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MORE than 200 protesters descended on the ofﬁce of North Vancouver MLA Naomi Yamamoto Wednesday as part of a province-wide effort to derail plans for new and larger oil pipelines to B.C.’s coast. Waving placards and carrying umbrellas against the rain, the demonstrators gathered at midday outside the East 15th Street ofﬁce block to voice their opposition to Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline and plans by oil giant Kinder Morgan to expand another line on Burrard Inlet. “Over the past few years, we’ve mobilized hundreds of thousands of people against these pipeline and tanker projects,” said Calvin deGroot, speaking into a megaphone. “And our politicians aren’t listening to us.” The Capilano student — a leader of the rally who describes himself as a former NEWS photo Mike Wakeﬁeld climate change denier — said the projects come with a “huge MORE than 200 protesters gathered outside the ofﬁce of North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Naomi Yamamoto Wednesday to protest the risk” of oil spills and tanker proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline and the planned expansion of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline on Burrard Inlet. disasters on the coast, and that the associated approval process is an erosion of democracy. “We’ve uniﬁed in a way we haven’t seen before, and we’re only going to get louder,” he said. “We will not be silenced until the death certiﬁcates of Enbridge and Kinder Morgan are in our hands.” The event was among several dozen organized by activists Jane Seyd in both languages, and is making an effort to make sure he’s outside selected MLA ofﬁces across the province Wednesday. The firstname.lastname@example.org exposed to both. co-ordinated protests came two days after a larger rally outside “It’s hard, but at the end it’s worth it,” he said. the provincial legislature in Victoria, which drew several thousand WHEN Nasir Mirlohi moved to North Vancouver Mirlohi and his family are among more than 26 per cent demonstrators. of the North Shore population that list a language other than from Iran four years ago with his wife and son, Megan Martin, a North Vancouver resident and another of the they joined the almost 11,000 people on the English or French as their ﬁrst language. event’s organizers, also spoke at the rally, saying the pipeline plans That’s lower than the 40 per cent ﬁgure seen across the North Shore whose ﬁrst language is Farsi. must be scrapped for the beneﬁt of coming generations. Greater Vancouver region as a whole, but in keeping with the “We are standing up to make sure our coast, our environment, Mirlohi, 37, said his family still speaks mainly in Farsi at wide diversity of languages likely to be heard at bus stops and in our communities and our global climate future aren’t put at risk of home. But after four years in the school system, his son, now 13, groceries stores around the Lower Mainland. devastation,” said Martin. “No tankers, no pipelines, no way!” The information released this week by Statistics Canada is ﬂuent in both Farsi and English. Martin and deGroot’s words were greeted with cheers from the “We sometimes have to explain things in English to him,” pointed to Farsi, the Persian language, as the language most said Mirlohi. See Yamamoto page 3 See Chinese page 3 He hopes that his son grows up continuing to be ﬂuent
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Safeway site plan gets hearing 1,000 residents sign petition against proposal
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WHAT could be one of the most ambitious development projects in the City of North Vancouver’s recent history is going to the public for consideration.
Despite a substantial list of concerns with Onni’s proposal for two condo towers atop commercial and retail space at the Safeway site at Lonsdale Avenue and 13th Street, council voted 5-2 in favour of sending the project for public feedback on Monday night. The public will be asked for input on the proposed 344-unit towers measuring 180 feet and 240 feet (73 metres) in height, at a special public hearing on Nov. 19. The vote followed a delegation from three neighbours who urged council to vote against the motion on the grounds that the residential buildings were too tall, too dense and would create havoc for cars and pedestrians on the otherwise quiet 14th Street. Slightly more than 1,000 residents have signed a petition rejecting a development that graphic Onni would “devastate” the quiet street. ONNI’S representation of what the redeveloped Safeway site at Lonsdale Avenue and 13th Street will look like In exchange for the increase if approved by City of North Vancouver council. A public hearing is set for Nov. 19. in density allowed for the site, Clark also lobbed a challenge for Coun. Linda Buchanan and Mayor Darrell Onni is offering 10,000 square feet of non-proﬁt housing, childcare space, a $1million contribution to the city’s amenity fund, a connection to the Lonsdale Energy Mussatto to avoid the discussion on the grounds that they accepted sizable Corporation, infrastructure upgrades to the surrounding streets and trafﬁc signals, campaign donations from Onni’s parent company during the 2011 election. While it wouldn’t amount to a legal conﬂict of interest, Clark said, “morally and ethically, $250,000 in public art, green building standards and extra commercial space. Coun. Guy Heywood offered the idea of deferring the vote until after council it stinks.” Bookham agreed on the density issue, and added that it wasn’t clear the city had a workshop on its density bonusing policy, scheduled for the end of this month. “This project is probably the most important one we in the little City of North needed all the amenities Onni had bargained with for density bonusing. But, the project is not as dense as some other ones council has approved, Coun. Vancouver are going to deal with, so if we end up taking more time to get it right, Craig Keating noted, including the Vista towers. And the city is in need of the perks it’s not time wasted,” he said. Onni is offering in exchange for density, he said. Heywood’s suggestion found no takers, however. Public response to Onni’s proposal has trended positive since the original plan Couns. Rod Clark and Pam Bookham voted against the motion, saying that for three towers was scrapped more than a year ago, Mussatto noted before the after two years the proposal still too many problems. “I don’t believe a workable trafﬁc plan with respect to the project is in place as vote. “This project has been in the works for over two years. It’s been in the public eye yet, and without that, it’s premature to go to a public hearing,” Clark said. The density was “far too high,” he added, noting that he would prefer to see for much of that. It’s been in our design panels a number of times. It’s had public more open space, similar to the plaza next to city hall. The proposal, as is, would and town hall meetings and been to city council a number of times. I think it’s time we move on — get going with this and make some decisions,” he said. look like a “concrete bunker block” he said. As for the lingering concerns about trafﬁc, Mussatto said he was conﬁdent those “I feel very, very sorry for the people who live on 14th Street, or anywhere near could be resolved through the public hearing. it,” he said.
boisterous crowd, which ranged in age from teens to retirees. The event featured several other speeches, followed by chants and a group photo op. It wrapped up within the hour. Yamamoto was out of town on business at the time of the demonstration. Reached by phone Thursday, she said she shared “a lot of common ground” with the protesters. “I am passionate about protecting our coast and our land from spills,” said Yamamoto. “Tourists don’t come to British Columbia to see our cities; they come to see our coastline and our rivers and our pristine mountains. . . . It’s one of our most important assets.” She would only support the proposed projects “in principle” if they met the ﬁve conditions her government laid out in July: That the environmental review process be completed; that “world-leading” prevention and spill response systems be put in place on land and on the coast; that legal requirements related to Aboriginal treaties be addressed; and that B.C. receive “a fair share of the ﬁscal and economic beneﬁts.” With regard to the protesters’ complaint that the pipelines would expand fossil fuel use, Yamamoto reserved judgment. “Whether or not we believe in fossil fuels as a bad thing, I leave to individuals,” she said. If its applications are approved, Enbridge plans to build a 1,200-kilometre pipeline to carry petroleum from the tar sands just north of Edmonton to a new terminal in Kitimat, where it will be loaded onto large tankers for shipment to Asia and the United States. In a parallel but unrelated effort, Kinder Morgan is aiming to expand the capacity of its 60-year-old TransMountain pipeline — which carries oil from Alberta to the Burrard Inlet — from 300,000 barrels a day to 750,000 by 2017.
Chinese languages big in W. Van WV Lambo From page 1
likely to be spoken on the North Shore other than English. Other prominent languages spoken include Mandarin, Cantonese and other Chinese languages. Together, more than 7,400 people on the North Shore list those as their ﬁrst language. More than 3,000 people on the North Shore list Korean as their ﬁrst language. Tagalog, the language of a growing number of immigrants from the Philippines, is the ﬁrst language of more than 2,700 people. While English is still spoken as a ﬁrst language by the majority, more than 30 per cent of the population in both West Vancouver and the City of North Vancouver now list a language other than English or French as their mother tongue. A smaller percentage of them — between 16 and 17 per cent — say their ﬁrst language is the one most often spoken at home. In West Vancouver, more people — 3,345 — listed Chinese languages as their mother
tongue than any other non-ofﬁcial language. Farsi and Korean were the second and third most prevalent languages. Farsi is spoken by 4,235 people in the District of North Vancouver, while 2,850 people speak Chinese languages. In the City of North Vancouver, 3,390 people list Farsi as a ﬁrst language, while Tagalog is a mother tongue to 1,465 people and 1,175 people speak Korean. City of North Vancouver Mayor Darrell Mussatto said the growing diversity is something civic leaders have to respond to if they want to engage their citizens. “It is evolving,” he said, noting the library has a collection of books in other languages. As the second generation of Iranians to immigrate to Canada, Mirlohi said he suspects he’s had an easier time ﬁtting in to Canadian society than older generations did. Canadians, too, are more used to living in a place made up of people from elsewhere, he said. “They understand our multicultural issues.”
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A West Vancouver Lamborghini owner left police in Richmond dumbfounded last week when he complained the ticket they issued him for failing to insure his ultra-high-end sports car was too expensive.
A Richmond RCMP ofﬁcer issues a ticket for no insurance to the 22-year-old West Van owner of a Lamborghini.
An RCMP ofﬁcer pulled the 22-year-old over just before 6 p.m. Oct. 17 after noticing a problem with his licence plate, according to police. On talking to the driver, the Mountie quickly established the man’s 2012 Lamborghini Aventador — which retails for as much as $400,000 — was uninsured, and handed him
a ticket before having the car towed. The man reportedly didn’t think that was fair. “When the ofﬁcer gave the driver a $568 ﬁne for not having insurance,” said Cpl. Robert McDonald, spokesman for the RCMP’s Lower Mainland District Trafﬁc Services, “the driver actually complained the ﬁne was too much money.” — James Weldon
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Condo approval reignites city rental debate E. Third condo dev. gains 2 ﬂoors by guaranteeing market rentals
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THERE’S a new seven-seven storey mixed-use condo building coming to the Lower Lonsdale neighbourhood. City of North Vancouver council moved ahead with rezoning 127 and 133 East Third St. Monday night after a public hearing that saw mostly positive comments from nearby business owners, and residents. Once completed, the building by Kamcon Construction, will house four commercial storefronts at street level, 18 market rental housing units and 43 condos, ranging from bachelors under 400 square feet, to two-bedroom units. The buildings on the site now only have vacant commercial space. The proposed small tower is in keeping with the city’s ofﬁcial community plan for the area, but needs rezoning and council’s permission to build higher than 50 feet. In exchange for two extra ﬂoors and another 19 feet of height, the developer is offering the city $100,000 for the community amenity fund, $25,000 worth of public art, streetscape improvements on Third Street, a new pedestrian/cyclist crossing along with 18 units of market rental housing. But the proposal revived an oft-repeated debate in the city’s council chamber: Whether including market rental housing should be enough of an incentive for council to allow developers more height or density for a property. Coun. Guy Heywood argued that using the city’s densitybonusing leverage to shore up rental stock amounts to meddling with the free market, and doesn’t necessarily produce rental units that are cheap to live in. Every time the city accepts rental housing in lieu of more money for community amenities, it is a lost opportunity, added Heywood. “We are basically wasting taxpayers’ money on trying to affect market dynamics and missing an opportunity to build the public infrastructure for which we do not have enough money,” he said, referring to North Shore Neighbourhood House and
Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre. But, council agreed it was a worthwhile tradeoff, especially when Kamcon could have simply taken out a permit for a ﬁvestorey building without any consultation or beneﬁt for the community with the existing zoning. And council has its defenders of the city’s policy to encourage market-rental housing. “What housing activists and specialists have told us again and again is that by adding new market rental, you cause the price of older market rental to go down — you contribute to the net affordability of rental housing,” said Coun. Craig Keating. “In this respect, this project meets that goal. And it’s a goal, by the way, that’s in our ofﬁcial community plan.” The need, or lack thereof, for rental housing came up during the public hearing. Don Peters, co-chair of North Shore Community Resources’ housing action committee, spoke in favour of the project. “This one did catch our attention because it signiﬁcantly adds to the rental stock in North Vancouver, and in particular, in that neighbourhood. “I do know you face a number of challenges regarding height, and density, and parking and trafﬁc in your deliberations. . . .
The bottom line for me as a member of this community is it does add what we desperately in need of: more rental space.” Nearby resident Meghan Mathieson, said she would support the project if it didn’t include more height for the sake of getting market rental units in the building. “I’d like to challenge the assumption that there’s a need for additional market rental units,” she said, noting that the neighbourhood has a low average income, a low proportion of homes owned by residents, and a high proportion of people moving in and out. “I do believe there is a need for affordable rental housing, but I do not believe the term ‘market rental’ indicates affordable,” said Mathieson. At least 16 neighbours wrote to council, urging them to turn the proposal down on account of how the new building would spoil views and block sunlight. To those whose views would be affected, Mayor Darrell Mussatto reminded the gallery that no matter what a real estate agent says, no one ever owns the view they see from their homes. He too lost his sightlines of the North Shore mountains when two duplexes were built behind his home, but the neighbourhood has been better for it, he said.
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HE level of participation in pipeline protests across the province this week suggest Alberta Premier Alison Redford will have a ﬁght on her hands from British Columbians if she continues to suggest that the B.C. coastline belongs to Canada. Redford told CBC’s Peter Mansbridge this week, “A Canadian coast is a coast that should be available for all Canadians to make use of and to export their product.” That statement doubtless played better in Alberta than B.C., but by the same line of argument the tar sands north of Edmonton belong to Canada and all Canadians should share in the tax revenue from it. Perhaps Premier Christy Clark should try a similar argument in support of her pursuit of a “fair share” of the economic beneﬁt
from the Northern Gateway pipeline. But in the minds of average British Columbians, tax revenue or economic beneﬁt to Canada clearly does not justify the environmental risks posed by the proposed pipeline, its Enbridge counterpart and their oil tankers. This week’s protests drew 3,000 to the lawn of the provincial legislature and more than 200 to the sidewalk outside MLA Naomi Yamamoto’s North Vancouver ofﬁce. There were 200 in Whistler and 500 in Davis Bay near Sechelt. The province-wide reach of the 59 protests suggests this is a Mother Earth and Apple Pie issue that unites young and old. As such, the pipelines issue will play a part in the 2013 provincial election. The NDP has already said ‘No’ to Northern Gateway. The Liberals will be hard pressed not to as well.
A grandiose WV plan – with no parking
IF West Vancouver council buys the Grosvenor-driven “revitalization” of Ambleside, expect more public hostility.
Council will. The ﬁx is in. No shrewd mammoth developer like Grosvenor wades into small ponds like West Vancouver without ﬁrst calculating its exact depth — and which small-town politicians and bureaucrats will help lace up their boots to cross it. (If previous mayor Pam Goldsmith-Jones comes to mind, OK.) By the time the mere public learns of it — in another case, think of council’s closed-meeting approval of the Pattison “bus shelters” — it’s a done deal. Grosvenor’s uninformative information storefront on Marine Drive was a joke without a punch line, smiling young women without facts, PR without substance. That passes for “public consultation.” Town hall cunningly wrapped up its war of upmarket
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Trevor Lautens condo-dwellers and high-end shoppers against Ambleside’s more modest and especially older citizens in a big pink bow of multiple projects. Bafﬂement by bulk. Anchored by Grosvenor’s already strongly denounced, guidelines-jumping seven- and eight-storey towers at West Van’s 13th Street “gateway,” those projects council unveiled last week will cumulatively drive out human-scale Ambleside. (The north side of the block will be next — it won’t do for the nouveau riche on the eighth ﬂoor.)
Let me be kind, a momentary lapse, I promise: West Van has unusual problems, daunting for any council. One, God in her wisdom created little actual WV soil, a thin strip between seaside and mountainside. Obviously she favours ox-stunning real estate prices. Two, for 80-odd years it’s had one overarching — but, to be fair, careful and conscientious — superdeveloper, British Properties. Bigger than council, arguably. The third huge factor is Park Royal Shopping Centre. You can almost hear the whoosh as ever-expanding Park Royal sucks business activity from Ambleside’s Marine Drive and beyond. With its almost limitless parking, the centre has relentlessly waved in trafﬁc from an Ambleside where ﬁnding street parking has become hard labour. Above all, more parking is ignored in the multiple-faceted plan, the one thing that could really goose Ambleside (and Dundarave) retailing. But it fashionably peddles more bicycle trailways for recreational cycling.
