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TWO men who were stopped driving away from a West Vancouver grow-op with more than eight kilograms of marijuana in their car have had their case tossed out after a judge ruled police violated their rights to get the evidence. Phat Van Tran, 50, and Huu Hung Nguyen, 43, of Vancouver were both charged with production of marijuana in connection with a grow operation raided by West Vancouver police in May of last year. Police seized more than 600 pot plants from the home at 3939 Viewridge Place, a quiet residential area. But prosecutors abruptly dropped the charges against both men recently after North Vancouver Judge Judy Gedye ruled Nov. 2 that none of the evidence connecting the See Defence page 3
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A North Vancouver jazz singer and street performer is challenging the City of North Vancouver’s noise bylaw, saying it violates her charter-guaranteed right to free expression. The showdown over Megan Regehr’s busking is now headed before a judge, as Regehr — who goes by the stage name Babe Coal — ﬁled documents in B.C. Supreme Court recently asking the court to ﬁnd the noise bylaw unenforceable. Regehr, who often performs on the sidewalk or in the civic plaza near Lonsdale Avenue and 14th Street, was handed at least six tickets this summer by the city’s bylaw staff and RCMP ofﬁcers for violating the city’s noise bylaw. Each ticket means a ﬁne of up to $200. At issue was Regehr’s use of an amp for the street
Crooner claims ‘no amp’ rule denies her freedom of expression
performances and her refusal to unplug when asked to do so by city staff. Regehr argues that as a “crooner” who whispers some of her lyrics, her songs wouldn’t be audible without the amp. Regehr says she sets the amp at between two and four watts for her public busking sessions — arguing that’s quieter than some performers without an amp. In her court documents, Regehr writes that performing her soulful jazz is “how I communicate and express myself.” Being asked to unplug takes that away, she said, and denies her freedom of expression. In the time she’s been busking, Regehr has only had one person in North Vancouver voice disapproval, said her manager
Mitch Barnes, while the vast majority of those who’ve heard her have been supportive. In July, when Regehr ﬁrst went public with her ﬁght against the bylaw, managers and staff at neighbouring businesses including Money Mart, the Eighties restaurant, Ocean Wellness and Scotiabank all praised Regehr and her music. But the city stands behind its position that not all listeners are fans — at least when they don’t have a choice about hearing the music — and that they have the right to ban use of ampliﬁers in public spaces. According to court documents ﬁled by the city’s bylaw manager, Brad McRae, between June 11 and Aug. 20 this year, the city received 22 complaints from 12 people about Regehr’s busking, saying her music could be heard in nearby homes and businesses “morning, afternoon and evening.” In the court documents, McRae said Regehr received tickets See City page 5
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - North Shore News - A3
Onni development backlash grows Defence says trafﬁc
700 oppose size of plans for Safeway site
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A group of City of North Vancouver residents, about 700 of them so far, are hoping to stay council’s hand on approving what could be the largest development in Upper Lonsdale history. City resident Linda Heese and a few other volunteers have been collecting signatures for a petition calling on council to reject a proposal from developer Onni Group for the Safeway site at 13th Street and Lonsdale Avenue. The project would see 344 residential units in two towers measuring 180 and 240 feet in height, atop a commercial podium including a new grocery store. The project goes to a public hearing and likely vote by council on Nov. 19. But in Heese’s view, the towers are too tall and dense for the neighbourhood and NEWS photo Mike Wakeﬁeld abut the sidewalks, which will “change, irrevocably” LINDA Heese and Mike McGuire collect signatures for a petition opposing Onni’s redevelopment plans for the the character of what is now a Safeway site at 13th/14th Street and Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver. A public hearing will take place at nice pedestrian street. city hall on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. “It’s too extreme and it doesn’t leave any greenspace left and the towers offering 10,000 square feet of non-proﬁt housing, depict how tall and how wide the buildings will be, are too close to the sidewalk. There’s no setback. 5,000 square feet of childcare space, a $1-million Heese suspects. Onni has offered to meet with Heese to discuss There’s no landscaping. There are no architecturally contribution to the city’s amenity fund, a connection to the Lonsdale Energy Corporation, infrastructure the proposal, but Heese said she is only meeting nice things about this design,” Heese said. Unlike the other condo towers in the upgrades to the surrounding streets and trafﬁc with them to discuss a much smaller development neighbourhood, council hasn’t made “big fuss and signals, $250,000 in public art, green building on the site. “I know what they’ve done and I see all their feathers” to make sure the Safeway site has large standards and extra commercial space. But those perks pale in comparison to how much detailed plans. I don’t need them to do a sales pitch setbacks and landscaping to improve their look for more Onni stands to make with such a dense project, to me,” she said. the passing public. Ultimately, the site ought to be redeveloped, The plan also calls for 14th Street to become the Heese said. Judging by the reaction she’s seen from people Heese said, but she would like to see a project that main entry point of the development for residents and delivery vehicles, which will bring trafﬁc chaos signing the petition, there is little public awareness is more in keeping with the ofﬁcial community plan, to a street designated as a greenway in the ofﬁcial about the size and scope of the project, something which puts a maximum building height at 180 feet. In the meantime, Heese says she will continue for which Heese blames the city and developer. community plan, said Heese. “How can we put another 20 stores in this thing, Both failed at being forthcoming about the project gathering signatures and letting people know and have (the ones here now) and not feel that with public notices and signage, Heese argued, and about the project right up until the Nov. 19 public there’s going to be a trafﬁc problem? And why are Onni’s proposal is buried in “menus and menus and hearing. “I’m hoping that if (council) hears from we going to be bringing grocery trucks and moving menus” on the city’s website. “How many people have gone onto this and have enough people in our city, that they will realize vans into a street designated as a greenway,” she gone through all of that stuff to see what the hell is how unpopular this project is and how drastically asked. There are also problems with what council seems going on here?” she said. “This has been ﬂying so it changes the character of the area, and that people really, really care,” she said. to be willing to trade the extra density for, Heese low on the radar, it’s unbelievable.” No one from Onni was available to comment on The artist’s rendering of what the site may look said. In exchange for the increase in density, Onni is like when fully developed also doesn’t accurately the proposal or petition.
Alert WV homeowner’s phone tip leads police to stolen BMW POLICE are looking for the owners of 10 rings they recovered from a stolen BMW in British Properties.
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DISTRICT of North Vancouver ﬁreﬁghters clean up after attending a two-car collision at 29th Street and Royal Avenue.
The car came to investigators’ attention early Nov. 4 when a member of the tony neighbourhood’s Block Watch program reported a “suspicious” man peering into parked cars. The resident watched the man leave the area in a BMW 325X, and passed along the licence plate number to investigators. A check revealed the car had been reported stolen in Surrey. West Vancouver police quickly locked down the area, setting up road checks on routes leading out of the Properties. The BMW soon appeared near the intersection of Ski Lift Road near Folkstone Way, where an ofﬁcer was parked in wait. Apparently trying to avoid an
encounter, the driver reportedly turned aside and crashed into a median. A man and three women emerged from the immobilized car as the ofﬁcer approached. The ofﬁcer found a number of items inside which he believed to be stolen, including 10 rings. He arrested all four suspects at the scene. Stephanie Joan McMillan, 22, from Surrey has been charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and with carrying a concealed weapon after she was allegedly found with a Taser disguised as a cellphone in her purse. No charges have been laid against the other three, but police say the investigation is still underway, and that more charges may be forthcoming. Anyone who knows anything about the origin of the conﬁscated rings is asked to contact the WVPD at 604-925-7300. — James Weldon
men to the grow show was admissible. Gedye ruled police had violated their rights during the investigation. Police were ﬁrst alerted to a suspected grow-op in the house by a tip on April 4, 2011. The tipster said nobody seemed to live in the house, but a vehicle would appear in the driveway every afternoon. In May, Tran and Nguyen were arrested driving away from the house in a vehicle that also contained more than eight kilograms of marijuana bud in plastic garbage bags. But in a voir dire, held to determine what evidence should be admitted at trial, defence lawyer Jay Solomon said police had no justiﬁable reason to stop the car with the two men as it drove away from the house the day before the raid, or to stop another vehicle driven by Tran in North Vancouver the day before that. In court, Corp. Mark Braithwaite of the West Vancouver Police Department said he stopped Tran because the driver was going more than 100 kilometres an hour in an 80 km/h zone and he had suspicions the driver might be impaired. But he acknowledged in his testimony another police ofﬁcer who had been doing surveillance on the suspected drug house had originally asked him to stop the car. Defence lawyers argued the trafﬁc stop was a ruse carried out mainly to further the grow-op investigation. Braithwaite testiﬁed after he stopped Tran for speeding, he smelled marijuana and took him back to the station. Police searched Tran and found two grams of marijuana on him. They released him, but not before one of the ofﬁcers involved in the growop investigation searched Tran’s car, ﬁnding a variety of empty plant pots and electrical equipment. Solomon argued police didn’t have proper grounds to carry out the search. Solomon added the fact the two men were seen leaving the suspected grow-op and loading three garbage bags into a vehicle the next day was also not enough reason for police to stop the pair. “People load garbage bags into vehicles all the time for a variety of reasons,” he said. They might be “taking clothes to the Sally Ann” or “taking stuff to the garbage dump,” he said. But without information gleaned from the trafﬁc stops — and the bag full of marijuana in the car — police would not have had enough evidence to get a warrant to search the house, defence lawyers said. The judge agreed, ruling evidence obtained with the ﬂawed search warrants could not be used in the trial.
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City staff say multiple complaints received In two instances, ofﬁcers who were simply driving or walking by and heard Regehr’s singing decided to issue tickets. Another time, the police responded to a public complaint about the music. Barnes said Regehr has travelled throughout North America, performing her music in public, and has found the response by the local municipality to have been the harshest. Public performances in the United States have been the most trouble-free, said Barnes. “Americans are willing to defend their freedoms,” said Barnes. “In Canada, people just don’t get it.”
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after refusing to unplug the ampliﬁer on several occasions. At the end of August, the city also sent Regehr a letter, saying staff were continuing to receive multiple complaints. McRae stated the issue wasn’t Regehr’s singing itself, but that “by amplifying her music, she was imposing her music on a wide and often involuntary audience. . . .” City staff suggested Regehr apply for a special permit that would allow her to use the amp at speciﬁc times, but she refused. “She doesn’t recognize their authority,” said Barnes this week. In her lawsuit, Regehr said she feels harassed by the city staff and RCMP who have handed her tickets.
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HISweek,Canada’smunicipalities called on Ottawa to hatch a longterm plan to ﬁx the country’s aging infrastructure. Given that the plea coincided with a $5-billion bump in this year’s federal deﬁcit projection, they — and we — are probably out of luck, but the idea shouldn’t be discarded. Reliable infrastructure is vital to any community’s well-being. Without good roads, bridges, sewers and transit systems, cities suffer economically, socially and in terms of health. Unfortunately, good infrastructure requires constant investment of a kind that has little political payoff. While a shiny new bridge or transit line may wow an electorate, few voters are inspired by the expensive and mundane business of keeping those baubles up to par. As a result, the past several decades
have seen a steady decline in the quality of infrastructure across the country, as governments at every level put off again and again all but the most urgently needed upgrades and replacements. Now, with the problem coming to a head, municipalities have sounded the alarm, begging Ottawa to commit to a 20-year plan that would see federal investment rise to $5.75 billion a year — a sum that would be attached by provinces and municipalities. Only the most ardent optimists will expect the federal government to agree to that right now, but Ottawa should seriously consider the proposal when our country ﬁnally claws its way out of the current slump. Only then will we break the cycle of neglect that is allowing our cities to crumble.
Try budgeting, not developing
Dear Editor: I want to congratulate you on publishing a great letter by Elias B. Merkins on Nov. 2, headlined Dense, Dense Revolution. The points are excellent, but I would even go one step further and ask what happens if the real estate market does not improve? On my small section of street there are eight condos for sale and now we are looking at a range of between seven and nine months that they have been sitting there. All around the North Shore the “for sale” signs are not only popping up, they are staying up. Perhaps our elected ofﬁcials are going to have to ﬁnd another way to get the amenities that communities want. For example, in the city there is a huge need for a new Harry Jerome Community Centre. Looking through the budget I am sure there are many ways savings can be made. How about freezing the wages of the 151 people making between $75,000 and just under $300,000? What about looking at some very frivolous expenditures under the Schedule of Suppliers of Goods and Services which totals $65,000,000? Do we need to spend $100,000 every summer for a handful of entertainers at the pier when there is great entertainment right next door at the quay? What’s the mentality that it would be a great idea to spend $140,000 to build an outdoor beach volleyball court? Thank you to Couns. Bell, Heywood, Clark and Bookham for putting a stop to that. As far as development is concerned, could the powers that be at city hall explain exactly what they mean by “affordable housing?” Are they thinking of the salary range of $75,000$95,000 earned by city ﬁreﬁghters or the $10-$15 an hour earned by the majority of residents in the city who work in the service/retail industries? There should be another reason to be anxious for elected ofﬁcials on the North Shore and that is the huge wave of baby
boomers, many of whom did not have union jobs and will be stuck on the combination of the old age pension of $544 plus GIS which only totals about $1,400 per month. The Liberals did introduce a wonderful program called the SAFER grant for senior renters who are struggling but the cap is on a rent of $700. Once the rent is above that amount the SAFER grant is reduced considerably. Of course the argument is that if your rent is, let’s say $1,000 a month, you should not need help, but what happens in the Lower Mainland where rents are so high? For those on disabilities it is also pretty harsh. Single people on PWD get $ 906.42 a month — $375 for shelter, and $531.42 for everything else. There may be an extra $20 for nutrition allowance, or something similar. We all have a responsibility to build a community where everyone is welcome and can live with decent shelter and food. If development is not the answer, then maybe it is time to look at those high earners on the municipal payroll. Sue Lakes Cook North Vancouver
Let’s stage our own FIPA debate
Dear Editor: If our representatives in Parliament are not to be permitted a public debate to clarify for us all the ins and outs of the CanadaChina FIPA agreement, why don’t we set up one of our own in British Columbia so that we, the people who live here, can get a handle on it? The authors of the two letters published in Sunday’s North Shore News would, I think, be worthy participants. Sheena Vennesland West Vancouver
Tankers, pipelines already provide 70% of B.C.’s gas Dear Editor: I am not sure how your reporter concluded that most attendees at the Kinder Morgan Open House were opposed to their project, but I did not receive that impression. My sense was that most were there to learn, other than a small number of “anti-oil” types. Jim Stephenson believes that oil pipelines exporting Canadian crude oil contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions with potentially “disastrous consequences.” This is over simplistic and largely untrue. This thesis assumes that if Canadians refuse to sell crude oil to (for example) China, the Chinese will not buy the commodity elsewhere. This is a ridiculous assumption; they will buy the commodity from another supplier, and the world greenhouse gas emissions will stay approximately the same. There might be slight differences in GHG emissions due to the crude’s quality or the relative cleanliness of local production and transportation practices, but these differences are generally small on a “wells to wheels” basis. It’s disappointing to see Vancouver residents unaware that tankers have run crude oil and petroleum products through Vancouver Harbour since 1915 (the start-up of Imperial’s Port Moody reﬁnery) without incident. Few know that 70 per cent of B.C.’s crude and petroleum products are imported by a combination of tankers and pipelines. All petroleum for Vancouver Island and Haida Gwai is tankered to them and many other B.C. ports. If these tankers and pipelines did not exist, we would all be walking or on bicycles, and have no way to get food and other goods to citizens. John Hunter, North Vancouver (Editor’s note: Mr. Hunter is president and CEO of his own company involved in the energy sector. He always declares this connection to us when he writes on the topic.)
