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BMW hits cyclist, bursts into ﬂames Brent Richter firstname.lastname@example.org
WHEN a luxury car goes up against a cyclist and a tree, bet on the tree. That’s the lesson learned by a speeding West Vancouver driver Sunday when he careened off Westport Road, clipped a cyclist’s back wheel, and crashed into a tree, causing his car to burst into ﬂames. The near-deadly crash was over before its ﬁrst victim could even react. “Somebody came over that bend a little too quickly and clipped my back tire,” said cyclist Alex Dumond. “It was mostly just headlights, then loud noises and then ﬁre.” Amazingly, no one sustained more than minor injuries. Dumond, along with the 18-year-old driver and his 16-yearold passenger, was taken to Lions Gate Hospital to be treated for minor cuts and bruises. “I wasn’t too much worse for wear, but the car suffered,” said Dumond, a sailing director at the West Vancouver Yacht Club. Police estimate damage to the car, which Dumond guesses was a late-model BMW, around $20,000. The bike’s back wheel is a total loss, Dumond added. The extremely close (and costly) call should serve as a warning to others about speeding on West Vancouver’s windy roads, said the cyclist. See Cyclist page 5
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GLEN McKinnon of the Capilano Rugby Club (in yellow) makes a tough play in a CDI B.C. Premier League game against James Bay Saturday at Klahanie Park. Capilano won 27-6 in a rematch of last season’s championship ﬁnal. The win kept the Caps in second place in league play this season heading into the winter break. Visit our photo gallery at nsnews.com for more images.
WV ferry terminal revalued at $20 Jane Seyd and Jeremy Shepherd email@example.com
THE District of West Vancouver and the B.C. Assessment Authority are heading to court to ﬁght a recent decision that slashed the assessed value of B.C. Ferries’ Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal from more than $47 million to just $20. West Vancouver Mayor Michael Smith called the decision of the Property Assessment Appeal Board “ridiculous,” adding “to suggest that a large parcel of West Vancouver waterfront has no value is absurd.”
‘Ridiculous’ change comes at $1M cost to municipal coffers
The decision essentially strips the municipality of about $250,000 of anticipated property taxes in 2013, meaning a possible two per cent increase in property taxes for homeowners. “It’s a signiﬁcant loss of revenue,” said Smith. The board’s decision is retroactive, meaning the district will be required to repay approximately $750,000 in property taxes it collected on the parcels going back to 2010. But West Vancouver politicians said Monday they aren’t going
to accept the decision without a ﬁght, voting unanimously to pursue the case in B.C. Supreme Court. In an unusual move, the B.C. Assessment Authority itself is also appealing the decision. The dispute revolves around two parcels of land at the ferry terminal leased from the province, which had been valued at a total of $47.7 million. Prior assessments had put the land value at about $44.15 million in 2011 and $45.6 million in 2010. But this year, the corporation decided to appeal its assessment. Smith said the municipality knew about the appeal and thought See BC page 4
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A2 - North Shore News - Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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Tenant raises stink over pigeon ﬁlth
Weeks-long ﬁght to get air shaft cleaned may ﬁnally see results Jane Seyd firstname.lastname@example.org
A North Vancouver man is crying foul over the effort he says he had to go through to get his landlord to deal with an unhealthy mess of pigeon poop lying inches deep outside his apartment. “There’s certain standards they are supposed to abide by,” said Michael Ravenscroft, who rents an apartment at 107 West 1st Street. Ravenscroft said he complained to his property management company, the City of North Vancouver and the health department for a month about the problem before anyone took notice. “Any other situation where there’s a biohazard, they have a hazmat team come in,” said Ravenscroft. “It’s taken way too lightly.” Ravenscroft said any time he’s called the authorities, to ask that the property owners be ordered to clean up the pigeon droppings, “They say it’s done. It’s not done.” Ravenscroft said he ﬁrst became concerned there might be a problem when he smelled something bad in one area of his apartment and couldn’t ﬁnd the source, no matter how much he cleaned. It was only when he looked outside, to one of two light shafts running down the middle of the heritage building, that he realized what the problem was: layers of pigeon droppings and decomposing pigeon carcasses. Until recently, Ravenscroft said he had a hard time getting anyone to take the issue seriously. Pigeons, that often make nests in covered areas of buildings, are known to carry diseases that can be transferred to humans. Pigeon droppings can carry funguses and — more rarely — an
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TENANT Michael Ravenscroft peers into a light shaft at his apartment building that until recently was covered with a thick layer of pigeon droppings. Property managers say cleanup is now underway. infectious disease that can be contracted by anyone breathing in dried droppings. Paul Markey, environmental health ofﬁcer for Vancouver Coastal Health, said the risk is greatest for people actually cleaning the mess rather than living near it. Markey said a health ofﬁcer met the property manager on site last week and received assurances the light shaft areas will be cleaned. Markey added that a number of pigeon-prooﬁng measures have already been placed around the building — including metal spikes that prevent pigeons and other birds from roosting. He said those will now have to be added to the areas of the building above the light shafts. Joanne Stevens of Living Balance, the property management
company for the building, said she’s aware of the problem and is arranging for cleanup and further pigeon-prooﬁng. Andrew MacBain of Pigeon Patrol, a Lower Mainland company that specializes in bird-prooﬁng, said he’s taken a look at the problem and will be submitting a plan to get all areas cleaned up by the end of the week. Pigeons are a huge pest problem all over the Lower Mainland, said MacBain — roosting on ledges, apartment balconies or under awnings. MacBain said his company manufactures and installs spikes to deter the birds, as well as netting and sonic devices that scare birds away with high-pitched frequencies as well as sounds that imitate predators. He adds there’s no shortage of business.
Kinder Morgan ﬁnds few supporters in NV Pipeline proponents face tough questions at ﬁrst N. Shore meeting
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NORTH Shore residents got their ﬁrst of two chances on Saturday to put questions and concerns to the proponents of a pipeline project that will increase oil tanker trafﬁc through Burrard Inlet ﬁve-fold.
About 75 people came to the ﬁrst Kinder Morgan-hosted public information meeting on the company’s proposal to twin the Trans Mountain pipeline — which runs from Edmonton to Burnaby — Saturday afternoon. A second meeting is scheduled for West Vancouver tonight. If approved by the National Energy Board, the upgrade will mean 25 oil tankers will leave the Westridge Terminal in Burnaby every month, up from the current ﬁve, each carrying about 585,000 barrels of diluted bitumen to markets in the U.S. and China, according to Mike Davies, a Kinder Morgan spokesman. While some members of the audience appeared to have come out simply to learn more about the project and get their questions answered, a large contingent of meeting attendees seemed to already be steadfastly opposed. Deep Cove residents Chloe Hartley and Chris Sallis, like most, listed the potential for a spill in Burrard Inlet as their biggest concern, but issues such as increased air pollution, noise and light at night, and environmental impacts in their local waters also brought them to the meeting. Others took a more macro view in opposing the plan, including former Green Party candidate
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NORTH Vancouver resident Len Laycock (right) questions Trans Mountain Pipeline spokesman Mike Davies during a public information meeting at North Shore Neighbourhood House Saturday. Jim Stephenson, who argued that oil is best left in the ground. “The question isn’t so much whether they can build a safe pipeline or even whether they can move ships safely through our most beautiful waters,” he said. With the increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that would result in part from pipeline expansion, global temperatures will be pushed upward, bringing disastrous consequences, said Stephenson. Others worried about the risk of the smaller leaks that are known to happen along pipelines and the carcinogens those mishaps would put into the nearby water and soil. As for the prevailing local concern about a spill
in the inlet, that would be largely out of the company’s hands, said Davies. “Our strict regulatory obligation is for the pipeline; that’s where we have direct responsibility,” he said. “We’re very, very concerned that the marine trafﬁc piece of it be done well, but we don’t have any direct inﬂuence on that part of it. It’s under Transport Canada; it’s under B.C. Pilotage.” The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, whose traditional territory the tankers would travel through, has already come out opposed to Trans Mountain, but they have a separate consultation process to go through, as mandated by the federal government. “Their concerns are really important to us,” said Davies. “We hope to meet with them to talk
to them in detail about the project, share some of the factual information about it and get their input and clearly understand their concerns as well. It’s part of designing the best project that we can.” In addition to an increase in jobs at the Westridge terminal, the project would give a boost to North Vancouver’s Seaspan, which would provide new state-of-the-art tugs to get the tankers in and out of the narrow inlet, Davies said. Canadians as a whole will also beneﬁt from the $4-billion expansion, Davies argued, calling it a “critical piece of Canadian infrastructure.” “Canada has the second- or third-largest oil reserves in the world, and we only have the infrastructure that allows us to trade with the U.S., basically,” he said, noting that Asian markets are putting up about $20 to $30 more for barrel of oil these days. “That’s what Canada’s economy is based on: trading commodities. . . . I think it’s in the best interests of Canada to get the best price that we can. This project will provide the opportunity to trade more with lots more countries.” And Canadians beneﬁt more from the oft-demonized “Big Oil” than they realize, he said. “Those who are lucky enough to actually own shares in the oil companies, they’re part of Big Oil. If you have a Canadian mutual fund, it probably has some shares in Canadian oil companies, and if you hope to get CPP, the Canadian Pension Plan invests in oil companies,” he said. Contrary to popular belief, Kinder Morgan does not produce, own or sell the oil that runs through Trans Mountain, Davies said; it simply leases the pipeline space to energy marketers. The next and only similar meeting on the North Shore is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver from 4 to 7 p.m. Feedback from the meetings will be used as part of Kinder Morgan’s application that will go to the National Energy Board at the end of next year.
A4 - North Shore News - Wednesday, November 7, 2012
BC Ferries argues land is worthless From page 1
the value might change slightly. He said he was “shocked and appalled” to hear about the magnitude of the change. But in its decision, the board ruled the impact on West Vancouver isn’t its concern. “While this may appear to be an unfair result to the taxing municipality, fairness of a result does not arise as a consideration,” the assessment board ruled. B.C. Ferries argued the properties are essentially worthless, because they are restricted to use as a ferry terminal, and have no marketable value outside of that. Calling the decision an example of provincial downloading on to municipalities, Smith pledged to try to reverse it. One councillor took aim at B.C.’s government. “The provincial government has structured B.C. Ferries so that it’s a money-losing proposition,” said Coun. Craig Cameron. “We’re being asked to subsidize that ferry operation.” The ruling could set a dangerous precedent, according to Grant McRadu, the district’s chief administrative ofﬁcer. “We are only the ﬁrst,” McRadu said. “This is going to have enormous impacts on Delta, North Saanich, the City of Nanaimo.” Smith vowed to ﬁght the decision both in court and using “every political means we can. “It’s just totally unacceptable,” he said. “This is going to have a huge impact.” The assessment board’s ruling was largely based on a Newfoundland Supreme Court Case that pitted the town of Gander against the Gander International Airport. In that case, a parcel of land was found to have no value except as part of the airport. It isn’t the ﬁrst time local governments on the North Shore have had assessment appeals wipe out millions of dollars of tax revenue. In 2006, City and District of North Vancouver lost their bid to overturn a property assessment appeal board ruling that slashed the assessed value of port lands occupied by Western Stevedoring Co. Ltd. In that case, the property assessment appeal board ruled the port property could only be valued according to the restricted use imposed by the lease from the federal government.
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Townhouse ﬁre leaves family homeless NV complex severely damaged, but no injuries reported Brent Richter firstname.lastname@example.org
A North Vancouver family is out of house and home after a townhouse ﬁre Saturday morning.
Crews from the City and District of North Vancouver ﬁre departments raced to the 300-block of West Fourth Street just before 8:20 a.m. when one unit of the six-unit complex was engulfed in ﬂames. “We conﬁrmed that everybody was out of that unit and the adjacent units, then we went into ﬁre attack mode,” said Dan Pistilli, acting ﬁre chief for the City of North Vancouver. Paramedics treated the affected families on site. “They’re all doing good now. For a couple nights, everybody in the complex had either gone to family locally or they were being put up in hotels with the assistance of (Emergency Social Services),” Pistilli said, “There was support from local merchants who had gotten them some clothing.” The adjacent units suffered some smoke and ﬁre damage, but ﬁreﬁghters managed to stop the ﬁre from consuming the whole complex. “The crews worked extremely hard to contain it to the one unit. . . . (They) did an awesome job putting the ﬁre out,” Pistilli said. It was too soon to say exactly how the blaze began, he said, but investigators believe it started in the kitchen.
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FIRE gutted one unit of a townhouse complex in the 300-block of West Fourth Street Saturday morning. Much of the building was damaged, but no one was seriously injured in the incident.
Cyclist forgiving after near-fatal collision From page 1
“I’m not sure whether these guys live in West Van, but it’s certainly not the kind of road where you want to be doing that kind of stuff on. . . . I’m mostly a little peeved. It’s wet out. It’s just a stupid evening to be running around at that kind of speed on a road like that. It’s just stupid driving,” he said.
Yet the 24 year old is forgiving. “They’re teenagers and teenagers sometimes don’t make the best decisions. I don’t have any off feeling towards them. It’s just not the kind of neighbourhood,” he said. In addition to having to explain to someone what happened to his luxury auto, the driver was issued a violation ticket for speeding relative to road conditions and failing to keep right.
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HE spat between the District of West Vancouver and B.C. Ferries over the abrupt revaluation of the Horseshoe Bay terminal has exposed ﬂawed thinking at two levels of government. First, there is the absurd notion the waterfront industrial property is worth only $20. The claim — built on the idea that the terms of a lease can determine a piece of real estate’s value — is a blatant effort by the cash-strapped company to download losses onto whoever it can. West Vancouver’s taxpayers shouldn’t bear the brunt of B.C. Ferries’ operational issues: Just as Dr. Frankenstein is responsible for his monster, so should the province be responsible for its own diabolical creation. The district, of course, is right
to ﬁght this all the way to the top — and it may well win — but West Vancouver council isn’t blameless for the pickle in which it ﬁnds itself as a result of the dip in revenue. While the mayor and council never miss an opportunity to remind constituents how many years they’ve gone without a tax increase, they rarely call attention to the difﬁculties that policy can create. By making a cap on taxes its top priority, the district has eliminated what little wiggle room it had to compensate for the unexpected. Cut to the bone, it has few options for reworking its budget to make up for even a modest change in costs or revenue. When you leave yourself no space for error, a bump in the road can send you ﬂying.
