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Resident pleads for school site Council will decide next week how to proceed with a lot that school board doesn’t need. by Maria Rantanen

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Jim MacDonald, past president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 88, announced last week that the Legion Tower is being sold.

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Buyer found for Legion Tower Legion members voted last year to sell the apartment building. by Maria Rantanen

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The local legion has found a buyer for the Legion Tower, a 89-unit apartment building. Members of Branch 88 of the Royal Canadian Legion voted last March to sell the building, which is

on 224th Street just north of Brown Avenue, one of several residential buildings owned by the branch. On Friday, the branch executive announced that they had found a buyer, whom they describe as “a reputable, well-established company.” The legion wanted to make sure that the buyer would allow the tenants to be secure in their homes “well into the future,” said Branch 88 past president Jim MacDonald in

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a statement. That is the key to the deal, MacDonald said, and the company that is purchasing the Legion Tower was willing to do it “on our terms.” “There will be no major changes, drastic rent increases or evictions when the property changes hands,” he added. “However the building may be subject to the same controlled rent increases that every other rental facility in the province must face.”

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Maple Ridge council will consider whether to remove a school site designation at its next week’s council meeting. The decision to consider it was made at Monday’s council committee meeting, a week after a Silver Valley resident made an impassioned plea to keep the school site Ernie Daykin on 136th Avenue. Last week, Silver Valley resident Maple Ridge mayor Nicole Read spoke at Tuesday’s council meeting, and she pleaded with council not to take a school site designation off a property on 136th Avenue after the school district stated it doesn’t need the lot for a school. Read quoted from the District of Maple Ridge’s Vision 2025 document that states the municipality wants to be a “world-leading example of thoughtful development and a socially cohesive community.” Read said “in principle” the Silver Valley plan was an example of thoughtful planning but criticized how it was being carried out, but that “beyond building homes you are failing to execute the plan,” she said. Read said lifting the zoning is “out of alignment” with the Vision 2025 document. The municipality allowed homes to be built and realtors to sell, Read said, but “now that the homes are here, you fail to bring the amenities into our neighbourhoods that will bring us social cohesion,” she told council. Read said if the plan cannot be executed as it was first envisioned, it is council’s “responsibility” to be thoughtful and undertake a replan process. “Integrity is coming back to the public to admit that things are not proceeding as planned and replanning in a way that allows you to be true to Vision 2025,” Read said. Maple Ridge Mayor Ernie Daykin said he felt the passion in Read’s presentation, but he was taken aback at the reference to council’s integrity. “I don’t want to take that personally,” Daykin said. “But sometimes it’s hard not to.” And he said he disagreed with her analysis of the execution of the area plan, saying “I think the Silver Valley Plan is working.” “There’s some great examples of development up there that wouldn’t have happened without the vision of the plan,” Daykin added. “We’re trying to develop in a way that’s respectful of the terrain.”

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Freemasons aren’t a secret society, rather they are a society with secrets. But their secrets are not nefarious. Nor are they a cult, a religion, or in league with Satan. These are just some of the accusations and misinformation spread about the global fraternal organization, according to Robert Prince, the worshipful master of the Landmark Freemasons Lodge, which meets in Haney. “You name it, they’ve thrown the accusation at us,” Prince said of rumours about the centuries-old fraternal organization. In fact, the ideas of Freemasonry have been behind some of the greatest democratic movements in the world, Prince said, with their principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity. Freemasonry is not a religion, but all Freemasons believe in a supreme being, and those who belong to a religion swear an oath to uphold their religion when they become a member of the brotherhood. The lodge room in Maple Ridge contains a Bible and a Torah, the Christian and Jewish holy books, because there are both Christian and Jewish members of the lodge. If there were Muslim members at the lodge, there would be a Koran as well. “It’s an accepting fraternity,” Prince said. “We don’t look to exclude people, we include people.” Religion and politics are not discussed at the lodge because they can be divisive issues. Freemasons are a fraternity of men who have been coming together for centuries to improve themselves and to fraternize. The first Grand Lodge was recorded as emerging in 1717, but Prince said there are stories of freemasonry going back much farther. They have, however, sworn an oath to keep the secrets of what happen in their lodge, but over the years, people have broken that oath, and their secrets have been spread, especially with the advent of the Internet. Their secrets include their rituals and a mode by which Freemasons recognize each other. Because some Freemasons have broken their oath of secrecy, there is a lot of information in the public library and online about the fraternity, but there is a lot of “crap” about the organization as well, Prince said. There has been an upsurge in interest in Freemasonry recently, Prince said, as people are looking for meaning in their lives. This week, the Port Coquitlam lodge will hold an open house to allow the public to learn more about Freemasonry.

Robert Prince is the Worshipful Master of the Landmark Lodge, one of two local Freemason groups. Maria Rantanen/TIMES

There are two lodges in Maple Ridge, the Prince David Lodge and the Landmark Lodge, which Prince belongs to. The Landmark Lodge meets twice a month, during which they have their business meeting, an emergent meeting, their education, which entails a lesson on becoming better men, and their ritual work. And then there is the socialization aspect: “hang out with your brothers,” Prince said. The ritual work of the Freemasons is meant to help the members become improved men, and then use what they have learned to better the world. Freemasons strive to be respectful to life, useful to mankind, and an ornament to the society of Freemasons, Prince said. Their priorities are family first, work next, and Freemasonry third.

