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Chipping for charity Honorary Brownie Ethan Gillis, four, adorned his mother’s gloves to help out his sister and other members of the Pitt Meadows Girl Guide movement during an annual tree chipping fundraiser at Meadows Landscape Saturday and Sunday. Participation and donations were down about 30 per cent, said guiding commissionerand leader Lisa Williams, who estimated $1,200 will be divided between the guiding organization and Pitt Meadows Lions Club. While the Sparks, Brownies, Guides, and Pathfinders collected donations and served up hot chocolate and donuts, the Lions members, including president Tom Kubb (below), collected the trees for chipping.

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The search for a former Maple Ridge man, who went missing in November, officially ended last week, with the identification of a body found out near Kent. • More at www.mrtimes.com

Homeowners advised Value of an average Maple Ridge home dropped a few thousand dollars during the past year, at least according to the BC Assessment office. Assessment notices started arriving in the mail last week, and Mayor Ernie Daykin is advising homeowners to carefully review the document to ensure it’s not too high or too low. Appeals must be filed by Jan. 31. • More at www.mrtimes.com

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Maple Ridge firefighters ran a hose several hundred feet to a nearby hydrant Monday morning to fight a barn fire behind a home on 210th Street, near Golden Ears Way, Monday morning. In the meantime, Maple Ridge fire chief Dane Spence (inset left) and another firefighter stood near the smoldering remains of a suitcase and shopping cart on the front lawn after a fire at Cypress Apartments in Maple Ridge on Thursday afternoon. As well, Pitt Meadows firefighter responded to an emergency call (below inset) where a woman was treated for second-degree burns to her hands, face, and neck on Wednesday.

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Multiple calls keep firefighters busy Three people were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation and a woman was treated for second-degree burns. by Sylver McLaren smclaren@mrtimes.com

A barn behind a home at Golden Ears Way and 210th Street was destroyed by an earlymorning fire on Monday. The charred skeleton of the barn was still smoldering when firefighters called in an excavator to level the outbuilding at about 9:30 a.m. The orginal fire call came in to 9-1-1 at 1:42 a.m. No one was hurt in the blaze, according to Maple Ridge fire chief Dane Spence. “It’s an outbuilding... It was fully involved when firefighters arrived. The long, long driveway access to the building itself was difficult,” Spence explained.

“We have no idea of the origin at this time. We have a machine coming to help with the overhaul, an excavator... everything has collapsed on itself so we need the machine to remove parts of the building to assist with the investigation and extinguish the fire.” Also in Maple Ridge, three people were taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation on Thursday, Jan. 3, after a fire broke out in one of the second-floor units of an apartment building at 11926 222nd St. in Maple Ridge. Residents of Cypress Apartments had already put out the fire by the time firefighters

arrived. “The bulk of the fire was extinguished with a dry chemical extinguisher by the residents inside the unit,” Spence explained to The TIMES on scene. He was unsure, at that time, what started the fire. “The individual who rents that apartment has gone to hospital with smoke inhalation,” Spence elaborated. Firefighters tossed a smoldering suitcase inside a shopCurtis Kreklau photo ping cart from a balcony of second-storey westfacing unit. The fire damage was contained to one east-facing apartment. However there was smoke damage throughout the whole second storey, Spence added. The day before, on Jan. 2, Pitt

Meadows firefighters responded to a call in which a woman received second-degree burns from a fondue pot. “It was more of a cooking accident than a fire,” said Pitt Meadows assistant fire chief Brad Perrie. “They were adding more fuel to their fondue pot and it splashed up on her. She had second-degree burns to her face, neck, and hands,” he said, adding that paramedics took her to hospital. “This is why we always warn people to be aware of the limitations of the products, and to follow safety rules,” Perrie explained. Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue had three or four calls during Christmas break for cookingrelated issues. “Cooking fires are the number one cause of residential structure fires. They are all related to complacency and maintenance, people getting distracted and not keeping their appliances clean.”

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first few lean months of the new year, when donations traditionally drop sharply. Boekhorst said the somewhat alarming drop off in donations could be attributed to the fact that many of the people who donated to the local food bank in by Troy Landreville the past have now become tlandreville@mrtimes.com clients, themselves. There are rare occur“Everybody is in the rences when numbers can same boat,” Boekhorst be both telling and missaid. “We have a lot of leading at the same time. working poor, these days. To wit: 31,422 pounds Everybody has a hard time of food was donated to make everything work. to the Friends In Need A lot of people who can (FIN) Food Bank through barely make their rent are December. Many of the coming in for food. And items came from various those were the people who “food-raising” events held were donating, before, and throughout the communthey’ve just gone over that ity. edge.” Adding to the total was Usually in early January, the 9,811 pounds of food there is some overflow coming from donations at from donors who never local participating grocery got around to make a constores. tribution before Christmas, “Sounds Boekhorst impresnoted. “Our donations were sive,” “But then said Ineke way down, and our in February Boekhorst, it’s pretty demand was higher.” a FIN direcdry,” she Ineke Boekhorst tor, “but added, “so it was we really 10,000 pounds less than depend a lot on what [the same time] last year. was donated throughout That’s significant.” December.” During December, FIN As a non-profit organizaserved 2,497 people, an tion driven by volunteers, increase of more than 400 and the only licensed food folks from the same period bank in Maple Ridge and in 2011. Pitt Meadows, FIN relies FIN clients range from heavily on donations to singles, to seniors, to serve its clients. children and teens, to famCurrently, the food ilies. bank’s depots in down“Our donations were town Maple Ridge and Pitt way down, and our Meadows need vegetables, demand was higher,” pasta, meals-in-a-can, baby Boekhorst said. “That usu- formula, and meal replaceally doesn’t work out very ments for seniors, not to well.” mention non-food items Over Christmas, FIN like diapers and toiletries accepts items that it relies such as shampoos, condion to carry through the tioners, and body wash.

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• three 12-hour prohibitions “The police were provided with this new legislation and penalties to help us deal with drinking and driving immediately,” Somerville said. “This legislation is very successful in keeping motorists safe, and helping police by Sylver McLaren quickly identify and deal with drunk drivsmclaren@mrtimes.com ers in an appropriate manner,” added the There was no shortage of RCMP-staffed traffic sergeant. roadblocks throughout B.C. during the RCMP throughout B.C. laid 961 2012 holiday CounterAttack campaign, impaired-related charges from Dec. 2, to but police officers found fewer impaired Jan. 2, compare to 1,434 for the same drivers than in previous years. period last year. A similar trend was apparent in Maple “There’s been very good media coverRidge and Pitt age of the new Meadows, said impaired driving Ridge Meadows legislation and “This legislation is very RCMP Sgt. Dale penalties, and successful in keeping Somerville. I think that’s In December motorists safe, and helping helped people 2012 Ridge make better police quickly identify and choices,” said Meadows RCMP traffic services Cpl. Robert deal with drunk drivers in handed out McDonald, an appropriate manner.” a total of 20 speaking on RCMP Sgt. Dale Somerville impaired-related behalf of the charges – eight provincial RCMP less than the 28 traffic services. given out in December 2011. The following are B.C.-wide numbers The 20 impaired-related charges in the for the 2012 CounterAttack campaign: Ridge Meadows RCMP jurisdiction broke • 272 3-days Immediate Road down as follows: Prohibition (IRP) • six 7-days IRP • 348 90-days IRP • 47 IRP Refusal • One criminal code impaired driving • 34 Criminal Code Impaired Driving charge charges • five 90-day Immediate Roadside • 54 New Driver 12-hour suspensions Prohibitions (IRP) • 57 24-hour suspensions • five 3-day IRP • 135 Drug-related 24-hour Suspensions • one 7-day IRP (this was someone who • eight Drug Criminal Code Impaired had already had a previous 3-day IRP) Driving charges. • five 24-hour prohibitions