A mosaic without murder
Dear Editor: I love this country and am proud of who we are as a collective people. I genuinely embrace the multiculturalism that has always, and will forever continue to shape Canada into the great nation that it is. Where I draw the line, is that we don’t have more mechanisms in place for our ofﬁcials to turf a guy like this (murderer Babak Najaﬁ-Chaghabouri) back to where he came from after he clearly showed himself to be a violent man, well before this brutal act even took place (Convicted North Van Axe Killer Plans Appeal, Oct. 31, North Shore News). This has absolutely nothing to do with race, religion, beliefs, etc. My thoughts on this are based entirely on the fact that we provide
the opportunity for people of foreign nations to come to a better place and enjoy the rights, freedoms and beauty that we all love and cherish. When such a person displays a total lack of moral substance, and in this case extreme violent tendencies, he or she should be on the next ﬂight home. Let their home country deal with it. As taxpayers, we should not have to pay for this animal to spend 25 years behind bars on our soil. He should’ve been ousted based on one of six prior offenses — let alone taking a hatchet to someone’s head. The fact that deportation was attempted unsuccessfully makes it all the more disappointing. There has to be a better way. Scott J. Switzer North Vancouver
In trash ﬁght, the sweet smell of progress
Dear Editor: It has been 13 years since the landmark year of 1999, when a shocking total of 39 bears were reportedly shot on the North Shore. Their crime for this destruction was seeking food in human habitat. Our crime in attracting them with our poorly contained attractants, and then destroying them, was far greater. However, this was a turning point for our community. The sheer scale of bear deaths outraged North Shore residents, and galvanized a few souls who created the North Shore Black Bear Network and its sister organization, the North Shore Black Bear Society. Over the past 13 years, these organizations, working closely with the Conservation Ofﬁcers Service, the RCMP, Bear Aware and local government, have sought to explore other, more humane means to control bears entering local human habitat. North Shore residents and their children have responded
magniﬁcentlytoongoingeducationandhaveassumedacommendable sense of responsibility towards their natural environment, of which the bears are a part. Countless residents have taken the necessary steps to effectively contain their attractants, and thereby discourage bear incursions into human habitat. Over the years, to their credit, this has resulted in a dramatic reduction in bear deaths. But even one death is one too many. The shocking numbers from 1999 prove that while killing removes the bears, it doesn’t prevent others from coming. The answer lies in controlling the things that draw them in the ﬁrst place. This is an ongoing work-in-progress, requiring the co-operation of all residents in bear-active areas. If you are one of those enlightened souls, give yourself a pat on the back: Somewhere a bear is alive because of you. Thank you. Mick Webb North Vancouver
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Dear Editor: Patricia McClintick’s comments on the proposed “Eightstorey ediﬁce” for Ambleside are typical of the senior, NIMBY, do-nothing, change-nothing crowd that has crippled development in West Vancouver for years (Eight-Storey Ediﬁce Will Floor Neighbours, Oct. 31, North Shore News). I sympathize with the West Vancouver municipal councillors who have had to deal with this group. Ambleside merchants are slowly dying, what with the competition from Park Royal and an older population that doesn’t spend money and doesn’t support them. Building that ediﬁce and bringing in more residents who will live, walk and spend in the area is the only way to save Ambleside and preserve the charm of the village. As someone who has recently downsized, I can attest to the dearth of properties that can accommodate the downsizing senior who wants to remain in West Vancouver. This problem is going to become more acute as boomers reach the age where they want to simplify their lives. We need to build more townhomes and condominiums to handle that trend. Another issue that affects all residents of West Vancouver is taxation. The population of West Vancouver has been almost stagnant for decades. We need denser development to increase our numbers and spread the tax burden over more people. If not, our taxes will continue to increase with rising operating costs, and the many seniors who are house rich and cash poor will be forced out of their homes prematurely. Where will they go? Cliff du Fresne West Vancouver
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - North Shore News - A7
Salmon report spawns new ﬁsh farm ﬁght “It is not my role to micromanage DFO by suggesting detailed improvements to every element of its work relevant to Fraser River sockeye. Instead, my recommendations reﬂect those matters so important to the future sustainability of the Fraser River sockeye ﬁshery that I must urge DFO or the Government of Canada to act.” Justice Bruce Cohen, Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River — ﬁnal report, Oct. 31, 2012
IF one statement can be said to justify a $26-million, 1,100-page analysis, Justice Bruce Cohen delivered it in the executive summary to his ﬁnal report on the decline of Fraser River sockeye, released last week: “The ultimate authority over the management of the Fraser River sockeye salmon ﬁshery should rest with the (federal) minister of ﬁsheries and oceans.” Implied in Cohen’s statement, of course, is that accountability for the health and survival of the ﬁshery also must rest with the minister — and on the shoulders of scientists and staff of Fisheries and
Elizabeth James Oceans Canada. But anyone who hoped Cohen would be able to identify a single, deﬁnitive cause for what has been a ﬂuctuating but steadily declining ﬁshery since the 1940s will have been disappointed when the judge said he had found no such “smoking gun.” From industrial activity and land development to ﬁsh farms and warming migration waters, the report implicates a range of factors as stressors that have exerted an adverse and cumulative effect on salmon habitat. Disappointing, also, is that it was beyond the Commission’s purview to comment on the extent and inﬂuence of diseases associated with farmed salmon that were and are being analyzed at the urging of salmon advocate, biologist Alexandra Morton.
As one might expect, Cohen’s open-ended statement, “The idea that a single event or stressor is responsible for the 1992-2009 decline in Fraser River sockeye is appealing but improbable,” has encouraged a variety of interested individuals and groups to draw their own preferred emphases from Cohen’s analysis and 75 recommendations. Nevertheless, the two and a half years of cross-province hearings and sworn testimony crystallized and gave legitimacy to the opinions and problems British Columbians have been learning about — from Morton, Rafe Mair and groups like Save Our Salmon and the Watershed Watch Salmon Society — for well over a decade. But if our provincial and federal governments do not treat Cohen’s recommendations as binding, the report will gather dust on the shelves of their respective ministries, and Canadians will be left at Square One — minus $26 million. The thought that could happen is anathema to Morton, who attended the report’s ofﬁcial release Oct. 31. “During the press conference,” she wrote, “Judge Cohen concluded that the potential harm posed to Fraser River sockeye by salmon farms is serious or irreversible.”
That statement — far more unequivocal than the overall diplomatic tone of the written report — seemed to throw gasoline on Morton’s unrelenting ﬁre. In the wake of the event, she is urging British Columbians to send letters to Premier Christy Clark demanding that provincial leases for the opennet salmon farms sited in the migration paths of wild salmon not be approved when they come up for renewal (see her petition at change.org). Although the CampbellClark government’s history is not encouraging in this regard, there is reason for hope: B.C. is only six months away from an election. Clark needs every vote she can muster, so there may
never be a better time for us all to come together and make this demand. Prominent among those immediately affected are B.C.’s First Nations, as well as commercial and sports ﬁshing interests. Centuries of culture and today’s livelihoods could disappear within a decade if DFO fails to implement Cohen’s recommendations. Over the years, many groups have been vocal about their “rights” to the annual ﬁshery. But placed against the backdrop of warnings from people like Morton, those disagreements and federal-provincial disputes are reminiscent of squabbles between geese at feeding time: They’re all so busy ﬁghting over territory,
they don’t even notice the food has disappeared. And although international aquaculture corporations may dream of the marketing opportunities that would follow, the disappearance of wild salmon would be a home-grown environmental disaster. Devotees of man-made climate-change may point to Cohen’s report as evidence to further their cause; but if we sit idly by as wild ﬁsh disappear from our waters, it will be what we have NOT done that accelerates a change for the worse in our B.C. environment. Wild salmon are the canary in the mine for our generation. As First Nations and other
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Mayor’s view views don’t add up Dear Editor: For a number of years, Mayor Darrell Mussatto and other City of North Vancouver councillors have said that no one owns their view and that their views cannot be guaranteed. The mayor reiterated this fact most recently in the North Shore News of Oct. 26 (Condo Approval Reignites City Rental Debate). But on Oct. 22, The Province newspaper reported that
Mayor Mussatto is “open to a suggestion” to rezone lots impacted by Richardson’s proposed grain-storage expansion so that homeowners might regain lost real estate value. In other words, the mayor is prepared to consider ad-hoc changes to the Ofﬁcial Community Plan to compensate homeowners who will lose their views because of a company’s legitimate actions that
are beyond the control of the city, but for years city council has been responsible for the loss of homeowners’ views, without compensation, when it has allowed ad-hoc density bonuses and transfers to just about every developer who comes along. These two points of view are quite opposite. Ken Hawthorne North Vancouver
On Dollarton path installation, district planners off track Dear Editor: This week’s cycling incident on Dollarton Highway was not a one-off accident, and was entirely preventable (The Road Ahead, Nov. 4, North Shore News). As a regular cycle commuter, I was dismayed that the district built a multi-use path adjacent to Dollarton Highway
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More on the line than sockeye From page 7 Canadians alike depend on wild salmon stocks to provide what can be argued is the ﬁnest nutrition on the planet, so, too, does the wellbeing of the entire ecosystem along the coast of British Columbia. That environment is not ours to destroy with our negligence; we hold it in trust for generations yet to be born. And as Judge Cohen’s report describes, there is much work yet to be tackled if wild sockeye salmon are to survive. Let’s hope we are willing to carry the banner. email@example.com
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - North Shore News - A9
NV burglars cut through walls
Thieves hit ﬁve businesses in one weekend Brent Richter firstname.lastname@example.org
IN what may seem like a scene from a crime caper movie, thieves on the North Shore have been cutting through walls and dismantling security systems to carry out thefts.
NEWS photo Mike Wakeﬁeld.
A dense fog bank obscures all but the tops of Vancouver’s tallest buildings as seen from the North Vancouver waterfront Monday morning. The mist burned off early, giving way to one of the ﬁrst sunny mornings the area has seen in some time.
North Vancouver RCMP are investigating a spate of break-and-enters in which ﬁve businesses around town were hit between Oct. 26 and Oct. 28. In four of the ﬁve cases, the thieves got inside their victims’ stores by cutting holes through the adjacent walls, and in some instances, they dismantled alarms, motion lights, surveillance cameras and the main power. Police say it’s likely the same culprits are responsible for each crime. The ﬁrst break-in took place around 4 a.m. Oct. 26 at the United Royal Currency Exchange on Lonsdale Avenue at 15th Street. The
thieves made off with two small safes containing an undisclosed amount of cash, along with a laptop computer and leather jacket. On the same night, they took several thousand dollars worth of merchandise and a computer from the high-end athletic shoe store Kintec on Marine Drive. The same group is also suspected of breaking into the North Shore Autowash on Main Street, but in that case, they only tampered with the business’s circuit panel. They struck again at the Lynn Valley Centre sometime the following night where they tried and failed to unbolt an ATM from the ground. Finally, the thieves tripped the alarm at the Trio Diamond & Gold Jewellery store on Lonsdale Avenue at 15th Street. They pocketed an undisclosed amount of jewelry before police arrived on the scene. “All investigative resources are being utilized to identify the culprits responsible for this very unusual string of break and enters,” said Cpl. Richard De Jong, spokesperson for the North Vancouver RCMP, in a release. Anyone with information is asked to contact the North Vancouver RCMP at 604985-1311.
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A North Vancouver judge has ruled there is no reason a civil lawsuit can’t be heard in provincial court, even though one of the men involved works part-time for the court as a judicial justice. Judge Joanne Challenger ruled recently that while “public conﬁdence in the justice system is dependent on the impartiality of judges in making their decisions,” she was not convinced the relationship between the justice and the court was enough to create an obvious bias. Challenger said there is no interrelationship between the roles of regular provincial court judges and judicial justices. Judicial justices are lawyers with special training, who adjudicate more minor disputes like trafﬁc tickets. They also conduct bail hearings and grant search warrant applications — often in telephone hearings — from the Justice Centre, particularly when regular court isn’t in session. In the North Vancouver case, Edward Pielak
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and Hunter Gordon sued each other over a business deal gone sour. Partway through the trial, Pielak discovered that Gordon worked part-time as a judicial justice who hears trafﬁc ticket cases in a provincial court on Vancouver Island. Pielak applied for a mistrial, arguing Gordon’s position with the court meant it wouldn’t be possible for a provincial court judge to deal with the case impartially. But last month, Challenger rejected that. In making her decision, the judge said there is no professional relationship between provincial court judges and judicial justices such as Gordon. The two perform different roles, she said, adding she wasn’t aware of Gordon’s position until Pielak raised it. “To my recollection, Mr. Gordon has never sat in any courthouse at the same time when I have been presiding,” she added. Challenger said she’s not aware of any prior cases involving questions of potential bias where one of the parties involved in a case is also a judicial ofﬁcer of the same court. In making her ruling, Challenger noted the presumption of judicial impartiality carries signiﬁcant weight and the burden of proof is on the person asking that a judge be disqualiﬁed from a case. That test has not been met, she said. There are more than 150 provincial court judges and close to 35 judicial justices working for the provincial court throughout the province.
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - North Shore News - A11
Car-share programs coming to North Van Brent Richter firstname.lastname@example.org
THE City of North Vancouver is making (parking) space for car-share programs to set up shop on the North Shore.
Council voted Monday night to allow residentexempt parking permits for car shares, and to
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MEMBERS of The Band of the 15th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (from left) Andrew Voth, Ross Bligh, Craig Crew and Genevive Dunley ﬂank Ross Gulikson, past president of the North Shore Veterans Council at the Centennial Theatre. The band will perform With Glowing Hearts: Marching Down Broadway Wednesday Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, call 604-984-4484 for more info.
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Seymour Art Gallery curator Sarah Cavanaugh and Meghan Leeburn Representatives of Seymour Art Gallery hosted 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Art Party, a fundraising exhibition and evening in support of the gallery, Oct. 16. The event featured original artwork by 50 established and emerging local artists for sale at a cost of $300, $200 or $100. Festivities also included a silent auction, prize-ﬁlled balloons for sale, music by DJ/violinist Michael Fraser, refreshments and “bad dancing.” For more information on the Deep Cove gallery, visit seymourartgallery.com.
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A maple tree shows its autumn colours before leaf-fall. The beneﬁts of leaf mulching in the garden are many and include reducing green waste that goes to the transfer station.
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Todd Major COLOURS of crimson, yellow and burnt orange adorn the fall garden thanks to September’s sunshine that encouraged trees and shrubs to produce a heavy fruit set
Now that the colours of fall are dropping to the ground, we run into the age old problem of what to do with all those leaves. Aside from piling leaves up and playing with the kids, the usual practice of rake, blow and go will probably begin in earnest. However, all that leaf biomass has value in the garden and perhaps in this age of sustainability we should look at recycling leaves at home instead of hauling them to the transfer station. The simplest way to use leaves at home while saving money is to apply the leaves as mulch. I know many people will dismiss this idea instantly as being hippie guru stuff, or simply not attractive enough for my garden. But I ask you
to at least consider the beneﬁts of leaf mulching in the garden. Reusing leaves at home will at a minimum save tax money by reducing the volume of green waste that goes to the transfer station and everyone wants to save tax money. Using leaves as mulch will also save money by reducing the amount of mulch that has to be bought to protect the soil from the ravages of winter rain and frost. Beyond those monetary beneﬁts, leaf mulching is beneﬁcial for soil fertility because it attracts worms, bacteria and fungi to a palatable food source which those organisms turn into organic matter that’s rich in nutrients. Not to mention the fact that leaves protect the soil from rain compaction and leaves make a lovely sound as the rain splatters
among them. The primary problem with using leaves as mulch comes down to presentation quality. Presentation standards are usually a matter of perception more than anything. So maybe we need to change our perception of what a healthy garden looks like. To use leaves as mulch they simply need to be processed a little to alter their shape and texture to make them look more palatable to our perception. Some leaves like Japanese maple, birch, katsura and many other small leaves do not require any alteration before use. Their size is compatible with what our eyes perceive as orderly. The trick to applying small leaves comes in the See Leaf page 14
Lynnmouth Park Work Party: The community is invited to join Mountain Equipment Co-op, Evergreen and the City of North Vancouver to help enhance Lynnmouth Park Saturday, Nov. 10, 1-3 p.m. Learn about the environment while making a positive contribution to the park rehabilitation project by removing invasive species. Gloves, tools, drinking water and snacks will be provided. Meet in the MEC Community Room, 212 Brooksbank Ave. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-689-0766, ext. 228. Plush Christmas: Capilano Flower Arranging Club’s guest speaker for its Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. meeting will be ﬂoral designer Mandy Karpoff. The club meets at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. New members and guests welcome. Info: Donna at 604-986-9360 or Heather at 604-987-5382. Bring Back the Butterﬂies: Learn more about butterﬂies as environmental indicators and pollinators Saturday, Nov. 24, 2-4 p.m. at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell
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form of focused application in a uniform manner that produces a level and orderly looking bed surface. It takes some effort but the beneﬁts are many, including a tapestry of colour and texture that few other types of mulch can match. For large leaves like bigleaf maple, Indian bean tree, cherry, magnolia and so on, the trick is to process them a little bit by piling them on the lawn and running over them with the lawn mower to shred them up and unify their size and shape. Once shred-processing is done, large leaves can be applied like any other mulch. I know everyone is thinking that’s a lot of work, but so is raking, piling, hauling and unloading at the transfer station. And leaves are free and it takes less time to shred and apply leaves versus loading, hauling and unloading them at the transfer station. Another excellent use of leaves is to build a leaf-compost pile. Leaf composting produces high quality compost called leaf mould, which is black, rich, earthy and full of nutrients — and free. To build a leaf compost choose somewhere in the yard where the leaves can sit and decompose for six to eight months. Begin by levelling the site. Start piling the leaves in an orderly and stacked
fashion, thicker on the outside edges and slightly thinner in the middle of the pile. Build each layer 30-40 centimeters thick (12 to 16 inches). On top of each leaf layer, add a nitrogen accelerator to feed bacteria that will break down the leaves. This is one of the few times I recommend additives. Use 210-0 about one to two handfuls per square metre — any more is wasteful. On top of the additive, apply six centimetres (2 inches) of any garden soil to cover the leaves. The soil will bind most decomposition gases and provide bacteria to break down the leaves. Continue this procedure over and over until you build the maximum length, width and height you desire. The pile should form with sides gently tapering inward to keep the pile upright but not in a pyramid form. The top layer should be soil only and perhaps a piece of cardboard if you are worried about heavy rainfall, but it’s not absolutely necessary. A little leaf in the garden beds and some leaf compost in the corner is good for the wallet, body, soul and the environment.
