reigning Canadian junior boys champion Kevin Kwon fired a 2-under 70 in the final round to take top honours in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s season opening event last week at King’s Links by the Sea in Ladner. After howling winds on day one impeded scoring, the 16-year-old Kwon, who lives in Pitt Meadows and is a member of Swan-e-set Bay Resort captured the low gross title, along with the 14-to-16-yearold division. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Ridge Meadows Rustlers won gold at a bantam tourney last week.

Rustlers rustle win Ridge Meadows Rustlers Bantam A1 hockey team defeated the North Delta Sundevils on Saturday at the 35th Port Coquitlam Bantam International Tournament and won gold. The Rustlers started their 6-0 winning streak on Wednesday when they beat the North Delta Sundevils 4-2. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Dominant polo play University of Maryland’s Allison Campbell, who is from Maple Ridge, was chosen as Collegiate Water Polo Association Player of the Week again after her team, the Terrapins, had a successful weekend during their spring break trip to California. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

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Mayor tosses out first bowl A local lawn bowling club will host its season opener this Sunday. by Sylver McLaren smclaren@mrtimes.com

George Cubiss used to play crown green bowling in England before he came to Canada 10 years ago. Now the avid lawn bowler is one of about a 100 members of the Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club who are looking forward to opening day this Sunday. At noon, Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin will bowl the first bowl to open the season and everyone is welcome to come and watch, said Cubiss, the club’s games chair. “The mayor comes every year to deliver the first bowl,” Cubiss explained. “And then we walk around the green with a piper, play a couple of games, followed by a potluck supper” he added. Cubiss said the Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club, at 11445 232nd St., is know as “the best bowling club in the Vancouver and district area.” They have even produced a Canadian lawn bowling champion in Duncan Holness. They are one of four clubs to have Henselite artificial bowling carpet, all other clubs use real grass. “Looking after real grass is a science, and very expensive,” Cubiss said. The artificial surface, which gets vacuumed and swept, cost the club $180,000 about five years ago. “We are very lucky to have a green team to look after it. Everything here is volunteer,” said long-time member Nita Clark. “People perceive this as a seniors’ game, but in fact, it’s fun for all ages,” said Cubiss. Future competitions include the open men’s triples on April 22, provincial men’s on June 8, 9, and 10, and provincial ladies June 11, 12, and 13.

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Maple Ridge Lawn Bowling Club members George Cubiss and Nita Clark are prepared for the opening of the club this Sunday at noon.

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Pedal pusher Dave Hardie adjusted a bike as team mechanic for the Local Ride bike racing team of Maple Ridge. Four racers on Saturday and eight on Sunday took part in the 109kilometre training race series hosted by Escape Velocity Cycling Club, held on Saturday, March 24 in Langley.

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Mother’s Day

Vistas Run adds family route

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Vistas Run, which will take place on Sunday, May 13. The event draws walkers and runners from across the Lower Mainland who participate year after year in support of Ridge Meadows Hospice Society. The timed portion of the Vistas Run includes a five- and 10-kilometre route through Kanaka Creek Park. This year, to celebrate Mother’s Day, a new route has been added. The four-kilo-

metre Family Fun Walk takes participants along a manicured gravel trail passing farm animals and local scenery, then turns around after taking in the vistas view in Kanaka Creek Regional Park. Strollers and leashed pets are welcome on this route to encourage family fitness. Vistas Run also welcomes “All-Stars” on all of the routes – those who wish to collect pledges on behalf of RMHS. Go to www.vistasrun.com for more information.

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TRETHEWEY, Richard Bowman Mar 10, 1923 - Mar 19, 2012 Richard’s family is saddened to announce his passing on Monday, March 19, 2012 at Ridge Meadows Hospital at the age of 89. Richard was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Edgar, brothers Alan and Bill, first wife Leslie and son Geoffrey. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, brother J.O. and sister-in-law Marlene, sister Phyllis (Watt), daughters Sharon (Stewart) and Gail (Pearce), sons -in-law Ken and Cam, and grandchildren Jacqueline, Trevor, Heather, Rory, Meghan and Silas. Richard was a Flying Officer and later a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII, flying Cansos (flying boats) over the Indian Ocean based in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). He continued his RCAF career postwar in Canada, flying Search and Rescue missions in the arctic, and working as a recruiting officer until his three brothers Alan, Bill and J.O. invited him to join their businesses in Abbotsford. After retiring from business, he purchased and operated the family farm, Coniagas Ranch, in Maple Ridge. Richard was an enthusiastic volunteer for Ducks Unlimited Canada, Delta Waterfowl, B.C. Wildlife Federation, and the Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem. The family will welcome friends and relatives to a celebration of Richard’s life at Meadow Gardens Golf Club, 19675 Meadow Gardens Way, Pitt Meadows, Thursday, April 5 from 2 to 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire a donation may be made to a charity of their choice. "Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear."