In the lodge, which is organized into north, south, east, and west, there are two stones at front, one a rough-hewn stone which represents man when he becomes a Freemason, the other one, smooth and polished, which represents the perfect person that a Freemason is striving to be. While members of the brotherhood are expected to be charitable, the Freemason Lodge is not a service club, and the purpose is self-improvement. But there is a charity arm to Freemasons in the form of the Shriners. District 28, which includes Maple Ridge and Port Coquitlam, will hold an open house on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the DeWolf Lodge Hall, 2660 Shaughnessy St., in Port Coquitlam. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event begins at 7 p.m.

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Children who want to play sports, but can’t afford to, will benefit from the Orange You Glad You Helped A Kid fundraiser being held at Thrifty Foods. With a goal to send as many kids as possible into a season of sport, for the next three weeks Thrifty Foods will donate to KidSport $1 from the sale of every four-pound bag of organic Buck Brand oranges. “I am thrilled to have this opportunity to build a relationship with Thrifty Foods. Together we can make a difference to a great many young people in our commun-

ity,” said Len Walters, KidSport chair. “The community is behind this fundraiser and are eager to contribute their $1 to KidSport. Everyone is impressed by Buck Brand oranges – they are very sweet and juicy,” explained Walters. “KidSport is a fantastic organization. I believe that every kid, regardless of their financial situation, should be allowed to play organized sports,” said Arran Henn, who was at Thrifty’s Maple Ridge location broadcasting on QMFM. Buck Brand grower Lisle Babcock will be at Thrifty’s on Feb. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. And, a few other events that support KidSport are coming up in the community. On April 27 there will be a pub night fundraiser at Haney Public House. On May 17, 18, 19 there will be a ball hockey tournament, and on July 8 there will be the third annual Wes Durkson Golf Tournament.

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Good apples trump evil It’s often said that “one bad apple spoils the whole barrel.” While that is true of apples (for both chemical and biological reasons), the recent fundraiser for Alex has once again proved that it’s stretching the point way too far to apply the truism to people. Every community has a few bad apples – that’s why we have laws and police to enforce them. But the vast majority of people in any given community are “good apples,” and remain good, despite the bad ones in our midst. Indeed, sometimes the bad apples bring Scan this page with out the best in the good ones. You can’t get much better than the car that was donated by Ian Speckman and his team at Maple Ridge Chrysler to a young woman – Alex – recently kidnapped and beaten for being a Good Samaritan. And the fact that people like Speckman often make no effort to take credit for their magnanimity – in fact, as in this case, make a conscious effort towards anonymity – only underscores the point. A group of concerned good apples set out to prove that the Maple Ridge barrel is far from spoiled. We’ll go so far as to say that those good apples actually help to immunize the community against the bad apples. And judging from comments we received on our Facebook page , it’s clear we’re not alone in that assessment. For instance, Virgina Windover wrote, “Still a lot of caring people… let’s give them a HUGE applause.” Larry Styba described the Chrysler team as “Very classy,” while Rosemary Johnson described them as “awesome.” Faye Luxemburg-Hyam, executive director of the Family Education centre, added: “Thank you Ian and Maple Ridge Chrysler for helping the young woman and providing yet another example of how wonderfully generous our community is!” – B.G.

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Bugged about catching bugs Sometimes I find the English I know I tend to be more easily language annoying. annoying while in the grips of a I didn’t catch this bug. particularly nasty bug such as the It caught me. one that has grabbed hold of me Believe me, I have caught lots this past little while. of bugs. But I do not want something I caught them in fields and in that is good for a bug that is runtrees and in ponds and all sorts of ning roughshod over my flagging places when I was a little kid. constitution (which is significantBugs and frogs – I caught ly different from a constitutional plenty of both – as well as lizards flag – like the Red Maple Leaf and toads and all manner of creawhose adoption by Canada’s parby Bob Groeneveld tures incapable of fighting back… liament is celebrated annually, but I digress. albeit rather quietly this year, I caught hundreds of bugs while studying on Feb. 15, which was last Friday… but I am entomology in university many, many years ago digressing yet again). (long enough now, that I could easily add one And neither would you want something that more “many” without fearing accusations of is good for your bug, I’ll bet you three bugs and exaggeration). lizard. It may seem the same, within the context When you are being assaulted by a bug, you of the English language and the way we norwould be a fool to want something that is good mally use it, but there’s a significant difference for the bug. You want something that is bad for between catching bugs and getting caught by the bug. a bug. The difference boils down to who feels You want something that is good for you. good about the catching. Clarity, folks. Ask a bug collector or entomologist – or even It’s something that is too often missing from an exterminator – and they’ll all agree that, our language. when you (the human, in this catch phrase) And it is something that has been missing from catch a bug, it generally feels pretty good. my nasal passages for far too long. That’s especially true when it’s a bug you’ve Indeed, I’ll accept any reasonable suggestions been specifically hunting for some time: a special for things that may be bad for the bug that has butterfly, a particular sphecoid wasp, one of the caught me. rarer carabid beetles… but I am digressing once And while I am venting my annoyance over again. the noisome bug that is tromping all over my In any case, it surely doesn’t feel bad at all personal concept of paradise, I notice that the to catch a bug (for us, as the catchers, that is provincial government has proudly proclaimed – the bugs probably aren’t as happy about being that it has amended the Wildlife Act to make pinned to a piece of cardboard and being euthahunting “more accessible” to youth. nized with ether). Hunting and using guns is now easier than Conversely, it never feels good when a bug ever for kids as early as age 10. catches you. That’s what we need, in this day and age Likewise, I find it annoying when people sggof mass murders and the great American gun debate raging south of the border: more kids gest they have something that is good for a bug with more guns. that is wreaking havoc with my physiological Hey! Can anybody shoot this bug for me? processes.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Positive outlook