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No sympathy for spoiled In the midst of all the hoopla surrounding the end of the National Hockey League lockout, let’s not forget about the “little guys.” The collective “little guys” in this case are the major junior, junior A, and junior B leagues that continued to run while businessmen in tailored suits haggled in boardrooms over billions of dollars of revenue. Don’t overlook the fact that in the months that followed the NHL officially locking out its players on Sept. 15, affordable, entertaining junior hockey was being played at an arena near you. As the debacle dragged on, it was hard to feel any sympathy for either side, not the billionaire owners nor the players, whose average salary is a staggering $2.45 million per season. At the top of the totem pole sits Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby, whose average salary is $8.7 million per year – before endorsements. Even the NHLers on the lowest end of the pay scale are paid more money than most B.C.ers can ever dream of making in a year. The minimum players’ salary starts at $525,000. However, by the time the collective bargaining agreement reaches its 10th and final year, that number will be bumped up to $750,000. Considering that the average Canadian adult’s annual wage is $46,000, the lowest paid NHLer currently makes about 10 times more. Yes, these athletes are in the very top percentile of their profession, but let’s face facts – they chase a rubber disc around a sheet of ice for a living. Closer to home, the junior B Ridge Meadows Flames are building for the Pacific Junior Hockey League playoffs. These young players need support as they represent Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Save your hard-earned cash. Support junior hockey by going to one of the Flames games. – T.L.

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Happy New Year… relatively I’d like to wish you a happy He has more trouble getting New Year… but I’m not sure it’s around than he used to. still appropriate. And he doesn’t hear – or see Of course, the “happy” part is – as well as he did just few decappropriate. It’s always appropriades ago. ate to wish happiness – except But people who meet him are maybe depending on the words almost always impressed more you use to express the sentiment by his youth than they are by his and the context in which they age. are delivered… for instance, you I’ve got to figure some years might want to think twice about are like that. by Bob Groeneveld wishing happiness on anyone For instance, I felt that the past during a barroom brawl or any year was very old by the time it other situation in which you may finally died and left us with its be misconstrued as being insincere. 2013 hatchling. But I digress. And I don’t believe it had anything to do with It’s the newness of the year that puts me in a that paltry extra day apportioned to the leap year questioning mood on this drizzly, dismal (might – taking it slightly more than one quarter of one we call it “drizmal”?) morning. per cent past a normal year’s life expectancy. How long does the New Year stay new? That’s like a Canadian living 80.9 years instead At what point does the New Year simply of the national average of 80.7 years (an extra 72 become just a new year. days – not even two and a half months). Is there a pre-adult period? Or it would be like someone in Swaziland livWhen does it reach middle age? ing 39.7 years, instead of the average 39.6 (an And at precisely what point in our journey extra 39 days). around the sun does the year officially grow old? Women have a four-and-a-half-year edge on us As leap days in leap years are always inserted men here in Canada, with the average between relatively early in the journey, will this ordinary the sexes giving us life expectancy about 20 per year grow old more quickly than last year, a leap cent ahead of the world average (10th place year? Or do both leap and regular years grow old overall). at the same rate, with every fourth year – like Meanwhile life expectancy for men in some of us – just getting older than others at the Swaziland is actually a half-year longer than for end? women, averaging them into second-to-last place Or do we measure the progression of age (Mozambique’s outlook is even more dismal), through each year the way that we do with and precisely 40 per cent below the world averpeople? age. Do some years grow old before their time? Perhaps it is the realization of such differences Do some seem to retain their youth, regardless between most of the world and those of us lucky of the length of the journey? enough to live in the airy heights of Global One Look around you, and you’ll see people who Per Cent society that makes a year like the past personify the crux of this curiosity. one grow old so quickly. I have a 98-year-old father (actually, closer Come to think of it, thoughts like these threaten to hasten the aging process for 2013, too. I’ve to 98-and-a-half – and yes, it’s worth counting) who is younger than most people I know who got to stopping thinking about it… or maybe… are half his age. we should consider doing something about it.

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Unions not ferries’ problem

Dear Editor, I would like to offer a different perspective to Mr. Robson’s take on the deterioration of the BC Ferries from their supposed glory days under WAC Bennett to their sorry state today [BC Ferries needs another Captain Terry, Dec. 24 Just Saying, TIMES]. Mr. Robson is a very knowledgeable businessman and has had incredible experiences in many different fields. However, I do not believe he has ever worked in the marine industry. During my 30-odd years on the Albion Ferry I have had considerable opportunity to work with and get to know many people who have worked in the marine field since before the ’60s, including the BC Ferries, and during one period even represented many of the crews who make up the Gulf Island Fleet as their union representative. Bennett’s navy, as it was often called, paid such low salaries and benefits that it was the joke of the coast. There was no merit system for hiring or promotions. If you were a friend or knew a government official, you had it made.

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House homeless on golf course

Dear Editor, I very seldom care to read a dumb question or statement contained in an editorial by an ex-politico. The question was asked in Gordy Robson’s column [Homelesseness first up on columnist’s hit list, Nov. 20 Just Saying, TIMES] on the Caring Place. He asked “WWJD” – What would Jesus do? – referring to all the problems raised by the community regarding the issue. I would imagine that Jesus would allow Gordy to have all the homeless and downtrodden in our community pitch tents on his golf course, or better yet, He/She might let you develop the golf course into not-forprofit, low-rent housing. Doug and Judy Buker, Maple Ridge

In the mid-60s, senior officers were paid less than $300 a month – less than half what was earned in the tug industry. Safety standards were nonexistent, by today’s standards. I can remember checking out the lifeboat of the ferry leased by the ministry for us to use while the T’Lagunna was at refit, and finding it half full of water. The unionization of the BC Ferries was made possible largely by the fact it was totally removed from the realities of the industry. Women were not allowed to work as deck crew, and I know personally several women who were either fired or laid off because the boss didn’t care for their lifestyle or because they had refused to do “favours” for them. Crews today are regulated and certified by the federal government to international standards. Safety standards are some of the best in the world. And yes, there are accidents. As in any field, there are some bad decisions made. On a ship, a bad decision can have disastrous results. To suggest that the crews today do not have an attitude of public service is also unfair to the thousands of workers who risk their lives every day for the public of B.C. Firefighters, police officers, social workers, and yes, even ferry crews risk their lives because that is part of their jobs, and they are proud to be public-sector workers. As for blaming unions, my experience at the bargaining table gave me ample examples of management refusing to consider cost-saving proposals, because they were suggested by the union. A statement made by a chief government negotiations officer will always stick with me: “It is the right of management to make mistakes.” I will agree with Mr. Robson that management/administration costs are totally out of control. This has nothing to do with unions, work rules, or the people on the ground, and everything to do with the way all governments and major public operations work today. Graham Mowatt, Maple Ridge [Note: A fuller version of this letter is online at www.mrtimes.com. Click on Opinion, or search the writer’s name.]

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Ban source of all drug problems

Dear Editor, Please spare us all from the relentless ignorance of the media [Eager to fight grow-ops now, Dec. 18 Opinion, TIMES].