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2012. Born in India (1933), our loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt came to Canada in 1972. She lived in Honeymoon Bay and Surrey before spending the final years of her life in Coquitlam. Known as a social butterfly, Harpreet had an infectious laugh and loved the company of her loved ones. Whether in person or on the phone, she was often found sharing a laugh, celebrating a success or offering support to her family and friends. Harpreet will be sorely missed by all those she touched. Funeral arrangements have been made for this Saturday March 31 at 10:30 am at Valley View Funeral Home (14660 - 72 Ave), Surrey BC.

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General Employment

Office Personnel

DRAFTSMEN AGI-ENVIROTANK in Biggar, SK. requires draftsmen. Relocation to Biggar required. $25-40hr DOE. Experience in oilfield tank assembly and autodesk inventor is an asset. Send resume to: info@envirotank.com or fax: 306-948-5263

Required F/T for busy Langley office. $12/hr + Benefits. Applicant should have an eye for detail and proficiency in Microsoft Office & Excel. Email: employment@pwpltd.com www.POINTWEST.ca

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WELDERS AGI-Envirotank in Biggar, SK. requires journeymen welders. Relocation to Biggar required. $30hr DOE. Oilfield tank assembly experience would be an asset. Company offers a comprehensive benefit package. Send resume to: info@environtank.com or fax: 306-948-5263.

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Sterling Fleet Outfitters, a leading OEM approved equipment distributor, is now hiring installers with the following skills being desired. • Willingness to work as part of a team • Willingness to learn • Leadership skills • 12V automotive wiring experience • 120V experience • Fluent in English language • Experience in welding & metal fabrication • Wages & benefits will vary with experience • Mon-Friday 7-4:30 Send resume to sfoinc@telus.net Or fax to 604.576.2305

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CATS. Fixed - male and female rescued cats. Free to good, n/s indoor homes only. 604-513-9310

PB RAGDOLL kittens, vet ✔ 1st shots, dewormed, health guar., $450 & up Cel # 604-477-9961

REG/BELGIAN SHEPHERD Malinois pups, top European working bloodlines. Avail end April vet checked, vac. 1-250-333-8862 weldonbay@gmail.com

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PET’S STAIN & SCRATCH on Wood, Granite, Stone, Grout? Call FIN Wood Stone Tile CARE 778-889-7106, member BBB A+

4020 SAVE A LIFE. Wonderful rescue dogs from Foreclosed Upon Pets. Spay/neutered, regular vaccinations & rabies, microchipped. $449 adoption fee, avail at your local Petcetera stores.

YELLOW LAB p/b puppy. No papers. 1 male, 4 mo. Dewormed, 1st shot. $400. 778-373-1234

CORNER COMPUTER DESK $55. Household air purifier $45. Black leather armchair $75. TV entertainment unit $50. OBO. 604-463-0466

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Tools & Equipment

Dogs

6 YR old fem doberman black and tan, spayed, healthy, good with kids & people. Grt watchdog. $250. 604-820-8484 604-626-5617