A few other considerations: Converting “newlyacquired properties at 1468 and 1472 Argyle Avenue into ocean-front restaurants.” Putting aside that West Vancouver has no ocean — to ﬁnd it, turn west, sail for 90 minutes, and cross a large island — will Carmelo’s, Chez Michel and other excellent restaurants warmly welcome nearby competitors leasing waterfront from town hall? Keep the very few, colourful Argyle houses as houses. They add variety to the beach and after-dark safety. Food carts/trucks: See above re competition. Anyway, Feastro the Rolling Bistro and the like may ﬁt downtown Vancouver’s demographics. But in West Van? Your great-aunt munching shrimp burgers or halibut tacos on the street? Yeah, right. “A business case for a new Arts Centre on the 1600-block of Bellevue.” Why? The Ferry Building, Silk Purse, library, and many private galleries aren’t enough? “Upgrades to the Silk Purse Gallery to create a more
usable outdoor space.” That’s puzzling. As well as small art shows, the Silk Purse — in decline since well-connected Cheryl Karchut’s leadership, and Victoria’s cuts to the arts — holds music concerts. Upgrades? Usable outdoor space? Explain. “More closures of Argyle Avenue to vehicle trafﬁc for other opportunities.” Meaning? This is West Van’s popular promenade, also offering scarce parking space for the area, especially for the frail attending the Silk Purse, the Ferry Building, the Harmony Arts Festival. Vehicles and strolling families coexist comfortably. It’s a solution for which the town hall’s meddling mandarins seek a problem. Leave it alone, council. “The Streetscape Project, which aims to improve sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, street furniture, bike connections and other open space elements in Ambleside Village.” Translation: Gimmicks to lure unwary tourists beyond Park Royal to a North Carmel-by-theSea. Someone even suggested
cobbled roadways. Warning: Never trust anyone who uses the word “streetscape.” Make your own list. ••• WV council unanimously passed third reading of leaky Westshore Place’s rezoning application. Town hall acknowledged Westshore sought to resolve “life safety and building envelope issues resulting from unauthorized balcony enclosures . . . weather walls . . . were removed most often without building permits.” Like, illegally. Council-watcher George Pajari was in full ﬂight: “Unbelievably . . . you’re recommending no penalty for the bylaw infractions (or) the building code violations, and, oh, by the way, we’ll give you increased property value to the tune of $30,000-$50,000 per unit . . . with no community beneﬁt.” Yes, for problems “caused by the strata owners themselves.” Great example for others. Westshore’s advocate: Former mayor Mark Sager. Smart lawyer, Mr. Sager. email@example.com
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Leaders diss democracy by ducking debate
DO you know when the B.C. legislature or Parliament is actually in session? Do you follow the goings-on in those institutions? I suspect most British Columbians (and fellow Canadians) fall into the “I don’t care” category. After all, the number of people involved in our political system (involved to the point of actually voting) has been steadily declining for years, so why should anyone expect a larger majority of citizens to pay attention to what their elected representatives are up to? That’s too bad, really. Ignoring our political institutions is risky, as it opens the door to everything from faulty public policies and bad laws to outright corruption. But what may be feeding this public disengagement with politics is the actions (or non-actions) of the politicians themselves. Three political leaders in particular have, in recent weeks, contributed to this growing malaise. They are:
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, outgoing Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and B.C. Premier Christy Clark. The prime minister especially has whittled away the respect and the power of an elected body. His distaste for parliamentary process is one thing —he’s not the only PM or premier to arrive at that view after being in power for a while — but his insistence on “bundling” all kinds of laws into a single omnibus bill goes well beyond treating Parliament like a nuisance that must be tolerated.
Not allowing adequate debate and scrutiny of legislation that can affect so many people in so many ways is not only bad public policy, but it’s anti-democratic. Our MPs are elected not just to represent the interests of their constituents, but also to keep in check the power of the state. By effectively bypassing much of the role of the MPs, the Harper government has chose to snub the historic role of an elected body. McGuinty’s actions are no less questionable. He is presiding over a minority government, yet has chosen to
precedent in this province. No party is innocent of shutting down the house when it politically suits them, but it doesn’t make it right. Clark exacerbated her snub of the house by calling the place “sick” and suggested nothing good comes from it, reinforcing in some peoples’ minds no doubt that the legislature is useless. In all three instances, our leaders have demonstrated an attitude that says our elected representatives and the place they do the peoples’ business are not worthy of their respect or time. I can’t help but wonder
use his power to prorogue, or end, the legislative session. His motivation seems suspect. His government is becoming enmeshed in a potentially messy if not scandalous controversy over the cancellation of some power plants in the province, and getting rid of the legislature is a neat way to shield himself and his colleagues from some potentially embarrassing questions on an almost daily basis. All of which brings us to Clark. Her cancellation of the legislature’s fall sitting is not extraordinary in terms of
whether their actions push even more people into the “I don’t care” category when it comes to their take on politics.
••• Will George Heyman be appointed to cabinet if the NDP wins next spring’s election? The former union leader and current environmental activist won the party’s nomination in VancouverFairview last weekend, beating out Geoff Meggs, a former Glen Clark aide and current See Geography page 9
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Lynn Valley’s village atmosphere at risk
Dear Editor: I write regarding Mayor Richard Walton’s Oct. 17 letter to the editor, DNV Welcomes Lynn Valley Input. My husband and I moved to the North Shore, Upper Lynn Valley, 35 years ago and we have loved living here ever since. We have lived on Coleman Street, McNair Drive, Kilmer Road and now on Dempsey Road. We are, however, astounded by the rapid changes in our neighbourhood. I totally understand that more people have to be able to move to the Lynn Valley area, but how many single dwellings have to be sacriﬁced for multi-unit construction? The village atmosphere in Lynn Valley, which we have always enjoyed, is fast disappearing. Now, the new plans to tear down half of our local mall for three or possibly more highrise developments
will, in my view, totally spoil the character that makes Lynn Valley so special. District of North Vancouver council spent so much — of our — money to build the library with the village square with the aim of preserving this unique village identity. Now, they want to give in to big developers to allow for highrises. With all the new high-density housing in Lynn Valley, trafﬁc and parking are already a problem. The proposed housing is only going to make matters worse. Our area just cannot sustain the inﬂux of people and cars that this housing will bring. We need a new mall, not additional housing. I sincerely hope our opinion will be considered when the matter of the highrise construction comes up in council meetings. Tina and Ronald Kraal North Vancouver
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Warren Kinsella takes on conservatives in Fight the Right: Page 16 Luciana Souza creates in the immediacy of the moment: Page 18 Cadence Weapon mixes things up on Hope in Dirt City: Page 21 Win tickets to see Touchstone’s Eternal Hydra at Studio 16: Page 30 Awkward Cloud Atlas fades fast: Page 34 Paciﬁc Cinémathèque screening Shirley Clarke classics: Page 36 More online at www.nsnews.com/ entertainment twitter.com/ NSNPulse
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NICOLE Brown hopes an upcoming fundraising evening whisks guests away to Spain, offering a taste of the nation’s succulent cuisine, ﬁne wines and sensual music and dance.
No passports are needed, as the event venue, the West Vancouver Memorial Library, will be transformed, offering a feast for the senses as a means of raising funds for the library’s foundation in support of programs, services and enhancements. Set for Friday, Nov. 2, the fundraiser, dubbed A Passport to Spain, is the foundation’s second annual internationally themed event. Last year’s had Italy as its focus. “It’s going to be a really fun night, I think people are in for a treat,” says Brown, the event chairwoman and past-chairwoman of the West Vancouver Memorial Library Foundation. A Passport to Spain also marks the culmination of an inaugural month-long art auction fundraiser, entitled A Passport to Art.
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FLAMENCO dancer Karen Pitkethly will participate in A Passport to Spain on Friday, Nov. 2 at West Vancouver Memorial Library. “There’s some really great pieces at fantastic prices,” says Brown, adding people who love libraries and ﬁne art will enjoy the opportunity the silent auction provides. For 13 years, the West Vancouver Memorial Library Foundation presented the popular Mallet Masters Croquet Tournament as its annual fundraiser. Interested in a change of pace, as well as to present an event that wasn’t weather-dependent, last year, representatives decided to move in a different direction. “We thought, ‘What could we do that would be more connected, A, to the library, and, B, be
something a little simpler to host from our end but also still have the kind of glamour and unique theme and something that would be a big draw for people to attend,’” says Brown. They came up with the idea of hosting an annual international night, featuring a different country each year, launching the event with A Passport to Italy in 2011. “It was a huge success. Honestly, Italian food and wine? Not a tough sell,” says Brown. This year, organizers chose Spain. “Again, ﬂamenco and tapas and cava — it lends itself to a party,” says Brown. A Passport to Spain, which gets underway at 7:30 p.m., boasts music, dancing by Karen Flamenco, a fashion show hosted by Park Royal Shopping Centre featuring local media personalities as models, ﬁne wine, regional cuisine, a Spanish coffee bar, and, silent and live auctions. CBC’s Fred Lee and Kathryn Gretsinger will serve as MCs. Guests will also get once last chance to view and bid on the works currently up for auction as part of A Passport to Art. Artists who donated pieces include Miriam Aroeste, Alan Beaton, Cameron Bird, Bobbie Burgers, Lil Chrazn, Cori Creed, Brian Eby, Maria Josenhans, Richard Roblin, Gordon Smith, Luis Sopena, Shirley Claire Williams and Paul Ygartua. “We’re so fortunate to have them contribute pieces because they get so much buzz going in the community,” says Brown. The works are currently viewable and bids are See Foundation page 14
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CALENDAR GALLERIES Bellevue Gallery: 2475 Bellevue Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.5 p.m. and outside gallery hours by appointment. Info: www. bellevuegallery.ca. The Name of this Tree: An exhibition of paintings by Pari Azarm Motamedi will run until Nov. 10. Café for Contemporary Art: 138-140 East Esplanade, North Vancouver. Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Info: 778-340-3379 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Idle Wild: An exhibition of new works by DRIL, a collaborative artist collective, will run until Nov. 16. Caroun Art Gallery: 1403 Bewicke Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.caroun.net, 778-3720765 or email@example.com. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.
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Baxterand) will have his work on display until Dec. 30. North Vancouver Community History Centre: 3203 Institute Rd., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604990-3700, ext. 8016 or www.northvanmuseum. ca. Wallpaper — Posters and the Art of Persuasion: A selection of posters from the archive’s ephemera collection will run until Dec. 22. Exhibition: Conceptual artist Iain Baxter& (pronounced Baxterand) will have his work on display until Dec. 30. North Vancouver Museum: 209 West Fourth St., North Vancouver. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Info: 604-987-5612 or www. northvanmuseum.ca. Exhibition: Conceptual artist Iain Baxter& (pronounced Baxterand) will have his work on display until Dec. 30. North Vancouver Experience, an ongoing exhibit deﬁning life in North Vancouver. Presentation House Gallery: 333 Chesterﬁeld Ave., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday -Sunday, noon5 p.m. Info: 604-986-1351 or www. presentationhousegall.com. Frank Horvat, a pioneer in fashion photography, will have his work displayed until Dec. 23. Presentation House Satellite Gallery: 560 Seymour St., Vancouver. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Info: www. satellitegallery.ca. Dorothy: A new series of works by artist Myfanwy MacLeod will run until Nov. 10. The exhibition will feature origami made from pages of Playboy magazines in which playmate Dorothy Stratten appeared. Ron Andrews Community Space: 931 Lytton St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-980-7182. More Pottery, More Painting: Acrylic on canvas of North Shore landscapes by Jean Taylor and ceramics by Sue Rankin will be displayed until Oct. 28.
Pottery, Prints and Paintings: Pottery by Jack Ploesser and a collection of original silkscreens, etchings and paintings from North West B.C., China and Egypt will be on display Oct. 28-Dec. 2. Seymour Art Gallery: 4360 Gallant Ave., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Info: 604-924-1378 or www.seymourartgallery. com. Traveling Women: An exhibition by Kwan S. Yu in oils that portrays transit riders will run until Nov. 18. Artist talk: Sunday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Info: 604-925-7292 or www. silkpurse.ca. Snippets and Snogs: An exhibition of mosaics in bone china by Judy Oke and wood carvings by Charles Rice will run until Oct 28. The Life Around Me: Watercolour artist Jong Sook Lee’s work will be on display from Oct. 30 to Nov. 11. Opening reception: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m. Space Emmarts Studio: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-375-0694 or www. emmarts.ca. Show and Sale: The ﬁrst Saturday of each month noon-5 p.m. Studio 195 Gallery: 195 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver. Hours: WednesdayFriday, 2-5 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and by appointment. Info: 604-209-1197 or www.195studios.ca. First Saturdays: Community artists will open their studios the ﬁrst Saturday of every month, noon-5 p.m. Tartooful: 3183 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Info: 604-924-0122 or www. tartooful.com. Delivery: A new series of works by Kathryn Lissack will be on display until Nov. 14. Teck Gallery: SFU Vancouver Campus, 515 West Hastings. Open during campus hours. See more page 28
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Obama’s mistakes may cost him U.S. election of ordinary folks and talking just repeatedly about values. That’s one of the main reasons why he won that debate,” Kinsella says. Unsurprisingly for a man who wrote the book Kicking Ass in Canadian Politics, Kinsella advocates aggression, and if Obama loses it can be chalked up to an unwillingness to exploit Romney’s refusal to disclose his tax records. “They let him get away with it,” Kinsella says in disbelief. “He still hasn’t disclosed what any other presidential candidate in history has routinely released. Those are the kind of mistakes out of which defeats are made.” Kinsella was also critical of Obama for not harnessing the energy of the Occupy movement. “They have the message there: the one per cent versus the 99 per cent. Nobody would ever seriously consider Romney to have been anything other than the one per cent of the one per cent. He comes from the most privileged and the most well-off.” Left-wing parties have a harmful reluctance to embrace cultural tides, according to Kinsella. “I think conservatives tend to be much more adept at embracing and absorbing populist movements,” he says, discussing the Tea Party’s integration into the Republicans and the Canadian Alliance melding with the Progressive Conservative Party. “I think it may be kind of a sociological thing where liberals have a tendency to have an antipathy or a suspicion about populism, and I guess what I’m saying is you shouldn’t.” As for the Liberals and the NDP, Kinsella
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Kinsella’s book is largely about controlling the frame, and the way political discussions can be weighted by establishing the dominant vocabulary. At the moment, Kinsella believes Conservatives are winning the linguistic battle. “Something like ‘oil drilling’ becomes ‘energy exploration,’ he writes. “It’s not government ‘outsourcing’ — instead, it’s government ‘innovation.’ It’s never ‘undocumented workers,’ naturally — it’s ‘illegal’ aliens or refugees.” Finding a dynamic symbol can be the key to changing a perception, according to Kinsella. The author and former lawyer writes at length about the growing viewpoint in the early 1990s that Jean Chretien was old and enfeebled, and no match for the youth and energy of Conservative Kim Campbell. And then Chretien was photographed waterskiing. “That’s when ‘yesterday’s man’ went out the window. And it turned things around: my so-called health problem disappeared,” Chretien says in the book. “My words could not have convinced the press . . . my actions had to convince the press.” Controlling language and speaking about values win elections, according to Kinsella, discussing the ﬁrst debate between incumbent Barack Obama and conservative challenger Mitt Romney for the U.S. presidency. “The president came across sounding a little like a university professor, and he was just iterating lists of statistics and factoids and it was Romney who was speaking most effectively in the language
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THERE has hardly been a moment in Luciana Souza’s life when she hasn’t been listening to, making, or thinking about music. “Music was all I knew,” says Souza, a Grammy Award-winning vocalist. “It became an inevitable choice.” The Brazilian-born singer and songwriter performs at Capilano University tonight with ‘A’ Band, Capilano’s big band, and NiteCap, a vocal ensemble. Souza grew up in Sao Paulo in a household ﬁlled with art and music. Her mother was a “writer, poet, thinker and political strategist,” while her father played the guitar and ran a music studio and “jingle house.” Musicians were constantly visiting the family’s home, and she began her professional musical career recording jingles at the age of three. “Mom always reading or writing, dad playing music,” she says of her upbringing. “It was pretty amazing, looking back.” Souza moved to the United States in 1985 to study music, eventually earning a masters in jazz composition, and released her ﬁrst album in 1998. She now lives in Los Angeles with her young son and her husband, Larry Klein, the well-known producer of many of Joni Mitchell’s albums. In August, Souza released two records: Duos III, the ﬁnal release in her trilogy of Brazilian jazz, and The Book of Chet, an exploration of Chet Baker standards. She recorded both in the space of two months. The effervescence of Duos III contrasts sharply with the slow, introspective songs in The Book of Chet, but Souza says the two albums simply reﬂect the different sides of day-to-day experience. “I think I exist in these two worlds all the time,” says the singer. “I don’t think there’s a day that goes by where there isn’t something dark, or something extremely light.”