A lot of good changes in Pitt Meadows

Dear Editor, I have lived in Pitt Meadows since 1988, and in that time I have seen many positive changes, large and small. The new recreation centre, the new library, the Bonson sports fields and the community garden, economic progress such as Meadowtown Centre and the growing industrial park near the river, improvements to the ice rink, the excellent design of Spirit Square, Bonson Landing, Osprey Village, and the greenway, the planters down the middle of Harris Road, the bollards and stamped concrete side-

walks at the town centre intersections, and most recently, the new seniors centre: the list goes on. All contribute to making Pitt Meadows a wonderful place to live, and all required the encouragement and support of council and staff, past and present. Well done, all. And on the flip side, we seem to be infested with a host of bleating whiners with nothing good to say about anything. There is, of course, nothing easier than to criticize the efforts of others, but I would ask: when was the last

time any of you made a meaningful contribution to the improvement of the community (aside from the grudging payment of taxes)? There is one common thread I see in all of the negative letters: the arguments are never backed up with any facts or figures. If you wish your position to be taken seriously, then do your homework first. Otherwise it is just opinion masquerading as truth. And please, do us all a favour and delete the personal insults before you hit the send button. Norm Dawson, Pitt Meadows

Waste management

Garbage pickup will hurt recycling TAX RETURNS

cost of approximately $30 to $40 Dear Editor, dollars a year. It has been suggested that the Scan this image with Why would I want to spend a citizens of Maple Ridge would great deal more to have it picked be delighted to have municipal up at my door? The recycling garbage pickup. program doesn’t pick up everyI don’t agree. For years we’ve thing, so I’d still have to visit all been encouraged to reduce, the depot. reuse, and recycle. I’m not conI believe any garbage pickup vinced that a municipal garbage Letters to should be voluntary and not pickup wouldn’t hinder our the Editor compulsory. Maybe Councillor growing interest in recycling. Bob Masse [City survey proIn our household we’ve manmoted, Jan. 24, TIMES] is right: let’s take a aged, through recycling, to get our garbage survey. down to so little that we need only visit the depot once every three months. This is a J. Jones, Maple Ridge

Just Saying

Teachers valuable enough to be heard

Dear Editor, Gordy Robson should have a care with the power of his words [Check out the offer, Feb. 5 Just Saying, TIMES]. Several of his skills had their inception during his school years, and were encouraged by his teachers. Teachers educate and need to be valued by a society. So when a teacher gets

together with other teachers to try to help a government hear the need for change, they are not “whining idiots,” but educated professionals asking to be heard. When he was mayor of Maple Ridge, people would question his council’s decisions, often without knowing all of the facts. And wasn’t it nice when Mayor

Maple Ridge

Road salt damages vehicles

Dear Editor, Why is it that the municipality has to spray all of our roads with that stuff, brine? Is the municipality responsible for this? The brine will rust our vehicles and create future safety problems, as our vehicles are made of steel. Also, when it rains, this toxic solution goes into all of our local creeks. Maple Ridge prides itself on stream and river stewardship. I have personally driven on our roads for 36 years, and the amount of brine dumped by the municipality is absolutely beyond stupid. Our weather patterns have not changed on the West Coast in my time. There is no snow, and maybe once in a while a bit of frost. Will Waterbeek, Maple Ridge

Robson had the opportunity to explain that those decisions were decisions made after collecting relevant data, communicating with involved parties, and debating. And yet, even though he explained the process and his position, some people would maintain their opinion without checking their facts. Those people were “just saying,” and not “just thinking.” Please take the time to talk to a dedicated teacher, and ask if he or she feels valued by a government that bullies with legislation, ignores the Supreme Court, and tries to cut an education budget already one of Canada’s lowest. Sheldon and Elizabeth Rosenau, Maple Ridge [Note: A fuller version of this letter is online at www. mrtimes.com. Click on Opinion, or search the writer’s name.]