Craftsman 10 inch Radial arm saw, $500 obo, good condition, 604-465-4449

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Tim Stephens' Astral Reflections Aries March 21 - April 19: Your energy, charisma and clout remain high, and now, at last (Wednesday onward) you can charge ahead effectively, give orders, ask favours, impress the right/key people, and start important projects. (In doing so, remember that your luck is high in earnings and sales, so a good project would be monetary: to earn more, sell, buy – “lock in” money favour by starting a job, business, etc. now.) A government or similar obligation (taxes) hangs over you – solve this. Romance calls Sunday/Monday – answer! Tackle chores midweek. Relationships excite, confuse and climax, Thursday on. Taurus April 20-May 20: Lie low, rest and contemplate. Wednesday onward, plan future actions. This day ends recent delays, mistakes and indecisiveness. Lie low, rest and contemplate. Wednesday onward, plan future actions. This day ends recent delays, mistakes and indecisiveness. Your money picture looks better now into early August. It’s an excellent time to seek employment, especially before mid-May and after late June. Settle into home Sunday/Monday. Romance, pleasure, beauty and creativity lure you Tuesday/Wednesday. Tackle chores, Thursday/Friday. Someone wants you and doesn’t want you, Saturday. Gemini May 21-June 20: Delays, mistakes and indecision end – technically Wednesday, but it can take you awhile to get back in the rhythm. By April 10 you’ll be fully confident and ready to act, and by the 13th (onward) your hopes will return solidly. That leaves the present week – despite some uncertainties, you are beginning to radiate a new, gentle charm; this is the beginning of a four-month phase during which others (Aries? Aquarius?) will be attracted to you, even as mate material. You’re back on the rise, Gemini! (But don’t push it before September.) Best travel day: Sunday. Love day: Friday.

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Cancer June 21-July 22: Recent delays and mistakes end. They affected your career, prestige, legal, travel and intellectual pursuits. Your ambitions come into sharp focus – be ready to act on them next week. (This week is best spent reconnoitring, planning.) Your inner life grows sweeter over the next four months – old allies return, things go well with government links, and you luxuriate in moments of solitude. It’s a good phase to make family and property decisions. You might end things with a Libra – to both your benefit. Money’s lucky Sunday/Monday – chase it. Midweek’s friendly. Caution Thursday p.m. Leo July 23-Aug. 22: There’s always a reason. When you contemplate the last 15 years and the love disappointments that might have occurred, remember this. When you contemplate the next 15 years, include two things: 1) sex gets better; 2) past deception ends. The four months ahead boost your popularity, your happiness and playfulness. Someone’s flirting! A rather big wish involving travel or earnings will come true.This week, recent delays and indecisions end (technically, Wednesday morning). Your energy and charisma soar Sunday/Monday. Chase money midweek. Travel, friends late week. Be home, Saturday. Virgo Aug. 23-Sept. 22: Delays and mistakes (especially in relationships) end Wednesday. Now forward, chase new investments (or solve debt problems) seek intimacy with someone compelling, charge into lifestyle changes, commitments, research and (health, etc.) diagnosis. You’re going to take some significant action in one or more of these sectors before July. Tuesday begins four months of unusual favour from higher-ups, parents and VIPs – propose a project or two. You might be promoted. Lie low, research and plan Sunday/Monday. Your energy and charisma surge midweek. Money needs caution Thursday/Friday.

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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Libra Sept. 23-Oct. 22: Delays and indecision end. You’re free to proceed with new ventures, especially in work and relationships. The 15 months ahead promote success with members of the opposite sex. (Sweet understandings now to August, cheerful agreement September to June 2013. Marriage possible – but better if he/she shows after July 3.) These 15 months also boost your success in legal, international, higher education, cultural, publishing and far travel zones. Your popularity rises Sunday/Monday. Someone flirts. Retreat, rest and contemplate midweek. Your energy, charisma surge Thursday/Friday. Scorpio Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Tackle chores. Ambition’s lucky Sunday/Monday. Recent delays and mistakes end. If an old flame reappeared lately, now it ends or proceeds. Huge love and sexual attractions loom, this April right into June 2013. Lust and love, lust and marriage, are different things, with different motives. Great good luck and karmic “tests” mingle deeply here: so proceed, but realize everything’s complex. Listen to clues, and check with your intuition. One thing’s fairly simple: marrying (or divorcing) is lucky until June, and quite unlucky (bad karma) from September 2012 to February 2014. Sagittarius Nov. 22-Dec. 21: Recent delays and indecision melt away; you’re free to advance. Loving Venus enters your sign of partnership and relocation Tuesday, to stay until early August. Others will treat you with grace and affection. In addition, lucky Jupiter enters this same zone in June, to stay for a year. Love and luck! Yet difficult karma inhabits this area until Aug. 30. I’d wait. Partnering, relocation, fame, public interfacing, litigation – all might be a sweet trap to August. Sunday/Monday is wise, loving. Be ambitious midweek. Popularity, optimism Thursday/Friday. Retreat Saturday.