Crime and marijuana grow-ops would not be as closely intertwined if our government, to speak of another institution seemingly run by ignoramuses,

Stephen Harper

Deal prompts call for recall

Dear Editor, It is obvious Stephen Harper is too stupid and arrogant to know what he is doing to Canada and Canadian resources, and possibly will do in the future. If he keeps pushing these types of deals, Canadians should scream and recall him. Canada has the resources the world needs and wants; we don’t have to beg to get rid of the stuff. Proper negotiations with transparency should be the order. And Canada should have control, not some bully, Communist dictatorship. Lance Felgnar, Pitt Meadows

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Spence request reasonable

Dear Editor, The whole world has been watching Chief Theresa Spence slowly starve to death because Stephen Harper is too stubborn to meet with her. Meanwhile, the country was being torn in two. This is not how Canadians behave. What was the prime minister afraid of? Her request was reasonable. Cheryl Baron, Maple Ridge

had not decided to make the drug illegal. If tomatoes were banned, we would presently be inundated with thousands of home-based tomato growops. If waffles were banned, the cops would be unable to cope with a rising tide of waffle crime. Want to reduce crime? Legalize all drugs. Want to fix the grow-op problem? Legalize marijuana. Want to fix “the needle problem”? Legalize all drugs. Want to save lives? Legalize all drugs. Want to reduce costs? Legalize all drugs. Want to reduce corruption? Legalize all drugs. Want to reduce the spread of disease? Legalize all drugs. Alan Randell, Victoria

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• SongStage, hosted by local songwriter Ivan Boudreau, features singer-songwriter Ranj Singh in the main lobby at The ACT from 7 to 9 p.m. Open mic to follow for songwriters of original material.

January 8

• Coquitlam Prostate Cancer Support and Post events by email to: Awareness Group editorial@mrtimes.com invites Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows residents to their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Coquitlam Pinetree Community Centre. Those involved with prostate problems are encouraged to share concerns and experiences in a confidential atmosphere. No charge (donations accepted). Info: Norm at 604936-8703 or Ken at 604-936-2998.

January 8

• Garibaldi Art Club meets at 7 p.m. in the craft room on the third floor of The ACT. New members welcome. Membership is $50 or $40 for seniors. Find out about 2013 events. Info: www.GaribaldiArtClub.com.

January 8

• Fraser River All Nations Aboriginal Society is hosting its first annual general meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Clubhouse, 11907 228th St.

January 9

• Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Parkinson’s Support Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Ridge Meadows Senior Centre. Open to all persons with Parkinson’s, caregivers, families, and friends. Info: Peta Purdy at 604-463-1332 or rpcoco@telus.net.

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• An Earth Day planning committee is forging connections between the arts and the environment to highlight Maple Ridge Earth Day’s 2013 theme – Earth Arts – with a call-for-artists meeting at The ACT from 7 to 9 p.m. to connect artists and arts groups with environmental groups. • Full listings online at www.mrtimes.com

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Questioning China’s takeover of Nexen

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f they are going to lie about an aircraft carrier, how can we trust them about anything else they may say? Last month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government approved a $15billion takeover of Nexen, a Canadian domestic oil company, by an arm of the Chinese government. Nexen is a large player in the Alberta tar sands projects, which should automatically raise suspicions the Chinese are expecting the Northern Gateway Pipeline to Prince Rupert will be built. They are, therefore, also expecting that Nexen will protect Chinese national interests in the distribution of the oil coming from the tarsands. In 1990, when the Soviet Union was crumbling, an aircraft carrier called the Varyag had almost been completed in the Ukraine. Soviets had been working on the Varyag for more than five years, and the massive steel hull was to become the second Soviet Union’s aircraft carrier and the pride of the fleet. After the Berlin Wall fell in 1992, construction of the Varyag halted and the Soviet Union stopped making payments to the now Ukrainian shipyard. The $2.4-billion project, which was about 70 per cent complete, was stripped of her engines, electronics, and rudder, and the rest of the ship was sold at auction at scrap prices for $20 million. As part of the sale, the Ukraine stipulated the Varyag could not be used for military purposes. That was agreed to by the Chong Lot Travel Agency Limited, a small Hong Kong-

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based company that was the successful buyer. They proposed to tow the Varyag to Macau, where they would moor the ship and convert it into a floating hotel and casino. In 2000, the Chinese company Chong Lot took possession and hired a Dutch tug boat company to tow the Varyag to Macau. The first problem was that Turkey would not permit it to be towed through the Bosphorus Strait. The hulk spent 16 months under commercial tow circling in the Black Sea. The Chinese government came to an agreement with the Turkish government to bring Chinese tourists to Turkey, and Turkey let the ship through the strait. They made it into the Mediterranean, and while passing Greece, they were caught in a forcenine gale. The ship broke loose and after four days of incredible weather, during which at least one sailor was killed, the ship was recaptured and started back on its voyage at about 10 kilometres per hour. Because the Suez Canal does not permit passages of “dead ships” (ships

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without their own power), the Varyag was towed around the Cape of Good Hope for its 30,000-kilometre journey. The Varyag arrived at the Dalvian ship yards in north eastern China in March of 2002. When Macau awarded new casino licences in 2002, Chong Lot Travel Agency was not among the successful bidders. The total cost of acquiring the hulk was $30 million; some $24 million to the Ukrainian government and a little more than $5 million to get it towed to the shipyard. In 2005, the Varyag was moved to a dry dock where a modernization and refit started. Jane’s Fighting Ships (the definitive guide to the world’s war ships) reported that the ship was going to be renamed the Shi Lang, after a famous Ming Dynasty admiral who conquered Taiwan in 1681. In 2011, Beijing confirmed China was building an aircraft carrier. In November 2012 – a month before our prime minister made the $15billion deal with the government of China – China announced that the Varyag had successfully completed sea trials and landed planes on the carrier. It was commissioned on September 2012 and renamed the Liaoning. So, if you see the prime minister before I do, ask him how can he trust the Chinese government, if they are going to lie about an aircraft carrier. Just saying... – Gordy Robson is a former Maple Ridge mayor and a local businessman who was raised in this community. His opinion column appears Tuesdays in the print and/or online versions of The TIMES. Questions and reactions can be emailed to Gordy c/o editorial@mrtimes.com.

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Leanne Koehn, communications person for the Ridge Meadows Recycling Society, was out working in the depot yard in Albion during the holidays. It’s all hands on deck during what she describes as the busiest two weeks of the year. Roxanne Hooper/TIMES

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Maria Rantanen/TIMES Geri and Jim Pattend en (front), owners of IGA Marketplace in Pitt Meadows, donated more than $2,500 to the Friends In Need Food Bank from a dormant community card program. Rece iving the money – in the form of a gift card – were (back, left to right), Friends In Need volunteers Ma ry Robson, Robyn Grevelle, and Peter Dittaro.

In the Zone Fitness personal trainer Ania Glowacka watched over TIMES advertising consultant Ralph De Adder, who took part in a 10-week (three days a week) fitness challenge. He dropped 16 lbs., two inches off his waist, and one full point on his cholesterol count, preparing him to kick start 2013 and a healthier lifestyle thanks to what he gained through the challenge.

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Young Guns’ puck carrier Curtis Cunningham tried to shake off the check More of the Vipers’ Aidan McDonald during a game Photos pitting teams consisting Online of 2005-born players Thursday morning, the final day of a three-on-three hockey tournament at Planet Ice. Inset – McDonald tracked down Young Guns player Conner Robbie.