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emergency? There is a good chance that your family will be separated at the time so you must ensure that you can reach them in an emergency situation. Everyone in the home should know where the emergency contact information is kept and escape routes should be discussed with appropriate emergency exits determined. Keep extra medications on hand for persons with special health needs. The last step is to have an emergency kit on hand. Basic items such as food, water and a battery-operated ﬂashlight are critical items to keep in a well-known location. Everyone in the household should know where these items are. A backpack or dufﬂe bag is ideal for packing your emergency kit. Check the PSEPC website for a printable list of emergency kit items. If you take the time to follow the three important steps you will probably sleep better knowing you are prepared in the unfortunate situation of an unexpected emergency. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Watch for water birds wintering at Maplewood
Wild About Birds Al Grass
AUTUMN is a busy time for birds with some migrating to sunny parts down south, with others coming down from the interior or north to settle in for the winter. Every day on Burrard Inlet, or the ponds of Ambleside and Maplewood Conservation Area, there’s something new and wonderful to be discovered. Common loons (of the loonie coin fame) breed on interior lakes in summer, spending their winters on salt water. By fall, however, loons lose their bright breeding colours, including the characteristic “necklace,” thus reverting back to their basic (winter) plumage — which is
still lovely. But the common loon (or Great Northern Diver as it is known in Europe) is not the only loon species found in local waters. The red-throated loon is also seen here, and like the common loon, it loses its breeding plumage. When swimming, its bill is pointed up at an angle which is an excellent ﬁeld identiﬁcation characteristic. The Paciﬁc loon is somewhat rarer in local waters, but more common in the Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea), especially in places like Active Pass between Galiano and Mayne Islands. (Watch for it from the Victoria ferry.) Two locally very rare loons are the Arctic loon and yellow-billed loon. To identify these birds correctly takes a bit of studying because they can be tricky — but they should be watched for. Grebes, like loons, are ﬁshing birds and we have several species that are seen regularly. The largest is the black and white western grebe with its long neck. Clark’s grebe is a very rare western look-a-like with bright yellow bill and white line over each eye. Red-necked grebe is a medium-sized grebe, ie. between Western and horned/eared in size that loses its red-neck but can be told by its peaked head and
gray throat. The honed grebe is a small grebe that is basically black and white. It can be seen off the Maplewood Conservation Area and Ambleside pier quite regularly. The eared grebe, very rare in local waters, is sometimes confused with the horned grebe but has a darker throat and a bill that seems to point upwards (it does take some careful watching to be sure). The little pied-billed grebe is usually seen in fresh water ponds like Maplewood’s West Pond. It is sometimes said that the pied-billed grebe has a chicken-like look. Some water birds such as geese, scaup, and scoters have arrived for the winter in good numbers locally. We have three scoter species to watch for: surf, white-winged, and black. Goldeneyes (Barrow’s and common) and the related bufﬂehead have just begun arriving in early November. These diving ducks breed on freshwater lakes in BC’s interior. They are cavity nesters utilizing old woodpecker (and often ﬂicker) holes. Local populations of dabbling ducks like mallards have their numbers supplemented by birds arriving from as far away as Alaska. Gradually, as the days of autumn roll on,
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THE red-necked grebe loses its bright red breeding colour during fall. green-winged teal, American wigeon, and northern pintail numbers will increase. Birders will be scanning through the American wigeon (baldpate of yore) to ﬁnd the Eurasian wigeon which seems to be getting more common each winter. Sometimes you can
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Television users reach out for answers Barry Link Contributing Writer
MY recent series of columns about cutting the cable cord to your TV in favour of Internet-based content has generated a lot of questions from readers. Let’s get to the ﬁrst batch, with more on the way in my next column:
blinds and surrounding apartment buildings. As for your TV, if it’s thin and wide, fairly new and not a big, bulky square thing, it’s digital. Just make sure the ﬁve channels you want to receive are local TV stations broadcast over the air in the Vancouver area. If any of them are from the United States, you’ll want to stick with cable.
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Question: I’ve got an old TV with a 13-inch screen. I used to get CBC and CTV with my rabbit ears, but now I can’t because of the change to digital. Is there something I can do? Eric, via email Answer: Not really. If your TV is an old tube-based model as I suspect, you’ll need an adapter or converter box for your rabbit ears to allow the TV to read the digital signals now broadcast exclusively by TV stations in North America. The cheapest converter box I could ﬁnd on Amazon.ca was $70. At that price, depending on your budget, I’d buy a new TV. If you look for sales, you can ﬁnd decent TVs up to 32 inches, good enough for many households, for $250 or less at retail stores. Question: I wish to get rid of my cable, since I only view ﬁve channels. My question is, can I have an antenna while residing in a condo? Also, how do I know if my TV is digital? It’s fairly new, but can’t remember when I purchased it. Doreen, via email Answer: Yes, you can have an antenna in a condo, but its placement will be restricted compared to a house, where you can put an antenna in the attic or on the roof. In my own apartment, antenna use is limited by my walls, aluminum
Question: Does the Boxee Box not deserve at least an honourable mention? What are your thoughts on this option? Rob, via email Answer: I haven’t used the Boxee Box, a small, unusually shaped media streamer made by D-Link, but I have used the now discontinued PC software version of Boxee, which has much the same interface. I liked it; the interface is bold and easy to use on a big screen, and I considered the Boxee Box for my own home setup as a Netﬂix device. But the price is relatively high (currently $190 at Future Shop) compared to $109 for devices like the Apple TV.
reliability for phone and cable TV when needed with the additional choices through Internet-based entertainment. I’m glad you mentioned VoIP telephone services, which is using the Internet for phone service. That’s a topic for an upcoming column. Barry Link is editor of the Vancouver Courier newspaper and a geek enthusiast. Email him at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter @trueblinkit.
Question: We already subscribe to Netﬂix and very rarely watch conventional TV. Yet every time I look at dropping cable I end up ﬁguring it’s hardly worth it. We have a bundle for TV, high-speed Internet and basic phone through Shaw which totals $83.89 per month including tax. I suspect I’m on a grandfathered or unadvertised bundle as the ones listed online are a lot more expensive. Going to straight Internet 20 at $55/month sounds good but we still want a land line for work phone call purposes and house alarm monitoring purposes. A phone service at $20/month brings the pre-tax bill to $75 and I think that after taxes it would cost more than we are paying now. The only way I can ﬁgure out how to cut cable and save money is to move our phone to a VoiP service, which would mean paying more for wireless house alarm monitoring and purchasing expensive hardware. So for now I think we are sticking with our current setup and getting free cable that we rarely watch. Teresa, via email Answer: It seems like you’ve thought your needs and budget through very well and have the best of both options:
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Natural elements ARTIST Steve McGroty invites the public to Natural Elements, a multi-artist exhibit that features ceramics, plaster, porcelain, ﬁbre, tar and watercolour, Nov. 1325 at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. There will be an opening reception, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m. and a Meet the Artists event, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2-3 p.m. Admission is free.
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Anna’s hummingbird overwinters here
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to do. Look for great blue herons, cormorants and gulls lined up along the shoreline, or perched on dolphins and pilings. One of the real challenges of winter birding is sorting out the gulls. Thayer’s, glaucous-winged, western, mew, ring-billed, and herring are to be expected. Rare gulls to be watched for include Franklin’s (a prairie species), and glaucous (an Arctic species). There have been a good number of white-throated sparrow
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Al Grass is a naturalist with Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia, which sponsors free walks at Maplewood Flats Conservation Area on the second Saturday of every month. The next walk is Saturday, Nov. 10. Participants will learn more about the migration at Maplewood. Meet at 10 a.m. at Maplewood Flats, 2645 Dollarton Hwy. (two kilometres east of the Iron Workers Second Narrows Memorial Crossing). Walks go rain or shine. wildbirdtrust.org.
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techniques like free-writing, role-playing and black-out poetry. Runs from 4-6 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month, starting Nov. 14 at Molly Nye House, 940 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. $10 per session or $60 for eight sessions. Info and registration: Maggie Bolitho at ywc@shaw. ca or 778-338-4733. Wii Tournament for Teens: North Vancouver CIty Library will host its ﬁfth annual Wii Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Online pre-registration required. Info: nvcl.ca or 604-998-3450. Classic Fairy Tales Series: Puppeteer Mirjana Heath will bring to life classic fairy tales from around the world featuring memorable characters and enchanting music Saturday, Nov. 17, 10:30 a.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Tickets: $8/$5. Reservations: 604-9257292. Info: silkpurse.ca. Young Naturalists’ Club — Walk Like an Animal: Children ages ﬁve to 13 will learn how to spot animals that are hiding in the forest Sunday, Nov. 18, 1-2:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Participants must become a member of the club by signing up at ync.ca. Registration required: 604-9903755. Pro-D Matinee: West Vancouver Memorial Library will show Brave Friday, Nov. 23, 2 p.m. at Welsh Hall. Free. Info: westvanlibrary.ca. Imagine and Explore — Swishing Salmon: Children ages three to six, accompanied by an adult, will learn about the lives of salmon and discover the stream ecology that supports them Saturday, Nov. 24, 12:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. Fee: $8.25. Registration required: 604-9903755. Sensational Sundays A Christmas Carol: Monster Theatre will use puppetry, masks, songs, comedy and storytelling to perform this Dickens classic Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m. at Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver. Admission: $20/$10. Info and tickets: centennialtheatre.com or 604984-4484. Winter Takes Flight: Learn about the birds that love to visit us in winter, with naturalist Kevin Bell. Sunday, Dec. 2, 12:30 p.m., Lynn Valley Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Road, North Vancouver. Registration and membership in Lynn Valley Young Naturalists’ Club required. Info: 604-990-3755 or dnv.org/ecology. North Vancouver Youth Band is looking for new members at all levels. Practices are held Monday-Thursday. Info: 604-980-5823 — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your nonproﬁt, by donation or nominal fee event to email@example.com. For our online listings, go tonsnews. com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.
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Kids of all ages love games, music, storytime
IN this digital age it’s easy to forget that there is a whole range of toys that will offer kids hours of fun and learning.
In the interests of full disclosure, I will start by saying that I hate the term “educational toys.” There is an implication that some toys are better than others and good parents will make sure that their children are only playing with educational toys. I dealt with this issue in my book, But Nobody Told Me I’d Ever Have to Leave Home. I say “Play is the essence of childhood. If we want our kids to grow up to be self-sufﬁcient and independent with good problem-solving skills, play is the place to start.”
Children play and learn all day. Whether they are playing with a cardboard box, action ﬁgures or a teddy bear, they are learning. Our job is to keep an eye on their toy collection to see that they have materials that coordinate with their developmental level and interests. Some kids love dress-up clothes and while others want building toys. It is important to note that choosing your kid’s toys should have nothing to do with gender-speciﬁc choices. Little girls will happily trundle dump trucks through the sandbox and boys can prepare a pretend feast with the best of them. A 12-month-old child wants to start to do things for herself but doesn’t have much co-ordination. So toys that allow her to dump, ﬁll and put together easily are great. These kids love water toys, stacking toys and lovely big blocks. By 18 months they want to push, pull and lug things around. So a doll buggy or small wagon that they can load up with their stuffed animals offer great fun. This is also when imaginative play such as imitating Mom and Dad begins, so a toy cell phone works well. After their second birthday, kids will get involved in
longer-term play so things like tea sets and doctor kits are fun and will engage your child. This is also when miniature barns and garages with animals and cars are popular. Not everything has to be toys you buy. Kids love things like empty yogurt containers. Boxes or old magazines are a treat for these little ones. There are a few classics. A good set of building blocks will grow with your child. First they will be dumped out of a container. When the child gets a bit older he will stack them and later build castles and mansions. Play-doh is a great favourite and can be made at home. Cookie cutters, a rolling pin and some small plastic animals lead children to many adventures. As soon as kids can keep things out of their mouths it’s time to stock art supplies. Big fat crayons and sheets of paper, or some watercolours or ﬁngerpaints are popular with children. Dress-up clothes lead to some wonderful imaginative play. Old hats, shoes, dresses and shortened pants will provide solitary and group play. And if you want to splurge, a wand or ﬁreﬁghter’s hat will add to the fun. Kids of all ages love music. Sing with your kids (they love
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A variety of toys have educational value because children are constantly learning. Building blocks, Play-doh, art supplies and dress-up clothes are all favourites. when you sing and have no idea if you are on tune or not), dance with them. Don’t limit yourself to children’s music, also put on your songs and whirl around the ﬂoor with them. And don’t forget books. Read to your kids. Read to them every day. Kids who learn to enjoy books and reading from a young age
will be able to entertain themselves. When they are little they will love looking at the pictures and as they mature will be keen to read their favourite books. However, once they can read, don’t stop reading to them. Storytime is a very special time between children and adults. So read to them and encourage their aunts,
uncles and grandparents to also curl up with a child or two and a good book. Kathy Lynn is a professional speaker and author of Who’s In Charge Anyway? and But Nobody Told Me I’d Ever Have to Leave Home. If you want to read more, sign up for her informational newsletter at www.parentingtoday.ca.
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ON Remembrance Day especially we take time to pay homage to those who went to war so that we might enjoy freedom — a freedom which was bought at a horriﬁc cost for so many.