April 1-7, 2012 Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Delays, mistakes and conundrums end (technically, Wednesday). Soon, too, a barrier will fall in a legal, educational, publishing, fame or international situation, perhaps one involving real estate, a family member, or “putting an end” to something. Messages that had been delayed or lost show up now. Your work scene grows much more pleasant to August and health improves – still, difficult karma creeps through these zones, so accept gladly what comes, but don’t pursue more. (This summer begins a huge increase in work for you, to mid-2013.) Climb a career ladder Thursday/Friday. Aquarius Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Delays, mistakes end Wednesday. Fifteen years of indecision is also ending now. Little by little, every month, every year for the next 15, you will grow more firm in your convictions and choices. Drug/alcohol use will abate. Back to normal. Travel, talk, writing, details, errands surround you in April – get going! Your romantic, creative, speculative and child-oriented zones glow with sweet affection Tuesday – for four months. In June, even more good luck comes to these, for a year. It will be hard to escape love! But a subtle trap might exist here until September: be patient. Pisces Feb. 19-March 20: Personal indecision and outer delays end Wednesday, but it can take you a week or so to firmly find your feet and direction again. Next week (especially April 9, late, and 10) will be a superb time to chase money and prestige. This week, money’s a prime theme also, but a partner or a financial opportunity might be unstable, reluctant or delayed: be patient. Your home, family, security and property zone fills with affection and luck Tuesday to August. And an even bigger luck comes this June, to mid-13. Still, karmic traps might lurk: be patient until September. Mysteries, late week. timstephens@shaw.ca • Reading: 604-560-1269


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE is hereby given that Creditors and others having claims against the Estate of Fred Joseph Wharton otherwise known as Fred Wharton, Deceased, who died on October 29, 2011, are hereby required to send them to the under signed c/o #205 2922 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 2P5, before April 30, 2012, after which date the Executrix will distribute the said Estate among the parties entitled thereto, having regard to the claims of which she has notice. CAROLYN JOY BRITO, Executrix of the Estate of Fred Joseph Wharton otherwise known as Fred Wharton, Deceased

KING ALBERT COURT

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Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U.

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GARAGE SALE

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PARK TERRACE

401 Westview St, Coq

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

Spacious Bach, 1 BR, 2 BR & 3 BR Apts. Rent incls heat & hot water. Resident Mgr.

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COQ 2 BR, 2bath condo, inste wd, d/w, fp, deck, gym/pool, rec rm, u/g prkg, nr Coq Ctr, $1300, ns/np, May 1. Call 604 512-8725

COQ, LOUGH MALL. Lrg, bright 2 BR, top flr. 1,000 sf. N/p. $950 incl heat, h/w & prkg. Nr Skytrain & SFU. Wanda, 604-939-0944 or Adam, 604-771-7148. Avail now.

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 936-1225

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

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

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

NORTH BURNABY

Pine Ridge Housing Co-op has opened its wait list for 1 BDRM, 2 BDRM & 3 BDRM Townhouses, $729, $957, & $1123 with a $2,000, $2,800 & $3,300 share purchase. Located in quiet forest setting on Burnaby Mnt. Close to SFU, schools, transit & shopping. Enjoy the feel of country living within minutes of the city. Sorry, no subsidies available. Community involvement expected.

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Co-ops

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

CALYPSO COURT

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

COQ 2 BR apartment $970, hot water & parking included, quiet complex, no pets. 778-316-4777.

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Apt/Condos

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Co-ops

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

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Contracting

INTERIOR Project Manager Turnkey Service Glenn @ 778-873-8300

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Electrical

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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Excavating

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Call Ryan: 604-329-7792

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Flooring/ Refinishing

Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

COQ/BBY, near Lougheed Mall/ bus/park, 5 BR house, 2 full baths, 2 kitchens, f/p. N/S, Ref. Avail now. Call 604-785-1699 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK - 9557 Williams, 3 bdrm, 1 bath, cozy HOUSE on 49’x171’lot, Exc investment. $888/M

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Lawn & Garden

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BBY, 13TH Ave, nr skytrn/school/ park, 1 BR or 2 BR, $700 - $750. Apr 1, NP/NS. 604-617-9688

BBY CENTRAL. Large, 3 BR, big livrm, dinrm, f/p, w/d, 2 bath, carport, storage. Near BCIT, SFU, BGH, Metrotown & transit. May 1. N/S & N/P. 604-298-6874

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

Gutters

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New Construction - Renovations. Guaranteed. Great Rates! Call Paul • 604-897-2453

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Handyperson

ARRANGE HANDYMAN Home & Office Specialist Glenn @ 778-873-8300

One call does it all...