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Chinese FIPA now a lose-lose proposition
“I am writing as Chair of the St’at’imc Chiefs Council to ﬁrmly express, advise and direct the Government of Canada to reject the Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement [FIPA] with China as the Government of Canada has breached its obligations to consult. . . .” Chief Garry John, Nov. 1
ADDRESSING his letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Seton Lake Indian Band Chief Garry John urged the federal government to halt ratiﬁcation of the CanadaChina investment agreement until it has “satisfactorily addressed its legal obligations to (aboriginal) Title and Rights.” In doing so, he added the voice of the St’at’imc Chiefs Council to that of Ontario chiefs and the growing clamour of other demands that the federal government outright shred its proposed Canada-China investment agreement. Kudos to Chief John; he and other First Nations stand a far better chance of being heard — by both Harper and B.C. Premier Christy Clark — than do the rest of us. The St’at’imc council also
Elizabeth James has a more accurate sense of what it takes to defend citizens’ rights in a democracy than the governments we keep returning to power. Pointing out that “both Canada and China have adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,” John cites Article 19 of that document which says, “States shall consult and co-operate in good faith” with those peoples, “in order to obtain their free, prior and informed consent before adopting and implementing legislative and administrative measures that may affect them.” Here I thought that was what Parliament was all about. Not so, according to John who might also have been speaking for you and me when he continued: “Our rights are human rights. Yet Canada repeatedly violates them.” Welcome to our world, Chief John.
Given their outright majority in Parliament, if Minister of State Gordon O’Connor whips the Conservatives into line, the result of a vote to ratify FIPA is a foregone conclusion. So why not allow the House to at least discuss it out in the open? Why “breach its obligations to consult” all of our representatives in the House? Why did FIPA drop off the government radar when Harper left for his foray in India? Could it be that Harper has a termite in the woodpile of his too-secretive negotiations with China? Is he looking for a face-saving way not to approve the deal? The answers to those questions may be more important than they appeared when I wrote my Oct. 31 column and here are some of the reasons why: Two days after that column arrived in your mailbox, Industry Minister Christian
Paradis announced that the deadline for completion of Canada’s review of stateowned CNOOC’s $15-billion attempt to purchase Alberta’s oil-sands giant Nexen Inc. had been extended to Dec. 10. Both countries agreed to Canada’s last-minute extension, but it’s doubtful China did so without considerable arm-twisting on our part — especially when the word in investment circles is that federal approval now will be contingent upon Canada tightening up the regulations that govern foreign ownership by state-owned corporations. If China refuses yet another extension should we fail to meet the Dec. 10 deadline, Canada’s only option at that point would be to reject the deal outright — an outcome many Canadians would applaud. Is that what Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has in mind? What did he learn from
his counterparts at the recent G20 meetings in Mexico City about their experience with foreign investors? Whichever way the decision goes FIPA is a loselose situation for the Harper government. Reject the deal and Chinese investors go away bearing a grudge. Ratify the deal and risk upsetting Canadian voters enough they return the Conservatives to minority status or worse. It’s not just NIMBY voters who are grumbling. According to John Ibbitson writing in the Nov. 6 Globe and Mail, a letter written by Manitoba Conservative MP James Bezan “inadvertently sent” to reporter Jill Winzoski of the Selkirk Record stated that he is “strongly opposed to [FIPA].” Citing “China’s dismal record on human rights and freedoms,” Bezan said he takes “particular exception to allowing a state-owned company from China to
. . . take over publicly traded Canadian companies.” Ibbitson noted Bezan referred to “caucus members such as me. . . .” and rightly asked, “How many” caucus members oppose the deal? By the time Harper arrives home to see that the St’at’imc Chiefs Council and members of his own cabinet and caucus have been added to the expert legal opinions of Osgoode Hall’s Prof. Gus Van Harten, he’ll be wishing he could make a few side trips on his way home to run out the clock to the Christmas break. This time at least, those of us who oppose this off-loading of Canadian sovereignty have knowledgeable and impressive voices at our backs. We should thank them for that because, as Chief John reminds us, our rights also are human rights — and we’re tired of governments that repeatedly violate them. email@example.com
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HABITAT for Humanity expanded its popular ReStore to the North Shore this past weekend.
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The store takes donations of new and used construction materials, appliances and furniture — most of which were destined for landﬁlls — and sells them at vast discounts. The proceeds go towards local Habitat for Humanity projects, including homes for low-income families, and the charity’s administrative costs. The Canadian-made concept started with Winnipeg’s Habitat chapter about 20 years ago and has spread to Habitat chapters across North America. After ﬁnding it has simply too much good stuff to ﬁt into its Burnaby and south Vancouver locations, Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver held a grand opening for its ﬁrst North Shore location at 126 Harbour Ave. on Saturday. Beyond the regular contractors and construction companies dropping off their excess materials, the stores also ﬁnd themselves taking large donations of new material from
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store. You never really know what’s going to come in. . . . We get a lot of really nice complete kitchens in. We get large appliances, lighting, ﬂoors, doors, windows,” said ReStore manager Tom Riessner. “I’ve had cofﬁns donated. I’ve had full phone booths. I’ve had vintage luggage carts from CN Rail. The weirdest thing I ever picked up was 1,000 six-foot cedar trees. We sold them all.” The store is particularly popular with do-it-yourselfers who want to get a job done but don’t have a real estate developer’s budget,
and folks who want to see their projects done in an environmentally friendly way. “Pricing is really good. That’s what people love about us. Brand new, we sell at half of retail. Used material is anywhere from 75 to 95 per cent off depending on condition and age,” Riessner said. Not only do the stores provide cheap alternatives, they are remarkably effective at keeping material out of landﬁlls, Riessner said. “On average, a store our size will divert about 500 tons per year from landﬁll, based on our sales and probably an additional 150 to 200 tons with our metal, cardboard and plastic recycling. Basically,
everything we get for donations would have gone to the garbage if not for us.” In keeping with the store’s habit of accepting strange but treasured donations, Riessner found the store’s new landlord was ﬁrst on the list in making an unexpected but affectionate, purring donation. “When he moved his ofﬁce to the back, the cat was supposed to come with him but the cat had other ideas,” Riessner said. Now, kind-natured Princess will be on hand to greet customers and keep volunteers company when she’s not napping in the store window. “The volunteers just gravitate to her when they come in the door. That’s gold for me. Volunteers really love her and so she’s become the unofﬁcial mascot of the building,” he said “She pops out four or ﬁve times a day to see what people around the store are doing and to get in the way.”
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Coun. Craig Keating Davies on the ability to respond to a spill that may happen at the Westridge terminal, similar to the one that happened in 2007, when a spill on land leaked into a sewer outﬂow and into Burrard Inlet, including some that escaped the protective boom meant to isolate spilled oil. The Western Canada Marine Response Corporation responded quickly, Davies said, and would be stationed nearby. “There was a sheen outside of the boom. There was some material outside the boom but the majority of the material was captured by the WCMRC” Davies said. The company has reported
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having 78 spills on its pipeline since 1961, some of which were smaller than the 1.5 cubic metres required to be reported, but never had a spill while loading a marine tanker ship, Davies said. There is a hypocrisy associated with the federal government’s support of oil exports at a time when other levels of government are looking for ways to reduce carbon output, Coun. Pam Bookham noted. “I can’t square the idea that we are supposed to be reducing our own energy consumption at the same time we are promoting this component of our economy. It just doesn’t make sense,” she said. Mayor Darrell Mussatto acknowledged the doubleedged sword that is being a country rich in fossil fuels. “I think the issue of expanding fossil fuels will soon be the issue of our time. “It’s quite a complex issue. On one hand, we’re dealing with the consequences of increased carbon in our atmosphere and the effects of climate change. . . . At the same time, Canada relies on exporting natural resources, some of which are coal, oil and gas, to keep our lifestyle the way we have it,” he said.
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FALLEN leaves of crimson and gold add colour to the garden during our grey autumn weather.
Resist urge to clean, preen PRACTICAL GEEK Technology writer Barry Link answers readers’ questions about cutting the cord to cable TV. page 17
Todd Major SOME people call me a lazy gardener because I don’t regularly clean and preen my garden in the fall.
A case in point: we recently had a family friend from Calgary come and stay with us for a week. Shortly after his arrival he asked me for a tour of our garden.
My collection of plants is by no means botanically rare, but I grow some cool plants and have a few extraordinary specimens like the giant gunnera in the backyard, which amazed my guest. After walking around the garden for an hour or so while enjoying some local B.C. wine, our conversation turned to garden cleanliness. My friend asked, “How on earth can you stand the mess in the garden?” I knew exactly what he meant but I pressed him to be more speciﬁc. He resisted — probably out of courtesy — but I pressed him again. He explained, “You know, all those fallen leaves, dying plants, withering summer ﬂowers and your lawn looks like someone dropped a bunch of weeds and other plants on it — like that little brown-leaved thing (Ajuga species) that’s
growing everywhere in the lawn.” I explained to him that perennials don’t die in the fall; they retract green energy from the leaf. And all of those brilliantly coloured orange, red and yellow leaves add colour to the garden during our grey fall weather. As for the lawn, I told him my wife and I like some lawn but we realize that an obsessively managed lawn deprives our children of the world’s natural resources that they will need in their future and that understanding cured our manic lawn obsession. Similar conversations probably happen in the fall between families, friends and foes discussing the appearance of their neighbours’ gardens. Am I a lazy gardener? A slacker? Maybe I just don’t care? I am not lazy and I do care but my perception and
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 604986-9360 or Heather at 604987-5382. Floral Open House: Diamond Florist will host a fundraiser Thursday, Nov. 22 at 1266 Marine Dr., North Vancouver. A portion of all sales and preorders will go to BC Children’s Hospital. Items include seasonal ﬂorals, unique gifts, wreaths, centrepieces, mini trees, poinsettias and more. There will be door prizes and refreshments from 5 to 9 p.m. Info: diamondﬂorist.ca or 604980-7050.
approach to gardening is based on natural rhythms and using low-input, high-return practices that enhance the garden’s health over the long term. For example, cutting back perennials too early in the fall deprives those plants of much needed green energy that is withdrawn from the leaves and stored in the roots during winter. Raking and scraping the garden bed’s surface down to bare soil may suit vanity’s needs and a desire to order the world around us, but ultimately, removal of all organic matter reduces soil fertility and plant health. Admittedly, the average homeowner has been conditioned by their parents and the outdated norms of 1950s society to believe that a clean garden is a healthy
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A14 - North Shore News - Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Home stagers enhance ﬁrst impressions
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creative decorations, additional comforts, and a sense of style gave birth to “glamping.” Author MaryJane Butters embraced this approach to the outdoors and came up with a delightful companion guide. More than just a nod to adding some nice curtains and cutlery, Butters provides plenty of suggestions on how to get started, ﬁrst on choosing the right trailer, trouble signs to look for in your inspection, interior renovations, and
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If so, you may want to take a look at a professional stager to help you in this process. Many homeowners today are looking to staging and redesigning companies to assist them in selling their home. The real estate market is very competitive these days and so it can be advantageous Home Ideas to have a professional edge Barb Lunter when it comes to ﬁrst impressions of your home. Professional stagers are especially useful if you have already moved out of your home and it remains an empty space. Most real estate agents will agree that a home with a “lived in” feel is much more attractive to a potential home buyer than one that feels empty and cold. If this is something that may appeal to you, here is a little of what a professional stager can offer. Staging companies typically do a “pre-staging” consultation with the homeowner and give them a bit of homework that should be done prior to the actual staging. This would include a list of speciﬁc repairs, painting, cleaning and de-cluttering of the home. If required, furniture, accessories and art will be suggested and the option of renting these items can be explored. See Service page 15
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Service starts with consultation From page 14 Once the property has been prepped, stagers will come in and do their magic. Furniture will be rearranged to best suit each room, opening up spaces. It’s possible that art will be re-hung and accessories moved to create focal points. Ideally, stagers will arrange furnishings to highlight the property’s best features and attempt to downplay the weaker aspects of the home. Typically, one to two days is all that is required and the property would be photoready for advertising. As far as pricing goes, to have a team of stagers come into your home for the day would depend on the size and scope of the project. An initial in-home consultation is the best way to get an idea of the costs and time involved. The fee for a “pre-staging” consultation starts at $100 plus HST, with the session taking about an hour to complete. It’s important for homeowners to understand that stagers will come into your home with an objective eye. One must think of staging as a part of the marketing plan for selling their property. It is not a decorator service as many
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Laundry space multi-purpose THE modern laundry room has moved far beyond the often illconsidered layouts of the past, with washer/ dryer tucked away in a poorly lit basement, to become a dynamic, contemporary space that meets a wide range of speciﬁc needs and requirements.
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In designing a laundry room, or designing any space in a home for that matter, I begin by making observations of the lifestyle of the homeowners that will be using it and then follow-up with lots and lots of questions. Detailed questions draw out the unique personalities of the homeowner and, in turn, inform the design and help shape it to be a true reﬂection of the client and their lifestyle. Are the homeowners an active family with young kids or a more sedentary couple of empty nesters? Do they like to do lots of smaller loads during the week or do they prefer doing a few larger ones on the weekend? Do they fold their clothes in the laundry room or bring it somewhere else and will they iron there? Do they need space to drip-dry clothing? Empty nesters and couples without kids typically prefer their laundry space closer to their master bedroom and their clothes. They generally don’t need a large space for folding and ironing and often only require an alcove area with a small amount of storage to meet their needs. A bump-out in a corridor with front loading washer and dryer — freeing up space for a countertop above— works great for such a scenario and when concealed with fold-away doors, is the perfect setup for efﬁciency and economy of space. With larger households comes larger laundry spaces and typically the need for a separate room. The size of this room and how it functions depends strongly on the answers to those questions I asked above. Some families see the laundry room as a multi-functional space that affords the washing and drying of
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HOMEOWNERS’ laundry rooms can vary depending on their personalities and lifestyles. clothes as well as a host of other functions. In a number of projects over the years I’ve incorporated a craft space within the laundry room, allowing the homeowners to use the space for a See Laundry page 20
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More questions from readers
MY recent series of columns about cutting the cable cord to your TV in favour of Internet-based content generated a lot of responses from readers. Last week we got to the ﬁrst batch. Here, we tackle more.
Question: I love watching the NFL, but I can’t seem to ﬁnd it online. I tried several networks and it seems like they want me to buy a package of unlimited watching for (only) $200! That’s a tad rich for just watching the odd game. Any thoughts? Barry in Vancouver Answer: My own quick search couldn’t ﬁnd anything for the NFL online either. I did ﬁnd at least one site offering “free streaming” of televised NFL games and while these might work, I wouldn’t trust sites for “free” on the Internet that isn’t directly from the copyright holder. (See last question below.) The NFL seems to be the one major professional sports league that doesn’t have apps on consoles like the Playstation or Xbox where you can actually watch live games. In contrast, the NHL,
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MLB and NBA offer apps on several platforms and devices for on demand viewing with high quality high-deﬁnition video feeds. (The CBC runs live NHL games online for free in those years when there isn’t a lockout.) The kicker of course is that you have to buy a pricey annual subscription and home games in your area are stupidly blacked out. Sports programming remains a potential stumbling block in going cable free. Question: I just read Cutting the Cord Part 1 and wanted to bring your attention to a local webpage hdtv4free.info which gives loads of info on how to make a super simple antenna and get free HDTV. We get CTV,
CBC (watched the Olympics in HD), Global, Citytv, Omni (not HD) just with a tiny antenna. You should check it out because it’s the bees knees. I’m biased since the page belongs to my boyfriend, but, truly, it is ﬁlled with great info. He gets emails from people all over the world who have hooked themselves up with one of these antennas and been blown away by the free digital signals they could pick up. I love having the option of watching local TV in real-time. I generally watch things on the PC, which is plugged into the TV, and switch to the antenna (with a click of the remote) to watch the news or So You Think You Can Dance. We stopped paying for cable TV three years ago and I can’t imagine ever going back. Alethea via email Answer: I looked at the site and am passing it on to our readers. It’s a well thought-out and helpful guide with more information and expertise about antennas than I can provide here. I like the shoebox antenna and the instructions for building it. I’m a fan of the DIY approach when it comes to consumer tech. Speaking of websites,
readers might want to check out TVFool.com and Antennaweb.org, both recommended during a recent Know How video podcast on the online TWiT network. The Canadianbased Digitalhome.ca also has an active forum on getting free HDTV with over-the-air reception.