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Cadence Weapon mixes things up on latest release
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HIS father was a well-respected DJ, his grandfather was a football legend, and now hip-hop artist Cadence Weapon is quickly making a name for himself. Rollie Pemberton, better known as Cadence Weapon, returnsed to Vancouver last night to perform at the Fortune Sound Club. “I am really excited to come back to Vancouver and do my own show,” he says. “Being from Edmonton I have so many friends in Vancouver because that’s usually where people move.” In May, Cadence Weapon released the 11-track Hope In Dirt City, which was shortlisted for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize as best Canadian album (eventually won by Feist for Metals). His debut full-length effort, Breaking See Miles page 22
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Jammin’ for Jess
TONIGHT the Backstage Lounge presents Jammin’ for Jess, a fundraiser inspired by 11-year-old Jessica Wilson and in support of all others with type 1 diabetes. Hosted by Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Famer Red Robinson, Jammin for Jess features singer-songwriter David Hay and his band House Arrest along with Leo Awardwinning comedian Erica Sigurdson. Limited to 175 seats, advance tickets will be available at $45 each and can be purchased online at ww.ticketstonight.ca. All proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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Kayfabe, was also nominated for the Polaris prize back in 2006. Pemberton’s father, Teddy Pemberton, was a college DJ at CJSR-FM in Edmonton and he raised his son on a wide range of music with Kurt Cobain, Nas, Organized Konfusion and Freestyle Fellowship all part of his musical education growing up. “With my dad being a DJ, I kind of grew up in a library full of music,” he says. Pemberton’s grandfather, Rollie Miles played in the CFL for 10 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos. The three-time Grey Cup winner (who played on offence, defence and special teams back in the day) is a member of both the CFL Hall of Fame and the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. In 2006 he was also voted one of the CFL’s Top 50 players of the league’s modern era by Canadian sports network TSN. “A lot of people might not know but my grandfather is a CFL Hall of Famer,” Pemberton says. “It’s cool that I am named after him.” Working on Hope in Dirt City, Pemberton wanted to create a set of tracks unique in their own way. “I wanted to do something more organic and have more of a natural feel to it. Everything I had done had been highly electronic up until
then,” he says. “I was very inﬂuenced by a mix of ’60s and ’70’s classic pop music. Particularly the early ’80s, and late ’70s disco music I would say — anything from Grace Jones to the Talking Heads. I wanted to have a mix of all these ideas and inﬂuences. It’s a mix of all the kinds of music I am into.” Cadence Weapon is currently in the middle of a month-long North American tour including shows in Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, Peg, Rapskatoon and Edmo. “I am excited to be touring the album now,” he says. “I am really looking forward to sharing my music with people,” he adds. Throughout the tour Pemberton and his DJ continually evaluate each performance. “From show to show the transitions between songs will change and the structure will change,” he says. “It’s a very free ﬂowing organic thing. It keeps it fresh for us.” Pemberton says there are downsides to doing so many cities in such a short period of time. “The tough thing is travelling for so long. It can becoming numbing in a way,” he says. “The positives way outweigh the negatives though.” Some people drive for hours to see him perform live. Armed with his songs Cadence Weapon’s job is to make sure they see a show. For more information visit www. cadenceweaponmusic.com. Follow him on twitter @CadenceWeapon.
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EAST Vancouver designer Lincoln Heller has thrown everything but the kitchen sink at his handmade briefcases, handbags and totes.
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His fabrication process begins with dropping hubcaps, bicycle spokes and tractor parts on top of wet leather to make unusual patterns in the ﬁnished piece. By turn, he doesn’t care if his customers beat the hell out of his bags. “When you buy a bag and you walk away with it, and someone else buys a very similar bag, at the end of the year, those two bags look different . . . the personality of the person really is absorbed into the bag,” says Heller, owner of Fiveleft Leather. “One person goes outdoors a lot, one person sweats a lot, one person beats on their bag.” Heller, 38, created his business in 2005 and has been a ﬁxture at events like the Eastside Culture Crawl and Circle Craft. Now he and his new business manager, Carol Hyslop of North Vancouver’s Favourite Gifts, say they’re ready to bring the business to the next level. They’ll be celebrating this new stage of Fiveleft at a Nov. 3 party called A Night of a Thousand Wonders. Partygoers will have the chance to bid on Heller’s 1,000th bag. “He pulled out all the tricks, all of his trade secrets,” Hyslop says of the bag, which the duo are keeping under wraps until the big night (teaser pictures can be viewed on Fiveleft’s Facebook page). “It is completely handstitched and there’s a lot of extra-special love going into this bag.” Fiveleft is a labour of love for Heller, who grew up in rural Washington and came to Vancouver in 1995 to study photography at Emily Carr
University of Art and Design. To put himself through art school, he worked at a logging camp in Alaska, stripping branches off logs with a chainsaw. That’s where the leather bug hit him. “I was working on a remote island with no power or anything for seven months at a time,” explains Heller. “When the guys would leave the camp, they’d throw their boots away.” He started cutting the leather off the boots and making tool pouches. Back in the city, he picked up some remnant pieces from Tandy Leather and started experimenting. Heller says he’s not afraid of using a sewing machine — he has his mom to thank for that, who got him and his brother and sister to sew some of their own clothes each summer. But he doesn’t have any formal training in fashion design or pattern making. “Me and fabric and soft, ﬂoppy garment leather don’t get along well,” says Heller. “That’s not the way my brain designs things.” Instead, Heller’s bags are made of stiff, thick leather, a material he likens to paper, plastic or metal, rather than cloth. “You can fold it over and crease it, and you don’t use scissors to cut it — you use a ruler and a knife,” says Heller. “It’s very architectural.” Heller and his studio assistants start with pieces of wet, undyed leather. That’s when the throwing of tractor parts begins: like a largescale stamp, the metal objects create impressions on the material. Heller and his studio assistants then use a multistage dying process to make the impressions more visible. “As soon as you start to do different layering of dye, colours and things, that’s what actually reveals the texture,” says Heller. Each pre-cut bag piece is individually textured and coloured with plant-based dyes.
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RETAILER and business manager Carol Hyslop will join designer Lincoln Heller in commemorating the sale of the 1,000th Fiveleft bag at a special event next week. “In some ways you’re buying a canvas or a piece of art that’s wrapped into a bag,” says Heller. The results are a mix of elegantandedgy.Fiveleftmakes glossy handbags studded with metal, folded into complex
origami shapes; luxe leather luggage hailing from the era when people dressed up to travel; and a cheeky version of the traditional briefcase (Heller has dubbed his version “the career carrier”) with wide straps woven through the sides
of the bag. Wallets and belts round out Fiveleft’s product line. Hyslop has been a fan of Heller’s work since he ﬁrst approached her to carry See Fiveleft page 27
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CALENDAR From page 15 West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7407 or www.westvanlibrary.ca. Changing Time — West Vancouver Then and Now: An exhibition of photographs from the library’s digital collection will juxtapose historical images with modern renditions Nov. 4 to Jan. 4 West Vancouver Museum: 680 17th St., West Vancouver. Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 604-9257295 or www.westvancouvermuseum.ca. Photographing Mid-Century West Coast Modernism: The launch of a book dedicated to photographs by Selwyn Pullan will run until Dec. 15. Admission by donation. CONCERTS Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-990-7810 or www.capilanou. ca/nscucentre. Cap Classics: A free performance of songs and sonatas for ﬂutes and pianos Friday, Oct. 26, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Cap Jazz Series: Luciana Souza will perform with “A” Band and NiteCap Friday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $32/$29. Cap Global Roots: Rupa & the April Fishes will perform global street inspired music Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $28/$25. Cap Global Roots — International Guitar Night: Brian Gore will be joined by Martin Taylor, Solorazaf and Guinga Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35/$32. Centennial Theatre: 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: www.centennialtheatre.com. Box ofﬁce: 604-984-4484. Snatam Kaur Live in Concert: A sacred chant concert Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $46-$69 for adults and $29/$18 for children.
An Evening with Barney Bentall: A fundraiser for the North Shore Disability Resource Centre Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The Jeff Standﬁeld Band will open followed by Barney Bentall. There will be a silent auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $35. Moods, Landscapes and Pictures: The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert Monday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. Admission: $37.50/$33.50/$25. Tickets: 604-867-3434 or vancouversymphony.ca. Music of Remembrance: Lions Gate Sinfonia will perform with guest ensemble Pandora’s Vox Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. There will be a pre-show chat at 6:30 p.m. Electric Evenings: Songwriter Danny Michel will perform Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $30/$27. With Glowing Hearts — Marching Down Broadway: The B.C. Military Music Society will present an evening of music and song from Broadway’s glory days Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15. The Borealis String Quartet will perform a free concert to celebrate Donald Munro’s 60 years in Canada Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Electric Owl: 928 Main St., Vancouver. Info: 604-558-0928. A Concert Series that brings together Steve Dawson’s Black Hen House Band with special guest artists each month. Jim Byrnes will perform a CD release show for his new country inspired album Sunday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. Admission: $27/$25. Tickets: www. capilanou.ca/nscucentre. Highlands United Church: 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Scottish Music and Dance: The Vancouver Fiddle Orchestra and the R.S.C.D.S. Vancouver Dance Demonstration Team will perform
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Souza pays tribute to Chet Baker on new CD
From page 18
Souza can’t pinpoint when she was ﬁrst introduced to Baker’s music; she feels like it has been with her her whole life. “I became so obsessed with him in graduate school,” says Souza. “I transcribed everything I could get my hands on. I really did sort of a study . . . a thesis on Chet Baker, but in my head, and never committed that to anything.” Considered one of the jazz greats, Baker struggled with drug addiction for most of his life, was jailed several times and had an up-and-down career until his death in Amsterdam in 1988. Souza says she loves the vulnerability and fragility in Baker’s delivery. “It’s a sound that’s not masculine and it’s not feminine, it’s somewhere in between,
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and I’m attracted to that. I remember listening to him when I was younger and thinking, he sounds like a boy.” When she recorded the songs on The Book of Chet, Souza focused on slowing down the music and a quiet delivery. “I’m forcing the listener into the corner,” says Souza. “I’m saying you have to sit here for the duration of this music.” In contrast to the way much music is recorded today, with separate tracks laid down and then layered together, both records were produced live in the studio. Having all the musicians together in the studio — the way records used to be made — was especially important for Duos III, says Souza. For the recording, she reunited with master guitarists Romero Lubambo, Marco Pereira and Toninho Horta. “Everybody is in the studio at the same time, we count off, and then we go,” says Souza. “If it’s not good we stop, and if it’s good we keep going, and then we go to the control room and we listen.” Critics have praised Souza’s singing for its emotional depth, and she says she’s constantly thinking about vocal expression. “How can the voice sound? Is it more woody, like a cello, or a viola? Or is it more like a ﬂute — is it sharp and metallic? Is it like a trumpet? Trying to ﬁnd those different colours and shapes in my mouth is also something that interests me.” Souza moves easily between jazz genres, but recently, classical composers have also sought her out. Souza performed a solo piece in The Passion of San Marcos by Argentine classical composer Osvaldo Golijov, and has also appeared with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic, the Atlanta Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. She suggests it’s the quality of her voice, expressly not classically trained, that attracts certain composers. “It’s a certain humanity,” she says. “My voice sounds like a human being’s voice. It’s not so trained . . . my approach, my breath, everything I do is not classical.” Souza taught for four years at the Manhattan School of Music and she is still an enthusiastic speaker and guest performer at music schools. This is her second time performing at Capilano, where she’ll meet with the big band and vocal ensembles to rehearse one day and perform the next. She has also performed at the Vancouver Jazz Festival in the past. “I really love being there,” she says. “I hope I have a chance to come back soon.” For more information on Luciana Souza’s performance at Capilano University, call 604-990-7810 or visit capilanou.ca.
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CALENDAR From page 28 Saturday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $15. Tickets: 604-980-6071 or at the door. Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-981-6335. Out of this World: The Paciﬁc Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20/$15/$12. Chamber Music Concert: Pro Nova String Ensemble will perform Sunday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Info: 604-921-9444 or email@example.com. Lynn Valley United Church: 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Info: www.
lynnvalleychurch.com. Friday Night Live: A weekly series with improv actors AddLibretto playing hosts to musical guests Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Baritone Russell Cripps will perform Oct. 26. Admission by suggested donation of $10. The third Friday of each month, youth are invited for dinner and the show for $15 with tickets purchased by 5 p.m. Mount Seymour United Church: 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. Celso Machado, Brazilian guitarist, percussionist and vocalist will perform Friday, Oct. 26, 78:30 p.m. followed by wine and cheese. Info: seycovemusic.ca. Admission: $20/$5 for students See more page 30
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CALENDAR From page 29 (concert only). Chamber Music Concert: Pro Nova String Ensemble will perform Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Info: 604921-9444 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mulgrave Academy Theatre: 2330 Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver. Bonjour de St. Tropez: The Sea to Sky Wind Ensemble, the WVYB Symphonic Band and the visiting La Croix Valmer will play a joint concert Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Admission by donation. Info: 604-921-3412. Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterﬁeld Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: www.phtheatre.org or 604-990-3474. Jazz at Presentation House Studio: A weekly series embracing the full spectrum of jazz and improvised music Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10 at the door. Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info and reservations: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca. Music for Art: Lions Gate Sinfonia will perform a concert inspired by the current exhibition “The Life Around Me” Thursday, Nov. 1 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12. Gitlin and Klukas: Clarinetist Connie Gitlin and pianist Suzanne Klukas will perform Thursday, Nov. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets: $15/$12. St. Catherine’s Anglican Church: 1058 Ridgewood Dr., North Vancouver. The Gentlemen of Fortune Men’s Barbershop Chorus will perform Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. Admission: $20/$10. Tickets: 604-9850666 or email@example.com. St. Stephen’s Anglican Church: 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. Info: 604-731-5518 or www.paciﬁctheatre.org. Jazz Vespers: Don Stewart will perform Sunday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Traditional Teahouse: 1552 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Info: 604-551-1642. Talent Show: All with talent are invited to participate and watch a live local show every Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission: $5. Performance application fee: $10. West Vancouver Community Centre: 2121 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Band Concert: The West Vancouver Adult Concert Band conducted by Tak Maeda will perform contemporary, jazz, marches and show tunes Monday, Oct. 29, 8-9 p.m. Free. West Vancouver Memorial Library: 1950 Marine Dr., West
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From page 30 Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7446 or www. westvanlibrary.ca. Friday Night Concert Series — Soultrax: A tribute to George Benson and Jimmy Smith Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Free.
AFTERMETH, a gritty portrait of a B.C. family’s ups and downs caused by drug addiction, receives its world premiere at the Hope Cinema (376 Wallace Street, Tickets $5) on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Director Eva Wunderman and guests will be in attendance. The documentary, executive produced by North Shore producer Patti Poskitt, will be broadcast on Knowledge Network the following week on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 9 p.m.
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Saturdays, Nov. 3-17 at 8 p.m. with a matinee Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Preview Nov. 2 for $12. Tickets: $20/$18. Presentation House Theatre: 333 Chesterﬁeld Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: www.phtheatre. org or 604-990-3474. My Mother’s Story: Based on the lives of real women, this play looks at the complicated relationships we hold with the most important woman in our lives until Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: $28/$23. DANCE Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-981-6335. The Menaka Thakkar Dance Company will perform a fusion of Indian with contemporary dance styles Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $28/$25/$12. Live, Love, Dance: An evening of dance and live See more page 33
Trudeau candidacy bodes well for party
From page 17
believes their choice is simple: they can co-operate or they can lose. “I don’t care if it’s a merger, or coalition or just some riding by riding co-operation, you’ve got to do something,” he says. Harper’s success was contingent on uniting disparate conservatives, according to Kinsella. “It was a mathematical analysis: if these various warring conservative factions remain apart, Liberals will continue to win . . . and if I bring them together, I will win,” Kinsella says of Harper’s strategy. But while many countries have gravitated to what Kinsella calls, “a binary political universe,” the Liberals and NDP remain divided. “They feel that their party has a tradition of its own and a history of its own worth preserving, and I understand that. It’s powerfully emotional stuff for a lot of people, but I guess what I’m arguing for is for people to be a little bit more clinical in the way that the Prime Minister was,” Kinsella says. The numbers from last year’s federal election seem to support Kinsella, as the Conservative party captured 54 per cent of the seats with approximately 40 per cent of the vote. Part of the reason for the Conservative Party’s electoral efﬁciency is an information database on each community in the country, according to Kinsella. “The Conservative Party had more money than God and they were able to funnel that into buying the kind of demographic database information that previously only Coca-Cola and Proctor and Gamble had,” Kinsella explains. “It’s not just knowing your address and your name and so on. These guys are able to know the kind of toothpaste that you use, the routes you take to work, the kind of car you drive and they’re able to micro-target. So it’s not just North Van District, they know particular city blocks. They know what people are pre-occupied with on one block in North Van. . . . ‘We know for example in this part of North Van there’s a concentration of Iranian-Canadians, so let’s target some messages with respect to what’s going on in Iran, and civil liberties in Iran.’ Whereas in another part of the riding they just wouldn’t do that.” While a left-wing coalition remains unlikely, Kinsella sees great promise in Justin Trudeau, the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. “Political people like to get excited, too,” Kinsella says. “Justin represents an exciting opportunity for Liberals. I think he does two things I advocate in the book: he’s a very compelling speaker, very passionate speaker. And if you look at that speech he made the night he announced his candidacy, he talks repeatedly about values, middle-class values, and Canadian values. He’s not the only politician who does that, the Prime Minister does that as well.” Trudeau may also appeal to the three most important groups for Liberal success, according to Kinsella. “The three pillars of any progressive party’s success are newcomers to a country, women, and young people, and Trudeau is appealing because he’s appealing to all three of those constituencies, so that bodes well for the Liberals.” Despite Kinsella’s distaste of Conservative policies, he does ﬁnd some diversity on the other side of the aisle. “The Prime Minister has shown us, and I give him credit for this, he’s not a social conservative to the extent that some of us thought he might be. He voted with the NDP and the Liberals on abortion,” he says, referring to the Tory-backed anti-abortion bill that was defeated earlier this year. Asked if he’d get back in the Liberals’ war room, Kinsella is somewhat reticent. “For the right candidate,” he answers. “But maybe it’s time for some new faces, too. I’m becoming kind of an old fart, myself, so maybe it’s time for some new folks to step up and take those kinds of roles.”