We can more easily appreciate the sacriﬁces made on our behalf by learning about them through various resources — family history, television documentaries and books. One very powerful approach to learning is through personal narrative, which broadens and enriches the historical perspective. Kids (and this reviewer) can relate more easily to social history, which allows them to see through the eyes of the protagonist and comprehend how war affects a particular individual. Two excellent books that provide this perspective are Making Bombs for Hitler by Marsha Skrypuch and Torn Apart by Susan Aihoshi. Both titles focus on individuals who by strength of character and resourcefulness face and deal with circumstances that drastically change their worlds. Skrypuch writes about the slave raids conducted by Hitler throughout the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Between three million and 5.5 million Ostarbeiters, as these people were called, were transported to Germany and forced to work under horribly inhumane conditions. Thousands died either from starvation or from overwork. Many who were rescued and sent back to the Soviet Union were killed by Stalin who considered even Nazi captives to be Nazis. For this reason people kept silent for many years about their experiences as captives and it was not until the Soviet Republic dissolution in 1991 that information began to surface. The story describes the capture by the Nazis of eight-yearold Lida and her little sister Larissa. They endure appalling conditions on the train to the work camp and are separated as
soon as they arrive. Lida is advised by another prisoner to lie about her age and ﬁnd a skill or she will likely be killed. She tells the Germans about her ability as a seamstress and is sent to work in the laundry where she proves that she is indeed talented. Unfortunately, she is soon transferred to a new assignment, assembling bombs. With incredible bravery, Lida and her fellow prisoners risk certain death in carrying out a plan to sabotage the bombs and contribute their bit to defeating the Nazis. Finally, they are rescued and in the gruelling aftermath of war Lida and her friend Luca face more challenges in the refugee camps. The harsh, brutal and unrelenting pain, fear and misery encountered by the camp labourers is made evident in Skrypuch’s wonderful writing. Lida’s world is documented with clarity and accuracy. The reader is left wondering how anyone can survive such misery and thankful that we live in a different place and time. Susan Aihoshi’s Torn Apart is subtitled “The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi” and is set in Vancouver in 1941. While in no way as gut-wrenching as the Skrypuch title, it makes it clear that war affects everyone. This is another title in the excellent Dear Canada series which melds ﬁction with historical information and photographs. In the acknowledgements we learn that the author has drawn on family experiences to ﬂesh out the book’s main character. The diary format provides a window on the everyday life of a girl whose entries begin on her 12th birthday, Saturday, May 24, 1941. We see her happy family life begin to disintegrate as the government imposes more and more restrictions on Japanese Canadians. Mary’s entry for Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941 describes the news about the bombing of Pearl Harbor and its effect on the family. Mary ends her entry with the comment, “The war has ﬁnally become real in a way it never was before.” Finally, the unthinkable happens and Mary’s grandfather is sent away to a labour camp. A mere seven months later Mary and her sisters ﬁnd themselves on a train to New Denver to begin a new life in an internment community. Her family is fractured as her mother is still in Vancouver caring for an ill brother and her father has been detained for questioning. The diary ends with a reunited family still living in New Denver hoping to eventually return home. Mary’s life as a child in the 1940s in Vancouver in many ways reﬂects the life of any child of that era. She describes her enjoyment of Guides, her school life and her special interests and activities. Mary’s voice is authentic and charming and because she is so likable the reader is all the more appalled See Heroic page 40
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Served in the US State Maritime Service. He was wounded twice while serving in the South Pacific. He was decorated with several medals, including the Purple Heart.
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Awarded the Military Medal for Gallantry in Action. This medal was presented to him by Field General Montgomery.
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Our Country’s Heroes
REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
Remembrance Day Events on the North Shore
Service and Parade
Parade and Service
November 11 | 10:30 am Victoria Park Cenotaph at Keith Road and Lonsdale Avenue.
November 11 | 10:45 am - noon
Following the service a parade will march off north on Lonsdale Avenue to an Open House at the 6 Engineer Squadron (JP Fell) Armouries, Forbes Avenue. Organized by North Shore Veterans’ Council Canada.
Maritime Memorial Service November 11 | 10:30 am Cates Park
A service in honour of veterans and those currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. A parade leaves 18th Street and Marine Drive at 10:50 am and arrives at the Memorial Arch for a service at 11 a.m.
Info: www.westvancouver.ca or 604-925-7000.
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Chor Leoni Men’s Choir will perform a Remembrance Day concert Sunday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Admission: $30/$25/$15.
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Our Country’s Heroes
REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
we will remember
Philip F Blades
Joined the army at age 17 in 1943. He trained at Camp Borden, Ontario as a Machine Gunner. Chuck was on Embarkation leave when V.E. Day was declared May 7, 1945.
March 24th 1924-December 16th 2006 Served in the Canadian Army World War II, 2nd Field Regiment, 10th Battery First Canadian Division 1942-1946 front line service as a Dispatcher in Sicily and then in occupied Germany.
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Joined the RCAF in 1941 and served in England as a Radar Mechanic/Technical Officer attached to the RAF. Taught high school in Penticton for 27 years. Passed away June 21, 2012, age 96.
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Brothers and sister all served in the Canadian Army 1939-1946. William J Cathcart of North Vancovuer (far left) served in World War I & II. Left to right: Bill, Dave, Red, Gene, Margaret, Ed, Bob, Tom, Bert.
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Served in France, Belgium & Holland. Taken prisoner in ‘44, 10 miles from Nijmegan. Eventually delivered to Poland where he remained a POW until liberated by the Russian army. Received 4 medals and was discharged in 1945.
REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
Joined the Canadian Army at age 27 in 1942 and was discharged in 1945.
WW I Vet. Joined the Army when he was only 15 years old and was not honest about his age.
Volunteered at age 21 in 1941. He served with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps in England, France and Holland. Reginald was killed in the line of duty in Holland in 1945.
Buzz Downer WWII
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William Cran Duncan
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REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
Marco “Hap” Giampa Isabelle Garcia Phillips WWII Vet. Canadian Army
Served in Canadian Armed Forces 4th Division 1941-1945. We love you Joan, Rich & Glenda, Doug & Mary, Ray & Sue, 6 Grandchildren and 8 1/2 Great Grandchildren.
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Joined US Army at age 18 in 1940. Served with the 101st Airborne Division in England, France, Italy and Belgium. Harvey started out as a Medic, then retrained as a Paratrooper in England. He participated in the Battle of the Bulge. Discharged in 1947.
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F/O Lloyd J. Harder
RCAF pilot 1943 – 1946. Flew 31 combat missions with 88 Sqdn. RAF while stationed at Vitry-en-Artois. Passed in 2006 after a satisfying life.
Volunteered in ’39, age 29. Served with the Westminster Regiment in England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, North Africa & Italy. Received 6 medals. Served with the 5th Canadian Division, under the 8th British Army.
Sgt. E.M. Wilson (Harder) Served with the British Army (ATS) as AA gun crew on the cliffs of Dover from 1943 – 1945. Passed away in 2005.
Edward “Jock” James
Joined the Canadian Army at age 18 in 1944. He took basic training in Saskatchewan, then switched over to the Medical Corps. Jock was discharged in 1946.
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REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
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Canadian air force officer (1951-1961) Donald Jarvis wishes to honour his uncle Steve killed in action in Holland in 1943. His remains were returned via the German Red Cross. "Bless 'em all"
Jimmy E. Johnston
Joined the Canadian Army at age 21 in Nov. 1944. Trained with the #11 Platoon, C Coy Petawawa Regiment. He was in transit on the Atlantic Ocean when the war was declared over.
After leaving St. Paul’s Residential School she volunteered at age 18 in 1941 to serve with the Canadian Women’s Corps. She trained in Vermillion, Alberta. She was stationed in Victoria until 1945.
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WW II Vet. Joined in April 1945 at 24 years of age.
Lieutenant Francis ‘Frank’ McMahon
After serving in the Boer War with the Munster Fusiliers in 1900, Frank McMahon immigrated to Canada and later joined the Canadian Army and served as a railway engineer at Passendale in 1917. Frank passed away in 1964 at the age of 85.
Served in France, Germany, Italy and Holland. He was active in the “D” Day Invasion and was awarded 5 medals. Wounded in ’44. Pretended to be dead while Nazi’s ripped off his “Dog” tags and went through his pockets. Crawled back to Allied lines, his only ID was his Cdn. uniform.
Pilot Jack McMahon
Served in the RCAF Allouette 425 Squadron during World War II. He served as the pilot of a Halifax bomber based at Tholthorpe Airbase in Yorkshire England. Jack passed away on November 21, 2008, at the age of 94.
This Remembrance Day we will honour the brave men and women who serve and have served our great nation. They have bestowed upon us the many freedoms that we enjoy each day.
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Our Country’s Heroes
REMEMBRANCE DAY IS NOVEMBER 11TH
we will remember Anchil “Ducky” Mack
Volunteered at age 40 on Dec. 6, 1941. He was trained in small arms and demolitions, but served with the Canadian Forestry Corps in Glasgow. The C.F.C. produced railway ties.
James P. Nahanee
Volunteered at age 18 in 1941. He served with the Sea Forth Highlanders in Italy and France. Milton drove a supply truck in the convoys and was also an ambulance driver. He was wounded when his truck went over a land mine.
Thomas Nahanee Almojuela
Volunteered at age 27 in 1941. He served in Canada, The United Kingdom and Europe. He was discharged in Vancouver in 1946.
Now serving with the US Embassy in Monte Visio, Uruguay. A ’66 grad of the US Military Academy. Senior Army Aviator is 22 year veteran. Awarded the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star and other citations.
PVT. 1st Class, 334th Infantry. Volunteered ’42 at 20, served with the American 9th Army in Europe. Received Bronze Star in ’44, Silver Star and the Purple Heart. Fought in Battle of the Bulge, killed in action in Holland, February 28, 1945.
Served in England, France, Belgium & Holland. Medals awarded: Cdn Voluntary Service Medal, Civilian Medal, Cdn Centennial Medal (’67), Outstanding Service Medal in organisation work among the Native Indian Communities in BC.
Enlisted at 17. Assigned to Germany with NATO Forces. Transferred in ’67 to Edmonton, then to Cyprus in ’68 for 6 months. Stationed in Calgary from ’68-’74. Back to Cyprus in ’71. Trained on navy ships. Disharged in ’74. Received the Cyprus Medal.
Joined Canadian Navy in January ’57. Basic training, CFB Cornwallis NS, then Esquimalt for medical training for nursing. Worked at military hosp. in Esquimalt, then transferred to HMS Stadacona military hosp., Halifax. Served in the military for 2 years.
WWI Vet. 37th Battalion C.E.F. April 3rd, 1929.
Volunteered in ’42 age 22 with the Algonquin Regiment in England, Belgium, France and Germany. Was stretcher bearer in Medical Corps when wounded & his buddies killed. Later recalled a dream his friends were calling him to go with them.
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Born 1921 in North Vancouver. Served 1942-1946 as Signalman in RCASC in U.K. and Continental Europe. Had 2 daughters and 2 grandsons. Died June, 2008.
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Lenard T. Raynsford, DFC Flying Officer, Royal Canadian Air Force. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for great gallantry in the performance of his duties while serving with No. 429 Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Virginia Raynsford 1921 - 2012 Leading Air Crew Woman. Involved with aerial photography for the RCAF during WWII.
The public is invited to join members of Burrard Yacht Club in a Remembrance Day Maritime Ceremony on the water at Cates Park, November 11 at 10:30AM.
Volunteered at age 33 in 1943 with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He arrived in Liverpool on Jan. 17, 1945, on the SS Mauritania. In the early morning hours he heard the bombing of V-2 rockets in the distance. Peter served in England for 20 months.
Enlisted with US Marine Corps in 1986. Stationed in Camp Lejeune N. Carolina, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Div. where he was a TOW Gunner. 3 months in Panama. Medals – Good Conduct & Rifle Expert. Honourable discharge in September 1990.
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Served with Sherbrooke Fusiliers, 27th Armored Div. in France, Holland & Germany. Received the Croix de Guerre w/ Crimson Star in ’47. “For exceptional service rendered during the war for the liberation of France.” The medal was the highest military award for Gallantry in Action.
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Born in Vancouver. Served with RCN as a telegraphist first on Miramichi on Coast of BC then to Newfoundland escorting troops across the Atlantic to Londonderry on the Frigate Stonetown. George passed away in Jan 2007 at the age of 86.
Joined the US Marine Corp in 1989. Willard did his basic training at Camp Pendleton, Ca. He served at 29 Palms, Ca. In 1991 he served 88 days in the 1st Gulf War and was discharged in March of 1993.
Volunteered in ’42, at 20 w/ the Royal Highland Regiment of Canada in England, France, Holland and Italy. Wounded carrying a message across front lines. Slept for 3 days, awoke with scars on hip where doctors removed shrapnel. Received 7 medals.
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THE DISH Deana Lancaster visits Sharky’s Chophouse for meaty meals page 34
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IMAGINE yourself in Paris. You wander the narrow streets of the Latin quarter and you’re surrounded by quaint little bistros glowing with candlelight and fragrant with the aromas of wonderful, simple French cooking. You seat yourself at a little table with a snowy cloth, order a vin ordinaire and contemplate the delights the menu holds. A trip to France may not be in the cards right now, but you can certainly recreate some Parisian bistro favourites at home. This kind of French cooking isn’t intimidating in the least; it’s simple fare, easy to prepare and full of ﬂavour. Tell the family you’re off to Paris for the evening. Dim the lights, play some Edith Piaf tunes and put on your beret. Bon appétit! (Note: The alcohol in the wine used in these recipes is burned off during cooking so they are ﬁne to serve to the younger set).
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ONION soup, a classic bistro starter, can also become a meal if served with a salad. French bread and cheese help build the hearty dish.
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2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp olive oil 6 cups thinly sliced sweet onions (or a mixture of sweet and regular cooking onions) ¾ cup dry white wine (optional but it makes a big difference to the ﬂavour) 1-2 garlic cloves, ﬁnely minced 1½ one-litre cartons low-sodium beef broth 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 fresh thyme sprig or a large pinch of dried thyme, crushed between your ﬁngers 4-6 thick slices of French bread 1-1½ cups grated Gruyère cheese (Fontina is a good
substitute; in a pinch you can use Provolone or mozzarella but Gruyère is the traditional choice) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper In a large heavy-bottomed pan heat the butter and oil over medium-high heat until the butter is melted. Add the onions (it looks like a lot but they cook down quickly); cook and stir for 10-15 minutes, until the onions are very soft and slightly caramelized (reduce heat if they start to scorch or brown too quickly). Add the wine and the garlic; stir and cook for two minutes until wine is nearly evaporated. Add the broth, the Worcestershire and the thyme; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the broiler. Place the bread on a baking sheet and See Bouquet page 35
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Ready-to-eat meals build a following
Deana Lancaster Contributing Writer
WHAT to do with an extra hour in the day? Some people might have picked sleep as the best way to spend that gift of 3,600 seconds, but for me an extra hour on a Sunday meant more time to seek out good food. Not long ago, a reader told me I should check out Sharky’s Chophouse in Lonsdale Quay, a butcher shop that also sells readymade meals: pulled pork, glazed ham, beef stew, barbecued chicken, plus ﬁxings like potatoes and veg. A cold and drizzly Sunday seemed like the perfect backdrop for rib-sticking food
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PREPARED hot foods and plenty of meats are popular at Sharky’s Chophouse butcher shop at Lonsdale Quay. Sharky’s staff, seen in the photo at right, include owner Rob Jang (left), Lacey Leduc and Benjamin MacNeill. like that, so I headed for the waterfront. Sharky’s is lined up against the west wall of the market, a tidy operation with a long cooler full of fat steaks, trimmed and ready for seasoning; kebabs marinating
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in ﬂavour baths; sausages; stuffed chicken breasts, pork ribs and loins . . . the options for home-cooking are almost unlimited. But I was most interested in the hot case squatting at the business end of the counter; and, so it seemed, were most of the other market visitors passing by. “Hi Rob!” they called out as they checked what was being sliced up for the day’s specials and took their spots in line. In the two years it’s been under the ownership of butcher Rob Jang, Sharky’s has clearly built a following for its ready-to-eat meals: $7.95 for your choice of meat and sides. “Having the fresh meats allows us to offer the hot meals to our customers at quite a reasonable price,” he explained as he dished it up. And although the breakdown is about 65 per cent fresh meats to 35 per cent hot food, Jang said he serves about 140 meals a day from the hot case. I took a bit of everything. Jang sliced up sweet chiliglazed ham, meatloaf and barbecued beef brisket and loaded it into takeout
containers, as well as mashed potatoes and a hefty slug of thick gravy — enough for my family (two adults, two children with smaller appetites), and all of it for just $34.88. Back home I unloaded my fragrant, meaty treasure. Shiny with glaze and studded with ﬂecks of chili, the ham was pink and succulent. Unlike so many iterations of it, Sharky’s meatloaf was juicy, and got a ﬂavour boost from diced veggies mixed in and a layer of gravy slicked on top. My favourite, though, was the brisket. This beef cut is taken from the breast section beneath the ﬁrst ﬁve ribs, behind the foreshank. It needs long, slow cooking to break down the collagen in the connective muscle tissues. When you buy it at the grocery store, it’s usually been trimmed, but the best-cooked briskets still have the fat (called the deckel) attached. Sharky’s brisket was marbled and still had the fat on. It was smoky, salty and fell apart at the touch of fork tines. It didn’t really need the See Retail page 35
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together in a little piece of cheesecloth, or you can substitute ½ tsp each of the dried herbs plus a bay leaf, placed directly into the pot) 1 garlic clove, peeled and sliced 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp tomato paste Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Beurre manié (to thicken sauce): 2 Tbsp soft butter blended with 2 Tbsp ﬂour (optional)
broil each side until lightly toasted; set aside. Remove the thyme sprig from the soup and discard. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Ladle the soup into four-six ovenproof soup bowls and top each with a slice of toasted bread. Sprinkle the grated cheese evenly over top of the bread slices. Place bowls on a rimmed baking sheet and place under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbly. Let cool a couple of minutes before serving. Makes four to six servings.