Question: When are you going to explore the dark side and write about illegal means of getting TV and movies from the Internet? Newsroom colleague Answer: Not any time soon. Downloading copyrighted material without paying through ﬁlesharing methods such as BitTorrent is likely illegal in Canada, despite some greyness in the legality of downloading music ﬁles the same way due to prior court decisions. I’m not completely opposed to ﬁlesharing — there are interesting libertarian/ anarchist arguments in support of it, and I’m not saying I’ve never done it. But I want the people who create the television and movies I enjoy to make a living and want to encourage the proliferation of paid models of distribution. For now, See Beware page 19
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There is an application to develop a new 3 Unit Residential development on this site. The application proposes a Duplex plus an Inﬁll unit that will each be two stories above plus a cellar. Each unit would include a roof top deck. Parking for 4 vehicles is proposed and would be accessible from the lane. You are invited to view and comment on the plans of this proposed project. An open house will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at: St. Andrew’s Church Hall 1044 St. George’s Avenue, North Vancouver Applicant Contact: Bill Curtis 604-986-4550 N. Van. City Contact: Wendy Tse 604-982-3942
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always next to goodness. And one person’s perception does not mean that you are lazy if you leave fallen leaves in the garden. This fall as you clean up the garden, try these simple techniques to improve your garden’s health. Let fallen leaves lie; if you cannot, then replace those leaves with fresh, attractive mulch that will appease your perception and feed the soil and plants. Allow your perennials to retract green energy until your eyes hurt and your mind rings with the guilt of not cleaning them up. Leave some dead ﬂower heads in the garden to feed birds and insects over winter. Take care of the lawn as you would a bank account. Don’t spend too much of our resource capital, leave some for our
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number of other activities such as model building, sewing, gift wrapping, painting, and the like, activities well suited to a room with lots of counter space and lots of storage. Other households, often the active ones, prefer to incorporate their laundry space with their mudroom. This can be a very successful arrangement allowing the users to dump their clothing directly into the wash without having to traipse
through the house to ﬁnd the washing machine. In such an arrangement I will typically provide space to hangdry athletic gear and I may suggest the addition of a shower as well. A less common but still popular trend is having the laundry facility as part of the kitchen area. In such an arrangement I typically like to make a clear differentiation between the two functions even if their physical relationship is close. An alcove area adjacent to the kitchen with a capacity to be closed off is the ideal setup. The
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FLORISTS Stacie Pilot (left), Karin Layton and Ineke and Kelly Milligan invite women on the North Shore to Dykhof Nurseries and Florists’ sixth annual Ladies Extravaganza, Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 460 Mountain Hwy., North Vancouver. The event will feature the Vancouver Hall of Flame calendar ﬁreﬁghters, live entertainment and refreshments. Ticket proceeds will go to Vancouver Fireﬁghters Charitable Society. Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
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Board of Education Community Meetings regarding potential future use of Ridgeway Annex & Plymouth Schools
Following its recent request for proposals, the North Vancouver Board of Education is hosting two community meetings regarding potential future use of Ridgeway Annex and Plymouth Schools. Proponents will present a summary of their proposals and answer questions from trustees. The public will also have the opportunity to ask questions and provide input. Everyone is invited to attend and learn more about these possibilities.
RIDGEWAY ANNEX MEETING
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 7 pm Ridgeway Annex 450 East 5th Street
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Find creative solutions to help child face fears YOUR happy-go-lucky toddler has suddenly decided that monsters live under his bed. As a result, trying to get him to settle down at night has become a real challenge.
Irrational fears are a normal stage of toddler development. Toddlers have a vivid imagination and have difﬁculty distinguishing fact from ﬁction. They can also remember past episodes that were scary. So it can take very little for them to overreact to all manner of things. Often these fears include animals, particularly dogs, monsters, the dark or getting lost. It’s important that you not belittle these fears. They may seem silly and pointless but they are very real to your child. Look for children’s books about your child’s fears. You can often ﬁnd reassuring books about a child who handled the monsters under her bed or her fear of the dark. These books let her know that she’s not the only child with the fear, and that with help and support from you, she can conquer it. If she has a more unusual fear you may need to either ﬁnd a more generic story about fear in general or make up a story. You can also encourage him to work through his fear through art or dramatic play. He can draw the monster and then draw himself chasing it away. Or he can act out a victory over his particular fear. Doing something concrete
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in this fashion works well for many kids. Night lights or glow-inthe-dark stickers provide enough light to allow kids to look around and see there are no monsters present. Or the light can simply comfort a child who does not like the darkness. Parents have come up with myriad ways to help fearful toddlers settle at night. Here are a few nifty ideas to get your creative juices ﬂowing. A spray bottle with water that you explain is called “Monster Away” does the trick with some kids or a sign on the door saying “No Monsters Allowed.” Or how about a stuffed animal that stands guard at the door or on the bed? Teach her ways to handle her fears. She can learn to take deep, slow breaths whenever she is upset and calm herself. Coming to you and having you hold her hand or cuddle her will also help. While your child is going through this phase, prohibit all scary movies or TV programs. If she starts watching these and she’s
already dealing with a fear, she may develop a whole new category of things that will frighten her. Try not to pass on your fears to your child. If you are unreasonably anxious when you go to the dentist, have someone else take her in for her early dental checkups. Or at the very least talk to the dentist and arrange that you stay in the waiting room and let a staff member take her in to see the dentist. If the dentist does not understand your concern, you probably need a new one. Most dentists understand people’s fears of dental work. Of course, some things you can’t avoid. If you are frightened around dogs, try to stay calm and stand your ground. Knowing that you are helping your child avoid your fear will be great motivation to stay cool. If she overcomes a fear, notice it but don’t push her until she is ready. When she vanquishes the monster in the closet, let out a great hurrah and let her know that she did a good job dealing with this very real problem. Be creative when helping him come up with solutions to his fears. Take a page from the show The King and I and teach her to sing or whistle. The song Whistle a Happy Tune can be a great stress reducer and it’s fun to sing.
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 parentingtoday.ca.
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Playday at Delbrook: A parent and tot facilitator-led social time Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Delbrook Community Centre, 600 West Queens Rd., North Vancouver. Activities include craft projects, playtime with equipment, storytime and sing-alongs. Drop-in: $3. Info: 604-9877529 or northvanrec.com. Reading Tails: Emma, a certiﬁed St. John Ambulance therapy dog will help kids read Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m. until Nov. 21 at West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr. To register for a 20 minute appointment call 604925-7408. Book Buddies: A program that matches children ages six to 10 with teen reading mentors. Weekly half-hour sessions will take place Tuesdays until Nov. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Capilano library, 3045 Highland Blvd., North Vancouver. Big book buddies listen to their little buddies read, read aloud to them, help them choose books to take home and play literacy-based games. Registration: 604987-4471, ext. 8175. Teens looking to volunteer can ﬁnd information on how to apply at nvdpl.ca/teens. Young Writers’ Club: Grades 5 to 12. Pack an afternoon snack, your favourite pen and notebook, and explore 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. Where the Wild Things Are: Presentation House Theatre presents this stage version of Maurice Sendak’s beloved children’s book Nov. 16, 7 p.m. and Nov. 17, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at 333 Chesterﬁeld Ave., North Vancouver. Tickets: $15. Info and tickets: 604990-3474 or phtheathre.org. Classic Fairy Tales Series — The Golden Bird: 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: 604-925-7292. For details, visit silkpurse.ca. Wii Tournament for Teens:
North Vancouver CIty Library will host its ﬁfth annual Wii Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. Online preregistratio required. Info: nvcl. ca or 604-998-3450.
art with creative activities; including painting, sponging, drawing, collage and more on Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at John Braithwaite Community Centre, 145 West First St.,
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. To take part in YNC programs you must become a member of the club by signing up at ync. ca. Registration required: 604990-3755.
North Vancouver. Drop-in: $2. Info: 604-982-8300 or jbcc.ca. French Storytime: Free drop-in for ages six to nine,
Wednesdays, 4-4:45 p.m. at North Vancouver City Library, 120 West 14th St. Info: nvcl. ca. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your
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Teen Board Games Night: Teens are invited to play games like Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, Small World and more Wednesday, Nov. 21, 47 p.m. at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. Free. Registration: 604-984-0286, ext. 8144.
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Young Naturalists’ Club — Winter Takes Flight: Children ages ﬁve to 13 will learn about the birds that love to visit us in winter with naturalist Kevin Bell Sunday, Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. at Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, 3663 Park Rd., North Vancouver. To take part in YNC programs you must become a member of the club by signing up at ync. ca. Registration required: 604990-3755.
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Canadian Kids Care: Lynn Valley elementary students are raising money to help child victims of Hurricane Sandy until Friday, Nov. 23. Students are asked to donate their extra change and larger donations will be welcomed from parents, grandparents, neighbours and friends. Donations can be given to students or dropped off at the ofﬁce, 3207 Institute Rd., North Vancouver.
November is National Novel Writing Month: Want to write a novel? Come to West Vancouver Memorial Library and write like the wind, with the goal of completing 50,000 words by Nov. 30. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in November, 1-5 p.m., Elizabeth Musto Room at the West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver. Info: westvanlibrary. ca.
Social Justice Panel — Gangs, Violence and Marijuana: Senator Larry Campbell, City of North Vancouver Mayor Darrell Mussatto, MLA Kash Heed and activist Jim Mandelin discuss the effects of marijuana prohibition Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4-6 p.m. at Sutherland secondary. Free. The Art of Book Reviewing: Learn how to skilfully express thoughts on books from
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hannon Lambie had never planted garlic before. So when she asked what she thought was a simple question, she got an answer that surprised her. As a volunteer with the Edible Garden Project in North Vancouver, Lambie was recently visiting Loutet Farm with local elementary school students. The group was learning about garlic: its lifecycle, how to cook it, and how it grows. After learning how garlic can grow from garlic bulbs planted in soil, Lambie asked one of the Loutet farmers if any garlic clove from store-bought garlic would work for planting. The answer was no. She was told most of the non-organic garlic bulbs sold in stores have been irradiated and so do not sprout. “I was genuinely surprised and concerned that I didn’t know this about our food,” says Lambie, who is completing her master’s degree in International Studies at SFU and is focused on community food production, particularly urban agriculture.
After some online research, she posted a blog on the Edible Garden Project website noting some of her concerns about irradiated food, including that the process contributes to the industrialization of the food system; reduces nutrient content; creates radiolytic products with unknown long-term effects; and it is not 100 per cent effective. “I just thought maybe other people might want to know too,” she says of posting the blog.
Health Canada notes on its website that food irradiation is a method of preserving food by exposing it to radiation energy to kill harmful bacteria. It is used to prevent foodborne illness and spoilage and to increase shelf life. Health Canada says food irradiation is safe for consumers. Lambie says she does believe Health Canada’s claim that food irradiation is probably not very dangerous, but “it might be,” she says, noting the effects are not 100per-cent known. Kevin Allen is an assistant professor of food microbiology in the Food, Nutrition and Health program at UBC. He specializes in foodborne pathogens and their effects on Canada’s food chain. Allen says irradiation was developed more than 100 years ago and extensive research has shown it to be safe. While it does reduce the nutrients in some foods, the reduction is not significant and is less than traditional thermal methods, he notes. “When it’s done properly and when food has been exposed to appropriate irradiation levels there’s absolutely no risk to consumers, and, in fact, the food that results is microbiologically more stable
and microbiologically safe,” he says. “The biggest issue with irradiation is not that the food isn’t safe because that’s absolutely not the case. The biggest issue is that consumers aren’t willing to accept it. They’re worried that their food is going to glow, that it’s going to be radioactive, and that it’s going to cause them harm.” Irradiated food is exposed to certain doses of the energy source. The length of the irradiation affects the dose and the number of microorganisms destroyed. “There is a flip side to that: if food is over-irradiated you can generate what are called radiolytic products and it can represent a risk to the public, but in facilities that do this they certainly use a controlled process that prevents that from happening,” says Allen. In Canada, irradiation is used on some produce, including some potatoes (to prevent them from sprouting). A lot of other countries use irradiation for insect control on many exported foods. Canada imports a lot of spices from Asia that are irradiated. “There is a labeling requirement for foods that are irradiated,” explains Allen. If 10 per cent of the product has been
irradiated then the label has to have a Radura symbol on it, but spices are not identified as irradiated mainly because they are a small constituent of what is used in the cooking process so are not over that 10-percent bar. Canada is connected to the globalized food supply and that has been a source of foodborne disease. However, it’s not just the importation of food that is responsible for foodborne disease, notes Allen. The recent recall of beef from the Alberta-based XL Foods plant due to E. coli contamination is a good example, he notes. Canada does not use irradiation on meat, but Allen says irradiation would have made that beef safer before it was sold. “We simply don’t use it for meat because consumers aren’t willing to accept the technology,” he says. “And it’s really too bad because irradiation is a really attractive intervention from a food-safety perspective.” Allen says it has been estimated that if Canada were to irradiate its food supply it would reduce foodborne disease by up to 25-50 per cent. Consumers play an active role in food safety as well, especially in how they handle food. “They have to do what they can in their home just in case we have failures upstream,” says Allen. “We have to do what we can to protect ourselves. And what we really hope is that the people supplying us with food have done their job and that the government regulations are appropriate and will help contribute to a safe food supply.” Lambie agrees there are things consumers can do. Being engaged with your community and talking with local farmers are ways people can become more connected and get more information about food issues, says Lambie. “I think it’s kind of sad when people don’t know how the food they’re eating got to them, where it came from and what it went through to get to them. Food irradiation is just one of those issues and there’s a lot more,” she says. “I think it would be really great if everyone could be mindful of the whole process.” ●
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fter spending years toiling in other people’s kitchens, chef Erik Smith (pictured) says his eczema was at its worst. He taped socks to his hands before going to sleep in order to prevent what he called “psychosis fits” of scratching. (Eczema causes skin irritation and extreme itching.) To keep working, he dropped in at a wound care centre twice a week to have his hands and feet wrapped. Hoping to relieve his stress-based condition, Smith did something unorthodox: he opened a restaurant. “I needed something else in my life. With a little love, money, and a little help from a lot of places, S’wich took shape,” he says. S’wich Café is a North Vancouver lunchtime hub offering a variety of $8 sandwiches with ingredients like zucchini, goat cheese, hickory-smoked mayo, and cranberry orange confit. “The day I turned the key over was the day my skin started getting better,” Smith says. Opening a restaurant is a risky proposition in the best of times, something Smith knows well.
“The classic formula: how do you make a small fortune in the restaurant business? You start with a large fortune,” he says, laughing. The decision to open a modest Queensbury Avenue eatery has served Smith well. “I found my groove, I found my niche, and I found exactly where I need to be in my life,” he says. Starting his culinary career as a teenager in Earl’s dish pit, Smith quickly changed his career plan. “I used to want to be a veterinarian,” he says. “I never knew that cooking was my calling.” That calling has taken him to Mexico and the Okanagan, where he honed his taste for fresh fruit and vegetables. Many of the ingredients at S’wich arrive from Loutet Farm, an edible garden project just off Highway 1. As a restaurateur, one of Smith’s innovations is offering salads in mason jars. “No such thing as Styrofoam in my café,” he says. The price of the salad includes a $1 deposit that’s refunded when the jar is returned. “Remember you saw it here first because I just have a feeling it’s one of those things that’s going to catch
on,” he says. As his business has increased, Smith has had to step away from his other passion: rodeo. “I’ve wrecked myself a few times, that’s kind of why I’m sort of tapering off here. I didn’t really go hard this year because I’ve sort of broken into catering,” he says. “I’m not going to go to a rodeo the week before somebody’s wedding in case I break my arm. I’ve decided to make decisions that are best for the company and the business rather than my own personal little adrenalin rush.” S’wich has been open for more than a year, something Smith attributes to his neighbourhood. “I came in there on a severely limited budget with almost no operating capital,” he says, noting customers from the neighbourhood helped him build a sign and frame it, and an electrician helped him rig up 220 power so he could install his panini press. “It’s very much the café that Queensbury built.” –Jeremy Shepherd
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It may be a small facility (just 1,000 square feet), but Bridge Brewing Company has some big ideas. The North Vancouver “nano” brewery opened for business in July, and is serving up all-natural beer with just four ingredients: barley, hops, yeast and water. Founder Jason Stratton (pictured) explains most of the commercial beer manufacturers in Canada use clarifying agents in their beer, many of which are made from fish and animal by-products. Some beers also contain high levels of corn syrup, he notes. “One thing that’s unique about our beer is that it’s unfiltered and we don’t use any processing agents,” says Stratton. A full-time accountant when he’s not at the brewery, Stratton says the idea to start the business grew out of discussions with his wife Leigh, probably over some beers. Originally from North Vancouver, the couple had been in Alberta for about seven years where Stratton was working for a large company when they decided to return to the North Shore. “When we came back we wanted to do something fun,” he says with a laugh. Stratton and his wife are joined at the brewing company by friend and brewer Patrick Doré. “Part of the whole idea was to be green and sustainable and just try to make a product that people really enjoy. I don’t think there’s any grand intentions of becoming wealthy from the business,” he explains. “If it pays for itself I think we’re all going to be very happy.” The company is also striving to achieve zero waste, and in pursuit of quality ingredients, they are sourcing organic hops and grains. When asked how much he knew about brewing beer before starting Bridge Brewery, Stratton admits with a laugh: “Absolutely nothing.” It has been a learning experience. “I may not have made beer (before) but I certainly love to drink it.” –Rosalind Duane
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APPLES AND CELERY AGAIN TOP THE LIST OF THE DIRTIEST PRODUCE. THE ANNUAL DIRTY DOZEN LIST BY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP NAMES THE PRODUCE RANKING HIGHEST IN PESTICIDE RESIDUE. THE 2012 LIST INCLUDES CUCUMBERS, LETTUCE, POTATOES, GRAPES, SPINACH AND MORE.