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CALENDAR From page 32 entertainment Saturday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will support Chelsea Steyns who is battling a rare form of brain cancer. Tickets: $100. OTHER EVENTS Capilano University Performing Arts Theatre: 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver. Tickets: 604-990-7810 or www.capilanou. ca/nscucentre. Speaker Series: Raconteur Warren Kinsella will talk about his latest book Fight the Right — a handbook that investigates our current political era Monday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $18/$15. Ferry Building Gallery: 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info: www.ferrybuildinggallery.com. How to Look at and Understand Great Art: A course on ﬁlm illustrated by paintings by artists from Michelangelo to Picasso and Pollock will run Mondays until Nov. 12, 7-9 p.m. Drop-in fee: $8. Kay Meek Centre: 1700 Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. Info and
tickets: www.kaymeekcentre.com or 604-981-6335. Movies at the Meek — Beasts of the Southern Wild: A six-year-old girl and her father embark on a bizarre odyssey to restart their lives when their town is washed out by a ﬂood Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Rated: PG. Tickets: $12. North Vancouver City Library: 120 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 604-998-3490 or www.nvcl.ca. Teen Authors Tell All: Five authors will share their secrets about how they became multi-published writers Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m. Silk Purse Arts Centre: 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Info: 604-925-7292 or www.silkpurse.ca. North Shore Cric Crac Storytelling Evenings presented by the Vancouver Society of Storytelling take place the ﬁrst Sunday of every month, 7-9 p.m. Admission: $7/$5. Opera Series with Nicolas Krusek: A series on the life and operas of Richard Wagner Wednesdays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and Dec. 5, 12:30-2:30 p.m. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell. Email information for your North Shore event to email@example.com.
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A34 - North Shore News - Friday, October 26, 2012
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■ Cloud Atlas. Directed by Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer and Lana Wachowski. Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae and Jim Broadbent. Rating: 5 (out of 10)
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Each cast member plays multiple roles From page 34
it does an existential lesson on how “from womb to tomb our lives are bound to others.” Publishers Weekly called Mitchell’s book “audacious, dazzling, pretentious and infuriating”: the review serves as a decent summation of the ﬁlm. The plots span centuries: in 1849 a clerk (Jim Sturgess) is sent to the Paciﬁc Islands to negotiate a slave contract, only to be poisoned by Tom Hanks. In 1936 a struggling composer (Ben Whishaw) acts as an amanuensis to a great composer (Jim Broadbent), and writes letters to his lover back home; in 1973 the lover (James D’Arcy) now aged, tells a reporter (Halle Berry) about a powerplant cover-up. Her life is endangered but she is saved by nuclear scientist Tom Hanks. A present-day publisher (Broadbent again), extorted by a Cockney Tom Hanks, ﬁnds himself in a nursing home. New Seoul in 2144 offers a twisted and gruesome extrapolation of Darwin’s theory, and needs a martyr (Doona Bae) to effect change. A few hundred years later we see Tom Hanks defending his village from a cannibalistic Hugh Grant and speaking to a visitor (Berry again) in a kind of space-age
Forest-Gump-Middle-Ages mashup. Just assume that Hanks will show up in almost every plotline, dressed in bizarro prosthetics. (You’ll recognize him: he’s the one with the worst accents.) Some story threads may offend rather than enlighten: Asian people will eat anything, apparently, and Scottish national soccer fans, known for their politeness abroad (it’s true: look it up) are vile. On more than one occasion characters become caricatures and disrupt the ﬁlm’s serious intent. In terms of casting, gender and race are erased: black plays white, men play women. It’s a beautiful thing, but a prostheticsand-makeup nightmare in places. Hugo Weaving (who starred in the Wachowskis’ Matrix trilogy) makes for a remarkably convincing Nurse Ratched, but elsewhere results are mixed. And if you are keeping score, Hanks, Weaving, Sturgess, Bae and Berry each play six roles; Broadbent and Susan Sarandon, as a witch doctor in one plotline, plays four. Stay for the closing credits to tally up. Excellent performances by all but Hanks (offering one or two of his worst) can’t save this glossy epic from fading from memory the moment you leave the theatre.
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A36 - North Shore News - Friday, October 26, 2012
Cinematheque screens Clarke classics
■ Two by Shirley Clarke: The Connection (1961) and Ornette: Made in America (1985) in newly restored 35mm prints from Milestone Films and UCLA Film & Television Archive. Screening at Paciﬁc Cinémathèque Oct. 27-29 and 31. For more information visit thecinematheque.ca.
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VANCOUVER’S Paciﬁc Cinémathèque is screening two classic avant-garde works by New York City ﬁlmmaker Shirley Clarke — The Connection and Ornette: Made in America — in newly restored 35mm prints this weekend.
The ﬁlms are the ﬁrst in a comprehensive project initiated by Milestone Films to restore and distribute the works of Clarke (1919-1997), a pioneer feminist ﬁlmmaker known for her experimentation with ﬁlm and early video formats. Born into Park Avenue privilege, she lived out her life as the consummate Bohemian artist and for many years was a major hub of cinematic creativity ROSS LIPMAN & in New York City from her apartment at the Chelsea Hotel. KATHELIN GRAY Ross Lipman, senior ﬁlm preservationist with the UCLA Film & Television Archive, talked to the North Shore News earlier this week about restoring both The Connection and Ornette: Made in America. In a separate interview producer Kathelin Gray discussed working with Clarke during the production of Ornette.
photos supplied North Shore News: How did you become involved with the Shirley Clarke ﬁlm project? FILMMAKER Shirley Clarke standing behind video monitors on the roof of New York City’s Chelsea Hotel. Ross Lipman: The Shirley Clark project developed over a number of years. We actually had material in our collection because Shirley used to teach at UCLA. We had a bunch of outtakes from The Connection and maybe an old Finally, after two years of emails a box showed up at the archive. I opened the print or two. We decided to pursue restoring it and at that time we were in dialogue materials and lo and behold it was the original negative and it was mostly pristine with Lewis Allen Productions. Lewis Allen was a Broadway and ﬁlm producer who condition, all except for one reel, so it was pictorially beautiful with this exquisite she had worked with on The Connection. He was wonderful, as was his entire ofﬁce, cinematography by Arthur Ornitz. The real battle on The Connection was an and we worked with them to get the original material. The story behind that is kind administrative struggle to get us the right material because when you say you want to of interesting. preserve a ﬁlm you have to preserve it from something and what you’re preserving it Normally when I’m worrying on a project and someone wants to talk to me from can be a major factor in the end result. about it we’ll talk about the technical and artistic challenges. But for The Connection the original negative had been stored at a laboratory for many years and they were North Shore News: What was the timeline for that? going through some ﬁnancial hardship. It was really difﬁcult to get them to respond Ross Lipman: We actually preserved The Connection a long time ago. This preceded about shipping this material back. It took two years of emails from both myself and the Milestone project. I want to say it was 2002, certainly no later than 2004. It from Lewis Allen’s team, Sharon Fallon was his ofﬁce manager. We were a tag team toured around and made a screen here and there but nothing on the level of what calling, pleading, to send over the material. We didn’t even really know what it was at Milestone does on an international release. Then what happened is several years later Kathelin Gray, currently that time — we thought it was a duplicate negative which is a negative that is further Milestone started their project to work on all of Shirley Clarke’s ﬁlms. We’ve always working on the Research Vessel down — it’s been printed from a copy from a copy. Each time you go down a copy had a great relationship with Milestone, the archive has historically worked with them Heraclitus off the coast of with analogue ﬁlm printing you lose quality. We were still hoping they’d have even many times. In the interim UCLA had done a collaborative project with the Academy Spain as part of an ongoing that. Motion Picture Arts and Sciences preserving Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with the Mediterranean research project, World which is a lesser known but quite wonderful documentary talked to the North Shore that she did on the poet Robert Frost. Once Milestone worked News about her involvement out their arrangements with Shirley Clarke’s estate, through her as producer in the making of daughter Wendy, they came to us about working on Ornette: Ornette: Made in America. Made in America. So that was a truly collaborative project. The Connection and Robert Frost were collaborative projects as well. North Shore News: How did It’s a perfect example of what I was talking about earlier because the Caravan of Dreams get even though we’d done the preservation work we hadn’t done started in Fort Worth, Texas? any digital work on those two titles so Milestone came in and Kathelin Gray: Caravan of spearheaded with our collaboration the digital remastering of both Dreams was conceived by a those ﬁlms. So those projects became active again and reopened small group of people as kind years later. For Ornette we ended up doing the digital work in of a multifunctional art centre advance of the preservation or at least in parallell to it. to help with revitalization of the downtown of Fort Worth, North Shore News: What’s involved speciﬁcally on preserving the Texas. A major problem in Shirley Clarke ﬁlms? the U.S. in many of the old Ross Lipman: Each one is different because she was such cities was that the city core an experimenter. For The Connection, a large part of it was had become essentially dead administrative in getting the original negative. Having said that and people stopped living there’s several levels to that and it’s also an example of how the downtown. Caravan of project continued on into the future. We worked with the existing Dreams was conceived as the laboratories to get as good as possible black and white printing of revitalization of the city core the original cinematography of the original restoration. You can’t so we began construction and keep running print after print of that original negative. We had to renovation of this old building then make a duplicate negative copy so that when you’re running in Fort Worth in about 1981. it through the printer all those times it’s not risking damage to At that time no one was the rare original. New ﬁlm stocks are made on polyester which living downtown and at the are stronger than the acetate material of the original 1961 ﬁlm. same time Texas, especially But when you’re going down to make that copy you’re going to in Dallas and Fort Worth, lose detail in analogue ﬁlm printing. We worked very hard with was home to some very FotoKem Laboratories to go through all sorts of tests to make interesting art forms. Free sure we got the highest pictorial quality and retain that image jazz had emanated from
Ornette was perfect for the Caravan of Dreams
SHIRLEY Clarke’s 1961 ﬁlm The Connection was her ﬁrst feature-length work.
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A38 - North Shore News - Friday, October 26, 2012
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that area and blues was very important. People like Ornette Coleman, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Red Garland, all who became important in the jazz movement were raised in that area. When Caravan of Dreams opened in September of 1983 it was one of the ﬁrst, if not the ﬁrst, fully integrated public cultural institution in that area because the Old South where there was racial segregation had maintained cultural segregation. When Caravan of Dreams opened the city fathers weren’t conﬁdent that racial integration could be achieved at that time in the inner-city but the opening of the centre did successfully integrate culturally, racially, etc. North Shore News: Ornette Coleman seems like the perfect ﬁgure to be associated with the Caravan of Dreams project. Kathelin Gray: The choice of Fort Worth, Texas came before the realization that Ornette was from Fort Worth but when my old friend John Rockwell, who was a music critic at the New York Times for many years, pointed out that Ornette was from Fort Worth then it became kind of a climactic idea to have Ornette open the Caravan. He represented the full spectrum, from his early days playing rhythm and blues all the way through to free jazz and his experimentation with classical music, so yes he became a microcosm of the potentiality of a cutting edge artist being born in tough circumstances.
Ornette compiled from many sources From page 36
SHIRLEY Clarke originally ﬁlmed Ornette Coleman in the ’60s and then returned to her subject in 1983 when Kathelin Gray invited her to document the opening of the Caravan of Dreams in Fort Worth, Texas.
North Shore News: When did Shirley Clarke come into the picture? Kathelin Gray: About 1982 when Ornette was chosen to open the Caravan of Dreams. Looking to ﬁlm the opening Ornette said Shirley had started a movie in the ’60s and he actually had the footage from the ’60s under the bed in his building in New York. I screened some of that and then I asked Shirley if she wanted to continue her project. Her ﬁlming in the ’60s had been based on the relationship between Ornette and his son Denardo because he was bringing along his young son to be a player in his musical group. The orientation of the movie, as we saw it before Shirley became involved, was the life of a cutting edge avant-garde artist. What does it take to maintain that edge intellectually, creatively? How do you ﬁnd the stamina to keep going with your vision? That had kind of been the idea of this ﬁlm and when I contacted Shirley we decided to combine the two themes into the ﬁlm that became Ornette: Made in America. North Shore News: How long did Shirley spend in Fort Worth? Kathelin Gray: She came down a bit before the ﬁlming of the opening in late August.The score for Skies of America was the script for the ﬁlm and so that was the underlying focus of ﬁlming at that time. There were also the performances in the nightclub with Prime Time and the Buckminster
can be used and pushed. We had almost every format and the primary footage was shot mainly by Ed Lachman with a couple of other cameramen. Ed was the DP in Fort Worth and for important sections in New York as well.
Fuller-dedicated string quintet called Prime Design/Time Design in the dome. So she was probably there for a month. North Shore News: Were the dramatic sequences with the Theatre of All Possibilities done at that time as well? Kathelin Gray: Yes those sequences are based speciﬁcally on Ornette’s memories of important times in his childhood and recurrent dreams he had of the circle, the square and the triangle. All of the music video shorts within the ﬁlm had to do speciﬁcally with his dreams. North Shore News: You shot in Super 16 in Fort Worth? Kathelin Gray: The primary footage was shot in Super 16. The New York sequences at the World Trade Center and downtown in Harlem were shot in Beta. In addition to the primary ﬁlming we had archival footage comprised of practically every format that heretofore existed from 35 to weird video formats. It was an endless process to restore that footage. Shirley lived in the Chelsea Hotel and so I moved into the Chelsea for about a year and a half. We had two of our editing centres there and one external to that. On the ﬂoor of Shirley’s studio at the Chelsea I unwound the ancient video tapes that Ornette had taken on Prince Street. You see Don Cherry playing on Prince Street. And this is pure luck — Ornette had also ﬁlmed his trip to Jajouka in Morocco with Bob Palmer. I was
FILMMAKER Shirley Clarke in New York, circa 1967. looking for a section where William Burroughs and Brion Gysin appeared, taking a Q-Tip and alcohol and separating endless reels of video tape to determine what could be salvaged. Miraculously one of the few salvageable sections of the tape was just that section of Burroughs and Gysin and Palmer in Morocco. Ornette was one of the ﬁrst proponents of documenting your own work and so he latched on to some of the early Video Portapacks and such that started to revolutionize ﬁlmmaking in the late ’60s and early ’70s. He is someone who is always interested in the latest artistic medium and the possibilities of how technology
North Shore News: What was it like working with Shirley Clarke on the editing process after ﬁlming had been completed? Kathelin Gray: She herself edited in video so we had a U-Matic deck in her living studio at the Chelsea and then we also had another video editing deck in a closet on another ﬂoor and we would go in and out of Broadway Video for the editing of some of the so-called music video segments. Shirley loved everything that moved and she could remember what moved. I worked with her constantly throughout the editing process as a team, although obviously she was the primary editor. She was very much a dancer and was interested in the rhythm of the ﬁlm and any image that was not part of a stockin-trade of images. For example, in the talking heads segment, towards the end of the ﬁlm, she wanted to enclose the heads in cartoon television in order to give that Brechtian distance so that they weren’t looked at as experts so much as part of this theatrical creation. The primary gut orientation of the ﬁlm is the creative artist who is always looking for the new and pushing their own limits. Shirley was very much an equal of Ornette’s in that respect. It wasn’t that she was documenting what Ornette was doing she was participating in the creative process.
information through the successive generations. If you work off the prints of the dupe negative they’re going to look really really nice. They’re not going to look identical to prints off the original, that’s impossible, but that was one of the real challenges — testing and ﬁnding out how to manipulate the laboratory process and printing methods to retain the best quality of that negative which had a lot of detail. If you compare the prints that we made off our dupe negative compared to prints off the old dupe negative ours are much better. Ornette: Made in America is a compilation of every kind of format imaginable from home movies to video to Super 16 — there’s everything in there. There’s so many things in there you need to retain the collage nature of it. That was a challenge in itself but the thing that I think about when I think about Ornette was the soundtrack. The producer Kathelin (Hoffman) Gray did a great job of keeping all the original production materials however one item slipped through the cracks and I’m not phrasing this as a criticism this is one of the things that happens: the original ﬁnal master sound mix of the ﬁnal ﬁlm was lost probably in a laboratory closure because a lot of materials remain at the laboratories. So although we had all these outtakes and preliminary recordings nothing conformed to the ﬁnal version and because the ﬁlm is such a collage you can’t go in putting little piece after little piece because those scraps aren’t clearly identiﬁed. When they were ﬁlming the Skies of America concert in Fort Worth there were all sorts of cameras and recording equipment to best get high quality sound of the performance but we have nothing that corresponds to what Shirley did in the ﬁlm. We had to work from the old analogue ﬁlm prints and there we worked very closely with John Polito of Audio Mechanics, one of the best sound restoration labs in the country. We worked with these lower grade recordings but without distorting what was there worked to prize out the highest possible quality sound and the best audio ﬁdelity of the musical performances that appear in the ﬁlm. I’m very pleased with the way that that turned out because we really managed to get a real fullbodied sound and so much of the ﬁlm depends on the quality of the music and we’re really indebted to John Polito of AudoMechanics for that. For more of the interview with Lipman visit nsnews.com.
