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City staffer risking return to education Laurie Darcus will start a two-year master’s of archeology program this fall at SFU.

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This September, thousands of kids and young adults will be hitting the books again as schools, colleges, and universities re-open for the fall session. But one 51-year-old will join those ranks as a full-time student after a long career in municipal affairs. Laurie Darcus, currently director of corporate services with the City of Pitt Meadows, will start on her master’s degree in archeology at SFU this fall, a two-year effort. After completing her BA with a double major in archeology and anthropology a few years ago, Darcus thought she was done studying. The decision to go back to school full-time came to Darcus when she was in Ethiopia from April 26 to June 13 doing research on grinding stones. “I think I had to be While it’s a huge risk for at a point in my life Darcus quitting a stable job, she said there’s a where I could take point in one’s life when risks.” one has to accept signs, Laurie Darcus follow a passion, and “make life worthwhile.” “It’s a risk, a big risk, a huge risk,” Darcus said, “but here I go.” While she started university after high school, with plans for a career in journalism, Darcus said she doesn’t regret not finishing then – financial circumstances didn’t allow her to continue. Now, though, at 51, with her mortgage paid off, she’s ready to take the plunge. “I think I had to be at a point in my life where I could take risks,” Darcus said. Darcus’s great-grandmothers on both sides were First Nations, which initially sparked her interest in archeology and anthropology: “I was interested in finding out about the world views of my ancestors,” she said. But when she started doing field work in Africa three years ago, she really found her passion. In 2009, she went as a student to do field work in Benin in western Africa. In 2010, she returned as a volunteer and supervisor, this time helping the Beninese learn how to do archeological work. Because a lot of the history of the Beninese is written by the colonial powers, they are often portrayed as “savages,” whereas current archeological work shows the society was highly developed, with hierarchies and trade systems.

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Ridge woman charged B.C.-wide warrants were issued for the arrest of a Maple Ridge woman and her son, following a police raid on a marijuana store in Vancouver. The warrants were issued for Linda Marlene Klokeid, 51, and her son Mark Thomas Klokeid, 30, of Burnaby last week. Linda Klokeid is charged with three counts of trafficking in a controlled substance. Both are charged with one count each of possession for the purposes of trafficking. • More at www.mrtimes.com

Roadwork by MRSS Roadwork is ongoing in front of Maple Ridge Secondary and will continue until late November between 216th and 222nd streets. The District of Maple Ridge is asking parents to drop off students either on 124th Avenue or southeast of the school at 121st Avenue and Dunbar Street. Go to www.mapleridge.ca for more information about the construction project. • More at www.mrtimes.com

New webcams live Eight new DriveBC webcams are now live on Lougheed Highway, giving drivers a real-time view of the weather and of road conditions in Maple Ridge. “The Lougheed Highway is one of this region’s busiest and most congested roads,” said Blair Lekstrom, minister of transportation and infrastructure. “These new webcams will let regular users and other travellers check for alternate routes and plan ahead for a safe trip,” he added. • More at www.mrtimes.com

School supplies drive Two Maple Ridge businesses are joining forces to raise money for kids’ school supplies. The Back to School Supply drive is sponsored by Wok Box on Lougheed Highway and the Maple Ridge Staples. “Our hope is to raise north of $10,000 by the end of September,” said Phillip Shearcroft, owner of Wok Box. Every time someone donates $5 they will receive a voucher for a free kids meal from Wok Box, also worth $5. • More at www.mrtimes.com

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Pitt Meadows has become a regular on the bluegrass circuit with a regular biweekly bluegrass circle. Now its champions want to take it a step farther and are organizing a mini-bluegrass festival in mid September. The Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts and the BAMA Bluegrass Circle are piloting the one-day festival in the hopes it grows in the coming years. The event will be emceed by bluegrass musician and music teacher Denis Leclerc. The festival, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall, is being dubbed a birthday party for Bill Monroe – the man who coined the term bluegrass and was a pioneer in the musical genre. Monroe would have been 101 years old this September. Bluegrass is experiencing a “big resurgence” all over North America, said Bob Hornsey with Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts. Maria Rantanen/TIMES It’s partly due to the 2000 Rob Hornsey and Denis Leclerc are organizing a bluegrass festival in Pitt movie O Brother Where Art Meadows on Sept. 15. Thou, but Hornsey and Leclerc said there’s also a lot of blueguitar. This is mixed with very playing – and that’s grass elements in indie music complex vocal harmonies to give what really sells a fesand even pop music. a bluegrass sound. tival, Leclerc said. “It’s creeping into all kinds of The roots of bluegrass music “Mini-circles then pop music... it’s really exciting are in country music, but the erupt all over and go music,” Hornsey said. music has evolved and adopted on all night long,” he Leclerc teaches banjo, maninfluences from everything from added. dolin, and fiddle Scottish and At the centre of the at the Bergthorson Celtic music to circle are the play“[Bluegrass is] Academy of Musical old-timey. ers, surrounding them creeping into all kids Arts, and Hornsey Bluegrass are people who aren’t pointed out that half music is very as skilled but want of pop music... it’s of the people comfluid, and it to quietly join in the really exciting.” ing to learn these can blend with music, and the outer Rob Hornsey instruments are other styles circle is the audience between the ages of and produce that just wants to 16 and 20. variations of the style. enjoy the live, spon“They’re the people who really But it all comes down to a taneous music. want to learn banjo and mando“high lonesome” bluegrass The mini-bluelin,” Hornsey said. “To me that’s sound that celebrates the highs grass festival in Pitt an exciting thing because it tells and lows of the plight of ordinMeadows is being me [bluegrass] is alive.” ary people. dubbed as a Happy A bluegrass band traditionally Bluegrass festivals might Birthday Bill Monroe consists of one or two fiddles, a include big name bluegrass event – Monroe’s 101st five-string banjo, a flat-top guibands, but the real music starts birthday would have tar, a standup bass, a Florentine after the show when spontanbeen Sept. 11. mandolin, and a resophonic eous bluegrass circles begin The festival will

take place at the Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall, 12460 Harris Rd. Workshops start at 4:30 p.m. and the main doors open at 7 p.m. There will be a workshop with John Reischman on mastering the mandolin from 4:30 to 6 p.m. There will also be two other bluegrass master classes: a guitar workshop with Lee Watson and a banjo with Nick Hornebuckle. The headliner on the main stage will be John Reischman and the Jaybirds. Just before the main stage event and in between sets, there will be a “jam scramble,” whereby musicians put their name in a hat and they are drawn – one name from the guitar hat, one from the bass hat, and so forth. The musicians chosen then form a group and have 20 minutes to come up with a song, rehearse it, and then they have to perform it. For tickets to the bluegrass mini-festival, call the Bergthorson Academy of Musical Arts at 604-467-6613.

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No human error in mill fire Recent fires in Maple Ridge levelled two homes and a mill’s workshop. by Sylver McLaren

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Human error is not to blame for a fire that burned part of a mill in Ruskin. The Aug. 26 fire destroyed the production shop of the Waldun Forest Products shake and shingle mill, putting 60 people temporarily out of work. A main electrical box, which was not due for inspection until October, has been deemed the cause of the fire, according to the mill’s vice-president Kirk Nagy. “This piece of electrical equipment gets X-rayed annually, and wasn’t due again until October. Everyone tries to do everything right, so it was a relief to hear that it wasn’t human error,” he said. Some of the displaced employees will return to work at a nearby mill that the company has leased. “The plan is to lease a small mill and hopefully that will start up in the second or third week of September,” Nagy said. Cleanup will begin next week and the company is currently pursuing cleanup and rebuilding quotes. In the second incident, which happened Aug. 23, two homes at the corner of 113th Avenue and 223rd Street were levelled and left seven people homeless. An investigation into the cause of that fire was concluded by the fire department, however the cause is still under investigation by police. “Part of the investigation has been turned over to the RCMP. But just because the RCMP are involved doesn’t necessarily mean there was any criminal activity – it

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Country girl at heart plays music by ear

A teen from Maple Ridge became a YouTube sensation by posting covers of her favourite songs. by Sylver McLaren smclaren@mrtimes.com

It all started about 14 months ago when Rachel Gibson posted a cover of Nicki Minaj’s Super Bass on YouTube. The Maple Ridge singer, songwriter, and musician played the guitar while singing her unique rendition of Minaj’s hit song. Ever since then she has become somewhat of a YouTube sensation. Rachel, who is also known as Ray, has since posted 36 covers and six original songs. She taught herself how to play the piano and guitar. Ray’s mom, Maureen Chapman said she can play any instrument by ear. “She has a strong creative intelligence. It’s a special gift she’s got,” said Chapman. “Rachel has also been taking voice lessons for the last four months with Spencer Welch Vocals,” Chapman added. Most of her cover songs on YouTube are by country music idols like Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Carrie Underwood, but there are a few others in the mix of musicians like Adele, Fun, and Katy Perry. “I would post them on YouTube and people started showing them to their friends, and then they would request songs, and that is how it all started,” Ray explained. In February Brett Stair of Stairway Entertainment spotted her on the Internet. “When I found Ray on YouTube I was so impressed with her natural ability as a singer and a musician. She is fantastic on the piano and guitar and plays both by ear,” he said. “Her tone of voice is so amazing and one that I couldn’t stop listening to,” admitted Stair. She is a hard worker and driven to succeed as an artist, Stair said. Ray has travelled to Los Angeles twice to write songs and meet with her management team. While there, she co-wrote and recorded 13 original songs.