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t has been 25 years in the making, but apple lovers have a new variety to sink their teeth into. The new apple variety, named Salish, was introduced at UBC’s annual apple festival in early October. Previously known as SPA493, the Salish apple was created from a cross-pollination made in the early 1980s between Splendour and Gala varieties. A press release from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada noted Salish is a medium-sized apple with thin skin. The texture is crispy, firm and tangy. Its appearance is 80 per cent solid cherryred blush over a yellow base colour. The release notes that the Salish apple variety is Canadian and non-genetically modified. The development of the new variety was led by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers at the Pacific Agri-Food Centre in Summerland, working closely with the Okanagan Plant Improvement Corporation to test it with growers. Salish is grown by orchardists in the Okanagan Valley and is harvested in mid to late October. ●
recent press release from the B.C. Association of Farmers’ Markets notes that a study by Seattle University between 2003-2011 found organic fruits and vegetables in season are either cheaper or of equal value at a farmers’ market. The B.C. Association of Farmers’ Markets is looking at how farmers’ market prices compare with grocery stores. Preliminary findings in six B.C. communities indicate that conventional and organic products at farmers’ markets are the same price or less than at grocery stores. In Vancouver, 11 out of 15 conventional and organic fruits and vegetables compared were the same price or less. Products were compared at three major grocery chains and the majority had very few B.C. products on their shelves despite being in the middle of B.C.’s prime agricultural season. Only B.C.-owner Save-On-Foods carried a decent selection of B.C. product. Farmers’ markets often have more organic selection and this can make them seem expensive, but the price of equivalent products is generally the same or less than in grocery stores. ●
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CRICKETS AND GRASSHOPPERS COULD BECOME THE NEW MEAT IN THE NEAR FUTURE. AS FOOD PRICES, POPULATION INCREASES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS GROW, FOOD FUTUROLOGISTS PREDICT INSECTS COULD BECOME A FOOD STAPLE REPLACING MEAT.
Add a little magic to your mushrooms passed to neighbours and kept going for years, a mushroom bed can keep producing for many years with little upkeep. Although wood chips, straw or soil from a well-established mushroom patch can
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here was a time when North Vancouver gardener Brian Didier (pictured) didn’t pay much attention to the mushrooms popping up in his backyard. “I remember years ago, there were mushrooms growing in my backyard and my neighbour’s mother came over, an older woman from Germany,” says Didier. “She got all excited about these mushrooms and wanted to come over and pick them and eat them.” The retired Telus technician, who is an enthusiastic wild mushroom spotter and gatherer, has since tried just about every method of growing mushrooms in his Lynn Valley garden: a shiitake log, mushrooms growing out of a bale of straw and from a trench filled with wood chips. “The last couple of years I’ve had two fruitings of shaggy mane mushrooms popping up in one spot and oysters in another spot,” says Didier. Popping up suddenly, strangely shaped and associated with supernatural creatures, mushrooms seem to belong to the wild, and to reward those who take the time to hunt them out in the deep, dark woods. But tasty mushrooms are actually quite easy to grow in backyard gardens, and can be a great way to use shady areas of your yard. “Stropharia lends itself well to cultivation and is quite flavourful,” recommends Scott Henderson, a Vancouver-based mushroom lover who makes and sells growing kits through his online business, The Mushroom Man (shroomstore.ca). Also known as the wine cap mushroom, stropharia can grow to the size of a Portobello mushroom. It can be grilled on the barbecue and has a rich taste similar to the Portobello. In his lab in East Vancouver, Henderson inoculates sterile wood chips with wine cap mushroom mycelia – the thin, white tendrils that grow underground, slowly breaking down the wood chips and using the nutrients. As early as August and into the fall, the mushrooms will “fruit,” the only visible part of a complex hidden network. Using the wood chip method, gardeners can dig a shallow trench and layer the inoculated wood chips with newly bought wood chips that have been soaked overnight. It’s important to only use new woodchips, says Henderson, because old chips that have already been used may have picked up the spawn from other mushrooms growing in the wild. Continue layering, “like a lasagna,” until you have about four layers of inoculated and noninoculated chip. Like a sourdough starter that can
be passed to a fellow grower, Henderson recommends beginners stick to a prepared, sterile kit for the best hopes of success. The top of the mushroom bed can also be covered with soil and incorporated into the rest of your garden; plants growing next to the mushrooms will provide much-needed shade. Once you’ve mastered wine caps, you may want to move on to tackle trickier varieties. Shiitake and oyster mushrooms can be grown in a log. Dowels or sawdust inoculated with mushroom spawn are inserted into holes, and the mushrooms appear on the surface of the log. It can take between a year and a year and a half for this method to yield mushrooms. Didier and Henderson both say freshness and variety are good reasons to grow your own. “You’re not going to find stropharia in the grocery store,” says Henderson, adding that since mushrooms are 90 per cent water, they really do taste best when freshly picked. “Usually they barely get out of the frying pan. I’ll cook them up and my daughter and I will eat them right out of the frying pan,” says Didier. “They don’t get very far.” – Jen St. Denis
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hen Michael Florian (pictured) first moved to B.C. from Montreal as a young man he took a job as a deck hand on the fishing vessel Taplow. The Taplow was built in 1945 as part of the gumboot navy, the informal name of the Fisherman’s Reserve, a reserve unit within the Canadian navy. Members of the gumboot navy were fishermen who would look for submarines while they were fishing. Florian worked his way through the ranks fishing out of Prince Rupert, halibut fishing in the gulf of Alaska, and dragging and trolling for salmon, until he was able to buy the boat. After 15 years as a commercial fisherman, Florian sold the boat but kept the name for his new company: Taplow Ventures Limited. “It was a nice boat; it was a very lucky boat, and that’s why when I left the fishing industry I kept the name,” he explains. Today, Taplow, the company, produces a unique seafood-based pet food called FirstMate. FirstMate’s head office is located in Deep Cove and its manufacturing plant is in Chilliwack. The idea for the pet food kibble was inspired by Florian’s experience with guard dogs in the 1980s. At the time, fish farms had guard dogs to protect their stock from predators. Florian was selling fish feed under the name Taplow Feeds, and was told the dogs were eating the feed. The operators asked Florian if he could create a pet food that would satisfy the dogs’ seafood craving and FirstMate was born. “The dogs loved it,” says Florian. As opposed to other products that just
use the head and frames (bones, tail and skin) of the fish, FirstMate products are made from the entire fish, notes Florian. It’s made at a low temperature and (especially anchovies and sardines) is made on board the catching vessel, so it’s very fresh, he adds. The pet food uses a high-quality fish meal that is produced by cooking the fish at a low temperature to separate the oil and the meat, then drying the meat and grinding it into a powder so it’s almost like flour. Some fishmeal only contains 50 per cent protein and is not very digestible but Taplow’s food contains 70 per cent protein and is very digestible, says Florian. “It’s a very high quality,” he adds. That same fishmeal and oil is also used for Taplow’s organic fish feed for aquaculture. Among the fish used in the feed are local herring, sardines and anchovies. FirstMate also produces pet food featuring Australian lamb, as well as a grain-free formula and a chicken-andblueberry option. “We’re the only company that I know of that puts in a large amount of fresh blueberries into our food,” says Florian. The fresh or frozen blueberries used in the food are local, he notes. In a few weeks, Taplow is planning to release its first line of canned pet food. “That’s very exciting for us,” says Florian, noting the food will be produced in a human-grade cannery and will feature fish, chicken and turkey options for both cats and dogs. FirstMate pet food is available at stores on the North Shore. — Rosalind Duane
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ROOTS – The Definitive Compendium
As heavy as a basket of fresh produce dug up from the garden, this detailed book is loaded with information about what lies below. Root vegetables are often given less attention than their smooth-skinned cousins, like tomatoes and peppers, but there is much to be gained from the rough-covered foods that have lived in the soil. The recipes are the heart of this book, which is organized into 28 chapters arranged alphabetically by vegetable. Within each chapter is history, lore, names and descriptions of popular varieties, tips on seasonal availability and more. From the mundane to the exotic, Morgan provides information about root vegetables that will inspire you to seek out new ones for your own cooking. – TP
Tofu has been relegated to the health food section for years but it is ready to step into the spotlight. Considered a staple in the Asian diet it has been slow to be welcomed into the western mainstream. Author Andrea Nguyen wants to help deliver this tasty soy product to the tables of North America. Beginning with the history of tofu, Nguyen provides a look at various types of tofu in a buying guide. She follows this with cooking tips before moving on to the ultimate experience where you make tofu yourself and create the freshest possible tofu for your cooking. With nearly 100 recipes featured there is an abundance of great ideas for cooking with this healthy ingredient that becomes the delicious canvas for your creations. – TP
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T’S that magical time of year when reindeer learn to fly and mid-sized sedans sprout antlers while a bright red nose blooms on the grille. Operation Red Nose is currently looking for volunteers to help impaired drivers get home safely this Christmas season. Traditionally, poor weather conditions, limited visibility, and the plethora of cocktails served at office parties and holiday gatherings have made December one of the most dangerous months on the road. In a bid to make the winter streets as safe as possible, Operation Red Nose has been functioning as a volunteer-based designated driver service in B.C. for the last 17 years. Besides picking up drivers who’ve imbibed a few too many Christmas spirits, the service also dispatches a second driver to make sure everyone’s car gets back home. Drivers are slated to hit the roads beginning on November 30 and continuing through Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and New Year’s Eve. Last year, 4,241 Operation Red Nose volunteers drove approximately 188,000 kilometres across B.C. to give revelers the chance to revel again. While the group is best known for getting intoxicated driver’s home safely, the service also provides a lift for anyone who is unable to drive, whether due to sickness, fatigue, or other factors. Chris Wilson, chairman of the Burnaby, New Westminster and Tri-Cities arms of Operation Red Nose, noted in a press release that the group’s dedication to savings lives and preventing collisions is profound. He said the program makes a huge difference by preventing tragedy on local roads. Because the group is entirely volunteer-based, donations made to Operation Red Nose are funneled into non-profit continued on page 35
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The Internet is loaded with tales of the history of gingerbread. A quick scan reveals gingerbread has been around for a long, long time. However, the recipe has changed over the years, including a very early version made with breadcrumbs. Although the history of how gingerbread made its way across Europe and over to North America changes depending on the online source, many agree that gingerbread houses were one of the first forms of the sweet treat associated with the holidays. The gingerbread house was made popular by the Brothers Grimm tale Hansel and Gretel, and first took root in Germany. Since then, gingerbread flavour has become a holiday staple. It is now included in a variety of products, including candy, baking, and even cereal.
INGREDIENTS 350 g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125 g butter 175 g light soft brown sugar 1 free-range egg 4 tbsp golden syrup Icing (for decorating) Cake decorations INSTRUCTIONS Sift together the flour, baking soda, ginger and cinnamon and pour into the bowl of a food processor. Add the butter and blend until the mix looks like breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Lightly beat the egg and golden syrup together, add to the food processor and pulse until the mixture clumps together. Tip the dough out, knead briefly until smooth, wrap in plastic wrap and leave to chill in the fridge for 15 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line two baking trays with parchment paper. Roll the dough out to a one-quarter-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Using cutters, cut out the gingerbread men shapes and place on the baking tray, leaving a gap between them. For decorations, use a skewer to make a small hole in the top of each biscuit. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until lightly golden brown. Leave on the tray for 10 minutes and then move to a wire rack to finish cooling. When cooled decorate with the icing and cake decorations. RECIPE SOURCE: BBC
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groups, primarily organizations supporting youth and amateur sport. Every year youth groups receive more than $1.3 million from Operation Red Nose across Canada, Wilson said in the release. The designated driver service was created in 1984 by a Laval University professor in a bid to keep Quebec City streets safe. The service has caught on in seven provinces in Canada, attracting nearly 60,000 volunteers in 2011. Those volunteers ferried at least 85,000 drivers home last year,
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If you haven’t already booked a flight for the holidays, it’s probably too late. If you want to fly within Canada, that is. There are plenty of cheap flights to sunny destinations abroad, but for those just hoping to get home for the holidays to visit family, December is not a good time to travel. Already in early November, a return flight to Toronto during the week of December 23-January 7 on either of the two major airlines in Canada will cost just under (and more than for some flights) $2,000 for two people. This would be a good time to launch into an angry editorial about the lack of airline competition in Canada that keeps home destinations out of reach for so many. However, the chance of a working-class traveller’s complaints reaching a positive resolution is as likely as Santa showing up to give stranded transplants a ride home in his sled.
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Posting packages takes planning
Post offices are very busy places during the holiday season. It is almost certain you will have to wait in line. Although there is usually a small table for customers to affix stamps to their parcels, this small space is usually full. Trying to tape up your box at the counter is very poor post-office-lineup etiquette. The 10 people standing behind you waiting to get to the counter will not be amused. Take a few minutes at home to completely seal and address your box before bringing it to the post office. 2. Be sure to choose the right size box for the gifts. The cost of mailing a package is based on the weight and the size of the package. Use the smallest box possible. Post offices sell mailing boxes in various sizes. If you use a box you already have at home, make sure it is in good shape. A wilted cardboard handme-down from five years ago probably isn’t going to protect your gift well. The box should be sturdy. If you wrap the box completely in plain paper, it can be re-used once the paper is removed. 3. Use scrunched-up newspaper or something similar to stabilize your gift inside the box. 4. Seal all the seams of the box with packing tape. Do not use string. 5. Make sure to write the complete mailing address (including the recipient’s full name, city, province and postal code) on the front of the box, and the return mailing address on the top left corner of the box. Once your box is fully prepared, head to the post office and expect to wait a bit. It probably won’t be a fast trip. And remember: What you send is just as important as how you send it. When you’re shopping for gifts to ship, think about the size, shape and weight of the gift. An awkward shape will be difficult to fit in a box, and the bigger and heavier the gift is, the more expensive it will be to send. Avoid mailing anything that can spill, drip or break along the way. Although gift cards seem like the perfect size and shape for mailing, mailing gift cards is similar to sending cash in the mail, which may not be a good idea. Many stores offer online ordering with free shipping after your bill reaches a certain amount. It may be cheaper to send an item directly from the online store to your recipient without having to mail it personally. A lot of these stores also offer free gift-wrapping with purchase. One of the most important things to consider about mailing gifts is timing. During the holidays, it can take at least two weeks for parcels to reach their destinations, so plan accordingly. ROSALIND DUANE
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You may think it’s too early for Christmas music. But chances are good that retail stores will soon start pumping out sweet holiday sounds if they haven’t already. Holiday music is annoying to some; to others it’s uplifting. And while many may say the choice of top Christmas classics is subjective, it’s not really. We all know the songs that get your foot tapping under your work desk and make you sing along in your car even if other drivers are watching. Some are nostalgic and some are catchy. The following is a list of the best holiday classics that will soon be crowding the airwaves. The good news is most of them are now available on iTunes so you can complain about Christmas music to co-workers and then listen to it secretly on your iPod. First, there are two songs that are probably over-played at Christmas but are both hilarious: I want a Hippopatamus for Christmas (sung by Gayla Peevey) and Dominick the Donkey (sung by Lou Monte). These two songs have created a friendly rivalry among fans who say one or the other is funnier. Gayla Peevey was just 10 years old when she recorded her song in 1953, and while the lyrics are humorous, it’s the way she belts out the song from her belly in a style that seems well beyond her years that is even more amusing. Lou Monte’s donkey song is great both for its catchy tune and funny lyrics about an Italian Christmas donkey who travels with Santa to visit his paesans because “the reindeer cannot climb the hills of Italy.” Nothing will get you singing like Mary’s Boy Child by Boney M., or Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer by the Irish Rovers. And if you aren’t singing along with a serious expression to Do They Know It’s Christmas by Band Aid, you either weren’t around in 1984, or you are passed out from too much eggnog. Nothing will get you dancing like Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee or Feliz Navidad by Jose Feliciano, but it’s Christmas in Hollis by Run DMC that will really bring out your hip moves and finally show your kids how cool you are. (This is more effective if you wear large gold chains and oversized, white Adidas sneaks while you’re performing in the living room.) The following is a wrap-up of some more classics: The most annoying song (but you can’t help singing): The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) by Alvin and the Chipmunks. The song most likely to melt a cold, humbug heart: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Johnny Mathis. The songs with a bit of sass: Jingle Bell Rock by Bobby Helms and Anita Kerr and Santa Baby by Eartha Kitt. The song that will tug at your heartstrings: Peace on Earth/ Little Drummer Boy by the unlikely duo of Bing Crosby and David Bowie. The song that will cause you to pause and reflect on happier times: White Christmas by Bing Crosby. Let’s face it, anything by Bing Crosby.