B.C. politics

Didn’t want to say before election

Dear Editor, There is still time to attend the next BC Liberals black-tie fundraising gala ball event. Don’t worry, your contributions won’t go to TV or radio ads. The taxpayers of B.C. have that covered. The food menu will consist of B.C. coast open-pen farm-fresh Atlantic salmon (sea lice optional). Guest speakers will be Stephen Harper, Allison Redford, Gordon Campbell, and Kevin Falcon of stupid-andstupider fame. Christy Clark and Allison Redford have kissed and made up. Didn’t want to tell you until after the election. The topic of discussion will be BC Hydro, privatized for generations. Will somebody

loosen Rich Coleman’s necktie before his head explodes trying to tell people why BC Hydro rates will double or better? Something about privatized river-run projects. Is that residential rates only? Didn’t want to tell you until after the election. If it wasn’t for those pesky, annoying elections every four years, we could have totally privatized two more B.C. Crown corporations by now. Didn’t want to tell you until after the election. Your friends thank you in advance. J. Johnson, Maple Ridge For more letters to the editor visit... www.mrtimes.com – Click on Opinion.

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f you are feeling a little braver lately, maybe it’s the water. I remember the story about a professor of civil engineering. His first lesson every year to the budding crop of young professionals who were going to be handling water systems throughout the country always contained the kidney story. His estimation was that the average drink of water you get in the U.S.A. has been through 11 kidneys before you get it. Whether that is true or not, I don’t know, but theoretically, it could explain a lot of things. Scientists in the U.S. have discovered that estrogen and mimicking compounds have contaminated 80 per cent of the 139 U.S. river systems. The most damning proof of the problem was found in a study in 2004 in Colorado. Male fish were found to have developed both male and female sexual characteristics. Fish damaged in this way have also been found in Great Britain, Italy, and other countries. A 2007 report from the University of Pittsburg Cancer Institute, studying environmental oncology, found that fish caught in Pittsburg rivers contained substances that mimicked the actions of female hormones. The study suggested that feminizing chem-

icals may be making their way into our food chain. Scientists all over the world are trying to figure out how to break down the estrogen in the water treatment and sewage systems. And if you think estrogen is the only problem, Paul Taylor from the Globe and Mail recently reported on a group of researchers from Sweden that has been measuring the effects of a commonly used psychiatric medication and its effect on fish. In a laboratory, European perch were exposed to oxazepam, an anti-anxiety drug, at the same levels it was found in the lakes and rivers in Sweden. The researchers presented their findings last week in Boston at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Their study claimed that, normally, perch are shy and hunt in schools – a known strategy for survival. Those that swam in oxazepam became bolder, braver, and anti-social. The boldness apparently changed the behaviour of the perch enough that they went off on their own, making them much more susceptible to predators. They speculated that the drug is causing the fish to lose their fear of being eaten. I guess that is the ultimate in anti-anxiety. They also pointed out that this was not unique to Sweden. It was a global issue. They found the drug concentrations all over the world. It is quite possible and even probable that these effects are continuing to happen today. So if you are feeling a little braver or feeling your feminine side a little more, it may be the water. Just saying.....

– Gordy Robson is a former Maple Ridge mayor and a local businessman 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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Spaying and neutering

Lovin’ the pups Leah Paris, who boards eight horses at Maple Ridge Equi-Sport Centre in north Maple Ridge, took all three of her dogs to the barn on Saturday – sixyear-old Percy the pug, Cedar, an 11-year-old golden retriever and her newest addition, Tucker, a ninemonth-old golden retriever.

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ebruary is spay and neuter awareness month and the BC SPCA is calling on all animal lovers to take action to help end the tragedy of pet overpopulation in this community. “The terrible reality is that there are still many more animals born in our province

every year than there are homes for,” said Lorie Chortyk, general manager of community relations for the BC SPCA. The BC SPCA is calling on animals lovers to take at least one action step this month to help save an animal’s life. • See those ideas online at www.mrtimes.com

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Dental diets benefit cats, as well

…continued from page A10 There are a few non-veterinary people who advertise “no-anaesthetic dentistry.” These are often done through grooming facilities, and often do a great disservice to the pet by simply scaling off some tartar on the outside of the teeth with no cleaning of the deeper tartar below the gum line, which is causing the periodontal problems. It is a poor substitute for a proper dental cleaning. Cats are prone to similar dental problems as dogs; however they often get a unique condition called oral resorptive lesions where the enamel is destroyed and leads to a deep

hole right into the pulp of the tooth. They may appear as a small red area where the tooth meets the gums but under the gums it can be very severe and painful. The exact cause of this is not well known and there has been little success with treatment so usually these painful teeth need to be removed. Brushing the cat’s teeth and using the dental diets like we do for dogs can be very helpful to prevent dental problems in cats. Feel free to call us for a complimentary dental exam of your pet during national pPet dental month.

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• Golden Ears Writers Lobby Night at The ACT meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Ronda Payne, a freelance writer, will share her tips for breaking into the magazine industry. Info: www. facebook.com/goldenearswriters.

February 19

• Maple Ridge Library holds a World Film Night at 6 p.m. Contact the library for the title of the film. Info: 604-467-7417.

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February 21

• A workshop on financial literacy for older adults and their families will be held at the Maple Ridge Library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn how to help aging parents protect their finances, recognize and respond to financial abuse, and access community resources. Register at 604-786-7404 or email htreleaven@shaw.ca.