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Patios/Decks/ Railings

BBY, N. SFU area. New, big 2 BR bsmt. 5 appl, own laundry, radiant heat, prkg. Ns/np. Includes hydro. 604-420-3269 or 604-760-7043

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

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

COQ, LANSDOWNE. 1 BR + den. 1,100 sf. Patio. $900/mo + 1⁄3 util. Immed. Ns/np. 604-338-5473

Renovations & Home Improvement

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

Paving/Seal Coating

Plumbing

MRIDGE BROOKSIDE Gardens 3 BR newly reno’d, 5 appl, fenced yard, Avail April 1, ★Pets Welcome ★ 778-835-0748

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Roofing

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Townhouses Rent

6605

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

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

8220

COQ, North Road/Como Lake. 1 BR. $800 incl hydro/cbl. Priv w/d. Ns/np. Near SFU. 604-936-0634

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

942-5394

Low Cost Bathroom Remodeling 604-467-1030 call 7days/wk

Moving & Storage

COQ 3121 Pattulo. 2 BR bsmt, f/bath, own w/d, all appl. $950 incl util. 2 min to Coq Centre. Great location! Immed. 778-688-2594

''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

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P/U or delivery. Covered storage. (604) 644-1878

COQ 1BR glvl ste, NS/NP, like new, clean, nr Coq Centre, avail April 1st, shr’d w/d, prkg, $725 incls hydro, 604-941-4659

Free Est.

8205

COQ CENTRE. Big 2 BR. Priv w/d. Nr bus. $1000/mo incl hydro. April 1st. Ns/np. 604-942-5380

POCO, bright, 2 BR g/l ste, full bath, patio, fncd yrd, w/d, alarm, nr amens, N/s, N/p, refs, $1000, Apr 1. 604-720-4910 aft 3pm

8240

• Waterproofing • Aluminum Awnings • Custom Aluminum Railings • Deck Renovations

Suites/Partial Houses

6602

BBY, N. Finished room for rent. Sh’d kitchen/bath & w/d. Ns/np. $500/mo. Also 2 BR finished suite for rent. $950/mo. Both incl hydro/ cable. Avail now. 604-299-3695

FERREIRA HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Hot Water Tanks, Pipes, Drains, Furnaces, Jacuzzi Installations 24hr Emergency Repairs

8185

Suites/Partial Houses

UNITED VINYL SUNDECKS LTD.

JIM’S MOWING 604-310-JIMS (5467) www.jimsmowing.ca

604-317-4729

Window Cleaning Gutter Cleaning Pressure Washing Building Siding Cleaning Registered & Insured Residential/Commercial

604-376-7842

www.skyviewroofing1.com

david@dbwindowcleaning.com

A Eastwest Roofing & Siding Re-roofing, Gutter, Free Est, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-812-9721, 604-783-6437

604-630-3300

To advertise call

Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance

Call ThE Experts

Seniors Discount

PATIOS, DECKS, RAILINGS

We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac

FREE ESTIMATES

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

8195

Painting/ Wallpaper

ALLQUEST PAINTING

ABBOTSFORD • SURREY • RICHMOND

Quality Work You Can Trust!

Stronghold Ventures Inc. is a manufacturer of railings and patio covers. They can be custom made to fit any application. An aluminum patio cover ca provide extra outdoor living space, and it can also protect you from the sun, rain or snow. We have been partnered in this industry for over 22 years.

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

Insured/WCB

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

8200

888 8881

1 to 3 Men

$

2 BDRM, 1 Full Bath, Great west Maple Ridge location. Beautifully finished 2 yr old bright grnd level suite. $1200/mth incls utils, d/w, w/d, cable & internet. No pets, ns. 604-831-3487 Avail April 15.