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YouTube sensation Ray Gibson is an up-and-coming country singer and songwriter from Maple Ridge. While in L.A., and on Ray’s 18th birthday a few months ago, Underwood, a former American Idol winner, posted Ray’s cover of Underwood’s song Good Girl. “That was the best birthday present I ever got,” she said. Although Ray was already growing a large YouTube following, Underwood’s acknowledgement of the cover gave Ray a huge boost in views. In fact, the view count for Good Girl is

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Ministers all in a family way I have to admire Kevin Falcon Families First message to heart. for taking his boss’s message so Minister Mary McNeil has realseriously. ized that her 13 grandchildren His boss, the Premier, might just miss her too much. Family have actually been his underling, must come first. if the party base hadn’t decided In her statement, she said her they wanted a fresh face instead decision came after “much disof a party stalwart to lead them cussion with my family over the through the muck left behind by summer” – really? – and, while Gordon Campbell. there were many factors influenAfter a year and half of kowcing her decision to quit politics, towing to his former rival for “The most important for me was by Maria Rantanen the party leadership, Falcon has my family, especially my thirteen announced he needs to spend wonderful grandchildren, who more time with his family – just I know have lost out on quallikes she’s been shouting from the rooftops, ity time with their grandmother these past four preaching from the political podium: Families years.” First. Aw... all those cookies that she wasn’t able to (What else could be the first priority for a govbake over the past four years, all those sleepernment? Canines First? Cars First? Who of us overs at grandma’s that didn’t happen, all the doesn’t belong to some kind of a family?) Christmas presents bought at the last minute. So, Falcon has embraced the Families First Everyone knows the best time of your life is as agenda and is calling it quits for “both personal a grandparent. and practical reasons.” Even Education Minister George Abbott has His official statement lets us know that, not drunk the Families First Kool-Aid. only does his daughter need to see daddy more, In his statement last week announcing he he and his wife are expecting another baby in wouldn’t be seeking re-election, he realized February, and anyone who knows anything “what a sacrifice it requires from the families of about being a finance minister will realize that those who choose to serve.” “the lead-up to a budget and its delivery in So he has repented and will soon be spending February is a time of great stress and pressure.” more time with his wife Lesley and his children. So, he plans to be around for the baby’s delivI’d personally love it if politicians gave more ery. (Whatever happened to the hospital just creative reasons for quitting, like, “I’m too menocalling dad to let him know if it’s a boy or girl? pausal to make rational decisions,” or, “I’ve Who needs fainting fathers around?) starting writing that novel I’ve been meaning to What I don’t understand is, if he wanted to be do for 10 years,” or, “My wife said she’d leave leader of the BC Liberals and hence the premier me if I’m not home more” – well, that gets back of the province a year and a half ago, when his to the Families First thingy – or how about just, daughter was a year old, why has his family “I’ve been neglecting my dahlias for too long”? become a priority right now? Or, how about an honest reason: “I don’t want Wouldn’t being premier have crimped his famto be part of the Official Opposition.” ily lifestyle even more? So with all these politicians being so considerate of their families, placing them higher in priI guess the Premier’s message was just too ority than public service, I’m wondering if our compelling. local MLA Marc Dalton is a family man, too? Falcon isn’t the only one who has taken the

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Suit against ICBC, not executives I am writing this morning regarding your article, [Suit filed against ICBC executives, Aug. 30, TIMES]. Firstly, it contains a major inaccuracy. There is not one single ICBC executive named in this customer’s suit. Your use of this in the headline and references to “ICBC’s top brass” and “ICBC’s management team” are, therefore, wholly incorrect. Going further, not even one single ICBC employee is being sued. If you had done us the courtesy of contacting us regarding this story, perhaps glaring errors such as this would not have been made. In addition, your story may have contained some balanced reporting. We have a consent form customers can sign that allows us to comment directly on their claim with the media. If this had happened, we could have told you and your readers why we determined this customer 100 per cent at-fault for this crash. As you alluded to, the customer did take his claim through our Claims Assessment Review (CAR) process. This process is overseen by an external and independent decision-maker – not

employed by ICBC – who provides an objective decision about fault. The arbiter is typically an independent adjuster, retired judge, or insurance mediator with knowledge of Motor Vehicle Act liability. The independent arbiter reviews the customer’s written submission, along with the ICBC file material. This independent decision is binding on ICBC. In this customer’s case, the arbiter also ruled this customer to be 100 per cent responsible for the accident.

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Those at the bottom of the totem pole have to pay to see the Olympics. That is just one more sleazy way for us peasants to pay ever more taxes. Of course this rubbish does have to be paid for, while the elite get a free ride. This is is not new, it has been going on for years. The upper crust (speak “freeloader” here) get in for free. It can well be assumed that they will usually tend to have larger incomes, often much larger incomes than the peasants. If it isn’t enough that they get in for free, then the scandalous story broke of their not even picking up their tickets – that is really offensive. Rubbing salt in the wound, as it were. Everyone should pay whatever the price. Everyone, period. The same cost for all. Regardless of who they are, there should absolutely be no exceptions. In a democracy, everyone is supposedly equal. However, that is just a silly and a mindless myth. Anyone believing this nonsense will tend to believe just about anything. Offensive and sickening, eh?

Humphrey was the principal author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. On Aug. 23, 1985, Canada signed the ban on torture! To accept evidence given under torture is supposedly for “our safety.” Evidence given under torture is not reliable, in any case. One probably would say anything, or give any name or accusation if it helped to escape the pain. It would give a false sense of security to rely on evidence from torture! How safe do you feel in a country where any suspect can accuse you under torture of anything to stop the barbaric treatment? Isn’t this what only happens in suppressive dictatorships? The Canadian government, with allowing evidence given under torture, is conveying the message that torture is acceptable and justifiable, and this will encourage further torture. It is barbaric, medieval, against the law, against our commitment to the UN resolutions which any decent and humane country upholds. It is wrong! Bad things do not only happen because of bad people, but also because of good people standing by to let it happen. Please do no let our country go down the slippery slope of condoning torture in whatever form or shape.

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Maple Ridge council

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Masse believes social problems on rise Walkers support Councillor doesn’t want services that enable people to stay in a Parkinson patients cycle of poverty and crime. by Maria Rantanen

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Maple Ridge Councillor Bob Masse thinks that crime and social problems are increasing in downtown Maple Ridge. At Monday’s council workshop, Masse initiated a discussion about the issue, as he believes there’s been an increase in visible crime, drug dealing, and prostitution, and he wants services that help lift people out of the cycle of poverty, addiction, and mental illness. The social problems are “more concentrated” in the downtown area, and they have an impact on

Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin the community, businesses, and said he tries to be a realist vis-a-vis people’s daily lives, he said. the social issues in Maple While Masse said he Ridge, but “I’m not sure believes “all of our [social if it’s worse or better.” service] agencies do work “We have to figure out well,” he’d like to ramp how to break the cycle up solutions that help get for these folks,” he said, people out of the poverty adding that they are all cycle. someone’s daughter, In addition, he quesbrother, mother, or niece. tioned whether the type “A couple guys I went of social services that to school with are on the were in Maple Ridge street... you wonder what attracted more problems. Bob Masse happened,” Daykin said. Masse has a chiropracMaple Ridge councillor Masse would also like tic business in downtown to ensure that property Maple Ridge and, while people comment on the social prob- owners are made to keep up their properties to standards so they lems around the area, he doesn’t don’t attract more problems. think it affects his business. But, District of Maple Ridge staff plan if he had a business where people to bring back statistics on crime were strolling by shopping, they and homelessness to a later council might be affected by these issues, meeting. he said.

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The archeological work was important for the Beninese, because it gave them pride in their past, not having to rely on colonial interpretations of their history. Darcus’s interest has moved from western Africa to the eastern side of the continent, and her work will focus on stones used to grind flour in Ethiopia. The grinding stones were used for millennia to prepare the Ethiopians’ staple food. In the past few years, they have been replaced by electric mills. On the one hand, the switch has freed up about six hours a day for women who can now do chores that children did before. And the children can go to school.

On the other hand, it has changed life for Ethiopians, introducing a cash economy, with changed relationships among cooperative communities. “I’m getting all passionate and excited,” Darcus said, interrupting her own narrative about the Ethiopian grinding stones. Her research will fall under the category of ethnoarcheology: she’ll be interviewing people now to find commonalities in the past. Darcus said she is both nervous and excited about the path she’s taking, but she wants to do what she is truly passionate about. Noting that her father passed away at age 67, Darcus said, “If my life is going to be short, it better be good and rewarding.”

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This Saturday, the community will host a Parkinson SuperWalk – the second time it is being held locally. Last year’s walk raised $3,000 but this year, online donations are already ahead of that, said Edith Elliott, facilitator of Parkinson’s support groups. Walks take place across Canada in September. The Pitt Meadows walk will be on Sept. 8, on SuperWalk weekend. Money from the SuperWalk goes to research, education, and programs organized by the Parkinson society. The Parkinson Society of B.C. facilitates support groups in Maple Ridge. There are two groups, one for people who have Parkinson’s disease and their families, and the other for caregivers. The groups are small but strong, Elliott said, and provide peer counselling, discussions about symptoms, medication, and treatments, and lots of information from the Parkinson Society. The meetings are “absolutely confidential,” Elliott said. “What happens at Parkinson meetings stays at Parkinson meetings.” The meetings attract people who are at varying stages of their “journey” with Parkinson’s, Elliott said, from the newly diagnosed to people who have had the disease for decades. The walk takes place in Pitt Meadows Spirit Square (behind City hall on Harris Road) and starts at 11 a.m. Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. More than 11,000 people in B.C. are affected by Parkinson’s disease – this number is 100,000 in Canada. To register online, go to www.parkinsonsuperwalk.ca.

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Animal welfare

Paws, people pound pavement

A BC SPCA fundraiser will take place on Sept. 9 at the Albion Fairgrounds.

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It’s time to strap a leash on the dog and walk in support of all animals, big and small. It’s a chance to make a life-saving difference for all two- and four-legged friends. The 2012 BC SPCA Paws for a Cause takes place at the Albion Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. (registration at 10 a.m.) “We are going to have live music, doggy games, 50/50 draw and raffle. It’ll be lots of fun,” said Mark Vosper, manager of the Maple Ridge SPCA shelter. “It is difficult to predict how many people will show up. If the weather is good we hope to see 80 to 100,” he added. “We need to make it a success so we can help more animals in our community,” Vosper explained. Online pre-registration closes at the end of day on Sept. 6. Onsite registration will be available the day of the event but only preregistered participants will be able to collect online donations before, during, and after the walk. This year the BC SPCA hopes to raise $1 million for animals in need. “The Scotiabank and BC SPCA

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Nearly 100 dogs and their owners participated in the annual BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk at the Albion Fairgrounds in Maple Ridge last year. Paws for a Cause walk is a fun way to get involved and make a huge impact in the lives of animals in need,” said Farrah Rooney, manager of fundraising events at the BC SPCA. “Our walks include food, fabulous prizes and lots of fun activities for our two and four-legged participants. The best part is that the funds raised help save the lives of thousands of abused, injured, neglected and homeless animals in

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Questions and answers

Go crazy on cherry stumps to be rid of them for good Dear Anne,

How can I tame my boulevard? This has five wild cherry stumps that are still budding, and are homes for ants and their friends. They are surrounded by thick ivy and blackberry plants. Do you have any suggestions how I can eradicate all this?