February 21

• Cinema Politica Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows is screening The People Of The Kattawapiskak River from 7 to 9 p.m. in council chambers at Maple Ridge Municipal Scan this Hall, 11995 Haney Pl. Admission is free. Info: www.cinemapolitica.org/ page with RidgeMeadows.

• It’s All About Connections, a support and information group for parents of children with extra support needs, presents speaker Margot Stephens, a social worker from Sunny Hill Hospital, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Hive at Eric Langton Elementary, 12138 Edge St. Info: Tracy at tracy.hewgill@rmacl.org or 604-467-8700, or Carol at carol@rmcdc.com at 604-463-0881.

February 20

• The Maple Ridge Library will be offering a one-hour information session on BiblioCommons, the Fraser Valley Library’s new online catalogue at 2 p.m. Learn tips on how to write reviews and summaries, and connect with other library users on this new social media platform. Info: 604-467-7417.

February 20

• Maple Ridge Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. at Fraserview Community Centre, featuring garden expert Brian Minter. Guest fee is $5. Watch for the garden club’s plant, craft, and bake sale coming on April 27. Info: 604-4672956.

• Kanaka open mic features singer-songwriter Julie Cutting from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Kanaka

February 22

• A Zumba fitness event will be held at Maple Ridge Elementary at 6:30 p.m. to help raise money for a new playground for the school. Tickets are $10 when pre-registering and $15 at the door. Participants should be 16 years or older. Info and to pre-register: agordon2@ shaw.ca.

February 22

• The Lantern Festival will be held at Haney Place Mall from 4 to 8 p.m. and at Memorial Peace Park. There will be lantern making for all ages, a poetry contest, multicultural dance performances, and a lantern parade.

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• Hominum, an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual, and questioning men, meets at 7:30 p.m. Info: Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760. continued on page A13...

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• Pitt Meadows Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the library, #20022470 Dewdney Trunk Rd. from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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• Ridge Meadows Seniors Society is holding a Saturday Night Social from 7 to 10 p.m. in the lounge of the seniors centre, 12150 224th St. Tickets are $4 and are available at the reception desk. Entertainment is by Roger and Suzanne. Minors are not allowed.

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Art Studio Tour on May 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour of local studios offers the opportunity for the public to visit artists in their studios, learn about their craft, and purchase art directly from them. Deadline for submissions is March 1. For further information, contact Kerry McLaren at kerrymclaren@shaw.ca or go to www.artstudiotour.ca.

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Hospital foundation

New program gets more patients home

Pastoral walk Although the sunshine of late has lulled locals into believing winter is almost over – and the number of walkers out traversing the local trails reinforces the groundhog’s prediction that spring is near – the snowcapped peaks of the Golden Ears and surrounding mountainous terrain and the fog lying low in parts of the valley serve to remind us that the cooler season has not yet passed.

A grant has helped kickstart Whatever It Takes, which frees up beds at the hospital.

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“Kick Start your Weight Loss!” Weight Loss and Detoxification Workshop

Dr. Jennifer Pham -MacMillan BSc, ND (Naturopathic Doctor) and Elizabeth Mazzei NBCHT, C.N.H.P. (Board CertiDed Colon Hydrotherapist)

would like to invite you to their seminar developed speciDcally to link the correlation between weight loss and detoxiDcation. They believe with the right tools, and a holistic approach to wellness, optimal health can be achieved.

Seniors can get help to do home renovations, making day-to-day life safer for them.

Disabilities

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Handrails, ramps, and grab-bars are some items that can be installed to help with mobility.

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inancial assistance for simple home renovations is available to help keep seniors and people with disabilities living independently. BC Housing’s Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program helps lowincome B.C. seniors and people with disabilities make home modifications that will allow them to continue living at home. Through HAFI, homeowners, and landlords with eligible tenants, can apply for financial assistance of up to $20,000 for improvements that make their home more accessible and safe. The goal of the program is to enable people who have physical limitations to live at home longer. People’s physical needs change over time – sometimes, a small improvement to a home can make the difference between being able to live independently or not. Types of eligible projects include: handrails in hallways or stairways, ramps for ease of access, easy-to-reach work or storage areas in the kitchen, lever handles on doors, walk-in showers with grab bars, and bathtub grab-bars and seats. The projects must be permanent and fixed to the home, although exceptions can be made for equipment that gives access to an existing part of the home, for example, a bath lift. The program will not cover sup-

portive care, portable aids such as walkers, household appliances, emergency repairs to roofs and furnaces, or maintenance work. Launched in January 2012, HAFI is funded by the federal and provincial governments through the Canada-B.C. Affordable Housing Initiative. Through the HAFI program, $15 million in grants or forgivable loans will be distributed to qualifying B.C. residents over the next three years. To qualify for assistance from HAFI, recipients must be low-income seniors or people living with a disability, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, and B.C. residents. Someone in the household must have a permanent disability or loss of ability that makes it difficult to perform day-today activities. As well, the total household income and assets must be below a certain limit. BC Housing can give information on the income and house value limits upon application. The program is open to both homeowners and those living in rental accommodation where rents are at the low end of market levels. Landlords must apply for improvements on behalf of eligible tenants. Eligibility requirements, an application guide, and application forms are available at www.bchousing.org/HAFI, by calling BC Housing at 604-646-7055, by emailing hafi@ bchousing.org, or visiting any BC Housing office. For more information about the program, visit www.bchousing.org/HAFI.