Boeuf Bourguignon I suggest making this the day before serving; the ﬂavours deepen and you can easily skim off any excess fat, but it’s good served right away as well. 2 large onions, chopped 2 large carrots, cut into rounds 2 Tbsp olive oil 6 slices lean side bacon, cut into small pieces 2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 750-ml bottle red wine (use a good quality wine, one you would drink. Beaujolais or Chianti are good choices, but Cabernet, Pinot Noir or Shiraz would be OK) 1 bouquet garni (a large sprig each of fresh thyme and parsley, including stalks, and a bay leaf tied
In a large heavy Dutch oven heat the two tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat; add the meat a little at a time and cook each batch, turning several times until browned on all sides. Remove each batch to a plate after browning. Once all the meat is browned add the onions and carrots to the pot (add a little more oil if necessary) and cook over medium heat until soft, about eight minutes. Add the bacon and continue cooking and stirring for another few minutes until bacon is cooked. Sprinkle the meat with a little salt and pepper and add it back to the pot, along with the herbs, garlic and wine. Cover, reduce heat to low, and let simmer for at least two hours or until meat is very tender. Meanwhile, cook the mushrooms in the butter until soft; add to the stew after two hours, along with the tomato paste. (I suggest
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Shawna Conrad’s favourite treats are barbecue boots and pup pizza. But they’re not for her. Conrad owns the North Vancouver location of The Bone and Biscuit Company, a store featuring natural products for dogs and cats. It will celebrate its one-year anniversary in December.
Conrad notes that the pet treats are made from all-natural ingredients and have a six-month shelf life because a lot of them are cooked at such a low temperature for such a long time they naturally dehydrate so there is no moisture in them to mould.
The Bone and Biscuit Company offers grooming and raw food for pets, as well as toys and special bakery treats. Barbecue boots, cookies featuring natural barbecue sauce, are among the treats offered in the bakery along with pup pizzas made with sun-dried tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. Some pets do have a sweet tooth, says Conrad, and classic bones with carob and yogurt are among the store’s bestsellers. Treats are baked at The Bone and Biscuit Company’s Kelowna location, and include birthday cakes made with oat bran, free-range eggs, applesauce, honey and tumeric.
Some of the products are wheat-free and a lot of them are grain-free. A lot of animals have a sensitivity to certain grains because they have shorter intestinal tracts and it’s harder for them to digest, says Conrad. She says at home she is conscious about what she feeds her kids, and feels the same way about pets. “Some people’s children are their dogs,” she says, adding seeking out natural products is an easy way to feed your pet and “not have to worry what you’re putting into them.” — Rosalind Duane
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Parents, doting aunts and uncles and grandparents should also avoid giving a pet to a child. “There are always dangers in getting pets for kids because kids grow up,” says Hajdukovic. “Getting a puppy for a 12-year-old that’s going to be graduating from high school in a few years, you have to really think about the lifetime of the animal you’re bringing into the home.”
Choosing the right pet It’s a scene straight out of a Disney movie: under a beautiful Christmas tree, a wrapped box wriggles suspiciously. When the box is opened, an adorable puppy jumps out, to the delight of its surprised new owner.
“When it comes to treating the animal the same and training the animal, it’s important that (the whole family) is on the same page,” says Hajdukovic. “And that everybody wants the animal in their home.”
But according Dragana Hajdukovic, branch manager at the West Vancouver B.C. SPCA, it’s a scenario prospective pet owners should avoid. Giving a pet to a loved one as a surprise can backﬁre, and the animal will be the real loser.
That means that everyone in the family should meet the pet before making a ﬁnal decision. The SPCA tries to match people with the right pet. The lifestyle of both the animal and its future owner need to be compatible. “If somebody is
Even small animals like hamsters and guinea pigs can be a problem if children are expected to take all the responsibility of caring for their pet. Once everyone realizes how much work it is, the animals tend to end up in shelters. But while giving a pet as a gift might not be the best idea, the holidays can be a great time for introducing a pet to your family. “Holidays can be a great time to get a pet because a lot of people are off work and school,” says Hajdukovic. “They can give that extra time and help the pet get settled into their new home.” — Jen St. Denis
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Heroic efforts inspire thanks From page 24
at the unfeeling cruelty of the government. It was not until Sept. 2, 1988 that Brian Mulroney announced a Redress Settlement which acknowledged the offences against Japanese Canadians during and after the Second World War and ensured that in future no Canadian would be subject to this kind of injustice. Torn Apart is suitable for readers aged eight to 12.
Skrypuch’s title is for a slightly older audience that includes adults. Reading either or both will reinforce your gratitude for the heroic efforts made by those who fought for us.
Fran Ashdown worked for many years as the children’s librarian at the Capilano branch of the North Vancouver District Library. She will be thinking of her father, an RAF radio ofﬁcer, on Remembrance Day. For more information check your North Shore libraries.
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Always room for cello VANCOUVER Fiddle Club Orchestra members Rob Waring (left), Ann Louise Filbert and Janice Hamilton invite the public to their upcoming concert Evening of Scottish Music and Dance, Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Tickets, $15, available at the door or by calling 604-980-6072. Info: vancouverﬁddleorchestra.ca.
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Info: Diana, 604-922-3414. 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. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Each month features a different theme. Fee: $7/$5. Polynesian Dance Classes: Beginner classes for adults and children, Sundays and Mondays at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145
Canadian Federation of University Women — West Vancouver Branch: The CFUW is an organization committed to promoting education, improving women’s status and human rights as well as offering fellowship and professionalcontacts.Meetings are every third Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. New members welcome. Info: 604-925-8445 or www.cfuwnvwv.vcn.bc.ca. Contract Bridge: Every Monday and Thursday, 12:303 p.m. in the Cedarview Room at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Drop-in fee: $1. Info: 604-987-7529. English
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George McLeod George Wilfred McLeod, seen in a recent photo above and as a toddler in the photo at left, was born on Nov. 2, 1922, in Cranbrook. He moved to the Vancouver area when he was three months old. Family and friends wish him a very happy 90th birthday.
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The Summerhill Retirement Residence presents two cheques of $1,166.76 to Martin and Esther Kafer, both 85-year-old mountain climbers who ascended Mount Kilimanjaro in support of BC Alzheimers Association’s Ascent for Alzheimer’s. PAT Riccardi (left) hands a cheque for $208 to Dale Miller (right), president of the Lifesaving Society of B.C. The money was raised through Belly Splash 2012 and will go towards the Swim To Survive program for kids.
The Edgemont Village Business and Professional Association and the Northshore Rod and Custom Car Club present a cheque for $800 to Family Services of the North Shore from the proceeds of their annual Show and Shine in the Village. Left to right: Gerry Simons, North Shore Rod and Custom,Diana Cowden,Family Services of the North Shore, Roberta Perrin, Pizazz, Bett Porta, Windsor Meats.
The District of North Vancouver Fireﬁghters Charitable Society Local 1183 raised $5,000 toward Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s Endoscopy Campaign. Left to right: Darcy Deutscher, Bradley Gaudette, Kristy Gill, director, donor relations, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Grant Smith and Gunter Kramer.
North Shore Volunteers for Seniors raised $122 through a penny drive to support Lions Gate Hospital’s endoscopy campaign. Left to right: Volunteer Joan Godly, Kristy Gill, director, donor relations for the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and North Shore Volunteers for Seniors summer student Justin Hamilton.
Jane Thornthwaite, North Vancouver-Seymour MLA, presents a gaming grant cheque for $40,000 to the Vancouver Skating Club. Coaches, board members and skaters were on hand to accept the cheque.
Bill Hatswell of Craftsman Collision presents Judy Savage, president of Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, with a cheque for $105,000 towards hospital equipment.
Members of the North Vancouver Kiwanis Foundation David Courage and Ranjit Khosla present a cheque for $10,000 to Patricia Smith,executive director of the Cascadia Society, to aid in the renovation of a recently purchased home that will include community gathering and program spaces.
The District of West Vancouver receives a $30,000 donation from the Ambleside Tiddlycove Lions Club for playground equipment upgrades in Ambleside Park. Left to right: Peter Black, Dave MacDonald, Richard Goluboff, Anne Mooi, director of parks and community services, West Vancouver Mayor Michael Smith and Garry Ferris.
Shaunti Bains and Sarah McKinnell of Canyon Heights elementary and their classmates made HOpe Centre bracelets to sell and raise funds for the Lions Gate Hospital’s HOpe Centre. They raised just over $527.
Lions Gate Hospital Foundation president Judy Savage accepts a $5,000 cheque from the Kiwanis Club of Capilano to support the current $3 million campaign to relocate, renovate, and equip a new endoscopy unit at the hospital.
The North Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club raised $7,000 towards the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s endoscopy campaign. Left to right: Judy Savage, president, Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Bob Gandy and Nannely Lawson.
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ERNIE Kershaw is remembered by many in West Vancouver as a teacher, coach and friend. Less widely known is that Ernie was an engineer, a musician, a Second World War pilot and had a long, successful career as a professional baseball player. Ernie died this year at age 102. Len Corben, author of The Pitching Professor: The Life & Times of Ernie Kershaw, will be the guest speaker at the West Vancouver Historical Society’s general meeting Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. at the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre. Info: wvhs.ca.
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According to a press release, Marie Chomyn, a North Shore resident who teaches at Vancouver’s Tecumseh elementary, was a certiﬁcate of excellence recipient in the 2012 Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Excellence in Early Childhood Education. Good teachers help lay the foundation with which we interpret and navigate the world, said Harper, in the statement. They make a valuable contribution to Canadians being among the brightest and most innovative citizens in the world. It is a real privilege to honour educators who have imparted their knowledge and inspiration to us and our children, helping all of us become the best we can be, he said. The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence honour outstanding elementary and secondary school teachers who, through the in-
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what’s going on From page 40 Corner: Drop in to the Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver and practise and improve your English language skills Mondays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Info: nvdpl.ca at 604-984-0286, ext. 8144 or 604-644-9621. Espiritu Vocal Ensemble, a high proﬁle community choir that performs a wide variety of music, is looking for motivated singers. Rehearsals take place Mondays, 7-9 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Singers should have basic music reading skills. Call 604-922-2513 to set up an audition time. Friendship
Club meets to improve communication and leadership skills every Monday, 7:15 9:15 p.m., at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver. Info: friendshiptoastmasters.com. Gleneagles Scottish Country Dance Club: Beginner and intermediate classes every Monday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. Info: Louise, 604-987-3792. Israeli Dance: Every Monday, beginners 6:15-7:15 p.m., intermediates and open dancing, 7:15-9:30 p.m. at Congregation Har El, 1305 Taylor Way, West Vancouver. Fee: $6 per class. Info: 604568-4771. Logos Toastmasters Club: Hone your public speaking skills in a fun learning and social environment. The club meets
Monday at 7:30 p.m. at 659 Clyde Ave., West Vancouver. Info: logostoastmasters.org or 604-929-7957. Mount Seymour Lions’ Club meets on the ﬁrst and third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Dave Mair 604-929-4135. Musicians Wanted: The West Vancouver Concert Band, an adult band for brass, wind and percussion instruments is looking for new members. The band performs a mix of classical, progressive and jazz music at community events. Practices take place Mondays (September to June), 8-9:45 p.m. at the West Vancouver Community Centre, 2121 Marine Dr. Info: westvanband.ca, Mike at 604-984-0115 or John at 604-980-6857. North Shore Photographic
Society: Learn the basics and reﬁnements of photography at weekly meetings held on Mondays from September to June at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 2347 Inglewood Ave., West Vancouver. Info: nsps.ca. North Shore Toastmasters: Learn through fun and friendship to get over your fear of public speaking or improve your leadership skills. Meetings are held Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Vancouver United Church Community Centre, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. Info: 604-657-1371, firstname.lastname@example.org or www. toastmastersnorthshore.org. North Shore Women’s Centre Family Law Clinic: A family law specialist is available one Monday per month for a one hour free consultation. Info and registration: 604984-6009. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell
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AUTHOR Kenneth Oppel reads from his latest novel Such Wicked Intent, the sequel to This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein, at North Vancouver City library. The author has won a Governor General’s Award for children’s literature.
community bulletin board From page 21 Scam and Fraud Prevention: A free workshop to learn how to protect yourself and your family from various types of fraud, scams and identity theft Thursday, Nov. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl.ca. Choral Foundations: A workshop covering tips, techniques and exercises for breathing, pronunciation, pitch and tonal corrections Saturday, Nov. 10, 1-5 p.m. at Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. Registration is by a suggested donation of $25 with all proceeds going to Musicians Without Borders. Dog Adoptions: Dogway Dog Rescue Society will host an adoption day Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at End of the Line General Store, 4193 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. See some of the dogs that are currently up for adoption. Info: dogwaydogrescue.org. Rummage and Bake Sale: Kiwanis Towers Social Club will hold a rummage and bake sale Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 170 West 2nd St., North Vancouver. Proceeds support seniors’ activities at Kiwanis Towers. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-proﬁt, by donation or nominal fee event to email@example.com. To post online, go to nsnews.com, scroll to Community Events and click on Add Your Event.
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Franklin’s eight TDs push West Van back to playoffs Andy Prest firstname.lastname@example.org
THE West Vancouver Highlanders are heading to the B.C. senior AAA football playoffs thanks in large part to one of the greatest individual performances the province has ever seen.
The efﬁcient effort continued from there as Marshall threw only ﬁve passes in the game but completed four of them for 83 yards and two touchdowns. The Grade 11 quarterback also rushed 14 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns. Brown caught only three passes but still racked up 71 yards and two scores. Fullback Jonathan Kramer also made the most of his touches, turning his seven carries into 120 rushing yards and a touchdown. Backup quarterback Eric Neal ﬁnished the scoring in the fourth quarter with a 16-yard touchdown run. “We didn’t turn the ball over, we kept it simple,” said Schuman about his team’s execution, adding that on defence the Dukes needed to be sharp going against Handsworth coach Jay Prepchuk who is known for his innovative offence. “He’s a good coach, we know what he does. You’ve got to teach your kids to be disciplined and stay at home,” said Schuman, adding that having a lot of experienced players was important for the Dukes on defence. “They’re all Grade 12s so they’ve seen it for a few years. They were able to work within the scheme, stay at home and not give up the big play and to tackle well. That was the key to the day for us.” Jonathan Kramer and Rudy Uhl led the way with six tackles each while Kevin Marquis added ﬁve tackles and also went six for seven on single point converts. The Dukes also got standout play from linemen David Yaeger and Ross Stevenson at the line of scrimmage, said Schuman. The win put Windsor into third place in the AA Western Conference with a 4-2 record, a big improvement over last
Quarterback Johnny Franklin threw for 317 yards and six touchdowns while also rushing for 114 yards and two more scores in a 62-30 win over New Westminster on Oct. 26 that clinched a spot in the playoffs for the Highlanders and eliminated the Hyacks. “He was pretty unreal that day,” West Van head coach Shawn Anderson told the North Shore News, adding that in his time spent as a player and coach at the high school level he’d never heard of a player in B.C. accounting for eight touchdowns in one game. The Grade 12 quarterback, who is also a high-level hockey player, is only in his ﬁrst year at the position but his athleticism has helped him excel this season, said Anderson. His passing is greatly enhanced by his ability to take off and run with the ball — something that he did numerous times against New West. “We’ve been saving a few things in terms of using (Johnny) as more of a running back type player. We decided to pull that out for this game because we knew the importance of it,” said Anderson. “He gives us the best chance to win. We tried to protect Johnny the majority of the year to make sure that when we needed him to kind of add this element to his game, we were able to use it.” The team went all out
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WINDSOR fullback Jonathan Kramer ﬁghts for some tough yards against Handsworth Friday. Windsor won 41-0 and head into the playoffs on a four-game win streak. Visit Photo Galleries at nsnews.com for more images.