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Curling contest on One lucky fan can win the chance to throw a rock to the button for $1 million, and have that broadcast live on TSN during the 2013 Tim Hortons Brier in Edmonton, Alb. this March. In order to win the Capital One Million Dollar Button’s grand prize, the finalist must successfully deliver a rock from the hack and place the stone within the button on a regulation curling sheet, in just one shot. But first, they have to enter and be picked. The contest is open until Jan. 28. Fans can enter once per day at www.milliondollarbutton.ca. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

New Ridge Darts Association players Randall Nikkel (shooting) and Brew Crew’s Dave Heron took aim while competing at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 88 recently.

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Darts

Association looks for more players

Sierra Boyd, of the Meadow Ridge Barracudas Atom C1 Team, celebrated her MVP award.

Atom lands bronze

Meadow Ridge Barracuda Atom C1 team took home bronze medals from the Langley’s Angels on Ice tournament during the recent Christmas break. The team of 10 female players included Emma Vasarhely, Mckenna Stuart, Hailey Thomas, Gabrielle Hankey, Sierra Boyd, Tristan Craig, Adriana Mostrenko, Yanika Noel, Monica Madsen and Faith Lige faced some strong competition in the tournament and won four of their five games. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

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

New drinking and driving laws and smoking bans are affecting a local darts club. by Sylver McLaren

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Membership in the local darts league has fallen from more than 300 to fewer than 100. Currently there are about 90 people in the New Ridge Darts Association – seven mixed teams, eight men’s teams, and four teams of ladies, according to the president of the association Clint Chalifoux. “When I first got started there were hundreds, but due to the smoking laws and the new drinking laws, the numbers are lower,” he said. “There are a lot of people out there interested in the league and shooting darts, but they are apprehensive because they think that

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it’s too competitive, but it’s not,” “I’ve been in this league for over said Randall Nikkel, spokesperson 10 years,” said Chalifoux. for the association. “For me the highlight has been Every Tuesday, Wednesday, about the quality of people you and Thursday night members of meet. Whether you win or lose, variouis darts teams meet at local we are all having fun, supporting pubs and carry one another. This on the tradition of is the key thing in throwing missiles at this league. It’s not a dartboard. worth playing if On Tuesdays, the you aren’t having men’s and ladies fun,” he explained. mixed team meet at “There are dart the Royal Canadian experts and those Legion Branch 88 in that have never Maple Ridge for a played,” Chalifoux showdown against added. other teams. For example, one Sylver McLaren/TIMES On Wednesdays of the players is Clint Chalifoux is president of its the ladies who go Donna Knox, who New Ridge Darts Association. head to head. And, was ranked 15th in on Thursdays, its the Canada in 2000. men’s league competition. “It’s a fun sport. This is a really A few players take part in more great league. I enjoy this league than one category. immensely. The people are really Chalifoux plays in the mixed nice and the sportsmanship is league with the Boozers and in the great,” Knox explained. men’s league with the Bullets. “I really love teaching new

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people because it’s so fun,” she said. Knox has been playing darts for 27 years, 12 of those years on a team called Brew Crew. In 1991 Dawn Marchand turned 19 and was finally allowed to play in the adult’s league. “I started playing in this league because my parents did,” Marchand said. Marchand played youth darts from age 12 through 18 and was a national champion at age 16 in 1988. “It’s a fun league,” he said, adding that his team, Hooters & Shooters, only won once last year and the whole team returned for another year and have already won three matches this season. “Many pubs have removed their dart boards. It’s a direct correlation to the drinking and smoking laws, I believe,” said Marchand. For more information or to join the league call Josie Mcarthur at 604-785-1841.

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STEWART, Dennis (Denny) Nov. 29, 1929 - Dec 29, 2012

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of longtime Haney/Hammond resident Denny Stewart. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Allison, 4 children, Bob (Sandy), Joan (Harry), Jim (Ally), Ken (Sherry). 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. Brothers, Dave, Chick (Marilyn), Sam, Herb (Julie) and sister Margaret (Lazlo). Denny will be fondly remembered by many extended family and friends. He has requested no service. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

CONNOLLY, Deane ( nee Guillou)

In loving memory of Deane Connolly ne´e Guillou, Born on February 25, 1955 in Aubigny, Manitoba. A much loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She passed away peacefully on January, 2, 2013 after a long courageous battle with cancer. She will be missed and remembered by her devoted husband Ken, her loving children, David, Ashlie, Steven and her beloved grandson Ryan. She was predeceased by her parents Louis and Eva Guillou. She will be missed by her brothers Paul (Lorene) and Gerald (Gaetane) and sister Laurette (Norm), sister in law Susie Laity and brother in law Terry Connolly and many neices and nephews. Her memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm at the Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel at 11969 -216th St. Maple Ridge, BC followed by a reception. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to BC Cancer Society. You can leave a message of condolence for the family at www.mapleridgefuneral.ca

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It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our cherished mother, Kay DiPrimio (nee Katerina Marteniuk). Kay passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on December 23, 2012. Kay was born April 22, 1923 in Smokey Lake, Alberta. Family was the most important thing in Kay’s life; she was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, auntie and friend. Kay was an extremely strong, independent woman who always spoke, thought, and behaved with great thoughtfulness and compassion. Kay saw the beauty in all the people, places, and things around her. She was a passionate gardener, a lover of sports and the outdoors and she was an extremely talented and competitive opponent at any activity she participated in. Lovingly remembered by her children: Wayne (Gayle), Maryann (Don), Ron (Shirley); grandchildren: Nathan (Jamie), Russell (Laurie), Bryan (Dianna), Taylor, Caedyn, Len and Cindy. Kay is further survived by 10 great grand children and her sister Micky. Predeceased by her loving husband Tony; brothers, Nick, Bill, John, Mike, Alex and George; and sisters Rose, Annie, Mary (Penny), Dora (Dodie), Helen (Bunny) and Nancy. Heartfelt thanks go out to the doctors and staff at Ridge Meadows Hospital and especially to the staff on 2 West for their loving care of our mother in her final days. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a charity of your choice. A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at the Maple Ridge Golf Course (20818 Gold Lane) at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 18th, 2013. Condolences may be sent to www.mapleridgefuneral.ca

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1 to 2 yrs experience. Must have mountain experience. Clean abstract min. 2yrs. Extra pickups and drops paid. Steady runs BC-AB-CAL-TORONTO. Apply with Drivers Abstract Call Dash: 604-746-1008 Ext 113 Email: rav@mitrux.ca or Fax: 1-604-746-1085

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Farm Workers

FARM WORKERS Meadowland Farms Inc. requires seasonal farm workers for blueberry and cranberry farms. Duties include general farm labor, planting, pruning, fertilizing, weed control and harvesting. Work is physically demanding, handling heavy loads, repetitive tasks and standing for extended periods of time. Work is performed outdoors in cold/ damp or hot/dusty conditions. Wages are $10.25 per hour. Work can consist of 50 hours or more over 6 day weeks particularly during harvest. Approx start date March 2013. Please fax your resume to 604-460-2041 No phone calls please.

General Employment

Now Hiring

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Glenda 460-1117 Kay: 604-463-9376

(Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows)

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ARCTIC CO-OPERATIVES LTD is currently recruiting management positions for various Co-op locations in Nunavut. We provide relocation assistance, subsidized accommodations and group benefits. Please forward your resume to: humanresources@ arcticco-op.com Visit www.arcticco-op.com for more information.