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lackberry plants and ivy are both resistant to herbicides. That’s why your first move should be cutting back your blackberries and ivy with a lopper. This clears the way for stump removal. After that, you need to decide whether you can cut the stumps down to ground level yourself. If you can’t you should go to a machine rental place and rent a stump grinder. This isn’t cheap, and stump grinding is very hard work and is best done by an experienced operator. After that, string trimming and regular mowing should keep everything under control.

Hydrangea advice needed

Dear Anne,

I have two large hydrangea bushes that look healthy. But in the last two years they have become spindly looking. The blossoms still look great but I feel I’m not pruning them correctly. I’d like them to stay about the same size and look lush. Also I’ve been told I can affect the colour of the blooms by adding something to the soil. Is it fertilizer, or bone meal, or something else?

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’m assuming your hydrangeas are the mophead type with big, dome flowers. It’s best to leave as many dead flower-heads as possible on the plant over the winter. These will help protect the buds below from frost. Spring is the time to prune hydrangeas. Every year it’s best to cut the most spindly shoots down to the ground and also one or two of the oldest, scraggliest

stems. This will encourage vigorous new stems to shoot. The remaining branches that flowered last year can be cut back to fat buds. These will produce flower heads in late summer. If you ever have to deal with a really ugly, lanky hydrangea you can always cut the whole lot down to ground level. Provided it’s not diseased, it will re-shoot. Hydrangeas are very strong shrubs.

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It’s acidity that supports the blue in hydrangea flowers and alkalinity that supports pink ones. Because our soils in B.C. are quite acidic, hydrangeas that are blue when you buy them tend to stay blue as long as you don’t fertilize them with something alkaline, like lime, bone-meal, or mushroom manure. If you do, then pink tones will creep into your blue-flowers which morph into a muddy mauve. If you buy a pink-flowered hydrangea and want to turn it blue, you’ll need to add something acidic like aluminum sulphate. To get hydrangea colour to persist in earth that’s naturally more acidic or more alkaline than the soil it originally grew in, I’m sure you’d need to administer the acidic or alkaline substance several times a year. Otherwise our heavy rains would tend to leach it through the soil.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Regional facility

Food distribution hub gains traction with local producers

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hrough the Invest North Fraser initiative and partnership with the Kate Zanon Is CEO of province’s BC Jobs Plan, a visionPitt Meadows ing session was held on Aug. 22 Economic to help identify the collective distribuDevelopment. Contact her at tion and processing needs for small and kzanon@ medium-sized farms in the North Fraser thinkpittmeadows.ca region (Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Mission) and surrounding areas. Approximately 40 people representing the region attended the session at the by Kate Zanon South Bonson Community Centre in Pitt Meadows. distribution hub, and what type of benefit The idea of a regional agri-food distriit would bring to their business. bution hub is being driven by a number Sheila Martin, owner of FarmHouse of factors. Lifestyle, mentioned that if the food In 2010 and 2011, the Pitt Meadows hub had cold storage it would allow her Economic Development Corporation company to have access to product year(PMEDC) had a two-phase agri-food strat- round. egy completed, which suggested the conSteve Pelton, owner of Kitchen Pick, cept and benefits of a distribution hub. said if he had assistance with logistics A community forum that kicked off the and distribution it would allow him to Invest North Fraser and the province’s access new markets. Candace Gordon, BC Jobs Plan community pilot project chair of Golden Ears Feast, said she in December 2011 revealed a collectwould like to see a commercial kitchen as ive interest in an agri-food distribution it would allow growers to value-add their centre. products (i.e. jams, chutnies, syrups, etc). These projects, combined with the It could also serve as a teaching kitchen increasing demand for local food, present- for the region and teach residents how to ed a ripe opportunity to meet with local prepare and preserve their food. growers and processors to understand Several comments shared at the sestheir unique interest in the hub concept. sion suggested that the Consultants Darren volume of product required Stott and Janine de la by many of the established An agri-food Salle facilitated the sessupply companies is beyond distribution centre sion for Invest North what many of the local Fraser. Both of them could be a solution to growers are able to provide. have been working closeAs a result, local growers some obstacles. ly with Vancouver’s New are having a difficult time City Market and a numgetting their product into ber of other agricultural projects throughthe marketplace. out the province and in eastern Canada. The cost of equipment also appeared to The session opened with an overview be a barrier to growth. of what a hub could look like. It’s possible that an agri-food distribuDe la Salle clarified that the idea behind tion centre could be a solution to some a hub is to help the region’s farmers of these obstacles; however, there are a coordinate their efforts and increase their number of items that would need to be opportunities for larger contracts. worked through from governance of the De la Salle offered the scenario that food hub to selecting a site. a hub could offer a breadth of services The consultants are in the process of including food drop-off with cold storage, compiling and analyzing the input providprocessing equipment, marketing, sales, ed by the attendees and will be sharing and distribution services. this information when complete. She stressed to the attendees that the They will also provide the region with hub can really be whatever the locals examples and case studies of successful want it to be and any mix of services agri-food distribution hubs. could work; what is critical is creating If you would like to stay in the know the vision and determining the short and about this project or share your interlong-term goals so we can all start workests on this concept please visit www. ing toward the shared vision. investnorthfraser.com, or connect with Stott ran through a list of questions your local economic development office with the attendees to find out what types through Kate Zanon (604-465-9481) in of services the local growers and procesPitt Meadows, or Sandy Blue (604-467sors may be looking for in an agri-food 7319) in Maple Ridge.

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• The first meeting of the Garibaldi Art Club is at 7 p.m. in the craft room, third floor at The ACT. G.A.C. membership is $50 or $40 for seniors. New members welcome. Info: www. GaribaldiArtClub.com.

September 4

• Maple Ridge Choral Society Choir welcomes new singers. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and the first rehearsal is at 7 p.m. The choir practises at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church,

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• Kanaka open mic features local musician Paul Haskel from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kanaka Creek Coffee, #10124155 102nd Ave., Maple Ridge. Info: 604-463-6727.

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September 6

• Blue Heron Toastmasters meets Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Pitt Meadows City hall. Info: Andrew Thompson 604-460-0339.

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September 6

• Maple Ridge Caregivers Support Group of the Parkinson’s Society B.C. meets from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with Parkinson’s disease. Info: Elinor Verkerk at 604-467-2768 or email jdverkerk@shaw.ca.

September 8

• At the Haney Farmers Market in Memorial Peace Park the tomatoes are ripe and ready. Gourmet Grannies are talking about tomatoes and children will be doing

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September 8

• Meadowridge hosts its eighth Welcome Back to School Community Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a Voice of Nature concert at noon. Alumni wash cars to raise money for the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation. Bring non-perishable food for the Friends In Need Food Bank. The school is at 12224 240th St. Info: www.meadowridge. bc.ca.

September 9

• FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual food celebration and fundraiser, Feast of Fields, will be at Golden Ears Cheesecrafters from 1 to 5 p.m. Feast of Fields is a gastronomic picnic for the palate. Info: www. feastoffields.com.

September 9

• The Port Haney Neighbourhood Change Initiative is holding Port Haney Day from noon to 4 p.m. at Haney House and in Callaghan Park. There will be a Thomas Haney photo booth, artists, musicians, refreshments, draw prizes, Haney House tours, historical displays, and heritage games.

Volunteers needed

• The North Fraser Therapeutic Riding Association is now preparing for their fall 2012 horseback riding program and they are calling for volunteers. This is the place for anyone who enjoys the outdoors, working with wonderful people of all abilities, and loves animals. A volunteer orientation session will be held on Sept. 9 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The fall session begins on Sept. 17. • Full list: www.mrtimes.com

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Youth

Library kept kids kept reading through summer

Medals were handed out to 200 avid readers at a ceremony in Memorial Peace Park. by Maria Rantanen

mrantanen@mrtimes.com

The library rewarded Maple Ridge children on Tuesday for keeping up their reading through the summer. The children lined up patiently – about 200 in all – at Memorial Peace Park on Tuesday to shake hands with Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin and Councillor Corisa Bell and receive their medals at the Summer Reading Club Finale, presided by library manager Caro O’Kennedy. The reading club encourages children to read 15 minutes a day during the summer, and is supported by the B.C. Library Association, the Fraser Valley Regional

children, encouraging parents to Library, the RBC Foundation, spend time every day reading with and the Ministry of Education. their younger children. The program has been runFraser Valley libraries also run ning since 1990 and this year’s teen and adult reading clubs to suptheme was “Strange... but port literacy and a love of reading true.” for entire families. Children are given a readMaple Ridge Library works with ing record when they join, School District 42 to encourage parand then they track their daily ticipation. Library staff visit several reading, earn stickers, solve schools each spring with a travelpuzzles, enter contests, and Maria Rantanen/TIMES ling puppet show to encourage chilwork towards earning the covCaleb and Joshua dren to join and participate in the eted Summer Reading Club medal, explained librarian Rognan received medals Summer Reading Club. This year more than 200 preChristine McFee. for participating in school children joined the library’s “Often children participate the library’s summer Read-To-Me program, and more year after year, and collect and reading program. than 900 school children joined the keep the medals they earn each Summer Reading Club. year,” she added. As soon as a children have completed Summer Reading Club is aimed at chiltheir reading records, they can come up dren in elementary school. To support early to the children’s desk to be awarded their literacy, Fraser Valley Regional Library also medal. runs a Read-to-Me program for pre-school

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Finnigan Roberts received his medal on Tuesday, Aug. 28 for participating in the library’s summer reading program.