• We’re in the Big Green Trucks

AFFORDABLE MOVING

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

6602

Houses - Rent

TOTAL LANDSCAPE SUPPLY SERVICES Since 1979

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Run your private party merchandise ad until you cancel

Suites/Partial Houses

HOME SERVICES

Hardwood Floor Refinishing

CLASSIFIED SELLS

6602

A33

778-997-9582

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REAL ESTATE Real Estate Services

6005

For Sale by Owner

6015

6035

Mobile Homes

MOBILE HOMES

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ED GOSS Park Georgia Realty

SELLING /BUYING Serving you for 28 years www.edgoss.com Call 604-644-0141

673 Homes 62 businesses FSBO Sell your home, only $99. 604-574-5243 Sry Boundary Pk immaculate 2340sf 4br 2.5ba $789,900 778-218-9637 id5510 Sry Centre ground level 1500sf 2br 2ba 45+ tnhouse $254,900 868-7716 id5516 Sry E Newton near new, 4200sf 6br 5.5ba w/suite, $719K 778-846-8047 id5517

6020 Renee Dubois

Mobile Mortgage Specialist TD Canada Trust. 778-686-5107 renee.dubois@td.com

Condos/ Townhouses

6008

6008-18

New Westminster

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

Houses - Sale

6020-01

Real Estate

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Difficulty Making Payments?

No Equity? Expired Listing? Penalty? We Take Over Payments! No Fees!

www.GVCPS.ca / 604-812-3718

www.bcforeclosures.com 3 BR home from $18,500 down $1,710/mo. 604-538-8888, Alain @ Sutton WC Realty W. Rock

6020-14

New and Used Homes Service Work Available Park Spaces Available QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES

1-800-339-5133

1978 - 14’ Wide 2 BR, 1 bth, in Ruskin MHP, $39,900 with $499 pad rent. Pet OK. Also pads avail for a new sgle or dbl wide. 604830-1960 glenbrookhomes.net

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

LANGLEY Park Like Setting newly renod, air conditoning, seniors 2 BR double wide, ample decks/storage, 5 mins from shops and hospital. Electrical certified. #18-4426 232nd Street $48,000. 604-534-2997 NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960

6050

Out Of Town Property

Langley/ Aldergrove

N. WEST: 2 BR, sunny west exp, W/D, rentals/pets ok. $219,900. HIRA • Sutton• 604-318-9474

6008-28

Richmond

SAT/SUN, 2-4, Unit #514 - 9651 Glendower Drive. 3 BR, 2 baths. Newly reno’d. Centrally located. Michael Lepore, Royal LePage Westside, 604-295-3974. Visit website for photos & floor plans. www.AccoladeRealEstate.ca

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7243 199 Street, Langley Beautiful 4 BR family home with legal bsmt ste, central location, $629,000. Sutton West Coast RUPE MANN 778 240-7914

6020-34

Surrey

HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, future developement, good investment. $695K 604-324-0655

6025

Industrial/ Commercial

Commercial Property Kingsway BBY, 5% return, good investment. Price $1,595K. 604-324-0655

www.househunting.ca

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:

AUTOMOTIVE 9110

Collectibles & Classics

9129

Luxury Cars

30th ANNUAL SWAP MEET Sunday Apr. 15th 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

★Cars ★ Parts ★ Collectibles★ Maple Ridge Fair Grounds ( 105th & Lougheed Hwy ) Admission $2.00 Jake 604-941-7791

9125

Domestic

9155

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

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

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

2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $87,980. 604-781-7614.

9130

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1991 FORD F250, 7.3 deisel ext cab, 198K, incls camperette/hitch, 1 owner, $4900, 604-430-5596 1992 DODGE Dakota pick-up, extra cab, auto, a/c, V6, aircared, runs good $1100obo. 604-984-7574

2001 Acura CL

Fully loaded 2001 Acura CL in great condition inside and out, and runs really well. • Black on black leather interior • Power everything (seats, mirrors, windows, sunroof) • Heated front seats • 6 disc CD player with bose sound system • Automatic transmission with triptronic shifting • Comes with winter, and all season tires; both in great shape • Air conditioning • 109,000 km • HID headlights • Dual exhaust

Asking $7,500 Please call 604.316.4342 2002 PONITAC Grand Am CE, 120K, exc cd, new trans. Must see/drive. $3,200. 604-582-5815 2005 CAVALIER 59,000k’s, 2 dr, 5 spd, stnd, 1 owner, a/c, tilt, am/ fm CD $3100. Ph 604-823-4422

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

1973 TRIUMPH 750 Bonneville, runs great, Mikuni carbs, K&N filters, $3950. well maint. extra partS, 604-792-6404 (lve mess.)