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Highlanders bound for BC Place
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It’s game time
VINCENT Selina of the Capilano University men’s basketball team ﬂies to the basket against St. Clair College’s Matei Nuna during a preseason game last month. The Capilano men and women will hit the ﬂoor for their Pacwest regular season home openers this weekend. On Friday the Kwantlen Eagles come to town and on Saturday it’ll be the Columbia Bible College Bearcats who’ll take on the Blues at the Capilano Sportsplex. Game times both nights are 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men.
against New West knowing that they needed one more win to make the playoffs and that their ﬁnal game of the regular season was against powerhouse St. Thomas More. “It was (basically) a playoff game for us,” said Anderson. “If we won we were in, if we lost there was a good chance we were out. We had to pull out all the stops and we really started to use (Johnny) both as a running quarterback and just to let him throw the ball as well. He made some great passes.” The score was 14-0 before New West had a chance to run a single play. The Hyacks fumbled the opening kickoff and West Van recovered in great ﬁeld position. Franklin made them pay right away, rushing 27 yards for a score on the ﬁrst snap. The Highlanders then recovered an onside kick and drove for their second score, a 19-yard pass from Franklin to star receiver Blake Whiteley. From there the rout was on. Whiteley ended the day with six catches for 90 yards and three touchdowns while being double-teamed NEWS photo Paul McGrath for much of the game. The attention focused on Whiteley WEST Vancouver quarterback Johnny Franklin hands off during a game earlier this and Franklin opened up space season. Franklin exploded for six passing touchdowns and two rushing scores for receiver Bobby Butchofsky during a virtuoso performance that put the Highlanders into the playoffs. who had a big game, catching eight passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns while also Grade 12 linebacker James Oswald who led the team with eight tackles and a sack. Oswald also played a huge part in preparing scoring another major on the ground. “He had a monster game for us — he played awesome,” said the Highlanders to face New West’s tricky single wing offence. “He was calling the defences, knew the plays,” said Anderson. Anderson. “That was really a breakout game for him and for us hopefully it means if teams want to continue to double team “He was running ﬁlm meetings (the week before the game). He Blake, they’re going to have to contend with some of our other really is an unsung hero on this team and one of the major reasons receivers. . . . The huge advantage of having Blake Whiteley is we got to the playoffs.” The Highlanders were back on the ﬁeld last Friday for the he really does draw a double team. We put him to one side of the ﬁeld and had three to four receivers on the other side of the ﬁeld. ﬁnal game of the regular season but, with a playoff spot already When you cover one guy with two guys, somebody is going to wrapped up, came up short in a 40-27 loss to STM, who clinched top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 5-1 regular season end up being open.” The Highlanders got a standout performance on defence from record. The Highlanders ﬁnished at 2-4, good enough for third spot in the Western Conference. They’ll meet Kelowna’s Rutland secondary, third-place ﬁnishers from the Okanagan Conference, to open the playoffs Saturday at 3 p.m. at BC Place Stadium. It’s a big turnaround for the Highlanders who have not made the playoffs since 2007. The team folded halfway through the year in 2010 due to lack of numbers. They came back in 2011 but missed the playoffs following a 1-4 season. The resurgence is a testament to the work the players have done during a difﬁcult time, said Anderson. “They’ve put in a lot of hard work and now they’ve seen some payoff to it which is only going to help our program going forward,” he said. “To try to convince kids to work hard with no playoffs in the past has been very difﬁcult. But now they’ve seen that they can get there and hopefully we can come away with a win or two in the playoffs and see what happens.” The season is already a success — one of the team’s main goals was to make it to BC Place for a playoff game. “That’ll just be the culmination of three to four years since I’ve been here of these kids working hard towards improving their game, not just within the season but also in the offseason and showing that that work ultimately pays off and takes them to the goals that they set out at the beginning of the year.” Now that they’ve made the playoffs, however, the Highlanders will once again hold nothing back in going for wins, said Anderson. “(We’ll) let Blake do what he does, let Johnny do what he does, and really rely on a solid defensive core,” he said. “We’ll pull out every play that we have in the playbook to try and pull off a win.”
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Dukes bounce back from tough 2011 season
From page 45
season when the Dukes went 0-4 in league play to ﬁnish in last place. Most of the players from last year’s squad are back this year. “They played games close (last year) but it ended up games would get away from them and their youth kind of showed,” said Schuman. “They’ve played a lot of football so it’s nice to see them get a chance at having a positive season and getting some wins after putting all that time in. And it’s always fun to get even with the teams that beat ya’ the year before. That’s high school football.” The Dukes will travel to Victoria on Friday to take on Belmont secondary, the second place team in the Southern Conference. The two teams met once before in the preseason with Windsor scoring a 48-20 win at home Sept. 14. The Dukes are hoping for a repeat performance, counting on the fact that they’ve made a lot of improvements since that win. “I feel good about where we’re at,” said Marshall. “I feel like the team is coming together at the most important time.” Game time Friday is 3 p.m. at Goudy Field. Carson Graham also made it into the postseason, ﬁnishing fourth in the Western Conference with a 3-3 record. The Eagles will face Southern Conference champs South Delta Friday at 5:30 p.m. at BC Place.
Jones and Hamilton join team Canada for rugby tour
WEST Vancouver’s Harry Jones and Ryan Hamilton will join the Canadian senior men’s national rugby team for the inaugural International Rugby Series beginning this week in Wales.
The tour begins with a match against Samoa Friday followed by a Nov. 17 showdown against Russia. Both of those matches will be played at Parc Eirias in Colwyn Bay. The ﬁnal ﬁxture will see the Canadian squad take on the NZ Maori at Ifﬂey Road, the home of the Oxford University Rugby Football Club. “Samoa is going to be a tough
challenge as always, being ranked 10th in the world, and Russia is an always improving program,” said head coach Kieran Crowley in a Rugby Canada release. “The NZ Maori will be a big test for our team, as they are a team that has a proud record of results.” Canada’s matches against Samoa and Russia will be shown live on TSN. The action begins Friday at noon PST with Canada versus Samoa with the match also scheduled for a prime time rebroadcast at 5:30 p.m. The Russia match will be broadcast at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17. Both Jones and Hamilton are members of the North Shore’s Capilano Rugby Club. — Andy Prest
ALEXANDRA Hunter of Handsworth’s senior girls volleyball team makes a pass in a premier league playoff semiﬁnal against St. Thomas Aquinas Monday at Argyle. Handsworth knocked off STA 3-2 to book a spot in the ﬁnal where they’ll meet the Argyle Pipers who breezed into the ﬁnal with a 3-0 win over West Vancouver. Argyle and Handsworth will play in the ﬁnal tonight at Argyle starting at 7:30 p.m. Visit the Photo Galleries section at nsnews.com for more volleyball pics.
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It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father, poppa, brother, uncle and friend – Bert Buxton. He passed away suddenly while visiting family in England on October 5, 2012 . He was born in Cumberland, B.C. September 15, 1940. He spent most of his life in Vancouver, living his last 41 years in North Vancouver where he raised his family. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years, Judy, son David, daughter Lesli (Brad), grandchildren Ryan, Kelcey, Brittany and Mahri; brothers, Raymond, Ernie (June), Wayne (Teri) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, father and brother Bob. He was part of the Jaycees for many years and worked for Finning Tractor for 35 years. Following his wishes there will be no service. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to a charity of your choice in his name. GREENFIELD, Gladys May Elizabeth Sep 11, 1917 - Oct 18, 2012 Sadly, Gladys has passed away, aged 95, in Duncan, B.C. She was a devoted wife to Vernon for 62 years, and the loving, and much loved, mother of Brenda and Ron and their families. Gladys and Vern loved their home and garden in Dollarton for 50 years. Shortly after Vern’s death, Gladys moved to Duncan to enjoy the care and company of Ron and his wife, Sandi, and her Granddaughter, Tiffiny and her husband, Ron. Loved ones we’ve lost don’t fade away, They walk beside us every day.
LE COUTEUR, Peter June 20, 1940 – Nov. 4, 2012 Peter passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on Sunday after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Penny, his sons Tim (Janna) and Alan (Jennie), and his grandson Owen. He is also survived by his two brothers, Allan and Bill (Rosie). Peter was born in Dunedin, New Zealand and grew up in Auckland. He moved to Vancouver in 1966 to earn his PhD in Geology from UBC. Over the course of his c a ree r a s a n e x pl o rat i o n geologist, he worked on every continent. He hiked, flew and sailed through some of the most remote and rugged parts of the world, living in camps, yurts and huts of every kind. He ran his own consulting practice and also cofounded a successful business processing till samples for diamond exploration in northern Canada. He loved to travel with his family, and lived for periods in New Zealand and Indonesia with them. At home he enjoyed squash and field hockey, spending time with his boys, and working on rocks with the scanning electron microscope in his home lab. He lived a full and adventurous life, and leaves us with many fond memories. We are all richer for having known him. A celebration of life will be held 10 am Saturday, November 10 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Special thanks to Dr. Paul Sugar, Melissa and the rest of the staff in the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the BC SPCA.
Of North Vancouver B.C., passed away Sunday, October 28th, 2012 at the age of 94. Predeceased by her husband Charlie July 16th, 1983. She will be dearly missed by her daughters Sheila (Al), Phyllis (Jeff), grandchildren Michelle (Adrian), Jim (Sarah), Dave (Kelly), Sharon (Nickie) and Gary, great grandchildren Chase & Cole, Graeham, Breanna, Cody and Jessica. No service at her request.
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LOGAN, Keitha Patricia
Aug.16th, 1916 - Oct. 27th, 2012
It’s with much sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Keitha Logan on Saturday, October 27th 2012 at Lions Gate Hospital. She was predeceased by her granddaughter Cynthia Drew in 1976 and her husband Alexander in 1995. “Nana B” will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Elaine Drew (George) grandson Cameron Drew (Joanne) granddaughter Kate Drew (Chris Bishop) and three great grandsons Clayton Drew and Nathan and Sasha Bishop. A funeral service will be held at First Memorial Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vanco uv e r o n T h ur s da y November 8th, 2012 at 2pm. Please join our family following the service at the home of Elaine and George. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Grieve not nor speak of me with tears, But laugh and talk of me as if I were beside you… I loved you so…
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NAHANEE, JAMES Patrick Sunrise March 17, 1925 Sunset November 2, 2012 James P. Nahanee passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of family and friends. Jimmy is survived by and will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 66 years Alfreda ‘Freda’ Nahanee (nee: Thorne); children Gerald ‘Jerry’ Richard Nahanee (Theresa), Keith Martin Nahanee Sr. (Gloria), Sheila Marie Nahanee (Gary), A. Ruth Nahanee, Scott Christopher Nahanee, Jan Mary Baker (Wilfred), Eileen Guss, Frances Jennifer Nahanee (Darren), Grace Colleen Van Tunen, Joyce Ann Okkerse (Dirk), Anthony ‘Tony’ Manuel Nahanee (CrystalLynn), Suzanne Patricia Nahanee and Faye Maureen Yelton (Darren); 35 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings Patricia Wright, Edith Hanna, E. Douglas Nahanee (Giovanna), Stephen Lloyd Nahanee (Connie), Janice Lynn Nahanee and Lorrie Cole (Robert) and many nieces, nephews loving relatives and dear friends. In 1943 James volunteered for the Canadian Army and served in England, France, Belgium and Holland. He was passionate in advocating for Native War Veterans and their home communities and received an Outstanding Service Medal for this work. He was also decorated with a Canadian Voluntary Service Medal with clasp, Civilian Medal, and Canadian Centennial Medal. Jimmy will also be remembered for his many years of work with Squamish Nation. He was a proud member of Council and Band Manager. He filled the role of Master of Ceremony for many community events entertaining with his wit and extensive knowledge of our culture and heritage. A prayer service will be on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 7:30 pm; a Funeral Service on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 10:00 am both at the held at Chief Joe Mathias Centre, 100 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, BC. On line condolences may be sent to www.squamishfunerals.com.
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WILLIAMS, Doreen Elizabeth (nee Reaburn)
Doreen passed away at Lions Gate Hospital on October 30, 2012 following a brief illness and after a long and fulfilling life. She was born in Waskada Manitoba on March 28, 1922, grew up on a farm and developed a life-long love for animals. Doreen married James (Jim) Luther Williams when she was 22, and they lived in Rosetown Saskatchewan, Moncton New Brunswick, and Toronto Ontario before settling in West Vancouver where she lived for over 50 years. Over that time she developed a great circle of friends, and enjoyed curling and social activities as a member of the Capilano Winter Club. Doreen loved her community, and volunteered for many organizations including Meals on Wheels. In recent years she enjoyed exercise classes at the West Van Recreation Centre. Doreen was an avid gardener and loved to feed and take care of animals, especially the squirrels, crows, and Blue Jays that stopped by her porch every day. But her energy was focused on raising a family of five children, and she was always proud of a family that h a d g r own t h r ou g h new generations. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and friend. Doreen is predeceased by her father Thomas Herbert Ogden Reaburn, mother Gertrude Reaburn, husband Jim, and grandson Gerry. She is survived by children Terry Williams, Lynne Sjoblom (Ron), Laurie McMurray (Bob), Susan Green (Ken), and Scott Williams (Sheryl), grandchildren MaiAnn, Knox, Cory, Chris, Jenine, Colleen, Megan, Andrew, Craig and Liane as well as seven great grandchildren. The entire family extends their gratitude to home caregivers Mulu, Zenaida, and Imelda for the love and care they provided Doreen. We also thank the nurses, doctors and staff of North Shore Hospice and Lions Gate Hospital for their care, kindness and support through Doreen’s final journey. The family will be holding a private gathering at a future date. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to an organization that helps animals.
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LOST BLACK wallet, near 16th and Lonsdale around 1-1:30 pm on Friday November 2nd. Call 604-987-0963 ★LOST COCKATIEL★ 'Holly' yellow head with yellow crown, orange around ears, light grey & white on her back. Was seen nr Upper Lonsdale. Her mate is missing her. Call as soon as you see her. 604-987-9063 LOST iPHONE 4S in case, Lynn Valley Rd/29th, Waldorf School area, Sun Nov 2. Call 604-987-3582
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Lucy, our white & ginger shorthair, lost in Cypress Park area of West Vancouver. Please call: 604-922-1884
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Missing since Monday October 1st. Abyssinian cat answers to 'Olive'. Has green collar and has been microchipped. Please call 604-926-5427 with any information.