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Arts

Hand-hooked rugs hung at art gallery A fibre artist will have her nature-inspired work on display at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery. by Ronda Payne and Troy Landreville

editorial@mrtimes.com

The early years of handhooked rugs were for practicality. They were affordable ways to keep the floor and the body warm. Vancouver-based artist Michelle Sirois-Silver thinks those pioneers of the craft would laugh to know that their early work may be considered art. Certainly Sirois-Silver’s rugs are. Her latest body of work will be on display at the Maple Ridge Art Gallery starting when the gallery’s doors re-open on Saturday, Sept. 8. The exhibition is of handhooked rugs and examples of surface design by Sirois-Silver, a hand-hooking rug artist who brings together themes of her coastal roots and the constant passage of time, entitled Love, Decay, Repair. Specifically, she drew on inspiration from the botanical world and the hosta plant in its various stages of decomposition. Unlike the plant, however, these works on fibre hold possibilities of repair through layering, stitching, and other methods of reinforcement. “The resulting works express the vulnerability of nature, the complexity of its systems of selfrepair, and the beauty to behold

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Curator Barbara Duncan (above) recently arranged new lattice work pottery from Maria Polatas. Michelle SiroisSilver’s Imagined Dialogue (right) is one rug that will be on display at the art gallery starting Sept. 8. in every stage of its life cycle,” said gallery curator Barbara Duncan. Sirois-Silver said Love, Decay, Repair reflects her philosophy about art and craft and the seamless integration of traditional and contemporary design, techniques, practice and attitudes. “Applying and integrating unexpected materials and tech-

niques into hand-hooked work has always intrigued me,” SiroisSilver said. In the “decay” pieces the surface of the leaf begins to disintegrate, taking on a vulnerable quality, the artist explained. The colours are dull and muted. Tears and cracks begin to appear on the surface and new materials and layered techniques

such as hand stitching, needle felt and machine stitching are used to depict aspects of decay and repair. Defined as a fibre artist, SiroisSilver uses a range of materials: hand-dyed wool fabric, metal and silk ribbon, linen backing, and more. She incorporates layering, stitching, dyeing, and resist tech-

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niques with the hand-hooking process to create rugs for the floor or for hanging on walls. Although she uses what is known as the “traditional” rug-hooking technique, SiroisSilver’s work frequently acknowledges her fascination with the natural world of the Pacific Northwest. Sirois-Silver teaches workshops, writes, and exhibits her work internationally, and the fact that she’s exhibited her work internationally makes the gallery personnel pleased to welcome her for an exhibition and various other events. Love, Decay, Repair opens Saturday, Sept. 8, with a free public reception from 2 to 4 p.m. A free demonstration and talk by SiroisSilver on the rug-hooking technique used for her work in the exhibition will be on Sept. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. Another free presentation is planned for Sept. 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. when the artist will show slides and discuss the creative process behind her latest body of work. Regular gallery hours to see the botanically inspired rugs are Tuesdays through Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sirois-Silver’s exhibit runs until Oct. 13.


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Sports On Deck

Local golfer shoots to win Pitt Meadows golfer Henry Lee captured the British Columbia Juvenile Boys’ Championships at Princeton Golf Club. Lee, a 14-year-old from Coquitlam and member at Swane-set Bay Resort and Country Club in Pitt Meadows, completed a wire-to-wire victory, holding off Vancouver’s Trevor Yu and Dewdney’s Jake Scarrow by three strokes. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Closure dates The Maple Ridge Leisure Centre will be closed until the middle of September. The weight room and gymnasium reopen on Sept. 10 and the aquatics area reopens Sept. 17.

On the Fly by Jeff Weltz

A fly fishing instructor and outdoor writer, Jeff has fished the area since the early 1970s. Contact him at fishingnewsman@gmail.com

Empty net for columnist Weltz Fly fishing instructor and column writer Jeff Weltz was skunked while fishing in Washington State recently. In this week’s column he reminisces about that humbling experience. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Send your scores and game reports to smclaren@mrtimes.com

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Recreation

Minor hockey

Barracudas’ brass hope to grow girls game Locally, organizers are introducing the game to prospective players. by Troy Landreville

tlandreville@mrtimes.com

The Meadow Ridge Barracudas don’t want to be the small fry on the local minor hockey scene. This is why the Meadow Ridge Female Minor Hockey Association is actively recruiting new players in its effort to grow the girls game. Association vice-president and registrar Laurie Suchodolski has a 10-yearold daughter, Carmen, who has played ice hockey since she was seven years old. Carmen is among the approximately 100 players ranging in age from five to 17 registered with the MRFMHA, which formed in 1997. Compare that to the more than 1,000 players registered with the Ridge Meadows Minor Hockey Association, which includes both boys and girls, and the local club is looking for more Barracudas to join its fold. “We need, especially, the younger ones, to build our numbers from the bottom up,” Laurie said. “In female [minor hockey], that’s the way to go.” MRFMHA is accepting registration for the tyke (ages 5-6) novice (7-8), atom (9-10), peewee (1112), bantam (13-14) and midget (15-17) divisions. The association’s tyke team currently has seven players. This is the MRFMHA’s

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Carmen Suchodolski, 10, and Alana McKay, eight, play hockey for the Meadow Ridge Barracudas. first year to have an independent tyke team from novice, Laurie explained. The playing season starts in September and ends in early to mid-March, with the local teams competing against other female associations throughout the Lower Mainland. Some divisions offer both recreational and rep levels of play. Laurie is actively involved with the association, after being introduced to it by another mom whose daughter played female hockey. “I didn’t know a female association existed,” she recalled. Her daughter joined the sport after being persuaded by her uncle Clayton. “Her uncle, my brother, has been playing hockey

all his life – he started as “Hockey is the ringer,” a kid in the Prairies – and Laurie said. wanted to share his pasLaurie hopes more girls sion with her [Carmen],” will choose hockey like her Laurie said. “This is the daughter did, but for that first sport she doesn’t hesito happen, she needs to tate to get up at 6 a.m. for. promote the sport to potenShe is hooked for life.” tial players in Maple Ridge “I would and Pitt watch a lot Meadows. “We have girls that on TV, and I “People just wanted bring My Little Ponies don’t know to play, so exist,” into the dressing room we then my Laurie and we have girls who said. “They mom found out about think that are tomboys like my this league,” it’s Ridge daughter.” added Meadows, Laurie Suchodolski Carmen, and that who plays if their the centre daughposition. ter is going to play, she Hockey was the first would play with the boys. sport Carmen tried. She So they think they need a played soccer and rep softcertain kind of girl to play ball, and continues to play hockey.” lacrosse, but her passion is Laurie stressed that hockice hockey. ey appeals to all girls.

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“We have girls that bring My Little Ponies into the dressing room,” she said, “and we have girls who are tomboys like my daughter. Just personality-wise, we have everybody. But what it comes down to is, everybody becomes friends and they stay.” The focus is on friendships and building a love for the game, Laurie said. Female minor hockey is governed by the Pacific Coast Amateur Hockey Association, BC Hockey, and ultimately, Hockey Canada. “Female hockey is legitimately hockey, just as the integrated side is,” Laurie said. “We have Olympic teams, we have university scholarships, we have ‘AAA’ midget – all female. It’s all there.” Male hockey heroes such as Henrik Sedin, Sidney Crosby, and Tyler Seguin have counterparts on the female side. For example, Carmen has been lucky enough to meet three-time Olympic gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser, a member of several world championship teams representing Canada. For parents who run into financial roadblocks, KidSport has a local branch that helps to relieve some of the costs for eligible families, and the MRFMHA is offering a used equipment program to lighten the impact of purchasing hockey gear. To register for girls hockey, visit www.barracudashockey.ca or email registrar@barracudashockey.ca. •More online at www.mrtimes.com

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Maple Ridge teenager Maggie Coles-Lyster (left) and Olympic bronze-medal winner Gillian Carleton both ride for Maple Ridge’s Local Ride Dr. Vie Superfoods+.

Cycling

Teen wins five medals at provincial championship Olympian Gillian Carleton presented medals at the provincial track cycling championships.

ment rider racing for the Maple Ridgebased team, also took home two elite provincial titles – one in the individual pursuit and the other in the Omnium event. Von Stetton is in her first year of elite A Maple Ridge teenager won big at the competition, and has shown tremendous Provincial Track Cycling championships progression this season, said Lyster. in Victoria on the weekend. “Developing women’s cycling is one Maggie Colesof our foremost Lyster, 13, was goals, so we are racing for her delighted to see home team Local such success,” Ride Dr. Vie said Lyster. Superfoods+. Gillian Carleton, She brought recent Olympic home four gold, medalist and and one silver. member of Local “It was an Ride race team, amazing experialso attended the ence. I raced as races. hard as I could, Although she and it paid off,” was not competsaid Coles-Lyster ing, she was busy of her U15 provsigning autoincial championgraphs and showship titles. “I love ing off her 2012 each race, but Olympic Team especially the Pursuit bronze ones that contain medal in track elements of both cycling. endurance and “She presented sprinting.” medals to the The winners of each Provincial Track championship, Maggie Coles-Lyster won four gold and one silver. Championships an example to were held on young riders of an outdoor velodrome and consisted of the success hard work and dedication can about 10 races over three days. bring,” said Lyster. “Track cycling is a great way to develop Local Ride Dr. Vie Superfoods+ confidence and skills for both young and women’s cycling team is a partnership old cyclists. It helps riders improve speed, between Maple Ridge’s Local Ride Bike strength, and race tactics,” said team Shop, and Dr. Vie Superfoods+ nutrition, manager Barry Lyster. which supports women’s road and track Melanie Von Stetten, another developcycling in B.C.

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INDEX Community Notices ....................................1000 Family Announcements ...........................1119 Employment..........................................................1200 Education .................................................................1400 Special Occasions...........................................1600 Marketplace ..........................................................2000 Children ......................................................................3000 Pets & Livestock ...............................................3500 Health............................................................................4000 Travel & Recreation ......................................4500 Business & Finance .......................................5000 Legals ............................................................................5500 Real Estate ..............................................................6000 Rentals .........................................................................6500 Personals ...................................................................7000 Service Directory .............................................8000 Transportation ....................................................9000

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MAINTENANCE PERSON Golden Ears McDonald’s is looking to hire a nighttime maintenance person. Ft or PT can be accommodated. Please apply in store. Apply in Person at our 240th and Dewdney Trunk location attn: Matt H.