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HAMER - Helen Lee (nee McCrady) Passed away on October 22, 2012 in her 94th year at St. Paul’s Hospital. Predeceased by her son, Richard Stenstrom, first husband James Stenstrom and second husband Robert Hamer. Helen is survived by her sons David, Donald and Robert Stenstrom and their families, also by her extended family, Keith, George and Karen Hamer and their families. Memorial service will be held on Monday October 29, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church (Lounge) 2062 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver (21st & Esquimalt Avenue). Memorial donations may be made to the United Gospel Mission: https://www.ugm.ca/donate/ or 604-891-5682, 1-888-347-4673. To sign the book of condolences please click on mckenziefuneralservice.com
WHITEHOUSE, Mary Feb. 28, 1926 - Oct. 17, 2012 After eighty-six years filled with her special laughter, optimism and devotion to family, Mary (nee Powelson) Whitehouse has passed away. Mary was hoping to rejoin her husband Stuart who died earlier this year and whom she missed so very much. Let’s pray she will. Mary is survived by her sons, Ken (Candy, Christina, Sunshine) and Paul. She was the most loving person and the finest mother a boy could have. Mary was one of twelve children born to David and Genevieve Powelson in Raymond, Alberta. Stuart and Mary were equal partners in both life and business. Together they started Toy-Pak, the first wholesale toy distributor for the grocery trade in B.C. After retiring in West Vancouver, they enjoyed the luxury of traveling hand in hand for forty years. Winters were spent in the Palm Springs sun playing tennis. Summers were devoted to boating in B.C. aboard the Casablanca. A graveside service was held at Mountain View Cemetery. Let us celebrate Mary’s steadfast kindness with a manhattan. To our darling mother - Rest in Peace
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Gramma was sweeping the driveway when her leg gave way and she fell and broke her hip. She passed away two weeks later in Lions Gate Hospital on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Evelyn Eva (Shalovelo) Zamis was born in Dysart Saskatchewan on February 11, 1911. Evelyn came to BC in 1937 where she met and married Charles Zamis in 1940 in Vernon, BC. The couple lived at Mable Lake, BC, then moved to Lumby, BC in 1948 and then to Vernon in 1970. She was predeceased by her husband in April, 1992. Evelyn moved to North Vancouver in 1998. Evelyn is survived by her son Melvin and his wife Carol, grandson Steven, and grandson Tony and his wife Cherie and two great grandsons, Lucas and Simon. We were blessed to have you so long. A celebration of Evelyn Zamis’ life will be held on Friday, November 16 at 6:30 PM at the Capilano Rugby Club at Klahanie Park.
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John (Jack) Patrick Sullivan passed away peacefully in the early hours of Oct. 19, 2012 at the North Shore Hospice. Left to mourn is his loving wife of 54 yrs. , Doreen, and his loving son Glenn. Jack was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on Oct. 2, 1923, and grew up in Cape Town. He served in WWII as a mechanic in a South African Spitfire squadron. After the war, he studied at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg were he obtained his degree in Mechanical Engineering. in 1954, Jack immigrated to Vancouver where he worked as a consulting engineer , and as a teacher at BCIT. He enjoyed playing the piano, sailing, and running. Jack handled his illness with dignity and grace and retained his quiet sense of humour. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Jennifer Shaw, the North Shore Community Health Care nurses and staff, and the North Shore Palliative and Hospice staff. At the request of Jack, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Parkinson’s Society or the North Shore Hospice Society in Jack’s name would be greatly appreciated. A Celebration of Life will be held at the family home on Sunday, November 4th from 1-5 pm.
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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 FOREST LAWN CEMETERY PLOT, Ascension section $7900 obo. Call 604-987-2948 2 SXS Burial Plots in Valley View Memorial Gardens, Garden of Last Supper area. Price includes plot, vault, and opening and closing for each site. Asking $7000 each. Call: (778) 5740717 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SENIOR’S SCOOTER. New, electric, below retail, Shoprider Marquis 888SLN, used less than 6x, was $4500, will sell $3000. Call for info, 604-230-3086 HOT TUB (SPA) COVERS. Best Price, Best Quality. All Shapes & Colors Available. Call 1-866-652-6837 www.thecoverguy.com/newspaper HP COLOUR laser printer $75, Illuminite speakers 3 way, 150 watt 2 sets $50, samsung printer cartridge new $20, antique safe $950, handpainted wood art + more home decor onyx & brass handcarved articles indoor/ garden items. 604-922-8141 KITCHEN TABLE w/4 chairs, $30, desk and chair $25, recliner ez chair $60. snow cable chains, never used $25. 604-988-4752 Vintage Schondek Crystal Chandelier, 48 Candles, 5’ h, 4’ w $3500. Exquisite Empire Style Crystal 32'x26', 14 lamps $1250. 27'x27', 9 lamps, $750, 604-720-4075 WINTER TIRES on Toyota rims (4) 175-65 R14, almost new, Call 604-708-8091.
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TOP KNOT FIREWOOD est 1981 Dry Alder, Birch & Maple. Pick up or delivered. Rod 604-985-7193
3 small teak units $25 ea, coffee table $35, easy chair swivel tilt $35, obo, 604-637-7557
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MOVING, MAHOGANY drop leaf table 73’’L x 45’’W $200, 6 oak dining chairs $450, oak buffet $550, Sklar-Peppler buffet server $60, antique coffee table $130, end table $60, fire screen $40, teak stereo system $200, 2 large speakers with stereo cabinet $200, queen bed & frame $175, headboard $50, 2 chests of drawers $100 & $30, misc items. Phone 604-986-7207
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COLLECTOR BUYING Antiques, collectibles, household items, old post cards, photo’s, antique guns, old toys, militaria, most anything pre 1960 Ron 604-590-1570 * DANISH * style teak furn & items. Ok if refinishing & repair needed. 604-773-5218 Thank You very much. Cash Paid !
NEW Teak patio furniture. Folding chair $79, Folding table $299, Ext. table $750. 604-834-1399 Queen size BR ste, 5 pc, no mattress $395. Kitchen tble & 6 chrs $350. TV stand w/glass drs $75, all obo, 604-940-2906
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14 FT fiber form boat, Free. Call for particulars Norm 604-619-7011 ALUMINUM SLIDING doors (2) 9’ and 10’. Free for pick up. Call 604-816-6400 DISHWASHER BLOMBERG, Great working order, s/ steel door, Free. U pick up. Call 984-2179 LOVESEAT & couch, green, good condition, you pick up. Call 604-987-2311
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Christmas Corner Gifts, Textiles, Leather Goods, Assorted Glassware, T-Shirts, Sunglasses
• Antiques & Collectibles • 24, 18, 14 & 10 KT. Gold & Sterling Silver Jewellery • Large Selection of Victorian Furnishings & Fine Furniture • Oriental Ivory & Soapstone Carvings • Sterling Silver Flatware Sets & More • Several Dinner Sets • Royal Doulton, Hummel & Dresden Figurines • Oriental Porcelain & Jardinières • Several Persian Carpets, Bronzed Figures & Statues • Mantle Clocks, Wall Clocks & Vintage Lighting • 2 Player Pianos & Baby Grand Piano • Collection of Pipes & Netsukes • Artwork (Oil Paintings, Watercolours & Limited Edition Prints) • Victor & Edison Gramaphones with Horns & Collection of Records • Contents Of Several Estates & Much More…
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NEWTON 723SF 1br ground level w/private entry, insuite laundry $139,900 604-984-8891 see uSELLaHOME.com id5546
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557 NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $414,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
CLOVERDALE UPDATED 696sf 1br condo, rents for $650 insuite laundry $103,900 604-341-9257 see uSELLaHOME.com id5500
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565 HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471
WALNUT GROVE 1311sf 3br 1.5ba, on quiet side of complex with private back yard $293,000 see uSELLaHOME.com id5539
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
Serious Inquiries only Call OWNER 604-612-5536 for further information.
PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
SURREY CENTRE ½ block to mall, skytrain, SFU, 668sf 1br+ den $227,900 604-572-9095 see uSELLaHOME.com id5609
UPPER LEVEL end unit 1200sf 2br 2ba townhome +55 complex updates $209,900 604-574-3987 see uSELLaHOME.com id5616
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One call does it all... REDUCED TO sell 1536sf 3br 2.5ba 1 owner end unit 6 yr old townhome $319K 604-833-4246 see uSELLaHOME.com id5549
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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Community Centre Renewal – Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 452, 2012 Notice is hereby given that Council, at the Regular Meeting held October 1, 2012, passed 3rd reading of “Community Centre Renewal – Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 452, 2012” for the purpose of borrowing up to $700,000 with a maximum repayment term of 20 years. The funds will be used for the renewal of the Village Community Centre. Pursuant to the Community Charter, Council may adopt Bylaw No. 452 unless, by the deadline set out below, at least 10% of the electors sign the Alternative Approval Process elector response form indicating that Council must obtain the assent of the electors before proceeding with the adoption of the bylaw. The deadline for receiving signed Alternative Approval Process elector response forms at the Village Office is 4:00 pm Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Alternative Approval Process elector response forms will be accepted only if they are in the form establish by the Village of Lions Bay. The forms are available at the Village Office and the Village website, www.lionsbay.ca starting on Friday, October 26, 2012. The elector response forms must be submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer at the following address: Attn: Secretary-Treasurer PO Box 141 400 Centre Road Lions Bay, BC V0N 2E0 The only persons entitled to sign the Alternative Approval Process elector response forms are the electors of the Village of Lions Bay. The eligible voters in the Village total 1,072 of which 10% represents 107 being the number of elector responses required to prevent Council from proceeding without the assent of the electors. Project drawings and other information about the Community Centre Renewal are available at the Village Office. For more information on the alternative approval process, please contact the Village Office at (604)921-9333. Farouk Zaba Secretary-Treasurer, Village of Lions Bay
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REAL ESTATE cont. from previous page
For Sale by Owner
S. Surrey/ White Rock
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
3225 CAPILANO Cres. North Van.
Have you ever wondered what the view is like from a birds nest? Watch Eagles soar and salmon spawn in this breathtaking peaceful location! Enjoy entertaining perched above the Capilano river 20,000+ sq ft lot, this home has over 2400 sq ft of living. Wonderful open main floor plan w/vaulted ceilings and wall to wall windows. 3 beds, 2.5 baths, 2 f/p and 1000 sq feet of sundecks & patios to capture the essence of West Coast Living at the water’s edge. Walk to Edgemont Village, in the #1 Handsworth School catchment, mins to Downtown & Whistler Sea to Sky Hwy.
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
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
1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367
3BDRM/2.5BTH BEAUTIFUL 2 STOREY HOME ON A QUIET CUL-DE-SAC IN CLOVERDALE Excellent location in desirable neighborhood. Close to schools, transportation and shopping. Bright open plan. $552,000. Call: (604) 575-4686 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
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Houses - Sale
4 BDRM 3 bth 2300 sq ft finished living area. Backs onto K-12 Unity Christian School. $360,900. Call 604-701-1820 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149592
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
West Van DUNDARAVE HOUSE 2 stories, 4 BR, 4bath, office, lrg kitchen/fam rm, 3 car heated garage, nr shops/schls, beach, 4100sf, lot 8119sf, great value, $2,388,000. 604-730-9912
32A AVE, Aldergrove. SOLD by Owner using PropertyGuys.com Saved Commission – You can too Call Rod 604-626-6027 PropertyGuys.com
56 AVE Langley – 2 bdrm condo. SOLD by Owner using PropertyGuys.com. Saved Commission – You can too. Call Rod 604-626-6027: PropertyGuys.com
CULTUS LK gardener’s dream 1160 sf 2 br 1.5 ba rancher, a/c 50+ complex $68K 604-858-9301 see uSELLaHOME.com id5400
OWN THE land, 1092sf 2br rancher style mobile home, kids OK, $179,900 604-824-7803 see uSELLaHOME.com id5541
6 BDRM 4 bth, 4294 sq ft home w/ legal suite. Situated on lge lot with unbelieveable view. Many new upgrades & special features. $566,900. Call 604-751-1465 PropertyGuys.com ID#149399
CAMPBELL VALLEY Park 5 acres, executive estate home 6162 sq ft, 8 bdrms, 5.5 bths, carriage-house garage, 2 suites, barn, board-fenced $1,498K Call 604-880-0462 see PropertyGuys.com ID:76465
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
2490 CALEDONIA, North Van OPEN Sat 1-4pm, Sun 1-3:30pm or by appointment. One of the Best Views in Deep Cove - $1,390,000 Beautiful 3 bedroom cedar home with stunning, pristine 240 degree views over Deep Cove and 2 marinas. 3 floors on rare, landscaped 10,000 sq ft lot with stream. 350 sq ft deck. $2,100 mth luxury suite to help pay the mortgage. Steps to the forest trail, Deep Cove and just 20 mins to Downtown. Lovingly renovated www.deepcovehome.com Call Deanna 778-829-6993
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
VENDOR FINANCING @2.95% 900sf shop, sub dividable 1.213 acre + Superior 3357sf – Energy Efficient home c/w legal coach house suite – Little Mountain $799,500 604-792-5063 see uSELLaHOME.com id5620
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
SOUTH LANGLEY double-wide mobile home, 1152 sq ft. 2 bdrms, wheelchair access, Club house & gym in park. $73,500. Call 604-533-3149 PropertyGuys.com ID 76149
CEDAR HILLS 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $549K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
CHIMNEY HTS like new 4100sf 8br 6ba w/main floor bedroom, 2 suites, $649K 604-441-9652 see uSELLaHOME.com id5563
CLAYTON IMMACULATE 3523 sf 5br 3.5ba w/bsmt suite across from park $648K 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5551
CLOVERDALE 3765SF 4br 3.5ba, on quiet CDS, suite potential in basement, $575K 604-619-0603. See: uSELLaHOME.com id5559
22351 SHARPE Ave Richmond, 3 storey, 2425 sq ft, 5 bdrm, 4 bath Set up to have a suite, $778,000. Call 778-835-0019 see PropertyGuys.com ID: 76019 SOUTH LANGLEY Immaculate 1042 Sq Ft 2 bdrm mobile home, 55 yrs+ park, RV parking, low pad rental $87,900. 604-514-5059 PropertyGuys.com ID 76059
RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
Ladner/ South Delta
SOUTH LANGLEY Mobile Home SOLD by Owner using PropertyGuys.com. Saved Commission – You can too Call Rod 604-626-6027 : PropertyGuys.com
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $849,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
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
Surrey FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
SOLD - SAVED $15,000 in commission ID # 149873 PropertyGuys.com
Houses - Sale
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
GAY ST Fort Langley. SOLD by Owner using PropertyGuys.com Saved Commission – You can too. Call Rod 604-626-6027 : PropertyGuys.com
6020-08 EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
Houses - Sale
ALDERGROVE, 710 sq ft, 2 bdrm mobile home with nice addition. Rear deck, yard and storage shed only $25,000. Call 604-607-0519 see Propertyguys.com ID 76519
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18983-72A AVE Surrey, 1321 sq ft 2 brdm, 2 bath t/h in well managed complex, extensive upgrades, $314,000. Call 778-571-1544 See PropertyGuys.com ID: 76544 2 BR + bsmt house, 1/2 acre lot, rented, 13690 Bentley Road. Reduced. $695K 604-324-0655
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-614-1489 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603 W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
Houses - Sale
6020-12 UNIQUE LARGE Seymour River estate for sale, 5500 sf on 15,000 sf river property, a nature paradise. B&B potential! $ 1,655,000 Serious inquiries only. firstname.lastname@example.org
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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
2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349
MISSION 3 br 1900 sf, many reno’s incl new roof 4 car gar +1600 sf shop $635,000. PropertyGuy.com. id# 81322
AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
PARTIAL OCEAN view, large 1270 sf. 2 br + den 2 ba in a +45 building $295,000. 778-809-0769 see uSELLaHOME.com id5574
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HUGE 2650SF 4br 3.5ba 2 yr old 3 level tnhse, double sxs garage rec room $649,500 604-560-4109 see uSELLaHOME.com id5555
FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com
Houses - Sale
2 BDRM, 2 bath condo, exc loc., to review Call Mrs. Cave. 604-923-2087 btwn 9am-11am.
RETIRED OR 45+ ? Great Rancher in Quiet Gated Community in Chilliwack, 2 BR, 2 f/bath, all appls, 1200sf, a/c, gas f/p, dble garage, maintenance free yard, strata fee $136mo. Reduced open to reasonable offers. Mint cond! Open House call for date/time 1 604 625-3498
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
WALNUT GROVE, desirable location, elegent 3 stry, 3372 sq ft, 6 bdrms, 4 baths, $718,900. Call 604-250-6978. See PropertyGuys.com id:76978
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $498,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
WALNUT GROVE, excellent neighbourhood, beautifully updated, 3605 sq ft, 5 bdrms, 3.5 bth $719,900. Call 604-888-5394. PropertyGuys.com id:76394
BUENA VISTA Ave White Rock Spectacular view building lot with older 2 bdrm rental home $879,000 Call 604-837-5373 PropertyGuys.com id: 77100
GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
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Houses - Sale
INVESTMENT PPTY 2800sf 6br 4ba w/2 suites, rent $2,650 .5ac lot, $485,000 604-809-1177 see uSELLaHOME.com id5205
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see uSELLaHOME.com id5615
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL 2300sf home w/suite above 3 Comm units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
1996-30 ft. Corsair 5th Wheel. #20 in South Valley RV Park, 7th Ave. across from Christie Park on Skaha Lake. Steps to beach. Great lot, lease $389/mth. R.V. $15,900 Call: 778.867.8735
NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
VANC DNTOWN medical office 672sf+188sf common area near St Pauls hp $375K 604-572-2785 see uSELLaHOME.com id5509
EXCEPTIONAL LAKEVIEW Lots from $140,000. Nice trees. No time limit to build. Owner wants to retire. Will carry financing. Also: 1 spectacular 3 acre parcel $390,000. 1-250-558-7888 www.orlandoprojects.com
HOPE, PRICE reduced, large 2376sf 3br + den 3.5ba on .23 acre lot, large workshop, view, solarium $299,900 604-869-7554 see uSELLaHOME.com id4889
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592 INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
Out Of Town Property
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
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.
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,270,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners) 9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
SPECTACULAR ISLAND VIEWS (10) San Juan Islands, Anacortes - Biz Pt. $899,000 USD 4,100 sq.ft. on .5 acres, 5 br with in-suite bath, oversized 4 car garage 38’ long x 16’ High RV garage. Custom home ICF exterior walls, geothermal heat system. MLS# 313575 Alan Weeks 3688 Birch Way, Anacortes, ZIP 98221-8440 (425)691-9515 firstname.lastname@example.org
HOPE, FISHERS dream 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $287,900 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
108 - 185 FORESTER ROAD. N. Van. Prime office/light industrial, highly visible, facing DOLLARTON HIGHWAY, 820SF, 604-984-0836
* 2,750 sqft./ on .95 acres* * 3 Bedrooms * 3.25 Bathrooms * Oversized 2 Car Garage * Carport & Outbuilding * Drive onto Beautiful Samish Island, near Bellingham, WA., to this custom Craftsman home with 25 feet of waterfront with adjacent road access. Park like setting. Two level exotic wood deck with views of Padilla Bay. Master with high ceilings, walk in closet, attached bath and solid Carerra marble surfaces. Office/ den plus 2 bonus rooms. Extensive hardwoods, solid fir doors, walk-in pantry, plenty of indoor storage, maple cabinets. For more information pls call:
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD!
VCR - Killarney clear title property approx 37x103, mins to bus, skytrain, schools, rec ctre, 10 min to downtown. 604-619-0964 *604-916-5104
Other Areas BC
ABBOTSFORD 1100SF 2br 2ba double wide, must be moved off site $20K OBO 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5612
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
6052 CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
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
Lots & Acreage
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $649,900 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
Out Of Town Property
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
Out Of Town Property
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90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
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+ $250K by owner, 604-795-3663
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ LANGLEY RENOD sxs duplex +1/2ac lot, rental income $2,200 /month $479,900 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3186
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
HOT SPOT FOR SALE
LINDELL BEACH - Cultus Lake 2 bd, 2 bth, extensively reno’d 1905 sq ft home. Asking below assessed value $495,000. 604-716-4258 PropertyGuys.com ID# 149728
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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Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
INTERNATIONAL PLAZA 1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER
Bach from $845 1 Bdrm from $1085 2 Bdrm from $1425 City & Mtn. Views. Includes heat & hot water. Pool, Jacuzzi, sauna & tennis courts on site. Security & video monitoring. On major bus route.
RENTALS 604-980-3606 email@example.com www.caprent.com
1 BDRM, Central Lonsdale, 2nd floor, newly painted, faces north, h/w floors, heat and hot water incl, no pets,$950, 604-838-5020 or 604-699-5264
DODWELL STRATA MGT
1 BR $900, south balcony, new hardwood floors, heat/hotwater, N/S N/P, 604-904-9507 1 BR avail Now, New reno’d, h/w flrs, $1050/mo, cntrl Londs, ns/np, incls ht & h/water, 604-617-3602 1 BR suite 12th/St Georges, just reno’d, priv ent, ns/np, $975 inc heat & hot water, 604-988-4692
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
DEEP COVE Furn 1 Br apt in Ravenwoods complex. Incls queen size bed, full kitchen, flat screen tv, internet, enste w/d & sectional couch. Quiet area, Dogs welcome. $1600. Avail Now. 604-339-4099
Bright clean apts - Lynn Valley 1 BR carpet or laminate $970 Heat hw incld, Avail now. Coin laundry, NS, 1 cat ok, u/g prkg extra, on site Manager, Call Diana 604-980-9219 LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, hardwood, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1150. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
Apartments & Condos
West Van Apt. Rentals
Park Royal Towers
1, 2 & 3 Bdrm. Suites All Utilities Included
1BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq. ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq. ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq. ft.)
Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool
604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive
MOUNTAIN COURT APTS, Lynn Valley, 1 Br $1000, 2BR $1300, 3 BR $1550. Hardwood, f/p, incls heat, hw, prkg & cable. Pool, cat ok 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR avail Now/Nov 1st, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
Move in Bonus! Vista Del Mar 145 West Keith Road. 1 BR (Immed & Nov 1)
1 BR, top flr 3rd & Mahon, n/s, n/p, $985 incl heat/hw/ 1 prkg, lease 604-985-1930
Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included.
PENTHOUSE WITH MOUNTAIN AND CITY VIEW Renovated, spacious 3 BR, two full baths. 1648 Square feet. 1000 sqft balcony, Heat, hot water and electricity included. Steps to shopping and transit. West Vancouver location
A SHORT STAY North Shore & Kitsilano 1 & 2 br + p/house. Renos, families, execs 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com
1 BR+DEN One Park Lane bldg, Lower Lonsdale, s/s appl, w/d, f/ p, large patio, storage, u/g prkg, gym, heat/hw incl, n/s, n/p, avail Dec 1, $1,550. 604-904-7667 1BR $860 Cntrl Lonsdale, wlk up 2nd flr, large, incld heat & hw, np, ns, avail Nov 1st, 778-889-4719 2 BDRM, Central Lonsdale, 2nd floor, large suite, faces north, heat and hot water incl, no pets, $1250 604-838-5020 or 604-699-5264
DODWELL STRATA MGT
2 bdrm $1150 , hardwood, heat/ h/w, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. n/p, refs, Now/Nov 1, 778-320-1554 2 BDRM, Central Lonsdale, 1st floor, newly renovated incl’d new appliances, faces south, heat and hot water incl, no pets, $1700 604-838-5020 or 604-699-5264
DODWELL STRATA MGT
LUXURY 2BR 2 BATH New building, 1327 sq.ft., insuite laundry, granite ctops, dishwasher, high end appliances, natural gas range, electric fireplace, 43’ plasma tv. One parking spot included *No Pets $2850 Monthly. Call: (604)762-2044 or firstname.lastname@example.org
West Van Apt. Rentals
Recently reno’d 800sf, available in quiet waterfront building, exceptional ocean view, No pets, non-smoking. 2180 Argyle Ave. West Vanc. 604-913-1849 for viewing appointment
2 BR, 1.5 ba, spacious, f/p, d/w, np/ns, prkg, 341 W 3rd, $1295 incl heat & hw, Immed. 604-926-9196 2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1450 604-921-4384 2 BR, Lynn Valley, large $1195, Nov 15 or Dec 1. Parklike Setting, Outdoor Pool, Playground. drapes, heat & prkg. incld. 1 yr lease. no pets 1228 Emery Pl. 604- 987- 4922
BLUERIDGE APTS (Family complex )
2 BR, Avail NOW, new reno’s, new cabinets, laminate & tiles, newer appls, prkg, storage, incl heat & hw, playground (Mt Seymour Prkwy). 604-924-3628 www.blueridgeapartments.com
CENTRAL LONSDALE 1 BR patio, d/w, Immed, cat ok $1050. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net Lrg 1 BR $930, incl ht/hw prkg, hw flrs, E 21st, avail Now quiet bldg, np, 604-990-4088
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Houses - Rent
3 BR + den, Beaut. Exec home, quiet area, near Cap. River & Lions Gate bridge, garage, clean, hottub, deluxe master br, storage shed, large priv. yard, n/s, avail NOW, $2900 Paul 604-986-1586
3BDRM/1.5BTH WESTVIEW Top floor house. New windows, w/d, dw. 1650 sqft. Deck, yard. Near transit, shops, schools. 778-873-1250. $1875/m. email@example.com 4 BDRM, 2 bath, quiet St, Dundarave, avail Dec 1st, $2950 mnth 604-926-9394
1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA
2 BR suites available Now & Nov 1st starting at $1900. Beautifully renovated units with ocean or mountain views, 900sq.ft., hardwood floors & DW. Prestigious building steps from all amenities & Ambleside Beach. Sorry, No Pets. Call 604-922-4724 to view.
387 E. 5th St. 908-7368 1 BR in a heritage house, utils incls, N/P, shared laund, lease, $900.
★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR 3rd (Top) flr, South view, Immed/Nov1, $975. Carpets, drapes, heat, hotwater, gated prkg avail, no dogs 604-986-7745
HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com
2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
1550 Duchess Ave, W. Van. Studio & 1 Br avail Move-in Bonus Fitness rm out door pool, nr shops, transit & Seawall. 1 yr lease, N/pets. Heat, hw incl’d. Member of Crime Free Multi-Housing Program. 604-922-4322
MOVE IN BONUS AMBLESIDE TOWER
1 BR (Avail Now & Nov 1) & 2 BR (Avail Now), Mnt/Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. No Pets.
4 BDRM, 2.5 baths, Montroyal Blvd, all app, np/ns, Refs, Now, 2900+ util 604 922 4854, 7788835865 5 BR, Lions Bay, view, 2.5ba, 3000sf, 6 appls, lrg deck, $2500, ns, pets ok, Now, 604-879-4525 7 BR upr Lynn Valley, $5000/mo, new kitch/appls, 4new baths, incls 2 BR ste, Nov 1, 604-657-6465
DEEP COVE seaside cottage, 2 br, fp, hardwood, lrg deck , garage ns $2375 604-929-5191 FAMILY HOME, $2500/mo, 4 BR West 26th North Van, np, ns, view of City/Mnts, 2 BR up, 2 BR down, 1 full kitchen up, 1 bath up/down, 2 gas f/p, lrg covered deck/ carport, lrg f/yard, 1 fridge, 1 stove, 1 d/w, 1 w/d, Nov 1. 604-986-6531 WHYTECLIFF PARK Waterfront Estate Gated Residence (7400 sqft) on 1/2 acre of waterfront, level easy water access. Lovely open contemp. plan, 4 BR up (ensuited), luxurious master/spa bathroom. Meticulously maintained 3 level home with spectacular views of Howe Sound & Bowen Island. Separate indoor pool at the waters edge. Walking distance to Whytecliff Park. Serious enquiries only. Full history & refs reqd. $16,000/mth + util. Call Kim Hambling 604-808-5122 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Houses - Rent
WEST BAY catchment, quiet cul de sac, 4 BR well maintained family home, w/huge master, 3 baths, trails, tennis courts, walk to West Bay school, approx 3300 sq ft, private, private grounds. Avail immed $3700/mth + utils, full credit history & refs reqd. Please email: email@example.com
Mature Responsible home owner from Van Island who will be working in the city P/T for 4-5/mo, Dec-May. Will house or pet sit, Stellar West Van, references available. 250-218-1060
BACH bsmt above ground upper Lonsdale new carpet/paint, Nov 1, ns, np, $800incl util 604-830-0959
GRAND BLVD, 1 BR + den, fully furn, aprox 900sf, ns/np, 5 appls, Jan 1, $1095 + utils, 604-987-8140
2 BR large, nr Edgemont, 1.5 bth, 5 appls, deck by stream, fp, $1697. ns, no dogs 604-922-9400 3 BR, wonderful T/H, near new. Modern kitchen, SS appls, built-in micro. 3 baths, rec room, gas f/p, front load w/d, alarm system. French door to priv fenced yard. Great location for access to LG Bridge & hwy. $2650. Avail Nov 1. uniqueaccommodations.com prop ID 2599 or call 604-984-7368
1 BR, ensuite bth, spacious home n/s female. Furn/unfurn, internet, w/d, $595 incl. 604-329-7449 ROOM AVAIL now, near Saveon/Marine Dr, $500, w/d, suit prof male. 604-988-0624 or 778-688-4846 To Share 3 BR, Lower Lonsdale, 1000sf above grd ste, S facing, w/d, ns/np, pref male, $650 + utils, avail Nov 1, 604-728-8845
1 BDRM + den above ground ste, bright , clean, wall to wall, w/d, on bus route, all utils incl, no pets, n/s, $875. 1 year lease. Nov 1. Lower Lonsdale 604-926-9965 1 BR + den, priv grd lvl bsmt ste, 5 appls, share w/d, nr Park & Tilford, $975 incl utils, cable & wifi, ns np, Now, 604-318-6746 1 BR new bsmt Ctrl Lonsdale ns np basic util, sep entry, prkg, suits 1, $875 1 yr lease 604-987-9147 2 BR, 1 bath, g/l ste, own w/d, entr, lrg l/r, Montroyal Blvd, Nr Handsworth Elem. $1250 + % util, Immed. n/s, n/p, 604-985-5778 2 BR 2 bath, main flr, Central Lonsdale. New baths, flooring, windows, doors & back yard $2500. Lower flr, 1 BR 1 bath $1400 also reno’d. 604-603-4111 2 BR bright, garden level, 1100 sf reno’d, Upper Lonsdale, nr bus, shared w/d, n/s, $1200 incls utils, avail now. 604-904-0471 2 BR gorgeous, Upper Lonsdale, quiet, 5 appls, bright, reno’d, ns $1150. Nov 1. 604-764-7689 2 BR grnd lvl, 5 appl, ns np, nr Lonsdale $1100 inc utils. Avail NOW 604-773-9565 or 604-980-6849
2 BR grnd lvl, bright, recent reno, share wd, ns, np Grand Blvd ref’s, $1250 inclusive 604-340-5116 3 BR Ctrl Lonsdale, cls to everything, bright newly reno, lam flrs, fp, 2 bath, f/yard, deck, storage, 5 appls, ns/np, prkg, Avail Now $2150, 604-369-7780 4 BR main flr, Chartwell Dr, W Van, close to Sentinal School, bright, S. facing, spacious, 2400 sf, all appls $2200 np 604-922-3499 WWW.EASYRENT.CA, id#1196 510 W Queens Rd, N Van, 3br, 2ba bsmt, upr Lons, tiles/carpet, inste wd, nr Edgemont Village, Now, $1325, NS, small pet ok, 604-662-3279 WWW.EASYRENT.CA id# 1314, 510 W Queens Rd, North Van, 2Br + den bsmt ste, tiles/hw flrs, nr schls, avail Now, $1175/mo, NS, small pet ok, 604-662-3279 LARGE 2 bdrm bsmt ste Edgemont Blvd, $1400 inc hydro, avail now. 604-616-6443 Edgmont Village, 1400sf, 2br, inste wd, adult oriented, $1600 + utils, ns/np, Now, 604-306-2800
3 BR. Hamilton area, near trails & parks, 3 level, 2.5 bath, 6 appls. rec room, patio, n/s, 2 ug prkg, avail Nov 1, $2400, 604-982-0672