MISSING Grey and White Short hair Female Cat. Missing since Sept. 11th, near Princess Park. White paws and stomach. Call: (604) 988-5196
FOUND A PAIR OF reading glasses on bench at 21st/Argyle in West Van. Please call to identify 604-922-2889 FOUND- LADIES glasses in case on 27th St, nr Lynn Valley Rd. Call to identify 604-988-6962 FOUND- TABLE lamp off marine drive. Call 604-987-9992 to identify. FOUND UMBRELLA, left on front porch during trick or treating on east 7th, call to identify, 604-980-5019
FOUND, CAMERA Small black digital camera on Robinsn Rd in Lynn Valley. Claim by identifying type of camera and contents of card. Call: (604) 980-1049
B/W F Havanese Dog Pebbles was found Oct 31st at 8:00 by 2 teenagers near Chamberlain. If you have her, please call us. We miss her. Jacquie (604) 418-8454 LOST CAR KEYS Ambleside around Oct 19th.TOYOTA keys with seashell. REWARD$100 email: email@example.com
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DESK AND swivel chair, solid oak, $200. Faux green leather sofa bed, $225. Baycrest sewing machine, almost new $80. Exercise bike, Energetix, like new $80. 604-926-2846 SENIOR’S SCOOTER. New, electric, below retail, Shoprider Marquis 888SLN, used less than 6x, was $4500, will sell $2000. Call for info, 604-230-3086 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 Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477
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MILITARY Medals, Nautical and Aviation Collectibles Wanted Serious Intl Collector/ Dealer pays cash for collections or single items. Since 1983 Member OMRS, OMSA, MCCC, Call: (604) 727-0137
A CLEAN DRY SPLIT Maple, birch, alder. Guar lowest prices. David 604-926-0014 24H
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LOG HAUL Contractors Wanted. Contractor Log Trucks & Drivers wanted immediately to haul into Spray Lake Sawmills, Cochrane, Alberta. Contact Gil 403-333-5355 or Rob 403-851-3388. Email: woodlands@ spraylakesawmills.com
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Some great kids aged 12 to 18 who need a stable, caring home for a few months. Are you looking for the opportunity to do meaningful, fulﬁlling work? PLEA Community Services is looking for qualiﬁed applicants who can provide care for youth in their home on a full-time basis or on weekends for respite. Training, support and remuneration are provided. Funding is available for modiﬁcations to better equip your home. A child at risk is waiting for an open door. Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.ca firstname.lastname@example.org
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From advertising executive or banker to x-ray technician or zookeeper,you'll ﬁnd it in the Employment Section.
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FAX MACHINE, Brother Intellifax 770 & HP printer S335. Both working order. Free you pick-up 604-980-1495
4530 4 P/B European, German Shepherd puppies, CKC+shots Classic colors/lrg parents. ready in 3 weeks $1000. 604-538-4883
FREE CEDAR firewood, pickup, North Van 604-980-5897
KENMORE top load washer; GE 4 cycle dryer. Phone Leslie (604) 987-3407 XMAS TREE & ornaments. Free you pick-up. 604-988-1963
CKC CHOCOLATE lab 2 puppies ready Nov 3rd. Exc pets. 1st shots included, $1000. 604-454-8643
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MINI DACHSHUNDS wired haired, DOB Aug 1. Vet ✔. Family raised. $800. 778-388-1057
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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
MANDARIN TEACHER Bodwell High School and Academy needs p/t BC qualified teacher of Mandarin for a .66 fte term position for January to April 2013.The teaching load may include any of Beg. Mandarin 10/11, Mandarin 11, Adv. Pl. Mandarin. Email resume to Principal at email@example.com before Nov 15, 2012.
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Fall is local apple season and presents a good opportunity to work with your kids in the kitchen. Here is a recipe that looks amazingly like a caramel apple but is really a cupcake.
Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Ingredients: 1 yellow cake mix, 1 apple (peeled, cored and chopped into small chunks), 2 340 gram bags of caramels, 10 wooden sticks, 10 paper cupcake liners (save for serving), decorations for caramel apples. Procedure: Grease 10 cups of a cupcake pan, prepare yellow cake according to directions, stir in chopped apples, divide evenly amongst the ten cups of the pan, bake according to instructions. Remove cupcakes from pan and place on a cooling rack. Melt caramels in a double boiler. Carefully dip cupcakes into caramel sauce until coated, letting the excess drip off and then press the tops into small plates of the decorations of your choice. Flatten paper liners and place one completed cupcake on each. Insert a wooden stick into each cupcake. Information provided by: North Shore Child Care Resource Program, a service of North Shore Community Resources Society: 604-985-7138
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West Vancouver Community Centre and the Seniors’ Activity Centre 2121 Marine Drive | Free admission
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KITTENS! Tsawwassen Animal Hospital has kittens! They are approx.12wks old.604-943-9385
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TOP KNOT FIREWOOD est 1981 Dry Alder, Birch & Maple. Pick up or delivered. Rod 604-985-7193
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singer electric new sewing mach $200, canvas extend chairs $50, mens new suits $150 604-985-1968
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Arabic port new typewriter $175,
SONY LAPTOP, 2.5 years old, $350 obo, 604-986-5755
TABLE, SOLID pine picnic style, bench, 4 chairs $350. Maple Rocker $50, Antique pine hutch $900, 604-729-4043
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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND OTHERS
NOTICE is given that creditors and others having claims against the Estate of JANET MARY WRIGHT, also known as Janet Wright and Janet M. Wright, deceased formerly residing at 404-1480 Duchess Avenue, West Vancouver, BC V7T 2W2 who died on September 9, 2012 at Vancouver, British Columbia are hereby notified pursuant to section 38 of the Trustee Act (British Columbia) that particulars of their claims should be sent to BMO Trust Company, Executor of the Will of the deceased at 9th Floor, 595 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V7X 1L7 attention Ms. Theresa MacKinnon before December 15, 2012 after which date the Executor will distribute the estate among the parties entitled to it having regard only to the claims of which they have notice. BMO TRUST COMPANY, Executor of the Will of Janet Mary Wright
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NICOMECKL RIVER hiking trails nr this1279sf 2br 1.5ba tnhouse w/pool, $224,900 778-240-3699 see uSELLaHOME.com id5512
RENO’D 770SF 1 BR 2nd fl with new appls insuite laundry, pets kids ok $171,500 604-530-6247 see uSELLaHOME.com id5584
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GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593
NEWTON HUGE 2017sf 3 or 4 br 2.5ba tnhouse w/double sxs garage $393,000 778-218-0389 see uSELLaHOME.com id5320
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
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
INLET & Mtn views, reno’d 928sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry rentals ok $228,500 604-936-7547 see uSELLaHOME.com id4642
GENTLEMEN! Attractive discreet European lady is available for company. 604 451-0175
Need help with your Home Renovation? Find it in the Classiﬁeds!
LARGE 2200SF 3br 2.5ba reno’d 3 lvl tnhse w/unique loft on 3rd floor, $269,900 604-799-0213 see uSELLaHOME.com id5578
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
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
★ WE BUY HOMES ★ Damaged Homes! Pretty Homes! Any Condition! No Fees! No Risk! Quick Cash! Convenient! Private! (604)- 626-9647 www.webuyhomesbc.com
FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com
$10K BELOW assessment, 2br+ Den or 3br, 2ba 1083sf condo, Nr SFU $339,900 604-866-7326 see uSELLaHOME.com id5557
OFFERED AT assessed value 1000sf 3br 2ba home on huge 10,000sf lot $414K 778-859-0717 see uSELLaHOME.com id4272
RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
Ladner/ South Delta
604-435-5555 / 604-786-4663
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
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.
AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
EAST, STUNNING Mt Baker view 2850 sf 5br 3ba bungalow, mn flr Master, $454,900 250-656-0549 see uSELLaHOME.com id5456
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
S. Surrey/ White Rock 2BDRM/1.5BTH INVESTMENT Property in Lower Lonsdale. 862sq ft w/ 800sq ft patio. $289,000. Call: (604) 961-4349
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
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
❏WE BUY HOMES❏
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
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
Any Price, Any Location Any Condition. No Fees! No Risk!
STEVESTON VERY large 1284 sf 2br 2ba top fl condo amazing mtn views, $455K 604-618-8362 see uSELLaHOME.com id5376
Houses - Sale
(by McKay) parking at rear
IMMACULATE 984SF 2br condo insuite laundry, mountain view 40+ bldg $95,300 604-703-3839 see uSELLaHOME.com id5543
NEWTON UPDATED 1007sf 2br ground lvl, private entry, insuite laundry, $196,900 604-592-2991 see uSELLaHOME.com id5598
1050 Marine Dr. North Van.
1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367
3225 CAPILANO Cres. North Van.
LUXURY MASSAGE 778-340-2778 1053 Marine Dr, North Van
WALNUT GROVE $435,000. TOWNHOME, End Unit Private Greenbelt Lot 2000 Sq.Ft. 3Bed 3.5 Bath To View 604-838-5958
Houses - Sale
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
For Sale by Owner
IMMACULATE 2446SF 4br 4ba t/h. Incredible view, huge master br $414,900, 604-466-3175 see uSELLaHOME.com id5226
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
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
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
The Art of Asian Bodycare 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van
7010 Personals Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm
HUGE 1200SF 2br 2ba condo Kids, pets ok, 2nd fl with own side yard $285K 604-818-6080 see uSELLaHOME.com id5471
For Sale by Owner
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
CHILLIWACK LK 1250sf rancher w/guest cabin, .5 ac lot, 2km to lake, pool $360K 604-824-5687 see uSELLaHOME.com id5561
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
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
Dreaming of a New Home?
Check the Real estate section.
To advertise call 604-630-3300
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REAL ESTATE 6020
Houses - Sale
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
Houses - Sale
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $819,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
Houses - Sale
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
Lots & Acreage
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
Port Moody FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
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
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617 HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562
CEDAR HILLS 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $549K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
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
GREEN TIMBERS beautifully updated 3100sf 5br 3.5ba, suite 8400sf lot $575K 604-340-1551 see uSELLaHOME.com id5631
GUILDFORD 1900SF 3br 2ba w/basement suite on huge 8640 sf lot, $489,000 604-613-1553 see uSELLaHOME.com id5608
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
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
SOLD! INVESTMENT PPTY 2800sf 6br 4ba w/2 suites, rent $2,650.5ac lot, $485,000 604-809-1177 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5205
CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5612
108 - 185 FORESTER ROAD. N. Van. Prime office/light industrial, highly visible, facing DOLLARTON HIGHWAY, 820SF, 604-984-0836
NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
ABBOTSFORD 1100SF 2br 2ba double wide, must be moved off site $20K OBO 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
Lots & Acreage
CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
You Want It We’ve Got It
Find Whatever You’re Looking for in the Classiﬁeds.
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $649,900 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
Check Out Our Website: GUILDFORD MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,270,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
vancourier.com nsnews.com http://classiﬁed.van.net cont. on next page
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS cont. from previous page
Real Estate Investment
Out Of Town Property
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
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
CRANBROOK 2060SF 4br 3ba reno’d home w/side suite on 2 lots $239,900 778-887-4530 see uSELLaHOME.com id5304
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
INTERNATIONAL PLAZA 1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER
Bach from $845 1 Bdrm from $1105 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
2 BR, $1215, Dec 1, nr Hospital & Safeway, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 1 yr lease 150 E. 11th. 604-987-4922
1 BR, 18 & Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes, balc, elevator, ns, np, $960, Dec 1st, 604-220-6817
Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD! * 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:
Robert & Nancy Chaney, (for sale by owners) 9418 Marshall Rd, Bow, WA
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
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
1 BR, 2 BR’s, view, avail Now. 1 year lse, 125 West 19th, N/S, No Pets, coin w/d, 778-554-0537 1 BR $900, south balcony, new hardwood floors, heat/hotwater, N/S N/P, 604-904-9507 1 BR adult oriented bldg, patio, pool, prkg, heat, cbl Upr Lonsdale np, $900/mo, 604-987-8814
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 CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
1 BR AVAILABLE. Move-in allowance, Rent start $1200, well maintained building. To view call 604-985-4272
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
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
2 BR exceptional top flr ste in quiet well kept bldg. extra lrg west facing private balcony across entire apt. 1.5 bath, suits exec couplem ns np, 1240 St, Georges, $1450 604-317-8811
Bright 1 BR $950, incl ht/hw prkg, hw flrs, balc, quiet bldg, E 21st, avail Dec 1st, np, 604-990-4088 CENTRAL LONSDALE 1 BR patio, d/w, Immed, cat ok $1050. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net 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 Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $770 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, Dec 1, 604-202-3458
1 BR, Woodcroft, reno’d, ocean view, $1155, incld utils, gym & pool, ns, np, NOW, 604-925-6290
LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, hardwood, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1150. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
1BR $860 16/St George, large, incld heat & hotwater, nr bus/ shops, no pets, ns, 778-889-4719
2 BR + den, 2 bath, View: Ocean/ dtown, 13/Londsdale, gym, Dec 1, $2300 + util, 604-837-4726 2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1450 604-921-4384 2 BR large, bright, $1200, Dec 1st, h/w floors, heat, howater, storage, N/P, 215 E 12th 604-971-2456
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 3 BR, avail Dec 1st, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
West Van Apt. Rentals
1775 Bellevue Avenue HOLLYBURN PLAZA
2 BR suites available 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.
★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR 3rd (Top) flr, South view, Immed/Dec 1, $960. Carpets, drapes, heat, hotwater, gated prkg avail, no dogs 604-986-7745
1 BR, top flr 3rd & Mahon, n/s, n/p, $985 incl heat/hw/ 1 prkg, lease 604-985-1930
1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, Dec 1st refs req’d. 604-960-0452
2BR $1060, Avail Dec 1st. Heat incl’d, quiet, gated prkg. n/p, view, walk to seabus. 1 year lease 163 West 5th. 604-980-7501
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
1 BR suite 12th/St Georges, just reno’d, priv ent, ns/np, $975 inc heat & hot water, 604-988-4692
2 bdrm $1150 , hardwood, heat/ h/w, Mile E of 2nd Narrows. n/p, refs, Now, 778-320-1554
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491
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 Dec 1, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar 145 West Keith Road. Studios & 2 BR (Immed & Dec 1) Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net Luxury Over The Seawall! 1 BR & 2 BR pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287
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 & Dec 1) & 2 BR (Avail Now & Dec 1), Mnt/ Ocean views, incl. heat & h/w. Tennis courts, indoor pool, saunas, exercise & games rooms. Walk to beach & shops. Small pet ok. 604-922-8443
Real Estate Investment
Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
*some conditions apply
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
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4 BR + den, 3 bth, Grand Blvd (N Van). Furnished 6 yrs old house 4000 sq ft, gourmet kitchen, close to schools, parks & shopping. Avail now $4900. 778-322-1688
A SHORT STAY North Shore & Kitsilano 1 & 2 br + p/house. Renos, families, execs 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com
Houses - Rent
2 LVL attractive Calverhall view home, 7 appl, h/wood, lrg kitchen up small down, sunroom, rec room 2-3 br up, 1 down, 2 fp, pet OK, ns, $2500/mth 604-929-6849
2BDRM/1BTH 3276 St. Pauls Ave. Incredible view of city & ocean. Small Pets OK $2,250/ Mo. Call: (604) 614-8469 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 3 BR + DEN, contemporary, 2 bath, 5 appls, gas f/p, new reno, nr schools/shops, Seymour area, np ns, Dec 1. $2200. Ref’s 604-220-0595 4 BDRM, 2 bath, 180' VIEW, quiet St, Dundarave, avail Dec 1st, $2950/mnth 604-926-9394
PARK TERRACE 1766 Duchess Ave. 2 bdrm - hardwood fl d/w. $1435/mth, no pets. Dec 1st. Call for appt. 604-926-3493
Caufeild View, 2000sf open plan, 2 BR +den, 1.5 bath, updated, clean, quiet, Dec 1, ns, pet negot. $2700+utils, 604-926-3630
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.)