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AWESOME OPPORTUNITY for a Parts and Accessory Sales Person. We’re looking for an individual that has operating and mechanical experience with motorcycles and ATVs, computer skills, and an ability to work with the public. Located in the Fraser Valley. Email resume to: valleyyamaha@shawbiz.ca or mail to: Valley Yamaha #2 – 44310 Yale Road West Chilliwack, BC. V2R4H Attention: Parts Manager

FIREPLACE HVAC SALES CONSULTANT

Thomson Technology specializes in the design and

Fruit Dry Room Processor

Ideal candidates must possess a minimum of two years electrical switchgear assembly / bus bar installation experience and a strong ability to read mechanical drawings and electrical schematics is considered an asset. The ability to safely operate power tools, such as cut-off saw, engraver and radial arm saw, etc. Must be a team player and should be able to follow instructions and work independently as directed by Team leaders. If you are comfortable in building high quality products in a fast paced LEAN environment, please submit your resume, cover letter and related work references to: jobs@thomsontechnology.com reference #12/08 PROD. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest only selected candidates will be contacted. Visit our web site @ www.thomsontechnology.com No Calls Please

Fruit processing plant in Pitt Meadows looking for a full time Fruit Dry Room Processor year round. Job Duties • Operate drying and processing machinery and equipment; • Maintain and repair food processing machinery & equipment as and when required; • Some grading, sorting of raw materials; • Follow quality control and sanitation guidelines; • Record production information maintain shift log; • Operate packaging machinery in preparation for market; • Responsible for inventory control; • Clean area at end of shirt & other duties as required. Requirements • Needs to be a self starter & self motivator; • Needs to speak/write English fluently; • Needs to be able to communicate (both verbally & in writing) effectively & efficiently; May require some shift work and/or weekend work. On the job training provided. Compensation Range $10.25 - $15.50 hour. This is a Permanent Full Time position. Location: Fruit Processing Plant Pacific Canadian Fruit Packers 18450 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Pitt Meadows, BC V3Y 2R9

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FEATURED EMPLOYMENT Delco Fireplaces Ltd. is looking for a motivated, well organized Sales Representative for the Greater Vancouver area. Experience in heating/fireplace industry preferred or equivalent proven sales success. To the right candidate, Delco offers an exciting and challenging career. Please email your resume to: james@delcofireplaces.com or fax 604-530-2166 att: James. No phone calls please.

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OCEAN VIEW Cemetery Plot Burial plot in Calvary 6 section of Ocean View Cemetery. Plot will hold 1 casket plus 1 urn or 2 urns. $9800. Call: (604) 557-0506 2 SXS Burial Plots in Valley View Memorial Gardens, Garden of Last Supper area. Price includes plot, vault, and opening and closing for each site. Asking $7000 each. Call: (778) 5740717 email: stuartutor@shaw.ca

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For Sale by Owner

NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320

SENIOR’S ALERT 1200sf 2br 2ba upper level tnhouse w/chairlift $219K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

6008-32

Tsawwas.

LANGLEY [WILLOUGHBY] Now $577,000! neg. Open plan, granite, ss appl. vaulted ceil. 3 bdrm, 3 bath det. 604-721-4414 MLS Listing #: X2381132

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

2BDRM/2BTH #308-10186-155 Street Move in ready! Designer colors, custom bar. Near transit, mall, park. $216,000 (604) 808-6847 johndouglas@telus.net

6008-28

6008-34

Lower Lonsdale, Spacious BR, S.West corner, 180° Views, modern, comfort, 4blks to Seabus, updated concrete bldg. $367K, obo Info 604-980-3186

MOVING INTO VANCOUVER? 104-2600 E 49th Ave. $312,500. 2 BR, 845 sf Great loc, nr bus/ shops Pat Ginn, Sutton Call for further details 604-220-9188 or email pginn@sutton.com OPEN HOUSE Sun Sept 2nd 2pm-4pm

3BDRM/2.5BTH BEAUTIFUL 2 STOREY HOME ON A QUIET CUL-DE-SAC IN CLOVERDALE Excellent location in desirable neighborhood. Close to schools, transportation and shopping. Bright open plan. $552,000. Call: (604) 575-4686 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 $419,900 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

6020

Houses - Sale Real Estate

★ 10 BEST BUYS ★

Vancouver East Side

Richmond

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

GREAT Family Home. South facing 3861 sq ft custom home on a 6028 sq ft lot in Fleetwood/Tynehead, Surrey. One owner, built in 2001. 6 bedrooms, study, 3 1/2 bathrooms, maple kitchen. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet, soaker tub, and mountain views. Nice neutral colours, bright and light throughout. Sweeping, double sided staircase. Basement suite has 2 bedrooms, dishwasher, maple kitchen, laundry, separate entry and a large games/media room, or possible 3rd bedroom. Landscaped garden, large private back yard, covered patio, hot tub, cedar deck. Primary school is a 5 minute walk, Surrey Sports & Leisure Centre is a 2 min drive. $699,800 Call 778-227-6253

6020-01

BLOWOUT PRICE like Venice lagoon lvl 935sf 2br 2ba insuite laundry $299,999 604-948-6805 see uSELLaHOME.com id5567

WALNUT GROVE, Langley New reno’d, 2 BR, 2 bath, 1200sf, Greenbelt, Strata $188mo. 319,000 obo. 604-882-1081 / 604-802-5678

Find one in the Classifieds To advertise call 604-630-3300

REAL DEPARTURE Bay-No steep stairs on cliff front. Just 2 blks to sandy, usable beach. 8 min to ferry, shopping closer. 2,600 sq ft, 2 bdrm suite, active views, 3 full baths, sep. laundries. Oversize corner lot w/ access to RV pad behind house. $439,000. Drive by 2895 Fairbanks (cnr Bay St.) Nanaimo. View by appointment. 250-585-1111, 250-729-7420

ABBOTSFORD 35014 HIGH DRIVE 2400 sq.ft. 5 bed, 2.5 bath, incl. in-law suite. Private back yard. $390,000 obo. (250) 702-3415

GREAT VALUE 4 BR t/hse (over 1,600 sq ft) in popular Easthill. Ammens include rec room and swimming pool. View of the inlet and mnts. $359K. 604-939-0120

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

For Sale by Owner

6015

W.End/Down/ Yaletown

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

6008-42

North Vancouver

Need a New Place? NR EDMONDS sk/train stn. 788sf 2br 2ba condo across from Taylor pk $388,900 604-764-8384 see uSELLaHOME.com id5571

Surrey

Condos/ Townhouses

HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see uSELLaHOME.com id5555

INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642 HIGHGATE RIDGE 1 level ground fl tnhse, 845sf 2br 2ba w/lge backyd $420K 604- 376-7652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5550

6008-30

6008

A23

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

REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549

TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553

6008-04

Condos/ Townhouses

New Westminster

LONSDALE & 4th, 180° Views Southwest corner condo, impeccable apt, updated quality concrete bldg. Modern comfort, all amens, $367Kobo, 604-980-3186

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REAL ESTATE 6020

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6020-01

Real Estate

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-06

Chilliwack

6020

Houses - Sale

6020-34

CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $659K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563

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6020-02

Abbotsford

WOODBINE ST, CHILLIWACK 45+ Rancher in Quiet Gated Community, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, dble garage, maintenance free yard, strata fee $136mo. Free Hold Land. Must Sell $229,900. Mint Condition! Move in Ready. 1 604 625-3498. woodbinehouse@shaw.ca

6020-08 CENTRAL LOCATION ABBOTFORD Price Reduced ★$419,000★ 4 level split, 3 BR., 2 ½ baths, double att. garage, large dble. lot fully landscaped with large work/ garden shed. Updated throughout incl. oak floor and pot lights in the kitchen, new en suite, new window coverings, new paint inside and out, new roof and completed basement with wet bar plus intercom/radio system up and down. Great for medium to large family – lots of room to install pool or play area in the backyard. Good neighbors who have lived on this street for years – well looked after properties. $419,000 (this price includes all appliances) and some furniture negotiable. Please visit usellahome.com and key in #5458 to view the property. Call for appointment to view 604-855-7033 or 604-807-8441. For sale by owner. No realtors

EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456

6020-06

Chilliwack

Coquitlam

OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272

RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595

6020-14

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

CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet cul-de-sac, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559

CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $849,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564

ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 65K below assessment. $3K/mo rent income $535K 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428

North Vancouver

GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506 HOUSE ON 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road, good investment. $750K 604-324-0655

BELOW ASSESSMENT 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480 sf lot $232,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511

CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561

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 www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993

6020-34 CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

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

To advertise in the Classifieds call

Surrey

604-985-2337

NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591

BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562

CEDAR HILLS 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $549K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568

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

Okanagen/ Interior

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 $389/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735

VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509

6030

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 www.orlandoprojects.com

Lots & Acreage

CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536

TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $879K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350

LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $649,900 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513

Out Of Town Property

Vancouver East Side

West Vancouver

1118 Hillside Road, West Vancouver (British Properties) Luxurious new 7978sqft 7 bdrm VIEW home in prestigious British Properties. Open plan layout, h/w floors, huge master, theatre, wet bar, pool, hot tub, Smart Wired. Too much to list! www.nicolenemeth.ca $7,588,000 Call: (778) 867-7243 email: nicnemeth@shaw.ca

HOPE, PRICE reduced, large 2376sf 3br + den 3.5ba on .23 acre lot, large workshop, view, solarium $299,900 604-869-7554 see uSELLaHOME.com id4889 IS IT TIME? Think of moving away from the City? Here is a 20 acre property with 1km of salmon creek, an orchard, greenhouse, garden, all within the Comox Valley City limits. Small and lovely 2 bdrm house, self contained cottage, studio, workshop & chicken coop. Meander along the many trails, sit by the pond, walk to the ocean. Much loved land but time to pass it on. $778,000. Agents welcome, finders fee. For more info eljagee@hotmail.com

KAMLOOPS ENERGY efficient 3432sf on 77acres $20K under assess $495K 250-819-6175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5596

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $339,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556 LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/ OCEAN FRONT Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com

LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,270,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582

MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592

6050

Out Of Town Property

LANGLEY WALNUT Grove 10ac Subdividable,w/4400sf 3br 4ba home $1,295,000 604-961-8878 see uSELLaHOME.com id5569

6052

Real Estate Investment

TRIPLEX- SOINTULA B&B Guest House, Malcolm Island, N.Vancouver Island. New reno, on view half acre. cost $900,000, sell $525,000. 5pm 604-628-4592