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The song that will make your hips shimmy: Blue Christmas by Elvis Presley. The song that might make you hungry: The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) by Nat King Cole. The song to rock out to with an air guitar: Santa Clause is Coming to Town by Bruce Springsteen. The song you can’t help bobbing your head to (don’t strain your neck): A Holly, Jolly Christmas by Burl Ives. A song to make you angry at both the major Canadian airlines because they’re too expensive: There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays by The Carpenters. A great remake: Winter Wonderland by the Eurythmics.
A song that feels a little out-of-season because of the band name: Little St. Nick by the Beach Boys. And finally, a song that is mandatory at some point: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (version optional). ROSALIND DUANE
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AN important ingredient in many Asian cuisines, ginger is believed to have therapeutic properties, among them soothing upset stomachs and stimulating appetite.
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Ginger is available in many forms: knobby fresh gingerroot, pickled ginger (a classic condiment with sushi), ground ginger for baking, and sweet candied or preserved ginger in syrup. In liquid form there’s ginger tea, ale, wine or beer. When buying fresh ginger choose a smooth, ﬁrm, lightcoloured root. If it’s wrinkled or soft the ﬂesh inside will likely be dry and ﬁbrous. Store ginger in a plastic bag in the refrigerator or freeze it. You can grate frozen ginger into your dishes and re-freeze the remainder for later use. A good way to remove the peel from fresh ginger is to scrape it off with the tip of a small spoon (it makes it easier to navigate around the little ginger “moguls”).
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CHOCOLATE adds a sweet topping to crystallized ginger. A popular ingredient in many recipes, ginger is a tasty and healthy addition to homemade meals and snacks.
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5 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp Asian sesame oil ¾ cup sugar 1 tsp crushed red pepper ﬂakes (use more or less depending on how hot you like food) 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 Tbsp cold water Place the cornstarch in a large bowl and gradually whisk in the water; then whisk in the eggs until well combined. Add the beef to the mixture and stir to coat well. Pour one-inch of oil into a wok or a deep, heavy skillet and heat until boiling hot but not smoking. With a slotted spoon remove one-quarter of the beef from the See Chocolate page 41
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It will be followed by emails from those who disagree with my opinion; from those who think I should say nothing if I can’t say something nice; and from some who would attack my integrity. (For the record, if you do the latter, I am unlikely to respond.) But it matters that I tell the truth. If I’m not honest when a meal is less than great, how will you know to trust me when I say it’s top notch? And my meal last week at Blue Eyed Marys in West Vancouver was just that: excellent. After a successful 13-year run on Bowen Island, the eatery’s husband-and-wife owners moved operations to West Vancouver. Why did they do it? “West Vancouver has something Bowen doesn’t,” joked co-owner Stephen Biddiscombe when we asked him during our dinner service. “More people.” So far, the move has proved fortuitous — the neighbours have been packing into the place. My ﬁrst attempt to visit was thwarted by a lack of available tables, but when we ﬁnally landed one it was worth the wait. See Tight page 40
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Tight menu appreciated From page 39
stands out. The space is posh and pretty: painted eggshell blue, with wallpapered columns, chandeliers, antique furniture and white table linens, it feels straight out of a neighbourhood on Paris’s Right Bank. The menu, created by chef and co-owner Carol Wallace,
Between the stone ﬂoors and the unﬁnished ceiling, the space (formerly Coco Loco Panini Café) is all new. These days, most cafés and restaurants seem to be ﬁtted with sleek wood, glass, and minimalist furniture, so Blue Eyed Marys
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were just ﬁve of them, and it suited me ﬁne. I would much rather see a tight menu of wellexecuted dishes than a long, haphazard list of meals that fall short. My slow-roasted pork was like autumn on a plate: a tone-perfect arrangement of beautifully juicy pork, roasted root vegetables and grapes drizzled in jus. Bison ﬂat iron steak was a revelation — deeply ﬂavoured and tender, sided by a horseradish-pancetta griddle cake and laced with a shallot reduction. The wine list is similarly concise, with unique bottles from around B.C., including the Herder Meritage from the Similkameen Valley we tried with our meal. Though we hardly had room for it, we ﬁnished with a real ﬁnd: a luscious apple tart that vaulted beyond ordinary with cheddar ice cream and gewurztraminer treacle. Sound like a strange ﬂavour combination? Not at all, said Biddiscombe: “Apple
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cornstarch mixture and place it in the oil; separate the pieces with a fork and cook, stirring frequently until crispy (check one to make sure it’s cooked through). Remove from oil with a slotted spoon to a paper towellined baking tray to drain. Repeat with the remaining beef in three more batches; set beef aside while making sauce. Drain off all the oil in the wok except about two tablespoons; add the carrots, green onion, ginger and garlic in that order and stirfry brieﬂy over high heat. Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and pepper ﬂakes in a small bowl; stir until sugar dissolves then add mixture to the wok; bring to a boil, then add cornstarch mixture. Stir until sauce has thickened; add beef and stir to coat with sauce. Cook just until beef is hot; serve immediately. Makes four servings.
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Deep Cove Ladies’ Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and last Wednesday of each month at Lions Garey Ham Court, 936 Bowron Court, North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: Sally Scott, 604-924-1923.
North Shore Chorus meets Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 p.m., at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave., North Vancouver. New members are welcome. Info: 604985-2559, nschorus.com or email@example.com.
Gleneagles Scottish Country Dance Club: Experienced classes every Wednesday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Hollyburn Elementary, 1329 Duchess Ave., West Vancouver. Info: Simon, 604-925-9333. North Shore Chamber Orchestra meets Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Sutherland Secondary, 1860 Sutherland Ave., North Vancouver and is looking for new string players (especially bass players). Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-980-3132.
reVive Vocal Ensemble is expanding and inviting young women, 19 years and over, to join their group, which rehearses Wednesdays, 6:45-9 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 22nd St., West Vancouver. Info: Tiffany, 604-813-8433 or email@example.com. Soroptimist International of North and West Vancouver, a volunteer service organization for business and professional women, meets on the second
Wednesday of each month, September to June, 7 p.m. Info and location: 604-9800108 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests are welcome. SpeakerHub Toastmasters meets every Wednesday, 5:457:15 p.m. in the Education Centre at St. Andrews United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. The organization is dedicated to help others improve their public speaking and leadership skills in a friendlysupportiveenvironment. Guests are welcome. Info: justin. email@example.com.
New Chamber Choir: A new group starting up in September is looking for
experienced singers. Jennifer Stephanson will lead sixteen voices exploring repertoire from Byrd to Britten and beyond. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. Georges Ave., North Vancouver. Info: Dorothy Fairholm, 604-904-3620. West Vancouver Rotary Sunrise Club meets for breakfast every Thursday, 7:15-8:30 a.m. at Capilano Golf and Country Club, 420 Southborough Dr., West Vancouver. Info: 604-9133959. — compiled by Debbie Caldwell Email information for your non-proﬁt, by donation or nominal fee event to listings@ nsnews.com.
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YOUR NORTH SHORE GUIDE to THE GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
Injury dampens fast start
Blues in ﬁrst place but leading scorer goes down
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TWO North Shore football teams are heading to provincial quarterﬁnals after scoring opening round playoff wins on the weekend.
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THE Capilano Blues women’s basketball team continued their sizzling start to the season with a victory over Columbia Bible College Saturday night but the celebration was muted by an injury to an emerging star.
NORTH SHORE SCORES FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS AA Nov. 9 Windsor - 21 Belmont - 14 Carson Graham - 10 South Delta - 46 AAA Nov. 10 West Van - 31 Rutland - 13
Through the team’s ﬁrst three games — all wins — second year forward Hayley Boulier established herself as one of the Pacwest league’s dominant post players, averaging 15.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. Against CBC on Saturday the six-footone Windsor secondary grad was all over the court, making steals to spark fast breaks, sealing defenders to score easy hoops and dominating the glass. On one play late in the third quarter she showed her athleticism, sprinting ahead of the pack on a fast break, catching a lobbed pass at full speed and twisting to lay it in with a deft touch. In just 18 minutes of play she collected 14 points on six for eight shooting, adding six rebounds and four steals. With 4:57 left in the fourth quarter, however, the Capilano season turned on a play all too familiar to people who watch a lot of women’s basketball. Fighting for a rebound in trafﬁc, Boulier jumped and then crashed to the ground with See Capilano page 46
Windsor and West Van score football playoff Ws
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CAPILANO’S Jennafer Palma (left) scraps with Kwantlen’s Jessica Villadiego Friday at the Sportsplex. Capilano is 3-0 but may have lost their top scorer and rebounder Hayley Boulier to injury. Visit Photo Galleries at nsnews.com for more images.
At the AAA level the West Vancouver Highlanders ran away with a 31-13 win over Kelowna’s Rutland VooDoos Saturday at BC Place while in AA the Windsor Dukes traveled to Victoria’s Goudy Field Friday to score a 21-14 win over Belmont. WestVancouverquarterback Johnny Franklin continued his stellar play, throwing three touchdown passes and rushing for another in the Highlanders’ win. His day also included a 99-yard touchdown run that was called back on a penalty. James Oswald opened the scoring with a six-yard touchdown run before Franklin went to work, throwing touchdown passes to Tommy Lee, Marcus Schwandner and Declan Mcgovern. Franklin ﬁnished with 172 yards rushing and 129 yards passing. The win earned the Highlanders a date with the No. 1-ranked W.J. Mouat Hawks from Abbotsford. The two teams met to open the regular season Sept. 28 with Mouat scoring a 47-33 win. They’ll meet again Friday with a berth in the provincial semiﬁnals on the line. Game time is 8 p.m. Friday at UBC’s Thunderbird Stadium. See Playoffs page 46
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Capilano counting on deep bench
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a heartbreaking scream. The silence that fell in the Capilano Sportsplex was broken only by her sobs and a cry of “Oh my knee.” Boulier was helped off
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the court to await an ambulance and the game ﬁnished as a 6132 win for the Blues. After the game Capilano’s rookie head coach Ramin Sadaghiani, who spent several minutes on the ﬂoor comforting
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Boulier before emergency personnel arrived, described what went through his mind when he saw the play unfold just a few metres from the Capilano bench. “Obviously I’m worried about the player, because it kind of sucks,” he said. “Our girls, we do have a tight team so obviously our girls are worried about her. My initial thought is just how is she doing.” From there, however, it was back to the reality of a long season ahead with his current leading scorer and rebounder potentially sidelined. “Injuries are kind of part of the game and other people are going to have to step up if there are injuries,” he said, adding that last year when he was an assistant with the University of British Columbia’s women’s team they lost four players to ACL injuries. Boulier is scheduled to see a sports doctor this week. “It happens, especially in women’s basketball. One thing that we have been talking about is the amount of depth that we have on our team. If Hayley is injured or out for a number of games, I think there are players that can step up and ﬁll in. Obviously it’s a tough loss.” Two familiar North Shore names may be called upon to ﬁll the void but both also come with injury histories. Windsor grad Gabby Koc-Spadero is in her second year with the Blues and back on the ﬂoor after her rookie year was cut short by a season-ending injury. Carson Graham grad Lauren Seabrook played CIS ball with Western in 2010-11 but a back injury she sustained in a car accident sidelined her all of last
season and she’s returned home to get back into the game with the Blues. “We weren’t really expecting her back until January so she’s a bit ahead of schedule,” Sadaghiani said of Seabrook. “We’re easing her in. If Hayley is out, her minutes are probably going to increase quite a bit.” The Blues are the only team without a loss in early-season play and whether they have Boulier or not they’re going to keep doing what they’re doing and hopefully get better at it, said Sadaghiani. “I don’t think we really have to change the game plan, it’s just a matter of coming together as a team and bouncing back and just keep going and doing things that we’ve been working on,” he said, adding that he’s conﬁdent his team has the depth to maintain their early season success. On Saturday all 12 players on the team played at least 10 minutes against CBC. “It’s early so you still haven’t established all the roles and you want everybody to get accustomed to the system and stuff like that,” he said. “Obviously roles are going to get determined as the season goes but right now we’re getting everybody in, getting everybody out, keeping our legs fresh. I think we do have 12 players on the team that can play.” The Blues will be back at it with a pair of home games this weekend. On Friday Camosun will visit the Capilano Sportsplex with the women playing at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m. On Saturday Vancouver Island University will visit with game times of 1 p.m. for the women and 3 p.m. for the men.
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Meanwhile the Windsor Dukes kept up their late-season surge, winning their ﬁfth straight game en route to the AA quarterﬁnals. Quarterback Ty Marshall completed 12 of 14 passes for 158 yards, including a touchdown strike to Rodney Gilbert. Marshall also did some damage on the ground, rushing nine times for 69 yards and a touchdown while running back Rudy Uhl also had nine carries and picked up 59 yards and a touchdown. Devin Perri led the defence with nine tackles and a sack while Aden Perri picked up eight tackles and a sack. The Dukes will now take on Easter Conference winners Mission secondary Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m. at Thunderbird Stadium. Carson Graham also made a playoff appearance on Friday but fell 46-10 to the powerful South Delta Sun Devils, the No. 1ranked team at the AA level. — with ﬁles from The Province
Mulgrave wins soccer bronze
THE Mulgrave senior boys soccer team scored bronze at the provincial A championships held Nov. 1-3 at St. Andrew’s Regional high in Saanich.
The Titans ﬁnished ﬁrst in their pool after topping Rossland 6-1 and Osoyoos 21 and earning a 1-1 tie against Southridge to make it into the tournament semiﬁnals. In the semis the Titans faced off against the host side and fell just short, losing 1-0 to St. Andrew’s. The West Vancouver team bounced back in the bronze medal match to claim a 20 win over Immaculata and make it onto the podium. Yahya Sahiholnasab scored ﬁve goals in the tournament to join a four-way tie for the
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COOMBES, JEANETTE MAUREEN (Moe) Dec. 03, 1946 – Nov. 8, 2012 Maureen passed away after a brave but devastating battle with cancer. Survived by her devoted husband Steve Butterley, daughter Poppy Coombes, grandchildren Alex, Talia, Brother Fred Coombes, Sister Doreen Thorne and many other family and friends, with special thanks to Ted and Jenny Dudley. Maureen was many things to many people. Despite Maureen’s health she was an inspiration for others. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Team at Lions Gate Hospital for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Clinic is appreciated. Celebration of Life will be held on Sat. Nov. 17, 2012 from 2:00 pm6:00 pm at 776 Browning Place, North Vancouver.