The Pink Palace on the Seawall
2 Bdrm & 3 Bdrm
Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
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 15. 604-986-6531 HORSESHOE BAY, 2 BR Rancher, avail Dec 1st, $2150 + utils, sunny deck, new kitch/appls, Pets ok, Robert 604-377-8762
150sf - 600sf Prime Office Space Avail for Lease. Excellent Rates! Call Jeff or Ross 604-980-3003
HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com
TOP OF Delbrook, N Van, male/ female to share deluxe furn home, w/d, d/w, ph, cable, wifi. Suits work person or student. $600 incl. George 604-988-7820
1 BR, ensuite bth, spacious home n/s female. Furn/unfurn, internet, w/d, $595 incl. 604-329-7449 1 ROOM avail Central Lonsdale, furnished, female only, student, $550 incl utils 604-982-0256
1 BR, 1 bath, detached waterfront ste, Deep Cove, 650sf, lrg deck, NS, small pet ok, $1200 incl utils, ldry, avail Now, 604-929-1964 1 BR + den glvl ste, Ambleside, Brand New, 9ft ceilings, SS appls, inste wd, $1500 incls utils, NS/ NP, avail Now, 604-725-1476 1 BR fully reno’d garden bsmt ste, with priv yrd, Blueridge, bus rte, avail Now, $875 + 1/3 util, ns/np, 1 yr lse, shd w/d, 604-307-6042 1 BR grnd lvl, patio, Central Lonsdale, inste w/d, suits 1, ns/ np, $825 un furn $975 full furn. 604-341-7803 1 BR & office, garden lvl, bright south exp. Sentinel Hill, ns, np, suit 1, $1250 incl, 604-925-1250 2 BDRM g/l, 5 min wlk to Cap Univ, new appl, lam flrs, own w/d, no pets, $1480 incl all utils. Avail Now. 604-649-0462 2 BR, 2 bath, garden level, quiet, new reno, appls, own w/d. $1600 incls utils, cable & internet. Delbrook/Queens, n/s 604-985-8666 2 BR bright ground level, fp, dw, share wd, Lynn Valley, new paint clean, Dec 15 or Jan 1. 778-846-0070 2 BR bsmt suite above ground, 1100sf, own wd, fp, Dollarton area, cov’d prkg, ns, $1300, Dec 1st. 604-728-6962 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 2 BR large bright, Mt Seymour Prkwy, $1300 + 40% utils, ns np, Nov 15. 604-929-4104 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 3 BR, top floor, large living room kitchen, dining rm, 2 bath, 6 appl. 1/2 garage, big back yrd, Grnd Blvd nr schools/hospital, ns, np, $2200+utils. Now 604-985-4263 4 BR + den, 2.5 ba upr ste, Lower Cap, 6 appls, gas fp, 2500sf, $2800 + utils, Now, 604-773-6672 BRITISH PROPERTIES, nr Sentinel school, city/ocean view, new 2 bdrm, garage, south facing, 5 appl, np $2300/m. 604-626-2424 WEST VAN, central, clean, ns/np, furn or unfurn, bachelor, from $895 ref 604-926-6388
Sell it in the Classiﬁeds!
2 BR large, nr Edgemont, 1.5 bth, 5 appls, deck by stream, fp, nr bus, ns, no dogs 604-922-9400
2 BR/3BR Avail. Move-in allowance. 5 appls., 1 bath, variable lease term. NP/NS. Rent starts at $1475/mo. Call, 604-986-0511
1 BR, bright, gas f/p, modern, fully eq. upper Lonsdale, on bus, lovely, suits couple/sngl, $1100, Jan 1, 2013. ns np, 604-230-2970
1 BDRM g/l ste, Lynn Valley, nr bus, schl, shops, ns np, utils incl, $850 Avail Nov 15. 604-988-6989
8 BR, 5 ensuite, new executive, upper Londsdale, 4600sf, 2 F/P, double garage, $4000, 604-716-2256
6522 One low price includes: one newspaper ad in 2 markets + one online ad on 12 websites until sold*.
4 BR, 4 bth, Dundarave (W Van) new furnished 3 yr old house, panoramic VIEW, sound system, near schools, shops & seawalk. $5900. Avail now 778-332-1688
PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bdrm, dw, n/p, n/s avail Dec 1st. By appt. 604-921-7800
3 BR, 2 ba, Westview area, furnished, hardwood Dec 15, nr school, $2700. 604-980-0078
4 BDRM, 2 baths, rec room, hardwood, SS kitchen West Van, Dec 1, $3300/m. 604-925-1728
935 Marine Drive
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
1 BR ste + nook, furnished, new laminate, paint, equip kitchen, priv ent on main lvl, w/d, hydro, great patio, some view, East 2nd, $1200, 604-990-0981
PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bach, ocean views, dw, n/p, n/s avail now. By appt. 604-921-7800
PALM SPRINGS Vacation Home 55+ Gated Park, $119K, 1800sf, BR 2.5 BA. Call 604-737-7756
Rooms/Suites/Apartments Daily/Weekly/Monthly Rates. N/S grandmanor.ca 604-988-6082
Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
Wanted To Rent
Prof seeking small apt on North Shore for wkday use. Prefer wlk out bsmt with kitch in priv home. Pref area: Mnt Hwy, winter home sit also considered. Max rent: $700/mo inclusive, 604-536-4706 WANTED 2 BR, long term, reasonable rent, prefer covered prkg, N Van, quiet n/s 604-984-2847
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Nav, DVD, loaded. Stk 950970
AWD, fully loaded. STK 950850
1976 THUNDERBIRD, 1 owner, no accidents, serious inquiries. only. Call 604-465-7997 1993 PLYMOUTH Sundance 126 K, 4 dr, w/hatch, 2.2L, $2000 obo. Great 1st car 604-809-6353
2006 Volvo XC70 Automatic 134 K, Local $15,900. Contact Rod @ 604-833-6931
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $4500. Don 604-988-0170
2006 BMW X3 2.5i Auto, 117,000 kms, AWD, Premium Pkg, $17,000 negotiable, Phone 604-760-3390
Loaded, only 73,000kms. STK 245121
Collectibles & Classics
1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397
1997 BUICK Skylark GS, 170,000 km, no accid, clean, runs great, $1500 604-924-2608
2011 LEXUS IS350c V6 Convertible; NAVI; demo; Bal 6-yr 110,000kms Lexus Warranty; Park Assist; Lease or Buy! $46,888. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 firstname.lastname@example.org
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235.
12 CHEVY CAMARO SS RS CONVERTIBLE
11 LINCOLN MKS
Auto, loaded. STK 951240
AWD, leather, nav, sunroof, only 30,000kms. Stk 950690.
1964 FORD Falcon 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, restored, $6,900. 'C plated'. Call 604-585-2397
1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993
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.
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
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
1998 FORD F150, 4x4, auto, Triton V8, 4.6L, silver, trailer tow pack, 6 ft box, aircared. $3650. 604-255-5453
2007 FORD ESCAPE, V6 XLT 4WD 3L, 64k, Exc.Cond. $12,900 obo. Must sell! 604-522-6877
Sports & Imports
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
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012 1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526
2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136 2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
No Wheels, No Problem
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
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
2001 CORVETTE Z06 black on black, absolute mint cond, 55k. Must sell! $32,000. 604-574-7629
2004 Jaguar X-Type Automatic 93,500 kms Excellent condition. $10,500 Call: (604) 786-0941 email: email@example.com
4x4, leather, 9 pass, loaded, only 17,000kms. Stk 951110
AWD, auto, a/c, pwr group, mint. Stk 950960
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
1997 JAGUAR XK8 cpe, black, blk lther int, 84,000 ks, full load, all records, DB7 rims, sport pckg $9900 firm. 778-889-6557
1997 VOLVO 850 GLT Wagon; new T-belt; auto; leather; $3850. Room for dog & Comfortable; fold-flat seats! 1-yr Warranty Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
09 DODGE JOURNEY SE
11 CADILLAC DTS
Navigation, sunroof, leather, only 29,000kms. Stk 951160
Loaded, only 57,000kms. STK 868022
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1991 TOYOTA 'Diesel' Hi-Ace 4wheel Drive Travel Van; RHS; Go Anywhere! Fold-flat sofa-bed seating; 1-yr Warranty! $6,450. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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
2005 XTERRA 79,000 kms 5speed, 4wd, new tires & brakes, exc cond, drk grey, all receipts, detailed, $16,500 604-761-7507
09 HYUNDAI ACCENT
4x4, loaded, only 14,000kms. Stk 951230.
4dr, auto, CD, only 44,000kms. Stk 878332
11 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB
08 NISSAN ROGUE
10 CHEV AVEO
11 CHEVY AVALANCHE LTZ
4x4, diesel, loaded STK 950830
5spd, one owner, only 3,000kms.
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
2004 Nissan Murano SE AWD 200,000 kms, Excel Cond, Leather, Sunroof, Power seats. $9,500. 604-897-3540.
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495
AWD, auto, loaded. Stk 950950
Every option, 4x4, only 25,000kms. Stk 87278
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1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
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12 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT
1998 VOLVO S70 ’T5’ sport sedan; Luxury & Style for $4450. One Year Warranty; auto; Top Model; Leather; Sunroof! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1989 BMW 325 is, 2dr, red, 5 sp, 1 owner, 210K, gd cond, loaded, $3000 obo, 604-946-8862
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
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SCRAP CAR REMOVAL 1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191
2002 FORD F-150 'XTR' SuperCab; 4x4; New Tires; Boxcover; alloys; Top-model; $8888. One Year Warranty! 6-pass! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2003 HONDA ST1300 4-cyl ’Sport-Touring’ performance M/cycle; 1-Owner; Power Windscreen; Sale $8888. All Records! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442
AWD, leather, sunroof, loaded, only 58,000kms. Stk 951190.
2002 Nissan Frontier 4x4 auto V6, 4x4, ext. box, 291,000 km $6,500. Call Gord (604)418-5394
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094 1978 MG MGB Manual 154,000 kms Convertible sports car great condition $4,750 Call: (604) 8254939 email: email@example.com
10 CADILLAC SRX
12 GMC SIERRA SLE CREW CAB
1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525 1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566
10 NISSAN ALTIMA
1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553 1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249
STK 950750 WAS $18,995
4cyl, auto, pwr group, loaded.
1999 FORD F-150 SuperCab; V6 auto; AirCond; $4450. Lease or Buy? 6-pass; Matching Canopy; Reliable w/Warranty! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
Auto, AWD, sunroof, only 43,000kms. Stk 950222
2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283
• Manufacturer’s warranty • 30-day/2500 km no-hassle exchange privilege • 150 + point inspection • 24-hour roadside assistance 2000 MERCEDES Benz C230 ’Elegance’ luxury compact 4-cyl; leather; Sale Priced $5,888. One Year Warranty; 128KMS! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1-877-212-0735 Northshore Auto Mall, 800 Automall Dr. North Van
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Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports 2002 C240 Benz, 4dr, auto, silver/ blk leather, lady driven, 280K, excl cond, $4500. 778 893-8151
2001 HONDA Civic. Std, 4dr, 182 K, new tires, fully serviced, $4000. Call: (604) 984-8913.
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
2001 VOLVO S60 ’Sport’ 5-sp; manual; P/W; leather; One Year Warranty; Sale Priced $6,450. Power roof; Xtra set Winters! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2001 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo, auto, leather, sunroof, AC. 123,500 km $5,800. 604-729-4129
2003 BMW 320i ’Sport sedan’ 6cyl; auto; sunroof; 1-owner local car! 1-yr Warranty incl; Sale $8888. Quality & Comfort in a compact car! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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
Sports & Imports
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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, immaculate. $25,850 2005 Mercedes Benz ML350 4 Matic, 102,000 Original K’s, auto, glass roof, heated seats, alloys, new tires, well serviced, dark blue/black, immaculate. $17,850
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
To advertise call
2003 VW new Beetle Cabrio; 5-sp manual; leather; alloys; new tires; $9999. Lease or Buy? All features; One Year Warranty. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051
2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891
2004 NISSAN Maxima 'SE' Top Luxury; Sale Priced $8888. One Year Warranty; leather; sunroof; 18' alloys; V6; 1-owner! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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 BMW 52,000 Original K’s 325i Sedan, auto, alloys, glass roof, heated seats, grey/black. $14,850 2006 Toyota 78,000 Original K’s Camry 4 Cyl LE, auto, alloys, glass roof, exceptional condition. $12,850 2006 Toyota Matrix XR, only 59,000kms, 4dr, auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, new tires, shadow mica/black cloth, very clean. $12,500 2000 Honda 90,000 Original K’s Accord Coupe, V6, auto, glass roof, heated seats, new tires, immaculate. $10,850 2003 Audi A4 1.8T 76,000 Original K’s, FWD, auto, glass roof, alloys, black/black leatherette, immaculate. $10,850
2011 Nissan Versa 1.8S Hatchback, Silver, only 45,045kms, pwr group. #1175. Was $14,995
2008 Hyundai Sonata GL Grey, only 84,000kms, keyless entry, a/c. St#DG008325B. Was $ 12,995
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735
2008 LEXUS AWD luxury V6 model; IS250; NAVI & Camera; 1-owner; Bal Lexus 6-yr 110,000km Warranty! Lease or Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
Sports & Imports
2012 LEXUS RX350; demo; 6kms! NAVI; Bal Lexus 6-yr or 110,000kms Warranty! Park assist; Top-model; Sale $49,950. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866 2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
2002 SIENNA 4DR LE gray $ 8,888 #2299506 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister 2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends
2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688
2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725 2008 MAZDA 3 'Sport' hatch; 5sp; new tires; 2.3 litre; One Year Warranty; Alloys; p/w; Sale Priced $10,950. Best-Buy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
2007 HONDA Accord ’EX-L’ coupe; Top model; leather; 4-cyl; 160 HP; 5-sp; Only 83Kms! Warranty inc; $11,888. 1-Owner Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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 2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518
2007 TOYOTA Corolla 'SE' power sunroof; power windows; 70kms! power locks; keyless entry; $9999. Toyota Quality! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2007 TOYOTA Yaris; auto; power door locks; New tires; One-Year Warranty; Sale Priced $8888. Hatch style; Roomy! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
• 6-year / 120,000km transferable Powertrain warranty coverage, with options to upgrade to comprehensive extended warranty.
2009 TOYOTA Matrix; hatch; auto; PW; P-locks; Warranty; new tires; Sale Priced $10,950. Foldflat seats; Toyota Quality! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2007 Hyundai Azera Limited 2dr, silver, only 57,378kms, a/c, pwr group. Black, only 65,617kms, moonroof, leather. St#1172. Was $10,995 St#1179. Was $15,995
Sports & Imports
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
2004 Honda CRV EX-L Silver, 4WD, a/c, pwr group, leather, sunroof. #CG132976A. Was $13,995
843 West 1st St. N.Van 2012 Hyundai Sonata GL Blue, only 36,000kms, pwr group, keyless entry. St#1169. Was $19,995
Sports & Imports
2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367
2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on these cars & others call Ted
Financing & Leasing Available
2001 VW Passat 'GLX' Special car! 90kms! Every option! V6; leather; One Year Warranty; 1-owner! Special $9999. Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
• 7 days / 1000km exchange privilege • 100 point inspection • Carproof Vehicle History Report (carproof.com)
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
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
1989 19’ Bayliner Capri Blue, 2.3 litre IB Fresh water cooled Exc cond. Well maint. Lots of extras, c/w trailer . $4,695. 604-837-7564
2006 GEORGETOWN XL, 35’ 9', 3 slides, V10, 20k miles, tow car avail, $58,000 604-948-5048
24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961
2007 PROWLER 5th wheel, 32 ft, grt family rv, fibreglass, slideout, bunkbeds, air/cond, sleeps 8 $19,900. 604-824-1426 2008 ALPENLITE 31ck Ltd Edition, 3 slides, ex cond, retail $80K, ask: $49,500, obo 604-814-5071
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433
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
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,800, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478
2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179
1995 FLEETWOOD Coronado, low miles, new tires, ready for the Sun! excellent cond. $11,950 obo, Call 778-822-2475
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2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
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2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, dark green, AWD, 4dr, a/c, pwr group. #DUO35143A. Was $22,995
2004 Buick Century Dark grey, a/c, keyless entry, pwr group. #DU039152B. Was $6,995
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