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Bob Shivji who has over 30 years of experience would like to introduce Milad Salasi to his Westwood Denture Clinic • • • • • • • •

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Sports On Deck

Jamboree happens Port Coquitlam Ridge Meadows Ringette Association is hosting a jamboree Feb. 22 to 24 at the Wilson Centre in Port Coquitlam. Thirty-nine teams are participating including seven teams made up of children from Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, and Port Coquitlam. Also, BC Thunder and Winnipeg Prairie Fire will play on Saturday night at 7 p.m. These two teams play in the National Ringette League. Visit: pcrmra.ca. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Ladies win three The Simon Fraser University women’s and men’s track and field teams finished in fourth and ninth positions respectively at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships in Nampa, Idaho, on Saturday. Maple Ridge’s Leah Regan placed 15th running the mile in 5:37:36. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

Langara Falcon Rhea Silvestri charged past an opponent from the Kwantlen Eagles.

Top player named A Maple Ridge basketball player was named Athlete of the Week. Five-foot-10 Rhea Silvestri plays for the Langara Falcons women’s team. The Falcons travelled to Abbotsford on Feb. 9 to face the Bearcats, and once again Silvestri contributed on the boards. She grabbed 14 rebounds to go along with nine points and three steals. Langara took the game 67-51 and in doing so kept their hopes of extending their season alive. • More online: www.mrtimes.com, click on “Sports”

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

Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times

Recreation

Reach The TIMES' sports desk: Phone: 604-463-2281 or email: smclaren@mrtimes.com

Olympic competition

IOC decision stuns local wrestlers The potential exclusion of wrestling from the 2020 Games has lit a fire under the sport’s local supporters.

by Troy Landreville tlandreville@mrtimes.com

The news felt like a body slam to Maple Ridge Secondary wrestling coach Bill McCrae. McCrae was shocked to learn that wrestling will not be included among the core sports listed for the 2020 Olympic Games. The executive board of the International Olympic Committee made the decision Feb. 12. Wrestling, governed by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), will now join seven shortlisted sports – baseball/softball, karate, roller sports, sport climbing, squash, Scan this wakeboarding and wushu page with – vying for inclusion in the Troy Landreville/TIMES 2020 Olympic program as Maple Ridge Secondary School wrestlers Cam Hicks and Hayden Tupper are huge supporters of the sport that might not be part an additional sport. of the 2020 Olympic Games. “It’s straight out of the blue, it’s very frustrating, and it’s ridiculous if you think and McCrae believes he has a “I think it’s a heads-up to FILA about the IOC decision. about it,” said McCrae, who has couple of Olympic prospects under to change the rules to make the “Arm drags, bear hugs, headcoached wrestling for the past his guidance at MRSS. sport more exciting,” he said. locks, gut wrenches – Mr. Speaker, 23 years and began competing in They include Grade 9 Cam “Right now, there are no stall although there is the occasional 1975 as a Grade 9 in Timmins, Hicks, the 2012 provincial chamwarnings, which means you can verbal spar in this chamber, I Ont. “It’s man’s oldest sport; it’s pion in the 38-kg-weight class sit on your heels, and wait for one anticipate decorum will prevail non-prejudicial regarding size. and last year’s B.C. gold-medalist blast opportunity so most matches and members won’t be engaging You don’t have to be a seven-foot Payten Smith (90 kg), who hasn’t are won 1-0.” in these techniques anytime soon freak to be able to dominate in the had a point scored against her in In the wake of last week’s during question period,” he said. sport. You just have to be a good two years. ruling, Raphael But for 2,600 athlete with a big heart.” McCrae’s daughter Ciara, a Martinetti stepped male and female “You don’t have to be As well, wrestling doesn’t disGrade 10 student at Port Moody down as president athletes, coaches, a seven-foot freak to criminate when it comes to socioSecondary, won the B.C. title in of the international and officials economics, McCrae added. her 51 kg weight class in 2012. wrestling federation. of the British be able to dominate “The poorest kids can wrestle,” Hicks, who started wrestling in At the political Columbia Wrestling in the sport. You just Association, he said. Grade 6, believes level, Maple Ridgethese have to be a good McCrae the IOC got it Mission MLA Marc moves are a way of “It’s an original sport, wrong. described wrestDalton contacted life and fun, Dalton athlete with a big one of the original ling’s exclusion as “It belongs,” he McCrae for his input added. heart.” a “wake-up call” said. “It’s an originon the situation. Dalton noted that five and it’s one of Bill McCrae to the sport’s goval sport, one of the “I was happy he Maple Ridge and the hardest, most erning body. original five and it’s took the time and Westview second“I just don’t challenging sports in one of the hardest, effort to phone me up and ask me ary schools are part of the BC understand the most challenging my opinion,” McCrae said. Schools Wrestling Association. the world.” rationale,” McCrae sports in the world.” “It’s an important program for Dalton told fellow MLAs that Cam Hicks said. “The only Fellow MRSS different schools, locally,” Dalton amateur wrestling has a “rich tradthing I can think Grade 9 wresttold the TIMES. ition” in B.C. with a number of the of is that poor display that was ler Hayden Tupper said he was “It’s also important for the Indotop competitors competing at the put on in London. Maybe this is a “shocked” by the news. Canadian community, because international and Olympic level. heads up to FILA that they have “It’s an Olympic sport, usually,” wrestling is a big sport in India. He cited 1984 Olympic silver to do something to do something he said, adding, “People don’t In some ways it’s representing the medalist Bob Molle and Hazelton, about the rules. This whole pasrealize how hard it is until they constituents in the province. As far B.C.’s Carol Huynh, who became sive wrestling doesn’t work. And try it.” as the IOC, if there is a worldwide the first Canadian freestyle female to pick a ball out of a hat to win a The judgment must be ratified outcry, it helps. [Mine is] just wrestler to win Olympic gold bronze medal, it’s really silly.” by the entire IOC in September. another voice.” when she achieved the feat in Wrestling will still be part of the McCrae holds out hope wrestling Speaking in legislature last week, London last summer, as examples. 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, •More online at www.mrtimes.com will be part of the 2020 program. Dalton voiced his displeasure