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RICHARDS-WELLS, Faith Leslie Lainey Oct. 13, 2012 - Oct 30, 2012 Jennifer and David Wells are happy and heartbroken to announce the birth and death of their baby girl. A service will be held at the Horsehoe Club, Mahon Park, Saturday, November 17th at 1:00pm. Our little angel will forever be in our hearts. Miss you Peanut.. Love Mom, Dad, Grandma Elaine, Grandpa Mike and Uncle Jay.
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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 FREE 120 PAGE CATALOGUE from Halfords. Butcher supplies, leather & craft supplies and animal control products. 1 - 8 0 0 - 35 3 - 7 8 64 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Web Store: www.halfordsmailorder.com 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 BIG BUILDING SALE...”THIS IS A CLEARANCE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20X20 $3,985. 25X24 $4,595. 30X36 $6,859. 35X48 $11,200. 40X52 $13,100. 47X76 $18,265 One End wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422 www.pioneersteel.ca Looking for something truly unique & original? Purchased overseas, solid teak, intricately hand carved, extensively detailed 5pc living rm showcase ste, suitable for rustic resort or spac. home. $12,000 or highest offer. Consider part trade for newer vehicle w/low km’s. 778-241-5477
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Pumpkin, ginger and cinnamon, all baked together. Can you imagine a better smelling kitchen? A recipe with kid-friendly steps – crushing the cookies and stirring the crust ingredients.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares
Ingredients: 2 C crushed ginger snaps, 1/4 C melted margarine, 3 (250 gram) packages of cream cheese, 2/3 C sugar, 2 C solid pack pumpkin puree, 3 T ﬂour, 3/4 t cinnamon, 3/4 t ginger, pinch of nutmeg or ground cloves (or substitute 1.5 t of pumpkin pie spice for all spices), 2 beaten eggs. Procedure: Procedure: preheat oven to 325 degrees, grease a 13x9 pan. Crush enough ginger snaps to make 2 C of fine crumbs, combine with margarine, and press into pan. Combine remaining ingredients at medium speed. Pour mixture over crust & bake for 35 minutes or until set. Refrigerate for at least six hours, cut into squares.
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REPAIRERS LIEN whereby Aaron Lowell Higgins is in debted to Haxby Speed & Marine for repair of a 2002 Chevrolet Corvette VIN#: 1G1YY12S125134997. A lien is claimed under the act for the amount due owing of $8960.00 plus storage, lien, & sale. Notice is hereby given that on November 28th, 2012 or thereafter the given vehicle will be sold at 2128 Front Street, North Vancouver. NOTICE Is hereby given that on Sunday, November 25th, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. at 219 Mackay Rd. North Vancouver, B. C. , t h e u n d e r si g n e d , Advanced Storage Centres will sell at Public Auction, by competitive bidding, the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned. Name...................Unit # Jinjun Gwak: # 0742 Amber Asrar: # 0247 Ashkan Ranjbar: # 0227
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'FIXER UPPER in MARPOLE. 2 bdrm 857sf $340K, park view. 201- 1414 73r d. P at G i nn SuttonWestCoast 604 220-9188
1 BD top floor in Chilliwack granite counters, 9’ ceilings, stack w/d. elec f/p. Secure underground parking. $149,000. 604-795-7367 THOM CREEK Ranch - House for Sale By Owner. In Chilliwack’s premier retirement complex. 2090 sq ft finished plus 294 unfinished ready to model. In the top row with superb, unspoilable views of the City, mountains and way beyond. Excellent Clubhouse. Friendly neighbours $399,000 negotiable. No HST. 604-824-1892
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AGASSIZ NEW 2350sf 3br 2.5 Bath, high end finishing, huge master $369,900 604-729-0186 see uSELLaHOME.com id5603
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AT ASSESSED value 2200sf 5 br 2.5ba backing onto greenbelt suite pot $379,900 604-557-2205 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5618
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.
PRICE REDUCED, 1280sf 3br 1.5ba ½ duplex, large 4480sf lot $229,900 604-792-9287 see uSELLaHOME.com id5511
Houses - Sale
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2BDRM+DEN/2BTH CONDO for Sale Owner must SELL. Helen 604-762-7412 $269,500.See on http://propertyguys.com/propert y/index/id/69236
PARTIAL OCEAN view, 920sf 2br+den 2ba quiet condo, kids, pets ok. $310,000 778-294-2275 see uSELLaHOME.com id5575
604.986.8650 (by McKay) parking at rear
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
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
NICE ORIENTAL SERVICE
1050 Marine Dr. North Van.
S. Surrey/ White Rock
GUILDFORD QUIET 905sf top fl 2br condo, recent flooring paint etc $179,500 604-496-3397 see uSELLaHOME.com id5593
TOP FLOOR quiet side of bldg 650sf 1br+den condo nr Hosp, & Sky train $249K 778-241-4101 see uSELLaHOME.com id5580
FORECLOSURE SALE Distress sale. Receive free list w/Pics $2 Mill and up. www.VancouverLuxury CondosForeclosure.com
EXECUTIVE LIVING gated 1864sf 4bedroom 2.5bath, main floor master bedroom, 19+ adult complex $568,900 604-575-7636 see uSELLaHOME.com id5552
PRICE REDUCED 1200sf 2br 2ba upr lvl tnhouse +55 complx w/chairlift $199K 604-951-7738 see uSELLaHOME.com id5547
For Sale by Owner
$6K BELOW assessment 850sf 2br 2ba top fl condo Westwood Plateau $279,900 604-968-4717 see uSELLaHOME.com id5633
GUILDFORD 650SF 1br 3rd fl condo, pool, exercise rm, party rm etc, $213,900 778-834-8224 see uSELLaHOME.com id5576
IMMACULATE TOP fl 963sf 2 br condo, insuite laundry, +55 building, $124,900 604-309-3947 see uSELLaHOME.com id5565
TOP FLR 762sf 1br condo, in-ste laundry, 45+ building Mt. Baker view $89,000. 778-822-7387 see uSELLaHOME.com id5553
HARRISON HOT SPRINGS Penthouse, 1400sf, 2bdrm, 2 decks, new appl, $239,900. Call 604-768-8879
The Art of Asian Bodycare 604-980-8809 101-1075 Marine Dr, North Van
7010 Personals Lily’s Relaxation Centre AmazingMassage! Open: 10am-10pm
BUSINESSES FOR SALE
FOR SALE AUTOMOTIVE Repair Shop
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
RANCH PARK 3136sf 7br 3.5ba fabulous vu, below assessment on CDS $699K 604-498-2616 see uSELLaHOME.com id5595
Ladner/ South Delta
W. LADNER ½ block from the Fraser Riv,1600sf 3br character home, $545,000 604-617-3748 see uSELLaHOME.com id5599
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REAL ESTATE 6020
Houses - Sale
ALDERGROVE SXS DUPLEX 80K below assessment. $3K/mo rent $527,900 firm 604-807-6565 see uSELLaHOME.com id3428
FORT LANGLEY 2300sf 5br w/suite above 3 additional rental units $985K 604-882-6788 see uSELLaHOME.com id5533
WILLOUGHBY NEW 3034sf 6br 5ba w/legal 2br basement suite quiet cr, $599,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5607
Houses - Sale
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
UPDATED 4541SF 7br 5½ba on large 8264sf lot, basement suite, $819,000 604-805-6614 see uSELLaHOME.com id5604
OCEANFRONT 4700SF 5br 3½ bath main fl br, 6286sf lot, suite potenl $1,949,000 604-469-1813 see uSELLaHOME.com id5606
NEWTON NEW 2200sf 5br 3.5ba ½ duplex with 2br bsment suite $475K incl. HST 604-728-1419 see uSELLaHOME.com id5591
QUEEN MARY large 3700sf 7br+ den 5ba on 7869sf lot, 2br side suite $739,000 778-688-3621 see uSELLaHOME.com id5615
TYNEHEAD 3800SF 5br 4.5ba executive home 12,077sf lot, with side suite, $850K 604-575-7311 see uSELLaHOME.com id5350
Vancouver East Side
BOLIVAR HTS beautifully updated 1600sf 3br rancher, 7830 sf view lot $399K 778-394-0228 see uSELLaHOME.com id5562
CHIMNEY HTS 3600sf 7br+den 6ba w/2 suites quiet cul-de-sac 4600sf lot $669K 604-866-3515 see uSELLaHOME.com id5597
PRINCETON, BC 15.78 acres Panoramic views, hydro, well, pumphouse, & septic installed. $384,900. 1-250-295-1811 email@example.com
LOWER LONSDALE. RETAIL Strata, incls business. $479,900 HIRA, Sutton. 604-318-9474
BLOW OUT 1100SF 2br 2ba dbl wide, must be moved off Abbotsford site $6K 604-850-6498 see uSELLaHOME.com id5315
LIVE ON Mayne Island 2 lots,one Turn Key house all for $380.000, 250-539-5011 http://members.shaw.ca/ mayneislandhome/
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 MAGNIFICENT 4952sf 10br 6.5ba back on creek, main floor master br, $789K 604-581-5541 see: uSELLaHOME.com id5506
GUILDFORD NEW 4889sf 9br 6½ ba, main fl br, 2 suites river +mtn vu $899,900 604-649-6030 see uSELLaHOME.com id5610
NORTH VAN Prime area, corner of Lonsdale/Esplanade, 2199sf, + mezzanine, zone retail/comm, 3 parking stalls, fixtured luxury office. $2.5M, 604-984-0836
MERRITT HERITAGE style 3070 sf 4br 5ba on 9.9ac lot detached shop, view $949K 250-378-8857 see uSELLaHOME.com id5592
Lots & Acreage
CHILLIWACK BUILD 5000sf Home, 10,742sf serviced flat bldg lot $279K 604-798-5050 see uSELLaHOME.com id5536
INVESTOR ALERT Clayton 1.27 acre ppty w/1944sf 3br 2.5ba home $1,299,000 778-574-2519 see uSELLaHOME.com id5613
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Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a Sudoku, the numbers 1 through 9 must ﬁll each row, column and box. Each number can appear only once in each row, column and box. You can ﬁgure out the order in which the numbers will appear by using the numeric clues already provided in the boxes. The more numbers you name, the easier it gets to solve the puzzle! SUDOKU ANSWERS ON SEPARATE PAGE
132ST, 92AVE 2140sf 5br 2ba w/bsmt suite, huge 7200sf lot, updates, $529K 778-320-7506 see uSELLaHOME.com id5568
LANGLEY NR town fully reno’d 2474sf home on 5ac ppty, bsmt suite $1,150,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id5582
CHILLIWACK MUST be moved 1130sf 2br 2ba mobile w/2 addItions $10,000obo 604-795-7570 seeuSELLaHOME.com id5612 HOPE, COUNTRY living 1850sf 4br 2ba rancher on lg ½ ac lot mtn vu $272,500 604-869-3119 see uSELLaHOME.com id5611
FLEETWOOD RENO’D 2140sf 4br 3ba, large 7100sf lot, bsmt suite $559,000 604-727-9240 see uSELLaHOME.com id5617
Other Areas BC
FLEETWOOD ACROSS from School, reno’d 2600sf 6br 5ba w/suites $579K 604-434-3482 see uSELLaHOME.com id5577
LANGLEY BUILD your dream home, secluded 5 ac view ppty, well inst $630,000 604-825-3966 see uSELLaHOME.com id4513
SURREY TYNEHEAD 1ac dev. ppty into 5.5 lots starting Jan 2013, $1,399,000 604-951-8777 see uSELLaHOME.com id5566
OPEN HOUSE Sat/Sun May 12 & 13th, 10am - 2pm, 2396 East 39th Ave. 50x140 lot, 1,050 sqft bungalow, asking $1.2 mllion.
Lots & Acreage
CUSTOM BUILT, 2200sf, 3BR+ den, 2.5 bath, new fixtures, 7300sf lot, $659K, 604-943-9600
CLOVERDALE 3850SF 6br 5ba 3lvl 2/suite potential on 1/2ac GD lot, $819,900 778-549-2056 see uSELLaHOME.com id5564
E. NEWTON 4000sf 8br 5.5ba 2 yr old 3 level home w/3 br bsmt suite $699K 778-895-8620 see uSELLaHOME.com id5628
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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
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REAL ESTATE RENTALS cont. from previous page
Out Of Town Property
Real Estate Investment
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
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
* 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
NANAIMO, OCEAN View 1283sf 3br 2ba 4yr old home on .11 ac lot $319,900 604-308-8266 see uSELLaHOME.com id5556
Ocean Front Lux Contemp. private home on 2.73 AcresQuadra Island. 250-884-0000 www.bcoceanfronthomes.com
PORT ALBERNI reno’d 2000 sf 5br 2 ba with 2 br basement suite 2 laundries $210K 604-542-1995 see uSELLaHOME.com id5537
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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.caprent.com
1 BR, 18 & Lonsdale, incl heat & hw, drapes, balc, elevator, ns, np, $960, Dec 1st, 604-220-6817 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 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
North Van Apt. Rentals
2 BR, Large top flr view, corner ste, h/w flrs, lg patio, small bldg. ns/cat ok, 19/Lonsdale, avail Dec 1st, $1250/mo 604-986-4927
BRAND NEW LUXURY 2BRM/2BTH 1327 sq.ft., insuite laundry, granite ctops, high end appliances, dishwasher, natural gas range, electric fireplace, 43’ plasma tv No Pets $2,750 monthly Call: (604) 762-2044
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
3 BR apt, 2 bath, newer flrs. Mt Seymour Park area, ns, np, kids ok, $1600, Dec 1, 604-987-7006
★ A QUIET BLDG ★ 1BR 3rd (Top) flr, South view, Immed/Dec 1, $950. Carpets, drapes, heat, hotwater, gated prkg avail, no dogs 604-986-7745 Bright 1 BR $950, incl ht/hw prkg, hw flrs, balc, quiet bldg, E 21st, avail Dec 1st, np, 604-990-4088
1 BR suite 12th/St Georges, just reno’d, priv ent, ns/np, $975 inc heat & hot water, 604-988-4692
CENTRAL LONSDALE 1 BR patio, d/w, Immed, cat ok $1050. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
1 BR, top flr 3rd & Mahon, n/s, n/p, $985 incl heat/hw/ 1 prkg, lease 604-985-1930
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
1BR, 2BR & 3BR lrge bright, mtn /waterview, 300 block W 4th from $900 incls ht & h/w 604-725-4873 1BR W. 20th & Lonsdale, heat, hw & prkg, no pet, ns, Dec 1st refs req’d. 604-960-0452
Large Bach upper Lonsdale, $770 incl heat/hw, hardwood, N/S adult bldg, Dec 1, 604-202-3458
CULTUS LAKE beautiful year round RV site grt location, low fees, all ament., $117,500. 1-604-795-9785
2 BR, family complex, rec facilities, Westview, w/d, heat, avail Now. ns np. $1450 604-921-4384
★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Exclusive & Private Lake Shore Cottage, for all info: www.cottageonlake.ca $329,000 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★
2 BR garden apt, pool, balc, heat, cble, prkg, fp, family cplex, upr Lons np, $1040, 604-987-8814
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
2 BR large, bright, $1250, Dec 1st, heat, howater, storage, N/P, 215 E 12th 604-971-2456
LYNN VALLEY 2 BR, hardwood, cat/sm dog ok, avail now $1150. 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
HATZIC LAKE 1 hr drive from Vanc, 2 vacant lots 1 is lakefront $70K is for both 604-302-3527 see uSELLaHOME.com id5588
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
Apartments & Condos
North Van Apt. Rentals
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE APTS 2 BR, avail Now/Dec 1st 3 BR, avail Dec 1st, Call 604-988-3828 www.mountainvillage.ca
MOVE-IN BONUS Vista Del Mar 145 West Keith Road.
1 BR $900, south balcony, new hardwood floors, heat/hotwater, N/S N/P, 604-904-9507
3 BR, lrg kitchen/lving room, 1300sf seasonal, Gambier Isl. Sea Ranch $325K 604-266-6191
Apartments & Condos
1989 Marine Drive NORTH VANCOUVER
2 BR, $1215, Dec 1, nr Hospital & Safeway, no pets, prkg, heat incl. 1 yr lease 150 E. 11th. 604-987-4922 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
Back on the market at reduced price $525,000 USD!