9135

Parts & Accessories

SELF-SERVE DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS OVER A THOUSAND VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM

WEEKLY SPECIALS Mar. 31 - Apr. 6, 2012

Engines - Gas ..............$9595 Transmissons ................$4995 Starters...........................$1795 Alternators .....................$1795 Bumper Covers - Composite .................$5995 All Bucket Seats..............$1995 All Bench Seats...............$2495 Any plain Steel Wheel........ $795 Hours: 8:30am-5pm 7 Days A Week www.pickapart.ca

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

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

SPRING SPECIAL!

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

We can sell your stuff. Give us a call. 604.630-3300

WE GUARANTEE IT!

6075

Sunshine Coast

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

HOT SPOT FOR SALE

For information

604-630-3300

Vans

2002 DODGE Caravan SE, 3.3L, 105,844km, white, a/c, f/load, exc cond, $4250, 604-988-1253

2002 GMC Avalanche, Special Edition, 4x4, 5.3 Vortec, 130K, Alarm, Keyless Entry, Dual Climate Control, A/C, Sunroof, Heated Mirrors, Rear Defrost, Heated Leather Seats, compass, New Tires, Tow Pkg, Backseats fold into bed, Immaculate Condition, Private Sale, $11,700 or fair offer, Please call 604-308-3167

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

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

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

9160

Sports & Imports

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

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

9129

9145

9522

Boats

RV’s/Trailers

1996 ITASCA Class A M/H 28ft, new awning, exc cond. 100,000 kms. $16,000 obo. 604-574-3141

2007 SALEM 27 RLSS travel trailer, lge slide, sep bdrm, like new, n/s. $18,500. 604-613-4370 More pics: sideroads@mail.com 1997 HONDA Civic 2 doors, Black, mint condition, a/c, auto, 300,000km, $2750. 604-988-9925, 778-708-4247 2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, nice cond. $8,000. 778-227-2010

792-1221

Toll-Free: 1-866-843-8955

9515

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

1-(360)395-5525. bubba@wavecable.com

rhero aise the supe LE DEAL! Pr Tights . es lin 3 UNBELIEVAB in e of this vehicl capabilities 630-3300. nal. Call 604tio op pe ca and

9173

1995 GMC Safari van, AWD, well maintained, aircared, loaded, 272K kms $1995. 604-832-3283

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

9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA

Recreation Property

2007 PT CRUISER. Hot deal! Auto, low kms, very clean. Cream exterior, grey interior. A/C. Mag wheels. Spoiler. Aircared. Rear wiper. $6,995 obo. 778-242-2018 2008 PONTIAC WAVE, auto, 4 dr sedan, high kms, runs great, white, $4500 firm. 604-538-9257

Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners)

6065

Sports & Imports

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

1990 OLDS Ciera 6 cyl auto, very clean, 115,000 km, a/c, $2,500 obo 604-465-5103

1994 FORD Thunderbird, mint 145,000 k loaded, 2nd owner, maroon, $3 700 obo 604-392-3996

9160

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.

Scrap Car Removal

2008 SPORTSMEN 28’ 5th wheel, all equip’d, spotless. $19,900 obo. 604-230-2728

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

604-761-7175

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

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 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $25,900. 604-999-4097

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

2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 4door Automatic 205,000 kms,1 lady owner, mint, pwr wnds/ sunroof, heat seats, roof/bike rack $4,999. Call (604) 983-6967

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1996 TOYOTA Corolla 257,000 kms, Reliable, recently serviced; 4 good snow tires on own rims; selling because I inherited a newer car, $2,700. Call: (604) 984-9827

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KEEPING YOU SAFE & DRY

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300 denier PU coated oxford polyester Inner and outer jacket CSA Z96-09 Class 2 Level 2 3M Scotchlite™ reflective tape 100% waterproof and windproof All seams taped and heat sealed Sizes: XS-5XL Hi-Viz Yellow/Green INNER VEST FEATURES: • quilted lining • removable sleeves • comfort collar • 2 large front cargo pockets • 2 inner pockets • reversible to black

OUTER PARKA FEATURES: • quilted lining • adjustable hood folds into collar • 2 large front cargo pockets • 2 inner pockets • full front zipper with snap closure storm flap • 7” side zippers for greater mobility • storm cuffs

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SALE PRICE $127.99

OUTER PARKA FEATURES • fully mesh lined • adjustable wrists • 2-way zipper with snap closure storm flap • 2 radio phone clip straps • 2 outer pockets, 1 cell phone pocket • 4 inner pockets • detachable hood

REG PRICE: $159.99

SALE PRICE $12799

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