6060

Real Estate Wanted

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR looking for, All Types of Property & Fixer Uppers. www.atsbc.com. Call: Calum (604) 532-1923 or email: calum@atsbc.com

6065

Recreation Property

BEST LAKE FRONT FROM VAN only 1 hr, nr Bellingham, 2,900 sft, 5 br, 4.5 bath, 18 yr old home. Beautiful low bank waterfront, $739,000. Call 604-734-1300 CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

GET AWAY or Permanent Living close to Manning Park Community, wilderness & rec, 3 BR, 1.5ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+, $250K by owner, 604-795-3663

PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537 HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-240-5400 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588

1.6 ACRE OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY, in Town, Sointula, Malcolm Island, N.Vanc Island. Assessed $132,000, Sell $129,500. 5 pm 604-628-4592 PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

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

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

6035

Mobile Homes

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

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

6020-42

6050

MEXICO SAN CARLOS Beautiful Executive retirement home 5 hrs from Arizona! 3000sf incls sep guest hse. $229k 604-364-6441

BIRCH BAY WATERFRONT Home. Quality cust 3 BR, del mstr ste, 2 f/p, lrg deck/balc, priv beach w/stairs, amazing views/sunsets! $619,889. Windemere Real Estate RANDY WEG • 360-305-5704

6020-38

604-630-3300 or fax

COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL 2300sf home w/suite above 3 Comm units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

Langley/ Aldergrove FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577

6020-26

6040

Industrial/ Commercial

Surrey

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6025

SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $899,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515 alanweeks@comcast.net

6052

Real Estate Investment

ABBOTSFORD 1100SF 2br 2ba double wide, must be moved off site $28K OBO 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315 NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960

6035

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

90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com

LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of 1860’s gold rush. Caretaker, maint $775/yr, $40,000 obo. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764

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

Dreaming of a New Home?

Mobile Homes

HUGE DISCOUNTS QUALITY MANUFACTURED HOMES 1-800-339-5133 New and Used Homes Park spaces available Service work available

LANGLEY RENO’D sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $489,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186

Check the Real estate section.

To advertise call 604-630-3300


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9110

Collectibles & Classics

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1964 IMPALA Super Sport. Rare. 133,000 miles, 283 motor. $19,500. Ph 604-392-3950

Apt/Condos

1 BR beautiful condo, White Rock, secure u/g prkg, insuite w/d, large patio for bbq, gas fp, nr all amen. $1000/mth. Located at Ocean Bay Villas condos, see photos. Call 1-250-951-4740

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 & 3 BR Apartments

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

6508

Apt/Condos

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

* Newly reno’d, quiet secure bldg, walk to all amenities. * Near WC Express. * Rent incls heat, hot water, fridge, stove, priv balcony & window coverings * Laundry & Storage ea floor * No pets ✔ Wheel Chair Access

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

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POCO DWNTWN, almost new 2 BR Condo, 2 f/bths, 6 appls, f/p, u/g prkg, nr all amens, N/s, N/p, $1220/mo. Call 604-942-8649

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

POCO LGE 2 BR, carport, storage, n/p, n/s. Avail Immed. $786 + utils. 604-270-1039

401 Westview St, Coq

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358 AVAIL ASAP or Oct 1, Newly reno’d 1 BR, 1 block from Queen Park & Canada Games pool. No pets, $725/mo. 604-454-4540

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

office: 604- 524-8174 cell: 604 354-9112

COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR $720 & 2 BR $820, avail now. Near transit. 778-865-6696

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

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1966 FORD Thunderbird. 390, rebuilt trans. Lots done, little needed, runs great. M.Ridge. $6600 obo 604-710-5192

9110

Collectibles & Classics

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $7,400. 604-591-8566

1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201 1977 OLDS Cutlass, Rare Collector plates, 350, T-Roofs, 1 owner, newer paint. 93,000mi. $11,900 obo. 604-530-2855

RENTALS 6508

Collectibles & Classics

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

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

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

6510

Co-ops

HARRIS ROAD HOUSING CO-OP

(Pitt Meadows) 2 Bedroom, $1030/mo, $2500 share purchase req’d. Near bus & schools. Sorry no subsidy. Pets ok.

604 465-1938

6515

Duplexes - Rent

BBY, S. 2 BR, upper flr of 4-plex. Priv w/d, f/bath. Ns/np. $1,250/mo incl hydro. Kingsway/12th Ave area. Call Richard, 604-868-0033 COQ, Mundy Park. Sept 1. Lrg clean 3 BR duplex, lge deck, 5 appls, prkg for 2 cars. Ns/np refs. $1350 incl utils. 604-291-2090

4BDRM/3BTH 754 Robinson Street Very large 1/2 duplex, 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 bedroom downstairs, 3 bathrooms, 5 appliances. Cats OK $1,400 Monthly Call: (604) 420-3132

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY N. VIEW 4 BR + Den, 2 lev, 2 kitchens, w/d. $2150. N/P. 121 North Warwick 604 299-0403

1973 MERCEDES BENZ 350 SL Soft/Hard tops 170kms, May Trade $6900 obo. 778-908-5164

6540

Houses - Rent

COQ, CAPE Horn, 4 BR, 2 lev, 2.5 bath, new appls, d/w, w/d. By all amens. Immed. $1500 + 2/3 utils. N/S & N/P. 604-725-5399 raj792@hotmail.com

5BDRM/3BTH HOUSE with 2 brm suite 5 brm house $2,150 Monthly Call: (604) 987-6161 3BDRM/ 1BTH 128th Street Maple Ridge fenced yard. 2 gas fp w/d d/w. close to river, water park, amenities + bus. Garage. RV prkg. No Pets/smoking $1,500/month. Call: (604) 785-8848 or email: paulkrebs1@hotmail.com. POCO 3 BR house, 5 appls, 1.5 baths, nr school, n/s, n/p, $1700. Avail Sept 1. 604-944-9697 'Rent to OWN' Less than perfect credit okay! 4 Bdrm house Maple Ridge $2500/mo, and 3 Bdrm Townhouse, Langley $1895/mo. Low down! Call 604-800-3631 Rock Ridge Area, 5 BR, 2 lvls, 3000sf, NS, small pet ok, nr schls, $2000+ utils, 3yrs old, back onto green belt, Oct 1, 604-466-6866 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 RICHMOND - 8031 Ryan Rd, 3Br

Condo, Quiet, Spacious Top Flr, Cental, Convenient Area...$888/M SURREY - 10707 - 139th St. Nice 2Br, CONDO, Lrg patio, Hot water incl. Quiet, Central Area, $1,088/M SURREY - 13828 - 116th Ave. 4 bdrm w/1 bdrm suite HOUSE on 1/2 acre lot, cul-de-sac. $1,188/m CLOVERDALE - 18898 65th Ave, HOUSE, 3900 sqft, 5bd & 2 suites,

1987 ROLLS ROYCE Silver Spirit, Blue, 1 owner, low miles, LIKE NEW, Asking $30,000. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055

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Suites/Partial Houses

1 BR ste,W Maple Ridge big bright kitchen, fp, ns/np. avail now, $800/mth 604-347-7554

19085 117A Ave downstairs, 2B, 2BA, 800sf, shared 40% utilities & laundry, lease, n/pet, no smoking, $850, NOW, Eric 604-723-7368 (Royal Pacific Realty) AVAILABLE SEPT 15 or OCT 1, 1018 Quadling Ave, Coq., upper floor, 3 BR, 5 appls, f/p, 1350 Sq Ft, $1200/mo, No pets. Call 604-454-4540 BBY BSMT SUITE FOR RENT Bby, 7170 Buffalo St. Very clean 1 BR suite. Incl kitchen & full bath. $750/mo incls utils. No smoking. No pets. Avail now. 604-420-1077

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Office/Retail Rent

OFFICE FOR LEASE - Maple Ridge. Available October 1st. Suitable for a small business. Rent includes heat, light, taxes and other common area costs. To view call Haydn at PSVC Chartered Accountants $1,000 Monthly. Call: (604) 467-5528

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Shared Accommodation

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North Burnaby

BRENTWOOD MALL. Priv lrg rm in shared quiet bsmt ste. $500 incl util/net/cbl & w/d. 604-723-1837

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Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

Collectibles & Classics

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,152,000 kms,asking $10,000 OBO. 604-492-2220

1979 MERCEDES Convertible 350SL, totally rare model w/4sp, good cond, $8400, 604-795-5068

1985 CHRYSLER 5th Ave, new tires & alt, aircared rwd 318, $1500. no rust. 604-510-2559

1985 MERCEDES 500 SEL, V8 , 4 dr, heat lthr frnt/rear, s/roof, grt cond, recent work, RARE must sell $3000. 604-910-1139

1986 CHRYSLER New Yorker w/collector plates, 66,000 orig km, loaded, $3,500 obo 604-855-0633

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Collectibles & Classics

1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945

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

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 1970jaguaretype4sale.com adamashurst61@gmail.com

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Domestic

2004 CHRYSLER Crossfire by Mercedes, blk, loaded, immac, 53K, $14,900, 604 723-5288

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. $5000 OBO Call 604-794-7426

2005 FORD Mustang convertible, auto, low kms, red beige int, pwr pkg, $12,500. 604-997-0554

Commercial/Heavy Duty Trucks

1981 GMC DUMP TRUCK, storage bin, propane, great for landscaping, tree trimming business. $4500. Call Val 604-792-0518

2005 Ford Focus, ZX4 Low KMs Great deal: only 75,000 kms! 5 spd. manual / 1 owner/exc. condition/fully maint. (w/ proof). $7500. Call Zahir: (604) 721-6227

1994 TOWMASTER trailor w/ hydraulic tilt, 20 FT length, 7500 lb axels god for 7 tons. Exras incl $4800 obo 604-997-0427

1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, Town & Country, all origional, loaded. $2400 604-534-2997

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Domestic

BBY HIGH Gate, nr transit lge 3 BR upper ste, 1 bath, f/p, patio, garage shr w/d, n/s, cat ok. $1200 + 1/2 utils. Now. 604 515-1578

1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997 1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191