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

6008-34

Houses - Sale

6020-06

2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale. Next to Willowbrook Mall, Langley. 961sqft $255,500. Helen 604-762-7412 Price reduced! Sale by Owner.

6008-30

6020

Real Estate Investment

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

6065

Recreation Property

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PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $319,900. 604-798-1258 p15.78@hotmail.com GET AWAY - Mayne Island Turn Key house, 2 BR + suite, all for $320,000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/ 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

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

NEW MOBILE Home w/river view in Ruskin. Fam/pet ok. $89,900 w/ $505 pad rent. Chuck 604-830-1960

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

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

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.

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

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


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Tuesday, February 19 , 2013

6510 6508

Apt/Condos

1 & 2 BR APT, $715 & $815, Port Coquitlam, quiet complex, no pets. Call 604-464-0034

2232 McAllister Port Coquitlam 1 & 2 BR Apartments Available March 1

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

604 - 941 - 7721

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

Co-ops

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

6540

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

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

6595

Maple Ridge/ Pitt Mead.

Central MRidge T/H nr WCE to share, nr amens $460 incls utils/ net/cbl/ph, ldry, 778-689-8424

BBY N., 2 BR, 1 f/bth, w/d, f/p, cls to 8 Rinks, bus, N/s, N/s, $1,000 incl util, avl now, 604-298-0634

COTTONWOOD PLAZA 555 Cottonwood Ave, Coq

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

BBY S bright 1 BR g/lvl ste full bath, nr Metro Twn, ns, np. Imed. $690 incls utils. 778-323-4558

COQ CAPE HORN, Lrg Reno’d 2 BR, w/d, $1100 incls utils, cbl & alrm. Mar 1. small pets neg. nr bus & ammens, n/s, 604-880-7237

JUNIPER COURT

PORT MOODY, Newport, 3 BR mn flr, inste W/D, gas f/p. N/S, N/P. Immed. $1130. 604-461-4712

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

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

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

6605

Townhouses Rent

COQ 2 BR townhouse, quiet family complex, no pets. $965. 604-942-2277

www.cycloneholdings.ca

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

To advertise call

604-630-3300

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

9125

Domestic

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, $23,900. 604-999-4097

9130

9155

Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

9515

Boats

9522

RV’s/Trailers

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

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

2006 FORD ranger FX4, 98K, a/c, new brakes, never off road, $10,995 obo, 604-722-2470 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $33,000 Must Sell! 604-313-2763

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

9145

9160

Sports & Imports

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

Scrap Car Removal

Removal FREEScrap/Car

2 HOUR

Service From Call

1989 CHRYSLER New Yorker Landau like new loaded. Consider trade $6000. 604-534-2997

(604) 209-2026

1999 TOYOTA Corolla LE ,auto, 184km, 4 door, p/w, fuel economy, Good condition, reliable, air cared, only ask $2700 #7121, 604-375-6548. DL#31189 1999 VOLVO V70 GLT station wagon, 158000km 2.4 ltr turbo, AT, all luxury options, 35mpg great car $4200 obo 604-820-8218

2000 FORD Taurus SE 4DR SILVER Auto, A/ C, CD, p/w, p/d locks, keyless, Air Cared. 151Km CLEAN Good condition #7122 $2500. 604-375-6548 DL#31189

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

THE SCRAPPER

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

Rob.Godin@MarvJonesHonda.com

604.356.2303

9522

RV’s/Trailers

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

2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538

604-790-3900 OUR SERVIC 9155

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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks

8080

Electrical

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

Flooring/ Refinishing

8105

2006 NISSAN Ultima, 4dr, 2.5, light green/beige inter, no accident, $6200 obo, 604-219-4156 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