2 BR AVAIL. Move-in allowance. 5 appls., 1 bath, variable lease term. NP/NS. Rent starts at $1500/mo. Call, 604-986-0511
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150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003
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RETIRED WEST Vancouver lady is available to housesit. Animals welcome, criminal record chk. Call for rates/refs. 604-340-4630
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A TICKETED CARPENTER Windows, doors, int. finishing, WCB. Sean 604-290-5994
ALP ELECTRIC #89724 Low price, small job ok. Free ests Satisfaction guar 604-765-3329
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✫✫A CLEAN SWEEP ✫✫ Reliable Housecleaning service. 778 836-9970 ✫✫ 604 987-9970
PRO GAS - North Shore Gas fireplaces. Repair & safety inspection. 604-925-1341 www.progas.ca
CLEANING $18/HR. 16 yrs exp. Bonded, insured. Fast, efficient. References. 778-829-9546 UNIX CLEANING CO. Offices & Homes. Low rates. 14 yrs exp. Jennifer 604-537-4749
CONCRETE FORMING & Concrete Work & Framing. Small & big jobs. John 604-562-1122 N.C.B. CONCRETE LTD. Specializing in residential concrete. Repair, removal and new installation. Patio specialists. 604-988-9523, 604-988-9495
WEST SIDE DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-722-1105 PARK ROYAL ROOFING ★All Types of Roofing★ Call 604-987-7663
ACE DRYWALL. Avail immed. Board, tape, spraytex, repairs. 16 yr exp. No job too small. Mike 604-808-2432, 604-985-4321 AFFORDABLE, Reliable, Quality Guaranteed. Boarding, Taping, Spraytex. Dave 604-984-7476 Boarding & Taping, Small Jobs Welcome! Free Est.Reliable! Call Gurprit ★ 604-710-7769 VINCE’S MAGIC Drywalling & textured ceiling repairs. Bonded 604-307-2295 / 778-340-5208
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Century Hardwood Floors 604-376-7224 www.centuryhardwood.com
Golden Hardwood & Laminate & Tiles. Prof install, refinishing, sanding & repairs. 778-858-7263 INSTALLATION REFINISHING, Sanding. Free est, great prices. Satisfaction guar. 604-518-7508
WEST SIDE GUTTERS - 15% OFF 604-722-1105
CAPILANO HANDYMAN Carpentry, Plumbing, Painting, Demolition, Gardening and more
A-1 JOB by Arms & Minds Renos Carpentry cabinets, doors, finishing, floors, drywall, paint Mark 604-761-7745
ALL ASPECTS Home Improvement and Renos. Int/ Ext/ Yard. Big or small one call does it all. 604-929-8177
DD HAUL & DELIVERY Service delivered with pride. Loads from $30 each. David 604-512-7471 We pickup/dispose of unwanted household items for a small fee. Call Recyclers 604-603-3533
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DNE ELECTRIC Lic #89267 ALL Your Electrical Needs. Panel Upgrading. Reasonable Free Estimate 604-999-2332
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Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
Moving & Storage
est 1981 Expert flat rate piano movers 1,3,5 & 7 ton trucks e-mail for a moving or storage quote firstname.lastname@example.org
A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $127. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700 ACCURATE PAINTING - Int & ext, new const. Good prices. 15+ yrs exp. Henry cell 604-754-9661 BRUSH, ROLL, SPRAY. Serving the North Shore 28 years. Shoreline Painters 604-986-2453 DJ PAINTING, Int/Ext. Com/Res. Drywall repair. Free ests. Cell: 604-417-5917, 604-258-7300 Excellent Pro Painting Service 20 yrs exp, refs, warranty. Reas, res/comm Richard 604-618-0205 HARMONY PAINTING INC 3 empty rooms = $299 & up. Free estimate. 604-247-8888 PAINTING AND WALLPAPER Free Estimate Tel: 604-219-0666 RONALDO PAINTING (1981) Master in Quality & Service Free est., WCB Insured, 778-881-6478, 604-247-8888
ABBA RENOVATION carpentry, plumbing, wiring, painting, tiling. Work guar, Refs. (604)805-8463/ 986-4026
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Qualified Carpenter, 25 yrs exp, renovations, repairs, insured. WCB, good rates, references. Call James 604-788-8863 Paving Stones, Retaining Walls, Fences, Flagstone, Rock Walls, Irrigation, Lighting, North Shore Company. Darren 778-926-2145
$23 LAWN CUTS based on 2000 sqft. We also offer a full array of services. www.seymourlawnmaint.ca or call 604-990-1252 604-723-2468; Tran the Gardener. New lawns, trimming, weeding, gutters, fall cleanups 604-723-2468
cleanups, trim, top, prune. All types of lawn and garden apps. 604-716-8479 or 604-984-1988
B. DHALIWAL GARDENING & LANDSCAPING LTD Lawn maintenance, general cleanup, power raking, moss control, aerating. Complete lawn/ garden serv. Bill 604-317-9961 Serafina Garden Services Maintenance, Design, Organic References Avail , 604-984-4433 Fall Clean up, power wash, debris removal, gutter clean, odd jobs, hedge trim 604-720-6704 GREAT LOOKING Landscapes Full service landscape & garden maint. Call Dave: 604-764-7220 LIONS GATE Landscaping Ltd. Fall clean-up & All garden needs. 604-788-9687
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1969 FORD Falcon Futura 302 auto, fully restored, immac paint & body, numerous high performance options. $13,500. Photos at www.photobucket.com/69falcon Call 604-307-0201 1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
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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
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566
1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993
1990 Bentley Mulsanne S Flagship. Mint. 43k. Priv. Sale $25,000. 604 644 6061
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1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220
1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249
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1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
1968 THUNDERBIRD 429 quadra jet, 2 dr cpe, reblt mtr, new brakes &lines & paint, $9,500 604-376-8363
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 DR Fully loaded,kept inside,in family from new $2995.604-899-6119
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1986 CHRYSLER TC Woody Wagon, Town & Country, all origional, loaded. $2,250. Consider trade. 604-534-2997
1969 MERCEDES Benz 280S, collector plates, excellent condition, $8500. 604-723-3654
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Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD
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2010-2011 Ford Escape AWD
2011 Nissan Sentra
2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
2011 Ford Flex SEL & LTD
2011 Mazda 2
2010 Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer
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AUTOMOTIVE cont. from previous page
9125 12 GMC ACADIA SLE
11 YUKON DENALI XL
Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
NOW $56,888 1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997
09 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL
10 HONDA CRV EX
AWD, leather, navigation, sunroof. Stk 951141
Auto, AWD, sunroof, only 43,000kms. Stk 950222
12 CHEV MALIBU LS
11 LINCOLN MKS
4cyl, auto, loaded. Stk 951030
AWD, leather, nav, sunroof, only 30,000kms. Stk 950690.
1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2400 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
1997 BUICK Skylark GS, 170,000 km, no accid, clean, runs great, $1500 604-924-2608
2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
www.BurrellAuto.com 3094 Westwood St, Port Coq 604 945-4999. 2925 Murray St, Port Moody 604 461-7995.
10 CADILLAC SRX
STK 950750 WAS $18,995
4cyl, auto, pwr group, loaded.
AWD, leather, sunroof, loaded, only 58,000kms. Stk 951190.
12 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT
07 KIA SPORTAGE
4x4, leather, 9 pass, loaded, only 17,000kms. Stk 951110
AWD, auto, a/c, pwr group, mint. Stk 950960
1997 CADILLAC Deville, 4 door, 166K, blue, loaded, 1owner, exc cond, $5500 obo, 604-946-7039
2001 TOYOTA Camry, auto, pwr pkg, exc cond, no accid, 150,000 km, $5,700. 604-724-4262
1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525 2006 Ford Fusion SEL 135,000 kms Black on Black Leather, All Opitions Sun roof, Heated Seats and Mirrors, 5 Speed manual Transmission. $6,200. Call: (604) 302-9700
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. Receipts, too much to list. $3,900 Call: (778) 689-6094
11 FORD TRANSIT XLT
11 CADILLAC DTS
Navigation, sunroof, leather, only 29,000kms. Stk 951160
4cyl, auto, a/c, pwr group, only 9,000kms. Stk 950630 WAS $26,900
2006 FORD Fusion, 73,000 km, 4 cyl, grt cond, 2nd owner $8800. 604-852-0533 * 778-241-3528
1999 BENTLEY Arnage Stunning sapphire on cream interior. Quick 4.4L twin turbo. Non smoker, No accidents. Mint. Looks new! $44,900. Call 604-889-2525
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
10 NISSAN ALTIMA
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
2007 YAMAHA RI Dark Red & Black Double & Single seat cover 12600 KM Custom Front & Rear Lights Twin Black Carbon Fibre Akrapovic Exhaust - Very fast and awesome, Mint Condition (Cloverdale) $7900 Call 604-788-0060 -
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
2005 ASTON Martin DB9. 'James Bond style car!' Silver metallic. 23,000 km. 6.0, V12, 450 hp. New tires. 1 owner. You deserve the best! $82,980. 604-781-7614. 2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
09 HYUNDAI ACCENT
4x4, loaded, only 14,000kms. Stk 951230.
11 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB
08 NISSAN ROGUE
4x4, diesel, loaded STK 950830
Scrap Car Removal
1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
AWD, auto, loaded. Stk 950950
10 CHEV AVEO
11 CHEVY AVALANCHE LTZ
2008 Chrysler Sebring Automatic 32,400 kms. Grannie summer driven. No accidents. Reduced price! $13,900. Call: (604) 820-1002 2011 FOCUS S SEDAN 4DR SDN silver $ 11,950 #1109552A WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
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
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
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2002 Ford Escape Black w/ Grey Auto, V6, 2 WD, A/C 6 disc Cd, 199,500 Kms Clean Good Cond. $6,500. (778) 772-5513
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526
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2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE Beige, a/c, keyless entry, pwr group. #CG125067A. Was $13,995
2004 Buick Century Dark grey, a/c, keyless entry, pwr group. #DU039152B. Was $6,995
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376
2004 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad 1500cc, Vance/Hines pipes, lots of chrome, heated storage, service records, 30,000 miles, new tires/clutch, lots of extra gear, $7500 firm. 604-761-7491
free inspections Tel: 604-973-0239
234 E. Esplanade, North Van 2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
Smarter Buyer. Better Car.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
2007 Hyundai Accent SR 2006 Hyundai Azera 2 dr hatchback, silver, manual, pwr group, Silver, only 79,020kms, alloys, fully loaded, moonroof. #DU024300A. Was $11,995 sunroof. #CU174448A. Was $14,995
2011 Nissan Versa 1.8S Hatchback, Silver, only 45,045kms, pwr group. #1175. Was $14,995
2010 VW Passat CC Sportline Brown, a/c, keyless entry, CD, pwr group. #1174. Was $23,995
2005 HYUNDAI Santa Fe, 108K, Auto,air cond.,FWD, Hankook tires, silver. Clean, well maint. $10,500. Phone 604-792-4517
Sell Your Car. 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, dark green, AWD, 4dr, a/c, pwr group. #DUO35143A. Was $22,995
2004 Honda CRV EX-L Silver, 4WD, a/c, pwr group, leather, sunroof. #CG132976A. Was $13,995
$49 includes: one newspaper ad (in 2 markets) + 1 online ad (on 12 websites) until sold*. Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
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2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
Bring in this ad for a SPECIAL OFFER of
Every option, 4x4, only 25,000kms. Stk 87278
• From Tire to Engine Rebuild
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2001 JEEP Grand Cheroke, silver 250,000 km, new engine, good cond $5000 obo. 604-971-3435
4dr, auto, CD, only 44,000kms. Stk 878332
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 60,000km, from desert $29,000 1-780-945-7945 or 604-926-7087 email@example.com
1998 FORD F150, 4x4, auto, Triton V8, 4.6L, silver, trailer tow pack, 6 ft box, aircared. $3650. 604-255-5453
NO WHEELS, NO PROBLEM
9150 12 GMC SIERRA SLE CREW CAB
1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8700. 604-533-4962 morn/eve
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Nav, DVD, loaded. Stk 950970
AWD, fully loaded. STK 950850
5spd, one owner, only 3,000kms.
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390
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Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
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Sports & Imports
Central Auto 2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.
2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877 2008 FORD Pickup Lariat, 49,000km, loaded + +, $37,500 Must Sell! 604-313-2763
Sports & Imports
1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $4200 obo, 604-946-8862
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495 1994 MERCEDES E320. Silver, blue leather, 269K km. Aircared, 4 snow tires. $4,500. 604-521-0691 1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583 1996 TOYOTA Camry GT 4 cyl, 4 dr, mechanic special $1000 obo. 604-754-0404, 604-943-5315
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $13,900 obo. 778-889-6557 1997 TOYOTA Camry LE. 4 drs, 4 cyl, auto, a/c. Well maintained. Aircared. $2900. 604-936-1270
2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283
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2007 Mercedes Benz (only 47,000 original kms) ML 350, 4Matic,navigation, backupcamera,communications pkg,premiumpkg,active Bi-Xenonheadlights,Harmon Kardonsound,newMichelintires, pewtersilver/blackarticoleather, absolutelyimmaculate. $32,850 2009 Mercedes Benz C300 4Matic, only 46,500kms, premium pkg, navigation, sport pkg, glass sunroof, factory warranty until Mar 2013, iridium silver, black leather twinned, immaculate.$28,850 2006 Mercedes Benz ML350 4Matic, auto, only 74,000kms, local, MB serviced, glass roof, alloys, Capri blue/cashmere beige leather, $25,850 immaculate. 2006 BMW X3 2.5i, only 63,500kms, auto, pw, heated seats, panorama glass roof, alloys, park assist, new tires, brakes & rotors, silver, blue on black leatherette, very clean. $18,850 For more information on these cars & others call Ted
604.984.7714 or visit:
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2009 Toyota Matrix AWD, auto, glass roof, alloys, pwr windows & locks, a/c, full Toyota serviced, only 62,000kms, sundance metallic/ black cloth, immaculate. $16,850 $15,850 2006 Toyota Matrix XR, only 59,000kms, 4 dr, auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, new tires, shadow mica/black cloth, very only $12,500 clean. 2000 Lexus RX300 AWD, only 109,000kms, local, one owner, Lexus serviced, glass roof, pwr windows, heated seats, alloys, new tires, silver/grey leather, immaculate. $11,850 2010 Smart, auto, pwr windows, a/c, heated seats, MB serviced, balance of factory warranty, new tires, only 49,000km. $9,850 Special $8,850 2005 Smart Convertible (diesel) only 53,000kms, pw, A/C, alloys, Mercedes Benz serviced, silver/black. $8,350 Special $7,350
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 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
2005 AUDI S4. Quattro (AWD). 102,000 km. Blk leather. Incl 2 set of wheels & tires. 6 speed. Power everything! Exc cond. $19,500. Call/text Rick @ 778-847-2975.