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CHILD, William Geoffrey November 23, 1919 - December 26, 2012 Bill will be loved and sadly missed by his wife Dorothy of 68 years, his children, Carol O’Connor, Barry (Linda) Child and Marilyn (Larry) Hall, his grandchildren, Shane (Kirsten), Kim (Rick), Ryan (Sherry), Kristy, Lisa and Michael (Erin), his greatgrandchildren Cole, Ashley, Hailey, Austin, Cory, Shayna, Landon and Chrissa and his brother Ken. Bill was born in Vancouver and served in the Army 15th Coast Artillery for 5 years during World War II. He resided in Vancouver, Nanaimo, Maple Ridge for 40 years and spent his last 6 years in Chilliwack. He worked many years in the retail food industry. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Office Personnel

MAPLE RIDGE OFFICE needs General office worker/Dispatcher. Willing to train but must be a multi-tasker and type at 50+ wpm. Must be flexible and available to work weekdays + Sat or Sun. Knowledge of lower mainland an asset. Starts at $12/hour. Send resume to attn: Chris, email:vancouverrr@gmail.com

Job Listings, From A-Z

From advertising executive or banker to x-ray technician or zookeeper,you'll find it in the Employment Section.

To advertise in Employment call 604-630-3300

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Sales

PROFESSIONAL SALES CONSULTANTS. Central Alberta’s leading Ford dealer requires two professional sales associates to join our award winning team. Denham Ford is Canada’s most highly awarded Ford dealer. We maintain a large inventory of New & Used vehicles & friendly country atmosphere with big city sales volume. We are closed Sundays and all Statutory Holidays. We offer a competitive pay plan with an aggressive bonus structure, salary guarantee and moving allowance. Attention: Dean Brackenbury, GSM. Email: dbrackenbury@denhamford.com Fax 780-352-0986 Toll free 1-800-232-7255 .

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Social Services

Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulfilling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualified applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modifications to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca caregiving@plea.bc.ca

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Trades/Technical

JOURNEYMAN AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNICIAN. Hanna Chrysler Ltd. (Hanna, Alberta) needs a few more good people. Busy, modern shop. $25. $31./hour + bonus, benefits. Great community. Inquire or send resume. Fax 403-854-2845; Email Chrysler@telusplanet.net. NEED A CHANGE? Looking for work? www.dreamscreatethefuture.ca in the Provost region, workers of all kinds are needed now! Visit our website today for more information. PYRAMID CORPORATION is now hiring! Instrument Technicians and Electricians for various sites across Alberta. Send resume to hr@pyramidcorporation.com or fax 780-955-HIRE.

TRUTH IN ''EMPLOYMENT'' ADVERTISING Glacier Media Group makes every effort to ensure you are responding to a reputable and legitimate job opportunity. If you suspect that an ad to which you have responded is misleading, here are some hints to remember. Legitimate employers do not ask for money as part of the application process; do not send money; do not give any credit card information; or call a 900 number in order to respond to an employment ad. Job opportunity ads are salary based and do not require an investment. If you have responded to an ad which you believe to be misleading please call the Better Business Bureau at 604-682-2711, Monday to Friday, 9am - 3pm or email inquiries@bbbvan.org and they will investigate.

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Education

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Cats

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Burial Plots

Above Ground plot in a mausoleum $29,000. Located in prestigious Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby. Above ground, plot in a garden mausoleum setting. Permits burial for family of four. Incls two exterior decorative vases. Priced at market value. 604-272-7250 or 604-874-2423

FOREST LAWN SideXside plots, WHISPERING PINE, LOT #114, GRAVES #7 & 8. $30,000 or best offer. Call: 604-298-0459

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For Sale Miscellaneous

AT LAST! An iron filter that works. IronEater! Fully patented Canada/U.S.A. Removes iron, hardness, smell, manganese. Sine 1957. Visit our 29 innovative inventions; www.bigirondrilling.com Phone 1-800-BIG-IRON . BIG BUILDING SALE... “THIS IS A CLEARANCE SALE. YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20x20 $3,985. 25X24 $4,595. 30X36 $6,859. 35X48 $11,200. 40X52 $13,100. 47X76 $18,265. One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422 www.pioneersteel.ca Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477 STEEL BUILDINGS/METAL BUILDINGS 60% OFF! 20x28, 30x40, 40x62, 45x90, 50x120, 60x150, 80x100 sell for balance owed! Call 1-800-457-2206 www.crownsteelbuildings.ca

AMERICAN BULLDOG PUPS, 4 females/ 2 males left, $800 each, 604-230-1999

GIANT Schnauzer Puppies purebred, ch. sired, not reg. nonshed, non-allergenic, fab pet and companion$1,500 604-858-2374 Golden Retriever X Golden Lab 1st shots, ready Jan 21, to good homes. $500. 604-951-0567

PITT BULL, Bluenose pups, Vet checked, all shots, Genetics/ razors edge blood lines. $1000 obo. 778-237-2824

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

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Pet Services

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Condos/ Townhouses

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6008-12 5017

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Condos/ Townhouses

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Abbotsford

IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565

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4. Periodical (slang) 5. Fiddler crabs 6. Hero sandwich 7. Volcanic mountain in Japan 8. Of I 9. Indicates position 10. Legislative acts 11. Low sustained cry 12. Human resources (abbr.) 13. Supported by a prop 14. Megabyte 17. 9/11 Memorial designer Michael

31. Apexes 32. Firth of Clyde’s largest island 33. The Bringing 19. yearssuit someone has 36. Forsyth novel “The Day of existed TheDistilled ___” fr. fermented molasses 20. 37. Perceive with the eyes

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54. Opposite of LTM 55. A very large body of water 58. Was Ma’sintroduced partner to 38. 59. Lines Integrated circuit 39. of verse 60. Household Rhode Island 41. god (Roman) 61. Potato state

42. Military mailbox 43. Challenge aggressively 46. Posted 49. 1000th of an ampere 51. General’s assistant (abbr.) 52. Bovine sound 53. Associated press 54. Opposite of LTM 55. A very large body of water 58. Ma’s partner 59. Integrated circuit 60. Rhode Island 61. Potato state

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Burnaby

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

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

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Borrow Up To $25,000

GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576

RENO’D 770SF 2nd fl with new appliances insuite laundry, pets kids ok $177,777 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593

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

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

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

TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580

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Port Moody

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. $349K neg. Please call (604) 939-0120 or e-mail sol.friedman2011@gmail.com.

NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598

PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547

Chilliwack INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642

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

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

6008-04

$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557

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

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Surrey

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

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IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543

6008-28

Richmond

UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616

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Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times Houses - Sale

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Abbotsford

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Houses - Sale

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Langley/ Aldergrove

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Houses - Sale

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Surrey

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Houses - Sale

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

For Sale by Owner

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AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618

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

6020-06

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

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

Chilliwack FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533

1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367

2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on http://propertyguys.com/propert y/index/id/69236

11 ACRE lot w/1296sf 3br 2ba Updated modular home Ryder Lake area $475K 604-316-7775 see uSELLaHOME.com id5640

AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603

6020-18

PAD IN Ruskin MHP. Pet & family friendly! Rent $449/mo. Great view of Stave River. New home $89,900 incl F&S, DW, upgraded carpet. Call Chuck 604-830-1960. PropertyGuys.com id # 81635

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 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 $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892

WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958

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Houses - Sale

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

E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628

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

PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511

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Coquitlam

OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272 ONE OF A KIND HOME in Coquitlam, 3600sf, $150k in renos, Mortgage helper, $799,900. Call 604-768-8879