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
1 BR avail immed or Dec 1 Studios & 2 BR avail Dec 1 Beautiful views. Indoor pool. Heat & Hot Water included. Small pet ok. 604-986-3356
HATZIC LAKE Swans Point, 1 hr from Vanc incl lot & 5th wheel ski, fish, $148,500 604-209-8650 see uSELLaHOME.com id5491 HAWAII ON THE MAINLAND, healthy low-cost living can be yours. Modern Arenal Maleku Condominiums, 24/7 secured Community, Costa Rica “friendliest country on earth”! 1-780-952-0709 www.CanTico.ca
OCEAN FRONT boat access only 2 yr old 1600sf 3br 2.5ba 30min from W Van $799K 778-998-9141 see uSELLaHOME.com id5424
List It. Sell It. Guaranteed. Craig Can’t Do That. Why? Trusted Sellers You know the sellers and so do we. No scams. No concerns. \YL OR[S WDEMVUEWUJ
North Vancouver 144 W. 14th St MARLBOROUGH TOWER
1 BR & 2 BR suites Available Dec 1. Well maint ste with d/w. Professionally managed building close to all amenities with new fitness centre. No pets, 1 yr lse. Call 604-983-6920
WOODCROFT: 1 BR & 2 BR, 3 BR 1 year lease. ns, np. Utils. incld. COLLIERS 604-926-2012
West Van Apt. Rentals
WESTWIND APTS - 2025 Bellevue Ave, W Van, 2 BR mnt view, Cat OK Senior discount. 604-913-0734
Local Buyers You know your community and you can trust the folks you know.
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.
PALM SPRINGS Vacation Home 55+ Gated Park, $119K, 1800sf, BR 2.5 BA. Call 604-737-7756
West Van Apt. Rentals
Luxury Over The Seawall! 1 BR & 2 BR pool rec. rm, pet ok 2190 Bellevue Ave 604-926-6287 PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bdrm, dw, n/p, n/s avail Dec 1st. By appt. 604-921-7800
Park Royal Towers
1, 2 & 3 Bdrm. Suites 1BR (700-770 sq.ft.) 2 BR (1070 sq. ft.) 3 BR (1370 sq. ft.) Penthouse (1650 sq. ft.)
Spectacular City & Ocean Views! Huge Balconies Walk to Shops & Transit Hardwood Floors Gym, Swimming Pool
604-922-3246 935 Marine Drive
WATERFRONT LUXURY The Pink Palace on the Seawall
Indoor/outdoor pools. Fitness centre & billiard room, no smoking 2222 Bellevue Ave. To view: 604-926-0627
1 BR new designer, 800sf. min 3 mo lse, net, cable, gas fp, dw, wd, avail Now, nr park, Collingwood Schl, WVan $1300 604-913-6799
A SHORT STAY North Shore & Kitsilano 1 & 2 br + p/house. Renos, families, execs 604-987-2691 www.vancouvershortstay.com
HOMAWAY INNS Specializing in furn accom at reas rates. call 604-723-7820 or visit www.homawayinns.com
195 21st Street BELLEVUE TOWER 1 BR - $1600 710 sqft plus balcony with an amazing view of the mountains and ocean. Fully renovated with hardwood floors, granite countertops, mirror sliding closet doors, contemporary light fixtures and vertical blinds.
1BDRM/1BATH EDGEMONT Heights area. Furnished 1 bed suite, bright, some view, incl util. Private setting, covered parking. No Pets. $1,400/month. Call 604-690-0793
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 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
2 BR 1 bath, Ambleside, $1535 incls heat, basic cable & prkg, avail now, no pet, 1 yr lease 604-925-8824 Vistarealty.net
PACIFICANA 1480 Esquimalt Ave. 1 bach, ocean views, dw, n/p, n/s avail now. By appt. 604-921-7800
Trusted Vendors, Local Buyers
Apartments & Condos
1 BR & den, beaut. furn, new floors, fully equip kitchen, priv ent on main lvl & priv patio, w/d, hydro, cable, some view, East 4th $1200, Avail now. 604-990-0981
3BR, 2500sf, Executive Condo, Million Dollar View, Horseshoe Bay, $2000/mo for short term, Jan 1 to May 30, 2013, 604-921-4050
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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
90FT WATERFRONT, Sointula Guest Beach House Malcolm Is. N. Vanc Is. 2 BR, water, sewer, hydro. $229K. 604-628-4592 www.sointulabeachhouse.com
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
4 BDRM, 2 baths, rec room, hardwood, SS kitchen West Van, Dec 1, $3300/m. 604-925-1728 Caufeild View, 2000sf open plan, 2 BR +den, 1.5 bath, updated, clean, quiet, Dec 1, ns, pet negot. $2700+utils, 604-926-3630
DEEP COVE seaside cottage, 2 br, fp, hardwood, lrg deck , garage ns $2325. 604-929-5191 FAMILY HOME, $2600/mo, 4 BR West 26th North Van, np, ns, view of City/Mnts, new flooring upstairs, entire house newly painted, 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
1 BR, ensuite bth, spacious home n/s female. Furn/unfurn, internet, w/d, $595 incl. 604-329-7449 NOW nice furnished room in large apt, Central Lonsdale, $675 incls utils & laundry. 604-603-3533 SHARE 3 BR furnished house, near bus stop, Cap U & shops, professional or student, avail Now, $480, 604-929-9667
1 BR bsmt large bright upper L Valley, n/s, n/p, full kitchen, w/d, d/w, radiant heat, $975 incl heat/ hotwater, NOW. 604-833-0386 1 BR grnd lvl, patio, Central Lonsdale, inste w/d, suits 1, ns/ np, $825 unfurnished or furnished available. 604-341-7803 1 BR & office, garden lvl, bright S. exp. Sentinel Hill, W Van, ns, np, suit 1, $1250 incl, 604-925-1250 2 BDRMS garden level, share ldry, PETS OK, Lynn Valley $1150+ utils. now. 778-709-2531 2 BR, 2 bath, garden lvl, private, new reno, appls, own w/d. $1600 incls utils, cable & internet. Delbrook/Queens, n/s 604-985-8666 2 BR bsmt suite above ground, 1100sf, own wd, fp, Dollarton area, cov’d prkg, ns, $1300, Dec 1st. 604-728-6962 2 BR gorgeous, Upper Lonsdale, quiet, 5 appls, bright, reno’d, ns $999. immed. 604-764-7689 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 2 BR reno’d, grd lvl, f/p, Lower Lonsdale, immed, share w/d & hydro $1200 ns np, 604-980-1054
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 $1998, 604-369-7780 3 BR, den, office, Cntrl Lonsdale, decks back & front, h/wd, w/d, very bright $2200, 604-725-4873 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 COZY 1 BDRM Horseshoe Bay cabin, wooded privacy, wd, 4 appsl, now. negot. 604-358-4153
3 BR. Tobruck Ave, 3 level, 2.5 baths, near trails & parks, 6 appls. rec room, gas fp, n/s, 2 ug prkg, avail Now, $2200, 604-982-0672
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
ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! From the City to the Valley
WEST VAN, Dundarave, Exec home, 3bdrm + den, 3 bath, gas stove, sub zero freezer, h/w flrs, f/p’s, n/pets, $4600 604-319-7674
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1964 FORD Falcon 289, auto, 2 door, hardtop, restored, $6,900. 'C plated'. Call 604-585-2397
1967 DODGE Cornet 500, beautifully restored, $25,500 obo, 604-946-2932, 604-916-9249 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
1976 MGB Roadster. British racing green colour. 4 speed. New top and carpet. Engine work done. $6,995. 604-591-8566
1979 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Auto,153,000 kms,asking $8,900 604-492-2220
1981 LINCOLN Town car, signature series, stock, collector plates, $3500 obo 604-792-6367
1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD, red, v6, 2 dr, 50k, a/c, auto, exc int, 1 owner, $6500. 604-533-3191
1989 JAGUAR XJS coupe, V12 159 K, pristine cond $7,500 obo. Priv sale, call Bob 604-986-8516
1989 PORSCHE 944 Turbo, white on burgundy, all rcrds, new exhaust, 5 spd, a/c, Ltd slip, great cond! $15,900 Call 604-943-0945
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Sport Utilities/ 4x4’s/Trucks
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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
MIKE: 604-872-0109 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
9130 2011 Dodge Charger SE 1,700 kms. Very cool,mint,smells new! $24,600obo. Gord 778-300-2538
Motorcycles/ Dirt Bikes
12 GMC ACADIA SLE
11 YUKON DENALI XL
Nav, DVD, loaded. Stk 950970
AWD, fully loaded. STK 950850 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
#1 FREE Scrap Vehicle Removal Ask about $500 Credit!!! $$ PAID for Some 604.683.2200
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1986 HARLEY Davidson SLHTC, loaded with options, 34K km original, show bike, collectors plate, $13,000, 604-946-4553
11 BMW 328i xDRIVE
STK 951310 WAS $38,900
Loaded, only 73,000kms. STK 245121
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 1989 BENTLEY Eight, Immac, 68,000 kms, gorgeous charcoal/ tan, no accidents, show winner $19,900 obo 604-889-2525
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
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
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
10 NISSAN ALTIMA
10 CADILLAC SRX
STK 950750 WAS $18,995
10 CHEVY EQUINOX
11 BUICK REGAL CXL
STK 951290 WAS $19,900
STK 951300 WAS $28,900
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 1997 LANDROVER Defender(s) 90, 5 spd diesel, mint, 160,000km, from desert $23,900 1-780-945-7945 604-926-7087 email@example.com
2006 Ford F150 XL, 4X4, 5.4L, extended cab, seats 6, long box, canopy, A/C, 107K. $12,950. must sell! (604) 773-4235. 2005 KAWASAKI EX500R Ninja, 16K, stored 2 yrs, 1 lady owner, $3000 obo, 778-788-8136
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 268K. $5,000 Call: (604) 316-2527 Great Car
AWD, nav, leather, loaded
4cyl, auto, pwr group, loaded.
1987 JAGUAR XJS Cabriolet, 1 owner, lady driven, V12, ps, pb, pw, rebuilt ac, new tires, $8900 obo, Don 604-826-7012
1993 Mazda MX-6 LS Mint condition. Automatic 171,000 kms. V6, Auto, AirCrd, Lady owned. $3,900 firm. Call: (778) 689-6094 1995 JAGUAR XJR-S, 4 door, luxury sedan. Safe, solid, sensuous, reliable. 21-24mpg, $12,000 Firm. Dr. Nomm 604-924-5442
10 BUICK ENCLAVE CXL STK BV14501. WAS $33,900
2010 TRIUMPH American Motorcycle, 900 cc, never driven, $8500 obo. 604-533-4962 morn/ eve REV UP YOUR ENGINE. Now gain 1st and 2nd year A p p renti c es hi p M otor c yc l e Mechanic skills. GPRC Fairview campus. Hands-on training street, off-road, dual sport bikes. Write AB MCM exams - gain 320 hours credit. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca. THE ONE - THE ONLY authorized Harley-Davidson technician training program in all of Canada. You’ll work on all types of HD bikes. Quality instruction and state-of-the-art training aids. GPRC Fairview Campus, Fairview Alberta. 1-888-999-7882.
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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
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
1994 PONTIAC Trans Am GT red with grey int., well maint., lady driven $4800. Serious inquires only. Ph 604-997-2583
Leather, sunroof, loaded
09 DODGE JOURNEY SE
11 CADILLAC DTS
Navigation, sunroof, leather, only 29,000kms. Stk 951160
Loaded, only 57,000kms. STK 868022
12 GMC SIERRA SLE CREW CAB
09 HYUNDAI ACCENT
4x4, loaded, only 14,000kms. Stk 951230.
4dr, auto, CD, only 44,000kms. Stk 878332
10 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SE
08 NISSAN ROGUE
STK 951270 WAS $19,900
10 CHEV AVEO
11 CHEVY AVALANCHE LTZ
5spd, one owner, only 3,000kms.
AWD, auto, loaded. Stk 950950
Every option, 4x4, only 25,000kms. Stk 87278
Bad Credit • No Credit • Bankruptcy Proposal • Collections 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
2002 Nissan Pathfinder 172,000 kms, Chilkoot Edition, power everything, A/C, $6,500 Call: (604) 591-7526 2000 AUDI S4 2.7T, 6sp, 4wd. Blk with blk leather int. Upgraded exhaust, turbos & more. 219,000 km $9800 778-229-0283 2002 Nissan Frontier 4x4 auto V6, 4x4, ext. box, 291,000 km $6,500. Call Gord (604)418-5394
Auto, fully loaded
Stow N Go, loaded
2001 JEEP Grand Cheroke, silver 250,000 km, new engine, good cond $5000 obo. 604-971-3435
2002 ACURA MDX AWD; 7 Pass! local, 1 Owner; every option; 1-yr warranty; $13,888. leather; Tow package; roof rails/rack; V6, only 130km! Spotless, No Accidents Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
AWD, leather, sunroof, loaded, only 58,000kms. Stk 951190.
Sports & Imports
1991 MERCEDES BENZ 300C. Auto, new tires. 111,000 km. Exc condition. $7,500. 604-786-6495
1999 SUZUKI Grand Vitara, fully loaded, 4 door, all wheel drive, white, $7000. Call 604-518-3166
2004 GMC Yukon XL, auto, 244Kms, 2WD, p/s, p/w, cruise. $6950. Jim 604-377-5751
Luxury Cars 1996 CHEVY Silverado 2500, extended cab, bed liner, cloth int, ps pb pw, incls tow kit, exc cond $2500 firm. Don 604-988-0170
Leather, nav, auto
2003 FORD F250 4x4 XL $8500 obo, 187,000 km, auto, 604-323-3662 or 604-315-9384
Auto, loaded. STK 951240
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
03 DODGE CARAVAN SXT
12 CHEVY CAMARO SS RS CONVERTIBLE
1998 HONDA Goldwing SE + Champion Daytona 2+2 conv. sidecar, loaded, 36K, new cond, classic, $14,900. 604 945-0376 1967 AUSTIN Healey BJ8 Mk 3, completely restored. 75K mi, all org. Red Ribbon at All Brit. Field meet. $45,000. 604-987-3993
No Wheels, No Problem
Collectibles & Classics
1963 FORD FALCON Futura, auto, 6cyl, 2 door hardtop, low mlg, new paint and brakes, $7500 604-874-4397
2007 BMW 525I, black, loaded, leather, sunroof, very clean, 130K, $24,900. 604-999-4097
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Sports & Imports
Sports & Imports
2000 MAZDA 626 XL, 98,500km, exc cond., auto, 4 cyl, $3500. 1 lady owner, Call 604-980-4918
2001 VW Jetta 1.8 Turbo, auto, leather, sunroof, AC. 123,500 km $5,800. 604-729-4129
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
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
2001 HONDA Civic. Std, 4dr, 182 K, new tires, fully serviced, $4000. Call: (604) 984-8913.
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
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 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
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
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2011 Suzuki SX4
Auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, CD
2003 TOYOTA Camry 'LE' only 94kms! V6; alloys; ABS; 2nd owner! NO Accidents! One year warranty; $9999. Perfect Cond! Auto Depot, 1397 Welch NVan, 604-727-3111
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
Sports & Imports
North Shores Best
The Snow is Coming 4 FREE Snow Tires with Any Nov Purchase
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
2004 JAGUAR X-type 102,000km, Auto, 2.5, V6, no accident $10,500. 778-862-6891
Financin As Low Asg 4.99% ON APPROVED
Auto, well equipped
2003 Honda 90,000 Original K’s Accord Coupe, V6, auto, glass roof, heated seats, new tires, immaculate. $10,850
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan 2011 Hyundai Sonata GL & GLS 7 pass, pwr group, a/c, Stow N Go, 35,000kms, 7118
2006 Toyota Matrix XR, only 59,000kms, 4dr, auto, pwr windows & locks, a/c, new tires, shadow mica/black cloth, $12,500 very clean.