2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518
2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634
2001 Toyota Celica GT Auto 138,000 kms -many extras $8,950. Call: (604) 690-6235 INFINITI G35 2003, exc. cond. power all, m.green, 83,000 km. $13k OBO. Call: 604.721.4414
2002 Acura TL 3.2 Local NS car. Senior driven/always garaged. Automatic. 181,000 kms. All service records. Gold with beige leather interior. An excellent vehicle at an attractive price. $6,200 Call: (604) 788-4849
2003 INFINITI M45,excellent local, no acc, loaded, luxury, fast, auto, $12,500, 778-995-3862
1995 FORD Windstar Minivan,165,500km, air cared, gd cond, $2000, 604-347-8238
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
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 2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367
2005 NISSAN Altima 2.5 Sl, rebuilt 4 cyl, very clean, 177 km, s/roof, loaded $6,000. 778-889-6166
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735
2005 PONTIAC Sunfire 2 dr coupe stnd, 119,000k’s, $4800 obo. Ph 604-798-0767 lve mess 2005 SMART ForTwo, (Smart Car), 30km, ivory, incl snow tires & cover. $5000. 604-926-7075
1995 FLEETWOOD Coronado, very low miles, new tires, sleeps 6, excellent cond. $13,950 obo, Call 778-822-2475
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
2008 31 ft Colorado RL 5th Wheel Private sale. 3 slides. 4 awnings. Rear living room. Mor/ ryde hitch and suspension. Like new condition! Asking: $27,000. 604-751-1573
1999 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel 28ft Must see, in great shape. $8,400 Call: (604) 240-2793 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688
19FT SEARAY, 165 merc inboard, w/trailer, runs awesome, $5500 obo. 604-817-9004
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 email@example.com 24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961
2010 BMW 328XI, AWD, loaded, metallic black sapphire with black interior colour, never smoked in, no accidents, auto steptronic $29,900. 604-821-0440, 778-242-5503 Serviced at Brian Jessel BMW
2010 Ford Mustang GT Premium Manual 12,000 kms Limited Edition Roush Stage 3, 4.6 liter, 540HP, 510 ft/lb torque, warranty to 2016, mint condition! $46,000. Call: (604) 540-7036 email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2010 VW Tourag, 39km, touch screen nav, leather, luxury pkg, trailer hitch, moon roof, push button start, very clean, no acc, $43,000 obo, call 604-351-5631
2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: email@example.com
PREVOST RV Prevost RV.8V92 DD w/ 5 spd auto trans. Low miles. $95,000. 604-313-6694
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
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
2006 MERCEDES Benz SLK280 premium pkg, auto, low kms retract hard top, receipts since new, $24,800. 604-734-8861
2009 VOLKSWAGEN Beetle 38,500km, tiptronic automatic, fully loaded, mfgr carproof warranty available. 16,500 offers Manufacturers retail suggested 17,500 & higher. 604- 836-1014
2005 VW CABRIOLET automatic, immaculate, no accidents, 85500 km. $9,999 obo. 604-341-6543
2006 HYUNDAI TIBURON SE. 103K km. Leather, mint, sunroof, a/c, CD, alarm. 2.0 L, 4 cyl. No accid. $9600. 604-839-6253
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
843 West 1st St. N.Van
2001 HONDA Civic. Std, 4dr, 182 K, new tires, fully serviced, $4000. Call: (604) 984-8913.
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2007 FORD MUSTANG GT, fully loaded 22,000 kms, $29,500. 604-721-4228
2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891
2005 SIERRA 30ft 5th wheel. Slide. N/S. OBO $18,000. Call: (604) 888-7717
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
ROAD RANGER 5TH WHEEL 24 FT. Rear bath, queen bed, new tires. New cond. $11,950. Call: (604) 325-7871 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433
SAILBOAT/CS 27 Deep Cove NV. $12,000 Call: (604) 929-5278 email: email@example.com
2006 ALFA Luxury Mtr Home 330 CAT Diesel Pusher, 6 new tires, 35,500mi. Equiped with everything, too much to list! Exc cond. $117,000. 604-767-3894 2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071
2006 NISSAN 350Z, 35,000 kms, immaculate, no accidents $17,500. 604-980-1891 2006 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT. 46,000 km. Grey. 4 drs, auto, p/w, p/l, leather heated seats, sunroof, mag wheels. Good condition! $16,000 obo. 604-240-9912 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179 NEED CHEAP AUTOBODY ? www.cheapautobody.ca 604-341-7738
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to THE ROAD
RollsRoyce Phantom is scary awesome LIFE as an automotive writer is more than a little surreal sometimes.
most direct competitor for Prius c. It’s also a hybrid and although very close in size it’s a little longer and heavier and not quite as fuel efﬁcient. Oddly enough, it’s very likely that competition in this market niche will be good for both vehicles. Standard equipment in Prius c includes automatic climate control, a Bluetooth hands-free connection for mobile phones and auxiliary audio connections. An optional Technology Package adds a navigation system, 15inch aluminum alloy wheels, push button start, a “Smart Key” system, advanced voice recognition with text-to-speech connectivity and an advanced audio display. A “Premium Package” is also available and it includes the Technology Package
Here I am, committed cycle-commuter and grandson of an Ulster diesel-bus mechanic, swanning about town in a near-$600,000 drop-top Roller like my last name was “the Third.” Adding to the weirdness of the experience, I distinctly remember the exact moment I received the invitation to come drive this, the latest iteration of what many consider the ultimate automobile: high atop Deep Cove’s Quarry Rock, sweaty, dirty, and, thanks to a malfunctioning diaper, somewhat pooped-upon. But I digress. Let’s make with the wafting already. Rolls-Royce now has two lines, the Ghost and the Phantom. My Phantom test vehicle for the day is the larger of the two, and the only one available as a convertible — it also comes as a coupe, sedan and longwheel-base limousine. While the smooth near-silence of its V-12 and
See Cabin page 49
See Roller’s page 51
THE Toyota Prius c puts up some impressive stats — rated at 3.7 litres/100 kilometres in the city, it’s the most fuel-efﬁcient vehicle available in Canada. It’s also the country’s lowest priced new hybrid.
2013 Toyota Prius c
Columnist Brendan McAleer reviews the 2013 Ford Mustang Boss in next week’s Rev.
Prius c an efﬁciency freak
David Chao and Bob McHugh Contributing Writers
IT’S hard to believe that a car can actually achieve a 3.7 litre/100 kilometre city fuel economy rating, which is an incredible 81 miles per gallon for those who still prefer to think in non-metric terms. The Prius c is Canada’s most fuelefﬁcient vehicle — a smaller version of the hybrid that started us down an auto electriﬁcation path that’s ﬁnally gaining consumer acceptance and marketing momentum. A base MSRP of $20,950 also makes the Prius c the lowest-priced new hybrid that you can buy in Canada. It’s
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Roller’s driver’s seat feels more like a throne From page 48
a wraith-like glide would make you think “Phantom” is a perfect name for this beautifully crafted machine, I disagree. A phantom is something one just catches out of the corner of one’s eye; a semi-invisible trick of the light. By contrast, the Rolls-Royce version visually smacks you upside the head like an ACME frying pan. It is as colossal as a cathedral, as imposing as a triple-decker ship-of-the-line with all the guns run out and every man-jack armed to the teeth. While AMGs and BMW Ms and Audi Ss cruise around ﬂashily with gills and grilles and huge-diameter rims, they are just background noise compared to this. The Roller doesn’t have a driver’s seat, it has a throne. In the long-wheelbase versions, for which Vancouver has the largest percentage of ownership in North America, that throne can be found in the back, where plutocrats and potentates are whisked about in anonymity. In the coupe, command position is moved up front. This Drophead model feels a bit like a mobile version of the balcony at Buckingham Palace. ‘Hello, hello there, happy and adoring proles! Enjoying yourselves? Jolly good show.’ It’s a crisp autumn day, but a sunny one, and as the Phantom plies its way through the madding crowd and then out around Stanley Park, let’s tick off what few changes there are. Firstly, the Series II gains LED-based lighting up front and a new one-piece grille. Underneath, the BMW-sourced V-12 is now joined to an eight-speed automatic transmission for added smoothness. In many ways, you don’t drive a Rolls-Royce, you sail it. Press on the accelerator and there’s a sense of working against a great deal of inertia, like trying rouse a member of the House of Lords after a large lunch. The gleaming bonnet inclines slightly and the Phantom glides forward with purpose — one practically expects to see a wake in the tarmac behind you. It’s surprisingly fast for such a behemoth, and there’s even a sport button (ridiculous), which will spur the transmission into greater action. As if. You might as well suit up Her Majesty in Nomex and have her enter a drifting competition — while 453 horsepower See Crowds page 52
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THIS Rolls-Royce may be known as the Phantom but there is nothing ethereal about its appearance — it’s nearly impossible not to stare as one of these stunning vessels sails down the street.
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THE interior of a Rolls-Royce can be tailored any way you like it, from plaid upholstery to hardwood ﬂoors to a backseat humidor.
Crowds gather wherever the Phantom shows itself From page 51
is perfectly, as Rolls-Royce used to classify their power outputs, “adequate,” there is almost no instance in which you would use even half of
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what’s on tap. Instead, drink in the luxurious touches that you have carefully selected. Yes, I said “you”: a Rolls-Royce is not some off-the-peg Germanic business suit, it’s a carefully tailored affair. Rolls like to refer to the process as “bespoke,” a term that sounds a bit strange when coming out of the mouth of a California-accented PR person. Essentially, you can have an interior designed anyway you wish, far beyond the bounds of good taste or sensibility. Care to chuck out the rear seats for a car-sized humidor? Not a bother. Want to upholster the ﬂoor in leather and put carpeting on the seats? As sir/madam wishes. I think mine would be plaid, with teak hardwood ﬂoors. And maybe cannons. Silliness aside, four-door Phantoms are more likely to be black-tie affairs, but the coupes and cabriolets are icons of individualistic expression, and they certainly capture the attention of passers by. The pure white ﬂanks of my (for the day) Drophead are slathered in extra-thick Carrara White paint, but they might as well have called it Eyeball Magnet for the gazes it gets. Having popped home to don a ﬂat-cap, I’m hamming it up as Laird of
the Glen. Mooring the thing in the driveway brieﬂy, I get to meet most of the neighbourhood: everyone wants to stop and check out the Rolls. With a grandmother called in for babysitting duties, I squire my wife off around North Vancouver, feeling like a toff and ﬁddling about with the switch that retracts the nosemounted Spirit of Ecstasy ornament. At an eye-watering $585,000, the Roller is worth more than the ten closest cars we’re driving alongside. And then, just as I’m feeling rather smug, I spot somebody driving the other way in a million-dollar Ferrari Enzo. Sigh. Only on the North Shore. Back to the dealership, and a more than usually reluctant relinquishing of the keys. What a unique thrill. A once-in-a-lifetime experience. Bucket-list item checked. If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up. Brendan McAleer is a freelance writer and automotive enthusiast. If you have a suggestion for a column, or would be interested in having your car club featured, please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Brendan on Twitter: @ brendan_mcaleer.
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The Hyundai names, logos, product names, feature names, images and slogans are trademarks owned by Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. *Sourced from Autodata and Honda.ca on 09/26/2012. †Finance offers available O.A.C. from Hyundai Financial Services based on a new 2013 Elantra L 6-Speed Manual/2013 Elantra GT GL 6-Speed Manual/2013 Sonata GL Auto/2012 Veracruz GL FWD/2013 Santa Fe 2.4L FWD Auto with an annual finance rate of 0.99%/0.99%/0%/0%/0.9% for 84/84/84/48/48 months. Bi-weekly payment is $99/$117/$139/$279/$277. No down payment is required. Cost of Borrowing is $615/$728/$0/$0/$517. Finance offers include Delivery and Destination of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. Financing example: 2013 Sonata GL Auto for $25,214 at 0% per annum equals $139 bi-weekly for 84 months for a total obligation of $25,214. Cash price is $25,214. Cost of Borrowing is $0. Example price includes Delivery and Destination of $1,565. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. †"Prices for models shown (including price adjustments): 2013 Elantra Limited/ Elantra GT SETech 6-Speed Auto/Sonata Limited/Veracruz GLS AWD/Santa Fe 2.0T Limited AWD is $24,694/$27,844/$30,564/$35,759/$40,259. Prices include delivery and Destination charges of $1,495/$1,495/$1,565/$1,760/$1,760. Registration, insurance, PPSA, fees, levies, charges, license fees and all applicable taxes are excluded. Delivery and destination charge includes freight, P.D.E., dealer admin fees and a full tank of gas. !Fuel consumption for 2013 Elantra Sedan L 6-Speed Manual (HWY 4.9L/100KM; City 6.8L/100KM)/ Elantra GT GL 6-Speed Manual (HWY 4.9L/100KM; City: 7.2L/100KM)/2013 Sonata GL Auto (HWY 5.6L/100KM; City 8.7L/100KM)/2012 Veracruz GL FWD (HWY 8.5L/100KM; City 12.7L/100KM)/2013 Santa Fe 2.4L FWD Auto (HWY 6.0L/100KM, City 9.5L/100KM) are based on Manufacturer Testing. Actual fuel efficiency may vary based on driving conditions and the addition of certain vehicle accessories. Fuel economy figures are used for comparison purposes only. Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. ‡Price adjustments are calculated against the vehicle’s starting price. Price adjustments of up to $350/$7,500/$6,500 available on 2013 Sonata GL/2012 Genesis 5.0L R-Spec/2012 Veracruz Limited AWD. Price adjustments applied before taxes. Offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other available offers. Offer is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. No vehicle trade-in required. †"‡Offers available for a limited time, and subject to change or cancellation without notice. See dealer for complete details. Dealer may sell for less. Inventory is limited, dealer order may be required. ^Based on Natural Resource Canada’s 2012 ecoEnergy award for most fuel efficient full-size car. #Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). ††Hyundai’s Comprehensive Limited Warranty coverage covers most vehicle components against defects in workmanship under normal use and maintenance conditions.
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Don’t worry too much about how many cams you have From page 53
other for the intake valves. OK, but the real question is, does this actually mean anything to you? In most cases no, but it is generally accepted that DOHC motors are
more performance oriented and thereby offer more bragging rights and cachet. But, the Auto Doc generally ignores this as there are a good many high-performance SOHC motors out there, too. Either will usually provide higher revving capabilities, and often higher
horsepower levels per engine displacement, than the older cam-in-the-block design that’s typical of past domestic V-6 and V-8 designs. Share your tips with the Auto Doc at www. shiftweekly.com using the contact form. eBay watch
1957 Chevrolet Apache pickup, sold, US$14,000: From 1955 to ‘59, Chevrolet called its light-duty pickup the Apache. As with its passenger-car counterparts, the “Task Force” series of trucks featured wrap-around windshields and optional 283-cubic-inch V-8 engines. But the most common powertrain was Chevrolet’s 235-cubic-inch inline six connected to a columnmounted three-speed manual transmission (automatics in pickups were unheard of). This particular “Stepside” model — enclosed-fender “Stylesides” weren’t introduced until 1958 — has been well restored and worth every penny of its selling price. Visit www.ebaymotors.com. Top Gear Whispbar; about $450$550, www.yakima.com/ learn/whispbar: The company states that Whispbar roof racks have been speciﬁcally designed by a former Rolls-Royce aircraft engineer to cut down on wind noise, aerodynamic drag and vibration. And that apparently helps fuel efﬁciency (hey, every little bit helps). There are four different styles of Whispbar. — Wheelbase Media
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instrument panel, this one is compromisingly different as it’s offset to the driver’s side. Hopefully, the next redesign will move it all back in front of the driver — where it belongs. Other niggles with the cabin include the placement of two drivemode switches on the ﬂoor by the park brake and non-adjustable shoulder lever seat belt anchors. On the plus side, there are lots of handy storage spots, and above average height drivers should feel comfortable behind the steering wheel, which is smaller than the norm and the lower part of its rim is ﬂat. There’s more room in the rear than you might initially think as the seat cushion is larger than usual. This is because the hybrid battery pack and gas tank are both located under the rear seat. As you might expect, the rear seatbacks fold down to increase the cargo area, and they offer 60/40 split ﬂexibility. Safety In addition to the usual front, side and side-curtain airbags, there’s also a driver’s See Fuel page 55
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knee airbag and front seat cushion airbags, which help position an occupant properly for a collision. Unlike the other Prius models, Prius c does not come with active head restraints on the front seats. The drive One of the best handling small hybrids that we’ve driven, the Prius c has a surprisingly nimble and balanced feel that’s difﬁcult to achieve when a heavy battery pack has to be hauled around. With more oomph from the powertrain, especially on kick-down, it might even claim sporty status. Great fuel economy, however, is the priority here, as the two optional (push button) driving modes offered are Eco and EV. Eco softens performance to conserve (even more) fuel and EV allows maximum use of its pure electric drive mode at low vehicle speeds. On the road, the powertrain is very quiet in operation, even though the hybrid system is constantly switching from gas to electric or using a combination of both. A graphic showing what’s going on under the hood can be the selected view on an instrument panel screen. Prius c is not as bouncy as other small cars can be on the highway and has a nice
stable feel, even at speeds of more than 100 kilometres per hour. Although the steering is on the light side, handling is predictable and it stays relatively ﬂat in corners. The score A savvy commuter champion, the Toyota Prius c is super fuel efﬁcient, highly manoeuvrable, has all the latest electronic connectivity stuff and best of all . . . it’s a bargain buy eco-friendly hybrid. The specs — 2013 Toyota Prius c Trim levels: Base, Technology & Premium Sticker price: $20,950$25,340 Power: 1.5-litre I4 & emotor, 99 h.p. (total) Transmission: CVT automatic Fuel consumption: 3.7 /4.0 l/100 km (city/highway) Basic warranty: three years/60,000 km Powertrain warranty: ﬁve years/100,000 km Rust warranty: ﬁve years/ unlimited km The competition Chevrolet Cruze: $15,495$25,930 Ford Focus: $15,999$25,099 Honda Insight: $21,990 Hyundai Elantra: $15,849$24,699 Mazda3: $15,795-$24,895 Nissan Sentra: $15,478$23,478 Volkswagen Golf TDI: $25,425-$30,795
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