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

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Ladner/ South Delta

6020-22

New Westminster

528 E. Columbia St., New West Custom built 3 BR home, 4 baths, superb view. A must see. $789,000. Rick 604-727-0043

6020-24

North Delta

UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604

6020-30

FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $549,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631

GREEN TIMBERS reno’d 2400 sf 4br 3ba, lg 7800sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617

Port Moody GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $765K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506

OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606

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Surrey

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

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132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568

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

Industrial/ Commercial PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 p15.78@hotmail.com

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

Lots & Acreage

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

SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $830,000 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

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MULTI FAMILY, 10 RENTAL HOMES in Mission with $91,000 net income, on 6.5 acres, $1,025,000. 604 838-8692 CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 55+ complex $63K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400

HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611

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Out Of Town Property

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

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

5 ACRE blueberry farm with garage water & sewer at property line $949K 604-880-5069 see uSELLaHOME.com id5642

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

Other Areas BC

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

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

Mission

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6025

CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $789,800 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564

6020-20 2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349

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

6050

Vancouver East Side

OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion. EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552

Lots & Acreage

Okanagan/ Interior

Real Estate Investment

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

INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613

6035

Mobile Homes

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

CHILLIWACK REDUCED must be moved 1130sf 2br 2bath mobile $7,500obo 604-795-7570 see uSELLaHOME.com id5612

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 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

ESTATE SALE 2 BR + lndry rm, 14 x 60 Mobile Home, $10,000 comes with w/d, d/w, f/s, a/c in master bdrm, removable wheel chair ramp. 14 x 50 ft covered carport, 14 x 10 ft shop, 14 x 60 ft fenced yard, comes w/lawnmower, pad rental $650/mo. #42-8190 King George Blvd. Sry. Cheryl 1-604-768-6761

NEW SRI 1152 sq ft, 3 BR, dbl wide $77,900. Full gyproc single wide $66,900. Repossessions 1974-2007. Call 604-830-1960

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

PAD IN Ruskin MHP w/view, pet, fam ok, rent $449/mo, new home $89,900. Chuck 604-830-1960

6035

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

CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304 HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709 www.CanTico.ca

NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556

PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537

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Recreation Property

3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191

CABIN 15 mins SE of Hope BC Surrounded by mountains rivers Tall cedars, trails, clean air. 3 BR, 1.5 ba, 6appls, sleeps 12+ $239K by owner, 604-795-3663 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/

Mobile Homes

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

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Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times Recreation Property

6508

Apt/Condos

JUNIPER COURT 415 Westview St, Coq

Close to Lougheed Mall, all Transportation Connections, Schools & S.F.U. HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491

office: 604- 939-8905 KING ALBERT COURT 1300 King Albert, Coq

Close to Transportation, Schools & S.F.U. LOT & Trailer. This little gem is located 120 miles from Van, pool - C.H, hiking, fishing, history of Caretaker, maint $775/yr, reduced winter price $30,000. Lot 33 - 30860 Trans Canada Hwy Yale BC. Ph 1-604-792-6764 Mayne Island Recreational 1/3 acre lot, community water, 1blk to Beach, $89,500, 778-245-0965

office: 604-937-7343 cell: 778-863-9980

6605

Townhouses Rent

PITT MEADOWS 3 BR T/H, quiet family complex, Rent geared to income, n/p, 604-465-4851

6620

Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR APT, $705 & $800, Port Coquitlam, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

AMBER ROCHESTOR 545 Rochester Ave, Coq

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

AMBER (W)

401 Westview St, Coq Large Units. Near Lougheed Mall. Transportation & S.F.U.

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

ARBOUR GREENE 552 Dansey Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358 BBY NORTH, 2 BR newly reno’d ste, 5 new appls, 2 balcony, sec’d prkg. Avail now. $1100. NS/NP. Near SFU, transit. 778-240-7023

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

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

Call 604-530-0030

COQ CENTRE newer 1 BR, 1 BR + den, 2 BR 2 bath, suites in rental building located in Windsor Gate Estates. Includes clubhouse, h/w, 5 appls, nr transit, cats ok, N/S. From $1060. Dec 1. Move-in bonus. Van 604-468-1698 COQ WW Plateaux; Montreaux, 1000sf, 2 BR, 2 f/ bath, inste W/D, gas f/p, sec prkg. Fitness Centre, pool etc, shops/ amenities! $1295. NS/NP. 604-764-1718

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

office: 604- 936-1225

2008 PT Cruiser, white, auto, 4 dr, exc cond. 55km, all seasons, 4 new snow tires, Estate Sale, $9000 obo. Call 604-287-8756

1977 DODGE Daytona Charger, 2 door, auto, V8, 2 tone blue, 1 owner, $7,500. 604 576-0836

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Luxury Cars

Warehouse/ Commercial

TAKE OVER LEASE, 14 mths left, cls to skytrain & Braid St, New West, 1850 SF Warehouse, $1850/mo. Call 604-346-5298

9102

Auto Finance

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE?

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 BR, $1030/mo, $2500 share purchase. 3 BR, $1134/mo, $3500 share purchase. By bus & schools. No subsidy. Pets ok. 604 465-1938

6515

Duplexes - Rent

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

9145

Scrap Car Removal

Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 www.kiarichmond.com

9110

6540

Houses - Rent

BBY N. VIEW upper 2 BR + Den, 2 baths, shared w/d & utils, $1300, Lower 2 BR $850, n/p, 121 North Warwick. 604 299-0403

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau special model, like new loaded. $6600. 604-534-2997

POCO RANCHERS; 3 BR, 2 bath or 3 BR, 1 bath. reno’d, all appl. $1500. NS/NP. 604-657-6448 STOP RENTING-RENT TO OWN ● No Qualification - Low Down ● CHILLIWACK – 9557 Williams St, 3 bdrm, 2 level HOUSE, new fridge, Gas stove, hot water heater, with 10% down... $888/M Call 604-435-5555 for showing www.HomeBuyingCenter.ca

6590

Rooms

M RIDGE Room for rent in home, close to everything. $450 All inclusive, Call 604-446-1639

6602

1991 CHEVROLET Corsica Stk# UC250637 $1,980 West Coast Nissan. 1-888-466-4679

2004 CHRYSLER Pt Cruiser GT Turbo 5sp, 98K, 1 owner, f/load, exc. cond, $5395, 604-855-2337

2004 DODGE Neon, 2.0 SX, a/c, power windows, standard tran, 200k, exc cond. $3200 604-824-6792 or 604-855-1406

2005 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser Conv. $8,000 Stk# UT620748 West Coast Mazda (866) 334-2122

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

2007 CHARGER #UC856054 $10,500. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928 1966 CADILLAC Coupe de ville a/c, pwr pkg, nr new tires, was $7500, now $6500 604-793-5520

THE SCRAPPER SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2H

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566

2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: juliekemble@hotmail.com 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097

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

1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520 1988 MAZDA B2200, low rider, with mags, good cond. working order, $3500 obo. 604-859-1939

2003 CADILLAC Escalade, low km’s, original white, loaded. $21,500 obo, 604-855-6108

1995 FORD F-250, 7.3 DIESEL, auto, 2WD, long box, ext cab, new tires, 1 owner, exc cond, 350km, all hwy $6500 604-744-8111

2003 FORD F-150 LARIAT SUPERCREW Excellent condition with 5.4 L engine, trailer towing pkg. Leer tonneau cover. 164,000 kms. $12,500. Call: (604) 852-9002

1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371

2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

“Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz?” (Janis Joplin)

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376 2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 18,500 k’s, like new cond $39,900. 604-793-5520

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

2007 KAWASAKI Vulcan 900, new saddle bags/batt, w/shield, bike cover. $5,500. 604-209-1039 2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

BBY, CENTRAL. 2 BR. 5 appl., gas f/p. Ns/np. $1100/mo incl utils, Avail now. 604-298-0634.