1988 PONTIAC Convertible, red, excellent shape, ready for Collector Plates, low mileage, $1200 offers, Call 604-514-0535

2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 84,900 kms, Mint, 2Dr, 5 spd, Black beauty, $3995 778-908-5164

2006 CHEVY MALIBU, very clean, auto, a/c, 4 cyl, 100k, runs good, $7,500. 778-855-5206

BBY, METROTOWN. 1 BR bsmt. Priv w/d. $650/mo incl util. Ns/np. Refs req’d. Immed. 604-649-8909 BBY SFU, 2 BR, 1000sf, bright & clean, share washer. $850 + 50% utils. Prefer 1 person, N/S & N/P. Avail Oct 1. 604-421-1196

1986 PONTIAC Firebird TransAm, in good cond, all bells & whistles. 305 motor. Sharp unit, collectible, $2950. 604 534-1855

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau special model, like new loaded. $7000. 604-534-2997

BBY SOUTH, 2 suites one up one down. Newly renod 2 BR, 2 bath, nr skytrain/schools, ns, n/p. $850 + 1/2 utils. Av now. 778-323-4558 COQ. 1 BR. Sh’d w/d, patio, on greenbelt. No pets. $800/mo incl hydro/cbl. Immed. 604-939-4535 COQ CAPE HORN, Lrg Reno’d 2 BR, cozy, f/p, w/d, $1100 incls utils, cbl & alrm. Sep 1. nr bus & ammens, ns/np, 604-880-7237

1987 OLDS Delta 88 V6, 209,000 k’s, a/c, a/cared, collector plate. Mint cond $2900 obo Will Deliver. 604-392-3950

2006 CHRYSLER SEBRING TOURING (2.7L), 96,000kms, Fully loaded: auto, air cond., p/w, tilt/cruise, keyless entry, pwr. driver seat, am/fm CD, dual airbags, fog lights, new battery. No accidents / good cond. Asking $7,500 (Surrey) 604-715-7469

1998 Dodge Stratus ES 144,000 kms 4 dr. auto,air pwr window and locks, runs great good tires and brakes $2,500 Call: (604) 626-2439

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

2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT, 185K Kms, 5 spd, no accidents orig owner, $3,300. 604-746-4142

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

COQ, LANSDOWNE. 1 BR + den, lam flrs, 1,100 sf. Patio. $900 + 1⁄3 util. Ns/np. 604-338-5473 COQ WEST New 2 BR bsmt, n/p, n/s, $800 incls utils & cbl. Immed. 604-937-6692 or 604-727-4549

1988 FORD Bronco XLT, 5L, 5 spd, 1 owner w/serv records, no rust. $8900 obo. 604-530-2855

COQ WW PLAT 2 BR, nr golf course, ns/np, $1300 + utils, beaut reno’d. Sep 1. 604-726-5751

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Townhouses Rent

PO CO 2 BR twnhse $800 & $850/mo. Quiet-family complex, No Pets! Av now. 604-464-0034

1988 FORD Mustang LX HB, 4 cyl, 1 owner, 40,000kms, like new! $4700 obo. 604-530-2855

2002 BUICK Century 3.1 ltr, 115K, garage kept, showrm cond, loaded, $3800, 604-467-9536

1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516

2003 LINCOLN Town Car, 63,000 org miles, garage kept, immac, $8,800. 604-534-0242

FURNISHED BDRM w/priv bath in 2 br condo for Female, sec u/g prkg, n/s n/p, $500 604-460-0840 ROOM IN new house Pitt Meadows, nr Golden Ears bridge, np ns, prefer female, $625 incls utils & internet 604-465-7817

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BBY, Cariboo Hill. 2 BR, f/bath, f/p, sh’d w/d. Ns/np. $850/mo + 1⁄3 util. Avail immed. 604-540-1357

quiet neigh, great location $1,888/M

Call Kristen today (604)786-4663 www.ReadySetOwn.ca

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Build Results

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

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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4WD 239,000 km, trailer hitch. $1000. Peter 604-986-0018

2008 CADILLAC Escalade EXT $39,888. (604) 626-4548 www.bypassautosales.ca #30576 2008 CHRYSLER Sebring Convertible. Grey interior/grey exterior. Loaded, priced to sell. $11,900. Please call Richard, 778-222-0140 or 604-454-4000.

2008 Chrysler Sebring Automatic 32,400 kms. Grannie summer driven. No accidents. Reduced price! $13,900. Call: (604) 820-1002

2010 AWD 2.4L Pontiac Vibe Great condition. No accidents. Power locks, sunroof, windows. 24,000 miles / 39,500 km. anti theft system. About 30 mpg. Blackbook value $14,500. Call: (778) 990-0611 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

1998 Dodge Neon 175,128 kms Runs great. Orig. owner. No accidents. Automatic. $1,300 Call: (604) 807-2685

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.

1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Automatic 171,000 kms. Restored. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. Receipts, too much to list. $4,500. Call: (778) 689-6094

2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $8500 OBO Call 604-788-0060

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2008 HARLEY D, Sportster, 1200low, 4400km, cost $14K, ask $10K, 604-847-9353 Chill aft 5pm

2007 BMW 335 coupe 62km 1 ownr, mint cond, leather, auto, sunroof, Sports Package & Prem Package $28,900. 604-6167727 greg.upson@rbc.com

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Parts & Accessories

Scrap Car Removal

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

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

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL

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2009 Audi Q7 3.6 Automatic 80,000 kms, silver ext, black leather int, sunroof, tow hitch, nav, bluetooth. $40,000. Call: (604) 913-9221

9130 www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.

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Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

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

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

2006 HARLEY Fatboy, 88', fuel inj, 5sp, stage 1, 19K km, loaded, $15,999 obo, 778-896-8850 2000 JAGUAR XJR, with vdp trim, navi, full load, $6,900. 604-771-0656 or 604-325-3200

2006 SUZUKI Boulevard 1500cc, flex pipes, new tires, lthr bags, w/screen $4995 1-604-791-1865

2001 Chrysler Sebring LXI Coupe Automatic w/ manual mode 108,000 kms, rare, ruby red pearl coat, 3.0 ltr V6, fully loaded, leather, 4 stack CD, Infinity Speaker system, $6,000. 604-467-9348

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

2002 Toyota Sequoia Automatic 305,000 kms 1 owner, top condition, all records, new Michelins. $8700. 604-224-6184 2004, FORD F350, Super Duty, Lariat 6L diesel, 8 ft box, f/loaded, leather, trailer tow pack. New tires, brakes, rotors, windshield, 1 full yr bumper to bumper warranty remaining. 82,700km $22,500, 604-339-9427

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Sports & Imports

1990 Acura Integra 5 spd, very reliable,great on gas.Some rust but looks good in and out. 288k km. $1,100 obo. (778) 227-4999 2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390 2006 NISSAN XTRAIL Black, 4dr, alarm, all power, good cond, 167k kms, $13,900. 604-440-2662

1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,800. 604-786-6495 1994 MERCEDES C280, 85K, grey, fully loaded, extras, exc cond, $10K obo, Ladner 604-940-6460

2007 HUMMER H3 Ltd Edition. Navigation, dvd, s/roof, heated leather seats. Black on black. 95K, 1000’s of $’s in chrome accessories. Needs nothing, like new, flawless! Must sell, sacrifice $18,900. 604-418 -0449

2008 FORD F150, p/u, 2 wheel drive, 8ft box, auto, 4.2l, 14k, silver, $10,500 Firm. Call 604-538-4883, 604-329-6225 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

1977 GMC Suburban Sierra Classic Mint Cond, Low kms, garaged, no winters, 454 V8, auto, like new $4995 obo. 778-908-5164

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

1988 FORD TRUCK, dual fuel, good running cond, air cared, new parts, $1100. 604-531-5345 1993 FORD Explorer Ltd. 6' lift on 35' tires, running gear danna straight front axel, fully rebuilt w/chrome molly inner and outer axel shafts, new universal & brakes, motor replaced with a newer less km V6 that runs great. All leather interior with power seats, $4800 obo. 604-220-0910

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

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

1997 ACURA TL, 3.2, 190K, 4dr, sunrf, srs/abs, exc cond, loaded $4900, 604-984-4229 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $3,500. 604-936-1270

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

2002 INFINITY I35 4 dr auto, Luxury model, 1 owner, loaded, exc cond. Moving must sell. $7,800 obo. Sry 604-541-0018

2003 INFINITI M45,excellent local, no accid, loaded, luxury, V8, auto, $9,995, 778-995-3862

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

2004 MAZDA 3 GS, auto, exc cond, 143k, aircared Sep2013, $7200. N.Delta. 604-594-6787

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.

1995 Land Rover Discovery 203K kms ex. con; new batt,tires no accid. $3,999 (604) 926-3052

2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244,000 Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise.$8,350. 604-377-5751

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

2005 Toyota Corolla Excellent condition, low KMs A/C with Cloth Interior $7900 Call: (604) 889-5237 email: rmoors@telus.net

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

1999 VOLVO, red sedan, leather, sunroof, auto, $4500. Langley. Ralph. 778-988-2055

2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Black with black leather interior. Upgraded exhaust, turbos, and more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283 2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253

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

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

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

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Sports & Imports

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

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 TOYOTA Corolla, standard 5 spd, (loaded), 84km, Silver, like new $8800 obo. 604-926-0308

2006 VW JETTA 2.0T 73k, original owner, hid headlights, auto, $14,900. 604-307-9159

2007 FORD MUSTANG GT, fully loaded 22,000 kms, $29,500. 604-721-4228 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

2009 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE/ BUG 35,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr., warranty car proof available, $19,000 serious buyers please, Call 604-836-1014.

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

1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1971 CHEVY SUBURBAN, 3 DOOR 350 automatic, body work all done, needs paint and interior, air cared. $2900 obo. 604-769-4799.

Sports & Imports

2006 BMW 325i 79,000km Immaculate condition!! $16000 OBO - Moving & need to sell (778) 388-0007

2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $5,500. 604-209-1039

2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 122K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

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: aaronhare@gmail.com

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

Services & Repairs

DISCOUNT AUTO GLASS Free Mobile & Same Day Service Guaranteed Lowest Price Life Time Warranty Don (604) 218-6770

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Luxury Cars

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

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2003 Nissan Xterra, 162,000 kms, 5 Sp. A/C Power Grp, New Trans/Clutch, New Exhaust, New Brakes, 17" Wheels, Tow Pkge. $7,900 Call: (604) 218-5460

2002 Ford Escape Black w/ Grey Auto, V6, 2 WD, A/C 6 disc Cd, 199,500 Kms Clean Good Cond. $6,500. (778) 772-5513

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

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 2007 Ford Mustang GT Convertible fully loaded, automatic, 140,000km, local. $17,000. (604) 721-8411.