2012 Subaru Forester
2011 Mazda 3 Sport
2010-2011 Mazda 3 Sedan
2003 Audi A4 1.8T 76,000 Original K’s, FWD, auto, glass roof, alloys, black/black leatherette, immaculate. $10,850
843 West 1st St. N.Van
Pwr group, sunroof, alloys, only 11,500kms, T5138
Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD
Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD, mags
Smarter Buyer. Better Car. 2010 Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer
2010 Mitsubishi RVR
2010-2011 Ford Escape AWD
2011 Nissan Sentra
2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Wagon
2011 Ford Flex SEL & LTD
2011 Mazda 2
AWD, nav, loaded
2010 Smart Car
Passion model, C7521
AWD, pwr group, auto, a/c, CD, T5211
Auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks, CD
Leather, sunroof, C5198
Auto, pwr group, a/c, CD
4 dr hatch, auto, a/c, pwr windows & locks
• 6-year / 120,000km transferable Powertrain warranty coverage, with options to upgrade to comprehensive extended warranty.
Sports & Imports
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
2006 ACURA 3.2 TL custom fully loaded, 300 HP 6 spd. 125,000 km on body, only 44,000 km on engine $15,500. 604-241-0357
2008 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
2006 Kia Rio Black 63k 4 door sedan a/c auto $7500 obo (604) 809-0717
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
Pwr group, sunroof, V6, excellent condition, C7509A
2008 - 2010 GM & Ford 3/4 Ton Cargo Vans From $15,999
2011-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe AWD Sunroof, mags
2011-2012 Jeep Wrangler
4dr, freedom top, Sahara/Sports, AWD
2002 WINDSTAR (Ford) 145 kms, good cond., $2975. 604-392-3909 after 4pm or all day wkends 2003 CHEVY Venture, 7pass, red, good cond, 128K, incls snow tires, $3500 obo, 604-946-4725
2003 KIA Sedona EX 2tone silver /grey, 3.5ltr,auto, pw/ps, am/fm, cd, 5dr, 7pass, cloth seats, roof rack, 171K, $3900 604-820-0486 2008 DODGE GRAND Caravan, 54K, like new, Michelan tires, $13,900. 604-922-7367
1980 SAN JUAN, 7.7, 5 good Sails, good motor furling, good condition, $5800, 604-568-2050
2009 Volkswagen GTI Golf. DSG/18" rims/leather/power S/R. New tires. 65,000 kms. Factory warranty. $21,600. (604) 731-9739
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 2007 KIA Rio 5, 5 dr, blk, 5sp, 1 owner, 72K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $7500 obo, 604-603-2548
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
2007 TOYOTA Camry LE, 4 dr, special leather, auto, 89K, f/load, $14,800 obo, 604-808-9518 2012 AUDI A4 Quattro, Premium, 29,000km, $46,500, panorama sunroof, auto, monsoon grey, black leather interior, all season tires. Snow tires optional. 604-764-8044
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
24’ SEA RAY 240 turn key & go, eng i/o, GM V8, surveyed, good shape. $6500. 604-552-3961
1989 Prowler/Cooper 19’, 4.3 Merc. inboard, dry-storage kept, loaded, like new, $18,000 obo Call: (604) 921-9433
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 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
2007 Volkswagen Rabbit 129,000km Single owner. Fully loaded, sunroof, heated seats, 5speed $10,500 604-329-6735 2007 YARIS 4DR SDN AUTO pw pl green $7,888 #2791785 WWW.KEYWESTFORD.COM 1-866-549-8503 301 Stewardson Way, New Westminister
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2012 MINI Cooper Convertible, auto, black, fully loaded, 2400km, not a demo, cost $35,000, sell $31,000, 604-971-3179
REDUCED MUST SELL!! $15,800 2009 Volkswagen BEETLE/BUG. light blue ext. black int. 38,500kms, automatic, fully loaded, sunroof mfgr. warranty. call 604-836-1014
1974 MOPAR 24’ custom cabana, 65K org miles, 440 V8, 4 kw. genset, oak cabinets, Cadilac head lights. New $1100 furnace, CD stereo, SS microwave, inverter, 3 batteries + more. $9400 obo. 778-889-3459
TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 90 2.8l deisel,auto, camp in comfort $15,400. 604-275-3443
1992 PROWLER 5th Whl, with hitch, needs fridge, good cond, $3500 obo, 604-992-5478
1998 NOMAD 5th Wheel 25 ft. 1 slide; Standup/walk around Bdrm $12,000 604-796-2866
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2006 Hyundai Sonata
2007 BMW 525i 88,400km Premium Pkg, loaded $21,900 obo. 604-532-9292
Financing & Leasing Available
2006 Toyota 78,000 Original K’s Camry 4 Cyl LE, auto, alloys, glass roof, exceptional condition. $12,850
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
2004 BMW 52,000 Original K’s 325i Sedan, auto, alloys, glass roof, heated seats, grey/black. $14,850
with factory warranty
Leather, sunroof, C7446
Sports & Imports
2004 HYUNDAI Elantra 79 K km, 5 spd, 2.0L, 4 cyl, new clutch, a/c, loaded, $5999. 604-980-0051
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For more information on these cars & others call Ted 2002 HONDA Civic SI, auto, 2dr, ac, sunrf, 103K, exc cond, incls winter tires, $5800, 604-916-2634
2010-2011 Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 & 3500 Quad Cab SLT 4x4 From $25,999
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
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2004 TITANIUM model 32E 37DS, 2 slides, mint cond, 1 owner, $27,900. 604 535-8688
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2004 PLEASUREWAY Plateau M/H, Mercedes Benz diesel, Mi. 61,588K, Immac cond & loaded. $54,900. Ph 1-604-220-5005
CARPENTRY, ADDITIONS, decks, 32 yrs exp, licensed. Call Ken, Cell: 604-928-3270
LIME Home Services, North Shore, Carpet & Furniture Cleaning, Environmentally Friendly, 778-340-1901 2005 FOUR WINDS Class C 30’ sleeps 7, like new cond, 132,000 km, $24,888 778-748-6874 firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Sandra 604-984-8054
✫✫A CLEAN SWEEP ✫✫ Reliable Housecleaning service. 778 836-9970 ✫✫ 604 987-9970 $20/HR. Quality House cleaning. 604-983-3477 www.qualityhc.com
2008 ITASA SUNOVA 29R MOTORHOME 41,000 kms V10 Ford engine, automatic HD Shaw Direct satilite dish, 2 slide outs, Jensen entertainment 12 volt HDTV, viper alarm system, 2-80 watt solar panels, 2400 watt inverter, 2 awning curtains for back and side, front and side window shields, ducted air conditioning with heat pump, excellent condition ready to go. $69,900 Call: (604) 755-0423 or email: email@example.com
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40’ MOUNTAIN Aire, Dsl pusher Like new. incl tow jeep. $69,000. Ph 604 795-9967
Cell 604-671-0084 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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PRO GAS - North Shore Gas fireplaces. Repair & safety inspection. 604-925-1341 www.progas.ca
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• Gutter cleaning/repairs • Power washing • Window cleaning • WCB insured • Free estimates
604-984-4147 AT YOUR HOME GUTTERS North Shore division. Installs, cleaning, repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189
WEST SIDE GUTTERS 15% OFF 604-722-1105
DNE ELECTRIC Lic #89267 ALL Your Electrical Needs. Panel Upgrading. Reasonable Free Estimate 604-999-2332 ELECTRICIAN #37940 Free ests - Reasonable rates. 604-842-5276
Labour / Odd jobs Home & Garden Indoor / Outdoor Clean up, removal, etc. North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079
CHEAP LOADS Fast Reliable Service 604-922-5101 DAVE’S DISPOSAL SERVICES Fast, dependable. 7 days. Very reasonable. 604-926-5206
A LICENSED electrician #19807 semi-retired, small jobs only. 604-689-1747 pgr 604-686-2319
Gutters A GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE
PARK ROYAL DRAINAGE Call 604-987-7663 2009 BIGFOOT 30MH28TE Top of line, immaculate, loaded, low kms, $88,650. 604-230-7546
Heating North Shore Licensed • Insured Bonded
Installation Service Repair Cleaning Inspection
Furnace Boiler Fireplace Hot Water Tank Air Ducts Dryer Vents
PRO GAS - North Shore Furnaces, boilers, gas fitting, heat pumps. Service & installation. 604-925-1341 www.progas.ca
Moving & Storage
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Yard Clean-ups • Hedges Pruning • Gutters • Aeration Lawn Mowing Christmas Lights Rubbish Removal Free Estimates
Book a job at: www.jimsmowing.ca
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GARDEN SERVICES LTD. Lawn Maintenance, General Clean-Up, Moss Control, Trim, Top, Prune. Free Est.
ENGLISH LANDSCAPER gardener, 30 yrs exp, complete garden maint. Les 604-209-8853 TOP SOIL, sand, gravel, etc. Pick-up or Delivery. Headwater Management, 175 Harbour Ave, North Van 604-985-6667
AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING All types. BBB, insured, references. www.affordablequalityroofing.com 604-984-6560
Licenced & Insured Local & Long Distance
FREE ESTIMATES Seniors Discount
604-537-4140 LOCAL MOVERS big/small deliveries, rubbish, recyling, good service. Offer inside furn. rearrangement. 604-603-3533, 925-3186
Oil Tank Removal
TANKTECH Certified Oil Tank Removal & Remediation Specialists. res/com. Free est. 604-328-1234
A CLEAN PAINT JOB. Quality 1 room from $127. Int-ext, WCB 22 yrs exp. Cell: 604-727-2700
★ STAFFORD & SON ★ Interior/Exterior. Top quality work. Reas. rates. BBB, 604-809-3842
DELBROOK Licenced Plumber 604-729-6695
GLOBAL PLUMBING BBB+ Lic. Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/hr,
T-A STONEWALL. Rockwalls, paving stones, Allan block walls, etc. 987-8155 / 250-4117 ww.tastonewall.com
LOCAL PLUMBER - Licensed, insured,GASFITTING, renos, Repairs. VISA 604-929-6956
Labourer Available rain or shine North Shore Odd Job Services Michael 778-868-5079
Norvan Plumbing Heating&Gas Service -renos - construction. Lic. Bonded Ins. Matt 604-988-4644
Moving & Storage
est 1981 Expert flat rate piano movers
1,3,5 & 7 ton trucks e-mail for a moving or storage quote email@example.com
POWERWASHING. GUTTERS & Christmas Lights, etc. Awnings, Best rates. Free est. Doug 985-4604
Need help with your Home Renovation?
BC COASTAL MOVING reasonable hourly rates / quotes available Call: (604) 770-0024 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find it in the Classiﬁeds!
RJR CONSTRUCTION Small Projects Division. www.rjrrenovator.com Call 604-987-5438
Roofing 8250 AFFORDABLE QUALITY ROOFING LTD.
on Christmas Corner ads until December 25.
Call 604-630-3300 and book today!
Sand, Gravel, Soil, Rock Deliveries
Dalton Trucking 604-986-6944
26 Years in Business 25 Years workmanship warranty FREE ESTIMATES
All Season Rooﬁng
Re-Rooﬁng & Repairs Specialists 20 year Labour Warranty available
WEST SIDE ROOFING
604-722-1105 FF 15% O TODAY!
DALTON TRUCKING LTD.
Top Soil, Garden Soil, Fill Soil, Sand, Gravel, and More. Small and Large Deliveries. - Or you can pick up Dump Site for Dirt, Concrete, Asphalt. Dirt,Rock,Demo Bins, U-Load. Recycled Products, Blast Rock, Round Rock, Sorted Rocks
87 Mountain Hwy, N.Van.
TOP SOIL, SAND, GRAVEL, etc. Pick-up or Delivery 175 Harbour Ave. North Vancouver
A. A. Best Pro Tree Service Trimming, pruning, tree service, stump grinding, cleanup, etc. CALL SUKH free est. 604-726-9152 or 604-984-1988
AFFORDABLE WINDOW cleaning, powerwashing and painting. Call Doug at 604-985-4604
ABOVE ALL ROOFING Roofing, repairs, chimneys, skylights & gutters.over 30yrs exp. Brian Gale 604-985-9214
WEST COAST Home Services Window & gutter cleaning, power washing. Guaranteed lowest price WCB insured 604-984-4147
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BIN SERVICES for your Dirt Fill, Rock, Concrete or Asphalt Jobs. ● Load up to 8 c/yd-Demo 20 c/yd
Promote your Craft Fairs, Christmas Events & Services
BELL MINI BINS 604-922-5101 Small or large household jobs & Mini bin service. 7 days a week Fast ★ inexpensive ★ reliable.
STUDENT WORKS Disposal & Recycling. Trips start at $49. John 778-288-8009 www.studentworksdisposal.com
We haul everything, no load too big or small, we do it all. Free est. 604-317-2500/ 929-7195
RENOVATIONS: FROM Rendering to Reality. Visit ccirenos.com and look for our listing on Sundays. 604-980-8384
SAVE ON PLUMBING Licensed Plumber/Gas fitter, $68/HR. Same
day service. 604-987-7473 Samy
DAVE’S DISPOSAL SERVICES Fast, dependable. 7 days. Very reasonable. 604-926-5206
10% Off with this Ad! For all your plumbing, heating & reno needs. Lic Gas Fitter, Aman. 778-895-2005
PLUMBING & DRAINAGE
NORTH WEST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair. WCB & liability insur. Jag, 778-892-1530
PAUL’S PAINTING Renovation & Painting 778-865-0370
★ 3 Licensed Plumbers ★ 66 years of exp. 604-830-6617 www.oceansidemechanical.com
AT YOUR HOME ROOFING North Shore division. New roofs & repairs. WCB Insured 604-340-7189
#1 TRAILER TRASH BOYS
ALL JOBS WELCOME! •Kitchen & Bath • Crown Moldings •Drywall •Painting •Flooring 604-771-2201 or 604-771-5197
FENCES, DECKS, Concrete Form Work, Retaining Walls, Garages. Larry • 604-338-9272
BRUSH, ROLL, SPRAY. Serving the North Shore 28 years. Shoreline Painters 604-986-2453
All types - Reroofs & Repairs Insured/WCB 778-288-8357
★ An Interior Specialist ★ SEA TO SKY PAINTING Small or Big Jobs, Quick & Clean Quality Craftsmanship, Insured, Free Est. Carter 604-790-4554
24/7. 604-987-7473, 604-721-6075.
Actual Plumbing & Heating, 24/7, Seniors/Military Disc. Lic. & Insured BBB, 604-908-1469
Complete Bathroom Renovations Kitchens, Cer.Tiling, Attics, Bsmnt Stes. 604-521-1567
WOODBROS CONSTRUCTION -Local Custom Home Builder and Renovator. Experienced local residential Construction team scheduling for upcoming Home Construction and Renovation projects. See what a difference a respected dedicated and trustworthy Contractor can make for your next Home construction or Improvement project. Estimates and honest answers are always free. Call Dan Wood (604) 690-9993 email: email@example.com
A LADY Painter, meticulous, prof & color consult, 20 yrs on North Shore. exc refs. 604-961-3451
Constructive Landscaping Stonework.paving stones, Cedar decks/fences, Pergola’s. 30 yrs exp. Call Danny 604-250-7824
1, 3, 5, 7 or 10 Ton $ From
Cert. horticulturists 604-518-5661 Scott H. Design & Maintenance KatsuraLandscaping.ca
A EASTWEST Roofing & Siding Reroofing, Gutter, BBB Member, 10% disc, Seniors Disc, 604-783-6437
Lawn & Garden
Renovations & Home Improvement
We accept Visa, Mastercard & Interac
GREAT CANADIAN LAWNS Landscaping, lighting, patios 604-924-LAWN (5296)
1 to 3 Men
★ Stonework.paving stones ★ Cedar decks/fencing ★ Pergola’s ★ 30 yrs exp Call Danny 604-250-7824 www.constructivelandscaping.com
WITH ALL life throws at you, who has time to clean? Call Merry Maids. 604-980-6100
WEST SIDE DRAINAGE & SEWER 15% OFF - 604-722-1105
2008 NASH 25’ 5th whl, q bed, rear kitchen, 1 slide $19,000. Ph 604-792-2201 Chilliwack
GOLDEN GIRLS - Senior’s House Cleaning & Home Services Inc. Call 604-984-6999
YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 service call. Insured. Lic # 89402. Fast same day service guar’d. We love small jobs! 604-568-1899
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