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

COQ CENTRAL, 1 BR gr lev ste, new carpet, paint, priv patio/yrd, sh’d W/D, $750 inc util. NS/NP. Avail Feb 1. 604-299-5435 PO CO northside bright ground level 2 BR , 1100sf, sept ent, priv yd, 4 appls. N/s, Avail now. $990 incls utils. 604-945-7444

2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629

2000 GMC Sierra 3500 Auto 210,000 kms crew cab 4x4 long box 350 eng Auto work truck incl. canopy & headache rack $3,500. 604-820-0486

2009 MUSTANG GT California Special $26,400. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

1986 CHRYSLER New Yorker w/collector plates, 66,000 orig km, loaded, $2950 obo 604-855-0633

COQ 2 BR g/lvl ste, incls utils & cbl, w/d, $1300, nr Poirer Rec Ctr, ns/np, Avail Now. 604-931-6709

1997 JEEP Grand Cherokee LTD all wheel dr, 171K loaded, was $6500 now $5995 ex cond 604-793-5520

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1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car

9130

Suites/Partial Houses

BBY, CENTRAL. 2 BR, steps to skytrain, N/s, N/p, 5 appl., $1200 + 40% utils, Feb 1. 604-298-0634.

1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094

1956 OLDSMOBILE Sedan, excl cond 324/ Rocket 88 78,000 org miles. A must see $12,000. 604-702-1997

COQ CENTRE, Westwood St. Upper 3 BR, 5 appls, patio, carport. Avail Jan 1. $1100 + 2/3 utls. N/S. Pet ok. 778-968-7966

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC

Collectibles & Classics

AVAIL JAN 15/FEB 1, 4 BR house, 2633 James St., Abbotsford. $1300/mo. No utils, No Pets. Can be used as legal office space as well. 604-583-6844, 604 809-7796

9155

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

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

We Loan Our Own $$$$

COQ 5 mins to L/heed mall 3 BR in 4 plex, 1.5 baths, 1250 sf , skylight $1250 also 2 BR lower 1200 sf $995. 4 appls, fnced yd, 2 car pkng. Av now. 604-346-8569

Cell: 604 813-8789 COQ 1 BR apt, quiet complex, inc hot water, laundry facils, free parking, nr amen, N/P. $740. Dec 1. 604-939-9281.

Domestic

PARK TERRACE

22588 Royal Crescent Ave, Maple Ridge

6508

9125

Call for Specials!

ROYAL CRESCENT ESTATES

RV LOT at CULTUS LAKE HOLIDAY PARK with year round camping access; finished in paving stones, low fees. All ament Grt loc. Moving must sell $107,500. 1-604-795-9785

Domestic

2 BR & 3 BR Townhouse $850 & $990, Port Coq, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-464-0034

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

9125

A17

2011 MUSTANG COUPE #UC143138 $18,300. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve

E-SCOOTERS NEW & USED Have collection of E-Scooters. All performance mods & Lithium available. Christmas Specials! $800 - $1600. 604 615-6245.

9135 2012 MUSTANG GT #UC213035 $31,000. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

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

$49 includes one print ad (in 3 markets), + one online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Craig can’t do that! Forget updating and monitoring ads. We do the work. You get what you need – guaranteed! Book today! Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers

CAR DOLLY good condition 13 inch wheels, has many uses, $450 obo 604-820-8218

9145 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

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Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times Sports & Imports

2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751

2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283

2005 Acura MDX 122,700 kms Excellent Condition, many nice luxury features. 3rd row seating makes this a very reliable and safe family vehicle $16,000 email: jthomson0621@gmail.com

2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235

2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.

2006 FORD F250 4x4, 8 cyl stnd, 170k’s, 5.4L EFI, tow pkge, alpine stereo, single cab $7900. 604-819-3610

2001 VW CABRIO Stk# UC814127 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

9160

Sports & Imports

9160

Sports & Imports

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

2010 LEXUS IS350C, Stk# UC503513 West Coast Toyota. 1-855-218-9319

2007 MAZDA 3 sedan,Stk# UC696112. West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2011 HYUNDAI Sonata, $16,995 Stk# UC094740 West Coast Toyota. 1-855-218-9319

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE? 2007 MAZDA3 $11,500 Stk# UC767667 West Coast Mazda (866)334-2122

Bad, None, or NEW CREDIT?

We Loan Our Own $$$$

2007 MAZDA3 Sport $9,900. Stk#UC619188 West Coast Mazda (866)334-2122

9173

2003 CHEVROLET IMPALA UC253372 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends

2003 MAZDA Prote´ge´ 5, 5 spd, 140K km, new water pump, timing belt & front wheel bearings, sunroof, pwr windows, locks, cruise, aircared, nice cond. $7,000. 778-227-2010

2007 TOYOTA Matrix $12,000 Stk#UC650872 West Coast Mazda (866)334-2122

2004 PONTIAC Montana, auto, 7 passager, grey, no accidents, 180Kms, $3,900. 778 278-5188

2007 TOYOTA Tacoma 4x4, STK# UT409018 West Coast Toyota. 1-855-218-9319

2004 AUDI A4, auto, 4dr, grey, loaded, no accidents, 1 owner, 146Kms, $8,900. 778 278-5188

2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2006 TOYOTA Sienna Stk# UT496283 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2008 MKX #UT023155 $26,000. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

2009 NISSAN MURANO Stk# UT108904 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2004 CELICA GT-S #UC072420 $9500. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

2005 ACURA TL #UC803362 $12,800. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

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

2011 F-150 Platinum #UT098192 $46,000. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

9160

Sports & Imports

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

2008 ACCORD EX-L #UC02003A $18,800. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

2009 COROLLA #UC053122 $12,000. West Coast Ford Lincoln 866-772-1928

9515

Boats

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

2005 BIGFOOT Camper, 9 ft 6, 2 new vents, air cond, fully equip, $18,000, 604-746-8210

2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack

2009 SMART Fortwo, low kms, Stk# UC301524 $7,980 West Coast Nissan 1-888-466-4679

24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961

9522 2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739

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

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

2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548

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

26’ TOPAZ Rear Bunk Model 1 kms 26’ rear bunk model. Top quality and excellent condition. $9,500. shayley@shaw.ca

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Snowmobiles/ ATV

2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546

2011 TRIPLE-E, Class B, M/H, 6yr wrty, low km’s, loaded, mint, $95,000 obo, 604-855-6108

8055

Cleaning

HOUSE CLEANING ★ Move Ins/Outs ★ Staging ★ Organizing ★ Inside Windows ★ Blinds Gift Cards for All Locations mariescustomizedcleaning @gmail.com Call Marie 604-467-1118

8080

Electrical

8155

Landscaping

LANDSCAPING, DRAINAGE, fall cleanups, salting, snow removal Aries Bobcat, Dave 604-808-9017

8220

Plumbing

Excavating

ABSOLUTE BOBCAT & EXCAVATION LTD.