2001 Suzuki XL-7 4x4, Auto, 197k, 7 pass, V6, AC, new tires $4,400. Call: (604) 792-8763

GREY CANOPY, 3 sliders, fits Ford p/ups 1988 to 1994 models. Gd cond $375obo. 604-581-6511

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

2000 VW Jetta 1.8T 5 spd, new clutch & susp, 191,000km, no acc. $4,300 OBO 604-988-9275

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve 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

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

2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739

2011 NISSAN VERSA, 4 dr, h/b, auto, red, many options, 27k, $8600 Firm. 604-538-9257

2010 Ford Mustang GT Premium Manual 12,000 kms Limited Edition Roush Stage 3, 4.6 liter, 540HP, 510 ft/lb torque, warranty to 2016, mint condition! $46,000. Call: (604) 540-7036 email: bbengtson@shaw.ca

INFINITI G35 2003 Now $12,800 one owner, exc. cond. power all, just 83,000 km. 604.721.4414

2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543

2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735

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Sports & Imports

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Boats

19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $5500 obo. 604-817-9004

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RV’s/Trailers

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

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Vans

2007 20’ Monterey, 95 hrs, ski tower, extra stand up cover service rec’d, tandem trailer, like new $23,700. 604-796-9074 24’ RENNELL with trailer runs great, must see reasonable price $8500 obo. Ph 604-794-3920

1980 VOLKSWAGON Vanagon, sleeps 2, cabinet & table, 4 speed. $1200 obo. 604 945-0376

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

1988 CHEV 20 work van, 3/4 ton, Aircared, original owner, good running order $1100 obo 604-986-2430 bberbea@shaw.ca

BOAT FOR SALE 17’ bowrider/ 144hp io/ready to go $5,000 Call: 604-703-0133 email: gljohnson248@telus.net

1995 Ford Windstar GL 7 pass.165,500 kms,good conditon, Air Cared, $2000. Call 604-347-8238. 2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister

1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433

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★2008 30’ 5th wheel. double slideout, lots of storage, new front tires, very clean, 2 entrance bath. $20,500. Hitch included. 604-466-8116 or 604-760-2967 1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 1998 SLUMBER queen 7.6’ Import camper 520 kg, new propane 2011, folding alum steps & hand rail, 3 brn stove, porta potti, forced air furn, hyd jacks - hold downs, pressure 50 ltr water/ 3 way fridge/freezer. Will fit short box p/u or import. Excl cond $4500 obo. Ph 604-858-5624 Chwk 2000 FLEETWOOD Southwind Class A motorhome. Loaded! 33 feet. Slide out wall. 1 owner. Like new!! $34,000. 1-604-855-1335

2002 26’ 5th Wheel, rear entry, mid kitchen, f/load, exc cond new price: $11,500. 604-929-2688

02 PLEASURE Way B class Ford 350, 5.4 V8 51,973k’s, N/S. Kept under cover $44,500. 604-858-8046

2003 NEWMAR Dutch Star, 3 slides, 39’, 65,000mi, full paint freight liner Chassis, 330 Cat engine. Computer desk, solid desk oak cabinets. $73,500. Ph 604-846-5046 Chwk 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005

2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $4900 604-820-0486

’06 25’ Nash trailer, exl cond, micro, a/c, lge fridge, dble bed, nice layout, loaded. $13,900. 604-792-6943 2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688

2003 KIA Sedona LX 159kms, loaded, req tensioner belt, runs good, $2500 obo. 778-908-5164 2004 TOYOTA Sienna CE. Auto. 4 drs. Exc cond. Locally serviced. $7,995 firm. Call 604-787-0037

2005 FORD Freestar Ltd 7 pass, full load, 110,000 km, 4 new tires, $7900, no accid 604-825-3295

RV’s/Trailers

1988 CLASS A Triple E REGENCY motorhome, lenght 32 ft, gmc 450, stored 4 yrs, updated new michelins, bathroom fixtures, freezer, fridge, laminate flrs, carpet throughout, sell due to medical cond. $15,000 must be seen. 1980 AQUA STAR ski boat 115 hp evinrude, in exc cond, fully equiped depth sound, sonar, ship to shore radios, water skis, wet line tubes for towing, new top tow bar, remote docking all on shoreline trailor, sell due to health, $15,000. Call 604-793-0124

2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 rgprojectmanager@yahoo.com

2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $74,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: gwandres@shaw.ca

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack 2011 34 FT Allergo Class A, loaded, v10, auto jack, 3 slides, 18k, $95,000. 604-856-6198

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

2000 Dodge Caravan 60,000 kms HANDICAP Van with Side Entrance Ramp. $18,000. Call (604) 294-6971

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TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443

2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894

2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $62,000 604-948-5048

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Cleaning

CUSTOMIZED HOUSE CLEANING TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS ★ Move Ins/Outs ★ Staging ★ Organizing ★ Inside Windows ★ Blinds ★ Xmas Gift Certificates Call Marie 604-467-1118

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Drainage

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Electrical

2006 WILDERNESS, 260RL, stove & shower never used, queen bd/super slide, $13,900, 604-476-1150, 604-626-8232

Boats

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

Excavating

ABSOLUTE BOBCAT & EXCAVATION LTD. Call Ryan: 604-329-7792

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Flooring/ Refinishing

Repairs & Staining Installation Free Estimates

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

2009 OPEN Range 28ft 5th wheel 3 slides, k/island, winter pkg, hitch. $33,000. 604-591-3868

2010 JAMBOREE Sport Class C 25ft M/H, V10, 73k kms, E450, slide, slps 6, gen, awning, loaded. $49,500 obo. 778-388-7510

2011 GEORGETOWN 337 Class A M/H, V10 Ford, slides, king bed, full loaded, 8500miles! Full 3 yrs ext’d warrty. $90,000. 604-888-1033 or 604-250-2396

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2008 Seville 38’ 5th. Top of the line-fully loaded. Winter pkg, 4 slides. $38,000. 604-870-4799

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

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Lawn & Garden

Summer Services

LOT & TRAILER, closed in balcony, Located in Paradise Lakes Country Club, Washington, 20 mins from US/Sumas border, $25,000 obo. 604-531-7086

KEYSTONE 2 slide light low km, 2 qn beds, sleeps 8, ext kitch,$14,900 Call:604-988-1408

SNOWBIRD SPECIAL 1999 COMFORT trailer 24’ inside lge fridge, big oven micro, new queen matt., priv. bdrm, 2 syklites, air, shocks on all wheels. Must see. $8900 obo. 604-824-0850 - Chwk

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

SAME DAY SERVICE

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

310-JIMS (5467)

www.jimsmowing.ca

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Renovations & Home Improvement

Moving & Storage

Roofing

Samra Bros. Roofing Ltd. 40 yrs+ Cedar / Fiberglass / Torch On Free Estimates. 604-946-4333

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Rubbish Removal

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

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

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

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REC Trailer 0 kms restored like new. Sleeps 6. 18’ awning incl. $4,000 obo Call: (604) 255-7150

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''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Roofing

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

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

Andrew 604-618-8585

A-1 TRI CRAFT TREE SERVICES (EST. 1986)

HOME SERVICES To advertise call

604-630-3300

AFFORDABLE MOVING 1 to 3 Men

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

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

FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount

Artistry of Hardwood Floors

604-630-3300

Paving/Seal Coating

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

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

To advertise call

RV’s/Trailers

40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $79,000. Ph 604 795-9967

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Handyperson

604-537-4140

604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com

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

Century Hardwood Floors

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

1996 29’ Seabreeze, 454 Vortec, O/D trans, 15mpg, 76,472 miles, loaded, incl. solar, $16,000. 604-791-3758 1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564

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Hardwood Floor Refinishing

1995 FLEETWOOD Coronado, very low miles, new tires, sleeps 6, excellent cond. $13,950 obo, Call 778-822-2475

2011 ARTICFOX 8ft 11', winter package, 1 ton short box, includes slide outs, generator, ac, remote jack, sterio, fully loaded, $27,000, obo, 604-793-3399

HOME SERVICES

• All Bobcat & Mini-X Services • Small Hauls Available • Fast Reliable Service

1994 SPECIAL Edition Travelaire 5th whl, 26.5, generator, lam flrs, $4600 obo (Abbot) 604-504-0408

2008 WILDCAT 24ft 5th Wheel, slide, all auto, TOP LINE. MUST SEE! $21,000. 604-534-4807

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RV’s/Trailers

KODIAK 5TH WHEEL, & hitch, 24ft, all fibre glass, nice cond, $8300 obo. 604-856-7603

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899 2002 Chevrolet Venture No accidents, $3,900. Call: (604) 309-4208; adkooy@telus.net

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RV’s/Trailers

2009 24RKS Jayflt lk new, 3 seasn, slps 6, 1 slide, slr pnl, all apps, $17250, 604-644-8663 Chwk

ABSOLUTE BOBCAT & EXCAVATION LTD. Call Ryan • 604-329-7792 2005 SIERRA 5,000 kms 30ft 5th wheel. Slide. N/S. OBO $18,000. Call: (604) 888-7717

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2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071

RV’s/Trailers

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 140 kms, good cond., $3375. 604-846-8593 after 4pm or all day wkends 2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

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1997 30FT AIRSTREAM Motorhome 454 auto, 5000 watt generator, no slides, exc cond, 81,000 miles, $21,900 obo. 604-531-6875

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Painting/ Wallpaper

#1 PAY-LESS PRO PAINTING 32 yrs exp. Summer Special Ext/ Int. 24 hrs, 7 days. 604-891-9967

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS


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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times

Chim - Chiminey Sweep “Locally Owned and Operated” Established 1978

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Chim-Chiminey Specializes In: • WETT SITE Inspections

• Liners

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• Caps • Installation of Fireplaces

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Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times September 4 2012