Landscaping

8160

Lawn & Garden

Winter Services Same Day Service, Fully Insured

SNOW REMOVAL

• Yard Clean-Ups • Pruning • Gutters • Landscaping

• Xmas Lights • Hedges • Rubbish Removal • Odd Jobs

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

9172

Utility Trailers

STEEL UTILITY trailer, 4ft x 6ft $400 obo 604-467-9824

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

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

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

1994 FORD F350 dually XLT, auto, a/c, ext cab exl cond, only 157,000k’s, $5895. 604-793-5520 1997 FORD F150 4x4, 8ft box, liner & canopy, good condition, $4800. 604-856-4371

WINNEBAGO ITASA 2008 SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 25,580miles. V10 Ford engine, Torkshift Townhaul trans w/overdrive, backup camera w/voice, Levelling jack, Onan 4000 watt generator, Jensen entertainment system w/HD TV, Shawdirect auto push button dish, 160 watt solar panels, 2400 watt power invertor, window sun shields, awning, curtains, side and rear. Viper alarm systems, $74,900. Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: gwandres@shaw.ca

HOME SERVICES

8155

SCRAP CAR & TRUCK REMOVAL 2H

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

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

9173

310-JIMS (5467)

604-537-4140 www.affordablemoversbc.com

$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 ''Satisfaction Guaranteed''

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

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9129

Luxury Cars

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

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

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

Roofing

A Eastcan Roofing & Reno’s Re-Roof, Repair. Ins. WCB. BBB. 604-562-0957 or 604-961-0324

AMG ROOFING & SIDING

10% Discount. WCB. Re-Roofing, New Roof, Gutters. 604-812-9721

BOOK A JOB AT

www.jimsmowing.ca

8315

Tree Services

$ BEST RATES $

Vans

1993 VW EUROVAN. 2nd owner, 7 passenger/bed. Very clean, $3500. 604-945-0376

Renovations & Home Improvement

8240

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

604-630-3300 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 139,000 kms. 1owner, regular maint. $2,200. 604-888-4348

Moving & Storage

8185

Seniors Discount

CASH FOR ALL VEHICLES

2004 CHEV OPTRA 5, new brakes/tires, 151K, $4500 obo, 604-819-3485, no Sun calls pls

2007 ITASCA CAMBRIA 29h Class C Motorhome, F.L. 26876km was $52,900 reduced to $53,900obo 604-793-5520

FREE ESTIMATES

Auto Finance

It’s that simple, even if you have bad credit or no credit history we can get you behind the wheel of a great Marv Jones New or pre-owned vehicle. Imports, domestic, all makes available – We finance everyone! Contact:

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

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

2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Affordable Luxury 35,600 kms 2.4LGDI DOHC- $22,600 email: sjscot@shaw.ca 604-794-3428

YOU WORK? YOU DRIVE!

24' SEARAY Turn Key & go, gd shape $6500. 604 552 3961 or Email samishlake@shaw.ca

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

PORT COQUITLAM 2 BR townhouse $870, quiet family complex, no pets. 604-464-0034

9102

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

Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes

No Wheels No Problem

MRIDGE BROOKSIDE Gardens 3 BR newly reno’d, 5 appl, fenced yard, $1325/m, March 1 ★Pets Welcome ★ 778-835-0748

PARK TERRACE

NEW Special - 1/2 month FREE + $200 Gift Card Large clean newly reno’d 1, 2 & 3 BR stes, heat, hot water included. Pet Friendly. Walk Score = 75 Call 604-530-0030

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

COQ WESTWOOD Plat 2 BR bsmt, 4 appl, nr bus, ns/np. $880 + 1/3 util. Now. 604-306-6136

office: 604- 936-1225

415 Westview St, Coq

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

Family Owned & Operated

NEWPORT VILLAGE, Pt Moody, 1400 sq ft, 3 BR upper level, 1 ½ baths, hardwd flrs, N/s, N/p, Mar 1, $1550/mo, refs. 604-725-4133

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

Luxury Cars

2011 CADILLAC SRX luxury AWD, 18,500 k’s, like new cond $38,900. 604-793-5520

BBY N., 3 BR, 2 f/bths, w/d, 1 blk to Holdom Skytrn, $1600 incl util, Mar 1, N/s, N/p. 604-298-0634

BBY UPPER lev view 3BR + 2 bath, 1500 sf, own w/d, garage, h/w flrs, nr shcools n/s, n/p. $1400 + 1/2 utils. Av now. 604-524-0667 COQ Austin & Blue Mnt. 1 BR start $720. Immed/Mar 1. Bldg laundry. By transit. 604-518-8935

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

Suites/Partial Houses

CALYPSO COURT

Cell: 604 813-8789

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

Shared Accommodation

6595-35

6602

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

Rooms

office: 604- 939-4903 cell: 778- 229-1358

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

9129

Houses - Rent

552 Dansey Ave, Coq

BBY 1 BR clean, safe, secure Loughd skytrain, appls, prkg, gym/ sauna, $875. Mar 1. 604-570-0556

Collectibles & Classics

HARRIS ROAD HOUSING CO-OP

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

9110

A19

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

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

Looking to do some

Home Improvement?

2001 DODGE Cargo Van, 113,000km, exc shape, no accid, $5000 obo, 604-853-1158 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends

Refer to the Service Directory for all of your home improvement, decorating and gardening needs.


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