Call Ryan: 604-329-7792

8130

Handyperson

RV’s/Trailers

2007 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE M580 153 x 2 1/4 in track, 350 original miles, 1 black 1 orange, mint cond, reverse. $4400 each obo (Black) Dave 604-850-7381 (Orange)James 604-850-1381

8240

Renovations & Home Improvement

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

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

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

8087

2003 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE Z440, fan cooled, electric start, reverse, 121in track, twincarbs, 50 orig miles, $2200 obo. Call Dave 604-850-7381

8315

Tree Services

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

Jerry 604-618-8585 Andrew 604-618-8585

604-630-3300

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New Year, New Look Refer to the Home Services section for all your home improvement, decorating, and design needs.

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

1977 DODGE camper van. Good condition. Stove/fridge/furnace. $2,800 obo. 604-599-3835

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Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

2010 HONDA Civic DX-G, stk# UC044851. West Coast Toyota. 1-855-218-9319

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

2009 26’ Grey Wolf super light brand new trailer, 1 pull out, 3 pce bath, full kit, 15’ awning, used 4x. $16,000 obo. 604-532-0726

HOME SERVICES

• All Bobcat & Mini-X Services • Small Hauls Available

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

1994 MAZDA MX6 Stk# UC197588 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2007 ITASCA CAMBRIA 29h Class C Motorhome, F.L. 26876km was $56,900 reduced to $54,900obo 604-793-5520

RV’s/Trailers

1997 ARCTIC CAT, SNOWMOBILE 580 powder special, 136 in tracjk, 1800 miles, 1 owner exc cond no damage, $1800 obo James 604-850-1381

• SNOW REMOVAL

2005 MAZDA RX-8 GT $11,995 Stk#UC146248 West Coast Mazda (866)334-2122

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

9522

2003 30’ Citation Supreme 5th Whl, 2 slides, exc cond, rear living, loaded, many extras, new tires & batteries. Hitch incl. $32,000. 604-794-7529 (Chwk)

• Fast Reliable Service 2010 TOYOTA Matrix, Stk# UC213959 West Coast Toyota. 1-855-218-9319

RV’s/Trailers

2007 NISSAN SENTRA Stk# UC600479 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486

2007 FORD E-150 Stk# UT024943 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

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

9522

Vans

2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725

2004 MAZDA B3000, Stk# UT011369. West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

RV’s/Trailers

Over 500 Cars Available Through our 9 Dealerships!

Guaranteed Auto Loans Call Bryan 1-888-815-1314 www.kiarichmond.com

2002 MAZDA 626 auto, air, Stk# UC276035. West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

9522

2010 KIA FORTE COUPE Stk# UC106435 West Coast Nissan call for best price 1-888-466-4679

SNOW REMOVAL

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

1994 - 11 ft Timberline Camper. Electric jacks & more. Excellent cond. $7,950. Call 604-576-6598

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

310-JIMS (5467) BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

TODAY'S PUZZLE ANSWERS


Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times

Tuesday, January 8, 2012

A19

THIS WEEK’S PICK OF THE LOT

2005 Hyundai Tuscon GL

$

11,990

V6, Auto, Sunroof, Leather STK: 8A34872-A

2008 Honda Civic DX-G

2008 Honda Accord EX

YOU CAN ENJOY PEACE OF MIND WHEN PURCHASING A MARV JONES HONDA CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED VEHICLE, ALL CARS QUALIFY FOR THE FOLLOWING:

$

15,990

4 Door, Auto, What a deal! STK: 8A8610A

2010 VW Golf 2.5L

1

$

12,990

2 door, only 94,000 km + extended warranty STK: 8A3650Z-A

2010 Honda Ridgeline EX-L

NADbank, ComBase: Adults 18+, print and online

6 Year/ 120,000km Powertrain warranty on all 2007 & newer Hondas

2

$

17,990

Comfortline, auto, superb condition STK: 9F1224A

2010 KIA Sportage LX-V6

7 day/1000km exchange program $

33,990

$

19,990

4WD, 3.5L, Crew Cab, Immaculate

100 point safety inspection

2.7L, V6, Auto, Local, Only 32,000kms

2009 Jeep Wrangler

4

2006 BMW 323 Sedan

STK: 8A2208

DO THE MATH. ADVERTISE IN THE NEWSPAPER.

3

STK: 4D312A

Reduced interest rates starting at 0.9% on select models $

16,990

Hard top, AWD, only 55,000km STK: 8A7612A

2008 Honda Fit

5

Complimentary BCAA reports on all off make brands

$

13,990

Auto, Premium package, 94,000 km STK: 8A1310A

2009 BMW 528i

6

$

12,990

Competitive Bank Rates with Easy Approvals from A rated lenders

4 door hatch, Sport package, 51,000kms STK: 8A69412

2006 Chevy Cobalt LS

$

6,990

2.2 L Coupe, Only 96,000 km STK: 2B2422A

$

26,990

3.0L 4 Dr, Local, No Accidents STK: 8A9839

2006 Dodge Durango SLT

$

15,990

V8, Loaded, No Accidents, 77,000 km STK: 5K8558A

NADbank, ComBase: Adults 18+, print and online

Sales 604.465.5464

Service 604.465.7622

20611 LOUGHEED HWY., MAPLE RIDGE

WWW.MARVJONESHONDA.COM DO THE MATH. ADVERTISE IN THE NEWSPAPER.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2012

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times

Langley Farm Market PRODUCE

AVOCADOS HASS

Product of California ($1.30/kg.)

Product of Mexico

2 for $100

2 for $500

/lb

SWEET CARROT

RUSSET POTATOES

Product of California (5 lb Bag)

Product of Washington (10 LB BAG)

2 for 5

Product of USA (3 lb Bag)

2 for 5

$ 00

¢

MEAT ITEMS PITT 2011 MEADOWS LOCATION ONLY

Product of California • Clamshell 1 lb

58¢

BOILER ONIONS

88

FRESH (Deardoff) STRAWBERRIES

NAVAL FANCY ORANGE LARGE

/ea

$ 00

M E AT

Chicken Drummettes

Pork Shoulder Butt Roast

Top Sirloin Steaks

399/lb

($8.80/kg) $

229/lb

($5.05/kg) $

429/lb

($9.46/kg) $

Pork Shoulder Butt Steaks (Family Pack)

229/lb

(5.05/kg) $

G RO C E RY

Balocco

Gourmet Village

BE 100% Pure

McVites

McVites

Wafers (Assorted) Recipe Books) Coconut Water Digestives Cookies $ 49 $ 50 $ 50 ¢ $ 49 175g ............. 99 ea. ................... 2 ea. (520 ml) ....... 1 ea. (500 g)) ....... 2 ea. (300 g)) ....... 2 ea. Chicken Sausage Bun

BA K E RY

(100g)........................................................................

1

Marble Cookies

/Each (230g)........................................................................ $250/Each

$ 00

DELI

Freybe Proscuitto German Edam Cheese ¢ $ 38 Black Forest Ham 100g................. 99 Salami 100g................................ 1 100g........................................... $119

WE ARE HIRING!

2011

FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: • MEAT CUTTER • BAKER

Specials valid Tues. January 8 - Sun. January 13, 2013 while quantities last

N

LOUGHEED HWY.

LANGLEY FARM MARKET

PITT MEADOWS

LFM

604-460-7122

For fresh and quality foods

12438 Harris Road

LANGLEY FARM MARKET

For freshness & quality you can count on!

• YOUR CHOICE • OUR HONOUR • OUR EFFORTS • OUR AWARD

Thank you to all our valued customers for supporting us!

MAPLE RIDGE

#1-22621 Lougheed Hwy

604-466-0281

➞W

LOUGHEED HWY.

E➞

NEW HOURS: Mon-Sat 8:30 am-7 pm; Sun/Holiday 9:00 am-6 pm

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